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  Clarence H. Adams (1905-1987) — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn.; Washington, D.C.; Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ogunquit, Wells, York County, Maine, November 1, 1905. Republican. Securities administrator for Connecticut Banking Department, 1931-52; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1952-56; president and trustee, Boston Celtics professional basketball team, 1965-68. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Jesters; Shriners. Died, in the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 10, 1987 (age 81 years, 190 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orin J. Adams and Rose (Moody) Adams; married, October 10, 1931, to Arlene M. Sawyer.
  James Adams (1783-1843) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., January 24, 1783. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; one of the first nine men to receive the "Endowment" ordinance from Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church; participated in a long-running newspaper battle with Abraham Lincoln, over the transfer of a city lot; probate judge in Illinois, 1830; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1834. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cholera, in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Ill., August 11, 1843 (age 60 years, 199 days). Interment at Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, Nauvoo, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Quincy Adams (1837-1913) — also known as John Q. Adams — of Negaunee, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., November 2, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County, 1883-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights Templar. Died February 25, 1913 (age 75 years, 115 days). Interment at Negaunee Cemetery, Negaunee, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Adams and Lorilla (Hurlburt) Adams.
  John Stanley Addis (1889-1937) — also known as John S. Addis — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., April 4, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1911-16; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 32nd District, 1933; Connecticut state treasurer, 1935-37; died in office 1937. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in the town clerk's office, New Milford Town Hall, New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 29, 1937 (age 48 years, 178 days). Interment at Center Cemetery, New Milford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Frederick Addis and Harriet (Warner) Addis; married to Dorothy Crowell; third great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin thrice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; third cousin twice removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and Roger Sherman Hoar.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard Wells Alcorn (1901-1992) — also known as Howard W. Alcorn — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., May 14, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; director and vice-president, First National Bank of Suffield; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1927-32; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1931-32; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932; member of Connecticut state senate, 1933-34; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1943-61; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1961-71; chief justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, 1970-71. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Union Veterans; Grange; Freemasons. Died, in a hospital at Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 10, 1992 (age 91 years, 88 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Mead Alcorn (1872-1955) and Cora Terry (wells) Alcorn; brother of Hugh Meade Alcorn, Jr.; married, October 28, 1927, to Bertha Eloise Pinney.
  Political family: Alcorn family of Suffield, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hugh Mead Alcorn (1872-1955) — also known as Hugh M. Alcorn — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., October 24, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1903-06; Hartford County State's Attorney, 1908-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1934. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Judicature Society; Sons of Union Veterans. Died, following a heart attack, in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., May 26, 1955 (age 82 years, 214 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Glen Alcorn and Susan (Ford) Alcorn; married, June 28, 1900, to Cora Terry Wells; father of Howard Wells Alcorn and Hugh Meade Alcorn, Jr. (1907-1992).
  Political family: Alcorn family of Suffield, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hugh Meade Alcorn, Jr. (1907-1992) — also known as H. Meade Alcorn, Jr. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., October 20, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1937-42; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1941-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President), 1956, 1960; Hartford County State's Attorney, 1942-48; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1948; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1948-57; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1953-61; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1957-59; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Sons of Union Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange. Died, from a stroke, in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., January 13, 1992 (age 84 years, 85 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Mead Alcorn (1872-1955) and Cora Terry (Wells) Alcorn; brother of Howard Wells Alcorn; married, October 21, 1933, to Janet Hoffer; married, April 14, 1955, to Marcia Elizabeth Powell.
  Political family: Alcorn family of Suffield, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Richmond Alderman (1895-1980) — also known as Arthur Alderman — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Born December 30, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1923-24; probate judge in Connecticut, 1929-65. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died December 13, 1980 (age 84 years, 349 days). Interment at Center Cemetery, Burlington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Elliott Alderman and Corina (Lagerstrom) Alderman; brother of Howard Everett Alderman; married to Ula Barnes (1897-1977; daughter of Adna North Barnes (1845-1911)); nephew of Sereno Alderman; first cousin of Merton Ray Hodge.
  Political family: Alderman family of Burlington, Connecticut.
  Edward Normand Allen (1891-1972) — also known as Edward N. Allen; Ned Allen — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., April 18, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Hartford Police Commissioner, 1920-24; president, Sage-Allen department store; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1927-29; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1928; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1947-48; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1951-55. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died November 14, 1972 (age 81 years, 210 days). Interment at Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Normand F. Allen and Carrie (Olmsted) Allen; brother of Julia Allen (1889-1959); married, December 13, 1916, to Ruby Tuttle; married, November 7, 1935, to Mildred Pomeranz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ward Tiffany Alling (b. 1887) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn., June 27, 1887. Republican. Merchant; member, Alling Rubber Company; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1931. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Wilbur Sidney Alling and Mary Elizabeth (Tiffany) Alling; married, January 27, 1912, to Mary Scott Hull; married, February 6, 1916, to Emily Glass Coote.
  William Ellery Allyn (b. 1885) — also known as W. Ellery Allyn — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Born in Mystic, Stonington, New London County, Conn., September 28, 1885. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford, 1921-22, 1935-40; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940; secretary of Connecticut Republican Party, 1940-42; Connecticut state insurance commissioner; president, Norwich Water Power Co. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Packer Allyn and Emily Fenner (Maxson) Allyn; married, September 14, 1912, to Marguerite Leonard Almy.
  Harold E. Alprovis (1900-1966) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 4, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1934; member of Connecticut state senate, 1940. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in West Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 23, 1966 (age 66 years, 80 days). Interment at Bikur Cholim Sheveth Achim Cemetery, East Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Alprovis and Sarah Alprovis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Bernerd Anderson (1910-1989) — also known as Robert B. Anderson — of Texas. Born in Burleson, Johnson County, Tex., June 4, 1910. School teacher; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1932; Received the Medal of Freedom in 1955; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1957-61. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Pleaded guilty in 1987 to charges of evading taxes by illegally operating an offshore bank; sentenced to jail, house arrest, and probation; disbarred in 1988. Died, of complications from surgery on cancer of the esophagus, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 14, 1989 (age 79 years, 71 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Cleburne, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Lee Anderson and Elizabeth Haskew "Lizzie" Anderson; married, April 10, 1935, to Ollie Mae Rawlins (died 1987).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bernard Ira Ashmun (b. 1871) — also known as B. I. Ashmun — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., July 18, 1871. Democrat. Manufacturer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1920; director, Bridgeport Hospital. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sydney Ashmun and Rose (Hershfield) Ashmun; married to Lillian Louise Armstrong.
  Clifford J. Atwater (b. 1858) — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn., November 8, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1898-1900. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Atwater and Mary G. (Stewart) Atwater; married 1890 to Jennie Taylor.
  Fred Atwater (c.1871-1933) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Birmingham (now part of Derby), New Haven County, Conn., about 1871. Democrat. Founder and president, Columbia Nut and Bolt Company; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1921-23; defeated, 1923, 1927; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1931; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Kiwanis. Died, from diabetes and a heart ailment, in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., February 23, 1933 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Atwater and Josie (Wells) Atwater.
  Albert Elmer Austin (1877-1942) — also known as Albert E. Austin — of Sound Beach, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Old Greenwich, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Medway, Norfolk County, Mass., November 15, 1877. Republican. Physician; orator; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1917-18, 1921-22; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Died in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., January 26, 1942 (age 64 years, 72 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Anne Tyrell Christy (divorced 1916); married, May 17, 1919, to Anne Clara Snyder (1882-1938; killed in automobile-train accident in Miami, Fla.); married, September 3, 1939, to Lillian V. Lounsbury; step-father of Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) — also known as Henry T. Backus; Harry T. Backus — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 4, 1809. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1840; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1861-62; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1865-69. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greenwood, Mohave County, Ariz., July 13, 1877 (age 68 years, 100 days). Original interment somewhere in Greenwood, Ariz.; reinterment in 1885 at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of James Backus (1764-1816) and Dorothy Church (Chandler) Backus (1770-1847); married, December 7, 1835, to Julianna Trumbull Woodbridge (1815-1882; daughter of William Woodbridge (1780-1861); fourth great-granddaughter of William Leete); grandnephew of Roger Griswold; great-grandson of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); great-grandnephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin of William Woodbridge (1780-1861); first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Isaac Backus, John William Allen and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second cousin once removed of Zina Hyde, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, George Frederick Stone and Selden Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; third cousin of James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Thomas Worcester Hyde and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel H. Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Abel Huntington, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, George Griswold Sill, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Charles Edward Hyde, Alfred Wolcott, John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Daniel Pitkin, Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton, Samuel Lord (1831-1880) and James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Augustine Scranton, Samuel Lord (1859-1925), John Lee Saltonstall, Joseph Buell Ely, John Foster Dulles, Allen Welsh Dulles and James Jermiah Wadsworth; fourth cousin of Henry Meigs, Thomas Hale Sill, Bela Edgerton, Jabez Williams Huntington, Heman Ticknor, Nathaniel Huntington, William Whiting Boardman, James Huntington, Martin Olds, Frederick William Lord, Charles Phelps Huntington, Elisha Hunt Allen, Elisha Mills Huntington, Theodore Sill, George Washington Wolcott, Robert Coit, Jr. and Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; fourth cousin once removed of Timothy Pitkin, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, Theodore Davenport, Edmund Holcomb, Henry Meigs, Jr., Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, William Fessenden Allen, Judson B. Phelps, William Clark Huntington, Frederick Hobbes Allen, Herman Arod Gager, William Brainard Coit, Hiram Bingham and John Leffingwell Randolph.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Charles Montague Bakewell (1867-1957) — also known as Charles M. Bakewell — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 24, 1867. Republican. University professor; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1921-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1933-35; defeated, 1934. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons; Elks; American Philosophical Society. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 19, 1957 (age 90 years, 148 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Bakewell and Josephine Alden (Maitland) Bakewell; married, December 21, 1899, to Madeline Palmer (died 1947).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Carleton Baldwin (1872-1957) — also known as Alfred C. Baldwin — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Beacon Falls, New Haven County, Conn., December 5, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1920; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1922; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1925-42. Member, Sons of Union Veterans; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 21, 1957 (age 85 years, 16 days). Interment at Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Clark Baldwin and Josephine Helen (Jones) Baldwin; married, December 10, 1896, to Emma Lou (Reeves) Gillette; married, May 27, 1919, to Jane A. Swift.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Baldwin (1780-1844) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., January 14, 1780. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1817-22; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1830-44; died in office 1844. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 21, 1844 (age 64 years, 98 days). Original interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Baldwin and Theodora (Wolcott) Baldwin; half-brother of Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807).
