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VANDYKE (Soundex V532) — See also BRONDYK, DYKE, HOOGENDYK, INDYK, THORNDYKE, VANDIKE, VANDYCK, VANDYK, VANDYNE, WOERTENDYKE, WORTENDYKE.

  VANDYKE: See also Kensey Johns, Jr. — Henry Clay Payne — Van Dyke J. Pollitt — Chauncey Brewer Sabin — Samuel Van Dyke Stout
  Van Dyke, A. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Alvin C. — Union Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Arlington — of Middleburgh, Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 105th District, 1979-80. Still living as of 1980.
  Van Dyke, Arthur A. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at St. Paul, Minn., 1933-55 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
Carl C. Van_Dyke Van Dyke, Carl Chester (1881-1919) — also known as Carl C. Van Dyke — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn., February 18, 1881. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; school teacher; railway mail clerk; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1915-19; died in office 1919. Episcopalian. Member, United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Washington, D.C., May 20, 1919 (age 38 years, 91 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Maplewood, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Chester B. Van Dyke and Bertha (Solum) Van Dyke; married to Myrtle Lampman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Van Dyke, Claude — Farmer-Labor candidate for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Vandyke, D. W. — of Mason, Warren County, Ohio. Mayor of Mason, Ohio, 1850-51, 1852-54, 1858-60, 1862-66, 1874-78, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Derek — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Frank J. — of Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Vandyke, Henry — of Middlesex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1850. Burial location unknown.
Henry van_Dyke van Dyke, Henry (1852-1933) — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 10, 1852. Poet; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1913-17; Luxembourg, 1913-17. Presbyterian. Died April 10, 1933 (age 80 years, 151 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II (1889-1943).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Van Dyke, J. A. — of Coleraine, Itasca County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Jacob — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, James — of Michigan. Mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, James C. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, James E. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Vandyke, James H. — of Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn. Postmaster at Alexandria, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Vandyke, Jeremiah — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, John (1807-1878) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J.; Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn. Born in Lamington, Somerset County, N.J., April 3, 1807. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1846-47, 1852-53; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1847-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1856; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1859-66; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1872; district judge in Minnesota 3rd District, 1873-78; died in office 1878. Died in Wabasha, Wabasha County, Minn., December 24, 1878 (age 71 years, 265 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  VanDyke, John — of Oshtemo Township, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Supervisor of Oshtemo Township, Michigan, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  VanDyke, Joseph — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Joseph — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Kent County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Van Dyke, Leonard W. — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at Marshall, Mo., 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Nicholas (1738-1789) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Delaware City, New Castle County, Del., September 25, 1738. Lawyer; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1776-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1777; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777; President of Delaware, 1783-86. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., February 19, 1789 (age 50 years, 147 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, New Castle County, Del.; reinterment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Van Dyke and Rachael (Alee) Van Dyke; married 1766 to Elizabeth Nixon; married to Charlotte Stanley; father of Nancy Ann Van Dyke (who married Kensey Johns, Sr.) and Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826); grandfather of Kensey Johns, Jr. and Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); third great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont; fourth great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont.
  Political family: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Van Dyke, Nicholas (1770-1826) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., December 20, 1770. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1799; Delaware state attorney general, 1801-06; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1807-11; member of Delaware state senate, 1815-16; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1817-26; died in office 1826. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., May 21, 1826 (age 55 years, 152 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Van Dyke and Elizabeth (Nixon) Van Dyke (1745-1770); married to Mary Van Leuvenigh (1768-1831); father of Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); second great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont (1894-1962); third great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  VanDyke, Rudolph — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Vandyke, T. S. — of Wabasha County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, Thomas H. — of Stewartstown, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1895-96; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Van Dyke, W. S. See Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II
  Van Dyke, Walter (d. 1905) — of California. Member of California state assembly 22nd District, 1853; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1873-76. Died in 1905. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Rowena Cooper.
  VanDyke, William — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
W. S. Van_Dyke Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong II (1889-1943) — also known as W. S. Van Dyke; "One-Take Woody" — of West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 21, 1889. Democrat. Child actor in vaudeville; director of dozens of movies, 1917-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Christian Scientist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Ill with cancer, he died by suicide, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 5, 1943 (age 53 years, 321 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of W. S. Van Dyke (Judge) and Laura (Winston) Van Dyke; married, February 26, 1935, to Ruth Mannix; cousin *** of Henry van Dyke (1852-1933).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, February 6, 1943


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