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  E. Ray Acton — of Homewood, Jefferson County, Ala. Mayor of Homewood, Ala., 1953-56. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Wallace Adair, Jr. (1914-2006) — also known as Charles W. Adair, Jr. — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va.; Florida. Born in Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, January 26, 1914. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Nogales, as of 1940-41; Mexico City, as of 1941; Bombay, as of 1942-46; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, 1965-69; Uruguay, 1969-72. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Falls Church, Va., January 22, 2006 (age 91 years, 361 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Wallace Adair and Sarah Torrence (Goulard) Adair; married, November 28, 1947, to Caroline Lee Marshall.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Andrew Addison Adams (b. 1864) — also known as Andrew A. Adams — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind., January 27, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1888-92; member of Indiana Democratic State Committee, 1904; Judge, Indiana Appellate Court, 1910-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams and Christiana (Elliott) Adams; married 1890 to Lois Andrew.
  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
  Henry David Allison (b. 1903) — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Rushville, Buchanan County, Mo., September 13, 1903. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1948; mayor of St. Joseph, Mo., 1949-50. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Gordon Llewellyn Allott (1907-1989) — also known as Gordon Allott — of Lamar, Prowers County, Colo.; Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., January 2, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964 (delegation chair), 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1950-55; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1955-73; defeated, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Rotary; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Delta Sigma Pi. Died, of cancer, in Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo., January 17, 1989 (age 82 years, 15 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard John Allott and Bertha Louise (Reese) Allott; married, May 15, 1934, to Welda O. Hall.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Grant Lewis Ambrose (1915-1968) — also known as Grant L. Ambrose — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Mackay, Custer County, Idaho, September 15, 1915. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in September, 1968 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Ambrose and Amy (Cooke) Ambrose; married, June 26, 1942, to Winifred Smyth.
  Floyd E. Anderson (1891-1976) — of Port Dickinson, Broome County, N.Y.; Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Bainbridge, Chenango County, N.Y., January 24, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1934-51; member of New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1941-42; member of New York state senate, 1943-51 (40th District 1943-44, 45th District 1945-51); Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1953-58. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in February, 1976 (age 85 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Warren Mattice Anderson (1915-2007).
  Kenneth Theodore Anderson (1909-1996) — also known as Kenneth T. Anderson — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan. Born in Burdick, Morris County, Kan., June 22, 1909. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1948; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1950; member of Democratic National Committee from Kansas, 1952-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Lutheran. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died March 30, 1996 (age 86 years, 282 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Emil Theodore Anderson and Cora Florentine (Bjorkback) Anderson; married, February 6, 1958, to Norma Jean Denny.
  Michael Allen Andrews (b. 1944) — also known as Michael A. Andrews; Mike Andrews — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., February 7, 1944. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas 25th District, 1983-95; defeated, 1980; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1994. Methodist. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Frank M. Andrews and Jonnie (Allen) Andrews; married 1971 to Ann Bowman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Franklin Ely Atwood (1878-1943) — also known as Frank Ely Atwood — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., October 5, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Carrollton, Mo., 1914-15; Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-19; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 8th District, 1922-23; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1925-35; defeated, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Atwood Hospital, Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., March 5, 1943 (age 64 years, 151 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Smith Atwood and Nancy (Goodson) Atwood; married, October 22, 1908, to Agnes Rea Luscombe.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Edward Badham (1929-2005) — also known as Robert E. Badham — of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 9, 1929. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; hardware business; member of California state assembly, 1963-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968, 1972 (alternate), 1980, 1984; U.S. Representative from California 40th District, 1977-89. Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif., October 21, 2005 (age 76 years, 134 days). Interment at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Jack Badham and Bess (Kissinger) Badham; married to Anne Carroll.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Clinton S. Bailey (b. 1890) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 14, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary of Texas Republican Party, 1923-24; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1926, 1930. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Gamma Delta; Theta Nu Epsilon; American Legion; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Cornelius Bailey and Erminnie (Campbell) Bailey; married to Alice Mae Nicholson.
Newton D. Baker Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937) — also known as Newton D. Baker — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., December 3, 1871. Democrat. Private secretary to U.S. Postmaster General William L. Wilson, 1896-97; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1912-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928; U.S. Secretary of War, 1916-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Gamma Delta; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1937 (age 66 years, 22 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Diehl Baker and Mary (Dukehart) Baker; married, July 5, 1902, to Elizabeth Wells Leopold.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, November 14, 1927
  Roy William Baker (b. 1883) — also known as Roy W. Baker — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 11, 1883. U.S. Vice Consul in Edinburgh, 1919-20; Hull, 1920-21; Barcelona, 1921-29; Malaga, 1926; London, 1929; U.S. Consul in Bristol, as of 1932-43. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Theta Nu Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse F. Baker and Franc (Roy) Baker; married, May 4, 1922, to Eugenia Holcombe.
