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RUSSELL (Soundex R240) — See also BRUSSE, BRUSSEAU, BRUSSEL, BUSSELL, DRUSSEL, ESCOTT-RUSSELL, FUSSELL, GRUSSENDORF, LEURS, LUERS, RASSELL, ROESSEL, ROSEL, ROSELLE, ROSILE, ROSSEL, ROSSELL, ROSZEL, ROSZELL, ROUSSEL, ROZELL, ROZELLE, ROZZELL, RUSS, RUSSE, RUSSEK, RUSSEL, RUSSELLVILLE, RUSSENBERGER, SELL, TRUSSELL, ULSER.

  Russell, Oney — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Claremont; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Orr H. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Otis H. — of Richmond, Va. Born in Maryland. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd Virginia District, 1879; postmaster at Richmond, Va., 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, P. H. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, P. J. — of Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Parley Asa (1838-1916) — also known as Parley A. Russell — of Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., June 13, 1838. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Member, Freemasons. Died February 26, 1916 (age 77 years, 258 days). Interment at Mahaiwe Cemetery, Great Barrington, Mass.
  Relatives: Married, December 13, 1870, to Celeste Stanley Gilbert (1845-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Russell, Pat — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Russell, Patricia T. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972; mayor of Keene, N.H., 1996-99. Female. Still living as of 1999.
  Russell, Patrick — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 20th District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Paul — of Paola, Miami County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Paul — of Fountain Hills, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Russell, Paul L. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Payne See W. Payne Russell
  Russell, Pierce H. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1926-48. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, R. C. — of Great Bend, Barton County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, R. F. — of Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa. Burgess of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, 1859-60, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, R. Frank — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Russell, R. M. — of Glassport, Allegheny County, Pa. Postmaster at Glassport, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, R. M. — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Russell, R. P. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Mrs. Ralph — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Ralph — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Randy — of Oxford, Lafayette County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Russell, Ray F. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Russell, Rayburn L. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Richard — of Arvada, Jefferson County, Colo. Mayor of Arvada, Colo., 1904-05, 1908-09, 1917-23. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Richard Brevard (1861-1938) — also known as Richard B. Russell — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga.; Russell, Bartow County, Ga. Born near Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., April 27, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; cotton planter; newspaper editor; president, Hoschton Telephone Co.; organizer, Athens Street Railway Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1882-88; circuit judge in Georgia, 1898-1906; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1906; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1907-16; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1923-38; died in office 1938. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum. Died December 3, 1938 (age 77 years, 220 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William John Russell and Rebecca Harriette (Brumby) Russell; married, May 13, 1883, to Marie Louise Tyler (died 1886); married, June 24, 1891, to Ina Dillard (1868-1953); father of Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. and Robert Lee Russell; grandfather of Robert Lee Russell, Jr. (1925-1965).
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Russell, Richard Brevard, Jr. (1897-1971) — also known as Richard B. Russell, Jr. — of Winder, Barrow County, Ga. Born in Winder, Barrow County, Ga., November 2, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Barrow County, 1921-31; Speaker of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 1927-31; Governor of Georgia, 1931-33; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1933-71; died in office 1971; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Kiwanis; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., January 21, 1971 (age 73 years, 80 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938) and Ina (Dillard) Russell (1868-1953); brother of Robert Lee Russell; uncle of Robert Lee Russell, Jr..
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  The Russell Senate Office Building (built 1903-08; named 1972), in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Richard B. Russell, Jr.: Gilbert C. Fite, Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator from Georgia — Sally Russell, Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.: A Life of Consequence
  Russell, Richard Manning (1891-1977) — also known as Richard M. Russell — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., March 3, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; mayor of Cambridge, Mass., 1930-36; defeated, 1939; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1935-37; defeated, 1936 (9th District), 1950 (6th District). Member, American Legion; Elks; Eagles. Died in Essex, Essex County, Mass., February 27, 1977 (age 85 years, 361 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Tewksbury, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Eustis Russell (1857-1896).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell, Robert — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 84th District, 1964, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Russell, Robert A. — of Rustburg, Campbell County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Campbell County, 1916-19; member of Virginia state senate 20th District, 1920-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Robert Lee (1900-1955) — of Georgia. Born in Winder, Barrow County, Ga., August 19, 1900. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, 1940-49; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1949-55. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association. Died January 18, 1955 (age 54 years, 152 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938); brother of Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.; father of Robert Lee Russell, Jr..
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  Russell, Robert Lee, Jr. (1925-1965) — of Barrow County, Ga. Born February 21, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Barrow County, 1951-58; member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1960-62; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1962-65. Died June 14, 1965 (age 40 years, 113 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Lee Russell; nephew of Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.; grandson of Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938).
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  Russell, Robert P. — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Candidate for circuit judge in Wisconsin 2nd Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Ronald E. (b. 1954) — also known as Ronnie Russell — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Born in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, June 10, 1954. Democrat. School teacher; musician; lawyer; member of Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 2003-; defeated, 2000. Still living as of 2003.
  Russell, Ronnie See Ronald E. Russell
  Russell, Rosa M. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Russell, Rose — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Ruth — of Tennessee. Democrat. Member, Arrangements Committee, Democratic National Convention, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.


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