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  Carlotta Townsend Alderman (1882-1967) — also known as Carlotta Latise Townsend; Mrs. J. D. Alderman — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Liberty County, Ga., March 1, 1882. Democrat. Realtor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948, 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1956. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Order of the Eastern Star. Died June 3, 1967 (age 85 years, 94 days). Interment at Dekle Cemetery, Lake Butler, Fla.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Columbus Townsend and Susan Elizabeth (Dekle) Townsend; married, June 29, 1904, to John Daniel Alderman (1872-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Julia McGehee Alexander (d. 1957) — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1940. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died February 23, 1957. Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Sydenham Benoni Alexander (1840-1921).
  Political families: Williams family of North Carolina; Stevenson-Ewing family of Bloomington, Illinois; Alexander-Stevenson-Williams family of Charlotte, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Florence Ellinwood Allen Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) — also known as Florence E. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921-22; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1922-34; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1934-59; took senior status 1959. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Daughters of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Beta Pi; Delta Kappa Gamma; Kappa Delta Pi. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2005. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 12, 1966 (age 82 years, 173 days). Interment at Waite Hill Village Cemetery, Waite Hill, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) and Corinne Marie (Tuckerman) Allen.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  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.
  Florence S. Babbitt (1847-1929) — also known as Florence Lewis Smalley — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Friendship, Allegany County, N.Y., March 19, 1847. Democrat. Antique dealer; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1919. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 3, 1929 (age 82 years, 229 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Mortimer C. Smalley (1821-1899) and Nancy Maria (Lewis) Smalley (1821-1887); married, August 2, 1866, to John Willard Babbitt (1836-1901).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Martha S. Barber (b. 1869) — also known as Martha Stark; Mrs. C. L. Barber — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Eaton County, Mich., March 3, 1869. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate); vice-chair of Michigan Republican Party, 1937; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1940. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John K. Stark and Eliza (Cushing) Stark; married, December 24, 1900, to C. L. Barber (died).
  Mabel C. Batchelder (born c.1874) — also known as Mabel C. Streeter — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., about 1874. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1932. Female. Unitarian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Leonard Streeter and Caroline (Ammidown) Streeter; married, June 27, 1894, to Frank R. Batchelder.
  Anna Child Bird (b. 1856) — also known as Anna J. Child; Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird — of East Walpole, Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 12, 1856. Republican. Chair, Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, 1917-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Republican National Committee from Massachusetts, 1924. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Interment somewhere in East Walpole, Walpole, Mass.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elisha Norwin Child and Elizabeth Humphrey (Martin) Child; married, October 19, 1880, to Charles Sumner Bird (son of Francis William Bird (1816?-?)); mother of Charles Sumner Bird, Jr..
  Political family: Bird family of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
  Annie Webb Blanton (1870-1945) — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 19, 1870. Democrat. College professor; Texas superintendent of public instruction, 1919-23. Female. Methodist. Member, American Association of University Women; Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi; Pi Lambda Theta; Pi Gamma Mu; Delta Kappa Gamma; Order of the Eastern Star; Maccabees. First woman to be elected to statewide office in Texas. Died October 2, 1945 (age 75 years, 44 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Lindsay Blanton and Eugenia (Webb) Blanton; sister of Thomas Lindsay Blanton (1872-1957).
  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
  Frances Payne Bolton (1885-1977) — also known as Frances P. Bolton; Frances Payne Bingham — of Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 29, 1885. Republican. Member of Ohio Republican State Central Committee, 1938-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1940-69; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948 (speaker), 1952 (Honorary Vice-President), 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968. Female. Presbyterian. Member, League of Women Voters; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Daughters of the American Revolution. First woman member of Congress to head a mission abroad, 1955. Died in Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 9, 1977 (age 91 years, 345 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles William Bingham (1846-1929) and Mary Perry (Payne) Bingham (1854-1898); married, September 14, 1907, to Chester Castle Bolton; mother of Oliver Payne Bolton; granddaughter of Henry B. Payne; first cousin once removed of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney (1904-1982); second cousin five times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third cousin twice removed of Leveret Brainard; third cousin thrice removed of Amaziah Brainard; fourth cousin of Benjamin Lewis Fairchild; fourth cousin once removed of George Buckingham Beecher.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Hay-Morton-Turner-Wadsworth family of Taunton, Massachusetts; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  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).
