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Politicians Who Died of Cancer
(unspecified and miscellaneous types)

Very incomplete list!

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in chronological order

  Moses Fowler Odell (1818-1866) — of New York. Born in New York, February 24, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-65 (2nd District 1861-63, 3rd District 1863-65). Died, of cancer, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 13, 1866 (age 48 years, 109 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Sarah F. Vanderveer (1821-1898).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Benjamin H. Hill Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823-1882) — also known as Benjamin H. Hill — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Jasper County, Ga., September 14, 1823. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1851; candidate for Governor of Georgia, 1857; delegate to Georgia secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Georgia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Senator from Georgia in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1875-77; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1877-82; died in office 1882. Died of cancer in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., August 16, 1882 (age 58 years, 336 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Hugh Lawson White Hill (1810-1892).
  Ben Hill County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  John Palmer Usher (1816-1889) — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind.; Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Born in Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., January 9, 1816. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1850-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1856; Indiana state attorney general, 1861-62; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1863-65. Died of cancer at University Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 13, 1889 (age 73 years, 94 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Usher (1786-1865) and Lucy (Palmer) Usher (1791-1870); married, January 26, 1844, to Margaret Patterson; first cousin once removed of Jonathan Usher; second cousin of Robert Cleveland Usher; second cousin twice removed of Rollin Usher Tyler; third cousin of Francis Landon Cleveland and Roland Greene Usher; third cousin once removed of Grover Cleveland and James Harlan Cleveland; third cousin twice removed of Ephraim Safford, Isaiah Kidder, Samuel Lord, James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. and Richard Folsom Cleveland; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Charles Stetson, James Safford, Luther Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
James Russell Lowell James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., February 22, 1819. Writer, poet, critic, professor, and abolitionist; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1877-80; Great Britain, 1880-85. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1905. Died of cancer, in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., August 12, 1891 (age 72 years, 171 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Married, December 26, 1844, to Maria White (1821-1853); married, September 16, 1857, to Frances Dunlap (1826-1885; niece of Robert Pinckney Dunlap); father of Mabel Lowell (who married Edward Burnett (1849-1925)).
  Political family: Lowell-Dunlap family of Massachusetts.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
  John Rugee (1827-1894) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Lübeck, Germany, January 3, 1827. Architect; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1884. Designed breweries, churches, grain elevators, and many bridges. Died of cancer, in Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif., March 7, 1894 (age 67 years, 63 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  John Francis Lewis (1818-1895) — also known as John F. Lewis — of Port Republic, Rockingham County, Va. Born in Lynnwood, Rockingham County, Va., March 1, 1818. Republican. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1869-70, 1882; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1870-75. Died, from cancer, in Lynnwood, Rockingham County, Va., September 2, 1895 (age 77 years, 185 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Half-brother of Lunsford Lomax Lewis (1846-1920).
  Political family: Lewis family of Richmond, Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Horace B. Tibbets (1840-1896) — of Berwick, York County, Maine. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, August 7, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; carpenter; postmaster at Berwick, Maine, 1885-89, 1893-96. Died from abdominal sarcoma, in Berwick, York County, Maine, August 23, 1896 (age 56 years, 16 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, York County, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Tibbets and Betsy (Roberts) Tibbets.
  William A. French (1849-1903) — also known as Billy French — of Dundee, Monroe County, Mich.; Bell, Presque Isle County, Mich. Born in Pelham, Ontario, March 2, 1849. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County 2nd District, 1883-84; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; Michigan land commissioner, 1894-1900; appointed 1894. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., February 28, 1903 (age 53 years, 363 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundee, Mich.
  John Murray Mitchell (1858-1905) — also known as John M. Mitchell — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1896-99; defeated, 1894, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Died, from cancer, in Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y., May 31, 1905 (age 47 years, 74 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Mitchell (1801-1886) and Mary (Berrien) Mitchell (1816-1895); married, April 15, 1896, to Lillian Talmage (1865-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Huston (1855-1911) — of Tuscola, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Blenheim, Ontario, January 17, 1855. Republican. Farmer; furniture and undertaking business; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees; Gleaners. Died, of cancer, in Millington, Tuscola County, Mich., May 12, 1911 (age 56 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 12, 1882, to Mary Husted.
  John Cloughen (c.1849-1911) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1849. Contractor; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1909. Irish ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1911 (age about 62 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Robert Cloughen (silver medallist at 1908 Olympics).
  Charles Frederick Bishop (1844-1913) — also known as Charles F. Bishop; Charles Frederick Bischoff — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., October 14, 1844. Democrat. Dealer in tea, coffee, and spices; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1890-94. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of cancer, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1913 (age 68 years, 335 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, August 6, 1865, to Kate Moran.
  Robert Gunn Bremner (1874-1914) — also known as Robert G. Bremner — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Keiss, Caithness, Scotland, December 17, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1913-14; died in office 1914. Scottish ancestry. Afflicted with cancer, which spread from his neck to his left shoulder, he was treated with then-experimental radiation therapy. National news media followed his progress in detail for weeks. In Dr. Howard A. Kelley's hospital, tubes containing $100,000 worth of radium (almost half of the entire U.S. supply) were temporarily inserted into the tumor. The treatment was unsuccessful and probably harmful, and he died, in Baltimore, Md., February 5, 1914 (age 39 years, 50 days). Interment at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Wilson (1851-1915) — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Indiana County, Pa., October 1, 1851. Republican. Coal dealer; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1908-11. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, from cancer, in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., August 30, 1915 (age 63 years, 333 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Wilson (1824-1881) and Mary A. Wilson (1829-1892).
  Alexander David McDonald (1861-1919) — of Montana. Born in 1861. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1905-07, 1911-15. Member, Freemasons. Died of cancer in Galen, Deer Lodge County, Mont., April 5, 1919 (age about 57 years). Interment at Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Mont.
  Charles P. Kellison (1850-1921) — of Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind. Born near Hornellsville (now Hornell), Steuben County, N.Y., June 17, 1850. Democrat. Physician; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1885-87; hotel proprietor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1896. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died, of cancer, in Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind., January 27, 1921 (age 70 years, 224 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Kellison (1815-1864) and Elizabeth (Meek) Kellison (1823-1903); married, April 12, 1877, to Ellen Augusta Cross (1855-1936); married, October 17, 1894, to Flora (Schilt) Milleman (1859-1925); married, December 23, 1905, to Etta Florence Gibbons.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ellis Loring Dresel (1865-1925) — also known as Ellis L. Dresel — Born in 1865. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Germany, 1921-22. Gay. Died of cancer, September 19, 1925 (age about 60 years). Interment at Beverly Central Cemetery, Beverly, Mass.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Albert Waller Gilchrist (1858-1926) — also known as Albert W. Gilchrist — of Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Fla. Born in Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C., January 15, 1858. Democrat. Civil engineer; real estate dealer; orange grower; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1893-96, 1903-06; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1905; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Florida, 1909-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (speaker), 1924; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1916. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a tumor of the thigh, in the Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 15, 1926 (age 68 years, 120 days). Interment at Indian Spring Cemetery, Punta Gorda, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Gilchrist (1828?-?) and Rhoda Elizabeth (Waller) Gilchrist.
  Gilchrist County, Fla. is named for him.
  Gilchrist Hall (opened 1926), a dormitory at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Richard Charles Flannigan (1857-1928) — also known as Richard C. Flannigan — of Norway, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Mich., December 12, 1857. Lawyer; Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1888; mayor of Norway, Mich., 1891; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 31st District, 1907-08; circuit judge in Michigan 25th Circuit, 1910-27; appointed 1910; resigned 1927; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1927-28; appointed 1927; died in office 1928; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928; died in office 1928. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 17, 1928 (age 70 years, 67 days). Entombed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Trowbridge Park, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Flannigan and Ellen (Sullivan) Flannigan; married, November 11, 1884, to Anna Haessly.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Julius Halpern (c.1859-1928) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Russia, about 1859. Socialist. Physician; Social Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1918, 1920; candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1921. Jewish. Member, American Medical Association. Died, of cancer, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1928 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Alice Mary Robertson (1854-1931) — also known as Alice M. Robertson — of Oklahoma. Born in Tullahassee, Creek Nation County, Indian Territory (now Wagoner County, Okla.), January 2, 1854. Republican. U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Female. Died of carcinoma, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., July 1, 1931 (age 77 years, 180 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Scott Bullitt (1877-1932) — also known as A. Scott Bullitt — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 23, 1877. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1924 (alternate), 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1926; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1928. Died of cancer, in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 10, 1932 (age 55 years, 78 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Walker Bullitt (1838-1910) and Annie Priscilla (Logan) Bullitt (1847-1925); brother of William Marshall Bullitt (who married Nora Iasigi); married, May 16, 1918, to Dorothy Frances Stimson (1892-1989); great-grandson of Alexander Scott Bullitt and William Logan; great-grandnephew of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall (1764-1848) and Alexander Keith Marshall; second great-grandson of John Fry and Cuthbert Bullitt; third great-grandson of Joshua Fry; fourth great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914); first cousin once removed of James Speed and William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967); first cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall and James Keith Marshall; first cousin five times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin once removed of John Augustine Marshall; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Hugh Kennedy Bullitt; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Hilda Goldstein Claessens (c.1890-1932) — also known as Hilda G. Claessens; Hilda Goldstein — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Russia, about 1890. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1916 (13th District), 1928 (13th District), 1930 (16th District). Female. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 10, 1932 (age about 42 years). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1912 to August Claessens (1885-1954).
  Jane Addams (1860-1935) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cedarville, Stephenson County, Ill., September 6, 1860. Progressive. Social worker; sociologist; lecturer; suffragette; pacifist; delegate to Progressive National Convention from Illinois, 1912; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Female. Presbyterian or Unitarian. English ancestry. Lesbian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Civil Liberties Union; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; NAACP. Died, from cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 21, 1935 (age 74 years, 257 days). Interment at Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of Sarah (Weber) Addams (1817-1863) and John Huy Addams; aunt of Anna Marcet Haldeman (1887-1941; who married Emanuel Julius (1889-1951)); grandniece of William Addams.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Jane Addams (built 1942, sold 1947) was named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jacob Roll (1875-1939) — also known as Jake Roll — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Ohio, September 19, 1875. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Covington, Kenton County, Ky., April 18, 1939 (age 63 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Ky.
  Salvatore A. Cotillo (1886-1939) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, November 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 28th District, 1913, 1915-16; member of New York state senate, 1917-23 (20th District 1917-18, 18th District 1919-23); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-39; died in office 1939. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy. Died, following an operation for a chest tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1939 (age 52 years, 250 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Edward Held Wilson (1874-1942) — also known as Edward H. Wilson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 24, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1940. Died, of cancer, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 26, 1942 (age 68 years, 94 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Crawford 'Ike' Wilson (1846-1916) and Elvina P. Wilson (died 1880); married to Eva Capron (1874-1965).
W. S. Van_Dyke Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II (1889-1943) — also known as W. S. Van Dyke; "One-Take Woody" — of West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 21, 1889. Democrat. Child actor in vaudeville; director of dozens of movies, 1917-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Christian Scientist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Ill with cancer, he died by suicide, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 5, 1943 (age 53 years, 321 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of W. S. Van Dyke (Judge) and Laura (Winston) Van Dyke; married, February 26, 1935, to Ruth Mannix; cousin *** of Henry van Dyke (1852-1933).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, February 6, 1943
  Gordon Auchincloss (c.1887-1943) — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1887. Lawyer; assistant treasurer, Democratic National Committee, 1916; secretary to his father-in-law, Col. Edward M. House, during negotiations of the Armistice in 1918 and the Paris Peace Conference in 1919; director, Chase National Bank and International Paper Company; bankruptcy trustee and receiver. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from Hodgkin's disease, in the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1943 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss and Maria La Grange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976); married to Janet House; grandson of Samuel Sloan; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Harry Kopp (1881-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (now Brest, Belarus), February 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Nathan D. Perlman from 1909, Samuel Markewich in 1910-33, and Samuel Null in 1927-33; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1910-12; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1943 (age 62 years, 242 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  William Bross Lloyd (1875-1946) — also known as William B. Lloyd; "The Millionaire Socialist" — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 27, 1875. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1918; arrested in downtown Chicago, 1918, for refusing to remove a red flag from his limo; co-founder of Communist Labor Party, 1919; indicted for sedition, 1920; represented at trial by Clarence Darrow; convicted, sentenced to 1-5 years in prison; his sentence was commuted in 1922. Died, of cancer, in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 30, 1946 (age 71 years, 123 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Atlantic Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Demarest Lloyd (social reformer, author) and Jessie (Bross) Lloyd; married to Lola Maverick (divorced 1916) and Madge Bird; grandson of William Bross (1825?-?).
  Junius Edgar West (1866-1947) — also known as Junius E. West — of Waverly, Sussex County, Va.; Suffolk, Va. Born near Waverly, Sussex County, Va., July 12, 1866. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; insurance business; lawyer; newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1896, 1936; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Nansemond County, 1910-11; member of Virginia state senate 30th District, 1912-21; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1922-30. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; Rotary; Junior Order; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Richmond, Va., January 1, 1947 (age 80 years, 173 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Thomas West and Susan (Cockes) West; brother of Jesse Felix West (1862-1929); married, February 17, 1903, to Margaret Olive Beale.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Arthur M. Hyde Arthur Mastick Hyde (1877-1947) — also known as Arthur M. Hyde — of Princeton, Mercer County, Mo.; Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, Mo., July 12, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; mayor of Princeton, Mo., 1908-10; Progressive candidate for Missouri state attorney general, 1912; Governor of Missouri, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1932; president, Sentinel Life Insurance Company of Kansas City; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1929-33. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Delta Upsilon. Died, following cancer surgery, in Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 17, 1947 (age 70 years, 97 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trenton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Barnes Hyde (1838-1926) and Caroline Emily (Mastick) Hyde (1843-1889); half-brother of Ira Barnes Hyde (1893-1946); brother of Laurance Mastick Hyde; married, October 19, 1904, to Hortense Cullers (brother of Charles Horace Cullers).
  Political family: Hyde family of Princeton, Missouri (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Missouri Official Manual 1921-22
  Henry Dimin (c.1886-1948) — also known as Harry Dimin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Russia, about 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1920; defeated, 1918. Died of cancer, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 25, 1948 (age about 62 years). Interment at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Bailey Peyton Wootton (1870-1949) — also known as Bailey P. Wootton — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Born in Muhlenberg County, Ky., May 20, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916; Kentucky state attorney general, 1932-36; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1935. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., April 16, 1949 (age 78 years, 331 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  James Emerson Fraser (1916-1950) — also known as James E. Fraser; "Sonny" — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born August 4, 1916. Deputy sheriff; secretary to State Sen. Frank S. Farley, 1944; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1948-50; died in office 1950; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1950; died in office 1950. Champion amateur golfer. Confined to a wheelchair starting in 1949. Died, from Hodgkin's disease, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 29, 1950 (age 34 years, 25 days). Interment at Absecon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Absecon, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jim 'Jolly Jim' Fraser and Milly Fraser; married 1944 to Madolin Martha Vautrinot (1913-1962).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Lee Gaston (1876-1951) — of Chester, Chester County, S.C. Born in Chester, Chester County, S.C., August 14, 1876. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1900-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1920; director of banks and cotton mills. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary. Died, from Hodgkins lymphoma, in Charlotte Memorial Hospital, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., August 13, 1951 (age 74 years, 364 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Chalmers Gaston (1847-1885) and Adelaide (Lee) Gaston (1854-1895); married, December 3, 1902, to Virginia Carolina Aiken (1881-1907); married, April 20, 1910, to Edith Byrd Smith (1885-1914).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Davis Lasker (1880-1952) — also known as Albert D. Lasker; "The Father of Modern Advertising" — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born, of American parents, in Freiburg (Freiburg im Breisgau), Germany, May 1, 1880. Republican. Advertising business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; University of Illinois trustee, 1937-42. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, American Jewish Committee. As part owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, devised "Lasker Plan" for reorganization of baseball, 1920. Established the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation for promotion of medical research. Died, of cancer, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 30, 1952 (age 72 years, 29 days). Entombed at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Lasker (died 1916) and Nettie (Davis) Lasker (1856-1930); married 1902 to Flora Warner (died 1936); married 1938 to Doris Kenyon (1897-1979; divorced 1938); married, June 21, 1940, to Mary (Woodard) Reinhardt (1900-1994); father of Edward Lasker (1912-1997); nephew of Eduard Lasker (1829-1884; German politician); uncle of Morris Edward Lasker.
  Political family: Lasker family of California and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John J. Maher (1889-1953) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Carsonville, Sanilac County, Mich., April 8, 1889. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1930-53; appointed 1929; died in office 1953. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in February 3, 1953 (age 63 years, 301 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Maher and Catherine (O'Mara) Maher; married 1920 to Agnes Catherine O'Leary (died 1937).
