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Politicians Who Died at Age 55

  55 years, 1 days: Wilbur C. Hawk (1881-1936)
  55 years, 2 days: John Burt Holden (1873-1928)
  55 years, 3 days: Louis O. Davidson (1869-1924)Roger B. Andewelt (1946-2001)
  55 years, 4 days: Edward Cooper (1873-1928)Leaun Harrelson (1918-1973)Moses Davenport (1806-1861)
  55 years, 5 days: Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869)
  55 years, 6 days: Robert C. Killough, Jr. (1906-1961)Manly C. Green (1843-1898)
  55 years, 7 days: Benjamin M. Golder (1891-1946)
  55 years, 9 days: William M. Tweed (1823-1878)Henry R. Beekman (1845-1900)
  55 years, 10 days: James Robert Kirkland (1903-1958)
  55 years, 13 days: Asa Chapman (1770-1825)
  55 years, 14 days: Kellian Whaley (1821-1876)
  55 years, 15 days: Francis Desnoyers (1813-1868)
  55 years, 17 days: Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842)
  55 years, 18 days: Willfred W. Lufkin (1879-1934)Valentine J. Nesbit (1883-1938)
  55 years, 19 days: Robert Goldsborough (1733-1788)John N. Dalton (1931-1986)Albert S. Marks (1836-1891)
  55 years, 20 days: William Cooper (1754-1809)Oran Faville (1817-1872)
  55 years, 23 days: Alfred O. LaPorte (1920-1975)
  55 years, 24 days: Joseph Oscar Matthewson (1871-1926)
  55 years, 27 days: Alexander Keith Marshall (1770-1825)
  55 years, 30 days: Carlos G. Camacho (1924-1979)
  55 years, 31 days: Daniel J. Ronan (1914-1969)
  55 years, 34 days: Thomas Henry Selby (1820-1875)
  55 years, 35 days: Louis C. Latham (1840-1895)John McDowell (1902-1957)
  55 years, 36 days: Walter A. Post (1857-1912)
  55 years, 42 days: Joseph H. Rainey (1832-1887)
  55 years, 43 days: Claud N. Sapp, Jr. (1917-1972)
  55 years, 45 days: Henry Lincoln Johnson (1870-1925)Kenneth N. Springer (1945-2000)
  55 years, 48 days: Leonidas Lafayette Polk (1837-1892)
  55 years, 51 days: John Hanna (1827-1882)
  55 years, 52 days: Gustave Schleicher (1823-1879)Joseph Lanier Williams (1810-1865)William R. Cotter (1926-1981)Wiley B. Rutledge (1894-1949)Gaston P. Wautier (1896-1951)
  55 years, 54 days: Isaac McDaniels (1813-1868)
  55 years, 55 days: John P. East (1931-1986)
  55 years, 56 days: William Wallace Lambdin (1861-1916)
  55 years, 57 days: John H. Burleigh (1822-1877)Elias Cornelius Boudinot (1835-1890)
  55 years, 58 days: Michael E. Burke (1863-1918)John J. Good (1827-1882)
  55 years, 61 days: A. E. H. Creswicke (1860-1915)
  55 years, 63 days: Curtis Guild, Jr. (1860-1915)Selim E. Woodworth (1815-1871)
  55 years, 64 days: Edward Wilcox (1783-1838)
  55 years, 65 days: Robert C. Davey (1853-1908)
  55 years, 66 days: William Bales (1789-1844)
  55 years, 67 days: Charles P. Dorman (1794-1849)
  55 years, 71 days: Charles Aurelius Smith (1861-1916)
  55 years, 72 days: Abraham Owen Smoot (1856-1911)
  55 years, 74 days: John J. DesRochers (1930-1985)
  55 years, 75 days: Job Adams Cooper (1843-1899)Hale Johnson (1847-1902)
  55 years, 76 days: Russell H. Dunn (1873-1928)
  55 years, 77 days: J. William Ditter (1888-1943)
  55 years, 78 days: A. Scott Bullitt (1877-1932)Christopher E. Champlin (1860-1915)
  55 years, 79 days: William Doan (1792-1847)Roland Jones (1813-1869)Daniel A. Cony (1837-1892)
  55 years, 80 days: Franklin E. Brooks (1860-1916)
