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THOMSSEN (Soundex T525) — See also ESHMONT, HOMSHER, HOMSTADT, HOMSTEAD, SHOMSHOR, SIEMSSEN, THOM, THOMS, THOMSEN, THOMSON, TOMSEN.

  Thomssen, John — of Alda, Hall County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1923-27. Burial location unknown.
  Thomssen, William — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1901. Burial location unknown.


THOMURE (Soundex T560) — See also MUREDDU, MUREEN, MURENSKY, MURER, SCHOMUS, TAMAR, TAYMOR, THEIMER, THOM, TIEMEYER, TIMAR, TIMMER, TOOMAR, TOOMER.

  Thomure, Pamela — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


THOMY (Soundex T500) — See also THOM, THOMA, THOME, TOMEI, TOMEO, TOMIE, TOOMEY, TUMEO, TUOMEY, TUOMY.

  THOMY: See also Thomy Vanshur


THON (Soundex T500) — See also ANTHON, ATHON, CAUTHON, CAWTHON, ELTHON, JONATHON, MATHON, NOTH, SUTHON, THAN, THOENE, THOM, THONE, THONER, THONET, THONG, THORN, THUNE, TOAN, TONE, TOON, TOWN, TOWNE, TUAN, TUN, TUNE.

  Thon, William G. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for Illinois state senate 23rd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.


THONE (Soundex T500) — See also HONE, HOOTEN, LATHONE, THANE, THENO, THOE, THOENE, THOME, THON, THONER, THONET, THORE, THORNE, THRONE, THUNE, TOAN, TONE, TOON, TOWN, TOWNE, TUAN, TUN, TUNE.

  Thone, Charles (1924-2018) — also known as Charley Thone — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Hartington, Cedar County, Neb., January 4, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1952, 1960, 1972 (delegation chair), 1992 (delegation chair), 2004; Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1968, 1992; administrative assistant to U.S. Senator Roman Hruska, 1954-59; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1959-61; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1971-79; Governor of Nebraska, 1979-83. Member, American Legion; Jaycees. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., March 7, 2018 (age 94 years, 62 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 16, 1953, to Ruth Raymond.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Thone, Charley See Charles Thone


THONER (Soundex T560) — See also HONER, LATHONE, SCHONERT, SHONERT, TANNER, TENER, THON, THONE, THONET, THOREEN, THOREN, THORNE, THORNER, THRONE, THUNER, TONER, TONNER, TOONER, TOWNER, TYNER.

  Thoner, Thomas F. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Mayor of Wheeling, W.Va., 1919-25. Burial location unknown.


THONET (Soundex T530) — See also LATHONE, TANT, TENHOUT, TENUTA, THON, THONE, THONER, TINETTI, TONTI.

  Thonet, Oscar L. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1904-05. Burial location unknown.


THONG (Soundex T520) — See also BUSHONG, CHONG, DESHONG, DISHONG, HONG, HONGISTO, PESCHONG, PHONGSAVANH, RUSHONG, SCHONGAR, SHONGOOD, TANG, TENG, THING, THON, THYNG, TING, TINGE, TONG, TONGUE, TYNG.

  THONG: See also Peter Robert Livingston — Walter Livingston
  Thong, Anita T. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


THORBJORN (Soundex T612) — See also ABJORNSON, ASBJORNSON, BJORN, BJORNN, BJORNSETH, BJORNSON, BJORNSSON, BJORNSTAD, BJORNSTJERNE, CHORBA, HORBISON, RHORBACKER, SHORB, SIGBJORNSSON, SVEINBJORN, THORBURN.

  THORBJORN: See also Thorbjorn Anderson — Thorbjorn Müller Holmsen


THORBURN (Soundex T616) — See also ARTERBURN, BURN, CHORBA, CORBUS, FAIRBURN, FORBUS, FORBUSH, HORBISON, NORBURN, RHORBACKER, SHERBURN, SHERBURNE, SHORB, THORBJORN.

