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PURCELLS (Soundex P624) — See also COURCELLE, ELLS, PARCELS, PURCELL, PURCHASE, PURCHES, PURCHIO, PURCIFULL.

  Purcells, Samuel C. — of New Providence, Union County, N.J. Postmaster at New Providence, N.J., 1901. Burial location unknown.


PURCHASE (Soundex P622) — See also BURCHAM, BURCHARD, CHASE, CHASEY, HASE, KURCHARCZYK, PARKES, PARKESS, PARKS, PORCHAS, PRAX, PROUX, PURCELL, PURCELLS, PURCHES, PURCHIO, PURCIFULL, YURCHAK.

  Purchase, Kenneth — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURCHES (Soundex P622) — See also BURCHELL, BURCHENAL, BURCHET, BURCHETT, COURCHESNE, DORCHESTER, FURCHES, MARCHESE, MARCHESSAULT, MARCHESSEAU, MARCHESSEAULT, PARKES, PARKESS, PARKS, PORCHAS, PRAX, PROUX, PUNCHES, PURCELL, PURCELLS, PURCHASE, PURCHIO, PURCIFULL, ZURCHER.

  Purches, Fred H. (b. 1881) — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., October 5, 1881. Republican. Insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Grange. Burial location unknown.


PURCHIO (Soundex P620) — See also BURCHILL, BURCHINAL, CARCHIO, CHURCHILL, FORCHION, MARCHIONE, MARCHIORO, MCMURCHIE, MURCHIE, MURCHINSON, MURCHISON, PALARCHIO, PARKEY, PEARCY, PERCY, PERKY, PIERCY, PIRKA, PIRKEY, PURCELL, PURCELLS, PURCHASE, PURCHES, PURCIFULL, PURKEY, TORCHIO, VERCHIO.

  Purchio, John J. — of Hayward, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURCIFULL (Soundex P621) — See also AJIFU, BURCIAGA, CIFUENTES, CURCI, CURCIO, DREIFUSS, FURCINITE, HIFUO, JURCINSIN, PERCIFIELD, PURCELL, PURCELLS, PURCHASE, PURCHES, PURCHIO, UJIFUSA, URCIL.

  Purcifull, Jefferson — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.


PURD (Soundex P630) — See also BURD, GURD, PEARD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  PURD: See also G. Purd Hays — George Purd Hays


PURDICK (Soundex P632) — See also BURDIC, BURDICK, DICK, HARDICK, HURDIC, MURDICK, PURD, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  Purdick, H. E. — of Polo, Caldwell County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Caldwell County Republican Party, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURDIE (Soundex P630) — See also PARDAU, PARDEE, PARDI, PARDO, PARDUE, PERDUE, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  Purdie, Christine — of Hampton, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Purdie, T. W. — of Freeborn County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1859-60, 1878 (District 14 1859-60, District 5 1878). Burial location unknown.


PURDIN (Soundex P635) — See also BURDINE, GOURDIN, GOURDINE, GURDIN, PARDUN, PERRODIN, PRUDDEN, PRUDEN, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY, SCHURDING.

  Purdin, John I. — of Montrose, McCook County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 11th District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.


PURDOM (Soundex P635) — See also PORDUM, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  PURDOM: See also Jonathan McMillan Davis
  Purdom, Lee S. — of Blackshear, Pierce County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purdom, Lester — of Jenkins, Barry County, Mo. Republican. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Purdom, Nelson — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Kokomo, Ind., 1865-66. Burial location unknown.


PURDOME (Soundex P635) — See also PORDUM, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  Purdome, J. A. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURDON (Soundex P635) — See also BOURDON, BURDON, PARDUN, PERRODIN, PRUDDEN, PRUDEN, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDUE, PURDUM, PURDY.

  PURDON: See also Malcolm Taney Brice — J. Purdon Wright
  Purdon, Arthur E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Purdon, James — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Purdon, Jerry — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 24th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Purdon, Richard B. — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Postmaster at Huntsville, Ala., 1818-20. Burial location unknown.
  Purdon, Tim — of North Dakota. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


PURDUE (Soundex P630) — See also MORDUE, PARDAU, PARDEE, PARDI, PARDO, PARDUE, PERDUE, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUM, PURDY.

