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  Mabel Aeschliman (1891-1980) — also known as Mabel Zela Crump — of Lancaster, Schuyler County, Mo. Born in San Juan County, N.M., December 24, 1891. Republican. School teacher; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Schuyler County, 1943-44; defeated, 1940, 1944, 1946. Female. Methodist. Member, American Legion Auxiliary; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in 1980 (age about 88 years). Interment at Arni Memorial Cemetery, Lancaster, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thompson C. Crump (1855-1951) and Emma (Minear) Crump (1863-1942); married, June 1, 1919, to Jonathan Ellsworth Aeschliman.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Margaret A. Afflis — of Delphi, Carroll County, Ind. Born in Delphi, Carroll County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932, 1940; member of Indiana Democratic State Central Committee, 1932-44; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1946. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Maysel Louise Alford (d. 1957) — also known as Nell Alford; Maysel Louise Flournoy — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Quincy, Gadsden County, Fla. Democrat. Owner and operator of millinery and greeting card business; member of Florida Democratic State Executive Committee, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1944-50; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956. Female. Presbyterian. Member, League of Women Voters; United Daughters of the Confederacy; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., 1957. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Benjamin Harvey Flournoy and Alice (Sheppard) Flournoy; married, January 31, 1927, to E. Neil Alford (died 1954).
  Mary Eldridge Alger (1876-1956) — also known as Mary E. Alger; Mary Eldridge Swift; Mrs. Frederick M. Alger — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., May 21, 1876. Republican. Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Wayne County 1st District, 1933; member, Michigan Liquor Control Commission, 1933, 1935. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 9, 1956 (age 80 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Edward Young Swift (1827-1913) and Irene (Battell) Swift (1840-1913); married, May 2, 1901, to Frederick Moulton Alger (1876-1933) (son of Russell Alexander Alger); mother of Frederick Moulton Alger, Jr..
  Political family: Alger family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Sarah Anderson Anderson (b. 1901) — also known as Sarah A. Anderson; Sarah Anderson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., January 23, 1901. Democrat. School teacher; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1954-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Dr. Henry A. Anderson and Maude (Smith) Anderson; married, December 1, 1922, to Dr. Adolphus W. Anderson, Sr.
  Margaret Andrews (1901-1990) — also known as Margaret Susanna Bringgold; Mrs. R. C. Andrews — of Lindstrom, Chisago County, Minn. Born in Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minn., April 28, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; librarian; secretary of Minnesota Republican Party, 1945-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died October 1, 1990 (age 89 years, 156 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Lindstrom, Minn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Jacob A. Bringgold, Jr. and Mary Alice (Finn) Bringgold; married, June 30, 1927, to Raymond Charles Andrews.
  Epitaph: "Wife - Mother"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Julia Hoge Spencer Ardery (1889-1977) — also known as Julia Hoge Spencer; Mrs. W. B. Ardery — of Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Richmond, Va., September 16, 1889. Democrat. Kentucky historian; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (alternate), 1956; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1944; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1956-60. Female. Disciples of Christ. Member, Delta Delta Delta; Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in March, 1977 (age 87 years, 0 days). Interment somewhere in Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rev. Isaac J. Spencer (1851-1922) and Sally Louise (Pendleton) Spencer (1853-1932); married, April 14, 1910, to William Breckinridge Ardery; mother of Philip Pendleton Ardery (1914-2012).
  Political family: Tweedy family.
  Sylvia Lula Ashworth (b. 1874) — also known as Sylvia L. Ashworth — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Peru, Nemaha County, Neb., November 27, 1874. Democrat. Chiropractor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Female. Methodist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; League of Women Voters; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Agnes Beahn Baggett (1905-1992) — also known as Agnes Baggett; Agnes Beahn — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., April 9, 1905. Democrat. Secretary of state of Alabama, 1951-55, 1963-67, 1975-79; Alabama state auditor, 1955-59; Alabama state treasurer, 1959-63, 1967-75; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Female. Methodist. Member, American Legion Auxiliary; Order of the Eastern Star; Altrusa. Died December 15, 1992 (age 87 years, 250 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Richard Beahn and Leila Belle (Thomason) Beahn; married, October 14, 1926, to George Lamar Baggett (died 1949).
