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  Charles Adamson (b. 1859) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Cedartown, Polk County, Ga. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 17, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; cotton manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896, 1904, 1924. Unitarian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Beta Theta Pi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Adamson, Jr. (1822?-?) and Sarah Victorine (Wright) Adamson; married, October 27, 1897, to Katherine Brand Cook.
  William Charles Adamson (1854-1929) — also known as William C. Adamson — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga. Born in Bowdon, Carroll County, Ga., August 13, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; city judge in Georgia, 1885-89; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1892; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1897-1917; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1926-28. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Pythias. Died, of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 3, 1929 (age 74 years, 143 days). Interment at Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Adamson and Mary A. (McDaniel) Adamson; married, January 29, 1885, to Minna Reese (died 1912); married, January 1, 1917, to Ellen (Zellars) Camp.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ivan Earnest Allen, Sr. (b. 1877) — also known as Ivan Allen — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga., March 1, 1877. Democrat. Business executive; member of Georgia state senate, 1919-21; treasurer of Georgia Democratic Party, 1936; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1940, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Rotary; Moose. Gave Fort Mountain to the state of Georgia. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Earnest Allen and Susan Reese (Harris) Allen; married 1908 to Irene Beaumont; father of Ivan Earnest Allen, Jr. (1911-2003).
  Bond Almand (1894-1985) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga., January 13, 1894. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Fulton County, 1935-36; superior court judge in Georgia, 1942-43, 1945-49; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1949-69; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1969-72. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Junior Order; Kiwanis. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 13, 1985 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander James Almand (1852-1932) and Clara Emily (Bond) Almand (1860-1913); married, June 18, 1932, to Helen Whitefoot Barnett (1900-1996); grandson of William Parks Bond (1832-1898).
  Jefferson Randolph Anderson (b. 1861) — also known as J. Randolph Anderson — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 4, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney for several railroads; director, Savannah Bank and Trust Co.; director, Savannah Electric & Power Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1905-06, 1909-12; member of Georgia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1907-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912 (speaker); member of Georgia state senate, 1913-14. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. and Jane Margaret (Randolph) Anderson; married, November 27, 1895, to Anne Page Wilder.
  Maurice Neil Andrews (1894-1967) — also known as M. Neil Andrews — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in LaFayette, Walker County, Ga., December 24, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Solicitor General, Rome Circuit, 1929-32; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1942-46; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, 1949-50; resigned 1950. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons. Died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., August 31, 1967 (age 72 years, 250 days). Interment at LaFayette Cemetery, LaFayette, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Oty Payne Andrews and Ada (Frazier) Andrews; married, December 23, 1921, to Foy Rhyne.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Arlene (1917-1989) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Harrison, Washington County, Ga., September 5, 1917. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1959-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1984; member of Pennsylvania state senate 3rd District, 1967-80. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. First Black member of the Pennsylvania state senate. Died November 9, 1989 (age 72 years, 65 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Yates Atkinson, Jr. (1887-1953) — also known as William Y. Atkinson, Jr. — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., January 18, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Coweta County Democratic Party, 1916-20; solicitor general, Coweta Judicial Circuit, 1921-42; director, First National Bank of Newnan, Newnan Cotton Mills, Piedmont Hotel Co.; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1942; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1943-53. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Died November 28, 1953 (age 66 years, 314 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Yates Atkinson (1854-1899) and Susie Cobb (Milton) Atkinson; married, December 1, 1909, to Lourette Simms.
  Political family: Milton family of Georgia.
  William Julius Barker (1886-1968) — also known as William J. Barker — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Bartow, Polk County, Fla.; Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., June 25, 1886. Lawyer; circuit judge in Florida, 1925-40; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1940-59; took senior status 1959. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died April 13, 1968 (age 81 years, 293 days). Interment somewhere in Tampa, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William Dobbs Barker and Kate (Agricola) Barker; married, October 20, 1916, to Pauline Eleanor Bigham.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Robert Andrew Willson Barrett (1892-1945) — also known as R. A. W. Barrett — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Rusk, Cherokee County, Tex., November 21, 1892. Real estate business; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Atlanta, Ga., 1923-29. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons; American Legion. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in the station hospital, Ellington Field, Houston, Harris County, Tex., February 27, 1945 (age 52 years, 98 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Arthur Barrett (1853-1924) and Lela May (Willson) Barrett (1869-1954); married to Grace NcNaught Bloodworth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Reason Chesnutt Bell (b. 1880) — also known as R. C. Bell — of Cairo, Grady County, Ga. Born in Webster County, Ga., January 28, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Georgia, 1921-22; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1922-32; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1932-43, 1946-49; appointed 1932; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1943-46. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Reason Alexander Bell and Martha (Elliott) Bell; married, January 28, 1908, to Jennie Vereen; father of Vereen McNeill Bell (1911-1944; novelist, Navy officer, killed in battle of Leyte Gulf).
  John William Bennett (b. 1865) — also known as John W. Bennett — of Waycross, Ware County, Ga. Born in Wayne County, Ga., September 15, 1865. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1892-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1900; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1919-22. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Bennett and Rebecca Jane (Akins) Bennett; married, December 31, 1889, to Gertrude Price.
  James Lynwood Bentley (1904-1975) — also known as J. Lynwood Bentley — of Thomaston, Upson County, Ga. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., March 1, 1904. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Upson County, 1941-44; member of Georgia state senate, 1945-46; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Odd Fellows. Died July 7, 1975 (age 71 years, 128 days). Interment at Trice Cemetery, Upson County, Ga.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Henderson Blount, Jr. (1869-1918) — also known as James H. Blount, Jr. — Born in Clinton, Jones County, Ga., March 3, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. District Judge (Court of First Instance) in Philippine Islands, 1901-05. Member, Freemasons. Died October 7, 1918 (age 49 years, 218 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Henderson Blount and Eugenia (Wiley) Blount; married to Sallie B. Comer (daughter of Braxton Bragg Comer; later married to Frank Holland Lathrop (1851-?)).
  Political family: Blount-Comer family of Georgia.
  William T. Bodenhamer (1905-1984) — of Ty Ty, Tift County, Ga.; Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Born in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., November 19, 1905. Democrat. School teacher; minister; Tift County Superintendent of Schools, 1937-39; president, Nordman College, 1944-49; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1953-56. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Pi Kappa Alpha; Blue Key; Woodmen. Died in October, 1984 (age 78 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Edgar Bodenhamer (1875-1933) and Katherine (Hunt) Bodenhamer (born 1875); married, January 27, 1935, to Mariam Cornelia Brooks (born 1915).
  Horace Julian Bond (1940-2015) — also known as Julian Bond — of Georgia. Born in Hubbard Hospital, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., January 14, 1940. Democrat. A leader of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s; one of the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960, and the Southern Povery Law Center in 1971; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1967-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1968; speaker, 1984; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1968; member of Georgia state senate 39th District, 1975-87; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1986; chairman, NAACP, 1998-2010. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP. He received the Spingarn Medal in 2009. Died in Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa County, Fla., August 15, 2015 (age 75 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Horace Mann Bond and Julia Agnes (Washington) Bond; married 1961 to Alice Clopton; married 1990 to Pamela Sue Horowitz.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Critical books about Julian Bond: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37)
  William Parks Bond (1832-1898) — of Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Hall County, Ga., February 7, 1832. Democrat. Physician; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state senate, 1880-81; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1884-85. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga., July 14, 1898 (age 66 years, 157 days). Interment at Rock Chapel Historic Cemetery, Near Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph B. Bond (1790-1863) and Sarah (Barker) Bond (1792-1860); married, March 13, 1855, to Sarah Ann Born (1834-1876); married, October 31, 1877, to Sarah Ann (Lampkin) Harris (1835-1906); grandfather of Bond Almand (1894-1985).
  William Augustus Bootle (1902-2005) — also known as William A. Bootle — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born in Walterboro, Colleton County, S.C., August 19, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1929-33; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia, 1954-72; took senior status 1972. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Civitan. Died January 25, 2005 (age 102 years, 159 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Loraine Bootle and Laura Lilla (Benton) Bootle; married, November 24, 1928, to Virginia Childs.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph A. Boyd, Jr. (1916-2007) — of Hialeah, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Hoschton, Jackson County, Ga., November 16, 1916. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1969-87. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Lions. Died, of heart failure, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., October 26, 2007 (age 90 years, 344 days). Interment at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Ann Stripling.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Hillyer Brand (1861-1933) — also known as Charles H. Brand — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Loganville, Walton County, Ga., April 20, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state senate, 1894-95; superior court judge in Georgia, 1906-17; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1917-33 (8th District 1917-33, 10th District 1933); died in office 1933. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Elks; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., May 17, 1933 (age 72 years, 27 days). Interment at Shadowlawn Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Egbert Moultrie Brand (1833-1912) and Julia (Cooper) Brand (1836-1896); married 1886 to Estelle Winn (1865-1890); married to Mary Dixon Hutchins (1869-1912).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morris Brandon (1862-1940) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Dover, Stewart County, Tenn., April 13, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; general counsel, Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railway; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1898. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Delta Theta. Died February 13, 1940 (age 77 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Brandon and Minerva Elizabeth (Morris) Brandon; married, June 1, 1892, to Harriet Inman.
