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Politician members in Maryland

  Frederick Paul Adkins (1878-1963) — also known as Frederick P. Adkins — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Born in Wicomico County, Md., November 9, 1878. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Maryland, March 9, 1963 (age 84 years, 120 days). Interment at Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Stanton Adkins (1849-1912) and Henrietta Frances (Tilghman) Adkins (1854-1908); brother of Elijah Dale Adkins; married, November 21, 1902, to Edna Mae Sheppard (1878-1944); father of Bertha Sheppard Adkins; uncle of Elijah Dale Adkins, Jr. (1915-1982); first cousin of Wallace Henry White and Arthur Percival White; first cousin once removed of Edward Homer White, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Merrill Henry Tilghman.
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jesse Corcoran Adkins (1879-1955) — of Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., April 13, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1930-36; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1936-46; took senior status 1946. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Washington, D.C., March 29, 1955 (age 75 years, 350 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Milton T. Adkins and Sarah Elizabeth (Walker) Adkins; married, July 14, 1903, to Bertha McNaught.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Clarence Randolph Ahalt (1888-1962) — also known as Clarence R. Ahalt — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va.; Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va. Born in Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., May 28, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; real estate developer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1932; secretary of Virginia Republican Party, 1933-35; Virginia Republican state chair, 1935-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1944; vice-chair of Virginia Republican Party, 1944-48. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., October 15, 1962 (age 74 years, 140 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles R. Ahalt and Lilly (Main) Ahalt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Striker Andrews (1919-2001) — also known as John S. Andrews — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 25, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; underwriter and manager, Travelers Insurance; director of public relations, Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); chair of Lucas County Republican Party, 1958-66; Ohio Republican state chair, 1965-73; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Legion; Jaycees. Died, of complications from diabetes, in Adamstown, Frederick County, Md., February 25, 2001 (age 81 years, 306 days). Interment at Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Burton Richardson Andrews and Cora (Striker) Andrews; married, July 4, 1964, to Marjorie Ann Carney.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore Frank Appleby (1864-1924) — also known as T. Frank Appleby — of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., October 10, 1864. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1896; mayor of Asbury Park, N.J., 1908-12; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart trouble, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., December 15, 1924 (age 60 years, 66 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Frelinguysen Appleby and Margaret Susanna (Mount) Appleby; married, April 10, 1889, to Alice C. Hoffman; father of Stewart Hoffman Appleby (1890-1964).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Alexander Armstrong (1877-1939) — of Hagerstown, Washington County, Md.; Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md., June 28, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Washington County State's Attorney, 1908-12; Maryland state attorney general, 1919-23; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee); director, Potomac Edison electric utility, Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., Blue Ridge Fire Insurance Co. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, in Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md., November 20, 1939 (age 62 years, 145 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Armstrong (1847-1905) and Elizabeth Key (Scott) Armstrong (1854-1916); married, January 25, 1911, to Mary Rebekah Woods (1887-1938).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Morgan Armstrong (1867-1955) — also known as Joseph M. Armstrong — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Ellicott City, Howard County, Md., October 1, 1867. Republican. Architect; candidate for mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1923; postmaster at Annapolis, Md., 1926-34 (acting, 1926). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Redmen. Died November 1, 1955 (age 88 years, 31 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Edward Armstrong and Mary (Coleman) Armstrong; married 1888 to Mary Elizabeth Johnson (1866-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William Baird William Baird — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Eckhart Mines, Allegany County, Md. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1955-64; defeated in primary, 1950, 1952; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 2, 1922, to Mary H. Martin.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  John Hollis Bankhead II (1872-1946) — also known as John H. Bankhead II — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala. Born near Moscow (now Sulligent), Lamar County, Ala., July 8, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate); U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1931-46; died in office 1946; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 12, 1946 (age 73 years, 339 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of John Hollis Bankhead (1842-1920) and Tallulah (Brockman) Bankhead; brother of William Brockman Bankhead; married, December 26, 1894, to Musa Harkins; father of Walter Will Bankhead.
  Political family: Bankhead family of Jasper, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Birch Evans Bayh, Jr. (1928-2019) — also known as Birch Bayh — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., January 22, 1928. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1954-62; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1959-60; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1963-81; defeated, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964, 1968 (speaker); candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Izaak Walton League; Jaycees; Farm Bureau; Elks; Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., March 14, 2019 (age 91 years, 51 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Birch Evans Bayh (1893-1971) and Leah (Hollingsworth) Bayh (1897-1940); married, August 24, 1952, to Marvella Hern (1933-1979); father of Birch Evans Bayh III (1955-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Glenn Beall, Jr. (1927-2006) — also known as J. Glenn Beall, Jr. — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 19, 1927. Republican. Insurance business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-68; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1969-71; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1971-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1972; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1978. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died March 24, 2006 (age 78 years, 278 days). Interment at Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Glenn Beall (1894-1971) and Margaret (Schwarzenbach) Beall; brother of George Beall; married, August 25, 1959, to Nancy Lee Smith.
  Political family: Beall family of Frostburg, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Eugene Black (1879-1975) — of Clarksville, Red River County, Tex. Born near Blossom, Lamar County, Tex., July 2, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; wholesale grocer; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1915-29. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., May 22, 1975 (age 95 years, 324 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Wesley Black and Talula Ann 'Lulu' (Shackelford) Black; married, March 15, 1903, to Mamie Coleman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Hugo L. Black Hugo Lafayette Black (1886-1971) — also known as Hugo L. Black — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Alexandria, Va. Born in Harlan, Clay County, Ala., February 27, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; police court judge in Alabama, 1910-11; Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1927-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1937-71; took senior status 1971. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Ku Klux Klan. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., September 25, 1971 (age 85 years, 210 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William La Fayette Black and Martha Ardella (Toland) Black; married, February 23, 1921, to Josephine Patterson Foster (died 1951); married, September 11, 1957, to Elizabeth Seay DeMeritte.
  Epitaph: "Here lies a good man."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Hugo L. Black: Roger K. Newman, Hugo Black : A Biography — Howard Ball, Hugo L. Black : Cold Steel Warrior — James F Simon, The antagonists: Hugo Black, Felix Frankfurter and civil liberties in modern America — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Thomas Holdsworth Blake (1792-1849) — also known as Thomas H. Blake — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Frederick County, Md., July 25, 1792. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1816; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1817-18; state court judge in Indiana, 1818; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1819-20, 1823-24; member of Indiana state senate, 1821-22, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1827-29. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died of cholera in a hotel at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 28, 1849 (age 57 years, 126 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of William Crawford Linton (1795-1835).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sol Bloom (1870-1949) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., March 9, 1870. Democrat. Play producer; entertainment manager; songwriter; furniture business; real estate business; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-49 (19th District 1923-45, 20th District 1945-49); died in office 1949; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Redmen. Died, from a heart attack, in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 7, 1949 (age 78 years, 363 days). Interment at Mt. Eden Cemetery, Westchester Hills, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Garrison Bloom and Sara Bloom; married 1897 to Evelyn Hechheimer (1876-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (1837-1904) — also known as William C. P. Breckinridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1837. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876, 1880; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1885-95; defeated (Gold Democratic), 1896. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. In 1894, he was successfully sued for breach of promise by a former mistress; he acknowledged the affair, affair, but the scandal ended his political career. Died, of apoplexy, in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 18, 1904 (age 67 years, 82 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge and Ann Sophonisba (Preston) Breckinridge (1803-1844); brother of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr.; married, March 17, 1859, to Lucretia Hart Clay (1839-1860; daughter of Thomas Hart Clay); married, September 19, 1861, to Issa Desha (1843-1892; granddaughter of Joseph Desha); married to Louisa Rucks (Scott) Wing (1845-1920); father of Desha Breckinridge; nephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; uncle of Levin Irving Handy and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; grandnephew of James Patton Preston; granduncle of John Bayne Breckinridge; great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of Valentine Wood Southall, Edward Carrington Cabell, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of John William Leftwich and Stephen Valentine Southall.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Albert Britten (1871-1946) — also known as Frederick A. Britten; Fred A. Britten — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 18, 1871. Republican. Builder; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1913-35; defeated, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 4, 1946 (age 74 years, 167 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Britten and Eva (Fey) Britten; married, March 4, 1907, to Alma Hand.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Frederick Broening (1870-1953) — also known as William F. Broening — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., June 2, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1902; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1919-23, 1927-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920, 1924, 1928; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1930. Lutheran. Member, Moose; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died October 12, 1953 (age 83 years, 132 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Jacob Broening and Catherine (Petri) Broening; married, September 6, 1905, to Josephine Marie Grauel.
