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  Thomas Jewett Mabry (1884-1962) — also known as Thomas J. Mabry — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Carlisle County, Ky., October 17, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1910; member of New Mexico state senate, 1912-17; district judge in New Mexico 2nd District, 1936-38; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1939-46; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1944-46; Governor of New Mexico, 1947-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 23, 1962 (age 78 years, 67 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse J. Mabry and Onie Lillian (Nance) Mabry; married, June 20, 1907, to Winifred White (died 1912); married, June 10, 1915, to Katherine Burns.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allan Bowie Magruder (1775-1822) — of Louisiana. Born in Kentucky, 1775. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1810; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1812-13. Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., April 16, 1822 (age about 46 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Mallory (1815-1885) — of La Grange, Oldham County, Ky. Born in Madison Court House, Madison County, Va., November 15, 1815. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1859-65 (7th District 1859-63, 5th District 1863-65). Died near La Grange, Oldham County, Ky., August 11, 1885 (age 69 years, 269 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Oldham County, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clarence E. Manion (1896-1979) — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., July 7, 1896. Lawyer; law professor; chair, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-54. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Knights of Columbus. Died July 28, 1979 (age 83 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Manion and Elizabeth (Carroll) Manion; married, August 3, 1936, to Virginia O'Brien.
  Alexander Keith Marshall (1770-1825) — of Kentucky. Born in Fauquier County, Va., January 11, 1770. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1797-1801. Died in Mason County, Ky., February 7, 1825 (age 55 years, 27 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Marshall (1730-1802) and Mary Randolph (Keith) Marshall (1737-1809); brother of John Marshall and James Markham Marshall; uncle and first cousin once removed of Thomas Alexander Marshall; uncle of Thomas Marshall (1784-1835), Edward Colston, James Keith Marshall, Thomas Francis Marshall, Alexander Keith Marshall, Charles Alexander Marshall and Edward Colston Marshall; granduncle of John Augustine Marshall; great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; great-granduncle of William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; first cousin and brother-in-law of Humphrey Marshall; first cousin twice removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph, John Randolph of Roanoke, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; second cousin thrice removed of John Gardner Coolidge; third cousin of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; third cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr (1802-1854), Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Fitzhugh Lee, Carter Henry Harrison II and Frederick Madison Roberts; third cousin thrice removed of Francis Beverley Biddle; fourth cousin of John Wayles Eppes.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Humphrey Marshall (1760-1841) — of Kentucky. Born in Orlean, Fauquier County, Va., 1760. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Fayette County, 1788; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1793-94, 1807-09; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1795-1801. In 1809, he opposed Henry Clay's proposal to require all Kentucky legislators to wear domestic homespun instead of British broadcloth; this clash resulted in a duel in which both men were wounded. Author of the first history of Kentucky, published in 1812. Died near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., July 3, 1841 (age about 81 years). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Father of Thomas Alexander Marshall; grandfather of Humphrey Marshall (1812-1872); first cousin and brother-in-law of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall (1770-1825); first cousin once removed and uncle by marriage of Edward Colston, Thomas Francis Marshall, Alexander Keith Marshall (1808-1884), Charles Alexander Marshall and Edward Colston Marshall.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Birney family of Danville, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Humphrey Marshall (1812-1872) — of Kentucky. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., January 13, 1812. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1849-52, 1855-59; resigned 1852; U.S. Diplomatic Commissioner to China, 1852-54; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Kentucky in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 28, 1872 (age 60 years, 75 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of John J. McAfee (1836-1896); nephew of James Gillespie Birney; grandson of Humphrey Marshall; grandnephew by marriage of John Marshall.
  Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Francis Marshall (1801-1864) — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., June 7, 1801. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1832-36, 1838-39, 1854; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1841-43; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Died near Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., September 22, 1864 (age 63 years, 107 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of Alexander Keith Marshall (1808-1884) and Edward Colston Marshall; nephew of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall (1770-1825); first cousin and second cousin of Thomas Alexander Marshall (1794-1871); first cousin of Edward Colston and Charles Alexander Marshall; first cousin once removed and nephew by marriage of Humphrey Marshall.
  Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Brown Martin (1876-1945) — of Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky., August 18, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; general counsel and director, Big Sandy and Kentucky River Railway; director, Standard Elkhorn Coal Company; director, Clay Gunnell Shoe Company; Boyd County Judge, 1904; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1918-19; defeated, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1945 (age about 68 years). Interment at Catlettsburg Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Lackey Martin and Nannie Frances (Brown) Martin; grandson of John Preston Martin (1811-1862).