  William Gordon Brantley (1860-1934) — also known as William G. Brantley — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Blackshear, Pierce County, Ga., September 18, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1884-85; member of Georgia state senate, 1886-87; U.S. Representative from Georgia 11th District, 1897-1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., September 11, 1934 (age 73 years, 358 days). Interment at Blackshear Cemetery, Blackshear, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Daniel Brantley (1830?-1891) and Janet (McRae) Brantley; married, June 6, 1883, to Jessie Kate Westbrook (died 1895); married, January 8, 1901, to Mary George Linn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jack Thomas Brinkley (1930-2019) — also known as Jack T. Brinkley — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Born in Faceville, Decatur County, Ga., December 22, 1930. Democrat. School teacher; pilot in U.S. Air Force; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1965-66; U.S. Representative from Georgia 3rd District, 1967-83. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., January 23, 2019 (age 88 years, 32 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Garland Turk Byrd (1924-1997) — of Reynolds, Taylor County, Ga. Born in Reynolds, Taylor County, Ga., July 16, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; farmer; real estate business; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Taylor County, 1947-50; resigned 1950; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1959-63. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Elks; Kiwanis; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Chi. Died May 31, 1997 (age 72 years, 319 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Reynolds, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Dozier Eugene Byrd (1890-1972) and Mabel (Gaultney) Byrd (born 1899); married, August 22, 1946, to Gloria Elizabeth Whatley (born 1925).
  Jonnie Lafayette Caldwell (b. 1922) — also known as Jonnie L. Caldwell — of Upson County, Ga. Born in Butler, Taylor County, Ga., August 10, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Upson County, 1955-70; Georgia state comptroller general, 1971-. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Henry Christopher Callier (b. 1893) — of Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga. Born near Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga., July 29, 1893. Democrat. Farmer; lumber business; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Talbot County, 1947-56. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas P. Callier (1865-1937) and Julia Irene (Trussell) Callier (1872-1938); married, November 7, 1917, to Bessie Noell (born 1890).
  Albert Sidney Camp (1892-1954) — also known as A. Sidney Camp — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born near Moreland, Coweta County, Ga., July 26, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Coweta County Democratic Party, 1915-20; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Coweta County, 1923; resigned 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1952; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1939-54; died in office 1954. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 24, 1954 (age 61 years, 363 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Walker Camp and Ella (Leigh) Camp; married, November 19, 1925, to Sarah Farmer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence Sabyllia Camp (1898-1947) — also known as Lawrence S. Camp — of Fairburn, Campbell County (now Fulton County), Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Fairburn, Fulton County, Ga., November 20, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Campbell County, 1923-24; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1930-32; Georgia state attorney general, 1932-33; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1934-42; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1938. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order. Died May 5, 1947 (age 48 years, 166 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Rudicil Camp and Eugenia Sabyllia (Smith) Camp; married, June 25, 1918, to Rubye Tanner.
  Allen Daniel Candler (1834-1910) — also known as Allen D. Candler; "The One-Eyed Ploughboy from Pigeon Roost" — of Jonesboro, Clayton County, Ga.; Gainesville, Hall County, Ga. Born in Auraria, Lumpkin County, Ga., November 4, 1834. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; in the battle of Jonesboro, 1864, he was wounded, and lost an eye; railroad president; mayor of Gainesville, Ga., 1872; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1873-77; member of Georgia state senate, 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1883-91; secretary of state of Georgia, 1894-98; Governor of Georgia, 1898-1902. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., October 26, 1910 (age 75 years, 356 days). Interment at Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Nancy Caroline (Matthews) Candler and Daniel Gill Candler (1812-1887?); married, January 12, 1864, to Eugenia Williams; nephew of Samuel Charles Candler and Ezekiel Slaughter Candler; great-grandson of William Candler; first cousin of Milton Anthony Candler, Asa Griggs Candler and John Slaughter Candler; first cousin once removed of Charles Murphey Candler, Ezekiel Samuel Candler, Jr. and Thomas Slaughter Candler; second cousin once removed of Mark Anthony Cooper; third cousin once removed of Joseph Meriwether Terrell.
  Political family: Candler family of Georgia.
  Candler County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles Murphey Candler (1858-1935) — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., March 17, 1858. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1886-1904, 1907-08; member of Georgia state senate, 1905-06; Raiload Commission, 1909-22. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., August 7, 1935 (age 77 years, 143 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Anthony Candler and Eliza (Murphey) Candler (1839-1917); married, October 26, 1882, to Mary Hough Scott (1860-1934); father of George Scott Candler; nephew of Asa Griggs Candler and John Slaughter Candler; grandson of Charles Murphey and Samuel Charles Candler; grandnephew of Daniel Gill Candler and Ezekiel Slaughter Candler (1815-1869); second great-grandson of William Candler; first cousin of Ezekiel Samuel Candler, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Allen Daniel Candler; second cousin of Thomas Slaughter Candler.
  Political family: Candler family of Georgia.
  Thomas Slaughter Candler (1890-1971) — also known as Thomas S. Candler — of Blairsville, Union County, Ga. Born in Blairsville, Union County, Ga., December 15, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Union County Democratic Party, 1920-39; superior court judge in Georgia, 1939-45; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1945-66. Methodist. Member, Blue Key; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Died in Blairsville, Union County, Ga., 1971 (age about 80 years). Interment at Union Memory Garden, Blairsville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Ezekiel Candler (1855-1927) and Elizabeth (Haralson) Candler (1855-1934); married, April 26, 1916, to Augusta Beulah Cook (1893-1983); grandson of Ezekiel Slaughter Candler; grandnephew of Samuel Charles Candler and Daniel Gill Candler; second great-grandson of William Candler; first cousin once removed of Allen Daniel Candler, Milton Anthony Candler (1837-1909), Asa Griggs Candler and John Slaughter Candler; second cousin of Charles Murphey Candler and Ezekiel Samuel Candler, Jr..
  Political family: Candler family of Georgia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George H. Carley (b. 1938) — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., September 24, 1938. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1966; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1979-93; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1993-. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks; Rotary. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of George L. Carley, Jr. and Dorothy (Holmes) Carley; married 1960 to Sandra M. Lineberger.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Bryant Thomas Castellow (1876-1962) — also known as Bryant T. Castellow — of Cuthbert, Randolph County, Ga. Born in Quitman County, Ga., July 29, 1876. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 3rd District, 1932-37. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cuthbert, Randolph County, Ga., July 23, 1962 (age 85 years, 359 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Cuthbert, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Castellow and Mary (Gay) Castellow; married, June 28, 1911, to Ethel McDonald (died 1927).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Allen Alexander Chappell (b. 1889) — also known as Allen Chappell — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Born in Americus, Sumter County, Ga., January 24, 1889. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1933-34, 1937-40; member of Georgia state senate, 1935; member of Georgia public service commission, 1941-65. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Randall Norton Christmas (1920-1969) — also known as Randall N. Christmas; Randy Christmas — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Ocilla, Irwin County, Ga., October 14, 1920. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; mayor of Miami, Fla., 1955-57; defeated, 1957. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of heart disease, at North Shore Hospital, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., July 27, 1969 (age 48 years, 286 days). Interment at Southern Memorial, North Miami Beach, Fla.
  Relatives: Second great-grandson of Nathaniel Yarbrough (1810-1899) and Cornelius Murphy Bozeman; third great-grandson of John Bozeman.
  Political family: Bozeman-Christmas family of Georgia.
  Alexander Stephens Clay (1853-1910) — also known as Alexander S. Clay — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Born near Powder Springs, Cobb County, Ga., September 25, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1884-87, 1889-90; member of Georgia state senate, 1892-94; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1897-1910; died in office 1910. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., November 13, 1910 (age 57 years, 49 days). Interment at Marietta City Cemetery, Marietta, Ga.
  Presumably named for: Alexander H. Stephens
  Relatives: Son of William J. Clay (1829-1911) and Edna Ann Elizabeth (Peak) Clay (1829-1914); married, November 25, 1880, to Sara Frances White (1861-1940).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Alexander S. Clay (built 1944, scrapped 1970) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Steve Moreland Cocke (b. 1894) — also known as Steve M. Cocke — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in Armena, Lee County, Ga., February 14, 1894. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate 11th District, 1951-52; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1955-56. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Franklin Cocke (1857-1928) and Annie (Moreland) Cocke (1859-1921); married, October 23, 1915, to Pauline Barbre (born 1896).
