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ROCKWELL (Soundex R240) — See also BLACKWELDER, BLACKWELL, BOCKWELL, BROCKWAY, BROCKWELL, CORKWELL, CROCKWELL, DOCKWEILER, ROCK, ROCKWOOD, SOCKWELL, STOCKWEATHER, STOCKWELL.

  ROCKWELL: See also Elisha Rockwell Bitgood — Ezra Brainerd, Jr. — William Rockwell Clough — De Witt Clinton Gage — Rockwell T. Gust, Jr. — Jason Kellogg — Rockwell Kent — Rockwell Marietta — Rockwell Anthony Schnable — James Rockwell Sheffield — James Beach Wakefield
  Rockwell, Albert Fenimore (1862-1925) — also known as Albert F. Rockwell — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Woodhull, Steuben County, N.Y., April 8, 1862. Republican. Inventor; manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1907-10. Died in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., February 16, 1925 (age 62 years, 314 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Bristol, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Leander Rockwell (1828-1883) and Fidelia (Locke) Rockwell (1828-1896); married, May 22, 1884, to Nettie Louise Beebe (1867-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Almon F. Rockwell Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand (b. 1899) — also known as Almon F. Rockwell — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., February 16, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Brussels, 1921-22; Frankfort, 1924. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Donnell Rockwell (1863-1915) and Marie Augusta (Dillon) Rockwell; married, May 2, 1922, to Gabrielle Nelly Tilmant Gevaert; first cousin thrice removed of Andrew Gould Chatfield (1810-1875); second cousin thrice removed of Philo Fairchild Barnum and Phineas Taylor Barnum.
  Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1925)
  Rockwell, Betty — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Rockwell, Brad See Bradley L. Rockwell
  Rockwell, Bradley L. — also known as Brad Rockwell — Citizens candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1982; Green candidate for justice of Texas state supreme court, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Rockwell, Charles — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Charles F. — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Charles W. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1834, 1836; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, David L. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, David Ladd — also known as David L. Rockwell — of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916 (alternate), 1928; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Delos — of Troy, Bradford County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 23rd District, 1875-76; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Delvyn J. — of Wayne, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 17th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Rockwell, E. A. — of California. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Eli — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Francis Williams (1844-1929) — also known as Francis W. Rockwell — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., May 26, 1844. Republican. State court judge in Massachusetts, 1873; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1879; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1881; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1884-91; defeated, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Died June 26, 1929 (age 85 years, 31 days). Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Rockwell (1805-1888).
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rockwell, Frank — of St. Charles, Kane County, Ill. Postmaster at St. Charles, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Frank W. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1912-15. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, G. W. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 39, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, George — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Mayor of Midland, Mich., 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, George H. — of Brookfield, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, George Lincoln (1918-1967) — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., March 9, 1918. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; founder, in 1959, of the National Committee to Free America from Jewish Domination (later known as the American Nazi Party); arrested at various demonstrations during the 1960s; American Nazi candidate for Governor of Virginia, 1965. Shot and killed by a sniper, later identified as John Patler, while driving his car in the parking lot of Dominion Hills Shopping Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., August 25, 1967 (age 49 years, 169 days); Patler was convicted of the murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Rockwell's funeral procession was not allowed into Culpeper National Cemetery because of Nazi emblems worn by his supporters. Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of George Lovejoy 'Doc' Rockwell (1889-1978; vaudeville and radio comedian) and Claire (Schade) Rockwell; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Morgan Hungerford (1827-1888).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rockwell, George Lounsbury (1869-1947) — also known as George L. Rockwell — of South Norwalk, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn.; Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., January 20, 1869. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ridgefield, 1905-06; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Montreal, 1911; postmaster at Ridgefield, Conn., 1912-16, 1924-35 (acting, 1924). Died May 28, 1947 (age 78 years, 128 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Lawrence Rockwell (1826-1909) and Ann Eliza (Lounsbury) Rockwell (1834-1915); married, June 5, 1894, to Grace Frances Greaves; married to Anna Delores Ryan; nephew of George Edward Lounsbury and Phineas Chapman Lounsbury (1841-1925).
  Political family: Lounsbury family of Ridgefield, Connecticut.