  Political family: Baldwin family of Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Earl Baldwin (1893-1986) — also known as Raymond E. Baldwin — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., August 31, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1931-34; Governor of Connecticut, 1939-41, 1943-46; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940, 1944, 1948 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1946-49; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1949-59; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 1st District, 1965. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grange; Elks; Eagles; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Moose; Redmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 4, 1986 (age 93 years, 34 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Lucian Earl Baldwin and Sarah Emily (Tyler) Baldwin; married, June 29, 1922, to Edith V. Lindholm (1897-1970).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Raymond Ball (1896-1943) — also known as Thomas R. Ball — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1927-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., June 16, 1943 (age 47 years, 124 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Watson Ball and Alice Lynde (Raymond) Ball; married, December 18, 1934, to Elvira Urisarri de Polo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James J. Barbour (b. 1869) — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., December 28, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 6th District, 1917-37; defeated, 1936; member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1922; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District; elected 1940. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Heman H. Barbour and Frances Emma Barbour; married, September 1, 1891, to Lillian Clayton.
  Prelate Demick Barker (1835-1928) — also known as Prelate D. Barker — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in North Branford, New Haven County, Conn., September 29, 1835. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; secretary-treasurer, Alabama & Mississippi Railroad, 1866-71; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Alabama District, 1871-78; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; postmaster at Mobile, Ala., 1890-94, 1897-1914; member of Republican National Committee from Alabama, 1908-16. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., March 29, 1928 (age 92 years, 182 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Brooks Barker (1801-1886) and Frances Jane (Appell) Barker (1808-1886); married, August 1, 1865, to Joanna Elizabeth Ferguson (died 1910); married, April 29, 1914, to Grace Salome Pettit.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Joel Barlow Joel Barlow (1754-1812) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Redding, Fairfield County, Conn., March 24, 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; chaplain; writer; poet; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Cadiz, 1792-93; U.S. Consul General in Algiers, 1796-97; U.S. Minister to France, 1811-12, died in office 1812. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. He was sent to Algeria to negotiate for the release of those held prisoner by the Barbary pirates, and was protected by a detachment of U.S. Marines. The words "to the shores of Tripoli" in the U.S. Marine Hymn are a reference to this incident. Died, of pneumonia or exposure, in Zarnowiec, Poland, December 24, 1812 (age 58 years, 275 days). Interment at Churchyard, Zarnowiec, Poland; cenotaph at Great Pasture Road Cemetery, Redding, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Barlow and Esther (Hull) Barlow; married, December 26, 1779, to Ruth Baldwin (sister of Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807)).
  Political family: Baldwin family of Connecticut.
  Joel Barlow High School, in Redding, Connecticut, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joel Barlow: Peter P. Hill, Joel Barlow, American Diplomat and Nation Builder
  Image source: National Portrait Gallery
  Austin Dunham Barney (1896-1971) — also known as Austin D. Barney — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 7, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; first selectman of Farmington, Connecticut, 1926-27; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940; president, Hartford Electric Light Co. Member, American Legion; Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died May 8, 1971 (age 74 years, 182 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of D. Newton Barney and Laura (Dunham) Barney; married, June 14, 1924, to Katharine Dickson Derr (1890-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederic A. Bartlett (1866-1936) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., 1866. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1909-10; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1911-12, 1915-20; probate judge in Connecticut, 1930. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1936 (age about 70 years). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Bartlett (1822-1890) and Angeline H. (Lewis) Bartlett (1825-1890).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Robert Bayes (1876-1964) — also known as William R. Bayes — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio, July 29, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; president, Kings Highway Savings Bank; president, Brooklyn National Life Insurance Co.; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 8th District, 1915; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1922, 1933, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; justice, New York City Court of Special Sessions, 1935-46. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Union League. Died in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., November 28, 1964 (age 88 years, 122 days). Interment at Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac E. Bayes and Fannie A. (Guilford) Bayes; married, September 7, 1904, to Mabel Ross.
  Richard Dewey Bensen (1898-1997) — also known as Richard D. Bensen — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Weehawken, Hudson County, N.J., March 20, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in St. Johns County, Fla., August 18, 1997 (age 99 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Bensen and Annie Bensen.
  Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Salem, New London County, Conn. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 19, 1875. Republican. Explorer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916 (alternate), 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1932, 1936 (vice-chair, Resolutions Committee); Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1923-25; Governor of Connecticut, 1925; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1924-33; defeated, 1932; censured by the U.S. Senate on November 4, 1929, for employing a paid lobbyist as his chief clerk. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., June 6, 1956 (age 80 years, 200 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Hiram Bingham (1831-1908) and Clara Minerva (Brewster) Bingham (1834-1903); married, November 20, 1900, to Alfreda Mitchell; married, June 28, 1937, to Suzanne Carroll Hill; father of Hiram Bingham, Jr., Alfred Mitchell Bingham and Jonathan Brewster Bingham; second cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Brace, Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Abel, William Woodbridge, Henry Meigs, Isaac Backus, Samuel George Andrews, Martin Olds, Harrison Blodget and Henry Titus Backus.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Bird (1768-1806) — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 22, 1768. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1795-98; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1799-1801; resigned 1801. Member, Freemasons. Died in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., February 2, 1806 (age 37 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Ida Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929) — also known as Eli C. Birdsey — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., February 25, 1843. Republican. Hardware merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Meriden, 1919-20. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died February 5, 1929 (age 85 years, 346 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Coe Birdsey and Rebecca Cook (Wilcox) Birdsey (1805-1888); married 1864 to Catherine Butler (1842-1908); grandson of Gershom Birdsey; fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; sixth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Hard; third cousin once removed of Francis William Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Victory James Birdseye and James Samuel Wadsworth; fourth cousin of Arthur Julius Birdseye; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Coe, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, Jethro Ayers Hatch, James Wolcott Wadsworth and George Harrison Hall (1854-1921).
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry A. Bishop Henry Alfred Bishop (b. 1860) — also known as Henry A. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 4, 1860. Democrat. Ticket agent, purchasing agent, and superintendent of several railroads; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912 (alternate); candidate for secretary of state of Connecticut, 1888; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1904; president, Clapp Fire Resisting Paint Co., Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey Power Co., and Reed Carpet Co.; vice-president, Brady Brass Co., Pacific Iron Works, Connecticut National Bank, and Consolidated Telephone Co.; director, Westchester Street Railway Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; director, Bridgeport Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Psi Upsilon; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop (1865-1920); married, February 6, 1883, to Jessie Alvord Trubee; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
Theodore Bodenwein Theodore Bodenwein (1864-1939) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Dusseldorf, Prussia (now Germany), January 25, 1864. Republican. Newspaper publisher; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate); member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1930. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from a heart ailment, in Lawrence and Memorial Associated Hospitals, New London, New London County, Conn., January 12, 1939 (age 74 years, 352 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Anton Bodenwein and Agnes (Bornes) Bodenwein; married, February 21, 1889, to Jennie Muir; married to Edna G. Simpson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  John Henry Bradbury (b. 1841) — also known as John H. Bradbury — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Webster, Worcester County, Mass., December 12, 1841. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; wool and woolen goods dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1903-06; defeated, 1910. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Bradbury and Joanna (Perry) Bradbury; married to Josephine Way.
Thomas D. Bradstreet Thomas Dudley Bradstreet (b. 1841) — also known as Thomas D. Bradstreet — of Thomaston, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Thomaston, Litchfield County, Conn., August 1, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; vice-president and general manager, Seth Thomas Clock Company; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1886; member of Connecticut state senate, 1903-05; Connecticut state comptroller, 1907-13; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the Revolution; Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas J. Bradstreet and Amanda (Thomas) Bradstreet; married, March 23, 1864, to Sarah M. Perry.
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Charles Raymond Brock (1896-1987) — also known as C. Raymond Brock — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., July 20, 1896. Republican. Dairy business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1937-42; member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1943-46. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Kiwanis. Died September 18, 1987 (age 91 years, 60 days). Interment at Northford New Cemetery, Northford, North Branford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Brock and Minnie (Hurd) Brock; married to Elfie Blakeslee (1898-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jeremiah T. Brooks (c.1819-1911) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1819. Police officer; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1898; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Member, Freemasons. Helped to quell the New York City draft riots in 1863; founder of Prohibition Party organization in New York City, 1882. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1911 (age about 92 years). Interment somewhere in Norwalk, Conn.
