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WEST (Soundex W230) — See also SWEET, SWET, SWETT, WASTE, WEIST, WESTA, WESTALL, WESTAWAY, WESTBERG, WESTBURG, WESTBY, WESTCOTE, WESTCOTT, WESTE, WESTEL, WESTER, WESTERBY, WESTERLO, WESTERN, WESTFAHL, WESTFALL, WESTFORD, WESTGATE, WESTHOFF, WESTHUES, WESTIN, WESTLAKE, WESTLAND, WESTLEY, WESTLIE, WESTLING, WESTLUND, WESTLY, WESTMAN, WESTON, WESTOVER, WESTPHAL, WESTRA, WESTROM, WESTROPE, WESTROPP, WESTVELT, WESTWOOD, WIEST, WISETH, WISTI, WOESTE, WUEST.

  WEST: See also Arthur J. Baldwin — Silas Walter Bond — James Newton Bradley — Alexander L. Brewer — William West Broaddus — Vance A. Browning — Denwood Lynn Chapin — James West Clark — Omar Dwight Conger — Chauncey Stewart Conger — Benjamin West Crouch — Hugh Smith Cumming, Jr. — Lorenzo de Zavala — Cora West Diven — Ann West Elms — Howard Elting, Jr. — Ralph Roscoe Eltse — Oran Faville — Wilson Clark Flake — Joel West Flood — George Fuller — John Bannister Gibson — William West Grant, Jr. — Maurice West Guinness — Maya L. Harris West — William West Harvey — Doda Hearn — Newton J. Herrick — Marion West Higgins — Amory Houghton, Jr. — Evelyn West Hughan — Jessie Wallace Hughan — West Hughes Humphreys — Charles West Kendall — John Henry Kirkham — William Erwin Lee — J. West Martin — John West Mason — Franklin Charles Maull — Joseph West Molyneaux — West Mortimer — Henry Laurence Norvell — Samuel West Peel — Elizabeth West Pigeon — Carl West Rich — Lillie Mae West Robinson — Caleb Rodney — Frank West Rollins — James Monroe Rosse — West M. Rourke — Leo J. Rozier — Errett Power Scrivner — John West Sheffield, Jr. — Owen Lun West Smith — David Stewart — Irvin Hamilton Sutley, Jr. — Richard Michael Sutley — Frank J. Taylor — West Timmerman — Thomas Jefferson Tubb — Emery Lee Vassar — Harry West Viven — West Walker
  West, A. C. — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, A. M. See Absolom Madden West
  West, A. S. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  West, A. T. See Alvin Tolliver West
  West, Absolom Madden (1818-1894) — also known as A. M. West — of Durant, Holmes County, Miss.; Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Born in Perry County, Ala., 1818. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1847; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Mississippi state senate, 1860; Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1876; Greenback candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1884. Died in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss., September 30, 1894 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anderson West (1780-1856) and Celia (Tubb) West (1794-1875); married to Caroline O. West.
  West, Alfred Hamilton — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Valparaiso, as of 1914. Burial location unknown.
  West, Alice Hogan — of Pasco, Franklin County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  West, Allen Bernard (b. 1961) — also known as Allen West — Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., February 7, 1961. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Gulf War; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; U.S. Representative from Florida 22nd District, 2011-13; defeated, 2012. African ancestry. Still living as of 2013.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  West, Alma McWhorter — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, Alpheus — of McLean, Tompkins County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County 2nd District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  West, Alvin O. — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 8th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  West, Alvin Tolliver (1886-1972) — also known as A. T. West — of McCredie, Callaway County, Mo. Born in Missouri, July 20, 1886. Democrat. Chair of Callaway County Democratic Party, 1943-45. Died in Mokane, Callaway County, Mo., October 31, 1972 (age 86 years, 103 days). Interment at Richland Baptist Cemetery, Kingdom City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Alvin West (1849-1933) and Mary Eliza (Craig) West (1858-1945); married to Althea Smart (1887-1956) and Mary Ruth (Pooley) Griffith (1892-1998).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Ambrose — of Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mrs. Andrew See Mrs. J. Andrew West
  West, Aubrey L. — also known as Doc West — of Lafayette, Macon County, Tenn. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state senate 14th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Augustus L. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1858. Burial location unknown.
  West, B. W. See Bernard Wilmer West
  West, Ben See Raphael Benjamin West
  West, Benjamin — of Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. New Hampshire state attorney general, 1786-87. Burial location unknown.
  West, Benjamin — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Postmaster at Providence, R.I., 1802-13. Burial location unknown.
B. W. West West, Bernard Wilmer (b. 1888) — also known as B. W. West — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., December 2, 1888. Republican. Dentist; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1927-28; defeated, 1936, 1942; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1929-30. Christian. Member, Elks; Redmen; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1921 to Ola Still.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  West, Bettie — of North Carolina. Republican. Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  West, Bina M. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1924-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee). Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 28, 1929, to George W. Miller.
  West, Brent — of Vienna, Wood County, W.Va. Candidate for mayor of Vienna, W.Va., 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  West, Bruce — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  West, Buck — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Buddy See G. E. West
  West, C. E. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  West, C. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  West, C. L. — of Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1897-1900 (District 3 1897-98, District 6 1899-1900). Burial location unknown.
  West, C. S. — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  West, C. S. — of Papillion, Sarpy County, Neb. Postmaster at Papillion, Neb., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  West, Caleb Walton (1844-1909) — Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., May 25, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; municipal judge in Kentucky, 1886; Governor of Utah Territory, 1886-89, 1893-96. Died January 25, 1909 (age 64 years, 245 days). Burial location unknown.
  West, Carl — of Wheatland, Platte County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  West, Cato — of Pickering County (now Jefferson County), Miss. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1800-02; secretary of Mississippi Territory, 1803-05; Governor of Mississippi Territory, 1804-05; member Mississippi territorial council, 1815. Burial location unknown.
