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George K. Nash George Kilborn Nash (1842-1904) — also known as George K. Nash — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in York Township, Medina County, Ohio, August 14, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-74; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1876; Ohio state attorney general, 1880-83; defeated, 1877; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1883-85; Governor of Ohio, 1900-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died, of apoplexy, in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 28, 1904 (age 62 years, 75 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Nash and Electa (Branch) Nash.
  Image source: Representative Men of Ohio, 1900-03
  Henry Safford Neal (1828-1906) — also known as Henry S. Neal — of Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. Born in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, August 25, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney, 1851; member of Ohio state senate 8th District, 1862-65; U.S. Consul in Lisbon, as of 1869; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Lawrence County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1877-83 (11th District 1877-79, 12th District 1879-81, 11th District 1881-83); U.S. Solicitor of the Treasury, 1884-85. Died in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, July 13, 1906 (age 77 years, 322 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Ironton, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence Talbot Neal (1844-1905) — also known as Lawrence T. Neal — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 22, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; Ross County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-72; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1873-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1892; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1887; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1893. Died in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, November 2, 1905 (age 61 years, 41 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dawn Clark Netsch (1926-2013) — also known as Patricia Dawn Clark — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 16, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 12th District, 1969-70; member of Illinois state senate, 1973-91 (13th District 1973-83, 4th District 1983-91); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996; Illinois state comptroller, 1991-95; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1994. Female. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from Lou Gehrig's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 5, 2013 (age 86 years, 170 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Keith Clark and Hazel Dawn (Harrison) Clark; married, October 19, 1963, to Walter A. Netsch (architect; died 2008).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Murphy Nevin (1850-1912) — also known as Robert M. Nevin — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Danville, Highland County, Ohio, May 5, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1887-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1892; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1901-07. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 17, 1912 (age 62 years, 226 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Nevin and Frances E. (Eakin) Nevin; married 1871 to Emma Reasoner.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Eben Newton (1795-1885) — of Ohio. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., October 16, 1795. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1842-51, 1862-64; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1844; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1851-53; railroad president. Presbyterian. Died in Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 6, 1885 (age 90 years, 21 days). Interment at Canfield Village Cemetery, Canfield, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married 1826 to Mary Church.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John W. Noble John Willock Noble (1831-1912) — also known as John W. Noble — of Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, October 26, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1867-70; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1889-93. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 1912 (age 80 years, 148 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Col. John Noble and Catherine McDill Noble; married 1864 to Lizabeth Halstead (died 1894).
  Noble County, Okla. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: History of Iowa (1903)
George W. Norris George William Norris (1861-1944) — also known as George W. Norris — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, July 11, 1861. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 14th District, 1896-1903; resigned 1903; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1903-13; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1913-43; defeated (Independent), 1942; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in McCook, Red Willow County, Neb., September 2, 1944 (age 83 years, 53 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook, Neb.
  Relatives: Married 1890 to Pluma Lashley (died 1901); married 1903 to Ella Leonard; grandfather of Harvey Frans Nelson, Jr. (1924-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1961)
  Daniel Sheldon Norton (1829-1870) — also known as Daniel S. Norton — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio, April 12, 1829. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1857-58, 1861, 1864-65; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1865-70; died in office 1870. Died in Washington, D.C., July 13, 1870 (age 41 years, 92 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Miner Gibbs Norton (1857-1926) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 11, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died September 5, 1926 (age 69 years, 117 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Rowland Miner Norton and Eliza Ann (Gibbs) Norton; married, August 5, 1885, to Agnes Hine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Dewey Nye (b. 1898) — also known as George D. Nye — of Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. Born in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, August 6, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Pike County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-26; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1930-37; member of Ohio Democratic State Central Committee, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1945-47, 1949-53. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George B. Nye and Cresse (Evans) Nye; married, March 15, 1941, to Leota Baker.
  Crane William O'Neill (1916-1978) — also known as C. William O'Neill — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, February 14, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1939-50; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1947-48; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Ohio state attorney general, 1951-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (speaker), 1956; Governor of Ohio, 1957-59; defeated, 1958; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1960. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Upsilon; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Grange; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died August 20, 1978 (age 62 years, 187 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Thompson O'Neill and Jessie (Arnold) O'Neill; married, July 29, 1945, to Betty Estelle Hewson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Benton Oppenheimer (b. 1878) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born March 1, 1878. Lawyer; superior court judge in Ohio, 1912-16. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Oppenheimer and Rose (Kling) Oppenheimer; married to Helen Judith Vickers.
