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RIGGSBEE (Soundex R210) — See also BIGGERS, BRIGGS, DRIGGS, GRIGGS, KINGSBERRY, KOENIGSBERG, RIGG, RIGGS, RIGSBEE, RIGSBY, SELIGSBERG, SIGSBEE, SPRIGGS.

  Riggsbee, C. D. — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RIGHEIMER (Soundex R256) — See also BOEDIGHEIMER, LANGHEIM, RIGHIEMER.

  Righeimer, John M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


RIGHIEMER (Soundex R256) — See also BIEMERET, CRAIGHILL, DERIEMER, DIEMER, HUGHIE, RIEMER, RIGHEIMER, RODEGHIER, RODIGHIERO, SCHIEMAN, SCHIEMANN, SIEMER, TAGHIEL, THIEMAN, THIEMANN, THIEME, THIEMKEY, TIEMERSMA, WIEMER, ZIEMER.

  Righiemer, John C. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.


RIGHT (Soundex R230) — See also ALBRIGHT, ALLBRIGHT, ARKWRIGHT, AUBRIGHT, BARIGHT, BOATRIGHT, BONBRIGHT, BORIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, BRIGHT, BURRIGHT, CANRIGHT, CARTRIGHT, CONKRIGHT, CONRIGHT, CORTRIGHT, CURTRIGHT, CUTRIGHT, DERIGHT, DRUMRIGHT, EBRIGHT, ENRIGHT, FULBRIGHT, GATHRIGHT, GIRTH, HAMBRIGHT, KIGHT, KORTRIGHT, LAMBRIGHT, LIVERIGHT, NAURIGHT, NIGHT, REAT, REATH, RHETT, RIETH, RIGHTER, RIGHTHAND, RIGHTMIRE, RIGHTMYER, RIGHTS, RIOTTE, RITT, SEABRIGHT, SEARIGHT, SEAWRIGHT, SIVRIGHT, UPRIGHT, WAYBRIGHT, WEYBRIGHT, WINRIGHT, WREATH, WRIGHT.

  RIGHT: See also William Right Basden
  Right Reverend Athenagoras: See Athenagoras Kokkinakis


RIGHTER (Soundex R236) — See also DERIGHTER, HIGHTER, KNIGHTEN, LIGHTER, REIGHTER, REITER, REITHER, RETTER, REUTER, REUTHER, REUTTER, RICHTER, RIGHT, RITER, RITTER, RYTER, RYTHER, WRITER.

  RIGHTER: See also Donald Holman McLean — Theodore Newton Vail
  Righter, Edgar Elwood (b. 1867) — also known as Edgar E. Righter — of Shinnston, Harrison County, W.Va. Born near Saltwell, Harrison County, W.Va., February 18, 1867. Democrat. School teacher; farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1923-24, 1931-42; defeated, 1928, 1942. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Bigler Righter and Emily Atkinson Righter; married, May 2, 1899, to Rose E. Louther.
  Righter, James H. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Righter, Jane F. — of Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Mauch Chunk, Pa., 1860-80. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Righter, Joseph B. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Righter, Richard S. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RIGHTHAND (Soundex R235) — See also BRIGHTHARP, FEICHTHALER, HUCHTHAUSEN, LIGHTHALL, LIGHTHIPE, LIGHTHIZER, LIGHTHOLDER, NAPHTHALY, NIGHTHORSE, RIGHT, ROTONDI, ROTUNDO.

  Righthand, George — of Albany County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1919. Burial location unknown.


RIGHTMIRE (Soundex R235) — See also ALTMIRE, BRIGHTMAN, HIGHTMAN, ORTMEYER, REITMEYER, RIETHMAYER, RIGHT, RIGHTMYER, RITMEYER, RUTHMARY, TEGHTMEYER, WEIGHTMAN, WHITMIRE, WIGHTMAN.

  Rightmire, Harry A. — Union Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Rightmire, Thomas F. — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.


RIGHTMYER (Soundex R235) — See also BRIGHTMAN, DITTMYER, HARTMYER, HIGHTMAN, ORTMEYER, REITMEYER, RICHTMYER, RIETHMAYER, RIGHT, RIGHTMIRE, RITMEYER, RUTHMARY, TEGHTMEYER, WEIGHTMAN, WHITMYER, WIGHTMAN.

  Rightmyer, Kurt E. (b. 1964) — also known as "Tachikaze" — of Covina, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1964. Middleweight sumo wrestler; Independent candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.


RIGHTS (Soundex R232) — See also ALRIGHTS, GHRIST, KNIGHTS, LIGHTSEY, REETZ, REITZ, REITZE, RHETTS, RIGHT, RITZ, SIGHTS, WAIGHTSTILL, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  Rights, Ted — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


RIGIN (Soundex R250) — See also BRANIGIN, BRIGIANI, BRIGID, BRIGITTE, HIGINBOTHAM, HIGINIO, JERNIGIN, RAGIN, REAGIN, REGGIN, RIGGEN, RIGGIN, RIPIN, ROGIN, TORIGIAN, WIGINGTON.

