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  Watkins Moorman Abbitt (1908-1998) — also known as Watkins M. Abbitt — of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va. Born in Appomattox, Appomattox County, Va., May 21, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; Appomattox County Commonwealth Attorney, 1932-48; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1944; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 11th District, 1945; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1948-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1964, 1972; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1964-70. Baptist. Member, Ruritan; Lions; Omicron Delta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; American Forestry Association. Died, of leukemia, at Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, Va., July 13, 1998 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Appomattox, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Francis Abbitt and Otway C. (Moorman) Abbitt; married, March 20, 1937, to Corinne Hancock; father of Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Jr. (1944-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morris Berthold Abram (1918-2000) — also known as Morris Abram — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga., June 19, 1918. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served on prosecution staff at Nuremburg war crimes trials; U.S. Representative to United Nations European office; worked on Marshall Plan for postwar reconstruction of Europe; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from New York, 1968; president of Brandeis University, 1968-70; member, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1984-86. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Jewish Committee; Urban League; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from a viral infection, in a hospital at Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2000 (age 81 years, 271 days). Interment at Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Abram (1883-1957) and Irene (Cohen) Abram (1897-1979); married, December 23, 1944, to Jane Isabella Maguire (1920-2009; divorced 1974); married, January 25, 1975, to Carlyn (Feldman) Fisher (divorced 1987); married, August 26, 1990, to Bruna Molina.
  Epitaph: He established "one man, one vote" as a principle of American law.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert George Allbee (b. 1928) — also known as Robert G. Allbee — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, December 14, 1928. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa 5th District, 1975-76; Judge, Iowa Court of Appeals, 1976-78; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1978-82; resigned 1982. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Son of George Edward Allbee and Ethel Khone Allbee; married 1960 to Jennie Johnson.
  See also Wikipedia article — Iowa Supreme Court profile
  Bond Almand (1894-1985) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga., January 13, 1894. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Fulton County, 1935-36; superior court judge in Georgia, 1942-43, 1945-49; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1949-69; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1969-72. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Junior Order; Kiwanis. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 13, 1985 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander James Almand (1852-1932) and Clara Emily (Bond) Almand (1860-1913); married, June 18, 1932, to Helen Whitefoot Barnett (1900-1996); grandson of William Parks Bond (1832-1898).
  James Lindsay Almond, Jr. (1898-1986) — also known as J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. — of Roanoke, Va.; Richmond, Va. Born in Charlottesville, Va., June 15, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; hustings court judge in Virginia, 1933-45; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1946-48; Virginia state attorney general, 1948-57; Governor of Virginia, 1958-62; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1962-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982-86; died in office 1986. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Eagles; Moose; American Bar Association; Delta Theta Pi; United Commercial Travelers; Omicron Delta Kappa; Alpha Kappa Psi. Died in Richmond, Va., April 14, 1986 (age 87 years, 303 days). Interment at Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Lindsay Almond and Eddie Nicholas (Burgess) Almond; married, August 15, 1925, to Josephine Katherine Minter (1901-1992).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George William Andrews (1906-1971) — also known as George W. Andrews — of Union Springs, Bullock County, Ala. Born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., December 12, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1944-71 (3rd District 1944-63, at-large 1963-65, 3rd District 1965-71); died in office 1971. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., December 25, 1971 (age 65 years, 13 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of George William Andrews, Sr. and Addie Bell (King) Andrews; married, November 25, 1936, to Leslie Elizabeth Bullock (1911-2002).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James F. Antonio (b. 1939) — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born June 30, 1939. Republican. Accountant; Missouri state auditor, 1979-. Catholic. Member, Rotary; Elks; Omicron Delta Kappa; Alpha Kappa Psi. Still living as of 1981.
  Lawrence A. Appley (1904-1997) — of Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J.; Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y. Born in Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., April 22, 1904. Republican. Personnel manager, Buffalo Division, Socony Vacuum Oil Company, 1930-34; vice-president, Vick Chemical Company, 1941-46; vice-president, Montgomery Ward department stores, 1946-48; president, American Management Association, 1948-68; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Chi Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y., April 4, 1997 (age 92 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph Earl Appley and Jessie (Moore) Appley; married, September 1, 1927, to Ruth G. Wilson.
  Richard Marshall Bagley, Sr. (1927-2001) — also known as Richard M. Bagley, Sr.; Dick Bagley — of Hampton, Va. Born in Hampton, Va., May 14, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1966-85. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Jesters; Shriners; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Legion; Elks. Died, of pneumonia, at a hospital in Newport News, Va., December 13, 2001 (age 74 years, 213 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Nancy May Murray (1927-2006).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Douglas Bagwell (1913-1973) — also known as Paul D. Bagwell — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., August 23, 1913. Republican. College professor; candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1956; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1958, 1960; candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1964. Congregationalist. Member, Jaycees; American Association of University Professors; Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Kappa Delta; Lambda Chi Alpha; Kappa Delta Pi; Rotary; Freemasons. Died in Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich., October 23, 1973 (age 60 years, 61 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vollie Vernon Bagwell and Nancy Margaret (Brown) Bagwell; married, February 1, 1938, to Edith Harriet Clark.