  55 years, 81 days: John F. Dodge (1864-1920)
  55 years, 82 days: James M. Hanna (1816-1872)
  55 years, 84 days: Joseph Brevard (1766-1821)
  55 years, 85 days: William Irving (1766-1821)
  55 years, 86 days: Paul A. Dever (1903-1958)
  55 years, 87 days: Dick Lansden (1869-1924)
  55 years, 89 days: Richard P. Herrick (1791-1846)William C. Pomeroy (1851-1907)
  55 years, 90 days: William H. Clare (1868-1923)
  55 years, 92 days: David Marchand (1776-1832)
  55 years, 93 days: Henry D. Cooke (1825-1881)
  55 years, 94 days: Arthur K. Watson (1919-1974)
  55 years, 99 days: John Joseph O'Connell (1894-1949)Samuel S. Hallam (1863-1919)Abel Hoyt (1778-1833)
  55 years, 100 days: John G. Davis (1810-1866)
  55 years, 102 days: Solon Borland (1808-1864)John J. Blaska (1923-1978)
  55 years, 103 days: Leon Dominian (1880-1935)
  55 years, 104 days: George Washington Fleeger (1839-1894)Oscar A. Nix (1875-1931)
  55 years, 106 days: Joseph J. O'Brien (1897-1953)Richard Potts (1753-1808)
  55 years, 109 days: Richard A. Kiah (1915-1971)
  55 years, 110 days: James W. Grimes (1816-1872)
  55 years, 111 days: Michael Hahn (1830-1886)
  55 years, 113 days: Edward Breitung (1831-1887)Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939)
  55 years, 114 days: W. Warren Barbour (1888-1943)
  55 years, 116 days: William S. Morris (1919-1975)Melvin A. Traylor (1878-1934)James E. West (1951-2006)
  55 years, 117 days: Jim Jontz (1951-2007)William Schofield (1857-1912)
  55 years, 119 days: Milton J. Glenn (1902-1957)
  55 years, 122 days: Curtis P. Smith (1863-1919)Cyrus S. Kump (1908-1964)Paul Lang (1860-1915)Manuel S. Macias (1864-1920)
  55 years, 123 days: Thomas Y. Fitzpatrick (1850-1906)
  55 years, 125 days: Luis M. Moragues (1856-1911)
  55 years, 126 days: Clarke Lewis (1840-1896)George H. Augur (1898-1953)
  55 years, 127 days: John E. Jones (1840-1896)
  55 years, 128 days: Edmund J. Davis (1827-1883)
  55 years, 129 days: Thomas H. Burke (1904-1959)Harold C. Hagen (1901-1957)
  55 years, 130 days: Millard F. Leonard (1873-1929)
  55 years, 131 days: Walter T. Colquitt (1799-1855)Samuel B. Voyles (1843-1898)
  55 years, 133 days: William McCreery (1786-1841)Samuel Lewis (1799-1854)Timothy Merrill (1781-1836)
  55 years, 135 days: Richard Jacobs Haldeman (1831-1886)
  55 years, 137 days: Philip A. Goodwin (1882-1937)
  55 years, 141 days: Herman L. Page (1818-1873)
  55 years, 143 days: Henry Marchant (1741-1796)
  55 years, 146 days: Adolphus P. Nelson (1872-1927)
  55 years, 147 days: Alfred Moore (1755-1810)Thomas W. Huey (1798-1854)
  55 years, 148 days: Frederick P. Stevens (1810-1866)
  55 years, 149 days: Larry Conrad (1935-1990)
  55 years, 152 days: Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826)Isaac S. Kalloch (1832-1887)
  55 years, 153 days: Peter T. Washburn (1814-1870)
  55 years, 154 days: Jacquelin Ambler (1742-1798)Adam F. Bloch (1884-1940)
  55 years, 155 days: Harry Bennett Anderson (1879-1935)
  55 years, 159 days: Thomas N. Cameron (1796-1851)
  55 years, 160 days: Samuel S. Arentz (1879-1934)G. M. Overstreet, Jr. (1842-1897)
  55 years, 161 days: J. F. Messenbaugh (1873-1928)
  55 years, 162 days: Burr B. Lincoln (1881-1937)
  55 years, 163 days: Parmenio Adams (1776-1832)
