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  William E. Adams (1922-1983) — of Tonawanda, Erie County, N.Y.; Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Knightstown, Henry County, Ind., December 25, 1922. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1957-64; member of New York state senate, 1966-70 (61st District 1966, 53rd District 1967-70). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Sigma Nu. Died in April, 1983 (age 60 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Jacquela Devlin.
  Cross-reference: James T. McFarland
  Albert Larson Alford (1907-1968) — also known as A. L. Alford; "Bud" — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Born in Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho, January 7, 1907. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1932, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Sigma Nu. Died July 20, 1968 (age 61 years, 195 days). Interment at Normal Hill Cemetery, Lewiston, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene L. Alford and Alice C. (Larson) Alford; married, January 10, 1931, to Catherine E. Hahn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bond Almand (1894-1985) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga., January 13, 1894. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Fulton County, 1935-36; superior court judge in Georgia, 1942-43, 1945-49; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1949-69; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1969-72. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Junior Order; Kiwanis. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 13, 1985 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander James Almand (1852-1932) and Clara Emily (Bond) Almand (1860-1913); married, June 18, 1932, to Helen Whitefoot Barnett (1900-1996); grandson of William Parks Bond (1832-1898).
  Clinton Altmeier Altmaier (1882-1950) — also known as C. J. Altmaier — of Marion, Marion County, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 14, 1882. Democrat. Physician; surgeon; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chair of Marion County Democratic Party, 1918-36; member of Ohio Democratic State Committee, 1932-46; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Nu; American Legion. Died in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, January 10, 1950 (age 67 years, 27 days). Interment at Marion Cemetery, Marion, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Altmaier (1858-1927) and Sophia (Stark) Altmaier (1858-1945); married, September 26, 1906, to Ada May Henry.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles H. Ambler Charles H. Ambler (b. 1876) — of Pleasants County, W.Va.; Ashland, Hanover County, Va.; Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Ohio, August 12, 1876. Democrat. School teacher; Pleasants County Sheriff, 1900-01; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1951-54. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Maccabees; Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lutellis Ambler and Ella Rebecca (Wells) Ambler; married, September 4, 1920, to Helen Mary Carle.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
John E. Amos John E. Amos (1905-1986) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., July 16, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; president, Bell Lines trucking company; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1935-36, 1939-48; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1943-48; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1949-56; defeated, 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1959-64, 1965-68. Methodist or Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Died in May, 1986 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. Ellis Amos and Lutie H. (Delaney) Amos; married, October 5, 1935, to Mary Edith Johnston.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  George William Andrews (1906-1971) — also known as George W. Andrews — of Union Springs, Bullock County, Ala. Born in Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., December 12, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1944-71 (3rd District 1944-63, at-large 1963-65, 3rd District 1965-71); died in office 1971. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., December 25, 1971 (age 65 years, 13 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of George William Andrews, Sr. and Addie Bell (King) Andrews; married, November 25, 1936, to Leslie Elizabeth Bullock (1911-2002).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Michael Dennis Antonovich (b. 1939) — also known as Michael D. Antonovich — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 12, 1939. Republican. School teacher; member of California Republican State Central Committee, 1965-73; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; member of California state assembly 43rd District, 1973-78. Lutheran. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Kappa; Elks; Native Sons of the Golden West. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Michael 'Mike' Antonovich and Francis (McColm) Antonovich.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Charles S. Armistead (1914-1997) — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va., July 21, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1959-60, 1965-68. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sons of the Revolution; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died August 19, 1997 (age 83 years, 29 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Morgantown, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of F. S. Armistead and Anne Aileen (Akers) Armistead; married, April 6, 1938, to Betty Sue Baker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Hugh Arrington (1904-1979) — also known as James H. Arrington — of Stillwater, Payne County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Jethro, Franklin County, Ark., May 23, 1904. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; superintendent of schools; oil drilling business; Oklahoma Democratic state chair, 1940-46; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1942-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Izaak Walton League; Sigma Nu; Lions. Named to Oklahoma State University Alumni Hall of Fame. Died March 8, 1979 (age 74 years, 289 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Arrington and Laura T. (Fulks) Arrington; married, July 5, 1930, to Veneta C. Berry.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Omer H. Avery (1900-1988) — of Troy, Lincoln County, Mo. Born in Troy, Lincoln County, Mo., June 15, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of Lincoln County Democratic Party, 1926-30; Lincoln County Prosecuting Attorney, 1930-34, 1940-42, 1946-48; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lincoln County; elected 1950; member of Missouri state senate 21st District; elected unopposed 1956, 1960; elected 1964, 1968. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Troy, Lincoln County, Mo., September 3, 1988 (age 88 years, 80 days). Interment at Troy Cemetery, Troy, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Omer H. Avery (1855?-?) and Kate (Jefferson) Avery; married to Mary Brandon Johnson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fred Jason Babcock (1891-1973) — also known as Fred J. Babcock — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho; Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, August 15, 1891. Republican. School teacher and principal; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Nez Perce County Prosecuting Attorney, 1926-28; Idaho state attorney general, 1931-33. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Lions. Died in March, 1973 (age 81 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jason Eugene Babcock and Bertha Rebecca (Peyton) Babcock.
