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Lawyer Politicians in Montana

  Francis Adkinson (1831-1912) — also known as Frank Adkinson — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Born in East Enterprise, Switzerland County, Ind., March 14, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., July 2, 1912 (age 81 years, 110 days). Interment at Greendale Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Thomas Adkinson (1804-1873) and Jane (McHenry) Adkinson (1807-1872); married 1860 to Frances Ann Roberts (1840-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Forrest Howard Anderson (1913-1989) — also known as Forrest Anderson — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., January 30, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1943-45; Lewis and Clark County Attorney, 1945-47; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1953-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956; Montana state attorney general, 1957-68; Governor of Montana, 1969-73. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Phi Delta Theta. Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., July 20, 1989 (age 76 years, 171 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar A. Anderson and Nora (O'Keefe) Anderson; married, January 24, 1941, to Margaret Evelyn Samson (1914-2001).
  The Forrest H. Anderson Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Missouri River at Craig, Montana, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Henry Angstman (1888-1964) — also known as Albert H. Angstman — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Farmington, Dakota County, Minn., March 23, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1929-35, 1937-43, 1945-50; candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1948. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis. Died in Lewis and Clark County, Mont., February 29, 1964 (age 75 years, 343 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob H. Angstman and Emma (Trout) Angstman; married, September 16, 1919, to Mary Frances Chirgwin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jess Lloyd Angstman (1890-1979) — also known as Jess L. Angstman — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Born in Groton, Brown County, S.Dak., February 25, 1890. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952 (alternate); member of Montana state house of representatives, 1947-48, 1959-60; member of Montana state senate, 1949-56. Member, Rotary; Elks; Lions. Died in Havre, Hill County, Mont., October 28, 1979 (age 89 years, 245 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Havre, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob H. Angstman (1858-1910) and Emma (Trout) Angstman (1862-1941); married 1916 to Lorena Mary Jesmer (1893-1956).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cedor Boris Aronow (1910-1991) — also known as Cedor Aronow — of Shelby, Toole County, Mont. Born in Odessa, Russia (now Ukraine), September 2, 1910. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; Toole County Attorney, 1937-43; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1949-53; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956; oil producer. Member, Jaycees; American Bar Association; Moose. Died June 7, 1991 (age 80 years, 278 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Boris A. S. Aronow and Anna (DeParment) Aronow; married, May 27, 1936, to Jane Kaster.
  Roy Elmer Ayers (1882-1955) — also known as Roy E. Ayers — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Born near Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., November 9, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Montana 10th District, 1913-22; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1922; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1933-37; Governor of Montana, 1937-41; defeated, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., May 23, 1955 (age 72 years, 195 days). Interment at Lewistown City Cemetery, Lewistown, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Ayers and Mary E. (Sullenger) Ayers; married, June 7, 1905, to Ellen Simpson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Harris Baldwin (1876-1944) — also known as James H. Baldwin — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., August 1, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1934-35; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1935-44; died in office 1944. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., October 26, 1944 (age 68 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of John Thornton Baldwin and Emma Louise (Cockrell) Baldwin; grandnephew of Elisha Logan Cockrell and Harrison Cockrill (1826-1876); great-grandnephew of Moses Cockrell; second great-grandson of Simon Cockrell; first cousin of Egbert Railey Cockrell; first cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin once removed of John T. Crisp and Ewing Cockrell.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Franklin Battin (1925-1996) — of Montana. Born in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., February 13, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1959-60; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1961-69; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1969-90; took senior status 1990. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Delta Theta Phi; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., September 27, 1996 (age 71 years, 227 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of William Russell Battin and Hannah (McBroom) Battin; married, August 9, 1947, to Barbara F. Choate.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  Max Sieben Baucus (b. 1941) — also known as Max Baucus; "Mad Max" — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., December 11, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1973-74; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1975-78; resigned 1978; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1978-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. United Church of Christ. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Lawrence Becker (1869-1947) — of Montana; Hammond, Lake County, Ind.; East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Finnentrop, Germany, August 10, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Hammond, Ind., 1904-11; superior court judge in Indiana, 1911-14, 1934-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, following a kidney operation, in St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., March 12, 1947 (age 77 years, 214 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Eberhard Becker and Margaret (Alvers) Becker; married, September 8, 1898, to Agnes D. Eaton.
