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WISE (Soundex W200) — See also BARWISE, HISE, OSTERWISE, WEESE, WEIS, WEISE, WEISS, WEISSE, WEISZ, WESS, WIESE, WIESS, WIKE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL, WISH, WISS, WYSE, WYSS.

  WISE: See also Maecenas Eason Benton — Howard A. Denis — Evered Vivian Jolliffe — S. Wise Parker — Atlee Pomerene — S. Wise Stalnaker — Anthony Stamm — William Clarke Vyse
  Wise, Alex — of Virginia City, Storey County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Altha H. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wise, Blanche Parent — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Bob See Robert Ellsworth Wise, Jr.
  Wise, C. C. — of Moorefield, Hardy County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Hardy County Democratic Party, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Carl — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1952-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Cary — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 53rd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wise, Charles, Sr. — of Wellston, Manistee County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wise, Charles C. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 4th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Charles E. — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Mankato, Minn., 1915-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Charles E. — of Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Lebanon, Pa., 1962-71 (acting, 1962-63). Still living as of 1971.
  Wise, Colin Reed — also known as Colin R. Wise — of Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, David — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wise, David — Republican. Member of Georgia public service commission 5th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wise, Dwight — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wise, Earl V., Sr. — of Berwick, Columbia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Earle E. — of Louisville, Stark County, Ohio; Alliance, Stark County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964 (alternate), 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wise, Edward M. — U.S. Consular Agent in Guantanamo, as of 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Edward W. — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Elisha R. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1871-83. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Erin — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Wise, Eugene See James Eugene Wise
  Wise, Forrest — of Newport, Jackson County, Ark. Independent candidate for mayor of Newport, Ark., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Frank — of Oregon. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wise, Frank J. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Frank W. — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Mayor of Hudson, N.Y., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, George (born c.1778) — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Born about 1778. Mayor of Alexandria, D.C., 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, George — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Wheeling, W.Va., 1897-1902; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, George D. — of Richmond, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Richmond city, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, George Douglas (1831-1898) — also known as George D. Wise — of Richmond, Va. Born in Deep Creek, Accomack County, Va., 1831. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 3rd District, 1881-95. Died in Richmond, Va., February 4, 1898 (age about 66 years). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Nephew of Henry Alexander Wise; cousin *** of Richard Alsop Wise (1843-1900) and John Sergeant Wise.
  Political family: Wise-Sergeant family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, George Nelms (1874-1934) — also known as George N. Wise — of Newport News, Va.; Hampton, Va. Born in Virginia, September 13, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; Honorary Vice-Consul for Paraguay in Newport News, Va., 1921; candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1922. Died, following a heart attack, in Hampton, Va., March 28, 1934 (age 59 years, 196 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Eliza Jane Gatewood Stephenson (1880-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, George P. — of Alexandria, Va. Mayor of Alexandria, Va., 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Gerald — of West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of West Valley City, Utah, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Wise, Mrs. Glenn M. — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Republican. Secretary of state of Wisconsin, 1955-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1956, 1960; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Wise, H. G. — of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Minn. Postmaster at St. Cloud, Minn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Hal M., Jr. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Helen A. — of Audubon, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 5th District, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wise, Henry A. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Henry A. — of New York. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Henry A. — of Kiptopeke, Northampton County, Va.; Carters Bridge, Albemarle County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944; member of Republican National Committee from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Henry A. (b. 1906) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 21, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state senate, 1948-64 (42nd District 1948-54, 43rd District 1955-64); chair of Jefferson County Republican Party, 1950-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Henry W. Lengyel
Henry Alexander Wise Wise, Henry Alexander (1806-1876) — of Accomac, Accomack County, Va. Born in Virginia, December 3, 1806. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1833-44 (8th District 1833-35, 21st District 1835-41, 8th District 1841-43, 7th District 1843-44); U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1844-47; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850; Governor of Virginia, 1856-59; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died September 12, 1876 (age 69 years, 284 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Father of Richard Alsop Wise and John Sergeant Wise; uncle of George Douglas Wise (1831-1898).
  Political family: Wise-Sergeant family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Wise counties in Tex. and Va. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
  Wise, Henry S. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Democrat. Chair of Vermilion County Democratic Party, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Herman — of Astoria, Clatsop County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Howard E. — of Spring Mills, Centre County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Wise, Isadore — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, J. Eugene See James Eugene Wise
  Wise, J. S. — of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, J. W. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Wise, Jacob M. — of Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1827-31. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, James B. — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Watertown, N.Y., 1896; Presidential Elector for New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, James Eugene (1887-1962) — also known as J. Eugene Wise — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Born in Hardin County, Ky., April 26, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Hardin County Attorney, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1924, 1936, 1944. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky., October 20, 1962 (age 75 years, 177 days). Interment at St. James Cemetery, Elizabethtown, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Wise (1861-1935) and Elvira Katharine (French) Wise (1866-1917); married, April 9, 1918, to Marietta Camilla 'Nettie' Slack (1889-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, James Walter (1868-1925) — also known as James W. Wise — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, Ga. Born near McDonough, Henry County, Ga., March 3, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1902-08; U.S. Representative from Georgia 6th District, 1915-25. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 8, 1925 (age 57 years, 189 days). Interment at McDonough Cemetery, McDonough, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wise, Janette — of Brewster, Barnstable County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Wise, Jean Ellen — of Andover, Butler County, Kan. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Andover, Kan., 1968-72. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wise, Jessie Brennen — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John — Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John C. — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Mankato, Minn., 1885-86, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John Douglas — of Virginia. Born in Pennsylvania. U.S. Vice Consul in Bordeaux, 1907-19. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John E. — of Willard, Huron County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John H. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1912, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John J. — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Postmaster at Penn Yan, N.Y., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John M. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1960-81; defeated, 1957. Still living as of 1981.
