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  Fernand Joseph St. Germain (1928-2014) — also known as Fernand J. St. Germain — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., January 9, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1952-60; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1955; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1961-89; defeated, 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1964. French Canadian ancestry. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Elks. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 16, 2014 (age 86 years, 219 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Joseph St. Germain and Pearl (Talaby) St. Germain; married, August 29, 1953, to Rachel O'Neill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845) — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., June 13, 1783. Whig. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1813-14, 1816, 1822, 1829, 1834, 1844; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1817-19; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; mayor of Salem, Mass., 1836-38; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1838-43. Died in Salem, Essex County, Mass., May 8, 1845 (age 61 years, 329 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Saltonstall (1746-1815) and Anna (White) Saltonstall (1752-1841); married, March 14, 1811, to Mary Elizabeth Saunders (1788-1858; sister-in-law of Dudley Leavitt Pickman); father of Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895); granduncle of John Lee Saltonstall; great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979) and Richard Saltonstall; great-grandnephew of Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724); great-granduncle of William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; second great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall; first cousin twice removed of Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785); third cousin twice removed of James Rodes Saltonstall.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Saltonstall Elementary School, in Salem, Massachusetts, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895) — of Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., March 16, 1825. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1860 (Constitutional Union, 3rd District), 1866 (Democratic, 7th District), 1868 (Democratic, 7th District), 1869 (Democratic, 7th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1885-89. Died in Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 15, 1895 (age 70 years, 30 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845) and Mary Elizabeth (Saunders) Saltonstall (1788-1858); married 1854 to Rose Smith Lee (1835-1903); grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979) and Richard Saltonstall; great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second great-grandnephew of Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724); first cousin once removed of John Lee Saltonstall; first cousin twice removed of William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; first cousin thrice removed of Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785); fourth cousin once removed of James Rodes Saltonstall.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979) — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass.; Dover, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 1, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Middlesex District, 1923-36; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1929-36; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932 (alternate), 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956, 1960, 1972; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1936; Governor of Massachusetts, 1939-45; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1945-67. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Kiwanis; Grange. Died in Dover, Norfolk County, Mass., June 17, 1979 (age 86 years, 289 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Middlecott Saltonstall (1859-1922) and Eleanor (Brooks) Saltonstall (1867-1961); brother of Richard Saltonstall; married, June 27, 1916, to Alice Wesselhoeft; father of Peter B. Saltonstall (killed in action, World War II) and William Lawrence Saltonstall; grandson of Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895); great-grandson of Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845) and Amos Adams Lawrence; second great-grandson of William Appleton; second great-grandnephew of Benjamin Gorham, Luther Lawrence and Abbott Lawrence; third great-grandson of Nathaniel Gorham; third great-grandnephew of George Cabot; fourth great-grandson of James Sullivan; fourth great-grandnephew of Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724) and Timothy Pickering; first cousin once removed of John Lee Saltonstall; first cousin twice removed of John Quincy Adams, William Everett and Brooks Adams; first cousin thrice removed of Samuel Abbott Green; first cousin four times removed of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; first cousin five times removed of Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785); second cousin of William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Charles Francis Adams; second cousin thrice removed of John Appleton (1804-1891) and John Appleton (1815-1864); second cousin four times removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; second cousin five times removed of John Wingate Weeks; third cousin of Thomas Boylston Adams; third cousin once removed of John Forbes Kerry; third cousin twice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge; fourth cousin once removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Jonathan Moore
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Zabdiel Sampson (1781-1828) — of Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Plympton, Plymouth County, Mass., August 22, 1781. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1817-20; resigned 1820; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1820-28; died in office 1828. Died in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass., July 19, 1828 (age 46 years, 332 days). Interment at Burial Hill, Plymouth, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Santosuosso (1877-1968) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Taurasi, Italy, July 18, 1877. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; physician; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928; in 1933, he was attorney for General Equipment Corporation, in a lawsuit against the city of Boston for damages caused by subway constuction; he and others worked out a scheme in which Mayor James M. Curley would obtain $85,000 from the city to settle the claim, of which $50,000 was improperly retained by Santosuosso and Curley; in 1937, the city successfully sued both men for the return of the $50,000. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March, 1968 (age 90 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (DiPesa) Santosuosso and Vincenzo Santosuosso (1854-1919); brother of Alfred Santosuosso (1889-1963); married, August 7, 1900, to Louise Moltedo.
