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John J. Babka John Joseph Babka (1884-1937) — also known as John J. Babka — of Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 16, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 22, 1937 (age 53 years, 6 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Babka and Mary (Kozelka) Babka; married, January 8, 1908, to Mary H. Kubu.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Jacob Leo Bachman (1861-1920) — also known as Jacob L. Bachman — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio, October 11, 1861. Socialist. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1910; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Ohio, 1920. German ancestry. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, July 7, 1920 (age 58 years, 270 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Bachman and Margaret (Kolb) Bachman; married, October 6, 1895, to Dora Olivia Sandoe (1869-1930).
  Epitaph: "A Friend of Humanity."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walton Howard Bachrach (1904-1989) — also known as Walton H. Bachrach — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1960-67. Jewish. Member, Moose; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a stroke, in a nursing home at Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 17, 1989 (age 84 years, 360 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Joseph S. Backowski Joseph S. Backowski (b. 1889) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 24, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives; elected 1916, 1918; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stanislaw Backowski and Frances (Rucenski) Backowski.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  De Witt Clinton Badger (1858-1926) — also known as De Witt C. Badger — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near London, Madison County, Ohio, August 7, 1858. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1906-07. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 20, 1926 (age 67 years, 286 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin F. Badger and Martha (Willoughby) Badger; married 1885 to Sidney B. Slaughter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Haworth Bailey (1830-1896) — also known as David H. Bailey — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, September 27, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1860-61; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1868; U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, 1870-78; U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, 1879-80. Died in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, January 20, 1896 (age 65 years, 115 days). Interment at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Macajah Bailey and Phebe (Haworth) Bailey; married to Clara Esther Harlan (1840-1888).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Edward Baird (1865-1942) — also known as Joseph E. Baird; Joe E. Baird — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio, November 12, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Bowling Green, Ohio, 1902-05; postmaster at Bowling Green, Ohio, 1910-14; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1929-31. Died in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio, June 14, 1942 (age 76 years, 214 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles C. Baird and Elizabeth A. (Croft) Baird; married, February 22, 1898, to Ida Alice Graham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry H. Baker (b. 1888) — of Norwood, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 1, 1888. Lawyer; mayor of Norwood, Ohio, 1927-. Methodist. Member, Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Edward Baker and Mary Catherine (Opp) Baker; married to Edna Haas.
  Lucien Baker (1846-1907) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Fulton County, Ohio, June 8, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1893-95; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1895-1901. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., June 21, 1907 (age 61 years, 13 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kan.
  Relatives: Brother of John Harris Baker (1832-1915); uncle of Francis Elisha Baker.
  Political family: Baker-Defrees family of Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Newton D. Baker Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937) — also known as Newton D. Baker — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., December 3, 1871. Democrat. Private secretary to U.S. Postmaster General William L. Wilson, 1896-97; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1912-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928; U.S. Secretary of War, 1916-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Gamma Delta; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1937 (age 66 years, 22 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Diehl Baker and Mary (Dukehart) Baker; married, July 5, 1902, to Elizabeth Wells Leopold.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, November 14, 1927
  Charles Candee Baldwin (1834-1895) — also known as Charles C. Baldwin — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 2, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; bank director; circuit judge in Ohio, 1885-95 (6th Circuit 1885-88, 8th Circuit 1888-95); died in office 1895. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 2, 1895 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of S. W. Baldwin and Mary E. (Candee) Baldwin; married to Caroline Sophia Prentiss (1842-1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank A. Baldwin (1854-1930) — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in West Junius, Seneca County, N.Y., July 30, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Wood County Prosecuting Attorney, 1878-80; common pleas court judge in Ohio 10th District, 1909-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912. Died in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio, April 27, 1930 (age 75 years, 271 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Sanford Baldwin (1825-1895) and Juliette E. (Smith) Baldwin (1827-1905); married, January 8, 1878, to Clara Foote (1855-1904); married, April 14, 1914, to Agnetta D. (Brown) Chidester.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank L. Baldwin (1863-1938) — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 29, 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1906-07. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Humane Society. Died in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, March 4, 1938 (age 74 years, 248 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight Baldwin and Lucretia Kirland (Manning) Baldwin; married, September 12, 1890, to Bessy G. Graham (died 1894); married, June 19, 1912, to Elizabeth E. Bycroft.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles M. Ball (1871-1955) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, August 24, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1924-26. Member, Elks. Died in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, May 11, 1955 (age 83 years, 260 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Plimpton Ball (1838-1909) and Elizabeth (Shanafelt) Ball (1842-1935); married, June 24, 1914, to Louella Kidd (1879-1969); fourth cousin of Silas Harold Zinn (1908-1979).
