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  Fred George Aandahl (1897-1966) — also known as Fred G. Aandahl — of Litchville, Barnes County, N.Dak. Born in Litchville, Barnes County, N.Dak., April 9, 1897. Republican. Farmer; superintendent of schools; chair of Barnes County Republican Party, 1928-29; member of North Dakota state senate, 1931, 1939-41; Governor of North Dakota, 1945-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1948; U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1951-53; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1952. Lutheran. Member, Rotary; Modern Woodmen of America; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Farm Bureau. Died in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., April 7, 1966 (age 68 years, 363 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Valley City, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Sam J. Aandahl and Mamie C. (Lawry) Aandahl; married, June 28, 1926, to Luella Brekke.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dean Alfange (1899-1989) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey, December 2, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1941 (Democratic, 17th District), 1948 (Liberal, 24th District); American Labor candidate for Governor of New York, 1942. Greek ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Order of Ahepa; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Delta Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho. One of the founders of the Liberal Party of New York. Died, of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 24, 1989 (age 89 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Thalia Perry.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Byron Gilchrist Allen (1901-1988) — also known as Byron G. Allen; Barney Allen — of Pocahontas, Pocahontas County, Iowa; Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minn. Born in Laurens, Pocahontas County, Iowa, September 13, 1901. Democrat. Farmer; newspaper editor; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1927-32; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944 (speaker), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1944; candidate for Minnesota state senate, 1946, 1950; member of Democratic National Committee from Minnesota, 1948-55; Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture, 1955-61; assistant U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1961-69. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minn., June 10, 1988 (age 86 years, 271 days). Interment at Summit Hill Cemetery, Pocahontas, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Holmes Allen (1870-1948) and Grace (Gilchrist) Allen (1875-1966); married, December 18, 1926, to Elsa Ellanora Erickson (1900-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence A. Appley (1904-1997) — of Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J.; Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y. Born in Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., April 22, 1904. Republican. Personnel manager, Buffalo Division, Socony Vacuum Oil Company, 1930-34; vice-president, Vick Chemical Company, 1941-46; vice-president, Montgomery Ward department stores, 1946-48; president, American Management Association, 1948-68; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Chi Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y., April 4, 1997 (age 92 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph Earl Appley and Jessie (Moore) Appley; married, September 1, 1927, to Ruth G. Wilson.
  Joseph A. Baldwin (1895-1949) — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Addison, Lenawee County, Mich., August 8, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper business manager; hotel business; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1935-36, 1939-44; defeated, 1936. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Legion; Rotary; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho. Died January 5, 1949 (age 53 years, 150 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Baldwin and Mary A. (Sykes) Baldwin; married, July 13, 1918, to Irene McCall.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert W. Baldwin (1882-1953) — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Ida, Monroe County, Mich., August 10, 1882. Republican. Insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1945-48. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died December 9, 1953 (age 71 years, 121 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Baldwin (Methodist clergyman) and Mary A. (Sykes) Baldwin; married to Ethel M. Severance.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. Barkley (1889-1986) — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Braceville, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 2, 1889. Lawyer; mayor of Shaker Heights, Ohio, 1952-54. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in September, 1986 (age about 96 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Barkley and Josephine A. (Kreitler) Barkley; married, June 2, 1917, to Margaret E. Megirt.
  Elmer Andrew Bass (1887-1965) — also known as Elmer A. Bass — of Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa. Born near Oakland, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, November 26, 1887. Republican. Farmer; member of Iowa state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1945-51. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Alpha Zeta; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Rotary. Died January 10, 1965 (age 77 years, 45 days). Interment at Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of George Cary Bass and Mary Ellen (Wenner) Bass; married to Nellie M. Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carroll Lynwood Beedy (1880-1947) — also known as Carroll L. Beedy — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, August 3, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Cumberland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-21; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1921-35; defeated, 1934. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Moose. Died in Washington, D.C., September 30, 1947 (age 67 years, 58 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence E. Beedy and Myra Mildred (Page) Beedy; married, April 18, 1914, to Dorothy W. Lathrop.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Howard Blackmer (1902-1951) — also known as Samuel H. Blackmer — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., March 2, 1902. Municipal judge in Vermont, 1929-32; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1933-35; Bennington County State's Attorney, 1935-37; executive clerk (personal counsel) to Gov. George D. Aiken, 1937-38; superior court judge in Vermont, 1938-49; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Rotary; Zeta Psi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, of a heart attack, in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 25, 1951 (age 49 years, 298 days). Interment at Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Huling Blackmer and Fanny Laura (Abbott) Blackmer; married, July 18, 1925, to Katrina Roosevelt Schuyler.
