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Charles Francis Adams Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954) — also known as "Deacon"; "Uncle Charlie" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass.; Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 2, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Quincy, Mass., 1897-99; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936 (speaker). Unitarian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 10, 1954 (age 87 years, 312 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Frances (Crowninshield) Adams (1839-1911); married, April 3, 1899, to Frances Lovering (daughter of William Croad Lovering); nephew of Brooks Adams; grandson of Charles Francis Adams; grandnephew of George Washington Adams; great-grandson of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Benjamin Williams Crowninshield and David Sears; great-grandnephew of Jacob Crowninshield and Benjamin Gorham; second great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham, Joshua Johnson and Jonathan Mason; second great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson and Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fifth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; sixth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin once removed of William Everett and Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin thrice removed of William Cranch (1769-1855) and Robert Charles Winthrop; second cousin of Augustus Peabody Gardner; second cousin once removed of William Crowninshield Endicott, Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and George Cabot Lodge; second cousin twice removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson, William Amory Gardner Minot and William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Edward M. Chapin and John Forbes Kerry.
  Political families: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Lafon Allen (1871-1952) — of Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1922-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Delta Phi. Died August 3, 1952 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Charles James Fox Allen and Caroline (Belknap) Allen; married, September 21, 1911, to Emma Hunter Powell (1883-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Larz Anderson (1866-1937) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Paris, France of American parents, August 15, 1866. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1911-12; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1912-13. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Loyal Legion; Alpha Delta Phi; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, W.Va., April 13, 1937 (age 70 years, 241 days). Interment at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. Nicholas Longworth Anderson (1838-1892) and Elizabeth Coles (Kilgour) Anderson; married to Isabel Weld Perkins (author); grandnephew of William Marshall Anderson and Charles Anderson (1814-1895); second cousin of Nicholas Longworth.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Anderson-Marshall family of Ohio and West Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Patriot - Diplomat - Soldier - Loyal Friend - May He Rest in Peace."
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  Silas Blake Axtell (born c.1885) — also known as Silas B. Axtell — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ohio, about 1885. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 29th District, 1915, 1916. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Theodore Mead Bailey (1888-1949) — also known as T. M. Bailey — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), January 14, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1921-22; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1925-26; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Minnehaha County, S.Dak., January 28, 1949 (age 61 years, 14 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Olin Bailey and Mary Emma (Swan) Bailey; married, September 3, 1912, to Marguerite Wadsworth; married, June 10, 1931, to Anna Beaudoin Munck.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Carleton Baker (b. 1882) — also known as E. Carleton Baker — of California. Born in Alameda, Alameda County, Calif., July 11, 1882. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Foochow, 1906-07; U.S. Vice Consul in Amoy, 1907-08; Foochow, 1908-09; U.S. Consul in Antung, 1909-11; Chungking, 1911-14; Nagasaki, 1914-16; Bombay, as of 1920; U.S. Consul General in Mukden, 1916-19. Presbyterian. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. E. Baker and Caroline (Packard) Baker; married, December 11, 1909, to Jean Pedlar.
  Harvey Almy Baker (1881-1951) — also known as Harvey A. Baker — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., April 24, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1914-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died March 28, 1951 (age 69 years, 338 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Baker and Lucy Anna (Sisson) Baker; married, September 30, 1908, to Marion North Brown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Raymond Barry (1915-1988) — also known as Robert R. Barry — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., May 15, 1915. Republican. President, Plumas Mining Co.; U.S. Representative from New York, 1959-65 (27th District 1959-63, 25th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Farm Bureau; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Redwood City, San Mateo County, Calif., June 14, 1988 (age 73 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Barry and Ethel (Tamanosian) Barry; married, July 19, 1945, to Anne Rogers Benjamin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bruce Barton (1886-1967) — also known as "Advertiser"; "The Advertising King"; "The Great Repealer" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Robbins, Scott County, Tenn., August 5, 1886. Republican. Author; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1937-41; derided by Franklin Roosevelt as one of "Martin, Barton, and Fish", three Republican opponents of his New Deal policies; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1940; a founder of the Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn (BBDO) advertising agency. Congregationalist. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1967 (age 80 years, 334 days). Interment at Rock Hill Cemetery, Foxboro, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William E. Barton and Esther Treat (Bushnell) Barton; married, October 2, 1913, to Esther M. Randall (died 1951).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Howard F. Baxter (1886-1969) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., June 8, 1886. Republican. Telephone engineer; laundry business; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1923-24; member of Michigan state senate 16th District, 1925-28. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Tau Beta Pi; Rotary. Died in 1969 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Baxter and Kate (Lockwood) Baxter; married, January 26, 1910, to Elizabeth Clapperton.