  Edward Ball (1811-1872) — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Born near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., November 6, 1811. Farmer; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Muskingum County, 1845-49, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1853-57. Methodist. Accidentally killed by a railroad train near Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, November 22, 1872 (age 61 years, 16 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Lee Ball (1781-1824) and Sarah (Cassidy) Ball (1789-1863); married, January 8, 1840, to Margaret Garges.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Flamen Ball (1809-1885) — of Clifton (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Harlem, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 5, 1809. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1861-69; served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 20, 1885 (age 76 years, 15 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1829 to Evelina Candler (1810-1864).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Towne Bannon (1867-1950) — also known as Henry T. Bannon — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Born near Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, June 5, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Scioto County Prosecuting Attorney, 1897-1903; legal counsel, Norfolk and Western Railway; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1932, 1936, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee). Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, September 6, 1950 (age 83 years, 93 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Mary E. (Smith) Bannon and James W. Bannon (1843?-?); married, May 25, 1893, to Jessie Damarin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James W. Bannon (born c.1843) — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Born about 1843. Lawyer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Scioto County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Towne Bannon (1867-1950).
  Fred A. Barber (1865-1924) — of Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio. Born in Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 11, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; Fulton County Probate Judge, 1905-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in 1924 (age about 59 years). Interment at Wauseon Union Cemetery, Wauseon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Corydon Barber and Louisa (Bye) Barber; married, July 2, 1890, to Carrie E. Cottrell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. Barkley (1889-1986) — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Braceville, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 2, 1889. Lawyer; mayor of Shaker Heights, Ohio, 1952-54. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in September, 1986 (age about 96 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Barkley and Josephine A. (Kreitler) Barkley; married, June 2, 1917, to Margaret E. Megirt.
  John Beaumont Barnes (b. 1846) — also known as John B. Barnes — of Ponca, Dixon County, Neb. Born in East Trumbull, Ashtabula County, Ohio, August 26, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; District Attorney, 6th District, 1875-79; district judge in Nebraska 6th District, 1879-84; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1904-17; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. J. S. Barnes and Susan (Jeffords) Barnes; married, November 29, 1874, to Ida Frances Hannant.
William Payne Barnum, Jr. William Payne Barnum, Jr. (b. 1879) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Rock Creek, Ashtabula County, Ohio, October 15, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1909-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Payne Barnum and Nannie L. (Knowlton) Barnum; married, December 21, 1905, to Pearl C. Clapper.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Granville Barrere (1829-1889) — of Canton, Fulton County, Ill. Born in New Market, Highland County, Ohio, July 11, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1873-75. Died in Canton, Fulton County, Ill., January 13, 1889 (age 59 years, 186 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John Mills Barrere and Margaret (MOrrow) Barrere (1802-1870); married, April 21, 1856, to Ellen R. Kennedy; nephew of Nelson Barrere (1808-1883); uncle of Granville Barrere.
  Political family: Barrere family of Hillsboro and New Market, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson Barrere (1808-1883) — of Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio. Born in New Market, Highland County, Ohio, April 1, 1808. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1851-53; defeated, 1852 (Whig), 1868 (Democratic); Whig candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1853. Died in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, August 20, 1883 (age 75 years, 141 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, New Market, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Barrere (1770-1838) and Abigail (Mills) Barrere (1776-1829); brother of John Mills Barrere; uncle of Granville Barrere (1829-1889); granduncle of Granville Barrere (1878-1954).
  Political family: Barrere family of Hillsboro and New Market, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Brice J. Bartlett — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Lawyer; mayor of Fremont, Ohio, 1850-52, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Robert Leroy Barton (1906-1977) — also known as Robert L. Barton — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, June 14, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936, 1956; secretary to Gov. John W. Bricker, 1943-44. Died January 14, 1977 (age 70 years, 214 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Homer M. Barton and Julia M. (Schaller) Barton; married to Margaret King.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alice Moore Batchelder (b. 1944) — of Ohio. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 15, 1944. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1985-92; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1992-. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  S. W. Bates (b. 1876) — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, June 10, 1876. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney, 1913-16; member of Missouri state senate 28th District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 19, 1909, to Georgia A. Collier.
  Frank Joseph Battisti (1922-1994) — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, October 4, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1959-61; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1961-94; took senior status 1994. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 19, 1994 (age 72 years, 15 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Battisti and Jennie (Dalesandro) Battisti.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Vogt Baumann (1891-1956) — also known as Albert V. Baumann — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Born in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio, January 13, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; Sandusky County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1920, 1944. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Exchange Club; Freemasons. Died in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio, January 27, 1956 (age 65 years, 14 days). Interment at Four-Mile House Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Vogt Baumann and Annie Rose (Greene) Baumann (1869-1938); married, June 26, 1918, to Cary Luella Shreffler (1894-1982).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Robert Bayes (1876-1964) — also known as William R. Bayes — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio, July 29, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; president, Kings Highway Savings Bank; president, Brooklyn National Life Insurance Co.; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 8th District, 1915; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1922, 1933, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; justice, New York City Court of Special Sessions, 1935-46. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Union League. Died in Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y., November 28, 1964 (age 88 years, 122 days). Interment at Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac E. Bayes and Fannie A. (Guilford) Bayes; married, September 7, 1904, to Mabel Ross.
