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SPRAKER (Soundex S162) — See also AKER, BRAKER, DEKRAKER, FORAKER, FRAKER, HINDERAKER, KARRAKER, KRAKER, RAKER, SPEARBRAKER, SPRECHER, STONEBRAKER.

  Spraker, David — of Canajoharie, Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 4th District, 1836-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Spraker, Joseph — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County 2nd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Spraker, Livingston — of Palatine Bridge, Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.


SPRANGER (Soundex S165) — See also ANGER, BARRANGER, BRANGERS, GRANGER, PRANG, PRANGE, PRANGEN, PRANGER, PRANGLEY, RANGER, SPANGER, SPRENGER, SPRINGER, TRANGER.

  Spranger, Ernest — Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.


SPRATLEY (Soundex S163) — See also ATLEY, BEATLEY, BRATLIE, CATLEY, DEATLEY, FLATLEY, HATLEY, KEATLEY, OATLEY, PRATLEY, RATLIF, RATLIFF, SPARTLEY, SPRADLEY, SPRATT, WHATLEY, WHEATLEY.

  Spratley, C. Vernon — of Hampton, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1936-40. Burial location unknown.
  Spratley, Claude V., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1961-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Spratley, Ricardo — U.S. Consular Agent in Oporto, as of 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Spratley, Vernon See C. Vernon Spratley
  Spratley, William Albert — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


SPRATT (Soundex S163) — See also CYPERT, PRATS, PRATT, PRATTE, PRATTINGER, SAPORITO, SPARTA, SPATT, SPIRITO, SPORT, SPRATLEY, SPROAT, SPROTT, SPROUT, STRAP.

  SPRATT: See also Robert Spratt Cockrell — Kenton Spratt Estridge — Paul Fletcher Faison
  Spratt, George V. L. — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1934-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Spratt, J. R. — also known as Jack Spratt — of Florida. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1965-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Father of J. R. Spratt (1947-).
  Spratt, J. R. (b. 1947) — also known as Joe Spratt — of Florida. Born in Hamlet, Richmond County, N.C., March 10, 1947. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives 77th District, 1997-. Methodist. Member, Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Jaycees. Still living as of 1999.
  Relatives: Son of J. R. Spratt (1917?-).
  Spratt, Jack See J. R. Spratt
  Spratt, Joe See J. R. Spratt
  Spratt, John M. — of York, York County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936, 1964 (alternate). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, York, S.C.
  Spratt, John McKee, Jr. (b. 1942) — also known as John M. Spratt, Jr. — of York, York County, S.C. Born in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., November 1, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964 (alternate), 1996 (speaker), 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1983-. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Spratt, Leonidas William (1818-1903) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Fort Mill, York District (now York County), S.C., August 4, 1818. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died October 4, 1903 (age 85 years, 61 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of James Spratt (1771-1852) and Margaret Elizabeth (McRee) Spratt (1775-1848); married 1862 to Mary Ann Wadsworth (1832-1881).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spratt, Thomas — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1896, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Spratt, William E. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Honorary Vice-President, Democratic National Convention, 1916 ; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.


SPRAUL (Soundex S164) — See also RAUL, SPRAUVE, SPRAWL, SPROUL.

  Spraul, Thomas — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


SPRAUVE (Soundex S161) — See also SPRAUL.

  Sprauve, Elroy — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1971-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Sprauve, Garry A. — Independent candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the Virgin Islands, 2002. African ancestry. Still living as of 2002.
  Sprauve, Gaylord Arthur (b. 1935) — also known as Gaylord Sprauve — of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, December 30, 1935. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; candidate for Virgin Islands legislature from St. Thomas-St.John, 2000. African ancestry. Still living as of 2000.
  Sprauve, Gilbert A. — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Sprauve, Julius E. — Member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SPRAWL (Soundex S164) — See also PRAWDZIENSKI, RAWL, SPRAUL.

  SPRAWL: See also Norburn Decatur Wiggins


SPRAY (Soundex S160) — See also PARYS, PRAY, SPROW, SPRY.

