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WRIGHTON (Soundex W623) — See also ARKWRIGHT, BLIGHTON, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, BRIGHTON, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, CREIGHTON, CRIGHTON, DIGHTON, DRUMWRIGHT, HANDWRIGHT, KNIGHTON, LAIGHTON, LEIGHTON, LIGHTON, MCCREIGHTON, RITON, SEAWRIGHT, WAINWRIGHT, WANEWRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WORTHING, WRIGHT, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  WRIGHTON: See also Jesse Ormondroyd


WRIGHTSMAN (Soundex W623) — See also ALRIGHTS, ARKWRIGHT, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, DRUMWRIGHT, HANDWRIGHT, HEITSMAN, HOOTSMAN, HORTSMAN, HUNTSMAN, KNIGHTS, LIGHTSEY, PROTSMAN, RIGHTS, RITZMAN, SALTSMAN, SEAWRIGHT, SIGHTS, STUTSMAN, WAIGHTSTILL, WAINWRIGHT, WANEWRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WRIGHT, WRIGHTON, WRIGHTSON, ZELTSMAN.

  WRIGHTSMAN: See also Joseph James Wrightsman Gawthrop
  Wrightsman, Eileen — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


WRIGHTSON (Soundex W623) — See also ALRIGHTS, ARKWRIGHT, ARTESANI, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, DRUMWRIGHT, HANDWRIGHT, KNIGHTS, LIGHTSEY, RIGHTS, ROUTZAHN, ROUTZHAN, ROUTZOHN, RUTSEN, RUTSON, SEAWRIGHT, SIGHTS, WAIGHTSTILL, WAINWRIGHT, WANEWRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WRIGHT, WRIGHTON, WRIGHTSMAN.

  Wrightson, Lewis — Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state auditor, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Wrightson, Thomas II (1822-1897) — of Kentucky. Born July 24, 1822. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1869-73; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1870. Died August 7, 1897 (age 75 years, 14 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.


WRIGLEY (Soundex W624) — See also BIGLEY, CRIGLER, HIGLEY, MCGARRIGLE, QUIGLEY, REGLI, SHRIGLEY, WEIGLEY, WIGLEY, WRISLEY.

  WRIGLEY: See also William Perry George — S. Wrigley Murphy
  Wrigley, Alexander G. — of Union County, N.J. No Unnecessary Taxes candidate for New Jersey state senate District 9, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Wrigley, Byron E. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wrigley, Kathleen — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wrigley, William Mills, Jr. (1861-1932) — also known as William Wrigley, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 30, 1861. Republican. Founder, Wrigley chewing gum company; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team; owner, Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, from a stroke, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 26, 1932 (age 70 years, 118 days). Originally entombed at Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens, Avalon, Calif.; re-entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Wrigley Field (opened 1914, named 1927), ballpark for the Chicago Cubs, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


WRIGNOL (Soundex W625) — See also BRIGNOLE, FERRIGNO, MIGNOLET, REGNELL, ROLWING, ROWLING, RUSIGNOLA, VIGNOLA.

  WRIGNOL: See also Wrignol E. Quillen


WRINKLE (Soundex W652) — See also BOWRING, BRINKLEY, CRINKLAW, DRINKLE, LEISSWRING, RANKL, RANKLE, RONCALIO, RONCALLO, RUNKEL, RUNKLE, SPRINKLE, TRINKLE, WINKLE, WINKLER.

  Wrinkle, B. Winston — of Big Spring, Howard County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wrinkle, J. R. — of Silver City, Grant County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wrinkle, Winston See B. Winston Wrinkle


WRISLEY (Soundex W624) — See also CRISLER, DAISLEY, FRISLER, GRISLEY, HAISLEY, ISLEY, KNEISLEY, KNISLEY, NISLEY, PAISLEY, RAESLY, RISLEY, RIZLEY, ROUSLEY, SISLEY, TRISLER, WRIGLEY, WRISTEN, WRISTON, YEISLEY.

