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  David Demerest Aitken (1853-1930) — also known as David D. Aitken — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Flint Township, Genesee County, Mich., September 5, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1893-97; mayor of Flint, Mich., 1905-06. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., May 26, 1930 (age 76 years, 263 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Robert P. Aitken (1819?-?) and Sarah J. Aitken.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Berton Almon (1860-1933) — also known as Edward B. Almon — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. Born near Moulton, Lawrence County, Ala., April 18, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state senate, 1892-94; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1896; circuit judge in Alabama, 1898-1906; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1910-15; Speaker of the Alabama State House of Representatives, 1911; U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1915-33; died in office 1933. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Maccabees; Knights of Honor. Died in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1933 (age 73 years, 65 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Almon and Nancy (Eubank) Almon; married, December 13, 1887, to Luie Clopper.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles H. Ambler Charles H. Ambler (b. 1876) — of Pleasants County, W.Va.; Ashland, Hanover County, Va.; Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Ohio, August 12, 1876. Democrat. School teacher; Pleasants County Sheriff, 1900-01; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1951-54. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Maccabees; Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lutellis Ambler and Ella Rebecca (Wells) Ambler; married, September 4, 1920, to Helen Mary Carle.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Ellis Gibbs Arnall (1907-1992) — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., March 20, 1907. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Coweta County, 1933-36; Georgia state attorney general, 1939-43; Governor of Georgia, 1943-47; defeated, 1966 (Democratic primary); candidate 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944 (speaker); president, Dixie Insurance Co., 1948. Baptist. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Lions; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Kappa Phi; Maccabees; Woodmen; Junior Order; Elks; Eagles; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Jaycees; Kiwanis; Civitan. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 13, 1992 (age 85 years, 268 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Gibbs Arnall (1882-1956) and Bessie Lena (Ellis) Arnall (1884-1984); married 1935 to Mildred Delaney Slemons (1908-1980); married to Ruby Hamilton (1919-2015); uncle of Joseph Arnall (1947-).
  Cross-reference: Ivan Allen, Jr.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Ellis Arnall: Harold Paulk Henderson, The Politics of Change in Georgia: A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall
  Noble Ashley (1863-1917) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in South Ferriby, Lincolnshire, England, September 30, 1863. Republican. Printer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1903-04, 1911-16; member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1905-06. Member, Maccabees. Died in 1917 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Ashley and Ellen Matilda (Noble) Ashley; married 1888 to Florine E. Kelley.
  Willis Gaylord Clark Bagley (1873-1943) — also known as Willis G. C. Bagley; W. G. C. Bagley — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Magnolia, Rock County, Wis., October 29, 1873. Republican. Banker; in 1934, during a bank robbery, John Dillinger shot at him and missed; Iowa state treasurer, 1939-43; died in office 1943. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Moose; Maccabees; American Bankers Association; Lions. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, October 20, 1943 (age 69 years, 356 days). Interment at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Shepherd Stephen Bagley and Louisa (Cain) Bagley; married, May 15, 1895, to Winifred Bogardus (1874-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank L. Baldwin (1863-1938) — of Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, June 29, 1863. Lawyer; mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1906-07. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Humane Society. Died in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, March 4, 1938 (age 74 years, 248 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Dwight Baldwin and Lucretia Kirland (Manning) Baldwin; married, September 12, 1890, to Bessy G. Graham (died 1894); married, June 19, 1912, to Elizabeth E. Bycroft.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur D. Bangham (1859-1918) — of Homer, Calhoun County, Mich.; Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Marengo Township, Calhoun County, Mich., November 8, 1859. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1901-04; postmaster at Albion, Mich., 1910-15. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., April 24, 1918 (age 58 years, 167 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Sandusky Bangham and Minerva (Hanchett) Bangham; married, August 26, 1880, to Estella Austin (1861-1905); married, March 24, 1906, to Ruth Ludlow.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William B. Baum (1856-1947) — also known as Billy Baum — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Frankenmuth, Saginaw County, Mich., January 23, 1856. Democrat. Hotel-keeper; insurance agent; mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1888-89; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1893-94; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1896-1904, 1906-08; defeated, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Maccabees; Foresters. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., October 23, 1947 (age 91 years, 273 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Martin B. Baum (1834-1890) and Katherina Baum (1835-1901); married, January 12, 1882, to Maria 'Mary' Schneckenberger (1855-1923); married 1924 to Nellie J. Moore.