  Thomas Overton Brooks (1897-1961) — also known as Overton Brooks — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born near Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., December 21, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1937-61; died in office 1961. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., September 16, 1961 (age 63 years, 269 days). Interment at Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
  Relatives: Son of Claude M. Brooks and Penelope (Overton) Brooks; married, June 1, 1932, to Mollie Meriwether; nephew of John Holmes Overton (1875-1948).
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
William S. Broomfield William S. Broomfield (1922-2019) — also known as Bill Broomfield — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich.; Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Mich.; Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich., April 28, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; real estate business; insurance underwriter; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 4th District, 1949-54; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1957-93 (18th District 1957-73, 19th District 1973-83, 18th District 1983-93). Methodist; later Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Shriners; Optimist Club; Lions; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Elks. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., February 20, 2019 (age 96 years, 298 days). Interment at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. S. C. Broomfield and Fern Broomfield.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  James Bruce (1892-1980) — of Eccleston, Baltimore County, Md.; Finksburg, Carroll County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; vice-president, National Dairy Products Corp.; director, Republic Steel Co.; director, Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway; director, American Airlines; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940 (alternate), 1952, 1956; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1947-49. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Died July 17, 1980 (age 87 years, 207 days). Interment somewhere in Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Cabell Bruce and Louise Este (Fisher) Bruce (1864-1945); brother of David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce; married, May 24, 1919, to Ellen McHenry Keyser; grandnephew of James Alexander Seddon; first cousin of Howard Bruce (1879-1961).
  Political family: Bruce-Mellon family of Virginia.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Joseph Raleigh Bryson (1893-1953) — also known as Joseph R. Bryson — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Brevard, Transylvania County, N.C., January 18, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Greenville County, 1921-24; member of South Carolina state senate from Greenville County, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1939-53; died in office 1953. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Junior Order; Redmen; Woodmen; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 10, 1953 (age 60 years, 51 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Bryson and Mattie (Allison) Bryson; married to Ruth Rucker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Dean Burlison (1933-2019) — also known as William D. Burlison; Bill Burlison — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo.; Odenton, Anne Arundel County, Md.; Advance, Stoddard County, Mo. Born in Wardell, Pemiscot County, Mo., March 15, 1933. Democrat. Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1969-81; defeated, 1980; candidate for Maryland state house of delegates, 1986, 1990; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives, 2008, 2010, 2014. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Jaycees; Toastmasters. Died in Wardell, Pemiscot County, Mo., March 17, 2019 (age 86 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Goodloe Edgar Byron (1929-1978) — also known as Goodloe E. Byron — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born in Williamsport, Washington County, Md., June 22, 1929. Democrat. Lawyer; Frederick County Attorney, 1959-62; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-66; member of Maryland state senate District 2, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1971-78; defeated, 1968; died in office 1978. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Optimist Club; Ruritan; Kappa Alpha Order. Died near Williamsport, Washington County, Md., October 11, 1978 (age 49 years, 111 days). Interment at Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Devereux Byron and Katharine Edgar Byron; married, December 20, 1952, to Beverly Barton Butcher (1932-); great-grandson of Louis Emory McComas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Sidney Camp (1892-1954) — also known as A. Sidney Camp — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born near Moreland, Coweta County, Ga., July 26, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Coweta County Democratic Party, 1915-20; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Coweta County, 1923; resigned 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1952; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1939-54; died in office 1954. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 24, 1954 (age 61 years, 363 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Walker Camp and Ella (Leigh) Camp; married, November 19, 1925, to Sarah Farmer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Daniel Carroll (1730-1796) — of Maryland. Born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., July 22, 1730. Member of Maryland state senate, 1781-90; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1781-83; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1781; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1789-91. Catholic. Member, Freemasons. Died in Rock Creek, Montgomery County, Md., May 7, 1796 (age 65 years, 290 days). Interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Forest Glen, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Eleanor (Darnall) Carroll (1703-1796) and Daniel Carroll (1707-1754); uncle of Richard Brent; great-grandfather of Charles Holker Carroll; first cousin of Charles Carroll of Carrollton; first cousin four times removed of John Howell Carroll; first cousin five times removed of John Duffy Alderson (1896-1975); second cousin of Charles Carroll, Barrister; second cousin once removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Alexander Contee Hanson and Alexander Contee Magruder; second cousin twice removed of John Lee; second cousin thrice removed of John Read Magruder; second cousin four times removed of John Lee Carroll; third cousin twice removed of Reuben Handy Meriwether; third cousin thrice removed of Levin Irving Handy.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Eisenhower-Nixon family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas King Carroll (1793-1873) — of Maryland. Born in Somerset County, Md., April 29, 1793. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1816-17; state court judge in Maryland, 1826-29; Governor of Maryland, 1830-31. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Dorchester County, Md., October 3, 1873 (age 80 years, 157 days). Interment at Old Trinity Church Cemetery, Near Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Henry James King Carroll and Elizabeth (Barnes) Carroll; married to Julianna Stevenson.
  Elbert Nostrand Carvel (1910-2005) — also known as Elbert N. Carvel; "Big Bert" — of Laurel, Sussex County, Del. Born in Shelter Island, Suffolk County, N.Y., February 9, 1910. Democrat. Fertilizer manufacturer; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1945-49; Delaware Democratic state chair, 1946-47, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Governor of Delaware, 1949-53, 1961-65; defeated, 1952; candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1958, 1964; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Grange; Sigma Delta Kappa; Alpha Zeta. Died in Laurel, Sussex County, Del., February 6, 2005 (age 94 years, 363 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Queen Anne's County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Arnold Wrightson Carvel and Elizabeth (Nostrand) Carvel; married, December 17, 1932, to Ann Hall Valliant.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Higbee Case (1896-1962) — also known as Francis Case — of Custer, Custer County, S.Dak. Born in Everly, Clay County, Iowa, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; newspaper editor and publisher; rancher; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1937-51; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1951-62; died in office 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956 (speaker). Methodist. Member, American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Acacia; Elks; Rotary. Died, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1962 (age 65 years, 195 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Herbert Llywellen Case and Mary Ellen (Grannis) Case; married, August 19, 1926, to Myrle Lucille Graves.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Virgil Munday Chapman (1895-1951) — also known as Virgil Chapman — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky.; Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1925-29, 1931-49 (7th District 1925-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-49); defeated, 1928; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen; Maccabees; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 8, 1951 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Virgil Chapman and Lily (Munday) Chapman; married, June 12, 1920, to Mary Adams Talbott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dennis Claude (1782-1863) — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in 1782. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1811-18, 1829-30; member of Maryland state senate, 1821-25, 1831-36; mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1828-37, 1853-54; Maryland state treasurer, 1854-60; Maryland state comptroller, 1861; appointed 1861. Member, Freemasons. Died December 9, 1863 (age about 81 years). Interment at St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Claude; married, February 13, 1816, to Anne Jacob (c.1784-1871); father of Abram Claude; grandfather of Gordon Handy Claude (1854-1940).
  Political family: Claude-Tuck family of Annapolis, Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Purrington Cole, Jr. (1889-1957) — also known as William P. Cole, Jr. — of Towson, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., May 11, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1927-29, 1931-43; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1942-52; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1952-57. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Junior Order; Phi Kappa Sigma. Died in Baltimore, Md., September 22, 1957 (age 68 years, 134 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Purrington Cole and Ida Estelle (Stocksdale) Cole; married, June 27, 1918, to Edith Moore Cole.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Melvin Conaway, Jr. (b. 1963) — also known as Frank M. Conaway, Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 4, 1963. Member of Maryland state house of delegates 40th District, 2007-. Christian. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Melvin Conaway, Sr. and Mary W. Conaway (1943?-); brother of Belinda Conaway.
  Political family: Conaway family of Baltimore, Maryland.
  See also Wikipedia article
  George Whitney Cooke (b. 1856) — of Bowman's Creek, Wyoming County, Pa.; Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in Wyoming County, Pa., October 3, 1856. Engineer; surveyor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1891. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C. Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Married to Emma Florence Clark.
