Ward M. Dawson, Sr. (1893-1974) —
of Berkeley Springs, Morgan
equipment dealer; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Morgan County, 1947-56,
1959-60; defeated, 1962.
Brethren. Member, Junior Order; Lions; Farm
Died in April, 1974
years, 0 days).
in Breezewood, Pa.
of Randolph T. Dawson and Emma (Beale) Dawson; married, August
2, 1913, to Lola Odessa Beeler.|
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John N. Klein (b. 1862) —
of Belleville, Essex
Born in Bellefonte, Centre
County, Pa., April
member of New
Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1899-1900;
delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912.
Reformed. Member, Sons of
the American Revolution; Freemasons;
Woodmen of America; Junior Order.
of David G. Klein and Maria (Pott) Klein; married 1890 to
Barrick Samuel Rankin (b. 1872) —
also known as B. S. Rankin —
of Kingwood, Preston
Born in Clearfield, Clearfield
County, Pa., July 16,
served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1929-32;
of Pythias; Junior Order; Odd
Edward Jackson Thompson (b. 1901) —
also known as Edward J. Thompson —
of Philipsburg, Centre
Born in Philipsburg, Centre
County, Pa., June 2,
delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932,
member of Pennsylvania
state senate 34th District, 1935-38.
Theta Phi; Kiwanis;
Order Sons of America; Odd
Junior Order; Elks; Moose; Eagles;
Commercial Travelers; American
Academy of Political and Social Science.
of Andrew Curtin Thompson and Bertha Ellen (Denning) Thompson;
married to Harriet Barker.|
John Gillis Townsend, Jr. (1871-1964) —
also known as John G. Townsend, Jr. —
of Selbyville, Sussex
Born in Bishopville, Worcester
County, Md., May 31,
member of Delaware
state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District,
1903-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904
on Rules and Order of Business), 1940
of Delaware, 1917-21; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920;
Senator from Delaware, 1929-41; defeated, 1940.
Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa., April
10, 1964 (age 92 years, 315
Interment at Selbyville
Redmens Cemetery, Selbyville, Del.
Charles Murray Turpin (1878-1946) —
also known as C. Murray Turpin —
of Kingston, Luzerne
Born in Kingston, Luzerne
County, Pa., March 4,
Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War;
of Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1923; Luzerne
County Prothonotary; U.S.
Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1929-37.
Spanish War Veterans; Psi
Fellows; Elks; Eagles;
Order Sons of America; Junior Order.
Died in 1946
Interment at Forty
Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Pa.
Francis Eugene Walter (1894-1963) —
also known as Francis E. Walter —
of Easton, Northampton
Born in Easton, Northampton
County, Pa., May 26,
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer;
trustee, Easton Hospital;
County Solicitor, 1928-33; delegate to Democratic National
Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928,
Representative from Pennsylvania, 1933-63 (21st District 1933-45,
20th District 1945-53, 15th District 1953-63); died in office 1963.
Member, Elks; Odd
Junior Order; Phi
Delta Theta; Phi
Died, of leukemia,
D.C., May 31,
1963 (age 69 years, 5
Interment at Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.