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French ancestry Politicians in Ohio

  Jean Pierre Roman Bureau (1770-1854) — also known as Jean P. R. Bureau — of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Born in France, March 21, 1770. Naturalized U.S. citizen; merchant; postmaster; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1807-08, 1832-35; member of Ohio state senate, 1809-12. French ancestry. Died in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, December 31, 1854 (age 84 years, 285 days). Interment at Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married, February 19, 1799, to Madeline Francoise Charlotte Marret (c.1784-1834); father of Romaine Madeleine Bureau (born 1802; who married Samuel Finley Vinton (1792-1862)).
  Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur Stanley Coutant (b. 1854) — also known as A. S. Coutant — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich.; Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Greenwich, Huron County, Ohio, December 11, 1854. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1896-1900; postmaster at Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1897-1902. French, Dutch, Scotch-Irish, and German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Newton Coutant and Anne (Oglevee) Coutant; married, December 29, 1881, to Anna M. Saterlee.
  Lucien Peyre Ferry (1811-1844) — also known as Lucien P. Ferry — of Indiana. Born in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, October 3, 1811. Probate judge in Indiana, 1837-39; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1843-44. Episcopalian. French ancestry. Died in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., August 20, 1844 (age 32 years, 322 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother of Elisha Peyre Ferry (1825-1895); married, August 30, 1831, to Caroline Bourie (1814-1915); father of Clinton Peyre Ferry.
  Political family: Ferry family of Seattle, Washington.
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  Auguste L. A. Fredin (1818-1902) — of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in France, 1818. Furniture business; steamship agent; Consular Agent for France in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1874-1901. French ancestry. Died in 1902 (age about 84 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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  Walter D. Guilbert — of Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio. Born in Guernsey County, Ohio. Republican. Noble County Auditor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1888, 1904; Ohio auditor of state, 1896-1909. French and Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 5, 1868, to Mary L. Jordon.
  Suzette Agnes Junglas (1873-1962) — also known as Suzette A. Junglas; Susan Agnes Berllayette; Mrs. George Junglas — of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Chatham, Ontario, April 4, 1873. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1924; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbridge, 1932. Female. French Canadian and Irish ancestry. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 1, 1962 (age 89 years, 150 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Nazar Amos Berllayette (1845-1920) and Bridget (Deegan) Berllayette (1846-1906); married to George William Junglas (1876-1965).
  Raymond Charles Moley (1886-1975) — also known as Raymond Moley; Ray Moley — Born in Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 27, 1886. Mayor of Olmsted Falls, Ohio; university professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, 1933; broke with Roosevelt in 1936, and later became senior advisor to Republicans Wendell Willkie, Barry Goldwater, and Richard Nixon; columnist for Newsweek magazine; received the Medal of Freedom in 1970. Irish and French ancestry. Died February 18, 1975 (age 88 years, 144 days). Interment somewhere in Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Felix James Moley and Agnes (Fairchild) Moley; married 1916 to Eva Dall (divorced 1948); married 1949 to Frances Hebard.
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  Gottfried Adolph Prinz (1851-1902) — also known as G. A. Prinz — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Cullman, Cullman County, Ala. Born in Nieder-Ingelheim, Germany, December 20, 1851. Democrat. Merchant; banker; postmaster; mayor of Cullman, Ala., 1876-77; Cullman County Treasurer, 1882-88; alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Alabama, 1896. Evangelical Christian. German and French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Cullman, Cullman County, Ala., September 16, 1902 (age 50 years, 270 days). Interment at Cullman Cemetery, Cullman, Ala.
  Relatives: Married 1870 to Ingeborg Lueddemann (1853-1940).
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  Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) — also known as Albion W. Tourgee — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C.; Denver, Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 2, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905. French Huguenot and Swiss ancestry. Died, of acute uremia, due to an infected wound, in Bordeaux, France, May 21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa Emma (Winegar) Tourgee and Valentine Tourgee (1814-1889); married 1863 to Emma Doiska Kilbourne; uncle of Clyde Carlos Tourgee (1876-1945).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Rudolph Henry Wurlitzer (1873-1948) — also known as Rudolph H. Wurlitzer; Rodolfo Wurlitzer — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 30, 1873. Honorary Vice-Consul for Bolivia in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1926-35. German and French ancestry. Died, in Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1948 (age 74 years, 149 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Franz Rudolph Wurlitzer (1831-1914; founder of Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, maker of musical instruments) and Leonie (Farny) Wurlitzer (1842-1931); married to Marie Henriette Richard (1873-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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