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STEARNS (Soundex S365) — See also EARNSHAW, FEARNSIDE, KEARNS, MEARNS, SARSTEN, STARNES, STEARN, STEARNE, STEARNES, STEARNEY, STERNS, STRANZ, STRUANCE, STRUNZ, TEARE, YEARNS.

  STEARNS: See also Roger Ward Babson — Thomas Meinhard Balliet — J. Stearns Cushing — Alexander Warren Fairbank — Carter Henry Harrison II — Rufus Heaton — Paul Churchill Hutton — Jasper McLevy — Homer Augustus Nelson — Austin Scott — Stearns Fisher Smith — Mason Turner
  Stearns, Abel (1798-1871) — also known as "Cara de Caballo"; "Horse Face" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Lunenburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 9, 1798. Delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1849; member of California state assembly, 1851-52, 1861-62 (2nd District 1851-52, 1st District 1861-62). Died in San Francisco, Calif., August 23, 1871 (age 73 years, 195 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Stearns and Elizabeth (Goodrich) Stearns; married 1841 to Arcadia Bandini (1825-1912).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Abel Stearns (built 1942, scrapped 1966) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Stearns, Albert John (1873-1959) — also known as Albert J. Stearns — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, October 9, 1873. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, May 10, 1959 (age 85 years, 213 days). Interment at Center Lovell Cemetery, Center Lovell, Lovell, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph F. Stearns (1842-1905) and Ellen (Russell) Stearns (1847-1931); married 1900 to Alice Marion Wheeler (1878-1946); married 1948 to Theresa R. Richmond (1882-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stearns, Alfred W. — of Snows Falls, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at Snows Falls, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Allan M. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1897-99; defeated, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Aretas E. — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Asa F. — of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Postmaster at Rumford, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Asahel (1774-1839) — of Massachusetts. Born in Massachusetts, 1774. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1815-17. Died in 1839 (age about 65 years). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Wentworth Whitney (1772-1842).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stearns, Mrs. C. C. — of Hayden, Routt County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, C. Parker — of Andover, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Andover; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Mrs. Carl G. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1944, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Charles H. — of Johnson, Lamoille County, Vt. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1904-06; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Charles T. — of Minnesota. Member Minnesota territorial council 3rd District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Christine — of Ewing, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Stearns, Mrs. Clark D. See Edith S. Stearns
  Stearns, Clark Daniel (b. 1870) — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in 1870. U.S. Navy officer; Governor of American Samoa; in 1921, he was relieved of duty as commander of the U.S. Navy ship Michigan, for allowing the men under his command to organize committees; in 1923, he was chief of emergency relief work following an earthquake in Japan, and received a medal from the Japanese Red Cross; after the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, he sent the medal back to Japan. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Edith S. Stearns (1878?-1958).
  Stearns, Cliff See Clifford Bundy Stearns
  Stearns, Clifford Bundy (b. 1941) — also known as Cliff Stearns — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla. Born in Washington, D.C., April 16, 1941. Republican. U.S. Representative from Florida 6th District, 1989-. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Stearns, Clifford D. — of Hinsdale, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Hinsdale, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, D. C. — of Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Postmaster at Berea, Ohio, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, D. Manfield — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, David — of De Queen, Sevier County, Ark. Republican. Chair of Sevier County Republican Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Stearns, David B. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Stearns, Dewey See R. Dewey Stearns
  Stearns, Mrs. Donald — of Marshall, Lyon County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Stearns, Edith S. (c.1878-1958) — also known as Mrs. Clark D. Stearns — of Florida. Born about 1878. Republican. Founder and president, Pan American League; candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1944. Female. Died in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 30, 1958 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Clark Daniel Stearns (1870-?).
