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STOKES (Soundex S322) — See also BROOKES, DOKES, FOKES, KOOKESH, NOKES, OKES, OKESON, SHESTOKAS, SPOKESFIELD, STACKHOUSE, STAKES, STOES, STOKE, STOKELY, STOKER, STOKESBURY, STOKLAS, STOKLEY, STOUKAS, STUKES, TOKE, TOKER.

  STOKES: See also David Clinton Appleby — William Stokes Boney — Hiram A. Boucher — W. Stokes Boyd — Walter Fabien Boyle — Travis Wayne Childers — William Stokes Farrell — Stokes Andrew Hurst — Omer Stokes Jackson — Nicholas de Belleville Katzenbach — Claude Roy Kirk, Jr. — Harry S. McAlpin — John Yetter McCollister
  Stokes, Albert W. — of Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westbrook; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Andrea E. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Stokes, Arlene — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1973. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Stokes, Arthur C. (d. 1940) — of Nebraska. Member of University of Nebraska board of regents, 1931-40; died in office 1940. Died in 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Bordeaux W. — of New Jersey. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Carl — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1999. African ancestry. Still living as of 1999.
  Stokes, Carl Burton (1927-1996) — also known as Carl B. Stokes — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1927. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1962; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1968-71; defeated, 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; municipal judge in Ohio, 1983-94; U.S. Ambassador to Seychelles, 1994-95. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Died of cancer, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 3, 1996 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Louis Stokes (1925-2015).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books about Carl B. Stokes: Leonard N. Moore, Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power
  Stokes, Charles E. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1910; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Charles M. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1948, 1952 (speaker). African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Claude A. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Stokes, Connie — of Georgia. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Stokes, David — Republican. Presidential Elector for Missouri, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Stokes, David F. — of Carrollton, Pickens County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Stokes, David Lee — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 7th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
Don G. Stokes Stokes, Don G. (b. 1859) — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Born in Buffalo, Wright County, Minn., January 8, 1859. Republican. Sawmill owner; merchant; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 32nd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Stokes, Edward Casper (1860-1942) — also known as Edward C. Stokes — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 22, 1860. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1891-92; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1893-1901; Governor of New Jersey, 1905-08; defeated, 1913; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920, 1924; New Jersey Republican state chair, 1925; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1928; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933. Died November 4, 1942 (age 81 years, 317 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Millville, N.J.
  Stokes, Edward J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Edward Lowber (1880-1964) — also known as Edward L. Stokes — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 29, 1880. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1930; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1931-35 (2nd District 1931-33, 6th District 1933-35); defeated, 1950; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1934. Died in Willistown Township, Chester County, Pa., November 8, 1964 (age 84 years, 40 days). Interment at Old St. David's Church Cemetery, Radnor, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stokes, Edward T. — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Emily B. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Stokes, Emlen See S. Emlen Stokes
  Stokes, Eunice — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Stokes, Evelyn — of Cambridge, Isanti County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Stokes, Granville — of Ocean City, Worcester County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Ocean City, Md., 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Granville W. — Member of Ohio state senate 2nd District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, H. D. — of Cambridge, Isanti County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Stokes, Hugh H. — of Flandreau, Moody County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1923-26, 1943-52 (21st District 1923-26, 19th District 1943-52); member of South Dakota state senate 17th District, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Isaac — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, J. G. Phelps — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, J. William See James William Stokes
  Stokes, James William (1853-1901) — also known as J. William Stokes — of Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C. Born near Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C., December 12, 1853. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state senate, 1890; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1895-96, 1896-1901 (7th District 1895-96, 1896-1901, 6th District 1901); defeated, 1894; died in office 1901. Died in Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C., July 6, 1901 (age 47 years, 206 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Orangeburg, S.C.
