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WAIT (Soundex W300) — See also HAIT, OUTHWAIT, WAID, WAITE, WAITKUS, WAITMAN, WAITS, WAITT, WAITZ, WALT, WATT, WAYTE, WHIT.

  WAIT: See also Wait Clark — Sylvester Jones Conklin — Wait Leavenworth
  Wait, Aaron E. — Justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-62; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-62. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Addison — of Nebraska. Republican. Secretary of state of Nebraska, 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Albert S. — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Benjamin W. See Benjamin W. Waite
  Wait, David — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1847-49, 1852-53, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Frank W. — of Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, George E. — of Henry County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 46th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, George W. — of St. Charles, Kane County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, H. C. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1863; member of Minnesota state senate 3rd District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Henry L. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, I. G. — of Michigan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Ira — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, J. Paul — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 15th Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, J. William See John William Wait
  Wait, John — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 41, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, John Turner (1811-1899) — also known as John T. Wait — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., August 27, 1811. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1865-66; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1867; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1876-87. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 21, 1899 (age 87 years, 237 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: First cousin of Morrison Remick Waite (1816-1888).
  Political family: Waite-Wait family of Lyme, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wait, John William (1839-1903) — also known as J. William Wait — of Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y. Born in 1839. Village president of Sandy Hill, New York, 1869. Died in 1903 (age about 64 years). Interment at Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wait, Jonathan G. (1811-1873) — of Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in York, Livingston County, N.Y., November 22, 1811. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph County, 1851-52; member of Michigan state senate, 1863-68 (16th District 1863-66, 14th District 1867-68); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1872. Founder, editor, and publisher of the Sturgis Journal. Died in Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich., October 24, 1873 (age 61 years, 336 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, Mich.
  Wait, Lucien A. — U.S. Consul in Asuncion, as of 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Marcellus — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Nelson William (1812-1897) — also known as Nelson W. Wait — of Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y. Born in 1812. Village president of Sandy Hill, New York, 1859. Died in 1897 (age about 85 years). Interment at Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wait, Paul See J. Paul Wait
  Wait, Sheridan — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, T. B. — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Mayor of Salem, Ore., 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, Wells — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Wait, William See John William Wait
  Wait, William Cushing (1860-1935) — also known as William C. Wait — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., December 18, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1902-23; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1923-34. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Geographic Society; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Medford, Middlesex County, Mass., January 28, 1935 (age 74 years, 41 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Smith Wait (1831-1894) and Eliza Ann (Hadley) Wait (1832-1907); married, January 1, 1889, to Edith Foote Wright (1866-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wait, William H. — of Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1892-93. Burial location unknown.


WAITE (Soundex W300) — See also BROWN-WAITE, HUTHWAITE, OUTHWAITE, WAIDE, WAIT, WAITT, WATT, WATTIE, WAYTE, WHITE.

