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  Leonard J. Hackney, Jr. (b. 1855) — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Edinburg, Johnson County, Ind., March 29, 1855. Lawyer; circuit judge in Indiana, 1888-93; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1893-99; general counsel, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway. Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard J. Hackney and Kate H. Hackney; married, December 28, 1878, to Ida L. Pudney.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lindley Hoag Hadley (1861-1948) — also known as Lindley H. Hadley — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born near Sylvania, Parke County, Ind., June 19, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1915-33; defeated, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 4, 1948 (age 87 years, 138 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Wilton, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Hadley and Martha (McCoy) Hadley; married, June 1, 1887, to Lavalette Cross.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Levin Hall (1797-1862) — also known as Samuel Hall — of Indiana. Born in Somerset County, Md., June 1, 1797. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1829-31, 1845-46; circuit judge in Indiana, 1832-35; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1840-43; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1854. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Princeton, Gibson County, Ind., May 11, 1862 (age 64 years, 344 days). Interment at Warnock Cemetery, Princeton, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Celeste Prince.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Abraham Halleck (1900-1986) — also known as Charles A. Halleck — of Rensselaer, Jasper County, Ind. Born in DeMotte, Jasper County, Ind., August 22, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1935-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1956, 1960 (Permanent Chair). Methodist. Member, American Legion; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., March 3, 1986 (age 85 years, 193 days). Interment at Weston Cemetery, Rensselaer, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Halleck and Lura I. (Luce) Halleck; married, June 15, 1927, to Blanche A. White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Reed Hallowell (1841-1898) — also known as James R. Hallowell — of Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Montgomery County, Pa., December 27, 1841. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1876; member of Kansas state senate, 1877-79; elected U.S. Representative from Kansas at-large 1878, but never took office; U.S. Attorney for Kansas, 1879-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Died in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., June 24, 1898 (age 56 years, 179 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Ind.
  Relatives: Married 1871 to Semantha Montgomery (1848-1930).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee Herbert Hamilton (b. 1931) — also known as Lee H. Hamilton — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Born in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., April 20, 1931. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1965-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1996. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Trilateral Commission; Alpha Tau Omega; Jaycees. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Frank A. Hamilton and Myra (Jones) Hamilton; married, August 21, 1954, to Nancy Ann Nelson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  James Franklin Hanly (1863-1920) — also known as J. Frank Hanly — of Williamsport, Warren County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near St. Joseph, Champaign County, Ill., April 4, 1863. Lawyer; law partner of Will R. Wood; member of Indiana state senate, 1890; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1896; Governor of Indiana, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1916. Died as the result of an automobile-train accident near Dennison, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, August 1, 1920 (age 57 years, 119 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Williamsport, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Hanly and Anna E. (Calton) Hanly; married, December 3, 1881, to Eva A. Simmer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward Allen Hannegan (1807-1859) — also known as Edward A. Hannegan — of Covington, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, June 25, 1807. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-33, 1841-42; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1833-37; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1843-49; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1849-50. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. In May, 1852, during a drunken argument, he stabbed his brother-in-law, Captain Duncan, who died the next day. Died from overdose of morphine (probably suicide), in St. Louis, Mo., February 25, 1859 (age 51 years, 245 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Forest Arthur Harness (1895-1974) — also known as Forest A. Harness — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., June 24, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Howard County Prosecuting Attorney, 1921-24; represented the United States in the attempt to extradite Samuel Insull from Greece, 1932-34; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1939-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Delta Chi; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla., July 29, 1974 (age 79 years, 35 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Melvin Harness and Elfie Marie (Willits) Harness; married, August 15, 1917, to Amy Bernardine Rose.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Job Harriman (1861-1925) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Clinton County, Ind., January 15, 1861. Socialist. Minister; lawyer; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of California, 1898; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1900; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1911, 1913; member of Socialist National Committee from California, 1911; delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1912. Christian; later Agnostic. Founder, in 1914, of the Llano de Rio utopian community in Antelope Valley, Calif. (relocated to Louisiana in 1918). Died, from tuberculosis, in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 26, 1925 (age 64 years, 284 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Theodosia Gray.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Addison Clay Harris (1840-1916) — also known as Addison C. Harris — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Wayne County, Ind., October 1, 1840. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1877-79; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1886; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1896; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1899-1901. Quaker. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 2, 1916 (age 75 years, 337 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Russell Benjamin Harrison (1854-1936) — also known as Russell Lord Harrison — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, August 12, 1854. Republican. Newspaper work; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1921-24; member of Indiana state senate, 1925-28. Member, Union League. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 13, 1936 (age 82 years, 123 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Caroline (Scott) Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); married, January 10, 1884, to Mary Saunders; father of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); grandson of John Scott Harrison; great-grandson of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); great-grandnephew of Carter Bassett Harrison; second great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814); first cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett; first cousin four times removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); fourth cousin of Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Henry Harrison (1896-1990) — also known as William H. Harrison — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Born in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., August 10, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1927-29; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1945-50; member of Wyoming Republican State Committee, 1946-48; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1951-55, 1961-65, 1967-69; defeated, 1964, 1968; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1954. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; Sigma Chi; Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died in 1990 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Russell Benjamin Harrison and Mary (Saunders) Harrison; married, October 19, 1920, to Mary E. Newton; grandson of Alvin Saunders and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); great-grandson of John Scott Harrison; second great-grandson of William Henry Harrison; second great-grandnephew of Carter Bassett Harrison; third great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and John Cleves Symmes (1742-1814); first cousin four times removed of Burwell Bassett; first cousin five times removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin four times removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin twice removed of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); fourth cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison II.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burton L. Hart (1871-1926) — of Morenci, Lenawee County, Mich.; Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Indiana, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County 2nd District, 1897-1900; Lenawee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-10; circuit judge in Michigan 39th Circuit, 1915-26; defeated, 1911; died in office 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Died December 4, 1926 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Henry Curtis Hart (b. 1889) — also known as Henry C. Hart — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Lagrange, LaGrange County, Ind., September 20, 1889. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1938, 1940, 1942. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry A. Hart and Helen V. (Curtis) Hart; married, November 14, 1921, to Dorothy Margaret White.
Charles S. Hartman Charles Sampson Hartman (1861-1929) — also known as Charles S. Hartman — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Born in Monticello, White County, Ind., March 1, 1861. Lawyer; probate judge in Montana, 1884-86; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1893-99; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1913-22. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died August 3, 1929 (age 68 years, 155 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Fort Benton, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Sampson Hartman and Mary C. Hartman; married, December 2, 1884, to Flora B. Imes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Lawson Moreau Harvey (b. 1856) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Plainfield, Hendricks County, Ind., December 5, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in Indiana, 1894-98; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1916-20. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Burgess Harvey and Delitha (Butler) Harvey; married, October 18, 1882, to Kate Parrott.
Anthony C. Hawkins Anthony C. Hawkins (b. 1851) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Union County, Ky., August 31, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1892-97. Member, Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Athony S. Hawkins and Elizabeth (Hopgood) Hawkins; married 1879 to Mollie E. Brown.
  Image source: City of Evansville
Will H. Hays William Harrison Hays (1879-1954) — also known as Will H. Hays — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Born in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., November 5, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Sullivan County Republican Party, 1904-08; Indiana Republican state chair, 1914-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1932, 1940; speaker, 1920; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1918-21; U.S. Postmaster General, 1921-22. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Phi Delta Theta; Elks; Moose; Union League. President of Motion Picture Producers & Distributors of America, 1922-45. Died in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., March 7, 1954 (age 74 years, 122 days). Interment at Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Hays and Mary (Cain) Hays; married, November 18, 1902, to Helen Louise Thomas; married, November 27, 1930, to Jessie Heron Stutsman.
  Cross-reference: George W. Perkins
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Review of Reviews, February 1922
  Walter E. Helmke (b. 1901) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., December 17, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Allen County Republican Party, 1940-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Lutheran. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
James A. Hemenway James Alexander Hemenway (1860-1923) — also known as James A. Hemenway — of Boonville, Warrick County, Ind. Born in Boonville, Warrick County, Ind., March 8, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; Prosecuting Attorney, 2nd Judicial Circuit, 1886-90; member of Indiana Republican State Committee, 1890; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1895-1905; resigned 1905; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920. Died in 1923 (age about 63 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of William Hemenway and Sarah (Clelland) Hemenway.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Moore's Hoosier Cyclopedia (1905)
Thomas A. Hendricks Thomas Andrews Hendricks (1819-1885) — also known as Thomas A. Hendricks — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 7, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1848-49; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1851-55 (5th District 1851-53, 6th District 1853-55); defeated, 1854; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1863-69; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1868, 1876, 1884; Governor of Indiana, 1873-77; defeated, 1860, 1868; Vice President of the United States, 1885; defeated, 1876; died in office 1885; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1884. Presbyterian; later Episcopalian. Scottish and Dutch ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, apparently from a heart attack, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 25, 1885 (age 66 years, 79 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Hendricks and Jane Ann (Thomson) Hendricks (1793-1874); married, September 25, 1845, to Eliza C. Morgan (1823-1903); nephew of Thomas Hendricks and William Hendricks; first cousin of Abraham Hendricks, William Hendricks, Jr., Abram Washington Hendricks and William Chalmers Hendricks (1825-1892); first cousin once removed of Scott Springer Hendricks.
