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THORNTON (Soundex T653) — See also BORNT, BURNTON, DARNTON, DORNTON, HORNTHAL, THORN, THORTON, TRANTINO, TRENTON, TURRENTINE.

  THORNTON: See also Ural Stebbins Acker — Albert Thornton Allaby — Thornton N. Babcock — Lewis Thornton Babcock — Walter Davis Back — Thornton Granville Berry, Jr. — Randall Doyle Bibber — Thornton F. Brodhead — Paul Brown — Thornton Brown — Richard Aylett Buckner — Thornton Dixon — Alexander William Doniphan — Thornton H. C. Fitzhugh — Wales Thornton Flynt — Presley Thornton Glass — Baylis Thornton Gordon — William Thornton Henshaw — Thornton E. Jacobs — Thornton J. Jones — Thornton Kennedy — Permillas Arten Lee — Daniel Alfred McCorquodale, Jr. — Thornton M. Niven — Thornton A. Niven — Thornton Perry — Thomas Lloyd Posey — William Thornton Pryce — Thornton Allan Rodefer — George Corlis Sherman — Thornton Edgar Shirley — John Walker — Francis Walker — John Thornton Augustine Washington — Thornton Wasson — Thornton N. Weeks, Sr. — Sheldon Whitehouse — Thornton S. Wiley — Thornton W. Wilt — Thornton Yancey — I. Thornton Young
  Thornton, A. M. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Albert H. — Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Thornton, Alvin — of Maryland. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Thornton, Anthony (1814-1904) — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ill. Born near Paris, Bourbon County, Ky., November 9, 1814. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Moultrie and Shelby counties, 1847; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1850; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Cumberland and Shelby counties, 1862; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1862-64; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1865-67; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1870-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Died in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ill., September 10, 1904 (age 89 years, 306 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thornton, Bill See William E. Thornton
  Thornton, Blocker See J. Blocker Thornton
  Thornton, Carroll — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Charles — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Charles S. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Christopher A. — of Brentwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Brentwood, Mo.; elected 2015. Still living as of 2015.
  Thornton, Cynthia A. — Republican. Member of Texas state board of education 10th District; defeated, 1996; elected 2000, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Thornton, D. — of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Dan See Daniel Isaac J. Thornton
  Thornton, Daniel Isaac J. (1911-1976) — also known as Daniel I. J. Thornton; Dan Thornton — of Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Hall County, Tex., January 31, 1911. Republican. Member of Colorado state senate, 1950; Governor of Colorado, 1951-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1956; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1956. Died January 18, 1976 (age 64 years, 352 days). Interment at Gunnison Cemetery, Gunnison, Colo.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thornton, E. H., Jr. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, E. S. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Edgar — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thornton, Edmond B. — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Thornton, Edward See J. Edward Thornton
  Thornton, Eileen P. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Thornton, Eric L. — of Benson, Swift County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Eugene See T. Eugene Thornton
  Thornton, Frank See O. Frank Thornton
  Thornton, Frederick — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, George J. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, H. E. — of Brawley, Imperial County, Calif. Mayor of Brawley, Calif., 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Thornton, Harry J. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1826-29. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Hay T. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Richmond, Va., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Howard — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Isaac A. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. A. — of Mena, Polk County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. B. T. — of Prince William County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Prince William County, 1901-02; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. Blocker — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Mobile, Ala., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. C. — of Clarksdale, DeKalb County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. Edward — of Ashland, Jackson County, Ore. Mayor of Ashland, Ore., 1929-31. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, J. J. — of Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Miss. Mayor of Hattiesburg, Miss., 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, James B. (1801-1838) — of New Hampshire. Born in 1801. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Peru, 1837-38, died in office 1838. Died in Callao, Peru, January 25, 1838 (age about 36 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thornton, James D. — Justice of California state supreme court, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, James H. — of New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 11th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, James I. — Secretary of state of Alabama, 1824-34. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, James J. — of Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss. Postmaster at Gulfport, Miss., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Jean T. — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives; elected 1962, 1970; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1970.
