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RAE (Soundex R000) — See also PAE, RAGHU, RAIA, RAO, RAU, RAUH, RAW, RAY, RAYA, RAYE, REA, ROE, RUE, RYE, WRAY.

  RAE: See also John Main Coffee — Samuel Elbert — Joseph Habersham — Rae S. Laraba
  Rae, Archibald — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Rae, J. Thomas — U.S. Vice Consul in Pernambuco, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rae, Jason — of Rice Lake, Barron County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Wisconsin, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Rae, John W. — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rae, Thomas See J. Thomas Rae
  Rae, Tom — of Torrington, Goshen County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rae, W. C. — of Montana. Montana state treasurer, 1913-17. Burial location unknown.


RAEBURN (Soundex R165) — See also BORNGRAEBER, BRAUNER, BURN, FREEBURN, GRAEBER, GRAEBNER, HILDEBURN, LEBURN, RABURN, RAYBORN, RAYBOURNE, RAYBURN, SEBURN, STONEBURNER.

  RAEBURN: See also Raeburn R. McMahon
  Raeburn, Byard G. — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1958-73 (acting, 1958). Still living as of 1973.
  Raeburn, Daniel — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAEDER (Soundex R360) — See also ADERER, BAEDER, COENRAEDT, EDER, GAEDE, HAEDER, RADDER, RADER, READER, REDER, REEDER, REHDER, RIEDER, ROEDER, SCHMAEDECKE, YAEDE.

  Raeder, Florence — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAEFLE (Soundex R140) — See also GRAEF, GRAEFE, GRAEFF, RIFFLE.

  RAEFLE: See also Francis Eugene Bouck


RAELSON (Soundex R425) — See also ELSON, ISRAEL, LEARSON, MICHAELS, MICHAELSEN, MICHAELSON, ORNELAS, RAILSON, RAPHAELSON, ROHLSEN, ROLSON, ROWLSON, SALERNO.

  Raelson, E. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.


RAEMER (Soundex R560) — See also BOORAEM, BRAEMER, CRAEMER, EMER, GRAEM, GRAEME, HAEMER, KRAEMER, RAEMISCH, RAIMER, RAMER, RAYMER, REAMER, REMER, RIEMER, ROEMER.

  RAEMER: See also Eugene Ezra Demarest
  Raemer, Clifford M. — of Illinois. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1953-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAEMISCH (Soundex R520) — See also BOORAEM, BRAEMER, CRAEMER, DAMISCH, GRAEM, GRAEME, IRMISH, KRAEMER, MISCH, MISCHAK, MISCHEL, MISCHLER, MISCHLICH, RAEMER, SCHOMISCH.

  Raemisch, Frederick A. — of Dane County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly 78th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


RAESE (Soundex R200) — See also GRAESER, GUIMARAES, PRAESENT, RAAS, RAESLY, RAIES, RASE, RASS, RAYES, REESE, RIESE, ROESE, SEARE.

  Raese, Cleon W. (b. 1888) — of Davis, Tucker County, W.Va. Born in Davis, Tucker County, W.Va., September 7, 1888. Republican. Merchant; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tucker County, 1941-48. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Raese and Minnie (Larue) Raese; married, September 25, 1917, to Salena M. Viering.
  Raese, John Reeves — also known as John R. Raese — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1984, 2010, 2012; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2012.


RAESLY (Soundex R240) — See also BAESLER, GRAESER, GUIMARAES, HAESLY, HOESLY, LESLY, LESLYE, PRAESENT, RAESE, RISLEY, RIZLEY, ROUSLEY, SALYER, SAYLER, WRISLEY.

  Raesly, Barboura G. — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Raesly, George — of Northampton County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Northampton County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.


RAETHER (Soundex R360) — See also DAETH, ETHER, KRAETZ, NAETHING, RAITER, RATHER, SPAETH, WRATHER.

  Raether, Bernard H. — of Eau Claire County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Eau Claire County 2nd District; elected 1954; defeated, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Raether, Gricha — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


RAFACZ (Soundex R120) — See also LAFACE, RFK.

  Rafacz, M. E. — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1929. Burial location unknown.


RAFAELA (Soundex R140) — See also MICAELA, MICHAELA, PFAELZER, RAFFAELE, RAFFAELLE, RUFFOLO.

  RAFAELA: See also Rafaela Puerto


RAFAL (Soundex R140) — See also BAFALIS, CARTAFALSA, GARAFALIA, GARAFALO, LAFALCE, MAFALDA, RAFALKO, RAFFAELE, RAFFAELLE, RAPHAEL, RAPHALL.

  Rafal, Marjorie L. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAFALKO (Soundex R142) — See also BAFALIS, CARTAFALSA, FALKOWSKI, GARAFALIA, GARAFALO, LAFALCE, MAFALDA, RAFAL, RAFALKO-MCNULTY.

  RAFALKO: See also Evelyn Rafalko-McNulty


RAFALKO-MCNULTY (Soundex R142) — See also MCNULTY, RAFALKO.

  Rafalko-McNulty, Evelyn — also known as Evie Rafalko-McNulty — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Rafalko-McNulty, Evie See Evelyn Rafalko-McNulty


RAFANO (Soundex R150) — See also AFAN, ALFANO, BALLAFANT, CALIFANO, DESTAFANO, DESTEFANO, DISTEFANO, FANO, GAROFANO, HANAFAN, ORFAN, RUFFIN, RUFINO, SARRAFAN, SCHIFANO, STEFANO, STEFANOFF, STEFANOVICH.

  Rafano, Robert C. — of South River, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


RAFEEDIE (Soundex R130) — See also BEEDIE, CHAFEE, EDIE, GRAFE, GRAFENSTEIN, HAFEEZ, MCAFEE, MEEDIE, MENAFEE, RAFER, SPEEDIE, TRAFELET, TWEEDIE.

  Rafeedie, Edward (1929-2008) — Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., January 6, 1929. U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California, 1982-96; took senior status 1996. Died in Malibu, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 25, 2008 (age 79 years, 79 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


RAFER (Soundex R160) — See also FREAR, GRAFE, GRAFENSTEIN, KAFER, RABER, RAFEEDIE, RAFTER, RAPER, RIEFER, RUFER, RUFFRA, TRAFELET.

  RAFER: See also Rafer Johnson


RAFF (Soundex R100) — See also DEGRAFF, FARR, GRAFF, NAFF, PAFF, RAFFA, RAFFAELE, RAFFERTY, RAFFETO, RAFFIO, RAFFLER, RAFFO, RAFT, RAIFF, RAUF, REFF, RIFF, RUFF.

