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WADEL (Soundex W340) — See also ADEL, DEWAL, DEWALL, EWALD, GREENWADE, HOLSWADE, HUNERWADEL, LADEW, MCWADE, SCHWADER, SCHWADERER, SWADEEP, SWADESH, TWADELL, WADDEL, WADDELL, WADDILL, WADDLE, WADE, WADEWITZ, WALDE, WANDEL.

  WADEL: See also Albert Wadel Moursund III


WADEWITZ (Soundex W332) — See also DEWITT, DEWITTE, GREENWADE, HOLSWADE, HUNERWADEL, LADEW, MADEWELL, MCWADE, RADEWAGEN, SCHWADER, SCHWADERER, SEIDEWITZ, SWADEEP, SWADESH, TRADEWELL, TWADELL, WADE, WADEL.

  Wadewitz, William R. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


WADFORD (Soundex W316) — See also BRADFORD, BROADFOOT, BROADFORD, FORD, LEADFOOT, RADFORD, SHADFORD, STRADFORD, WATFORD, WOODFORD.

  Wadford, Luther L. — of Largo, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of Largo, Fla., 1924-25. Burial location unknown.


WADHAM (Soundex W350) — See also BADHAM, BRADHAM, DADHAM, STEADHAM, WADHAMS, WEDUM.

  WADHAM: See also Shubael Hammond
  Wadham, James E. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1911-13. Burial location unknown.


WADHAMS (Soundex W352) — See also ABRAHAMS, ABRAHAMSON, BADHAM, BRADHAM, BRIGHAMS, CHAMSKI, DADHAM, GILHAMS, HAMS, HAMSHER, HAMSTEAD, HAMSTRAUT, NACHAMSON, SHAMS, STEADHAM, WADHAM.

  WADHAMS: See also Ebenezer Jolls Ormsbee
  Wadhams, Albert — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1898 (14th District), 1900 (15th District), 1904 (14th District), 1906 (14th District). Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wadhams, E. C. — of Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 21st District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, Edward — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, Erland See Orlo Erland Wadhams
  Wadhams, Everett Calhoun (1898-1991) — also known as Everett C. Wadhams — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn., February 19, 1898. Republican. Dairy farmer; milk dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bloomfield, 1939-41. Died in Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn., December 29, 1991 (age 93 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Allyn Wadhams (1862-1958) and Harriet Calhoun (Benedict) Wadhams (1867-1958); married to Edith M. Dellert (1897-1981); fourth cousin once removed of Orlo Erland Wadhams.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Wadhams, George D. — of Wolcottville (now Torrington), Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, Isaac — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1825-26. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, John M. — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, John M. (1870-1941) — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., September 14, 1870. Republican. Banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1911-12; member of Connecticut state senate 30th District, 1913-14. Died September 17, 1941 (age 71 years, 3 days). Interment at Goshen Center Cemetery, Goshen, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadhams, Noah S. — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, Orlo Erland (1890-1973) — also known as Erland Wadhams — of Alexandria, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn., October 10, 1890. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Alexandria, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Alexandria, 1956. Died in Bristol, Grafton County, N.H., August 28, 1973 (age 82 years, 322 days). Interment at Homeland Cemetery, Bristol, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Orlo Eugene Wadhams (1852-1936) and Nellie Maria (Kimberly) Wadhams (1858-1949); married to Nellie Content Kimberly (1889-1960); first cousin four times removed of Moses Seymour; second cousin thrice removed of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857), Henry Seymour and George Smith Catlin; second cousin four times removed of Thomas Seymour; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Chauncey Forward, Origen Storrs Seymour, Abijah Catlin (1805-1891), Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), Hezekiah Cook Seymour, George Seymour, McNeil Seymour and Henry William Seymour; fourth cousin of William Allyn Wadhams; fourth cousin once removed of Silas Seymour, Stephen Wright Kellogg, Edward Woodruff Seymour, Augustus Sherrill Seymour, Joseph Battell, Morris Woodruff Seymour, Horatio Seymour, Jr., Norman Alexander Seymour and Everett Calhoun Wadhams.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadhams, Philip J. — of Marlborough, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Marlborough, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wadhams, Ralph (1798-1877) — of St. Clair County, Mich. Born in 1798. Delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 7th District, 1835. Died in 1877 (age about 79 years). Interment at Kinney Cemetery, Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Mich.
  Wadhams, Richard — of Greenwood Village, Arapahoe County, Colo. Republican. Colorado Republican state chair, 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008 (delegation chair). Still living as of 2008.
  Wadhams, William Allyn (1862-1958) — also known as William A. Wadhams — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., March 18, 1862. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bloomfield, 1921-22. Died in Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn., May 16, 1958 (age 96 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Alonzo Wadhams (1826-1923) and Harriet Newell (Allyn) Wadhams (1831-1913); married to Harriet Calhoun Benedict (1867-1958); father of Everett Calhoun Wadhams; fourth cousin of Orlo Erland Wadhams (1890-1973).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Wadhams, William H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.


