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RUSH (Soundex R200) — See also BRUSH, CRUSH, DANIELS-RUSH, FRUSH, KUSH, RASH, RESH, ROESCH, ROSCH, ROSCHE, ROSH, ROUSCH, ROUSH, RUCH, RUESCH, RUGH, RUSCH, RUSCHE, RUSHE, RUSHER, RUSHERN, RUSHFORD, RUSHIN, RUSHING, RUSHMORE, RUSHONG, RUSHTON, SHUR, SUHR, THRUSH.

  RUSH: See also George Francis Aherne — Hattie Daniels-Rush — Nimrod Davis Denson, Jr. — John Vernon Denson II — Edward Albert Dow — Edward Dale Toland
  Rush, A. B. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Allen F. (1902-1980) — of Romeo, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Romeo, Macomb County, Mich., January 3, 1902. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Macomb County 3rd District, 1961-62; member of Michigan state house of representatives 71st District, 1967-68; defeated, 1968. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Farm Bureau. Died in 1980 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lee Rush and Mary (Crissman) Rush; married to Jessie A. Turner.
  Rush, Anna May — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1948, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, B. T. — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813) — also known as "Father of American Psychiatry" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Byberry Township (now part of Philadelphia), Philadelphia County, Pa., January 4, 1746. Physician; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1776-77; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Member, American Philosophical Society. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 19, 1813 (age 67 years, 105 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, January 2, 1776, to Julia Stockton (1759-1848; daughter of Richard Stockton); father of Richard Rush (1780-1859).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Rush County, Ind. is named for him.
  Rush Street, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Benjamin Rush: Alyn Brodsky, Benjamin Rush : Patriot and Physician — David Barton, Benjamin Rush — David Barton, Benjamin Rush: Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  Rush, Bennie — of Cantrall, Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Bob — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Rush, Bobby Lee (b. 1946) — also known as Bobby L. Rush — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., November 23, 1946. Democrat. Candidate for Illinois state house of representatives, 1978; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1999. Protestant. African ancestry. As a Black Panther, spent six months in prison on a weapons charge. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Rush, C. W. — of Commerce, Hunt County, Tex. Postmaster at Commerce, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Carleton K. — of Romulus, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Rush, Carolyn — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Rush, Carolyn — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Rush, Connally T. — of Abingdon, Washington County, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Abingdon, Va., 1924-33 (acting, 1924). Burial location unknown.
  Rush, D. M. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 16th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Dorothy M. — Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 38th District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.
  Rush, E. R. — of Martinsville, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Rush, Erwin E. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Rush, Frank W. — of Millinocket, Penobscot County, Maine. Elected (Wet) delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Penobscot County 1933, but did not serve. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Fred H. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, G. N. — of Macon County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Macon County, 1876-78. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, George H. — of Ellenville, Ulster County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, J. H. — of Lumber City, Telfair County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1932 (alternate), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Rush, James — of Gardena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Gardena, Calif., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Jennie — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Rush, John — of Barnard, Nodaway County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Nodaway County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Jonathan — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Allegheny, Pa., 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Joseph J. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Kelly — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 30th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Rush, Kenneth (1910-1994) — Born in 1910. U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1969-72; France, 1974-77. Died in 1994 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Rush, Larry N. — also known as Nick Rush — of Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Va. Republican. Elected Virginia state house of delegates 7th District 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Rush, Maxwell G. — of Southern Pines, Moore County, N.C. Republican. Acting postmaster at Southern Pines, N.C., 1957-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Rush, Nick See Larry N. Rush
  Rush, Paul — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Rush, Peter — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Richard (1780-1859) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 29, 1780. Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1811; U.S. Attorney General, 1814-17; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1817-25; France, 1847-49; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1820; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1825-29; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1828. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 30, 1859 (age 78 years, 335 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) and Julia (Stockton) Rush (1759-1848); married to Catherine E. Murray.
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Richard Rush: Anthony Mark Brescia, Richard Rush and the French Revolution of 1848 — J. H. Powell, Richard Rush, Republican diplomat, 1780-1859 — Douglas Dykstra, The Richard Rush ministry to Great Britain, 1818-1825
  Rush, Thomas A. — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbus, Ind., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Thomas E. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Rush, Tony — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 9th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Rush, W. C. — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1916. Burial location unknown.
Walter J. Rush Rush, Walter J. — of Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. Born in Waterford, Racine County, Wis. School principal; lawyer; Clark County District Attorney, 1911-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Wisconsin state senate 24th District, 1929-40. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Rush, William — of near Baltimore, Baltimore County, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state senate 8th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Rush, William E. — of Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, Ind., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.


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