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  SPRAGUE: See also George Whiting Allen — Algernon Sidney Badger — William Warren Barbour — John Charles Churchill — Norman Jay Colman — Albert Sprague Coolidge — Benjamin Sprague Cowen — Francis Marion Crosby — Henry Stark Culver — Thomas Arthur Doyle — John Paxton Espie — Charles Wayne Holden — Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck — Gideon Sprague Ives — John Henry Kirkham — Calvin Littlefield — John Gardner Murray — Alden Sprague Sanborn — Sprague Simonds — Howard Charles Taylor
  Sprague, A. L. — of Saunders County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Albert Arnold (1874-1946) — also known as Albert A. Sprague — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 13, 1874. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; chairman, Consolidated Grocers Corporation; director, Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust, International Harvester Co., Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and other companies; receiver and co-trustee, Chicago Rapid Transit; Chicago commissioner of public works, 1923-27, 1931-33; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 6, 1946 (age 71 years, 328 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Otho Sylvester Arnold Sprague (1839-1909) and Lucia Elvira (Atwood) Sprague (1849-1901); married, June 22, 1901, to Frances Fidelia Dibble (1877-1952); first cousin once removed of Albert Sprague Coolidge (1894-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Albert P. — of Nebraska. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 4th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Amasa — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Ara — of Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Monguagon Township, Michigan, 1830-32. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Arthur William (1902-1983) — also known as Arthur W. Sprague — of La Grange, Cook County, Ill. Born in DeKalb County, Ill., August 2, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District, 1939-42, 1951-57; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state senate 2nd District, 1957-67. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla., January 18, 1983 (age 80 years, 169 days). Interment at Parkholm Cemetery, La Grange Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur William Sprague (1856-1916) and Cora Sprague; married to Louise Bliss Horr (1902-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Asa, Jr. — of DeKalb, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County, 1830-31, 1839-40. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Augustus Brown Reed (1827-1910) — also known as Augustus B. R. Sprague — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Ware, Hampshire County, Mass., March 7, 1827. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; furniture merchant; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1896-97. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 17, 1910 (age 83 years, 71 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lee Sprague (1798-1877) and Lucia (Snow) Sprague (1805-1864); married, December 23, 1846, to Eliza Jane Rice (1826-1889); married 1891 to Mary Jennie Barbour (1857-1927); third cousin once removed of William Sprague (1799-1856); third cousin thrice removed of John Adams (1735-1826) and John Brown; fourth cousin of William Sprague (1830-1915); fourth cousin once removed of Eli Thayer, Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Ames family of North Easton, Massachusetts; Baldwin-Yates-Adams family of Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Benjamin Dexter (1827-1893) — also known as Benjamin D. Sprague — of Lansing, Mower County, Minn.; Rushford, Fillmore County, Minn. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 6, 1827. Farmer; miller; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1863; member of Minnesota state senate, 1864-65, 1870 (15th District 1864-65, 14th District 1870). Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., July 26, 1893 (age 65 years, 232 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Lowell Sprague (1803-1848) and Hephzibah (Flint) Sprague (1806-1864); married to Lucy Ann McCall (1840-1912); first cousin four times removed of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790); third cousin twice removed of Richard Bache, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Frank Putnam Flint and Motley H. Flint.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Flint-Bache family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mapes-Jennings-Denby-Neuman family of New York and Arizona (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Sprague, Burr — of Brodhead, Green County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Cassius M. — of Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Charles — of Swampscott, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Charles Arthur (1887-1969) — also known as Charles A. Sprague — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan., November 12, 1887. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; Governor of Oregon, 1939-43. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Delta Chi; Rotary. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., March 13, 1969 (age 81 years, 121 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Allen Sprague (1856-1911) and Caroline (Glasgow) Sprague (1857-1896); married, August 8, 1912, to Blanche Chamberlain (1881-1976); third cousin twice removed of William Sprague (1799-1856); fourth cousin of Walter Keene Linscott and Sidney Smythe Linscott; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague (1827-1910) and William Sprague (1830-1915).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Charles A. Sprague High School (opened 1972), in Salem, Oregon, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Charles Franklin (1857-1902) — also known as Charles F. Sprague — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Massachusetts, June 10, 1857. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1890; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1897-1901. Died January 30, 1902 (age 44 years, 234 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Grandson of Peleg Sprague (1793-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Charles S. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Clarence A. — of Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1899; postmaster at Liberty, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Daniel P. — of Andover, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, David — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Sprague, E. E. — of Kalkaska, Kalkaska County, Mich. Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Edward H. — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