  Horace Mann Oren (1859-1912) — also known as Horace M. Oren — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Oakland, Clinton County, Ohio, February 3, 1859. Newspaper editor; lawyer; Michigan state attorney general, 1899-1902; circuit judge in Michigan 11th Circuit, 1911-12; appointed 1911; died in office 1912. Died in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., 1912 (age about 53 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
  William Shaw Chandler Otis (1807-c.1887) — also known as William S. C. Otis — of Summit County, Ohio. Born in Massachusetts, August 24, 1807. Lawyer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Summit County, 1850-51. Died about 1887 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Otis and Philena (Shaw) Otis; married 1836 to Hannah Mygatt (died 1840); married to Laura Lyman; uncle of Charles Augustus Otis, Sr. (1827-1905); second cousin twice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin of John Otis and James Otis; third cousin once removed of Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848); fourth cousin of Oran Gray Otis, Asa H. Otis, David Perry Otis, Harris F. Otis and Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur Warren Overmyer (1879-1952) — also known as Arthur W. Overmyer — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, May 31, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1922. Lutheran. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in North Royalton, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 8, 1952 (age 72 years, 282 days). Interment at Four-Mile House Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Barnhart B. Overmyer and Mary Malinda (Walborn) Overmyer; married, June 17, 1903, to Nina Zelden Preston (1881-1951).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael Garver Oxley (b. 1944) — also known as Michael G. Oxley — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, February 11, 1944. Republican. FBI agent; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1972-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1976, 1984; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1981-. Lutheran. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Bayard Henry Paine (1872-1955) — also known as Bayard H. Paine — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Born near Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, April 27, 1872. Lawyer; author; district judge in Nebraska 11th District, 1916-30; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1931-49. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Died in Grand Island, Hall County, Neb., April 19, 1955 (age 82 years, 357 days). Interment at Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Ira Tuttle Paine and Ella Myra (Huston) Paine; married, January 15, 1902, to Grace Bentley.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Aaron Pardee (1808-1898) — of Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Skaneateles, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 8, 1808. Lawyer; farmer; member of Ohio state senate, 1850-53 (Medina and Lorain counties 1850-51, 27th District 1852-53). Died in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, January 10, 1898 (age 89 years, 94 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wadsworth, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Anna (Minor) Pardee (1770-1851) and Ebenezer Pardee (c.1765-1812); married, October 8, 1827, to Eveline Biancy Eyles (1807-1873); father of Don Albert Pardee; uncle of Mary Elizabeth Pardee (1830-1870; who married Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896)); granduncle and second cousin twice removed of George Cooper Pardee; second cousin once removed of Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896); third cousin of Jared Whitfield Pardee; third cousin once removed of Dwight Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin of Henry Pardee and Tracy Pardee.
  Political family: Pardee family of New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Don Albert Pardee (1837-1919) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, March 29, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; district judge in Louisiana 2nd District, 1868-80; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1879; candidate for Louisiana state attorney general, 1880; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1881-1919. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 26, 1919 (age 82 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wadsworth, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Eveline (Eyles) Pardee (1807-1873) and Aaron Pardee; married, February 3, 1861, to Julia E. Hard; married, June 14, 1898, to Frances (Cunningham) Wells; first cousin of Mary Elizabeth Pardee (1830-1870; who married Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896)); first cousin once removed and third cousin once removed of George Cooper Pardee; third cousin of Enoch Homer Pardee (1826-1896); third cousin once removed of Jared Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin of Dwight Whitfield Pardee; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Pardee and Tracy Pardee.
  Political family: Pardee family of New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Isaac Charles Parker (1838-1896) — also known as Isaac C. Parker; "Hanging Judge" — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in a log cabin near Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, October 15, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1864; circuit judge in Missouri, 1868-70; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1871-75 (7th District 1871-73, 9th District 1873-75); U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1875-96. As judge, sentenced more than 160 people to death, of whom 79 were hanged. Died in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., November 17, 1896 (age 58 years, 33 days). Interment at Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Parker (1809-1878) and Jane (Shannon) Parker (1809-1870); married to Mary O'Toole (1839-1926); grandnephew of George F. Shannon, Thomas Shannon, James Shannon (1791?-1832) and Wilson Shannon.
