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Lewis, U to Z

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, U. S. — of East Dubuque, Jo Daviess County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Vanessa — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 102nd District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
Victor C. Lewis Lewis, Victor C. (1880-1942) — of Fulton, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Fulton, Oswego County, N.Y., June 3, 1880. Republican. Engineer; hotel owner; mayor of Fulton, N.Y., 1916, 1936-37; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County, 1924-34. Died in Oswego County, N.Y., 1942 (age about 62 years). Interment at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Cora (Case) Lewis and Thomas D. Lewis (1859?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  Lewis, Virgil Anson — also known as Virgil A. Lewis — of Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia superintendent of schools, 1893-97. Methodist. Interment at Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
  Lewis, Vivian M. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1899-1901; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1912-27. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. B. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. D. — of Texas. American candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 11th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. E. — of Presho, Lyman County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. G. — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Postmaster at Statesville, N.C., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. H. B. — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. Irving (born c.1882) — of West New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., about 1882. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County 1st District, 1934; defeated, 1934. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Elsie Walker.
  Lewis, W. M. — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Butler County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. P. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. S. — of Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, W. W. — of Greenville, Bond County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Walter — of North Carolina. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 12th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Lewis, Mrs. Walter M. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 32nd District, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Warner — of Gloucester County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Gloucester County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Warren H. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Wendy — of Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996; member, Credentials Committee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Lewis, Wetzel M. — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Wilbur F. — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Fourth Middlesex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Wilfred J. (b. 1904) — of Manistee, Manistee County, Mich. Born in Manistee, Manistee County, Mich., February 16, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Manistee County Prosecuting Attorney; candidate for Michigan state senate 26th District, 1938. Congregationalist. Member, Sigma Nu Phi; Jaycees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Lee A. Lewis and Hannah (Engler) Lewis; married, November 19, 1927, to Estelle M. Larson.
  Lewis, William — U.S. Attorney for Pennsylvania, 1789-91. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William — of Gates County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gates County, 1794-95. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William, Jr. — of Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 1st District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William, Jr. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1872-73, 1881 (Delaware County 1st District 1872-73, Delaware County 1881). Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William — of Harden (unknown county), N.Y. Member of New York state senate 24th District, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William (1868-1959) — of Kentucky. Born in Cutshin, Leslie County, Ky., September 22, 1868. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1900; state court judge in Kentucky, 1909; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1948-49; defeated, 1932. Died August 8, 1959 (age 90 years, 320 days). Interment at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park, London, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lewis, William — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Butler County, 1938, 1942, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William A. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William A. — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. New York state treasurer, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William B. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William C. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1934-38. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William D. (c.1793-1881) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born about 1793. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1849-53. Died April 1, 1881 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William Draper — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; Roosevelt Progressive candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William E. — of Pemaquid, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Pemaquid, Maine, 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William E. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892 (alternate), 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William E. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Lewis, William G. — of Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William H. — of St. Francois County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William H. — of Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westbrook; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William H. H. — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Anderson, Ind., 1861-65. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William Henry (1868-1949) — also known as William H. Lewis; Bill Lewis — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Berkley, Norfolk County (now part of Norfolk), Va., November 28, 1868. Republican. As a student at Harvard, was the first Black All-American football player (1892-93); lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902. Baptist; later Catholic. African ancestry. Died, of heart failure, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 1, 1949 (age 80 years, 34 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Ashley Lewis and Josephine (Baker) Lewis; married, September 26, 1896, to Elizabeth Baker.
  Lewis, William I. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1894; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William J. (1766-1828) — of Virginia. Born in Augusta County, Va., July 4, 1766. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Virginia 15th District, 1817-19. Died November 1, 1828 (age 62 years, 120 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Campbell County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lewis, William J. — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William Mather (b. 1878) — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in Howell, Livingston County, Mich., March 24, 1878. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William N. — of Floral Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of Floral Park, N.Y., 1955-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William O. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, William R. — of Montezuma, Poweshiek County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 6th District, 1881-86. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Willis — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Granville County, 1816-17; member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Willis I. — of Herrin, Williamson County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Wilma A. — of District of Columbia. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1998-. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Lewis, Winfred D. — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 14th District, 1910; chair of Carbon County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Lewis, Woodrow See J. Woodrow Lewis
  Lewis, Woodrow — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 53rd District, 1973-82. Still living as of 1982.


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