  55 years, 164 days: John Lawrence Sullivan (1891-1946)
  55 years, 165 days: Gideon Granger (1767-1822)Harry L. Hopkins (1890-1946)
  55 years, 166 days: John C. Brown (1860-1915)
  55 years, 167 days: Thaddeus C. Sweet (1872-1928)John S. Robinson (1804-1860)Victor P. Arnold (1873-1929)
  55 years, 169 days: James Lowry, Jr. (1821-1876)
  55 years, 170 days: George H. Brown (1810-1865)
  55 years, 171 days: Garret A. Hobart (1844-1899)
  55 years, 174 days: Eugene Dennis (1905-1961)
  55 years, 175 days: Albert I. Beach (1883-1939)
  55 years, 176 days: Gunning Bedford (1742-1797)Nathaniel Head (1828-1883)
  55 years, 178 days: William Blount Carter (1792-1848)Burnet R. Maybank (1899-1954)Alfred W. Mitchell (1856-1911)
  55 years, 179 days: H. Heartsill Ragon (1885-1940)
  55 years, 181 days: Washington Hunt (1811-1867)
  55 years, 182 days: Matthew A. Dunn (1886-1942)
  55 years, 184 days: James B. Groome (1838-1893)
  55 years, 185 days: Clarence A. Dahle (1894-1949)
  55 years, 186 days: John V. McDuffie (1841-1896)
  55 years, 188 days: Henry C. Smith (1856-1911)
  55 years, 189 days: Levi Barber (1777-1833)
  55 years, 194 days: James Hervey Witherspoon (1810-1865)
  55 years, 197 days: Paul L. Patterson (1900-1956)John Bozeman (1793-1848)Cyrus B. Sammons (1825-1881)
  55 years, 198 days: Frank H. Hurd (1840-1896)William Cullen Bryant (1849-1905)
  55 years, 199 days: John P. Elton (1809-1864)
  55 years, 200 days: George E. Bowden (1852-1908)
  55 years, 202 days: Frederick N. Zihlman (1879-1935)Curg H. Lingenfelter (1861-1917)
  55 years, 204 days: William St. Onge (1914-1970)Judson N. Hout, Jr. (1911-1966)
  55 years, 205 days: Joseph B. Anthony (1795-1851)James A. Lockhart (1850-1905)James H. Cleveland (1894-1950)
  55 years, 206 days: Ebenezer M. Chamberlain (1805-1861)Augustin S. Clayton (1783-1839)
  55 years, 208 days: William Radford (1814-1870)
  55 years, 209 days: Ashbel P. Fitch (1848-1904)
  55 years, 210 days: Elisha David Standiford (1831-1887)Charles E. Prettyman III (1909-1964)
  55 years, 212 days: Isaac M. Jordan (1835-1890)
  55 years, 215 days: James H. Brady (1862-1918)
  55 years, 216 days: Aaron W. Loucks (1864-1920)
  55 years, 217 days: John H. Foster (1862-1917)Jesús T. Piñero (1897-1952)Henry C. A. Damm (1874-1929)
  55 years, 218 days: Hannibal L. Godwin (1873-1929)
  55 years, 219 days: Thomas L. Young (1832-1888)Thomas Bothwell Jeter (1827-1883)Fred H. Kasmann (1881-1936)
  55 years, 221 days: William S. Pilcher (1803-1858)Hiester H. Muhlenberg (1900-1956)W. Tate Brady (1870-1925)
  55 years, 222 days: Frederick William Hanewinckel (1821-1877)
  55 years, 223 days: Henry C. Adams (1850-1906)Bertram T. Clayton (1862-1918)Jacob H. Stewart (1829-1884)
  55 years, 226 days: Francis Carney (1846-1902)W. Vernon Phillips (1875-1931)
  55 years, 228 days: George W. Higgins (1855-1910)
  55 years, 229 days: Levi K. Fuller (1841-1896)Green C. Stotts (1821-1876)
  55 years, 230 days: Edwin A. Loder (1834-1890)
  55 years, 233 days: Lot F. McNamara, Jr. (1897-1952)
  55 years, 234 days: Stephen C. Phillips (1801-1857)
  55 years, 240 days: Waldo Henry Rogers (1908-1964)
  55 years, 241 days: John A. Aylward (1861-1916)
  55 years, 245 days: Frank W. Rollins (1860-1915)Charles J. Allen (1888-1944)