  Carroll Lynwood Beedy (1880-1947) — also known as Carroll L. Beedy — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, August 3, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Cumberland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-21; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1921-35; defeated, 1934. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Moose. Died in Washington, D.C., September 30, 1947 (age 67 years, 58 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence E. Beedy and Myra Mildred (Page) Beedy; married, April 18, 1914, to Dorothy W. Lathrop.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Alfred Clark Chapin (1848-1936) — also known as Alfred C. Chapin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in South Hadley, Hampshire County, Mass., March 8, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1882-83; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1883; New York state comptroller, 1884-87; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1891-92. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Montreal, Quebec, October 2, 1936 (age 88 years, 208 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Atlas Chapin (1819-1868) and Josephine Jerusha (Clark) Chapin (1822-1888); married, February 20, 1884, to Grace Stebbins (c.1863-1908); married, January 6, 1913, to Charlotte (Storrs) Montant; father of Grace Chapin (who married Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991)); grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); grandnephew of Chester William Chapin; great-grandfather of Hamilton Fish and Alexa Fish Ward; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); third cousin of Arthur Beebe Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills, John Putnam Chapin (1810-1864) and Milton Prince Higgins; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Clesson Allen, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878) and Graham Hurd Chapin; fourth cousin of Zenas Ferry Moody; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong, James Samuel Wadsworth, Charles James Folger, Arthur Platt Howard and Edward Stanley Kellogg.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Ray Park Chase (1880-1948) — also known as Ray P. Chase — of Anoka, Anoka County, Minn. Born in Anoka, Anoka County, Minn., March 12, 1880. Republican. Minnesota state auditor, 1921-31; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1930; U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1933-35; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1945-47. Methodist or Episcopalian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Alpha Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Anoka, Anoka County, Minn., September 18, 1948 (age 68 years, 190 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edwin Chase and Lena May (Giddings) Chase; married, November 30, 1910, to Lois McGaffey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John David Clifford, Jr. (b. 1887) — also known as John D. Clifford — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 15, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1915-16; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1933-47. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Dumas Clifford and Katherine (Sullivan) Clifford; married, July 14, 1915, to Lucille Smith.
  Frederic Runyon Colie (1895-1974) — also known as Frederic R. Colie — of Millburn, Essex County, N.J.; Short Hills, Essex County, N.J. Born in East Orange, Essex County, N.J., May 4, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1941-48; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1948-61. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died, in St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, Essex County, N.J., May 30, 1974 (age 79 years, 26 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Martin Colie and Caroline (Runyon) Colie; married, November 11, 1922, to Rosalie Littell Hall.
  Alfred Conkling Coxe, Jr. (1880-1957) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., May 7, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1929. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Phi. Died December 21, 1957 (age 77 years, 228 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Conkling Coxe (1847-1923) and Maryette (Doolittle) Coxe; married, October 11, 1913, to Helen P. Emery; grandnephew of Frederick Augustus Conkling and Roscoe Conkling; great-grandson of Alfred Conkling.
  Political family: Conkling-Seymour family of Utica and New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Patrick W. Cullinan (1851-1926) — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County 1st District, 1880-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900 (alternate), 1904, 1912 (alternate), 1920 (alternate); delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., July 19, 1926 (age about 75 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Scriba town, Oswego County, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dwight Filley Davis (1879-1945) — also known as Dwight F. Davis — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., July 5, 1879. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Secretary of War, 1925-29; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1929-32. Baptist. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion. Founder of the Davis Cup tennis tournament. Died in Washington, D.C., November 28, 1945 (age 66 years, 146 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Tilden Davis and Maria (Filley) Davis; married, November 15, 1905, to Helen Brooks (died 1932); married, May 8, 1936, to Pauline Morton Sabin (1887-1955).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Willets Davison (b. 1872) — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 25, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Queens County District Attorney, 1899; vice-president, Central Trust Co.; director, Brooklyn Rapid Transit Co., New York Municipal Railways Co., Third Avenue Railway Co., Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Co., American Eagle Fire Insurance Co. Methodist. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert A. Davison and Emeline (Sealey) Davison; married, April 24, 1895, to Harriet R. Baldwin.
