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RANKINE (Soundex R525) — See also BLANKINSHIP, FRANKIE, FRANKIN, HANKIN, HANKINS, HANKINSON, KIERNAN, KINE, MANKIN, MANKINS, PANKIN, RANK, RANKEN, RANKIN, RINCON.

  Rankine, de Lancey — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.


RANKL (Soundex R524) — See also FRANKLAND, FRANKLE, FRANKLIN, FRANKLYN, FRANKLYNNE, RANK, RANKLE, RONCALIO, RONCALLO, RUNKEL, RUNKLE, TRANKLER, WRINKLE.

  Rankl, Catherine — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Rankl, George — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 10th District; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Rankl, John P. — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Rankl, Joseph — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough; elected 1928. Burial location unknown.


RANKLE (Soundex R524) — See also FRANKLAND, FRANKLE, FRANKLIN, FRANKLYN, FRANKLYNNE, KARLEN, KARNELL, LANKER, LANKLER, LARKEN, RANK, RANKL, RONCALIO, RONCALLO, RUNKEL, RUNKLE, SHANKLE, TRANKLER, VANKLEECK, VANKLEEF, WRINKLE.

  Rankle, Kenneth E. (c.1961-2018) — of Dayton, Campbell County, Ky. Born about 1961. Carpenter; mayor of Dayton, Ky., 2003-14; defeated, 2014; sued in 2015 by the Dayton city government, alleging that he misappropriated funds. Died in 2018 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.


RANKUS (Soundex R522) — See also ARNOUX, FANKUCHEN, FRANKUM, KONKUS, MANKUS, PFANKUCH, PFANKUCHEN, RANEAUX, RANK, RENYX, RINKS, YANKUS.

  Rankus, Gloria — of Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.


RANLET (Soundex R543) — See also ARNHOLT, ARNLIOTH, ARNOLDT, ARNOLT, ARNOULT, CRANLEY, FINLETTER, GRANLUND, LANNERT, LENNART, RANLETT, RENAULT, WRENHOLT.

  RANLET: See also William Butts Macomber, Jr. — Ranlet Miner


RANLETT (Soundex R543) — See also ARNHOLT, ARNLIOTH, ARNOLDT, ARNOLT, ARNOULT, CRANLEY, FINLETTER, GRANLUND, LANNERT, LENNART, LETT, RANDLETT, RANLET, RENAULT, WRENHOLT.

  RANLETT: See also Charles Ranlett Flint
  Ranlett, Margaret — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RANMONN (Soundex R550) — See also ARNEMANN, BENMONT, CRANMER, CRANMORE, INMON, KINMONTH, KRANMER, MONNES, MONNETT, MONNIE, MONNIG, MONNINGER, MONNOT, NORMAN, REINMANN.

  Ranmonn, Edward W. — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cheshire, 1912. Burial location unknown.


RANN (Soundex R500) — See also ARN, BRANN, KANN, LERANN, MAGRANN, MCCRANN, MCGRANN, NAAR, PRANN, RAHN, RAIN, RAINE, RANE, RANIN, RANNELLS, RANNEY, RANNI, RANNOW, RAUN, RAWN, RAYEN, RAYNE, RENN, RHAWN, RINN, ROANN, RONN, SARANN.

  Rann, H. L. — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Rann, H. L. — of Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1880, 1900. Burial location unknown.


RANNEBERGER (Soundex R516) — See also ARNEBERGH, BARNEBERG, BRANNEN, BRANNER, BRANNEY, CRANNELL, CRANNEY, DANNEBROCK, FINEBERG, FRONEBERGER, HENNEBERGER, HENNEBERRY, KINNEBERG, LICHTEBERGER, LINEBERGER, LORANNE, RANNELLS, RANNEY, REBERGER, RHINEBERGER, RIDDLEBERGER, SCHNEEBERGER, SCHONEBERGER, SEBERGER, STRANNE, VINEBERG, WINEBERG.

  Ranneberger, Michael Edward (b. 1949) — Born in 1949. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Mali, 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


RANNELLS (Soundex R542) — See also ANNELL, ANNELLE, BRANNEN, BRANNER, BRANNEY, CANNELL, CANNELLA, CHANNELL, CRANNELL, CRANNEY, DANNELLS, DANNELLY, ELLS, GIANNELLI, GUNNELLS, IANNELLA, IANNELLI, JANNELLI, LARSEN, LARSSEN, LASSNER, LORANNE, MANNELLA, ORNELAS, PANNELL, RANN, RANNEBERGER, RANNEY, RENNELLS, REYNNELLS, RUNALS, RUNNALLS, RUNNELLS, RUNNELS, SCANNELL, STRANNE, VANNELLE.