  Genevieve Blatt (1913-1996) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Born in East Brady, Clarion County, Pa., June 19, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Pennsylvania Democratic Party, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1952; Pennsylvania secretary of internal affairs, 1955-66; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1964; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1972-93. Female. Catholic. Member, American Association of University Women; League of Women Voters; Americans for Democratic Action; American Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Sigma Alpha. Died in a retirement home at Hampden Township, Cumberland County, Pa., July 4, 1996 (age 83 years, 15 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Near Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa.
  Relatives: Daughter of George F. Blatt and Clara (Laurent) Blatt.
  David Hale Brake (1891-1979) — also known as D. Hale Brake — of Stanton, Montcalm County, Mich. Born in Caledonia, Kent County, Mich., March 5, 1891. Republican. School teacher and principal; farmer; lawyer; Montcalm County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-30; member of Michigan state senate 25th District, 1935-42; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1942; Michigan state treasurer, 1943-54; defeated, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1954; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1955; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 25th Senatorial District, 1961-62. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Gleaners; Grange; Delta Tau Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif; Lions; Rotary. Died in Sheridan, Montcalm County, Mich., April 24, 1979 (age 88 years, 50 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Stanton, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of David Henry Brake (1864-1937) and Bertha Marcia (Hale) Brake (1868-1955); married, January 1, 1917, to Marjorie Naomi Valentine (1895-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John William Bricker (1893-1986) — also known as John W. Bricker — of Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near Mt. Sterling, Madison County, Ohio, September 6, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Ohio state attorney general, 1933-37; defeated in primary, 1928; Governor of Ohio, 1939-45; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1960 (speaker), 1964, 1972; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1944; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1947-59; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights Templar; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif; Optimist Club. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, March 22, 1986 (age 92 years, 197 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Spencer Bricker and Laura (King) Bricker; married, September 4, 1920, to Harriet Day.
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Barton
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  George Washington Bristow (1894-1961) — also known as George W. Bristow — of Paris, Edgar County, Ill. Born in Grand Chain, Pulaski County, Ill., September 23, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Edgar County State's Attorney, 1920-24; circuit judge in Illinois 5th Circuit, 1927-51; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1942-51; justice of Illinois state supreme court 3rd District, 1951-61; died in office 1961. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died November 12, 1961 (age 67 years, 50 days). Interment somewhere in Paris, Ill.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of John David Bristow and Fannie (Moore) Bristow; married, June 24, 1921, to Beryl F. Love.
  Ralph Gilmour Brooks (1898-1960) — also known as Ralph G. Brooks — of Wymore, Gage County, Neb. Born in Eustis, Frontier County, Neb., July 6, 1898. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1942; Governor of Nebraska, 1959-60; died in office 1960. Member, Lions; Freemasons; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Kappa Delta. Died September 9, 1960 (age 62 years, 65 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Hansford Brooks and Tina S. (Olson) Brooks; married, December 24, 1934, to Darleene L. Day (born 1907).
  Cross-reference: Robert B. Conrad
  See also NNDB dossier
  Wilber Marion Brucker (1894-1968) — also known as Wilber M. Brucker — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., June 23, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Saginaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-26; Michigan state attorney general, 1928-30; appointed 1928; Governor of Michigan, 1931-32; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1964 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936; U.S. Secretary of the Army. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kiwanis; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Delta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Moose; Odd Fellows. Suffered an apparent heart attack after attending an Economic Club luncheon, and died soon after, in the emergency room at Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 28, 1968 (age 74 years, 127 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Ferdinand Brucker and Robertha H. Brucker; married 1923 to Clara Hantel; father of Wilber Marion Brucker, Jr. (1924?-).
  Political family: Brucker family of Saginaw, Michigan.
J. A. A. Burnquist Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist (1879-1961) — also known as J. A. A. Burnquist — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Dayton, Webster County, Iowa, July 21, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 33, 1909-12; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1913-15; Governor of Minnesota, 1915-21; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1923; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1932; Minnesota state attorney general, 1939-55. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif; American Bar Association. Died January 12, 1961 (age 81 years, 175 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Burnquist and A. Louise (Johnson) Burnquist; married, January 1, 1906, to Mary Louise Cross.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  James MacGregor Burns (b. 1918) — also known as James M. Burns — of Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., August 3, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; college professor; author; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1958. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; American Civil Liberties Union; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho. Received Pulitzer Prize in history, 1971. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Arthur Burns and Mildred Curry (Bunce) Burns; married 1942 to Janet Rose Dismorr Thompson; married 1969 to Joan Simpson Meyers.
  Olger Burton Burtness (1884-1960) — also known as Olger B. Burtness — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Born in Mekinock, Grand Forks County, N.Dak., March 14, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Grand Forks County State's Attorney, 1911-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1916, 1936, 1948; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1919-20; U.S. Representative from North Dakota 1st District, 1921-33. Lutheran. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sons of Norway. Died in Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak., January 20, 1960 (age 75 years, 312 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of O. O. Burtness and Mary (Anderson) Burtness; married, September 8, 1909, to Zoe Ensign.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John N. Charnock, Jr. (b. 1929) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 17, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1957-58; defeated, 1958, 1960. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Sigma Nu; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; American Legion. Still living as of 1960.
