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UPHOFF (Soundex U110) — See also HOFF, PAFF, POFF, SCUPHOLM.

  Uphoff, Mary Jo — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1947, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Uphoff, Walter H. — of Wisconsin. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


UPJOHN (Soundex U125) — See also JOHN, PIGEON.

  Upjohn, Charles — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Progressive. Chair of Mercer County Progressive Party, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Upjohn, James T. (1858-1936) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Richland, Kalamazoo County, Mich., November 29, 1858. Republican. Physician; real estate business; business executive; one of the organizers of the Upjohn pharmaceutical company; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1925-28; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1929-34; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1934. Died in 1936 (age about 77 years). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Carrie Barnes (1860-1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upjohn, William Erastus (1853-1932) — also known as William E. Upjohn — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in 1853. Physician; inventor of the "friable pill" to make medicines more digestible; founder of the Upjohn Pill and Granule Company, which later became the The Upjohn Company; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1918. Died in 1932 (age about 79 years). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Uriah Upjohn; married to Rachel Babcock and Carrie (Sherwood) Gilmore.


UPLAND (Soundex U145) — See also APLAND, COPLAND, COUPLAND, COWPLAND, DUNLAP, DUNLAPP, DUPLANTIER, DUPLANTIS, KUPLAST, LAND, UGLAND.

  Upland, Lewis H. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.


UPLEE (Soundex U140) — See also APLEY, APPLEY, DUPLER, DUPLESSIE, EPPLEY, EUPLE, LEUPP, RAPLEE, RUPLEY, SCHUPLER, SPLEEN, SUPLEE, SUPPLEE, WRUPLE.

  Uplee, Henry M. P. — of Herkimer, Herkimer County, N.Y. Postmaster at Herkimer, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.


UPMANN (Soundex U155) — See also APMANN, EPIMENIA, EPIMENIO, KAMPMANN, KNAPPMANN, LIPMANN, LIPPMANN, MANN, PEYMON, SCHEPPMANN, SCHOPPMANN.

  Upmann, John — of Monroe, Green County, Wis. Candidate for mayor of Monroe, Wis., 1972. Still living as of 1972.


UPP (Soundex U100) — See also APP, OPP.

  Upp, George, Jr. (1810-1865) — of York, York County, Pa. Born in York, York County, Pa., October 16, 1810. Whig. Postmaster at York, Pa., 1841-45. Died in York, York County, Pa., July 25, 1865 (age 54 years, 282 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Catharina (Stoehr) Upp (1778-1858) and George Upp (1779-1853); married, May 1, 1837, to Eliza Ann McIlvain (1817-1868).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upp, John Wesley (1831-1903) — also known as John W. Upp — of Highland County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, February 17, 1831. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; People's candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Highland County, 1897. Died March 13, 1903 (age 72 years, 24 days). Interment at Hulitt Cemetery, Highland County, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Relatives: Son of Susannah (Ault) Upp (1804-1878) and Nicholas Upp (1805-1867); married, February 17, 1859, to Orpha W. Spargur (1836-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


UPPENKAMP (Soundex U152) — See also FAHRENKAMP, GALLENKAMP, HAFTENKAMP, HASENKAMP, HECKENKAMP, HILLENKAMP, HINSENKAMP, HORENKAMP, HUPPENTHAL, KRUPPENBACHER, LANGENKAMP, NONNENKAMP, PENKO, RUPPENTHAL, SPENKS.

  Uppenkamp, Jamie — of Maria Stein, Mercer County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


UPPER (Soundex U160) — See also AUPPERLE, CRUPPER, DUPPER, EYPPER, HUPPERT, KUPPER, KUPPERMAN, RUPE, RUPPE, RUPPERSBERGER, RUPPERT, SHUPPERT, TUPPER, UPPERMAN.