  Raff, A. Raymond (1865-1947) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 27, 1865. Democrat. Builder; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1903; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; superintendent of U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, 1934-35; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1935-47; died in office 1947; director, Northwestern National Bank. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 10, 1947 (age 82 years, 227 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Raff and Caroline (Hahn) Raff; married 1889 to Ella Virginia Shinkle (1867-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raff, Elias — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Nassau County 2nd District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Raff, George W. — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Postmaster at Traverse City, Mich., 1891-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Raff, Raymond See A. Raymond Raff


RAFFA (Soundex R100) — See also FARA, GARAFFA, RAFF, RAFFAELE, RAFFAELLE, RAFFO.

  RAFFA: See also Mario Matthew Cuomo — Andrew Mark Cuomo


RAFFAELE (Soundex R140) — See also DAELEY, DEWAELE, GARAFFA, MAELEY, MICHAELE, MICHAELENE, PFAELZER, RAFAELA, RAFAL, RAFF, RAFFA, RAFFAELLE, RAPHAEL, RAPHALL.

  Raffaele, Thomas D. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 11th District; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.


RAFFAELLE (Soundex R140) — See also BURTCHAELL, GARAFFA, PFAELZER, RAFAELA, RAFAL, RAFFA, RAFFAELE, RAPHAEL, RAPHALL, SANTAELLA, THAELL.

  Raffaelle, Joseph A. — of Gordon, Douglas County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAFFERTY (Soundex R163) — See also CAFFERTY, DEGRAFFE, DEGRAFFENREID, DEGRAFFENRIED, DRAFFEIM, DRAFFEN, HALFERTY, LAFFERTY, MACLAFFERTY, MCCAFFERTY, MCCLAFFERTY, RAFF, RAFFETO, RAFTERY, SCHAFFERT.

  RAFFERTY: See also Vivian Rafferty Cosgrove
  Rafferty, Anne Marie — of Boylston, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Rafferty, Dale — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Rafferty, Emily — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Rafferty, James J. — of Manila, Philippines. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1920, 1928, 1932, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, John C. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1856-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, John C., Jr. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 44th District, 2003-04. Still living as of 2004.
  Rafferty, John J. (b. 1896) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 17, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1931-35; mayor of Middlesex, N.J., 1933; chair of Middlesex County Democratic Party, 1934; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1935-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Middlesex County, 1947; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, John K. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 6-B, 1971; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Rafferty, John T. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1928; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Julia — of Wyatt, Mississippi County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Max See Maxwell Lewis Rafferty
  Rafferty, Maxwell Lewis (1917-1982) — also known as Max Rafferty — of La Canada (now part of La Canada Flintridge), Los Angeles County, Calif.; Alabama. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., May 9, 1917. Republican. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; newspaper columnist; California superintendent of public instruction, 1963-70; defeated, 1970; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1968; dean, Education Department, Troy State University, 1971-82. Episcopalian. Irish ancestry. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; Lions; Rotary. Drowned when his car went off the road into a pond, in Troy, Pike County, Ala., June 13, 1982 (age 65 years, 35 days). Interment at Green Hills Cemetery, Troy, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Maxwell Lewis Rafferty (1886-1967) and DeEtta (Cox) Rafferty (1891-1972); married, June 4, 1944, to Frances Luella Longman (1918-1978).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Rafferty, Michael J. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Orville V. — of South Dakota. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Philip — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Robert D. — of Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, Scott — of Mountain View, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Rafferty, W. T. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Rafferty, William F. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.


RAFFETO (Soundex R130) — See also CHAFFETZ, DEGRAFFE, DEGRAFFENREID, DEGRAFFENRIED, DRAFFEIM, DRAFFEN, FETON, MAFFET, MAFFETT, RAFF, RAFFERTY, RAFOTH, RAFT, REFFETT, REFFITT, RIFFAT.

  Raffeto, E. J. — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Mayor of Salinas, Calif., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAFFIO (Soundex R100) — See also FIORA, FORRAI, GRAFFIN, RAFF, RAFFO, RAFI, RAIFFIE.

  Raffio, Franklin — of Bedford, Bedford County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAFFLER (Soundex R146) — See also AFFLECK, AFFLERBACH, RAFF, RIEFLER, ROFFLER, RUYFFELEARE, SAFFLE, SCHAFFLER, WAFFLE.

  Raffler, Larry J. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 55th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


RAFFO (Soundex R100) — See also CRAFFORD, FARRO, RAFF, RAFFA, RAFFIO, RUFFO, TRAFFORD.

  RAFFO: See also Raffo Reynolds


RAFI (Soundex R100) — See also ARIF, FAIR, FRIIA, GRAFIUS, RAFFIO, RAFT, RAIFF, RAIFFIE, RAVI, SARAFITE, SERAFIN, SERAFINA, SERAFINE, TRAFICANT, TRAFICANTE.

  RAFI: See also Rafi Manoukian


RAFORD (Soundex R163) — See also COMAFORD, FORD, GARAFOLA, HANAFORD, HANNAFORD, RADFORD, RAFOTH, RAIFORD, RATFORD, RAYFORD, REFORD, RIFORD, SPAFORD.

  RAFORD: See also Raford W. Herbert


RAFOTH (Soundex R130) — See also FOTHERGILL, FOTHERINGHAM, FOTI, FOTT, FOTTION, GARAFOLA, RAFFETO, RAFORD, RAFT, REFFETT, REFFITT, RIFFAT.

  Rafoth, Eleanor — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.


RAFT (Soundex R130) — See also ASHCRAFT, BECRAFT, CRACRAFT, CRAFT, FRATT, HAYCRAFT, KRAFT, LACRAFT, LECRAFT, LEECRAFT, RAFF, RAFFETO, RAFI, RAFOTH, RAFTER, RAFTERY, RAFTIS, RANFT, RAYCRAFT, REFFETT, REFFITT, REYCRAFT, RIFFAT.

  Raft, William — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


RAFTER (Soundex R136) — See also AFTERWIT, CLAFTER, FRATER, HAFTENKAMP, RAFER, RAFT, RAFTERY, SCHAFTENAAR, SHAFTER.

  RAFTER: See also Fillmore Condit — William Joseph Fallon
  Rafter, James E. — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1920, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Rafter, L. L. — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Rafter, William A. — of Monroe County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867. Burial location unknown.


