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SHEPARDSON (Soundex S163) — See also BIRDSON, BIRDSONG, DEPARCQ, DEPARMENT, DEPARTMENT, FORDSON, PARDSONS, RICHARDSON, SEPARK, SHEPANSKI, SHEPARD, SHEPHERDSON, VILLARDSON.

  Shepardson, Andrew — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Shepardson, Herb J. (born c.1957) — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born about 1957. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Shepardson, John (d. 1802) — of Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1778-79; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1780. Died, of consumption (tuberculosis), in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., January 3, 1802. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, January 17, 1754, to Anna Blanchard; father of Samuel Shepardson (1757-1813).
  Shepardson, Samuel (1757-1813) — of Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., February 10, 1757. Member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1803-08; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1808. Died, from spotted fever, in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., February 28, 1813 (age 56 years, 18 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Guilford, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of John Shepardson (1727?-1802); married to Anna Barney.
  Shepardson, Walter A. — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1910-13. Burial location unknown.
  Shepardson, William M. — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Middlebury, Connecticut, 1909-22. Burial location unknown.


SHEPHARD (Soundex S163) — See also GEPHARDT, GEPHART, HARD, HEPHNER, KEPHART, LIPPHARDT, SEPHARIOUS, SHAPARD, SHEP, SHEPARD, SHEPHERD, SHEPHERDSON, SHEPPARD, SHEPPERD, SHIPHERD.

  Shephard, Clay C. — of Bend, Deschutes County, Ore. Mayor of Bend, Ore., 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Shephard, George W. — of Mead, Saunders County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Shephard, Harvey — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Postmaster at Dallas, Tex., 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Shephard, Mrs. Hugh — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Shephard, J. H. — of McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Hamilton County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shephard, Robert C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1925; defeated (Progressive), 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Shephard, Ruth L. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SHEPHERD (Soundex S163) — See also HEPHNER, HERD, SEPHERS, SHAPARD, SHEP, SHEPARD, SHEPHARD, SHEPHERDSON, SHEPPARD, SHEPPERD, SHIPHERD, STEPHEN, STEPHENIE, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, SYPHERD.

  SHEPHERD: See also Shepherd L. Bowers — Shepherd F. Brown — Samuel Shepherd Caldwell — John Russell Cook — Daniel Cruger — David Shepherd Garland — George G. Garrett — Shepherd S. Hudson — Shepherd Leffler — William Shepherd Linnell — Patrick Morris Neff — Amos Tuck — Floyd Roscoe Yoho
  Shepherd, Abraham — Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1816. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Alexander Robey (1835-1902) — also known as Alexander R. Shepherd; "Boss Shepherd"; "The Father of Modern Washington" — of Washington, D.C.; Batopilas, Chihuahua. Born in Washington, D.C., January 30, 1835. Republican. Plumber; real estate developer; Governor of the District of Columbia, 1873-74. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Batopilas, Chihuahua, September 12, 1902 (age 67 years, 225 days). Entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; statue at John A. Wilson Building Grounds, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married, January 30, 1861, to Mary Grice Young (1843-1930).
  Cross-reference: André L. Bagger
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Alexander R. Shepherd (built 1944, scrapped 1965) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Shepherd, Allan G. (d. 1989) — Justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1968-89; died in office 1989. Died May 27, 1989. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Barbara — Republican. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 72nd District, 1978. Female. Still living as of 1978.
  Shepherd, Ben O. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Treasurer of Michigan Republican Party, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Bobby E. (b. 1951) — Born in Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark., 1951. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 2006-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Shepherd, Boss: See Alexander Robey Shepherd
  Shepherd, C. Henry — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1869; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Charles S. — of Buchanan County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 1st District, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Daniel — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1805-06; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, David H. (d. 1981) — of Oak Park, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Oak Park, Mich., 1971-81; died in office 1981. Jewish. Died in 1981. Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Ferndale, Mich.
  Shepherd, David W. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1986; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Idaho, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Shepherd, Derrick — of Marrero, Jefferson Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Shepherd, Edna — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Francis K. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Suffolk County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Frank (b. 1853) — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Cheboygan District, 1897-1900; circuit judge in Michigan 33rd Circuit, 1900-29. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Franklin J. (born c.1919) — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born about 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1956; supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1957-59; defeated in primary, 1959. Member, Optimist Club; Toastmasters; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Fred R. — of Petersburg, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Fred R. — of Colonial Heights, Va. Mayor of Colonial Heights, Va., 1952-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Frederick A. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Maine, 1914; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Frederick E. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Lincoln, Neb., 1915; district judge in Nebraska 3rd District, 1933-. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, G. F. — of North Carolina. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Gary — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Shepherd, George B. — of Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La. Postmaster at Franklin, La., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Harry W. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Hyattsville, Md., 1912-14. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Henry See C. Henry Shepherd
  Shepherd, Hugh (1873-1957) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Lee's Summit, Jackson County, Mo., June 1, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1911; Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1916, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died December 9, 1957 (age 84 years, 191 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh McClure Shepherd and Nina (Bears) Shepherd.
  Shepherd, Isaac N. — of Isabella County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Mrs. J. J. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Jack — of East Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, James — of Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1841-46. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, James Renick — of Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 2nd District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Shepherd, Jason — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Shepherd, John H. (b. 1934) — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 22, 1934. Lawyer; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1983-; appointed 1983. Jewish. Member, NAACP; B'nai B'rith. Still living as of 1990.
  Shepherd, John L. — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, John T. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Karen (b. 1940) — of Orem, Utah County, Utah. Born in Silver City, Grant County, N.M., July 5, 1940. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972; member of Utah state senate, 1991-93; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1993-95; defeated, 1994. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Shepherd, Larry M. — of Tyler County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 6th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Shepherd, M. F. — of Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, M. R. — of Three Oaks, Berrien County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Marshall — of Orrum, Robeson County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Robeson County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Martin S. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1970, 1972, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Shepherd, Mary Jo — Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Shepherd of the Loop: See John Thompson
  Shepherd, Philip B. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Decatur, Ill., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Robert — of Pennsylvania Furnace, Huntingdon County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Shepherd, Robert C. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Shepherd, Sanders R. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Secretary of state of Kansas, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, T. D. — of Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio. Postmaster at Norwalk, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Terrel III — of Cypress, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Shepherd, Tony See Walton Shepherd
  Shepherd, Travis — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 92nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Shepherd, Vivian Davis — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 9th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, W. E. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, Walton — also known as Tony Shepherd — of Sissonville, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 1974, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Shepherd, William — of Clifton Park, Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, William — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1899-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Shepherd, William — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Shepherd, William C. — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, William M. — of Texas. Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Washington, 1835; Texas Republic Secretary of the Navy, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, William M. — of California. Member of California state assembly from San Joaquin District, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, William M. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of St. Joseph, Mo., 1890-96. Burial location unknown.
  Shepherd, William S. — of Rock County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Rock County 2nd District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SHEPHERDSON (Soundex S163) — See also BIRDSON, BIRDSONG, EVERDS, FORDSON, HEPHNER, JEFFERDS, PARDSONS, RICHARDSON, ROBERDS, SALYERDS, SEPHERS, SHEPARDSON, SHEPHARD, SHEPHERD, SHIPHERD, STEPHEN, STEPHENIE, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, SYPHERD, VILLARDSON.

