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  Jefferson Randolph Anderson (b. 1861) — also known as J. Randolph Anderson — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 4, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney for several railroads; director, Savannah Bank and Trust Co.; director, Savannah Electric & Power Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1905-06, 1909-12; member of Georgia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1907-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912 (speaker); member of Georgia state senate, 1913-14. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. and Jane Margaret (Randolph) Anderson; married, November 27, 1895, to Anne Page Wilder.
  Warren Mattice Anderson (1915-2007) — also known as Warren M. Anderson — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Bainbridge, Chenango County, N.Y., October 16, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state senate, 1953-88 (45th District 1953-54, 47th District 1955-65, 55th District 1966, 47th District 1967-82, 51st District 1983-88); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972, 1976, 1980; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1985-86. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center, Johnson City, Broome County, N.Y., June 1, 2007 (age 91 years, 228 days). Interment at Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edna (Mattice) Anderson and Floyd E. Anderson (1891-1976); married, June 28, 1941, to Eleanor C. Sanford (died 1996).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Homer Daniel Angell (1875-1968) — also known as Homer D. Angell — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born near The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., January 12, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1929-31, 1935; member of Oregon state senate, 1937-38; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1939-55. Member, American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Humane Society; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 31, 1968 (age 93 years, 79 days). Entombed at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Angell and Susan P. (Yeomans) Angell; married, July 29, 1908, to Mayme Henton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Shirk Arthur, Jr. (1917-2011) — also known as Charles Arthur — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Born in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, July 16, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Riley County Attorney, 1949-53; chair of Riley County Republican Party, 1953-55; mayor of Manhattan, Kan., 1956-57; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1957-65; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1963-64; member of Kansas state senate, 1965-69. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Manhattan, Riley County, Kan., February 16, 2011 (age 93 years, 215 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Shirk Arthur and Anna (Pearson) Arthur; married, March 29, 1944, to Mary Ann Bowen.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee Atwater (1951-1991) — also known as Harvey LeRoy Atwater — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., February 27, 1951. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1989-91. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Self proclaimed "dirty tricks" political strategist; rhythm and blues guitarist. Died, from brain cancer, in Washington, D.C., March 29, 1991 (age 40 years, 30 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey Dillard Atwater and Alma 'Toddy' (Page) Atwater; married 1978 to Sally Dunbar.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Lee Atwater: John Brady, Bad Boy : The Life and Politics of Lee Atwater
  Phillip Benjamin Baldwin (1924-2002) — of Marshall, Harrison County, Tex. Born in Marshall, Harrison County, Tex., December 23, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; chair of Harrison County Democratic Party, 1962-67; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1968-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982-86; took senior status 1986. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., April 20, 2002 (age 77 years, 118 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Baldwin and Lucille (Jones) Baldwin; married 1949 to Mertie Juanita Bellamy.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William Julius Barker (1886-1968) — also known as William J. Barker — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Bartow, Polk County, Fla.; Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., June 25, 1886. Lawyer; circuit judge in Florida, 1925-40; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1940-59; took senior status 1959. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died April 13, 1968 (age 81 years, 293 days). Interment somewhere in Tampa, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William Dobbs Barker and Kate (Agricola) Barker; married, October 20, 1916, to Pauline Eleanor Bigham.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Bion Lamott Bates (1884-1975) — also known as Bion L. Bates — of Ovid, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Elsie, Clinton County, Mich., October 4, 1884. Republican. Dentist; member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1947-50; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons. Died in Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich., March 4, 1975 (age 90 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  John Stewart Battle (1890-1972) — also known as John S. Battle — of Charlottesville, Va. Born in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., July 11, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1930-33; member of Virginia state senate, 1934-49 (27th District 1934-35, 26th District 1936-49); Governor of Virginia, 1950-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons. Died April 9, 1972 (age 81 years, 273 days). Interment at Monticello Memorial Park, Charlottesville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Henry Wilson Battle and Margaret (Stewart) Battle; married, June 12, 1918, to Mary Jane 'Janie' Lipscomb (1899-1990); father of William Cullen Battle (1920-?).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lucius Durham Battle (1918-2008) — also known as Lucius D. Battle; Luke Battle — of Washington, D.C. Born in Dawson, Terrell County, Ga., June 1, 1918. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; Foreign Service officer; personal aide to Secretary of State Dean Acheson; U.S. Ambassador to United Arab Republic, 1964-67. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2008 (age 89 years, 347 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Lazarus Battle and Jewel Beatrice (Durham) Battle; married, October 1, 1949, to Betty Jane Davis (1924-2004).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Birch Evans Bayh, Jr. (1928-2019) — also known as Birch Bayh — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., January 22, 1928. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1954-62; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1959-60; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1963-81; defeated, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1964, 1968 (speaker); candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Izaak Walton League; Jaycees; Farm Bureau; Elks; Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., March 14, 2019 (age 91 years, 51 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Birch Evans Bayh (1893-1971) and Leah (Hollingsworth) Bayh (1897-1940); married, August 24, 1952, to Marvella Hern (1933-1979); father of Birch Evans Bayh III (1955-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Christie Benet (1879-1951) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., December 26, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Solicitor, 5th Circuit, 1908-09; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1918. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 30, 1951 (age 71 years, 94 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Christie Benet and Susan (McGowan) Benet; married, October 17, 1906, to Alice Van Yeveren Haskell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles H. Betts (b. 1863) — of Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y. Born in Wolcott town, Wayne County, N.Y., April 14, 1863. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1904-18; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 42nd District, 1915; member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1920-22; postmaster at Lyons, N.Y., 1928. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Robert Worth Bingham (1871-1937) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Orange County, N.C., November 8, 1871. Lawyer; publisher of Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1907; Republican candidate for Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1910; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1911; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1933-37. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 18, 1937 (age 66 years, 40 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Robert Bingham and Delphine Louise (Worth) Bingham; married, May 20, 1896, to Eleanor E. Miller (died 1913); married, November 15, 1916, to Mary Lily (Kenan) Flagler; married, August 20, 1924, to Mrs. James Byron Hilliard.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Walter J. Bristow, Jr. Walter James Bristow, Jr. (b. 1924) — also known as Walter J. Bristow, Jr. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., October 14, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Richland County, 1957-58; member of South Carolina state senate, 1959-76 (Richland County 1959-66, 21st District 1967-68, 10th District 1969-72, 7th District 1972-76); circuit judge in South Carolina 5th Circuit; elected 1976. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Exchange Club; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 1976.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Walter J. Bristow and Caroline Belser (Melton) Bristow; married, September 12, 1952, to Katherine Stewart Mullins.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  John Fletcher Bruton (b. 1861) — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Wentworth, Rockingham County, N.C., May 29, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president, North Carolina Home Insurance Co.; director, Carolina Telephone & Telegraph Co.;; mayor of Wilson, N.C., 1894-96. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Rasbury Bruton and Margaret G. (Nixon) Bruton; married, November 15, 1887, to Hattie Tartt Barnes.
  Richard Hudson Bryan (b. 1937) — also known as Richard H. Bryan — of Nevada. Born in Washington, D.C., July 16, 1937. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Nevada state senate, 1972-78; Nevada state attorney general, 1979-83; defeated, 1974; Governor of Nevada, 1983-89; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1989-2001; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1996, 2000. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Cecil Farris Bryant (1914-2002) — also known as C. Farris Bryant — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., July 26, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1942, 1946-55; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1953-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952, 1960 (alternate), 1968; Governor of Florida, 1961-65. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Jaycees; Alpha Kappa Psi; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Died, in a hospital at Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., March 1, 2002 (age 87 years, 218 days). Interment at Highland Memorial Park, Ocala, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Cecil Bryant and Lela (Farris) Bryant; married, September 18, 1940, to Julia Burnett.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Gordon Hubert Butler (1889-1964) — also known as Gordon H. Butler — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Scipio, Jennings County, Ind., February 10, 1889. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil engineer; general contractor; president, Polaris Concrete Products Company; bank director; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Minnesota state senate, 1951-64 (57th District 1951-62, 61st District 1963-64); died in office 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; Elks; Eagles. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., August 1, 1964 (age 75 years, 173 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, Minn.
  Relatives: Married to Annabelle Dunning.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  George Charles Butte (1877-1940) — also known as George C. Butte — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1924; Puerto Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Society for International Law; American Law Institute; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following surgery for an intestinal blockage, in American Hospital, Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, January 18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Felix Butte and Lena Clara (Stoes) Butte; married, August 21, 1898, to Bertha Lattimore (1878-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. (1930-1998) — also known as Lawton Chiles; "Walkin' Lawton" — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Born in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., April 3, 1930. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1959-67; member of Florida state senate, 1967-71; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1971-89; Governor of Florida, 1991-98; died in office 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996 (delegation chair). Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of a heart condition, in the Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., December 12, 1998 (age 68 years, 253 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.; reinterment at a private or family graveyard, Leon County, Fla.
  Relatives: Uncle of Kay Hagan (1953-).
  Lawton Chiles Middle School, in Miami, Florida, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Robert LeRoy Cochran (1886-1963) — also known as Roy Cochran — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Avoca, Cass County, Neb., January 28, 1886. Democrat. Civil engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Nebraska, 1935-41; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1940; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Society of Civil Engineers. Died February 23, 1963 (age 77 years, 26 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Cochran and Jane (Wilkinson) Cochran; married, March 18, 1919, to Aileen Gantt.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Harry Buffington Coffee (1890-1972) — also known as Harry B. Coffee — of Chadron, Dawes County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born near Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., March 16, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; rancher; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 5th District, 1935-43. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., October 3, 1972 (age 82 years, 201 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Buffington Coffee and Mary Elizabeth (Tisdale) Coffee; married, November 30, 1935, to Katharine Newbranch Douglas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
D. Leigh Colvin David Leigh Colvin (1880-1959) — also known as D. Leigh Colvin — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in South Charleston, Clark County, Ohio, January 28, 1880. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1914 (15th District), 1922 (11th District); candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1916 (Prohibition), 1932 (Law Preservation); Prohibition candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1917; Prohibition candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; Chairman of Prohibition National Committee, 1926-32; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1936. Methodist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, from uremia, in Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., September 7, 1959 (age 79 years, 222 days). Interment at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Westfield, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of David Taylor Colvin and Maria (Larkin) Colvin; married, September 19, 1906, to Mamie White (1883-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Ingham County News, July 16, 1936
  J. Eugene Cook (b. 1904) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Wrightsville, Johnson County, Ga., April 4, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia state attorney general, 1945-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1965-67. Baptist. Member, Delta Sigma Pi; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Elks; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Monroe Cook and Ida (Preston) Cook; married, June 28, 1928, to Julia Adelaide McClatchey.