  Tom Taylor Baker (1908-1963) — also known as Tom T. Baker — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., March 31, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Cabell County Democratic Party, 1950; candidate in primary for West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1954; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1961; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1963; defeated, 1956; died in office 1963. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion. Died in 1963 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rawlins M. Baker and Lady (Taylor) Baker; married, February 3, 1934, to Betty Chadwick (1913?-).
  Henry Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947) — also known as H. Clarence Baldridge — of Parma, Canyon County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Carlock, McLean County, Ill., November 24, 1868. Republican. Grain dealer; merchant; banker; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1911-13; member of Idaho state senate, 1913-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1916 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1923-27; Governor of Idaho, 1927-31; candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1942. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Anti-Saloon League. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, June 8, 1947 (age 78 years, 196 days). Interment at Parma Cemetery, Parma, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of William John Baldridge (1839-1908) and Amanda Caroline (Wright) Baldridge (1849-1897); married, February 1, 1893, to Cora Alena McCreighton (1872-1941); third cousin once removed of Joseph Baldrige; fourth cousin of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige and Carl Clifford Baldrige; fourth cousin once removed of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928), William Lovell Baldrige and Thomas Jackson Baldrige.
  Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph William Ballantine (b. 1888) — also known as Joseph W. Ballantine — of Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Born, of American parents, in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India, July 30, 1888. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Deputy Consul in Kobe, 1911-12; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Yokohama, 1912; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Taihoku, 1912-14; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Yokohama, 1914; U.S. Consul in Dairen, 1921-23; Tokyo, 1923-29; U.S. Consul General in Canton, 1930-32. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; American Geographic Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborn Ballantine (missionary) and Josephine Louise (Perkins) Ballantine; married, October 30, 1917, to Emilia Ashburner Christy.
  John W. Barkley (1889-1986) — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Braceville, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 2, 1889. Lawyer; mayor of Shaker Heights, Ohio, 1952-54. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in September, 1986 (age about 96 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Barkley and Josephine A. (Kreitler) Barkley; married, June 2, 1917, to Margaret E. Megirt.
  Robert Heron Bork (1927-2012) — also known as Robert H. Bork — of Washington, D.C. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 1, 1927. Lawyer; law professor; U.S. Solicitor General, 1973-77; U.S. Attorney General, 1973-74; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1982-88; resigned 1988. Catholic. Member, Federalist Society; Phi Gamma Delta. Nominated for Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1987; rejected by the Senate. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., December 19, 2012 (age 85 years, 293 days). Interment at Fairfax Memorial Park, Fairfax, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Philip Bork (1897-1974) and Elizabeth (Kunkle) Bork (1898-2004); married 1952 to Claire Davidson (1930-1980); married 1982 to Mary Ellen Pohl.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Robert H. Bork: Coercing Virtue: The Worldwide Rule of Judges (2003) — The Tempting of America (1991) — Slouching Towards Gomorrah : Modern Liberalism and American Decline (1996)
  John Robert Brook (1905-1968) — also known as John R. Brook — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1944-64 (New York County 15th District 1944, New York County 9th District 1945-64). Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., July 1, 1968 (age 63 years, 97 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Elizabeth Munro Waters.
  Wilber Marion Brucker (1894-1968) — also known as Wilber M. Brucker — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., June 23, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Saginaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1923-26; Michigan state attorney general, 1928-30; appointed 1928; Governor of Michigan, 1931-32; defeated, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1964 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936; U.S. Secretary of the Army. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kiwanis; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Delta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Moose; Odd Fellows. Suffered an apparent heart attack after attending an Economic Club luncheon, and died soon after, in the emergency room at Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 28, 1968 (age 74 years, 127 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Ferdinand Brucker and Robertha H. Brucker; married 1923 to Clara Hantel; father of Wilber Marion Brucker, Jr. (1924?-).
  Political family: Brucker family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  James Wesley Bryan, Jr. (1901-1969) — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., October 31, 1901. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-32; candidate for Washington state senate, 1956. Protestant. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Eagles; Lions; Freemasons; Elks. Died in December, 1969 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Bryan and Lorena (Kearse) Bryan; married, June 16, 1929, to Vena Jensen (1904-2003); father of Robert Jensen Bryan (1934-).
  Political family: Bryan family of Bremerton, Washington.