  Political family: Hendricks family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $10 silver certificate in 1887-1914.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
Charles L. Henry Charles Lewis Henry (1849-1927) — also known as Charles L. Henry — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Green Township, Hancock County, Ind., July 1, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1895-99 (7th District 1895-97, 8th District 1897-99); defeated, 1892. Methodist. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 2, 1927 (age 77 years, 305 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of George Henry (1804-1856).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  J. Joseph Herbert (1894-1956) — of Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Mich. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 26, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1940-55; defeated, 1955; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1956; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Member, American Legion. Died in 1956 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Andrew James Hickey (1872-1942) — also known as Andrew J. Hickey — of LaPorte, LaPorte County, Ind. Born in Albion, Orleans County, N.Y., August 27, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 13th District, 1919-31; defeated, 1930. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 20, 1942 (age 69 years, 358 days). Interment at Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elwood Haynes Hillis (b. 1926) — also known as Elwood Hillis — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., March 6, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1971-87. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Kappa Psi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1949 to Carol Lou Hoyne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  David Hogg (1886-1973) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born near Crothersville, Jackson County, Ind., August 21, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Allen County Republican Party, 1922-24; U.S. Representative from Indiana 12th District, 1925-33; insurance business. Died in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., October 23, 1973 (age 87 years, 63 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson T. Hogg (1841-1897) and Nancy Ellen (Waters) Hogg (1847-1935); married 1925 to Mildred Sellers (1904-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence Leland Holcomb (1871-c.1942) — of Washington. Born in Gibson County, Ind., October 15, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1932. Died in Kennewick, Benton County, Wash., about 1942 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb; brother of Oscar Raymond Holcomb (1867-?); first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Oscar Raymond Holcomb (b. 1867) — also known as O. R. Holcomb — of Ritzville, Adams County, Wash. Born in Gibson County, Ind., December 31, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1902; superior court judge in Washington, 1909-15; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1915-27, 1927-31; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1919-21. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); brother of Clarence Leland Holcomb; first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Silas Alexander Holcomb (1858-1920) — also known as Silas A. Holcomb — of Nebraska. Born in Gibson County, Ind., August 25, 1858. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 12th District, 1891-94; Governor of Nebraska, 1895-99; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1900-06; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1904-06. Died in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., April 25, 1920 (age 61 years, 244 days). Interment at Broken Bow Cemetery, Broken Bow, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Holcomb and Lucinda Reavis (Skelton) Holcomb; married, April 13, 1882, to Martha Alice Brinson; nephew of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); first cousin of Oscar Raymond Holcomb and Clarence Leland Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906) — of Gibson County, Ind. Born in Fort Branch, Gibson County, Ind., March 27, 1838. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864; Populist candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1896. Died in Fort Branch, Gibson County, Ind., June 6, 1906 (age 68 years, 71 days). Interment at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Fort Branch, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elihu Holcomb (1800-1855) and Nancy (Cook) Holcomb (1807-1838); married, May 26, 1862, to Mary Anne Hopkins (1840-1917); father of Oscar Raymond Holcomb (1867-?) and Clarence Leland Holcomb; uncle of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Robeson Holloway (1836-1911) — also known as William R. Holloway — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Richmond, Wayne County, Ind., December 6, 1836. Republican. Printer; lawyer; private secretary to Gov. Oliver P. Morton, 1861; newspaper editor; postmaster at Indianapolis, Ind., 1869-81; private secretary to Mayor Caleb S. Denny, 1894-95; U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1897-98; Halifax, as of 1904-06. Died, of pneumonia, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 30, 1911 (age 75 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Pierson Holloway (1809-1883) and Jane Ann (Paulson) Holloway; married, November 8, 1858, to Eliza Brubank.
  Melville Reeves Hopewell (1845-1911) — also known as Melville R. Hopewell — of Tekamah, Burt County, Neb. Born in Monroe County, Ind., March 27, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; district judge in Nebraska, 1887-96; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1907-11; died in office 1911; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, May 2, 1911 (age 66 years, 36 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Charles Hopewell (1819-1901) and Sara J. (Reeves) Hopewell (1821-1854); married, October 20, 1874, to Harriet E. Nelson (1854-1930).
