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SHARPE (Soundex S610) — See also CHARPENTIER, HARPEL, HARPENDING, HARPER, HASPER, PHARES, SCHARPP, SCHORPP, SCHROP, SCHRUP, SHARP, SHARPENSTEIN, SHARPLES, SHARPLESS, SHARPLEY, SHARPSTEEN, SHARPSTEIN, SHARPTON, SHERPY, SPEHAR, THARPE, WEBB-SHARPE.

  SHARPE: See also Chauncey Fitch Cleveland — Sharpe James — Jeffrey Lunstead — Jesse Houghton Metcalf — George Moultrie Napier — Valli Sharpe-Geisler — Simeon W. Spafard — Henry St. George Tucker — Lisa R. Webb-Sharpe
  Sharpe, A. C. — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Iredell County, 1874-78; member of North Carolina state senate 27th District, 1895-98. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Albert Edward (1860-1932) — also known as Albert E. Sharpe — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Trenton, Ontario, 1860. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Iosco District, 1901-02; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 30th District, 1907-08. Died in 1932 (age about 72 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
  Relatives: Brother of Nelson Sharpe (1858-1935).
  Sharpe, Alfred L. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Arthur L. — of Bluffton, Wells County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Bluffton, Ind., 1901-06. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Barbara — of Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sharpe, Benjamin — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1826-28; member of North Carolina state senate from Edgecombe County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Bill See William R. Sharpe, Jr.
  Sharpe, Carl M. — of Abington, Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret, 1937-40; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940; Connecticut state treasurer, 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Clifford M. — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 82nd District; elected 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Sharpe, D. A. — of Wise County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Sharpe, Edna B. — of Abington, Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948 (alternate), 1960; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret; elected 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Edward M. Sharpe Sharpe, Edward MacGlen (1887-1975) — also known as Edward M. Sharpe — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Bay County, Mich., December 18, 1887. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1934-57; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1941, 1949, 1956. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Hampton Township, Bay County, Mich., March 3, 1975 (age 87 years, 75 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Sharpe, Frank W., Jr. (b. 1897) — of Cochise County, Ariz. Born in Nebraska, 1897. Democrat. Banker; Speaker of the Arizona State House of Representatives, 1938. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Gary D. — of Missouri. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives 13th District; elected 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Sharpe, Gary L. (b. 1947) — Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., 1947. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1992-94; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York, 2004-16; took senior status 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Sharpe, George — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret, 1821-24, 1827, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, George D. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Postmaster at Richmond, N.Y., 1901-15. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, George H. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Born in New York. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1873-77; member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 1st District, 1879-82; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1880-81. Interment at Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Sharpe, Guy W. — of Canajoharie, Montgomery County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948; Presidential Elector for New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Hal C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Sharpe, Helen R. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Sharpe, Henry A. — of Alabama. Associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1898-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Mrs. Henry D. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Henry D. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Herbert — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. First selectman of Pomfret, Connecticut, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Ida R. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Sharpe, J. B. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Postmaster at Brownsville, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, James B. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, James W. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Jennie S. — of New Jersey. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Jesse — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Jesse T. — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Seaford, Del., 1900-05. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, John — of Ennis, Ellis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Leander Q. — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Iredell County, 1856-57, 1864-66; member of North Carolina state senate 45th District, 1860-63. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Lucy M. — of Lithia Springs, Douglas County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Sharpe, M. Q. See Merrell Quentin Sharpe
  Sharpe, Mark — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 11th District, 1992, 1994, 1996; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sharpe, Mary Elizabeth E. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Merrell Quentin (1888-1962) — also known as M. Q. Sharpe — of Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak. Born in Marysville, Marshall County, Kan., January 11, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; South Dakota state attorney general, 1929-33; Governor of South Dakota, 1943-47; candidate in inconclusive primary 1942; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President). Died in Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak., January 22, 1962 (age 74 years, 11 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Oacoma, S.Dak.
  Lake Sharpe, on a portion of the Missouri River impounded by the Big Bend Dam (built 1959-63), and extending into Buffalo, Lyman, Hyde, Hughes, and Stanley counties, South Dakota, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sharpe, Nathan — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
Nelson Sharpe Sharpe, Nelson (1858-1935) — of West Branch, Ogemaw County, Mich. Born in Northumberland County, Ontario, August 25, 1858. Republican. Ogemaw County Prosecuting Attorney; circuit judge in Michigan 34th Circuit, 1893-1919; resigned 1919; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1919-35; died in office 1935; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1927, 1934. Suffered a heart attack, and died in his rooms at the Porter Hotel, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 20, 1935 (age 77 years, 56 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, West Branch, Mich.
  Relatives: Brother of Albert Edward Sharpe (1860-1932).
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Sharpe, Peter (1777-1842) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1777. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1814-15, 1816-21; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1820-21; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Representative from New York, 1821, 1823-25 (2nd District 1821, 3rd District 1823-25); defeated, 1824. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 3, 1842 (age 64 years, 236 days). Original interment at New York Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Sharpe, Peter — Member of Minnesota state senate 64th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Philip R. — of Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Robert — of Willington, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Willington, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Robert E. — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Greensboro, N.C., 1966-72 (acting, 1966-67). Still living as of 1972.
  Sharpe, Roy L. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Postmaster at Little Rock, Ark., 1961, 1963-73 (acting, 1961). Still living as of 1973.
  Sharpe, Severyn B. — of Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 27th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Thomas C. — of Hancock County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Hancock County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Thomas E. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Sharpe, Thomas George III (1917-2000) — also known as Thomas G. Sharpe — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Fowlerville, Livingston County, Mich., April 6, 1917. Republican. Farmer; realtor; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Shiawassee District, 1961-62; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1963-78 (Shiawassee District 1963-64, 51st District 1965-78). Nazarene. Member, Lions; Farm Bureau. Died December 1, 2000 (age 83 years, 239 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas George Sharpe, Jr. and Laura (White) Sharpe; married 1936 to Esther Diana Cornell.
  Sharpe, Thomas Ross — of Toombs County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Toombs County, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, W. H. — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, Wallace — of Canastota, Madison County, N.Y. Mayor of Canastota, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Sharpe, Walter P. (1906-1978) — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in Nome, Nome census area, Alaska, 1906. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1944. Territorial labor commissioner. Died in Lacey, Thurston County, Wash., 1978 (age about 72 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lacey, Wash.
  Sharpe, Ward O. — of Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Murrysville, Pa., 1953-77 (acting, 1953-55). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, William (1742-1818) — of North Carolina. Born near Rock Church, Cecil County, Md., December 13, 1742. Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1779; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1781. Died July 1, 1818 (age 75 years, 200 days). Interment at Snow Creek Graveyard, Statesville, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sharpe, William Henry — of Lexington County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Lexington County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Sharpe, William R., Jr. (b. 1928) — also known as William R. Sharpe; Bill Sharpe — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., October 28, 1928. Democrat. Electrical engineer; electrical contractor; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1946; member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1961-80, 1985-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Odd Fellows; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Sharpe and Helen (Whitwam) Sharpe; married, July 3, 1953, to Pauline Lester.


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