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Chester A. Arthur Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886) — also known as Chester A. Arthur; Chester Abell Arthur; "The Gentleman Boss"; "His Accidency"; "Elegant Arthur"; "Our Chet"; "Dude President" — of New York. Born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1870-78; New York Republican state chair, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880; Vice President of the United States, 1881; President of the United States, 1881-85; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1884. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion; Psi Upsilon; Union League. Died, of Bright's disease and a cerebral hemorrhage, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1886 (age 57 years, 44 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.; statue at Madison Square Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Arthur (1796-1875) and Malvina (Stone) Arthur (1802-1869); married, October 25, 1859, to Ellen Lewis "Nell" Herndon (1837-1880); fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Flanders (1816-1896) and Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell.
  Political families: Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur County, Neb. is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Chester A. HeitmanChester Arthur PikeChester A. Johnson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Chester A. Arthur: Thomas C. Reeves, Gentleman Boss : The Life of Chester Alan Arthur — Justus D. Doenecke, The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur — George Frederick Howe, Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics — Zachary Karabell, Chester Alan Arthur — Paul Joseph, Chester Arthur (for young readers)
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Gordon Auchincloss (c.1887-1943) — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1887. Lawyer; assistant treasurer, Democratic National Committee, 1916; secretary to his father-in-law, Col. Edward M. House, during negotiations of the Armistice in 1918 and the Paris Peace Conference in 1919; director, Chase National Bank and International Paper Company; bankruptcy trustee and receiver. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from Hodgkin's disease, in the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1943 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss and Maria La Grange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976); married to Janet House; grandson of Samuel Sloan; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Steven Beckwith Ayres (1861-1929) — also known as Steven B. Ayres — of New York. Born in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, October 27, 1861. Newspaper editor; real estate business; advertising business; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1911-13; defeated (Progressive), 1914. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, in Park West Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1929 (age 67 years, 217 days). Interment at Clearwater Municipal Cemetery, Clearwater, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Ayres and Artemisia (Dunlap) Ayres.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1894-1985) — also known as H. Malcolm Baldrige — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., June 23, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924, 1928; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1931-33; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Psi Upsilon; Kiwanis. Died in Southbury, New Haven County, Conn., January 19, 1985 (age 90 years, 210 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928) and Letitia Blanche (Coffey) Baldrige (1868-1947); married, November 25, 1921, to Regina Connell; father of Howard Malcolm Baldrige; nephew of Thomas Jackson Baldrige; grandnephew of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige; great-grandson of Joseph Baldrige; first cousin once removed of William Lovell Baldrige; second cousin twice removed of Carl Clifford Baldrige.
  Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Madison Barrett, Sr. (1852-1929) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in La Salle County, Ill., February 7, 1852. Member of Indiana state senate, 1887-89. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Psi Upsilon. Died in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., May 1, 1929 (age 77 years, 83 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Lucien S. Bayliss (b. 1869) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 2, 1869. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1897. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Theodore Thomas Baylor (b. 1866) — also known as Theodore T. Baylor — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hampton, Hunterdon County, N.J., February 24, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for New York state treasurer, 1918, 1920. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Henry Rutgers Beekman (1845-1900) — also known as Henry R. Beekman — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 8, 1845. Lawyer; New York City Park Commissioner, 1885-87; president, New York City Board of Aldermen, 1887-88; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1888-89; superior court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Dutch ancestry. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1900 (age 55 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Beekman and Catharine A. Beekman; married 1870 to Isabella Lawrence.
  Augustus Witschief Bennet (1897-1983) — also known as Augustus W. Bennet — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1945-47. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., June 5, 1983 (age 85 years, 241 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Stiles Bennet (1870-1962) and Gertrude (Witschief) Bennet (1872-1959); married, October 19, 1929, to Maxine Layne (1906-1991).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Raymond Berry (1901-1982) — also known as J. Raymond Berry — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Summit, Union County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 30, 1901. Lawyer; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1941. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died February 24, 1982 (age 80 years, 178 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of James Aloysius Berry and Frances Irene (Heery) Berry; married, October 3, 1928, to Adelaide Cecilia Poulsono.
