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Obrien, C to D

OBRIEN (Soundex O165) — See also BONIER, BORENI, BRIEN, MCBRIEN, OBRIAN, OBRYAN, OBRYEN, OBRYN, OBRYNE, OBRYON, ORIEN, UBRIN.

  O'Brien, C. — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, C. M. — of Pasco, Franklin County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Carl W. (b. 1930) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., April 1, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; automobile worker; staff writer for radio station WQRS-FM; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 2nd District, 1961; member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1966, 1970; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 61st District, 1972. Member, United Auto Workers. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Brien, Catherine M. — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  O'Brien, Catherine S. — of Middletown, Newport County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  O'Brien, Charles See D. Charles O'Brien
  O'Brien, Charles A. — of Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Fayetteville, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Charles Francis Xavier (1879-1940) — also known as Charles F. X. O'Brien — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 7, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 1921-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., November 14, 1940 (age 61 years, 252 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  O'Brien, Charles J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Charles L. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Chilton — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1956. Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Tex.
  O'Brien, Christopher — of Amherst, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  O'Brien, Christopher D. (1848-1922) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in County Galway, Ireland, December 4, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1888 (speaker), 1892, 1904. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 27, 1922 (age 73 years, 266 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  O'Brien, Colleen A. — of Rochester, Oakland County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 2001; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  O'Brien, Con — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Con J. See Cornelius J. O'Brien
  O'Brien, Connie R. — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kansas state senate 3rd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  O'Brien, Cornelius — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1948, 1952 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Cornelius E. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Mayor of North Adams, Mass., 1943-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Cornelius J. — also known as Con J. O'Brien — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1923-24, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, D. Charles — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, D. Pitt See Daniel Pitt O'Brien
  O'Brien, Dan P. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  O'Brien, Daniel — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Branford, Connecticut, 1896; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel A. — of Lancaster, Coos County, N.H. Elected () New Hampshire state senate 2nd District 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel D. — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel F. (b. 1893) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 11, 1893. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 28, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  O'Brien, Daniel F. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948, 1952, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel M. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel M. — of Rockland, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Daniel P. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
D. Pitt O'Brien O'Brien, Daniel Pitt (b. 1900) — also known as D. Pitt O'Brien — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Born in Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va., August 31, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary of state of West Virginia; elected 1948, 1956. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Smithe O'Brien (1862-1948).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  O'Brien, Daniel U. — of Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Darby — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Montana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Brien, Dave — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  O'Brien, David F. — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, David F. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Brien, David M. — of Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Massachusetts, 2004-08. Still living as of 2008.
  O'Brien, David V. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  O'Brien, Delbert M. — of Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Postmaster at Fayetteville, N.Y., 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Denis (1837-1909) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., March 13, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Watertown, N.Y., 1879-80; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1880-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880, 1888; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1880; New York state attorney general, 1884-87; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1890-1907. Died May 18, 1909 (age 72 years, 66 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Huntingtonville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret McCahil (1841-1896); father of John Francis O'Brien (1874-1939).
  O'Brien, Denis J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Dennes — of Gildersleeve, Portland, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Portland; elected 1912; first selectman of Portland, Connecticut, 1920, 1922-27. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Dennis — of Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Willmar, Minn., 1888-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Dennis E. — of Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y. Mayor of Whitehall, N.Y., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Donald Eugene (b. 1923) — also known as Donald E. O'Brien — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Marcus, Cherokee County, Iowa, September 30, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Woodbury County Attorney, 1954-58; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1958, 1960; municipal judge in Iowa, 1959-60; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, 1961-67. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael John O'Brien and Myrtle A. (Toomey) O'Brien; married, April 15, 1950, to Ruth Virginia Mahon.
  O'Brien, Donald J. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1964. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Columbus. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Helen McGinnis.
  O'Brien, Donald J. — Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 8th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  O'Brien, Doris — of Raton, Colfax County, N.M. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Dorothy Gertrude (b. 1919) — also known as Dorothy G. O'Brien — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Born in DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill., February 8, 1919. Democrat. Nurse; chair of DeKalb County Democratic Party, 1956-60; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1958-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1980 (alternate); member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1963-67. Female. Catholic. Member, Kappa Beta Pi; NAACP. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James S. O'Brien and Mary (Carton) O'Brien.
Duncan T. O'Brien O'Brien, Duncan T. (1895-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1895. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Amelia Island Fig Preserving Company; insurance broker; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1923-38. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Redmen. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, September 14, 1938 (age 43 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Michael C. O'Brien.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936


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