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  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.
  John H. Anderson (1905-1974) — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 18, 1905. Building contractor; mayor of Tacoma, Wash., 1950-54, 1956-58. Member, Kappa Sigma; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in November, 1974 (age 69 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eddy M. Anderson and Alice E. (Rawlinson) Anderson; married, June 15, 1928, to Caroline Parsons.
  Lloyd Joel Andrews (b. 1920) — also known as Lloyd J. Andrews — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Dutton, Teton County, Mont., August 26, 1920. Republican. School teacher; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; fruit grower; member of Washington state senate, 1953-57; Washington superintendent of public instruction, 1957-61; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Lee Andrews and Ada Lou (Stoner) Andrews; married, June 28, 1942, to Winnie Mae Drake.
  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.
  Russell Anderson Austin, Jr. — also known as Russell A. Austin, Jr. — of Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1968, 1972; member of Washington Republican State Committee, 1970-73. Protestant. Member, Order of the Coif; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Russell Anderson Austin and Amanda (Ficks) Austin; married, June 23, 1953, to Barbara Fortnum.
  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
  Joseph R. Baxter (1903-1962) — also known as Joe R. Baxter — of Renton, King County, Wash. Born in Renton, King County, Wash., January 18, 1903. Republican. Painting contractor; motel owner; mayor of Renton, Wash., 1948-60. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles. Died in 1962 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph H. Baxter and Mary (DeWinter) Baxter; married, September 5, 1929, to Sarah M. Laramie.
  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.
  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
  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
  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
  James D'Orma Braman (1901-1980) — also known as Dorm Braman — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Lorimor, Union County, Iowa, December 23, 1901. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1964-69; resigned 1969; Assistant U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1969. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis; Elks; American Legion. Died in August, 1980 (age 78 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob W. Braman and Susan Mae (Huntzinger) Braman; married, November 27, 1920, to Margaret V. Young.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Buster Brouillet (1928-2001) — also known as Frank Brouillet; "Buster" — of Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash., May 18, 1928. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of Washington state house of representatives 25th District, 1957-73; Washington superintendent of public instruction, 1973-89. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Grange; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of complications from leukemia, in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 20, 2001 (age 72 years, 247 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vern Brouillet and Doris (Darr) Brouillet; married 1956 to Marge E. Sarsten.
  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, 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.
  George Burnham (1868-1939) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Minn.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif.; Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Born in London, England, December 28, 1868. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; retail shoe business; real estate business; banker; U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., June 28, 1939 (age 70 years, 182 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of James Burnham and Maria Ann Drucilla (Steele) Burnham; married, October 1, 1890, to Neva May Ashley (died 1927); married, December 25, 1932, to Florence Kennett.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  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.
  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
  David Marston Clough (1846-1924) — also known as David M. Clough — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Lyme, Grafton County, N.H., December 27, 1846. Republican. Lumberman; member of Minnesota state senate 28th District, 1887-90; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1893-95; Governor of Minnesota, 1895-99. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died August 28, 1924 (age 77 years, 245 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Elbridge Gerry Clough (1814-1886) and Sarah (Brown) Clough (1817-1851); married 1868 to Addie Barton (1849-1929); father of Nina M. Clough (1869-1953; who married Roland Hill Hartley); fourth cousin once removed of William Bradbury Small, George W. Clough, Harlan Page Andrews, Darvin Pratt Clough (1840-1910) and William Rockwell Clough.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  David Courtney Coates (1868-1933) — also known as David C. Coates — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo.; Washington. Born in Brandon, England, August 9, 1868. Socialist. Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1901-02; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1910. Member, Freemasons. Played role at founding convention of I.W.W. Died in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 28, 1933 (age 64 years, 172 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Earl S. Coe (b. 1892) — of Bingen, Klickitat County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., September 12, 1892. Democrat. Fruit grower; lumberman; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1939-44; member of Washington state senate 16th District, 1945-47; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 1946; Washington Democratic state chair, 1946-48; secretary of state of Washington, 1947-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948; director of conservation, State of Washington, 1957. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Coe and Cora (Harvell) Coe; married, November 20, 1912, to Byrdie Miller (1892?-?).
  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.
  Richard William Condon (b. 1867) — also known as Richard W. Condon — of Port Gamble, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Port Gamble, Kitsap County, Wash., September 19, 1867. Republican. Member of Washington state senate, 1905-09, 1925-30; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1940 (alternate); member of Republican National Committee from Washington, 1928-32. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  George Fletcher Cotterill (1865-1958) — also known as George F. Cotterill — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Oxford, England, November 18, 1865. Democrat. Engineer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1902 (at-large), 1916 (1st District); member of Washington state senate, 1907-11; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1912-14; defeated, 1900; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1920; commissioner, Port of Seattle, 1922-34. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 13, 1958 (age 92 years, 329 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Cotterill and Alice (Smith) Cotterill; married, February 19, 1890, to Cora Rowena Gormley (1864-1936).