  55 years, 248 days: John Van Buren (1799-1855)
  55 years, 252 days: Nicholas De Mayer (1635-1691)
  55 years, 254 days: John Arnot, Jr. (1831-1886)Kirkland C. Barker (1819-1875)Alexander L. Underwood (1814-1870)
  55 years, 255 days: Henry Shurlds (1796-1852)
  55 years, 256 days: Hugh M. Tate (1882-1938)
  55 years, 262 days: John R. Ballard (1893-1949)
  55 years, 263 days: Charles Benedict Calvert (1808-1864)Caesar Rodney (1728-1784)John McCuish (1906-1962)
  55 years, 266 days: Caleb B. Smith (1808-1864)
  55 years, 269 days: Thomas J. Humes (1849-1904)Albert H. Blumenthal (1928-1984)
  55 years, 270 days: John Cudahy (1887-1943)
  55 years, 274 days: Chittenden Lyon (1787-1842)Edyth M. Hukriede (1882-1938)
  55 years, 275 days: Edward E. Beidleman (1873-1929)Charles J. Druhan (1877-1933)Harry Niedorp (1873-1929)
  55 years, 277 days: Benjamin Orr (1772-1828)Annabelle Lane Vincent (1929-1984)
  55 years, 279 days: Albert Gallup (1796-1851)Wilson S. Bissell (1847-1903)John J. Tallmadge (1818-1873)
  55 years, 284 days: Samuel D. Jackson (1895-1951)Alem Marr (1787-1843)Herbert S. Hadley (1872-1927)
  55 years, 285 days: Charles B. Griffith (1872-1928)
  55 years, 286 days: Charles Brooks Smith (1844-1899)
  55 years, 289 days: William Lyman (1755-1811)John L. Schoolcraft (1804-1860)James C. Grubbs (1838-1893)
  55 years, 291 days: Robert B. F. Peirce (1843-1898)
  55 years, 295 days: Oliver P. Bolton (1917-1972)
  55 years, 296 days: Eben S. Draper (1858-1914)
  55 years, 297 days: George Bliss (1813-1868)Walter H. Beuse (1901-1957)
  55 years, 301 days: Stephen Baker (1819-1875)Joseph A. Gilmore (1811-1867)Lonnie L. Ackerman (1919-1974)
  55 years, 302 days: Chauncey Goodrich (1759-1815)
  55 years, 309 days: Samuel Thornhill (1834-1890)
  55 years, 313 days: Aaron S. Brown (1913-1969)Robert Lewis Brown, Sr. (1892-1948)
  55 years, 314 days: John Palmer (1785-1840)
  55 years, 315 days: James McDowell (1795-1851)Lewis E. Sawyer (1867-1923)
  55 years, 318 days: James L. Hodges (1790-1846)William Whipple (1730-1785)
  55 years, 322 days: Harvey Parnell (1880-1936)
  55 years, 323 days: Herbert Parsons (1869-1925)Phillip B. Winston (1845-1901)
  55 years, 324 days: Daniel Mace (1811-1867)
  55 years, 332 days: U. S. Balentine (1900-1956)John Slater Partridge (1870-1926)
  55 years, 333 days: David E. Finley (1861-1917)
  55 years, 337 days: S. Abbot Maginnis (1885-1941)
  55 years, 338 days: Edward J. Hughes (1888-1944)
  55 years, 339 days: Paul E. Tsongas (1941-1997)
  55 years, 343 days: Eckley B. Coxe (1839-1895)Rufus D. Lingo, Jr. (1867-1923)
  55 years, 346 days: John Nicholas (1764-1819)
  55 years, 347 days: Justin R. Whiting (1847-1903)
  55 years, 348 days: James Wilson (1742-1798)
  55 years, 349 days: Denis M. Hurley (1843-1899)Marcus C. L. Kline (1855-1911)Frederick Lansing (1838-1894)Samuel Walker (1825-1881)
  55 years, 351 days: William Cannon (1809-1865)Emmet J. Grant (1875-1931)
  55 years, 352 days: Andrew Dorsey (1786-1842)
  55 years, 353 days: Dominic Augustin Hall (1765-1820)
  55 years, 355 days: Curtis L. Shaw (1888-1944)
  55 years, 356 days: Robert C. Weber (1880-1935)
  55 years, 357 days: Matthias Ward (1805-1861)
