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John P. SAINT_John John Pierce St. John (1833-1916) — also known as John P. St. John — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo.; Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., February 25, 1833. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kansas state senate, 1873; Governor of Kansas, 1879-83; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1884. Congregationalist; later Christian Scientist. Died in Olathe, Johnson County, Kan., August 31, 1916 (age 83 years, 188 days). Interment at Olathe Cemetery, Olathe, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Sophia (Snell) St. John (1797-1851) and Samuel St. John (1802-1855); married, March 28, 1852, to Mary Jane Brewer (divorced 1859); married, March 28, 1860, to Susan Jane Parker (1838-1925).
  The city of SAINT John, Kansas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  David Sam (b. 1933) — of Duchesne, Duchesne County, Utah. Born in Hobart, Lake County, Ind., August 12, 1933. Lawyer; Duchesne County Attorney, 1966-72; Duchesne County Commissioner, 1972-74; district judge in Utah 4th District, 1976-85; U.S. District Judge for Utah, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Mormon. Romanian ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Sirb and Flora (Toma) Sirb.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Samuel Caldwell Sample (1796-1855) — also known as Samuel C. Sample — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Elkton, Cecil County, Md., August 15, 1796. Whig. Carpenter; lawyer; circuit judge in Indiana, 1836-43; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1843-45; banker. Died in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., December 2, 1855 (age 59 years, 109 days). Interment at City Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Everett Sanders (1882-1950) — also known as Everett Sanders — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in a log cabin near Coalmont, Clay County, Ind., March 8, 1882. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1917-25; secretary to President Calvin Coolidge, 1925-29; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1932-34. Baptist. Member, Elks. Died, from a heart ailment, in his law office, in Washington, D.C., May 12, 1950 (age 68 years, 65 days). Interment at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Sanders and Melissa Everal (Stark) Sanders; married, December 13, 1903, to Ella Neal; married to Hilda Sims.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Ezra Perin Savage (1842-1920) — also known as Ezra P. Savage — of Sargent, Custer County, Neb. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., April 3, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; stock, grain, and implement business; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1901-03; Governor of Nebraska, 1901-03. Died January 8, 1920 (age 77 years, 280 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Warren Savage and Hannah (Perin) Savage; married 1866 to Anna C. Rich (died 1883); married 1896 to Elvira Hess (died 1899).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Benton Sayler (1836-1900) — of Indiana. Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, March 31, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1873-75; circuit judge in Indiana, 1875-1900. Died in Huntington, Huntington County, Ind., June 18, 1900 (age 64 years, 79 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Ind.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Milton Sayler (1831-1892).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elmer Jacob Schnackenberg (1889-1968) — also known as Elmer J. Schnackenberg — of Cook County, Ill. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., August 22, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 13th District, 1923-44; Speaker of the Illinois State House of Representatives, 1941-45; circuit judge in Illinois, 1945-53; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1953-68; died in office 1968. Died September 15, 1968 (age 79 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Lorna Gail Schofield (b. 1956) — also known as Lorna G. Schofield — Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., January 22, 1956. Lawyer; assistant U.S. Attorney; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 2012-. Female. Filipino ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Fred P. Schuman (b. 1909) — of Granite City, Madison County, Ill. Born in Indiana Harbor, Lake County, Ind., August 9, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Harvey David Scott (1818-1891) — also known as Harvey D. Scott — of Indiana. Born in Milford Center, Union County, Ohio, October 18, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Newton Booth; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1855-57; state court judge in Indiana, 1882-84. Member, Grange. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 11, 1891 (age 72 years, 266 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William H. Shambaugh (1856-1927) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Allen County, Ind., 1856. School teacher; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1887-89; candidate for mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind., 1894. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., February 21, 1927 (age about 70 years). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Samuel Herbert Shank (b. 1871) — also known as Samuel H. Shank — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Marion County, Ind., February 4, 1871. Lawyer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Winnipeg, 1903-04; U.S. Consul in Winnipeg, 1904-07; Mannheim, 1907-11; Fiume, 1912-14; Palermo, as of 1916-19. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Norma Brock (opera singer 'Norma Romana').
