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POINEY (Soundex P500) — See also PONY, POWNEY.

  Poiney, Thomas — U.S. Consul in Veracruz, 1841-42. Burial location unknown.


POINIER (Soundex P560) — See also GARDINIER, GORDINIER, GUINIER, MINIER, NIER, PINEIRO, POINTER, POIRIER, POYNEER, PUNER, RAINIER.

  Poinier, Horace J. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Mayor of Newark, N.J., 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Poinier, Samuel T. — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900; postmaster at Spartanburg, S.C., 1901. Burial location unknown.


POINSETT (Soundex P523) — See also BLANSETT, CHOINSKI, FINSETH, GOINS, GUNSETT, PONZETTI, ROINSON.

  Poinsett, Joel Roberts (1779-1851) — of Travelers Rest, Greenville County, S.C.; Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 2, 1779. Democrat. U.S. Consul General in Buenos Aires, 1811-14; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1816-20; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1821-25; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1825-29; U.S. Secretary of War, 1837-41. Member, Freemasons. Gave important help to Latin American independence movements. Died near Statesburg, Sumter County, S.C., December 12, 1851 (age 72 years, 285 days). Interment at Church of Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery, Statesburg, S.C.
  Poinsett County, Ark. is named for him.
  The poinsettia flower, which he introduced to the U.S., was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Poinsett, L. A. — of Sheridan Lake, Kiowa County, Colo.; Chivington, Kiowa County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928, 1936 (alternate). Burial location unknown.


POINT (Soundex P530) — See also LAPOINT, LAPOINTE, PAYANT, PIERPOINT, PINNT, PINTO, POINTER, POINTS, POIT, PONTE, POYANT, PUENTE, PUNT, TOPPIN.

  POINT: See also Cedar Point Thompson


POINTER (Soundex P536) — See also LAPOINT, LAPOINTE, PAINTER, PANETHIERE, PANTER, PAYNTER, PETRINO, PETRONI, PIERPOINT, PINTAR, PINTER, POINIER, POINT, POINTS, POYNTER, TENOPIR.

  POINTER: See also John Calvin Brown
  Pointer, Robert R. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Pointer, Robert R. — People's Progressive candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Pointer, Sam Clyde, Jr. (1934-2008) — Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., November 15, 1934. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 1970-99; took senior status 1999. Died March 15, 2008 (age 73 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


POINTS (Soundex P532) — See also EPENETUS, FLINTS, INTS, LAPOINT, LAPOINTE, MEINTSMA, PANTS, PENTZ, PIERPOINT, POINT, POINTER, PONTIOUS, PONTIUS, PONTZ, POYNTZ, SAINTSURE, TIPSON.

  Points, James Franklin (d. 1933) — of Staunton, Va. U.S. Vice Consul in Nassau, 1927-29; Torreon, 1929-33, died in office 1933. Died in Torreon, Coahuila, November 20, 1933. Burial location unknown.


POIRER (Soundex P660) — See also GREGOIRE, JUBELIRER, KASIRER, LAVICTOIRE, LEIRER, PARER, PERRIER, POIRIER, PORIER, PURYEAR, SCHEIRER, VOIREL, ZIRERER.

  Poirer, Julia — of Alberton, Mineral County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poirer, Rose — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


POIRIER (Soundex P660) — See also DIRIENZO, KIRIE, PARER, PERRIER, PIRIE, POINIER, POIRER, PORIER, PURYEAR.

  Poirier, Betty See Elizabeth Ann Poirier
  Poirier, Don — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Poirier, Elizabeth Ann (born c.1943) — also known as Betty Poirier — of North Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Born about 1943. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourteenth Bristol District, 2003-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Poirier, Karl M. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Candidate for Rhode Island state house of representatives 5th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Poirier, Kevin — of North Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Poirier, Marion F. — of Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Poirier, P. Romeo — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 7th Ward 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poirier, Paul N. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Poirier, Peter R. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1945-47; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poirier, Romeo See P. Romeo Poirier


POISON (Soundex P250) — See also ISON, PASAYAN, PASON, PASSION, PASSON, PAWSON, PAYSON, POISSANT, POLSON, POSEN, POSSON, POZEN.

  Poison, J. T. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1896. Burial location unknown.


POISSANT (Soundex P253) — See also ASSANTE, BOISSEAU, BOISSON, BOISSY, CHOISSEUR, DELOSSANTOS, DOSSANTOS, FOISSON, KISSANE, MOISSAYE, PASSANTINO, PATTISON, POISON, SOISSON, TOUISSANT.

  Poissant, J. D. — of Alburg, Grand Isle County, Vt. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POIT (Soundex P300) — See also POET, POINT, POITEVINT, POITRAS, POITRAST, POLT, POTH, POTT, PUETT, PUTT, VOIT.

  Poit, Charles H. — of Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.


POITEVINT (Soundex P315) — See also COITE, DEBRETTEVILLE, POIT, POITRAS, POITRAST, QUITEVIS, STEUTEVILLE, STEVIC, STEVIE, TEVIS, TOSTEVIN, VINT, VINTON, WOITENA.

  Poitevint, Alec — of Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga. Republican. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1996, 2000; member of Republican National Committee from Georgia, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


POITRAS (Soundex P362) — See also PARISOT, PETRIS, PETROSS, PETRUS, POIT, POITEVINT, POITRAST, POYTHRESS.

  Poitras, Arthur — U.S. Consular Agent in Arthabaska, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Poitras, N. — U.S. Consular Agent in Arthabaska, as of 1888. Burial location unknown.


POITRAST (Soundex P362) — See also POIT, POITEVINT, POITRAS.