  Howard Henry Baker (1902-1964) — also known as Howard H. Baker — of Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn. Born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., January 12, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1929-30; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960 (delegation chair); candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1940; board chairman, First National Bank of Oneida; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1951-64; died in office 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, at Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital, Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., January 7, 1964 (age 61 years, 360 days). Interment at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of James Frances Baker and Helen (Keen) Baker; married, September 15, 1935, to Edith Irene Bailey (1901-1994); father of Howard Henry Baker, Jr..
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph A. Baldwin (1895-1949) — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Addison, Lenawee County, Mich., August 8, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper business manager; hotel business; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1935-36, 1939-44; defeated, 1936. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Legion; Rotary; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho. Died January 5, 1949 (age 53 years, 150 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Baldwin and Mary A. (Sykes) Baldwin; married, July 13, 1918, to Irene McCall.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert W. Baldwin (1882-1953) — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Ida, Monroe County, Mich., August 10, 1882. Republican. Insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1945-48. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died December 9, 1953 (age 71 years, 121 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Baldwin (Methodist clergyman) and Mary A. (Sykes) Baldwin; married to Ethel M. Severance.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sherman Hart Ballard (1894-1963) — also known as Sherman H. Ballard — of Peterstown, Monroe County, W.Va. Born in Peterstown, Monroe County, W.Va., July 22, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monroe County, 1941-44, 1947-50, 1953-54; defeated, 1938, 1950, 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion. Died in Peterstown, Monroe County, W.Va., December 25, 1963 (age 69 years, 156 days). Interment at Peterstown Cemetery, Rich Creek, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Wade Hampton Ballard (1859-1919) and Lillie Elizabeth (Williams) Ballard (1868-1943); married, November 15, 1922, to Maudie Mae Jessee (1900-1987); father of Wade Hampton Ballard III; grandson of Lewis Ballard (1826-1906); second cousin twice removed of St. Clair Ballard; third cousin of Oscar Hampton Ballard and John Reginald Ballard; third cousin thrice removed of Coleby Chew.
  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 Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Henry Barker (b. 1889) — also known as Harold H. Barker — of Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minn. Born in Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minn., June 15, 1889. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper publisher; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 48, 1931-38; Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1937; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1946; Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor state chair, 1946-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Sigma Delta Chi. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Kenneth Gill Bartlett (1906-1983) — also known as Kenneth G. Bartlett — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich., March 13, 1906. Republican. Dean, adult education division, University College, Syracuse University, 1946-52; vice president dean of public affairs, 1953; director of Onondaga County Savings Bank; member of New York state assembly 119th District, 1967-70. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Alpha Delta Sigma; Sigma Nu. Died in October, 1983 (age 77 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Bernice Kleinhans.
