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LESTER (Soundex L236) — See also BALLESTER, BALLESTEROS, CELESTE, COLLESTER, ENGLESTEAD, ENGLESTED, ENGLESTEIN, ESTER, ESTLER, ETSLER, LASTER, LEISTER, LESER, LETTERS, LISTER, LOSTER, LUSTER, LYSTER, MACALESTER, MCALESTER, RESTLE, SETTLER, SLEETER, STELLER, STERLE, TESSLER, TRESSEL.

  LESTER: See also Alfreda Helen Abbott — William Barksdale — Ethelbert Barksdale — J. Paul England — Henry Lawrence Hinkley — Adam Larrabee — Henry Larrabee — William Larrabee — Andrew Jackson Livingston — William R. Sharpe, Jr.
  Lester, (need first name) — of Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Albert — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Postmaster at Canandaigua, N.Y., 1836; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1844-47. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Alfreda Helen See Alfreda Helen Abbott
  Lester, Arthur G. — of Center Groton, Groton, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Center Groton, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Benjamin E. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Augusta, Ga., 1939-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Bill — of Oakdale, Washington County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Lester, Bruce — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Lester, Carroll — of DeWitt, Arkansas County, Ark. Republican. Chair of Arkansas County Republican Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Lester, Catherine H. — of East Hampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Lester, Charles C. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 20th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Charles F. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Charles S. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Chauncey — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Claude E., Jr. — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Lester, Claude N. — of St. Georges, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1937-38; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, E. F. (b. 1871) — Born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., August 7, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Oklahoma 5th District, 1918-24; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1924-31; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1931. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Preston S. Lester and Elizabeth (Crutchfield) Lester; married, April 29, 1902, to Buelah Collier.
  Lester, Ebenezer A. — of Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Postmaster at Fredonia, N.Y., 1839-48. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Edward, Jr. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Elijah — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Erastus — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1827, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Felix H. (d. 1912) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., 1908-10. Died in 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, George Nelson (1824-1892) — of Georgia. Born in Abbeville District (now Abbeville County), S.C., March 13, 1824. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1858; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Georgia in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; Georgia state attorney general, 1890-92; died in office 1892. Wounded during the Civil War, in Kentucky, 1862, and lost an arm. Died March 30, 1892 (age 68 years, 17 days). Interment at Marietta City Cemetery, Marietta, Ga.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of Hiram Parks Bell (1827-1907).
  Lester, H. D. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1956; resigned 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Lester, Harry E. — of Rockwood, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 (alternate; member, Rules Committee), 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Lester, Harvey — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Helen M. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Lester, Henry — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Herman W. — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 93rd District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Lester, Hiram J. — of Bethany, Brooke County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Lester, Horace N. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Ike See Isaac Lester
  Lester, Ike — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Isaac (1875-1956) — also known as Ike Lester — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born June 29, 1875. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; mayor of Murray, Utah, 1924-29. Member, Woodmen of the World. Died in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, Calif., October 2, 1956 (age 81 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lester, J. G. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, J. M. — of Cassville, Barry County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1950, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, J. T. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Mississippi, 1915, 1919; candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, James — of Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, James Seaton — of Texas. Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Mina, 1835; member of Texas Republic Senate, 1836-38, 1839-41 (District of Mina and Gonzales 1836-38, District of Fayette, Bastrop and Gonzales 1839-41). Interment at City Cemetery, La Grange, Tex.
  Lester, Joan — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lester, Mrs. Joseph — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Lester, Kenna — of Pink, Calhoun County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1917-20. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Laura — of Georgia. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lester, Margaret M. — of St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Lester, Maxwell, Jr. — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Summit, N.J.; elected 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Nat O. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 5th District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Nicholas L. — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Posey Green (1850-1929) — of Virginia. Born near Floyd, Floyd County, Va., March 12, 1850. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1889-93. Died February 9, 1929 (age 78 years, 334 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Roanoke, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lester, R. L. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Lester, Richard A. — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Rufus — of Wayne County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
Rufus E. Lester Lester, Rufus Ezekiel (1837-1906) — also known as Rufus E. Lester — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born near Waynesboro, Burke County, Ga., December 12, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state senate, 1870-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1876; mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1883-89; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1889-1906; died in office 1906. Died in Washington, D.C., June 16, 1906 (age 68 years, 186 days). Interment at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Lester, Sessions — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1820, 1822, 1824-25, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Shirley S. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1948, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Thomas S. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1807-08, 1810-11, 1813-14, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, Timothy — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, W. O. — of Hecla, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 40th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, William E. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, William M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Lester, William T. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 6th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.


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