  WAITE: See also Carroll Waite Abbott — Virginia Brown-Waite — Ralph Chandler Harrison — Ira Waite Jayne — Waite Lowrey — Thomas Abraham Penman — Waite Talcott — Charles Waite Thomas — Chester Wentworth — Evan Erastus Young
  Waite, Albert Edward (1873-1937) — also known as Albert E. Waite — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., April 9, 1873. Accountant for a woolen mill; mayor of Rockville, Conn., 1930-33. English ancestry. Died in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., 1937 (age about 64 years). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Vernon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Waite (1848-1923) and Eliza (Howell) Waite (1849-1930); married 1910 to Dorothea Marie Abbey (1883-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Benjamin W. (1811-1891) — also known as Benjamin W. Wait — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 13, 1811. Farmer; supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1843-44, 1845-47, 1848-49, 1850-51; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850. Died in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., 1891 (age about 79 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dexter, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Waite (1784-1821) and Polly (Whedon) Waite; married, May 24, 1834, to Lois Ann Hicks (1814-1892); father of Benjamin W. Waite, Jr.; uncle of David E. Waite; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams, John Adams and Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Benjamin W., Jr. (1838-1914) — of Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in New York, November 18, 1838. Republican. Supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan, 1882-83; defeated, 1896. Died in Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 20, 1914 (age 75 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin W. Waite and Lois Ann (Hicks) Waite (1814-1892); married 1862 to Electa J. Chapin (1844-1907); first cousin of David E. Waite (1853-1923).
  Political family: Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Waite, Buddy L. — of Ludlow, Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 66th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Waite, Byron Sylvester (1852-1930) — also known as Byron S. Waite — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Penfield, Monroe County, N.Y., September 27, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1889-90, 1895-96; assistant prosecuting attorney; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1899-1900; appointed 1899; member, U.S. Board of General Appraisers, 1902-26; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1926-30; retired 1930. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Union League. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., December 31, 1930 (age 78 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Tarbell) Waite (1829-1888) and Elihu Waite (1830-1916); married, January 20, 1881, to Ismene Cramer; father of Alan Frederick Waite (killed in action in France during World War I).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Waite, Charles P. — Justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, David E. (1853-1923) — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Putnam Township, Livingston County, Mich., June 7, 1853. Republican. Farmer; supervisor of Scio Township, Michigan; elected 1919. Died in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 11, 1923 (age 70 years, 34 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dexter, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of David H. Waite and Eleanor (Forshee) Waite (1826-1853); married, December 5, 1877, to Ida M. Litchfield; nephew of Benjamin W. Waite; first cousin of Benjamin W. Waite, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Ray Louis Forshee (1884-1974) and Frank J. Forshee.
  Political family: Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Davis Hanson (1825-1901) — also known as Davis H. Waite; "Bloody Bridles" — of Princeton, Green Lake County, Wis.; Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Larned, Pawnee County, Kan.; Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo. Born in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., April 9, 1825. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1857; member of Kansas state legislature, 1879; Governor of Colorado, 1893-95. Died in Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo., November 27, 1901 (age 76 years, 232 days). Interment at Red Butte Cemetery, Aspen, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Olive (Davis) Waite (1786-1851) and Joseph Waite (1787-1855); married to Frances Eliza Russell (1836-1880); married, January 8, 1885, to Celia O. (Crane) Maltby (1845-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Edwin G. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Edwin G. (c.1827-1894) — of California. Born about 1827. Secretary of state of California, 1891-94; died in office 1894. Died October 30, 1894 (age about 67 years). Interment at Sacramento City Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Eleanor S. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Waite, Esther Buchanan (1913-1995) — also known as Esther B. Waite; Ester Buchanan — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Colony, Anderson County, Kan., December 17, 1913. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1953; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1961. Female. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 9, 1995 (age 81 years, 113 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Okemos, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Cassius Marcelus Clay Buchanan (1861-1930) and Marguerite May (Saffer) Buchanan (1872-1960); married to John A. Waite (1915-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Waite, Ezra — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1811-12, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, F. H. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 14th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Franklin H. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Postmaster at Jamestown, N.Y., 1844-48. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, George A. — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Harvey See John Harvey Waite
  Waite, Henry Matson — also known as Henry M. Waite — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1825-26; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1830-31; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1834-57. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Morrison Remick Waite (1816-1888).
  Political family: Waite-Wait family of Lyme, Connecticut.
  Waite, J. Harvey See John Harvey Waite
  Waite, J. L. — of Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa. Postmaster at Burlington, Iowa, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, J. Paul — of St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, James F. — of Wickliffe, Lake County, Ohio. Postmaster at Wickliffe, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, James S. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1855-58. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, John B. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, John D. — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Montana, 1904; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, John Harvey — also known as J. Harvey Waite — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1900-01; defeated, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Luther I. — of Broome County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Morrison Remick (1816-1888) — also known as Morrison R. Waite — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., November 29, 1816. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1849-50; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1862; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Lucas County, 1873; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1874-88. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1888 (age 71 years, 115 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Matson Waite; married, September 21, 1840, to Amelia C. Warner; first cousin of John Turner Wait (1811-1899).
  Political family: Waite-Wait family of Lyme, Connecticut.
  Morrison R. Waite High School (opened 1914), in Toledo, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Waite, O. S. — of North Jay, Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Postmaster at North Jay, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Paul See J. Paul Waite
  Waite, Ralph (b. 1928) — of California. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., June 22, 1928. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1990 (37th District), 1998 (44th District), 1998 (44th District). Professional actor, best known for his role as the father in the 1972-81 television series "The Waltons"; also appeared in movies such as Cool Hand Luke and Five Easy Pieces. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Waite, Rollin — of McHenry, McHenry County, Ill. Postmaster at McHenry, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Seth L. — of South Lyme, Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at South Lyme, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Silas W. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Smith B. — of Hyde Park, Lamoille County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, T. B., Jr. — of McAllen, Hidalgo County, Tex. Mayor of McAllen, Tex., 1947-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, W. W. — of Mound City, Pulaski County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Wesley L. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Jefferson County Republican Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, Will A. — of Michigan. Republican. Speaker, Republican National Convention, 1916, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Waite, William B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.


