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  Emilio Quincy Daddario (1918-2010) — also known as Emilio Q. Daddario — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newton Center, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 24, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1946-48; municipal judge in Connecticut, 1948-50; major in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1959-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1960, 1968. Italian ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., July 7, 2010 (age 91 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Sebastian Cemetery, Middlefield, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Berenice M. Carbo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Daggett (1764-1851) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., December 31, 1764. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1791-96, 1805; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1794-96; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1797-1804, 1809-13; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1813-19; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1826-34; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1828-30. Member, American Antiquarian Society. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 12, 1851 (age 86 years, 102 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Sebila (Stanley) Daggett (1730-1810) and Thomas Daggett (1731-1807); married 1786 to Wealthy Ann Munson (1767-1839); married 1840 to Mary Lines.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick William Dallinger (1871-1955) — also known as Frederick W. Dallinger — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Center Lovell, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., October 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1894-95; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1896-99; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1915-25, 1926-32; defeated, 1912; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1924; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1932-42. Episcopalian. Died in North Conway, Conway, Carroll County, N.H., September 5, 1955 (age 83 years, 338 days). Interment at Center Lovell Cemetery, Center Lovell, Lovell, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William W. Dallinger and Elizabeth (Kingman) Dallinger; married, August 29, 1900, to Blanche Russell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mark John Dalton (c.1915-2004) — also known as Mark Dalton — Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., about 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; law clerk to U.S. Judge John C. Mahoney, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; his intelligence report from Utah Beach, Normandy, paved the way for the D-Day invasion; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1954; aide to President John F. Kennedy. Died, of colon cancer, in South Woodstock, Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., May 2, 2004 (age about 89 years). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Dover, Mass.
  Relatives: Married 1949 to Barbara Higgins.
  Eleanor L. Daly (b. 1911) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., April 27, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Female. Catholic. Member, Zonta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John F. Daly and Eleanor H. (Doherty) Daly.
  James Dana (1811-1890) — of Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., November 8, 1811. Lawyer; mayor of Charlestown, Mass., 1858-60. Died in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., June 4, 1890 (age 78 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Dana and Rebecca (Barrett) Dana.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Sardis Dana — of Madison County, N.Y. Born in Holland, Hampden County, Mass. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Dana; married to Mary Faulkner.
  William Franklin Dana (1863-1920) — also known as William F. Dana — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., June 26, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1901-03; member of Massachusetts state senate First Middlesex District, 1904-06; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1906-16. Died in Orford, Grafton County, N.H., August 4, 1920 (age 57 years, 39 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Dana and Mary C. (Baldwin) Dana.
  Joseph Dane (1768-1849) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., 1768. Lawyer; university professor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1800; Athens County Prosecuting Attorney, 1817-20; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1828-32. Died November 18, 1849 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Joseph M. Dana (1822-1881).
  Joseph Dane (1778-1858) — of Kennebunk, York County, Maine. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., October 25, 1778. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine at-large, 1820-23; member of Maine state legislature, 1820. Died in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, May 1, 1858 (age 79 years, 188 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery, Hope, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nathan Dane (1752-1835) — of Massachusetts. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., December 29, 1752. School teacher; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1782-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1785-88; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1790-91, 1793-97; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1812. Died in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., February 15, 1835 (age 82 years, 48 days). Interment at Beverly Central Cemetery, Beverly, Mass.
  Dane County, Wis. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Aiken Davenport (b. 1869) — also known as William A. Davenport — of Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass. Born in Wilmington, Windham County, Vt., October 23, 1869. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1908; member of Massachusetts state senate Franklin & Hampshire District, 1935-36; Independent Tax Reform candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1938. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Moose; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Tabor Davenport and Alice S. (Warner) Davenport; married 1894 to Belle M. Shearer.
  William Nathaniel Davenport (b. 1856) — of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Mass.; Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., November 3, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1884-86; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1889-90; mayor of Marlborough, Mass., 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jepthah Davenport and Almira (Howard) Davenport; married, January 1, 1887, to Lizzie M. Kendall.
