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TANNER (Soundex T560) — See also ARENT, ARNETT, ARTEN, DANNER, RETAN, TANNEHILL, TANNENBAUM, TARNER, TENER, THONER, THUNER, TONER, TONNER, TOONER, TOWNER, TYNER.

  TANNER: See also Blanche Tanner Alford — Leonard Ames, Jr. — Branch Tanner Archer — John Barrett — Myrtle Tanner Blacklidge — Arthur Inghram Boreman — Lawrence Sabyllia Camp — Peter Felt — Tanner Freeman — Charles Henry Gartrell — Dennison Franklin Holden — Carrington Tanner Marshall — Mary Estelle Sayers — Myra Tanner Weiss
  Tanner, Abel P. — of New London, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1904; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Adolphus Hitchcock (1833-1882) — of New York. Born in Granville, Washington County, N.Y., May 23, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1869-71. Died in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., January 14, 1882 (age 48 years, 236 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tanner, Alice Jeanne — also known as Alice J. Tanner — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 9th District, 1947-48; defeated, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Ann — of Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004; member, Rules Committee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Tanner, Archibald — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1819-29. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Arden S. — of Warren, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Warren; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Arthur E. B. — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Blanche See Blanche Tanner Alford
  Tanner, Charlene — of Kingwood, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Tanner, Charles — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Charles S. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Clifford J. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Courtney See T. Courtney Tanner
  Tanner, Edgar V. — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Third Hampden District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Esther — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Voluntown, 1934. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Frank — of Eddyville, Lyon County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Frank J. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Fred C. See Frederick Chauncey Tanner
  Tanner, Fred H. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Republican. Acting postmaster at Jefferson City, Mo., 1958-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Tanner, Fred W. — of Orleans County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
Fred C. Tanner Tanner, Frederick Chauncey (1878-1963) — also known as Fred C. Tanner — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y.; Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., April 7, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916; New York Republican state chair, 1914-17; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1915; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1918. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died, from a heart attack, in Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 23, 1963 (age 85 years, 77 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Allan Tanner (1837-1892; president of Illinois College) and Lucy Marion (Brown) Tanner (1841-1928); married, November 6, 1915, to Jane Ogden; cousin *** of Stewart Lyndon Woodford (1835-1913).
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Tanner, George C. — Born in South Carolina. U.S. Consul in Verviers, as of 1883; Liège, as of 1883; Tegucigalpa, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Gloria — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Tanner, Gordon — Indiana reporter of state courts, 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, H. A. — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Postmaster at DeLand, Fla., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, H. B. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, H. C. — of Safford, Graham County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, H. S. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Ian — of Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Tanner, J. M. — of Skagway, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial senate 1st District, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, J. Mack — of Clay County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 42nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, J. W. — of Filer, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Jack Edward (1919-2006) — Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 28, 1919. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1978; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1978-91; took senior status 1991. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 10, 2006 (age 86 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Tanner, James — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Mayor of Wheeling, Va., 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, James L. (1914-1986) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Linwood, Bay County, Mich., February 10, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1955-60; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Bay County, 1961. Died in Bangor Township, Bay County, Mich., January 14, 1986 (age 71 years, 338 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Tanner.
  Tanner, Jesse — of Renton, King County, Wash. Elected () mayor of Renton, Wash. 1999. Still living as of 1999.
  Tanner, Joe — of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Mail carrier; comedian; candidate for mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minn., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Tanner, John Riley (1844-1901) — also known as John R. Tanner — of Illinois. Born in Warrick County, Ind., April 4, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Illinois state senate, 1881; Illinois state treasurer, 1887-89; Governor of Illinois, 1897-1901. Died May 23, 1901 (age 57 years, 49 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Tanner, John S. (b. 1944) — of Union City, Obion County, Tenn. Born in Halls, Lauderdale County, Tenn., September 22, 1944. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1976-86; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 8th District, 1989-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Disciples of Christ. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Tanner, Joseph H. — of Evergreen Park, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Evergreen Park, Illinois, 1954, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Joseph M. (1894-1976) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Macon County, Mo., January 6, 1894. Democrat. Traveling salesman; druggist; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1943-58 (Jackson County 3rd District 1943-46, Jackson County 2nd District 1947-58). Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in August, 1976 (age 82 years, 0 days). Interment at Americus Cemetery, Americus, Kan.
  Relatives: Married 1912 to Edith (Wright) Hart.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Tanner, K. B. — of Eastland, Eastland County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Mack See J. Mack Tanner
  Tanner, Marietta J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Tanner, Marvin — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1831-32. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Marvin H. — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester; elected 1904; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Myra See Myra Tanner Weiss
  Tanner, Nathan — of Lansford, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Lansford, Pa., 1897-1914. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Ned H. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Tanner, Nick — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 47th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Tanner, O. M. — Christian Nationalist candidate for Missouri state auditor, 1950; Christian Nationalist candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Tanner, Oscar O. — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Mayor of Willimantic, Conn., 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Ruby — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Tanner, Sally M. — of Baldwin Park, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Tanner, T. B. — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Jefferson, Marion and Hamilton counties, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, T. Courtney — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Mayor of Bluefield, W.Va., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Tanner, The Galena: See Ulysses Simpson Grant
  Tanner, Walter C. — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Voluntown, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Wellington B. — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Postmaster at Kenmore, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Tanner, Willard Brooks (1858-1946) — also known as Willard B. Tanner — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., August 24, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1897-1902; superior court judge in Rhode Island, 1905-29. Died, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 21, 1946 (age 87 years, 270 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar A. Tanner and Agnes E. (Brooks) Tanner; married, October 12, 1886, to Annie Tingley Dunlop.


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