  55 years, 358 days: Walker Brooke (1813-1869)Virgil Chapman (1895-1951)Roy D. Chapin (1880-1936)
  55 years, 359 days: Caleb Heathcote (1665-1721)
  55 years, 361 days: Henry E. Stubbs (1881-1937)David Austin Fox, Jr. (1877-1933)
  55 years, 363 days: Newton Jones (1866-1922)
  55 years (number of days undetermined): Joe F. Burdett (1909-1965)William D. Gault (1867-1923)
  Approximately 55 years: Wingfield Bullock (c.1766-1821)Levi Casey (c.1752-1807)William Dunbar (1805-1861)Patrick Farrelly (1770-1826)Eligius Fromentin (c.1767-1822)Benjamin Huger (1768-1823)Alcée Louis La Branche (1806-1861)Joseph Lawrence (1786-1842)William McManus (1780-1835)William Montgomery (1789-1844)William S. Moore (1822-1877)Oliver Andrew Morse (1815-1870)John Murphy (1786-1841)Roger Nelson (1759-1815)John Nicholson (1765-1820)Moses Norris, Jr. (1799-1855)Charles W. Pitman (c.1816-1871)Joseph M. Pratt (1891-1946)Andrew Price (1854-1909)Oliver H. Prince (1782-1837)James Simpson, Jr. (1905-1960)O'Brien Smith (c.1756-1811)James Israel Standifer (c.1782-1837)Christian M. Straub (1804-1860)Charles Sweetser (1808-1864)Andrew J. Thayer (1818-1873)Thomas W. Thompson (1766-1821)John Johns Trigg (1748-1804)Job Roberts Tyson (1803-1858)Nathaniel Upham (1774-1829)Edward Carrington Venable (1853-1908)Thomas Yates Walsh (1809-1865)Nicholas Ware (1769-1824)John Wilson (1773-1828)T. Webber Wilson (1893-1948)Thomas D. Winter (1896-1951)John Woods (1761-1816)Middleton Tate Johnson (1810-1866)Seth Barton (1795-1850)William Miller (1770-1825)James M. Comly (1832-1887)Edward P. C. Lewis (1837-1892)Joel Lane (c.1740-1795)William Vance (c.1793-c.1848)Townsend B. Friedman (1940-1995)John Haven Ferguson (1915-1970)Harvey C. Smith (1874-1929)Stephen B. Cushing (c.1813-1868)Charles K. Mallory (1820-1875)George A. Washington (1925-1980)John Atkinson (1843-1898)Franklin J. Heller (1865-1920)Walker Anderson (1801-1857)John A. Wright (1895-1950)John Willis Menard (1838-1893)John L. Geyer (1854-1910)William H. Hall (1867-1922)L. Preston Collins (c.1897-1952)Thomas J. Dowling (1916-1971)William Romano (1911-1966)John S. Ptaszkiewicz (1911-1966)David J. Trombley (1914-1970)Charles A. Zollinger (1838-1893)Burton L. Hart (1871-1926)Tony Achard (1889-1944)Tom T. Baker (1908-1963)Joseph J. Yosko (1903-1958)Joseph Tumpach (1912-1968)Hetz Pownall (1895-1950)Dwight Foster (1828-1884)George Spafford (c.1794-1849)George Wyllys (1590-1645)William J. Brady (1891-1946)John W. Goodwine (1879-1934)Henry E. Prickett (1829-1885)Amos Garrett (1671-1727)Joseph Limprecht (1946-2002)James H. Mustard (1880-1935)George F. Milton (1869-1924)Arthur A. Akina (1887-1942)William Shaler (c.1778-1833)William J. Cahill, Jr. (1916-1971)Jacob H. Marks (1864-1920)James E. Wallace (1911-1966)Marcus D. Bearden (1830-1885)Jonas Mapes (1768-1824)Chester Buckley (c.1811-1866)George H. Walker (1811-1866)Albert E. Crabtree (1860-1915)Ben Rosenthal (1898-1953)William B. Colver (1870-1926)John J. Boyle (c.1843-1898)Andrew Davis (1866-1922)Peter Bours (1706-1761)Carroll P. Pitkin (1851-1907)Guy Sparks (c.1928-1983)John G. A. O'Neil (c.1937-1992)John C. Parker (1862-1918)F. Munroe Endicott (1879-1935)Frederick Lansing (1806-1861)Jacob Baiz (1843-1899)Francis Berton (c.1830-1885)Clark R. Kimball (1841-1897)
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