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SAWYER (Soundex S600) — See also BOWYER, BOWYERS, DAWYN, DWYER, GWYER, HAWYER, HAWYES, JONES-SAWYER, LAWYER, ODWYER, SAWYERS, SAYER, SOWYER, WAAYERS, WYER.

  SAWYER: See also Clarence H. Adams — Willard Martin Albury — Harry Morgan Ayres — Gwendolyn Sawyer Cherry — Nellie Sawyer Clark — James William Copeland — John Warren Davis — William Wilberforce Douglas — Benjamin Franklin Flanders — Reginald B. Jones-Sawyer — Charles Smith Porritt — Sawyer A. Smith — Isaiah Kidder Stetson — Morris Sawyer Tremaine — Joseph Burbeen Walker
  Sawyer, Aaron Worcester — also known as Aaron W. Sawyer — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1857-59; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Alan F., Jr. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Sawyer, Alfred D. — of Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Alfred J. — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1869-70, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Alvah L. — of Menominee County, Mich. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Amos (1769-1842) — of Berlin, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Berlin, Worcester County, Mass., March 17, 1769. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1810. Died October 3, 1842 (age 73 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sawyer and Hannah (Barrett) Sawyer; married, August 3, 1792, to Persis Howe (1769-1850; fourth cousin *** of Thomas Marshall Howe (1808-1877)).
  Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
Andrew J. Sawyer Sawyer, Andrew J. (1844-1924) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., October 5, 1844. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1887-89; U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1894-98. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., March 5, 1924 (age 79 years, 152 days). Cremated.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
Andrew J. Sawyer Sawyer, Andrew Jackson (1834-1911) — also known as Andrew J. Sawyer — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Mottville, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 18, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1877-80, 1897-98 (Washtenaw County 2nd District 1877-80, Washtenaw County 1st District 1897-98); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees; Elks. Died August 18, 1911 (age 76 years, 273 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Chelsea, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Sawyer (1796-1856) and Polly (Phillips) Sawyer (1796-1887); married 1858 to Lucy Ann Skinner (1840-1923); father of Andrew Jackson Sawyer, Jr. (1876-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
  Sawyer, Andrew Jackson, Jr. (b. 1876) — also known as Andrew J. Sawyer — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 18, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney; candidate in primary for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1921. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Sawyer (1834-1911); married 1898 to Lulu Rose.
  Sawyer, Arthur T. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Arthur W. — of Bennington, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Bennington, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Augustus — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, B. C. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Barbara J. (b. 1948) — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Born in Menominee, Menominee County, Mich., December 7, 1948. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976; Menominee County Treasurer, 1977-84; member of Michigan State University board of trustees, 1979-94. Female. Episcopalian. Still living as of 1994.
  Sawyer, Beneville — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 12th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Benjamin — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Mayor of Key West, Fla., 1844-46. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Bette — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Sawyer, Brenda — of Mt. Carmel, Wabash County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Sawyer, Byrd Fanita (b. 1895) — also known as Byrd Fanita Wall; Mrs. Harry W. Sawyer — of Fallon, Churchill County, Nev.; Sparks, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo., May 5, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; librarian; Presidential Elector for Nevada, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee), 1952. Female. Member, American Association of University Women; National Education Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Gamma Phi Beta; Beta Sigma Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Henry J. Wall and Burd (McIlvaine) Wall; married, September 11, 1923, to Harry W. Sawyer.
  Sawyer, C. T. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Member of Michigan Union Silver Party State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Caleb — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles A. — of Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Postmaster at Jackson, Mo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles H. — U.S. Consular Agent in Arnprior, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles H. — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Northampton, Mass., 1924-36. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles Henry (1840-1908) — also known as Charles H. Sawyer — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., March 30, 1840. Republican. Superintendent, later president, Sawyer Woolen Mills; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1869-70, 1876-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884; Governor of New Hampshire, 1887-89. Died January 18, 1908 (age 67 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Sawyer and Martha (Perkins) Sawyer; married, February 8, 1865, to Susan Ellen Cowan.
