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Politician members in New Jersey

  Israel J. P. Adlerman (c.1879-1941) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born about 1879. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; Justice of City Court in the Bronx, 1933-41. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 3, 1941 (age about 62 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Rochelle Park, N.J.
  Arthur Melville Agnew (b. 1878) — also known as Arthur M. Agnew — of Grantwood, Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 22, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1913-15; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Agnew and Maria (McGovern) Agnew; married, October 20, 1910, to Elizabeth Johnston.
  Robert Atcheson Alberts (b. 1872) — also known as Robert A. Alberts — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., October 19, 1872. Republican. President, C. B. Hewitt & Bros. paper and glue; vice-president, Albowe Realty Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Charles Alberts and Sarah Jane (Atcheson) Alberts; married, November 27, 1913, to Grace Marshall.
  Theodore Frank Appleby (1864-1924) — also known as T. Frank Appleby — of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., October 10, 1864. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1896; mayor of Asbury Park, N.J., 1908-12; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart trouble, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., December 15, 1924 (age 60 years, 66 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Frelinguysen Appleby and Margaret Susanna (Mount) Appleby; married, April 10, 1889, to Alice C. Hoffman; father of Stewart Hoffman Appleby (1890-1964).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Alexander John Arndt (1899-1979) — also known as Alex J. Arndt — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Lambertville, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 26, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; business owner; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Baptist. Member, Rotary; American Legion; Freemasons. Died in March, 1979 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  John Boyd Avis (1875-1944) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Deerfield, Cumberland County, N.J., July 11, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1902-05; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1904-05; member of New Jersey state senate from Gloucester County, 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1929-44; died in office 1944. Presbyterian. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; Foresters; Redmen. Died, in Price Memorial Hospital, Camden, Camden County, N.J., January 21, 1944 (age 68 years, 194 days). Interment at Wenonah Cemetery, Woodbury, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Hitchner Avis (1845-1933) and Sarah 'Sallie' (Barker) Avis (1846-1926); married, September 27, 1899, to Minnie Genung Anderson (died 1949).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Harry Bacharach (b. 1873) — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 24, 1873. Postmaster at Atlantic City, N.J., 1901-03; mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1912, 1916-20, 1930-35. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bacharach and Betty (Nusbaum) Bacharach; married, September 16, 1901, to Hattie Hanstein.
  Isaac Bacharach (1870-1956) — also known as "Boardwalk Ike" — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Brigantine, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 5, 1870. Republican. Real estate business; lumber business; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1911; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1915-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Jewish. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., September 5, 1956 (age 86 years, 244 days). Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bacharach and Betty (Nusbaum) Bacharach; married to Florence Scull (died 1904).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  J. Henry Bacheller (1869-1939) — also known as Harry Bacheller — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 1, 1869. President, Fidelity Union Trust Co.; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1900-02; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1903-05. Baptist. English, Scottish, and French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart disease, in Newark, Essex County, N.J., December 12, 1939 (age 70 years, 314 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  André Louis Bagger (1846-1895) — also known as André L. Bagger — of Washington, D.C. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1846. Fought on the German side in the Franco-Prussian War, 1870; patent attorney; during a controversy with D.C. Governor Alexander R. Shepherd, challenged him to a duel, but nothing came of it; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Washington, D.C., 1886-95; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Washington, D.C., 1887-95. Danish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, reportedly from apoplexy, in his room at the DeWitt House hotel, Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, N.J., May 23, 1895 (age about 48 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Loomis Baldrey (1882-1954) — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., May 19, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney, 1918-23; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Kiwanis. Died in 1954 (age about 72 years). Interment at Greenacres Memorial Park, Ferndale, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Baldrey and Mella Calista (Loomis) Baldrey; married, June 16, 1906, to Winona Florence Hine (died 1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Carlyle Barbour (b. 1895) — also known as John C. Barbour — of Clifton, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Haledon, Passaic County, N.J., April 18, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1929-32; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1933-36. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Barbour and Anna Barbour.
  James Solomon Barcus (1863-1920) — also known as James S. Barcus — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Sullivan County, Ind., March 18, 1863. Publisher; author; lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1903-05. Member, Freemasons. Died in Newark, Essex County, N.J., May 3, 1920 (age 57 years, 46 days). Interment somewhere in Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Barcus and Martha Barcus; married 1884 to Bettie Belle Tichenor.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William J. Bartow (1832-1906) — of East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Independence, Warren County, N.J., October 26, 1832. Mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1860-61; Saginaw County Treasurer. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died November 14, 1906 (age 74 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Richard Dewey Bensen (1898-1997) — also known as Richard D. Bensen — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Weehawken, Hudson County, N.J., March 20, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Died in St. Johns County, Fla., August 18, 1997 (age 99 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Bensen and Annie Bensen.
  Franklin Haywood Berry (1904-1975) — also known as Franklin H. Berry — of Toms River, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Manahawkin, Ocean County, N.J., May 15, 1904. Lawyer; bank director; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Ocean County, 1947. Member, Kiwanis; Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Toms River, Ocean County, N.J., June 16, 1975 (age 71 years, 32 days). Interment at Beach Avenue Cemetery, Manahawkin, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Willits Berry (1874-1938) and Jessie (Haywood) Berry (1881-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harlan Besson (1887-1949) — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J.; Frenchtown, Hunterdon County, N.J. Born in Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J., July 1, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1912; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1932-35. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Reserve Officers Association. Died, of heart disease, in Frenchtown, Hunterdon County, N.J., January 9, 1949 (age 61 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Austin Besson (c.1854-1937) and Arabella (Roseberry) Besson; married, May 14, 1913, to Addie Case; cousin *** of J. W. Rufus Besson (1871?-1936).
  James Gillespie Birney (1792-1857) — also known as James G. Birney — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky.; Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y.; Lower Saginaw, Saginaw County (now Bay City, Bay County), Mich. Born in Danville, Boyle County, Ky., February 4, 1792. Lawyer; studied law in the office of Alexander J. Dallas in Philadelphia; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1816-18; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1819-20; solicitor general of Alabama, 1823-26; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1828; mayor of Huntsville, Ala., 1829; abolitionist; Liberty candidate for President of the United States, 1840, 1844; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1843, 1845. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Anti-Slavery Society. While traveling in 1845, the horse he was riding bucked; he fell and was injured; his condition worsened over time, leading to tremors and paralysis, and he died as a result, in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., November 25, 1857 (age 65 years, 294 days). Interment at Williamsburgh Cemetery, Groveland, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Gillespie Birney and Mary Reed Birney; married, February 16, 1816, to Agatha McDowell; married 1840 to Elizabeth Potts Fitzhugh (sister of Henry Fitzhugh); father of James M. Birney (1817-1888); uncle of Humphrey Marshall; grandfather of Arthur Alexis Birney.
  Political family: Birney family of Danville, Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis B. Blissard (1913-1998) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Port Norris, Cumberland County, N.J., July 15, 1913. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; real estate developer; U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1954-61. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Jesters; Phi Delta Phi. Died May 12, 1998 (age 84 years, 301 days). Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of David Corson Blissard and Bertha Mae (Haines) Blissard; married, July 15, 1945, to Frances E. Morgan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles M. Boswell (1860-1934) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Toms River, Ocean County, N.J., December 28, 1860. Republican. Minister; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1900 ; corresponding secretary, Methodist Board of Home Missions and Church Extension, 1906-17; corresponding secretary, Methodist Episcopal Hospital, 1917-34; president, Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association, 1925-34. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from pneumonia, in Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 20, 1934 (age 73 years, 357 days). Interment at Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Boswell and Catherine Boswell; married, May 23, 1888, to Florence E. Dobson (1851-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Brearley (1741-1790) — also known as David Brearly — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., June 11, 1741. Lawyer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1776; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1779-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Hunterdon County, 1787; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1789; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1789-90; died in office 1790. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., August 16, 1790 (age 49 years, 66 days). Interment at St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard, Trenton, N.J.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Gouverneur Burnet (1788-1870) — also known as David G. Burnet — of Texas. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., April 14, 1788. U.S. Consul in Galveston, 1832-35; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Liberty, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Liberty, 1835; President of the Texas Republic, 1836; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1838-41; Texas Republic Secretary of State, 1839, 1839-40. Member, Freemasons. Died December 5, 1870 (age 82 years, 235 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Lakeview Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of William Burnet; half-brother of Jacob Burnet (1770-1853).