  WRISLEY: See also Louis Edwin Anderson
  Wrisley, Jeffrey — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


WRISTEN (Soundex W623) — See also CHRISTEN, CHRISTENBERRY, CHRISTENSEN, CHRISTENSON, CRISTENFELD, EDMISTEN, INCONSISTENCY, KRISTENSEN, RISTINE, ROSTON, ROWSTON, ROYSTON, RUSTIN, WINTERS, WRISLEY, WRISTON.

  Wristen, D. W. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Mayor of Abilene, Tex., 1886-92, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.


WRISTON (Soundex W623) — See also CORRISTON, HARISTON, RISTINE, ROSTON, ROWSTON, ROYSTON, RUSTIN, WRISLEY, WRISTEN.

  WRISTON: See also Tom M. Bell
  Wriston, Clyde O. — of Mabscott, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wriston, Robert — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Beckley, W.Va., 1935-37, 1944-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WRITER (Soundex W636) — See also FERRITER, FRITER, REITER, REITHER, RETTER, REUTER, REUTHER, REUTTER, RIGHTER, RITER, RITTER, RYTER, RYTHER.

  Writer, Harold D. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WROBEL (Soundex W614) — See also BERLOW, BOWLER, LOWBER, REBAL, REBEL, REBELLE, ROBELEN, ROUBAL, ROYBAL, RUBAL, RUBEL, RUYBAL, STROBEL, WOBLER, WOLBER, WRABEL, WROBLESKI, WROBLEWSKI.

  Wrobel, George A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Constitutional Democratic candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WROBLESKI (Soundex W614) — See also NOBLES, ROBLEE, ROBLES, ROBLEY, STROBLE, WROBEL, WROBLEWSKI.

  Wrobleski, Edward Z. (1893-1973) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born January 4, 1893. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1940 (primary), 1941; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1942. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 20, 1973 (age 80 years, 320 days). Burial location unknown.


WROBLEWSKI (Soundex W614) — See also BLEWER, BLEWETT, BLEWITT, BLEWS, BLEWSTER, ROBLEE, ROBLES, ROBLEY, STROBLE, SZABLEWSKI, WROBEL, WROBLESKI.

  Wroblewski, Joseph A. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wroblewski, Matthew J. — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Warren, Mich., 2007. Still living as of 2007.


WROE (Soundex W600) — See also EROE, REW, RHOE, RHUE, ROE, ROEH, ROUE, ROUGH, ROUW, ROW, ROWE, ROY, ROYE, RUE, RUGH, RUH, WRYE.

  WROE: See also John Edwards
  Wroe, John C. — of Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wroe, William H. H. — of Medina, Outagamie County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1872. Burial location unknown.


WRONSKI (Soundex W652) — See also BOWRON, DOBRONSKI, GAWRON, GAWRONSKI, GOLONSKI, JABLONSKI, OKONSKI, PLONSKI, SKOWRONSKI, STEDRONSKY, TARGONSKI, YABLONSKI.

  Wronski, Bronislaw — of Michigan. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wronski, Joseph F. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.


WROOLIE (Soundex W640) — See also DEMPROOLFF, LOWRIE, ROULEAU, ROWLEE, ROWLEY, ROWLIE, RULEY, RULLI, STROOL, ZAHAROOLIS.

  Wroolie, T. S. — of Faribault County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.


WROTEN (Soundex W635) — See also BROTEN, GROTE, GROTEMAT, ROTE, ROTELLA, ROTELLO, ROTEN, ROTERMANN, SCHROTER, SROTE, TENGROTENHUIS, TOWNER.

  Wroten, Nora — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WRUCKE (Soundex W620) — See also ROACH, ROACHE, ROAKE, ROCH, ROCHE, ROCK, ROCKE, ROICK, ROOK, ROOKE, ROQUE, ROUCH, RUCH, RUCK, RUIC, RUICK, RUYAK, WAWRUCK, WRUPLE.

  Wrucke, Albert See H. Albert Wrucke
  Wrucke, Ernst C. — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wrucke, H. Albert — of Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1931. Burial location unknown.


WRUPLE (Soundex W614) — See also DUPLER, DUPLESSIE, EUPLE, RIPPL, RIPPLE, RUPLEY, RUPLI, SCHUPLER, SUPLEE, UPLEE, WAWRUCK, WRUCKE, WURPEL.