  Frank Cadwallader Bingham (1906-1954) — also known as Frank C. Bingham — of Craig, Lewis and Clark County, Mont.; Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan., September 5, 1906. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1944-51. Died in Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., March 28, 1954 (age 47 years, 204 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Burt Jacob Bingham (1884-1943) and Elva Mae (Cadwallader) Bingham (1885-1966); married, September 1, 1928, to Florence Viola Verheek (1910-2002).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Woodrow Bonner (1902-1970) — also known as John W. Bonner — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., July 16, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Montana state attorney general, 1941-42; Governor of Montana, 1949-53; defeated, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1952, 1956. Catholic. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Elks; Eagles. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., March 28, 1970 (age 67 years, 255 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Bonner and Kathleen (Kelly) Bonner; married, February 3, 1929, to Josephine Martin.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Raymond Victor Bottomly (1885-1961) — also known as R. V. Bottomly — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Cedarville, Smith County, Kan., July 16, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Montana state attorney general, 1942-49. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died in Silver Bow County, Mont., February 14, 1961 (age 75 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Shelley Bottomly (1850-1908) and Isabelle (Pilcher) Bottomly (1860-1922); married, December 10, 1916, to Mouriel M. Heath (1896-1980).
  George M. Bourquin (1863-1958) — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont.; Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Warren County, Pa., June 24, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Montana, 1905-09; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1912-34; took senior status 1934; candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1934. Died November 15, 1958 (age 95 years, 144 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Justin Bourquin and Celestine (Ducray) Bourquin; married, September 25, 1891, to Mary M. Ratigan.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Theodore M. Brantley (1851-1922) — also known as Theodore M. Brantly — Born near Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., February 12, 1851. Lawyer; college professor; district judge in Montana 3rd District, 1893-98; chief justice of Montana state supreme court, 1898-1922; resigned 1922. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., September 18, 1922 (age 71 years, 218 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Edwin Theodore Brantly and Mary Eliza (Brown) Brantly; married 1891 to Lois A. Reat (1864-1941; sister of Samuel Callaway Reat); father of Lois Brown Brantly (1894-1972; who married Francis A. Hazelbaker (1889?-?)); nephew of Neill Smith Brown and John Calvin Brown.
  Political family: Brown-Oliver-McMillin family.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Lewis Brown, Sr. (1892-1948) — of Granite County, Mont.; Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Philipsburg, Granite County, Mont., May 25, 1892. Lawyer; Granite County Attorney, 1916-18; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1945-48; died in office 1948. Died April 2, 1948 (age 55 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  James Robert Browning (1918-2012) — also known as James R. Browning — Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., October 1, 1918. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1961-2000; took senior status 2000. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association. Died in Marin County, Calif., May 5, 2012 (age 93 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Henry Browning and Minnie Sally (Foley) Browning; married to Marie Rose Chapell.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas Henry Burke (b. 1886) — of Hardin, Big Horn County, Mont.; Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Sheldon, Ransom County, N.Dak., February 7, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Montana state senate, 1940. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Burke and Bridget Elizabeth (Boyle) Burke; married, August 4, 1910, to Effie L. Lindstrom.
  James Montgomery Burlingame (1836-1915) — also known as James M. Burlingame — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Connecticut, March 29, 1836. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 12, 1885-86. Died in Napa, Napa County, Calif., June 4, 1915 (age 79 years, 67 days). Interment at Old Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Montgomery Burlingame (1800-1875) and Nancy (Brown) Burlingame (1803-1880); married, October 2, 1866, to Mary Louise Grant (1846-1929); father of James Montgomery Burlingame, Jr. (1868-1938); third cousin once removed of Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr.; fourth cousin of Joel Burlingame; fourth cousin once removed of Anson Burlingame and Ossian Ray.