  Henry Mahan Beardsley (1858-1938) — also known as Henry M. Beardsley — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Knox County, Ohio, October 20, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1938 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Fitch Beardsley and Martha (Mahan) Beardsley; married, April 24, 1883, to Marietta Davis.
  Harry Lincoln Beatty (b. 1865) — also known as H. L. Beatty — of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, April 4, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Portage County; elected 1895, 1897. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Beatty and Hettie (Day) Beatty; married, April 9, 1889, to Eleanor Wallace.
  James Helmick Beatty (1836-1927) — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, May 8, 1836. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Idaho territorial senate, 1886-88; U.S. District Judge for Idaho, 1891-1907; retired 1907. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 21, 1927 (age 91 years, 166 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henry Beatty (1838-1914) — also known as William H. Beatty — of Austin, Lander County, Nev.; Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Monclova, Lucas County, Ohio, February 18, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Nevada, 1864-74; justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1875-78; chief justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1879-80; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1888-1914; died in office 1914. Died August 4, 1914 (age 76 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Oscar Beatty and Margaret Boone (Runyan) Beatty; brother of Mary M. Beatty (who married Samuel Crawford Denson (1839-1917)); married, June 17, 1874, to Elizabeth M. Love.
  Political family: Denson family of Opelika, Alabama.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Bebb (1802-1873) — of Ohio. Born near Shandon, Butler County, Ohio, December 8, 1802. Whig. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844; Governor of Ohio, 1846-49. Welsh ancestry. Died October 23, 1873 (age 70 years, 319 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fred C. Becker (1875-1941) — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, September 18, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Lima, Ohio, 1908-10; Allen County Probate Judge, 1913-21; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Elks; Moose; Beta Theta Pi. Died in 1941 (age about 65 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Martin L. Becker (1846-1929) and Mary J. (Fenstermaker) Becker (1849-1934); married, November 4, 1904, to Caroline Jones.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vincent Henry Beckman (b. 1879) — also known as Vincent H. Beckman — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in St. Henry, Mercer County, Ohio, December 1, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary and director, National Theatre Co.; director and member executive committee, Eagle Picher Mining and Smelting Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1940, 1948, 1956; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John G. Beckman and Catherine (Romer) Beckman; married, January 19, 1915, to Irene Gertrude Hummel.
  Sandra Shank Beckwith (b. 1943) — of Ohio. Born in Norfolk, Va., February 4, 1943. Lawyer; municipal judge in Ohio, 1977-79, 1982-87; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1987-89; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, 1992-. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Frederick Christopher Belen (1913-1999) — also known as Frederick C. Belen — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 25, 1913. Lawyer; aide to U.S. Reps. Andrew J. Transue and George D. O'Brien; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Federal Bar Association. U.S. deputy postmaster general; chaired the committee which created the ZIP code. Died, of complications from Parkinson's disease, in Arlington Hospital, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., October 13, 1999 (age 85 years, 292 days). Interment at National Memorial Park, Near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Frederick Belen and Elizabeth Lehman Belen; brother of Lucile Elizabeth Belen (1912-2010); married, February 7, 1943, to Opal Marie Sheets (1917-2007).
  Political family: Belen family of Lansing, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel H. Bell (b. 1925) — of Ohio. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., December 31, 1925. Lawyer; municipal judge in Ohio, 1968-73; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1973-77; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1977-82; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1982-96; took senior status 1996. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wallace W. Bellew — of Lockland, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 1st District, 1919-22. Member, Freemasons; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph C. Bellew and Maria (Blackburn) Bellew; married 1900 to Marguerite Highland Riggs.
  Leonard Julius Benckenstein (1894-1966) — also known as L. J. Benckenstein — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Born in Wyoming, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 5, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; member of Texas Republican State Executive Committee, 1928; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940, 1944, 1948; candidate for chief justice of Texas state supreme court, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Alpha Chi Rho; Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died in October, 1966 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Frederick Benckenstein and Genevieve (Peterson) Benckenstein; married, April 15, 1917, to Elaine Lock.
  Granville Gaylord Bennett (1833-1910) — also known as G. G. Bennett — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born near Bloomingburg, Fayette County, Ohio, October 9, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1865-67; member of Iowa state senate, 1867-71; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1875-78; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1900. Died in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., June 28, 1910 (age 76 years, 262 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, S.Dak.
