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  George Manlove Abbott (1904-1988) — also known as George M. Abbott — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 5, 1904. Republican. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Calcutta, 1928-29; Oslo, 1930-34; U.S. Consul in Marseille, 1938-41; Colombo, 1941; Paris, 1944; U.S. Consul General in Saigon, 1948-50. Member, Kappa Sigma. Died in Morristown, Lamoille County, Vt., February 22, 1988 (age 84 years, 17 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Hazelton Abbott (1872-1939) and Winifred (Manlove) Abbott (1877-1971); married, June 30, 1934, to Elise Strom Kloumann (1908-2003).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Douglas Ackerman, Jr. (1913-1967) — also known as Walter D. Ackerman, Jr. — Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, March 17, 1913. Lawyer; Hawaii territory attorney general, 1947-52. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died December 1, 1967 (age 54 years, 259 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Douglas Ackerman and Lucy (Woods) Ackerman; married, September 4, 1937, to Ella Brockie Fraser.
  Julian Power Alexander (1887-1953) — also known as Julian P. Alexander — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., December 7, 1887. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1919-21; circuit judge in Mississippi, 1934-39; justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1941-53; died in office 1953. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary; American Bar Association; Newcomen Society; Kappa Sigma. Died, from coronary thrombosis, while a spectator at the Sugar Bowl football game, in Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 1, 1953 (age 65 years, 25 days). Interment at Cedarlawn Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Charlton Henry Alexander and Matilda (MacMillan) Alexander; married, December 16, 1913, to Corabel Wharton Roberts (1889-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Vollie Alexander, Jr. (b. 1934) — also known as Bill Alexander, Jr. — of Osceola, Mississippi County, Ark. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., January 16, 1934. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1969-93. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Rotary; Farm Bureau; National Rifle Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William V. Alexander and Spencer (Buck) Alexander; married, February 5, 1957, to Marjorie Gwendolyn Haven (divorced; who later married Robert Bruce Mathias (1930-2006)).
  Cross-reference: Blanche Lambert Lincoln
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  George Edward Allen (1896-1973) — also known as George E. Allen — of Washington, D.C. Born in Booneville, Prentiss County, Miss., February 29, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; hotel business; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1933-38, 1939-40; resigned 1938, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1936; Secretary of Democratic National Committee, 1943; speechwriter for Pres. Harry Truman; director, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1946. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma. Close friend of presidents Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower. Died, following a heart attack, in the Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert, Riverside County, Calif., April 23, 1973 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment somewhere in Booneville, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Sam P. Allen and Mollie (Plaxico) Allen; married, September 10, 1930, to Mary Keane.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John H. Anderson (1905-1974) — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 18, 1905. Building contractor; mayor of Tacoma, Wash., 1950-54, 1956-58. Member, Kappa Sigma; Elks; Moose; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in November, 1974 (age 69 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eddy M. Anderson and Alice E. (Rawlinson) Anderson; married, June 15, 1928, to Caroline Parsons.
  Robert M. Ashley (1890-1966) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 12, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; pharmacist; osteopath; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Wayne County 4th District, 1933; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Congregationalist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Kiwanis; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died in July, 1966 (age 76 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Allen Ashley and Mary Elma Ashley; married, June 15, 1929, to Gretchen Rebecca Peterman.
Warren R. Austin Warren Robinson Austin (1877-1962) — also known as Warren R. Austin — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Highgate Center, Highgate, Franklin County, Vt., November 12, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Franklin County State's Attorney, 1904-06; mayor of St. Albans, Vt., 1909; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1928 (speaker), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1944 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1931-46; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1947-53. Congregationalist. Member, Farm Bureau; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Loyal Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., December 25, 1962 (age 85 years, 43 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey Goodrich Austin and Anne Mathilda (Robinson) Austin; married, June 26, 1901, to Mildred Mary Lucas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Raymond Bahne (b. 1889) — also known as J. R. Bahne — of Eldora, Hardin County, Iowa. Born in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, February 26, 1889. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate). Congregationalist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob H. Bahne and Lenora (Richardson) Bahne; married, November 12, 1912, to Vera Shell.
  Thomas Lowry Bailey (1888-1946) — also known as Thomas L. Bailey — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Born near Maben, Webster County, Miss., January 6, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1916-40; Speaker of the Mississippi State House of Representatives, 1924-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1944; Governor of Mississippi, 1944-46; died in office 1946. Methodist. Member, Exchange Club; Kappa Sigma; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in the Governor's Mansion, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., November 2, 1946 (age 58 years, 300 days). Interment somewhere in Meridian, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Anderson Bean Bailey and Rosa (Powell) Bailey; married, August 23, 1917, to Nellah Massey.