  Jere Cooper (1893-1957) — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Born near Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn., July 20, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1929-57 (9th District 1929-33, 8th District 1933-43, 9th District 1943-53, 8th District 1953-57); died in office 1957. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kappa Sigma; Maccabees. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 18, 1957 (age 64 years, 151 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph W. Cooper and Viola May (Cooper) Cooper.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Gordon Cooper (1872-1955) — also known as John G. Cooper — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Staffordshire, England, April 27, 1872. Republican. Locomotive engineer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1911-15; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1915-37. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Died in Hagerstown, Washington County, Md., January 7, 1955 (age 82 years, 255 days). Interment at Lake Park Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Cooper and Mary (Toy) Cooper; married, March 7, 1896, to Elizabeth M. Harries.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John J. Cornwell John Jacob Cornwell (1867-1953) — also known as John J. Cornwell — of Romney, Hampshire County, W.Va. Born in Ritchie County, W.Va., July 11, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; owner and editor of The Hampshire Review newspaper; financed and built Hampshire Southern Railroad; president, Bank of Romney; director and general counsel, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1896, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1932, 1940; member of West Virginia state senate, 1899-1906 (12th District 1899-1902, 15th District 1903-06); Governor of West Virginia, 1917-21; defeated, 1904. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., September 8, 1953 (age 86 years, 59 days). Interment at Indian Mound Cemetery, Romney, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob H. Cornwell and Mary E. (Taylor) Cornwell; married, June 30, 1891, to Edna Brady.
  Cross-reference: James W. Weir
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1917
  Edward Eugene Cox (1880-1952) — also known as Edward E. Cox — of Camilla, Mitchell County, Ga. Born near Camilla, Mitchell County, Ga., April 3, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1936, 1952; superior court judge in Georgia, 1912-16; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1925-52; defeated, 1916; died in office 1952. Baptist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 24, 1952 (age 72 years, 265 days). Interment at Oakview Cemetery, Camilla, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Edward Cox and Mary (Williams) Cox; married 1902 to Roberta Patterson; married, August 5, 1918, to Grace Pitts Hill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William J. Crowe, Jr. (1925-2007) — of Virginia. Born in La Grange, Oldham County, Ky., January 2, 1925. Admiral, U.S. Navy; Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1985-89; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1994-97. Member, Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 12, 2007 (age 82 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Crowe, Sr.; married 1954 to Shirley Grinel.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Warren N. Cuddy (b. 1886) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Abingdon, Harford County, Md., October 11, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 3rd District of Alaska Territory, 1928-33. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Lawson Cuddy and Sarah N. (James) Cuddy; married, August 16, 1916, to Lucy Hon.
  James John Davis (1873-1947) — also known as James J. Davis; "Puddler Jim" — of Elwood, Madison County, Ind.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Tredegar, Wales, October 27, 1873. Republican. Madison County Recorder, 1903-07; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1921-30; resigned 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1930-45; defeated, 1944. Baptist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles; Foresters; Woodmen; Maccabees; Delta Sigma Phi. Died in a hospital at Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., November 22, 1947 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Uniondale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of David James Davis and Esther Ford (Nicholls) Davis; married, November 26, 1914, to Jean Rodenbaugh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  John Dickinson (1732-1808) — also known as "Penman of the Revolution" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born near Trappe, Talbot County, Md., November 13, 1732. Planter; lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774-76; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1779; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1781; President of Delaware, 1781-83; President of Pennsylvania, 1782-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1793. Quaker; later Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 14, 1808 (age 75 years, 93 days). Interment at Friends Burial Ground, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Dickinson and Mary (Cadwalader) Dickinson; brother of Philemon Dickinson (1739-1809); married, July 19, 1770, to Mary 'Polly' Norris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Caleb Dorsey (1833-1896) — of Pike County, Mo.; Stanislaus County, Calif. Born in Patapsco, Anne Arundel County, Md., September 7, 1833. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; livestock raiser; bank director; member of California state assembly 5th District, 1877-80. Member, Freemasons. Shot and killed by his mining partner, J. T. Newcomer, at Snell Mine, near Columbia, Tuolumne County, Calif., April 21, 1896 (age 62 years, 227 days). Newcomer claimed self-defense, but was convicted of murder and sentenced to prison. Interment at Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Worthington Dorsey (1793-1858) and Eleanor Elizabeth (Brown) Dorsey (1804-1892); nephew of Thomas Beale Dorsey (1780-1855); first cousin once removed of George Riggs Gaither, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Daniel Dorsey and Andrew Dorsey; third cousin once removed of Richard Ridgely, Alexander Warfield and Clement F. Dorsey; third cousin thrice removed of Leonard Franklin Poffenbarger; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Maull, Richard Yates and Alexander Warfield Dorsey.
  Political families: Dorsey-Poffenbarger family of Maryland; Maull family of Lewes, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  N. T. Downs (b. 1874) — of Mill Creek, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Flintstone, Allegany County, Md., October 26, 1874. Democrat. Railway freight and ticket agent; telegraph operator; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Randolph County, 1941-46. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum; Order of Railroad Telegraphers. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Downs and Elizabeth (Chisholm) Downs; married, June 14, 1899, to Philomena Patterson.
  Joshua Fulton Ensor (1834-1907) — also known as Joshua F. Ensor — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Butler, Baltimore County, Md., December 12, 1834. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; farmer; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1890, 1892; postmaster at Columbia, S.C., 1897-1907; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., August 9, 1907 (age 72 years, 240 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of George Ensor (1806-1865) and Rebecca (Kemp) Ensor (1806-1874); married 1862 to Henrietta Kemp (1838-1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edmund Frederick Erk (1872-1953) — also known as Edmund F. Erk — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., April 17, 1872. Republican. Clerk, Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, 1919-30; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 32nd District, 1930-33. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 14, 1953 (age 81 years, 241 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick J. Erk and Johanna (Burke) Erk; married, November 18, 1914, to Martha H. Hervey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William L. Fitzgerald (b. 1872) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn., January 14, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1924. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; Alpha Phi Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph M. Fitzgerald and Mary A. (Ford) Fitzgerald; married, November 26, 1913, to Lucille Wilson.
Joseph I. France Joseph Irwin France (1873-1939) — also known as Joseph I. France — of Port Deposit, Cecil County, Md. Born in Cameron, Clinton County, Mo., October 11, 1873. Republican. Physician; member of Maryland state senate, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1917-23; defeated, 1922, 1934; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1932. Presbyterian. Member, American Medical Association; Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Union League. Died in Port Deposit, Cecil County, Md., January 26, 1939 (age 65 years, 107 days). Interment at Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Henry France and Hannah Fletcher (James) France; married, June 24, 1903, to Evalyn S. (Nesbitt) Tome (died 1927; widow of Jacob Tome (1810-1898)); married, July 13, 1927, to Tatiana Vladimirovna Dechtereva.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Robert Elliott Freer (b. 1896) — also known as Robert E. Freer — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Westmoreland Hills, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Madisonville, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 30, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1935-48; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1939, 1944, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Sons of the Revolution; Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Guy Metcalf Freer and May (Dunlap) Freer; married, October 27, 1919, to Hazel Louise Davis (divorced); married, April 12, 1925, to Olive Roberts.
Ralph A. Gamble Ralph Abernethy Gamble (1885-1959) — also known as Ralph A. Gamble — of Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y.; St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md. Born in Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), May 6, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1931-37; U.S. Representative from New York, 1937-57 (25th District 1937-45, 28th District 1945-53, 26th District 1953-57). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; Lions. Died in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md., March 4, 1959 (age 73 years, 302 days). Interment at Hopewell Cemetery, Port Deposit, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Jackson Gamble (1851-1924) and Carrie (Osborne) Gamble; married, April 19, 1911, to Virginia Nesbitt (died 1937); married, June 19, 1958, to Ruth G. Daniels; nephew of John Rankin Gamble.
