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  Don Alan Tabbert (b. 1928) — also known as Don Tabbert — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, August 21, 1928. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, 1957-61. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Jaycees. Still living as of 1961.
  Relatives: Son of George Emmett Tabbert and Anna Margaret (Hermann) Tabbert; married, August 24, 1952, to Cynthia Marie Harrington.
  Gustav Tafel (1830-1908) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Munich (München), Germany, October 13, 1830. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1866-68; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1897-1900. Died November 12, 1908 (age 78 years, 30 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles P. Taft Charles Phelps Taft (1843-1929) — also known as Charles P. Taft; Charlie Taft — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 21, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1871-73; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1895-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900, 1908, 1912; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1904. Philanthropist; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, of pneumonia, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 31, 1929 (age 86 years, 10 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Fannie (Phelps) Taft (1823-1852); half-brother of William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft; married, December 4, 1873, to Annie Sinton; uncle of Walbridge S. Taft, Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-); second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer, Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983) — also known as Charles P. Taft — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 20, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-28; member, Cincinnati City Council, 1938-42; Republican candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1952, 1958 (primary); mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1955-57. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Skull and Bones; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion. Died June 24, 1983 (age 85 years, 277 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Taft and Helen (Herron) Taft; brother of Robert Alphonso Taft; married, October 6, 1917, to Eleanor Kellogg Chase (daughter of Irving Hall Chase); father of Seth Chase Taft; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; uncle of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; grandnephew of William Collins; granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-); great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Waters Taft (1859-1945) — also known as Henry W. Taft — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; counsel, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad; director, Central Savings Bank of New York; trustee, Mutual Life Insurance Company;; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Skull and Bones; Psi Upsilon. Tripped and fell on April 27, suffered a hip injury, and subsequently died as a result, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 11, 1945 (age 86 years, 76 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of William Howard Taft; married, March 28, 1883, to Julia Walbridge Smith (died 1942); father of Walbridge S. Taft; uncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III; second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer (1820-1906), Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Kingsley Arter Taft (1903-1970) — also known as Kingsley A. Taft — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 19, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1933-34; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1946-47; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1948-62, 1962-70; died in office 1970. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 28, 1970 (age 66 years, 252 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick L. Taft and Mary Alice (Arter) Taft; married, September 14, 1927, to Louise Dakin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Taft, Jr. (1917-1993) — of Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 26, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1955-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1963-65, 1967-71 (at-large 1963-65, 1st District 1967-71); U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1971-76; defeated, 1964, 1976. Member, American Bar Association. Died December 7, 1993 (age 76 years, 284 days). Interment at Indian Hill Episcopal Church Cemetery, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Alphonso Taft and Martha (Bowers) Taft; brother of William Howard Taft III; married 1939 to Blanca Noel (died); married 1969 to Katharine W. Perry; father of Robert Alphonso Taft III; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983); grandson of William Howard Taft; grandnephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; great-grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; great-grandnephew of William Collins; second great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Seth Chase Taft; first cousin once removed of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin four times removed of Willard J. Chapin; distant relative *** of Ezra Taft Benson.
