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  Harlan Page Amen (1853-1913) — also known as Harlan P. Amen — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Sinking Spring, Highland County, Ohio, April 14, 1853. Republican. School teacher; principal, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., from 1895; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association. Died November 9, 1913 (age 60 years, 209 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Amen and Sarah J. (Barber) Amen.
  Vera Andrus (1896-1976) — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wis., August 21, 1896. Republican. School teacher; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from St. Clair District, 1961-62. Female. Christian Scientist. Member, League of Women Voters; American Association of University Women; National Education Association; Phi Beta Kappa; American Historical Association. Died in August, 1976 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Andrus and Alice (Barton) Andrus.
James B. Angell James Burrill Angell (1829-1916) — also known as James B. Angell — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Scituate, Providence County, R.I., January 7, 1829. Editor of Sen. Henry B. Anthony's newspaper, Providence Journal, 1860-66; president, University of Vermont, 1866-71; president, University of Michigan, 1871-1909; U.S. Minister to China, 1880-81; Turkey, 1897-98. Congregationalist. Member, American Historical Association. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 1, 1916 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Aldrich Angell and Amey (Aldrich) Angell; married, November 26, 1855, to Sarah S. Caswell (died 1903; daughter of Alexis Caswell (president, Brown University)); father of Alexis Caswell Angell (1857-1932).
  Political family: Angell-Cooley family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  Angell Hall, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
  Emil Baensch (1857-1939) — of Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wis. Born in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wis., June 12, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; Manitowoc County Judge, 1888-94; Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1895-99; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1904. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Royal League; American Historical Association. Died in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wis., 1939 (age about 82 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of August Frederick Baensch (1826-1863) and Gesine (Schuette) Baensch (1831-1919); married, November 13, 1882, to Ida Koehler (1860-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Simeon Eben Baldwin (1840-1927) — also known as Simeon E. Baldwin — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 5, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1867; law professor; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1897-1907; chief justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, 1907-10; Governor of Connecticut, 1911-15; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1912; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1914. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; American Historical Association; American Political Science Association; American Philosophical Society; American Antiquarian Society. Died January 30, 1927 (age 86 years, 359 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Sherman Baldwin and Emily (Perkins) Baldwin (1796-1874); brother of Henrietta Perkins (who married Dwight Foster); married, October 19, 1865, to Susan Mears Winchester (1840-1931); uncle of Edward Baldwin Whitney; grandson of Simeon Baldwin; great-grandson of Roger Sherman; fifth great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; first cousin once removed of Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; second cousin of Roger Sherman Greene, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts, Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?), Thomas Day Thacher and Roger Kent; second cousin once removed of Roger Sherman Hoar; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Gager and Archibald Cox; third cousin once removed of Samuel R. Gager, Samuel Austin Gager, Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles and John Stanley Addis; fourth cousin of John Adams Dix; fourth cousin once removed of James Doolittle Wooster, Daniel Upson, Walter Booth, George Bailey Loring, Charles Page, Ernest Harvey Woodford and Clement Phineas Kellogg.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Edwin Stark Thomas
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francisco Antonio Balmaseda (b. 1935) — also known as Francisco A. Balmaseda — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Camagüey, Cuba, August 8, 1935. Democrat. School teacher; college instructor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Lutheran. Hispanic ancestry. Member, American Historical Association. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Francisco Fidencio Balmaseda and Zoila Fé (Nápoles) Balmaseda; married 1955 to Eileen Bahnsen.
