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PRATTE (Soundex P630) — See also BARATTE, GRATTENDICK, PARRET, PARRETT, PARTEE, PEART, PETRA, PRAT, PRATT, PRATTINGER, PREETA, RATTE, RATTENBURY, RATTERMAN, RATTERREE, RATTEY, SPRATT.

  PRATTE: See also William Gilpin
  Pratte, Bernard — of St. Louis, Mo. Whig. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Louis County, 1820; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1844-46. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Pratte, Bernard S. — of Ste. Genevieve County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ste. Genevieve County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Pratte, Joseph C. — of Ste. Genevieve County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ste. Genevieve County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.


PRATTINGER (Soundex P635) — See also BRATTIN, HATTING, LATTING, MATTINGLEY, MATTINGLY, PRATT, PRATTE, RATTIGAN, SHATTINGER, SPRATT.

  Prattinger, Franz — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.


PRAWDZIENSKI (Soundex P632) — See also DRAWDY, DZIENCIOLOWSKI, DZIENGIELEWSKI, GRODJIENSKY, KRUPIENSKI, LOZIENE, LUBIENSKI, PENZIEN, RAWDEN, RAWDING, RAWDON, SKLADZIEN, SPRAWL, ZIEN, ZIENTEK.

  Prawdzienski, Richard P. — Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 39th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


PRAX (Soundex P620) — See also BRAXDALL, BRAXTON, PARKES, PARKESS, PARKS, PORCHAS, PRAG, PRAXEL, PROUX, PURCHASE, PURCHES, TRAXLER.

  Prax, Mike Glen — of North Pole, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


PRAXEL (Soundex P624) — See also AXELRAD, AXELROD, AXELROOD, AXELSOHN, AXELSON, BRAXDALL, BRAXTON, PRAX, TRAXLER, VONAXELSON, WAXELBAUM.

A. J. Praxel Praxel, A. J. (b. 1877) — of Lamberton, Redwood County, Minn. Born January 8, 1877. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1917-18. Member, Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917


PRAY (Soundex P600) — See also BRAY, FRAY, GRAY, PARRY, PRA, PRADY, PRAG, PREY, PRYA, SPRAY.

  PRAY: See also Harris Jacob Bixler — Charles W. Cheeney
  Pray, Andrew — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Pray, Charles Nelson (1868-1963) — also known as Charles N. Pray — of Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Mont. Born in New York, 1868. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1904; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1907-13; candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1916. Died September 12, 1963 (age about 95 years). Interment at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial, Great Falls, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pray, Claramon L. (1866-1933) — Born in 1866. Republican. Washtenaw County Clerk, 1925-32. Died in 1933 (age about 67 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pray, Ernest George (b. 1874) — also known as Ernest G. Pray — of Dimondale, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Windsor Township, Eaton County, Mich., October 4, 1874. Republican. Eaton County Clerk, 1909-12; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Esek Pray; married, October 4, 1893, to Ernestine Gowdy.
  Pray, Frederick S. — U.S. Vice Consul in Vladivostok, as of 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Pray, George A. — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Rochester 1st Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pray, Jay G. — of Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Northfield Township, Michigan, 1900-03, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Pray, John H. — of Panama, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Pray, Joseph — of Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Supervisor of Northfield Township, Michigan, 1859-60, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.


PRAZAK (Soundex P622) — See also KAZAKIS, PRAZNOWSKI, PROCIUK, STAZAK.

  Prazak, Robert R. — of Illinois. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


PRAZNOWSKI (Soundex P625) — See also BRAZNER, KAZNOWSKI, PRAZAK, PRUSINSKI, RAZNIKOV, REZNOR.

  PRAZNOWSKI: See also Lisa Benigno-Praznowski


PRCHAL (Soundex P624) — See also BIRCHALL, CHAL, MARCHAL, PARKHILL, PARKILL, PERKEL, PROCHILO.

  Prchal, Edward — of Burke, Gregory County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 16th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.


