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LAWRENCE (Soundex L652) — See also LAURANCE, LAURENCE, LAWERENCE, LAWR, LAWRENSEN, LAWRENSON, LAWREY, LAWRIE, LAWRY, LORANCE, LORANZA, LORENCE, LORENZI, LORENZO, LOWRANCE, SAINTLAWRENCE, TAWRESEY, WREN, WRENDO, WRENHOLT, WRENN, WRENNE, WRENSHALL, WRENTMORE.

  LAWRENCE: See also Robert McCormick Adams — Constance Dean Armitage — Henry Rutgers Beekman — Walter S. Bemis — Hobert Lee Blackledge — Robert James Brent — Philip Marshall Brown — George Calvin Codd — George Pierre Codd — Charles Robert Connell — James L. Curtis — Jonathan Elmer — Ebenezer Elmer — Samuel Abbott Green — William Averell Harriman — Alvin Paul Kitchin — William Lovard Lee — Charles Welch Libby — Verner Wright Main — Wallace Almeron Miles — Bessie Moody-Lawrence — Darius Adams Ogden — Darius Adams Ogden, Jr. — Charles Edwin Ogden — Augustus Pettibone — George N. Rigby — James Albert Rodman — John Webster Sanford, Jr. — Henry Augustus Wolcott
  Lawrence, A. C. — of California. Member of California state assembly 21st District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, A. D. — of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Mich. Postmaster at Tecumseh, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Abbie P. — of South Gardiner, Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at South Gardiner, Maine, 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Abbott (1792-1855) — of Massachusetts. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., December 16, 1792. Whig. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1835-37, 1839-40; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1849-52. Unitarian. Died August 18, 1855 (age 62 years, 245 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Lawrence (1754-1827) and Susanna (Parker) Lawrence (1755-1845); brother of Luther Lawrence (1778-1839); uncle of Amos Adams Lawrence and Samuel Abbott Green; second great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; third great-granduncle of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Moore Bancroft; third cousin once removed of Alonzo M. Garcelon; third cousin twice removed of John Albion Andrew, Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden, Winfield Scott Holden and Alonzo Marston Garcelon; third cousin thrice removed of John Forrester Andrew, Henry Hersey Andrew, Charles Wayne Holden and Gordon Woodbury.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence, Abraham R. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Adam — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 99th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, Adeline Yard — also known as Adeline Y. Lawrence — of Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Albert Gallatin (1836-1887) — also known as Albert G. Lawrence — of Rhode Island. Born in 1836. U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1867-68. Died in 1887 (age about 51 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lawrence, Alexander, Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Alexander Atkinson, Jr. (1906-1979) — Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., December 28, 1906. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, 1968-78; took senior status 1978. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., August 20, 1979 (age 72 years, 235 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Lawrence, Alfred — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Mayor of Lawrence, Kan., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Alfred E. — of Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H. Socialist. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Amos A. — of Cohasset, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Amos Adams (1814-1886) — also known as Amos A. Lawrence — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 31, 1814. Owner, Ipswich Mills, maker of cotton and woollen goods; abolitionist; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1858 (American), 1860 (Constitutional Union). Episcopalian. Died in Nahant, Essex County, Mass., August 22, 1886 (age 72 years, 22 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Lawrence (1786-1852) and Sarah (Richards) Lawrence (1790-1819); married, March 31, 1842, to Sarah Elizabeth Appleton (1822-1891; daughter of William Appleton); father of Susan Mason Lawrence (1852-1923; who married William Caleb Loring); nephew of Luther Lawrence and Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855); great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; second great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall; first cousin of Samuel Abbott Green; third cousin twice removed of Charles Moore Bancroft; fourth cousin of Alonzo M. Garcelon; fourth cousin once removed of John Albion Andrew, Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden, Winfield Scott Holden and Alonzo Marston Garcelon.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The city of Lawrence, Kansas, is named for him.  — Lawrence University, in Appleton, Wisconsin, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence, Andrew J. — of Beaver County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Beaver County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Andrew M. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Arthur A. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Arthur W. — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Mrs. B. I. — of Fayette, Howard County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Howard County Democratic Party, 1943. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Barbara — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lawrence, Benjamin V. — of Michigan. Socialist. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Betty F. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence, Bill — Communist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Bill — of Highland Village, Denton County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 12th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, Bob — of Lakewood, Pierce County, Wash. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1998, 2000, 2002; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Lawrence, Brenda L. — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Southfield, Mich., 2001-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 2008; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 2010; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 2012. Female. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Still living as of 2013.