  Wruple, Marc R. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 37th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.


WRYE (Soundex W600) — See also REA, REAU, REAUGH, REI, REIGH, REY, RHEA, RHEY, RIAH, RYE, WERY, WROE, WYER.

  Wrye, Billy — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Candidate for Arizona state house of representatives 26th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.


WRYNN (Soundex W650) — See also BRYNN, CORYNNE, REIN, REINE, RENN, RENNE, RHEIN, RHINE, RHYNE, RINE, RINH, RINN, RINNE, RION, RYAN, RYNNE, RYON, RYUN, WREN, WRENN, WRENNE, WYNN.

  Wrynn, Lucie — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford; elected 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wrynn, William F. — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wallingford, 1918, 1920. Burial location unknown.


WU (Soundex W000)

  Wu, Christina — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wu, David (b. 1955) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 8, 1955. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1999-2011; resigned 2011; in July 2011, news media reported that he had been accused of an unwanted sexual encounter by the 18-year-old daughter of a friend of his; episodes of erratic and intoxicated behavior alienated his campaign aides, his congressional staff, and his colleagues in Congress; he resigned in August 2011. Chinese ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Wu, Gene — Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives 137th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wu, James M. — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wu, John (born c.1935) — of Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt. Born about 1935. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wu, Timothy — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 2014. Still living as of 2014.
  Wu, Timothy C. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


WUCHNER (Soundex W256) — See also BUCHNER, EUCHNER, MUCHNOK, WUCHTER, WUCKERT.

  Wuchner, Addia Kathryn — also known as Addia Wuchner — of Burlington, Boone County, Ky.; Florence, Boone County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008, 2012 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2012.


WUCHTER (Soundex W236) — See also BUCHTEL, BUCHTER, FEUCHTER, FRUCHTER, WACHTER, WAECHTER, WECHTER, WUCHNER, WUCKERT.

  Wuchter, Eli H. — of Summit County, Ohio. People's candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Summit County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Wuchter, George — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908. Burial location unknown.


WUCKERT (Soundex W263) — See also RUCKERT, WEICKERT, WEIKERT, WICHERT, WICKERT, WIECHART, WIECKERT, WUCHNER, WUCHTER, WYKERT.

  Wuckert, Henry — of Hamburg Township, Livingston County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Hamburg Township, Michigan, 1985-86. Still living as of 1986.


WUDKE (Soundex W320) — See also BUDKE, WEADOCK, WEDICK, WEEDICK, WIDDICK, WOODKA, WUTKE.

  WUDKE: See also Otto Christian Neuman


WUERCH (Soundex W620) — See also BAUERCAMPER, WARK, WARKE, WERK, WORCH, WORK, WORKE, WUERSCH, WUERSTLE, WUERTELE, WUERTHNER, WUERTZ.

  Wuerch, George P. (born c.1936) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., about 1936. Republican. Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 2000-03; defeated, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  See also Wikipedia article


WUERSCH (Soundex W620) — See also WIERSCH, WUERCH, WUERSTLE, WUERTELE, WUERTHNER, WUERTZ, WURSCH.

  Wuersch, Daniel G. — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1925. Burial location unknown.


WUERSTLE (Soundex W623) — See also BUERSTATTE, DOERSTLER, DUERSTINE, FEUERSTEIN, FUERST, FUERSTNOW, GERSTLE, KUERST, WORSTALL, WORSTELL, WUERCH, WUERSCH, WUERTELE, WUERTHNER, WUERTZ.

  Wuerstle, Margaret — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Mayor of Dunkirk, N.Y., 1992-97. Female. Still living as of 1997.


WUERTELE (Soundex W634) — See also BERTELS, BERTELSEN, BERTELSMAN, ERTEL, ERTELL, HERTEL, HERTELL, QUERTERMOUS, SCHAUERTE, TERTEL, TERTELING, WARTELL, WUERCH, WUERSCH, WUERSTLE, WUERTHNER, WUERTZ.

