The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Index to Politicians

Obrien, A to B


  O'Brien, A. T. — of Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Adonia — Candidate for Presidential Elector for Louisiana. Still living as of 2020.
  O'Brien, Agnes Blood See E. Agnes Blood O'Brien
  O'Brien, Alfred E. — of Spring Valley, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  O'Brien, Alfred S. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Alvina — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  O'Brien, Anna Belle Clement — also known as Anna Belle O'Brien — of Crossville, Cumberland County, Tenn. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1982; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996; candidate for Presidential Elector for Tennessee. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  O'Brien, Arthur — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Avens E. — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California. Still living as of 2020.
  O'Brien, B. F. — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 48th District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Barbara (b. 1950) — of Colorado. Born in Brawley, Imperial County, Calif., April 18, 1950. Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 2007-. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  O'Brien, Barbara M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 87th District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  O'Brien, Benjamin — of Colorado. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Bernard Francis (b. 1904) — also known as Bernard F. O'Brien — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in County Leitrim, Ireland, August 15, 1904. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate, 1940 (18th District), 1954 (primary, 5th District); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1945-46; defeated, 1946, 1950, 1952. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Francis O'Brien and Ann (McHugh) O'Brien; married, June 1, 1934, to Madeleine O'Donnel; father of Bernard Francis O'Brien Jr..
  O'Brien, Bernard Francis, Jr. (b. 1934) — also known as Bernard F. O'Brien, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born November 11, 1934. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of Michigan state senate 5th District, 1965-66; defeated in primary, 1960, 1966. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Francis O'Brien.
  O'Brien, Bess M. — of Watervliet, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  O'Brien, Bill See William J. O'Brien
  O'Brien, Bill See William A. O'Brien
  O'Brien, Bob See Robert O'Brien
  O'Brien, Buck See Richard O'Brien

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