  Herman Benjamin Baruch (1872-1953) — also known as Herman B. Baruch — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Camden, Kershaw County, S.C., April 28, 1872. Democrat. Physician; stockbroker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1952; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, 1945-47; Netherlands, 1947-49. Jewish. Member, American Arbitration Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Sigma. Died in Wyandanch, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 15, 1953 (age 80 years, 321 days). Interment at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Baruch and Belle (Wolfe) Baruch; married, February 5, 1908, to Rosemary Emetaz; married, October 22, 1949, to Anna Marie Baroness Mackay.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Valentine Beamer (1896-1964) — also known as John V. Beamer — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Born in Wabash County, Ind., November 17, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1949-50; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1951-59; defeated, 1958. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., September 8, 1964 (age 67 years, 296 days). Interment at Falls Cemetery, Wabash, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Beamer and Rosa Bender (Rosenthal) Beamer; married, June 30, 1928, to Letha Urschel.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Franklin Blackburn (b. 1925) — also known as Charles F. Blackburn — of Henderson, Vance County, N.C. Born in Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn., April 30, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 3rd District, 1959. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma. Still living as of 1959.
  Relatives: Son of George Cline Blackburn and Anne Rosson (Templeton) Blackburn.
  Hill Blackett (1892-1967) — of Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Juneau, Alaska, March 13, 1892. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1952 (alternate). Member, Kappa Sigma. Died in December, 1967 (age 75 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas DeWitt Bowman (b. 1886) — also known as Thomas D. Bowman — of Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Mo.; Smithville, Clay County, Mo. Born in Pacific, Franklin County, Mo., March 14, 1886. U.S. Vice Consul in Nogales, 1911-14; U.S. Consul in Fernie, 1914-16; Frontera, 1916-19; Monterrey, 1919; Mexico City, 1922-25; U.S. Consul General in Budapest, 1925-26; Belfast, 1926-31; Santiago, as of 1932; Naples, as of 1938; Johannesburg, as of 1943; Canton, as of 1947. Member, Kappa Sigma; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas A. Bowman and Emma (Gohlson) Bowman; married 1916 to Lillian Parker Bowman.
  Grover Lee Broadfoot (1892-1962) — also known as Grover L. Broadfoot — of Mondovi, Buffalo County, Wis. Born in Independence, Trempealeau County, Wis., December 27, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Buffalo County District Attorney, 1923-35; mayor of Mondovi, Wis., 1943-47; president, Mondovi State Bank; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1945-48; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1948; appointed 1948; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1948-62; appointed 1948; died in office 1962. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kappa Sigma. Died May 18, 1962 (age 69 years, 142 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Alexander Broadfoot and Celia (Tillotson) Broadfoot; married, December 29, 1925, to Margaret Jacobi.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Chauncey H. Browning (1903-1971) — also known as Chauncey Browning — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Chauncey, Logan County, W.Va., May 15, 1903. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; Logan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1944-52; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1952-71; appointed 1952; died in office 1971. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died June 24, 1971 (age 68 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ballard F. Browning and Mary E. (Curry) Browning; married, February 4, 1929, to Evelyn Mahone; father of Chauncey H. Browning, Jr. (1934-2010).
  Chauncey H. Browning, Jr. (1934-2010) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 21, 1934. Democrat. Lawyer; West Virginia state attorney general; elected 1968, 1972; elected unopposed 1976, 1980. Methodist. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association. Died January 1, 2010 (age 75 years, 41 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey H. Browning (1903-1971).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Millard Fillmore Caldwell, Jr. (1897-1984) — also known as Millard F. Caldwell, Jr. — of Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., February 6, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1933-41; Governor of Florida, 1945-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948, 1956; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1962-69. Protestant. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Newcomen Society; American Legion; American Judicature Society; Alpha Kappa Psi; Blue Key. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., October 23, 1984 (age 87 years, 260 days). Interment at Harwood Plantation Cemetery, Leon County, Fla.
  Presumably named for: Millard Fillmore
  Relatives: Son of Millard Fillmore Caldwell and Martha Jane (Clapp) Caldwell; married, February 14, 1925, to Mary Rebecca Harwood.
  The Millard Caldwell state office building (opened 1949), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Harlan Mayberry Calhoun (1903-1977) — also known as Harlan M. Calhoun — of Moorefield, Hardy County, W.Va. Born in Franklin, Pendleton County, W.Va., October 25, 1903. Democrat. Circuit judge in West Virginia for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, 1937-58; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1959-72; resigned 1972. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died April 17, 1977 (age 73 years, 174 days). Interment at Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harrison Mayberry Calhoun (1866-1933) and Virginia (Mullenax) Calhoun (1866-1944); married to Alberta Dorsey (1904-1953; daughter of Albert Alan Dorsey (1873-1933)).