  Joseph Robinette Biden III (1969-2015) — also known as Beau Biden — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 3, 1969. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 2007-15; major in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Catholic. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from brain cancer, in Walter Reed Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 30, 2015 (age 46 years, 116 days). Interment at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Neilia (Hunter) Biden (1942-1972) and Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (1942-).
  Cross-reference: Edward E. Kaufman
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Henry A. Bishop Henry Alfred Bishop (b. 1860) — also known as Henry A. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 4, 1860. Democrat. Ticket agent, purchasing agent, and superintendent of several railroads; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912 (alternate); candidate for secretary of state of Connecticut, 1888; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1904; president, Clapp Fire Resisting Paint Co., Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey Power Co., and Reed Carpet Co.; vice-president, Brady Brass Co., Pacific Iron Works, Connecticut National Bank, and Consolidated Telephone Co.; director, Westchester Street Railway Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; director, Bridgeport Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Psi Upsilon; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop (1865-1920); married, February 6, 1883, to Jessie Alvord Trubee; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Lowell Huntington Brown (1885-1965) — also known as Lowell H. Brown — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 10, 1885. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; engineer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1940; member of New York state senate 28th District, 1945-46; defeated (American Labor), 1946. Protestant. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Psi Upsilon. Died in February, 1965 (age 79 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Joseph Buffington (1855-1947) — of Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa. Born in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pa., September 5, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1892-1906; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1906-38; took senior status 1938. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 21, 1947 (age 92 years, 46 days). Interment somewhere in Kittanning, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Buffington and Margaret Chambers (Orr) Buffington; married, January 29, 1885, to Mary Alice Simonton; married, January 1, 1931, to Mary Fullerton Jones (died 1933).
  See also federal judicial profile
  John M. Burns — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of New York state assembly, 1964-68 (New York County 8th District 1964-65, 71st District 1966, 64th District 1967-68). Christian Scientist. Member, NAACP; American Civil Liberties Union; Psi Upsilon. Still living as of 1968.
Nicholas Murray Butler Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 2, 1862. Republican. University professor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; President of Columbia University, 1901-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1928; co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 1931; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve; blind in his later years. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of bronchio-pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1947 (age 85 years, 249 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry L. Butler and Mary J. (Murray) Butler; married 1887 to Susanna Edwards Schuyler (died 1903); married, March 5, 1907, to Kate La Montagne (sister-in-law of Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930)).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  Campaign slogan (1920): "Pick Nick as President for a Picnic in November."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
  John Thomas Cahill (b. 1903) — also known as John T. Cahill — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 17, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1939-41. Catholic. Member, Psi Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael J. Cahill and Catherine (Cotter) Cahill; married, August 2, 1938, to Grace Pickens.
  Felix Cole (1887-1969) — of Washington, D.C.; Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 12, 1887. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Petrograd, as of 1916-17; U.S. Consul General in Warsaw, as of 1929; Algiers, as of 1938-43; U.S. Minister to Ethiopia, 1945; U.S. Ambassador to Ceylon, 1948-49. Member, Order of the Coif; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1969 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Lee Cole and Kate Dunn (Dewey) Cole; married, October 10, 1916, to T. Imshenetzkaya; married, September 22, 1928, to Marilla C. Cole (cousin).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Francis Shepard Cornell (1899-1985) — also known as F. Shepard Cornell — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Charlottesville, Va. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., July 13, 1899. Republican. Stockbroker; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1940; general manager, Kankakee Works of the A.O. Smith Corporation, manufacturers of water heaters. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Rotary. Died in September, 1985 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Birdsall Cornell (c.1856-1929) and Eleanor (Jackson) Cornell (died 1929); married, February 28, 1923, to Helen Leigh Best; married, May 18, 1933, to Nathalie Lee Laimbeer (divorced); married, July 27, 1943, to Lucille Fraser.