  John Sanford Cohen (1870-1935) — also known as John S. Cohen — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., February 26, 1870. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1924-; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1932-33. Episcopalian. Jewish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 13, 1935 (age 65 years, 76 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Isaac Young Conger (1882-1950) — also known as Isaac Y. Conger; Ike Y. Conger — of Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Born in Ty Ty, Worth County (now Tift County), Ga., January 31, 1882. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; mail carrier; postmaster at Tifton, Ga., 1945-46 (acting, 1945); member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1947-48. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died, in Vereen Memorial Hospital, Moultrie, Colquitt County, Ga., July 16, 1950 (age 68 years, 166 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Tifton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Benjamin Conger (1853-1908) and Elizabeth D. (Young) Conger (1857-1938); brother of Abraham Benjamin Conger (1887-1953) (who married Margaret Onys Willis); married, January 31, 1912, to Mary Elizabeth Willis (1892-1954); third cousin thrice removed of Hugh Conger (1804-1869); fourth cousin once removed of James W. Conger.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Beeman Conrad (1922-1981) — also known as Robert B. Conrad — of Genoa, Nance County, Neb. Born in Schuyler, Colfax County, Neb., April 1, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1956; administrative assistant to Gov. Ralph Brooks, 1959-60; candidate in primary for Governor of Nebraska, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., February 22, 1981 (age 58 years, 327 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Eugene Cook (b. 1904) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Wrightsville, Johnson County, Ga., April 4, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia state attorney general, 1945-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1965-67. Baptist. Member, Delta Sigma Pi; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Elks; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Monroe Cook and Ida (Preston) Cook; married, June 28, 1928, to Julia Adelaide McClatchey.
  Edward Eugene Cox (1880-1952) — also known as Edward E. Cox — of Camilla, Mitchell County, Ga. Born near Camilla, Mitchell County, Ga., April 3, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1936, 1952; superior court judge in Georgia, 1912-16; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1925-52; defeated, 1916; died in office 1952. Baptist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 24, 1952 (age 72 years, 265 days). Interment at Oakview Cemetery, Camilla, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Edward Cox and Mary (Williams) Cox; married 1902 to Roberta Patterson; married, August 5, 1918, to Grace Pitts Hill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Zachariah Daniel Cravey (1894-1966) — also known as Zack D. Cravey — of DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Milan, Telfair County, Ga., April 13, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Telfair County Tax Collector, 1920-33; Georgia state game and fish commissioner, 1934-37; Georgia natural resources commissioner, 1941-43; Georgia state comptroller general, 1947-63; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis; Lions; Odd Fellows; American Legion. Died in November, 1966 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Charles Cravey and Margaret Jane (Studstill) Cravey; married 1921 to Jane Ophelia Pinkerton.
  Charles Robert Crisp (1870-1937) — also known as Charles R. Crisp — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Born in Ellaville, Schley County, Ga., October 19, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 3rd District, 1896-97, 1913-32; city judge in Georgia, 1900-11; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928; Parliamentarian, 1912. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Died in Americus, Sumter County, Ga., February 7, 1937 (age 66 years, 111 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Clara Bell (Burton) Crisp and Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896); married, November 5, 1907, to Jennie Hollis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Saxton Daniel (b. 1889) — also known as J. Saxton Daniel — of Claxton, Evans County, Ga.; Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Hagan, Evans County, Ga., October 15, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; solicitor general, Atlantic Judicial Circuit, 1919-27; superior court judge in Georgia, 1927-33; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1933-53. Primitive Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Chadburn Daniel and Nancy (Brewton) Daniel; married, April 15, 1915, to Annie Elizabeth Brinson.
  Benjamin Jefferson Davis (b. 1870) — also known as Ben J. Davis; "Big Ben" — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Dawson, Terrell County, Ga., May 27, 1870. Republican. Bricklayer; school teacher; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896 (alternate), 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944; member of Republican National Committee from Georgia, 1924-28. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Davis and Katherine Davis; married, August 7, 1898, to Jimmie Willard Porter; father of Benjamin Jefferson Davis, Jr. (1903-1964).
  James Curran Davis (1895-1981) — also known as James C. Davis — of Stone Mountain, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Franklin, Heard County, Ga., May 17, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1925-28; superior court judge in Georgia, 1934-47; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1947-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Junior Order. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 18, 1981 (age 86 years, 215 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Benjamin Davis and Lura Viola (Mooty) Davis; married, December 26, 1932, to Mary Lou Martin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John William Davis (1916-1992) — also known as John W. Davis — of Summerville, Chattooga County, Ga. Born in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., September 12, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; circuit judge in Georgia, 1955-60; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1961-75. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died October 3, 1992 (age 76 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Hoyt Davis (1892-1969) — also known as T. Hoyt Davis — of Vienna, Dooly County, Ga. Born in Braselton, Jackson County, Ga., July 4, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; solicitor general, Cordele Judicial Circuit, 1927-33; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1933-45. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died May 15, 1969 (age 76 years, 315 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Elias Davis and Mary Isabel (Baird) Davis; married, June 7, 1916, to Louise Hargrove.
  William Crosby Dawson (1798-1856) — also known as William C. Dawson — of Greensboro, Greene County, Ga. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., January 4, 1798. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1830; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1836-41; candidate for Governor of Georgia, 1841; circuit judge in Georgia, 1845; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1849-55. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., May 5, 1856 (age 58 years, 122 days). Interment at Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, Ga.
  Dawson County, Ga. is named for him.
  The city of Dawson, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Levi Dawson (1886-1970) — also known as William L. Dawson — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., April 26, 1886. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1930-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1943-70; died in office 1970. African ancestry. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Alpha Phi Alpha; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 9, 1970 (age 84 years, 197 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Griffin Funeral Home Columbarium, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Nellie Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  W. Roscoff Deal (1901-1967) — of Bryan County, Ga. Born in Bulloch County, Ga., May 20, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Bryan County, 1953-56. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died January 30, 1967 (age 65 years, 255 days). Interment at North Side Cemetery, Pembroke, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Albert M. Deal; nephew of James Olan Strickland (1877-1950).
  Political family: Deal family of Bulloch County and Pembroke, Georgia.
  Bascom S. Deaver (b. 1882) — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born in Union County, Ga., November 26, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1926-28; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia, 1928-36. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Reuben Miles Deaver and Nancy Jane (Chastain) Deaver; married, October 6, 1917, to Emily Cook.
  Hugh Manson Dorsey (1871-1948) — also known as Hugh M. Dorsey — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Fayetteville, Fayette County, Ga., July 10, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Georgia, 1917-21. Methodist. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died June 11, 1948 (age 76 years, 337 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus Thomas Dorsey and Sarah Matilda (Bennett) Dorsey; married, June 29, 1911, to Adair Wilkinson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  William Henry Duckworth (b. 1894) — also known as W. Henry Duckworth — of Cairo, Grady County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Blairsville, Union County, Ga., October 21, 1894. Lawyer; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1938-48; appointed 1938; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1948-69. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Frank Duckworth and Laura Jane (Noblet) Duckworth; married, July 2, 1922, to Willibel Pilcher.
  Clyde Atkinson Erwin (b. 1897) — also known as Clyde A. Erwin — of Rutherford County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., February 8, 1897. School teacher and principal; Rutherford County Superintendent of Schools, 1925-34; North Carolina superintendent of public instruction, 1935. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Phi Kappa; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sylvanus Erwin and Mamie (Putnam) Erwin; married, April 28, 1920, to Evelyn Miller.
  Frank Owen Evans (1910-1986) — also known as Frank O. Evans — of Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga. Born in Gordon, Wilkinson County, Ga., December 15, 1910. Republican. Member of Georgia Republican State Central Committee, 1932-38; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1948, 1952; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1953-61. Methodist. Member, Pi Kappa Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Died August 15, 1986 (age 75 years, 243 days). Interment at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Earl Evans and Anna R. (Owen) Evans; married to E. Anne Bone.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henry Fleming (1856-1944) — also known as William H. Fleming — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., October 18, 1856. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1888-94; Speaker of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 1894; U.S. Representative from Georgia 10th District, 1897-1903. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., June 9, 1944 (age 87 years, 235 days). Interment at Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Porter Fleming and Catherine B. (Moragner) Fleming; married, August 22, 1900, to Marie Celeste Ayer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Duncan Upshaw Fletcher (1859-1936) — also known as Duncan U. Fletcher — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born near Americus, Sumter County, Ga., January 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1893; mayor of Jacksonville, Fla., 1893-95, 1901-03; Florida Democratic state chair, 1905-08; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1909-36; died in office 1936. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., June 17, 1936 (age 77 years, 163 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Fletcher and Rebecca Ellen (McCowen) Fletcher; married, June 20, 1883, to Anna Louise Paine; uncle of John Fletcher Huddleston (1892-1966).