  Edward Clayton Eicher (1878-1944) — also known as Edward C. Eicher — of Washington, Washington County, Iowa; Alexandria, Va. Born in Noble, Washington County, Iowa, December 16, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1933-39; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1938-42; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1941-42; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1942. Mennonite. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Alexandria, Va., November 30, 1944 (age 65 years, 350 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Eicher and Lydia (Sommer) Eicher; married, August 19, 1908, to Hazel Mount.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Harvey Johnson Ely (1891-1942) — also known as William H. J. Ely — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., September 18, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in New Jersey, 1924-29; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1932-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932 (alternate), 1940; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Lions; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., March 2, 1942 (age 50 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Addison Ely (1853-1928) and Emily Jane (Johnson) Ely (1856-1949); married, April 30, 1917, to Mary Rogers; second cousin of Joseph Buell Ely.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Charles S. Fairchild Charles Stebbins Fairchild (1842-1924) — also known as Charles S. Fairchild — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., April 30, 1842. Lawyer; New York state attorney general, 1876-77; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1887-89; president, New York Security and Trust Company, 1889-1904; president, Atlanta and Charlotte Air Line Railroad; director, Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Cazenovia, Madison County, N.Y., November 24, 1924 (age 82 years, 208 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Cazenovia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Sidney Thompson Fairchild (1808-1889) and Helen (Childs) Fairchild (1810-1892); married, June 1, 1871, to Helen Lincklaen (1846-1931; niece of Horatio Seymour; granddaughter of Henry Seymour).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  Clarence Lyon Fisher (b. 1877) — also known as Clarence L. Fisher — of Lyons Falls, Lewis County, N.Y. Born in Lyons Falls, Lewis County, N.Y., August 22, 1877. Republican. Real estate business; lumber and timber business; member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1925-29. Member, Grange; Alpha Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Sons of the Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Hubbell Fisher and Mary (Lyon) Fisher; married, February 21, 1907, to Melissa Rachel Ingals.
  Robert Garrett (b. 1875) — of Roland Park, Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore County, Md., June 24, 1875. Republican. Banker; candidate for Maryland state house of delegates, 1903, 1905; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1904, 1906, 1908; member of Maryland Republican State Central Committee, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1912. Presbyterian. Member, American Historical Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Harrison Garrett and Alice Dickinson (Whitridge) Garrett; brother of John Work Garrett (1872-1942); married, May 1, 1907, to Katharine Barker Johnson.
  Horace Weldon Gilmore (1918-2010) — also known as Horace W. Gilmore — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, April 4, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1956-80; appointed 1956; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1972; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1980-91; took senior status 1991. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; NAACP. Died January 25, 2010 (age 91 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Thomas Gilmore and Lucille (Weldon) Gilmore; married to Mary Talbott Hays.
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article
  Charles Carroll Glover, Jr. (b. 1888) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., January 1, 1888. Republican. Investment banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (alternate), 1940; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee, 1928; member, Resolutions Committee, 1940. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Charles Carroll
  Joseph Clark Grew (1880-1965) — also known as Joseph C. Grew — of Hancock, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Manchester, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 27, 1880. U.S. Deputy Consul General in Cairo, 1904-06; secretary to American delegation, Armistace conference of Supreme War Council, Versailles, 1918; secretary general with rank of Minister, American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1918-19; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1920-21; Switzerland, 1921-24; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1927-32; Japan, 1932-38. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Navy League. One of five retired diplomats who co-signed an open letter in 1954 protesting U.S. Sen. Joe McCarthy's attacks on the Foreign Service. Died May 25, 1965 (age 84 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Sturgis Grew and Annie Crawford (Clark) Grew; married, October 7, 1905, to Alice de Vermandois Perry (died 1959; niece by marriage of August Belmont; granddaughter of Matthew C. Perry (1794-1858; Commdore, U.S. Navy)); father of Elizabeth Sturgis Grew (who married Cecil Burton Lyon) and Lilla Cabot Grew (who married Jay Pierrepont Moffat (1896-1943)).
  Political families: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York; Grew-Lyon-Belmont family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books about Joseph C. Grew: Masanori Nakamura, The Japanese Monarchy, 1931-1991 : Ambassador Joseph Grew and the Making of the Symbol Emperor System — Waldo H. Heinrichs, Jr., American Ambassador : Joseph C. Grew and the Development of the United States Diplomatic Tradition
  Clarence Eugene Hancock (1885-1948) — also known as Clarence E. Hancock — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 13, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York, 1927-47 (35th District 1927-45, 36th District 1945-47); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in a hospital at Washington, D.C., January 3, 1948 (age 62 years, 324 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore E. Hancock (1847-1916) and Martha B. (Connelly) Hancock; married, October 4, 1912, to Emily W. Shonk.