  Alfred Eastlack Driscoll (1902-1975) — also known as Alfred E. Driscoll — of Haddonfield, Camden County, N.J. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 25, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1939-41; Governor of New Jersey, 1947-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948, 1952 (speaker); member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Presbyterian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died March 9, 1975 (age 72 years, 135 days). Interment at Haddonfield Baptist Churchyard, Haddonfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Roble Driscoll and Mattie (Eastlack) Driscoll; married 1932 to Antoinette Ware Tatem.
  The Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway, over the Raritan River, between Sayreville & Woodbridge, New Jersey, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Bartlett Eastman (1882-1944) — also known as Joseph B. Eastman — of Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass.; Washington, D.C. Born in Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y., June 26, 1882. Member, Massachusetts Public Service Commission, 1915-19; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1919-44. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1944 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Huse Eastman (1849-1917) and Lucy (King) Eastman; third cousin once removed of Benjamin C. Eastman; third cousin twice removed of Ira Allen Eastman (1809-1881).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Joseph A. Esquirol Joseph A. Esquirol (b. 1898) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 22, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1928-32; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1933-42. Member, American Legion; Psi Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph H. Esquirol (1872?-?) and Grace E. Esquirol; married to Louise E. Downs.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Harold Pegram Fabian (1885-1975) — also known as Harold P. Fabian — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 1, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1920, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Republican National Committee from Utah, 1928-32. German ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Conservationist; national and state parks advocate. Died December 6, 1975 (age 90 years, 249 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Ferdinand John Fabian and Minnie Stella (Pegram) Fabian; married, October 19, 1910, to Ruth Chapman (died 1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Samuel Fish (b. 1852) — also known as Frederick S. Fish — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 5, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1884; member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1885-87; director and general counsel, Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company; president, Studebaker Vehicle Company; chairman, Studebaker Corporation. Baptist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Fish (D.D.) and Clara (Jones) Fish; married, June 16, 1887, to Grace A. Studebaker.
  Raymond Robert Frazier (1873-1955) — also known as Raymond R. Frazier — of Wisconsin; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Viroqua, Vernon County, Wis., March 21, 1873. Republican. U.S. Consul in Copenhagen, 1902-05; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924. Unitarian. Member, American Bankers Association; Psi Upsilon; Elks. Died October 4, 1955 (age 82 years, 197 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Frazier and Pluma (Powell) Frazier; married, February 22, 1898, to Augusta Wood.
  George Gregg Fuller (1886-1973) — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., October 29, 1886. Officer of telephone companies, 1910-13; served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; U.S. Vice Consul in Oslo, 1920-21; Trondheim, 1921; Malmo, 1921; Reval, 1921-22; Jerusalem, 1923; Bushire, 1923-24; Teheran, 1924-26; Berlin, 1926-27; U.S. Consul in Niagara Falls, 1927-28; Kingston, 1928-33; Winnipeg, as of 1938-43; SAINT John, as of 1943-44; Antwerp, as of 1944-45; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Consul General in Tunis, as of 1946-48. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died March 12, 1973 (age 86 years, 134 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of George R. Fuller and Helen (Gregg) Fuller; married, February 27, 1926, to Therese Alston Williams.
  Edwin Louis Garvin (1877-1960) — also known as Edwin L. Garvin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 25, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; special sessions court judge in New York, 1915-18; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1918-25; receiver, New York, Westchester & Boston Railway, 1937; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1941-47; defeated, 1920. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died, in Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Bellport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., 1960 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Chauncey Garvin and Caroline (Selover) Garvin; married, November 22, 1904, to Ida Elizabeth Crane (sister of Frederick Evan Crane (1869-1947)).
  William West Grant, Jr. (b. 1881) — also known as W. W. Grant, Jr. — of Denver, Colo. Born in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, June 27, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; bank director; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1928; delegate to Colorado convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William West Grant (born 1846) and Mary Adeline (Moseley) Grant; married, November 3, 1906, to Gertrude Hendrie.
