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POPE-ONWUKWE (Soundex P152)

  Pope-Onwukwe, Karren — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


POPEJOY (Soundex P120) — See also DEJOY, ESPEJO, LOVEJOY, PEJRIL, POPE, POPELKA, POPERNO.

  Popejoy, (need first name) — Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state senate 20th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Popejoy, E. G. — Socialist. Candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Popejoy, J. R. — of California, Moniteau County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Moniteau County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POPELKA (Soundex P142) — See also PELKA, PELKEY, PELKOFER, PELKY, POPE, POPEJOY, POPERNO, POPIOLEK, SPELKE.

  Popelka, Lorraine — of Forest Park, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Forest Park, Ill., 1999. Female. Still living as of 1999.


POPERNO (Soundex P165) — See also COPPERNOLL, ERNO, PAPERNO, PAPIERNO, PEPERONE, PERNO, PERNOD, PIPERNO, POPE, POPEJOY, POPELKA.

  Poperno, Solomon — Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1918. Burial location unknown.


POPHAM (Soundex P150) — See also CLEOPHAS, HARPHAM, LAPHAM, LUMPHAM, PHAM, TOPHAM, UPHAM, ZOPHAR.

  POPHAM: See also Ferdinand Butler Earhart
  Popham, R. G. — of Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Popham, William S. — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Scarsdale, N.Y., 1850-59. Burial location unknown.


POPIEL (Soundex P140) — See also COPIER, OPIE, OPIELA, PAPALE, PEPPEL, PIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPINO, POPIOLEK, SANTOPIETRO.

  Popiel, Arthur S. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1952; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Popiel, Joseph A. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.


POPIELARSKI (Soundex P146) — See also BOGLARSKI, COPIER, KIELAR, OPIE, OPIELA, POPIEL, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPINO, POPIOLEK, SANTOPIETRO.

  Popielarski, George S. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


POPIELAWSKI (Soundex P142) — See also BIELAWA, BIELAWIEC, BIELAWSKI, BLOGOSLAWSKI, BORAWSKI, COPIER, DELAWARE, DELAWARR, KURZAWSKI, LUKAWSKI, MURAWSKI, NICKLAWSKY, NOWAKAWSKI, OPIE, OPIELA, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPINO, POPIOLEK, POPLAWSKI, REDLAWSK, SANTOPIETRO, SIERAWSKI, WHITELAW.

  POPIELAWSKI: See also Theodore J. Wilk


POPIK (Soundex P120) — See also PAPIK, PAPKE, PEPUKAYI, PIKOP, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPINO, POPIOLEK, POPKE, POPRIK.

  Popik, Barry — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 2005. Still living as of 2005.


POPIL (Soundex P140) — See also KOPILOW, PAPALE, PEPPEL, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPINCHALK, POPINO, POPIOLEK, SKOPIL, THEOPILUS, TROPILA.

  Popil, Edward — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POPINCHALK (Soundex P152) — See also BABINCHACK, BABINCHAK, CHALK, CHALKER, CHALKLEY, CHOPIN, ESTOPINAL, GALLOPING, GIACOPINI, GOTTSCHALK, HOOPINGARNER, KINCHANT, MARSCHALK, OPIN, PINCHAM, PINCHBACK, PINCHOT, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINO, POPIOLEK, SCHALK, STRAINCHAMPS, TOPINKA, VANGOTTSCHALK.

  Popinchalk, Andrew — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POPINO (Soundex P150) — See also CHOPIN, ESTOPINAL, GALLOPING, GIACOPINI, HOOPINGARNER, OPIN, PAPINEAU, PAPPANO, PINO, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPIOLEK, POPPINO, TOPINKA.

  Popino, Frank — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 1st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.


POPIOLEK (Soundex P142) — See also BIOLETTI, BOLEK, CIOLEK, HOLEKAMP, IOLE, ORIOLE, PACHOLEK, PIOLLET, POPELKA, POPIEL, POPIELARSKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPIK, POPIL, POPINCHALK, POPINO, PRIOLEAU, ROLEK, VIOLET, VIOLETT, VIOLETTE, WOLEK.