RAFTERY (Soundex R136) — See also AFTERWIT, CLAFTER, HAFTENKAMP, RAFFERTY, RAFT, RAFTER, SCHAFTENAAR, SHAFTER.

  Raftery, Edward J. — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Raftery, James P. — of Passaic County, N.J. Independent Party candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 14-B, 1969. Still living as of 1969.


RAFTIS (Soundex R132) — See also LOFTIS, RAFT, SAFTIG.

  Raftis, John — of Colville, Stevens County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAGAGLIA (Soundex R224) — See also GAGLIANO, GAGLIARDI, MAGAGNA, NIGAGLIONI.

  Ragaglia, Peter — of Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 73rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


RAGAN (Soundex R250) — See also AGAN, AGRAN, BARRAGAN, BRAGAN, BRAGANCA, GRAGAN, GRANA, KAGAN, PAGAN, RAGEN, RAGIN, RAGLAN, RAGON, REAGAN, REGAN, ROGAN.

  RAGAN: See also Jack Ragan Hamlin — Stephen Pace
  Ragan, Alexander — of Newport, Cocke County, Tenn. Postmaster at Newport, Tenn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Amanda — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Ragan, Charles — of Glendora, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendora, Calif., 1921-23. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Daniel T. — of Gaston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gaston County, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Hugh — of Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, James M. — of Oxford, Calhoun County, Ala. Postmaster at Oxford, Ala., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, John M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Martin (b. 1899) — of Brooke County, W.Va. Born in Pennsylvania, November 11, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Brooke County, 1965-67. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Ragan; married, February 5, 1924, to Suzanne Ubrin; father of Martin A. Ragan (U.S. Marine Corps; killed in action in South Pacific, 1944).
  Ragan, Philip E. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Robert C. — of Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Maumee, Ohio, 1939, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ragan, Rusty — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ragan, Terrell M. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.


RAGAZZI (Soundex R220) — See also ARGAZZI, FUGAZZI, GAZZAM, GAZZANO, GAZZARA, MAGAZZU, RAGUSA, RAIGOSA, RIGAZO.

  Ragazzi, Karen — of Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


RAGEN (Soundex R250) — See also AGNER, ANGER, ARGEN, CRAGEN, GARREN, GERAN, GRANE, KAGEN, NAGER, RAGAN, RAGER, RAGIN, RAGON, RAJEN, RANGE, RAYEN, REGAN.

  RAGEN: See also Ragen Hatcher


RAGER (Soundex R260) — See also AGER, BARAGER, BONTRAGER, DRAGER, GREAR, GREEAR, NAGER, PRAGER, RAGEN, RAKER, RANGER, RAPER, RASER, REAGER, REGER, RIGER, ROGER, RUGER, SHRAGER, STUHLTRAGER, TRAGER.

  RAGER: See also Russell Everett Ake


RAGGI (Soundex R200) — See also BRAGGINS, BRAGGIOTTI, GAIR, RAGGIO, RIGGI, SPRAGGINS.

  Raggi, Reena (b. 1951) — of New York. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., 1951. Lawyer; law clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thomas E. Fairchild, 1976-77; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1986; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1987-2002; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 2002-. Female. Still living as of 2006.


RAGGIO (Soundex R200) — See also ARIGO, ARRIGO, BRAGGINS, BRAGGIOTTI, DEMAGGIO, DIMAGGIO, FAGGIONI, MAGGIO, MAGGIORE, RAGGI, SAGGIO, SPRAGGINS.

Carl Raggio Raggio, Carl — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1988-89, 1992-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Image source: Glendale Public Library
  Raggio, Grier — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 32nd District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Raggio, L. A. — of Rock Hill, York County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Raggio, William J. — of Nevada. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1970; Presidential Elector for Nevada, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


RAGHU (Soundex R200) — See also DONAGHUE, RAE, RAIA, RAO, RAU, RAUH, RAW, RAY, RAYA, RAYE, WRAY.

  RAGHU: See also Raghu Nayak


RAGIN (Soundex R250) — See also AGRIN, ARING, BORAGINO, BRAGINTON, CRAGIN, DRAGICH, DRAGIN, GRAIN, KAGIN, KARAGIANIS, NAGIN, RAGAN, RAGEN, RAGLIN, RAGON, RAIN, RASIN, REAGIN, RIGIN, ROGIN, SPRAGINS.

  RAGIN: See also Asa Griggs Candler — Maurice Schechter
  Ragin, Linda R. — New Alliance candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1986. Female. Still living as of 1986.


RAGLAN (Soundex R245) — See also AGLAR, ARGYELAN, BONCORAGLIO, CRAGLE, DAGLAS, HAGLAND, HOAGLAND, JAGLAY, KRAGLE, RAGAN, RAGLAND, RAGLIN, ROGALIN, TARRAGLIA.

  RAGLAN: See also John Raglan Glascock — Raglan R. Reid


RAGLAND (Soundex R245) — See also AGLAR, BONCORAGLIO, CRAGLE, DAGLAS, GARLAND, GRANDALL, HAGLAND, HOAGLAND, JAGLAY, KRAGLE, LAND, RAGLAN, RAGLIN, TARRAGLIA.

  RAGLAND: See also Samuel E. Chaney — Willoughby Barrett Dobbs
  Ragland, George — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, J. W. — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Granville County, 1868-69. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, Jane L. — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Ragland, Joseph P. — of Washington, D.C. U.S. Vice Consul in SAINT John's, as of 1927; Halifax, as of 1929; U.S. Consul in Halifax, as of 1932; Brisbane, 1936-46; Medellin, as of 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, Kirk See M. Kirk Ragland
  Ragland, Leonard O. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Ragland, M. Kirk — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ragland, Martha — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Ragland, Ned H. (b. 1909) — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Lynchburg, Va., August 18, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1957-58. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, Patrick — Secretary of state of Alabama, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, Simeon W. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Webb City, Mo., 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, Walter — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Webb City, Mo.; elected 1930; chair of Jasper County Democratic Party, 1939. Burial location unknown.
  Ragland, William T. — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1920. Burial location unknown.


RAGLIN (Soundex R245) — See also ARGYELAN, ARLING, BONCORAGLIO, CRAGLE, EAGLIN, HOAGLIN, KRAGLE, MAGLINGER, RAGIN, RAGLAN, RAGLAND, RALIN, ROGALIN, TARRAGLIA, TRAVAGLINI, ZACCAGLIN.