  Addison Loomis Green (1862-1942) — also known as Addison L. Green — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 23, 1862. Lawyer; archaeologist; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1894; became involved in the textile business; vice-president, Association of Woolen Manufacturers of America; studied archeological sites in Spain and France with Charles G. Dawes, 1930. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died June 24, 1942 (age 79 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Green and Alvira Eunice (Loomis) Green; married 1890 to Maud Ingersoll Bennett (died 1901); married 1911 to Gertrude Metcalf; father of Addison Bennett Green (born 1891; who married Margaret A. Oldham (1896?-?)) and Marshall Green.
  Theodore Francis Green (1867-1966) — also known as Theodore F. Green — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 2, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1907-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (Honorary Vice-President), 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948, 1952, 1960; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1912; candidate for U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, 1918; Governor of Rhode Island, 1933-37; defeated, 1912, 1928, 1930; member of Democratic National Committee from Rhode Island, 1936-40; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1937-61. Baptist. Member, American Arbitration Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Society of the Cincinnati; American Bar Association. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., May 19, 1966 (age 98 years, 229 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Arnold Green and Cornelia Abby (Burges) Green; grandnephew of Samuel Greene Arnold; great-grandson of James Burrill, Jr.; great-grandnephew of Tristam Burges and Lemuel Hastings Arnold; second great-grandson of Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793).
  Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John A. Notte, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert S. Hale (1889-1976) — also known as Robert Hale — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 29, 1889. Republican. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1923-30; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1929-30; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1943-59; defeated, 1958. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., November 30, 1976 (age 87 years, 1 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence Hale and Margaret (Rollins) Hale (1856-1950); married, April 20, 1922, to Agnes Burke; nephew of Eugene Hale; first cousin of Frederick Hale (1874-1963).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles Humphrey Hamill (b. 1868) — also known as Charles H. Hamill — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 20, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Charles S. Deneen, 1898-1905; member, board of managers, Presbyterian Hospital; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 29th District, 1920-22. Member, American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Economic Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles D. Hamill and Susan Fannie (Walbridge) Hamill; married, May 25, 1910, to Kathleen McDonald Mather-Smith.
  Robert Stockwell Reynolds Hitt (1876-1938) — also known as R. S. Reynolds Hitt — of Mt. Morris, Ogle County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Paris, France, June 7, 1876. U.S. Minister to Panama, 1909-10; Guatemala, 1910-13. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., April 16, 1938 (age 61 years, 313 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Roberts Hitt and Sally (Reynolds) Hitt; married, December 23, 1902, to Edith Romeyn Gray (1883-1964; daughter of John Clinton Gray (1843-1915)).
  Political family: Hitt-Gray family of Mt. Morris, Illinois.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adolph August Hoehling (1868-1941) — also known as Adolph A. Hoehling — of Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 3, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1921-28; resigned 1928; banker. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Washington, D.C., February 17, 1941 (age 72 years, 106 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Adolph August Hoehling (1839-1920; Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy) and Annie (Tilghman) Hoehling (1841-1923); married, June 9, 1906, to Louise G. Carrington (1882-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Moulton Ingraham (b. 1870) — also known as William M. Ingraham — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 2, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Maine, 1907-15; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1915; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1917; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1928; delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cumberland County, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Darius Holbrook Ingraham (1837-?) and Ella (Moulton) Ingraham; married, June 1, 1901, to Jessamine P. Damsel.