  Theodore Gilbert Beaver (b. 1834) — also known as T. G. Beaver — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Union County, Pa., 1834. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Niles, Mich., 1884, 1889. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arcanum; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Swartz) Beaver (died 1903) and Jesse Beaver (1811-1892); married 1863 to Frances Mary Twombly (1843-1876).
  John James Bell (1864-1929) — also known as John J. Bell — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Palmerston, Ontario, April 6, 1864. Naturalized U.S. citizen; music store owner; mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1907-12, 1927-28. Methodist; later Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Modern Maccabees; Maccabees of the World; Foresters; Woodmen of the World; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., April 1, 1929 (age 64 years, 360 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Bell (1829-1867) and Catherine Julia (Sides) Bell (1832-1909); married, May 1, 1895, to Ellen Gertrude 'May Bell' Cooke (1874-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Belliveu (b. 1880) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, November 7, 1880. Democrat. Merchant; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1928. Catholic. Member, Maccabees; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Belliveu and Sarah (Lessard) Belliveu; married 1900 to Mary Labbe.
  Annie Webb Blanton (1870-1945) — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 19, 1870. Democrat. College professor; Texas superintendent of public instruction, 1919-23. Female. Methodist. Member, American Association of University Women; Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi; Pi Lambda Theta; Pi Gamma Mu; Delta Kappa Gamma; Order of the Eastern Star; Maccabees. First woman to be elected to statewide office in Texas. Died October 2, 1945 (age 75 years, 44 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Lindsay Blanton and Eugenia (Webb) Blanton; sister of Thomas Lindsay Blanton (1872-1957).
  Forrest Herbert Bond (1885-1965) — also known as Forrest H. Bond — of Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, May 12, 1885. Republican. Member of Maine state senate, 1925-26; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Moose; Maccabees. Died in 1965 (age about 80 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Jefferson, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bond and Eva J. (Weeks) Bond; married, February 4, 1909, to Jennie L. Shackley.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathan S. Boynton (1837-1911) — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., June 23, 1837. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 1st District, 1869-70; resigned 1870; mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1874-75, 1894-97; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 11th District, 1907-08. Member, Maccabees. Died in 1911 (age about 74 years). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, Mich.
  Benjamin Franklin Bradley (1843-1922) — also known as Benjamin F. Bradley — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Niagara County, N.Y., July 17, 1843. Republican. Express agent; postmaster at Midland, Mich., 1871-83; village president of Midland, Michigan; elected 1884; candidate in primary for mayor of Midland, Mich., 1909. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Modern Woodmen of America; Maccabees. Died in Midland, Midland County, Mich., December 31, 1922 (age 79 years, 167 days). Interment at Midland Cemetery, Midland, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Married 1869 to Mary Larkin (1851-1883).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Bray Bradley (b. 1858) — also known as James B. Bradley — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Middlebury Township, Shiawassee County, Mich., November 19, 1858. Republican. Physician; Michigan state auditor general, 1905-08; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1908; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928. Methodist. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert B. Bradley (1830-1875) and Jerusha (Tubbs) Bradley; married 1885 to Jennie D. Frost; married, October 12, 1915, to Pearl Parshall.
  David Henry Brake (1864-1937) — also known as David H. Brake — of near Fremont, Newaygo County, Mich. Born in Waterloo, Ontario, December 3, 1864. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1923-28, 1931-32 (Newaygo County 1923-26, Newaygo District 1927-28, 1931-32). Member, Freemasons; Grange; Maccabees. Died, from lung cancer, in Dayton Center, Newaygo County, Mich., March 18, 1937 (age 72 years, 105 days). Interment at Dayton Center Cemetery, Dayton Center, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham B. Brake (1838-1897) and Caroline (Cosens) Brake (1841-1914); married to Bertha Marcia Hale (1868-1955); father of David Hale Brake (1891-1979).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vincent Morrison Brennan (1890-1959) — also known as Vincent M. Brennan — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., April 22, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1919-20; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1921-23; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1924-54. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; National Lawyers Guild; Delta Theta Phi; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Maccabees. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 4, 1959 (age 68 years, 288 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Thomas Brennan and Mary Agnes (Morrison) Brennan; married, July 17, 1915, to Ruth Hurley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Hillman Brough (1876-1935) — also known as Charles H. Brough — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clinton, Hinds County, Miss., July 9, 1876. Democrat. College professor; Governor of Arkansas, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Baptist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; Beta Theta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen of America; Columbian Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died, from a heart attack, December 26, 1935 (age 59 years, 170 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Milton Brough and Flora M. (Thompson) Brough; married, June 17, 1908, to Anne Wade Roark (1880-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Charles Hillman Brough: Foy Lisenby, Charles Hillman Brough: A Biography
  Orlando Walter Burhyte (b. 1855) — also known as Orlando W. Burhyte — of Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y. Born in North Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., February 22, 1855. Republican. Physician; postmaster; Madison County Coroner, 1891-99; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904; member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1907-09. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of the Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Michael Coughlin Burns (1875-1969) — also known as Michael C. Burns — of Eagle Lake, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in St. Sylvester, Quebec, May 9, 1875. Democrat. Lumberman; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1919-22, 1931-32 (Aroostook County 1919-22, Aroostook County (14th) 1931-32). Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Maccabees. Died in May, 1969 (age about 93 years). Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Eagle Lake, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Burns and Mary (Coughlin) Burns; married, February 16, 1909, to Phoebe Martin.
