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MITCHELL (Soundex M324) — See also BATCHELLER, GATCHELL, GETCHELL, GITCHELL, KITCHEL, KITCHELL, KITCHELT, MICHELL, MITCH, MITCHEL, MITCHELL-SMITH, MITCHELLSON, MITCHELSON, MITCHEM, MITCHENER, MITCHILL, MITCHINER, MITCHOLSON, MITCHUM, SETCHELL, TWITCHELL, UTCHELL.

  Mitchell, Obadiah C. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Springfield, Mo., 1914-21. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Oliver W. — of Polk County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Polk County, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Osborne — Dry candidate for delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, P. Lincoln — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Parker See W. M. Parker Mitchell
  Mitchell, Parren James (1922-2007) — also known as Parren J. Mitchell — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 29, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; college professor; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1971-87; defeated in primary, 1968. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., May 28, 2007 (age 85 years, 29 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence M. Mitchell, Sr. and Elsie (Davis) Mitchell; uncle of Clarence M. Mitchell III and Michael Bowen Mitchell (1945-); granduncle of Clarence M. Mitchell IV and Keiffer Jackson Mitchell, Jr..
  Political family: Mitchell family of Baltimore, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mitchell, Paul M. — of Springfield, Baca County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Perry J. — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Mitchell, Perry Wright (1872-1948) — also known as Perry W. Mitchell — of Nezperce, Lewis County, Idaho. Born in Greenville, Bond County, Ill., April 2, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1912, 1924; member of Idaho state senate, 1917, 1935, 1941. Died in Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho, November 13, 1948 (age 76 years, 225 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Wright Mitchell (1827-1905) and Mary Malinda (Walker) Mitchell (1835-1889); married, December 4, 1904, to Myrtle Mitchell.
  Mitchell, Peter — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Peter — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1869-70, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Peter K., Jr. — of Medford, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Mitchell, Philip H. — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1964; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Mitchell, Poppy X. — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Mitchell, Preston — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1862-63; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, R. E. — of Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Hurricane, W.Va., 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, R. H. — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, R. J. — of Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla. Postmaster at Quincy, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, R. W. E. — of Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Ray — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Mitchell, Reginald P. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. U.S. Vice Consul in Bordeaux, as of 1932; Port-au-Prince, as of 1943; U.S. Consul in Algiers, 1945. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Reuben — of New York. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 29th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Richard E. — of Mercer Island, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Mitchell, Richard F. — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1924; Iowa Democratic state chair, 1929-31; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1932-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker); member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1947-59. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Richard H. (1869-1933) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., August 27, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1898; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1899-1900; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1917-33; died in office 1933. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later without regaining consciousness, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1933 (age 63 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. James B. Mitchell and Emma (Henry) Mitchell; married, November 15, 1906, to Maud Augusta Riegelman.
  Mitchell, Richard J. — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robbins — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Mitchell, Robert — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1784-85, 1790-91, 1792-93, 1794-95, 1796-97, 1804-05. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert — of Liberty (now Bedford), Bedford County, Va. Postmaster at Liberty, Va., 1801-03. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert (1778-1848) — of Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania, 1778. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1833-35. Died in 1848 (age about 70 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mitchell, Robert — also known as Bob Mitchell — of Evanston, Uinta County, Wyo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Wyoming state senate from Uinta County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Mitchell, Robert B. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert Byington (1823-1882) — of Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio. Born in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, April 4, 1823. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Kansas territorial legislature, 1857-58; treasurer of Kansas Territory, 1859-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1866-69. Died in Washington, D.C., January 26, 1882 (age 58 years, 297 days). Original interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1895 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Mitchell, Robert C. (born c.1870) — of Southbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Southbury, New Haven County, Conn., about 1870. Republican. Farmer; fire insurance business; first selectman of Southbury, Connecticut, 1897; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southbury, 1899-1900, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert E. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert E. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert F., Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Mitchell, Robert F. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Mitchell, Robert H. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1978, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Mitchell, Robert Johnson (1869-1955) — also known as Robert J. Mitchell — of Verona, Lawrence County, Mo.; Marionville, Lawrence County, Mo.; Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in New Palestine (now Speed), Cooper County, Mo., September 24, 1869. Democrat. School teacher; merchant; banker; Lawrence County Recorder, 1899-1902; member of Missouri state senate 18th District, 1915-18; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease and pulmonary edema, in Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., April 25, 1955 (age 85 years, 213 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Mitchell and Margaret (Parrish) Mitchell; married, August 13, 1899, to Leni L. Smith.
  Mitchell, Robert L. — of Corbin, Whitley County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2004; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Mitchell, Robert M. — of Acworth, Cobb County, Ga. Postmaster at Acworth, Ga., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Robert S. — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Midland County, 1962; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Mitchell, Ronald A. — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Ronald I. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Mitchell, Rose — of Paw Paw, Van Buren County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Mitchell, Roy — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Still living as of 1960.
  Mitchell, Ruth C. — of Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1961; candidate for New Jersey state senate District 10, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.


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