  Thornton, Jerry T. — Republican. Candidate for Texas state senate 5th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Thornton, Joe — of Carrizozo, Lincoln County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thornton, John A. — of Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908, 1912; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, John A. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1913-21. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, John C. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, John Randolph (1846-1917) — also known as John R. Thornton — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Born in Iberville Parish, La., August 25, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; state court judge in Louisiana, 1878-80; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1898; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1910-15. Member, American Bar Association. Died in 1917 (age about 70 years). Interment at Rapides Cemetery, Pineville, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thornton, John Thruston (1829-1862) — of Virginia. Born in 1829. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1862 (age about 33 years). Burial location unknown.
Joseph M. Thornton Thornton, Joseph M. (b. 1872) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., 1872. General contractor; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 39, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of P. H. Thornton (1839?-?).
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Thornton, Lester — of Hammond, Lake County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Thornton, M. F. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Mark (b. 1960) — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Born in Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., June 7, 1960. Libertarian. Economist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1984; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1996; university professor. The first person to win election in Alabama on the Libertarian Party ticket, as Lee County Constable in 1988. Still living as of 2002.
  Thornton, Matthew (1713-1803) — of Merrimack, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), March 17, 1713. Physician; President of New Hampshire, 1775-76; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1776-82; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77, 1780-81, 1785-86; member of New Hampshire state senate from Hillsborough County, 1784-87. Presbyterian. Died in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., June 24, 1803 (age 90 years, 99 days). Interment at Thornton's Ferry Cemetery, Merrimack, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of James B. Thornton, Jr. (1684-1754) and Elizabeth Keturah (Jenkins) Thornton (1690-1741); married 1760 to Hannah Jack; second great-grandfather of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Thornton, Merritt — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, O. Frank — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, P. H. — of Scott County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Joseph M. Thornton (1872-?).
  Thornton, Patrick Moran (b. 1884) — also known as Patrick Thornton — of Hancock, Houghton County, Mich.; Houghton, Houghton County, Mich. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 11, 1884. Democrat. Road contractor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Thornton and Margaret Thornton; married, September 23, 1918, to Violet D. King.
  Thornton, R. E. — Member of Virginia state senate 14th District, 1908-19. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Ray See Raymond Hoyt Thornton, Jr.
  Thornton, Raymond Hoyt, Jr. (1928-2016) — also known as Ray Thornton — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Sheridan, Grant County, Ark. Born in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., July 16, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1960 (alternate), 1996; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1969-70; Arkansas state attorney general, 1971-73; U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1973-79, 1991-97 (4th District 1973-79, 2nd District 1991-97); candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1978; president, Arkansas State University, 1980-84; president, University of Arkansas, 1984-90; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1997-2005. Church of Christ. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., April 13, 2016 (age 87 years, 272 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Thornton, Richard F. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Thornton, Robert Alan, Jr. — of Denton, Caroline County, Md. Democrat. Candidate for Maryland state senate 37th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Thornton, Robert L. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1953-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Robert Y. — of Oregon. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Oregon state legislature, 1940; Oregon state attorney general, 1953-69; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1958; Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1971-83. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Rose — of Olivet, Eaton County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thornton, Roxie D. — of Kent, Portage County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thornton, Ruth — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Samuel W. — of Prairie Center, Buffalo County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Seth S. — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 16th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Susan — of Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Mayor of Littleton, Colo., 1989-93, 1999-2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  Thornton, T. Eugene (b. 1911) — of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., June 27, 1911. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1959-67. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion; Amvets. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Thomas C. — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Thomas M. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Thomas P. — of Michigan. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1947-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Vince — of Mississippi. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1994 (Mississippi Taxpayers, 2nd District), 1998 (Taxpayers, 4th District). Still living as of 1998.
  Thornton, W. E. — of Michigan. Socialist. Industrial candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, W. L. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, W. L. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Bluefield, W.Va., 1949-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, Willa — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thornton, William — of King George County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from King George County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Communist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Thornton, William E. — also known as Bill Thornton — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1995-97. Still living as of 1997.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thornton, William F. — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William J. — of Nebo, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 20th District, 1930, 1932; chair of Pike County Republican Party, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William J. — of Manchester Green, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1933-36, 1939-40; defeated, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William J. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 2nd District, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William L. — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 26th District, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William M. — of Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Mont. Democrat. Member of Montana state senate 5th District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Thornton, William Taylor (1843-1916) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Calhoun, Henry County, Mo., February 9, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1876; member New Mexico territorial council, 1880; mayor of Santa Fe, N.M., 1891-92; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1893-97. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., March 16, 1916 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.


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