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POTTER (Soundex P360) — See also MCPOTTER, OTTER, PATTIER, PEROT, PERROT, PERROTT, PETER, PETRO, PETTER, PIOTER, PITTARE, PORTE, POTHIER, POTT, POTTEIGER, POTTENGER, POTTERTON, PROTTER, ROTTER, SPOTTEDCROW, SPOTTEDEAGLE, TOPPER, TROPE.

  POTTER: See also Jacob D. Babcock — George Tilden Brown — William Potter Buffum — Frank Potter Coburn — George Potter Darrow — William Cornelius Dixon — George Howard Earle III — Elizabeth Polk Guest — James Henry Gunn — Robert Potter Hill — Potter P. Howard — William Potter Johnson — Velda Jones-Potter — James Ellingwood Marrett — William Stephen McConnell — Arthur E. Pascoe — James Pendleton — Luke Potter Poland — Frank Lyon Polk — Mary Potter Sharp — William Sprague — Potter Stewart — John Potter Stockton — Paris Roscoe Vanover, Sr. — Joseph Walker Wear — Jean Westwood
  Potter, (need first name) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, (need first name) — Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, A. A. — of Crawford County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, A. A. — of Portage, Columbia County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Aaron E. — of Walworth County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Albert E. — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Allen (1818-1885) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Galway, Saratoga County, N.Y., October 2, 1818. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1857-58; U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1872; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1884. Died in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., May 8, 1885 (age 66 years, 218 days). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Andrew B. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1961-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Potter, Anna Bates (d. 1912) — of Kansas. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Independent candidate for mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1893. Female. Died March 27, 1912. Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  Potter, Asa — of South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1851-54. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, B. S. — of Washington County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Washington County; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, B. T. — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Postmaster at Baker City, Ore., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Benjamin F. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1860. Burial location unknown.
Betty Potter Potter, Betty (born c.1906) — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1906. Democrat. Mayor of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., 1957. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Leroy Potter (1907?-?).
  Image source: New York Times, March 20, 1957
  Potter, Bob — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Potter, Bonnie — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Potter, Bruce See M. Bruce Potter
  Potter, Burton D. (1864-1932) — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., October 24, 1864. Democrat. Market gardener; first selectman of Hamden, Connecticut, 1904; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1911-14. Died December 25, 1932 (age 68 years, 62 days). Interment at Fair Haven Union Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Burton W. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, C. A. — of Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Danielson, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, C. E. — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 24th District, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, C. L. — of Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1888; member of Texas state senate 4th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Calvin — of Sheboygan County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly 59th District; elected 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Potter, Catharine C. — of Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio. Postmaster at Worthington, Ohio, 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
Charles E. Potter Potter, Charles Edward (1916-1979) — also known as Charles E. Potter — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich., October 30, 1916. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1947-52; resigned 1952; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1952-59; defeated, 1958. Methodist. Member, Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets. Wounded in World War II, and lost his legs. Died in Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., November 23, 1979 (age 63 years, 24 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Potter, Charles H. — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Charles N. (d. 1927) — Justice of Wyoming state supreme court, 1926-27; died in office 1927. Died December 20, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Charles S. (born c.1818) — of Nevada. Born in Schenectady County, N.Y., about 1818. Delegate to Nevada state constitutional convention, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Clarkson Nott (1825-1882) — also known as Clarkson N. Potter — of New York. Born in New York, 1825. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1869-75, 1877-79 (10th District 1869-73, 11th District 1873-75, 12th District 1877-79). Died in 1882 (age about 57 years). Interment at Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Curtis See L. Curtis Potter
  Potter, Cyrus W. — of Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, David — of Cumberland County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Cumberland County, 1787. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, David S. — of Thomaston, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Thomaston, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Dean L. — of South Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Mayor of South Milwaukee, Wis., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Del M. — of Clifton, Greenlee County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Delcour S. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 2nd District, 1880-82. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Dexter B. — of Coventry, Kent County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Don See S. Don Potter
  Potter, Donald H. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury; elected 1942; first selectman of Glastonbury, Connecticut, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, E. D., Jr. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Earl — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996 (delegation chair). Still living as of 1996.
  Potter, Edward K. — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Alpena, Mich., 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Edwin W. (born c.1834) — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., about 1834. Democrat. Market gardener; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1874, 1901-02; defeated, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Elam O. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1822, 1824, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Eli — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1834-36; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Elisha — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Voluntown, 1834, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Elisha Reynolds (1764-1835) — also known as Elisha R. Potter — of South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in Little Rest (now part of Kingston), Washington County, R.I., November 5, 1764. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Rhode Island house of deputies, 1793-96; Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1795-97; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, 1796-97, 1809-15 (at-large 1796-97, 2nd District 1809-11, at-large 1811-15); member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1798-1808, 1816-17, 1819-35; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1802, 1806-09; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1818. Died in South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., September 26, 1835 (age 70 years, 325 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Washington County, R.I.