  Frank Buchanan (1902-1951) — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile dealer; mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1946-51; died in office 1951. Protestant. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Lions. Died, from esophageal and gastric bleeding, in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 27, 1951 (age 48 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan and Mary (Campbell) Buchanan; married, January 4, 1929, to Vera Daerr (1902-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Manley Caldwell Butler (1925-2014) — also known as M. Caldwell Butler — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., June 2, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1962-71; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1972-83. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Roanoke, Va., July 29, 2014 (age 89 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of James Alexander Walker (1832-1901).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Harry Campbell Harry Campbell (b. 1885) — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Harper, Harper County, Kan., August 10, 1885. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Singapore, 1915; U.S. Consul in Singapore, 1915-18; Soerabaya, 1918-20; Asuncion, 1921-23; Iquique, 1923-27; Kingston, 1927; Birmingham, 1927-30; London, as of 1932. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac P. Campbell and Jessie (Graham) Campbell.
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1918)
  George W. Cornell (1896-1988) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y.; Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 29, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state senate 31st District, 1959-64; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 36th District, 1967. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., March 24, 1988 (age 91 years, 177 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Cornell and Minnie C. Cornell; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Cornell (1814-1890).
  Political families: Cornell family of New York; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Lunsford Crew (b. 1917) — also known as W. Lunsford Crew — of Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Northampton County, N.C., October 29, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; organizer, director, and attorney for First Federal Savings & Loan of Roanoke Rapids; member of North Carolina state senate 4th District, 1953-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Jaycees; Exchange Club; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Winfield Crew, Sr. and Texas A. (Stanley) Crew.
  William J. Crowe, Jr. (1925-2007) — of Virginia. Born in La Grange, Oldham County, Ky., January 2, 1925. Admiral, U.S. Navy; Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1985-89; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1994-97. Member, Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 12, 2007 (age 82 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Crowe, Sr.; married 1954 to Shirley Grinel.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  William True Davis, Jr. (b. 1919) — also known as True Davis — of Washington, D.C.; St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., December 23, 1919. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1963-65. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Gamma Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Martin Deely (1894-1973) — also known as John M. Deely — of Lee, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Lee, Berkshire County, Mass., July 30, 1894. Democrat. Lime manfacturer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936 (alternate), 1940; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1936. Catholic. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in 1973 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Henry Deely and Agnes (Doyle) Deely; married, October 17, 1916, to Mary Sedgwick.
  John Patrick Devaney (b. 1883) — also known as John P. Devaney — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa, June 30, 1883. Lawyer; chief justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1933-36. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Devaney and Ellen (La Velle) Devaney; married, February 20, 1919, to Beatrice Langevin.
  Armistead Mason Dobie (1881-1962) — of Charlottesville, Va. Born in Norfolk, Va., April 15, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1939-56. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Charlottesville, Va., August 7, 1962 (age 81 years, 114 days). Interment at University of Virginia Cemetery, Charlottesville, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Augustus Dobie and Margaret Kearns (Cooke) Dobie.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee A. Donaldson, Jr. (b. 1925) — of Etna, Allegheny County, Pa. Born August 11, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 17th District, 1955-60. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; American Legion. Still living as of 1960.
  Relatives: Married to Katherine Marner.
  James Lowell Driscoll (b. 1895) — also known as James L. Driscoll — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Born in Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak., January 24, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; banker; South Dakota state treasurer, 1923-27; appointed 1923. Catholic. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Driscoll and Catherine (Barry) Driscoll; brother of Robert E. Driscoll (1888-?); married to Marie Mercedes Quinn.
  Robert E. Driscoll (b. 1888) — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak.; Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Born in Central City, Lawrence County, S.Dak., February 6, 1888. Republican. Banker; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1919-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1928, 1940. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Lions; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Driscoll and Catherine (Barry) Driscoll; brother of James Lowell Driscoll (1895-?); married, June 10, 1915, to Louise Fearon.
  Richard Ernest Eagleton (b. 1930) — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., June 29, 1930. Democrat. Candidate for circuit judge in Illinois, 1963; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1965-69. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons. Still living as of 1969.
  Michael Francis Easley (b. 1950) — also known as Mike F. Easley — of Brunswick County, N.C. Born near Rocky Mount, Nash County, N.C., March 23, 1950. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1990; North Carolina state attorney general, 1993-2001; Governor of North Carolina, 2001-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008; pleaded guilty in 2010 to failing to report a 2006 helicopter ride in his campaign finance filings. Catholic. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Ed Edmondson (1919-1990) — also known as Edmond Augustus Edmondson — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., April 7, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper correspondent; lawyer; Muskogee County Attorney, 1949-52; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1953-73; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1972, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., December 8, 1990 (age 71 years, 245 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971); married, March 5, 1944, to June Maureen Pilley.
