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Turner, J.

TURNER (Soundex T656) — See also BURNER, DAURNER, DURNER, GLASSBURNER, HILTBURNER, HURNER, KAONI-TURNER, LATURNEAU, LATURNER, LOCKBURNER, MURNER, PURNER, RETURN, SOJOURNER, STONEBURNER, TARNER, THORNER, TOURNEAR, TURER, TURNESA, TURNEY, TURNIER, TURNURE, URNER, WEIDENBURNER.

  Turner, J. A. See James Archibald Turner
  Turner, J. C. — of Ellwood City, Lawrence County, Pa. Burgess of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. C. See James Castle Turner
  Turner, J. C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Turner, J. E. — of Douglas County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Douglas County, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. Frank — Maryland state comptroller, 1884-88. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. H. — of Harrison County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. M. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. McCullough — of Bethany, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. Milton See James Milton Turner
  Turner, J. P. — of Massapeag, Montville, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Massapeag, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, J. Wirt — of New Castle, Henry County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jabez — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1878-80. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Mrs. Jack P. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Turner, James (1766-1824) — of Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Born in Southampton County, Va., December 20, 1766. Democrat. Farmer; Governor of North Carolina, 1802-05; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1805-16. Died January 15, 1824 (age 57 years, 26 days). Interment at Bloomsbury Cemetery, Warrenton, N.C.
  Relatives: Father of Daniel Turner (1796-1860).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Turner, James (1783-1861) — of Maryland. Born near Bel Air, Harford County, Md., November 7, 1783. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1824-32, 1837-38, 1852-54; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1833-37 (4th District 1833-35, 3rd District 1835-37); member of Maryland state senate, 1856-58. Died near Parkton, Baltimore County, Md., 1861 (age about 77 years). Interment at Bethel Cemetery, Near Madonna, Harford County, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Turner, James — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1915-19. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James (1878-1947) — of Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., July 18, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1920. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died August 15, 1947 (age 69 years, 28 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Munroe Turner and Sophie Porter (Scott) Turner (1856-1901); married, October 30, 1902, to Pamela Waterman Tappey (1885-1968); nephew of Abigail Rogers 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; who married Franklin Luke Dodge); grandson of James Madison Turner (1820-1869); second cousin thrice removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin twice removed of Marcus Morton (1819-1891); fourth cousin once removed of George Watson French.
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Turner, James Albert — of Kentucky. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Thomas Arthur Turner (1878-1943).
  Turner, James Archibald (b. 1875) — also known as J. A. Turner — of Louisburg, Franklin County, N.C. Born in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., April 4, 1875. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1913-14. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James C. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Turner, James Castle (c.1917-1996) — also known as J. C. Turner; "Mr. Labor" — of Washington, D.C. Born in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., about 1917. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956, 1960, 1964. Member, Urban League. President of the International Union of Operating Engineers, 1975-85. Died, after a series of strokes, in Day Shore Convalescent Center, North Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., April 13, 1996 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James H. — of New London, New London County, Conn. Whig. Postmaster at New London, Conn., 1841-46, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James H. — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James H. — of Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James L. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James L. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1979-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Turner, James M. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, James M. (1928-1981) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born November 8, 1928. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 3-B; elected 1969; member of New Jersey state senate District 3-A, 1972-73; removed 1973; defeated, 1973 (3rd District); convicted in 1973 of accepting a $10,000 bribe to "fix" a stolen property case, and conspiring to frame Assemblyman Kenneth A. Gewertz, by planting narcotics in his home and his car. Died July 20, 1981 (age 52 years, 254 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Turner, James Madison (1820-1869) — also known as James Turner — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., April 1, 1820. Republican. Merchant; railroad builder; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1867. Methodist. Died, from typhoid fever, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 10, 1869 (age 49 years, 192 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Relatives: Son of Francis Stiles Turner (1776-1836) and Deborah (Morten) Turner (1782-1851); married, October 1, 1843, to Marian Munroe (1818-1912); father of James Munroe Turner and Abigail Rogers 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; who married Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929)); grandfather of James Turner; second cousin once removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin of Marcus Morton (1819-1891); third cousin once removed of George Watson French; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Allcock Sprague.
