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Lawyer Politicians in Guam

  James Pace Alger (1928-1969) — also known as James P. Alger — of Price, Carbon County, Utah; Agana (now Hagatna), Guam. Born in Cleveland, Emery County, Utah, January 23, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; Carbon County Attorney, 1954-61; chair of Carbon County Democratic Party, 1960-61; U.S. Attorney for Guam, 1962-69. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Rotary; Jaycees; Navy League. Died in September, 1969 (age 41 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Alger and Elna (Jensen) Alger; married, July 21, 1950, to Merlene Forsyth.
  Marcellus G. Boss (1901-1967) — also known as Marc Boss — of Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan. Born in Bremen, Marshall County, Ind., January 24, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; Cherokee County Attorney, 1931-33; member of Kansas state senate, 1945-49; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1952; Governor of Guam, 1959-60. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Suffered a heart attack while addressing a meeting of the Kansas Business and Professional Women, and died soon after, in the City Hospital, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan., March 21, 1967 (age 66 years, 56 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Columbus, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Frank W. Boss and Alice M. (Lehr) Boss; married, August 11, 1926, to Margery Griswold.
  William Partlow Daniel (1915-2006) — also known as Bill Daniel; "Governor Bill" — Born in Dayton, Liberty County, Tex., November 20, 1915. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives 14th District, 1949-53; played the role of Colonel Neill in the 1960 film The Alamo; Governor of Guam, 1961-63. Died in Liberty, Liberty County, Tex., June 20, 2006 (age 90 years, 212 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Liberty, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Marion Price Daniel and Nannie (Partlow) Daniel; brother of Marion Price Daniel (1910-1988); married 1939 to Vara Faye Martin; uncle of Marion Price Daniel, Jr..
  Political family: Daniel-Houston family of Texas.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
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