  Political family: Burlingame family of Vermont (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Llewellyn Link Callaway (1868-1951) — also known as Lew L. Callaway — of Virginia City, Madison County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Tuscola, Douglas County, Ill., December 15, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Madison County Attorney, 1894-98; district judge in Montana, 1905-13; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1920; chief justice of Montana state supreme court, 1922-35. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., August 6, 1951 (age 82 years, 234 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of James Edmund Callaway (1834-1905) and Mary Elizabeth (Link) Callaway (1843-1922); married, December 12, 1894, to Ellen Nimma Badger (1876-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert James Campbell (1857-1907) — also known as Albert J. Campbell — of Lake County, Mich.; Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., December 12, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; Lake County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-88; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1897; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1899-1901. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 9, 1907 (age 49 years, 240 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Married, April 23, 1879, to Ella J. Mann.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Benjamin Platt Carpenter (1837-1921) — also known as B. Platt Carpenter — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 14, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; Dutchess County District Attorney, 1858; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1872, 1884; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1876-77; Dutchess County Judge, 1876-83; New York Republican state chair, 1881-82; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1882; Governor of Montana Territory, 1885; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889. Died in Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif., December 24, 1921 (age 84 years, 224 days). Interment somewhere in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Morgan Carpenter and Maria (Bockee) Carpenter; married 1860 to Esther Thorne.
  E. K. Cheadle, Jr. (b. 1895) — of Shelby, Toole County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., August 12, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1927; Montana Republican state chair, 1936-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1940; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1948. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Delta Chi; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin K. Cheadle and Ida (Wohlfahrt) Cheadle; married, November 27, 1924, to Anna Ruth Moore.
  William Horace Clagett (1838-1901) — also known as William H. Clagett — of Humboldt City, Humboldt County (now Pershing County), Nev.; Deer Lodge, Powell County, Mont. Born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., September 21, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nevada territorial House of Representatives, 1862-63; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1864-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana Territory, 1868; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1871-73; defeated, 1872. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., August 3, 1901 (age 62 years, 316 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Uncle of Samuel Barrett Pettengill (1886-1974).
  Epitaph: "Lawyer, Statesman, Pioneer."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Cason Day (b. 1862) — also known as Edward C. Day — of Livingston, Park County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., March 20, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1899, 1913-15; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1918-20; trustee, St. Peter's Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Chi Phi; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Day and Mary Frances (Cason) Day.
  Charles W. Dempster (c.1879-1941) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, about 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1901-02; Supreme Secretary of the Fraternal Brotherhood, an insurance union; on February 1, 1917, when he was ousted by the brotherhood's Supreme Council on grounds of insubordination, he drew a revolver and held the council at bay for ten minutes; after being disarmed by a private detective, he was arrested for disturbing the peace; candidate in primary for California state senate 31st District, 1920; member of California state assembly, 1931-34 (57th District 1931-32, 61st District 1933-34); candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1932, 1933 (primary). Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 20, 1941 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Grace Warner.
  Joseph Moore Dixon (1867-1934) — also known as Joseph M. Dixon — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Snow Camp, Alamance County, N.C., July 31, 1867. Lawyer; Missoula County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-97; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1900; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1904, 1916, 1932; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1907-13; defeated, 1912 (Progressive), 1928 (Republican); Governor of Montana, 1921-25; defeated (Republican), 1924. Died in Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., May 22, 1934 (age 66 years, 295 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Married 1896 to Carrie M. Worden.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Stanley Morton Doyle (b. 1898) — of Polson, Lake County, Mont. Born in Revere, Redwood County, Minn., February 4, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Patrick Doyle and Elizabeth A. (Bodenhofer) Doyle; married, August 15, 1945, to Aileen Davison.