  Political family: Martin family of Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Mason Martin (1837-1898) — of Alabama. Born in Athens, Limestone County, Ala., January 20, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate, 1871-76; law professor; U.S. Representative from Alabama 6th District, 1885-87. Died in Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., June 16, 1898 (age 61 years, 147 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Lanier Martin (1799-1856).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Joseph Martin (b. 1892) — of Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Ky. Born near Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Ky., September 14, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1926-30; candidate for Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1932; county judge in Kentucky, 1934-38; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; candidate for Kentucky state senate 9th District, 1955. Baptist. Member, Lions; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Martin and Rintha Jane (Howell) Martin; married, February 5, 1920, to Lasca Beauchamp.
  William Wesley Masterson (1861-1922) — also known as William W. Masterson — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky., February 9, 1861. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Aden, 1895-98, 1903-06; Batum, 1906-08; Harput, 1908-14; Durban, as of 1916-20. Died May 10, 1922 (age 61 years, 90 days). Burial location unknown.
  Rice Maxey (1800-1878) — of Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky.; Paris, Lamar County, Tex. Born in Barren County, Ky., July 23, 1800. Lawyer; member of Texas state senate, 1861-62. Died in Lamar County, Tex., January 11, 1878 (age 77 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Lucetta 'Lucy' Bell; father of Samuel Bell Maxey (1825-1895).
  Andrew Jackson May (1875-1959) — also known as Andrew J. May — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky. Born near Langley, Floyd County, Ky., June 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Floyd County Attorney, 1901-09; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1931-47 (10th District 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 7th District 1935-47); defeated, 1928 (10th District), 1946 (7th District). Baptist. Member, Freemasons. In 1943, he was briefed about the flaws in the Japanese anti-submarine munitions; he revealed this information to the press, and hence to the Japanese, who quickly improved their depth charges. After the war, this indiscretion was estimated to have cost the U.S. ten submarines and 800 men. Convicted, on July 3, 1947, on charges of accepting bribes for his influence in the award of munitions contracts during World War II; served nine months in prison; received a full pardon from President Harry S. Truman in 1952. Died in Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky., September 6, 1959 (age 84 years, 74 days). Interment at Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Romano Louis Mazzoli (b. 1932) — also known as Romano L. Mazzoli — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 2, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state senate, 1968-70; candidate in primary for mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1969; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1971-95. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Harry S. McAlpin (b. 1906) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in St. Louis, Mo., July 21, 1906. Democrat. Newspaper correspondent; in 1944, was the first African-American reporter to attend a White House news conference; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Congregationalist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Alpha Phi Alpha; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry S. McAlpin, Sr. and Louise (Scott) McAlpin; married 1929 to Alice Stokes.
  Alfred L. McCawley (1876-1966) — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Trigg County, Ky., May 16, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Jasper County Democratic Party, 1921; member of Missouri state senate 28th District, 1923-30; candidate in primary for Governor of Missouri, 1928; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 1st District, 1933-34; defeated, 1942; candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1944. Member, Rotary. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., January 5, 1966 (age 89 years, 234 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Carthage, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 2, 1896, to Mamie McGee (1878-1964).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Alexander McClernand (1812-1900) — also known as John A. McClernand — of Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Ill.; Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Breckinridge County, Ky., May 30, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1840, 1852; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1841-46, 1852-56; member of Illinois state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1843-51, 1859-61 (2nd District 1843-51, 6th District 1859-61); general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1876 (Convention President; member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1880. Died in 1900 (age about 88 years). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Books about John A. McClernand: Richard L. Kiper, Major General John Alexander McClernand : Politician in Uniform
Benton McMillin Benton McMillin (1845-1933) — also known as "The Democratic War Horse" — of Carthage, Smith County, Tenn. Born in Monroe County, Ky., September 11, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1875-77; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1879-99; Governor of Tennessee, 1899-1903; defeated, 1912; U.S. Minister to Peru, 1913-19; Guatemala, 1919-21; insurance business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., January 8, 1933 (age 87 years, 119 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John McMillin and Elizabeth (Black) McMillin; married 1886 to Marie Childress Brown (daughter of John Calvin Brown); married 1888 to Lucille Foster McMillin; father of Ellionor Foster McMillin (daughter-in-law of Joseph Doty Oliver (1850-1933)).