  Popiolek, Joseph — of Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I. Republican. Candidate in primary for Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


POPKE (Soundex P120) — See also DOPKE, HOPKE, KNOPKE, PAPIK, PAPKE, PEPUKAYI, POPE, POPIK, POPKIN, ROPKE.

  Popke, Lita Masini — of Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.


POPKIN (Soundex P125) — See also HOPKIN, HOPKINS, HOPKINSON, PIPKIN, POPKE.

  POPKIN: See also Max David Steuer — Aron Leonard Steuer
  Popkin, Gary S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1994; Libertarian candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 2005. Still living as of 2005.


POPLAWSKI (Soundex P142) — See also BIELAWSKI, BLOGOSLAWSKI, BORAWSKI, COPLAN, COPLAND, KURZAWSKI, LUKAWSKI, MURAWSKI, NICKLAWSKY, NOWAKAWSKI, PLAWECKI, POPIELAWSKI, POPLIN, REDLAWSK, SIERAWSKI, SPLAWN.

  Poplawski, Zigmund — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 3rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POPLIN (Soundex P145) — See also COPLIN, JOPLIN, JOPLING, KOPLIN, KOPLINSKI, KROPLINSKI, PLIN, POLIN, POPLAWSKI.

  Poplin, Jane — of Pryor, Mayes County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.


POPOFF (Soundex P110) — See also LOPOPOLO, OSIPOFF, POFF, POFFENBARGER, POFFENBERGER, POPOVICH, POPOWSKI, RAPOPORT, RAPPOPORT, SPOFFORD.

  Popoff, Charles — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972, 1976; member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977. Still living as of 1977.


POPOVICH (Soundex P112) — See also DECHRAPOVITSKY, LOPOPOLO, POPOFF, POPOWSKI, POVICH, POVINELLI, RAPOPORT, RAPPOPORT, SCHEPOVICH, STEPOVICH.

  Popovich, Otto — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Popovich, Peter, Sr. — of Chisholm, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Popovich, Peter S. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POPOWSKI (Soundex P120) — See also LOPOPOLO, PAPSCOE, POPOFF, POPOVICH, PROKOPOW, RAPOPORT, RAPPOPORT.

  Popowski, Anthony J. — of Sayreville, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Sayreville, N.J., 1953-54; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Popowski, Jean M. — of Summerville, Dorchester County, S.C. Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


POPP (Soundex P100) — See also BOPP, PAPP, POP, POPE, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, ROPP, VANPOPPELEN.

  POPP: See also Clarence F. Graebner
  Popp, Hans A. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state senate 54th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Popp, Harold R. — of Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minn. Born near Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minn. Pharmacist; member of Minnesota state senate; elected 1958, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Popp, Jeanette — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 99th District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Popp, Thomas G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Popp, Thomas L. — of Allegany County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Allegany County, 1931-37. Burial location unknown.


POPPEN (Soundex P150) — See also COPPENS, HOPPENSTEDT, KOPPENDRAYER, OPPEN, OPPENBORN, OPPENHEIM, OPPENHEIMER, PAPAN, PAPEN, PAPPAN, PEPIN, PEPOON, PIPPEN, PIPPIN, POPP, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, POUPINE, PUPIN, SCHOPPENHORST, STOPPENBACH, TOPPEN, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppen, John — of Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County, 1926, 1928, 1930. Burial location unknown.


POPPER (Soundex P160) — See also PAPER, PEIPER, PEPPER, PIEPER, PIPER, PLOPPER, POPP, POPPEN, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, PROPPER, VANPOPPELEN.

  Popper, David Henry (b. 1912) — also known as David H. Popper — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 5, 1912. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, 1969-73; Chile, 1973-77. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Popper, Irene — of Absecon, Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Popper, William J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.


POPPINO (Soundex P150) — See also CHOPPING, COPPINGER, HOPPIN, HOPPING, KOPPIN, MCCOPPIN, PAPINEAU, PAPPANO, PINO, POPINO, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, TOPPIN, TOPPING, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppino, John I. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1837. Burial location unknown.