  Wise, John Mahon — of Chester County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Chester County, 1927-42. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, John Sergeant (1846-1913) — also known as John S. Wise — of Virginia. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 27, 1846. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1882-83; U.S. Representative from Virginia at-large, 1883-85; candidate for Governor of Virginia, 1885. Died near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., May 12, 1913 (age 66 years, 136 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Alexander Wise (1806-1876); brother of Richard Alsop Wise; grandson of John Sergeant; cousin *** of George Douglas Wise.
  Political family: Wise-Sergeant family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, Jonathan N. — of Plattsmouth, Cass County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Plattsmouth, Neb., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Joseph C. — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Mayor of Gainesville, Fla., 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Joseph E. — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Mayor of Nogales, Ariz., 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Mrs. L. E. — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Larkin — Union Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Lawrence — of Nassau County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Leonard C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wise, Linda — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wise, Lucy — of Eupora, Webster County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Mrs. M. R. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Mark — of New Jersey. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wise, Miguel — of Weslaco, Hidalgo County, Tex. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Texas state senate 27th District, 1994; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 39th District; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004; mayor of Weslaco, Tex.; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Wise, Morgan Ringland (1825-1903) — also known as Morgan R. Wise — of Waynesburg, Greene County, Pa. Born in West Bethlehem, Washington County, Pa., June 7, 1825. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1875-79; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1879-83. Died in Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa., April 13, 1903 (age 77 years, 310 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wise, Paul D. — of Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va. Republican. Acting postmaster at Hurricane, W.Va., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Phillip — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wise, Raymond L. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1927; candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Richard Alsop (1843-1900) — of Williamsburg, Va. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 2, 1843. Republican. College professor; member of Virginia state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1898-99, 1900; died in office 1900. Died in Williamsburg, Va., December 21, 1900 (age 57 years, 110 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Alexander Wise; brother of John Sergeant Wise (1846-1913); grandson of John Sergeant; cousin *** of George Douglas Wise.
  Political family: Wise-Sergeant family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, Robert — Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 37th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Wise, Robert — of Kent, Portage County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wise, Robert E. — of Malibu, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Wise, Robert Ellsworth, Jr. (b. 1948) — also known as Bob Wise — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Clendenin, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., January 6, 1948. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 17th District, 1981-82; resigned 1982; U.S. Representative from West Virginia, 1983-2001 (3rd District 1983-93, 2nd District 1993-2001); delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996, 2000, 2004; Governor of West Virginia, 2001-05. Member, American Bar Association. In 2003, he was accused of having an extramarital affair with a married female state employee; he admitted the affair, and dropped his campaign for re-election. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, July 28, 1984, to Sandra Casber.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Wise, Russell S. (b. 1882) — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Passaic, Passaic County, N.J., December 14, 1882. Republican. Civil engineer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1926-32; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Sandra — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wise, Sharon (born c.1952) — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born about 1952. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992, 2000, 2004; member of Michigan state board of education; elected 1994. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wise, Sherwood — of Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Sidney J. — of Allegan, Allegan County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Allegan, Mich.; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Stan — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Republican. Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1996; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wise, Stephen R. (b. 1941) — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, December 11, 1941. Republican. School teacher; member of Florida state house of representatives 13th District, 1989-2000; member of Florida state senate 5th District, 2001-12. Baptist. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Wise, Stephen Samuel (1874-1949) — also known as Stephen Wise; Stephen Samuel Weisz — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Budapest, Hungary, March 17, 1874. Democrat. Rabbi; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress; NAACP. Died, from a stomach ailment, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1949 (age 75 years, 33 days). Entombed at Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Wise (1844-1896) and Sabine (Fisher) Wise.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wise, Thomas Dewey — of Charleston County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate 16th District, 1972-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Wise, Thomas H. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Tully R. — U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Cuba, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wise, Vernon L. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960 (alternate), 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wise, W. F. — of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, W. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1884, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, Walter, Jr. — of Oakton, Fairfax County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wise, Wes — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1971-76; defeated, 1983; candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 5th District, 1976. Still living as of 2001.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wise, William J. — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky.; Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, William P. — of Bay County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wise, William S., Jr. — of Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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