Albert J. Beveridge Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1862-1927) — also known as Albert J. Beveridge — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1862. Lawyer; historian; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1899-1911; defeated, 1914 (Progressive), 1922 (Republican); delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1900, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1908, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Progressive candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1912; received the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, 1920. Member, American Historical Association. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 27, 1927 (age 64 years, 203 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Beveridge (1818-1895) and Frances Eleanor (Parkinson) Beveridge (1824-1918); married, November 24, 1887, to Katherine Maude Langsdale (1864-1900); married, August 7, 1907, to Catherine Spencer Eddy (1881-1970); father of Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Jr. (1908-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Albert J. Beveridge: The Life of John Marshall: The Building of the Nation 1815-1835 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Conflict and Construction 1800-1815 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Politician, Diplomatist, Statesman 1789-1801 (1916) — The Life of John Marshall: Frontiersman, Soldier, Lawmaker (1916) — Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 (1928) — The Art of Public Speaking (1924) — The Meaning of the Times, and Other Speeches (1908) — The Russian Advance (1904) — The State of the Nation (1924) — What Is Back of the War (1915)
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
  James MacGregor Burns (b. 1918) — also known as James M. Burns — of Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., August 3, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; college professor; author; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1958. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; American Civil Liberties Union; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho. Received Pulitzer Prize in history, 1971. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Arthur Burns and Mildred Curry (Bunce) Burns; married 1942 to Janet Rose Dismorr Thompson; married 1969 to Joan Simpson Meyers.
Nicholas Murray Butler Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 2, 1862. Republican. University professor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; President of Columbia University, 1901-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1928; co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 1931; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve; blind in his later years. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of bronchio-pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1947 (age 85 years, 249 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry L. Butler and Mary J. (Murray) Butler; married 1887 to Susanna Edwards Schuyler (died 1903); married, March 5, 1907, to Kate La Montagne (sister-in-law of Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930)).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  Campaign slogan (1920): "Pick Nick as President for a Picnic in November."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
  Robert Granville Caldwell (b. 1882) — of Texas; Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Bogotá, Colombia of American parents, August 31, 1882. Democrat. College professor; historian; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1933-37; Bolivia, 1937-39. Member, American Historical Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Etsil Caldwell and Susanna (Adams) Caldwell; married 1915 to Edith Jones.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828-1914) — also known as Joshua L. Chamberlain — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, September 8, 1828. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Maine, 1867-71; president, Bowdoin College; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; American Historical Association. Received the Medal of Honor in 1893 for action as commander of the 20th Maine, at Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Died February 24, 1914 (age 85 years, 169 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Chamberlain and Sarah Dupree (Brastow) Chamberlain; married, December 7, 1855, to Frances Caroline Adams.
William L. Clements William Lawrence Clements (1861-1934) — also known as William L. Clements — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 1, 1861. Republican. Manufacturer; banker; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1910-33; defeated, 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Scottish and English ancestry. Member, American Antiquarian Society; American Historical Society. Died in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., November 6, 1934 (age 73 years, 219 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
  Charles Woolsey Cole (1906-1978) — also known as Charles W. Cole — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass.; New York. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., February 8, 1906. University professor; President of Amherst College, 1946-60; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1961-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Association of University Professors; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; American Historical Association; American Economic Association. Died in 1978 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nathaniel Davis (1925-2011) — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 12, 1925. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1965-66; U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala, 1968-71; Chile, 1971-73; Switzerland, 1975-77. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Historical Association. Died May 16, 2011 (age 86 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
Henry S. Dean Henry Stewart Dean (1830-1915) — also known as Henry S. Dean — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., June 14, 1830. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; grocer; miller; postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1870-72; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1894-1907; appointed 1894; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; American Historical Association. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 18, 1915 (age 85 years, 126 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, August 24, 1865, to Delia Brown Cook (1841-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
Don M. Dickinson Donald McDonald Dickinson (1846-1917) — also known as Donald M. Dickinson; Don M. Dickinson — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Trenton, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Port Ontario, Oswego County, N.Y., January 17, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1876; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1880-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880, 1892; U.S. Postmaster General, 1888-89. Member, American Bar Association; American Historical Association. Died October 15, 1917 (age 71 years, 271 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Asa C. Dickinson and Minerva (Holmes) Dickinson; married, June 15, 1869, to Frances L. Platt.
  Dickinson County, Mich. is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Patrick Henry Drewry (1875-1947) — also known as Patrick H. Drewry — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Petersburg, Va., May 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 29th District, 1912-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1940, 1944; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1920-47 (4th District 1920-33, at-large 1933-35, 4th District 1935-47); died in office 1947. Methodist. Member, American Historical Association; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Petersburg, Va., December 21, 1947 (age 72 years, 211 days). Interment at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Relatives: Son of Dr. E. A. Drewry and Alta L. (Booth) Drewry; married, April 18, 1906, to Mary E. Metcalf.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Boutwell Dunlap (1877-1930) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 14, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; historian; nominated for U.S. Representative from California 1st District 1904, but withdrew before election; Vice-Consul for Argentina in San Francisco, Calif., 1909-30. Member, Kappa Sigma; Delta Chi; Society of Colonial Wars; American Political Science Association; American Historical Association. Died in his room at the Graystone Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., December 22, 1930 (age 53 years, 38 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Dunlap (1827-1909) and Sarah Jane (Robinson) Dunlap (1847-1920).
