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Wisecarver to Wismer

WISECARVER (Soundex W226) — See also BARWISE, CARVEL, CARVER, CARVETH, CARVEY, FARVER, FONSECA, GARVER, MCCARVER, OSTERWISE, PISECK, ROSECAN, SARVER, SECAIRA, TARVER, WHITESCARVER, WISE, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL.

  Wisecarver, T. J. — of Modesto, Stanislaus County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Burial location unknown.


WISECAWER (Soundex W226) — See also AWERKAMP, BARWISE, FONSECA, LAWERENCE, OSTERWISE, PADAWER, PISECK, ROSECAN, SECAIRA, WINAWER, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL.

  Wisecawer, Joseph F. — of McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore. Postmaster at McMinnville, Ore., 1889. Burial location unknown.


WISECUP (Soundex W221) — See also BARWISE, OSTERWISE, PISECK, SECULA, SECUNDINO, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL.

  WISECUP: See also Fred Beard


WISEHAM (Soundex W250) — See also BARWISE, BASEHART, OSTERWISE, WEISEHAHN, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL, WISHAM.

  WISEHAM: See also William Wiseham Paine


WISEMAN (Soundex W255) — See also BARWISE, EISEMAN, EMAN, KRISEMAN, LEISEMANN, OSTERWISE, RISEMAN, SEMAN, WEISEMAN, WEISMAN, WEISMANN, WEISSMAN, WEISSMANN, WESEMAN, WIEMAN, WIESMAN, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL, WYSEMAN.

  WISEMAN: See also Allen Wiseman Sapp
  Wiseman, A. D. — of Adel, Cook County, Ga. Mayor of Adel, Ga., 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Arthur F. McL. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate, 1948 (15th District), 1962 (17th District). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Coran A. — of Ansted, Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Dorothy M. — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wiseman, Earl — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Emmett O. (1903-1989) — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va., April 9, 1903. Democrat. Pharmacist; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1935-36; member of West Virginia state senate, 1937-40 (9th District 1937-38, 11th District 1939-40). Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., September 21, 1989 (age 86 years, 165 days). Interment at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of W. E. Wiseman and Lena Wiseman; married, August 9, 1928, to W. Clarissa Winslow.
  Wiseman, F. W. — of Owensville, Gasconade County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Gasconade County Democratic Party, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Frank See J. Frank Wiseman
  Wiseman, Fred E. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Postmaster at Charleston, W.Va., 1957-60 (acting, 1957-58). Still living as of 1960.
  Wiseman, J. Frank — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. City manager of Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, John — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Lawrence A. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 2nd District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Mary — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wiseman, Mary C. — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Perry N. Wiseman Wiseman, Perry N. (b. 1869) — of Summersville, Nicholas County, W.Va. Born in Nicholas County, W.Va., July 8, 1869. Democrat. Banker; member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1929-36. Southern Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Wiseman and Nancy (McCutchon) Wiseman; married, November 4, 1886, to Mary M. Hedges.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Wiseman, Peter — of Wayne County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, R. J. — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Robert J. — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1921-22; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1926-29, 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Roy — of McMinnville, Warren County, Tenn. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state senate 11th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Roy E. — Republican. Candidate in primary for West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Sam — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wiseman, Shirley McVay — also known as Shirley Wiseman — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Wiseman, W. H. — of Erin, Houston County, Tenn. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state senate 23rd District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WISENER (Soundex W256) — See also BARWISE, MISENER, OSTERWISE, POSENER, SENER, SENERCHIA, WASSENAAR, WEISENER, WEISNER, WIENER, WIESNER, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISER, WISETH, WISEWELL, WISNER.

  Wisener, Franklin — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born in Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Beaver Falls, Pa., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Wisener, William H. — Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1853-55. Burial location unknown.


WISER (Soundex W260) — See also BARWISE, EISER, HISER, OSTERWISE, SEEWIR, WASSER, WEISER, WEISSER, WHIZZER, WIER, WIESER, WIRES, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISETH, WISEWELL, WISKER, WISMER, WISNER, WISTER, WIZER, WOSER, WYSOR.

  WISER: See also Robert Bruce Mathias
  Wiser, Gordon J. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of St. Joseph, Mo., 1978-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Wiser, Ray B. — of Gridley, Butte County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WISETH (Soundex W230) — See also BARWISE, LEISETH, OSTERWISE, SETH, WASTE, WEIST, WEST, WESTA, WESTE, WIEST, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISEWELL, WISTI, WOESTE, WUEST.

  Wiseth, Roy E. — of Goodridge, Pennington County, Minn. Farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 65th District, 1957-60. Lutheran. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WISEWELL (Soundex W240) — See also BARWISE, BAUSEWEIN, EWELL, JANISEWSKI, OSTERWISE, PRAISEWATER, ROSEWELL, SEWELL, WISE, WISECARVER, WISECAWER, WISECUP, WISEHAM, WISEMAN, WISENER, WISER, WISETH, WISWALL, WISWELL.

