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  UPHAM: See also Franz Upham Burkett — Charles Upham Champion — Horace Gray — Alvin Raymond — Sylvester Gardiner Shearman — Charles Upson — Joseph Burbeen Walker
  Upham, Alonzo S. — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1847-48 (Genesee County 1847, Genesee County 2nd District 1848); member of New York state senate 28th District, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Upham, C. A. — of Chickasaw County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Chickasaw County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Upham, Charles Leslie (1839-1929) — also known as Charles L. Upham — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Townshend, Windham County, Vt., May 24, 1839. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; one of the founders of the Ives, Upham & Rand department store in Meriden; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1873-74. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., May 28, 1929 (age 90 years, 4 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Dennis Upham and Lucy McKenzie (Spink) Upham; married to Emiie Clark (died 1864); married, July 12, 1877, to Elizabeth Hall (1844-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upham, Charles Wentworth (1802-1875) — also known as Charles W. Upham — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in St. John, New Brunswick, May 4, 1802. Whig. Ordained minister; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1840-49, 1859-60; mayor of Salem, Mass., 1852; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1853-55; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1857-58. Died in Salem, Essex County, Mass., June 15, 1875 (age 73 years, 42 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Upham (1741-1808) and Mary (Chandler) Upham; married, March 29, 1826, to Ann Susan Holmes (aunt of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935)); cousin *** of Jabez Upham and George Baxter Upham.
  Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Upham, Chester R., Jr. — of Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Upham, Don Alonzo Joshua (1809-1877) — also known as Don A. J. Upham — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in 1809. Democrat. Mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1849-50; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1851; U.S. Attorney for Wisconsin, 1857-61. Died in 1877 (age about 68 years). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upham, Edward W. (1860-1945) — of Williams, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Otsego, Allegan County, Mich., June 2, 1860. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 2nd District, 1917-18; defeated, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1928, 1930; candidate for Michigan state senate 6th District, 1926. Died in 1945 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1889 to Carrie E. Brown.
  Upham, Fred W. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1919; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Upham, George Baxter (1768-1848) — also known as George B. Upham — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., December 27, 1768. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1801-03; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1804-13, 1815; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1809, 1815; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1814-15. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., February 10, 1848 (age 79 years, 45 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  Relatives: Brother of Jabez Upham; father of James Phineas Upham; cousin *** of Charles Wentworth Upham (1802-1875).
  Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upham, Jabez (1764-1811) — of Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Massachusetts, 1764. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1807-10. Died in 1811 (age about 47 years). Interment at New Cemetery, West Brookfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Brother of George Baxter Upham (1768-1848); cousin *** of Charles Wentworth Upham.
  Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upham, James Phineas (1827-1895) — also known as James P. Upham — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born October 27, 1827. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865-66. Died April 8, 1895 (age 67 years, 163 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of George Baxter Upham (1768-1848) and Mary (Duncan) Upham.
  Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upham, Nathaniel (1774-1829) — of New Hampshire. Born in New Hampshire, 1774. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1817-23 (at-large 1817-19, 2nd District 1819-21, at-large 1821-23). Died in 1829 (age about 55 years). Interment at Old Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upham, Nathaniel Gookin — of New Hampshire. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1833-42. Burial location unknown.
  Upham, William (1792-1853) — of Vermont. Born in Massachusetts, 1792. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1830; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1843-53; died in office 1853. Died in 1853 (age about 61 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upham, William Henry (1841-1924) — also known as William H. Upham — of Marshfield, Wood County, Wis. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., May 3, 1841. Republican. Governor of Wisconsin, 1895-97. Died July 2, 1924 (age 83 years, 60 days). Interment somewhere in Marshfield, Wis.

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