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WAGNON (Soundex W255) — See also CHAGNON, DAGNON, GAGNON, MACAGNONE, VANWAGNER, WAGNALLS, WAGNER, WAGON.

  Wagnon, Joan D. (b. 1940) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born July 7, 1940. Democrat. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1983-94; candidate in primary for Governor of Kansas, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1996; mayor of Topeka, Kan., 1997-2001; Kansas Democratic state chair, 2011-. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail


WAGON (Soundex W250) — See also EAGON, GOWAN, STILLWAGON, VANWAGONEN, VANWAGONER, WAGNON, WAGONER, WAGONSELLER, WASON, WEGGEN, WIGGIN, WOGAN.

  Wagon Boy, The: See Thomas Corwin


WAGONER (Soundex W256) — See also LAGONEGRO, MAGONE, RAGONE, STILLWAGON, VANWAGONEN, VANWAGONER, WAGENAAR, WAGENER, WAGGENER, WAGGONER, WAGGONNER, WAGNER, WAGON, WAGONSELLER, WEGENER.

  WAGONER: See also John Anthony Backes
  Wagoner, Adeline P. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1922. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Arthur F. — of Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Mo. Mayor of Excelsior Springs, Mo., 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Blanche H. — of Bloomfield, San Juan County, N.M. Candidate for mayor of Bloomfield, N.M., 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Wagoner, Clarence R. — of Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Candidate in primary for Governor of Oregon, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Clifton E. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Little Falls, N.Y., 1944-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Clint — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Elward C. — of Bloomfield, San Juan County, N.M. Mayor of Bloomfield, N.M., 1974-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Wagoner, George Chester Robinson (1863-1946) — also known as George C. R. Wagoner — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 3, 1863. Republican. Undertaker; real estate business; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1903; defeated, 1902. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 27, 1946 (age 82 years, 236 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
George Washington Wagoner Wagoner, George Washington (1856-1919) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 22, 1856. Democrat. Printer; physician; one of the organizers, and director, of the Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1896-99. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 26, 1919 (age 63 years, 63 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Rev. George Wagoner (1826-1889; perished in Johnstown flood) and Mary L. (Henrie) Wagoner (1829-1889; perished in Johnstown flood).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of Cambria County (1907)
  Wagoner, J. W. — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Mayor of Rochester, Minn., 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, James — of Albany County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, James — of St. Louis, Mo. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Missouri state auditor, 1936; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1938, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Joe F. See Joseph F. Wagoner
  Wagoner, Joseph F. — also known as Joe F. Wagoner — of Berkeley County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates, 1962 (Berkeley County), 1964 (1st District). Still living as of 1964.
  Wagoner, Joseph H. (1844-1908) — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Bradford County, Pa., July 31, 1844. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, Minn., 1883-85. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., May 3, 1908 (age 63 years, 277 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Minn.
  Relatives: Married to Emily G. 'Emma' Aldrich (1846-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wagoner, Kirk Barney — also known as Kirk B. Wagoner — of Montana City, Jefferson County, Mont. Republican. Candidate in primary for Montana state house of representatives 77th District, 2010; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wagoner, L. C. — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wagoner, Mark — of Ottawa Hills, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wagoner, Roy — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


WAGONSELLER (Soundex W252) — See also BONSELL, CONSELYEA, GONSALVES, GONSHAK, GONSOULIN, MONSELL, SELLER, SELLERS, SPONSELLER, STILLWAGON, TARGONSKI, VANWAGONEN, VANWAGONER, WAGENSELLER, WAGON, WAGONER.

  Wagonseller, B. F. — of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wagonseller, Kent — of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wagonseller, Wayne Warren (1921-1955) — also known as Wayne W. Wagonseller — of Texas. Born in Montague County, Tex., February 1, 1921. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1947-50; member of Texas state senate, 1951-55; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1951. Established a national marathon filibuster record in March, 1955. Died August 13, 1955 (age 34 years, 193 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.


