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  Walter W. Abbott (b. 1894) — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., June 20, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1930-33; mayor of Rome, N.Y., 1942-43. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum; Izaak Walton League; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Abbott and Anna (Pritchard) Abbott; married, September 7, 1920, to Marion A. FitzGibbons.
  Earl Clinton Adams (1892-1986) — also known as Earl C. Adams — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., May 12, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960, 1964 (alternate); treasurer of California Republican Party, 1967. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Legion. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1986 (age 93 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Adams and Alice (Sinclair) Adams; married, October 14, 1922, to Ilse Downey (1896-1991).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Pollard Adams (1908-1982) — also known as Frank P. Adams — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., November 25, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968, 1972; treasurer of California Republican Party, 1971-73. Protestant. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in June, 1982 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edson Adams and Jessie (Fox) Adams; married, September 9, 1950, to Analisa Bosche.
  Roy W. Adney (b. 1879) — of Lebanon, Boone County, Ind. Born in Lebanon, Boone County, Ind., October 29, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Boone County Attorney, 1909-20; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1926. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of I. S. Adney and Eva (Brown) Adney; married, June 19, 1907, to Verna Richey.
  Henry Justin Allen (1868-1950) — also known as Henry J. Allen — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Pittsfield, Warren County, Pa., September 11, 1868. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912, 1936; Governor of Kansas, 1919-23; defeated (Progressive), 1914; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1929-30; defeated, 1930. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Inducted to the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. Died of cerebral thrombosis, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., January 17, 1950 (age 81 years, 128 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of John Allen and Rebecca (Goodin) Allen; married, October 19, 1893, to Elsie J. Nuzman.
  Cross-reference: Clyde M. Reed
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Franklin Anderson (1860-1944) — also known as William F. Anderson — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Winter Park, Orange County, Fla. Born near Morgantown, Monongalia County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 22, 1860. Republican. Minister; Methodist bishop of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1908-12, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1912-24, and Boston, Mass., 1924-32; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1924 ; acting president, Boston University, 1925-26. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Buzzards Bay, Bourne, Barnstable County, Mass., July 22, 1944 (age 84 years, 91 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Anderson and Elizabeth (Coombs) Anderson; married, June 9, 1887, to Jennie Lulah Ketcham.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Raymond Earl Baldwin (1893-1986) — also known as Raymond E. Baldwin — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., August 31, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1931-34; Governor of Connecticut, 1939-41, 1943-46; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940, 1944, 1948 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1946-49; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1949-59; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 1st District, 1965. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grange; Elks; Eagles; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Moose; Redmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 4, 1986 (age 93 years, 34 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Lucian Earl Baldwin and Sarah Emily (Tyler) Baldwin; married, June 29, 1922, to Edith V. Lindholm (1897-1970).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  L. Ward Bannister (b. 1871) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, March 30, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928, 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1902, to Helen Allabach.
Alben W. Barkley Alben William Barkley (1877-1956) — also known as Alben W. Barkley; Willie Alben Barkley; "Dear Alben"; "Little Alby"; "Veep" — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Born in a log cabin near Lowes, Graves County, Ky., November 24, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; McCracken County Prosecuting Attorney, 1906-09; county judge in Kentucky, 1909-13; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1913-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948 (Temporary Chair; chair, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1952; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1923; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1927-49, 1955-56; died in office 1956; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944; Vice President of the United States, 1949-53. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died of a heart attack while speaking at the Washington and Lee University Mock Democratic Convention, Lexington, Va., April 30, 1956 (age 78 years, 158 days). Interment at Mt. Kenton Cemetery, Near Paducah, McCracken County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Wilson Barkley and Electra Eliza (Smith) Barkley; married, June 23, 1903, to Dorothy Brower (died 1947); married, November 18, 1949, to Jane Hadley; father of Laura Louise Barkley (who married Douglas MacArthur II (1909-1997)).