  Daniel Russell Brown (1848-1919) — also known as D. Russell Brown — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., March 28, 1848. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1888; Governor of Rhode Island, 1892-95. Member, Freemasons. Died February 28, 1919 (age 70 years, 337 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Arba Harrison Brown and Harriet M. (Dart) Brown; married, October 14, 1874, to Isabel Barrows.
  John Buckley (b. 1885) — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn., May 12, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Union, 1909-10, 1921-22; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; secretary of Connecticut Republican Party, 1916-22; executive secretary to Gov. Marcus H. Holcomb, 1917-20; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1924-33; director, South End Bank and Trust Co., Hartford. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 10, 1930, to Grace Robinson Gaylord.
  Harley P. Buell (b. 1851) — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Hebron, Tolland County, Conn., November 6, 1851. Republican. Druggist; probate judge in Connecticut, 1884; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (1837-1922) — also known as Morgan G. Bulkeley — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., December 26, 1837. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president, Aetna Life Insurance Company, 1870-1922; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1880-88; defeated, 1878; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1884 (alternate), 1896; Governor of Connecticut, 1889-93; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1896; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1905-11. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Society of the War of 1812. First president of the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs in 1876. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 6, 1922 (age 84 years, 315 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley and Lydia Smith (Morgan) Bulkeley (1806-1895); brother of William Henry Bulkeley (1840-1902) and Mary Jerusha Bulkeley (1843-1921; who married Leveret Brainard); married, February 11, 1885, to Fannie Briggs Houghton (1860-1898); first cousin once removed of Edwin Denison Morgan; second cousin of William Frederick Morgan Rowland; second cousin once removed of Edwin Barber Morgan and Christopher Morgan; second cousin twice removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin thrice removed of Waightstill Avery; third cousin once removed of John Adams Taintor, Henry G. Taintor and Alfred Avery Burnham; third cousin twice removed of Timothy Pitkin; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, William Whiting Boardman, Lorenzo Burrows and William Waigstill Avery.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Morgan G. Bulkeley: Kevin Murphy, Crowbar Governor: The Life and Times of Morgan Gardner Bulkeley
  Warren Booth Burrows (1877-1952) — also known as Warren B. Burrows — of New London, New London County, Conn.; Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn., September 14, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1925-26; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1927-28; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1928-30; resigned 1930; Connecticut state attorney general, 1931-35; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn., December 8, 1952 (age 75 years, 85 days). Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery, Poquonock Bridge, Groton, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Burrows and Lucy Agnes (Booth) Burrows; married, January 22, 1916, to Emily Avery Copp.
  See also federal judicial profile
  George Ellsworth Chamberlin (1872-1952) — also known as George E. Chamberlin — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y.; Lynchburg, Va. Born in West Woodstock, Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., February 17, 1872. Traveling salesman; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Singapore, 1906-10; U.S. Consul in Swatow, 1910; Queenstown, 1910-14; Georgetown, 1914-19; Glasgow, 1919-26; U.S. Consul General in Glasgow, as of 1927-30; Halifax, as of 1932. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Geographic Society. Died in Lynchburg, Va., December 7, 1952 (age 80 years, 294 days). Interment at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Palmer, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Chandler Chamberlin and Maria Jane (Kinney) Chamberlin; married, September 7, 1911, to Grace Anna Stone (1873-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rudolph Henry Chandler (b. 1853) — also known as Rudolph H. Chandler — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., January 11, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1879-80, 1891; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1895-96; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Chandler and Martha Helen (Allen) Chandler; married, December 23, 1886, to Isadore E. Aldrich.
  Maro Spaulding Chapman (1839-1907) — also known as Maro S. Chapman — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., February 13, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postal envelope manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1882; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1885-86; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Grand Army of the Republic. Instrumental in the establishment of the Hartford, Manchester, Rockville Tramway Co. in 1895. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., March 2, 1907 (age 68 years, 17 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Chapman and Hannah (Percival) Chapman; married 1861 to Lucy Woodbridge (died 1869); married 1871 to Helen Robbins.
  John Christensen (1890-1970) — of Wilson, Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., July 25, 1890. Republican. Vegetable grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor, 1933-42; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1943. Congregationalist. Danish and German ancestry. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Rotary; Exchange Club. Died in Broward County, Fla., January 24, 1970 (age 79 years, 183 days). Interment at Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Lena (Arens) Christensen and Niels Christensen (1867-1947); married to Mathilde Lassen (1892-1918); married, November 4, 1922, to Gladys Oliver Lawson (1901-1995).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Michael Citron (1896-1976) — also known as William M. Citron — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 29, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1927-31; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1935-39; defeated, 1928 (2nd District), 1932 (at-large), 1938 (at-large), 1952 (2nd District). Jewish. Member, American Legion; Eagles; Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Titusville, Brevard County, Fla., June 7, 1976 (age 79 years, 283 days). Interment at Congregation Adath Israel Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin L. Citron and Dora (Newmark) Citron.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Horace Clark (1794-1876) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 12, 1794. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; printer; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1846-50. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1876 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Clark (1743-1813) and Elizabeth (Bunce) Clark (1753-1816).
  Hewitt Coburn, Jr. (b. 1859) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 6, 1859. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Hewitt Coburn and Martha (Sterritt) Coburn; married, December 12, 1895, to Lena May Carter.
  George Harry Cohen (b. 1892) — also known as George H. Cohen — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 5, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; magazine editor; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1934. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham L. Cohen and Sarah (Grodjiensky) Cohen; married, August 25, 1931, to Pauline Kaufman.
  William Brainard Coit (1862-1920) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 23, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1901-04. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Union League. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 16, 1920 (age 58 years, 55 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Coit, Jr. and Lucretia (Brainard) Coit; married, October 20, 1886, to Anna Blanchard Bancroft; great-grandson of Joshua Coit; second cousin thrice removed of David Hough; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel Townsend Douglass, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Jeremiah Mason, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), David Edgerton and James Gillespie Blaine III.
  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).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kenneth Frank Cramer (1894-1954) — also known as Kenneth F. Cramer — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., October 3, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; coal business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1929-32; member of Connecticut state senate, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1936; general in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Legion; Purple Heart; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the War of 1812; Sons of Union Veterans; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died, from a heart attack, while hunting, in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, February 20, 1954 (age 59 years, 140 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Henry Cramer and Stella Sophia (Brown) Cramer; married, January 3, 1920, to Ruth Rose Fuller.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Sidney W. Crofut Sidney Winter Crofut (b. 1847) — also known as Sidney W. Crofut — of Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Born in Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y., October 17, 1847. Republican. Insurance business; banker; warden (borough president) of Danielsonville, Connecticut, 1888-90; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1893; Connecticut Banking Commissioner, 1895-1900. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Crofut; married, June 9, 1870, to Lucy E. Marcy.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
Homer S. Cummings Homer Stillé Cummings (1870-1956) — also known as Homer S. Cummings — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1900, 1904, 1920 (alternate), 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker), 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Connecticut, 1900-25; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1919-20; mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1900-02, 1904-06; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1902; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1913-19; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1916; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Attorney General, 1933-39; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1940, 1944. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Elks; Eagles. Died September 10, 1956 (age 86 years, 133 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Uriah C. Cummings and Audie Schuyler (Stillé) Cummings; married to Cecilia Waterbury.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Charles Nelson Daniels (1849-1916) — also known as Charles N. Daniels — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Born in Barre, Monroe County, N.Y., July 2, 1849. Republican. Coal and lumber dealer; postmaster at Willimantic, Conn., 1890-94; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901; U.S. Consul in Sheffield, as of 1905-09; Sherbrooke, 1914-16; Connecticut state auditor, 1908. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Southbridge, Worcester County, Mass., December 17, 1916 (age 67 years, 168 days). Interment at Old Willimantic Cemetery, Windham, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson Fitch Daniels and Alenda (Clark) Daniels; married to Susie E. Howard Little.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oscar Asahel Halevy Dannenberg (b. 1892) — also known as Oscar A. H. Dannenberg — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 22, 1892. Democrat. Sheriff; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1929-33; defeated, 1926. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adolph Dannenberg and Deborah (Spaine) Dannenberg.
  Wales Lines deBussy (1891-1942) — also known as Wales L. deBussy — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 3, 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1926-29. Member, Freemasons. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 11, 1942 (age 50 years, 342 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Ann Sullivan (1898-1991).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James U. Dibble (b. 1880) — of Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., December 6, 1880. Republican. Farmer; contractor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Saybrook, 1939-44; member of Connecticut state senate 34th District, 1945-46. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elton A. Dibble and B. Mary Dibble.
  William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) — also known as William O. Douglas — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Goose Prairie, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Maine, Otter Tail County, Minn., October 16, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-39; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-39; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; United World Federalists; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980 (age 81 years, 95 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas and Julia Bickford (Fiske) Douglas; married, August 16, 1923, to Mildred M. Riddle; married 1966 to Kathleen Heffernan.
