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Lawyer Politicians in Washington

  Brockman Adams (1927-2004) — also known as Brock Adams — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Md. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., January 13, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1961-64; U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1965-77; U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1977-79; resigned 1979; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1987-93; in 1992, he was accused by eight women of sexual misconduct including sexual harassment and rape; he denied the allegations, and no charges were ever brought, but the scandal ended his political career. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Federal Bar Association. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Md., September 10, 2004 (age 77 years, 241 days). Interment at Broad Creek Cemetery, Stevensville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Leslie Adams (born 1896) and Vera Eleanor (Beemer) Adams (born 1903); married, August 16, 1952, to Mary Elizabeth Scott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Clay Allen (b. 1875) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Erie, Neosho County, Kan., August 23, 1875. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1913-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Montgomery Allen and Eva (Foster) Allen; married, January 7, 1907, to Lunella Coleman.
  John Beard Allen (1845-1903) — also known as John B. Allen — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., May 18, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Washington, 1875-85; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1889; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1889-93. Died, from angina pectoris, in Seattle, King County, Wash., January 28, 1903 (age 57 years, 255 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Niel Richardson Allen (b. 1894) — also known as Niel R. Allen — of Grants Pass, Josephine County, Ore. Born in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., May 1, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Oregon Republican state chair, 1941-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Union Veterans; Rotary; Izaak Walton League; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 14, 1918, to Evelyn Marie Carey.
  James Patton Anderson (1822-1872) — of Hernando, DeSoto County, Miss.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash.; near Monticello, Jefferson County, Fla.; Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born near Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn., February 16, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Mississippi state legislature, 1850; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1855-57; delegate to Florida secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Florida to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., September 20, 1872 (age 50 years, 217 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harry Oscar Arend (1903-1966) — also known as Harry O. Arend — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., October 26, 1903. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1944-49; justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1960-64. Mormon. Member, Jaycees; Rotary. Died July 2, 1966 (age 62 years, 249 days). Interment at Angelus Memorial Park, Anchorage, Alaska.
  Relatives: Son of William Fred Arend and Ida Augusta (Schimanski) Arend; married, June 29, 1940, to LaRee Clark.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Armstrong (1909-1998) — of Longview, Cowlitz County, Wash. Born in Auburn, King County, Wash., September 26, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1941-45; member of Washington Democratic State Central Committee, 1942-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952; superior court judge in Washington, 1957-63. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Elks; Eagles. Died November 12, 1998 (age 89 years, 47 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward K. Armstrong and Lena (Zech) Armstrong; married, November 9, 1936, to Jessie Brewster (divorced 1950); married, December 2, 1950, to Dorothy Bollinger.
  William David Askren — also known as William D. Askren — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1921-24; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1925-28; resigned 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Wirt Askren and Nettie Eleanor (Lawhead) Askren; married, June 5, 1907, to Bessie Frances Caldwell.
  Loomis Baldrey (1882-1954) — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., May 19, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney, 1918-23; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Kiwanis. Died in 1954 (age about 72 years). Interment at Greenacres Memorial Park, Ferndale, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Baldrey and Mella Calista (Loomis) Baldrey; married, June 16, 1906, to Winona Florence Hine (died 1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Jackson Balliet (1863-1960) — also known as Andrew J. Balliet — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Carbon County, Pa., January 8, 1863. Lawyer; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Seattle, Wash., 1903-07. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 27, 1960 (age 97 years, 79 days). Interment at Lehighton Cemetery, Lehighton, Pa.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Balliet (1816-1896) and Sarah (Meinhard) Balliet (1832-1915); brother of Thomas Meinhard Balliet; second cousin once removed of Stephen David Balliet (1885-1972).
  Political family: Balliet family of Wisconsin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Achilles Ballinger (1858-1922) — also known as Richard A. Ballinger — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Boonesborough (now Boone), Boone County, Iowa, July 9, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1894-97; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1904-06; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1909-11; resigned 1911. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 6, 1922 (age 63 years, 332 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Richard H. Ballinger and Mary E. Ballinger; married, October 26, 1886, to Julia A. Bradley.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Burges Beals (b. 1876) — also known as Walter B. Beals — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., July 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; superior court judge in Washington, 1926-28; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1928-36; appointed 1928. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Loyal Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Burrill Beals and Katharine (McMillan) Beals; married, July 14, 1904, to Othilla Gertrude Carroll.
  William Trulock Beeks (1906-1988) — of Washington. Born in El Reno, Canadian County, Okla., May 6, 1906. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1961-73; took senior status 1973. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 30, 1988 (age 82 years, 238 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Robert Renaut Beezer (1928-2012) — also known as Robert R. Beezer — of Washington. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., July 21, 1928. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; municipal judge in Washington, 1962-76; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1984-96; took senior status 1996. Died March 30, 2012 (age 83 years, 253 days). Interment at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, Wash.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton Ellsworth Bennett (1863-1929) — also known as Burton E. Bennett — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Sitka, Alaska. Born in North Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., April 17, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1895-98. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1929 (age about 66 years). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Rhoades Bennett and Mary Hill (Loomis) Bennett.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin P. Bettridge (1952-2000) — also known as Ben Bettridge — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., April 9, 1952. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Pierce County Republican Party, 1981-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1992; Washington Republican state chair, 1992. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of brain cancer, in Tacoma Lutheran Home, Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., October 5, 2000 (age 48 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patricia Bettridge.
  Lloyd Llewellyn Black (1889-1950) — also known as Lloyd L. Black — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., March 15, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-19; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1924; superior court judge in Washington, 1936-39; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1939-50; died in office 1950. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Redmen. Died August 23, 1950 (age 61 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Wilson Black and Mollie (Neil) Black; married, April 6, 1917, to Gladys Statler.
  See also federal judicial profile
  George Hugo Boldt (1903-1984) — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 28, 1903. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1953-71; took senior status 1971. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners. Died March 18, 1984 (age 80 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George F. Boldt and Christine (Carstensen) Boldt; married, November 17, 1928, to Eloise Baird.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Homer Truett Bone (1883-1970) — also known as Homer T. Bone — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., January 25, 1883. Lawyer; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1920; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1923-24; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1933-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1944-56; took senior status 1956. Member, Order of the Coif; Gamma Eta Gamma. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., March 11, 1970 (age 87 years, 45 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John Clyde Bowen (1888-1978) — of Washington. Born in Newbern, Dyer County, Tenn., May 12, 1888. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Washington state senate, 1931; legal advisor to Gov. Clarence D. Martin, 1933; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1934-61; took senior status 1961. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Eagles. Died April 27, 1978 (age 89 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Allen Bowen and Maryette (Featherston) Bowen.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Charles Edmund Boyle (1836-1888) — also known as Charles E. Boyle — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., February 4, 1836. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; Fayette County District Attorney, 1863-65; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Fayette County, 1866-67; candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1868; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876, 1880, 1888; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1883-87; territorial court judge in Washington, 1888; died in office 1888. Episcopalian. Died, of pneumonia, in the Occidental Hotel, Seattle, King County, Wash., December 15, 1888 (age 52 years, 315 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Boyle (diedl 1839); married, February 7, 1858, to Mary Hendrickson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert F. Brachtenbach (1931-2008) — of Selah, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb., January 28, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1962-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1968; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1972-94. Died, of throat cancer, in Cottage Grove, Lane County, Ore., May 2, 2008 (age 77 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Brachtenbach and Elizabeth Brachtenbach; married to Nancy Blair (divorced).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Jesse B. Bridges (1862-1927) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Putnam County, Ind., November 10, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; Grays Harbor County Prosecuting Attorney; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1919-27; died in office 1927. Universalist. Died April 14, 1927 (age 64 years, 155 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Bridges and Mary (Darnell) Bridges; married, June 26, 1895, to Mary L. Smith.