  Edward Livingston Davis (1834-1912) — also known as Edward L. Davis — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 22, 1834. Lawyer; manufacturer of ironwork, including railroad wheels; director of banks and railroads; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1874; defeated (Citizens), 1874; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1876. Episcopalian. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 2, 1912 (age 77 years, 315 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Presumably named for: Edward Livingston
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Davis and Mary Holman (Estabrook) Davis (1807-1875); married 1859 to Hannah Gardner Adams (died 1861); married, December 2, 1869, to Maria Louisa Robbins; father of Livingston Davis; grandnephew of John Davis (1787-1854); first cousin once removed of John Chandler Bancroft Davis (1822-1907) and Horace Davis; second cousin of John Davis (1851-1902); second cousin twice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second cousin thrice removed of George Cabot Lodge; third cousin of John Barnard Fairbank; third cousin once removed of Merton William Fairbank; fourth cousin of Wilson Henry Fairbank, Alexander Warren Fairbank, Charles Warren Fairbanks and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks.
  Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Davis family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elbridge Gerry Davis (b. 1877) — also known as Elbridge G. Davis — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, August 20, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-First Middlesex District, 1921-26; district judge in Massachusetts, 1927. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Elbridge Gerry
  Relatives: Son of Elbridge G. Davis and Lillian (Hall) Davis; married, June 20, 1912, to Mildred W. Cleworth (1880?-?).
  Isaac Davis (1799-1883) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Northborough, Worcester County, Mass., June 2, 1799. Democrat. Lawyer; bank director; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1843-54; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1856, 1858, 1861; defeated, 1849 (Citizens), 1851, 1861 (Citizens), 1867 (Citizens); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1864; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1861. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 1, 1883 (age 83 years, 303 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Phineas Davis (1772-1834) and Martha (Eager) Davis (1772-1854); married, March 30, 1829, to Mary Holbrook Estabrook (1807-1875); father of Edward Livingston Davis; nephew of John Davis (1787-1854); grandfather of Livingston Davis; first cousin of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; first cousin once removed of John Davis (1851-1902); first cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; first cousin four times removed of George Cabot Lodge; second cousin once removed of John Barnard Fairbank; third cousin of Merton William Fairbank; third cousin once removed of Wilson Henry Fairbank, Alexander Warren Fairbank, Charles Warren Fairbanks and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks; third cousin thrice removed of Leone Fairbanks Burrell and Douglas Stanley Fairbanks; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Davis (1787-1854) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Northborough, Worcester County, Mass., January 13, 1787. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1825-34; Governor of Massachusetts, 1834-35, 1841-43; resigned 1835; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1835-41, 1845-53. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 19, 1854 (age 67 years, 96 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Davis and Anna (Brigham) Davis; married, March 29, 1822, to Elizabeth 'Eliza' Bancroft (1791-1872; sister of George Bancroft); father of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; uncle of Isaac Davis (1799-1883); grandfather of John Davis; granduncle of Edward Livingston Davis; great-granduncle of Livingston Davis; second great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; third great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge; third cousin twice removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Wayne Holden.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Davis (1851-1902) — Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 16, 1851. Private secretary to U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish, 1872-73; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1885-1902; died in office 1902. Died in Washington, D.C., May 5, 1902 (age 50 years, 231 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Whiting (Stickney) Davis and Bruyn Hasbrouck Davis (1827-1870); married, October 14, 1875, to Sarah Helen 'Sally' Frelinghuysen (1856-1939; daughter of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen); nephew of John Chandler Bancroft Davis and Horace Davis; grandson of John Davis (1787-1854); grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; grandnephew of George Bancroft; great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge; first cousin once removed of Isaac Davis; second cousin of Edward Livingston Davis; second cousin once removed of Livingston Davis.
  Political families: Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Davis family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Chandler Bancroft Davis (1822-1907) — also known as Bancroft Davis — of Orange County, N.Y. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 29, 1822. Lawyer; newspaper correspondent; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1869; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1874-77; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1878-82; official reporter, U.S. Supreme Court, 1883. Died in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1907 (age 84 years, 364 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Davis (1787-1854) and Elizabeth 'Eliza' (Bancroft) Davis (1791-1872); brother of Horace Davis; married, November 19, 1857, to Frederika Gore King; nephew of George Bancroft; uncle of John Davis (1851-1902); great-granduncle of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second great-granduncle of George Cabot Lodge; first cousin of Isaac Davis; first cousin once removed of Edward Livingston Davis; first cousin twice removed of Livingston Davis; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905), Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Chester Mitchell Dawes (b. 1855) — also known as Chester M. Dawes — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., July 14, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1896; general solicitor, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Laurens Dawes (1816-1903) and Electa S. Dawes; married, May 12, 1881, to Ada B. Laflin.
