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  LeRoy Hagen Anderson (1906-1991) — also known as LeRoy H. Anderson — of Conrad, Pondera County, Mont. Born in Ellendale, Dickey County, N.Dak., February 2, 1906. Democrat. Rancher; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1947-48; member of Montana state senate, 1949-56, 1967; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956; U.S. Representative from Montana 2nd District, 1957-61; defeated, 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Lions; Tau Beta Pi; Pi Kappa Delta; Alpha Chi Sigma; Pi Kappa Alpha; American Chemical Society. Died, in a hospital at Conrad, Pondera County, Mont., September 25, 1991 (age 85 years, 235 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter John Anderson and Gena (Hagen) Anderson; married, October 19, 1929, to Jessie Viola Taylor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sigurd Anderson (1904-1990) — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Arendal, Norway, January 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Day County State's Attorney, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; South Dakota state attorney general, 1947-51; member of South Dakota Republican State Executive Committee, 1947-48; Governor of South Dakota, 1951-55; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1955-64; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1970. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, from prostate cancer and pneumonia, in Lake Area Hospital, Webster, Day County, S.Dak., December 21, 1990 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment at Webster Cemetery, Webster, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Bertha (Broten) Anderson (1874-1946) and Karl August Anderson (1879-1961); married, April 3, 1937, to Vivian Dall Walz (1911-1981).
  See also NNDB dossier — 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
  Allen Jay Beermann (b. 1940) — also known as Allen J. Beermann — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, January 14, 1940. Lawyer; secretary of state of Nebraska, 1971-. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Elks; American Judicature Society; Pi Kappa Delta; Phi Alpha Delta; Newcomen Society. Still living as of 2001.
  Lyle H. Boren (1909-1992) — of Seminole, Seminole County, Okla. Born near Waxahachie, Ellis County, Tex., May 11, 1909. Democrat. School teacher; merchant; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 4th District, 1937-47; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Church of Christ. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Rotary; American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 2, 1992 (age 83 years, 52 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mark Lattimar Boren and Nannie Mae (Weatherall) Boren; married, December 26, 1936, to Christine McKown; father of David Lyle Boren; grandfather of David Daniel Boren (1973-).
  Political family: Boren family of Seminole, Oklahoma.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Carl Brablec Carl Brablec (1908-1986) — of Lenawee County, Mich.; Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Ogden Township, Lenawee County, Mich., September 24, 1908. Democrat. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; justice of the peace; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Lenawee County, 1936; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1958-66. Methodist. Moravian ancestry. Member, Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Freemasons. Died in 1986 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1937 to Dorothy Margaret Kanous.
  Carl Brablec High School, in Roseville, Michigan, is named for him.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Ralph Gilmour Brooks (1898-1960) — also known as Ralph G. Brooks — of Wymore, Gage County, Neb. Born in Eustis, Frontier County, Neb., July 6, 1898. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1942; Governor of Nebraska, 1959-60; died in office 1960. Member, Lions; Freemasons; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Kappa Delta. Died September 9, 1960 (age 62 years, 65 days). Interment at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Hansford Brooks and Tina S. (Olson) Brooks; married, December 24, 1934, to Darleene L. Day (born 1907).
  Cross-reference: Robert B. Conrad
  See also NNDB dossier
  Ben Hill Brown, Jr. (1914-1989) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., February 8, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Istanbul, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Alpha Order; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in 1989 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ben Hill Brown (1872?-?) and Clara Twitty (Colcock) Brown; married, March 3, 1940, to Barbara Bothwell Burt.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Howard Robert Carroll (1907-2000) — also known as Howard R. Carroll — of Van Dyke (now part of Warren), Macomb County, Mich.; Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Ovid Township, Clinton County, Mich., July 24, 1907. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1943-44, 1947-54 (Macomb County 1943-44, Macomb County 1st District 1947-54); defeated in primary, 1984; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944; circuit judge in Michigan 16th Circuit, 1956-77; defeated, 1944; candidate in primary for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 2nd District, 1964. Member, Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Nu Phi. Died January 10, 2000 (age 92 years, 170 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Carroll and Cora Carroll; married to Ercel G. Oliver.