Robert A. Taft Robert Alphonso Taft (1889-1953) — also known as Robert A. Taft; "Mr. Republican"; "Mr. Integrity"; "Our Illustrious Dunderhead" — of Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 8, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-26; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1932, 1944; member of Ohio state senate, 1931-32; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1939-53; died in office 1953; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Co-sponsor of the Taft-Hartley Act. Died, from malignant tumors, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1953 (age 63 years, 326 days). Interment at Indian Hill Episcopal Church Cemetery, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio; memorial monument at Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Taft and Helen (Herron) Taft (1861-1943); brother of Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983); married, October 17, 1914, to Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; daughter of Lloyd Wheaton Bowers; granddaughter of Thomas Wilson); father of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; uncle of Seth Chase Taft; grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; grandfather of Robert Alphonso Taft III; grandnephew of William Collins; great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin; distant relative *** of Ezra Taft Benson.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert A. Taft: James T. Patterson, Mr. Republican : A Biography of Robert A. Taft
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1960)
  Edward C. Peirce (c.1895-1955) — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Born about 1895. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944, 1952; mayor of New Bedford, Mass., 1952-53; convicted in 1953 on charges of conspiracy to protect gambling, and sentenced to four years in prison; served twenty months. Died, of cancer, in a nursing home at New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 31, 1955 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Philip Bracken Fleming (1887-1955) — also known as Philip B. Fleming — of Washington, D.C.; New Hampshire. Born in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, October 15, 1887. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of Federal Works Agency and of Federal Maritime Commission; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1951-53. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon. Died, of cancer, in Washington, D.C., October 6, 1955 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Joseph Fleming and Mary (Bracken) Fleming; married, December 5, 1914, to Dorothy Carson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Larry Brunk (1883-1956) — of Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Born in Franklin County, Mo., February 9, 1883. Republican. Mayor of Aurora, Mo., 1910; member of Missouri state senate 18th District, 1923-28; Missouri state treasurer, 1929-33. Died, from gall bladder carcinoma, in Aurora Hospital, Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo., November 22, 1956 (age 73 years, 287 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Brunk and Martha (Hamilton) Brunk.
  Raphael Floyd Clough (1886-1956) — also known as Ray F. Clough — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County, Iowa, May 10, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928 (alternate), 1932; delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cerro Gordo County, 1933; Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, December 7, 1956 (age 70 years, 211 days). Interment at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Martin Clough and Sophia Olive (Pancoast) Clough; married, June 15, 1916, to Ruth Ellison (1889-1966); second cousin thrice removed of David Kidder (1787-1860); fourth cousin of Harry Gilman Clough.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Evered V. Jolliffe Evered Vivian Jolliffe (1884-1957) — also known as Evered V. Jolliffe — of Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Blenheim, Ontario, May 2, 1884. Sales manager; automobile dealer; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Wayne County 5th District, 1933. Methodist. Member, Rotary. Died, from cancer, August 28, 1957 (age 73 years, 118 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Jolliffe (1849-1918) and Theresa (Whaley) Jolliffe (1860-1919); married 1913 to Grace Ethel Wise (1889-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Jolliffe family
Matthew M. Neely Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) — also known as Matthew M. Neely — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Grove, Doddridge County, W.Va., November 9, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1908-10; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1913-21, 1945-47; defeated, 1920, 1946; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1923-29, 1931-41, 1949-58; defeated, 1928; resigned 1941; defeated, 1942; died in office 1958; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1952, 1956; Governor of West Virginia, 1941-45. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Delta Chi; Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Americans for Democratic Action; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, from cancer, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 1958 (age 83 years, 70 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Newlon Neely (1828-1906) and Mary (Morris) Neely (1848-1938); married, October 21, 1903, to Alberta Claire Ramage (1881-1976); grandfather of Richard Neely (1941-).
  Cross-reference: George Arnold — Charles Lively
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1919)
Frank L. Shaw Frank L. Shaw (1877-1958) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Warwick, Ontario, February 1, 1877. Republican. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1933-38; recalled 1938; defeated, 1941; a recall campaign against him in 1938 charged that he was associated with unspecified "racketeers" and "underworld characters", and that his administration tolerated vice in the city; meanwhile, Harry J. Raymond, a private investigator nearly killed in a January 1938 bombing, charged, in a civil lawsuit for damages, that the mayor had been part of a plot by gambling and vice interests to murder him. Died, from cancer, in California Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 24, 1958 (age 80 years, 357 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Shaw.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Los Angeles Times, April 4, 1937
George Wadsworth II George Wadsworth II (1893-1958) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 3, 1893. University professor; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nantes, 1917-19; Constantinople, 1919-20; Sofia, 1920; Alexandria, 1920-21; U.S. Consul in Cairo, 1922-24, 1928-31; U.S. Consul General in Bucharest, 1935; Jerusalem, 1936-40; Damascus, 1942-44; Beirut, 1942-44; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Syria, 1942-44; Lebanon, 1942-44; U.S. Minister to Lebanon, 1944-47; Syria, 1944-47; Iraq, 1946-48; Yemen, 1953-57; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1948-52; Czechoslovakia, 1952-53; Saudi Arabia, 1953-58. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, of cancer, March 5, 1958 (age 64 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cowles Wadsworth and Mabel (Miller) Wadsworth; married, May 21, 1921, to Dorothy Maynard Lasell (died 1928); married, May 1, 1936, to Norma Mack (died 1946; daughter of Norman Edward Mack and Harriet Taggart Mack (1862?-?)).
  Political family: Mack-Wadsworth family of Buffalo, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1917)
John Foster Dulles John Foster Dulles (1888-1959) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., February 25, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949; defeated, 1949; U.S. Secretary of State, 1953-59. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Council on Foreign Relations. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1959. Died of cancer and pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., May 24, 1959 (age 71 years, 88 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Macy Dulles (1854-1930) and Edith F. (Foster) Dulles (1863-1941); brother of Allen Welsh Dulles; married to Janet Pomeroy Avery (1891-1969); grandson of John Watson Foster; third great-grandnephew of Joshua Coit; first cousin twice removed of Langdon Cheves, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Robert Coit, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Abel Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell; third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of John Leffingwell Randolph.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Edward Corsi
  Washington Dulles International Airport (opened 1962), in Loudoun and Fairfax counties, Virginia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, August 13, 1951
  Leone Fairbanks Burrell (1900-1959) — also known as Leone Burrell — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich., February 18, 1900. Republican. School teacher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Female. Died, from cervical cancer, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 15, 1959 (age 59 years, 117 days). Interment at Denton Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Wayne County, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Mr. Pearl Fairbanks (1877-1945) and Eugenia (Powell) Fairbanks (1878-1962); sister of Douglas Stanley Fairbanks; married to Leon Y. Burrell (1896-1982); second cousin thrice removed of Merton William Fairbank; third cousin twice removed of Charles Warren Fairbanks (1852-1918) and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks; third cousin thrice removed of Isaac Davis.
  Political family: Davis family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Eugene Meyer Eugene Isaac Meyer (1875-1959) — also known as Eugene Meyer — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 31, 1875. Republican. Stockbroker; banker; instrumental in the merger of five chemical companies to create Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928; Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 1930-33; bought the Washington Post newspaper in 1933, and was its publisher until 1946; president, World Bank, 1946. Jewish. Died, from heart disease and cancer, at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1959 (age 83 years, 259 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Marc Eugene Meyer and Harriet (Newmark) Meyer; married 1910 to Agnes Elizabeth Ernst; father of Katherine Graham (1917-2001; publisher of the Washington Post).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Time Magazine, May 31, 1932
  Steven V. Carter (1915-1959) — of Iowa. Born in Carterville (now part of Provo), Utah County, Utah, October 8, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1959; defeated, 1948, 1950, 1956; died in office 1959. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1959 (age 44 years, 27 days). Interment at Leon Cemetery, Leon, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Wesley Lyon (1887-1960) — also known as Charles W. Lyon — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in California, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1915-17, 1933-49, 1951-57; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1943-46; member of California state senate, 1917-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Died, of cancer, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 20, 1960 (age about 73 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Eugene Dennis (1905-1961) — also known as Francis Xavier Waldron; Tim Ryan — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., August 10, 1905. Communist. Union organizer; fled to the Soviet Union in 1929 to avoid prosecution; returned to the U.S. in 1935; General Secretary, Communist Party, 1946-59, and Chairman, 1959-61; arrested in 1948, along with other party leaders, and charged with advocating the violent overthrow of the United States; convicted in 1949, and sentenced to five years in prison. Died, from cancer, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 31, 1961 (age 55 years, 174 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Paris Montrose (c.1895-1961) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born about 1895. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1927, 1928. In 1929, he was one of several Brooklyn lawyers who were disciplined for ambulance chasing activities and paying insurance company adjusters for favorable settlement of claims; his license to practice law was suspended for two years. Died, of cancer, in the Memorial Center for Cancer and Allied Diseases of the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 14, 1961 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Robert Charles Killough, Jr. (1906-1961) — also known as Robert C. Killough, Jr. — of Watervliet, Albany County, N.Y.; Loudonville, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Watervliet, Albany County, N.Y., November 8, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; exempted from military service because childhood polio resulted in atrophy of lower leg muscles and feet, though he learned to walk almost normally using orthopedic shoes; candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1930; Assistant Commissioner for Professional Education, New York State Education Department. Presbyterian. Irish and English ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of cancer, in Loudonville, Albany County, N.Y., November 14, 1961 (age 55 years, 6 days). Interment at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert C. Killough (1880-1914) and Anna E. (Iverson) Killough (1883-1941); married, April 3, 1937, to Margaret Agnes Casey (1908-1994).
  Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn (1882-1961) — also known as Sam Rayburn — of Bonham, Fannin County, Tex. Born in Kingston, Roane County, Tenn., January 6, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1907-13; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1911-13; U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1913-61; died in office 1961; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1940-47, 1949-53, 1955-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948 (Permanent Chair; chair, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1956. Died of cancer, in Bonham, Fannin County, Tex., November 16, 1961 (age 79 years, 314 days). Interment at Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of W. M. Rayburn and Martha (Waller) Rayburn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Sam Rayburn: D. B. Hardeman & Donald C. Bacon, Rayburn : A Biography — Anthony Champagne, Sam Rayburn: A Bio-Bibliography — Alfred Steinberg, Sam Rayburn : a biography — Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History
  Andrew Frank Schoeppel (1894-1962) — also known as Andrew F. Schoeppel — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Claflin, Barton County, Kan., November 23, 1894. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; Governor of Kansas, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1949-62; died in office 1962; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died of abdominal cancer, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 21, 1962 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of George J. Schoeppel and Anna (Phillip) Schoeppel; married, June 2, 1924, to Marie Thomsen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert C. Crane (c.1921-1962) — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J.; Westfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., about 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; newspaper editor and publisher; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952; member of New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1956-62; resigned 1962. Died, of cancer, in Elizabeth General Hospital, Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 24, 1962 (age about 41 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick L. Crane and Gwendolyn (Kershner) Crane; married to Frances H. Adams.
  John Edward Reilly, Sr. (1893-1963) — also known as John E. Reilly, Sr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 27, 1893. Democrat. Machinist; fire fighter; cafe manager; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1945-46; defeated, 1946; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 2nd District, 1949-63; died in office 1963. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles. Died, from cancer, in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 26, 1963 (age 69 years, 214 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Canavan) Reilly (1855-1931) and James P. Reilly (1856-1926); married 1917 to Alice Magdala Scanlan (1894-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Cronin (c.1863-1963) — also known as Will Cronin — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Waterford, Ireland, about 1863. Democrat. Chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1933-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936; postmaster at Yonkers, N.Y., 1936-51 (acting, 1936). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died, of cancer, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., March 10, 1963 (age about 100 years). Interment at Holy Hope Cemetery, Tucson, Ariz.
  Mabel Walker Willebrandt (1889-1963) — also known as Mabel Walker; "First Lady of Law"; "Prohibition Portia" — of Temple City, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Indio, Riverside County, Calif. Born in Woodsdale, Stevens County, Kan., May 23, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; Assistant U.S. Attorney General, 1921-29; directed Prohibition prosecutions; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928 (chair, Credentials Committee; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1932. Female. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of cancer, in Riverside, Riverside County, Calif., April 6, 1963 (age 73 years, 318 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of David William Walker and Myrtle S. (Eaton) Walker; married 1910 to A. F. Willebrandt.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Florence Riddick Boys (1873-1963) — also known as Florence R. Boys; Florence Alice Riddick; Mrs. S. E. Boys — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind.; Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind. Born in Faribault County, Minn., December 3, 1873. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924, 1932 (alternate). Female. Died, from lympho-sarcoma (non-Hodgkin's lymphoma), in Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind., May 10, 1963 (age 89 years, 158 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rev. Isaac Hancock Riddick (1846-1931) and Alice Esther (Wood) Riddick (1848-1873); sister of Carlos Wood Riddick (1872-1960); married, November 24, 1898, to Samuel Evan Boys; aunt of Merrill K. Riddick; grandniece of Ezra Cornell; first cousin once removed of Alonzo Barton Cornell; first cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Cornell.
  Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lyman B. Sutter (1904-1963) — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, June 14, 1904. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Long Beach, Calif., 1953-54; municipal judge in California, 1950. Died of cancer in August 22, 1963 (age 59 years, 69 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lucile Bailey Conger (1882-1965) — also known as Lucile B. Conger; Lucile Bailey — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Leslie, Ingham County, Mich., October 14, 1882. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949-51. Female. Died, from cancer, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 22, 1965 (age 82 years, 131 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Williams Bailey (1854-1930) and Kittie Blanche (Taylor) Bailey (1854-1942); married, September 14, 1910, to Seymour Beach Conger (1876-1934; war correspondent, Berlin bureau chief for Associated Press; grandnephew of Omar Dwight Conger (1818-1898)).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Finley Baldwin, Jr. (1915-1966) — also known as John F. Baldwin, Jr. — of Martinez, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., June 28, 1915. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California, 1955-66 (6th District 1955-63, 14th District 1963-66); died in office 1966. Member, Sierra Club; Kiwanis. Died, of cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 9, 1966 (age 50 years, 254 days). Interment at Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Finley Baldwin and Nellie (Linekin) Baldwin; married, December 20, 1944, to Mary Isaacs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph W. Humphrey (c.1906-1967) — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minn., about 1906. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Died, of cancer, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., August 22, 1967 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1882-1949); brother of Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr..
  Political family: Humphrey family of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  Samuel Jefferson Head (c.1906-1968) — also known as Sam J. Head — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born in Piedmont, Calhoun County, Ala., about 1906. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate, 1950. Died, of cancer, in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., 1968 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Head and Haley (Lorren) Head; married to Trulia Golden Grace (1911-1998).
  Lurleen Burns Wallace (1926-1968) — also known as Lurleen B. Wallace; Lurleen Brigham Burns — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala., September 19, 1926. Democrat. Governor of Alabama, 1967-68; died in office 1968. Female. Methodist. Died, of uterine cancer, in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., May 7, 1968 (age 41 years, 231 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Daughter of Henry Burns and Estelle (Burroughs) Burns; married, May 21, 1943, to George Corley Wallace, Jr. (1919-1998).
  Political family: Wallace-Folsom family of Montgomery, Alabama.
  The Lurleen Wallace Tumor Institute, at the University of Alabama Birmingham, is named for her.  — Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (established 1967 as Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College), with campuses in Covington, Butler, and Crenshaw counties, Alabama, is named for her.  — Lake Lurleen, and Lake Lurleen State Park, in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, are named for her.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Louis Gary Clemente (1908-1968) — also known as L. Gary Clemente — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 10, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; vice-president and director, Unexcelled Chemical Corporation; executive with Moderne Paint Company, Premier Chemical Corporation, and Ohio Bronze Company; director, Mary Immaculate Hospital; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1949-53; defeated, 1952. Catholic. Member, Disabled American Veterans. Died, from cancer, in Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., May 13, 1968 (age 59 years, 338 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Sonnefeld.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Herbert Clark Hoover, Jr. (1903-1969) — also known as Herbert Hoover, Jr. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif.; San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in London, England, August 4, 1903. Republican. Petroleum geologist; mining engineer; inventor; president, Aeronautical Radio, Inc., 1930; U.S. Undersecretary of State, 1954-57; director, Monsanto Chemical Company; director, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; director, Southern California Edison Company; director, Hanna Mining Company; director, Pacific Mutual Insurance Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Died, of cancer, in Huntington Community Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 9, 1969 (age 65 years, 248 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Lou (Henry) Hoover (1874-1944) and Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964); married, June 25, 1925, to Margaret Watson (1904-1982).
  Political family: Hoover family of Pasadena and Palo Alto, California.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Goetz (1903-1969) — of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 24, 1903. Democrat. Hollywood movie producer and studio executive; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 15, 1969 (age 66 years, 144 days). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Goetz and Fanny Goetz; married, March 19, 1930, to Edith 'Edi' Mayer (daughter of Margaret Mayer and Louis Burt Mayer (1884-1957)).
  Political family: Mayer family of Los Angeles, California.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
  Harry Frank Guggenheim (1890-1971) — also known as Harry F. Guggenheim — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in West End, Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., August 23, 1890. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mining and smelting business; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1929-33; co-founder, with his wife Alicia, of Newsday, the daily newspaper of Long Island, New York. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Sloan-Kettering Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 22, 1971 (age 80 years, 152 days). Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Guggenheim (1856-1930) and Florence (Schloss) Guggenheim; brother of Meyer Robert Guggenheim; married, November 9, 1910, to Helen Rosenberg (divorced 1923); married, February 3, 1923, to Caroline (Morton) Potter (divorced 1939; daughter of Paul Morton; sister of Pauline Morton Sabin; granddaughter of Julius Sterling Morton); married, July 1, 1939, to Alicia (Patterson) Brooks (1907-1963; daughter of Joseph Medill Patterson; great-granddaughter of Joseph Meharry Medill (1823-1899)); nephew of Solomon R. Guggenheim and Simon Guggenheim.