  Cross-reference: William Luther Hill
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John James Flynt, Jr. (1914-2007) — also known as Jack Flynt — of Griffin, Spalding County, Ga. Born in Griffin, Spalding County, Ga., November 8, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Spalding County, 1947-48; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1954-79 (4th District 1954-65, 6th District 1965-79). Methodist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Woodmen; Elks; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Farm Bureau; National Rifle Association. Died in Griffin, Spalding County, Ga., June 24, 2007 (age 92 years, 228 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John James Flynt (1872-1949) and Susan Winn (Banks) Flynt; married to Patricia Irby Bradley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Elijah Lewis Forrester (1896-1970) — also known as E. L. 'Tic' Forrester — of Leesburg, Lee County, Ga. Born near Leesburg, Lee County, Ga., August 16, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952; U.S. Representative from Georgia 3rd District, 1951-65. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in Albany, Dougherty County, Ga., March 19, 1970 (age 73 years, 215 days). Interment at Leesburg Cemetery, Leesburg, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Benjamin Wynn Fortson, Jr. (b. 1904) — also known as Ben W. Fortson, Jr. — of Wilkes County, Ga. Born in Tignall, Wilkes County, Ga., December 19, 1904. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate, 1939-42; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Wilkes County, 1943-46; secretary of state of Georgia, 1946-79. Methodist. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Freemasons; Moose. Confined to a wheelchair since an automobile accident in 1929. Burial location unknown.
Walter F. George Walter Franklin George (1878-1957) — also known as Walter F. George — of Vienna, Dooly County, Ga. Born near Preston, Webster County, Ga., January 29, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Georgia, 1912-16; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1917; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1917-21; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1922-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1936, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died in Vienna, Dooly County, Ga., August 4, 1957 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Vienna Cemetery, Vienna, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Stapleton) George (1847-1906) and Robert Theodric George; married, July 9, 1903, to Lucy Heard (1882-1958).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1960)
  Willis Benjamin Gibbs (1889-1940) — also known as W. Benjamin Gibbs — of Jesup, Wayne County, Ga. Born in Dupont, Clinch County, Ga., April 15, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 8th District, 1939-40; died in office 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died August 7, 1940 (age 51 years, 114 days). Interment at Jesup Cemetery, Jesup, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Bartow Gibbs and Lilla (Johnson) Gibbs; married, January 1, 1912, to Florence Adel Reville (1890-1964).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stirling Price Gilbert (1862-1951) — also known as S. Price Gilbert — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Stewart County, Ga., January 31, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1888-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1900; superior court judge in Georgia, 1908-16; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1916-36. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Rotary; American Bar Association. Died August 28, 1951 (age 89 years, 209 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Jasper Newton Gilbert and Sarah Louise (Redding) Gilbert; married 1895 to Mary Howard.
  William Coffee Gill (1819-1899) — of Georgia. Born in Monroe County, Ala., January 30, 1819. Lee County Sheriff, 1858-71; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1871; member of Georgia state senate, 1890. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Lee County, Ga., March 10, 1899 (age 80 years, 39 days). Interment at Starksville Cemetery, Starksville, Ga.
  Robert Andrew Gray (1882-1975) — also known as R. A. Gray — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Concord, Pike County, Ga., August 2, 1882. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary of state of Florida, 1930-61; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1940. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen; Moose; American Legion; Newcomen Society. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., 1975 (age about 92 years). Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Marvin Griffin (1907-1982) — also known as Marvin Griffin — of Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga. Born in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga., September 4, 1907. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Decatur County, 1935-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940, 1952; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; Adjutant General of Georgia, 1944-47; president, radio station WMGR, Bainbridge, Ga., 1946; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1948-55; Governor of Georgia, 1955-59. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Moose; Eagles; Junior Order; Woodmen; Sigma Delta Chi; Lions. Died June 13, 1982 (age 74 years, 282 days). Interment at Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Howard Griffin (Pat) and Josie (Butler) Griffin; married 1931 to Mary Elizabeth Smith.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Marvin Griffin: Scott E. Buchanan, Some of the People Who Ate My Barbecue Didn't Vote for Me: The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin
  Joseph Habersham (1751-1815) — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., July 28, 1751. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1785; delegate to Georgia convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1792-93; U.S. Postmaster General, 1795-1801. Member, Freemasons. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., November 17, 1815 (age 64 years, 112 days). Interment at Colonial Park Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of James Habersham (1712-1775) and Mary (Bolton) Habersham (1724-1763); brother of John Habersham (1754-1799); married to Isabella Rae; uncle of Richard Wylly Habersham.
  Political family: Habersham family of Savannah, Georgia.
  Habersham County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Elliott Hagan (1916-1990) — also known as G. Elliott Hagan — of Sylvania, Screven County, Ga. Born in Sylvania, Screven County, Ga., May 24, 1916. Democrat. Insurance agent; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Screven County, 1939-44, 1947-50; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state senate, 1950; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1961-73; defeated, 1972. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Elks; Moose. Died December 26, 1990 (age 74 years, 216 days). Interment at Sylvania Memorial Cemetery, Sylvania, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Bryant.
  Cross-reference: Bo Ginn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clint Wood Hager (1890-1944) — also known as Clint W. Hager — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tenn., June 19, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1921-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940; Georgia Republican state chair, 1937-41. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Fulton County, Ga., December 11, 1944 (age 54 years, 175 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Jackson Hager and Maud Livingston (Caldwell) Hager; married, February 4, 1918, to Mary Kelley.
  James Emmett Hall (1889-1960) — of Soperton, Treutlen County, Ga. Born in Montgomery County, Ga., July 24, 1889. Banker; insurance business; farmer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Treutlen County, 1926. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died May 14, 1960 (age 70 years, 295 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Soperton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of I. H. Hall (1860-1939) and Issie (Dopson) Hall; married to Willie Lou Cochran (1889-1980).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Jefferson Hamilton (b. 1885) — also known as Thomas J. Hamilton — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Grovetown, Columbia County, Ga., November 20, 1885. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; director, Georgia and Florida Railroad; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1928; postmaster at Augusta, Ga., 1933-37 (acting, 1933-34). Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  Relatives: Son of William Winslow Hamilton and Kate Fleming (Mosly) Hamilton; married, June 10, 1908, to Daisye Ramsey.
  Freeman P. Hankins (1917-1988) — also known as Freeman Hankins — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., September 30, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; funeral director; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1961-67; member of Pennsylvania state senate 7th District, 1967-88; died in office 1988. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, American Legion; Amvets; NAACP; Freemasons; American Woodmen; Elks. Died, from heart disease, in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 31, 1988 (age 71 years, 92 days). Interment at Fernwood Cemetery, Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Hankins and Anna (Pyles) Hankins; married, April 20, 1939, to Dorothy Days.
  The Freeman Hankins branch post office, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Nathaniel Edwin Harris (1846-1929) — also known as Nat E. Harris — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga.; Hampton, Carter County, Tenn. Born in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn., January 21, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1882-86; member of Georgia state senate, 1894-96; superior court judge in Georgia, 1912; Governor of Georgia, 1915-17. Methodist. Member, Chi Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; United Confederate Veterans. Died September 21, 1929 (age 83 years, 243 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Nelson Harris and Edna (Haynes) Harris; married, January 12, 1873, to Fannie Burke; married, July 6, 1899, to Hattie G. Jobe; nephew of Landon Carter Haynes (1816-1875); first cousin of Alfred Alexander Taylor and Robert Love Taylor.
  Political family: Taylor family of Tennessee.
  Calvin Milton Hitch (b. 1869) — also known as Calvin M. Hitch — of Quitman, Brooks County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Morven, Brooks County, Ga. Born in Morven, Brooks County, Ga., July 28, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1896-97; secretary of Georgia Democratic Party, 1910-12; U.S. Consul in Nottingham, 1915-20; Basel, as of 1924-29; U.S. Consul General in Wellington, as of 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert M. Hitch (M.D.) and Martha (Fall) Hitch; married, February 19, 1890, to Ida Blanche Parrish.
  Francis Marion Duncan Hopkins (1817-1868) — also known as Francis M. D. Hopkins; Frank Hopkins — of Georgia. Born in Clarke County, Ga., September 16, 1817. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1868; died in office 1868. Member, Freemasons. Died December 10, 1868 (age 51 years, 85 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Marion
  Thomas T. Irvin (b. 1929) — of Georgia. Born in Lula, Hall County, Ga., July 14, 1929. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1957-60, 1965-67; Georgia commissioner of agriculture, 1969-. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Still living as of 1975.
  Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr. (1938-2003) — also known as Maynard H. Jackson; "Buzzy" — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., March 23, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1968; mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1974-82, 1990-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1976, 1980, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1992; member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1993. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa. Collapsed (heart attack) after getting off a plane at Reagan National Airport, and died soon after, at Virginia Medical Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., June 23, 2003 (age 65 years, 92 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Maynard Jackson, Sr. and Irene Dobbs Jackson; married, December 30, 1965, to Burnella Hayes 'Bunnie' Burke; married 1977 to Valerie Richardson; grandson of John Wesley Dobbs (1882-1961).
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Benjamin Lafayette Jefferson (1871-1950) — also known as Benjamin L. Jefferson — of Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., October 26, 1871. Democrat. Physician; dentist; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1898-1900; member of Colorado state senate, 1900-08; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1908; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1913-21; candidate in primary for Governor of Colorado, 1922; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado, 1950 (age about 78 years). Interment at Steamboat Springs Cemetery, Steamboat Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Rollin Jefferson (1849-1912) and Matta Virgina (Harp) Jefferson (1853-1928); married, December 21, 1898, to Clorinte B. Duquette (1878-1921); married 1923 to Virginia (Lowe) Kemble.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Franklin Jenkins (1876-1961) — also known as W. Frank Jenkins — of Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Webster County, Ga., September 7, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Eatonton, Ga., 1902-03; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1905-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1917-36; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1937-50; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1946-48. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners. Died December 4, 1961 (age 85 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Jenkins and Leila Ulrica (Head) Jenkins; married, November 22, 1899, to Susie May Thomas.
  Perry Northen Jester (1902-1982) — also known as Perry N. Jester — of Charlottesville, Va. Born in West Point, Troup County, Ga., January 20, 1902. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Hong Kong, 1928-31; Barbados, 1933-34; U.S. Consul in Barbados, 1935-36; Southampton, 1937-39; Lagos, 1940-42; Colombo, 1947-48; U.S. Consul General in Dakar, as of 1949. Member, Freemasons. Died in July, 1982 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Roberts Jester (1875-1965) and Annie Allen (Perry) Jester (1878-1970); married to Olive Webster; first cousin once removed of George Taylor Jester (1846-1922); second cousin of Beauford Halbert Jester.
  Political family: Jester family of Corsicana, Texas.
  Cone Johnson (1860-1933) — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex. Born in Dawsonville, Dawson County, Ga., June 11, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1886-88; member of Texas state senate, 1888-92; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1908; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912 (speaker), 1920, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died March 17, 1933 (age 72 years, 279 days). Burial location unknown.
Henry Lincoln Johnson Henry Lincoln Johnson (1870-1925) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., July 27, 1870. Republican. Blacksmith; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia, 1912-16; member of Republican National Committee from Georgia, 1920-24. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died a few days later in Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 10, 1925 (age 55 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 28, 1903, to Georgia Douglas Camp (1880-1966; poet).
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Charles Melton Jones (1829-1910) — also known as C. M. Jones — of Emerson, Bartow County, Ga. Born in DeKalb County, Ga., July 29, 1829. DeKalb County Sheriff; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1882; Populist candidate for Georgia state treasurer, 1895. Methodist. Member, United Confederate Veterans; Freemasons. Died, after a series of strokes, in Emerson, Bartow County, Ga., June 25, 1910 (age 80 years, 331 days). Interment at Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Ga.
  Thaddeus Marion Jones (b. 1901) — also known as Thad Jones — of Sumter County, Ga. Born in Plains, Sumter County, Ga., November 17, 1901. Democrat. Owner, Jones Automatic Sprinkler Company; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1955-56. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Marion Jones (1858-1934) and Maggie Louise (Coker) Jones (born 1876); married, December 31, 1922, to Irene Murray (born 1904).
  Harvie Jordan (b. 1861) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born near Monticello, Jasper County, Ga., October 10, 1861. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1898-1901, 1919-20; member of Georgia state senate, 1902-04. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  John Inzer Kelley (b. 1891) — also known as John I. Kelley — of Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Ga. Born in Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Ga., November 23, 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1920; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Thomas E. Watson, 1921-22; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Gwinnett County, 1925-26. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Junior Order; American Legion; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Giles Sanford Kelley and Ada (Venable) Kelley; married, June 10, 1920, to Fredna Allen.
  James L. Kennedy (1868-1917) — Born January 23, 1868. Physician; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died in Tattnall County, Ga., November 6, 1917 (age 49 years, 287 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 12, 1890, to Kizziah Smith (1872-1921); father of Thomas Alfred Kennedy (1894-?).
  Thomas Alfred Kennedy (b. 1894) — also known as Tom Kennedy — of Manassas, Tattnall County, Ga. Born in Manassas, Tattnall County, Ga., April 7, 1894. Democrat. Mail carrier; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tattnall County, 1955-56. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Woodmen; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James L. Kennedy (1868-1917) and Kizziah (Smith) Kennedy (1872-1921); married, May 31, 1917, to Eva Mae Rogers (born 1899).
  William Henry Kimbrough (b. 1912) — also known as William Kimbrough — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., June 28, 1912. Member of Georgia public service commission, 1961-; appointed 1961. Methodist. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Claude Steward Kitchens (1890-1968) — also known as Claude S. Kitchens — of Twiggs County, Ga. Born in Twiggs County, Ga., June 17, 1890. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Twiggs County, 1949-52, 1955-56. Member, Freemasons. Died in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., April 6, 1968 (age 77 years, 294 days). Interment at Antioch Cemetery, Twiggs County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John Jackson Kitchens (1837-1925) and Elizabeth (Roberts) Kitchens (1844-1922); married, December 20, 1915, to Eula Lyles (1897-1988); second cousin of Wade Hampton Kitchens; second cousin twice removed of William Hodges Kitchin; third cousin of William Terrell Kitchens; third cousin once removed of William Walton Kitchin (1866-1924) and Claude Kitchin; fourth cousin of Alvin Paul Kitchin.
  Political family: Kitchin-Kitchens family of Scotland Neck, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Rucker Lamar (1857-1916) — also known as Joseph R. Lamar — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Ruckersville, Elbert County, Ga., October 14, 1857. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1886-89; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1903-05; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1911-16. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., January 2, 1916 (age 58 years, 80 days). Interment at Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of James S. Lamar and Mary (Rucker) Lamar; married 1879 to Clarinda Huntington Pendleton.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (1798-1859) — also known as Mirabeau B. Lamar — of Texas. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga., August 16, 1798. Member of Georgia state senate, 1829-30; candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1832, 1834; colonel in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; Texas Republic Secretary of War, 1836; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1836-38; President of the Texas Republic, 1838-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Texas state legislature, 1847; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1858-59; Nicaragua, 1858-59. Member, Freemasons. Died of a heart attack, near Richmond, Fort Bend County, Tex., December 19, 1859 (age 61 years, 125 days). Interment at Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Tex.
  Relatives: Brother of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1797-1834); uncle of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-1893).
  Political family: Lamar family of Georgia.
  Lamar County, Tex. is named for him.
  Lamar University, in Beaumont, Texas, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Mirabeau Lamar Towns
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Phillip Mitchell Landrum (1907-1990) — also known as Phillip M. Landrum — of Jasper, Pickens County, Ga. Born in Martin, Stephens County, Ga., September 10, 1907. Democrat. Athletic coach; superintendent of schools; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1953-77; defeated in primary, 1942. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; United Commercial Travelers. Co-author of Landrum-Griffin Act. Died November 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Phillip Davis Landrum and Blanche (Mitchell) Landrum; married, July 31, 1933, to Laura Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henderson Lovelace Lanham (1888-1957) — also known as Henderson L. Lanham — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Born in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., September 14, 1888. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Floyd County, 1929-34, 1937-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940, 1952; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1947-57; died in office 1957. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Chi; Kiwanis. Died in a train collision with his automobile at a crossing in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., November 10, 1957 (age 69 years, 57 days). Interment at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Washington Larsen (1871-1938) — also known as William W. Larsen — of Dublin, Laurens County, Ga. Born in Hagan, Evans County, Ga., August 12, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Georgia, 1914-15; U.S. Representative from Georgia 12th District, 1917-33. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died January 5, 1938 (age 66 years, 146 days). Interment at Northview Cemetery, Dublin, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Larsen and Anne Magrada (Petersen) Larsen; married to Dovie Estell Strange.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Fulwood Ligon (1823-1901) — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Watkinsville, Oconee County, Ga., December 16, 1823. Democrat. Lawyer; planter; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1849; member of Alabama state senate, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1872; Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, 1874-76; U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1877-79. Methodist. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., October 11, 1901 (age 77 years, 299 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Ligon (1793-1828) and Wilhelmina (Fulwood) Ligon; brother of Martha Ligon (who married David Clopton); married 1850 to Emily Paine; father of Robert Fulwood Ligon, Jr. (1864-?).
