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  Sewall Wester Abbott (1859-1943) — also known as Sewall W. Abbott — of Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Tuftonboro, Carroll County, N.H., April 11, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; president, Wolfeboro Woolen Mills; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1889-1921; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1923-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Grange; Redmen; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H., January 3, 1943 (age 83 years, 267 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Abbott and Phebe Jane (Graves) Abbott; married, June 10, 1893, to Elma (King) Hodgdon (1858-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Llewelyn Sherman Adams (1899-1986) — also known as Sherman Adams; "The Abominable No Man"; "The Great Stone Face" — of Lincoln, Grafton County, N.H. Born in East Dover, Dover, Windham County, Vt., January 8, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lumberman; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1941-44; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1943-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944, 1952 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1945-47; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lincoln, 1948; Governor of New Hampshire, 1949-53; defeated, 1946; assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-58; forced to resign in 1958 following disclosure that he had accepted gifts from a Boston businessman seeking preferred treatment from federal agencies. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Grange; Elks; Society of Colonial Wars; Foresters. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., October 27, 1986 (age 87 years, 292 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lincoln, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Clyde A. Adams and Winnie Marian (Sherman) Adams; married, July 28, 1923, to Rachael Leona White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Eliot Allen (1873-1945) — also known as John E. Allen — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., June 26, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1899-1906; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1917-24; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1924-34; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1934-43. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., July 24, 1945 (age 72 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. H. Allen and Ellen E. (Joslin) Allen; married, July 10, 1901, to Amy L. Abbott.
  Walter Algeno Allen — also known as Walter A. Allen — of East Hampstead, Hampstead, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1899-1901; member of New Hampshire state senate 21st District, 1905-06. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Allen and Sarah A. (Collins) Allen; married 1895 to Grace A. Roberts.
  Harry Burton Amey (b. 1868) — also known as Harry B. Amey — of Milton, Strafford County, N.H.; Island Pond, Brighton, Essex County, Vt. Born in Pittsburg, Coos County, N.H., December 21, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Vermont attorney for Grand Trunk Railway, 1902; Essex County State's Attorney, 1904-08; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Brighton, 1910; U.S. Attorney for Vermont, 1923-32. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Amey and Emily (Haynes) Amey; married 1896 to Gracia A. Norton.
  Charles Hubbard Amsden (b. 1848) — also known as Charles H. Amsden — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H., July 8, 1848. Democrat. Furniture manufacturer; lumber dealer; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1883-84; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1888, 1890. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry H. Amsden and Mary (Muzzey) Amsden.
  George Weston Anderson (1861-1938) — also known as George W. Anderson — of Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass.; Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Acworth, Sullivan County, N.H., September 1, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1911, 1912; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1914-17; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1917-18; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1918-31; took senior status 1931. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Economic Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in DeLand, Volusia County, Fla., February 14, 1938 (age 76 years, 166 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of David Campbell Anderson and Martha Lucinda (Brigham) Anderson; married 1897 to Minnie E. Mitchell (died 1906); married, January 25, 1908, to Addie Earle Kenerson.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Frank Carey Archibald (1857-1935) — also known as Frank C. Archibald — of Manchester, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., December 31, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; Bennington County State's Attorney; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1904-06; member of Vermont state senate, 1910, 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916; Vermont state attorney general, 1919-25. Baptist. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died April 9, 1935 (age 77 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas Henry Archibald and Susan (Wadleigh) Archibald.
  Blaylock Atherton (b. 1900) — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 6, 1900. Republican. Insurance business; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Nashua 1st Ward, 1937-43, 1945-48; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1943-45. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Henry B. Atherton and Dr. Ella (Blaylock) Atherton; married, September 6, 1924, to Katherine E. Bremner.
  Harold Wallace Ayer (1926-1968) — also known as Harold W. Ayer — of Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., September 24, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1964. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Teamsters Union. Died in January, 1968 (age 41 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harold W. Ayer and Martha (Davis) Ayer; married, November 27, 1947, to Harriette White.
  Augustus Davis Ayling (1840-1918) — also known as Augustus D. Ayling — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H.; Centerville, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 28, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Adjutant General of New Hampshire, 1879-1907. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died March 9, 1918 (age 77 years, 224 days). Interment at Beechwood Cemetery, Centerville, Barnstable, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William L. Ayling and Margaret (Hurley) Ayling; married 1869 to Elizabeth F. Cornish (1850-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Herbert Babbitt (1859-1931) — also known as Fred H. Babbitt — of Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., November 23, 1859. Republican. Paper manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Rockingham, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1931 (age about 71 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Vt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nahum Josiah Bachelder (1854-1934) — also known as Nahum J. Bachelder — of East Andover, Andover, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Andover, Merrimack County, N.H., September 3, 1854. Republican. Farmer; Governor of New Hampshire, 1903-05. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died, in Eliot Hospital, Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 22, 1934 (age 79 years, 231 days). Interment at Proctor Cemetery, Andover, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams Bachelder and Adeline E. (Shaw) Bachelder; married, June 30, 1887, to Mary A. Putney.
