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Powell-diago to Powerhouse

POWELL-DIAGO (Soundex P432) — See also DIAGO, POWELL.

  Powell Diago, Adam Clayton See Adam Clayton Powell IV


POWELL-JOBS (Soundex P421)

  Powell-Jobs, Laurene — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


POWELS (Soundex P420) — See also HOFFPOWER, MUMPOWER, POWE, POWEL, POWELL, POWER, POWERHOUSE, POWERS, POWLESS.

  Powels, Joseph — of Cavalier County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Cavalier County, 1889. Burial location unknown.


POWER (Soundex P600) — See also BOWER, GOWER, HOFFPOWER, MUMPOWER, PAWAR, PERROW, POWE, POWEL, POWELL, POWELS, POWERHOUSE, POWERS, POYER, PREWO, ROWER.

  POWER: See also Julian Power Alexander — Robert William Baker — Power W. Bethea — John Brown — Power T. Gamble — Tobias Lawrence Hogeboom — John Power Knowles — John A. McLaughlin — Joseph M. Reilly — Errett Power Scrivner
  Power, Allen See E. Allen Power
  Power, Arthur D. — of Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Michigan Prohibition Party state chair, 1887; member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Calvin B. — of Pennsylvania. Single Tax candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Carrie R. — of Virginia. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Charles P. — of Cantrall, Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1925; secretary of Illinois Democratic Party, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Daniel S. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Power, David — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Power, E. Allen — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Edmund See P. Edmund Power
  Power, Edward — of New York. Born in Ireland. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Vice Consul in Pernambuco, 1918-21. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Edwin E. — of Muskingum County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Muskingum County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
Eugene B. Power Power, Eugene Barnum (1905-1993) — also known as Eugene B. Power — of Barton Hills, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., June 4, 1905. Democrat. Member of University of Michigan board of regents; elected 1955, 1963. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary. Founder of University Microfilms in 1938; merged with Xerox Corporation 1962. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 6, 1993 (age 88 years, 185 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Glenn Warren Power and Annette (Barnum) Power; married, June 17, 1929, to Sadye L. Harwick (1901-1991); father of Philip H. Power (who married Sarah Goddard (1935-1987)).
  Epitaph: "An entrepreneur and inventor, he founded University Microfilms, Inc. A public servant, he was a Regent of the University of Michigan. A Philanthropist, he founded the Power Foundation. Honored by a knighthood, he lives in the memory of his family as 'An Edition of One.'"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Power, F. H. — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Mayor of Traverse City, Mich., 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Power, George H. — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Mayor of Hudson, N.Y., 1852-53, 1871-72; member of New York state assembly from Columbia County 1st District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Harold T. — of Auburn, Placer County, Calif. Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Helen B. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, J. L. — of Mississippi. Secretary of state of Mississippi, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Power, James — Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Refugio, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Refugio, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Power, James (1835-1876) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in 1835. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1876. Died in 1876 (age about 41 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Mass.
  Power, James E. (b. 1850) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1850. Democrat. Liquor dealer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1886-87. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Power, James E. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at San Francisco, Calif., 1922-27 (acting, 1922). Burial location unknown.
  Power, James M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Power, James M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1948; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, John — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Lawyer; mayor of Hibbing, Minn., 1902, 1904. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Victor L. Power (1880-?).
  Power, John — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892, 1904; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, 1894-98; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Power, John — of Farmington Township (now Farmington Hills), Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Farmington Township, Michigan; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Power, John C. — of Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 1st District, 1869-72. Burial location unknown.
  Power, John E., Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, John W. — of Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Mont. Member of Montana state senate 8th District, 1891-96. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Joseph — of Wentworth, Lake County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 19th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Joseph W. — of Mississippi. Democrat. Secretary of state of Mississippi, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Kenneth S. — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind. Mayor of Frankfort, Ind., 1956-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Lawrence — of Bradley, Kankakee County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Power, Margaret B. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Mary Susan — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Power, Maurice J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Maurice J. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifth Suffolk District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Michael — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Michael H. — of Placer County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 20th District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Power, P. Edmund — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1968; member of Connecticut state senate 30th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Power, Phil See Philip H. Power
  Power, Philip H. — also known as Phil Power — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1978; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1987-98; appointed 1987; defeated, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Barnum Power; married 1971 to Sarah Goddard (1935-1987).
  Power, Robert H. — of Vacaville, Solano County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Robert H. — of Irving, Dallas County, Tex. Mayor of Irving, Tex., 1967-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Power, Samuel — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1815-27 (19th District 1815-22, 21st District 1822-27); Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1830-36. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Sarah Goddard (1935-1987) — also known as Sarah Goddard — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 19, 1935. Democrat. Member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1975-87; died in office 1987; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Protestant. Died by suicide, from jumping to her death from the eighth floor of Burton Tower, on the University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., March 24, 1987 (age 51 years, 278 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Wendell Converse Goddard and Katherine Shearer Russel Goddard; married 1971 to Philip H. Power (1938?-) (son of Eugene Barnum Power).
  Political family: Power family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  Power, Thomas Charles (1839-1923) — also known as Thomas C. Power — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born near Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, May 22, 1839. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Montana, 1889; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1890-95; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1916. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., February 16, 1923 (age 83 years, 270 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Power, Thomas G. — of Michigan. Circuit judge in Michigan 13th Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Power, Thomas J. — Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Victor L. (b. 1880) — of Hibbing, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Michigan, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Hibbing, Minn., 1913-21, 1923; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1923. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Power (1850?-?) and Elizabeth Power.
  Power, W. H. — of Virginia. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Power, William — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Power, William J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Power, Younger L. — of Ilion, Herkimer County, N.Y. Mayor of Ilion, N.Y., 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


POWERHOUSE (Soundex P620) — See also HOFFPOWER, MOORHOUSE, MORHOUS, MORHOUSE, MUMPOWER, OOSTERHOUSE, OSTERHOUDT, OSTERHOUS, OSTERHOUT, OVERHOUSE, POWE, POWEL, POWELL, POWELS, POWER, POWERS, VANOOSTERHOUT, VANOSTERHOUT, WATERHOUSE, WESTERHOUSE.

  Powerhouse, Chicago: See Daniel David Rostenkowski


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