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STAFFORD (Soundex S316) — See also BIGGERSTAFF, BIGSTAFF, BUCKSTAFF, CRAFFORD, FORD, GAFFORD, GRINDSTAFF, HAFFORD, LAFFORD, LONGSTAFF, PAFFORD, SAFFORD, SPAFFORD, STAFF, STAFFELLI, STAFFES, STAFFIERI, STAFFILANO, STAFFIN, STEFFERUD, SWAFFORD, TRAFFORD, WAFFORD, WAGSTAFF.

  STAFFORD: See also Stafford Campbell — Robert Gregg Cherry — Stafford C. Cleveland — George Milton Corlett — Stafford A. Dowsett — Stukely Stafford Ellsworth, Sr. — Lynn Joseph Frazier — Stafford Grady — Samuel Ralph Harlow — Everett Hutchinson — Bela Whipple Jenks — Charles Gasham Jones — Stafford Jones — Stafford King — Stafford L. Lambert — Matthew Maguire — John Stafford McMillin — G. Stafford Owen — Louis Frisbie Payn — W. Stafford Reid — Harmon Liveright Remmel — David Jennings Rose — Carmi Reddick Smith
  Stafford, A. D. — of Independence, Kenton County, Ky. Postmaster at Independence, Ky., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Aaron — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Albert I. — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1943-66 (acting, 1943-44). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Amos W. — of Geneva, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Bernard L. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1938-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Bill See William P. Stafford
  Stafford, C. W. — of Andover, Day County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 38th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Charles Burke — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Charles F. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1949-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Clayton — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1883-84, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Dale B. (1908-1973) — Born in 1908. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1955. Died in 1973 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Damian — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Stafford, De Witt — Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Dorothy — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Stafford, Edmund — of Port Blakely, Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, Wash. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Edward Russel — Dry candidate for delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, F. A. — of Minnesota. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, F. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Frank D. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Mayor of North Adams, Mass., 1903-04, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Fred P. — of Briarcliff Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, George M. — of Kansas. Republican. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1967-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Stafford, Gilbert See J. Gilbert Stafford
  Stafford, Harrold — of Camden, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Stafford, Harry — of Carbondale, Jackson County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Jackson County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Harry F. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Helen (1917-2011) — also known as Helen Content Kelley; Mrs. Robert T. Stafford — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., September 3, 1917. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1960. Female. Died in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., February 26, 2011 (age 93 years, 176 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, Vt.
  Relatives: Daughter of Herbert Thomas Stafford (1880-1935) and Madeline (Babbitt) Stafford (1885-1947); married, October 15, 1938, to Robert Theodore Stafford (1913-2006).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stafford, Henry — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Henry Hinckley (1833-1911) — also known as Henry H. Stafford — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich.; Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y.; Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 6, 1833. Republican. Druggist; mayor of Marquette, Mich., 1871; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County 1st District, 1877-78. Died in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 26, 1911 (age 78 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Granduncle by marriage of Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Stafford, Irving B. — of Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Beacon, N.Y., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, J. A. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1928, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, J. A. — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Stafford, J. Gilbert (b. 1856) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Halifax, Windham County, Vt., January 28, 1856. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Brattleboro, 1910. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, James A. (d. 2002) — of Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Williston, Levy County, Fla. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; real estate broker; appraiser; mayor of Lake Worth, Fla., 1954-55. Died in Williston, Levy County, Fla., August 2, 2002. Interment at Willis Family Cemetery, Williston, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Stafford (newspaper publisher).
  Stafford, James J. — of Clark County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clark County, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, James J. — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Delegate to Montana convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, John — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Stafford, John A. (1884-1923) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, August 26, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1915. He worried his friends by talking about suicide, and was hospitalized overnight; the next day, he apparently threw himself in front of an oncoming train, and was killed, in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., October 17, 1923 (age 39 years, 52 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Stafford and Mary (Brury) Stafford.
  Stafford, John C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 8th District, 1932, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, John M. — of Forsyth County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 32nd District, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Joseph — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1743-44. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Joseph, Jr. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Joseph C. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1846-48. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Kay — of Latham, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Stafford, Lawrence J. — of California. Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from California 46th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Stafford, Mabel R. — of Wallingford, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Stafford, Mamie — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Stafford, Matthew W. — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Joplin, Mo., 1877-85. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Maurice L. — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. U.S. Consul in Barranquilla, as of 1922-24; London, as of 1926; Madrid, as of 1929; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1938; Guadalajara, 1941; Mexico City, 1941. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, R. N. — of Mineola, Wood County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 7th District, 1899-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Ralph — of Wallingford, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Rick — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996, 2000, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 2008; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Stafford, Robert G. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Emmet District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Mrs. Robert T. See Helen Stafford
  Stafford, Robert Theodore (1913-2006) — also known as Robert T. Stafford — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., August 8, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Rutland County State's Attorney, 1947-51; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; Vermont state attorney general, 1955-57; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1957-59; Governor of Vermont, 1959-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1960; U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1961-71; resigned 1971; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1971-89; appointed 1971. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Eagles; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., December 23, 2006 (age 93 years, 137 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Bert Linus Stafford (1877-1941) and Mabel R. (Stratton) Stafford (1883-1976); married, October 15, 1938, to Helen Content Kelley (1917-2011).
  The Robert T. Stafford Student Loan Program (established 1965 as the Federal Guaranteed Student Loan Program; renamed 1988) is named for him.  — The Robert T. Stafford White Rocks National Recreation Area (established 1984 as White Rocks National Recreation Area; renamed 2006), in Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor counties, Vermont, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stafford, Ronald B. (1935-2005) — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Born in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., June 29, 1935. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1966-2002 (48th District 1966, 42nd District 1967-72, 43rd District 1973-82, 45th District 1983-2002). Died, of lung cancer, in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., June 24, 2005 (age 69 years, 360 days). Entombed at Evergreen Cemetery, Canton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 2000 to Kay McCabe.
  Cross-reference: Robert A. Regan
  The Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena (renamed 1987), at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stafford, Roy — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma Territory, 1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Samuel S. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County 2nd District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Tracy (b. 1948) — of Wilton Manors, Broward County, Fla. Born in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., January 2, 1948. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives 92nd District, 1991-. Protestant. Member, Optimist Club; Phi Kappa Psi. Still living as of 1999.
  Stafford, W. A. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, W. M. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Galveston, Tex., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Walter G. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Laconia 1st Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, Walter Jerome — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 21st District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Stafford, Wendell Phillips (1861-1953) — Born in Barre, Washington County, Vt., May 1, 1861. Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1904-31; retired 1931. Died April 21, 1953 (age 91 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Stafford, Willard A. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Little Falls, N.Y., 1870-82. Burial location unknown.
  Stafford, William A., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1969-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Stafford, William Henry (1869-1957) — also known as William H. Stafford — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., October 12, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1903-11, 1913-19, 1921-23, 1929-33; defeated, 1922; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1938. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., April 22, 1957 (age 87 years, 192 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stafford, William Henry, Jr. (b. 1931) — Born in Masury, Trumbull County, Ohio, 1931. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 1975-96; took senior status 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Stafford, William P. (b. 1933) — also known as Bill Stafford — of Princeton, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Mercer County, W.Va., August 3, 1933. Republican. Owner, Princeton Machinery Services and Princeton Electrolating; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1970. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; National Rifle Association. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Elbert Luther Stafford and Willie (Waddell) Stafford; married, February 24, 1962, to Ann Hunnicutt.


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