  PURDUE: See also Henry Christian Augustus Damm


PURDUM (Soundex P635) — See also PORDUM, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDY.

  PURDUM: See also Clarence Martin Montee
  Purdum, Rudolphus W. — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1896; mayor of Nampa, Idaho, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Purdum, William L. — of Maryland. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.


PURDY (Soundex P630) — See also PARDAU, PARDEE, PARDI, PARDO, PARDUE, PERDUE, PRUDY, PURD, PURDICK, PURDIE, PURDIN, PURDOM, PURDOME, PURDON, PURDUE, PURDUM.

  PURDY: See also George Lincoln Bunn — Henry Purdy Day — William H. Deubel — Purdy Kinkaid — Charles Dunsmore Millard
  Purdy, Albert G. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1857, 1862 (Madison County 1st District 1857, Madison County 2nd District 1862). Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Albert L. — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1906, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Ambrose H. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Boice See T. Boice Purdy
  Purdy, Clare T. — of Tuscola County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate, 1914 (21st District), 1936 (20th District); candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Clifford H. — of Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Purdy, Ebenezer — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1779-80, 1782-85, 1786-87, 1790-92, 1794-95; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1800-06; resigned 1806; member of New York council of appointment, 1803. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Edward A. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; postmaster at Minneapolis, Minn., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Edwin B. — of San Francisco, Calif. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, George A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Gerald A. — of Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. Elected () mayor of Kaysville, Utah 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Purdy, H. W. — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Harold See J. Harold Purdy
  Purdy, Harry E. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 99th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Purdy, Henry — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1860-61, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Henry Klugh (1886-1949) — of Ridgeland, Jasper County, S.C. Born in Abbeville County, S.C., December 1, 1886. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate from Jasper County, 1917-20, 1933-36; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Jasper County, 1925-28. Methodist. Member, Pi Kappa Phi. Died in Jasper County, S.C., April 27, 1949 (age 62 years, 147 days). Interment at Grahamville Cemetery, Ridgeland, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Parker Purdy (1855-1912) and Nannie (Klugh) Purdy (1863-1887); married, January 9, 1913, to Augusta Ryan (1894-1984).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purdy, Henry T. — U.S. Consular Agent in Puntarenas, as of 1924; U.S. Vice Consul in San Jose, as of 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, J. Harold — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for village president of Ossining, New York, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, James R. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Purdy, John M. — of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Doylestown, Pa., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, John T. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, John W. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Alpena District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, L. M. — Dakota territorial auditor, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, La Roy H. — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state senate, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Levi T. — of Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Morrisville, Pa., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Milton D. — of Minnesota. Republican. U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1901-02; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Paul J. — of Sullivan County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Robert — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 4th District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Robert de C. — U.S. Vice Consul in Tela, as of 1922-32. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Robert Obadiah (1857-1935) — also known as Robert O. Purdy — of Sumter, Sumter County, S.C. Born in Brunswick County, Va., February 11, 1857. Mayor of Sumter, S.C., 1890; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1902-07. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died January 29, 1935 (age 77 years, 352 days). Interment at Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Purdy and Jane Purdy; married, December 18, 1883, to Harriet H. 'Hattie' Ingram (1856-1914).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purdy, Robert W. — of Bergen County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1928-30. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Samuel — of California. Lieutenant Governor of California, 1852-56. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Samuel M. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Smith Meade (1796-1870) — of New York. Born in New York, 1796. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1843-45. Died in 1870 (age about 74 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purdy, T. Boice — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Purdy, W. N. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1930-31. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Wesley W. — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purdy, Will E. See William Ellsworth Purdy
  Purdy, William Ellsworth (d. 1925) — also known as Will E. Purdy — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Nonpartisan candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1920. Died in 1925. Interment at Jason Lee Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Purdy, Zalmon F. — of Monroe, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Monroe, 1910. Burial location unknown.


PURFURST (Soundex P616) — See also FURSE, FURSMAN, FURST, HERFURTH, RUTHERFURD, SEARFUS, WONDERFUL.

  Purfurst, Ernest — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


PURI (Soundex P600) — See also PERI, POREE, PORRY, POWRIE, PURICELLI, PURIFOY, PURINGTON, PURINTON, PURITON, PURITZ, PURL.