  Henry Moore Baker (1841-1912) — also known as Henry M. Baker — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bow, Merrimack County, N.H., January 11, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1893-97; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1912 (age 71 years, 140 days). Interment at Alexander Cemetery, Bow, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron W. Baker and Nancy (Dustin) Baker.
  Cross-reference: Sherman E. Burroughs
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Edward Bales (b. 1862) — also known as George E. Bales — of Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 14, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; president, Wilton Telephone Co.; trustee, Granite Savings Bank; New Hampshire state railroad commissioner; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1895-97; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1902; candidate for New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1916. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Albert Bales and Frances M. (Hardy) Bales; married, October 16, 1889, to Abbie French.
  Charles Henry Barnard (1907-1972) — also known as Charles H. Barnard — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 28, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1935-42; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1947-48; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1956. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; United Commercial Travelers; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in September, 1972 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Barnard and Mary Mabelle (Wright) Barnard; married, November 19, 1936, to Pauline Beatrice Briggs.
John H. Bartlett John Henry Bartlett (1869-1952) — also known as John H. Bartlett — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Sunapee, Sullivan County, N.H., March 15, 1869. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; postmaster at Portsmouth, N.H., 1899-1908; Governor of New Hampshire, 1919-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920. Methodist or Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., March 19, 1952 (age 83 years, 4 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of John Z. Bartlett and Sophronia A. (Sargent) Bartlett; married, June 1, 1900, to Agnes Page (1871-1944); married 1944 to Mildred C. Lawson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Paige Bartlett (b. 1841) — also known as John P. Bartlett — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 4, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; New Hampshire Democratic state chair, 1890-92; member of New Hampshire state senate 18th District, 1895-96; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1899; secretary of New Hampshire Democratic Party, 1904-06. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Bartlett and Lurena (Bailey) Bartlett; married, November 29, 1866, to Fannie M. Harrington (died 1887); married 1888 to Lucy A. (Knight) Crosby.
  Jesse Morton Barton (b. 1870) — also known as Jesse M. Barton — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., January 21, 1870. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1901-02; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1903; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1906-; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1912; New Hampshire Republican state chair, 1912-16; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District; elected 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Winter Barton and Elizabeth F. (Jewett) Barton.
  Charles Foster Bass (b. 1952) — also known as Charles F. Bass; Charlie Bass — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 8, 1952. Republican. Staff for U.S. Rep. William S. Cohen, 1974; staff for U.S. Rep David F. Emery, 1975-79; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1982-88; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1984; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1988-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1995-; defeated in primary, 1980. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Perkins Bass; nephew of Robert Perkins Bass, Jr.; grandson of Robert Perkins Bass (1873-1960).
  Political family: Bass family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Perkins Bass (1912-2011) — of Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., October 6, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Peterborough, 1939-43, 1947-49; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Peterborough, 1948; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1949-51; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1955-63; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1962; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1964-. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 25, 2011 (age 99 years, 19 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Peterborough, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Perkins Bass and Edith Harland (Bird) Bass (1887-1950); brother of Robert Perkins Bass, Jr.; married, June 6, 1941, to Katharine Jackson (died 1972); married to Rosaly Swann; father of Charles Foster Bass (1952-).
  Political family: Bass family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest Lorne Bell (b. 1871) — also known as Ernest L. Bell — of Woodstock, Grafton County, N.H.; Plymouth, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 16, 1871. Physician; surgeon to Boston & Maine Railroad; surgeon-general of New Hampshire; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1903-04; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1905-06. Congregationalist. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bell and Mary E. (Loud) Bell; married 1894 to Maude Coolidge.
  Amos Noyes Blandin (1864-1948) — also known as Amos N. Blandin — of Bath, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Landaff (part now in Easton), Grafton County, N.H., September 6, 1864. Democrat. Business executive; member of New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, 1889-1944; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Bath, 1892, 1934-35, 1947; defeated, 1938; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1934-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1896, 1936; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1936; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1940. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bath, Grafton County, N.H., December 31, 1948 (age 84 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Amos Noyes Blandin, Jr. (1896-1982).
  Carl E. Brown (b. 1878) — of McCall, Valley County, Idaho. Born in Whitefield, Coos County, N.H., September 10, 1878. Democrat. Merchant; mining business; lumber business; member of Idaho state senate, 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1940, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Idaho, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Warren G. Brown and Charlotte (Elliott) Brown; married, August 23, 1902, to Ida Harrington.