  Hugh W. Cross (b. 1896) — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Born in Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill., August 24, 1896. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 38th District, 1933-40; Speaker of the Illinois State House of Representatives, 1939-40; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1941-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1949-55; resigned under fire from the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1955, following a unanimous vote of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to open an inquiry into the propriety of his actions influencing the award of a Chicago transportation contract; the committee later reported that he had "made a mistake and acted indiscreetly". Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Larry Crow (b. 1959) — of Florida. Born in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., December 2, 1959. Republican. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives 49th District, 1995-. Baptist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Still living as of 1999.
  Ewin Lamar Davis (1876-1949) — also known as Ewin L. Davis — of Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tenn. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., February 5, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1904; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1910-18; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1919-33; defeated, 1932; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1933-49; died in office 1949; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1935, 1940, 1945. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., October 23, 1949 (age 73 years, 260 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tullahoma, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of McLin H. Davis and Christina Lee (Shoffner) Davis; brother of Norman Hezekiah Davis (1878-1944); married, December 28, 1898, to Carolyn Windsor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Raymond Davis (b. 1877) — also known as W. R. Davis — of Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio. Born in Edinburg, Portage County, Ohio, June 6, 1877. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1913-14. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dexter D. Davis and Frances Ellen (Turner) Davis; married, July 17, 1907, to Jennie E. Turner.
  Peter Joseph De Muth (1892-1993) — also known as Peter J. De Muth — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 1, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; real estate business; building contractor; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 8th District, 1926; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 30th District, 1937-39. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Alpha Tau Omega; Knights of Columbus; Eagles. Died in Orange County, Calif., April 3, 1993 (age 101 years, 92 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John De Muth and Barbara (Dietrich) De Muth; married, October 30, 1928, to Elizabeth Quick.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
King Dixon King Dixon (b. 1908) — of near Laurens, Laurens County, S.C. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., October 2, 1908. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; ice and fuel oil dealer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Laurens County, 1955-56; member of South Carolina state senate from Laurens County, 1961-64. Baptist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Rotary; Blue Key. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Montgomery Dixon and Sarah Youmans (King) Dixon; married, August 14, 1926, to Katharine Simmons.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Paul Rand Dixon (1913-1996) — also known as Paul R. Dixon — of Washington, D.C.; Brentwood, Williamson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 29, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1961-81; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1961-69, 1976. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died May 2, 1996 (age 82 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James David Dixon and Sarah (Munn) Dixon; married, October 11, 1939, to Dores Busby.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Marsh Douglas (b. 1896) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 6, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri, 1935-37; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1937-47; appointed 1937. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Law Institute. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Bond Douglas and Francesca (Kimball) Douglas; married, August 5, 1939, to Mary Elizabeth Lumaghi.
  James Oliver Eastland (1904-1986) — also known as James O. Eastland; "Slippery Jim" — of Morton, Scott County, Miss.; Ruleville, Sunflower County, Miss. Born in Doddsville, Sunflower County, Miss., November 28, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1928-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1941, 1943-79. Methodist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died February 19, 1986 (age 81 years, 83 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Forest, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Woods Caperton Eastland and Alma (Austin) Eastland; married, July 6, 1932, to Elizabeth Coleman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about James O. Eastland: Chris Myers Asch, The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer
  Harry Willson Farr (1887-1965) — also known as Harry W. Farr — of Greeley, Weld County, Colo. Born in Greeley, Weld County, Colo., August 17, 1887. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (alternate), 1952; president, Home Light and Power Co., 1944-61; bank director. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Alpha Tau Omega. Died March 3, 1965 (age 77 years, 198 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Farr and Jennie D. (Willson) Farr; married, June 1, 1909, to Hazel L. Daven.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Leroy Farrar (b. 1929) — also known as Frank L. Farrar — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Born in Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak., April 2, 1929. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; South Dakota state attorney general, 1963-69; Governor of South Dakota, 1969-71. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Jaycees; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Married to Patricia Henley.
