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  Thomas Cogswell Bachelder (b. 1860) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., November 6, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1896-97. Congregationalist. Member, Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Fogg Bachelder and Martha Badger (Cogswell) Bachelder; married, November 8, 1893, to Claudia Wilma Crosby.
  Jack H. Backman (b. 1922) — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Saugus, Essex County, Mass., April 26, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1965-70; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1971-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972, 1980 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Saul Backman and Edith (Cohen) Backman; married to Lillian Sagik.
  Gaspar Griswold Bacon (1886-1947) — also known as Gaspar G. Bacon — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 7, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1925-32; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1933-35; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1934; director, Southern Railway Co., Eliot Savings Bank; major in the U.S. Army during World War II. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Moose; Odd Fellows; Reserve Officers Association. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., December 24, 1947 (age 61 years, 292 days). Interment at Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Waldron (Cowdin) Bacon (1860-1940) and Robert Bacon; brother of Robert Low Bacon (1884-1938); married, July 16, 1910, to Priscilla Toland (1888-1965).
  Political family: Bacon family of Westbury, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George A. Bacon (b. 1869) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., August 27, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1910-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1920; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1917-18; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1924. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert S. Bacon and Cynthia (Leonard) Bacon; married 1902 to Mabel M. Sedgwick.
  Peter Child Bacon (1804-1886) — also known as Peter C. Bacon — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born November 11, 1804. Lawyer; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1851-52. Died February 7, 1886 (age 81 years, 88 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luther Walter Badger (1785-1869) — also known as Luther Badger — of Jamesville, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Colesville town, Broome County, N.Y.; Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y.; Jordan, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Partridgefield (now Peru), Berkshire County, Mass., April 10, 1785. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1825-27; Broome County District Attorney, 1847-49. Died in Jordan, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 30, 1869 (age 84 years, 203 days). Interment at Jordan Cemetery, Jordan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Badger (1754-1839) and Sabra (Smith) Badger (1759-1850); married 1811 to Eunice Welles (1780-1845); married, August 28, 1845, to Betsey Dimmock (1806-1879); second cousin of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875); second cousin once removed of John Allen, George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; second cousin four times removed of John Leffingwell Randolph; third cousin of John William Allen; third cousin once removed of Timothy Pickering, Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Jason Kellogg, Eli Elmer, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); fourth cousin of Amaziah Brainard, John Wingate Weeks, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859) and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Dudley Leavitt Pickman, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Walter Forward, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chauncey Forward, Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Anson Levi Holcomb, Orlando Kellogg, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, Joseph H. Elmer, Leveret Brainard, William Chapman Williston, William Pitt Kellogg, Arthur Tappan Kellogg, George Frederick Stone, Selah Merrill and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Baerak — of Massachusetts. Socialist. Lawyer; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Jeremiah Bailey (1773-1853) — of Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Little Compton, Newport County, R.I., May 1, 1773. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1808; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1811-14; probate judge in Massachusetts, 1816-20; probate judge in Maine, 1820-34; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1835-37; defeated, 1836. Died in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, July 6, 1853 (age 80 years, 66 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Wiscasset, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  J. Arthur Baker (b. 1879) — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Buzzards Bay, Bourne, Barnstable County, Mass., June 25, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 8th District, 1933-36. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Bar Association; Izaak Walton League. Burial location unknown.
  Carroll H. Balcom — of Clinton, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John Richard Baldwin (b. 1854) — also known as John R. Baldwin — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., May 10, 1854. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate First Essex District, 1882-84; mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 27, 1883, to Elizabeth A. Merritt.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arthur Atwood Ballantine, Jr. (1914-1975) — also known as Art Ballantine — of Durango, La Plata County, Colo. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 12, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Delta Chi; Lions; Sons of the American Revolution. Died November 14, 1975 (age 61 years, 33 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Helen Bailey (Graves) Ballantine (1882-1966) and Arthur Atwood Ballantine (1883-1960); married, July 26, 1947, to Morley Cowles Gale.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Amos Bancroft (b. 1855) — also known as William Bancroft — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 26, 1855. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1883-85; mayor of Cambridge, Mass., 1893-97; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; president, Boston Elevated Railway from 1899. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Interment at Groton Cemetery, Groton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles B. Bancroft; married 1878 to Mary Shaw.
  Laurence Harold Banks (b. 1897) — also known as Laurence H. Banks — of Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 31, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1947-48; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1948-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Protestant. African ancestry. Member, American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George T. Banks and Alice E. (Simmons) Banks.
  Louis Albert Banks (b. 1851) — also known as Louis A. Banks — Born in Corvallis, Benton County, Ore., 1851. Lawyer; minister; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1893; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1893. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
Nathaniel P. Banks Nathaniel Prentice Banks (1816-1894) — also known as Nathaniel P. Banks; "The Bobbin Boy" — of Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass., January 30, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1849-52; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1851-52; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1853-57, 1865-73, 1875-79, 1889-91 (7th District 1853-57, 6th District 1865-73, 5th District 1875-79, 1889-91); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1856-57; Governor of Massachusetts, 1858-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 1872; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1874. Died in Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass., September 1, 1894 (age 78 years, 214 days). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel P. Banks and Rebecca (Greenwood) Banks; married 1847 to Mary Theodosia Palmer; second cousin once removed of Kate Prentice Schley (1885-1970).