  Ray Park Chase (1880-1948) — also known as Ray P. Chase — of Anoka, Anoka County, Minn. Born in Anoka, Anoka County, Minn., March 12, 1880. Republican. Minnesota state auditor, 1921-31; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1930; U.S. Representative from Minnesota at-large, 1933-35; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1945-47. Methodist or Episcopalian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Alpha Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Anoka, Anoka County, Minn., September 18, 1948 (age 68 years, 190 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edwin Chase and Lena May (Giddings) Chase; married, November 30, 1910, to Lois McGaffey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Theodore Christianson Theodore Christianson (1883-1948) — of Dawson, Lac qui Parle County, Minn. Born in Lac qui Parle County, Minn., September 12, 1883. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 24, 1915-24; Governor of Minnesota, 1925-31; U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1933-37 (at-large 1933-35, 5th District 1935-37); candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Theta Chi; Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died in Dawson, Lac qui Parle County, Minn., December 9, 1948 (age 65 years, 88 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Christianson and Emma (Ronning) Christianson; married, June 4, 1907, to Ruth E. Donaldson (died 1944); married 1946 to Mayme B. Bundy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Bennett Champ Clark (1890-1954) — also known as Joel Bennett Clark — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bowling Green, Caroline County, Va., January 8, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1931-45; defeated in primary, 1944; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1945. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., July 13, 1954 (age 64 years, 186 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Wilbur W. Marsh; son of James Beauchamp Clark (1850-1921) and Genevieve (Bennett) Clark; married, October 5, 1922, to Miriam Marsh.
  Political family: Clark-Thomson family of Iowa and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Raphael Floyd Clough (1886-1956) — also known as Ray F. Clough — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County, Iowa, May 10, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928 (alternate), 1932; delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cerro Gordo County, 1933; Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Freemasons; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, December 7, 1956 (age 70 years, 211 days). Interment at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Martin Clough and Sophia Olive (Pancoast) Clough; married, June 15, 1916, to Ruth Ellison (1889-1966); second cousin thrice removed of David Kidder (1787-1860); fourth cousin of Harry Gilman Clough.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Woolsey Cole (1906-1978) — also known as Charles W. Cole — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass.; New York. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., February 8, 1906. University professor; President of Amherst College, 1946-60; U.S. Ambassador to Chile, 1961-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Association of University Professors; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; American Historical Association; American Economic Association. Died in 1978 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Sterling Cole (1904-1987) — also known as W. Sterling Cole — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Painted Post, Steuben County, N.Y., April 18, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1935-57 (37th District 1935-45, 39th District 1945-53, 37th District 1953-57). Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Delta Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., March 15, 1987 (age 82 years, 331 days). Interment somewhere in Bath, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Ethelbert Cole and Minnie (Pierce) Cole; married, July 3, 1929, to Mary Elizabeth Thomas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert James Corbett (1905-1971) — also known as Robert J. Corbett — of Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pa.; Ben Avon Heights, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 25, 1905. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1939-41, 1945-71 (30th District 1939-41, 1945-53, 29th District 1953-63, 18th District 1963-71); defeated, 1940; died in office 1971; Allegheny County Sheriff, 1941-45; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Moose; Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis; Lions; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Theta. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., April 25, 1971 (age 65 years, 243 days). Interment at Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Corbett and Martha (Henderson) Corbett; married, May 24, 1926, to Ruth Ethel McClintock; first cousin twice removed of William Lucas Corbett; second cousin once removed of Don Carlos Corbett; third cousin of Homer Eugene Corbett (1883-1943).
  Political family: Corbett family of Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Arthur Griswold Crane (1877-1955) — also known as A. G. Crane — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Davenport Center, Delaware County, N.Y., September 1, 1877. Republican. Secretary of state of Wyoming, 1947-51; Governor of Wyoming, 1949-51. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Died August 21, 1955 (age 77 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Vincil Penny Crowe (1897-1974) — also known as V. P. Crowe — of Garfield County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Braymer, Caldwell County, Mo., July 7, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; Garfield County Attorney, 1923-24; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1924. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in December, 1974 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas William Crowe and Laura Belle (Penny) Crowe; married, November 19, 1925, to Katherine Francis Latimer.
  John Patrick Devaney (b. 1883) — also known as John P. Devaney — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa, June 30, 1883. Lawyer; chief justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1933-36. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Devaney and Ellen (La Velle) Devaney; married, February 20, 1919, to Beatrice Langevin.