  Political family: Shannon-Shelby family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Isaac C. Parker: Roger H. Tuller, Let No Guilty Man Escape : A Judicial Biography of 'Hanging Judge' Isaac C. Parker
  Isaac Parrish (1804-1860) — of Ohio. Born near St. Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio, March, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; Guernsey County Prosecuting Attorney, 1833; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1837; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1839-41, 1845-47 (11th District 1839-41, 13th District 1845-47); newspaper publisher. Died in Iowa, August 9, 1860 (age 56 years, 0 days). Interment at Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789) — Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., May 14, 1737. Lawyer; member of Connecticut colonial assembly, 1762-74; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1784-85; justice of Northwest Territory supreme court, 1788-89. Drowned in a canoe accident, near Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, November 17, 1789 (age 52 years, 187 days). Cenotaph at Mortimer Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Jonathan Parsons and Phoebe (Griswold) Parsons; father of Lucia Parsons (who married Stephen Titus Hosmer (1763-1834)); nephew of Matthew Griswold.
  Political family: Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John M. Pattison (1847-1906) — of Ohio. Born near Owensville, Clermont County, Ohio, June 13, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; insurance executive; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1873; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888; member of Ohio state senate, 1890; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1891-93; Governor of Ohio, 1906; died in office 1906. Died in Milford, Clermont County, Ohio, June 18, 1906 (age 59 years, 5 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Barbour Paxton (b. 1838) — also known as Thomas B. Paxton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born near Loveland, Clermont County, Ohio, June 4, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1864 to Mary Adelaide Wharton; father of Thomas Barbour Paxton (1873-?).
  Thomas Barbour Paxton (b. 1873) — also known as Thomas B. Paxton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 15, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1906-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1924. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Barbour Paxton (1838-?) and Mary Adelaide (Wharton) Paxton; married, January 10, 1927, to Mildred Irene Byron Busby.
  Albert Jackson Pearson (1846-1905) — also known as Albert J. Pearson — of Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio. Born in Centerville, Belmont County, Ohio, May 20, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-77; member of Ohio state senate, 1881-82; Monroe County Probate Judge, 1884-90; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1891-95 (17th District 1891-93, 16th District 1893-95). Died in Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, May 15, 1905 (age 58 years, 360 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930) — also known as Francis K. Pendleton — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clifton (now part of Cincinnati), Hamilton County, Ohio, January 3, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911-20; defeated, 1909; appointed 1911; resigned 1920. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Injured in an automobile accident on Riverside Drive, and died two months later as a result, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 26, 1930 (age 80 years, 204 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Alicia (Key) Pendleton (1824-1886) and George Hunt Pendleton; married, December 20, 1890, to Elizabeth La Montagne (1872-1936; sister-in-law of Nicholas Murray Butler); nephew of Philip Barton Key (1818-1859); grandson of Francis Scott Key and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; grandnephew of Edmund Henry Pendleton; great-grandson of Nathaniel Pendleton; great-grandnephew of Philip Barton Key (1757-1815); second great-grandnephew of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Philip Key; third cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; fourth cousin of William Barret Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton (1850-1914) and John Overton Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Coleby Chew and Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro.
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George H. Pendleton George Hunt Pendleton (1825-1889) — also known as George H. Pendleton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 19, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 1st District, 1854-55; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1857-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1864; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1868; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1869; president, Kentucky Central Railroad, 1869-79; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1879-85; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1885-89. Died in Brussels, Belgium, November 24, 1889 (age 64 years, 128 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jane (Hunt) Pendleton (1793-1830) and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; married 1846 to Mary Alicia 'Alice' Key (1824-1886; daughter of Francis Scott Key; sister of Philip Barton Key); father of Francis Key Pendleton; nephew of Edmund Henry Pendleton; grandson of Nathaniel Pendleton; great-grandnephew of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton; third cousin of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin once removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison, Zachary Taylor, William Barret Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton and John Overton Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro; fourth cousin of Coleby Chew; fourth cousin once removed of George Cassety Pendleton, James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921), Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton.