  William Eggers III (b. 1939) — of Montana. Born in 1939. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1999-. Crow Indian ancestry. Still living as of 1999.
  John Edward Erickson (1863-1946) — also known as John E. Erickson — of Teton County, Mont.; Kalispell, Flathead County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Stoughton, Dane County, Wis., March 14, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Teton County Attorney, 1897-1903; district judge in Montana 11th District, 1904-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1920, 1936 (alternate); Montana Democratic state chair, 1920-24; Governor of Montana, 1925-33; resigned 1933; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1933-34. Lutheran. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., May 25, 1946 (age 83 years, 72 days). Interment at Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of E. Erickson and Olene Alma Erickson; married 1898 to Grace Vance (1873-1962).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leif Erickson (1906-1998) — of Richland County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Cashton, Monroe County, Wis., July 29, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; Richland County Attorney, 1936-38; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1938-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956; Democratic candidate for Governor of Montana, 1944, 1948 (primary); candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1946; Montana Democratic state chair, 1956-58; member of Democratic National Committee from Montana, 1962-73. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Lambda Chi Alpha; Sons of Norway; Freemasons; Eagles; Elks. Died at the Riverside Health Care Center, Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., December 22, 1998 (age 92 years, 146 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Oluf Erickson and Dora B. (Swanson) Erickson; married, December 29, 1932, to Huberta Barton Brown.
  John Morgan Evans (1863-1946) — also known as John M. Evans — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., January 7, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Missoula, Mont., 1911-12; U.S. Representative from Montana, 1913-21, 1923-33 (at-large 1913-17, 1st District 1917-21, 1923-33); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., March 12, 1946 (age 83 years, 64 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Married, June 11, 1889, to Helena Hastings.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Earl Flynn (1883-1965) — also known as Frank E. Flynn — of Forsyth, Rosebud County, Mont.; White Salmon, Klickitat County, Wash.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Lake City, Wabasha County, Minn., June 24, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Yavapai County Attorney, 1931-32; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1935-53. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in September, 1965 (age 82 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Flynn and Joan (Fitzgerald) Flynn; married, November 26, 1920, to Laura Maxwell.
  LeRoy Albert Foot (b. 1882) — also known as L. A. Foot — of Kalispell, Flathead County, Mont.; Fort Peck, Valley County, Mont. Born in Melrose, Stearns County, Minn., September 9, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Montana state attorney general, 1924-33. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Loren S. Foot and Sadie M. (Trace) Foot; married, September 1, 1910, to Clara P. Pitts.
  Samuel Clarence Ford (1882-1961) — also known as Sam C. Ford — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Albany, Clinton County, Ky., November 7, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Montana state attorney general, 1917-21; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1929-33; Governor of Montana, 1941-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Eagles. Died November 25, 1961 (age 79 years, 18 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of William Ford and Glanora E. (Snow) Ford; married 1910 to Mary Leslie Shobe (1885-1982).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harrison J. Freebourn (b. 1890) — also known as Harry Freebourn — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Erie, Erie County, Pa., February 17, 1890. Lawyer; Silver Bow County Attorney, 1929-36; Montana state attorney general, 1937-41; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1949-51. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Freebourn and Agnes (Brown) Freebourn; married, January 18, 1911, to Anne Donnelly (died 1932); married, November 30, 1936, to Mary Elizabeth Moran.
  Albert John Galen (b. 1876) — also known as Albert J. Galen — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born near Three Forks, Gallatin County, Mont., January 16, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Montana state attorney general, 1905-13; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1921-33; candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1930. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh F. Galen and Matilda (Gillogly) Galen; married, February 22, 1898, to Ethelene Bennett.
