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READ (Soundex R300) — See also ALLREAD, BREAD, CREAD, DAERR, DARE, DEAR, DREA, EDRA, NEAD, RADDE, READE, READER, READING, READMON, READY, REAT, RED, REDA, REDD, REED, REID, RHEAD, RIED, RUDSTON-READ.

  READ: See also Bailey Frye Adams — Daniel Read Anthony — Daniel Read Anthony, Jr. — Paul Carrington — Read Fletcher — Benjamin Franklin — Donald Read Heath — Clifford Chesley Hubbard — Luther Alexander Johnson — Read King — John Armand Lafore, Jr. — Robert Dudley Longyear — John Read Magruder — Read Matheny — Lowerry Read McCloskey — William Read Miller — E. Read Myer — George Read Riddle — George Read Sage — Henry Franklin. Sarman — William W. Touvelle — Nathan A. Warren
  Read, Alexander Ross — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1913-19 (acting, 1913-14). Burial location unknown.
  Read, Alice — of Richland Center, Richland County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Read, Almon Heath (1790-1844) — also known as Almon H. Read — of Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pa. Born in Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt., June 12, 1790. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1827-32; member of Pennsylvania state senate 11th District, 1833-37; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1842-44 (17th District 1842-43, 12th District 1843-44); died in office 1844. Died in Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pa., June 3, 1844 (age 53 years, 357 days). Interment at Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Eliza Cooper (1793-1843).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, Arba — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Benjamin — of Swanzey, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Carl E. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Carl H. (1898-1980) — of East Ann Arbor (now part of Ann Arbor), Washtenaw County, Mich.; Dexter Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 27, 1898. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; merchant; mayor of East Ann Arbor, Mich., 1949-53. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died, from acute congestive heart failure and diabetes, in Saline Community Hospital, Saline, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 25, 1980 (age 82 years, 29 days). Interment at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Read and Carrie (Partlow) Read; married, September 27, 1923, to Linda L. Hoelzel (1901-1979).
  Read, Carlton W. (b. 1834) — of Addison, Addison County, Vt. Born in Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vt., October 21, 1834. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state senate from Addison County, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Catherine E. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Read, Charles — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1726-28. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Charles — Chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1764. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Charles C. (b. 1867) — of Ocean City, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 6, 1867. Republican. Hardware business; president, Ocean City National Bank; director, Flanders Hotel; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1925-27; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1928-36; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Charles D., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1959-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Read, Clinton H. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1917-18, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Daniel — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Lewiston, Maine, 1799-1839. Burial location unknown.
  Read, David M. (born c.1833) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y., about 1833. Democrat. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1881; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Mrs. Dwight R. See Edna Findley Read
  Read, E. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Read, E. J. — of Oldham, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 22nd District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Edna Findley (1876-1937) — also known as Edna Findley; Mrs. Dwight R. Read — of Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla. Born November 19, 1876. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Female. Died in Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla., February 11, 1937 (age 60 years, 84 days). Interment at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Dwight R. Read (newspaper publisher).
  Read, Edward George (1864-1932) — also known as Edward G. Read — of Richland, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Richland Township, Kalamazoo County, Mich., September 3, 1864. Republican. Farmer; bank director; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1919-24; defeated in primary, 1924. Died May 2, 1932 (age 67 years, 242 days). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Richland, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George Frederic Read (1820-1874) and Caroline (Fisher) Read (1831-1906); married to Ruby Ann Chandler (1870-1953); nephew of Gilbert Ezra Read (1822-1898).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, Frederick — of Newport News, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Newport News, Va., 1901; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Read, George (1733-1798) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born near North East, Cecil County, Md., September 18, 1733. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1774-77; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1776-79, 1782-83; President of Delaware, 1777-78; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1779-80; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1789-93; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1793-98. Episcopalian. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., September 21, 1798 (age 65 years, 3 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Read and Mary (Howell) Read; married 1763 to Gertrude (Ross) Till (sister of George Ross); father of Mary Read (who married Gunning Bedford), George Read II and John Read (1769-1854); grandfather of George Read III and John Meredith Read (1797-1874); great-grandfather of John Meredith Read, Jr..