  Edward James Devitt (1911-1992) — also known as Edward J. Devitt — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., May 5, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Minnesota, 1935-39; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; probate judge in Minnesota, 1950-54; U.S. District Judge for Minnesota, 1954-92. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Phi Delta Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Delta Sigma Rho; Blue Key; Knights of Columbus; Eagles. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., March 2, 1992 (age 80 years, 302 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Phillip Devitt and Catherine Ethel (McGuire) Devitt; married, April 22, 1939, to Marcelle M. LaRose.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Cornelius Dixon (b. 1904) — also known as William C. Dixon — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 1, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1934; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1939. Member, American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Alpha; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Dixon and Celia (Potter) Dixon; married, November 20, 1934, to Arvilla Pratt.
  William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) — also known as William O. Douglas — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Goose Prairie, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Maine, Otter Tail County, Minn., October 16, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-39; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-39; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; United World Federalists; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980 (age 81 years, 95 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas and Julia Bickford (Fiske) Douglas; married, August 16, 1923, to Mildred M. Riddle; married 1966 to Kathleen Heffernan.
  Cross-reference: Warren Christopher — William A. Norris
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by William O. Douglas: Of Men and Mountains (1982) — My wilderness: east to Katahdin (1961) — Go East, Young Man (1974) — The Court Years, 1939 to 1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas (1980)
  Books about William O. Douglas: Bruce Allen Murphy, Wild Bill : The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution — James F. Simon, Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas
  Francis Ryan Duffy (1888-1979) — also known as F. Ryan Duffy — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., June 23, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932, 1936 (alternate); U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1933-39; defeated, 1938; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1939-49; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1949. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 16, 1979 (age 91 years, 54 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Fee Duffy and Hattie (Ryan) Duffy; married, January 26, 1918, to Louise Haydon.
  Cross-reference: John J. Slocum
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ed Edmondson (1919-1990) — also known as Edmond Augustus Edmondson — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., April 7, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper correspondent; lawyer; Muskogee County Attorney, 1949-52; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1953-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1972, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., December 8, 1990 (age 71 years, 245 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971); married, March 5, 1944, to June Maureen Pilley.
  Political family: Edmondson family of Muskogee and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Arthur Sherwood Flemming (1905-1996) — also known as Arthur S. Flemming — of Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y.; Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., June 12, 1905. Republican. Member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1939-48; president, Ohio-Wesleyan University, 1948-53; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1958-61; president, University of Oregon, 1961-68; president, Macalester College, 1968-71. Methodist. Member, American Society for Public Administration; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died of acute renal failure, at a retirement home in Alexandria, Va., September 7, 1996 (age 91 years, 87 days). Interment at Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harry H. Flemming and Harriet (Sherwood) Flemming; married, December 14, 1934, to Bernice Virginia Moler.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Daniel John Flood (1903-1994) — also known as Daniel J. Flood — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Born in Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa., November 26, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1945-47, 1949-53, 1955-80; defeated, 1946, 1952. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Lions; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Charged in 1979 with taking bribes; a trial resulted in a hung jury; resigned from the House in 1980; pleaded guilty in February 1980 to a lesser charge of conspiracy to violate federal campaign finance laws, and sentenced to one year probation. Died in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., May 28, 1994 (age 90 years, 183 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick F. Flood and Sarah (McCarthy) Flood.
  The Daniel J. Flood Elementary School (opened 1967), in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Anson Ford (1883-1983) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Waukegan, Lake County, Ill., 1883. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; advertising business; chair of Los Angeles County Democratic Party, 1937-38; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1937; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956. Member, Sigma Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in 1983 (age about 100 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Lois Goldsmith (1884-1975).
  Epitaph: "Public Servant - Humanitarian."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Burton Lee French (1875-1954) — also known as Burton L. French — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho; Oxford, Butler County, Ohio. Born near Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., August 1, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1898-1902; U.S. Representative from Idaho, 1903-09, 1911-15, 1917-33 (at-large 1903-09, 1911-15, 1st District 1917-33); defeated, 1934; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1914. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, September 12, 1954 (age 79 years, 42 days). Interment at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. French and Mina P. (Fisher) French; married, June 28, 1904, to Winifred Hartley (1875-1934).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Buell Gordon Gallagher (1904-1978) — also known as Buell G. Gallagher — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif.; Granite Springs, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Rankin, Vermilion County, Ill., February 4, 1904. Democrat. Ordained minister; college professor; president, Talladega College, 1933-43; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in August, 1978 (age 74 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Elmer David Gallagher and Elma Maryel (Poole) Gallagher; married, September 1, 1927, to June Lucille Sampson.
