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  Caleb F. Abbott (1811-1855) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Mass., September 8, 1811. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1850-51. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, April 24, 1855 (age 43 years, 228 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Homer E. Abele (1916-2000) — also known as Pete Abele — of McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio. Born in Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio, November 21, 1916. Republican. Played professional baseball for a minor league team in Nashville, Tenn., 1938; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1949-52; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1963-65; defeated, 1958, 1964; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1967-91. Member, American Legion; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of Alzheimer's disease, in Huston's Nursing Home, Hamden, Vinton County, Ohio, May 12, 2000 (age 83 years, 173 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Abele and Margaret (Burke) Abele; married 1938 to Addie Riggs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Joseph N. Ackerman Joseph N. Ackerman (b. 1889) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Austria-Hungary, April 8, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1927-32; defeated, 1916, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932; elected (Wet) delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Ackerman and Sarah 'Sally' (Silverman) Ackerman; married, November 30, 1916, to May Grossman.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  John Quincy Adams (b. 1858) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Prairie Depot, Wood County, Ohio, December 20, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Democratic candidate for judge, 1898. Member, Modern Woodmen of America. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Adams and Susannah S. (Lesher) Adams; married, December 1, 1907, to Ruth Thrift.
Abram W. Agler Abram Wilhelm Agler (1873-1929) — also known as Abram W. Agler — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Wilmot, Stark County, Ohio, April 13, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Stark County Republican Party, 1902-04; Stark County Clerk of Courts, 1909-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Moose; Junior Order; Sons of Veterans; Grange; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Stark County, Ohio, November 18, 1929 (age 56 years, 219 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wilmot, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Harrison Agler (1840-1909) and Mary Jane (Wilhelm) Agler (1849-1919); married, June 16, 1904, to Lila May Deal (1872-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
William Agnew William Agnew (b. 1870) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, May 30, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1917-21. Scottish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Agnew and Elizabeth (Black) Agnew; married, June 20, 1899, to Anna B. Coville.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
Clarence Ulmond Ahl Clarence Ulmond Ahl (1893-1972) — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Born in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, February 19, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Crawford County Democratic Party, 1915-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Member, Eagles; Moose; American Legion. Died December 2, 1972 (age 79 years, 287 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Ahl and Caroline (Graff) Ahl; married, June 11, 1919, to Anna Mary Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Harvey Francis Ake (1872-1955) — also known as Harvey F. Ake — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Mapleton, Stark County, Ohio, February 1, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1913-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Methodist. Member, Elks; Moose; Junior Order; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, April 19, 1955 (age 83 years, 77 days). Interment at North Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Francis 'Frank' Ake (1839-1925) and Catharine (Rusher) Ake (1840-1911); married, May 23, 1899, to Anna McCall Brush (1875-1941); first cousin of Howard Ross Ake (1878-1954); first cousin once removed of Russell Everett Ake; third cousin of Joseph Henry Ake.
  Political family: Ake family of Canton, Ohio.
  Thomas Peter Akers (1828-1877) — of Missouri. Born in Knox County, Ohio, October 4, 1828. School teacher; college professor; pastor; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1856-57. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo., April 3, 1877 (age 48 years, 181 days). Interment at Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. Albaugh (1844-1928) — of New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio; Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, July 4, 1844. Lawyer; Tuscarawas County Prosecutor, 1872-76; circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1885-93. Died June 19, 1928 (age 83 years, 351 days). Interment at New Cumberland Cemetery, New Cumberland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Albaugh and Elizabeth (Walters) Albaugh; married, August 16, 1866, to Estella Seran (1847-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Hugh Albaugh (1890-1942) — also known as Walter H. Albaugh — of Troy, Miami County, Ohio. Born in Phoneton, Miami County, Ohio, January 2, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-25; president, Shelby Oil and Gas Company; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1938-39. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, January 21, 1942 (age 52 years, 19 days). Interment at Dayton Memorial Park, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Clifford Lincoln Albaugh and Frances (Anderson) Albaugh; married, January 2, 1923, to Grace Grove.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ann Aldrich (1927-2010) — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 28, 1927. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1980-95; took senior status 1995. Female. Member, Federal Bar Association. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 2, 2010 (age 82 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Chester Hardy Aldrich (1862-1924) — also known as Chester H. Aldrich — of David City, Butler County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Pierpont, Ashtabula County, Ohio, November 10, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1907; Governor of Nebraska, 1911-13; defeated, 1912; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1918-24; died in office 1924. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died March 10, 1924 (age 61 years, 121 days). Interment at Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Aldrich and Sophrona E. (Hardy) Aldrich; married, June 4, 1889, to Sylvia E. Stroman.