  Fred Herbert Brown (1879-1955) — also known as Fred H. Brown — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H., April 12, 1879. Democrat. Professional baseball player in the major leagues, 1901-02; lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1914-22; Governor of New Hampshire, 1923-25; defeated, 1924; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1933-39; defeated, 1938. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Died in Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H., February 3, 1955 (age 75 years, 297 days). Interment at Ossipee Cemetery, Ossipee, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Dana J. Brown and Nellie (Allen) Brown; married, May 16, 1925, to Edna C. McHarg.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sherman Everett Burroughs (1870-1923) — also known as Sherman E. Burroughs — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, N.H., February 6, 1870. Republican. Private secretary to U.S. Rep. Henry M. Baker, 1894-97; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1901-02; member, New Hampshire state board of charities and corrections, 1901-17; member, New Hampshire state board of equalization, 1909-10; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1917-23; died in office 1923. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1923 (age 52 years, 355 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Burroughs and Helen M. (Baker) Burroughs; married 1898 to Helen S. Phillips.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willis George Buxton (b. 1856) — also known as Willis G. Buxton — of Penacook, Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., August 22, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire Republican State Committee, 1886-1902; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1895; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1897-98; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel M. Buxton and Abbie A. (Whitaker) Buxton; married, June 4, 1884, to Martha Jane Flanders.
  Solon Augustus Carter (b. 1837) — also known as Solon A. Carter — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., June 22, 1837. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1869-70; New Hampshire state treasurer, 1872-74, 1875-1913; president, Union Guaranty Savings Bank. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Solon Carter and Lucretia (Joslin) Carter; married, December 13, 1860, to Emily Augusta Conant.
Lewis Cass Lewis Cass (1782-1866) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., October 9, 1782. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1806; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Michigan Territory, 1813-31; U.S. Secretary of War, 1831-36; U.S. Minister to France, 1836-42; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1843-44; appointed 1843; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1844, 1852; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1845-48, 1849-57; resigned 1848; candidate for President of the United States, 1848; U.S. Secretary of State, 1857-60. Member, Freemasons. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 17, 1866 (age 83 years, 251 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Second great-grandfather of Thomas Cass Ballenger (1926-2015).
  Cass counties in Ill., Ind., Iowa, Mich., Minn., Mo., Neb. and Tex. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Lewis Cass WilmarthLewis C. CarpenterLewis C. VandergriftLewis C. TidballLewis Cass WickLewis Cass Tidball IILewis C. Gabbert
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Lewis Cass: Willard Carl Klunder, Lewis Cass and the Politics of Moderation — Frank Bury Woodford, Lewis Cass, the Last Jeffersonian
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Henry Chamberlain (1824-1907) — of Three Oaks, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Pembroke, Merrimack County, N.H., March 17, 1824. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1849; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1874; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1876, 1896; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Member, Freemasons. Died February 9, 1907 (age 82 years, 329 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Three Oaks, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Chamberlain and Mary (Foster) Chamberlain; brother of Mellen Chamberlain (1821-?) and William Chamberlain; married, January 16, 1851, to Sarah J. Nash; married, November 19, 1856, to Rebecca (Vandevanter) Ames.
  Political family: Chamberlain family of Michigan.
  John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr. (1911-2001) — also known as John P. H. Chandler, Jr. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 6, 1911. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1943; owner, Warner Ski Area, 1946-62; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960, 1972, 1980; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1961; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1962. United Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died, in Pleasant View Nursing Home, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., April 27, 2001 (age 89 years, 264 days). Interment at New Waterloo Cemetery, Warner, N.H.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret B. Chandler; grandson of William Eaton Chandler; great-grandson of John Parker Hale (1806-1873).
  Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.
  Thomas Perkins Cheney (b. 1891) — also known as Thomas P. Cheney — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Ashland, Grafton County, N.H., August 17, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; trustee, Laconia State Bank; director, Peoples National Bank of Laconia; director, Public Service Co. of New Hampshire; director, Laconia Street Railway; Belknap County Solicitor, 1920-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); New Hampshire state attorney general, 1935-40; candidate in primary for Governor of New Hampshire, 1938. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan M. Cheney and Lucy A. (Hughes) Cheney; married, September 7, 1917, to Ella M. Wardner.
  Reed Paige Clark (b. 1878) — of Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., August 19, 1878. Republican. Private secretary to U.S. Sen. Henry E. Burnham, 1901-11; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Loanda, 1919-24; Port Elizabeth, 1924-25; Mexico City, 1925-26, 1927-28; Guadalajara, 1928-29; Santo Domingo, 1929-30; Belgrade, 1930-35; Vienna, as of 1935; Victoria, as of 1938-43. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Clark and Alice Whitney (McIntire) Clark; married, November 12, 1928, to Jeanne Marie Bertrand.
  James Colgate Cleveland (1920-1995) — also known as James C. Cleveland — of New London, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., June 13, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1950-62; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1963-81. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange; Rotary; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died December 3, 1995 (age 75 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Fellows Clifford (b. 1871) — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Wentworth, Grafton County, N.H., December 1, 1871. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; secretary of New Hampshire Republican Party, 1900-04. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Clifford and Sara Jackson (Fellows) Clifford.