  Charles J. Byrns (b. 1861) — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Altona, Clinton County, N.Y., January 6, 1861. Republican. Lumber business; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County 2nd District, 1901-08. Catholic. Member, Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Royal Arcanum; Maccabees; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  Ernest Temple Cameron (1879-1950) — also known as Ernest T. Cameron — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Leith, Ontario, April 14, 1879. Republican. School teacher; Isabella County School Commissioner, 1907-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916. Member, Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Royal and Select Masters; Shriners. Died in Ingham County, Mich., March 3, 1950 (age 70 years, 323 days). Interment at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Watertown Township, Clinton County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Cameron (died 1908) and Anna (Morrison) Cameron; married to Mattie Johnson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archibald Hill Carmichael (1864-1947) — also known as Archibald H. Carmichael — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. Born near Sylvan Grove, Dale County, Ala., June 17, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901; Speaker of the Alabama State House of Representatives, 1906, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1916, 1928, 1932; member of Alabama state senate, 1918; U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1933-37; director, First National Bank of Tuscumbia. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Died in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., July 15, 1947 (age 83 years, 28 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Malcolm Carmichael and Amanda (Smith) Carmichael; married, January 21, 1889, to Annie Sugg (died 1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John H. Carroll John H. Carroll (b. 1849) — of De Smet, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1849. Republican. School teacher; postmaster; banker; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 22nd District, 1903-08. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Joseph Kirtley Carson, Jr. (b. 1891) — also known as Joseph K. Carson, Jr. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in McKinney, Lincoln County, Ky., December 19, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1952; mayor of Portland, Ore., 1933-40; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member, U.S. Maritime Commission, 1947; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1954. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Freemasons; Woodmen; Maccabees; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Kelly Carson and Sallie Elizabeth Adeline (Johnson) Carson; married, March 26, 1926, to Hazel Irene Jenkins (died 1928); married, June 19, 1937, to Myrtle Cradick.
  Virgil Munday Chapman (1895-1951) — also known as Virgil Chapman — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky.; Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1925-29, 1931-49 (7th District 1925-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-49); defeated, 1928; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen; Maccabees; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 8, 1951 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Virgil Chapman and Lily (Munday) Chapman; married, June 12, 1920, to Mary Adams Talbott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Julius Alonzo Churchill (b. 1862) — also known as J. A. Churchill — of Ashland, Jackson County, Ore.; Monmouth, Polk County, Ore. Born in Lima, Allen County, Ohio, October 14, 1862. Republican. Superintendent of schools; Oregon superintendent of public instruction, 1913-26; appointed 1913; resigned 1926. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Maccabees; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Julius R. Churchill and Lou (Saint) Churchill; married, October 18, 1887, to Florence B. Jennings (died 1916); married, March 5, 1922, to Inez Depew (died 1935).
  Arthur E. Cole (1853-1937) — of Fowlerville, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Oceola Township, Livingston County, Mich., October 3, 1853. Lawyer; Livingston County Probate Judge, 1885-89; People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1892; member of Michigan People's Party State Central Committee, 1899. Methodist. Member, Grange; Maccabees; Freemasons. Died in Fowlerville, Livingston County, Mich., February 13, 1937 (age 83 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Enos Cole and Laura (Mason) Cole; married, December 30, 1872, to Ruth E. Stanfield (died 1933).
  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
Royal S. Copeland Royal Samuel Copeland (1868-1938) — also known as Royal S. Copeland — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 7, 1868. Homeopathic physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1901-03; U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936; candidate in Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1937. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Maccabees; Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Public Health Association. Died in Washington, D.C., June 17, 1938 (age 69 years, 222 days). Interment at Mahwah Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Roscoe Pulaski Copeland and Frances Jane (Holmes) Copeland (born 1843); married, December 31, 1891, to Mary DePriest Ryan; married, July 15, 1908, to Frances Spalding; nephew of Joseph Tarr Copeland (1813-1893).
