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Lawyer Politicians in Indiana, Q-R

  Benjamin Eugene Quayle (b. 1976) — also known as Ben Quayle — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., November 3, 1976. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Arizona 3rd District, 2011-13; lobbyist. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of James Danforth Quayle (1947-).
  Political family: Quayle-Pulliam family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Michael Bruce Quigley (b. 1958) — also known as Mike Quigley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 17, 1958. Democrat. Lawyer; university professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000 (alternate), 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 2009-. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Samuel Moffett Ralston (1857-1925) — also known as Samuel M. Ralston — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near New Cumberland, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, December 1, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state senate, 1888; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892; candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1896, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904; Governor of Indiana, 1913-17; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1923-25; died in office 1925; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, from heart and kidney diseases, near Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 14, 1925 (age 67 years, 317 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Ralston (born 1811) and Sarah (Scott) Ralston (born 1821); married, December 26, 1881, to Mary Josephine Backous (died 1882); married, December 30, 1889, to Jennie Craven (1861-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Peleg Randall (1812-1892) — also known as Franklin P. Randall — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Madison County, N.Y., June 2, 1812. School teacher; lawyer; railroad promoter; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1845; member of Indiana state senate, 1847-50; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1856; mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind., 1859-64, 1869-73. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Died in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., May 23, 1892 (age 79 years, 356 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  F. B. Ransom (b. 1882) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Grenada, Grenada County, Miss., July 13, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; business executive; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1944. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Burial location unknown.
  John Richard Rarick (1924-2009) — of Louisiana. Born in Waterford, Elkhart County, Ind., January 29, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; district judge in Louisiana 20th District, 1961-66; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1967-75; American Independent candidate for President of the United States, 1980. Member, Freemasons. Died in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, La., September 14, 2009 (age 85 years, 228 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Rariden (1795-1856) — of Centerville, Wayne County, Ind. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., February 14, 1795. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1823-29; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1824; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1829-30, 1832-33; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1837-41; defeated, 1835; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51. Died in Cambridge City, Wayne County, Ind., October 20, 1856 (age 61 years, 249 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cambridge City, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Washington Rauch (1876-1940) — also known as George W. Rauch — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Born near Warren, Huntington County, Ind., February 22, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1907-17. Died in 1940 (age about 64 years). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Warren, Ind.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Philip Rauch and Martha (Jones) Rauch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Brown Ray (1794-1848) — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., February 19, 1794. Lawyer; merchant; tavern owner; newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1821-22; member of Indiana state senate, 1822-25; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1824, 1831, 1837; Governor of Indiana, 1825-31. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 4, 1848 (age 54 years, 167 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Martin M. Ray (1795-1865); uncle of Martin M. Ray (1823-1872).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Martin M. Ray (1795-1865) — of Fayette County, Ind.; Wayne County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Kentucky, August 29, 1795. Cabinetmaker; merchant; banker; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1826-27, 1834-36; candidate for Indiana state senate, 1848. Methodist. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 16, 1865 (age 69 years, 260 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother of James Brown Ray; uncle of Martin M. Ray (1823-1872).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Martin M. Ray (1823-1872) — of Shelby County, Ind. Born in Butler County, Ohio, 1823. Lawyer; delegate to Whig National Convention from Indiana, 1848; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1856; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1858; member of Indiana state senate, 1861-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1872. Irish ancestry. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., August 5, 1872 (age about 49 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Nephew of James Brown Ray and Martin M. Ray (1795-1865).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  David Rea (1831-1901) — of Savannah, Andrew County, Mo. Born in Indiana, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1875-79; defeated, 1878. Died in Savannah, Andrew County, Mo., June 13, 1901 (age about 69 years). Interment at City Cemetery, Savannah, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Edward Rhetts (1910-1971) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind., May 21, 1910. Lawyer; U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, 1962-64. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1971 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Earl F. Riley (c.1921-2000) — of California. Born in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., about 1921. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; candidate for California state assembly, 1958; superior court judge in California, 1971-87. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii, February 13, 2000 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Clarence J. Roberts (1873-1931) — of Madison, Jefferson County, Ind.; Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo.; Raton, Colfax County, N.M.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Jefferson County, Ind., October 21, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Jefferson County Attorney, 1900-05; member of New Mexico territorial House of Representatives, 1909; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1910-21; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1912-17. Died in 1931 (age about 57 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Dan A. Roberts and Perintha E. (Robinson) Roberts; married, May 2, 1897, to Eliza E. Stewart.