  Poitrast, Francis J. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


POIZNER (Soundex P256) — See also DIZNEY, LOIZEAUX, MIZNER, PEISNER, POSENER, POSNER, RIZNER, VIZNIS.

  Poizner, Stephen Leo (b. 1957) — also known as Steve Poizner — of Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex., January 4, 1957. Republican. Technology entrepreneur; candidate for California state assembly 21st District, 2004; California insurance commissioner, 2007-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 2010. Member, Alpha Phi Omega; Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Poizner, Steve See Stephen Leo Poizner


POKLACKI (Soundex P242) — See also BLACKIE, BLACKINGER, BLACKISTON, GLACKIN, LACKIE, OKLA, PACHOLEK, SPOKLIE, STOKLAS.

  Poklacki, Vincent J. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POKORNOWSKI (Soundex P265) — See also BOKORNY, HORNOWSKI, KORNOBIS, POKORNY, SARNOWSKI, TORNOW, ZARNOWSKI.

  Pokornowski, Mari — of Cokato, Wright County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


POKORNY (Soundex P265) — See also BOKORNY, CORNYN, HORNYAK, PICKREN, POKORNOWSKI.

  Pokorny, Charles — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POKRASS (Soundex P262) — See also HOKR, KRASS, MOKRAY, OKRASINSKI, OKRAY, RASS.

  POKRASS: See also Kenneth Bentley Kramer


POL (Soundex P400) — See also LOOP, LOPP, OLP, OLPP, PAL, POEL, POHL, POLE, POLL, POOL, POOLE, PUHL.

  Pol, Emiliano, Jr. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico; Mayagüez, Mayagüez Municipio, Puerto Rico. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLACHEK (Soundex P422) — See also BOLACK, DURLACHER, HERLACHER, HOLACE, HORLACHER, KOLACHNY, LACHENAUER, LACHER, MACHEK, OLACEY, PACHOLEK, PILCHAK, PLACHE, TAVOLACCI.

  Polachek, John Joseph — New Party candidate for President of the United States, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Polachek, Lucille R. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Polachek, Max — U.S. Consul in Ghent, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


POLAK (Soundex P420) — See also PALKO, POLAKOWSKI, POLIAK, POLK, POLLACK, POLLAK.

  POLAK: See also William Jules Handley
  Polak, Stanley — of Bergen County, N.J. National Conservative candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 13-D, 1969. Still living as of 1969.


POLAKOWSKI (Soundex P422) — See also APLIKOWSKI, KOLAKOWSKI, KOWSKI, KULAKOFSKY, LAKO, LEWAKOWSKI, MAKOWSKI, MANOLAKOS, MOSAKOWSKI, NOWAKOWSKI, PAJAKOWSKI, PILCHOWSKI, PLAXICO, POLAK, PULAKOS, RAKOWSKI, SAKOWSKI, SIERAKOWSKI, SZPAKOWSKI.

  Polakowski, William J. — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980, 1984 (alternate). Still living as of 1984.


POLAN (Soundex P450) — See also BOLAN, FOLAN, GOLAN, MCPOLAND, OLAN, POCAN, POLANCO, POLAND, POLANSKY, POLEN, POLIN, POLLAN, POLLANN, POLON, PULLAN, ROLAN.

  Polan, Barbara Faith See Barbara Boiarsky
  Polan, Charles M., Jr. — also known as Chuck Polan — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1973-84 (Cabell County 1973-74, 11th District 1975-82, 13th District 1983-84); defeated, 1970. Still living as of 1984.
  Polan, Chuck See Charles M. Polan, Jr.


POLANCO (Soundex P452) — See also BLANCO, LANCOE, MCPOLAND, MELANCON, PALNICK, PLANCK, PLANK, PLONK, POLAN, POLANCO-ABREU, POLAND, POLANSKY, POLNICKY.

  POLANCO: See also Francisco Andrade Polanco — Santiago Polanco-Abreu
  Polanco, Juan Carlos — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Polanco, Richard G. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


POLANCO-ABREU (Soundex P452) — See also ABREU, POLANCO.

  Polanco-Abreu, Santiago (1920-1988) — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Bayamón, Bayamón Municipio, Puerto Rico, October 30, 1920. Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1965-69; defeated, 1968. Member, American Bar Association. Died in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, January 18, 1988 (age 67 years, 80 days). Interment at Municipal Cemetery, Isabela, Puerto Rico.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


POLAND (Soundex P453) — See also BOLAND, FOLAND, LAND, MCPOLAND, OLAND, POEHLAND, POLAN, POLANCO, POLANSKY, POLLAND, POULAND, ROLAND.

  POLAND: See also Edwin St. John Greble, Jr. — Frederick Everette Replogle
  Poland, Charles T. — of New Harbor, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at New Harbor, Maine, 1893, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Poland, Edward J. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Poland, George M. — of Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Ninth Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Poland, J. W. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Mayor of Carrollton, Mo., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Poland, Joseph — of Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born in Vermont. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Vermont District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
Luke P. Poland Poland, Luke Potter (1815-1887) — also known as Luke P. Poland — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Vermont, 1815. Republican. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1850; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1865-67; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1867-75, 1883-85; member of Republican National Committee from Vermont, 1870-72. Died in 1887 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
  Poland, Pat — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 16th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Poland, Rufus — of Montana. Montana state auditor, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.


POLANSKY (Soundex P452) — See also BIELANSKI, KURLANSKY, MASLANSKY, MCPOLAND, OLANS, PLONSKI, POLAN, POLANCO, POLAND, POLINSKY, POLONSKY, POLUNSKY, WOLANSKY, ZEMLANSKY.

