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NEWNAM (Soundex N550) — See also CHEWNING, LOEWNER, NEWMAN, NEWMANN, NEWNAN, NEWNHAM, RZEWNICKI, WENMAN.

  NEWNAM: See also Avra Milvin Warren
  Newnam, George N. — of Queen Anne's County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Queen Anne's County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Newnam, Joseph S. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


NEWNAN (Soundex N550) — See also CHEWNING, LOEWNER, NEENAN, NEWMAN, NEWNAM, NEWNHAM, NOONAN, NUNAN, RZEWNICKI.

  Newnan, Daniel (c.1780-1851) — of McDonough, Henry County, Ga. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., about 1780. Planter; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1831-33. Died in Walker County (part now in Catoosa County), Ga., January 16, 1851 (age about 71 years). Interment at Newnan Springs Churchyard, Newnan Springs, Ga.
  The city of Newnan, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


NEWNHAM (Soundex N550) — See also CHEWNING, CROWNHART, DOWNHAM, LOEWNER, NEWNAM, NEWNAN, RZEWNICKI.

  Newnham, Charles R. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Newnham, Richard L. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Superior court judge in Michigan of Grand Rapids, 1900-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.


NEWPHER (Soundex N160) — See also NEWPORT, NUFER.

  Newpher, Ivan E. — of Terre Hill, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


NEWPORT (Soundex N163) — See also NEUPERT, NEWPHER, NIPPERT, PORT.

  Newport, Gus — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Berkeley, Calif., 1979-86. African ancestry. Still living as of 1986.
  Newport, James F. — Reform candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Newport, Jim — Republican. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 37th District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Newport, John E. — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania. U.S. Consul in Turks Island, 1861-66. Burial location unknown.


NEWQUIST (Soundex N223) — See also QUIST.

  Newquist, Ralph — of Connersville, Fayette County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Connersville, Ind.; elected 1963. Still living as of 1963.


NEWRIE (Soundex N600) — See also DREWRY, ERWINE, LAWRIE, LOWRIE, NORIO, NOWREY, POWRIE, WANEWRIGHT, WEINER, WIENER.

  NEWRIE: See also Newrie D. Winter


NEWSCHAFER (Soundex N216) — See also BODENHAFER, CHAFEE, CHAFER, CHAFETZ, FREEHAFER, HAFER, NEWSHAFFER, SCHAFE, SCHAFER, SCHAFERSMAN, SHAFER, WESTHAFER.

  Newschafer, William H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 18th District, 1889. Burial location unknown.


NEWSHAFFER (Soundex N216) — See also BOWSHER, CHAFFERS, LAWSHE, NEWSCHAFER, NEWSHAM, NEWSHOUSE, SCHAFFER, SCHAFFERT, SHAFF, SHAFFER, SHAFFNER.

  NEWSHAFFER: See also Vicente Guerra


NEWSHAM (Soundex N250) — See also BOWSHER, LAWSHE, NEWSHAFFER, NEWSHOUSE.

  Newsham, Joseph Parkinson (1837-1919) — of Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill.; Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La.; St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, La. Born in Preston, Lancashire, England, May 24, 1837. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Representative from Louisiana, 1868-69, 1870-71 (3rd District 1868-69, 4th District 1870-71). Died in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, La., October 22, 1919 (age 82 years, 151 days). Interment at Grace Church Cemetery, St. Francisville, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Newsham, Kathleen — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1998-2002. Female. Catholic. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2002.
  Newsham, Shirley — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


NEWSHOUSE (Soundex N220) — See also ABESHOUSE, ALLSHOUSE, BOWSHER, HOLSHOUSER, HOUSE, LAWSHE, NEWHOUSE, NEWSHAFFER, NEWSHAM, SHOUSE.

  NEWSHOUSE: See also Fred Douglas Fisher


NEWSLOW (Soundex N240) — See also KNEISLEY, KNISLEY, NEESLEY, NIESLEY, NISLEY, NISLY, NISSLEY, OWSLEY, TEWSLEY, TOWSLEY.

  Newslow, Jim — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Candidate for mayor of Orlando, Fla., 1992. Still living as of 1992.


