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WILSON (Soundex W425) — See also FREEMAN-WILSON, HILSON, MILSON, SOLWIN, WALSEN, WELSON, WILLSON, WILSCHKE, WILSEY, WILSHIRE, WILSNACK, WILSON-ALLEN, WILSONS, WILSTACH, WOHLSEN, WOOLSON.

  Wilson, A. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Postmaster at Cumberland, Md., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. A. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1880 (not seated). Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. C. — of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. J. — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Mayor of Frostburg, Md., 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. K. — of Somerset, Perry County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wilson, A. L. — of West Cumberland, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at West Cumberland, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. L. — of Arkansas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 7th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. L. — of Newport, Carteret County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. L. — of Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 6th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. L. — of Newport, Carteret County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. L. — of Sanford, Seminole County, Fla. Mayor of Sanford, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Wilson, A. N. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1884; postmaster at Savannah, Ga., 1885-86. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, A. R. — of Dunn, Harnett County, N.C. Postmaster at Dunn, N.C., 1899-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Aaron — of Pennsylvania. Mayor of Chester, Pa., 1996-98. Still living as of 1998.
  Wilson, Abbie C. — of Presumpscot, Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Presumpscot, Maine, 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Abram See H. Abram Wilson
  Wilson, Adair — of Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado Territory, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Addison Graves (b. 1947) — also known as Joe Wilson — of West Columbia, Lexington County, S.C.; Springdale, Lexington County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 31, 1947. Republican. Staff for U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, and for U.S. Rep. Floyd Spence; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972, 2008; member of South Carolina state senate, 1984-2001; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 2001-; rebuked by the House of Representatives in September, 2009, for a breach of decorum; he had shouted "You Lie!" during an address by President Barack Obama. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Wilson, Alan B. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1982-84. Still living as of 1984.
  Wilson, Alan H. — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alan T. — of Milwaukee County, Wis. Socialist. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 3rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Albert — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Albert C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Albert E. — of Beaverton, Washington County, Ore. Mayor of Beaverton, Ore., 1931, 1935-37. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Albert E. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 18th District, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Albert G. — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Harwinton, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alex T. — of Dodge, San Jacinto County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 2nd District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alexander — of Virginia. Born in Virginia. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1804-09 (at-large 1804-07, 5th District 1807-09). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wilson, Alexander — U.S. Attorney for Utah, 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alexander — of Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wis. Republican. Wisconsin state attorney general, 1878-82. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alexander (1851-1915) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Indiana County, Pa., October 1, 1851. Republican. Coal dealer; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1908-11. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, from cancer, in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., August 30, 1915 (age 63 years, 333 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Wilson (1824-1881) and Mary A. Wilson (1829-1892).
  Wilson, Alexander — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alexander P. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Postmaster at Montgomery, Ala., 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Mrs. Alfred See Matilda Rausch Dodge Wilson
  Wilson, Alfred C. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 2nd District, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Alfred M. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Allen Crane Tibbetts (b. 1866) — also known as Allen C. T. Wilson — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, March 23, 1866. Republican. Merchant; farmer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County, 1919-22; member of Maine state senate, 1920. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Wilson and Sarah E. (Henderson) Wilson; married, December 25, 1900, to Mary V. McIntosh.
  Wilson, Andrew — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Andrew — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Mayor of Wheeling, Va., 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Andrew — of Ohio County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1867-70; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Andrew F. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 12th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Wilson, Andy — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 19th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Wilson, Angelé T. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996 (alternate), 2000, 2004 (alternate). Still living as of 2004.
  Wilson, Ann — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wilson, Ann Scott — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Anna — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Anna J. — of Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wilson, Anne V. S. — of Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Arthur — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Arthur — of Burlington, Kit Carson County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Arthur — of Cambridge, Washington County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Arthur — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Mayor of Hamilton, Ohio, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Arthur E. — American candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 22nd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Wilson, Arthur J. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Asa — of Manchester, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Manchester, Mo.; elected 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Wilson, Asa B. — of Hickory County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Asher B. — of Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1924; member of Democratic National Committee from Idaho, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Audra — of Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wilson, B. A. — of Los Banos, Merced County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, B. B. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 16th District, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, B. F. — of Sparta, Gallatin County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, B. T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Banks See L. Banks Wilson
  Wilson, Barbara — of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wilson, Barbara R. — of Zeeland, Ottawa County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980, 1984 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Wilson, Benjamin (1825-1901) — of Wilsonburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Wilsonburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 30, 1825. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1872; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1875-83. Died in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 26, 1901 (age 75 years, 361 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wilson, Benjamin Davis (1811-1878) — also known as Benjamin D. Wilson; "Don Benito" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilson County, Tenn., December 1, 1811. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1851-52; member of California state senate, 1860. Died in San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 11, 1878 (age 66 years, 100 days). Interment at Church of Our Savior Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  Relatives: Married 1844 to Ramona Yorba (died 1849); married to Margaret Hereford; father of Ruth Wilson (who married George Smith Patton (1856-1927)); grandfather of Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1885-1945; general of the U.S. Army during World War II).
  Mount Wilson, in the San Gabriel mountains, Los Angeles County, California, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wilson, Benjamin Grady — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Bennett — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Benton — of Greenfield, Dade County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Bess — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Bette Jane — of Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wilson, Betty (c.1915-2000) — of Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1915. Democrat. Candidate for California state senate 33rd District, 1976. Female. One of the founders and leaders of the city of Santa Fe Springs. Died in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 14, 2000 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Betty — of New Jersey. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 22nd District, 1974-75; defeated, 1975. Female. Still living as of 1975.
  Wilson, Betty K. — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wilson, Beulah — of Andalusia, Covington County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Wilson, Bill — of Minnesota. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wilson, Bill T. II — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 43rd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wilson, Birch — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Birch — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Bluford (d. 1909) — of Illinois. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1869-74. Cherokee Indian ancestry. He was part Cherokee, but the family kept this a secret until 1950. Died in 1909. Interment somewhere in Sangamon County, Ill.
  Wilson, Bob See Robert Carlton Wilson
  Wilson, Bob See Robert T. Wilson, Jr.
  Wilson, Bracy — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 70th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wilson, Brian — of Washington. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 9th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Wilson, Brumettia J. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wilson, Bud — of Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Chula Vista, Calif., 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Wilson, Burke — of Rural Hall, Forsyth County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Burton — of Lafayette, Macon County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wilson, Butler R. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920. Burial location unknown.


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