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold John Arthur (1904-1971) — also known as Harold J. Arthur — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., February 9, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1949-50; Governor of Vermont, 1950-51; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1950 (primary), 1958. Unitarian. Member, United Commercial Travelers; American Legion; Amvets; Farm Bureau; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Grange; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died, from cancer, in the Air Force Base Hospital, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., July 19, 1971 (age 67 years, 160 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Married to Mary C. Alafat (1904-2004).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr. (1904-1972) — of Colorado; Washington, D.C. Born in Las Animas, Bent County, Colo., August 24, 1904. Accountant; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Colombo, 1929-32; Geneva, 1933-36; U.S. Consul in Geneva, 1937-38; Moscow, 1941-43; U.S. Ambassador to Austria, 1952-57; Soviet Union, 1957-62, 1966-69; , 1962-66. Died of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 6, 1972 (age 67 years, 166 days). Interment at Las Animas Cemetery, Las Animas, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Llewellyn E. Thompson (1863-1953) and Lula Lorene (Butcher) Thompson (1870-1962); married, October 2, 1948, to Jane (Monroe) Goelet.
  Ambassador Thompson Boulevard (U.S. Highway 50), in Las Animas, Colorado, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr.: Jenny Thompson & Sherry Thompson, The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E. Thompson, America's Man in Cold War Moscow
  Pasquale Caggiano (1909-1972) — also known as Patsy Caggiano — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 31, 1909. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; funeral director; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twelfth Essex District, 1953-56; mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1972; died in office 1972. Died, of cancer, April 13, 1972 (age 62 years, 226 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lynn, Mass.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Milton Fred Napier (1900-1972) — also known as Milton F. Napier — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 3, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; accountant; criminal court judge in Missouri, 1930; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1943-44; defeated, 1944; member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1947-50; defeated, 1950 (2nd District), 1956 (1st District), 1960 (1st District), 1964 (1st District). Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died, from cancer, in Lutheran Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo., October 11, 1972 (age 72 years, 38 days). Interment at Concordia Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Charles John Napier (1867-1917) and Emilie A. (Juengel) Napier (1876-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Neil Hosler McElroy (1904-1972) — also known as Neil H. McElroy — Born in Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 30, 1904. President, Proctor & Gamble, 1948-57; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1957-59. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1959. Died, of cancer, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 30, 1972 (age 68 years, 31 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Donald Clark (d. 1973) — also known as Don Clark — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1968. Died, of cancer, in Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., April 18, 1973. Interment at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, W.Va.
  Clarence James Henry (1902-1973) — also known as Clarence J. Henry; Cass Henry — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., August 15, 1902. Republican. Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1961-70. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, from multiple myeloma, in a hospital at Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., August 23, 1973 (age 71 years, 8 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Gordon Clyde Preble (1909-1973) — also known as Gordon C. Preble — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 6, 1909. Democrat. Steelworker; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president and business agent, Iron Workers Local 53; president, Nebraska Federation of Labor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1956. Died, from cancer, in Perham, Otter Tail County, Minn., September 17, 1973 (age 63 years, 285 days). Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church North Cemetery, Perham, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Gordon Cecil Preble (1880-1909) and Sarah (Holland) Preble (1880-1969); married 1943 to Roberta Virginia Lewis (1924-2012).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Eustis Bohlen (1904-1974) — also known as Charles E. Bohlen; Chip Bohlen — of Ipswich, Essex County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in Clayton, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 30, 1904. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Prague, 1929-31; Paris, 1931-34; Moscow, 1934; U.S. Consul in Moscow, 1938-40; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1953-57; Philippines, 1957-59; France, 1962-68. Died of cancer, at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., January 1, 1974 (age 69 years, 124 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Bohlen and Celestine (Eustis) Bohlen; married 1935 to Avis Howard Thayer (1912-1981; sister of Charles Wheeler Thayer (1910-1969)); father of Avis Thayer Bohlen; grandson of James Biddle Eustis.
  Political family: Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Charles Bohlen: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
  Ernest Henry Gruening (1887-1974) — also known as Ernest Gruening; "Mr. Alaska" — of Juneau, Alaska. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1887. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; writer; Governor of Alaska Territory, 1939-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1956; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, 1952; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1959-69; defeated, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960, 1968, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alaska, 1972. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Leader in drive to gain statehood for Alaska. One of only two Senators to vote against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave President Johnson authority to escalate the Vietnam War. Died of cancer in Washington, D.C., June 26, 1974 (age 87 years, 140 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Emil Gruening and Phebe (Fridenberg) Gruening; married, November 19, 1914, to Dorothy Elizabeth Smith.
  Mount Ernest Gruening, in Juneau, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Ernest Gruening: Claus-M Naske, Ernest Gruening: Alaska's Greatest Governor
  Earl William Brydges (1905-1975) — also known as Earl W. Brydges — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y.; Wilson, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., May 25, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1949-72 (52nd District 1949-54, 54th District 1955-65, 60th District 1966, 52nd District 1967-72); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 52nd District, 1967. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Lewiston, Niagara County, N.Y., March 30, 1975 (age 69 years, 309 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eleanor C. Mahoney.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Ivy Baker Priest (1905-1975) — also known as Ivy Baker; Ivy Baker P. Stevens — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Kimberly, Piute County, Utah, September 7, 1905. Republican. Candidate for Utah state house of representatives, 1934; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1950; Treasurer of the United States, 1953-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964, 1972; California state treasurer, 1967-75; Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Female. Mormon. Died, of cancer, June 23, 1975 (age 69 years, 289 days). Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Daughter of Orange D. Baker and Clara (Fernly) Baker; married 1935 to Roy F. Priest (died 1959); married 1961 to Sidney Stevens.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Otto Kerner, Jr. (1908-1976) — of Glenview, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 15, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1947-54; county judge in Illinois, 1954-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Governor of Illinois, 1961-68; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1968-74; resigned 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum; Military Order of the World Wars; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. While serving as Governor, he and another official made a gain of over $300,000 in a stock deal which prosecutors later characterized as bribery. Convicted in 1973 on 17 counts of bribery, conspiracy, perjury, and related charges; sentenced to three years in federal prison and fined $50,000. Died of cancer, May 9, 1976 (age 67 years, 268 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rose Barbara (Chmelik) Kerner and Otto Kerner; married, October 29, 1934, to Helena I. Cermak (daughter of Anton Joseph Cermak (1873-1933)).
  Political family: Kerner-Cermak family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Cross-reference: Milton Rakove
  See also NNDB dossier
  Irving H. Saypol (1905-1977) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 3, 1905. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1949-51; prosecuted Ethel and Julius Rosenberg on espionage charges; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1952-68. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Knights of Pythias. Indicted in May 1976, along with Surrogate S. Samuel DiFalco, on bribery and perjury charges, in connection with an alleged scheme to obtain appraisal and auction commissions for Saypol's son; the charges were later dismissed. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 30, 1977 (age 71 years, 300 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Saypol and Minnie (Michakin) Saypol; married, September 29, 1925, to Adele D. Kaplan.
  Ralph Tucker (1906-1977) — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Hymera, Sullivan County, Ind., September 30, 1906. Democrat. Mayor of Terre Haute, Ind., 1948-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1964; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1956. Died of cancer, in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., November 12, 1977 (age 71 years, 43 days). Interment at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) — also known as Hubert H. Humphrey; "H.H.H."; "The Happy Warrior"; "The Hump" — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Wallace, Codington County, S.Dak., May 27, 1911. Democrat. Pharmacist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1960, 1964; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1945-48; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1949-64, 1971-78; died in office 1978; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1956; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1960, 1972; Vice President of the United States, 1965-69; candidate for President of the United States, 1968. Congregationalist. English and Norwegian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Council on Foreign Relations; Knights of Pythias; Americans for Democratic Action; American Federation of Teachers. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1980. Died, of cancer, at Waverly, Wright County, Minn., January 13, 1978 (age 66 years, 231 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1882-1949) and Christine (Sannes) Humphrey; brother of Ralph W. Humphrey; married, September 3, 1936, to Muriel Fay Buck; father of Hubert Horatio Humphrey III; grandfather of Hubert Horatio Humphrey IV.
  Political family: Humphrey family of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  Cross-reference: Orville L. Freeman — Cyril E. King — Arthur Naftalin — John Bartlow Martin
  Campaign slogan (1960): "The vision of Roosevelt — the intellect of Stevenson — the courage of Truman."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Hubert H. Humphrey: The Education of a Public Man : My Life and Politics
  Books about Hubert H. Humphrey: Carl Solberg, Hubert Humphrey : A Biography — Edgar Berman, Hubert : The Triumph and Tragedy of the Humphrey I Knew — Paul. Westman, Hubert H. Humphrey : The Politics of Joy
  John A. Lynch (1908-1978) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., March 10, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; Middlesex County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1941-46; mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1951-55; member of New Jersey state senate, 1956-77 (Middlesex County 1956-65, District 7 1966-73, 17th District 1974-77). Died, of cancer, in Whitestone Hospital, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 3, 1978 (age 69 years, 358 days). The John A. Lynch Memorial Bridge, which takes Route 18 across the Raritan River, is named for him. Interment at Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Lynch and Margaret (Corrigan) Lynch; married, October 13, 1934, to Evelyn Rooney (1907-1989); father of John A. Lynch, Jr. (1938-).
  Political family: Lynch family of New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  The John A. Lynch, Sr. Bridge (completed 1983), which takes Route 18 over the Raritan River, between Piscataway & New Brunswick, New Jersey, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George John Urban (1906-1978) — also known as George J. Urban — of South Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 14, 1906. Republican. Mayor of South Euclid, Ohio, 1948-72. Methodist. German and Czech ancestry. Member, Lions. Died, of cancer, in a nursing home at Oil City, Venango County, Pa., March 25, 1978 (age 71 years, 315 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Knollwood Cemetery, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
  Edward Joseph Breen (1899-1978) — also known as Edward Breen — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Born in Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, March 18, 1899. Democrat. Lawyer; Webster County Attorney, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936; member of Iowa state senate, 1937-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1942; president, KVFO radio station. Member, American Legion; Elks. Died, of cancer, June 15, 1978 (age 79 years, 89 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Edward J. Breen and Mary E. (Mitchell) Breen; brother of Maurice J. Breen (1889-1972); married, August 30, 1923, to Elizabeth Loomis (1903-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luther Wallace Youngdahl (1896-1978) — also known as Luther W. Youngdahl — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., May 29, 1896. Republican. District judge in Minnesota, 1936-42; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1942-47; Governor of Minnesota, 1947-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1948; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1951-66. Died of cancer, June 21, 1978 (age 82 years, 23 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Gene Archer (1913-1978) — of Washington, D.C.; Brookeville, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., September 15, 1913. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; radio show host; singer; performed, Republican National Convention, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; board member, Washington Redskins football team, 1956-73; also provided halftime entertainment at games; president, Washington-Baltimore local, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, 1969-70. Died, from cancer, in the Montgomery General Hospital, Olney, Montgomery County, Md., October 4, 1978 (age 65 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ulysses Grant Archer (1881-1967) and Alice (Jarett) Archer (1884-1958); married to Juanita White (1921-2004).
  Guy R. Brewer (c.1904-1978) — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born about 1904. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 8th District, 1967; member of New York state assembly, 1969-77 (26th District 1969-72, 29th District 1973-77). African ancestry. Died, of cancer, in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 31, 1978 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
David McDonald David John McDonald (1902-1979) — also known as David J. McDonald — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 22, 1902. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee), 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; president, United Steel Workers of America, 1952-65. Catholic. Died, of cancer, Palm Springs, Riverside County, Calif., August 8, 1979 (age 76 years, 259 days). Interment at Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of David McDonald and Mary (Kelly) McDonald; married 1937 to Emily Price; married 1950 to Rosemary McHugh.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, July 9, 1956
  Lucile Vogeler (1914-1979) — also known as Lucile Eykens — of Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y.; Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ghent (Gent), Belgium, March 22, 1914. Republican. When her husband, Robert, was arrested in Hungary and charged with espionage, she carried on a tireless and ultimately successful campaign to get him released; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1952 ; cosmetics executive. Female. Belgian ancestry. Died of cancer, in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., September 2, 1979 (age 65 years, 164 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Robert Alexander Vogeler (1911-1992).
  Roy Chamberlain (1905-1979) — of Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo. Born in Brownville, Nemaha County, Neb., June 4, 1905. Republican. Hotel owner; oil business; member of Wyoming state senate, 1943-53. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died, of cancer, in Niobrara County Memorial Hospital, Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo., September 19, 1979 (age 74 years, 107 days). Interment at Lusk Cemetery, Lusk, Wyo.
  Relatives: Married to Gertrude Ord (1907-1998).
  James E. Wells (1931-1980) — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 2, 1931. Conservative candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1972; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Michigan, 1974; American Independent candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1976; American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976; American Independent candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1978. Died of cancer, 1980 (age about 49 years). Interment at Acacia Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Samuel David Berger (1911-1980) — also known as Samuel D. Berger — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Born in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., December 6, 1911. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, 1961-64. Jewish. Died, of cancer, Washington, D.C., February 12, 1980 (age 68 years, 68 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harry I. Berger and Bess (Cohen) Berger; married, September 25, 1937, to Margaret Fowler.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books about Samuel David Berger: Graenum Berger, A Not So Silent Envoy : A Biography of Ambassador Samuel David Berger
  Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980) — also known as Helen Gahagan; "The Pink Lady" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., November 25, 1900. Actress and opera singer, 1922-38; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1940-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948; vice-chair of California Democratic Party, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-51; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1950 (Democratic), 1952 (Independent). Female. Scottish and Irish ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, of cancer, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 28, 1980 (age 79 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Walter Hamer Gahagan and Lillian Rose (Mussen) Gahagan; married, April 5, 1931, to Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
  Judith A. Herndon (1941-1980) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Ohio County, W.Va., June 5, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1970-74; appointed 1970; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1974-80; appointed 1974; died in office 1980. Female. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 19, 1980 (age 39 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Richard G. Herndon and Virginia (Holler) Herndon.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles Woodruff Yost (1907-1981) — also known as Charles W. Yost — of New York; Washington, D.C. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., November 6, 1907. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Alexandria, 1931-32; Warsaw, 1932-33; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Thailand, 1946; U.S. Minister to Laos, 1954-55; U.S. Ambassador to Laos, 1955-56; Syria, 1957-58; Morocco, 1958-61; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1969-71. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Philosophical Society. Died, from cancer, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1981 (age 73 years, 196 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1934 to Irena Oldakowska (1915-2006).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Joe Curran Joseph Edward Curran (1906-1981) — also known as Joseph Curran; Joe Curran; "Big Joe" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1906. Merchant seaman; president, National Maritime Union (NMU), 1937-73; vice-president, Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1940-55; American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1940; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1945. Died, of cancer, in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., August 14, 1981 (age 75 years, 166 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Retta Toble (died 1963); married 1965 to Florence Stetler.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Time Magazine, June 17, 1946
  Edward A. Teichert (1903-1981) — of Pennsylvania. Born November 14, 1903. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Died, probably of cancer, in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 16, 1981 (age 77 years, 275 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Emil F. Teichert (1897-1972).
  Marilyn Hare (1923-1981) — Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., October 13, 1923. Democrat. Singer; actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 9, 1981 (age 57 years, 361 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Ernest 'Ernie' Hare (1883-1939; singer).
  See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Thomas Conley (1908-1981) — also known as Eugene Conley — Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., March 12, 1908. Republican. Opera singer; performed, Republican National Convention, 1952. Died, from cancer, in Westgate Hospital, Denton, Denton County, Tex., December 18, 1981 (age 73 years, 281 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Reuben Anthony Conley (1877-1942) and Josephine (Farnsworth) Conley (1885-1971); married to Alvah Odetta Young (1914-1989).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John D. Caemmerer (1928-1982) — also known as "The Snorting Bull" — of East Williston, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 19, 1928. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1966-82 (8th District 1966, 5th District 1967-72, 7th District 1973-82); died in office 1982. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Kiwanis; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died, of cancer, in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1982 (age 54 years, 19 days). Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Joan L. Holt.
  Duncan Howard Pyscher, Sr. (1917-1982) — also known as Duncan H. Pyscher — of Michigan. Born in Birch Run, Saginaw County, Mich., April 2, 1917. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1958; Prohibition candidate for Wayne State University board of governors, 1959. Died of cancer, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., April 15, 1982 (age 65 years, 13 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Beulah E. Burleson (1923-2007).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Leonard Swigert, Jr. (1931-1982) — also known as Jack Swigert — of Colorado. Born in Denver, Colo., August 30, 1931. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1978; elected U.S. Representative from Colorado 1982, but died before taking office. Astronaut on Apollo 13 moon mission in April 1970, which was aborted when an oxygen tank ruptured, but returned safely to earth. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1970. Died, of bone marrow cancer, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 27, 1982 (age 51 years, 119 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Clarence Maurice Weidemeyer (1906-1983) — also known as C. Maurice Weidemeyer — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Hebbville, Baltimore County, Md., October 22, 1906. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1944, 1948; chair of Anne Arundel County Republican Party, 1950; candidate for Maryland state senate, 1950 (Republican), 1966 (Democratic); Republican candidate for Maryland state attorney general, 1958; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-66, 1971-74; defeated (Democratic), 1974; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1972. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Royal Arch Masons; Shriners; Moose; Elks. Died of metastastic liposarcoma, in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., February 7, 1983 (age 76 years, 108 days). Interment at Lorraine Cemetery, Woodlawn, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Monterey F. W. Weidemeyer and Annie E. (Reiblich) Weidemeyer.
