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SANFORD (Soundex S516) — See also BANFORD, BLANFORD, BRANFORD, CRANFORD, DANFORD, FORD, HANFORD, LANFORD, MANFORD, SAMFORD, SANDFORD, SANFEMIO, SANFIELD, SANFIER, SANFILIPPO, SANTFORD, STANFORD, VANHANFORD.

  SANFORD: See also William Henry Allswede — Warren Mattice Anderson — George Henry Babbitt — Francis Sanford Babbitt — Charles Barrett — John Barrett — Ernest Ransom Brockett — Frances E. Burns — Calvin Josiah Cowles — Joseph Cresap — Samuel Doty — James Allan Dunn — Benjamin Edwards — Peter Gansevoort — Nathaniel Head — William Butler Hornblower — Frederick A. Judd — Alexander MacDonald Keith — Madison Horton Lewis — Roy Smith — James Francis Thomson — Henry Sanford Walbridge
  Sanford, Aaron, Jr. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1823, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Aaron — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Newtown, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Aaron H. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Alexander McIntosh (1804-1843) — of Bryan County, Ga. Born in Liberty County, Ga., January 10, 1804. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1843. Died in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., November 19, 1843 (age 39 years, 313 days). Interment at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga.
  Sanford, Allan Douglas (b. 1869) — also known as Allan Sanford — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Born in Covington, Tipton County, Tenn., July 3, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Waco, Tex., 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sanford and Elizabeth (Douglas) Sanford; married, January 30, 1900, to Mary Stella Shepard; married, November 11, 1903, to Frances Boddie.
  Sanford, Allen T. — of Utah. American candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Alma — of Antioch, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sanford, Alpheus — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate Ninth Suffolk District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Annie T. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Arne — also known as Bob Sanford — of Watford City, McKenzie County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Sanford, Arthur (1896-1981) — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 3, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; builder; realtor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate). Died in 1981 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, B. H. — of Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, Wis. Postmaster at Sheboygan Falls, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Bob See Arne Sanford
  Sanford, Carl F. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Mayor of Jamestown, N.Y., 1956-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Carlton E. — of Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Charles — of Redding Ridge, Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Redding, Connecticut, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Charles C. (born c.1859) — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio, about 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Charles J. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Charles M. (born c.1878) — of Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Halcottsville, Delaware County, N.Y., about 1878. Democrat. Railway agent; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1935-36; first selectman of Cromwell, Connecticut, 1937; member of Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1937-40. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Charley — also known as "Injun" — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 118th District, 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  Sanford, Daniel — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, David Curtis (d. 1864) — also known as David C. Sanford — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1854; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1854-64; died in office 1864. Died May 10, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, E. F. — of Ore Hill, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Ore Hill, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, E. N. — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Boonville, Mo., 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Sanford, E. T. — of Maine. U.S. Consul in Chefoo, 1865-68. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edelbert L. — of Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Roxbury, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edgar D. — of Highwood, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Hamden, Connecticut, 1909-15. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edward — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1843-44; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1846-47. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edward I. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edward Terry (1865-1930) — also known as Edward T. Sanford — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., July 23, 1865. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1908-23; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1908-23; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1923-30; died in office 1930. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1930 (age 64 years, 228 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Jackson Sanford; brother of Louise Sanford (who married Hubert Frederick Fisher (1877-1941)).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Sanford, Edward W. — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Whig. Postmaster at Danbury, Conn., 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Edwin M. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington; elected 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Elam — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Perth Amboy, N.J., 1869-81. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Ella Tenney — of Wisconsin. Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1922; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1926. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Emily (born c.1935) — of Huntington Beach, Orange County, Calif. Born about 1935. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Sanford, Emory P. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Ephraim — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Frances E. See Frances E. Burns
  Sanford, Francis A. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn.; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Frederic H. — of New York. Born in New York. U.S. Consular Agent in Manaos, 1912-14. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, G. A. — of Durhamville, Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, G. D. — of Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Mich. Postmaster at Grand Haven, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, George — of Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, George A. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, George H. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1867; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1870-71; defeated, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, George L. — of Carson City, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, George P. — of Ionia County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ionia County 1st District, 1869-70; Fusion candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1884; postmaster at Lansing, Mich., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, H. P. — of Randolph, Orange County, Vt. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Harrison E. (b. 1847) — of West Cornwall, Cornwall, Addison County, Vt. Born in Cornwall, Addison County, Vt., January 29, 1847. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Cornwall, 1888. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Henry — of Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Henry C. — of Bridgewater, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgewater, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Henry Shelton (1823-1891) — Born in 1823. U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1861-69. Died in 1891 (age about 68 years). Interment at Long Hill Cemetery, Shelton, Conn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Sanford, Herbert A. (b. 1860) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Jackson County, Mich., 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney, 1891-94; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1911; postmaster at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1914-22; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 21st Circuit, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1888 to Maggie Peak.