  Homer Folks (b. 1867) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hanover, Jackson County, Mich., February 18, 1867. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 29th District, 1899; president, New York State Probation Commission. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Roy C. Fox (b. 1890) — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa, October 10, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney, 1920-26; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1926-34. Disciples of Christ. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Fox and Sarah Louise (McMahon) Fox; married, May 6, 1922, to Frankie A. Juvinall.
  Frank Hoyt Gailor (1892-1954) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Sewanee, Franklin County, Tenn., May 9, 1892. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1921; member of Tennessee state senate, 1923; Shelby County Attorney, 1936-41; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1941-42; justice of Tennessee state supreme court, 1942-48. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion. Died in 1954 (age about 62 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Ellen Douglas (Cunningham) Gailor (1854-1931) and Thomas Frank Gailor; brother of Ellen Douglas Gailor (1897-1954; daughter-in-law of Grover Cleveland (1837-1908); who married Richard Folsom Cleveland); married, August 9, 1922, to Mary Louise Pennel (1902-1962).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hampson Gary (1873-1952) — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex.; Washington, D.C. Born in Tyler, Smith County, Tex., April 23, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president, Royall National Bank; director, Guaranty State Bank; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1901-02; member of Texas Democratic State Executive Committee, 1902-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1908; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Egypt, 1917-18; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1917-20; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1920-21. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died April 18, 1952 (age 78 years, 361 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Newman Gary and Martha Isabella (Boren) Gary; married, December 18, 1901, to Bessie Royall.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Otis Allan Glazebrook (1845-1931) — also known as Otis A. Glazebrook — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Richmond, Va., October 13, 1845. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; founder of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, while a student at the Virginia Military Institute; Episcopal priest; missionary; rector; chaplain; U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, 1914-17, 1918-19; Nice, as of 1924-29; Monaco, as of 1929. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died in North Atlantic Ocean, April 26, 1931 (age 85 years, 195 days). Buried at sea in North Atlantic Ocean; cenotaph at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Larkin White Glazebrook (1820-1866) and America Henley (Bullington) Glazebrook (1824-1905); married, November 17, 1866, to Virginia Calvert Key Smith (1845-1906); married 1914 to Emalina Adelia Rumford (died 1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Theodore Goodwin (b. 1923) — also known as Alfred T. Goodwin — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash., June 29, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; newspaper reporter; lawyer; circuit judge in Oregon, 1955-60; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1960-69; U.S. District Judge for Oregon, 1969. Presbyterian. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Alonzo Theodore Goodwin and Miriam Hazel (Williams) Goodwin; married, December 23, 1943, to Marjorie Elizabeth Major (divorced 1948); married, December 23, 1949, to Mary Ellin Handelin.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Robert Kingman Goodwin (1905-1983) — also known as Robert K. Goodwin — of Redfield, Dallas County, Iowa. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, May 23, 1905. Republican. Farmer; brick and clay tile manufacturer; bank director; mayor of Redfield, Iowa, 1938-40; U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1940-41; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952; member of Republican National Committee from Iowa, 1952-56. Congregationalist. Member, Farm Bureau; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., February 21, 1983 (age 77 years, 274 days). Interment at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William John Goodwin and Grace Henrietta (Kingman) Goodwin; married, August 24, 1932, to Marguerite Lois Schoen (1907-2006).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Watt Gregory (1861-1933) — also known as Thomas W. Gregory — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Crawfordsville (unknown county), Miss., November 6, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1904, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President); U.S. Attorney General, 1914-19. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of pneumonia, in his room at the Hotel Pennsylvania, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1933 (age 71 years, 112 days). Interment somewhere in Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Robert Gregory (killed in Civil War) and Mary Cornelia (Watt) Gregory; married, February 22, 1893, to Julia Nalle.
  Gregory Gymnasium (built 1930), a sports arena at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Dwight Palmer Griswold (1893-1954) — also known as Dwight P. Griswold — of Gordon, Sheridan County, Neb.; Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Born in Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., November 27, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; newspaper editor; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1921-23; member of Nebraska state senate, 1925-29; Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47; defeated, 1932, 1934; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1952-54; died in office 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 12, 1954 (age 60 years, 136 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight Hubbard Griswold (1860-1928) and Clarissa (Palmer) Griswold; married, September 25, 1919, to Erma Elliott; second cousin four times removed of Elijah Abel and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin five times removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Franklin Warren Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Val Peterson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thomas Guastello (b. 1943) — of Utica, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., 1943. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968; member of Michigan state house of representatives 71st District, 1969-74; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1975-82. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Jaycees. Still living as of 1982.
  Lee Herbert Hamilton (b. 1931) — also known as Lee H. Hamilton — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Born in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., April 20, 1931. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1965-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1996. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Trilateral Commission; Alpha Tau Omega; Jaycees. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Frank A. Hamilton and Myra (Jones) Hamilton; married, August 21, 1954, to Nancy Ann Nelson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Richard Henry Hanna (b. 1878) — also known as R. H. Hanna — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill., July 31, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1912-19; chief justice of New Mexico Supreme Court, 1917; candidate for Governor of New Mexico, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1921; member of Democratic National Committee from New Mexico, 1928-32. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Bird Hanna and Belle (Hall) Hanna; married, February 8, 1905, to Clara Zimmer.