  Charles Fletcher Johnson (1859-1930) — also known as Charles F. Johnson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, February 14, 1859. Democrat. School principal; lawyer; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1892, 1894; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1893-94; defeated, 1889, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1904, 1912, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); member of Maine state house of representatives, 1905-07; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1911-17; defeated, 1916; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1916; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1917-29. Unitarian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 15, 1930 (age 71 years, 1 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Johnson and Ruth S. (Boulter) Johnson; married, December 21, 1881, to Abbie W. Britton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Kelly (1854-1937) — of Vulcan, Dickinson County, Mich.; Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 17, 1854. Republican. Mining engineer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912 (alternate), 1916. Presbyterian. Member, Tau Beta Pi; Psi Upsilon; Rotary. Slipped and fell while descending steps, and died nine days later from his injuries, in Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich., October 1, 1937 (age 83 years, 167 days). Interment at Everett Cemetery, Everett, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Kelly (1802-1856) and Arietta A. (Hutton) Kelly (1817-1892); married, June 24, 1886, to Annie Ashcom (1859-1950); nephew of William Kelly (1807-1872).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry B. Ketcham (b. 1865) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 8, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Ketcham (1832-1906) and Augusta A. (Belden) Ketcham; married, September 12, 1889, to Sallie Bray Holman.
  Clarence Evans Kilburn (1893-1975) — also known as Clarence E. Kilburn — of Malone, Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., April 13, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York, 1940-65 (31st District 1940-45, 34th District 1945-53, 33rd District 1953-63, 31st District 1963-65). Methodist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Elks; Freemasons. Died May 20, 1975 (age 82 years, 37 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Morningside Cemetery, Malone, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick D. Kilburn (1854?-?) and Clara (Berry) Kilburn; married, August 16, 1917, to Anne Crooks.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Lansing (1864-1928) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 17, 1864. Lawyer; U.S. Secretary of State, 1915-20. Member, American Political Science Association; Psi Upsilon. Died, of myocarditis, in Washington, D.C., October 30, 1928 (age 64 years, 13 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Lansing (1832-1907) and Maria Lay (Dodge) Lansing (1837-1906); brother of Emma Sterling Lansing; married, January 15, 1890, to Eleanor Foster (1866-1934; daughter of John Watson Foster (1836-1917)); grandson of Robert Lansing; grandnephew of Frederick Lansing (1806-1861); great-grandnephew of John Ten Eyck Lansing, Jr. and Abraham Gerritse Lansing; first cousin once removed of Frederick Lansing (1838-1894); first cousin twice removed of Gerrit Yates Lansing; second cousin once removed of Abraham Lansing and Agnes Phelps Lansing; second cousin four times removed of Abraham Jacob Lansing; third cousin thrice removed of Cornelius Lansing.
  Political families: Lansing family of New York; Foster-Dulles family of Watertown and New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Richard Crane — Thomas Burke
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Milton Leach (1879-1952) — also known as Robert M. Leach — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., April 2, 1879. Republican. Salesman of stoves and ranges; director, Atherton Furniture Co.; director, Burpee Furniture Co.; director, National Shawmut Bank of Boston; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1924-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Unitarian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., February 18, 1952 (age 72 years, 322 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Giles Leach (1849-?) and Agnes Amelia (Robinson) Leach; married, November 28, 1900, to Mary E. Walker (divorced 1939); married 1939 to Florence Mosher; married 1944 to Margaret White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Abram Bennett Macardell (1877-1958) — also known as Abram B. Macardell — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Hope, Orange County, N.Y., July 28, 1877. Democrat. Newspaper editor; mayor of Middletown, N.Y., 1924-29; defeated, 1921. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Moose; Psi Upsilon. Died in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., January 10, 1958 (age 80 years, 166 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Middletown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Macardell (1836-1904) and Esther (Crawford) Macardell (1838-1927); married, June 8, 1908, to Jennie F. Osterbanks (1880-1912); married, June 28, 1926, to Amelia Theresa Ackerman (1881-1953); fourth cousin once removed of Ellsworth Abraham Kellogg (1879-1945).