  Political family: Burnet family of Newark, New Jersey.
  Burnet County, Tex. is named for him.
  John C. Butterworth (1870-1952) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, 1870. Socialist. Naturalized U.S. citizen; silk weaver; Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1913, 1916, 1919, 1925, 1928, 1931, 1937, 1940, 1943, 1949; on October 6, 1924, during a strike at the silk mills in Paterson, N.J., while the city was under martial law, he and other strikers and supporters were arrested and convicted of unlawful assembly; the convictions were later overturned by the New Jersey Supreme Court; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1924, 1932, 1934, 1938, 1942, 1944, 1946; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940, 1948, 1952. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Industrial Workers of the World. Died in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., October 17, 1952 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Gordon Canfield (1898-1972) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., April 15, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper reporter; secretary to U.S. Rep. George N. Seger, 1923-40; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 1941-61. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; American Legion. Died in Hawthorne, Passaic County, N.J., June 20, 1972 (age 74 years, 66 days). Interment at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Carl A. Canfield and Florence A. (Saxton) Canfield; married, November 15, 1928, to Dorothy E. Greenwell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Budd Cannon (1866-1948) — also known as B. Budd Cannon — of Milton, Northumberland County, Pa. Born in New Jersey, December 18, 1866. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904, 1916; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons. Died January 27, 1948 (age 81 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Robert Carey (b. 1872) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., 1872. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1913; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (alternate), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1944, 1948; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1928, 1934; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Hudson County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1900 to Cora G. Curney.
  Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943) — also known as Gouverneur M. Carnochan — of New City, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., June 28, 1892. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; stockbroker; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member, Freemasons. While in wartime service, he was killed in a plane crash, in South America or the Atlantic Ocean, October 12, 1943 (age 51 years, 106 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery, Bernardsville, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915) and Mathilda Grosvenor (Goodridge) Carnochan (1869-1905); married 1915 to Eleanor Taylor (1894-1922); married 1928 to Sierra Baldwin Bliss (1903-1966); father of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1919-1944; private in U.S. Army, killed in action in Luxembourg); second great-grandnephew of Richard Valentine Morris; third great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1726-1798); third great-grandnephew of Richard Morris (1730-1810) and Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); fourth great-grandnephew of Robert Hunter Morris; fifth great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); first cousin four times removed of Lewis Richard Morris; second cousin thrice removed of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894).
  Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence Edwards Case (1877-1961) — also known as Clarence E. Case — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., September 24, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Somerset County Judge, 1910-13; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1918-29; Governor of New Jersey, 1920; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1929-46, 1948-52; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1946-48. Christian Reformed. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Died, from a heart ailment, in Somerset Hospital, Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., September 3, 1961 (age 83 years, 344 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Case and Amanda V. (Edwards) Case; married, January 29, 1913, to Anna Gist Rogers (died 1922); married, July 25, 1925, to Ruth (Weldon) Griggs (died 1959); uncle of Clifford Philip Case (1904-1982).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Peter Angelo Cavicchia (1879-1967) — also known as Peter A. Cavicchia — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Italy, May 22, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1931-37 (9th District 1931-33, 11th District 1933-37). Presbyterian. Italian ancestry. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; Freemasons; Sons of Italy. Died in Belleville, Essex County, N.J., September 11, 1967 (age 88 years, 112 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Dominic Cavicchia and Maria Josephine (Lombardi) Cavicchia; married, December 15, 1909, to Annabella Auger (died 1936); married to Elsie Del Negro.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Alvah H. Cole (1884-1970) — of Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Pleasant Run, Hunterdon County, N.J., 1884. Merchant; mayor of Highland Park, N.J., 1948-51. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Edison Lodge Nursing Home, Edison, Middlesex County, N.J., May 11, 1970 (age about 85 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
  Austen Colgate (1863-1927) — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 12, 1863. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1906, 1908-09; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1912-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924. Member, Freemasons. Died September 5, 1927 (age 64 years, 24 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Colgate and Elizabeth Colgate.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederic Runyon Colie (1895-1974) — also known as Frederic R. Colie — of Millburn, Essex County, N.J.; Short Hills, Essex County, N.J. Born in East Orange, Essex County, N.J., May 4, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1941-48; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1948-61. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died, in St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, Essex County, N.J., May 30, 1974 (age 79 years, 26 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Martin Colie and Caroline (Runyon) Colie; married, November 11, 1922, to Rosalie Littell Hall.
  George Compton (b. 1869) — of Hillside, Union County, N.J. Born in Scotland, July 1, 1869. Republican. General contractor; lumber dealer; real estate developer; bank director; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1923-29. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Albert Comstock (b. 1881) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., April 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1925-27. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Comstock (died 1881); married, June 10, 1910, to Hetty Baum.
  Aldrage B. Cooper, Jr. (1937-2016) — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., 1937. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1968; mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1974-75; appointed 1974. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; Freemasons. Died September 21, 2016 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ruth G. Cooper and Aldrage B. Cooper.
Royal S. Copeland Royal Samuel Copeland (1868-1938) — also known as Royal S. Copeland — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 7, 1868. Homeopathic physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1901-03; U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936; candidate in Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1937. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Maccabees; Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Public Health Association. Died in Washington, D.C., June 17, 1938 (age 69 years, 222 days). Interment at Mahwah Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Roscoe Pulaski Copeland and Frances Jane (Holmes) Copeland (born 1843); married, December 31, 1891, to Mary DePriest Ryan; married, July 15, 1908, to Frances Spalding; nephew of Joseph Tarr Copeland (1813-1893).
  Political family: Copeland family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Frederick Irving Cox (1870-1962) — also known as Frederick I. Cox — of Budd Lake, Morris County, N.J. Born in Rockaway, Morris County, N.J., May 25, 1870. Republican. Silk manufacturing executive; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1921-26. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, in the Reeder Rest Home, Allamuchy, Warren County, N.J., March 31, 1962 (age 91 years, 310 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Backster Cox and Carolyn (Cooper) Cox; married, November 24, 1897, to Anna A. Simpson.
  Francis B. Davis (b. 1878) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., March 12, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Gloucester County Republican Party, 1913-14; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1917-22; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924, 1928; member of New Jersey state senate from Gloucester County, 1924-31. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 28, 1913, to Martha Westcott.
  John Warren Davis (1867-1945) — also known as J. Warren Davis — of Salem, Salem County, N.J.; Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., March 4, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1912-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1913-16; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1916-20; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1920-39. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died February 21, 1945 (age 77 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Davis and Emmie Virginia (Sawyer) Davis; married, June 14, 1913, to Marguerite N. Gay.
  Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824) — of Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J. Born in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., October 16, 1760. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1786-87, 1790, 1814-15; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1787-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1791-99; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1795-99; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1799-1805. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. Arrested in 1807 on charges of conspiring with Aaron Burr in treasonable projects; gave bail and was released, but never brought to trial. Died in Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J., October 9, 1824 (age 63 years, 359 days). Entombed at St. John's Churchyard, Elizabeth, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Dayton (1737-1807); distant relative *** of William Lewis Dayton.
  Political family: Dayton family of Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  The city of Dayton, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Theodore DeRousse (1844-1921) — also known as Louis T. DeRousse — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 29, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; accountant; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1895-97; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1896; postmaster at Camden, N.J., 1898-1903. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in West Oak Lane, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 27, 1921 (age 77 years, 90 days). Interment at Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, N.J.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Charles Shimer Boyer (1869-1936).
  Amos F. Dixon (b. 1877) — of Stillwater Township, Sussex County, N.J. Born near Victoria, Knox County, Ill., December 5, 1877. Engineer and executive in the Bell System, 1902-40; granted more than 60 patents for inventions; dairy farmer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1945-49; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Sussex County, 1947. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Francis Vreeland Dobbins (c.1876-1934) — also known as Francis V. Dobbins — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born in Rahway, Union County, N.J., about 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1914; chair of Union County Democratic Party, 1921, 1925; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1928. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died suddenly, while waiting for a bus at the Public Service Bus Terminal, Newark, Essex County, N.J., April 5, 1934 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Julia Magee.
