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  Homer Martin Adkins (1890-1964) — also known as Homer M. Adkins — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Jacksonville, Pulaski County, Ark., October 15, 1890. Democrat. Pharmacist; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Pulaski County Sheriff, 1923-26; insurance business; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arkansas, 1933-40; Governor of Arkansas, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944, 1956; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1944. Methodist. Member, Woodmen; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Ku Klux Klan. Died, from a heart ailment, in a hospital at Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark., February 26, 1964 (age 73 years, 134 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Ulysses Adkins and Lorena (Wood) Adkins; married, December 18, 1921, to Estelle Elise Smith (1889-1985).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Robert Alstadt (1916-1993) — also known as W. R. Alstadt — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Thebes, Alexander County, Ill., October 7, 1916. Democrat. Dentist; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1960, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Dental Association; Freemasons; Civitan. Died April 6, 1993 (age 76 years, 181 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Lee Alstadt and Gradie (Cole) Alstadt; married, August 31, 1962, to Laura May Goodness.
  William Hendrick Arnold (b. 1861) — also known as William H. Arnold — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark. Born in Lisbon, Union County, Ark., February 15, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1892, 1904, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); mayor of Texarkana, Ark., 1892-94. Methodist. Member, Elks; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David S. Arnold and Temple L. (Arnold) Arnold; married, October 13, 1887, to Jessie Cook (died 1900); married, March 17, 1903, to Kate Lewis.
  William Elrie Atkinson (1852-1935) — also known as William E. Atkinson — of Rosston, Nevada County, Ark.; Prescott, Nevada County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark. Born in Columbia, Houston County, Ala., July 24, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Arkansas state attorney general, 1889-93. Member, Freemasons. Died in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., November 8, 1935 (age 83 years, 107 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Barberry (Wiley) Atkinson (1814-1893) and William W. Atkinson (1824-1907); married, December 16, 1890, to Elizabeth Lydia 'Lidie' Powers (1861-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carl Edward Bailey (1894-1948) — also known as Carl E. Bailey — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Bernie, Stoddard County, Mo., October 8, 1894. Democrat. Arkansas state attorney general, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936, 1940; Governor of Arkansas, 1937-41; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1937. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died, from a heart attack, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 23, 1948 (age 54 years, 15 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of William Edward Bailey and Margaret Elmyra (McCorkle) Bailey; married, October 10, 1915, to Margaret Bristol (divorced 1942).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Blaylock (1849-1932) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Sevier County, Ark., October 21, 1849. Democrat. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1923-27. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died December 4, 1932 (age 83 years, 44 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Dallas, Tex.
  Samuel Marcus Bone (1887-1969) — also known as S. M. Bone — of Batesville, Independence County, Ark. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Izard County, Ark., June 29, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate 6th District, 1919-22; district judge in Arkansas 3rd District, 1926-40; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1969 (age about 82 years). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Batesville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of James P. Bone and Mary A. (Screws) Bone; married 1911 to Rebecca Bost (1891-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
James Bradley James Bradley (1914-1997) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Hope, Hempstead County, Ark., January 9, 1914. Democrat. Real estate business; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1955-73 (Wayne County 5th District 1955-64, 8th District 1965-72, 15th District 1973); resigned 1973. African ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in October, 1997 (age 83 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bradley and Bessie Bradley; married 1935 to Ethel Mallory.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Charles Hillman Brough (1876-1935) — also known as Charles H. Brough — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clinton, Hinds County, Miss., July 9, 1876. Democrat. College professor; Governor of Arkansas, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Baptist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; Beta Theta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen of America; Columbian Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died, from a heart attack, December 26, 1935 (age 59 years, 170 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Milton Brough and Flora M. (Thompson) Brough; married, June 17, 1908, to Anne Wade Roark (1880-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Charles Hillman Brough: Foy Lisenby, Charles Hillman Brough: A Biography
  Festus Orestes Butt (1875-1972) — also known as Festus O. Butt; F. O. Butt — of Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Ark. Born near Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1875. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1900; member of Arkansas state senate, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died June 30, 1972 (age about 96 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of William Alvin Butt; father of Thomas Franklin Butt (1917-2000).