  Robert Franklin Hickman (1906-1987) — also known as Robert F. Hickman — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Born in Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va., August 24, 1906. Republican. School teacher; newspaper publisher; candidate for West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1936; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County, 1939-42. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in 1987 (age about 80 years). Interment at Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Elizabeth, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Franklin Hickman and Embersenia (Ferrell) Hickman; married, September 9, 1933, to Jean Crile.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donald E. Holbrook, Jr. (b. 1931) — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., October 29, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Isabella District, 1961; member of Michigan state house of representatives 99th District, 1965-72; circuit judge in Michigan 21st Circuit, 1973-74; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1975-. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis; American Judicature Society; Alpha Tau Omega; American Bar Association. Still living as of 1990.
  Relatives: Son of Donald E. Holbrook (1909-1986); married to Patsy Ann Cox.
  Spessard Lindsey Holland (1892-1971) — also known as Spessard L. Holland — of Bartow, Polk County, Fla. Born in Bartow, Polk County, Fla., July 10, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; county judge in Florida, 1921-29; member of Florida state senate, 1932-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1940 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1956 (alternate), 1968; Governor of Florida, 1941-45; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1946-71. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Elks; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Sponsor of 24th Amendment outlawing the poll tax. Died in Bartow, Polk County, Fla., November 6, 1971 (age 79 years, 119 days). Interment at Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Holland and Fannie V. (Spessard) Holland; married, February 8, 1919, to Mary Agnes Groover.
  The Spessard Holland state office building (opened 1949), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Findley Burtch Howard (b. 1885) — also known as Findley B. Howard — of Columbus, Platte County, Neb.; Roswell, Chaves County, N.M.; Canal Zone (now part of Panama). Born in Papillion, Sarpy County, Neb., October 8, 1885. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1935-41. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Howard (1858-1951) and Elizabeth (Burtch) Howard; married, October 8, 1919, to Edna Healy (died 1927).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roy Michael Huffington (1917-2008) — also known as Roy M. Huffington — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Tomball, Harris County, Tex., October 4, 1917. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; geologist; oil and gas producer; U.S. Ambassador to Austria, 1990-93. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Venice, Italy, July 11, 2008 (age 90 years, 281 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Bertha (Michel) Huffington (1892-1959) and Roy Mackey Huffington (1893-1933); married to Phyllis Gough (1923-2003); father of Michael Huffington (who married Arianna Huffington (1950-)).
  Political family: Huffington family of Santa Barbara, California.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George S. Hurley (1907-1999) — of Washington. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., 1907. Democrat. Member of Washington state house of representatives; elected 1940; defeated, 1950, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1964; elected 1974. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Professional baseball player on farm teams for the New York Giants and Yankees. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., November 2, 1999 (age about 92 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Kenneth Jackson, Jr. (1886-1965) — also known as William K. Jackson, Jr. — of Chestnut Hill, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Denver, Humphreys County, Tenn., November 18, 1886. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for Canal Zone, 1914-15. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Chi. Died in June, 1965 (age 78 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Forney Johnston (b. 1879) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Selma, Dallas County, Ala., September 9, 1879. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Forney Johnston (1843-1913).
  Leonard Beck Jordan (1899-1983) — also known as Len B. Jordan — of Idaho. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, May 15, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Idaho state legislature, 1947; Governor of Idaho, 1951-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1952; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1962-73. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega. Died June 30, 1983 (age 84 years, 46 days). Interment at Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Eugene Jordan (1874-1948) and Irene (Beck) Jordan (1874-1949); married, December 30, 1924, to Grace Edgington (1892-1985).
  Cross-reference: Jim Jones
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jack French Kemp (1935-2009) — also known as Jack Kemp — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 13, 1935. Republican. Professional football player, National and American Football Leagues, 1957-70; cofounder and president, American Football League Players Association; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-89 (39th District 1971-73, 38th District 1973-83, 31st District 1983-89); candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1988; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-93; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1996. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2009 (age 73 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 19, 1958, to Joanne Main; father of Jennifer Kemp (daughter-in-law of Thomas Coleman Andrews, Jr. (1925-1989)).
  Political family: Andrews-Kemp family of Richmond, Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Michael Carroll
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  William Purnell Lambertson (1880-1957) — also known as William P. Lambertson — of Fairview, Brown County, Kan. Born in Fairview, Brown County, Kan., March 23, 1880. Republican. Farmer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1909; Speaker of the Kansas State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of Kansas state senate, 1913-15; U.S. Representative from Kansas 1st District, 1929-45. Baptist. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; American Legion. Died in Fairview, Brown County, Kan., October 26, 1957 (age 77 years, 217 days). Interment at Sabetha Cemetery, Sabetha, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Lambertson and Ida (Brown) Lambertson; married, November 26, 1908, to Floy L. Thompson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oscar John Larson (1871-1957) — also known as Oscar J. Larson — of Calumet, Houghton County, Mich.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Uleaborg (now Oulu), Finland, May 20, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Houghton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1898-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 8th District, 1921-25. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Died August 1, 1957 (age 86 years, 73 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Lars Larson and Anna (Kemppainen) Larson; married, November 25, 1901, to Emma Dorothy Roberts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Luke Lea (1879-1945) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., April 12, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; founder of the Nashville Tennesseean; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1911-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912 (speaker); colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Died November 18, 1945 (age 66 years, 220 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Overton Lea and Ella (Cocke) Lea; married, November 1, 1906, to Mary Louise Warner; great-grandson of Luke Lea (1783-1851).