  Rose Agnes Barnes (b. 1910) — also known as Rose Agnes Langford; Mrs. Ernest A. Barnes — of Albany, Clinton County, Ky. Born in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala., August 5, 1910. Republican. School teacher; model; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Female. Methodist. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Edward Langford and Alma (Coleman) Langford; married, January 22, 1931, to Ernest A. Barnes.
  Frances Richmond Bickert (1887-1987) — also known as Frances Bickert; Frances Richmond — of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa. Born in Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, October 14, 1887. Democrat. School teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940, 1952 (alternate). Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died in October, 1987 (age about 99 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Levi Tiltson Richmond and Elizabeth Winifred (Malone) Richmond; married, September 10, 1913, to John Henry Bickert.
  Carol Newberry Brooks (b. 1888) — also known as Carol Newberry; Mrs. Frank W. Brooks, Jr. — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 7, 1888. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1936. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harriet (Barnes) Newberry and Truman Handy Newberry (1864-1945); married, June 19, 1912, to Frank W. Brooks, Jr.; granddaughter of John Stoughton Newberry.
  Political family: Newberry family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Estella Cline Brumbaugh (1891-1978) — also known as Estella Brumbaugh; Estella Cline; Mrs. F. A. Brumbaugh — of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo. Born in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Ind., November 2, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1944 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956. Female. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died in June, 1978 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Marguerite Allen Campbell (b. 1895) — also known as Marguerite Campbell; Marguerite Allen — of New Meadows, Adams County, Idaho. Born in Lafayette, Yamhill County, Ore., February 25, 1895. Republican. Member of Idaho state senate, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Gamma Phi Beta; Grange; Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Orien Allen and Emma (Wright) Allen; married, December 28, 1918, to Rollie L. Campbell.
  Marguerite Stitt Church (1892-1990) — also known as Marguerite S. Church; Marguerite Stitt; Mrs. Ralph E. Church — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1892. Republican. Psychologist; U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1951-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964; speaker, 1952, 1960. Female. Methodist. Member, League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa; American Association of University Women; Delta Kappa Gamma; Zonta; Beta Sigma Phi; American Legion Auxiliary. Died May 26, 1990 (age 97 years, 255 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of William James Stitt and Adelaide (Forsythe) Stitt; married, December 21, 1918, to Ralph Edwin Church (1883-1950).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mary Stallings Coleman (1914-2001) — also known as Mary S. Coleman; Mary Leslie Stallings — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Forney, Kaufman County, Tex., June 24, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Michigan, 1961-72; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1973-82; resigned 1982; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1979-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Junior League; Altrusa; American Legion Auxiliary; American Association of University Women; Beta Sigma Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Omicron Pi. Died, of cancer, in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., November 27, 2001 (age 87 years, 156 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Leslie C. Stallings and Agnes (Huther) Stallings; married 1939 to Creighton R. Coleman (1912-1995).
  See also Wikipedia article — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Florence G. Danforth (b. 1892) — also known as Florence Jarvis — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 17, 1892. School teacher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1947; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 4th Ward, 1948. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Henry Jarvis and Mary Winifred (O'Leary) Jarvis; married, June 30, 1917, to G. Arthur Danforth.
  Gertrude Detweiler (1895-1988) — also known as Gertrude E. Homan; Mrs. W. H. Detweiler — of Hazelton, Jerome County, Idaho; Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., March 12, 1895. Republican. Nurse; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1956; chair, Arrangements Committee, chair, 1960. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died, in the Lewiston Care Center, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho, July 20, 1988 (age 93 years, 130 days). Interment at Twin Falls Cemetery, Twin Falls, Idaho.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Homan and Ida Homan; married, November 19, 1919, to William Hunsberger Detweiler (1893-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Flora Cotton Etter — also known as Flora Cotton — of Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa. Born in Scott County, Iowa. Democrat. School teacher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Iowa, 1928-39; candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1930. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Dr. Newton B. Cotton and Ellen (Crane) Cotton; married, December 20, 1894, to William L. Etter (1872?-?).
