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MEREDITH (Soundex M633) — See also EDITHE, EDITHIA, JEREDIAH, MERIDETH, MERYDITH, MIDDLEDITH, SEDITA, SHEREDINE.

  MEREDITH: See also John Meredith Bass — Meredith R. Black — Charles Meredith Boyce — Meredith E. Brown — Michael E. Casey — Meredith Coldren — Meredith Davis — Meredith Dove — Samuel Meredith Garland — Meredith Garten — Meredith Poindexter Gentry — William Meredith Holland — Meredith Howard — Meredith Iler — Meredith A. Gowan Le Goff — Peretha Meredith Louis — Meredith Mallory — Richard Irvine Manning — Meredith Miles Marmaduke — Meredith Meyers — Cecil Lloyd Nichols — Meredith Nicholson — Mrs. Meredith Nicholson, Jr. — Meredith Novak — Corey Palumbo — William Barret Pendleton — Meredith Wolfarth Perkins — John Meredith Read — John Meredith Read, Jr. — Meredith M. Richards — Meredith P. Sawyer — Meredith J. Simms — Meredith Slotoroff — Meredith Wood Smith — Meredith Pinxton Snyder
  Meredith, A. A. — of Tyler County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Arthur S. — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956; chair of Somerset County Democratic Party, 1959; candidate for New Jersey state senate District 8, 1965. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Bobby — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Meredith, C. B. — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, C. T. — of California. Democrat. California superintendent of public instruction, 1898-99; appointed 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Charles S. — of Roane County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Charles Vivian (1850-1930) — also known as Charles V. Meredith — of Richmond, Va. Born in Virginia, September 12, 1850. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Richmond city, 1901-02; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Died in Richmond, Va., February 8, 1930 (age 79 years, 149 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Alexander Meredith (1814-1882) and Sarah Ann (Bernard) Meredith (1817-1889); brother of Wyndham Robertson Meredith (1859-1940); married 1877 to Sophie Gooding Rose (1852-1928); first cousin once removed of Bernard Brockenbrough Semmes.
  Political family: Meredith family of Richmond, Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Meredith, Chris — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Meredith, Cyrus B. — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Postmaster at Athens, Tex., 1852. Burial location unknown.
Edwin T. Meredith Meredith, Edwin Thomas (1876-1928) — also known as Edwin T. Meredith — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Avoca, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, December 23, 1876. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Governor of Iowa, 1916, 1918 (primary); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1916, 1920, 1924; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1920-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920. Methodist. Died June 17, 1928 (age 51 years, 177 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Oliver Meredith and Minnie Minerva (Marsh) Meredith; married, January 8, 1896, to Edna C. Elliott.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Meredith, Elisha Edward (1848-1900) — also known as Elisha E. Meredith — of Brentsville, Prince William County, Va. Born in Alabama, 1848. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1891-97. Died in 1900 (age about 52 years). Interment at Manassas Cemetery, Near Manassas, Prince William County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meredith, Eugene K. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Honorary Consul for Belgium in Savannah, Ga., 1951-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, G. — of Sierra County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 22nd District, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, George — of Broome County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Gillian J. (1877-1956) — also known as Gillian J. Jamison; Mrs. James A. Meredith — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in West Virginia, May, 1877. Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1928. Female. Died in 1956 (age about 79 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Madison Jamison and Elizabeth Mariah (Boyers) Jamison; married to James Alva Meredith (1875-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Meredith, H. D. — of Burton, Wetzel County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1928, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Harper See Jesse Harper Meredith
  Meredith, Harry R. — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1944, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Hector B. (1826-1885) — of Folsom, Sacramento County, Calif.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Winchester, Va., April 30, 1826. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly 9th District, 1855-56. Died from complications of a bad fall, in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 29, 1885 (age 59 years, 29 days). Interment at Old Lutheran Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  Relatives: Son of James S. Meredith (1792-1861) and Elizabeth B. (Eaty) Meredith (1803-1885).
