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WILLIS (Soundex W420) — See also HILLIS, MILLIS, WALLIS, WELLES, WILES, WILL, WILLES, WILLESS, WILLI, WILLIG, WILLISON, WILLISTON, WILLITS, WILLS, WILLYS, WYLES, WYLLIS, WYLLYS.

  WILLIS: See also James Matthew Bowcock — Lewis Rice Bradley — Jacob Broom — George Landon Browning — Isaac Young Conger — Margaret Onys Conger — Cecil Willis Creel — John Tyler Morgan — Mortimer Willis Olds — Ann Richards — Absalom Willis Robertson — Marion Gordon Robertson — James Stephen Watkins
  Willis, A. H. — of Avon Lake, Lorain County, Ohio. Postmaster at Avon Lake, Ohio, 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, A. Murat, Jr. — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Albert Shelby (1843-1897) — also known as Albert S. Willis — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky., January 22, 1843. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1877-87; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1893-97, died in office 1897. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, January 6, 1897 (age 53 years, 350 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Willis, Allie D. See Almira Dustin Willis
  Willis, Almira Dustin (1873-1956) — also known as Allie D. Willis; Almira Parmelia Dustin; Mrs. Frank B. Willis — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Delaware County, Ohio, December 29, 1873. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936. Female. Died July 21, 1956 (age 82 years, 205 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of John H. Dustin (1843-1936) and Hannah L. (Cornell) Dustin (1847-1933); married 1895 to Frank Bartlett Willis (1871-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis, Anson — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Arnell — of West Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Willis, Asa — of Dalhart, Dallam County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Benjamin Albertson (1840-1886) — also known as Benjamin A. Willis — of New York. Born in New York, 1840. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1875-79; defeated, 1870 (Independent Republican, 7th District), 1878 (Tammany Hall Democratic, 11th District). Died in 1886 (age about 46 years). Original interment at Friends Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willis, Bennie — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Willis, C. B. — of Virginia. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Candler (born c.1939) — of Zirconia, Henderson County, N.C. Born about 1939. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Willis, Catherine F. — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Willis, Charles S. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Charles T. — of Tyrone, Schuyler County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1890-91; member of New York state senate 40th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Cliffie D. — National candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Conrad — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, D. L. Dally — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Willis, Dally See D. L. Dally Willis
  Willis, Daniel — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, David — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 3rd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Dennis M. — of Harrison County, W.Va.; Monongalia County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1901-02, 1921-24 (Harrison County 1901-02, Monongalia County 1921-24); member of West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Donald D. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Gardiner, Maine, 1954-70 (acting, 1954). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Dorothy Ann See Ann Richards
  Willis, Doyle — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 90th District. Still living as of 1994.
  Willis, Edmund H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Edward D. — of Angola, Steuben County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Angola, Ind.; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Edward O. — of Peoria, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Willis, Edwin Edward (1904-1972) — also known as Edwin E. Willis — of St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, La. Born in Arnaudville, St. Martin Parish, La., October 2, 1904. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1948; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1949-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Died in St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, La., October 24, 1972 (age 68 years, 22 days). Interment at St. Martin de Tours Cemetery, St. Martinville, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willis, Elbert J. — of Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Jeffersontown, Ky., 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Ellen L. — of Westminster, Carroll County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Willis, Elmer E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Freedom Now candidate for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Willis, F. B. See Frank B. Willis
Frances E. Willis Willis, Frances Elizabeth (1899-1983) — also known as Frances E. Willis — of Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Metropolis, Massac County, Ill., May 20, 1899. College professor; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Valparaiso, 1928-31; Santiago, 1931-32; U.S. Consul in Madrid, 1940-43; London, 1947-50; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1953-57; Norway, 1957-61; Ceylon, 1961-64. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. She was the first female career foreign service officer to serve as Ambassador. Died in Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif., July 23, 1983 (age 84 years, 64 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Gilbert Willis and Belle Whitfield (James) Willis.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. State Department
  Willis, Francis (1745-1829) — of Georgia. Born in Virginia, 1745. U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1791-93. Died in 1829 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willis, Francis M. — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Mrs. Frank B. See Almira Dustin Willis
  Willis, Frank B. (1844-1914) — also known as F. B. Willis — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Born in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., October 10, 1844. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1893-95. Died in Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho, September 9, 1914 (age 69 years, 334 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married to Annie O. Diehl (1860-1889).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis, Frank Bartlett (1871-1928) — also known as Frank B. Willis — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Lewis Center, Delaware County, Ohio, December 28, 1871. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1911-15; Governor of Ohio, 1915-17; defeated, 1916, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920, 1924; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1921-28; died in office 1928; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Died suddenly, from a cerebral hemorrhage, as he was about to give a presidential campaign speech, at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, March 30, 1928 (age 56 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jay B. Willis and Lavinia Willis (1842-1915); married 1895 to Almira Parmelia Dustin (1873-1956).