  Syracuse Hancock International Airport (opened 1949 as Clarence E. Hancock Airport), in Syracuse, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Isbell Henshaw (1825-1865) — Born in Clarke County, Ala., November 7, 1825. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1851-52; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Claiborne, Monroe County, Ala., August 23, 1865 (age 39 years, 289 days). Interment at McConnico Cemetery, Monroe County, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Henshaw (1783-1853) and Elizabeth (Isbell) Henshaw (1786-1878); brother of Elizabeth Sargent Henshaw (1827-1856; who married Rufus Campbell Torrey (1813-1882)); married, August 18, 1848, to Mary Anderson Isbell (1824-1901; who later married Rufus Campbell Torrey (1813-1882)); father of Mary Montague 'Mollie' Henshaw (1850-1932; who married Harry Theophilus Toulmin); nephew of David Henshaw (1791-1852); third cousin once removed of Horace Boies; third cousin twice removed of Herbert B. Boies.
  Political family: Henshaw-Torrey family of Claiborne, Alabama.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  D-Cady Herrick II (1908-1974) — of Slingerlands, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., March 5, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1947-54. Christian Reformed. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Pi Delta Epsilon. Died February 20, 1974 (age 65 years, 352 days). Interment at North Chatham Cemetery, North Chatham, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Jonathan Herrick (1877-1960) and Cara Wickes (Stephens) Herrick (1880-1954); married 1941 to Katharine Griffin (1915-1988); nephew of Louise Brown Herrick (1872-1957; who married Robert Edwin Whalen) and Walter Richmond Herrick (1877-1953); grandson of D-Cady Herrick; great-grandson of Jonathan R. Herrick.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry B. Hershey — of Taylorville, Christian County, Ill. Born in Mifflin, Richland County, Ohio. Democrat. Lawyer; Christian County State's Attorney, 1912-20; mayor of Taylorville, Ill., 1922-26; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1938; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1938-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1948; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1940; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1951-66 (2nd District 1951-63, 5th District 1964-66). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill (1879-1941) — also known as John Philip Hill — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., May 2, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1910-15; candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1921-27; defeated, 1908, 1928, 1930, 1936; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 3rd District, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Moose; Odd Fellows. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1941 (age 62 years, 21 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Hill and Kate Watts (Clayton) Hill; married, October 28, 1913, to Suzanne Howell Carroll (1889-1962; daughter of John Howell Carroll; third great-granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832)).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Owen McMahon Johnson (1878-1952) — also known as Owen Johnson — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass.; Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 27, 1878. Democrat. Author; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1936, 1938. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass., January 27, 1952 (age 73 years, 153 days). Interment at Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Katharine (McMahon) Johnson and Robert Underwood Johnson (1853-1937); married, May 23, 1901, to Mary Galt Stockly (died 1911); married, February 1, 1912, to Esther Ellen Cobb (singer, known as Mme. Cobina; divorced 1917); married, July 2, 1917, to Cecile Denis de la Garde (died 1918); married, January 20, 1921, to Catherine Sayre Burton (died 1923); married, January 31, 1926, to Gertrude (Bovee) Le Boutillier.
  Otto Kerner, Jr. (1908-1976) — of Glenview, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 15, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1947-54; county judge in Illinois, 1954-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Governor of Illinois, 1961-68; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1968-74; resigned 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum; Military Order of the World Wars; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. While serving as Governor, he and another official made a gain of over $300,000 in a stock deal which prosecutors later characterized as bribery. Convicted in 1973 on 17 counts of bribery, conspiracy, perjury, and related charges; sentenced to three years in federal prison and fined $50,000. Died of cancer, May 9, 1976 (age 67 years, 268 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rose Barbara (Chmelik) Kerner and Otto Kerner; married, October 29, 1934, to Helena I. Cermak (daughter of Anton Joseph Cermak (1873-1933)).
  Political family: Kerner-Cermak family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Cross-reference: Milton Rakove
  See also NNDB dossier
  Goodwin Jess Knight (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  George Van Ness Lothrop (1817-1897) — also known as George V. N. Lothrop — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Easton, Bristol County, Mass., August 8, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; Michigan state attorney general, 1848-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1856, 1860; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1860; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1885-88. English ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in 1897 (age about 79 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Lothrop and Sally (Williams) Lothrop; brother of Edwin H. Lothrop (1806-1874); married 1847 to Almira Strong; grandfather of Isabella Lothrop (daughter-in-law of Henry Munroe Campbell).