  Political family: Todd-Whitman family of New Jersey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Critical books about Nathaniel P. Banks: James G. Hollandsworth, Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks
  Image source: Library of Congress
  James Madison Barker (1839-1905) — of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., October 23, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1882; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1891-1905. Died in 1905 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Francis Channing Barlow (1834-1896) — also known as Francis C. Barlow; "The Boy General" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 19, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; secretary of state of New York, 1866-67; New York state attorney general, 1872-73. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from "the grip" (influenza), in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 11, 1896 (age 61 years, 84 days). Interment at Walnut Street Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of David Hatch Barlow and Almira (Penniman) Barlow; married, April 20, 1861, to Arabella Wharton Griffith (died 1864); married 1867 to Ellen Shaw (c.1847-1936).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Dewey Barnard (1797-1861) — also known as Daniel D. Barnard — of Albany County, N.Y. Born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., July 16, 1797. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1827-29, 1839-45 (27th District 1827-29, 10th District 1839-43, 13th District 1843-45); member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1838; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1850-53. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 24, 1861 (age 63 years, 282 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Barnard and Phebe (Dewey) Barnard; married 1825 to Sara Livingstone; married 1832 to Catherine Walsh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Benjamin Barnes, Jr. (b. 1868) — also known as Charles B. Barnes — of Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 1, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Benjamin Barnes and Clara (Page) Barnes; married 1897 to Josephine Lea Low; father of Charles Benjamin Barnes, Jr. (1900-1980).
  Charles Benjamin Barnes, Jr. (1900-1980) — also known as Charles B. Barnes, Jr. — of Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass.; Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass., July 18, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928, 1932. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in September, 1980 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Benjamin Barnes, Jr. (1868-?) and Josephine Lea (Low) Barnes; married, June 15, 1929, to Phoebe Washburn.
  Clarence Alfred Barnes (1882-1970) — also known as Clarence A. Barnes — of Mansfield, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 28, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1912-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (speaker); Massachusetts state attorney general, 1945-49; defeated, 1928, 1938, 1948; candidate in primary for Governor of Massachusetts, 1950. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died, in Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass., May 25, 1970 (age 87 years, 270 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William D. Barnes and Mabel F. (Harding) Barnes; married, March 13, 1906, to Helen V. Long (died 1915); married, October 8, 1927, to Doreen Kane.
  David Leonard Barnes (1760-1812) — also known as David L. Barnes — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., January 28, 1760. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1797-1801; U.S. District Judge for Rhode Island, 1801-12; died in office 1812. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 3, 1812 (age 52 years, 280 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  See also federal judicial profile
  George L. Barnes (b. 1879) — of South Weymouth, Weymouth, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in South Weymouth, Weymouth, Norfolk County, Mass., June 24, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Norfolk District, 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1924; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1911-12. Congregationalist. Member, Exchange Club. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Barnes and Adelia A. (Graves) Barnes; married 1906 to Anna Stetson.
  Charles Neal Barney (1875-1949) — also known as Charles N. Barney — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., June 27, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Lynn, Mass., 1906-07; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1908; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1916. Universalist. Died April 24, 1949 (age 73 years, 301 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Barney and Mary L. (Neal) Barney; married, June 27, 1901, to Maizie Blaikie; grandson of Peter Morrell Neal (1811-1908).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edward P. Barry (b. 1864) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 28, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1907-09; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1914-15; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Worcester County, Mass., September 10, 1847. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1893-97; defeated (Republican), 1896. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of a kidney disorder, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1909 (age 61 years, 225 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer); brother of Willard Bartlett (1846-1925); married to Bertha Post.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willard Bartlett (1846-1925) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 14, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Elihu Root, 1869-83 and 1917-24; drama critic; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1884-1907; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1896-1906; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1906-16; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1914-16. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, from heart disease, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 17, 1925 (age 78 years, 95 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer) and Agnes E. H. (Willard) Bartlett; brother of Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909); married, October 26, 1870, to Mary Fairbanks Buffum.
  Perkins Bass (1912-2011) — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., October 6, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Peterborough, 1939-43, 1947-49; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Peterborough, 1948; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1949-51; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1955-63; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1962; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1964-. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 25, 2011 (age 99 years, 19 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Peterborough, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Perkins Bass and Edith Harland (Bird) Bass (1887-1950); brother of Robert Perkins Bass, Jr.; married, June 6, 1941, to Katharine Jackson (died 1972); married to Rosaly Swann; father of Charles Foster Bass (1952-).