  Political family: Ligon-Clay-Clopton family of Montgomery and Tuskegee, Alabama (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Mercer Linder (b. 1887) — also known as Tom Linder — of Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis County, Ga. Born in Laurens County, Ga., November 8, 1887. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1923-25; executive secretary to Gov. Eugene Talmadge, 1933-34; Georgia commissioner of agriculture, 1935-37, 1941-53. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis B. Linder and Nancy Jane (Beall) Linder; married 1909 to Hazel Kirk Carter.
  Benjamin McFarland Long (1827-1903) — also known as Benjamin M. Long — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga.; Cordova, Walker County, Ala. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga., November 5, 1827. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; merchant; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Georgia state constitutional convention, 1865; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1872-74; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1880-82; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1888; candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1890; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1894. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died in Cordova, Walker County, Ala., June 17, 1903 (age 75 years, 224 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Cordova, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of John Long (1797-1870) and Nancy Davis (Long) Long (1806-1880); married, October 17, 1854, to Amanda Caroline Wootten.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John W. Maddox John W. Maddox (1848-1922) — of Summerville, Chattooga County, Ga.; Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Born in Chattooga County, Ga., June 3, 1848. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Chattooga County Commissioner, 1878-80; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1880-86; superior court judge in Georgia, 1886-92; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1893-1905; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1904; mayor of Rome, Ga., 1907. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Rome, Floyd County, Ga., September 27, 1922 (age 74 years, 116 days). Interment at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Lester Garfield Maddox (1915-2003) — also known as Lester Maddox — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 30, 1915. Restaurant owner; became nationally known as an outspoken racial segregationist; closed his restaurant rather than serve Black customers; Governor of Georgia, 1967-71; candidate in inconclusive election, subsequently chosen 1966; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1971-75; American Independent candidate for President of the United States, 1976. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Junior Order. Died, while suffering from cancer and the effects of a fall, in a hospice at Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 25, 2003 (age 87 years, 268 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Dean G. Maddox and Flonnie Maddox; married to Virginia Cox.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Grubbs Martin (b. 1935) — also known as James G. Martin — of Davidson, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., December 11, 1935. Republican. College professor; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1968; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1973-85; Governor of North Carolina, 1985-93. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons; Shriners. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Morrison Martin and Mary Julia (Grubbs) Martin; married, June 1, 1957, to Dorothy Ann McAulay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
William G. McAdoo William Gibbs McAdoo (1863-1941) — also known as William G. McAdoo — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn.; New York, New York County, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born near Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., October 31, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner with William McAdoo (no relation); attorney for railroads; president, Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1908; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1912; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1913-18; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932, 1936; U.S. Senator from California, 1933-38; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1937-39. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., February 1, 1941 (age 77 years, 93 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Gibbs McAdoo (1820-1849) and Mary Faith (Floyd) McAdoo (1832-1913); married, November 18, 1885, to Sarah Houston Fleming (1867-1912); married, May 7, 1914, to Eleanor Randolph Wilson (1889-1967; daughter of Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)); married, September 14, 1935, to Doris Isabel Cross (1909-2005); great-grandson of John Floyd.
  Political family: Wilson-Floyd-McAdoo family.
  Cross-reference: Byron R. Newton — Nat Rogan
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, May 1919
  Matthew Lauren McWhorter (b. 1889) — also known as Matt L. McWhorter — of Stephens, Oglethorpe County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Stephens, Oglethorpe County, Ga., February 8, 1889. Democrat. Member of Georgia public service commission, 1936-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Zell Bryan Miller (1932-2018) — also known as Zell Miller; "Zig-Zag Zell" — of Georgia. Born in Young Harris, Towns County, Ga., February 24, 1932. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate, 1961-65; candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1964, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1972, 1996 (delegation chair), 2000; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1975-81; Governor of Georgia, 1991-99; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1992; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 2000-05; defeated, 1980; appointed 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 2018 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Grady Miller (1891-1932).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Zell Miller: A National Party No More : The Conscience of a Conservative Democrat (2003) — A Deficit of Decency (2005)
  Books about Zell Miller: Richard Hyatt, Zell : The Governor Who Gave Georgia Hope
  Rupert Leo Murphy (b. 1909) — also known as Rupert L. Murphy — of Georgia. Born in Byromville, Dooly County, Ga., July 27, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; traffic manager in textile industry; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1955-78. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Luther H. Murphy and Ardelia (Woodruff) Murphy; married, April 18, 1931, to Marion Kerlin.
  George Moultrie Napier (1863-1932) — also known as George M. Napier — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in LaFayette, Walker County, Ga., March 28, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia state attorney general, 1921-32; died in office 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of a heart attack, in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., May 4, 1932 (age 69 years, 37 days). Interment at Rest Haven Cemetery, Monroe, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Campbell Napier and Julia Louise (Sharpe) Napier; married, December 16, 1905, to Frances Nunnally.
  James McKinley Neal (1899-1982) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Greensboro, Greene County, Ga., March 8, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; pharmacist; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 4th District, 1947-64. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Omega Psi Phi; American Legion; Urban League; NAACP. Died in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan., November 11, 1982 (age 83 years, 248 days). Interment at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of James Neal (1866-1928) and Lizzie (Barnett) Neal (1871-1946); married 1924 to Georgia C. Campbell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Abit Nix (b. 1888) — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Jackson County, Ga., July 3, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Citizens and Southern Bank; director, Progressive Life Insurance Company; director, New Georgian Hotel Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1940, 1948. Baptist. Member, Rotary; American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Morgan Nix and Dora (Bennett) Nix; married 1913 to Eunice Little.
  Jack Phillip Nix (b. 1921) — of Georgia. Born in Cleveland, White County, Ga., October 6, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Georgia state superintendent of schools, 1965-. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Delta Pi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Augustus Nunn, Jr. (b. 1938) — also known as Sam Nunn — of Perry, Houston County, Ga. Born in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., September 8, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1969-72; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1972-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Theta. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Grandnephew of Carl Vinson (1883-1981).
  Cross-reference: Richard Ray
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Maston Emmett O'Neal, Jr. (1907-1990) — of Georgia. Born in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Ga., July 19, 1907. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1965-71. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Died in 1990 (age about 82 years). Interment at Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Chase S. Osborn Chase Salmon Osborn (1860-1949) — also known as Chase S. Osborn — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in a log house in Huntington County, Ind., January 22, 1860. Republican. Newspaper publisher; postmaster at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1889-93; member of Michigan Republican State Executive Committee, 1899; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1908-11; appointed 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908; Governor of Michigan, 1911-12; defeated, 1914; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1918, 1930; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1928; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1936. Presbyterian. English, French, and Irish ancestry. Member, Kiwanis; Lions; Knights of Pythias; Audubon Society; National Rifle Association; Sigma Chi; Sigma Delta Chi; Pi Gamma Mu; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died April 11, 1949 (age 89 years, 79 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Chippewa County, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Salmon P. Chase
  Relatives: Son of George A. Osborn and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn; married, May 7, 1881, to Lillian G. Jones.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
  Emmett Marshall Owen (1877-1939) — also known as Emmett M. Owen — of Zebulon, Pike County, Ga.; Griffin, Spalding County, Ga. Born near Hollonville, Pike County, Ga., October 19, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; fruit farmer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1902-06; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1933-39; died in office 1939. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1939 (age 61 years, 245 days). Interment at East View Cemetery, Zebulon, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Park (1864-1925) — of Sylvester, Worth County, Ga. Born in Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala., March 3, 1864. Democrat. School teacher; civil engineer; lawyer; circuit judge in Georgia, 1909-13; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1913-25. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen. Died in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., November 20, 1925 (age 61 years, 262 days). Interment at White Springs Cemetery, White Springs, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of James F. Park and Emma A. (Bailey) Park; married 1893 to Emma A. Bridges.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Homer Cling Parker (1885-1946) — also known as Homer C. Parker — of Statesboro, Bulloch County, Ga.; DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Baxley, Appling County, Ga., September 25, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Statesboro, Ga., 1924-27; Adjutant General of Georgia, 1927-31; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1931-35; Georgia state comptroller general, 1936-37, 1941-46; died in office 1946. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Eagles; Elks; Woodmen. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 22, 1946 (age 60 years, 270 days). Interment at East Side Cemetery, Statesboro, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Cling Parker and Sarah Belle (Mattox) Parker; married 1910 to Annie Laurie Mallary (died 1916); married 1922 to Lenore L. Leedom; married 1942 to Wilhelmina Lowe; grandson of Hampton Cling Parker (1826?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Alexander Pattillo (1796-1871) — also known as G. A. Pattillo — of Texas. Born in Greene County, Ga., February 29, 1796. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; farmer; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1841-42; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Jasper and Jefferson, 1842-45. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bunn's Bluff, Orange County, Tex., April 2, 1871 (age 75 years, 0 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Orange County, Tex.