  Puri, Sunil — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


PURICELLI (Soundex P624) — See also BRICELAND, CARNICELLI, CELLI, DEBICELLA, FITZMAURICE, LAURICELLA, MARICELA, MAURICE, MAURICETTE, MICELLI, MONTICELLO, MOURICE, PONTICELLO, PURI, PURIFOY, PURINGTON, PURINTON, PURITON, PURITZ, TORRICELLI, URICE.

  PURICELLI: See also Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.


PURIFOY (Soundex P610) — See also HARRIFORD, HERIFORD, PEURIFOY, PROPHY, PURI, PURICELLI, PURINGTON, PURINTON, PURITON, PURITZ, RIFORD.

  Purifoy, Donald — of Homestead, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Purifoy, John — Secretary of state of Alabama, 1915-19. Burial location unknown.


PURINGTON (Soundex P652) — See also DURINGER, HEURING, NEURINGER, PARRINGTON, PERINGTON, PIRINGTON, PURI, PURICELLI, PURIFOY, PURINTON, PURITON, PURITZ, PURRINGTON, SCHURING, SCHURINGA, STAURING, THURING.

  Purington, Arthur K. — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928. Burial location unknown.


PURINTON (Soundex P653) — See also BRINTON, HERRINTON, PARANTAN, PRINTON, PURI, PURICELLI, PURIFOY, PURINGTON, PURITON, PURITZ.

  Purinton, (need first name) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Purinton, David B. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1861-66. Burial location unknown.
  Purinton, Herbert H. — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Purinton, Horace — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1905-06; defeated, 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Purinton, James C. — of Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Postmaster at Topsham, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.


PURITON (Soundex P635) — See also CHARITON, HARITON, HARRITON, PARTAIN, PARTEN, PARTHENIA, PARTIN, PARTNOW, PARTON, PORTEN, PROTAN, PROTIN, PURI, PURICELLI, PURIFOY, PURINGTON, PURINTON, PURITZ, RITON.

  Puriton, Frank B. — of Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Fairfield, Maine, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.


PURITZ (Soundex P632) — See also LAURITZEN, MAURITZ, MAURITZDATTER, MAURITZON, PERITZ, PORITZ, PRITZ, PURI, PURICELLI, PURIFOY, PURINGTON, PURINTON, PURITON, RITZ, TURITZ.

  Puritz, Alfred (d. 1965) — also known as "Sparky" — of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1940. Died October 19, 1965. Buried at sea in Caribbean Sea.
  Puritz, David — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1963-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Puritz, David A. — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1987-90. Still living as of 1990.


PURKEY (Soundex P620) — See also BURKEY, KUYPER, PARKEY, PEARCY, PERCY, PERKY, PIERCY, PIRKA, PIRKEY, PURCHIO, PURKITT.

  Purkey, Bob See Harry Robert Purkey
  Purkey, Harry Robert (born c.1934) — also known as Bob Purkey — of Virginia Beach, Va. Born about 1934. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004; elected Virginia state house of delegates 82nd District 2011. Still living as of 2011.


PURKITT (Soundex P623) — See also BURKITT, KITT, PARKET, PRACHT, PRICHETT, PRICHETTE, PRICKETT, PRICKITT, PURKEY.

  Purkitt, Claude Fouts (1875-1930) — also known as Claude F. Purkitt — of Willows, Glenn County, Calif. Born in Fouts Springs, Colusa County, Calif., September 7, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state senate, 1914-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916; superior court judge in California, 1921-28; California Democratic state chair, 1922-28. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Willows, Glenn County, Calif., January 11, 1930 (age 54 years, 126 days). Interment at Willows Cemetery, Willows, Calif.


PURL (Soundex P640) — See also PEARL, PERL, PERLE, PURI, SPURLIN, SPURLING, SPURLOCK.

  Purl, George Clark — also known as George C. Purl — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.


PURMAN (Soundex P655) — See also BURMAN, FURMAN, PARMAN, PARMON, PEARMAN, PERMIN, PIERMAN, POORMAN, PURMORK, PURMORT.