WADINE (Soundex W350) — See also BERNADINE, BLADINE, DINE, DWAINE, EDWINA, JADINE, WADDEN, WAINE, WEIAND, WIEAND.

  WADINE: See also Wadine V. Williams


WADLEIGH (Soundex W342) — See also CHUDLEIGH, FRIEDLEIN, LEIDLEIN, LEIGH, SENDLEIN, WADLEY, WADLIN, WADLINGER, WADLOW, WOODLEY.

  WADLEIGH: See also Frank Carey Archibald
  Wadleigh, Albert P. (b. 1886) — of Merrimac, Essex County, Mass. Born November 7, 1886. Republican. Accountant; wholesale merchant; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1918-19; member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Essex District, 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wadleigh, Bainbridge (1831-1891) — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H., January 4, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1855-56; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1873-79. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 24, 1891 (age 60 years, 20 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery, Milford, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wadleigh, Fred M. (1846-1913) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in New Hampshire, 1846. Mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., 1891. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1913 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wadleigh, Fred T. — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Milford; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wadleigh, Ira (1795-1875) — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Born June 12, 1795. Whig. Postmaster at Old Town, Maine, 1825-37, 1843-49. Died August 27, 1875 (age 80 years, 76 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Old Town, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadleigh, John — of Meredith, Belknap County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Wadleigh, L. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wadleigh, Matthew (1821-1905) — of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis. Born September 22, 1821. Mayor of Stevens Point, Wis., 1873. Died March 12, 1905 (age 83 years, 171 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Stevens Point, Wis.
  Relatives: Married to Judith M. Harvey (1825-1897).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WADLEY (Soundex W340) — See also ADLEY, BOADLEY, BRADLEY, CADLEY, DADLEY, DAWLEY, HADLEY, HEADLEY, HOADLEY, LADLEY, SCHREADLEY, SPRADLEY, STADLEY, STRADLEY, WADLEIGH, WADLEY-FOY, WADLIN, WADLINGER, WADLOW, WELDAY, WOODLEY.

  WADLEY: See also Caryl Wadley-Foy


WADLEY-FOY (Soundex W341) — See also FOY, WADLEY.

  Wadley-Foy, Caryl — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


WADLIN (Soundex W345) — See also BEADLING, DWINAL, HEADLINE, MADLINE, SPRADLING, STRADLING, WADLEIGH, WADLEY, WADLINGER, WADLOW, WIDLON, WIDNALL, WILAND, WILLAND, WINDALL.

  Wadlin, John F. (d. 1953) — of Highland, Ulster County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1941-53; died in office 1953. Methodist. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died April 30, 1953. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John J. F. Wadlin and Charlotte (Voight) Wadlin; married 1935 to Beatrice Hasbrouck.


WADLINGER (Soundex W345) — See also BEADLING, BRENDLINGER, BUDLINGER, GRINDLINGER, HEADLINE, INGER, LINGER, MADLINE, NEIDLINGER, RIEDLINGER, SPRADLING, STRADLING, WADLEIGH, WADLEY, WADLIN, WADLOW, WALDINGER, WILDANGER.

  Wadlinger, Guy J. — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.


WADLOW (Soundex W340) — See also ADLOW, BRADLOW, HADLOW, SADLOWSKI, WADLEIGH, WADLEY, WADLIN, WADLINGER, WALDOW, WARDLOW, WOODLEY.

  WADLOW: See also Redmond Black
  Wadlow, Harold F. — of Alton, Madison County, Ill. Mayor of Alton, Ill., 1945-47; defeated, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WADMOND (Soundex W355) — See also EDMOND, EDMONDS, EDMONDSON, MCREDMOND, READMON, REDMOND, RODMOND, WADMORE.

  Wadmond, Lowell Curtis (1896-1986) — also known as Lowell Wadmond — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Racine, Racine County, Wis., March 16, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Freemasons. Died September 25, 1986 (age 90 years, 193 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeland, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Christian George Wadmond and Celia (Jensen) Wadmond; married, July 27, 1938, to Mary Elita Cason (1904-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WADMORE (Soundex W356) — See also BEARDMORE, CUDMORE, MORE, PODMORE, PREDMORE, PREEDMORE, PRIDMORE, READMON, SCIDMORE, SKIDMORE, WADMOND, WIDMER, WIDMEYER, WIDMYER, WIEDMER, WOODMER.

  WADMORE: See also Wadmore Redhead


WADOWSKI (Soundex W320) — See also BRODOWSKI, DROZDOWSKI, EJDOWSKI, GADOWSKI, GWADOSKY, GWIAZDOWSKI, LANDOWSKI, LEWANDOWSKI, MEADOWS, SADOWSKI, SADOWSKY, WALDOWSKI, WARDOWSKI.

  Wadowski, Daniel — of Wayne County, Mich. Independent American candidate for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1960; Independent American candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


WADSWORTH (Soundex W326) — See also BEDSWORTH, DODSWORTH, GOLDSWORTHY, HOLDSWORTH, HOLLANDSWORTH, WARDSWORTH, WORTH.