  Bennett County, S.Dak. may have been named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore Moody Berry (1905-2000) — also known as Theodore M. Berry; Ted Berry — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., November 5, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; associate general counsel, Dunbar Life Insurance Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1972-75. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; Urban League; Alpha Phi Alpha; Sigma Pi Phi. First Black mayor of Cincinnati. Died October 15, 2000 (age 94 years, 345 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Berry and Cora (Parks) Berry; married 1938 to Johnnie Mae Newton (1910-2002).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Odis Bertelsman (b. 1936) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 31, 1936. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1979-. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of Odis William Bertelsman (1900-1991).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Marsha Siegel Berzon (b. 1945) — also known as Marsha Berzon — Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 17, 1945. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 2000-. Female. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Gilbert Bettman (b. 1881) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 31, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; Ohio state attorney general, 1929-33; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1932. Jewish. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Bettman and Rebecca (Bloom) Bettman; married, June 30, 1916, to Iphigene Molony.
Albert J. Beveridge Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862-1927) — also known as Albert J. Beveridge — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1862. Lawyer; historian; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1899-1911; defeated, 1914 (Progressive), 1922 (Republican); delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1908, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Progressive candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1912; received the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, 1920. Member, American Historical Association. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 27, 1927 (age 64 years, 203 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Beveridge (1818-1895) and Frances Eleanor (Parkinson) Beveridge (1824-1918); married, November 24, 1887, to Katherine Maude Langsdale (1864-1900); married, August 7, 1907, to Catherine Spencer Eddy (1881-1970); father of Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Jr. (1908-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Albert J. Beveridge: The Life of John Marshall: The Building of the Nation 1815-1835 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Conflict and Construction 1800-1815 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Politician, Diplomatist, Statesman 1789-1801 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Frontiersman, Soldier, Lawmaker (1916) — Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 (1928) — The Art of Public Speaking (1924) — The Meaning of the Times, and Other Speeches (1908) — The Russian Advance (1904) — The State of the Nation (1924) — What Is Back of the War (1915)
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
  Edward Franklin Bingham (1828-1907) — also known as Edward F. Bingham — of McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in West Concord, Concord, Essex County, Vt., August 13, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; Vinton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1850-55; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1856-57; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1873-87; candidate for justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1881; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1887-1903. Died in Union, Monroe County, W.Va., September 5, 1907 (age 79 years, 23 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Warner Bingham (1790-1872) and Lucy (Wheeler) Bingham (1792-1839); married, November 21, 1850, to Susannah F. Gunning (died 1886); married, August 8, 1888, to Melinda Caperton Patton; fourth cousin once removed of Bela Edgerton, Heman Ticknor, Harrison Blodget, Clement Phineas Kellogg and Claudius Victor Pendleton (1885-1968).
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Ely Bird (1878-1955) — also known as Richard E. Bird — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 4, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Kansas 18th District, 1917-20; U.S. Representative from Kansas 8th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 10, 1955 (age 76 years, 67 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Bird and Laura Cordelia (Wilder) Bird; married, May 21, 1903, to Gertrude M. Hacker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
Samuel L. Black Samuel Luccock Black (1859-1929) — also known as Samuel L. Black — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Kimbolton, Guernsey County, Ohio, December 22, 1859. Lawyer; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1897-98; probate judge in Ohio, 1903. Died June 18, 1929 (age 69 years, 178 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Black and Marie (Luccock) Black.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Representative Men of Ohio, 1900-03
  Harrison Gray Otis Blake (1818-1876) — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Newfane, Windham County, Vt., March 17, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1846-47; member of Ohio state senate, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1859-63; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, April 16, 1876 (age 58 years, 30 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: Harrison Gray Otis
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Holdsworth Blake (1792-1849) — also known as Thomas H. Blake — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Frederick County, Md., July 25, 1792. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1816; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1817-18; state court judge in Indiana, 1818; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1819-20, 1823-24; member of Indiana state senate, 1821-22, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1827-29. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died of cholera in a hotel at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 28, 1849 (age 57 years, 126 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of William Crawford Linton (1795-1835).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Bliss (1813-1868) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio; Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt., January 1, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Ohio, 1850; mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1850; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1853-55, 1863-65 (18th District 1853-55, 14th District 1863-65). Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, October 24, 1868 (age 55 years, 297 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Wooster, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Bliss and Anne C. (Campbell) Bliss; married, January 16, 1856, to Sarah Jane Fish (1829-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philemon Bliss (1813-1889) — Born in Canton, Hartford County, Conn., July 28, 1813. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Ohio, 1848-51; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1855-59; justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1861-65; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1868-72; law professor. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 25, 1889 (age 76 years, 28 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Asahel Bliss (1783-1846) and Lydia Adams (Griswold) Bliss (1790-1830); brother of Albert Asahel Bliss; married, November 16, 1843, to Martha W. Thorpe; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold and Samuel Clesson Allen; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and Judson H. Warner; third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Elisha Phelps, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Oliver Ellsworth, Daniel Chapin, Augustus Seymour Porter, Daniel Pitkin and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Edmund Holcomb, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Chester William Chapin, John William Allen, Norman A. Phelps, James Samuel Wadsworth, George Smith Catlin, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, John Smith Phelps, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henry Bliss (1844-1932) — also known as William H. Bliss — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio, October 7, 1844. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1876-87; vice-president and general solicitor, St. Paul & Duluth Railroad; associate counsel, Northern Pacific Railroad. Died May 5, 1932 (age 87 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Philemon Bliss and Martha W. (Tharp) Bliss; married, April 6, 1874, to Annie Louise Woods; married, April 14, 1894, to Anna Blaksley Barnes; father of Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962).