  Wuertele, Carl E. — of Colorado. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wuertele, Peggy M. — of Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


WUERTHNER (Soundex W635) — See also GENTHNER, GOTHNER, GUENTHNER, HUERTH, LEITHNER, NORTHNESS, SUERTH, WARTNER, WIRTNER, WUERCH, WUERSCH, WUERSTLE, WUERTELE, WUERTZ.

  Wuerthner, Henry C. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wuerthner, Julius J. (1890-1972) — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Manchester, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 18, 1890. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1925-27; member of Montana state senate, 1928-31; mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 1937-41. Member, Freemasons. Died in a nursing home at Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., February 21, 1972 (age 81 years, 279 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WUERTZ (Soundex W632) — See also WARITZ, WERTS, WERTZ, WIRTZ, WORTIS, WORTZ, WUERCH, WUERSCH, WUERSTLE, WUERTELE, WUERTHNER, WURTS, WURTZ.

  Wuertz, Donald — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1978-81, 1986-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Wuertz, Frank O. — Conservative. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wuertz, Werner E. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 5th District; elected 1946; defeated, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WUEST (Soundex W230) — See also WASTE, WEIST, WEST, WESTA, WESTE, WIEST, WISETH, WISTI, WOESTE.

  Wuest, George W. (b. 1924) — of South Dakota. Born in Lake Andes, Charles Mix County, S.Dak., February 3, 1924. Circuit judge in South Dakota, 1965-84; justice of South Dakota state supreme court, 1985-86, 1986- (2nd District 1985-86, 5th District 1986-93); chief justice of South Dakota state supreme court, 1986-90. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 1993.


WUETHRICH (Soundex W362) — See also BATHRICK, DITHRICH, EHRICH, ETHREDGE, ETHRIDGE, GUETHLE, KUETHER, LUETHJOHAN, NEHRICH, ROEHRICH, RUETH, UHRICH, WITTREICH, WITTRICK.

  Wuethrich, John — of Clark County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Clark County, 1936, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WUISTER (Soundex W236) — See also DUISTERMARS, WESTER, WESTRA, WISTAR, WISTER, WOOSTER, WULSTER.

  Wuister, Jacob — U.S. Vice Consul in Curaçao, as of 1884-1902. Burial location unknown.


WUKELA (Soundex W240) — See also GAUKEL, ONWUKWE, STUKELEY, STUKELY, VUKELIC, VUKELICH, WAKELEE, WAKELEY, WAKELY, YOUKELSON, YUKEL.

  Wukela, Steve, Jr. — of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WULDERK (Soundex W436) — See also ANDERKO, DERK, DERKHEIM, DERKOORKANIAN, DERKSEN, DERKUM, ELDERKIN, GOULDER, MOULDER, MULDER, OUDERKIRK, SHOULDERS, ULDERIC, VANDERKLOCT, WILDRICK.

  Wulderk, David — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


WULF (Soundex W410) — See also VANWULFEN, WEILOFF, WELF, WOLF, WOLFE, WOLFF, WOOLF, WOULFE, WULFE, WULFF, WULFJEN, WULFMAN, WULFORST.

  Wulf, Mrs. Chris — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wulf, John — of New Hampshire. Socialist. Cigar maker; delegate to Socialist National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920. Burial location unknown.


WULFE (Soundex W410) — See also FULFER, VANWULFEN, WEILOFF, WELF, WOLF, WOLFE, WOLFF, WOOLF, WOULFE, WULF, WULFF, WULFJEN, WULFMAN, WULFORST.

  Wulfe, Lonnie — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 122nd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


WULFF (Soundex W410) — See also VANWULFEN, WEILOFF, WELF, WOLF, WOLFE, WOLFF, WOOLF, WOULFE, WULF, WULFE, WULFJEN, WULFMAN, WULFORST.

  Wulff, Henry — of Cook County, Ill. Illinois state treasurer, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Wulff, Joseph F. — of Argyle, Osage County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Osage County Democratic Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WULFJEN (Soundex W412) — See also VANWULFEN, WULF, WULFE, WULFF, WULFMAN, WULFORST.

  WULFJEN: See also John Benjamin Kendrick


WULFMAN (Soundex W415) — See also HILFMAN, VANWULFEN, WOLFMAN, WULF, WULFE, WULFF, WULFJEN, WULFORST.