  West, Charles — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  West, Charles E. (b. 1871) — of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 20, 1871. Republican. Mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1914-18. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Charles L. West and Pamelia (Simmons) West; married, July 19, 1899, to Elizabeth Loring.
  West, Charles Franklin (1895-1955) — also known as Charles West — of Granville, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, January 12, 1895. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1931-35; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1934. Died in Bradenton, Manatee County, Fla., December 27, 1955 (age 60 years, 349 days). Interment at Mound View Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  West, Charles P. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  West, Charles P. — of Delaware. Democrat. Elected Delaware state house of representatives 41st District 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  West, Chauncey W. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Postmaster at Ogden, Utah, 1857-70. Burial location unknown.
  West, Chris — of Grafton, Walsh County, N.Dak. Candidate for mayor of Grafton, N.Dak.. Still living as of 2014.
  West, Chrisi — of Alexandria, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  West, Cincinnatus of the: See William Henry Harrison
  West, Claiborne — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Liberty, 1832; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Liberty, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Jefferson, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  West, Clement L. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Clyde — of Wests Mill, Macon County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Corda — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  West, Daniel W. (b. 1909) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Algood, Putnam County, Tenn., September 5, 1909. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1964 (alternate); member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1963-65 (Wayne County 6th District 1963-64, 24th District 1965); defeated in primary, 1954 (Wayne County 6th District), 1956 (Wayne County 6th District), 1958 (Wayne County 6th District), 1960 (Wayne County 6th District), 1965 (24th District). Convicted of various crimes, including burglary, larceny, and forgery, in Minnesota, Iowa, and Washington, D.C., and was sentenced to prison in those places; came to Michigan and assumed the identity of a deceased New York attorney of the same name; indicted in late 1964 on state charges of voter registration fraud and federal charges of income tax fraud and forgery; in January 1965, his seat in the Michigan House was declared vacant. Burial location unknown.
  West, David — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Communist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  West, David E., Jr. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  West, David J. — of Maryland. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Dewey Bryan — of Douglas County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Douglas County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  West, Dewitt Clinton (1824-1880) — also known as Dewitt C. West — of Jefferson County, N.Y.; Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y. Born February 14, 1824. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1853; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860, 1876. Died August 24, 1880 (age 56 years, 192 days). Entombed at Lowville Rural Cemetery, Lowville, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
  Relatives: Son of Eli West (1792-1866).
  West, Dick See Richard West
  West, Doc See Aubrey L. West
  West, Duane — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 1st District, 1990, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  West, DuVal (1861-1949) — Born in Austin, Travis County, Tex., November 13, 1861. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, 1916-31; took senior status 1931. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 13, 1949 (age 87 years, 181 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  West, E. B. — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Whig. Member of Wisconsin state senate 13th District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  West, E. C. — of Mora, Kanabec County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, E. F. — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  West, E. F. — of Houston County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  West, E. M. — of Madison County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Madison County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  West, Ebe P. — of Sussex County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state senate from Sussex County 3rd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Edward Ernest (1847-1905) — also known as Edward E. West — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in England, November 29, 1847. Democrat. Mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1900-01; defeated, 1903. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 25, 1905 (age 57 years, 57 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Aaron West, Jr. and Louisa Amanda (Bourdon) West; married to Alice Pelton La Barnes.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Edward S. — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 3rd District, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Eli (1792-1866) — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in 1792. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1834, 1844. Died in 1866 (age about 74 years). Entombed at Lowville Rural Cemetery, Lowville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Dewitt Clinton West (1824-1880).
  West, Elias P. — U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1851-53. Burial location unknown.
  West, Elizabeth R. — of Laurel, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  West, Elmer Gordon (1914-1992) — Born in Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 17, 1914. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1961-72; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1972-79; took senior status 1979. Died November 2, 1992 (age 77 years, 351 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  West, Eugene — of Essex County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Essex County, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Everal L. — of Bellaire, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Bellaire, Tex., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mrs. Flip — Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  West, Florence — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, Florence M. — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, Fred Davis — of Abbeville County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Abbeville County, 1928-34. Burial location unknown.