  Political family: Copeland family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Bantz Wooddall Craddock (b. 1887) — also known as Bantz W. Craddock — of Doddridge County, W.Va. Born in Glenville, Gilmer County, W.Va., November 22, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Doddridge County, 1962. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Knights of the Maccabees; Phi Sigma Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph N. Craddock and Virgie Belle (wooddell) Craddock.
  William H. Crane (b. 1866) — of Millett, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Warren, Warren County, Pa., April 10, 1866. Democrat. Railway station agent; grocer; supervisor of Delta Township, Michigan; elected 1900; postmaster. Member, Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Crane (died 1902) and Mary (Spaulding) Crane; married 1887 to Lillian Adams (died 1898).
  Albert E. Culbert (1862-1939) — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Born in Sandusky County, Ohio, March 27, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate 20th District, 1921-22; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1928. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 5, 1939 (age 77 years, 100 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  James John Davis (1873-1947) — also known as James J. Davis; "Puddler Jim" — of Elwood, Madison County, Ind.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Tredegar, Wales, October 27, 1873. Republican. Madison County Recorder, 1903-07; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1921-30; resigned 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1930-45; defeated, 1944. Baptist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Moose; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Eagles; Foresters; Woodmen; Maccabees; Delta Sigma Phi. Died in a hospital at Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md., November 22, 1947 (age 74 years, 26 days). Interment at Uniondale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of David James Davis and Esther Ford (Nicholls) Davis; married, November 26, 1914, to Jean Rodenbaugh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Barney Diehl (b. 1871) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., 1871. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County, 1917-18. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 26, 1895, to Mary Wolff.
  B. A. Dotson (b. 1889) — of St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va. Born in Waverly, Wood County, W.Va., December 20, 1889. Democrat. Banker; chair of Pleasants County Democratic Party, 1917; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Pleasants County, 1935-36; defeated, 1950. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William C. Dotson and Fannie O. Dotson; married, June 1, 1916, to Frances Lucille Stanley.
  Frank H. Dusenbury (b. 1878) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich., May 26, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-06; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1909-12. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Modern Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank H. Dusenbury and May V. Dusenbury; married, December 27, 1906, to Edith E. Gorham.
  Fremont Evans (1878-1946) — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Lake Township, Berrien County, Mich., October 7, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1924; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1931; circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1936-46; defeated, 1917; died in office 1946. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees; Kiwanis. Died October 7, 1946 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David S. Evans (1827-1918) and Johanna (Lemon) Evans (1837-1904); married, June 30, 1915, to Winifred Kelly (died 1928); married, January 14, 1930, to Evelyn Standing.
  Adolph W. Ewert (b. 1865) — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Born in La Crosse County, Wis., June 18, 1865. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1908; member of South Dakota state senate 24th District, 1909-10; South Dakota state treasurer, 1913-17. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Ewert and Mina (Haberman) Ewert; married, September 30, 1890, to Carrie E. Dutcher.
  Edward Ernest Fay (1887-1977) — also known as Edward E. Fay — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 27, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1925-27; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Royal Arcanum; Maccabees; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Pinellas County, Fla., September 4, 1977 (age 89 years, 281 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick J. Fay and Evelyn Louise (Armstrong) Fay; married, February 14, 1917, to Virginia Alice Ventz.
Frank D. Fitzgerald Frank Dwight Fitzgerald (1885-1939) — also known as Frank D. Fitzgerald — of Grand Ledge, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Grand Ledge, Eaton County, Mich., January 27, 1885. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1932, 1936; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1925-26; secretary of Michigan Republican Party, 1929-30; secretary of state of Michigan, 1931-34; resigned 1934; Governor of Michigan, 1935-36, 1939; defeated, 1936; died in office 1939. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Maccabees; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Knights of Pythias. Died in Grand Ledge, Eaton County, Mich., March 16, 1939 (age 54 years, 48 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Fitzgerald and Carrie G. (Foreman) Fitzgerald; married, June 28, 1909, to Queena M. Warner; father of John Warner Fitzgerald (1924-2006); grandfather of Frank Moore Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Fitzgerald family of Grand Ledge, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Emerson R. Boyles
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Dan B. Fleming (b. 1885) — of St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va. Born in Ravenswood, Jackson County, W.Va., November 15, 1885. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; banker; member of West Virginia state senate 3rd District, 1933-44; defeated, 1944; chair of Pleasants County Democratic Party, 1942-46. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Fleming and Lillian (Rhodes) Fleming; married, August 2, 1914, to Katherine Ruth Sayre.