  Wulfman, Samuel H. — of Huntingburg, Dubois County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.


WULFORST (Soundex W416) — See also ARNULFO, BULFORD, FORST, FORSTADT, FORSTEN, FORSTENZER, FORSTER, FORSTMAIR, FORSTMANN, FORSTMEYER, FORSTROM, FULFORD, GLEIFORST, MULFORD, PULFORD, VANWULFEN, WULF, WULFE, WULFF, WULFJEN, WULFMAN.

  Wulforst, Andrew A. — of New Hyde Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Acting postmaster at New Hyde Park, N.Y., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WULKAN (Soundex W425) — See also ALKANAH, ELKANAH, GOMULKA, HULKA, MALKAN, MATULKA, SHALKAN, WALKIN, WILCKEN, WILKEN, WILKIN.

  Wulkan, A. David — of Jackson County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 50th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Wulkan, David See A. David Wulkan


WULLWEBER (Soundex W416) — See also BOLLWEG, BOLLWERK, BULLWINKEL, DEWEBER, ELLWEIN, FULLWOOD, GALLWEY, GOLDWEBER, REISENWEBER, ROMWEBER, STILLWELL, WEBE, WEBER, WEBERT, ZELLWEGER.

  Wullweber, Ann — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wullweber, Christian Friedrich Wilhelm Jurgen (1833-1877) — also known as Christian Wullweber — of Iowa. Born in 1833. U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1875-76. Died in 1877 (age about 44 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


WULSTER (Soundex W423) — See also BELSTERLING, BOLSTER, GALSTER, GILSTER, HUELSTER, KOLSTER, KRAWULSKI, KULSTEAD, MALSTER, POLSTER, WUISTER.

  Wulster, Emil M. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WUMKES (Soundex W522) — See also DUMKE, HUMKE, LUMKINS, TRUMKA.

  Wumkes, W. W. (b. 1885) — of Lennox, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Born April 17, 1885. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 5th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.


WUNDER (Soundex W536) — See also GRAWUNDER, LAGWUND, MUNDER, WANDER, WINDER, WINDROW, WUNDERBAUM, WUNDERLICH, WUNDERLICK, WUNDERLY.

  Wunder, Lewis H. — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Reading, Pa., 1853-57. Burial location unknown.
  Wunder, Wilbert E. — of Royersford, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Royersford, Pa., 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WUNDERBAUM (Soundex W536) — See also BILDERBACK, CEDARBAUM, CLATTERBAUGH, FELBERBAUM, FUNDERBURG, FUNDERBURK, GRAWUNDER, HILKERBAUMER, KASPERBAUER, KERBAUGH, LAGWUND, LAUDERBACH, LAUDERBACK, LOUDERBACK, MERBAUM, OVERBAUGH, PUTERBAUGH, SARBAUM, SODERBACK, VANDERBACH, VANDERBARK, WUNDER, WUNDERLICH, WUNDERLICK, WUNDERLY, YAVERBAUM.

  Wunderbaum, Sam — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1972. Still living as of 1972.


WUNDERLICH (Soundex W536) — See also ANDERLIE, EHRLICH, ERLICH, GERLICH, GORLICH, GRAWUNDER, LAGWUND, PERLICH, SANDERLIN, SEIBERLICH, SUNDERLAND, SUNDERLIN, UNDERLEAK, VANDERLINDE, VANDERLINDEN, VANDERLIP, VONDERLIETH, WERLICH, WONDERLING, WUNDER, WUNDERBAUM, WUNDERLICK, WUNDERLY.