  Political families: MacArthur family of Pennsylvania; Dodge-Duke-Cromwell family of Detroit, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  C. V. Whitney's thoroughbread racehorse "The Veep" (born 1948), was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Alben W. Barkley: Polly Ann Davis, Alben W. Barkley, Senate Majority Leader and Vice President — James K. Libbey, Dear Alben : Mr. Barkley of Kentucky
  Image source: Truman Library
  Hugh A. Barnhart (1892-1986) — of Rochester, Fulton County, Ind. Born in Rochester, Fulton County, Ind., July 14, 1892. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; president, Rochester Telephone Co.; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; Delta Tau Delta. Died in 1986 (age about 93 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Henry A. Barnhart (1858-1934).
  John Perry Bartlett (1905-1978) — of Boulder, Boulder County, Colo. Born in Bessemer, Jefferson County, Ala., November 20, 1905. Democrat. Mens wear retailer; mayor of Boulder, Colo., 1948-51. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Delta Tau Delta; Rotary. Died in April, 1978 (age 72 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 27, 1934, to Mildred Dishman Banks.
  James Johnston Blanchard (b. 1942) — also known as James J. Blanchard; Jim Blanchard — of Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich.; Beverly Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 8, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1975-83; Governor of Michigan, 1983-90; defeated, 1990, 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 (speaker), 1988 (chair, Platform Committee; member, Arrangements Committee), 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Platform Committee); U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1993-96. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Jaycees; Delta Tau Delta. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of James Robert Blanchard and Rosalie Johnston Blanchard; married 1966 to Paula Parker (divorced); married, September 2, 1989, to Janet Eifert Fox (1956?-).
  Cross-reference: Conrad L. Mallett, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  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
  Hugh Henry Brown (1872-1975) — also known as Hugh H. Brown — of San Francisco, Calif.; Tonopah, Nye County, Nev. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, May 4, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; represented railroads and mining companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1908, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate). Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Judicature Society; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died February 26, 1975 (age 102 years, 298 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Robert McCutcheon Brown and Louise Christina (Smith) Brown; married, February 7, 1904, to Marjorie Moore (1885-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Prentiss Marsh Brown (1889-1973) — also known as Prentiss M. Brown; "Father of the Mackinac Bridge" — of St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Mich., June 18, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; Mackinac County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1940, 1948, 1952; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1933-36; defeated, 1924; resigned 1936; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936-43; defeated, 1942; administrator, U.S. Office of Price Administration, 1942-43;; chairman, Mackinac Bridge Authority, 1951-73; chairman, Detroit Edison electric utility. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Delta Tau Delta. Died in St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Mich., December 19, 1973 (age 84 years, 184 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, St. Ignace, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Brown and Millie (Gagnon) Brown; married, June 16, 1916, to Marion E. Walker; father of Prentiss M. Brown, Jr. and Paul Walker Brown (1935-).
  Political family: Brown family of St. Ignace, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Edward H. Fenlon
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Ellsworth Brewer Buck (1892-1970) — also known as Ellsworth B. Buck — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 3, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; business executive; U.S. Representative from New York, 1944-49 (11th District 1944-45, 16th District 1945-49); shot and seriously wounded, by Charles Van Newkirk, at the Richmond Borough Hall, April 5, 1949; District Attorney Herman Methfessel witnessed the shooting from his office; chair of Richmond County Republican Party, 1951-52; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Elks; American Legion. Died in Stephenson town, Marinette County, Wis., August 14, 1970 (age 78 years, 42 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Thunder Mountain Ranch Cemetery, Stephenson town, Marinette County, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Orlando Jacob Buck and Lillian Louisa (Brewer) Buck; married, April 12, 1919, to Constance Tyler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ralph Lawrence Carr (1887-1950) — also known as Ralph L. Carr — of Antonito, Conejos County, Colo. Born in Rosita, Custer County, Colo., December 11, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; Conejos County Attorney, 1922-29; U.S. Attorney for Colorado, 1929-33; Governor of Colorado, 1939-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1942. Christian Scientist. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., September 22, 1950 (age 62 years, 285 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of William Frank Carr and Mattie (Kimberlin) Carr; married, February 1, 1913, to Gretchen Fowler (1889-1937).