  WADSWORTH: See also Theodore Mead Bailey — George Everett Boysen — Charles Rollin Buckalew — Wadsworth Bull — Mrs. J. Wadsworth Carpenter — Arthur Lee Ely — William Wadsworth Evans — William Wadsworth Evans, Jr. — Samuel Wadsworth Gould — Wadsworth D. Leeper — Leonidas William Spratt — Timothy Wadsworth Stanley — James Wadsworth Symington — Richard Yates
  Wadsworth, (need first name) — of New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Adrian Rowe, Sr. (1855-1941) — also known as Adrian R. Wadsworth — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., November 26, 1855. Republican. Farmer; civil engineer; coal and ice dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1897-1902, 1921-22, 1925-32; defeated, 1894, 1908, 1914; warden (borough president) of Farmington, Connecticut, 1904-09, 1917; first selectman of Farmington, Connecticut, 1917, 1920-21. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., May 15, 1941 (age 85 years, 170 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Winthrop Manna Wadsworth (1812-1891) and Lucy Ann (Ward) Wadsworth (1820-1883); married to Charlotte Bishop Steele (1866-1918); father of Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Jr. (1895-1973); fourth cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth.
  Political family: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, Adrian Rowe, Jr. (1895-1973) — also known as Adrian R. Wadsworth, Jr. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., February 25, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; coal and ice dealer; warden (borough president) of Farmington, Connecticut, 1934-38. Died December 20, 1973 (age 78 years, 298 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Sr. (1855-1941) and Charlotte Bishop (Steele) Wadsworth (1866-1918).
  Political family: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, Charles Frederick (1835-1899) — also known as Charles F. Wadsworth — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 6, 1835. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1886. Died in York, Livingston County, N.Y., November 13, 1899 (age 64 years, 38 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Samuel Wadsworth and Mary Craig (Wharton) Wadsworth (1814-1874); brother of James Wolcott Wadsworth; married, September 29, 1864, to Jessie Burden (1840-1917); uncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth; great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington; second great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott; second great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin of Edward Oliver Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843), George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Morris Woodruff, Elisha Hunt Allen, George Washington Wolcott, Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929), Lawson Wooding Hall and Selden Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, Clarence Seymour (1871-1941) — also known as Clarence S. Wadsworth — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 29, 1871. Delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 33rd District, 1933. Died in Montreal, Quebec, April 7, 1941 (age 69 years, 221 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Wadsworth (1815-1887) and Cornelia (DeKoven) Wadsworth (1827-1895); married to Katharine Fearing Hubbard (1875-1957); fourth cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth (1807-1864).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Godfrey family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, Craig W. — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. U.S. Consul General in Teheran, as of 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, D. F. — of Marquette County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Daniel — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, David, Jr. — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, David — of Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wadsworth, David L. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Dixie — of Minerva, Stark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wadsworth, Dorthen — of Arley, Winston County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wadsworth, E. — of Yreka, Siskiyou County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Eliot — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Frederick — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, G. A. — of East Winthrop, Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine. Postmaster at East Winthrop, Maine, 1889-1901. Burial location unknown.
George Wadsworth II Wadsworth, George II (1893-1958) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 3, 1893. University professor; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nantes, 1917-19; Constantinople, 1919-20; Sofia, 1920; Alexandria, 1920-21; U.S. Consul in Cairo, 1922-24, 1928-31; U.S. Consul General in Bucharest, 1935; Jerusalem, 1936-40; Damascus, 1942-44; Beirut, 1942-44; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Syria, 1942-44; Lebanon, 1942-44; U.S. Minister to Lebanon, 1944-47; Syria, 1944-47; Iraq, 1946-48; Yemen, 1953-57; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1948-52; Czechoslovakia, 1952-53; Saudi Arabia, 1953-58. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, of cancer, March 5, 1958 (age 64 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cowles Wadsworth and Mabel (Miller) Wadsworth; married, May 21, 1921, to Dorothy Maynard Lasell (died 1928); married, May 1, 1936, to Norma Mack (died 1946; daughter of Norman Edward Mack and Harriet Taggart Mack (1862?-?)).
  Political family: Mack-Wadsworth family of Buffalo, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1917)
  Wadsworth, H. E. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Isaac S. — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethlehem, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, J. B. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, J. L. See James Leo Wadsworth
  Wadsworth, James (1730-1817) — of Connecticut. Born in Durham, Middlesex County, Conn., July 8, 1730. State court judge in Connecticut, 1773; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1783; Connecticut state comptroller, 1786-88; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1786-87. Died September 22, 1817 (age 87 years, 76 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Durham, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wadsworth, James — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1851-52; member of New York state senate 31st District, 1856-58. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, James — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, James E., Jr. — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
James J. Wadsworth Wadsworth, James Jermiah (1905-1984) — also known as James J. Wadsworth — of Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y., June 12, 1905. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1932-41; resigned 1941; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1960-61; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1965-69. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; United World Federalists. Died in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., March 13, 1984 (age 78 years, 275 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. and Alice Evelyn (Hay) Wadsworth (1880-1960); brother of Evelyn Wadsworth (who married William Stuart Symington); married, June 16, 1927, to Harty Griggs Tilton; nephew of Adelbert Stone Hay; uncle of James Wadsworth Symington; grandson of John Milton Hay and James Wolcott Wadsworth; grandnephew of Charles Frederick Wadsworth; great-grandson of James Samuel Wadsworth; second great-grandson of Reverdy Johnson; second great-grandnephew of Thomas Fielder Bowie; third great-grandson of John Johnson; third great-grandnephew of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); fourth great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott and Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); fourth great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr., Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; fifth great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin of John Hay Whitney; first cousin five times removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin twice removed of Edward Oliver Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of James Hodges; third cousin thrice removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Wadsworth, James Leo (b. 1922) — also known as J. L. Wadsworth — of Panaca, Lincoln County, Nev.; Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in Alamo, Lincoln County, Nev., May 21, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; rancher; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1949-50; lawyer. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Allen Wadsworth and Lois (Stewart) Wadsworth; married, September 26, 1951, to Kathleen Vickers.