  Political family: Brown-Oliver-McMillin family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  James Clark McReynolds (1862-1946) — also known as James C. McReynolds — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., February 3, 1862. Lawyer; university professor; U.S. Attorney General, 1913-14; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1914-41; took senior status 1941. Disciples of Christ. Died in Washington, D.C., August 24, 1946 (age 84 years, 202 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Elkton, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Oliver McReynolds (1827-1905) and Ellen M. (Reeves) McReynolds (1840-1916).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bradley Burr Meeker (1813-1873) — also known as Bradley B. Meeker — of Richmond, Madison County, Ky.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Fairfield County, Conn., March 13, 1813. Lawyer; justice of Minnesota territorial supreme court, 1849-53. Died in 1873 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Meeker County, Minn. is named for him.
  Return Jonathan Meigs III (1801-1891) — also known as Return J. Meigs III — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Winchester, Clark County, Ky., April 14, 1801. Lawyer; U.S. Indian Agent to Creek and Cherokee Nations, 1834; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1841-42; member of Tennessee state senate, 1850; clerk of the District of Columbia Supreme Court, 1863-91. Died in Washington, D.C., October 19, 1891 (age 90 years, 188 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Meigs (1771-1808) and Parthenia (Clendenin) Meigs (1779-1839); married, November 1, 1825, to Sarah Keys 'Sally' Love (1804-1858); nephew of Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (1764-1825); grandson of Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr.; first cousin once removed of Henry Meigs; second cousin of Henry Meigs, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Raymond Lee Beuhring.
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John William Menzies (1819-1897) — of Kentucky. Born in Bryants Station, Bourbon County, Ky., April 12, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1848-55; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1861-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1864; chancery judge in Kentucky, 1873-93. Died in Falmouth, Pendleton County, Ky., October 3, 1897 (age 78 years, 174 days). Interment at Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson A. Miles (1902-2004) — of Holland, Ottawa County, Mich. Born in Dorr Township, Allegan County, Mich., May 9, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ottawa County, 1937-44. Died in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., August 11, 2004 (age 102 years, 94 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Grayling, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lester Daniel Miles and Susan Rosalyn 'Susie' (Truax) Miles; married 1925 to Helen L. Zick.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Gaines Miller (1812-1856) — also known as John G. Miller — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Born in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., November 29, 1812. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cooper County, 1840-43; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1851-56 (3rd District 1851-53, 5th District 1853-56); died in office 1856. Died near Marshall, Saline County, Mo., May 11, 1856 (age 43 years, 164 days). Interment at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Marshall, Mo.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. William H. Miller (1782-1853) and Elizabeth (Gaines) Miller (1788-1864); married to Margaret McClung Williams (1817-1899; daughter of Thomas Lanier Williams (1782-1856); niece of Robert Overton Williams, John Williams and Lewis Williams).
  Political family: Williams family of North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Ebenezer Miller (1899-1952) — also known as Louis E. Miller — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Willisburg, Washington County, Ky., April 30, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1943-45; defeated, 1932 (at-large), 1944 (11th District). Member, American Legion. Died in St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1952 (age 53 years, 185 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, April 21, 1938, to Grace Laughren.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Neville Miller (1894-1977) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., February 17, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; first dean, University of Louisville School of Law, 1930-33; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936; president of the National Association of Broadcasters, 1938-44. Presbyterian. Died in Washington, D.C., March 27, 1977 (age 83 years, 38 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Shackelford Miller; brother of Shackelford Miller, Jr. (1892-1965).
  Political family: Miller family of Louisville, Kentucky.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Samuel Freeman Miller (1816-1890) — Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., April 5, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1862-90; died in office 1890. Unitarian. Died in Washington, D.C., October 13, 1890 (age 74 years, 191 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Miller and Patsy (Freeman) Miller; married to Lucy Ballinger; married 1857 to Elizabeth Winter.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Books about Samuel Freeman Miller: Michael A. Ross, Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court During the Civil War Era
  Shackelford Miller — Lawyer; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Shackelford Miller, Jr. (1892-1965) and Neville Miller.
  Political family: Miller family of Louisville, Kentucky.
  Shackelford Miller, Jr. (1892-1965) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 4, 1892. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1939-45; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1945-65; took senior status 1965. Member, American Bar Association. Died November 24, 1965 (age 73 years, 81 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Shackelford Miller (1860?-?); brother of Neville Miller.