  Raglin, H. W. See Henry Walton Raglin
  Raglin, Henry Walton (1817-1882) — also known as H. W. Raglin — of Texas. Born in Mississippi, 1817. Texas Republic Land Office Commissioner, 1840. Died in Austin, Travis County, Tex., December 7, 1882 (age about 65 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.


RAGNAR (Soundex R256) — See also CAVAGNARO, FRAGNITO, GARAGNANI, GUIGNARD, KRAGNESS, MAGNAR, MAGNARELLI, MIGNARD, MORAGNE, MORAGNER, RAGNVALD, REGENER, REGNER, REGNERY, REGNIER, RIGNER, ROEGNER.

  RAGNAR: See also Ragnar G. Nelson


RAGNVALD (Soundex R251) — See also FRAGNITO, GARAGNANI, KRAGNESS, MORAGNE, MORAGNER, RAGNAR.

  RAGNVALD: See also Ragnvald Anderson Nestos


RAGO (Soundex R200) — See also AGOR, ARGO, CRAGO, DRAGO, GOAR, GORA, RAGON, RAGONE, RAGOT, RAGOZIN, REGO, RIGO.

  RAGO: See also Brian M. Hughes
  Rago, Nicholas F. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1934. Burial location unknown.


RAGON (Soundex R250) — See also ARAGON, ARAGONA, BRAGONIER, DRAGON, GARON, GRANO, GRONNA, MONDRAGON, ORGAN, RAGAN, RAGEN, RAGIN, RAGO, RAGONE, ROGAN, RONGA.

  Ragon, H. Heartsill (1885-1940) — of Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark. Born in Logan County, Ark., March 20, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1911-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1920; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1923-33; resigned 1933; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1933-40; died in office 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen. Died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., September 15, 1940 (age 55 years, 179 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of A. J. Ragon and Ann (Heartsill) Ragon; married to Mattie Smith; father of Hiram Heartsill Ragon (1917-1975).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ragon, H. Heartsill See Hiram Heartsill Ragon
  Ragon, Heartsill See H. Heartsill Ragon
  Ragon, Heartsill See Hiram Heartsill Ragon
  Ragon, Hiram Heartsill (1917-1975) — also known as H. Heartsill Ragon — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Born June 14, 1917. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944. Died in August, 1975 (age 58 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of H. Heartsill Ragon (1885-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


RAGONE (Soundex R250) — See also AGENOR, ARAGON, ARAGONA, BRAGONIER, DRAGON, GENARO, GENNARO, GENORA, LAGONEGRO, MAGONE, MONDRAGON, ORANGE, RAGO, RAGON, VANWAGONEN, VANWAGONER, WAGONER.

  Ragone, Peter W. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


RAGOT (Soundex R230) — See also ARGOTE, BAGOT, GARROTT, GROAT, RAGO, RAGUET, ROUGET, SAGOTSKY.

  Ragot, Henry B. — of Northampton County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.


RAGOZIN (Soundex R225) — See also GOZA, GOZALDO, GOZEN, RAGO, ZARAGOZA.

  Ragozin, Rachel — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Workers candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 23rd District, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


RAGSDALE (Soundex R234) — See also DALE, FRAGSTEIN, GRAGSON, LANGSDALE, LASSEGARD, STOGSDALL.

  RAGSDALE: See also Cecil William Bishop — Clifford Ragsdale Hope — Howard Franklin Houk — Greenville Lee Tomlinson
  Ragsdale, B. A. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor-commissioner of Tallahassee, Florida, 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Ben, Jr. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Ragsdale, Clarence — of Moberly, Randolph County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Daniel P. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 123rd District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Ragsdale, Glenn Walker — of Fairfield County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Fairfield County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Howard — of Dade County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dade County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Howard — of Lamar, Prowers County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Ragsdale, Isaac Newton (1859-1937) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Paulding County, Ga., July 25, 1859. Mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1927-31. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., November 27, 1937 (age 78 years, 125 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
  Relatives: Son of Sanders Walker Ragsdale (1809-1896) and Sarah (Haygood) Ragsdale (1813-1897); married, October 9, 1882, to Mary E. Huff (1861-1952).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ragsdale, J. Willard See James Willard Ragsdale
  Ragsdale, James Willard (1872-1919) — also known as J. Willard Ragsdale — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Born in Timmonsville, Florence County, S.C., December 14, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1899-1900; member of South Carolina state senate, 1902-04; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1913-19; died in office 1919. Methodist. Died in Washington, D.C., July 23, 1919 (age 46 years, 221 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Florence, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Littleton Russell Ragsdale and Ellen Adelaide (Byrd) Ragsdale; married, November 15, 1900, to Marie Louise Joynes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ragsdale, James Wilson (b. 1848) — also known as James W. Ragsdale — of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif. Born in Monroe County, Ind., February 12, 1848. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of California state assembly, 1880; member of California state senate, 1880; U.S. Consul in Tientsin, 1897-1903; U.S. Consul General in Tientsin, 1903-08; SAINT Petersburg, 1908-09; Halifax, 1909-11. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Ragsdale, John M. — of Connecticut. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Ragsdale, John W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Mike (born c.1953) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Ragsdale, Paul B. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 110th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Ragsdale, Robert A. — of Russellville, Pope County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ragsdale, Robert W. — of Hudson County, N.J. National Conservative candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 12-A, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Ragsdale, Warren — of Cabool, Texas County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Texas County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ragsdale, Willard See James Willard Ragsdale
  Ragsdale, William F. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Whig. Postmaster at Chattanooga, Tenn., 1852-53; mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1854. Burial location unknown.


RAGUCCI (Soundex R220) — See also ORGECK, ROGICH, SAKAGUCHI, YAMAGUCHI.

  Ragucci, David — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Everett, Mass., 1999-2000. Still living as of 2000.


RAGUET (Soundex R230) — See also ARGOTE, FRAGUELA, MORAGUES, PRAGUE, RAGOT, ROUGET, SPRAGUE.

  Raguet, Condy (1784-1842) — of Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1784. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1818-22; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Brazil, 1825-27. Died in 1842 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Raguet, James — Whig. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1840. Burial location unknown.


RAGUSA (Soundex R220) — See also GUSANOVICH, RAGAZZI, RAIGOSA, RIGAZO, SIRAGUSA, USHIGUSA.

  Ragusa, Phil See Philip Ragusa
  Ragusa, Philip (born c.1940) — also known as Phil Ragusa — of Beachhurst, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born about 1940. Republican. Accountant; candidate for New York state assembly 26th District, 1986, 1986; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.


