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LAW (Soundex L000) — See also CAW, LAH, LAM, LAU, LAUE, LAUIE, LAY, LEH, LEW, LOW, WAAL, WALL.

  LAW: See also William Thompson Bagley — Law Sykes Bamforth — Dennis A. Blakeslee — Coleby Chew — Pearson Church — George Law Curry — William Rufus Finch — Jenny C. Law Hardy — William Law Learned — Law M. Ottofy — Albert H. Stites — Thomas Franklin Watkins
  Law, Albert L. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Alexander B. — of Shushan, Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 1st District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Allen — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Prohibition candidate for Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Anna — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Law, Arthur J. (1906-1987) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Poteau, Le Flore County, Okla., January 12, 1906. Democrat. Grocer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1952; mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1953-54; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1959-72 (Oakland County 2nd District 1959-64, 62nd District 1965-72); defeated, 1972 (primary), 1972. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto. Died in 1987 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Law, Bill — of King, Stokes County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Stokes County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Blanche C. — of Darlington Court House (now Darlington), Darlington County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Darlington Court House, S.C., 1885-90. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Charles Blakeslee (1872-1929) — also known as Charles B. Law — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Hannibal, Oswego County, N.Y., February 5, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1905-11; defeated, 1910; state court judge in New York, 1916; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1924. Baptist. Member, Union League. Died while swimming (presumably drowned) at his summer home on Kattskill Bay, near Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., September 15, 1929 (age 57 years, 222 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Jordan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Eli B. Law and Mary Louisa (Payne) Law; married, November 20, 1901, to Ilma Best.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Law, Charles D. — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Charles H. — of Wyomissing, Berks County, Pa. Burgess of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Law, David S. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1846-50. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Denis W. — of Renton, King County, Wash. Mayor of Renton, Wash.; elected 2007; elected unopposed 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Law, Edward — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Eprevel See M. Eprevel Law
  Law, Eugene F. (d. 1929) — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 31st Circuit, 1901-29; appointed 1901; died in office 1929. Died in 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Law, First Lady of: See Mabel Walker Willebrandt
  Law, Fred See Frederick Law
  Law, Frederick — also known as Fred Law — of Kearny, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Kearny, N.J., 1940; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, George — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Gerald H. — of Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1983-90, 1995- (36th District 1983-90, 20th District 1995-98); resigned 1990. Still living as of 1998.
  Law, Glen R. (b. 1897) — of Sharpsville, Mercer County, Pa. Born in Raymilton, Venango County, Pa., May 7, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 50th District, 1935-38. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oren B. Law and Margaret E. (Ramsey) Law; married to Byrdella Boyd.
  Law, Glenn W., Jr. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 107th District, 1972, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Law, Harold E. — of Brownstown Township, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Brownstown Township, Michigan, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Henry H. — of Briarcliff Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.; elected 1929, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Hugh E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Nominated in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 99th District 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Law, Hyla M. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Law, James B. — of Montgomery County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1875-78. Burial location unknown.
  Law, James D. — of Harlowton, Wheatland County, Mont. Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Law, James E. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Law, James J. — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1933-35 (acting, 1933-34); chair of Luzerne County Democratic Party, 1937; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Law, James L. — of California. Member of California state assembly 17th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Law, James O. (1809-1847) — of Baltimore, Md. Born March 14, 1809. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1843-44. Died June 6, 1847 (age 38 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Law, James R., Jr. (1885-1952) — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born April 1, 1885. Mayor of Madison, Wis., 1932-43. Died March 14, 1952 (age 66 years, 348 days). Burial location unknown.
  Law, Janice — Republican. Candidate in primary for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Law, Jenny C. See Jenny C. Law Hardy
  Law, Jeremiah — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Law, John (1796-1873) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., October 28, 1796. Democrat. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1824; state court judge in Indiana, 1830; federal judge, 1855; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1861-65. Died October 7, 1873 (age 76 years, 344 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Vincennes, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Law; grandson of Richard Law (1733-1806) and Amasa Learned.
  Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Law, John — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Law, John — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Jonathan (1672-1750) — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., 1672. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1741-50; died in office 1750. Died in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., November 6, 1750 (age about 78 years). Interment at Milford Cemetery, Milford, Conn.
  Law, Jonathan — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Hartford, Conn., 1809-29. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Joseph B. — of Tipton, Tipton County, Ind. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Tipton, Ind., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Law, Levi J. (1854-1909) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., December 1, 1854. Democrat. Clothing merchant; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1889-90; defeated, 1895; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892; postmaster at Cadillac, Mich., 1894-98; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Presbyterian. English and Scottish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum; Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died in Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich., 1909 (age about 54 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George D. Law.
  Law, Lyman (1770-1842) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., August 19, 1770. Lawyer; postmaster at New London, Conn., 1794-97; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1801-02, 1806, 1809-10, 1819, 1826; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1806, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1811-17. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., February 3, 1842 (age 71 years, 168 days). Original interment at Second Burial Ground, New London, Conn.; reinterment in 1851 at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Law (1733-1806); father of John Law.
  Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Law, M. Eprevel — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Law, M. F. — of Caswell County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Caswell County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Newton — of Ritchie County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ritchie County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Law, O. Thomas, Jr. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 33rd District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Law, Richard (1733-1806) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., March 7, 1733. Lawyer; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1778, 1783-84; mayor of New London, Conn., 1784; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1784-89; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1789-1806; died in office 1806. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., January 26, 1806 (age 72 years, 325 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Father of Lyman Law (1770-1842); grandfather of John Law.
  Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Law, Robert C. (b. 1947) — of Livonia, Wayne County, Mich.; Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 5, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 36th District, 1977-80; defeated, 1974; resigned 1980; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 2008. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Kiwanis; Jaycees; Rotary. Still living as of 2008.
  Law, Robert L. — of Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County, 1970, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Law, Robert R. — of Cambridge, Washington County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 30th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Law, S. M. — of Canton, McPherson County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Samuel A. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 2nd District, 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Law, T. A. — of Barbour County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Law, The Gardenia of the: See Grover Aloysius Whalen
  Law, Thomas — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Law, Thomas, Jr. See O. Thomas Law, Jr.
  Law, Thomas J. — of Clear Lake, Deuel County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 27th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Law, W. P. — of Darlington, Darlington County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Law, Walter W., Jr. — of Briarcliff Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1914-17; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Law, William Errol — of Titus, Elmore County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Elmore County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Law, William H. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Law, William H. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.


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