  West, Fred L. — of Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  West, G. E. — also known as Buddy West — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 81st District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002; elected 2004, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  West, G. R. (b. 1890) — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Born in Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va., March 22, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; carpenter; painter; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County; elected 1952, 1954; defeated, 1960. Protestant. Member, Junior Order; Farm Bureau; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  West, Gary R. — of Newport News, Va. Democrat. Candidate for Virginia state house of delegates 94th District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  West, Gayle — of Pasadena, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988; Presidential Elector for Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  West, George (1823-1901) — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Bradninch, Devon, England, February 17, 1823. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1872-76; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880, 1884; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1881-83, 1885-89; defeated, 1882; president, First National Bank of Ballston Spa. Died in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 20, 1901 (age 78 years, 215 days). Interment at Ballston Spa Cemetery, Ballston Spa, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, George — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  West, George — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 123rd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  West, George A. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  West, George H. — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Mayor of Greeley, Colo., 1885-86, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  West, George H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  West, George H. — U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1942-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, George Herrick (1854-1936) — also known as George H. West — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Scotia, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born in Galway, Saratoga County, N.Y., December 23, 1854. Republican. School teacher; merchant; insurance and real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1899-1900. Died October 8, 1936 (age 81 years, 290 days). Interment at Ballston Spa Cemetery, Ballston Spa, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew West and Eliza (Doty) West; married 1881 to Carrie L. Burdick (1861-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, George J. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  West, George Lybrook, Jr. — of San Francisco, Calif. U.S. Vice Consul in Stockholm, 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, George N. — of West Valley, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1870, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  West, George N. (1847-1920) — Born in Maine, 1847. U.S. Consul in Pictou, 1897; Sydney, 1897-1908; Kobe, 1910-16; U.S. Consul General in Vancouver, 1908-10, 1917-19. Died March 26, 1920 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  West, H. Herbert — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1925-27. Burial location unknown.
  West, Harold J. — of Dwight, Livingston County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944; chair of Livingston County Democratic Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Harold Norman (b. 1920) — of Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, S.C. Born in Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C., August 15, 1920. Lawyer; Berkeley County Master in Equity, 1954-60; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1961-67. Baptist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Rotary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. Edgar West, Sr. and Imel Joyce West; married, July 20, 1946, to Marjorie Ann Hodges.
  West, Henry — of Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  West, Henry F. (1796-1856) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in 1796. Democrat. Mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1856; died in office 1856. Died November 8, 1856 (age about 60 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  West, Henry H. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Circuit judge in Georgia Western Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Henry J. — of Gloucester City, Camden County, N.J. Republican. New Jersey state comptroller, 1908-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
Henry Litchfield West West, Henry Litchfield (1859-1940) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Factoryville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., August 20, 1859. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1902-10. Methodist; later Congregationalist. English ancestry. Died in West Haven, Dorchester County, Md., September 3, 1940 (age 81 years, 14 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Athow West (1808-1865) and Elizabeth (Cook) West (1832-1904); married, July 25, 1882, to Mary Hope White (1861-1941).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  West, Herbert See H. Herbert West
  West, Hezekiah (1763-1845) — of Johnson County, Ill. Born November 7, 1763. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Johnson County, 1818. Died July 29, 1845 (age 81 years, 264 days). Interment at West Eden Cemetery, West Eden, Ill.
  West, Howard — of Artemus, Knox County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 86th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  West, Howard D. See J. Howard D. West
  West, Isaac — Democrat. Jeffersonian candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  West, Isaac T. — of Owsley County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mrs. J. Andrew — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1928, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, J. E. — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Postmaster at St. Cloud, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  West, J. Howard D. — U.S. Vice Consul in Liverpool, as of 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  West, J. O. — of Dunn, Harnett County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1948, 1952; chair of Harnett County Republican Party, 1952; candidate for Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, J. P. — of Faribault County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1874-75, 1878-80; member of Minnesota state senate 6th District, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  West, James — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1888-90. Burial location unknown.