  Sanford, Horace Monroe (b. 1860) — also known as Horace M. Sanford — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 12, 1860. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Ottawa, 1898-1915; U.S. Vice Consul General in Ottawa, 1915-32. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Whiting Stillmon Sanford (1822-1907) and Frances (Brown) Sanford; married 1900 to Harriet Embler (1871-1949).
  Sanford, Horatio S. (d. 1933) — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Mayor of Long Island City, N.Y., 1893-95. Died in Ashland, Jackson County, Ore., April 7, 1933. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland, Ore.
  Sanford, J. R. — of Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, J. W. See John Webster Sanford, Jr.
  Sanford, James, Sr. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, James Terry (1917-1998) — also known as Terry Sanford — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C.; Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Laurinburg, Scotland County, N.C., August 20, 1917. Democrat. FBI agent; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1953-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956, 1964; Governor of North Carolina, 1961-65; president of Duke University, 1969-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972, 1976; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1986-93; defeated, 1992. Methodist. Died, of cancer, in Durham, Durham County, N.C., April 18, 1998 (age 80 years, 241 days). Entombed at Duke University Chapel, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Married, July 4, 1942, to Margaret Rose Knight (1918-2006).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Terry Sanford: Marion A. Ellis et al, Terry Sanford : Politics, Progress, and Outrageous Ambitions
  Sanford, Joel — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John (1803-1857) — of New York. Born in New York, June 3, 1803. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1841-43; member of New York state senate 16th District, 1851. Died October 4, 1857 (age 54 years, 123 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Amsterdam, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Stephen Sanford; grandfather of John Sanford (1851-1939).
  Political family: Sanford family of Amsterdam, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sanford, John (1851-1939) — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., January 18, 1851. Republican. Carpet manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 26, 1939 (age 88 years, 251 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Amsterdam, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Sanford (1826-1913); grandson of John Sanford.
  Political family: Sanford family of Amsterdam, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sanford, John — Republican. Presidential Elector for Nevada, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Sanford, John B. (b. 1788) — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in 1788. Hat manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1813 to Rebecca Camp.
  Sanford, John B. — of Oxford, New Haven County, Conn. Postmaster at Oxford, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John B. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1904; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John C. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1884 (19th District), 1886 (19th District), 1896 (20th District). Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John E. — Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1872-75. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John H. — of Greene County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Greene County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, John W. A. — Born in Georgia. Alabama state attorney general, 1865-68, 1870-72, 1874-78. Designed the Alabama state flag. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John William Augustus Sanford (1798-1870).
  Sanford, John Webster, Jr. (1866-1957) — also known as J. W. Sanford, Jr. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., 1866. Republican. Lumber dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1913-16; member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1921-22. Died December 26, 1957 (age about 91 years). Interment at Hamden Plains Cemetery, Hamden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John White Sanford (1835-1920) and Phoebe (Wooding) Sanford (1837-1921); married to Eva Lawrence (1875-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sanford, John William Augustus (1798-1870) — also known as John W. A. Sanford — of Georgia. Born near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., August 28, 1798. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1835; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1850; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., September 12, 1870 (age 72 years, 15 days). Interment at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga.
  Relatives: Father of John W. A. Sanford (1825?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sanford, Jonah (1790-1867) — of Hopkinton, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Born in Cornwall, Addison County, Vt., November 30, 1790. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1830-31; common pleas court judge in New York, 1831-37; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Hopkinton, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., December 25, 1867 (age 77 years, 25 days). Interment at Hopkinton Cemetery, Hopkinton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of Rollin Brewster Sanford (1874-1957).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sanford, Jonah — of Hopkinton, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 3rd District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Jonathan B. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1902, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Jonathan R. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1820, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Jonathan R. — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Joseph F. (1897-1951) — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Born in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich., November 19, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; Muskegon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1929-32; circuit judge in Michigan 14th Circuit, 1936-51; died in office 1951. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Knights of Columbus; Foresters; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died June 12, 1951 (age 53 years, 205 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Sanford and Mary (Hayes) Sanford; married 1924 to Florence Peterson.
