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WELLS (Soundex W420) — See also EELLS, ELLS, HOWELLS, TWELLS, WAHLS, WALLS, WALZ, WELLES, WELLSTONE, WILLS, WILLSE, WOLZ.

  WELLS: See also Samuel Adams — Parmenio Adams — Wells Adams — Hugh Mead Alcorn — Howard Wells Alcorn — Hugh Meade Alcorn, Jr. — Charles H. Ambler — Fred Atwater — Spencer Thomas Bachus III — Jean Rae Backus — Anthony Bleecker Banks — Frank Elliott Barber, Jr. — Wells Barnes — George Wells Beach — Wells Beardsley — Marcus Wayland Beck — Wells H. Blodgett — William Stokes Boney — Herbert Stephenson Boreman — Wells Brooks — Robert S. Brown — Chauncey Wells Brownell — Earle Buckingham — Hezekiah Sanford Bundy — H. Wells Buser — Bruce Cartwright — Nathaniel Parrish Conrey — George Wells Cook — Clarence Alba Davis — Wells S. Dickinson — Wells E. Dunbar — Justus Oren Eakin — Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr. — Richard Wells Forsythe, Jr. — Robert Emmet Frazer — Guy Patterson Gannett — Mrs. Wells Gilbert — Wells Goodykoontz — Thomas Jefferson Graham — Heber Jeddy Grant — Elmer Wells Griswold — E. Wells Holbrook — Joseph Wells Holcomb — Austin Wells Holden — John Henry Hubbard — John Tomlinson Hubbard — Wells Andrews Hutchins — Otis Wells Johnson — Pomeroy Wells Jordan — Harold W. Kinter — William Huntington Kirkpatrick — Ezra L. Koon — Carolynne Frances Kubert — Wells Lake — Bruce Wells Long — Alfred Wells Loucks — James Ingraham Marsh — Wells R. Martin — Edwin Hyland May, Jr. — Louis McLane — Charles Willis Merriam — Samuel Wells Morris — Nicholas Wells Murphy — James Ball Naylor — Joseph Doty Oliver — James Oliver II — G. Mason Owlett — Don Albert Pardee — Ronald Ernest Paul — Rufus Thompson Peck — John Wells Peck — Cyrus Henry Pendleton — Hiram Phillips — Ralph Heyward Ramsey, Jr. — Alfred Wells Richardson — Charles Wells Russell — Charles Wells Russell — George Wells Salisbury — Richard Franklin Simpson — Henry Sinnickson — Charles R. Spear — Lucien Wells Sperry — Wells Stabler — Wells A. Strickland — Fletcher B. Swank — Gideon Tomlinson — Henry Wells Tracy — Bradley Wells Tracy — Gardner Clyde Turner — Wells Valentine — Wells Wait — Thomas Glasby Waterman — William H. Webster — Jane Wells-Schooley — Mark Wells White — John D. Winters — Ira Wells Wood — Asahel Johnson Wright — Jesse Arthur Younger
  Wells, (need first name) — Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state senate 12th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, A. — of Briscoe, Lincoln County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Lincoln County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, A. H. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Postmaster at Hyattsville, Md., 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, A. J. — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 3rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, A. W. — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 32nd District 1955. Still living as of 1955.
