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  John Levi Cable (1884-1971) — also known as John L. Cable — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, April 15, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; director and counsel, Lima Telephone and Telegraph Co., Napoleon Telephone Co., Lima Toledo Railroad, Lima City Street Railway Co.; Allen County Prosecuting Attorney; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1921-25, 1929-33; defeated, 1912; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1924; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1936. Episcopalian or Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Grange; Junior Order; Kiwanis. Died in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, September 15, 1971 (age 87 years, 153 days). Entombed at St. Boniface Episcopal Church, Sarasota, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Davis J. Cable and Mary (Harnley) Cable; married to Rhea Watson; great-grandson of Joseph Cable (1801-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Cable (1801-1880) — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio; Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio; Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio; Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio; Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio. Born in Jefferson County, Ohio, April 17, 1801. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1849-53. Died in Paulding, Paulding County, Ohio, May 1, 1880 (age 79 years, 14 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding, Ohio.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of John Levi Cable (1884-1971).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Clement Cain (b. 1925) — also known as James C. Cain — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, April 13, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1965-68. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Jaycees. Still living as of 1968.
  Relatives: Son of Emmett Alexander Cain and Wilhelmina (Hessee) Cain; married, September 11, 1950, to Nancy Lee Caldwell.
  William Alexander Calderhead (1844-1928) — also known as William A. Calderhead — of Marysville, Marshall County, Kan. Born near New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, September 26, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; farmer; lawyer; Marshall County Attorney, 1889-91; U.S. Representative from Kansas 5th District, 1895-97, 1899-1911. Died in Enid, Garfield County, Okla., December 18, 1928 (age 84 years, 83 days). Interment at Marysville Cemetery, Marysville, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. E. B. Calderhead.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Mott Caldwell (1866-1958) — also known as Charles M. Caldwell — of Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. Born in Beaver, Pike County, Ohio, November 20, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; Pike County Prosecuting Attorney; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1912. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pike County, Ohio, September 7, 1958 (age 91 years, 291 days). Interment at Evergreen-Union Cemetery, Waverly, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Lewis Caldwell and Kate (Hoffman) Caldwell; married, October 16, 1895, to Mary Jane 'Mollie' Shrader (1875-1920).
  John Alexander Caldwell (1852-1927) — also known as John A. Caldwell — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Fairhaven, Preble County, Ohio, April 21, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1889-94; resigned 1894; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1894-97; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1900-02; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 24, 1927 (age 75 years, 33 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Caldwell — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 1st District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Sherman D. Callender (b. 1869) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Hartsgrove, Ashtabula County, Ohio, March 18, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1929-35; appointed 1929; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1936-47. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, April 23, 1904, to Sylvia Cornell.
James E. Campbell James Edwin Campbell (1843-1924) — also known as James E. Campbell — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, July 7, 1843. Democrat. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1884-89 (7th District 1884-85, 3rd District 1885-87, 7th District 1887-89); defeated, 1906; Governor of Ohio, 1890-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1924. Died, of chronic myocarditis, in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 17, 1924 (age 81 years, 163 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Nephew of Lewis Davis Campbell (1811-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  John Wilson Campbell (1782-1833) — also known as John W. Campbell — of West Union, Adams County, Ohio. Born in Augusta County, Va., February 23, 1782. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1810, 1813, 1815; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1817-27 (2nd District 1817-23, 5th District 1823-27); candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1828; U.S. District Judge for Ohio, 1829-33. Died in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, September 24, 1833 (age 51 years, 213 days). Original interment at North Graveyard, Columbus, Ohio; reinterment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willard Donald Campbell (1901-1992) — also known as Willard D. Campbell — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, June 6, 1901. Lawyer; Guernsey County Prosecuting Attorney, 1930-34; member of Ohio state senate, 1935-37; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1938-39. Presbyterian. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Theta Phi; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Died February 19, 1992 (age 90 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Howard N. Campbell and Eloise (Gray) Campbell; married, November 25, 1936, to Rosanna L. Vance.
  Richard Sprigg Canby (1808-1895) — also known as Richard S. Canby — of Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio; Olney, Richland County, Ill. Born in Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, September 30, 1808. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1845-46; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1847-49; circuit judge in Illinois 2nd Circuit, 1867. Died in Olney, Richland County, Ill., July 27, 1895 (age 86 years, 300 days). Interment at Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis Charles Canny (b. 1889) — also known as Francis C. Canny — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, August 26, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1917-18; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1934-39. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Canny and Elizabeth (Hughes) Canny; married, April 18, 1917, to Helen Esther Rowling.