  Cross-reference: Thomas E. McHugh
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Fowler Chadwick (b. 1894) — also known as Stephen F. Chadwick — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Colfax, Whitman County, Wash., August 14, 1894. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1926; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1928; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1932 (Democratic primary), 1940 (Republican). Episcopalian. Member, Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen James Chadwick and Emma (Plummer) Chadwick; married, July 2, 1919, to Margaret Gardiner Tyler.
  Harry Camp Clark (b. 1883) — also known as Harry C. Clark — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., June 8, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1927-31. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Heman E. Clark and Melissa (Heath) Clark; married, June 6, 1911, to Georgia L. Kessinger.
  Albert McDonald Cole (1901-1994) — also known as Albert M. Cole — of Holton, Jackson County, Kan. Born in Moberly, Randolph County, Mo., October 13, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1930; U.S. Representative from Kansas 1st District, 1945-53. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary. Died in Washington, D.C., June 5, 1994 (age 92 years, 235 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter I. Cole and Mary B. (McDonald) Cole; married, November 11, 1927, to Emily Corbin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  D. Lee Constantine (b. 1952) — of Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Fla. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 6, 1952. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 37th District, 1993-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Catholic. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Still living as of 2004.
  Jere Cooper (1893-1957) — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Born near Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn., July 20, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1929-57 (9th District 1929-33, 8th District 1933-43, 9th District 1943-53, 8th District 1953-57); died in office 1957. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kappa Sigma; Maccabees. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 18, 1957 (age 64 years, 151 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph W. Cooper and Viola May (Cooper) Cooper.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fred Pierce Corson (1896-1985) — also known as Fred P. Corson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Cornwall, Lebanon County, Pa. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., April 11, 1896. Methodist minister; president, Dickinson College, 1934-44; Methodist Bishop of Philadelphia, 1944-68; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1948, 1952; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage after a fall, in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 16, 1985 (age 88 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Corson (born 1849) and Mary (Payne) Corson (born 1856); married 1922 to Frances Blount Beaman.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Harry Covington (1870-1942) — also known as J. Harry Covington — of Easton, Talbot County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., May 3, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; Talbot County State's Attorney, 1903-09; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1909-14; resigned 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1914-18. Episcopalian. Member, Kappa Sigma. Died in Washington, D.C., February 4, 1942 (age 71 years, 277 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Harry Covington (1836-1915) and Emma Virginia (Robinson) Covington (1839-1870); married, April 4, 1899, to Ethel Kate Rose (1879-1976).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John W. Davis (b. 1918) — of Salem, Salem County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., July 30, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1956-67; defeated, 1967; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John Warren Davis (1867-1945) — also known as J. Warren Davis — of Salem, Salem County, N.J.; Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., March 4, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Salem County, 1912-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1913-16; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1916-20; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1920-39. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died February 21, 1945 (age 77 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Davis and Emmie Virginia (Sawyer) Davis; married, June 14, 1913, to Marguerite N. Gay.
  Robert Joseph Dole (b. 1923) — also known as Bob Dole — of Russell, Russell County, Kan. Born in Russell, Russell County, Kan., July 22, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1951-53; U.S. Representative from Kansas, 1961-69 (6th District 1961-63, 1st District 1963-69); U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1969-96; resigned 1996; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1971-73; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1976; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1980, 1988; candidate for President of the United States, 1996. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kiwanis; Elks; American Bar Association; Disabled American Veterans; Kappa Sigma. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1997. Still living as of 2021.
  Relatives: Son of Doran R. 'Ray' Dole (1901-1975) and Bina (Talbott) Dole (1904-1983); married 1948 to Phyllis E. Holden (divorced 1972); married, December 6, 1975, to Mary Elizabeth Hanford (1936-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Bob Dole: Unlimited Partners : Our American Story (1988) — Great Presidential Wit (...I Wish I Was in the Book): A Collection of Humorous Anecdotes and Quotations (2001) — Great Political Wit : Laughing (Almost) All the Way to the White House (1998)
  Forrest C. Donnell (1884-1980) — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Quitman, Nodaway County, Mo., August 20, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Missouri, 1941-45; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1945-51; defeated, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Died in St. Louis, Mo., March 3, 1980 (age 95 years, 196 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Cary Donnell and Barbara Lee (Waggoner) Donnell; married, January 29, 1913, to Hilda Hays.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Samuel Marion Driver (b. 1893) — also known as Sam M. Driver — of Douglas County, Wash.; Chelan County, Wash.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Wamic, Wasco County, Ore., May 22, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1922-23; Chelan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-37; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, 1937-40; justice of Washington state supreme court, 1940-46; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1946. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Driver and Adelia (Lucas) Driver; married, March 21, 1922, to Sue Glascock.