  Political family: Lothrop-Campbell family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Abbot Augustus Low (1889-1963) — also known as A. Augustus Low; Gus Low — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; Sabattis, Hamilton County, N.Y. Born in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 1, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Old Forge Electric Company, 1928-37; president, Utica Gas and Electric Company, 1934-36; executive vice-president, Brooklyn Edison, and vice-president of its successor, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, electric utilities; chair of Hamilton County Republican Party, 1930-42, 1955; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1948, 1952; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 35th District, 1938; Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Member, American Legion; Sons of the Revolution; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1963 (age 74 years, 115 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Hamilton County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Abbot Augustus Low (died 1912) and Marian (Ward) Low; married, August 22, 1912, to Elizabeth Stewart Claflin (divorced 1922); married 1923 to Vahdah Gara Smith; nephew of Seth Low (1850-1916).
  Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Spencer Miller, Jr. (b. 1891) — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., July 2, 1891. Village president of South Orange, New Jersey, 1944; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Alpha Delta Phi; Pi Gamma Mu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Margaret Montague Geer.
Charles Hine Nettleton Charles Hine Nettleton (b. 1850) — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn.; Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 29, 1850. Warden (borough president) of Shelton, Connecticut, 1882-83; president, New Haven Gas Light Company; president, Birmingham National Bank; general manager, Birmingham Water Company. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Union League; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Nettleton and Ellen (Hine) Nettleton; married, November 11, 1874, to Katharine Arold.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Jacob Van Vechten Olcott (1856-1940) — also known as J. Van Vechten Olcott — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Delta Phi; Union League. Died June 1, 1940 (age 84 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John N. Olcott and Euphemia Helen (Knox) Olcott; brother of William Morrow Knox Olcott (1862-?); married, April 19, 1882, to Laura I. Hoffman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Packard (1912-1996) — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., September 7, 1912. Republican. Co-founder and chief executive, Hewlett-Packard electronics and computer company; U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1969-71; director, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Crocker-Citizens National Bank, General Dynamics Corp., U.S. Steel Corp., Trans World Airways, Standard Oil of California, Caterpillar Tractor Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; Presidential Elector for California, 1972; philanthropist. Member, Trilateral Commission; Alpha Delta Phi; Tau Beta Pi; Sigma Xi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, in Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif., March 26, 1996 (age 83 years, 201 days). Interment at Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Sperry Sidney Packard and Ella Lorna (Graber) Packard; married, April 8, 1938, to Lucile Salter.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beaumont Parks (1868-1929) — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1868. Democrat. Superintendent, Standard Oil refinery; mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1910-13. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi. Died February 25, 1929 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Parks and Jane Parks; married, October 25, 1892, to Helen M. Ogram (died 1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willys Ruggles Peck (1882-1952) — also known as Willys R. Peck — Born in Tientsin, China, of American parents, October 24, 1882. U.S. Consul in Tsingtao, 1914, 1916, 1921; U.S. Vice Consul General in Hankow, 1914-15; U.S. Consul General in Nanking, 1931-32; U.S. Minister to Thailand, 1941. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in 1952 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Palmer Peck (M.D.) and Celia (Flagg) Peck; married, July 26, 1910, to Alice Benton Jones.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Harting Percy (1919-2011) — also known as Charles H. Percy — of Kenilworth, Cook County, Ill.; Wilmette, Cook County, Ill. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., September 27, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; President and CEO, Bell & Howell, 1949-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964, 1968, 1972; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1964; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1967-85; defeated, 1984. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Delta Phi. Died September 17, 2011 (age 91 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward H. Percy and Elizabeth (Harting) Percy; married, June 12, 1943, to Jeanne Valerie Dickerson; married, August 27, 1950, to Loraine Diane Guyer; father of Sharon Percy Rockefeller and Sharon Percy (who married John Davison Rockefeller IV (1937-)).
  Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Milton Rakove
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968) — also known as Edgar M. Queeny — of St. Louis, Mo.; Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 29, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; president (1928-43) and chairman (1943-60), Monsanto Chemical Company; board chairman, Barnes Hospital; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940, 1956. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, from a heart ailment, in Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo., July 7, 1968 (age 70 years, 282 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Queeny (1859-1933; founder of Monsanto Chemical Works in 1901) and Olga (Monsanto) Queeny; married, November 10, 1919, to Ethel Schneider (1898-1975).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Trowbridge Quirk (1903-1969) — also known as Daniel T. Quirk; Dan T. Quirk — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 8, 1903. President and treasurer, Peninsular Paper Company; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1947-53. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died October 21, 1969 (age 66 years, 135 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Quirk, Jr. (1871-1955) and Julia (Trowbridge) Quirk; brother of Nancy Lace Quirk (who married Gerhard Mennen Williams (1911-1988)); married, February 27, 1926, to Jeanne Hastings Grover.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Burton Reynolds (b. 1870) — also known as James B. Reynolds — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., February 17, 1870. Republican. Newspaper reporter; secretary of Massachusetts Republican Party, 1896-1905; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1905-09; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1912-16; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1916. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Reynolds and Sarah C. (Morgan) Reynolds.