  Annie Candee (1868-1956) — also known as Annie Chunn — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in 1868. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1928. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in 1956 (age about 88 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Nehemiah Candee (1870-1941).
  Epitaph: "Beloved Wife and Mother."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edith C. Cheney (b. 1888) — also known as Edith Madison Costello — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born July 12, 1888. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1940-44. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Cheney (born 1863) and Virginia Cheney (born 1867); married, February 2, 1911, to Guy Warren Cheney (1886-1939).
  Mamie White Colvin (1883-1955) — also known as Mamie W. Colvin; Mamie White — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Westview, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 12, 1883. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1918, 1922; Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1918; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Methodist. Member, Women's Christian Temperance Union; Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., October 30, 1955 (age 72 years, 140 days). Interment at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Westfield, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rev. Levi White and Mary Belle (Hudelson) White; married, September 19, 1906, to David Leigh Colvin (1880-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Belle Cooledge (1884-1955) — also known as "Auntie Belle" — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Sutter Creek, Amador County, Calif., July 29, 1884. School teacher; instructor, dean of women, and vice president of Sacramento Junior College; mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1948-49. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 9, 1955 (age 71 years, 103 days). Burial location unknown.
  The Belle Cooledge Branch Library, in Sacramento, California, is named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Janet Weir Creighton (b. 1950) — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born, in Aultman Hospital, Canton, Stark County, Ohio, August 22, 1950. Republican. Stark County Recorder, 1985-91; Stark County Auditor, 1991-2003; mayor of Canton, Ohio, 2004-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Married to William L. Turnbow.
  Mary Ella Fenn Crenshaw (1901-1966) — also known as Mrs. Henry Crenshaw — of Samson, Geneva County, Ala. Born in Dothan, Houston County, Ala., March 7, 1901. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Female. Methodist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died September 20, 1966 (age 65 years, 197 days). Interment at Travelers Rest Cemetery, Samson, Ala.
  Deanna Demuzio — of Carlinville, Macoupin County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 49th District, 2004-; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Married to Vince Demuzio (1941-2004).
  See also Wikipedia article
  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.
  Willa Blake Eslick (1878-1961) — also known as Willa B. Eslick; Willa McCord Blake — of Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn. Born in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn., September 8, 1878. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 7th District, 1932-33. Female. Methodist. Member, American Association of University Women; Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., February 18, 1961 (age 82 years, 163 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Tenn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Washington Blake and Eliza Hansell (McCord) Blake; married, June 6, 1906, to Edward Everett Eslick (1872-1932).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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?-?).
  Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson (1897-1977) — also known as Sue Ramsey Johnston; Mrs. R. S. Ferguson — of Taylorsville, Alexander County, N.C. Born in Mecklenburg County, N.C., June 19, 1897. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1960; member of North Carolina state senate 28th District, 1947-49; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1948, 1952. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Kappa Gamma; Order of the Eastern Star; Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in November, 1977 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rufus M. Johnston and Grace W. (Alexander) Johnston; married, February 14, 1934, to Raymond Stanley Ferguson (born 1889).
  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
  Julia B. Foraker (1847-1933) — also known as Julia Ann Paine Bundy — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Jackson County, Ohio, June 17, 1847. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 21, 1933 (age 86 years, 34 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Caroline (Paine) Bundy (1817-1868) and Hezekiah Sanford Bundy; married, October 4, 1870, to Joseph Benson Foraker (1846-1917).
  Political family: Foraker-Bundy family of Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mary Louise Foust (b. 1909) — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Born October 15, 1909. Accountant; lawyer; Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1956; defeated (Republican), 1979; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956; candidate in Democratic primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1975; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1980. Female. Baptist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of David Taylor Foust and Margaret (Rippel) Foust.
  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
  Susa Young Gates (1856-1933) — also known as Susa Young — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 18, 1856. Republican. Writer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1908. Female. Mormon. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 27, 1933 (age 77 years, 70 days). Interment at Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah.
