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POWERS (Soundex P620) — See also BLOWERS, BOWERS, BOWERSOCK, BOWERSOX, CLOWERS, FLOWERS, HOFFPOWER, LOWERS, MOWERS, MUMPOWER, OWERS, POWDERS, POWE, POWEL, POWELL, POWELS, POWER, POWERHOUSE, SHOWERS, SOWERS, SPERROW, STOWERS, TOWERS.

  POWERS: See also Jotham Powers Allds — William Elrie Atkinson — William Ball — George Annesley Barksdale — John Lockland Barrett — Tiny Powers Bell — Laurence Powers Bonfoey — John Callahan — Edward J. Carey — William F. Condon — William F. Condon, Jr. — Roscoe P. Conkling — John Powers Crowley — Henry Powers Elliott — Millard Fillmore — Washington Gardner — Norman Hapgood — Powers Higginbotham — Charles Merrill Hough — Milo Augustus Jewett — Louise Johnson — George Cabot Lodge — Powers McLean — James Powers Moody — Tiffany Peguise-Powers — Seth Wakeman — Reuben Eugene Walker
  Powers, (need first name) — of Vermont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, (need first name) — of Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 26th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, A. A. — of Spring Valley, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, A. J. — of Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, A. Jayne — of Oak Lawn, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for village president of Oak Lawn, Illinois, 2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  Powers, Angela — of New Hyde Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, Ann — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Vermont, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Arthur B. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Augustin J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Bill See William J. Powers
  Powers, Bill — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Powers, Brandon — of Aliso Viejo, Orange County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, C. S. — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 3rd District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Caleb (1869-1932) — of Barbourville, Knox County, Ky. Born in Whitley County, Ky., February 1, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1900; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 11th District, 1911-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Prosecuted and thrice convicted for the murder of Gov. William J. Goebel and spent eight years in prison; pardoned in 1908 by Gov. Augustus E. Willson. Died July 25, 1932 (age 63 years, 175 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Barbourville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Powers, Carolyn — of Odessa, Ector County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Powers, Charles — of Sandusky County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Charles James — also known as Charles J. Powers — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936, 1940 (alternate); Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Charles W. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Charles W. — of Bloomfield, Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1897-98; postmaster at Bloomfield, N.J., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, D. C. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Mayor of Coldwater, Mich., 1867-69, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, D. Lane See David Lane Powers
  Powers, Daniel K. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, David B. — of Hamburg Township, Livingston County, Mich. Supervisor of Hamburg Township, Michigan, 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, David Lane (1896-1968) — also known as D. Lane Powers — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 29, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1928-30; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1933-45. Died in Feasterville, Bucks County, Pa., March 28, 1968 (age 71 years, 243 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Powers, Dixon See R. Dixon Powers
  Powers, Donald — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Powers, Donald E. (b. 1923) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., 1923. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1961-62; resigned 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, E. W. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Earl P. — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Ed J. (d. 1935) — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Democrat. Kansas state auditor, 1935; died in office 1935. Died November 2, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Edward A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Chihuahua, as of 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Edward A. — of Springfield, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Powers, Edward P. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Elizabeth O. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Powers, Francis X. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  Powers, Frank J. — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Fred F. — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainville, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Frederick A. — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1888; Maine state attorney general, 1893-96; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1900-07; resigned 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Frederick H. — of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss. Postmaster at Starkville, Miss., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, G. P. — of Garden City, Finney County, Kan. Mayor of Garden City, Kan., 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Powers, G. W. — of Wheaton, Traverse County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Powers, George — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, George Edward (b. 1892) — also known as George E. Powers — of Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass.; Astoria, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 15, 1892. Sheet metal worker; candidate for borough president of Queens, New York, 1929 (Workers), 1933 (Communist); Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1930; in April 1932, he was arrested at City Hall Park, during a demonstration which was characaterized as "riot"; convicted of unlawful assembly, but the sentence was suspended; also in 1932, he was publicly accused of taking part in an alleged Communist conspiracy to cause bank failures in Chicago by spreading rumors (in a "whispering campaign" of "anti-bank propaganda"); he denied this; Communist candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1932; vice-president, International Workers Order; following the Hitler-Stalin pact in 1939, he resigned from the Communist Party, took part in anti-Communist organizations; at Earl Browder's trial for passport fraud in 1940, he testified for the prosecution; Liberal candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1948, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George E. Powers and Sarah Powers.