  Elijah Voorhees Brookshire (1856-1936) — of Indiana. Born near Ladoga, Montgomery County, Ind., August 15, 1856. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1889-95. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 14, 1936 (age 79 years, 243 days). Interment at Harshbarger Cemetery, Near Ladoga, Montgomery County, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Norris Brown (1863-1960) — of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa, May 2, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; Buffalo County Prosecuting Attorney, 1892-96; Nebraska state attorney general, 1905-07; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1907-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; member, Resolutions Committee); law partner of Irving F. Baxter. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, in a rest home at Seattle, King County, Wash., January 5, 1960 (age 96 years, 248 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Harrison Brown and Eliza Ann (Phelps) Brown; married, November 28, 1885, to Lula K. Beeler (died 1925); married, February 5, 1927, to Ann L. Howland (died 1939).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Wesley Bryan (1874-1956) — also known as James W. Bryan — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., March 11, 1874. Progressive. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate, 1908-12; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1913-15; Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney. Died in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash., August 26, 1956 (age 82 years, 168 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Bryan and Delia K. (Singleton) Bryan; married, March 26, 1899, to Lorena Kearse; father of James Wesley Bryan, Jr. (1901-1969); grandfather of Robert Jensen Bryan.
  Political family: Bryan family of Bremerton, Washington.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Wesley Bryan, Jr. (1901-1969) — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., October 31, 1901. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-32; candidate for Washington state senate, 1956. Protestant. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Eagles; Lions; Freemasons; Elks. Died in December, 1969 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Bryan and Lorena (Kearse) Bryan; married, June 16, 1929, to Vena Jensen (1904-2003); father of Robert Jensen Bryan (1934-).
  Political family: Bryan family of Bremerton, Washington.
  Robert Jensen Bryan (b. 1934) — also known as Robert J. Bryan — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash., October 29, 1934. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Kitsap County Republican Party, 1961-62; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1964; superior court judge in Washington, 1967-84; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1986-2000; took senior status 2000. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Upsilon; American Bar Association; Eagles; Lions; Jaycees. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Bryan, Jr. and Vena (Jensen) Bryan (1904-2003); married, June 14, 1958, to Cathy Ann Welander; grandson of James Wesley Bryan (1874-1956).
  Political family: Bryan family of Bremerton, Washington.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Franklin D. Burgess (b. 1935) — Born in Eudora, Chicot County, Ark., 1935. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1994-2005; took senior status 2005. African ancestry. Still living as of 2005.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Thomas Burke (1849-1925) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, N.Y., December 22, 1849. Lawyer; King County Probate Judge, 1876-80; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1880; chief justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1888-89. While speaking at the semi-annual meeting of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he suffered a stroke of apoplexy and died, in the offices of the Carnegie Foundation, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1925 (age 75 years, 347 days). Present at the meeting were Nicholas Murray Butler (who caught him as he collapsed), Elihu Root, Robert Lansing, John W. Davis, David Jayne Hill, Gov. Andrew Jackson Montague, Sen. LeRoy Percy, and others. Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Burke and Bridget Della (Ryan) Burke; married, October 6, 1879, to Caroline E. McGilvra.
  Hugh Milton Caldwell (b. 1881) — also known as Hugh M. Caldwell — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., June 7, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1920-22. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Sigma Kappa; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Caldwell and Jane (Kearsley) Caldwell; married, October 21, 1903, to Sarah Smith Howard.
  Johnston B. Campbell (b. 1868) — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; Moorhead, Clay County, Minn.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Stillwater, Washington County, Minn., August 5, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1921-30. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Campbell and Lucinda (Fee) Campbell; married, September 13, 1893, to Martha Shearer.
  John Edward Carroll (1877-1955) — also known as John E. Carroll — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 15, 1877. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1941; appointed 1941. Died in a hospital at Shelton, Mason County, Wash., February 22, 1955 (age 77 years, 130 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Fowler Chadwick (b. 1894) — also known as Stephen F. Chadwick — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Colfax, Whitman County, Wash., August 14, 1894. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1932 (Democratic primary), 1940 (Republican). Episcopalian. Member, Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen James Chadwick and Emma (Plummer) Chadwick; married, July 2, 1919, to Margaret Gardiner Tyler.
Tom Chambers Tom Chambers (1943-2013) — Born in Wapato, Yakima County, Wash., October 11, 1943. Lawyer; justice of Washington state supreme court, 2001-12. Died, from throat cancer, in Issaquah, King County, Wash., December 11, 2013 (age 70 years, 61 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: TomChambers.com
  William Horace Clagett (1838-1901) — also known as William H. Clagett — of Humboldt City, Humboldt County (now Pershing County), Nev.; Deer Lodge, Powell County, Mont. Born in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., September 21, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nevada territorial House of Representatives, 1862-63; member of Nevada state house of representatives, 1864-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana Territory, 1868; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1871-73; defeated, 1872. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., August 3, 1901 (age 62 years, 316 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Uncle of Samuel Barrett Pettengill (1886-1974).
  Epitaph: "Lawyer, Statesman, Pioneer."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William H. Clay (1863-1931) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Willow, Jo Daviess County, Ill., April 23, 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Everett, Wash., 1914-16, 1920-24. Died in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., April 21, 1931 (age 67 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  Gordon Stanley Clinton (1920-2011) — also known as Gordon S. Clinton — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, April 13, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; FBI special agent; lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1956-64. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Pi Sigma Alpha; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died November 19, 2011 (age 91 years, 220 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Clinton and Gladys (Hall) Clinton; married, December 19, 1942, to Florence H. Vayhinger.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Edwin Cochran (1848-1919) — also known as James E. Cochran — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb.; St. Anthony, Fremont County, Idaho; Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash. Born near Hillsboro, Lee County, Iowa, May 15, 1848. Farmer; school teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; district judge in Nebraska, 1887-92; appointed 1887; Fremont County Prosecuting Attorney. Died in Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash., November 17, 1919 (age 71 years, 186 days). Interment at Ocean View Cemetery, Port Angeles, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh F. Cochran and Lucy (Hammond) Cochran; married, October 11, 1877, to Mary Louise Beecher.
  John Main Coffee (1897-1983) — also known as John M. Coffee — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 23, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Sen. C. C. Dill, 1923-24; U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1937-47; defeated, 1946; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940. Unitarian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Grange; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Alpha Sigma Phi; Sigma Upsilon. Died June 3, 1983 (age 86 years, 131 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in Puget Sound.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Coffee and Anne (Rae) Coffee; married, November 16, 1923, to Lillian M. Slye.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Beverly Waugh Coiner (b. 1857) — also known as Beverly W. Coiner — of Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa; Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, December 20, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 1882-84; Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, 1887-89, 1895-96; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Washington Republican state chair, 1910-12; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1912-13. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Erasmus Tully Coiner and Mary E. (Young) Coiner; married, November 1, 1880, to Ida Hare.
  Clarence J. Coleman (b. 1897) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., December 6, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; Washington Democratic state chair, 1940-44; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 1944-48; member, Board of Regents, University of Washington, 1945-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948. Catholic. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; American Political Science Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Coleman and Winfred (Blair) Coleman; married, November 15, 1932, to Margaret D. Gwin.
  Edward Michael Connelly (b. 1892) — also known as Edward M. Connelly — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., September 8, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1942-46. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Edward Connelly and Elizabeth (Murphy) Connelly; married, April 5, 1920, to Grace Ellsworth.
  Kenneth Allen Cox (b. 1916) — also known as Kenneth A. Cox — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., December 7, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1963-70. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif; American Bar Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Seth Leroy Cox and Jean (Sears) Cox; married, January 1, 1943, to Nona Beth Fumerton.
