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MERRIWEATHER (Soundex M636) — See also MERIWEATHER, MERIWETHER, MERRIWETHER, MERRYWEATHER.

  MERRIWEATHER: See also Merriweather W. Smith


MERRIWETHER (Soundex M636) — See also MERIWEATHER, MERIWETHER, MERRIWEATHER, MERRYWEATHER, WERTHEIMER.

  Merriwether, A. H. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Merriwether, J. B. — of Indiana. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Merriwether, W. D. — of Monticello, Drew County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1880. Burial location unknown.


MERRON (Soundex M650) — See also HERRON, MARRON, MENOR, MERR, MERREN, MERROW, MIRON, MONER, MOREN, MYRON, NOREM.

  Merron, Hugh A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERROW (Soundex M600) — See also MARROW, MCKERROW, MEROW, MERR, MERRON, MIRO, MORROW, MOWER, PERROW, SHERROW, SPERROW, VERROW, WINTERROWD, WOMER, WOOMER.

  Merrow, Almon H. (1841-1918) — of Cape Neddick, York, York County, Maine. Born April 28, 1841. Postmaster at Cape Neddick, Maine, 1895-1903. Died May 1, 1918 (age 77 years, 3 days). Interment at Webber-Merrow Cemetery, Cape Neddick, York, Maine.
  Relatives: Married to Lizzie L. Webber (1841-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrow, Chester Earl (1906-1974) — also known as Chester E. Merrow — of Center Ossipee, Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Center Ossipee, Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H., November 15, 1906. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Ossipee, 1939-40; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1943-63; defeated (Democratic), 1970, 1972; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1962. Died in Center Ossipee, Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H., February 10, 1974 (age 67 years, 87 days). Interment at Chickville Cemetery, Center Ossipee, Ossipee, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Merrow, J. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Galveston, Tex., 1903-21. Burial location unknown.
  Merrow, Joseph B. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Merrow, Lyford A. — of Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912. Burial location unknown.


MERRY (Soundex M600) — See also EMRY, MERR, MERREY, MERRI, MERRYDAY, MERRYLYNN, MERRYMAN, MERRYWEATHER, MERY, MIREAU, MORRY, MURRY, MYER, MYRE, MYREE, REMY.

  MERRY: See also Merry Baker — Merry A. Demarest — Merry Elg — George Elmer Outland — Merry Tunnicliff
  Merry, Earl W. (1897-1964) — of Dunkirk, Jay County, Ind. Born in Indiana, March 23, 1897. Republican. Bookkeeper for a glass factory; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952. Died in October, 1964 (age 67 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James E. Merry (born 1870) and Emma C. Merry (born 1869); nephew by marriage of Lila Merry (1877-?).
  Merry, Ebenezer — Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Edward — of Cary, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Merry, Ernest L. — Prohibition candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Mrs. Frank See Lila Merry
  Merry, Frank — of Dunkirk, Jay County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Fred H. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, George Schuyler (1863-1935) — also known as George S. Merry — of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Weyauwega, Waupaca County, Wis., June 7, 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1921-22. Died in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., May 15, 1935 (age 71 years, 342 days). Interment at Dell Rapids Cemetery, Dell Rapids, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Swan Merry (1822-1878) and Margaret Ann (Bronk) Merry (1822-1898); brother of William Edgar Merry (1861-1941); married, January 27, 1892, to Anna Lydia Jackson (1861-1912); married, June 21, 1921, to Nellie G. Adcock (1870-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merry, George W. (1839-1915) — of Milbank, Grant County, S.Dak. Born December 14, 1839. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 31st District, 1907-08. Died January 14, 1915 (age 75 years, 31 days). Burial location unknown.
  Merry, J. T. — of Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Jim — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 5th District; elected 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Merry, Lawrence L. — of Mohawk, Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County 2nd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Lila (b. 1877) — also known as Lila M. Brotherton; Mrs. Frank Merry — of Dunkirk, Jay County, Ind. Born in Dunkirk, Jay County, Ind., December 23, 1877. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 24, 1897, to Frank W. Merry; aunt by marriage of Earl W. Merry (1897-1964).
  Merry, Robert J. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Samuel, Jr. — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1801-02. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Samuel — of St. Louis, Mo. Receiver of the U.S. Land Office at St. Louis, 1832; elected mayor of St. Louis, Mo. 1833, but lost subsequent challenge. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, Thomas Henry (1838-1907) — also known as Thomas H. Merry — of San Francisco, Calif.; Hueneme (now Port Hueneme), Ventura County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 12, 1838. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of California state assembly 10th District, 1880-81. Died in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., October 20, 1907 (age 69 years, 100 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Merry and Candida (Xavier) Merry; brother of William Lawrence Merry (1842-1911); married, December 26, 1868, to Emma E. McCutchins.
  Merry, William D. — of Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Merry, William Edgar (1861-1941) — also known as William E. Merry — of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Royalton, Waupaca County, Wis., March 6, 1861. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1927-28. Baptist. Died in Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., February 4, 1941 (age 79 years, 335 days). Interment at Dell Rapids Cemetery, Dell Rapids, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Swan Merry (1822-1878) and Margaret Ann (Bronk) Merry (1822-1898); brother of George Schuyler Merry (1863-1935); married, November 27, 1888, to Reefa Mable Hart (1865-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merry, William Lawrence (1842-1911) — also known as William L. Merry — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, December 27, 1842. Steamship captain; wholesale grocer; lawyer; Consul-General for Nicaragua in San Francisco, Calif., 1891-96; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1897-1907; Nicaragua, 1897-1908; Costa Rica, 1897-1911. Member, Freemasons. Advocate of Nicaraguan Canal. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., December 14, 1911 (age 68 years, 352 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery, Scarsdale, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Merry and Candida Isbina (Xavier) Merry; brother of Thomas Henry Merry (1838-1907); married 1866 to Blanche Hill.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


MERRYDAY (Soundex M630) — See also HOLLYDAY, LYDAY, MERR, MERRY, MERRYLYNN, MERRYMAN, MERRYWEATHER, MUREDDU, RYDALCH.

  Merryday, Steven Douglas (b. 1950) — Born in Palatka, Putnam County, Fla., 1950. U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, 1992-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile


MERRYLYNN (Soundex M645) — See also CARRYL, JERRYLEAN, JOYLYN, MARALYN, MARILYNN, MAROLYN, MARYELLEN, MARYLEEN, MARYLIN, MARYLYN, MERRY, MERRYDAY, MERRYMAN, MERRYWEATHER, MERYLANN, SHERRYL, TARRYL, TERRYLL.

  MERRYLYNN: See also MerryLynn Gerstenschlager


MERRYMAN (Soundex M655) — See also BERRYMAN, COUNTRYMAN, FRYMAN, HARRYMAN, MERR, MERRIMAN, MERRIMON, MERRY, MERRYDAY, MERRYLYNN, MERRYWEATHER, PERRYMAN, RYMAN, VANPERRYMAN.

  MERRYMAN: See also Arthur Merryman Gilbert — Merryman Kemp — Merryman Smith
  Merryman, John D. — of Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Merryman, Walter — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERRYWEATHER (Soundex M636) — See also CLAYWELL, HONEYWELL, KEYWELL, LLYWELYN, MERIWEATHER, MERIWETHER, MERRIWEATHER, MERRIWETHER, MERRY, MERRYDAY, MERRYLYNN, MERRYMAN, SAYWELL.