  Felix H. H. Flynn (1881-1953) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Ionia, Ionia County, Mich., May 4, 1881. Republican. Wexford County Clerk, 1909-24; automobile dealer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1928-33; appointed 1928; member of Michigan state senate 27th District, 1933-40, 1951-53; defeated in primary, 1948; died in office 1953; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940; candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1940. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Maccabees. Died in 1953 (age about 72 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Hicks George Griffiths (1910-1996) — also known as Hicks G. Griffiths — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., July 9, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1949-50; probate judge in Michigan, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1953. Episcopalian. Member, Eagles; Maccabees. Died in 1996 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Edna Wright (1912-2003).
  John M. Harris (b. 1861) — of Boyne City, Charlevoix County, Mich. Born in Uxbridge, Ontario, September 10, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; director, First National Bank of Boyne City; director and attorney, Boyne City, Gaylord & Alpena Railroad; Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney, 1897-1901; probate judge in Michigan, 1901-13; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1925-28 (Charlevoix County 1925-26, Charlevoix District 1927-28); defeated in primary, 1928. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester Harris and Mary Jane Harris; married, February 22, 1888, to Nellie Noyes.
  Henry Curtis Hart (b. 1889) — also known as Henry C. Hart — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Lagrange, LaGrange County, Ind., September 20, 1889. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1938, 1940, 1942. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry A. Hart and Helen V. (Curtis) Hart; married, November 14, 1921, to Dorothy Margaret White.
  Alexander Huston (1855-1911) — of Tuscola, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Blenheim, Ontario, January 17, 1855. Republican. Farmer; furniture and undertaking business; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees; Gleaners. Died, of cancer, in Millington, Tuscola County, Mich., May 12, 1911 (age 56 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 12, 1882, to Mary Husted.
  William Francis James (1873-1945) — also known as W. Frank James — of Hancock, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 23, 1873. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; real estate and insurance business; Houghton County Treasurer, 1901-04; mayor of Hancock, Mich., 1908-10; member of Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1911-14; U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1915-35; defeated, 1934, 1936. Methodist. Cornish ancestry. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees; Foresters; Eagles. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., November 17, 1945 (age 72 years, 178 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William F. James and Elizabeth A. (Williams) James; married, March 18, 1904, to Jennie M. Mingay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward H. Jeffries (b. 1916) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 18, 1916. Democrat. Accountant; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1941-44, 1951-62 (Wayne County 1st District 1941-44, 1951-54, Wayne County 5th District 1955-62); defeated in primary, 1946 (Wayne County 1st District), 1962 (Wayne County 5th District), 1964 (7th District); served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1944. Lutheran. Member, Maccabees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eva Jeffries and Perry F. Jeffries (1894?-?).
  Edward John Jeffries, Jr. (1900-1950) — also known as Edward J. Jeffries, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 3, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1930, 1946; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1940-48. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Maccabees; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Moose. Died in 1950 (age about 50 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward J. Jeffries and Minnie (Stotts) Jeffries; married, January 24, 1930, to Florence Bell.
  Frank Newsum Julian (1872-1944) — also known as Frank N. Julian — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. Born in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., June 18, 1872. Secretary of state of Alabama, 1907-10. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Woodmen; Maccabees. Died November 30, 1944 (age 72 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Reese Julian and Elizabeth Melissa (Croxton) Julian; married, December 18, 1895, to Eva Josephine Stephenson; first cousin twice removed of Winfield Scott (1786-1866).
  Political family: Scott-DeHart-Hanna family of New Jersey and Alabama.
  Leonard A. Jurkiewicz (b. 1899) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 15, 1899. Democrat. Florist; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1933-36; defeated in primary, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1948. Catholic. Member, Maccabees; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vincent Jurkiewicz and Bon (Kowski) Jurkiewicz; married 1921 to Theresa Doris Scherr (1904?-?).
  Daniel A. Knaggs (1887-1957) — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Maybee, Monroe County, Mich., 1887. Republican. School teacher; grocer; mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1934-39; candidate for Michigan state senate 19th District, 1934; Michigan Commissioner of Labor and Industry, 1939; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1943-44; defeated in primary, 1944. Member, Odd Fellows; Moose; Elks; Eagles; Maccabees; Freemasons. Died in 1957 (age about 70 years). Interment at Northside Cemetery, Maybee, Mich.