  Henry Laurens Dawes (1816-1903) — also known as Henry L. Dawes — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass.; Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Mass., October 30, 1816. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1848-50; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1850-52; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1857-75 (11th District 1857-63, 10th District 1863-73, 11th District 1873-75); U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1875-93. Died in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., February 5, 1903 (age 86 years, 98 days). Interment at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Mitchel Dawes; father of Chester Mitchell Dawes (1855-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Gordon Evans Dean (1905-1958) — also known as Gordon E. Dean — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 28, 1905. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; law professor; member, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1949-53; chair, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1950-53. Killed when a Northeast Airlines plane, landing in heavy fog, crashed and burned, about 300 yards short of the airport runway, in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., August 15, 1958 (age 52 years, 230 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Marvin Dean; married 1930 to Adelaide Williamson (divorced 1953); married, December 19, 1953, to Mary Benton Gore (first cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Gore; second cousin of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (1948-)).
  Political family: Gore family of Carthage, Tennessee.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William M. Dean (b. 1874) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., November 16, 1874. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Bristol District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Ambrose DeCourcy (1857-1924) — also known as Charles A. DeCourcy — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., September 23, 1857. Lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1902-11; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1911-24. Died in 1924 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John DeCourcy and Mary (Lalor) DeCourcy; married, September 8, 1886, to Elisabeth May Roberts.
  John A. Denison (d. 1950) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Lawyer; judge, 1902-12, 1915-35; mayor of Springfield, Mass., 1913-14. Episcopalian. Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Laura Phinney.
  Joseph Charles Dennis (b. 1877) — also known as J. Charles Dennis — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 9, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1934-53. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Dennis and Annie (Broadbent) Dennis; married, July 17, 1912, to Eley Miles.
  William N. DeRosier (born c.1897) — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Turners Falls, Montague, Franklin County, Mass., about 1897. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Butler Carson Derrick, Jr. (1936-2014) — also known as Butler Derrick — of Edgefield, Edgefield County, S.C. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., September 30, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1969-74; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1975-95. Episcopalian. Member, Jaycees; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Easley, Pickens County, S.C., May 5, 2014 (age 77 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Paul Andrew Dever (1903-1958) — also known as Paul A. Dever — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 15, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1929-34; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1935-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1952, 1956; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Massachusetts, 1949-53; defeated, 1940, 1952; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus. Died April 11, 1958 (age 55 years, 86 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Dever and Anna Amelia (McAlevy) Dever; cousin *** of William Emmett Dever (1862-1929).
  See also NNDB dossier
  William Emmett Dever (1862-1929) — also known as William E. Dever — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass., March 13, 1862. Democrat. Leather manufacturer; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908 (alternate), 1924, 1928; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1923-27. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 3, 1929 (age 67 years, 174 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Dever and Mary (Lynch) Dever; married 1885 to Katherine E. Conway; cousin *** of Paul Andrew Dever (1903-1958).
  Books about William E. Dever: John R. Schmidt, The Mayor Who Cleaned Up Chicago : A Political Biography of William E. Dever
  Samuel Dexter (1761-1816) — of Lunenburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 14, 1761. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1788-90; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1793-95; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1799-1800; U.S. Secretary of War, 1800; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1801; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1814, 1815, 1816. Died in Athens, Greene County, N.Y., May 4, 1816 (age 54 years, 356 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Hannah (Sigourney) Dexter (1719-1784) and Samuel Dexter (1725-1810); married to Katharine Gordon (1761-1841); father of Samuel William Dexter (1792-1863).
  The town of Dexter, Maine, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rodolphus Dickinson (1797-1849) — of Ohio. Born in Hatfield, Hampshire County, Mass., December 28, 1797. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1847-49; died in office 1849. Died in Washington, D.C., March 20, 1849 (age 51 years, 82 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Charles Doerfer (1904-1992) — also known as John C. Doerfer — of West Allis, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 30, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1953-60; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1957-60; in 1960, he spent a week-long Florida vacation on the yacht Lazy Girl, owned by his friend George B. Storer, president of Storer Broadcasting; as a result, he was accused of conflict of interest and forced to resign. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 5, 1992 (age 87 years, 188 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ida Page (1902-1982).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles Henry Donahue (b. 1877) — of Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 7, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1924-32; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1932-40. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Donahue and Bridget Agnes (Murphy) Donahue; married, June 8, 1909, to Ellen G. Teevens.