  Francis Wellington Cushman (1867-1909) — also known as Francis W. Cushman; "Abe Lincoln of the Pacific Coast" — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, May 8, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1899-1909 (at-large 1899-1909, 2nd District 1909); died in office 1909. Died, of pneumonia, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 6, 1909 (age 42 years, 59 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence A. Dahle (1894-1949) — also known as "Whiff" — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., January 22, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 57, 1933-36; member of Minnesota state senate 57th District, 1937-49; died in office 1949. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks. During a fishing trip, he drowned while swimming off an island in Lake Kabetogama, St. Louis County, Minn., July 26, 1949 (age 55 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Helen C. Jenswold.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Gordon Evans Dean (1905-1958) — also known as Gordon E. Dean — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 28, 1905. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; law professor; member, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1949-53; chair, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1950-53. Killed when a Northeast Airlines plane, landing in heavy fog, crashed and burned, about 300 yards short of the airport runway, in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Mass., August 15, 1958 (age 52 years, 230 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Marvin Dean; married 1930 to Adelaide Williamson (divorced 1953); married, December 19, 1953, to Mary Benton Gore (first cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Gore; second cousin of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (1948-)).
  Political family: Gore family of Carthage, Tennessee.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grant Degginger — of Bellevue, King County, Wash. Lawyer; mayor of Bellevue, Wash., 2006-. Still living as of 2006.
  Joseph Charles Dennis (b. 1877) — also known as J. Charles Dennis — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 9, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1934-53. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Dennis and Annie (Broadbent) Dennis; married, July 17, 1912, to Eley Miles.
  William Franklin Devin (1898-1982) — also known as William F. Devin — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, March 28, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; municipal judge in Washington, 1939-42; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1942-52; defeated, 1941, 1952. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Royal Arcanum. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., February 2, 1982 (age 83 years, 311 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Peyton Devin and Mina Marie (Kern) Devin; married, September 3, 1924, to Helen Hogue.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Norman DeValois Dicks (b. 1940) — also known as Norman D. Dicks; Norm Dicks — of Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Wash.; Belfair, Mason County, Wash. Born in Washington, December 16, 1940. Democrat. Lawyer; legislative and administrative assistant to U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson, 1968-76; U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1977-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Lutheran. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Clarence Cleveland Dill (1884-1978) — also known as C. C. Dill; "Father of the Grand Coulee Dam"; "Father of the Radio Act" — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born near Fredericktown, Knox County, Ohio, September 21, 1884. Democrat. School teacher; newspaper reporter; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1920, 1924, 1928; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1923-35. Methodist or Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Woodmen; Phi Kappa Psi. Instrumental in developing Grand Coulee Dam. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., January 14, 1978 (age 93 years, 115 days). Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Marshall Dill and Amanda (Kunkel) Dill; married 1939 to Mabel Dickson.
  Cross-reference: Frank Bell — John M. Coffee
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  John Francis Dore (1881-1938) — also known as John F. Dore — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1881. Newspaper work; lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1932-34, 1936-38. Died, from complications of pneumonia and influenza, Seattle, King County, Wash., April 18, 1938 (age 56 years, 128 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Dore and Mary E. (Hudson) Dore; married, December 22, 1911, to Marian Neal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) — also known as William O. Douglas — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Goose Prairie, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Maine, Otter Tail County, Minn., October 16, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-39; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-39; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; United World Federalists; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980 (age 81 years, 95 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas and Julia Bickford (Fiske) Douglas; married, August 16, 1923, to Mildred M. Riddle; married 1966 to Kathleen Heffernan.
  Cross-reference: Warren Christopher — William A. Norris
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by William O. Douglas: Of Men and Mountains (1982) — My wilderness: east to Katahdin (1961) — Go East, Young Man (1974) — The Court Years, 1939 to 1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980)
  Books about William O. Douglas: Bruce Allen Murphy, Wild Bill : The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution — James F. Simon, Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas
  Tom Downs (1916-2007) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., July 11, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 4th District, 1961-62; candidate for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 1st District, 1964; candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1972; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996. Unitarian. Died in 2007 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Downs and Elizabeth (Seiling) Downs; married to Alice Elizabeth 'Bette' Mohrmann.
  Samuel Marion Driver (b. 1893) — also known as Sam M. Driver — of Douglas County, Wash.; Chelan County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Wamic, Wasco County, Ore., May 22, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1922-23; Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-37; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1937-40; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1940-46; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1946. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Driver and Adelia (Lucas) Driver; married, March 21, 1922, to Sue Glascock.
  Ralph O. Dunbar (b. 1845) — of Goldendale, Klickitat County, Wash. Born in Schuyler County, Ill., April 26, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington territorial legislature, 1879; delegate to Washington state constitutional convention, 1889; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1889-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 18, 1873, to Clara White.
  William Henry Dunphy (b. 1860) — of Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., June 29, 1860. Democrat. Locomotive engineer; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1892, 1900; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Dunphy and Catharine Dunphy; married, November 4, 1896, to Mary Helen Lyons.
  Allison Hartwell Eid (b. 1965) — also known as Allison H. Eid; Allison Lynn Hartwell — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., 1965. Republican. Special assistant and speechwriter to U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett; lawyer; law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jerry E. Smith; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 2006-17; appointed 2006; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 2017-. Female. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married to Troy A. Eid (1966?-).
  See also Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
Elisha P. Ferry Elisha Peyre Ferry (1825-1895) — also known as Elisha P. Ferry — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Monroe County, Mich., August 9, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1852; postmaster at Waukegan, Ill., 1853-54; village president of Waukegan, Illinois, 1856-57; mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1859; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Lake County, 1862; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Washington Territory, 1872-80; vice-president, Puget Sound National Bank; Governor of Washington, 1889-93. French ancestry. Died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure, in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 14, 1895 (age 70 years, 66 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Brother of Lucien Peyre Ferry; married to Sarah Brown Kellog (1827-1912); father of Eliza P. Ferry (1851-1935; who married John Leary (1837-1905)); uncle of Clinton Peyre Ferry.
  Political family: Ferry family of Seattle, Washington.
  Ferry County, Wash. is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Waukegan
  Thomas Prosper Fisk (1862-1933) — also known as Thomas P. Fisk — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Shelton, Mason County, Wash.; Kelso, Cowlitz County, Wash.; Longview, Cowlitz County, Wash. Born in Pennsylvania, March, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker). Died in Kelso, Cowlitz County, Wash., June 27, 1933 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at Shelton Memorial Park, Shelton, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Fisk (1833-1901) and Susan (Brown) Fisk (1833-1913); married 1888 to Bertha Leichardt (1863-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ulysses Simon Fitzpatrick (1887-1938) — also known as Ulysses S. Fitzpatrick — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Orange, Orange County, Calif., September 2, 1887. Lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in San Jose, 1916-19. Manx and German ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in California, January 12, 1938 (age 50 years, 132 days). Interment at Santa Ana Cemetery, Santa Ana, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Emelia (Yanke) Fitzpatrick (1853-1933) and Arthur Fitzpatrick; married, July 2, 1917, to Olga Fern Moser (1890-1981).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — BillionGraves burial record
  Frank Earl Flynn (1883-1965) — also known as Frank E. Flynn — of Forsyth, Rosebud County, Mont.; White Salmon, Klickitat County, Wash.; Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Lake City, Wabasha County, Minn., June 24, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Yavapai County Attorney, 1931-32; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1935-53. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in September, 1965 (age 82 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Flynn and Joan (Fitzgerald) Flynn; married, November 26, 1920, to Laura Maxwell.
  Thomas Stephen Foley (1929-2013) — also known as Thomas S. Foley; Tom Foley — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., March 26, 1929. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1965-95; defeated, 1994; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1989-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1997-2001. Member, Grange; Elks; Moose; Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission. Died, from pneumonia and complications of a stroke, in Washington, D.C., October 18, 2013 (age 84 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph E. Foley and Helen Marie (Higgins) Foley; married 1968 to Heather Strachan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Thomas S. Foley: Jeffrey R. Biggs, Honor in the House : Speaker Tom Foley
  Roy C. Fox (b. 1890) — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa, October 10, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney, 1920-26; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1926-34. Disciples of Christ. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Fox and Sarah Louise (McMahon) Fox; married, May 6, 1922, to Frankie A. Juvinall.