  Solomon Saladin Calhoon (1838-1908) — also known as S. S. Calhoon — of Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss.; Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Canton, Madison County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born near Brandenburg, Meade County, Ky., January 2, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; private secretary to Gov. William McWillie, 1857; newspaper editor; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Mississippi, 1876-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); delegate to Mississippi state constitutional convention, 1890; justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1900-08; appointed 1900; died in office 1908. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died November 10, 1908 (age 70 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Calhoon and Louisiana (Brandenburg) Calhoon; married, December 21, 1865, to Margaret McWillie (daughter of William McWillie (1795-1869)).
  Political family: Calhoon-McWillie family of Mississippi and Kentucky.
  Francis Adams Cherry (1908-1965) — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Born in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., September 5, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Arkansas, 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944; Governor of Arkansas, 1953-55. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died July 15, 1965 (age 56 years, 313 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Haskille Scott Cherry and Clara Bell (Taylor) Cherry; married, November 10, 1937, to Margaret Frierson.
  See also NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  George Washington Donaghey (1856-1937) — also known as George W. Donaghey — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Oakland, Union Parish, La., July 1, 1856. Democrat. Cabinetmaker; furniture and hardware merchant; building contractor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1908; Governor of Arkansas, 1909-13. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, December 15, 1937 (age 81 years, 167 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Columbus Donaghey and Elizabeth (Ingram) Donaghey; married, September 20, 1883, to Louvenia Wallace.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Joshua Driver (1873-1948) — also known as William J. Driver — of Osceola, Mississippi County, Ark. Born in Osceola, Mississippi County, Ark., March 2, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1897-99; circuit judge in Arkansas, 1911-18; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1921-39. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Osceola, Mississippi County, Ark., October 1, 1948 (age 75 years, 213 days). Interment at Violet Cemetery, Osceola, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Driver and Margaret (Bowen) Driver; married, June 2, 1897, to Clara Haynes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clyde Taylor Ellis (1908-1980) — also known as Clyde T. Ellis — of Bentonville, Benton County, Ark. Born near Garfield, Benton County, Ark., December 21, 1908. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1933-35; member of Arkansas state senate, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Tau Kappa Alpha; Blue Key; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., February 9, 1980 (age 71 years, 50 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Cecil Oscar Ellis and Minerva Jane (Taylor) Ellis; married, December 20, 1931, to Izella Baker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Orval Eugene Faubus (1910-1994) — also known as Orval Faubus — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ark. Born in Combs, Madison County, Ark., January 7, 1910. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Arkansas, 1955-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956; National States Rights candidate for President of the United States, 1960. Baptist. Member, Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Disabled American Veterans; Elks. Died of prostate cancer, in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., December 14, 1994 (age 84 years, 341 days). Interment at Combs Cemetery, Combs, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of John Samuel Faubus and Addie (Joslen) Faubus; married, November 21, 1931, to Celia Alta Haskins (divorced 1969).
  Cross-reference: J. Gayle Windsor, Jr. — Woodrow Wilson Mann
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Ezekiel Candler Gathings (1903-1979) — also known as Ezekiel C. Gathings — of West Memphis, Crittenden County, Ark. Born in Prairie, Monroe County, Miss., November 10, 1903. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state senate, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1939-69. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died in West Memphis, Crittenden County, Ark., May 2, 1979 (age 75 years, 173 days). Interment at Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Delano Glover (1868-1952) — also known as David D. Glover; D. D. Glover — of Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark. Born in Prattsville, Grant County, Ark., January 18, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1909-11; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1929-35. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died April 5, 1952 (age 84 years, 78 days). Interment at Shadowlawn Cemetery, Malvern, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Paul Hammerschmidt (1922-2015) — also known as John P. Hammerschmidt — of Harrison, Boone County, Ark. Born in Harrison, Boone County, Ark., May 4, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lumber business; Arkansas Republican state chair, 1964-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1964, 2004; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1967-93. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets. Died in Springdale, Washington County, Ark., April 1, 2015 (age 92 years, 332 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Virginia Sharp.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Oren Harris (1903-1997) — of El Dorado, Union County, Ark. Born in Belton, Hempstead County, Ark., December 20, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; prosecuting attorney, 13th Circuit, 1936-40; U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1941-66 (7th District 1941-53, 4th District 1953-66); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956, 1960; U.S. District Judge for Arkansas, 1966. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Lions; American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died February 5, 1997 (age 93 years, 47 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, El Dorado, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Homer Harris and Bettie (Bullock) Harris; married, May 9, 1934, to Ruth Ross.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Wirt Hastings (1866-1938) — also known as William W. Hastings — of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Okla. Born in Benton County, Ark., December 31, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; Attorney General for Cherokee Nation, 1891-95; national attorney for Cherokee tribe, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1915-21, 1923-35; defeated, 1920. Presbyterian. Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died April 8, 1938 (age 71 years, 98 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Tahlequah, Okla.