  Frank J. Donahue (1881-1979) — Born in 1881. Democrat. Pharmacist; secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1913-15; lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1932-74. Died in 1979 (age about 98 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harold Daniel Donohue (1901-1984) — also known as Harold D. Donohue — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., June 18, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932, 1940; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1947-74 (4th District 1947-73, 3rd District 1973-74); resigned 1974. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Eagles. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 4, 1984 (age 83 years, 139 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Donohue and Margaret (Lyons) Donohue.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Augustine Donovan (b. 1889) — also known as James A. Donovan — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., August 25, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (alternate); delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Donovan and Margaret (Sullivan) Donovan; married, August 24, 1918, to Elizabeth Coughlin.
  John F. Donovan (b. 1897) — of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., April 26, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Third Suffolk District, 1923-26; member of Massachusetts state senate First Suffolk District, 1935-36; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  John Francis Dore (1881-1938) — also known as John F. Dore — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1881. Newspaper work; lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1932-34, 1936-38. Died, from complications of pneumonia and influenza, Seattle, King County, Wash., April 18, 1938 (age 56 years, 128 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Dore and Mary E. (Hudson) Dore; married, December 22, 1911, to Marian Neal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Joseph Douglass (1873-1939) — also known as John J. Douglass — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 9, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1910; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35 (10th District 1925-33, 11th District 1933-35); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 5, 1939 (age 66 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas H. Dowd — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1901; municipal judge in Massachusetts, 1914-34; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1935-40. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Dowd and Mary (Reynolds) Dowd; married 1909 to Helen L. Dolan.
  Thomas Hanchion Doyle (b. 1863) — also known as Thomas H. Doyle — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Worcester County, Mass., December 21, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oklahoma territorial House of Representatives, 1897-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1908; Honorary Vice-President, 1912; Judge, Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, 1908-29, 1935-36. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Doyle and Johanna (Hanchion) Doyle; married, August 3, 1893, to Rosa O'Neill.
  Ellis Loring Dresel (1865-1925) — also known as Ellis L. Dresel — Born in 1865. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Germany, 1921-22. Gay. Died of cancer, September 19, 1925 (age about 60 years). Interment at Beverly Central Cemetery, Beverly, Mass.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Kimberley Lord Driscoll (b. 1966) — also known as Kimberley L. Driscoll — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in 1966. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Salem, Mass., 2006-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Still living as of 2011.
  James Henry Duncan (1793-1869) — also known as James H. Duncan — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., December 5, 1793. Whig. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1827, 1837-38, 1857; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1828-31; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1849-53. Died in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., February 8, 1869 (age 75 years, 65 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, Mass.
  The community of Duncan, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Anthony Durkin (1936-2012) — also known as John A. Durkin — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., March 29, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1975-81; defeated, 1974, 1980, 1990; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1980. Died in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., October 16, 2012 (age 76 years, 201 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Charles C. Dwight (1830-1902) — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Richmond, Berkshire County, Mass., September 15, 1830. Lawyer; Cayuga County Judge, 1861; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1868, 1897-1900. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., April 8, 1902 (age 71 years, 205 days). Burial location unknown.
  Theodore Dwight (1764-1846) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., December 15, 1764. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1806-07; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1809-15. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 12, 1846 (age 81 years, 179 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight (1726-1777) and Mary (Edwards) Dwight (1734-1807); married to Abigail Alsop (1765-1846); nephew of Pierpont Edwards; third great-grandson of Thomas Willett; first cousin of Aaron Burr and Henry Waggaman Edwards; second cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin once removed of Theodore Davenport; second cousin thrice removed of Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin five times removed of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge and Greene Carrier Bronson; third cousin once removed of Charles Robert Sherman, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge and Elisha Hunt Allen; third cousin twice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, John Appleton, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Joseph Pomeroy Root, William Chapman Williston, William Fessenden Allen, Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Maurice Lauchlin Wright, George Landon Ingraham, George Williston Nash, Charles Dunsmore Millard, Franklin Clark Pomeroy and Blanche M. Woodward; fourth cousin of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Morris Woodruff, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Silas Wright, Jr., Jairus Case, James Samuel Wadsworth, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  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 Dwight (1758-1819) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 29, 1758. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1794-95; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1796-1803; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1803-05; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1808-09. Died January 2, 1819 (age 60 years, 65 days). Interment at Peabody Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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