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THURMOND (Soundex T655) — See also PURMORK, PURMORT, SCHURMAN, SCHURMANN, THURMAIER, THURMAN, TREMOND.

  THURMOND: See also Richard Thurmond Chatham — Thurmond Clarke — Thurmond DuBose — Lawrence Walter Hartman — Mrs. Thurmond Reed — Herman Eugene Talmadge
  Thurmond, Ben B. — of Fulton, Callaway County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Callaway County, 1924, 1940, 1948, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, C. M. — Democrat. Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, Charles M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, E. K. — of Sayre, Beckham County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, G. E. — of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Postmaster at Carpinteria, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, J. M. (1836-1882) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born February 22, 1836. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1879-80; defeated, 1877; removed 1880; defeated, 1880. Member, Freemasons. Died March 14, 1882 (age 46 years, 20 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thurmond, J. William — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1915-21. Burial location unknown.
Strom Thurmond Thurmond, James Strom (1902-2003) — also known as Strom Thurmond — of Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C.; Aiken, Aiken County, S.C.; Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C., December 5, 1902. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate from Edgefield County, 1933-38; resigned 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1938-46; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of South Carolina, 1947-51; States Rights candidate for President of the United States, 1948; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1954-56, 1956-2003; received 14 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1960; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972, 1988. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died in Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C., June 26, 2003 (age 100 years, 203 days). Interment at Willow Brook Cemetery, Edgefield, S.C.; statue erected 1999 at State House Grounds, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of John William Thurmond and Eleanor Gertrude Thurmond; married 1947 to Jean Crouch (1926-1960); married 1968 to Nancy Janice Moore.
  Cross-reference: Charles E. Simons, Jr. — Joe Wilson — John Light Napier — Robert Adams
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Strom Thurmond: Essie May Washington-Williams, Dear Senator : A Memoir by the Daughter of Strom Thurmond — Jack Bass & Marilyn W. Thompson, Strom: The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom Thurmond — R. J. Duke, The Centennial Senator: True Stories of Strom Thurmond from the People Who Knew Him Best — Joseph Crespino, Strom Thurmond's America
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Thurmond, Jean (1926-1960) — also known as Jean Crouch; Mrs. Strom Thurmond — of Aiken, Aiken County, S.C. Born in 1926. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1952, 1956. Female. Died in 1960 (age about 34 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1947 to James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003).
Joseph S. Thurmond Thurmond, Joseph S. — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1915-20; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1917
  Thurmond, K. Neil — of Johnston City, Williamson County, Ill. Mayor of Johnston City, Ill., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, Louise Boston (b. 1905) — also known as Louise Thurmond — of Piedmont, Wayne County, Mo. Born in Ellington, Reynolds County, Mo., April 12, 1905. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, Michael — also known as Mike Thurmond — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Platform Committee); vice-chair of Georgia Democratic Party, 2008; candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Thurmond, Mike See Michael Thurmond
  Thurmond, Neil See K. Neil Thurmond
  Thurmond, O. H. — of Clinton, Custer County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, R. L. — of Oklahoma. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, Mrs. Strom See Jean Thurmond
  Thurmond, Strom See James Strom Thurmond
  Thurmond, Tony K. — of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thurmond, W. R. — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Logan County Democratic Party, 1917; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Thurmond, William See J. William Thurmond


THURN (Soundex T650) — See also HURN, HURNER, THORN, THORNE, THRUN, TORN.

  Thurn, Lloyd Lowis — of Glencoe, McLeod County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of Glencoe, Minn., 2012. Still living as of 2012.


THUROFF (Soundex T610) — See also BZUROFF, HURO, MAHURON, THRIFT, THUROW, TORF, TORPHY, TUROFF.

  Thuroff, Morris — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1921. Burial location unknown.


THUROW (Soundex T600) — See also HURO, KUROWSKI, LOOFBOUROW, MAHURON, THEROW, THURLOW, THUROFF, TORO, TUERO.

  Thurow, C. H. — of Ramona, Lake County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 20th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.