  Cross-reference: William S. Hill
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Ralph Carr: Adam Schrager, The Principled Politician: The Ralph Carr Story
  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
  Thomas Campbell Clark (1899-1977) — also known as Tom C. Clark — Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., September 23, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney General, 1945-49; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1949-67; took senior status 1967. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 13, 1977 (age 77 years, 263 days). Interment at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Clark and Jennie (Falls) Clark; married, November 8, 1924, to Mary Jane Ramsey; father of Ramsey Clark (1927-).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Harrison Conway (b. 1903) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., July 13, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; Marion County Prosecuting Attorney, 1937-56; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1959-60. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Sphinx. Burial location unknown.
  George Sylvester Counts (1889-1974) — also known as George S. Counts — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; New Hope, Bucks County, Pa. Born near Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kan., December 9, 1889. University professor; author; president, American Federation of Teachers, 1939-42; New York American Labor Party state chair, 1942-44; Liberal candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1952; New York Liberal Party state chair, 1955-59. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi. Suffered a stroke, and died two weeks later, in a hospital at Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., November 10, 1974 (age 84 years, 336 days). His body was donated to Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Wilson Counts and Mertie Florella (Gamble) Counts.
  Cecil Merne Putnam Cross (b. 1891) — also known as Cecil M. P. Cross — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Rangoon, Myanmar, of American parents, November 2, 1891. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Palermo, 1919-20; Naples, 1920; U.S. Consul in Naples, 1920-21; Aden, 1921-22; Lourenco Marques, 1922-24; Port Elizabeth, 1925; Cape Town, 1925-32; Barcelona, 1932-35; Paris, 1935-40; U.S. Consul General in Sao Paulo, 1941-49. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Putnam Cross and Susan Agnes (Brock) Cross; married, August 20, 1918, to Ruth Margaret Henderson.
  Clarence A. Dahle (1894-1949) — also known as "Whiff" — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., January 22, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 57, 1933-36; member of Minnesota state senate 57th District, 1937-49; died in office 1949. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks. During a fishing trip, he drowned while swimming off an island in Lake Kabetogama, St. Louis County, Minn., July 26, 1949 (age 55 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Helen C. Jenswold.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Charles Almon Dewey (1877-1958) — also known as Charles A. Dewey — of Washington, Washington County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Washington, Washington County, Iowa, September 11, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Washington County Attorney, 1909-15; district judge in Iowa, 1918-28; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa, 1928-49; took senior status 1949. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, March 2, 1958 (age 80 years, 172 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, Washington, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Almon Ralph Dewey (1845-1905) and Sarah Ann (Rousseau) Dewey (1848-1922); married, September 1, 1910, to Jessie Dewey (1886-1963).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert W. Dimmers, Jr. (b. 1904) — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., July 25, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Hillsdale County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-40; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale District, 1945-48; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Rotary; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert W. Dimmers and Cora (Bailey) Dimmers; married to Kathleen McFarland.
  Robert William Dinsmore (b. 1940) — also known as Robert W. Dinsmore — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., September 26, 1940. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1969-76 (Monongalia County 1969-74, 27th District 1975-76); delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Protestant. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary. Still living as of 1976.
  Relatives: Son of Robert D. Dinsmore and Gladys M. (Russell) Dinsmore; married to Judith Rice.