  Upper, Norman L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


UPPERMAN (Soundex U165) — See also AUPPERLE, COOPERMAN, CRUPPER, DUPPER, ERMAN, HUPPERT, KAPPERMAN, KOOPERMAN, KUPERMAN, KUPPER, KUPPERMAN, OPPERMAN, OPPERMANN, PEPPERMINT, RUPPERSBERGER, RUPPERT, SHUPPERT, SUPERMAN, TUPPER, UPPER, WIPPERMAN, WIPPERMANN, ZIPPERMAN.

  Upperman, John — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1881-96. Burial location unknown.


UPRIGHT (Soundex U162) — See also BEAUPRIE, CUPRILL, RIGHT.

  UPRIGHT: See also Benjamin McClung


UPSHAW (Soundex U120) — See also CAPSHAW, KEMPSHALL, PASCH, PASHA, PESCH, PEUSCH, POSCH, PUSHAW, PUSHEE, SHAW, UPSHUR.

  UPSHAW: See also Randy Lew Ewing — Duncan Upshaw Fletcher — Lynn Upshaw Stambaugh
  Upshaw, James — of Essex County, Va. Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Essex County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Upshaw, Jessica (born c.1960) — of Diamondhead, Hancock County, Miss. Born about 1960. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Upshaw, Mrs. Royce — of Turrell, Crittenden County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Upshaw, William David (1866-1952) — also known as William D. Upshaw; "Earnest Willie" — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., October 15, 1866. U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1919-27; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1932. Baptist. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1952 (age 86 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Upshaw and Addie (Stamps) Upshaw; married, May 5, 1909, to Margaret Beverly.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


UPSHUR (Soundex U126) — See also SHUR, UPSHAW.

  UPSHUR: See also Littleton Dennis — John Dennis — William Henry Hunt
  Upshur, Abel Parker (1790-1844) — of Virginia. Born in Northampton County, Va., June 17, 1790. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1812-13, 1824-27; state court judge in Virginia, 1826-41; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829-30; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1841-43; U.S. Secretary of State, 1843-44; died in office 1844. Episcopalian. Among those killed in the explosion when a cannon accidentally burst on board the U.S.S. Princeton, on the Potomac River near Fort Washington, Prince George's County, Md., February 28, 1844 (age 53 years, 256 days). Originally entombed at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; later interred in 1874 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Littleton Upshur (1760?-?).
  Upshur counties in Tex. and W.Va. are named for him.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Abel Parker Upshur (built 1942, scrapped 1966) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Upshur, Littleton — of Virginia. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1809; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Abel Parker Upshur (1790-1844).
  Upshur, William A., Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


UPSON (Soundex U125) — See also POUNS, SUPPON, UPSTON.

