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WHARTON (Soundex W635) — See also DAWHARE, HARTOG, HARTOM, HARTON, NEWHARD, NEWHARDT, NEWHART, WARTHEN, WHARRIE, WHARRY, WHORTON, WORTHEN, WORTON.

  WHARTON: See also Richard Henry Alvey — Wharton Barker — Henry Wharton Conway — George Mifflin Dallas — Robert Wharton Dill — Wharton Jackson Green — William Wharton Heidelbaugh — Guy Vernor Henry — Homer Hoch — John Mitchell Houston — Charles Bell Houston — Henry Aydelotte Houston — John Mitchell Moore Houston — Rufus Wharton Landon — Marian LeSueur — Beth Wharton Milford — Joseph Allen Overton, Jr. — Thomas Barbour Paxton — Thomas Barbour Paxton — George Wharton Pepper — Thomas Wharton Phillips — Thomas Wharton Phillips, Jr. — Frederick William Seward — Henry Wharton Shoemaker — John Humphrey Small — James Samuel Wadsworth — Charles Frederick Wadsworth — James Wolcott Wadsworth
  Wharton, Albert — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Mayor of Dubuque, Iowa, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Beth See Beth Wharton Milford
  Wharton, Blaze — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wharton, Charles E. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Charles E. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at Omaha, Neb., 1912-16. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Charles E. — of Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio. Candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926, 1928; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Representative from Ohio at-large, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Charles M. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Dentist; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1915-18; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1928; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Charles Stuart (1875-1939) — also known as Charles S. Wharton — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Illinois, 1875. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1905-07. Died in 1939 (age about 64 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wharton, Clifton Reginald, Sr. (1899-1990) — also known as Clifton R. Wharton — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; California. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 11, 1899. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Monrovia, as of 1927-29; U.S. Consul in Las Palmas, as of 1932-38; Ponta Delgada, 1945-47; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1958-60; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 1961-64. African ancestry. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., April 25, 1990 (age 90 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wharton, D. D. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Ernest See James Ernest Wharton
  Wharton, F. H. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Mayor of Miami, Fla., 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Ferris W. — Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wharton, Frank See J. Frank Wharton
  Wharton, G. C. — of Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Gabriel Colvin — also known as Gabriel C. Wharton — of Kentucky. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1870-76, 1877-81. Interment at Wharton Family Cemetery, Radford, Va.
  Wharton, George Mifflin (1806-1870) — also known as George M. Wharton — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in 1806. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1857-60. Died in 1870 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Gordon H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wharton, Henry Marvin — also known as Henry M. Wharton — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Pastor; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, J. Ernest See James Ernest Wharton
  Wharton, J. Frank — of Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Laguna Beach, Calif., 1950-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Jacob L. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Morgantown, W.Va., 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, James E. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Whig. Postmaster at Wheeling, Va., 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, James E. — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, James Ernest (1899-1990) — also known as J. Ernest Wharton — of Richmondville, Schoharie County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1899. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York, 1951-65 (30th District 1951-53, 29th District 1953-63, 28th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Died in 1990 (age about 91 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wharton, James F. — of California. Member of California state assembly 4th District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Jesse (1782-1833) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Virginia, 1782. U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1807-09; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1814-17. Died in 1833 (age about 51 years). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Wharton Jackson Green (1831-1910).
  Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wharton, John Austin (1806-1838) — of Texas. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., 1806. Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Columbia, 1835; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; Texas Republic Secretary of War, 1836; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836-37, 1838; died in office 1838. Member, Freemasons. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., December 17, 1838 (age about 32 years). Interment at Founders Memorial Park, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Brother of William Harris Wharton (1802-1839).
  Wharton County, Tex. is named partly for him.
  Wharton, John Henry — of Laurens County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Laurens County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Joseph — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Joseph J. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Morgantown, W.Va., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Joshua B. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 3rd District, 1927-34. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Randy — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 3rd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Wharton, Robert — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1798-1800, 1806-08, 1810-11, 1814-19, 1820-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Robert E. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Acting postmaster at Gadsden, Ala., 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Samuel (1732-1800) — of Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 3, 1732. Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1782; state court judge in Delaware, 1790. Died in 1800 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wharton, Samuel S. — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, Thomas (1735-1778) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Chester County, Pa., 1735. President of Pennsylvania, 1777-78; died in office 1778. Episcopalian. Died in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., May 22, 1778 (age about 42 years). Entombed at Evangelical Trinity Church, Lancaster, Pa.
  Wharton, Thomas P. — of Stockton, Worcester County, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, W. W. — of Virginia. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wharton, William Harris (1802-1839) — of Texas. Born in Virginia, 1802. Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Victoria, 1832; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Victoria, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Columbia, 1835; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Brazoria, 1836, 1837-39; died in office 1839. Killed when he accidentally shot himself while dismounting from his horse, near Hempstead, Waller County, Tex., March 14, 1839 (age about 36 years). Interment at Restwood Memorial Park, Clute, Tex.
  Relatives: Brother of John Austin Wharton (1806-1838).
  Wharton County, Tex. is named partly for him.
  Wharton, William R. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.


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