PREACHER (Soundex P626) — See also BEACHER, BREACH, CREACH, CREACRAFT, CREACY, EACHES, GREACEN, MCEACHERN, MEACHEM, PARCHER, PARKER, PEACHER, PEACHEY, PIRCHER, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCHER, PREATE, PREAUT, PURUCKER, REACH, SPREAGE, TEACHEY, TREACY.

  Preacher: See James Pershing Harrelson
  Preacher Lyndon: See Lyndon Baines Johnson
  Preacher Man: See Leonard Harris


PREATE (Soundex P630) — See also GREATER, PERETTA, PETERA, PREACHER, PREAUT, PREET, PRELATE, PRETE, PRITT, SPREAGE, STREATER.

  Preate, Ernie D., Jr. (b. 1940) — Born November 22, 1940. Republican. Pennsylvania state attorney general; elected 1988, 1992; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail


PREAUT (Soundex P630) — See also EREAUT, PREACHER, PREATE, PREET, PRETE, PRITT, SPREAGE.

  PREAUT: See also Sylvester Edwin Megargee
  Préaut, Henry — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Vice-Consul for Russia in Philadelphia, Pa., 1868. Burial location unknown.


PREBENSEN (Soundex P615) — See also BENSE, BENSEIK, BENSEL, BENSELL, BENSEMAN, BENSEN, DREBENSTEDT, JEBENS, PREBLE, REBEN, STEBENS.

  Prebensen, Dennis M. — of Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


PREBLE (Soundex P614) — See also BEPLER, CREBLE, EBLE, GREBLE, PREBENSEN, PRIBBLE, TREBLE.

  PREBLE: See also Willard Preble Hall — Edward Preble Little
  Preble, Bernard — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Preble, Earl — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Preble, Gordon Clyde (1909-1973) — also known as Gordon C. Preble — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 6, 1909. Democrat. Steelworker; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president and business agent, Iron Workers Local 53; president, Nebraska Federation of Labor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1956. Died, from cancer, in Perham, Otter Tail County, Minn., September 17, 1973 (age 63 years, 285 days). Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church North Cemetery, Perham, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Gordon Cecil Preble (1880-1909) and Sarah (Holland) Preble (1880-1969); married 1943 to Roberta Virginia Lewis (1924-2012).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Preble, H. N. — of Lemoyne, Cumberland County, Pa. Burgess of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Preble, Lou-Ann M. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Elected Arizona state house of representatives 9th District 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Preble, William Pitt (1783-1857) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in 1783. Justice of Maine state supreme court, 1820-28; resigned 1828; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1830-31. Died in 1857 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William Pitt
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Preble, William R. — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Stafford, Connecticut, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Preble, William S. — U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1814-20. Burial location unknown.


PRECHTER (Soundex P623) — See also DECHTEREVA, DUERRWAECHTER, FECHTER, KLAUPRECHT, LAMPRECHT, LEPRECHAUN, LIMPRECHT, PRAECHTER, PROCTER, PROCTOR, SCHECHTER, SPRECHER, WAECHTER, WECHTER.

  Prechter, Heinz — of Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Mich.; Southgate, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992, 2000 (alternate). Still living as of 2000.


PRECIADO (Soundex P623) — See also BRECINRIDGE, LUCRECIA, NIEWIADOMSKI, PARZADIA, PRASAD, PRECIAT, PRECIOUS, PREIADO, RECINE, RECINOS.

  Preciado, Jose R. — of Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


PRECIAT (Soundex P623) — See also BRECINRIDGE, CIATTARELLI, DENERCIAT, LUCRECIA, PARISOT, PERESSUTTI, PRECIADO, PRECIOUS, PRESTA, PRESTIA, PRESTO, PRIEST, RECINE, RECINOS.

  Preciat, Rafael — of New York. U.S. Consul in Campeche, 1858-78. Burial location unknown.
  Preciat, Raphael — U.S. Consular Agent in Campeche, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.