  Wunderlich, August C. — of Altenburg, Perry County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Perry County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wunderlich, Charles Edward (born c.1820) — also known as Charles E. Wunderlich — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born about 1820. Naturalized U.S. citizen; commission merchant; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Charleston, S.C., 1866-77; Consul for Netherlands in Charleston, S.C., 1866-77; Consul for Bremen in Charleston, S.C., 1866; Consul for Belgium in Charleston, S.C., 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Wunderlich, Charles H. — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Dubuque, Iowa, 1919-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wunderlich, Clinton M. — Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 27th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


WUNDERLICK (Soundex W536) — See also ANDERLIE, ERLICH, GARLICK, GERLICH, GRAWUNDER, HORLICK, KIRLICKS, LAGWUND, ORLICKI, PERLICH, SANDERLIN, SEIBERLICH, SUNDERLAND, SUNDERLIN, UNDERLEAK, VANDERLINDE, VANDERLINDEN, VANDERLIP, VONDERLIETH, WARLICK, WERLICH, WONDERLING, WORLICK, WUNDER, WUNDERBAUM, WUNDERLICH, WUNDERLY.

  Wunderlick, Simon H. — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia City, Ind., 1859-61. Burial location unknown.


WUNDERLY (Soundex W536) — See also ADDERLY, BRUDERLY, GRAWUNDER, LAGWUND, POWDERLY, SUDERLY, SUNDERLAND, SUNDERLIN, UNDERLEAK, VANDERLYN, WONDERLY, WUNDER, WUNDERBAUM, WUNDERLICH, WUNDERLICK.

  Wunderly, Edward — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1848. Burial location unknown.


WUNEK (Soundex W520) — See also BARTUNEK, LUNEKE, WANEK, WARRUNEK, WAYNICK, WIENEKE, WINEKE, WINICK, WINIK, WINNECKE.

  Wunek, Samuel — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WUNSCH (Soundex W520) — See also BRAUNSCHWEIG, DUNSCOMB, DUNSCOMBE, FUNSCH, WAHNISH, WONSCH, WUNSCHL, WURSCH.

  Wunsch, Ellis A. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Wunsch, Paul R. — of Kingman, Kingman County, Kan. Republican. Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1943-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wunsch, Richard E. — of Brooklyn, Jackson County, Mich. Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


WUNSCHL (Soundex W524) — See also ALLEN-WUNSCHL, BRAUNSCHWEIG, DUNSCOMB, DUNSCOMBE, FUNSCH, GERSTENSCHLAGER, LAUTENSCHLAGER, OCHSENSCHLAGER, RENSCHLEIN, RENSCHLER, VANSCHLEVEN, WANSHEL, WEINSHALL, WINSHALL, WUNSCH.

  WUNSCHL: See also Martha Allen-Wunschl


WUO (Soundex W000) — See also WOO, WUOLIKAINEN.

  Wuo, John — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Arcadia, Calif., 2003-04, 2005-06. Still living as of 2006.


WUOLIKAINEN (Soundex W425) — See also ASIKAINEN, GOLIK, JAASKELAINEN, JAUHIAINEN, KAIN, KAINBER, KAINDL, KAINE, KAINER, KALAJAINEN, KEMPPAINEN, KEPOIKAI, KROLIKOWSKI, MCKAIN, MILLIKAN, MUURAHAINEN, OLLIKAINEN, PELIKAN, POLIKOFF, POZZUOLI, SKAIN, SKAINS, SMOLIK, STOLIKER, VAKULIKAS, WETALAINEN, WUO.

  Wuolikainen, Axel — Communist. Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Burial location unknown.


WURDEMAN (Soundex W635) — See also EMAN, HARDEMAN, VARDEMAN, WARDMAN, WORDMAN.

  Wurdeman, Gustavus A. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 1st District, 1891-92; member of Missouri state senate 25th District, 1893-96; circuit judge in Missouri 13th Circuit, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Gustavus Adolphus


WURF (Soundex W610) — See also WARF.

  Wurf, Alfred — of Fair Lawn, Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Wurf, Jerry (b. 1919) — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1919. Democrat. President, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, from 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972, 1980. Jewish. Member, Urban League; Americans for Democratic Action; American Arbitration Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WURLITZER (Soundex W643) — See also AUSTERLITZ, BALITZER, BOLITZER, FERLITA, GARLITS, GORLITZ, HOBLITZELL, KARLITSKY, LITZEL, LITZENBERGER, MILLITZER, POLITZER, PULITZER.