  Cross-reference: William P. Hampton
  Josiah William Bailey (1873-1946) — also known as Josiah W. Bailey — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., September 14, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1908; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th North Carolina District, 1913-21; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1931-46; died in office 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Baptist. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 15, 1946 (age 73 years, 92 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Thomas Bailey and Annie Sarah Bailey; married, August 16, 1916, to Edith Pou.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wade Hampton Ballard III (1924-2006) — also known as Wade H. Ballard III; Jim Ballard — of Peterstown, Monroe County, W.Va. Born November 30, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 5th District, 1964; chair of Monroe County Republican Party, 1968; campaign manager for Gov. Arch A. Moore, 1968; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1969-70; candidate for West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1970. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; Odd Fellows; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died June 29, 2006 (age 81 years, 211 days). Interment at Peterstown Cemetery, Rich Creek, Va.
  Presumably named for: Wade Hampton
  Relatives: Son of Sherman Hart Ballard and Maudie Mae (Jessee) Ballard (1900-1987); married to Valeria J. Ballard (1931-2010); great-grandson of Lewis Ballard; second cousin thrice removed of St. Clair Ballard; third cousin once removed of Oscar Hampton Ballard and John Reginald Ballard.
  Political family: Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Arden Barnett (b. 1924) — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., August 4, 1924. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1960; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1964-68; member of Mississippi state senate 27th District, 1968-71; chancery judge in Mississippi, 1971-73. Baptist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Arden Barnett and Vera (Turner) Barnett; married, March 4, 1945, to Lucy Owen.
  Luther Ernest Barnhardt (1903-1980) — also known as Luther E. Barnhardt — of Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C. Born in Concord, Cabarrus County, N.C., November 29, 1903. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1945-56; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, 1957-61. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rotary. Died June 1, 1980 (age 76 years, 185 days). Interment at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, N.C.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Moran Barr (1906-1982) — also known as Joseph M. Barr — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 28, 1906. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee, 1936-40; member of Pennsylvania state senate 43rd District, 1941-59; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1954-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956, 1960, 1964; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1959-70. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Moose; Phi Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Theta. Died August 26, 1982 (age 76 years, 90 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of James P. Barr and Blanche E. (Moran) Barr; married to Alice White (1919-2006).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Harvell Bateman (1928-2000) — also known as Herbert H. Bateman — of Newport News, Va. Born in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., August 7, 1928. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1968-82 (27th District 1968-71, 2nd District 1972-82); resigned 1982; candidate in Republican primary for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1981; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1983-2000; died in office 2000. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; American Judicature Society; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died, of lung cancer and prostate cancer, at Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., September 11, 2000 (age 72 years, 35 days). Interment at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Elbert E. Bateman (1889-1957) and Edna Lee (Buffkin) Bateman (1895-1984); married 1954 to Laura Anne Yacobi (1929-2008).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Laurie Calvin Battle (1912-2000) — also known as Laurie C. Battle — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Wilsonville, Shelby County, Ala., May 10, 1912. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama 9th District, 1947-55; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956; candidate in primary for Governor of Alabama, 1958. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Phi Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Gamma Mu; Elks; Eagles; Lions. Sponsored Battle Act, which banned U.S. assistance to countries doing business with the Soviet Union. Died, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2000 (age 87 years, 358 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Beall (b. 1937) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., August 17, 1937. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1968; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1970-75. Episcopalian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association. Still living as of 1975.
  Relatives: Son of James Glenn Beall and Margaret (Schwarzenbach) Beall; brother of John Glenn Beall, Jr. (1927-2006); married, December 30, 1964, to Nancy Stewart Roche.
  Political family: Beall family of Frostburg, Maryland.
  Christie Benet (1879-1951) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., December 26, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Solicitor, 5th Circuit, 1908-09; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1918. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 30, 1951 (age 71 years, 94 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Christie Benet and Susan (McGowan) Benet; married, October 17, 1906, to Alice Van Yeveren Haskell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Tapley Bennett, Jr. (1917-1994) — also known as W. Tapley Bennett, Jr.; Tap Bennett — of Georgia. Born in Griffin, Spalding County, Ga., April 1, 1917. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1964-66; Portugal, 1966-69. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Council on Foreign Relations; Sphinx; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi. Died in 1994 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Tapley Bennett and Annie Mem (Little) Bennett; married, June 23, 1945, to Margaret Rutherfurd White (daughter of John Campbell White; niece of Jay Pierrepont Moffat and Abbot Low Moffat (1901-1996)).
  Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. (1914-1972) — also known as Hale Boggs — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Long Beach, Harrison County, Miss., February 15, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1941-43, 1947-72; died in office 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948, 1956, 1960, 1968; Parliamentarian, 1964; chair, Resolutions and Platform Committee, chair, 1968; candidate in primary for Governor of Louisiana, 1952; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1957; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Disappeared while on a campaign flight from Anchorage to Juneau, and presumed killed in a plane crash, somewhere in Alaska, October 16, 1972 (age 58 years, 244 days). The wreckage was never found. Cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Robertson Boggs and Claire Josephine (Hale) Boggs; married, January 22, 1938, to Corinne Claiborne (1916-2013); father of Barbara Boggs Sigmund, Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator).
  Boggs Peak in the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Thomas Hale Boggs: Gary Boulard, The Big Lie: Hale Boggs, Lucille May Grace, and Leander Perez
  Edward Thompson Breathitt, Jr. (1924-2003) — also known as Edward T. Breathitt; Ned Breathitt — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., November 26, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 9th District, 1952-57; Governor of Kentucky, 1963-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964, 1972, 1980; counsel and vice-president, Southern Railway System. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; Kiwanis; Elks; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Collapsed while making a speech at Lexington Community College, and died a few days later, from heart disease, in the University of Kentucky Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., October 14, 2003 (age 78 years, 322 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Thompson Breathitt (1897-1969) and Mary Josephine (Wallace) Breathitt (1898-1968); nephew of James Breathitt, Jr. (1890-1934); grandson of James Breathitt; second great-grandnephew of John Breathitt; second cousin twice removed of John Sappington Marmaduke; second cousin thrice removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass; third cousin once removed of Erasmus L. Pearson.