  Francis Higbee Case (1896-1962) — also known as Francis Case — of Custer, Custer County, S.Dak. Born in Everly, Clay County, Iowa, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; newspaper editor and publisher; rancher; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1937-51; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1951-62; died in office 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956 (speaker). Methodist. Member, American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Acacia; Elks; Rotary. Died, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1962 (age 65 years, 195 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Herbert Llywellen Case and Mary Ellen (Grannis) Case; married, August 19, 1926, to Myrle Lucille Graves.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carl Thomas Curtis (1905-2000) — also known as Carl T. Curtis — of Minden, Kearney County, Neb. Born near Minden, Kearney County, Neb., March 15, 1905. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; Kearney County Attorney, 1931-34; U.S. Representative from Nebraska, 1939-55 (4th District 1939-43, 1st District 1943-55); U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1955-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1964, 1976. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Rotary; Theta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, of congestive heart failure, at Bryan-LGH Medical Center West, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., January 24, 2000 (age 94 years, 315 days). Interment at Minden Cemetery, Minden, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Frank O. Curtis and Alberta Mae (Smith) Curtis; married, June 6, 1931, to Lois Wylie-Atwater.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Marion Price Daniel (1910-1988) — also known as Price Daniel — of Liberty, Liberty County, Tex. Born in Dayton, Liberty County, Tex., October 10, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1939-45; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1943-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1948, 1964; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Texas state attorney general, 1947-53; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1953-57; Governor of Texas, 1957-63; justice of Texas state supreme court, 1971-; appointed 1971. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen; Sigma Delta Chi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, from a stroke, in Liberty, Liberty County, Tex., August 25, 1988 (age 77 years, 320 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Liberty County, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Marion Price Daniel and Nannie (Partlow) Daniel; brother of William Partlow Daniel (1915-2006); married, June 28, 1940, to Jean Houston Baldwin (second great-granddaughter of Samuel Houston); father of Marion Price Daniel, Jr..
  Political family: Daniel-Houston family of Texas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Price Daniel: Dan Murph, Texas Giant: The Life of Price Daniel
  Clarence Alba Davis (1892-1974) — also known as Clarence A. Davis — of Holdrege, Phelps County, Neb.; Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Beaver City, Furnas County, Neb., November 21, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; Nebraska state attorney general, 1919-23; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in May, 1974 (age 81 years, 0 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Beaver City, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Milburn Davis and Nannie (Gelvin) Davis; married, August 2, 1916, to Florence Wells (1892-1970); grandfather of Thomas M. Davis III (1949-).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Scott Everton (1908-2003) — of Pleasantville, Westchester County, N.Y.; Istanbul, Turkey; Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., March 7, 1908. Minister; college professor; president, Kalamazoo College, 1949-53; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1961-63; president of Robert College (now Bogazici University), Istanbul, Turkey, 1968-71. Baptist; later Congregationalist. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Delta. Died January 23, 2003 (age 94 years, 322 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Everton and Bertha Ethel Mabel (Scott) Everton; married, June 11, 1935, to Margaret Isabel Meader.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Alfred Hannah (1902-1991) — also known as John A. Hannah — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., October 9, 1902. Republican. Agricultural extension agent; president of Michigan State College, 1941-55, and Michigan State University, 1955-69; director, Motor Wheel Corporation, Michigan Bell Telephone Company, American Bank and Trust Company, and Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 14th Senatorial District, 1961-62. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Newcomen Society; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Delta Chi; Pi Kappa Delta; Alpha Zeta. Died in 1991 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Wilfred Steele Hannah and Mary Ellen (Malone) Hannah; married to Sarah May Shaw.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Karl Harold Phillip LeVander (1910-1992) — also known as Harold LeVander — of South St. Paul, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Swede Home, Polk County, Neb., October 10, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Minnesota, 1967-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1968. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., March 30, 1992 (age 81 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Peter Magni LeVander; married to Iantha Powrie.