  Wurlitzer, Rodolfo See Rudolph Henry Wurlitzer
  Wurlitzer, Rudolph Henry (1873-1948) — also known as Rudolph H. Wurlitzer; Rodolfo Wurlitzer — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 30, 1873. Honorary Vice-Consul for Bolivia in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1926-35. German and French ancestry. Died, in Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1948 (age 74 years, 149 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Franz Rudolph Wurlitzer (1831-1914; founder of Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, maker of musical instruments) and Leonie (Farny) Wurlitzer (1842-1931); married to Marie Henriette Richard (1873-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


WURM (Soundex W650) — See also WERME, WURMLINGER.

  Wurm, Ernest J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 9th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wurm, Jack C., Jr. — of Comstock Park, Kent County, Mich.; Rockford, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WURMLINGER (Soundex W654) — See also ELMLINGER, HELMLINGER, LINGER, WURM.

  Wurmlinger, Norma — of Southgate, Wayne County, Mich. Mayor of Southgate, Mich., 1999. Female. Still living as of 2005.


WURPEL (Soundex W614) — See also BURPEE, ERPELDING, HARPEL, KORPELA, NORPEL, SCARPELLI, TERPELUK, TURPEAU, TURPEN, WRUPLE.

  WURPEL: See also Frank William Taussig


WURSCH (Soundex W620) — See also BURSCH, MURSCHEL, URSCHEL, WIERSCH, WUERSCH, WUNSCH, WURST, WURSTER.

  WURSCH: See also Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr.


WURST (Soundex W623) — See also HURST, WORST, WURSCH, WURSTER, WURTS.

  Wurst, Edward L. — of Minnesota. Fellowship candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wurst, H. R. — of Gladstone, Clay County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Gladstone, Mo., 1964-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Wurst, Henry E. — of Missouri. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


WURSTER (Soundex W623) — See also BURSTEIN, BURSTEN, DURSTEIN, FARSTER, FERSTER, FOERSTER, FORSTER, GERSTER, HERSTER, MARSTERS, PORSTER, RSTER, SCHOEPHOERSTER, THURSTENSON, WORSTER, WURSCH, WURST.

  Wurster, Ernest M. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Carriage and wagon dealer; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wurster, Frederick W. (1850-1917) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., April 1, 1850. Republican. Manufacturer of axles; owner of a brass foundry; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1896-97. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Died June 27, 1917 (age 67 years, 87 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wurster, Patsy — of Peyton, El Paso County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WURTS (Soundex W632) — See also BURTS, COURTS, CURTS, SHURTS, WARITZ, WERTS, WERTZ, WIRTZ, WORTIS, WORTZ, WUERTZ, WURST, WURTSMITH, WURTZ, WURTZEL.

  Wurts, Alexander — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1824, 1828-31; member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1845-46, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Wurts, George — of New Jersey. Secretary of state of New Jersey, 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wurts, Jacob D. — of New Paltz, Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County 2nd District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Wurts, John — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1792. Burial location unknown.
  Wurts, John (1792-1861) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Flanders, Morris County, N.J., August 13, 1792. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1821-23; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1825-27. Died in Lazio, Italy, April 23, 1861 (age 68 years, 253 days). Interment at Batsto - Pleasant Mills Cemetery, Pleasant Mills, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


WURTSMITH (Soundex W632) — See also BURTS, COURTS, CURTS, HORTSMAN, SHURTS, SMITH, WURTS, WURTZ, WURTZEL.

  Wurtsmith, Joseph E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1926, 1928 (primary). Burial location unknown.


WURTZ (Soundex W632) — See also KURTZ, KURTZENACKER, KURTZWELL, SCHURTZ, STURTZ, WARITZ, WERTS, WERTZ, WIRTZ, WORTIS, WORTZ, WUERTZ, WURTS, WURTSMITH, WURTZEL.

  WURTZ: See also George Wurtz Hughes — Gilbert Erle Ingram
  Wurtz, Richard J. — of Mound City, Linn County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


WURTZEL (Soundex W632) — See also HARTZEL, HARTZELL, HERTZEL, HERTZELL, KURTZ, KURTZENACKER, KURTZWELL, SCHURTZ, SCHWARTZEL, STURTZ, WURTS, WURTSMITH, WURTZ, WURZEL.