  Wells, A. Waters — of Herman, Grant County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Absalom, Jr. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford, 1826-28. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Albert B. (born c.1856) — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., about 1856. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Albert D. — of Wisconsin. U.S. Vice Consul in Windsor, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Albert R. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Alexander (c.1803-1854) — of California. Born about 1803. Justice of California state supreme court, 1853-54; died in office 1854. Died in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., October 31, 1854 (age about 51 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Alexander — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Alfred (1814-1867) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Delaware, 1814. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1859-61. Died in 1867 (age about 53 years). Interment at City Cemetery, Ithaca, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wells, Alfred W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ambrose H. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ammon S. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Angela — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wells, Anna Brewster — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Annanias — of Seneca County, N.Y.; Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1818-19, 1823, 1831 (Seneca County 1818-19, 1823, Wayne County 1831). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Archie B. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Artemus C. — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Arthur A. — of Iowa. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Arthur D. — of Mineral County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mineral County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Arthur W. — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Asa — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1816-18. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ashbel — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Bartlett See H. Bartlett Wells
  Wells, Bazaleel — of Jefferson County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Jefferson County, 1802; member of Ohio state senate from Jefferson County, 1803-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ben H. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Benjamin — of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa. Postmaster at Connellsville, Pa., 1797-1803. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Benjamin F. — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Benjamin R. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 3rd District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Berniece — of Escatawpa, Jackson County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wells, Betsy — of Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wells, Betty June — of Michigan. American Independent candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Wells, Bill See Wellington Wells
  Wells, Bulkeley — of Telluride, San Miguel County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1908 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Burrill E. III — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Wells, C. — of Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex. Postmaster at Nacogdoches, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, C. McGregory, Jr. — of Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Calvin See W. Calvin Wells
  Wells, Chan See Chandler J. Wells
  Wells, Chandler J. (1814-1887) — also known as Chan Wells — of New York. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., June 10, 1814. Mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1866-67. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 4, 1887 (age 72 years, 239 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wells, Charles (1786-1866) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 30, 1786. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1832-34. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 3, 1866 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Wells and Elizabeth (White) Wells; married to Nancy Gardner.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wells, Charles — Democrat. Honorary Vice-President, Democratic National Convention, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles — of Carl Junction, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Elected mayor of Carl Junction, Mo. 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles A. (1850-1934) — of Victory, Essex County, Vt.; Concord, Essex County, Vt. Born in Monson, Piscataquis County, Maine, October 27, 1850. Republican. Farmer; lumberman; miller; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Victory, 1910. Protestant. Died, of general arteriosclerosis, in Concord, Essex County, Vt., December 29, 1934 (age 84 years, 63 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wells and Sarah (Dexter) Wells.
  Wells, Charles A. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Hyattsville, Md., 1902-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles B. (d. 1851) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. U.S. Consul in Batavia, 1850. Died in Vermont, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles B. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1906; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1908; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1912, 1914, 1916; Socialist Labor candidate for mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles C. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 27th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles E. — of Oklahoma. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1924, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles K. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Milwaukee, Wis., 1864-66. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles S. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Charles T. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1994-. Still living as of 1997.
  Wells, Charles W. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Clarence C. — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Claude See J. Claude Wells
  Wells, Clifton E. — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Farmington, Connecticut, 1954-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Clyde — of Granbury, Hood County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wells, D. Franklin — of Iowa. Iowa superintendent of public instruction, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Dale W. — Democrat. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives 33rd District; elected 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Wells, Dan See Edmund Daniel Wells, Jr.
  Wells, Daniel, Jr. (1808-1902) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in West Waterville (now Oakland), Kennebec County, Maine, July 16, 1808. Democrat. Probate judge in Wisconsin, 1838; member Wisconsin territorial council, 1838-40; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1853-57. President of three railroads. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 18, 1902 (age 93 years, 245 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, Daniel Bundy — also known as Danny Wells — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wells, Daniel Hanmer (1814-1891) — also known as Daniel H. Wells — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Trenton, Oneida County, N.Y., October 27, 1814. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1866-76. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 24, 1891 (age 76 years, 148 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Heber Manning Wells (1859-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, Danny See Daniel Bundy Wells
  Wells, Darius — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Postmaster at Paterson, N.J., 1861-66, 1867-74. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Darlene — of Columbiaville, Lapeer County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Wells, David A. — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, David A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker); candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1890; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, David I. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1952, 1956, 1958, 1960; candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 2nd District, 1954; candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, David L. — of St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Chair of Macomb County Republican Party, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Wells, Dorothy L. — of California. Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Wells, Durbin H. — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Mayor of Northampton, Mass., 1960-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Wells, Dwight — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 81st District. Still living as of 1975.
  Wells, E. H. — of Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Earl — of Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ebenezer (1813-1882) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born May 26, 1813. Banker; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1863-65. Died April 25, 1882 (age 68 years, 334 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Wells, Ebenezer M. — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Cheraw, S.C., 1900-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ebenezer T. — of Colorado. Justice of Colorado territorial supreme court, 1871-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edmund — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1781-82. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edmund Daniel, Jr. (b. 1920) — also known as Dan Wells — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., April 1, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1959-62. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edmund W. — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edward A. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edward B. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edward W. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1931-33. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Edwin See William Edwin Wells, Jr.