  Ralph Waldo Emerson Donges (b. 1875) — also known as Ralph W. E. Donges — of Camden, Camden County, N.J.; Collingswood, Camden County, N.J. Born in Donaldson, Schuylkill County, Pa., May 5, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1920-30; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1930-48; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1948-51. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Moose; Elks. Entombed in mausoleum at Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, N.J.
  Presumably named for: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  Relatives: Son of John W. Donges and Rose (Renaud) Donges; married, October 1, 1921, to Lillian L. Mosebach.
  Richard Grant Augustus Donnelly (1841-1905) — also known as Richard A. Donnelly — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., March 4, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; clothing merchant; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1880-81; mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1884-86; New Jersey state treasurer, 1895-1901. Irish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died February 27, 1905 (age 63 years, 360 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Donnelly and Elizabeth (Grant) Donnelly; married to Sue A. Davidson (died 1872) and Susie Isabel Gold.
  Elias Osborn Doremus (1831-1907) — also known as Elias O. Doremus — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., January 17, 1831. Builder; bank director; insurance executive; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1873-74. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar. Died in East Orange, Essex County, N.J., May 13, 1907 (age 76 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Cornelius Doremus and Julia A. (Osborn) Doremus; married 1855 to Harriet Peck.
  Henry Meade Doremus (1851-1921) — also known as Henry M. Doremus — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Morris County, N.J., May 23, 1851. Republican. Building contractor; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1885-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888, 1904, 1916, 1920; Essex County Sheriff, 1897-99; mayor of Newark, N.J., 1903-06. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 16, 1921 (age 69 years, 238 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Peter G. Doremus and Susanah Doremus; married, September 22, 1875, to Phoebe G. Baldwin (1856-1933).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beveridge C. Dunlop (1879-1961) — of Spring Valley, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., April 28, 1879. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; textile executive; bank director; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1914; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Christian Reformed. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons. Died in Spring Valley, Rockland County, N.Y., July 2, 1961 (age 82 years, 65 days). Interment at Brick Church Cemetery, Spring Valley, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Marvin (1880-1980).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Durand (1895-1978) — of Sea Girt, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J., March 9, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1930-31; member of New Jersey state senate from Monmouth County, 1933-38. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1978 (age about 83 years). Interment at Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan, N.J.
  Edwin Winfield Eden (1887-1953) — also known as Edwin W. Eden — of Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., 1887. Mayor of Highland Park, N.J., 1928-30. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons. Died in Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J., September 1, 1953 (age about 66 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
  Edward Irving Edwards (1863-1931) — also known as Edward I. Edwards — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bergen town (now part of Jersey City), Hudson County, N.J., December 1, 1863. Democrat. General contractor; banker; New Jersey state comptroller, 1911-17; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1919; Governor of New Jersey, 1920-23; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1923-29; defeated, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928. Episcopalian. Welsh and English ancestry. Member, American Bankers Association; Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Depressed over political and financial misfortunes, the deaths of those close to him, and his own poor health, he shot and killed himself, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 26, 1931 (age 67 years, 56 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William W. Edwards and Emma J. (Nation) Edwards; brother of William D. Edwards (1853?-1916); married, November 14, 1888, to Jule Blanche Smith (died 1928).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elisha Egbert (1806-1870) — of Indiana. Born in Readington, Hunterdon County, N.J., November 4, 1806. School teacher; lawyer; probate judge in Indiana, 1834-38, 1848-52; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1838-39; defeated, 1832; common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1852-70. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., November 4, 1870 (age 64 years, 0 days). Interment at City Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Eliza McCartney (1811-1846) and Mary Elizabeth Davis (1828-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James G. Egolf (c.1910-1959) — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born about 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1951-53. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Moose. Died, of a heart attack, in Rahway, Union County, N.J., January 5, 1959 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Lillian F. Walsh (1922?-).
  Abram Isaac Elkus (1867-1947) — also known as Abram I. Elkus — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 6, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member, New York State Board of Regents, 1911-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1916-17; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1919-20; defeated, 1913, 1920. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee; Freemasons. Died in Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J., October 15, 1947 (age 80 years, 70 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Elkus and Julia Elkus; married, April 15, 1896, to Gertrude R. Hess; father of Katharine Elkus White (1906-?).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Edgar H. Ellis (b. 1894) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., June 14, 1894. Republican. Insurance business; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1926-28. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Reid English (b. 1886) — also known as Charles R. English — of Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Englishtown, Monmouth County, N.J., May 18, 1886. Republican. Automobile dealer; mayor of Red Bank, N.J., 1931-39. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Perrine English and Anna (Reid) English; married, June 29, 1910, to Ethel Mount.
  Jacob Evertson (1734-1807) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., January 3, 1734. Member of New York provincial congress, 1774-75; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Presbyterian. Dutch ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., May 1, 1807 (age 73 years, 118 days). Interment at Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Churchyard, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Margaret Evertson (1764-1837; who married John Cotton Smith (1765-1845)).
  Guy Leverne Fake (1879-1957) — also known as Guy L. Fake — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y., November 15, 1879. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1907-08; district judge in New Jersey 2nd District, 1909-24; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1929-48. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Junior Order; United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., September 23, 1957 (age 77 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Elwood Fake (1854-1936) and Mary Louise (Cook) Fake (1856-1937); married to Grace Elizabeth Mucklow (1880-1978); first cousin of Kenneth Hearn Fake (1895-1963).
  Leland F. Ferry (b. 1900) — of Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J.; West Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Bethel, Fairfield County, Conn., February 12, 1900. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; criminal court judge in New Jersey, 1936-44; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Bergen County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fairchild N. Ferry and Clara B. Ferry; married to Lois A. Curtis.
  Frederick Samuel Fish (b. 1852) — also known as Frederick S. Fish — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 5, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1884; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1885-87; director and general counsel, Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company; president, Studebaker Vehicle Company; chairman, Studebaker Corporation. Baptist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Fish (D.D.) and Clara (Jones) Fish; married, June 16, 1887, to Grace A. Studebaker.
  Joseph Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) — also known as J. Allen Frear, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903. Democrat. Banker; president, Kent General Hospital, 1947-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1949-61; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-63; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Sigma Nu. Died January 15, 1993 (age 89 years, 314 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Frear and Clara (Lowber) Frear; married, February 11, 1933, to Esther Viola Schauer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen (1869-1948) — also known as Joseph S. Frelinghuysen — of Raritan, Somerset County, N.J.; Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Raritan, Somerset County, N.J., March 12, 1869. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; fire insurance business; insurance underwriter; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1906-11; defeated, 1902; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1917-23; defeated, 1922, 1928, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1944; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Dutch ancestry. Member, Grange; Union League; Freemasons; Elks. Died February 9, 1948 (age 78 years, 334 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery, Bernardsville, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick John Frelinghuysen (1818-1891) and Victoria Bowen (Sherman) Frelinghuysen (1830-1914); married to Emily Macy Brewster (1881-1967); grandnephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen; great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804); first cousin once removed of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; second cousin of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1848-1924); second cousin once removed of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen; second cousin twice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., John Davis Lodge, Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr. and Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen; second cousin thrice removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-) and Rodney P. Frelinghuysen.
  Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Oramel B. Fuller Oramel B. Fuller (1858-1935) — of Ford River, Delta County, Mich. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 22, 1858. Republican. Lumber business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Delta District, 1893-98; member of Michigan state senate 30th District, 1901-04, 1907-08; injured in a fall at the entrance to his home, about 1905, and paralyzed; used a wheelchair for the rest of his life; Michigan state auditor general, 1909-32; defeated, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 4, 1935 (age 77 years, 286 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Muskegon, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1887 to Jennie L. Van Zalingen (1862-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
  Guy George Gabrielson (1891-1976) — also known as Guy G. Gabrielson — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J.; Ambler, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County, Iowa, May 22, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; president, Nicolet Asbestos Mines, Danville, Quebec; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1926-29; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1929; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1944-52; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1949-52; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1952. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Union League. Died in Point Pleasant, Ocean County, N.J., May 1, 1976 (age 84 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank August Gabrielson and Ida (Jansen) Gabrielson; married, February 5, 1918, to Cora M. Speer.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
James A. Garfield James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) — also known as James A. Garfield — of Hiram, Portage County, Ohio. Born in a log cabin near Orange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 19, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; college professor; president, Eclectic University (now Hiram College); member of Ohio state senate, 1859-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1863-81; President of the United States, 1881; died in office 1881. Disciples of Christ. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Delta Upsilon. Shot by the assassin Charles J. Guiteau, in the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1881, and died from the effects of the wound and infection, in Elberon, Monmouth County, N.J., September 19, 1881 (age 49 years, 304 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio; statue erected 1887 at Garfield Circle, Washington, D.C.; statue at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Abram Garfield (1799-1833) and Elizabeth (Ballou) Garfield (1801-1888); married, November 11, 1858, to Lucretia "Crete" Rudolph (1832-1918); father of James Rudolph Garfield; fourth cousin of Eli Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of John Alden Thayer (1857-1917).
  Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: William S. Maynard
  Garfield counties in Colo., Mont., Neb., Okla., Utah and Wash. are named for him.
  Garfield Mountain, in the Cascade Range, King County, Washington, is named for him.  — The city of Garfield, New Jersey, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: James G. Stewart
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $20 gold certificate in 1898-1905.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about James A. Garfield: Allan Peskin, Garfield: A Biography — Justus D. Doenecke, The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Frederick W. Gnichtel (b. 1860) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., 1860. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1906-08. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 15, 1888, to Caroline Collis Stevenson.
  Edward Winthrop Gray (1870-1942) — also known as Edward W. Gray — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., August 18, 1870. Republican. Newspaper reporter; newspaper publisher; secretary of New Jersey Republican Party, 1908-13; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 1915-19; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1918, 1928. Dutch Reformed. Member, Freemasons. Died in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 10, 1942 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Gray and Elizabeth (Beggs) Gray; married, September 29, 1898, to Altha R. Hay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Greenlie (1867-1911) — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1867. Republican. Shipbuilder; mayor of Passaic, N.J., 1904-07. Christian Reformed. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died, from apoplexy, in his room at the Northwestern Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 16, 1911 (age about 44 years). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Powell Greenlie (1833-1900) and Georgina Cameron (Ireland) Greenlie (1837-1928); married to Mattie Ora Pierson (1868-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William L. Hadley (b. 1883) — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Staffordshire, England, July 7, 1883. Coal miner; newspaper publisher; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Union County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Hadley and Matilda (Robinson) Hadley; married, September 30, 1906, to Amy Elizabeth Swinbank.
  Harry T. Hagaman (1869-1952) — of Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Toms River, Ocean County, N.J., June 2, 1869. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1917-19; member of New Jersey state senate from Ocean County, 1920-22. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Junior Order; Redmen; Foresters; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died in 1952 (age about 83 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Toms River, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Hagaman (1845-1917) and Alica M. (Applegate) Hagaman (1851-1921); married, June 26, 1895, to Maude Walton (1898-1990).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Griffith Haight (1879-1942) — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Colts Neck, Monmouth County, N.J., August 4, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1914-19; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1919-20; resigned 1920. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died January 26, 1942 (age 62 years, 175 days). Interment at Freehold Cemetery, Freehold, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Tyler Haight and Mary Louise (Drummond) Haight; married, October 18, 1905, to Annie M. Crater.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Joshua C. Haines (b. 1868) — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Born in Swedesboro, Gloucester County, N.J., July 1, 1868. Republican. Camden County Sheriff, 1914-17; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1918-20. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Millet Hand (1902-1956) — also known as T. Millet Hand — of Cape May, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Cape May, Cape May County, N.J., July 7, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; vice-chair of New Jersey Republican Party, 1941-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1945-56; died in office 1956. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died in Cold Spring, Cape May County, N.J., December 26, 1956 (age 54 years, 172 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Cold Spring, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Reeves Hand and Sarah (Millet) Hand; married, March 1, 1930, to Mary Mercer Worth (died); married, December 31, 1950, to Elizabeth Frost Spang.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Joseph Hanson (b. 1893) — also known as Frank J. Hanson — of Totowa, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., March 12, 1893. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1927-29. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Elks; Exchange Club. Burial location unknown.
  John Ralph Hardin (b. 1860) — also known as John R. Hardin — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Sussex County, N.J., April 24, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; bank director; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1891-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1904, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 1, 1894, to Jennie Josephine Roe.
  George B. Harper (b. 1918) — of Layton, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., December 5, 1918. Republican. Engineer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1964 (alternate), 1968, 1972 (alternate); member of New Jersey state senate from Sussex County, 1954-64; resigned 1964; chair of Sussex County Republican Party, 1959. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Archibald Chapman Hart (1873-1935) — also known as Archibald C. Hart — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J.; Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Lennoxville (now part of Sherbrooke), Quebec, February 27, 1873. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1908; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1912-13, 1913-17. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Foresters; American Bar Association. Died in Teaneck, Bergen County, N.J., July 24, 1935 (age 62 years, 147 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of R. M. Hart and Caroline (Antrobus) Hart; married to Lily Fenwick.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Reuben Locke Haskell (1878-1971) — also known as Reuben L. Haskell — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 5, 1878. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1912; county judge in New York, 1920-25; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1921. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Royal Arcanum; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Delta Chi. Died in Westwood, Bergen County, N.J., October 2, 1971 (age 92 years, 362 days). Interment at Mt. Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert B. Haskell and Monrovia (Grayson) Haskell; married, October 8, 1902, to Aleda C. Baylis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Leon Henderson (1895-1986) — of Washington, D.C.; Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, N.C. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., May 26, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; economist; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1939-41; administrator, Office of Price Administration, 1941-42. Member, American Statistical Association; American Economic Association; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in October, 1986 (age 91 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester Bowen Henderson and Lida C. (Beebe) Henderson; married, July 25, 1925, to Myrlie Hamm.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Hewes (1730-1779) — of North Carolina. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., January 23, 1730. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1766-75, 1778-79; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1774-77, 1779; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Member, Freemasons. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 10, 1779 (age 49 years, 291 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Relative *** of Thomas Hewes (1874?-1957).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Garret A. Hobart Garret Augustus Hobart (1844-1899) — also known as Garret A. Hobart — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born near Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., June 3, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1873-74; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1877-82; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1884-96; Vice President of the United States, 1897-99; died in office 1899. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., November 21, 1899 (age 55 years, 171 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.; statue at Paterson City Hall, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Addison Willard Hobart (1819-1892) and Sophia (Vanderveer) Hobart (1819-1881); married, July 21, 1869, to Jennie Tuttle (1849-1941; daughter of Socrates Tuttle); fourth cousin of Ossian Edward Ray (1894-?).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Burlingame family of Vermont (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Almeth White Hoff (1878-1950) — also known as Almeth W. Hoff — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 24, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1911-12, 1914-15; defeated, 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died, from a heart ailment, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 22, 1950 (age 71 years, 272 days). Interment at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph F. Hoff and Sarah Adelia (White) Hoff (1853-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Hoffman (b. 1863) — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in High Bridge, Hunterdon County, N.J., December 9, 1863. Republican. Cigar business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1903-06; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1907-08. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Hoffman.
  Harold Giles Hoffman (1896-1954) — also known as Harold G. Hoffman — of South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., February 7, 1896. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; banker; newspaper columnist and radio commentator; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1923-24; mayor of South Amboy, N.J., 1925-27; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1927-31; New Jersey Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, 1930-35; Governor of New Jersey, 1935-38; defeated in primary, 1940, 1946; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Methodist. Member, Junior Order; Patriotic Order Sons of America; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Royal Arcanum. Suspended in 1954 as head of the New Jersey unemployment compensation system for an investigation of financial irregularities. Subsequently, when he died, his written confession of embezzlement schemes was disclosed. Died, of a heart attack, in his room at the Blake Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 4, 1954 (age 58 years, 117 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Hoffman and Ada Crawford (Thom) Hoffman; married, September 10, 1919, to Lillie Moss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Tilghman Holley (b. 1872) — also known as Alfred T. Holley — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., February 15, 1872. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; president, Holly & Smith, Inc., coal, hay, and grain merchants; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Dr. William Welles Holley and Katherine Summer (Wyse) Holley; married, April 22, 1914, to Alice Beatrice Herbert.