  Everett Francis Drumright (1906-1993) — also known as Everett F. Drumright — of Drumright, Creek County, Okla. Born in Drumright, Creek County, Okla., September 15, 1906. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Ciudad Juarez, 1930-31; Hankow, 1931-32; Shanghai, 1934-37; U.S. Consul in Hankow, as of 1938; Shanghai, 1941; Chungking, 1942-44; London, 1946; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1954-58; U.S. Ambassador to China (Taiwan), 1958-62. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died in 1993 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron H. Drumright and Mary Gertrude (Ryan) Drumright.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Boutwell Dunlap (1877-1930) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 14, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; historian; nominated for U.S. Representative from California 1st District 1904, but withdrew before election; Vice-Consul for Argentina in San Francisco, Calif., 1909-30. Member, Kappa Sigma; Delta Chi; Society of Colonial Wars; American Political Science Association; American Historical Association. Died in his room at the Graystone Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., December 22, 1930 (age 53 years, 38 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Dunlap (1827-1909) and Sarah Jane (Robinson) Dunlap (1847-1920).
  William Robb Eaton (1877-1942) — also known as William R. Eaton — of Denver, Colo. Born in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, December 17, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Colorado state senate, 1915-18, 1923-26; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1929-33; defeated, 1932, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Kappa Sigma. Died in Denver, Colo., December 16, 1942 (age 64 years, 364 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Black Eaton and Margaret (Whidden) Eaton; married, September 16, 1909, to Leila Carter (1877-1951); nephew of Charles Aubrey Eaton (1868-1953).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lynn Ramsay Edminster (b. 1893) — also known as Lynn R. Edminster — of Illinois; Washington, D.C. Born in Chillicothe, Peoria County, Ill., January 2, 1893. University professor; economist; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1942-45. Member, American Economic Association; Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Simmons Edminster and Julia (Jones) Edminster; married, May 19, 1917, to Lucile Forsythe.
George Edwards George Clifton Edwards, Jr. (1914-1995) — also known as George Edwards — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., August 6, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1949; probate judge in Michigan, 1951-54; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1954-56; appointed 1954; resigned 1956; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1956-62; appointed 1956; resigned 1962; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1963-. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Sigma; Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; American Judicature Society. Died in 1995 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  John William Eggleston (1886-1976) — also known as John W. Eggleston — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Charlotte Court House, Charlotte County, Va., June 18, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1932-35; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1935-40; appointed 1935. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Died in 1976 (age about 90 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of David Quinn Eggleston and Sue (Daniel) Eggleston; married, October 15, 1912, to Ella Watkins Carrington (1889-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William T. Emblen (b. 1906) — of Elm Grove, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 22, 1906. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1947-48; defeated, 1948. Christian. Member, Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank J. Emblen and Ella Josephine (Miller) Emblen; married, October 3, 1931, to Celesta Richard.
  Paul Jones Fannin (1907-2002) — also known as Paul J. Fannin — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., January 29, 1907. Republican. Chemical and petroleum business; Governor of Arizona, 1959-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1960, 1964 (delegation chair); U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1965-77. Methodist. Member, Elks; Moose; Rotary; Kappa Sigma. Died, from a stroke, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 13, 2002 (age 94 years, 349 days). Interment at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Newton Fannin and Katherine (Davis) Fannin; married, May 6, 1934, to Elma Addington; father of Bob Fannin (1936?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dante Bruno Fascell (1917-1998) — also known as Dante B. Fascell — of Coral Gables, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla. Born in Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 9, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1951-54; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1955-93 (4th District 1955-67, 12th District 1967-73, 15th District 1973-83, 19th District 1983-93); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956 (delegation vice-chair), 1968 (alternate). Italian ancestry. Member, American Legion; Lions; American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Military Order of the World Wars; Jaycees; Kappa Sigma. Received Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1998. Died, of colon cancer, in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., November 28, 1998 (age 81 years, 264 days). Interment at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park, Clearwater, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Fascell and Mary (Gullotti) Fascell; married, September 19, 1941, to Jean-Marie Pelot.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Harold R. Fatzer (b. 1910) — of Kinsley, Edwards County, Kan. Born in Fellsburg, Edwards County, Kan., August 3, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Kansas state attorney general, 1949-56; appointed 1949; resigned 1956; justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1956. Protestant. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Kappa Sigma; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Jesters; Shriners; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Amvets; Disabled American Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Fatzer and Rella (Shannon) Fatzer; married 1936 to Frances Josephine Schwaup.
  Frank Lockhart Fetzer (1886-1955) — also known as Frank L. Fetzer — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., August 19, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1940, 1948. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Denver, Colo., 1955 (age about 68 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of John L. Fetzer (1846-1911) and Lucretia (Elgin) Fetzer (1853-1955); married to Alma Blood (1889-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Hutchison Finch (1925-1995) — also known as Robert H. Finch — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz., October 9, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1956; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from California, 1952, 1954; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1967-69; Presidential Elector for California, 1968; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969-70. Baptist; later Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Kappa Sigma. Died October 10, 1995 (age 70 years, 1 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Finch (1882?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert D. Fleming (1903-1994) — of Aspinwall, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pa., March 8, 1903. Republican. Real estate broker; insurance business; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1939-50; member of Pennsylvania state senate 40th District, 1951-74; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960, 1972; candidate for Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1964. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis; Kappa Sigma; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died August 15, 1994 (age 91 years, 160 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Fleming and Daisy (Doty) Fleming; married to D. Jean Varner.