POPPITI (Soundex P130) — See also KUMPPITSCH, LIPPIT, LIPPITT, PITILLO, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, TIPPIT, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppiti, Michael A. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956, 1960; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Poppiti, Robert F. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1996. Still living as of 1996.


POPPLE (Soundex P140) — See also COPPLE, DOPPLER, HOPPLE, KOPPLE, KOPPLEMANN, PEOPLE, PEPPLE, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, VANPOPPELEN.

  Popple, Alexander W. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Dunkirk, N.Y., 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Popple, Phebe Jane — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Dunkirk, N.Y., 1877-80. Female. Burial location unknown.


POPPLER (Soundex P146) — See also COPPLE, DOPPLER, HOPPLE, KOPPLE, KOPPLEMANN, PLOPPER, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLETON, POPPS, POPPY, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppler, Doris Swords — of Montana. U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1990-93. Female. Still living as of 1993.


POPPLETON (Soundex P143) — See also APPLETON, COPPLE, DOPPLER, HOPPLE, KOPPLE, KOPPLEMANN, PLETTEN, PLETZ, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPS, POPPY, STAPLETON, TEMPLETON, TRIPLETT, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppleton, Andrew Jackson (1830-1896) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born July 24, 1830. Mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1858. Died September 24, 1896 (age 66 years, 62 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Poppleton, Earley Franklin (1834-1899) — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Richland County, Ohio, September 29, 1834. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1875-77. Died of consumption (tuberculosis), May 6, 1899 (age 64 years, 219 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Mary R. Miller (1850-1916).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


POPPS (Soundex P120) — See also COPPS, PAPPS, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPY, VANPOPPELEN.

  Popps, Peggy — of Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


POPPY (Soundex P100) — See also KOPPY, MOPPY, PAPA, PAPY, PEPPY, PIPPA, PIPPY, POEPOE, POPA, POPP, POPPEN, POPPER, POPPINO, POPPITI, POPPLE, POPPLER, POPPLETON, POPPS, PUPPIO, VANPOPPELEN.

  Poppy: See George Herbert Walker Bush


POPRIK (Soundex P162) — See also BISHOPRICK, KOPRIVA, KOPRIVER, POPIK, SOPRIS, SPRIK.

  Poprik, Patricia (born c.1949) — of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pa. Born about 1949. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


POPULISM (Soundex P142) — See also LISMAN, POPULIST, PULIA, PULIDO, PULIS, PULITI, PULITZER, TALISMAN.

  Populism, Intellectual Giant of: See William Vincent Allen


POPULIST (Soundex P142) — See also HOULISTON, LIST, POPULISM, PULIA, PULIDO, PULIS, PULITI, PULITZER.

  Populist of Wall Street: See Robert Ralph Young


POQUETTE (Soundex P230) — See also ARQUETTE, CHOQUETTE, DUCHOUQUETTE, DUQUETTE, ELOQUENT, JACQUETT, MARQUETTE, NIQUETTE, PAQUET, PAQUETTA, PAQUETTE, ROQUE, ROQUES.

  Poquette, Scott — of Milford, Oakland County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 44th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


PORATH (Soundex P630) — See also ACAMPORA, CAPORALE, FAVORAT, HORATIUS, LAVORATA, LAVORATO, MORATH, ONORATO, ORATOR, PORAZZI, PORPORA, PORTH, RATH.

  Porath, Peter J. — Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 18th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


PORAZZI (Soundex P620) — See also ACAMPORA, BRAZZELL, BRAZZLE, CAPORALE, DORAZIO, ORAZIO, PARISEAU, PARISI, PERASA, PERASSO, PERISSI, PERRIZO, PERRIZZO, PIROZZI, PIZARRO, PORATH, PORPORA, PORRAZZO, RAZZACK, SFERRAZZA.

  Porazzi, Michael — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORCARI (Soundex P626) — See also ARCARA, ARCARI, ARCARO, CARI, DORCAS, LLORCA, MARCARELLI, OVERCARSH, PARCHER, PARKER, PERCARPIO, PIRCHER, PORCARO, PORCH, PORCHAS, PORCHE, PORCHER, PORCINO, PREACHER, PURUCKER.