  Wadsworth, James Samuel (1807-1864) — also known as James S. Wadsworth — of New York. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., October 30, 1807. Republican. Candidate for Governor of New York, 1862; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Member, Skull and Bones. Died of wounds received in the Battle of the Wilderness, in Spotsylvania County, Va., May 8, 1864 (age 56 years, 191 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and Naomi (Wolcott) Wadsworth (1776-1831); married, May 11, 1834, to Mary Craig Wharton (1814-1874); father of Charles Frederick Wadsworth and James Wolcott Wadsworth; grandfather of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott; great-grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth; great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); second great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; first cousin once removed of Edward Oliver Wolcott; first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843), George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott; third cousin twice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Daniel Pitkin, Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929), Lawson Wooding Hall and Selden Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Frederic Lincoln Chapin; fourth cousin of Morris Woodruff, Elisha Hunt Allen and George Washington Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Theodore Dwight, Timothy Pitkin, Charles Robert Sherman, Edmund Holcomb, George Catlin Woodruff, Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Chapman Williston, William Fessenden Allen, Alfred Clark Chapin, Franklin Darius Hale, Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Sr., Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) and Clarence Seymour Wadsworth.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, James Wolcott (1846-1926) — also known as James W. Wadsworth — of Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 12, 1846. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1878-79; New York state comptroller, 1880-81; U.S. Representative from New York, 1881-85, 1891-1907 (27th District 1881-85, 31st District 1891-93, 30th District 1893-1903, 34th District 1903-07); defeated, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884, 1904; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 43rd District, 1915. Died in Washington, D.C., December 24, 1926 (age 80 years, 73 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Samuel Wadsworth and Mary Craig (Wharton) Wadsworth (1814-1874); brother of Charles Frederick Wadsworth; married 1876 to Louisa Travers (1848-1931; granddaughter of Reverdy Johnson); father of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth; great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; second great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott; second great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin of Edward Oliver Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843), George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Morris Woodruff, Elisha Hunt Allen, George Washington Wolcott, Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929), Lawson Wooding Hall and Selden Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
James W. Wadsworth, Jr. Wadsworth, James Wolcott, Jr. (1877-1952) — also known as James W. Wadsworth, Jr. — of Mt. Morris, Livingston County, N.Y.; Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y.; Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., August 12, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1905-10; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (speaker), 1924, 1928, 1936, 1940; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; U.S. Senator from New York, 1915-27; defeated, 1926; U.S. Representative from New York, 1933-51 (39th District 1933-45, 41st District 1945-51); delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion; Grange; United Spanish War Veterans; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Union League; Skull and Bones. The U.S. Senate's leading opponent of woman suffrage and alcohol prohibition. Died in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1952 (age 74 years, 314 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Wolcott Wadsworth and Mary Louisa (Travers) Wadsworth; married, September 30, 1902, to Alice Hay (born 1880; daughter of John Milton Hay); father of James Jermiah Wadsworth and Evelyn Wadsworth (who married William Stuart Symington); nephew of Charles Frederick Wadsworth; grandson of James Samuel Wadsworth; grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; great-grandson of Reverdy Johnson; great-grandnephew of Thomas Fielder Bowie; second great-grandson of John Johnson; second great-grandnephew of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); third great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott and Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); third great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr., Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; fourth great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin once removed of Edward Oliver Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin thrice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; fourth cousin once removed of Eli Coe Birdsey, George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., July 12, 1743. Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1788; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1789-95; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1795-1800. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., April 30, 1804 (age 60 years, 293 days). Interment at Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wadsworth, John — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Joseph — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Julius — Democrat. Young Democrat candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Julius — U.S. Vice Consul in Caracas, as of 1929; U.S. Consul in Danzig, as of 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, L. L. — of Pembroke, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Peleg (1748-1829) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Mass., May 6, 1748. Merchant; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Adjutant General of Massachusetts, 1778; land agent; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1792; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-1807 (4th District 1793-95, 2nd District 1795-97, at-large 1797-1805, 15th District 1805-07). Died in Hiram, Oxford County, Maine, November 12, 1829 (age 81 years, 190 days). Interment at Wadsworth Cemetery, Durgintown, Hiram, Maine.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Barlett (1753-1825); grandfather of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882; poet).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wadsworth, Peter R. — of Indiana. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Philip — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield; elected 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Reva M. — American candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Wadsworth, S. B. — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1904, 1908 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, S. D. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Samuel — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Sidney — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1833-34, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, W., Jr. — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, William Henry (1821-1893) — also known as William H. Wadsworth — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., July 4, 1821. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate, 1853-56; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1860; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1861-65, 1885-87. Died in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., April 2, 1893 (age 71 years, 272 days). Interment at Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wadsworth, William W. — of Montgomery County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wadsworth, Winthrop M. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Farmington, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.


