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VAIL (Soundex V400) — See also BAIL, DELVAILLE, FAIL, SALVAIL, VAILE, VAILER, VAILL, VALE, VALI, VALL, VALLE, VALLI, VEHLE, VIAL, VIALL, VILA, VILLA.

  VAIL: See also Franklin Swift Billings — Vail M. Delony — Arthur H. Gleason — Raymond Vail Ingersoll — Fred Vail Johnson — Vail Montgomery Pittman
Aaron Vail Vail, Aaron (1796-1878) — of New York. Born in New York, 1796. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Great Britain, 1832-36; Spain, 1840-42; U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Canada, 1838. Died in Pau, France, November 4, 1878 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Wikigallery.org
  Vail, Abraham — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Arthur — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 14th District, 1903; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1906; Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, B. F. — of Warwick, Orange County, N.Y. Postmaster at Warwick, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Benjamin A. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1876-77; member of New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1879-84. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Carl M. — of Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Charles — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Charles — Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Vail, Charles D. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1928. Burial location unknown.
Charles W. Vail Vail, Charles Winfield (b. 1861) — also known as Charles W. Vail — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born near Fairbury, Livingston County, Ill., 1861. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912; clerk of the Illinois supreme court, 1915-19; defeated in primary, 1938. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Modern Woodmen; Moose; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Clara Barton.
  Image source: Illinois Blue Book 1919
  Vail, David M. — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1840-41. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Delmer J. (1845-1906) — of Vermont. Born in Dorset, Bennington County, Vt., September 15, 1845. U.S. Consul in Charlottetown, 1897-1906, died in office 1906. Died in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, October 30, 1906 (age 61 years, 45 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Vail, Sr. (1816-1893) and Laura F. (Andrus) Vail (1817-1892); married to Marion S. Cochrane (1851-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vail, Dmitri — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Vail, Donald — of Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Vail, Edmund G. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Edward M. — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Fred — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Vail, George (1809-1875) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., July 21, 1809. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1843-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1853-57; defeated, 1850; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1858-61; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1865-71. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 23, 1875 (age 65 years, 306 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  Relatives: First cousin of Theodore Newton Vail (1845-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vail, George M. — of Riverhead, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904; chair of Suffolk County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, George W. — Greenback Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Harrison A. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Progressive. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Harry L. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Henry (1782-1853) — of New York. Born in New York, 1782. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1837-39. Died in 1853 (age about 71 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Vail, Henry W. — Republican. Independent Republican candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Howard See J. Howard Vail
  Vail, J. A. — of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, J. Howard — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Cumberland County Democratic Party, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, John — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Postmaster at Charlotte, N.C., 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Lewis — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1842-44. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Lewis H. — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Lou W. See Louis W. Vail
  Vail, Louis W. (b. 1851) — also known as Lou W. Vail — of Goshen, Elkhart County, Ind.; Elkhart, Elkhart County, Ind. Born in Elkhart County, Ind., January 20, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1893-95; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1924. Quaker. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, M. H. C. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Moses — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1791-92; member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1796-1801; member of New York council of appointment, 1798. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, P. R. — of Ely, St. Louis County, Minn. Postmaster at Ely, Minn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Peter B. — of Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Aurora, Ind., 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Richard Bernard (1895-1955) — also known as Richard B. Vail — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 31, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1947-49, 1951-53; defeated, 1948, 1952, 1954. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 29, 1955 (age 59 years, 332 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Vail, Roy — of Lagrange, LaGrange County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Vail, Theodore Newton (1845-1920) — also known as Theodore N. Vail — of Lyndonville, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Minerva, Stark County, Ohio, July 16, 1845. Republican. General superintendent, U.S. Railway Mail Service, 1876-79; president, American Telephone and Telegraph Co., 1885-89 and 1907-19; founder of Western Electric and of Bell Labs; built an electric railway system in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1890-1904; farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Member, Union League. Died, from kidney and cardiac complications, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., April 16, 1920 (age 74 years, 275 days). Interment at Vail Memorial Cemetery, Parsippany, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Vail and Phebe (Quinby) Vail; married, August 3, 1869, to Emma Louisa Righter (1844-1905); married, July 27, 1907, to Mabel Rutledge Sanderson (died 1950); first cousin of George Vail (1809-1875).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vail, Walter S. — of Franklin, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.


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