  Wade H. Garrett (b. 1889) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Marshville, Harrison County, W.Va., June 7, 1889. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; oil and gas business; postmaster at Clarksburg, W.Va., 1943-54 (acting, 1943-44); member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1957-62. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Rotary; Kappa Sigma; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Wade Hampton
  Dwight Herbert Green (1897-1958) — also known as Dwight H. Green — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ligonier, Noble County, Ind., January 9, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1931-35; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1939; Governor of Illinois, 1941-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Military Order of the World Wars. Died February 20, 1958 (age 61 years, 42 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Green and Minnie (Gerber) Green; married, June 29, 1926, to Mabel Victoria Kingston.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Herbert Bailey Gregory (b. 1884) — also known as Herbert B. Gregory — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., April 10, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Virginia 20th Circuit, 1923-26; judge, Law and Chancery Court, City of Roanoke, 1926-30; justice of Virginia state supreme court, 1930-40; appointed 1930. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Werter Hancock Gregory and Sallie James (Payne) Gregory; married, October 26, 1916, to Margaret Kossen.
  Bolling Hall Handy (b. 1891) — also known as Bolling H. Handy — of Bristol, Va.; Richmond, Va. Born in Spring City, Rhea County, Tenn., February 26, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1920; member, Virginia State Industrial Commission, 1922-29; chairman, Mutual Insurance Company of Richmond. Member, American Legion; Kappa Sigma; Civitan. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas R. Handy and Caroline S. (Hall) Handy; married, October 9, 1917, to Ann Roy Johnston.
  Justin Woodward Harding (b. 1888) — also known as Justin W. Harding — of Franklin, Warren County, Ohio; Juneau, Alaska. Born in Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, December 19, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-27; U.S. Attorney for the 1st District of Alaska Territory, 1927-29; U.S. District Judge for Alaska, 1929-33. Protestant. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence H. Harding and Lilly (Woodward) Harding; married, September 4, 1912, to May Gaynor.
  Horace H. Harned, Jr. (b. 1920) — of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss. Born in State College, Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss., July 27, 1920. Member of Mississippi state senate, 1952-56; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1960-64, 1966-. Baptist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Kappa Sigma; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  James Rude Harris (b. 1912) — also known as James R. Harris — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Camden, Ouachita County, Ark., August 20, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1946. Methodist. Member, Amvets; American Legion; American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
William T. Henshaw William Thornton Henshaw (1868-1949) — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va.; South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., March 20, 1868. Physician; mayor of Martinsburg, W.Va., 1896-1902; major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1901-02; West Virginia State Health Commissioner, 1921. Member, Kappa Sigma. Died, from colon cancer, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., April 13, 1949 (age 81 years, 24 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Norborne Parish Cemetery, Martinsburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Snodgrass Henshaw (1845-1886) and Nannie Bell (Snodgrass) Henshaw (1846-1925); brother of John Snodgrass Henshaw; married 1897 to Georgia Ingraham Burns; grandnephew of John Fryatt Snodgrass; first cousin once removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass and Edgar Craven Henshaw; second cousin once removed of Marion Lee Henshaw; third cousin of Harry Preston Henshaw (1886-1961).
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
John H. Hougen John Hjalmar Hougen (1889-1978) — also known as John H. Hougen — of Fisher, Polk County, Minn.; Crookston, Polk County, Minn. Born in Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., July 7, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; member of Minnesota state senate 66th District, 1927-30; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1930; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., July 14, 1978 (age 89 years, 7 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Olai Jensen Hougen (1857-1925) and Thrine Christine (Johnson) Hougen (1859-1891); married, November 29, 1946, to Rita Mary Zini.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Moorhead Daily News, July 5, 1930
  George Whitfield Jack (b. 1875) — also known as George W. Jack — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La., November 1, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1913-17. Member, Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Houston Jack and Mary Catherine (Whitfield) Jack; married, May 9, 1900, to Roberta Pegues.
Clark Jeary Clark Jeary (1892-1959) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., April 25, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1920; member of Nebraska state senate, 1920; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1953-56; resigned 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Kappa Sigma. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., August 27, 1959 (age 67 years, 124 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Beauford Halbert Jester (1893-1949) — also known as Beauford Jester — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex., January 12, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Texas, 1947-49; died in office 1949; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Kappa Sigma; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Lions. Died, aboard a Pullman railroad car, near Houston, Harris County, Tex., July 11, 1949 (age 56 years, 180 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of George Taylor Jester (1846-1922) and Frances Paine (Gordon) Jester (1861-1953); married, June 15, 1921, to Mabel Buchanan (1901-1984); second cousin of Perry Northen Jester.