  Presumably named for: William Wirt
  Relatives: Son of Yell Hastings and Louisa J. Hastings; married, December 9, 1896, to Lulu Starr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ferdinand Havis (b. 1846) — also known as Ferd Havis — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Born in Desha County, Ark., November 15, 1846. Republican. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1873; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence Brooks Hays (1898-1981) — also known as Brooks Hays — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; North Carolina; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in London, Pope County, Ark., August 9, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1932-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1943-59; defeated, 1958; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1972. Baptist. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., October 11, 1981 (age 83 years, 63 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Russellville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Adelbert Steele Hays and Sallie (Butler) Hays; married, February 2, 1922, to Marian Prather.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Samuel Billingsley Hill (1875-1958) — also known as Samuel B. Hill; Sam B. Hill — of Waterville, Douglas County, Wash. Born in Franklin, Izard County, Ark., April 2, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-11; superior court judge in Washington, 1917-23; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1923-36; defeated, 1922; judge, U.S. Board of Tax Appeals (Tax Court), 1936-53. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 16, 1958 (age 82 years, 348 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Douglas Johnson (1924-2010) — also known as James D. Johnson; Jim Johnson; "Justice Jim" — of Crossett, Ashley County, Ark.; Conway, Faulkner County, Ark. Born in Crossett, Ashley County, Ark., August 20, 1924. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate 22nd District, 1950-54; Democratic candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1956 (primary), 1966; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1959-66; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1968. Methodist. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Freemasons; Shriners. Diehard segregationist. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., February 13, 2010 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas William Johnson and Maudie Myrtle (Long) Johnson; married, December 21, 1947, to Virginia Lillian Morris (1928-2007).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Scipio Africanus Jones (c.1867-1943) — also known as S. A. Jones — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tulip, Dallas County, Ark., about 1867. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1908, 1912, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1920. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., March 2, 1943 (age about 76 years). Interment at Haven of Rest Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Kramer (1829-1896) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Halle, Germany, December 22, 1829. Banker; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1873-75, 1881-87. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., September 8, 1896 (age 66 years, 261 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Married 1857 to Adaline Margaret Reichardt (1834-1909).