  James C. Sheridan (1896-1983) — also known as Jim Sheridan — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 14, 1896. Democrat. Chair of Queens County Democratic Party, 1934-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., April 1, 1983 (age 86 years, 138 days). Interment at Cemetery of the Holy Rood, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roland Ellsworth Harry Kannenberg (1907-1983) — also known as Roland E. Kannenberg — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis.; Mercer, Iron County, Wis. Born in Kenosha County, Wis., September 25, 1907. Member of Wisconsin state senate 25th District, 1935-38; defeated, 1938 (Progressive, 25th District), 1956 (Democratic, 12th District); Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1952. Protestant. Member, Kiwanis. Died, of cancer, in University Hospital, Madison, Dane County, Wis., November 15, 1983 (age 76 years, 51 days). Interment at Mercer Cemetery, Mercer, Wis.
  Relatives: Brother of John Kannenberg (1919-2008); father of Gloria Coates (composer) and Natalie Kannenberg Tackett.
  Political family: Kannenberg family of Wausau, Wisconsin.
  Alousius Pancratius Kaufmann (1902-1984) — also known as Aloys P. Kaufmann — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., December 23, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1943-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1960 (alternate), 1964 (alternate). Catholic. Died, from cancer and heart trouble, in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., February 12, 1984 (age 81 years, 51 days). His body was donated to Washington University.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Kaufman (1847-1905) and Sophia Maria (Woehr) Kaufman (1864-1965); married 1943 to Margaret Cordelia Uding (1911-1979).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Howard Blumenthal (1928-1984) — also known as Albert H. Blumenthal — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 13, 1928. Liberal. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1963-76 (New York County 5th District 1963-65, 73rd District 1966, 67th District 1967-72, 69th District 1973-76); candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1973. Jewish. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; American Jewish Congress; American Bar Association; Americans for Democratic Action. In December, 1975, he was indicted on perjury charges over his testimony about a 1971 meeting where he was alleged to intercede on behalf of a nursing home operator; later, bribery charges were added; in April, 1976, all the charges were ruled to be without factual basis, and dismissed. Died, presumably from cancer, in the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 8, 1984 (age 55 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bennet M. Blumenthal and Matilda Blumenthal; married, May 18, 1958, to Joel Marie Winik.
  Calvin Robert McCullough (1902-1984) — also known as Calvin R. McCullough — of Holloway Terrace, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 29, 1902. Democrat. Contractor; bank director; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 10th District, 1949-50; member of Delaware state senate, 1955-80 (New Castle County 5th District 1955-64, 11th District 1965-72, 12th District 1973-80); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1968. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Died, from cancer, in Holloway Terrace, New Castle County, Del., October 8, 1984 (age 82 years, 9 days). Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Married to Charlotte Virginia Brown (1907-2000).
  Calvin R. McCullough Elementary School (now Calvin R. McCullough Middle School), in New Castle, Delaware, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James L. Maxwell (1926-1984) — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., May 12, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; florist; mayor of Tulsa, Okla., 1958-66; defeated, 1966, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; Sigma Chi. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., October 18, 1984 (age 58 years, 159 days). Interment at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Maxwell and Mary Pauline (O'Donnell) Maxwell.
  Milton Stover Eisenhower (1899-1985) — also known as Milton S. Eisenhower — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Abilene, Dickinson County, Kan., September 15, 1899. Republican. President of Kansas State University, 1943-50; Pennsylvania State University, 1950-56; and Johns Hopkins University, 1956-67 and 1971-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Died, of cancer, in Baltimore, Md., May 2, 1985 (age 85 years, 229 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ida Elizabeth (Stover) Eisenhower (1862-1946) and David Jacob Eisenhower (1863-1942); brother of Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969); married, October 12, 1927, to Helen Elsie Eakin (1904-1954).
  Political family: Eisenhower-Nixon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy, Jr. (c.1908-1985) — also known as Grayson M. P. Murphy, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., about 1908. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, Union League. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 13, 1985 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy (1878-1937) and Maud (Donaldson) Murphy; married, October 28, 1933, to Mary Eleanor Warren.
Mario J. Cariello Mario Joseph Cariello (1907-1985) — also known as Mario J. Cariello — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 23, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 1st District, 1936-41; resigned 1941; municipal judge in New York, 1941-62; borough president of Queens, New York, 1963-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1969-77. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Elks; Order of Ahepa; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 9, 1985 (age 78 years, 198 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Lee Pallante.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Charles Kimball Fletcher (1902-1985) — also known as Charles K. Fletcher — of Del Mar, San Diego County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., December 15, 1902. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from California 23rd District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956, 1964. Congregationalist. Founder in 1934 of Home Federal Savings & Loan. Died, of cancer, at Mercy Hospital, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., September 29, 1985 (age 82 years, 288 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of Ed Fletcher and Mary C. Fletcher.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James E. Murphy (d. 1985) — also known as Murph Murphy — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Democrat. Real estate agent; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964; Campbell County Sheriff; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1970. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Optimist Club. Died, of cancer, in St. Luke Hospital, Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., September 29, 1985. Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Ky.
  Joseph Patrick Addabbo (1925-1986) — also known as Joseph P. Addabbo — of New York. Born in Ozone Park, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 17, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1961-86 (5th District 1961-63, 7th District 1963-83, 6th District 1983-86); died in office 1986. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from cancer and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1986 (age 61 years, 24 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dominick Addabbo and Anna Addabbo; married to Grace Salamone; father of Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (1964-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William M. Tendy (c.1915-1986) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born about 1915. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1956; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1980. Catholic. Died, from cancer, in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1986 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Max J. Pincus (d. 1987) — of Michigan. Democrat. Member of Wayne State University board of governors, 1971-87; died in office 1987. Died, of cancer, 1987. Burial location unknown.
  Iorwith Wilbur Abel (1908-1987) — also known as I. W. Abel — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Magnolia, Stark County, Ohio, August 11, 1908. Democrat. President, United Steelworkers, 1965-77; vice-president, AFL-CIO; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Died, of cancer, in Malvern, Carroll County, Ohio, August 10, 1987 (age 78 years, 364 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wade Hampton McCree, Jr. (1920-1987) — also known as Wade H. McCree, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, July 3, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1954-61; appointed 1954; resigned 1961; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1961-66; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1966-77; resigned 1977; U.S. Solicitor General, 1977-81; law professor. Unitarian. African ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a heart attack and bone cancer in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 30, 1987 (age 67 years, 58 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Wade Hampton
  Relatives: Son of Wade Hampton McCree and Lulu (Harper) McCree; married, July 29, 1946, to Dores B. McCrary.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Edwin Dorn (1911-1987) — also known as Francis E. Dorn — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 18, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1941-42; defeated, 1937, 1938; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1953-61; defeated, 1948 (7th District), 1949 (7th District), 1950 (7th District), 1960 (12th District), 1962 (15th District); candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1961. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Eagles; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 17, 1987 (age 76 years, 152 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of J. J. Dorn and Adelaide (Leman) Dorn; married to Dorothy McGann.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Channing Emery Phillips (1928-1987) — also known as Channing E. Phillips — of Washington, D.C.; New York. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 23, 1928. Democrat. Minister; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1968. United Church of Christ. African ancestry. Died, from cancer, at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 11, 1987 (age 59 years, 233 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Merrill K. Riddick (1895-1988) — of Philipsburg, Granite County, Mont. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., March 7, 1895. Aviator; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Montana, 1960, 1968; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1972. Died, of cancer, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., March 9, 1988 (age 93 years, 2 days). Interment at Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Carlos Wood Riddick; married to Helen May Williams; nephew of Florence Riddick Boys (1873-1963).
  Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thomas G. Atkinson (1928-1988) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., March 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1973-75; defeated, 1979, 1987. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, on June 10, 1988 (age 60 years, 93 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Atkinson and Evelyn (Piron) Atkinson; married to Patricia Liebergen.
James V. Mangano James V. Mangano (c.1905-1988) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born about 1905. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1940, 1956, 1960, 1964; Kings County Sheriff, 1938-42; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1948. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 28, 1988 (age about 83 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Rose Mancaruso; father of Guy James Mangano (1930-).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Gordon Llewellyn Allott (1907-1989) — also known as Gordon Allott — of Lamar, Prowers County, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., January 2, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964 (delegation chair), 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1950-55; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1955-73; defeated, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Rotary; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Delta Sigma Pi. Died, of cancer, in Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 17, 1989 (age 82 years, 15 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard John Allott and Bertha Louise (Reese) Allott; married, May 15, 1934, to Welda O. Hall.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Albert Jason Lima (1907-1989) — also known as Albert J. Lima — of San Francisco, Calif.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Mendocino County, Calif., August 31, 1907. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1940, 1942; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Convicted in 1952 of conspiracy to overthrow the United States government; the verdict was overturned on appeal. Died, of cancer, in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., June 3, 1989 (age 81 years, 276 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Lima (1917-2005).
  Political family: Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Frederic Lincoln Chapin (1929-1989) — also known as Frederic L. Chapin — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J.; Washington, D.C. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., July 13, 1929. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Sao Paulo, 1972-78; U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, 1978-80; Guatemala, 1981-84. Died, of cancer, in the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., September 8, 1989 (age 60 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Selden Chapin and Mary Paul (Noyes) Chapin (1903-1984); married to Cornelia Clarke; great-grandnephew of Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); third great-grandson of Roger Griswold; fourth great-grandson of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); fourth great-grandnephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797); fifth great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin thrice removed of Edmund Gillett Chapin; first cousin five times removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of John William Allen and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin five times removed of Zina Hyde, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Zenas Ferry Moody and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900).
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Melba Till Allen (1933-1989) — also known as Melba Till — of Hope Hull, Montgomery County, Ala.; Grady, Montgomery County, Ala.; Marbury, Autauga County, Ala. Born in Friendship Community, Butler County, Ala., March 3, 1933. Democrat. Alabama state auditor, 1967-75; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1972; Alabama state treasurer, 1975-78; Convicted in 1978 of using her position as state treasurer to obtain bank loans to build a theme park, and for failing to disclose her personal finances; she denied any wrongdoing; sentenced to six years in jail, but spent most of her sentence working as a bookkeeper in a retirement home. Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Died, of cancer, in Baptist Medical Center, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., October 20, 1989 (age 56 years, 231 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Samuel Ben Till and Gertrude (Johnson) Till; married, December 24, 1950, to Marvin E. Allen.
  Dean Alfange (1899-1989) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey, December 2, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1941 (Democratic, 17th District), 1948 (Liberal, 24th District); American Labor candidate for Governor of New York, 1942. Greek ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Order of Ahepa; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Delta Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho. One of the founders of the Liberal Party of New York. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 24, 1989 (age 89 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Thalia Perry.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur John Holland (1918-1989) — also known as Arthur J. Holland — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., October 24, 1918. Democrat. Mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1959-66, 1970-89; died in office 1989; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1976, 1988. Died, from cancer, in St Francis Medical Center, Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., November 9, 1989 (age 71 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arnold Bauman (1914-1989) — of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 25, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1971-74; resigned 1974. Died, from cancer, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 21, 1989 (age 75 years, 119 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Bernice Rechtman.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Taylor Garrison Belcher (1920-1990) — also known as Taylor G. Belcher — of Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., July 1, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1950-54; U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, 1964-69; Peru, 1969-74. Died, of cancer, in Peekskill Community Hospital, Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., August 6, 1990 (age 70 years, 36 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Taylor Belcher and Miriam (Frazee) Belcher; married, October 22, 1942, to Edith Anthony.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lawrence Francis O'Brien (1917-1990) — also known as Lawrence F. O'Brien; Larry O'Brien — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., July 17, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Foster Furcolo, 1948-50; public relations business; U.S. Postmaster General, 1965-68; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1968-69, 1970-72; his office was the target of the Watergate burglary, 1972; commissioner, National Basketball Association, 1975-84. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; American Legion. Died, of cancer, in New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 1990 (age 73 years, 73 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lawrence F. O'Brien, Sr. and Myra (Sweeney) O'Brien; married, May 30, 1944, to Elva Lena Brassard.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Scott Milne Matheson (1929-1990) — also known as Scott M. Matheson — of Utah. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 8, 1929. Lawyer; Governor of Utah, 1977-85. Died of cancer, October 7, 1990 (age 61 years, 272 days). Interment at Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Milne Matheson (1900?-?) and Adele (Adams) Matheson; married, August 25, 1951, to Norma Louise Warenski; father of Scott Milne Matheson, Jr. and James David Matheson.
  Political family: Matheson family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  William French Smith (1917-1990) — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 26, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968 (delegation chair), 1972, 1976; Presidential Elector for California, 1968; U.S. Attorney General, 1981-85. Member, American Judicature Society. Died, of cancer, October 29, 1990 (age 73 years, 64 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Epitaph: "Beloved husband and father; Attorney General of the United States, 1981 - 1985"
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by William French Smith: Law and Justice in the Reagan Administration : The Memoirs of an Attorney General (1991)
  Nancy Jane Kulp (1921-1991) — also known as Nancy Kulp; "Slim" — of Pennsylvania. Born in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., August 28, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy WAVES during World War II; professional actress, best known for her role as "Jane Hathaway"in the 1962-71 television comedy series "The Beverly Hillbillies".; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1984. Female. Bisexual. Died, of cancer, in Palm Desert, Riverside County, Calif., February 3, 1991 (age 69 years, 159 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Mifflintown, Pa.
  Relatives: Married 1951 to Charles Dacus (divorced 1961).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Aris Tee Allen (1910-1991) — also known as Aris T. Allen — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 27, 1910. Republican. Physician; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1967-74, 1991; died in office 1991; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1972 (delegation chair); Maryland Republican state chair, 1977-79; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1978; member of Maryland state senate 30th District, 1979-81. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha; American Medical Association; American Legion; NAACP. Following a diagnosis of cancer, he died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in his parked rental car, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., February 5, 1991 (age 80 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Allen and Maryetta (Whitby) Allen; married 1947 to Faye E. Watson.
  Aris T. Allen Boulevard (Maryland Route 665), in Annapolis, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Silvio Ottavio Conte (1921-1991) — also known as Silvio O. Conte — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., November 9, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1951-58; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1959-91; died in office 1991; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1972, 1988. Catholic. Died, from complications of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 8, 1991 (age 69 years, 91 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Books about Silvio O. Conte: Peter E. Lynch, Silvio, Congressman for Everyone : A Biographical Portrait of Silvio O. Conte
  Richard Paul Gilbert (1924-1991) — also known as Richard P. Gilbert; Dick Gilbert — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 5, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Maryland state senate, 1954; Traffic Court Magistrate, 1956-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1971-90. Lutheran. Member, Sigma Delta Kappa. Died, of cancer, in Baltimore County, Md., March 11, 1991 (age 67 years, 34 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Thomas LeRoy Collins (1909-1991) — also known as LeRoy Collins — of Florida. Born in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 10, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1934-40; member of Florida state senate 8th District, 1940-54; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Florida, 1955-61; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died of cancer, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 12, 1991 (age 82 years, 2 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Leon County, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Marvin H. Collins and Mattie (Brandon) Collins; married, June 29, 1932, to Mary Call Darby (great-granddaughter of Richard Keith Call (1792-1862)).
  Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
  The LeRoy Collins state office building (built 1962), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Leroy Collins: Tom Wagy, Governor Leroy Collins of Florida : Spokesman of the New South — Martin A. Dyckman, Floridian of His Century: The Courage of Governor LeRoy Collins
  Bettye Fahrenkamp (1923-1991) — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Wilder, Fentress County, Tenn., September 6, 1923. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1972; member of Democratic National Committee from Alaska, 1972-79; staff member for U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel, 1975-78; member of Alaska state senate, 1979-91; died in office 1991. Female. Died, from bone cancer, August 12, 1991 (age 67 years, 340 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to G. B. 'Gib' Fahrenkamp.
  Julius Gayle Windsor, Jr. (1920-1991) — also known as J. Gayle Windsor, Jr. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., June 4, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1957-62, 1967-80. Baptist. English and German ancestry. Member, Lions; Theta Chi. Cast the only opposing vote in the legislature to Gov. Orval Faubus's plan to fight desegregation of the Little Rock schools in 1958. Died, of cancer, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., September 28, 1991 (age 71 years, 116 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Gayle Windsor, Sr. (1891-1949).
  Albert Lee Philpott (1919-1991) — also known as A. L. Philpott — Born in Philpott, Henry County, Va., July 29, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; Henry County Commonwealth Attorney, 1952-57; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1959-91; Speaker of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1980. Died, of cancer, in Philpott, Henry County, Va., September 28, 1991 (age 72 years, 61 days). Interment at Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Elkanah Philpott and Mary Gertrude (Prillaman) Philpott; married to Katherine Addison.
  Frank G. Binswanger (1902-1991) — of Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 12, 1902. Republican. Real estate broker; real estate developer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Died, from cancer, heart disease, and pneumonia, in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 1, 1991 (age 88 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
Carroll W. Parcher Carroll Wilmot Parcher (1903-1992) — also known as Carroll W. Parcher; "Mr. Glendale" — of Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 13, 1903. Republican. Newspaper editor-publisher, columnist; candidate in primary for California state assembly, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1956 (alternate); mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1977-78, 1979-81, 1984-85. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Sigma Delta Chi; Kiwanis. Died, of cancer, in Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1992 (age 88 years, 200 days). Interment at Grand View Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Wilmot Parcher (1866?-?) and Nannie (McBryde) Parcher; married, November 8, 1924, to Frances Morgan.
