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PRESCOTT (Soundex P623) — See also COTT, ESCOTT, FRESCOLN, PERSICHETTI, PRES, PRESCHLACK, PRESCILLA, PRESCO, SCOTT, SPECTOR, TRESCOTT, WESCOT, WESCOTT.

  PRESCOTT: See also Charles S. Adams — William Prescott Allen — Arthur Prescott Barker — Timothy Bigelow — John Prescott Bigelow — Prescott Sheldon Bush — Samuel Prescott Calef — George Prescott Carrel — Prescott Childs — Prescott S. Farrar — W. Prescott Foster — Jonathan Prescott Hall — Joel Prescott Heatwole — Samuel Prescott Hildreth — Prescott Huidekoper — Prescott B. Huntington — Carleton Prescott Merrill — Prescott Metcalf — Oscar Prescott Moody — Prescott B. Paull — Roger Sherman — William Prescott Smith — Prescott Spigner — Roger Wolcott — Prescott H. Woodford
  Prescott, Amos H. — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County 2nd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Benjamin F. — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Milford, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Benjamin Franklin (1833-1895) — of Epping, Rockingham County, N.H. Born February 26, 1833. Republican. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1872-74, 1875-77; Governor of New Hampshire, 1877-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880. Died February 21, 1895 (age 61 years, 360 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Prescott, C. B. — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Postmaster at Holyoke, Mass., 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Charles H. — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Charles M. — of Roanoke, Randolph County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1892. Burial location unknown.
Charles T. Prescott Prescott, Charles Test (1884-1961) — also known as Charles T. Prescott — of Prescott, Ogemaw County, Mich. Born in Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich., October 1, 1884. Republican. Merchant; lumber business; real estate broker; rancher; cattle breeder; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1947-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, from a pulmonary embolism, in University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 24, 1961 (age 77 years, 23 days). Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tawas City, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Effie (Test) Prescott (1861-1949) and George Allen Prescott (1862-1927); brother of George Allen Prescott, Jr.; married, October 3, 1906, to Mary Dulany Fitzhugh; uncle of George Allen Prescott (1913-1988).
  Political family: Prescott family of Tawas City, Michigan.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Prescott, Cyrus Dan (1836-1902) — also known as Cyrus D. Prescott — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y., August 15, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for New York Central Railroad; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1878; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1879-83. Died in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., October 23, 1902 (age 66 years, 69 days). Interment at Sauquoit Valley Cemetery, Clayville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Deborah (Linman) Prescott (1805-1874) and Jeremiah Prescott (1806-1872); married to Eliza Fidelia Cady (1843-1924); first cousin of Daniel M. Prescott; third cousin twice removed of John Prescott Bigelow (1797-1872).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Prescott, Daniel M. (1818-1895) — of Washington Mills, Oneida County, N.Y.; New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in New York, December 15, 1818. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1863. Died in Herkimer, Herkimer County, N.Y., July 30, 1895 (age 76 years, 227 days). Interment at Norwich Corners Cemetery, Frankfort, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Prescott (1788-1872) and Ruth (Morgan) Prescott (1790-1873); married to Lydia Bacon (1828-1913); first cousin of Cyrus Dan Prescott; third cousin twice removed of John Prescott Bigelow (1797-1872).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Prescott, Dennis — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Prescott, Dorsey J. — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Elliott D. — of North Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Muskegon County 2nd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Ferne — of Brentwood, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Brentwood; elected 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Prescott, Fitzhugh — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Prescott, Francis (died c.1942) — of Grafton, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1925. Died about 1942. Interment somewhere in Grafton, Mass.
  Prescott, Francis W. — U.S. Consular Agent in Dover, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Frank — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Frank C. (1859-1934) — of California. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., November 15, 1859. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of California state assembly, 1903-06; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1905-06. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 6, 1934 (age 74 years, 52 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Prescott, Frank C. — Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 51st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, George Allen (1862-1927) — also known as George A. Prescott — of Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich. Born in Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, Pa., March 1, 1862. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1895-98; secretary of state of Michigan, 1905-08; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Died in Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich., October 19, 1927 (age 65 years, 232 days). Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tawas City, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Holden Prescott (1828-1913) and Sarah (Barnard) Prescott (1839-1912); married 1883 to Effie May Test (1861-1949); father of Charles Test Prescott and George Allen Prescott, Jr.; grandfather of George Allen Prescott (1913-1988).
  Political family: Prescott family of Tawas City, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Prescott, George Allen, Jr. (1887-1951) — also known as George A. Prescott, Jr. — of Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich. Born in Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich., August 13, 1887. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Died in 1951 (age about 63 years). Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tawas City, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Effie (Test) Prescott (1861-1949) and George Allen Prescott (1862-1927); brother of Charles Test Prescott; married to Lois Edna Taylor; father of George Allen Prescott (1913-1988).
  Political family: Prescott family of Tawas City, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Prescott, George Allen (1913-1988) — also known as George A. Prescott — of Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich. Born in Tawas City, Iosco County, Mich., March 6, 1913. Republican. Real estate broker; Iosco County Clerk, 1951-66; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1967-78 (102nd District 1967-72, 105th District 1973-78). Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau. Died in February, 1988 (age 74 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Allen Prescott, Jr. (1887-1951) and Lois Edna (Taylor) Prescott (1890-1954); nephew of Charles Test Prescott; grandson of George Allen Prescott.
  Political family: Prescott family of Tawas City, Michigan.
  Prescott, George R. — of Perry, Wyoming County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Perry, N.Y., 1943-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, George W. — of Minnesota. Treasurer of Minnesota Territory, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Hugh F. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 37th District, 1974, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Prescott, J. K. — of Arkansas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 7th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, J. Michael — of Tucumcari, Quay County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Prescott, James E. — Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Prescott, Kerri L. — of Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Prescott, L. H. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, L. M. — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Postmaster at Farmington, Maine, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Mellissa — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Prescott, Michael See J. Michael Prescott
  Prescott, Oliver — of New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Patrick — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Ralph — of Chilton, Calumet County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Prescott, Robert S. — of Newton, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Newton; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Robert W. — of Livonia, Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964; chair of Livingston County Democratic Party, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Prescott, Robert W. — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Prescott, Rufus A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Samuel J. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. District of Columbia Republican Party chair, 1925-31; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, Republican National Convention, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Stedman — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936; chief judge of Maryland Court of Appeals, 1964-66. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, Thomas — of Tucumcari, Quay County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Prescott, William — of Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1827-28. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, William C. — of Herkimer, Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, William C. — of Dartmouth, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Prescott, William H. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.


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