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TERRY (Soundex T600) — See also DERRY, FERRY, STERRY, TARRY, TERIE, TERRA, TERREE, TERREY, TERRI, TERRIE, TERRYCINA, TERRYLL, THIERY, THIRY, TIREY, TURRY, TYER, TYRE, TYREE.

  TERRY: See also Walter Gilbert Alexander — Henry Cornelius Burnett — Thomas Terry Connally — William Lewis Douglas — Charles J. Gardner — Miles Welton Lord — Walter Loomis Sessions — Jabez Terry Taylor — Stewart Lyndon Woodford
  Terry, Mrs. Alvah L. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Angelica L. — of Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Terry, Benjamin Franklin (1821-1861) — also known as Frank Terry — Born in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., February 18, 1821. Planter; in 1844, he was attacked by two rebellious slaves with knives and axes; railroad builder; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Shot and killed in action while leading Terry's Texas Rangers at the battle of Woodsonville (also called Rowlett's Station), in Hart County, Ky., December 17, 1861 (age 40 years, 302 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Fort Bend County, Tex.; reinterment in 1880 at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Royal Terry (1792-1877) and Sarah David (Smith) Terry (1793-1837); brother of David Smith Terry (1823-1889); married, October 12, 1841, to Mary Bingham (1821-1876).
  Political family: Runnels-Terry family of Houston, Texas.
  Terry County, Tex. is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Terry, Byron — of Hughes Springs, Cass County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Terry, C. E. — of Clarksville, Red River County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Carl A. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Charles Dutton (b. 1877) — also known as Charles D. Terry — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Born in Kewanee, Henry County, Ill., August 26, 1877. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Catholic. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Trask Terry and Ella (Dutton) Terry; married, October 24, 1905, to Bertha Ione Browne (died 1916); married, June 1, 1921, to Catherine Cecilia McQuade.
  Terry, Charles E. — of Pennsylvania. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 44th District, 1904-29. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Charles Edward, Jr. — Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 25th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Terry, Charles Laymen, Jr. (1900-1970) — also known as Charles L. Terry, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., September 17, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936, 1968; secretary of state of Delaware, 1937-38; superior court judge in Delaware, 1938-62; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1962-64; chief justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1963-64; Governor of Delaware, 1965-69; defeated, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 6, 1970 (age 69 years, 142 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Laymen Terry (1862-1939) and Elizabeth B. (Maxson) Terry (1872-1953); married, June 30, 1924, to Jessica Irby (1900-1989).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Terry, Charles T. — U.S. Vice Consul in Venice, as of 1932-38. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Charles W. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Clark O. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Cora L. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Mrs. D. D. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Daniel A. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000 (alternate), 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Terry, Daniel F. — of Willimantic, Windham, Windham County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Daniel T. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1808-09. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Darwin Joe — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Terry, David Dickson (1881-1963) — also known as David D. Terry — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 31, 1881. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1933; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1933-43; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1942. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 6, 1963 (age 82 years, 248 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of William Leake Terry (1850-1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Terry, David Smith (1823-1889) — also known as David S. Terry — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex.; San Francisco, Calif.; Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Christian County (part now in Todd County), Ky., March 8, 1823. Lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; advocated the extension of slavery to California; justice of California state supreme court, 1855-59; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1857-59; killed U.S. Senator David C. Broderick in a duel near San Francisco in 1859; tried for murder, but acquitted; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1878-79; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1880; his wife Sarah Althea Hill claimed to be the widow and heir of wealthy U.S. Senator William Sharon; in September, 1888, when her claim was finally rejected by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Field (acting as a Court of Appeals judge for California), she and Terry caused an altercation in the courtroom and were jailed six months for contempt of court. Five months after his release from jail, he encountered Justice Field and slapped him in the face; he was then shot through the heart and killed by U.S. Deputy Marshal David Neagle, the justice's bodyguard, in the train station dining room at Lathrop, San Joaquin County, Calif., August 14, 1889 (age 66 years, 159 days). Neagle was arrested by local authorities, but later released on the demand of the U.S. government. Interment at Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Royal Terry (1792-1877) and Sarah David (Smith) Terry (1793-1837); brother of Benjamin Franklin Terry (1821-1861); married, November 26, 1852, to Cornelia Runnels (1829-1884; niece of Hardin Richard Runnels); married, January 7, 1886, to Sarah Althea Hill (1857-1937).
  Political family: Runnels-Terry family of Houston, Texas.
  Cross-reference: Peter Singleton Wilkes
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Terry, Dora Shirley — also known as Dorinda Shirley; Mrs. Nat D. Terry — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Female. Interment at Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Nathaniel Duncan Terry.