PRECIOUS (Soundex P622) — See also BRECINRIDGE, DEMECIO, LUCIOUS, LUCRECIA, NEMECIO, PALACIOUS, PRECIADO, PRECIAT, PREZIOSO, PURSES, RECINE, RECINOS, SALACIOUSNESS.

  PRECIOUS: See also Precious Jewel Graham


PRECKWINKLE (Soundex P625) — See also BAKWIN, BECKWITH, BECKWORTH, BICKWITH, BLACKWILL, BULWINKLE, DUCKWITZ, ECKWALL, MEISWINKLE, PECKWORTH, SPRECKELS, TEWINKLE, TUCKWILLER, VANWINKLE, VONSPRECKEN, WICKWIRE, WINKLE, WINKLEMAN, WINKLER, WINKLEY.

  Preckwinkle, Steven — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Preckwinkle, Toni — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


PRECOURT (Soundex P626) — See also BRECOUNT, COURT, DECOURCY, DECOURSEY, DELGRECO, GRECO, LECOUR, LECOURS, RECORD, RECORDS.

  Precourt, Albert J. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Precourt, George C. — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1926-29. Burial location unknown.


PRED (Soundex P630) — See also FRED, PREDHAM, PREDIGER, PREDMORE, PRIDE, PRYDE.

  Pred, Abe See Abraham Pred
  Pred, Abraham — also known as Abe Pred — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 22nd District, 1949-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREDHAM (Soundex P635) — See also NEEDHAM, PRED, PREDIGER, PREDMORE, PRIDHAM, PRUDHOMME, REDHEAD, STEDHAM.

  Predham, George Patrick — also known as George P. Predham — of New Jersey. You Gotta Believe candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1992; Damn Drug Dealers candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


PREDIGER (Soundex P632) — See also LEIDIGER, PRED, PREDHAM, PREDMORE, REDIGER, RUEDIGER.

  Prediger, Roy A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREDMORE (Soundex P635) — See also BEARDMORE, CUDMORE, FREDMAN, MCREDMOND, MORE, PODMORE, PRED, PREDHAM, PREDIGER, PREEDMORE, PRIDEMORE, PRIDMORE, REDMAN, REDMER, REDMON, REDMOND, SCIDMORE, SKIDMORE, WADMORE.

  Predmore, W. G. — of Marathon, Clermont County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.


PREE (Soundex P600) — See also BREE, DEPREE, DUPREE, FREE, PEER, PERR, POREE, PREECE, PREEG, PREEN, PREES, PREET, PREETA, PRETE, PREW, PREY, PRY, PRYA, REEP, REPP, SUPREE.

  Pree, Curtis (born c.1961) — of Washington, D.C. Born about 1961. Independent candidate for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1994. African ancestry. Still living as of 1994.


PREECE (Soundex P620) — See also BREECE, FREECE, PERCE, PREE, PRICE, PRICEY, PRUSA, PRUSI, PRYCE, REECE, TREECE.

  PREECE: See also John Smith Hall
  Preece, Buddy Boyce — of Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Preece, T. D. — of Battle Creek, Madison County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Burial location unknown.


PREEDMORE (Soundex P635) — See also BEARDMORE, CUDMORE, DEEDMEYER, FREEDMAN, PODMORE, PREDMORE, PRIDEMORE, PRIDMORE, SCIDMORE, SKIDMORE, STEEDMAN, WADMORE, WEEDMAN.

  PREEDMORE: See also Reuben Osborne Moon


PREEG (Soundex P620) — See also CREEGAN, CREEGER, FREEGIFT, KREEGER, PEREGOY, PERRIGO, PERUGGI, PIERGUE, PRAG, PRAGUE, PREE, PREES, PRIGG, REEG.

  Preeg, Ernest Henry (b. 1934) — also known as Ernest H. Preeg — of Virginia. Born in 1934. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, 1981-83. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


PREEN (Soundex P650) — See also BREEN, GREEN, PRANN, PREE, PREHN, PRINE, PRUYN, PRYNE, SPREEN.