Roy Shattuck Roy Lloyd Shattuck (1871-1915) — also known as Roy Shattuck — of Brazil, Clay County, Ind. Born in Clay County, Ind., June 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Brazil, Ind., 1903-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1914. Arrested in February 1915, and arraigned in federal court in Indianapolis, along with four other 1914 candidates, for attempting to corrupt the election in Vigo County; pleaded not guilty, but died before he could be tried. Died in Brazil, Clay County, Ind., August 15, 1915 (age 44 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Volney B. Shattuck and Henrietta Bessie (Pearce) Shattuck; married, November 7, 1894, to Olive Rosamond Carter.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Lucien Shaw (1845-1933) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., March 1, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1889-1902; justice of California state supreme court, 1903-23; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1921-23. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 19, 1933 (age 88 years, 18 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Hooker Shea (1863-1928) — also known as Joseph H. Shea — of Scott County, Ind.; Seymour, Jackson County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Lexington, Scott County, Ind., July 24, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1897-99; circuit judge in Indiana, 1906-12; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1908; Judge, Indiana Appellate Court, 1913-16; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1916-21. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 22, 1928 (age 65 years, 151 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Madison, Ind.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Benjamin Franklin Shively (1857-1916) — also known as Benjamin F. Shively — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in St. Joseph County, Ind., March 20, 1857. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 13th District, 1884-85, 1887-93; defeated, 1906; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1896; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904, 1912 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1909-16; died in office 1916. Died March 14, 1916 (age 58 years, 360 days). Interment at Brookville Cemetery, Brookville, Pa.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joel Shively and Elizabeth (Penrod) Shively; married 1889 to Laura Jenks (daughter of George Augustus Jenks (1836-1908)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Smith Simonson (1796-1881) — of Charlestown, Clark County, Ind. Born in Fayette County, Pa., June 2, 1796. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; farmer; miller; merchant; member of Indiana state senate, 1826-29; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1837; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1841-46; defeated, 1838; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1845-46; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Member, Freemasons. Died in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., December 5, 1881 (age 85 years, 186 days). Burial location unknown.
  Frederick Augustus Sims (1867-1947) — also known as Fred A. Sims — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind., October 8, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Frankfort, Ind., 1894-98; member of Indiana Republican State Committee, 1896-1906; secretary of Indiana Republican Party, 1904-06; secretary of state of Indiana, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 20, 1947 (age 79 years, 194 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Noble Sims and Margaret (Allen) Sims (1830-1912); married 1917 to Elsie Dickson (died 1944); nephew of John F. Sims (1819?-1883); grandson of Stephen Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  James Noble Sims (1817-1899) — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., January 5, 1817. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Died in Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind., February 20, 1899 (age 82 years, 46 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Sims and Elizabeth (McCarty) Sims (1797-1834); brother of John F. Sims (1819?-1883); married, November 18, 1865, to Margaret A. Allen (1830-1912); father of Frederick Augustus Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  James Richard Slack (1818-1881) — also known as J. R. Slack — of Huntington, Huntington County, Ind. Born in Bucks County, Pa., September 28, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1854, 1880; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856, 1868, 1880 (Convention Vice-President); member of Indiana state senate, 1850; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Indiana, 1872-78. Died, of a heart attack, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 28, 1881 (age 62 years, 303 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington, Ind.