  THORBURN: See also Harold Sheffield Van Buren
  Thorburn, Albert J. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thorburn, Archie H. — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Candidate in primary for New Hampshire Governor's Council 1st District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorburn, Barbara (born c.1946) — of New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex. Born about 1946. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008, 2012 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Thorburn, George H. — of Marblehead, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifteenth Essex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Thorburn, James S. — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1963-85; appointed 1963; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1972. Still living as of 1985.
  Thorburn, Mrs. L. M. See Rose Thorburn
  Thorburn, Rose — also known as Mrs. L. M. Thorburn — of Marshall, Lyon County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1960, 1964, 1968 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thorburn, Wayne — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


THORDARSON (Soundex T636) — See also BARDARACCO, CORDARO, DARSEY, DARSIE, DARST, HORD, HORDER, ICHORD, JODARSKI, KARDARAS, MCCHORD, SHORDEN.

  Thordarson, Kolbeinn S. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Honorary Vice-Consul for Iceland in Seattle, Wash., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORE (Soundex T600) — See also HOTTER, ROTHE, THEOR, THOE, THONE, THOREEN, THOREN, THORESEN, THORESON, THORNE, THORPE, THUER, THURE, TOOHER, TORE, TORR, TORRE, TUER.

  THORE: See also Thore Glende
  Thore, Bea — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.


THOREEN (Soundex T650) — See also FLOREEN, KOREEN, NOREEN, NOREENE, THONER, THORE, THOREN, THORESEN, THORESON, THORNE, THRONE, TOREN, TORIAN, TOURIN, TUREEN, TURENNE.

  Thoreen, Reuben G. — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THOREN (Soundex T650) — See also HORENKAMP, OREN, SCHORENSTEIN, THONER, THORE, THOREEN, THORESEN, THORESON, THORN, THORNE, THORON, THRONE, TOREN, TORIAN, TOURIN, TUREEN, TURENNE.

  Thoren, Everett J. — of Oregon. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1964, 1966, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


THORESEN (Soundex T625) — See also ANDRESEN, BAERRESEN, CRESENCIO, CRESENZI, PRESENT, SHORES, THORE, THOREEN, THOREN, THORESON, TORREYSON, TORRISON.

  Thoresen, Edward — of Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thoresen, T. H. — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Republican. North Dakota Republican state chair, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Thoresen, Walter — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Thoresen, Walter P. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1962, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


THORESON (Soundex T625) — See also BORESON, CRESON, GARRESON, PRESONS, RESOLVA, RESOR, RESOWSKI, SHORES, SOTHERON, THORE, THOREEN, THOREN, THORESEN, THORSON, TORREYSON, TORRISON.

  Thoreson, Gilbert (d. 1910) — of Dell Rapids, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1905-06; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Died May 8, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thoreson, Harold P. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at San Bernardino, Calif., 1939-42, 1946-47 (acting, 1939-40). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thoreson, Ole A. — of East Grand Forks, Polk County, Minn. Postmaster at East Grand Forks, Minn., 1891, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Thoreson, Simon — Republican. Elected Wisconsin state assembly from Burnett and Polk counties 1902. Burial location unknown.


THORFIN (Soundex T615) — See also GARFINKEL, GARFINKLE, GORFINE, GORFINKEL, GORFINKLE, HERFINDAHL, MURFIN.

  THORFIN: See also Thorfin Tait


THORINGTON (Soundex T652) — See also BAHORICH, CHORIKI, DEHORITY, HORIGAN, HORINE, HORIST, HORIUCHI, TARRINGTON.

  THORINGTON: See also Gordon L. Willford
  Thorington, Chet See Justus Thorington
  Thorington, Jack (d. 1871) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Mayor of Montgomery, Ala., 1839-40; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died August 6, 1871. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Thorington, Jack (b. 1840) — Born in 1840. U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Aspinwall, as of 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thorington, James (1816-1887) — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., May 7, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1843-47; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1856; Scott County Sheriff, 1861-65; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Aspinwall, 1872-82. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., June 12, 1887 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Thorington (1800?-?); married to Mary Parker (1821-1886).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thorington, John H. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Lawyer; mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1840-41. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Interment somewhere in New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Father of James Thorington (1816-1887).
  Thorington, Justus (1848-1927) — also known as Chet Thorington — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Prattsville, Greene County, N.Y., February 20, 1848. Democrat. Lumber and timber business; shingle manufacturer; livery business; farmer; Midland County Sheriff, 1891-92; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1903-04; defeated, 1900; candidate for mayor of Midland, Mich., 1914. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Modern Woodmen; Foresters; Maccabees. Died in Midland, Midland County, Mich., September 26, 1927 (age 79 years, 218 days). Interment at Midland Cemetery, Midland, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Thorington (1808-1900) and Alvira (Richmond) Thorington (1809-1882); married, January 26, 1874, to Sarah Jane Crooks (1848-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thorington, William S. — of Alabama. Associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1892; appointed 1892. Burial location unknown.