  Powers, George F. — of Olney, Richland County, Ill. Whig. Postmaster at Olney, Ill., 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Georgia Davis — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 33rd District; elected 1975, 1979; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Powers, Gershom (1789-1831) — of New York. Born in Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H., July 11, 1789. Lawyer; Cayuga County Common Pleas Judge, 1823-28; U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1829-31. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., June 25, 1831 (age 41 years, 349 days). Interment at North Street Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lydia (Sanger) Powers (1746-1825) and John Powers (1747-1824); married, November 10, 1811, to Chloe St. John (1790-1818); married to Eliza Hatch (1800-1885; half-sister of Enos Thompson Throop and George Bliss Throop; sister of Israel Thompson Hatch; who later married William Beatty Rochester (1789-1838)).
  Political families: Rochester family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powers, H. C. — of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, H. Henry See Horace Henry Powers
  Powers, H. P. — of Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Monguagon Township, Michigan, 1832, 1835-38. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Harold J. — of Eagleville, Modoc County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1952; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1953-59; Presidential Elector for California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Powers, Harry S. — of South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of South Windsor, Connecticut, 1896-97, 1901-08. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Harvey B. — Member of Missouri state senate 12th District, 1895-98. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Henry See Horace Henry Powers
  Powers, Hiram — of Union City, Randolph County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Horace Henry (1835-1913) — also known as H. Henry Powers — of Morrisville, Morristown, Lamoille County, Vt. Born in Vermont, 1835. Republican. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1870; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1891-1901. Died in 1913 (age about 78 years). Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, Morristown, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Powers, Horace K. — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Eaton District, 1961; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Powers, Isaac, Jr. — of Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; member of Nebraska state senate, 1877, 1881; member of University of Nebraska board of regents, 1882; Nebraska state attorney general, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Isobel — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Powers, J. H. — of New Hampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, J. H. — of Butterfield, Barry County, Mo. People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, J. Vance — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Jack — of Rogers, Benton County, Ark. Republican. Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Powers, James — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1815-16, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James — of New York. Member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1836-39. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James, Sr. — of Waverly, Humphreys County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Powers, James B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James F. — of Elkton, Cecil County, Md. Mayor of Elkton, Md., 1908-10. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James F. (b. 1872) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, October 1, 1872. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James J. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1896; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, James S. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Jason — of Midway, Wasatch County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, Jason W. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Jayne See A. Jayne Powers
  Powers, Jeff — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Powers, John — of Houghton County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John — of Sargent County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Sargent County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1908, 1920, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John — Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 25th Circuit, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 4th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Powers, John B. — of Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks census area, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1936; member, Committee on Permanent Organization, 1924; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1935-38. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John Burke (1868-1944) — also known as John B. Powers — of Eagle, Southeast Fairbanks census area, Alaska. Born in Tennessee, 1868. Democrat. Gold miner; mail carrier; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Irish ancestry. Died in 1944 (age about 76 years). Interment at Birch Hill Cemetery, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powers, John C. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1928, 1929, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John E. — of South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956, 1960; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1955, 1959; member of Democratic National Committee from Massachusetts, 1963. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John E., Jr. — of Massachusetts. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Powers, John E. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Powers, John E. — of Ohio. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Powers, John E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Powers, John K. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John M. — of Washington. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John M. — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 40th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John P. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John Richard — also known as John R. Powers — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, John T. — also known as John Powers — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Mayor of Spokane, Wash., 2001-03; defeated, 2003. Catholic. Still living as of 2003.