  Kramer Elementary School (built 1895, closed 1978), in Little Rock, Arkansas, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1878-1940) — also known as D. Haden Linebaugh — of Atoka, Atoka County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Camden, Ouachita County, Ark., November 4, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1913-17. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Rotary; Woodmen of the World. Died in Atoka, Atoka County, Okla., December 17, 1940 (age 62 years, 43 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel Haden Linebaugh (1831-1901) and Margaret Elizabeth (Sweets) Linebaugh (1837-1902); married, June 1, 1904, to Della McKinnon (1881-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ellis Martineau (1873-1937) — also known as John E. Martineau — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clay County, Mo., December 2, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1903-05; chancellor, 1st Circuit, 1907-27; Governor of Arkansas, 1927-28; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1928-37; died in office 1937. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died March 6, 1937 (age 63 years, 94 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Gregory Martineau and Sarah Hettie (Lamb) Martineau; married, May 1, 1919, to Mabel Erwin Thomas.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Barak Thomas Mattingly (1901-1957) — also known as Barak T. Mattingly — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Ark., March 15, 1901. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; Missouri Republican state chair, 1937-39; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1940-48. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion. Died July 18, 1957 (age 56 years, 125 days). Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Bell Maxey (1825-1895) — of Paris, Lamar County, Tex. Born in Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky., March 20, 1825. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Texas state senate; elected 1860; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1872; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1875-87. Member, Freemasons. Died in Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Ark., August 16, 1895 (age 70 years, 149 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Lucy (Bell) Maxey and Rice Maxey (1800-1878); married, July 19, 1853, to Marilda Cass Denton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sidney Sanders McMath (1912-2003) — also known as Sid McMath — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Magnolia, Columbia County, Ark., June 14, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Arkansas, 1949-53; defeated in primary, 1952; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1954; major general, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart failure, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 4, 2003 (age 91 years, 112 days). Interment at Pinecrest Memorial Park, Near Alexander, Saline County, Ark.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Sidney S. McMath: Promises Kept : A Memoir (2003)
  Hubert Jennings Meachum (1920-2001) — of Independence County, Ark. Born in Lake City, Craighead County, Ark., November 3, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1951-57; municipal judge in Arkansas, 1959-79. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Civitan. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., September 15, 2001 (age 80 years, 316 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Batesville, Ark.
  Tom Miller Mehaffy (1859-1944) — of Benton, Saline County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Ripley, Tippah County, Miss., October 3, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Benton, Ark., 1888-89; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1889-91; member of Arkansas state senate, 1892-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1917; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1927-35. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died October 20, 1944 (age 85 years, 17 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas L. Mehaffy and Ruth (Bradley) Mehaffy; married, June 15, 1884, to Anna A. Poe (died 1917); married, January 10, 1920, to Mabel Holland.
  John Elvis Miller (1888-1981) — also known as John E. Miller — of Searcy, White County, Ark.; Melbourne, Izard County, Ark. Born in Aid, Stoddard County, Mo., May 15, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1931-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1937-41; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1941-67; took senior status 1967. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 30, 1981 (age 92 years, 260 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wilbur Daigh Mills (1909-1992) — also known as Wilbur D. Mills — of Kensett, White County, Ark. Born in Kensett, White County, Ark., May 24, 1909. Democrat. State court judge in Arkansas, 1934-38; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1939-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940, 1956; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. In October 1974, he was driving late at night in Washington, D.C. without lights on; when stopped by police, he was seen to be intoxicated and his face was bloody from a scuffle; an Argentine striptease artist named Fanne Fox leaped from his car and jumped into the nearby Tidal Basin; after this incident highlighted his alcoholism, he was forced to resign his powerful chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee and seek treatment. Died in 1992 (age about 83 years). Interment at Kensett Cemetery, Kensett, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Thomas Mills (1879-1952) — also known as William T. Mills; Billie Mills — of Marshall, Searcy County, Ark. Born in Eglantine, Van Buren County, Ark., 1879. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1924, 1936; Republican candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1946, 1948 (primary). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died, of a heart attack, in Marshall, Searcy County, Ark., October 17, 1952 (age about 73 years). Interment at Marshall Cemetery, Marshall, Ark.
  William Dempsey Moore (1917-2000) — also known as Bill Moore — of Arkansas. Born in Pittsburg, Camp County, Tex., July 24, 1917. Member of Arkansas state senate, 1967-95. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., June 18, 2000 (age 82 years, 330 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Third great-grandson of Dempsey Moore (1735?-?).
  Grover M. Moscowitz (1886-1947) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., August 31, 1886. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1925-47; died in office 1947; his practice of giving lucrative bankruptcy receiverships to members of his former partner's law firm was condemned as unethical by the U.S. House on April 8, 1930. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 31, 1947 (age 60 years, 212 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Moscowitz and Bertha (Less) Moscowitz; married 1911 to Miriam H. Greenebaum; father of Grover M. Moscowitz, Jr. (1916-1998).
