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  Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953) — also known as Joseph W. Alsop — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., April 2, 1876. Dairy farmer; tobacco grower; insurance business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1907-08; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1909-12; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1909-12; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1912; first selectman of Avon, Connecticut, 1922-50. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi. Died, following a heart attack, in the St. Francis Xavier Infirmary, Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 17, 1953 (age 76 years, 349 days). Interment somewhere in Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wright Alsop and Elizabeth Winthrop (Beach) Alsop (1847-1889); married, November 4, 1909, to Corinne Douglas Robinson; father of Joseph Alsop (1910-1989; reporter, columnist), Corinne A. Chubb (1912-1997), Stewart Alsop (1914-1974; reporter, columnist) and John deKoven Alsop.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles F. Bachmann (1915-1983) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., November 26, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1957-60; defeated, 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Delta Psi; Sigma Nu Phi; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Jesters; Shriners. Died in December, 1983 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carl George Bachmann (1890-1980).
  John Cromwell Bell, Jr. (1892-1974) — also known as John C. Bell, Jr. — of Wynnewood, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 25, 1892. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1943-47; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1947; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1950-72; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1961-72. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Delta Psi. Died March 18, 1974 (age 81 years, 144 days). Interment at St. Asaph Church Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Fleurette deBenneville (Myers) Bell (1861-1916) and John Cromwell Bell; married, June 29, 1918, to Sarah Andrews Baker; grandson of Leonard Myers (1827-1905).
  Political family: Bell-Myers family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Brandt (b. 1908) — of Chapel Hill, Orange County, N.C. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 28, 1908. U.S. Vice Consul in Barranquilla, 1931-32. Member, Delta Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Brandt and Louise C. (Gilbert) Brandt.
  Robert Paul Butler (b. 1883) — also known as Robert P. Butler — of West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Prairieville, Barry County, Mich., December 25, 1883. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1934-45. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert W. Butler and Bertha E. (Watson) Butler; married, June 4, 1910, to Emily Joslyn.
  Charles Schuveldt Dewey (1880-1980) — also known as Charles S. Dewey — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, November 10, 1880. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; banker; Honorary Consul for Ecuador in Chicago, Ill., 1935; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1941-45; defeated, 1938, 1944. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Psi. As Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the 1920s, he was responsible for the redesign and downsizing of U.S. paper currency. Died in Washington, D.C., December 27, 1980 (age 100 years, 47 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Bromfield Dewey (1846-1934) and Louise (Shufelt) Dewey (1854-1931); married, December 20, 1905, to Suzette de Marigny Hall (1886-1957); married 1959 to Elizabeth (Zolnay) Smith (1903-1977); father of Suzette de Marigny Dewey (1906-1963; who married Frederick Moulton Alger, Jr. (1907-1967)); grandfather of David Dewey Alger (1943-2001; killed in terrorist attack on World Trade Center); first cousin of Chauncey Dewey.
  Political family: Alger family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Edison (1890-1969) — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 3, 1890. Democrat. U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1940; Governor of New Jersey, 1941-44. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Psi; Newcomen Society. Died, of heart failure, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1969 (age 78 years, 362 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931; inventor) and Mina (Miller) Edison (1865-1947); married, March 27, 1918, to Carolyn Hawkins (died 1963).
  Cross-reference: Sido L. Ridolfi
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Bel Fay (b. 1913) — also known as Albert B. Fay — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 26, 1913. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Texas, 1960-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960 (delegation chair); U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, 1976-77. Member, Delta Psi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Spencer Fay and Marie Dorothy (Bel) Fay; married, February 3, 1935, to Homoiselle Haden.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Van Derveer Hodges (1878-1965) — also known as William V. Hodges — of Denver, Colo. Born in Westville, Otsego County, N.Y., July 6, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1928, 1932; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, 1924; speaker, 1924, 1928; Convention Vice-President, 1928; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1936; Treasurer of Republican National Committee, 1924-28. Member, Delta Psi; Union League. Died in Denver, Colo., 1965 (age about 86 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of George Lincoln Hodges and Ella (Van Derveer) Hodges; married, December 3, 1902, to Mabel E. Gilluly (died 1925); married 1926 to Catherine Lowndes.
  George Pratt Ingersoll (1861-1927) — also known as George P. Ingersoll — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 24, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1910; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1917-18. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., February 24, 1927 (age 65 years, 306 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Ridgefield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Colin Macrae Ingersoll and Julia Harriet (Pratt) Ingersoll (1832-1898); married, November 3, 1891, to Alice Witherspoon; nephew of Charles Roberts Ingersoll and George Watson Pratt; grandson of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Zadock Pratt; grandnephew of Charles Anthony Ingersoll; great-grandson of Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823); first cousin thrice removed of Jared Ingersoll; second cousin twice removed of Charles Jared Ingersoll and Joseph Reed Ingersoll; fourth cousin of Charles Edward Ingersoll; fourth cousin once removed of Laman Ingersoll.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hallett C. Johnson (1888-1968) — also known as Francis Hallett Johnson — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 26, 1888. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Stockholm, as of 1938; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1944-47. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Psi. Died, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 11, 1968 (age 79 years, 259 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Augustus Johnson (1836-1912) and Frances Valeda 'Fannie' (Matthews) Johnson; married, May 20, 1920, to Katherine Elizabeth Steward (1889-1969; niece of Robert Livingston Beeckman); father of Hallett Johnson, Jr. (son-in-law of Jay Cooke (1897-1963)).