  Political family: Bliss-Warren family of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  Williamson S. Blizzard (1865-1941) — also known as William S. Blizzard — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Nicholas County, W.Va., 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1924. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 29, 1941 (age about 76 years). Interment at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens, Parkersburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Burton Blizzard (1825-1887) and Elizabeth (Gill) Blizzard (1836-1907); brother of Reese Blizzard (1863-1941); granduncle of Reese Leroy Blizzard.
  Political family: Blizzard family of Parkersburg, West Virginia.
  S. John Block (c.1880-1955) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, about 1880. Socialist. Lawyer; candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1908; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1933; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1916, 1917; delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; National Lawyers Guild; American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 30, 1955 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Block and Belle (Adler) Block; married to Anita Cahn.
  Earl D. Bloom (1871-1930) — of Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio. Born in Wood County, Ohio, May 29, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee); Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1917-19, 1923-25, 1927-28; defeated, 1924; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, January 8, 1930 (age 58 years, 224 days). Interment at Old Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James Lewis Bloom (1840-1892) and Lydia A. (Ackerman) Bloom (1840-1916); married, July 24, 1895, to Eleanor G. Lathrop (1869-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Blythin (1884-1958) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Parma Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Newmarket, Wales, October 10, 1884. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1941; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1949. Welsh ancestry. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died February 14, 1958 (age 73 years, 127 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Blythin and Elizabeth (Roberts) Blythin; married, April 5, 1913, to Jane Rankin.
  Ernest John Bohn (b. 1901) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Austria-Hungary, May 12, 1901. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929-30; planning and housing advocate; chairman of first national conference on slum clearance, 1933. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank J. Bohn and Juliana (Kiry) Bohn.
  Oliver Payne Bolton (1917-1972) — also known as Oliver P. Bolton — of Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 22, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1953-57, 1963-65. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., December 13, 1972 (age 55 years, 295 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Chester Castle Bolton and Frances Payne Bolton; married, October 4, 1940, to Adelaide Brownlee; great-grandson of Henry B. Payne; second cousin of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); third cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Lewis Fairchild.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Grosvenor Bond (1877-1974) — also known as Charles G. Bond — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 29, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Union League. Died in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., January 10, 1974 (age 96 years, 226 days). Cremated; ashes interred at West Union Street Cemetery, Athens, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William W. Bond and Frances (Currier) Bond; married, June 27, 1905, to Bertha Paterson; nephew of Charles Henry Grosvenor (1833-1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lester Legrant Bond (1829-1903) — also known as Lester L. Bond — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, October 27, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1866-70; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1873. Died April 15, 1903 (age 73 years, 170 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, October 12, 1856, to Amy S. Aspinwall.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Key Bond (1792-1864) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in St. Mary's County, Md., October 2, 1792. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1835-41. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 17, 1864 (age 71 years, 138 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Xenophon A. Boomhower (1872-1954) — of Bad Axe, Huron County, Mich. Born in Ohio, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Huron County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-21; circuit judge in Michigan 24th Circuit, 1924-53. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in 1954 (age about 82 years). Interment at Elkland Township Cemetery, Near Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alma (Stuart) Boomhower (1845-1924) and Addison Boomhower (1846-1916); married to Catherine Gillies.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Melvin Morella Boothman (1846-1904) — also known as Melvin M. Boothman — of Bryan, Williams County, Ohio. Born near Bryan, Williams County, Ohio, October 16, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1887-91. Died in Bryan, Williams County, Ohio, March 5, 1904 (age 57 years, 141 days). Interment at Fountain City Cemetery, Bryan, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Martin Borchers (1869-1946) — also known as Charles M. Borchers — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born in Lockville, Fairfield County, Ohio, November 18, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1909-11, 1919-23; U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914, 1930; candidate in primary for Governor of Illinois, 1924. Died in Decatur, Macon County, Ill., December 2, 1946 (age 77 years, 14 days). Interment at Frantz Cemetery, Macon County, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, June 28, 1905, to Alice Bowman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Theodosius Botkin (1846-1918) — of Kansas; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Catawba, Clark County, Ohio, June 25, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; mining business; member of Kansas state legislature, 1880; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Consul in Campbellton, 1907-18, died in office 1918. Died in Campbellton, New Brunswick, May 27, 1918 (age 71 years, 336 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Townsend Bow (1901-1972) — also known as Frank T. Bow — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, February 20, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio Republican State Central Committee, 1945-46; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1951-72; died in office 1972; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Pi; Elks. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 13, 1972 (age 71 years, 267 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Clinton Bow and Anna (Withrow) Bow; married, May 12, 1923, to Caroline Denzer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stanley Eyre Bowdle (1868-1919) — also known as Stanley E. Bowdle — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Clifton (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio, September 4, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Episcopalian. Struck by an automobile while getting off a streetcar, and died a few hours later, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 6, 1919 (age 50 years, 214 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel D. Bowdle and Ellen E. (Doran) Bowdle; married, November 29, 1900, to Lillian Crane Scott; third cousin of Thomas Lawrence Eyre (1862-1926); fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Larkin Eyre.
