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MINOR (Soundex M560) — See also MAINOR, MANOR, MEANOR, MENOR, MILNOR, MINER, MINO, MINORE, MINORU, MINTOR, MIRON, MORIN, MORRIN.

  MINOR: See also Christopher Joseph Abbott — David Alexander Ball — William M. Beekman — John Minor Botts — Courtney Warren Campbell — Warren Minor Christopher — Lewis Minor Coleman — Henry Minor Esterly — Minor Gallup — Minor George — Minor Goodell — Minor T. Graham — James Wilson Hays — Minor Hotchkiss — Minor T. Jones — Charles Minor Karshner — Patrick Minor Martin — Minor McDaniels — Minor L. Moore — Minor C. Newell — Aaron Pardee — Thomas Minor Pelly — James Minor Quarles — Julian Minor Quarles — Monroe Minor Redden — Minor Robbins — Minor Smith — Minor C. Story — Minor Sturgis — Minor T. Vandervort — Robert Minor Wallace — Minor H. White — John Minor Wisdom
  Minor, (need first name) — Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 32nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Asahel — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1808-09. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Charles E. — of Iowa. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1976, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Minor, Charles J. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Wolcott, Connecticut, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Charles S. — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Clifford E. — of Fair Haven East (now part of New Haven), New Haven County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Fair Haven East, Connecticut, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Clifford J. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Lawyer; municipal judge in New Jersey, 2000; candidate for mayor of Newark, N.J., 2010. African ancestry. Still living as of 2010.
  Campaign slogan (2010): "Newark's Choice: Together We Can."
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Minor, Donald E., Jr. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Minor, E. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Edward G. — of Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928, 1932 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Edward G. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1955-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Edward S. — of Burrville, Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Burrville, Conn., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Edward S. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1928, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Edward Sloman (1840-1924) — also known as Edward S. Minor — of Fish Creek, Door County, Wis.; Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wis. Born in Point Peninsula, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 13, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; hardware business; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1878, 1880-81; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1883-85; superintendent of Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan Ship Canal, 1884-91; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1895-1907 (8th District 1895-1903, 9th District 1903-07); postmaster. Died in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wis., July 26, 1924 (age 83 years, 226 days). Interment at Bayside Cemetery, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Minor, Flora E. — of Ocoee, Orange County, Fla. Postmaster at Ocoee, Fla., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Frank W. — of Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Minor, G. W. K. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, George C. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. U.S. Vice Consul in Tirana, as of 1927-29; Stuttgart, as of 1931-32; Moscow, as of 1934-38; Toronto, as of 1940; Ottawa, as of 1940-43. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, George Newell (1854-1933) — also known as George N. Minor — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn., July 9, 1854. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1904, 1908. Died in Bristol, Hartford County, Conn., February 10, 1933 (age 78 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marshall Minor (1824-1866) and Mary Amelia (Downs) Minor (1824-1861); married, December 15, 1875, to Harriett Augusta Brown (1855-1927).
  Minor, George P. — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Putnam, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Harold Bronk (1902-1984) — also known as Harold B. Minor — of Kansas. Born in Holton, Jackson County, Kan., February 1, 1902. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, as of 1938; U.S. Minister to Lebanon, 1951-52; U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, 1952-53. Died in 1984 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Minor, Henry — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Henry C. — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Hugh W. — of Fairfax Court House, Fairfax County (now Fairfax), Va. Postmaster at Fairfax Court House, Va., 1806-09. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, James Lawrence (1813-1897) — of Marion County, Mo. Born June 9, 1813. Secretary of state of Missouri, 1839-45. Died June 2, 1897 (age 83 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Minor, John B. — of Richmond, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Kate Pleasant — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Marlene — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Minor, Matt G. — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 108th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Minor, Maurice E. — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth; elected 1918; defeated, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Norman S. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Peter O. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at San Jose, Calif., 1856; mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Phinehas — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Robert — Communist. Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1924; Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1930 (20th District), 1940 (8th District); candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1933; candidate for Governor of New York, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Robert W. — of Ohio. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1956-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Samuel — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia City, Ind., 1857-59. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Shirley — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Minor, Silas — of Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Roxbury, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Simeon H. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1829-30. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, Thomas Taylor (1844-1889) — also known as Thomas T. Minor — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born, of American parents, in Manepy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), February 20, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; one of the founders of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington Territory, 1880; mayor of Port Townsend, Wash., 1881; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1887-88. Member, Freemasons. Last seen traveling by canoe to Whidbey Island, with others, on a duck huting trip, and was never heard from again; presumed drowned in a watercraft accident, in Puget Sound, December 2, 1889 (age 45 years, 285 days). His canoe was recovered, but his remains were not found.
  Relatives: Son of Eastman Strong Minor and Judith (Manchester) Minor (1814-1900); married, August 20, 1872, to Sarah Montgomery (1840-1931); grandfather of Thomas Minor Pelly (1902-1973).
  Political family: Moriarty-Minor family of Seattle, Washington.
  The T.T. Minor School (built 1890, demolished 1940, rebuilt 1941, closed 2010, renovated and reopened 2016), in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.  — Minor Avenue, in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Minor, W. B. — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 1st District, 1852, 1866; attacked by six men, in the bar-room at the Carlton Hotel, March 26, 1854, and suffered serious injuries; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, William — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Minor, William — of Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Minor, William Thomas (1815-1889) — also known as William T. Minor — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 3, 1815. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1854; Governor of Connecticut, 1855-57; U.S. Consul General in Havana, 1864-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864. Died October 13, 1889 (age 74 years, 10 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Minor, Winfield H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Calcutta, as of 1926-29; Mexico City, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.


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