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  Alson Bailey Abbott (1844-1894) — also known as Alson B. Abbott — of Queensbury, Warren County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., November 3, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1878; president, Canton Bridge Company. While cleaning a shotgun for hunting, it accidentally discharged, killing him, in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., August 27, 1894 (age 49 years, 297 days). Interment at Pineview Cemetery, Queensbury, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Abbott (1814-1896) and Sarah Job (Abbott) Abbott (1818-1863); married 1873 to Sarah Morgan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Caleb F. Abbott (1811-1855) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass., September 8, 1811. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1850-51. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, April 24, 1855 (age 43 years, 228 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ira Anson Abbott (1845-1921) — also known as Ira A. Abbott — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass.; New Mexico. Born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vt., July 20, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; district judge in Massachusetts, 1898-1904; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1904-12. Died in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., October 18, 1921 (age 76 years, 90 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Abbott and Deborah (DeWolfe) Abbott; married, April 30, 1879, to Emma Nichols (died 1884).
  John True Abbott (1850-1914) — also known as John T. Abbott — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., 1850. Lawyer; law partner of Charles H. Hersey; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1889-93; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1894-99. Died in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., March 8, 1914 (age about 63 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Keene, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Stephen G. Abbott and Sarah Burbank (Cheney) Abbott; married 1874 to Alice E. Merriman (1847-1928); nephew of Person Colby Cheney (1828-1901).
  Political family: Cheney family of New Hampshire.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
Josiah G. Abbott Josiah Gardner Abbott (1814-1891) — also known as Josiah G. Abbott — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Needham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass., November 1, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1836-37; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1841-42; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1855-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864, 1876 (speaker), 1880, 1888; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1876-77; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1878. Died in Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass., June 2, 1891 (age 76 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Caleb Abbott (1779-1846) and Mercy (Fletcher) Abbott (1782-1834); married, July 18, 1838, to Caroline Livermore (1814-1887; daughter of Edward St. Loe Livermore (1762-1832)); father of Edward Gardner Abbott (1840-1862; killed in Civil War battle of Cedar Mountain, Va.) and Henry Livermore Abbott (1842-1864; killed in Civil War battle of the Wilderness, Va.).
  Political family: Livermore family of Boston, Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1895)
  Sewall Wester Abbott (1859-1943) — also known as Sewall W. Abbott — of Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Tuftonboro, Carroll County, N.H., April 11, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; president, Wolfeboro Woolen Mills; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1889-1921; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1923-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Grange; Redmen; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H., January 3, 1943 (age 83 years, 267 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Abbott and Phebe Jane (Graves) Abbott; married, June 10, 1893, to Elma (King) Hodgdon (1858-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morris Berthold Abram (1918-2000) — also known as Morris Abram — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga., June 19, 1918. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served on prosecution staff at Nuremburg war crimes trials; U.S. Representative to United Nations European office; worked on Marshall Plan for postwar reconstruction of Europe; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from New York, 1968; president of Brandeis University, 1968-70; member, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1984-86. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Jewish Committee; Urban League; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from a viral infection, in a hospital at Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2000 (age 81 years, 271 days). Interment at Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Abram (1883-1957) and Irene (Cohen) Abram (1897-1979); married, December 23, 1944, to Jane Isabella Maguire (1920-2009; divorced 1974); married, January 25, 1975, to Carlyn (Feldman) Fisher (divorced 1987); married, August 26, 1990, to Bruna Molina.
  Epitaph: He established "one man, one vote" as a principle of American law.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brooks Adams (1848-1927) — also known as Peter Chardon Brooks Adams — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., June 24, 1848. Lawyer; author; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; candidate for Massachusetts legislative seat. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 13, 1927 (age 78 years, 234 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and Abigail Brown (Brooks) Adams (1808-1889); brother of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894); married, September 7, 1889, to Evelyn Davis (daughter of Admiral Charles Henry Davis (1807-1877); sister-in-law of Henry Cabot Lodge); nephew of George Washington Adams; uncle of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); grandson of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); grandnephew of Benjamin Gorham; granduncle of Thomas Boylston Adams; great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham and Joshua Johnson; great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; first cousin of William Everett; first cousin twice removed of William Cranch (1769-1855), Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin thrice removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin once removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall and Josiah Quincy; fourth cousin of Edward M. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer and Arthur Chapin.