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willey Richard Broaddus, Jr. (1895-1982) — also known as W. R. Broaddus, Jr. — of Martinsville, Va. Born in West Point, King William County, Va., December 30, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Henry County Commonwealth Attorney, 1929-46; director, First National Bank of Martinsville; director, Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc.; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1947-53; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 13th District, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Died in Martinsville, Va., September 14, 1982 (age 86 years, 258 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Willey Richard Broaddus (1851-1938) and Hawsie Temple (Tuck) Broaddus (1855-1935); third cousin twice removed of Elbridge Jackson Broaddus; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Broaddus and Bower Slack Broaddus (1888-1949).
  Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Edward Bromwell (1920-2009) — also known as James E. Bromwell — of Center Point, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, March 26, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; farmer; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1961-65; defeated, 1964; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1968. Member, American Bar Association; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, September 11, 2009 (age 89 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Maxwell Thomas Bromwell and Olive Marguerite (MacDuff) Bromwell; married, September 10, 1946, to Dorothy Bennett.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clarence J. Brown, Jr. (b. 1927) — also known as Bud Brown — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, June 18, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1965-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1982. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Freemasons; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Sigma; Sigma Delta Chi. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence J. Brown (1893-1965) and Ethel (McKinney) Brown; married, June 11, 1955, to Joyce Eldridge.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Albert B. Chandler Albert Benjamin Chandler (1898-1991) — also known as Albert B. Chandler; Happy Chandler — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky. Born in Corydon, Henderson County, Ky., July 14, 1898. Democrat. Athletic coach; lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Kentucky state senate 22nd District, 1930-31; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1931-35; Governor of Kentucky, 1935-39, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1939-45; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1939; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939; Commissioner of Baseball 1945-51, during the time the sport was desegregated; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., June 15, 1991 (age 92 years, 336 days). Interment at Pisgah Church Cemetery, Versailles, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph S. Chandler and Callie (Sanders) Chandler; married, November 12, 1925, to Mildred Watkins; grandfather of Albert Benjamin Chandler III (1959-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Image source: Library of Congress
  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
  John Cosgrove (b. 1949) — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla., July 21, 1949. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives 119th District, 1981-84, 1987-2000; candidate for Florida state treasurer, 2000. Catholic. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of Vivian Rafferty Cosgrove (1919?-).
  John Nichols Dalton (1931-1986) — also known as John N. Dalton — of Radford, Va. Born in Emporia, Va., July 11, 1931. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960, 1964 (alternate), 1972 (alternate); treasurer of Virginia Republican Party, 1960-61; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1966-72 (Montgomery County & Radford city 1966-71, Carroll, Floyd, Montgomery & Wythe counties & Radford city 1972); member of Virginia state senate 37th District, 1972-73; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1974-78; Governor of Virginia, 1978-82. Baptist. Member, Rotary; Jaycees; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Moose; Odd Fellows; Farm Bureau; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Radford, Va., July 30, 1986 (age 55 years, 19 days). Interment at Sunrise Burial Park, Fairlawn, Va.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wall Doxey (1892-1962) — of Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss. Born in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss., August 8, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-23; District Attorney 3rd District, 1923-29; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1929-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1941-43. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary. Died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., March 2, 1962 (age 69 years, 206 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of John Sanford Doxey and Sarah (Jones) Doxey; married, October 9, 1916, to Myrtle Johnson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Patrick Henry Drewry (1875-1947) — also known as Patrick H. Drewry — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Petersburg, Va., May 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 29th District, 1912-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1940, 1944; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1920-47 (4th District 1920-33, at-large 1933-35, 4th District 1935-47); died in office 1947. Methodist. Member, American Historical Association; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Petersburg, Va., December 21, 1947 (age 72 years, 211 days). Interment at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Relatives: Son of Dr. E. A. Drewry and Alta L. (Booth) Drewry; married, April 18, 1906, to Mary E. Metcalf.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Horace Hall Edwards (b. 1902) — also known as Horace H. Edwards — of Richmond, Va. Born in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Va., August 21, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1934-38; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1940-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1946-48; Richmond city manager, 1954. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Sigma; Delta Theta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Edwards and Helen Hope (Hall) Edwards; married, December 22, 1927, to Mary Olive Lynch.
  William Jackson Edwards (b. 1928) — also known as Jack Edwards — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 20, 1928. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; general attorney for Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, 1958-64; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1965-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Jaycees; Kappa Alpha Order; Omicron Delta Kappa. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of William Jackson Edwards and Sue (Fuhrman) Edwards; married, January 30, 1954, to Jolane Vander Sys; second great-grandson of William Farrington Aldrich (1853-1925).
  Political family: Aldrich family of Birmingham, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  Carl Atwood Elliott (1913-1999) — also known as Carl Elliott — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala. Born in Vina, Franklin County, Ala., December 20, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1942-50; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1949-65 (7th District 1949-63, at-large 1963-65); candidate in primary for Governor of Alabama, 1966; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1972. Methodist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Amvets; Disabled American Veterans; Lions; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Died January 5, 1999 (age 85 years, 16 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Elliott and Lenora (Massey) Elliott; married to Jane Hamilton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Books by Carl Elliott: The Cost of Courage : The Journey of an American Congressman (1992)
  Richard William Ervin (b. 1905) — also known as Richard W. Ervin — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Carrabelle, Franklin County, Fla., January 26, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; Florida state attorney general, 1949-64; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1964-75. Baptist. Member, Phi Kappa Tau; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Exchange Club. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard William Ervin and Carrie Marvin (Phillips ) Ervin; married, November 23, 1933, to Frances Blois Baker.