THORKELSON (Soundex T624) — See also HORK, HORKEY, HORKHEIMER, KELSO, KELSON, MCCORKEL, MCCORKELL, MICKELSON, MIKELSON, MIKKELSON, NICKELSON, TORKELSON, YOUKELSON.

  Thorkelson, Jacob (1876-1945) — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Egersund, Norway, September 24, 1876. Republican. U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1939-41. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., November 20, 1945 (age 69 years, 57 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


THORLAKSSON (Soundex T642) — See also BLAKSLEE, BURLAK, ERIKSSON, GARLAK, HORLACHER, HORLANDER, KARLAK, PLAKSIN, THORLEIF, THORLEY, THORLIEF, TIMBERLAKE.

  Thorlaksson, Steingrimur O. — of San Francisco, Calif. Honorary Vice-Consul for Iceland in San Francisco, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORLEIF (Soundex T641) — See also GLEIFORST, LEIF, LEIFERMAN, LEIFESTE, LEIFIELD, SCHORLEMMER, THORLAKSSON, THORLEY, THORLIEF, WHORLEY.

  THORLEIF: See also Thorleif B. Jorgensen


THORLEY (Soundex T640) — See also CORLEY, DOORLEY, GOORLEY, GORLEY, MCSORLEY, MORLEY, ORLEY, SCHORLEMMER, THORLAKSSON, THORLEIF, THORLIEF, THORNLEY, TURLEY, WHORLEY, WORLEY.

  Thorley, H. G. See Harry G. Thorley
  Thorley, Harry G. (b. 1897) — also known as H. G. Thorley — of Springview, Keya Paha County, Neb. Born in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, May 12, 1897. Republican. Banker; rancher; chair of Keya Paha County Republican Party, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of G. H. Thorley and Elmina (Marshall) Thorley; married, November 11, 1918, to Phyllis Carr.
  Thorley, Thomas A. — of Cedar City, Iron County, Utah. Postmaster at Cedar City, Utah, 1901. Burial location unknown.


THORLIEF (Soundex T641) — See also BJORLIE, CORLIES, HORLICK, ORLIE, SORLIE, STORLIE, THORLAKSSON, THORLEIF, THORLEY.

  THORLIEF: See also Thorlief A. Peterson


THORMODSON (Soundex T653) — See also CARMODY, CHORMAK, CHORMANN, DARMODY, DERMODY, DODSON, DORMODY, GHORMELEY, GHORMLEY, GODSOE, GOODSON, HERMODSON, HODSON, HORMANN, HORMEL, WOODSON.

  Thormodson, N. E. — of Minnesota. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1920. Interment at St. Olaf Cemetery, Near Dalton, Otter Tail County, Minn.


THORN (Soundex T650) — See also CAUTHORN, CAWTHORN, FAITHORN, HANTHORN, HATHORN, HAWTHORN, HENTHORN, HORN, MINTHORN, NORTH, SCOTHORN, THON, THOREN, THORNAL, THORNALL, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBURG, THORNBURY, THORNBY, THORNDIKE, THORNDYKE, THORNE, THORNELL, THORNER, THORNHILL, THORNLEY, THORNTON, THORNWELL, THORON, THURN, TORN, WIETHORN.

