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  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.
  Mabel Thorp Boardman (1860-1946) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 12, 1860. Member, Board of Incorporators, Red Cross, 1900; also served as Red Cross national secretary; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1920-21. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution. Died, from a coronary thrombosis, in Washington, D.C., March 17, 1946 (age 85 years, 156 days). Entombed at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Jarvis Boardman (1832-1915) and Florence (Sheffield) Boardman; grandniece of William Whiting Boardman; great-granddaughter of Elijah Boardman; first cousin of Harold Sheffield Van Buren and Sheffield Phelps; first cousin once removed of Phelps Phelps (1897-1981); first cousin thrice removed of William Bostwick and Daniel Warner Bostwick; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Jabez Bostwick, Henry Meigs and Jesse Hoyt; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Meigs, Jr., Ezra Bostwick and Judson B. Phelps.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Katharine Kennedy Brown (1891-1986) — also known as Katharine Kennedy; Mrs. Kleon Thaw Brown — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 16, 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 (alternate); member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee, 1928; member, Arrangements Committee, 1940; speaker, 1952; member of Ohio Republican State Central Committee, 1928-50; member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1932-67; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1944-52. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; Colonial Dames. Died, in the Kettering Convalescent Center nursing home, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, November 10, 1986 (age 95 years, 117 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Grafton Claggett Kennedy (1859-1909) and Louise (Achey) Kennedy (1860-1945); married, April 20, 1921, to Kleon Thaw Brown (died 1925).
  Jane Dice — also known as Jane Price; Mrs. John C. Dice — of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Born in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924 (alternate), 1932; member of West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1939-40; appointed 1939. Female. Methodist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Colonial Dames. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Stuart Price and Sue (McElhenney) Price; married 1900 to John C. Dice.
  Emma Eldredge (1845-1936) — also known as Emma C. Hayward; Mrs. C. A. Eldredge — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born November 30, 1845. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died February 5, 1936 (age 90 years, 67 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Married to Charles A. Eldredge.
  Mary Reamey Few (1885-1971) — also known as Mary Reamey Thomas; Mrs. W. P. Few — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Martinsville, Va., 1885. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from North Carolina, 1944-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker). Female. Methodist. French Huguenot and English ancestry. Member, American Association of University Women; Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died in Durham, Durham County, N.C., January 12, 1971 (age about 85 years). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lyne Starling Thomas and Elizabeth Ann (Sheffield) Thomas; married, August 17, 1911, to William Preston Few (1867-1940; president of Duke University, 1924-40; second great-grandnephew of William Few (1748-1828)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fay Webb Gardner (1885-1969) — also known as Fay Lamar Webb; Mrs. O. Max Gardner — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Born in Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., September 7, 1885. Democrat. Executive and stylist, Cleveland Cloth Mills of Shelby, N.C.; member of North Carolina Democratic State Committee, 1929; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1930-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1948, 1952. Female. Baptist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Colonial Dames. Died January 16, 1969 (age 83 years, 131 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Landrum Webb (1853-1930) and Kansas Love (Andrews) Webb (1856-1938); married, November 6, 1907, to Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947).
  Political family: Gardner family of Shelby, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about O. Max Gardner: Joseph L. Morrison, Governor O. Max Gardner : A Power in North Carolina and New Deal Washington
  Mary Mather Hooker (1864-1939) — also known as Mary M. Hooker; Mary Mather Turner — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1864. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1921-22, 1925-26; candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1936. Female. Member, Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. First woman to serve in the Connecticut legislature. Died, in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 13, 1939 (age 75 years, 76 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Peaslee Turner (1826-1910) and Julia Francis (Mather) Turner (1839-1924); married, November 12, 1889, to Edward Williams Hooker; second cousin thrice removed of Smith Thompson; third cousin twice removed of Jacob Livingston Sutherland, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Israel Dodd Condit (1802-1897).
  Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; DeCamp-Hinchman family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Katherine Graham Howard (1898-1986) — also known as Katherine G. Howard; Katherine Montague Graham; Mrs. Charles P. Howard — of Reading, Middlesex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Guyton, Effingham County, Ga., September 30, 1898. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (Convention Secretary; speaker), 1956 (alternate); member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1945-53; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1948-53. Female. Episcopalian. Member, League of Women Voters; Colonial Dames. Died in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass., January 26, 1986 (age 87 years, 118 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, Mass.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Lewis Graham and Margaret (Nowell) Graham; married, September 15, 1921, to Charles Pagelsen Howard (1887-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Flora Cameron Kampmann (born c.1926) — also known as Flora Cameron; Mrs. Ike S. Kampmann, Jr. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., about 1926. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960, 1964; member of Republican National Committee from Texas, 1960-68. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Junior League; Colonial Dames. Still living as of 1968.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Waldo Cameron and Helen Emelyn (Miller) Cameron; married, November 1, 1947, to Ike Simpson Kampmann, Jr. (1920?-).
  Marie Hilson Katzenbach (1882-1970) — also known as Marie H. Katzenbach; Marie Louise Hunt Hilson — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., December 8, 1882. Librarian; member, New Jersey State Board of Education, 1921-64; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Mercer County, 1947. Female. French ancestry. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., February 4, 1970 (age 87 years, 58 days). Interment at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, N.J.
  Relatives: Daughter of Cleveland Hilson (1842-1899) and Matilda Emily (Hunt) Hilson (1854-1924); married, November 7, 1911, to Edward Lawrence Katzenbach (1878-1934); mother of Nicholas de Belleville Katzenbach; second great-granddaughter of Moore Furman.
  Political family: Katzenbach family of New Jersey.
  The Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf, in Trenton, New Jersey, is named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hilda Sheets Long — also known as Hilda S. Long; Mrs. Edward Long — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1968-72. Female. Member, Junior League; Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 1972.
  Esther B. Narey (1884-1969) — also known as Esther Ann Bergman — of Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Born in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, June 26, 1884. Republican. School teacher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1940. Female. German and English ancestry. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died, in Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, August 22, 1969 (age 85 years, 57 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Spirit Lake, Iowa.
  Relatives: Daughter of Fredrick A. Bergman (1856-1942) and Mary Frances (Kingman) Bergman (1862-1945); married 1913 to Harry Elsworth Narey; mother of Peter Bergman Narey (1920-2008).
  Political family: Narey family of Spirit Lake, Iowa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955) — also known as Eleanor Marion Hume — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Franklin County, Ky., September 30, 1894. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936 (alternate), 1940. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., December 13, 1955 (age 61 years, 74 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Enoch Edgar Hume; niece of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; great-granddaughter of Jeremiah Weldon South; second great-granddaughter of Samuel South (1767?-1832); first cousin once removed of South Trimble; first cousin thrice removed of Harrison Cockrill, Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell and Francis Marion Cockrell; second cousin of South Strong.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  Livia Simpson Poffenbarger (1861-1937) — also known as Olivia Nye Simpson; Mrs. George Poffenbarger — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, March 12, 1861. Republican. Newspaper editor; historian; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1924. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., October 27, 1937 (age 76 years, 229 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of George Perry Simpson and Phoebe Almeda (Kennedy) Simpson; married, May 10, 1894, to George Poffenbarger; mother of Nathan Simpson Poffenbarger and Perry Simpson Poffenbarger (1899-1997).
  Political family: Dorsey-Poffenbarger family of Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louise Goff Reece (1898-1970) — also known as Louise G. Reece; Louise Goff; Mrs. Carroll Reece — of Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 6, 1898. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956 (alternate), 1964; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1961-63; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1967. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames. Died in Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn., May 14, 1970 (age 71 years, 189 days). Interment at Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Tenn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Guy Despard Goff; married, October 30, 1923, to Brazilla Carroll Reece; granddaughter of Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920).
  Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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).
  Esther Howell Toland (b. 1892) — also known as Esther H. Toland; Esther Roberts Howell; Mrs. Edward D. Toland — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 3, 1892. Republican. Member of New Hampshire Republican State Committee, 1932-44; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1936-48. Female. Member, Colonial Dames. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Warner Roberts Howell and Annabel (Fry) Howell; married, June 26, 1917, to Edward Dale Toland (1886-?); mother of Benjamin Rush Toland (U.S. Marine, killed in action at Iwo Jima, 1945).
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