  Epitaph: "Pioneers of Washington."
  See also 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
  Henry A. Davee (b. 1872) — of Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Wash.; Roseburg, Douglas County, Ore.; Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont. Born in Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind., July 29, 1872. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; Montana superintendent of public instruction, 1905-17. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Zachariah L. Davee and Elvira (King) Davee; married, December 24, 1902, to Mabel Flinders.
  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.
  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
  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
  Albert Edwin Edwards (b. 1879) — also known as A. E. Edwards — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash.; Deming, Whatcom County, Wash. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, September 10, 1879. Democrat. Midshipman, English merchant marine; sailor, U.S. merchant marine; officer and captain, Yukon River steamboats; merchant; miner; rancher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1928 (alternate), 1948; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1933-36, 1955-63; member of Washington state senate 41st District, 1937-52. Episcopalian. Member, Lions; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Grange; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. E. Edwards and Margaret (Hansen) Edwards; married, August 13, 1959, to Dorothy Birchall.
  Glenn N. Felton (b. 1906) — of Kennewick, Benton County, Wash. Born in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., October 28, 1906. Republican. Truck driver; oil distributor; fertilizer dealer; board member, Kennewick General Hospital; mayor of Kennewick, Wash., 1960-62, 1967-69. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. L. Felton and Leora (Lambert) Felton; married, September 7, 1942, to Margaret Abken.
  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
  Nicholas E. J. Gentry (1860-1944) — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born February 18, 1860. Mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1919-22. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died September 23, 1944 (age 84 years, 218 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery, Pullman, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  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.
  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
  Ole Hanson (1874-1940) — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Union Grove, Racine County, Wis., January 6, 1874. Progressive. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1908-09; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1914; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1918-19; resigned 1919. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Real estate developer who created San Clemente and Twentynine Palms, California. Died, following a heart attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 6, 1940 (age 66 years, 182 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Thorsten Hanson and Goro (Tostofson) Hanson; married, May 12, 1895, to Nellie Rose.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Ole Hanson: Americanism vs. Bolshevism (1920)
  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
  Roland Hill Hartley (1864-1952) — also known as Roland H. Hartley — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Shogomoc, New Brunswick, June 26, 1864. Republican. Lumber business; mayor of Everett, Wash., 1910-12; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1915-16; Governor of Washington, 1925-33. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., September 21, 1952 (age 88 years, 87 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Edward Hartley and Rebecca Barker (Whitehead) Hartley; married 1888 to Nina M. Clough (1869-1953; daughter of David Marston Clough (1846-1924)).
  Political family: Clough family of New Hampshire (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Knute Hill (1876-1963) — also known as "Little Giant" — of Prosser, Benton County, Wash. Born near Creston, Ogle County, Ill., July 31, 1876. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1927-32; U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 1933-43; defeated, 1920 (Farmer-Labor, 4th District), 1924 (Farmer-Labor, 4th District), 1946 (Independent Progressive, 5th District). Norwegian ancestry. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Desert Hot Springs, Riverside County, Calif., December 3, 1963 (age 87 years, 125 days). Interment at Yakima Calvary Cemetery, Yakima, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Rasmus O. Hill and Martha (Govig) Hill; married, June 30, 1908, to Helen Jensen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  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.
  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.
Albert Johnson Albert Johnson (1869-1957) — of Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Wash. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., March 5, 1869. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1913-33 (2nd District 1913-15, 3rd District 1915-33); defeated, 1932. Member, Loyal Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in the American Lake veterans hospital, Fort Lewis, Pierce County, Wash., January 17, 1957 (age 87 years, 318 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, Hoquiam, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Johnson and Anna E. (Ogden) Johnson; married, August 16, 1904, to Jennie S. Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  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.
  Wesley Lloyd (1883-1936) — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Arvonia, Osage County, Kan., July 24, 1883. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1933-36; died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Eagles; Elks. Died of a heart attack in Washington, D.C., January 10, 1936 (age 52 years, 170 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — 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.
  Mike McCormack (b. 1921) — of Richland, Benton County, Wash. Born in Basil, Fairfield County, Ohio, December 14, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1957-60; member of Washington state senate, 1961-70; U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 1971-81; defeated, 1980. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Grange. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Married 1947 to Margaret Higgins.