  Merryweather, Hubert O. — of Tumacacori, Santa Cruz County, Ariz.; Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate, 1950; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERS (Soundex M620) — See also CHALMERS, COMMERS, DEMERS, DEMMERS, DETHMERS, DETMERS, DIMMERS, HAMMERS, KREMERS, LAMMERS, MARS, MEARS, MEERS, MERAS, MERSCH, MERSELES, MERSELIS, MERSERVE, MERSHART, MERSHON, MERSICK, MERSINO, MERSMAN, MERZ, MEUERS, MEURS, MEYERS, MEYRS, MIERS, MOERS, MORS, MYERS, OSMERS, REIMERS, REMERS, REMMERS, SCHUMERS, SOMERS, SOMMERS, STAMERS, STAMMERS, SUMERS, SUMMERS, TIMMERS, VOLLMERS, WELMERS, WIMMERS.

  MERS: See also James Garrard Sparks


MERSBERGER (Soundex M621) — See also BERGER, EVERSBERG, FORSBERG, RUPPERSBERGER, WEATHERSBEE, WIERSBECK.

  Mersberger, R. J. — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Sheboygan, Wis., 1965-67. Still living as of 1967.


MERSCH (Soundex M620) — See also AMERISH, HAMMERSCHMIDT, HERSCH, MARESH, MARSCH, MARSH, MARSHA, MCCREESH, MENSCH, MERS, MOORISH, MORISCHE, MORRISH, MURRISH, ZIMMERSCHIED.

  Mersch, M. J. — of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.


MERSEBERG (Soundex M621) — See also HORSEBACK, KISSEBERTH, LIESEBERG, MERSELES, MERSELIS, MERSEREAU, MERSERVE, ROSEBERRY, SEBERGER, SEBERN, SEBERT, SUMMERSET.

  MERSEBERG: See also Neal Shaw Blaisdell


MERSELES (Soundex M624) — See also HERSEL, MARCELLIUS, MARCELLUS, MARSALIS, MARSELIS, MARSELLUS, MARSILIUS, MERS, MERSEBERG, MERSELIS, MERSEREAU, MERSERVE, PERSELAY, SELESKY, SUMMERSET.

  Merseles, Jacob M. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.


MERSELIS (Soundex M624) — See also FORSELIUS, HERSEL, MARCELLIUS, MARCELLUS, MARSALIS, MARSELIS, MARSELLUS, MARSILIUS, MERS, MERSEBERG, MERSELES, MERSEREAU, MERSERVE, PERSELAY, SELISKAR, SUMMERSET.

  Merselis, Isaac — of Tryon County (now Montgomery County), N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tryon County, 1781-82. Burial location unknown.
  Merselis, Stephen, Jr. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1860. Burial location unknown.


MERSEREAU (Soundex M626) — See also DEVEREAUX, EREAUT, LAMEREAUX, MERCEREAU, MEREAUX, MERSEBERG, MERSELES, MERSELIS, MERSERVE, METEREAU, MONDEREAU, SUMMERSET.

  MERSEREAU: See also Joshua Daniel Mercereau — William Egbert Wheeler
  Mersereau, Claude Middleton (1885-1941) — also known as Claude M. Mersereau — of Bathurst, New Brunswick. Born in Chatham, New Brunswick, March 21, 1885. Not U.S. citizen; newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Consular Agent in Bathurst, 1915-29. Died July 6, 1941 (age 56 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Young Mersereau (1854-1938) and Florence Amelia (Steeves) Mersereau (1860-1952); married to Bridget Mary Estelle McGinley (1881-1946); first cousin five times removed of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804) and David Mersereau; second cousin thrice removed of Cornelius Mersereau; second cousin four times removed of Joshua Daniel Mercereau, Jacob Mersereau (1782-1846), Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau; third cousin thrice removed of John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882).
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  Mersereau, Cornelius (1798-1877) — of Vestal, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Vestal, Broome County, N.Y., August 2, 1798. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1840; postmaster. Died in Vestal, Broome County, N.Y., February 17, 1877 (age 78 years, 199 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Endicott, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Mersereau (1732-1820) and Maria (Taylor) Mersereau; married to Magdalen Hall (1799-1876); first cousin once removed of Emily Mersereau (1860-1941; who married Charles Henry Springer); first cousin twice removed of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804) and David Mersereau; second cousin once removed of Joshua Daniel Mercereau, Jacob Mersereau (1782-1846), Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau; second cousin thrice removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau; third cousin of John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); third cousin once removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mersereau, David (c.1769-1835) — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., about 1769. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1806-09; common pleas court judge in New York, 1810. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., April 4, 1835 (age about 66 years). Interment at Reformed Church Burial Ground, Port Richmond, Staten Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David Mersereau (1710-1786) and Elizabeth (Perline) Mersereau (1740-1826); married, February 12, 1792, to Cornelia Rolf; married to Maria Bennett; first cousin of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin once removed of Joshua Daniel Mercereau, Jacob Mersereau, Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau (1788-1879); first cousin twice removed of Cornelius Mersereau, John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); first cousin thrice removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau; first cousin five times removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mersereau, Jacob (1782-1846) — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., October 13, 1782. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1832-33. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., June 12, 1846 (age 63 years, 242 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Mersereau (1730-1804) and Charity (DeGroot) Mersereau (1758-1826); brother of Peter Mersereau (1788-1879); married, June 26, 1833, to Cornelia Tyson (1789-1866); nephew of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin of Joshua Daniel Mercereau and Paul Mersereau; first cousin once removed of David Mersereau, John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); first cousin twice removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau; second cousin once removed of Cornelius Mersereau; second cousin four times removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  Mersereau, John Garrison (1799-1883) — also known as John G. Mersereau — of Erwin Centre, Steuben County, N.Y.; Portville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born in Guilford, Chenango County, N.Y., September 18, 1799. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 2nd District, 1848-49. Died in Portville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., July 10, 1883 (age 83 years, 295 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Daniel Mercereau and Dinah (Garretson) Mercereau (1769-1822); married to Julia Redfield (1801-1855) and Nancy L. Wright (1806-1892); uncle of Edward Casterline Mercereau; grandson of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin once removed of Jacob Mersereau, Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau (1788-1879); first cousin twice removed of David Mersereau; second cousin of Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); third cousin of Cornelius Mersereau; third cousin thrice removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mersereau, Joshua, Jr. See Joshua Daniel Mercereau
  Mersereau, Joshua (1728-1804) — of Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 26, 1728. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1777-78, 1779-83, 1784-86. Died in Union Center, Broome County, N.Y., June 10, 1804 (age 75 years, 258 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Endicott, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Mersereau (1696-1769) and Marie (Corsen) Mersereau (1704-1763); married 1757 to Sophia LaGrange (1733-1770); married to Ann Roome (1740-1790) and Esther (Garrison) Christopher (1750-1808); father of Joshua Daniel Mercereau; uncle of Jacob Mersereau, Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau (1788-1879); grandfather of John Garrison Mersereau; granduncle of Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); great-grandfather of Edward Casterline Mercereau; first cousin of David Mersereau; first cousin twice removed of Cornelius Mersereau; first cousin five times removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mersereau, Joshua (1804-1882) — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 25, 1804. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1857. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., July 28, 1882 (age 77 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Mersereau (1762-1804) and Keziah (Drake) Mersereau (1769-1843); married 1833 to Julia LaMonte (1814-1860); grandnephew of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin once removed of Joshua Daniel Mercereau, Jacob Mersereau, Paul Mersereau and Peter Mersereau (1788-1879); first cousin twice removed of David Mersereau; second cousin of John Garrison Mersereau; second cousin once removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau; third cousin of Cornelius Mersereau; third cousin thrice removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  Mersereau, Paul (1784-1856) — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., March 14, 1784. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1834. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., July 21, 1856 (age 72 years, 129 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Mersereau (1741-1823) and Elizabeth Weston (Barnes) Mersereau (1751-1833); married to Nancy Powell (1793-1839); nephew of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin of Joshua Daniel Mercereau, Jacob Mersereau and Peter Mersereau; first cousin once removed of David Mersereau, John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); first cousin twice removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau; second cousin once removed of Cornelius Mersereau; second cousin four times removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  Mersereau, Peter (1788-1879) — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., July 6, 1788. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1845. Died in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., June 2, 1879 (age 90 years, 331 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Mersereau (1730-1804) and Charity (DeGroot) Mersereau (1758-1826); brother of Jacob Mersereau (1782-1846); married, May 2, 1812, to Eliza Thatcher (1796-1874); nephew of Joshua Mersereau (1728-1804); first cousin of Joshua Daniel Mercereau and Paul Mersereau; first cousin once removed of David Mersereau, John Garrison Mersereau and Joshua Mersereau (1804-1882); first cousin twice removed of Edward Casterline Mercereau; second cousin once removed of Cornelius Mersereau (1798-1877); second cousin four times removed of Claude Middleton Mersereau.
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.