THURSTENSON (Soundex T623) — See also ARTHURS, BATHURST, BURSTEIN, BURSTEN, CARSTENS, CARSTENSEN, CHRISTENSEN, CHRISTENSON, COLTHURST, COULTHURST, DURSTEIN, ESTENSON, GERSTENSCHLAGER, GUTENSOHN, KRISTENSEN, MARTENSON, MORTENSON, SMETHURST, STENSLAND, STENSON, THURSTON, WURSTER.

  Thurstenson, Burger — of Cokato, Wright County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1896. Burial location unknown.


THURSTON (Soundex T623) — See also ARTHURS, BATHURST, BURSTON, COLTHURST, COULTHURST, DURSTON, HURSTON, OTTERSTEIN, SMETHURST, TARSATANA, THORSTEN, THRUSTON, THURSTENSON, TORSTEN, TRISTAN, TRISTANI, TRUSTEN, TRUSTON.

  THURSTON: See also Neal Shaw Blaisdell — Lorenzo Thurston Durand — Henry Thurston Gage — Theodore Thurston Geer — Thurston M. Hamer — Samuel Huntington — Thurston S. Jenkins — Thurston B. Lillibridge — Jesse Houghton Metcalf — John Norvell — Beatrice Mary Paget — Thurston Ellis Phillips — Henry Massey Rector — Thurston W. Richardson — Theophilus Washington Smith — Victor Bernard Stader, Jr. — Lester Thurston Van Slyke
  Thurston, Beatrice Mary See Beatrice Mary Paget
  Thurston, Benjamin Babock (1804-1886) — also known as Benjamin B. Thurston — of Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, 1804. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1836; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1847-49, 1851-57; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1860. Died in 1886 (age about 82 years). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Thurston (1776?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thurston, Benjamin F. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1854, 1856-57, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Benjamin H. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Bill — of Vallejo, Solano County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Thurston, Charles — of Danville, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Postmaster at Danville, Maine, 1893-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Charles — of Iowa. Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Thurston, Charles H. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Mayor of Cambridge, Mass., 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Constance K. — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 66th District, 1970. Female. Still living as of 1970.
  Thurston, D. — U.S. Vice Consul in Quebec City, 1864; Montreal, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, David — U.S. Consul in Toronto, 1864-69. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, E. T. — of Rockville Centre, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Rockville Centre, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Edward Anthony — also known as Edward A. Thurston — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Frank G. — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, H. S. — of Stanford, Judith Basin County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Henry F. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Lockport, N.Y., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Jacob — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Postmaster at Schenectady, N.Y., 1810-20. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, James F. — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston; elected 1908; defeated, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, James S. — of San Joaquin County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 11th District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Jeremiah — of Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1816-17. Interment at Thurston Cemetery, Hopkinton, R.I.
  Relatives: Father of Benjamin Babock Thurston (1804-1886).
  Thurston, John — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling, 1821-23, 1825, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, John M. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1800-02, 1804-05. Burial location unknown.
John M. Thurston Thurston, John Mellen (1847-1916) — also known as John M. Thurston — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., August 21, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; general solicitor for Union Pacific Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1872, 1888; Temporary Chair, 1888; Permanent Chair, 1896; speaker, 1896; chair, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, chair, 1896; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1875-77; Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 1880; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1895-1901; member of Republican National Committee from Nebraska, 1896; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1896. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., August 9, 1916 (age 68 years, 354 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Thurston County, Neb. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Thurston, Judy — of Minnesota. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Thurston, Lee M. (b. 1895) — of Perry, Shiawassee County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Central Lake, Antrim County, Mich. Born in Central Lake, Antrim County, Mich., August 7, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; school teacher; superintendent of schools; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1949-53. Protestant. Member, Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Lloyd (1880-1970) — of Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa. Born in Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, March 27, 1880. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Iowa state senate, 1920-24; U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1925-39 (8th District 1925-33, 5th District 1933-39); candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1938. Protestant. Member, American Legion; United Spanish War Veterans; Rotary. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, May 7, 1970 (age 90 years, 41 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of S. Thurston and Margaret (Maloy) Thurston; married, January 13, 1910, to Louella Bolibaugh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thurston, Mrs. Lloyd — of Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1944; member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Maud — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Paul Cleveland (b. 1887) — also known as Paul C. Thurston — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Newry, Oxford County, Maine, December 2, 1887. Democrat. Manufacturer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate; member, Credentials Committee); president, Rumford Falls Trust Co. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob A. Thurston and Flora (Dinsmore) Thurston; married, December 25, 1911, to Elsie M. Hall.
  Thurston, Philip B. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1933, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Ray L. See Raymond LeRoy Thurston
  Thurston, Raymond LeRoy (1913-1981) — also known as Raymond L. Thurston; Ray L. Thurston — of Madison, Dane County, Wis.; Missouri. Born in St. Louis, Mo., February 4, 1913. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Toronto, 1938; Naples, 1939; Bombay, as of 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, 1961-63; Somalia, 1965-68. Died in 1981 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thurston, Richard H. — of Chemung County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Samuel D. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Samuel M. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Samuel Royal (1816-1851) — of Oregon. Born in Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine, April 15, 1816. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Oregon Territory, 1849-51. Died aboard the steamer California, in the North Pacific Ocean, April 9, 1851 (age 34 years, 359 days). Original interment somewhere in Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero; reinterment in 1853 at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Thurston County, Wash. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thurston, W. A. — of Redowl, Meade County, S.Dak.; Sturgis, Meade County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 47th District, 1919-22, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Wallace — of Floral Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Floral Park, N.Y., 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Thurston, Walter Clarence (1895-1974) — also known as Walter C. Thurston — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born near Denver (unknown county), Colo., December 5, 1895. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Sao Paulo, as of 1926; U.S. Minister to El Salvador, 1942; U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, 1943; Bolivia, 1944-46; Mexico, 1946-50. Died in 1974 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thurston, William A. — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.