  Edward Hoos (1850-1912) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Newied am Rhine, Germany, August 31, 1850. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1896; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1897-1901. Member, Freemasons. Died October 24, 1912 (age 62 years, 54 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Charles P. Hutchinson (b. 1887) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., October 17, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; Mercer County Clerk, 1928-45; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1945-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Mercer County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Barton B. Hutchinson (1860-1928); married to Laura D. Reading.
  Frederick C. Hyer (b. 1874) — of Union County, N.J. Born in Rahway, Union County, N.J., December 10, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1908. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Spencer Hyer (1839-1909) and Jane (Young) Hyer; married, January 12, 1898, to Edith Cook.
  Lewis Spencer Hyer (1839-1909) — also known as Lewis S. Hyer — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born in Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J., March 1, 1839. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1874-75, 1888, 1889-91; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1881; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1882-96. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Odd Fellows. Died in Rahway, Union County, N.J., August 15, 1909 (age 70 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Young; father of Frederick C. Hyer (1874-?).
  John C. Jacobs (1839-1894) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa., December 16, 1839. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1867-73; member of New York state senate, 1874-85, 1890-91 (3rd District 1874-79, 4th District 1880-85, 2nd District 1890-91); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1880 (speaker). Member, Freemasons. Died in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., September 22, 1894 (age 54 years, 280 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, October 20, 1886, to Rosalia Marie Berkowicz (1842-1900).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sharpe James (b. 1936) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., February 20, 1936. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004; mayor of Newark, N.J., 1986-2006; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1992; member of New Jersey state senate 29th District, 1999-2008; indicted in July 2007 on federal charges of using city credit cards for personal expenses, and letting a girlfriend buy nine parcels of city-owned land for a small fraction of their value, without disclosing their relationship; convicted in April 2008; sentenced to 27 months in prison, and fined $100,000. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Francis James (1873-1945) — also known as W. Frank James — of Hancock, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 23, 1873. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; real estate and insurance business; Houghton County Treasurer, 1901-04; mayor of Hancock, Mich., 1908-10; member of Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1915-35; defeated, 1934, 1936. Methodist. Cornish ancestry. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees; Foresters; Eagles. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., November 17, 1945 (age 72 years, 178 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William F. James and Elizabeth A. (Williams) James; married, March 18, 1904, to Jennie M. Mingay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jonathan Jennings (1784-1834) — of Charlestown, Clark County, Ind. Born in Readington, Hunterdon County, N.J., March 27, 1784. Democrat. Lawyer; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Indiana Territory, 1809-16; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1816; Governor of Indiana, 1816-22; resigned 1822; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1822-31 (at-large 1822-23, 2nd District 1823-31). Member, Freemasons. Died near Charlestown, Clark County, Ind., July 26, 1834 (age 50 years, 121 days). Interment at Charlestown Cemetery, Charlestown, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Jennings (1744-1813) and Mary (Kennedy) Jennings; married 1811 to Ann Gilmore Hay (1792-1826); married 1827 to Clarissa Barbee.
  Jennings County, Ind. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. (1893-1968) — also known as "The General" — of Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., 1893. Mayor of Highland Park, N.J., 1920-22. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. President or Chairman of the Board, Johnson & Johnson, 1932-63. Died, in Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 30, 1968 (age about 74 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
  Benjamin Franklin Jones (b. 1870) — also known as Benjamin F. Jones — of Maplewood, Essex County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 1, 1870. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1899-1900; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1900; district judge in New Jersey, 1906-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Christian J. Jorgensen (b. 1910) — of Raritan Township, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., December 19, 1910. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1943; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Middlesex County, 1947. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, January 21, 1937, to Gertrude A. Bolte.
  Hamilton Fish Kean (1862-1941) — also known as Hamilton F. Kean — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Union Township, Union County, N.J., February 27, 1862. Republican. Banker; farmer; chair of Union County Republican Party, 1900; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1905-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1919-28; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1929-35; defeated, 1924, 1934; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1941 (age 79 years, 303 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Kean (1814-1895) and Lucinetta 'Lucy' (Halsted) Kean (1825-1912); brother of John Kean (1852-1914); married, January 12, 1888, to Katharine Taylor Winthrop (1866-1943); father of Robert Winthrop Kean; grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean; great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; great-grandnephew of Philip Peter Livingston; second great-grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler, Johannes de Peyster and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); first cousin once removed of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); first cousin twice removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); first cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; first cousin four times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes DePeyster, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, John Jacob Astor III, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston and Brockholst Livingston.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John N. Klein (b. 1862) — of Belleville, Essex County, N.J. Born in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa., April 24, 1862. Republican. Druggist; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Christian Reformed. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Modern Woodmen of America; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David G. Klein and Maria (Pott) Klein; married 1890 to Elizabeth Gephart.
  Walter S. Leaming (1854-1903) — of Cape May, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Seaville, Cape May County, N.J., March 4, 1854. Republican. Dentist; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1888; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1889-91; postmaster at Cape May, N.J., 1901-03. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cape May County, N.J., March 29, 1903 (age 49 years, 25 days). Interment at First Baptist Cemetery, Cape May Court House, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Furman Leaming and Eliza H. (Bennett) Leaming (1826-1887); brother of Edmund Bennett Leaming; married to Mary Lamont Holmes (1851-1877); married, December 27, 1888, to Rebecca H. Bennett (1863-1913); second cousin twice removed of Richard Smith Leaming (1828-1895).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sedgwick Rusling Leap (b. 1886) — also known as S. Rusling Leap — of Woodstown, Salem County, N.J. Born in Penns Grove, Salem County, N.J., July 16, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1927-29; member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1930-35. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith Walker Lewis, Jr. (1862-1915) — also known as Griffith W. Lewis — of Burlington, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., July 1, 1862. Republican. President, G.W. Lewis & Son, shoe manufacturers; vice-president, Mechanics National Bank; president, Burlington Electric Light & Power Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1907-09; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1910-12; chair of Burlington County Republican Party, 1910; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., August 28, 1915 (age 53 years, 58 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burlington, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Griffith W. Lewis (1834-1899) and Annie M. Lewis; married, June 28, 1893, to Mary Fenton.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Lippman (1864-1934) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., October 30, 1864. Republican. Banker; insurance executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920 (alternate), 1928, 1932 (alternate). Jewish. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in South Orange, Essex County, N.J., March 23, 1934 (age 69 years, 144 days). Interment at Bnai Jeshurun Cemetery, Hillside, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Leopold Lippman (1817-1882) and Elizabeth (Beumel) Lippman (1938-1913); married to May Rosenstein (1872-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  LeRoy W. Loder (b. 1883) — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J., December 5, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1914-19; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1932-34; member of New Jersey Democratic State Committee, 1933. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Burial location unknown.
  Charles E. Loizeaux (b. 1889) — also known as Charlie Loizeaux — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Vinton, Benton County, Iowa, January 22, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Plainfield, N.J., 1921; member of New Jersey state senate from Union County, 1933-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons; Junior Order; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
Henry C. Loudenslager Henry Clay Loudenslager (1852-1911) — also known as Henry C. Loudenslager — of Paulsboro, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Mauricetown, Cumberland County, N.J., May 22, 1852. Republican. Produce business; Gloucester County Clerk, 1882-92; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1893-1911; died in office 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1908. Member, Redmen; Freemasons. Died in Paulsboro, Gloucester County, N.J., August 12, 1911 (age 59 years, 82 days). Interment at Eglinton Cemetery, Clarksboro, N.J.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Robert Sayre MacCormack (1872-1938) — also known as Robert S. MacCormack — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; president of a fruit auction company; president, New York Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exchange; director, Franklin National Bank of New York; mayor of Westfield, N.J., 1936-38; died in office 1938. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, in Memorial Hospital, Rahway, Union County, N.J., September 7, 1938 (age about 66 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Emily Florence Waterbury (1890-1974).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Madden (b. 1873) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Tuckahoe, Cape May County, N.J., July 10, 1873. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1908-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Burch Madden and Eleanor (Steelman) Madden; married to Minnie J. Mentzler.
