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PURCELL (Soundex P624) — See also COURCELLE, PARSAL, PEARSALL, PEIRSOL, PERCIL, PERSALL, PERZEL, PIERSOL, PURCELLS, PURCHASE, PURCHES, PURCHIO, PURCIFULL, PURSEL, PURSELL.

  PURCELL: See also Purcell D. Ball — George Gordon Battle Liddy — Tom Liddy — Angus Wilton McLean — John Lawrence Slattery — Alfred Alvin Wiegardt
  Purcell, Absalom B. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Bill — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1986-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2000; speaker, 1996; mayor of Nashville, Tenn., 2000-. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Married to Debbie Miller.
  Purcell, Carolyn L. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, E. B. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Purcell, Everett See Franklin Everett Purcell
  Purcell, F. Everett See Franklin Everett Purcell
  Purcell, Francis Keon (1878-1950) — also known as Francis K. Purcell — Born in 1878. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1948. Died in 1950 (age about 72 years). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Purcell (1848-1931) and Cecelia (Neary) Purcell (1849-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purcell, Francis T. — of Malverne, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Mayor of Malverne, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Purcell, Francis X. — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  Purcell, Frank A. — Square Deal candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Franklin Everett (1879-1927) — also known as F. Everett Purcell — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Born in Kentucky, February 10, 1879. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; postmaster at Enid, Okla., 1906-13; candidate for Oklahoma state auditor, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1920. Died, from heart disease, in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., February 13, 1927 (age 48 years, 3 days). Interment at Enid Cemetery, Enid, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Frank P. Purcell (1853-1901) and Susan F. Purcell (1854-1939); married 1908 to Pearl E. Shively (1881-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purcell, Ganson — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1941-46; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1942-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Purcell, George — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, George W. — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Bloomington, Ind., 1933-52 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Gerry — Republican. Candidate in primary for Georgia insurance commissioner, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Purcell, Gladys F. — of Michigan. American Independent candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 31st District, 1972; American Independent candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Purcell, Graham Boynton, Jr. (1919-2011) — also known as Graham Purcell, Jr. — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex. Born in Archer City, Archer County, Tex., May 5, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; district judge in Texas, 1955; U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1962-73; defeated, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Presbyterian. Died June 11, 2011 (age 92 years, 37 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Purcell, Griffith See W. Griffith Purcell
  Purcell, Harold H. — of Palmyra, Fluvanna County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Fluvanna, Goochland & Louisa counties, 1948-58; resigned 1958; member of Virginia state senate, 1959-65 (26th District 1959-63, 25th District 1964-65). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Henry (1848-1931) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Wilna, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 13, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1911, 1914; appointed 1911; defeated, 1911; appointed 1914; defeated, 1914; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1928. Died, from pneumonia, in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., January 20, 1931 (age 82 years, 99 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Purcell (1810-1872) and Susan (Keon) Purcell; married 1877 to Cecelia Neary (1849-1925); father of Francis Keon Purcell (1878-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purcell, Ike See Isaac T. Purcell
  Purcell, Isaac L. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1896. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Isaac T. (b. 1855) — also known as Ike Purcell — of Grainfield, Gove County, Kan.; WaKeeney, Trego County, Kan. Born in Indiana, 1855. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896, 1916; Register, U.S. Land Office, WaKeeney, Kansas, 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, James — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, James A. — Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state senate 18th District, 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Purcell, James F. — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Colchester, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Jane Wall — also known as Mrs. Richard Purcell — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Swanton, Franklin County, Vt. Democrat. School teacher; accountant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Joe Edward (1923-1987) — also known as Joe Purcell — of Benton, Saline County, Ark. Born in Warren, Bradley County, Ark., July 29, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; municipal judge in Arkansas, 1959-66; Arkansas state attorney general, 1967-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1975-81; Governor of Arkansas, 1979; defeated in primary, 1970. Died in 1987 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Purcell, John Cecil (1885-1938) — also known as John C. Purcell — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y.; Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., January 28, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1932; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936. Died in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 27, 1938 (age 53 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lezon Henry Purcell and Cecelia (Neary) Purcell; married 1920 to Elizabeth Fitch Hathway (1893-1937); first cousin once removed of Stillman Stephen Light; second cousin five times removed of Aaron Burr; third cousin thrice removed of Ezra Cornell (1807-1874).
  Political families: Cornell family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Pendleton family of Connecticut; Cornell-Schilplin-Washburn-Burr family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Purcell, John H. — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, John J. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Rensselaer County Democratic Party, 1955; mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1956-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956, 1960, 1964 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, John L. (born c.1881) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., about 1881. Democrat. Manufacturers' agent; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1913-14; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1928-30. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, John P. — of New Dorp, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at New Dorp, N.Y., 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, John W., Sr. — of Michigan. American Independent candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Purcell, Justin V. — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1952; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Miles J. — of Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 10th Circuit, 1911; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, R. R. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Mrs. R. R. — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Montana, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Mrs. Richard See Jane Wall Purcell
  Purcell, Robert — of Jordan, Garfield County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, T. E. — of Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Thomas — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Thomas J. — of Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1907 (Citizens Union), 1920 (Democratic). Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, Thomas J. — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Purcell, W. Griffith — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, W. H. — of Alliance, Stark County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, William — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, William E. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Shelton, Connecticut, 1947-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purcell, William Edward (1856-1928) — also known as William E. Purcell — of Wahpeton, Richland County, N.Dak. Born in Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J., August 3, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Dakota Territory, 1888-89; delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Richland County, 1889; Richland County State's Attorney, 1889-91; member of Democratic National Committee from North Dakota, 1889; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1892, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); member of North Dakota state senate, 1906-10; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1910-11; defeated, 1914. Catholic. Died in 1928 (age about 71 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Wahpeton, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Purcell and Johanna (Duggan) Purcell; married, April 3, 1889, to Myra E. Stevens.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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