RAHAL (Soundex R400) — See also HARLA, HARRAL, HARRALL, RAHALL, RAHILL, RAHILLY, RAHL, RAHUL, RAYHILL, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA.

  RAHAL: See also Paul Zakaib, Jr.


RAHALL (Soundex R400) — See also CAHALL, HALL, HARLA, HARRAL, HARRALL, KAHALLEY, RAHAL, RAHILL, RAHILLY, RAHUL, RAPHALL, RAYHILL, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA.

  Rahall, Joe See N. Joe Rahall
  Rahall, N. Joe — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Rahall, Nick Joe II (b. 1949) — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., May 20, 1949. Democrat. Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, 1972-74; director of Rahall Communications, family business, owning radio and TV stations; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from West Virginia, 1977-2012 (4th District 1977-93, 3rd District 1993-2012); arrested in California for drunk driving, 1988. Presbyterian. Lebanese ancestry. Member, Rotary; Elks; Moose; Eagles; NAACP; National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier


RAHAUSER (Soundex R260) — See also HAUSER.

  Rahauser, Joseph P. — of Franklin County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Rahauser, William S. — of Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for burgess of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1941; member of Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1947-48; resigned 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAHILL (Soundex R400) — See also BAHILL, CAHILL, CAHILLANE, DAHILL, HARRAHILL, HARRILL, HILL, IBRAHIM, ISRAHIAH, MCCAHILL, MCMAHILL, MULVAHILL, RAHAL, RAHALL, RAHILLY, RAHUL, RAYHILL, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA.

  Rahill, Dion T. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 6th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.


RAHILLY (Soundex R400) — See also BAHILL, CAHILL, CAHILLANE, DAHILL, HARRAHILL, HILLARY, HILLY, HILLYARD, HILLYER, IBRAHIM, ISRAHIAH, MCCAHILL, MCMAHILL, MULVAHILL, RAHAL, RAHALL, RAHILL, RAHUL, RAYHILL, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA, SCHILLY, THILLY.

  Rahilly, Margaret C. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rahilly, P. H. — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1874, 1878; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1879-80. Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lake City, Minn.


RAHL (Soundex R400) — See also HARL, KAHL, KRAHL, LAHR, PAHL, RAHAL, RAHUL, RAIHLE, RAIL, RAOUL, RAOULLE, RAUL, RAWL, RAWLE, RAYEL, RAYL, RHAEL, RIHL, ROHL, RUHL, STRAHL, STRAHLE.

  Rahl, Henry J. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1912. Burial location unknown.


RAHM (Soundex R500) — See also FRAHM, HARM, KAHM, MAHR, NAHM, RAHMAN, RAHMANN, RAHMBO, RAHN, RAIM, RAMM, RAUM, RAYME, REAHM, REHM, RHAME, ROHM, RUHM.

  RAHM: See also John Andrew Albright — Rahm Israel Emanuel
  Rahm, Herman — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 21st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Rahm, James A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Rahm, John M. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Rahm, William, Jr. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.


RAHMAN (Soundex R550) — See also AHMAD, AHMANN, AHMANSON, DAHMAN, FRAHM, HAARMANN, HARMAN, HARMANN, HARRMAN, LAHMAN, LEAHMAN, RACHMAN, RAHM, RAHMANN, RAHMBO, RAMAN, RAYMAN, REHMANN.

  RAHMAN: See also Rahman Johnson
  Rahman, Shelly H. — of Newtown Square, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Rahman, Sofie — of Snellville, Gwinnett County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


RAHMANN (Soundex R550) — See also AHMAD, AHMANN, AHMANSON, DAHMAN, FRAHM, HAARMANN, HARMAN, HARMANN, HARRMAN, LAHMAN, LEAHMAN, MANN, RAHM, RAHMAN, RAHMBO, RAMAN, RAYMAN, REHMANN.

  Rahmann, John F. — of Madison, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Madison, 1934. Burial location unknown.


RAHMBO (Soundex R510) — See also FRAHM, RAHM, RAHMAN, RAHMANN, RAMBO, REMBAUGH, RHAMBO, RUMBAUGH.

  Rahmbo: See Rahm Israel Emanuel


RAHN (Soundex R500) — See also FRAHN, GRAHN, HARN, KAHN, KRAHN, RAHM, RAHR, RAIN, RAINE, RANE, RANN, RAUN, RAWN, RAYEN, RAYNE, RHAWN, ROHN.

  RAHN: See also Arthur M. Smith
  Rahn, Andrew A. D. — of Orono, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Rahn, Bill See William H. Rahn
  Rahn, George — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 8th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Rahn, J. M. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Rahn, Jacob — of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Schuylkill Haven, Pa., 1848-49. Burial location unknown.
  Rahn, Mark J. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Independent candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  Rahn, William H. — also known as Bill Rahn — of Westmont, DuPage County, Ill. Mayor of Westmont, Ill., 1999-. Still living as of 2009.


RAHOI (Soundex R000) — See also OHAIR, ORAHOOD, RAHY, RIHA, RUHE.

Philip Rahoi Rahoi, Philip J. (1896-1980) — also known as Philip Rahoi — of Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich., April 5, 1896. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Dickinson County, 1935-38; defeated, 1932 (Dickinson County), 1938 (Dickinson County), 1940 (Dickinson County), 1942 (Dickinson County), 1946 (Dickinson District), 1968 (109th District), 1972 (109th District); candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1944 (Republican primary), 1950 (Democratic primary); member of Michigan state senate 31st District, 1955-64; defeated, 1952 (31st District), 1964 (38th District), 1966 (38th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956, 1960 (alternate), 1964 (alternate). Lutheran. Died in Kingsford, Dickinson County, Mich., March 11, 1980 (age 83 years, 341 days). Interment at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Rahoi and Alma (Makoutz) Rahoi; married 1918 to Elsa Hallgren.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58


RAHR (Soundex R600) — See also RAHN, RAUER, ROHR.

  Rahr, William — of Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.


RAHUL (Soundex R400) — See also LAHULLIER, RAHAL, RAHALL, RAHILL, RAHILLY, RAHL, RAOUL, RAUL, RAYHILL, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA.

  RAHUL: See also Rahul Mahajan


RAHY (Soundex R000) — See also GARRAHY, HARRY, RAHOI, RIHA, RUHE, YAHR.

  Rahy, Karl F. — of Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAIA (Soundex R000) — See also ARIA, RAE, RAGHU, RAJA, RAO, RAU, RAUH, RAW, RAY, RAYA, RAYE, WRAY.