  Lawrence, C. Fayette — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, C. G. (b. 1871) — of Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., January 12, 1871. College professor; South Dakota superintendent of public instruction, 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Carroll — of Troy, Pike County, Ala. Mayor of Troy, Ala., 1951-52, 1954-55, 1957-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Charles B. — of Illinois. Justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1864-73. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Charles Drummond (1878-1975) — Born in North Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, August 5, 1878. Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1943. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died February 12, 1975 (age 96 years, 191 days). Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Charles S. (d. 1934) — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1929-30, 1933-34. Died September 20, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Chester R. — Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1914; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1916, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Chris — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lawrence, Christopher H. — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1938-48 (Westchester County 1st District 1938-44, Westchester County 5th District 1945-48). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Cornelius Van Wyck (1791-1861) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., February 28, 1791. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1833-34; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1834-37; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1845-49. Died in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., February 20, 1861 (age 69 years, 358 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Queens County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Effingham Lawrence (1820-1878).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Lawrence, Cyndi — of Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, Daniel — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1777-83. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Darius W. — of Moira, Franklin County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1852-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, David Leo (1889-1966) — also known as David L. Lawrence — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 18, 1889. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; speaker, 1944, 1948; vice-chair, Arrangements Committee, vice-chair, 1964; chair, Credentials Committee, chair, 1964; chair of Allegheny County Democratic Party, 1927; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1935-39; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1937-45; member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1940-48; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1946-59; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1959-63. Member, Elks. Died November 21, 1966 (age 77 years, 156 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles B. Lawrence and Catherine (Conwell) Lawrence; married, June 8, 1921, to Alice Golden; grandfather of Gerald Lawrence (1968-).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Lawrence, David W. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1880, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Don See Joseph Don Lawrence, Jr.
  Lawrence, Donald — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1958, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence, Dorastus — of Marcellus, Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Dorothy Bell — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1959-63; candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1963.
  Lawrence, Dub See William J. Lawrence
  Lawrence, Duncan See J. Duncan Lawrence
  Lawrence, E. Grove — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, E. P. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, E. S. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, E. W. — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Mayor of Meadville, Pa., 1920; defeated, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Ed — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edgar See W. Edgar Lawrence
  Lawrence, Edith — of Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edith — of Edmonds, Snohomish County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lawrence, Edson — Independence League candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edward A. — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County 1st District, 1858-59; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edward B. — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of New Canaan, Connecticut, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edward D. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edward I. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edward J. — of Rhode Island. Independent candidate for Rhode Island state house of representatives 19th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
Edward M. Lawrence Lawrence, Edward M. — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Lawrence, Edwin — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Whig. Supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1842-44, 1848-49; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1844, 1846; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1857; circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 1858-69. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edwin J. — of Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Edwin Winship (b. 1881) — also known as Edwin W. Lawrence — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., March 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; general attorney, Rutland Railroad; member of Vermont state senate from Rutland County, 1923-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee). Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Edwin Lawrence and Katherine C. (Phalen) Lawrence; married, October 10, 1904, to Florence Roby.
