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  Daniel Mace (1811-1867) — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Pickaway County, Ohio, September 5, 1811. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1836; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1845-48; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1851-57; postmaster at Lafayette, Ind., 1866-67. Suffered a stroke in 1866, never completely recovered, and became depressed over his condition; killed himself by gunshot, in the post office at Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., July 26, 1867 (age 55 years, 324 days). Interment at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Mace (1775-1842) and Edward Mace (1776-1846).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Abbot Maginnis (1885-1941) — also known as S. Abbot Maginnis — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, October 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1919-21. Member, Elks. Died, in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 25, 1941 (age 55 years, 337 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Lyman Maginnis (1858-1910) and Letie (Abbot) Maginnis; married, April 29, 1914, to Margaret McKenna (died 1933); married, August 12, 1936, to Gwendolyn Brownlee.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas C. Mahon (b. 1860) — of Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio. Born in Marseilles, Wyandot County, Ohio, July 4, 1860. Democrat. Merchant; lawyer; Hardin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1897-1903; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1910. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Mahon and Phebe (Waples) Mahon; married, April 14, 1886, to Mary I. Alexander.
  Verner Wright Main (1885-1965) — also known as Verner W. Main — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio, December 16, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1927-28; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1933; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1935-37; defeated in primary, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., July 6, 1965 (age 79 years, 202 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Elwyn B. Main and Margaret (Lawrence) Main; married, December 18, 1915, to Rose E. Hoppin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Charles Manchester (1873-1943) — also known as William C. Manchester — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born near Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 4th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1910-14. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Kappa Sigma. Died, of prostate cancer, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 17, 1943 (age 69 years, 143 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Mahoning County, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh A. Manchester and Rosannah (Squires) Manchester; married, December 27, 1898, to Margaret Katherine MacGregor.
  Charles Frederick Manderson (1837-1911) — also known as Charles F. Manderson — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 9, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Stark County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1871; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1883-93; general solicitor, western region, Burlington Railway System, 1895. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic. Died on board the steamship Cedric, in the harbor at Liverpool, England, September 28, 1911 (age 74 years, 231 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of John Manderson and Katharine Manderson; married, April 11, 1865, to Rebekah S. Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Scott Mann (b. 1939) — also known as David S. Mann — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 25, 1939. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1980-82, 1991; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1993-95; defeated, 1994. Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
Horace Mann Horace Mann (1796-1859) — also known as "The Father of American Public Education" — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Franklin, Norfolk County, Mass., May 4, 1796. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1827-33; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1833-37; secretary, Massachusetts Board of Education, 1837-48; founder and editor of The Common School Journal; became a national leader in improving and reforming public schools; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1848-53; Free Soil candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1852; president and professor at Antioch College, 1852-59. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Yellow Springs, Greene County, Ohio, August 2, 1859 (age 63 years, 90 days). Original interment somewhere in Yellow Springs, Ohio; reinterment at North Burial Ground, Providence, R.I.; statue at State House Grounds, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Married 1830 to Charlotte Messer (1809-1832); married, May 1, 1843, to Mary Tyler Peabody (1806-1887; sister-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)).
  Political families: Roosevelt family; Deming family of Maryland and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
  Leopold Markbreit (1842-1909) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Vienna, Austria, March 13, 1842. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Rutherford B. Hayes, about 1860; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1869-73; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1908-09; died in office 1909. Died July 27, 1909 (age 67 years, 136 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Half-brother of Frederick Hassaurek (1832-1885).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Carrington Tanner Marshall (b. 1869) — also known as Carrington T. Marshall — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, June 17, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; chief justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1921-26; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1928. Member, Civitan. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Marshall and Rachel Ann (Tanner) Marshall; married 1900 to Dora Foltz.