  John Fletcher Caples (1832-1908) — also known as John F. Caples — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Ashland County, Ohio, January 12, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1873; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1892, 1896; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, as of 1898. Methodist. English and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 17, 1908 (age 76 years, 187 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Francis Caples (1781-1831) and Charlotte (Laffer) Caples; married 1854 to Sarah Jemima Morrison (1829-1877); grandfather of Lowell Caples Paget; great-grandfather of Eileen Paget (1939-).
  Political family: Paget family of Portland, Oregon.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Henry Carey (1857-1941) — also known as Charles H. Carey — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 27, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for James J. Hill's railroad lines; historian; municipal judge in Oregon, 1892-95; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Oregon Corporation Commissioner, 1933-37. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., August 26, 1941 (age 83 years, 303 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Doak Carey (abolitionist) and Martha Louisa (Felton) Carey; married, September 24, 1883, to Mary N. Bidwell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Quinn Carey (1905-1958) — also known as John Q. Carey — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, May 20, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1932-35; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1940-42; resigned 1942; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1942-49. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died January 6, 1958 (age 52 years, 231 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Carey and Nellie V. (Quinn) Carey; married, May 19, 1935, to Irma L. Corbin (died 1945); married, July 24, 1948, to Marcella Hiermier.
  Wilbur John Carr (1870-1942) — also known as Wilbur J. Carr — of Washington, D.C. Born near Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio, October 31, 1870. Lawyer; assistant U.S. Secretary of State, 1924-37; U.S. Minister to Czechoslovakia, 1937-39. Died in 1942 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Livingston Carr and Catharine (Fender) Carr.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Henderson Haverfield Carson (1893-1971) — also known as Henderson H. Carson — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, October 25, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1943-45, 1947-49. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Lions; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, October 5, 1971 (age 77 years, 345 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Carson and Georgia F. (Haverfield) Carson; married, June 2, 1917, to Ella M. Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Glover H. Cary (1885-1936) — of Calhoun, McLean County, Ky.; Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Calhoun, McLean County, Ky., May 1, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1914-17; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1931-36 (2nd District 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 2nd District 1935-36); died in office 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 5, 1936 (age 51 years, 218 days). Interment at Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Remus G. Cary and Henrietta (Allen) Cary; married, April 4, 1906, to Bessie Wayne Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Fenton Cary (1814-1900) — of Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 18, 1814. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1864; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1867-69; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1875; Greenback candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1876. Died in College Hill (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio, September 29, 1900 (age 86 years, 223 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert Denis Cash (1897-1952) — also known as Albert D. Cash — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 21, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1948-51. Catholic. Was fishing when a freak storm overturned his boat and drowned him, on a lake in Michigan, August 2, 1952 (age 54 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  James Henry Cassidy (1869-1926) — also known as James H. Cassidy — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 28, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1909-11; defeated, 1910. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., August 23, 1926 (age 56 years, 299 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Cassidy and Mary (Brown) Cassidy; married, November 21, 1903, to Elizabeth Handiges.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis M. Chandler (b. 1851) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Richfield, Summit County, Ohio, May 3, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Cuyahoga County Republican Party, 1895; U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio, 1900-09; vice-president, Hough Bank & Trust Company. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Alonzo Chandler and Martha M. (Buck) Chandler; married, February 2, 1876, to Effie May Barney (died 1888); married, April 29, 1891, to Mary Gertrude Mahon.
  John Crawford Chaney (1853-1940) — also known as John C. Chaney — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Born near New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, February 1, 1853. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1884-85; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1888; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1905-09; defeated, 1902, 1908. Presbyterian. Died in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., April 26, 1940 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Chaney (1823-1902) and Nancy (Crawford) Chaney (1827-1911); married, December 25, 1876, to Ella Saucerman.
  Epitaph: "He Served His Generation Well / Now God Has Called Him."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  U. S. G. Cherry (b. 1863) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Lewistown, Logan County, Ohio, December 2, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; South Dakota Democratic state chair, 1896; candidate for justice of South Dakota state supreme court, 1904; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1920, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Cherry and Elizabeth (Smith) Cherry; married, September 1, 1887, to Lalla W. Clyde (died); married, February 6, 1906, to Louise Palmer.