  West, James D. — of Kent County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1892; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  West, James Elton (1951-2006) — also known as James E. West; Jim West — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., March 28, 1951. Republican. Deputy sheriff; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1982-86; member of Washington state senate 6th District, 1986-2003; mayor of Spokane, Wash., 2004-05. Member, Rotary; Gay. Following a scandal involving use of his position to obtain sex with young men, and an FBI investigation, he was recalled from office as mayor in 2005. Died, from complications of colon cancer, in the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, King County, Wash., July 22, 2006 (age 55 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jack West; married 1990 to Ginger Marshall (divorced 1995).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  West, James G. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  West, James J. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1985-93. Still living as of 1993.
  West, James R. — of Avon, Lorain County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Avon, Ohio, 1878-85. Burial location unknown.
  West, Jane L. — Delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Jesse — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  West, Jesse Felix (1862-1929) — also known as Jesse F. West — of Waverly, Sussex County, Va. Born in Waverly, Sussex County, Va., July 16, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in Virginia, 1892-1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1900; circuit judge in Virginia, 1904-22; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1922-29; died in office 1929. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died October 25, 1929 (age 67 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Thomas West and Susan (Cockes) West; brother of Junius Edgar West (1866-1947); married, September 20, 1887, to Nannie Baird.
  West, Jim — of State Center, Marshall County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  West, Jim See James Elton West
  West, Joe See Joseph West
  West, Joel — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 2002; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 144th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  West, John (1799-1874) — of Franklin, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Franklin, Hancock County, Maine, April 8, 1799. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1860. Died June 1, 1874 (age 75 years, 54 days). Interment somewhere in Franklin, Maine.
  West, John — of Groveton, Trinity County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  West, John — of Wells, York County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  West, John — of near Lennon, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  West, John B. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 7th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, John Carl (1922-2004) — also known as John C. West — of near Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. Born in Camden, Kershaw County, S.C., August 27, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate from Kershaw County, 1955-66; Governor of South Carolina, 1971-75; U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1977-81. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died March 21, 2004 (age 81 years, 207 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Shelton J. West and Mattie (Ratterree) West; married, August 29, 1942, to Lois Rhame.
  Campaign slogan: "Elect A Good Man Governor."
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, John H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  West, John Lee — of Oneida, Scott County, Tenn. Republican. Member of Tennessee state senate 3rd District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, John M. — of Des Moines, Union County, N.M. Democrat. Member of New Mexico state senate 9th District, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, John S. — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., 1957-63. Still living as of 1963.
  West, John T. — of Thomson, McDuffie County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  West, John W. — of Sussex County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  West, John W. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  West, John W. — of Edwardsville, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Joseph — also known as Joe West — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Candidate in primary for mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  West, Joseph Rodman (1822-1898) — of Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 19, 1822. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1871-77; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1882-85; President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, 1882-83. Died in Washington, D.C., October 31, 1898 (age 76 years, 42 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Ann E. (Smith) West (1795-1824) and Charles Shute West (1796-1857); married, September 28, 1843, to Jeanne Josephine Fadeuilhe (1827-1896); third cousin once removed of Preston Lea and Elsie Cryder Woodward; third cousin thrice removed of William Woodward III; fourth cousin of Charles Corbit and William Webb, Jr. (1844-?); fourth cousin once removed of Eliza Naudain Corbit Lea.
  Political family: Sherman family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  West, Junius Edgar (1866-1947) — also known as Junius E. West — of Waverly, Sussex County, Va.; Suffolk, Va. Born near Waverly, Sussex County, Va., July 12, 1866. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; insurance business; lawyer; newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1896, 1936; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Nansemond County, 1910-11; member of Virginia state senate 30th District, 1912-21; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1922-30. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; Rotary; Junior Order; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Richmond, Va., January 1, 1947 (age 80 years, 173 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Thomas West and Susan (Cockes) West; brother of Jesse Felix West (1862-1929); married, February 17, 1903, to Margaret Olive Beale.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Kanye Omari (b. 1977) — also known as Kanye West — Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 8, 1977. Rap musician; music producer; The Birthday Party candidate for President of the United States, 2020; Alliance candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. African ancestry. Still living as of 2021.
  Relatives: Son of Ray West and Donda C. (Williams) West; married 2014 to Kim Kardashian.