WAGSTAFF (Soundex W231) — See also BAGSTAD, BIGGERSTAFF, BIGSTAFF, BUCKSTAFF, CLAGSTONE, FRAGSTEIN, GRINDSTAFF, HAGSTROM, KLAGSTAD, LONGSTAFF, MAGSTADT, STAFF, STAFFELLI, STAFFES, STAFFIERI, STAFFILANO, STAFFIN, STAFFORD, TAFF.

  Wagstaff, Alfred, Jr. — of Suffolk County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1867, 1874 (Suffolk County 1867, New York County 7th District 1874); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Wagstaff, Kenneth — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Randolph County Republican Party, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Wagstaff, R. M. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagstaff, Thomas E. — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wagstaff, Thomas H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Wagstaff, W. R. — of Kansas. Candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Wagstaff, William B. — of Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Burial location unknown.


WAGUESPACK (Soundex W221) — See also CRUMPACKER, KILLPACK, KOLPACKE, MORAGUES, PACK, PACKARD, PACKER, PACKHAM, PACKWOOD, PENNYPACKER, POSTUPACK, SPACKMAN, WAGUS.

  Waguespack, Leonard (1861-1929) — of Oubre, St. James Parish, La. Born in Raceland, Lafourche Parish, La., September 9, 1861. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1912. Died April 15, 1929 (age 67 years, 218 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Aubert Florian Waguespack (1838-1906) and Marie Froiselie (Simon) Waguespack (1840-1938); married 1879 to Alice Monier; uncle of Rene Joseph Waguespack (1897-1981).
Rene J. Waguespack Waguespack, Rene Joseph (1897-1981) — also known as Rene J. Waguespack — of St. James, St. James Parish, La. Born in Louisiana, November 12, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1924. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., June 30, 1981 (age 83 years, 230 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Raymond Joseph Waguespack (1867-1940) and Eva Delphine (Waguespack) Waguespack (1867-1958); married to Bertha Gerson; nephew of Leonard Waguespack (1861-1929).
  Image source: "The Wolf", Loyola University (1928)


WAGUS (Soundex W220) — See also WAGUESPACK, WIGGS.

  Wagus, Harmon A. — of Homestead, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for burgess of Homestead, Pennsylvania, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAHBA (Soundex W100) — See also AHBE, NEGAHBAN, WABO, WAHBY, WEBBO, WEHBA, WEHBY.

  Wahba, Marcelle M. (b. 1948) — Born in 1948. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to United Arab Emirates, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


WAHBY (Soundex W100) — See also AHBE, NEGAHBAN, WABO, WAHBA, WEBBO, WEHBA, WEHBY.

  Wahby, Brian — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2000, 2008. Arabic ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Wahby, Ted B. — of St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Mayor of St. Clair Shores, Mich., 1983-94. Still living as of 1994.


WAHEED (Soundex W300) — See also AHEE, CAHEEN, FALAHEE, GAHEELA, HEED, LOUGHEED, NASHEED, RASHEED, SHAHEED, SHAHEEN, SHEEDY, WAHID, WHEEDON.

  WAHEED: See also Waheed R. Boctor


WAHID (Soundex W300) — See also MUJAHID, SHAHID, WAHEED, WAID.

  WAHID: See also Wahid Mahmood


WAHL (Soundex W400) — See also MAHL, WAAL, WAHLBERG, WAHLE, WAHLER, WAHLERS, WAHLGREN, WAHLHEIM, WAHLMAN, WAHLS, WAHLUND, WALL, WALLE, WAUL, WEHLE, WOHL.