  Shepherdson, Nancy — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


SHEPICH (Soundex S120) — See also DEPICCIOTO, DEPICCIOTTO, LEPICH, REPICCI, SHEP, SHIPKA.

  Shepich, Steve (b. 1948) — of Michigan. Born in 1948. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 110th District, 1993-94; defeated in primary, 1986; resigned 1994. Still living as of 1994.


SHEPLER (Soundex S146) — See also BEPLER, EPLER, HEPLER, KEEPLER, KEPLER, LEPLER, PLEPLER, SCHAPELER, SCHUPLER, SHEP, SHEPLEY, WHEPLEY.

  SHEPLER: See also Benjamin Franklin Bledsoe — Eli Bowyer — Harvey Walker Harmer
  Shepler, Matthias (1790-1863) — of Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania, 1790. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1837-39. Died in 1863 (age about 73 years). Interment at Shepler Church Cemetery, Navarre, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Shepler, Ralph S. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Elkins, W.Va., 1966-70. Still living as of 1970.
  Shepler, Stephen E. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Mayor of Elkins, W.Va., 1989. Still living as of 1989.


SHEPLEY (Soundex S140) — See also HEPLER, KEPLEY, LEPLEY, SHAPLEY, SHELEY, SHEP, SHEPLER, SHERLEY, SHIPLEY, TEPLEY, WHEPLEY.

  SHEPLEY: See also Elizabeth Preston Anderson — Charles Nagel
  Shepley, Aaron — of Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Ill. Mayor of Crystal Lake, Ill., 2007-11. Still living as of 2011.
  Shepley, Mrs. C. M. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Shepley, Ethan A. H. (b. 1896) — of Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo.; Clayton, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 3, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Shepley, Ether (1789-1877) — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., November 2, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1820; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1820-33; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1833-36; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1836-48; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1848-55. Died in 1877 (age about 87 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Father of George Foster Shepley (1819-1878).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Shepley, George Foster (1819-1878) — also known as George F. Shepley — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Saco, York County, Maine, January 1, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1848-49, 1853-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of New Orleans, La., 1862; Governor of Louisiana; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 1st Circuit, 1869-78; died in office 1878. Episcopalian. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 20, 1878 (age 59 years, 200 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Ether Shepley (1789-1877).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Shepley, George L. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.


SHEPODD (Soundex S130) — See also SCHEPOVICH, SHEP.

  Shepodd, Lynn — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 (member, Rules Committee). Still living as of 1988.


SHEPP (Soundex S100) — See also HEPP, SHAPP, SHEAP, SHEP, SHEPPARD, SHEPPE, SHEPPERD, SHEPPERSON, SHEPPY, SHIPE, SHIPP, SHUPP.

  SHEPP: See also John Sidney McCain III
  Shepp, Laura C. — of Delmar, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Shepp, Saniel B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.


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