  Louise R. Galt (1923-2013) — also known as Opal Louise Replogle; Louise Replogle Rankin — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont.; Martinsdale, Meagher County, Mont. Born in Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., September 7, 1923. Republican. Lawyer; Fergus County Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1948. Female. Member, Tau Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi. Died in Martinsdale, Meagher County, Mont., November 21, 2013 (age 90 years, 75 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Meagher County, Mont.
  Relatives: Daughter of Albert Barton 'Bert' Replogle (1893-1950) and Edith (Kyle) Replogle (1898-1978); married, April 16, 1954, to Wellington Duncan Rankin (brother of Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973)); married, July 22, 1967, to Jack E. Galt (son of Errol Fay Galt; grandson of William Wylie Galt); step-mother of Errol Thomas Galt (who married Sharrie Kay Rogan); step-grandmother of Errol Wylie Galt.
  Political family: Galt family of Martinsdale, Montana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Cleveland Hall (1892-1963) — also known as H. Cleveland Hall — of Glasgow, Valley County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., October 13, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War I; district judge in Montana 17th District, 1919-20; Presidential Elector for Montana, 1944. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association. Died October 26, 1963 (age 71 years, 13 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Hall and Marie (Cleveland) Hall; married, May 10, 1919, to Georgia Coleman.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles S. Hartman Charles Sampson Hartman (1861-1929) — also known as Charles S. Hartman — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Born in Monticello, White County, Ind., March 1, 1861. Lawyer; probate judge in Montana, 1884-86; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1893-99; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1913-22. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died August 3, 1929 (age 68 years, 155 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Fort Benton, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Sampson Hartman and Mary C. Hartman; married, December 2, 1884, to Flora B. Imes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Paul Gerhart Hatfield (1928-2000) — also known as Paul G. Hatfield — of Montana. Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., April 29, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; district judge in Montana, 1960-76; chief justice of Montana state supreme court, 1977-78; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1978; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1979-96. Died of a heart attack, in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., July 3, 2000 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Epitaph: "Devoted Humanitarian, Montanan, Father and Husband."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cornelius Hedges (1837-1907) — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in 1837. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1874; member of Montana state senate 7th District, 1889-92. Died in 1907 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Hedges Peak, in Yellowstone National Park, Park County, Wyoming, is named for him.
  Richard Kelly (1924-2005) — of Florida. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., July 31, 1924. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Florida, 1960-74; U.S. Representative from Florida 5th District, 1975-81. Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; indicted June 13, 1980, and convicted January 26, 1981, on charges of bribery conspiracy, and interstate travel to further illegal activities; the conviction was overturned on appeal, then reinstated; served 13 months in prison. Died in Stevensville, Ravalli County, Mont., August 22, 2005 (age 81 years, 22 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Hiram Knowles (1834-1911) — of Nevada; Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine, January 18, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Nevada, 1864; justice of Montana territorial supreme court, 1868-69; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1884; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1890-1904. Member, Freemasons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died April 6, 1911 (age 77 years, 78 days). Burial location unknown.
  Arthur Francis Lamey (1892-1963) — also known as Arthur F. Lamey — of Havre, Hill County, Mont.; Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Big Sandy, Chouteau County, Mont., December 24, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; Hill County Attorney, 1923-27; Montana Democratic state chair, 1938-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940, 1944 (delegation chair); candidate in primary for Governor of Montana, 1948. Catholic. Member, Rotary; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Died, in his law office, Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., June 4, 1963 (age 70 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Lamey and Mary J. (Glassford) Lamey; married to Frances B. Kasmer.
  Thomas Bailey Lee (b. 1873) — also known as T. Bailey Lee — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. Born in Mocksville, Davie County, N.C., August 10, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Cassia County Prosecuting Attorney, 1908-12; district judge in Idaho 11th District, 1921-26, 1935-36; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1926-33; appointed 1926; chief justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1931-32. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Drayton Lee and Sarah Ann (Bailey) Lee; married, November 4, 1907, to Irene Teasdale.