Ellis H. Roberts Ellis Henry Roberts (1827-1918) — also known as Ellis H. Roberts — of Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., September 30, 1827. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1864, 1868; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1867; U.S. Representative from New York, 1871-75 (21st District 1871-73, 22nd District 1873-75); defeated, 1874; banker; Treasurer of the United States, 1897-1905. Presbyterian. Welsh ancestry. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Skull and Bones; American Historical Association. Died in 1918 (age about 90 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Watkin Roberts and Gwen (Williams) Roberts; married, June 24, 1851, to Elizabeth Morris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt; "F.D.R." — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1944; contracted polio in the early 1920s; as a result, his legs were paralyzed for the rest of his life; Governor of New York, 1929-33; President of the United States, 1933-45; died in office 1945; on February 15, 1933, in Miami, Fla., he and Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak were shot at by Guiseppe Zangara; Cermak was hit and mortally wounded. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Grange; Knights of Pythias. Led the nation through the Depression and World War II. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Ga., April 12, 1945 (age 63 years, 72 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Roosevelt (1828-1900) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt (1854-1941); married, March 17, 1905, to Eleanor Roosevelt (niece of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); first cousin of Corinne Douglas Robinson); father of James Roosevelt (1907-1991), Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; half-uncle of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; first cousin of Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) and Katharine Price Collier St. George; first cousin once removed of Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; who married Francis Emanuel Shober); first cousin four times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Caroline Astor Drayton (who married William Phillips); second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Jabez Williams Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Roger Wolcott and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Ross T. McIntire — Milton Lipson — W. W. Howes — Bruce Barton — Hamilton Fish, Jr. — Joseph W. Martin, Jr. — Samuel I. Rosenman — Rexford G. Tugwell — Raymond Moley — Adolf A. Berle — George E. Allen — Lorence E. Asman — Grenville T. Emmet — Eliot Janeway — Jonathan Daniels — Ralph Bellamy
  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge (opened 1962), over Lubec Narrows, between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, is named for him.  — The borough of Roosevelt, New Jersey (originally Jersey Homesteads; renamed 1945), is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Frank Garrison
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. dime (ten cent coin).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II — Joseph Alsop & Roland Gelatt, FDR : 1882-1945 — Bernard Bellush, Franklin Roosevelt as Governor of New York — Robert H. Jackson, That Man : An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jonas Klein, Beloved Island : Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello — Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom — Charles Peters, Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World — Steven Neal, Happy Days Are Here Again : The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever — H. W. Brands, Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Alan Brinkley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Stanley Weintraub, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life — Karen Bornemann Spies, Franklin D. Roosevelt (for young readers)
  Critical books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Jim Powell, FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression — John T. Flynn, The Roosevelt Myth — Burton W. Folsom, New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America
  Fiction about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Philip Roth, The Plot Against America: A Novel
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) — also known as "T.R."; "Teddy"; "The Colonel"; "The Hero of San Juan Hill"; "The Rough Rider"; "Trust-Buster"; "The Happy Warrior"; "The Bull Moose" — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1858. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1882-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884, 1900; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1886; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of New York, 1899-1901; Vice President of the United States, 1901; President of the United States, 1901-09; defeated (Progressive), 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916. Christian Reformed. Dutch ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi; Union League. Received the Medal of Honor for leading a charge up San Juan Hill during battle there, July 1, 1898. While campaigning for president in Milwaukee, Wis., on October 14, 1912, was shot in the chest by John F. Schrank; despite the injury, he continued his speech for another hour and a half before seeking medical attention. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1906; elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1950. Died in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., January 6, 1919 (age 60 years, 71 days). Interment at Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. (1831-1878) and Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt (1835-1884); brother of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Anna L. Roosevelt (1855-1931; who married William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923)); married, October 27, 1880, to Alice Hathaway Lee (1861-1884); married, December 2, 1886, to Edith Kermit Carow (1861-1948; first cousin once removed of Daniel Putnam Tyler); father of Alice Lee Roosevelt (who married Nicholas Longworth) and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; nephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; uncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934), Eleanor Roosevelt (who married Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)), Corinne Robinson Alsop and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; great-grandfather-in-law of William Floyd Weld; great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; second great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch; second cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Martin Van Buren; fourth cousin once removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Gifford Pinchot — David J. Leahy — William Barnes, Jr. — Oliver D. Burden — William J. Youngs — George B. Cortelyou — Mason Mitchell — Frederic MacMaster — John Goodnow — William Loeb, Jr.