  Political family: Edmondson family of Muskogee and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Howard Edmondson (1925-1971) — also known as J. Howard Edmondson — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla.; Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., September 27, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; Tulsa County Attorney, 1954-58; Governor of Oklahoma, 1959-63; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Rotary; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla., November 17, 1971 (age 46 years, 51 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Augustus Edmondson and Esther (Pullen) Edmondson; brother of Ed Edmondson; married to Jeanette Bartleson (1925-1990).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  James Elliott, Jr. (1824-1883) — also known as Jim Elliott — of Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Born in Lawrenceville, Tioga County, Pa., December 6, 1824. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Steubenville, Ohio, 1873-75. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 10, 1883 (age 58 years, 339 days). Interment at Springhill Cemetery, Wellsville, Ohio.
Franklin F. Ellsworth Franklin Fowler Ellsworth (1879-1942) — also known as Franklin F. Ellsworth — of St. James, Watonwan County, Minn.; Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in St. James, Watonwan County, Minn., July 10, 1879. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Watonwan County Attorney, 1905-08; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1915-21; candidate in primary for Governor of Minnesota, 1924; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1934. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., December 23, 1942 (age 63 years, 166 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Clinton Ellsworth and Louise (Manning) Ellsworth; married, July 27, 1902, to Lurline Mae Bader.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Guy Leverne Fake (1879-1957) — also known as Guy L. Fake — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y., November 15, 1879. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1907-08; district judge in New Jersey 2nd District, 1909-24; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1929-48. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Junior Order; United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., September 23, 1957 (age 77 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Elwood Fake (1854-1936) and Mary Louise (Cook) Fake (1856-1937); married to Grace Elizabeth Mucklow (1880-1978); first cousin of Kenneth Hearn Fake (1895-1963).
  McIntyre Faries (1896-1994) — of South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif.; San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wei Hsien, Shantung, China, of American parents, April 17, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948, 1952; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1947-52; superior court judge in California, 1953-66. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 29, 1994 (age 98 years, 165 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Reid Faries (1860-1930; missionary physician) and Priscilla Ellen (Chittick) Faries (1867-1951); married, October 7, 1922, to Margaret Lois Shorten (1897-1964); married to Geraldyne Brewer (1901-1998).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Fellows (1889-1951) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, November 7, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1941-51; died in office 1951. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, August 27, 1951 (age 61 years, 293 days). Interment at Silver Lake Cemetery, Bucksport, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar Fowler Fellows (1857-1921) and Eva Marie (Fling) Fellows; brother of Raymond Fellows; married, June 27, 1910, to Georgia Eleanor Maling; grandson of Lewis W. Fling.
  Political family: Fellows-Fling family of Bucksport, Maine.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Howard Fowler (b. 1925) — also known as Howard Fowler — of Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Born in Etowah, McMinn County, Tenn., November 6, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1955-56. Baptist. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis. Still living as of 1956.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Thomas Fowler and Bertha (Chastain) Fowler; married, June 3, 1949, to Sarah Charlyne King (born 1923).
  Gurdon Wright Gordon (b. 1871) — also known as Gurdon W. Gordon — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., November 26, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; insurance executive; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1912; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1913-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920 (alternate), 1928. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson E. Gordon and Caroline Augusta (Wright) Gordon; married, November 3, 1903, to Ellen Beekman Walsh.
  Merle Dixon Graves (b. 1887) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 13, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Hampden District, 1921-24. Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lucien Chase Graves and Annie (Dixon) Graves; married, December 27, 1910, to Clara Cooley Stevenson (1884?-?).
  Julius Caldeen Gunter (1858-1940) — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark., October 31, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado 3rd District, 1889-95; Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals, 1901-05; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1905-07; Governor of Colorado, 1917-19. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association. Died in Denver, Colo., October 26, 1940 (age 81 years, 361 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Montague Gunter (1826-1904) and Marcella (Jackson) Gunter; married, April 30, 1884, to Bettie Brown (1863-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Walbridge Hedges (b. 1901) — also known as Charles W. Hedges — of Wollaston, Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 27, 1901. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1932-42, 1946; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; United Commercial Travelers; Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur J. Hedges and Kate (Walbridge) Hedges; married 1929 to Dr. Ella Goodale.