  Elisha Hotchkiss (1778-1858) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 11, 1778. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1831-33. Died in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind., June 10, 1858 (age 79 years, 242 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Hotchkiss (c.1759-1848) and Esther (Gilbert) Hotchkiss (c.1763); married, October 21, 1804, to Phebe Gallup (1781-1847); third cousin once removed of Luther Hotchkiss and Edwin P. Hotchkiss; fourth cousin of Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of William Judson Clark, Charles Hull Clark, Charles M. Hotchkiss (1853-1927) and Henry DeWitt Hotchkiss.
  Political families: Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; King family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Timothy Edward Howard (1837-1916) — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 27, 1837. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; college teacher; lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1886-92. Died July 9, 1916 (age 79 years, 164 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Howard and Julia (Beahan) Howard; married, April 14, 1864, to Julia A. Redmond.
  Washington Irving Howard (1831-1899) — of Steuben County, Ind.; Rochester, Fulton County, Ind. Born in Jamaica, Windham County, Vt., May 7, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; hardware dealer; member of Indiana state senate, 1873; newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1887; defeated, 1856. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Spencer, Owen County, Ind., 1899 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Washington Irving
  Relatives: Son of Mary Louise Killeen; married to the sister-in-law of Michael Luther Essick (1834-1913); married 1856 to Mary Rowley Stocker; grandfather of Robert Lendon Bibler.
  Political family: Howard-Bibler-Merriman family of Indiana.
  James Mordecai Hudson (1876-1950) — also known as James M. Hudson — of Bloomfield, Greene County, Ind. Born in Center Township, Greene County, Ind., April 17, 1876. Democrat. School teacher and principal; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen. Died, in Freeman Greene County Hospital, Linton, Greene County, Ind., November 11, 1950 (age 74 years, 208 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Bloomfield, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Hudson and Amanda (Hatfield) Hudson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Merlin Hull Merlin Hull (1870-1953) — of Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wis. Born in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind., December 18, 1870. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; Jackson County District Attorney, 1907-09; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1909-16; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1913-16; secretary of state of Wisconsin, 1917-21; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1929-31, 1935-53 (7th District 1929-31, 9th District 1935-53); died in office 1953. Died in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., May 17, 1953 (age 82 years, 150 days). Original interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis.; reinterment in 1959 somewhere in Black River Falls, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Thomas Jefferson Humes (1849-1904) — also known as Thomas J. Humes — of Washington County, Kan.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, Ind., February 14, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1877-80; superior court judge in Washington, 1890; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1897-1904. Died in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, November 9, 1904 (age 55 years, 269 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William E. Humphrey William Ewart Humphrey (1862-1934) — also known as William E. Humphrey — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Alamo, Montgomery County, Ind., March 31, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1903-17 (at-large 1903-09, 1st District 1909-17); member, Federal Trade Commission, 1925-33; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1927-28, 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1934 (age 71 years, 320 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
Andrew J. Hunter Andrew Jackson Hunter (1831-1913) — also known as Andrew J. Hunter — of Paris, Edgar County, Ill. Born in Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind., December 17, 1831. Democrat. Civil engineer; lawyer; member of Illinois state senate, 1865-69; Edgar County Judge, 1886-92; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1893-95, 1897-99 (at-large 1893-95, 19th District 1897-99); defeated, 1870 (7th District), 1882 (15th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908. Died in Paris, Edgar County, Ill., January 12, 1913 (age 81 years, 26 days). Interment at Edgar Cemetery, Paris, Ill.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Elisha Mills Huntington (1806-1862) — also known as Elisha M. Huntington — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Butternuts, Otsego County, N.Y., March 26, 1806. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-36; circuit judge in Indiana, 1837-41; delegate to Whig National Convention from Indiana, 1839 (Convention Vice-President); U.S. District Judge for Indiana, 1842-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Catholic. Died of a lung ailment, in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., October 26, 1862 (age 56 years, 214 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Huntington (1763-1815) and Mary (Corning) Huntington (1763-1852); brother of Nathaniel Huntington (1793-1828) and James Huntington; married, November 3, 1841, to Susan Mary Rudd (1820-1853); grandnephew of Samuel Huntington; great-grandfather of Helen Huntington Hull; first cousin once removed of Samuel H. Huntington; first cousin twice removed of William Barret Ridgely; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; third cousin once removed of John Davenport, Ebenezer Huntington, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Abel Huntington and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams; fourth cousin of William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Charles Phelps Huntington and Henry Titus Backus; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Nicholls Smallwood, Peter Buell Porter, John Hall Brockway, Robert Coit, Jr., Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and William Clark Huntington.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
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