  Political families: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles E. Adams Charles Edward Adams (1867-1936) — also known as Charles E. Adams; Charlie Adams — of Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minn.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 1, 1867. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 57th District, 1915-36; died in office 1936; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1929-31. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., October 6, 1936 (age 69 years, 5 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Emaline (Twitchell) Adams (1833-1922) and Isaac Milton Adams (1841-1916); married, May 14, 1902, to Grace Tennant (1874-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
Charles Francis Adams Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) — also known as "C.F.A."; "A Whig of the Old School" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 18, 1807. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1831; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1835-40; Free Soil candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1848; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856 (Convention Vice-President; speaker); U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1859-61; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1861-68; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1876. French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 21, 1886 (age 79 years, 95 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and Louisa Catherine (Johnson) Adams (1775-1852); brother of George Washington Adams; married, September 3, 1829, to Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889; sister-in-law of Edward Everett; niece of Benjamin Gorham; granddaughter of Nathaniel Gorham); father of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; nephew of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith); grandson of John Adams and Joshua Johnson; grandfather of Charles Francis Adams; grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin once removed of William Cranch; second cousin of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen and Edward M. Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and Arthur Chapin (1855-?); fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr., George Bailey Loring and William Vincent Wells.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Humanities magazine, December 2011
Charles Francis Adams Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) — also known as "Deacon"; "Uncle Charlie" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass.; Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 2, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Quincy, Mass., 1897-99; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936 (speaker). Unitarian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 10, 1954 (age 87 years, 312 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Frances (Crowninshield) Adams (1839-1911); married, April 3, 1899, to Frances Lovering (daughter of William Croad Lovering); nephew of Brooks Adams; grandson of Charles Francis Adams; grandnephew of George Washington Adams; great-grandson of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Benjamin Williams Crowninshield and David Sears; great-grandnephew of Jacob Crowninshield and Benjamin Gorham; second great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham, Joshua Johnson and Jonathan Mason; second great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson and Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fifth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; sixth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin once removed of William Everett and Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin thrice removed of William Cranch (1769-1855) and Robert Charles Winthrop; second cousin of Augustus Peabody Gardner; second cousin once removed of William Crowninshield Endicott, Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and George Cabot Lodge; second cousin twice removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson, William Amory Gardner Minot and William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Edward M. Chapin and John Forbes Kerry.
  Political families: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Charles Hall Adams (1853-1938) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., March 6, 1853. Lawyer; Consul for Liberia in Boston, Mass., 1885-94; Consul-General for Liberia in Boston, Mass., 1894-1907; Consul for Nicaragua in Boston, Mass., 1899-1907; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Boston, Mass., 1905-07; in May 1909, he and another lawyer were charged with conspiring to obtain unclaimed deposits at Suffolk Savings Bank by inventing fictitious heirs; pleaded not guilty. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., July 5, 1938 (age 85 years, 121 days). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Benjamin Franklin Adams (1813-1873) and Sophia T. (Hall) Adams (1830-1904); married, May 5, 1880, to Mary Charlotte Trowbridge (1860-1944); third cousin of John Quincy Adams; third cousin once removed of Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) and Francis Alexandre Adams; third cousin twice removed of Charles Adams, Jr..
  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
George Washington Adams George Washington Adams (1801-1829) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Berlin, Germany, April 12, 1801. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1826. En route to New York City aboard the Benjamin Franklin, he apparently killed himself by jumping from the ship and drowning, in Long Island Sound, June 9, 1829 (age 28 years, 58 days). His body washed ashore a few days later. Interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and Louisa Catherine (Johnson) Adams (1775-1852); brother of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); married to Mary Freeland; uncle of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; grandson of John Adams and Joshua Johnson; grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; granduncle of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); great-granduncle of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin once removed of William Cranch (1769-1855); second cousin of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen and Edward M. Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and Arthur Chapin; fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr., George Bailey Loring and William Vincent Wells.