  Meredith, J. B. — of Steel Works (now Steelton), Dauphin County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Steel Works, Pa., 1873-76. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, J. Harper See Jesse Harper Meredith
  Meredith, James — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Mayor of Morgantown, W.Va., 1979-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Meredith, Mrs. James A. See Gillian J. Meredith
  Meredith, James Alva (1875-1942) — also known as James A. Meredith — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born January 27, 1875. Lawyer; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1922-24; appointed 1922. Died April 18, 1942 (age 67 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Catherine (Riley) Meredith (1839-1911) and Absolom Pritchard Meredith (1842-1922); married to Gillian J. Meredith (1877-1956).
  Meredith, James H. — of Mississippi. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Meredith, James Hargrove (1914-1988) — also known as James H. Meredith — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo.; Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Wedderburn, Curry County, Ore., August 25, 1914. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956, 1960 (alternate); U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1962-79; took senior status 1979. Died in St. Louis, Mo., December 8, 1988 (age 74 years, 105 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Meredith, Jean — of Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Meredith, Jesse Harper (1902-1984) — also known as J. Harper Meredith — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., December 6, 1902. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1940; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 16th Judicial Circuit, 1945-69. Died in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., December 1, 1984 (age 81 years, 361 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Brady Meredith (1869-1961) and Myrtle (Hill) Meredith (1871-1957); married, October 27, 1928, to Elizabeth L. Leavitt (1903-1998).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Meredith, John A. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, John C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Meredith, John G. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 6th District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, John R. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska Territory, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Jonathan E. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 21st District, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Joseph P. — of South Sioux City, Dakota County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at South Sioux City, Neb., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Judith — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Meredith, Leonora — of Frackville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Postmaster at Frackville, Pa., 1879. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Mark — of Pago Pago, American Samoa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from American Samoa, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Meredith, Martin V. — of East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at East Saginaw, Mich., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Milo R. — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Regina H. — of Pennington, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1959 (Mercer County), 1977 (14th District); member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1977.
  Meredith, Ronald Edward (1946-1994) — also known as Ronald E. Meredith — of Kentucky. Born in Clarkson, Grayson County, Ky., January 30, 1946. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1981-85; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1985-94; died in office 1994. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 1, 1994 (age 48 years, 305 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Meredith, Russell D. (b. 1897) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., June 27, 1897. Democrat. Athletic coach; lumber business; truck dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1939-42. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of H. Brady Meredith and Myrtle (Hill) Meredith; married, October 12, 1933, to Helen Devol.
  Meredith, Samuel (1741-1817) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1741. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1786-88; Treasurer of the United States, 1789-1801. Died near Pleasant Mount, Wayne County, Pa., February 10, 1817 (age about 75 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Wayne County, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of Elizabeth Meredith (who married George Clymer); married, May 19, 1772, to Margaret Cadwalader (brother of Lambert Cadwalader); father of Martha Meredith (who married John Read); grandfather of John Meredith Read (1797-1874); great-grandfather of John Meredith Read, Jr..
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meredith, Samuel R. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate, 1897-1900 (Kent County 1897-98, Kent County 4th District 1899-1900). Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Susan — Democrat. Elected Missouri state house of representatives 71st District 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Meredith, T. J. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Virginia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Thomas C. — of Tuolumne County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, W. S. — of Marion County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, Willard S. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 2nd District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, William — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Postmaster at Gettysburg, Pa., 1819-23. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, William B. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 41st District, 1885-88, 1893-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Meredith, William Morris (1799-1873) — also known as William M. Meredith — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 8, 1799. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1824-28; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1841-42; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1849-50; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1861-67. Died August 17, 1873 (age 74 years, 70 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Catherine Keppele (1801-1853).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Meredith, Willis H. (1875-1957) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, November 29, 1875. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state attorney general, 1920; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Butler County, 1931-34; defeated, 1934, 1940. Died in Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo., August 8, 1957 (age 81 years, 252 days). Interment at Poplar Bluff City Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Ollie Delle Hargrove (1874-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Meredith, Wyndham Robertson (1859-1940) — also known as Wyndham R. Meredith — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., April 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Virginia, 1896. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from pneumonia and heart disease, in Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va., January 12, 1940 (age 80 years, 281 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Alexander Meredith (1814-1882) and Sarah Ann (Bernard) Meredith (1817-1889); brother of Charles Vivian Meredith; married to Anne Seddon Morson (1861-1917); first cousin once removed of Bernard Brockenbrough Semmes (1864-1917).
  Political family: Meredith family of Richmond, Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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