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SPENCE (Soundex S152) — See also CEPONIS, ESPINOSA, ESPINOZA, HARTPENCE, LIPPENCOTT, PENCE, PENCZAK, SPANNAUS, SPANOS, SPENCER, SPENS, SPINOSA.

  SPENCE: See also Alexander L. Brewer — Spence Flatgard — Frederick William Spence Grayson — Spence M. Grayson — Spence Hall — Spence Pryor
  Spence, Andrew J. — of Cornelia, Habersham County, Ga.; Nelson, Pickens County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1892, 1896, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Andrew L. — of Long Island (unknown county), N.Y. Working Families candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 10th District, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Spence, Ben L. — of Siler City, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Betty C. — of Buffalo Grove, Lake County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Spence, Brent (1874-1967) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., December 24, 1874. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1931-63 (6th District 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 5th District 1935-63); defeated, 1928. Died in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., September 18, 1967 (age 92 years, 268 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Ky.
  The Brent Spence Bridge (opened 1963), which takes I-71 and I-75 across the Ohio River, between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Covington, Kentucky, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spence, Carroll (1818-1896) — of Maryland. Born in 1818. U.S. Minister to Turkey, 1853-57. Died in 1896 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Spence, Cary F. — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Republican. Postmaster at Knoxville, Tenn., 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Dave See David Spence
  Spence, David — also known as Dave Spence — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Missouri, 2012; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Spence, Donald — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Spence, E. L. — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Edward E. — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Beverly Hills, Calif., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Edward F. (1832-1892) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1832. Republican. Banker; member of California state assembly 16th District, 1861-62; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1884-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1892. Died in 1892 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Spence, Floyd Davidson (1928-2001) — also known as Floyd Spence — of Lexington, Lexington County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., April 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1957-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair), 1988; member of South Carolina state senate, 1967-70 (22nd District 1967-68, 7th District 1969-70); resigned 1970; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1971-2001; died in office 2001. Lutheran. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Kappa Alpha Order. Died, following surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain, in St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., August 16, 2001 (age 73 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lexington, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James W. Spence (1882-1961) and Addie Jane (Lucas) Spence (1896-1993); married, December 22, 1952, to Lula Hancock Drake (1931-1978).
  Cross-reference: Joe Wilson
  The Floyd Spence Reserve Center, in the Fort Jackson U.S. Army post, Columbia, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spence, George — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Henry — of Yates County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Homer R. — Judge, California Court of Appeal 1st District, 1930-31; appointed 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. E., Sr. — of Bennett, Randolph County, N.C. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Randolph County, 1921-22; candidate for Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. E., Jr. — of Siler City, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. M. — of Camilla, Mitchell County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 8th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. R. — of Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. R. — of Clem, Carroll County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Carroll County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, J. Wayne — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Provo, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Spence, James — of Siler City, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Spence, James F. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, James Owen (b. 1879) — Born in London, England, January 29, 1879. Not U.S. citizen; freight forwarding business; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Lourenco Marques, 1910-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Lourenco Marques, as of 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, James S. — of Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Jim — of Garland, Dallas County, Tex. Mayor of Garland, Tex.; elected 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Spence, John B. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Charlotte, N.C., 1907-13. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, John B. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Spence, John S. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, John Selby (1788-1840) — also known as John S. Spence — of Poplartown (now Ironshire), Worcester County, Md.; Berlin, Worcester County, Md. Born near Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 29, 1788. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1819-21, 1830; U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1823-25, 1831-33; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1836-40; died in office 1840. Died near Berlin, Worcester County, Md., October 24, 1840 (age 52 years, 238 days). Interment at St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Berlin, Md.
  Relatives: Uncle of Thomas Ara Spence (1810-1877).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Spence, John W. — of Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill.; Geff, Wayne County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1943; chair of Wayne County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Joseph S. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Spence, Joseph T. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Josh John — of Ware County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Ware County, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Kratt J. — of Stoddard County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Stoddard County, 1905-10. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, L. D. — of Barnes, Washington County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Lavosier — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Luther Franklin — of Maywood, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for village president of Maywood, Illinois, 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Spence, Lyman — of Cherry Hill, Cecil County, Md. Candidate for delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 1st District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Mickey See Oliver M. Spence
  Spence, Mike (born c.1966) — of West Covina, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1966. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Spence, Oliver M. — also known as Mickey Spence — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1954; postmaster at Chattanooga, Tenn., 1957-65 (acting, 1957-59). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Philip B. — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Postmaster at Newport, Ky., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Philip R. — U.S. Consul in Quebec City, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, R. E. L. — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, R. H. — of Mt. Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Roy W. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Terry R. — of Delaware. Republican. Elected Delaware state house of representatives 18th District 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Spence, Thomas Ara (1810-1877) — of Maryland. Born near Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 20, 1810. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1835-36, 1838-39; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1843-45; circuit judge in Maryland, 1855-65, 1866-67. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., November 10, 1877 (age 67 years, 263 days). Interment at Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard, Snow Hill, Md.
  Relatives: Nephew of John Selby Spence (1788-1840).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Spence, U. L. See Union Lee Spence
  Spence, Union Lee (1867-1954) — also known as U. L. Spence — of Carthage, Moore County, N.C. Born in Stanly County, N.C., August 20, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 12th District, 1903, 1935; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924, 1928; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1929-31. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died June 30, 1954 (age 86 years, 314 days). Interment at Cross Hill Cemetery, Carthage, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Spence and Margaret (Reeves) Spence; married to Mary Worthy.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spence, W. A. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 24th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Wayne See J. Wayne Spence
  Spence, William J. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, William N. — U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1914-17. Burial location unknown.
  Spence, Winifred — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate 15th District, 1977-80. Still living as of 1980.


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