  Political family: Gamble family of South Dakota and New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Leslie Coombs Garnett (1876-1958) — also known as Leslie C. Garnett — of Mathews, Mathews County, Va.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Mathews, Mathews County, Va., December 15, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1904; Mathews County Commonwealth Attorney, 1904-12; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1934-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1936, 1940. Member, Phi Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1958 (age 81 years, 119 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Griffin Taylor Garnett (1846-1910) and Ellen Douglas (Browne) Garnett (1854-1934); married, April 25, 1905, to Clara E. Tinsley (1880-1965).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Horwell Gerberich (1898-1965) — also known as Albert H. Gerberich — of Pennsylvania; Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pa., February 23, 1898. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Puerto Cortes, 1919-22; Bremerhaven, as of 1922-24; U.S. Consul in Maracaibo, 1924-25; college professor. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1965 (age 67 years, 50 days). Interment at Atglen Methodist Cemetery, Atglen, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Henry Gerberich (1864-1966) and Martha Eleanor (Horwell) Gerberich (1864-1948); married, June 21, 1934, to Gisela Margit Heim-Zimanyi (1898-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Alan Goldsborough (1877-1951) — also known as T. Alan Goldsborough — of Denton, Caroline County, Md. Born in Greensboro, Caroline County, Md., September 16, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Caroline County State's Attorney, 1904-08; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1921-39; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1939-41. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., June 16, 1951 (age 73 years, 273 days). Interment at Denton Cemetery, Denton, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Washington E. Goldsborough and Martha P. (Laird) Goldsborough; married, June 16, 1909, to Laura Hall; great-grandson of Charles Goldsborough; third great-grandson of Robert Goldsborough (1733-1788).
  Political family: Goldsborough family of Cambridge, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry N. Gorrell (b. 1893) — of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, W.Va. Born in Darlington, Harford County, Md., November 1, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; merchant; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1941-42. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert N. Gorrell and Sallie (Whiteford) Gorrell; married, September 25, 1924, to Virginia E. Johnson.
  Dwight Palmer Griswold (1893-1954) — also known as Dwight P. Griswold — of Gordon, Sheridan County, Neb.; Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Born in Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., November 27, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; newspaper editor; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1921-23; member of Nebraska state senate, 1925-29; Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47; defeated, 1932, 1934; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1952-54; died in office 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 12, 1954 (age 60 years, 136 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight Hubbard Griswold (1860-1928) and Clarissa (Palmer) Griswold; married, September 25, 1919, to Erma Elliott; second cousin four times removed of Elijah Abel and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin five times removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Franklin Warren Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Val Peterson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Samuel Levin Hall (1797-1862) — also known as Samuel Hall — of Indiana. Born in Somerset County, Md., June 1, 1797. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1829-31, 1845-46; circuit judge in Indiana, 1832-35; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1840-43; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1854. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Princeton, Gibson County, Ind., May 11, 1862 (age 64 years, 344 days). Interment at Warnock Cemetery, Princeton, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Celeste Prince.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Lawrence Hammerman (1891-1965) — also known as S. Lawrence Hammerman — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Kings Park, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 18, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Jewish. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in January, 1965 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Hammerman and Amelia (Ornstein) Hammerman; married 1918 to Esther Borstein.
  David Garfield Harry (1880-1955) — also known as David G. Harry — of Pylesville, Harford County, Md. Born in Pylesville, Harford County, Md., June 11, 1880. Republican. Farmer; insurance executive; member of Maryland state senate, 1924-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1946. Quaker. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died in York County, Pa., December 12, 1955 (age 75 years, 184 days). Interment at Fawn Grove Friends Cemetery, Fawn Grove, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of David Harry (1829-1903) and Mariah J. (Warner) Harry; married, December 5, 1908, to Sara McIntire Lanius (1880-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Oren Hastings (1874-1966) — also known as Daniel O. Hastings — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Centerville, New Castle County, Del. Born near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., March 5, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Delaware, 1909; appointed 1909; resigned 1909; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1909-11; appointed 1909; resigned 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1920 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936, 1944 (alternate), 1952; member, Credentials Committee, 1928, 1952; speaker, 1928; member, Resolutions Committee, 1936; member, Arrangements Committee, 1940; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1928-37; appointed 1928; defeated, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1937-40. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 9, 1966 (age 92 years, 65 days). Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Owls Nest, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Hastings and Amelia Ellen (Parsons) Hastings; married, April 19, 1898, to Carrie L. Saxton (1872-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Augustus Freeman Hawkins (1907-2007) — also known as Augustus F. Hawkins; Gus Hawkins — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., August 31, 1907. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1935-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1960, 1964, 1988; Presidential Elector for California, 1944; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-91 (21st District 1963-75, 29th District 1975-91). Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 10, 2007 (age 100 years, 71 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Lawrence Brooks Hays (1898-1981) — also known as Brooks Hays — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; North Carolina; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in London, Pope County, Ark., August 9, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1932-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1943-59; defeated, 1958; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1972. Baptist. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., October 11, 1981 (age 83 years, 63 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Russellville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Adelbert Steele Hays and Sallie (Butler) Hays; married, February 2, 1922, to Marian Prather.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Doda Hearn (1886-1942) — also known as Joseph Edward Hearn — of Delmar, Wicomico County, Md. Born in 1886. Clothing merchant; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1929; service station operator. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, was incapacitated, and died the following month, September 27, 1942 (age about 56 years). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Delmar, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Edward Hearn and Josephine Hearn; married to Iva Pearl West (1895-1983).
  Samuel Billingsley Hill (1875-1958) — also known as Samuel B. Hill; Sam B. Hill — of Waterville, Douglas County, Wash. Born in Franklin, Izard County, Ark., April 2, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-11; superior court judge in Washington, 1917-23; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1923-36; defeated, 1922; judge, U.S. Board of Tax Appeals (Tax Court), 1936-53. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 16, 1958 (age 82 years, 348 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Eager Howard (1752-1827) — also known as "Hero of Cowpens" — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore County, Md., June 4, 1752. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1787-88; Governor of Maryland, 1788-91; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-94; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1792; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1796-1803; received 22 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1816. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 12, 1827 (age 75 years, 130 days). Entombed at Old St. Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.; statue erected 1904 at Washington Place, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Howard (1706-1777) and Ruth (Eager) Howard (1721-1796); married, May 18, 1787, to Margaret Oswald 'Peggy' Chew (1760-1827; daughter of Benjamin Chew); father of George Howard and Benjamin Chew Howard; second cousin twice removed of Montgomery Blair, William Julian Albert and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Talbot Jones Albert, James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee, Gist Blair and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); second cousin four times removed of Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin five times removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr..
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Howard County, Md. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
John Hubner John Hubner (1840-1920) — of Baltimore, Md.; Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Lonnerstadt, Bavaria, Germany, December 26, 1840. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; brick manufacturer; real estate developer; bank director; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1887-92; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1891-92; member of Maryland state senate, 1893-96, 1901-04. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Baltimore, Md., September 8, 1920 (age 79 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Hubner and Mary Hubner; married 1863 to Mary Ann Harken; grandfather of John Hubner II (1904-?).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Men of Mark in Maryland (1912)
  Jerome Klahr Huddle (1891-1959) — also known as J. Klahr Huddle — of Fort Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Bettsville, Seneca County, Ohio, March 25, 1891. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Cologne, 1926-30; U.S. Consul General in Warsaw, 1930-35; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1947-50. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1959 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Ervin Klahr Huddle and Emily Lora (Newcomer) Huddle; married, April 5, 1921, to Carolina Heiby.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Howard Ichord II (1926-1992) — also known as Richard H. Ichord; Dick Ichord — of Houston, Texas County, Mo.; Tantallon, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Licking, Texas County, Mo., June 27, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; college instructor; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Texas County, 1953-60; Speaker of the Missouri State House of Representatives, 1959-60; U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1961-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1968. Baptist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Lions; Odd Fellows; Phi Eta Sigma; Delta Sigma Pi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Suffered a heart attack, and died one week later, in a hospital at Houston, Texas County, Mo., December 25, 1992 (age 66 years, 181 days). Interment at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Houston, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Purnell Jackson (1868-1939) — also known as William P. Jackson — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Born in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., January 11, 1868. Republican. Lumber manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908; member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1908-32; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1912-14; Maryland state treasurer, 1918-20. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., March 7, 1939 (age 71 years, 55 days). Interment at Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Humphreys Jackson (1839-1915) and Arabella (Humphreys) Jackson; married 1890 to Sallie McCoombs (died 1899); married 1900 to Katherine Shelmerdine; father of William Newton Jackson.