  Lawrence, Effingham (1820-1878) — of Louisiana. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 2, 1820. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1860; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1st District, 1875. Died December 9, 1878 (age 58 years, 282 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (1791-1861).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Elisha (1746-1799) — of Monmouth County, N.J. Born in 1746. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Monmouth County, 1787; Governor of New Jersey, 1790. Died July 23, 1799 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Elizabeth — of Moab, Grand County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Lawrence, Ella M. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1959, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Lawrence, Ellsworth C. — of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1933-45; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 3rd Department, 1945. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Emil — of San Francisco, Calif. Candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Lawrence, Fayette See C. Fayette Lawrence
  Lawrence, Frank — of Michigan. Mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Frank J. — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lawrence, Franklin — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Fred — of Mound City, Holt County, Mo. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Holt County, 1925-30. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, G. M. — of Grenada, Grenada County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Gayle K. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Lawrence, George — of Lodi, San Joaquin County, Calif. Mayor of Lodi, Calif., 1906-14. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, George N. — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Burial location unknown.
George P. Lawrence Lawrence, George Pelton (1859-1917) — also known as George P. Lawrence — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., May 19, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Massachusetts, 1885-94; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1895-97; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1897-1913. Under stress as head of a World War I draft exemption board, he jumped from an eighth-floor window and fell to his death, at the Belmont Hotel, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., November 21, 1917 (age 58 years, 186 days). Interment at Hill Side Cemetery, North Adams, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George C. Lawrence (died 1883) and Jane E. (Pelton) Lawrence (born 1829); married, June 12, 1889, to Susannah (Hope) Bracewell; nephew of Guy Ray Pelton (1824-1890); third cousin once removed of Edwin A. Pelton and Frederic William Pelton; fourth cousin once removed of William Hayward.
  Political family: Pelton-Hayward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Lawrence, George Van Eman (1818-1904) — also known as George V. Lawrence — of Monongahela, Washington County, Pa. Born in Washington County, Pa., November 13, 1818. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Washington County, 1844, 1859-60, 1893-96; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1849-51, 1861-63, 1876-82 (23rd District 1849-51, 1861-63, 46th District 1876-82); U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1865-69, 1883-85; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1872. Died October 2, 1904 (age 85 years, 324 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Monongahela, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Lawrence (1786-1842).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, George W. — of Warren, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, George W. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Gerald (b. 1968) — of Wayne, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 10, 1968. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee, 1996-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Catholic. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Grandson of David Leo Lawrence (1889-1966).
  Lawrence, Gloria — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Lawrence, Grove See E. Grove Lawrence
  Lawrence, Guy M. — of Hooksett, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hooksett, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Harding L. — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lawrence, Helen M. — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Henry — of Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County 1st District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Henry E. — U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Mexico, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lawrence, Henry Franklin (1868-1950) — also known as Henry F. Lawrence — of Cameron, Clinton County, Mo. Born near Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., January 31, 1868. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Died January 12, 1950 (age 81 years, 346 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Cameron, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Hosea Ballou (1847-1925) — also known as Hosea B. Lawrence — of Craig, Holt County, Mo. Born in Pike County, Ohio, January 19, 1847. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Holt County, 1909-12. Died in Holt County, Mo., August 24, 1925 (age 78 years, 217 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Craig, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Lawrence and Hiram Lawrence (1828-1876); married, December 31, 1868, to Mary Sabina Curry (1843-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence, Howard C. (b. 1890) — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich.; Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Sebewa Township, Ionia County, Mich., August 14, 1890. Republican. Banker; business partner and executive secretary to Gov. Fred W. Green; Michigan Republican state chair, 1929-36; Michigan state treasurer, 1931-32; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Protestant. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus S. Lawrence and Margaret (Neidhardt) Lawrence; married, May 1, 1913, to Clara Louise Luther.
  Lawrence, Hubbard — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Iris E. — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004; member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Lawrence, Isaac — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, J. A. — of Bourbonnais, Kankakee County, Ill. Postmaster at Bourbonnais, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, J. Don See Joseph Don Lawrence, Jr.
  Lawrence, J. Duncan — of Bloomville, Delaware County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, James — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Ohio state attorney general, 1884-86. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, James — of Peninsula, Summit County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lawrence, James E. — also known as Jim Lawrence — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1976 (3rd District), 1978 (4th District). Still living as of 1978.