  Stuart Lewin — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Fletcher Maddox (b. 1860) — of White Sulphur Springs, Meagher County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Washington, D.C., December 23, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of Montana state senate, 1902-06; Montana Republican state chair, 1906; candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana, 1914. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Harris Maddox and Marion Elizabeth (Fletcher) Maddox; married, March 31, 1887, to Jessie Coburn.
  Thomas C. Marshall (1851-1911) — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born December 14, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Missoula, Mont., 1885; resigned 1885; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1898; member of Republican National Committee from Montana, 1908. Died April 23, 1911 (age 59 years, 130 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Simon Bolivar Marye (1825-1868) — also known as Simon B. Marye — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Shenandoah County, Va., June 7, 1825. Lawyer; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1852-53. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., February 19, 1868 (age 42 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Simon Bolivar
  Relatives: Married to Sarah Chapman.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Aaron Matthews (b. 1876) — also known as John A. Matthews — of Townsend, Broadwater County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn., February 1, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Broadwater County Attorney, 1903-13; district judge in Montana 4th District, 1913-16; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1919-31; appointed 1919. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thaddeus LeGrand Matthews and Katheryn (Pryse) Matthews; married, November 8, 1899, to Mabel Rollins.
  Lloyd Meeds (1927-2005) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont., December 11, 1927. Democrat. Gasoline station business; lawyer; Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney, 1962-64; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1965-79. Member, Kiwanis; Eagles. Died, of cancer, in Church Creek, Dorchester County, Md., August 17, 2005 (age 77 years, 249 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Cross-reference: Al Swift
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Lee Warren Metcalf (1911-1978) — also known as Lee Metcalf — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Stevensville, Ravalli County, Mont., January 28, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1946-52; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1953-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1961-78; died in office 1978. Member, Sigma Chi. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., January 12, 1978 (age 66 years, 349 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married 1938 to Donna Hoover.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Joseph Patrick Monaghan (1906-1985) — also known as Joseph P. Monaghan — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., 1906. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1933-37; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1936; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1936. Catholic. Member, Elks. Died July 5, 1985 (age about 79 years). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, Butte, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Edward Murray (1876-1961) — also known as James E. Murray — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born near St. Thomas, Ontario, May 3, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1934-61. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., March 23, 1961 (age 84 years, 324 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Viola E. Horgan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Henry Lee Myers (1862-1943) — also known as Henry L. Myers — of Hamilton, Ravalli County, Mont. Born near Boonville, Cooper County, Mo., October 9, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state senate, 1899-1903; district judge in Montana, 1907-11; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1911-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); justice of Montana state supreme court, 1927-29; appointed 1927. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., November 11, 1943 (age 81 years, 33 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Hamilton, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Raymond Thomas Nagle (1897-1950) — also known as Raymond T. Nagle; Ray Nagle — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., June 2, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1925-30; Montana state attorney general, 1933-36. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from periarteritis nodosa, in Brookmont, Montgomery County, Md., March 6, 1950 (age 52 years, 277 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Patrick Nagle and Mary Ann (Toole) Nagle; married, October 5, 1925, to Margaret Ann Walsh.
  Edwin Lee Norris (1865-1924) — also known as Edwin L. Norris — of Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Born in Cumberland County, Ky., August 15, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state senate from Beaverhead County, 1897-1900; Lieutenant Governor of Montana, 1905-08; Governor of Montana, 1908-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912, 1916 (Honorary Vice-President). Died in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., April 25, 1924 (age 58 years, 254 days). Original interment at Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ky.; reinterment at Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Mont.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth June Wilkins (1869-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donald Grant Nutter (1915-1962) — also known as Donald G. Nutter — of Montana. Born November 28, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Montana Republican state chair, 1958-60; Governor of Montana, 1961-62; died in office 1962. En route from Helena to Cut Bank, he was killed, along with five others, when the twin-engine C-47 plane crashed into a mountain and burned, during a snowstorm, near Wolf Creek, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., January 25, 1962 (age 46 years, 58 days). Interment at Sidney City Cemetery, Sidney, Mont.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Robert Hector O'Brien (1904-1997) — also known as Robert H. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., September 15, 1904. Mining engineer; lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1942-44; special assistant to Barney Balaban, president of Paramount Pictures, and director, Paramount International Films; when the companies split in 1949, he became secretary-treasurer of the movie theater chain, United Paramount Theaters; following a merger with American Broadcasting Company, he became financial vice-president of the ABC television network; in 1957, he joined the Loew's movie theater chain as vice-president and treasurer; president of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio, 1963-69. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of a stroke, in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 6, 1997 (age 93 years, 21 days). Interment somewhere in Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Grant O'Brien and Margaret (Flanagan) O'Brien; married, August 27, 1927, to Ellen Ford (died 1969).
