PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Gamma Eta Gamma
Politician members

Very incomplete list!

  William Russell Arrington (1906-1979) — also known as W. Russell Arrington — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Gillespie, Macoupin County, Ill., July 4, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1945-54; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-67, 1967-73 (6th District 1955-57, 4th District 1957-67, 1st District 1967-73). Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Gamma Eta Gamma; Union League. Died in October, 1979 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William Parnell Arrington (1883-1940) and Ethel Louise (Fanning) Arrington (1884-1931); married to Ruth Marion Browne (1907-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Loughead Bartlett (b. 1871) — also known as Charles L. Bartlett — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., December 18, 1871. Major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1922-29; American candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; United Spanish War Veterans; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Charles E. Bartlett and Mary (Loughead) Bartlett; married to Mary C. Carpenter.
John B. Bennett John Bonifas Bennett (1904-1964) — also known as John B. Bennett — of Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Mich. Born in Garden, Delta County, Mich., January 10, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Ontonagon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1929-30, 1933-36; U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1943-45, 1947-64; defeated, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1944; died in office 1964. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; American Bar Association; Rotary; Elks. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., August 9, 1964 (age 60 years, 212 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James G. Bennett and Mary (Bonifas) Bennett; married, May 4, 1929, to Corinne Waldhuetter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Homer Truett Bone (1883-1970) — also known as Homer T. Bone — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., January 25, 1883. Lawyer; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1920; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1923-24; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1933-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1944-56; took senior status 1956. Member, Order of the Coif; Gamma Eta Gamma. Died in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., March 11, 1970 (age 87 years, 45 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas Leo Brown (b. 1931) — also known as Thomas L. Brown — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., November 10, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 57th District, 1967-70; circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1975-90; defeated, 1970. Catholic. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; Knights of Columbus; Catholic War Veterans; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Still living as of 1990.
  David E. Burgess (1914-1970) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born June 1, 1914. Lawyer; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1963-70; died in office 1970. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, in Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich., November 3, 1970 (age 56 years, 155 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Louise Marie Hawley.
  Heriot Clarkson (1863-1942) — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Kingville, Richland County, S.C., August 21, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1899; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1923-42; appointed 1923; died in office 1942. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the Revolution; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Gamma Eta Gamma; Anti-Saloon League. Died January 27, 1942 (age 78 years, 159 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Maj. William Clarkson and Margaret S. (Simons) Clarkson; married, December 10, 1889, to Mary Lloyd Osborne.
  Louis G. Craig (b. 1908) — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Weston, Lewis County, W.Va., April 29, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 3rd District, 1946; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1957-60, 1963-66; defeated, 1960, 1966, 1968, 1970; mayor of Weston, W.Va., 1961-67. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; American Legion; Gamma Eta Gamma; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob C. Craig and Rosa May (Nestor) Craig.
  Edward Matthew Curran (b. 1903) — also known as Edward M. Curran — of Washington, D.C. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, May 10, 1903. Lawyer; police court judge, 1936-40; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1940-46; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1948. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Joseph Curran and Mary Agnes (Callinan) Curran; married, June 6, 1934, to Katherine Cecilia Hand.
  L. B. Day (1889-1938) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Westboro, Atchison County, Mo., February 3, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1921-29; justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1929-38; died in office 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died November 22, 1938 (age 49 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Day and Sarah (Rowan) Day; married, April 10, 1916, to Neva Emma Grimwood.
  Raymond H. Dresser (b. 1901) — of Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in Litchfield, Hillsdale County, Mich., January 28, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939-47; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Niles E. Dresser and Lou (Sherk) Dresser; married 1923 to Lola Juckett.
  Stephen A. Fanning (1907-1983) — of Valley Falls, Cumberland, Providence County, R.I.; Saunderstown, Narragansett, Washington County, R.I. Born in Cumberland, Providence County, R.I., April 18, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island Democratic State Committee, 1938-48; Rhode Island Democratic state chair, 1947-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948. Catholic. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in 1983 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  George S. Fitzgerald (1901-1980) — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., December 26, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1949-53; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1954; member of Michigan state senate 1st District, 1965-74. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Gamma Eta Gamma; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Knights of Equity. Died in 1980 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of William B. Fitzgerald; uncle of William B. Fitzgerald, Jr. (1942-2008).