  Andrew Edmiston (1892-1966) — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Weston, Lewis County, W.Va., November 13, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper editor; director, Weston National Bank; mayor of Weston, W.Va., 1924-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1928, 1952, 1956; West Virginia Democratic state chair, 1928-32; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1933-43; defeated, 1942; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Rotary; Delta Tau Delta; Moose. Died in Weston, Lewis County, W.Va., August 28, 1966 (age 73 years, 288 days). Interment at Macpelah Cemetery, Weston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Edmiston and Ella B. (Jackson) Edmiston; married, April 21, 1920, to Merle Williams (died 1950); married, January 31, 1953, to Beth Gage.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Frederick F. Faville (1865-1954) — of Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista County, Iowa; Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa; Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Mitchell, Mitchell County, Iowa, June 5, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Buena Vista County Attorney, 1895-99; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, 1907-13; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1921-32. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Kiwanis; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, February 19, 1954 (age 88 years, 259 days). Interment at Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Amos S. Faville (1825-1900) and Esther D. (Crary) Faville (1831-1902); married, December 22, 1891, to Cora Thornburg (1866-1919); married, January 1, 1925, to Josephine Creelman (1877-1963); nephew of Oran Faville (1817-1872).
John W. Fisher John Wesley Fisher (1915-2009) — also known as John W. Fisher — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Born in Walland, Blount County, Tenn., July 15, 1915. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1952, 1960; president and CEO, Ball Corporation, 1970-81. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Rotary. Died, from leukemia, in Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., June 28, 2009 (age 93 years, 348 days). Interment at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Relatives: Married, August 10, 1940, to Janice Kelsey Ball (1916-2010).
  Personal motto: "Ride hard, shoot straight, tell the truth, and be good to your fellow man."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: University of Tennessee Knoxville
Stuart J. Fuller Stuart Jamieson Fuller (1880-1941) — also known as Stuart J. Fuller — of Madison, Dane County, Wis.; Washington, D.C. Born in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, May 4, 1880. Exporter; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong, 1906-09; U.S. Consul in Gothenberg, 1909-10, 1911-12; Iquitos, 1912-13; Durban, 1913; U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, 1910-11; U.S. Consul General in , 1913-19; Tientsin, 1919-23. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Washington, D.C., February 1, 1941 (age 60 years, 273 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of George Fuller and Mary McCall (Jamieson) Fuller; married, January 4, 1915, to Anne Howe Reagan (1880-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Wilmer Galbreath (b. 1897) — also known as John W. Galbreath — of Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Derby, Pickaway County, Ohio, August 10, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; realtor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Hill Galbreath and Belle (Mitchell) Galbreath; married, September 14, 1921, to Helen Mauck.
  John Murchison Grimm (b. 1866) — also known as John M. Grimm — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Henry County, Ill., December 21, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; Linn County Attorney, 1893-98; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1929-32; appointed 1929; resigned 1932. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Kiwanis; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Grimm and Catherine (McLennan) Grimm; married, December 28, 1894, to Orphea Bealer.
  Morley Isaac Griswold (1890-1951) — also known as Morley Griswold — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Elko, Elko County, Nev., October 10, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1927-34; Governor of Nevada, 1934-35; defeated, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Delta Tau Delta. Died October 3, 1951 (age 60 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey Warner Griswold and Mary Ellen (Dakin) Griswold; married, August 4, 1920, to Marianne Williamson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Benjamin Howard Halstead (1876-1943) — also known as Benjamin H. Halstead — of Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Born in Waukee, Dallas County, Iowa, September 7, 1876. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1921; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1929; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1934-39; defeated, 1925, 1939, 1941; circuit judge in Michigan 33rd Circuit, 1941-43; appointed 1941; died in office 1943. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Rotary; Freemasons. Died October 19, 1943 (age 67 years, 42 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Terry Halstead (1850-1917) and Priscilla Antoinette (Howard) Halstead (1853-1931); married, December 26, 1902, to Maud Warren Fuller (1879-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Charles Hanson (1883-1935) — also known as George C. Hanson — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., October 11, 1883. Engineer; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1911-12; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Chefoo, 1912-13; Dalny, 1913-14; Newchwang, 1914; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Tientsin, 1914-15; U.S. Consul in Swatow, 1915-17; Chungking, 1917-18; Foochow, 1918-21; Harbin, 1921-31; U.S. Consul General in Harbin, 1931-33; Moscow, 1934-35; Salonika, 1935, died in office 1935. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Delta Sigma; Delta Tau Delta; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Killed by a self-inflicted gunshot, aboard the steamship President Polk, en route from Marseilles to New York, in the North Atlantic Ocean, September 2, 1935 (age 51 years, 326 days). Interment somewhere in Fairfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles C. Hanson (c.1844-1934) and Josephine (Stegkemper) Hanson.