  Preen, Mildred A. — of Oldwick, Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREES (Soundex P620) — See also BREES, FREES, PEERS, PERES, PERS, PREE, PREEG, PREIS, PREISS, PRES, PRESS, PREUS, PREUSS, PRIEHS, PRIES, PRUES, PRYSE, REES, SPEER, SPERR.

  Prees, Griffith W. — of Wisconsin. U.S. Consul in Swansea, 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.


PREET (Soundex P630) — See also HARPREET, PEET, PERT, PETR, PREATE, PREAUT, PREE, PREETA, PRETE, PRITT, PRUET, TREPP.

  PREET: See also Preet Bharara


PREETA (Soundex P630) — See also FLEETA, GLEETA, HARPREET, MEETA, NEETA, PARRET, PARRETT, PARTEE, PEART, PETRA, PRATA, PRATO, PRATTE, PREE, PREET, PRETTIE, PRETTY, PRIETO, PROTO, PROUGHTY, PROUTY.

  PREETA: See also Preeta D. Bansal


PREGENT (Soundex P625) — See also BEGENT, EGENTON, GENT, PRESENT, REGENER, REGENHARDT, REGENIA, REGENSBURG, REGENSTEIN, REGENSTREICH, VANREGENMORTER.

  Pregent, Philip Dale — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Mayor of Keene, N.H., 2008-. Still living as of 2008.


PREHN (Soundex P650) — See also DOMPREH, PRANN, PREEN, PREHODA, PRINE, PRUYN, PRYNE, REHNBERG, REHNQUIST.

  Prehn, A. W. See Arthur William Prehn
  Prehn, Arthur William (1884-1951) — also known as Arthur W. Prehn; A. W. Prehn — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Marathon City, Marathon County, Wis., December 1, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912, 1936, 1944; Marathon County District Attorney, 1922-25; member of Wisconsin Republican State Central Committee, 1936. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Elks; Odd Fellows; Moose; Eagles. Died, of heart failure, in Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, Fla., March 24, 1951 (age 66 years, 113 days). Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Prehn (1860-1932).
  Prehn, Fred (1860-1932) — of Marathon City, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Manitowoc County, Wis., May 5, 1860. Republican. Merchant; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1905-07. Lutheran. German ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., 1932 (age about 72 years). Interment at St. Mathew's Lutheran Cemetery, Marathon City, Wis.
  Relatives: Father of Arthur William Prehn (1884-1951).
  Prehn, Paul H. — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREHODA (Soundex P630) — See also BREHOB, DOMPREH, HODAK, HODAPP, HODAR, HODAS, MOOREHOUSE, MOREHOUSE, PREHN, RHODA, RHODABACK, WHODAGUY.

  Prehoda, George M. — of Granville, Washington County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


PREIADO (Soundex P630) — See also CORREIA, JEREIAH, KEREIAKES, NIEWIADOMSKI, PRADA, PRADO, PRADY, PRECIADO, PRIDDY, PRUDY.

  Preiado, Rogelio — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Honorary Consul for Panama in Pasadena, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREINER (Soundex P656) — See also BREINER, EINER, GREINER, KREINER, PRENNER, PRUNER, REINER, REINERS, REINERT, SCHREINER, SHREINER, UNTERREINER.

  Preiner, Joseph — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREIS (Soundex P620) — See also GREIS, PIRES, PRAIS, PREES, PREISER, PREISH, PREISKER, PREISLER, PREISS, PRES, PRESS, PREUS, PREUSS, PRIEHS, PRIES, PRYSE, REIPS, REIS, SPEIR, SPIER, SPIRE.

  Preis, Arthur — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for New York state attorney general, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Preis, Mary Louise — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate 34th District; elected 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.