WADY (Soundex W300) — See also EADY, HADY, OUIDA, WADDEY, WADDY, WADE, WEDDA, WEEDA, WIDDI, WOODA, WOODY.

  Wady, James — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1837. Burial location unknown.


WAECHTER (Soundex W236) — See also BAECHLE, BAECHOTEL, DAECHECK, DECHTEREVA, DUERRWAECHTER, FECHTER, PAECHT, PRAECHTER, PRECHTER, SCHECHTER, WACHTER, WECHTER, WEILBAECHER, WUCHTER.

  Waechter, James A. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAEHNER (Soundex W560) — See also DAEHN, WAHNER, WANER, WANNER, WEHNER.

  Waehner, Louis C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.


WAELDER (Soundex W436) — See also DEWAELE, ELDER, SCHWARZWAELDER, WALDAUER, WALDER, WALDERA, WALDOR, WALLDER, WELDER, WILDER.

  WAELDER: See also Madline Waelder Smith


WAERS (Soundex W620) — See also GAERSTE, WAAYERS, WAGERS, WASSER, WATERS, WEERS.

  Waers, Frank A. (b. 1868) — of Lawson, Ray County, Mo.; Plattsburg, Clinton County, Mo. Born near Liberty, Clay County, Mo., November 25, 1868. Democrat. Wholesale produce business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1941-44. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Mimms.


WAESCHE (Soundex W200) — See also AESCHLIMAN, FAESCH, FLAESCH, HAESCHE, LAESCH, WASCH, WASH, WESCHE.

  Waesche, Donald — of Bergen County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Bergen County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.


WAFA (Soundex W100) — See also SWAFFIELD, SWAFFORD, WAFER, WAFFLE, WAFFORD, WAVA, WHIPHEY.

  WAFA: See also Wafa Fay Beydoun


WAFER (Soundex W160) — See also HAFER, SWAFFIELD, SWAFFORD, WAFA, WAFFLE, WAFFORD, WEPFER.

  WAFER: See also James Earl Major
  Wafer, Adam B. — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wafer, John — of Ellicott City, Howard County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wafer, Moses J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1885-88; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.


WAFFLE (Soundex W140) — See also AFFLECK, AFFLERBACH, FAWELL, RAFFLER, SAFFLE, SCHAFFLER, SWAFFIELD, SWAFFORD, WAFA, WAFER, WAFFORD, WEFEL.

  WAFFLE: See also William Shuler Carlisle — Frank Edgar Fowler
  Waffle, Ernest — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 49th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.


WAFFORD (Soundex W163) — See also CRAFFORD, FORD, GAFFORD, HAFFORD, LAFFORD, PAFFORD, SAFFORD, SPAFFORD, STAFFORD, SWAFFIELD, SWAFFORD, TRAFFORD, WAFA, WAFER, WAFFLE, WATFORD, WEIFORD, WOFFORD.

  Wafford, Lillian — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WAG (Soundex W200) — See also GAW, WAGG, WAX, WAY.

  Wag: See Alfred Wagenknecht


WAGAMAN (Soundex W255) — See also AMAN, BINGAMAN, DEGAMAS, GAMACHE, GAMAGE, HAGAMAN, STILLWAGAN, SWAGAR, WAGAMON, WAGANFIELD, WAGAR, WAGGAMAN, WAGMAN, WOLGAMATT, ZAGAME.

  Wagaman, Charles D. — of Hagerstown, Washington County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wagaman, Ed — of Milford, Barton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Barton County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wagaman, Philip — Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.


WAGAMON (Soundex W255) — See also AMON, GAMON, GAMOS, HAGAMAN, IMBERGAMO, MAGOWAN, STILLWAGAN, SWAGAR, WAGAMAN, WAGANFIELD, WAGAR, WAGGAMAN, ZAGAME.

  Wagamon, Daniel — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 10th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Wagamon, John T. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.


