William Vollie Alexander Jr. (b. 1934) —
also known as Bill Alexander, Jr. —
of Osceola, Mississippi
Born in Memphis, Shelby
County, Tenn., January
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; U.S.
Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1969-93.
Member, American Bar
Bureau; National Rifle Association; Kappa
Delta Phi; American
Academy of Political and Social Science.
Still living as of 2014.
James Clyde Griffin (b. 1927) —
also known as James C. Griffin; Jim
of Norwalk, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Tennessee, October
driver; American Independent candidate for U.S.
Representative from California, 1968 (38th District), 1974 (33rd
District); American Independent candidate for U.S.
Senator from California, 1980; American Independent candidate for
of California, 1982; American Independent candidate for Lieutenant
Governor of California, 1986.
Member, Moose; Elks;
National Rifle Association.
Still living as of 1990.
of Dewey Sampson Griffin and Osa Nelson (Akers)
Luke Edward Terry (1916-1998) —
also known as Luke E. Terry —
of Martinsburg, Berkeley
Born in Oneida, Scott
County, Tenn., August
Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer;
member of West
Virginia state house of delegates, 1957-58, 1971-76 (Berkeley
County 1957-58, 1st District 1971-74, 35th District 1975-76);
of Christ. Member, Farm
Bureau; American Bar
Rite Masons; Shriners;
American Veterans; American
Legion; National Rifle Association; Elks; United
Commercial Travelers; Junior
Died in Lewes, Sussex
County, Del., October
20, 1998 (age 82 years, 60
Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.
of Alvin C. Terry and Nellie (Smith) Terry; married to Elizabeth
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