  Relatives: Father of Elisha Reynolds Potter (1811-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Elisha Reynolds (1811-1882) — of Rhode Island. Born in Little Rest (now part of Kingston), Washington County, R.I., June 20, 1811. Adjutant General of Rhode Island, 1835-36; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1838-40; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1843-45; defeated, 1844; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1847-52, 1861-63; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1868-82; died in office 1882. Died in Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., April 10, 1882 (age 70 years, 294 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Washington County, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Reynolds Potter (1764-1835).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Ellis S. — of Crete, Saline County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Crete, Neb., 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Elmer C. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Second Worcester District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Emery D. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Emery Davis (1804-1896) — also known as Emery D. Potter — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 7, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1834-43; postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1836-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1846-49; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1848-50; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1857; member of Ohio state senate, 1874-76. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 12, 1896 (age 91 years, 128 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Frances D. — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frank A. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County (1st), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frank B. — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frank B. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1945, 1947-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frank E. — of Portland, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Portland, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frank P. — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Columbia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Franklin — of Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Windsor, Connecticut, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Fred H. — of Michigan. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Fred N. — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Michigan. Republican. Postmaster at Alpena, Mich., 1906-14. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Fred W. — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frederick — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Frederick — of Hazlet, Monmouth County, N.J.; Point Pleasant, Ocean County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Potter, Frederick E. — Democrat. Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, George — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, George A. — of Thomaston, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Thomaston, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, George F. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 13th District, 1868-69; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, H. C. — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, H. E. See Harry Evans Potter
  Potter, Hamilton See J. Hamilton Potter
Hamilton F. Potter Potter, Hamilton Fish (1901-1978) — also known as Hamilton F. Potter — of Smithtown Branch, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., July 29, 1901. Republican. Accountant; member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1929-36; Presidential Elector for New York, 1972. Died in 1978 (age about 76 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Potter, Harmon S. — of Marion, Wayne County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Harold — of Chandler, Lincoln County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Still living as of 1960.
  Potter, Harry Evans (1876-1945) — also known as H. E. Potter — of Fairbury, Jefferson County, Neb. Born in Richland County, Ill., February 21, 1876. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924, 1928, 1932. Died February 27, 1945 (age 69 years, 6 days). Interment at Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin F. Potter (1829-1907) and Rebecca Jane (Neal) Potter (1832-1922); married, June 6, 1906, to Nina Case (1883-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Harry F. — of Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 22nd District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Potter, Harry W. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury, 1908, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Henry (1766-1857) — Born in Mecklenburg County, Va., January 5, 1766. Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 5th Circuit, 1801-02; U.S. District Judge for the Albemarle, Cape Fear & Pamptico Districts of North Carolina, 1802-57; died in office 1857. Died in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., December 20, 1857 (age 91 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Potter, Henry — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford, 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Henry A. — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Henry A. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Glastonbury, Connecticut, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Henry C. — of Michigan. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Henry Cardwell (1822-1902) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 28, 1822. Republican. Commission merchant; coffee importer; Consul for Nicaragua in Philadelphia, Pa., 1875-96; Vice-Consul for Costa Rica in Philadelphia, Pa., 1899-1901. English ancestry. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 6, 1902 (age 80 years, 6 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Potter (1784-1833) and Harriet (Cardwell) Potter (1786-1863); married 1852 to Amanda Inskeep Moore (1827-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Henry J. (b. 1850) — of East Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn. Born in West Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., September 15, 1850. Republican. School teacher and principal; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodstock, 1903-04; member of Connecticut state senate 28th District, 1907-08. Member, Odd Fellows; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen L. Potter and Sarah C. (Morse) Potter; married, February 17, 1898, to Alice C. Chandler.
  Potter, Henry O. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Hiram, Jr. — of North Carolina. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Howard C. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 20th District, 1943-44; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Hubert F. — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Haven; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Hugh K. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Republican. Postmaster at Helena, Mont., 1959-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Potter, I. Lee — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Republican. Virginia Republican state chair, 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960, 1964 (alternate). Still living as of 1964.
  Potter, Isaac M. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1884; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. A. — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. F. — of North Bridgton, Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at North Bridgton, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. Hamilton — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. S. — of Massachusetts. U.S. Consul in Crefeld, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, J. W. — of Clearfield County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Clearfield County, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Jack D. — of Rhode Island. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Potter, James — of Conwayboro, Horry District (now Conway, Horry County), S.C. Whig. Postmaster at Conwayboro, S.C., 1843-52. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, James — of Cotopaxi, Fremont County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Potter, James G. — Libertarian. Candidate for Delaware state senate 5th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Potter, James H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1900, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, James Tracy — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives First Berkshire District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, James W. — of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa. Burgess of Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1923, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1743. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Republican. Postmaster at Helena, Mont., 1865-69. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Republican. Postmaster at Colorado Springs, Colo., 1871-79. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1895-96, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John C. (1862-1933) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in 1862. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Died June 16, 1933 (age about 70 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Mich.