  WAHL: See also M. L. Abrahamson — Samuel Wahl Ezelle III — Albert Wahl Hawkes — L. Wahl Hilding
  Wahl, Bert — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wahl, Deborah — of Pleasanton, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wahl, Edward — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wahl, Elmer J. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 12th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wahl, Florence — of Milaca, Mille Lacs County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Wahl, J. J. — of near Emery, Hutchinson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 7th District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  Wahl, Jacob (1876-1945) — of Clough, Meade County, S.Dak. Born September 23, 1876. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 51st District, 1939-42. Died March 24, 1945 (age 68 years, 182 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wahl, James — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wahl, Leroy — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 105th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Wahl, Maurice — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1938; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wahl, Ray — of Northampton, Northampton County, Pa. Burgess of Northampton, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wahl, Robert H. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAHLBERG (Soundex W416) — See also AHLBERG, BERG, DAHLBERG, MEHLBERG, MEHLBERGER, MUHLBEIER, STAHLBERGER, WAHL, WAHLBRINK, WALBERG, WALLBERG, WEILBURG, WILBORG, WOLLBORG.

  WAHLBERG: See also Albin Edmund Bjorklund
  Wahlberg, Virginia — of Fridley, Anoka County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


WAHLBRINK (Soundex W416) — See also BRINK, MEHLBRECH, MUEHLBRONNER, WAHLBERG, WOLLBRINCK.

  Wahlbrink, William — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Contractor; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.


WAHLE (Soundex W400) — See also WAAL, WAHL, WAHLER, WAHLERS, WALL, WALLE, WAUL, WEHLE.

  Wahle, Gustav R. (1836-1908) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Burkau, Saxony, Germany, November 12, 1836. Republican. Postmaster at Cincinnati, Ohio, 1874-78. German ancestry. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 25, 1908 (age 71 years, 348 days). Interment at Walnut Hills Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Gustav A. Wahle (1800-1849) and Adelheid M. Wahle (1805-1882).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WAHLER (Soundex W460) — See also HARWELL, MAHLER, WAHL, WAHLE, WAHLERS, WALLER, WOHLER.

  Wahler, Brian C. — of Piscataway, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of Piscataway Township, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Wahler, Paulette — of Piscataway, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WAHLERS (Soundex W462) — See also AHLERS, EHLERS, ELHLERS, LERS, SHARWELL, WAHL, WAHLE, WAHLER, WILLERS.

  Wahlers, Irwin M. — of Morgan County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Morgan County, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.


WAHLGREN (Soundex W426) — See also AHLGREN, AHLGRIM, AHLGRIMM, DAHLGREN, WAHL, WALGREN, WALLGREN, WOHLGEMUTH.

  Wahlgren, Carl A. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1908. Burial location unknown.


WAHLHEIM (Soundex W450) — See also HEIM, KOHLHEPP, MUEHLHEAUSLER, WAHL, WALLEM, WILIAM, WILLAM, WILLIAM, WILLIM, WLLIAM, WOHLHETER, WOLLAM, WOOLAM.

  Wahlheim, Gerry — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WAHLMAN (Soundex W455) — See also BAHLMANN, DAHLMAN, DAHLMEIER, STAHLMAN, STAHLMANN, WAHL, WALLMAN, WALMAN.

  Wahlman, John S. — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Mayor of Ishpeming, Mich.; elected 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wahlman, Peter O. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1903. Burial location unknown.


WAHLQUIST (Soundex W422) — See also AHLQUIST, ALQUIST, APPELQUIST, DAHLQUIST, HALQUIST, QUIST.

  Wahlquist, Rainard B. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Hastings, Neb., 1894-97, 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wahlquist, Ruth — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Wahlquist, Theodore S. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wahlquist, Wilfrid H. — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Bennington, Vt., 1948-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAHLS (Soundex W420) — See also WAHL, WAHLSTEDT, WAHLSTRAND, WALLS, WALSH, WALZ, WELLS, WILLS, WILLSE, WOLZ.

  Wahls, Myron H. (b. 1921) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 11, 1921. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1974; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1975-82; appointed 1975; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 1st District, 1982-; appointed 1982. African ancestry. Member, National Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Civil Liberties Union. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAHLSTEDT (Soundex W423) — See also AHLSTRAND, AHLSTROM, DAHLSTEDT, DAHLSTROM, HALSTED, MAHLSTEDT, WAHLS, WAHLSTRAND, WELSTED.