  Relatives: Daughter of Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Lucy (Bigelow) Young; married 1872 to Alma Bailey Dunford (divorced 1877); married, January 5, 1880, to Jacob F. Gates.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Louise Cuyler Gerry — also known as Louise C. Gerry — of Snyder, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Robbinston, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940. Female. Congregationalist or Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Zonta; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Catharine Gibson (1907-1997) — also known as Catharine Coffman; Mrs. Peter Gibson — of Woodland Beach, Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind., September 29, 1907. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956; vice-chair of Michigan Republican Party, 1953-57. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. Died August 24, 1997 (age 89 years, 329 days). Interment at Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Peter Gibson (1902-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Mary Owen Graham — also known as Mary O. Graham — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Democrat. School teacher; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1920. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; League of Women Voters. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Archibald Graham and Eliza Owen (Barry) Graham.
Rhoda Fox Graves Rhoda Fox Graves (1877-1950) — of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Born in Fowler town, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., 1877. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; member of New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 1st District, 1925-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1932; member of New York state senate, 1935-48 (34th District 1935-44, 39th District 1945-48). Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. First woman elected to the New York State Senate. Died in Hollywood, Broward County, Fla., January 25, 1950 (age about 72 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Perle A. Graves (1869-1954; first cousin by marriage of Frank L. Seaker); mother of Paul D. Graves (1907-1972).
  Political family: Graves family of Gouverneur, New York.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Sallie Hailey (b. 1903) — also known as Mrs. E. E. Hailey — of Arrow Rock, Saline County, Mo. Born in Arrow Rock, Saline County, Mo., June 20, 1903. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956 (delegation vice-chair); county judge in Missouri, 1965-66; member of Democratic National Committee from Missouri, 1966-67. Female. Christian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Zonta. Burial location unknown.
  Stella Bernice Haines (1876-1963) — also known as Stella B. Haines — of Augusta, Butler County, Kan. Born in Rose Hill, Butler County, Kan., December 3, 1876. Republican. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1926-30; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Female. Baptist. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Daughters of the American Revolution; Daughters of the War of 1812. Died September 18, 1963 (age 86 years, 289 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta, Kan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jessie Arabel Hall (b. 1868) — also known as Jessie A. Hall; Jessie Arabel Morse; Mrs. Frank B. Hall — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Hubbardston, Worcester County, Mass., November 7, 1868. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Female. Unitarian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lyman Morse and Hepsibah Augusta (Stone) Morse; married, July 9, 1895, to Frank B. Hall.
  Fern Smith Hammond (b. 1900) — also known as Fern Smith — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., February 9, 1900. Republican. Nurse; Deputy state welfare director; vice-chair of Michigan Republican Party, 1939. Female. Presbyterian. Member, League of Women Voters; Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Louis Smith and Sarah Elizabeth (LeRoy) Smith; married to Russel W. Hammond.
  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
  Perle T. Harman (b. 1900) — also known as Mrs. Sayers Harman — of Yukon, McDowell County, W.Va.; Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., November 26, 1900. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1933-34; defeated, 1934; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from West Virginia, 1960-63; president of several coal mining companies. Female. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Burial location unknown.
  Lolita Hilliard (1908-1997) — also known as Lolita Ruth Collett; Mrs. M. E. Hilliard — of Front Royal, Warren County, Va.; Parsons, Tucker County, W.Va.; St. Peters, St. Charles County, Mo. Born in West Virginia, September 15, 1908. Democrat. Nurse; chair of Tucker County Democratic Party, 1949-62. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Order of the Eastern Star; Daughters of the American Revolution. Died, in Claywest House nursing home, St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo., May 29, 1997 (age 88 years, 256 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Parsons Cemetery, Parsons, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of Maurie Jay Collett (1884-1935) and Hazel (Ferguson) Collett (1890-1979); married 1926 to Milliard Earl Hilliard (1902-1991).