  Sawyer, Charles L. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 31, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles M. — of Norton, Norton County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Charles W. (1887-1979) — also known as "Buzz" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 10, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1930; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1933-35; Democratic candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1934 (primary), 1938; member of Democratic National Committee from Ohio, 1936-44; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1952; U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, 1944-45; U.S. Minister to Luxembourg, 1944-45; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1948-53; part owner, Cincinnati Reds baseball team. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., April 7, 1979 (age 92 years, 56 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Milton Sawyer and Caroline (Butler) Sawyer; married, July 15, 1918, to Margaret Sterrett Johnston (died 1937); married, June 10, 1942, to Elizabeth L. (Lippelman) de Veyrac.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sawyer, Charles W. — of Westboro, Atchison County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Atchison County, 1933-34; defeated, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Claude E. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Cynthia — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Sawyer, Daniel — of Alton, Belknap County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, David — of Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Sawyer, David A. — of Bryson City, Swain County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sawyer, David H. (b. 1947) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., July 14, 1947. Lawyer; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1987-, 2008-13. Member, Kiwanis; Rotary. Still living as of 2013.
  Sawyer, Dessie — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Sawyer, E. B. — of Hyde Park, Lamoille County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, E. J. See Edward James Sawyer
  Sawyer, Ed A. — of Winslow, Navajo County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Ed C. — of Safford, Graham County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate 8th District, 1975-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Sawyer, Edward James (1854-1929) — also known as E. J. Sawyer — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Born in North Carolina, October, 1854. Republican. School teacher; grocer; postmaster at Bennettsville, S.C., 1883-85, 1892-93; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1896; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1912, 1920, 1928. African ancestry. Died in Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C., 1929 (age about 74 years). Interment at Ideal Cemetery, Marlboro County, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edward James Sawyer, Sr. and Charlotte (Hall) Sawyer; married to Ella Georgiana David (1863-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sawyer, Edward M. — of Yates County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Edwin H. — of Vallejo, Solano County, Calif. Postmaster at Vallejo, Calif., 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Enos K. — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1913-14; secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1923-25. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Eugene (1934-2008) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., September 3, 1934. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1987-89; defeated in primary, 1989. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, of heart failure, in a hospital at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 19, 2008 (age 73 years, 138 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Sawyer, Sr. and Bernice Sawyer.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sawyer, Eugene F. (b. 1848) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., May 8, 1848. Lawyer; insurance business; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 27th District, 1907-08. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Kate M. Sipley.
  Sawyer, F. Grant See Frank Grant Sawyer
  Sawyer, Frank Grant (1918-1996) — also known as F. Grant Sawyer — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Born in Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho, December 14, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Elko County District Attorney, 1950-58; Nevada Democratic state chair, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1956; Governor of Nevada, 1959-67; defeated, 1966. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; American Legion; Lions; Eagles. Died, of complications from a stroke, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., February 19, 1996 (age 77 years, 67 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Palm Memorial Park - Green Valley, Las Vegas, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of Harry W. Sawyer and Bula (Cameron) Sawyer; married, August 1, 1946, to Bette Hoge.
  The Sawyer state office building, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sawyer, Frank H. (b. 1864) — of Moretown, Washington County, Vt. Born in Middlesex, Washington County, Vt., 1864. Republican. Butter maker; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Moretown, 1910. Universalist. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Frank J. — of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920 (alternate), 1932; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1928 (Democratic), 1930 (Democratic), 1938 (Constitutional Democratic); candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1929; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Genesee County 2nd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Franklin, Jr. — of Michigan. Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1841-43. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Frederick A. — of Texas. Texas Republic Secretary of War, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Frederick A. — of California. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Frederick Adolphus (1822-1891) — also known as Frederick A. Sawyer — of Charleston County, S.C. Born in Bolton, Worcester County, Mass., December 12, 1822. Republican. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1868-73. Died in Claiborne County, Tenn., July 31, 1891 (age 68 years, 231 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Sawyer, George B. — of Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in New Hampshire. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1881, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, George C. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, George Yeaton — of New Hampshire. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1855-59. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Grant See Frank Grant Sawyer
  Sawyer, Grant D. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 20th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Sawyer, H. A. See Hiram Arthur Sawyer
  Sawyer, H. M. — of North Gray, Gray, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at North Gray, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Harold Samuel (1920-2003) — also known as Harold S. Sawyer — of Michigan. Born in San Francisco, Calif., March 21, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1977-85. Died in Kent County, Mich., April 2, 2003 (age 83 years, 12 days). Interment at Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, Harry — of Newaygo, Newaygo County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Mrs. Harry W. See Byrd Fanita Sawyer
  Sawyer, Hazen I. — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Henry O. — of West Boylston, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Hiram Arthur (b. 1875) — also known as H. A. Sawyer — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Hartford, Washington County, Wis., September 4, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Washington County District Attorney, 1907-15; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1915-23. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Wilson Sawyer and Josephine B. (Coxe) Sawyer; married, February 28, 1924, to Eleanor J. Dillman.