  Eric Joseph Holcomb (b. 1968) — also known as Eric Holcomb — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., May 2, 1968. Republican. Candidate for Indiana state house of representatives 64th District, 2000; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 2012; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 2016-17; appointed 2016; Governor of Indiana, 2017-. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Clarence Leo Ireland (b. 1889) — also known as Clarence L. Ireland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colo., December 5, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Colorado state attorney general, 1931-32; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1956. Episcopalian or Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Ireland and Clara Jennie (Ball) Ireland; married, January 26, 1918, to Bess Low; first cousin of Gail Leonard Ireland (1895-1988).
  Gail Leonard Ireland (1895-1988) — also known as Gail L. Ireland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Denver, Colo., November 21, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Colorado state attorney general, 1941-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in 1988 (age about 92 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Mead Ireland and Bertha (Strawn) Ireland; married, January 9, 1924, to Eleanor Staats; married, March 24, 1927, to Jewel Cawthon; first cousin of Clarence Leo Ireland (1889-?).
  Paul Winfred Kear (1887-1965) — also known as Paul W. Kear — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, November 2, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Virginia Republican State Committee, 1920-36; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1921-31, 1932-33. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Norfolk, Va., November 2, 1965 (age 78 years, 0 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Wiley McDonald Kear (1851-1932) and Malinda (Romig) Kear (1853-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Worth Kern, Jr. (1900-1971) — also known as John W. Kern — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., July 7, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; superior court judge in Indiana, 1931-34; mayor of Indianapolis, Ind., 1935-37; resigned 1937. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. At age 8, his legs were paralyzed by polio. Died January 29, 1971 (age 70 years, 206 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Worth Kern and Araminta Cooper Kern (1866?-1951); married, April 30, 1927, to Bernice Winn.
  Political family: Kern family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  Robert Edward Kersting (b. 1916) — also known as Robert Kersting — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, August 26, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; test pilot and executive, Howard Aircraft Co.; president, Red Rock Ranches and Arizona Aviation Co.; secretary, treasurer, director, Savage Industries, Inc., Sun States Land and Development Co.; director, general counsel, Insurance Corporation of America; president, general counsel, Yavapai Hotels Corp.; director, Prescott Utilities Corp.; member of Arizona Democratic State Central Committee, 1951-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1956 (alternate), 1960. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Moose; Fraternal Order of Police. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Henry Kersting and Eva (Schaub) Kersting; married, February 29, 1968, to Fracine Bassett.
  William Sterling Byrd Lacy (1910-1979) — also known as William S. B. Lacy — of Virginia; Washington, D.C. Born in Mesa, Mesa County, Colo., February 5, 1910. Secretary to U.S. Sen Alva B. Adams, 1933-34; economist; U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, 1955. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in 1979 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sterling Byrd Lacy (1882-1955) and Della Margaret (Lumsden) Lacy; married, July 24, 1935, to Margaret Agnes Innes; married, September 24, 1943, to Kirsten Magelssen.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Edwin Freemont Ladd (1859-1925) — also known as Edwin F. Ladd — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Starks, Somerset County, Maine, December 13, 1859. Republican. Chemist; college professor; president, North Dakota Agricultural College (now North Dakota State University), 1916-21; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1921-25; died in office 1925. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., June 22, 1925 (age 65 years, 191 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Ladd and Rosilla (Locke) Ladd; married, August 16, 1893, to Rizpah Sprogle.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Alf M. Landon Alfred Mossman Landon (1887-1987) — also known as Alf M. Landon — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in West Middlesex, Mercer County, Pa., September 9, 1887. Republican. Oil producer; Governor of Kansas, 1933-37; candidate for President of the United States, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948. Methodist. English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., October 12, 1987 (age 100 years, 33 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Anne (Mossman) Landon (1855-1914) and John Manuel Landon (1856-1938); married, January 9, 1915, to Margaret Euphemia Fleming (1889-1918); married, January 15, 1930, to Theo Cobb (1898-1996); father of Nancy Josephine Landon (who married Howard Henry Baker, Jr. (1925-2014)).
  Political family: Baker-Dirksen family of Huntsville and Alcoa, Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: Frederick Andrew Seaton
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Alfred M. Landon: America at the Crossroads
  Books about Alfred M. Landon: Donald R. McCoy, Landon of Kansas
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)
  Frank Charles Lee (b. 1891) — also known as Frank C. Lee — of Salida, Chaffee County, Colo. Born in Norfolk, Madison County, Neb., August 14, 1891. Jeweler; watchmaker; U.S. Vice Consul in Bordeaux, 1916; Petrograd, 1916-18; Moscow, 1918; Malmo, 1918; U.S. Consul in Bradford, 1923-25; U.S. Consul General in Singapore, 1927-29; Halifax, 1930-31; Prague, 1931-34. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Lee and Agnes (Greenwald) Lee; married, November 17, 1923, to Olga Pilson.