  Political family: Bass family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Murray Bassett (1863-1948) — also known as Edward M. Bassett — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 7, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1903-05. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 7, 1948 (age 85 years, 243 days). Interment at Ashfield Plains Cemetery, Ashfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles R. Bassett and Elvira (Rogers) Bassett; married, May 14, 1890, to Annie R. Preston.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Erastus Newton Bates (1828-1898) — also known as Erastus N. Bates — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Centralia, Marion County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Plainfield, Hampshire County, Mass., February 29, 1828. Lawyer; delegate to Minnesota state constitutional convention 11th District, 1857; member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1857-58; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1866-67; Illinois state treasurer, 1869-73. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., May 29, 1898 (age 70 years, 0 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: First cousin of Erastus N. Bates (1845-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Isaac Chapman Bates (1779-1845) — also known as Isaac C. Bates — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in Granville, Hampden County, Mass., January 23, 1779. Whig. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1808-09; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1827-35; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1836, 1840; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839 (Temporary Chair; Convention Vice-President; speaker; member, Committee to Notify Nominees); U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1841-45; died in office 1845. Died in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1845 (age 66 years, 52 days). Interment at Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John L. Bates John Lewis Bates (1859-1946) — also known as John L. Bates — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in North Easton, Easton, Bristol County, Mass., September 18, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1894-99; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1897-99; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1900-03; Governor of Massachusetts, 1903-05; defeated, 1904; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19. Methodist. Member, Beta Theta Pi; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died June 8, 1946 (age 86 years, 263 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lewis Benton Bates and Louisa D. (Field) Bates; married, July 12, 1887, to Clara Elizabeth Smith.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
  Charles Sidney Baxter (b. 1866) — also known as Charles S. Baxter — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 27, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1921. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Willard Baxter.
Thomas F. Bayard, Sr. Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr. (1828-1898) — also known as Thomas F. Bayard, Sr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 29, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1853-55; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1869-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1880, 1884; U.S. Secretary of State, 1885-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1892; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1893-97. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., September 28, 1898 (age 69 years, 334 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of James Asheton Bayard, Jr. and Anne (Francis) Bayard; married 1856 to Louisa Lee; married, November 7, 1889, to Mary W. Clymer; father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; nephew of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868); grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Sr.; grandfather of Mabel Bayard Warren (who married Joseph Gardner Bradley), Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); great-grandson of Richard Bassett; great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); great-grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; fourth great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; second cousin once removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin of Andrew Kirkpatrick; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802); fourth cousin of John Sluyter Wirt.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Mount Bayard, on the border between British Columbia, Canada, and the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Joseph Henry Beale (b. 1861) — also known as Joseph H. Beale — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., October 12, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph H. Beale and Frances E. (Messinger) Beale; married, December 23, 1891, to Elizabeth C. Day.
  George Freemont Bean (b. 1857) — of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H., March 24, 1857. Lawyer; mayor of Woburn, Mass., 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Sibley Bean and Nancy E. (Colby) Bean; married, September 2, 1886, to E. Maria Blodgett.
  Stephen Bean — of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Woburn, Mass., 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Raoul H. Beaudreau (b. 1882) — of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass.; Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass., July 2, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Evangeliste Beaudreau and Marie (Gregoire) Beaudreau.
  Augustus Witschief Bennet (1897-1983) — also known as Augustus W. Bennet — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1945-47. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., June 5, 1983 (age 85 years, 241 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Stiles Bennet (1870-1962) and Gertrude (Witschief) Bennet (1872-1959); married, October 19, 1929, to Maxine Layne (1906-1991).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edmund Hatch Bennett (1824-1898) — also known as Edmund H. Bennett — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt., April 6, 1824. Lawyer; probate judge in Massachusetts, 1858-63; mayor of Taunton, Mass., 1865-67; resigned 1867; law professor. Episcopalian. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 2, 1898 (age 73 years, 271 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Taunton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Milo Lyman Bennett and Abigail (Hatch) Bennett; married 1853 to Sally Crocker (1832-1911; daughter of Samuel Leonard Crocker (1804-1883)).
  Political family: Crocker family of Taunton and Boston, Massachusetts.
  Epitaph: "Greatly Beloved." / "He rests from his labors, and his works do follow him."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Milo Lyman Bennett (c.1790-1868) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1790. Lawyer; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1839-59. Died in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., July 7, 1868 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jay Rogers Benton (1885-1953) — also known as Jay R. Benton — of Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., October 18, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1917-18; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1923-27; insurance executive. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Acacia; Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association. Died in Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass., November 3, 1953 (age 68 years, 16 days). Interment at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Everett Chamberlin Benton (1862-1924) and Willena (Rogers) Benton (1865-1947); married, June 16, 1913, to Frances Hill (1894-1982).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (1895-1971) — also known as Adolf A. Berle; A. A. Berle — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 29, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; economist; law professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; American Labor candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1945-46. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Council on Foreign Relations; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1971 (age 76 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adolf Augustus Berle (born 1866; clergyman) and Augusta (Wright) Berle; married, December 17, 1927, to Beatrice Bend Bishop; father of Peter A. A. Berle (1929?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Adolf A. Berle: Latin America : Diplomacy and Reality (1962) — American Economic Republic (1963) — Power Without Property : A New Development in American Political Economy (1959) — Navigating the Rapids, 1918-1971 (1973) — Power (1969) — Tides of Crisis : A Primer of Foreign Relations (1957) — The Twentieth-Century Capitalist Revolution (1954) — The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1933)