  Roosevelt counties in Mont. and N.M. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Theodore BassettTheodore R. McKeldinTheodore R. KupfermanTheodore Roosevelt Britton, Jr.
  Personal motto: "Speak softly and carry a big stick."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Theodore Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — H. W. Brands, T.R : The Last Romantic — Edmund Morris, Theodore Rex — Edmund Morris, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt — John Morton Blum, The Republican Roosevelt — Richard D. White, Jr., Roosevelt the Reformer : Theodore Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner, 1889-1895 — Frederick W. Marks III, Velvet on Iron : The Diplomacy of Theodore Roosevelt — James Chace, 1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs : The Election that Changed the Country — Patricia O'Toole, When Trumpets Call : Theodore Roosevelt After the White House — Candice Millard, The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey — Lewis Einstein, Roosevelt : His Mind in Action — Rick Marshall, Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt: Illustrated with More Than 250 Vintage Political Cartoons
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1901
  Julius Hubbell Seymour (b. 1855) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., October 30, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1901-02. Member, Union League; Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Edmund Seymour and Susan Katherine (Hubbell) Seymour; first cousin once removed of Charles Seymour (1821-?); third cousin once removed of John Sammis Seymour.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Herbert B. Shonk Herbert Bronson Shonk (1881-1930) — also known as Herbert B. Shonk — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., October 28, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; oil business; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1923-30; died in office 1930. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pneumonia, following a heart attack, in White Plains Hospital, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., September 26, 1930 (age 48 years, 333 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery, Scarsdale, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Shonk; married 1907 to Gertrude Knight (daughter of Erastus Cole Knight (1857-?)).
  Political family: Shonk-Knight family of New York.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  James Garfield Stewart (b. 1881) — also known as James G. Stewart — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, November 17, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1938-47; resigned 1947; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1944; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1957. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James A. Garfield
  Thomas Sweeney (b. 1903) — also known as Tom Sweeney — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 18, 1903. Republican. Insurance business; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1934; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1939-42; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1940, 1946, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1948, 1956, 1960; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Alpha Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas B. Sweeney and Nelle Katherine (Zurmuehlen) Sweeney.
  Frank William Taussig (1859-1940) — also known as Frank W. Taussig; "The American Marshall" — Born in St. Louis, Mo., December 28, 1859. University professor; economist; chair, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1917-19. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 11, 1940 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Taussig and Adele (Wurpel) Taussig; brother of Walter M. Taussig (1862-1923).
  Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen Towner Treadway (1867-1947) — also known as Allen T. Treadway — of Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., September 16, 1867. Republican. Hotel proprietor; director, Berkshire Trust Co.; trustee, Stockbridge Savings Bank; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1908-11; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1913-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Grange; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in 1947 (age about 79 years). Interment at Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Denton Treadway and Harriet (Heaton) Treadway; married, October 25, 1893, to Sylvia Shares.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Somerville Pinkney Tuck, Jr. (1891-1967) — also known as S. Pinkney Tuck; "Kippy" — of New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., May 31, 1891. Democrat. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Alexandria, as of 1916-17; U.S. Consul in Alexandria, as of 1919-21; Samsun, as of 1921; Vladivostok, 1922-23; Geneva, 1924-28; U.S. Minister to Egypt, 1944; U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, 1946. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, in the American Hospital, Paris, France, April 21, 1967 (age 75 years, 325 days). Interment at St. Barnabas Church Cemetery, Upper Marlboro, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Somerville Pinkney Tuck (1848-1923) and Emily Rosalie Snowden (Marshall) Tuck (1858-1940); nephew of Hudson Snowden Marshall.
  Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Underwood (1816-1859) — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., January 4, 1816. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 2nd District, 1851-52; mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1854; resigned 1854. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., May 25, 1859 (age 43 years, 141 days). Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Underwood.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Frederick Upton (b. 1921) — also known as David F. Upton — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich., November 13, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; business executive; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Berrien County 1st District, 1961-62; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1963-64; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1964; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1974, 1976. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Alpha Delta Phi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Stanley Upton and Margaret (Beckley) Upton; married to Harriet W. Skinner; uncle of Frederick Stephen Upton (1953-).