  Cross-reference: Warren Christopher — William A. Norris
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by William O. Douglas: Of Men and Mountains (1982) — My wilderness: east to Katahdin (1961) — Go East, Young Man (1974) — The Court Years, 1939 to 1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980)
  Books about William O. Douglas: Bruce Allen Murphy, Wild Bill : The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution — James F. Simon, Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas
  James Edward Dunham (1822-1884) — also known as James E. Dunham — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born December 3, 1822. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Bridgeport, Conn., 1872-75. Member, Freemasons. Died September 8, 1884 (age 61 years, 280 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Justina Hurd (1830-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jacob Drennan Early (1859-1919) — also known as Jacob D. Early — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., November 4, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888; member of Indiana state senate, 1897-99. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Knights of Pythias. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1919 (age 59 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Stockwell Early (1827-1884) and Anna Louisa (Andrews) Early (born 1835).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Orville Eaton (b. 1857) — also known as Robert O. Eaton — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., 1857. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Haven, 1895-96, 1915-21; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Connecticut, 1908-13, 1921-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Elks; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Orville Eaton and Mary Ann (Bradley) Eaton; married, May 19, 1881, to Catherine Almira Grannis.
  Pierpont Edwards (1750-1826) — of Connecticut. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., April 8, 1750. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1787-88; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1789-90; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1789; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1806; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., April 5, 1826 (age 75 years, 362 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Edwards (1704-1758) and Sarah (Pierpont) Edwards (1710-1758); married to Frances Ogden (1750-1800); father of Henry Waggaman Edwards; uncle of Aaron Burr and Theodore Dwight; second great-grandson of Thomas Willett; first cousin once removed of John Davenport and James Davenport; first cousin twice removed of Theodore Davenport; first cousin four times removed of Evert Harris Kittell; first cousin six times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman and Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Edward Williams Hooker; second cousin four times removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, George Landon Ingraham, Charles Dunsmore Millard and Blanche M. Woodward; second cousin five times removed of Bradford R. Lansing, Daniel Phoenix Ingraham and Louis Ezekiel Stoddard; third cousin once removed of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; third cousin twice removed of Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Jairus Case, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case; third cousin thrice removed of Amos Pettibone, Walter Booth, Norman A. Phelps, Oliver Dwight Filley, William Warner Hoppin, John Smith Phelps, Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case and Lovel Davis Parmelee; fourth cousin once removed of William Greene (1695-1758).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807) — of Connecticut. Born in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., April 29, 1745. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1777-84; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1780-85, 1802-07; died in office 1807; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1785-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1789-96; received 11 electoral votes, 1796; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1796-1800; resigned 1800. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., November 26, 1807 (age 62 years, 211 days). Interment at Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of David Ellsworth (1709-1782) and Jemima (Leavitt) Ellsworth (1721-1790); married 1772 to Abigail Wolcott (1756-1818; grandniece of Roger Wolcott); father of Delia Ellsworth (who married Thomas Scott Williams), Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; second cousin once removed of Abijah Blodget; second cousin twice removed of Harrison Blodget, Elisha Hunt Allen and Gouverneur Morris; second cousin thrice removed of William Fessenden Allen, Walter Harrison Blodget and Frederick Hobbes Allen; second cousin four times removed of Luther Thomas Ellsworth; second cousin five times removed of Hallet Thomas Ellsworth and Wayne Lyman Morse; third cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold and Elisha Phelps; third cousin twice removed of Hezekiah Case, Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr. and Allen Jacob Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Parmenio Adams, Oliver Dwight Filley (1806-1881), Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Dean Kellogg, Charles Jenkins Hayden, Almon Case, Noah Webster Holcomb, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, William Walter Phelps and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The city of Ellsworth, Maine, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leo Luke Fabisinski (b. 1890) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn., October 18, 1890. State's Attorney, 1st Circuit. 1926-31; circuit judge in Florida, 1931-32. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Fabisinski and Julia (Radomski) Fabisinski; married, June 8, 1915, to Claude Meck Kirkpatrick.
  George Austin Fay (1838-1916) — also known as George A. Fay — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass., August 29, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1871. Member, Freemasons. Died September 22, 1916 (age 78 years, 24 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Fay and Amanda Almina (Ward) Fay; married 1865 to Jane M. 'Jennie' Curtis (1842-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leland F. Ferry (b. 1900) — of Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J.; West Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Bethel, Fairfield County, Conn., February 12, 1900. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; criminal court judge in New Jersey, 1936-44; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Bergen County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fairchild N. Ferry and Clara B. Ferry; married to Lois A. Curtis.
  Charles Milton Fessenden (1883-1955) — also known as C. Milton Fessenden — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 28, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died January 11, 1955 (age 71 years, 136 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Virginia (Weed) Fessenden (1855-1929) and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden; married, June 5, 1915, to Anna P. Barkley (1886-1939); nephew of Joshua Abbe Fessenden and Samuel Fessenden; grandson of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882); grandnephew of William Pitt Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; great-grandson of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869); first cousin once removed of James Deering Fessenden and Francis Fessenden; third cousin twice removed of William Fessenden Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Fessenden, John Milton Fessenden and Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Stephen J. Field Stephen Johnson Field (1816-1899) — also known as Stephen J. Field — of Yuba County, Calif. Born in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., November 4, 1816. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly 14th District, 1851-52; justice of California state supreme court, 1857-63; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1859-63; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1863-97; arrested in San Francisco, August 16, 1889, on charges of being party to the alleged murder of David S. Terry; released on bail; ultimately the killing was ruled to be justifiable homicide. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., April 9, 1899 (age 82 years, 156 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Uncle of David Josiah Brewer and Charlotte Anita Whitney (1868?-1955).
  Political family: Whitney-Field-Brewer-Wells family of California.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Stephen J. Field: Paul Kens, Justice Stephen Field : Shaping Liberty from the Gold Rush to the Gilded Age
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1897
  Robert Howland Fisk (b. 1873) — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Willington, Tolland County, Conn., January 1, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1907-08. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marcus B. Fisk and Emma F. (Howland) Fisk; married 1904 to Gertrude E. Chamberlin.
  Civilion Fones (1836-1907) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Toronto, Ontario, October 1, 1836. Dentist; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1886-88. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Odd Fellows. Died September 20, 1907 (age 70 years, 354 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Fones (architect and builder) and Sarah Ann (Marigold) Fones; married, October 21, 1863, to Phebe E. Wright; father of Alfred Civilion Fones (1869-1938; dentist, father of dental hygiene).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Elial T. Foote Elial Todd Foote (1796-1877) — also known as Elial T. Foote — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Gill, Franklin County, Mass., May 1, 1796. Physician; banker; member of New York state assembly, 1819-20, 1826-27 (Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Niagara counties 1819-20, Chautauqua County 1826-27); Chautauqua County Judge, 1823-43; postmaster at Jamestown, N.Y., 1829-41. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., November 17, 1877 (age 81 years, 200 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Foote (1770-1848) and Sybil (Doolittle) Foote (1777-1832); brother of Charles Doolittle Foote (1812-1888); married, December 31, 1817, to Anna Cheney (1800-1840); married 1841 to Amelia Stiles (Leavitt) Jenkins (1799-1867); married 1869 to Emily Stockbridge (1803-1887).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of Chautauqua County (1875)
Chauncey Forward Chauncey Forward (1793-1839) — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Granby, Hartford County, Conn., February 4, 1793. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1820-22; member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1826-31; Somerset County Prothonotary and Recorder, 1831. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died, from typhoid fever, in Somerset, Somerset County, Pa., October 19, 1839 (age 46 years, 257 days). Interment at Aukeny Square Cemetery, Somerset, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Forward (1752-1821) and Susannah (Holcombe) Forward (1753-1832); brother of Oliver Owen Forward and Walter Forward; married to Rebecca Blair (1796-1836); father of Mary Forward (who married Jeremiah Sullivan Black); grandfather of Chauncey Forward Black; first cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wells Holcomb, Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Edmond Alfred Holcomb; second cousin twice removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, John Allen, Charles Ogden Tappan, Martin Harris Holcomb and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Lyle Donald Holcomb; fourth cousin of Hezekiah Case, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Abiel Case, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb and William Gleason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Luther Walter Badger, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, John William Allen, Oliver Dwight Filley, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Noah Webster Holcomb and Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937).
  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
  Image source: Twentieth-Century Bench and Bar of Pennsylvania (1903)
  Christian Frederick Fox (1861-1933) — also known as Christian F. Fox — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Germany, December 14, 1861. Republican. Sausage manufacturer; merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Meriden, 1911-12. Episcopalian. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., November 16, 1933 (age 71 years, 337 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, December 24, 1883, to Emma R. Dason (1865-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Valentine Gideon (1859-1951) — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah; West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Iron County, Mo., January 11, 1859. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); justice of Utah state supreme court, 1917-27, 1927-29; appointed 1927; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1925-27. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died February 11, 1951 (age 92 years, 31 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, West Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Gideon and Artemesia (Matkin) Gideon; married 1889 to Elizabeth L. Lang.
  G. Harold Gilpatric (b. 1881) — of Putnam, Windham County, Conn. Born in Warren, Bristol County, R.I., July 8, 1881. Republican. Banker; Connecticut state treasurer, 1919-24; resigned 1924; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Gilpatric; married, October 19, 1905, to Irene Wheelock.