  UPSON: See also Willard Ira Alling — Adna North Barnes — George Wells Beach — Charles H. Graham — Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr. — Jared Whitfield Pardee — Dwight Whitfield Pardee
  Upson, Andrew Seth (1835-1905) — also known as Andrew S. Upson — of Unionville, Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Burlington, Hartford County, Conn., June 16, 1835. Republican. Manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880; member of Connecticut state senate, 1880-82 (3rd District 1880-81, 4th District 1882). Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 22, 1905 (age 69 years, 251 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Unionville, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Seth Upson (1800-1839) and Martha (Brooks) Upson (1800-1889); married, October 2, 1859, to Chloe Moses (1837-1908); first cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Evelyn M. Upson; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin of Charles Upson, Gad Ely Upson and Christopher Columbus Upson; third cousin once removed of William Hanford Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907) and Harvey Washington Upson; fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour, James Wesley Upson, Charles Holden Cowles and William Hazlett Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Upson, Charles (1821-1885) — of Constantine, St. Joseph County, Mich.; Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Born in Marion, Southington, Hartford County, Conn., March 19, 1821. Lawyer; St. Joseph County Clerk, 1849-50; St. Joseph County Prosecuting Attorney, 1853-54; member of Michigan state senate, 1855-56, 1881-82 (17th District 1855-56, 10th District 1881-82); village president of Coldwater, Michigan, 1859-60; Michigan state attorney general, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1863-69; bank director; circuit judge in Michigan 15th Circuit, 1869-73; resigned 1873; member of Michigan state constitutional commission 3rd District, 1873; mayor of Coldwater, Mich., 1877-78. Died in Coldwater, Branch County, Mich., September 5, 1885 (age 64 years, 170 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lydia (Webster) Upson (1781-1861) and Asahel Upson (1783-1867); brother of Gad Ely Upson; married, August 4, 1852, to Sophia Montgomery Upham; great-grandson of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907) and Christopher Columbus Upson; second cousin once removed of Charles Holden Cowles; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; third cousin once removed of William Hanford Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Moses Seymour and Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Harvey Washington Upson; fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour, William Sheffield Cowles, James Wesley Upson and William Hazlett Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upson, Christopher Columbus (1829-1902) — also known as Columbus Upson — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born near Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 17, 1829. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1876; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1879-83. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 8, 1902 (age 72 years, 114 days). Interment at City Cemetery No. 1, San Antonio, Tex.
  Presumably named for: Christopher Columbus
  Relatives: Son of Oren Upson (1792-1865) and Betsy Snow (Wilson) Upson (1792-1865); married, December 27, 1865, to Martha Vance (1846-1911); first cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Charles Upson and Gad Ely Upson; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin of Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907); fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour and Charles Holden Cowles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upson, Columbus See Christopher Columbus Upson
  Upson, Daniel (1786-1863) — Born in Southington, Hartford County, Conn., March 18, 1786. Physician; farmer; mining business; member of Ohio state senate, 1836-38. Died in Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio, June 21, 1863 (age 77 years, 95 days). Interment at Tallmadge Cemetery, Tallmadge, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Upson (1739-1816) and Lois (Atwater) Upson (1747-1826); married, May 19, 1814, to Polly Wright (1785-1872); father of William Hanford Upson; great-grandfather of William Hazlett Upson; first cousin once removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin twice removed of Charles Upson, Calvin Josiah Cowles, Harvey Washington Upson, Gad Ely Upson, Christopher Columbus Upson, Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; second cousin thrice removed of James Wesley Upson and Charles Holden Cowles; third cousin of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Graham Hurd Chapin and George Seymour; third cousin twice removed of Frederick Enoch Woodbridge and Charles Hale; third cousin thrice removed of Asbury Wright Lee; fourth cousin of Orsamus Cook Merrill, James Doolittle Wooster, Timothy Merrill and Roger Sherman Baldwin; fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., John Charles Birdsall, John Arnold Rockwell, Norman A. Phelps, Francis William Kellogg, Ausburn Birdsall, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), Russell Sage and Simeon Eben Baldwin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upson, Evelyn M. (1852-1918) — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn., May 7, 1852. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wolcott, 1887-88, 1891-94, 1901-02, 1907-08. Died in Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn., June 19, 1918 (age 66 years, 43 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, Wolcott, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Miles S. Upson (1820-1885) and Mary Asenath (Hough) Upson (1822-1887); married to Elsie Selina Lane (1856-1906); first cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Andrew Seth Upson; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin of Charles Upson, Gad Ely Upson and Christopher Columbus Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907); fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour and Charles Holden Cowles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upson, Frederick M. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Wolcott, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Gad Ely (1823-1866) — also known as Gad E. Upson — of Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Mont. Born in Marion, Southington, Hartford County, Conn., June 3, 1823. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Indian agent; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1865. Died, from tuberculosis, in San Francisco, Calif., March 28, 1866 (age 42 years, 298 days). Interment at Sacramento City Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Lydia (Webster) Upson (1781-1861) and Asahel Upson (1783-1867); brother of Charles Upson; married, November 23, 1852, to Lucy Ann Langdon (1833-1859); great-grandson of Josiah Cowles; second cousin of Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907) and Christopher Columbus Upson; second cousin once removed of Charles Holden Cowles; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; third cousin once removed of William Hanford Upson; third cousin twice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Daniel Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Moses Seymour and Simeon Baldwin; fourth cousin of Harvey Washington Upson; fourth cousin once removed of Graham Hurd Chapin, George Seymour, William Sheffield Cowles, James Wesley Upson and William Hazlett Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upson, Garry — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1839-40. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Harvey Washington (1823-1896) — of Indiana. Born near Masonville, Delaware County, N.Y., March 14, 1823. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1865. Methodist. Died in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind., July 15, 1896 (age 73 years, 123 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Bronson Upson (1793-1872) and Betsey (Barnes) Smith Upson; married, April 14, 1844, to Jane Boyd (1823-1854); married to Lucretia Rauch; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin once removed of William Hanford Upson (1823-1910) and James Wesley Upson; fourth cousin of Charles Upson, Gad Ely Upson and Andrew Seth Upson; fourth cousin once removed of William Hazlett Upson.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Upson, J. Warren — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1936; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, James Wesley (1848-1915) — also known as James W. Upson — of Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Lysander, Onondaga County, N.Y., December 17, 1848. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1889; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Died April 17, 1915 (age 66 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benajah Conant Upson (1811-1895) and Amanda (Paul) Upson (1819-1851); married, August 23, 1876, to Elizabeth Bowman (1850-1881); married, September 27, 1889, to Lillian Barnes; second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Upson; third cousin once removed of Harvey Washington Upson; third cousin twice removed of William Hanford Upson; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Upson, Gad Ely Upson (1823-1866) and Andrew Seth Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Upson, Jesse — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1804-06. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Jill — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 65th District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Upson, Maxwell M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948, 1952; defeated, 1940, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Robert E. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Salmon — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wolcott, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Stuart A. — of Monroe, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Monroe; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Upson, Thomas F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Upson, Warren See J. Warren Upson
  Upson, William Hanford (1823-1910) — also known as William H. Upson — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio, January 11, 1823. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Sidney Edgerton; member of Ohio state senate, 1854-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1864, 1876; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1869-73; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1883; circuit judge in Ohio, 1885-93 (6th Circuit 1885-88, 8th Circuit 1888-93). Congregationalist. Died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, April 13, 1910 (age 87 years, 92 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Polly (Wright) Upson (1786-1872) and Daniel Upson; married, May 20, 1856, to Julia Ann Ford (1835-1926); grandfather of William Hazlett Upson; third cousin once removed of Charles Upson, Harvey Washington Upson, Gad Ely Upson (1823-1866) and Andrew Seth Upson; third cousin twice removed of James Wesley Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Upson, William Hazlett (1891-1975) — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt. Born in Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J., September 26, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; writer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., February 5, 1975 (age 83 years, 132 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Middlebury, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of William Ford Upson (1857-1930) and Grace (Hazlett) Upson (1861-1911); married, August 18, 1923, to Marjory Alexander Wright (1892-1987); grandson of William Hanford Upson; great-grandson of Daniel Upson; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Upson (1821-1885), Harvey Washington Upson, Gad Ely Upson and Andrew Seth Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Upson, Willis H. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Berlin; elected 1894. Burial location unknown.


UPSTON (Soundex U123) — See also CUMPSTON, EPPSTEIN, EPSTEIN, HEMPSTONE, PASTENE, PEASTON, PESOTINE, POSTEN, POSTON, UPSON, UPTON.

  Upston, John Edwin (b. 1935) — of Virginia. Born in 1935. U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda, 1985-87. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


UPTEGROVE (Soundex U132) — See also COLEGROVE, GROVE, INTEGRITY, LOVEGROVE, LUPTEN, UPDEGROVE, UPTHEGROVE.

  Uptegrove, George — of Montgomery County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1926. Burial location unknown.


UPTHEGROVE (Soundex U132) — See also APTHEKER, COLEGROVE, LOVEGROVE, UPDEGROVE, UPTEGROVE.

  Upthegrove, Dave — of Des Moines, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


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