  Political family: Jester family of Corsicana, Texas.
  Jester Center Residence Hall (built 1969), at the University of Texas, Austin, is named for him.
  Albert Williams Johnson (b. 1872) — also known as Albert W. Johnson — of Lewisburg, Union County, Pa. Born in Weikert, Union County, Pa., November 28, 1872. School teacher; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Union County, 1901-02; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1912-22; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1925-. Lutheran. Member, Kappa Sigma; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Royal Arcanum; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alanson Johnson and Sarah Alice (Catherman) Johnson; married 1893 to Dora Miller (died 1909); married, December 13, 1913, to Mary C. Steck.
  Luther Alexander Johnson (1875-1965) — also known as Luther A. Johnson — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Born in Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex., October 29, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; Navarro County Attorney, 1898-1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916; U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1923-46; resigned 1946; federal judge, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Kappa Sigma; Odd Fellows; Lions. Died June 6, 1965 (age 89 years, 220 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Wiley Johnson and Fannie L. (McMillan) Johnson; married, July 19, 1899, to Turner Read.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carey Estes Kefauver (1903-1963) — also known as Estes Kefauver — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born near Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., July 26, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1939-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944 (alternate; speaker), 1952; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1949-63; died in office 1963; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association; Rotary; Americans for Democratic Action; American Political Science Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 10, 1963 (age 60 years, 15 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Monroe County, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Cooke Kefauver (1870-1958) and Phredonia Bradford (Estes) Kefauver (1873-1948); married, August 8, 1935, to Nancy Patterson Pigott (1911-1967); first cousin once removed of Joseph Wingate Folk (1869-1923); second cousin thrice removed of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Kefauver Federal Building, in Nashville, Tennessee, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Estes Kefauver: Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Joseph Bruce Gorman, Kefauver: A Political Biography
  Clair John Killoran (1905-1975) — also known as Clair J. Killoran — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, April 12, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee); Delaware Republican state chair, 1950; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Elks. Died October 29, 1975 (age 70 years, 200 days). Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles J. Killoran and Ada (Percifield) Killoran; married, November 30, 1935, to Anne Regina Biggs (1910-1994).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry E. Kinney (1924-2006) — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; engineer; mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., 1974-77, 1981-85. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died May 9, 2006 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Earl Kinney and Opal Kinney; married to Pamela Tillery.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Randall R. Kitt (1905-1964) — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Born in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., April 14, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney, 1935-36; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1939-46; bank director. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., March 1, 1964 (age 58 years, 322 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Paul D. Kitt (1877-1951) and Mary B. (Elliott) Kitt (1879-1957); brother of Elliott Kitt (1910-1943; Flying Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force; killed in World War II); married, May 31, 1930, to Mabel Lewis; married, August 12, 1944, to Mary Susan Moberly (1909-2005).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Powless William Lanier (b. 1885) — also known as Powless W. Lanier — of Covington, Tipton County, Tenn.; Jamestown, Stutsman County, N.Dak. Born in Fulton, Lauderdale County, Tenn., March 7, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1911-12; juvenile court judge in Tennessee, 1913-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1928, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1932; U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, 1933-54. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Hill Lanier and Ellen (Cooper) Lanier; married, December 28, 1910, to Mary Louise Roberts.
Edward McIver Leppard Edward McIver Leppard (1924-1985) — of Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C. Born in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C., November 5, 1924. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate from Chesterfield County, 1963-66. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Civitan; Moose. Died February 15, 1985 (age 60 years, 102 days). Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery, Chesterfield, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Ernest Leppard, Sr. (1895-1960) and Anne (Owens) Leppard (1896-1985); brother of James Ernest Leppard, Jr.; married, March 5, 1949, to Virginia Guy Emory (1930-2010).
  Political family: Leppard family of Chesterfield, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Hugh Allen Locke (b. 1885) — also known as Hugh A. Locke — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Fayette County, Tenn., February 9, 1885. Lawyer; Independent candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1930. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Locke and Susanna F. (Crenshaw) Locke; married, October 12, 1921, to Mabel Plosser.
  Thomas Jamison MacBride (1914-2000) — also known as Thomas J. MacBride — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., March 25, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1955-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1961-66; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California, 1966-79; took senior status 1979. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Rotary. Died in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., January 6, 2000 (age 85 years, 287 days). Interment at East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Frank MacBride and Lotta Kirtley (Little) MacBride; married, November 7, 1947, to Martha Harrold.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Charles Manchester (1873-1943) — also known as William C. Manchester — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born near Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 4th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1910-14. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Kappa Sigma. Died, of prostate cancer, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 17, 1943 (age 69 years, 143 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Mahoning County, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh A. Manchester and Rosannah (Squires) Manchester; married, December 27, 1898, to Margaret Katherine MacGregor.