  PURMAN: See also Purman Wilson
  Purman, Andrew A. — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1870-72 (24th District 1870-71, 25th District 1872). Burial location unknown.
  Purman, William James (1840-1928) — of Jackson County, Fla. Born in Pennsylvania, 1840. Republican. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1868; member of Florida state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1873-77 (at-large 1873-75, 1st District 1875-77); delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1876. Died in 1928 (age about 88 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


PURMORK (Soundex P656) — See also ARMOR, LIVERMORE, MARMORSTEIN, MORK, MORKEN, PURMAN, PURMORT, THURMOND, VERMOREL.

  Purmork, George H. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1899. Burial location unknown.


PURMORT (Soundex P656) — See also ARMOR, LIVERMORE, MARMORSTEIN, PURMAN, PURMORK, THURMOND, VERMOREL.

  PURMORT: See also M. C. Eames
  Purmort, C. A. L. — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. Postmaster at Van Wert, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Purmort, C. M. — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purmort, O. M. — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.


PURNAL (Soundex P654) — See also CURNALIA, DURNALL, FURNALD, PARNALL, PARNELL, PERENNIAL, PERNEL, PERNELL, PURNAS, PURNELL, PURNER.

  PURNAL: See also Purnal Tindall


PURNAS (Soundex P652) — See also BERNASCONI, BERNASHE, BURNASH, FURNAS, LIVERNASH, PARINS, PARNES, PARNESS, PARNIS, PIERNAS, PIRANESI, PRINCE, PRINS, PRINZ, PURNAL, PURNELL, PURNER, TARNAS.

  Purnas, R. W. — of Nebraska. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1868. Burial location unknown.


PURNELL (Soundex P654) — See also BURNELL, DURNELL, NELL, PARNALL, PARNELL, PERENNIAL, PERNEL, PERNELL, PURNAL, PURNAS, PURNER.

  PURNELL: See also Sylvester John Abbott — Littleton Purnell Dennis — Purnell N. Dodd — George Purnell Fisher — William Purnell Jackson — William Purnell Lambertson — John Purnell Owens — Charles Polk — Purnell F. Sappington
  Purnell, Charles — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Purnell, Frank — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purnell, Fred Sampson (1882-1939) — also known as Fred S. Purnell — of Attica, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Fountain County, Ind., October 25, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1917-33; defeated, 1914. Disciples of Christ. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in 1939 (age about 56 years). Interment at Rockfield Cemetery, Near Veedersburg, Fountain County, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel J. Purnell and Odessa (Furr) Purnell; married, June 27, 1907, to Elizabeth Shoaf.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Purnell, Harold W. T. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 5th District, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purnell, Thomas R. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Purnell, Thomas Richard (1847-1908) — Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., November 11, 1847. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1897-1908; died in office 1908. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 19, 1908 (age 61 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Purnell, William C. — of Towson, Baltimore County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952 (speaker), 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purnell, William H. — of Ocean City, Worcester County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Ocean City, Md., 1881-91. Burial location unknown.
  Purnell, William Henry (1826-1902) — also known as William H. Purnell — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Worcester County, Md., February 3, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; Maryland state comptroller, 1856-61; resigned 1861; postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1861-66; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; college professor; president, Delaware College, 1870-85. Died March 30, 1902 (age 76 years, 55 days). Interment somewhere in Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Purnell (1784-1859) and Maria (Bowen) Purnell; married, June 13, 1849, to Margaret Neill Martin (1825-1895).
  See also Wikipedia article


PURNER (Soundex P656) — See also BURNER, DAURNER, DURNER, GLASSBURNER, HILTBURNER, HURNER, LATURNER, LOCKBURNER, MURNER, PIRNER, PRUNER, PUNER, PURNAL, PURNAS, PURNELL, PURZNER, SOJOURNER, STONEBURNER, TURNER, URNER, WEIDENBURNER.

  Purner, J. W. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Philadelphia, Pa., 1931. Burial location unknown.


PURPLE (Soundex P614) — See also HARPLEY, MARPLE, PURPUR, PURPUS, SHARPLES, SHARPLESS, SHARPLEY, SURPLESS, TARPLEY.

  Purple, Gilbert E. — Progressive. Candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Purple, Hascall C. — of Burt County, Neb. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Purple, Mayo Smith (c.1860-1942) — also known as Mayo S. Purple — of East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., about 1860. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hampton, 1885, 1933-40. Died September 29, 1942 (age about 82 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, East Hampton, Conn.
  Purple, Norman H. — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1844; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1845-48; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Peoria and Stark counties, 1862. Interment at Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Ill.
  Purple, Mrs. W. C. — of Bradford, McKean County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


PURPUR (Soundex P616) — See also CORPUT, HARPUR, ORPUT, PERPER, PORPORA, PROPER, PROPPER, PURPLE, PURPUS, SCARPULLA.

