Very incomplete list!
in chronological order
Stewart Brett McKinney (1931-1987) —
also known as Stewart B. McKinney —
of Fairfield, Fairfield
County, Conn.; Westport, Fairfield
Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny
County, Pa., January
Republican. Member of Connecticut
state house of representatives, 1967-71; U.S.
Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1971-87; died in
office 1987; delegate to Republican National Convention from
Died, from acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Washington,
D.C., May 7,
1987 (age 56 years, 97
Interment at Oak
Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Conn.
of James Polk McKinney (1889-1941) and Clare Louise (Brett) McKinney
(1893-1957); married, October
2, 1954, to Lucy Cunningham (1934-2014); father of John
P. McKinney (1964-).|
| || ||The Stewart B. McKinney Transportation
Center (built 1987), in Stamford,
Connecticut, is named for
him. — The Stewart B. McKinney National
Wildlife Refuge (etablished 1972 as the Salt Meadow Wildlife
Refuge; renamed 1987), in Fairfield,
Haven, and Middlesex
counties, Connecticut, is named for
| || ||See also congressional
biography — Govtrack.us
page — Wikipedia
article — Find-A-Grave
Sheldon Andelson (1931-1987) —
of Bel Air, Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., March 5,
Democrat. Lawyer; banker; real estate
investor; member, University of California Board of Regents,
1980-86; member, Arrangements Committee, Democratic National
Member, American Civil
Liberties Union; Gay.
Died, from AIDS complications, in Bel Air, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., December
29, 1987 (age 56 years, 299
Brian J. Coyle (1944-1991) —
of Moorhead, Clay
County, Minn.; Minneapolis, Hennepin
Born in Great Falls, Cascade
County, Mont., June 25,
instructor; in 1968, he was indicted
for his refusal to comply with the military
draft, but was acquitted as a conscientious objector; Independent
candidate for U.S.
Senator from Minnesota, 1978; candidate for mayor
of Minneapolis, Minn., 1979; president, Minneapolis city council.
One of Minnesota's first openly-gay politicians.
Died, from AIDS-related complications, August
23, 1991 (age 47 years, 59
Richard C. Failla (1940-1993) —
of New York.
Born in Queens, Queens
County, N.Y., 1940.
of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1988-93; died in office
Died, from complications of AIDS, in St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
Center, Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., April
11, 1993 (age about 52
Richard A. Heyman (c.1935-1994) —
of Key West, Monroe
Born about 1935.
of Key West, Fla., 1983-85, 1987-89.
One of the first
openly gay public officials.
Died of AIDS-related pneumonia,
16, 1994 (age about 59
Jon Clifton Hinson (1942-1995) —
also known as Jon Hinson —
Born in Tylertown, Walthall
County, Miss., March
Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1979-81; resigned
from Congress in 1981 after being arrested
in a men's restroom and charged
sodomy. After leaving politics, became a gay rights activist.
Died, from acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Silver Spring,
County, Md., July 21,
1995 (age 53 years, 127
Cal Anderson (1948-1995) —
Born May 2,
Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington,
member of Washington
state house of representatives, 1987-95; member of Washington
state senate, 1995; died in office 1995.
openly gay member of the Washington state legislature.
Died from complications of AIDS, August
4, 1995 (age 47 years, 94