  Political families: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: National Park Service
John Adams John Adams (1735-1826) — also known as "His Rotundity"; "The Duke of Braintree"; "American Cato"; "Old Sink and Swim"; "The Colossus of Independence"; "Father of the American Navy" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., October 30, 1735. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-78; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1781-88; Great Britain, 1785-88; Vice President of the United States, 1789-97; President of the United States, 1797-1801; defeated (Federalist), 1800; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., July 4, 1826 (age 90 years, 247 days). Original interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.; reinterment at United First Parish Church, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams (1691-1761) and Susanna (Boylston) Adams (1699-1797); married, October 25, 1764, to Abigail Smith (1744-1818; aunt of William Cranch); father of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith) and John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); grandfather of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); great-grandfather of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; second great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); third great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin thrice removed of Edward M. Chapin; first cousin four times removed of Arthur Chapin; first cousin six times removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; second cousin of Samuel Adams; second cousin once removed of Joseph Allen; second cousin twice removed of John Milton Thayer; second cousin thrice removed of William Vincent Wells; second cousin four times removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Laban Bates and Almur Stiles Whiting; second cousin five times removed of Charles Grenfill Washburn, Lyman Metcalfe Bass and Emerson Richard Boyles; third cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason and George Bailey Loring; third cousin twice removed of Asahel Otis, Erastus Fairbanks, Charles Stetson, Henry Brewster Stanton, Charles Adams, Jr., Isaiah Stetson, Joshua Perkins, Eli Thayer and Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Caleb Stetson (1801-1885), Oakes Ames, Oliver Ames, Jr., Benjamin W. Waite, Alfred Elisha Ames, George Otis Fairbanks, Austin Wells Holden, Horace Fairbanks, Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor, Joseph Washburn Yates, Augustus Brown Reed Sprague, Franklin Fairbanks, Erskine Mason Phelps, Arthur Newton Holden, John Alden Thayer, Irving Hall Chase, Isaiah Kidder Stetson and Giles Russell Taggart.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Adams counties in Idaho, Iowa, Miss., Neb., Ohio, Pa., Wash. and Wis. are named for him.
  Mount Adams (second highest peak in the Northeast), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John Adams HarperJohn A. CameronJohn A. DixJohn Adams FisherJohn A. TaintorJohn A. GilmerJohn A. PerkinsJohn Adams HymanJohn A. DamonJohn A. LeeJohn A. SandersJohn Adams Hurson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John Adams: John Ferling, John Adams: A Life — Joseph J. Ellis, The Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams — David McCullough, John Adams — Gore Vidal, Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson — John Ferling, Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 — James Grant, John Adams : Party of One
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) — also known as "Old Man Eloquent"; "The Accidental President"; "The Massachusetts Madman" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., July 11, 1767. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1794-97; Prussia, 1797-1801; Russia, 1809-14; Great Britain, 1815-17; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1802; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1803-08; resigned 1808; U.S. Secretary of State, 1817-25; President of the United States, 1825-29; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1831-48 (11th District 1831-33, 12th District 1833-43, 8th District 1843-48); died in office 1848; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1834. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1905. Suffered a stroke while speaking on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, February 21, 1848, and died two days later in the Speaker's office, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1848 (age 80 years, 227 days). Original interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.; reinterment at United First Parish Church, Quincy, Mass.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Abigail (Smith) Adams (1744-1818); brother of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith); married, July 26, 1797, to Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852; daughter of Joshua Johnson; sister-in-law of John Pope; niece of Thomas Johnson); father of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); grandfather of John Quincy Adams and Brooks Adams; great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); second great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin of William Cranch; second cousin once removed of Samuel Adams; second cousin twice removed of Edward M. Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of Arthur Chapin; second cousin five times removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; third cousin of Joseph Allen; third cousin once removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and John Milton Thayer; third cousin twice removed of William Vincent Wells; third cousin thrice removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Laban Bates and Almur Stiles Whiting; fourth cousin of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr. and George Bailey Loring; fourth cousin once removed of Asahel Otis, Erastus Fairbanks, Charles Stetson, Henry Brewster Stanton, Charles Adams, Jr., Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880), Joshua Perkins, Eli Thayer, Bailey Frye Adams and Samuel Miller Quincy.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Smith — Thurlow Weed
  Adams counties in Ill. and Ind. are named for him.