  Franklin Spencer Edmonds (b. 1874) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 28, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1921-26; member of Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1939-46. Episcopalian. Member, American Economic Association; American Historical Association; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Bar Association; Union League; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. Edmonds and Catherine Ann (Huntzinger) Edmonds; brother of George Washington Edmonds (1864-1939); married, December 6, 1909, to Elise Julia Beitler.
  Samuel James Ervin, Jr. (1896-1985) — also known as Sam J. Ervin, Jr. — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Born in Morganton, Burke County, N.C., September 27, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1923-25, 1931; chair of Burke County Democratic Party, 1924; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1930-37; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1937-43; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1946-47; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1948-54; appointed 1948; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1954-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Historical Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Farm Bureau; Grange; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of Ahepa; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kiwanis; Junior Order; Newcomen Society; Sigma Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., April 23, 1985 (age 88 years, 208 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Morganton, N.C.; statue at County Courthouse Grounds, Morganton, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel James Ervin and Laura Theresa (Powe) Ervin; brother of Joseph Wilson Ervin; married, June 18, 1924, to Margaret Bruce Bell; father of Laura Powe Ervin (daughter-in-law of Hallett Sydney Ward) and Samuel James Ervin III (1926-1999).
  Political family: Ervin family of Morganton, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Fred Tarbell Field (1876-1950) — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., December 24, 1876. Lawyer; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1929-47; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1938-47. Baptist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Bar Association; American Historical Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, in Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., July 23, 1950 (age 73 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederic Griswold Field and Anna Melanie (Tarbell) Field; married, October 11, 1922, to Gertrude Alice Montague; nephew of Walbridge Abner Field (1833-1899).
  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.
  Warren Grice (b. 1875) — of Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Ga.; Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Born in Perry, Houston County, Ga., December 6, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1900-04; Georgia state attorney general, 1914-15; law professor; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1937-45. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Historical Association; Kappa Alpha Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Washington Leonidas Grice and Martha Virginia (Warren) Grice; married, June 18, 1901, to Clara Elberta Rumph.
Alexander Burton Hagner Alexander Burton Hagner (1826-1915) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., July 13, 1826. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1854; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1859 (American), 1874 (Republican); Constitutional Union candidate for Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1860; Associate Justice, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1879-1903; retired 1903. Episcopalian. Member, American Historical Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Washington, D.C., June 30, 1915 (age 88 years, 352 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Hagner (1772-1850) and Frances (Randall) Hagner (1787-1863); married 1854 to Louisa Harrison (1829-1905); grandson of John Randall (1773?-?).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Henry Allyn Haigh (1854-1942) — also known as Henry A. Haigh — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich., March 13, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of William L. Carpenter, Flavius L. Brooke, and John Atkinson, starting in 1889; active in promotion and construction of electric railways, and officer for several railroad companies; director of the Alpena Power Company; stockholder and director of the Peninsular Savings Bank; director and counsel of Continental Casualty insurance company; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1892; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, American Public Health Association; American Historical Association; Freemasons. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 16, 1942 (age 88 years, 64 days). Interment at Northview Cemetery, Dearborn, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Haigh, Sr. (1811-1904) and Lucy Billings (Allyn) Haigh (1815-1903); married, January 16, 1895, to Caroline S. Comstock (1870-1946; daughter of Andrew W. Comstock (1838-?)).
