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RANDON (Soundex R535) — See also AMARANDO, ANDON, BRANDOFINO, BRANDOM, BRANDON, BRANDOW, CANDON, DORNAN, ESCANDON, FITZRANDOLPH, GLANDON, GRANDON, LANDON, MONTANDON, RAND, RANDO, RANDOL, RANDOLH, RANDOLPH, RANDORF, RENDON, RINDEN, RONDINA, RONDON, RUNDEN, RUNDIN, SANDON, SANDONE, SHANDON.

  RANDON: See also Randon J. Krieg


RANDORF (Soundex R536) — See also AMARANDO, BRANDOFINO, BRANDOM, BRANDON, BRANDOW, DORF, FITZRANDOLPH, GRANDON, JANDORF, ORENDORFF, ORNDORF, ORNDORFF, PANDORF, RAND, RANDO, RANDOL, RANDOLH, RANDOLPH, RANDON.

  Randorf, Kurt — of Tomah, Monroe County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


RANDS (Soundex R532) — See also ARENDS, BRANDSHAFT, FRANDSEN, GRANDSTRAND, GUDBRANDSPLASS, RAND, RANDISI, ROUNDS.

  Rands, David W. — of Illinois. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


RANDT (Soundex R530) — See also ARNDT, BEHRANDT, BRANDT, BURANDT, GRANDT, HEISBRANDT, HILDEBRANDT, HILLEBRANDT, LEIPPRANDT, RAND, RANDI, REMBRANDT, RENDT, RIENT, RUNTE, STRANDT, VANDRANDT, WILBRANDT, WILLEBRANDT.

  Randt, Clark T., Jr. (b. 1945) — of Connecticut. Born in 1945. U.S. Ambassador to China, 2001-. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


RANDUM (Soundex R535) — See also MENDUM, MURDAN, RAND, RANUM, RUDMAN.

  RANDUM: See also Roderick Randum Butler


RANE (Soundex R500) — See also AARNE, ANER, ARNE, BORANE, COCHRANE, COLTRANE, CRANE, DRANE, DUFRANE, FRANE, GRANE, KANE, LOCHRANE, MACGRANE, MAGRANE, MCCRANE, MCGRANE, MURANE, NEAR, RAHN, RAIN, RAINE, RANA, RANCE, RANEAUX, RANER, RANEY, RANGE, RANI, RANN, RANSE, RAUN, RAWN, RAYEN, RAYNE, REENA, RHAWN, RINE, ROANE, RONE, RUANE, SHERRANE, THRANE.

  Rane, Ben, Sr. — of Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Ill. Mayor of Crystal Lake, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.


RANEAUX (Soundex R520) — See also ARCENEAUX, ARNOUX, BABINEAUX, DANEAULT, FURNEAUX, IRANEAUS, KANEALY, KANEASTER, MOLINEAUX, MOLYNEAUX, RANE, RANKUS, RENYX, RINKS, SIMONEAUX, VANEATON.

  RANEAUX: See also Louise Raneaux Hansen


RANER (Soundex R560) — See also ANER, ARNER, GRANER, KANER, MCGRANERY, RABNER, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINIER, RAMER, RANE, RANGER, RANIER, RATNER, RAUER, RAUNER, RAYNER, RENER, RINER.

  RANER: See also Raner Christercunean Collins
  Raner, Guy H. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


RANEY (Soundex R500) — See also ARNEY, CRANEY, GRANEY, MCCRANEY, NAREY, NEARY, RADNEY, RAINEY, RAINIE, RAINNIE, RAMEY, RANE, RANI, RANNEY, RANNI, RANSEY, RAYEN, RAYNE, REANEY, REANY, RENEY, REYNA, RINEY, RONEY, RUNEY.

  RANEY: See also Albert Raney Anderson — Wesley Frost — John Thomas Robinett
  Raney, George P. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1885-94; resigned 1894; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, George P. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, George W. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Peoria, Ill., 1858-61. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, James C. — of Livingston County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, John — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 14th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Raney, John D. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, John Henry (1849-1928) — also known as John H. Raney — of Piedmont, Wayne County, Mo. Born in Missouri, September 28, 1849. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1902. Died January 23, 1928 (age 78 years, 117 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Piedmont, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Raney, M. A. — of Marengo, Iowa County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, Robert F. — of Lemmon, Perkins County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 51st District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Raney, Tilda — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


RANFT (Soundex R513) — See also BRANFORD, CRANFIELO, CRANFILL, CRANFORD, GRANFIELD, HANFT, HARTRANFT, RAFT, SENFT.

  RANFT: See also Harold Miles Cooper
  Ranft, Joseph L. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928. Burial location unknown.


RANGE (Soundex R520) — See also AGNER, ANGE, ANGER, ARGEN, DEGRANGE, GARREN, GERAN, GRANE, GRANGE, LAGRANGE, LEGRANGE, NAGER, ORANGE, PRANGE, RAGEN, RANCE, RANE, RANGEL, RANGER, RANSE, REGAN, REING, RENGE, RING, RINGE, RUNG, RUNGE, STRANGE.

  RANGE: See also Edwin Ewing Roberts
  Range, Otis Jerome (1840-1914) — also known as Otis J. Range — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn.; Essex, Middlesex County, Conn.; Southbury, New Haven County, Conn.; Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., September, 1840. Pastor; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1882; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1884-85, 1895-96, 1911-12. Methodist. Member, Good Templars. Died in 1914 (age about 73 years). Interment at East Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Range and Charlotte Range; married to Maria Jeanette Kellam (1844-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


RANGEL (Soundex R524) — See also ANGEL, CARANGELO, FRANGELLA, GRANELL, LAGNER, LANGER, MASTRANGELI, MASTRANGELO, NAGLER, NOTARANGELO, RANGE, RINGEL.

