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Politician members

Very incomplete list!

  Paul Humiston Alling (1896-1949) — also known as Paul H. Alling — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., July 15, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Beirut, 1924-26, 1927-28; Aleppo, 1926; Damascus, 1926-27; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Morocco, 1945-47; U.S. Consul General in Tangier, as of 1947; U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, 1947-48. Member, Delta Phi. Died, in the Naval Medical Center, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 1949 (age 52 years, 187 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edson Lyman Alling and Lulu Augusta (Harrison) Alling; married, June 23, 1923, to Romaine Bradem Loar.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Arthur J. Baldwin (b. 1868) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., August 26, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932. Methodist. Member, Delta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eben R. Baldwin and Caroline (West) Baldwin; married, June 18, 1892, to Frances Smiley.
  Charles Blanchard Carter (b. 1880) — also known as Charles B. Carter — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 10, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Maine state senate, 1920. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Phi; Delta Chi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Seth M. Carter and Mary A. (Crosby) Carter; married, December 15, 1911, to Claire Scanlan (1884?-?).
  John Gary Evans (1863-1942) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Cokesbury, Abbeville District (now Greenwood County), S.C., October 15, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1889-92; member of South Carolina state senate, 1893-94; Governor of South Carolina, 1894-97; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1895; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1896, 1900, 1912, 1916, 1928 (alternate); major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1912-16; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1918-21. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Phi. Died June 27, 1942 (age 78 years, 255 days). Interment at Willow Brook Cemetery, Edgefield, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan George Evans and Ann Victoria (Gary) Evans; married, December 17, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume.
  Thomas Knight Finletter (1893-1980) — also known as Thomas K. Finletter — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 11, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; special assistant to U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull, 1941-44; Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, 1950-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1961-65. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Delta Phi; Americans for Democratic Action; United World Federalists. Died in 1980 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Dickson Finletter (1862-?) and Helen (Grill) Finletter.
  Henry Thurston Gage (1912-1995) — also known as Henry T. Gage — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 14, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1947-48; defeated, 1948. Member, Delta Phi. Died March 8, 1995 (age 83 years, 22 days). Burial location unknown.
  John Jewett Garland (1902-1968) — also known as John J. Garland — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1902. Republican. Realtor; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 30, 1968 (age 66 years, 224 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.; cenotaph at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William May Garland (1866-1948) and Sadie Blanche (Hinman) Garland (1870-1958); married, December 29, 1933, to Helen Chandler.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Woodnutt Miller (1886-1973) — also known as Thomas W. Miller — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 26, 1886. Republican. Secretary of state of Delaware, 1913-15; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1915-17; defeated, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Delta Phi. Died in Reno, Washoe County, Nev., May 5, 1973 (age 86 years, 313 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Robert Miller and Abigail Morgan (Woodnutt) Miller; married, October 4, 1913, to Katharine M. Tallman; uncle of Clement Woodnutt Miller (1916-1962).
  Political family: Miller family of Wilmington, Delaware.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dana Gardner Munro (1892-1990) — also known as Dana G. Munro — of New Jersey. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 18, 1892. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1920-21; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1930-32. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1990 (age about 97 years). Interment somewhere in Waquoit, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Dana Carleton Munro and Alice Gardner (Beecher) Munro; married 1920 to Margaret Bennett Wiley.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961) — also known as Herbert C. Pell, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1884. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1919-21; defeated, 1920; New York Democratic state chair, 1921-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1937-41; Hungary, 1941. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Phi. Died in Munich (München), Germany, July 17, 1961 (age 77 years, 151 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Claiborne Pell (1853-1926) and Katherine Lorillard (Kernochan) Pell (1860-1917); married, November 3, 1915, to Matilda (Bigelow) Koehler (1895-1972); married, June 18, 1928, to Olive Tilton Bigelow; father of Claiborne de Borda Pell; great-grandson of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne (1809-1884); second great-grandson of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne; second great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin five times removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin four times removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin of Corinne Claiborne Boggs; third cousin once removed of Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr..
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
William P. C. Perry William P. C. Perry (b. 1895) — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va., February 25, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; glass worker; accountant; member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1943-46; defeated, 1946; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1949-60. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Delta Phi; Izaak Walton League; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Tayloe Perry and Eleanor (Craighill) Perry; married, October 28, 1922, to Mary Duffield Shutt.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Stanley Forman Reed (1884-1980) — also known as Stanley F. Reed — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky.; Washington, D.C. Born in Minerva, Mason County, Ky., December 31, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel, Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1912-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920, 1936; U.S. Solicitor General, 1935-38; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1938-57. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 2, 1980 (age 95 years, 93 days). Interment at Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John A. Reed and Frances (Forman) Reed; married, May 11, 1908, to Winifred Elgin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Stanley Reed: John D. Fassett, New Deal Justice: The Life of Stanley Reed of Kentucky
  Albert Cabell Ritchie (1876-1936) — also known as Albert C. Ritchie — of Baltimore, Md.; Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Richmond, Va., August 29, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Maryland state attorney general, 1915-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1924, 1928; Governor of Maryland, 1920-35; defeated, 1934; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Phi. Died, of a parlytic stroke, in Baltimore, Md., February 24, 1936 (age 59 years, 179 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Ritchie (1827?-?) and Elizabeth Caskie (Cabell) Ritchie; married 1907 to Elizabeth Catherine Baker (divorced 1916).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert C. Ritchie (built 1943, scrapped 1973) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Hiram Charles Todd (b. 1876) — also known as Hiram C. Todd — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., July 17, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; law partner of Edgar T. Brackett, 1917-22; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1921-22. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vernon Lawrence Todd and Anna Elizabeth (Tefft) Todd; married, November 27, 1901, to Susan Thomas Lumpkin.
  Walter Newbold Walmsley, Jr. (1904-1973) — also known as Walter N. Walmsley, Jr. — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 4, 1904. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Sao Paulo, 1928-31; Aden, 1931-33; Prague, 1933; Havana, 1934; U.S. Consul in Havana, 1935-37; Pernambuco, 1937-38; Rio de Janeiro, 1943; Lisbon, 1944-45; U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, 1959-62. Member, Delta Phi. Died in 1973 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Newbold Walmsley and Harriet Hoskins (Preston) Walmsley; married, January 14, 1936, to Maria Teresa (Sanchez) Domenech.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Whitridge (1869-1895) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 28, 1869. Banker; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Baltimore, Md., 1892-95; Consul for Chile in Baltimore, Md., 1892-95. Member, Delta Phi. When his house was on fire, he and his wife, attempting to escape through a window onto a ladder, fell to their deaths twenty feet below, in Baltimore, Md., January 15, 1895 (age 25 years, 18 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Augustus Whitridge (1835-1907) and Ellen Ward (Henderson) Whitridge (1838-1891); brother of Morris Whitridge (1865-1935); married, April 19, 1894, to Bessie Shoemaker (1871-1895).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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