  Mount Quincy Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — Mount Quincy Adams, on the border between British Columbia, Canada, and Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John Q. A. BrackettJohn Q. A. SheldenJ. Q. A. Reber
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John Quincy Adams: Paul C. Nagel, John Quincy Adams : A Public Life, a Private Life — Lynn Hudson Parsons, John Quincy Adams — Robert V. Remini, John Quincy Adams — Joseph Wheelan, Mr. Adams's Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 22, 1833. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1866, 1869; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1879; Straight Out Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1872; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1873. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 14, 1894 (age 60 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and Abigail Brown (Brooks) Adams; brother of Brooks Adams; married, April 29, 1861, to Fanny Cadwalader Crowninshield (1840-1911; granddaughter of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield); father of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); nephew of George Washington Adams; grandson of John Quincy Adams; grandnephew of Benjamin Gorham; granduncle of Thomas Boylston Adams; great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham and Joshua Johnson; great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; first cousin of William Everett; first cousin twice removed of William Cranch, Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin thrice removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin once removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall and Josiah Quincy; fourth cousin of Edward M. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer and Arthur Chapin (1855-?).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
Melvin O. Adams Melvin Ohio Adams (1850-1920) — also known as Melvin O. Adams — of Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass., November 7, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; took part in the legal defense of Lizzie Borden, charged in 1892-93 with the murder of her parents in Fall River, Mass.; president, Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad; vice-president, Liberty Trust Co.; trustee, Dartmouth College; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1905-06. Died August 9, 1920 (age 69 years, 276 days). Interment at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery, Ashburnham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Adams and Dolly Winship (Whitney) Adams; married, January 20, 1874, to Mary Colony.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1895)
  Shubael Pratt Adams (1817-1894) — also known as Shubael P. Adams — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass.; Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in Medfield, Norfolk County, Mass., February 5, 1817. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1845, 1857; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1862. Died in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, March 14, 1894 (age 77 years, 37 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Nehemiah Adams (1773-1854) and Mary (Clark) Adams (1777-1821); married to Lydia Stetson (1816-1853); married, December 4, 1853, to Diancy Rawson Taylor (1825-1914); father of John Taylor Adams (1862-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Christopher Ahearn (1879-1925) — also known as David C. Ahearn — of Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass.; Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Rotherham, England, November 4, 1879. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1910-11; trustee, Framingham Hospital, 1910-16; selectman, Framingham, 1912-13; pioneer in Colorado oil shale industry; founder and president of the Yarg Producing & Refining Corporation. Catholic. Member, Elks. Crippled as a boy, had minimal use of both legs, and used canes or crutches. Died in Denver, Colo., November 30, 1925 (age 46 years, 26 days). Interment somewhere in Framingham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Ahearn and Mary (Kerwin) Ahearn; married, December 27, 1909, to Jane Francis Shea.
  Bailey Aldrich (1907-2002) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 23, 1907. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1954-59; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1959-72; took senior status 1972. Member, American Judicature Society; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., September 25, 2002 (age 95 years, 155 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Talbot Aldrich and Eleanor (Little) Aldrich; married, August 13, 1932, to Elizabeth Perkins.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Charles Allen (1827-1913) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass., April 17, 1827. Lawyer; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1867-72; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1882-98. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 13, 1913 (age 85 years, 271 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sylvester Allen and Harriet (Ripley) Allen.
  Elisha Hunt Allen (1804-1883) — also known as Elisha H. Allen — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in New Salem, Franklin County, Mass., January 28, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1835-40, 1846-47; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1838; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maine, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Nominees); U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1841-43; defeated, 1842; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1849-50; U.S. Consul in Honolulu, 1849-53; became a citizen of the Kingdom of Hawaii; Minister of Finance for King Kamehameha III; member, Hawaii House of Nobles, 1854-56; Kingdom of Hawaii Minister to the United States, 1856-83; chief justice, Kingdom of Hawaii Supreme Court, 1857-77. Died suddenly from heart disease, while attending a diplomatic reception at the White House, Washington, D.C., January 1, 1883 (age 78 years, 338 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Clesson Allen and Mary (Hunt) Allen (1774-1833); married 1828 to Sarah Elizabeth Fessenden; married, March 11, 1857, to Mary Harrod Hobbes; father of William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937); second great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin thrice removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin once removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Chester Ashley; third cousin once removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; third cousin twice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll, Jared Ingersoll, Daniel Pitkin, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Judson H. Warner and Josiah Quincy; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; fourth cousin of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Timothy Pitkin, James Kilbourne, Amaziah Brainard, Charles Jared Ingersoll, Joseph Reed Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll, Greene Carrier Bronson, Charles Anthony Ingersoll, John Adams Taintor, Henry G. Taintor, Joseph Pomeroy Root, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, John Hill Walbridge, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Walter Harrison Blodget, Henry E. Walbridge, Edwin W. Kellogg, Alfred Wolcott and Samuel Herbert Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Frank D. Allen Frank Dewey Allen (1850-1910) — also known as Frank D. Allen — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 16, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1881-82; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1885-87; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1886-88; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1890-93; receiver, Central National Bank, Boston, 1902-05; director, Lynn Gas & Electric Co. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died in January, 1910 (age 59 years, 0 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Allen and Olive Ely (Dewey) Allen; married, January 9, 1878, to Lucy Rhodes (1844-1905).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1895)
  John Weston Allen (1872-1942) — also known as J. Weston Allen — of Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 19, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1915-18; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1920-22. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion. Prosecuted Charles Ponzi and other famous criminals. Died in a hospital at Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass., January 1, 1942 (age 69 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Allen and Grace Mason (Weston) Allen; married, June 12, 1901, to Caroline Cheney Hills.
