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Balliet family of Wisconsin

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  Thomas Meinhard Balliet (1852-1942) — also known as Thomas M. Balliet — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Mahoning, Carbon County, Pa., March 1, 1852. Republican. Superintendent of schools; university professor; dean, School of Education, New York University, 1904-19; Law Preservation candidate for New York state senate 19th District, 1932; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1942 (age 89 years, 354 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.; cenotaph at Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Balliet (1816-1896) and Sarah (Meinhard) Balliet (1832-1915); brother of Andrew Jackson Balliet (1863-1960); married, August 2, 1898, to Elizabeth O. Stearns (1862-1953); second cousin once removed of Stephen David Balliet.
  Political family: Balliet family of Wisconsin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Jackson Balliet (1863-1960) — also known as Andrew J. Balliet — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Carbon County, Pa., January 8, 1863. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Seattle, Wash., 1903-07. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 27, 1960 (age 97 years, 79 days). Interment at Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Pa.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Balliet (1816-1896) and Sarah (Meinhard) Balliet (1832-1915); brother of Thomas Meinhard Balliet; second cousin once removed of Stephen David Balliet (1885-1972).
  Political family: Balliet family of Wisconsin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen David Balliet (1885-1972) — also known as Stephen D. Balliet — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Dale, Outagamie County, Wis., November 30, 1885. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928; postmaster at Appleton, Wis., 1936-55. Died in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis., August 15, 1972 (age 86 years, 259 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Appleton, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of David Henry Balliet (1850-1935) and Ellen C. (Cannon) Balliet (1859-1903); married to Irene M. Brega (1893-1973); second cousin once removed of Thomas Meinhard Balliet and Andrew Jackson Balliet (1863-1960).
  Political family: Balliet family of Wisconsin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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