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MONROE (Soundex M560) — See also CONROE, MANRO, MANRY, MCENROE, MONRAD, MONRO, MONRONEY, MONROSE, MONROY, MORENO, MORRONE, MUNRO, MUNROE, VENROE.

  MONROE: See also George A. Bangs — August Frederick Barnhouse — Laurence Powers Bonfoey — George Harvey Branch — Thaddeus Harold Brown — William James Calhoun — William Grayson — Arthur Asher Miller — Joseph Mullin — Daniel Micajah Pendleton — Charles Henry Thompson — Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr. — George Nicholas Yoho
  Monroe, A. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Mayor of Salem, Ore., 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, A. J. — of Monticello, Jones County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Alex S. See Alexander Simmons Monroe
  Monroe, Alexander Simmons (b. 1893) — also known as Alex S. Monroe — of Rockingham, Richmond County, N.C. Born in Troy, Montgomery County, N.C., November 19, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; textile executive; member of North Carolina state senate 18th District, 1959. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Spencer Monroe and Mary Simmons (Campbell) Monroe.
  Monroe, Aline — of Pond Creek, Grant County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Monroe, Allen — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Hamburg, N.Y., 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Ark — of Arkansas. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Monroe, Bradford H. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, C. D. — of McLaughlin, Corson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 52nd District, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Cecil — of Hermann, Gasconade County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Gasconade County Democratic Party, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Monroe, Charles J. — of Michigan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Charles O. — of South Haven, Van Buren County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Claude E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 17th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Monroe, Darius — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, E. L. — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Democrat. Nominated in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County 1948, but withdrew before election. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Ernest L. — U.S. Vice Consul in Santiago de Cuba, as of 1924; Sherbrooke, as of 1926; Matanzas, as of 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Estelle — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Monroe, F. N. — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Frank A. — of Louisiana. Justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1899-1904; appointed 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, George — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, George E. — of Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y. Republican. School principal; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1902-05. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, George W. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Grafton — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Annapolis, Md., 1880-85. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, H. Lee — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Halsey H. — of Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Harrison See J. Harrison Monroe
  Monroe, Henry E. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Herman F. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Hiram — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1849-51. Interment at Old Cemetery on Flint Road, Hillsborough, N.H.
  Monroe, J. — of Trenton, Wayne County, Mich. Village president of Trenton, Michigan; elected 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, J. Harrison — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford; elected 1930; defeated, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, J. Stanley — of Denton, Denton County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
James Monroe Monroe, James (1758-1831) — of Spotsylvania County, Va. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., April 28, 1758. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1782, 1786, 1810-11; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1783-86; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Spotsylvania County, 1788; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1790-94; U.S. Minister to France, 1794-96; Great Britain, 1803-07; Governor of Virginia, 1799-1802, 1811; U.S. Secretary of State, 1811-17; U.S. Secretary of War, 1814-15; President of the United States, 1817-25; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1930. Died, probably of tuberculosis, in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 4, 1831 (age 73 years, 67 days). Originally entombed at New York Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; subsequently entombed at New York City Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1858 at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Spence Monroe (1727-1774) and Elizabeth (Jones) Monroe (1727-1758); married, February 16, 1786, to Eliza Kortright (1768-1830); nephew of Joseph Jones; uncle of James Monroe; second great-granduncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934) and Corinne Robinson Alsop; distant cousin *** of Thomas Bell Monroe.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Monroe counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Mich., Miss., Mo., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., Tenn., W.Va. and Wis. are named for him.
