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Obrien, S to T

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

  O'Brien, Sandra Hughes — of Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Wayne State University board of governors; elected 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  O'Brien, Shannon P. — of Whitman, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  O'Brien, Smith — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Spencer — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1829-32. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Susan M. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  O'Brien, T. — of Midlothian, Chesterfield County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Terrence — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas — of Calaveras County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1858-59, 1861-63 (19th District 1858-59, 1861-62, 13th District 1862-63). Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas — of Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia state treasurer, 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas, Jr. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of New Haven, Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas See E. Thomas O'Brien
  O'Brien, Thomas — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Brien, Thomas C. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas C. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives, 1968 (16th District), 1974 (2nd District). Still living as of 1974.
  O'Brien, Thomas Charles (b. 1887) — also known as Thomas C. O'Brien — of Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 19, 1887. Lawyer; member, Massachusetts Board of Parole, 1913-16; district attorney, Suffolk District, 1922-27; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1925; Union candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1936; Union candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael O'Brien and Mary (O'Connor) O'Brien; married, September 3, 1913, to Julia M. Hartigan.
  O'Brien, Thomas Cornelius (1879-1951) — also known as Thomas C. O'Brien — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Creagh, County Clare, Ireland, November 26, 1879. Democrat. Worked for the Wabash Railroad; police officer; beer, wine, and liquor business; real estate broker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1945-46, 1949-51; defeated, 1942, 1946; died in office 1951. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died September 2, 1951 (age 71 years, 280 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael M. O'Brien and Bridget (Markham) O'Brien; married 1904 to Mary Ellen Downey; father of Michael J. O'Brien (1907-1974); grandfather of Michael J. O'Brien, Jr..
  Political family: O'Brien family of Detroit, Michigan.
  O'Brien, Thomas Dillon (b. 1859) — also known as Thomas D. O'Brien — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in La Pointe, Ashland County, Wis., February 14, 1859. Lawyer; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1909-11; appointed 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dillon O'Brien and Elizabeth (Kelly) O'Brien; married, April 24, 1888, to Mary C. Cruice.
  O'Brien, Thomas F. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Progressive. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas F. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  O'Brien, Thomas G. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas H. — of Dawson, Colfax County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas H. — of Inspiration, Gila County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1936, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas J. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas J. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas J. — of Massachusetts. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas James (1842-1933) — also known as Thomas J. O'Brien — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., July 30, 1842. Republican. Lawyer; general counsel, Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1883; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896, 1904; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1905-07; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1907-11; Italy, 1911-13. Died in 1933 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy O'Brien and Elizabeth (Lander) O'Brien; married, September 4, 1873, to Delia Howard.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  O'Brien, Thomas Joseph (1878-1964) — also known as Thomas J. O'Brien; "Blind Tom" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1878. Democrat. Accountant; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1907-10, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1933-39, 1943-64; died in office 1964; arrested in a police raid on a gambling establishment, 1935; Cook County Sheriff, 1939-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 14, 1964 (age 85 years, 350 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Brien and Mary (Murphy) O'Brien; married, July 15, 1920, to Nettie Kaufer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  O'Brien, Thomas M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1938, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Thomas T. (1871-1940) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1871. Candidate for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1938. Died December 29, 1940 (age about 69 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  O'Brien, Tim — of Edina, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984, 1996; member, Platform Committee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  O'Brien, Tim See Timothy O'Brien
  O'Brien, Timothy — of Madison Heights, Oakland County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1984, 1988; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  O'Brien, Timothy (b. 1968) — also known as Tim O'Brien — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born June 13, 1968. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives 24th District, 2003-11; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 2011-13; defeated, 2013. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article
  O'Brien, Timothy M. — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1986-95. Still living as of 1995.
  O'Brien, Tom See E. Thomas O'Brien
  O'Brien, Tom — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 101st District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


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