  George Alexander Marshall (1851-1899) — also known as George A. Marshall — of Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio. Born near Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, September 14, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; Shelby County Prosecuting Attorney, 1878-86; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1897-99. Died in Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, April 21, 1899 (age 47 years, 219 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Hardin, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Sidney Marshall (1869-1956) — also known as George S. Marshall — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Corning, Perry County, Ohio, January 29, 1869. Lawyer; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1910-11. Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Redmen; Royal Arcanum. Died in 1956 (age about 87 years). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Marshall and Theresa (Maxwell) Marshall; married, October 14, 1903, to Alice Badgley.
  Leroy Tate Marshall (1883-1950) — also known as Leroy T. Marshall — of Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. Born near Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio, November 8, 1883. Republican. School teacher; Greene County Clerk of Courts, 1909-13; lawyer; chair of Greene County Republican Party, 1920-32; member of Ohio state senate, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1933-37. Died in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, November 20, 1950 (age 67 years, 12 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Drake Martin (1829-1911) — also known as Charles D. Martin — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Born in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, August 5, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1859-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880; member, Ohio Supreme Court Commission, 1883-85. Died in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, August 27, 1911 (age 82 years, 22 days). Interment at Forest Rose Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  George Ewing Martin (1857-1948) — also known as George E. Martin — of Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, November 23, 1857. Lawyer; banker; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1880; common pleas court judge in Ohio 7th District, 1904-11; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1911-23; Presiding Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1923-24; Chief Justice of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1924-37; took senior status 1937. Died in Washington, D.C., April 14, 1948 (age 90 years, 143 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Martin and Mary Jane (Herman) Martin; married, September 23, 1880, to Margaret Kooken.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Isaac Jack Martin (1908-1966) — also known as I. Jack Martin — Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 18, 1908. Lawyer; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1958-66; died in office 1966. Jewish. Member, Order of the Coif. Died in Washington, D.C., November 5, 1966 (age 58 years, 110 days). Interment at Walnut Hills United Jewish Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also federal judicial profile
  John Andrew Martin (1868-1939) — also known as John A. Martin — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 10, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1901; U.S. Representative from Colorado, 1909-13, 1933-39 (2nd District 1909-13, 3rd District 1933-39); died in office 1939. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; American Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., December 23, 1939 (age 71 years, 257 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Martin and Ellen (Bohan) Martin; married, September 6, 1892, to Rose M. Chitwood.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Walter Mason (b. 1887) — also known as Charles W. Mason — of Nowata, Nowata County, Okla. Born in Stafford, Monroe County, Ohio, December 11, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Nowata County Attorney, 1914-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in Oklahoma 2nd District, 1919-23; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1923-31; chief justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1929-31. Disciples of Christ. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Delta Theta Phi; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Mason and Mary O'Ella (Shankland) Mason; married, December 24, 1914, to Ruth Ethel Cobbs.
  Donald L. Mason — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Lawyer; mayor of Zanesville, Ohio, 1984-91; member, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 1998-. Member, Rotary. Elected to Muskingum College Athletic Hall of Fame, 1992. Still living as of 2004.
  William D. Mason (b. 1959) — also known as Bill Mason — of Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1959. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000; Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney, 1999-. Still living as of 2000.
  See also Wikipedia article
  David Meade Massie (b. 1859) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, February 26, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1887-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1896, 1916. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Massie and Susan Burton (Thompson) Massie; married, November 6, 1883, to Juliet S. Matthews.
  Wilbur D. Matson (b. 1888) — of McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio. Born in McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio, March 2, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Haveth Elmer Mau (b. 1886) — also known as Haveth E. Mau — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 4, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-22; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1925-34. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Frederick Mau and Martha Matilda (Gronman) Mau; married, April 25, 1911, to Louise Caverley.
  Lawrence Maxwell, Jr. (1853-1927) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, May 4, 1853. Lawyer; U.S. Solicitor General, 1893-95; law professor. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 18, 1927 (age 73 years, 290 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Lawrence Maxwell and Alison (Crawford) Maxwell; married, December 27, 1876, to Clara Barry Darrow.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Mayer (1837-1910) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Nierstein, Germany, January 6, 1837. Naturalized U.S. citizen; physician; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1889-90; U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1897-1905. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from uremia, in the Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 20, 1910 (age 73 years, 134 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Bancroft McCarter (b. 1870) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Emporia, Lyon County, Kan., March 22, 1870. Lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in Toronto, 1918; Montreal, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  John E. McCauley (1924-1975) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, April 28, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1957-61; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 18th District, 1961-62; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1965-75; died in office 1975. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Disabled American Veterans; Eagles; Purple Heart. Died in 1975 (age about 51 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John E. McCauley and Fern (Gibson) McCauley; married to Jeanette E. Poet.