  Wells, Edwin M. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 4th District, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Emmett See J. Emmett Wells
  Wells, Erastus (1823-1893) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 2, 1823. Democrat. Street railway business; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1869-77, 1879-81 (1st District 1869-73, 2nd District 1873-77, 1879-81); defeated, 1876. Died in St. Louis, Mo., October 2, 1893 (age 69 years, 304 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Father of Rolla Wells (1856-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wells, Erik Patrick (b. 1967) — also known as Erik Wells — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 5, 1967. Democrat. Public relations consultant; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 2004, 2008; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 2004; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 2007-. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Wells and Grace Wells; married to Natalie E. Tennant (1964?-).
  Wells, Francis — U.S. Vice Consul in Manchester, as of 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Francis See J. Francis Wells
  Wells, Francis, Sr. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Francis A. — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Steubenville, Ohio, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Francis M. — of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Big Stone Gap, Va., 1867-70. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Francis M. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Conservative. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1965 (8th District), 1966 (9th District). Still living as of 1966.
  Wells, Frank — of Centerview, Johnson County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Johnson County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wells, Frank B. — of Christmas, Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine. Postmaster at Christmas, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frank C. (b. 1851) — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Ohio, 1851. Republican. Veterinarian; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 2nd District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frank M. — of Lutesville (now part of Marble Hill), Bollinger County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frank N. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Franklin See D. Franklin Wells
  Wells, Franklin A. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Fred B. (1861-1932) — of Lagrange Township, Cass County, Mich. Born in Wayne Township, Cass County, Mich., February 16, 1861. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Cass County, 1915-26; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1925-26; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1926. English ancestry. Member, Grange. Died in Michigan, November, 1932 (age 71 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fanny (Beverstock) Wells (1829-1903) and Homer Wells (1830-1904); married, October 20, 1888, to Ina Gertrude Hunter (1867-1953).
  Wells, Fred L. — National candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frederic D. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 29th District, 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frederick A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Cigar manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1915-22; defeated, 1922, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Frederick L. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1863; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. A. — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Postmaster at St. Johns, Mich., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. B. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1902-11. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. C. — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. C. — of Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1944, 1948, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. L. See George Leon Wells
  Wells, G. M. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. W. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. W. — of Arkansas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, G. Wiley See Guilford Wiley Wells
  Wells, George (1744-1780) — of Georgia. Born in Queen Anne's County, Md., March 3, 1744. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Governor of Georgia, 1780; died in office 1780. Mortally wounded in a duel with James Jackson, and died soon after, in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., February 15, 1780 (age 35 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, George — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1904, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George A. — of Dakota County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1872, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George A. (1910-1978) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born October 7, 1910. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1966-67, 1970-71; resigned 1967, 1971. Died October 19, 1978 (age 68 years, 12 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George Leon (b. 1883) — also known as G. L. Wells — of Wardsboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., November 29, 1883. Republican. Superintendent of schools; clergyman; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Wardsboro, 1910. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George McClellan — U.S. Consular Agent in Aberdeen, as of 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George S. — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Park Ridge, Illinois, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, George S. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Geri — of Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wells, Gideon (1871-1910) — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., April 4, 1871. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Died February 23, 1910 (age 38 years, 325 days). Interment at Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Ada Adams (1874-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, Goldie — of South Dakota. Democrat. Secretary of state of South Dakota, 1937-39; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Guilford Wiley (1840-1909) — also known as G. Wiley Wells — of Mississippi. Born in New York, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1870; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1875-77; U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, 1877. Died March 21, 1909 (age about 68 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wells, Guy J. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, H. Bartlett — of North Plainfield, Somerset County, N.J. U.S. Vice Consul in Montevideo, as of 1934; Managua, as of 1938; Havana, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, H. D. — of Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1911-12, 1933-34; candidate for West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, H. H., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1870-74. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, H. H. — of Chipley, Washington County, Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Florida Democratic state chair, 1930-31; member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1937-39. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, H. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee), 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harley III — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, Harlow D. — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1895-96; postmaster at Ypsilanti, Mich., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harlow W. — of Livingston County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harold Bertrand (1876-1961) — also known as Harold B. Wells — of Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Pemberton, Burlington County, N.J., February 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1916-19. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J., August 3, 1961 (age 85 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Coward Wells (1844-1915) and Mary Adelaide (Reid) Wells; married, April 25, 1905, to Grace Ashton Heisler (1875-1944); married to Charlotte Russell Bickerton (1896-1981).
