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POINDEXTER (Soundex P532) — See also DEXTER, EXTEIN, HOEXTER, PENDEXTER, PONDEXTER.

  POINDEXTER: See also Frank Henry Cooney — Parke Poindexter Deans — Poindexter Dunn — Meredith Poindexter Gentry — Joseph Edward Lumbard — Abram Poindexter Maury — William Poindexter Thomasson
  Poindexter, Bernard See James Bernard Poindexter, Sr.
  Poindexter, Charles D. — of Glade Hill, Franklin County, Va. Republican. Member of Virginia state house of delegates 9th District; elected 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Poindexter, David W. — of Ashton, Spink County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, Don — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Florida 5th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Poindexter, Emmet — of Louisa, Louisa County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, F. M. — of Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928; delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, Gamiel G. — of Surry, Surry County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Poindexter, George (1779-1853) — of Woodville, Wilkinson County, Miss.; Wilkinson, Wilkinson County, Miss. Born in Louisa County, Va., 1779. Mississippi territory attorney general, 1803-07; member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1806; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Mississippi Territory, 1807-13; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; judge of Mississippi territorial supreme court, 1813-17; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1817-19; defeated, 1820, 1822; Governor of Mississippi, 1820-22; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1830-35. Died September 5, 1853 (age about 74 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Poindexter, Harry C. — of Indiana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, J. Bernard See James Bernard Poindexter, Sr.
  Poindexter, J. W. — of Virginia. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1880. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, James Bernard, Sr. (1902-1975) — also known as J. Bernard Poindexter — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Guyandotte, Cabell County, W.Va., January 26, 1902. Democrat. Dentist; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1955-56, 1959-66; defeated, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Psi Omega; American Dental Association. Died in February, 1975 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Chalmers Poindexter and Maria (Tauber) Poindexter.
  Poindexter, Joe — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Poindexter, John F. — of Forsyth County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Forsyth County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, Joseph Boyd (1869-1951) — also known as Joseph B. Poindexter — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Canyon City, Grant County, Ore., April 14, 1869. Democrat. District judge in Montana, 1909-15; Montana state attorney general, 1915-17; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1917-24; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1934-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1936, 1940. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, December 3, 1951 (age 82 years, 233 days). Interment somewhere in Dillon, Mont.
  Poindexter, Lauren — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state senate 31st District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
Miles Poindexter Poindexter, Miles (1868-1946) — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., April 22, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Walla Walla County Prosecuting Attorney, 1892-94; superior court judge in Washington, 1904-08; U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1909-11; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1911-23; defeated, 1922; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, 1923-28. Died in Greenlee, Rockbridge County, Va., September 21, 1946 (age 78 years, 152 days). Original interment at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Va.; reinterment at Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of William Bowyer Poindexter (1835-1917) and Josephine (Anderson) Poindexter (1838-1912); brother of William Anderson Poindexter; married 1892 to Elizabeth Gale Page (1866-1929); married 1936 to Elinor Jackson (Junkin) Latane (1867-1939); grandson of Francis Thomas Anderson (1808-1887).
  Political family: Poindexter-Anderson family of Greenlee and Lexington, Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  Poindexter, T. W., Jr. — of Montana. Montana state auditor, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, Thomas L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1954; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1974. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, Thomas W. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1928; candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Poindexter, William Anderson (1874-1968) — Born in Greenlee, Rockbridge County, Va., September 17, 1874. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Vice Consul in Dundee, 1919-22. Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., January 7, 1968 (age 93 years, 112 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Bowyer Poindexter (1835-1917) and Josephine (Anderson) Poindexter (1838-1912); brother of Miles Poindexter (1868-1946); married to Kathleen Flood (1885-1940); married 1941 to Ruby Mae Stringer (1903-1996); grandson of Francis Thomas Anderson.
  Political family: Poindexter-Anderson family of Greenlee and Lexington, Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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