  Birdsey Knight (b. 1851) — of Hampton Township, Bay County, Mich. Born in Avon Township (now Rochester Hills), Oakland County, Mich., July 18, 1851. Democrat. Farmer; Hampton Township Supervisor; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1891-94 (Bay County 1st District 1891-92, Bay County 3rd District 1893-94); candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1904. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Knight (1817-1886) and Harriet (Stephens) Knight; married, November 21, 1876, to Eren A. Hilker.
  Joseph J. Kowalski (b. 1914) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 19, 1914. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1939-44; nominated, but withdrew 1944; removed 1944; charged on January 22, 1944 (along with 19 other current and former state legislators) with accepting bribes; tried, convicted, and sentenced to 3-5 years in prison; also charged on July 20, 1946 (along with 18 other legislators) with accepting bribes to vote against a banking bill, but the entire case collapsed when the star prosecution witness, Charles F. Hemans, refused to testify. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Maccabees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  James Neal Lamoreaux (b. 1889) — also known as J. Neal Lamoreaux — of Comstock Park, Kent County, Mich. Born in Comstock Park, Kent County, Mich., May 3, 1889. Democrat. Dairy farmer; member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1933-34, 1937-38; defeated, 1934, 1938, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1944; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944. Catholic. French ancestry. Member, Elks; Maccabees; Gleaners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James E. Lamoreaux and Lizzie (Neal) Lamoreaux; married, September 26, 1916, to Georgia Geneski.
  Levi J. Law (1854-1909) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., December 1, 1854. Democrat. Clothing merchant; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1889-90; defeated, 1895; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1892; postmaster at Cadillac, Mich., 1894-98; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1899. Presbyterian. English and Scottish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum; Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died in Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich., 1909 (age about 54 years). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George D. Law.
  John Camillus Lehr (1878-1958) — also known as John C. Lehr — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Monroe, Monroe County, Mich., November 18, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1906 (Democratic), 1908; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1931; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1933-35; defeated, 1934; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1936-47. Catholic. Member, Maccabees; Knights of Columbus; Exchange Club. Died in Monroe, Monroe County, Mich., February 17, 1958 (age 79 years, 91 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Monroe, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Lehr and Catherine (McCadden) Lehr; married, April 17, 1907, to Anna F. Ryan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William S. Linton William Seelye Linton (1856-1927) — also known as William S. Linton — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich., February 4, 1856. Republican. Lumber business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 2nd District, 1887-88; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1890; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1892-94; U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1893-97; defeated, 1896; postmaster at Saginaw, Mich., 1898-1914; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1914. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Maccabees; Foresters. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., November 22, 1927 (age 71 years, 291 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, April 11, 1878, to Ida M. Lowry (1856-1942).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Magnus Lipton (b. 1902) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., March 22, 1902. Republican. Accountant; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1934; defeated, 1934. Member, Maccabees; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
Jacob H. Livingston Jacob Henry Livingston (1896-1950) — also known as Jacob H. Livingston — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 1, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1926-35; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1935-38; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 9th District, 1938; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1946-50; died in office 1950. Jewish. Member, Maccabees. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 21, 1950 (age 54 years, 81 days). Interment at Mt. Judah Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Leon Andrew Malkiel (b. 1866) — also known as Leon A. Malkiel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Moscow, Russia, August 1, 1866. Socialist. Real estate business; lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1903 (Social Democratic), 1906 (Socialist), 1915 (Socialist), 1923 (Socialist), 1929 (Socialist); Social Democratic candidate for New York state attorney general, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1908, 1916; candidate for judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1912, 1920. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of the Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Malkiel and Leah (Balkin) Malkiel; married, July 7, 1900, to Theresa Serber (1870?-?).
  Jacob H. Marks (1864-1920) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1864. Republican. Member of Illinois Republican State Central Committee, 1910. Jewish. Member, Maccabees. Died, of endocarditis, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 6, 1920 (age about 55 years). Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Daniel P. McMullen (b. 1852) — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in Canada, September 8, 1852. Republican. Newspaper publisher; farmer; mayor of Cheboygan, Mich., 1892; member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1899-1902; postmaster at Cheboygan, Mich., 1903-11. Member, Knights of Pythias; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Woodmen; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Andrew L. Moore (1870-1935) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in a log house in West Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Mich., October 28, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 12th District, 1907-08; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1933-35; died in office 1935. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died December 2, 1935 (age 65 years, 35 days). Burial location unknown.