  Wahlstedt, Dave — of Excelsior, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


WAHLSTRAND (Soundex W423) — See also AHLSTRAND, AHLSTROM, DAHLSTEDT, DAHLSTROM, DEELSTRA, GILSTRAP, HILLSTRAND, MAHLSTEDT, POELSTRA, STRAND, WAHLS, WAHLSTEDT.

  Wahlstrand, Harry L. (b. 1890) — of Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minn. Born in Kandiyohi County, Minn., 1890. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 25, 1930; member of Minnesota state senate 25th District, 1939-60. Burial location unknown.


WAHLUND (Soundex W453) — See also EDHLUND, LUND, SCHLUND, SCHLUNDT, SCHLUNSEN, SCHLUNT, WAALAND, WAHL, WAYLAND, WEHLAND, WEILAND, WEYLAND, WIELAND, WILAND, WILLAND, WYLAND.

  Wahlund, G. — Member of Minnesota state senate 44th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.


WAHNER (Soundex W560) — See also BAHNER, DAHNERT, FAHNER, JAHNER, LAHNERS, NEWVAHNER, WAEHNER, WAHNISH, WANER, WANNER, WEHNER, ZAHNER.

  Wahner, James W. — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly 15th District; elected 1972; elected unopposed 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Wahner, Norman E. — of New Jersey. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1996 (1st District), 1998 (3rd District), 2000 (3rd District); Conservative candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


WAHNISH (Soundex W520) — See also HINSHAW, NISH, WAHNER, WONSCH, WUNSCH, ZAHNISER.

  Wahnish, S. A. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Mayor-commissioner of Tallahassee, Florida, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAHR (Soundex W600) — See also MAHR, WAHRHEIT, WAHRMAN, WAIR, WAR, WARE, WARR, WEHR, YAHR.

  WAHR: See also George Wahr Sallade


WAHRHEIT (Soundex W630) — See also SUHRHEINRICH, WAHR, WAHRMAN, WEHRHEIM, WEREAT, WHERITT.

  WAHRHEIT: See also Hubert Teitelbaum


WAHRMAN (Soundex W655) — See also WAHR, WAHRHEIT, WARMAN, WEIRMAN, WERMAN, WIERMAN, WIREMAN, WORMAN.

  Wahrman, Robert F. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1923. Burial location unknown.


WAIBEL (Soundex W140) — See also BLAWIE, LAIBE, SAIBER, WEIBEL.

  Waibel, Brent — of Indiana. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Waibel, Randall — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 127th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


WAID (Soundex W300) — See also HAID, SWAID, WADE, WAHID, WAIDE, WAIT, WALD, WAUD, WAYDE.

  WAID: See also Robert Lendon Bibler — Waid V. Clark — Waid H. McKnight
  Waid, Carter — of Lawton, Comanche County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waid, David — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Waid, Gary — of Juneau, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WAIDE (Soundex W300) — See also SWAID, WADE, WAID, WAITE, WALDE, WAUD, WAYDE, WEIDE.

  Waide, Ben — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Waide, Perry E. — of Waurika, Jefferson County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Burial location unknown.


WAIGAND (Soundex W253) — See also SAIGAL, WAIGHSTILL, WAIGHTSTILL, WAIGSTILL, WEIGAND, WEIGANDT, WEYGAND, WIEGAND.