  Samuel Clesson Allen (1772-1842) — also known as Samuel C. Allen — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Born in Bernardston, Franklin County, Mass., January 5, 1772. Pastor; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1806-10; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1812-15, 1831; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1817-29 (6th District 1817-25, 7th District 1825-29); member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1829-30. Congregationalist. Died in Northfield, Franklin County, Mass., February 8, 1842 (age 70 years, 34 days). Interment at Center Cemetery, Bernardston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Zebulon Allen (1727-1786) and Freedom (Cooley) Allen (1734-1801); married, September 11, 1793, to Sarah Newcomb (1774-1797); married, April 10, 1797, to Mary Hunt (1774-1833); father of Elisha Hunt Allen; grandfather of William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937); great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin twice removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold, Frederick Wolcott and Chester Ashley; second cousin twice removed of William Pitkin, Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; second cousin thrice removed of Judson H. Warner; third cousin of Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin once removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Daniel Pitkin, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin twice removed of Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Edwin W. Kellogg, Alfred Wolcott and Samuel Herbert Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alfred Clark Chapin, Abraham Lincoln Kellogg, Henry Augustus Wolcott, Arthur Beebe Chapin, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. and Selden Chapin; fourth cousin of Jonathan Brace, Timothy Pitkin, James Kilbourne, Amaziah Brainard and Greene Carrier Bronson; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Walter Booth, Millard Fillmore, Byron H. Kilbourn, Leveret Brainard, Henry Purdy Day, Edmund Day and John Robert Graham Pitkin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Allen (1813-1882) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., August 29, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; railroad builder; member of Missouri state senate, 1850-54; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1881-82; died in office 1882. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in Washington, D.C., April 8, 1882 (age 68 years, 222 days). Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Ann Russell (1824-1897).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Allen (c.1822-1891) — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, about 1822. Lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1872-81; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1881-91; died in office 1891. Died, from neuralgia of the heart, in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., June 4, 1891 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Allen Allen (president, Bowdoin College); grandson of John Wheelock (president, Dartmouth College).
  William Stickney Allen (1805-1868) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., April, 1805. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1832; secretary of New Mexico Territory, 1851. Died in Franklin County, Mo., June 16, 1868 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Almy (b. 1851) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 23, 1851. Lawyer; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1891; district judge in Massachusetts, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Almy and Mary A. (Cummings) Almy; married, October 5, 1882, to Helen Jackson Cabot.
  Benjamin Ames (1778-1835) — of Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., October 30, 1778. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1811-14; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1819; Governor of Maine, 1821-22. Died in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, September 28, 1835 (age 56 years, 333 days). Interment at Soldiers Cemetery, Houlton, Maine.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Weston Anderson (1861-1938) — also known as George W. Anderson — of Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass.; Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Acworth, Sullivan County, N.H., September 1, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1911, 1912; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1914-17; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1917-18; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1918-31; took senior status 1931. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Economic Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in DeLand, Volusia County, Fla., February 14, 1938 (age 76 years, 166 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of David Campbell Anderson and Martha Lucinda (Brigham) Anderson; married 1897 to Minnie E. Mitchell (died 1906); married, January 25, 1908, to Addie Earle Kenerson.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Henry Hersey Andrew (b. 1858) — also known as Henry H. Andrew — of Union, Monroe County, W.Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April, 1858. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1898. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Albion Andrew and Eliza (Hersey) Andrew (1826-1898); brother of John Forrester Andrew; married, January 16, 1891, to Mary Raynard Garrettson; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pickering; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence and John Prescott Bigelow (1797-1872); fourth cousin once removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  John Albion Andrew (1818-1867) — also known as John A. Andrew — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Windham, Cumberland County, Maine, May 31, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1858; in 1859, he raised money for the defense of John Brown; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1864; Governor of Massachusetts, 1861-66. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 30, 1867 (age 49 years, 152 days). Interment at Hingham Cemetery, Hingham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Andrew and Nancy (Pierce) Andrew; married 1848 to Eliza Jane Hersey (1826-1898); father of John Forrester Andrew and Henry Hersey Andrew; second cousin twice removed of Timothy Pickering; third cousin twice removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence and John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Rodney, Caleb Rodney, Alonzo M. Garcelon (1813-1906), Amos Adams Lawrence, Samuel Abbott Green, Arlington Ansel Parrish and Columbus E. Parrish.