  Rannells, B. Wood — of Berkeley County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rannells, Wood See B. Wood Rannells


RANNEY (Soundex R500) — See also ARNEY, BRANNEN, BRANNER, BRANNEY, CANNEY, CRANNELL, CRANNEY, DEVANNEY, JANNEY, LORANNE, MANNEY, NANNEY, NAREY, NEARY, RAINEY, RAINIE, RAINNIE, RANEY, RANI, RANN, RANNEBERGER, RANNELLS, RANNI, RAYEN, RAYNE, REANY, REYNA, RONNEY, STRANNE.

  RANNEY: See also Henry Merle Bottum — Alfred Stevens Hall — David F. Levi — William McPherson, Jr.
  Ranney, Ambrose Arnold (1821-1899) — also known as Ambrose A. Ranney — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Vermont, April 7, 1821. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1881-87. Died March 5, 1899 (age 77 years, 332 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ranney, Dudley P. — of Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Frank H. — of Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Herbert D. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Lemuel S. (b. 1831) — of Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in 1831. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County 2nd District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Luke — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1859, 1866, 1868 (Onondaga County 1st District 1859, 1866, Onondaga County 2nd District 1868). Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Peyton (b. 1826) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in 1826. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1883-84; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1886-87; member of Michigan state senate 8th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Rufus Percival (1813-1891) — also known as Rufus P. Ranney — of Trumbull County, Ohio. Born October 30, 1813. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1843 (20th District), 1846 (19th District), 1848 (19th District); delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Trumbull County, 1850-51; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1851-57, 1863-65; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1857; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864. Died December 6, 1891 (age 78 years, 37 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Ranney, Teresa B. — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, Waitstill Randolph (1791-1853) — also known as Waitstill R. Ranney — of Townshend, Windham County, Vt. Born in Chester, Windsor County, Vt., May 23, 1791. Physician; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1828; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1833; member of Vermont state senate, 1836-38; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1841-43. Died in Townshend, Windham County, Vt., August 23, 1853 (age 62 years, 92 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Townshend, Vt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ranney, Wilbur F. — of Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Cromwell, 1910, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ranney, William C. — Member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.


RANNI (Soundex R500) — See also ANNI, ARNI, ARRIN, BRANNIAN, BRANNICK, BRANNIGAN, BRANNING, CRANNITCH, FRANNING, GRANNIS, GRANNISS, NAIR, NANNI, RAIN, RAINEY, RAINIE, RAINNIE, RANEY, RANI, RANIN, RANN, RANNEY, RINA, RONNI.

  Ranni, Lucianne — of Ventura, Ventura County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


RANNOW (Soundex R500) — See also ARNOW, BRANNOCK, BRANNON, GRANNON, NARROW, RANN, RAYNO, ROWAN.

  Rannow, Louis P. (b. 1861) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 7, 1861. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1888. German and French ancestry. Burial location unknown.


RANOUS (Soundex R520) — See also ANOUSKA, JANOUSEK, KANOUS, KANOUSE, MANOUSOPOULOS, RAINES, RAYNES, RENOS, RHINES, RINES, RONIS, TANOUS.

  RANOUS: See also Paul Ranous Greever


RANSBERRY (Soundex R521) — See also ANSBERRY, BERRY, FOLLANSBEE, GRANSBACK, HANSBERRY, LOUNSBERRY, RANSBOTTOM, STANSBERRY, THORNSBERRY.

  Ransberry, Jesse — of East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Postmaster at East Stroudsburg, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.


RANSBOTTOM (Soundex R521) — See also ASBOTH, BOTTOM, BOTTOME, BOTTOMLEY, BOTTOMLY, BOTTOMS, CASBOTT, GRANSBACK, HANSBOROUGH, HIGGINBOTTOM, RANSBERRY, RHEUBOTTOM, ROWBOTTOM, RUBOTTOM, SIDEBOTTOM, STANSBOROUGH, WINSBORO, WINTERBOTTOM.

  Ransbottom, Frank M. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1936; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.


RANSDELL (Soundex R523) — See also BLAISDELL, BLASDELL, BRANSDALL, BRANSDORFER, CLISDELL, DELL, KRANSDORF, LANDERS, LANDRESS, LANSDELL, LANSDEN, RAMSDELL, RANDELL, RANDELS, RANDLES, SANDLER, TRUESDELL, TRUSDELL, VANARSDELL.