  Wurtzel, Don — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Mayor of Decorah, Iowa; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Wurtzel, Janet — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


WURZBACH (Soundex W621) — See also ARZBERGER, BACH, EKWURZEL, GLOTZBACH, HERZBERG, HERZBURG, KATZBACH, KATZBAN, WIERSBECK, WIERZBICKI, WURZBURGER, WURZEL, WURZER.

  Wurzbach, Harry McLeary (1874-1931) — also known as Harry M. Wurzbach — of Seguin, Guadalupe County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 19, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Guadalupe County Attorney, 1901-02; Guadalupe County Judge, 1905-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912 (alternate), 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Texas 14th District, 1921-29, 1930-31; defeated, 1928; died in office 1931. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., November 6, 1931 (age 57 years, 171 days). Interment at Military Cemetery, San Antonio, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Darden Wagner; uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt (1913-2001).
  Political family: Kleberg-Wurzbach family of Texas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


WURZBURGER (Soundex W621) — See also ARZBERGER, BURGER, EKWURZEL, GINZBURG, GUINZBURG, GUNZBURGER, HERZBERG, HERZBURG, KATZBURG, OZBURN, WIERZBICKI, WURZBACH, WURZEL, WURZER, ZBUR.

  Wurzburger, Julius — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.


WURZEL (Soundex W624) — See also EKWURZEL, GURZENDA, WORSLEY, WORZEL, WURTZEL, WURZBACH, WURZBURGER, WURZER.

  Wurzel, Raymond C. (1902-1967) — of North Street, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in St. Clair County, Mich., April 1, 1902. Republican. Farmer; president and chairman, London Farm Dairy, Inc., of Port Huron; excavating business; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1957-66 (St. Clair District 1957-64, 76th District 1965-66). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Farm Bureau; Kiwanis. Died in 1967 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 13, 1926, to Ada Quail.


WURZER (Soundex W626) — See also EKWURZEL, GURZENDA, SCHWARZER, WURZBACH, WURZBURGER, WURZEL.

  Wurzer, F. H. — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.


WUSTUM (Soundex W235) — See also AGUSTUS, AUGUSTUS, AUSTUS, EUSTUS, GUSTUS, JUSTUS, STUM.

  Wustum, George — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Mayor of Racine, Wis., 1855. Burial location unknown.


WUTKE (Soundex W320) — See also GUTKES, LUTKE, LUTKEWITTE, SUTKER, WATCH, WUDKE.

  Wutke, Margaret Peggy — of Nevada. Republican. Presidential Elector for Nevada, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


WYAMAN (Soundex W550) — See also AMAN, WAYMAN, WEMAN, WEYMAN, WEYMANN, WHYMAN, WIEMAN, WIMAN, WYANNE, WYANT, WYATT, WYMAN, YAMANI.

  WYAMAN: See also Wyaman Williams


WYANNE (Soundex W500) — See also FAYANNE, POLLYANNE, TREYANNE, WAYNE, WEIN, WENE, WEYNA, WIAN, WIEN, WINE, WINN, WINNE, WYAMAN, WYANT, WYATT, WYNN, WYNNE.

  WYANNE: See also Wyanne Bunyan


WYANT (Soundex W530) — See also WANTY, WEANT, WEIANT, WENDT, WENDTE, WENTE, WEYANDT, WEYANT, WIANDT, WIANT, WINT, WYAMAN, WYANNE, WYATT, WYGANT, WYNANT, YANT.

  Wyant, Adam Martin (1869-1935) — also known as Adam M. Wyant — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born near Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., September 15, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1921-33 (22nd District 1921-23, 31st District 1923-33). Died in 1935 (age about 65 years). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, December 1, 1910, to Katharine Nelson Doty (daughter of Lucien W. Doty (1856?-?)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wyant, Clint See Clinton Wyant
  Wyant, Clinton — also known as Clint Wyant — of Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Wyant, Eugene A. — of Oxford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Oxford; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wyant, H. W. — of Harrisonburg, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wyant, Harry L., Jr. — of Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J. Mayor of Phillipsburg, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Wyant, J. B. — of Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Postmaster at Haverstraw, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.


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