  Potter, John Fox (1817-1899) — also known as John F. Potter — of East Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Born in Maine, 1817. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1856 (member, Platform Committee); U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1857-63. Died in 1899 (age about 82 years). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, East Troy, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, John M. — of Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964, 1972 (alternate). Still living as of 1972.
  Potter, John T. — of Sturgis, Meade County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 40th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John W. — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Rock Island, Ill., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, John W. (d. 1998) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1961-67; defeated, 1967. Died in 1998. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Joseph — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1797-98, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Joseph (1820-1902) — Born in Easton, Washington County, N.Y., November 17, 1820. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1872-91. Died in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., March 30, 1902 (age 81 years, 133 days). Interment at Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Potter and Anne (Austin) Potter; married to Catharine Boies (1822-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Joseph — of New York. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Joseph — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Joseph F. — U.S. Consul in Crefeld, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Julian (b. 1868) — Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., August 10, 1868. U.S. Consul in Nassau, 1903-11. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Kennedy L. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924; Michigan Republican state chair, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Kennett F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Piedras Negras, as of 1927; Tokyo, as of 1929; Bangkok, as of 1932; U.S. Consul in Prague, as of 1938; Havana, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Kevin C. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1991-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Potter, L. Curtis — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Royal Oak, Mich., 1963-69. Still living as of 1969.
L. E. Potter Potter, L. E. (b. 1858) — of Springfield, Brown County, Minn. Born in Wisconsin, 1858. Farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 14th District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Potter, L. F. — of Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1904 (alternate), 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mrs. L. F. — of Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Lawrence W. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 6th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Lee See I. Lee Potter
  Potter, Leroy — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Automobile dealer; mayor of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Betty Potter (1906?-?).
  Potter, Levi — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Linda J. — of Bastrop, Bastrop County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Potter, Lodie — of Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Auburn, Ind.; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Lovett Richard (1892-1930) — also known as Lovett R. Potter — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Screven County, Ga., February 29, 1892. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Savannah, Ga., 1929. Died, from pulmonary tuberculosis, in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., May 9, 1930 (age 38 years, 0 days). Interment at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Potter, M. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, M. Bruce — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mamie — of Shafter, Kern County, Calif. Postmaster at Shafter, Calif., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mark — of Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mark W. — of New York. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 20th District, 1915; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1920-25. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mary Pratt — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Mathewson W. (born c.1862) — of Deep River, Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., about 1862. Republican. Manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (alternate), 1900; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Saybrook, 1893-94; defeated, 1910; member of Connecticut state senate 34th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Merle — of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Miles I. — of Pennsylvania. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 17th District, 1921-29. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Nathan D. — of Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Coventry, Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Nathan S. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Washtenaw County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Nathaniel — of Caroline County, Md. Delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1776. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Nathaniel — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1811-12, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, O. G. — of Clovis, Curry County, N.M. Mayor of Clovis, N.M., 1954-56. Still living as of 1956.
  Potter, O. O. — of Crawford County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Orlando B. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Potter, Orlando Brunson (1823-1894) — also known as Orlando B. Potter — of New York. Born in Charlemont, Franklin County, Mass., March 10, 1823. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1883-85; defeated (Tammany Hall Democratic), 1878. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 2, 1894 (age 70 years, 298 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Rice) Potter (1792-1865) and Samuel Potter (1794-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Osbert — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1993-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Potter, Oscar F. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Paraclite — Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Pat — of Nevada. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Potter, Platt — of New York. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery and Hamilton counties, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, R. K. — of Elm Creek, Buffalo County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, R. L. D. See Robert Lewis Dorr Potter
  Potter, R. Wilbur — of Milan, Coos County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Milan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Ralph H. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Robert (c.1800-1842) — of Oxford, Granville County, N.C. Born near Williamsboro, Vance County, N.C., about 1800. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1828, 1834; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1829-31; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Nacogdoches, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; Texas Republic Secretary of the Navy, 1836; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Red River and Fannin, 1840-42; died in office 1842. Resigned from the U.S. Congress in 1831 after maiming two men in a jealous rage; convicted, and sentenced to six months in prison. Expelled in 1834 from the North Carolina House for cheating at cards. Shot and killed by members of an opposing faction who surrounded his home, in Harrison County (part now in Marion County), Tex., March 2, 1842 (age about 42 years). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Marion County, Tex.; reinterment in 1928 at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Potter County, Tex. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Robert A. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Robert L. — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Burgess of Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Robert Lewis Dorr (1833-1893) — also known as R. L. D. Potter — of Berlin, Green Lake County, Wis. Born in New York, February 5, 1833. Lawyer; mayor of Berlin, Wis., 1893; died in office 1893. Died November 2, 1893 (age 60 years, 270 days). Interment at Wautoma Union Cemetery, Wautoma, Wis.