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Turner, James Milton (1840-1915) — also known as J. Milton Turner — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in slavery in St. Louis, Mo., 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1871-78; stabbed in the chest by George W. Medley, in St. Louis, October 9, 1872. African ancestry. First African-American to serve as a U.S. diplomat. Died, as the result of a railroad tank car explosion, in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., November 1, 1915 (age about 75 years). Interment at Father Dickson's Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Turner School (opened 1924, renamed for Turner 1932, closed 1976), in Kirkwood, Missouri, was named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS James Turner (built 1942, scrapped 1970) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Turner, James Munroe (1850-1896) — also known as James M. Turner — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 23, 1850. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 1st District, 1877-78; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888; mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1889, 1895; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1890. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., July 6, 1896 (age 46 years, 74 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Marian (Munroe) Turner (1818-1912) and James Madison Turner; brother of Abigail Rogers 'Abby' Turner (1864-1947; who married Franklin Luke Dodge (1853-1929)); married, September 20, 1876, to Sophie Porter Scott (1856-1941); father of James Turner; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Morton (1784-1864); third cousin once removed of Marcus Morton (1819-1891); fourth cousin of George Watson French.
  Political family: Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Turner, James W. (1862-1913) — also known as Jim Turner — of Earlville, La Salle County, Ill.; La Grange, Cook County, Ill. Born in Earlville, La Salle County, Ill., May 3, 1862. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District, 1903-05. Member, Freemasons. Died in La Grange, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1913 (age 50 years, 271 days). Interment at Precinct Cemetery, Earlville, Ill.
  Turner, James W. — also known as Jim Turner — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jared — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jean — of Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Turner, Jeanette S. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1946, 1950. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jerome (1942-2000) — Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., February 18, 1942. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, 1987-2000; died in office 2000. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., February 12, 2000 (age 57 years, 359 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Turner, Jerome E. — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Muskegon County 1st District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jerome W. — of Corunna, Shiawassee County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1869-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jess L. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jesse — of Arkansas. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1851-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Jesse — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Turner, Jim See James W. Turner
  Turner, Jim See James W. Turner
  Turner, Jim (b. 1946) — of Crockett, Houston County, Tex. Born in Fort Lewis, Pierce County, Wash., February 6, 1946. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1981-84; mayor of Crockett, Tex., 1989-91; member of Texas state senate 5th District, 1991-96; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1997-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004. Baptist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Turner, Jimmy — also known as Gabe Turner — of Drift, Floyd County, Ky. Democrat. Kentucky railroad commissioner 3rd District; elected unopposed 1975; elected 1979; elected unopposed 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Turner, Joe — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1998 (26th District), 2000 (4th District). Still living as of 2000.
  Turner, Joel (c.1820-1888) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1820. Democrat. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1868-70. Died in 1888 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Turner, Joel C. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Turner, John — Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of San Patricio, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John — of Canon City, Fremont County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives, 2006 (105th District), 2008 (63rd District). Still living as of 2008.
  Turner, John B. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John M. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John M. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John P. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbus, Ga., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John R. — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Mayor of Portsmouth, Ohio, 1822-23, 1825-30, 1836-37, 1855-57; postmaster at Portsmouth, Ohio, 1823-29. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John Raymond — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 89th District. Still living as of 1975.
  Turner, John Roscoe — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, John W. (1800-1883) — of Lenawee County, Mich.; Saginaw County, Mich.; Vermillion, Clay County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in 1800. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1847, 1849, 1851-52 (Lenawee County 1847, 1849, Saginaw County 1851-52); candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1862; member Dakota territorial council, 1865-67, 1870-71. Died in 1883 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Turner County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Turner, John W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Turner, Johnny Ray (b. 1949) — of Drift, Floyd County, Ky. Born December 19, 1949. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; dean of students, Morehead State University; member of Kentucky state senate 29th District, 2001-. Baptist. Still living as of 2004.
  Turner, Joseph — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 13th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Joseph — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Joseph H. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Joseph L. — of Waukesha County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Waukesha County 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Josh — of Cleveland, White County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Turner, Joshua I. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Joshua N. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1852-53, 1871-73 (16th District 1852-53, 24th District 1871-73). Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Josiah — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1857; circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1858-81. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Josiah (1821-1901) — of North Carolina. Born in Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., December 27, 1821. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1852-60, 1879; delegate to North Carolina secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from North Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1875. Died near Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., October 26, 1901 (age 79 years, 303 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Episcopal Churchyard, Hillsborough, N.C.
  Turner, Josiah — U.S. Consul in Amherstburg, as of 1884-89. Burial location unknown.


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