  G. Herbert Mallett (c.1906-1999) — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born about 1906. Republican. Mayor of Rutherford, N.J., 1960-64; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1964-65. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, of a stroke, at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J., June 2, 1999 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  Charles H. Martens (c.1883-1955) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born about 1883. Republican. Mayor of East Orange, N.J., 1918-52. Member, Freemasons. Died, in East Orange General Hospital, East Orange, Essex County, N.J., September 23, 1955 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  James William McCarthy (1872-1939) — also known as James W. McCarthy — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., September 8, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; assistant prosecuting attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Hudson County Judge, 1918-23; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1928; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1928; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1928-29; resigned 1929; chair of Hudson County Republican Party, 1929-33. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., June 28, 1939 (age 66 years, 293 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  See also federal judicial profile
George B. McClellan George Brinton McClellan (1826-1885) — also known as George B. McClellan; "Little Mac" — of New Jersey. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 3, 1826. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for President of the United States, 1864; Governor of New Jersey, 1878-81. Member, Freemasons; Loyal Legion. Died October 29, 1885 (age 58 years, 330 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.; statue erected 1907 at Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of George McClellan and Elizabeth Steinmetz (Brinton) McClellan; married to Mary Ellen Marcy (daughter of Gen. Randolph Barnes Marcy (1812-1887); granddaughter of Laban Marcy); father of George Brinton McClellan (1865-1940).
  Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
  Other politicians named for him: George HarveyGeorge B. HudnallGeorge B. McClellan
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about George B. McClellan: Stephen W. Sears, George B. McClellan : The Young Napoleon
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
  Cornelius McCrelis (1883-1964) — of Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., 1883. Mayor of Highland Park, N.J., 1922-24. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Highland Park, Middlesex County, N.J., May 10, 1964 (age about 80 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, N.J.
  James A. McWilliams (b. 1858) — of Clayton, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Williamstown, Gloucester County, N.J., May 10, 1858. Republican. Farmer; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1927-32. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Peter Henry Meisel (c.1867-1939) — also known as Peter H. Meisel — of Springfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Germany, about 1867. Republican. Contractor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Springfield, Union County, N.J., March 3, 1939 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Albert Merritt (d. 1911) — of Camden, Camden County, N.J.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1882-84. Member, Freemasons. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 3, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Anthony Meyer (b. 1864) — also known as Charles A. Meyer — of Andover, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J., December 31, 1864. Democrat. Civil engineer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1909-12; defeated, 1893. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  James Smith Monroe (b. 1854) — also known as James S. Monroe — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., December 29, 1854. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1901-10 (Gogebic District 1901-02, Gogebic County 1903-10); defeated, 1912. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Smith Monroe and Harriet (FitzGerald) Monroe; married, July 13, 1882, to Emma C. Mitchell.
  Arthur Harry Moore (1879-1952) — also known as A. Harry Moore — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 3, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of New Jersey, 1926-29, 1932-35, 1938-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1952; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1935-38. Christian Reformed. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Grange; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Royal Arcanum; Foresters. Died from a heart attack while driving his car along State Highway 29 in Branchburg, Somerset County, N.J., November 18, 1952 (age 73 years, 138 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Thomas Moore (b. 1881) — also known as Edward T. Moore — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Passaic, Passaic County, N.J., July 3, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1909-10; law professor; vice-chair of New Jersey Republican Party, 1934-39. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Martin Moore (attorney) and Sarah (Wickham) Moore; married 1931 to Lillian Ring.
  Charles Stewart Mott (1875-1973) — also known as Charles S. Mott; C. S. Mott — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 2, 1875. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; mayor of Flint, Mich., 1912-14, 1918-19; defeated, 1914; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Michigan, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1940; Republican candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis; Rotary. Vice-president of General Motors. Philanthropist; founder of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., February 18, 1973 (age 97 years, 261 days). Entombed at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Naar (1800-1880) — of Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J.; Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in St. Thomas, Danish West Indies (now Virgin Islands), November 6, 1800. Democrat. Mayor of Elizabethtown, N.J., 1842-45; U.S. Consul in SAINT Thomas, 1848; newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1860; New Jersey state treasurer, 1865. Jewish. Portugese ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., February 24, 1880 (age 79 years, 110 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Naar (1769-1834).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Augustus Newell (1817-1901) — also known as William A. Newell — of Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, September 5, 1817. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1847-51, 1865-67; defeated, 1866; Governor of New Jersey, 1857-60; defeated, 1877; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1864; Governor of Washington Territory, 1880-84. Member, Freemasons. Died in Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J., August 8, 1901 (age 83 years, 337 days). Interment at Allentown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Allentown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James Hugh Newell (1788-1860) and Eliza Des Saure (Hankinson) Newell (1790-1853).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond J. Newman (c.1879-1928) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born about 1879. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; accountant; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1928; died in office 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1928. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died June 13, 1928 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Archibald Ernest Olpp (1882-1949) — of West Hoboken (now part of Union City), Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa., May 12, 1882. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons. Died in 1949 (age about 67 years). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Olpp and Matilda M. (Segel) Olpp; married, November 25, 1908, to Beatrice S. Seiple.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles A. Otto, Jr. (b. 1888) — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., May 28, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1927-33. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Junior Order; Kiwanis; Foresters of America; Delta Chi. Burial location unknown.
  Kevin Sung-Min Park (b. 1983) — also known as Kevin Park — of Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in a hospital, Columbia, Howard County, Md., May 5, 1983. Intern or volunteer staff for U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, U.S. Rep. Mike Ferguson; presidential candidate. Christian. Korean ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Odd Fellows; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Grandson of Sung-Koo Chi (South Korean Ambassador to Senegal and Finland).
  William Paterson (1745-1806) — of New Jersey. Born in County Antrim, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), December 24, 1745. Delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1776; New Jersey state attorney general, 1776-83; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1780, 1787; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1789-90; Governor of New Jersey, 1790-93; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1790-93; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1793-1806; died in office 1806. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Injured in a horsedrawn coach accident in 1803, and died from his wounds three years later, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., September 9, 1806 (age 60 years, 259 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Albany County, N.Y.; reinterment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.; cenotaph at Van Liew Cemetery, North Brunswick, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Paterson; married to Cornelia Bell (1755-1783); father of Cornelia Paterson (who married Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764-1839)); grandfather of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; great-grandfather of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The city of Paterson, New Jersey, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William Paterson: John E. O'Connor, William Paterson, Lawyer and Statesman, 1745-1806
  Randolph Perkins (1871-1936) — of Westfield, Union County, N.J.; Woodcliff Lake, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Dunellen, Middlesex County, N.J., November 30, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Westfield, N.J., 1905-06; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1905-07; chair of Bergen County Republican Party, 1911-16; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1921-36 (6th District 1921-33, 7th District 1933-36); died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1936 (age about 64 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Perkins and Elizabeth (Kelly) Perkins; married 1909 to Louise Tuttle Morris.
  Cross-reference: John Drewen
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry W. Peterson (b. 1892) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 31, 1892. Engineer; president, Philadelphia Transportation and Lighterage Company (dredging and water transportation); delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Gloucester County, 1947; mayor of Woodbury, N.J., 1953-54. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, January 25, 1911, to Elizabeth Gillis Brown.
  Henry J. Pierson (b. 1872) — of Lititz, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Lambertville, Hunterdon County, N.J., August 1, 1872. Republican. Paper manufacturer; banker; member of Pennsylvania state senate 17th District, 1933-40. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Clarke Pilgrim (b. 1874) — also known as Charles C. Pilgrim — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J., September 6, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1915-16; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1916; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1918-20. Member, Junior Order; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Mahlon Pitney (1858-1924) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., February 5, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1895-99; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1899-1901; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1901-08; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1908-12; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1912-22. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., December 9, 1924 (age 66 years, 308 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cooper Pitney and Sarah Louisa (Halsted) Pitney (1828-1899); married, November 14, 1891, to Florence Theodora Shelton (1870-1965); granduncle of James Duncan Pitney; great-grandfather of Christopher D'Olier Reeve (1952-2004); second cousin twice removed of Aaron Pitney.
  Political family: Pitney family of New Jersey.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Mahlon Pitney (built 1942, sold 1968) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Horace Griggs Prall (1881-1951) — also known as Horace G. Prall — of Lambertville, Hunterdon County, N.J. Born near Ringoes, Hunterdon County, N.J., March 6, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1926-27; member of New Jersey state senate from Hunterdon County, 1928-36; Governor of New Jersey, 1935; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1937-42. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., April 23, 1951 (age 70 years, 48 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: First cousin thrice removed of John Manners (1786-1853).