  General Slack Park in Huntington, Indiana, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Phineas Orange Small (1858-1939) — also known as P. O. Small — of LaPorte, LaPorte County, Ind. Born in Indiana, May 25, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; LaPorte County Sheriff, 1894-95; chair of LaPorte County Republican Party, 1905; postmaster. Died November 3, 1939 (age 81 years, 162 days). Interment at Westville Cemetery, Westville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Phineas Small (1805-1886) and Mary (Pinney) Small (1821-1900); married, March 31, 1892, to Louis C. Sholtz (1862-1926); second cousin of Timothy E. Griswold; third cousin once removed of William Sidney Pinney and Oliver Dwight Filley; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams (1776-1832).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Mumford Smith (1903-1968) — also known as Arthur M. Smith — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Scott, LaGrange County, Ind., September 19, 1903. Lawyer; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1959-68; died in office 1968. Died in Washington, D.C., November 20, 1968 (age 65 years, 62 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Ballard Smith (1821-1866) — of Cannelton, Perry County, Ind.; Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., January 13, 1821. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1855-57; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1857; circuit judge in Indiana, 1858-59; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., October 3, 1866 (age 45 years, 263 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother of Hamilton Smith (1804-1875).
  Hamilton Smith (1804-1875) — of Cannelton, Perry County, Ind. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., September 19, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1859; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864. Died in Washington, D.C., February 7, 1875 (age 70 years, 141 days). Interment at Old Cliff Cemetery, Cannelton, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother of Ballard Smith (1821-1866).
  Leland L. Smith (b. 1908) — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., June 28, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Cass County Republican Party, 1936-44; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Methodist. Member, Elks; Eagles; Exchange Club. Burial location unknown.
  Robert A. Smith (1827-1913) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Boonville, Warrick County, Ind., June 13, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1880, 1888; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1887-92, 1894-96, 1900-08; postmaster at St. Paul, Minn., 1896-1900. Methodist. English ancestry. Died in Ramsey County, Minn., February 12, 1913 (age 85 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Lyman Soards (1942-1996) — also known as William L. Soards — of Indiana. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., July 26, 1942. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1975-85; member of Indiana state senate, 1985-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1988. Died, of prostate cancer, in a hospital at Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 26, 1996 (age 53 years, 184 days). Interment at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Ind.
  Relatives: Father of William Lyman Soards II (1973-).
John C. Spooner John Coit Spooner (1843-1919) — also known as John C. Spooner; "The Tinker of Legislation" — of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., January 6, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; private and military secretary to Gov. Lucius Fairchild; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1872; general solicitor, Omaha Railroad, 1880; law partner of Arthur Loomis Sanborn; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1885-91, 1897-1907; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888 (delegation chair), 1892 (delegation chair); candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1892. Died, of pneumonia and apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 11, 1919 (age 76 years, 156 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Philip L. Spooner (judge) and Lydia (Coit) Spooner; married, September 10, 1868, to Annie E. Main.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Henry Clark Springer (1894-1980) — also known as Henry C. Springer — of Butler, DeKalb County, Ind. Born in Huntington, Huntington County, Ind., January 24, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1960 (alternate). Died June 30, 1980 (age 86 years, 158 days). Interment at Christian Union Cemetery, Garrett, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Springer (1867-1959) and Samuel C. Springer (1869-1932); married to Madolin Springer (1896-1986); second great-grandnephew of Thomas Glasby Waterman; third great-grandson of David Waterman (1749-?); third cousin once removed of Joshua Milton Fiero, Jr..
