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LEWIS (Soundex L200) — See also AULWES, DZIADULEWISCZ, ELOWEISE, FOBBS-LEWIS, LEIS, LEIWS, LEWI, LEWIS-BURKS, LEWISOHN, LEWISON, LEWISS, LEWISTON, LOUIS, LOWES, LOWIS, SAINTLEWIS, SEWILL, TAYLOR-LEWIS, WEISL, WILES, WILLES, WILLESS, WILLSE, WISSEL.

  Lewis, A. — of Indiana. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, A. A. — of Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn. Postmaster at Gallatin, Tenn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, A. C., Jr. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, A. F. — of Pickens District (now Pickens County), S.C. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Pickens, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, A. M. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Aaron (1750-1811) — of Kentucky. Born in 1750. Delegate to Kentucky statehood convention, 1788. Died in 1811 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John South; brother-in-law of Samuel South (1767?-1832).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Lewis, Aaron R. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1914, 1915; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Abner — of Panama, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Panama, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1838-39; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1845-47; county judge in New York, 1847-52. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lewis, Addin — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Postmaster at Athens, Ga., 1805-11. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Addin — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Postmaster at Mobile, Ala., 1814-24; mayor of Mobile, Ala., 1820-22, 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Agur — of Monroe, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Monroe, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Al See Albert Lewis
  Lewis, Alan D., Sr. — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Corning, N.Y., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Lewis, Albert — of California. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 12th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Albert (1923-2006) — also known as Al Lewis; Albert Meister; "Grampa"; "Grandpa" — of Roosevelt Island, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 30, 1923. Green. Worked as a circus performer and later as an actor; most famous role was as "Grandpa Munster" on the television comedy series The Munsters, 1964-66; owned an Italian restaurant in New York; candidate for Governor of New York, 1998; radio talk show host on WBAI-FM. Jewish. Died, in a hospital in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 3, 2006 (age 82 years, 279 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married, November 1, 1956, to Marge Domowitz (divorced 1977); married 1984 to Karen Ingenthron.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis, Albert — of Waimanalo, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2000, 2004 (alternate), 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Lewis, Albert B. (b. 1925) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born October 16, 1925. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; accountant; lawyer; member of New York state senate 20th District, 1967-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Relatives: Married to Sara Ann Beresniakoff.
  Lewis, Albert W. — of Harrisburg, Saline County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 1st Circuit, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Albon A. — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County 2nd District, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Alexander (born c.1825) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Canada, about 1825. Mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1876-77. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, June 10, 1850, to Elizabeth Jane Ingersoll (1831-1894); father of Julie Villiers Lewis (who married Spencer Penrose (1865-1939)).
  Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lewis, Alexander — of Erie County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 57th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Alfred Baker (1897-c.1980) — also known as Alfred B. Lewis — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 20, 1897. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; secretary of Massachusetts Socialist Party, 1924-40; Socialist candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1926, 1928; Socialist candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1936; Democratic candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives, 1944; vice-president, later president, Union Casualty insurance company. Episcopalian. Member, NAACP; American Civil Liberties Union; American Federation of Teachers; Americans for Democratic Action. Died about 1980 (age about 83 years). Interment somewhere in Fairfield County, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Frederick Lewis and Anne Henrietta Rush (Baker) Lewis; married, November 20, 1924, to Lena Greenspan (divorced 1939); married, October 14, 1939, to Eileen B. Lane (1903-?).
  Lewis, Allan A. — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Lewis, Allyn See R. Allyn Lewis
  Lewis, Alonzo D. — of Lisle, Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Alonzo F. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Carthage, Mo., 1879-83. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Alonzo F. — of Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Alvah — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Amelia D. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Lewis, Andre W. — of Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Lewis, Andrew Lindsay, Jr. (1931-2016) — also known as Drew Lewis — of Schwenksville, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 3, 1931. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania Republican State Committee, 1964-66, 1970-73; chair of Montgomery County Republican Party, 1965-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1968, 1972; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1974; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1976-82; U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1981-83. Died, from dementia and pneumonia, in a nursing home at Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., February 10, 2016 (age 84 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Lindsay Lewis and Lucille (Bricker) Lewis; married, June 1, 1950, to Marilyn S. Stoughton.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Lewis, Anne Ware (born c.1963) — also known as Anne W. Lewis — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born about 1963. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Lewis, Arnold C. — of Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Catasauqua, Pa., 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Arthur G. (1860-1900) — of Moorhead, Clay County, Minn. Born in 1860. Mayor of Moorhead, Minn., 1893-96, 1897-98. Died in 1900 (age about 40 years). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead, Minn.
  Lewis, Arthur J. — Dry candidate for delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 25th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Arthur L. — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Arthur W. (b. 1904) — of Riverton, Burlington County, N.J. Born September 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1943-44; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1945-48; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Burlington County, 1947. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Union League; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1936 to Lillian Alberta Hess.
  Lewis, Arthur Winston (b. 1926) — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1926. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 1983-86. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lewis, Asahel Hooker (1810-1862) — of Ohio. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., September 10, 1810. Member of Ohio state senate, 1846-48. Died in St. Louis, Mo., September 25, 1862 (age 52 years, 15 days). Interment somewhere in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Lewis, Aubrey C. — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Lewis, Audrey M. — of Wyoming, Kent County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Lewis, Augustine M. — of Plantsville, Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Southington, Connecticut, 1899-1904, 1909-10; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, B. F. — of Maryland. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, B. R. — of Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Mrs. B. R. — of Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, B. Robert, Sr. — also known as Bob Lewis — Member of Minnesota state senate 41st District, 1973-79. Still living as of 1979.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Lewis, Barbour (1818-1893) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Alburg, Grand Isle County, Vt., January 5, 1818. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 1873-75. Died July 15, 1893 (age 75 years, 191 days). Interment at Colfax Cemetery, Colfax, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lewis, Barton B. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Becky See Rebecca Lewis
  Lewis, Ben H. — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Riverside, Calif., 1960. Still living as of 1965.
  Lewis, Benjamin F. — of Oswego County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 2nd District, 1851; candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Benjamin F. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Berenice I. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Lewis, Bertha — of New York. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New York, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Lewis, Bessie — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Bill See William Henry Lewis
  Lewis, Billy S. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Lewis, Blanche — of Mountain Grove, Wright County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Bob See B. Robert Lewis, Sr.
  Lewis, Bradley W. — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Brenda — of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lewis, Brunnell — of Greensburg, Green County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Burwell Boykin (1838-1885) — of Alabama. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., July 7, 1838. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1870; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1875-77, 1879-80 (at-large 1875-77, 6th District 1879-80). Died October 11, 1885 (age 47 years, 96 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lewis, Byron R. — of Bridgeport, Lawrence County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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