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PENNINGTON (Soundex P552) — See also BENINGTON, BENNINGTON, BONNINGTON, CANNINGTON, DENNINGTON, DUNNINGTON, KENNINGTON, LENNINGTON, MANINGTON, PENINGTON, PENNING, PENNINGROTH, PENNINGS, PENNINO, REPENNING, SPENNING, TARPENNING.

  PENNINGTON: See also Charles R. Anthony — Erastus Flavel Beadle — Richard Fielding Harless — Glenn D. Hatcher — Walter Pennington Witherspoon
  Pennington, Aaron S. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1837; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Alexander Cumming McWhorter (1810-1867) — also known as Alexander C. M. Pennington — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, October 25, 1810. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1853-57. Died January 25, 1867 (age 56 years, 92 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of William Pennington (1796-1862).
  Political family: Pennington family of Newark, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pennington, Clark — of Pine City, Pine County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Dennis Lark (1776-1854) — also known as Dennis Pennington — of Harrison County, Ind. Born in Virginia, May 18, 1776. Whig. Farmer; stonemason; member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1810, 1812-16; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state senate, 1816-20, 1825-27, 1830-33, 1842-45; defeated, 1839; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1822-24, 1828-30, 1845-46; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1825; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1832; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1833. Methodist. English ancestry. Died near Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., September 2, 1854 (age 78 years, 107 days). Interment at Pennington Chapel Cemetery, Harrison County, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Pennington (1750-1801) and Nettie (Lark) Pennington (1753-1784); married, August 7, 1800, to Elizabeth English (1783-1857); granduncle of Walter Quintin Gresham (1832-1895).
  Political family: Gresham-Andrews family of Harrison County, Indiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pennington, E. W. — of Pennington Gap, Lee County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Earl — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Mayor of Hobbs, N.M., 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Edward R. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Eugene — of Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Frank J. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Fred — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 48th District, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, G. W. — of Nenana, Yukon-Koyukuk census area, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 4th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, George B. — of Cecil County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Cecil County, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Guilford E. — of Michigan. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Henry F. (b. 1842) — of Michigan. Born in 1842. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 13th District, 1883-84; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Howard G. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Irving (b. 1886) — of Sparta, Kent County, Mich. Born in Algoma Township, Kent County, Mich., December 25, 1886. Republican. Farmer; secretary, Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Kent County; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1950-54. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Rotary; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1908 to Mae E. Mosher (died 1922); married 1938 to Hazel M. Tewsley.
  Pennington, J. M. See James M. Pennington
  Pennington, Jacob — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Postmaster at Smyrna, Del., 1807-29. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, James A. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, James M. — also known as J. M. Pennington — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Joe P. — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Pennington, John B. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, John L. — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Governor of Dakota Territory, 1874-78; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Dakota Territory, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Levi T. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Lindal — of South Carolina. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Pennington, M. — of Belmont County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, M. — of Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Michael D. — of Nevada. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Pennington, Noble — of Cecil County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Cecil County, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Paul T. — of New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Philip N. — of Putnam County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Pennington, Randy — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 129th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Pennington, Richard — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, Richard — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Candidate for mayor of New Orleans, La., 2002. African ancestry. Still living as of 2002.
  Pennington, Robert Dennis (1929-2006) — also known as Robert D. Pennington — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born April 29, 1929. Democrat. Democratic candidate for mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1967, 1971 (primary). Member, Lions. Died December 19, 2006 (age 77 years, 234 days). Interment at Pennington Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pennington, Susan — of District of Columbia. Independent candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Pennington, T. V. See Trealy Vinton Pennington
T. V. Pennington Pennington, Trealy Vinton (1898-1981) — also known as T. V. Pennington — of Powhatan, McDowell County, W.Va. Born in Ashe County, N.C., April 22, 1898. Republican. Coal miner; postmaster; grocer; bank director; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1948, 1956. Methodist. Died, in Welch Hospital, Welch, McDowell County, W.Va., February 22, 1981 (age 82 years, 306 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Abraham Pennington (1860-1936) and Celia Jane (Haga) Pennington (1866-1915); married to Wilma Rachel Lowe (1910-1963) and Odell Eastep.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Find-A-Grave
  Pennington, William (1796-1862) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, May 4, 1796. Lawyer; Governor of New Jersey, 1837-43; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1837-43; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1859-61; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1860-61. Died February 16, 1862 (age 65 years, 288 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Sanford Pennington (1757-1826); cousin *** of Alexander Cumming McWhorter Pennington.
  Political family: Pennington family of Newark, New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pennington, William — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, William — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Pennington, William K. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 12th District, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pennington, William Sanford (1757-1826) — also known as William S. Pennington — of New Jersey. Born in 1757. U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1803-04; Governor of New Jersey, 1813-15; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1813-15. Died September 18, 1826 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of William Pennington (1796-1862).
  Political family: Pennington family of Newark, New Jersey.
  Pennington, Yates — of Baltimore, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city 2nd District, 1896. Burial location unknown.


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