  Purpur, George F. — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Pa., 1943-69. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURPUS (Soundex P612) — See also CORPUT, HARPUR, ORPUT, PURPLE, PURPUR, SCARPULLA.

  Purpus, Edward C. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.


PURR (Soundex P600) — See also BURR, CAPPURRO, FURR, GURR, PARR, PERR, POOR, POORE, PORE, PORR, POYER, PURRINGTON, PURROY, RUPP, SPURR, SPURRIER.

  PURR: See also Purr Whalley


PURRINGTON (Soundex P652) — See also CAPPURRO, CURRIN, HURRINGTON, MCGURRIN, MURRIN, PARRINGTON, PERINGTON, PIRINGTON, PURINGTON, PURR, PURROY, SPURR, SPURRIER.

  PURRINGTON: See also William Purrington Cole, Jr.
  Purrington, Fannie — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn.; Pequabuck, Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Purrington, Wilbur M. — of Williamsburg, Hampshire County, Mass. Prohibition candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1894. Burial location unknown.


PURROY (Soundex P600) — See also ARROYO, CAPPURRO, PURR, PURRINGTON, SPURR, SPURRIER.

  PURROY: See also John Purroy Mitchel
  Purroy, Henry D. (1848-1903) — of Fordham, New York, New York County (now Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 27, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; led the New York City Fire Department in 1885-93, and brought many innovations; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896; New York County Clerk, 1893. Spanish and Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 22, 1903 (age 54 years, 360 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Purroy; uncle of John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


PURSE (Soundex P620) — See also FURSE, PARSE, PEARS, PEARSE, PEERS, PERS, PERSSE, PIERSE, PREUS, PREUSS, PRUES, PURSEL, PURSELL, PURSER, PURSES, PURSLEY, SUPER, SUPREE.

  Purse, James A., Jr. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purse, Thomas — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.


PURSEL (Soundex P624) — See also PARSAL, PEARSALL, PEIRSOL, PERCIL, PERSALL, PERZEL, PIERSOL, PURCELL, PURSE, PURSELL, PURSER, PURSES, PURSLEY, VURSELL.

  PURSEL: See also Samuel Harrison Elrod
  Pursel, John H. (b. 1896) — of Warren County, N.J. Born in Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J., 1896. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1929-31; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Warren County; elected 1933; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Warren County, 1947. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Pursel, Kent Doak (1904-1967) — also known as Kent D. Pursel — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., January 7, 1904. Republican. Pharmacist; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948; Alameda County Supervisor, 1951-67. Protestant. Member, Elks. Died August 15, 1967 (age 63 years, 220 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pursel, Peter — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1866-69. Burial location unknown.


PURSELL (Soundex P624) — See also HARSELL, MARSELL, MARSELLA, MARSELLUS, MORSELL, PARSAL, PEARSALL, PEIRSOL, PERCIL, PERSALL, PERZEL, PIERSOL, PURCELL, PURSE, PURSEL, PURSER, PURSES, PURSLEY, SELL, VURSELL.

  Pursell, Carl Duane (1932-2009) — also known as Carl D. Pursell — of Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Imlay City, Lapeer County, Mich., December 19, 1932. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1971-77; defeated in primary, 1966; resigned 1977; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1977-93; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Protestant. Died in Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich., June 11, 2009 (age 76 years, 174 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pursell, Cassell — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Pursell, H. D. — of Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Pursell, James — of Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio. Born in Ohio. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Ohio District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Pursell, R. Roy — of Michigan. Independent American candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Pursell, Roy See R. Roy Pursell
  Pursell, S. C. — of Bucks County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Bucks County, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.


PURSER (Soundex P626) — See also COURSER, PREISER, PRESSER, PREUSSER, PRICER, PRIZER, PROSSER, PRUSER, PURSE, PURSEL, PURSELL, PURSES, PURSLEY.

  Purser, B. B. — of Amite City, Tangipahoa Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.


PURSES (Soundex P622) — See also PRECIOUS, PREZIOSO, PURSE, PURSEL, PURSELL, PURSER, PURSLEY.