  Rigin, William P. — of Port Norris, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RIGNER (Soundex R256) — See also DESTEIGNER, EIGNER, GRINER, MIGNEREY, RAGNAR, REGENER, REGNER, REGNERY, REGNIER, RIGER, RIGNEY, RINER, RINGER, RISNER, RIZNER, ROEGNER, SIGNER, SPIGNER, TIGNER.

  RIGNER: See also Rigner L. Ulstrup


RIGNEY (Soundex R250) — See also BIGNEY, EYRING, GINERY, MCKIGNEY, PEQUIGNEY, REGNO, RIGNER, RINEY, SIGNEY, YERGIN.

  Rigney, C. B. — of Dunbar, Kanawha County, W.Va. Mayor of Dunbar, W.Va., 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Rigney, Charles W. — of Sandusky, Sanilac County, Mich. Republican. Sanilac County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1949; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 24th Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Edward — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Edward E. — of Ontario County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Fred L. — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Ontario County Democratic Party, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Hugh McPheeters (1873-1950) — also known as Hugh M. Rigney — of Illinois. Born in Illinois, 1873. Democrat. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1937-39; defeated, 1938. Died in 1950 (age about 77 years). Interment at Arthur Cemetery, Arthur, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rigney, John — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Frederick, Md., 1838-49. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Thomas N. — of Gentry County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Gentry County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Rigney, Victoria — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


RIGO (Soundex R200) — See also AMERIGO, ARIGO, ARRIGO, DARRIGO, ERRIGO, FEDRIGO, FRIGO, GIRO, LORIGO, PERRIGO, RAGO, REGO, RICO, RIGOLI, RIGOLOSI, RIGOR, RINGO, RISO, RODRIGO, ROIG, TRIGO.

  RIGO: See also Rigo Martinez
  Rigo, Frances — of Arizona. Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.


RIGOLI (Soundex R240) — See also HEIGOLD, MARIGOLD, REGALA, REGALIA, REGOLI, REGULA, RIGALI, RIGO, RIGOLOSI, ROGELIO, ROGILLIO, RUGELEY, RUGOLA, WEIGOLD.

  Rigoli, Henry R. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RIGOLOSI (Soundex R242) — See also COLOSIMO, GOLOS, HEIGOLD, MARIGOLD, NICOLOSI, REAGLES, RIGGLES, RIGO, RIGOLI, ROGELLS, RUGGLES, WEIGOLD.

  Rigolosi, Lois — of Edgewater, Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Rigolosi, Vincent P. — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 13-A, 1967; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


RIGOR (Soundex R260) — See also GRIGORAKIS, PIGORS, RAIGORODSKY, RIGER, RIGO, RIZOR, VIGOR, VIGORITO, WALIGORA.

  Rigor, D. Miles — of Wildwood Crest, Cape May County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cape May County; elected 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Rigor, Miles See D. Miles Rigor


RIGSBEE (Soundex R210) — See also BIGGERS, GRIGSBY, HERIGSTAD, KINGSBERRY, KOENIGSBERG, RIGGSBEE, RIGSBY, SELIGSBERG, SIGSBEE.

  Rigsbee, Alfred S. — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.


RIGSBY (Soundex R210) — See also GRIGSBY, HERIGSTAD, KOENIGSBERG, RIGBY, RIGGSBEE, RIGSBEE, SELIGSBERG, SIGSBEE, SLINGSBY.

  Rigsby, William L. — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Beaumont, Tex., 1869-70, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.


RIHA (Soundex R000) — See also HAIR, HARI, HIRA, HOURIHAN, KERRIHARD, RAHOI, RAHY, RIAH, RIHACK, RIMA, RINA, RUHE, STARIHA.

  Riha, James — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Riha, Richard — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1999. Still living as of 1999.


RIHACK (Soundex R200) — See also HACK, HARRICK, HOURIHAN, KERRIHARD, RIHA, STARIHA.

  Rihack, Alexander — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 3rd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.


RIHERD (Soundex R630) — See also CARIHER, GALLIHER, GUIHER, HERD, KALIHER, KELIHER, KELLIHER.

  Riherd, Nettie Scott — also known as Nettie S. Riherd — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


RIHL (Soundex R400) — See also PIHL, RAHL, REAL, REEHL, REEL, REIHL, REIL, REILE, RELL, RHIEL, RIAL, RIEHL, RIEHLE, RIEL, RILL, ROHL, RUHL, RYAL, RYALL, RYEL, RYLE, RYLL.

  Rihl, Walter W. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.