  Cross-reference: A. Frank Lever
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stokes, Jarett — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, John (1756-1790) — Born in Virginia, March 20, 1756. U.S. District Judge for North Carolina, 1790; died in office 1790. Died October 12, 1790 (age 34 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Stokes, John — of San Marcos, Hays County, Tex. Mayor of San Marcos, Tex., 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Stokes, John W. — of Georgia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Stokes, Jordan — Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1851-53. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Joseph M. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Leonard — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Stokes, Louis (1925-2015) — of Warrensville Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 23, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1969-99 (21st District 1969-93, 11th District 1993-99); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972, 1996. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha Psi. Arrested for drunken driving in 1983; convicted on a lesser charge and fined. Died August 18, 2015 (age 90 years, 176 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Stokes, Lynn A. (b. 1902) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Morrisville, Polk County, Mo., January 8, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; electrician; real estate dealer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1949-50. Protestant. Member, Knights of Pythias; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 1, 1932, to Juanita E. Skelley.
  Stokes, Marian — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Stokes, Martha H. — of Carrollton, Pickens County, Ala. Republican. Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2000, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Stokes, Montfort (1762-1842) — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., March 12, 1762. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1816-23; Governor of North Carolina, 1830-32. Died November 4, 1842 (age 80 years, 237 days). Interment at Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Okla.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of James Wellborn (1767-1854).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stokes, O. O. — of Harding, Harding County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1905-08, 1913-14 (47th District 1905-08, 55th District 1913-14); member of South Dakota state senate 41st District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Perry — of Guthrie, Todd County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Stokes, Peter (1822-1904) — of Branchville, Orangeburg District (now Orangeburg County), S.C. Born January 7, 1822. Physician; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Bartholomew's, 1860-62. Methodist. Died May 16, 1904 (age 82 years, 130 days). Interment at Stokes-Connor-Williams Family Cemetery, Smoaks, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Williams Stokes (1788-1850) and Ann (Risher) Stokes (1790-1860).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stokes, Phelps See J. G. Phelps Stokes
  Stokes, R. E. See Ralph Stokes
  Stokes, Ralph — also known as R. E. Stokes — of Alabama. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Stokes, Robert B. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1860-62. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Robert F. — of Clairton, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Mayor of Clairton, Pa., 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Stokes, Robert F. — of Whitehall, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Stokes, Robert T. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Robert W. — of Oklahoma. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Stokes, Ronald L. — of Massillon, Stark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Stokes, Rose Pastor — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Indicted in 1918 for sedition over a speech she made in Kansas City, and released on bail; arrested in Stamford, Conn., in September, 1921, to prevent her from giving a speech there; candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1921. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, S. Emlen — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1937-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Spencer (born c.1964) — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born about 1964. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Stokes, Susan B. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1992, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Stokes, Thomas E. — of Darlington, Darlington County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Darlington, S.C., 1928-40 (acting, 1928-31). Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Thomas H. — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Stokes, Thomas H. — of Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass. Independent candidate for Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Berkshire District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Stokes, V. M. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, W. W. See Walter W. Stokes
  Stokes, Walter F. — of Trenton, Wayne County, Mich. Village president of Trenton, Michigan; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
Walter W. Stokes Stokes, Walter W. (b. 1880) — also known as W. W. Stokes — of Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y. Born in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt., August 10, 1880. Republican. Member of New York state senate, 1933-52 (39th District 1933-44, 44th District 1945-52). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Stokes, Will C. See William Carswell Stokes
  Stokes, William See James William Stokes
  Stokes, William — of Reidsville, Rockingham County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, William A. — Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan and Ulster counties, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, William Brickly (1814-1897) — of Liberty, DeKalb County, Tenn. Born in North Carolina, 1814. Republican. Member of Tennessee state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1859-61, 1865-71 (4th District 1859-61, 3rd District 1865-71); delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1868-70. Died in 1897 (age about 83 years). Interment at East View Cemetery, Alexandria, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stokes, William Carswell — also known as Will C. Stokes — of Twiggs County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Twiggs County, 1929-31, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Stokes, Winston — of Bunkie, Avoyelles Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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