  Purses, Sam — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1984-91. Still living as of 1991.


PURSLEY (Soundex P624) — See also BURSLEM, BURSLEY, HURSLEY, OURSLER, PARSLEY, PARSLOE, PARSLOW, PERSLEY, PURSE, PURSEL, PURSELL, PURSER, PURSES.

  PURSLEY: See also Chester Arch Bay
  Pursley, Alex See Alexander N. Pursley
  Pursley, Alexander N. (d. 1959) — also known as Alex Pursley — of Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Died in Blackford County, Ind., 1959. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Hartford City, Ind.
  Pursley, David R. — of Laurelton, Union County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pursley, Frank B. — of Lonedell, Franklin County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Pursley, Frank E. — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pursley, Louis A. — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


PURTELL (Soundex P634) — See also BURTELL, COURTELIS, HURTEL, PORTELL, PURTILL, TELL, TOURTELLOTTE, TOURTELOTTE, TURTELOT.

  Purtell, Martin T. — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936; chair of Chemung County Democratic Party, 1936-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purtell, Patrick S. (1846-1922) — of Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Michigan, March 16, 1846. Farmer; supervisor of Northfield Township, Michigan, 1878-81, 1883-88; grocer. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died November 24, 1922 (age 76 years, 253 days). Interment at St. Thomas Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purtell, Thomas M. — of Cumberland, Barron County, Wis. Republican. Wisconsin state treasurer, 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Purtell, William Arthur (1897-1978) — also known as William A. Purtell — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 6, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; inventor; business executive; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1950; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1952, 1953-59; appointed 1952; defeated, 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Member, American Legion. Died in West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 31, 1978 (age 81 years, 25 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Katherine Cassidy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail


PURTILL (Soundex P634) — See also ARTILLA, LAPORTILLA, MYRTILLA, PORTELL, PURTELL, TILL.

  Purtill, Frank J. — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Purtill, John W., Jr. (born c.1889) — of South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., about 1889. Democrat. Paper manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury, 1919-20; defeated, 1932. Burial location unknown.


PURUCKER (Soundex P626) — See also BAUMRUCKER, BRUCKER, BRUCKERHOFF, DRUCKER, PARCHER, PARKER, PIRCHER, PORCARI, PORCARO, PORCHER, PREACHER, RUCKER, RUCKERT.

  Purucker, James — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Purucker, John S. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 5th District; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.


PURVES (Soundex P612) — See also CORVESE, GURVES, HARVES, LURVEY, PARVIS, PERVIS, PURVIANCE, PURVIS, TORVESTAD, URVE.

  Purves, Alexander — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Cranford, N.J., 1872-75, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Purves, William — U.S. Consular Agent in North Sydney, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.


PURVIANCE (Soundex P615) — See also ADRIANCE, MANERVIA, MINERVIA, PROVANCE, PROVENCE, PROVENCIO, PROVINCE, PROVINES, PROVINS, PURVES, PURVIS.

  Purviance, David — Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1812. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, J. W. — of Indiana. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, J. W. — of Tennessee. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, John N. — of Butler County, Pa. Republican. Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1845-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, Lewis W. (1796-1874) — of Huntington County, Ind. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., April 8, 1796. Farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1839-40. Universalist; later Disciples of Christ. Died in Huntington County, Ind., May 9, 1874 (age 78 years, 31 days). Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, Robert — of Baltimore, Md. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1794-1806. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, Roy A. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Purviance, Samuel Anderson (1809-1882) — also known as Samuel A. Purviance — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Butler County, Pa., January 10, 1809. Lawyer; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837-38, 1872; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1838-39; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1844; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1855-59; defeated (Independent), 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1860, 1864, 1868; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1861; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1864-68. Died in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., February 14, 1882 (age 73 years, 35 days). Interment at Highwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Samuel D. Purviance Purviance, Samuel Dinsmore (1774-c.1806) — also known as Samuel D. Purviance — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Born near Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., January 7, 1774. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1798-99; member of North Carolina state senate from Cumberland County, 1801; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1803-05. Died on an exploring expedition into what is now Kentucky and Tennessee, about 1806 (age about 32 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Purviance (1730-1787) and Eleanor Rebecca (Evans) Purviance (1751-1824); married to Mary Brownlow (1775-1801).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Purviance, William — Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1836-40. Burial location unknown.