  Russel S. Gladwin (1823-1900) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Deep River, Middlesex County, Conn., April, 1823. Blacksmith; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1869-70. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., May 15, 1900 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Gladwin and Sarah (Doane) Gladwin; married to Eunice A. Averill (1823-1895).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elizur Stillman Goodrich (1834-1926) — also known as Elizur S. Goodrich — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., December 28, 1834. Republican. President, Hartford Street Railway Company; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1895-96; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1897-1901. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died June 1, 1926 (age 91 years, 155 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Elizur Goodrich (1798-1854) and Jerusha W. (Stillman) Goodrich (1803-1835); married 1859 to Mary Ann Hammer; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich (1761-1849); third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington, Moses Seymour and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin once removed of Herbert Ernest Powell.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Wheeler Goss (1893-1972) — also known as Edward W. Goss — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., April 27, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate, 1926-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1928, 1932; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1930-35; defeated, 1934. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., December 27, 1972 (age 79 years, 244 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Abbie Elizabeth Boggs (1892-1942).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Raymond Green (1856-1947) — also known as William R. Green — of Audubon, Audubon County, Iowa; Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 7, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; economist; district judge in Iowa 15th District, 1894-1911; U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1911-28; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1928-40. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died in Bellport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 11, 1947 (age 90 years, 216 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Franklin Green and Sarah Maria (Raymond) Green; married 1887 to Luella Washington Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lindley Hoag Hadley (1861-1948) — also known as Lindley H. Hadley — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born near Sylvania, Parke County, Ind., June 19, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1915-33; defeated, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 4, 1948 (age 87 years, 138 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Wilton, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Hadley and Martha (McCoy) Hadley; married, June 1, 1887, to Lavalette Cross.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Harrison Hall (1854-1921) — also known as George H. Hall — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Bristol, Hartford County, Conn., November 26, 1854. Republican. Coal and firewood merchant; fire chief; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1895-98; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died September 10, 1921 (age 66 years, 288 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Bristol, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Dickerman Hall (1824-1904) and Laura Amanda (Hall) Hall (1828-1897); married, March 19, 1873, to Jessie A. Wooding (1856-1935); father of Lawson Wooding Hall; third cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace, Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop (1772-1846) and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843), Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth and Arthur Eugene Parmelee; fourth cousin once removed of Morris Woodruff, Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929) and James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr..
  Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Cannon Hall (1888-1946) — also known as Harold C. Hall — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., October 11, 1888. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; candidate for mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1941; member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1945-46. Member, Eagles; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1946 (age about 57 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Leland Hall and Laura (Cannon) Hall.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William E. Hanmer (1879-1966) — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., October 7, 1879. Republican. Retail fuel business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1941-44; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1945-46. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Exchange Club. Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., January 5, 1966 (age 86 years, 90 days). Interment at Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Hanmer (1839-1884) and Clara Elizabeth (Way) Hanmer (1842-1932); brother of Alfred Welles Hanmer and Charles H. Hanmer, Jr. (1869-1953); married to Flora E. Fancher (1874-1963).
  Political family: Hanmer family of Wethersfield, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Harrington (c.1859-1919) — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., about 1859. Democrat. Postmaster at Essex, Conn., 1888-92, 1896-1900, 1915-19. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. After a shortage of $1,250 was discovered in his post office accounts, he died from self-inflicted gunshot, in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., September 24, 1919 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lemuel Harrison (1765-1857) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 17, 1765. Clock manufacturer; warden (borough president) of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1828-30. Member, Freemasons. Died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., November 25, 1857 (age 92 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Harrison ; married, March 4, 1790, to Sarah Clark.
  Owen Ruick Havens (b. 1856) — also known as Owen R. Havens — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., August 23, 1856. Republican. Farmer; manufacturer; first selectman of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 1892-93, 1901-09; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Rocky Hill, 1893-94, 1905-06; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Rocky Hill; elected 1901. Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer G. Havens and Melvine (Ruick) Havens; married 1897 to Lillian Sophia White.
  William Franklin Henney (b. 1852) — also known as William F. Henney — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., November 2, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; director and counsel, Hartford Electric Light Co. and Southern New England Telephone Co.; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1904-08; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1913-16. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henney and Mene (Barclay) Henney.
E. Stevens Henry Edward Stevens Henry (1836-1921) — also known as E. Stevens Henry — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Gill, Franklin County, Mass., February 10, 1836. Republican. Farmer; dry goods merchant; banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1883; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1887-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee to Notify Nominees); Connecticut state treasurer, 1889-93; mayor of Rockville, Conn., 1894-95; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1895-1913; defeated, 1892. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., October 10, 1921 (age 85 years, 242 days). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Vernon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward F. Henry and Eliza A. (Stevens) Henry; married, February 11, 1860, to Lucina E. Dewey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  William Lincoln Higgins (1867-1951) — also known as William L. Higgins — of South Coventry, Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Chesterfield, Hampshire County, Mass., March 8, 1867. Republican. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1905-08, 1917-22, 1925-28; member of Connecticut state senate, 1909-12; first selectman of Coventry, Connecticut, 1917-32; Tolland County Commissioner, 1921-32; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1929-33; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1933-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., November 19, 1951 (age 84 years, 256 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Chesterfield Center Cemetery, Chesterfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles A. Hoffman (b. 1863) — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in High Bridge, Hunterdon County, N.J., December 9, 1863. Republican. Cigar business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1903-06; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Hoffman.
Marcus H. Holcomb Marcus Hensey Holcomb (1844-1932) — also known as Marcus H. Holcomb — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn., November 28, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1876; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1893-94; banker; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Southington, 1902; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1905-06; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1905-06; Connecticut state attorney general, 1907-10; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1910-15; Governor of Connecticut, 1915-21. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Redmen; Foresters; Grange. Died in Southington, Hartford County, Conn., March 5, 1932 (age 87 years, 98 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Carlos Holcomb (1810-1895) and Adah (Bushnell) Holcomb (1815-1904); married, October 16, 1872, to Sarah Carpenter Bennett (1840-1901); second cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; third cousin of Burton Everett Hoskins; fourth cousin of Chauncey Forward Black and Joseph Wells Holcomb; fourth cousin once removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb, Thomas Holcomb, Jr. (1879-1965) and Edmond Alfred Holcomb.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Buckley — William M. Maltbie
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: One Hundredth Anniversary (1919)
David F. Hollister David Frederick Hollister (1826-1906) — also known as David F. Hollister — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., March 31, 1826. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1858; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Connecticut District, 1863-83. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., May 4, 1906 (age 80 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gideon Hollister and Harriet (Jackson) Hollister; married 1852 to Mary E. Jackson.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Milton Cleveland Isbell (1870-1940) — also known as Milton C. Isbell — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Seymour, New Haven County, Conn., November 10, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1905-06, 1911-12, 1915-16; defeated, 1912, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Connecticut, July 21, 1940 (age 69 years, 254 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, November 14, 1906, to Cora Amanda Wakelee (1875-1935).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sherman Kimberly Ives (b. 1902) — also known as Sherman K. Ives — of Connecticut. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., April 18, 1902. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 32nd District, 1933; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1952-53. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Alden Allen Ives (1930?-).
  Newell Jennings (b. 1883) — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Bristol, Hartford County, Conn., May 12, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1914; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1922-37; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1937-48. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Joseph Jennings and Elizabeth Naomi (Newell) Jennings; married, June 28, 1910, to Rachel K. Peck.
  Anson Foster Keeler (1887-1943) — also known as Anson F. Keeler — of South Norwalk, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 22, 1887. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; laundry owner; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1927-31; member of Connecticut state senate 26th District, 1931; Connecticut state comptroller, 1933-35. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Redmen. Died, from a heart ailment, in Veterans Hospital, Newington, Hartford County, Conn., September 29, 1943 (age 56 years, 7 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Foster Keeler (born 1854) and Mary Gazetta (Foster) Keeler (born 1856); seventh great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler; first cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; second cousin twice removed of Stephen Hiram Keeler; third cousin twice removed of Calvin Frisbie; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Silliman, Gold Selleck Silliman and Benjamin Silliman; fourth cousin of Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923), Tracy R. Bangs and Frank D. Bangs.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923) — also known as Edwin O. Keeler — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn., January 12, 1846. Republican. Wholesale grocer; banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1893-96; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1893-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; member of Connecticut state senate, 1897-1900; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1901-03; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died December 4, 1923 (age 77 years, 326 days). Interment somewhere in Norwalk, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonah Charles Keeler (1808-1873) and Henrietta (Olmstead) Keeler; married, May 13, 1868, to Sarah Velina Whiting; second cousin once removed of Fred Lockwood Keeler; third cousin once removed of Martin Keeler; fourth cousin of Stephen Hiram Keeler, Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne and John Sherman; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs, John Clarence Keeler, Thomas Mott Osborne (1859-1926) and Anson Foster Keeler.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  George Edward Keeney (1849-1923) — also known as George E. Keeney — of Somersville, Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Born in South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., March 22, 1849. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1889-90, 1893-94; president, Hartford Life Insurance Company, 1899; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Died in Somersville, Somers, Tolland County, Conn., October 4, 1923 (age 74 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rockwell Keeney and Leonora Keeney; married 1873 to Ellen Denison; uncle of Ralph Denison Keeney (who married Julia Allen) and R. Leland Keeney (1883-1963); granduncle of Robert L. Keeney, Jr..
  Political family: Keeney family of Somers, Connecticut.