  THORN: See also Isaac Thorn Bishop — Thomas Thorn Flagler — Peter Robert Livingston — Balfour Bowen Thorn Lord — Julius Miller
  Thorn, Arthur K. — of Harrison County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Barton F. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Daniel See J. Daniel Thorn
  Thorn, Fanny — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Frank Bret — also known as Frank B. Thorn — of Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 9th District, 1908-12, 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, G. E. — of West Milford, Passaic County, N.J. Postmaster at West Milford, N.J., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, George W. — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Gerrit T. — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Candidate in primary for mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Henry — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1828, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, J. Daniel — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, J. Wiggans — of Mercer County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1896-97; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, James — of Otoe County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, James B. — of Hudson, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, James S. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Mayor of Troy, N.Y., 1862-63, 1864-65; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Jill — of West Linn, Clackamas County, Ore. Democrat. Mayor of West Linn, Ore., 1990, 1993-2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Thorn, Solomon P. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1899, 1901, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Stephen — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1803-04; member of New York state senate, 1804-08, 1823-25 (Eastern District 1804-08, 2nd District 1823-25). Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Stephen — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, Sue — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Thorn, Wiggans See J. Wiggans Thorn
  Thorn, William E. — of Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y. Mayor of Cohoes, N.Y., 1878-82. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, William R. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorn, William R. — of New Jersey. Stick With Thorn candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


THORNAL (Soundex T654) — See also ARNHOLT, HORNADAY, HORNAK, ORNALDO, SCHORNAK, THORN, THORNALL, THORNELL, THORNHILL, THORNLEY, TORNILLO, TURNLEY, WORNALL.

  Thornal, B. Campbell — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1955-70. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornal, Campbell See B. Campbell Thornal


THORNALL (Soundex T654) — See also ARNALL, ARNHOLT, CARNALL, DARNALL, DURNALL, HORNADAY, HORNAK, NALL, ORNALDO, PARNALL, SCHORNAK, THORN, THORNAL, THORNELL, THORNHILL, THORNLEY, TORNILLO, TURNLEY, VERNALL, WORNALL, YARNALL.

  Thornall, William R. — of Metuchen, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of Metuchen, N.J., 1900. Burial location unknown.


THORNBER (Soundex T651) — See also HOORNBEEK, HORNBECK, HORNBEIN, HORNBERGER, SORNBERGER, THORN, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, THORNBY, THORNER, TORNBERG, VANHOORNBEKE.

  Thornber, Frank — of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORNBERG (Soundex T651) — See also FERNBERGER, HOORNBEEK, HORNBECK, HORNBEIN, HORNBERGER, JERNBERG, NUERNBERG, NURNBERGER, QUARNBERG, SORNBERGER, STERNBERG, STERNBERGER, THORN, THORNBER, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, THORNBY, TORNBERG, VANHOORNBEKE.

  Thornberg, Claudia — of Randolph County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Randolph County Republican Party, 2011. Female. Still living as of 2011.
  Thornberg, Joseph S. — of West Virginia. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.


THORNBERRY (Soundex T651) — See also HOORNBEEK, HORNBECK, HORNBEIN, HORNBERGER, SORNBERGER, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, THORNBY, THORNSBERRY, TORNBERG, VANHOORNBEKE.

  Thornberry, B. J. — of Craig, Moffat County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Thornberry, Charlotte R. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thornberry, D. W. — of Poole, Webster County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thornberry, Fred D. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thornberry, Homer See William Homer Thornberry
  Thornberry, J. Ray — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Mayor of Iowa City, Iowa, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thornberry, Mac See William McClellan Thornberry
  Thornberry, Ray See J. Ray Thornberry
  Thornberry, W. Homer See William Homer Thornberry
  Thornberry, William Homer (1909-1995) — also known as W. Homer Thornberry — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Austin, Travis County, Tex., January 9, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1937-40; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Texas 10th District, 1949-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1960; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, 1963-65; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1965-78. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died December 12, 1995 (age 86 years, 337 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Moore Thornberry and Mary Lillian (Jones) Thornberry; married, February 24, 1945, to Eloise Engle.
  Cross-reference: Sam Sparks
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thornberry, William McClellan (b. 1958) — also known as Mac Thornberry — of Clarendon, Donley County, Tex. Born in Clarendon, Donley County, Tex., July 15, 1958. Republican. Rancher; lawyer; legislative counsel to U.S. Rep. Thomas G. Loeffler, 1983-85; chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Larry Combest, 1985-88; U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1995-. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier


THORNBRUGH (Soundex T651) — See also BRUGH, CORNBREAD, HORNBROOK, PRUGH, RUGH, SCRUGHAM, STRUGHAN, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, THORNBY, VANBRUGH, VANWESTENBRUGGE.