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  West, Karen — of Rice Lake, Barron County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  West, Kathy — of Du Quoin, Perry County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  West, L. A. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  West, L. A. — of Soap Lake, Grant County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Lee — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 22nd District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  West, Lee Roy (b. 1929) — Born in Clayton, Pushmataha County, Okla., 1929. U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1979-94; took senior status 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  See also federal judicial profile
  West, Leo See W. Leo West
  West, Leon — of Portage, Porter County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  West, Leonard — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  West, Leonidas D. — of Dundee, Yates County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  West, Lewis S. — of East Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mrs. M. G. — of McPherson, McPherson County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, M. R. — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  West, Marshall G. (1923-1990) — of Oceana, Wyoming County, W.Va. Born in Guyan, Wyoming County, W.Va., July 17, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wyoming County, 1959-62. Baptist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Moose; Lions; Rotary. Died, of stomach cancer, in Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., January 10, 1990 (age 66 years, 177 days). Cremated.
  West, Marshall J. — of Weaverville, Buncombe County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956 (alternate), 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Martha — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  West, Marva — of Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  West, Marvin A. — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Mayor of Big Rapids, Mich., 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mary — of Williamsburg, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  West, Matthew — of Seneca County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  West, Maude B. — of Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, Michael — of Fort Gratiot Township, St. Clair County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 31st Circuit; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  West, Milton B. — of Tucker County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tucker County, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  West, Milton Horace (1888-1948) — also known as Milton H. West — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Born near Gonzales, Gonzales County, Tex., June 30, 1888. Democrat. Member of Texas state legislature, 1929-33; U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 1933-48; died in office 1948. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1948 (age 60 years, 120 days). Interment at Buena Vista Burial Park, Brownsville, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  West, Miriam — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  West, Mrs. Mortimer W. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924, 1936 (alternate). Female. Burial location unknown.
  West, N. E. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 22nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Nathan — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  West, Mrs. Olandus — of Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Oliver J. — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1914-17; chair of Gloucester County Republican Party, 1919-27. Burial location unknown.
  West, Oswald (1873-1960) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near Guelph, Ontario, May 20, 1873. Democrat. Governor of Oregon, 1911-15; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1924. Died August 22, 1960 (age 87 years, 94 days). Entombed at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.; memorial monument at Oswald West State Park, Tillamook County, Ore.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Otis J. — of Bayville, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Bayville, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Otto — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 20th District, 1921, 1922; candidate for New York state senate 17th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  West, Patricia — of Graeagle, Plumas County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  West, Patrick C. — of Colorado. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1998, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  West, Patrick Henry of the: See William Sumpter Murphy
  West, Paul C. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952 (alternate), 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Peggy — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  West, Peter — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1797-98, 1800-02. Burial location unknown.
  West, Q. T. — of Ridgely, Lake County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  West, Ralph M. — of Winchester, Randolph County, Ind. Democrat. Mayor of Winchester, Ind., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  West, Raphael Benjamin (1911-1974) — also known as Ben West — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Columbia, Maury County, Tenn., March 31, 1911. Mayor of Nashville, Tenn., 1951-63. Died November 20, 1974 (age 63 years, 234 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Raymond V. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Rethel C. — of Morristown, Lamoille County, Vt. Republican. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Richard — also known as Dick West — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Cheboygan County Democratic Party, 2007-09. Still living as of 2009.
  West, Richard W. — of Newport News, Va. Mayor of Newport News, Va., 1932-36. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  West, Robert — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 64th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  West, Robert C., Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 3rd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  West, Robert L. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Wichita, Kan., 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  West, Robert T. — of Wedowee, Randolph County, Ala.; Roanoke, Randolph County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1896; postmaster at Roanoke, Ala., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  West, Roger Blake (1928-1978) — Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., May 10, 1928. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1971-78; died in office 1978. Died January 24, 1978 (age 49 years, 259 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  West, Ron C. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 91st District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  West, Roy — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1982-88. Still living as of 1988.