  Books about Adolf A. Berle: Jordan A. Schwarz, Liberal : Adolf A. Berle and the Vision of an American Era
  Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) — also known as Francis Biddle — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born, in Paris, France, of American parents, May 9, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; personal secretary to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1911-12; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1939-40; resigned 1940; U.S. Solicitor General, 1940-41; U.S. Attorney General, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1952. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union; Freemasons. Died, of a heart attack, in Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Mass., October 4, 1968 (age 82 years, 148 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Algernon Sydney Biddle (1847-1891) and Frances (Robinson) Biddle (1858-1937); married, April 27, 1918, to Katherine Garrison Chapin (poet); great-grandnephew of Peyton Randolph (1779-1828); second great-grandson of Edmund Jenings Randolph; second great-grandnephew of George Nicholas (1753-1799), Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third great-grandson of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); third great-grandnephew of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); fourth great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Edmund Randolph and Thomas Biddle; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); first cousin four times removed of Edward Biddle and Charles Biddle; first cousin five times removed of Richard Bland and Benjamin Harrison; second cousin twice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose and Peter Myndert Dox; second cousin thrice removed of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; second cousin four times removed of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Carter Bassett Harrison, Beverley Randolph, John Randolph of Roanoke and William Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Harry Bartow Hawes; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Edward MacFunn Biddle and Charles John Biddle; third cousin thrice removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Dabney Carr, Henry St. George Tucker and John Scott Harrison; fourth cousin of Boies Penrose and Spencer Penrose; fourth cousin once removed of John Biddle (1859-1936).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833) — of Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Tyringham (part now in Monterey), Berkshire County, Mass., August 23, 1763. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1801-04; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1805-07; resigned 1807; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1807-10. Died in Kingston, Ontario, July 27, 1833 (age 69 years, 338 days). Interment at Cataraqui Cemetery, Cataraqui, Ontario.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Abijah Bigelow (1775-1860) — of Leominster, Worcester County, Mass.; Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., December 5, 1775. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1807-09; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1810-15 (11th District 1810-13, at-large 1813-15). Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 5, 1860 (age 84 years, 122 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Mitchell Bingham (1905-1998) — also known as Alfred M. Bingham — of Salem, New London County, Conn.; Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., February 20, 1905. Democrat. Magazine editor; lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 29th District, 1941-42; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1952. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Died in Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y., November 2, 1998 (age 93 years, 255 days). Interment at Woodbridge Cemetery, Salem, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Alfreda (Mitchell) Bingham (1874-1967) and Hiram Bingham; brother of Hiram Bingham, Jr. and Jonathan Brewster Bingham; married, November 9, 1934, to Sylvia Doughty Knox (1906-1981); married 1982 to Katherine Stryker Dunn (1911-2005); third cousin twice removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor (1792-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Black (d. 1854) — of Monroe, Franklin County, Miss.; Winchester, Va. Born in Massachusetts. Lawyer; justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1826-32; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1832-33, 1833-38. Died in Winchester, Va., August 29, 1854. Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bernard Blair (1801-1880) — of Salem, Washington County, N.Y. Born in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass., May 24, 1801. Whig. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1841-43. Presbyterian. Died in Salem, Washington County, N.Y., May 7, 1880 (age 78 years, 349 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Salem, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Blair and Sally (Train) Blair; married to Charlotte Lansing; third cousin of Austin Blair; third cousin once removed of Charles Austin Blair (1854-1912).
  Political family: Blair family of Jackson, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Catherine C. Blake (b. 1950) — of Maryland. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1950. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1985-86; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1995-. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Freeman Norton Blake (1822-1889) — also known as Freeman N. Blake — of Kansas. Born in Farmington Falls, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, June 1, 1822. Lawyer; member of Kansas territorial legislature, 1857; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1861; U.S. Consul in Fort Erie, 1865-69; Hamilton, 1869-73. Died in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., May 19, 1889 (age 66 years, 352 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Dawes Blake (1768-1849) and Martha (Norton) Blake (1786-1873); married, December 21, 1862, to Helen Sarah Baker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Lauris Blake, Jr. (1831-1899) — also known as John L. Blake — of Essex County, N.J. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 25, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1876; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1879-81. Died in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., October 10, 1899 (age 68 years, 199 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Williams Blodgett (1821-1905) — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., July 21, 1821. Surveyor; lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1852-54; member of Illinois state senate, 1858-62; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1870-92. Died in Waukegan, Lake County, Ill., February 9, 1905 (age 83 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Avis Hannah (Dodge) Blodgett (1796-1882) and Israel Porter Blodgett (1797-1861); brother of Asiel Z. Blodgett; married 1850 to Althea Crocker; uncle of Henry Williams Blodgett (1876-1959); first cousin of Foster Blodgett, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Edwin Ford Blodgett; second cousin once removed of Dwight Oscar Whedon; fourth cousin of Frank Dickinson Blodgett; fourth cousin once removed of Abijah Blodget and Frederic Holdrege Bontecou.