  Francis Arthur Garrecht (1870-1948) — also known as Francis A. Garrecht — of Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash., September 11, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1911-13; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1914-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1932; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1933. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died August 11, 1948 (age 77 years, 335 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Garrecht and Caroline T. (Hess) Garrecht; married, November 23, 1898, to Frances T. Lyons.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David E. Giles (born c.1950) — of Washington. Born about 1950. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 8th District, 1986, 1990. Convicted in June 2000 of child rape. Still living as of 2000.
  Abe McGregor Goff (1899-1984) — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Born in Colfax, Whitman County, Wash., December 21, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Latah County Prosecuting Attorney, 1926-34; member of Idaho state senate, 1941-42; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1958-67. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, November 23, 1984 (age 84 years, 338 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert William Goff (1868-1940) and Mary (Dorsey) Goff (1868-1935); married, August 24, 1927, to Florence Leticia Richardson (1892-1987).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Cassius Goodloe III (1919-1997) — also known as William C. Goodloe; Bill Goodloe — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., September 19, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Washington state senate 32nd District, 1951-58; Washington Republican state chair, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1960; Honorary Consul for Ecuador in Seattle, Wash., 1962; superior court judge in Washington, 1970; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1985-88. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, from liver disease, in Seattle, King County, Wash., January 18, 1997 (age 77 years, 121 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Green Clay Goodloe (1883-1967) and Helen Stuart (Wilson) Goodloe (1886-1962); married, September 19, 1941, to Ruth Clarke (1917-2010); grandson of William Cassius Goodloe and John Lockwood Wilson (1850-1912); grandnephew of Henry Lane Wilson; great-grandson of James Wilson; second great-grandson of John Wilson.
  Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article
  Alfred Theodore Goodwin (b. 1923) — also known as Alfred T. Goodwin — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., June 29, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; newspaper reporter; lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1955-60; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1960-69; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1969. Presbyterian. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Alonzo Theodore Goodwin and Miriam Hazel (Williams) Goodwin; married, December 23, 1943, to Marjorie Elizabeth Major (divorced 1948); married, December 23, 1949, to Mary Ellin Handelin.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Thomas Slade Gorton III (b. 1928) — also known as Slade Gorton — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash.; Clyde Hill, King County, Wash. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 8, 1928. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1959-69; Washington state attorney general, 1969-81; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1981-87, 1989-2001; defeated, 1986, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Slade Gorton and Ruth (Israel) Gorton; married, June 28, 1958, to Sally Jean Clark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  McQuown F. Gose (1859-1942) — also known as Mack F. Gose — of Pomeroy, Garfield County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Sullivan County, Mo., July 8, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1932. Died, from bronchial asthma and bronchiectasis, in Pomeroy, Garfield County, Wash., January 31, 1942 (age 82 years, 207 days). Interment somewhere in Pomeroy, Wash.
  Thomas Eugene Grady (1880-1974) — also known as Thomas E. Grady — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis., November 19, 1880. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1911-17; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1942-45, 1949-. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks. Died in Yakima County, Wash., April 5, 1974 (age 93 years, 137 days). Interment at Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Paul Grady and Eliza Jane (Fisk) Grady; married, June 3, 1908, to Alice Mildred Beane.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Percy Warren Green (b. 1889) — also known as P. Warren Green — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Booth's Corner, Delaware County, Pa., August 18, 1889. Republican. College professor; lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 1933-39; appointed 1933. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Green and Elizabeth Ellen (Talley) Green; married, December 17, 1931, to Maria Ellen Reynolds.
  Roger Sherman Greene (1840-1930) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Seattle, King County, Wash.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 14, 1840. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1870-79; chief justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1879-87; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1888; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Washington, 1890. Baptist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., February 17, 1930 (age 89 years, 65 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. David Greene and Mary (Evarts) Greene; married, August 17, 1866, to Grace Wooster (died 1917); married, August 4, 1918, to May (Collins) Jones (died 1929); nephew of William Maxwell Evarts; uncle of Henry Sherman Boutell (1856-1926) and Roger Sherman Greene II; great-grandson of Roger Sherman; first cousin of Maxwell Evarts; second cousin of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar and Roger Kent.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  R. R. Grieve (1919-2004) — also known as Bob Grieve — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Washington, 1919. Democrat. Broker; lawyer; member of Washington state senate 34th District, 1947-74. Catholic. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Seattle, King County, Wash., July 1, 2004 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lindley Hoag Hadley (1861-1948) — also known as Lindley H. Hadley — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born near Sylvania, Parke County, Ind., June 19, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1915-33; defeated, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 4, 1948 (age 87 years, 138 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Wilton, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Hadley and Martha (McCoy) Hadley; married, June 1, 1887, to Lavalette Cross.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Monroe Hale (1865-1906) — of Caldwell, Burleson County, Tex. Born in Gay Hill, Washington County, Tex., September 5, 1865. Lawyer; member of Texas state senate 19th District, 1903-05. Member, Freemasons. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 23, 1906 (age 40 years, 260 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Caldwell, Tex.
  Presumably named for: James Monroe
  Relatives: Son of James Calvin Hale and Eliza Rose Hale; married, December 28, 1888, to Sarah Parker Mundine (daughter of F. M. Mundine; niece of T. H. Mundine (1835?-?)).
  Political family: Mundine family of Texas.
  Ralph Scott Hamilton (1879-1960) — also known as Ralph S. Hamilton — of Lind, Adams County, Wash.; Bend, Deschutes County, Ore.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in East Palestine, Columbiana County, Ohio, December 6, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1925-31; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1929. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died May 31, 1960 (age 80 years, 177 days). Interment at Pilot Butte Cemetery, Bend, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Wright Hamilton (1847-1929) and Ida (Long) Hamilton (1853-1881); married, December 29, 1908, to Virginia F. Yancey (1883-1974); third cousin once removed of Leonard Kimball Firestone (1907-1996).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cornelius Hanford (1849-1926) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Van Buren County, Iowa, April 21, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member Washington territorial council, 1877; member of Washington territorial House of Representatives, 1889-90; U.S. District Judge for Washington, 1890-1905; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1905-12; resigned 1912. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Resigned as judge under threat of impeachment, 1912. Died in 1926 (age about 77 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Hanford and Abby J. (Holgate) Hanford; married, November 15, 1875, to Clara M. Baldwin.
  Louis Folwell Hart (1862-1929) — also known as Louis F. Hart — of Washington. Born in High Point, Moniteau County, Mo., January 4, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; fire insurance business; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1913-19; Governor of Washington, 1919-25. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Redmen. Died December 5, 1929 (age 67 years, 335 days). Interment at Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Hart and Harriet (Van Artsdalin) Hart; married 1881 to Ella James.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Gerhart Hatfield (1928-2000) — also known as Paul G. Hatfield — of Montana. Born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., April 29, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; district judge in Montana, 1960-76; chief justice of Montana state supreme court, 1977-78; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1978; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1979-96. Died of a heart attack, in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., July 3, 2000 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Epitaph: "Devoted Humanitarian, Montanan, Father and Husband."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Edwin Headlee (1867-1929) — also known as Thomas E. Headlee; Tom Headlee — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa, September 1, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Everett, Wash., 1904-06. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., July 27, 1929 (age 61 years, 329 days). Interment at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Headlee (1834-1904) and Harriet (Humes) Headlee (1838-1929); married, March 22, 1896, to Mary Foss; fourth cousin of Augustus Holly Etheridge (1860-1941).
