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Schafer

SCHAFER (Soundex S160) — See also BODENHAFER, CHAFEE, CHAFER, CHAFETZ, CHAFFERS, FASCHER, FREEHAFER, HAFER, NEWSCHAFER, SCHABER, SCHAEFER, SCHAEFFER, SCHAFE, SCHAFERSMAN, SCHAFFER, SCHEAFER, SCHEFER, SHAEFER, SHAEFFER, SHAFER, SHAFFER, WESTHAFER.

  SCHAFER: See also Henry Shafer
  Schafer, Amos — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 8th District, 1928, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Beverly A. — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Schafer, Brenda — of Buhl, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Schafer, Charles — of Hillsboro, Traill County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, David B. J. (b. 1859) — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Adams County, Ind., February 21, 1859. Republican. Grocer; mayor of South Bend, Ind., 1894-97; St. Joseph County Sheriff. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Schafer (1810-1886) and Catherine (Ahr) Schafer.
  Schafer, Edward Thomas (b. 1946) — also known as Edward T. Schafer — of North Dakota. Born August 8, 1946. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1990; Governor of North Dakota, 1993-; Presidential Elector for North Dakota, 2000. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Schafer, Erle See H. Erle Schafer
  Schafer, Fred — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, George G. — of Allen Park, Wayne County, Mich. Village president of Allen Park, Michigan, 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, H. Erle — of Severn, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Schafer, Mrs. Harry J. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Schafer, Henry — of Skellytown, Carson County, Tex.; Pampa, Gray County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Johan Heinrich See Henry Shafer
John C. Schafer Schafer, John Charles (1893-1962) — also known as John C. Schafer — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., May 7, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; insurance business; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1921; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1923-33, 1939-41; defeated, 1940, 1952, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1957. Died in Pewaukee, Waukesha County, Wis., June 9, 1962 (age 69 years, 33 days). Interment at Arlington Park, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Schafer, John M. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Schafer, Louis C. — of Port Byron, Rock Island County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Lucille — of Cassopolis, Cass County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1939-49; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, M. Virginia (b. 1931) — of Washington. Born in 1931. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, 1981-84; Solomon Islands, 1981-84. Female. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Schafer, Mabel — of Pinckney, Livingston County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Morgan — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for first selectman of Salisbury, Connecticut, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Schafer, Patricia C. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state treasurer, 1983. Female. Still living as of 1983.
  Schafer, Paul — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in California. Republican. Postmaster at Oakland, Calif., 1907-15. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Philip — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Ron — of Portland, Ionia County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Ionia County Republican Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Schafer, Roy A. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 15th District, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Samuel M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Schafer, Sheila — of North Dakota. Republican. Presidential Elector for North Dakota, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Schafer, Theodore — of Monroe County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Monroe County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Schafer, Virginia See M. Virginia Schafer
  Schafer, William R. — of Cochecton, Sullivan County, N.Y.; Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate); candidate for New York state senate 34th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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