Henry T. King Henry Thomas King (1867-1956) — also known as Henry T. King — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1918-19, 1922-23; defeated, 1919. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., July 28, 1956 (age about 89 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, November 28, 1894, to Josephiine Morse (1869-1916); married to Stella B. Miller; father of Henry T. King, Jr. (1919-2009; U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg war crimes trials of Nazi leaders in 1945-49).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Meriden Municipal Register 1919
  Herman Paul Kopplemann (1880-1957) — also known as Herman P. Kopplemann — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Odessa, Ukraine, May 1, 1880. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1913-14; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1917-20; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1933-39, 1941-43, 1945-47; defeated, 1928, 1938, 1942, 1946. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Americans for Democratic Action. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 11, 1957 (age 77 years, 102 days). Interment at Emanuel Cemetery, Wethersfield, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Everett Lake Everett John Lake (1871-1948) — also known as Everett Lake — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., February 8, 1871. Republican. Lumber business; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1903-04; member of Connecticut state senate, 1905-06; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912; Governor of Connecticut, 1921-23. Congregationalist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons. Died September 16, 1948 (age 77 years, 221 days). Interment at Westford Cemetery, Ashford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Lake and Martha A. (Cockings) Lake; married, September 4, 1895, to Eva Louise Sykes; married 1940 to Barbara Grace Lincoln (1896-1968).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Rufus Wharton Landon (1815-1886) — also known as Rufus W. Landon — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., May 3, 1815. Democrat. Postmaster at Niles, Mich., 1839-41; real estate business; Berrien County Treasurer, 1843-52; banker; mayor of Niles, Mich., 1860-62, 1865; member of Michigan state senate 18th District, 1863-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1864. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Niles, Berrien County, Mich., December 26, 1886 (age 71 years, 237 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Landon and Martha (Hoyt) Landon; married 1843 to Margaret Gray (1817-1865); married 1867 to Matilda McOmber (1834-1874); married 1877 to Linda Eoline Vought (1856-1942; librarian and namesake of Landon Hall at Michigan State University).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene W. Latimer (b. 1887) — of South Coventry, Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Coventry, Tolland County, Conn., July 23, 1887. Republican. Grain and coal dealer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1930; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1937-42; member of Connecticut state senate 35th District, 1943-46. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William C. Latimer and H. A. (Richmond) Latimer.
  Frederick Palmer Latimer (b. 1875) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Montville, New London County, Conn., November 13, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1907-08; secretary, New London and East Lyme street railway. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph S. Latimer and Arabella (Palmer) Latimer; married 1901 to Grace Hamilton.
  Benjamin M. Leipner (b. 1903) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 12, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1937-38; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1945-46; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1964. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Leipner and Annie Leipner.
  John Nelson Lewis (b. 1847) — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Born in Exeter, Washington County, R.I., April 23, 1847. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1889, 1891; member of Connecticut state senate, 1897. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Order of United American Mechanics. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Lewis and Mary (Sisson) Lewis; married 1873 to E. Nietta Lee.
  John Henry Light (b. 1855) — also known as John H. Light — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Carmel, Putnam County, N.Y., March 27, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; Fairfield County Treasurer, 1899-1906; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1899-1901; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1901-02; common pleas court judge in Connecticut, 1901-05; Connecticut state attorney general, 1910-15; appointed 1910. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Belden Light and Ann (Keenan) Light; married, August 3, 1881, to Ida M. Lockwood.
  H. Wales Lines (1838-1927) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn., June 3, 1838. Republican. Building contractor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1869; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1877-79; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1879-80; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1888. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Blind after 1900. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 11, 1927 (age 88 years, 222 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Willis Lines and Harriet (Bunnell) Lines; married 1861 to Sarah Congdon Munger (1838-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Costello Lippitt (1842-1924) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in East Killingly, Killingly, Windham County, Conn., December 12, 1842. Republican. Banker; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1908-10; Connecticut state treasurer, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Society of Colonial Wars. Died August 21, 1924 (age 81 years, 253 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Norris G. Lippitt (1816-1867) and Eliza M. (Leffingwell) Lippitt (1819-1863); married to Emily Hyde Standish (1842-1889); married, June 4, 1890, to Gertrude Hopkins Lamphere (1858-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Flavel S. Luther Flavel Sweeten Luther (1850-1928) — also known as Flavel S. Luther — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., March 26, 1850. Republican. School teacher; college professor; president, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., 1904-19; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1907-08. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in 1928 (age about 78 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Flavel S. Luther and Jane (Lillie) Luther; married, November 2, 1871, to Isabel Blake Ely (1848-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut
  Herbert Stanley MacDonald (1907-1998) — also known as Herbert S. MacDonald — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; North Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., January 14, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate, 1947-48; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1957-72; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1972-. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died January 15, 1998 (age 91 years, 1 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Webster MacDonald and Bessie (Bowman) MacDonald; married, March 2, 1933, to Margaretta Wolff Miller.
  Ernest Orrin Maine (b. 1913) — also known as Ernest O. Maine — of Rhode Island. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., 1913. Republican. Auctioneer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1947-49; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1949-57. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons; Grange. Interment at Thompson Cemetery, North Stonington, Conn.
  Samuel H. Malkan (b. 1893) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Washington, D.C., December 4, 1893. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1935-46. Jewish. Member, American Legion; Jewish War Veterans; Eagles; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Malkan and Sarah Malkan.
  William Henry Marigold (1858-1933) — also known as William H. Marigold — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn.; Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., September 17, 1858. Republican. Mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1891-93; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1895-96; postmaster at Bridgeport, Conn., 1897-1914. Member, Freemasons. Died, in the Masonic Home, Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., October 8, 1933 (age 75 years, 21 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Anne C. Henderson (1858-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert T. Marland (1918-1991) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn., January 20, 1918. Republican. Rancher; radio station owner; member of Nebraska railway commission, 1967-69, 1971- (4th District 1967-69, 1st District 1971); appointed 1967. Member, Elks; Freemasons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in October, 1991 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
Arthur W. Marsden Arthur Willard Marsden (b. 1880) — also known as Arthur W. Marsden — of Madison, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Westville, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 16, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1904; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Madison, 1909-10, 1913-18, 1921-22; member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1911-12, 1919-20. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of S. Arthur Marsden (died 1883) and Katharine (Willard) Marsden; married, September 16, 1903, to Josephine Parker.
  Image source: Connecticut Legislative History and Souvenir (1909)
  Albert W. Mattoon — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Tobacco merchant; candidate for mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1915. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (1764-1825) — also known as Return J. Meigs, Jr. — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., November 17, 1764. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Marietta, Ohio, 1794-95; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1803-04, 1808-09; resigned 1804; federal judge, 1807-08; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1808-10; Governor of Ohio, 1810-14; U.S. Postmaster General, 1814-23. Member, Freemasons. Died in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, March 29, 1825 (age 60 years, 132 days). Interment at Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joanna (Winborn) Meigs (1740-1773) and Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr.; father of Mary Sophia Meigs (1793-1863; who married John George Jackson (1777-1825)); uncle of Return Jonathan Meigs III; first cousin of Henry Meigs; first cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, Jr..
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meigs County, Ohio is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard A. Middleton (1869-1956) — of Broad Brook, East Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., October 31, 1869. Republican. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Windsor, 1901-02; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from East Windsor, 1902; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1907-08; first selectman of East Windsor, Connecticut, 1909-19. Member, Freemasons; Foresters. Died in 1956 (age about 86 years). Interment at Melrose Cemetery, East Windsor, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Jane F. Titley (1878-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Isaac Newton Mills (1851-1929) — also known as Isaac N. Mills — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., September 10, 1851. Republican. Westchester County Judge, 1884-95; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1901-02; Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1907-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Member, Freemasons. Died, from an infection that followed surgery, in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., July 14, 1929 (age 77 years, 307 days). Interment at St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Mills (1807-1890) and Susan E. (Arnold) Mills (1821-1854); married to Cara Maria Burnett (1856-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Nash Morgan (1844-1931) — also known as Daniel N. Morgan — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., August 18, 1844. Democrat. Grocer; dry goods merchant; banker; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1880-81, 1884-85; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1883; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1885-86, 1893; resigned 1893; Treasurer of the United States, 1893-97; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1898. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. While crossing a street, he was hit by an automobile, was badly injured, and died twelve days later, in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., May 30, 1931 (age 86 years, 285 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Morgan (1801?-1871) and Hannah (Nash) Morgan; married, June 10, 1868, to Medora Huganen Judson (daughter of William A. Judson).
  Political family: Morgan-Judson family of Newtown and Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  Charles Gould Morris (1871-1961) — also known as Charles G. Morris — of Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Westville, Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., February 4, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; milk dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Newtown, 1919-20; defeated, 1920; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1924, 1926, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; United World Federalists; Freemasons. Died in 1961 (age about 90 years). Interment at Zoar Cemetery, Newtown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Luzon Burritt Morris (1827-1895) and Eugenia L. (Tuttle) Morris; married, September 27, 1899, to Elisabeth Woodbridge (1870-1964; essayist; one of the first women to receive a PhD from Yale University).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Charles Hine Nettleton Charles Hine Nettleton (b. 1850) — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn.; Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 29, 1850. Warden (borough president) of Shelton, Connecticut, 1882-83; president, New Haven Gas Light Company; president, Birmingham National Bank; general manager, Birmingham Water Company. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Union League; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Nettleton and Ellen (Hine) Nettleton; married, November 11, 1874, to Katharine Arold.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Francis Irving Nettleton (b. 1874) — also known as Francis I. Nettleton — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn., October 23, 1874. Republican. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Huntington, 1907-08; mayor of Shelton, Conn., 1919-30. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles P. Nettleton and Frances A. (Hallock) Nettleton; married 1899 to Jean M. Mitchell.
  Matthew Turner Newton (b. 1829) — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., June 4, 1829. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1853, 1893; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president, Suffield Savings Bank. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Loyal Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Israel Newton and Harriet (Turner) Newton.