  O. Gaylord Marsh (b. 1879) — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash.; Manila, Philippines; Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich., January 7, 1879. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Ottawa, 1915-17; Progreso, 1917-24; Montevideo, 1924-27; Sydney, 1927-32; Seoul, as of 1938. Member, Kappa Sigma; Pi Gamma Mu; Freemasons; Woodmen; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Marsh and Huldah Rude (Dunning) Marsh; married 1905 to Tella Dorothy Swem.
  Earle Bradford Mayfield (1881-1964) — also known as Earle B. Mayfield — of Meridian, Bosque County, Tex. Born in Overton, Rusk County, Tex., April 12, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Texas state senate, 1907-13; Texas railroad commissioner, 1913-22; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1923-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924. Methodist. Member, Ku Klux Klan; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons. Died in Tyler, Smith County, Tex., June 23, 1964 (age 83 years, 72 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Blythe Mayfield and Mary (DeGeurin) Mayfield; married, June 10, 1902, to Ora Lumpkin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
Robert E. McNair Robert Evander McNair (1923-2007) — also known as Robert E. McNair — of Allendale, Allendale County, S.C. Born in Cades, Williamsburg County, S.C., December 14, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1951-62; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1963-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964; Governor of South Carolina, 1965-71. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Kappa Sigma; Blue Key. Died, of brain cancer, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 17, 2007 (age 83 years, 338 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Evander McNair and Claudia (Crawford) McNair; married, May 30, 1944, to Josephine Robinson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Robert Hugh McWilliams, Jr. (1916-2013) — also known as Robert H. McWilliams — of Colorado. Born in Salina, Saline County, Kan., April 27, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; municipal judge in Colorado, 1949-52; district judge in Colorado, 1952-60; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1961-70; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1970-84; took senior status 1984; senior judge, 1984-2013. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Denver, Colo., April 10, 2013 (age 96 years, 348 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Hugh McWilliams and Laura (Nicholson) McWilliams; married, November 4, 1942, to Catherine Ann Cooper (died 1984); married, March 8, 1986, to Joan Harcourt Cady.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Frank G. Millard (1892-1976) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Corunna, Shiawassee County, Mich., March 1, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chair of Genesee County Republican Party, 1924, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1946-48; Michigan state attorney general, 1951-54; defeated, 1954; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 1st District, 1961-62. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Kappa Sigma; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1976 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank A. Millard and Emma (Gurnee) Millard; married to Dorothy E. McCorkell.
J. Howard Myers J. Howard Myers (b. 1901) — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born in Berkeley County, W.Va., October 24, 1901. Democrat. Berkeley County Sheriff, 1938-45; West Virginia Democratic state chair, 1948, 1952-56; vice-chair of West Virginia Democratic Party, 1949; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Myers and Lillie E. Myers; married, February 6, 1937, to Elizabeth M. Trump.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Herron Carney Pearson (1890-1953) — also known as Herron C. Pearson — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn. Born in Taylor, Williamson County, Tex., July 31, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1912; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 7th District, 1935-43. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., April 24, 1953 (age 62 years, 267 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Lafayette Pearson and Annie (Herron) Pearson; married, June 23, 1915, to Evelyn Pearcy (1896-1985).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Campbell Peery (1873-1952) — also known as George C. Peery — of Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va. Born in Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County, Va., October 28, 1873. Democrat. School principal; lawyer; vice-president, Norton Hardware Company; director of coal mining companies and a railroad; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1923-29; Governor of Virginia, 1934-38; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 18th District, 1945. Southern Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Richlands, Tazewell County, Va., October 14, 1952 (age 78 years, 352 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Peery (M.D.) and Mary Letitia (Spotts) Peery; married, June 19, 1907, to Nancy Bane Gillespie.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sonny Perdue (b. 1946) — also known as George Ervin Perdue III — Born in Perry, Houston County, Ga., December 20, 1946. Republican. Veterinarian; member of Georgia state senate, 1993; Governor of Georgia, 2003-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Baptist. Member, Kappa Sigma. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1972 to Mary Ruff (1950?-); first cousin of David Alfred Perdue, Jr..
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
Xenophon Overton Pindall Xenophon Overton Pindall (1873-1935) — of Arkansas. Born in Middle Grove, Monroe County, Mo., August 21, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1902-06; member of Arkansas state senate, 1907-09; Governor of Arkansas, 1907-09. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Sigma. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 2, 1935 (age 61 years, 134 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Lebbeus A. Pindall (1834-1885) and Elnorah 'Nora' (Snell) Pindall (1836-1912); married, December 15, 1902, to Mae Quilling.