  Sawyer, Hiram Wilson — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Horace W. — of Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Howard P. — of Brookfield, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Brookfield 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, J. E. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, J. L. — of Torrington, Goshen County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, J. S. — of Olmsted County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, J. Theodore — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Jack — of Mebane, Alamance County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sawyer, James B. — of Mountainville, Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at Mountainville, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, James G. — of Castine, Hancock County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, James P. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Jason C. — of Jaffrey, Cheshire County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Jaffrey; elected 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Jaffrey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, John — Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1818-22. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, John B. (b. 1881) — of Oregon. Born in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis., January 17, 1881. U.S. Vice Consul in Hong Kong, 1911-14, 1915-17, 1921; Shanghai, 1918-21, 1921-38. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, John Gilbert (1825-1898) — also known as John G. Sawyer — of Albion, Orleans County, N.Y. Born in Vermont, June 5, 1825. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1885-91. Died September 5, 1898 (age 73 years, 92 days). Interment at Mt. Albion Cemetery, Albion, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, John J. — of Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cape Girardeau County, 1893-98. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, John Porter — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Sawyer, John W. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1832-33. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, John W. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 19th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Sawyer, Josephine B. — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Sawyer, Julian S. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1935; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Lela — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Wexford County Democratic Party, 2003. Female. Still living as of 2003.
  Sawyer, Lemuel (1777-1852) — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, 1777. Democrat. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1800-01; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1807-13, 1817-23, 1825-29 (1st District 1807-09, at-large 1809-11, 1st District 1811-13, 1817-23, 1825-29). Died January 9, 1852 (age about 74 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Camden County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, Leon E. — of Wilmot, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Wilmot, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Leroy C. — of Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Leroy R. — U.S. Consul in Santa Marta, as of 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Lewis Ernest (1867-1923) — also known as Lewis E. Sawyer — of Friars Point, Coahoma County, Miss.; Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Born in Shelby County, Ala., June 24, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor, Friars Point, Miss., 1896-98; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1913-15; Speaker of the Arkansas State House of Representatives, 1915; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1923; died in office 1923. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., May 5, 1923 (age 55 years, 315 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Hot Springs, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, Linda C. — of Bryson City, Swain County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sawyer, Lodowick L. — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Candidate for mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Lorenzo (1820-1891) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Jefferson County, N.Y., May 23, 1820. Lawyer; district judge in California 12th District, 1862-63; justice of California state supreme court, 1864-69; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1868-69; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 9th Circuit, 1870-91; died in office 1891; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1891; died in office 1891. Died in San Francisco, Calif., September 7, 1891 (age 71 years, 107 days). Original interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery (which no longer exists), San Francisco, Calif.; reinterment to unknown location.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Sawyer, Lyndon W. — of Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County (6th), 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Mary Alice — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Max Y. — of Galena, Cherokee County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Galena, Kan., 1933-38 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Meredith P. (b. 1890) — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Born in Menominee, Menominee County, Mich., July 3, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Menominee County, 1919-20. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alvah L. Sawyer and Josephine (Ingalls) Sawyer; married 1914 to Esther Snyder.
  Sawyer, Michael Tom — of Kansas. Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1999-2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2000. Still living as of 2003.
  Sawyer, Miles S. — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916 (alternate), 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Moses H. — U.S. Consul in Trinidad, as of 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, N. G. — of Calaveras County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 13th District, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, N. K. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, N. K. — U.S. Consul in Turks Island, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Nelson See Samuel Nelson Sawyer
  Sawyer, Olin — of Georgetown, Georgetown County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936; member of South Carolina state senate from Georgetown County, 1941-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Oliver D. — of Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 16th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Otis C. — of Sharon, Windsor County, Vt. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1912; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1924, 1928; candidate for Vermont state treasurer, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, P. G. — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
Philetus Sawyer Sawyer, Philetus (1816-1900) — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Whiting, Addison County, Vt., September 22, 1816. Republican. Lumber business; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1857, 1861; mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1863-64; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1865-75 (5th District 1865-73, 6th District 1873-75); U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1881-93. Died in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis., March 29, 1900 (age 83 years, 188 days). Entombed at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1874
  Sawyer, Robert See W. Robert Sawyer
  Sawyer, Robert L. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella District, 1954, 1956; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Robert Nute (b. 1911) — also known as Robert N. Sawyer — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 3, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1939-42; defeated in primary, 1946; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1949-54. Member, Freemasons; Jaycees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 22, 1937, to Frances Drake.