  Norton Parker Chipman (1834-1924) — also known as Norton P. Chipman — of Washington, D.C. Born in Milford Center, Union County, Ohio, March 7, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1871-75; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1905-22; resigned 1922. Died in San Francisco, Calif., February 1, 1924 (age 89 years, 331 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Chiu (b. 1970) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 2, 1970. Democrat. Lawyer; Democratic Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee; aide to U.S. Sen. Paul Simon; founder and chief operating officer, Grassroots Enterprise (online communications company); member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 2008-; candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2011. Taiwanese ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
Lewis G. Christman Lewis G. Christman (1888-1979) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Archbold, Fulton County, Ohio, March 10, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; business executive; banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1945-54; member of Michigan state senate 33rd District, 1955-60; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 33rd Senatorial District, 1961. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died, from complications of bladder cancer, in the Huron View Lodge nursing home, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 29, 1979 (age 91 years, 111 days). Interment at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Philip D. Christman and Rachel (Sprow) Christman; married to Arietta O. VanNess.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Frank Clague (1865-1952) — of Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn. Born in Warrensville (now Warrensville Heights), Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 13, 1865. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Redwood County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1902; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1903-06; Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1905; member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1907-14; district judge in Minnesota 9th District, 1918-20; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1921-33. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Redwood Falls, Redwood County, Minn., March 25, 1952 (age 86 years, 256 days). Interment at Redwood Falls Cemetery, Redwood Falls, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Clague and Catherine (Brew) Clague; married, April 25, 1895, to Stella Porter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
  Donald Daniel Clancy (1921-2007) — also known as Donald D. Clancy — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 24, 1921. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1957-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1961-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Catholic. Died, from complications of Parkinson's disease, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 12, 2007 (age 85 years, 323 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Patricia M. Clancy (1952-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Richard Clark (b. 1889) — also known as James R. Clark — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 6, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-15; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1920-22. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Clark and Dora (Conley) Clark; married, September 11, 1916, to Helen Herschede.
  John Hessin Clarke (1857-1945) — also known as John H. Clarke — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio, September 18, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1912; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1914-16; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1916-22. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 22, 1945 (age 87 years, 185 days). Interment at Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Clarke and Melissa (Hessin) Clarke.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Francis Landon Cleveland (1823-1881) — also known as Fred Cleveland — of Augusta, Bracken County, Ky. Born in Amelia, Clermont County, Ohio, October 27, 1823. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1860; member of Kentucky state senate, 1870. Died in Augusta, Bracken County, Ky., August 16, 1881 (age 57 years, 293 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Clement Cleveland (1794-1827) and Elizabeth (Smith) Cleveland; married, February 22, 1864, to Laura Harlan (1835-1870; daughter of James Harlan; sister of John Marshall Harlan); father of James Harlan Cleveland; grandfather of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; great-grandfather of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; first cousin once removed of Grover Cleveland; first cousin twice removed of Richard Folsom Cleveland; second cousin once removed of Jonathan Usher; third cousin of John Palmer Usher and Robert Cleveland Usher; third cousin twice removed of Ephraim Safford, Isaiah Kidder, Samuel Lord and Rollin Usher Tyler; fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Charles Stetson, James Safford, Luther Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. (1894-1950) — also known as James H. Cleveland — of Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 28, 1894. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1939. Died in Hamilton County, Ohio, March 21, 1950 (age 55 years, 205 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Grace (Matthews) Cleveland (1864-1933) and James Harlan Cleveland; married to Elizabeth McLaren (1890-1958); uncle of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; grandson of Francis Landon Cleveland and Stanley Matthews; grandnephew of John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911); great-grandson of James Harlan; first cousin once removed of Henry Watterson and John Maynard Harlan; second cousin of Harvey Watterson and John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971); second cousin once removed of Grover Cleveland (1837-1908); second cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Usher; third cousin of Richard Folsom Cleveland; third cousin twice removed of John Palmer Usher and Robert Cleveland Usher; fourth cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest H. Clinedinst (1884-1926) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Virginia, September 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1921; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Died, from lobar pneumonia and "La Grippe" (influenza), in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, April 6, 1926 (age 41 years, 195 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Ohio; cenotaph at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Market, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James McClure Coffinberry (1818-1891) — also known as James M. Coffinberry — of Maumee, Lucas County, Ohio; Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, May 16, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; Lucas County Prosecuting Attorney; newspaper editor and publisher; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1861; chair of Cuyahoga County Democratic Party, 1861. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 29, 1891 (age 73 years, 197 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Coffinberry (1788-1858) and Mary 'Polly' (McClure) Coffinberry; married 1841 to Anna Marie Gleason (1820-1897); father of Henry Darling Coffinberry (1841-1912); first cousin of John Beach Coffinberry.