  Political families: Adsit-Garcelon family of Lewiston, Maine; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Forrester Andrew (1850-1895) — also known as John F. Andrew — of Massachusetts. Born in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass., November 26, 1850. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-82; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1884-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1886; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1889-93; defeated (Democratic), 1892. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 30, 1895 (age 44 years, 185 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Albion Andrew (1818-1867); brother of Henry Hersey Andrew; married, October 11, 1883, to Harriet Bayard Thayer (1853-1891); second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pickering; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence and John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman.
  Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Bartlett Andrews (1834-1902) — also known as Charles B. Andrews — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sunderland, Franklin County, Mass., November 4, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1868-69; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1878; Governor of Connecticut, 1879-81; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1881-89; chief justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, 1889-1901; resigned 1901; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Litchfield, 1902. Died, from heart disease, in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 12, 1902 (age 67 years, 312 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Litchfield, Conn.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Appleton (1815-1864) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., February 11, 1815. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Bolivia, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1851-53; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1860-61. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 22, 1864 (age 49 years, 193 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of John White Appleton (1780-1862) and Sophia (Williams) Appleton (1786-1860); married 1840 to Susan Lovering Dodge; nephew of James Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; first cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton, William Appleton, Elijah Livermore Hamlin and Hannibal Hamlin; first cousin thrice removed of Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin of John Appleton (1804-1891) and Hannibal Emery Hamlin; second cousin once removed of Isaiah Kidder Stetson; second cousin twice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton and Clarence Cutting Stetson; second cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; third cousin of Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin once removed of John Appleton (1758-1829), Thomas Appleton, Jedediah Sabin, Charles Robert Sherman, Theodore Davenport, Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and George Pickering Bemis.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathan Dane Appleton (1794-1861) — also known as Nathan D. Appleton — of Alfred, York County, Maine. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., May 20, 1794. Lawyer; law partner of John H. Goodenow; Maine state attorney general, 1857-59. Died in Alfred, York County, Maine, November 12, 1861 (age 67 years, 176 days). Interment at Parish Cemetery, Alfred, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Appleton and Mary (White) Appleton; brother of James Appleton; married, December 11, 1826, to Julia Hall (1804-1880); uncle of John Appleton (1815-1864); second great-granduncle of Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996); first cousin of Nathan Appleton and William Appleton; first cousin once removed of John Appleton (1804-1891); first cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; first cousin four times removed of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin five times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John James Appleton and John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dewey G. Archambault — also known as D. G. Archambault — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Funeral director; lawyer; mayor of Lowell, Mass., 1936-39. Catholic. Member, American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amedee Archambault and Rose F. (Mineau) Archambault; married, June 22, 1922, to Marguerite E. Delorme.
  Robert Wodrow Archbald (1848-1926) — also known as Robert W. Archbald — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pa., September 10, 1848. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1884-88; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1888-1901; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1901-11; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1911-13; removed 1913. Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives in 1912 on conflict of interest charges; convicted (removed from office) by the U.S. Senate on four articles of impeachment. Died, from a heart attack, in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass., August 19, 1926 (age 77 years, 343 days). Interment at Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of James Archbald and Augusta (Frothingham) Archbald; married, January 21, 1875, to Elizabeth Baldwin Cannon.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles J. Artesani (1911-1992) — of Allston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Auburndale, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Allston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 30, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1941-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956. Died January 12, 1992 (age 80 years, 166 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard T. Artesani and Mary E. (Tierney) Artesani; married to Helen T. Cusack.
  Joseph A. Aspero (1915-1987) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass.; Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., June 30, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1945-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1960. Catholic. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died November 26, 1987 (age 72 years, 149 days). Interment at Davis Memorial Park, Las Vegas, Nev.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Converse Attwill (b. 1872) — also known as Henry C. Attwill — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., March 11, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1896-98; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1899-1901; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1915-19. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac M. Attwill and Harriet E. (Sanger) Attwill; married, June 30, 1906, to Augusta Harris.
  Matthew J. Avitabile (1913-2001) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn.; Ashland, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., August 16, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1945-46; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1948. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died October 25, 2001 (age 88 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Alphonso L. Avitabile and Concetta M. Avitabile.
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