  Alice Elizabeth Figg (1882-1953) — also known as Alice E. Figg — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, January 21, 1882. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1940, 1948; member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1942-50; treasurer of Iowa Republican Party, 1950-52. Female. Lutheran. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died, from a heart ailment, in a hospital at Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, November 8, 1953 (age 71 years, 291 days). Interment at Avon Cemetery, Avon, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Samuel S. Figg (1876-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joan Finney (1925-2001) — also known as Joan McInroy — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., February 12, 1925. Candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1972; Kansas state treasurer, 1975-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984, 2000; Governor of Kansas, 1991-95; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1996. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. First woman governor of Kansas. Died, from complications of liver cancer, in St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., July 28, 2001 (age 76 years, 166 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Viva Gaunt (1892-1974) — also known as Viva Huntley — of Grandville, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., November 7, 1892. Republican. Nurse; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Died in Grandville, Kent County, Mich., April 5, 1974 (age 81 years, 149 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Robert C. Gaunt (c.1891-1974).
  Rosemary Lucas Ginn (1912-2003) — also known as Rosemary L. Ginn; Rosemary Bewick Lucas; Mrs. M. Stanley Ginn — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., August 28, 1912. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956 (alternate), 1968, 1972; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1960-79; U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1976-77. Female. Baptist. Member, American Association of University Women; League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Delta Delta Delta; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in Osage Beach Health Care Center, Osage Beach, Camden County, Mo., January 3, 2003 (age 90 years, 128 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Reuben E. Lucas and Mary (Bewick) Lucas; married, June 21, 1934, to Milton Stanley Ginn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Janet Hill Gordon (1915-1990) — also known as Janet Hill — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 11, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1942-46; Chenango County Attorney, 1944-45; first woman county attorney in New York State; member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1947-58; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948; member of New York state senate 46th District, 1959-62; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1962. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Daughters of the American Revolution; Grange; Gamma Phi Beta; Delta Kappa Gamma; Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary. Died September 17, 1990 (age 75 years, 249 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Norwich, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Perminter Hill (1878-1950) and Florine (Hall) Hill (1879-1951); married to William J. Gordon.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cecil Murray Harden (1894-1984) — also known as Cecil M. Harden; Cecil Murray; Mrs. F. R. Harden — of Covington, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Covington, Fountain County, Ind., November 21, 1894. Republican. School teacher; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1944-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956, 1972; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1949-59; defeated, 1958. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; American Legion Auxiliary; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., December 5, 1984 (age 90 years, 14 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Covington, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of Timothy James Murray (1862-1935) and Sarah Jane 'Jennie' (Clotfelter) Murray (1864-1943); married, December 22, 1914, to Frost Revere Harden (1889-1965).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clara Kahler (b. 1880) — also known as Clara Felecia Goodman — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind., March 8, 1880. Democrat. Stenographer; actress; candidate for California state senate, 1946. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Benedict Goodman and Margaret (Von Hohenstein) Goodman; married to John Kahler.
  Amy Georgia MacHale (b. 1892) — also known as Amy MacHale — of Shelby, Toole County, Mont. Born in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis., February 22, 1892. Republican. School teacher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1948. Female. Protestant. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Patrick Richard MacHale.
  Leone Friday Matson (b. 1901) — also known as Leone F. Matson; Mrs. Henrik L. Matson — of Avoca, Murray County, Minn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., May 31, 1901. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Female. Lutheran. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Farm Bureau; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Marguerite A. Mattis — also known as Marguerite Hart — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born in Erie, Erie County, Pa. Democrat. Erie County Register and Recorder of Deeds; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Albert D. Hart and Julia (Schmitt) Hart; married to Carl A. Mattis.