  Frank B. Willis School (opened 1883 as Delaware High School; renamed 1928; closed 2016), in Delaware, Ohio, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis, Fred L. — of West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Mayor of West Lafayette, Ind., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Frederick Bancroft — of Saugus, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Frederick J., Jr. — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Conservative. Candidate for New York state assembly 21st District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Willis, George L. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964 (alternate). Still living as of 1964.
  Willis, George S. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Shelton; elected 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, George W. — of Bay County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, George W. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Georgie — of Chico, Butte County, Calif. Mayor of Chico, Calif., 1985-86. Still living as of 1986.
  Willis, Gregory — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Willis, Gregory C. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Willis, Harlan S. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Hart See James Hart Willis, Sr.
  Willis, Henry A. — of Thomaston, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Thomaston, Maine, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Henry C. — of Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Ala. Born in Alabama. Postmaster at Alexander City, Ala., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Herbert — of Beach Haven, Ocean County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; chair of Ocean County Republican Party, 1927; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1932-33. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Herbert A. — of Sudlersville, Queen Anne's County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Willis, Hillary T. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Hyattsville, Md., 1927-31, 1933-38. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Holman See R. Holman Willis
  Willis, Howard S. — of Salem, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Salem, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Hubert — of Missouri. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Willis, Ida Lee (b. 1897) — also known as Idah Lee Millis; Mrs. S. S. Willis — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Boyd County, Ky., December 24, 1897. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Female. Episcopalian. Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles L. Millis and Sarah S. (Ross) Millis; married, April 14, 1920, to Simeon Slavens Willis (1879-1965).
  Willis, J. B. — of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif. Mayor of Richmond, Calif., 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, J. H. — of Auburn, Placer County, Calif. Postmaster at Auburn, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, J. Hart See James Hart Willis, Sr.
  Willis, J. L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, J. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Elizabeth City & Accomac counties, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, J. M. — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Mayor of Plano, Tex., 1908-12. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, J. M. See James Medford Willis
  Willis, J. Perrin — of Rusk, Cherokee County, Tex. Agricultural economist; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1944; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, James — of Brandenburg, Meade County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, James E. — of Indiana. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Willis, James H. — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Joplin, Mo., 1968-69. Still living as of 1969.
  Willis, James Hart, Sr. (d. 1963) — also known as J. Hart Willis — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate; elected 1921; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944 (speaker). Died in 1963. Interment at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Willis, James Medford (b. 1881) — also known as J. M. Willis — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb. Born in Orrick, Ray County, Mo., January 19, 1881. Democrat. Physician; surgeon; member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940. Methodist. Member, American Medical Association; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Willis and Nanny (Petty) Willis; married, August 20, 1902, to Ethelyn M. Keaton.
  Willis, James P. — of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 18th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jane I. — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1945. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jeff — of Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Willis, Jesse E. — of Jefferson County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jesse E. — of Carthage, Jefferson County, N.Y. Postmaster at Carthage, N.Y., 1874-81. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jewell — of Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Willis, Jim — of Bevier, Macon County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Willis, John — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 13th District, 1916; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John B. — Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1809. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John H. — of Berlin, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Berlin, Connecticut, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John M. — of Hampton, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1836-41. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John R. — of Juneau, Alaska. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John R. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee); postmaster at Manchester, N.H., 1914-21. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John R. — of Bronson, Levy County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John T. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988 (member, Rules Committee), 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1992; candidate in primary for Maryland state comptroller, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Willis, John W. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. District judge in Minnesota 2nd District, 1892; People's candidate for justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, John W. — of Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state senate 5th District 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jonathan C. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Born in Tennessee. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 13th Illinois District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jonathan S. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1941-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Jonathan Spencer (1830-1903) — also known as Jonathan S. Willis — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Oxford, Talbot County, Md., April 5, 1830. Republican. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1895-97; defeated, 1892. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., November 24, 1903 (age 73 years, 233 days). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery, Near Frederica, Kent County, Del.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis, Joseph G. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Joseph Osborne — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Josiah B. — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky. Postmaster at Richmond, Ky., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Julia — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Katherine — of near Lawton, Van Buren County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1963; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Willis, Kira Griffiths — Libertarian. Candidate for Georgia state superintendent of schools, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Willis, Kristi — of Texas. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Willis, Lyle L. — of Corbin, Whitley County, Ky. Democrat. Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1970, 1974, 1976 (primary), 1978 (primary), 1980 (primary); candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1975; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Still living as of 1980.