WAITKUS (Soundex W322) — See also AITKEN, AITKENHEAD, AITKIN, BUTKUS, CHAITKIN, STATKUS, WAIT, WITKISS, WITKOS, WITKUS.

  Waitkus, Jane — of Mountain Top, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WAITMAN (Soundex W355) — See also LAITMAN, SCHNAITMAN, WAIT, WALTMAN, WATMAN, WEITMAN, WHITMAN, WITMAN.

  WAITMAN: See also Mrs. Waitman Brown — Waitman T. Smith — Waitman Thomas Willey


WAITS (Soundex W320) — See also BAITS, GAITSKELL, GAITSKILL, SWATI, THWAITS, VAITSES, VANHAITSMA, WAIT, WAITSTILL, WAITZ, WALTS, WATTS, WATZ, WEETZ, WEITZ, WITTS, WOOTS.

  Waits, Bernard L. — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


WAITSTILL (Soundex W323) — See also BAITS, GAITSKELL, GAITSKILL, STILL, THWAITS, VAITSES, VANHAITSMA, WAIGHTSTILL, WAITS.

  WAITSTILL: See also Waitstill Randolph Ranney


WAITT (Soundex W300) — See also DELAITTRE, GINAITT, RAITT, SAITTA, SCHNAITTER, TAITT, WAIT, WAITE, WATT, WAYTE, WHITT, WITT.

  Waitt, Robert W., Jr. — of Richmond, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAITZ (Soundex W320) — See also DAITZ, HAITZ, SAITZ, WAIT, WAITS, WARITZ, WATTS, WATZ, WEETZ, WEITZ, WITTS, WOOTS, ZAITZEFF.

  Waitz, Fred E. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


WAKAKO (Soundex W220) — See also AKAKA, NAKAKO, NAKAKUNI, NOWAKAWSKI, OKAKOK, SAKAKIHARA.

  WAKAKO: See also Colleen Wakako Hanabusa


WAKE (Soundex W200) — See also HAKE, KWAKE, OAKE, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, WAAK, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WAKEMAN, WALKE, WARE, WARKE, WEAK, WIKE.

  Wake, Hereward — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westport; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wake, Neil Vincent (b. 1948) — Born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., 1948. U.S. District Judge for Arizona, 2004-16; took senior status 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  See also federal judicial profile


WAKEFIELD (Soundex W214) — See also DRAKEFORD, FIELD, GIANNAKEFF, KWAKE, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, WAKE, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WAKEMAN.

