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KURTZ (Soundex K632) — See also CORDTS, CORDTZ, COURTS, CURTS, KERTZ, KORTZ, KUNTZ, KURT, KURTENACKER, KURTH, KURTHY, KURTIS, KURTZENACKER, KURTZWELL, KURZ, KUTZ, SCHURTZ, STURTZ, WURTZ, WURTZEL.

  KURTZ: See also Guy Kurtz Bard — Benjamin Kurtz Focht — Cyrus Kurtz Holliday — Andrew Galbraith Miller
  Kurtz, A. B. W. — of Middletown, Dauphin County, Pa. Burgess of Middletown, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Albert See F. Albert Kurtz
  Kurtz, Alfred J. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Atlantic County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Andrew — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Arthur E. — of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Connellsville, Pa., 1910-13. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Arthur J. (b. 1898) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 11, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Republican candidate for Michigan state senate, 1932 (primary, 21st District), 1938 (primary, 21st District), 1944 (primary, 21st District), 1966 (5th District); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1947-48; defeated, 1940 (Wayne County 1st District), 1948 (Wayne County 1st District), 1950 (Wayne County 1st District), 1952 (Wayne County 1st District), 1954 (Wayne County 8th District); Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1956, 1958 (primary); candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Woodmen; American Judicature Society. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Banks See Jacob Banks Kurtz
  Kurtz, Charles H. — of Augusta, Butler County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Augusta, Kan., 1881-84. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Charles L. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Charles M. — of Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Charles R. — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Corinne E. — of New York. Marijuana Reform candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Kurtz, D. W. B. — of Boone County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Boone County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, David B. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1851-52; member of California state assembly 1st District, 1861-62, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, F. Albert — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Henry — Socialist. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, J. Banks See Jacob Banks Kurtz
  Kurtz, J. H. — of Luzerne County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, J. U. — of Berwick, Columbia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. Postmaster at Berwick, Pa., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Jacob Banks (1867-1960) — also known as J. Banks Kurtz — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Born in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pa., October 31, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Blair County District Attorney; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1923-35 (21st District 1923-33, 23rd District 1933-35); delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936, 1940, 1948. Died September 18, 1960 (age 92 years, 323 days). Interment at Alto Reste Burial Park, Altoona, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Jennie Stockton (died 1932).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Kurtz, James H. — of Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mayor of Miamisburg, Ohio, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, John — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Union candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Sheboygan County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, John F. — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Lewisburg, Pa., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Karl V. — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1950, 1952, 1954; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Ken See Kenneth Reay Kurtz
  Kurtz, Kenneth — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 58th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Kurtz, Kenneth Reay (b. 1929) — also known as Kenneth R. Kurtz; Ken Kurtz — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va.; Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in 1929. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1952. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Son of Kenneth S. Kurtz and Virginia Dent Reay Kurtz (1904-1987).
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Kurtz, Kenneth S. (1903-1939) — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born October 16, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1937-39; died in office 1939. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Theta Chi; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary. Died July 10, 1939 (age 35 years, 267 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Near Weston, Lewis County, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harry W. Kurtz and Blanche (Swan) Kurtz; married, August 17, 1928, to Virginia Dent Reay; father of Kenneth Reay Kurtz (1929-).
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Kurtz, Leonard — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Lewis E. — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Cumberland County Republican Party, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Louis C. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Postmaster at Des Moines, Iowa, 1911-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Myra P. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Kurtz, N. V. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1944; member of Wyoming state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Phil — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state senate 17th District, 2006, 2010; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 132nd District, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Kurtz, Raphael — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Robert M., Jr. — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Kurtz, Mrs. Robert W. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Kurtz, Theodore M. — of Jefferson County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 37th District, 1909-16. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Thomas C. — of Clay County, Minn. Democrat. Candidate for clerk of the Minnesota supreme court, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, Virginia Dent Reay (1904-1987) — also known as Virginia Reay Kurtz; Virginia Dent Reay — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va., October 5, 1904. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1939-40; appointed 1939. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Died in 1987 (age about 82 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Morgantown, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of David C. Reay and Marguerite K. Reay; married, August 17, 1928, to Kenneth S. Kurtz; mother of Kenneth Reay Kurtz (1929-); descendant *** of Marmaduke Herbert Dent.
  Political family: Kurtz-Dent family of West Virginia.
  Kurtz, W. W. — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Athens, Ohio, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Kurtz, William — of Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County; elected 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Kurtz, William Henry (1804-1868) — also known as William H. Kurtz — of York, York County, Pa. Born in York, York County, Pa., January 31, 1804. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1851-55 (15th District 1851-53, 25th District 1853-55). Died June 24, 1868 (age 64 years, 145 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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