  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
  Clarence MacGregor (1872-1952) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., September 16, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1908-12; candidate for New York state senate 50th District, 1914; U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1919-28; resigned 1928; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1929-42. Baptist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Knights of Pythias. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 18, 1952 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James W. MacGregor and Harriet (Cratar) MacGregor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rowland Blennerhassett Mahany (1864-1937) — also known as Rowland B. Mahany — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 28, 1864. Newspaper editor; lawyer; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1892-93; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1895-99; defeated (Republican), 1892, 1898, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon. Died in Washington, D.C., May 2, 1937 (age 72 years, 216 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Kean Mahany and Catherine (Reynolds) Mahany.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Hubert Carpenter Mandeville (b. 1867) — also known as Hubert C. Mandeville — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., January 29, 1867. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 41st District, 1915. Member, Freemasons; Psi Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar W. Mandeville and Carri E. Mandeville; married 1892 to Mary F. Stoops.
  Charles Dunsmore Millard (1873-1944) — also known as Charles D. Millard — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., December 1, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1920-37; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1928; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1931-37; resigned 1937; Westchester County Surrogate, 1937-43. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Psi Upsilon. Fearing that he was losing his mind, he jumped from the north end of the Henry Hudson Bridge, and fell 150 feet to his death on the rocks below, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 11, 1944 (age 71 years, 10 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James S. Millard and Elizabeth (Purdy) Millard; married to Ethel Lee Williams (1879-1934); father of Ethel Lee Millard (1912-1997; who married William Pennell Snow (1907-1986)); sixth great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin twice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; second cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston and Maturin Livingston; second cousin four times removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards.
  Political family: Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Hill Morgan (b. 1870) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 30, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1900-03; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1918; trustee, Brooklyn Savings Bank; member advisory committee, Bank of America. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Lancaster Morgan and Alice M. (Hill) Morgan; married, November 10, 1903, to Lelia A. Myers.
  Charles Phelps (1852-1940) — of Rockville, Tolland County, Conn. Born in East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 10, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1885; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1893-94; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1897-99; Connecticut state attorney general, 1899-1903; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Vernon, 1902; Tolland County State's Attorney, 1904-15; bank director. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Odd Fellows; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 3, 1940 (age 87 years, 177 days). Entombed at Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Vernon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Benjamin Clark Phelps (1810-1896) and Sarah Parker (Humphrey) Phelps (1812-1888); married, October 19, 1881, to Leila Loomis Bill (1861-1888); married, March 28, 1900, to Elsie Edith Sykes (1870-1965); second cousin four times removed of Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823) and Jared Ingersoll; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Jared Ingersoll, Joseph Reed Ingersoll, Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Charles Anthony Ingersoll.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Phelps Phelps (1897-1981) — also known as Phelps von Rottenburg — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Newark, Essex County, N.J.; Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J.; Wildwood, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Bonn, Germany, May 4, 1897. Member of New York state assembly, 1924-28, 1937-38 (New York County 10th District 1924-28, New York County 3rd District 1937-38); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1948 (alternate); member of New York state senate 13th District, 1939-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of American Samoa, 1951-52; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1952-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956, 1960, 1964 (alternate); delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Psi Upsilon; Urban League; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League; Delta Theta Phi. Died in Wildwood, Cape May County, N.J., June 10, 1981 (age 84 years, 37 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franz von Rottenburg (1845-1907) and Marian (Phelps) von Rottenburg (1868-1922); nephew of Sheffield Phelps (1864-1902); grandson of William Walter Phelps; great-grandnephew of Norman A. Phelps; third great-grandnephew of Noah Phelps; first cousin once removed of Harold Sheffield Van Buren and Mabel Thorp Boardman; first cousin four times removed of Elisha Phelps; second cousin twice removed of Hiram Bidwell Case; second cousin thrice removed of John Smith Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Amos Pettibone, Jesse Hoyt and George Smith Catlin; eighth great-grandson of Thomas Welles.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Frank Avery Pike (1901-1982) — also known as Frank A. Pike — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Born in Maine, August 9, 1901. Republican. Fish packing business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in Georgetown, Essex County, Mass., December 13, 1982 (age 81 years, 126 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester L. Pike and Charlotte 'Lottie' (Avery) Pike; brother of Doris Pike; married to Katherine Gilson; nephew of Jacob Clark Pike; first cousin of Sumner Tucker Pike and Moses Bernard Pike; third cousin twice removed of Caleb Cushing, James Shepard Pike (1811-1882) and Frederick Augustus Pike; third cousin thrice removed of Smith Thompson.
  Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Spencer G. Prime II (born c.1883) — of Upper Jay, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Upper Jay, Essex County, N.Y., about 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1912-13. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Silas W. Prime; nephew of Spencer G. Prime (1847?-?).
  Mortimer Robinson Proctor (1889-1968) — also known as Mortimer R. Proctor — of Proctor, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Proctor, Rutland County, Vt., May 30, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Vermont Marble Co.; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1933-39; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1937; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1941-45; Governor of Vermont, 1945-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1948, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; delegation chair; speaker); Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1956. Member, Grange; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Psi Upsilon; Eagles; Elks; Freemasons. Died April 28, 1968 (age 78 years, 334 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fletcher Dutton Proctor and Minnie Euretta (Robinson) Proctor; married, November 14, 1942, to Lillian Washburn Bryan (1912?-1961); nephew of Redfield Proctor, Jr.; grandson of Redfield Proctor.
  Fulton Jarvis Redman (1885-1969) — also known as Fulton J. Redman — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine; Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, March 12, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1916-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1924, 1940; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1924, 1926, 1942; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1940; president, Maine Publishing Corp., publishers of Portland Evening News newspaper; director, Maine Broadcasting System, Inc. Congregationalist. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in October, 1969 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Erastus Fulton Redman and Julia (Jarvis) Redman; married, April 14, 1914, to Florence E. Murphy.
  Charles Edwin Searls (b. 1846) — also known as Charles E. Searls — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., March 25, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Thompson, 1871, 1886; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1881-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; member of Connecticut state senate, 1909-10. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon. Interment somewhere in Pomfret, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, October 8, 1902, to Sarah Alice Fell.
  Samuel Sherman (1828-1901) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., June 2, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; accompanied the ailing Vice President-elect, William Rufus de Vane King, on his visit to Cuba in 1853; probate judge in Connecticut, 1873; candidate for Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1874. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 22, 1901 (age 73 years, 142 days). Interment at Central Cemetery, Brookfield Center, Brookfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Abel Sherman (1798-1881) and Sarah 'Sally' (Bradley) Sherman (1799-1877); married, June 10, 1860, to Dona Mercedes Montejo; first cousin twice removed of Baldwin Hasbrouck; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Paul Stevens (1920-2019) — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 20, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1970-75; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1975-2010; took senior status 2010. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., July 16, 2019 (age 99 years, 87 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest James Stevens and Elizabeth Maude (Street) Stevens; married 1942 to Elizabeth Jane Sheeren (divorced 1979); married 1979 to Maryan Mulholland Simon.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Henry Waters Taft (1859-1945) — also known as Henry W. Taft — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; counsel, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad; director, Central Savings Bank of New York; trustee, Mutual Life Insurance Company;; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Skull and Bones; Psi Upsilon. Tripped and fell on April 27, suffered a hip injury, and subsequently died as a result, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 11, 1945 (age 86 years, 76 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of William Howard Taft; married, March 28, 1883, to Julia Walbridge Smith (died 1942); father of Walbridge S. Taft; uncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III; second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer (1820-1906), Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
Robert A. Taft Robert Alphonso Taft (1889-1953) — also known as Robert A. Taft; "Mr. Republican"; "Mr. Integrity"; "Our Illustrious Dunderhead" — of Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 8, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1921-26; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1932, 1944; member of Ohio state senate, 1931-32; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1939-53; died in office 1953; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Psi Upsilon. Co-sponsor of the Taft-Hartley Act. Died, from malignant tumors, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1953 (age 63 years, 326 days). Interment at Indian Hill Episcopal Church Cemetery, Indian Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio; memorial monument at Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Taft and Helen (Herron) Taft (1861-1943); brother of Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983); married, October 17, 1914, to Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; daughter of Lloyd Wheaton Bowers; granddaughter of Thomas Wilson); father of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; uncle of Seth Chase Taft; grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; grandfather of Robert Alphonso Taft III; grandnephew of William Collins; great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin; distant relative *** of Ezra Taft Benson.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert A. Taft: James T. Patterson, Mr. Republican : A Biography of Robert A. Taft