  David Marston Clough (1846-1924) — also known as David M. Clough — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Lyme, Grafton County, N.H., December 27, 1846. Republican. Lumberman; member of Minnesota state senate 28th District, 1887-90; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1893-95; Governor of Minnesota, 1895-99. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died August 28, 1924 (age 77 years, 245 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Elbridge Gerry Clough (1814-1886) and Sarah (Brown) Clough (1817-1851); married 1868 to Addie Barton (1849-1929); father of Nina M. Clough (1869-1953; who married Roland Hill Hartley); fourth cousin once removed of William Bradbury Small, George W. Clough, Harlan Page Andrews, Darvin Pratt Clough (1840-1910) and William Rockwell Clough.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  William Rockwell Clough (1844-1920) — also known as William R. Clough — of Alton, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 8, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; inventor; manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1896-1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904. Protestant. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Alton, Belknap County, N.H., September 29, 1920 (age 75 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Chesley Clough (1812-1888) and Lydia Jane (Treddick) Clough; married, April 28, 1904, to Nellie Sophia Place (1880-1960); second cousin once removed of Clarence Ambrose Clough; fourth cousin of William Bradbury Small, George W. Clough, Harlan Page Andrews and Darvin Pratt Clough (1840-1910); fourth cousin once removed of David Kidder, Samuel Merrill and David Marston Clough.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Norris H. Cotton (1900-1989) — also known as Norris Cotton — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Warren, Grafton County, N.H., May 11, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1923, 1943-45; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1945; secretary to U.S. Sen. George H. Moses, 1924-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944 (alternate), 1952; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1947-54; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1954-74, 1975. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Beta Theta Pi. Died February 24, 1989 (age 88 years, 289 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Lang Cotton and Elizabeth (Moses) Cotton; married, May 11, 1927, to Ruth Isaacs; married 1980 to Eleanor Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Louis Sherburne Cox (b. 1874) — also known as Louis S. Cox — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 22, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Essex District, 1906; postmaster at Lawrence, Mass., 1906-13; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1918-37; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1937-40. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Grange; Odd Fellows; Elks; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Cox and Evelyn M. (Randall) Cox; married, October 22, 1902, to Mary I. Fieles (1877?-?).
  Charles S. Cummings (b. 1856) — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine; Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Gorham, Coos County, N.H., September 25, 1856. Republican. School teacher; pastor; Androscoggin County Sheriff, 1903-04; insurance business; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1922-25. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram T. Cummings and Eliza A. (Cloudman) Cummings; married 1882 to Carrie A. Neff; married 1886 to Addie F. Larrabee; married 1903 to Mildred E. Davis.
  Charles Milby Dale (1893-1978) — also known as Charles M. Dale — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Browns Valley, Traverse County, Minn., March 8, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; mayor of Portsmouth, N.H., 1926-27, 1943-44; member of New Hampshire state senate 24th District, 1933-36, 1939-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1948; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1937-38; Governor of New Hampshire, 1945-49; president, WHEB radio station. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, in a nursing home at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., September 28, 1978 (age 85 years, 204 days). Interment at Valley View Cemetery, Browns Valley, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Vernon Dale and Maud (Paine) Dale; married, September 27, 1919, to Marion Marvin.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Harold King Davison (b. 1893) — also known as Harold K. Davison — of Woodsville, Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Woodsville, Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., April 12, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1921-28; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1927-28; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1929-30; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 1st District, 1939-40; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940; municipal judge in New Hampshire, 1940; New Hampshire Republican state chair, 1943-44. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Rotary; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis E. Davison and Anna (King) Davison; married, July 21, 1920, to Gladys M. Batchelder.
George W. Dealand George William Dealand (b. 1850) — also known as George W. Dealand — of Worthington, Nobles County, Minn. Born in New Hampshire, 1850. School principal; farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1915-18. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) — of Massachusetts. Born in North Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., February 23, 1751. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-97 (4th District 1793-95, 1st District 1795-97); U.S. Secretary of War, 1801-09; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1822-24. Member, Freemasons. Died in Roxbury, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., June 6, 1829 (age 78 years, 103 days). Original interment in unknown location; subsequent interment in 1834 at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; reinterment in 1848 at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851).
  Dearborn County, Ind. is named for him.
  The city of Dearborn, Michigan, is named for him.  — The Dearborn River, in Lewis & Clark and Cascade counties, Montana, is named for him.  — Mount Dearborn, a former military arsenal on an island in the Catawba River, Chester County, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Dudley Blake Fisk (b. 1850) — also known as Charles D. B. Fisk — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Hooksett, Merrimack County, N.H., February 17, 1850. Republican. Clothing merchant; newspaper publisher; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Fifth Suffolk District, 1905, 1907; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1908-09. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dudley Blake Fisk and Mary (Ashton) Fisk; married to Susan E. Sparhawk; grandson of Ezra Fisk; great-grandson of William Fisk (1755-1831).
  Political family: Fisk family of Massachusetts.