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, George II (1765-1836) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in 1765. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1789-1816. Died in 1836 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Read (1733-1798); married 1786 to Mary Thompson; father of George Read III.
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Read, George III (1788-1837) — of Delaware. Born in 1788. U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1816-37. Died in 1837 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Read II; grandson of George Read (1733-1798).
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Read, George — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Read, George D. — of Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Mayor of Scottsbluff, Neb., 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Read, George S. — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Postmaster at Woonsocket, R.I., 1879-88. Burial location unknown.
  Read, George W. — of Yolo, Yolo County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1856 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Read, Gilbert Ezra (1822-1898) — also known as Gilbert E. Read — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., May 6, 1822. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1861-66 (Kalamazoo County 2nd District 1861-62, Kalamazoo County 1st District 1863-66); Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1865-66; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1877-78. Died in Richland, Kalamazoo County, Mich., May 16, 1898 (age 76 years, 10 days). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Richland, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus Read (1789-1859) and Rhoda King (Deane) Read (1796-1872); married to Mary Ann Daniels (1831-1901); uncle of Edward George Read (1864-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, Guy C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Harlan Eugene (1880-1963) — also known as Harlan E. Read — of St. Louis, Mo.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., May 7, 1880. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1918; author; radio commentator. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February, 1963 (age 82 years, 0 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Justus Vinton Read and Clara Lee (woods) Read (1855-1922); married, June 5, 1908, to Julia Edna Hatch (1879-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, Henry English (1824-1868) — of Kentucky. Born in Larue County, Ky., December 25, 1824. Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Killed himself, November 9, 1868 (age 43 years, 320 days). Interment at Elizabethtown City Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Ky.
  Read, Herbert See J. Herbert Read
  Read, Hubert A. — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Postmaster at Marshall, Mich., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Read, I. B. — of Ashtabula County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Ashtabula County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Read, J. Herbert (1858-1937) — of Pomona, Manistee County, Mich. Born in New York, 1858. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Manistee County, 1899-1906, 1925-30; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 26th District, 1930. Died March 2, 1937 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Read, Jacob (1752-1816) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1752. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1782-94; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1783-85; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1795-1801. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 17, 1816 (age about 64 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Read, James F. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Jeffrey — of Oregon. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Read, Jess G. — of Hobart, Kiowa County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Joe (b. 1955) — Born in Ronan, Lake County, Mont., 1955. Republican. Member of Montana state house of representatives 15th District, 2011-12. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Read, John (1769-1854) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., July 17, 1769. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1817-18. Episcopalian. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., July 13, 1854 (age 84 years, 361 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Read and Mary (Howell) Read; married 1795 to Martha Meredith (daughter of Samuel Meredith); father of John Meredith Read (1797-1874); grandfather of John Meredith Read, Jr..
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Read, John — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John B. — Candidate for Michigan state senate 7th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John H. — of Rolla, Phelps County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Phelps County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John K. — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1799-1800. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John Meredith (1797-1874) — also known as John M. Read — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 21, 1797. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1823-25; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1837-41; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1846; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1858-72; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1872-73. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 29, 1874 (age 77 years, 131 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Read and Martha (Meredith) Read; married, March 20, 1828, to Priscilla Marshall (1808-1841); married, July 26, 1855, to Amelia Thomson (died 1886; daughter of John Renshaw Thomson); father of John Meredith Read, Jr. (1837-1896); grandson of George Read and Samuel Meredith.
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, John Meredith, Jr. (1837-1896) — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 21, 1837. U.S. Minister to Greece, 1873-77; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Greece, 1877-79. Died in 1896 (age about 59 years). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Meredith Read (1797-1874) and Priscilla (Marshall) Read; grandson of John Read; great-grandson of George Read and Samuel Meredith.
  Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Read, John R. — of Accomac County (now Accomack County), Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Accomac County, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Read, John R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1880; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1888-92. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Joseph S. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1840-41. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Joseph W. — of South Windham, Windham, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at South Windham, Maine, 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Juan A. — U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, as of 1897-98; U.S. Vice Consul General in Santo Domingo, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Leigh — of Leon County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Leon County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Lena A. — of Plainfield, Sullivan County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Plainfield, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Marjorie — of Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan. Mayor of Coffeyville, Kan., 1980-81. Female. Still living as of 1981.