  Stearns, Edward — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Edwin — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1850-51; Connecticut state treasurer, 1852-54. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Elisha — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland, 1828, 1838-39; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Elliott Edmund (1891-1969) — also known as Elliott E. Stearns — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born October 7, 1891. Honorary Consul for Belgium in Cleveland, Ohio, 1923-59. Died June 23, 1969 (age 77 years, 259 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Adelbert Stearns (1858-1932) and Lillian Grant (Platt) Stearns (1863-1911); married 1915 to Sarah Hoyt (1894-1930); married 1932 to Blanche Josephine Hoyt (1902-1996; sister of first wife).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stearns, Ezra S. — of Rindge, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 14th District, 1887-90; secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1891-99. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, F. P. — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Postmaster at Shawnee, Okla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Foster Waterman (1881-1956) — also known as Foster Stearns — of Hancock, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hull, Plymouth County, Mass., July 29, 1881. Republican. Librarian; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1937; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1939-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940, 1948. Died June 4, 1956 (age 74 years, 311 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stearns, Francis A. — of Corona, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Corona, Calif., 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  Stearns, Frank W. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Franklin — of Virginia. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Virginia, 1868-72. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, George F. — of Mecosta County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, George H. (1838-1929) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born April 22, 1838. Mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1885-86; member of New Hampshire state senate 19th District, 1889-90. Died August 21, 1929 (age 91 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, George M. — of Massachusetts. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, H. I. — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 22nd District, 1889-90; member of South Dakota state senate 20th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Henry A. — of Lincoln, Providence County, R.I. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, I. C. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, J. C. — of Vermont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, J. P. — of Santa Barbara County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, J. Thomas — of Fremont, Sullivan County, N.Y.; Morrisania, New York County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884 (alternate), 1892; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, James, Jr. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Jared N. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, John — of New York. Member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1809-13. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Joseph T. — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Justus Smith (1845-1933) — also known as Justus S. Stearns — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Pomfret town, Chautauqua County, N.Y., April 10, 1845. Republican. Lumber business; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1892; secretary of state of Michigan, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Died in Ludington, Mason County, Mich., February 14, 1933 (age 87 years, 310 days). Interment somewhere in Ludington, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Heman S. Stearns; married 1869 to Paulina Lyon (died 1904).
  Stearns, L. A. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Manfield See D. Manfield Stearns
  Stearns, Marcellus Lovejoy (1839-1891) — also known as Marcellus L. Stearns — of Florida. Born April 29, 1839. Republican. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Gadsden and Liberty counties, 1868; Lieutenant Governor of Florida, 1873-74; Governor of Florida, 1874-77; defeated, 1876. Died December 8, 1891 (age 52 years, 223 days). Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Melvin J. — of Massena, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Postmaster at Massena, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Monteagle (b. 1924) — of Massachusetts. Born in 1924. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Ivory Coast, 1976-79; Greece, 1981-85. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Stearns, Onslow (1810-1878) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born August 30, 1810. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1862-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864; Governor of New Hampshire, 1869-71. Died December 29, 1878 (age 68 years, 121 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  Relatives: Father of Mary L. Stearns (who married John Rutter Brooke (1838-1926)).
  Stearns, Ozora Pierson (1831-1896) — also known as Ozora P. Stearns — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in DeKalb, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., January 15, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; Olmsted County Prosecuting Attorney, 1861; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Rochester, Minn., 1866-68; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1871; district judge in Minnesota 11th District, 1874-95. Died in Pacific Beach, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., June 2, 1896 (age 65 years, 139 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stearns, Parker See C. Parker Stearns
  Stearns, Perry J. — of Wisconsin. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1950; candidate in primary for justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Peter — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, R. A. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1874-75, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, R. Dewey — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1959-61; candidate for Michigan state senate 34th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Stearns, Richard Gaylore (b. 1944) — Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1944. U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1993-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Stearns, Robert L. — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Rosina D. — of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Seargent P. — U.S. Consul General in Montreal, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Thomas See J. Thomas Stearns
  Stearns, Valette D. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. First selectman of Mansfield, Connecticut, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Wallace — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Wesley J. (1868-1966) — of Stanton, Montcalm County, Mich. Born in Iowa, May 20, 1868. Republican. Meat merchant; farmer; Montcalm County Treasurer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Montcalm County, 1917-20. English ancestry. Died in 1966 (age about 98 years). Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, Willard — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Adrian, Mich., 1885-90; mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, William B. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Stearns, William M. — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Durham 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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