  Porcari, John — of Cheverly, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


PORCARO (Soundex P626) — See also ARCARA, ARCARI, ARCARO, CARO, DORCAS, LLORCA, MARCARELLI, OVERCARSH, PARCHER, PARKER, PERCARPIO, PIRCHER, PORCARI, PORCH, PORCHAS, PORCHE, PORCHER, PORCINO, PREACHER, PURUCKER.

  Porcaro, Frank W. — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porcaro, Joseph A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1952, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porcaro, Peter — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 81st District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


PORCH (Soundex P620) — See also BORCH, GORCH, PARK, PARKE, PERK, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCHAS, PORCHE, PORCHER, PORCINO, PORK.

  PORCH: See also Margaret Porch Hamilton — Otis Taft Locke — Edwin Porch Morrow
  Porch, Edwin Monroe (1852-1927) — also known as Edwin M. Porch — of Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, February 4, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888; agent for Standard Oil Company. Died April 18, 1927 (age 75 years, 73 days). Interment at Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Denton Porch (1817-1878) and Elizabeth Jane (Cox) Porch (1826-1868); married, December 1, 1869, to Mary Harreitt Gossett (1851-1909).
  Porch, John Vanneman (1806-1859) — also known as John V. Porch — of Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Gloucester County, N.J., March 12, 1806. Farmer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1853. English and Swiss ancestry. Died September 12, 1859 (age 53 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Porch (1781-1853) and Hannah (Fisler) Porch (1783-1823); married 1830 to Catherine Hartman.


PORCHAS (Soundex P622) — See also BORCHARD, BORCHARDT, CHAS, FEDORCHAK, KORCHAK, ORCHARD, PARKES, PARKESS, PARKS, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCH, PORCHE, PORCHER, PORCINO, PRAX, PROUX, PURCHASE, PURCHES.

  Porchas, Martin — of Somerton, Yuma County, Ariz. Mayor of Somerton, Ariz., 2013. Still living as of 2014.


PORCHE (Soundex P620) — See also COPHER, PARK, PARKE, PERK, POCHE, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCH, PORCHAS, PORCHER, PORCINO, PORK.

  Porche, I. E. — of Washington, Wilkes County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.


PORCHER (Soundex P626) — See also BORCHER, BORCHERDING, BORCHERDT, BORCHERS, BORCHERT, HORCHER, PARCHER, PARKER, PIRCHER, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCH, PORCHAS, PORCHE, PORCINO, PREACHER, PURUCKER.

  PORCHER: See also Peter Porcher Bonneau — Peter Charles Gaillard — Franklin Gaillard — William Porcher Miles — Thomas Porcher Stoney
  Porcher, Francis James (1821-1872) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., May 3, 1821. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 20, 1872 (age 50 years, 293 days). Interment at Unitarian Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Yonge Porcher (1789-1862) and Sarah Julia (Pelot) Porcher (1792-1847); married to Abby Louisa Gilmore (1820-1883); second cousin of William Porcher Miles; fourth cousin of Peter Charles Gaillard, Peter Porcher Bonneau (1814-1871), Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney.
  Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Porcher, Wilmot D. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from South Carolina, 1896. Burial location unknown.


PORCINO (Soundex P625) — See also CINO, FORCIER, FURCINITE, JURCINSIN, MARCIN, MARCINE, MARCINKIEWICZ, MARCINKOWSKI, PERSIANI, POCINO, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCH, PORCHAS, PORCHE, PORCHER.

  Porcino, Peter R. — of Ardsley, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Ardsley, N.Y.. Still living as of 2015.


PORDUM (Soundex P635) — See also GORDUS, MORDUE, MORDUFF, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDUM.

  Pordum, Francis John — also known as Francis J. Pordum — of Lake View, Erie County, N.Y.; Blasdell, Erie County, N.Y.; Derby, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly 146th District, 1983-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988, 1996; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


PORE (Soundex P600) — See also BORE, FORE, GORE, LEPORE, PARE, PERO, POOR, POORE, POPE, POREE, PORELL, PORES, PORR, PORTE, POYER, PURR, SPORE, SPORER.

  Pore, Harry R. — of Monessen, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.