  Relatives: Married, March 5, 1819, to Sarah Ann Allen; married, December 18, 1859, to Sarah Mosely.
  Hugh Peterson, Jr. (1898-1961) — of Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga. Born near Ailey, Montgomery County, Ga., August 21, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1923-31; member of Georgia state senate, 1931-32; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1935-47. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Sylva, Jackson County, N.C., October 3, 1961 (age 63 years, 43 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William James Peterson and Catherine Joannah (Calhoun) Peterson; married, June 24, 1930, to Patience Elizabeth Russell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Leonard Pilcher (1898-1981) — also known as J. L. Pilcher — of Meigs, Thomas County, Ga. Born near Meigs, Thomas County, Ga., August 27, 1898. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1930; member of Georgia state senate, 1940-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1953-65. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Meigs, Thomas County, Ga., August 20, 1981 (age 82 years, 358 days). Interment at Meigs Sunset Cemetery, Meigs, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Prince Hulon Preston, Jr. (1908-1961) — also known as Prince H. Preston, Jr. — of Statesboro, Bulloch County, Ga. Born in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., July 5, 1908. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Bulloch County, 1935-38; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1947-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in 1961 (age about 52 years). Interment at Eastside Cemetery, Statesboro, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert C. Word Ramspeck (1890-1972) — also known as Robert Ramspeck — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., September 5, 1890. Democrat. Secretary to U.S. Rep. William S. Howard, 1912; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1929-31; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1929-45. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Died in Castor, Bienville Parish, La., September 10, 1972 (age 82 years, 5 days). Interment at Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore R. Ramspeck and Ida (Word) Ramspeck; married, October 18, 1916, to Nobie Clay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Choice Boswell Randell (1857-1945) — also known as Choice B. Randell — of Sherman, Grayson County, Tex. Born near Spring Place, Murray County, Ga., January 1, 1857. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Texas, 1901-13 (5th District 1901-03, 4th District 1903-13). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Sherman, Grayson County, Tex., October 19, 1945 (age 88 years, 291 days). Interment at West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Tex.
  Relatives: Nephew of Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell (1821-1891).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Simpson Reid (1860-1915) — of Palmetto, Campbell County (now Fulton County), Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in November, 1860. Superior court judge in Georgia, 1913-15. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., June 7, 1915 (age 54 years, 0 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Simpson Reid and Catherine Matilda (Whiteside) Reid; brother of Harry Maurelle Reid (1853-?); married to Hettie Handley (1859-1934); nephew of John Lafayette Reid; uncle of Charles Simpson Reid; first cousin of William W. Murray.
  Political family: Reid family of Atlanta, Georgia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Maurelle Reid (b. 1853) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Blairsville, Union County, Ga., February 15, 1853. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Solicitor General of the Coweta Judicial Circuit, 1881-89; superior court judge in Georgia, 1890. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Simpson Reid and Catherine Matilda (Whiteside) Reid; brother of Charles Simpson Reid (1860-1915); married to Gertrude Carlton; nephew of John Lafayette Reid; uncle of Charles Simpson Reid (1897-1947); first cousin of William W. Murray.
  Political family: Reid family of Atlanta, Georgia.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt; "F.D.R." — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1944; contracted polio in the early 1920s; as a result, his legs were paralyzed for the rest of his life; Governor of New York, 1929-33; President of the United States, 1933-45; died in office 1945; on February 15, 1933, in Miami, Fla., he and Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak were shot at by Guiseppe Zangara; Cermak was hit and mortally wounded. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Grange; Knights of Pythias. Led the nation through the Depression and World War II. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Ga., April 12, 1945 (age 63 years, 72 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Roosevelt (1828-1900) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt (1854-1941); married, March 17, 1905, to Eleanor Roosevelt (niece of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); first cousin of Corinne Douglas Robinson); father of James Roosevelt (1907-1991), Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; half-uncle of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; first cousin of Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) and Katharine Price Collier St. George; first cousin once removed of Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; who married Francis Emanuel Shober); first cousin four times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Caroline Astor Drayton (who married William Phillips); second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Jabez Williams Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Roger Wolcott and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Ross T. McIntire — Milton Lipson — W. W. Howes — Bruce Barton — Hamilton Fish, Jr. — Joseph W. Martin, Jr. — Samuel I. Rosenman — Rexford G. Tugwell — Raymond Moley — Adolf A. Berle — George E. Allen — Lorence E. Asman — Grenville T. Emmet — Eliot Janeway — Jonathan Daniels — Ralph Bellamy
  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge (opened 1962), over Lubec Narrows, between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, is named for him.  — The borough of Roosevelt, New Jersey (originally Jersey Homesteads; renamed 1945), is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Frank Garrison
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. dime (ten cent coin).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II — Joseph Alsop & Roland Gelatt, FDR : 1882-1945 — Bernard Bellush, Franklin Roosevelt as Governor of New York — Robert H. Jackson, That Man : An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jonas Klein, Beloved Island : Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello — Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom — Charles Peters, Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World — Steven Neal, Happy Days Are Here Again : The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever — H. W. Brands, Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Alan Brinkley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Stanley Weintraub, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life — Karen Bornemann Spies, Franklin D. Roosevelt (for young readers)
  Critical books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Jim Powell, FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression — John T. Flynn, The Roosevelt Myth — Burton W. Folsom, New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America
  Fiction about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Philip Roth, The Plot Against America: A Novel
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938) — also known as Richard B. Russell — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga.; Russell, Bartow County, Ga. Born near Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., April 27, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; cotton planter; newspaper editor; president, Hoschton Telephone Co.; organizer, Athens Street Railway Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1882-88; circuit judge in Georgia, 1898-1906; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1906; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1907-16; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1923-38; died in office 1938. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum. Died December 3, 1938 (age 77 years, 220 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William John Russell and Rebecca Harriette (Brumby) Russell; married, May 13, 1883, to Marie Louise Tyler (died 1886); married, June 24, 1891, to Ina Dillard (1868-1953); father of Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. and Robert Lee Russell; grandfather of Robert Lee Russell, Jr. (1925-1965).
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. (1897-1971) — also known as Richard B. Russell, Jr. — of Winder, Barrow County, Ga. Born in Winder, Barrow County, Ga., November 2, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Barrow County, 1921-31; Speaker of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 1927-31; Governor of Georgia, 1931-33; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1933-71; died in office 1971; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Kiwanis; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., January 21, 1971 (age 73 years, 80 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938) and Ina (Dillard) Russell (1868-1953); brother of Robert Lee Russell; uncle of Robert Lee Russell, Jr..
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  The Russell Senate Office Building (built 1903-08; named 1972), in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Richard B. Russell, Jr.: Gilbert C. Fite, Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator from Georgia — Sally Russell, Richard Brevard Russell, Jr.: A Life of Consequence
  Carl Edward Sanders (b. 1925) — also known as Carl E. Sanders — of Richmond County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., May 15, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Richmond County, 1955-56; member of Georgia state senate, 1957-62; Governor of Georgia, 1963-67; chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, Democratic National Convention, 1964. Baptist. Member, Jaycees; American Bar Association; American Legion; Moose; Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club; Chi Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Thomas Sanders and Roberta J. (Alley) Sanders; married, September 6, 1947, to Betty Bird Foy.
  Cross-reference: Doug Barnard, Jr.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Francis Muir Scarlett (1891-1971) — also known as Frank M. Scarlett — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., June 9, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1936; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, 1946-68; took senior status 1968; senior judge, 1968-71. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died November 18, 1971 (age 80 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank M. Scarlett and Bessie Brailsford (Bailey) Scarlett; married, June 15, 1923, to Mary Louisa Morgan (died 1962); married, May 29, 1965, to Mary Roberta Walker.
  The Frank M. Scarlett Federal Building, in Brunswick, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Lester L. Schnare (b. 1884) — of Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla.; Washington, D.C.; Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born in Mondovi, Buffalo County, Wis., May 15, 1884. School teacher; newspaper editor; stenographer; U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1916-17; Canton, 1917-18; Yokohama, 1918; U.S. Consul in Yokohama, 1920, 1921; Kobe, 1920-21, 1921-22; Swatow, 1922-23; Cartagena, 1923-27; Breslau, 1927-31; Hamburg, 1931-35; Milan, 1935-38. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry W. Schnare and Anna M. (Hefling) Schnare; married, September 29, 1919, to Margaret B. Kloss.