  Political family: Miller family of Louisville, Kentucky.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wilbur Kingsbury Miller (1892-1976) — also known as Wilbur K. Miller — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., October 9, 1892. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Daviess County Attorney, 1921-29; member, Kentucky Public Service Commission, 1934-35; Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1940-41; Associate Justice of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1945-64; took senior status 1964. Member, American Legion. Died January 24, 1976 (age 83 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
Roger Q. Mills Roger Quarles Mills (1832-1911) — also known as Roger Q. Mills — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Todd County, Ky., March 30, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1859-60; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1873-92 (at-large 1873-75, 4th District 1875-83, 9th District 1883-92); U.S. Senator from Texas, 1892-99. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex., September 2, 1911 (age 79 years, 156 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henley Mills and Tabitha Buckner (Daniel) Mills; married, January 7, 1855, to Carolyn R. Jones.
  Roger Mills County, Okla. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  J. Lee Moore (1898-c.1949) — of Franklin, Simpson County, Ky. Born in 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932 (alternate), 1948; member of Kentucky state senate, 1936-39, 1948 (9th District 1936-39, 5th District 1948); member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1940-43, 1944-47 (27th District 1940-43, 21st District 1944-47). Died about 1949 (age about 51 years). Interment somewhere in Franklin, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Carolyn C. Moore (1904-?).
  Laban Theodore Moore (1829-1892) — also known as Laban T. Moore — of Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky. Born in Wayne County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 13, 1829. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1859-61; member of Kentucky state senate, 1860. Died, of pneumonia, at Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Ky., November 9, 1892 (age 63 years, 301 days). Interment at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Reubin Moore (1792-1873) and Permelia (Vanhorn) Moore (1795-1881); married to Sarah A. Everett (1828-1916).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buckner Stith Morris (1800-1879) — also known as Buckner S. Morris — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Augusta, Bracken County, Ky., August 19, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1838-39; candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1852; circuit judge in Illinois, 1853-55; served as treasurer of the Sons of Liberty, a Northern pro-Confederate organization; in 1864, he was arrested and imprisoned for taking part in an alleged plot to break out prisoners of war held at Camp Douglas in Chicago. Catholic. Thought to be the originator of "to hell in a handbasket," though the phrase wasn't widely used before the 1940s. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 16, 1879 (age 79 years, 119 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1832 to Evelina Barker; married 1850 to Eliza Stephenson.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Porch Morrow (1877-1935) — also known as Edwin P. Morrow — of Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky. Born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., November 28, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1916, 1920 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1928 (alternate), 1932; Governor of Kentucky, 1919-23; defeated, 1915; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died suddenly, from a heart lesion, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., June 15, 1935 (age 57 years, 199 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Zantzinger Morrow and Virginia Catherine (Bradley) Morrow (1842-1900); married, June 18, 1903, to Katherine Hale Waddle (1878-1960); nephew of William O'Connell Bradley; first cousin of Christine Bradley South (1879-1957).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  John McKenzie Moss (1868-1929) — also known as J. McKenzie Moss — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Born in Bennettstown, Christian County, Ky., January 3, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1902-03; circuit judge in Kentucky 8th Circuit, 1909-21; general counsel and deputy commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Internal Revenue; Assistant U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, under Andrew W. Mellon, 1923-26; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1926-29; died in office 1929. Died in Washington, D.C., June 11, 1929 (age 61 years, 159 days). Interment at La Fayette Cemetery, Bennettstown, Ky.
  Relatives: Nephew of James Andrew McKenzie (1840-1904).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  Benjamin Franklin Mudge (1817-1879) — also known as Benjamin F. Mudge — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass.; Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Ky.; Quindaro (now part of Kansas City), Wyandotte County, Kan.; Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Born in Orrington, Penobscot County, Maine, August 11, 1817. Lawyer; school teacher; chemist; geologist; mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1852-53. Died November 21, 1879 (age 62 years, 102 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of James Mudge and Ruth Mudge; married, September 16, 1842, to Mary E. Beckford.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alexander W. Mullins (b. 1835) — of Linneus, Linn County, Mo. Born in Kentucky, April 12, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868, 1884, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Berryman H. Mullins (1802-1880) and Susanna Jane (Crews) Mullins (1810-1900); married 1863 to Norrisea Smith.
  Harvey Myers (1828-1874) — of Kentucky. Born February 10, 1828. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1872. Shot and killed by Col. William G. Terrell, whose wife he had represented in a divorce case, in the Stevenson & Myers law office, Greer Building, Covington, Kenton County, Ky., March 28, 1874 (age 46 years, 46 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  Robert L. Myre — also known as R. L. Myre — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1924; candidate in primary for mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1927; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Burial location unknown.
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