WAGANFIELD (Soundex W251) — See also BANFIELD, CANFIELD, CRANFIELO, GRANFIELD, MANFIELD, SANFIELD, SANFIER, STANFIELD, STILLWAGAN, SWAGAR, WAGAMAN, WAGAMON, WAGAR.

  Waganfield, Albert — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


WAGAR (Soundex W260) — See also AGAR, EAGAR, HAGAR, MAGAR, STILLWAGAN, SWAGAR, WAGAMAN, WAGAMON, WAGANFIELD, WAGER, WARGA, WEAGER, WIGGER.

  Wagar, Albert W. — of Brownstown Township, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Brownstown Township, Michigan, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wagar, Edgar S. (b. 1850) — of Edmore, Montcalm County, Mich. Born in Constantine, St. Joseph County, Mich., August 30, 1850. Republican. Lumber business; banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Montcalm County 1st District, 1893-96; member of Michigan state senate 18th District, 1897-1900. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Wagar, Mrs. Guy See Irene Wagar
  Wagar, Humphrey R. — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Mayor of Ionia, Mich., 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wagar, Irene — also known as Mrs. Guy Wagar — of Edmore, Montcalm County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-49; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagar, Kirk — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wagar, Mars E. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.


WAGENAAR (Soundex W256) — See also CARTAGENA, MAGENAU, MOLENAAR, NAAR, SCHAFTENAAR, SHAGENA, VAGENAS, VANEENENAAM, VANWAGENAN, WAGENER, WAGGENER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGONER, WASSENAAR, WEGENER.

  Wagenaar, Christine — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.


WAGENER (Soundex W256) — See also BURGENER, DEGENER, GENERAL, GENEROS, GENEROSO, REGENER, VANWAGENEN, WAGENAAR, WAGERNER, WAGGENER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGNER, WAGONER, WEGENER, ZIEGENER.

  WAGENER: See also Beverly Robinson Grayson — Frank O. Staiger, Jr.
  Wagener, Abraham — of Penn Yan, Ontario County (now Yates County), N.Y. Postmaster at Penn Yan, N.Y., 1818-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, August P. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1886, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, David Douglas (1792-1860) — also known as David D. Wagener — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., October 11, 1792. Democrat. Merchant; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1833-41; banker. Died in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., October 1, 1860 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery, Easton, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wagener, Ella E. — also known as Ella E. Hardin — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Vice-chair of Nebraska Republican Party, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 25, 1925, to Frederick H. Wagener (1898-1982).
  Wagener, F. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, Frederick H. (1898-1982) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in O'Fallon, St. Clair County, Ill., November 27, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; secretary of Nebraska Republican Party, 1936-37; secretary to U.S. Sen. Kenneth S. Wherry, 1943-46; Lancaster County Attorney, 1947; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion; Lions; Elks; Optimist Club; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in 1982 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. F. Wagener and Hester (Rable) Wagener; married, October 25, 1925, to Ella E. Hardin (1900?-?).
  Wagener, Henry — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 21st District; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, J. M. — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1944, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, Johann Andreas — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, John — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1916 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wagener, Samuel H. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at San Jose, Calif., 1886-90. Burial location unknown.


WAGENIUS (Soundex W252) — See also BERGENIUS, EUGENIUS, MAGENIS, WIGGANS, WIGGINS.

  Wagenius, Peter D. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WAGENKNECHT (Soundex W252) — See also ANKNEY, BERNKNOPF, GODKNECHT, GUDKNECHT, GUTKNECHT, HANSKNECHT, HOUSEKNECHT, KNECHT, KOENIGSKNECHT, KRANKNESS, LANGENKAMP, LIEBERKNECHT, PAGENKOPF, PINKNEY, STALLKNECHT, UNKNOWN, WINDEKNECHT.

  Wagenknecht, Alfred (1881-1956) — also known as Paul Holt; A. B. Mayer; A. B. Martin; U. P. Duffy; "Wag" — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Ohio; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Missouri; Illinois. Born in Görlitz, Germany, August 15, 1881. Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1906, 1912; executive secretary, Communist Labor Party, 1919-20; executive secretary, United Communist Party, 1920-21; national secretary, Friends of Soviet Russia, 1922; Communist candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1933. Died in Illinois, August 26, 1956 (age 75 years, 11 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Hortense Allison (sister of Elmer T. Allison); father of Helen Allison Winter (1908-2001) (who married Carl Winter).
  Political family: Winter-Wagenknecht family.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wagenknecht, Dale C. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 38th District, 1968, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Wagenknecht, Helen Allison See Helen Allison Winter
  Wagenknecht, Hortense Allison (1887-1975) — also known as Hortense Wagenknecht; Hortense Allison — of Ohio; Connecticut; California. Born in Warsaw, Benton County, Mo., January 14, 1887. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1932; candidate for California state assembly 71st District, 1934. Female. Died May 28, 1975 (age 88 years, 134 days). Interment at Woodbine Cemetery, Puyallup, Wash.
  Relatives: Sister of Elmer T. Allison; married 1905 to Alfred Wagenknecht; mother of Helen Allison Winter (1908-2001) (who married Carl Winter).
  Political family: Winter-Wagenknecht family.
  Epitaph: "Daughter of the earth, mother to generations of hers and others, worker and leader in the class struggle, a life well lived in work and love."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WAGENLANDER (Soundex W254) — See also GREENLAND, PENLAND, VANLANDEGEND.