  Political family: Etheridge family of North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patricia Louise Herbold (b. 1940) — also known as Patricia L. Herbold; Pat Herbold; Patricia Louise Kruse — of Montgomery, Hamilton County, Ohio; Bellevue, King County, Wash. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 24, 1940. Republican. Chemist; lawyer; mayor of Montgomery, Ohio, 1986; chair of King County Republican Party, 2002-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004; U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 2005-. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of William J. Kruse and Mary Louise Kruse; married to Robert J. Herbold (chief operating officer, Microsoft, 1994-2001).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Samuel Billingsley Hill (1875-1958) — also known as Samuel B. Hill; Sam B. Hill — of Waterville, Douglas County, Wash. Born in Franklin, Izard County, Ark., April 2, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1907-11; superior court judge in Washington, 1917-23; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1923-36; defeated, 1922; judge, U.S. Board of Tax Appeals (Tax Court), 1936-53. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 16, 1958 (age 82 years, 348 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roderick Maltman Hills (1931-2014) — also known as Roderick M. Hills — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 9, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1975-77. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 29, 2014 (age 83 years, 234 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1958 to Carla Anderson (1934-).
  Clarence Leland Holcomb (1871-c.1942) — of Washington. Born in Gibson County, Ind., October 15, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1932. Died in Kennewick, Benton County, Wash., about 1942 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb; brother of Oscar Raymond Holcomb (1867-?); first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Oscar Raymond Holcomb (b. 1867) — also known as O. R. Holcomb — of Ritzville, Adams County, Wash. Born in Gibson County, Ind., December 31, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1902; superior court judge in Washington, 1909-15; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1915-27, 1927-31; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1919-21. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); brother of Clarence Leland Holcomb; first cousin of Silas Alexander Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  Silas Alexander Holcomb (1858-1920) — also known as Silas A. Holcomb — of Nebraska. Born in Gibson County, Ind., August 25, 1858. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 12th District, 1891-94; Governor of Nebraska, 1895-99; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1900-06; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1904-06. Died in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., April 25, 1920 (age 61 years, 244 days). Interment at Broken Bow Cemetery, Broken Bow, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of John C. Holcomb and Lucinda Reavis (Skelton) Holcomb; married, April 13, 1882, to Martha Alice Brinson; nephew of Silas Mercer Holcomb (1838-1906); first cousin of Oscar Raymond Holcomb and Clarence Leland Holcomb.
  Political family: Holcomb family of Gibson County, Indiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Warren Brewster Hooker (1856-1920) — also known as Warren B. Hooker — of Forestville, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash.; Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., November 24, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1891-98; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1898-1913; appointed 1898; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1902-09. Died in Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y., March 5, 1920 (age 63 years, 102 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Hooker and Philena (Waterman) Hooker; married, September 11, 1884, to Etta E. Abbey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Harrison Hornibrook (1884-1946) — also known as William H. Hornibrook — of Condon, Gilliam County, Ore.; Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho; Vancouver, Clark County, Wash.; Utah. Born in Cherokee, Cherokee County, Iowa, July 6, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Idaho state senate, 1910-12; member of Oregon Democratic State Central Committee, 1913-15; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1915-16; Persia, 1933-36; Afghanistan, 1935-36; Costa Rica, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1918-19. Episcopalian. Died in 1946 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Edward Hornibrook and Rosina Hornibrook; married, November 23, 1906, to Yolande Wilson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ralph Ashley Horr (1884-1960) — also known as Ralph A. Horr — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Saybrook, McLean County, Ill., August 12, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1931-33; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1934; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1940; candidate in primary for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1948. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., January 26, 1960 (age 75 years, 167 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Hillcrest Burial Park, Kent, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Chester Ralph Hovey (b. 1872) — of Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., January 21, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1921; appointed 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George A. Hovey and Jennie (Dyer) Hovey; married, July 10, 1895, to Grace Painter.
  Thomas Jefferson Humes (1849-1904) — also known as Thomas J. Humes — of Washington County, Kan.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, Ind., February 14, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1877-80; superior court judge in Washington, 1890; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1897-1904. Died in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, November 9, 1904 (age 55 years, 269 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William E. Humphrey William Ewart Humphrey (1862-1934) — also known as William E. Humphrey — of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Alamo, Montgomery County, Ind., March 31, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1903-17 (at-large 1903-09, 1st District 1909-17); member, Federal Trade Commission, 1925-33; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1927-28, 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1934 (age 71 years, 320 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Samuel Clarence Hyde (1842-1922) — also known as Samuel C. Hyde — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Fort Ticonderoga, Essex County, N.Y., April 22, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; surveyor; lawyer; Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney, 1880-86; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1895-97; defeated, 1896. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., March 7, 1922 (age 79 years, 319 days). Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jay Robert Inslee (b. 1951) — also known as Jay Inslee — of Selah, Yakima County, Wash.; Bainbridge Island, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Washington, February 9, 1951. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1988-92; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1993-95, 1999- (4th District 1993-95, 1st District 1999-2006); defeated, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000, 2004, 2008; Governor of Washington, 2013-; defeated in primary, 1996. Protestant. Still living as of 2019.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Henry Martin Jackson (1912-1983) — also known as Henry M. Jackson; "Scoop" — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., May 31, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney, 1938-40; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1941-53; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1953-83; died in office 1983; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1960-61; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972, 1976. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Chi. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1984. Died in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., September 1, 1983 (age 71 years, 93 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Jackson and Marie (Anderson) Jackson; married, December 16, 1961, to Helen E. Hardin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Henry M. Jackson: Robert Gordon Kaufman, Henry M. Jackson : A Life in Politics — William W. Prochnau, A Certain Democrat : Senator Henry M. Jackson, a political biography
  Orange Jacobs (1827-1914) — of Jacksonville, Jackson County, Ore.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., May 2, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1869-75; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1875-79; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1879-80; member Washington territorial council, 1885-87; superior court judge in Washington, 1896-1900. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 21, 1914 (age 87 years, 19 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clyde Garfield Jeffers (1881-1956) — also known as Clyde G. Jeffers — Born in Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa, July 2, 1881. Lawyer; Grant County Prosecuting Attorney, 1913-17; superior court judge in Washington, 1923-39; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1939-48. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., February 16, 1956 (age 74 years, 229 days). Interment at Claquato Cemetery, Chehalis, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Jeffers and Edith (Day) Jeffers; married, August 18, 1935, to Garnette Robinson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Rumer Jeffrey (b. 1889) — also known as Frank R. Jeffrey — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., October 22, 1889. Republican. Newspaper reporter; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Wesley L. Jones; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1921-25. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas P. Jeffrey and Sarah (Crossfield) Jeffrey; married, November 13, 1919, to Ray Rose.
Wesley L. Jones Wesley Livsey Jones (1863-1932) — also known as Wesley L. Jones — of North Yakima, Yakima County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Bethany, Moultrie County, Ill., October 9, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1899-1909; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1909-32; died in office 1932. Died, of heart and kidney trouble, in Seattle, King County, Wash., November 19, 1932 (age 69 years, 41 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Wesley Jones and Phoebe (McKay) Jones; married, October 13, 1886, to Minda Nelson.
  Cross-reference: Frank R. Jeffrey
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
William C. Jones William Carey Jones (1855-1927) — also known as William C. Jones — of Madelia, Watonwan County, Minn.; Cheney, Spokane County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Remsen, Oneida County, N.Y., April 5, 1855. Lawyer; prosecuting attorney, 12th District, 1886-89; Washington state attorney general, 1889-97; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1897-99; defeated (People's), 1898. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., June 14, 1927 (age 72 years, 70 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Spokane County, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  William Rufus King (b. 1864) — also known as William R. King; Will R. King — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore.; Ontario, Malheur County, Ore. Born in Walla Walla County, Wash., October 3, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1892-94; member of Oregon state senate, 1894-98; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1898; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1909-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912 (speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1912-16. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Rufus King and Elizabeth (Estes) King; married, December 6, 1892, to L. Myrtle King.