  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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
Robert A. Taft Robert Alphonso Taft (1889-1953) — also known as Robert A. Taft; "Mr. Republican"; "Mr. Integrity"; "Our Illustrious Dunderhead" — of Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 8, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-26; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1932, 1944; member of Ohio state senate, 1931-32; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1939-53; died in office 1953; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Co-sponsor of the Taft-Hartley Act. Died, from malignant tumors, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1953 (age 63 years, 326 days). Interment at Indian Hill Episcopal Church Cemetery, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio; memorial monument at Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Taft and Helen (Herron) Taft (1861-1943); brother of Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983); married, October 17, 1914, to Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; daughter of Lloyd Wheaton Bowers; granddaughter of Thomas Wilson); father of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; uncle of Seth Chase Taft; grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; grandfather of Robert Alphonso Taft III; grandnephew of William Collins; great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin; distant relative *** of Ezra Taft Benson.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert A. Taft: James T. Patterson, Mr. Republican : A Biography of Robert A. Taft
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1960)
  Seth Chase Taft (b. 1922) — also known as Seth C. Taft — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 31, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1962; candidate for mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1967; Cuyahoga County Commissioner, 1971; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1982. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Jaycees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eleanor (Chase) Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; married, June 19, 1943, to Frances Prindle; nephew of Robert Alphonso Taft; grandson of William Howard Taft and Irving Hall Chase; grandnephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; great-grandson of Alphonso Taft, Stephen Wright Kellogg, John Williamson Herron and Augustus Sabin Chase (1828-1896); great-grandnephew of William Collins (1818-1878); second great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Walbridge S. Taft, Augustus Sabin Chase (1897-1970) and Robert Alphonso Taft III; second cousin thrice removed of Marden Sabin and Joseph Spalding; second cousin four times removed of Willard J. Chapin, George Anson Starkweather, Samuel Starkweather and David Austin Starkweather; second cousin five times removed of Alvah Sabin and George Smith Catlin; third cousin twice removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Howard Starkweather.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Benjamin Tappan (1773-1857) — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Born in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., May 25, 1773. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate from Trumbull County, 1803-04; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1816-23; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1826; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1832; U.S. District Judge for Ohio, 1833; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1839-45. Censured by the Senate on May 10, 1844, over his disclosure to the New York Evening Post of a secret message from President John Tyler outlining terms for the annexation of Texas. Died in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, April 20, 1857 (age 83 years, 330 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Tappan (1747-1831) and Sarah (Homes) Tappan (1748-1826); married, March 20, 1801, to Nancy Wright (1778-1822; sister of John Crafts Wright); uncle of Susannah Tappan (who married Hiram Barney (1811-1895)); fourth cousin of Mason Weare Tappan.
  Political family: Tappan-Merrill-Wright family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Tatgenhorst, Jr. (1883-1961) — of Cleves, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 19, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1927-29; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1936. Methodist. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons. Died January 13, 1961 (age 77 years, 147 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles F. W. Tatgenhorst and Amelia (Streidelmeyer) Tatgenhorst; married, August 19, 1914, to Clara Strebel.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Walker Tayler (1812-1878) — also known as Robert W. Tayler — of Trumbull County, Ohio; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa., November 9, 1812. Republican. Lawyer; Trumbull County Prosecuting Attorney, 1839-43; mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1851-52; member of Ohio state senate 23rd District, 1856-59; Ohio auditor of state, 1860-63; First Comptroller, U.S. Treasury, 1863-78. Died in Washington, D.C., February 25, 1878 (age 65 years, 108 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Louisa Maria Woodbridge and Rachel Kirtland Wick; father of Robert Walker Tayler (1852-1910).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Walker Tayler (1852-1910) — also known as Robert W. Tayler — of Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 26, 1852. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; newspaper editor; lawyer; Columbiana County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1895-1903; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio, 1905. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died November 25, 1910 (age 57 years, 364 days). Interment at Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Walker Tayler (1812-1878) and Louisa Maria (Woodbridge) Tayler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Everett Bailey Taylor (1899-1990) — also known as Everett B. Taylor — of Sun Valley, Blaine County, Idaho. Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, October 21, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; represented Travelers' Insurance, banks, and the Union Pacific Railroad; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1956, 1960. Member, American Legion; Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Rotary. Died March 2, 1990 (age 90 years, 132 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Taylor and Myrtle E. (Bailey) Taylor; married, September 14, 1931, to Dorice E. Neiman.
Henry C. Taylor Henry C. Taylor — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Franklin County Republican Party, 1876, 1896; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1879; member of Ohio state house of representatives; defeated, 1873; elected 1885; defeated, 1887. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Representative Men of Ohio, 1900-03
  John W. Taylor (1784-1854) — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Charlton, Saratoga County, N.Y., March 26, 1784. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1811-13; U.S. Representative from New York, 1813-33 (11th District 1813-23, 17th District 1823-33); defeated, 1832; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1820-21, 1825-27; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1841-42; resigned 1842. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 18, 1854 (age 70 years, 176 days). Interment at Ballston Spa Cemetery, Ballston Spa, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Hodge (1786-1838).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel M. Taylor (1856-1916) — of Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, July 24, 1856. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1887-91; secretary of state of Ohio, 1893-97; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1897-1906; Nottingham, 1910-11; Birmingham, 1916; U.S. Consul General in Callao, 1906-10. Died in Birmingham, England, December 7, 1916 (age 60 years, 136 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Taylor (1818-1898) and Miriam (Daniel) Taylor (1822-1893).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Richard Thom (1885-1960) — also known as William R. Thom — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, July 7, 1885. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1933-39, 1941-43, 1945-47; defeated, 1946; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956. Member, Freemasons; Eagles; Moose; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died August 28, 1960 (age 75 years, 52 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Thom and Katherine (Roemhild) Thom.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Seth Thomas (1873-1962) — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Born in McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio, May 18, 1873. Lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1935-54; took senior status 1954. Died in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, February 2, 1962 (age 88 years, 260 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Carl W. Thompson (1879-1958) — of Winchester, Randolph County, Ind.; Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Born in Randolph County, Ind., October 10, 1879. School teacher; lawyer; Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-08; mayor of Winchester, Ind., 1910-14; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1916 (Progressive, 8th District), 1946 (Prohibition, 10th District), 1947 (Prohibition, 10th District), 1950 (Prohibition, 10th District); Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1940, 1944, 1952, 1956. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Sons of Veterans. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., July 12, 1958 (age 78 years, 275 days). Interment at Hollansburg Cemetery, Hollansburg, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob W. Thompson (1846-1933) and Maria M. (Williams) Thompson (1847-1929); married to Olive H. Thompson (1881-1943).