MERSERVE (Soundex M626) — See also FAIRSERVICE, FAIRSERVIS, MERS, MERSEBERG, MERSELES, MERSELIS, MERSEREAU, MESERVE, MESERVEY, SERVELLE, SERVEN, SERVEY, SUMMERSET.

  Merserve, Alfred — of Bar Mills, Buxton, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Bar Mills, Maine, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.


MERSHART (Soundex M626) — See also BOSHART, BRUSHART, HART, HULSHART, KAMERSHTAIN, MERS, MERSHON, SHARTEL, SHARTLE, SHARTS, SHARTZER, WISHART.

  Mershart, Eileen D. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 25th District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.


MERSHON (Soundex M625) — See also CORSHON, COURSHON, GERSHON, HENDERSHOT, HENDERSHOTT, KAMERSHTAIN, MERS, MERSHART.

  MERSHON: See also William Mershon Lanning
  Mershon, Evelyn Smith (1870-1960) — also known as Evelyn S. Mershon — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., July 27, 1870. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1932, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1929; candidate for Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1930. Female. Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., April 18, 1960 (age 89 years, 266 days). Interment at Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Henry Mershon (1834-1872) and Sarah Elvira (Dolbeer) Mershon (1836-1915); sister of John Dolbeer Mershon (1872-1955); first cousin of William Butts Mershon.
  Political family: Mershon family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mershon, Frank — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1919; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1920, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Mershon, John Dolbeer (1872-1955) — also known as John D. Mershon — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., August 16, 1872. Democrat. Lumber business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee); postmaster at Saginaw, Mich., 1933-48 (acting, 1933-34). Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., July 5, 1955 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Mershon (1834-1872) and Sarah Elvira (Dolbeer) Mershon (1836-1915); brother of Evelyn Smith Mershon (1870-1960); first cousin of William Butts Mershon.
  Political family: Mershon family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mershon, William Butts (1856-1943) — also known as William B. Mershon — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., January 16, 1856. Democrat. Lumber business; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1895-96; member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., July 12, 1943 (age 87 years, 177 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Hall Mershon (1827-1885) and Helen D. (Johnson) Mershon (1831-1920); married to Catherine Calista Morse (1859-1945); first cousin of Evelyn Smith Mershon and John Dolbeer Mershon (1872-1955).
  Political family: Mershon family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


MERSICK (Soundex M622) — See also MARSICANO, MARSICO, MERRICKS, MERS, MERSINO, MESICK, MEYERSIECK, PERSICHETTI, PERSICO, SICK, SUMERSIDES, SUMMERSIDE, SUMMERSILL.

  Mersick, Charles S. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Connecticut state treasurer, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.


MERSINO (Soundex M625) — See also ARGERSINGER, BERSIN, LAGOMARSINO, MARCIANO, MARSENA, MERINO, MERS, MERSICK, ORSINO, PERSINGER, ROMINES, SUMERSIDES, SUMMERSIDE, SUMMERSILL, YERSIN.

  Mersino, Karen — of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Lapeer County Republican Party, 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.


MERSMAN (Soundex M625) — See also EVERSMAN, FORSMAN, FURSMAN, HAMERSMA, HAMMERSMARK, HAMMERSMITH, HERSMAN, HORSMAN, MEERMANS, MEERSMAN, MERMAN, MERS, SCHAFERSMAN, TIEMERSMA.

  Mersman, Scudder — U.S. Vice Consul in Tahiti, as of 1922-38. Burial location unknown.


MERSTETTER (Soundex M623) — See also BRANSTETTER, CASTETTER, GACHSTETTER, GLASSTETTER, GUSTETTER, HAMMERSTRAND, HAMMERSTROM, HOFSTETTER, HOSTETTER, HUFFSTETTER, KACKSTETTER, STETTER, TETTERTON.

  Merstetter, Frank — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1893. Burial location unknown.


MERTEN (Soundex M635) — See also COERTEN, GERTENRICH, HERTENSTEIN, MARTEN, MENTER, MERTENS, MERTON, MORTEN, WERTENBERGER, WOERTENDYKE.

  Merten, Claire M. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 18th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merten, Walter L. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 19th District; elected 1950; elected unopposed 1952; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952; member of Wisconsin state senate 5th District; elected 1954; defeated, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERTENS (Soundex M635) — See also COERTEN, GERTENRICH, HERTENSTEIN, MARTENS, MEHRTENS, MERTEN, WERTENBERGER, WOERTENDYKE.

  Mertens, Charles A. — of Erie County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Erie County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Mertens, H. C. — of Osage County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Osage County, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Mertens, John J. (born c.1870) — of Lebanon, Potter County, S.Dak.; Hoven, Potter County, S.Dak.; Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak. Born in Wisconsin, about 1870. Physician; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 40th District, 1909-12; member of South Dakota state senate 36th District, 1921-24. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Mertens, Kevin — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Mertens, William, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960; Presidential Elector for New York, 1952; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERTHAN (Soundex M635) — See also ALBERTHA, BERTHADEAN, EMMERTH, HARTHAN, HERTHA, MARTHEN, MATHERN, OPPERTHAUSER, RETHMAN, THAN, THERMAN, VIERTHALER, WERTHAMER.

  Merthan, Lawrence — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERTON (Soundex M635) — See also AMMERTON, EMERTO, EMMERTON, FUMERTON, MENTON, MENTOR, MERION, MERTEN, MONTER, MORTEN, MORTON, MOTTERN, MURTON, MYRTON, PALMERTON, SUMMERTON, TREMON.

  Merton, John — of Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Oak Park, Ill., 1874-75. Burial location unknown.


MERTZ (Soundex M632) — See also HERTZ, MARTS, MARTZ, MENTZ, MERZ, METZ, ROMERTZE, WERTZ.

  Mertz, Edward Francis (1890-1970) — also known as Edward F. Mertz — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 15, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; building contractor; restaurant and tavern operator; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1949-56, 1965-68 (Milwaukee County 16th District 1949-54, Milwaukee County 1st District 1955-56, Milwaukee County 9th District 1965-68). German ancestry. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Eagles. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., May 3, 1970 (age 79 years, 261 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph M. Mertz (1864-1928) and Catherine (Dickmann) Mertz (1867-1950); married to Meta Fluck (1889-1959).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Mertz, Harry — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mertz, John T. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Candidate in primary for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Mertz, Karl Cleveland — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Mertz, Mary — of Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Mertz, Miles S. — of Palmerton, Carbon County, Pa. Burgess of Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Mertz, Richard — of Gladstone, Delta County, Mich. Postmaster at Gladstone, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Mertz, W. L. — of West Milton, Union County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Mertz, William J. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.