  James H. Heinze (b. 1914) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., September 4, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; insurance executive; member of Michigan state house of representatives 45th District, 1967-72; defeated in primary, 1972. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Lions; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Navy League. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Loy Wesley Henderson (1892-1986) — also known as Loy W. Henderson — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Rogers, Benton County, Ark., June 28, 1892. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Dublin, as of 1922-23; Queenstown, as of 1923-24; U.S. Minister to Iraq, 1943-45; Nepal, 1948-51; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1948-51; Iran, 1951-54. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died March 24, 1986 (age 93 years, 269 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of George Milton Henderson and Mary May (Davis) Henderson; married, December 3, 1930, to Elise Marie Heinrichson (1906-1987).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Julius Henning (b. 1868) — also known as Edward J. Henning — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Iron Ridge, Dodge County, Wis., December 28, 1868. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1910-11. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Godlove Henning and Henriette (Erdman) Henning; married, December 7, 1898, to Eugenia Husting.
  Thomas James Herbert (1894-1974) — also known as Thomas J. Herbert — of Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 28, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I; lawyer; Ohio state attorney general, 1939-45; Governor of Ohio, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died October 26, 1974 (age 79 years, 363 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Cass E. Herrington (b. 1856) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich.; Denver, Colo. Born near Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., December 23, 1856. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1887. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Erastus C. Herrington and Sarepta (Warren) Herrington; married, August 27, 1883, to Isabella Manning (daughter of Randolph Manning (1795?-?)).
  Homer Hoch (1879-1949) — of Marion, Marion County, Kan. Born in Marion, Marion County, Kan., July 4, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Kansas 4th District, 1919-33; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1938-49; died in office 1949. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons. Died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., January 30, 1949 (age 69 years, 210 days). Interment at Marion Cemetery, Marion, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Wallis Hoch (1849-1925) and Sarah Louisa (Dickerson) Hoch; married, June 7, 1905, to Edna Wharton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Ezra Jenner (1908-1985) — also known as William E. Jenner — of Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind. Born in Marengo, Crawford County, Ind., July 21, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1934-42; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1944-45, 1947-59; Indiana Republican state chair, 1945; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956, 1960; States Rights candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1956. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind., March 9, 1985 (age 76 years, 231 days). Interment at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, Bedford, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of L. Lenwood Jenner and Jane (MacDonald) Jenner; married, June 30, 1933, to Janet Cuthill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Nelson T. Johnson Nelson Trusler Johnson (1887-1954) — also known as Nelson T. Johnson — of Oklahoma. Born in Washington, D.C., April 3, 1887. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Mukden, 1909-10; Harbin, 1910-11; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1911-15; U.S. Consul in Chungking, 1915; Changsha, 1915-18; Shanghai, 1918; U.S. Minister to China, 1929-35; Australia, 1941-45; U.S. Ambassador to China, 1935-41. Member, Delta Tau Delta. Died, from a sudden heart attack, in Washington, D.C., December 3, 1954 (age 67 years, 244 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Johnson and Salome (Trusler) Johnson; married, October 10, 1931, to Jane Thornton Beck.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Nelson T. Johnson: Russell Buhite, Nelson T. Johnson and American Policy Toward China, 1925-1941
  Image source: Time Magazine, December 11, 1939
  William Milton Johnston (b. 1867) — also known as W. M. Johnston — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Milledgeville, Carroll County, Ill., February 5, 1867. Member of Montana state house of representatives, 1905-07; mayor of Billings, Mont., 1917-19. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956) — also known as Harley M. Kilgore — of Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va. Born in Brown, Harrison County, W.Va., January 11, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; criminal court judge in West Virginia, 1933-40; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1941-56; died in office 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944, 1948 (speaker). Christian. Member, American Political Science Association; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Died February 28, 1956 (age 63 years, 48 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Quimby Kilgore and Laura Jo (Martin) Kilgore; married, May 10, 1921, to Lois Elaine Lilly.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carney Milton Layne (b. 1878) — also known as Carney M. Layne — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Crown City, Gallia County, Ohio, March 2, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1915-16; chair of Cabell County Democratic Party, 1917; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1940. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Layne and Nancy E. (Trusdell) Layne; married, November 21, 1916, to Alice Mary Lanahan; father of Carney Milton Layne, Jr. (1921-1977).