  William Nathaniel Ethridge, Jr. (1912-1971) — of Oxford, Lafayette County, Miss. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., August 3, 1912. Lawyer; law professor; justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1950-71; died in office 1971; chief justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1966-71; died in office 1971. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died July 29, 1971 (age 58 years, 360 days). Interment at Oxford Memorial Cemetery, Oxford, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of William Nathaniel Ethridge (1883-1967) and Laura Mae (Ramage) Ethridge (1886-1975); married, December 14, 1946, to Lura Elizabeth Clark (1923-2011).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Don Evans (b. 1946) — of Midland, Midland County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., 1946. CEO of Tom Brown Inc. oil company, 1985-2001; chairman of the 2000 campaign for George W. Bush and Dick Cheney; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 2001-. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Still living as of 2003.
  Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley (1907-1990) — also known as Charles P. Farnsley; Charlie Farnsley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 28, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1936-40; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1948-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1965-67; defeated in primary, 1932 (at-large), 1934 (3rd District). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Upsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.; statue at West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Burrel Hopson Farnsley and Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley; married, February 27, 1937, to Nancy Hall Carter; father of Burrel Charles Farnsley (1954?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Charles Rogers Fenwick (1900-1969) — also known as Charles R. Fenwick — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in East Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., August 11, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Arlington County, 1940-45; member of Virginia state senate, 1948-69 (22nd District 1948-55, 9th District 1956-69); died in office 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Virginia Democratic State Central Committee, 1952-64; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1964. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Rotary; Farm Bureau. Died in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 22, 1969 (age 68 years, 195 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Taylor Fenwick and Clara (Gulagher) Fenwick; married, December 10, 1929, to Eleanor Russell Eastman (1906-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Sherwood Flemming (1905-1996) — also known as Arthur S. Flemming — of Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y.; Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., June 12, 1905. Republican. Member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1939-48; president, Ohio-Wesleyan University, 1948-53; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1958-61; president, University of Oregon, 1961-68; president, Macalester College, 1968-71. Methodist. Member, American Society for Public Administration; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died of acute renal failure, at a retirement home in Alexandria, Va., September 7, 1996 (age 91 years, 87 days). Interment at Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harry H. Flemming and Harriet (Sherwood) Flemming; married, December 14, 1934, to Bernice Virginia Moler.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
John G. Fox John G. Fox (1923-1992) — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Ansted, Fayette County, W.Va., April 27, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1951-52. Episcopalian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Nu; Jaycees; American Legion. Died March 25, 1992 (age 68 years, 333 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of L. O. Fox and Emily (Vawter) Fox; married, September 29, 1946, to Millicent Brazie Hill.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Burton Lee French (1875-1954) — also known as Burton L. French — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho; Oxford, Butler County, Ohio. Born near Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., August 1, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1898-1902; U.S. Representative from Idaho, 1903-09, 1911-15, 1917-33 (at-large 1903-09, 1911-15, 1st District 1917-33); defeated, 1934; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1914. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, September 12, 1954 (age 79 years, 42 days). Interment at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. French and Mina P. (Fisher) French; married, June 28, 1904, to Winifred Hartley (1875-1934).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Alexander Giannetti, Jr. (b. 1964) — also known as John A. Giannetti, Jr. — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born, in a hospital, at Camp Lejeune, Onslow County, N.C., June 9, 1964. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates District 13-B, 1999-2003; defeated, 1994; member of Maryland state senate 21st District, 2003-. Catholic. Italian, Irish, and American Indian ancestry. Member, Chi Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Jaycees; Sons of Italy; Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 2003.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Giannetti, Sr. (1934?-).
  Louis Lazarus Goldstein (1913-1998) — also known as Louis L. Goldstein — of Prince Frederick, Calvert County, Md. Born in Prince Frederick, Calvert County, Md., March 14, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1939-42; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of Maryland state senate, 1947-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996; Maryland state comptroller, 1959-98; died in office 1998; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1964; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1996. Member, American Bar Association; Lions; Farm Bureau; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, of apparent cardiac arrest, at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, Calvert County, Md., July 3, 1998 (age 85 years, 111 days). Interment at Wesley Cemetery, Prince Frederick, Md.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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.
  Fred Latimer Hadsel (b. 1916) — also known as Fred L. Hadsel — of Washington, D.C.; Oxford, Butler County, Ohio. Born in Oxford, Butler County, Ohio, March 11, 1916. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, 1969-71; Ghana, 1971. Protestant. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Latimer Hadsel and Mary (Perine) Hadsel; married, October 21, 1942, to Winifred Nelson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Clyde Roark Hoey (1877-1954) — also known as Clyde R. Hoey — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Born in Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., December 11, 1877. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1899-1902; member of North Carolina state senate, 1903-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1919-21; Governor of North Carolina, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1941-44; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1945-54; died in office 1954; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-54; died in office 1954. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Junior Order; Knights of Pythias; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi. Died from a stroke, at his desk in his congressional office, in Washington, D.C., May 12, 1954 (age 76 years, 152 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Alberta Hoey and Mary Charlotte (Roark) Hoey; married, March 22, 1900, to Bessie Gardner (died 1942; sister of Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947)).