  Rockwell, Gordon (1915-1991) — of Genesee County, Mich. Born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., February 23, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1967-74; defeated, 1952 (13th District), 1954 (13th District), 1964 (25th District), 1974 (25th District); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 2nd District, 1960-64. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Lions; American Legion. Died in 1991 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, H. C. — of Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, H. T. — of St. Charles, Kane County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Hosea Hunt (1840-1918) — also known as Hosea H. Rockwell — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Lawrenceville, Tioga County, N.Y., May 31, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1877; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1891-93; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896, 1900. English ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in 1918 (age about 78 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Rockwell and Johanna (Hunt) Rockwell; married 1877 to Hattie Heckman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rockwell, Irvin Elmer (1862-1952) — also known as Irvin E. Rockwell; "Rock" — of Bellevue, Blaine County, Idaho. Born in Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wis., December 25, 1862. Republican. Member of Idaho state senate, 1915-19, 1929-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1916 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate). Christian Scientist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Successfully advocated for the American Falls dam project on the Snake River. Died in Bellevue, Blaine County, Idaho, September 22, 1952 (age 89 years, 272 days). Cremated.
  Rockwell, J. Leland — of Arbutus, Baltimore County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Jeremy — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1810-11, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, John A. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1886, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, John Arnold (1803-1861) — also known as John A. Rockwell — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., August 27, 1803. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1839; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1845-49. Died in Washington, D.C., February 10, 1861 (age 57 years, 167 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Rockwell (1768-1826) and Sally (Arnold) Rockwell (1779-1803); married to Mary Watkinson Perkins (1804-1887); third cousin once removed of Elijah Abel, Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong and Bela Edgerton; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold, Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797); fourth cousin of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton; fourth cousin once removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, John Taintor, Daniel Chapin, Henry Huntington, Roger Taintor, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter, Solomon Taintor, Peter Buell Porter, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Abel Huntington, Timothy Merrill, Daniel Upson, Asa H. Otis, Theodore Sill, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Julius Levi Strong and Luther S. Pitkin.
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rockwell, John T. — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Julius (1805-1888) — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn., April 26, 1805. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1834; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1835-37, 1858; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1843-51; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1854-55; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1855; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Died in Lenox, Berkshire County, Mass., May 19, 1888 (age 83 years, 23 days). Interment at Church on the Hill Cemetery, Lenox, Mass.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of William Perrin Walker; father of Francis Williams Rockwell (1844-1929).
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rockwell, Kleber P. (1868-1921) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Bloomfield, Oakland County, Mich., November 8, 1868. Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1899-04; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 12th District, 1907-08; circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1918-21; died in office 1921. Died in 1921 (age about 52 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Mich.
  Rockwell, Leland See J. Leland Rockwell
  Rockwell, Leonard — of Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Rockwell, Lewis — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Lewis C. — U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1870-73. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Lorenzo A. — of Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif. Postmaster at Compton, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Margaret A. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Rockwell, Nathan — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1780-82, 1786-87, 1788-90, 1799-1800. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Philo G. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Rena — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Reuben — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Reuben — of Springfield, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Robert Fay (1886-1950) — also known as Robert F. Rockwell — of Paonia, Delta County, Colo. Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., February 11, 1886. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1917-21; member of Colorado state senate, 1921-23, 1939-41; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1923-25; candidate for Governor of Colorado, 1930; U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1941-49; defeated, 1948. Member, Grange. Died in Paonia, Delta County, Colo., September 28, 1950 (age 64 years, 229 days). Interment at Hornell Rural Cemetery, Hornell, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rockwell, Samuel — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Samuel — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Solomon — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Stuart Wesson (b. 1917) — also known as Stuart W. Rockwell — of Radnor, Delaware County, Pa. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 15, 1917. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Panama, as of 1941-43; U.S. Ambassador to Morocco, 1970-73. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Rockwell, Sylvester D. — of Warehouse Point, East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of East Windsor, Connecticut, 1888, 1898; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor; elected 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Theron — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1834-35; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Thomas — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Rockwell, W. W. — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Postmaster at Glens Falls, N.Y., 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Washington L. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Willard F. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Rockwell, William — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896 (alternate), 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, William W. — of Hadley, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 2nd District, 1849; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; member of New York state senate, 1878-81 (16th District 1878-79, 19th District 1880-81). Burial location unknown.
  Rockwell, Winthrop E. — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1927, 1947. Burial location unknown.


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