  Polansky, Daniel J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polansky, Joseph Sheppe — of Broome County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polansky, Michael — of Plainview, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Polansky, Sol (b. 1926) — Born in 1926. U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria, 1987-90. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Polansky, Steven J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


POLASKI (Soundex P420) — See also DELASKI, KULASKI, LASKI, LASKIN, PALOSKI, PLASKITT, POLESKI, POLLASKY, PULASKI, SLASKI, SULASKI, VOLASKI.

  Polaski, Julian — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polaski, William A. — of Monongahela, Washington County, Pa. Mayor of Monongahela, Pa., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLE (Soundex P400) — See also BOLE, CLAYPOLE, LEPPO, LOEPP, LOPE, MARPOLE, MAYPOLE, PALE, PELO, PILE, POEL, POHL, POL, POLECAT, POLEN, POLESKI, POLETTI, POLKE, POLL, POLO, POOL, POOLE, PUHL, PYLE, VESPOLE, VOLE, WALPOLE, WAMPOLE.

  POLE: See also Lewis Morris
  Pole, George W. — of Washington County, Md. Delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Pole, John W. — U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1928-32. Burial location unknown.
  Pole, William, Jr. — of Baltimore County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore County, 1886. Burial location unknown.


POLECAT (Soundex P423) — See also DECATOR, DLUGOLECKI, DOLECHECK, HOLECAMP, HOLECEK, LECATES, MELECA, OLECKNA, PLACHTE, PLACKETT, PLECHATY, POLE, POLLYCUT, POLLYCUTT.

  Polecat, The Plymouth: See Warren M. Huff


POLEN (Soundex P450) — See also BOLEN, OLEN, PALEN, POLAN, POLE, POLIN, POLLYANNE, POLON, POULIN, PULLEN, ROLEN.

  Polen, Robert — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Polen, Robert Caylor — also known as Robert C. Polen — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1967-74; defeated, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


POLESKI (Soundex P420) — See also NAPOLES, OLESKI, PODLESKI, POLASKI, POLE, SPOKLIE, VOLESKY, WOLESKE.

  Poleski, Earl — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 64th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Poleski, John J. (1892-1975) — of Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1892. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1941-42. Died in 1975 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.


POLETTI (Soundex P430) — See also BIOLETTI, COLETTI, FOLETTI, MARROLETTI, NICOLETTI, PALLOTTA, PALLOTTI, PAOLETTA, PAULETTA, PAULITA, PELATIAH, PIOLLET, POLE, POLITE, POLITO, POLITTE, POLLITTE, PULITI.

  Poletti, Charles (1903-2002) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Barre, Washington County, Vt., July 2, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1940; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1937-38; appointed 1937; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1939-42; defeated, 1942; Governor of New York, 1942-43; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Baptist. Italian ancestry. Member, Urban League; American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Phi Beta Kappa. First American of Italian ancestry to serve as a Governor. During World War II, he was a senior officer in the Allied Military Government of occupied Italy. Died in Marco Island, Collier County, Fla., August 7, 2002 (age 99 years, 36 days). Interment at Calkins Cemetery, Elizabethtown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Jean Knox Ellis (1904-1974).
  The Charles Poletti Power Plant (opened 1977, renamed for Poletti 1982, shut down 2010), in Astoria, Queens, New York, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Poletti, P. C. — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Wellsburg, W.Va., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLHAMUS (Soundex P452) — See also AMUSSEN, ORSAMUS, PALMS, PAULHAMUS, PLOMIS, POHLEMUS, POLHEMUS, POLHILL, RAMUS.

  Polhamus, J. Nelson — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Consul for Cuba in New Orleans, La., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Polhamus, Nelson See J. Nelson Polhamus


POLHEMUS (Soundex P452) — See also PALMS, PAULHAMUS, PLOMIS, POHLEMUS, POLHAMUS, POLHILL, WOOLHEISER.

  POLHEMUS: See also Philip Bach — Polhemus Searing Hudson
  Polhemus, George E. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Polhemus, Henry — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1818-19, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Polhemus, Jacob A. — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1849-50, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.


POLHILL (Soundex P440) — See also HILL, PAOLELLA, PAOLILLO, PLAIL, POLHAMUS, POLHEMUS, POLILLO, POLLILO, WOOLHISER.

  POLHILL: See also Virginia Polhill Price
  Polhill, Harry C. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol; elected 1934; postmaster at Bristol, Conn., 1960-61. Burial location unknown.
  Polhill, Maxine — of Milledgeville, Carroll County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Polhill, Virginia See Virginia Polhill Price


POLIAK (Soundex P420) — See also ELIAKIN, IPALOOK, POILEK, POLAK, POLIAKOFF, POLICH, POLLAK.

  Poliak, Carlo — also known as "Mazunga"; "John Doe" — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1995, 2003. Still living as of 2003.


POLIAKOFF (Soundex P421) — See also BERESNIAKOFF, DIAKOS, ELIAKIN, KULAKOFSKY, KYRIAKOS, POLIAK, POLIKOFF, RAKOFF.

  Poliakoff, Eli — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


POLICARPIO (Soundex P426) — See also CARPINELLA, CARPIO, CHARPIE, CIERPIOT, KARPINSKI, LICARI, PERCARPIO, POLICARPO, POLICASTRO, POLICH, POLICICCHIO, POLICKA, RASPOLIC, TARPINIAN.

  Policarpio, Gonzalo — Fair candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLICARPO (Soundex P426) — See also ARPO, HARPOOL, HARPOOTLIAN, LICARI, MARPOLE, POLICARPIO, POLICASTRO, POLICH, POLICICCHIO, POLICKA, RASPOLIC.