MERVIL (Soundex M614) — See also DEMERVILLE, MARVIL, MERIL, MERVILLE, MERVIS, POMERVILLE, POMMERVILLE, SOMERVILLE, SOMMERVILLE, SUMMERVILLE.

  MERVIL: See also Mervil E. Haas


MERVILLE (Soundex M614) — See also DEMERVILLE, MARVILLE, MERVIL, MERVIS, POMERVILLE, POMMERVILLE, SOMERVILLE, SOMMERVILLE, SUMMERVILLE.

  Merville, J. L. — of West Allis, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Burial location unknown.


MERVIS (Soundex M612) — See also DEMERVILLE, FAIRSERVIS, JERVIS, MARVYS, MERVIL, MERVILLE, MEVIS, MRVOS, NANKERVIS, PERVIS, POMERVILLE, POMMERVILLE, SERVIS, SERVISS, SOMERVILLE, SOMMERVILLE, SUMMERVILLE.

  Mervis, Samuel — of Allegheny County, Pa. Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 4th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.


MERVYN (Soundex M615) — See also ALVYN, DELVYN, DERVY, GARVY, MARAVIN, MARVENE, MARVIN, MARVINE, MARVYS, MESSERVY, MORVIN, ORVYL, VYNE, VYNER.

  MERVYN: See also Mervyn B. Brandes — Mervyn Malcolm Dymally — Mervyn R. Montgomery — Mervyn Rathbone — Mervyn G. Stouck


MERWIN (Soundex M650) — See also BERWIN, CZERWINSKI, DERWINSKI, ERWIN, ERWINE, KERWIN, MARWAN, MARWIN, MERWITZ, MERWYN, SHERWIN.

  MERWIN: See also Edward Payson Allen — Merwin E. Asire — Merwin R. Brewer — Merwin Coad — Kenneth Merwin Curtis — Merwin Dieckmann — Merwin Kimball Hart — Stephen Hiram Keeler — Edward Merwin Lee — Henry Gleason Newton — Merwin Smith — Merwin S. Spencer
  Merwin, Clifford See R. Clifford Merwin
  Merwin, F. N. — of Beaver City, Furnas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Fred H. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford; elected 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, George B. — of Ohio. U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Harry Miles — also known as Harry M. Merwin — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Milford, Connecticut, 1926-27, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Henry — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Ira — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, James A. — of Port Leyden, Lewis County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, James D. — of West Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Warden (borough president) of West Haven, Connecticut, 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, John David (1921-2013) — also known as John D. Merwin — Born in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, September 26, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1955-57; resigned 1957; secretary of the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1957-58; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1958-61. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died March 17, 2013 (age 91 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Miles Merwin and Marguerite L. (Fleming) Merwin; married to Dadja Childs.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Merwin, John L. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Miles — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Honorary Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Frederiksted, V.I., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Milton H. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1897-1900; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 3rd Department, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Nathan — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1835-36, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Orange (1777-1853) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., April 7, 1777. Democrat. Farmer; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1820, 1838; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1821-24; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1825-29; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1831. Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 4, 1853 (age 76 years, 150 days). Interment at Center Cemetery, New Milford, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merwin, Orlando H. — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Evanston, Ill., 1877-85. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Paul — of East Palestine, Columbiana County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of East Palestine, Ohio; elected 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Philo Camp (1809-1903) — also known as Philo C. Merwin — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brookfield Center, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., 1809. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1863-64. Died in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., 1903 (age about 94 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Philo Merwin.
  Merwin, R. Clifford — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Robert Lorin (b. 1863) — also known as Robert L. Merwin — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 21, 1863. Merchant; British vice-consul at St. Croix, 1887-95; U.S. Consular Agent in Frederiksted, 1901-17. Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Samuel E., Jr. (1831-1907) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., 1831. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; Adjutant General of Connecticut, 1868-72; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1876; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1882; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1884; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1889-93. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., 1907 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Merwin, Timothy T. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1838. Burial location unknown.


MERWITZ (Soundex M632) — See also AFTERWIT, GURWITZ, HORWITZ, HURWITZ, MARWITZ, MERWIN, MERWYN, NORWITZ, URWITZ.

  Merwitz, Israel — of Maryland. Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.


MERWYN (Soundex M650) — See also MARWAN, MARWIN, MERWIN, MERWITZ.

  MERWYN: See also Merwyn H. Hemp — E. Merwyn Rowlands


MERY (Soundex M600) — See also COLMERY, COMERY, DEMERY, DIMERY, EMERY, EMMERY, EMRY, HERY, MARY, MERREY, MERRI, MERRY, MERYDITH, MERYL, MERYLANN, MIREAU, MUMMERY, MYER, MYRE, MYREE, POMERY, REMY, RUMERY, WERY.

  Mery, Fred J. (1876-1949) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born August 14, 1876. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1926-27. Died February 12, 1949 (age 72 years, 182 days). Interment at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Ottawa Hills, Ohio.


MERYDITH (Soundex M633) — See also BRYDIE, MEREDITH, MERIDETH, MERY.

  Merydith, Ed — of Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERYL (Soundex M640) — See also LYMER, MEREL, MERIL, MERILL, MERL, MERRELL, MERRIELL, MERRIL, MERRILL, MERY, MERYLANN, MYLER, MYRLE.

  MERYL: See also Meryl Duroncelet — Meryl Lynn Farber — Meryl L. Frank — Meryl T. Hansey


MERYLANN (Soundex M645) — See also HOWRYLAK, MARALYN, MARILYNN, MAROLYN, MARYELLEN, MARYLAND, MARYLEEN, MARYLIN, MARYLYN, MARYNELL, MERRYLYNN, MERY, MERYL, RYLANCE, RYLAND, RYLANDER.

  MERYLANN: See also Merylann Best


MERZ (Soundex M620) — See also HERZ, MARZ, MEARS, MEERS, MERS, MERTZ, MERZON, MEUERS, MEURS, MEYERS, MEYRS, MIERS, MYERS, WERZ.

  Merz, Edward J. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly, 1948 (Milwaukee County 16th District), 1950 (Milwaukee County 16th District), 1952 (Milwaukee County 16th District), 1954 (Milwaukee County 1st District), 1956 (Milwaukee County 1st District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merz, Louis L. (b. 1908) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., July 20, 1908. Democrat. Building supplies business; real estate broker; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 1st District, 1957-62. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Amvets; Eagles; American Arbitration Association. Burial location unknown.
  Merz, Rose — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Merz, W. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1875, 1889-90 (District 31 1875, District 40 1889-90). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Merz, William A. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1907; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Passaic County 1933. Burial location unknown.


MERZON (Soundex M625) — See also BERZON, BRZONKALA, FERZOLA, GERZOFSKY, HERZOG, LERZO, MERZ, MEYERSON, MYERSON.

  Merzon, M. Manuel — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state senate, 1932 (Democratic primary, 4th District), 1942 (Republican primary, 5th District); candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Merzon, Manuel See M. Manuel Merzon


MESA (Soundex M200) — See also AMES, COMESANAS, MAES, MASA, MASE, MASSE, MEAS, MEASAW, MEGA, MESAROS, MESE, MESI, MESTA, METSA, MEZA, MTESA, MUSA, SEEMA.