  Wagenlander, Catherine — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.


WAGENSEIL (Soundex W252) — See also AGENS, BENSEIK, DESGROSSEILLIERS, GENSERT, GEORGENSEN, HAAGENSON, HAGENS, HAGENSTON, JORGENSEN, JURGENSEN, SEILAND, SEILER, SEILING, WAGENSELLER.

  WAGENSEIL: See also Luis Marty Moragues


WAGENSELLER (Soundex W252) — See also AGENS, BENSEL, BENSELL, GENSERT, GEORGENSEN, HAAGENSON, HAGENS, HAGENSTON, HENSEL, HENSELER, JORGENSEN, JURGENSEN, MENSEL, RENSEL, RENSELLAER, SELLER, SELLERS, SPONSELLER, VENSEL, WAGENSEIL, WAGONSELLER, WENSEL.

  Wagenseller, George C. — of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pa. Postmaster at Selinsgrove, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wagenseller, Jacob — Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 15th District, 1846-47. Burial location unknown.


WAGENVOORD (Soundex W251) — See also BOORD, BOORDE, ROORDA, RUTHERFOORD, VANHOORDE, VANSANTVOORD, VANVOOHEE, VANVOORHEES, VANVOORHIES, VANVOORHIS, VOORDE.

  Wagenvoord, Cornelius (1911-1984) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Okemos, Ingham County, Mich. Born October 28, 1911. Mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1951-53. Died in 1984 (age about 72 years). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Atlantic Ocean.


WAGER (Soundex W260) — See also AGER, EAGER, GRAWE, GUDENSCHWAGER, HAGER, MAGER, OBERWAGER, SCHWAGER, SWAGER, WAGAR, WAGERNER, WAGERS, WAGNER, WANGER, WEAGER, WIGGER, YAGER.

  WAGER: See also Wager F. Clunis — Wager Rey — Wager Weeden
  Wager, Ambrose — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 3rd District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Ambrose — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Charles H. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, David — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1833, 1835; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1836-40. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, David J. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Eli — of Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1966-72 (20th District 1966, 15th District 1967-72). Still living as of 1972.
  Wager, Frank — U.S. Consular Agent in Acajutla, as of 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Henry — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Henry — of Westernville, Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Wager, Michael — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wager, Norman — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1930. Burial location unknown.


WAGERNER (Soundex W265) — See also GERNER, GERNERD, GERNEZ, GUDENSCHWAGER, OBERWAGER, SCHWAGER, SWAGER, WAGENER, WAGER, WAGERS.

  Wagerner, A. H. — of New Ulm, Brown County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1860. Burial location unknown.


WAGERS (Soundex W262) — See also AGERS, FAGERSTROM, GUDENSCHWAGER, HAGERSTROM, JAGERSON, LAGERSEN, LAGERSTEDT, LAGERSTROM, MAGERS, OBERWAGER, SCHWAGER, SWAGER, WAERS, WAGER, WAGERNER, WIEGERS.

  WAGERS: See also Reeves Richard Elliott
  Wagers, J. F. — of Gentry County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Gentry County, 1920. Burial location unknown.


WAGG (Soundex W200) — See also GAW, HAGG, SWAGGERTY, WAG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGENER, WAGGNER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGGY, WIGG, WRAGG.

  Wagg, Selma — of Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.


WAGGAMAN (Soundex W255) — See also AMAN, BINGAMAN, DEGAMAS, GAMACHE, GAMAGE, HAGAMAN, SWAGGERTY, WAGAMAN, WAGAMON, WAGG, WAGGENER, WAGGNER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGGY, WOLGAMATT.

  WAGGAMAN: See also Henry Waggaman Edwards
  Waggaman, George Augustus (1782-1843) — also known as George A. Waggaman — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Caroline County, Md., 1782. Circuit judge in Louisiana, 1818; secretary of state of Louisiana, 1830-32; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1831-35. Mortally wounded in a duel, and died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 22, 1843 (age about 60 years). Original interment at Girod Street Cemetery (which no longer exists), New Orleans, La.; reinterment to unknown location.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


WAGGENER (Soundex W256) — See also BURGENER, DEGENER, GENERAL, GENEROS, GENEROSO, REGENER, SWAGGERTY, WAGENAAR, WAGENER, WAGG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGNER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGGY, WAGONER, WEGENER, ZIEGENER.