  Parcher Plaza, in the Glendale Civic Center, Glendale, California, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Glendale Public Library
  Merrill Robert Ebner (1902-1992) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Cando, Towner County, N.Dak., June 14, 1902. Banker; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1944-48. Died, of cancer, in Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, King County, Wash., December 12, 1992 (age 90 years, 181 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery, Pullman, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Kasper Ebner and Lydia Ebner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Clyde Trueheart (1918-1992) — also known as William C. Trueheart; Bill Trueheart — of Washington, D.C. Born in Chester, Chesterfield County, Va., December 18, 1918. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, 1969-71. Died, of cancer, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 24, 1992 (age 74 years, 6 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  William E. Cleator, Sr. (c.1928-1993) — also known as Bill Cleator — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born about 1928. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1983; defeated, 1983, 1986. Caused an uproar in February 1983, during a visit by Britain's Queen Elizabeth, when he briefly touched the queen's back as he said "This way, Your Majesty." A British tabloid story was headlined "GET YOUR HANDS OFF OUR QUEEN.". Died of cancer, in Point Loma, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., February 10, 1993 (age about 65 years). Interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  George Hughes Revercomb (1929-1993) — of District of Columbia. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., June 3, 1929. Lawyer; superior court judge in District of Columbia, 1970-85; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1985-93; died in office 1993. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of cancer, at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C., August 1, 1993 (age 64 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Chapman Revercomb and Sara Venable Hughes Revercomb (1927?-); grandson of George Anderson Revercomb.
  Political family: Revercomb family of Charleston, West Virginia.
  Meade Henry Esposito (1909-1993) — also known as Meade H. Esposito; Amadeo Henry Esposito — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 28, 1909. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; vice-president, Lafayette National Bank, 1965; insurance broker; leader of Kings County Democratic Party, 1969-83. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, NAACP. Indicted in 1987 on federal charges that he had given bribes to U.S. Rep. Mario Biaggi in in return for influence on federal contracts for a Brooklyn ship-repair company; convicted on September 22, 1987 of giving an illegal gratuity; fined $500,000; indicted in 1988 on bribery and tax charges, but the case was dismissed due to his age and poor health. Died, from renal failure caused by a heart attack, while suffering from lung cancer and bladder cancer, in North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 3, 1993 (age 83 years, 249 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Felicia Esposito; married to Anne De Cunzo.
  Henry Alfred Byroade (1913-1993) — also known as Henry A. Byroade — of Woodburn, Allen County, Ind. Born in Maumee Township, Allen County, Ind., July 24, 1913. General in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, 1955-56; South Africa, 1956-59; Afghanistan, 1959-62; Burma, 1963-68; Philippines, 1969-73; Pakistan, 1973-77. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, several months after cancer surgery, of cardiopulmonary arrest, at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 31, 1993 (age 80 years, 160 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Ivan Warner (1919-1994) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1919. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1958-60; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1961-65, 1967-68; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1970. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Lions. Died, of cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., 1994 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Vroman James Dorman (c.1909-1994) — also known as Vroman J. Dorman — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif.; Lemon Grove, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Parlier, Fresno County, Calif., about 1909. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944, 1952. Member, Lions. Died, of cancer, in Lemon Grove, San Diego County, Calif., January 14, 1994 (age about 85 years). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen (1916-1994) — also known as Harry Frelinghuysen — of Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 17, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960. Died, of cancer, in Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J., March 30, 1994 (age 78 years, 72 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen and Adaline (Havemeyer) Frelinghuysen (1884-1963); uncle of Rodney P. Frelinghuysen; grandnephew of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1848-1924); great-grandson of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; second great-grandnephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen; third great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804); second cousin of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second cousin once removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-); second cousin twice removed of Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen; twin brother of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr..
  Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lois Goldstein Forer (c.1913-1994) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., about 1913. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1971-87. Female. Died, of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 9, 1994 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Cornelius Patrick Callahan II (1915-1994) — also known as C. Patrick Callahan II — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., October 17, 1915. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Coronado, Calif., 1978-84. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Coronado, San Diego County, Calif., June 12, 1994 (age 78 years, 238 days). Interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Sarah Lovell Sarah Lovell (1922-1994) — also known as Sarah Rebecca Hellman; Sarah Zucker — of San Francisco, Calif.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 8, 1922. Socialist. Candidate for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1957; Socialist Workers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1960, 1964, 1968; Socialist Workers candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1961; Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1968. Female. Jewish ancestry. Member, International Typographical Union; National Organization for Women. Died, of cancer, in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., June 14, 1994 (age 72 years, 37 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Sol Hellman and Yetta (Yankowitz) Hellman; married to Frank Zucker; married 1949 to Frank Lovell (1913-1998).
  Image source: The Militant, January 6, 1958
  Vincent Lyons Broderick (1920-1995) — also known as Vincent L. Broderick — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 26, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1962; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1976-88; took senior status 1988. New York City Police Commissioner, 1965-66. Died, of cancer, at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice, Needham, Norfolk County, Mass., March 3, 1995 (age 74 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Broderick.
  See also federal judicial profile
  James Bryan McMillan (1916-1995) — also known as James B. McMillan — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C., December 19, 1916. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, 1968-89; took senior status 1989. Died, of cancer, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., March 4, 1995 (age 78 years, 75 days). Interment at Iona Presbyterian Church, McDonald, N.C.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William Manning Rountree (1917-1995) — also known as William M. Rountree — of Maryland; Florida. Born in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Ga., March 28, 1917. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, 1959-62; Sudan, 1962-65; South Africa, 1965-70; Brazil, 1970-73. Died, of cancer, in Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., March 11, 1995 (age 77 years, 348 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Manning Rountree (1877-1918) and Clyde (Branam) Rountree (1878-1970).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Harry Earl Bergold, Jr. (1931-1995) — also known as Harry E. Bergold, Jr. — of Florida; Vienna, Austria; Paris, France. Born in Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., November 11, 1931. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, 1980-83; Nicaragua, 1984-87. Information he disclosed to the press led to the discovery that Lt. Col. Oliver North had been funneling U.S. money to fighters who were trying to overthrow the Nicaraguan government. Died, of cancer, in Paris, France, May 16, 1995 (age 63 years, 186 days). Interment at Dearborn Memorial Park, Poway, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Earl Bergold and Juniata V. (Glosser) Bergold; married to Karlene G. Knieps.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Tang (1922-1995) — Born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 11, 1922. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1977-93; took senior status 1993. Chinese ancestry. Died, from cancer, in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., July 18, 1995 (age 73 years, 188 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Edward Thompson (c.1913-1995) — of New York. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., about 1913. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1964-77. Died of cancer, in Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 5, 1995 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Loree Collins (1927-1995) — also known as Rip Collins — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Born November 10, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1964-65; defeated, 1965; chair of Union County Republican Party, 1966-68. Died, of cancer, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1995 (age 68 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Sherley Lohrke.
  Cross-reference: Nicholas St. John La Corte
  William Jennings Dyess (1929-1996) — also known as Billy Dyess — of Alabama. Born in Troy, Pike County, Ala., August 1, 1929. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Netherlands, 1981-83. Died, of cancer, in Washington, D.C., January 6, 1996 (age 66 years, 158 days). Interment at Green Hills Cemetery, Troy, Ala.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Clare Berryhill (c.1926-1996) — of California. Born about 1926. Member of California state assembly, 1969-70; member of California state senate, 1972-76; California director of Food and Agriculture, 1983-87. Died of cancer, in Ceres, Stanislaus County, Calif., March 18, 1996 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Leslie T. Young (1930-1996) — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Born May 26, 1930. Stockbroker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1984-96; died in office 1996. Died of cancer, March 21, 1996 (age 65 years, 300 days). Burial location unknown.
  Carl Burton Stokes (1927-1996) — also known as Carl B. Stokes — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1927. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1962; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1968-71; defeated, 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; municipal judge in Ohio, 1983-94; U.S. Ambassador to Seychelles, 1994-95. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Died of cancer, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 3, 1996 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Louis Stokes (1925-2015).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books about Carl B. Stokes: Leonard N. Moore, Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power
Abbot Low Moffat Abbot Low Moffat (1901-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 12, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1929-43; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Died, of cancer, at a retirement home in Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J., April 17, 1996 (age 94 years, 341 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of R. Burnham Moffat (1861-1916) and Ellen Low (Pierrepont) Moffat (1872-1960); brother of Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1896-1943) and Elizabeth Moffat (who married John Campbell White); married, July 2, 1926, to Marion Adams; nephew of Seth Low Pierrepont; uncle of Margaret Rutherfurd White (who married William Tapley Bennett, Jr. (1917-1994)) and Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1932-); great-grandnephew of Seth Low.
  Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Herbert Brownell, Jr. Herbert Brownell, Jr. (1904-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peru, Nemaha County, Neb., February 20, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1944, 1948; campaign manager, Thomas E. Dewey for Governor of New York and President; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1944-46; U.S. Attorney General, 1953-57. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Sigma Delta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Died of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 1, 1996 (age 92 years, 71 days). Interment at Hilltop Cemetery, Mendham, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Brownell (1868-1936) and Mary A. (Miller) Brownell (1868-1959); married, June 16, 1934, to Doris A. McCarter (1904-1979); married 1987 to Marion Taylor.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Herbert Brownell: Advising Ike : The Memoirs of Attorney General Herbert Brownell (1993)
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Lydia Baird Muncy (1902-1996) — also known as Lydia B. Muncy; Lydia Low Baird — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Monument, El Paso County, Colo.; Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Marine City, St. Clair County, Mich., February 10, 1902. Socialist. School teacher; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964; Socialist Labor candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1968. Female. Scottish, English, and German ancestry. Died, of malignant lymphoma, in Glacier Hills nursing home, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 1, 1996 (age 94 years, 81 days). Her body was donated to the University of Michigan Medical School. Cremated; ashes interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, St. Clair, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Baird (1840-1914) and Grace Elizabeth (Low) Baird (1865-1948); half-sister of Henry Robert Baird (1876-1936); married, October 22, 1935, to Ralph Waldo Muncy.
  Political family: Muncy-Baird-Ackley family of St. Clair, Michigan (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph E. Gardner (c.1946-1996) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born about 1946. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1995. Died of cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 16, 1996 (age about 50 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thomas F. X. Smith (1928-1996) — also known as Tommie Smith; "The Mouth that Roared" — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 5, 1928. Democrat. Mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1977-81; defeated, 1989; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1981. Catholic. Professional basketball player for the New York Knicks in 1951. Died of cancer, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., May 31, 1996 (age 67 years, 331 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  T. F. Gilroy Daly (1931-1996) — of Connecticut. Born in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., February 25, 1931. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1970; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1977-96; died in office 1996. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died of melanoma, July 11, 1996 (age 65 years, 137 days). Burial location unknown.
  Loret Miller Ruppe (1936-1996) — also known as Loret Ruppe; Loret Miller — of Houghton, Houghton County, Mich.; Maryland. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., January 3, 1936. Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980; director, Peace Corps, 1981-89; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 1989-93. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters. Died, of ovarian cancer, August 7, 1996 (age 60 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frederick Charles Miller and Adele (Kaualey) Miller; married 1957 to Philip Edward Ruppe (1926-); great-granddaughter of Frederick Miller (1824-1888; founded Miller Brewing Company in 1855).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Wills Tuthill (1910-1996) — of Illinois. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., November 10, 1910. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Ottawa, as of 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1966-69. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., September 9, 1996 (age 85 years, 304 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Leo Isacson (1910-1996) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Eastchester, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 20, 1910. Member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 13th District, 1945-46; defeated (American Labor), 1946; American Labor candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1945, 1949; U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1948-49; defeated (American Labor), 1948; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1949. Jewish. Member, Alpha Epsilon Pi. Died of cancer in a hospital at Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., September 21, 1996 (age 86 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hyman Isacson and Laura (Nager) Isacson; married, February 17, 1937, to Rose Roxon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  James Franklin Battin (1925-1996) — of Montana. Born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., February 13, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1959-60; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1961-69; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1969-90; took senior status 1990. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Delta Theta Phi; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., September 27, 1996 (age 71 years, 227 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of William Russell Battin and Hannah (McBroom) Battin; married, August 9, 1947, to Barbara F. Choate.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  Peter Joseph Brennan (1918-1996) — Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 1918. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1973-75. Died of lymphatic cancer in Massapequa, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., October 2, 1996 (age 78 years, 131 days). Interment at St. Charles Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Josephine Brickley (1919-1987).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee Alexander (1927-1996) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., May 18, 1927. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1962; mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1970-85; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980; member, Arrangements Committee, 1984. Was indicted in July 1987 over a $1.5 million kickback scandal, and pleaded guilty in January 1988 to racketeering and tax evasion charges; served six years in prison. Died, of cancer, in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., December 25, 1996 (age 69 years, 221 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Alexander and Rita (Rouatcos) Alexander; married 1957 to Elizabeth Strates.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Peter Zack Geer, Jr. (1928-1997) — of Georgia. Born in Colquitt, Miller County, Ga., August 24, 1928. Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1963-67. Died of cancer, January 5, 1997 (age 68 years, 134 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Colquitt, Ga.
  Paul Efthemios Tsongas (1941-1997) — also known as Paul E. Tsongas — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 14, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1975-79; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1979-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1992. Greek ancestry. Died of liver damage caused by cancer treatment, and pneumonia, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 18, 1997 (age 55 years, 339 days). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Nicola S. Tsongas; twin brother of Thaleia Tsongas Schlesinger (1941-).
  Political family: Tsongas family of Lowell, Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter L. Kennedy (c.1921-1997) — also known as Peanut Kennedy — of Chelsea, Orange County, Vt. Born about 1921. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1960-74; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1971-74; candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1974; Vermont Republican state chair, 1975-76. Died of cancer, January 22, 1997 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Roscoe Kintner (1915-1997) — also known as William R. Kintner — of Pennsylvania. Born in 1915. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1973-75. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Co-founder, with Robert Strausz-Hupé, of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. Died of cancer, February 1, 1997 (age about 81 years). Interment somewhere in Bryn Athyn, Pa.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Oscar William Adams, Jr. (1925-1997) — also known as Oscar W. Adams — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., February 7, 1925. Lawyer; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1980-93. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, National Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Omega Psi Phi; NAACP. First African-American ever elected to statewide office in Alabama. Died of an infection related to cancer, in Baptist Medical Center-Montclair, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., February 15, 1997 (age 72 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Stanley Fink (1936-1997) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 6, 1936. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly 39th District, 1969-86; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1979-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Died of heart failure and cancer, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 4, 1997 (age 61 years, 26 days). Interment at Mt. Ararat Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Richard H. Lewis (c.1938-1997) — of Benton, Marshall County, Ky. Born about 1938. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1970-75, 1988-95; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Died of cancer, March 11, 1997 (age about 59 years). Interment at Benton City Cemetery, Benton, Ky.
  James Joseph McConn (1928-1997) — also known as Jim McConn — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., March 15, 1928. Republican. Mayor of Houston, Tex., 1978-81; defeated, 1981. Died, from cancer, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., March 14, 1997 (age 68 years, 364 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1947 to Marjorie Gougenheim.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles Robert Richey (1923-1997) — of District of Columbia. Born in Middleburg, Logan County, Ohio, October 16, 1923. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1971-97; died in office 1997. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in the Washington Home Hospice, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1997 (age 73 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  Peter Tali Coleman (1919-1997) — of Pago Pago, American Samoa. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, December 8, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; American Samoa territory attorney general, 1955-56; Governor of American Samoa, 1956-61, 1978-85, 1989-93; Honorary Consul for Nauru in Pago Pago, American Samoa, 1985. Catholic. Samoan ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, April 28, 1997 (age 77 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Nora Stewart; father of Amata Coleman Radewagen (1947-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Vernal G. Riffe, Jr. (1925-1997) — also known as Vern Riffe, Jr. — of New Boston, Scioto County, Ohio. Born June 26, 1925. Democrat. Mayor of New Boston, Ohio, 1949; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1959-95; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1975-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Died of cancer, July 31, 1997 (age 72 years, 35 days). Interment at Memorial Burial Park, Wheelersburg, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Vernal Riffe, Jr.: Whatever's Fair: The Political Autobiography of Ohio House Speaker Vern Riffe
  Harriet R. Taylor (c.1932-1997) — of District of Columbia. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., about 1932. Superior court judge in District of Columbia, 1979-97. Female. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died of cancer, August 18, 1997 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jean Westwood (1923-1997) — also known as Jean Miles — of West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah; Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Price, Carbon County, Utah, November 22, 1923. Democrat. Mink raiser; writer; staff member for U.S. Rep. David S. King, 1965-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1972; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1996. Female. Died, of pituitary cancer, in American Fork Hospital, American Fork, Utah County, Utah, August 18, 1997 (age 73 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Francis Marion Miles and Nettie (Potter) Miles; married 1941 to Richard E. Westwood.
