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STRATTON (Soundex S363) — See also BRATTON, CONTRATTO, FRATTO, RATTON, SOUTHERTON, STARTIN, STATTON, STIRTON, STRATON, STRATTMAN, STREETON, STRETTON, TRATTLER.

  STRATTON: See also W. Stratton Anderson, Jr. — Richard Walker Bolling — Benjamin Franklin Howey — Philas Stratton Jones — George Stewart Miller — Alton Brooks Parker — Stratton Shartel — Robert Theodore Stafford — Stratton Taylor
  Stratton, Asa Evans, Jr. (1844-1921) — also known as Asa E. Stratton — of Brazoria County, Tex.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Panola County, Miss., January 13, 1844. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Brazoria County Judge; Brazoria County Attorney; member of Texas state senate 10th District, 1880-84; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1884-85; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1888; candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., April 26, 1921 (age 77 years, 103 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Evans Stratton (1798-1877) and Amanda Ann (Gibbons) Stratton (died 1847); married, February 7, 1867, to Louisa Henrietta Waldman (1846-1895); married, September 27, 1904, to Ina (Lee) Smith (1864-1956); second cousin once removed of Charles Turner, Jr. (1760-1839).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stratton, Brian U. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Stratton, C. T. — of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Charles B. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Charles Creighton (1796-1859) — also known as Charles C. Stratton — of Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J., March 6, 1796. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1821, 1823, 1828; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1837-39, 1841-43; Governor of New Jersey, 1845-48. Died near Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J., March 30, 1859 (age 63 years, 24 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church New Cemetery, Swedesboro, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. James Stratton (1755-1812) and Mary (Creighton) Stratton (1762-1817); married, February 1, 1854, to Sarah Taggart (1804-1890); uncle of Benjamin Franklin Howey; second cousin of John Leake Newbold Stratton; third cousin thrice removed of Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong, Nelson Platt Wheeler (1841-1920) and William Egbert Wheeler.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stratton, Claud H. — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Daniel P. — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Circuit judge in Missouri 25th Circuit, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, David — of Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio. Mayor of Wilmington, Ohio, 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, E. A. — of Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Cattaraugus County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, E. B. — of Taylorsville, Spencer County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Edith L. — of Alexandria, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Stratton, Edward E. — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Evelyn Lundburg — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Bangkok, Thailand. Justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1996-. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Stratton, F. S. — of Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 5th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Frederick S. — of San Francisco, Calif. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, G. M. — of Clay Center, Clay County, Kan. Postmaster at Clay Center, Kan., 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, H. C. See Hubert C. Stratton
  Stratton, Hal — of New Mexico. Republican. New Mexico state attorney general, 1987-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Stratton, Henry Blake — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Thompsonville, Sullivan County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1915; postmaster at Monticello, N.Y., 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Washington Stratton (born 1838) and Sarah E. (O'Neill) Stratton.
  Stratton, Hubert C. — also known as H. C. Stratton — of Oxford, Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1907; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1913. Burial location unknown.
Ira W. Stratton Stratton, Ira Warren (1867-1934) — also known as Ira W. Stratton — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Born in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pa., May 3, 1867. Coal dealer; mayor of Reading, Pa., 1912-16; writer. Episcopalian. Died April 11, 1934 (age 66 years, 343 days). Interment at Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin F. Stratton (1826-1890) and Elizabeth Stratton; married, April 16, 1890, to Anna H. Miltemon (1866-1952).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1922)
  Stratton, Irwin C. — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1900, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Jack Sheldon III — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Stratton, John (1769-1804) — of Virginia. Born near Eastville, Northampton County, Va., August 19, 1769. U.S. Representative from Virginia at-large, 1801-03. Died in Norfolk, Va., May 10, 1804 (age 34 years, 265 days). Interment at St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Stratton (1726-1795) and Gertrude Littleton (Tazewell) Stratton (1731-1777); married, January 3, 1793, to Lucy Diggs (1772-1848).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stratton, John — of Levittown, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Stratton, John B. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1922-26. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, John Leake Newbold (1817-1899) — also known as John L. N. Stratton — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J., November 27, 1817. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1859-63. Episcopalian. Died in Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J., May 17, 1899 (age 81 years, 171 days). Interment at St. Andrew's Graveyard, Mt. Holly, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Leake Stratton (1778-1845) and Ann (Newbold) Stratton (died 1888); married, September 14, 1842, to Caroline Elizabeth Newbold (died 1897); second cousin of Charles Creighton Stratton; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Howey; third cousin thrice removed of Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong, Nelson Platt Wheeler (1841-1920) and William Egbert Wheeler.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stratton, John W. — of Austin, Scott County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Austin, Ind., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Jonathan (1791-1863) — of Thompsonville, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., August 24, 1791. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; merchant; leather business; lumber manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1843, 1851. Died in Thompsonville, Sullivan County, N.Y., August 8, 1863 (age 71 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Stratton (1754-1842) and Sarah (Darrow) Stratton (1756-1841); married, July 8, 1829, to Cornelia A. Thompson (1800-1887); third cousin of James Kilbourne (1770-1850); third cousin once removed of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829), Gold Selleck Silliman, Benjamin Silliman and Byron H. Kilbourn; third cousin twice removed of James Kilbourne (1842-1919) and Rhamanthus Melville Stocker; fourth cousin of John Taintor, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor, Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850), Israel Coe and Benjamin Douglas Silliman; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Taintor, Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley, Henry G. Taintor, William Henry Barnum (1818-1889), Lyman Wetmore Coe and Joseph Fitch Silliman.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Pitman family of Bartlett, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Stratton, Joseph (1854-1922) — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Canada, 1854. Mayor of Murray, Utah, 1904-05. Died in 1922 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Stratton, Joseph F. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Katherine H. — of Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Lemuel N. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Madeline R. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Stratton, N. L. — of Uvalde, Uvalde County, Tex. Postmaster at Uvalde, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Nathan Taylor (1813-1887) — also known as Nathan Stratton — of Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, N.J. Born near Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J., 1813. Democrat. Merchant; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1843-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1851-55. Died in Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, N.J., March 9, 1887 (age about 73 years). Interment at Baptist Cemetery, Mullica Hill, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Stratton (died 1856) and Mary (O'Riley) Stratton; married, February 11, 1836, to Sarah M. Sherwin; father of James Sherwin Stratton (1843-1864; Union soldier in Civil War; killed at Reams Station, August 25, 1864).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stratton, Nathaniel (1812-1897) — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., July 9, 1812. Democrat. Merchant; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1860-62; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1870. Died in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., December 25, 1897 (age 85 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Zerviah (Bateman) Stratton (1774-1836) and Jeremiah Stratton (1779-1851); married, April 6, 1838, to Mary B. Mulford.
  Stratton, Ralph R. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Middlesex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Riley Evans (1821-1866) — also known as Riley E. Stratton — Born in Tioga County, Pa., June 30, 1821. Justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-66; died in office 1866. Died in Oregon, December 26, 1866 (age 45 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lavinia Fields (Fitch) Stratton and Curtis Philander Stratton (1799-1873); married to Sarah Dearborn.
  Stratton, Roger F., Jr. — of Baltimore County, Md. American candidate for Maryland state senate District 13-G, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Stratton, Samuel Studdiford (1916-1990) — also known as Samuel S. Stratton — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y.; Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., September 27, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; candidate for New York state assembly from Schenectady County, 1950; mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1956-58; U.S. Representative from New York, 1959-89 (32nd District 1959-63, 35th District 1963-71, 29th District 1971-73, 28th District 1973-83, 23rd District 1983-89); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964, 1980, 1984, 1988. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Eagles. Died, in a nursing home, 1990 (age about 73 years). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stratton, Sterling Crawford — also known as Sterling C. Stratton — Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Campbell & Appomattox counties, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, T. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, Thomas C. — of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Stratton, Thomas J. — of Appomattox County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1908-13. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, W. E. — of Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark. Mayor of Helena, Ark., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Stratton, Walter S. — of Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1924 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, William C. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, William C. — of California. Member of California state assembly 17th District, 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Stratton, William Grant (1914-2001) — also known as William G. Stratton — of Morris, Grundy County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ingleside, Lake County, Ill., February 26, 1914. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1941-43, 1947-49; Illinois state treasurer, 1943-45, 1951-53; Republican candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1944 (primary), 1948; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1956, 1960 (speaker); Governor of Illinois, 1953-61; defeated in primary, 1968; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1960. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Eagles; Delta Chi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Amvets. Indicted in 1964 on income tax charges; tried and acquitted in 1965. Died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 2, 2001 (age 87 years, 4 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William Joseph Stratton (1886-1938).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about William G. Stratton: David Kenney, The Political Passage : The Career of Stratton of Illinois
  Stratton, William Joseph (1886-1938) — also known as William J. Stratton — of Ingleside, Lake County, Ill. Born in Ingleside, Lake County, Ill., January 28, 1886. Republican. Secretary of state of Illinois, 1929-33; defeated, 1936; candidate for Illinois state treasurer, 1934. Member, Elks; Woodmen; Freemasons. Died in Ingleside, Lake County, Ill., May 8, 1938 (age 52 years, 100 days). Interment at North Shore Garden of Memories, North Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John Stratton and Mary (O'Boyle) Stratton; father of William Grant Stratton (1914-2001).


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