  The town of Pindall, Arkansas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Arkansas Encyclopedia
  Joseph Edwin Proffit (1876-1958) — also known as Joseph E. Proffit — of Floyd, Floyd County, Va. Born in Floyd, Floyd County, Va., March 24, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Consul in Pretoria, 1904-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1928, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1956; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1944-47, 1952-57. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Kappa Sigma. Died February 27, 1958 (age 81 years, 340 days). Interment at Jacksonville Cemetery, Jacksonville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patterson Proffit (1837-1913) and Mary Anne 'Polly' (Via) Proffit (1840-1887); married, April 26, 1916, to Anne Weston Simmons (1891-1974).
  Harold Barlow Quarton (1888-1981) — also known as Harold B. Quarton — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, February 8, 1888. U.S. Vice Consul in Berlin, 1912-17; U.S. Consul in Rotterdam, 1918; Malmo, 1918-19; Reval, 1922-25; Coblenz, 1925-27; Havana, 1927-33; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1933-34; SAINT John's, 1934-41; Malaga, 1942-46; Tampico, 1946-48. Congregationalist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died in September, 1981 (age 93 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Algona, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Quarton and Ella Belle (Reaser) Quarton; married, May 11, 1916, to Louise van Ackerern; married, November 8, 1927, to Helen Scherrer.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Roy St. Lewis (b. 1891) — also known as Roy St. Lewis — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Sharon, Mercer County, Pa., September 27, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; assistant attorney in Oklahoma for Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1925-31. Baptist. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Griffith Lewis and Mary Ann (Davis) Lewis; married, July 12, 1926, to Inez Reams.
  Cornelius Decator Scully (1878-1952) — also known as Cornelius D. Scully — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 30, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1936-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Eagles. Died in Hillcrest Nursing Home, Winchester, Va., September 23, 1952 (age 73 years, 298 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Sullivan Scully and Mary E. (Negley) Scully; married, June 10, 1905, to Rosalie Pendleton.
  Roy Mahlon Shelbourne (1890-1974) — also known as Roy M. Shelbourne — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Bardwell, Carlisle County, Ky., November 12, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1944 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1946-64; took senior status 1964. Christian. Member, Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 29, 1974 (age 84 years, 47 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moreau Thomas Shelbourne and Jenny Lind (Dennis) Shelbourne; married, October 8, 1914, to Edith Richardson.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Allison Garnett Thompson (b. 1892) — also known as A. Garnett Thompson — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Lawson, Ray County, Mo., August 11, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president, Bank of Dunbar; director, radio station WTIP; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1942; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1950-53; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960; chair of Kanawha County Democratic Party, 1968-70. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Thompson and Jimmie (Graves) Thompson; married, November 6, 1924, to Elizabeth Louise Brown Barber.
  Henry Odin Tilton (b. 1885) — also known as Henry O. Tilton — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Lexington, Middlesex County, Mass., June 1, 1885. Republican. Electrical engineer; local sales manager, General Electric; director, Stratton and Co., Concord, N.H.; director, New England Confectionary Co., Cambridge, Mass.; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Congregationalist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Freemasons; Grotto; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Odin Tilton and Hattie (French) Tilton; married, September 30, 1914, to Olive Northrop Fobes.
  John Goodwin Tower (1925-1991) — also known as John G. Tower — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., September 29, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; university professor; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 81st District, 1954; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 (delegation chair), 1980; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1961-85; defeated, 1960. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Kappa Sigma; Kiwanis; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors. Nominated for Secretary of Defense in 1989, but defeated amid allegations of heavy drinking and womanizing. Killed in the crash of Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 2311, two miles short of the runway of Glynco Airport, near Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., April 5, 1991 (age 65 years, 188 days). Interment at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joe Z. Tower (1898-1970) and Beryl Tower (1898-1990); married 1952 to Lou Bullington (divorced 1976); married 1977 to Lila Burt Cummings (divorced 1987).
  Cross-reference: Larry Combest
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William A. Wachenfeld (1889-1969) — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., February 24, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1946-59. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma. Died April 22, 1969 (age 80 years, 57 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Wachenfeld and Elisa (Baumann) Wachenfeld; married, February 26, 1925, to Anne Gilmour Weir.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joe David Waggonner, Jr. (1918-2007) — also known as Joe Waggonner, Jr. — of Plain Dealing, Bossier Parish, La. Born near Plain Dealing, Bossier Parish, La., September 7, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; wholesale petroleum products distribution business; member, Louisiana state board of education, 1960-61; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 4th District, 1961-79. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions; Kappa Sigma. Arrested in Washington, D.C., 1976, for soliciting a policewoman posing as a prostitute. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., October 7, 2007 (age 89 years, 30 days). Interment at Plain Dealing Cemetery, Plain Dealing, La.
  Relatives: Son of Joe David Waggonner and Elizzibeth (Johnston) Waggonner; married, December 14, 1942, to Mary Ruth Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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