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
Aaron F. Perry Aaron Fyfe Perry (1815-1893) — also known as Aaron F. Perry — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Leicester, Addison County, Vt., January 1, 1815. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1847-48; postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1849-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1864; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1871-72; resigned 1872. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 11, 1893 (age 78 years, 69 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Samuel Ritter Peters (1842-1910) — also known as Samuel R. Peters — of Memphis, Scotland County, Mo.; Marion, Marion County, Kan.; Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Born in Walnut Township, Pickaway County, Ohio, August 16, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1872; member of Kansas state senate, 1874-75; district judge in Kansas, 1875-83; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1883-91 (at-large 1883-85, 7th District 1885-91); postmaster at Newton, Kan., 1898-1910. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., April 21, 1910 (age 67 years, 248 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James M. Petro (b. 1948) — also known as Jim Petro — of Rocky River, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Brooklyn, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 25, 1948. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1981-91; Ohio auditor of state, 1995-2003; Ohio state attorney general, 2003-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004, 2008 (alternate); candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 2006. Member, American Bar Association; Lambda Chi Alpha. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Brother of J. William Petro (1940?-2002).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Augustus Herman Pettibone (1835-1918) — also known as A. H. Pettibone — of Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn. Born in Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 21, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1880; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1881-87; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1897-99. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., November 26, 1918 (age 83 years, 309 days). Interment at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Norman Pettibone and Nancy (Hathaway) Pettibone; married, July 16, 1868, to Mary C. Speck (1839-1894); married, November 21, 1898, to Saraphina Deery (1835-1918; widow of Connally Findlay Trigg and Randal William McGavock); first cousin once removed of Amos Pettibone; second cousin once removed of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; second cousin twice removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of Hezekiah Case (1769-1859) and Elisha Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; fourth cousin of Parmenio Adams, Norman A. Phelps and John Smith Phelps; fourth cousin once removed of Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case, Selah Merrill and William Walter Phelps.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fremont Orestes Phillips (1856-1936) — also known as Fremont O. Phillips — of Medina, Medina County, Ohio. Born in Lafayette, Medina County, Ohio, March 15, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Medina, Ohio, 1886-90; probate judge in Ohio, 1892-97, 1924-32; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1899-1901; defeated (Independent Republican), 1900. Died in Medina, Medina County, Ohio, February 21, 1936 (age 79 years, 343 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Edwards Pierrepont Edwards Pierrepont (1817-1892) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 4, 1817. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1857-60; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1875-76; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1876-77. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1892 (age 75 years, 2 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Edwin Jay Pinney (b. 1847) — also known as E. Jay Pinney — of Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Hartsgrove, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 26, 1847. School teacher and principal; lawyer; Prohibition candidate for justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1897; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 21st District, 1902. Baptist. Member, Good Templars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Philo Pinney and Delia (Griswold) Pinney; married, December 25, 1869, to Mary E. Gist.
  Ralph Plumb (1816-1903) — of Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio; Streator, La Salle County, Ill. Born in Busti, Chautauqua County, N.Y., March 29, 1816. Republican. Merchant; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1855; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; coal mining business; railroad builder; banker; mayor of Streator, Ill., 1882-85; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1885-89. Died in Streator, La Salle County, Ill., April 8, 1903 (age 87 years, 10 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Streator, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Donald L. Plusquellic (b. 1949) — also known as Don Plusquellic — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, July 3, 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1987-2015; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2015.
  Relatives: Married 1972 to Mary Goffee.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Atlee Pomerene (1863-1937) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Berlin, Holmes County, Ohio, December 6, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; Stark County Prosecuting Attorney, 1897-1900; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1911; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1911-23; defeated, 1922, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1932; delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, Elks. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 12, 1937 (age 73 years, 341 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Peter P. Pomerene and Elizabeth (Wise) Pomerene; married, June 29, 1892, to Mary Helen Bockius.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stephen Geyer Porter (1869-1930) — also known as Stephen G. Porter — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born near Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, May 18, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1911-30 (29th District 1911-23, 32nd District 1923-30); died in office 1930. Died in 1930 (age about 61 years). Interment at Highwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Married, April 11, 1895, to Elizabeth Foster Remaley (1871-1919).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Rob Portman Robert Jones Portman (b. 1955) — also known as Rob Portman — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Terrace Park, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 19, 1955. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1993-. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Congressional Pictorial Directory
  Emery Davis Potter (1804-1896) — also known as Emery D. Potter — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 7, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1834-43; postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, 1836-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1843-45, 1849-51; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1846-49; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1848-50; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1857; member of Ohio state senate, 1874-76. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, February 12, 1896 (age 91 years, 128 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James L. Price (1840-1912) — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in New Hagerstown, Carroll County, Ohio, March 27, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Ohio 3rd Circuit, 1895-1901; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1901-09; chief justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1908-09. Died in 1912 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Price and Nancy Price; married, March 10, 1868, to Elizabeth Marshall.
Titus E. Price Titus E. Price (1865-1910) — of Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak.; Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Solon, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 18, 1865. Republican. Farmer; lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1893-94, 1901-04, 1907-08 (25th District 1893-94, 3rd District 1901-04, 1907-08). Died November 26, 1910 (age 45 years, 69 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  William Bradley Price (b. 1881) — also known as William B. Price — of Forest, Hardin County, Ohio. Born in Forest, Hardin County, Ohio, October 31, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Andrew J. Pruden — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 1st District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Deborah D. Pryce (b. 1951) — of Perry Township, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, July 29, 1951. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Ohio, 1989-92; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1993-. Female. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
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