  Ronald Arthur Sarasin (b. 1934) — also known as Ronald A. Sarasin — of Beacon Falls, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., December 31, 1934. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives 95th District, 1969-73; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1973-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1976; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1978. Member, American Bar Association; American Arbitration Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Still living as of 2000.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Aaron Augustus Sargent (1827-1887) — also known as "The Senator for the Southern Pacific Railroad" — of Nevada City, Nevada County, Calif. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., September 28, 1827. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of California state senate, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1860; U.S. Representative from California, 1861-63, 1869-73 (at-large 1861-63, 2nd District 1869-73); U.S. Senator from California, 1873-79; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1882-84. Died in San Francisco, Calif., August 14, 1887 (age 59 years, 320 days). Original interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery (which no longer exists), San Francisco, Calif.; Cremated; ashes scattered; cenotaph at Pioneer Cemetery, Nevada City, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Peaslee Sargent (1800-1863) and Elizabeth (Stanwood) Sargent; married, March 14, 1852, to Ellen Swett Clark; second cousin once removed of Charles Rowell; second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Davis; third cousin twice removed of Abel Merrill and Noah Davis; fourth cousin once removed of Anthony Colby, James Shepard Pike, Frederick Augustus Pike, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Sanford Winslow Abbey (1857-1935).
  Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Sargent-Webster-Rowell family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adam B. Schiff (b. 1960) — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass., June 20, 1960. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state senate, 1996-2001; U.S. Representative from California, 2001-08 (27th District 2001-03, 29th District 2003-08); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008 (member, Platform Committee). Jewish. Still living as of 2008.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article
  William Schofield (1857-1912) — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Dudley, Worcester County, Mass., February 14, 1857. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1889-1902; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1903-11; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 1st Circuit, 1911; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1911-12; died in office 1912. Died June 10, 1912 (age 55 years, 117 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  James Warren Sever (1797-1871) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born July 1, 1797. Merchant marine ship captain; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1853, 1856. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died January 16, 1871 (age 73 years, 199 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Sever (1761-1845) and Jane (Russell) Sever; married, December 7, 1836, to Elizabeth Parsons Carter; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Seaver; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Seaver (1795-1856).
  Political family: Seaver family of Boston, Massachusetts.
  David Sewall (1735-1825) — of York, York County, Maine. Born in York, York County, Maine, October 7, 1735. Lawyer; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1782-89; U.S. District Judge for Maine, 1789-1818; resigned 1818. Died in York, York County, Maine, October 22, 1825 (age 90 years, 15 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Samuel Sewall (1757-1814) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1757. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1784, 1788-96; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1796-1800 (11th District 1796-97, at-large 1797-1800); resigned 1800; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1800-14; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1814; died in office 1814. Died in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, June 8, 1814 (age 56 years, 179 days). Original interment at Ancient Cemetery, Wiscasset, Maine; reinterment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Sewall (1715-1771) and Elizabeth (Quincy) Sewall (1729-1770); married to Abigail Devereux (1766-1847); second cousin of Josiah Quincy (1772-1864); second cousin once removed of Josiah Quincy, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Miller Quincy; second cousin thrice removed of Josiah Quincy (1859-1919) and Arthur Outram Sherman; third cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and William Cranch; third cousin twice removed of George Washington Adams, Charles Francis Adams, Arthur Sewall and Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); third cousin thrice removed of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894), Joseph Homan Manley, Brooks Adams and Harold Marsh Sewall.
  Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Lowrey Seymour (1803-1867) — also known as David L. Seymour — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Newington, Hartford County, Conn., December 2, 1803. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1836; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1843-45, 1851-53; defeated, 1844, 1852, 1858; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1856; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Mass., October 11, 1867 (age 63 years, 313 days). Interment at Mt. Ida Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ashbel Seymour (1777-1810) and Mary (Lowrey) Seymour (1778-1847); married, July 27, 1837, to Maria Lucy Curtiss (1813-1867); fifth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin once removed of Caleb Seymour Pitkin; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Seymour; second cousin twice removed of Moses Seymour; third cousin of Thomas Henry Seymour; third cousin once removed of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) and Henry Seymour; fourth cousin of Charles Robert Sherman, Origen Storrs Seymour, Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), Hezekiah Cook Seymour, George Seymour, McNeil Seymour and Henry William Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Gershom Birdsey, Benjamin Hard, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Charles Taylor Sherman, Silas Seymour, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, Edward Woodruff Seymour, Augustus Sherrill Seymour, Joseph Battell, Morris Woodruff Seymour, Horatio Seymour, Jr. and Norman Alexander Seymour.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
James M. Shannon James Michael Shannon (b. 1952) — also known as James M. Shannon; Jim Shannon — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Methuen, Essex County, Mass., April 4, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1979-85; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1984; Massachusetts state attorney general; elected 1986; defeated in primary, 1990; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Public Officers of Massachusetts, 1979-80
  Lemuel Shaw (1781-1861) — of Massachusetts. Born in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., January 9, 1781. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1811-14, 1820, 1829; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1821-22; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1830-60. Drew up the first charter of the city of Boston in 1822-23; wrote the decision in Commonwealth v. Hunt, 1842, which exempted labor unions from the criminal conspiracy law. Related by marriage to the author Herman Melville. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 30, 1861 (age 80 years, 80 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Clarence J. Shearn (c.1870-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Leeds, Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., about 1870. Lawyer; counsel and political associate to William Randolph Hearst; counsel for Brooklyn Manhattan Transit, now part of the New York City subway system; Independence League candidate for Governor of New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1915-19; defeated, 1911; appointed 1915; resigned 1919; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1918-19; commissioner for Gov. Alfred E. Smith in a 1928 investigation of sewer graft in the borough of Queens, New York City, which resulted in the conviction of Maurice E. Connolly. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 10, 1953 (age about 83 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Henry Newton Sheldon (1843-1926) — also known as Henry N. Sheldon — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, June 28, 1843. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1894-1905; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1905-15. Died January 14, 1926 (age 82 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ether Shepley (1789-1877) — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., November 2, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1820; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1820-33; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1833-36; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1836-48; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1848-55. Died in 1877 (age about 87 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Father of George Foster Shepley (1819-1878).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (1915-2011) — also known as R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.; "Sarge" — Born in Westminster, Carroll County, Md., November 9, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; organized and directed the Peace Corps, 1961-66; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1968-70; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1972; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976. Catholic. German ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 2011 (age 95 years, 70 days). Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Sargent Shriver (1880-1942) and Hilda (Shriver) Shriver (1883-1977); married, May 23, 1953, to Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; aunt of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend); father of Maria Owings Shriver (who married Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger) and Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); nephew of James Causten Shriver; grandson of Thomas Herbert Shriver; great-grandson of Thomas Johns Perry.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Sargent Shriver Elementary School, in Silver Spring, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about R. Sargent Shriver: Scott Stossel, Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver — Mark Shriver, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver
  Mark Hopkins Sibley (1796-1852) — also known as Mark H. Sibley — of Ontario County, N.Y. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., 1796. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1835-36; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1837-39; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1840-41; resigned 1841; county judge in New York, 1847-51. Died in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., September 8, 1852 (age about 56 years). Interment at West Avenue Cemetery, Canandaigua, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Richard J. Simmons (b. 1951) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Massachusetts, November 21, 1951. Lawyer; Independent candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Albert Smith (1793-1867) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Hanover, Plymouth County, Mass., January 3, 1793. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1820; U.S. Representative from Maine 8th District, 1839-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1840. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 29, 1867 (age 74 years, 146 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Asa Francis Smith (c.1847-1925) — also known as Asa F. Smith — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., about 1847. Lawyer; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1898 (3rd District), 1914 (10th District); Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1902; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908, 1918 (Prohibition), 1919, 1920 (Prohibition), 1922 (Prohibition). Died, a week after being overcome by fumes from his gas stove, in Prospect Heights Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 16, 1925 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Earl A. Smith (1876-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., December 14, 1876. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1917-19 (New York County 23rd District 1917, New York County 22nd District 1918-19); magistrate. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 28, 1938 (age 61 years, 349 days). Interment somewhere in Milford, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George H. Smith and Elizabeth (Hart) Smith; married 1906 to Florence Rochotte.
  Herbert Knox Smith (1869-1931) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Chester, Hampden County, Mass., 1869. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1903-04; Progressive candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1912. Died in 1931 (age about 62 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Gertrude E. Dietrich (1880-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Hackett Souter (b. 1939) — also known as David H. Souter — of Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., September 17, 1939. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1976-78; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1978-83; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1983-90; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1990; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1990-2009; took senior status 2009. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Alexander Souter and Helen (Hackett) Souter.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about David H. Souter: Tinsley E. Yarbrough, David Hackett Souter: Traditional Republican On The Rehnquist Court
  Louis Carver Southard (b. 1854) — also known as Louis C. Southard — of Easton, Bristol County, Mass.; Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, April 1, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1887; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1888-94; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1895-96; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lewis Southard and Linda Carver (Dennis) Southard; married, June 1, 1881, to Nellie Copeland.