  George Edward MacKinnon (1906-1995) — also known as George E. MacKinnon — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Potomac, Allegany County, Md. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 22, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 29, 1935-42; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 3rd District, 1947-49; U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1953-58; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1958; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1969-83, 1969-; took senior status 1983. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Potomac, Montgomery County, Md., May 1, 1995 (age 89 years, 9 days). Interment at Mound Cemetery, Mound, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of James Alexander Wiley MacKinnon and Cora Blanche (Asselstine) MacKinnon; married, August 20, 1938, to Elizabeth Valentine Davis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Verner Wright Main (1885-1965) — also known as Verner W. Main — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio, December 16, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1927-28; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Calhoun County 2nd District, 1933; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1935-37; defeated in primary, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., July 6, 1965 (age 79 years, 202 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Elwyn B. Main and Margaret (Lawrence) Main; married, December 18, 1915, to Rose E. Hoppin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward I. McCabe (b. 1901) — of Williamsport, Warren County, Ind. Born in Williamsport, Warren County, Ind., January 18, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; Warren County Prosecuting Attorney, 1941. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Lions; Knights of Pythias; Delta Tau Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Lee Monroe (b. 1857) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Freehold Township, Warren County, Pa., October 27, 1857. Lawyer; Register, U.S. Land Office,, Wa-Keeney, Kansas, 1889-93; district judge in Kansas 23rd District, 1895-1903. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Monroe and Ruth (Woodin) Monroe; married to Lilla Day Moore.
  Miner Gibbs Norton (1857-1926) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 11, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Died September 5, 1926 (age 69 years, 117 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Rowland Miner Norton and Eliza Ann (Gibbs) Norton; married, August 5, 1885, to Agnes Hine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Warren Henry Orr (b. 1886) — also known as Warren H. Orr — of Hamilton, Hancock County, Ill.; Carthage, Hancock County, Ill.; Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill.; Wilmette, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., November 5, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; Hancock County Judge, 1919-30; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924; justice of Illinois state supreme court 4th District, 1930-39; chief justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1933-39; president, Belmont National Bank of Chicago. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Union League; Kiwanis. Interment at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Orr and Louisa E. (Watson) Orr; married, September 10, 1914, to Dorothy Wallace.