  RAIA: See also Louise Raia Palci
  Raia, Andrew P. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly 9th District; elected 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Raia, Louise See Louise Raia Palci
  Raia, Samuel S. — of Saddle River, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. New Jersey Republican state chair, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


RAIBLE (Soundex R140) — See also BARILE, HECKENLAIBLE, LABRIE, LAIBLIN, LIBERA, RABLE, RAIDLE, RIBBLE, RUBLE, SCHAIBLE.

  Raible, Carrie — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930, 1950. Female. Burial location unknown.


RAICH (Soundex R200) — See also CHIRRA, GRAICHEN, RAAK, RABICH, RACH, RACK, RAICHE, RAICHLE, RAIKE, RAISCH, RAISH, RAK, RANICH, RAUCH, RAUCK, RAUK, REICH, RICH, TRAICOFF.

  Raich, Joseph S. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


RAICHE (Soundex R200) — See also AICHELE, ARCHIE, CHIERA, GRAICHEN, RAAK, RACH, RACK, RAICH, RAICHLE, RAIKE, RAK, RAUCH, RAUCK, RAUK, TRAICOFF.

  Raiche, Robert — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Raiche, Robert — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


RAICHLE (Soundex R240) — See also ARCHILLE, CHARLIE, GRAICHEN, RAICH, RAICHE, RAIHLE, REICHLE, TRAICOFF.

  Raichle, Gladys — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


RAIDLE (Soundex R340) — See also BRAID, BRAIDEN, BRAIDWOOD, BRAIDY, DARIEL, DELAIR, DERIAL, LAIDLAW, LAIDLER, LAIDLEY, LEAIRD, RAIBLE, REIDL, RIDDLE, RIDLE, RIEDL, RODDLE, SORAIDA, ZORAIDA.

  Raidle, Stanley H. — Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAIES (Soundex R200) — See also ARIES, ASIER, ASIRE, DESHAIES, ERISA, RAAS, RAESE, RAIKES, RAINES, RASE, RASS, RAYES, RIES, SIERRA.

  Raies, Norman — of Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1934. Burial location unknown.


RAIFF (Soundex R100) — See also ARIF, FAIR, FRIIA, RAFF, RAFI, RAIFFIE, RAIFORD, RAUF, REIFF, RIFF.

  Raiff, Urban — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


RAIFFIE (Soundex R100) — See also CLIFFIE, RAFFIO, RAFI, RAIFF, RAIFORD.

  Raiffie, Harry C. (1908-1968) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 12, 1908. Democrat. Vending machine business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1953-67. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1968 (age about 60 years). Interment at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, University City, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, March 13, 1938, to Sue M. Grunberg.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


RAIFORD (Soundex R163) — See also FORD, RAFORD, RAIFF, RAIFFIE, RATFORD, RAYFORD, RIFORD.

  Raiford, Edward F. — of Suffolk, Va. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Raiford, F. T. — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1916, 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Raiford, Maurice T. — of South Carolina. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Raiford, Philip — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1779, 1819. Burial location unknown.


RAIGORODSKY (Soundex R263) — See also BAGOROZY, BRODSHAUG, BRODSKY, CORODEMUS, CRAIGO, GRIGORAKIS, GRODSKY, HORODYNSKT, KORODAN, NOVOGRODSKY, PIGORS, RAIGOSA, RIGOR, SALUDSKY, SIGNAIGO, VIGOR, VIGORITO, VILLARAIGOSA, WALIGORA.

  Raigorodsky, Mrs. Paul — of Kerrville, Kerr County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Raigorodsky, Paul — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAIGOSA (Soundex R220) — See also BIGOS, CRAIGO, GOSAR, RAGAZZI, RAGUSA, RAIGORODSKY, RIGAZO, SIGNAIGO, VILLARAIGOSA.

  RAIGOSA: See also Antonio Ramó Villaraigosa


RAIGUEL (Soundex R240) — See also LAGUIRE, LARREGUI, PASSAILAIGUE, REGAL, REIGEL, RIEGEL, RIGELL, RUGEL, SANMIGUEL.

  Raiguel, Ellen M. — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAIHLE (Soundex R400) — See also HAILER, HARLIE, IHLENFELD, IHLENFELDT, ISAIH, LAIHONEN, RAHL, RAICHLE, RAIL, RAOUL, RAOULLE, RAUL, RAWL, RAWLE, RAYEL, RAYL, RHAEL, SIHLER, UIHLEIN, WAIHEE.

  Raihle, Paul H. — Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 28th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Raihle, Sylvia Havre — also known as Sylvia H. Raihle — of Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Chippewa County; defeated, 1942; elected 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954. Female. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.


RAIKE (Soundex R200) — See also AIKEN, AIKENS, CRAIK, DAIKER, ERIKKA, KAIER, KIERRA, MAIKE, RAAK, RACH, RACK, RAICH, RAICHE, RAIKES, RAK, RAUCH, RAUCK, RAUK, RIKE.

  Raike, Ellis Earnest (1874-1963) — also known as Ellis E. Raike — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Jamestown, Moniteau County, Mo. Born in Greenup, Greenup County, Ky., May 28, 1874. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Moniteau County, 1935-36. Died in Greenup, Greenup County, Ky., November 2, 1963 (age 89 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jasper Raike (1836-1905) and Martha Ann (Powell) Raike (1846-1929); married, September 29, 1909, to Lenore Carnahan (1875-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


RAIKES (Soundex R220) — See also AIKEN, AIKENS, CRAIK, DAIKER, KAISER, MAIKE, RAIES, RAIKE, RAKES, RICHES, ROCHUS, ROKOSZ.

  Raikes, Melvin S. — of Roanoke, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Roanoke, Va., 1961-74 (acting, 1961). Still living as of 1974.


RAIL (Soundex R400) — See also BRAIL, CRAIL, KAIL, LAIR, MCGRAIL, NAIL, RAHL, RAIHLE, RAILEY, RAILING, RAILROAD, RAILSON, RAILY, RALLI, RAOUL, RAOULLE, RAUL, RAWL, RAWLE, RAYEL, RAYL, REIL, RHAEL, RIAL, RILLA, TRAIL.