  Mesa, Peter A. — U.S. Consular Agent in Granada, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Mesa, Tony — of Garden City, Finney County, Kan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


MESAROS (Soundex M262) — See also CATSAROS, CESAROTTI, CHESARO, COMESANAS, KATSAROS, MAZIARZ, MESA, SAROSY.

  Mesaros, Glenn — of Minnesota. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


MESCALL (Soundex M240) — See also CALL, CALMES, CARSCALLEN, DESCAMP, ESCA, ESCALANTE, ESCAMILLA, ESCANDON, ESCARRAZ, FRANCESCA, HASCALL, MARESCA, MASKELL, MCALLES, MESKILL, MISCALL, MISKELL, MISKILL, MOSKOL, PASCALL, SCALLEN, SCALLEY, SCALLON, SCALLY, SCAMMELL, SMALEC, TELESCA, VILLESCAZ, WHITESCARVER.

  Mescall, Michael J. — of Lackawanna, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Lackawanna, N.Y.; elected 1921. Burial location unknown.


MESE (Soundex M200) — See also DEMESE, EMMES, MASE, MEAS, MEASE, MEESE, MEISS, MENSE, MESA, MESECK, MESERITZ, MESEROLE, MESEROW, MESERVE, MESERVEY, MESI, MEUSE, MIES, MIESS, MISS, MIZE, MOSE, MUSE, MYUS.

  Mese, Gordon — of East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Candidate for mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


MESECK (Soundex M220) — See also DEMESE, GIESECKE, HAESECKE, KEESECKER, MESE, MESERITZ, MESEROLE, MESEROW, MESERVE, MESERVEY, MESICK, MESSICK, MEYZEEK, MICEK, MICICH, MYCEK.

Carl Meseck Meseck, Carl — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1973-74, 1974-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Image source: Glendale Public Library


MESERITZ (Soundex M263) — See also DEMESE, DISERIO, MERITZER, MESE, MESECK, MESEROLE, MESEROW, MESERVE, MESERVEY, PERITZ, POSERINA, RITZ, SERICTUS, SERINO, SERIO, SERIOUS, SERIZAWA.

  Meseritz, Isaac — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Jewish. Interment at Mochom Shalom Cemetery, Ozone Park, Queens, N.Y.


MESEROLE (Soundex M264) — See also DEMESE, FEROLETO, MASCIARELLI, MAZOROL, MAZZARELLA, MAZZARELLI, MESE, MESECK, MESERITZ, MESEROW, MESERVE, MESERVEY, MESSERLY, MESSEROLE.

  MESEROLE: See also Archibald Meserole Bliss — Charles A. Hungerford
  Meserole, Darwin James (1868-1952) — also known as Darwin J. Meserole — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Bellport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y.; Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 29, 1868. Socialist. Stockbroker; in June 1891, he shot and killed Theodore W. Larbig, was arrested and tried for murder, but found not guilty on ground of self-defense; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1915; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1920; candidate for New York state senate 1st District, 1922; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1931; candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1926; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1928; candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1930, 1934, 1936; president, National Unemployment League, which advocated public works programs to relieve unemployment. Died, from a heart attack, as he was about to board the Staten Island ferry, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 21, 1952 (age 83 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Vanderbilt Meserole (1833-1908) and Ann Sophia (Richardson) Meserole (1839-1922); married, June 24, 1899, to Katherine Louise Maltby.


MESEROW (Soundex M260) — See also DEMESE, GEISEROWICH, MASIERI, MASSARI, MASSARO, MASURY, MAZZARA, MESE, MESECK, MESERITZ, MESEROLE, MESERVE, MESERVEY.

  Meserow, Albert Joseph — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Chicago, Ill., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESERVE (Soundex M261) — See also DEMESE, MERSERVE, MESE, MESECK, MESERITZ, MESEROLE, MESEROW, MESERVEY, MESSERVY, SERVELLE, SERVEN, SERVEY.

  MESERVE: See also Daniel Meserve Durell — Joseph Pitman — George Winthrop Maston Pitman — Joseph Pitman
  Meserve, James W. — of Bar Mills, Buxton, York County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Bar Mills, Maine, 1887-89; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Meserve, John — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Meserve, John B. — of Nebraska. Nebraska state treasurer, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Meserve, Samuel — of Bar Mills, Buxton, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Bar Mills, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Meserve, Walter F. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Meserve, William Andrew — of Creighton, Knox County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.


MESERVEY (Soundex M261) — See also DEMESE, HERVEY, JERVEY, MCGERVEY, MERSERVE, MESE, MESECK, MESERITZ, MESEROLE, MESEROW, MESERVE, MESSERVY, SERVELLE, SERVEN, SERVEY.

  MESERVEY: See also Charles Alexander Creighton


MESHACK (Soundex M220) — See also HACK, MASCHKE, MASHAK, MASHEK, MESHAKA, MESHECH, MESHEK, MISCHAK, MUSCHECK, MUSCHOCK, MUSHIK, SHACK, SHACKELFORD, SHACKELL, SHACKELTON, SHACKFORD, SHACKLEFORD, SHACKLETON, SHACKLETT, SHACKLEY.

  MESHACK: See also Meshack Franklin
  Meshack, Lula — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


MESHAKA (Soundex M220) — See also CHAKA, HAKALA, HAKANSON, MESHACK, SHAKARIAN.

  Meshaka, M. — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Damascus, 1862-66. Burial location unknown.
  Meshaka, Nasif (b. 1838) — Born in 1838. Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Damascus, 1870-1911. Burial location unknown.


MESHEA (Soundex M200) — See also BESHEAR, BESHEARS, BRESHEARS, MAISHA, MASHEA, MEMMESHEIMER, MESHECH, MESHEK, MESHEL, MESHESKI, MISHA, MISHOE, MISHOU, MOTTESHEARD, SHEA.

  MESHEA: See also Meshea La'Shawn Poore


MESHECH (Soundex M220) — See also KULISHECK, MASHAK, MASHEK, MEMMESHEIMER, MESHACK, MESHEA, MESHEK, MESHEL, MESHESKI, MISCHAK, MUSCHECK, MUSCHOCK, MUSHIK, SHECHET, SHECUT.

  MESHECH: See also Meshech Weare


MESHEK (Soundex M220) — See also BENISHEK, GROSHEK, MASHAK, MASHEK, MEMMESHEIMER, MESHACK, MESHEA, MESHECH, MESHEL, MESHESKI, MISCHAK, MUSCHECK, MUSCHOCK, MUSHIK, SHEK, SHEKAR, SHEKARCHI, SHEKEL, SHEKELL, WISHEK.

  Meshek, John J. — of Berwyn, Cook County, Ill. Candidate in Independent Voters of Berwyn primary for mayor of Berwyn, Ill., 2009. Still living as of 2009.


MESHEL (Soundex M240) — See also ESHELMAN, FLESHELLE, HELLEMS, HELMES, MASCHAL, MEMMESHEIMER, MESHEA, MESHECH, MESHEK, MESHESKI, MISCHEL, MOSCHEL, MOSCHELLA, MUSCHAL, MUSCHELL, MUSHEL, SHEL, SHEMEL.

  Meshel, Harry — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


MESHESKI (Soundex M220) — See also CHESHES, LYNCHESKI, MALISHESKI, MEMMESHEIMER, MESHEA, MESHECH, MESHEK, MESHEL, RATSHESKY, ROGOSHESKE, SHESKIN.

