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SHORT (Soundex S630) — See also HORST, HORT, SCHAUERTE, SHIRT, SHORTAL, SHORTELL, SHORTEN, SHORTER, SHORTESS, SHORTFACE, SHORTHOSE, SHORTINO, SHORTRIDGE, SHORTS, SHORTSLEEVE, SHORTT, SHORTY, SHORTZ, SHOUERT, STOHR, STROH.

  SHORT: See also Amos H. Baldwin — Jehu Fleming Camper — David Short Dennison — Samuel Insull — Mary Gardiner Jones — Horace Greeley Knowles — Joseph Lafayette Rhinock — James Elmer Sater — Fred L. Shinn — Leon F. Trivits — George Short Williams
  Short, Alan — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Short, Alan K. — of Wayne County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 28th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Short, Albert E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Alden P. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 3rd District, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Alfred — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Alfred — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Andrew J. — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1911-13, 1932-34; candidate for Michigan state senate 30th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Barry A. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1976-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Short, Bob See Robert E. Short
  Short, Burt — of Hopewell, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charles — of Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Pomona, Calif.; elected 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charles — also known as Charlie Short — of Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charles C. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 5th District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charles M. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charles O. — of Miller County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Miller County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Charlie See Charles Short
  Short, Clive — of Chadron, Dawes County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Short, Clyde E. — Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1934-36. Burial location unknown.
  Short, David — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Dewey Jackson (1898-1979) — also known as Dewey Short; "The Ozark Orator" — of Galena, Stone County, Mo. Born in Galena, Stone County, Mo., April 7, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; college professor; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1929-31, 1935-57 (14th District 1929-31, 7th District 1935-57); defeated, 1930 (14th District), 1956 (7th District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1932; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Delta Tau Delta; Pi Gamma Mu; Lions; American Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., November 19, 1979 (age 81 years, 226 days). Interment at Galena Cemetery, Galena, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, April 20, 1937, to Helen Gladys Hughes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Short, Dolphus See I. Dolphus Short
  Short, Don Levingston (1903-1982) — also known as Don L. Short — of North Dakota. Born in Le Mars, Plymouth County, Iowa, June 22, 1903. Republican. Member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1957; U.S. Representative from North Dakota, 1959-65 (at-large 1959-63, 2nd District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Dickinson, Stark County, N.Dak., May 10, 1982 (age 78 years, 322 days). Interment at Medora Cemetery, Medora, N.Dak.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Short, E. Frank — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Erastus — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Floyd C. — of Lemmon, Perkins County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 51st District, 1937-38; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Frank See E. Frank Short
  Short, Mrs. Frank — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Frank H. — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Short, George — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Short, George H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Georgia R. — of Portsmouth, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Short, Guy — of Erie, Weld County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Short, H. B. — of Flemington (now Lake Waccamaw), Columbus County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Short, H. S. — of Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J. Postmaster at Guttenberg, N.J., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Short, I. Dolphus — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Isaac D. — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 1st District, 1919-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Independent Republican candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Short, J. H. — of Central City, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Postmaster at Central City, Ky., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Short, James F. — of Oregon. Republican. Oregon Republican state chair, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Short, Jay W. — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Candidate in primary for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Jim — of Olive Hill, Carter County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 96th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Short, Joel F. — of Wright County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wright County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Short, John D. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 13th District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Short, John F. — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1924; chair of Clearfield County Democratic Party, 1927; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Short, John L. — of Phelps County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Phelps County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Short, John T. — of Cole County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cole County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Short, John W. — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Missouri. Republican. Postmaster at Fresno, Calif., 1898-1913. Burial location unknown.
  Short, John W. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Lucille — of Ravenswood, Jackson County, W.Va. Democrat. Associate chair of West Virginia Democratic Party, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Luther — U.S. Consul General in Constantinople, as of 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Mary — of Gilberton, Schuylkill County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Gilberton, Pa., 1886-89. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Matt Ford — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Merton D. — of California. American Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Short, Nora — of Salem, Washington County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Norman B. — of Kent County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Orlando W. — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Seaford, Del., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Patricia — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Short, Ray — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Short, Robert — of Missouri. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Robert — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1940, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Robert — Republican. Delaware insurance commissioner; elected 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Short, Robert E. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Robert E. — also known as Bob Short — of Minnesota. Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Short, Robert V. (b. 1823) — of Yamhill County, Ore. Born in Pennsylvania, 1823. Republican. Surveyor; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Yamhill County, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Robert W. T., Sr. — of Bedford, Bedford County, Va. Democrat. Candidate for Virginia state senate 23rd District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Short, Roger — of Michigan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Short, Ruth M. — of Oakdale, Morgan County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Shadrack — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Shawn R. — of St. Ann, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of St. Ann, Mo., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Short, Shelton — of Mecklenburg County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Shelton H., Jr. — of Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Sidney A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1946 (Wayne County 1st District), 1948 (Wayne County 1st District), 1950 (Wayne County 1st District), 1952 (Wayne County 1st District), 1954 (Wayne County 2nd District); Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Thomas — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Candidate for mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Short, Mrs. W. G. — of Oakdale, Morgan County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Short, Ward H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 10th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Short, William (1759-1849) — of Virginia. Born in 1759. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to France, 1790-92; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1792; Spain, 1794-95. Died in 1849 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Short, William — of California. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 4th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Short, William L. — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Short, William P. — of Millville, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Short, William R. — of Buckhannon, Upshur County, W.Va. Mayor of Buckhannon, W.Va., 1977-83. Still living as of 1983.


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