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RAYBON (Soundex R150) — See also BRAYBOY, OBRYAN, RABON, RABUN, RAWBONE, RAYBORN, RAYBOULD, RAYBOURNE.

  Raybon, Jesse D. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYBORN (Soundex R165) — See also BORN, BRAYBOY, CLAYBORN, CLAYBORNE, MAYBORN, NORBRAY, NYBORG, RABURN, RAEBURN, RAYBON, RAYBOULD, RAYBOURNE, RAYBURN.

  Rayborn, E. L. — of Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1940 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYBOULD (Soundex R143) — See also BOULDEN, BOULDIN, BRAYBOY, CARBOULD, CLAYBOURN, CLAYBOURNE, LAYBOURN, OULD, RAYBON, RAYBORN, RAYBOURNE, REIBOLD, REYBOLD, SEYBOURN.

  Raybould, Jane — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


RAYBOURNE (Soundex R165) — See also BOURNE, BRAYBOY, CLAYBOURN, CLAYBOURNE, LAYBOURN, RABURN, RAEBURN, RAYBON, RAYBORN, RAYBOULD, RAYBURN, SEYBOURN.

  Raybourne, Jack — of Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


RAYBUCK (Soundex R120) — See also BUCK, CLAYBURGH, LAYBURN, MAYBURY, RABUCK, RAYBURN.

  Raybuck, Jennifer (born c.1974) — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Born about 1974. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


RAYBURN (Soundex R165) — See also BURN, CLAYBURGH, CLYBURN, HEYBURN, LAYBURN, MAYBURY, PYBURN, RABURN, RAEBURN, RAYBORN, RAYBOURNE, RAYBUCK, REYBURN, RYBURN, SEYBURN.

  RAYBURN: See also Rayburn Rand — Rayburn L. Russell — Rayburn Douglas Smith
  Rayburn, B. B. — of Bogalusa, Washington Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Calvin — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Chip — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 28th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Rayburn, Frank C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Rayburn, George W. — of Roseville, Warren County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Hayden — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Postmaster at Kokomo, Ind., 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, J. R. — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Mike — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 43rd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Rayburn, R. L. — also known as Verne Rayburn — of Hurley, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District, 1923-26; member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Robert Henry (1866-1944) — also known as Robert H. Rayburn — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in St. Clair County, Mich., October 31, 1866. Democrat. Lumber dealer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Alpena County, 1913-14; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1932 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1922; candidate for Michigan state senate 29th District, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1944 (age about 77 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Rayburn and Elizabeth (Steele) Rayburn; married 1902 to Elizabeth Mason Wilkinson.
  Rayburn, Sam — of St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Rayburn, Sam See Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn
  Rayburn, Samuel Taliaferro (1882-1961) — also known as Sam Rayburn — of Bonham, Fannin County, Tex. Born in Kingston, Roane County, Tenn., January 6, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1907-13; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1911-13; U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1913-61; died in office 1961; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1940-47, 1949-53, 1955-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948 (Permanent Chair; chair, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1956. Died of cancer, in Bonham, Fannin County, Tex., November 16, 1961 (age 79 years, 314 days). Interment at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of W. M. Rayburn and Martha (Waller) Rayburn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Sam Rayburn: D. B. Hardeman & Donald C. Bacon, Rayburn : A Biography — Anthony Champagne, Sam Rayburn: A Bio-Bibliography — Alfred Steinberg, Sam Rayburn : a biography — Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History
  Rayburn, Verne See R. L. Rayburn


RAYCRAFT (Soundex R261) — See also AYCRIGG, CRAFT, GRAYCE, HAYCRAFT, LEAYCRAFT, RAFT, RAYCROFT, REYCRAFT, ROYCROFT, TRAYCIK.

  Raycraft, John J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.


RAYCROFT (Soundex R261) — See also AYCRIGG, BYCROFT, CROFT, GRAYCE, HAYCRAFT, LEAYCRAFT, RAYCRAFT, REYCRAFT, ROYCROFT, TRAYCIK.

  RAYCROFT: See also Charles Raycroft Barber


RAYE (Soundex R000) — See also AREY, AYER, DONBRAYE, GRAYE, KAYE, RAE, RAGHU, RAIA, RAO, RAU, RAUH, RAW, RAY, RAYA, RAYEL, RAYEN, RAYENS, RAYES, RAYME, RAYNE, REAY, ROYE, TRAYE, WRAY.

  RAYE: See also Raye Garfinkle
  Raye, Ed — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Raye, Karen H. — of Perry, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Raye, Kevin L. — of Perry, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 2002; member of Maine state senate 29th District; elected 2006, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Raye, Thomas — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYEL (Soundex R400) — See also ARLEY, AYELET, EARLY, EYLAR, FAYEL, LAREY, LAYER, LEARY, MAYELL, RAHL, RAIHLE, RAIL, RALEY, RAOUL, RAOULLE, RAUL, RAWL, RAWLE, RAYE, RAYL, RELYA, RHAEL, RYEL.

  RAYEL: See also Eileen B. Lewis


RAYEN (Soundex R500) — See also ARNEY, BAYENS, HAYENGA, KRAYENBUHL, NAREY, NEARY, PAYEN, RAGEN, RAHN, RAIN, RAINE, RANE, RANEY, RANN, RANNEY, RAUN, RAWN, RAYE, RAYENS, RAYNE, REANY, REYNA, RHAWN, SAYEN.

  Rayen, William — of Youngstown, Trumbull County (now Mahoning County), Ohio. Postmaster at Youngstown, Ohio, 1818-39. Burial location unknown.


RAYENS (Soundex R520) — See also BAYENS, BOYENS, HAYENGA, KRAYENBUHL, PAYEN, RAINS, RANSE, RANSEY, RAYE, RAYEN, RAYES, RAYNES, SAYEN, SNEARY, YEARNS, YENSEN, YENSER.