PREISER (Soundex P626) — See also EISER, FEYEREISEN, GREISEIGER, KREISEL, PEISER, PREIS, PREISH, PREISKER, PREISLER, PREISS, PRESSER, PREUSSER, PRICER, PRIZER, PROSSER, PRUSER, PURSER, REISENWEBER, REISER, REISERT, REISETTER.

  Preiser, Godfrey K. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1933-34, 1943-46. Burial location unknown.


PREISH (Soundex P620) — See also PREIS, PREISER, PREISKER, PREISLER, PREISS, PRIEHS, PROSCH, PRUSCH, REISHUS.

  Preish, James F. — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1959. Still living as of 1959.


PREISKER (Soundex P626) — See also HEISKELL, KEISKER, KNISKERN, PREIS, PREISER, PREISH, PREISLER, PREISS, PROSKAUER, REISKIND, RISKER, VONMOSCHZISKER, WEISKOPF, WHISKERS, WISKER.

  Preisker, C. L. — of Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PREISLER (Soundex P624) — See also BELLEISLE, EISLE, EISLER, GEISLER, HEISLER, ISLER, KNEISLEY, KREISLER, LEISLER, NEISLER, PREIS, PREISER, PREISH, PREISKER, PREISS, PRESLAR, PRESLER, PRESSLER, PROSSLER, REISLAND, YEISLEY, ZEISLER.

  Preisler, Doris Bausch (c.1906-1983) — also known as Doris B. Preisler; Doris Bausch — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, about 1906. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1936; candidate for Missouri superintendent of schools, 1938, 1942; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1944. Female. Died in St. Louis, Mo., 1983 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 30, 1927, to Paul W. O. Preisler (1902-1971).
  Preisler, Paul W. O. (1902-1971) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, May 31, 1902. Socialist. Chemist; college instructor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1934, 1936, 1938; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Died November 20, 1971 (age 69 years, 173 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillcrest Abbey, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Ernst Preisler (1855-1934) and Martha Preisler (1869-1946); married, August 30, 1927, to Doris Bausch (1906?-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


PREISS (Soundex P620) — See also EISS, GAREISSEN, KREISS, PIRES, PRAISS, PREES, PREIS, PREISER, PREISH, PREISKER, PREISLER, PRES, PRESS, PREUS, PREUSS, PRIEHS, PRIES, PRYSE, REIPS, REISS, REISSENZEHN, REISSING, SPEIR, SPIER, SPIRE, STREISSGUTH.

  Preiss, John — of Hudson County, N.J. Elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hudson County 1933. Burial location unknown.


PRELATE (Soundex P643) — See also LATE, PARLATI, PARLATO, PARLETT, PERALTA, PERRAULT, PERREAULT, PREATE, PRELI, PRELLER, PRELLI, RAPPELET, SIPPRELL, ZEMPRELLI.

  PRELATE: See also Prelate Demick Barker


PRELI (Soundex P640) — See also PERRILL, PILLER, PRELATE, PRELLER, PRELLI, PRIOLEAU, PRIOLO, RIPPEL, RIPPLE, SIPPRELL, ZEMPRELLI.

  Preli, Sylvio F. — of Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


PRELLER (Soundex P646) — See also ELLER, PARLER, PARLIER, PARLOR, PRELATE, PRELI, PRELLI, RELLER, SIPPRELL, ZEMPRELLI.

  Preller, Fred W. (b. 1902) — of Queens Village, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 29, 1902. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1964; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 9th District, 1945-65. Burial location unknown.
  Preller, William August — U.S. Vice Consul in Rio Grande do Sul, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


PRELLI (Soundex P640) — See also PERRILL, PILLER, PRELATE, PRELI, PRELLER, PRIOLEAU, PRIOLO, RIPPEL, RIPPLE, SIPPRELL, ZEMPRELLI.