  Political family: Gardner family of Shelby, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Lee Humber (1898-1970) — also known as Robert L. Humber — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Born in Greenville, Pitt County, N.C., May 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Rhodes scholar; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956; member of North Carolina state senate 5th District, 1959-64. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Sigma Phi Epsilon; United World Federalists; American Legion; Rotary; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Farm Bureau; National Trust for Historic Preservation. Died November 10, 1970 (age 72 years, 164 days). Interment at Cherry Hill Cemetery, Greenville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Lee Humber and Lena Clyde (Davis) Humber; married, October 16, 1929, to Lucie Berthier.
  William Pat Jennings (1919-1994) — of Marion, Smyth County, Va. Born in Camp, Smyth County, Va., August 20, 1919. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Smyth County Sheriff, 1948-54; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1955-67; defeated, 1966. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Alpha Zeta; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, following an accident in which a tractor he was driving overturned and crushed him, in Marion, Smyth County, Va., August 2, 1994 (age 74 years, 347 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brereton Chandler Jones (b. 1939) — also known as Brereton C. Jones; Brerry Jones — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va.; Woodford County, Ky. Born in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, June 27, 1939. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1965-68; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1987-91; Governor of Kentucky, 1991-95. Episcopalian or Presbyterian. Member, Delta Sigma Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of E. Bartow Jones and Nedra W. Jones; brother of Bartow Ned Jones; married 1970 to Elizabeth 'Libby' Lloyd (daughter of A. Y. Lloyd (1908?-?)).
  Political family: Jones family of Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
  Cross-reference: Michael J. Hammons
  See also NNDB dossier
  Robert Quince Jones (b. 1930) — also known as Robert Q. Jones — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., January 4, 1930. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1957-58; defeated, 1958; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Protestant. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi. Still living as of 1972.
  Benjamin Everett Jordan (1896-1974) — also known as B. Everett Jordan — of Saxapahaw, Alamance County, N.C. Born in Ramseur, Randolph County, N.C., September 8, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1949-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952, 1956, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1954-58; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1958-73. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Sons of the American Revolution; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died March 15, 1974 (age 77 years, 188 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Harrison Jordan and Annie Elizabeth (Sellers) Jordan; married, November 29, 1924, to Katherine McLean.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Horace Robinson Kornegay (1924-2009) — also known as Horace R. Kornegay — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., March 12, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1961-69; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Omicron Delta Kappa; Alpha Sigma Phi. Died in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., January 21, 2009 (age 84 years, 315 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marvin Earl Kornegay and Blanche Person (Robinson) Kornegay; married, March 25, 1950, to Annie Ben Beale.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Thomas Laney (b. 1927) — also known as James T. Laney — of Georgia. Born in Wilson, Mississippi County, Ark., December 24, 1927. Ordained minister; president, Emory University, 1977-93; U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, 1993-96. Methodist. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Mann Laney and Mary (Hughey) Laney; married, December 20, 1949, to Berta Joan Radford.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
T. Allen Legare, Jr. Thomas Allen Legare, Jr. (1915-2010) — also known as T. Allen Legare, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Wadmalaw Island, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 22, 1915. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Charleston County, 1947-48, 1951-53; member of South Carolina state senate from Charleston County, 1953-66. Presbyterian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 11, 2010 (age 94 years, 324 days). Interment at Second Presbyterian Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Allen Legare (1872-1957) and Lydia Murray 'Lilly' (Mikell) Legare (1876-1923); married, April 10, 1943, to Virginia Irene Green (1918-2003); nephew of George Swinton Legaré; great-grandnephew of Hugh Swinton Legaré (1797-1843); first cousin thrice removed of George Washington Seabrook; second cousin twice removed of Ephraim Mikell Seabrook; third cousin of Marion Wainwright Seabrook.
  Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Jerry Lon Litton (1937-1976) — also known as Jerry Litton — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Born near Lock Springs, Daviess County, Mo., May 12, 1937. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1973-76; died in office 1976. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Alpha Zeta. While running for U.S. Senator, died in the crash of a private plane, shortly after takeoff from the Municipal Airport, Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo., August 3, 1976 (age 39 years, 83 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Sharon Summerville.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Scott Marion Loftin (1878-1953) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., September 14, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1903-04; Escambia County Prosecuting Attorney, 1904-17; general counsel and director, Florida East Coast Hotel Co.; director, Gulf Life Insurance Co.; receiver, Florida East Coast Railway, 1931-41; president, American Bar Association, 1934-35; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Alpha Tau Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Blue Key; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Highlands, Macon County, N.C., September 22, 1953 (age 75 years, 8 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William Marion Loftin and Loreta C. (Thomason) Loftin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  James Kenneth Logan (b. 1929) — also known as James K. Logan — of Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Quenemo, Osage County, Kan., August 21, 1929. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Walter Huxman, 1955-56; lawyer; law professor; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1968; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1977-94; took senior status 1994. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Beta Gamma Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha; Alpha Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of John Lysle Logan and Esther Maurine (Price) Logan; married, June 8, 1952, to Beverly Jo Jennings.
  Cross-reference: Carol A. Beier
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Gillis William Long (1923-1985) — also known as Gillis W. Long — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Born in Winnfield, Winn Parish, La., May 4, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1963-65, 1973-85; died in office 1985; candidate for Governor of Louisiana, 1963; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1964. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Omicron Delta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Lions. Died in Washington, D.C., January 20, 1985 (age 61 years, 261 days). Interment at Alexandria National Cemetery, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Floyd Harrison Long (1883-1951) and Birdie (Shumake) Long (1892-1984); married, June 21, 1947, to Mary Catherine Small; second cousin once removed of George Shannon Long, Huey Pierce Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960); third cousin of Russell Billiu Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Russell Billiu Long (1918-2003) — also known as Russell B. Long; Huey Pierce Long III — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., November 3, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1948-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952, 1960, 1968. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Lions; Elks; Order of the Coif; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2003 (age 84 years, 187 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, La.