  Political family: Coffinberry-Morgan family of Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Morton Cohen (1859-1949) — also known as Alfred M. Cohen — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 19, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Jewish. Member, Urban League; B'nai B'rith. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 9, 1949 (age 89 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Charles F. Cole (b. 1871) — of Beebe, White County, Ark.; Batesville, Independence County, Ark. Born in Wharton, Wyandot County, Ohio, June 13, 1871. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1896; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1900; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1920, 1924; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1922-30; director, First National Bank of Batesville; director, Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Batesville. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of D. D. Cole and Mary C. (Bell) Cole; married, May 2, 1901, to Ella Hamblen.
  Ralph Dayton Cole (1873-1932) — also known as Ralph D. Cole — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Vanlue, Hancock County, Ohio, November 30, 1873. Republican. Hancock County Clerk, 1897-99; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1900; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1924, 1928 (speaker); colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1920. Member, American Legion. Injured in an automobile accident near Parkman, Ohio, and died in the hospital at Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, October 15, 1932 (age 58 years, 320 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Raymond Clinton Cole (1870-1957).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Raymond Clinton Cole (1870-1957) — also known as R. Clint Cole — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Biglick Township, Hancock County, Ohio, August 21, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1919-25; defeated, 1924. Died in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, February 8, 1957 (age 86 years, 171 days). Interment at Bright Cemetery, Findlay, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Ralph Dayton Cole (1873-1932).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Michael B. Coleman (b. 1954) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 18, 1954. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1998; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 2000-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Rules Committee). African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Chester L. Collins (1847-1916) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Newcastle, Coshocton County, Ohio, June 13, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 18th Circuit, 1906-16; died in office 1916. Member, Freemasons; Beta Theta Pi; Grand Army of the Republic. Died March 20, 1916 (age 68 years, 281 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adgate W. Collins and Susan (Olive) Collins; married, May 12, 1874, to Sarah Miller.
  William A. Collins (b. 1865) — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo. Born in Logan, Hocking County, Ohio, November 4, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 15th District, 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 2, 1888, to Julia E. Dow.
  William B. Colver (1870-1926) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Wellington, Lorain County, Ohio, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; editorial director, Scripps-Howard newspapers; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1917-20; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1918-19. Died in Washington, D.C., May 28, 1926 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Pauline Simmons (c.1874-1964).
  Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916) — also known as Chauncey S. Conger — of Carmi, White County, Ill. Born in Strong Ridge, Wood County, Ohio, January 14, 1838. Civil engineer; lawyer; White County Superintendent of Schools, 1861-62; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1863-64; circuit judge in Illinois, 1879. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Carmi, White County, Ill., July 24, 1916 (age 78 years, 192 days). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Carmi, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Enoch Conger (1792-1872) and Esther (West) Conger (1796-1882); brother of Omar Dwight Conger; married, November 28, 1861, to Ellen Stewart; father of Chauncey Stewart Conger; uncle of Franklin Barker Conger; first cousin once removed of Hugh Conger and Edwin Hurd Conger (1843-1907); second cousin of Moore Conger and Frederick Ward Conger; second cousin thrice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin of Anson Griffith Conger and Harmon Sweatland Conger; third cousin twice removed of Edward Augustus Conger; third cousin thrice removed of Robert John Conger; fourth cousin of James Lockwood Conger and Charles Franklin Conger; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Bogart Conger, James W. Conger and Benn Conger.