  Political family: Blodgett-Whedon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile
  John Taggard Blodgett (1859-1912) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass., May 16, 1859. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1898-1900; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1900-03. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution. Died March 4, 1912 (age 52 years, 293 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of William Alfred Blodgett and Anna Maria (Taggard) Blodgett; married, March 28, 1883, to Amelia Wilson Torrey (1856-1899); married, August 15, 1900, to Amy Lacy Bemiss.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Reuben Patrick Boise (1818-1907) — also known as Reuben P. Boise — of Polk County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Blandford, Hampden County, Mass., June 9, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Polk County, 1857; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1859-72, 1876-80; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1862-64, 1868-70. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Grange. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., April 10, 1907 (age 88 years, 305 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Married 1851 to Ellen F. Lyon (died 1865); married, December 27, 1866, to Emily A. Pratt (died 1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence Bond (1853-1927) — also known as Amos Lawrence Bond — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hawaii, February 4, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Hawaiian Islands in Boston, Mass., 1883-94; candidate for Massachusetts state senate Second Middlesex District, 1895. Died in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., October 8, 1927 (age 74 years, 246 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Wight) Bond (1823-1878) and Edward Pearson Bond (1824-1893).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bart Bossidy (1875-1948) — of Lee, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Lee, Berkshire County, Mass., September 30, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Berkshire District, 1906; district judge in Massachusetts, 1910-48. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Lee, Berkshire County, Mass., February 21, 1948 (age 72 years, 144 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Lee, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Bossidy and Bridget (Collins) Bossidy; married, October 19, 1910, to Mary A. Morey (1877-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert James Bottomly (b. 1883) — also known as Robert J. Bottomly — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 30, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles S. Bottomly and Mary E. (McGaffey) Bottomly; married, March 3, 1915, to Margaret D. Spencer.
  Jonathan Bourne, Jr. (1855-1940) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., February 23, 1855. Lawyer; mining business; president, Bourne Cotton Mills, New Bedford, Mass.; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1885-86, 1897; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1888, 1892; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1888-92; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1907-13; defeated (Progressive), 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., September 1, 1940 (age 85 years, 191 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Bourne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Sherman Boutell (1856-1926) — also known as Henry S. Boutell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 14, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1884; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897-1911 (6th District 1897-1903, 9th District 1903-11); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1911-13; law professor. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Sanremo, Italy, March 11, 1926 (age 69 years, 362 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Henry Boutell and Anna (Greene) Boutell; married, December 29, 1880, to Euphemia Lucia Clara Gates; nephew of Roger Sherman Greene; grandnephew of William Maxwell Evarts; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Harvey Lincoln Boutwell (1860-1928) — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Meredosia, Morgan County, Ill., April 5, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1895-98. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen; Odd Fellows. Died in Malden, Middlesex County, Mass., February 4, 1928 (age 67 years, 305 days). Interment at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Harriet Walker (Weeks) Boutwell (1829-1909) and Eli Allen Boutwell (1833-1905); married, December 28, 1886, to Nellie Caroline Booth (1860-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Myer Bowers (1772-1846) — of New York. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 25, 1772. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1813. Died in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., February 24, 1846 (age 73 years, 152 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lloyd Wheaton Bowers (1859-1910) — also known as Lloyd W. Bowers — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 9, 1859. Lawyer; general counsel, Chicago & North Western Railway, 1893-1909; U.S. Solicitor General, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Member, Skull and Bones. Died, from a heart attack, while suffering from bronchitis, in the Touraine Hotel, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 9, 1910 (age 51 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Dwight Bowers (born 1825) and Martha Wheaton (Dowd) Bowers (born 1834); married, September 7, 1887, to Louisa Bennett Wilson (died 1897; daughter of Thomas Wilson (1827-1910)); married 1906 to Charlotte Josephine (Lewis) Watson; father of Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; who married Robert Alphonso Taft).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Selwyn Zadock Bowman (1840-1928) — also known as Selwyn Z. Bowman — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass.; Cohasset, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., May 11, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1870-71, 1873; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1879-83. Member, Freemasons. Died in Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass., September 30, 1928 (age 88 years, 142 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Zadock Bowman and Rosetta (Cram) Bowman; married, June 20, 1866, to Martha E. Tufts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathaniel Boyden (1796-1873) — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Conway, Franklin County, Mass., August 16, 1796. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1838-40; member of North Carolina state senate, 1844; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1847-49, 1868-69 (2nd District 1847-49, 6th District 1868-69); delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1872-73; died in office 1873. Died in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., November 20, 1873 (age 77 years, 96 days). Interment at Lutheran Cemetery, Salisbury, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Jefferson Boynton (b. 1856) — also known as Thomas J. Boynton — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass.; Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Orleans County, Vt., December 30, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1892; mayor of Everett, Mass., 1904, 1906-07; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1914-15; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1917-20. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  Relatives: Son of David F. Boynton and Lydia (Roberts) Boynton; married, December 27, 1880, to Hattie L. Story.
  John Quincy Adams Brackett (1842-1918) — also known as John Q. A. Brackett — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H., June 8, 1842. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1877-82, 1884-87; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1885-86; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1887-90; Governor of Massachusetts, 1890-91; defeated, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1892; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1896, 1900. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., April 6, 1918 (age 75 years, 302 days). Entombed at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Presumably named for: John Quincy Adams
  Relatives: Son of Ambrose S. Brackett and Nancy (Brown) Brackett; married, June 20, 1878, to Angie M. Peck.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Bradford (1729-1808) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Plympton, Plymouth County, Mass., November 4, 1729. Physician; lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1764-65; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1798-1802; Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1764-65, 1766-67, 1780, 1780-86, 1787-88, 1789-90, 1791-93; Deputy Governor of Rhode Island, 1775-78; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1793-97. Died in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., July 6, 1808 (age 78 years, 245 days). Original interment at Bristol Town Common, Bristol, R.I.; reinterment at Juniper Hill Cemetery, Bristol, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bradford (1683-1740) and Sarah (Gray) Bradford (1697-1770); father of Nancy Bradford (1770-1838; who married James De Wolf); great-grandfather of James DeWolf Perry; second great-grandfather of LeBaron Bradford Colt (1846-1924).