  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
  Mary Humeston (1887-1971) — also known as Mary Whited; Mrs. D. S. Humeston — of Albia, Monroe County, Iowa. Born in Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, February 5, 1887. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928, 1940. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died February 25, 1971 (age 84 years, 20 days). Interment at Oakview Cemetery, Albia, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married, November 15, 1905, to Dwight S. Humeston (1885-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Georgia Daniel Irvine (1882-1974) — of Vandalia, Audrain County, Mo. Born in Vandalia, Audrain County, Mo., December 25, 1882. Democrat. Music teacher; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Audrain County, 1943-48. Female. Christian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; League of Women Voters. Died, in Tri-County Nursing Home, Vandalia, Audrain County, Mo., September 6, 1974 (age 91 years, 255 days). Interment at Vandalia Cemetery, Vandalia, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of George Washington Daniel and Mary (Bowen) Daniel; married, June 10, 1908, to Ernest Albert Irvine (1879-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sarah Van Hoosen Jones (1892-1972) — of Rochester, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Rochester, Oakland County, Mich., June 23, 1892. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1944-55; defeated, 1955. Female. Member, Zonta; Daughters of the American Revolution; Sigma Xi; Pi Beta Phi. Died in 1972 (age about 80 years). Interment at Stoney Creek Cemetery, Rochester Hills, Mich.
  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
  Maude Elizabeth Kee (1895-1975) — also known as Elizabeth Kee; Maude Etta Simpkins; Maude Elizabeth Frazier; Mrs. John Kee — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Radford, Va., June 7, 1895. Democrat. U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1951-65. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., February 15, 1975 (age 79 years, 253 days). Interment at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Jesse Wade Simpkins and Cora French Hall Simpkins; married to Alan Frazier (divorced); married, September 7, 1926, to John Kee (1874-1951); mother of James Kee.
  Political family: Kee family of Bluefield, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mary Stella Kelleher (1887-1979) — also known as Mary S. Kelleher; Mary Stella Donahoe — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Born in Pocahontas County, Iowa, October 23, 1887. Democrat. Secretary of Iowa Democratic Party, 1926-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936, 1940; vice-chair of Iowa Democratic Party, 1936-40; member of Democratic National Committee from Iowa, 1940. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, January 12, 1979 (age 91 years, 81 days). Interment at Corpus Christi Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Iowa.
  Relatives: Daughter of Edward Andrew Donahoe and Elizabeth Catherine (O'Brien) Donahoe; married, April 17, 1912, to Denis Martin Kelleher.
  Hazel T. Kump (1914-2002) — also known as Hazel Vorus Turner — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in LaGrange, Troup County, Ga., July 8, 1914. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; American Association of University Women. Died, in Elkins Regional Convalescent Center, Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va., March 14, 2002 (age 87 years, 249 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Henry Turner, Jr. (1879-1962) and Hazel Netelle (Vorus) Turner (1886-1952); married, September 6, 1933, to Cyrus Scott Kump (1908-1964).
  Political family: Kump family of Elkins, West Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Helen Connor Laird (b. 1891) — also known as Helen Connor; Mrs. Melvin R. Laird, Sr. — of Marshfield, Wood County, Wis. Born in Grand Rapids (now Wisconsin Rapids), Wood County, Wis., August 22, 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Duncan Connor (1864-1944); married to Melvin Robert Laird, Sr.; mother of Melvin Robert Laird, Jr..
  Political family: Laird-Doyle family of Marshfield, Wisconsin.
  Julia Ethel Landers (1872-1953) — also known as Julia E. Landers — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., 1872. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1920; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 12, 1953 (age about 80 years). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of Franklin Landers (1825-1901) and Martha (Turner) Landers.
  Ethel Louise Leonard (b. 1919) — also known as Louise Leonard; Ethel Louise McVey — of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Washington, D.C., October 7, 1919. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1968; member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1971-74; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1972. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; League of Women Voters. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Roy Leslie McVey and Florence Alberta (Bellows) McVey; married, January 23, 1948, to Robert P. Leonard.
  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.
  Evelyn Silliman Malone (1905-1981) — also known as Evelyn Malone; Evelyn I. Silliman; Mrs. M. W. Malone — of Windom, Cottonwood County, Minn. Born in Windom, Cottonwood County, Minn., December 25, 1905. Democrat. School teacher; librarian; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1960; Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor state chair, 1960-62. Female. Methodist. Member, American Association of University Women; Order of the Eastern Star; Daughters of the American Revolution. Struck by a car while walking in Sun City, Arizona, and died soon after, in a hospital at Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., February 18, 1981 (age 75 years, 55 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, Minn.