  Emlin McClain (1851-1915) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Born in Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, November 25, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to U.S. Sen. George G. Wright, 1875-77; law professor; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1901-12; chief justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1906-12. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Died suddenly, of apoplexy, in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, May 25, 1915 (age 63 years, 181 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William McClain; married, February 19, 1879, to Ellen Griffiths (born 1855).
  Charles Blaine McClintock (1886-1965) — also known as Charles B. McClintock — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Wayne County, Ohio, May 25, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1929-33; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1946-63. Died in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, February 1, 1965 (age 78 years, 252 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Wilmot, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Addison S. McClure (1839-1903) — of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. Born in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, October 10, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1868, 1876; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1881-83, 1895-97 (18th District 1881-83, 17th District 1895-97). Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, April 17, 1903 (age 63 years, 189 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married, September 26, 1866, to Mary L. Brigham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Anson George McCook (1835-1917) — also known as Anson G. McCook — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, October 10, 1835. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1877-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 30, 1917 (age 82 years, 81 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Edward Moody McCook (1833-1909); first cousin of George Wythe McCook and Edwin Stanton McCook.
  Political family: McCook family of Steubenville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Walker McCorkle (1819-1884) — also known as Joseph W. McCorkle; J. W. McCorkle — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio; Sutter County, Calif.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev.; Washington, D.C. Born in Piqua, Miami County, Ohio, June 24, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1845-49; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of California state assembly 14th District, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1851-53. Engaged in a duel with U.S. Senator W. M. Gwin, June 1, 1853; there were no injuries. Died in Branchville, Prince George's County, Md., March 18, 1884 (age 64 years, 268 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Wilson McDill (1834-1894) — also known as James W. McDill — of Afton, Union County, Iowa. Born in Monroe, Richland County, Ohio, March 4, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Iowa 3rd District, 1869-70; U.S. Representative from Iowa 8th District, 1873-77; member of Iowa railroad commission, 1878-81, 1884-87; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1881-83; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1892-94; died in office 1894. Died in Creston, Union County, Iowa, February 28, 1894 (age 59 years, 361 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Joseph Ewing McDonald (1819-1891) — also known as Joseph E. McDonald — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Butler County, Ohio, August 29, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1849-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1864, 1868, 1876, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1875-81; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1884. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 21, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
William McKinley William McKinley, Jr. (1843-1901) — also known as "Idol of Ohio" — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, January 29, 1843. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-84, 1885-91 (17th District 1877-79, 16th District 1879-81, 17th District 1881-83, 18th District 1883-84, 20th District 1885-87, 18th District 1887-91); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1884, 1888; Governor of Ohio, 1892-96; President of the United States, 1897-1901; died in office 1901. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Shot by the assassin Leon Czolgosz, at a reception in the Temple of Music, at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y., September 6, 1901, and died eight days later, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 14, 1901 (age 58 years, 228 days). Original interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio; reinterment in 1907 at McKinley Monument, Canton, Ohio; statue at Lucas County Courthouse Grounds, Toledo, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William McKinley (1807-1892) and Nancy Campbell (Allison) McKinley (1809-1897); married, January 25, 1871, to Ida Saxton (1847-1907); first cousin of William McKinley Osborne; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Prather Fletcher (1873-1959).
  Political family: McKinley-Osborne-Fletcher-Allison family of Ohio.
  Cross-reference: Albert Halstead — Loran L. Lewis — George B. Cortelyou — John Goodnow
  McKinley County, N.M. is named for him.