  Cross-reference: David F. Durenberger
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Herbert Carlyle Libby (1878-1965) — also known as Herbert C. Libby — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Burnham, Waldo County, Maine, December 28, 1878. Republican. Editor; superintendent of schools; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1926-27. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta; Zeta Psi. Died in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, February 27, 1965 (age 86 years, 61 days). Interment at Waterville Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac C. Libby (1837-1899) and Helen M. (Green) Libby (1839-1909); married, December 21, 1912, to Mabel Esther Dunn (1882-1978).
  Curtis Daniel MacDougall (1903-1985) — also known as Curtis D. MacDougall — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., February 11, 1903. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1944. Member, Sigma Delta Chi; Pi Delta Epsilon; Pi Kappa Delta; Acacia. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., November 10, 1985 (age 82 years, 272 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Gilbert Thomas MacDougall and Isabella (McCollum) MacDougall; married to Genevieve Rockwood.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Henry Michel (1923-2017) — also known as Robert H. Michel — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., March 2, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Harold Velde, 1949-56; U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1957-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1968, 1972. Member, Order of Ahepa; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Amvets; Sigma Nu; Pi Kappa Delta; Purple Heart; Jaycees. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 17, 2017 (age 93 years, 352 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles John Michel; married, December 26, 1948, to Corinne Woodruff.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Karl Earl Mundt (1900-1974) — also known as Karl E. Mundt — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born in Humboldt, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., June 3, 1900. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1939-48; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1948-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Izaak Walton League; Kiwanis; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died in Washington, D.C., August 16, 1974 (age 74 years, 74 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Madison, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of F. J. Mundt and Rose E. Mundt; married 1924 to Mary Moses.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alvin Edward O'Konski (1904-1987) — also known as Alvin E. O'Konski — of Mercer, Iron County, Wis.; Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis. Born near Kewaunee, Kewaunee County, Wis., May 26, 1904. Republican. School teacher; college professor; superintendent of schools; newspaper publisher; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 1st District, 1934; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1943-73; defeated, 1972; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1957; owner of WOSA and WLIN radio stations; president, WAEO television station, Rhinelander, Wis. Member, Pi Kappa Delta. Died in Kewaunee, Kewaunee County, Wis., July 8, 1987 (age 83 years, 43 days). Interment at St. Hedwig's Cemetery, Kewaunee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Frank O'Konski and Antonia (Paska) O'Konski; married, August 26, 1935, to Veronica Hemming.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Crane William O'Neill (1916-1978) — also known as C. William O'Neill — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, February 14, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1939-50; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1947-48; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Ohio state attorney general, 1951-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (speaker), 1956; Governor of Ohio, 1957-59; defeated, 1958; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1960. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Upsilon; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Grange; Elks; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died August 20, 1978 (age 62 years, 187 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Thompson O'Neill and Jessie (Arnold) O'Neill; married, July 29, 1945, to Betty Estelle Hewson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Vincent J. Petitpren (b. 1927) — also known as Vince Petitpren — of Wayne, Wayne County, Mich.; Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., September 24, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; school teacher; president, Wayne Federation of Teachers, 1958-60; vice-president, Michigan Federation of Teachers, 1962-64; university professor; member of Michigan state house of representatives 37th District, 1965-70; defeated in primary, 1972 (37th District), 1984 (38th District); Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1976. Member, American Federation of Teachers; American Association of University Professors; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Kiwanis; Pi Kappa Delta. Still living as of 1984.