  Prelli, F. Philip — of Connecticut. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 2000. Member, Grange. Still living as of 2000.
  Prelli, Philip See F. Philip Prelli


PREM (Soundex P650) — See also BREM, PREMESKE, PREMINGER, PREMO, PREW, PRIM, PRIME, PRIMM, PRUM, SUPREME, SUPREMO.

  PREM: See also Prem Lalvani
  Prem, Raymond H. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prem, Robert C. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state senate District 9, 1966. Still living as of 1966.


PREMESKE (Soundex P652) — See also COMESKY, DEMES, DEMESE, DEMESIA, ESKE, KLEMESRUD, LOCHEMES, MESKILL, MESKO, NEMES, PREM, PREMINGER, PREMO, SUPREME, SUPREMO, WEEMES.

  Premeske, James — also known as Jim Premeske — of Hammond, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Hammond, Ind., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Premeske, Jim See James Premeske


PREMINGER (Soundex P655) — See also CREMIN, CREMINS, DAMMINGER, EMINGER, ENSMINGER, INGER, MEMINGER, MEMMINGER, MINGE, MINGER, MINGES, PREM, PREMESKE, PREMO, REMINGTON, ROMINGER, SCHIMMINGER, SHEREMINAER, SUPREME, SUPREMO.

  Preminger, Steve — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


PREMO (Soundex P650) — See also POMMER, PREM, PREMESKE, PREMINGER, PREWO, PRIMEAU, PRIMO, REMO, SUPREME, SUPREMO.

  Premo, Brian D. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for New York state senate 43rd District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Premo, Katherine — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PRENDERGAST (Soundex P653) — See also BARGAS, CARGAS, DERGANCE, DEVARGAS, DITTBRENDER, ERGAS, GORGAS, LUNDERGAN, NARRENDER, PENDERGAST, PENDERGRASS, PENDERGROFT, PRENDEVILLE, PRENDIVILLE, RENDER, VANDERGALIEN, VANDERGRAAF, VANDERGRIFF, VANDERGRIFT, VARGAS, WARRENDER.

  Prendergast, A. C. — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 62nd District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, Henry A. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1856-57, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, James — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Postmaster at Jamestown, N.Y., 1816-24. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, James — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, James A. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
Jediah Prendergast Prendergast, Jediah (1766-1848) — of New York. Born in Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 13, 1766. Physician; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Niagara counties, 1816-17, 1820-21; member of New York state senate Western District, 1817-18. Died March 1, 1848 (age 81 years, 293 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Chautauqua County, N.Y.
  Image source: History of Chautauqua County (1875)
  Prendergast, Jefferson J. — Member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, John G. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia; elected 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, John I. — of New York. Member of New York state senate, 1814-18 (Western District 1814-15, Eastern District 1815-18). Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, Jos. M. — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, Michael H. — of Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Rockland County Democratic Party, 1955; New York Democratic state chair, 1955-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, Norman W. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Prendergast, Richard — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, Walter T. — U.S. Consul in La Paz, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, William A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Prendergast, William J., Jr. — of Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PRENDEVILLE (Soundex P653) — See also DEMANDEVILLE, DEVIL, DEVILBISS, DEVILLE, DEVILLO, MANDEVILLE, PRENDERGAST, PRENDIVILLE, PRINDIVILLE, SOLDEVILA.

  Prendeville, George J. — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Candidate for mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1962. Still living as of 1962.


PRENDIVILLE (Soundex P653) — See also DIVILIO, LANDIVAR, MANDIVILLE, MERENDINO, MIVILLE, PRENDERGAST, PRENDEVILLE, PRINDIVILLE, SENCINDIVER, TURBIVILLE, VANDIVER, VANDIVERT, VANDIVIER, VRENDI.

  Prendiville, Edward F. — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.


PRENNER (Soundex P656) — See also BRENNER, DRENNER, GLOSSBRENNER, PENNER, PREINER, PRUNER, RENNER, SENSENBRENNER, TRENNERY, WEINBRENNER, WINEBRENNER.

  Prenner, Isaac — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1935. Burial location unknown.