  Mesheski, Adeline — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Mesheski, Edward J. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Milwaukee, Wis., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESI (Soundex M200) — See also DEMESIA, IMES, MASI, MEECE, MEISS, MESA, MESE, MESICK, MESIER, MESIMER, MESITE, MESSIAH, MIES, MIESS, NESI, SEIM, SIME.

  Mesi, Joe — Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 61st District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


MESICK (Soundex M220) — See also BESICH, DEMESIA, GESICK, GESICKI, KESICKI, LADESIC, MATESIC, MERSICK, MESECK, MESI, MESIER, MESIMER, MESITE, MESSICK, MEYZEEK, MICEK, MICICH, MUSICK, MYCEK, PESICKA, SICK.

  Mesick, DeWitt J. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Mesick, Jacob B. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Mesick, William Smith (1856-1942) — also known as William S. Mesick — of Mancelona, Antrim County, Mich. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., August 26, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1897-1901; defeated, 1900. Died in Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich., December 1, 1942 (age 86 years, 97 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


MESIER (Soundex M260) — See also BESIE, CIESIELSKE, DEMESIA, LESIEUR, MEASER, MEIER, MEIERS, MEISER, MEISSER, MESI, MESICK, MESIMER, MESITE, MESLER, MESSER, MESSIER, MESTER, MEUSER, MISIR, MIZEUR, MOSIER, MYSER, SIEMER, TESIERO.

  Mesier, Matthew — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.


MESIMER (Soundex M256) — See also CASSIMER, CRESIMORE, DALSIMER, DEMESIA, DESIMONE, LESIMPLE, MESI, MESICK, MESIER, MESITE, MISSEMER, MISSIMER, ONESIMUS, PICKLESIMER, REISIMER, SIMER, SIMERINK, SINSIMER, VICESIMUS.

  Mesimer, J. P. — of Kingston, Caldwell County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Caldwell County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESITE (Soundex M230) — See also CRESITELLO, DEMESIA, LASITER, LASSITER, MAZET, MESI, MESICK, MESIER, MESIMER, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MOUSSETTE, MUSSETTE, ROSSITER, SITEMAN, SITES, TERESITA.

  Mesite, Patsy J. — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 77th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.


MESKILL (Soundex M240) — See also COMESKY, GATESKILL, KILL, MASKELL, MESCALL, MESKO, MIKELS, MISCALL, MISKELL, MISKILL, MOSKOL, PREMESKE.

  Meskill, Edward J. — of Lambertville, Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Lambertville, N.J., 1943-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meskill, Matthew — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meskill, Thomas Joseph (1928-2007) — also known as Thomas J. Meskill; "Tough Tom" — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., January 30, 1928. Republican. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1962-64; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1967-71; defeated, 1964; Governor of Connecticut, 1971-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972 (delegation chair); Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1975-93; took senior status 1993. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died, following a heart attack, in Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., October 29, 2007 (age 79 years, 272 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Grady.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


MESKO (Soundex M200) — See also ADESKO, COMESKY, ESKOWITZ, LESKO, MESKILL, MISKA, MISKO, MOSCOE, MOSCOW, MUSCOE, MUSKA, MUSKIE, PREMESKE, SMOKE, YESKO.

  Mesko, Emil — of Rolla, Phelps County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Phelps County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESLAR (Soundex M246) — See also AMSLER, KEESLAR, KESSLAR, LAMMERS, MARSEL, MARSELL, MCSLARROW, MELLARS, MESLER, MESLOW, MESSLER, MOSLER, PRESLAR, SAMLER, TRESSLAR.

  Meslar, Orville Vanatta — also known as Orville V. Meslar — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (alternate), 1932; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.


MESLER (Soundex M246) — See also AMSLER, BAESLER, BRESLER, CESLER, CHESLER, ESLER, FESLER, GIESLER, KEESLER, KESLER, MERRELLS, MESIER, MESLAR, MESLOW, MESSLER, MOSLER, PESLER, PRESLER, ROESLER, SELMER, SEMLER, SESLER, YESLER.

  Mesler, Amanda M. — of Weirton, Hancock County, W.Va. Independent candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 1st District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Mesler, Joseph J. — of Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 58th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Mesler, Walter V. — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.


MESLOW (Soundex M240) — See also BELESLO, BRESLOW, DESLONDE, HESLOP, KESLO, MASLO, MESLAR, MESLER, MOSLEY, MOSLY, MOZLEY, STANESLOW.

  Meslow, Doug — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 53-B, 2003-06. Still living as of 2006.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


MESSAL (Soundex M240) — See also ALMES, AMSEL, MALES, MASEL, MASSELL, MEALS, MELAS, MESSAM, MESSANO, MESSEL, SALEEM, SALEM, SAMEL, SMALE, SMEAL.

  Messal, Ephraim — of Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1952 (primary), 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESSAM (Soundex M250) — See also GESSAMAN, JESSAMINE, JESSAMYN, MASSIMO, MESSAL, MESSANO.

  Messam, Wayne Martin (b. 1974) — also known as Wayne M. Messam — of Miramar, Broward County, Fla. Born in South Bay, St. Lucie County, Fla., June 7, 1974. Democrat. Signed as wide receiver in 1997 for the Cincinnati Bengals football team; builder; mayor of Miramar, Fla., 2015-. African ancestry. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Messam.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail


MESSANO (Soundex M250) — See also ALESSANDRA, ALESSANDRINI, ALESSANDRO, ALESSANDRONI, AMESON, BASSANO, CASSANO, CASSANOVA, DALESSANDRO, DALLESSANDRO, DRESSANDER, MASONE, MEASON, MESSAL, MESSAM, MEZZANO, ROSSANO, SANO, SEAMON, SOEMANN, TASSANO.

  Messano, Louis J. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Messano, Louis J. (d. 1974) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956, 1960; chair of Hudson County Democratic Party, 1959. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., 1974. Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.


MESSEL (Soundex M240) — See also ELLEMS, ELMES, LESEM, MEASEL, MEISEL, MESSAL, MIZELL, MYZELL, WESSEL.

  Messel, Kenneth R. — of Bicknell, Knox County, Ind. Postmaster at Bicknell, Ind., 1968-83 (acting, 1968-69). Still living as of 1983.


MESSENBAUGH (Soundex M251) — See also DOSENBACH, EISENBARTH, GROSSENBACHER, KRESSENBERG, MESSENGER, MESSENKOP, NISSENBAUM, OSENBAUGH, QUESSENBERRY, ROSENBAUGH, ROSENBAUM, WEISENBACH.

  Messenbaugh, J. F. See Joseph Fife Messenbaugh
J. G. Messenbaugh Messenbaugh, Joseph Fife (1873-1928) — also known as J. F. Messenbaugh — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born near Kingston, Caldwell County, Mo., January 10, 1873. Physician; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1905-07. Baptist. Died, from peritonitis, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 19, 1928 (age 55 years, 161 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of John Messenbaugh (1824-1903) and Susan (McGavran) Messenbaugh (1832-1910); married to Laura M. Whisler (1875-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City


MESSENGER (Soundex M252) — See also ENGER, HASSENGER, MASSENGALE, MASSENGIL, MASSENGILL, MESSENBAUGH, MESSENKOP, MESSINGER, MOSINGER, SENGE, SENGER.

  MESSENGER: See also Horace Newton Allen — Arthur Messenger Beale — Jonathan Brace — John Blossom Cannon
  Messenger, David S. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, Henry C. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, Hiram A. — of California. Member of California state assembly 17th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, Jeff — Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives 130th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Messenger, John C. — of Washington County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Washington County, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, Riley N. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 19th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, Thomas — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Corning, N.Y., 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Messenger, William R. — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby; elected 1934; elected unopposed 1936. Burial location unknown.