  SPRAY: See also Mrs. Spray Clack
  Spray, Elwin — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Spray, J. — of Hobart, Lake County, Ind. Postmaster at Hobart, Ind., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Spray, J. L. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Spray, Judd — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Spray, Lester E. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 16th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


SPREAGE (Soundex S162) — See also CREAGER, KREAGER, PREACHER, PREATE, PREAUT, REAGER, SPARGO, SPRAGG, SPRAGUE, SPRIGG, TREAGER.

  Spreage, Jonathan — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1703. Burial location unknown.


SPRECACE (Soundex S162) — See also BARRECA, CACACE, ERRECA, LAGRECA, PORRECA, RECA, SCORECARD, SPARKS, SPRECHER, SPRECKELS, SPRUKS, TRECARTIN, TURECAMO, VONSPRECKEN, ZAPARACKAS.

  Sprecace, David — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


SPRECHER (Soundex S162) — See also BRECHER, ERKENBRECHER, KLAUPRECHT, LAMPRECHT, LEPRECHAUN, LIMPRECHT, PRECHTER, SPRAKER, SPRECACE, SPRECKELS, STEINBRECHER, VONSPRECKEN.

  SPRECHER: See also Andrew Anderson-Sprecher — David J. Tiede
  Sprecher, Philip F. — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Norfolk, Neb., 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Sprecher, Robert Arthur (1917-1982) — also known as Robert Sprecher — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 30, 1917. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1971-82; died in office 1982. Died May 15, 1982 (age 64 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Elaine E. Bucklo
  See also federal judicial profile


SPRECKELS (Soundex S162) — See also BRECKENRIDGE, ECKELS, FRECKENBURGH, FRECKER, GERECKE, LECHTRECKER, PRECKWINKLE, RECKER, SHRECKENGOST, SPRECACE, SPRECHER, STRECKER, VONSPRECKEN.

  SPRECKELS: See also Spencer Fayette Eddy
  Spreckels, Adolph Bernard (1857-1924) — also known as Adolph B. Spreckels — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., January 5, 1857. Republican. President, Spreckels Sugar Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884; angered by an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, on November 19, 1884, he shot and badly wounded the paper's publisher, M. H. de Young; arrested and charged with attempted murder; pleaded temporary insanity; tried in 1885 and found not guilty; president, San Francisco and San Mateo Electric Railway; vice-president, Western Sugar Company; vice-president, Oceanic Steamship Company. German ancestry. Died, from pneumonia and syphilis, in San Francisco, Calif., June 28, 1924 (age 67 years, 175 days). Entombed at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Claus Spreckels and Anna Christina (Mangels) Spreckels (1830-1910); brother of John Diedrich Spreckels (1853-1926); married to Alma de Bretteville (1881-1968).
  Political family: Spreckels family of San Francisco, California.
  Spreckels Lake, in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, is named for him.  — The Spreckels Organ Pavilion, an outdoor performance venue, in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, is named for him and his brother.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spreckels, Claus (1828-1908) — also known as "The Sugar King of Hawaii"; "His Royal Saccharinity" — Born in Lamstedt, Germany, July 9, 1828. Republican. Sugar magnate; Presidential Elector for California, 1872, 1896. German ancestry. Died in San Francisco, Calif., December 26, 1908 (age 80 years, 170 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Christina Mangels (1830-1910); father of John Diedrich Spreckels and Adolph Bernard Spreckels (1857-1924).
  Political family: Spreckels family of San Francisco, California.
  The community (former company town) of Spreckels, California, is named for him.  — The community (former company town) of Spreckelsville, Hawaii, is named for him.  — Claus-Spreckels-Strasse, a street in Lamstedt, Germany, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spreckels, John Diedrich (1853-1926) — also known as John D. Spreckels — of San Francisco, Calif.; Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., August 16, 1853. Republican. Founder and president, Oceanic Steamship Company; president, Western Sugar Company; owned the Hotel de Coronado, the San Diego Electric Railway, newspapers in San Francisco and San Diego; built the San Diego and Arizona Railway, from San Diego to Calexico; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896, 1924; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1896. German ancestry. Died in Coronado, San Diego County, Calif., June 7, 1926 (age 72 years, 295 days). Entombed at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Claus Spreckels and Anna Christina (Mangels) Spreckels (1830-1910); brother of Adolph Bernard Spreckels (1857-1924); married 1877 to Lillie C. Siebein (1855-1924).
  Political family: Spreckels family of San Francisco, California.
  The Spreckels Theatre, in San Diego, California, is named for him.  — Spreckels Elementary School, in San Diego, California, is named for him.  — Spreckels Park, in Coronado, California, is named for him.  — The Spreckels Organ Pavilion, an outdoor performance venue, in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, is named for him and his brother.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


SPREEN (Soundex S165) — See also ASPRINIO, CIPRANI, CIPRIANI, CIPRIANO, CYPRIAN, CYPRIEN, PREEN, SANTSPREE, SPORN.