RIISE (Soundex R200) — See also DECOTIIS, DEJULIIS, FRIIA, GUARNERIIUS, ISSER, KIISKILA, REASS, REES, REESE, REIS, REISS, RESS, RESSE, REUSS, REYES, REZ, RHEES, RHYS, RIAZ, RIES, RIESE, RIESS, RIOS, RISE, RISSE, RYS, RYSE, SERRI, SIRE.

  RIISE: See also Riise E. Smith Richards


RIKE (Soundex R200) — See also CARRIKER, DRIKER, ENTRIKEN, KERI, KERRI, KIER, NIKE, PETRIKEN, PIKE, RAIKE, REACH, RECK, REICH, REICK, REQUE, RICE, RICH, RICK, RIEKE, RIKER, RIKERD, RIKKE, RINKE, RISE, SEIDENSTRIKER, STRIKE, STRIKER, VERBRIKE, VERRIKER.

  Rike, A. D. — of Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga. Postmaster at Thomasville, Ga., 1901. Burial location unknown.


RIKER (Soundex R260) — See also CARRIKER, DRIKER, ENTRIKEN, KIKER, KRIER, PETRIKEN, RAKER, RECKER, REICHER, RICHER, RICKER, RIECKER, RIGER, RIKE, RIKERD, RINKER, RISER, RISKER, RIZER, ROKER, SEIDENSTRIKER, STRIKE, STRIKER, VERBRIKE, VERRIKER.

  RIKER: See also Jonathan Lawrence — Gabriel Monroe Overstreet, Jr.
  Riker, Adrian — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, Alanson — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Salinas, Calif., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, Andrew L. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester; elected 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Riker, Bill See William Samuel Riker
  Riker, Carroll L. — of Virginia. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, John D. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1904-05; defeated, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, Patricia — of Illinois. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Riker, Richard — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1805-06. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, Samuel (1743-1823) — of Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1743. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1783-84; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1804-05, 1807-09. Died in 1823 (age about 80 years). Interment at Dutch Reformed Cemetery, Newtown, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Riker, Willard — of New York. American Labor candidate for New York state senate, 1940 (37th District), 1948 (42nd District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, William, Jr. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Riker, William Samuel — also known as Bill Riker — Republican. Candidate for Florida state senate 26th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


RIKERD (Soundex R263) — See also CARRIKER, DRIKER, ECKERD, ENTRIKEN, KRIDER, PETRIKEN, RECORD, REICHARD, REICHARDT, RICHARD, RICKARD, RICORD, RIKE, RIKER, RUKARD, SEIDENSTRIKER, STRIKE, STRIKER, VERBRIKE, VERRIKER, VOELKERDING.

  Rikerd, Hiram W. (1861-1937) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1861. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932. Died in 1937 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


RIKKE (Soundex R200) — See also ERIKKA, KERI, KERRI, KIER, MIKKEL, MIKKELSEN, MIKKELSON, NIKKEL, REACH, RECK, REICH, REICK, REQUE, RICH, RICK, RIEKE, RIKE, RIKKI, SIKKEMA.

  RIKKE: See also Rikke Van Johnson


RIKKI (Soundex R200) — See also ERIKKA, FLIKKIE, RICCI, RICCIO, RICHEY, RICHIE, RICKEY, RICKI, RICKIE, RIKKE, RYOICHI, TULIKKI, VIKKI.

  RIKKI: See also Rachelle Rikki Spector


RILEE (Soundex R400) — See also AILEE, CAVILEER, ILER, IREL, KILEEN, MARILEE, MERILEE, REELY, REIL, REILEY, REILLEY, REILLY, REILY, RELYA, RELYEA, RIEL, RIELLY, RIELY, RILEY, RILIO, RYLEY.

  Rilee, Bob See Robert L. Rilee
  Rilee, Robert L. — also known as Bob Rilee — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 10th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.


RILES (Soundex R420) — See also BRILES, ILES, ISLER, KILES, NILES, PILES, RAWLES, RELLAS, RELLES, RIES, ROLES, ROWLES, SERRILL, SILER, SILLER.

  RILES: See also Deralyn Riles Davis
  Riles, Wilson C., Jr. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Riles, Wilson Camanza (1917-1999) — also known as Wilson Riles — of California. Born near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., June 27, 1917. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; California superintendent of public instruction, 1971-83; defeated, 1982. African ancestry. Died, following a series of strokes and heart attacks, at Mercy Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., April 1, 1999 (age 81 years, 278 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sacramento, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Louise Phillips.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


RILETTA (Soundex R430) — See also ALTERI, BROUILETTE, CILETTI, CIVILETTI, EILETT, ESTILETTE, LEITRA, PAILETTE, RETILLA, TAILER.

  RILETTA: See also Riletta L. Cream


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