  Political family: Manners-Prall family of Trenton, New Jersey.
  Amos Henry Radcliffe (1870-1950) — also known as Amos H. Radcliffe — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., January 16, 1870. Republican. Blacksmith; ironworker; structural iron manufacturer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1908-12; Passaic County Sheriff, 1912-15; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1916-19; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1919-23. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Baleville, Sussex County, N.J., December 29, 1950 (age 80 years, 347 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James Radcliffe (1834-1910) and Hannah (Stansfield) Radcliffe (1838-1916); married to Ruth Hartley (1873-1945).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William E. Ramsay (b. 1866) — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Prince Edward Island, November 11, 1866. Democrat. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1908, 1910-11; member of New Jersey state senate from Middlesex County, 1913-15; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1920. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  John Rathbone Ramsey (1862-1933) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Wyckoff, Bergen County, N.J., April 25, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; brick manufacturer; banker; Bergen County Clerk, 1895-1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1908; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1910; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1917-21. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., April 10, 1933 (age 70 years, 350 days). Interment at Hackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Ramsey and Martha (Rathbone) Ramsey; married, January 26, 1898, to Mary Evelyn Thompson (died 1898); married, January 10, 1906, to Alice Taylor Huyler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Rathbun (1867-1927) — of Madison, Morris County, N.J. Born in Madison, Morris County, N.J., January 7, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1914-16. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Royal Arcanum. Died in 1927 (age about 60 years). Interment at Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan, N.J.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Donald R. Dwight (1931-).
  Political family: Dwight family of Holyoke, Massachusetts.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles C. Read (b. 1867) — of Ocean City, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 6, 1867. Republican. Hardware business; president, Ocean City National Bank; director, Flanders Hotel; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1925-27; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1928-36; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928, 1932. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  William Thackara Read (1878-1954) — also known as William T. Read — of Camden, Camden County, N.J.; Merchantville, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., November 22, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1912-16; resigned 1916; New Jersey state treasurer, 1916-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Camden County, 1947. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Union League; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 7, 1954 (age 75 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Thackara Read (1846-1891) and Lucretia Swindell (McCormick) Read (1853-1936); married, November 12, 1903, to Florence Atmore (1880-1952); great-grandnephew of John Linton Swindell (1789-1847).
  Firman M. Reeves (b. 1877) — of Millville, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., September 20, 1877. Republican. Pharmacist; real estate business; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1918-19; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1920-27. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Redmen; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
Simeon H. Rollinson Simeon Harrison Rollinson (1870-1935) — also known as Simeon H. Rollinson — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., December 31, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1898; mayor of West Orange, N.J., 1922-34. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., February 13, 1935 (age 64 years, 44 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Osborn Rollinson (1830-1931) and Abbe Maria (Harrison) Rollinson (1835-1892); married, June 4, 1904, to Ruth Magne Small (1877-1962); grandson of Simeon Harrison; sixth great-grandson of Robert Treat; second cousin thrice removed of John Condit; second cousin four times removed of Silas Condict (1738-1801); third cousin twice removed of Silas Condit; third cousin thrice removed of Lewis Condict and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Pierson Condit, Elias Mulford Condit and Perry Amherst Carpenter.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, February 14, 1935
  Douglas Rutherfurd (b. 1900) — of Sparta, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Vernon, Sussex County, N.J., May 23, 1900. Republican. Trustee, Franklin Hospital; director, Sussex County Trust Co.; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1954-67. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Joshua S. Salmon (1846-1902) — of Boonton, Morris County, N.J. Born in Mt. Olive, Morris County, N.J., February 2, 1846. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1878; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1899-1902; died in office 1902. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., May 6, 1902 (age 56 years, 93 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Boonton, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wilbour Eddy Saunders (1894-1979) — also known as Wilbour E. Saunders — of Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., September 20, 1894. Pastor; chaplain; school headmaster; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Mercer County, 1947; interim president, Keuka College, 1965-66. Baptist. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Junior Order; Royal Arcanum; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died in 1979 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Colver Leeds Saunders and Harriet (Robertson) Saunders; married, September 22, 1919, to Mildred A. Paige.
  Augustus W. Schwartz (b. 1867) — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., January 4, 1867. Republican. Newspaper advertising manager; fire fighter; coal and masons' supplies dealer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1909-10. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Royal and Select Masters; Shriners; Independent Order of Foresters; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  George Nicholas Seger (1866-1940) — also known as George N. Seger — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1866. Republican. Builder; mayor of Passaic, N.J., 1911-19; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1923-40 (7th District 1923-33, 8th District 1933-40); died in office 1940. Member, Royal Arcanum; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died August 26, 1940 (age 74 years, 235 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Cross-reference: Gordon Canfield
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Stetson (1857-1905) — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., January, 1857. Democrat. Hat manufacturer; mayor of Orange, N.J., 1898-1904; defeated in primary, 1904. Member, Freemasons. Died, from pneumonia, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., March 15, 1905 (age 48 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Napoleon Stetson (1821-1901) and Mary (Leonard) Stetson; nephew of John B. Stetson (1830-1906; hat manufacturer, originated the Stetson hat); first cousin of John Batterson Stetson, Jr. (1884-1952).
  Norman C. Stevens (c.1884-1932) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., about 1884. Republican. Insurance executive; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1924-28. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 12, 1932 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Richard Stockton (1730-1781) — of New Jersey. Born near Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., October 1, 1730. Associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1774; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died February 28, 1781 (age 50 years, 150 days). Interment at Stony Brook Quaker Meeting House Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Brother of Hannah Stockton (1736-1808; who married Elias Boudinot); father of Julia Stockton (1759-1848; who married Benjamin Rush and William Bradford (1755-1795)) and Richard Stockton (1764-1828); grandfather of Robert Field Stockton and Richard Stockton Field; great-grandfather of John Potter Stockton; second great-grandfather of Richard Stockton (1857?-1929).
  Political family: Stockton family of Princeton, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Philip Stout (b. 1876) — also known as Edward P. Stout — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Kingwood Township, Hunterdon County, N.J., November 17, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1918; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1931-40. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Richard R. Stout (b. 1912) — of West Allenhurst, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, N.J., September 21, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New Jersey state senate, 1952-73 (Monmouth County 1952-65, District 5 1966-73); defeated, 1973; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968, 1972 (alternate). Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Clyde W. Struble (b. 1895) — of Ocean City, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Swartswood, Sussex County, N.J., March 25, 1895. Banker; mayor of Ocean City, N.J., 1943-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Cape May County, 1947. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William P. Struble (1861-1938) and Malvina Struble (1865-1898); married, January 29, 1927, to Lucile Townsend.
  James P. Sullivan (c.1837-1899) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born about 1837. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Morristown, N.J., 1880. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died May 9, 1899 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
William Sulzer William Sulzer (1863-1941) — also known as "Plain Bill" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., March 18, 1863. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1890-94, 1914 (New York County 14th District 1890-92, New York County 10th District 1893-94, New York County 6th District 1914); Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1893; U.S. Representative from New York, 1895-1912 (11th District 1895-1903, 10th District 1903-12); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1900, 1912 (speaker); Governor of New York, 1913; removed 1913; defeated, 1914, 1914. Presbyterian. German and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Impeached and removed from office as governor, 1913. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., November 6, 1941 (age 78 years, 233 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Sulzer and Lydia Sulzer; brother of Charles August Sulzer (1879-1919); married, January 7, 1908, to Clara Rodelheim.
  Cross-reference: Alexander S. Bacon
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  William Halstead Sutphin (1887-1972) — also known as William H. Sutphin — of Matawan, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Browntown, Middlesex County, N.J., August 30, 1887. Democrat. Mayor of Matawan, N.J., 1915-16, 1921-26; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1931-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Junior Order. Died in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., October 14, 1972 (age 85 years, 45 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Herbert Worthington Taylor (1869-1931) — also known as Herbert W. Taylor — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Belleville, Essex County, N.J., February 19, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1904-05; chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1913-17; Essex County Attorney, 1918-21; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 8th District, 1921-23, 1925-27; defeated, 1926. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Modern Woodmen; Junior Order; Royal Arcanum. Died October 15, 1931 (age 62 years, 238 days). Interment at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Delawanna, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Taylor and Mary E. (Worthington) Taylor; married, October 2, 1895, to Florence Watson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wesley A. Taylor (b. 1906) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Mays Landing, Atlantic County, N.J., July 12, 1906. Republican. Bookbinder; Secretary and Business Representative, Bookbinders Local Union #62; delegate to New Jersey AFL and other labor councils; vice-president, Allied Printing Trades Council; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence A. Taylor and Almeda S. (Henry) Taylor.