PURVIS (Soundex P612) — See also PARVIS, PERVIS, PURVES, PURVIANCE.

  PURVIS: See also Purvis Alexander — John Purvis Duthie — George Langdon Peterson
  Purvis, Albanus C. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Purvis, C. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Arkansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Purvis, Charles — also known as Ed Purvis — of Shrewsbury, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Shrewsbury, Mo., 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Purvis, Charles B. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Purvis, Ed See Charles Purvis
  Purvis, Georgia O. See Georgia Cozzini
  Purvis, Harry H. — Voters for Peace candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Purvis, Mary O. C. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Purvis, Melvin Horace, Jr. (1903-1960) — also known as Melvin H. Purvis; "Little Mel" — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Born in Timmonsville, Florence County, S.C., October 24, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; FBI agent; involved in the capture or killing of outlaws in the 1930s, including John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Member, Kappa Alpha Order. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, in Florence, Florence County, S.C., February 29, 1960 (age 56 years, 128 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Florence, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Melvin Horace Purvis (1869-1938) and Janie Elizabeth (Mims) Purvis (1874-1927); married to Marie Rosanne Willcox (1908-1977); father of Melvin Horace Purvis III (1939-1986).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Purvis, Melvin Horace III (1939-1986) — also known as Melvin Purvis — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Born December 14, 1939. Democrat. Minister; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1984. Christian. Died in Florence, Florence County, S.C., October 18, 1986 (age 46 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Melvin Horace Purvis, Jr. (1903-1960).
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Purvis, Ralph — of Goodland, Sherman County, Kan. Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Purvis, Roy L. — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Mayor of Gainesville, Fla., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PURYEAR (Soundex P660) — See also DURYEA, DURYEE, PARER, PERRIER, POIRER, POIRIER, PORIER.

  PURYEAR: See also Joe Taylor
  Puryear, Eugene — Socialist. Socialism and Liberation candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2008, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Puryear, John R. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880, 1884 (alternate); U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Puryear, Pauline Sims (b. 1900) — also known as Pauline Puryear — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., June 6, 1900. Republican. Social worker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Female. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Puryear, Richard Clauselle (1801-1867) — also known as Richard C. Puryear — of Huntsville, Yadkin County, N.C. Born in Mecklenburg County, Va., February 9, 1801. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1838-46; member of North Carolina state senate, 1852; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1853-57; Delegate from North Carolina to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in Yadkin County, N.C., July 30, 1867 (age 66 years, 171 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


PURZNER (Soundex P625) — See also KERZNER, PURNER.

  Purzner, Ann — of Overland, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Overland, Mo.; elected 2006. Female. Still living as of 2006.


PUSCHECK (Soundex P220) — See also BUCHECKER, CHECK, CHECKI, CHECKLEY, DAECHECK, DOLECHECK, HECK, HOPUSCH, MUSCHECK, PESCHKE, PESHICK, SCHECHINGER, SCHECHTER, SCHECHTMAN, SCHECKLER, SCHECTER, SCHECTOR, TABACHECK, VORACHECK, WORTCHECK, ZIONCHECK.

  Puscheck, John P. — of Brookfield, Cook County, Ill. Born in Illinois. Republican. Postmaster at Brookfield, Ill., 1911. Burial location unknown.


PUSEY (Soundex P200) — See also BUSEY, POSEY, PUZEY.

  PUSEY: See also Isaac Pusey Gray — Joshua Taylor Heald — Charles Warner — William Webb, Jr. — Pusey Wilson
  Pusey, Frederick Taylor — of Delaware County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Delaware County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Pusey, Irvin R. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Pusey, John — of Miller, Hand County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 24th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Pusey, Samuel N. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Pusey, William Henry Mills (1826-1900) — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1826. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1888 (speaker); member of Iowa state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1883-85. Died in 1900 (age about 74 years). Interment at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


PUSHAW (Soundex P200) — See also GOUSHAW, HUSHAW, PASCH, PASHA, PESCH, PEUSCH, POSCH, PUSHCART, PUSHEE, PUSHKOFF, SHAW, UPSHAW.

  Pushaw, David R. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Pushaw, Frank L. — of Canton, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.