  Lawrence, James G. — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1874; member of Minnesota state senate, 1881-86 (15th District 1881-82, 23rd District 1883-86). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lawrence, James H. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 24th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lawrence, James R. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1825, 1838-40; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, James V. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, James Z. — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Branford, Connecticut, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Jesse H. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence, Jim See James E. Lawrence
  Lawrence, Jim — Socialist. Socialist Equality candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lawrence, Joe — of Ashburn, Turner County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John (1618-1699) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, 1618. Mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1673-75, 1691. Died in 1699 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lawrence, John — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1765-67. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John — of Westchester County, N.Y.; New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1782-83, 1784-85 (Westchester County 1782-83, New York County 1784-85). Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1863-65; member Dakota territorial council, 1872-76. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John (b. 1942) — of Pittsburg, Camp County, Tex. Born May 5, 1942. Republican. Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 2000 (primary), 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Lawrence, John — Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, John C. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Lawrence, John E. — of Kasper, Sully County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 25th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John F. — of Peru, Miami County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Miami County Republican Party, 1905; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John L. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John L. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John O. — of Portsmouth, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Portsmouth, Va., 1863-69. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John S. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1891; member of Michigan Gold Democratic Party State Executive Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, John Watson (1800-1888) — also known as John W. Lawrence — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1800. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1841-42; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1845-47; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1856. Died December 20, 1888 (age about 88 years). Interment at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Jonathan (1737-1812) — of Newtown (now part of Queens), Queens County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in 1737. Merchant; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1776-77; major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-83; member of New York council of appointment, 1779, 1782. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 4, 1812 (age about 75 years). Interment at Lawrence Cemetery, Astoria, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Judith Fish and Ruth Riker.
  Lawrence, Joseph — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1784-85. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Joseph (1786-1842) — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Born near Hunterstown, Adams County, Pa., 1786. Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1818; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1825-29, 1841-42 (15th District 1825-29, 21st District 1841-42); died in office 1842; Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1835-36; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839. Died April 17, 1842 (age about 55 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Father of George Van Eman Lawrence (1818-1904).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Joseph A. — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Danville, Pa., 1931-36 (acting, 1931-32). Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Joseph C. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Joseph Don, Jr. (1904-1972) — also known as J. Don Lawrence — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 23, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1961-62. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Elks. Died September 15, 1972 (age 68 years, 84 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Don Lawrence, Sr. and Mabel (Oliff) Lawrence; married to Christine Marie Schultz.
  Lawrence, Joseph P. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford; elected 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Justus — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Village president of Yonkers, New York, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Kathleen A. — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996; Presidential Elector for Washington, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, Keith — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Ken — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence, L. J. — of Murfreesboro, Hertford County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, L. Robert, Jr. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Lawrence, Lacy — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lawrence, Larey M. — of Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Larry See Maurice Larry Lawrence
  Lawrence, Leo A. — of Herkimer, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1937-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Leonard — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Lester — of Westchester County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Lewis — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Lewis L. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Linda E. (b. 1948) — also known as Linda E. Moseman — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., July 7, 1948. Mayor of Wausau, Wis., 1998-2004. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Donald Moseman and Elaine Moseman.
  Lawrence, Lizzie A. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Postmaster at Asheboro, N.C., 1865-66. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Loren E. (1926-1993) — Born in Hamilton, Greenwood County, Kan., January 26, 1926. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, 1979-82. Died in 1993 (age about 67 years). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lawrence, Lorraine — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 10th District, 1966. Female. Still living as of 1966.