  WAKEFIELD: See also Samuel Wakefield Canan — Wakefield Dort — Herman Freygang — Wakefield G. Frye — Donald Wakefield Smith
  Wakefield, Albert Gallatin (b. 1804) — also known as Albert G. Wakefield — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., November 1, 1804. Republican. Mayor of Bangor, Maine, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Rufus Wakefield (1767-1813) and Hannah (Boyden) Wakefield; married, May 22, 1845, to Lucy Griffin Forbes (1817-1883); third cousin of James Beach Wakefield (1825-1910).
  Wakefield, C. L. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Charles — of Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Hatboro, Pa., 1848-51. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Edgar Charles (1866-1920) — also known as Edgar C. Wakefield — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, April 25, 1866. Lumber dealer; U.S. Consular Agent in North Bay, 1906-11. Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, May 25, 1920 (age 54 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Wakefield (1838-1921) and Louise (Wentworth) Wakefield (1838-1919); brother of Ernest Alonzo Wakefield (1868-?); married to Flora Beulah Wight.
  Wakefield, Edmund F. (1859-1946) — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., June 22, 1859. Mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1910-11. Died May 20, 1946 (age 86 years, 332 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Ernest Alonzo (b. 1868) — also known as Ernest A. Wakefield — Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, January 4, 1868. Life insurance business; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Orillia, 1898-1900; U.S. Consul in Orillia, 1900-08; Rangoon, 1908-10; Port Elizabeth, 1910-17; Prince Rupert, as of 1919-26; Ensenada, as of 1927-29; Nuevitas, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Wakefield (1838-1921) and Louise (Wentworth) Wakefield (1838-1919); brother of Edgar Charles Wakefield (1866-1920); married to Josephine Ware.
  Wakefield, Floyd L. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Wakefield, George N. (1806-1877) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Vermont, 1806. Mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., 1872. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., 1877 (age about 71 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wakefield, George W. — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 4th District, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, James — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Bloomfield, Conn., 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, James Beach (1825-1910) — also known as James B. Wakefield — of Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minn. Born in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., March 21, 1825. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1857-58, 1863, 1866 (District 14 1857-58, District 20 1863, 1866); Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1866; member of Minnesota state senate 20th District, 1867-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1868; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1876-80; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1883-87. Died in Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minn., August 25, 1910 (age 85 years, 157 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Luman Wakefield (1787-1850) and Betsey (Rockwell) Wakefield; married 1864 to Nanette Reinhart; third cousin of Albert Gallatin Wakefield (1804-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wakefield, James W. — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Maine. Republican. Mayor of Bath, Maine, 1885-89, 1894-95; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Kee — of Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minn. Postmaster at Hutchinson, Minn., 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Laureda — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Lawrence (1854-1940) — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C., November 7, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1892-93; member of North Carolina state senate 33rd District, 1913-14. Died December 6, 1940 (age 86 years, 29 days). Interment at Belleview Cemetery, Lenoir, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert R. Wakefield and Louisa R. (Ballew) Wakefield.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wakefield, Leland H. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Postmaster at Portland, Ore., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Lowell — of Port Lions, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Wakefield, Luman — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1826-27. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Margie — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wakefield, Mary — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from North Dakota, 2004; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 2004, 2008; vice-chair of North Dakota Democratic Party, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wakefield, Paul L. — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Ray C. — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1941-47. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Richard C. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, Richard C. — of Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 33rd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Wakefield, Samuel — of New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La. Postmaster at New Iberia, La., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Wakefield, V. L. — of Grubville, Jefferson County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Wakefield, William C. — of Bills Place, Fulton County, Pa.; Breezewood, Bedford County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WAKEFORD (Soundex W216) — See also DRAKEFORD, FORD, GIANNAKEFF, KWAKE, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WAKEMAN, ZICKEFOOSE.

  Wakeford, J. H. — of Adel, Cook County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.


WAKEHAM (Soundex W250) — See also DAKEHOYLOUS, DUKEHART, KEHAYA, KWAKE, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, SKEHAN, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WAKEMAN, WAREHAM.

  WAKEHAM: See also Donald Wakeham Lamm


WAKELEE (Soundex W240) — See also AKELEY, BLAKELEY, BRAKELEY, DEDOBBELEER, DELEE, DELEEUW, DRAKELEY, KWAKE, NUNNELEE, OMWAKE, PARMELEE, PEASELEE, SCHWAKE, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WAKEMAN, WUKELA.

  WAKELEE: See also Milton Cleveland Isbell
  Wakelee, Edmund Waring (b. 1869) — also known as Edmund W. Wakelee — of Demarest, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., November 21, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; utility executive; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1899-1900; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1901-10; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Honor; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Wakelee and Eliza C. (Ingersoll) Wakelee.
  Wakelee, Ephraim N. — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wakelee, Robert A. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Wolcott, Connecticut, 1922-27, 1947-57; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wolcott; elected 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Wakelee, Rose E. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wolcott; elected 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wakelee, William H. — of Southbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southbury; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.


WAKELEY (Soundex W240) — See also AKELEY, BERKELEY, BLAKELEY, BRAKELEY, BULKELEY, COKELEY, DRAKELEY, ELEY, KWAKE, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, STUKELEY, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELY, WAKEMAN, WAKLEY, WEAKLEY, WUKELA.