  Willard James Nash (1879-1971) — also known as Willard J. Nash — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Gaines, Genesee County, Mich., May 28, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Bird J. Vincent; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 2nd District, 1913-14; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1932; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 10th Circuit, 1935. Methodist. Member, United Commercial Travelers; Maccabees; Freemasons; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 11, 1971 (age 92 years, 136 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin J. Nash and Rose (Albertson) Nash; married, June 24, 1908, to Donna B. MacLachlan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph G. O'Connor (1904-1967) — of Lincoln Park, Wayne County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 24, 1904. Democrat. Trained as an engineer; gold assayer for Yellow Jacket Mining Co., Nevada; worked for Chrysler Corporation in the 1930s; executive board member, United Auto Workers Local 7, 1938; national representative to the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1941-48; advertising business; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1949-62 (Wayne County 1st District 1949-54, Wayne County 6th District 1955-62); defeated in primary, 1962. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, United Auto Workers; Moose; Elks; Eagles; Maccabees; Knights of Equity. Died in 1967 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Velma Eugen Jones.
  Frank A. Peterson (b. 1881) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; Lancaster County Attorney, 1916-18; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1920. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Peterson and Caroline C. (Swanson) Peterson; married 1910 to Selma Engstrom.
  Edgar Allan Planck (b. 1868) — also known as Edgar A. Planck — of Union, Cass County, Mich. Born in Lagrange, LaGrange County, Ind., September 27, 1868. Republican. Physician; member of Michigan state senate 7th District, 1915-18; defeated, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees; Gleaners. Interment at East Union Cemetery, Union, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1892 to Grace E. Hartman.
  George H. Pond (b. 1846) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Putnam Township, Livingston County, Mich., June 16, 1846. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1898-1906. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights of the Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Pond and Rutilla (Mead) Pond; married 1872 to Nellie J. Carman (died 1887); married, September 1, 1890, to Mabel (Bushnell) Keith; grandson of Benjamin Pond (1768-1814).
  Jay H. Pratt (b. 1874) — of Verona, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Verona town, Oneida County, N.Y., 1874. Republican. Farmer; canning business; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1904-06. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Valentine Rettig (1846-1917) — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, June 11, 1846. Republican. Grocer; meat dealer; hotelier; beer bottler; mayor of Corning, N.Y., 1905-07. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in Corning Hospital, Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., March 17, 1917 (age 70 years, 279 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Valentine Rettig and Anna (Olenslager) Rettig; married 1870 to Mary Kriger.
Huntley Russell Huntley Russell (b. 1858) — of Michigan. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., 1858. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1905-08; Michigan land commissioner, 1909-12. Member, Modern Woodmen of America; Elks; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Charles Carter Comstock (1818-1900).
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
Andrew J. Sawyer Andrew Jackson Sawyer (1834-1911) — also known as Andrew J. Sawyer — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Mottville, Onondaga County, N.Y., November 18, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1877-80, 1897-98 (Washtenaw County 2nd District 1877-80, Washtenaw County 1st District 1897-98); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees; Elks. Died August 18, 1911 (age 76 years, 273 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Chelsea, Mich.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Sawyer (1796-1856) and Polly (Phillips) Sawyer (1796-1887); married 1858 to Lucy Ann Skinner (1840-1923); father of Andrew Jackson Sawyer, Jr. (1876-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
  Kelly S. Searl (1862-1942) — also known as Kelley S. Searl — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich.; St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Fairfield, Shiawassee County, Mich., February 1, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1906-17, 1927-42; died in office 1942. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Died April 28, 1942 (age 80 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey D. Searl and Harriet E. (Kelley) Searl; married, September 30, 1885, to Maggie A. Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank A. Smith (1876-1947) — of Luther, Lake County, Mich. Born in Lynchburg, Highland County, Ohio, January 8, 1876. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wexford District, 1915-24; defeated in primary, 1924 (Wexford District), 1940 (Mecosta District); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928; member of Michigan state senate 26th District, 1931-32; defeated, 1932, 1938, 1944. Member, Grange; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Maccabees. Died in 1947 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, April 14, 1894, to Martha A. Younce.
  John M. C. Smith (1853-1923) — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Belfast, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), February 6, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1885-88; president, First National Bank of Charlotte, 1889-1923; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 15th District, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1911-21, 1921-23; died in office 1923. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of the Maccabees. Died, of heart disease, in Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich., March 30, 1923 (age 70 years, 52 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1887 to Lena Parkhurst.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence W. Snell (b. 1870) — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich., May 28, 1870. Republican. Dairy business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 2nd District, 1905-08; member of Michigan state senate 1st District, 1909-12. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1900 to Estelle M. Chamberlin.