  See also Wikipedia article
  J. Louis Watkins, Jr. (c.1929-1997) — of Louisiana. Born about 1929. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1972; Judge, Louisiana Circuit Court of Appeals, 1979-97; died in office 1997. Died, of cancer, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La., August 29, 1997 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  George William Crockett, Jr. (1909-1997) — also known as George W. Crockett, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., August 10, 1909. Democrat. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1966-78; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1980-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984, 1988; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; National Lawyers Guild. Served four months in federal prison for contempt of court in 1950, following his defense of a Communist leader on trial in New York for advocating the overthrow of the government. Among the founders of the nation's first interracial law firm. Ill with bone cancer in 1997, he suffered a stroke and died five days later, in Washington Home and Hospice, Washington, D.C., September 7, 1997 (age 88 years, 28 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of George W. Crockett III (1926?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Joel McFee Pritchard (1925-1997) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Washington, 1925. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1956; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1959-67; member of Washington state senate, 1967-71; U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1973-85; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1987. Died, of lymphoma, in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., October 9, 1997 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Basil W. Brown Basil W. Brown (1927-1997) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Vandalia, Cass County, Mich., March 20, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate, 1957-88 (3rd District 1957-64, 6th District 1965-74, 3rd District 1975-82, 2nd District 1983-88); resigned 1988; in 1985, a prostitute working for the police went to visit him several times, and exchanged sex for marijuana and cocaine; arrested November 8, 1985; pleaded guilty in 1987 and resigned from the Senate; sentenced to six months in jail, fines, and probation; his law license was also suspended; the state supreme court threw out the conviction in 1991. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; NAACP. Injured in a fire at his home, while also suffering cancer, and died two weeks later, in Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 28, 1997 (age 70 years, 222 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 8, 1950, to Ermajeanne Seeger.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Alex Giuliani (c.1927-1997) — of Hayward, Alameda County, Calif. Born about 1927. Police officer; mayor of Hayward, Calif., 1982-90. Died, of cancer of the aorta and spine, at Majestic Pines Convalescent Hospital, Hayward, Alameda County, Calif., December 5, 1997 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Wayne Winpisinger (1924-1997) — also known as William W. Winpisinger; "Wimpy" — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md.; Columbia, Howard County, Md. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 10, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mechanic; president, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, 1977-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Member, International Association of Machinists; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of cancer, in the Howard County Memorial Hospital, Columbia, Howard County, Md., December 11, 1997 (age 73 years, 1 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Winpisinger and Edith (Knodel) Winpisinger; married, July 16, 1946, to Pearl Foster.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edna Flannery Kelly (1906-1997) — also known as Edna F. Kelly; Edna Patricia Flannery — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in East Hampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 20, 1906. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1948; U.S. Representative from New York, 1949-69 (10th District 1949-63, 12th District 1963-69); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956 (alternate), 1968; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1956-68. Female. Died of cancer and a series of strokes, in Alexandria, Va., December 14, 1997 (age 91 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Patrick Joseph Flannery and Mary Ellen (McCarthy) Flannery; married to Edward Leo Kelly (died 1942).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Richard W. O'Dea (1916-1998) — also known as Dick O'Dea — of Willernie, Washington County, Minn.; Mahtomedi, Washington County, Minn. Born July 7, 1916. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1953-72 (District 43 1953-62, District 50 1963-66, District 8 1967-72). Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died, from cancer, January 10, 1998 (age 81 years, 187 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Penny Lee Severns (1952-1998) — also known as Penny L. Severns — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born in Decatur, Macon County, Ill., January 21, 1952. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972 (alternate), 1996; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 21st District, 1980; member of Illinois state senate, 1987-98; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1994. Female. Died of cancer, in Decatur, Macon County, Ill., February 21, 1998 (age 46 years, 31 days). Cremated.
  Steven Harvey Schiff (1947-1998) — also known as Steven Schiff — of New Mexico. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 18, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Mexico 1st District, 1989-98; died in office 1998. Died, of squamous-cell skin cancer, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., March 25, 1998 (age 51 years, 7 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Dorothy Irene Hokr (1923-1998) — also known as Dorothy I. Hokr; Dorothy Irene Freer — of New Hope, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., June 22, 1923. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1981-84 (District 44-B 1981-82, District 46-A 1983-84). Female. Catholic. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Lady Lake, Lake County, Fla., March 26, 1998 (age 74 years, 277 days). Interment at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Leroy W. Hokr (1921-2008).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Byron Lee Cate, Sr. (c.1942-1998) — of Oklahoma. Born about 1942. Member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1966-73; member of Oklahoma state senate, 1973-86. Died of cancer, April 10, 1998 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  James Terry Sanford (1917-1998) — also known as Terry Sanford — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C.; Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Laurinburg, Scotland County, N.C., August 20, 1917. Democrat. FBI agent; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1953-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956, 1964; Governor of North Carolina, 1961-65; president of Duke University, 1969-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972, 1976; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1986-93; defeated, 1992. Methodist. Died, of cancer, in Durham, Durham County, N.C., April 18, 1998 (age 80 years, 241 days). Entombed at Duke University Chapel, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Married, July 4, 1942, to Margaret Rose Knight (1918-2006).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Terry Sanford: Marion A. Ellis et al, Terry Sanford : Politics, Progress, and Outrageous Ambitions
  Marjorie Lansing (1916-1998) — also known as Marjorie Tillis — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born April 2, 1916. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1976; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1972; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1974. Female. Died, of cancer, at a hospital in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 1, 1998 (age 82 years, 29 days). Interment at Geneva Cemetery, Geneva, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Willis Warren (1925-1998) — also known as Robert W. Warren — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Raton, Colfax County, N.M., August 30, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Brown County District Attorney, 1961-64; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1965-68; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1969-74; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972 (delegation chair); U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1974-91. Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Purple Heart. Died, of cancer, at Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 20, 1998 (age 72 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George R. Warren and Clara (Joliffe) Warren; married, August 23, 1947, to Laverne D. Voagen.
  Cross-reference: Thomas M. Barrett
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  George F. Roskie (1912-1998) — of Montana. Born in Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak., August 28, 1912. Member of Montana state senate, 1975-80. Died of cancer, in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., November 24, 1998 (age 86 years, 88 days). Cremated.
  Thomas W. Klein (1914-1998) — also known as Tommy Klein; "Perennial Klein" — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born January 26, 1914. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1974, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1996; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1975, 1995; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1976; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1978, 1982, 1988, 1992, 1994; candidate in primary for Kentucky commissioner of agriculture, 1979; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1983, 1987, 1991; candidate for mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1993. Died of cancer, December 1, 1998 (age 84 years, 309 days). His body was donated to science.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Dorothy B. Haskell Bradley (c.1914-1998) — also known as Dorothy B. Bradley; Dorothy Haskell — of California. Born in Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif., about 1914. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1976 (alternate), 1980. Female. Died, of complications from cancer and strokes, in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., December 13, 1998 (age about 84 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, Calif.
  Annette Strauss (c.1924-1998) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., about 1924. Democrat. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1987-91. Female. Died, of cancer, in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., December 14, 1998 (age about 74 years). Interment at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Anne Hanlon Charles (c.1941-1999) — of California. Born about 1941. Candidate for California state assembly, 1980. Female. Died, of cancer, in Marin General Hospital, Marin County, Calif., 1999 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jeffery Cohelan (1914-1999) — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., June 24, 1914. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Local 302, Milk Drivers and Dairy Employees union, 1942-58; U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1959-71; defeated in primary, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Moose; Eagles; Teamsters Union; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of Parkinson's disease and cancer, in Washington, D.C., February 15, 1999 (age 84 years, 236 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Dorothy Ann DiGirolamo Cody (1935-1999) — of Montana. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 22, 1935. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1983-91. Female. Died, of cancer, in Wolf Point, Roosevelt County, Mont., May 27, 1999 (age 63 years, 186 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wolf Point, Mont.
  Robert Gerhard Neumann (1916-1999) — also known as Robert G. Neumann — of California. Born in Vienna, Austria, January 2, 1916. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; university professor; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1966-73; Morocco, 1973-76; Saudi Arabia, 1981. Died of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 18, 1999 (age 83 years, 167 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Father of Ronald E. Neumann (1944-).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Ocasek (1925-1999) — of Northfield, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 2, 1925. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives, 1946; member of Ohio state senate, 1959-87; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1962, 1968, 1986 (primary); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964, 1972; member of Ohio state board of education, 1993-98. Died, of cancer, at Hospice Care Center, Copley Township, Summit County, Ohio, June 25, 1999 (age 73 years, 235 days). Interment at Northfield Macedonia Cemetery, Northfield, Ohio.
  Lillian A. Hart (c.1934-1999) — of Falmouth, Pendleton County, Ky. Born about 1934. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1992. Female. Member, Habitat for Humanity. State executive director of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, 1981-89. Died, of cancer, in Falmouth, Pendleton County, Ky., July 2, 1999 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Robert Homer Mollohan (1909-1999) — also known as Bob Mollohan — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Grantsville, Calhoun County, W.Va., September 18, 1909. Democrat. U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1953-57, 1969-83; defeated, 1958; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960, 1972. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., August 3, 1999 (age 89 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert P. Mollohan and Edith (Witt) Mollohan; married, April 28, 1931, to Helen M. Holt; father of Alan Bowlby Mollohan (1943-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Daniel Grove (1923-1999) — of Colorado. Born in Millport, Lamar County, Ala., December 14, 1923. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1960. Sponsored legislation to create Colorado's prison work release program. Served ten years on Colorado's State Adult Parole Board before being fired in 1984 over allegations of sexual harassment; later reinstated; the sexual harassment allegations were never substantiated. Died of bone cancer, in Denver, Colo., September 13, 1999 (age 75 years, 273 days). Interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Mary M. (Young) Grove (1890-1989) and Elbert Vernon Grove (1891-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wendell Arthur Garrity, Jr. (1920-1999) — also known as W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. — of Massachusetts. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., June 20, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1961-66; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1966-85. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Ordered the desegregation of Boston schools in 1974. Died, of cancer, in Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass., September 16, 1999 (age 79 years, 88 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley, Mass.
  Fred B. Roti (1920-1999) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 18, 1920. Member of Illinois state senate, 1951-56. Convicted of extortion and racketeering, 1993; served four years in federal prison. Died, of cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 20, 1999 (age 78 years, 276 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Timothy Coleman Barnhart (1956-1999) — also known as Timothy Barnhart; Tim Barnhart — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, October 31, 1956. Democrat. Chair of Ross County Democratic Party, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1988, 1992; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1996. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, September 27, 1999 (age 42 years, 331 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ed Gochenour (c.1953-1999) — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born about 1953. Member of Georgia state senate, 1980. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Macon, Bibb County, Ga., November 7, 1999 (age about 46 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Pat McMullen (c.1945-1999) — of Washington. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., about 1945. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1983-87; member of Washington state senate, 1987-92. Died of cancer, in Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, Wash., November 12, 1999 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr. (1920-2000) — also known as Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr.; Bud Zumwalt — of Virginia. Born in Tulare, Tulare County, Calif., November 29, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; Chief of U.S. naval operations in 1970-74; candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1976. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1998. Died, following two cancer surgeries, at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, Durham County, N.C., January 2, 2000 (age 79 years, 34 days). Interment at Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Grandnephew of Louise A. Zumwalt (1870-1946).
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Chrystal (c.1926-2000) — of Iowa. Born about 1926. Democrat. Farmer; banker; candidate in primary for Governor of Iowa, 1990. Agricultural advisor for the Soviet Union. Died of cancer, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, January 19, 2000 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lido M. Bucci (1940-2000) — of Michigan. Born September 11, 1940. Circuit judge in Michigan, 1992-2000. Died of cancer, January 20, 2000 (age 59 years, 131 days). Burial location unknown.
  D. Brook Bartlett (1937-2000) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 22, 1937. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri, 1981-2000; died in office 2000. Died of multiple myeloma, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., January 21, 2000 (age 62 years, 333 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Patrick L. Ryan (1928-2000) — of Montana. Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., May 15, 1928. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1977-79; member of Montana state senate, 1979-82. Died, of cancer, in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., January 24, 2000 (age 71 years, 254 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Andronic Pappas (d. 2000) — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Talk show host; mayor of Altoona, Pa., 1971. Died of cancer, February 11, 2000. Burial location unknown.
  Elaine Gordon (1931-2000) — of Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in New York, 1931. Democrat. Legislative assistant to State Rep. George Firestone, 1968; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1973-94. Female. Inducted into Florida Women's Hall of Fame, 1982. Died, of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., February 25, 2000 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harold M. Mulvey (1914-2000) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 5, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; Connecticut state attorney general, 1963-67; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1968-84. Member, American Bar Association. Presided over the trial of Black Panther leader Bobby Seale. Died, of cancer, at Whitney Center Convalescent Home, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., February 27, 2000 (age 85 years, 84 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, Conn.
  Byron M. Tunnell (c.1926-2000) — of Texas. Born about 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1956-64; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1963-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964; Texas railroad commissioner, 1965-73. Died, of cancer, in Tyler, Smith County, Tex., March 7, 2000 (age about 74 years). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Raymond L. Marsh (1926-2000) — of California. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., September 6, 1926. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for California state assembly, 1966; municipal judge in California, 1975-78; superior court judge in California, 1978-96. Died, of cancer, at Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., March 9, 2000 (age 73 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Kenneth Boyle (1937-2000) — of Chatham, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 27, 1937. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 49th District, 1971-76; University of Illinois trustee, 1991-94. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 11, 2000 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment at Virden Cemetery, Virden, Ill.
  Richard L. Livingston (1940-2000) — also known as Dick Livingston — of Pulaski, Scott County, Miss. Born March 22, 1940. Real estate broker; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1972-2000; died in office 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Farm Bureau; Lions. Died, of cancer, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., March 28, 2000 (age 60 years, 6 days). Interment at Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery, Near Morton, Scott County, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Elwin B. Livingston (1913?-1980).
  Jeanie R. Austin (1933-2000) — also known as Jeanie Reed; Jeanie Teague — of Florida. Born in Jamestown, Independence County, Ark., November 23, 1933. Republican. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1992. Female. Died, from bone cancer, in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., April 22, 2000 (age 66 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Millard Teague (divorced); married 1964 to Jim Austin (died 1996).
  Earl O'Neal (1928-2000) — also known as Coach O'Neal — of Conyers, Rockdale County, Ga. Born in Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga., July 20, 1928. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives 75th District, 1993-2000; died in office 2000. Died, of cancer, in Rockdale Hospital, Conyers, Rockdale County, Ga., June 13, 2000 (age 71 years, 329 days). Interment at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, Conyers, Ga.
  Joe J. Fisher (1910-2000) — of Texas. Born in Bland Lake, San Augustine County, Tex., April 16, 1910. Lawyer; district judge in Texas, 1957-59; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, 1959-84. Died, of cancer, in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., June 19, 2000 (age 90 years, 64 days). Interment at Liberty Hill Cemetery, Near Bland Lake, San Augustine County, Tex.
  Pat Thomas (1933-2000) — of Florida. Born in Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla., November 21, 1933. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; Florida Democratic state chair, 1966-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968; candidate for nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Florida, 1970; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1973-74; member of Florida state senate, 1975-2000. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of multiple myeloma, in Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla., June 21, 2000 (age 66 years, 213 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Quincy, Fla.
  Dorothy Legrand (d. 2000) — of Minnesota. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1994. Female. African ancestry. Died, of cancer, August, 2000. Burial location unknown.
  Raymond Joseph Broderick (1914-2000) — also known as Raymond J. Broderick — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 29, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1967; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1967-71; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1970; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1971-84; took senior status 1984. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Died, of cancer, in Gladwyne, Montgomery County, Pa., August 6, 2000 (age 86 years, 69 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Patti Knox (c.1925-2000) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1925. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1988; vice-chair of Michigan Democratic Party, 1969. Female. Died, of cancer, August 22, 2000 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Koln Gunn McKay (1925-2000) — also known as K. Gunn McKay — of Utah. Born in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, February 23, 1925. Democrat. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1963-67; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1971-81; defeated, 1980, 1986, 1988. Mormon. Died, of cancer, in Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, October 6, 2000 (age 75 years, 226 days). Interment at Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  John Thomas Connor (1914-2000) — also known as John T. Connor; Jack Connor — Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 3, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1965-67. Catholic. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Kappa Psi. President and CEO of the Merck pharmaceutical company from 1955; chairman and CEO of Allied Chemical, 1967-79. Died, of cancer, at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 6, 2000 (age 85 years, 338 days). Interment at Mosswood Cemetery, Cotuit, Barnstable, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Mary O'Boyle.
  Epitaph: "Semper Fidelis"
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lester Ellis Anderson (1921-2000) — also known as Les Anderson — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore.; Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 5, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Eugene, Ore., 1969-77. Member, Rotary. Died, of cancer, in Eugene, Lane County, Ore., October 8, 2000 (age 78 years, 308 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Epitaph: "Look to the mountains for strength."
  Leona A. Kelley (1919-2000) — of Peace Dale, South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., 1919. Republican. School teacher; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives 49th District, 1985-2000; died in office 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000 (alternate). Female. Died, of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, in South County Hospital, South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., November 7, 2000 (age about 81 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Wakefield, South Kingstown, R.I.
  Hosea Lorenzo Williams (1926-2000) — also known as Hosea Williams — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Attapulgus, Decatur County, Ga., January 5, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; walked with a cane due to wartime injury; ordained minister; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1972; member of Georgia state house of representatives 54th District, 1975-85; candidate for mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1989. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Phi Beta Sigma; Elks; Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion. Civil rights leader; active in sit-ins and protest marches in Savannah and elsewhere; arrested at least 135 times. As Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "field general" in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, led the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march which helped galvanize support for Black voting rights. In 1968, he was present at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., when King was assassinated. Convicted in 1981 of leaving the scene of an accident, and jailed for six months. Died, of cancer, at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., November 16, 2000 (age 74 years, 316 days). Entombed at Lincoln Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Juanita Elizabeth Terry Williams (1925-2000).
  Personal motto: "Unbought and unbossed."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lenore Carrero Nesbitt (1932-2001) — of Florida. Born in 1932. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1983. Female. Inducted into Florida Women's Hall of Fame, 2001. Died, of cancer, 2001 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Leland H. Rayson (1921-2001) — of Tinley Park, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oak Park, Cook County, Ill., August 23, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1965-77 (at-large 1965-67, 9th District 1967-77). Methodist. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, of metastatic melanoma, in Stuart, Martin County, Fla., January 8, 2001 (age 79 years, 138 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of John C. Rayson (1949-).