  Cross-reference: William T. Cowin
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Frank Norrell (1896-1961) — also known as William F. Norrell — of Monticello, Drew County, Ark. Born in Milo, Ashley County, Ark., August 29, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1930; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1939-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Lions. Died in 1961 (age about 64 years). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Monticello, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of I. F. Norrell and Elvie Norrell; married, October 26, 1922, to Catherine Dorris (1901-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Williamson Simpson Oldham (1813-1868) — Born in Franklin County, Tenn., July 19, 1813. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1838; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1842; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1846; candidate for Texas state house of representatives, 1853; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas, 1859; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Texas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Senator from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died of typhoid fever in Houston, Harris County, Tex., May 8, 1868 (age 54 years, 294 days). Original interment at Episcopal Cemetery, Houston, Tex.; reinterment in 1938 at Brookside Memorial Park, Houston, Tex.
  Oldham County, Tex. is named for him.
  Tilman Bacon Parks (1872-1950) — also known as Tilman B. Parks — of Hope, Hempstead County, Ark.; Camden, Ouachita County, Ark. Born near Lewisville, Lafayette County, Ark., May 14, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1901-04, 1909-10; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1904; prosecuting attorney; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 7th District, 1921-37. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Lions. Died in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1950 (age 77 years, 274 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William P. Parks and Mattie (Douglass) Parks; married, March 4, 1897, to Fay Newton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harvey Parnell (1880-1936) — of Dermott, Chicot County, Ark. Born near Orlando, Cleveland County, Ark., February 28, 1880. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1919-22; member of Arkansas state senate, 1923-26; Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1927-28; Governor of Arkansas, 1928-33. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. In 1928, he was charged with violating the Corrupt Practices Act (early campaign finance law) by spending more than $5,000 on his campaign; the charges were later dropped. Died, following two heart attacks, in St. Vincent's Infirmary, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 16, 1936 (age 55 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Cross-reference: Lamar Williamson
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert T. Parrish (1883-1958) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Lead Hill, Boone County, Ark., August 13, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; livestock breeder; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1939-42, 1955-56 (Greene County 2nd District 1939-42, Greene County 3rd District 1955-56); defeated, 1944, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., February 22, 1958 (age 74 years, 193 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, March 20, 1920, to Stella Shell (1889-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Xenophon Overton Pindall Xenophon Overton Pindall (1873-1935) — of Arkansas. Born in Middle Grove, Monroe County, Mo., August 21, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1902-06; member of Arkansas state senate, 1907-09; Governor of Arkansas, 1907-09. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Sigma. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 2, 1935 (age 61 years, 134 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Lebbeus A. Pindall (1834-1885) and Elnorah 'Nora' (Snell) Pindall (1836-1912); married, December 15, 1902, to Mae Quilling.
  The town of Pindall, Arkansas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Arkansas Encyclopedia
  H. Heartsill Ragon (1885-1940) — of Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark. Born in Logan County, Ark., March 20, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1911-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1920; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1923-33; resigned 1933; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1933-40; died in office 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen. Died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., September 15, 1940 (age 55 years, 179 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of A. J. Ragon and Ann (Heartsill) Ragon; married to Mattie Smith; father of Hiram Heartsill Ragon (1917-1975).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Anson Rainey (1848-1922) — of Waxahachie, Ellis County, Tex.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in El Dorado, Union County, Ark., March 1, 1848. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Texas state senate, 1881-82; district judge in Texas, 1885-93; Judge, Texas Court of Appeals, 1893. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died in Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill., August 6, 1922 (age 74 years, 158 days). Interment at Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Columbus Rainey (1824-1854) and Nancy Blake (Baker) Rainey (1826-1898); married, February 17, 1874, to Frances Irene 'Fannie' Meriwether (1848-1940; first cousin twice removed of David Meriwether (1755-1822) and James Meriwether (1755-1817); second cousin once removed of James Meriwether (1788-1852), David Meriwether (1800-1893) and James Archibald Meriwether; third cousin of Reuben Handy Meriwether (1820-?)).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Chester Reid (1868-1922) — also known as Charles C. Reid — of Morrilton, Conway County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark., June 15, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; Conway County Prosecuting Attorney, 1894-98; U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1901-11 (4th District 1901-03, 5th District 1903-11). Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Woodmen of the World; Freemasons. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 20, 1922 (age 53 years, 339 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Coleman Reid and Sarah (Robinson) Reid; married 1890 to Emma Geraldine Crozier.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pratt Cates Remmel (1915-1991) — also known as Pratt C. Remmel — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 26, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960 (alternate); mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1952-55; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1954. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Amvets; American Legion. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 14, 1991 (age 75 years, 200 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Caleb Remmel (1882-1920) and Ellen Cates Remmel; brother of Roland Rowe Remmel; married, June 15, 1940, to Catherine Couch (1918-2006; daughter of Harvey Crowley Couch (1877-1941)); grandnephew of Augustus Caleb Remmel (1847-1883), Harmon Liveright Remmel and Ada E. Remmel.
