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Society of the Cincinnati
Politician members in California

  James Dunbar Bell (1911-1979) — of Washington, D.C.; Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Born in Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H., July 1, 1911. Democrat. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, 1964; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1971-72. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif., April 14, 1979 (age 67 years, 287 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Upham Bell and Louise (Dunbar) Bell; married, December 4, 1934, to Helen Foy Johnstone; married 1961 to Stephanie Mathews; great-grandson of James Bell; great-grandnephew of Samuel Dana Bell and Nathaniel Gookin Upham; second great-grandson of Samuel Bell and Nathaniel Upham; second great-grandnephew of John Bell Jr.; third great-grandson of John Bell; first cousin twice removed of Samuel Newell Bell; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Henry Bell; second cousin four times removed of Jabez Upham, George Baxter Upham and Charles Wentworth Upham; third cousin thrice removed of James Phineas Upham.
  Political families: Upham family; Bell-Upham family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Four Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor (1865-1945) — also known as Hobart C. Chatfield-Taylor; Hobart Chatfield Taylor; Hobart C. Taylor — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 24, 1865. Author; novelist; biographer; Consul for Spain in Chicago, Ill., 1892-98. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Montecito, Santa Barbara County, Calif., January 16, 1945 (age 79 years, 298 days). Interment at Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Hobart Taylor and Adelaide S. (Chatfield) Taylor; married, June 19, 1890, to Rose Farwell (daughter of Charles Benjamin Farwell); married 1920 to Estelle (Barbour) Stillman; second cousin of Nathan Summers Beardslee; second cousin once removed of Glover Wheeler Cable; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Pulaski Chatfield and Alton Farrel; third cousin twice removed of Truman Hotchkiss; fourth cousin once removed of Andrew Gould Chatfield and Henry Ward Beecher.
  Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Four Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Thomas Washington (1908-1971) — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio, June 24, 1908. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1949-65. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died August 21, 1971 (age 63 years, 58 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of William Morrow Washington and Janet Margaret (Thomas) Washington; married 1953 to Helen Goodner.
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