Ernest L. Sprague Sprague, Ernest L. (b. 1876) — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in East Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 22, 1876. Republican. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1924-33. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Rhode Island Manual 1931
  Sprague, Ezra T. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 10th Circuit, 1870-72. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Farnam Manning (b. 1858) — also known as Farnam M. Sprague — of Readsboro, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., June 23, 1858. Democrat. Currier; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Readsboro, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Frances B. — of Weedsport, Cayuga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Frank — of Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Sprague, Franklin L. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Frederick A. — of Eagleville, Waukesha County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 13th District, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, George — American candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Sprague, George Able (1871-1963) — also known as George Sprague — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Spring Valley, Fillmore County, Minn., November 30, 1871. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1937-39. Presbyterian. Died in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., November 8, 1963 (age 91 years, 343 days). Interment at Oak Cliff Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Father of John Sprague (World War II soldier, killed 1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Harry E. — of St. Louis County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 2nd District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Henry L. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Horatio (1784-1848) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 19, 1784. U.S. Consul in Gibraltar, 1832-48. Died in Gibraltar, Gibraltar, March 20, 1848 (age 63 years, 92 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Sprague (1752-1800) and Rebecca (Chambers) Sprague (died 1813); married, December 3, 1816, to Victoria Marguerite Ecolastique Fleshelle (1800-1868); father of Horatio Jones Sprague; grandfather of John Lewis Sprague (1855-1886).
  Political family: Sprague family of Massachusetts.
  Sprague, Horatio Jones (1823-1901) — also known as Horatio J. Sprague — of Gibraltar, Gibraltar. Born in Gibraltar, Gibraltar, August 12, 1823. U.S. Consul in Gibraltar, 1848-1901; U.S. Consular Agent in Algeciras, 1854-80. Died July 18, 1901 (age 77 years, 340 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Horatio Sprague (1784-1848) and Victoria Marguerite Ecolastique (Fleshelle) Sprague (1800-1868); married 1854 to Antonia Thorn Francia (died 1877); father of John Lewis Sprague.
  Political family: Sprague family of Massachusetts.
  Sprague, Howard Lee — of Arizona. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 3rd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Sprague, Hugh A. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 1st District, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Sprague, Irvine H. (1921-2004) — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md.; Great Falls, Fairfax County, Va. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1921. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; staff member for Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Japan; newspaper reporter; congressional aide to Rep. John J. McFall, 1957; director of the House Whip Office; lobbyist for the State of California in Congress, 1963; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; special assistant to Pres. Lyndon Johnson, 1967-68; board member, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1969-72, 1979-85; chairman, 1979-81. Died, of cancer, in the Arlington Hospice Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 17, 2004 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Margery Craw.
  Sprague, J. D. — of David City, Butler County, Neb. Republican. Chair of Butler County Republican Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, J. F. — of Bement, Piatt County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, J. Russel — of Lawrence, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1940-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Jack E. — of Angola, Steuben County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Angola, Ind., 1965-92 (acting, 1965-66). Still living as of 1992.
  Sprague, James II — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, James — of Wyoming County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Jenks S. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 2nd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Jo Ann — of Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Republican. Elected Massachusetts state senate Bristol & Norfolk District 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Sprague, John — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, John F. — of Dover (now part of Dover-Foxcroft), Piscataquis County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 9th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, John Lewis (1855-1886) — of Gibraltar, Gibraltar. Born August 27, 1855. U.S. Vice Consul in Gibraltar, 1880-86. Died May 31, 1886 (age 30 years, 277 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Horatio Jones Sprague and Antonia Thorn (Francia) Sprague (died 1877); grandson of Horatio Sprague (1784-1848).
  Political family: Sprague family of Massachusetts.
