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SCHENCK (Soundex S520) — See also ENCK, HENCH, HENCHEL, HENCKEL, HENCKEN, HENCKLER, MCHENCH, SCHANCK, SCHENK, SCHNECK, SCHUNCK, SCHWENCK, SHENK.

  SCHENCK: See also Albert Clark Chapin — Frederick Frelinghuysen — Theodore Frelinghuysen — Henry Schenck Harris — George W. Merck
  Schenck, Abraham — of New York. Member of New York state senate Middle District, 1795-99; member of New York council of appointment, 1796. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Abraham Henry (1775-1831) — also known as Abraham H. Schenck — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, January 22, 1775. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1804-06; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1815-17. Died June 1, 1831 (age 56 years, 130 days). Interment at Dutch Reform Churchyard, Beacon, N.Y.
  Relatives: Uncle of Isaac Teller (1799-1868).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Schenck, Abraham V. — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Abraham V. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Middlesex County, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Charles T. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920; candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, David — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Schenck, David K. — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1838-41. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Edward J. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Ferdinand Schureman (1790-1860) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in Millstone, Somerset County, N.J., February 11, 1790. Republican. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1833-37; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1844; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1845-57; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1856. Died in Camden, Camden County, N.J., May 16, 1860 (age 70 years, 95 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Somerset County, N.J.
  Relatives: Relative *** of John F. Schenck (1905-?).
  Political family: Schenck family of New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Schenck, Garret — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Gary — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Schenck, George — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Gilbert V. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1933-45; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 30th District, 1938; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 3rd Department, 1940-43. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Guisbert — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1780-81. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Harriett — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Henry — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1790-91. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, James W. — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, John — of Dutchess County, N.Y.; Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1777-78, 1786-87, 1788-89, 1790-91 (Dutchess County 1777-78, Queens County 1786-87, 1788-89, 1790-91); delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Queens County, 1788; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1792-96, 1798-1806. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, John F. (b. 1905) — of Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J. Born February 19, 1905. Republican. President, Foran Foundry and Manufacturing Company; director, Hunterdon County National Bank; chair of Hunterdon County Republican Party, 1945; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Hunterdon County, 1947. Member, Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Frelinghuysen Schenck and Mary Margaret (Foran) Schenck; married to Elizabeth Stryker; third great-grandson of Jacob R. Hardenbergh; relative *** of Ferdinand Schureman Schenck (1790-1860).
  Political family: Schenck family of New Jersey.
  Schenck, John G. — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1861-63, 1872-74; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, John I. — of North Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 1st District, 1828-31. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Joseph — of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Martin — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1817-19. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Martin — of Spraker's Basin, Montgomery County, N.Y.; Greenbush (now Rensselaer), Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1875; New York state engineer and surveyor, 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Michael (1876-1948) — of Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C. Born in Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., December 12, 1876. Mayor, Hendersonville, N.C., 1907-08; solicitor, 18th District, 1913-18; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1924-34; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1934-48; appointed 1934; resigned 1948. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., November 5, 1948 (age 71 years, 329 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of David Schenck (1835-1902) and Sallie (Ramseur) Schenck (1841-1925); married, November 15, 1909, to Rose Emily Few (1884-1975).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Schenck, Paul Fornshell (1899-1968) — also known as Paul F. Schenck — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Miamisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, April 19, 1899. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1951-65; defeated, 1950. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 30, 1968 (age 69 years, 225 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Schenck, Peter A. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1803-06. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Peter D. — of Wappingers Creek (now Wappingers Falls), Dutchess County, N.Y. Postmaster at Wappingers Creek, N.Y., 1824-26. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, Ralph B. — of Goshen, Elkhart County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Goshen, Ind.; elected 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Schenck, Robert Cumming (1809-1890) — also known as Robert C. Schenck — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, October 4, 1809. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1839-43; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1843-51, 1863-71 (3rd District 1843-51, 1863-67, 5th District 1867-69, 3rd District 1869-71); U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1851-53; Great Britain, 1870-76; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. While U.S. minister to Great Britain in 1871, he promoted the sale of shares in the Emma Silver Mine Company, of which was a director; quietly sold his own shares before news about the mine's depletion caused their value to collapse. His diplomatic immunity enabled him to avoid facing fraud charges in a British court. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1890 (age 80 years, 170 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Cross-reference: John W. Chanler
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Schenck, Tunis — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1814-15, 1818-20. Burial location unknown.
  Schenck, W. C. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state senate from Hamilton County, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.


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