  James Francis O'Connor (1878-1945) — also known as James F. O'Connor — of Livingston, Park County, Mont. Born in California Junction, Harrison County, Iowa, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Montana 12th District, 1912; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1917-18; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1924 (alternate), 1940, 1944; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1937-45; died in office 1945. Died in 1945 (age about 67 years). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Livingston, Mont.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Arnold Olsen (1916-1990) — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., December 17, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Montana state attorney general, 1949-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956; candidate for Governor of Montana, 1956; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1961-71; defeated, 1970; district judge in Montana 2nd District, 1977-90; died in office 1990. Methodist. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., October 9, 1990 (age 73 years, 296 days). Interment somewhere in Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Olsen and Anna (Vennes) Olsen; married 1942 to Margaret Mary Williams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Trigg Pigott (1861-1944) — of Virginia City, Madison County, Mont.; Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont.; Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Boonville, Cooper County, Mo., November 3, 1861. Lawyer; justice of Montana state supreme court, 1897-. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., March 18, 1944 (age 82 years, 136 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Pigott (1823-1904) and Josephine Hanley (Trigg) Pigott (1836-1907); married to Virginia M. Curtis (1863-1938); uncle of Anna Lou P. Boettcher (1903-1941).
  Political family: Boettcher family of Denver, Colorado.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wellington Duncan Rankin (1884-1966) — also known as Wellington D. Rankin — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., September 16, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Montana state attorney general, 1921-24; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1926-34; candidate for Governor of Montana, 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1942. Died June 4, 1966 (age 81 years, 261 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of John Rankin (1840-1904) and Olive (Pickering) Rankin (1853-1947); brother of Jeannette Rankin; married, March 2, 1910, to Elizabeth Floweree Wallace; married, April 16, 1954, to Opal Louise Replogle (step-mother of Errol Thomas Galt; step-grandmother of Errol Wylie Galt (1973?-); who later married Jack E. Galt).
  Political family: Galt family of Martinsdale, Montana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Victor Roth, Jr. (1921-2003) — also known as William V. Roth, Jr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., July 22, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1960; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1964; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1967-70; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1971-2001; resigned 1970; defeated, 2000. Episcopalian. Member, Trilateral Commission. Died December 13, 2003 (age 82 years, 144 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Wilbur F. Sanders Wilbur Fiske Sanders (1834-1905) — also known as Wilbur F. Sanders — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Leon, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., May 2, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1864, 1867, 1880, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana Territory, 1868 (speaker); delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1872, 1876, 1884, 1900 (alternate); member of Montana territorial House of Representatives, 1873-80; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1890-93. Member, Freemasons. Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., July 7, 1905 (age 71 years, 66 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Sanders (1803-1867) and Freedom (Edgerton) Sanders (1806-1888); married to Harriet Peck Fenn (1834-1909); nephew of Sidney Edgerton (1818-1900).
  Sanders County, Mont. is named for him.