  Albert William Tausend (b. 1873) — also known as Albert W. Tausend — of Michigan. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., August 9, 1873. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1912-13, 1923-27; Saginaw County Treasurer, 1934. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Maccabees; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Howard Thomas (1870-1929) — also known as Charles H. Thomas — of Hastings, Barry County, Mich. Born in Yankee Springs Township, Barry County, Mich., 1870. Lawyer; Barry County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 15th District, 1907-08. Member, Maccabees. Died, of stomach cancer and heart problems, in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich., November 20, 1929 (age about 59 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hastings, Mich.
  George King Thompson (b. 1887) — also known as G. King Thompson — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Born near Jamaica, Guthrie County, Iowa, November 24, 1887. Lawyer; Linn County Attorney, 1933-40; district judge in Iowa, 1941-50; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1951-65. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Woodmen; Odd Fellows; Elks; Maccabees; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jenkins Thompson and Ida America (King) Thompson; married, September 1, 1915, to Margaret Kane (died 1918); married, December 17, 1921, to Grace Byfield.
  Lorenzo Dow Thompson (1873-1951) — also known as L. D. Thompson — of New Bloomfield, Callaway County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born near Vandalia, Ralls County, Mo., November 22, 1873. Republican. Postmaster; merchant; Missouri state treasurer, 1921-25; defeated, 1916; Missouri state auditor, 1925-33; Republican candidate for secretary of state of Missouri, 1936, 1944 (primary). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Lions; Knights of the Maccabees. Died in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., October 1, 1951 (age 77 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Lewis Thompson (1841-1936) and Drusilla (Branstetter) Thompson (1846-1928); married 1901 to Ellen Rebecca Bryan (1879-1946).
  Oliver E. Thompson (born c.1841) — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born about 1841. Republican. Mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1901-02; defeated, 1902. Member, Maccabees; Knights of Honor. Burial location unknown.
  Justus Thorington (1848-1927) — also known as Chet Thorington — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Prattsville, Greene County, N.Y., February 20, 1848. Democrat. Lumber and timber business; shingle manufacturer; livery business; farmer; Midland County Sheriff, 1891-92; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1903-04; defeated, 1900; candidate for mayor of Midland, Mich., 1914. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Modern Woodmen; Foresters; Maccabees. Died in Midland, Midland County, Mich., September 26, 1927 (age 79 years, 218 days). Interment at Midland Cemetery, Midland, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John P. Thorington (1808-1900) and Alvira (Richmond) Thorington (1809-1882); married, January 26, 1874, to Sarah Jane Crooks (1848-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur J. Tuttle (1868-1944) — of Leslie, Ingham County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Leslie Township, Ingham County, Mich., November 8, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, 1899-1902; member of Michigan state senate 14th District, 1907-10; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1911-12; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1912-44; died in office 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1924; president, Peoples Bank of Leslie; director, Leslie Home Telephone Co. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Knights of Khorassan; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Maccabees; Woodmen; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Sons of the American Revolution. Died December 2, 1944 (age 76 years, 24 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Leslie, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Ogden Valorous Tuttle and Julia Elizabeth (McArthur) Tuttle; married, March 11, 1903, to Jessie B. Stewart (died 1912).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  S. Curtis C. Ward (b. 1863) — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, March 1, 1863. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1915-16; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1928; candidate for mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1930. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John E. Ward and Mary E. (Clement) Ward; married, May 30, 1889, to Cora B. Brown.
  Frederick Maltby Warner (1865-1923) — also known as Fred M. Warner — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, July 21, 1865. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1895-98; secretary of state of Michigan, 1901-04; Governor of Michigan, 1905-10. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Maccabees. Died of kidney failure, April 18, 1923 (age 57 years, 271 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Farmington, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of P. Dean Warner (1811?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Lucius Whitley (1872-1959) — also known as James L. Whitley — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 24, 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1906-10; member of New York state senate 45th District, 1919-28; U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1929-35; defeated, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees; Woodmen of the World; United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of Veterans; Union League. Died in 1959 (age about 87 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  L. J. Wolcott (b. 1849) — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Eaton County, Mich., May 14, 1849. Democrat. Banker; mayor of Albion, Mich., 1887; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District; elected 1910, 1914; defeated, 1918. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of the Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry B. Wolcott.
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