  Political family: Upton family of St. Joseph, Michigan.
  Frederick Stephen Upton (b. 1953) — also known as Fred Upton — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., April 23, 1953. Republican. U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1987-2003 (4th District 1987-93, 6th District 1993-2003). Protestant. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Edward Upton and Elizabeth B. (Vial) Upton; nephew of David Frederick Upton (1921-?); grandson of Frederick Stanley Upton.
  Political family: Upton family of St. Joseph, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Encyclopedia of American Loons
George Wadsworth II George Wadsworth II (1893-1958) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 3, 1893. University professor; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nantes, 1917-19; Constantinople, 1919-20; Sofia, 1920; Alexandria, 1920-21; U.S. Consul in Cairo, 1922-24, 1928-31; U.S. Consul General in Bucharest, 1935; Jerusalem, 1936-40; Damascus, 1942-44; Beirut, 1942-44; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Syria, 1942-44; Lebanon, 1942-44; U.S. Minister to Lebanon, 1944-47; Syria, 1944-47; Iraq, 1946-48; Yemen, 1953-57; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1948-52; Czechoslovakia, 1952-53; Saudi Arabia, 1953-58. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Died, of cancer, March 5, 1958 (age 64 years, 336 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cowles Wadsworth and Mabel (Miller) Wadsworth; married, May 21, 1921, to Dorothy Maynard Lasell (died 1928); married, May 1, 1936, to Norma Mack (died 1946; daughter of Norman Edward Mack and Harriet Taggart Mack (1862?-?)).
  Political family: Mack-Wadsworth family of Buffalo, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1917)
  Joseph Walker Wear (b. 1876) — also known as Joseph W. Wear — of Penllyn, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 27, 1876. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Doubles champion of U.S. in court tennis; racquet doubles champion of U.S.; chair, Davis Cup committee. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Hutchinson Wear and Nancy (Holliday) Wear; married, April 14, 1903, to Adaline Coleman Potter (died 1935).
  Bartow Sumter Weeks (1861-1922) — also known as Bartow S. Weeks — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Round Hill, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., April 25, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of George Gordon Battle and H. Snowden Marshall; candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1898; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913, 1914-22; appointed 1913; defeated, 1913; appointed 1914; died in office 1922. Member, Tammany Hall; Alpha Delta Phi; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., February 3, 1922 (age 60 years, 284 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Astor Weeks (1822-1891) and Aletha (White) Weeks (1826-1901); married 1900 to Antoinette Mataran (died 1900); married 1901 to Emma B. Sears (1863-1917); married 1918 to Josephine (de Martigny) Smith (c.1878-1939).
  Harvey Randall Wickes (1889-1974) — also known as H. Randall Wickes — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., September 1, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; business executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Alpha Delta Phi; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., October 6, 1974 (age 85 years, 35 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Tuthill Wickes and Fanny (Hamilton) Wickes; married, February 15, 1915, to Ruth Brady.
  Rollin Robbins Winslow (b. 1893) — also known as Rollin R. Winslow — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich., August 11, 1893. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Florence, 1920-21; Vladivostok, 1922-23; Batavia, 1923; Soerabaya, 1923-25; U.S. Consul in Soerabaya, 1925; Winnipeg, 1926-28; Trieste, 1930-34; Plymouth, 1934-35; Quebec City, as of 1940-43. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Bertrand Winslow and Cynthia Kelly (Robbins) Winslow; married 1922 to Mary Locke Macgowan.
  John Quinby Wood (b. 1867) — also known as John Q. Wood — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, June 24, 1867. College professor; lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in Milan, 1909-10; U.S. Consul in Venice, 1910; Tripoli, 1910-13; Chemnitz, 1914-17; Marseille, 1917; SAINT Michaels, 1917-19; Tiflis, 1919; Le Havre, 1919; Frankfort, 1921-22; Veracruz, 1922-26; Messina, as of 1929; Strasbourg, as of 1932; U.S. Consul General in Addis Ababa, 1913-14. Congregationalist. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Wood and Mary (Farnham) Wood; married 1901 to Harriet Goddard.
  William Young (b. 1870) — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., April 23, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Lycoming County Republican Party, 1896-97; member of New York state assembly, 1905-07 (New York County 21st District 1905-06, New York County 17th District 1907). Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Young and Caroline (Van Patten) Young.
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