  West, Roy Owen (1868-1958) — also known as Roy O. West — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Georgetown, Vermilion County, Ill., October 27, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member, Cook County Board of Review, 1898-1914; Illinois Republican state chair, 1904-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1928 (speaker); member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1912-16, 1928-32; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1928-29. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Union League. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 29, 1958 (age 90 years, 33 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Pleasant West and Helen Anna West; married, June 11, 1898, to Louisa Augustus (died 1901); married, June 8, 1904, to Louise McWilliams.
  See also NNDB dossier
  West, Royce B. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex.; Duncanville, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate 23rd District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1998, 2002, 2004; elected 2008, 2012; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2012.
  West, Sallie Blon — of Delmar, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Samuel C. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Milwaukee, Wis., 1870-76. Burial location unknown.
  West, Samuel F. (born c.1813) — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Born about 1813. Whig. Farmer; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  West, Samuel H. (1872-1938) — of Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Born in Waubeek, Linn County, Iowa, July 17, 1872. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Logan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1899-1903; member of Ohio state senate, 1903-08; counsel to New York Central Railroad; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1928-38; died in office 1938. Died October 5, 1938 (age 66 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of William H. West (1820?-?).
  See also federal judicial profile
  West, Samuel L. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 13th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  West, Sandra D. — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1972; candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 10th District, 1973. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  West, Scott — of Wisconsin. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1994, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  West, Sharon M. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  West, Sherman — of Iowa. Democrat. Member of Iowa state senate 3rd District; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Shirley Merlin — also known as Shirley M. West — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000, 2004 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2004.
  West, Steve — of Maryville, Blount County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  West, Stiles M. (b. 1841) — of Rice County, Minn. Born in New York, 1841. Republican. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 18, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  West, Stuart — of West Burlington, Otsego County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  West, Talmadge — of Haleyville, Winston County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Ted — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  West, Thomas F. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1917-25. Burial location unknown.
  West, Thomas J. — of Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia state treasurer, 1877-81. Burial location unknown.
  West, Togo — U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 1997-2000. Still living as of 2000.
  West, Tony — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona corporation commission; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  West, Tony — of San Francisco, Calif.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  West, Virgil — of Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Wash. Mayor of Ellensburg, Wash., 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  West, Virginia — of Missouri. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 15th District, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  West, W. C. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 4th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  West, W. J. — of Macon County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 39th District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  West, W. Leo — of Brea, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Brea, Calif., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  West, Walter E. — of Muskegon County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Muskegon County 1st District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  West, Wayne — of Warne, Clay County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  West, Will G. — Republican. Candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, Will R. — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Manhattan, Kan., 1944-57 (acting, 1944-50). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  West, William — of Scituate, Providence County, R.I. Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1780-81. Burial location unknown.
  West, William (1822-1919) — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Born in Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, 1822. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1848; hotelier; mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1870-71. Methodist. Died in Ames, Story County, Iowa, December 29, 1919 (age about 97 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Ames, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married 1847 to Harriet J. Porter.
  West, William B. — of Wisconsin. U.S. Consul in Galway, 1861-67; U.S. Vice Consul in Dublin, 1863-67. Burial location unknown.
  West, William B. — of Rock County, Wis. Prohibition candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Rock County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  West, William B. III — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1958-61. Still living as of 1961.
  West, William H. — of Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; Ohio state attorney general, 1866-68; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1872-73; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Logan County, 1873. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  Relatives: Uncle of Samuel H. West (1872-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article
  West, William J. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 4th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  West, William S. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  West, William Stanley (1849-1914) — of Georgia. Born in Buena Vista, Marion County, Ga., August 23, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1892-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1914. Died in Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga., December 22, 1914 (age 65 years, 121 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  West, Wilson H. — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