  Ralph Waldo Tracy (1884-1960) — also known as Ralph W. Tracy — of Closter, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Brownington Center, Brownington, Orleans County, Vt., November 13, 1884. Republican. Mayor of Closter, N.J., 1954-58. Member, Freemasons. Injured in an automobile accident at Cedar Lane and Knickerbocker Road in Closter, suffered a fractured skull, and died four hours later at Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, Bergen County, N.J., May 24, 1960 (age 75 years, 193 days). Interment at Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert H. Tracy (1857-1942) and Ida M. (Driver) Tracy (1861-1941); married to Herminie C. Lindmann (1887-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Everard Kempshall Tucker (1873-1940) — also known as Everard K. Tucker — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, July 1, 1873. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1906. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., November 1, 1940 (age 67 years, 123 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Tucker and Mary S. Tucker; married to Anne Young.
  Harry Walter Vanderbach (b. 1901) — also known as Harry W. Vanderbach — of Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Guttenberg, Hudson County, N.J., January 12, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1929-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952. Protestant. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Edmund Waring Wakelee (b. 1869) — also known as Edmund W. Wakelee — of Demarest, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., November 21, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; utility executive; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1899-1900; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1901-10; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Honor; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Wakelee and Eliza C. (Ingersoll) Wakelee.
  George Marvin Wallhauser (1900-1993) — also known as George M. Wallhauser — of Maplewood, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 10, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 1959-65; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in 1993 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Henry Joseph Frederick Wallhauser and Rachel Apolonia (Vogt) Wallhauser; married, May 26, 1926, to Isabel Towne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph F. Wallworth (b. 1876) — of Haddonfield, Camden County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 24, 1876. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1919-20; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1921-23; chair of Camden County Republican Party, 1925-27. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Bonnell Ward (1879-1946) — also known as Charles B. Ward — of DeBruce, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., April 27, 1879. Republican. Newspaper editor; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1915-25; defeated, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1946 (age about 67 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Sayre Ward and Anna Dickerson (Bonnell) Ward; married, December 11, 1905, to Annchen Katherin Heller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph W. Ward (b. 1891) — of Caledonia, Livingston County, N.Y. Born in Nutley, Essex County, N.J., June 28, 1891. Republican. Engineer; miller; director of First National Bank of Caledonia; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1942-56. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1917 to Gertrude Hamilton.
  John Haines Ware III (1908-1997) — also known as John H. Ware III — of Oxford, Chester County, Pa. Born in Vineland, Cumberland County, N.J., August 29, 1908. Republican. Engineer; utility executive; burgess of Oxford, Pennsylvania, 1960; member of Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1961-70; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1970-75 (9th District 1970-73, 5th District 1973-75). Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Beta Theta Pi. Died July 29, 1997 (age 88 years, 334 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Ware, Jr. and Clara (Edwards) Ware; married, February 17, 1940, to Marian R. Snyder.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George C. Warren, Jr. (b. 1877) — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Born in Barnegat, Ocean County, N.J., October 15, 1877. Republican. Stockbroker; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1916, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Methodist. Member, Sons of the Revolution; American Forestry Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George C. Warren and Sarah M. (Cranmer) Warren.
  Stanley Washburn (1878-1950) — of Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., February 7, 1878. Republican. Newspaper correspondent; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; president, Washburn Lignite Coal Co., Wilton, N.D., 1926-29; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Delta Psi; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association. Died in 1950 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Drew Washburn and Elizabeth (Muzzy) Washburn (1836-1916); brother of William Drew Washburn, Jr. (1863-1929); married, November 27, 1906, to Alice Langhorne; nephew of Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn and Charles Ames Washburn; grandson of Israel Washburn; grandnephew of Reuel Washburn; first cousin of Charles Fox Washburn, Hempstead Washburne and Robert Charles Washburn.
  Political family: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Harold Bertrand Wells (1876-1961) — also known as Harold B. Wells — of Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Pemberton, Burlington County, N.J., February 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1916-19. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Bordentown, Burlington County, N.J., August 3, 1961 (age 85 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Coward Wells (1844-1915) and Mary Adelaide (Reid) Wells; married, April 25, 1905, to Grace Ashton Heisler (1875-1944); married to Charlotte Russell Bickerton (1896-1981).
  William J. Wells (1876-1940) — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 15, 1876. Republican. Accountant; general manager, later president, R.H. Macy & Co. department store; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a heart condition, in Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, Essex County, N.J., March 22, 1940 (age 63 years, 98 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Elmer H. Wene (1892-1957) — of Vineland, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Hunterdon County, N.J., 1892. Democrat. Poultry farmer; radio station president; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1937-39, 1941-45; defeated, 1950; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944, 1948, 1952; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Cumberland County, 1947; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1947-49; Democratic candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1949, 1953 (primary). Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Redmen; Grange. Died in 1957 (age about 65 years). Interment at Locust Grove Cemetery, Quakertown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Emanuel S. Wene and Mary J. (Killy) Wene.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harry C. Wheaton (1857-1921) — also known as "The Blacksmith Orator" — of Anglesea (now North Wildwood), Cape May County, N.J. Born in Petersburg, Cape May County, N.J., November 23, 1857. Democrat. Blacksmith; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1913-15. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died in 1921 (age about 63 years). Interment at Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Cold Spring, N.J.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Blanchard H. White (b. 1864) — of Mt. Holly, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Springfield Township, Burlington County, N.J., June 30, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1910-12; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1913-15, 1920-21. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Improved Order of Red Men. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin White; brother of A. Harry White (1851?-1892).
  John Van Buren Wicoff (1878-1952) — also known as John V. B. Wicoff — of Cranbury, Middlesex County, N.J.; Plainsboro, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Plainsboro, Middlesex County, N.J., June 9, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; president, Broad Street National Bank of Trenton; president, Trenton Bone Fertilizer Company; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1944. Presbyterian. Dutch ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary. Died February 25, 1952 (age 73 years, 261 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wicoff (1829-1892) and Catherine Lucretia (Britton) Wicoff (1844-1928); married, June 8, 1904, to Lavinia Ely Applegate; first cousin of C. Raymond Wicoff (1884-1957).
  Edward Armstrong Wilson (b. 1862) — also known as Edward A. Wilson — of Absecon, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 2, 1862. Paper bag manufacturer; mayor, Absecon, N.J.; member of New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1908-10. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Anderson Wolverton (1880-1969) — also known as Charles A. Wolverton — of Camden, Camden County, N.J.; Merchantville, Camden County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., October 24, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1915-18; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1918; Camden County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1918-23; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1927-59. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Union League. Died in Camden, Camden County, N.J., May 16, 1969 (age 88 years, 204 days). Interment at Harleigh Cemetery, Camden, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Charles S. Wolverton and Margaret Wolverton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Hamilton Woodruff (b. 1875) — also known as Robert H. Woodruff — of Hackettstown, Warren County, N.J. Born in Washington, Warren County, N.J., February 14, 1875. Democrat. Physician; director, People's National Bank of Hackettstown; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1927-28. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Descendant *** of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Roy T. Yates (1895-1960) — of Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., August 8, 1895. Republican. Banker; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1925-27; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1928-31; resigned 1931. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Shot in the abdomen, on August 14, 1931, by Miss Ruth Cranmer, in her apartment in Manhattan, New York; this incident led to the discovery that Miss Cranmer, apparently his mistress, had also received checks from the State of New Jersey; the New Jersey State Senate Judiciary committee began an investigation into whether Sen. Yates should be impeached; but then he resigned. Died, of a heart ailment, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 8, 1960 (age 64 years, 213 days). Interment somewhere in Easton, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Elsie Southrope.
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