  Benjamin Page (1840-1929) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in North Branford, New Haven County, Conn., September 4, 1840. Republican. Insurance agent; bank director; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1890-91. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., March 2, 1929 (age 88 years, 179 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Page and Sarah E. (Merriam) Page; married to Margaret A. Cook (1837-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allan W. Paige (1854-1913) — of Huntington (now Shelton), Fairfield County, Conn.; Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Sherman, Fairfield County, Conn., February 28, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1882, 1891-92; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1891-92; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1905-06; defeated, 1906. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Union League. Died July 27, 1913 (age 59 years, 149 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John O. Paige (1827-1895) and Cornelia (Joyce) Paige (1834-1893); married, December 15, 1887, to Elizabeth Downs (1863-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William A. Painter (1917-1990) — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., March 3, 1917. Republican. Insurance agent; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Naugatuck, 1943-44; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1945-46. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died October 6, 1990 (age 73 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander J. Painter and Katherine Painter.
Freeman F. Patten Freeman Fremont Patten (1856-1937) — also known as Freeman F. Patten — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Somers, Tolland County, Conn., November 3, 1856. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; bank director; warden (borough president) of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, 1904; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1905-06; Connecticut state treasurer, 1907-11. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn., November 8, 1937 (age 81 years, 5 days). Interment at Stafford Springs Cemetery, Stafford Springs, Stafford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Lily Daisy Welch (1868-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Morris B. Payne (b. 1885) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Waterford, New London County, Conn., January 19, 1885. Republican. Architect; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1921-24; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1939-40; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Sphinx. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Payne and Ellen (Gillen) Payne; married, October 14, 1909, to Jeannie Grandall Nash.
  Wesley Ulysses Pearne (b. 1851) — also known as Wesley U. Pearne — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 1, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1901-02, 1905-06; defeated, 1902. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Marshall Pearne and Emily Ann (Swathel) Pearne; married, April 25, 1883, to Harriette Cornelia Arnold.
  Henry E. Peck (1795-1867) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Berlin, Hartford County, Conn., January 3, 1795. Whig. Publishing business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1842, 1847-48, 1850, 1854; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1846-50; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1851. Member, Freemasons. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., March 1, 1867 (age 72 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 9, 1818, to Jerusha Clark (1797-1887).
  Frank H. Peet (1892-1964) — of Kent, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Kent, Litchfield County, Conn., November 30, 1892. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Kent, 1939-40; member of Connecticut state senate, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in 1964 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harris Pendleton (b. 1845) — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 15, 1845. Telegraph operator; civil engineer; druggist; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1886; undertaker. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harris Pendleton (1811-1890) and Sarah (Chester) Pendleton; brother of James Pendleton; married, November 8, 1871, to Mary Brewster Burtch (born 1847); great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin twice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889), Cyrus Henry Pendleton and Cornelius Welles Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; third cousin of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows and Claudius Victor Pendleton; fourth cousin of Enoch C. Chapman.
  Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James Pendleton (b. 1854) — of Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., July 29, 1854. Republican. Postmaster; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stonington, 1895-98; warden (borough president) of Stonington, Connecticut, 1896-97; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1899-1900. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harris Pendleton (1811-1890) and Sarah (Chester) Pendleton (died 1883); brother of Harris Pendleton (1845-?); married, June 12, 1884, to Sarah Elizabeth Potter; great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin twice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889), Cyrus Henry Pendleton and Cornelius Welles Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; third cousin of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows and Claudius Victor Pendleton; fourth cousin of Enoch C. Chapman.
  Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889) — also known as James M. Pendleton — of Westerly, Washington County, R.I. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., January 10, 1822. Republican. Banker; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1862-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1868, 1876; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1868; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1871-75; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1878-84. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., February 16, 1889 (age 67 years, 37 days). Interment at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, R.I.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827) and Phebe (Cole) Pendleton (1786-1867); married 1847 to Arabella Bethene Spencer; grandson of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); second cousin of Charles Marsh Pendleton and Cyrus Henry Pendleton; second cousin once removed of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer (1827-1891), Charles Henry Pendleton, Harris Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, James Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Cornelius Welles Pendleton and Claudius Victor Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Enoch C. Chapman.
  Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frederick Lord Perry (b. 1871) — also known as Frederick L. Perry — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Woodbridge, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., March 14, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1915-16, 1921-23; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1917-21; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1922. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Niles Perry and Fedora Elizabeth (Lord) Perry; married, October 22, 1902, to Annie Emilie Newton.
  William R. Peterson (1894-1992) — of Portland, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., June 8, 1894. Republican. Petroleum distributor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Portland, 1939-43; member of Connecticut state senate, 1947-49; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Died in a nursing home at Portland, Middlesex County, Conn., December 11, 1992 (age 98 years, 186 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Olaf Frederick Peterson and Sophie Christine (Johnson) Peterson; married, September 16, 1916, to Clara Amelie Bergeson.
  John Pitcher (1795-1892) — of Spencer County, Ind.; Posey County, Ind. Born in Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn., August 22, 1795. Lawyer; Spencer County Sheriff, 1826-30; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1830-31; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1837; member of Indiana state senate, 1841-44; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1848; candidate for delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Reputed to have loaned law books to the young Abraham Lincoln. Died in Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind., August 2, 1892 (age 96 years, 346 days). Interment at Hedges Central Elementary School Playground, Mt. Vernon, Ind.
  Miles B. Preston (b. 1850) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., May 9, 1850. Democrat. Mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1896-1900; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1908. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Truman W. Preston (c.1825-1896).
  Frank James Rice (1869-1917) — also known as Frank J. Rice — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., February 5, 1869. Republican. Streetcar conductor; grocer; real estate business; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1910-17; died in office 1917. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Elks; Redmen; Order of Heptasophs; Knights of Pythias; Union League. Died January 18, 1917 (age 47 years, 348 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Hull Rice (1843-1915) and Caroline Elizabeth (Holbrook) Rice (1849-1931); married, July 16, 1890, to Charlotte A. Watrous.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Spellman Roberts (1842-1923) — also known as Edward S. Roberts — of East Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., April 15, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; creamery business; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1875, 1889; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1901; Connecticut state treasurer, 1913-15. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Grange. Died April 9, 1923 (age 80 years, 359 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, East Canaan, North Canaan, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Roberts and Hannah (Spellman) Roberts; married, September 4, 1867, to Lois Jane Briggs.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John G. Root — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. President, Farmers and Mechanics National Bank; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1888-90. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend Scudder (1865-1960) — of Glen Head, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Northport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 26, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1899-1901, 1903-05; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-20, 1927-35; defeated, 1920; appointed 1927; candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1921; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1933. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., February 22, 1960 (age 94 years, 211 days). Interment at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.; cenotaph at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Townsend Scudder (1828-1874) and Sarah Maria (Frost) Scudder; married, June 3, 1891, to Mary Dannat Thayer (1866-1924); nephew of Henry Joel Scudder; great-grandson of Henry Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Scudder (1795-1866).
  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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew N. Shepard (b. 1862) — of Portland, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Portland, Middlesex County, Conn., May 5, 1862. Republican. Tobacco dealer; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Portland, 1901-02; member of Connecticut state senate 34th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1910. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson Shepard and Elizabeth (Tryon) Shepard; married to Harriet Stockwell.
  James Arthur Sherwood (1867-1944) — also known as J. Arthur Sherwood — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. Born May 8, 1867. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Easton, 1903-04; defeated, 1912, 1916; first selectman of Easton, Connecticut, 1907. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died April 24, 1944 (age 76 years, 352 days). Interment at Easton Cemetery, Easton, Conn.
  Samuel Shethar (c.1887-1940) — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, about 1887. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; hat manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston; defeated, 1930; elected 1932. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. Died in Weston, Fairfield County, Conn., April 25, 1940 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Hall Shethar and Agnes (Nesmuth) Shethar.
  Francis Emanuel Shober (1860-1919) — also known as Frank E. Shober — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 24, 1860. Democrat. School teacher; minister; newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1906. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., October 7, 1919 (age 58 years, 348 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery, Danbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Edwin Shober (1831-1896) and Josephine May (Wheat) Shober (1833-1917); married, April 11, 1882, to Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; first cousin once removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt); second great-grandson of Daniel Roberdeau.