  Political family: Jackson family of Salisbury, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Darius Jamieson (1873-1949) — of Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa. Born near Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, November 9, 1873. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Iowa state senate, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1909-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., November 18, 1949 (age 76 years, 9 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Jamieson and Mary J. (Gillis) Jamieson; married, November 22, 1902, to Matie J. Vass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Abram Lingan Jarrett (1808-1894) — also known as A. Lingan Jarrett — Born in Harford County, Md., 1808. Lawyer; Harford County Circuit Court Clerk, 1851-58, 1867-91; Maryland state comptroller, 1861-62. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bel Air, Harford County, Md., February 18, 1894 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Jarrett and Elizabeth Dallam (Stump) Jarrett; married to Mary Ann E. Jones.
  Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (1723-1790) — of Maryland. Born in Charles County, Md., 1723. Member of Maryland state senate, 1777-81; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1778-82; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1782, 1785; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 16, 1790 (age about 67 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Charles County, Md.
  Relatives: Uncle of Daniel Jenifer (1791-1855).
  Political family: Jenifer family of Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Hiram W. Johnson Hiram Warren Johnson (1866-1945) — also known as Hiram W. Johnson — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., September 2, 1866. Lawyer; Governor of California, 1911-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912, 1920 (alternate); Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; U.S. Senator from California, 1917-45; died in office 1945; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 6, 1945 (age 78 years, 338 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Annie (DeMontfredy) Johnson and Grove Lawrence Johnson (1841-1926); married 1886 to Minnie L. McNeal.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Time Magazine, September 29, 1924
  Robert Franklin Jones (1907-1968) — also known as Robert F. Jones — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio; Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Cairo, Allen County, Ohio, June 25, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; Allen County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1939-47; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1947-52. Methodist; later Baptist. Member, Delta Sigma Phi; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died June 22, 1968 (age 60 years, 363 days). Interment at Lima Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jenkin Charles Jones and Josephine (Devine) Jones; married, June 21, 1930, to Ida Marie Spreen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Henry Judd (1898-1994) — also known as Walter H. Judd — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Rising City, Butler County, Neb., September 25, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1943-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate; speaker), 1956 (speaker), 1960, 1964. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981. Died in Mitchellville, Prince George's County, Md., February 13, 1994 (age 95 years, 141 days). Interment at Blue Valley Cemetery, Surprise, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Horace H. Judd and Mary Elizabeth (Greenslit) Judd; married 1932 to Miriam Louise Barber.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell Watson Keeney (1897-1958) — also known as Russell W. Keeney — of Wheaton, DuPage County, Ill. Born in Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill., December 29, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law associate of U.S. Rep. Chauncey W. Reed; county judge in Illinois, 1940-50; circuit judge in Illinois, 1953-56; U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1957-58; died in office 1958. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; American Bar Association. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 11, 1958 (age 60 years, 13 days). Interment at Naperville Protestant Cemetery, Naperville, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carey Estes Kefauver (1903-1963) — also known as Estes Kefauver — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born near Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., July 26, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1939-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944 (alternate; speaker), 1952; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1949-63; died in office 1963; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association; Rotary; Americans for Democratic Action; American Political Science Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 10, 1963 (age 60 years, 15 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Monroe County, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Cooke Kefauver (1870-1958) and Phredonia Bradford (Estes) Kefauver (1873-1948); married, August 8, 1935, to Nancy Patterson Pigott (1911-1967); first cousin once removed of Joseph Wingate Folk (1869-1923); second cousin thrice removed of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Kefauver Federal Building, in Nashville, Tennessee, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Estes Kefauver: Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Joseph Bruce Gorman, Kefauver: A Political Biography
  Jack French Kemp (1935-2009) — also known as Jack Kemp — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 13, 1935. Republican. Professional football player, National and American Football Leagues, 1957-70; cofounder and president, American Football League Players Association; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-89 (39th District 1971-73, 38th District 1973-83, 31st District 1983-89); candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1988; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-93; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1996. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2009 (age 73 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 19, 1958, to Joanne Main; father of Jennifer Kemp (daughter-in-law of Thomas Coleman Andrews, Jr. (1925-1989)).
  Political family: Andrews-Kemp family of Richmond, Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Michael Carroll
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Edward Gardiner Latch (1901-1993) — also known as Edward G. Latch — of Washington, D.C.; Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 14, 1901. Minister; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1960 ; chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1966-78. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. In 1971, he officiated at the marriage of President Richard Nixon's daughter Patricia, to Edward Cox, in the White House. Died in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md., April 9, 1993 (age 92 years, 85 days). Interment at Flint Hill Cemetery, Oakton, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Loren H. Laughlin (1896-1966) — of Beatrice, Gage County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Mt. Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, August 13, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Nebraska state senate 16th District, 1925-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1928, 1936; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; senior claims commissioner, Manila, Philippines, 1947-48; hearing examiner, Federal Trade Commission, 1953-66. Scotch-Irish and German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Modern Woodmen of America; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., June 21, 1966 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Glenard Paul Lipscomb (1915-1970) — also known as Glenard P. Lipscomb — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 19, 1915. Republican. Accountant; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1947-53; U.S. Representative from California 24th District, 1953-70; died in office 1970; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Elks. Died, of intestinal cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 1, 1970 (age 54 years, 166 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.
  The nuclear-powered U.S. Navy submarine USS Glenard P. Lipscomb (launched 1973, scrapped 1997) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  George Shannon Long (1883-1958) — also known as George S. Long — of Oklahoma; Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La.; Pineville, Rapides Parish, La. Born in a log cabin, Tunica, Winn Parish, La., September 11, 1883. Democrat. Dentist; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1953-58; died in office 1958. Member, Freemasons. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 22, 1958 (age 74 years, 192 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Pierce Long (1852-1937) and Caledonia Palestine (Tison) Long (1860-1913); brother of Huey Pierce Long (who married Rose McConnell) and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (who married Blanche B. Revere); uncle of Russell Billiu Long; second cousin once removed of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harold Orrin Lovre (1904-1972) — also known as Harold O. Lovre — of Hayti, Hamlin County, S.Dak.; Watertown, Codington County, S.Dak. Born in Toronto, Deuel County, S.Dak., January 30, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 14th District, 1941-44; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1949-57; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., January 17, 1972 (age 67 years, 352 days). Interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Viola Florell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Ernest Lyon Ernest Lyon (1860-1938) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; New York, New York County, N.Y.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Belize City, Belize, October 22, 1860. Republican. Minister; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1903-10; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, as of 1903-10. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons. Died in 1938 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Emmanuel Lyon and Ann F. (Bending) Lyon; married to Marie Wright.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Darrell A. Malone (1908-1974) — of Philippi, Barbour County, W.Va.; Oakland, Garrett County, Md. Born in Mt. Clare, Harrison County, W.Va., July 9, 1908. Republican. School teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Barbour County, 1947-48; defeated, 1948, 1950. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in April, 1974 (age 65 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Joseph Jefferson Mansfield (1861-1947) — also known as Joseph J. Mansfield — of Eagle Lake, Colorado County, Tex.; Columbus, Colorado County, Tex. Born in Wayne, Wayne County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 9, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; Colorado County Attorney, 1892-96; Colorado County Judge, 1896-1916; U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 1917-47; died in office 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 12, 1947 (age 86 years, 153 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Eagle Lake, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Jefferson Mansfield (Confederate officer, killed in battle 1861); married 1888 to Annie Scott Bruce.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David John Markey (b. 1882) — also known as D. John Markey — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md.; Walkersville, Frederick County, Md. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., October 7, 1882. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1946. Christian Reformed. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) — also known as Thoroughgood Marshall — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 2, 1908. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1961-65; resigned 1965; U.S. Solicitor General, 1965-67; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1967-91; took senior status 1991. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; National Bar Association; Alpha Phi Alpha; American Civil Liberties Union. Received Spingarn Medal in 1946 First African-American Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Died, from a heart attack, in the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 24, 1993 (age 84 years, 206 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; memorial monument at Lawyers' Mall, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1929, to Vivien Burey (died 1955); married, December 17, 1955, to Cecilia Suyat; father of Thurgood Marshall, Jr. (1956-).
  Political family: Marshall family of New York City, New York.