  Joshua Bryan Lee (1892-1967) — also known as Josh Lee — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in Childersburg, Talladega County, Ala., January 23, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1935-37; U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1937-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940, 1956 (alternate). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Mu Alpha; Freemasons. Died August 10, 1967 (age 75 years, 199 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Norman, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Bailey Lee (b. 1873) — also known as T. Bailey Lee — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; Burley, Cassia County, Idaho. Born in Mocksville, Davie County, N.C., August 10, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Cassia County Prosecuting Attorney, 1908-12; district judge in Idaho 11th District, 1921-26, 1935-36; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1926-33; appointed 1926; chief justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1931-32. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Drayton Lee and Sarah Ann (Bailey) Lee; married, November 4, 1907, to Irene Teasdale.
Herbert H. Lehman Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963) — also known as Herbert H. Lehman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1878. Democrat. Director, Consolidated Cotton Duck Co., Imperial Cotton Co., U.S. Cotton Duck Co., Washington Mills; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1929-32; Governor of New York, 1933-42; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949-57; defeated, 1946. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Gamma Delta; Americans for Democratic Action. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1963; inducted into the Jewish-American Hall of Fame in 1974. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1963 (age 85 years, 252 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Irving Lehman; married, April 28, 1910, to Edith Louise Altschul (1880-1976); father of Peter Lehman (1917-1944; killed on active duty in World War II); uncle of Elinor Fatman Morgenthau; granduncle of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019), Orin Lehman and John Langeloth Loeb, Jr..
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Nathan R. Sobel — Thomas L. J. Corcoran
  Lehman College, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Thomas R. Marshall Thomas Riley Marshall (1854-1925) — also known as Thomas R. Marshall — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Born in North Manchester, Wabash County, Ind., March 14, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Governor of Indiana, 1909-13; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1912; Vice President of the United States, 1913-21. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta. Coined the saying: "What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar.". Died, from the effects of a heart attack, in his room at the Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1925 (age 71 years, 79 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel M. Marshall and Martha A. (Patterson) Marshall; married, October 2, 1895, to Lois Irene Kimsey and Lois Irene Kimsey (1873-1958).
  The city of Marshall, Alaska, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  Harvey Lee Milbourne (1895-1966) — also known as Harvey L. Milbourne — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., May 10, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Amoy, 1919-20, 1927-28; Swatow, 1920; Tsinan, 1920-24; Tientsin, 1925-26; U.S. Consul in Hankow, 1928-29; Cologne, 1930-32; Quebec City, 1932; Windsor, 1936-41; Calcutta, 1941; SAINT Lucia, 1941; Chungking, 1943-46. Baptist. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died March 16, 1966 (age 70 years, 310 days). Interment at Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Lodowic Ralph Milbourne and Virginia (Strickler) Milbourne; married, May 31, 1932, to Helen Victoria Pasderin.
  MacNeil Mitchell (1905-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., July 18, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1938-46 (New York County 10th District 1938-44, New York County 1st District 1945-46); member of New York state senate 20th District, 1947-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died of pneumonia at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1996 (age 91 years, 152 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Conn.
  Leland Burnette Morris (1886-1950) — also known as Leland B. Morris — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Fort Clark, Kinney County, Tex., February 7, 1886. Foreign Service officer; interpreter; U.S. Vice Consul in Smyrna, as of 1914-17; U.S. Consul in Salonika, as of 1919-22; Cologne, as of 1926; Athens, as of 1927-29; U.S. Consul General in Athens, as of 1932; Alexandria, as of 1938; U.S. Minister to Iceland, 1942-44; U.S. Ambassador to Iran, 1944-45. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in 1950 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Harry Whinna Nice III (b. 1935) — also known as Harry W. Nice III — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 9, 1935. Investment banker; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Baltimore city 3rd District, 1967-70. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 1970.
  Relatives: Son of Ann (Barnes) Nice (c.1909-1995) and Deeley K. Nice; married, August 26, 1961, to Mary Anne Lohmeyr; grandnephew of Harry Whinna Nice (1877-1941).
  Political family: Nice family of Baltimore, Maryland.