  Relatives: Daughter of William LeRoy Silliman and Lottie (Pletz) Silliman; married, January 12, 1943, to Maurice William 'Pat' Malone (1895-1968); married, June 7, 1975, to John O. Burton (died 1980).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adelaide Van Gorden Morrow (1870-1947) — also known as Adelaide V. Morrow; Adelaide Van Gorden; Mrs. M. E. Morrow — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Born in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, November 28, 1870. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1922-23. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in West Plains, Howell County, Mo., December 19, 1947 (age 77 years, 21 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Squire Van Gorden (1826-1905) and Catherine (McGouldrick) Van Gorden; married, November 26, 1895, to Mancil Edward Morrow (1870-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Lila Dooley Northcutt (b. 1886) — also known as Mrs. R. L. Northcutt — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Bedford, Bedford County, Va., September 1, 1886. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Robert Lee Northcutt.
  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.
  Ruth Bryan Owen (1885-1954) — also known as Ruth Bryan; Ruth Bryan Rohde; Mrs. Borge Rohde — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., October 2, 1885. Democrat. Lecturer; U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1929-33; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1933-36. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Delta Gamma. first woman to be elected to Congress from the South; inducted 1992 into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame. Died in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 26, 1954 (age 68 years, 297 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Ordrup Cemetery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) and Mary Elizabeth (Baird) Bryan (1861-1930); married, May 3, 1910, to Reginald Owen (died 1927); married, July 11, 1936, to Borge Rohde; mother of Helen Rudd Brown; niece of Charles Wayland Bryan; granddaughter of Silas Lillard Bryan.
  Political family: Bryan-Jennings family of Illinois.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Emma Follin Parsons — also known as Emma Parsons; Emma Follin; Mrs. Clifford W. Parsons — of Ruby, Santa Cruz County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Fairport, DeKalb County, Mo. Republican. School teacher; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1940-48. Female. Methodist. Member, Delta Delta Delta; Daughters of the American Revolution; American Association of University Women. 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.
  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
  Mrs. Samuel W. Price (b. 1879) — of Scarbro, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Cedar Hill (unknown county), W.Va., September 5, 1879. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1933-36. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. Burial location unknown.
  Virginia Polhill Price (b. 1896) — also known as Virginia Polhill — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga., February 4, 1896. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1936-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Female. Baptist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Rufus Gordon Price.
  E. Ruth Pyrtle — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. School teacher and principal; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Female. Methodist. Member, Pi Gamma Mu; American Association of University Women; Daughters of the American Revolution; League of Women Voters. Burial location unknown.
  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
  DeeDee Ritchie (b. 1953) — of Escambia County, Fla. Born in Leesville, Vernon Parish, La., September 22, 1953. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives 3rd District, 1999-. Female. Methodist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Alpha Omicron Pi. Still living as of 1999.
  Katharine Price Collier St. George (1894-1983) — also known as Katharine St. George; Katharine Delano Price Collier — of Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England, July 12, 1894. Republican. Executive vice-president and treasurer, St. George Coal Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; speaker, 1956; Parliamentarian, 1960; U.S. Representative from New York, 1947-65 (29th District 1947-53, 28th District 1953-63, 27th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died in Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y., May 2, 1983 (age 88 years, 294 days). Interment at St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo Church Cemetery, Tuxedo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Price Collier and Katharine (Delano) Collier; married 1917 to George Baker St. George; first cousin of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family; Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (1924-2016) — also known as Phyllis Schlafly; Phyllis McAlpin Stewart — of Alton, Madison County, Ill.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 15, 1924. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1952 (24th District), 1970 (23rd District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008 (alternate), 2012, 2016. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha. Author of A Choice Not An Echo and other books; leader of opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment; founder and president of the Eagle Forum. Died, from cancer, in Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo., September 5, 2016 (age 92 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Bruce Stewart; married, October 20, 1949, to John Fred Schlafly, Jr. (1908?-1993).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Books by Phyllis Schlafly: Feminist Fantasies (2003) — A Choice, Not an Echo (1964) — Equal Pay for Unequal Work (1984) — Pornography's Victims (1987) — Safe Not Sorry (1967) — Kissinger on the Couch (1975) — No Higher Power: Obama's War on Religious Freedom, with George Neumayr
  Books about Phyllis Schlafly: Carol Felsenthal, Sweetheart of the Silent Majority
  Alma Kittredge Schneider (b. 1901) — also known as Alma K. Schneider; Alma Kittredge; Mrs. Daniel J. Schneider — of Morrison, Jefferson County, Colo.; Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., August 21, 1901. Republican. Newspaper reporter; real estate agent; vice-chair of Colorado Republican Party, 1942-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1944; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1948-52; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1952; superintendent, United States Mint at Denver. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Marble Kittredge and Anna Frederica (Von Myrbach) Kittredge; married, June 2, 1926, to Daniel Jacob Schneider.