  Cross-reference: William Curtis Bryson
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Thurgood Marshall: Juan Williams, Thurgood Marshall : American Revolutionary — Randall W. Bland, Justice Thurgood Marshall, Crusader for Liberalism : His Judicial Biography — Mark V. Tushnet, Making Constitutional Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991 — Mark V. Tushnet, Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961 — Gilbert King, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
  James McHenry (1753-1816) — of Maryland. Born in Ireland, November 16, 1753. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state senate, 1781-85, 1791-95; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1783-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1788-89; U.S. Secretary of War, 1796-1800. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died near Baltimore (unknown county), Md., May 3, 1816 (age 62 years, 169 days). Interment at Westminster Burying Ground, Baltimore, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Francis Mercer (1759-1821) — of Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Stafford County, Va., May 17, 1759. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1783-84; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1788-92, 1800-06; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1792-94 (at-large 1792-93, 2nd District 1793-94); Governor of Maryland, 1801-03. Anglican; later Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 30, 1821 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Anne Arundel County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Mercer and Anne (Roy) Mercer; brother of James Mercer (1736-1793); married to Sophia Sprigg.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Kweisi Mfume (b. 1948) — also known as Frizzell Gerard Tate; Frizzell Gerard Gray — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 24, 1948. Democrat. University professor; program director for a radio station; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1987-96; resigned 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988; chief executive officer of the NAACP. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Freemasons. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Cornelius Franklin Millender — also known as C. Frank Millender — of Wayne, Wayne County, W.Va. Born in Trenton, Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1899-1902; automobile dealer; member of West Virginia state senate, 1933-40 (6th District 1933-38, 5th District 1939-40). Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Millender and Elizabeth Millender; married, November 12, 1888, to Irene Fowbie.
  Arthur Lewis Miller (1892-1967) — also known as Arthur L. Miller; A. L. Miller — of Kimball, Kimball County, Neb. Born near Plainview, Pierce County, Neb., May 24, 1892. Republican. Member of Nebraska unicameral legislature, 1937-41; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1940; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 4th District, 1943-59. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., March 16, 1967 (age 74 years, 296 days). Interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Reno Jesse Miller and Ada Mae (Berry) Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clarence M. Mitchell III (b. 1939) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., December 14, 1939. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-66; member of Maryland state senate District 10, 1967-86; Indicted in 1987, along with his brother, by a federal grand jury in connection with the a bribery investigation of Wedtech Corporation; convicted of accepting $50,000 to stop the Congressional investigation of Wedtech; sentenced to two and a half years in prison; convicted in 1988 of obstructing an investigation of Baltimore drug dealer Melvin D. 'Little Melvin' Williams, and sentenced to two years in prison; charged in 1988 with failure to file income tax returns; tried and acquitted. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Kappa Alpha Psi; Freemasons; Jaycees. Still living as of 1988.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. (1911-1984) and Juanita Elizabeth (Jackson) Mitchell (1913-1992); brother of Michael Bowen Mitchell (1945-); father of Clarence M. Mitchell IV; nephew of Parren James Mitchell; uncle of Keiffer Jackson Mitchell, Jr..
  Political family: Mitchell family of Baltimore, Maryland.
Matthew M. Neely Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) — also known as Matthew M. Neely — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Grove, Doddridge County, W.Va., November 9, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1908-10; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1913-21, 1945-47; defeated, 1920, 1946; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1923-29, 1931-41, 1949-58; defeated, 1928; resigned 1941; defeated, 1942; died in office 1958; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1952, 1956; Governor of West Virginia, 1941-45. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Delta Chi; Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Americans for Democratic Action; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, from cancer, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 1958 (age 83 years, 70 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Newlon Neely (1828-1906) and Mary (Morris) Neely (1848-1938); married, October 21, 1903, to Alberta Claire Ramage (1881-1976); grandfather of Richard Neely (1941-).
  Cross-reference: George Arnold — Charles Lively
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1919)
Harry S. New Harry Stewart New (1858-1937) — also known as Harry S. New — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 31, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1896, 1912, 1920, 1924; member of Indiana state senate, 1897-99; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1900-12; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1907-08; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1917-23; U.S. Postmaster General, 1923-29. Disciples of Christ. English and Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 9, 1937 (age 78 years, 129 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Chalfant New (1831-1906) and Melissa (Beeler) New.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
  Harry Whinna Nice (1877-1941) — also known as Harry W. Nice — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., December 5, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1936; Governor of Maryland, 1935-39; defeated, 1919, 1938; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1940. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grotto; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Moose; Junior Order; Elks; Patriotic Order Sons of America; Knights of Khorassan. Died in Richmond, Va., February 25, 1941 (age 63 years, 82 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Nice and Drucilla (Arnold) Nice; married 1906 to Edna Viola Amos; uncle of Deeley K. Nice; granduncle of Harry Whinna Nice III (1935-).
  Political family: Nice family of Baltimore, Maryland.
  The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (opened 1940, named 1967), which carries U.S. Route 301 across the Potomac River from Newburg, Maryland to Dahlgren, Virginia, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971) — also known as Gerald P. Nye — of Cooperstown, Griggs County, N.Dak. Born in Hortonville, Outagamie County, Wis., December 19, 1892. Newspaper editor; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Dakota 2nd District, 1924; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1925-45; appointed 1925; defeated, 1944, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., July 17, 1971 (age 78 years, 210 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Irwin R. Nye and Phoebe Ella (Prentice) Nye; married, August 16, 1916, to Anna Margaret Munch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  John Holmes Overton (1875-1948) — also known as John H. Overton — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., September 17, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; chief counsel defending Huey Long during his 1929 impeachment trial; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1931-33; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48; died in office 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Kappa Phi; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 14, 1948 (age 72 years, 240 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Episcopal Cemetery, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Overton (1835-1913; judge) and Laura Elizabeth (Waddell) Overton (1845-1937); married, December 12, 1905, to Ada Ruth Dismukes (1885-1955); uncle of Thomas Overton Brooks (1897-1961); fourth cousin of William Nelson Brown.
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Kevin Sung-Min Park (b. 1983) — also known as Kevin Park — of Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in a hospital, Columbia, Howard County, Md., May 5, 1983. Intern or volunteer staff for U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, U.S. Rep. Mike Ferguson; presidential candidate. Christian. Korean ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Odd Fellows; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Grandson of Sung-Koo Chi (South Korean Ambassador to Senegal and Finland).