  William Ewing Duffield (1922-2001) — also known as William E. Duffield — of Pennsylvania. Born in Cherry Tree, Indiana County, Pa., January 7, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 32nd District, 1971-78. Presbyterian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Disbarred in 1975 for mishandling cases and client funds; reinstated to the bar in 1978. Convicted in 1980 on 11 federal counts of mail fraud and one count of perjury; served six months in federal prison. Disbarred again in 1994 for mishandling a murder case. Died, of cancer and strokes, in Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., January 14, 2001 (age 79 years, 7 days). Interment at Sylvan Heights Cemetery, Oliver, Pa.
  Santiago E. Campos (1926-2001) — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Santa Rosa, Guadalupe County, N.M., December 25, 1926. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; district judge in New Mexico, 1971-78; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1978-92; took senior status 1992. Hispanic ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., January 20, 2001 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Steve Vossmeyer (1944-2001) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 14, 1944. Democrat. Lawyer; legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Thomas F. Eagleton, 1969-72; member of Missouri state house of representatives 86th District, 1973-82. Died, of cancer, in St. Louis, Mo., March 9, 2001 (age 56 years, 360 days). Burial location unknown.
  Raymond R. Guest (1939-2001) — also known as Andy Guest — of Front Royal, Warren County, Va. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 29, 1939. Republican. Farmer; banker; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1973-99. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Rotary; Izaak Walton League; Ruritan. Died, of cancer, in Front Royal, Warren County, Va., April 2, 2001 (age 61 years, 185 days). Interment at Old Chapel Cemetery, Millwood, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Raymond Richard Guest and Elizabeth Polk Guest (1910-1990); nephew of Winston Frederick Churchill Guest; grandson of Frank Lyon Polk; fifth great-grandson of Philemon Hawkins; first cousin four times removed of William Dallas Polk Haywood; second cousin twice removed of Rufus King Polk; second cousin four times removed of James Knox Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin twice removed of Paul Fletcher Faison; third cousin thrice removed of Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk.
  Political families: Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Raymond R. 'Andy' Guest Jr. Shenandoah River State Park, in Warren County, Virginia, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001) — also known as L. Richardson Preyer — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., January 11, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1956; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1961-63; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1969-81. Presbyterian. Member, Common Cause. Died, of cancer, in Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., April 3, 2001 (age 82 years, 82 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Grandson of Lunsford Richardson (inventor of Vick's VapoRub and Vick's Cough Drops).
  The L. Richardson Preyer Federal Building (built 1933, renamed for Preyer 1988), in Greensboro, North Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stephen Cornelius O'Connell (1916-2001) — also known as Stephen C. O'Connell — of Florida. Born in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., January 22, 1916. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1955-67; appointed 1955; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1966-67; first Catholic to win a statewide election in Florida, 1956; president, University of Florida, 1967-73. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., April 13, 2001 (age 85 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  The O'Connell Center sports arena, at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, is named for him.
  John Ferraro (1924-2001) — also known as "Big John" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Cudahy, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 14, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1985. Italian ancestry. Football player for University of Southern California; played in three Rose Bowls; all-American in 1944 and 1947; named to the National Football Hall of Fame. He was the longest-serving city council member in Los Angeles history: 1966 to 2001. Died, of spleen cancer, in St. John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 17, 2001 (age 76 years, 338 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of E. George Luckey (1890?-1977).
  Robert James Huber (1922-2001) — also known as Robert J. Huber — of Troy, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 29, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; president, Michigan Chrome and Chemical Inc.; mayor of Troy, Mich., 1959-64; member of Michigan state senate 16th District, 1965-70; defeated in primary, 1962; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1988; U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1973-75; defeated, 1974. Catholic. Member, Rotary; Elks; American Legion; Catholic War Veterans. Died, of cancer, in Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich., April 23, 2001 (age 78 years, 237 days). Interment at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Hope, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robinson McIlvaine (1913-2001) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Downingtown, Chester County, Pa., 1913. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Dahomey, 1961-64; Guinea, 1966-69; Kenya, 1969. One of the organizers of the Eisenhower for President campaign in 1952. Died, of melanoma, in Washington, D.C., June 24, 2001 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Sheldon Whitehouse (1921-2001) — also known as Charles S. Whitehouse — of Virginia. Born in Paris, France of American parents, November 5, 1921. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Laos, 1973-75; Thailand, 1975-78. Successfully opposed the Disney company's proposal to build a history theme park in Prince William County, Va. Died, of cancer, in Marshall, Fauquier County, Va., June 25, 2001 (age 79 years, 232 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sheldon Whitehouse (1883-1965) and Mary (Alexander) Whitehouse; married to Molly Rand and Janet Ketchum Grayson; father of Sheldon Whitehouse (1955-); grandson of Charles Beatty Alexander (1849-1927); great-grandson of Charles Crocker.
  Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Crocker-Whitehouse family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James H. DeAtley (c.1952-2001) — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Washington, D.C., about 1952. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas, 1993-96; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 1997-98. Died, of cancer, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., July 21, 2001 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Roger B. Andewelt (1946-2001) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 4, 1946. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1987-2001; died in office 2001. Died, of cancer, in Washington, D.C., August 7, 2001 (age 55 years, 3 days). Burial location unknown.
  Maureen Elizabeth Reagan (1941-2001) — also known as Maureen Reagan; "Radiant" — of California. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 4, 1941. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1982; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California 36th District, 1992. Female. Catholic. Died, of malignant melanoma, in Granite Bay, Placer County, Calif., August 8, 2001 (age 60 years, 216 days). Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) and Jane Wyman (1917-2007).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Raymond Kozak (1917-2001) — also known as Henry R. Kozak — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 1, 1917. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1945-50; defeated in primary, 1955; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 14th District, 1960; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Polish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Polish National Alliance. Died, of cancer, at Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich., August 23, 2001 (age 84 years, 234 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Genieve Traczuk.
  James H. Brickley (1928-2001) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Okemos, Ingham County, Mich.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., November 15, 1928. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 1st District, 1966; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1969-70; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1971-74, 1979-82; resigned 1982; president, Eastern Michigan University, 1975-78; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1982; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1982-99; appointed 1982; resigned 1999; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1995-96. Catholic. Member, Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association. Died, of multiple myeloma and Alzheimer's disease, on September 28, 2001 (age 72 years, 317 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. Harry Brickley and Marie E. (Fischer) Brickley; married, June 16, 1950, to Marianne E. Doyle.
  See also Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Lawrence P. Doss (1927-2001) — of Michigan. Born in 1927. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1990. African ancestry. Died, of cancer, October 28, 2001 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Milan D. Bish (1929-2001) — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Born near Giltner, Hamilton County, Neb., July 1, 1929. Republican. Farm implement dealer; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1971-73; U.S. Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, 1981-84; Barbados, 1981-84; Dominica, 1981-84; SAINT Lucia, 1981-84; SAINT Vincent and THEGRE, 1981-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1988. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary. Died, of Parkinson's disease and cancer, at Tiffany Square care center, Grand Island, Hall County, Neb., November 5, 2001 (age 72 years, 127 days). Interment at Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Bish and Mabel (Williams) Bish; married, March 17, 1951, to Allene Miller.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books about Milan Bish: Carol Bryant, Milan Bish : The Measure You Give
  Paula J. Carter (c.1940-2001) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., about 1940. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1987-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996, 2000; member of Missouri state senate 5th District, 1999-2001; died in office 2001. Female. African ancestry. Died, of cancer, in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 5, 2001 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harrison Arlington Williams, Jr. (1919-2001) — also known as Harrison A. Williams; Pete Williams — of Westfield, Union County, N.J.; Bedminster, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., December 10, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1951; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1953-57; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1959-82; resigned 1982; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968, 1980. Member, Elks; Americans for Democratic Action. Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; allegedly accepted an 18% interest in a titanium mine; indicted on October 30, 1980; convicted on May 1, 1981, of nine counts of bribery, conspiracy, receiving an unlawful gratuity, conflict of interest, and interstate travel in aid of racketeering; resigned his seat March 11, 1982, when it appeared that the Senate would vote to expel him; sentenced to three years in prison and fined $50,000; released in 1986. Died, of cancer and heart ailments, in St. Clare's Hospital, Denville, Morris County, N.J., November 17, 2001 (age 81 years, 342 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Gerry E. Studds
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Mary Stallings Coleman (1914-2001) — also known as Mary S. Coleman; Mary Leslie Stallings — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Forney, Kaufman County, Tex., June 24, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Michigan, 1961-72; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1973-82; resigned 1982; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1979-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Junior League; Altrusa; American Legion Auxiliary; American Association of University Women; Beta Sigma Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Omicron Pi. Died, of cancer, in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., November 27, 2001 (age 87 years, 156 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Leslie C. Stallings and Agnes (Huther) Stallings; married 1939 to Creighton R. Coleman (1912-1995).
  See also Wikipedia article — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Laurence J. Kirwan (c.1942-2002) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Massachusetts, about 1942. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (alternate), 1988 (delegation chair); New York Democratic state chair, 1984-89. Died, of cancer, in Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Mass., January 31, 2002 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Louis Crosby Wyman (1917-2002) — also known as Louis C. Wyman — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 16, 1917. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1953-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956, 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1963-65, 1967-74; defeated, 1964; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1974-75; defeated, 1975; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1978-87. Died, from cancer, in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., May 5, 2002 (age 85 years, 50 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Eliot Wyman (1878-1957) and Alice P. (Crosby) Wyman (1880-1948).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Antonia Pantoja (1922-2002) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, September 13, 1922. Democrat. School teacher; welder; social worker; founder, in 1961, of ASPIRA, a non-profit organization which promotes education and community for Puerto Rican and other Latino youth; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1967; received the Medal of Freedom, 1996; inducted into the Hunter College Hall of Fame. Female. Puerto Rican ancestry. Lesbian. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 2002 (age 79 years, 253 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wallace G. Wilkinson (1941-2002) — also known as "The Weasel" — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Casey County, Ky., December 12, 1941. Democrat. Governor of Kentucky, 1987-91. During bankruptcy proceedings in 2001, it was revealed that Wilkinson had been operating a Ponzi scheme, and that his liabilities exceeded his assets by $300 million; he repeatedly refused to answer questions under oath, invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. However, he died before any prosecution could take place. Died, of lymphatic cancer and a stroke, in St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 5, 2002 (age 60 years, 205 days). Entombed at Sarasota Memorial Park, Sarasota, Fla.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Richard McGarrah Helms (1913-2002) — also known as Richard Helms — of Washington, D.C. Born in St. Davids, Delaware County, Pa., March 30, 1913. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1966-73; U.S. Ambassador to Iran, 1973-77; pleaded guilty in 1977 to perjury charges, over his testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Member, Chi Psi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of multiple myeloma, in Washington, D.C., October 22, 2002 (age 89 years, 206 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Julia Bretzman Shields (divorced 1968); married 1968 to Cynthia McKelvie.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Joseph Phillip Vigorito (1918-2003) — also known as Joseph P. Vigorito — of Pennsylvania. Born in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, November 10, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1965-77; defeated, 1976, 1978. Italian ancestry. Died, of lymphoma, in Walter Reed Army Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., February 5, 2003 (age 84 years, 87 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Judith Dennehy Doran (c.1943-2003) — also known as Judith D. Doran — of Oakland County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, about 1943. Lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1978. Female. Member, National Organization for Women. Died, of cancer, on February 24, 2003 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Walter John Giller (1938-2003) — also known as John Giller — of El Dorado, Union County, Ark. Born in El Dorado, Union County, Ark., December 28, 1938. Republican. Orthopedic surgeon; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1979; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1980. Episcopalian. Died, of cancer, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., March 13, 2003 (age 64 years, 75 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Eladio Armesto Garcia (1936-2003) — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Miami Lakes, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Bayamo, Cuba, November 27, 1936. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; newspaper publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1984, 1988, 1992; member of Florida state house of representatives 117th District, 1993-94; defeated, 1976. Catholic. Cuban ancestry. Died, of respiratory arrest and cancer, in Zion, Lake County, Ill., March 24, 2003 (age 66 years, 117 days). Interment at Miami Memorial Park, Miami, Fla.
  Mary A. Warner (1932-2003) — also known as Mary A. Whedon — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Quincy, Branch County, Mich., November 26, 1932. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000. Female. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., April 11, 2003 (age 70 years, 136 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frank Alan Whedon (1903-1970) and Grace (Farrell) Whedon (1910-1989); married, July 28, 1951, to James 'Skip' Warner; second cousin twice removed of Dwight Oscar Whedon (1873-?).
  Political families: Blodgett-Whedon family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Donald Thomas Regan (1918-2003) — also known as Donald T. Regan; Don Regan — Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., December 21, 1918. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1981-85; White House Chief of Staff for President Ronald Reagan, 1985-87. Irish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died, of cancer and heart failure, in a hospital at Williamsburg, Va., June 10, 2003 (age 84 years, 171 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Regan and Kathleen (Ahern) Regan; married 1942 to Ann G. Buchanan.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lester Garfield Maddox (1915-2003) — also known as Lester Maddox — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 30, 1915. Restaurant owner; became nationally known as an outspoken racial segregationist; closed his restaurant rather than serve Black customers; Governor of Georgia, 1967-71; candidate in inconclusive election, subsequently chosen 1966; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1971-75; American Independent candidate for President of the United States, 1976. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Junior Order. Died, while suffering from cancer and the effects of a fall, in a hospice at Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 25, 2003 (age 87 years, 268 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Dean G. Maddox and Flonnie Maddox; married to Virginia Cox.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jacob Edward Gunther III (1953-2003) — also known as Jacob E. Gunther III; Jake Gunther — of Forestburgh, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., June 11, 1953. Democrat. Glass business; member of New York state assembly 98th District, 1993-2003; died in office 2003. Presbyterian. Died, of neck cancer, in St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 9, 2003 (age 50 years, 28 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married, May 27, 1978, to Aileen M. Malone (1954?-).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard Peters Rawlings (1937-2003) — also known as Pete Rawlings — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 17, 1937. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 40, 1979-2003; died in office 2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996, 2000. African ancestry. Died, of cancer, November 14, 2003 (age 66 years, 242 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Toussaint Rawlings and Beatrice (Peters) Rawlings; father of Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake (1970-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Irvine H. Sprague (1921-2004) — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md.; Great Falls, Fairfax County, Va. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1921. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; staff member for Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Japan; newspaper reporter; congressional aide to Rep. John J. McFall, 1957; director of the House Whip Office; lobbyist for the State of California in Congress, 1963; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; special assistant to Pres. Lyndon Johnson, 1967-68; board member, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1969-72, 1979-85; chairman, 1979-81. Died, of cancer, in the Arlington Hospice Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 17, 2004 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Margery Craw.
  Elaine F. Guiney (c.1945-2004) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born about 1945. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996; Massachusetts director for the U.S. Small Business Administration. Female. Died, of cancer, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 20, 2004 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Vincent Waggoner Carr (1918-2004) — also known as Waggoner Carr — of Lubbock County, Tex. Born in Fairlie, Hunt County, Tex., October 1, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Lubbock County Attorney, 1948-50; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1951-61; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1957-61; Texas state attorney general, 1963-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1966; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1968. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Breakfasted with Pres. John F. Kennedy, in Dallas, Texas, on the morning of his assassination, November 22, 1963. Died, of cancer, in Austin, Travis County, Tex., February 25, 2004 (age 85 years, 147 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Vincent Carr and Ruth (Warlick) Carr; married, December 21, 1941, to Ernestine Story.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph A. Liberato (1923-2004) — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 18, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; mechanic; union representative; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 11th Senatorial District, 1961-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964 (alternate), 1968 (alternate), 1976, 1984; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964; defeated, 1988; Macomb County Commissioner. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; AFSCME. Died, from cancer, in Warren, Macomb County, Mich., March 15, 2004 (age 80 years, 88 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James W. Broyles (1949-2004) — also known as Jim Broyles — of Texas. Born September 22, 1949. Republican. Fire fighter; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 11th District, 1992, 1994, 1996 (primary). Died, of cancer, in Hewitt, McLennan County, Tex., April 8, 2004 (age 54 years, 199 days). Cremated.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Decatur W. Trotter Decatur W. Trotter (1932-2004) — also known as Bucky Trotter; "Zeus" — of Glenarden, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., January 8, 1932. Democrat. Mayor of Glenarden, Md., 1970-74; member of Maryland state house of delegates District 25, 1975-80; orphan's court judge in Maryland, 1982-83; member of Maryland state senate 24th District, 1983-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Died, of bone cancer, in John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., May 3, 2004 (age 72 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Maryland Manual On-Line
  Richard Sheppard Arnold (1936-2004) — also known as Richard S. Arnold — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., March 26, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1966, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1969-70; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1978-80; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1978-80; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1980-2001; took senior status 2001. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from complications of lymphoma, in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., September 23, 2004 (age 68 years, 181 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Columbarium, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Brother of Morris Sheppard Arnold; grandson of John Morris Sheppard (1875-1941); great-grandson of John Levi Sheppard; first cousin of Connie Mack III.
  Political family: Sheppard-Arnold-Mack-Bono family of Texarkana, Texas.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Gerald Raymond Dunn (1934-2005) — also known as Gerald R. Dunn — of Flushing, Genesee County, Mich.; Williamston, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., December 20, 1934. Democrat. School teacher; member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1969-84. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Garden City, Wayne County, Mich., March 22, 2005 (age 70 years, 92 days). His body was donated to the University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Anatomy.
  Relatives: Son of Roy Dunn and Mae Dunn.