  Read, Mike — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 19th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Read, Nathan (1759-1849) — of Salem, Essex County, Mass.; Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Warren, Worcester County, Mass., July 2, 1759. School teacher; apothecary; iron foundry business; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1800-03; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1803. Died near Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, January 20, 1849 (age 89 years, 202 days). Interment at Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Reuben Read (1730-1803) and Tamsen (Meacham) Read (1731-1811); married to Elizabeth Jeffrey (1771-1855); great-grandfather of Charles Kirk Tilden; first cousin twice removed of John Hill Walbridge and Henry E. Walbridge (1850-1927); second cousin once removed of John Adams Dix; second cousin twice removed of Charles Otis Nason; third cousin once removed of Timothy Bigelow, Rufus Heaton, Alexander Wheelock Thayer and John Ogden Bigelow; third cousin twice removed of Cheney Ames, Leonard Ames, Jr., Edgar Weeks, John Wingate Weeks and Alexander Cook Thayer; third cousin thrice removed of William Greene Dows, Bernard Forrest Bemis, John A. Weeks and Charles Sinclair Weeks; fourth cousin of John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of Alvarus Payson Adams.
  Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Read, Norman A. — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Waldo County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Read, O. J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, S. T. See Sylvador Titus Read
  Read, Sheridan Pitt (1861-1912) — also known as Sheridan P. Read — of New York. Born in Paris, Edgar County, Ill., September 14, 1861. U.S. Consul in Tientsin, 1893-98. Died, from heart disease, in London, England, October 31, 1912 (age 51 years, 47 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Sheridan Pitt Read (1830-1862; killed in battle of Murfreesboro).
  Read, Sylvador Titus (1822-1898) — also known as S. T. Read — of Cassopolis, Cass County, Mich. Born in Caroline, Tompkins County, N.Y., January 12, 1822. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880 (alternate), 1884. Died in Cassopolis, Cass County, Mich., January 15, 1898 (age 76 years, 3 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Cassopolis, Mich.
  Read, Thomas — of Charlotte County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Charlotte County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Thomas — of Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish (now Evangeline Parish), La. Postmaster at Ville Platte, La., 1871. Burial location unknown.
Thomas Read Read, Thomas (1881-1962) — of Shelby, Oceana County, Mich. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 28, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oceana County, 1915-20; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1919-20; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1921-24, 1935-36; defeated in primary, 1930, 1936, 1938, 1942; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1924, 1940; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1927-28; defeated in primary, 1928; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928; defeated, 1932; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928; Michigan state attorney general, 1939-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1950. Congregationalist. English and Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Rotary. Died in 1962 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Read and Jane (Davidson) Read; married, March 20, 1915, to Ethel K. White.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Read, Thomas A. — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, Ala., 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Thomas L., Jr. — also known as Tom Read — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Summers County Democratic Party, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Thomas N. — of Summers County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Summers County, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Read, Tom See Thomas L. Read, Jr.
  Read, Walter A. (1842-1918) — of Rhode Island. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., July 6, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1889-98; Rhode Island general treasurer, 1899-1908. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in 1918 (age about 75 years). Interment at Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet, Glocester, R.I.
  Relatives: Married to Charlotte Owen (1843-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Read, William Brooks — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Read, William Brown (1817-1880) — of Hodgenville, Larue County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1817. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1850; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1860; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1871-75. Died in 1880 (age about 63 years). Interment at Red Hill Cemetery, Hodgenville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Read, William Douglas — U.S. Vice Consul in Casablanca, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Read, William Thackara (1878-1954) — also known as William T. Read — of Camden, Camden County, N.J.; Merchantville, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., November 22, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1912-16; resigned 1916; New Jersey state treasurer, 1916-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Camden County, 1947. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Union League; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 7, 1954 (age 75 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Thackara Read (1846-1891) and Lucretia Swindell (McCormick) Read (1853-1936); married, November 12, 1903, to Florence Atmore (1880-1952); great-grandnephew of John Linton Swindell (1789-1847).


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