  Political family: Bradford-DeWolf-Butler-Perry family of Bristol, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luther Bradish (1783-1863) — of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Mass., September 15, 1783. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1828-30, 1836-38; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1838; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1837-42; candidate for Governor of New York, 1842. Died, in Ocean House hotel, Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 30, 1863 (age 79 years, 349 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Col. John Bradish and Hannah (Warner) Bradish; married 1814 to Helen Elizabeth Gibbs; married 1839 to Mary Eliza Hart.
  Henry King Braley (1850-1929) — also known as Henry K. Braley — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Rochester, Plymouth County, Mass., March 17, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1882-83; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1900-02; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1902-29; died in office 1929. Unitarian. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 17, 1929 (age 78 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Tripp Braley (1817-1870) and Mary Ann (King) Braley (1824-1907); married, April 26, 1875, to Caroline Ward Leach.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941) — also known as Louis D. Brandeis — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 13, 1856. Lawyer; law clerk to Justice Horace Gray, 1879-80; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1916-39; took senior status 1939. Jewish. Died in Washington, D.C., October 5, 1941 (age 84 years, 326 days). Cremated; ashes interred at University of Louisville Law School, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Adolph Brandeis (1822-1906) and Fredericka (Dembitz) Brandeis (1829-1901); brother of Fannie Brandeis (1850-1890; who married Charles Nagel (1849-1940)) and Alfred Brandeis (1854-1928; brother-in-law of Walter M. Taussig); married, March 23, 1891, to Alice Goldmark (1866-1945).
  Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
  Cross-reference: Dean Acheson — James M. Landis — Calvert Magruder
  Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, is named for him.  — The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, in Louisville, Kentucky, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Louis D. Brandeis: Lewis J. Paper, Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of One of America's Truly Great Supreme Court Justices — Stephen W. Baskerville, Of Laws and Limitations : An Intellectual Portrait of Louis Dembitz Brandeis — Philippa Strum, Louis D. Brandeis: Justice for the People — Robert A. Burt, Two Jewish Justices: Outcasts in the Promised Land
  Edmund John Brandon (b. 1894) — also known as Edmund J. Brandon — of Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., May 24, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1939-46. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Exchange Club. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward John Brandon and Mary A. (Corcoran) Brandon; married, July 20, 1925, to Anna Coleman McCarthy.
  Elisha Hume Brewster (1871-1946) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Worthington, Hampshire County, Mass., September 10, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902-04; U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1922-41; took senior status 1941. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., April 29, 1946 (age 74 years, 231 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles K. Brewster and Celina S. (Baldwin) Brewster; married, June 20, 1900, to Alice M. Thompson; married, June 28, 1906, to Jessie W. Cook.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Kingman Brewster, Jr. (1919-1988) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Oxford, England. Born in Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass., June 17, 1919. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; law professor; President of Yale University, 1963-77; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1977-81. Member, Common Cause. Died, from a brain hemorrhage, in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, November 8, 1988 (age 69 years, 144 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Kingman Brewster and Florence Foster (Besse) Brewster; married 1942 to Mary Louise Phillips.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Owen Brewster (1888-1961) — also known as Owen Brewster — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, February 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; counsel for Chapman National Bank, Portland, Maine, 1914-25; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1917-18, 1921-22; member of Maine state senate, 1923-25; Governor of Maine, 1925-29; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1935-41; defeated, 1932; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1941-52; resigned 1952; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee). Christian Scientist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Grange; Odd Fellows; Elks; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 25, 1961 (age 73 years, 306 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Edmund Brewster (1858-?) and Carrie S. (Bridges) Brewster; married, April 20, 1915, to Dorothy Foss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Stephen Gerald Breyer (b. 1938) — also known as Stephen G. Breyer — Born in San Francisco, Calif., August 15, 1938. Law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg, 1964-65; lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1980-94; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1994-. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Alpha Delta. Still living as of 2017.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1967, to Joanna Hare.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Stephen Breyer: Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution (2005) — Breaking the Vicious Circle : Toward Effective Risk Regulation — Regulation and Its Reform
  Samuel Willard Bridgham (1774-1840) — also known as Samuel W. Bridgham — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rehoboth (part now in Seekonk), Bristol County, Mass., May 4, 1774. Whig. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1810; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1826; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1832-40; died in office 1840. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 28, 1840 (age 66 years, 238 days). Interment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph Bridgham and Martha Bridgham; married 1798 to Elizabeth Paine.