WESTA (Soundex W230) — See also ESTA, MESTA, SWEAT, SWEATT, TAWES, WASTE, WATES, WEIST, WEST, WESTA-LUSK, WESTACOTT, WESTALL, WESTAWAY, WESTE, WESTRA, WIEST, WISETH, WISTI, WOESTE, WUEST.

  WESTA: See also Renee M. Westa-Lusk


WESTA-LUSK (Soundex W234) — See also LUSK, WESTA.

  Westa-Lusk, Renee M. — of Ridgecrest, Kern County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WESTACOTT (Soundex W232) — See also BACOT, BACOTE, TACOMA, TRENTACOSTA, WESTA, WESTALL, WESTAWAY, WESTCOTE, WESTCOTT, WOOLLACOTT.

  Westacott, Richard (b. 1849) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 1849. Wholesale iron business; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in London, 1897-1911; U.S. Vice Consul in London, as of 1916-17. Burial location unknown.


WESTALL (Soundex W234) — See also FORESTALL, FORRESTAL, RESTALL, SAWTELL, STALL, TALL, VESTAL, WAIGHSTILL, WASTELL, WASTILA, WATTLES, WEASTELL, WEST, WESTA, WESTACOTT, WESTAWAY, WESTEL, WESTFALL, WESTLEY, WESTLIE, WESTLY.

  Westall, John — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Westall, Karen — of Carlsbad, Eddy County, N.M. Republican. Member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Westall, Walter W. — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1919-22; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1923-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952, 1956. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Westall, William E. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Seventh Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.


WESTAWAY (Soundex W230) — See also ATTAWAY, HATTAWAY, OTTAWAY, STAWARZ, TAWANA, WATTAWA, WEST, WESTA, WESTACOTT, WESTALL.

  WESTAWAY: See also Michael Westaway McCue


WESTBERG (Soundex W231) — See also BARTBERGER, BERG, CASTBERG, ESTBY, GROTBERG, HELTBERG, JERTBERG, PATTBERG, WEST, WESTBERRY, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBURG, WESTBY.