  John William Wright Patman (1893-1976) — also known as Wright Patman — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Born near Hughes Springs, Cass County, Tex., August 6, 1893. Democrat. Cotton farmer; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1929-76; died in office 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1964. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 7, 1976 (age 82 years, 214 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkana, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Patman and Emma (Spurlin) Patman; married, February 14, 1919, to Merle Connor; father of William Neff Patman (1927-2008).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Wright Patman: Nancy Beck Young, Wright Patman : Populism, Liberalism, & the American Dream
Stanton J. Peelle Stanton Judkins Peelle (1843-1928) — also known as Stanton J. Peelle — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Wayne County, Ind., February 11, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1877-79; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1881-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888 (alternate), 1892; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1892-1913; law professor. Presbyterian. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., September 4, 1928 (age 85 years, 206 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Cox Peelle and Ruth (Smith) Peelle; married, July 16, 1867, to Lou R. Perkins (died 1873); married, October 16, 1878, to Mary Arabella Canfield; nephew of William A. Peelle (1819-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Richard Thomas Pilling (1864-1951) — also known as Richard T. Pilling — of Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del. Born in Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del., 1864. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 8th District, 1901-02; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., April 1, 1951 (age about 86 years). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Pilling and Mary E. R. (Vandergrift) Pilling; married, November 26, 1888, to Emily A. Miller (1867-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William Pinkney William Pinkney (1764-1822) — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., March 17, 1764. Delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1790-92, 1795 (Harford County 1790-92, Anne Arundel County 1795); U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1791, 1815-16 (at-large 1791, 5th District 1815-16); member of Maryland state executive council, 1792-95; mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1795-1800; Maryland state attorney general, 1805-06; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1808-11; Russia, 1816-18; member of Maryland state senate from Western Shore, 1811; U.S. Attorney General, 1811-14; major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1819-22; died in office 1822. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., February 25, 1822 (age 57 years, 345 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Pinkney and Ann (Rind) Pinkney; married to Anna Maria Rodgers; grandfather of William Pinkney Whyte (1824-1908).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
  John Armfield Proctor (1880-1957) — also known as John A. Proctor — of Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, W.Va. Born in Bel Air, Harford County, Md., October 27, 1880. Democrat. Banker; farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1923-24; member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1939-42; chair of Morgan County Democratic Party, 1940-42. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, W.Va., October 28, 1957 (age 77 years, 1 days). Interment at Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Wesley Proctor and Sophia Elizabeth (Spencer) Proctor; married 1908 to Mary Edna Brady (1881-1912); married 1914 to Cecil Alline Speer (1879-1952).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Lovic Pierce Radcliffe (1877-1974) — also known as George L. Radcliffe — of Baltimore, Md. Born near Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md., August 22, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of state of Maryland, 1919-20; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1935-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in Baltimore, Md., July 29, 1974 (age 96 years, 341 days). Interment at Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Anthony LeCompte Radcliffe (1818-1901) and Sophie Delila (Travers) Radcliffe (1837-1927); brother of Thomas Broome Travers Radcliffe (1874-1954); married, June 6, 1906, to Mary McKim Marriott (1881-1963).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Wirt Randall (1845-1912) — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., March 6, 1845. Lawyer; banker; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1884-85; member of Maryland state senate, 1888-90, 1896-98. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Roland Park, Baltimore, Md., August 16, 1912 (age 67 years, 163 days). Interment at St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Randall and Catherine Gratten (Wirt) Randall (1807-1853); married, June 12, 1879, to Hannah Parker Parrott (1856-1926); father of Hannah Parker Randall (1880-1970) (who married William Bladen Lowndes); grandson of William Wirt; first cousin once removed of Edward Carrington Cabell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brazilla Carroll Reece (1889-1961) — also known as B. Carroll Reece — of Butler, Johnson County, Tenn.; Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in a log cabin near Butler, Johnson County, Tenn., December 22, 1889. Republican. School teacher; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1921-31, 1933-47, 1951-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1932, 1936, 1944, 1948 (speaker), 1956, 1960; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1939-40; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1946-48; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1948; Tennessee Republican state chair, 1958. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Economic Association; American Statistical Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Sigma Pi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 19, 1961 (age 71 years, 87 days). Interment at Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Isaac Reece and Sarah E. (Maples) Reece; married, October 30, 1923, to Louise Goff (1898-1970) (daughter of Guy Despard Goff).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Thomas P. Revelle (b. 1868) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Fairmount, Somerset County, Md., May 16, 1868. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1921-28; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1924. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Henry Revelle and Mary Elizabeth (Ford) Revelle; married, June 8, 1899, to Eliza Jefferson.
  John Plaster Richmond (1811-1895) — also known as John P. Richmond — of Schuyler County, Ill. Born in Middletown, Frederick County, Md., August 11, 1811. Democrat. Physician; minister; in 1840, he officiated at the first Protestant wedding in what is now the state of Washington; in 1841, he delivered the first Fourth of July oration on the Pacific coast; member of Illinois state senate, 1849-52, 1859-60; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1855-56; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1856; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Schuyler County, 1862; postmaster. Methodist. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in South Dakota, August 28, 1895 (age 84 years, 17 days). Interment at Tyndall Cemetery, Tyndall, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Richmond and Susanna (Stottlemeyer) Richmond; married 1835 to America Walker; married 1859 to Kitty Gristy.
  Kenneth Allison Roberts (1912-1989) — also known as Kenneth A. Roberts — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Born in Piedmont, Calhoun County, Ala., November 1, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate; elected 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1951-65 (4th District 1951-63, at-large 1963-65); defeated, 1964; shot and wounded in an attack on the U.S. House by Puerto Rican nationalists, 1954. Baptist. Member, Lions; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Potomac, Montgomery County, Md., May 9, 1989 (age 76 years, 189 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, September 22, 1953, to Margaret Hamilton McMillan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Adolph Joachim Sabath (1866-1952) — also known as Adolph J. Sabath; A. J. Sabath — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Zabori, Bohemia (now Czechia), April 4, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in Illinois, 1895-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1907-52 (5th District 1907-49, 7th District 1949-52); died in office 1952. Jewish. Bohemian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Royal League. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 6, 1952 (age 86 years, 216 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Joachim Sabath and Barbara (Eissenschimmel) Sabath; married, December 31, 1917, to Mae Ruth Fuerst (1892-1956).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George William Sarbacher, Jr. (1919-1973) — also known as George W. Sarbacher, Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 30, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Marine Corps League. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 4, 1973 (age 53 years, 155 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Sarbacher and Martha (Hunter) Sarbacher; married, August 15, 1942, to Florence Wintz Forsyth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lansdale Ghiselin Sasscer (1893-1964) — also known as Lansdale G. Sasscer — of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., September 30, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper publisher; member of Maryland state senate, 1922-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936, 1952; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1939-53. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Elks; Lions; Kiwanis. Died in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., November 5, 1964 (age 71 years, 36 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Upper Marlboro, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Sasscer and Lucy (Clagett) Sasscer; married, February 15, 1919, to Agnes Coffren.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Donald Schaefer (1921-2011) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 2, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1971-87; Governor of Maryland, 1987-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988 (delegation chair); Maryland state comptroller, 1999-2007. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Catonsville, Baltimore County, Md., April 18, 2011 (age 89 years, 167 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium, Md.
  Epitaph: "He cared."
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William Donald Schaefer: C. Fraser Smith, William Donald Schaefer : A Political Biography
  Andrew Frank Schoeppel (1894-1962) — also known as Andrew F. Schoeppel — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Claflin, Barton County, Kan., November 23, 1894. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; Governor of Kansas, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1949-62; died in office 1962; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died of abdominal cancer, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 21, 1962 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of George J. Schoeppel and Anna (Phillip) Schoeppel; married, June 2, 1924, to Marie Thomsen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Smallwood (1732-1792) — of Charles County, Md. Born in Charles County, Md., 1732. Tobacco grower; merchant; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Governor of Maryland, 1785-88; member of Maryland state senate, 1791-92. Anglican. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Charles County, Md., February 14, 1792 (age about 59 years). Interment at Smallwood State Park, Rison, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Priscilla (Heaberd) Smallwood (1710-1798) and Bayne Smallwood (1711-1768); uncle of Alfred William Grayson; great-granduncle of Sophonisba Grayson Preston (1833-1876; who married Carter Henry Harrison); second great-granduncle of Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953); second cousin once removed of Samuel Nicholls Smallwood; second cousin four times removed of James Lester Smallwood.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Ewing-Matthews-Watterson-Harrison family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Sterling (1851-1930) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Redfield, Spink County, S.Dak.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born near Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, February 20, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to South Dakota state constitutional convention, 1889; member of South Dakota state senate 30th District, 1889-90; dean, college of law, University of South Dakota, 1901-11; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1913-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; American Bar Association; American Political Science Association. Died in 1930 (age about 79 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Sterling and Anna (Kessler) Sterling; brother of John Allen Sterling (1857-1918); married to Anna Dunn (died 1881) and Emma R. Rowe-Thayer (died 1923).