  Epitaph: "Patriot - Pioneer - Statesman."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Brenda Kay Sannes (b. 1958) — also known as Brenda K. Sannes — Born in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., 1958. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York, 2014-. Female. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  John Lawrence Slattery (b. 1876) — also known as John L. Slattery — of Glasgow, Valley County, Mont. Born in Flemington, Hunterdon County, N.J., September 2, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Valley County Attorney, 1907-08, 1913-14; member of Montana state senate, 1919-23; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1921. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Slattery and Margaret (Purcell) Slattery; married, February 14, 1906, to Lear E. Humphrey.
  Green Clay Smith (1826-1895) — also known as Green C. Smith — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., July 4, 1826. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1861; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1863-66; Governor of Montana Territory, 1866-68; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1876. Baptist. Died in Washington, D.C., June 29, 1895 (age 68 years, 360 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Speed Smith; grandson of Green Clay (1757-1826).
  Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Burt Lacklen Talcott (1920-2016) — also known as Burt L. Talcott — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Born in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., February 22, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-77 (12th District 1963-75, 16th District 1975-77); defeated, 1976. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Rotary. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., July 29, 2016 (age 96 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Burt Breckinridge Talcott and Hester V. (Lacklen) Talcott; married, September 6, 1942, to Leona Gladys Taylor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Bell Tansil (b. 1881) — also known as John B. Tansil — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Dresden, Weakley County, Tenn., July 13, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; Yellowstone County Attorney, 1923-29; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1935-50. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Egbert E. Tansil and Jackie (Bell) Tansil; married, February 12, 1908, to Lillian Summers (died 1914); married, August 12, 1931, to Helen Fletcher.
  Frank Comerford Walker (1886-1959) — also known as Frank C. Walker — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., May 30, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; Silver Bow County Attorney, 1909-12; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1913; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Treasurer of Democratic National Committee, 1932-33; U.S. Postmaster General, 1940-45; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1943-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944, 1948. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1959 (age 73 years, 106 days). Interment at St. Patricks Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of David Walker (1848-1902) and Ellen (Comerford) Walker (1851-1916); brother of Thomas Joseph Walker (1877-1945); married, November 11, 1914, to Hallie Boucher (1892-1969).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Eugene Walker (1908-1972) — also known as James E. Walker — of Orange, Orange County, Calif. Born in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., July 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; writer; candidate for California state assembly, 1940; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1940-54; chair of Orange County Democratic Party, 1942-44; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California, 1944; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of California Democratic State Executive Committee, 1946-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Society for International Law; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Historical Association; American Civil Liberties Union; Delta Theta Phi. Died in May, 1972 (age 63 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sharpless Walker and Gladys (James) Walker; married, June 10, 1930, to Murrel K. Knox.
  Thomas Joseph Walker (1877-1945) — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., March 25, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1905; Silver Bow County Attorney, 1906-10; member of Montana state senate, 1922-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928, 1932, 1936 (alternate); Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1940-45, 1940-45; died in office 1945. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 18, 1945 (age 67 years, 299 days). Interment at St. Patricks Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of David Walker (1848-1902) and Ellen (Comerford) Walker (1851-1916); brother of Frank Comerford Walker (1886-1959); married, June 7, 1905, to Maude Evelyn Matilda Margaret Galen (1878-1964).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas James Walsh (1859-1933) — also known as Thomas J. Walsh — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wis., June 12, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana, 1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1913-33; died in office 1933; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1928. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. While en route to Washington to accept appointment as U.S. Attorney General, died suddenly of a heart attack, on a train of the Atlantic Coast Line near Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., March 2, 1933 (age 73 years, 263 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Felix Walsh and Bridget (Comer) Walsh; married, August 15, 1889, to Eleanor C. McClements (died 1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Thomas J. Walsh: J. Leonard Bates, Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana
  Burton Kendall Wheeler (1882-1975) — also known as Burton K. Wheeler — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Hudson, Middlesex County, Mass., February 27, 1882. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1911-13; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1913-18; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1923-47; Democratic candidate for Governor of Montana, 1920; Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932, 1936, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, from a stroke, in 1975 (age about 93 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Lulu M. White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
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