  Donald Dean Noble (1936-2005) — also known as Donald D. Noble — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 3, 1936. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1968; member, Louisville Board of Alderman, 1968-70. Catholic. Died, of cancer, April 29, 2005 (age 69 years, 57 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Abraham Jacob Hirschfeld (1919-2005) — also known as Abraham J. Hirschfeld; Abe Hirschfeld; "Honest Abe" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Tarnow, Poland, December 12, 1919. Real estate developer; hotel owner; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1974 (Democratic primary), 1976 (Democratic primary), 2004 (Builders); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1992 (Independent Fusion), 1994 (Democratic primary); Republican candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1997; Independence candidate for New York state comptroller, 1998. In 1998, offered Paula Jones $1 million to drop her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton; later sued by Jones when he tried to back out of the offer. Indicted in 2000 of trying to hire a hit man to kill his former business partner Stanley Stahl; also charged with tax evasion; briefly jailed for violating a court order against discussing the trial with the media; ultimately convicted, and served two years in prison. Died, from complications of cancer, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., August 9, 2005 (age 85 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Zipora Teicher.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lloyd Meeds (1927-2005) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont., December 11, 1927. Democrat. Gasoline station business; lawyer; Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney, 1962-64; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1965-79. Member, Kiwanis; Eagles. Died, of cancer, in Church Creek, Dorchester County, Md., August 17, 2005 (age 77 years, 249 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Cross-reference: Al Swift
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Louise Gore (1925-2005) — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., March 8, 1925. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-67; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1964; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964, 1972; member of Maryland state senate, 1967-69; Republican candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1974, 1978 (primary). Female. Died, from cancer, in a hospice at Washington, D.C., October 6, 2005 (age 80 years, 212 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Second cousin of Albert Arnold Gore; second cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (1948-).
  Political family: Gore family of Carthage, Tennessee.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Edward H. McNamara (1926-2006) — also known as "Big Mac" — of Livonia, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., 1926. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1965; mayor of Livonia, Mich., 1970-86; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1996, 2000; Wayne County Executive, 1987-2002. Died, of heart failure and cancer, in Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 19, 2006 (age about 79 years). Interment at Park Lawn Cemetery, Livonia, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Colleen M. McNamara (1949-).
  Daniel Schaefer (1936-2006) — also known as Dan Schaefer — of Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Guttenberg, Clayton County, Iowa, January 25, 1936. Republican. School teacher; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1977-78; member of Colorado state senate, 1979-82; U.S. Representative from Colorado 6th District, 1983-99. Catholic. Member, Jaycees. Died, of cancer, in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colo., April 16, 2006 (age 70 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Bruce Mathias (1930-2006) — also known as Bob Mathias — of Tulare, Tulare County, Calif.; Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Tulare, Tulare County, Calif., November 17, 1930. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1967-75. Methodist. Won Olympic gold medals in decathalon in 1948 and 1952; starred as himself in a 1954 movie, "The Bob Mathias Story"; inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, 1983. Died, of cancer, in Fresno, Fresno County, Calif., September 2, 2006 (age 75 years, 289 days). Interment at Tulare Cemetery, Tulare, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Milfred Mathias and Lillian (Harris) Mathias; married, June 17, 1953, to Melba Wiser (divorced 1976); married 1977 to Gwendolyn (Haven) Alexander (ex-wife of William Vollie Alexander, Jr. (1934-)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Paul H. Rappaport (1934-2006) — of Ellicott City, Howard County, Md. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 20, 1934. Republican. Howard County police chief; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1994; candidate for Maryland state attorney general, 1998; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 2000. Jewish. Died, of spindle cell sarcoma, in Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, Md., September 10, 2006 (age 72 years, 143 days). Burial location unknown.
  Monroe Mark Sweetland, Jr. (1910-2006) — also known as Monroe M. Sweetland — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore.; San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., January 20, 1910. Socialist candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 1934; Socialist candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1935; Socialist candidate for Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1964; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1953-54; member of Oregon state senate 11th District, 1955-62; defeated (Democratic), 1998; Democratic candidate for secretary of state of Oregon, 1956, 1960; newspaper publisher. Died, from cancer, in Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore., September 10, 2006 (age 96 years, 233 days); body donated to Oregon Health and Science University.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George J. Sweetland (1872-1954) and Ethyl Mildred (Mark) Sweetland; married 1931 to Lillie Megrath.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas J. Gilloon (1949-2006) — of Dyersville, Dubuque County, Iowa; Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in North Arlington, Bergen County, N.J., September 11, 1949. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1975-78. Died, of cancer, October 11, 2006 (age 57 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Gilloon and Margaret (Kelly) Gilloon; grandnephew of Frank D. Gilloon (1896?-?).
  William Kennedy Shearer (1931-2007) — also known as William K. Shearer — Born in 1931. Lawyer; American Independent candidate for Governor of California, 1970; American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Died, of cancer, in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 3, 2007 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eileen Knowland Shearer (1932?-2002).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas P. Shoesmith (1922-2007) — Born in Palmerton, Carbon County, Pa., January 25, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Consul in Seoul, 1958-60; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1977-81; U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, 1983-87. Episcopalian. Died, of cancer, in Springfield, Fairfax County, Va., April 26, 2007 (age 85 years, 91 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Virginia Johnson (1928-2007) — also known as Virginia Lillian Morris — of Conway, Faulkner County, Ark. Born in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., January 21, 1928. Democrat. Legal secretary; candidate in primary for Governor of Arkansas, 1968. Female. Segregationist. Died, from cancer, in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., June 27, 2007 (age 79 years, 157 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Ark.
  Relatives: Daughter of Jesse Lyman Morris and Frances (Morgan) Morris; married, December 21, 1947, to James Douglas Johnson (1924-2010).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Calvin Lewellyn Rampton (1913-2007) — also known as Calvin L. Rampton; Cal Rampton — of Davis County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, November 6, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. J. W. Robinson, 1936-38; Davis County Attorney, 1939-41; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952, 1972; Governor of Utah, 1965-77. Mormon. Died, of cancer, in CareSource Hospice, Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 16, 2007 (age 93 years, 314 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Lewellyn Smith Rampton and Janet (Campbell) Rampton; married, March 10, 1941, to Lucybeth Cardon (died 2004).
  Cross-reference: Allan Turner Howe
  The Calvin L. Rampton Complex of state office buildings, in West Valley City, Utah, is named for him.  — The Calvin Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Diana Margaret Keller (1944-2008) — also known as Diana M. Keller — of Riverview, Wayne County, Mich.; Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born December 26, 1944. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976, 1980; president, AFSCME Local 1659. Female. Died, of cancer, July 19, 2008 (age 63 years, 206 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Keller and Naomi Dobrovalski.
  Anne Legendre Armstrong (1927-2008) — also known as Anne Armstrong; Anne Legendre; Mrs. Tobin Armstrong — of Armstrong, Kenedy County, Tex. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 27, 1927. Republican. Member of Texas Republican State Central Committee, 1961-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1964, 1968, 1972 (speaker); vice-chair of Texas Republican Party, 1966-; member of Republican National Committee from Texas, 1968-73; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1976-77; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1992. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1987. Died, of cancer, in a hospice at Houston, Harris County, Tex., July 30, 2008 (age 80 years, 216 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of Armant Legendre and Olive (Martindale) Legendre; married, April 12, 1950, to Tobin Armstrong (1923-2005).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter Miguel Camejo (1939-2008) — also known as Peter Camejo — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Folsom, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 31, 1939. Socialist Workers candidate for President of the United States, 1976; Green candidate for Governor of California, 2002, 2003, 2006; Independent candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2004. Venezuelan ancestry. Died, from lymphoma, in Folsom, Sacramento County, Calif., September 13, 2008 (age 68 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Camejo Octavio and Elvia Guanche.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Catherine Baker Knoll (1930-2008) — also known as Catherine Baker — of McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa., September 3, 1930. Democrat. Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1989-97; defeated, 1976, 2000; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1996; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 2003-08; died in office 2008. Female. Catholic. Died, from neuroendocrine cancer, in Mt. Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 2008 (age 78 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Nicholas J. Baker (1897?-?) and Teresa (May) Baker; married to Charles A. Knoll; mother of Mina Baker Knoll.
  Political family: Knoll-Baker family of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Jack French Kemp (1935-2009) — also known as Jack Kemp — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 13, 1935. Republican. Professional football player, National and American Football Leagues, 1957-70; cofounder and president, American Football League Players Association; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-89 (39th District 1971-73, 38th District 1973-83, 31st District 1983-89); candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1988; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-93; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1996. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2009 (age 73 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 19, 1958, to Joanne Main; father of Jennifer Kemp (daughter-in-law of Thomas Coleman Andrews, Jr. (1925-1989)).
  Political family: Andrews-Kemp family of Richmond, Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Michael Carroll
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Morris Edward Lasker (1917-2009) — also known as Morris E. Lasker; Edward Morris Lasker — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.; Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hartsdale, Westchester County, N.Y., July 17, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1950; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1968-83; took senior status 1983. Died, of cancer, in Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., December 25, 2009 (age 92 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Lasker and Peggy Lasker; married 1943 to Helen Marie 'Toy' Schubach; nephew of Albert Davis Lasker; first cousin of Edward Lasker (1912-1997).
  Political family: Lasker family of California and New York.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article
  James Creswell Gardner (1924-2010) — also known as James C. Gardner; Jim Gardner; "Mr. Shreveport" — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., July 17, 1924. Democrat. Power company executive; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1952-54; mayor of Shreveport, La., 1954-58; defeated, 1958. Methodist. Member, Rotary. Died, from cancer in Willis-Knighton Pierremont Medical Center, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., August 27, 2010 (age 86 years, 41 days). Interment at Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
  Relatives: Son of Arvill Pitt 'Jack' Gardner and Marie (Creswell) Gardner; married 1944 to Mary Ella Buchanan (died 1976); married 1978 to Mary Ann Welsh.
  See also Wikipedia article
Steve Lampi Steve Lampi (1954-2011) — of Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Born March 28, 1954. Ice cream business; mayor of Brooklyn Park, Minn., 2003-11; died in office 2011. Died, from cancer, in Brooklyn Park, Hennepin County, Minn., February 26, 2011 (age 56 years, 335 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harold Lampi and Phyllis Lampi.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
  Geraldine Anne Ferraro (1935-2011) — also known as Geraldine Ferraro — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., August 26, 1935. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1979-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (chair, Platform Committee), 1996; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1984; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1992, 1998. Female. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Died, from multiple myeloma, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 2011 (age 75 years, 212 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Dominick Ferraro and Antonetta (Corrieri) Ferraro; married to John A. Zaccaro.
  Epitaph: "Beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. First woman to run for Vice-President on a national party ticket."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Ned Ray McWherter (1930-2011) — also known as Ned McWherter — of Dresden, Weakley County, Tenn. Born in Palmersville, Weakley County, Tenn., October 15, 1930. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980, 1996 (delegation chair), 2000, 2008; Governor of Tennessee, 1987-95; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1996. Died, of cancer, at Centennial Hospital, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., April 4, 2011 (age 80 years, 171 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Matthew Kipling Fong (1953-2011) — also known as Matt Fong — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Alameda, Alameda County, Calif., November 20, 1953. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for California state controller, 1990; California state treasurer, 1995-99; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1998; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Chinese ancestry. Died, from cancer, in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 1, 2011 (age 57 years, 193 days). Interment at U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Adoptive son of March Fong Eu (1922-2017); married to Paula Lee.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter J. Biondi (1942-2011) — also known as Pete Biondi — of Hillsborough, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 23, 1942. Republican. Mayor of Hillsborough Township, N.J., 1986-93; Somerset County Freeholder, 1994-97; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 16th District, 1998-2011; died in office 2011. Member, Rotary; Elks. Died, from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, November 10, 2011 (age 69 years, 140 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, N.J.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Norman Frederick Lent, Jr. (1931-2012) — also known as Norman F. Lent — of East Rockaway, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Oceanside, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 23, 1931. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; confidential law secretary to Justice Thomas P. Farley, 1960-62; member of New York state senate, 1963-70 (2nd District 1963-65, 6th District 1966, 7th District 1967-70); U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-93 (5th District 1971-73, 4th District 1973-93); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from cancer, in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., June 11, 2012 (age 81 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Norman Frederick Lent and Ellen (Bain) Lent; married, August 16, 1956, to Nancy Lou Budlong (divorced); married to Barbara Morris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Reginald Bartholomew (1936-2012) — of Virginia. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 17, 1936. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, 1983-86; Spain, 1986-89; Italy, 1993-97. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 26, 2012 (age 76 years, 191 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married to Rose-Anne Dognin.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arlen Specter (1930-2012) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., February 12, 1930. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; Republican candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1967; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972, 2008; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1981-2011; defeated in Democratic primary, 2010. Jewish. Died, from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 14, 2012 (age 82 years, 245 days). Interment at Shalom Memorial Park, Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Tracey Specter (1960?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Arlen Specter: Passion for Truth : From Finding JFK's Single Bullet to Questioning Anita Hill to Impeaching Clinton, with Charles Robbins (2000) — Life Among the Cannibals: A Political Career, a Tea Party Uprising, and the End of Governing As We Know It, with Charles Robbins (2012)
  James Francis O'Neill (c.1926-2012) — also known as James F. O'Neill; Jim O'Neill; "Shirt-sleeves" — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born about 1926. Town commission chairman of Bel Air, Maryland, 1970-74. Died, from cancer, in Stella Maris Hospice, Timonium, Baltimore County, Md., November 12, 2012 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Betsy Diane Sayre (1947-2013) — also known as Diane Sayre — of Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo. Born in Cottonwood Point, Pemiscot County, Mo., July 31, 1947. School teacher and principal; mayor of Caruthersville, Mo., 1986-94, 1998-2013; died in office 2013. Female. Died, from cancer, in Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Mo., May 2, 2013 (age 65 years, 275 days). Interment at Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Tommy Lee Sayre (1923-1988) and Betsy Ross (Taylor) Sayre (1926-2002).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Penfield Jackson (1937-2013) — Born in Washington, D.C., January 10, 1937. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1982-2002; took senior status 2002; senior judge, 2002-04. Member, Delta Upsilon. Died, of cancer, in Compton, St. Mary's County, Md., June 15, 2013 (age 76 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Searing Jackson; married to Jean Fitzgerald, Carolyn Gardiner and Patricia King.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Yetter McCollister (1921-2013) — also known as John Y. McCollister — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, June 10, 1921. Republican. Douglas County Commissioner, 1965-70; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1968; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1971-77; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1976; Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 2000. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Died, from cancer, in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., November 1, 2013 (age 92 years, 144 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John M. McCollister and Ruth (Yetter) McCollister; married, August 22, 1943, to Nanette Stokes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Thomas Michael Menino (1942-2014) — also known as Thomas M. Menino; "Mayor Mumbles" — of Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Readville, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 27, 1942. Democrat. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1993-2014; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from cancer, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 30, 2014 (age 71 years, 307 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park, Boston, Mass.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Brandon Hambright Grove, Jr. (1929-2016) — also known as Brandon Grove — of Washington, D.C. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 8, 1929. Staff member for U.S. Rep. Chester Bowles; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Zaire, 1984-87; director, Foreign Service Institute, 1988-92. Died, from complications of cancer, in Washington, D.C., May 20, 2016 (age 87 years, 42 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Helena Julia Grove (1897-1973) and Brandon Hambright Grove (1903-1988).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  William Lester Armstrong (1937-2016) — also known as William L. Armstrong; Bill Armstrong — of Aurora, Adams County, Colo.; Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Fremont, Dodge County, Neb., March 16, 1937. Republican. Radio station president; banker; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1963-64; member of Colorado state senate, 1965-72; U.S. Representative from Colorado 5th District, 1973-79; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1979-91; president, Colorado Christian University, 2006. Died, from cancer, in Denver, Colo., July 5, 2016 (age 79 years, 111 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Dudley Brown
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (1924-2016) — also known as Phyllis Schlafly; Phyllis McAlpin Stewart — of Alton, Madison County, Ill.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 15, 1924. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1952 (24th District), 1970 (23rd District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008 (alternate), 2012, 2016. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha. Author of A Choice Not An Echo and other books; leader of opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment; founder and president of the Eagle Forum. Died, from cancer, in Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo., September 5, 2016 (age 92 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Bruce Stewart; married, October 20, 1949, to John Fred Schlafly, Jr. (1908?-1993).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Books by Phyllis Schlafly: Feminist Fantasies (2003) — A Choice, Not an Echo (1964) — Equal Pay for Unequal Work (1984) — Pornography's Victims (1987) — Safe Not Sorry (1967) — Kissinger on the Couch (1975) — No Higher Power: Obama's War on Religious Freedom, with George Neumayr
  Books about Phyllis Schlafly: Carol Felsenthal, Sweetheart of the Silent Majority
  Mary B. Schroer (1947-2017) — also known as Mary B. White — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, February 11, 1947. Democrat. Legislative assistant to State Sen. Lana Pollack; member of Michigan state house of representatives 52nd District, 1993-98; defeated, 1988. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters. Died, from cancer, in Arbor Hospice, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 3, 2017 (age 70 years, 234 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Crane White and Louise (Koch) White; married 1967 to J. Michael Schroer.
  Orval Howard Hansen (1926-2017) — also known as Orval H. Hansen — of Idaho. Born in Firth, Bingham County, Idaho, August 3, 1926. Republican. Lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1957-62, 1965-66; member of Idaho state senate, 1967-68; U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1969-75; defeated, 1962, 1974. Danish and Swedish ancestry. Died, from cancer, in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, November 2, 2017 (age 91 years, 91 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
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