  Political family: Lea family of Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: John D. Erwin
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John Charles Lindsay John Charles Lindsay (b. 1927) — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Born in Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C., April 18, 1927. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; bank director; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Marlboro County, 1953-62; member of South Carolina state senate, 1963-76 (Marlboro County 1963-66, 9th District 1967-68, 20th District 1969-72, 9th District 1972-76). Member, Jaycees; Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Still living as of 1976.
  Relatives: Son of Ross Moore Lindsay, Sr. and Louis (Crosland) Lindsay; married, June 15, 1949, to Frances Maxine Bair.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Scott Marion Loftin (1878-1953) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., September 14, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1903-04; Escambia County Prosecuting Attorney, 1904-17; general counsel and director, Florida East Coast Hotel Co.; director, Gulf Life Insurance Co.; receiver, Florida East Coast Railway, 1931-41; president, American Bar Association, 1934-35; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Tau Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Blue Key; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Highlands, Macon County, N.C., September 22, 1953 (age 75 years, 8 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William Marion Loftin and Loreta C. (Thomason) Loftin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Clarence Dickinson Long, Jr. (1908-1994) — also known as Clarence D. Long — of Ruxton, Baltimore County, Md. Born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., December 11, 1908. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; university professor; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1961-62; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1963-85; defeated, 1984; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Cockeysville, Baltimore County, Md., September 18, 1994 (age 85 years, 281 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Dickinson Long and Gertrude (Cooper) Long; married, December 20, 1937, to Susanna Larter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Michael Joseph Mansfield (1903-2001) — also known as Mike Mansfield — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1903. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mining engineer; university professor; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1943-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1996, 2000; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1953-77; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1977-88. Irish ancestry. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Died, of congestive heart failure, at the Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2001 (age 98 years, 203 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Mansfield and Josephine (O'Brien) Mansfield; married, September 13, 1932, to Maureen Hayes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Mike Mansfield: Don Oberdorfer, Senator Mansfield : The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat
  Frederic Hine Maughmer (1899-1972) — also known as Fred H. Maughmer — of Savannah, Andrew County, Mo. Born November 22, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; Andrew County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-26; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1938, 1940; circuit judge in Missouri 5th Circuit, 1947-55. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died in June, 1972 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 26, 1923, to Ruth Hine; father of Frederic Hine Maughmer, Jr. (1927-2003).
  John McDuffie (1883-1950) — of Monroeville, Monroe County, Ala. Born near River Ridge, Monroe County, Ala., September 25, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908 (alternate), 1924; prosecuting attorney, 1st Circuit, 1911-19; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1919-35; resigned 1935; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, 1935-50; died in office 1950. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Moose; Elks; Freemasons; Redmen; Woodmen of the World; Woodmen Circle; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., November 1, 1950 (age 67 years, 37 days). Interment at Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Married, October 20, 1915, to Cornelia Hixon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
  Joseph T. Meek — also known as "Mr. Retailing" — of Western Springs, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1954; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 9th District, 1969-70. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Mu Alpha. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  George Stewart Miller (b. 1884) — also known as George S. Miller — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., May 12, 1884. Republican. School teacher; college professor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932; acting president, Tufts College, 1937-38; director, Medford Hillside Cooperative Bank. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Miller and Katherine (Stewart) Miller; married, August 14, 1913, to Marion F. Stratton.
  James Ward Morris (1890-1960) — also known as James W. Morris — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Smithfield, Johnston County, N.C., November 14, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1916, 1936 (alternate); served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1939-60; died in office 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died November 15, 1960 (age 70 years, 1 days). Interment at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of James Ward Morris (1858-1927) and India (Fuller) Morris (1870-1940); married, May 26, 1930, to Mamie Frances (Duncan) Davey (1894-1960).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Robert L. Owen Robert Latham Owen (1856-1947) — also known as Robert L. Owen — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Lynchburg, Va., February 2, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1892-96; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1907-25; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and Cherokee Indian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Modern Woodmen of America; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa. Died July 19, 1947 (age 91 years, 167 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Owen (president of the Virginia and Tennesee Railroad) and Narcissa (Chisholm) Owen (Cherokee Nation); married, December 31, 1889, to Daisey Deane Hester.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Malcolm Patterson (b. 1921) — also known as John Patterson — of Phenix City, Russell County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Goldville, Tallapoosa County, Ala., September 27, 1921. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Alabama state attorney general, 1955-59; Governor of Alabama, 1959-63. Member, Jaycees; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Woodmen; American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Alpha Delta; Lions. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Love Patterson and Agnes Louise (Benson) Patterson; married, October 19, 1947, to Mary Jo McGowin.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Cleon W. Raese (b. 1888) — of Davis, Tucker County, W.Va. Born in Davis, Tucker County, W.Va., September 7, 1888. Republican. Merchant; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tucker County, 1941-48. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Raese and Minnie (Larue) Raese; married, September 25, 1917, to Salena M. Viering.