  Arthur Raymond Robinson (1881-1961) — also known as Arthur R. Robinson — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Pickerington, Fairfield County, Ohio, March 12, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1915-19; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; superior court judge in Indiana, 1921-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1924, 1932; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1925-35; defeated, 1934. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Died March 17, 1961 (age 80 years, 5 days). Interment at Washington Park Cemetery East, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Robinson and Catherine (Beard) Robinson; married, December 27, 1901, to Frieda A. Elfers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jack D. Robinson (b. 1880) — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Decatur, Adams County, Ind., March 7, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 4th District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  James W. Robinson (1790-1857) — Born in Hamilton County, Ind., 1790. Lawyer; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Nacogdoches, 1835; Provisional Governor of Texas, 1836; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., 1857 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Maurice G. Robinson (b. 1905) — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Petersburg, Pike County, Ind., June 4, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1940; secretary of state of Indiana, 1942-43. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Milton Stapp Robinson (1832-1892) — also known as Milton S. Robinson — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Versailles, Ripley County, Ind., April 20, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1856; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state senate, 1866-70; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1875-79; Judge, Indiana Appellate Court, 1891-92. Died in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., July 28, 1892 (age 60 years, 99 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Mike Rogers Michael Dennis Rogers (b. 1958) — also known as Mike Rogers — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Born in Hammond, Lake County, Ind., July 16, 1958. Republican. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1994-2002; U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 2003-. Baptist. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Mike Rogers congressional office
  John Edward Roush (1920-2004) — also known as J. Edward Roush — of Huntington, Huntington County, Ind. Born in Barnsdall, Osage County, Okla., September 12, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Indiana state legislature, 1949; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; Huntington County Prosecuting Attorney, 1955-58; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1959-69, 1971-77 (5th District 1959-69, 4th District 1971-77); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964, 1968, 1972. Brethren. Died, while suffering from Alzheimer's disease, in The Heritage nursing home, Huntington, Huntington County, Ind., March 26, 2004 (age 83 years, 196 days). Interment at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lovell Harrison Rousseau (1818-1869) — also known as Lovell H. Rousseau — of Bloomfield, Greene County, Ind.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., August 4, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1844-45; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Indiana state senate, 1847-49; member of Kentucky state senate, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1865-66, 1866-67; resigned 1866; on June 14, 1866, he assaulted Iowa Rep. Josiah B. Grinnell with the iron handle of his cane; reprimanded by the House of Representatives, and resigned, but was elected to fill his own vacancy. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 7, 1869 (age 50 years, 156 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.; reinterment in 1892 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of David Rousseau; married 1843 to Marie Antoinette Dozier.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lemuel Willard Royse (1847-1946) — also known as Lemuel W. Royse; Lem W. Royse — of Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind. Born near Pierceton, Kosciusko County, Ind., January 19, 1847. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; prosecuting attorney, 23rd Circuit, 1876; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1884; mayor of Warsaw, Ind., 1885-90, 1919-20; resigned 1920; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1886-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1892; U.S. Representative from Indiana 13th District, 1895-99; circuit judge in Indiana, 1904-08, 1920-32; chair of Kosciusko County Republican Party, 1905. Died in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind., December 18, 1946 (age 99 years, 333 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Augustus Royse and Nancy 'Nannie' (Chaplin) Royse.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John R. Rumple (d. 2000) — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state attorney general, 1988. Died February 4, 2000. Burial location unknown.
  Emmett C. Ryan (b. 1887) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in New Cumberland, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, August 30, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1922; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1937-38. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel B. Ryan and Harriet A. (Nee) Ryan; married to Isabel M. Leutwein.
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