  SPREEN: See also Robert Franklin Jones


SPREITZER (Soundex S163) — See also DREITZLER, GREITZER, KREITZER, REITZ, REITZE, REITZEL, SCHWEITZER, SEITZER, SPRITZER, SWEITZER, TREITZ, WEITZER.

  Spreitzer, Joseph V. — of Allegan, Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Allegan, Mich., 1966-86 (acting, 1966-68). Still living as of 1986.


SPRENG (Soundex S165) — See also SPRENGER, SPRENKEL, SPRENKLE, SPRING, SPRUNG.

  Spreng, Michael John — of Florissant, St. Louis County, Mo. Candidate for mayor of Florissant, Mo., 2011. Still living as of 2011.


SPRENGER (Soundex S165) — See also ENGER, FRENGER, LORENGEL, RENGE, RENGERMAN, SPRANGER, SPRENG, SPRENKEL, SPRENKLE, SPRINGER, STRENGER.

  Sprenger, Charles C. G. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1906; defeated, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Sprenger, J. J. — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Consul in Dresden, 1859-60; Venice, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Sprenger, William A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.


SPRENKEL (Soundex S165) — See also BROMENSCHENKEL, BRUMENSHENKEL, FRENKEL, GRENKE, HENKEL, HENKELS, KRENKEL, MUENKEL, RENKEMA, RENKER, SPRENG, SPRENGER, SPRENKLE, SPRINKEL, SUENKEL.

  Sprenkel, John W. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Bucks County 1st District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SPRENKLE (Soundex S165) — See also HENKLE, SIENKLEWICZ, SPRENG, SPRENGER, SPRENKEL, SPRINKLE.

  SPRENKLE: See also Ralph W. Hess
  Sprenkle, Alvin — of Slater, Saline County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Saline County, 1934. Burial location unknown.


SPRESSER (Soundex S162) — See also BERGSTRESSER, BERKSTRESSER, BERSTRESSER, CIPRESSO, DRESSER, ESSER, GRESSER, PRESS, PRESSER, PRESSL, PRESSLER, PRESSLEY, PRESSLY, PRESSMAN, PRESSNALL, PRESSON, SPROESSER.

  Spresser, J. W. — of Taylorville, Christian County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for Illinois state senate 40th District, 1934; mayor of Taylorville, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SPREYER (Soundex S166) — See also BREYER, DREYER, DUPREY, EYER, FREYE, FREYER, FREYERMUTH, GRANDPREY, LAMPREY, PREY, PREYER, REYES, SPEYER, SPOERER, SPOHRER, SPORER, SPURRIER, ZIPPERER.

  Spreyer, Charles C. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1904. Burial location unknown.


SPRICK (Soundex S162) — See also BISHOPRICK, PRICKETT, PRICKITT, RICK, SEPARK, SPARHAWK, SPARK, SPARKY, SPIRK, SPRIK.

  Sprick, A. W. — of Fontanelle, Washington County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Sprick, Dan T. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1945-47; member of Arkansas state senate, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Sprick, William — of White Lake, Aurora County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 15th District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.


SPRIGADE (Soundex S162) — See also BRIGADIER, GADE, GADEKE, RENEGADE, SPRIGG, SPRIGGINS, SPRIGGS, SPRIGMAN.

  Sprigade, Herman Emil (1891-1976) — also known as Herman E. Sprigade; "Bunny" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Douglaston, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 25, 1891. Republican. Real estate business; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 15th District, 1920, 1921; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1924; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. German ancestry. Died in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1976 (age about 85 years). Interment at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Emma Sprigade (1856-1931) and Carl Sprigade (born 1842).


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