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Lockwood Conger (1805-1876) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., February 18, 1805. Whig. School teacher; lawyer; merchant; banker; patent medicine manufacturer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1851-53. Died in St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich., April 10, 1876 (age 71 years, 52 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio; cenotaph at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of David Beeman Conger (1779-1838) and Hannah (Lockwood) Conger (1779-1821); married, December 23, 1824, to Paulina Belvedere Clark (1806-1847); second cousin once removed of Hanford Nichols Lockwood; second cousin thrice removed of John Hart; third cousin of Homer Nichols Lockwood and Charles Franklin Conger; third cousin once removed of Daniel Lockwood and Hugh Conger; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Lockwood, Alfred Collins Lockwood and Daniel Clark Joyce; third cousin thrice removed of John Alsop, William Henry Rossell and Asbury Elliott Kellogg; fourth cousin of Thaddeus Betts, Anson Griffith Conger, Harmon Sweatland Conger, Omar Dwight Conger, Moore Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916) and Frederick Ward Conger; fourth cousin once removed of Horatio Lockwood, Walter Booth, Abiel Case, Abraham Bogart Conger, Edwin Hurd Conger, James W. Conger, Franklin Barker Conger, Benn Conger, Frank Elisha Reed and Chauncey Stewart Conger (1882-1963).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Constance Eberhardt Cook (1919-2009) — also known as Constance E. Cook; Connie Cook; Constance Eberhardt — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 17, 1919. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1963-73 (Tompkins County 1963-65, 138th District 1966, 125th District 1967-72, 128th District 1973); president of land grant affairs, Cornell University, 1976-80; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1984. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Zonta. Co-sponsor, in 1970, of the bill which legalized abortion in New York State. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., January 20, 2009 (age 89 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Walter Eberhardt and Catherine (Sellmann) Eberhardt; married 1955 to Alfred P. Cook.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Deborah L. Cook (b. 1952) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., 1952. Lawyer; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals 9th District, 1991-94; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1995-2003; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 2003-. Female. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Robert Eugene Cook (1920-1988) — of Ohio. Born in Kent, Portage County, Ohio, May 19, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; Portage County Prosecuting Attorney, 1952-59; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1959-63; defeated, 1962; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1963-69; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1969-88. Died in Portage County, Ohio, November 28, 1988 (age 68 years, 193 days). Interment at Standing Rock Cemetery, Kent, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Anderson Cooke (b. 1869) — also known as George A. Cooke — of Aledo, Mercer County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New Athens, Harrison County, Ohio, July 3, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Guy C. Scott, 1896-1900; member of Illinois state house of representatives 33rd District, 1902-06; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1909-19; chief justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1913-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cooke and Vanceline (Downing) Cooke; married, October 20, 1896, to Sarah Blee.
Thomas M. Cooley Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1824-1898) — also known as Thomas M. Cooley — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich.; Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Attica, Wyoming County, N.Y., January 6, 1824. Lawyer; newspaper editor; law partner of Charles M. Croswell, 1855; reporter, Michigan Supreme Court, 1857-64; law professor; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1865-85; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1868-69, 1876-77, 1884-85; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1887-92. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 12, 1898 (age 74 years, 249 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cooley (1778-1847) and Rachel (Hubbard) Cooley (1790-1869); married, December 30, 1846, to Elizabeth Horton (1830-1890); father of Fanny Cooley (1857-1934; who married Alexis Caswell Angell (1857-1932)).
  Political family: Angell-Cooley family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Samuel W. Beakes — Consider A. Stacy
  Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Lansing, Michigan, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  James Cooper (1810-1863) — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa.; Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Frederick County, Md., May 8, 1810. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1839-43; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1848; resigned 1848; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1849-55; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 28, 1863 (age 52 years, 324 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Mary Miller (1814-1900).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Maura Denise Corrigan (b. 1948) — also known as Maura D. Corrigan — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 14, 1948. Republican. Lawyer; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1992-98; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1999-2010; director, Michigan Department of Human Services, 2011. Female. Irish ancestry. Member, Federal Bar Association; Federalist Society. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Joseph D. Grano.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  William Corry (1779-1833) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Virginia, 1779. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1815-19. Died December 16, 1833 (age about 54 years). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Moses Bledso Corwin (1790-1872) — also known as Moses Corwin — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., January 5, 1790. Whig. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1838-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1849-51, 1853-55 (4th District 1849-51, 8th District 1853-55). Died in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, April 7, 1872 (age 82 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Thomas Corwin; uncle of Franklin Corwin (1818-1879).
