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PITTS (Soundex P320) — See also FITTS, PATTS, PETTS, PETTZ, PETZ, PIETZ, PITT, PITTSFORD, PITTSLEY, PITZ, POTTS, PRITTS, STIPP, TIPPS, TIPS.

  PITTS: See also Newton Booth — Henry Billings Brown — Ellzy Van Buren Buckingham — Phillip Pitts Campbell — Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass — LeRoy Albert Foot — Hampton Pitts Fulmer — Robert Pryor Henry
  Pitts, A. Laurie, Jr. — Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Buckingham & Cumberland counties, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, A. S. — of Hattiesburg, Perry County (now Forrest County), Miss. Postmaster at Hattiesburg, Miss., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Albert — of Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Alex D. See Alexander D. Pitts
  Pitts, Alexander D. — also known as Alex D. Pitts — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Anne Westerfield — of District of Columbia. Democrat. Presidential Elector for District of Columbia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Pitts, B. T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Ben T. See Benjamin T. Pitts
  Pitts, Benjamin T. — also known as Ben T. Pitts — of Fredericksburg, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944; member of Virginia state senate, 1944-58 (27th District 1944-55, 26th District 1956-58); resigned 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Charles H. — of Baltimore, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city, 1838, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Clarence Elwyn (1876-1928) — also known as Clarence E. Pitts — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y.; Stuart, Martin County, Fla. Born in New Jersey, March 27, 1876. Lawyer; New York Prohibition state chair, 1909-11; Prohibition candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1909, 1910, 1913; Prohibition candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; Florida Republican state chair, 1927. Died in his law office, Stuart, Martin County, Fla., December 22, 1928 (age 52 years, 270 days). Interment at Fernhill Memorial Gardens, Stuart, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Edwin Basil Pitts (1847-1921) and Jennie Irene (Scouton) Pitts (1858-1920); married 1899 to Pearle Stranahan (1876-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pitts, D. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Donna Marie — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2017. Female. Still living as of 2017.
  Pitts, Edmund L. — of Medina, Orleans County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1864-68; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, F. E. — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Mayor of Dyersburg, Tenn., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Pitts, Frank Littleton (1841-1905) — also known as Frank L. Pitts — of Monroe County, Mo. Born in Shelby County, Mo., 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; wounded in battle and lost his right arm; Missouri state treasurer, 1897-1901. Died, from catarrhal pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 4, 1905 (age about 63 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Paris, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Laura F. Boulware (1852-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pitts, Gideon — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1809-10, 1824-26. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Groner — of Brownwood, Brown County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Pitts, H. R. — of Worcester County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Worcester County, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Harry — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Saline County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Henry C. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Hillary R. — of Worcester County, Md. Member of Maryland state senate from Worcester County, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, I. W. — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, J. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, J. Joseph — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, J. S. — of Sylacauga, Talladega County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, James D. III — of Groton, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Pitts, James W. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988, 1996, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Pitts, Jean — of Hickory, Catawba County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Pitts, Jim — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 10th District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002; elected 2004, 2006, 2008; elected unopposed 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Pitts, John — of Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Pitts, John H. — of Warren County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Warren County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, John J. — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Joseph See J. Joseph Pitts
  Pitts, Joseph R. (b. 1939) — of Kennett Square, Chester County, Pa.; Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., October 10, 1939. Republican. School teacher; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1972-76; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1997-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000, 2004. Protestant. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Pitts, Laurie, Jr. See A. Laurie Pitts, Jr.
  Pitts, Levi — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Merideth R. — of Christian County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Christian County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Myrtle Reynolds (1897-1984) — also known as Myrtle Reynolds; Mrs. Percy M. Pitts — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Chilton County, Ala., October 17, 1897. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Alabama, 1945-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956. Female. Died February 19, 1984 (age 86 years, 125 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery, Clanton, Ala.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Archie Reynolds (1870-1961) and Susan Lenora (Ware) Reynolds (1872-1968); married to Percy McGraw Pitts (1890-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pitts, Mrs. Oriet S. — of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Pitts, Oscar W. — of Westminster, Oconee County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, Mrs. Percy M. See Myrtle Reynolds Pitts
  Pitts, Percy McGraw (1890-1943) — also known as Percy M. Pitts — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born January 28, 1890. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died November 19, 1943 (age 53 years, 295 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery, Clanton, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Pitts (1862-1916) and Ada (McGraw) Pitts (1868-1947); married to Myrtle Reynolds Pitts (1897-1984).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pitts, Shelley — of Cumming, Warren County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Pitts, Terence — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Pitts, Travis — of Craig County, Okla. Republican. Chair of Craig County Republican Party, 2014. Still living as of 2014.
  Pitts, William B. — of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pitts, William Carroll (1814-1884) — also known as William C. Pitts — of Posey County, Ind. Born in Robertson County, Tenn., May 11, 1814. Democrat. Farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1861. Died in Lynn Township, Posey County, Ind., September 20, 1884 (age 70 years, 132 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ind.
  Pitts, William Mitchell — of Indianola, Sunflower County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


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