  Theodore Greenlief Garfield (1894-1989) — also known as Theodore G. Garfield — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Born in Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, November 12, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; district judge in Iowa 11th District, 1927-40; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1941-69; chief justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1961-69. Unitarian. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died November 4, 1989 (age 94 years, 357 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Selwyn Garfield and Mary Ellen (White) Garfield; married, April 1, 1918, to Louise Keith; married, June 30, 1924, to Carolyn Crosby (1902-1996).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Rosemary Lucas Ginn (1912-2003) — also known as Rosemary L. Ginn; Rosemary Bewick Lucas; Mrs. M. Stanley Ginn — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., August 28, 1912. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956 (alternate), 1968, 1972; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1960-79; U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1976-77. Female. Baptist. Member, American Association of University Women; League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Delta Delta Delta; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in Osage Beach Health Care Center, Osage Beach, Camden County, Mo., January 3, 2003 (age 90 years, 128 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Reuben E. Lucas and Mary (Bewick) Lucas; married, June 21, 1934, to Milton Stanley Ginn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Herbert Funk Goodrich (1889-1962) — of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Anoka, Anoka County, Minn., July 29, 1889. Democrat. Law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1940-62; died in office 1962. Member, American Bar Association; American Philosophical Society; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta; Alpha Sigma Phi; Freemasons. Died June 25, 1962 (age 72 years, 331 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Herbert Goodrich and Mary Ann (Funk) Goodrich; married to Edith Eastman and Natalie E. Murphy; married, September 23, 1940, to Mary Dern Baxter.
  Charles Andrew Graham (b. 1908) — also known as Charles A. Graham — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., January 10, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1944. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Andrew Graham and Alice (McClintock) Graham; married, December 27, 1941, to Jean Ferguson Charters.
  John P. Gualtieri (b. 1903) — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y.; Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., July 24, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Michael J. Larkin, 1929-37; Presidential Elector for New York, 1956; Judge of New York Court of Claims, 1964. Catholic. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Richard Fielding Harless (1905-1970) — also known as Richard F. Harless — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Kelsey, Upshur County, Tex., August 6, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; Maricopa County Attorney, 1939-42; U.S. Representative from Arizona at-large, 1943-49; candidate in primary for Governor of Arizona, 1948. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Delta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Elks; Woodmen; Optimist Club. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., November 24, 1970 (age 65 years, 110 days). Interment at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of William Crousin Harless and Mary Matilda (Pennington) Harless; married, June 8, 1934, to Margaret Harris (died 1939).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harry B. Hershey — of Taylorville, Christian County, Ill. Born in Mifflin, Richland County, Ohio. Democrat. Lawyer; Christian County State's Attorney, 1912-20; mayor of Taylorville, Ill., 1922-26; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1938; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1938-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1948; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1940; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1951-66 (2nd District 1951-63, 5th District 1964-66). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Rumer Jeffrey (b. 1889) — also known as Frank R. Jeffrey — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., October 22, 1889. Republican. Newspaper reporter; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Wesley L. Jones; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1921-25. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas P. Jeffrey and Sarah (Crossfield) Jeffrey; married, November 13, 1919, to Ray Rose.
  Harry Palmer Jeffrey (1901-1997) — also known as Harry P. Jeffrey — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, December 26, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1943-45. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Co-author of G.I. Bill of Rights. Died in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, January 4, 1997 (age 95 years, 9 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel E. Jeffrey and Grace (Wilson) Jeffrey; married, September 11, 1935, to Susan V. Gummer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Byron Lindberg Johnson (1917-2000) — also known as Byron L. Johnson — of Denver, Colo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 12, 1917. Democrat. Economist; university professor; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1955-56; U.S. Representative from Colorado 2nd District, 1959-61; defeated, 1956, 1960, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960, 1968. Congregationalist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 6, 2000 (age 82 years, 86 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, October 22, 1938, to Catherine Elizabeth Teter (1916-1999).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Louis A. Johnson Louis Arthur Johnson (1891-1966) — also known as Louis A. Johnson — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., January 10, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924; National Commander, American Legion, 1932-33; Assistant Secretary of War, 1937-40; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1949-50. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Washington, D.C., April 24, 1966 (age 75 years, 104 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Marcellus A. Johnson and Katherine Leftwich (Arthur) Johnson; married, February 7, 1920, to Ruth F. Maxwell.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. Army Center of Military History
  Sveinbjorn Johnson (1883-1946) — of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, N.Dak.; Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Holum, Hjaltadal, Iceland, July 10, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; North Dakota Democratic state chair, 1920-22; North Dakota state attorney general, 1921-22; justice of North Dakota state supreme court, 1923-26; resigned 1926; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936; candidate for Illinois state attorney general, 1944. Lutheran. Icelandic ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Theta; Gamma Eta Gamma; Pi Gamma Mu; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., March 10, 1946 (age 62 years, 243 days). Interment somewhere in Champaign, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John Johnson and Gudbjorg Johnson; married, September 16, 1917, to Esther Henryetta Slette (1894-1965?).
