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SIMONS (Soundex S552) — See also FITZSIMONS, SEAMONS, SHINIMONS, SIMMONS, SIMON, SIMONDS, SIMONES, SIMONSEN, SIMONSON, SIMSON, SIONS, SYMONS.

  SIMONS: See also Heriot Clarkson — Francis Irenee du Pont — Hugh Simons Gibson — Francis Simons Parker — Louis James Rosenberg — Arnoldus Van der Horst — Carolyn Wolfe — May Wood-Simons
  Simons, Bill See William H. Simons
  Simons, Blaine — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1931-32; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1937-38. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Blair E. — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Randolph County Democratic Party, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Charles Casper (1876-1964) — also known as Charles C. Simons — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1903-04; Wayne County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1905-06; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1907-08; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1923-32; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1932-59; took senior status 1959. Died February 2, 1964 (age 87 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David W. Simons; married, November 29, 1906, to Lillian Bernstein.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Simons, Charles E. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Charles Earl, Jr. (1916-1999) — also known as Charles E. Simons, Jr. — of South Carolina. Born in Johnston, Edgefield County, S.C., August 17, 1916. Lawyer; law partner of Strom Thurmond; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1942, 1947-48, 1960-64; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of South Carolina, 1964-65; U.S. District Judge for South Carolina, 1965-86; took senior status 1986. Baptist. Died, from the effects of head injuries sustained in a fall, at Aiken Regional Medical Center, Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., October 26, 1999 (age 83 years, 70 days). Interment at Aiken Memorial Gardens, Aiken, S.C.
  The Charles E. Simons, Jr. Federal Courthouse (built 1935; received its current name 1986), in Aiken, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Simons, Dolph — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1944, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, E. R. — also known as "Shorty" — of Princeton, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Mercer County Democratic Party, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Simons, Edith B. — of Oakfield, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Simons, Edna Kay — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Simons, Emma Alexander — also known as Emma Simons — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Idaho, 1939-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1940, 1948 (alternate). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Gerard Maurice — also known as Gerard M. Simons — of Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1969 (District 11-F), 1971 (District 11-E). Still living as of 1971.
  Simons, Grant — of Payson, Utah County, Utah. Postmaster at Payson, Utah, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, H. E. — of Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minn. Elected () mayor of Thief River Falls, Minn. 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Henry L. — of Glencoe, McLeod County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Hiram H. — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Israel — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, J. H. — of Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Ashford, Conn., 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, James — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, John C. — of Torrington, Goshen County, Wyo. Democrat. Member of Wyoming state senate from Goshen County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Simons, John F. — of New York. U.S. Consul in Paris, 1925; Riga, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Joseph — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1806-07, 1810-11. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Joseph — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, L. M. — of Belle Fourche, Butte County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate, 1925-40 (39th District 1925-38, 31st District 1939-40). Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Leonard — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 2nd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Lillie P. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Simons, Luman C. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 61, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, M. W. — of Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Malcolm M. — of Mercer, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Mercer County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Marcius — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Martha — of Bonita Springs, Lee County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Simons, Mary — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Republican. Chair of DeKalb County Republican Party, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Simons, Myron E. — of Honesdale, Wayne County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Interment at Glen Dyberry Cemetery, Honesdale, Pa.
  Simons, Orlando — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. District judge in Minnesota 2nd District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Percy C. — of Enid, Garfield County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Ralph D. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Richard D. (b. 1927) — of New York. Born in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., March 23, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1963-83; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1983-. Presbyterian. Still living as of 1993.
  Simons, Samuel (1792-1847) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., 1792. Democrat. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1830; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1843-45. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., January 13, 1847 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.; reinterment 1859 to unknown location.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Simons, Samuel, Jr. — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook, 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Solon S. — of Santa Clara County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 4th District, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Stephen — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Mayor of Ishpeming, Mich.; elected 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, Thomas W., Jr. (b. 1938) — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1938. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1990-93; Pakistan, 1995-98. Still living as of 1998.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Simons, Thomas Young (1828-1878) — also known as Thomas Y. Simons — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., October 1, 1828. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860, 1872; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1876. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 30, 1878 (age 49 years, 211 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Simons, W. P. — also known as "Duke" — of Yellow Spring, Hampshire County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Hampshire County Republican Party, 1961-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Simons, Wilber D. — of Redding, Shasta County, Calif. Mayor of Redding, Calif., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, William, Jr. — of Maryland. U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in San Juan, 1826-28. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, William A. — of East Rockaway, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1904, 1908, 1922; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, William B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, William E. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Simons, William H. — also known as Bill Simons — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1968, 1980, 1996, 2000; president, Washington Teachers Union; vice-president, American Federation of Teachers; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984; Presidential Elector for District of Columbia, 2000. African ancestry. Still living as of 2000.


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