  Wells, Harold W. — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wells, Harry E. — of Sussex, Sussex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1944 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harry H. — of District of Columbia. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1876-80. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harry J. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harry O. — of Grant County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Grant County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Harvey — of Vinton County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Vinton County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Hawey A., Jr. — of Athens, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1970; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 19th District; elected 1974; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Wells, Heber Manning (1859-1938) — also known as Heber M. Wells — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 11, 1859. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1892; delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1895; Governor of Utah, 1896-1905; banker. Mormon. Died of a stroke, March 12, 1938 (age 78 years, 213 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hanmer Wells (1814-1891); married, June 5, 1901, to Emily Katz.
  Wells, Henry — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1811-12, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry G. — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Essex District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry G. — of Newton, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Newton, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry H. — of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry Horatio (1823-1890) — of Virginia. Born September 17, 1823. Republican. Governor of Virginia, 1868-69; member of Republican National Committee from Virginia, 1872-. Died February 13, 1890 (age 66 years, 149 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry Jackson (1823-1912) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 16, 1823. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1881-83. Baptist. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 24, 1912 (age 89 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Henry W. — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 36th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Hezekiah Griffith (1812-1885) — also known as Hezekiah G. Wells — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, June 16, 1812. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 11th District, 1835; Whig candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan at-large, 1837, 1838; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1840; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856, 1872 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1860; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1871-83; member of Michigan state constitutional commission 4th District, 1873. Episcopalian. Died in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., April 4, 1885 (age 72 years, 292 days). Interment at Mountain Home Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1840 to Achsah Strong.
  Wells Hall (built 1877 as dormitory, burned 1905; rebuilt on same site 1907, converted to offices 1940s, demolished 1966; rebuilt on different site 1960s as a major classroom and office building, and expanded since) at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, is named for him.
  Wells, Homer Brown — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, Horace M. — of Crete, Saline County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Crete, Neb., 1898-1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Horatio N. (1807-1858) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in 1807. Democrat. Wisconsin territory attorney general, 1839-41; mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1847-48. Died in 1858 (age about 51 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Hortense K. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1937-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Howard — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Rock Island, Ill., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Howard K. — of Colfax, Grant Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Hulet M. — of Washington. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ingrid V. — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Duluth, Minn., 1963-65. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Wells, Ira K. — of Seneca, Nemaha County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Ira K. — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Republican. U.S. Attorney for Puerto Rico, 1921-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Isaac (d. 1856) — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 3rd District, 1856; died in office 1856. Died April 8, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. B. — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Wells, J. Claude — of Memphis, Hall County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. Emmett — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 1st District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. Francis — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. K. — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wells, J. L. — of Blue Springs, Jackson County, Mo. Mayor of Blue Springs, Mo., 1940-44. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. Madison See James Madison Wells
  Wells, J. R. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Wells, J. Stuart — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. T. — of Dunklin County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dunklin County, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. W. — of California. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, J. William — of Brighton, Adams County, Colo. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Jack See Samuel G. Wells
  Wells, Jack R. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Mayor of Athens, Ga., 1951-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives, 1849-51, 1853 (1st District 1849-51, 4th District 1853). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Wells, James B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1888, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James E. — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Republican. Postmaster at Mitchell, S.Dak., 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James E. (1931-1980) — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 2, 1931. Conservative candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1972; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Michigan, 1974; American Independent candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1976; American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976; American Independent candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1978. Died of cancer, 1980 (age about 49 years). Interment at Acacia Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Wells, James J. — of Adair County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James K. — of Noorvik, Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James Lee — also known as James L. Wells; "Father of the Bronx" — of West Farms, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in West Farms, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Republican. Real estate business; auctioneer; banker; member of New York state assembly, 1879-80, 1892 (Westchester County 1st District 1879, New York County 24th District 1880, 1892); candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1901; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1924; New York state treasurer, 1915-20. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wells and Maria Wells; married, July 13, 1887, to Florence Edith Fowler.