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Roundy-Welles-Hadley family of Illinois (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Lee Springer (1909-1992) — also known as William L. Springer — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., April 12, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; Champaign County State's Attorney, 1940-42; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; county judge in Illinois, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from Illinois 22nd District, 1951-73; member, Federal Power Commission, 1973-75; member, Federal Election Commission, 1976-79. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died September 20, 1992 (age 83 years, 161 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Urbana, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Otha Lee Springer and Dasie 'Daisy' (Tucker) Springer; married, May 9, 1942, to Elsie Cora Mattis (1914-1997).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William McKendree Springer (1836-1903) — also known as William M. Springer — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Sullivan County, Ind., May 30, 1836. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1860-62; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-72; defeated, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1875-95 (12th District 1875-83, 13th District 1883-95); U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1895-99. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., December 4, 1903 (age 67 years, 188 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas Burchard Springer (1795-1861) and Catherine (Sandusky) Springer (1796-1872); married, December 15, 1859, to Rebecca Ruter (1832-1904); first cousin twice removed of Durand William Springer (1866-1943).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Brown Stansbury (1923-1985) — also known as William B. Stansbury — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., March 18, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1968-76; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1977-81; in 1978, during a firemen's strike, he left the city, saying that he was going to a conference in Atlanta; instead, he went to New Orleans for a tryst with his administrative assistant; the scandal led to an effort to impeach him; soon after, a city official pleaded guilty to extorting $16,000 from local businessmen; when questioned by a federal grand jury as to whether this money came to his campaign or to him personally, Stansbury refused to answer, claiming the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Member, Delta Upsilon; American Bar Association. While crossing Bardstown Road to enter St. Francis of Assisi Church, he was hit by a car, and died soon after, in Humana Hospital-University, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 4, 1985 (age 62 years, 17 days); His mother was killed in the same accident, and his wife was injured. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Bernard Stansbury and Alliene (Brown) Stansbury; married 1983 to Mary Ellen Farmer.
  William B. Stansbury Park (established 1900, received current name 1985), in Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  H. James Starr (1931-2009) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind., July 11, 1931. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 57th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1966; candidate in primary for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1969. Died July 20, 2009 (age 78 years, 9 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1958 to Phyllis Anne McConnell.
  George Washington Steele (1839-1922) — also known as George W. Steele — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Born near Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., December 13, 1839. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1881-89, 1895-1903; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1890-91. Died in Marion, Grant County, Ind., July 12, 1922 (age 82 years, 211 days). Interment at Estates of Serenity, Marion, Ind.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Charles Stephens Charles Stephens (1870-1942) — of Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., February 28, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; Cherokee County Attorney, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1922, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1926; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Presbyterian. Died, in City Hospital, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan., December 29, 1942 (age 72 years, 304 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Stephens (1838-1879) and Maurine Mary 'Mamie' (Jenness) Stephens (1850-1919); married, April 27, 1896, to Emma Mary Stump (1871-1906); married, December 1, 1908, to Viola Townsend (1878-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Modern Light, Industrial Edition, July 23, 1914
  George B. Stephenson (b. 1884) — Born in Kempton, Tipton County, Ind., February 15, 1884. Lawyer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Yarmouth, 1907-08; Halifax, 1908-09; Liverpool, 1909-11. Burial location unknown.
  Raymond Bartlett Stevens (1874-1942) — also known as Raymond B. Stevens — of Landaff, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., June 18, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1909-13, 1923; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1913-15; defeated, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1914, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1940; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1933; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1935-42; chair, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1937-42. Advisor in foreign affairs to the King of Siam, 1926-35. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 18, 1942 (age 67 years, 334 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Grafton County, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Pliny Bartlett Stevens and Lillian (Thompson) Stevens.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore Fulton Stevens (1923-2010) — also known as Ted Stevens — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 18, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1954-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1965-68; U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009; defeated, 1962; appointed 1968. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Indicted in July 2008 on federal charges of failing to report gifts from VECO Corporation and its CEO; tried and convicted in October 2008; his conviction was later vacated due to prosecutorial misconduct. Killed in a plane crash, in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska, August 9, 2010 (age 86 years, 264 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1952 to Ann Mary Cherrington (killed in plane crash, 1978); father of Ben Stevens (1953?-).
  Cross-reference: Lesil McGuire
  Mount Stevens, in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, is named for him.  — The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, in Anchorage, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Thomas Neel Stilwell (1830-1874) — also known as Thomas N. Stilwell — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Stilwell, Butler County, Ohio, August 29, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1856; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1865-67; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1867-68. During an argument over financial matters, he drew his pistol and fired at John E. Corwin, wounding him in the leg; Corwin then shot Stilwell in the head, killing him, in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 14, 1874 (age 43 years, 138 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Swart (b. 1876) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Redwood City, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Indiana, June 25, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916; San Mateo County District Attorney. Dutch ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Adele Beckman.
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