  Powers, John Thomas — of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Powers, John W. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Joseph A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1938; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 9th District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Juliet Lansdowne — Dry candidate for delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Kevin — of Maplewood, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Powers, Lane See David Lane Powers
  Powers, Lee L. — of Lake Lure, Rutherford County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Powers, Leon W. — of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1944; elected (Wet) delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Crawford County 1933, but did not serve; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1934-36. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Leroy — of Barrington, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Barrington, Ill., 1881-85. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Lewis J. (1837-1915) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., January 15, 1837. Paper manufacturer; mayor of Springfield, Mass., 1879-80. Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., September 15, 1915 (age 78 years, 243 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Bangs.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powers, Linda — of Colorado. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Powers, Llewellyn (1836-1908) — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Maine, October 14, 1836. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1877-79, 1901-08; died in office 1908; Governor of Maine, 1897-1901. Died July 28, 1908 (age 71 years, 288 days). Interment at West Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Powers, Llewellyn S. — of Brookline, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Brookline; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Louise See Louise Johnson
  Powers, M. D. — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Matthew A. — of Fredericktown, Washington County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Maurice — of Minnesota. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Michael — of San Francisco, Calif. Candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Powers, Michael J. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Nathaniel B. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1886 (18th District), 1896 (19th District); Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Nicholas — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Postmaster at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1791-1802. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Orlando W. — of Utah. Democrat. Justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1885-86; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, P. H. — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Marysville, Wash., 1934-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Patrick — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, Patrick J. — U.S. Vice Consul in Puerto Barrios, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Perry F. (1858-1945) — of Cambridge, Henry County, Ill.; Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, September 5, 1858. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of Michigan state board of education, 1899-1900; Michigan state auditor general, 1901-04; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1920-21; postmaster at Cadillac, Mich., 1922-34; vice-president, Peoples Savings Bank. Died in 1945 (age about 86 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Powers, Phil — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, R. D., Jr. — of Portsmouth, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, R. Dixon — Delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 34th District, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Ralph A. — of Montville, New London County, Conn.; New London, New London County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1944 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Renee Gentle — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, Ridgley Ceylon (1836-1912) — of Mississippi. Born in Mecca, Trumbull County, Ohio, December 24, 1836. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1870-71; Governor of Mississippi, 1871-74. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 11, 1912 (age 75 years, 323 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Wilson (1852-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powers, Robert — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Powers, Robert H. — of Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Armstrong County Republican Party, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Robert William — of Marcellus, Cass County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Powers, Rosemarie C. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Samuel Leland (1848-1929) — also known as Samuel L. Powers — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H., October 26, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1901-05 (11th District 1901-03, 12th District 1903-05). Died in 1929 (age about 80 years). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Powers, Stephanie — of Alexandria, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Powers, Stephen — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. U.S. Consul in Basel, 1838-42. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Stephen — of Point Isabel, Cameron County, Tex. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, T. T. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Candidate for mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Thomas — of New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Born in Maine. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd North Carolina District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Thomas A. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Thomas F. — of Cliffwood, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Thomas J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Tolbert — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 3rd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Tom — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Powers, Vance See J. Vance Powers
  Powers, Vince — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Nebraska, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Powers, Walter A. — of York, York County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Walter S. — Progressive. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Ward S. — of Arizona. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William — of Albany County, N.Y.; Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1786-88 (Albany County 1786-87, Columbia County 1787-88); member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1791-95; member of New York council of appointment, 1792, 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William — of Montana. Secretary of state of Montana, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Mrs. William — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Powers, William B. — of Adams County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Adams County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William D. — of Ontario County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William E. — of Valley Falls, Cumberland, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William H. — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Hastings, Mich., 1883; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William H. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William J. (born c.1922) — also known as Bill Powers — of Miramar, Broward County, Fla. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., about 1922. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; real estate broker; candidate for mayor of Miramar, Fla., 1959, 1959, 1960. Member, American Legion; Kiwanis. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William T. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William T. — of Wayne County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, William Theodore (1897-1950) — also known as William T. Powers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1926, 1927; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1947-50; died in office 1950. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Died, from a heart attack, in Patterson, Putnam County, N.Y., August 28, 1950 (age 53 years, 197 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Powers and Elizabeth (Neidig) Powers; married, October 24, 1925, to Anita L. Bawo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powers, William W. — of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 13th District; elected 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Powers, Willie, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Workers League candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Powers, Winn (1861-1939) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Williams County, Ohio, April 26, 1861. Mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1914-16. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 8, 1939 (age 77 years, 347 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Minn.


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