  Waigand, Ben H. See Benjamin Harrison Waigand
  Waigand, Benjamin Harrison (1900-1998) — also known as Ben H. Waigand — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 8, 1900. Democrat. Electrical engineer; inventor; refrigeration equipment dealer; mayor of Nampa, Idaho, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho, May 6, 1998 (age 97 years, 302 days). Interment at Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Idaho.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Charles Waigand (1854-1938) and Wilhelmina (Honig) Waigand (1854-1904); married, October 1, 1920, to Grace Woodward (1902-1930); married, July 17, 1931, to Jessie L. Harker (1908-1986); married 1986 to Maxine (Tapp) Davidson (1914-2011).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waigand, Jessie L. (1908-1986) — also known as Jessie L. Marshall; Jessie L. Harker — of Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho. Born in Utah, November 8, 1908. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1944. Female. Died in Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho, February, 1986 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Married, November 20, 1926, to Ferry L. Harker (1901-1930); married, July 17, 1931, to Benjamin Harrison Waigand (1900-1998).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WAIGHSTILL (Soundex W223) — See also HIGHSMITH, HIGHSTREET, HUGHSTON, WAIGAND, WAIGHTSTILL, WAIGSTILL, WASTELL, WASTILA, WEASTELL, WESTALL, WESTEL, WESTLEY, WESTLIE, WESTLY.

  WAIGHSTILL: See also John Waighstill Hodges


WAIGHTSTILL (Soundex W232) — See also ALRIGHTS, HAIGHT, KNIGHTS, LAIGHT, LAIGHTON, LIGHTSEY, RIGHTS, SIGHTS, SLAIGHT, SPAIGHT, SRAIGHT, STRAIGHT, WAIGAND, WAIGHSTILL, WAIGSTILL, WAITSTILL, WRAIGHT, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  WAIGHTSTILL: See also Waightstill Avery


WAIGSTILL (Soundex W234) — See also BIGSTAFF, GIGSTAD, HERIGSTAD, KOENIGSTEIN, STILL, WAIGAND, WAIGHSTILL, WAIGHTSTILL.

  WAIGSTILL: See also William Waigstill Avery


WAIHEE (Soundex W000) — See also DONIHEE, ISAIH, LAIHONEN, RAIHLE, WEHE, WEIHE, WEYHE, WIEHE.

  Waihee, John David III (b. 1946) — also known as John D. Waihee — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, May 19, 1946. Democrat. Delegate to Hawaii state constitutional convention, 1978; member of Hawaii state house of representatives, 1981-82; Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, 1983-86; Governor of Hawaii, 1986-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Hawaii, 2004. Christian. Asian/Pacific ancestry. Member, Lions. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier


WAILES (Soundex W420) — See also AILES, BAILES, ILES, SWAIL, SWAILS, WALES, WALLES, WALLIS, WAYLES, WILES.

  Wailes, Edward Thompson (1903-1969) — also known as Edward T. Wailes — of Northport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 16, 1903. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1930; Nanking, 1931-33; U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, 1954-56; Iran, 1958-61; Czechoslovakia, 1961-62. Died in 1969 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Montgomery Blair Wailes and Johanna (Thompson) Wailes; married, December 30, 1933, to Cornelia Lyon.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wailes, F. Leonard — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Dry candidate for delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 1st District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Wailes, L. Paul — of Amherst, Amherst County, Va. Member of Virginia state senate 4th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wailes, Leonard See F. Leonard Wailes
  Wailes, Paul See L. Paul Wailes


WAINE (Soundex W500) — See also DWAINE, HAINE, MAINE, MCELWAINE, MCILWAINE, SWAINE, WADINE, WAINO, WAKINE, WANE, WANN, WAUN, WAYNE, WINE.

  Waine, Edward — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Postmaster at Charlotte, N.C., 1794-99. Burial location unknown.


WAINIO (Soundex W500) — See also ASPRINIO, BINION, CHINIO, DARMINIO, DELAINIA, FLAMINIO, HERMINIO, HIGINIO, PAINI, RAINIE, RAINIER, TOMAINI, WAINO, WEYNA, WHINNA, WHINNEY, WINI, WINNEY, WINNIE, WYNIA.

  Wainio, Helen B. — of Taylor, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Wainio, Joe — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.