POREE (Soundex P600) — See also FOREE, GOREE, LEPORE, PERO, POORE, PORE, PORELL, PORES, PORRY, POWRIE, PREE, PURI, SPORE, SPORER.

  Poree, Frank — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 20th District, 1920, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.


PORELL (Soundex P640) — See also FORELL, GORELL, LEPORE, LOOPER, LOPER, OPLER, PAROLE, PEELOR, PERRILL, POLLER, POOLER, PORE, POREE, PORES, PORTELL, RELL, SPORE, SPORER.

  Porell, Ernest O. — of Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1940; mayor of Westbrook, Maine; elected 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORES (Soundex P620) — See also GORES, LEPORE, PERES, PIRES, POOSER, PORE, POREE, PORELL, PORGES, PRES, ROPES, SOPER, SPERO, SPORE, SPORER, SROPE, VORES.

  Pores, Leonard W. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


PORFIRIO (Soundex P616) — See also ALIRIO, IRION, PRIEFER, PROFFER, TURFIRE, ZAFFIRINI.

  PORFIRIO: See also Porfirio Benavides — Solomon Porfirio Ortiz


PORGES (Soundex P622) — See also BORGES, BORGESS, DESTORGES, GEORGES, GEORGESON, GOSPER, PORES, PRIEGUEZ, TORGESON, WORGESS.

  Porges, Barbara — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Female. Burial location unknown.


PORIER (Soundex P660) — See also CHIAPPORI, CORIERI, DELORIER, EMPORIA, MORIER, PARER, PERRIER, POIRER, POIRIER, PORITZ, PORTER, PURYEAR, SAPORITO, SORIERO, TEMPORITI.

  Porier, Anne — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1979. Female. Still living as of 1979.


PORITZ (Soundex P632) — See also BORITZKI, CHIAPPORI, EMPORIA, MORITZ, PERITZ, PORIER, PRITZ, PURITZ, RITZ, SAPORITO, TEMPORITI.

  Poritz, Deborah T. (b. 1936) — Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 26, 1936. Lawyer; chief counsel to Gov. Thomas H. Kean, 1989-90; New Jersey state attorney general, 1994-96; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1996-2006. Female. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article


PORK (Soundex P620) — See also BORK, KROPP, PARK, PARKE, PERK, PORCH, PORCHE, PORR, SPORKIN.

  Pork, King of: See Quentin Northrop Burdick — John Patrick Murtha, Jr.
  Pork, The King of: See Tom Bevill


POROSKY (Soundex P620) — See also CEROSKY, PETROSKY, PROSKY, ZABROSKY.

  Porosky, Jill — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


PORPIGLIA (Soundex P612) — See also KORPI, KORPITA, PORPORA.

  Porpiglia, Joseph — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


PORPORA (Soundex P616) — See also ACAMPORA, CAPORALE, PARKERORPORTER, PERPER, PORATH, PORAZZI, PORPIGLIA, PROPER, PROPPER, PURPUR, VANDERPORTEN.

  Porpora, Charles — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


PORR (Soundex P600) — See also DEPORRE, GORR, PARR, PERR, POOR, POORE, PORE, PORK, PORRAS, PORRAZZO, PORRECA, PORRITT, PORRY, POYER, PRO, PURR, ROOP, ROPP.

  Porr, A. L. — of Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Neb. Democrat. Chair of Pawnee County Democratic Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porr, Edwin — of Parks, Coconino County, Ariz. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 1st District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Porr, Ethelda M. — of Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORRAS (Soundex P620) — See also BORRAS, BORRASSO, DEPORRE, HORRAS, PERRAS, PORR, PORRAZZO, PORRECA, PORRITT, PORRY, TORRAS.

  Porras, Mario — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


PORRAZZO (Soundex P620) — See also BARRAZA, BRAZZELL, BRAZZLE, DEPORRE, ESCARRAZ, LARRAZOLO, PARISEAU, PARISI, PERASA, PERASSO, PERISSI, PERRIZO, PERRIZZO, PIROZZI, PORAZZI, PORR, PORRAS, PORRECA, PORRITT, PORRY, RAPOZO, RAZZACK, SFERRAZZA, TERRAZAS, URRAZA.