  Rail, James O. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 20th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rail Splitter, The: See Abraham Lincoln


RAILEY (Soundex R400) — See also AILEY, BAILEY, BRAILEY, DAILEY, FAILEY, FRAILEY, GAILEY, HAILEY, KAILEY, QUAILEY, RAIL, RAILY, RALEIGH, RALEY, RALLI, RALYA, RAUGHLEY, RAWLEIGH, RAWLEY, REILEY, RILEY, SERAILE, SHAILEY.

  RAILEY: See also Egbert Railey Cockrell
  Railey, Randolph — also known as Randy Railey — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 64th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Railey, Randy See Randolph Railey


RAILING (Soundex R452) — See also BAILIE, BAILIFF, FAILING, FRAILIE, GAILING, LING, OMAILIA, RAIL, RAWLING, RETAILING, RILING.

  Railing, Wilford E. — of Salem County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1963, 1965. Still living as of 1965.


RAILROAD (Soundex R463) — See also RAIL, RAILROADS.

  Railroad General, The: See William Wallace Atterbury
  Railroad Young: See Robert Ralph Young


RAILROADS (Soundex R463) — See also BROADSTONE, GOADSBY, RAILROAD, RHOADS, ROADS.

  Railroads, Father of Florida's: See David Levy Yulee


RAILSBACK (Soundex R421) — See also BILSBAROW, BILSBORROW, DUNSBACK, GRANSBACK, HILSBOS, PILSBURY, RAILSON, SAILSBURY, SILSBEE, SILSBY.

  Railsback, Thomas Fisher (b. 1932) — also known as Tom Railsback — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Moline, Rock Island County, Ill., January 22, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1963-66; U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1967-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Jaycees; Elks. Still living as of 1998.
  Cross-reference: Ray H. LaHood
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Railsback, Tom See Thomas Fisher Railsback


RAILSON (Soundex R425) — See also LAIRSON, LARISON, LARRISON, RAELSON, RAIL, RAILSBACK, RAISON, ROHLSEN, ROLSON, ROWLSON.

  Railson, Andrew — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1871-71; member of Minnesota state senate 40th District, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.


RAILY (Soundex R400) — See also BAILY, BAILYNSON, DAILY, LAIRY, MAILY, RAIL, RAILEY, RALEIGH, RALEY, RALLI, RALYA, RAUGHLEY, RAWLEIGH, RAWLEY, REILY.

  Raily, Robert — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1888. Burial location unknown.


RAIM (Soundex R500) — See also BRAIMAN, DRAIMAN, FRAIM, IRAM, MAIR, MARI, MIRA, RAHM, RAIMER, RAIMO, RAIMOND, RAIMONDI, RAIMONDO, RAIMUNDO, RAIN, RAMM, RAUM, RAYME, REHM, REIM, RHAME, RIMA, TRAIMAN.

  Raim, Joseph G. — of Solon, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state house of representatives from Johnson County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAIMER (Soundex R560) — See also AIMEE, BRAIMAN, DRAIMAN, DUAIME, DUHAIME, FRAIM, RAEMER, RAIM, RAIMO, RAIMOND, RAIMONDI, RAIMONDO, RAIMUNDO, RAINER, RAMER, RAYMER, REIMER, RIMER, TRAIMAN.

  Raimer, Ben G. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


RAIMO (Soundex R500) — See also BRAIMAN, DRAIMAN, FRAIM, MOIRA, OMARI, RAIM, RAIMER, RAIMOND, RAIMONDI, RAIMONDO, RAIMUNDO, RAMO, ROMAI, TRAIMAN.

  Raimo, Joseph, Jr. — of North Caldwell, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Raimo, Vincent A. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly 22nd District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


RAIMOND (Soundex R553) — See also BRAIMAN, DIMOND, DRAIMAN, FAIMON, FLORIMOND, FRAIM, GUIMOND, LIMOND, MAIMONE, MAINORD, MINARDO, RAIM, RAIMER, RAIMO, RAIMONDI, RAIMONDO, RAIMUNDO, RAMOND, RAYMOND, REIMUND, SIMONDS, TRAIMAN.

  RAIMOND: See also Raimond Bowles


RAIMONDI (Soundex R553) — See also BRAIMAN, DARMINIO, DIMOND, DRAIMAN, FAIMON, FLORIMOND, FRAIM, GUIMOND, LIMOND, MAIMONE, MONDILE, RAIM, RAIMER, RAIMO, RAIMOND, RAIMONDO, RAIMUNDO, RAYMUNDO, ROMANDIA, SIMONDS, TRAIMAN.

  Raimondi, Thomas Paul — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


RAIMONDO (Soundex R553) — See also BRAIMAN, DIMOND, DRAIMAN, FAIMON, FLORIMOND, FRAIM, GUIMOND, LIMOND, MAIMONE, RAIM, RAIMER, RAIMO, RAIMOND, RAIMONDI, RAIMUNDO, RAYMUNDO, ROMANDIA, SIMONDS, TRAIMAN.

  Raimondo, Gina Marie (b. 1971) — also known as Gina Raimondo — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., May 17, 1971. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; Rhode Island general treasurer, 2011-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2012; Governor of Rhode Island, 2015-. Female. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. First woman to be Governor of Rhode Island. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Raimondo and Josephine (Piro) Raimondo; married, November 1, 2001, to Andrew Moffit.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Raimondo, Justin — of California. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1982 (Libertarian, 5th District), 1996 (Republican, 8th District). Still living as of 1996.


RAIMUNDO (Soundex R553) — See also BRAIMAN, DEIMUND, DRAIMAN, EDMUNDO, FRAIM, RAIM, RAIMER, RAIMO, RAIMOND, RAIMONDI, RAIMONDO, RAYMUNDO, REIMUND, ROMANDIA, SIMUNOVICH, TRAIMAN.

  RAIMUNDO: See also Raimundo Delgado


RAIN (Soundex R500) — See also ADRAIN, ANDRAIN, ARNI, ARRIN, AUDRAIN, CASGRAIN, CRAIN, DRAIN, EFRAIN, EPHRAIN, FRAIN, GRAIN, KAIN, LARRAIN, LORRAIN, MCCRAIN, MONGRAIN, MORAIN, MULRAIN, NAIN, NAIR, RABIN, RADIN, RAGIN, RAHN, RAIM, RAINACH, RAINALDI, RAINARD, RAINE, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINERI, RAINES, RAINEY, RAINGUET, RAINIE, RAINIER, RAINKO, RAINNIE, RAINONE, RAINOR, RAINS, RALIN, RANE, RANI, RANIN, RANN, RANNI, RARIN, RASIN, RAUN, RAWN, RAYEN, RAYNE, REIN, RHAWN, RINA, SAUGRAIN, STRAIN, TRAIN, ZATARAIN.