  POLICARPO: See also Policarpo de Echevarria y Diaz


POLICASTRO (Soundex P422) — See also AMERICAS, BELCASTRO, CASTRICONE, CASTRILLI, CASTRO, CASTRODALE, CASTROGIOVANNI, CHICAS, DECASTRO, ICASA, KATSIAFICAS, NICASIO, POLICARPIO, POLICARPO, POLICH, POLICICCHIO, POLICKA, RASPOLIC, RICASA, SCHIPPICASSE.

  Policastro, Paul — of Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1962-71 (Essex County 1962-67, District 11-B 1968-69, District 11-A 1970-71); defeated, 1959 (Essex County), 1971 (District 11-B). Still living as of 1971.
  Policastro, Thomas F. — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


POLICH (Soundex P420) — See also FROLICH, LICH, NICKOLICH, POILEK, POLIAK, POLICARPIO, POLICARPO, POLICASTRO, POLICICCHIO, POLICKA, RASPOLIC, SOKOLICH.

  Polich, Charles N. — People's Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polich, Rudolph William (1913-1996) — of Montana. Born in Little Chicago (now Black Eagle), Cascade County, Mont., April 24, 1913. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1969. Died in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., October 3, 1996 (age 83 years, 162 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.


POLICICCHIO (Soundex P422) — See also ABBATICCHIO, CAVICCHIA, CICCARIELLO, CICCHETTI, CICCICHETTI, CICCONE, DICICCIO, ICICLE, MICICH, MOHOROVICIC, PAOLICCHI, POLICARPIO, POLICARPO, POLICASTRO, POLICH, POLICKA, RASPOLIC, RICCHIAZZI, SCAPICCHIO, VARRICCHIONE, VERTICCHIO.

  Policicchio, Paul J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


POLICKA (Soundex P420) — See also BOLICK, GOGOLICK, GOLICK, KLICKA, KROLICK, KROLICKI, KROMOLICKI, MAHOLICK, PALUKA, PAOLICCHI, PAOLUCCI, PAWLICKI, PELIKOW, PELLECCHIA, POLICARPIO, POLICARPO, POLICASTRO, POLICH, POLICICCHIO, RASPOLIC.

  Policka, Thomas E. — of Muskegon County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 14th Circuit, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


POLIKOFF (Soundex P421) — See also ALEINIKOFF, APLIKOWSKI, BURDIKOFF, DRANIKOFF, GOLIK, KOFF, KOTLIKOFF, KROLIKOWSKI, KUTIKOFF, MELNIKOFF, ORLIKOSKI, ORLIKOWSKI, PELIKOW, PESIKOFF, POLIAKOFF, SMOLIK, STOLIKER, WIKOFF, WUOLIKAINEN, ZALIKOWSKI.

  Polikoff, Israel B. — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


POLILLO (Soundex P440) — See also BIONDOLILLO, LILLODDEN, MELILLO, PAOLELLA, PAOLILLO, PLAIL, POLHILL, POLLILO.

  Polillo, Joseph — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Independent candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 2nd District, 1977; candidate for mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1990, 1998, 2005, 2008, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail


POLIN (Soundex P450) — See also APOLINARY, BOLIN, MCPOLIN, OLIN, PALIN, PILLON, PINOL, PLIN, POLAN, POLEN, POLINER, POLING, POLINSKY, POLINTAN, POLLYANNE, POLON, POLZIN, POPLIN, POULIN, PULLEN, ROLIN, SOMPOLINSKY.

  POLIN: See also James Polin Gray
  Polin, John A. — of Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Interment at St. Dominic Cemetery, Springfield, Ky.
  Polin, Morris — of Illinois. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


POLINER (Soundex P456) — See also APOLINARY, ARCOLINE, BERLINER, COLINETTE, COZZOLINE, DECLINER, DOLINER, EOLINE, FAMULINER, GWENDOLINE, JEROLINE, JOLINE, KAROLINE, KLINER, KOZLINER, LINER, LINEROD, MCPOLIN, MILLINER, MOLINEAUX, MOLINEUX, MULLINER, OLINE, OLINER, PLANER, POLIN, POLING, POLINSKY, POLINTAN, SEMPLINER, SOMPOLINSKY.

  POLINER: See also Harry Ellis Kalodner


POLING (Soundex P452) — See also APOLINARY, BOLING, BOLINGER, DOLING, DOOLING, HOLINGA, HOLINGER, LING, MCPOLIN, NOLINGBERG, OLINGER, POELLING, POLIN, POLINER, POLINSKY, POLINTAN, POLLING, PULLING, ROLING, SOMPOLINSKY.

  POLING: See also Carl Edwin Gainer, Sr. — Po-Ling Ng — Harlan Wilson, Jr.
  Poling, B. Noel — of Jackson County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1961-69; resigned 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Poling, Carlton — of Fallbrook, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
Clyde Poling Poling, Clyde (b. 1891) — of Berryburg, Barbour County, W.Va. Born April 13, 1891. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Poling, Corel — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poling, Dan See Daniel Joseph Poling
  Poling, Daniel A. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1908; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Poling, Daniel A. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poling, Daniel Joseph — also known as Dan Poling — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 10th District; elected 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Poling, Herman J. — of Barbour County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1929-34, 1945-46. Burial location unknown.
  Poling, Mary Leslie Hart — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poling, Mary M. — of Moatsville, Barbour County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Poling, Noel See B. Noel Poling
  Poling, Shirley — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Poling, William L. — of Mason County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.