THURWACHTER (Soundex T623) — See also BURWASH, DURRWACHTER, HURWITCH, HURWITZ, PACHTER, SACHTER, SCHACHTER, SCHLACHTER, SPURWAY, WACHT, WACHTEL, WACHTELL, WACHTER, WACHTLER.

  Thurwachter, Louis L. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.


THUY (Soundex T000) — See also HUTTY, TEW, THEW, THOE, THUE, TOAY, TOO, TOUGH, TOW, TOWE, TOY, TOYE, TUAI, VANBENTHUYSEN.

  THUY: See also Thuy Krawczyk — Thuy Nguyen


THWAITES (Soundex T320) — See also BRAITHWAITE, BRATHWAITE, COWPERTHWAITE, CROSTHWAITE, GOLDTHWAITE, HUTHWAITE, KAITES, LEWTHWAITE, MORAITES, OUTHWAITE, POSTLETHWAITE, SATTERTHWAITE, SMURTHWAITE, THISTLETHWAITE, THWAITS.

  Thwaites, Gordon W. — of Calhoun County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THWAITS (Soundex T320) — See also BAITS, GAITSKELL, GAITSKILL, THWAITES, VAITSES, VANHAITSMA, WAITS, WAITSTILL.

  Thwaits, Cecil — of St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio. Mayor of St. Marys, Ohio, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


THWEAT (Soundex T300) — See also THWEATT, TWEEDT.

  Thweat, P. O. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1868. Burial location unknown.


THWEATT (Soundex T300) — See also SWEATT, THWEAT, TWEEDT.

  Thweatt, Mrs. H. P. — of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Thweatt, Lane — of Oxford, Calhoun County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thweatt, Peterson — of Georgia. Georgia state comptroller general, 1855-64. Burial location unknown.


THWING (Soundex T520) — See also BORTHWICK, KIRSCHWING, RETHWISCH, SCHWING, SCHWINGER, SMITHWICK, SOUTHWICK, THING, TWING, WING.

  THWING: See also William Franklin Draper
  Thwing, Alfred L. — Member of Minnesota state senate 52nd District, 1923-28. Burial location unknown.
  Thwing, Lisa — of Shoreline, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Thwing, Ronald — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 78th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.


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