  Epitaph: "First Mayor of the City of Providence."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Nixon Briggs (1796-1861) — also known as George N. Briggs — of Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., April 12, 1796. Lawyer; Berkshire County Register of Deeds, 1824-31; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1831-43 (9th District 1831-33, 7th District 1833-43); Governor of Massachusetts, 1844-51; defeated (American), 1859; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1851-56; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853. Killed by the accidental discharge of a "fowling piece" (shotgun), in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., September 11, 1861 (age 65 years, 152 days). Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Vincent Lyons Broderick (1920-1995) — also known as Vincent L. Broderick — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 26, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1962; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1976-88; took senior status 1988. New York City Police Commissioner, 1965-66. Died, of cancer, at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice, Needham, Norfolk County, Mass., March 3, 1995 (age 74 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Broderick.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Morton Aaron Brody (1933-2000) — also known as Morton A. Brody — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, June 12, 1933. Lawyer; superior court judge in Maine, 1980-90; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1990-91; U.S. District Judge for Maine, 1991-2000; died in office 2000. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 25, 2000 (age 66 years, 287 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Vincent Brogna (b. 1887) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Montefalcione, Italy, May 14, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, 1911; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1912-14, 1916-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1932; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1934. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Raffaele Brogna and Filomena (Selvitella) Brogna; married 1916 to Flora Fopiano; married, May 15, 1922, to Louise M. Griffin.
  Edward William Brooke III (1919-2015) — also known as Edward W. Brooke — of Newton Center, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1960; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1963-67; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1967-79; defeated, 1978. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Amvets; Alpha Phi Alpha. First Black U.S. Senator in the 20th century; recipient of the Spingarn Medal in 1967. Died in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 3, 2015 (age 95 years, 69 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward W. Brooke and Helen (Seldon) Brooke; married, June 7, 1947, to Remigia Ferrari Scacco.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Wilmot W. Brookings (1830-1905) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 23, 1830. Lawyer; in February 1858, he was out in a blizzard and lost both feet; member Dakota territorial council, 1862-63, 1867-69; President of the Dakota Territorial Council, 1868; member of Dakota territorial House of Representatives, 1863-66; Speaker of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives, 1864-65; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1869-73; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1883, 1885. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1905 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Brookings County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Franklin Eli Brooks (1860-1916) — also known as Franklin E. Brooks — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Sturbridge, Worcester County, Mass., November 19, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1903-07. Died in St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla., February 7, 1916 (age 55 years, 80 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Addison Brown (1830-1913) — of New York. Born in West Newbury, Essex County, Mass., February 21, 1830. Lawyer; botanist; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1881-1901; retired 1901. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1913 (age 83 years, 47 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Addison Brown and Catherine Babson (Griffin) Brown; married to Mary C. Barrett (died 1887); married 1893 to Helen C. Gaskin.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Billings Brown (1836-1913) — also known as Henry B. Brown — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Washington, D.C. Born in South Lee, Lee, Berkshire County, Mass., March 2, 1836. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1868; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1875-90; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1890-1906; resigned 1906. Congregationalist. Died in Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., September 4, 1913 (age 77 years, 186 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Billings Brown and Mary (Tyler) Brown; married, July 13, 1864, to Caroline Pitts (died 1901); married, June 25, 1904, to Josephine E. Tyler.
  Epitaph: "Integer Vitae Sclerisque Purus." [Upright of life and free from Wickedness.]
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Barrett Brown (b. 1885) — also known as James B. Brown — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass.; Reading, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., March 3, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; general counsel, Massachusetts Bankers Association; special counsel, Boston & Maine Railroad; vice-president, First National Bank of Reading; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twentieth Middlesex District, 1921-24; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Addison Brown and Flora (Pierce) Brown; married, July 30, 1913, to Grace Donaldson.
  Scott Philip Brown (b. 1959) — also known as Scott Brown — of Wrentham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Kittery, York County, Maine, September 12, 1959. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1999-2004; member of Massachusetts state senate, 2004-10; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 2010-13. Christian Reformed. Member, Zeta Psi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Claude Bruce Brown and Judi (Rugg) Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Phineas Bruce (1762-1809) — of Massachusetts. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 7, 1762. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791-98, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1803-05. Died in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 4, 1809 (age 47 years, 119 days). Original interment at Old Burying Ground, Uxbridge, Mass.; reinterment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Alexander Bryan (1794-1864) — also known as John A. Bryan — of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y.; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Menasha, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Berkshire County, Mass., April 13, 1794. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1827; Ohio auditor of state, 1833-39; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Peru, 1845. Member, Freemasons. Died in Menasha, Winnebago County, Wis., May 24, 1864 (age 70 years, 41 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wis.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of John B. Weller; father of Charles Henry Bryan (1822-1877).
  Political family: Bryan-Weller family.
  The city of Bryan, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Samuel J. Bryant (c.1852-1919) — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Born in West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., about 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1889-90, 1919; died in office 1919; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902. Died June 22, 1919 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Elaine E. Bucklo (b. 1944) — of Illinois. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., 1944. Lawyer; law clerk, Judge Robert Sprecher, 1972-73; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1994-. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Alexander Hamilton Bullock (1816-1882) — also known as Alexander H. Bullock — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Royalston, Worcester County, Mass., March 2, 1816. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1845-49, 1862-65; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1862-65; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1849; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1859; defeated (Whig), 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; Governor of Massachusetts, 1866-69. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 17, 1882 (age 65 years, 321 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
  Relatives: Son of Rufus H. Bullock (1779-1858) and Sarah (Davis) Bullock; married, August 29, 1842, to Elvira Hazard; father of Fanny Bullock Workman (1859-1925; mountain climber); grandfather of Chandler Bullock (1872-1962); first cousin thrice removed of Stephen Bullock; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Bullock; fourth cousin of Richmond Martin Bullock, Jonathan Russell Bullock, Benjamin Kimball Bullock and Isaac Bullock.