  Willis, M. A. — of Custer, Custer County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Margaret — of Michigan. Freedom Now candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Willis, Margaret Onys See Margaret Onys Conger
  Willis, Marguerite S. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Willis, May — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Willis, Merton M. — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Gorham; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Mildred G. — of Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Willis, Millard V. — of Red Jacket, Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Murat, Jr. See A. Murat Willis, Jr.
  Willis, Norma B. — of Jamestown, Newport County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Willis, Olin Stewart (1901-1980) — also known as Olin S. Willis — of Coolidge, Thomas County, Ga. Born in Meigs, Thomas County, Ga., September 11, 1901. Democrat. Merchant; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Thomas County, 1949-56. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died May 29, 1980 (age 78 years, 261 days). Interment at Meigs Sunset Cemetery, Meigs, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Willis and Lottie Laura (Hambleton) Willis; married to Mary Sue Huggins (1905-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis, Oscar E. — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Union, 1904, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Otto A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 7th District, 1972, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Willis, P. F. — of Taskee Station, Wayne County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Wayne County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Paul (born c.1954) — of Pahrump, Nye County, Nev. Born about 1954. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Willis, Perrin See J. Perrin Willis
  Willis, Perry — of California; Arizona. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 45th District, 1988; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 5th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Willis, Puckett — of Sikes, Winn Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, R. B. — of Oxford, Talbot County, Md. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, R. Holman — Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 21st District, 1924-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Raymond — of Ferndale, Oakland County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Ferndale, Mich., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Willis, Raymond E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Freedom Now candidate for Michigan state senate 6th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Willis, Raymond Eugene (1875-1956) — also known as Raymond E. Willis — of Angola, Steuben County, Ind. Born in Waterloo, DeKalb County, Ind., August 11, 1875. Republican. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1919-21; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1941-47; defeated, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1944, 1948, 1952. Died in Angola, Steuben County, Ind., March 21, 1956 (age 80 years, 223 days). Interment at Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Willis, Richard — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at White Plains, N.Y., 1818-22. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Richard, Jr. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Richard W. — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 11th District, 1941-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Robert — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Robert C. — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Va. (now W.Va.). Postmaster at Martinsburg, Va., 1799-1802. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Robert E. — of Anna, Union County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Robert E. (born c.1911) — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born about 1911. Optometrist; mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1951-54. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Robert J. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Mrs. S. S. See Ida Lee Willis
  Willis, Samuel — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Shanda — of Brighton, Livingston County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 42nd District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Willis, Sid — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Simeon Slavens (1879-1965) — also known as Simeon Willis — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Lawrence County, Ohio, December 1, 1879. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1927-32; Governor of Kentucky, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1944, 1948. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Newcomen Society. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., April 2, 1965 (age 85 years, 122 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Willis and Abigail (Slavens) Willis; married, April 14, 1920, to Idah Lee Millis (1897-?).
  Willis, Squire T. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, T. J. — of Raleigh, Smith County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Theodore B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Thomas C. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Thomas J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Todd C. (b. 1925) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, W.Va., April 4, 1925. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1973-76. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees. Still living as of 1981.
  Relatives: Son of Todd C. Willis and Thelma (Chambers) Willis; married, June 20, 1948, to Elizabeth Bartlett.
  Willis, W. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, Warren G. — of Masonville, Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 1st District, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1810, 1811, 1817. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William E. — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William F. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 4th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William H. — of Vermont. Republican. Member, Federal Communications Commission, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Willis, William M. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
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