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RANSOM (Soundex R525) — See also ARMSON, BRANSOM, HANSOM, HANSOME, MANROSS, MARSON, RAMSON, RANSOME, RANSON, ROMANS, ROSMAN, ROSSMAN, SANSOM, SANSOME.

  RANSOM: See also George Landon Browning — Robert Ransom Williams
  Ransom, Alexis — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Whig. Postmaster at Kalamazoo, Mich., 1844-49. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Chandler R. — Massachusetts state auditor, 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Clara — of Montello, Marquette County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, D. C. — Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Geauga and Lake counties, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Daniel — Member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1871-74. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Daniel — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, David Michael (1938-2003) — also known as David M. Ransom — of Washington, D.C. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 23, 1938. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, 1994-97. Episcopalian. Died December 4, 2003 (age 65 years, 11 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clifford Fredic Ransom and Inez Natalie (Green) Ransom; married to Marjorie Ann Marilley.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ransom, Dwight French (1848-1928) — also known as Dwight F. Ransom — of Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn., August, 1848. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1915-16. Died in Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn., November 2, 1928 (age 80 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverton Cemetery, Riverton, Barkhamsted, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Sidney Ransom (1803-1873) and Mary Ellen (Coe) Ransom (1818-1864); married to Harriet Rebecca Hart (1853-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ransom, E. N. — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, E. R. — of Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Flat Rock, Mich., 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Earl — of Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Elias — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Elton T. — of Ransomville, Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County, 1893. Burial location unknown.
Epaphroditus Ransom Ransom, Epaphroditus (1787-1859) — of Vermont; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Shelburne Falls, Shelburne, Franklin County, Mass., 1787. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1830; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1836-48; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1843-48; Governor of Michigan, 1848-50; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1850-51; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1853-54. Died in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan., November 9, 1859 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  Relatives: Uncle of Elizabeth Noyes Ransom (who married Charles Eugene Otis); granduncle of Edward Cahill (1843-1922).
  Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Ransom, F. B. (b. 1882) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Grenada, Grenada County, Miss., July 13, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; business executive; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1944. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Fletcher — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Ford See J. Ford Ransom
  Ransom, Frank A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 7th District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Gene III — of Grasonville, Queen Anne's County, Md. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Ransom, Harry — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Harry B. — of Grand Island, Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1870-71, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Harry S. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1869-85. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Henry G. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Vernon, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Horace U. — of Meredith, Belknap County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Meredith, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, I. J. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, J. Ford — of Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Tobacco grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor, 1939-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, J. H. — of Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, J. R. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, J. R. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Jessie M. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 21st District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ransom, John S. — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Kim — of Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2004, 2008 (alternate), 2012 (alternate). Still living as of 2012.
  Ransom, Lawrence B. — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Matt Whitaker (1826-1904) — also known as Matt W. Ransom — of Warrenton, Warren County, N.C.; Weldon, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Warren County, N.C., October 8, 1826. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1852; North Carolina state attorney general, 1853-55; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1858-60; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1872-95; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1876-88; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1895-97. Died near Garysburg, Northampton County, N.C., October 8, 1904 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Halifax County, N.C.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Edward Rawles (1844?-?); cousin *** of Wharton Jackson Green.
  Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ransom, Nelson E. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Little Falls, N.Y., 1899-1907, 1911-16. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Perry M. — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland; elected 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Reverdy C. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Richard — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Franklin County, 1784, 1786. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Robert M. — of Genesee County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1977-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Ransom, Russel — of Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich. Postmaster at Flat Rock, Mich., 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, Samuel C. — of Sea Cliff, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Sea Cliff, N.Y., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Ransom, William Lynn (b. 1883) — also known as William L. Ransom — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Harmony town, Chautauqua County, N.Y., June 20, 1883. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson Fullam Ransom and Rose (Wiltsie) Ransom; married, September 14, 1909, to Mary Crawford Hope.


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