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Stockton

STOCKTON (Soundex S323) — See also BECKTOLD, BLACKTON, FROCKT, HICKTON, KIRKTON, LAKTONEN, SPECKTOR, STOCK.

  STOCKTON: See also Robert John Conger — Richard Stockton Cumming — Stockton P. Donley — Richard Stockton Field — Joseph Holt Gaines — Robert Stockton Green — Edwin Stockton Johnson — Jacob Banks Kurtz — Richard Rush — Jerre Stockton Williams
  Stockton, Mrs. A. Henderson — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, A. J. — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Stockton, Alvin Mathias (c.1913-1997) — of New Mexico. Born about 1913. Member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1950; Speaker of the New Mexico State House of Representatives, 1953; candidate for Governor of New Mexico, 1954. Died July 2, 1997 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Gene — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Stockton, George B. — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Dunkirk, N.Y., 1853-58. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, George L. — of Jamestown, Fentress County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Gilchrist Baker (b. 1890) — also known as Gilchrist B. Stockton — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., August 20, 1890. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (alternate); U.S. Minister to Austria, 1930-33. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Stockton, Mrs. Henderson See Mrs. A. Henderson Stockton
  Stockton, J. D. — of Tryon, Polk County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Stockton, J. H. — of Salem (now part of Winston-Salem), Forsyth County, N.C. Mayor of Salem, N.C., 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, John — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, John (c.1797-1878) — of Macomb County, Mich. Born in Menallen, York County, Pa., about 1797. Member Michigan territorial council, 1824-31, 1834-35 (Macomb County 1824-31, 2nd District 1834-35); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1852; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., November 27, 1878 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Second cousin of Thomas Stockton (1781-1846).
  Stockton, John Potter (1826-1900) — also known as John P. Stockton — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., August 2, 1826. Democrat. U.S. Minister to Papal States, 1858-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1864, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee), 1880; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1865-66, 1869-75; New Jersey state attorney general, 1877-92. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 22, 1900 (age 73 years, 173 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Field Stockton; father of Richard Stockton (1857?-1929); grandson of Richard Stockton (1764-1828); great-grandson of Richard Stockton (1730-1781).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Stockton, L. B. — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Lacon D. (d. 1860) — of Des Moines County, Iowa. Justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1856-60; died in office 1860. Died June 9, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Lucius H. — of New Jersey. U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1798-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, P. A. — of New Jersey. U.S. Consul in Leipzig, 1856-61. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Richard (1730-1781) — of New Jersey. Born near Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., October 1, 1730. Associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1774; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died February 28, 1781 (age 50 years, 150 days). Interment at Stony Brook Quaker Meeting House Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Brother of Hannah Stockton (1736-1808; who married Elias Boudinot); father of Julia Stockton (1759-1848; who married Benjamin Rush and William Bradford (1755-1795)) and Richard Stockton (1764-1828); grandfather of Robert Field Stockton and Richard Stockton Field; great-grandfather of John Potter Stockton; second great-grandfather of Richard Stockton (1857?-1929).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stockton, Richard (1764-1828) — of New Jersey. Born in New Jersey, April 17, 1764. U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1789-91; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1796-99; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1813-15; member of New Jersey state legislature, 1810; received 8 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1820. Died March 7, 1828 (age 63 years, 325 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton (1730-1781); father of Robert Field Stockton; uncle of Richard Stockton Field (1803-1870); grandfather of John Potter Stockton; great-grandfather of Richard Stockton (1857?-1929).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Stockton, Richard (c.1857-1929) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1857. Democrat. Stockbroker; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1916; New Jersey Commissioner of Charities and Corrections. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1929 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Potter Stockton; married to Clemence Finch; grandson of Robert Field Stockton; great-grandson of Richard Stockton (1764-1828); second great-grandson of Richard Stockton (1730-1781).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Stockton, Richard — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Robert — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1790-91, 1793, 1795. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Robert F. — New Jersey state comptroller, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Robert Field (1795-1866) — also known as Robert F. Stockton — of New Jersey. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., August 20, 1795. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812; served in the U.S. Navy during the Mexican War; Military Governor of California, 1846-47; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1851-53. Died in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., October 7, 1866 (age 71 years, 48 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton (1764-1828); father of John Potter Stockton; grandson of Richard Stockton (1730-1781); grandfather of Richard Stockton (1857?-1929).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The city of Stockton, California, is named for him.  — The city of Stockton, Missouri, is named for him.  — The borough of Stockton, New Jersey, is named for him.  — The city of Fort Stockton, Texas, is named for him.  — Stockton Creek, a tidal channel in Monrovia, Liberia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Stockton, Ruth — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Ruthie — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Stockton, Samuel — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1849-51, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Samuel W. — Secretary of state of New Jersey, 1794-95. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Stephen (b. 1947) — also known as Steve Stockton — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 4, 1947. Lawyer; accountant; insurance executive; mayor of Bloomington, Ill., 2005-. Still living as of 2011.
  Stockton, Steve See Stephen Stockton
  Stockton, Thomas (1781-1846) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle County, Del., April 1, 1781. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee); Governor of Delaware, 1845-46; died in office 1846. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died, of heart disease, in New Castle County, Del., March 1, 1846 (age 64 years, 334 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Second cousin of John Stockton (1797?-1878).
  Stockton, Thomas R. — of Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 13th District, 1873-76. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, Truman — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stockton, W. G. — of Leflore, Le Flore County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Stockton, William T. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


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