  Franklin Flanders (1902-1975) — of Weare, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 23, 1902. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1947-49; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Weare, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died in 1975 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Charles Miller Floyd (1861-1923) — also known as Charles M. Floyd — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Derry, Rockingham County, N.H., June 5, 1861. Republican. Clothing business; director of banks, lumber companies, and the Manchester Traction, Light & Power Company; member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1899-1900; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1904; Governor of New Hampshire, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 3, 1923 (age 61 years, 243 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Sewall Floyd and Sarah J. (Sleeper) Floyd; married, June 16, 1886, to Carrie E. Atwood (1861-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sanford L. Fogg (b. 1863) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Milan, Coos County, N.H., June 26, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Maine, 1896-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1904; mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1921-22. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Fogg and Lycia H. Fogg; married, June 22, 1898, to Jessie K. Moody.
  Ulysses Everett Fosdick (b. 1865) — also known as Ulysses E. Fosdick — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Born in Alstead, Cheshire County, N.H., January 28, 1865. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew J. Fosdick and Cornelia (White) Fosdick; married, March 25, 1887, to Kittie F. Webb; married 1905 to Susie M. Ewell.
  Benjamin Brown French (1800-1870) — also known as Benjamin B. French — of Washington, D.C. Born in Chester, Rockingham County, N.H., September 4, 1800. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1856 (Honorary Secretary; member, Credentials Committee; speaker). Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Washington, D.C., August 12, 1870 (age 69 years, 342 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Ellen F. FitzSimons; great-grandfather of William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981).
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. French (b. 1905) — of Groton, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., January 15, 1905. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Groton, 1947-50; member of Vermont state senate from Caledonia County; elected 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Alvan Tufts Fuller (1878-1958) — also known as Alvan T. Fuller — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 27, 1878. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1932; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1917-21; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1921-25; Governor of Massachusetts, 1925-29; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1932. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died April 30, 1958 (age 80 years, 62 days). Cremated; ashes interred at East Cemetery, Rye Beach, Rye, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Alvan Bond Fuller and Flora A. (Tufts) Fuller; married, July 12, 1910, to Viola Davenport.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Joseph F. Glidden Joseph F. Glidden (b. 1813) — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Born in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., January 18, 1813. Democrat. Farmer; DeKalb County Sheriff, 1852; hotel proprietor; inventor of the barbed-wire fence; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1880, 1884; mayor of DeKalb, Ill., 1881-83. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Glidden and Polly (Hurd) Glidden; married 1837 to Clarissa Foster (died 1844); married 1851 to Lucinda Warne.
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of De Kalb County (1885)
  Fletcher Hale (1883-1931) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 22, 1931 (age 48 years, 273 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Fletcher Hale and Adelaide L. (MacLellan) Hale; married, March 29, 1913, to Alice N. Armstrong.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Howard Hutchins Hamlin (b. 1902) — also known as Howard H. Hamlin — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H.; North Charlestown, Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., May 23, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; pastor; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1930; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1937-39; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1938; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Charlestown, 1948. Methodist. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. Lloyd Hamlin and Ida M. (Hutchins) Hamlin; married, March 20, 1928, to Hilda H. Hill; married, December 26, 1942, to Ada B. Culkins.
  John William Harville (1824-1875) — also known as John W. Harville — of California. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., June 20, 1824. Physician; member of California state assembly 17th District, 1860-61. Member, Freemasons. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 2, 1875 (age 50 years, 255 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Phoebe Jane Ryan (1841-1898).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oren Tracy Hayes (1827-1894) — also known as Oren T. Hayes — of Georges Mills, Sunapee, Sullivan County, N.H.; Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in New London, Merrimack County, N.H., December 2, 1827. Democrat. Merchant; justice of the peace; lawyer; Dakota County Attorney, 1855; postmaster at Hastings, Minn., 1855-56; mayor of Hastings, Minn., 1859-60; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1863. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Died in Hastings, Dakota County, Minn., March 24, 1894 (age 66 years, 112 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abigail (Adams) Hayes (1785-1856) and John Hayes (1788-1835); brother of Archibald M. Hayes (1825-1868); married to Lucina A. Emerson (died 1858); married, October 9, 1859, to Mary C. Matthews; father of Archibald Marshall Hayes.
  Political family: Hayes family of Hastings, Minnesota.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Oren Vitellius Henderson (b. 1870) — also known as Oren V. Henderson — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Osceola, Clarke County, Iowa, January 8, 1870. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1927-37, 1943-47; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 2nd District, 1939-41; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  John Butler Jameson (b. 1873) — also known as John B. Jameson — of Antrim, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bennington, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 2, 1873. Democrat. Treasurer and director, United Life Accident Insurance Co.; director, Eastern Zinc and Lead Co.; director, First National Bank of Concord, N.H.; New Hampshire Democratic state chair, 1906-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1918. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Cleaves Jameson and Idabel (Butler) Jameson; married, November 19, 1913, to Marion Dudley Eidlitz.