POLINSKY (Soundex P452) — See also APOLINARY, BERLINSKY, DOLINSKI, GALINSKY, KARLINSKY, KARMOLINSKI, KERLINSKY, KOLINSKI, KOLINSKY, LINSKY, MCLINSKY, MCPOLIN, ORLINSKY, PLONSKI, POLANSKY, POLIN, POLINER, POLING, POLINTAN, POLONSKY, POLUNSKY, SMOLINSKE, SMOLINSKI, SOLINSKY, SOMPOLINSKY, STOLINSKI, WELINSKY, ZELLINSKY, ZOLINSKY.

  Polinsky, Marvin — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLINTAN (Soundex P453) — See also APOLINARY, DOLINTER, MCPOLIN, POLIN, POLINER, POLING, POLINSKY, POLITAN, QUAINTANCE, QUINTANA, QUINTANAR, QUINTANILLA, SAINTANDRE, SAINTANGELO, SHINTANI, SOMPOLINSKY, ZOLINTAKIS.

  Polintan, Ricardo — of Renton, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLIPNICK (Soundex P415) — See also KAPNICK, KAPNICKY, KIPNIS, KRUPNICK, LEIPNER, LEIPNIK, LIPNER, OLIPHANT, STUPNICKER.

  POLIPNICK: See also Frank Polipnick Anthony


POLIQUIN (Soundex P425) — See also ANGELIQUE, CRIQUI, DELLIQUADRI, IQUINTO, LIQUORI, PATRIQUIN, PELOQUIN, QUIN.

  Poliquin, Ronald G. (born c.1978) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born about 1978. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state treasurer, 2002; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLIS (Soundex P420) — See also ACROPOLIS, OLIS, POLISTINA, POLLEYS, POWLESS, PULIS, PULLIS, SIDIROPOLIS, STAMPOLIS.

  Polis, Jared Schutz (b. 1975) — also known as Jared Polis — Born in Boulder, Boulder County, Colo., May 12, 1975. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 2009-19; Governor of Colorado, 2019-. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Polis, Stephen N. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 1st District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


POLISTINA (Soundex P423) — See also ACROPOLIS, AUGUSTINA, CHRISTINA, COLISTA, CRISTINA, DILLISTIN, FAUSTINA, JUSTINA, KRISTINA, LESTINA, PALESTIN, PALESTINE, POLIS, POLSTEIN, PULESTON, SIDIROPOLIS, STAMPOLIS.

  Polistina, Vince — of Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 2nd District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.


POLITAN (Soundex P435) — See also APPLETON, LAPOINT, LOLITA, LOPATIN, NAPOLITANO, NEOPOLITAN, OLITA, PELTON, PLETTEN, POLINTAN, POLTON, POULTEN, POULTNEY, POULTON.

  Politan, Nicholas H. (1935-2012) — Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., November 13, 1935. U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1987-2002; retired 2002. Died in Atlantis, Palm Beach County, Fla., February 20, 2012 (age 76 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


POLITE (Soundex P430) — See also DEVOLITES, HYPOLITE, MAMMOLITE, PIOLLET, POLETTI, POLITO, POLITTE, POLLITT, POLLITTE, POULET, POULIOT.

  Polite, John D. — of Archbold, Fulton County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLITICIANS (Soundex P432) — See also ARTICIA, CELLITI, FELICIAN, FELICIANO, LICIANO, MAGICIAN, MUSICIAN, POLITICS, POLITIS, PULITI, RETICIA, SCOPELLITI, WHITICAR.

  Politicians, The Prince of: See Thomas Lanier Clingman


POLITICS (Soundex P432) — See also CELLITI, MATICS, POLITICIANS, POLITIS, PULITI, SCOPELLITI, WHITICAR.

  Politics, Schoolmaster in: See Woodrow Wilson
  Politics, The Clown Prince of: See Victor Aloysius Meyers
  Politics, The Old Warhorse of: See Clarence Edwin Farmer
  Politics, The Pagliacci of: See Victor Aloysius Meyers


POLITIS (Soundex P432) — See also CELLITI, PALUTIS, POLITICIANS, POLITICS, PULITI, SCOPELLITI.

  Politis, Algert F. (born c.1908) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., about 1908. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1971; appointed 1971. Lithuanian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Politis, Paul I. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLITO (Soundex P430) — See also DAPOLITO, HIPOLITO, LITO, MOLITORIS, PALLOTTA, PALLOTTI, PAOLETTA, PAULETTA, PAULITA, PELATIAH, POLETTI, POLITE, PULITI.

  POLITO: See also Polito Martinez, Jr.
  Polito, Karyn E. (born c.1967) — of Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass. Born about 1967. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Polito, William P. — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


POLITTE (Soundex P430) — See also DOOLITTLE, GIOLITTO, PIOLLET, POLETTI, POLITE, POLLITT, POLLITTE, POULET, POULIOT.

  POLITTE: See also Politte Elvins
  Politte, Edwin S. (1890-1965) — also known as "Bud" — of St. Francois County, Mo. Born December 26, 1890. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Francois County, 1945. Died September 22, 1965 (age 74 years, 270 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery, Farmington, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Joseph Politte (1863-1952) and Veronica Mary (LaRose) Politte (1863-1939); married, June 8, 1910, to Hazel Cundiff (1893-1925); married, August 1, 1928, to Edith Ledbetter (1894-1992).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Politte, Winford — of Sullivan, Franklin County, Mo. Mayor of Sullivan, Mo., 1995-98. Still living as of 1998.


POLITZ (Soundex P432) — See also BOLITZER, COLITZ, LITZ, POLITZA, POLITZER.