  WAGGENER: See also Arthur Waggener Rhorer
  Waggener, Mrs. Balie — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Waggener, Balie P. — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waggener, Rufus — of Hillsboro, Washington County, Ore. Postmaster at Hillsboro, Ore., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waggener, W. P. — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.


WAGGNER (Soundex W256) — See also SWAGGERTY, WAGG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGENER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGGY, WAGNER, WANGER, WEGNER.

  WAGGNER: See also Ernest Eugene Jackman


WAGGONER (Soundex W256) — See also BAGGOT, BAGGOTT, HAGGOTT, SPRAGGON, SWAGGERTY, VANWAGONER, WAGENAAR, WAGENER, WAGG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGENER, WAGGNER, WAGGONNER, WAGGY, WAGONER, WEGENER.

  WAGGONER: See also Vincent Waggoner Carr — Forrest C. Donnell — Arthur Grant Hildreth — Allen Cowan Roudebush
  Waggoner, Alfred — of Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Alvin (b. 1879) — of Philip, Haakon County, S.Dak. Born in Coles Station, Coles County, Ill., November 23, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; Stanley County State's Attorney, 1910-12; Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1916. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George D. Waggoner and Ada (Feree) Waggoner; married 1908 to Harriet Brown.
  Waggoner, B. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Charles J. — of Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Clark — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Ohio. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 10th Ohio District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, D. E. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Edward Lowry — U.S. Vice Consul in Valdivia, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, H. W. — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1880-82. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Harry M. — of Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 9th Circuit, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Horace — of Festus, Jefferson County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Horace — of Mulberry, Crawford County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Jabo — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Waggoner, James T. (born c.1937) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1937. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2004, 2008 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Alabama, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Waggoner, Joseph — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1805-06. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Joyce — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Waggoner, Kelli — of Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Waggoner, Oliver G. — of Kentucky. Secretary of state of Kentucky, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Pamela — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 48th District, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Waggoner, Peter, Jr. — of New York. Member of New York state assembly from Tryon County, 1778-81. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, Robert E. — of Iowa. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Waggoner, S. T. — of Festus, Jefferson County, Mo. Postmaster at Festus, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, V. A. — of Wytheville, Wythe County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waggoner, William — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Communist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Muskegon County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.


WAGGONNER (Soundex W256) — See also BAGGOT, BAGGOTT, GONNELL, GONNOUD, HAGGOTT, SPRAGGON, SWAGGERTY, WAGENAAR, WAGENER, WAGG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGENER, WAGGNER, WAGGONER, WAGGY, WAGONER, WEGENER.

  Waggonner, Joe David, Jr. (1918-2007) — also known as Joe Waggonner, Jr. — of Plain Dealing, Bossier Parish, La. Born near Plain Dealing, Bossier Parish, La., September 7, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; wholesale petroleum products distribution business; member, Louisiana state board of education, 1960-61; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1961-79. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions; Kappa Sigma. Arrested in Washington, D.C., 1976, for soliciting a policewoman posing as a prostitute. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., October 7, 2007 (age 89 years, 30 days). Interment at Plain Dealing Cemetery, Plain Dealing, La.
  Relatives: Son of Joe David Waggonner and Elizzibeth (Johnston) Waggonner; married, December 14, 1942, to Mary Ruth Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


WAGGY (Soundex W200) — See also CRAGGY, DAGGY, MAGGY, SWAGGERTY, WAGG, WAGGAMAN, WAGGENER, WAGGNER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WIGGY.

  Waggy, Carson — of Pendleton County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Pendleton County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Waggy, William — of Clay County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Clay County, 1868. Burial location unknown.


WAGLE (Soundex W240) — See also EAGLE, HAGLE, MAGLE, WAGLEY, WEIGL, WEIGLE, WIGGLE.

  Wagle, Lawrence H. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Richmond County 1st District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Wagle, Nancy — of Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2004 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wagle, Susan — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Member of Kansas state senate 30th District; elected 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


WAGLEY (Soundex W240) — See also AGLEY, BAGLEY, DAGLEY, GALLWEY, MAGLEY, WAGLE, WAKLEY, WASLEY, WEAGLEY, WEIGLEY, WIGLEY, YAGLEY, YEAGLEY.

  Wagley, Paul — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAGMAN (Soundex W255) — See also BRAGMAN, DAGMAR, HAGMAIER, HAGMAN, WAGAMAN, WANGMAN, WAXMAN, WAYMAN, WEGMAN, WEIGMAN, WIEGMAN, WIGMAN, ZAAGMAN.

  WAGMAN: See also George Wagman Fish
  Wagman, Max — of Michigan. Candidate in Socialist primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1930; American Labor candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Wagman, Pat — of Livingston, Park County, Mont. Republican. Candidate in primary for Montana state senate 31st District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.


WAGNALLS (Soundex W254) — See also BAGNAL, BAGNALL, BIGNALL, BRIGNALL, ENNALLS, NALLS, RUNNALLS, VANALLSBURG, VANWAGNER, WAGNER, WAGNON.

  Wagnalls, Adam W. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1888. Burial location unknown.


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