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LEHMAN (Soundex L550) — See also BEEHMAN, BUEHMAN, EHLMAN, EHMAN, GEHMAN, HAMLEN, HAMNEL, HEHMAN, HELLMAN, HELLMANN, HELMAN, LAHMAN, LAMAN, LAWMAN, LAYMAN, LEAHMAN, LEAMAN, LEEMAN, LEHMANN, LEHMUTH, LEMAN, LENHAM, LEWMAN, LEYMAN, LOHMAN, MELAHN, REHMANN, STEHMAN, VIEHMAN, VIEHMANN, WEHMAN.

  LEHMAN: See also Elizabeth Lehman Belen — Lehman Blynn — Lehman Harris — Kathy Lehman Holtzman — Lehman A. Keith — Frederick William Lehmann — John Langeloth Loeb, Jr. — Elinor Fatman Morgenthau
  Lehman, A. H. — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Amer — of Idalia, Yuma County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Lehman, Arthur — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Arthur C. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Bernard E. — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Bill See William Lehman
  Lehman, Charles E. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lehman, Donald — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Lehman, Mrs. E. A. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Lehman, Edward G. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lehman, Elvin R. — of Moniteau County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Moniteau County, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Eugene H. — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Mayor of Tarrytown, N.Y.; elected 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, G. W. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, George F. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Greg L. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Lehman, Harry L. — of Culbertson, Hitchcock County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
Herbert H. Lehman Lehman, Herbert Henry (1878-1963) — also known as Herbert H. Lehman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1878. Democrat. Director, Consolidated Cotton Duck Co., Imperial Cotton Co., U.S. Cotton Duck Co., Washington Mills; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1929-32; Governor of New York, 1933-42; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949-57; defeated, 1946. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Gamma Delta; Americans for Democratic Action. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1963; inducted into the Jewish-American Hall of Fame in 1974. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1963 (age 85 years, 252 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Irving Lehman; married, April 28, 1910, to Edith Louise Altschul (1880-1976); father of Peter Lehman (1917-1944; killed on active duty in World War II); uncle of Elinor Fatman Morgenthau; granduncle of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019), Orin Lehman and John Langeloth Loeb, Jr..
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Nathan R. Sobel — Thomas L. J. Corcoran
  Lehman College, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Lehman, Howard See L. Howard Lehman
Irving Lehman Lehman, Irving (1876-1945) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 28, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-23; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1924-39; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1940-45. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee. Died, of a heart ailment, in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., September 22, 1945 (age 69 years, 237 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963); married, June 26, 1901, to Sissie Straus (1879-1950; sister of Nathan Straus, Jr.).
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Lehman, Jesse E., Jr. — of Hoffman Estates, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lehman, John — of Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, John F. — of Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, John L. — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Hampshire County, 1934; chair of Hampshire County Republican Party, 1940-41. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Kim — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lehman, L. Howard — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, L. P. T. — of Mt. Airy, Surry County, N.C. Postmaster at Mt. Airy, N.C., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Leonard L. — of Kansas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lehman, Leopold — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 3rd District, 1933, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Leroy — of Ingham County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Lewis L. (d. 1925) — of Mattoon, Coles County, Ill. Republican. University of Illinois trustee, 1905-06; appointed 1905; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Died in 1925. Interment at Dodge Cemetery, Mattoon, Ill.
  Lehman, Lillian J. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Lehman, Mary — of Ambridge, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Lehman, Maurice J. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Max E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1902, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Michael J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Michael J. — Independent American candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lehman, Myron M. (1889-1977) — of Elgin, Kane County, Ill. Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., June 22, 1889. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Elgin, Ill., 1931-43, 1951-55; defeated, 1943. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Whitehaven, Shelby County, Tenn., August 7, 1977 (age 88 years, 46 days). Interment at Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Ill.
  Lehman, Orin (1920-2008) — also known as "Father Nature" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born January 14, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; injured during the Battle of the Bulge and lost a leg; newspaper publisher; chairman, Colgreen Broadcasting Group, owner of radio stations; founder, Just One Break, Inc., not-for-profit employment service for people with disabilities; campaign manager, John J. Burns for Lieutenant Governor, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1966; producer of several popular off-Broadway plays; New York State Commissioner of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, 1975-93. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Urban League; NAACP. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 22, 2008 (age 88 years, 39 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Allan Sigmund Lehman (1885-1952) and Evelyn 'Eve' (Schiffer) Lehman (c.1892-1970); married, July 23, 1962, to Jane (Bagley) Long; married, October 24, 1970, to Wendy Vanderbilt (niece of William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981)); grandnephew of Herbert Henry Lehman.
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lehman, Pat — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1983-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Lehman, Paul S. — of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Ralph — of Hoxie, Lawrence County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Richard Henry (b. 1948) — also known as Richard H. Lehman — of Sanger, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Sanger, Fresno County, Calif., July 20, 1948. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968 (alternate), 1988; administrative assistant to State Sen. George Zenovich, 1970-76; member of California state assembly, 1977-82; U.S. Representative from California, 1983-95 (18th District 1983-93, 19th District 1993-95); defeated, 1994. Lutheran. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Lehman, Richard J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1938, 1940; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lehman, Tom — of Indiana. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Lehman, William (1913-2005) — also known as Bill Lehman — of North Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Selma, Dallas County, Ala., October 5, 1913. Democrat. Automobile dealer; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1973-93 (13th District 1973-83, 17th District 1983-93). Jewish. Died March 16, 2005 (age 91 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Maurice Lehman and Corinne L. (Leva) Lehman; married 1939 to Joan Feibelman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Lehman, William Eckart (1821-1895) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 21, 1821. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1861-63. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., July 19, 1895 (age 73 years, 332 days). Interment at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lehman, Yolanda — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


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