  Relatives: Son of Rose McConnell Long and Huey Pierce Long; married, June 3, 1939, to Katherine Mae Hattic; married, December 23, 1969, to Carolyn Bason; nephew of George Shannon Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960); third cousin of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Russell Long: Robert T. Mann, Legacy to Power : Senator Russell Long of Louisiana
  John Arthur Love (1916-2002) — also known as John A. Love — of Denver, Colo. Born in Gibson City, Ford County, Ill., November 29, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Colorado Republican State Central Committee, 1960; Governor of Colorado, 1963-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; American Legion; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died January 21, 2002 (age 85 years, 53 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur C. Love and Mildred (Shaver) Love; married, October 23, 1942, to Ann Daniels.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Green Lugar (1932-2019) — also known as Richard G. Lugar — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 4, 1932. Republican. Rhodes scholar; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1968-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1972; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1977-; defeated, 1974; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1996. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Delta Epsilon; Pi Sigma Alpha; Beta Theta Pi; Rotary; Blue Key. Died in Annandale, Fairfax County, Va., April 28, 2019 (age 87 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Marvin L. Lugar and Bertha (Green) Lugar; married, September 8, 1956, to Charlene Smeltzer.
  Cross-reference: Todd C. Young
  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 about Richard Lugar: John T. Shaw, Richard G. Lugar, Statesman of the Senate: Crafting Foreign Policy from Capitol Hill
  Seybourn Harris Lynne (1907-2000) — also known as Seybourn H. Lynne — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Decatur, Morgan County, Ala., July 25, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; county judge in Alabama, 1934-40; circuit judge in Alabama, 1940-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 1946-73; took senior status 1973. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Blue Key; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kiwanis. In 1963, he prohibited Gov. George C. Wallace from barring two Black students from attending the University of Alabama. In 1969, he ordered that Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, Ala., be desegregated. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 10, 2000 (age 93 years, 47 days). Interment at Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Seybourn Arthur Lynne and Annie Leigh (Harris) Lynne; married, June 16, 1937, to Katherine Donaldson Brandau.
  The Seybourn H. Lynne U.S. Courthouse and Post Office, in Decatur, Alabama, is named for him.
  Howard Perry Mace (1916-1996) — also known as Howard P. Mace — of Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, May 19, 1916. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Consul General in Istanbul, as of 1972-76. Episcopalian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in Citrus County, Fla., December 8, 1996 (age 80 years, 203 days). Interment at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa Springs, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of John Ray Mace (1862-1940) and Nellie May (Perry) Mace (1881-1937); married, November 16, 1938, to Dorothy Verue Cates (1915-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Marvin Mandel (1920-2015) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 19, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Maryland Democratic State Central Committee, 1951; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1952-69; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1963-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964, 1976; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1968-69; Governor of Maryland, 1969-77, 1979. Jewish. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; American Legion; Jewish War Veterans; American Bar Association. Charged with mail fraud, over his acceptance of gifts from owners of the Marlboro Race Track, in return for his support for legislation benefiting the track; tried and convicted in 1977; sentenced to prison; his conviction was later overturned. Died in St. Mary's County, Md., August 30, 2015 (age 95 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1941 to Barbara 'Bootsie' Oberfield (divorced 1974); married 1974 to Jeanne Blackistone Dorsey.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books by Marvin Mandel: I'll Never Forget It: Memoirs of a Political Accident from East Baltimore (2010)
  Books about Marvin Mandel: Bradford Jacobs, Thimbleriggers : The Law v. Governor Marvin Mandel
  John Otho Marsh, Jr. (1926-2019) — also known as John O. Marsh, Jr. — of Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Winchester, Va., August 7, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia 7th District, 1963-71; U.S. Secretary of the Army, 1981-89. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Raphine, Rockbridge County, Va., February 4, 2019 (age 92 years, 181 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Otho Marsh and Nell Virginia (Wayland) Marsh; married, July 22, 1950, to Glenn Ann Patterson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward Eugene Masters (1924-2014) — also known as Edward E. Masters — of Washington, D.C. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, June 21, 1924. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh, 1976-77; Indonesia, 1977-81. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu; Delta Phi Epsilon. Died in 2014 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Henry Masters and Ethel Verena (Shaw) Masters; married, April 2, 1956, to Allene Mary Roche.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  S. Watkins Overton (b. 1894) — also known as Watkins Overton — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., June 5, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1925; member of Tennessee state senate, 1927; mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1928-39, 1949-53. Presbyterian. Member, Order of the Coif; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Watkins Overton and May (Hill) Overton; married, January 18, 1937, to Bessie Ganong.