  Politz, Henry Anthony (1932-2002) — Born in Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, La., May 9, 1932. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1979-99; took senior status 1999. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., May 25, 2002 (age 70 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


POLITZA (Soundex P432) — See also BOLITZER, COLITZ, FITZALLEN, GRUITZA, LITZA, LITZAS, MARITZA, POLITZ, POLITZER.

  Politza, Joseph — of Kulpmont, Northumberland County, Pa. Burgess of Kulpmont, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


POLITZER (Soundex P432) — See also BALITZER, BOLITZER, COLITZ, HOBLITZELL, LITZEL, LITZENBERGER, MILLITZER, PELTZER, POLITZ, POLITZA, PULITZER, WURLITZER.

  Politzer, Jerome — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POLIVKA (Soundex P412) — See also CHAVKIN, RIVKIN, RYVKA.

  Polivka, Allie — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


POLK (Soundex P420) — See also FOLK, OPOLKA, PAULK, PILCH, POLAK, POLKABLA, POLKE, POLKEY, POLKOWITZ, VOLK.

  POLK: See also Nathaniel Alexander — George Edmund Badger — William Pitt Beatty — John Polk Campbell — John Polk Cochran — William Polk Dobson — James Knox Polk Fenner — Frank Herbert Gibbs — Elizabeth Polk Guest — James Knox Polk Hall — William Dallas Polk Haywood — Polk Laffoon — Polk Laffoon — James Polk Latta — Enoch Louis Lowe — William Polk Murchison — George Polk Player — Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt — Polk Shelton — Mrs. Polk Tarwater — John Polk Thomson — Carlisle Payton Turley — James Polk Willett — Tom Polk Williams, Sr.
  Polk, Aaron — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Polk, Albert F. — of Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Polk, Albert Fawcett (1869-1955) — of Delaware. Born in Frederica, Kent County, Del., October 11, 1869. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1917-19. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 14, 1955 (age 85 years, 126 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Albert Polk (1842-1904) and Sallie E. (Fawcett) Polk; grandson of Charles Polk (1788-1857); fourth cousin once removed of James Knox Polk, Trusten Polk and William Hawkins Polk.
  Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Polk, Alex J. See Alexander James Polk
  Polk, Alexander James (1883-1950) — also known as Alex J. Polk — of River Rouge, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., April 23, 1883. Republican. Insurance agent; real estate broker; lawyer; justice of the peace; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1947-48; defeated, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1948. Polish ancestry. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 23, 1950 (age 66 years, 275 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bartek 'Bartholomew' Polk (1841-1918) and Tekla 'Tillie' (Witkowski) Polk; married, June 11, 1906, to Mary Eva LeBlanc; married, February 11, 1918, to Laura Matilda (Strock) Beam (divorced 1927); married, October 13, 1927, to Grace K. Knapp (divorced 1928); married, December 18, 1929, to Helen M. Gernt (divorced 1931); married, July 3, 1935, to Marian Pardee Mathews (divorced 1941).
  Polk, Alma F. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Secretary of Michigan Democratic Party, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Polk, B. F. — of Freelandville, Knox County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Brad — of Delaware County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Delaware County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Polk, C. H. — of Iron County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Iron County, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Charles (1788-1857) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., November 15, 1788. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1824; Governor of Delaware, 1827-30, 1836-37. Died in Milford, Kent County, Del., October 27, 1857 (age 68 years, 346 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Polk (1740-1795) and Mary (Manlove) Polk (1748-1823); married, September 4, 1811, to Mary Elizabeth Purnell (1796-1865); grandfather of Albert Fawcett Polk; third cousin once removed of James Knox Polk, Trusten Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin twice removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge, Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin thrice removed of Rufus King Polk (1866-1902) and Frank Lyon Polk.
  Political families: Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Daniel — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County, 1793-94. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, E. F. See Edwin Fitzhugh Polk
  Polk, Edwin — Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1853-55. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Edwin Fitzhugh (1888-1938) — also known as E. F. Polk — of Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tenn. Born in West Point, Clay County, Miss., August 18, 1888. Democrat. Optometrist; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., November 16, 1938 (age 50 years, 90 days). Interment at Polk Cemetery, Bolivar, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of William Wood Polk and Pattie (Wheelock) Polk; married, April 11, 1916, to Leale Wilson Roney (1898-1971); first cousin once removed of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; second cousin of Marshall Tate Polk and Tasker Polk; third cousin of Richard Tyler Polk; third cousin once removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); third cousin twice removed of Charles Polk and Elizabeth Polk Guest; third cousin thrice removed of Raymond R. Guest; fourth cousin of Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin once removed of Trusten Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Elizabeth Sturgis See Elizabeth Polk Guest
  Polk, Ephraim G. — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Ethel — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Frank Lyon (1871-1943) — also known as Frank L. Polk — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Corporation counsel, New York City, 1914-15; Counselor, U.S. State Department, 1915-19; Undersecretary of State, 1919-20; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1943 (age 71 years, 147 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Mecklenberg Polk (1844-1918) and Ida Ashe (Lyon) Polk (1845-1912); married, February 28, 1908, to Elizabeth Sturgis Potter (1886-1960); father of Elizabeth Sturgis Polk; grandfather of Raymond R. Guest; third great-grandson of Philemon Hawkins; first cousin once removed of Mary Adelaide Polk (1817-1863; who married George Davis); first cousin twice removed of William Dallas Polk Haywood; second cousin of Rufus King Polk; second cousin twice removed of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin of Paul Fletcher Faison; third cousin once removed of Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Polk (1788-1857); fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge.
  Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Franklin — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Candidate for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, George J. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Polk, Harry — of Williston, Williams County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Harry E. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, James — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Polk, James Gould (1896-1959) — also known as James G. Polk — of Highland, Highland County, Ohio. Born in Penn Township, Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1896. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1931-41, 1949-59; died in office 1959. Died in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1959 (age 62 years, 204 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Highland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
James K. Polk Polk, James Knox (1795-1849) — also known as James K. Polk; "Young Hickory"; "Napoleon of the Stump" — of Tennessee. Born in Pineville, Mecklenburg County, N.C., November 2, 1795. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1823-25; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1825-39 (6th District 1825-33, 9th District 1833-39); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1835-39; Governor of Tennessee, 1839-41; President of the United States, 1845-49. Presbyterian or Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cholera, in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., June 15, 1849 (age 53 years, 225 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Davidson County, Tenn.; reinterment in 1891 at Tennessee State Capitol Grounds, Nashville, Tenn.; cenotaph at Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Polk (1772-1827) and Jane Gracy (Knox) Polk (1776-1852); brother of William Hawkins Polk; married, January 1, 1824, to Sarah Childress (1803-1891; daughter of Joel Childress); nephew of Mary Ophelia Polk (1785-1835; who married Thomas Jones Hardeman); uncle of Marshall Tate Polk and Tasker Polk; first cousin once removed of Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; second cousin once removed of Mary Adelaide Polk (1817-1863; who married George Davis) and Richard Tyler Polk; second cousin twice removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); second cousin thrice removed of Elizabeth Polk Guest; second cousin four times removed of Raymond R. Guest; third cousin once removed of Charles Polk and Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin of Trusten Polk; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Fawcett Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Aaron V. Brown — John Charles Frémont
  Polk counties in Ark., Fla., Ga., Iowa, Minn., Mo., Neb., Ore., Tenn., Tex. and Wis. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: James Knox Polk HallJames P. LattaJames K. P. FennerJ. K. P. Marshall
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Tennessee Encyclopedia
  Books about James K. Polk: Sam W. Haynes, James K. Polk and the Expansionist Impulse — Paul H. Bergeron, The Presidency of James K. Polk — Thomas M. Leonard, James K. Polk : A Clear and Unquestionable Destiny — Eugene Irving McCormac, James K. Polk: A Political Biography to the Prelude to War 1795-1845 — Eugene Irving McCormac, James K. Polk: A Political Biography to the End of a Career 1845-1849 — Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History — John Seigenthaler, James K. Polk: 1845 - 1849