  Political family: Eyre family of Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clinton DeWitt Boyd (b. 1884) — also known as Clinton D. Boyd; Clint Boyd — of Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. Born in Mt. Orab, Brown County, Ohio, September 26, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1924; candidate in primary for Ohio state attorney general, 1926, 1928; candidate in primary for chief justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1938. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Phi Kappa Tau. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward H. Boyd and Hester (Day) Boyd; married 1916 to Clara Cretors.
  Daniel Boyd (b. 1875) — of Enterprise, Wallowa County, Ore. Born in Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, December 5, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Enterprise, Ore.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912, 1916; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1924; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Phi Delta Theta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 26, 1900, to Mary Ethel Axtell.
  Thomas Jefferson Boynton (1838-1871) — also known as Thomas J. Boynton — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio, August 31, 1838. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1861-63; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1864-70; resigned 1870. Died, in Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1871 (age 32 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also federal judicial profile
  Oliver Ernesto Branch (b. 1847) — also known as Oliver E. Branch — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Madison, Lake County, Ohio, July 19, 1847. Lawyer; general counsel, Boston & Maine Railroad; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1887, 1889; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1894-98. English ancestry. Member, Delta Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Witter Branch and Lucy J. (Bartram) Branch; married, October 17, 1878, to Sarah M. Chase; father of Oliver Winslow Branch (1879-?).
  James Tenney Brand (1886-1964) — also known as James T. Brand — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, October 9, 1886. Lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1927-41; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1941-58; judge of military tribunal for trial of major war criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in February, 1964 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Brand and Juliet (Hughes) Brand; married, July 13, 1916, to Irene May Morley.
  Virgil O. Braun (1896-1980) — also known as V. O. Braun — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich.; Perry, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Rising Sun, Wood County, Ohio, June 7, 1896. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Shiawassee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-38; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Shiawassee County, 1939-44; defeated in primary, 1944. Member, Alpha Gamma Rho; Phi Kappa Delta. Died in Corunna, Shiawassee County, Mich., December 3, 1980 (age 84 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of C. H. Braun and Emma (Roush) Braun; married, September 7, 1935, to Grace Downing.
Calvin S. Brice Calvin Stewart Brice (1845-1898) — also known as Calvin S. Brice — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Denmark, Morrow County, Ohio, September 17, 1845. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; active in railroad law; president of railroad companies; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1876, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888; member of Democratic National Committee from Ohio, 1888; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1889-92; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1891-97. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1898 (age 53 years, 89 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Kilpatrick Brice (1812-1870) and Elizabeth (Stewart) Brice (1820-1852); married 1870 to Catherine Olivia Meily (1840-1900).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  John William Bricker (1893-1986) — also known as John W. Bricker — of Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near Mt. Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, September 6, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Ohio state attorney general, 1933-37; defeated in primary, 1928; Governor of Ohio, 1939-45; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1960 (speaker), 1964, 1972; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1944; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1947-59; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights Templar; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif; Optimist Club. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 22, 1986 (age 92 years, 197 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Spencer Bricker and Laura (King) Bricker; married, September 4, 1920, to Harriet Day.
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Barton
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John Robert Britten (1898-1955) — also known as John R. Britten — of Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Born in Reading, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 16, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-39; mayor of Richmond, Ind., 1939-44. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Grotto; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Moose; Junior Order; Elks; Kiwanis. Suffered severe burns to his feet and toes from overnight application of an electric pad, leading to a pulmonary embolism and ultimately death, in Reid Hospital, Spring Grove, Wayne County, Ind., February 25, 1955 (age 56 years, 71 days). Interment at Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Onda May Chenoweth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dwight M. Britton (1886-1981) — of Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, August 7, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; St. Joseph County Prosecuting Attorney, 1920; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph District, 1948; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 15th Circuit, 1953. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, Calif., November 4, 1981 (age 95 years, 89 days). Interment at Williamsburg Cemetery, Williamsburg, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Britton (1854-1897) and Luceta Ruth 'Ceta' (Beck) Britten (1856-1925); married, August 20, 1909, to Grace Forrey (1883-1936); married, July 22, 1950, to Mildred Lucille Bleke (1904-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William McNulty Brodhead (b. 1941) — also known as William M. Brodhead — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 12, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1971-74 (17th District 1971-72, 2nd District 1973-74); U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1975-83; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1994. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John B. Brooks (b. 1871) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born near Geneva, Ashtabula County, Ohio, March 29, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1898-99. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amaziah Brooks and Mary Brooks; married 1899 to Genevieve Wilbur.
