Winthrop Rockefeller (1912-1973) —
of Morrilton, Conway
Born in New York, New York
County, N.Y., May 1,
Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of
National Committee from Arkansas, 1961; delegate to Republican
National Convention from Arkansas, 1964
(delegation chair), 1972
(delegation co-chair); Governor of
Arkansas, 1967-71; candidate for Presidential Elector for
Member, Urban League; Delta
Kappa Epsilon; Kappa
Died of lung
cancer or pancreatic
cancer, Palm Springs, Riverside
County, Calif., February
22, 1973 (age 60 years, 297
Roger B. Townsend (1912-1987) —
of Flint, Genesee
Born in Cleveland
County, Ark., March
Democrat. Bridge crane operator for Buick Motor Car
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
ancestry. Member, United
Auto Workers; Elks;
Urban League; NAACP; Freemasons.
Died in Flint, Genesee
County, Mich., January
18, 1987 (age 74 years, 295
Burial location unknown.
Thomas G. Weaver —
of New York.
Born in Little Rock, Pulaski
candidate for Justice of
New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1957, 1966.
ancestry. Member, Urban League; NAACP.
Burial location unknown.
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