  Wells, James M. — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, James Madison (1808-1899) — also known as J. Madison Wells — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., January 8, 1808. Governor of Louisiana; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1876-79. Catholic. Died in Lecompte, Rapides Parish, La., February 28, 1899 (age 91 years, 51 days). Interment somewhere in Rapides Parish, La.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Wells, Jan C. — of Riverton, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Riverton, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Wells, Jared A. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Jean — of Kentucky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wells, Job — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1814-15. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John (1817-1877) — of Fulton County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1817. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1851-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Died in 1877 (age about 60 years). Interment at Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wells, John (d. 1875) — of Chicopee, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1866-75. Died in 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John — Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1928-30. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John A. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wells, John Clifton — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Bennettsville, S.C., 1961-69 (acting, 1961). Still living as of 1969.
  Wells, John M. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1976; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 23rd District; elected 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Wells, John Mason — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1944, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John Sullivan (1803-1860) — also known as John S. Wells — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., October 18, 1803. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1839-41; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1841; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1847-48; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1851-53; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1855; appointed 1855. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., August 1, 1860 (age 56 years, 288 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wells, John T. — of Atchison County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Atchison County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John T. — of Greenwood, Leflore County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, John W. — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Jonathan — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Glastonbury, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Jonathan — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Postmaster at Norwich, N.Y., 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Joseph — of Elkton, Cecil County, Md. Postmaster at Elkton, Md., 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Joseph B. — of Missouri. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 15th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Joseph B. — of Illinois. Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1846-49. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Kasey — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Artist; Independent candidate for President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wells, Kenneth D. — of Burgess, Northumberland County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, Leonard — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1822-23. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Lesley Brooks (b. 1937) — Born in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich., 1937. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1994-2006; took senior status 2006. Female. Still living as of 2006.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wells, Levi — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Lewis — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Lindley A. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Lois See V. Lois Wells
  Wells, Loren — of Glasgow, Howard County, Mo.; Pilot Grove, Cooper County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Louis H. — of Pavilion, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Lynn Boyd (b. 1893) — also known as Lynn B. Wells — of West Liberty, Morgan County, Ky. Born in West Liberty, Morgan County, Ky., January 29, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; elected Kentucky state house of representatives 75th District 1955. Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Granvil Wells and Arzelda (Keeton) Wells; married to Jewel D. Johnson.
  Wells, Madison See James Madison Wells
  Wells, Margaret Josephine — of Michigan. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Wells, Margaret S. — of Athens, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Wells, Marvin — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wells, Mary — of Boulder City, Clark County, Nev.; Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1952, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Wells, Mary L. — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Cheraw, S.C., 1904-08. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Mary P. — of Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wells, Maxine — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Wells, McGregory, Jr. See C. McGregory Wells, Jr.
  Wells, Melissa Foelsch (b. 1932) — of Connecticut. Born in 1932. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde, 1976; Guinea-Bissau, 1976; Mozambique, 1987; Zaire, 1991-92; Estonia, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wells, Merle — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1934-38. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Milton — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Wells, Milton K. — of Bristow, Creek County, Okla. U.S. Vice Consul in Valencia, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Mitchell — of Canton, Madison County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, Mitchell Preston — of Edgefield County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Edgefield County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Moses — of Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa. Postmaster at Morrisville, Pa., 1809-11. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Nancy — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wells, Newton — of Renovo, Clinton County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Renovo, Pa., 1865-68, 1869-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Norman B. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Obed H. — of Greenville Court House (now Greenville), Greenville County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Greenville Court House, S.C., 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Oliver E. — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Owen Augustine (1844-1935) — also known as Owen A. Wells — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in New York, 1844. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1893-95. Died in 1935 (age about 91 years). Interment at Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, R. D. — of Downingtown, Chester County, Pa. Postmaster at Downingtown, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rachel — Independent candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. Female. Still living as of 2020.