  Meredith Nicholson (1866-1947) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., December 9, 1866. Democrat. Member of Indiana Democratic State Committee, 1930-32; U.S. Minister to Paraguay, 1933-35; Venezuela, 1935; Nicaragua, 1938-41; novelist; poet. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 21, 1947 (age 81 years, 12 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Willis Nicholson (1826-1894) and Emily Ellen (Meredith) Nicholson (1842-1914); married, June 16, 1896, to Eugenie Kountze (1867-1931); married, September 20, 1933, to Dorothy (Wolfe) Lannon; third cousin thrice removed of St. Clair Ballard and Lewis Ballard (1826-1906).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Val Nolan (b. 1892) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., February 21, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, 1933-40. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John J. Nolan (1860?-1937) and Valentine F. (FitzWilliam) Nolan; married, October 4, 1917, to Jeannette Covert.
  Frank Lewis O'Bannon (1930-2003) — also known as Frank L. O'Bannon — of Indiana. Born in Corydon, Harrison County, Ind., January 30, 1930. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state senate, 1971-89; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1989-97; Governor of Indiana, 1997-2003; died in office 2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion. Suffered a major stroke, and subsequently died, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 2003 (age 73 years, 226 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, Ind.; statue at Old Courthouse Square, Corydon, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Faith (Dropsey) O'Bannon and Robert Presley O'Bannon; married, August 18, 1957, to Judith Mae 'Judy' Asmus; grandson of Lew O'Bannon; descendant *** of Presley Neville O'Bannon (1776-1850).
  Political family: O'Bannon family of Corydon, Indiana.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Barratt O'Hara Barratt O'Hara (1882-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., April 28, 1882. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1913-17; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1915; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for Governor of Illinois, 1920; U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1949-51, 1953-69; defeated, 1938 (at-large), 1950 (2nd District). Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Washington, D.C., August 11, 1969 (age 87 years, 105 days). Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Hara (1848?-?) and Mary (Barratt) O'Hara; married 1906 to Florence M. Hoffman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Owen Hendricks Page, Jr. (1915-1999) — also known as Owen H. Page, Jr. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., September 11, 1915. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Chatham County, 1949-52; member of Georgia state senate 1st District, 1955-56. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, in Hospice Savannah, Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., January 8, 1999 (age 83 years, 119 days). Interment at Greenwich Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Delores Tuttle.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Calvert Goosley Peebles (b. 1870) — also known as C. G. Peebles — of Jackson, Northampton County, N.C. Born in Jackson, Northampton County, N.C., September 13, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Jackson, N.C. 1893-94; member of North Carolina state senate 3rd District, 1913-14. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Wallace Peebles and Margaret Rebecca (Goosley) Peebles; married 1908 to Julia Southall Bowen.
  Edred Joseph Pennell (1890-1949) — also known as Edred J. Pennell — of Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pa.; Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pa. Born in Mifflintown, Juniata County, Pa., December 29, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Rotary. Died November 22, 1949 (age 58 years, 328 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank M. M. Pennell (1862-1936) and Ida (McCanley) Pennell (1863-1928); married to Ruth Glenn Pennell (1893-1989).
  George Arthur Rathbun (1884-1958) — of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Mich.; Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich.; Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla. Born in Dundee, Monroe County, Mich., May 30, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 39th Circuit, 1930-53; resigned 1953. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Rotary; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died February 16, 1958 (age 73 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George H. Rathbun and Sarah A. (Prindle) Rathbun; married 1908 to Leila M. Geddes.
Bill Ratliff William Roark Ratliff (b. 1936) — also known as Bill Ratliff — of Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Tex. Born August 16, 1936. Republican. Civil engineer; member of Texas state senate 1st District, 1989-2004; resigned 2004; Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 2000-03. United Methodist. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Phi Gamma Delta. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Married to Sally Sandlin; father of Bennett Ratliff (1961-) and Robert Thomas Ratliff.
  Political family: Ratliff family of Texas.
  See also Wikipedia article — Texas Legislators Past & Present
  Image source: Texas Legislative Reference Library
  Henry Frazier Reams (1897-1971) — also known as Frazier Reams — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., January 15, 1897. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (alternate), 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1948, 1956; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1951-55. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., September 15, 1971 (age 74 years, 243 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Armington Robins (1884-1970) — also known as Charles A. Robins — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Born in Defiance, Shelby County, Iowa, December 8, 1884. Republican. Physician; member of Idaho state senate, 1938-44; Governor of Idaho, 1947-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Medical Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis. Died September 20, 1970 (age 85 years, 286 days). Interment at Lewis and Clark Memorial Gardens, Lewiston, Idaho.
  Walter Vergil Ross (b. 1896) — also known as Walter V. Ross — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Henry, Franklin County, Va., September 7, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney; chair of Mercer County Democratic Party, 1929-32; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1941-48, 1963-64. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Lee Ross and Annie E. (Frith) Ross; married to Katherine McClung.
