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SUMNER (Soundex S560) — See also BLUMNER, BREMNER, CHUMNEY, HAMNER, LIMNER, MUSNER, RUMNEY, SEMINARA, SEMINERIO, SIMONAIRE, SUMMER, SUMNERS, SUMNICHT.

  SUMNER: See also Nathan Appleton — Thomas Blount — John Walter Lambeth, Sr. — Robert Lucas — Edgar Backus Schermerhorn — Arthur Sewall — Sumner Sewall — Benjamin Hinton Steele — Charles Sumner Winans
  Sumner, A. B. — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Albert E. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Ben O. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 23rd District, 1934, 1936, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Bruce W. — of Balboa Island, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 40th District, 1986; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Sumner, Caleb D. — of Bedford Township, Monroe County, Mich. Supervisor of Bedford Township, Monroe County, Michigan, 1855-57, 1858-61, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
Charles Sumner Sumner, Charles (1811-1874) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 6, 1811. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1848; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1851-74; died in office 1874. In May, 1856, he suffered severe injuries in an assault by South Carolina Rep. Preston S. Brooks, who was furious over an anti-slavery speech. Died in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1874 (age 63 years, 64 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; statue erected 1879 at Boston Public Garden, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney Sumner (1776-1839) and Relief (Jacob) Sumner (1785-1866); married 1866 to Alice Mason Hooper; fourth cousin of Israel Washburn and Reuel Washburn; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn (1822-1889) and William Drew Washburn.
  Political families: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: L. M. Keitt
  Other politicians named for him: Charles S. CairnsCharles Sumner BirdCharles S. ChaseCharles S. AshleyCharles Sumner HamlinCharles S. WinansCharles S. EastmanCharles Sumner Bird, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Sumner, Charles A. — of Missouri. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Charles Allen (1835-1903) — of Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., August 2, 1835. Democrat. Member of Nevada state senate, 1865-68; U.S. Representative from California at-large, 1883-85; defeated, 1884. Died in San Francisco, Calif., January 31, 1903 (age 67 years, 182 days). Interment at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sumner, Charles F. — of Connecticut. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Charles F. — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton; elected 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Charles J. — of Delavan, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Clifford W. — of Washington County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Washington County, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Daniel Hadley (1837-1903) — of Wisconsin. Born in New York, September 15, 1837. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1883-85. Died May 29, 1903 (age 65 years, 256 days). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sumner, David E. — of Gates County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gates County, 1819. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Duke W. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1805-06. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Edward C. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1876-79. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Elliot B. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, F. Warren — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Consul-General for Siam in New York, N.Y., 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Frederick A. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Whig. Postmaster at Pawtucket, R.I., 1844-49. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, George G. (1841-1906) — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hebron, Tolland County, Conn., January 14, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1867; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1878-80; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1883-85; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1887-88. Died, in a hospital at Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., September 20, 1906 (age 65 years, 249 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of David Gallup (1820?-?).
  Sumner, George S. — of California. Member of California state assembly 24th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, George W. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County 1st District, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Henry T. — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Increase (1746-1799) — of Massachusetts. Born November 27, 1746. Justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1782-97; Governor of Massachusetts, 1797-99; died in office 1799. Died June 7, 1799 (age 52 years, 192 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.
  Sumner, J. White — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton; defeated, 1904; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Jackson A. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, James, Jr. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 2nd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, James — Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1885 (Greenback), 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, James B. — of Gates County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gates County, 1790. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, James B. — of St. Louis, Gratiot County, Mich. Democrat. Hotel proprietor; mayor of St. Louis, Mich., 1935-37, 1938; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Gratiot County, 1938; candidate for Michigan state senate 25th District, 1940, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Jane — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1966. Female. Still living as of 1966.
  Sumner, Jessie (1898-1994) — of Milford, Iroquois County, Ill. Born in Illinois, 1898. Republican. State court judge in Illinois, 1937; U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1939-47. Female. Died in 1994 (age about 96 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sumner, Jethro — of Gates County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Gates County, 1780-82. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, John — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Village president of Jackson, Michigan, 1847-48, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, John B. — of Arden, Buncombe County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, John J. — of Lambertville, Monroe County, Mich. Supervisor of Bedford Township, Monroe County, Michigan, 1869-73, 1880-81; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County 3rd District, 1871-72; member of Michigan state senate 5th District, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, John J. — of Lambertville, Monroe County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Lambertville, Mich., 1871-83. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, John N. — of Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Linda — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Sumner, Mark, Sr. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Asheville, N.C., 1949-66. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Roger — U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, as of 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Ruth V. — of Adel, Dallas County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Sam R. — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Thomas E. — of Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Thomas M. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Wallace — Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, Warren See F. Warren Sumner
  Sumner, White See J. White Sumner
  Sumner, William — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Sumner, William M. — of Carrollton, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Carrollton, Tex., 1958-73 (acting, 1958-59). Still living as of 1973.


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