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RIVERS (Soundex R162) — See also CHIVERS, DIVERS, DRIVER, GRIVER, IVERS, IVERSEN, IVERSON, KOPRIVER, OLIVERS, RIVER, RIVERA, RIVERIUS, RIVERO, RIVERSMITH, RIVES, SCHRIVER, SCRIVER, SELIVERSTOV, SHIVERS, SHRIVER, SIVERSON, STIVERS, UNIVERSITY, VERS.

  RIVERS: See also Rivers Henderson Buford, Sr. — Richard Evelyn Byrd — John Rivers Carter — Rivers Dunn Johnson — Willard Frank Libby — Rivers McNeil — Rivers McNeill
  Rivers, A. B. — of Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Buist See George Lamb Buist Rivers
  Rivers, Cheryl — of Bethel, Windsor County, Vt. Democrat. Social worker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1996, 2000; member of Vermont state senate, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Rivers, Daniel E., Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 2nd District, 1976; American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Rivers, E. D. See Eurith Dickinson Rivers
  Rivers, Ernest W. — of Kentucky. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1965-70. Still living as of 1970.
  Rivers, Eurith Dickinson (1895-1967) — also known as E. D. Rivers — of Lakeland, Lanier County, Ga.; Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Born in Center Point, Howard County, Ark., December 1, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Governor of Georgia, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1939-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Died in Lakeland, Lanier County, Ga., June 11, 1967 (age 71 years, 192 days). Entombed at City Cemetery, Lakeland, Ga.
  Cross-reference: C. Downing Musgrove
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rivers, Francis E. (born c.1893) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1930; City Court Judge, 1943. African ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, George Lamb Buist (b. 1896) — also known as Buist Rivers — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 26, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1924-28; member of South Carolina state senate from Charleston County, 1930; president, The Central Railroad of South Carolina; director and counsel, Citizens and Southern National Bank; director, Life and Accident Insurance Company; vice president and counsel of radio station WCSC. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moultrie Rutledge Rivers and Eliza Ingraham (Buist) Rivers; married, November 20, 1930, to Ethel Pinckney Rutledge.
  Rivers, George W. — of Edgar County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Edgar County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Grady, Jr. — of Maywood, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for village president of Maywood, Illinois, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Rivers, Griffin H., Jr. — also known as Griffin Rivers — of Lansing Township, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Ingham County Democratic Party, 2007; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Rivers, Harry J. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Laconia 5th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, James Henry — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1903-09. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, John A. — of Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Joseph — U.S. Consular Agent in Tela, as of 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Joseph D. D. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Joseph J. — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, L. Mendel See Lucius Mendel Rivers
  Rivers, Lucius Mendel (1905-1970) — also known as L. Mendel Rivers — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Gumville, Berkeley County, S.C., September 28, 1905. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1933-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1952, 1956 (alternate); U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1941-70; died in office 1970. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., December 28, 1970 (age 65 years, 91 days). Interment at St. Stephen Episcopal Church Cemetery, St. Stephen, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Rivers, Lynn Nancy (b. 1956) — also known as Lynn N. Rivers — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Au Gres, Arenac County, Mich., December 19, 1956. Democrat. Caterer and chef; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 53rd District, 1993-94; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1995-2003; defeated in primary, 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000. Female. Protestant. Still living as of 2020.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Rivers, Mack L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 11th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Rivers, Mark E. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Mendel See Lucius Mendel Rivers
  Rivers, Norman J. — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Three Rivers, Mich., 1983; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Rivers, O. M. — of Bell City, Stoddard County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Stoddard County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Rivers, Omer A. — of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Prince R. — also known as "The Black Prince" — of Edgefield County, S.C. Born in South Carolina. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Edgefield County, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1870. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, R. C. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944 (alternate), 1952, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Ralph Julian (1903-1976) — also known as Ralph J. Rivers — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 23, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1933-44; Alaska territory attorney general, 1945-49; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1952-54; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1955-56; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1959-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960 (alternate), 1968. Member, Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash., August 14, 1976 (age 73 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Chehalis, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Julian Guy Rivers and Louisa (Lavoy) Rivers; married, December 17, 1928, to Lina Carol Caldwell; married, October 1, 1955, to Martha Wendling.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rivers, Richard — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1794-95, 1796, 1801. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Robert C. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Boone, N.C., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Robert Ernest — of Wheeler County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Wheeler County, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Sallie J. — of Boone, Watauga County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Boone, N.C., 1914-16. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Sandra A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Rivers, Thomas (1819-1863) — of Tennessee. Born in Tennessee, 1819. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 10th District, 1855-57. Died in 1863 (age about 44 years). Interment at Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rivers, Thomas B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1956; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 11th District, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rivers, Victor C. (1905-1959) — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Washington, 1905. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial senate, 1937-40, 1947-50, 1957-58 (4th District 1937-40, 3rd District 1947-50, 1957-58); Alaska Territory Democratic Party chair, 1949; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56. Died September 25, 1959 (age about 54 years). Interment at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska.
  Rivers, William Leland — of Chesterfield County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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