NEWSOM (Soundex N250) — See also DEWSON, HEWSON, KREWSON, MATHEWSON, MATTHEWSON, NESOM, NEWCOM, NEWSOME, NEWSON, NEWSUM, NEZAM, NUZUM.

  NEWSOM: See also Bessie Newsom Florence — Ronald Virgil Pelosi
  Newsom, David Dunlap (1918-2008) — also known as David D. Newsom — of California. Born in Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif., January 6, 1918. Newspaper reporter; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper publisher; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Libya, 1965-69; Indonesia, 1974-77; Philippines, 1977-78. Died, from respiratory failure, in Charlottesville, Va., March 30, 2008 (age 90 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Newsom and Ivy (Dunlop) Newsom.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Newsom, Gavin Christopher (b. 1967) — also known as Gavin Newsom — of San Francisco, Calif. Born October 10, 1967. Democrat. Mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2004-11; resigned 2011; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008; Lieutenant Governor of California, 2011-. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William Newsom and Tessa (Menzies) Newsom; married to Kimberly Guilfoyle.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Newsom, John A. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Newsom, John M. — of California. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Newsom, M. E. — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Mayor of Durham, N.C., 1917-21. Burial location unknown.
  Newsom, R. M. — of Ruby, Chesterfield County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Newsom, Walter L., Jr. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1940; U.S. Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Newsom, William A. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948; Presidential Elector for California, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


NEWSOME (Soundex N250) — See also DEWSON, HEWSON, KREWSON, MATHEWSON, MATTHEWSON, NESOM, NEWCOME, NEWSOM, NEWSON, NEWSUM, NEZAM, NUZUM.

  Newsome, Clarence — of Kent County, Md. Member of Maryland state senate from Kent County, 1944-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Newsome, Glenn — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Newsome, Mrs. J. T. — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Newsome, John Parks (1893-1961) — also known as John P. Newsome — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., February 13, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Alabama 9th District, 1943-45. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., November 10, 1961 (age 68 years, 270 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Newsome, Mary — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Newsome, R. F. — of McKinney, Collin County, Tex. Mayor of McKinney, Tex., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Newsome, S. G. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.


NEWSON (Soundex N250) — See also ANSON, DEWSON, ENSANA, HEWSON, KREWSON, MATHEWSON, MATTHEWSON, NASON, NEISEN, NESEN, NESIN, NEWSOM, NEWSOME, NISAN, NISSEN, NYSSEN.

  Newson, B. S. — of Otoe County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1871. Burial location unknown.


NEWSTEAD (Soundex N233) — See also BLEWSTER, BREWSTER, DEWSTOE, HEWSTON, NEWSTED, NEWSTROM, STEAD.

  Newstead, Jacob A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Burial location unknown.


NEWSTED (Soundex N233) — See also BLEWSTER, BREWSTER, DEWSTOE, HEWSTON, NEWSTEAD, NEWSTROM.

  Newsted, Gloria — of Wayne County, Mich. American candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


NEWSTROM (Soundex N236) — See also BLEWSTER, BREWSTER, DEWSTOE, HEWSTON, KLINKOWSTROEM, NEWSTEAD, NEWSTED, NYSTROM, STROM, WENSTROM.

  Newstrom, Sylvia — of Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


NEWSUM (Soundex N250) — See also AWSUMB, NESOM, NEWSOM, NEWSOME, NEZAM, NUZUM.

  NEWSUM: See also Frank Newsum Julian
  Newsum, William — of Norfolk, Va. Postmaster at Norfolk, Va., 1804-19. Burial location unknown.


NEWT (Soundex N300) — See also BREWTON, KNODT, KNOTT, KNUT, KNUTH, LEWTHWAITE, LEWTON, MEWTON, NEAT, NEET, NEWTON, NHUT, NOOT, NOTE, NOTH, NOTT, NOTTE, NUTE, NUTH, NUTT.

  NEWT: See also Newt Bronson — Newt Gingrich — Newt Hailey — Newt Virgus Mills — Newt A. Morris
  Newt, Nuclear: See Newt Gingrich


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