  Lawrence, Lucy — of Alabama. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Lawrence, Luther (1778-1839) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 28, 1778. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1812-22; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1822; mayor of Lowell, Mass., 1838-39; died in office 1839. While showing a visitor around his woolen mill, he accidentally fell into a wheel pit, hit his head, and died soon after, in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., April 17, 1839 (age 60 years, 201 days). Interment at Groton Cemetery, Groton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Lawrence (1754-1827) and Susanna (Parker) Lawrence (1755-1845); brother of Abbott Lawrence; married, June 19, 1805, to Lucy Bigelow (1774-1843); uncle of Amos Adams Lawrence and Samuel Abbott Green; second great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; third great-granduncle of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Moore Bancroft; third cousin once removed of Alonzo M. Garcelon; third cousin twice removed of John Albion Andrew, Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden, Winfield Scott Holden and Alonzo Marston Garcelon; third cousin thrice removed of John Forrester Andrew, Henry Hersey Andrew, Charles Wayne Holden and Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lawrence, Luther W. — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Boone and McHenry counties, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Lynda J. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lawrence, M. H. — of Yates County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1850; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, M. Larry See Maurice Larry Lawrence
  Lawrence, Mark W. — of Kittery Point, Kittery, York County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996, 2000; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lawrence, Martin — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Maurice Larry (1926-1996) — also known as M. Larry Lawrence — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif.; Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 16, 1926. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1994-96, died in office 1996. Jewish. Member, Zeta Beta Tau. Falsely claimed to have served and been injured in the Merchant Marine during World War II; this was discovered a year after his death. Died, of leukemia and blood dyscrasia, in Berne, Switzerland, January 9, 1996 (age 69 years, 146 days). Original interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; reinterment in 1997 at El Camino Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Sidney A. Lawrence and Tillie P. Astor Lawrence; married 1949 to Geraldine Polland.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lawrence, Minnie — of Hickory Corners, Barry County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Nancy — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 25th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Lawrence, Nathaniel (1761-1797) — of Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Born in Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 11, 1761. Lawyer; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Queens County, 1788; member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1790-92, 1794-96; New York state attorney general, 1792-95; appointed 1792. Died in Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., July 14, 1797 (age 36 years, 3 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Lawrence (1733-1817) and Elizabeth (Fish) Lawrence (1741-1822); married to Elisabeth Berrien (1762-1800).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lawrence, Neeley — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Ole — of Elk Point, Union County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1927-30. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Otis — of Hickory Corners, Barry County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Otis — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lawrence, Otto — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, P. K. See Philip Kissick Lawrence
  Lawrence, Perry W. — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Philip Kissick (c.1793-1841) — also known as P. K. Lawrence — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1793. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1830; newspaper editor; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1836-37; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1837-41; died in office 1841; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, 1837-41; died in office 1841. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 19, 1841 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gilbert Lawrence and Margaret (Kissick) Lawrence.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Lawrence, R. D. — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Mayor of Springfield, Ill., 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Rachel — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Lawrence, Raymond D. — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Postmaster at Inglewood, Calif., 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Richard — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member, New York Provincial Congress, 1775-76. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Richard W. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate); treasurer of New York Republican Party, 1945-48. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Robert — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Robert — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Middletown, N.Y.; elected 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Robert — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Lawrence, Robert, Jr. See L. Robert Lawrence, Jr.