  Westberg, Alfred J. (born c.1905) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Washington, about 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 37th District, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Westberg, Paul L. — U.S. Attorney for Idaho, 1977. Still living as of 1977.


WESTBERRY (Soundex W231) — See also BARTBERGER, BERRY, CASTBERG, ESTBY, GROTBERG, HELTBERG, JERTBERG, PATTBERG, WESBERRY, WESTBERG, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBURG, WESTBY, WESTERBY.

  Westberry, Hilda F. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


WESTBROCK (Soundex W231) — See also BROCK, ESTBY, FIRSTBROOK, GUTBROD, WESTBERG, WESTBERRY, WESTBROOK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBURG, WESTBY, WIETBROCK, WITBRO, WITTBRODT.

  Westbrock, David A. — of Ohio. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1994, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


WESTBROOK (Soundex W231) — See also BROOK, ESTBY, FIRSTBROOK, GUTBROD, WESBROOK, WESTBERG, WESTBERRY, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBURG, WESTBY, WIETBROCK, WITBRO, WITTBRODT.

  WESTBROOK: See also William A. Barber — William Gordon Brantley — Andrew W. Comstock — George Waddel Currie — Westbrook Devine — John Westbrook Hornbeck
  Westbrook, Aaron G. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Dirck — Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan and Ulster counties, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Ebenezer — of Accord, Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 3rd District, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Henry J. — of Midland Park, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Bergen County Republican Party, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, J. B. — of Chester, Chester County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, J. H. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Jacob, Jr. — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, James — of Lenoir County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Lenoir County, 1798. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Westbrook, John (1789-1852) — of Pennsylvania. Born in New Jersey, 1789. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1841-43. Died in 1852 (age about 63 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Milford, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Westbrook, John H. (b. 1890) — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., April 6, 1890. Democrat. Sheet metal worker; president, Local 15, Sheet Metal Workers; delegate, Central Federation of Labor, 1912; president, Troy Building Trades Council, 1918; president, New York State Council of Sheet Metal Workers, 1921-22; contractor; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 1st District, 1924. Member, Knights of Columbus; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Marc Herbert — of Lexington County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives 88th District, 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Westbrook, Mildred — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Milton P. — of Benton, Saline County, Ark. Postmaster at Benton, Ark., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Moses — of Dobbs County (part now in Lenoir County), N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Dobbs County, 1786. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Shirley — of Southaven, DeSoto County, Miss. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Westbrook, Theodoric Romeyn (1821-1885) — also known as Theodoric R. Westbrook — of Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y. Born in Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., November 20, 1821. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1853-55; Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1874. Died while holding court, in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., October 6, 1885 (age 63 years, 320 days). Interment at Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Westbrook, W. V., Jr. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Westbrook, William E. — of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Westbrook, Zerah S. — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1888; mayor of Amsterdam, N.Y., 1898-99. Burial location unknown.


WESTBROOKS (Soundex W231) — See also ALSOBROOKS, BRAYBROOKS, BROOKS, BROOKSHIRE, EASTERBROOKS, ESTBY, ESTERBROOKS, FIRSTBROOK, GLAZEBROOKS, GUTBROD, MIDDLEBROOKS, WESTBERG, WESTBERRY, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOK, WESTBURG, WESTBY, WIETBROCK, WITBRO, WITTBRODT.

  Westbrooks, Richard E. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Honorary Consul for Liberia in Chicago, Ill., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WESTBURG (Soundex W231) — See also BURG, EASTBURN, ESTBY, HILTBURNER, LIGHTBURN, LIGHTBURNE, NOTTBUSCH, WEST, WESTBERG, WESTBERRY, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBY.

  Westburg, John E. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Davenport, Iowa, 1969. Still living as of 1969.


WESTBY (Soundex W231) — See also ESTBY, OSTBY, WASTBY, WEST, WESTBERG, WESTBERRY, WESTBROCK, WESTBROOK, WESTBROOKS, WESTBURG.

  Westby, M. A. — of Bethel, Roberts County, S.Dak. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.


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