  Fred H. Aldrich (b. 1861) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio, September 11, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 28th Circuit, 1888-99. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph D. Aldrich and Julie E. (Carter) Aldrich; married, August 21, 1884, to Sarah Corine Isbell.
  Joshua Willis Alexander (1852-1936) — also known as Joshua W. Alexander — of Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 22, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1883-87; Speaker of the Missouri State House of Representatives, 1887; mayor of Gallatin, Mo., 1891-92; circuit judge in Missouri 7th Circuit, 1901-07; U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1907-19; resigned 1919; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1919-21; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1922-23. Presbyterian; later Christian. Member, Freemasons; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Gallatin, Daviess County, Mo., February 27, 1936 (age 84 years, 36 days). Interment at Brown Cemetery, Gallatin, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Wilson Alexander and Jane (Robinson) Alexander; married, February 3, 1876, to Roe Ann Richardson (1859-1940); father of George Forrest Alexander (1882-1948).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Russell A. Alger Russell Alexander Alger (1836-1907) — also known as Russell A. Alger — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in a log cabin, Lafayette Township, Medina County, Ohio, February 27, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; lumber business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884, 1896; Governor of Michigan, 1885-86; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888; U.S. Secretary of War, 1897-99; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-07; appointed 1902; died in office 1907. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution; Loyal Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., January 24, 1907 (age 70 years, 331 days). Entombed at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Russell Alger (died 1849) and Caroline (Moulton) Alger (1809-1848); brother of Charles Moulton Alger; married, April 2, 1861, to Annette H. Henry (1840-1919); father of Frederick Moulton Alger (1876-1933) (who married Mary Eldridge Swift); grandfather of Frederick Moulton Alger, Jr..
  Political family: Alger family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Alger County, Mich. is named for him.
  The village of Alger, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Daniel Webster Allaman (1861-1933) — also known as Daniel W. Allaman — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Butler, Montgomery County, Ohio, August 5, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908, 1912. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 4, 1933 (age 71 years, 333 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Daniel Webster
  Relatives: Married to Iva Cupp (1862-1956).
  Alfred Gaither Allen (1867-1932) — also known as Alfred G. Allen — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born near Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, July 23, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1911-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Elks. Died of angina pectoris, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 9, 1932 (age 65 years, 139 days). Interment at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac B. Allen and Eliza W. (Gaither) Allen; married, December 10, 1901, to Clara B. Forbes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) — also known as Clarence E. Allen — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Girard Township, Erie County, Pa., September 8, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; mining business; member of Utah territorial House of Representatives, 1888-96; Salt Lake County Clerk, 1890-93; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1896-97. Died in Escondido, San Diego County, Calif., July 9, 1932 (age 79 years, 305 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
Florence Ellinwood Allen Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) — also known as Florence E. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921-22; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1922-34; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1934-59; took senior status 1959. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Daughters of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Beta Pi; Delta Kappa Gamma; Kappa Delta Pi. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2005. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 12, 1966 (age 82 years, 173 days). Interment at Waite Hill Village Cemetery, Waite Hill, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) and Corinne Marie (Tuckerman) Allen.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
Hugh E. Allen Hugh Elmer Allen (1869-1932) — also known as Hugh E. Allen — of Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. Born in Van Wert County, Ohio, February 20, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; Van Wert County Probate Judge, 1909-15; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1916-17; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1932 (age about 63 years). Interment at Floral Grove Cemetey, West Unity, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Allen and Martha A. (McDonald) Allen; married, October 1, 1896, to Maude Eaton.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  John William Allen (1802-1887) — also known as John W. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1802. Lawyer; director, Commercial Bank of Lake Erie, 1832; incorporator, Cleveland Newburg Railroad, 1834; member of Ohio state senate from Cuyahoga County, 1836; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1837-41; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1841; president, Columbus & Cincinnati Railroad, 1845; postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-75. Episcopalian. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 5, 1887 (age 85 years, 62 days). Interment at Erie Street Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Allen and Ursala (McCurdy) Allen (1778-1821); married, July 22, 1830, to Harriet Caroline Mather; grandnephew of Roger Griswold; great-grandson of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); great-grandnephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin of Henry Titus Backus and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second cousin once removed of Frederick William Lord; second cousin twice removed of Selden Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; third cousin of Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Thomas Hale Sill, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Theodore Sill, George Bradley Kellogg, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), George Frederick Stone, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821), Daniel Pitkin, Zina Hyde, Jr. and James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth; fourth cousin of Amaziah Brainard, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Elisha Hunt Allen, George Washington Wolcott, Augustus Frank and George Griswold Sill; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Timothy Pitkin, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Walter Forward, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chauncey Forward, Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Edmund Holcomb, Anson Levi Holcomb, Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Joseph H. Elmer, Leveret Brainard, William Fessenden Allen, Samuel Lord (1831-1880), Thomas Worcester Hyde, Frederick Hobbes Allen and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Matthew Thompson Allen Matthew Thompson Allen (1848-1913) — also known as Matthew T. Allen — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, September 17, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1892-93; superior court judge in California, 1897-1905; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1905-07. Died in 1913 (age about 64 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Allen and Elizabeth (Ash) Allen; married, April 23, 1879, to Mary Whiteside (1860-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
  William Allen (1803-1879) — also known as "Earthquake Allen"; "Petticoat Allen"; "The Fog Horn"; "The Ohio Gong"; "Rise Up William Allen" — of Ohio. Born in Edenton, Chowan County, N.C., December 27, 1803. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1833-35; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1837-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; Governor of Ohio, 1874-76. Died near Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, July 11, 1879 (age 75 years, 196 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Allen and Sarah (Colburn) Allen; married 1842 to Effie Coons; uncle of Allen Granberry Thurman (1813-1895).