  Epitaph: "Lawyer."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Henry Thompson (1853-1937) — also known as William H. Thompson; W. H. Thompson — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Born in Perrysville, Carroll County, Ohio, December 14, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1892, 1904, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1932; mayor of Grand Island, Neb., 1895-98; member of Democratic National Committee from Nebraska, 1896-1900, 1920-24; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1902; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1924-31; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1933-34. Died in Grand Island, Hall County, Neb., June 6, 1937 (age 83 years, 174 days). Interment at Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Neb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Allen G. Thurman Allen Granberry Thurman (1813-1895) — also known as Allen G. Thurman; "The Old Roman" — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Lynchburg, Va., November 13, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1845-47; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1852-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1864; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1867; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1869-81; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1884; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1888. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 12, 1895 (age 82 years, 29 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Pleasant Thurman and Mary Granberry (Allen) Thurman; father-in-law of Richard Cunningham McCormick; nephew of William Allen; uncle of Edwin Dun (1848-1931).
  Political family: Allen-McCormick-Thurman-Dun family of Chillicothe, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Daniel Rose Tilden (1804-1890) — also known as Daniel R. Tilden — of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., November 5, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; Portage County Prosecuting Attorney, 1838-41; U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1843-47; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1848, 1852; Cuyahoga County Probate Judge, 1855-88. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 4, 1890 (age 85 years, 119 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Daniel Tilden and Lucretia (Pettis) Tilden (1780-1861); married to Eleanor Clapp (1809-1838), Martha Jane McAllaster (1812-1871) and Cornelia Lossing Jennings (1834-1916); third great-grandson of Peleg Sanford; second cousin once removed of George Galen Tilden and James Rudolph Garfield; second cousin twice removed of Lucien Cooper Tilden and Julius Galen Tilden; third cousin once removed of Moses Younglove Tilden and Samuel Jones Tilden; fourth cousin of Calvin Tilden Hulburd; fourth cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Asahel Otis, Jeremiah Mason, Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill (1781-1836).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Brown Tingley (1814-1862) — also known as George B. Tingley — of Sacramento County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Clermont County, Ohio, August 11, 1814. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; lawyer; member of California state assembly from Sacramento District, 1849-50. Died in San Francisco, Calif., August 2, 1862 (age 47 years, 356 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Jennings Tingley (1779-1852) and Susanna (Brown) Tingley (1785-1872); married 1836 to Margaret Walker.
  Thomas Foster Tipton (1833-1904) — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Harrisburg, Franklin County, Ohio, August 29, 1833. Republican. Lawyer; McLean County State's Attorney, 1867-68; circuit judge in Illinois, 1870-77, 1891-97; U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1877-79. Died in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., February 7, 1904 (age 70 years, 162 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Tod (1805-1868) — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio; Brier Hill, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born near Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, February 21, 1805. Lawyer; postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1833-38; member of Ohio state senate, 1838; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1847-51; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860; Governor of Ohio, 1862-64; defeated (Democratic), 1844, 1846; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1864; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1868. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 13, 1868 (age 63 years, 266 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Tod (1764?-?); grandfather of Edith Tod (who married James Rockwell Sheffield).
  Political family: Tod family of Ohio.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Emmett Tompkins (1853-1917) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio, September 1, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1878-79; resigned 1879; member of Ohio state legislature, 1886; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1901-03. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 18, 1917 (age 64 years, 108 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Cydnor Bailey Tompkins; grandson-in-law of John Welch (1805-1891).
