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Turner, O to R

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, O. F. — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Oaks — of Putnam County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Putnam County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Orren Jack — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Oscar (1825-1896) — of Oscar, Ballard County, Ky. Born in Louisiana, 1825. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1879-85; defeated, 1874, 1876. Died in 1896 (age about 71 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Father of Oscar Turner (1867-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Turner, Oscar (1867-1902) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Kentucky, 1867. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1899-1901. Died in 1902 (age about 35 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Turner (1825-1896).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Turner, Otis — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, P. A. — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, P. Eric — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Turner, P. S. — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Paul — of McDonough, Henry County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 34th District, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Paul E. — of Faucett, Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 3rd District, 1937-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Paul W. — of Modesto, Stanislaus County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Turner, Peter H. — of Palmyra, Jefferson County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 12th District, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Peter P. — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. Mayor of Canandaigua, N.Y., 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Phil — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 44th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Turner, Phineas W. — of Turnerville, Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Postmaster at Turnerville, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, R. L. — of McDonough, Henry County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, R. M. — of Yuba County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, R. R. — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1916, 1920; Oregon superintendent of public instruction, 1926-27; appointed 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ralph C. — of near Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ralph E. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ralph G. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Republican. Acting postmaster at Decatur, Ill., 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  Turner, Randy — of South Dakota. Democrat. Candidate for South Dakota state attorney general, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Turner, Ray See Raymond Turner
  Turner, Raymond (b. 1884) — also known as Ray Turner — of Norway, Dickinson County, Mich.; Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in Vulcan, Dickinson County, Mich., July 30, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Dickinson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1914-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Turner and Elizabeth (Howard) Turner; married 1919 to Esther Junell.
  Turner, Raymond M. (b. 1916) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in New York, 1916. Democrat. Mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., 1959-60; candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1960; candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1961. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Reese — Republican. Candidate for Texas state senate 18th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Turner, Mrs. Richard — of Alexandria, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Turner, Richard A. — of Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 22nd District; elected 1975; candidate for Kentucky commissioner of agriculture, 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  Turner, Richard C. (b. 1927) — of Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Avoca, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, September 30, 1927. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate, 1960-64; Iowa state attorney general, 1967-; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, 1981-86. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Still living as of 1986.
  Turner, Richard W. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1892, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ricka — of Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert — of Minnesota. Communist. Candidate for secretary of state of Minnesota, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Turner, Robert (born c.1947) — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Born about 1947. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; member of Wisconsin state assembly 61st District, 1991-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1996. Still living as of 2004.
  Turner, Robert — of Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Turner, Robert B. — of Tennessee. Tennessee state treasurer, 1845-47. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert Bennett — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Honorary Vice-Consul for Sweden in Mobile, Ala., 1929-35. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert C. — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert E. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert F. — of West Grove, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert H. (c.1833-1900) — of Warren County, Va. Born about 1833. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1900 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert J. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 6th District, 1960; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Turner, Robert L. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Robert L. (b. 1941) — also known as Bob Turner — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1941. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 2011-13; defeated, 2010; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 2012. Still living as of 2013.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Turner, Robert L. — of Belvidere, Boone County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Boone County Republican Party, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Turner, Robert M. — of Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Turner, Robert R. — also known as Bob Turner — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 73rd District; elected 1992, 1994; elected unopposed 1996; elected 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Turner, Robert T. — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Rollin A. — of Indiana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ron — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Mayor of Covington, Ky., 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Turner, Roy Joseph (1894-1973) — also known as Roy J. Turner — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Kendrick, Lincoln County, Okla., November 6, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; oil producer; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Oklahoma, 1947-51. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., June 11, 1973 (age 78 years, 217 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Reason Turner and Etta Louise (Rogers) Turner; married 1937 to Jessica E. Grimm.
  The Turner Turnpike (opened 1953), in Tulsa, Creek, Lincoln, and Oklahoma counties, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Turner, Rozanne — of Holdenville, Hughes County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Turner, Ruby M. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 3rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Turner, Rufus — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1827. Burial location unknown.
  Turner, Ruth Childers — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Turner, Ruth Cox — of Chester, Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.


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