  Political family: Remmel family of Little Rock, Arkansas.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Calhoun Roane (1793-1852) — also known as Samuel C. Roane — of Arkansas. Born in Mecklenburg County, N.C., February 27, 1793. U.S. Attorney for Arkansas, 1820-36; member of Arkansas territorial House of Representatives, 1821; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1836; member of Arkansas state senate, 1836-37. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jefferson County, Ark., December 8, 1852 (age 59 years, 285 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Roane (1765-1825) and Hannah (Calhoun) Roane (1775-1851); brother of John Selden Roane (1817-1867); married 1825 to Julia Ann Embree (1807-1870); nephew of Archibald Roane.
  Political family: Roane family of Tennessee and Arkansas.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Taylor Robinson (1872-1937) — also known as Joseph T. Robinson; Joe T. Robinson — of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., August 26, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1895; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1900; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1903-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1908, 1912 (speaker), 1924, 1928, 1936; Governor of Arkansas, 1913; resigned 1913; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913-37; died in office 1937; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., July 14, 1937 (age 64 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Married, December 15, 1896, to Ewilda Gertrude Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joe T. Robinson: Cecil Edward Weller, Jr., Joe T. Robinson : Always a Loyal Democrat
  Robert Edward Lee Saner (b. 1871) — also known as Robert E. Lee Saner — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born near Washington, Hempstead County, Ark., August 9, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Texas Democratic Party, 1899-1901. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Robert E. Lee
  Relatives: Son of John Franklin Saner and Susan Crawford (Webb) Saner; married, March 31, 1903, to Ileaine Marvin Smith.
  John Rice Homer Scott (b. 1813) — also known as John R. Homer Scott — of Arkansas. Born in Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., October 16, 1813. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Arkansas state senate, 1873; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874; Arkansas Democratic state chair, 1878. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Scott; brother-in-law of Joseph Russel Jones (1823-1909); nephew of John Scott, John Rice Jones (1792-1845) and George Wallace Jones; grandson of John Rice Jones (1759-1824).
  Political family: Jones family of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.
  Albert Gallatin Simms (1882-1964) — also known as Albert G. Simms — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Washington, Hempstead County, Ark., October 8, 1882. Republican. Accountant; lawyer; banker; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1925-27; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1929-31; member of Republican National Committee from New Mexico, 1932-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 29, 1964 (age 82 years, 82 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Presumably named for: Albert Gallatin
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hamilton Simms and Mary Elizabeth (Field) Simms; married, March 14, 1913, to Katherine Atherton Mather (died 1921); married, March 9, 1932, to Ruth Hanna McCormick (1880-1944).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jerry Curtis South (1867-1930) — also known as Jerry C. South — of Mountain Home, Baxter County, Ark. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., March 24, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state legislature, 1891-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1892, 1896, 1904, 1908, 1912 (member, Credentials Committee), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1930 (age 63 years, 184 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Frazier Hargis; brother-in-law of Enoch Edgar Hume and Christine Bradley South (1879-1957); brother of John Glover South; uncle of Eleanor Hume Offutt; grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; great-grandson of Samuel South; first cousin of South Trimble; first cousin once removed of South Strong; first cousin twice removed of Harrison Cockrill and Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Aaron Martin Spainhour (1928-2016) — also known as Aaron Spainhour — of Ringgold, Bienville Parish, La. Born in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark., August 9, 1928. Democrat. Restauranteur; automobile dealer; furniture merchant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1968. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Ringgold, Bienville Parish, La., July 10, 2016 (age 87 years, 336 days). Interment at Providence Cemetery, Ringgold, La.