  Ransdell, C. P. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Ransdell, Frank — of Arnett, Ellis County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ransdell, Frank E. — of Cedar County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Ransdell, Herbert L. — of Lebanon, Boone County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Lebanon, Ind., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Ransdell, Joseph Eugene (1858-1954) — also known as Joseph E. Ransdell — of Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La. Born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., October 7, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1898; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1899-1913; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1913-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920, 1928. Died in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La., July 27, 1954 (age 95 years, 293 days). Interment at Lake Providence Cemetery, Lake Providence, La.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Ransdell and Amanda (Terrell) Ransdell; married, November 15, 1885, to Olive Irene Powell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


RANSE (Soundex R520) — See also AARNES, ANNERS, ARENS, ARNES, FRANSECKY, FRANSEN, NASSER, PANSE, RAINS, RANCE, RANE, RANGE, RANSEY, RASE, RAYENS, SANER, SANNER, SERAN, SERNA, SNARE.

  RANSE: See also Ranse M. Partin — Ranse R. Sischo


RANSEY (Soundex R520) — See also FRANSECKY, FRANSEN, HANSEY, RAMSEY, RANCE, RANEY, RANSE, RANSLEY, RAYENS, RAYNES, SNEARY, TANSEY, YEARNS.

  RANSEY: See also Ransey Guy Cole, Jr.


RANSFORD (Soundex R521) — See also BRANSFIELD, BRANSFORD, DUNSFORD, FORD, HANSFORD, LANSFORD, LUNSFORD, PONSFORD, RAINSFORD, RAYNSFORD.

  RANSFORD: See also Henry Leon de Give — Henry Leon de Give, Jr. — Ransford Stevens Miller, Jr. — Ransford W. Shaw — Ransford Smith
  Ransford, Hascall (1766-1839) — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in Voluntown, New London County, Conn., February 10, 1766. Postmaster at Norwich, N.Y., 1805-11; member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1813-14. Died in Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., June 30, 1839 (age 73 years, 140 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Fanny Graves (1775-1860).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ransford, Lloyd — of Clinton, Vermillion County, Ind. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Clinton, Ind., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Ransford, Maurice C. (1903-1991) — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., May 6, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-35; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 40th Circuit, 1941; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1956 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Rotary. Died in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., August 5, 1991 (age 88 years, 91 days). Interment at Caro Cemetery, Caro, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, June 4, 1932, to Margaret C. Robins.


RANSIER (Soundex R526) — See also JOHNSIE, MCKENSIE, MONSIEUR, PONSIE, RANIER, RANSLER, ROTHENSIES, RUNSER, WELLENSIEK.

  Ransier, A. J. See Alonzo Jacob Ransier
  Ransier, Alonzo Jacob (1834-1882) — also known as A. J. Ransier — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 3, 1834. Republican. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1869; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1871-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1872; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1873-75. African ancestry. Died August 17, 1882 (age 48 years, 226 days). Interment at Unity Friendship Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ransier, C. R. — of Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900. Burial location unknown.


RANSLER (Soundex R524) — See also ANSLEY, CANSLER, EHRENZELLER, FANSLER, GANSLER, GENSLER, GREENSLER, HENSLER, KINSLER, PENSLER, RANSIER, RANSLEY, RANSLURE, RENSELLAER, SPONSLER, TANSLEY.

  RANSLER: See also Ransler M. Hefner
  Ransler, Elton E. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1970, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


RANSLEY (Soundex R524) — See also ANSLEY, CANSLER, FANSLER, GANSLER, RANSEY, RANSLER, RANSLURE, RENSEL, RENZULLO, RONZEL, TANSLEY.

  Ransley, Harry Clay (1863-1941) — also known as Harry C. Ransley — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 5, 1863. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1891-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912; Philadelphia County Sheriff, 1916-20; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1920-37 (3rd District 1920-33, 1st District 1933-37). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died November 7, 1941 (age 78 years, 275 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Ransley and Mary A. (Irvin) Ransley; married, March 31, 1902, to Harrie A. Dilks.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


RANSLURE (Soundex R524) — See also CLURE, EHRENZELLER, FELLURE, LUREN, MACCLURE, MCCLURE, MCLURE, RANSLER, RANSLEY, RENSELLAER, VANSLUYTERS.

  RANSLURE: See also Ranslure Weld Clarke


RANSOHOFF (Soundex R521) — See also AARONSOHN, GOLDENSOHN, GROHOFF, GUTENSOHN, HEINSOHN, HERSCHENSOHN, LEIKENSOHN.

  Ransohoff, Mrs. Arthur See Babette Strauss Ransohoff
  Ransohoff, Babette Strauss (b. 1904) — also known as Babette S. Ransohoff; Babette Strauss; Mrs. Arthur Ransohoff — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 25, 1904. Republican. Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1959-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Martin Strauss and Annie (Jackson) Strauss; married, February 10, 1926, to Arthur Lee Ransohoff.


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