  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).
  Virginia Dodd Smith (1911-2006) — also known as Virginia Smith; Virginia Dodd — of Chappell, Deuel County, Neb. Born in Randolph, Fremont County, Iowa, June 30, 1911. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1972; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1975-91. Female. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Daughters of the American Revolution; American Association of University Women; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Sun City West, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 23, 2006 (age 94 years, 207 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clifton Clark Dodd and Erville (Reeves) Dodd; married, August 27, 1931, to Haven N. Smith (died 1997).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  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.
  Katie Kratz Stine (b. 1956) — of Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky. Born December 6, 1956. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1995-98; member of Kentucky state senate 24th District, 1999-. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Junior League; Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 2004.
  Della Tovrea Stuart (1888-1969) — also known as Della Gillespie; Della Tovrea; Mrs. E. A. Tovrea; Mrs. William P. Stuart — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born in Blanco, Blanco County, Tex., October 8, 1888. Democrat. Auditor; director and vice-president, Tovrea Packing Co., 1919-46; president, Central Arizona Broadcasting Co., 1937-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936; member of Arizona Democratic State Central Committee, 1940; member of Democratic National Committee from Arizona, 1940-56. Female. Quaker. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died January 17, 1969 (age 80 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Steele Gillespie and Irene (Anderson) Gillespie; married, December 18, 1906, to Edward A. Tovrea (died 1932); married, November 16, 1936, to William P. Stuart.
  J. Anita Stup (b. 1945) — of Frederick County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1945. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 3, 1991-99. Female. Lutheran. Member, League of Women Voters; Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 1999.
  Effie Ward Talbot (born c.1878) — also known as Effie W. Talbot; Effie Ward; Mrs. E. E. Talbot — of Machias, Washington County, Maine. Born in Whiting, Washington County, Maine, about 1878. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1932. Female. Congregationalist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Silas M. Ward and Lucy (Hudson) Ward; married, April 8, 1899, to Edward Edgar Talbot.
  May Erwin Talmadge (1885-1973) — also known as May Marie Erwin; Mrs. Julius Y. Talmadge — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., February 26, 1885. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948, 1952; member of Georgia state board of education 10th District, 1950. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died August 2, 1973 (age 88 years, 157 days). Interment at Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Ga.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harry Johnson Erwin (1856-1930) and Mary A. (Mills) Erwin; married, October 18, 1905, to Julius Young Talmadge (1880-1940); second great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson Campbell (1793-1850).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bernice T. Van der Vries (b. 1890) — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Holton, Jackson County, Kan., February 14, 1890. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 7th District, 1935-42. Female. Episcopalian. Member, League of Women Voters; Daughters of the American Revolution; Pi Beta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to John N. Van der Vries.
  Clara Street Wescott (b. 1876) — also known as Clara Edna Street — of Plattsmouth, Cass County, Neb. Born in Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, June 26, 1876. Republican. School teacher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1936. Female. Methodist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Lew Street and Mary (McCullock) Street; married, September 28, 1904, to Edgar Hilt Wescott.
  Charlotte Woodbury (1875-1964) — also known as Charlotte Osborne; Mrs. John L. Woodbury — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 24, 1875. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Female. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 7, 1964 (age 88 years, 227 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas DeCourcy Osborne (1844-1925) and Christina Charlotte (Ray) Osborne (1851-1932); married 1899 to John Leonard Woodbury (1868-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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