  Relatives: Married to Emeline Bingham (1835-1904).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Potter, Roy — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Russell — of Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Port Jervis, N.Y., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Potter, S. Don (b. 1928) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 15, 1928. Republican. Journalist; radio and television news director; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1965-66; defeated in primary, 1966. Presbyterian. Still living as of 1966.
S. L. Potter Potter, S. L. (b. 1858) — of Butler, Day County, S.Dak.; Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Howard County, Iowa, March 1, 1858. Republican. Postmaster; grain dealer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Potter, Samuel John (1753-1804) — also known as Samuel J. Potter — of South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, 1753. Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1790-99; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1792, 1796; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1799, 1800-03; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1803-04; died in office 1804. Died in 1804 (age about 51 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Sigmund S. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Southard — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Stephen — of Coventry, Kent County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1778-79. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Stephen — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Stephen M. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, T. A. See Truman A. Potter
  Potter, T. J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, T. M. — of Peabody, Marion County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Tertius D. — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Thomas B. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Thomas E. (b. 1933) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 20, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1967-74; defeated, 1964 (Kanawha County), 1974 (17th District); West Virginia Republican state chair, 1968-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972 (delegation chair). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Rotary. Still living as of 1975.
  Relatives: Son of Dorothy (Studebaker) Potter.
  Potter, Thomas J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Tom — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 26th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Potter, Tom — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 2005-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Potter, Townsend J. — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 1st District, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Tracy — of Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1980, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Potter, Truman A. (1871-1931) — also known as T. A. Potter — of Britt, Hancock County, Iowa; Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Lawler, Chickasaw County, Iowa, February, 1871. Republican. Real estate business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Killed in a fire which destroyed his home, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, March 6, 1931 (age 60 years, 0 days). Interment somewhere in Waucoma, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Addison Potter (1841-1887) and Ann Louisa (Seeber) Potter (1845-1915); married, February 10, 1892, to Lotta Schriver.
  Potter, W. E. — of New Jersey. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, W. E. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1870, 1876, 1883-84 (District 13 1870, District 1 1876, 1883-84). Burial location unknown.
  Potter, W. N. — of Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, W. O. — of Illinois. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1922-26. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Waldo M. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1861-66. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Walter F. — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Haven; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, Wilbur See R. Wilbur Potter
  Potter, William — of Caroline County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Caroline County, 1797-99, 1804, 1812-14, 1825-27; member of Maryland state executive council, 1816, 1831-33. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William (1852-1926) — of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1852. Lawyer; president, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia; U.S. Minister to Italy, 1892-94; City candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1907. Died in 1926 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Potter and Adaline (Coleman) Potter.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Potter, William — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William Everett (1905-1988) — Born July 17, 1905. Governor of Panama Canal Zone, 1956-60. Died December 5, 1988 (age 83 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William H. — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William H. — of Morgan County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William H. — of Michigan. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William H. — of Spencer, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Worcester District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William Hubley (b. 1864) — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 23, 1864. Rancher; bookkeeper; U.S. Consular Agent in SAINT Georges, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William Knight — also known as William K. Potter — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William N. — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. First selectman of Windham, Connecticut, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William O. — of Marion, Williamson County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Potter, William S. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Centerville, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1944, 1956, 1960, 1968; member of Democratic National Committee from Delaware, 1963-68. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
William W. Potter Potter, William W. (1869-1940) — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Born in Maple Grove Township, Barry County, Mich., August 1, 1869. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1899-1900; Barry County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-12; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1924; Michigan state attorney general, 1927-28; resigned 1928; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928-40; appointed 1928; died in office 1940; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1935. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died, following an automobile accident, July 21, 1940 (age 70 years, 355 days). Interment at Wilcox Cemetery, Maple Grove Township, Barry County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lucien B. Potter and Clarinda L. Potter; married to Margaret D. Richardson.
  Cross-reference: Glenn S. Allen, Jr.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Potter, William Wilson (1792-1839) — also known as William W. Potter — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Born in Potters Mills, Centre County, Pa., December 18, 1792. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1837-39; died in office 1839. Died in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa., October 28, 1839 (age 46 years, 314 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Bellefonte, Pa.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter, Zabdiel W. — of Caroline County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Caroline County, 1839, 1843-44; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1849-51. Burial location unknown.


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