PRENTICE (Soundex P653) — See also KLEMENTICH, MCCLINTIC, MONTICELLO, PONTICELLO, PRENTIS, PRENTISS, PRINTZ, SULENTIC, TICE.

  PRENTICE: See also Nathaniel Prentice Banks — Charles Prentice Bushnell — Prentice W. Chase — William Prentice Cooper, Jr. — Edmund Prentice Hyde — Samuel S. Knabenshue — Clarence Prentice Lebus — Prentice Howard Manning — Prentice Henry Marshall — Gerald Prentice Nye — Alice Daniels Poole — Arthur Prentice Rugg — Kate Prentice Schley — Prentice Williams, Jr.
  Prentice, Alice Daniels See Alice Daniels Poole
  Prentice, Amos W. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Andrew — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Bernon Sheldon — of Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Charles F. — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Daniel L. — of Aldrich, Shelby County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Diane — of Hamilton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Prentice, Ezra P. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 25th District, 1904-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912; New York Republican state chair, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, George — of Steuben County, N.Y. Law Preservation candidate for New York state assembly from Steuben County 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, George B. — of East Bennington, Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Postmaster at East Bennington, Vt., 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, John — of Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H. New Hampshire state attorney general, 1787-93; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1800. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, John — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1838-40. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Judson — of Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis. Whig. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1852-53 (10th District 1852, 22nd District 1853). Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Kate deForest See Kate Prentice Schley
  Prentice, Margarita L. — of Washington. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Prentice, P. C. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Samuel Browning (c.1866-1948) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born about 1866. Grocer; Prohibition candidate for mayor of Providence, R.I., 1907. President, National Roque Association of America, 1915-16. Died August 27, 1948 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Mrs. Samuel O. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1924; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Prentice, Westervelt — of New York. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1912. Burial location unknown.


PRENTIS (Soundex P653) — See also DELAURENTIS, DEVINCENTIS, LEVENTIS, PRENTICE, PRENTISS, PRINTZ.

  PRENTIS: See also Prentis Edwards — Prentis I. Frazier
  Prentis, Charles — of New London, New London County, Conn. First selectman of New London, Connecticut, 1896-1908. Burial location unknown.
  Prentis, Edward — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1855; Connecticut state comptroller, 1856-57; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Prentis, Robert R. (d. 1931) — Chief justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1927-31; died in office 1931. Died November 25, 1931. Burial location unknown.
Thomas Prentiss Prentis, Thomas Theodore (1844-1902) — also known as Thomas T. Prentis — Born in Waitsfield, Washington County, Vt., June 17, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul in Seychelles, 1871-80; Port Louis, 1880-94; SAINT Pierre, 1900-02, died in office 1902. Killed in the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelée, when a fast-moving cloud of ash and hot gases burned about eight square miles, killing an estimated 30,000 people, in St. Pierre, Martinique, May 8, 1902 (age 57 years, 325 days). Interment somewhere in Fort-de-France, Martinique.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Comstock Prentis (1812-1900) and Lydia Cerinthia (Chandler) Prentis (1822-1900); married, December 16, 1873, to Clara Louisa Frye (1851-1902); first cousin seven times removed of Roger Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit; fourth cousin once removed of David Edgerton.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Cincinnati Enquirer, May 12, 1902
  Prentis, X. T. — of Iowa. Republican. Elected Iowa state senate 5th District 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PRENTISS (Soundex P653) — See also DELAURENTIS, DEVINCENTIS, LEVENTIS, PRENTICE, PRENTIS, PRINTZ.