  Floyd E. Page (1896-1967) — of Denison, Crawford County, Iowa. Born in Arthur, Ida County, Iowa, November 5, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee). Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Acacia. Died in 1967 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  John Johnston Parker (1885-1958) — also known as John J. Parker — of Monroe, Union County, N.C.; Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Monroe, Union County, N.C., November 20, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1924; member of Republican National Committee from North Carolina, 1924; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1925-58; died in office 1958. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died in Washington, D.C., March 17, 1958 (age 72 years, 117 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Ann (Johnston) Parker (1854-1909) and John Daniel Parker (1857-1915); married, November 23, 1910, to Maria Burgwin Maffitt (1885-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Claude Pepper Claude Denson Pepper (1900-1989) — also known as Claude Pepper — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born near Dudleyville, Chambers County, Ala., September 8, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1929-30; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964, 1968 (alternate); member, Platform and Resolutions Committee, 1944; speaker, 1944, 1988; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1963-89 (3rd District 1963-67, 11th District 1967-73, 14th District 1973-83, 18th District 1983-89); died in office 1989. Baptist. Member, Moose; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Kappa Alpha Order; United World Federalists. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1989 (age 88 years, 264 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Cross-reference: Clarence W. Meadows
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Claude Pepper: Tracy E. Danese, Claude Pepper and Ed Ball : Politics, Purpose, and Power — James C. Clark, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper's Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary
  Image source: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory
  Thomas Harrington Pope, Jr. (1913-1999) — also known as Thomas H. Pope — of Newberry, Newberry County, S.C. Born in Kinards, Newberry County, S.C., July 28, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1937-40, 1946-50; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1949-50; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate in primary for Governor of South Carolina, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1958. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, in Newberry County Memorial Hospital, Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., August 23, 1999 (age 86 years, 26 days). Interment at Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Harrington Pope (1876-1943) and Marie (Gary) Pope (1882-1964); married to Mary Waties Lumpkin (1917-2008); grandson of Eugene Blackburn Gary (1854-1926).
  Epitaph: "Lawyer, Soldier, Historian."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Chapman Revercomb (1895-1979) — also known as Chapman Revercomb — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Covington, Va., July 20, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1933-34; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1943-49, 1956-59; defeated, 1948, 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1944, 1956 (speaker), 1968, 1972; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Elks; Moose; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., October 6, 1979 (age 84 years, 78 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Anderson Revercomb; married to Sara Venable Hughes; father of George Hughes Revercomb (1929-1993).
  Political family: Revercomb family of Charleston, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carl West Rich (1898-1972) — also known as Carl W. Rich — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 12, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1947, 1951-53, 1954; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1963-65. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Eagles. Chairman and president of the Cincinnati Royals professional basketball team. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 26, 1972 (age 73 years, 288 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Beryl D. Roberts (b. 1958) — of Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., August 26, 1958. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1988; member of Florida state house of representatives 108th District, 1993-. Female. Christian. African ancestry. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; NAACP; Delta Sigma Theta; Kiwanis. Still living as of 1999.
  Absalom Willis Robertson (1887-1971) — also known as A. Willis Robertson — of Lexington, Va. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., May 27, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 22nd District, 1916-22; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1933-46 (at-large 1933-35, 7th District 1935-46); U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1946-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948, 1952, 1956. Baptist. Member, Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died in Lexington, Va., November 1, 1971 (age 84 years, 158 days). Interment at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Pierce Robertson (1853-1928) and Josephine Ragland (Willis) Robertson (1858-1950); married, October 19, 1920, to Gladys Churchill Willis (1897-1968); father of Marion Gordon Robertson (1930-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Eugene Peter Ruehlmann (b. 1925) — also known as Eugene P. Ruehlmann — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 23, 1925. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1967-71; resigned 1971. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; American Bar Association; Lions; American Legion. Still living as of 1980.
  Claud Napoleon Sapp (1886-1947) — also known as Claud N. Sapp — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, S.C., February 11, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1912-14, 1920-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1930-34; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of South Carolina, 1934-47; died in office 1947. Methodist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., February 3, 1947 (age 60 years, 357 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel F. Sapp and Mittie (Fulp) Sapp; married, November 20, 1916, to Mary Davis (1892-1937); father of Claud Napoleon Sapp, Jr. (1917-1972) and Joseph D. Sapp.
  Political family: Sapp family of Columbia, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Armistead Inge Selden, Jr. (1921-1985) — also known as Armistead I. Selden, Jr. — of Greensboro, Hale County, Ala. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1951-52; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1953-69 (6th District 1953-63, at-large 1963-65, 5th District 1965-69); candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1968 (Democratic primary), 1980 (Republican primary); U.S. Ambassador to Fiji, 1974-79; New Zealand, 1974-79; Tonga, 1974-79; Western Samoa, 1974-79. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; American Bar Association; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., November 14, 1985 (age 64 years, 267 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Greensboro, Ala.
  Relatives: Married 1948 to Mary Jane Wright.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willis Smith (1887-1953) — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Norfolk, Va., December 19, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1927-32; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1931-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1950-53; died in office 1953. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Order of the Coif; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 26, 1953 (age 65 years, 189 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Smith and Mary Shaw (Creecy) Smith; married, April 30, 1919, to Anna Lee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Belser Spong, Jr. (1920-1997) — also known as William B. Spong, Jr. — of Portsmouth, Va. Born in Portsmouth, Va., September 29, 1920. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1954-55; member of Virginia state senate, 1956-66; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1966-73; defeated, 1972; trustee, Portsmouth General Hospital. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Pi Kappa Alpha. Died of a ruptured aneurysm, at Maryview Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va., October 8, 1997 (age 77 years, 9 days). Interment at University of Virginia Cemetery, Charlottesville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Belser Spong and Emily (Nichols) Spong; married, June 3, 1950, to Virginia Wise Gallford.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Bahnson Stanley (1890-1970) — also known as Thomas B. Stanley — of Stanleytown, Henry County, Va. Born near Spencer, Henry County, Va., July 16, 1890. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1930-46; Speaker of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1942-46; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1946-53; resigned 1953; Governor of Virginia, 1954-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1956. Methodist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Martinsville, Va., July 10, 1970 (age 79 years, 359 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Norman Otto Stockmeyer (b. 1907) — also known as Norman O. Stockmeyer — of Wayne, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Caseville, Huron County, Mich., July 17, 1907. Republican. Realtor; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964 (alternate); secretary of Michigan Republican Party, 1957-65; candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1962; member of Wayne State University board of governors; appointed 1964; elected 1966; defeated, 1974; member of Michigan state board of education, 1981-88; appointed 1975. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; NAACP; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Judicature Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of C. August Stockmeyer and Bertha (Singleton) Stockmeyer; married 1933 to Lillian R. Hitchman.