  Lyman Enos Knapp (1837-1904) — also known as Lyman E. Knapp — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt. Born in Somerset, Windham County, Vt., November 5, 1837. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; lawyer; probate judge in Vermont, 1879-82; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1884-85; Governor of Alaska District, 1889-93. Congregationalist. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Delta Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 9, 1904 (age 66 years, 339 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Martha A. Severance (1837-1928).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Montgomery Oliver Koelsch (1912-1992) — Born in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, March 5, 1912. Lawyer; district judge in Idaho 3rd District, 1951-59; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1959-76; took senior status 1976. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., September 1, 1992 (age 80 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles F. Koelsch (1876?-?).
  E. H. Kohlhase (born c.1870) — of Kelso, Cowlitz County, Wash. Born in Germany, about 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 18th District, 1945-47. Burial location unknown.
  John Leary (1837-1905) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in New Brunswick, November 3, 1837. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1884-85; defeated, 1892. Died February 8, 1905 (age 67 years, 97 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Married 1892 to Eliza P. Ferry (1851-1935; daughter of Elisha Peyre Ferry (1825-1895)).
  Political family: Ferry family of Seattle, Washington.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Mah Lee (b. 1952) — also known as Ed Lee — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 5, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; San Francisco City Administrator, 2005-11; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2011-; appointed 2011. Chinese ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Gok Suey Lee.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
James Hamilton Lewis James Hamilton Lewis (1863-1939) — also known as J. Hamilton Lewis; "Pink Whiskers" — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Danville, Va., May 18, 1863. Lawyer; member of Washington territorial legislature, 1887-88; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1892; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1896, 1900, 1920; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1897-99; defeated (People's), 1898; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1908, 1920 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1936; speaker, 1912; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1913-19, 1931-39; defeated (Democratic), 1918; died in office 1939. Died, of coronary thrombosis, at Garfield Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1939 (age 75 years, 326 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of John Cable Lewis (Major in Confederate Army in Civil War; died from war wounds); married 1896 to Rose Lawton Douglas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Kenneth Mackintosh (b. 1875) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 25, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; King County Prosecuting Attorney, 1905-09; superior court judge in Washington, 1912-18; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1918-28; resigned 1928; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1927-28; resigned 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1928. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Angus Mackintosh and Elizabeth (Peebles) Mackintosh; married, November 18, 1908, to Francisca Arques.
  Warren Grant Magnuson (1905-1989) — also known as Warren G. Magnuson; "Maggie" — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Moorhead, Clay County, Minn., April 12, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Washington state constitutional convention, 1933; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1933-34; King County Prosecuting Attorney, 1934-36; U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1937-44; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1944-81; defeated, 1980; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Sons of Norway; Theta Chi. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 20, 1989 (age 84 years, 38 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Acacia Memorial Park, Lake Forest Park, Wash.
  Relatives: Married, October 4, 1964, to Jermaine Elliott Peralta.
  Cross-reference: Norman D. Dicks
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Fleming Main (b. 1864) — also known as John F. Main — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Mercer County, Ill., September 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; superior court judge in Washington, 1910-12; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1912-31; chief justice of Washington state supreme court, 1923-26. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Main and Sarah M. (Fleming) Main; married, June 29, 1892, to Mary G. Crouch.
  O. Gaylord Marsh (b. 1879) — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash.; Manila, Philippines; Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich., January 7, 1879. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Ottawa, 1915-17; Progreso, 1917-24; Montevideo, 1924-27; Sydney, 1927-32; Seoul, as of 1938. Member, Kappa Sigma; Pi Gamma Mu; Freemasons; Woodmen; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Marsh and Huldah Rude (Dunning) Marsh; married 1905 to Tella Dorothy Swem.
  Thomas Ellsworth Martin (1893-1971) — also known as Thomas E. Martin — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Born in Melrose, Monroe County, Iowa, January 18, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; lawyer; candidate for Iowa railroad commission, 1932, 1934; mayor of Iowa City, Iowa, 1935-37; U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1939-55; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1955-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1956. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 27, 1971 (age 78 years, 160 days). Interment at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Salathiel Charles Masterson (1911-1990) — also known as S. C. Masterson; "Brick" — of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif.; El Sobrante, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born in Touchet, Walla Walla County, Wash., December 23, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948; municipal judge in California, 1950; member of California state assembly, 1953-60; defeated, 1934; superior court judge in California, 1960-72. Protestant. Member, Exchange Club; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, from complications of diabetes, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., 1990 (age about 78 years). His body was donated to the University of California for medical research.
  Relatives: Son of S. C. Masterson; married to Marjorie Bried (1911-1985); nephew of Charles W. Masterson (1862?-1958).
  John W. Matthews — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Lawyer; Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1917. Burial location unknown.
  John Rogers McBride (1832-1904) — also known as John R. McBride — of Lafayette, Yamhill County, Ore.; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Franklin County, Mo., August 22, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Oregon state constitutional convention from Yamhill County, 1857; member of Oregon state senate, 1860-62; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1863-65; justice of Idaho territorial supreme court, 1865-69; member of Republican National Committee from Idaho Territory, 1872-; member of Republican National Committee from Washington, 1880-92. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., July 20, 1904 (age 71 years, 333 days). Interment at Germany Hill Cemetery, St. Helens, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of James McBride; brother of Thomas Allen McBride and George Wycliffe McBride (1854-1911).
  Political family: McBride family of St. Helens, Oregon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Tyndall McCutcheon (1892-1971) — also known as John T. McCutcheon — of Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash.; Steilacoom, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., March 23, 1892. Republican. Farmer; U.S. Vice Consul in Bordeaux, 1916-17; Marseille, 1917-18; Geneva, 1918; Beirut, 1919-20; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1932; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1941; member of Washington state senate 26th District, 1943-47. Died in Steilacoom, Pierce County, Wash., August 9, 1971 (age 79 years, 139 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John W. McCutcheon (1853-1939) and Jane Tweed (Dandy) McCutcheon (1861-1946); married to Tima Mary Gregg (1893-1970).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Obadiah Benton McFadden (1815-1875) — also known as Obadiah B. McFadden — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in West Middletown, Washington County, Pa., November 18, 1815. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1843; justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1853-54; justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1854-61; member Washington territorial council, 1861; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1873-75. Died in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., June 25, 1875 (age 59 years, 219 days). Interment at Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Caldwell (1816-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael D. McKay (born c.1951) — also known as Mike McKay — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born about 1951. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1989-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  James Douglas McKevitt (1928-2000) — also known as James D. McKevitt; Mike McKevitt — of Denver, Colo. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., 1928. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1971-73; defeated, 1972; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1972. Episcopalian. Suffered a heart attack, and died at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2000 (age about 72 years). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Stafford McMillin (1855-1936) — also known as John S. McMillin — of Roche Harbor, San Juan County, Wash. Born near Sugar Grove, Harrison County, Ind., October 28, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924, 1932. Methodist. Member, Sigma Chi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died November 3, 1936 (age 81 years, 6 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Afterglow Vista Mausoleum, Roche Harbor, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Louella Hiett (1857-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pat McMullen (c.1945-1999) — of Washington. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., about 1945. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1983-87; member of Washington state senate, 1987-92. Died of cancer, in Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, Wash., November 12, 1999 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lloyd Meeds (1927-2005) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Dillon, Beaverhead County, Mont., December 11, 1927. Democrat. Gasoline station business; lawyer; Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney, 1962-64; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1965-79. Member, Kiwanis; Eagles. Died, of cancer, in Church Creek, Dorchester County, Md., August 17, 2005 (age 77 years, 249 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Cross-reference: Al Swift
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Walter Clifford Minnick (b. 1942) — also known as Walt Minnick — of Idaho. Born in Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash., September 20, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1996; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 2009-11; defeated, 2010. Still living as of 2011.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  William Hickman Moore (1861-1946) — also known as William H. Moore — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in St. Louis, Mo., 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1897-1901; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1906-08; defeated, 1910; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1914. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 13, 1946 (age about 84 years). Cremated.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Moriarty, Jr. (c.1928-1999) — of Washington. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., about 1928. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives 36th District, 1957-59; member of Washington state senate, 1959-66. Died, of heart failure, May 21, 1999 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Minor Pelly; son of Charles P. Moriarty (1895?-?).