  David Edward Satterfield III (1920-1988) — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., December 2, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1960-64; U.S. Representative from Virginia 3rd District, 1965-81. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta. Died September 30, 1988 (age 67 years, 303 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Edward Satterfield, Jr. (1894-1946).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Winfield Aldrich Schuster (1906-1983) — also known as Winfield A. Schuster — of East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass. Born in East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., July 17, 1906. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 7th District, 1932-36; appointed 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member, Elks; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, of leukemia, November, 1983 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Douglas, Mass.
  Samuel Shethar (c.1887-1940) — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, about 1887. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; hat manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston; defeated, 1930; elected 1932. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. Died in Weston, Fairfield County, Conn., April 25, 1940 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Hall Shethar and Agnes (Nesmuth) Shethar.
  Asa Evans Stratton, Jr. (1844-1921) — also known as Asa E. Stratton — of Brazoria County, Tex.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Panola County, Miss., January 13, 1844. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Brazoria County Judge; Brazoria County Attorney; member of Texas state senate 10th District, 1880-84; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, 1884-85; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1888; candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., April 26, 1921 (age 77 years, 103 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Evans Stratton (1798-1877) and Amanda Ann (Gibbons) Stratton (died 1847); married, February 7, 1867, to Louisa Henrietta Waldman (1846-1895); married, September 27, 1904, to Ina (Lee) Smith (1864-1956); second cousin once removed of Charles Turner, Jr. (1760-1839).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Amos Leavitt Taylor (b. 1877) — also known as Amos L. Taylor — of Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Danbury, Merrimack County, N.H., February 22, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1932; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1924-49; secretary of Massachusetts Republican Party, 1927-28; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1929-32. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Gamma Eta Gamma; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Leavitt Taylor and Nellie Jane (Martin) Taylor; married, June 16, 1906, to Myra Lillian Fairbank (died 1944); married to Caroline W. Dudley.
  Clyde C. Trager — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 18th District, 1945-57; defeated, 1936, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Phi Gamma Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Allen Trovillion (b. 1926) — of Winter Park, Orange County, Fla. Born in Winter Park, Orange County, Fla., May 1, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Winter Park, Fla., 1962-67; member of Florida state house of representatives 36th District, 1995-. Christian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Rotary; Jaycees. Still living as of 1999.
  Thomas Waaland (b. 1911) — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Stavanger, Norway, May 22, 1911. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; glass manufacturing executive; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Tau Beta Pi; Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Waaland and Anna Marie (Simonsen) Waaland; married, April 30, 1938, to Jean McKinley.
  Ralph Waverly Wallace (b. 1900) — also known as Ralph W. Wallace — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in El Reno, Canadian County, Okla., August 27, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1935-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Member, American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William McChesney Wallace and Helen (Clayton) Wallace; married 1925 to Margaret Bowie.
  J. E. Watson (b. 1917) — also known as Ned Watson — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., November 8, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; manufacturer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1953-56, 1959-70; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Elks; Moose; Izaak Walton League; Fraternal Order of Police; Phi Gamma Delta; American Judicature Society; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Reserve Officers Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. E. Watson, Jr. and Eleanor (Blackford) Watson; married, May 5, 1942, to Altidel Weager.
G. Mennen Williams Gerhard Mennen Williams (1911-1988) — also known as G. Mennen Williams; "Soapy" — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 23, 1911. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Michigan, 1949-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1966; U.S. Ambassador to Philippines, 1968-69; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1971-86; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1983-86. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Eagles; Elks; Moose; Amvets; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Order of Ahepa; Grange; Americans for Democratic Action; United World Federalists. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 2, 1988 (age 76 years, 344 days). Interment at Protestant Cemetery, Mackinac Island, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Phillips Williams and Elma Christina (Mennen) Williams; married, June 26, 1937, to Nancy Lace Quirk (sister of Daniel Trowbridge Quirk (1903-1969)).
  Cross-reference: Frederick E. Tripp — William W. Voisine
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
Pliny W. Williamson Pliny W. Williamson — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Russellville, Brown County, Ohio. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1935-58 (25th District 1935-44, 31st District 1945-58). Presbyterian; later Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Phi Gamma Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Ralph H. Young (1889-1962) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Crown Point, Lake County, Ind., December 17, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; athletic coach; Michigan State College athletic director; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1957-62; died in office 1962. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Phi Gamma Delta. Elected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 23, 1962 (age 72 years, 37 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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