  Political family: Allen-McCormick-Thurman-Dun family of Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Allen County, Kan. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Allen (1827-1881) — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Born near Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, August 13, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; Darke County Prosecuting Attorney, 1850-54; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1859-63; common pleas court judge in Ohio 2nd District, 1865. Died in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, July 6, 1881 (age 53 years, 327 days). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Vincent Allen (1847-1924) — also known as William V. Allen; "Intellectual Giant of Populism" — of Madison, Madison County, Neb. Born in Midway, Madison County, Ohio, January 28, 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 9th District, 1892-93, 1899, 1917-24; appointed 1899; resigned 1899; died in office 1924; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1893-99, 1899-1901. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 12, 1924 (age 76 years, 349 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Madison, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Samuel Allen and Phoebe (Pugh) Allen; married, May 2, 1870, to Blanche Mott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
William B. Allison William Boyd Allison (1829-1908) — also known as William B. Allison — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio; Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in a log cabin in Perry, Wayne County, Ohio, March 2, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1904; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1863-71; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1873-1908; died in office 1908; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888, 1896. Died, from kidney disease and prostate enlargement, in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, August 4, 1908 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of John Allison and Mary Allison; married 1854 to Anna Carter.
  Cross-reference: James R. Sheffield
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1908
  William E. Ambler (1845-1925) — of Pentwater, Oceana County, Mich.; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, December 18, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; village president of Pentwater, Mich., 1876-77; member of Michigan state senate 27th District, 1879-82; Oceana County Probate Judge, 1888. Died in 1925 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester C. Ambler (1815-1905) and Margaret (Eglin) Ambler; married 1871 to Flora Elizabeth Lewis (born 1851).
  Thomas L. Ambro (b. 1949) — Born in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, December 27, 1949. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 2000-. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
James L. Amerman James Lyman Amerman (1882-1968) — also known as James L. Amerman — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, March 23, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Member, American Bar Association. Died December 10, 1968 (age 86 years, 262 days). Interment at Alliance City Cemetery, Alliance, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James Amerman and Rachel L. (Teeters) Amerman; married, November 23, 1910, to Mary G. Milbourne.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Charles Anderson (1814-1895) — of Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 1, 1814. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1844; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1864-65; Governor of Ohio, 1865-66. Died in Kuttawa, Lyon County, Ky., September 2, 1895 (age 81 years, 93 days). Interment at Kuttawa Cemetery, Kuttawa, Ky.
  Relatives: Brother of William Marshall Anderson (1807-1881); granduncle of Larz Anderson; first cousin once removed of John Marshall.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Anderson-Marshall family of Ohio and West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
David Fitch Anderson David Fitch Anderson (b. 1864) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in West Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 3, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Anderson and Hannah (Shaw) Anderson; married to Hallie B. Johnson.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Par B. Anderson (b. 1868) — also known as P. B. Anderson — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio; Kane, McKean County, Pa.; Caibarien, Cuba. Born in Sweden, March 27, 1868. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; steamship agent; banker; sugar business; U.S. Consular Agent in Caibarien, 1903-17. Swedish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Henry Anderson (1848-1916) — also known as Thomas H. Anderson — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, June 6, 1848. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1889-92; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1899-1901; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1901-16; died in office 1916. Died, in a hospital at Denver, Colo., September 30, 1916 (age 68 years, 116 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Anderson and Amelia (Dallas) Anderson; married 1879 to Laura B. Augustine.
  See also federal judicial profile — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Marshall Anderson (1807-1881) — also known as W. Marshall Anderson — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 24, 1807. Lawyer; explorer; surveyor; candidate for Congress from Ohio. Catholic. Died in Ohio, January 7, 1881 (age 73 years, 349 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Duncan McArthur (1772-1839); son of Richard Anderson and Sarah (Marshall) Anderson; brother of Charles Anderson; granduncle of Larz Anderson; first cousin once removed of John Marshall.
