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Mercer

MERCER (Soundex M626) — See also CIRCERO, CREMER, ENFORCER, MENCER, MERCEIN, MERCEREAU, MERCIER, MERCUR.

  MERCER: See also Ernest John Astell — Mercer Beasley — Robert Cook Bell — Mercer Brown — J. Mercer Burrell — John Oscar Ceder — Samuel Mercer Clark — Mercer Cook — Albert Mercer Crawford — James Mercer Davis — James Mercer Davis, Jr. — William Mercer Owens Dawson — Walter Louis Finn — Theodore Frelinghuysen — James Mercer Garnett — Silas Mercer Holcomb — Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter — Irving Anthony Jennings — J. Mercer Johnson — John Mercer Langston — Thomas Mercer Linder — John Mercer Patton — Mercer Reynolds III — Mercer Reynolds — Mercer Stone — John Mercer Terrell — Nelson Tift — Hamilton Mercer Wright
  Mercer, Andrew — of Lodi, Bergen County, N.J. Postmaster at Lodi, N.J., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Ben N. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Charles Fenton (1778-1858) — also known as Charles F. Mercer — of Aldie, Loudoun County, Va. Born in Fredericksburg, Va., June 16, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1810-17; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1817-39 (8th District 1817-21, 14th District 1821-25, 19th District 1825-27, 14th District 1827-35, 15th District 1835-37, 13th District 1837-39, 16th District 1839); delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829. Died in Howard (now part of Tysons Corner), Fairfax County, Va., May 4, 1858 (age 79 years, 322 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Va.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Robert Selden Garnett (1789-1840).
  Political family: Garnett family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mercer, Charles J. — of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, David Henry (1857-1919) — also known as David H. Mercer — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Iowa, 1857. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1893-1903. Died January 10, 1919 (age about 61 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mercer, Eli — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Mina, 1832; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Mina, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Mrs. Frank — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Frank H. — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1930, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Frederick Olen (1901-1966) — also known as Frederick O. Mercer — of Canton, Fulton County, Ill. Born in Vermont, Fulton County, Ill., March 11, 1901. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois, 1956-66; died in office 1966. Died April 3, 1966 (age 65 years, 23 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Mercer, G. C. — of Lodi, Bergen County, N.J. Postmaster at Lodi, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Gabriela Saucedo — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 3rd District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Mercer, George (b. 1795) — of Hamburg Township, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Devon, England, 1795. Farmer; bookkeeper; supervisor of Hamburg Township, Michigan, 1860-63. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Mercer; married, October 26, 1831, to Mary Williamson.
  Mercer, George Anderson (1835-1907) — also known as George A. Mercer — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., 1835. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1870; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Episcopalian. Died from "congestion of the brain" (probably a stroke), in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., October 23, 1907 (age about 72 years). Interment at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of Cyrus Griffin (1748-1810).
  Mercer, Grady (b. 1906) — of Beulaville, Duplin County, N.C. Born in Beulaville, Duplin County, N.C., January 18, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; county judge in North Carolina, 1940; member of North Carolina state senate 9th District, 1959. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau; Woodmen; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Albert Mercer and Frances (Grady) Mercer; married 1934 to Mary Harriett Scarborough.
  Mercer, Henry A. — of Lansingburgh (now part of Troy), Rensselaer County, N.Y. Village president of Lansingburgh, New York, 1853, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, J. H. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, J. W. — of Licking, Texas County, Mo. Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, James (1736-1793) — of Virginia. Born in Stafford County, Va., February 26, 1736. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1762; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1779; state court judge in Virginia, 1779. Died October 31, 1793 (age 57 years, 247 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Church Hill, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Brother of John Francis Mercer (1759-1821).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mercer, James — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, James W. — of Bergen County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, John Francis (1759-1821) — of Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Stafford County, Va., May 17, 1759. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1783-84; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1788-92, 1800-06; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1792-94 (at-large 1792-93, 2nd District 1793-94); Governor of Maryland, 1801-03. Anglican; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 30, 1821 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Anne Arundel County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Mercer and Anne (Roy) Mercer; brother of James Mercer (1736-1793); married to Sophia Sprigg.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Mercer, Jones Ira — of Twiggs County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Twiggs County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Joseph S. — of Grafton, Taylor County, Va. (now W.Va.). Democrat. Postmaster at Grafton, Va., 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Joseph Wayne (1845-1906) — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Platte County, Mo., February 25, 1845. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Missouri state treasurer, 1875-77; mayor of Independence, Mo., 1891. Wounded during the Civil War, and lost his right arm. Died in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., March 13, 1906 (age 61 years, 16 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  Mercer, Ken — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 117th District; elected 2002; defeated, 2004; member of Texas state board of education 5th District; elected 2006, 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Mercer, LaTina — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Mercer, Leroy S. — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Iowa state senate 25th District; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Luther II — of Tennessee. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Mercer, Mary R. — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Maurice — of Pelham, Shelby County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Mercer, Milton — of Prosser, Benton County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Myndert D. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Ottis E. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Robert H. — of Ellicott City, Howard County, Md. Candidate for delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 5th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Robert H. — of Jeffersonville, Montgomery County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 74th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Mercer, Robert S. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, Robin — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Mercer, Sophia — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 101st District, 1974, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Mercer, W. P. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 5th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Mercer, William W. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1916, 1918. Burial location unknown.


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