  George Arthur Paddock (1885-1964) — also known as George A. Paddock — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Winnetka, Cook County, Ill., March 24, 1885. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1941-43. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Loyal Legion; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons. Died December 29, 1964 (age 79 years, 280 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of George Laban Paddock and Caroline Matilda (Bolles) Paddock; married to Elsie Elizabeth Mauritzon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wallace M. Pearson (b. 1895) — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Born near Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., July 12, 1895. Republican. Chemist; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; college professor; banker; osteophatic physician; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1947-56; defeated, 1956. Methodist. Member, Eagles; Kiwanis; Delta Tau Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Fred Sampson Purnell (1882-1939) — also known as Fred S. Purnell — of Attica, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Fountain County, Ind., October 25, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1917-33; defeated, 1914. Disciples of Christ. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died in 1939 (age about 56 years). Interment at Rockfield Cemetery, Near Veedersburg, Fountain County, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel J. Purnell and Odessa (Furr) Purnell; married, June 27, 1907, to Elizabeth Shoaf.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Walter R. Reitz Walter Raleigh Reitz (1885-1957) — also known as Walter R. Reitz — of Sistersville, Tyler County, W.Va. Born in Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, December 8, 1885. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; oil business; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1920; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1927-30. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Delta Tau Delta. Died in 1957 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Walter Raleigh
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
Quentin Reynolds Quentin James Reynolds (1902-1965) — also known as Quentin Reynolds — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, April 11, 1902. Democrat. Journalist; World War II war correspondent; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1944. Member, Delta Tau Delta. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 17, 1965 (age 62 years, 340 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Reynolds and Katharine (Mahoney) Reynolds; married to Virginia Pine.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Quentin Reynolds: They Fought for the Sky: The Dramatic Story of the First War in the Air (1957) — The Fiction Factory (1955) — Courtroom: The Story of Samuel S. Liebowitz (1950) — Known But To God (1960) — The Curtain Rises (1944) — Custer's Last Stand (1951) — The Battle of Britain (1953) — Officially Dead: The Story of Commander C.D. Smith (1945) — The Wounded Don't Cry (1941) — By Quentin Reynolds [autobiography] (1963) — A London Diary (1941) — I, Willie Sutton: The Personal Story of the Most Daring Bank Robber and Jail Breaker of Our Time (1953) — Winston Churchill, the Courageous Adventurer, the Rebellious Politician, the Inspiring War Leader (1963) — The FBI (1954) — Convoy (1942) — Only the Stars are Neutral (1942) — Dress Rehearsal: The Story of Dieppe (1943) — Seventy Thousand To One: True War Adventure (1946) — The Amazing Mr. Doolittle: A Biography of Lieutenant General James H. Doolittle (1953) — Headquarters (1955) — Minister of Death: The Adolf Eichmann Story (1960) — The Wright Brothers: Pioneers of American Aviation (1950, for young readers)
  Image source: Los Angeles Times
  Alfred Thomas Rogers (b. 1873) — also known as Alfred T. Rogers — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., May 18, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908; member of Republican National Committee from Wisconsin, 1908-24. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Rogers and Martha (McBride) Rogers; married, June 30, 1910, to Edna Chynoweth.
  Chester Harvey Rowell (1867-1948) — also known as Chester H. Rowell — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif.; Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., November 1, 1867. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912, 1928, 1936; member, University of California Board of Regents, 1914-48; California Republican state chair, 1916-18. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., April 12, 1948 (age 80 years, 163 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Harvey Rowell (1833-1908) and Maria Sanford (Woods) Rowell (1843-1916); married, August 1, 1897, to Myrtle Marie Lingle; nephew of Chester Abbott Rowell.
  Political family: Rowell family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Davis Ryan (b. 1970) — also known as Paul Ryan — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Born in Janesville, Rock County, Wis., January 29, 1970. Republican. U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1999-; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2012. Catholic. Irish, German, and English ancestry. Member, Delta Tau Delta. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Murray Ryan and Elizabeth A. 'Betty' (Hutter) Ryan; married, December 2, 2000, to Janna Little; grandson of Stanley M. Ryan (1887?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Wilbour Eddy Saunders (1894-1979) — also known as Wilbour E. Saunders — of Hightstown, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., September 20, 1894. Pastor; chaplain; school headmaster; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Mercer County, 1947; interim president, Keuka College, 1965-66. Baptist. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Junior Order; Royal Arcanum; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died in 1979 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Colver Leeds Saunders and Harriet (Robertson) Saunders; married, September 22, 1919, to Mildred A. Paige.