  Bartel John Jonkman (1884-1955) — also known as Bartel J. Jonkman — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., April 28, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Kent County Prosecuting Attorney, 1929-36; U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1940-49; defeated in primary, 1948. Christian Reformed. Member, Delta Sigma Rho; Lions. Died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., June 13, 1955 (age 71 years, 46 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Jonkman and Sarah (Holwerda) Jonkman; married, September 28, 1904, to Anna Vanden Bosch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Scott Justice (1912-1992) — of Cass County, Ind. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., March 8, 1912. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1945-48, 1951-52; defeated, 1948; member of Indiana state senate, 1957-60; defeated, 1960. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Farm Bureau; Toastmasters; United Commercial Travelers; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died December 9, 1992 (age 80 years, 276 days). Interment at Keeps Creek Cemetery, Clymers, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Ethel B. (Scott) Justice (1887-1963) and Robert Owen Justice (1888-1962); brother of William Franklin Justice (1914-1996); married 1942 to Catherine Augusta Leirer (1920-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Goodwin Jess Knight (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Joshua Bryan Lee (1892-1967) — also known as Josh Lee — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in Childersburg, Talladega County, Ala., January 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1935-37; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1937-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1956 (alternate). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Mu Alpha; Freemasons. Died August 10, 1967 (age 75 years, 199 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Norman, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Kempton Kahn Leonhart (1919-1997) — also known as William Leonhart — of Washington, D.C. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., August 1, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Belgrade, 1946-49; Rome, 1949-50; U.S. Consul in Tokyo, 1951-54; U.S. Ambassador to Tanganyika, 1962-65; Yugoslavia, 1969. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in 1997 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Kempton Leonhart and Rae Corinne (Kahn) Leonhart; married, September 20, 1944, to Florence Lydia 'Pidge' Sloan (c.1916-2006).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Frank Licht (1916-1987) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 3, 1916. Law clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge John C. Mahoney, 1942-43; lawyer; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1949-56; superior court judge in Rhode Island, 1956-68; Governor of Rhode Island, 1969-73. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; American Bar Association. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 30, 1987 (age 71 years, 88 days). Interment at Lincoln Park Cemetery, Warwick, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Licht and Rose (Kassed) Licht; married, June 16, 1946, to Dorothy Shirley Krauss; uncle of Richard A. Licht (1948-).
  Epitaph: "Beloved husband and father."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rush Hudson Limbaugh (1891-1996) — also known as Rush H. Limbaugh — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born near Sedgewickville, Bollinger County, Mo., September 27, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cape Girardeau County, 1931-32; chair of Cape Girardeau County Republican Party, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Methodist. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo., April 8, 1996 (age 104 years, 194 days). Interment at New Lorimier Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Hadley Limbaugh (1844-1898) and Susan Frances (Presnell) Limbaugh (1852-1938); married, August 24, 1914, to Beulah Maude 'Bee' Seabaugh (1891-1977); grandfather of Rush Limbaugh (1951-2021; radio personality).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee Loevinger (1913-2004) — of Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 24, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1960-61; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1963-68. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Xi; Sigma Delta Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died April 26, 2004 (age 91 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gustavus Loevinger and Millie (Strouse) Loevinger; married, March 4, 1950, to Ruth E. Howe.
Ernest Lundeen Ernest Lundeen (1878-1940) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Wayzata, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Beresford, Union County, S.Dak., August 4, 1878. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 42, 1911-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1912 (alternate), 1916; U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1917-19, 1933-37 (5th District 1917-19, at-large 1933-35, 3rd District 1935-37); defeated (Independent), 1920; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1928; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1937-40; defeated, 1923 (Republican primary), 1930 (Farmer-Labor); died in office 1940. Methodist. Swedish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Delta Sigma Rho; United Spanish War Veterans. One of 25 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Pennsylvania Central Airlines transport plane, bound from Washington to Pittsburgh, during an intense storm, near Lovettsville, Loudoun County, Va., August 31, 1940 (age 62 years, 27 days). Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Henry Lundeen and Christina (Peterson) Lundeen; married, February 5, 1919, to Norma Matheson Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Charles Taylor Manatt (1936-2011) — also known as Charles Manatt — of Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 9, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968; California Democratic state chair, 1971-73, 1975-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Temporary Chair, 1984; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1976-82; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1981-85; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1999-2001. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died in 2011 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Price Manatt and Lucille (Taylor) Manatt; married, December 29, 1957, to Margaret K. Klinkefus.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Edwin McCammon Martin (1908-2002) — also known as Edwin M. Martin — of Ohio; Paris, France. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, May 21, 1908. Economist; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1964-68. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Council on Foreign Relations; Audubon Society; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., January 12, 2002 (age 93 years, 236 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Judson Martin and Clara (McCammon) Martin; married, October 3, 1936, to Margaret Milburn.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Salathiel Charles Masterson (1911-1990) — also known as S. C. Masterson; "Brick" — of Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif.; El Sobrante, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born in Touchet, Walla Walla County, Wash., December 23, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California Democratic State Central Committee, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948; municipal judge in California, 1950; member of California state assembly, 1953-60; defeated, 1934; superior court judge in California, 1960-72. Protestant. Member, Exchange Club; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, from complications of diabetes, in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., 1990 (age about 78 years). His body was donated to the University of California for medical research.