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Halstead Sutphin (1887-1972) — also known as William H. Sutphin — of Matawan, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Browntown, Middlesex County, N.J., August 30, 1887. Democrat. Mayor of Matawan, N.J., 1915-16, 1921-26; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1931-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., October 14, 1972 (age 85 years, 45 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Millard Tawes (1894-1979) — also known as J. Millard Tawes — of Crisfield, Somerset County, Md. Born in Crisfield, Somerset County, Md., April 8, 1894. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Tawes Shipbuilding Co. and Tawes Baking Co.; director, Bank of Crisfield; Somerset County Clerk of Court, 1930-38; Maryland state comptroller, 1939-47, 1950-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Maryland, 1959-67; member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1963. Methodist. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Rotary; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died in Crisfield, Somerset County, Md., June 25, 1979 (age 85 years, 78 days). Interment at Sunny Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Crisfield, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Tawes and Alice (Byrd) Tawes; married, December 25, 1915, to Helen Avalynne Gibson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur E. Teele (1946-2005) — also known as Art Teele — of Florida. Born in Prince George's County, Md., May 14, 1946. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; director, U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, 1981-83; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1992; as Miami city commissioner in 1997-2004, he chaired the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA); an investigation of corruption in the agency, started in 2003, led to charges that he had accepted $135,000 in kickbacks from two construction companies; as a result, he was removed from office in 2004 by Gov. Jeb Bush; in August, 2004, when he and his wife were under surveillance, he drove his car at a police detective in an attempt to run him over, and also threatened to kill police officers who had been following his wife during the investigation; convicted in March 2005 on charges related to this incident; indicted on July 14, 2005, on federal conspiracy and money laundering charges, over a scheme to fraudulently obtain contracts for electrical work at the Miami International Airport through a "minority-owned" shell company; published police reports revealed that he had put his mistress on the CRA payroll, that he regularly bought and used cocaine, and that he frequently made use of a male prostitute. Church of God in Christ. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; NAACP; Freemasons. Came to the offices of the Miami Herald newspaper, and shot himself in the head with a semiautomatic pistol; he died two hours later in the trauma unit of Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., July 27, 2005 (age 59 years, 74 days). Interment at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Married to Stephanie Kerr.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Craig Lyle Thomas (1933-2007) — also known as Craig Thomas — of Wyoming. Born in Cody, Park County, Wyo., February 17, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1985-88; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1989-95; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1995-2007; died in office 2007. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Rotary; Delta Chi. Died, of leukemia, in the Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 4, 2007 (age 74 years, 107 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles William Tobey (1880-1953) — also known as Charles W. Tobey — of Temple, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 22, 1880. Republican. President, F. M. Hoyt Shoe Company; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1915-16, 1919-20, 1923-24; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1925-26; Governor of New Hampshire, 1929-31; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1933-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1939-53; died in office 1953. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 24, 1953 (age 73 years, 2 days). Interment at Miller Cemetery, Temple, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Tobey and Ellen Hall (Parker) Tobey; married, June 4, 1902, to Francelia M. Lovett (died 1947).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  John Gillis Townsend, Jr. (1871-1964) — also known as John G. Townsend, Jr. — of Selbyville, Sussex County, Del. Born in Bishopville, Worcester County, Md., May 31, 1871. Republican. Farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1903-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (alternate), 1908, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960; Governor of Delaware, 1917-21; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1929-41; defeated, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Eagles; Junior Order. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 10, 1964 (age 92 years, 315 days). Interment at Selbyville Redmens Cemetery, Selbyville, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Gillis Townsend (1836-1918) and Mariedth (Dukes) Townsend (1847-1885); married 1890 to Jeannette L. Collins (1873-1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Millard Evelyn Tydings (1890-1961) — also known as Millard E. Tydings — of Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md. Born in Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md., April 6, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1916-17, 1920; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1920; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maryland state senate, 1922-24; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1923-27; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1927-51; defeated, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died near Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md., February 9, 1961 (age 70 years, 309 days). Interment at Angel Hill Cemetery, Harford County, Md.
  Relatives: Adoptive father of Joseph Davies Tydings (1928-2018).
  The Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge (opened 1963), which carries Interstate 95 over the Susquehanna River, between Cecil County and Harford County, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  James Boyd Utt (1899-1970) — also known as James B. Utt — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Born in Tustin, Orange County, Calif., March 11, 1899. Republican. Appraiser; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1933-36; U.S. Representative from California, 1953-70 (28th District 1953-63, 35th District 1963-70); died in office 1970; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Izaak Walton League; Lions; Native Sons of the Golden West; Freemasons; Shriners. Suffered a heart attack during religious services at a church in Washington, D.C., and died soon after at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 1, 1970 (age 70 years, 355 days). Interment at Santa Ana Cemetery, Santa Ana, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Utt and Mary M. (Sheldon) Utt; married, May 7, 1921, to Charlene Elizabeth Drips.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Forest Walker (b. 1884) — of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md., April 28, 1884. Democrat. Merchant; member of Maryland Democratic State Central Committee, 1921-26; Montgomery County Treasurer, 1927. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James K. Walker and Emma (Waters) Walker; married, November 3, 1917, to Marie McCabe.
  Avra Milvin Warren (1893-1957) — also known as Avra M. Warren — of Ellicott City, Howard County, Md.; Virginia Beach, Va.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Ilchester, Howard County, Md., August 26, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Cape Hatien, 1920-22; Karachi, 1922-23; Nairobi, 1924-25; SAINT John's, 1926-30; Buenos Aires, as of 1931-32; U.S. Consul General in Buenos Aires, 1932-35; U.S. Minister to Dominican Republic, 1942-43; New Zealand, 1945-47; Finland, 1947-50; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1943-44; Panama, 1944-45; Pakistan, 1950-52; Turkey, 1953-56. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in 1957 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Warren and Mary Jane (Myers) Warren; married, April 7, 1924, to Mary Nicols Newnam.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  George W. Waters, Jr. (1869-1933) — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., June 30, 1869. Democrat. Banker; mayor of Laurel, Md., 1912-18; Prince George's County Treasurer, 1924-26. Episcopalian. Member, American Bankers Association; Freemasons. Died March 26, 1933 (age 63 years, 269 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Laurel, Md.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Waters (1847-1912) and Mary J. (Cross) Waters (1848-1912); married, April 17, 1900, to Mary Alice Jobe (1871-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Oscar Weant (1869-1930) — also known as E. O. Weant — of Westminster, Carroll County, Md. Born in Carroll County, Md., November 28, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; Carroll County State's Attorney, 1900-04, 1909-13; attorney or director for several banks; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Christian Reformed. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died June 28, 1930 (age 60 years, 212 days). Interment at Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Washington Weant and Hannah E. (Miller) Weant; married, April 6, 1905, to Virginia Shaw (1882-1950); father of Edward Oscar Weant, Jr. (1918-1999).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence Maurice Weidemeyer (1906-1983) — also known as C. Maurice Weidemeyer — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Hebbville, Baltimore County, Md., October 22, 1906. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1944, 1948; chair of Anne Arundel County Republican Party, 1950; candidate for Maryland state senate, 1950 (Republican), 1966 (Democratic); Republican candidate for Maryland state attorney general, 1958; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-66, 1971-74; defeated (Democratic), 1974; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1972. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Royal Arch Masons; Shriners; Moose; Elks. Died of metastastic liposarcoma, in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., February 7, 1983 (age 76 years, 108 days). Interment at Lorraine Cemetery, Woodlawn, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Monterey F. W. Weidemeyer and Annie E. (Reiblich) Weidemeyer.
  George Austin Welsh (1878-1970) — also known as George A. Welsh — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born near Bay View, Cecil County, Md., August 9, 1878. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1923-32; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1932-57; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1934. Member, Freemasons. Died in Media, Delaware County, Pa., October 22, 1970 (age 92 years, 74 days). Cremated; ashes interred at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Buckley Wilcox (1864-1931) — also known as Henry B. Wilcox; Harry B. Wilcox — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., May 23, 1864. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916, 1920 (alternate), 1924; Honorary Consul for Bolivia in Baltimore, Md., 1923-31. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the American Revolution. Hit by a car and killed, while crossing Charles Street, at University Parkway, Baltimore, Md., April 22, 1931 (age 66 years, 334 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Littleton Wilcox and Susannah Helen (Perry) Wilcox; married, November 5, 1889, to Katherine Elizabeth 'Kate' Wirt (1867-1935).
  Charles Herbert Wilson (1917-1984) — also known as Charles H. Wilson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 15, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1955-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 31st District, 1963-81. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Reprimanded by the House of Representatives in 1978 for accepting a $1,000 wedding gift from a key figure in the Koreagate scandal; censured by the House of Representatives in 1980 for financial misconduct; no criminal charges were filed. Died, of a heart attack, at Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton, Prince George's County, Md., July 21, 1984 (age 67 years, 157 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Robert Wilson (1793-1856) — also known as "Honest Bob" — of Texas. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., December 7, 1793. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of San Jacinto, 1832; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Harrisburg and Liberty, 1836-38, 1839; candidate for President of the Texas Republic, 1838, 1843; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845. Member, Freemasons. Expelled from Texas Republic Senate, December 26, 1838, for using profanity and disclosing secrecy; subsequently returned to office. Died May 25, 1856 (age 62 years, 170 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Jesse Paine Wolcott (1893-1969) — also known as Jesse P. Wolcott — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Gardner, Worcester County, Mass., March 3, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; St. Clair County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-30; U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1931-57. Universalist or Congregationalist. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Legion; Moose. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., January 28, 1969 (age 75 years, 331 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Bradford Wolcott (1851-1924) and Lillis Betsy (Paine) Wolcott (1858-1953); married 1927 to Grace Aileen Sullivan (1887-1973).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
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