MESSENKOP (Soundex M252) — See also FAHRENKOPF, FARRENKOPF, GEANKOPLIS, HASENKAMP, HINSENKAMP, MESSENBAUGH, MESSENGER, PAGENKOPF, ROSENKILDE, ROSENKRANS, ROSENKRANZ, SENKO, SENKOWSKI.

  Messenkop, John — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Chief burgess of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1807-09. Burial location unknown.
  Messenkop, William H. — of Princeton, Bureau County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1876. Burial location unknown.


MESSER (Soundex M260) — See also ESSER, HESSER, LANDMESSER, MEASER, MEISER, MEISSER, MESIER, MESSER-JAMES, MESSERLY, MESSEROLE, MESSERSMITH, MESSERVY, MESSIER, MESSLER, MESSMER, MESSNER, MESSOR, MEUSER, MISIR, MIZEUR, MOSSER, MUSSER, MYSER, SCHERMESSER, SEMER.

  MESSER: See also John William Messer Appleton — Horace Mann — Evelyn Messer-James — Messer Ward
  Messer, Alan Luke — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Messer, Charles L. — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, N.Y., 1953-61 (acting, 1953-54). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messer, Dee L. — of Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan. Mayor of Coffeyville, Kan., 2004-05. Still living as of 2005.
  Messer, Diane H. — of Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for Maine state senate 23rd District, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Messer, F. F. — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Messer, John A., Sr. — of Galax, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1944, 1948, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messer, Lon — of Robstown, Nueces County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messer, Richard B. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892 (alternate), 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Messer, Richard H. — of New London, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
Wilson Messer Messer, Wilson (1876-1958) — of Campbell town, Steuben County, N.Y.; Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Campbell town, Steuben County, N.Y., August 23, 1876. Republican. School teacher; automobile dealer; real estate business; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1924-36; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in 1958 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martha (White) Messer (1844-1905) and Thomas Messer (died 1892); married, June 3, 1920, to Maude B. Woodcock (1867-1935).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936


MESSER-JAMES (Soundex M262) — See also JAMES, MESSER.

  Messer-James, Evelyn — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


MESSERLY (Soundex M264) — See also CASSERLY, KEYSERLING, LANDMESSER, MASCIARELLI, MAZOROL, MAZZARELLA, MAZZARELLI, MESEROLE, MESSER, MESSEROLE, MESSERSMITH, MESSERVY, SCHERMESSER, SERLINE, WESSERLING.

  Messerly, Francis — of Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate 19th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.


MESSEROLE (Soundex M264) — See also FEROLETO, LANDMESSER, MASCIARELLI, MAZOROL, MAZZARELLA, MAZZARELLI, MESEROLE, MESSER, MESSERLY, MESSERSMITH, MESSERVY, SCHERMESSER, SUESSEROTT.

  Messerole, Abraham, Jr. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1859. Burial location unknown.


MESSERSMITH (Soundex M262) — See also BIERSMITH, COOPERSMITH, COPPERSMITH, HAMMERSMITH, LANDMESSER, LEISERSON, MESSER, MESSERLY, MESSEROLE, MESSERVY, RIVERSMITH, SCHERMESSER, SILVERSMITH, WASSERSCHEID, WINTERSMITH.

  Messersmith, Frank S. — Republican. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 78th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Messersmith, George Strausser (1883-1960) — also known as George S. Messersmith — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Born in Fleetwood, Berks County, Pa., October 3, 1883. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, as of 1916; Curaçao, 1916-19; Antwerp, 1919-25; U.S. Consul General in Antwerp, 1925-27; Buenos Aires, 1928-30; Berlin, 1930-32; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1934-37; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1940-42; Mexico, 1941-46; Argentina, 1946-47. Died in 1960 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Messersmith, Walter L. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


MESSERVY (Soundex M261) — See also DERVY, GARVY, LANDMESSER, MARVYS, MERVYN, MESERVE, MESERVEY, MESSER, MESSERLY, MESSEROLE, MESSERSMITH, ORVYL, SCHERMESSER, WASSERVOGEL.

  Messervy, Mrs. John E. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from South Carolina, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1940, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESSIAH (Soundex M200) — See also ASHEIM, GHOUGASSIAN, GRASSIA, HESSIAN, INGRASSIA, ISIAH, MEECE, MESI, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MINASSIAN, OSSIAN, RUSSIAN, SHAMIE.

  Messiah, The: See Barack Hussein Obama, Jr.


MESSICK (Soundex M220) — See also ESSICK, JESSICK, KISSICK, MASSICOTTE, MCKISSICK, MESECK, MESICK, MESSIAH, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MEYZEEK, MICEK, MICICH, MYCEK, SICK, WEISSICH.

  MESSICK: See also Carlton Leroy Lingo
  Messick, Charles Edward — also known as Charles Messick — of Ridgeley, Mineral County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 49th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Messick, Charles W. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 4th District, 1905-06, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, Coulter — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 2nd District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, J. B. — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Mayor of Baker City, Ore., 1929, 1935-37. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, John W. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1907-08, 1911-12, 1931-32 (Sussex County 9th District 1907-08, Sussex County 6th District 1911-12, 1931-32). Burial location unknown.
  Messick, Joseph J. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 2, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Messick, Joy — of Cedar County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Messick, Lena N. — of Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, Paul B. — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1941-44; chair of New Castle County Democratic Party, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, Ray B. — of Goshen, Elkhart County, Ind. Mayor of Goshen, Ind., 1956-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messick, Ruth Ann — of Delaware. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Delaware, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


MESSIER (Soundex M260) — See also BOSSIER, CHESSIE, DESSIE, DESSIEUX, DRESSIER, DUPLESSIE, ESSIE, FOSSIER, GLESSIE, GRESSIE, JESSIE, LESASSIER, LESSIE, LUSSIER, MEASER, MEIERS, MEISER, MEISSER, MESIER, MESSER, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MESSLER, MEUSER, MISIR, MIZEUR, MYSER, ROSSIER, SIEMER, TESSIE, TESSIER, TRESSIE.

  MESSIER: See also John W. Aiken
  Messier, Roland E. — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I. Mayor of Central Falls, R.I., 1970-71. Still living as of 1996.


MESSINA (Soundex M250) — See also COUSINARD, EISMANN, MAINES, MASSINA, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MOSINA, SINA, SINAGRA, SINAI, SINATRA, SINAVAIANA, SINEMA, THOMASINA.

  MESSINA: See also Ferdinand Pecora
  Messina, Benjamin J. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Messina, Clifford Lee — also known as Clifford Messina — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 144th District, 1996, 1998, 2010; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 2000 (25th District), 2004 (29th District), 2006 (29th District); candidate for Texas state senate 11th District, 2008. Still living as of 2010.
  Messina, Crucian S. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messina, Franco W. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Messina, Jasper P. — of New Hyde Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of New Hyde Park, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Messina, Jeanette — of Holbrook, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Messina, Joseph — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Messina, Margaret Ross — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state senate 22nd District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Messina, Michele (b. 1972) — of Round Rock, Williamson County, Tex. Born January 16, 1972. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.


MESSINER (Soundex M256) — See also CASSINELLI, FRASSINELLI, MEINERS, MEISNER, MEISSNER, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MESSNER, MISENER, MIZENER, SCHLESSINER, SISSINE.