  RANGEL: See also Bonnie Rangel Guaderrama — Rose Rangel-Hodges
  Rangel, Charles Bernard (b. 1930) — also known as Charles B. Rangel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., June 11, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of New York state assembly 72nd District, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-2003 (18th District 1971-73, 19th District 1973-83, 16th District 1983-93, 15th District 1993-2003); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988 (speaker), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Trilateral Commission; Alpha Phi Alpha; NAACP. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Alma Carter.
  Cross-reference: Dan Maffei
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Books by Charles Rangel: And I Haven't Had a Bad Day Since: The Memoir of Charles B. Rangel's Journey from the Streets of Harlem to the Halls of Congress (2007)
Irma Rangel Rangel, Irma Lerma (1931-2003) — also known as Irma Rangel — of Kingsville, Kleberg County, Tex. Born in Kingsville, Kleberg County, Tex., May 15, 1931. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1977-2003 (49th District 1977-82, 37th District 1983-92, 35th District 1993-2002, 43rd District 2003); died in office 2003. Female. Mexican ancestry. In 1976, was the first Mexican-American woman elected to the Texas House. Died, of brain cancer, in Brackinridge Hospital, March 18, 2003 (age 71 years, 307 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of P. M. Rangel and Herminia L. Rangel.
  See also Texas Legislators Past & Present
  Image source: Texas Legislative Reference Library


RANGEL-HODGES (Soundex R524)

  Rangel-Hodges, Rose — of Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


RANGER (Soundex R526) — See also ANGER, BARRANGER, BRANGERS, GARNER, GRANER, GRANGER, PRANGER, RAGER, RANER, RANGE, RENGIER, RINGER, SPRANGER, TRANGER.

  RANGER: See also James H. Gray
  Ranger, Carl See John Carl Ranger
  Ranger, Ed — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1998. Still living as of 2000.
  Ranger, Edward — of Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Ranger, George W. — of Fairbanks, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Postmaster at Fairbanks, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Ranger, John Carl (b. 1886) — also known as Carl Ranger — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich. Born November 6, 1886. Republican. Dentist; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Howard S. Ranger (born 1851) and Marion Ranger.
  Ranger, Lynn Melvin (1884-1967) — also known as Lynn M. Ranger — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Massachusetts, January 28, 1884. Coal salesman; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1912, 1914; bank director; lumber business. Died in 1967 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Melvin Ranger (1847-1933) and Nellie Frances (Allen) Ranger (1863-1924); married to Florence Young.


RANGITSCH (Soundex R523) — See also CHRISTGAN.

  Rangitsch, Joe — of Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Mont. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Montana state senate 43rd District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.


RANGUETTE (Soundex R523) — See also ANGUERA, DARCANGUES, GUETTLER, RAINGUET, RINGUET.

  Ranguette, Joseph A. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RANI (Soundex R500) — See also ARNI, ARRIN, BELTRANI, CIPRANI, HOURANI, NAIR, RAIN, RAINEY, RAINIE, RAINNIE, RANA, RANDI, RANE, RANEY, RANICH, RANIER, RANIERI, RANIN, RANNEY, RANNI, RENI, RINA, RONI, SCARANI, SERRANI.

  RANI: See also Rani V. Davidson


RANICH (Soundex R520) — See also ANANICH, ANICH, BICHANICH, BRANIC, KANICHI, KRANICH, KUZMANICH, MACHANICH, MANICH, MATURKANICH, NEMANICH, PANICHAS, RAICH, RANI, RENICH, STANICH.

  RANICH: See also Rebecca Ranich Dages


RANIER (Soundex R560) — See also MCCRANIE, NIER, RAINEAR, RAINER, RAINIER, RANER, RANI, RANIERI, RANSIER, RAUNER, RAYNER, RENIER, RYNIER, STRANIERE.

  RANIER: See also Ranier Weis


RANIERI (Soundex R560) — See also MCCRANIE, RAINERI, RAINIER, RANI, RANIER, STRANIERE.

  Ranieri, Alfred J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 1st District, 1956, 1958; candidate in primary for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1969. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RANIN (Soundex R550) — See also BRANINE, KANIN, RAIN, RAINONE, RANI, RANKIN, RANN, RANNI, RARIN, RONAN, RONAYNE, RONEN, RONIN, RUNION, RUNNION, RUNYAN, RUNYON.

  Ranin, Alex — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.


RANJANA (Soundex R525) — See also ANJA, ANJALI, BANJAVICH, JANA, JANACEK, JANAN, JANAS, JANATOPOULOS, LAJANA, LARANJOFERREIRAMONTEIRO, MANJACK, MARANJIAN, NARANJO.

  RANJANA: See also Ranjana Chachra


RANK (Soundex R520) — See also BRANK, CRANK, FRANK, KARN, KRANK, NANK, PRANK, RANCK, RANKEN, RANKIN, RANKINE, RANKL, RANKLE, RANKUS, RAUK, REINCKE, REINKE, RENCH, RENK, RINCK, RINK, RINKE, RUNK, SCHRANK, STRANK.

  RANK: See also rank Calabrese — Rank O. Dawson
  Rank, Myra — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.


RANKEN (Soundex R525) — See also FRANKEN, FRANKENBERG, FRANKENBERGER, FRANKENFELD, FRANKENFIELD, FRANKENHEIMER, FRANKENHOFF, FRANKENSTEEN, FRANKENSTEIN, FRANKENTHAL, FRANKENTHALER, KERNAN, PANKEN, RANK, RANKIN, RANKINE, RINCON, VANVRANKEN.

  RANKEN: See also Howard Ranken Weirick
  Ranken, Christopher (b. 1958) — of Pacifica, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Pennsylvania, October 23, 1958. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.


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