Donald A. Brown Donald A. Brown (1924-1999) — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich.; Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, November 2, 1924. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 5th District; defeated, 1952; elected 1956; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1958. Presbyterian. Died June 30, 1999 (age 74 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 20, 1947, to Lynette Ralya.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Ethan Allen Brown (1776-1852) — also known as Ethan A. Brown — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Dearborn County (part now in Ohio County), Ind. Born in Darien, Fairfield County, Conn., July 4, 1776. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1810-18; Governor of Ohio, 1818-22; defeated, 1816; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1822-25; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1828; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Brazil, 1830-34; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1841-43. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 24, 1852 (age 75 years, 235 days). Interment at Cedar Hedge Cemetery, Rising Sun, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Ethan Allen
  Relatives: Son of Roger Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hugh Henry Brown (1872-1975) — also known as Hugh H. Brown — of San Francisco, Calif.; Tonopah, Nye County, Nev. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, May 4, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; represented railroads and mining companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1908, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate). Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Judicature Society; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died February 26, 1975 (age 102 years, 298 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Robert McCutcheon Brown and Louise Christina (Smith) Brown; married, February 7, 1904, to Marjorie Moore (1885-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Milton Brown (1804-1883) — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Born in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, February 28, 1804. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1841-47 (12th District 1841-43, 11th District 1843-47); One of the founders of Southwestern University (later Union University), and Lambuth College, Jackson, Tenn.; president of the Mississippi Central & Tennessee Railroad, 1854-56; president of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad, 1856-71. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., May 15, 1883 (age 79 years, 76 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Paul Wesley Brown (1915-2000) — also known as Paul W. Brown — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 14, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1960-64; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1964-68, 1973-81; Ohio state attorney general, 1969-71; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1970. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Died, of Alzheimer's disease at a nursing home in Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla., November 17, 2000 (age 85 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Brown and Mary E. (Foster) Brown; married, November 8, 1942, to Helen Louise Page.
  Seth W. Brown (1841-1923) — of Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. Born near Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, January 4, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper business; lawyer; Warren County Prosecuting Attorney, 1880-83; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1883-87; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1888; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1897-1901. Died in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, February 24, 1923 (age 82 years, 51 days). Interment at Miami Cemetery, Waynesville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thaddeus Harold Brown (1887-1941) — also known as Thad H. Brown — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Lincoln Township, Morrow County, Ohio, January 10, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary of state of Ohio, 1923-27; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928; member, Federal Radio Commission, 1932-34; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1934-40. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 25, 1941 (age 54 years, 46 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Brown and Ella Dell (Monroe) Brown; married, November 10, 1915, to Marie Thrailkill.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Henry Brush (1778-1855) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; London, Madison County, Ohio. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., June, 1778. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1810; member of Ohio state senate, 1814; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1819-21; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1830-31. Died near London, Madison County, Ohio, January 19, 1855 (age 76 years, 0 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, London, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Alexander Bryan (1794-1864) — also known as John A. Bryan — of Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y.; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Menasha, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Berkshire County, Mass., April 13, 1794. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1827; Ohio auditor of state, 1833-39; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Peru, 1845. Member, Freemasons. Died in Menasha, Winnebago County, Wis., May 24, 1864 (age 70 years, 41 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wis.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of John B. Weller; father of Charles Henry Bryan (1822-1877).
  Political family: Bryan-Weller family.
  The city of Bryan, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Robert Johns Bulkley (1880-1965) — also known as Robert J. Bulkley — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 8, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912, 1916, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1964; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1930-39; defeated, 1938; delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Episcopalian. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 21, 1965 (age 84 years, 286 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Bulkley and Roberta (Johns) Bulkley; married, February 17, 1909, to Katharine Pope (died 1932); married, March 31, 1934, to Helen (Graham) Robbins.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William John Bulow (1869-1960) — also known as William J. Bulow — of Beresford, Union County, S.Dak. Born near Moscow, Clermont County, Ohio, January 13, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state senate 1st District, 1899-1900; Union County Judge, 1918; Governor of South Dakota, 1927-31; defeated, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1928; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1931-43. Died in Washington, D.C., February 26, 1960 (age 91 years, 44 days). Interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Beresford, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bulow and Elizabeth (Ebendorf) Bulow; married, November 25, 1898, to Katherine Reedy; married, October 15, 1922, to Sarah Farrand.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  William Edgar Bundy (1866-1903) — also known as William E. Bundy — of Norwood, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio, October 4, 1866. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1898-1903. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Sons of Veterans. Died in 1903 (age about 36 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sanford Bundy and Kate (Thompson) Bundy; married, May 8, 1890, to Eva Leedom (daughter of John Peter Leedom (1847-1895)).
