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SHAFER (Soundex S160) — See also BODENHAFER, CHAFER, FAHRES, FREEHAFER, HAFER, NEWSCHAFER, SAFER, SCHAEFER, SCHAEFFER, SCHAFER, SCHAFERSMAN, SCHAFFER, SHAEFER, SHAEFFER, SHAER, SHAFFER, SHAFOR, SHAFTER, SHAVER, SHEAFER, WESTHAFER.

  SHAFER: See also Charles Robert Connell — Jefferson Davis Helms — Jay S. Parker — Linda Perry-Shafer
  Shafer, Ann — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1977; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Shafer, Blanche — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 109th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Shafer, Brad — of Whitehall, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Shafer, Charles A. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1911; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Chester J. — of Warren County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Chet — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Claron L. — Dry candidate for delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, D. Roy — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, David L. — of Bergen Point (now Bayonne), Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Bergen Point, N.J., 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Diane — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Shafer, E. L. — of Council Grove, Morris County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
Everett R. Shafer Shafer, Everett R. (1911-2005) — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Esty, Greenbrier County, W.Va., October 3, 1911. Democrat. Baptist minister; school teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1951-52, 1955-58. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Junior Order; Woodmen; Moose; Blue Key; National Education Association. Died August 9, 2005 (age 93 years, 310 days). Interment at Eden Cemetery, Crescent City, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Arthur Shafer and Lebertha Velmer (Hamrick) Shafer; married, October 17, 1936, to Mary Alby Crizer (1909-1995).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Shafer, F. R. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1909; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, F. William — of Camden County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Camden County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Floyd W. — of Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Frank R. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Mrs. George — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Shafer, George Frederick (1888-1948) — also known as George F. Shafer — of Watford City, McKenzie County, N.Dak. Born in Mandan, Morton County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.), November 23, 1888. McKenzie County State's Attorney, 1915-19; North Dakota state attorney general, 1923-28; Governor of North Dakota, 1929-32. Died in Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak., August 13, 1948 (age 59 years, 264 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bismarck, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Edith Kellogg (1890-1983).
  Epitaph: "First Native Born Governor of North Dakota."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Shafer, Harry W. — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Henry (1757-1839) — also known as Johan Heinrich Schafer — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Born June 1, 1757. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1805-08; common pleas court judge in New York, 1820. Died April 15, 1839 (age 81 years, 318 days). Interment at Cobleskill Rural Cemetery, Cobleskill, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Johan Heinrich Schafer and Eva (Sternberg) Schafer; married, November 23, 1777, to Elisabeth Warner (1760-1849).
  Shafer, Henry — of North Collins, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Ira — Member of New York state senate 13th District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Mrs. Jack F. — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Shafer, Jacob — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Jacob K. (1823-1876) — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif.; Idaho. Born near Broadway, Rockingham County, Va., December 26, 1823. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; mayor of Stockton, Calif., 1852; San Joaquin County Judge, 1853-62; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1869. Died in Eureka, Eureka County, Nev., November 22, 1876 (age 52 years, 332 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Eureka, Nev.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Shafer, Kathy (born c.1961) — of Stephenville, Erath County, Tex. Born about 1961. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Shafer, Levi — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1900-02. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Levin W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Luther (b. 1848) — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y., 1848. Lawyer; mayor of Rutherford, N.J., 1883-87, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Nathan A. — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Paul Werntz (1893-1954) — also known as Paul W. Shafer — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind., April 27, 1893. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; municipal judge in Michigan, 1929-36; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1937-54; nominated, but died before the election 1954; died in office 1954. Died in Washington, D.C., August 17, 1954 (age 61 years, 112 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Shafer; married to Ila Mack.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Shafer, Randell J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Shafer, Raymond Philip (1917-2006) — also known as Raymond P. Shafer — of Meadville, Crawford County, Pa. Born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., March 5, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Crawford County District Attorney, 1948-56; member of Pennsylvania state senate 50th District, 1959-62; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1963-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1967-71. Member, American Bar Association; Grange; Rotary; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Kappa Psi. Died, of heart failure, in Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, Crawford County, Pa., December 12, 2006 (age 89 years, 282 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Union Township, Crawford County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. David P. Shafer and Mina Shafer; married, July 5, 1941, to Jane Harris Davies.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Shafer, Roy See D. Roy Shafer
  Shafer, Sue D. — of Costa Mesa, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Thomas E. — of Rochester, Beaver County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Shafer, Thomas L. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Walter — of Marlinton, Pocahontas County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Pocahontas County Republican Party, 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, William See F. William Shafer
  Shafer, Wilmarth — of Paris Township (now Kentwood), Kent County, Mich. Supervisor of Paris Township, Michigan, 1898-1906. Burial location unknown.
  Shafer, Winnie — of Edgerton, Platte County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SHAFF (Soundex S100) — See also FAHS, FASH, HAFF, NEWSHAFFER, SCHAAF, SCHAAFF, SCHAFE, SCHAFF, SHAFFER, SHAFFNER, SHAFT, SHEAFF, SHEFF, SHOAFF, SHOFF, SHUFF.

  Shaff, J. O. — of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa; Camanche, Clinton County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1936 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Shaff, Roger J. — of Camanche, Clinton County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate 37th District; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.


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