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Quaker Politicians in Rhode Island
(Religious Society of Friends)

  Rowland Gibson Hazard (1801-1888) — also known as Rowland G. Hazard — of Peace Dale, South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., October 9, 1801. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1856, 1860, 1868; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1880. Quaker. Died in South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., June 24, 1888 (age 86 years, 259 days). Interment at Oak Dell Cemetery, South Kingstown, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Rowland Hazard (1764-1836) and Mary (Peace) Hazard (1775-1852); married to Caroline Newbold (1807-1869); grandfather of Rowland Gibson Hazard (1855-1918) and Frederick Rowland Hazard; great-grandfather of Frederick Rowland Hazard, Jr..
  Political family: Hazard family of South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gideon Wanton (1693-1767) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Tiverton, Newport County, R.I., October 20, 1693. Governor of Rhode Island, 1745-46, 1747-48. Quaker. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., September 12, 1767 (age 73 years, 327 days). Interment at Friends Cemetery, Newport, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wanton and Sarah (Freeborn) Wanton (1666-1737); married to Mary Codman (1707-1780); nephew of William Wanton and John Wanton (1672-1740); first cousin of Joseph Wanton (1705-1780); first cousin thrice removed of Job Durfee, Elias Durfee and Elihu Durfee; first cousin four times removed of Dudley Emerson Cornell and Henry Rees Durfee; first cousin five times removed of David Melvin Durfee.
  Political family: Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Wanton (1672-1740) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Scituate, Plymouth County, Mass., 1672. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1707, 1710, 1713; Governor of Rhode Island, 1734-40; died in office 1740. Quaker. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., July 5, 1740 (age about 68 years). Interment at Coddington Cemetery, Newport, R.I.
  Relatives: Brother of William Wanton; uncle of Gideon Wanton and Joseph Wanton (1705-1780).
  Political family: Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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