  Haigh Elementary School, in Dearborn, Michigan, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (1882-1964) — also known as Carlton J. H. Hayes — of New York. Born near Afton, Chenango County, N.Y., May 16, 1882. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; historian; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1942-45. Catholic. Member, American Historical Association. Died, of a heart ailment, at Sidney Hospital, Afton, Chenango County, N.Y., September 3, 1964 (age 82 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Bert M. Heideman (b. 1909) — of Hancock, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Calumet, Houghton County, Mich., February 5, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; university professor; Republican candidate for Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1958, 1960 (primary), 1962; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 32nd Senatorial District, 1961-62; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 110th District, 1964. Lutheran. Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Mu Alpha; American Political Science Association; American Historical Association; Lions; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Arthur Heideman and Lempi (Kranck) Heideman; married to Katherine Grayson Graham.
  David Jayne Hill (1850-1932) — also known as David J. Hill — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., June 10, 1850. Historian; president, Bucknell University, 1879-88; president, University of Rochester, 1888-96; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1903-05; Netherlands, 1905-08; Luxembourg, 1905-08; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1908-11. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1932 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Daniel T. Hill and Lydia Ann (Thompson) Hill; married, June 3, 1886, to Juliet Lewis Packer.
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Russell Hochman (1921-2019) — also known as William Hochman; Bill Hochman — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., August 28, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; college professor; historian; secretary of Colorado Democratic Party, 1961-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1968 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker). Member, American Civil Liberties Union; American Historical Association. Died in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., March 23, 2019 (age 97 years, 207 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Julius Hochman and Ruth Hochman.
  Clifford Chesley Hubbard (b. 1884) — also known as Clifford C. Hubbard — of Norton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 30, 1884. Democrat. School teacher; college professor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Episcopalian. Member, American Historical Association; American Political Science Association; American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elmer Elston Hubbard and Lucy Amelia (Read) Hubbard; married, June 18, 1915, to Edith Adelaide Wass.
  John Jay II (1817-1894) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 23, 1817. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1869-75; historian. Member, American Historical Association. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 5, 1894 (age 76 years, 316 days). Interment at Jay Family Cemetery, Rye, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Jay and Hannah Augusta (McVicker) Jay (1790-1857); married to Eleanor Kingsland Field; nephew of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843); grandson of John Jay; grandnephew of James Jay, Frederick Jay and Henry Brockholst Livingston; great-grandson of William Livingston; great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and Philip Livingston; second great-grandson of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; second great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Anthony Brockholls, Pieter Van Brugh and Phillip French; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Matthew Clarkson and Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933); first cousin thrice removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Cornelis Cuyler, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836) and Brockholst Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Philip P. Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; third cousin once removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Hamilton Fish, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936), John Kean and Hamilton Fish Kean; third cousin twice removed of James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston, Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991) and Robert Winthrop Kean; third cousin thrice removed of John Eliot Thayer, Jr., Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996) and Thomas Howard Kean; fourth cousin of Leonard Gansevoort (1751-1810), Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, James Alexander Hamilton, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and John Jacob Astor III; fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Maturin Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, George Washington Schuyler, James Adams Ekin, Philip N. Schuyler, William Waldorf Astor and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Bowler Keene (b. 1856) — also known as Francis B. Keene — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., December 11, 1856. Engineer; coal sales agent; newspaper editor; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1899-1902; U.S. Consul in Florence, 1903-05; Geneva, 1905-15; U.S. Consul General in Zurich, 1915-17; Rome, 1917-24. Member, American Historical Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. David Keene and Susan Elizabeth (Bowler) Keene; married, November 8, 1893, to Emerin Price Semple.
  Samuel Miller Breckinridge Long (1881-1958) — also known as Breckinridge Long — of St. Louis, Mo.; Washington, D.C.; Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 16, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee, Democratic National Convention, 1916 ; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1920, 1922 (primary); delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1928; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1933-36. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Society of the Cincinnati; American Historical Association. Died in Laurel, Prince George's County, Md., September 26, 1958 (age 77 years, 133 days). Interment at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Strudwick Long and Margaret Miller (Breckinridge) Long; married 1912 to Christine Alexander Graham.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Arthur Lord (1850-1925) — of Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wis., September 2, 1850. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1885-86. Member, American Historical Association; American Antiquarian Society. Died April 10, 1925 (age 74 years, 220 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Plymouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Lord (1812-1866) and Persis (Kendall) Lord; married, October 2, 1878, to Sarah Shippen (1856-1952); father of John Hayes Lord (1892-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Washington Oakes (b. 1861) — also known as George W. Oakes; George Washington Ochs; George W. Ochs — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 27, 1861. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1892; mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1893-97; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Tennessee, 1896; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, Civitan; American Historical Association. Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Julius Ochs (1826-1888) and Bertha (Levy) Ochs (1833-1908); brother of Adolph S. Ochs (1858-1935; publisher, New York Times); married to Bertie Gans (1878-1913).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Hubert Parker (b. 1850) — also known as Francis H. Parker — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., September 23, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1878, 1880, 1909-10; candidate for Connecticut state senate, 1894; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1900-08. Member, Sons of the Revolution; American Historical Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ozias H. Parker and Maria M. (Ayer) Parker; married, December 9, 1891, to Adelaide (Leeds) Fowler.