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Polk, John — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state legislative council from Sussex County, 1781-82. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, John C. — of Harford County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Harford County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, John R. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Polk, Joshua — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state legislative council from Sussex County, 1782-83. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Josiah F. — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Julia C. — of Coleman, Coleman County, Tex. Postmaster at Coleman, Tex., 1895. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Leonidas Lafayette (1837-1892) — of North Carolina. Born in Anson County, N.C., April 24, 1837. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1860; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1866; newspaper editor; North Carolina commissioner of agriculture, 1877-80; national president of the Farmers' Alliance. Baptist. Member, Grange. Founder of Polkton, N.C. Elected to the North Carolina Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1957. Died from a bladder hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., June 11, 1892 (age 55 years, 48 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Polk and Sereba Autry Polk; married 1857 to Sarah Pamela Gaddy.
  Epitaph: "Editor, orator, patriot, Christian. The friend of popular education and civil liberty."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, M. T. See Marshall Tate Polk
  Polk, Marshall Tate (1831-1884) — also known as M. T. Polk — of Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tenn. Born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., May 15, 1831. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1876; Tennessee state treasurer, 1877-83. Wounded at the Battle of Shiloh, during the Civil War, and lost a leg. In 1883, a $400,000 shortfall was was discovered in the state treasury. Polk fled to Texas, was arrested there, and brought back to Nashville for trial. Charged with embezzlement, he pleaded not guilty -- his lawyer argued he was only guilty of "default of pay" -- but was convicted, sentenced to twenty years in prison, and fined. Imprisonment was delayed pending his appeal, and he died in the meantime. Died in Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tenn., February 20, 1884 (age 52 years, 281 days). Interment at Polk Cemetery, Bolivar, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Marshall Tate Polk (1805-1831) and Laura Theresa (Wilson) Polk (1808-1848); married to Evelina McNeal Bills (1836-1926); nephew of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; first cousin of Tasker Polk; second cousin of Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin of Mary Adelaide Polk (1817-1863; who married George Davis) and Richard Tyler Polk; third cousin once removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); third cousin twice removed of Charles Polk and Elizabeth Polk Guest; third cousin thrice removed of Raymond R. Guest; fourth cousin of Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin once removed of Trusten Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Every one that loveth is born of God."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Myrtle A. — of Worcester County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Worcester County, 1951-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Norman E. — of Worcester County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Worcester County, 1958-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Polk, R. T. 'Top' See Richard Tyler Polk
  Polk, Richard Tyler (1869-1962) — also known as R. T. 'Top' Polk — of Killeen, Bell County, Tex. Born in Bell County, Tex., October 16, 1869. Republican. Postmaster at Killeen, Tex., 1898-1914, 1922-34 (acting, 1922). Died in Bell County, Tex., June 7, 1962 (age 92 years, 234 days). Interment at Killeen City Cemetery, Killeen, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Polk (1814-1897) and Elizabeth J. (Blackburn) Polk (1828-1906); married to Tillie Walling (1869-1958); second cousin once removed of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin of Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin once removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); third cousin twice removed of Charles Polk and Elizabeth Polk Guest; third cousin thrice removed of Raymond R. Guest; fourth cousin of Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin once removed of Trusten Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Rufus King (1866-1902) — also known as Rufus K. Polk — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Born in Columbia, Maury County, Tenn., August 23, 1866. Democrat. Chemist; iron manufacturer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1899-1902; died in office 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 5, 1902 (age 35 years, 194 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Danville, Pa.
  Presumably named for: Rufus King
  Relatives: Son of Lucius E. Polk (1833-1892; Confederate general) and Sally Moore (Polk) Polk (1844-1925); third great-grandson of Philemon Hawkins; first cousin twice removed of William Dallas Polk Haywood; second cousin of Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); second cousin once removed of Elizabeth Polk Guest; second cousin twice removed of James Knox Polk, William Hawkins Polk and Raymond R. Guest; third cousin of Paul Fletcher Faison; third cousin once removed of Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Polk; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Sylvanus W., Sr. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1946-47; resigned 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, Tasker (1861-1928) — of Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Born in Tennessee, March 24, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 16th District, 1915-16. Died in North Carolina, July 5, 1928 (age 67 years, 103 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Warrenton, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Hawkins Polk and Lucy Eugenia (Williams) Polk; married to Eliza Tannerhill Jones (1869-1939); nephew of James Knox Polk; first cousin of Marshall Tate Polk; second cousin of Edwin Fitzhugh Polk (1888-1938); third cousin of Richard Tyler Polk; third cousin once removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk; third cousin twice removed of Charles Polk and Elizabeth Polk Guest; third cousin thrice removed of Raymond R. Guest; fourth cousin of Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin once removed of Trusten Polk.
  Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, Top See Richard Tyler Polk
  Polk, Trusten (1811-1876) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born near Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., May 29, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 28th District, 1845-46; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1848; Governor of Missouri, 1857; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1857-62; expelled 1862; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Expelled from the U.S. Senate on January 10, 1862 over his support for secession. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 16, 1876 (age 64 years, 323 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Nutter Polk (1786-1835) and Lavenia (Causey) Polk (1791-1825); married, December 26, 1837, to Elizabeth Skinner; father of Anna Polk (1829-1902; who married William Frederick Causey); nephew of Peter Foster Causey; third cousin once removed of Charles Polk; fourth cousin of Joseph Maull, James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge, Marshall Tate Polk (1831-1884), Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk, Albert Fawcett Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Polk, Trusten — of Carroll County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Carroll County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, William — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state legislative council from Sussex County, 1776-77, 1778-82. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, William (1752-1812) — of Somerset County, Md. Born in 1752. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1797; member of Maryland state senate from Eastern Shore, 1801-02; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1806. Died in 1812 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Polk, William Hawkins (1815-1862) — of Tennessee. Born in Maury County, Tenn., May 24, 1815. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1842-45; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Two Sicilies, 1845-47; major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1851-53. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., December 16, 1862 (age 47 years, 206 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Polk (1772-1827) and Jane Gracy (Knox) Polk (1776-1852); brother of James Knox Polk; married to Lucy Eugenia Williams (1826-1906); father of Tasker Polk; nephew of Mary Ophelia Polk (1785-1835; who married Thomas Jones Hardeman); uncle of Marshall Tate Polk; first cousin once removed of Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; second cousin once removed of Mary Adelaide Polk (1817-1863; who married George Davis) and Richard Tyler Polk; second cousin twice removed of Rufus King Polk and Frank Lyon Polk (1871-1943); second cousin thrice removed of Elizabeth Polk Guest; second cousin four times removed of Raymond R. Guest; third cousin once removed of Charles Polk and Augustus Caesar Dodge; fourth cousin of Trusten Polk; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Fawcett Polk.
  Political families: Ashe-Polk family of North Carolina; Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Polk, William J. — of Harford County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Harford County, 1843-44. Burial location unknown.
  Polk, William N. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1824. Burial location unknown.