  Wells, Mrs. Ralph W. — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Reid — of Montrose, Henry County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wells, Reuben — of Luzerne, Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1849, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Reuben — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rex W. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Honorary Consul for Peru in Toledo, Ohio, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Richard — Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wells, Robert — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Robert — of Huntington Beach, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Wells, Robert — of Ansted, Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Fayette County Republican Party, 1969-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Wells, Robert — of Kansas. Republican. Member, Federal Communications Commission, 1969-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Wells, Robert — of California. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
Robert H. Wells Wells, Robert H. (b. 1910) — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Marshall County, W.Va., March 24, 1910. Democrat. School teacher; prison guard; chief clerk and business manager, West Virginia Penitentiary, 1938; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1944-52; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marshall County, 1951-52; appointed 1951. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James N. Wells and Agnes (Halpin) Wells; married, June 16, 1939, to Maxine Mason.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Wells, Robert Joseph (1856-1941) — of Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minn. Born in Mazomanie, Dane County, Wis., October 4, 1856. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 60, 1901-10. Baptist. Died in Winter Haven, Polk County, Fla., February 12, 1941 (age 84 years, 131 days). Interment at Old Cemetery, Winter Haven, Fla.
  Wells, Robert M. — of Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Mayor of Asheville, N.C., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Robert William (d. 1864) — of St. Charles County, Mo. Missouri state attorney general, 1826-36; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 14th District, 1845-46. Died September 22, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rodney D. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rodney Deane — U.S. Vice Consul in Guatemala City, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rolfe L. — of Cass County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Cass County, 1940, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Rolla (b. 1856) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 1, 1856. Democrat. General manager and receiver of street railways; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1901-09; governor, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1914-19. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Erastus Wells (1823-1893) and Isabella Bowman (Henry) Wells; married, October 2, 1878, to Jennie Howard Parker (died 1917).
  Wells, Ronnie — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 8th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Wells, Rosa Marie — of Portsmouth, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Wells, Mrs. Roy M. — of Langdon, Cavalier County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Wells, Ruth T. — of Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, S. D. — of Tyler County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, S. P. — of Rapid City, Pennington County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Samuel (1801-1868) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., August 15, 1801. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1836-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1840; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1847-54; resigned 1854; Governor of Maine, 1856-57. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 15, 1868 (age 66 years, 335 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wells, Samuel (d. 1872) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Mayor of Shreveport, La., 1864. Died in 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Samuel — Prohibition candidate for Ohio treasurer of state, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Samuel G. — also known as Jack Wells — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va.; Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Samuel H. — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Postmaster at Penn Yan, N.Y., 1865-68. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Schuyler Carl (1881-1964) — also known as Schuyler C. Wells — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Born in Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y., October 13, 1881. Republican. Patent medicine manufacturer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Methodist. Died in Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y., August 21, 1964 (age 82 years, 313 days). Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Le Roy, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Schuyler Charles Wells (1840-1897) and Anna Elizabeth (Hooker) Wells (1840-1904); married to Elizabeth 'Bess' Osborne (1882-1969); second cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; second cousin four times removed of Joshua Coit; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington (1731-1796); third cousin twice removed of Jabez Williams Huntington.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, Selman — of Tyler County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1870, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Seth Grant — of Erie, Neosho County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state auditor, 1903-07. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Sherry A. — of Ferndale, Oakland County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Ferndale, Mich., 2013. Female. Still living as of 2013.