  Wisewell, John — of Rushville, Yates County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1849. Burial location unknown.


WISH (Soundex W200) — See also MISH, SWISHER, WASH, WESCH, WESCHE, WICH, WISCH, WISE, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  Wish, Oscar R. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1913-22. Burial location unknown.


WISHAM (Soundex W250) — See also CHISHAM, ELISHAMA, ELISHAMER, GRISHAM, ISHAM, SWISHER, WASHAM, WISEHAM, WISH, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  Wisham, Mary E. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996; Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wisham, Samuel — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.


WISHARD (Soundex W263) — See also BLANSHARD, BOSSHARD, DISHAROON, FISHARDT, HARD, POSHARD, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  WISHARD: See also Noble Wishard Lee — Hervey Henry Willsie
  Wishard, Albert W. — U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1897-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wishard, D. Roy — of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wishard, Roy See D. Roy Wishard


WISHART (Soundex W263) — See also BOSHART, BRUSHART, DISHAROON, FISHARDT, HART, HULSHART, MERSHART, SHARTEL, SHARTLE, SHARTS, SHARTZER, SWIHART, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  WISHART: See also Alexander Wilson Acheson — Ernest Francis Acheson — Annabel Wishart Lane
  Wishart, Joseph S. — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Wishart, Robert — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wishart, Ronald K. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Libertarian. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 11th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.


WISHEK (Soundex W220) — See also BENISHEK, GROSHEK, MASHEK, MESHEK, SHEK, SHEKAR, SHEKARCHI, SHEKEL, SHEKELL, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  Wishek, Max — of Ashley, McIntosh County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WISHINGRAD (Soundex W252) — See also GINGRAS, GINGRASS, GRAD, GRADDICK, GRADELLE, GRADISON, GRADVOHL, GRADY, INGRAHAM, INGRAM, INGRASSIA, MAGRADY, MCGRADY, NOGRADY, OGRADY, SWISHER, WINOGRAD, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  WISHINGRAD: See also David Dubinsky


WISHNAK (Soundex W252) — See also BRESHNAHAN, HAWKINS, KORCHNAK, KRISHNA, SHNAEROF, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  Wishnak, George — Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908. Burial location unknown.


WISHNOFSKY (Soundex W251) — See also KRISHNA, NOFSINGER, RADNOFSKY, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHON, WISHY.

  Wishnofsky, Helen — American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1950, 1952. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WISHON (Soundex W250) — See also DISHON, DISHONG, HISHON, PISHON, SWISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHY.

  Wishon, Mary Beth — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


WISHY (Soundex W200) — See also SWISHER, WISCHOW, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON.

  Wishy, Rudolph — of Pittstown, Hunterdon County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


WISKER (Soundex W260) — See also KEISKER, KNISKERN, PREISKER, RISKER, VONMOSCHZISKER, WHISKERS, WICKER, WISER.

  Wisker, A. L. — of Orange Cove, Fresno County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wisker, John Henry Martin Van Buren (1836-1910) — also known as Van B. Wisker — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in England, December 27, 1836. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1888 (12th District), 1890 (12th District), 1894 (7th District); Prohibition candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Pettis County, 1892. Died in Placer County, Calif., January 6, 1910 (age 73 years, 10 days). Interment at Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Calif.
  Presumably named for: Martin Van Buren
  Relatives: Married, August 18, 1883, to Lucy Ella Moore (1836-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wisker, Van B. See John Henry Martin Van Buren Wisker


WISLOCKI (Soundex W242) — See also CISLOWSKI, HASSLOCHER, HASSLOCK, HISLOP, HISLOPE, KRISLOV, SLOCOMB, SLOCUM, SLOCUMB, WASYLYK, ZABLOCKI.

  Wislocki, Gus — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Seymour, 1934. Burial location unknown.


WISMAR (Soundex W256) — See also BISMARCK, WEISMER, WISMER.

  Wismar, William J. C. — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1906 (30th District), 1922 (37th District); candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 1924, 1928; candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1928. Burial location unknown.


WISMER (Soundex W256) — See also ARISMENDI, CHRISMER, DERAISMES, EISMEYER, KLEISMEIER, WEISMER, WIMER, WIMMERS, WISER, WISMAR, WISNER.

  Wismer, D. C. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wismer, David — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wismer, Donald M., Jr. (b. 1934) — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., May 6, 1934. Republican. School teacher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair District, 1963-64; defeated in primary, 1966; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1964. Protestant. Member, Lions; National Education Association; Knights of Pythias. Still living as of 1966.
  Relatives: Married, June 25, 1960, to Barbara Jean Duncanson.
  Wismer, Ida — of Wayne County, Mich. American candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wismer, Susan — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Democrat. Elected South Dakota state house of representatives 1st District 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.


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