  Political family: Fitzgerald family of Detroit, Michigan.
  John H. Gillis (b. 1923) — of Grosse Pointe Shores, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 2, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 1st District, 1965-. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Arbitration Association; Gamma Eta Gamma; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Still living as of 1987.
William H. Hampton William H. Hampton — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state senate 36th District, 1935-44; defeated, 1944. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Mackie Hampton and Agnes (Hately) Hampton; married to Esther Kolpien.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Albert Haskell, Jr. Albert Haskell, Jr. (b. 1891) — of Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y. Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., October 15, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; Cortland County District Attorney; bank director; member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1934-36. Member, Rotary; Elks; Eagles; Moose; American Bar Association; Grange; Knights of Columbus; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  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?).
  Karl Harold Phillip LeVander (1910-1992) — also known as Harold LeVander — of South St. Paul, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Swede Home, Polk County, Neb., October 10, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Minnesota, 1967-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., March 30, 1992 (age 81 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Peter Magni LeVander; married to Iantha Powrie.
  Cross-reference: David F. Durenberger
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  James P. Marron (b. 1902) — of O'Neill, Holt County, Neb. Born in Ponca, Dixon County, Neb., June 5, 1902. Democrat. Insurance agent; lawyer; chair of Holt County Democratic Party, 1940. Catholic. Member, Gamma Eta Gamma; Lions; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas F. Marron and Margaret (McDermott) Marron; married, April 7, 1931, to Alice Sabatka.
  Richard J. McCormick (b. 1888) — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., August 11, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Essex District, 1923-28. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John R. McCormick and Margaret (McCarthy) McCormick; married, October 23, 1910, to Verna A. Sullivan.
  Francis M. McKeown (b. 1898) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., April 29, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate First Hampden District, 1935-36. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; American Legion; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Murphy (1897-1944) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, N.Y., May 15, 1897. Democrat. Accountant; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1941-42; defeated, 1942; charged with bribery in 1944; pleaded guilty. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Gamma Eta Gamma. Died, from a heart ailment, December 25, 1944 (age 47 years, 224 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Constance Kirchner.
  Daniel J. O'Mara (b. 1893) — of Irondequoit, Monroe County, N.Y.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Florence, Oneida County, N.Y., October 31, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1932-34; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1957-58. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Order of Alhambra; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
Harold M. Ryan Harold Martin Ryan (1911-2007) — also known as Harold M. Ryan — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 6, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960 (alternate), 1964; member of Michigan state senate 1st District, 1949-62; resigned 1962; defeated, 1974 (2nd District); U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1962-65; defeated in primary, 1964, 1966; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1976-85. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Gamma Eta Gamma; Lions. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 8, 2007 (age 96 years, 30 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Lillian Wargnier.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  James C. Soper — of Cicero, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state senate 7th District, 1967-79. Member, American Judicature Society; Theta Delta Chi; Gamma Eta Gamma; American Legion; Moose; Elks. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
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
Melvin D. Synhorst Melvin D. Synhorst (b. 1914) — of Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa. Born in Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa, January 21, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary of state of Iowa, 1949-65, 1967-80; resigned 1980. American Reformed Church. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Alpha Tau Omega; Gamma Eta Gamma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hugo Synhorst and Ethel Synhorst; married 1941 to Alice Rossing.
  Image source: Iowa Official Register 1951-52
  Amos Leavitt Taylor (b. 1877) — also known as Amos L. Taylor — of Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Danbury, Merrimack County, N.H., February 22, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1932; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1924-49; secretary of Massachusetts Republican Party, 1927-28; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1929-32. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Leavitt Taylor and Nellie Jane (Martin) Taylor; married, June 16, 1906, to Myra Lillian Fairbank (died 1944); married to Caroline W. Dudley.
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/group/gamma-eta-gamma.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]