  Messiner, James E. — of Bristol, Sullivan County, Tenn. Chiropractor; mayor of Bristol, Tenn., 2004-. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2004.


MESSING (Soundex M252) — See also AMIZANG, MAZUNGA, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MINGES, MOZINGO, SING, SMIGGEN.

  Messing, Dwight — of Armour, Douglas County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 8th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.


MESSINGER (Soundex M252) — See also BESSINGER, ESSINGER, HESSINGER, INGER, KESSINGER, LESSINGER, MESSENGER, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MESSITTE, MOSINGER, SCHLESSINGER, SINGER, WESSINGER.

  MESSINGER: See also Joseph Henry Beale — Richard Washburn Child
  Messinger, Charles — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1920, 1928; candidate for New York state senate 45th District, 1922, 1934; candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Messinger, Henry C. (b. 1915) — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in South Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., May 30, 1915. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 16th District, 1971-82. Member, National Education Association; Phi Delta Kappa. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Messinger, John (1771-1846) — of St. Clair County, Ill. Born in 1771. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from St. Clair County, 1818. Land surveyor; in 1835, he produced the first map of Illinois based on the official U.S. survey. Died in 1846 (age about 75 years). Interment at Unnamed Cemetery, Near Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill.
  Messinger, John M. — of Smithfield, Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Messinger, Lesli — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Messinger, Marjorie — of Houghton, Houghton County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
Ruth W. Messinger Messinger, Ruth W. (b. 1940) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 6, 1940. Democrat. Member, New York City Council, 1978-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1996; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1990-97; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1997; president and CEO, American Jewish World Service, 1998-. Female. Jewish. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Gale Brewer
  Campaign slogan (1997): "The Compassion to Serve, the Commitment to Advocate, the Courage to Lead."
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Ruth Messinger for Mayor campaign (1997)
  Messinger, V. E. — of Glendale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Illinois. Republican. Postmaster at Glendale, Ariz., 1901-11. Burial location unknown.


MESSISCO (Soundex M220) — See also ASISCIO, CASSIS, CHRISSIS, MAZEWSKI, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSITER, MESSITTE, PLESSIS, SISCHO, SISCO, TASSIS, ZISSIS.

  Messisco, George P. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 18th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


MESSITER (Soundex M236) — See also CRESITELLO, LASITER, LASSITER, MEISTER, MESITE, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITTE, MUSSETTER, ROSSITER, SITEMAN, SITES.

  Messiter, Uriah S. — of Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1893-94, 1896. Burial location unknown.


MESSITTE (Soundex M230) — See also BASSITT, BLISSITT, CASSITT, COSSITT, LACOSSITT, MAZET, MESITE, MESSIAH, MESSICK, MESSIER, MESSINA, MESSINER, MESSING, MESSINGER, MESSISCO, MESSITER, MOUSSETTE, MUSSETTE, ROSSITTO, SITTE, SITTENFELD, SITTER, SITTERLY, SITTERSON.

  Messitte, Peter Jo (b. 1941) — Born in Washington, D.C., 1941. U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1993-2008; took senior status 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  See also federal judicial profile


MESSLER (Soundex M246) — See also AMSLER, MERRELLS, MESLAR, MESLER, MESSER, MESSIER, MOSLER, NESSLER, SELMER, SEMLER, WESSLER.

  Messler, Robert A. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.


MESSMER (Soundex M256) — See also BESSMER, BOSSMEYER, MESSER, MESSMORE, MESSNER, PLASSMEYER, ROSSMEISL, VOSSMEYER.

  Messmer, John P. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


MESSMORE (Soundex M256) — See also MESSMER, MORE, PASSMORE.

  MESSMORE: See also Messmore Kendall
  Messmore, Fred W. (b. 1890) — of Beatrice, Gage County, Neb. Born in Boone, Boone County, Iowa, July 11, 1890. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 18th District, 1929-37; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1937-. Methodist. English and Scottish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Messmore, Isaac E. (1821-1902) — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ontario, August 21, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; circuit judge in Wisconsin 6th Circuit, 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; assistant commissioner, U.S. Revenue Bureau; real estate developer; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1894. Died, from pneumonia, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 8, 1902 (age 80 years, 140 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Messmore (1786-1863) and Jane (Moat) Messmore (1786-1880); married 1848 to Editha McKenney (1825-1860); married to Margaret A. (Hull) Jones (1837-1902).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Messmore, J. V. — of Shelby Township, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Supervisor of Shelby Township, Michigan, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1940; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Messmore, Jacob — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Mayor of Du Quoin, Ill., 1873-74. Burial location unknown.


MESSNER (Soundex M256) — See also DIESSNER, GESSNER, GIESSNER, GLESSNER, LESSNER, MEISNER, MEISSNER, MESSER, MESSINER, MESSMER, MISNER, MIZNER, MOESSNER, MOSSNER, NEMSER, NIESSNER, PLESSNER, REMSEN, ROESSNER, WOESSNER.

  Messner, Frank L. (1883-1958) — of Aurora, Brookings County, S.Dak. Born October 6, 1883. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1937-42 (22nd District 1937-38, 20th District 1939-42); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1940; member of South Dakota state senate 13th District, 1943-46. Died July 11, 1958 (age 74 years, 278 days). Burial location unknown.
  Messner, J. W. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Messner, Theodore — Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 12th Circuit, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Messner, W. G. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.


MESSOR (Soundex M260) — See also CASSORT, CASSORTE, MESSER, MOERS, MONTRESSOR, MOOERS, MOORES, MORES, MORSE, MOSER, MOSSER, OSMER, RESSOR, SOMER, SOMMER.

  Messor, William R. — of Ritchie County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 7th District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


MESTA (Soundex M230) — See also ESMAT, ESTA, GIMMESTAD, GRIMMESTAD, MAISTA, MAISTO, MASTEY, MASTO, MATES, MATTES, MESA, MESTAYER, META, METSA, MISTY, MOESTA, MTESA, MUSTO, WESTA.

  Mesta, Charles J. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Mesta, Mrs. George See Perle Mesta
  Mesta, Perle (1889-1975) — also known as Pearl Reid Skirvin; Mrs. George Mesta — of Kirkland, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich., October 12, 1889. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948; speaker, 1952; U.S. Minister to Luxembourg, 1949-53. Female. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., March 16, 1975 (age 85 years, 155 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Balser Skirvin and Harriet Elizabeth (Reid) Skirvin; married 1916 to George Mesta (1862-1925).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


MESTAYER (Soundex M236) — See also AYER, GIMMESTAD, GRIMMESTAD, MACSTAY, MASTER, MEISTER, MESTA, MESTER, MISTER, MOUSTIER, STAYANOFF, STAYART, STAYER, STAYNER, STAYTON.

  Mestayer, Otto — of Iberia Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MESTEJ (Soundex M232) — See also BURMESTER, KACKENMESTER, MESTER, WAMESTER.

  Mestej, John W. — U.S. Taxpayers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


MESTER (Soundex M236) — See also BURMESTER, ESTER, HESTER, KACKENMESTER, MASTER, MEISTER, MESIER, MESTAYER, MESTEJ, MESTRE, METER, MISTER, MOUSTIER, NESTER, STEMMER, TESMER, WAMESTER, WESTER.

  Mester, Fred M. — of Oakland County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1985-2001; defeated, 1978. Still living as of 2001.


MESTRE (Soundex M236) — See also MESTER, STEMMER, TESMER.

  Mestre, Joseph — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mestre, Trinidad — also known as Trinidad Quiroz — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J.; Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1976, 1980. Female. Still living as of 2002.


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