PUSHCART (Soundex P226) — See also ASHCOM, ASHCRAFT, ASHCROFT, CATHCART, LUSHCARTNER, PUSHAW, PUSHEE, PUSHKOFF, SMITHCAMP.

  Pushcart Tony: See Anton Joseph Cermak


PUSHEE (Soundex P200) — See also BUSHEE, FOUSHEE, PASCH, PASHA, PESCH, PEUSCH, POSCH, PUSHAW, PUSHCART, PUSHKOFF, SHEE, SHUPE, SHUPPE, UPSHAW.

  Pushee, Henry S. — of Lyme, Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lyme, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PUSHKOFF (Soundex P221) — See also BABUSHKINA, BISHKO, DUSHKOFF, EICHKOFF, FRISHKORN, HERSHKOWITZ, KOFF, LASHKOWITZ, LAUSHKIN, NOUSHKAM, PUSHAW, PUSHCART, PUSHEE, WASHKOWIAK.

  Pushkoff, Reba — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 16th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PUSICH (Soundex P220) — See also PAYZAK, PECYK, PIECIAK, PISECK, PYSYK, PYZIK, YELUSICH.

  Pusich, Mike (1896-1953) — of Douglas (now part of Juneau), Alaska. Born in 1896. Mayor of Douglas, Alaska, 1947-53. Died in 1953 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.


PUSKAR (Soundex P260) — See also PUSKAS.

  Puskar, Louis, Jr. — of West Middlesex, Mercer County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


PUSKAS (Soundex P220) — See also ASTRAUSKAS, GRABAUSKAS, PUSKAR, RACKAUSKAS, STRASDAUSKAS, STRIZAUSKAS, TAPARAUSKAS.

  PUSKAS: See also James Grant O'Hara


PUST (Soundex P230) — See also BUST, FUST, GUST, KAPUSTIJ, PAST, POST, PUSTER, PUTS, RUST, STUP, TUPPS.

  Pust, August (born c.1938) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born about 1938. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Pust, Frances — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


PUSTER (Soundex P236) — See also BUSTER, FUSTER, KAPUSTIJ, PASTER, PASTEUR, PASTOR, PASTORE, PEASTER, PETRUS, PISATURO, PISTOR, POSTER, POSTHAUER, PUST.

  Puster, Henry — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1891. Burial location unknown.


PUTERBAUGH (Soundex P361) — See also ARBAUGH, CARBAUGH, CLATTERBAUGH, FELBERBAUM, HARBAUGH, HILKERBAUMER, KASPERBAUER, KERBAUGH, LAUTERBACH, MERBAUM, OOSTERBAAN, OSTERBACK, OSTERBANKS, OTTERBACHER, OUTERBRIDGE, OVERBAUGH, ROHRBAUGH, SALTERBACK, SATERBAK, UTTERBACK, WUNDERBAUM, YAVERBAUM, ZORBAUGH.

  PUTERBAUGH: See also Grover Cleveland Helm
  Puterbaugh, Sabin D. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Puterbaugh, W. D. — of Malakoff, Henderson County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PUTHAN (Soundex P350) — See also JEDUTHAN, LOUTHAN, PUHAN, PUTHUFF, PUTMAN, RUTHANN, RUTHANNE, THAN.

  PUTHAN: See also Henry Morgenthau, Jr.


PUTHUFF (Soundex P310) — See also HUFF, JEDUTHUN, POTTHOFF, PUTHAN.

  Puthuff, William H. — of Michilimackinac County (now Mackinac County), Mich. Member Michigan territorial council from Michilimackinac County, 1824-25. Burial location unknown.


PUTKA (Soundex P320) — See also BUTKAS, CHUTKAN, LASHUTKA, OPTIC, PATAKI, PATCH, PATEK, PATTOK, PEROUTKA, PETHICK, POTOCKI, PTACH, RUTKA, SUTKA.

  Putka, Andrew C. — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


PUTMAN (Soundex P355) — See also BUTMAN, GUTMAN, PATMAN, PEATMAN, PITMAN, PITTMAN, PUTHAN, PUTNAM.

  Putman, David — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Postmaster at Marietta, Ohio, 1801. Burial location unknown.
  Putman, Fred W. — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Putman, Robert J. — of Tuscola County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County, 1916. Burial location unknown.


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