  Thornbrugh, Paul E. — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1972; Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 1992, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


THORNBURG (Soundex T651) — See also DORNBURGH, DORNBUSCH, DORNBUSH, HORNBUCKLE, HORNBURG, THORN, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, THORNBY, TORNBERG.

  THORNBURG: See also Frederick F. Faville — Robert E. Mansfield
  Thornburg, A. — of Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Postmaster at Pikeville, Ky., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thornburg, G. E. — of Moberly, Randolph County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thornburg, John W. (1834-1888) — of Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), November 7, 1834. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1875. Member, Freemasons. Died February 3, 1888 (age 53 years, 88 days). Interment at Thornburg Burial Place, Barboursville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Half-first cousin by marriage of Patrick H. McCullough (1816-1892).
  Thornburg, Lacy H. — of North Carolina. North Carolina state attorney general, 1985-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Thornburg, Lisa — of Milton, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state auditor, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Thornburg, M. — of Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Postmaster at Santa Maria, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thornburg, Mark G. (1882-1962) — of Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa. Born in Linden, Dallas County, Iowa, June 8, 1882. Republican. Iowa secretary of agriculture, 1924-33, 1939-43. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Kappa Psi; Alpha Zeta. Died December 15, 1962 (age 80 years, 190 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Thornburg and Jennie (Vestal) Thornburg; married to Blanche Scholes (died 1969).
  Thornburg, Zene C. — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Postmaster at Des Moines, Iowa, 1924-25. Burial location unknown.


THORNBURGH (Soundex T651) — See also DORNBURGH, DORNBUSCH, DORNBUSH, HORNBUCKLE, HORNBURG, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURY, THORNBY, TORNBERG.

  Thornburgh, Charles A. — of Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thornburgh, Dick See Richard Lewis Thornburgh
  Thornburgh, Jacob Montgomery (1837-1890) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Tennessee, 1837. Republican. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1873-79. Died in 1890 (age about 53 years). Interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thornburgh, Jasper H. (1862-1938) — of Boonville, Warrick County, Ind. Born in Indiana, 1862. Republican. Farm implement dealer; postmaster at Boonville, Ind., 1897-1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908 (alternate), 1916. Died in 1938 (age about 76 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Thornburgh (1837-1922) and Evaline (Gardner) Thornburgh (1838-1915).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thornburgh, Richard Lewis (b. 1932) — also known as Richard L. Thornburgh; Dick Thornburgh — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 16, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1966; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1967-68; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1969-75; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1979-87; U.S. Attorney General, 1988-91; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1991. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Garland Thornburgh and Alice (Sandborn) Thornburgh; married to Ginny Hooton; married, October 12, 1963, to Virginia Walton 'Ginny' Judson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Dick Thornburgh: Puerto Rico's Future : A Time to Decide (2007) — Where the Evidence Leads : An Autobiography (2003)
  Thornburgh, Ron — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Secretary of state of Kansas, 1995-. Still living as of 2004.
  Thornburgh, Warren — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORNBURY (Soundex T651) — See also BOSENBURY, DORNBURGH, DORNBUSCH, DORNBUSH, DUSENBURY, DUZENBURY, GREENBURY, HANBURY, HORNBUCKLE, HORNBURG, RATTENBURY, SANBURY, STANBURY, THORN, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBY.

  Thornbury, Caleb N. — of Siskiyou County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 28th District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Thornbury, John G. — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORNBY (Soundex T651) — See also HORNBY, THORN, THORNBER, THORNBERG, THORNBERRY, THORNBRUGH, THORNBURG, THORNBURGH, THORNBURY, TURNBOW.

  Thornby, William J. — of Hermosa, Custer County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 41st District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.


THORNDIKE (Soundex T653) — See also DIKE, DIKEMAN, DIKET, ONDIK, ORNDORF, ORNDORFF, REDIKER, SNEDIKER, SPONDIKE, TADDIKEN, THORN, THORNDYKE, UPDIKE, VANDIKE, VORNDRAN, ZEDIKER.

  THORNDIKE: See also Ruth Thorndike Clough
  Thorndike, Charles H. — of New Hampshire. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thorndike, Reuben S. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.