  Mount McKinley (the highest peak in North America, now known by its traditional name, Denali), in Denali Borough, Alaska, was named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: William McKinley ThomasWilliam McKinley ThomasWilliam M. BellWilliam M. Branch
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $500 bill in 1928-46.
  Campaign slogan (1896): "The Full Dinner Pail."
  Campaign slogan (1896): "The Advance Agent of Prosperity."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William McKinley: Lewis L. Gould, The Presidency of William McKinley — Kevin Phillips, William McKinley — H. Wayne Morgan, William McKinley and His America
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1901
  Robert Erastus McKisson (1863-1915) — also known as Robert E. McKisson — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Northfield, Summit County, Ohio, January 30, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1895-98. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in 1915 (age about 52 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Van Buren McKisson (died 1891) and Finette Adeline (Eldridge) McKisson; married, January 16, 1901, to Mamie Marie Langenau.
  William Harvey McSurely (b. 1865) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, January 27, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Illinois state senate 5th District, 1894; member of Illinois state house of representatives 5th District, 1905-06; superior court judge in Illinois, 1907-12; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1912-. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Jasper McSurely and Hulda (Taylor) McSurely; married, October 18, 1892, to Mary Elizabeth Cadman.
  James Andrew Meeks (1864-1946) — also known as James A. Meeks — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Born in Washington County, Ohio, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1932; U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1933-39; defeated, 1938, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Pi; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in 1946 (age about 82 years). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Danville, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. (1764-1825) — also known as Return J. Meigs, Jr. — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., November 17, 1764. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Marietta, Ohio, 1794-95; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1803-04, 1808-09; resigned 1804; federal judge, 1807-08; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1808-10; Governor of Ohio, 1810-14; U.S. Postmaster General, 1814-23. Member, Freemasons. Died in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, March 29, 1825 (age 60 years, 132 days). Interment at Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joanna (Winborn) Meigs (1740-1773) and Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr.; father of Mary Sophia Meigs (1793-1863; who married John George Jackson (1777-1825)); uncle of Return Jonathan Meigs III; first cousin of Henry Meigs; first cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, Jr..
  Political families: Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meigs County, Ohio is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard Morton Metzenbaum (1917-2008) — also known as Howard M. Metzenbaum; "Senator No"; "Headline Howard" — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 4, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; airport parking lot and car rental business; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1943-46; member of Ohio state senate, 1947-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1964; speaker, 1988; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1974, 1977-95; defeated, 1970. Jewish. Died in Aventura, Miami-Dade County, Fla., March 12, 2008 (age 90 years, 282 days). Interment at Mayfield Cemetery, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of James Metzenbaum (1876?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  James Metzenbaum — of Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1938; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1942; candidate for justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1950. Jewish. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Howard Morton Metzenbaum (1917-2008).
  See also Wikipedia article
  William H. Michael (1845-1916) — of Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa; Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb.; Washington, D.C. Born in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, July 14, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; U.S. Consul General in Calcutta, 1905-11. Died in Washington, D.C., May 17, 1916 (age 70 years, 308 days). Burial location unknown.
  Earl Cory Michener (1876-1957) — also known as Earl C. Michener — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Born near Attica, Seneca County, Ohio, November 30, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Lenawee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1919-33, 1935-51; defeated, 1932. English and German ancestry. Died in Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich., July 4, 1957 (age 80 years, 216 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Valentine A. Michener (1849-1942) and Sarah Adelia (Cory) Michener (1858-1919); married, June 11, 1902, to Belle Strandler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Krepps Miller (1819-1863) — also known as John K. Miller — of Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. Born in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, May 25, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1844; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1847-51; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1857. Died in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, August 11, 1863 (age 44 years, 78 days). Interment at Mound View Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Miller (1794-1864) and Eleanor G. (Krepps) Miller (1796-1872); brother of Thomas Ewing Miller (1829-1909); married, May 6, 1845, to Elizabeth Christmas Larwill (1825-1901).
  Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Miller (1819-1862) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, September 9, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1856; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1857-59; justice of Nebraska territorial supreme court, 1859-60. Died May 27, 1862 (age 42 years, 260 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  M. Garet Rogers Miller (1920-1996) — also known as M. Garet Miller — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ohio, October 26, 1920. Lawyer; author; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1961. Female. Died in Ventura County, Calif., November 24, 1996 (age 76 years, 29 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Warren Miller (1847-1920) — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va.; Jackson, Boone County, W.Va. Born in Apple Grove, Meigs County, Ohio, April 2, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1891-92, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1895-99; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 5th Judicial Circuit, 1900-03; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1903-04; member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1915-18. Died in Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., December 29, 1920 (age 73 years, 271 days). Interment at Cottageville Cemetery, Cottageville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis M. Miller (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Miller (1813-1889).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Donald Millikin (1891-1958) — also known as Eugene D. Millikin — of Denver, Colo. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, February 12, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1941-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1944, 1948, 1952 (chair, Resolutions Committee), 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died in Denver, Colo., July 26, 1958 (age 67 years, 164 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hunter Millikin (1853-1928) and Mary (Schelly) Millikin; married to Delia Alsena (Shepard) Schuyler (1882-1973; widow of Karl Cortlandt Schuyler (1877-1933)).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  M. A. Mills (born c.1842) — of Osceola, Polk County, Neb. Born in Ohio, about 1842. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Thaddeus A. Minshall (b. 1834) — Born in Ross County, Ohio, June 19, 1834. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1885-1901. Burial location unknown.
  William Edwin Minshall, Jr. (1911-1990) — also known as William E. Minshall, Jr. — of Rocky River, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 24, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Ohio 23rd District, 1955-74; resigned 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964, 1972. Died October 15, 1990 (age 78 years, 356 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Sylvestor Monnett (b. 1857) — also known as Frank S. Monnett — of Crawford County, Ohio. Born in Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio, March 19, 1857. Lawyer; Ohio state attorney general, 1896-1900; defeated in Democratic primary, 1926; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1910; in 1915, when the U.S. was still neutral in World War I, he was a committee chair in "Labor's National Peace Council," which advocated a weapons embargo against the countries then at war; the organization secretly received funding from German agents; indicted in December 1915, along with H. Robert Fowler, Frank Buchanan, and others, for restraint of trade over the Peace Council's attempts to foment strikes in U.S. munitions plants; stood trial with seven co-defendants, but during the trial, the charges against him were dismissed. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Interment at Monnett Chapel Graveyard, Dallas Township, Crawford County, Ohio.
  Betty Montgomery — of Wood County, Ohio; Reynoldsburg, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; Wood County Prosecutor, 1981; member of Ohio state senate, 1989-94; Ohio state attorney general, 1995-2003; defeated, 2006; Ohio auditor of state, 2003-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles Ellis Moore (1884-1941) — also known as C. Ellis Moore — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. Born near Middlebourne, Guernsey County, Ohio, January 3, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Guernsey County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-18; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1919-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis. Died in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, April 2, 1941 (age 57 years, 89 days). Interment at Northwood Cemetery, Cambridge, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Lycurgus Passmore Moore and Kate (Cunningham) Moore; married, June 30, 1910, to Nannie B. Hammond.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Lee Morey (1841-1902) — also known as Henry L. Morey — of Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio. Born in Milford Township, Butler County, Ohio, April 8, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Butler County Prosecuting Attorney, 1873; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1875; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1881-84, 1889-91 (3rd District 1881-83, 7th District 1883-84, 1889-91); delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1884. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, December 29, 1902 (age 61 years, 265 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Morey and Dereza (Whitcomb) Morey; married, April 25, 1865, to Mary M. Campbell (died 1867); married, February 26, 1873, to Ella R. Campbell; cousin *** of James Whitcomb (1795-1852).
  Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Peter Morey (1798-1881) — of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., 1798. Lawyer; Michigan state attorney general, 1837-41. Died in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, 1881 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Daniel Edgar Morgan (1877-1949) — also known as Daniel E. Morgan — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio, August 7, 1877. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1928; city manager of Cleveland, Ohio, 1930-31; candidate for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1932; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1939-49; died in office 1949. Died in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, May 1, 1949 (age 71 years, 267 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Morgan and Elizabeth (Jones) Morgan; married, April 22, 1915, to Ella Annetta Mathews (died 1923); married 1926 to Wilma Ball.