POLKABLA (Soundex P421) — See also KABLIK, LABLANC, LABLANCE, OPOLKA, POLK, POLKE, POLKEY, POLKOWITZ, PSCHOLKA, SABLAN, STACKABLE, SZABLA, TUCHOLKA, VOLKA.

  Polkabla, Steven T. — of Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif. Engineer; candidate for mayor of Pacific Grove, Calif., 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLKE (Soundex P420) — See also FOLKE, KOPEL, KOPPEL, KOPPELL, KOPPLE, OPOLKA, PAULK, PILCH, POLE, POLK, POLKABLA, POLKEY, POLKOWITZ.

  Polke, Charles — of Indiana. Delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816. Burial location unknown.
  Polke, William (c.1775-1843) — of Knox County, Ind. Born in Brooke County, Va. (now W.Va.), about 1775. Farmer; surveyor; member of Indiana territorial House of Representatives, 1814-15; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; member of Indiana state senate, 1816-21; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1822; probate judge in Indiana, 1829-31. Baptist. Swedish ancestry. Died in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., April 26, 1843 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.


POLKEY (Soundex P420) — See also GILKEY, HILKEY, MULKEY, OPOLKA, PALCI, PALKA, PALKO, PELKA, PELKEY, PELKY, POLK, POLKABLA, POLKE, POLKOWITZ, WILKEY.

  Polkey, Aaron — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


POLKOWITZ (Soundex P423) — See also BELKOWITZ, ELKOWITZ, HILLKOWITZ, KOLKOWSKI, KOPLOWITZ, OPOLKA, POLK, POLKABLA, POLKE, POLKEY, WALKOWIAK, WALKOWICZ, WOLKOW, WOLKOWITZ, ZIOLKOWSKI.

  Polkowitz, Jacob I. — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Acting postmaster at Perth Amboy, N.J., 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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