  WAKELEY: See also Frank Wakeley Gunsaulus
  Wakeley, Arthur C. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1917-27. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeley, Eleazer (1822-1912) — of Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio; Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis.; Douglas County, Neb. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., June 15, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin territorial House of Representatives, 1847-48; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1852-55 (14th District 1852, 12th District 1853-55); justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1857-61; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1871; district judge in Nebraska 3rd District, 1883-92; appointed 1883. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., November 21, 1912 (age 90 years, 159 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  Wakeley, Solomon — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1855, 1857. Burial location unknown.


WAKELY (Soundex W240) — See also BLAKELY, BULKELY, DRAKELY, HACKELY, KELWAY, KWAKE, MAKELY, OMWAKE, SCHWAKE, STOKELY, STUKELY, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKEMAN, WAKLEY, WUKELA.

  Wakely, Hiram H. — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.


WAKEMAN (Soundex W255) — See also BLAKEMAN, DICKEMAN, DIKEMAN, DYKEMAN, EMAN, KWAKE, LAKEMAN, OMWAKE, SAKEMAN, SCHWAKE, STAKEMAN, STUECKEMAN, WACKMAN, WAKE, WAKEFIELD, WAKEFORD, WAKEHAM, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WECKMAN, WEEKMAN, WEICHMAN, WICHMAN, WICHMANN, WICKMAN.

  WAKEMAN: See also Charles Dickey — Abraham Hatfield — Lorin Andrews Lathrop — David Provost — Erskine C. Rogers
  Wakeman, A. P. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Fairfield, Conn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Abram (1824-1889) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., May 31, 1824. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1855-57; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1862-64; organized railroads on Long Island, N.Y. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 29, 1889 (age 65 years, 29 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Clara (Wakeman) Wakeman (1784-1850) and Jonathan Wakeman (died 1867); married to Mary E. Harwood (1825-1883); fourth cousin of Seth Wakeman (1811-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wakeman, Austin — of Saugatuck, Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Westport, Connecticut, 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Eli — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, F. B. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Jesse — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston, 1833-35. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Jesup — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1820, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Lewis P. — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Westport, Connecticut, 1897-1901, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Nathan — of Seneca County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Rufus — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Westport, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wakeman, Seth (1811-1880) — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Born in Franklin, Franklin County, Vt., January 15, 1811. Republican. Lawyer; Genesee County District Attorney, 1850-56; member of New York state assembly from Genesee County 1st District, 1856-57; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1871-73. Died in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., January 4, 1880 (age 68 years, 354 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Wakeman (killed 1813 in War of 1812) and Phoebe (Johnston) Wakeman; married 1832 to Demis Powers (died 1836); married 1856 to Laura Winans; fourth cousin of Abram Wakeman (1824-1889).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Wilbur F. Wakeman Wakeman, Wilbur F. — of New York. Republican. U.S. Customs Appraiser, Port of New York, 1897; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1920, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
  Wakeman, William T. — of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


WAKIM (Soundex W250) — See also HAKIM, WAKINE, WICHUM, WICKAM, WICKHAM, WICKHEM, WIKUM, WYCKHAM.

  Wakim, Sam (born c.1966) — of Mt. Shasta, Siskiyou County, Calif. Born about 1966. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wakim, Samuel — of Granger, St. Joseph County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WAKINE (Soundex W250) — See also KINE, MAKINEN, WAINE, WAKIM, WAWCZYN.

  WAKINE: See also Wakine Tanous


WAKLEY (Soundex W240) — See also BLAKLEY, BLEAKLEY, COAKLEY, KELWAY, MAKLEY, MOAKLEY, OAKLEY, SHEAKLEY, STEAKLEY, WACLAW, WAGLEY, WAKELEY, WAKELY, WALKLEY, WARLEY, WASLEY, WEAKLEY, WECLEW, WEEKLEY, WICKLIE.

  Wakley, Ebenezer — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1808-10, 1812-13, 1816-17, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.


WAKS (Soundex W200) — See also OAKS, WACHS, WAKSBERG, WAKSMAN, WASS, WAX, WEAKS.

  Waks, Abram — Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Waks, Joan — of Wayne, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


WAKSBERG (Soundex W216) — See also AKSBAN, BERG, BLOCKSBERG, BLOKSBERG, MARKSBERRY, STOOKSBERRY, WAKS, WAKSMAN, WASSBERG.