  Political family: Corwin family of Lebanon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Aylett Rains Cotton (1826-1912) — also known as Aylett R. Cotton — of Lyons, Clinton County, Iowa; Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 29, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; Clinton County Judge, 1851-53; Clinton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1854; mayor of Lyons, Iowa, 1855-57; delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1857; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1868-71; Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1870-71; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1871-75. Member, Freemasons. Died in San Francisco, Calif., October 30, 1912 (age 85 years, 336 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Cotton (1791-1870) and Cathrinia (Parkhurst) Cotton (1798-1829); married 1853 to Laura Finch Wick (1835-1900); married to Hattie Elizabeth Walker (1854-1921); father of Aylett Rains Cotton, Jr. (1874-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John King Cowen (1844-1904) — also known as John K. Cowen — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio; Baltimore, Md. Born near Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, October 28, 1844. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; counsel, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1872-76; general counsel, 1876-96; president, 1896-1901; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1895-97. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 26, 1904 (age 59 years, 181 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Washington Cowen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jacob Dolson Cox (1828-1900) — also known as Jacob D. Cox — of Ohio. Born in Montreal, Quebec, of American parents, October 27, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1859-60; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Ohio, 1866-68; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1869-70; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1877-79. Died in Magnolia, Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., August 4, 1900 (age 71 years, 281 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1849 to Helen C. Finney.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  James Earl Cox (1890-1969) — also known as J. Earl Cox — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Mason, Warren County, Ohio, January 11, 1890. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1929 (primary), 1931, 1933. Died in Pinellas County, Fla., April 17, 1969 (age 79 years, 96 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mason, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Mount Cox (1856-1933) and Lucy (Perrine) Cox (1860-1947); married to Jennie Irene Moody (1890-1971); first cousin twice removed of Martha A. Cox (1824-1893; who married Eli Bowyer (1818-1886)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles C. Crabbe (b. 1878) — of London, Madison County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Madison County, Ohio, November 1, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Madison County Prosecuting Attorney, 1912-18; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1918-22; Ohio state attorney general, 1923-27. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Crabbe and Ellen (Minshall) Crabbe; married, September 22, 1904, to Isa M. Roth.
  Gibson L. Cranmer (b. 1826) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 20, 1826. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Leo Calvin Crawford (b. 1896) — also known as Leo C. Crawford — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Darke County, Ohio, August 30, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-34; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1939-44; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1946-48. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Frederick Crawford and Jane (McClain) Crawford; married, February 5, 1927, to Sara M. Kelley.
  Robert Crosser (1874-1957) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, June 7, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1911-12; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1912; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1913-19, 1923-55 (at-large 1913-15, 21st District 1915-19, 1923-55). Scottish ancestry. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 3, 1957 (age 82 years, 361 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James Crosser and Barbara Crosser; married, April 18, 1906, to Isabelle D. Hogg.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert L. Crossley (b. 1928) — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1928. Lawyer; mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  George Burton Crow (1846-1942) — also known as George B. Crow — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va. Born in Monroe County (part now in Noble County), Ohio, November 9, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1887-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920, 1924 (alternate). Died in Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., February 1, 1942 (age 95 years, 84 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley, W.Va.
  Joseph Burns Crowley (1858-1931) — also known as Joseph B. Crowley — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Born in Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, July 19, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Crawford County Judge, 1886-93; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1899-1905 (19th District 1899-1903, 23rd District 1903-05); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Died in Robinson, Crawford County, Ill., June 25, 1931 (age 72 years, 341 days). Interment at Old Robinson Cemetery, Robinson, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, December 1, 1889, to Alice A. Newlin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albert E. Culbert (1862-1939) — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, March 27, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 20th District, 1921-22; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1928. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 5, 1939 (age 77 years, 100 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  Henry Stark Culver (1854-1936) — also known as Henry S. Culver — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio; Eliot, York County, Maine. Born in Delaware County, Ohio, April 19, 1854. Lawyer; Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney; mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1890-94; U.S. Consul in London, 1897-1906; Cork, 1906-10; SAINT John, 1910-24. Died in Eliot, York County, Maine, 1936 (age about 82 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South Eliot, Eliot, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Siidney Culver (1821-1892) and Jane C. (Carpenter) Culver (1826-1900); married to Mary Diana Sprague (1856-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas A. Cummins (b. 1866) — of Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo. Born in Clark County, Ohio, April 14, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Nodaway County Democratic Party, 1903; circuit judge in Missouri 4th Circuit, 1935-37. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 22, 1890, to Hattie T. Gartin (died 1918).
  Edwin W. Cunningham (b. 1842) — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan. Born in Clarksfield Township, Huron County, Ohio, August 31, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; superintendent of schools; lawyer; Lyon County Probate Judge, 1872-78; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram W. Cunningham and Eunice Cunningham; married, March 12, 1867, to Debbie A. Rowland.
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