  Political family: Anderson-Marshall family of Ohio and West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Timothy Thomas Ansberry (1871-1943) — also known as Timothy T. Ansberry — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, December 24, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; Defiance County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1903; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1907-15; defeated, 1904; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1915-16; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924 (alternate), 1928; law partner of Joseph E. Davies. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died following a gall bladder operation complicated by heart disease, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1943 (age 71 years, 193 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Ansberry and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Ansberry; married, December 26, 1898, to Nellie Kettenring.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herschel Whitfield Arant (1887-1941) — also known as Herschel W. Arant — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Church Hill, Tallapoosa County, Ala., July 18, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1939-41; died in office 1941. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Order of the Coif; Rotary. Died, from a kidney ailment, in a hospital at Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, January 14, 1941 (age 53 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jackson Arant and Villulia (Akin) Arant; married, August 16, 1915, to Charlotte Marguerite Hein.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Martin B. Archer (1860-1924) — of Caldwell, Noble County, Ohio. Born in East Union, Wayne County, Ohio, August 26, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; leaf tobacco business; member of Ohio state senate 9th-14th District, 1915-16, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1924 (age about 63 years). Interment at Olive Cemetery, Caldwell, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen M. Archer; married 1881 to Arabella Rutherford.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Holmes Arnold (1862-1944) — also known as John H. Arnold — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Freeport, Armstrong County, Pa., December 11, 1862. Lumberman; railroad mechanic; lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1915-17. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Moose. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 29, 1944 (age 81 years, 109 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Richard V. Arnold and Araminta J. (Holmes) Arnold (1837-1923); married, August 17, 1904, to Eleanor A. Moore.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) — also known as John M. Ashbrook; "The Small Paul Revere" — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, September 21, 1928. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1957-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1961-82; died in office 1982; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1972. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Elks; Lions; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi. Suffered a massive gastrointestinal bleed, and died soon after, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 24, 1982 (age 53 years, 215 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Albert Ashbrook (1867-1940) and Marie Swank Ashbrook; married 1948 to Joan Needles (divorced 1971); married 1974 to Emily Jean Spencer.
  Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
  Campaign slogan: "No Left Turns."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas William Ludlow Ashley (1923-2010) — also known as Thomas L. Ashley — of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio; Leland, Leelanau County, Mich. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 11, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1955-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964. Member, American Legion; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias. Died in Leland, Leelanau County, Mich., June 15, 2010 (age 87 years, 155 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Meredith Ashley (1893-1973) and Mary Alida (Ludlow) Ashley (1893-1986); great-grandson of James Mitchell Ashley (1824-1896).
  Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
  Cross-reference: John Brademas
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wayne Norviel Aspinall (1896-1983) — also known as Wayne N. Aspinall — of Palisade, Mesa County, Colo. Born in Middleburg, Logan County, Ohio, April 3, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1931-38; Speaker of the Colorado State House of Representatives, 1937-38; member of Colorado state senate, 1939-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960; U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1949-73. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Lions; Phi Delta Phi; Beta Theta Pi. Died in Palisade, Mesa County, Colo., October 9, 1983 (age 87 years, 189 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Mack Aspinall and Jessie Edna (Norviel) Aspinall; married, January 27, 1920, to Julia Edith Kuns (1897-1969); father of Owen Stuart Aspinall (1927-1997).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Franklin Atwood (1883-1965) — also known as J. F. Atwood — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Preston County, W.Va., May 8, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 10th District, 1921-22; defeated, 1918; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924. Member, Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, July 14, 1965 (age 82 years, 67 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Atwood and Katherine Atwood; married, November 12, 1904, to Mamie C. Hiltburner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coleman W. Avery (1880-1938) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 22, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1920; appointed 1920; defeated, 1920. According to published reports, he murdered his wife, Sara, by shooting her in the head, and then shot himself; he was found and taken to General Hospital, where he died without regaining consciousness, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 14, 1938 (age 58 years, 20 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Ledyard Avery (1833-1898) and Johanna (Ummethun) Avery (1843-1909); married 1904 to Elinor Coates Baer (1882-1929); married 1934 to Sara Loving (1893-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ray Dudley Avery (b. 1886) — also known as Ray D. Avery — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio, August 23, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Wood County Prosecuting Attorney, 1922-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dudley H. Avery and Ettie M. (Wilsey) Avery; married, June 19, 1913, to Irene Ross.
  Samuel Beach Axtell (1819-1891) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Amador County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born near Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 14, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Amador County District Attorney, 1854; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1867-71; Governor of Utah Territory, 1875; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1875-78; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1882-85. Presbyterian. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 6, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Morristown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Loree Axtell and Nancy (Sanders) Axtell; married, September 20, 1840, to Adaline Williams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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