  Robert Lee Fulton Sikes (1906-1994) — also known as Robert L. F. Sikes — of Crestview, Okaloosa County, Fla. Born in Isabella, Worth County, Ga., June 3, 1906. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1941-44, 1945-79 (3rd District 1941-44, 1945-63, 1st District 1963-79); resigned 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956 (delegation chair). Methodist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grotto; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kiwanis; Military Order of the World Wars; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Alpha Zeta; Alpha Gamma Rho; Elks. Reprimanded by the House of Representatives in 1976 over conflicts of interest. Died while suffering from Alzheimer's disease, September 28, 1994 (age 88 years, 117 days). Interment at Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery, Crestview, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Sikes and Clara Ophelia (Ford) Sikes; married to Inez Tyner.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  G. Bertram Smith (1892-1978) — of Hammond, Lake County, Ind. Born in Chandler Township, Huron County, Mich., 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; worked in oil refining; real estate business; mayor of Hammond, Ind., 1942-48. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 10, 1978 (age about 85 years). Interment at Flora Hill Memory Garden, Tucker, Ga.
  Ford B. Spinks (b. 1927) — of Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Born in Tift County, Ga., April 5, 1927. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state senate 9th District, 1963-71; member of Georgia public service commission, 1971-; appointed 1971. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 1975.
  Beden Stroud (c.1795-1865) — of Texas. Born in Morgan County, Ga., about 1795. Member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Milam and Robertson, 1838-41. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1865 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Herman Eugene Talmadge (1913-2002) — also known as Herman E. Talmadge — of Lovejoy, Clayton County, Ga. Born near McRae, Telfair County, Ga., August 9, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Georgia, 1947, 1948-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1957-81; defeated, 1980; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1956. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Farm Bureau; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Hampton, Henry County, Ga., March 21, 2002 (age 88 years, 224 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Henry County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Talmadge (1884-1946) and Mattie Iola (Thurmond) Peterson Talmadge.
  Cross-reference: Jimmy Bentley, Jr. — Bo Ginn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Malcolm Connor Tarver (1885-1960) — also known as Malcolm C. Tarver — of Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga. Born in Whitfield County, Ga., September 25, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1909-12; member of Georgia state senate, 1913-14; superior court judge in Georgia, 1917-26; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1927-47. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Redmen; Junior Order; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died March 5, 1960 (age 74 years, 162 days). Interment at West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Jewell Colclough.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Melvin Ernest Thompson (1903-1980) — also known as Melvin E. Thompson — of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Born in Millen, Jenkins County, Ga., May 1, 1903. Democrat. Athletic coach; school principal; superintendent of schools; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1946-47; Governor of Georgia, 1947-48. Baptist. Member, Elks; Woodmen of the World; Civitan; Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Phi Kappa. Died October 3, 1980 (age 77 years, 155 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery, Valdosta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Henry J. Thompson and Eva Inez (Edenfield) Thompson; married 1926 to Ann Newton.
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Adam Treutlen (1734-1782) — also known as John A. Treutlen; Hans Adam Treuettlen — of Georgia. Born in Germany, January 16, 1734. Merchant; planter; justice of the peace; Governor of Georgia, 1777-78. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Murdered in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., March 1, 1782 (age 48 years, 44 days). Cenotaph at Veterans Park of Effingham County, Springfield, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Johann Michael Treutlin and Magdalena Klara Treutlin; married to Margaretha Dupuis; great-granduncle by marriage of Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (1850-1914).
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Treutlen County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about John Adam Treutlen: Helene M. Riley, John Adam Treutlen. The European Heritage of Georgia's First Governor
  James Russell Tuten (1911-1968) — also known as J. Russell Tuten — of Georgia. Born in Appling County, Ga., July 23, 1911. Democrat. Mayor of Brunswick, Ga., 1958, 1962; U.S. Representative from Georgia 8th District, 1963-67; defeated, 1966. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in Falls Church, Va., August 16, 1968 (age 57 years, 24 days). Interment at Palmetto Cemetery, Brunswick, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clifford Mitchell Walker (1877-1954) — also known as Clifford M. Walker — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., July 4, 1877. Democrat. Mayor, Monroe, Ga., 1902-04; board chairman, Bank of Monroe; Georgia state attorney general, 1915-20; Governor of Georgia, 1923-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Ku Klux Klan; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., November 9, 1954 (age 77 years, 128 days). Interment at Old Baptist Cemetery, Near Monroe, Walton County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Billington Sanders Walker and Alice (Mitchell) Walker; married, April 29, 1902, to Rosa Mathewson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  George Walton (c.1750-1804) — of Georgia. Born near Farmville, Cumberland County, Va., about 1750. Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1776-77, 1780-81; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; Governor of Georgia, 1779-80, 1789; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1783; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1795-96. Member, Freemasons. Died near Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., February 2, 1804 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Rosney Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.; reinterment in 1848 at Courthouse Grounds, Augusta, Ga.
  Relatives: Brother of John Walton (1738-1783); cousin *** of Matthew Walton.
  Political family: Walton family.
  Walton County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Matthias Ward (1805-1861) — of Texas. Born in Elbert County, Ga., October 13, 1805. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1842-44; member of Texas state senate, 1849-50; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1858-59. Member, Freemasons. Died in Warm Springs (now Hot Springs), Madison County, N.C., October 5, 1861 (age 55 years, 357 days). Interment at Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Wayne (1804-1858) — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., April 4, 1804. Physician; mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1844-45, 1848-51, 1852-53, 1857-58; died in office 1858. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., June 27, 1858 (age 54 years, 84 days). Interment at Laurel Grove North Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Henrietta Jane Harden (1809-1880).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Drake Weaver (b. 1874) — also known as James D. Weaver — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., September 30, 1874. Member of Georgia state senate, 1920-21; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1926; vice-president, Dawson State Bank; general manager and treasurer, Dawson Telephone Co. Methodist. Member, Farmers Union; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Alvah Weaver and Martha Flewellen (Drake) Weaver; married to Comer Carver.
  Benjamin Thomas Wiggins (b. 1920) — also known as Ben T. Wiggins — of Toccoa, Stephens County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., November 19, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Stephens County, 1951-56; resigned 1956; member of Georgia public service commission, 1956-; appointed 1956. Methodist. Member, Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hosea Lorenzo Williams (1926-2000) — also known as Hosea Williams — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in Attapulgus, Decatur County, Ga., January 5, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; walked with a cane due to wartime injury; ordained minister; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1972; member of Georgia state house of representatives 54th District, 1975-85; candidate for mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1989. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Phi Beta Sigma; Elks; Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion. Civil rights leader; active in sit-ins and protest marches in Savannah and elsewhere; arrested at least 135 times. As Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "field general" in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, led the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march which helped galvanize support for Black voting rights. In 1968, he was present at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., when King was assassinated. Convicted in 1981 of leaving the scene of an accident, and jailed for six months. Died, of cancer, at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., November 16, 2000 (age 74 years, 316 days). Entombed at Lincoln Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Juanita Elizabeth Terry Williams (1925-2000).
  Personal motto: "Unbought and unbossed."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Olin Stewart Willis (1901-1980) — also known as Olin S. Willis — of Coolidge, Thomas County, Ga. Born in Meigs, Thomas County, Ga., September 11, 1901. Democrat. Merchant; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Thomas County, 1949-56. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died May 29, 1980 (age 78 years, 261 days). Interment at Meigs Sunset Cemetery, Meigs, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Willis and Lottie Laura (Hambleton) Willis; married to Mary Sue Huggins (1905-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Montgomery Wilson (b. 1915) — of Hiawassee, Towns County, Ga. Born in Hiawassee, Towns County, Ga., January 23, 1915. Democrat. School teacher; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Towns County, 1955-56. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. H. Wilson (1872-1944) and Flora (Rogers) Wilson (born 1876); married, September 30, 1939, to Reide Allen (born 1923).
  John Stephens Wood (1885-1968) — also known as John S. Wood — of Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. Born near Ball Ground, Cherokee County, Ga., February 8, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1917; superior court judge in Georgia, 1925-31; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1931-35, 1945-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Redmen. Died in Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., September 12, 1968 (age 83 years, 217 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Monroe Woolsey (1819-1901) — also known as "Captain" — of Texas. Born in Georgia, September 3, 1819. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1887. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Sweet Home, Lavaca County, Tex., September 30, 1901 (age 82 years, 27 days). Interment somewhere in Yoakum, Tex.
  Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. (b. 1932) — also known as Andy Young — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 12, 1932. Democrat. Ordained minister; one of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1957; close advisor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. until his assassination; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1973-77; defeated, 1970; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1977-79; mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1982-90; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1990. United Church of Christ. African ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Freemasons. Received the Spingarn Medal in 1978; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981. Still living as of 2014.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Young and Daisy (Fuller) Young; married 1954 to Jean Childs (died 1994); married, March 24, 1996, to Carolyn Watson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
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