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SELDEN (Soundex S435) — See also BELDEN, CHESSELDEN, ELDEN, FELDEN, FIELDEN, HASELDEN, HAZELDEN, NEEDLES, SEIDEN, SELDENRIGHT, SELDIN, SELDON, SELTEN, SHELDEN, SOLDEN, WELDEN, ZELDIN, ZOLDAN.

  SELDEN: See also Selden Chapin — William Selden Gale — Josiah Gale
  Selden, Mrs. Armistead — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Selden, Armistead Inge, Jr. (1921-1985) — also known as Armistead I. Selden, Jr. — of Greensboro, Hale County, Ala. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1951-52; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1953-69 (6th District 1953-63, at-large 1963-65, 5th District 1965-69); candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1968 (Democratic primary), 1980 (Republican primary); U.S. Ambassador to Fiji, 1974-79; New Zealand, 1974-79; Tonga, 1974-79; Western Samoa, 1974-79. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; American Bar Association; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., November 14, 1985 (age 64 years, 267 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Greensboro, Ala.
  Relatives: Married 1948 to Mary Jane Wright.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Selden, Charles (1756-1820) — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., November 23, 1756. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1803-04; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1807-15. Died in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., January 1, 1820 (age 63 years, 39 days). Interment at Lansingburgh Village Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Selden (1723-1776) and Elizabeth (Ely) Selden (1724-1802); married to Abigail Warren Jones (1768-1800); grandfather of William Selden Gale (1822-1900) and Josiah Gale; second great-grandfather of George Candee Gale.
  Political family: Gale-Selden family of Galesburg, Illinois.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Selden, Dudley (d. 1855) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1831; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1833-34; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839. Died in Paris, France, November 7, 1855. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Selden, Edward — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Selden, Ernest L. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme; elected 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, G. C. — of Independence Township, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Independence Township, Michigan, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Hannah M. — of Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Postmaster at Haddam Neck, Conn., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Henry R. (1805-1885) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in 1805. Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1857-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1862; Republican candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1870; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1866; Presidential Elector for New York, 1868; Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1872. Died in 1885 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  Selden, Jack W. — of Alabama. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1992-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Selden, Jacob M. — of Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 2nd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Joseph (1787-1824) — of Arkansas. Born in Henrico County, Va., May 7, 1787. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; justice of Arkansas territorial supreme court, 1820-24; died in office 1824. Killed in a duel with Andrew Scott, on an island in the Mississippi River, near Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark., May 26, 1824 (age 37 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Joseph — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Connecticut District, 1869-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Joseph P. — U.S. Vice Consul General in Bangkok, as of 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Leonard J. — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam; elected 1918, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Richard E. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Richard E., Jr. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Samuel C. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1834, 1838; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1840-41. Burial location unknown.
  Selden, Samuel L. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1855; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1862. Burial location unknown.


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