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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, Veberly — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Russell, Victor — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1941-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Virginia — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Virginia Anderson (born c.1934) — of Richmond, Va. Born about 1934. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Russell, W. A. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. A. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. B. — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1876-79. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. J. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Postmaster at Brownsville, Tex., 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. L. — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. M. — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1920, 1922; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. O. — of Davisville (now Davis), Yolo County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. P. — of Lowndes County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Lowndes County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. Payne — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. W., Jr. — of New Hampshire. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, W. Walker — of Anderson Court House (now Anderson), Anderson County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Anderson Court House, S.C., 1889-94; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Walker See W. Walker Russell
  Russell, Walter — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Walter — of Mandan, Morton County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Walter C. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Walter G. — of Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1923; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Walter J. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1965; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Russell, Walter White (1886-1975) — also known as Walter W. Russell — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., October 9, 1886. Democrat. School teacher; mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1916-18; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936 (alternate), 1948. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., February 7, 1975 (age 88 years, 121 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles T. Russell and Nettie M. (White) Russell; married, December 15, 1913, to Louise B. Bennett.
  Russell, Ward See J. Ward Russell
  Russell, Wesley R. — of Lansing Township, Ingham County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for supervisor of Lansing Township, Michigan, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Willard F. — of Toledo, Tama County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William (1735-1793) — Born in Culpeper County, Va., March 6, 1735. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1785; member of Virginia state senate, 1788-91. Died in Shenandoah County, Va., January 14, 1793 (age 57 years, 314 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1755 to Tabitha Adams (1740-1776); married 1783 to Elizabeth (Henry) Campbell (1749-1825; sister of Patrick Henry; widow of William Campbell); father of William Russell; great-grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison; second great-grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Russell County, Va. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Russell, William — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Hyde County, 1777-81, 1783; member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1784. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William (1758-1825) — of Fayette County, Ky. Born in Culpeper County, Va., March 6, 1758. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1790-91; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1792, 1796-1800, 1802, 1823; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Died in Fayette County, Ky., July 3, 1825 (age 67 years, 119 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Tabitha (Adams) Russell and William Russell; married to Anne 'Nancy' Price (1768-1830); grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison; great-grandfather of Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Russell County, Ky. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Russell, William (1782-1845) — of West Union, Adams County, Ohio. Born in Ireland, 1782. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1809-13; member of Ohio state senate, 1819-21; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1827-33, 1841-43 (5th District 1827-33, 7th District 1841-43). Died in Scioto County, Ohio, September 28, 1845 (age about 63 years). Interment at Rushtown Cemetery, Rushtown, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell, William — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1842-43. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1851; candidate for New York state senate 12th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William Augustus (1831-1899) — also known as William A. Russell — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Vermont, 1831. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1879-85 (7th District 1879-83, 8th District 1883-85). Died in 1899 (age about 68 years). Interment at Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell, William D. — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 3rd District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
William E. Russell Russell, William Eustis (1857-1896) — also known as William E. Russell — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., January 6, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Massachusetts, 1891-94; defeated, 1888, 1889. Died suddenly, in a fishing camp near Grand-Pabos (now Chandler), Quebec, July 14, 1896 (age 39 years, 190 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Married, June 3, 1885, to Margaret Swan; father of Richard Manning Russell (1891-1977).
  Cross-reference: Charles Warren
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Russell, William F. — Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William Fiero (1812-1896) — also known as William F. Russell — of Saugerties, Ulster County, N.Y. Born in Saugerties, Ulster County, N.Y., January 14, 1812. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 1st District, 1851; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1857-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860, 1876. Died in Saugerties, Ulster County, N.Y., April 29, 1896 (age 84 years, 106 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Saugerties, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Russell (1786-1867).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell, William H. — of St. Louis, Mo. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Missouri, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Balloting Committee; member, Committee to Notify Nominees). Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William H. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1846-47. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William Hepburn (b. 1857) — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo.; Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., May 17, 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; general attorney, Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1892. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Russell and Matilda (Richmond) Russell; married, June 23, 1880, to Mary Gushert.
  Russell, William J. — of Pleasantville, Warren, Knox County, Maine. Postmaster at Pleasantville, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William Jarvis (1802-1881) — of Texas. Born in Onslow County, N.C., January 3, 1802. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Brazoria, 1838; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1849-50. Died in Bexar County, Tex., November 5, 1881 (age 79 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William P. — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1837; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William P. — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1906, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William R. — of Dade County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dade County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, William S. — of Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn. Mayor of Shelbyville, Tenn., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Russell, William Worthington (1859-1944) — also known as William W. Russell — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., December 3, 1859. Civil engineer; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1904-05; Venezuela, 1905-09; Dominican Republic, 1910-13, 1915-25; Siam, 1925-27. Died in 1944 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Russell, Willie P. (b. 1870) — of Kirby, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Kirby, Caledonia County, Vt., January 1, 1870. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Kirby, 1902, 1910. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Winfrey B. — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state senate 17th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Russell, Wynfred — of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minn., 2011. Liberian ancestry. Still living as of 2011.


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