  Porrazzo, Michael A. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORRECA (Soundex P620) — See also BARRECA, DEPORRE, DERRECK, ERRECA, GARRECHT, LAGRECA, PECORA, PERRUCCI, PERRUCCIO, PORR, PORRAS, PORRAZZO, PORRITT, PORRY, RECA, SCORECARD, SPRECACE, TRECARTIN, TURECAMO, VERRECCHIA.

  Porreca, Marilyn — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Porreca, Paul R. — Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate District 1, 1971. Still living as of 1971.


PORRITT (Soundex P630) — See also DEPORRE, DORRITY, PERRITT, PORR, PORRAS, PORRAZZO, PORRECA, PORRY, RITT.

  Porritt, Charles Smith (1904-1969) — also known as Charles S. Porritt — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Michigan, August 20, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1939-41; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940. English ancestry. Died in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., November 18, 1969 (age 65 years, 90 days). Interment at Perry Mount Park Cemetery, Pontiac, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin J. Porritt (1870-1940) and Mabel Eldora (Smith) Porritt (1870-1948); married to Elizabeth Mary Sawyer (1904-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


PORRY (Soundex P600) — See also DEPORRE, FORRY, PARRY, PERRY, POREE, PORR, PORRAS, PORRAZZO, PORRECA, PORRITT, POWRIE, PURI.

  PORRY: See also John Porry Murray


PORSTER (Soundex P623) — See also FARSTER, FERSTER, FOERSTER, FORSTER, GERSTER, HERSTER, MARSTERS, PORTER, POSTER, PRESTERA, PRIESTER, RSTER, SCHOEPHOERSTER, WORSTER, WURSTER.

  Porster, Amy — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Workers League candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Porster, Barry — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Workers League candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


PORT (Soundex P630) — See also ALLPORT, BORT, FORT, GORT, LAMPORT, NEWPORT, PERT, PORTA, PORTAGE, PORTE, PORTELA, PORTELL, PORTELLI, PORTEN, PORTEOUS, PORTER, PORTERIE, PORTEUS, PORTH, PORTIA, PORTIS, PORTIUS, PORTLAND, PORTLOCK, PORTMAN, PORTMANN, PORTO, PORTS, PORTUGAL, PORTUS, PORTWOOD, RAPAPORT, RAPOPORT, RAPPORT, SPORT, TROOP, TROPP.

  PORT: See also Matthew Joseph Merritt
  Port, Alan J. — of Illinois. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1990; New Alliance candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Port, Alexander — of Huntingdon County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Huntingdon County, 1877-78, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Port, Edmund — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Port, Fred — of Shields, Grant County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Port, May D. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Port, Richard — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1980, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Hawaii, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


PORTA (Soundex P630) — See also PARROTT, PARTEE, PARTY, PORT, PORTAGE, PORTALATIN, PORTANOVA, PORTE, PORTH, PORTIA, PORTO, PRATO, PUERTO, SASPORTAS.

  Porta, Chester A. — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Mayor of Hopkinsville, Ky., 1954-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORTAGE (Soundex P632) — See also BERTAGNA, CARTAGENA, DARTAGNAN, MURTAGH, OSTERTAG, PORT, PORTA, PORTALATIN, PORTANOVA, SASPORTAS, TAGE, TARTAGLIA, TARTAGLIONE.

  PORTAGE: See also James Bowdoin


PORTALATIN (Soundex P634) — See also ARTALEJO, BARTALINI, CALATI, DEGALLATIN, GALATIAN, GALATIS, GALLATIN, LATIN, LATINA, PORTA, PORTAGE, PORTANOVA, SALATI, SASPORTAS, SHORTAL, UBERTALLI.

  Portalatin, Maria — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


PORTANOVA (Soundex P635) — See also BERTANI, BERTANZETTI, CASANOVA, CASSANOVA, CVITANOVICH, DARTANIAN, IVANOVA, KORTAN, MCCARTAN, PORTA, PORTAGE, PORTALATIN, ROCCANOVA, SASPORTAS, SESTANOVICH, TERRANOVA, VILLANOVA, VONDERTANN, WIRTANEN.