WAINMAN (Soundex W550) — See also FEINMAN, HINMAN, INMAN, KLEINMAN, LINMAN, REINMANN, SCHEINMAN, SHAINMAN, STEINMAN, STEINMANN, WEINMAN, WEINMANN, WENMAN, WINNEMANN.

  Wainman, Henry — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wainman, William — of Huntington (now Shelton), Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Huntington; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.


WAINO (Soundex W500) — See also MAINO, WAINE, WAINIO, WEYNA, WHINNA, WHINNEY, WINI, WINNEY, WINNIE, WYNIA.

  WAINO: See also Waino Edward Hendrickson — Waino H. Wirkkala


WAINSCOTT (Soundex W523) — See also AINSCOUGH, AINSCOW, INSCO, INSCOE, INSCORE, LINSCOM, LINSCOTT, SCOTT, SWAINSON.

  Wainscott, G. Lee — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wainscott, Lee See G. Lee Wainscott


WAINWRIGHT (Soundex W562) — See also ARKWRIGHT, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, DRUMWRIGHT, HAINWORTH, HANDWRIGHT, RAINWATER, SEAWRIGHT, VONWREDE, WANEWRIGHT, WEINERT, WEINROTH, WEINROTT, WHEELWRIGHT, WINRIGHT, WRIGHT, WRIGHTON, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  WAINWRIGHT: See also Wainwright Abbott — Thomas Alberter Chandler — Wainwright Cushing — Robert Eliot Goodwin — Marion Wainwright Seabrook
  Wainwright, Dale — Republican. Justice of Texas state supreme court; elected 2002, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wainwright, J. Mayhew See Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright
  Wainwright, John T. — U.S. Vice Consul in Sao Paulo, as of 1929. Burial location unknown.
J. Mayhew Wainwright Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew (1864-1945) — also known as J. Mayhew Wainwright — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly, 1902-08 (Westchester County 2nd District 1902-06, Westchester County 4th District 1907-08); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1909-12; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Assistant Secretary of War, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1923-31; director, Rye National Bank; trustee, St. Luke's Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from pyelonephritis and coronary artery disease, in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., June 3, 1945 (age 80 years, 175 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Howard Wainwright (1829-1871) and Margaret Livingston (Stuyvesant) Wainwright (1839-1929); married, November 23, 1892, to Laura Wallace Buchanan; third great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Robert Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin thrice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice removed of James Jay, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); third cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin of Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, John Jacob Astor III and Guy Vernor Henry.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1923)
  Wainwright, Joseph Reeves — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wainwright, Mayhew See Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright
  Wainwright, Philip S. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wainwright, Richard L. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wainwright, Samuel J. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wainwright, Stuyvesant II (1921-2010) — of Wainscott, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1953-61; defeated, 1960; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Member, Loyal Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; Chi Psi. Died in East Hampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 6, 2010 (age 88 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carroll L. Wainwright and Edith Catherine (Gould) Wainwright; married, June 12, 1941, to Janet Parsons; married, December 4, 1965, to Betsy Trippe Douglass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wainwright, Thomas — of Camden, Kent County, Del. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Wainwright, William — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.


WAIR (Soundex W600) — See also HAIR, MAIR, WAHR, WAR, WARE, WARR, WEHR, WEIR.

  WAIR: See also John Wesley Gaines


WAISANE (Soundex W250) — See also AWAIS, CUSANELLI, FASANELLA, KISSANE, MASSANELLI, MASSANET, PLAISANCE, SANEHOLTZ, SANER, VLAISAVLJEVICH, WAISS, WASCIN, WASON, WASSON, WEASON, WESSON, WHISSEN, WIESEN.

  Waisane, Karl — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Suffolk County 1st District, 1933. Burial location unknown.


WAISS (Soundex W200) — See also AISSATA, AWAIS, CAISSE, CHAISSON, PRAISS, WAISANE, WASS, WAYS, WEISS, WISS, WISSA.

  Waiss, Beatrice — of Hudson County, N.J. The New Frontier candidate for New Jersey state senate District 12, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.


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