  Relatives: Son of J. I. Spainhour and Marie Spainhour.
  Charles Lee Spillers (b. 1901) — also known as C. Lee Spillers — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Russellville, Pope County, Ark., August 6, 1901. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1935-36; resigned 1936; Ohio County Prosecuting Attorney, 1937; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1947-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Interment somewhere in Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Franklin Spillers and Lula (Shinn) Spillers; married, December 2, 1933, to Elizabeth Reymann.
  Roger B. Townsend (1912-1987) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Cleveland County, Ark., March 29, 1912. Democrat. Bridge crane operator for Buick Motor Car Company; recording secretary of United Auto Workers Local 599; real estate broker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1953-64; defeated in primary, 1964 (82nd District), 1966 (80th District), 1968 (80th District), 1970 (80th District), 1972 (80th District). African ancestry. Member, United Auto Workers; Elks; Urban League; NAACP; Freemasons. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., January 18, 1987 (age 74 years, 295 days). Burial location unknown.
  Jacob Trieber (1853-1927) — of Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Raschkow, Prussia (now Raszkow, Poland), October 6, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1880, 1884, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1892; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1897-1900; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1900-27; died in office 1927. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died September 17, 1927 (age 73 years, 346 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Trieber and Blume (Brodeck) Trieber; married, January 10, 1882, to Ida Schradzki.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James William Trimble (1894-1972) — also known as James W. Trimble — of Berryville, Carroll County, Ark. Born in Osage, Carroll County, Ark., February 3, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in Arkansas, 1938; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1945-67; defeated, 1966. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Ark., March 10, 1972 (age 78 years, 36 days). Interment at Berryville Memorial Park, Berryville, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Arthur Turner (1878-1943) — also known as Arthur Turner — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Corydon, Henderson County, Ky., February 11, 1878. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1908-11. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, of arteriosclerosis, in a hospital at San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., October 22, 1943 (age 65 years, 253 days). Interment at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, Calif.
  Relatives: Grandson of James Albert Turner (1822?-?).
  Enoch H. Vance (1848-1921) — of Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark. Born in Pontotoc County, Miss., February 18, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1900; postmaster at Malvern, Ark., 1901. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark., October 8, 1921 (age 73 years, 232 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Malvern, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Lucinda (Massey) Vance (1816-1863) and Enoch H. Vance (1820-1888); married 1871 to Eva Thomson; married, June 22, 1876, to Sarah McKee (1844-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Madison Waddell, Jr. (1922-2003) — also known as James M. Waddell, Jr. — of Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C. Born in Boydell, Ashley County, Ark., November 1, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; insurance business; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Beaufort County, 1955-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956 (alternate), 1964; member of South Carolina state senate, 1961-76 (Beaufort County 1961-66, 16th District 1967-68, 13th District 1969-72, 15th District 1972-76). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., January 15, 2003 (age 80 years, 75 days). Interment at Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, S.C.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Relatives: Son of James M. Waddell and Mabel (Gibson) Waddell; married, January 2, 1946, to Natalie Lavis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Lynn Whitbeck (1916-2002) — also known as Frank L. Whitbeck — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., February 29, 1916. Democrat. Insurance executive; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died, from complications of leukemia and a blood disease, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 31, 2002 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Frederick Yates (1914-1971) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark., October 3, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1955-62; defeated in primary, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1962 (15th District), 1964 (1st District); candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1966. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Michigan, October 9, 1971 (age 57 years, 6 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Thelma Randall.
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