  Sawyer, Robert P. — of Kensington, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Kensington, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Roland — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Sawyer, Roland Douglas (1874-1969) — also known as Roland D. Sawyer — of Ware, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in Kensington, Rockingham County, N.H., January 8, 1874. Clergyman; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1912 (Socialist), 1928 (Democratic primary), 1930 (Democratic primary); expelled from Socialist Party, 1913; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Hampshire District, 1914-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1925. Congregationalist. Died in 1969 (age about 95 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Sawyer, Roswell P. — of Noank, Groton, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Noank, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, S. Nelson See Samuel Nelson Sawyer
  Sawyer, Samuel Locke (1813-1890) — also known as Samuel L. Sawyer — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born in New Hampshire, November 27, 1813. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1879-81. Died March 29, 1890 (age 76 years, 122 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Samuel Nelson Sawyer Sawyer, Samuel Nelson (born c.1858) — also known as S. Nelson Sawyer — of Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y. Born about 1858. Republican. Wayne County Judge and Surrogate, 1898-1907; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1907-28; appointed 1907; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 4th Department, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Sawyer, Samuel Tredwell (1800-1865) — of Edenton, Chowan County, N.C.; Norfolk, Va. Born in Edenton, Chowan County, N.C., 1800. Lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1829-32; member of North Carolina state senate, 1834; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1837-39; newspaper editor; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-58; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Bloomfield, Essex County, N.J., November 29, 1865 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, Theodore See J. Theodore Sawyer
  Sawyer, Thomas Charles (b. 1945) — also known as Thomas C. Sawyer; Tom Sawyer — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, August 15, 1945. Democrat. School teacher; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1977-83; mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1984-86; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1987-2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000; member of Ohio state senate 28th District, 2007-. Member, Phi Kappa Tau. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Sawyer, Thomas E. — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Mayor of Dover, N.H., 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Thomas F. — of Woodstock, Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Woodstock, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Timothy Thompson (1817-1905) — also known as Timothy T. Sawyer — of Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., January 7, 1817. Banker; mayor of Charlestown, Mass., 1855-57. Died September 4, 1905 (age 88 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sawyer and Susana (Thompson) Sawyer; married to Mary Stockman.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Sawyer, Tom — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Mayor of Key West, Fla., 1985-87, 1995. Still living as of 1995.
  Sawyer, Tom See Thomas Charles Sawyer
  Sawyer, Tom (b. 1958) — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born April 15, 1958. Democrat. Member of Kansas state house of representatives 95th District, 1987-99, 2003-; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1998. Still living as of 2011.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Sawyer, Mrs. U. D. — of Crossroads, Lea County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, W. H. — of Stonewall, Pamlico County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, W. Robert — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Sawyer, W. Whitney — of Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Macomb County 3rd District, 1961; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 3rd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
Walter H. Sawyer Sawyer, Walter Hulme (1861-1931) — also known as Walter H. Sawyer — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Lyme Township, Huron County, Ohio, August 10, 1861. Republican. Physician; surgeon; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1894-99; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1906-31; died in office 1931; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Died in 1931 (age about 69 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsdale, Mich.
  Relatives: Brother of Nellie Sawyer Clark (1881?-?); married 1888 to Harriet Belle Mitchell (1861-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Sawyer, Wesley D. — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, Whitney See W. Whitney Sawyer
  Sawyer, William (1803-1877) — of Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio; St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio. Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, August 5, 1803. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1832-35, 1856; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1835; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1845-49; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Auglaize County, 1850-51; mayor of St. Marys, Ohio, 1870-77. Died in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, September 18, 1877 (age 74 years, 44 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sawyer, William C. — of Acton, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Sawyer, William H. — of Canton, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1874; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Sawyer, William T. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.


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