  Political family: Cooke family of Ohio and Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Alexander Robert Lawton, Jr. (b. 1884) — also known as Alexander R. Lawton, Jr. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., August 16, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; general solicitor, Central of Georgia Railway; general solicitor, Ocean Steamship Co. of Savannah; director, Colonial Oil Company; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Chatham County, 1925-26. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Rudolf Lawton (born 1858) and Ella Stanly (Bickwith) Lawton; married, December 5, 1911, to Elizabeth Wallace Shotter; grandson of Alexander Robert Lawton (1818-1896).
  John A. Lile (b. 1897) — of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Born in University, Charlottesville, Va., December 3, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1953-58. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Rotary; Delta Psi; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  James Russell Parsons, Jr. (1861-1905) — also known as James R. Parsons, Jr. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y., February 20, 1861. U.S. Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1888-90; official in various capacities with the New York State Board of Regents, 1891-1904; U.S. Consul General in Mexico City, 1904-05, died in office 1905. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Psi; Sons of the Revolution. Killed in the collision of an electric trolley car with his horsedrawn carriage, in Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, December 5, 1905 (age 44 years, 288 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Theodora (Smith) Dana (1861-1952).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Stuart Reyburn (1882-1946) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 17, 1882. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1909-11; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1911-13. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; Freemasons; Union League. Died in 1946 (age about 63 years). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Edgar Reyburn (1845-1914) and Margretta (Crozier) Reyburn; married, June 10, 1911, to Georgie Fontaine Maury.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Sillers, Jr. (1888-1966) — of Rosedale, Bolivar County, Miss. Born in Rosedale, Bolivar County, Miss., April 13, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1916-44; Speaker of the Mississippi State House of Representatives, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1916, 1924, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1948, 1952, 1956. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Psi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died September 24, 1966 (age 78 years, 164 days). Interment at Beulah Cemetery, Beulah, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Sillers and Florence (Warfield) Sillers; married, November 22, 1911, to Lena Roberts.
  Stephen Davis Timberlake (1909-1995) — also known as Stephen D. Timberlake — of Staunton, Va. Born May 30, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1952; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1953. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; Delta Psi. Died June 18, 1995 (age 86 years, 19 days). Interment at Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Davis Timberlake, Jr. (1874-1940) and Anna (Faw) Timberlake (1878-1966); married to Margaret Grayson Mish (1921-1980).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
J. Mayhew Wainwright Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright (1864-1945) — also known as J. Mayhew Wainwright — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly, 1902-08 (Westchester County 2nd District 1902-06, Westchester County 4th District 1907-08); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1909-12; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Assistant Secretary of War, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1923-31; director, Rye National Bank; trustee, St. Luke's Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from pyelonephritis and coronary artery disease, in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., June 3, 1945 (age 80 years, 175 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Howard Wainwright (1829-1871) and Margaret Livingston (Stuyvesant) Wainwright (1839-1929); married, November 23, 1892, to Laura Wallace Buchanan; third great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Robert Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin thrice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice removed of James Jay, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); third cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin of Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, John Jacob Astor III and Guy Vernor Henry.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1923)
  Stanley Washburn (1878-1950) — of Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., February 7, 1878. Republican. Newspaper correspondent; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; president, Washburn Lignite Coal Co., Wilton, N.D., 1926-29; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Delta Psi; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association. Died in 1950 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Drew Washburn and Elizabeth (Muzzy) Washburn (1836-1916); brother of William Drew Washburn, Jr. (1863-1929); married, November 27, 1906, to Alice Langhorne; nephew of Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu Benjamin Washburne, Cadwallader Colden Washburn and Charles Ames Washburn; grandson of Israel Washburn; grandnephew of Reuel Washburn; first cousin of Charles Fox Washburn, Hempstead Washburne and Robert Charles Washburn.
  Political family: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Stewart L. Woodford Stewart Lyndon Woodford (1835-1913) — also known as Stewart L. Woodford — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 3, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1867-68; candidate for Governor of New York, 1870; Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872, 1880 (alternate), 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1873-74; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1877-83; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1897-98. Member, Delta Psi; Loyal Legion. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 14, 1913 (age 77 years, 164 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Curtis Woodford and Susan (Terry) Woodford; married, October 15, 1857, to Julia Evelyn Capen; married, September 26, 1900, to Isabel Hansen; cousin *** of Frederick Chauncey Tanner (1878-1963).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
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