  Terry, Mrs. E. G. — of Edgewater Park, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Ed — of Mississippi. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Edmund R. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1908, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Elias Magoon — of St. Clair County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Clair County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Elias S. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Vermilion and Ford counties, 1862; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Elisha C. — of Hamlet, Richmond County, N.C. Postmaster at Hamlet, N.C., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Ellen — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Terry, F. A. — of Waverly, Crittenden County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Frank See Benjamin Franklin Terry
  Terry, Garry — Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Terry, George L. — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1878-80. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Harriet — of Pratt, Pratt County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Terry, Harve L. — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Henry — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Mrs. Herman — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Terry, Hollis H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly, 1902 (Kings County 6th District), 1914 (Kings County 3rd District), 1915 (Kings County 3rd District); Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Ira C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Ira L. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, James — of Sonora, Hardin County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, James Frank — of Mechanicville, Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John C. — U.S. Vice Consul in Montevideo, as of 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John Gayer (b. 1897) — also known as John G. Terry — of Pixley, Tulare County, Calif. Born in Rockville, Bates County, Mo., July 12, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John H. — Member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1875-78. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John H., Jr. — of Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Westmoreland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John Hart (1924-2001) — also known as John H. Terry — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 14, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; assistant secretary to Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, 1959-60; member of New York state assembly, 1963-70 (Onondaga County 2nd District 1963-65, 134th District 1966, 121st District 1967-70); U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1971-73; Presidential Elector for New York, 1972. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Purple Heart; Holy Name Society. Died in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 20, 2001 (age 76 years, 340 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Terry, John K. — of Colleton County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Colleton County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, John Y. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Kathy Hayden — of Roanoke, Va. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Virginia, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Terry, Lee, Sr. — of Nebraska. Republican. Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Terry, Lee Raymond (b. 1962) — also known as Lee Terry — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., January 29, 1962. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1999-. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Terry, Luke Edward (1916-1998) — also known as Luke E. Terry — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born in Oneida, Scott County, Tenn., August 21, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1957-58, 1971-76 (Berkeley County 1957-58, 1st District 1971-74, 35th District 1975-76); defeated, 1958. Disciples of Christ. Member, Farm Bureau; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; National Rifle Association; Elks; United Commercial Travelers; Junior Order; Rotary. Died in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., October 20, 1998 (age 82 years, 60 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alvin C. Terry (1866-1957) and Nellie (Smith) Terry (1886-1988); married to Elizabeth Johnson (1914-1999).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Terry, M. C. — of Carterville, Jasper County, Mo. Mayor of Carterville, Mo., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Mrs. M. J. — of Hamlet, Richmond County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Hamlet, N.C., 1883-87. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Mark — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 1st District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Terry, Max — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Mrs. Nat D. See Dora Shirley Terry
  Terry, Nathaniel (1768-1844) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., January 30, 1768. Whig. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1804-15; county judge in Connecticut, 1807-09; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1817-19; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1824-31. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 14, 1844 (age 76 years, 136 days). Interment at Old North Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Terry, Nathaniel — of Alabama. Candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, P. S. — of Festus, Jefferson County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1927-34. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Peyton — of Glasgow, Valley County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Terry, Preston E. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1903; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1908 (3rd District), 1912 (5th District), 1914 (5th District); Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, R. B. — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Randall Allen (b. 1959) — also known as Randall A. Terry — of New York; Florida. Born in 1959. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1992 (Right To Life, 23rd District), 1998 (Republican primary, 26th District), 1998 (Conservative primary, 26th District), 1998 (Right To Life, 26th District); candidate in Republican primary for Florida state senate, 2006; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2012; Independent candidate for President of the United States, 2012; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 20th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Terry, Rex A. (b. 1888) — of Fort Pierre, Stanley County, S.Dak. Born in Sturgis, Meade County, S.Dak., February 21, 1888. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 29th District, 1941-48; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1949-55; candidate in primary for Governor of South Dakota, 1954. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Richard — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 6th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Terry, Roderick — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Rosa Lopez — of Carrollton, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Terry, Russell — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1997. Still living as of 1997.
  Terry, Samuel L. — of California. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Seth B. — of Michigan. Candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Shawn — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 24th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Terry, Silas — of Clymer, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Thomas — of Cedar County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Thomas M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 79th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Terry, Vance — of Woodward, Woodward County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Walter (b. 1909) — of Sauk County, Wis. Born in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wis., February 26, 1909. Republican. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Sauk County; elected 1958. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, Whitelaw T. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, William (1824-1888) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, August 14, 1824. Democrat. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1871-73, 1875-77 (8th District 1871-73, 9th District 1875-77); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Drowned while trying to ford Reed Creek, near Wytheville, Wythe County, Va., September 5, 1888 (age 64 years, 22 days). Interment at East End Cemetery, Wytheville, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Terry, William — Communist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Terry, William Leake (1850-1917) — also known as William L. Terry — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in North Carolina, 1850. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1878; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1884, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker); U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1891-1901. Died in 1917 (age about 67 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Father of David Dickson Terry (1881-1963).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Terry, William R. — of Laurinburg, Richmond County (now Scotland County), N.C. Postmaster at Laurinburg, N.C., 1889. Burial location unknown.


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