  Political family: Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank D. Sloat (1835-1922) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Fishkill, Dutchess County, N.Y., September 28, 1835. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; president, Victor Sewing Machine Company, 1873; Connecticut state comptroller, 1883-85. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died March 10, 1922 (age 86 years, 163 days). Interment at Union Valley Cemetery, Carmel, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles Emory Smith Charles Emory Smith (1842-1908) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn., February 18, 1842. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1876; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1890-92; U.S. Postmaster General, 1898-1902. Baptist. Member, Union League; Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 19, 1908 (age 65 years, 335 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Emory Boutelle Smith and Arvilla T. (Royce) Smith; married, June 30, 1863, to Ella Huntley (1842-1906).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Friend William Smith, Jr. (1829-1917) — also known as Friend W. Smith, Jr. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Delaware County, N.Y., May 11, 1829. Republican. Inventor; manufacturer; bank director; postmaster at Bridgeport, Conn., 1861-69. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from pneumonia, in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., March 3, 1917 (age 87 years, 296 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Friend William Smith (1799-1871) and Mary (Esmond) Smith (1799-1886); married to Angeline A. Weed (1833-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Wilbert Snow (1884-1977) — also known as C. Wilbert Snow — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in White Head Island, Knox County, Maine, April 6, 1884. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1945-46; Governor of Connecticut, 1946-47; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; American Legion. Died September 28, 1977 (age 93 years, 175 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
George E. Somers George Edwin Somers (1833-1915) — also known as George E. Somers — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., January 21, 1833. Republican. Machinist; inventor; superintendent, later president, Bridgeport Brass Company; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1897. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died December 18, 1915 (age 82 years, 331 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Esther (Peck) Somers (1798-1884) and Rufus Somers (1800-1857); married 1858 to Sarah J. Noble (died 1863); married, December 6, 1865, to Fannie Elizabeth (French) Clark (1840-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Norman C. Stevens (c.1884-1932) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., about 1884. Republican. Insurance executive; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1924-28. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 12, 1932 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Vincent Stillman (1828-1891) — of Rhode Island. Born in Voluntown, New London County, Conn., August 13, 1828. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1870. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., August 21, 1891 (age 63 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
William H. Taft William Howard Taft (1857-1930) — also known as William H. Taft; "Big Bill" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 15, 1857. Republican. Superior court judge in Ohio, 1887-90; U.S. Solicitor General, 1890-92; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1892-1900; law professor; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1901-04; U.S. Secretary of War, 1904-08; President of the United States, 1909-13; defeated, 1912; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1921-30. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Psi Upsilon; Skull and Bones; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1930 (age 72 years, 174 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of Henry Waters Taft; married, June 19, 1886, to Helen Louise 'Nellie' Herron (1861-1943; daughter of John Williamson Herron; niece of William Collins; granddaughter of Ela Collins); father of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; uncle of Walbridge S. Taft; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; grandfather of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-grandfather of Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-); second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer, Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Walter P. Johnson — Fred Warner Carpenter — Charles D. Hilles
  Epitaph: "#S#(1908) Progress and Prosperity."
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William Howard Taft: Paolo Enrico Coletta, The Presidency of William Howard Taft — James Chace, 1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs : The Election that Changed the Country — Alpheus Thomas Mason, William Howard Taft — Lewis L. Gould, The William Howard Taft Presidency
  Critical books about William Howard Taft: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1901
  Ralph Smith Taintor (1811-1892) — also known as Ralph S. Taintor — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 13, 1811. Republican. Farmer; wool commission merchant; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1857. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., October 22, 1892 (age 80 years, 344 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Colchester, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, June 2, 1834, to Phoebe Higgins Lord (1814-1890); father of Charles Newhall Taintor (1840-1920); first cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin of John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin of DeGrasse Maltby and Henry Taintor; third cousin twice removed of Samuel DeWitt Maltby and Benjamin Josiah Maltby; fourth cousin of Calvin Frisbie; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong and Asa H. Otis.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Frederick Thayer (b. 1852) — also known as Charles F. Thayer — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., November 6, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1891-92; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1892, 1898, 1905; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1900-08, 1911; Connecticut Democratic state chair, 1901. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles D. Thayer and Lucy E. (Nichols) Thayer; married, October 22, 1884, to Mary Hewitt.
  Campaign slogan: "No drafted men, but only volunteers."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lyman Twining Tingier (1862-1920) — also known as Lyman T. Tingier — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Webster, Worcester County, Mass., June 9, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; bank director; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1909-12; mayor of Rockville, Conn., 1912-13; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1913-15; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1914. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Foresters. Died in 1920 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  John Harper Trumbull (1873-1961) — also known as John H. Trumbull — of Plainville, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Ashford, Windham County, Conn., March 4, 1873. Republican. Organizer and president, Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Co.; board chairman, Colonial Air Transport, Inc.; director and treasurer, Plainville Realty Co.; president, Plainville Trust Co.; director, Connecticut Light & Power Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President; member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932, 1936 (speaker); member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1921-24; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1922-30; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1925; Governor of Connecticut, 1925-31; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 5th District, 1933. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Humane Society. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 21, 1961 (age 88 years, 78 days). Interment at West Cemetery, Plainville, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Homer Trumbull (1847-1922) and Mary Ann (Harper) Trumbull (1849-1923); married, November 28, 1903, to Maud Pierce Usher (1874-1963; daughter of Robert Cleveland Usher (1841-1922)); father of Florence Trumbull (1904-1998; daughter-in-law of Calvin Coolidge).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Coolidge-Usher-Brown-Stickney family of Plainville, Connecticut; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Oscar Durland Tuthill (1877-1936) — also known as Oscar D. Tuthill — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 15, 1877. Republican. Dairy business; first selectman of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1921-36; died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Redmen; Rotary. Injured in an automobile accident in Briarcliff, N.Y., and died three days later, in Ossining Hospital, Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., September 29, 1936 (age 59 years, 258 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Sherman.
  Charles Leslie Upham (1839-1929) — also known as Charles L. Upham — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Townshend, Windham County, Vt., May 24, 1839. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; one of the founders of the Ives, Upham & Rand department store in Meriden; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1873-74. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., May 28, 1929 (age 90 years, 4 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Dennis Upham and Lucy McKenzie (Spink) Upham; married to Emiie Clark (died 1864); married, July 12, 1877, to Elizabeth Hall (1844-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Green Rich Vinal (b. 1840) — also known as Charles G. R. Vinal — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Monroe, Waldo County, Maine, January 14, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1894-95; member of Connecticut state senate, 1897-1900; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1901-05. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1865 to M. Amelia Hotchkiss (daughter of Julius Hotchkiss (1810-1878)).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Sr. (1855-1941) — also known as Adrian R. Wadsworth — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., November 26, 1855. Republican. Farmer; civil engineer; coal and ice dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Farmington, 1897-1902, 1921-22, 1925-32; defeated, 1894, 1908, 1914; warden (borough president) of Farmington, Connecticut, 1904-09, 1917; first selectman of Farmington, Connecticut, 1917, 1920-21. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., May 15, 1941 (age 85 years, 170 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Winthrop Manna Wadsworth (1812-1891) and Lucy Ann (Ward) Wadsworth (1820-1883); married to Charlotte Bishop Steele (1866-1918); father of Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Jr. (1895-1973); fourth cousin once removed of James Samuel Wadsworth.
  Political family: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) — also known as Henry A. Wallace — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; South Salem, Westchester County, N.Y. Born near Orient, Adair County, Iowa, October 7, 1888. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-40; Vice President of the United States, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940, 1944 (speaker); candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1945-46; Progressive candidate for President of the United States, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., November 18, 1965 (age 77 years, 42 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of May (Brodhead) Wallace and Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924); married, May 20, 1914, to Ilo Browne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Henry A. Wallace: John C. Culver & John Hyde, American Dreamer : The Life and Times of Henry A. Wallace — Graham White & John Maze, Henry A. Wallace : His Search for a New World Order — Dwight Macdonald, Henry Wallace : The Man and the Myth
  Frederick Seymour Wildman (1805-1893) — also known as Frederick S. Wildman — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., January 20, 1805. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster at Danbury, Conn., 1835; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1854, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856; Connecticut state treasurer, 1857-58; member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1860. Member, Freemasons. Died in Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., October 16, 1893 (age 88 years, 269 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery, Danbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Zalmon Wildman and Mary Betts (Dibble) Wildman (1776-1856); married 1827 to Julia Ann Starr (1807-1893); nephew of Nathaniel Hibbard Wildman; first cousin once removed of Eli Thacher Hoyt; second cousin twice removed of Ira R. Wildman (1850-1939); third cousin once removed of Abel Hoyt; fourth cousin of David DeForest Wildman; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Beers Hatch, Joseph Russell Hatch and Norris Hatch.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Green Willson (1858-1940) — also known as James G. Willson — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., October 23, 1858. First selectman of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1901. Member, Freemasons. Died in Gulfport, Pinellas County, Fla., September 23, 1940 (age 81 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Green Willson and Sarah Elizabeth (Smith) Willson; married to Henrietta Husted.
  Clifford Brittin Wilson (1879-1943) — also known as Clifford B. Wilson — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn.; Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 2, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; Fairfield County Coroner, 1909-11; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1911-21; defeated, 1921, 1935; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1915-21. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Sons of Veterans. Died, from a heart attack, in Weston, Fairfield County, Conn., January 1, 1943 (age 63 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James A. Wilson (died 1897) and Mary E. (Wordin) Wilson (died 1915); married, November 10, 1914, to Anastasia C. Dorsey.
  Paul Windels (1885-1967) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 7, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died, in Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., December 15, 1967 (age 82 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Windels and Pauline (Klink) Windels.
  Herbert E. Winsor (1850-1920) — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Sterling Hill, Sterling, Windham County, Conn., October 22, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; circuit judge in Michigan 37th Circuit, 1901-02; defeated, 1902. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 26, 1920 (age 70 years, 4 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Horace W. Winsor and Sabra (Gallup) Winsor; married, October 10, 1876, to Mary G. Eldredge.
  Roy T. Yates (1895-1960) — of Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., August 8, 1895. Republican. Banker; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1925-27; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1928-31; resigned 1931. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Shot in the abdomen, on August 14, 1931, by Miss Ruth Cranmer, in her apartment in Manhattan, New York; this incident led to the discovery that Miss Cranmer, apparently his mistress, had also received checks from the State of New Jersey; the New Jersey State Senate Judiciary committee began an investigation into whether Sen. Yates should be impeached; but then he resigned. Died, of a heart ailment, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 8, 1960 (age 64 years, 213 days). Interment somewhere in Easton, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Elsie Southrope.
  Fred R. Zeller (b. 1899) — of Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., September 5, 1899. Republican. Business executive; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1937-38; Connecticut state comptroller, 1939-41, 1943-45, 1947-49, 1951-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
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