  Richard Charles Stoll (1876-1949) — also known as Richard C. Stoll — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., March 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916, 1920; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1920-31. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Kappa Alpha Order; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died June 26, 1949 (age 73 years, 97 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Pindell Stoll (1840?-1902).
  William Corwin Stuart (1920-2010) — also known as William C. Stuart — of Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa. Born in Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, April 28, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Iowa state senate, 1953-61; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1962-71; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa, 1971-86; took senior status 1986. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Lions. Died in Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, August 12, 2010 (age 90 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  William Munford Tuck (1896-1983) — also known as William M. Tuck — of South Boston, Halifax County, Va. Born near High Hill, Halifax County, Va., September 28, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1924-32; member of Virginia state senate 10th District, 1932-41; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1942-46; Governor of Virginia, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1953-69. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Woodmen; Moose; Redmen; Lions; Ruritan. Died June 9, 1983 (age 86 years, 254 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert James Tuck (1863-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Kenneth Herndon Tuggle (1904-1978) — also known as Kenneth H. Tuggle — of Barbourville, Knox County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., June 12, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; president, Union National Bank of Barbourville, 1934-53; candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1939; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1953-75. Methodist. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Pi Kappa Alpha; American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association. Died in 1978 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Davis Tuggle and Sue Gregory (Root) Tuggle; married, August 20, 1937, to Vivian Shifley.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Clinton Turk (1923-2014) — also known as James C. Turk — of Radford, Va. Born in Roanoke County, Va., May 3, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1960-72 (21st District 1960-63, 20th District 1964-65, 13th District 1966-71, 37th District 1972); delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1964; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, 1972-2002; took senior status 2002. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died in Radford, Va., July 6, 2014 (age 91 years, 64 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Barbara Duncan.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Buford Cleveland Tynes (b. 1884) — also known as Buford C. Tynes — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Tazewell, Tazewell County, Va., May 3, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1936; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1941-42; appointed 1941; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 4th District, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Theta Kappa Nu; American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Maj. Achilles James Tynes and Harriet L. (Fudge) Tynes.
  Jackson Vaughn III (1917-2006) — also known as Jackie Vaughn III — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., November 17, 1917. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 4th Senatorial District, 1961; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1967-78 (23rd District 1967-72, 18th District 1973-78); resigned 1978; member of Michigan state senate, 1978-2002 (5th District 1978-82, 3rd District 1983-94, 4th District 1995-2002). Baptist or Methodist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union; Omicron Delta Kappa; Elks; Freemasons. Died, in Botsford Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., September 12, 2006 (age 88 years, 299 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Vaughn and Myrtle Vaughn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Bernard Wachs (1897-1974) — also known as Fred B. Wachs — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., October 22, 1897. Republican. Newspaper editor; treasurer of Kentucky Republican Party, 1930-67; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis; Newcomen Society. Died in 1974 (age about 76 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Selmar Wachs and Emma (Niemeyer) Wachs; married, October 15, 1919, to Jeanne Faulkner (1896-1985).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Deborah Wasserman Schultz (b. 1966) — also known as Debbie Wasserman Schultz — of Davie, Broward County, Fla.; Weston, Broward County, Fla. Born in Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 27, 1966. Democrat. Aide to U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch, 1989-92; member of Florida state house of representatives 97th District, 1993-2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Florida state senate, 2001-04; U.S. Representative from Florida, 2005-18 (20th District 2005-13, 23rd District 2013-18). Female. Jewish. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; National Organization for Women; American Jewish Congress. Youngest woman ever elected to the Florida legislature. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married to Steve Schultz.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  James Stephen Watkins (b. 1892) — also known as J. Stephen Watkins — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in London, Laurel County, Ky., November 14, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil engineer; Kentucky Highway Commissioner, 1943-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960. Christian. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Sigma Nu; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rotary; Newcomen Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Watkins and Dorcas (Chesnut) Watkins; married, June 21, 1923, to Martha Willis.
  Harold Norman West (b. 1920) — of Moncks Corner, Berkeley County, S.C. Born in Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C., August 15, 1920. Lawyer; Berkeley County Master in Equity, 1954-60; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1961-67. Baptist. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Rotary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. Edgar West, Sr. and Imel Joyce West; married, July 20, 1946, to Marjorie Ann Hodges.
  Lloyd Franklin Wheat (b. 1922) — also known as Lloyd F. Wheat — of Coushatta, Red River Parish, La. Born in Bonham (unknown parish), La., April 27, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Louisiana state senate, 1948-50. Protestant. Member, Delta Sigma Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Cicero Preston Yow (1914-1990) — also known as Cicero P. Yow — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Randolph County, N.C., December 24, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of North Carolina state senate 9th District, 1959. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Alpha Order; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died July 5, 1990 (age 75 years, 193 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Amos H. Yow and Cassie (Langley) Yow; married 1948 to Mary Elizabeth Hardwicke.
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