  Odell Shepard — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born near Rock Falls, Whiteside County, Ill. Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1941-43. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Dewey Jackson Short (1898-1979) — also known as Dewey Short; "The Ozark Orator" — of Galena, Stone County, Mo. Born in Galena, Stone County, Mo., April 7, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; college professor; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1929-31, 1935-57 (14th District 1929-31, 7th District 1935-57); defeated, 1930 (14th District), 1956 (7th District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1932; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Delta Tau Delta; Pi Gamma Mu; Lions; American Legion. Died in Washington, D.C., November 19, 1979 (age 81 years, 226 days). Interment at Galena Cemetery, Galena, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, April 20, 1937, to Helen Gladys Hughes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John William Snow (b. 1939) — also known as John W. Snow — of Richmond, Va. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, August 2, 1939. Lawyer; chairman and chief executive officer of CSX railroad; charged with driving while intoxicated, in West Valley City, Utah, 1982;; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 2003-06; director, Marathon Oil Co. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Tau Delta. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married to Frederica Wheeler (divorced).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Bill Sublette (b. 1963) — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Born in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, Calif., April 12, 1963. Republican. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives 40th District, 1993-; candidate for mayor of Orlando, Fla., 2003. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Theta; Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Still living as of 2003.
  Roscoe Conkling Summers (1895-1981) — also known as Roscoe C. Summers — of Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo.; Harrisonville, Cass County, Mo. Born in Harrisonville, Cass County, Mo., January 16, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cass County, 1937-42. Christian. Member, American Legion; Delta Tau Delta. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., December 2, 1981 (age 86 years, 320 days). Interment at Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Roscoe Conkling
  Relatives: Son of William Douglas Summers (1861-1928) and Margaret 'Maggie' (Caldwell) Summers; married, November 16, 1926, to Elizabeth Collier.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Dutton Terry (b. 1877) — also known as Charles D. Terry — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Born in Kewanee, Henry County, Ill., August 26, 1877. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Catholic. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Trask Terry and Ella (Dutton) Terry; married, October 24, 1905, to Bertha Ione Browne (died 1916); married, June 1, 1921, to Catherine Cecilia McQuade.
  Arch Rollin Tuthill (b. 1907) — also known as Arch R. Tuthill — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak., June 19, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James William Tuthill and Fay (Ames) Tuthill; married, November 10, 1932, to Helen Edward.
Henry Cantwell Wallace Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill., May 11, 1866. Farmer; college professor; magazine editor; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-24; died in office 1924. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., October 25, 1924 (age 58 years, 167 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Wallace and Nannie (Cantwell) Wallace; married, November 24, 1887, to Carrie May Brodhead; father of Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Image source: American Review of Reviews, February 1922
  Roy Owen West (1868-1958) — also known as Roy O. West — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Georgetown, Vermilion County, Ill., October 27, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member, Cook County Board of Review, 1898-1914; Illinois Republican state chair, 1904-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1928 (speaker); member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910; member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1912-16, 1928-32; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1928-29. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Union League. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 29, 1958 (age 90 years, 33 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Pleasant West and Helen Anna West; married, June 11, 1898, to Louisa Augustus (died 1901); married, June 8, 1904, to Louise McWilliams.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Sam White (b. 1927) — of St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va. Born in Mercer County, W.Va., May 21, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; Pleasants County Prosecuting Attorney; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 7th District, 1977-80; member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1981-85; resigned 1985. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Still living as of 1985.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. S. Ray White and Ora (Ward) White; married, April 18, 1954, to Dottie Harper.
  James Madison Woodard (b. 1881) — also known as J. M. Woodard — of Aurora, Hamilton County, Neb. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 30, 1881. Democrat. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; medical examiner and surgeon for Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad; chair of Hamilton County Democratic Party, 1940. Member, Delta Tau Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Medical Association. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Relatives: Son of Daniel S. Woodard and Sarah Ann (Casteel) Woodard; married, December 8, 1908, to Mabel Edna Biggs.
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