  Thomas A. Burke (1898-1971) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 30, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1946-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1953-54. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 5, 1971 (age 73 years, 36 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Burke and Lillian (McNeil) Burke; married, June 25, 1924, to Josephine Lyon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jacob F. Burket (b. 1837) — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Perry County, Ohio, March 25, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; banker; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1880; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1893-1901; chief justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1897. Member, Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Henry Lawrence Burnett (1838-1916) — also known as Henry L. Burnett; "Lightning Eyes Burnett" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 26, 1838. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1898-1906. Investigated the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and helped prosecute the conspirators. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1916 (age 77 years, 9 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Agnes Suffern Tailer.
Carlos C. Burr Carlos C. Burr (1846-1927) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill., 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1875-76, 1885-86; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1885-87. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 5, 1927 (age about 81 years). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Harold Hitz Burton (1888-1964) — also known as Harold H. Burton — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; assistant attorney, Utah Power & Light Company and Utah Light & Traction Company, 1914-16; attorney, Idaho Power Company and Boise Valley Traction Company, 1916-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1929; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1931-32, 1936-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944; speaker, 1936; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1941-45; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1945-58; took senior status 1958. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Grange; Rotary; Kiwanis; Exchange Club. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1964 (age 76 years, 128 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Edgar Burton (Dean of M.I.T.) and Gertrude (Hitz) Burton; married, June 15, 1912, to Selma Florence Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Lowell Burton (b. 1932) — also known as John L. Burton — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 15, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1965-74, 1989-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972, 2004; California Democratic state chair, 1973-74; U.S. Representative from California, 1974-83 (6th District 1974-75, 5th District 1975-83); member of California state senate, 1990; President pro tempore of the California State Senate, 1998-. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Brother of Phillip Burton (who married Sala Galant Burton (1925-1987)).
  Political family: Burton family of San Francisco, California.
  Cross-reference: Kevin Shelley
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Phillip Burton (1926-1983) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 1, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1957-64; defeated, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968, 1972; U.S. Representative from California, 1964-83 (5th District 1964-75, 6th District 1975-83, 5th District 1983); died in office 1983. Died, from a ruptured aneurysm, in St. Francis Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., April 10, 1983 (age 56 years, 313 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Brother of John Lowell Burton; married to Sala Galant (1925-1987).
  Cross-reference: Josiah H. Beeman
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Phillip Burton: John Jacobs, A Rage for Justice : The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton
George E. Bushnell George Edward Bushnell (1887-1965) — also known as George E. Bushnell — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Roanoke, Va., November 4, 1887. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1934-55; defeated, 1928; resigned 1955; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1940, 1948. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 30, 1965 (age 77 years, 330 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Eichelberger Bushnell and Annie Carter (Terrill) Bushnell; brother of Miller Bushnell (1888?-?); married, November 5, 1923, to Ida Mary Bland.
  See also Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Benjamin Butterworth (1837-1898) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born near Maineville, Warren County, Ohio, October 22, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1874-75; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1879-83, 1885-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1880; U.S. Commissioner of Patents, 1896-98. Died in Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga., January 16, 1898 (age 60 years, 86 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Father of Frank Seller Butterworth (1873?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Willing Byrd (1770-1828) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Charles City County, Va., July 26, 1770. Lawyer; secretary of Northwest Territory, 1800-03; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Hamilton County, 1802; Governor of Northwest Territory, 1802-03; U.S. District Judge for Ohio, 1803-28; died in office 1828. Died in Sinking Spring, Highland County, Ohio, August 25, 1828 (age 58 years, 30 days). Interment at Byrd Cemetery, Sinking Spring, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Evelyn Byrd (1728-1777) and Mary Shippen (Willing) Byrd (1740-1814); married, April 6, 1797, to Sarah Waters Meade (1775-1815); married, October 8, 1818, to Hannah Miles (1789-1839); nephew of Thomas Willing; grandson of Charles Willing; grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1703-1781) and William Shippen; great-granduncle of Connally Findlay Trigg and Richard Evelyn Byrd; second great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); second great-granduncle of Harry Flood Byrd; third great-granduncle of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Edward Shippen (1729-1806) and John Brown Francis; first cousin twice removed of Edward Overton, Jr.; first cousin thrice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane and Francis Fisher Kane; first cousin five times removed of William Welby Beverley (1889-1969); second cousin once removed of Edward Shippen (1823-1904); second cousin twice removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; second cousin thrice removed of Edmund Pendleton; second cousin five times removed of William Bradley Umstead and Angier Biddle Duke; third cousin twice removed of Nathaniel Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison, Philip Clayton Pendleton, Zachary Taylor, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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