THORNDYKE (Soundex T653) — See also BRONDYK, HOOGENDYK, INDYK, ORNDORF, ORNDORFF, THORN, THORNDIKE, VANDYK, VANDYKE, VORNDRAN, WOERTENDYKE, WORTENDYKE.

  THORNDYKE: See also Thorndyke Corning McKennee


THORNE (Soundex T650) — See also CAUTHORNE, CAWTHORNE, EATHORNE, HATHORNE, HAWTHORNE, HORNE, KEMPTHORNE, MINTHORNE, ORNE, SILVERTHORNE, THONE, THONER, THORE, THOREEN, THOREN, THORN, THORNELL, THORNER, THORNESBERRY, THRONE, THURN, TORN, WHITTHORNE.

  THORNE: See also Thorne A. Browne — Benjamin Platt Carpenter — Carol Thorne Cassady — Walter Clark — Samuel Thorne Crockett — William Harris Douglas — Philip Jacob Arcularius Harper — A. Thorne Hills — John Forbes Kerry — Matthew Franklin Merritt — George Pierson Morehouse — John Philip Swasey — A. Thorne Swift — William Thorne Williams
  Thorne, Clifford — of Washington County, Iowa. Member of Iowa railroad commission, 1911-17. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, David — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Thorne, Francis D. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Gilbert — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1824-25. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Guy M. — of Greenville, Mercer County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Hans (born c.1930) — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born about 1930. Mayor of Hastings, Neb., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Thorne, Harold W. — of Conway, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thorne, Isaac N. — of California. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1851-52. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, J. C. F. — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Mayor of Kokomo, Ind., 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, J. Sullivan — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, J. Williams See Joseph Williams Thorne
  Thorne, James D. — of Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah. Postmaster at Pleasant Grove, Utah, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, John L. (b. 1814) — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y.; Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Winkleigh, Devon, England, May 18, 1814. Merchant; banker; mayor of Hastings, Minn., 1860-61, 1863-65, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1863 to Josephine Chapman.
  Thorne, John M. — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Consul in Cordoba, as of 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, John W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Joseph Williams (b. 1816) — also known as J. Williams Thorne — of Chester County, Pa.; Warren County, N.C. Born in Pennsylvania, December 25, 1816. Republican. Delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1875; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1875; expelled 1875; member of North Carolina state senate; elected 1876. Expelled in 1875 from the North Carolina House as an "infidel," reportedly for his support of Darwin's theory of evolution. Interment at Longwood Cemetery, Longwood, Pa.
  Thorne, Julius C. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Oakleigh, Sr. — of Millbrook, Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1952; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Ralph W. — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Richard — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1786-87. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Richard V. W. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Robert B. — of Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J. NSA Did 9/11 candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey, 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Thorne, Samuel M. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Shelton A. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Thorne, Sullivan See J. Sullivan Thorne
  Thorne, T. T. (b. 1867) — of Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C. Born August 9, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1907-08, 1911-14 (7th District 1907-08, 1911-12, 6th District 1913-14). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of T. T. Thorne and Mary D. Thorne; married 1892 to Louise C. Fountain.
  Thorne, W. E. — of Bladen, Webster County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, William Harry (1902-1966) — also known as William H. Thorne — of Dearborn Heights, Wayne County, Mich. Born in London, Ontario, March 4, 1902. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1959-66 (Wayne County 19th District 1959-64, 32nd District 1965-66); defeated in primary, 1966; died in office 1966. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Elks. Died in 1966 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1923 to Dora E. Grantham.
  Thorne, William P. (1845-1928) — of Kentucky. Born in Shelby County, Ky., 1845. Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1903-07. Died in 1928 (age about 83 years). Interment at Eminence Cemetery, Eminence, Ky.
  Thorne, William R. — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Peekskill, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Thorne, Williams See Joseph Williams Thorne


THORNELL (Soundex T654) — See also CAUTHORNE, CAWTHORNE, CORNELL, CORNELLA, CORNELLUS, EATHORNE, FORNELL, HATHORNE, HAWTHORNE, HORNELL, KEMPTHORNE, KORNELLY, MINTHORNE, NELL, SILVERTHORNE, THORN, THORNAL, THORNALL, THORNE, THORNER, THORNESBERRY, THORNHILL, THORNLEY, THORNWELL, TORNILLO, TURNLEY, WHITTHORNE.