  See also Wikipedia article
  David E. Morgan — of Devils Lake, Ramsey County, N.Dak. Born near Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio. Lawyer; district judge in North Dakota, 1889; justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1901-11; chief justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  George Washington Morgan (1820-1893) — also known as George W. Morgan — of Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. Born in Washington, Washington County, Pa., September 20, 1820. Democrat. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Consul in Marseille, 1855-58; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1858-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864, 1876; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1865; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1867-68, 1869-73. Died in Fort Monroe, Elizabeth City County (now part of Hampton), Va., July 26, 1893 (age 72 years, 309 days). Interment at Mound View Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Father of Harriet Duane Morgan (who married Henry Darling Coffinberry (1841-1912)).
  Political family: Coffinberry-Morgan family of Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  James Remley Morris (1819-1899) — also known as James R. Morris — of Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio. Born in Rogersville, Greene County, Pa., January 10, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County Treasurer, 1843; newspaper editor; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1848; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1861-65 (17th District 1861-63, 5th District 1863-65); defeated, 1864; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; probate judge in Ohio, 1872-77; postmaster. Died in Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, December 24, 1899 (age 80 years, 348 days). Interment at Morris Cemetery, Near Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Morris (1795-1854).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Adelaide Van Gorden Morrow (1870-1947) — also known as Adelaide V. Morrow; Adelaide Van Gorden; Mrs. M. E. Morrow — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, November 28, 1870. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1922-23. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in West Plains, Howell County, Mo., December 19, 1947 (age 77 years, 21 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Squire Van Gorden (1826-1905) and Catherine (McGouldrick) Van Gorden; married, November 26, 1895, to Mancil Edward Morrow (1870-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Swaine Muhlenberg (1795-1831) — of Reading, Berks County, Pa.; Pickaway County, Ohio. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 22, 1795. Lawyer; private secretary to Gov. Joseph Hiester, 1820-23; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1827; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1828-29; real estate business. German ancestry. Died in Pickaway County, Ohio, December 17, 1831 (age 36 years, 239 days). Interment at Protestant Cemetery, Circleville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746-1807) and Anna Barbara (Meyer) Muhlenberg (1751-1806); married to Mary Denny Downing (1808-1893); nephew of Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg; great-granduncle of Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg; first cousin of Henry Augustus Philip Muhlenberg; first cousin once removed of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; first cousin twice removed of Henry Ernestus Muhlenberg; first cousin thrice removed of Hiester Henry Muhlenberg.
  Political family: Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Charles Munger (1861-1941) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Fletcher, Miami County, Ohio, July 7, 1861. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1895-97; Lancaster County Attorney, 1897-1901; U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1907-41; took senior status 1941. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., November 29, 1941 (age 80 years, 145 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Cyrus Munger (1832-1900) and Margaret Mary (Ervin) Munger (1832-1902); married, June 5, 1888, to Carrie Anna Case (1864-1946); fourth cousin once removed of Erastus Clark Scranton and Sereno Hamilton Scranton (1811-1896).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
James O. Murfin James Orin Murfin (b. 1875) — also known as James O. Murfin — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, January 7, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1901-02; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1908-11; appointed 1908; resigned 1911; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1918-33, 1934-37; appointed 1934; defeated, 1937. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Orin Murfin and Josephine Hurd (Smith) Murfin; married, April 24, 1907, to Jane B. Macklem.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  William Sumpter Murphy (c.1796-1844) — also known as William S. Murphy; "Patrick Henry of the West" — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in South Carolina, about 1796. Whig. Lawyer; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1839; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Texas Republic, 1843-44, died in office 1844. Died, of yellow fever, in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., July 13, 1844 (age about 48 years). Original interment and cenotaph at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.; reinterment somewhere in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1821 to Lucinda Sterret.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
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