  Sprague, John S. N. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1925-26; defeated, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Joseph — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1843-44. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Joseph H. (d. 1898) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Insurance business; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1874-78. Died July 21, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Leander — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Mansfield D. — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Canaan; elected 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Margo — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Sprague, Nathan B. — of Smithfield, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1826-27. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, O. C. — of Edgewater, Bergen County, N.J. Postmaster at Edgewater, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, O. G. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Otto Lee (1865-1944) — also known as Otto L. Sprague — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in 1865. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1911-13; mayor of Owosso, Mich., 1911-12, 1926-28; postmaster at Owosso, Mich., 1928. Died in 1944 (age about 79 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Mabel Atwood (1867-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Peleg (1756-1800) — of New Hampshire. Born in Massachusetts, 1756. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1790; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1797-99. Died in 1800 (age about 44 years). Interment at Washington Street Cemetery, Keene, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sprague, Peleg (1793-1880) — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Mass., April 27, 1793. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1825-29; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1829-35; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1834; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker); U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1841-65; resigned 1865. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 13, 1880 (age 87 years, 169 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Charles Franklin Sprague (1857-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, Peter J. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Sprague, Philip Allcock (1923-1999) — also known as Philip Sprague — of Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind. Born, in St. Anthony's Hospital, Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind., April 26, 1923. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Died October 5, 1999 (age 76 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marguerite Elizabeth (Allcock) Sprague (1893-1949) and Philip Tripp Sprague (1894-1965); married to Ruth Green (1922-1978); second cousin four times removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin thrice removed of William Sprague, Marcus Morton (1819-1891) and James Madison Turner (1820-1869).
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Sprague, R. D. — of Caledonia, Houston County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Randall D. (b. 1949) — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., 1949. Republican. Candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Sprague, Richard Louis (b. 1871) — also known as Richard L. Sprague — of Massachusetts. Born in Gibraltar, Gibraltar, of American parents, May 26, 1871. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Gibraltar, 1893-1901; U.S. Consul in Gibraltar, 1901-32. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Roger — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Roger — of Oakland County, Mich. Member Michigan territorial council, 1824-25, 1832-33 (Oakland County 1824-25, 3rd District 1832-33). Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Rufus F. — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880; member of Michigan Gold Democratic Party State Executive Committee, 1899; member of Michigan Gold Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Rufus S. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Russel See J. Russel Sprague
  Sprague, Thomas — of California. U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in La Paz, 1855-61. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Tim — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Sprague, Victor D. (d. 1941) — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900; circuit judge in Michigan 33rd Circuit, 1929-41; appointed 1929; died in office 1941. Died May 9, 1941. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, Wheeler S. — of Nether Providence, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, William (1799-1856) — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., November 3, 1799. Whig. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1832-35; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1835-37; Governor of Rhode Island, 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1842-44; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1848. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 19, 1856 (age 56 years, 351 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Anna (Potter) Sprague (1767-1828) and William Sprague (1773-1836); married, December 23, 1821, to Mary Waterman (1801-1885); uncle of William Sprague (1830-1915); third cousin once removed of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague; third cousin twice removed of John Brown, Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague (1887-1969).
  Political family: Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, William (1809-1868) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 23, 1809. Whig. U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1849-51. Methodist. Died in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., September 19, 1868 (age 59 years, 209 days). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus Sprague (1781-1823) and Elizabeth (Randall) Sprague; married, June 3, 1834, to Zeruah L. Hall (1815-1882); third cousin thrice removed of Philip Allcock Sprague (1923-1999).
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, William (1830-1915) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Narragansett, Washington County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., September 12, 1830. Republican. Governor of Rhode Island, 1860-63; resigned 1863; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1863-75. Died, from meningitis, in Paris, France, September 11, 1915 (age 84 years, 364 days). Entombed at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Amasa Sprague (1798-1843; murdered) and Fanny Francis (Morgan) Sprague (1805-1883); married, November 12, 1863, to Katherine Jane 'Kate' Chase (1840-1899; daughter of Salmon Portland Chase); married, March 8, 1883, to Dora Inez Calvert; nephew of William Sprague; third cousin thrice removed of John Brown; fourth cousin of Augustus Brown Reed Sprague; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Keene Linscott, Sidney Smythe Linscott and Charles Arthur Sprague (1887-1969).
  Political family: Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Justin E. Colburn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sprague, William B. (born c.1850) — of Andover, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Andover, Tolland County, Conn., about 1850. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1889-90; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Sprague, William Peter (1827-1899) — also known as William P. Sprague — of McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1827. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate 14th District, 1860-63; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1871-75. Died in 1899 (age about 72 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, McConnelsville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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