  Stephen Shannon Jewett (b. 1858) — also known as Stephen S. Jewett — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Gilford, Belknap County, N.H., September 18, 1858. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1895-97; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1895; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1896; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1899-1900; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1907-08. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Jones (1832-1902) — also known as "King of the Alemakers" — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Barrington, Strafford County, N.H., September 15, 1832. Mayor of Portsmouth, N.H., 1868-69; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1875-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880 (Convention Vice-President), 1888; Democratic candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1880; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died October 2, 1902 (age 70 years, 17 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank E. Kaley (b. 1856) — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Canton, Norfolk County, Mass., March 13, 1856. Republican. Manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1901-02; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 3rd District, 1903. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Kaley; married, October 12, 1885, to Harriet E. Wallace.
  Alpheus Crosby Kennett (b. 1859) — also known as A. Crosby Kennett — of Conway, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Madison, Carroll County, N.H., July 27, 1859. Republican. Railway station agent; lumber business; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1895-96; member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1897-98; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1903-04. Member, Freemasons. Interment at Madison Cemetery, Madison, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Kennett and Sarah E. (Russell) Kennett; married 1881 to Carrie B. Gerrish; married 1888 to Lora Ferren; father of Frank E. Kennett (1888?-?); grandfather of Frank E. Kennett, Jr..
  Political family: Kennett family of Conway, New Hampshire.
  Henry Oakes Kent (1834-1909) — also known as Henry O. Kent — of Lancaster, Coos County, N.H. Born in Lancaster, Coos County, N.H., February 7, 1834. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; newspaper editor and publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1870; member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1885-86; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1894, 1896. Episcopalian. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died March 21, 1909 (age 75 years, 42 days). Interment at Summer Street Cemetery, Lancaster, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Peabody Kent and Emily Mann (Oakes) Kent; married, January 11, 1859, to Berenice A. Rowell (1836-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938) — also known as Henry W. Keyes — of Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Newbury, Orange County, Vt., May 23, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; banker; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1891-95, 1915-17; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1903-04; Governor of New Hampshire, 1917-19; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1919-37. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons. Died in North Haverhill, Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., June 19, 1938 (age 75 years, 27 days). Interment at Oxbow Cemetery, Newbury, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Keyes (1810-1870) and Emma Frances (Pierce) Keyes; married, June 8, 1904, to Frances Parkinson Wheeler (1885-1970; author).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Frank Knight (b. 1847) — also known as William F. Knight — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., October 13, 1847. Republican. Furniture merchant; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1889; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1895-96; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1907-09. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Perry Knight and Elizabeth W. T. (Vaughn) Knight; married 1872 to Fannie E. Taylor.
  Woodbury Langdon (1739-1805) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., 1739. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1778; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1779; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1782-83, 1786-91; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1784-85. Member, Freemasons. Died January 13, 1805 (age about 65 years). Interment at North Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  Relatives: Brother of John Langdon (1741-1819).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rae S. Laraba (b. 1905) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 15, 1905. Republican. Secretary to U.S. Sen. George H. Moses; member of New Hampshire state senate 24th District, 1945-48; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Portsmouth 4th Ward, 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George A. Laraba and Isabella (Rae) Laraba; married 1941 to Margaret J. O'Leary.
  Robert Milton Leach (1879-1952) — also known as Robert M. Leach — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., April 2, 1879. Republican. Salesman of stoves and ranges; director, Atherton Furniture Co.; director, Burpee Furniture Co.; director, National Shawmut Bank of Boston; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1924-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Unitarian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., February 18, 1952 (age 72 years, 322 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Giles Leach (1849-?) and Agnes Amelia (Robinson) Leach; married, November 28, 1900, to Mary E. Walker (divorced 1939); married 1939 to Florence Mosher; married 1944 to Margaret White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harrison Libbey (1843-1913) — also known as Harry Libbey — of Hampton, Va. Born in Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H., November 22, 1843. Republican. State court judge in Virginia, 1869; U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1883-87; postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1907-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, from Bright's disease, in Hampton, Va., September 30, 1913 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Libbey (1792-1870) and Olive (Berry) Libbey; third cousin of Isaac Libbey; third cousin once removed of Llewellyn Libby (1841-1928); third cousin twice removed of Albanah Harvey Libby, Arthur H. Lord and Frederick Edwin Hanscom; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Cummings Libby and Eugene Harvey Libby.
  Political families: Libby-Felt family of Maine; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jesse Felt Libby (1857-1936) — also known as Jesse F. Libby — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H. Born in Locke's Mills, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, February 12, 1857. School principal; lawyer; real estate business; promoter, director, treasurer, Berlin Aqueduct Company and Cascade Light and Power Company; director, president, Lancaster and Jefferson Electric Light Company; director, Gorham National Bank; promoter, director, Berlin Street Railway; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1903, 1905. Congregationalist. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1936 (age about 79 years). Interment at Evans Cemetery, Gorham, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Abner Chace Libby and Lucy Spofford (Felt) Libby; married, June 2, 1879, to Eva Melissa Young; great-grandnephew of Peter Felt; first cousin once removed of Ira Saywood Libby; first cousin thrice removed of John Felt and Daniel Felt; second cousin of Charles Freeman Libby (1844-1915); second cousin twice removed of Dorman Felt and David Alvaro Felt; third cousin once removed of Marcellus Hazen Felt.
  Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Littlefield Marble (b. 1876) — also known as Thomas L. Marble — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H.; Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 24, 1876. School principal; lawyer; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1917-25; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1925-43; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1943-46; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 9th Ward, 1948. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Marble and Mercy (Littlefield) Marble; married, August 15, 1906, to Harriet E. Fuller.
  John McLane (1852-1911) — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Scotland, February 27, 1852. Republican. Founder of company which made post office furniture and equipment; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1891-94 (16th District 1891-92, 15th District 1893-94); delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900; Governor of New Hampshire, 1905-07. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pinehurst, Moore County, N.C., April 13, 1911 (age 59 years, 45 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery, Milford, N.H.
  Relatives: Married to Ellen Tuck (1855-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Herbert Neal (b. 1862) — also known as John H. Neal — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H.; Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Parsonfield, York County, Maine, March 20, 1862. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1903-04. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Neal and Sarah Jane (Lord) Neal.
  John Jay Philbrick (1840-1897) — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., March 6, 1840. Steamship agent; commission merchant; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Key West, Fla., 1871-77; Vice-Consul for Germany in Key West, Fla., 1871-77. Member, Freemasons. Died September 14, 1897 (age 57 years, 192 days). Interment at Key West Cemetery, Key West, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Vaughan Plummer (1918-1993) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Malden, Middlesex County, Mass., November 23, 1918. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1966-81. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of renal failure and other complications, in Downeast Community Hospital, Machias, Washington County, Maine, November 5, 1993 (age 74 years, 347 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  Henry Brewer Quinby (1846-1924) — also known as Henry B. Quinby — of Gilford, Belknap County, N.H.; Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, June 10, 1846. Republican. Iron manufacturer; banker; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1887-88; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1889-90; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1891-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1892; Governor of New Hampshire, 1909-11. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 8, 1924 (age 77 years, 243 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Quinby and Jane E. (Brewer) Quinby; married, June 22, 1870, to Octavia M. Cole (1846-1920).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Langdon Rand (1861-1942) — also known as John L. Rand — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., October 28, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for railroad, lumber, and mining companies; member of Oregon state senate, 1903-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1921-42; died in office 1942; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1927-29, 1933-35, 1939-41. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., November 19, 1942 (age 81 years, 22 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of John Sullivan Rand and Elvira Wallace (Odiorne) Rand; married to Edith Gonzaga Packwood (1871-1954); father of Irving Rand (1896-1978).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Nathaniel Rogers (1892-1945) — also known as William N. Rogers — of Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Sanbornville, Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H., January 10, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1917, 1919, 1921; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1923-25, 1932-37; defeated, 1918, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H., September 25, 1945 (age 53 years, 258 days). Interment at Lovell Lake Cemetery, Sanbornville, Wakefield, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert E. Rogers and Lilian A. (Sanborn) Rogers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Eaton Dudley Sargent (1870-1944) — also known as Eaton D. Sargent — of Winchendon, Worcester County, Mass.; Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Crescent City, Putnam County, Fla. Born in Bradford, Orange County, Vt., August 13, 1870. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1918; mayor of Nashua, N.H., 1924-27; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1926, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1930. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died of heart failure while pruning an orange tree, in Crescent City, Putnam County, Fla., March 27, 1944 (age 73 years, 227 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, Nashua, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew P. Sargent (1826-1886) and Mary Julina (Bean) Sargent (1831-1911); married, September 18, 1901, to Clara Josephine Marsh Gage (1870-1960); third cousin thrice removed of Abel Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Flanders (1816-1896).
  Political families: Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Oliver Lyman Spaulding (1833-1922) — also known as Oliver L. Spaulding — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Jaffrey, Cheshire County, N.H., August 2, 1833. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; secretary of state of Michigan, 1867-70; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1881-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., July 30, 1922 (age 88 years, 362 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of John Swegles, Jr. (1819-1861).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter Stewart (1915-1985) — Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., January 23, 1915. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1954-58; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1958-81; took senior status 1981. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Skull and Bones. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., December 7, 1985 (age 70 years, 318 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Andrew Coolidge Stone (1839-1905) — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H., May 16, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1880-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., February 26, 1905 (age 65 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  George H. Stowell (1835-1915) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H., October 28, 1835. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1871, 1874; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1874-76; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1881-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., May 19, 1915 (age 79 years, 203 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  John Sullivan (1740-1795) — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H., February 17, 1740. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1774, 1780-81; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1782-86; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1782-83; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1785-86; President of New Hampshire, 1786-88, 1789-90; federal judge, 1789; U.S. District Judge for New Hampshire, 1789-95; died in office 1795. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Freemasons. Died in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., January 23, 1795 (age 54 years, 340 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Brother of James Sullivan (1744-1808); father of George Sullivan.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Herbert James Taft (b. 1860) — also known as Herbert J. Taft — of Greenville, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Mason, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 1, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1890-91; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1905-06. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Taft and Mary (Wilson) Taft; married, October 21, 1887, to Ida F. Chamberlin.