  Rose Gorr Mayes (b. 1898) — also known as Rose Mayes; Mrs. Gilford Mayes — of Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho. Born in Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, Mont., May 16, 1898. Republican. Vice-chair of Idaho Republican Party, 1942-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1944; speaker, 1952; member of Republican National Committee from Idaho, 1948-56. Female. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Minnie Freeman Penney (b. 1868) — also known as Minnie Mae Freeman; Mrs. Edgar B. Penney — of Fullerton, Nance County, Neb. Born in Raymonds Corners, Potter County, Pa., February 25, 1868. Republican. School teacher; during a sudden, fierce blizzard on January 12, 1888, saved the lives of seventeen children by leading them from her schoolhouse to the nearest farm, a mile away; member of Republican National Committee from Nebraska, 1922-28. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Pi Beta Phi; Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Sarah Lovica (Cushing) Freeman (1833-1904) and William Elder Freeman (died 1912); married, April 22, 1891, to Edgar Byron Penney.
  Jane Wall Purcell — also known as Mrs. Richard Purcell — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in Swanton, Franklin County, Vt. Democrat. School teacher; accountant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940. Female. Catholic. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sylvia Havre Raihle — also known as Sylvia H. Raihle — of Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wis. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Chippewa County; defeated, 1942; elected 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954. Female. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Evelyn E. Richards (b. 1927) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born August 25, 1927. Republican. Real estate agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1979-80, 1985-86, 1989-94 (11th District 1979-80, 13th District 1985-86, 1989-92, 15th District 1993-94). Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Married to William E. Richards.
  Edith Nourse Rogers (1881-1960) — also known as Edith Frances Nourse — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Saco, York County, Maine, 1881. Republican. Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1924; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1925-60; died in office 1960. Female. Congregationalist; later Episcopalian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1998. Died September 10, 1960 (age about 79 years). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Daughter of Franklin Nourse and Edith Francis (Riversmith) Nourse; married, October 2, 1907, to John Jacob Rogers (1881-1925).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Agnes M. Samuelson (1887-1963) — of Page County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa, April 4, 1887. Republican. School teacher; Iowa superintendent of public instruction, 1927-39. Female. Lutheran. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion Auxiliary; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, May 12, 1963 (age 76 years, 38 days). Interment somewhere in Shenandoah, Iowa.
  Relatives: Daughter of August Samuelson and Alvida (Johnson) Samuelson.
  Marion Margery Scranton (b. 1884) — also known as Marion M. Scranton; Marion Margery Warren; Mrs. Worthington Scranton — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., April 2, 1884. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania Republican State Committee, 1922-34; vice-chair of Pennsylvania Republican Party, 1926-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948; member of Republican National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1928-51; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1936-38. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames; American Legion Auxiliary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Everett Warren and Ellen (Willard) Warren; married to Worthington Scranton; mother of William Warren Scranton; grandmother of William Worthington Scranton III (1947-).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Jae Spears — also known as Jae Marshall — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. School teacher; newspaper work; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 30th District; elected 1974, 1976, 1978; member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1981-92. Female. Christian. Member, Delta Kappa Gamma; Theta Sigma Phi; Daughters of the American Revolution; American Legion Auxiliary. Still living as of 1992.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Marshall and Sylvia (Fox) Marshall; married to Lawrence E. Spears.
  Leonor Kretzer Sullivan (1902-1988) — also known as Leonor Sullivan; Leonor A. Kretzer; Mrs. John B. Sullivan — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 21, 1902. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1953-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956, 1960. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters; American Legion Auxiliary. Died September 1, 1988 (age 86 years, 11 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frederick William Kretzer and Nora (Jostrand) Kretzer; married, December 27, 1941, to John Berchmans Sullivan (1897-1951).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Louise R. Tatosian — also known as Louise Rohlfing — of Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Real estate broker; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Alexander K. Tatosian.
  Bernice M. Watson (1901-1980) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Breckenridge, Gratiot County, Mich., August 16, 1901. Republican. School teacher and principal; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1947-48. Female. Baptist. Member, National Education Association; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in 1980 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jackie Withrow — also known as Jackie Neubert; Mrs. W. W. Withrow — of Sophia, Raleigh County, W.Va.; Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Mabscott, Raleigh County, W.Va. Democrat. Real estate agent; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1961-78 (Raleigh County 1961-74, 18th District 1975-78). Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; American Legion Auxiliary. Still living as of 1978.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Frank Neubert and Willie Lee (Flanagan) Neubert; married, April 20, 1943, to William W. Withrow.
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