  The city of Monrovia, Liberia, is named for him.  — Mount Monroe, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — Fort Monroe (military installation 1819-2011), at Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: James MonroeJames MonroeJames M. PendletonJames M. JacksonJames Monroe LettsJames M. RitchieJames M. RosseJames M. ComlyJames Monroe BufordJames M. SeibertJames M. LownJames M. MillerJames Monroe JonesJames Monroe HaleJames Monroe SpearsJ. M. AlfordJames M. Lown, Jr.James M. Miley
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $100 silver certificate in the 1880s and 1890s.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books about James Monroe: Harry Ammon, James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Monroe, James (1799-1870) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Virginia, 1799. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1839-41; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1850, 1852. Died in 1870 (age about 71 years). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  Relatives: Nephew of James Monroe; great-grandfather of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934) and Corinne Robinson Alsop.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Monroe, James (b. 1819) — also known as "Uncle Jim" — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Monroe County, N.Y., December 25, 1819. Republican. Lumber business; postmaster at Kalamazoo, Mich., 1890-94, 1898-99; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, James (1821-1898) — of Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio. Born in Plainfield, Windham County, Conn., July 18, 1821. Republican. College professor; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1856-59; member of Ohio state senate, 1860-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; U.S. Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1862-70; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1871-81 (14th District 1871-73, 18th District 1873-79, 17th District 1879-81). Died in Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, July 6, 1898 (age 76 years, 353 days). Interment at Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Monroe, James B. — of Waldorf, Charles County, Md. Republican. Member of Maryland state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, James H. (b. 1847) — of Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in 1847. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse County, 1903-08. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, James O. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, James O. — of Collinsville, Madison County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 47th District; elected 1934; defeated, 1938; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, James Smith (b. 1854) — also known as James S. Monroe — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., December 29, 1854. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1901-10 (Gogebic District 1901-02, Gogebic County 1903-10); defeated, 1912. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Smith Monroe and Harriet (FitzGerald) Monroe; married, July 13, 1882, to Emma C. Mitchell.
  Monroe, Jess C. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, John — U.S. Attorney for Virginia, 1801-03. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, John — of Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1840-43. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, John T. (1822-1871) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Franklin, Howard County, Mo., May 6, 1822. Mayor of New Orleans, La., 1860-62, 1866-67. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., February 23, 1871 (age 48 years, 293 days). Entombed at Cypress Grove Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Monroe, Kenneth — of Leflore, Le Flore County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Monroe, L. F. — of Hempstead County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Lee (b. 1857) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Freehold Township, Warren County, Pa., October 27, 1857. Lawyer; Register, U.S. Land Office,, Wa-Keeney, Kansas, 1889-93; district judge in Kansas 23rd District, 1895-1903. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Monroe and Ruth (Woodin) Monroe; married to Lilla Day Moore.
  Monroe, Lee See H. Lee Monroe
  Monroe, Lloyd — of East Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Monroe, Mack P. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1953; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 1st District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Marty — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Monroe, Mary A. — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1916. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Paul J. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 2015. Still living as of 2015.
  Monroe, Philip A. — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Coronado, Calif., 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Monroe, Raburn — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Ralph J. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Mrs. Reid — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Monroe, Richard — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Monroe, Robert G. — of Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa. Mayor of Charles City, Iowa; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Monroe, Robert Grier — also known as Robert G. Monroe — Democrat. Straight Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Ron See Ronald C. Monroe
  Monroe, Ronald C. — also known as Ron Monroe — of Clarkston, Oakland County, Mich. U.S. Taxpayers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000; U.S. Taxpayers candidate for Michigan state board of education, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Monroe, Stanley See J. Stanley Monroe
  Monroe, Susie (b. 1898) — also known as Susie Wallace — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., March 4, 1898. Democrat. Dressmaker; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County 23rd District, 1949-54; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Female. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Sandy Wallace and Susan Wallace.
  Monroe, T. B. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Thomas — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Thomas B., Jr. (died c.1863) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Secretary of state of Kentucky, 1859-61; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the Confederate service during the Civil War, about 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Thomas Bell (1791-1865) — also known as Thomas B. Monroe — of Kentucky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., October 7, 1791. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1816; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1823-24; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1833-34; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1834-61; resigned 1861; Delegate from Kentucky to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., December 24, 1865 (age 74 years, 78 days). Interment somewhere in Pass Christian, Miss.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John Adair; father of Victor Monroe (1813?-1855); distant cousin *** of James Monroe.
  Political family: Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Monroe, Victor (d. 1855) — Justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1853. Died in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Bell Monroe (1791-1865).
  Political family: Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Monroe, W. A. — of Sanford, Lee County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lee County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, W. W. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, Watson — of Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, William — of Morgan County, Mo. Missouri state auditor, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Monroe, William — of Fulton, Callaway County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


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