  James Scollay Taft (b. 1844) — also known as James S. Taft — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Born in Nelson, Cheshire County, N.H., July 16, 1844. Republican. Dry goods merchant; pottery manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1895; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1903; mayor of Keene, N.H., 1903-05. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Taft and Nancy (Burnap) Taft; married, January 9, 1874, to Helen A. Ball.
  Amos Leavitt Taylor (b. 1877) — also known as Amos L. Taylor — of Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Danbury, Merrimack County, N.H., February 22, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1932; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1924-49; secretary of Massachusetts Republican Party, 1927-28; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1929-32. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Leavitt Taylor and Nellie Jane (Martin) Taylor; married, June 16, 1906, to Myra Lillian Fairbank (died 1944); married to Caroline W. Dudley.
  William F. Thayer (b. 1846) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H., March 13, 1846. Republican. Banker; director, Northern New Hampshire Railroad; treasurer of New Hampshire Republican Party, 1892-1909; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1908, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Thayer and Sarah Wheeler (Fiske) Thayer; married, October 20, 1874, to Sarah Clarke Wentworth.
  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
Thomas L. Tullock Thomas Logan Tullock (1820-1883) — also known as Thomas L. Tullock — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., February 11, 1820. Republican. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1858-61; Navy agent at Portsmouth, N.H., 1861-65; postmaster at Washington, D.C., 1882-83. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died June 20, 1883 (age 63 years, 129 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Tullock and Mary (Neal) Tullock; married, August 29, 1844, to Emily Estell Rogers; married, January 10, 1866, to Miranda Barney Swain.
  Image source: History of New Hampshire (1888)
  Robert Moore Wallace (1847-1914) — also known as Robert M. Wallace — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., May 2, 1847. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1877-78; Hillsborough County Solicitor, 1883-93; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1893-1901; appointed 1893; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1901-13. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 5, 1914 (age 66 years, 338 days). Interment at West Street Cemetery, Milford, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Jonas Wallace and Mary (Darling) Wallace; married, August 24, 1874, to Ella M. Hutchinson (1851-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sumner Wallace (1856-1920) — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, March 7, 1856. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; director of banks, railroads, and electric utilities; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1885; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1908. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Lake Wales, Polk County, Fla., January 11, 1920 (age 63 years, 310 days). Interment at Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Gowell Wallace and Sarah Esther (Greenfield) Wallace; brother of Albert Wallace (1854-1916); married, January 30, 1884, to Harriet Zerega Curtis (died 1907); married, July 27, 1910, to Alice Frost (Coffin) Forbes; nephew of Edwin Wallace.
  Political family: Wallace family of Rochester, New Hampshire.
  Joseph E. Watson (1860-1937) — of Bronson, Branch County, Mich. Born in Center Sandwich, Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., July 8, 1860. Republican. Merchant; banker; postmaster; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Branch County, 1919-24; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1925-28. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died March 20, 1937 (age 76 years, 255 days). Burial location unknown.
  James Adams Weston (1827-1895) — also known as James A. Weston — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 27, 1827. Civil engineer; banker; mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1868, 1870-71, 1874-75; Governor of New Hampshire, 1871-72, 1874-75. Member, Freemasons. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 8, 1895 (age 67 years, 254 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Weston (1791-1858) and Elizabeth 'Betsey' (Wilson) Weston (1797-1856); married, February 23, 1834, to Anna S. Gilmore (1833-1892).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Whipple (1730-1785) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Kittery, York County, Maine, January 14, 1730. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77; member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1780; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1783-85. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died November 28, 1785 (age 55 years, 318 days). Interment at North Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Aaron Milton Wilkins (1854-1910) — also known as Aaron M. Wilkins — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 22, 1854. Republican. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1903-04. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 27, 1910 (age 56 years, 125 days). Interment at Meadow View Cemetery, Amherst, N.H.
  Charles Levi Woodbury (1820-1898) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., May 22, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1857-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee). Member, Freemasons. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 1, 1898 (age 78 years, 40 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Woodbury and Elizabeth (Clapp) Woodbury (1796-1873); brother of Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (1821-1887; who married Montgomery Blair); uncle of Gist Blair; first cousin once removed of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924) and Charlotte Eliza Woodbury.
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Levi Woodbury (1789-1851) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 22, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1816-23; Governor of New Hampshire, 1823-24; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1825; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1825; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1825-31, 1841-45; resigned 1845; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1831-34; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1834-41; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1845-51; died in office 1851; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1848. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., September 4, 1851 (age 61 years, 256 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Woodbury (1767-1824) and Mary (Woodbury) Woodbury (1769-1839); married to Elizabeth Williams Clapp; father of Charles Levi Woodbury and Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (1821-1887; who married Montgomery Blair); grandfather of Gist Blair; granduncle of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924) and Charlotte Eliza Woodbury; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond.
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodbury County, Iowa is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
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