  Claude Trexler Reno (b. 1882) — also known as Claude T. Reno — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Lyons, Berks County, Pa., April 4, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1911-12; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 31st District, 1921-29; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1939; appointed 1939; superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1942-43. Lutheran. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph F. Reno and Millie (Trexler) Reno; married, August 14, 1906, to May G. Appel.
  George Lamb Buist Rivers (b. 1896) — also known as Buist Rivers — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 26, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1924-28; member of South Carolina state senate from Charleston County, 1930; president, The Central Railroad of South Carolina; director and counsel, Citizens and Southern National Bank; director, Life and Accident Insurance Company; vice president and counsel of radio station WCSC. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moultrie Rutledge Rivers and Eliza Ingraham (Buist) Rivers; married, November 20, 1930, to Ethel Pinckney Rutledge.
  Kenneth Allison Roberts (1912-1989) — also known as Kenneth A. Roberts — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Born in Piedmont, Calhoun County, Ala., November 1, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate; elected 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1951-65 (4th District 1951-63, at-large 1963-65); defeated, 1964; shot and wounded in an attack on the U.S. House by Puerto Rican nationalists, 1954. Baptist. Member, Lions; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Potomac, Montgomery County, Md., May 9, 1989 (age 76 years, 189 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, September 22, 1953, to Margaret Hamilton McMillan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Erskine Mayo Ross (1845-1928) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Culpeper County, Va., June 30, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; justice of California state supreme court, 1880-86; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1887-95; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 9th Circuit, 1895-1911; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1895-1925; took senior status 1925. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 10, 1928 (age 83 years, 163 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Buckner Ross (1806-1869) and Eizabeth Mayo (Thom) Ross (1816-1874); married, May 7, 1874, to Inez Hannah Bettis (1853-1907); married 1909 to Ida (Haraszthy) Hancock (1843-1913); nephew of Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915); first cousin thrice removed of Paul Carrington; second cousin twice removed of William Henry Cabell; third cousin once removed of Edward Carrington Cabell.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Hodges Samford (1866-1940) — of Troy, Pike County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Auburn, Lee County, Ala., August 7, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1900-05; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1904; Judge, Alabama Court of Appeals, 1917-36. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Alpha Tau Omega. Died February 2, 1940 (age 73 years, 179 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of William James Samford and Caroline Elizabeth (Drake) Samford (1847-1940); brother of Thomas Drake Samford; married, December 18, 1890, to Kate Connor Park (1869-1933); grandnephew of James Ferguson Dowdell and William Crawford Dowdell; great-grandson of John Hodges Drake (1767-1859); first cousin once removed of James Render Dowdell; second cousin of Armstead Brown.
  Political family: Dowdell-Samford family of Auburn, Alabama.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Edward Lee Saner (b. 1871) — also known as Robert E. Lee Saner — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born near Washington, Hempstead County, Ark., August 9, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Texas Democratic Party, 1899-1901. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Robert E. Lee
  Relatives: Son of John Franklin Saner and Susan Crawford (Webb) Saner; married, March 31, 1903, to Ileaine Marvin Smith.
  Allan Douglas Sanford (b. 1869) — also known as Allan Sanford — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Born in Covington, Tipton County, Tenn., July 3, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Waco, Tex., 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Tau Omega. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sanford and Elizabeth (Douglas) Sanford; married, January 30, 1900, to Mary Stella Shepard; married, November 11, 1903, to Frances Boddie.
  Francis Muir Scarlett (1891-1971) — also known as Frank M. Scarlett — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., June 9, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1936; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, 1946-68; took senior status 1968; senior judge, 1968-71. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died November 18, 1971 (age 80 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank M. Scarlett and Bessie Brailsford (Bailey) Scarlett; married, June 15, 1923, to Mary Louisa Morgan (died 1962); married, May 29, 1965, to Mary Roberta Walker.
  The Frank M. Scarlett Federal Building, in Brunswick, Georgia, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Alan Kooi Simpson (b. 1931) — also known as Alan K. Simpson — of Cody, Park County, Wyo. Born in Denver, Colo., September 2, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wyoming state house of representatives from Park County, 1964-77; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1979-97; appointed 1979. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Eagles; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Milward Lee Simpson (1897-1993).