  Lawrence, Robert A. — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Robert B. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Citizens Union candidate for borough president of Queens, New York, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Robert W. — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Ron — of California. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from California 24th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Lawrence, Samuel (1773-1837) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Cayuta Lake, Tioga County (now Schuyler County), N.Y. Born in Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., May 23, 1773. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1808-09, 1810-11, 1817-18, 1820-21 (Ontario County 1808-09, New York County 1810-11, Ontario County 1817-18, Tioga County 1820-21); U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1823-25. Died in Cayuta Lake, Tioga County (now Schuyler County), N.Y., October 20, 1837 (age 64 years, 150 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Schuyler County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of William Thomas Lawrence (1788-1859).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Samuel — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Samuel — of Havana (now Montour Falls), Schuyler County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Samuel B. — of East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor; elected 1954; defeated, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Samuel J. — of Glenwood (now part of Wyandotte), Wayne County, Mich. Village president of Glenwood, Michigan; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Seaborn F. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Sidney (1801-1892) — of Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Weybridge, Addison County, Vt., December 31, 1801. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1843-44; member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1846; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1847-49. Died May 9, 1892 (age 90 years, 130 days). Interment at Moira Cemetery, Moira, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, T. A. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Thomas — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1728-29, 1734-35, 1749-50, 1753-54, 1758-59, 1764-65. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Thomas (c.1814-1893) — of Hamburg, Sussex County, N.J. Born about 1814. Farmer; member of New Jersey state senate from Sussex County, 1880-82. Episcopalian. Died in Hamburg, Sussex County, N.J., March 14, 1893 (age about 79 years). Interment at North Hardyston Cemetery, Hamburg, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Lawrence; married to Margaret R. Taylor (1823-1895).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence, Thomas — of Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Thomas J. (b. 1875) — Born in Denver, Colo., December 30, 1875. U.S. Consular Agent in Topia, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Tiffany Elizabeth — also known as Tiffany Lawrence — of Ranson, Jefferson County, W.Va.; Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Lawrence, Verna P. — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1978; mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1999-2001. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Lawrence, W. C. — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. D. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Calais, Maine, 1855-58. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. D. — of Troy, Grant County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. Edgar — of Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Sing Sing, N.Y., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. H. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. J. — of Bradleyville, Taney County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Taney County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, W. P. — of Elon College, Alamance County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Alamance County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Walter — of Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 75th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Lawrence, Walter D. — of Floral Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of Floral Park, N.Y., 1951-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, Walter Edward (1905-1967) — also known as Walter E. Lawrence — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., December 8, 1905. Civil engineer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1939-44; mayor of Medford, Mass., 1944-50. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Moose; Kiwanis. Died April 9, 1967 (age 61 years, 122 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Bertram Lawrence and Della (Chievney) Lawrence; married, June 19, 1930, to Helen Jones.
  Lawrence, Walter L. (born c.1905) — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born about 1905. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1940; mayor of Medford, Mass.; elected 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Bertram Lawrence.
  Lawrence, Warren Wirt Henry — of Peoria, Franklin County, Kan. Republican. Secretary of state of Kansas, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William — of Texas. Member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Harris, Liberty and Galveston, 1842-45. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William (1814-1895) — of Guernsey County, Ohio. Born in Old Washington, Guernsey County, Ohio, September 2, 1814. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1843; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848; defeated, 1884; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Guernsey County, 1850-51; member of Ohio state senate, 1856; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1857-59. Died September 8, 1895 (age 81 years, 6 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery, Old Washington, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, William (1819-1899) — of Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, June 26, 1819. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1846; member of Ohio state senate, 1849; state court judge in Ohio, 1857; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1865-71, 1873-77 (4th District 1865-71, 8th District 1873-77). Died May 8, 1899 (age 79 years, 316 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence, William B. — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William Beach — also known as William B. Lawrence — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William H. (b. 1863) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 11, 1863. Coffee broker; U.S. Vice Consul in Santos, 1901-21. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William H. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William H. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at San Jose, Calif., 1961-64 (acting, 1961-62). Still living as of 1964.
  Lawrence, William J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William J. — also known as Dub Lawrence — of Utah. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Lawrence, William M. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William P. — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook; elected 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence, William Thomas (1788-1859) — of New York. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 7, 1788. U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1847-49. Died October 25, 1859 (age 71 years, 171 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Queens County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Samuel Lawrence (1773-1837).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence, Wolcott — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Member Michigan territorial council from Monroe County, 1824-31. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Lucretia Lawrence (who married Alpheus Felch (1804-1896)).
  Political family: Felch-Lawrence-Grant family of Ann Arbor and Monroe, Michigan.
  Lawrence, Yewell (1906-1951) — of Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Mo. Born in Dexter, Stoddard County, Mo., August 25, 1906. Democrat. Wholesale grocer; automobile dealer; banker; farmer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940; member of Missouri state senate 25th District, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Killed in a car accident, January 2, 1951 (age 44 years, 130 days). Interment at Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, September 29, 1928, to Pearl White.


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