  Political family: Bullock family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chandler Bullock (1872-1962) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., August 24, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; insurance executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920 (alternate), 1944. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., 1962 (age about 89 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus George Bullock and Mary (Chandler) Bullock; married, October 15, 1900, to Mabel Ellen Richardson; grandson of Alexander Hamilton Bullock; first cousin five times removed of Stephen Bullock (1735-1816).
  Political family: Bullock family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Nathaniel Bullock (1777-1867) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., May 1, 1777. Democrat. Lawyer; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1825-26; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1827-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1842-43. Died in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., November 13, 1867 (age 90 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bullock (1737-1821) and Silence (Bowen) Bullock (1744-1825); married, October 12, 1812, to Ruth Smith (1792-1829); father of Jonathan Russell Bullock; grandnephew of Stephen Bullock; third cousin once removed of Richmond Martin Bullock, Alexander Hamilton Bullock, Benjamin Kimball Bullock and Isaac Bullock; third cousin thrice removed of William Johnson Bullock (1864-1920).
  Political family: Bullock family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Benjamin D. Burdick (1903-1987) — also known as Ben Burdick — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., July 2, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee), 1960 (alternate); member of Wayne State University board of governors; elected 1959; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1963-77; appointed 1963. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Congress; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 5, 1987 (age 84 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Irwin H. Burdick (1913-1992).
  Political family: Burdick-Hochman family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Tristam Burges (1770-1853) — of Rhode Island. Born in Rochester, Plymouth County, Mass., February 26, 1770. Whig. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1811; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1815; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1825-35; candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, 1836. Died in East Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 13, 1853 (age 83 years, 229 days). Interment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Great-granduncle of Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966).
  Political family: Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas M. Burke (b. 1898) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., May 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1935-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Catholic Order of Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Anson Burlingame (1820-1870) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New Berlin, Chenango County, N.Y., November 14, 1820. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1852; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1855-61; U.S. Minister to China, 1861-67. Died, from congestion of the lungs, in St. Petersburg, Russia, February 23, 1870 (age 49 years, 101 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Freelove (Angell) Burlingame (1798-1860) and Joel Burlingame; married, June 3, 1847, to Jane Cornelia Livermore (1829-1888); fourth cousin of Ossian Ray; fourth cousin once removed of James Montgomery Burlingame (1836-1915) and Clement Phineas Kellogg.
  Political families: Burlingame family of Vermont; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Hitz Burton (1888-1964) — also known as Harold H. Burton — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; assistant attorney, Utah Power & Light Company and Utah Light & Traction Company, 1914-16; attorney, Idaho Power Company and Boise Valley Traction Company, 1916-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1931-32, 1936-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944; speaker, 1936; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1941-45; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1945-58; took senior status 1958. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Grange; Rotary; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1964 (age 76 years, 128 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Edgar Burton (Dean of M.I.T.) and Gertrude (Hitz) Burton; married, June 15, 1912, to Selma Florence Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Tyng Bushnell (1896-1949) — also known as Robert T. Bushnell — of West Newton, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Middlesex County District Attorney, 1927-31; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1941-45. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart attack, in his suite at the Royalton Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 23, 1949 (age 53 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Stowe Bushnell and Mary Rockland (Tyng) Bushnell; married, June 30, 1924, to Sylvia P. Folsom.
Benjamin F. Butler Benjamin Franklin Butler (1818-1893) — also known as Benjamin F. Butler; "The Bold and Bilious Benjamin"; "Beast Butler" — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Deerfield, Rockingham County, N.H., November 5, 1818. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1853; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1867-75, 1877-79 (5th District 1867-73, 6th District 1873-75, 7th District 1877-79); defeated, 1874; Governor of Massachusetts, 1883-84; defeated, 1859 (Democratic), 1860 (Democratic), 1878 (Butler Democrat), 1879 (Butler Democrat), 1883 (Democratic); Greenback candidate for President of the United States, 1884. Died while attending court in Washington, D.C., January 11, 1893 (age 74 years, 67 days). Interment at Hildreth Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Father of Blanche Butler (who married Adelbert Ames); grandfather of Butler Ames (1871-1954).
  Political family: Ames-Butler family of Lowell, Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  William Morgan Butler (1861-1937) — also known as William M. Butler — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass.; Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 29, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; president of cotton mills; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890-91; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1892-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1908, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1924-25; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1924-28; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1924-26; defeated, 1926, 1930. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 29, 1937 (age 76 years, 59 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James D. Butler and Eliza B. (Place) Butler; married, July 15, 1886, to Minnie F. Norton (died 1905); married, January 1, 1907, to Mary Lothrop Webster.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allan Gordon Buttrick (b. 1876) — also known as Allan G. Buttrick — of Lancaster, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., March 16, 1876. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate Second Worcester District, 1906. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Adoptive son of George T. Buttrick and Ellen M. Buttrick; son of Daniel W. Wood and Sarah P. Wood.
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