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TILLMAN (Soundex T455) — See also DILLMAN, FILLMAN, GILLMAN, HILLMAN, HILLMANN, LITMAN, LITTMAN, MILLMAN, SKILLMAN, SPILLMAN, STILLMAN, TALLMAN, THEILMAN, THEILMANN, THIELMAN, THILMAN, TILL, TILLEMAN, TILLMANNS, TILLMON, TILMAN, TILMANN, TULLMAN, WILLMAN.

  TILLMAN: See also Tillman Bannister — Tillman H. Erb — Tillman Farrow — Tillman Hill — Tillman M. Hounsell — Tillman Davis Johnson — Ural Alexis Johnson — James Lee Key — John Tillman Lamkin — Ben Tillman Leppard — J. Tillman Powell — Tillman Kulp Saylor
  Tillman, Abram Martin (b. 1863) — also known as Abram M. Tillman — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born near Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn., September 8, 1863. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1898-1914. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Tillman and Mary Catherine (Davidson) Tillman; brother of James Davidson Tillman (1841-?) and George N. Tillman; married, November 28, 1894, to Sarah Clayton Ford.
  Political family: Tillman family of Bedford County, Tennessee.
  Tillman, Benjamin Ryan (1847-1918) — also known as Benjamin R. Tillman; "Pitchfork Ben"; "The One-Eyed Plowboy" — of Trenton, Edgefield County, S.C. Born in Edgefield District (now Edgefield County), S.C., August 11, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lost an eye in 1864; farmer; Governor of South Carolina, 1890-94; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1895; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1895-1918; died in office 1918; in Februry, 1902, he accused fellow South Carolina senator John McLaurin, of accepting a bribe (in the form of federal patronage) to support a treaty; McLaurin called Tillman a liar, and the two came to blows on the Senate floor; both were censured by the Senate; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1904, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1912-16. English ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., July 3, 1918 (age 70 years, 326 days). Interment at Ebenezer Cemetery, Trenton, S.C.; statue at State House Grounds, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Ryan Tillman, Sr. and Sophia (Hancock) Tillman; brother of George Dionysius Tillman (1826-1902); married 1868 to Sallie Starke.
  Cross-reference: Frazier B. Baker
  Tillman County, Okla. is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Ben T. Leppard
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Ben Tillman: Stephen Kantrowitz, Ben Tillman & the Reconstruction of White Supremacy
  Tillman, Carrie — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, Charles — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Tillman, Cliff L. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Tillman, Fred — of Pawhuska, Osage County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, George Dionysius (1826-1902) — also known as George D. Tillman — of Clarks Hill, McCormick County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, 1826. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1879-82, 1883-93 (5th District 1879-82, 2nd District 1883-93). Died in 1902 (age about 76 years). Interment at Bethlehem Baptist Church Community Cemetery, Clarks Hill, S.C.
  Relatives: Brother of Benjamin Ryan Tillman (1847-1918).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tillman, George N. (b. 1851) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., January 23, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; vice-president, Merchants' Bank, Nashville; general counsel, Nashville & Decatur Railroad; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1873-74; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1896, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Christian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Tillman and Mary Catherine (Davidson) Tillman; brother of James Davidson Tillman (1841-?) and Abram Martin Tillman.
  Political family: Tillman family of Bedford County, Tennessee.
  Tillman, Irving Dilley (1886-1954) — also known as Irving D. Tillman — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in Bainbridge, Chenango County, N.Y., September 30, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; Chenango County Clerk, 1928-48; chair of Chenango County Republican Party, 1934-37. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, following a heart attack, in Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., September 3, 1954 (age 67 years, 338 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Irving J. Tillman (1860-1929) and Arabel (Guiles) Tillman (1867-1923); married, January 16, 1917, to Roxa V. Hann (1888-1950); third cousin twice removed of Jonathan R. Herrick; fourth cousin once removed of James Hammond Trumbull (1821-1897), Erskine Mason Phelps, D-Cady Herrick and Walter Richmond Herrick.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Tillman, J. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, James Davidson (b. 1841) — also known as James D. Tillman — of Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn.; Harms, Lincoln County, Tenn. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., November 25, 1841. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1870; member of Tennessee state senate, 1873, 1893, 1901; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Tillman and Mary Catherine (Davidson) Tillman; brother of George N. Tillman (1851-?) and Abram Martin Tillman; married 1865 to Mary Frances Bonner.
  Political family: Tillman family of Bedford County, Tennessee.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Tillman, Jim K. — of Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Tillman, John Newton (1859-1929) — also known as John N. Tillman — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., December 13, 1859. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state senate, 1888-92; prosecuting attorney, 4th District, 1892-98; district judge in Arkansas 4th District, 1900-05; president, University of Arkansas, 1905-12; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1915-29. Died in 1929 (age about 69 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Fayetteville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Newton J. Tillman and Mary (Mullins) Tillman; married, March 4, 1885, to Tempy Walker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tillman, L. R. — Farmer-Labor candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, Lewis (1816-1886) — of Tennessee. Born in Tennessee, 1816. Republican. State court judge in Tennessee, 1852; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1869-71. Died in 1886 (age about 70 years). Interment at Willow Mount Cemetery, Shelbyville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Nephew of Barclay Martin (1802-1890).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tillman, Neila M. (b. 1944) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1944. Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Tillman, Peter — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1905-07. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, Robert A. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, Samuel E. — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Tillman, T. P. — of Boonville, Warrick County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Warrick County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Tillman, Wheeler — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


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