  Cross-reference: Anthony J. Principi
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Milward Lee Simpson (1897-1993) — also known as Milward L. Simpson — of Cody, Park County, Wyo. Born in a log cabin, Jackson, Teton County, Wyo., November 12, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1926-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1952; Governor of Wyoming, 1955-59; defeated, 1958; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1962-67; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in a nursing home at Cody, Park County, Wyo., June 10, 1993 (age 95 years, 210 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyo.
  Relatives: Father of Alan Kooi Simpson (1931-).
  Cross-reference: James G. Watt
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Amos Morehead Stack (b. 1926) — also known as A. Morehead Stack — of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C. Born in Robeson County, N.C., December 8, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; founder and president, Hercules Steel Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1964; member of North Carolina Republican State Executive Committee, 1966-67. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Young Americans for Freedom. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Morehead Stack and Hannah (McNeill) Stack; married, September 15, 1963, to Gillian Rose Scaturro.
  John Harold Stevens (1895-1976) — also known as J. Harold Stevens — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 21, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 12th District, 1961-62; member of Michigan state house of representatives 17th District, 1965-68. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Alpha Tau Omega; Sigma Nu Phi; American Legion. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 29, 1976 (age 81 years, 39 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Stevens and Jeanette (Millett) Stevens; married to Martha Beal.
  James Bond Stockdale (1923-2005) — also known as James B. Stockdale — Born in Abingdon, Knox County, Ill., December 23, 1923. U.S. Navy pilot and vice admiral; received the Medal of Honor in 1976 for his actions as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1992. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, probably from Alzheimer's disease, in Coronado, San Diego County, Calif., July 5, 2005 (age 81 years, 194 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Frank Albert Stubblefield (1907-1977) — also known as Frank A. Stubblefield — of Murray, Calloway County, Ky. Born in Murray, Calloway County, Ky., April 5, 1907. Democrat. Druggist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944; Kentucky railroad commissioner, 1951-58; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1959-75; defeated in primary, 1974. Methodist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Elks; Rotary. Died in 1977 (age about 70 years). Interment at Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Vernon C. Stubblefield and Virginia (Wilson) Stubblefield; married, February 4, 1934, to Odessa Boaz (1904?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Melvin D. Synhorst Melvin D. Synhorst (b. 1914) — of Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa. Born in Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa, January 21, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary of state of Iowa, 1949-65, 1967-80; resigned 1980. American Reformed Church. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega; Gamma Eta Gamma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hugo Synhorst and Ethel Synhorst; married 1941 to Alice Rossing.
  Image source: Iowa Official Register 1951-52
  John Bell Tansil (b. 1881) — also known as John B. Tansil — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Dresden, Weakley County, Tenn., July 13, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; Yellowstone County Attorney, 1923-29; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1935-50. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Egbert E. Tansil and Jackie (Bell) Tansil; married, February 12, 1908, to Lillian Summers (died 1914); married, August 12, 1931, to Helen Fletcher.
  John L. Thomas (b. 1926) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., April 25, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County; elected 1952; defeated, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1960; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1967. Methodist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Andrew Thomas and Jo (Royer) Thomas.
  James S. Truman (b. 1874) — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., August 24, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 41st District, 1925-28. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Lindsay Carter Warren (1889-1976) — also known as Lindsay C. Warren — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Born in Washington, Beaufort County, N.C., December 16, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Beaufort County Democratic Party, 1912-25; member of North Carolina state senate, 1917-19, 1959; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1923; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1925-40; resigned 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1932, 1940; U.S. Comptroller General 1940-54. Episcopalian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1976 (age 87 years, 12 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Frederic Warren and Elizabeth Mutter (Blount) Warren; married 1916 to Emily D. Harris (1891-1982).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Gaius Watt (b. 1938) — also known as James G. Watt — Born January 31, 1938. Legislative assistant to Sen. Milward L. Simpson, 1962-66; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1981-83. Pentecostal. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Phillip Hart Weaver (1919-1989) — also known as Phil Weaver — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Born in Falls City, Richardson County, Neb., April 9, 1919. Republican. Radio announcer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; insurance business; automobile dealer; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1955-63; defeated, 1962. Presbyterian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in 1989 (age about 70 years). Interment at Steele Cemetery, Falls City, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur J. Weaver and Evelyn Maude (Hart) Weaver; brother of Arthur J. Weaver, Jr.; married, April 6, 1946, to Betty Jane Burner; grandson of Archibald Jerard Weaver (1843-1887).
  Political family: Weaver family of Falls City, Nebraska.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Evelle Jansen Younger (1918-1989) — also known as Evelle J. Younger — of California. Born in Stamford, Harlan County, Neb., June 19, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; FBI agent; lawyer; municipal judge in California, 1953-58; superior court judge in California, 1958-64; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1964-70; California state attorney general, 1971-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; candidate for Governor of California, 1978. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Alpha Tau Omega; Elks. Died, of arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 4, 1989 (age 70 years, 319 days). Interment at Los Angeles National Cemetery, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Harry C. Younger and Maebel (Jansen) Younger; married, July 3, 1942, to Mildred Eberhard (1912?-).
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
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