  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
  Thomas Taylor Minor (1844-1889) — also known as Thomas T. Minor — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born, of American parents, in Manepy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), February 20, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; one of the founders of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington Territory, 1880; mayor of Port Townsend, Wash., 1881; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1887-88. Member, Freemasons. Last seen traveling by canoe to Whidbey Island, with others, on a duck huting trip, and was never heard from again; presumed drowned in a watercraft accident, in Puget Sound, December 2, 1889 (age 45 years, 285 days). His canoe was recovered, but his remains were not found.
  Relatives: Son of Eastman Strong Minor and Judith (Manchester) Minor (1814-1900); married, August 20, 1872, to Sarah Montgomery (1840-1931); grandfather of Thomas Minor Pelly (1902-1973).
  Political family: Moriarty-Minor family of Seattle, Washington.
  The T.T. Minor School (built 1890, demolished 1940, rebuilt 1941, closed 2010, renovated and reopened 2016), in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.  — Minor Avenue, in Seattle, Washington, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  William Augustus Newell (1817-1901) — also known as William A. Newell — of Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, September 5, 1817. Republican. Physician; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1847-51, 1865-67; defeated, 1866; Governor of New Jersey, 1857-60; defeated, 1877; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1864; Governor of Washington Territory, 1880-84. Member, Freemasons. Died in Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J., August 8, 1901 (age 83 years, 337 days). Interment at Allentown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Allentown, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James Hugh Newell (1788-1860) and Eliza Des Saure (Hankinson) Newell (1790-1853).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Elmer Outland (1906-1981) — also known as George E. Outland — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif.; San Fernando, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Santa Paula, Ventura County, Calif., October 8, 1906. Democrat. U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1943-47; defeated, 1946, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Member, American Association of University Professors; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons. Died in Anacortes, Skagit County, Wash., March 2, 1981 (age 74 years, 145 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Santa Paula Cemetery, Santa Paula, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Elmer Garfield Outland and Stella Martha (Faulkner) Outland; married 1928 to Virginia Stevenson; married, December 2, 1938, to Ruth Clara Merry.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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.
  Thomas P. Revelle (b. 1868) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Fairmount, Somerset County, Md., May 16, 1868. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1921-28; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1924. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Henry Revelle and Mary Elizabeth (Ford) Revelle; married, June 8, 1899, to Eliza Jefferson.
  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?-?).
  Robert Chancellor Saunders, Jr. (1864-1922) — also known as Robert C. Saunders — of Pine County, Minn.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Campbell County, Va., December 24, 1864. Pine County Attorney, 1893-95, 1897-99; candidate for Minnesota state attorney general, 1898; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1918-21. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in St. Louis, Mo., January 31, 1922 (age 57 years, 38 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Chancellor Saunders (1827-1902) and Caryetta (Davis) Saunders (1832-1894); brother of Eugene Davis Saunders (1853-1914); married, October 17, 1895, to Nannie Monk (1873-1951); father of John Monk Saunders (1897-1940; flyer in World War I; Rhodes scholar; screenwriter; first husband of actress Fay Wray; suicide).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ezra L. Smith (1837-1921) — of El Dorado County, Calif.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Vermont, 1837. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1865-67. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 22, 1921 (age about 83 years). Cremated.
  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.
  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
  Wesley Carl Uhlman (b. 1935) — also known as Wesley C. Uhlman; Wes Uhlman — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Cashmere, Chelan County, Wash., March 13, 1935. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1958-; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1969-78. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Still living as of 1978.
  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
  Monrad Charles Wallgren (1891-1961) — also known as Monrad C. Wallgren; Mon C. Wallgren — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, April 17, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; jeweler; optician; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1933-40; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1940-45; Governor of Washington, 1945-49; chair, Federal Power Commission, 1950-51. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Eagles; Rotary. Died, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident, in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., September 18, 1961 (age 70 years, 154 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Wash.
  Relatives: Married, September 8, 1914, to Mabel C. Liberty.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Stanley Webster (1877-1962) — also known as J. Stanley Webster — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., February 22, 1877. Republican. Superior court judge in Washington, 1909-16; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1916-18; U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1919-23; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1923-39. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., December 24, 1962 (age 85 years, 305 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakesdale Cemetery, Oakesdale, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Post Wheeler (1869-1956) — also known as Post Wheeler — Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., August 6, 1869. Newspaper editor; mining business; author; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1930-33; Albania, 1933-34; poet. Member, Loyal Legion; Freemasons. Died in 1956 (age about 86 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
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