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  Harry Morgan Ayres (1881-1948) — also known as Harry M. Ayres — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn.; Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Montclair Heights, Montclair, Essex County, N.J., October 6, 1881. Democrat. University professor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westport, 1923-24. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Modern Language Association. Died November 20, 1948 (age 67 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Morgan Willcox Ayres and Sarah Ella (Roe) Ayres; married, June 6, 1905, to Amy Wentworth Sawyer.
  Arthur Amory Houghton, Jr. (b. 1906) — also known as Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., December 12, 1906. Republican. Vice-president, Corning Glass Works, 1935-40; director, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation; Council on Foreign Relations; Modern Language Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Amory Houghton (1868?-?) and Mabel (Hollister) Houghton; married to Elizabeth Douglas McCall.
Thomas W. Nadal Thomas William Nadal (b. 1875) — also known as Thomas W. Nadal — of Olivet, Eaton County, Mich.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Milroy, Rush County, Ind., June 17, 1875. Republican. College professor; member of Michigan state board of education, 1911-17; appointed 1911; acting president, Olivet College, Olivet, Mich., 1915-16; president, Drury College, Springfield, Mo., 1917. Congregationalist. English and French ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Modern Language Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Nadal and Jerusha (Richey) Nadal; married, June 2, 1909, to Kathryne Dillingham Wyckoff.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
  Peter Oppewall (b. 1922) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Northbridge, Worcester County, Mass., 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; college professor; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Kent County 1st District, 1961; member of Michigan state board of education, 1965-70. Christian Reformed. Member, Urban League; Modern Language Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Alfred John Pearson (1869-1939) — also known as Alfred J. Pearson — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Landskrona, Sweden, September 29, 1869. Republican. University professor; U.S. Minister to Poland, 1924-25; Finland, 1925-30. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Modern Language Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Beta Kappa. Died August 9, 1939 (age 69 years, 314 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Hans Pearson and Johanna (Nilson) Pearson; married 1901 to Thea Pauline Swenson (daughter of Lars Swenson (1842-1904)).
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Walter Frederick Sanders (1880-1961) — also known as W. F. Sanders — of Parkville, Platte County, Mo. Born in Silver Lake, Shawnee County, Kan., April 27, 1880. Republican. College teacher; candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1944; chair of Platte County Republican Party, 1949. Presbyterian. Swedish ancestry. Member, Modern Language Association; American Legion. Died in Parkville, Platte County, Mo., September 17, 1961 (age 81 years, 143 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William August Sanders (1844-1932) and Caroline (Dahlstrom) Sanders (1846-1932); married, September 25, 1909, to Astrid C. Tulien.
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