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OHARA (Soundex O600) — See also AHIRA, BOHART, BOOHAR, BROHARD, HARA, IHARA, MOHAR, MOHARDT, OHAR, OHARA-BRUCE, OHARE, OHARRA, OHORA, OMARA, SCHOHARIE.

  OHARA: See also George Buckingham Beecher — H. T. Floyd — James Hurlburt Goodier — Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill — John Francis Hylan — Raphael O'Hara Lanier — Sharon O'Hara-Bruce — William O'Hara Robinson — George B. Van Valkenburgh
Barratt O'Hara O'Hara, Barratt (1882-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., April 28, 1882. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1913-17; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1915; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for Governor of Illinois, 1920; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1949-51, 1953-69; defeated, 1938 (at-large), 1950 (2nd District). Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Washington, D.C., August 11, 1969 (age 87 years, 105 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Hara (1848?-?) and Mary (Barratt) O'Hara; married 1906 to Florence M. Hoffman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  O'Hara, Charlotte — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  O'Hara, Chester P. (d. 1964) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1943-64; appointed 1943; died in office 1964. Died February 14, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Claude R. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 5th District, 1934, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Ed See Edmond O'Hara
  O'Hara, Edmond — also known as Ed O'Hara — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  O'Hara, Elmer B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932; Wayne County Clerk, 1933-36; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1935-36; tried and convicted, along with State Sen. A. J. Wilkowski and others, on vote fraud charges in 1936; sentenced to four to five years in prison; also convicted on charges of bribing the Macomb County Drain Commissioner. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Francis J. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Mayor of North Adams, Mass., 1937-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Frederic S. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 21st District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Glenn Lester — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Montana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Hara, J. P. — of Glencoe, McLeod County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, James — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Chief burgess of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, James — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1894, 1900; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1916 (alternate), 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, James — of Nebraska. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, James Edward (1844-1905) — of North Carolina. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1844. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1868-69; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1883-87; defeated, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1884. African ancestry. Died of a stroke, September 15, 1905 (age 61 years, 201 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, New Bern, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  O'Hara, James F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, James Grant (1925-1989) — also known as James G. O'Hara — of Utica, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Washington, D.C., November 8, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1959-77 (7th District 1959-65, 12th District 1965-77); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1968; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1976. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from lung cancer, in the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., March 13, 1989 (age 63 years, 125 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Raphael McNulty O'Hara and Neta Lloyd (Hemphill) O'Hara; married, February 14, 1953, to Susan Puskas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  O'Hara, James H. — of Indiana. Born in Indiana. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Montevideo, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Jesse Allen — also known as Jesse O'Hara — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1988, 2008, 2012 (alternate); elected Montana state house of representatives 18th District 2010. Still living as of 2012.
  O'Hara, John — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, John Grady, Sr. — of Tennessee. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  O'Hara, John H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, John J. (b. 1885) — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Born in Stiles, Oconto County, Wis., August 11, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; Menominee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-20; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1930 (primary), 1934; Michigan state auditor general, 1935-36; appointed 1935; defeated, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, John P. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1957-59. Still living as of 1959.
  O'Hara, John P., Jr. — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Independent candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  O'Hara, John W. — of Indiana. Born in Indiana. U.S. Consul in Montevideo, 1905-07. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Joseph Aloysius (1869-1948) — also known as Joseph A. O'Hara — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 25, 1869. Democrat. Physician; Orleans Parish Coroner, 1908-24 president, Louisiana state board of health, 1928-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, at Hotel Dieu, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 25, 1948 (age 79 years, 31 days). Interment at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph O'Hara and Annie G. O'Hara; married to Mary Theresa Cosgrove; father of William Joseph O'Hara (1891-?).
  O'Hara, Joseph P. — of Avoca, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Avoca, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Joseph Patrick (1895-1975) — also known as Joseph P. O'Hara — of Glencoe, McLeod County, Minn. Born in Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, January 23, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; McLeod County Attorney, 1934-38; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1941-59. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 4, 1975 (age 80 years, 40 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick O'Hara and Catharine (Doyle) O'Hara; married, June 18, 1921, to Leila Lee White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  O'Hara, Julie — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  O'Hara, L. D. G. — also known as Lou O'Hara — of Miami-Dade County, Fla. Republican. Candidate for Florida state senate 36th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  O'Hara, Lou See L. D. G. O'Hara
  O'Hara, Louis Dona G. — of Rhode Island. The O'Hara Bill candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  O'Hara, M. H. See Michael Henry O'Hara
  O'Hara, Michael — of Baltimore County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore County, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Michael D. (1910-1978) — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Born in Menominee, Menominee County, Mich., September 19, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1963-68; defeated, 1956, 1957, 1968. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in 1978 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Michael Henry (1854-1924) — also known as M. H. O'Hara — of Kenmare, Ward County, N.Dak. Born in Vermont, September 17, 1854. Democrat. Hotel owner; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1912. Died, in Kenmare Hospital, Kenmare, Ward County, N.Dak., October 18, 1924 (age 70 years, 31 days). Interment at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Kenmare, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Married, November 25, 1878, to Mary Ann Quimby.
  O'Hara, Michael J. (1878-1946) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in 1878. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1924-31. Died February 3, 1946 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Oliver — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Mayor of Key West, Fla., 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Owen — of Frontenac, Crawford County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  O'Hara, Pat — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  O'Hara, Patrick F. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 16th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  O'Hara, Peter J. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Right To Life candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1984; Right To Life candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  O'Hara, Peter S. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, R. A. — of Hamilton, Ravalli County, Mont. Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Shawn — of Mississippi. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1992 (Independent, 5th District), 2004 (Reform, 2nd District); Reform candidate for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2004.
  O'Hara, Sophia M. R. (1882-1954) — of Kingston, Luzerne County, Pa.; Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa.; Lemoyne, Cumberland County, Pa. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., November 13, 1882. Republican. Stenographer; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1936; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1939-43. Female. Irish ancestry. Died in Luzerne County, Pa., April 26, 1954 (age 71 years, 164 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  Relatives: Daughter of Patrick J. O'Hara.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  O'Hara, Thomas — of Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Mich.; St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1888-93; defeated, 1899; candidate for mayor of St. Joseph, Mich., 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969).
  O'Hara, Thomas A. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Thomas A. — also known as Tom A. O'Hara — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Monongalia County Democratic Party, 1940-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Thomas W. — of Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Thomas W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 24th District, 1965; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  O'Hara, Tom A. See Thomas A. O'Hara
  O'Hara, V. Winthrope See Veazle Winthrope O'Hara
  O'Hara, Veazle Winthrope (b. 1891) — also known as V. Winthrope O'Hara — of Partridge, Reno County, Kan. Born in Partridge, Reno County, Kan., August 23, 1891. Engineer; life insurance business; U.S. Vice Consul in Bordeaux, 1917-18; Trieste, as of 1919. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, Walter E. — of Rhode Island. Square Deal candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Hara, William — of Sussex, Sussex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  O'Hara, William Joseph (b. 1891) — also known as William J. O'Hara — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 14, 1891. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; Judge, Criminal District Court, Orleans Parish, 1932. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Judicature Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Aloysius O'Hara (1869-1948); married to Gertrude Richard.
  O'Hara, Winthrope See Veazle Winthrope O'Hara


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