  Sanford, Lemuel (born c.1817) — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1817. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Lewis — of Williamsburg (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y. Postmaster at Williamsburgh, N.Y., 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Libeus — of Prospect, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Prospect, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Long Tom: See Thomas Sanford
  Sanford, Loren — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Sanford, Mark See Marshall Clement Sanford, Jr.
  Sanford, Marshall Clement, Jr. (b. 1960) — also known as Mark Sanford; "The Love Gov" — of South Carolina. Born in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., March 28, 1960. Republican. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1995-2001; Governor of South Carolina, 2003-11. In June 2009, he disappeared from the state capital and was unavailable for several days; his office said he was "hiking the Appalachian Trail." In truth, he had gone to Argentina for an extramarital affair; the scandal ended his chances as a presidential candidate. Still living as of 2011.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article
  Sanford, Mitchell — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1838; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Morton — of Tariffville, Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Simsbury, Connecticut, 1908-10. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Nathan (1777-1838) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., November 5, 1777. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for New York, 1803-15; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1808-09, 1810-11; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1811-15; U.S. Senator from New York, 1815-21, 1826-31; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; received 30 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1824. Died in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., October 17, 1838 (age 60 years, 346 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Sanford and Phebe (Baker) Sanford; married, May 9, 1801, to Eliza Van Horne; married, April 14, 1813, to Mary Isaacs; married to Mary Buchanan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sanford, Nehemiah C. — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbury, 1830; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1833-34. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Nehemiah C. — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Olive C. (b. 1875) — of Nutley, Essex County, N.J. Born in Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y., December 19, 1875. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1935-36, 1938-42; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; American Association of University Women. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1900 to F. H. Sanford.
  Sanford, Oliver C. — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston, 1820-21, 1824-26, 1830, 1833-34; member of Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, P. M. — of California. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Peleg (1639-1701) — Born in Portsmouth, Newport County, R.I., May 10, 1639. Colonial Governor of Rhode Island, 1680-83. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., February 28, 1701 (age 61 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Sanford (c.1605-1653) and Bridget (Hutchinson) Sanford; married to Mary Coddington (1654-1693); grandson of Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643; excommunicated and banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1638); second great-grandfather of Stephen Daniel Tilden; third great-grandfather of Daniel Rose Tilden; fourth great-grandfather of James Rudolph Garfield (1865-1950).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Sanford, Phil E. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 122nd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Sanford, Ralph — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Reuben — of Wilmington, Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1814-17; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1828-31. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Richard K. — of Fulton, Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 2nd District, 1861, 1865; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Robert I. — of Oxford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Oxford, Connecticut, 1919; elected Connecticut state house of representatives from Oxford 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Rollin — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Rollin Brewster (1874-1957) — also known as Rollin B. Sanford — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Loudonville, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Nicholville, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., May 18, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Albany County District Attorney, 1908-14; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1915-21; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died May 16, 1957 (age 82 years, 363 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry T. Sanford and Louise (Brewster) Sanford; married, April 4, 1904, to Harriet Keeler; great-grandson of Jonah Sanford (1790-1867).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sanford, Roy — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Samuel — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Lima, Ohio, 1853-56. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Samuel — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Samuel B. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Scott — Republican. Elected Texas state house of representatives 70th District 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Sanford, Sherman (born c.1836) — of Unionville, Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Avon, Hartford County, Conn., about 1836. Republican. Farmer; lumberman; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1884, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Sherman — of Oxford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Oxford, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Sherman — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Seymour, Connecticut, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Stephen — of Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Roxbury, 1822, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Stephen (1826-1913) — of New York. Born in New York, May 26, 1826. Republican. Carpet manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1869-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1876. Died February 13, 1913 (age 86 years, 263 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Amsterdam, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Sanford (1803-1857); father of John Sanford (1851-1939).
  Political family: Sanford family of Amsterdam, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sanford, Terry See James Terry Sanford
  Sanford, Thaddeus — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Thomas (c.1825-1890) — also known as "Long Tom Sanford" — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1825. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1882. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 1, 1890 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, W. H. — of Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee), 1948 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, W. S. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1925-26; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Walter E. — of Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Prohibition candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William — of Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Redding, 1825, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William C. — of Redding Ridge, Redding, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Redding, Connecticut, 1901-04, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William H. — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown; elected 1918; defeated, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William K. — of Colonie town, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William O. — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, William T. B. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Whig. Postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1851-53. Burial location unknown.
  Sanford, Zalman — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-01, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.


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