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RIGGS (Soundex R200) — See also BRIGGS, DRIGGS, GRIGGS, RIGG, RIGGSBEE, RYGGS, SPRIGGS.

  RIGGS: See also Homer E. Abele — Wallace W. Bellew — George Henry Boker — Reynolds Clough — George Cosson — George Riggs Gaither, Jr. — Truman Hotchkiss — William H. C. Lyon — Henry Riggs Rathbone
  Riggs, A. L. — of Rushville, Rush County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Albert L. — of Saginaw County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Albert R. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Alonzo Jehiel — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Benjamin Reath — U.S. Consul in Helsingfors, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Bessie L. (born c.1878) — also known as Mrs. James R. Riggs — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Born in Indiana, about 1878. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1926-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1895 to James R. Riggs (1866?-?).
  Riggs, Caleb S. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1799-1800. Burial location unknown.
Carl Riggs Riggs, Carl (b. 1877) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Marion County, W.Va., September 11, 1877. Democrat. Accountant; secretary and production manager, Cleveland Coal Co., 1923-30; real estate business; state administrator, Works Progress Administration, 1941-43; member, West Viginia Public Service Commission, 1943; West Virginia Director of Purchases, 1946-51; chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1945. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Z. E. Riggs and Alice (Murray) Riggs; married, October 6, 1906, to sa E. Hawkins.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Riggs, Dale F. — of Upshur County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Upshur County, 1989-97. Still living as of 1997.
  Riggs, Darlene — of Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state senate 9th District, 1982. Female. Still living as of 1982.
  Riggs, Edgar H. — of Erlanger, Kenton County, Ky. Postmaster at Erlanger, Ky., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Eleanor Cox — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Riggs, Elmer D. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1946; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1950, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Ernest W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Harput, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Frank D. (b. 1950) — of California. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 5, 1950. Republican. Police officer; real estate developer; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1991-93, 1995-99; defeated, 1992. Member, Habitat for Humanity. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Riggs, H. E. — also known as Jack Riggs — of Gladstone, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Gladstone, Mo., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Isaac — of Schenectady County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schenectady County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Jack See H. E. Riggs
  Riggs, James Milton (1839-1933) — also known as James M. Riggs — of Winchester, Scott County, Ill. Born near Winchester, Scott County, Ill., April 17, 1839. Democrat. Scott County Sheriff, 1864-66; lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-72; Scott County State's Attorney, 1872-76; mayor of Winchester, Ill., 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1883-87; Scott County Judge, 1922-30. Died in Winchester, Scott County, Ill., November 18, 1933 (age 94 years, 215 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Riggs, Mrs. James R. See Bessie L. Riggs
  Riggs, James R. (born c.1866) — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Born in Indiana, about 1866. Democrat. Candidate for Indiana state auditor, 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1895 to Bessie L. Riggs (1878?-?).
  Riggs, James W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 6th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Jeremiah — of Oakland County, Mich.; Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Mich. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 5th District, 1835; supervisor of Saginaw Township, Michigan, 1837-42. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Jetur Rose (1809-1869) — also known as Jetur R. Riggs — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born near Drakesville (now Ledgewood), Morris County, N.J., June 20, 1809. Republican. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1836; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1856-58; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1859-61. Died in Drakesville (now Ledgewood), Morris County, N.J., November 5, 1869 (age 60 years, 138 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Succasunna, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Riggs, John A. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, John F. — of Iowa. Iowa superintendent of public instruction, 1904-10. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Joseph — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Lee S. — of Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Lewis (1789-1870) — of New York. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., January 16, 1789. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1841-43. Died November 6, 1870 (age 81 years, 294 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Homer, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Riggs, Lloyd E. — U.S. Vice Consul in Karachi, as of 1932-38; Kabul, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Matt — Natural Law candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Riggs, Miles F. — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Druggist; mayor of Cheboygan, Mich.; elected 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Mrs. Milford — of Ironton, Iron County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Moses — of Georgetown, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, R. A. — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, R. William — of Oregon. Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1988-. Still living as of 1995.
  Riggs, Rachel — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Riggs, Rod — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Riggs, Samuel — U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Thomas, Jr. (1873-1945) — of Alaska; Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Ilchester, Howard County, Md., October 17, 1873. Democrat. Lumber business; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1918-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1920. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., January 16, 1945 (age 71 years, 91 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Riggs and Catherine Winter (Gilbert) Riggs; married, April 30, 1913, to Renee Marie Coudert.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Riggs, Thomas H. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Thomas S. — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Moundsville, W.Va., 1926-34. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, Verne — of Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, W. M. — of Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Riggs, William See R. William Riggs


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