  THORNELL: See also Ezra Ferris — Henry Lloyd Thornell Koren — Thornell K. Page


THORNER (Soundex T656) — See also BORNER, CAUTHORNE, CAWTHORNE, CORNER, DORNER, EATHORNE, FORNER, FORNERO, HATHORNE, HAWTHORNE, HORNER, KEMPTHORNE, KORNER, MINTHORNE, ORNER, ROHNERT, SILVERTHORNE, TARNER, THONER, THORN, THORNBER, THORNE, THORNELL, THORNESBERRY, TOURNEAR, TURNER, TURNIER, TURNURE, WEIDENBORNER, WHITTHORNE.

  Thorner, Samuel G. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THORNESBERRY (Soundex T652) — See also BORNES, CAUTHORNE, CAWTHORNE, EATHORNE, FORNES, FORNESS, GOLDESBERRY, HATHORNE, HAWTHORNE, KEMPTHORNE, KORNESKI, MINTHORNE, NESBIT, NESBITT, NORNES, ORNESS, SILVERTHORNE, THORNE, THORNELL, THORNER, THORNSBERRY, WESBERRY, WHITTHORNE, WINESBERRY.

  THORNESBERRY: See also Thornesberry A. Gray


THORNHILL (Soundex T654) — See also BARNHILL, BERNHISEL, CARNHILL, DUNHILL, SCHORNHORST, STEINHILBER, THORN, THORNAL, THORNALL, THORNELL, THORNLEY, TORNILLO, TURNLEY.

  Thornhill, A. B. — of Appomattox County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Appomattox County, 1904-07. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, Arthur C. — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, James W. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thornhill, John Skidmore (1864-1946) — also known as John S. Thornhill — of Brookfield Center, Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgewater, Litchfield County, Conn., March 6, 1864. Republican. School teacher; farmer; first selectman of Brookfield, Connecticut, 1904-07, 1910-15, 1919-21, 1924; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1923-38; defeated, 1904 (Democratic), 1910, 1920; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1939-40. Died in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., December 29, 1946 (age 82 years, 298 days). Interment at Central Cemetery, Brookfield Center, Brookfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Merriman (Skidmore) Thornhill (1834-1897) and Samuel Thornhill (1834-1890); married, April 21, 1887, to Anna Mae Tibbals (1861-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thornhill, L. T. — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, Lucille W. (b. 1917) — also known as Lucille Wooten — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., April 21, 1917. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1965-66, 1969-70; appointed 1965. Female. Baptist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Richard Stephen Wooten and Inez C. (Shipp) Wooten; married, December 13, 1941, to Robert E. Thornhill.
  Thornhill, R. F. — of Pulaski, Pulaski County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, Samuel (1834-1890) — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in De Peyster, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., March 3, 1834. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1882. Died in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., January 6, 1890 (age 55 years, 309 days). Interment at Central Cemetery, Brookfield Center, Brookfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Thornhill and Frances Thornhill; married to Elizabeth Merriman Skidmore (1834-1897); father of John Skidmore Thornhill (1864-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thornhill, Samuel S. — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, W. H. — of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. Mayor of Xenia, Ohio, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornhill, Warren A., Jr. — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1931-32; candidate for West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1946. Burial location unknown.


THORNLEY (Soundex T654) — See also ACORNLEY, BURNLEY, CARNLEY, CHARNLEY, FARNLEY, FEARNLEY, HARNLEY, HORNLEIN, JORNLIN, THORLEY, THORN, THORNAL, THORNALL, THORNELL, THORNHILL, TORNILLO, TURNLEY.

  THORNLEY: See also Thornley F. Wells
  Thornley, Benjamin — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Thornley, Mrs. John W. — of Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thornley, Richard — of East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thornley, William H. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.


THORNSBERRY (Soundex T652) — See also ANSBERRY, BROADHORNS, ERNSBERGER, HANSBERRY, HARNSBARGER, HARNSBERG, HARNSBERGER, HORNSBY, HORNSDAY, HORNSTEIN, HORNSTRA, LOUNSBERRY, RANSBERRY, STANSBERRY, THORNBERRY, THORNESBERRY.

  Thornsberry, Robert E. — Constitution candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


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