  Henry Souther (1826-1891) — of Ridgway, Elk County, Pa.; Erie, Erie County, Pa.; Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., March 5, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; Elk County Treasurer, 1847; member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1856-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860, 1868; county judge in Pennsylvania, 1871. English ancestry. Died in 1891 (age about 65 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Souther and Hepsie (Armisted) Souther; married 1850 to Letitia Patterson; second cousin thrice removed of Marc Hubbard Souther (1912-1986).
  Joshua Austin Spencer (1790-1857) — also known as Joshua A. Spencer — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., May 13, 1790. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1841-45; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1846-47; mayor of Utica, N.Y., 1848; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1852. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., April, 1857 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Jacob J. Spiegel (b. 1901) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 24, 1901. Lawyer; legislative secretary to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., 1937; municipal judge in Massachusetts, 1939-60; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1961-72. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Israel Spiegel and Mollie (Greenbaum) Spiegel; married, August 26, 1941, to Peggy Schwarz.
  Peleg Sprague (1793-1880) — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Mass., April 27, 1793. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1825-29; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1829-35; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1834; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1839 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker); U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1841-65; resigned 1865. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 13, 1880 (age 87 years, 169 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Charles Franklin Sprague (1857-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Clement Stevens (1861-1923) — also known as Frederick C. Stevens — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 1, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1889-92 (District 26 1889-90, District 28 1891-92); U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1897-1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., July 1, 1923 (age 62 years, 181 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Solon Whithed Stevens (b. 1836) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass.; Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., August 1, 1836. Republican. Organist; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1885-86. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Solon Stevens and Harriet (Whithed) Stevens; married, October 12, 1870, to Mary Price Savory.
  Harry Farnum Stimpson, Jr. (b. 1913) — also known as Harry F. Stimpson, Jr. — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., October 16, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1959-61; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1962. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Farnum Stimpson and Frances Maude (Greenway) Stimpson; married, June 27, 1942, to Margaret Lewis Byrd.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Warren Stone (1843-1912) — also known as Charles W. Stone — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., June 29, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1870-71; member of Pennsylvania state senate 48th District, 1877-78; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1879-83; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1887-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1890-99 (27th District 1890-97, 7th District 1897-99). Died near Warren, Warren County, Pa., August 15, 1912 (age 69 years, 47 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Story (1779-1845) — of Salem, Essex County, Mass.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass., September 18, 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1805-07, 1811; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1811; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1808-09; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1811-45; died in office 1845; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820. Unitarian. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., September 10, 1845 (age 65 years, 357 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Sarah Waldo Wetmore (1784-1855); granduncle of Bert J. Storey (1880-1958).
  Cross-reference: Harry A. Blackmun
  Story County, Iowa is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Simeon Strong (1736-1805) — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., March 6, 1736. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1791; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1801-05. Died in 1805 (age about 69 years). Interment at West Cemetery, Amherst, Mass.
  John Andrew Sullivan (1868-1927) — also known as John A. Sullivan — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 10, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1900-01; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1903-07. Died in 1927 (age about 59 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Charles Sumner Charles Sumner (1811-1874) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 6, 1811. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1848; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1851-74; died in office 1874. In May, 1856, he suffered severe injuries in an assault by South Carolina Rep. Preston S. Brooks, who was furious over an anti-slavery speech. Died in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1874 (age 63 years, 64 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; statue erected 1879 at Boston Public Garden, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney Sumner (1776-1839) and Relief (Jacob) Sumner (1785-1866); married 1866 to Alice Mason Hooper; fourth cousin of Israel Washburn and Reuel Washburn; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn (1822-1889) and William Drew Washburn.
  Political families: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: L. M. Keitt
  Other politicians named for him: Charles S. CairnsCharles Sumner BirdCharles S. ChaseCharles S. AshleyCharles Sumner HamlinCharles S. WinansCharles S. EastmanCharles Sumner Bird, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  George Sutherland (1862-1942) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Buckinghamshire, England, March 25, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1896; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1901-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1905-17; defeated, 1916; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1922-38; took senior status 1938. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., July 18, 1942 (age 80 years, 115 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about George Sutherland: Hadley Arkes, The Return of George Sutherland
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