  Relatives: Son of S. C. Masterson; married to Marjorie Bried (1911-1985); nephew of Charles W. Masterson (1862?-1958).
Harry E. Moats Harry E. Moats (b. 1913) — of Harrisville, Ritchie County, W.Va. Born in Harrisville, Ritchie County, W.Va., March 16, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; vice-president and director, Ritchie Telephone Company; treasurer and director, West Virginia Insurance Company; Ritchie County Prosecuting Attorney, 1941-49; member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1949-60; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1970-76 (6th District 1970-74, 7th District 1975-76); appointed 1970. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Moose; Delta Sigma Rho; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carlie S. Moats and Viola (McDougal) Moats; married, November 13, 1948, to Irene Jenney Swiger.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Karl Earl Mundt (1900-1974) — also known as Karl E. Mundt — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born in Humboldt, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., June 3, 1900. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1939-48; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1948-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Izaak Walton League; Kiwanis; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died in Washington, D.C., August 16, 1974 (age 74 years, 74 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Madison, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of F. J. Mundt and Rose E. Mundt; married 1924 to Mary Moses.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ragnvald Anderson Nestos (1877-1942) — also known as R. A. Nestos — of Minot, Ward County, N.Dak. Born in Voss, Norway, April 12, 1877. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1911-12; Ward County State's Attorney, 1913-16; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1916, 1928; Governor of North Dakota, 1921-25; defeated in primary, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Rotary. Suffered a stroke, and died three days later, in a hospital at Minot, Ward County, N.Dak., July 15, 1942 (age 65 years, 94 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Andres R. Nestos and Herborg (Saue) Nestos.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David A. Nichols (1917-1997) — of Lincolnville, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Lincolnville, Waldo County, Maine, August 6, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1955-57; Maine Republican state chair, 1960-64; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1977-88. Member, Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; Rotary; Odd Fellows; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died June 21, 1997 (age 79 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George E. Nichols and Flora E. (Pillsbury) Nichols.
  Stanley Barnum Niles (1896-1978) — also known as Stanley B. Niles — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich.; Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa. Born in Nashville, Barry County, Mich., January 22, 1896. Methodist minister; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Eaton County, 1933; Commonwealth candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1935; Commonwealth candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1936; president, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1938-49. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Delta Sigma Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, in Methodist Manor retirement home, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., December 30, 1978 (age 82 years, 342 days). Interment somewhere in Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Lewis Niles and Carrie A. (Barnum) Niles; married, April 11, 1919, to Velma A. Thomas.
  Alvin Mansfield Owsley (1888-1967) — of Denton, Denton County, Tex.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Denton, Denton County, Tex., June 11, 1888. Lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1912-14; Denton County District Attorney, 1915-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1933-35; Ireland, 1935-37; Denmark, 1937-39. Christian. Member, American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Lions; American Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in 1967 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alvin Clark Owsley and Sallie (Blount) Owsley; married, May 25, 1925, to Lucy Ball.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Fred Bartlett Perkins (1897-1969) — of West Barrington, Barrington, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Burrillville, Providence County, R.I., February 16, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Rhode Island Republican State Central Committee, 1946-50; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1952-60. Universalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Delta Upsilon. Died in 1969 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred William Perkins and Sophia Louise (Bartlett) Perkins.
  Dutton S. Peterson (b. 1894) — of Enfield Center, Tompkins County, N.Y.; near Odessa, Schuyler County, N.Y. Born in Costello, Potter County, Pa., December 10, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; Methodist minister; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1937-42; member of New York state senate, 1953-64 (46th District 1953-54, 50th District 1955-64). Methodist. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Marine Corps League; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Rotary; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  James Kerr Pollock (1898-1968) — also known as James K. Pollock — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa., May 25, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; university professor; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1961-62. Episcopalian. Member, American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Delta Kappa. Died October 4, 1968 (age 70 years, 132 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Kerr Pollock and Ella (Newton) Pollock; married to Agnes Marie Haun.
  Stanley Maurice Powell (1898-1988) — also known as Stanley M. Powell — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Born in Ionia, Ionia County, Mich., July 7, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1931-32, 1965-78 (Ionia County 1931-32, 89th District 1965-72, 88th District 1973-78); defeated, 1932; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ionia County, 1961-62. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Alpha Zeta. Died in Ionia County, Mich., August 25, 1988 (age 90 years, 49 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Ionia, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alice (Waterbury) Powell (1866-1947) and Herbert Ernest Powell (1866-1954); married to Eleanor Grace Partridge (1902-1994).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Byron Benedum Randolph (b. 1906) — also known as Byron B. Randolph — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Burnsville, Braxton County, W.Va., June 12, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1931-34; member of West Virginia state senate, 1935-42 (12th District 1935-38, 13th District 1939-42); defeated, 1942. Southern Methodist. Member, Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ormon F. Randolph and Ella (Benedum) Randolph; married, September 16, 1933, to Cathryn E. Thompson.