  Stanley Maurice Powell (1898-1988) — also known as Stanley M. Powell — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Born in Ionia, Ionia County, Mich., July 7, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1931-32, 1965-78 (Ionia County 1931-32, 89th District 1965-72, 88th District 1973-78); defeated, 1932; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Ionia County, 1961-62. Baptist. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Alpha Zeta. Died in Ionia County, Mich., August 25, 1988 (age 90 years, 49 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Ionia, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alice (Waterbury) Powell (1866-1947) and Herbert Ernest Powell (1866-1954); married to Eleanor Grace Partridge (1902-1994).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Lee Reeves, Jr. (1906-1987) — also known as Albert L. Reeves, Jr. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Steelville, Crawford County, Mo., May 31, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Pi Kappa Delta; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., April 15, 1987 (age 80 years, 319 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Francis Church, Pauma Valley, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Lee Reeves (1873-1971) and Martha (Ferguson) Reeves; married, October 3, 1935, to Eleanor Louise Glasner.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Laurence Warren Robinson (1883-1959) — also known as L. W. Robinson — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Born near Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak., June 17, 1883. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta. Died in Davison County, S.Dak., January 24, 1959 (age 75 years, 221 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Parker, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Tremaine Robinson and Emma Frances (Fisher) Robinson; married, June 28, 1911, to Myrtle Fisher (1880-1921); married, March 17, 1924, to Helen Dudley.
  Epitaph: "Service Above Self."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Ralph Scales (b. 1919) — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla.; Stillwater, Payne County, Okla. Born in Jay, Delaware County, Okla., May 27, 1919. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; university professor; president, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1951-65; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1956. Baptist. Member, American Historical Association; American Political Science Association; American Association of University Professors; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Kappa Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Grover Scales and Kate (Whitley) Scales; married, August 4, 1944, to Elizabeth Ann Randel.
  Frederick Andrew Seaton (1909-1974) — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan.; Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1909. Republican. Radio announcer; sports reporter; editor, manager, and publisher of newspapers; vice-chair of Kansas Republican Party, 1934-37; campaign secretary for Gov. Alfred M. Landon, 1936; member of Nebraska unicameral legislature, 1945-49; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1951-52; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1956-61; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1962. Methodist or Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; Navy League; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Beta Theta Pi; Pi Kappa Delta. Recipient, Medal of Freedom. Died in St. Mary's Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., January 16, 1974 (age 64 years, 36 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Fay Noble Seaton and Dorothea Elizabeth (Schmidt) Seaton; married, January 23, 1931, to Gladys Hope Dowd.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Cecil H. Underwood Cecil Harland Underwood (1922-2008) — also known as Cecil H. Underwood — of Sistersville, Tyler County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va.; Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Josephs Mills, Tyler County, W.Va., November 5, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; minister; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1945-56; Governor of West Virginia, 1957-61, 1997-2001; defeated, 1964, 1976, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1960 (Temporary Chair), 1972, 2000; candidate for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Junior Order; Kiwanis; Pi Kappa Delta; Farm Bureau. He was both the youngest (in 1957) and the oldest (in 2001) governor in West Virginia history. Died, following a series of strokes, in Memorial Hospital of the Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 24, 2008 (age 86 years, 19 days). His body was donated to the School of Medicine at Marshall University. Cenotaph at Spring Hill Cemetery, Josephs Mills, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of S. H. Underwood and Della (Forrester) Underwood; married, July 25, 1948, to Hovah Hall (1919-2004); father of Cecilia Underwood (1932?-).
  Campaign slogan (1996): "Better Government, Not Bigger Government."
  Epitaph: "They gave their lives in service to others and their bodies in death to science."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Robert C. Underwood (b. 1915) — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Gardner, Grundy County, Ill., October 27, 1915. Lawyer; county judge in Illinois, 1946-62; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1962-84 (3rd District 1962-63, 4th District 1964-84). Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Rotary; Sigma Chi; Sigma Delta Kappa; Pi Kappa Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
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