  Edwin Oldfather Reischauer (1910-1990) — Born in Tokyo, Japan, October 15, 1910. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1961-66. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Historical Association. With George McCune, developed a phonetic method for transliterating Korean into the Roman alphabet. Died, from complications of hepatitis, in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., September 1, 1990 (age 79 years, 321 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books about Edwin O. Reischauer: George R. Packard, Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan
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)
  Philip J. Roberts (b. 1948) — also known as Phil Roberts — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Born in a hospital at Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo., July 8, 1948. Democrat. University professor; candidate in primary for Governor of Wyoming, 1998; chair of Albany County Democratic Party, 1998-2004. Member, American Historical Association. Still living as of 2005.
  James Ralph Scales (b. 1919) — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla.; Stillwater, Payne County, Okla. Born in Jay, Delaware County, Okla., May 27, 1919. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; university professor; president, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1951-65; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Baptist. Member, American Historical Association; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Kappa Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Grover Scales and Kate (Whitley) Scales; married, August 4, 1944, to Elizabeth Ann Randel.
  Henry Willson Temple (1864-1955) — also known as Henry W. Temple — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Born in Belle Center, Logan County, Ohio, March 31, 1864. Republican. Pastor; college professor; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-15, 1915-33 (24th District 1913-15, 1915-23, 25th District 1923-33). Presbyterian. Member, American Historical Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Society for International Law. Died in Washington, Washington County, Pa., January 11, 1955 (age 90 years, 286 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery, Washington, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Temple and Martha (Jameson) Temple; married, April 14, 1892, to Lucy Parr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ruby Ross Vale (1874-1961) — also known as Ruby R. Vale — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., October 19, 1874. Republican. School principal; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1916, 1948 (alternate). Methodist. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Historical Association; Phi Kappa Psi; Theta Nu Epsilon; Freemasons; Union League. Died January 2, 1961 (age 86 years, 75 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Griffith Vale (1837-1902) and Sarah Ruby (Eyster) Vale (1845-1892); married, January 21, 1901, to Maria Elizabeth Williams (1878-1920; granddaughter of Peter Foster Causey (1801-1871)).
  Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James Eugene Walker (1908-1972) — also known as James E. Walker — of Orange, Orange County, Calif. Born in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., July 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; writer; candidate for California state assembly, 1940; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1940-54; chair of Orange County Democratic Party, 1942-44; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California, 1944; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of California Democratic State Executive Committee, 1946-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Society for International Law; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Historical Association; American Civil Liberties Union; Delta Theta Phi. Died in May, 1972 (age 63 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sharpless Walker and Gladys (James) Walker; married, June 10, 1930, to Murrel K. Knox.
Andrew D. White Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918) — also known as Andrew D. White — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., November 7, 1832. Republican. University professor; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1864-67; co-founder and first president of Cornell University, 1867-79 and 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 (alternate), 1884, 1912; Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1879-81; Russia, 1892-94; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1897-1902. Member, American Historical Association; American Philosophical Society. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., November 4, 1918 (age 85 years, 362 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; statue at Arts Quad, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Horace White (1802-1860) and Clara (Dickson) White (1811-1882); married 1859 to Mary A. Outwater (died 1887); married 1890 to Helen Magill; uncle of Horace White (1865-1943); grandson of Andrew Dickson.
  Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
  Cross-reference: Albert Henry Washburn
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Andrew D. White (built 1942, scrapped 1962) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
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