  Political family: Tompkins family of McConnelsville and Athens, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) — also known as Albion W. Tourgee — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C.; Denver, Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 2, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905. French Huguenot and Swiss ancestry. Died, of acute uremia, due to an infected wound, in Bordeaux, France, May 21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa Emma (Winegar) Tourgee and Valentine Tourgee (1814-1889); married 1863 to Emma Doiska Kilbourne; uncle of Clyde Carlos Tourgee (1876-1945).
  See also Wikipedia article
  William W. Touvelle (1847-1904) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Belfast, 1897-1904. Died in Wauseon, Fulton County, Ohio, November 12, 1904 (age about 57 years). Interment at Wauseon Union Cemetery, Wauseon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Mary R. Read (1854-1933); father of Arthur R. Touvelle (1864?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clayton C. Townes (1888-1970) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 30, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920, 1924; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1924-25. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died in Florida, February 24, 1970 (age 82 years, 25 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William C. Townes (died 1910) and Kate (Hoyt) Townes; married 1917 to Grace Dix.
  Hosea Townsend (1840-1909) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.; Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colo. Born in Greenwich, Huron County, Ohio, June 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1869; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1892; U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1897-1907. Died in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., March 4, 1909 (age 68 years, 261 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Plank Tracey (1836-1910) — also known as John P. Tracey — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Wayne County, Ohio, September 18, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; journalist; candidate for Missouri railroad and warehouse commissioner, 1878; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1896; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1903-04. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., July 24, 1910 (age 73 years, 309 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Allen Trimble (1786-1821) — of Ohio. Born in Woodford County, Ky., April 4, 1786. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1819-21; died in office 1821. Died, from his war wounds, in Washington, D.C., December 13, 1821 (age 35 years, 253 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Brother of Allen Trimble (1783-1870).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ray Trucks (b. 1884) — of Baldwin, Lake County, Mich. Born in Montpelier, Williams County, Ohio, November 27, 1884. Lawyer; Lake County Prosecuting Attorney, 1914-20; Lake County Probate Judge, 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Stephanie Tubbs Jones (1949-2008) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 10, 1949. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1983-91; candidate for justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1990; Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney, 1991-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1999-; member of Democratic National Committee from Ohio, 2004-08. Female. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Delta Sigma Theta; NAACP. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died the next day, in a hospital at East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 20, 2008 (age 58 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 27, 1976, to Mervyn L. Jones, Sr. (died 2003).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Edward Crawford Turner (1872-1950) — also known as Edward C. Turner — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 26, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1911-15; Ohio state attorney general, 1915-17, 1927-29; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1928; candidate in primary for justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died September 13, 1950 (age 78 years, 171 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Robert M. Turner and Jane L. (Crawford) Turner; married, December 11, 1902, to Nan A. Jahn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael R. Turner (b. 1960) — also known as Mike Turner — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, January 11, 1960. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1993-2001; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 2003-. Member, Delta Sigma Phi. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas Johnston Turner (1815-1874) — also known as Thomas J. Turner — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Born in Trumbull County, Ohio, April 5, 1815. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Illinois, 1842; postmaster; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1847-49; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1854; mayor of Freeport, Ill., 1855; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 56th District, 1869-70. Died in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., April 4, 1874 (age 58 years, 364 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Freeport, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mell Gilbert Underwood (1892-1972) — also known as Mell G. Underwood — of New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio. Born in Morgan County, Ohio, January 30, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1923-36; defeated, 1920; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, 1936-67. Died near New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, March 8, 1972 (age 80 years, 38 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, New Lexington, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Flora E. Lewis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Hanford Upson (1823-1910) — also known as William H. Upson — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio, January 11, 1823. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Sidney Edgerton; member of Ohio state senate, 1854-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1864, 1876; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1869-73; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1883; circuit judge in Ohio, 1885-93 (6th Circuit 1885-88, 8th Circuit 1888-93). Congregationalist. Died in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, April 13, 1910 (age 87 years, 92 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Polly (Wright) Upson (1786-1872) and Daniel Upson; married, May 20, 1856, to Julia Ann Ford (1835-1926); grandfather of William Hazlett Upson; third cousin once removed of Charles Upson, Harvey Washington Upson, Gad Ely Upson (1823-1866) and Andrew Seth Upson; third cousin twice removed of James Wesley Upson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clement Laird Vallandigham (1820-1871) — also known as Clement L. Vallandigham — of Ohio. Born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, July 29, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1845-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1856, 1864, 1868; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1858-63; defeated, 1852, 1854, 1862; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1863. Leader of the pro-Southern "Copperheads" during the Civil War; arrested by the Union military authorities in 1863 for treasonable utterances, and banished to the Confederate States; returned to the North by way of Canada. Accidentally shot himself, while practicing a courtroom demonstration he planned as part of a defense in a murder trial (not actually in court at the time, contrary to legend), and died of his wound the next day, in the Lebanon House hotel, Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio, June 17, 1871 (age 50 years, 323 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Uncle of John A. McMahon (1833-1923).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Robert Thompson Van Horn (1824-1916) — also known as Robert T. Van Horn — of Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in East Mahoning, Indiana County, Pa., May 19, 1824. Lawyer; postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1857-61; newspaper editor; mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1861-62, 1863-65; member of Missouri state senate, 1862-64; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1864, 1868, 1872, 1876, 1880, 1884; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1865-71, 1881-83, 1896-97 (6th District 1865-71, 8th District 1881-83, 5th District 1896-97); defeated (Republican), 1894, 1902; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1872-74, 1884; Missouri Republican state chair, 1874-76; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Missouri District, 1879. Died in Evanston Station (now part of Independence), Jackson County, Mo., January 3, 1916 (age 91 years, 229 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philadelph Van Trump (1810-1874) — also known as Phil Van Trump — of Ohio. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, November 15, 1810. Newspaper editor; lawyer; delegate to Whig National Convention from Ohio, 1852; American candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1857; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1862-67; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1867-73; defeated (Whig), 1850. Died in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, July 31, 1874 (age 63 years, 258 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Henry Clay Van Voorhis (1852-1927) — also known as H. Clay Van Voorhis — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Born in Licking Township, Muskingum County, Ohio, May 11, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1884, 1916; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1893-1905. Died December 12, 1927 (age 75 years, 215 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Relatives: Son of Jane (Roberts) Van Voorhis and Daniel Van Voorhis (1833?-?); married, December 15, 1875, to Mary A. Brown (1854-1918); father of Daniel Van Voorhis (1878-1956; U.S. Army General).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Finley Vinton (1792-1862) — also known as Samuel F. Vinton — of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Born in South Hadley, Hampshire County, Mass., September 25, 1792. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1823-37, 1843-51 (7th District 1823-33, 6th District 1833-37, 12th District 1843-51); Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1840; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1851. Died in Washington, D.C., May 11, 1862 (age 69 years, 228 days). Interment at Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Abiathar Vinton (1764-1833) and Sarah (Day) Vinton (1771-1833); married, August 18, 1824, to Romaine Madeleine Bureau (1802-1831; daughter of Jean Pierre Roman Bureau); second cousin four times removed of William Greene (1695-1758); third cousin twice removed of Charles Otis Nason; third cousin thrice removed of William Greene, Jr. and Alton Festus Hayden; fourth cousin once removed of John Baldwin and Nathan Appleton.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Vinton County, Ohio is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Henry Vodrey, Jr. (1873-1954) — also known as William H. Vodrey — of East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio. Born in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, March 4, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Columbiana County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Christian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Bar Association. Died in 1954 (age about 81 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, East Liverpool, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Col. William H. Vodrey and Elizabeth Jackman Vodrey; married, May 16, 1902, to Dorothy Kelley.
  George Victor Voinovich (1936-2016) — also known as George V. Voinovich — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 15, 1936. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1967-71; Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1979; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1980-89; defeated in primary, 1971; Governor of Ohio, 1991-98; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1999-; defeated, 1988. Catholic. Serbian ancestry. Died June 12, 2016 (age 79 years, 333 days). Interment at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Janet Voinovich (1940?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
Daniel W. Voorhees Daniel Wolsey Voorhees (1827-1897) — also known as Daniel W. Voorhees — of Covington, Fountain County, Ind.; Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Butler County, Ohio, September 26, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1858-61; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1861-66, 1869-73 (7th District 1861-66, 6th District 1869-73); defeated, 1856; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1868, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1880, 1884, 1888; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1877-97. Died in Washington, D.C., April 10, 1897 (age 69 years, 196 days). Interment at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Relatives: Father of Charles Stewart Voorhees (1853-1909).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
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