  Rayens, Michael W. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYES (Soundex R200) — See also AYERS, AYESHA, AYRES, BAYES, CHAYES, EAYRS, ESSARY, HAYES, KAYES, MAYES, PAYES, RAAS, RAESE, RAIES, RASE, RASS, RAYE, RAYENS, RAYNES, REYES, SAYER, SAYRE, SEARY.

  Rayes, Douglas Leroy (b. 1952) — Born in Globe, Gila County, Ariz., 1952. U.S. District Judge for Arizona, 2014-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Rayes, Louis S. — of Globe, Gila County, Ariz. Mayor of Globe, Ariz., 1955-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYFIEL (Soundex R140) — See also BRAYFIELD, BYFIELD, FAIRLEY, FIEL, FRAILEY, FYFIELD, HAYFIELD, HOLYFIELD, LAYFIELD, MAYFIELD, RAPHEL, RAYFIELD, RAYFORD.

  Rayfiel, Leo Frederick (1888-1978) — also known as Leo F. Rayfiel — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1939-44; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1945-47. Jewish. Died in Wayne, Passaic County, N.J., November 18, 1978 (age about 90 years). Interment at Wellwood Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


RAYFIELD (Soundex R143) — See also BRAYFIELD, BYFIELD, FIELD, FYFIELD, HAYFIELD, HOLYFIELD, LAYFIELD, MAYFIELD, RAYFIEL, RAYFORD, REHFELD.

  RAYFIELD: See also Patricia Rayfield Allen — Rayfield Clifton, Jr.
  Rayfield, Latricia — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Rayfield, Milton — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Rayfield, Rutherford Platt — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Rayfield, W. J. — of Mt. Croghan, Chesterfield County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYFORD (Soundex R163) — See also BRAYFIELD, BYFORD, DAYFOOT, FORD, HAYFORD, LYFORD, PLAYFORD, RAFORD, RAIFORD, RAYFIEL, RAYFIELD, TWYFORD, WEYFORTH.

  RAYFORD: See also Daniel Rayford McGehee — Rayford Tharpe — Walter Rayford Tucker III
  Rayford, Mildred — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


RAYHER (Soundex R600) — See also GAYHEART, KRAYHILL, MAYHEW, RAYHILL, RAYMER, RAYNER, REYHER, STRAYHORN, WEYHER.

  Rayher, Edward R. (1883-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Hartsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 20, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1921-22. Died, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., May 12, 1958 (age 74 years, 265 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.


RAYHILL (Soundex R400) — See also BAYHINGER, BERRYHILL, BROYHILL, HILL, HILLARY, KRAYHILL, RAHAL, RAHALL, RAHILL, RAHILLY, RAHUL, RAYHER, REHILL, ROYHL, RUHALA, STRAYHORN, VAYHINGER.

  Rayhill, Leo M. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Oneida County Republican Party, 1955; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RAYKO (Soundex R200) — See also OKRAY, RACUYA, RAKOW.

  RAYKO: See also Rayko J. Novakovitch


RAYL (Soundex R400) — See also ARLY, KAYL, LARRY, LARY, RAHL, RAIHLE, RAIL, RAOUL, RAOULLE, RAUL, RAWL, RAWLE, RAYEL, RAYLENE, RHAEL, RYAL, RYALL, TRAYLOR.

  Rayl, Charles — of Kansas. Republican. Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Rayl, Leah — of La Junta, Otero County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.


RAYLENE (Soundex R450) — See also EYLENBURG, FAYLENE, GAYLENE, MYLENEK, NYLEN, RALIN, RAWLIN, RAYL, RELIN, ROLAN, ROLEN, ROLIN, RULON, TRAYLOR, VANZYLEN, YARNELLE.

  RAYLENE: See also Raylene Garcia


RAYMA (Soundex R500) — See also BRAYMAN, DRAYMAN, MARYA, MAYRA, RAUMA, RAYA, RAYMAN, RAYMAR, RAYME.

  RAYMA: See also Rayma McCallister


RAYMAN (Soundex R550) — See also BRAYMAN, DRAYMAN, MANARY, RAHMAN, RAHMANN, RAMAN, RAYMA, RAYMAR, REHMANN, RYMAN.

  Rayman, James R. — of Oakland County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.


RAYMAR (Soundex R560) — See also BRAYMAN, DRAYMAN, GUEYMARD, RAYMA, RAYMAN, RAYMER, SHEYMAR, SZYMAREK.

  Raymar, Robert — of Watchung, Somerset County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


RAYME (Soundex R500) — See also ARMEY, AYME, AYMER, HAYMES, JAYME, LAYMEN, MARYE, MAYER, PAYMENT, PAYMER, RAHM, RAIM, RAMEY, RAMM, RAUM, RAYE, RAYMA, RAYMER, RAYNE, REHM, RHAME, WAYMER, WAYMEYER.

  RAYME: See also Rayme L. Nuckles


RAYMER (Soundex R560) — See also AYME, AYMER, HAYMES, JAYME, LAYMEN, PAYMENT, PAYMER, RAEMER, RAIMER, RAMER, RAYHER, RAYMAR, RAYME, RAYNER, RYMER, WAYMER, WAYMEYER.

  RAYMER: See also Raymer Francis Maguire
  Raymer, D. L. See Dewey Little Raymer, Sr.
  Raymer, Dewey Little, Sr. (1880-1959) — also known as D. L. Raymer — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Born in Iredell County, N.C., April 30, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924; member of North Carolina state senate, 1920. Died in Iredell County, N.C., March 23, 1959 (age 78 years, 327 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, N.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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