  Wells, Stephen M. (born c.1867) — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., about 1867. Republican. Manufacturer's sales agent; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Stuart See J. Stuart Wells
  Wells, Susan K. — of Michigan. American candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980; American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Wells, Sylvester — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1819-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Mrs. Sylvester — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, T. J. — of Telfair County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Telfair County, 1941-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, T. O. — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Wells, T. Tileston See Thomas Tileston Wells
  Wells, Terry L. — American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Wells, Thomas — of Butte County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1853-54, 1855-56 (17th District 1853-54, 14th District 1855-56). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Thomas — of Lakeville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Thomas H. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Thomas Tileston (1865-1946) — also known as T. Tileston Wells — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, September 12, 1865. Lawyer; law partner of Clarence Lexow; Honorary Consul-General for Romania in New York, N.Y., 1922-41. Episcopalian. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1946 (age 80 years, 223 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard, New Brunswick, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Wells Wells and Grace (Tileston) Wells; married, April 18, 1894, to Georgina Betts.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, Thomas W. — of Dodge County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Dodge County 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Thornley F. (1901-1995) — of Moorhead, Clay County, Minn. Born in 1901. Mayor of Moorhead, Minn., 1954-57; resigned 1957. Died in 1995 (age about 94 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Tiana — of Dundas, Rice County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Wells, Tileston See Thomas Tileston Wells
  Wells, Tom — of Florida. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Wells, V. Lois — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1991. Female. Still living as of 1991.
  Wells, Virginia C. — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wells, W. A. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Candidate for mayor of Reading, Pa., 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, W. Calvin — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Mississippi Democratic state chair, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, W. Edwin See William Edwin Wells, Jr.
  Wells, W. J., Jr. — of Longwood, Seminole County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, W. L. — of near Aurora, Barry County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, W. N. — of Sparta, Monroe County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, W. S. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Mayor of Salina, Kan., 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Walter — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Walter — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Walter H. — of Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan. Postmaster at Coffeyville, Kan., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Warren — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Waters See A. Waters Wells
  Wells, Wellington (1868-1955) — also known as Bill Wells — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass., April 18, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Suffolk District, 1923-24. Baptist; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 23, 1955 (age 87 years, 35 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of David Josiah Brewer (1837-1910).
  Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
  Wells, Wiley See Guilford Wiley Wells
  Wells, Will A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Will A. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Willard B. — U.S. Consul in Dundee, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, William (b. 1837) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., December 14, 1837. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1865-66; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1872-85; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1886; president, Burlington Savings Bank; director, Rutland Railroad Company; director, Burlington Gas-Light Company. Episcopalian. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, William See J. William Wells
  Wells, William A. — of Aberdeen, Harford County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Aberdeen, Md., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, William Collins (1834-1898) — also known as William C. Wells — of Platte City, Platte County, Mo. Born in Madison County, Ky., September 12, 1834. Democrat. Banker; member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1897-98; died in office 1898. Died in Platte City, Platte County, Mo., March 26, 1898 (age 63 years, 195 days). Interment at Platte City Cemetery, Platte City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Wells (1797-1851) and Elizabeth (Thorp) Wells (1801-1845).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wells, William E. — of Crowell, Foard County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
W. Edwin Wells Wells, William Edwin, Jr. (b. 1890) — also known as W. Edwin Wells — of Newell, Hancock County, W.Va. Born in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, July 30, 1890. Republican. Pottery manufacturer; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1929-32. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Wells, William H. — of Franklin County, Ohio. People's candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, William Hill (1769-1829) — of Delaware. Born in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., January 7, 1769. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1795-99, 1811-12; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1799-1804, 1813-17; member of Delaware state senate, 1819. Died near Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del., March 11, 1829 (age 60 years, 63 days). Interment at Prince Georges Churchyard, Near Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del.
  Relatives: Married to Rachel Dagworthy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wells, William J. (1876-1940) — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 15, 1876. Republican. Accountant; general manager, later president, R.H. Macy & Co. department store; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a heart condition, in Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, Essex County, N.J., March 22, 1940 (age 63 years, 98 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Wells, William Vincent (1826-1876) — also known as William V. Wells — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 2, 1826. Honorary Consul-General for Honduras in San Francisco, Calif., 1855-76. Died in Napa County, Calif., June 1, 1876 (age 50 years, 120 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Adams Wells (1787-1840) and Margaret Hall (Gibbs) Wells (1789-1847); great-grandson of Samuel Adams; first cousin twice removed of Joseph Allen; second cousin thrice removed of John Adams; third cousin twice removed of John Quincy Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington (1731-1796); fourth cousin once removed of George Washington Adams, Charles Francis Adams and John Milton Thayer.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Wells, William W. — of Vienna, Wood County, W.Va. Postmaster at Vienna, W.Va., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wells, Wolsey — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1826-33. Burial location unknown.


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