  Albert Lee Reeves, Jr. (1906-1987) — also known as Albert L. Reeves, Jr. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Steelville, Crawford County, Mo., May 31, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Pi Kappa Delta; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., April 15, 1987 (age 80 years, 319 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Francis Church, Pauma Valley, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Lee Reeves (1873-1971) and Martha (Ferguson) Reeves; married, October 3, 1935, to Eleanor Louise Glasner.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Michael E. Reiburn (b. 1893) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 12, 1893. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 22nd District, 1921-22; member of New York state senate 20th District, 1923-26. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Alpha Mu; Delta Sigma Rho; Modern Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  William Chapman Revercomb (1895-1979) — also known as Chapman Revercomb — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Covington, Va., July 20, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1933-34; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1943-49, 1956-59; defeated, 1948, 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1944, 1956 (speaker), 1968, 1972; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Elks; Moose; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., October 6, 1979 (age 84 years, 78 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Anderson Revercomb; married to Sara Venable Hughes; father of George Hughes Revercomb (1929-1993).
  Political family: Revercomb family of Charleston, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Irving Rosenman (1896-1973) — also known as Samuel I. Rosenman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 13, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1922-26; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1934-43; resigned 1943; special counsel to presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, 1943-46. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in 1973 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Rosenman and Ethel (Paler) Rosenman; married, September 15, 1924, to Dorothy Reuben.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Leslie Earnest Salter (1895-1964) — also known as Leslie E. Salter — of Flossmoor, Cook County, Ill. Born in Alva, Woods County, Okla., May 10, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920-24; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1948; circuit judge in Illinois, 1953-64. Baptist. Member, Acacia; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died in Flossmoor, Cook County, Ill., February 20, 1964 (age 68 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Allison Salter (1858-1916) and Susannah Madora (Kinsey) Salter (1860-1961); married, March 7, 1925, to Maud Carroll; grandson of Melville Judson Salter (1834-1896).
  Robert Charles Smith (b. 1923) — also known as Robert C. Smith — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Fulton, Callaway County, Mo., August 16, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Boone County; mayor of Columbia, Mo., 1961-63; chair of Boone County Democratic Party, 1967. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 4, 1945, to Jean Durant.
  Loren Edmunds Souers, Jr. (b. 1882) — also known as Loren E. Souers, Jr. — of Canton, Stark County, Ohio. Born in Mineral City, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, December 4, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; vice-president and general counsel, Continental Steel Corp.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Delta Sigma Rho; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Enos S. Souers and Celestia M. (Black) Souers; married, February 1, 1910, to Ilka R. Gaskell.
Harold Stassen Harold Edward Stassen (1907-2001) — also known as Harold E. Stassen — of South St. Paul, Dakota County, Minn.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in West St. Paul, Dakota County, Minn., April 13, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; Dakota County Attorney, 1931-38; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936, 1940; Governor of Minnesota, 1939-43; resigned 1943; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; among the founders of the United Nations, 1945 (in 2001, he was the last surviving signer of the UN Charter); president, University of Pennsylvania, 1948-53; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1948, 1952, 1964, 1968, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992; candidate in primary for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1958; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1959; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960; Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1986. Baptist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons; Shriners; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, at the Friendship Village nursing home, Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minn., March 4, 2001 (age 93 years, 325 days). Interment at Acacia Cemetery, Mendota Heights, Minn.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Mathew Oscar Tobriner (1904-1982) — also known as Mathew O. Tobriner — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., April 2, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956; Judge, California Court of Appeal 1st District, 1959-62; justice of California state supreme court, 1962-82. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif. Died, from heart trouble, at Mt. Zion Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., April 7, 1982 (age 78 years, 5 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Tobriner and Maude (Lezinsky) Tobriner; married, May 19, 1939, to Rosabelle Rose.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Van Pelt (b. 1897) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Cambridge, Furnas County, Neb., September 9, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1940, 1944, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; American Legion; Delta Sigma Rho. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of F. M. Van Pelt and Sarah (Simon) Van Pelt; married, June 17, 1925, to Mildred Carter.
  Eugene Gilkison Wanger (b. 1933) — also known as Eugene G. Wanger; Gil Wanger — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 16, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ingham County 1st District, 1961-62; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1966. Congregationalist. Member, Jaycees; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Theta Xi; Toastmasters. Still living as of 1982.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Wanger and Roka Gilkison Wanger; married to Marilyn Rose Morris.
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