  RAIN: See also Rain Levy Minns — Zephyr Rain Teachout


RAINACH (Soundex R520) — See also BRAINARD, EINACH, LOMINAC, MACKINAC, MARINACCIO, MARTINAC, NACH, OSOINACH, RAIN, RAINALDI, RAINARD, ROBAINA, VINACOW.

  Rainach, William Monroe (1913-1978) — also known as William M. Rainach; Willie Rainach; William Odom — of Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, La. Born in Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish, La., July 31, 1913. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1940-48; member of Louisiana state senate, 1948-60; candidate in primary for Governor of Louisiana, 1959; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, La., January 26, 1978 (age 64 years, 179 days). Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Homer, La.
  Relatives: Adoptive son of Albert Monroe Rainach (1869-1933) and Hannah (Shirey) Rainach (1872-1954); married to Mable Justin Fincher (1915-1995).
  Campaign slogan (1959): "For the sake of our children, elect Rainach governor."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rainach, Willie See William Monroe Rainach


RAINALDI (Soundex R543) — See also AGUINALDO, ALDI, BRAINARD, CORINALDI, MINALDI, RAIN, RAINACH, RAINARD, REGINALDO, REINALD, RENALDO, REYNALDO, REYNOLDO, RINALDI, RINALDO, ROBAINA, RONALDO.

  Rainaldi, Anthony — of Ambridge, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


RAINARD (Soundex R563) — See also BRAINARD, EARNHARDT, RAIN, RAINACH, RAINALDI, RAYNARD, REINHARD, REINHARDT, RENERDY, RENNARD, REYNARD, RHEINHARD, RINARD, ROBAINA.

  RAINARD: See also Rainard B. Wahlquist


RAINDANCER (Soundex R535) — See also ANCER, CANDANCE, CHANCER, DANCE, DANCEL, DANCER, DANCEY, KAINDL, LANCER, MAINDON, MANCERA, PAINDIRIS, SUNDANCE.

  Raindancer, Eli — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


RAINE (Soundex R500) — See also ARNIE, BRAINERD, CRAINE, DELORAINE, GRAINER, KAINE, LARAINE, LARRAINE, MCCRAINE, MCCRAINEY, NEIRA, PAINE, RACINE, RAHN, RAIN, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINERI, RAINES, RAINEY, RAINIE, RANE, RANN, RAPINE, RAUN, RAWN, RAYEN, RAYNE, REINA, REINE, RENNIA, RHAWN, RHINE, RINE, ROINE, TRAINER.

  RAINE: See also Eldridge Vanleer Holland
  Raine, Frederick — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884. Burial location unknown.
John Raine Raine, John (b. 1863) — of Rainelle, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Born in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, April 5, 1863. Republican. Lumber mill business; banker; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1924; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Raine, Lisa Marie (b. 1969) — also known as Lisa M. Raine — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Xavier Hospital, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, May 28, 1969. Democrat. School teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000. Female. Shoshone Indian ancestry. Member, National Education Association. Still living as of 2003.
  Raine, M. O. — of Harrisonville, Cass County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


RAINEAR (Soundex R560) — See also BRAINERD, CRAINE, DELORAINE, GRAINER, LARAINE, LARRAINE, LINEAR, MCCRAINE, MCCRAINEY, MINEAR, NEAR, RAIN, RAINE, RAINER, RAINERI, RAINES, RAINEY, RAINIER, RANER, RANIER, RAUNER, RAYNER, TRAINER, ZAINEA.

  Rainear, Donald — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


RAINER (Soundex R560) — See also BRAINERD, CRAINE, DELORAINE, GRAINER, KAINER, LARAINE, LARRAINE, MCCRAINE, MCCRAINEY, RAIMER, RAIN, RAINE, RAINEAR, RAINERI, RAINES, RAINEY, RAINIER, RAINOR, RANER, RANIER, RATNER, RAUNER, RAYNER, REINER, RINER, TRAINER.

  RAINER: See also Rainer Huck
  Rainer, S. P. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908. Burial location unknown.


RAINERI (Soundex R560) — See also BRAINERD, CRAINE, DELORAINE, GRAINER, LARAINE, LARRAINE, MCCRAINE, MCCRAINEY, NERI, PALTRINERI, RAIN, RAINE, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINES, RAINEY, RAINIER, RANIERI, SEMINERIO, TRAINER.

  Raineri, Peter J. — U.S. Vice Consul in Bahia, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAINES (Soundex R520) — See also BAINES, BRAINERD, CRAINE, DAINES, DAINESE, DELORAINE, DESPLAINES, GAINES, GRAINER, HAINES, INES, IRENAS, LARAINE, LARRAINE, MAINES, MCCRAINE, MCCRAINEY, RAIES, RAIN, RAINE, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINERI, RAINEY, RAINS, RANOUS, RAYNES, REASIN, RENOS, RHINES, RINES, RISSAEN, RONIS, SERRANI, SHAINES, TRAINER.

  RAINES: See also John W. Joynt
  Raines, Austin J. — of Missouri. U.S. Consul in Monterrey, 1833-37. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Charles E. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Earl N. — of Rock Port, Atchison County, Mo.; Tarkio, Atchison County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916 (alternate), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, George — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Monroe County District Attorney, 1871-78; member of New York state senate 28th District, 1878-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (speaker), 1892, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Raines (1831?-?) and John Raines.
  Political family: Raines family of Rochester, New York.
  Raines, James Griggs — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
John Raines Raines, John (1840-1909) — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., May 6, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; insurance agent; member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1881-82, 1885; member of New York state senate, 1886-89, 1895-1909 (28th District 1886-89, 26th District 1895, 42nd District 1896-1909); U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker), 1900 (alternate), 1904, 1908 (alternate). Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Freemasons. Died in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., December 16, 1909 (age 69 years, 224 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Raines; brother of Thomas Raines and George Raines (1838?-?).
  Political family: Raines family of Rochester, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Raines, John, Jr. — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Canandaigua, N.Y., 1901-15. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Judith — of Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Raines, L. P. — of Parsons, Decatur County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Paul L. — of Jefferson County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1970, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Raines, R. B. — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Suzette — of St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 35th District; elected 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Raines, T. E. — of Concordia, Cloud County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Raines, Thomas — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. New York state treasurer, 1872-74, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of George Raines (1838?-?) and John Raines.
  Political family: Raines family of Rochester, New York.


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