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1960)
William H. Taft William Howard Taft (1857-1930) — also known as William H. Taft; "Big Bill" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Washington, D.C. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 15, 1857. Republican. Superior court judge in Ohio, 1887-90; U.S. Solicitor General, 1890-92; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, 1892-1900; law professor; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1901-04; U.S. Secretary of War, 1904-08; President of the United States, 1909-13; defeated, 1912; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1921-30. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Psi Upsilon; Skull and Bones; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association. Died in Washington, D.C., March 8, 1930 (age 72 years, 174 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of Henry Waters Taft; married, June 19, 1886, to Helen Louise 'Nellie' Herron (1861-1943; daughter of John Williamson Herron; niece of William Collins; granddaughter of Ela Collins); father of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; uncle of Walbridge S. Taft; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; grandfather of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-grandfather of Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-); second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer, Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Walter P. Johnson — Fred Warner Carpenter — Charles D. Hilles
  Epitaph: "#S#(1908) Progress and Prosperity."
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William Howard Taft: Paolo Enrico Coletta, The Presidency of William Howard Taft — James Chace, 1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs : The Election that Changed the Country — Alpheus Thomas Mason, William Howard Taft — Lewis L. Gould, The William Howard Taft Presidency
  Critical books about William Howard Taft: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1901
  Charles Newhall Taintor (1840-1920) — also known as Charles N. Taintor — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., November 28, 1840. Republican. Map and book publisher; New York Commissioner of Emigration, 1881-89; New York City Police Justice, 1889-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1888; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1893; president, United States Savings Bank, 1910-20. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1920 (age 79 years, 105 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Colchester, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Smith Taintor and Phebe Higgins (Lord) Taintor (1814-1890); married to Isabella Comstock (1833-1914); married, April 23, 1872, to Georgiana Strang (1841-1936); first cousin twice removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin once removed of John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin once removed of DeGrasse Maltby and Henry Taintor; fourth cousin once removed of Calvin Frisbie, Samuel Lord (1831-1880), Samuel DeWitt Maltby and Benjamin Josiah Maltby.
  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
  Everett Bailey Taylor (1899-1990) — also known as Everett B. Taylor — of Sun Valley, Blaine County, Idaho. Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, October 21, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; represented Travelers' Insurance, banks, and the Union Pacific Railroad; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1956, 1960. Member, American Legion; Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Rotary. Died March 2, 1990 (age 90 years, 132 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Taylor and Myrtle E. (Bailey) Taylor; married, September 14, 1931, to Dorice E. Neiman.
John Q. Tilson John Quillin Tilson (1866-1958) — also known as John Q. Tilson — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Clearbranch, Unicoi County, Tenn., April 5, 1866. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1905-08; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1909-13, 1915-32 (at-large 1909-13, 3rd District 1915-32); defeated, 1912; resigned 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932; Parliamentarian, 1936. Baptist. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in New London, Merrimack County, N.H., August 14, 1958 (age 92 years, 131 days). Interment at Tilson Cemetery, Clearbranch, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of William Erwin Tilson (1827-1915) and Katharine (Sams) Tilson (1831-1911); married, November 10, 1910, to Marguerite North (1883-1963); father of John Quillin Tilson, Jr. (1911-2002).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)
  William Hedgcock Webster (b. 1924) — also known as William H. Webster — Born in St. Louis, Mo., March 6, 1924. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1959-61; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1970-73; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1973-78; director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1978-87; director of Central Intelligence, 1987-91. Christian Scientist. Member, Psi Upsilon. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1991. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Drusilla Lane; married, October 20, 1990, to Lynda Clugston.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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