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French ancestry Politicians in Rhode Island

  George Beaucage (1893-1951) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., April 20, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1933-51. Catholic. French ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died November 4, 1951 (age 58 years, 198 days). Interment at Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket, R.I.
  Robert Walton Goelet (1880-1941) — also known as Robert W. Goelet; Bertie Goelet — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 19, 1880. Republican. One of New York's wealthiest men, he inherited $60 million by 1902; director of banks, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Corporation, and the Union Pacific Railroad; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932, 1936. French Huguenot ancestry. Died, of a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1941 (age 61 years, 44 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Goelet (born 1841) and Harriette Louise (Warren) Goelet; married, January 25, 1921, to Anne Guestier; first cousin once removed of Elbridge Thomas Gerry and Peter Goelet; second cousin of Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957).
  Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Patricia Helen LaMarche (b. 1960) — also known as Pat LaMarche; Genny Judge — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 26, 1960. Green. Radio talk show host; Green Independent candidate for Governor of Maine, 1998, 2006; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2004; newspaper columnist. Female. Irish and French Canadian ancestry. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Daughter of Genevieve (Judge) LaMarche (1926-1998) and Paul Henri LaMarche; married 1983 to Michael Russell (divorced 1990).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Albert J. Lamarre (b. 1897) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., April 21, 1897. Democrat. Contractor; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1923-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1936, 1940. French ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Delphis Lamarre and Elonie (Tetreault) Lamarre; married, November 17, 1924, to Alice L. Girouard.
  Fernand Joseph St. Germain (1928-2014) — also known as Fernand J. St. Germain — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., January 9, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1952-60; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1955; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1961-89; defeated, 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1964. French Canadian ancestry. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Elks. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 16, 2014 (age 86 years, 219 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Joseph St. Germain and Pearl (Talaby) St. Germain; married, August 29, 1953, to Rachel O'Neill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
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