  Political family: Moriarty-Minor family of Seattle, Washington.
  Thomas Neill (d. 1938) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1894, 1937-38; died in office 1938; superior court judge in Washington, 1910-12. Died in 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Jeremiah Neterer (b. 1862) — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Goshen, Elkhart County, Ind., 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1912; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1913-. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  George R. Nethercutt, Jr. (b. 1944) — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., October 7, 1944. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1995-. Protestant. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Robert Hector O'Brien (1904-1997) — also known as Robert H. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., September 15, 1904. Mining engineer; lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1942-44; special assistant to Barney Balaban, president of Paramount Pictures, and director, Paramount International Films; when the companies split in 1949, he became secretary-treasurer of the movie theater chain, United Paramount Theaters; following a merger with American Broadcasting Company, he became financial vice-president of the ABC television network; in 1957, he joined the Loew's movie theater chain as vice-president and treasurer; president of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio, 1963-69. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of a stroke, in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 6, 1997 (age 93 years, 21 days). Interment somewhere in Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Grant O'Brien and Margaret (Flanagan) O'Brien; married, August 27, 1927, to Ellen Ford (died 1969).
  Lester T. Parker (born c.1901) — of Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Wash. Born in Washington, about 1901. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 21st District, 1943-47. Burial location unknown.
  John Pattison (b. 1859) — of Colfax, Whitman County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 13, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1908; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 1912-16. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Pattison and Elizabeth (Stormont) Pattison; married 1885 to Mary G. Cairns.
Miles Poindexter Miles Poindexter (1868-1946) — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., April 22, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Walla Walla County Prosecuting Attorney, 1892-94; superior court judge in Washington, 1904-08; U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1909-11; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1911-23; defeated, 1922; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, 1923-28. Died in Greenlee, Rockbridge County, Va., September 21, 1946 (age 78 years, 152 days). Original interment at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Va.; reinterment at Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of William Bowyer Poindexter (1835-1917) and Josephine (Anderson) Poindexter (1838-1912); brother of William Anderson Poindexter; married 1892 to Elizabeth Gale Page (1866-1929); married 1936 to Elinor Jackson (Junkin) Latane (1867-1939); grandson of Francis Thomas Anderson (1808-1887).
  Political family: Poindexter-Anderson family of Greenlee and Lexington, Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  Jay Andrew Rabinowitz (c.1927-2001) — also known as Jay A. Rabinowitz — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., about 1927. Lawyer; superior court judge in Alaska, 1960-65; justice of Alaska state supreme court, 1965-97. Wrote the opinion which legalized private marijuana use in Alaska. Died, in a hospital at Seattle, King County, Wash., June 16, 2001 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Ralph Julian Rivers (1903-1976) — also known as Ralph J. Rivers — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., May 23, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1933-44; Alaska territory attorney general, 1945-49; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1952-54; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1952; member of Alaska territorial senate 4th District, 1955-56; delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Alaska at-large, 1959-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1960 (alternate), 1968. Member, Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash., August 14, 1976 (age 73 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Chehalis, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Julian Guy Rivers and Louisa (Lavoy) Rivers; married, December 17, 1928, to Lina Carol Caldwell; married, October 1, 1955, to Martha Wendling.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Theodore Ronald (1855-1950) — also known as James T. Ronald — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Caledonia, Washington County, Mo., April 8, 1855. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1892-94; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1900; superior court judge in Washington, 1909-49. Died, from influenza, in Seattle, King County, Wash., December 27, 1950 (age 95 years, 263 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Dean Rosellini (1910-2011) — also known as Albert D. Rosellini — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 21, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 33rd District, 1939-47; Governor of Washington, 1957-65. Catholic. Member, Tau Kappa Epsilon; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Kiwanis. Died October 10, 2011 (age 101 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Rosellini and Annunziata (Pagni) Rosellini; married, June 1, 1938, to Ethel McNeil (1912-2002).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Albert D. Rosellini: Payton Smith, Rosellini: Immigrants' Son and Progressive Governor
  Walter Clifford Sadler (1891-1959) — also known as Walter C. Sadler — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., February 15, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil engineer; worked on railroad and hydroelectric projects; lawyer; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1937-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Methodist. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Sigma Pi; Tau Beta Pi. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., October 14, 1959 (age 68 years, 241 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Lincoln Sadler and Eleanore Elizabeth (Walter) Sadler; married, July 21, 1917, to Hariette P. Jamieson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Henry Floyd Samuels (1869-1948) — also known as H. F. Samuels — of Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Born in Washington County, Miss., April 4, 1869. Progressive. Lawyer; Shoshone County Attorney, 1898-1900; developed zinc, lead and silver mining in Idaho; built the Samuels Hotel in 1907; banker; candidate for Governor of Idaho, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1926. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in 1948 (age about 79 years). Interment at Sequim View Cemetery, Near Sequim, Clallam County, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Floyd Samuels and Isabelle (Jenkins) Samuels (died 1873); married, December 25, 1892, to Iona Snyder; married, February 27, 1905, to Ada Marie Jenkins (1876-1960); grandson of Henry Jenkins (1823?-?).
  Anthony Savage (b. 1893) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa., December 25, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1928-34. Catholic. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Order of the Coif. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis B. Savage and Anna (Tamosz) Savage; married, September 11, 1915, to Florence Hopkins.
  Ezra Perin Savage (1842-1920) — also known as Ezra P. Savage — of Sargent, Custer County, Neb. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., April 3, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; stock, grain, and implement business; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1901-03; Governor of Nebraska, 1901-03. Died January 8, 1920 (age 77 years, 280 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Warren Savage and Hannah (Perin) Savage; married 1866 to Anna C. Rich (died 1883); married 1896 to Elvira Hess (died 1899).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Joseph Schwartz (1912-2000) — of California. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 26, 1912. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; municipal judge in California, 1959-63; superior court judge in California, 1964-68; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1968-82; took senior status 1982. Died, at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 22, 2000 (age 87 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  The Edward J. Schwartz Federal Office Building (built 1975, given current name 1994), in San Diego, California, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach (1894-1948) — also known as Lewis B. Schwellenbach — of Neppel (now Moses Lake), Grant County, Wash. Born in Superior, Douglas County, Wis., September 20, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of King County Democratic Party, 1928-30; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1932; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1935-40; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1940-45; resigned 1945; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1945-48; died in office 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Bar Association; Rotary; Elks; Eagles. Died in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1948 (age 53 years, 264 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Francis W. Schwellenbach and Martha (Baxter) Schwellenbach; married, December 30, 1935, to Anne Duffy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Eugene Semple (1840-1908) — of Oregon; Washington. Born in Bogotá, Colombia of American parents, June 12, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; Oregon state printer, 1870-73; Governor of Washington Territory, 1887-89; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1889. Died, of pneumonia, in a rest home at San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 28, 1908 (age 68 years, 77 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wright Crematory and Columbarium, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Semple (1798-1866).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William H. Seward William Henry Seward (1801-1872) — also known as William H. Seward — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Florida, Orange County, N.Y., May 16, 1801. Lawyer; co-founded (with Thurlow Weed), the Albany Evening Journal newspaper in 1830; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1831-34; Governor of New York, 1839-43; defeated (Whig), 1834; U.S. Senator from New York, 1849-61; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1856, 1860; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-69; as Secretary of State in 1867, he made a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska; critics dubbed the territory "Seward's Folly". Survived an assassination attempt on April 14, 1865 (the same night Abraham Lincoln was shot), when Lewis Payne, an associate of John Wilkes Booth, broke into his bedroom and stabbed him repeatedly. Payne was arrested, tried with the other conspirators, and hanged. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 16, 1872 (age 71 years, 153 days). Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y.; statue at Madison Square Park, Manhattan, N.Y.; statue at Volunteer Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Swayze Seward and Mary (Jennings) Seward (1769-1845); married to Frances Adeline Miller (1805-1865); father of Frederick William Seward and William Henry Seward, Jr.; uncle of Caroline Cornelia Canfield (1834-1922; who married John Lawrence Schoolcraft) and George Frederick Seward (1840-1910); granduncle of Frederick Whittlesey Seward, Jr..