  PRENTISS: See also E. Prentiss Bailey — Charles Candee Baldwin — Prentiss Marsh Brown — Prentiss M. Brown, Jr. — Edward Prentiss Costigan — Charles Richard Crane — Prentiss Cummings — Prentiss Bryant Davis — Jonathan Prentiss Dolliver — Prentiss Bailey Gilbert — Prentiss W. Hallenbeck — William H. Kent — Prentiss Mellen — Prentiss W. Morse — Charles Prentiss Orr — Norton Prentiss Otis — W. Prentiss Parker — Seargent Smith Prentiss Patteson — John Prentiss Poe — Prentiss Lafayette Walker — Prentiss A. Webb
  Prentiss, B. M. — of Bethany, Harrison County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Benjamin M. — of Illinois. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, C. J. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Prentiss, Cyrus — of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Gregory — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Prentiss, H. C. — of Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Postmaster at Foxcroft, Maine, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Henry E. (c.1809-1873) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born about 1809. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1870. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, July 1, 1873 (age about 64 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Prentiss, John Holmes (1784-1861) — of New York. Born in Massachusetts, 1784. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1837-41. Died in 1861 (age about 77 years). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Samuel Prentiss (1782-1857).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Prentiss, John W. — of Walpole, Cheshire County, N.H.; Alstead, Cheshire County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1911-14; candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 4th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Louis W. — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Nathaniel A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
Samuel Prentiss Prentiss, Samuel (1782-1857) — of Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born in Connecticut, 1782. Whig. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1820; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1831-42. Died in 1857 (age about 75 years). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Vt.
  Relatives: Brother of John Holmes Prentiss (1784-1861).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
Seargent S. Prentiss Prentiss, Seargent Smith (1808-1850) — also known as Seargent S. Prentiss — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 30, 1808. Lawyer; famed for his oratory; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from Mississippi at-large, 1838-39. His right leg was "lame and feeble" due to childhood disease. Died near Natchez, Adams County, Miss., July 1, 1850 (age 41 years, 274 days). Interment at Gloucester Plantation Cemetery, Natchez, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. William Prentiss; married to Mary Jane Williams (1824-1891).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Prentiss, Stephen A. — of New London, New London County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Thomas M. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1804-05. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, Walter W. — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Prentiss, William Augustus (1800-1892) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in 1800. Mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1858-59. Died in 1892 (age about 92 years). Burial location unknown.


PRES (Soundex P620) — See also FRES, PEERS, PERES, PERS, PIRES, PORES, PREES, PREIS, PREISS, PRESBA, PRESCO, PRESCOTT, PRESEL, PRESENT, PRESKI, PRESLAR, PRESLER, PRESLEY, PRESNELL, PRESONS, PRESS, PRESSER, PRESSL, PRESSLER, PRESSLEY, PRESSLY, PRESSMAN, PRESSON, PRESTA, PRESTAGE, PRESTERA, PRESTHUS, PRESTIA, PRESTINE, PRESTO, PRESTON, PRESWICK, PREUS, PREUSS, PRIEHS, PRIES, PROS, PRUES, PRUS, PRYSE, SPEER, SPERR.

  PRES: See also Pres Waldrop


PRESBA (Soundex P621) — See also DRESBACH, DRIESBACH, GRIESBAUER, PRES, SCORESBY.

  PRESBA: See also Clinton Presba Anderson


PRESCHLACK (Soundex P624) — See also AESCHLIMAN, KOCHLACS, MOESCHLER, PRESCILLA, PRESCO, PRESCOTT, SCHLACHTER, SCHLACK, SCHLACTER.

  Preschlack, John E. (b. 1933) — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 30, 1933. Mayor of Lake Forest, Ill., 2002-05. Still living as of 2005.


PRESCILLA (Soundex P624) — See also CARRESCIA, CRESCI, PRESCHLACK, PRESCO, PRESCOTT, RESCIGNO, SCARPELLI, SCECILLA, SCILEPPI.

  PRESCILLA: See also Prescilla S. Scruggs


PRESCO (Soundex P620) — See also CRESPO, ESCO, FRESCOLN, PRES, PRESCHLACK, PRESCILLA, PRESCOTT, PRESKI, PRISCO, PROSKEY, PROSKY, TRESCOTT.

  PRESCO: See also Presco Wright


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