  Waksberg, Morry — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 30th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


WAKSMAN (Soundex W255) — See also BLACKSMITH, ERIKSMOEN, GLUCKSMANN, KWASMAN, WACHSMAN, WAKS, WAKSBERG, WASSMAN, WAXMAN.

  Waksman, Jeff — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WALAKER (Soundex W426) — See also AKER, BALAKIER, BLAKER, BLANKENLAKER, CADWALADER, KOUNALAKIS, KOWALAK, LAKER, MAHALAK, MAMALAKIS, MICHALAK, SLAKER, WALANO, WALASKAY, WALCHER, WALKER, WELCKER, WELKER, WILKER.

  Walaker, Dennis R. — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 2006-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article


WALANO (Soundex W450) — See also BALANOFF, CADWALADER, CATALANO, CATALANOTTI, KOWALAK, MALANOWSKI, SALANOA, WALAKER, WALASKAY, WILLIANA.

  Walano, A. Charles — of Union County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 9-C, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Walano, Charles See A. Charles Walano


WALASKAY (Soundex W420) — See also ALASKA, BLASKA, CADWALADER, FLASKAMP, HALASKA, KOWALAK, LASKA, LASKARIS, PALASKA, ROSKAY, WALAKER, WALANO, WALESKA, WALEWSKI, WILOWSKI, WOLESKE, WOLOSZYK, WOLSKI, WOLSKY.

  Walaskay, James D. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1974; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.


WALB (Soundex W410) — See also SCHWALB, SCHWALBACH, SCHWALBOLD, WALBANK, WALBERG, WALBERT, WALBORN, WALBRIDGE, WALBY, WALD, WELBY, WILBEE, WILLIBEY, WILLOUGHBY, WOLLEB.

  Walb, Clyde A. — of Lagrange, LaGrange County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1920 (alternate), 1924; Indiana Republican state chair, 1925. Burial location unknown.


WALBANK (Soundex W415) — See also ALBAN, ALBANAH, ALBANESE, ALBANI, ALBANO, ALBANS, ALBANUS, ALBANY, BANK, KILBANKS, MILBANK, MILLBANK, MONTALBAN, MONTALBANO, NALBANDIAN, NALBANT, SCHWALB, SCHWALBACH, SCHWALBOLD, WALB, WALBERG, WALBERT, WALBORN, WALBRIDGE, WALBY, WALLBANK, WILBANKS, WOLBANK.

  Walbank, John H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1884. Burial location unknown.


WALBERG (Soundex W416) — See also ALBERGER, BERG, HALBERG, MALBERG, SALBERG, SCHWALB, SCHWALBACH, SCHWALBOLD, WAHLBERG, WALB, WALBANK, WALBERT, WALBORN, WALBRIDGE, WALBY, WALLBERG, WEILBURG, WILBORG, WOLLBORG.

  WALBERG: See also Walberg Tonstad
  Walberg, Robert C. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Walberg, Tim See Timothy Lee Walberg
  Walberg, Timothy Lee (b. 1951) — also known as Tim Walberg — of Tipton, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 12, 1951. Republican. Minister; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1983-98; U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 2007-09, 2011-; defeated, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


WALBERT (Soundex W416) — See also ADALBERT, ALBERT, ALBERTER, ALBERTHA, ALBERTI, ALBERTINA, ALBERTIS, ALBERTS, ALBERTSON, ALBERTY, BERT, HALBERT, JALBERT, SCHWALB, SCHWALBACH, SCHWALBOLD, TALBERT, WALB, WALBANK, WALBERG, WALBORN, WALBRIDGE, WALBY, WILBERT, WILBERTA, WILBURT.

  Walbert, W. E. — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Mayor of Glasgow, Ky., 1954. Still living as of 1954.


WALBORN (Soundex W416) — See also ALBORTA, BORN, SCHWALB, SCHWALBACH, SCHWALBOLD, WALB, WALBANK, WALBERG, WALBERT, WALBRIDGE, WALBY, WELBORN, WELBOURNE, WELBURN, WELLBORN, WILBORN, WILBORNE, WILBOURN, WILBOURNE, WILBURN.

  WALBORN: See also Arthur Warren Overmyer
  Walborn, Cornelius A. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Philadelphia, Pa., 1861-66. Burial location unknown.


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