  Political family: Seward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: George W. Jones — Samuel J. Barrows — Frederick W. Seward — Elias P. Pellet
  Seward counties in Kan. and Neb. are named for him.
  Seward Mountain, in the Adirondack Mountains, Franklin County, New York, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: W. Seward WhittleseyW. H. Seward ThomsonWilliam S. Shanahan
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the $50 U.S. Treasury note in the 1890s.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William H. Seward: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Team of Rivals : The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln — Walter Stahr, Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man — Walter Stahr, Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man — Michael Burgan, William Henry Seward : Senator and Statesman (for young readers)
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Corwin Philip Shank (born c.1897) — of Kirkland, King County, Wash. Born in Washington, about 1897. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 46th District, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Adam Smith (b. 1965) — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Washington, D.C., June 15, 1965. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate, 1991-96; U.S. Representative from Washington 9th District, 1997-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000, 2004, 2008. Christian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Joseph Showalter Smith (1824-1884) — also known as Joseph S. Smith — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., June 20, 1824. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Portland, Ore., 1851; U.S. Attorney for Washington, 1857-59; member of Oregon state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1869-71; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1882. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., September 28, 1884 (age 60 years, 100 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Married to Julia A. Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Watson Carvosso Squire (1838-1926) — also known as Watson C. Squire — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, N.Y., May 18, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Governor of Washington Territory, 1884-87; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1889-97. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 7, 1926 (age 88 years, 20 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Married 1876 to Ida Remington (daughter of Philo Remington (president, Remington and Sons arms manufacturers)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry George Gordon Struve (1836-1905) — also known as Henry G. Struve — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Westerstede, Germany, November 17, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1882-84. German ancestry. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., June 13, 1905 (age 68 years, 208 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793-1864) and Maria (Claussen) von Struve; married 1863 to Lascelle Florence Knighton (1844-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard William Stull (1876-1949) — also known as Howard W. Stull — of Colville, Stevens County, Wash.; Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born near Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 11, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1932-33. Died in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., April 22, 1949 (age 73 years, 11 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Rebecca Jane McGahan (1878-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burt Lacklen Talcott (1920-2016) — also known as Burt L. Talcott — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Born in Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont., February 22, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-77 (12th District 1963-75, 16th District 1975-77); defeated, 1976. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Rotary. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., July 29, 2016 (age 96 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Burt Breckinridge Talcott and Hester V. (Lacklen) Talcott; married, September 6, 1942, to Leona Gladys Taylor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robin L. Taylor (b. 1943) — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska; Wrangell, Alaska. Born in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Wash., February 5, 1943. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Alaska, 1977-82; member of Alaska state house of representatives; elected 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990; member of Alaska state senate District A, 1992-; appointed 1992; Republican candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1998 (primary), 1998. Member, American Judicature Society; Elks; Moose; National Rifle Association; Freemasons. Still living as of 2001.
  Roy Arthur Taylor (1910-1995) — also known as Roy A. Taylor — of Black Mountain, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Vader, Lewis County, Wash., January 31, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1947-53; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1960-77 (12th District 1960-63, 11th District 1963-77). Baptist. Member, Lions. Died in Black Mountain, Buncombe County, N.C., February 28, 1995 (age 85 years, 28 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Black Mountain, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur A. Taylor and Lola (Morgan) Taylor; married, May 8, 1932, to Evelyn Reeves.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Warren Arthur Taylor (b. 1891) — also known as Warren A. Taylor — of Cordova, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska; Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska; Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Washington, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives, 1933-34, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1955-58 (3rd District 1933-34, 1945-46, 4th District 1949-50, 1955-58); delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1959-66; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1959-62. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Zephyr Rain Teachout (b. 1971) — also known as Zephyr R. Teachout — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 21, 1971. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; candidate in primary for Governor of New York, 2014. Female. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Daughter of Peter Teachout and Mary (Miles) Teachout.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Elmer Ely Todd (b. 1873) — also known as Elmer E. Todd — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., May 7, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1905; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1907-12. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harvey Todd and Charlotte Thomas (Little) Todd; married, March 9, 1904, to Relura Pardee Hunt.
  Thor Carl Tollefson (1901-1982) — also known as Thor C. Tollefson — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Perley, Norman County, Minn., May 2, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, 1932-34, 1939-46; U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1947-65; defeated, 1944, 1964. Lutheran. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Sigma Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., December 30, 1982 (age 81 years, 242 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Tollefson and Bertha (Jacobson) Tollefson; married, November 24, 1934, to Eva M. Keuss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas F. Trumbull (1868-1944) — of Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash. Born in Iowa, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Port Angeles, Clallam County, Wash., April 29, 1944 (age about 75 years). Interment at Mount Angeles Memorial Park, Port Angeles, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Trumbull and Mary (Gilmore) Trumbull.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Malvern Vance (1862-1928) — also known as Thomas M. Vance — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., September 6, 1862. Lawyer; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1885-86. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died soon after, in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., February 14, 1928 (age 65 years, 161 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Zebulon Baird Vance (1830-1894) and Harriete Newell (Espy) Vance (1832-1878); married 1887 to Gertrude E. Wheeler (1867-1961).
  Political family: Vance family of Asheville, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Stewart Voorhees (1853-1909) — also known as Charles S. Voorhees — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind.; Colfax, Whitman County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Covington, Fountain County, Ind., June 4, 1853. Lawyer; Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney, 1882-85; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1885-89. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., December 26, 1909 (age 56 years, 205 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Wolsey Voorhees (1827-1897).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henson Wallace (1811-1879) — Born in Troy, Miami County, Ohio, July 19, 1811. Lawyer; member of Iowa territorial House of Representatives, 1838; member Iowa territorial council, 1842-43; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Iowa Territory, 1843; candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1848; member of Washington territorial legislature, 1853; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1861; defeated, 1854; Governor of Washington Territory, 1861; Governor of Idaho Territory, 1863-64; appointed 1863; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1864; probate judge in Washington, 1870. Member, Freemasons. Died in Steilacoom, Pierce County, Wash., February 7, 1879 (age 67 years, 203 days). Interment at Western State Hospital Memorial Cemetery, Steilacoom, Wash.
  Relatives: Brother of David Wallace; uncle of Lewis Wallace (1827-1905).
  Political family: Wallace family of Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Norton D. Walling (1858-c.1922) — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Coldwater, Branch County, Mich., May 24, 1858. Lawyer; mayor of Everett, Wash., 1894-95. Died about 1922 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  Alfred J. Westberg (born c.1905) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Washington, about 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state senate 37th District, 1947. Burial location unknown.
  Richard Alan White (b. 1953) — also known as Rick White — of Washington. Born in Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind., November 6, 1953. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1995-99; defeated, 1998. Still living as of 2002.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
Henry L. Wilson Henry Lane Wilson (1857-1932) — also known as Henry L. Wilson — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., November 3, 1857. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; banker; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1897-1904; Belgium, 1905-09; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1909-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 22, 1932 (age 75 years, 49 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Wilson (1825-1867) and Emma (Ingersoll) Wilson (1830-1912); brother of John Lockwood Wilson; married 1885 to Alice Vajen; grandson of John Wilson; granduncle of William Cassius Goodloe III.
  Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
  William D. Wood (1858-1917) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born December 1, 1858. Lawyer; real estate developer; King County Probate Judge, 1884; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1896-97; appointed 1896; went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush. Died, from an intestinal ailment, in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 23, 1917 (age 58 years, 112 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Victor Zednick (born c.1886) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Colorado, about 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1911-17; member of Washington state senate 36th District, 1943-47. Burial location unknown.
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