  Portanova, August J. — of Purchase, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Purchase, N.Y., 1936-65 (acting, 1936-37). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Portanova, John J. — of Purchase, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Purchase, N.Y., 1966-80 (acting, 1966-67). Still living as of 1980.
  Portanova, Joseph S. — of Purchase, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Purchase, N.Y., 1933-36 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.


PORTE (Soundex P630) — See also DELAPORTE, FORTE, LAPORTE, LEPORTE, PEROT, PERROT, PERROTT, PETRO, PONTE, PORE, PORT, PORTA, PORTELA, PORTELL, PORTELLI, PORTEN, PORTEOUS, PORTER, PORTERIE, PORTEUS, PORTH, PORTO, POTTER, TOPPER, TROPE.

  Porte, Joseph J. — of New York. American Labor candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1947 (2nd District), 1948 (10th District), 1950 (10th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PORTELA (Soundex P634) — See also BARTELA, BORTELL, CASTELAN, CHATELAIN, CORTELL, CORTELYOU, ESTELA, KOSTELAC, LAPORTE, LOPRATE, MARTELAO, ORTELLI, PARTELLO, PARTELOW, PORT, PORTE, PORTELL, PORTELLI, SHORTELL, SLETTELAND, SORTELL, TELA, TELANO, WENTELA, WHITELAW.

  PORTELA: See also Carlos A. Giménez — Avelino Portela Rolán
  Portela, John — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Portela, Thomas J. — of Merrick, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


PORTELA-ROLAN (Soundex P634)

  Portela Rolán, Avelino — of Vieques, Vieques Municipio, Puerto Rico. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Vieques, P.R., 1906-21. Burial location unknown.


PORTELL (Soundex P634) — See also BORTELL, CORTELL, CORTELYOU, ORTELLI, ORTLEPP, PETROL, PORELL, PORT, PORTE, PORTELA, PORTELLI, PURTELL, PURTILL, SHORTELL, SORTELL, TELL.

  Portell, Clyde F. — of Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ste. Genevieve County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.


PORTELLI (Soundex P634) — See also BORTELL, CORTELL, CORTELYOU, ORTELLI, PARTELLO, PARTELOW, PETRILLO, PORT, PORTE, PORTELA, PORTELL, SHORTELL, SORTELL.

  Portelli, Frank J. — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Norwich, N.Y., 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Portelli, Joseph M. — of East Detroit (now Eastpointe), Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 73rd District, 1978; mayor of East Detroit, Mich., 1985-87; defeated, 1983, 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Portelli, Theresa — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Green. Candidate for mayor of Albany, N.Y., 2013. Female. Still living as of 2013.


PORTEN (Soundex P635) — See also FORTEN, FORTENBAUGH, FORTENBERRY, HORTENSTINE, MORTEN, MORTENSEN, MORTENSON, ORTEN, PARTAIN, PARTEN, PARTHENIA, PARTIN, PARTNOW, PARTON, POORTENGA, PORT, PORTE, PORTER, PROTAN, PROTIN, PURITON, SCHORTEN, SHORTEN, VANDERPORTEN, WORTENDYKE.

  Porten, Matt — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Porten, Paula L. — of North Andover, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourteenth Essex District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.


PORTEOUS (Soundex P632) — See also GEORGEOUS, PORT, PORTE, PORTEUS, PORTIS, PORTIUS, PORTUS.

  PORTEOUS: See also Henry Porteous Alexander
  Porteous, Dave See David L. Porteous
  Porteous, David L. (b. 1952) — also known as Dave Porteous — of Reed City, Osceola County, Mich. Born in Reed City, Osceola County, Mich., October 30, 1952. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992, 2000; member of Michigan State University board of trustees; appointed 1996; defeated, 1996; elected 1998. Still living as of 2000.
  Porteous, James G. — of Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Porteous, James H. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Porteous, John F. — of South Carolina. U.S. Consul in Oporto, 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Porteous, L. Robert, Jr. — of Falmouth Foreside, Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Porteous, Robert, Jr. See L. Robert Porteous, Jr.


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