  Samuel Taylor Beare (1901-1971) — of Jackson, Madison County, Tenn.; Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Humboldt, Gibson County, Tenn., October 18, 1901. Lawyer; coal and ice dealer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1935-37. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; American Legion; Sigma Nu. Died in September, 1971 (age 69 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Taylor Beare and Evelyn Nelson (Hunt) Beare; married 1925 to Evelyn Weatherby; married, October 16, 1942, to Betty Carl Booth.
  Thomas Payne Bedford (b. 1885) — also known as Thomas P. Bedford — of Fayette, Howard County, Mo. Born in Fayette, Howard County, Mo., January 26, 1885. Democrat. Electrical engineer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Howard County, 1927-30. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. (1921-2006) — also known as Lloyd M. Bentsen — of Houston, Harris County, Tex.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Mission, Hidalgo County, Tex., February 11, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; county judge in Texas, 1946-48; U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 1948-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1980; member, Arrangements Committee, 1984; speaker, 1988; president, Lincoln Liberty Life Insurance Company; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1971-93; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1988; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1993-94. Baptist or Presbyterian. Danish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu; Elks. Died, of complications from a 1998 stroke, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., May 23, 2006 (age 85 years, 101 days). Interment at Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Lloyd M. Bentsen, Sr. and Edna Ruth (Colbath) Bentsen; married, November 27, 1943, to Beryl Ann Longino (1922-); uncle of Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr..
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Clitherall Birch (b. 1878) — also known as Alex C. Birch — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Opelika, Lee County, Ala., January 21, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1912, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1914; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 9th District, 1920; Alabama Republican state chair, 1923; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, 1927-35. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Pi Gamma Mu; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Anthony Birch and Allie Burgwyn (Clitherall) Birch; married, November 6, 1907, to Georgia Weatherly.
  Francis Marion Bistline (1896-1969) — also known as Francis M. Bistline; F. M. Bistline — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Ransom, Ness County, Kan., March 25, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1937-47; Speaker of the Idaho State House of Representatives, 1941-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); member of Democratic National Committee from Idaho, 1944-48. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Elks; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta. While defending a client in a murder case, he suddenly collapsed and died from a heart attack, in the courtroom at the Bingham County Courthouse, Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho, January 20, 1969 (age 72 years, 301 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho.
  Presumably named for: Francis Marion
  Relatives: Son of John M. Bistline and Martha (Shellenberger) Bistline; married, August 16, 1921, to Anne Glindemann (1897-1991); father of Beverly Barbara Bistline (1922-); nephew of Joseph Bistline.
  Political family: Bistline family of Pocatello, Idaho.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oscar Edward Bland (1877-1951) — also known as Oscar E. Bland — of Indiana. Born in Greene County, Ind., November 21, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1907-10; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1917-23; defeated, 1910, 1912, 1922; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1923-47. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Sigma Nu. Died in Washington, D.C., August 3, 1951 (age 73 years, 255 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bland and Arminda (Shipman) Bland; married, June 18, 1902, to Josephine Hanna.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Archibald Bonds (1876-1970) — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Pond Spring, Walker County, Ga., January 29, 1876. Democrat. Rogers County Judge, 1907-11; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1913-14; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1919-20. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu. Died May 27, 1970 (age 94 years, 118 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Bonds and Elizabeth T. (Hall) Bonds; married, December 11, 1900, to Ora M. Camp.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Marion Brand (1880-1963) — also known as Frank M. Brand — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Monongalia County, W.Va., March 13, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1919-20, 1943-44; defeated, 1940, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Junior Order; Sigma Nu; American Bar Association. Died in January, 1963 (age 82 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James C. Brand and Mary Alice (Fleming) Brand; married, November 12, 1910, to Myrtle O. Core.
  David Penrose Buckson (b. 1920) — also known as David P. Buckson — of Camden, Kent County, Del.; Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Townsend, New Castle County, Del., July 25, 1920. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1956; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1957-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1960; Governor of Delaware, 1960-61; defeated, 1964; Delaware state attorney general, 1963-71. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sigma Nu. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
Joe F. Burdett Joe F. Burdett (1909-1965) — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., November 22, 1909. Democrat. Farmer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1959-63. Presbyterian. Member, Moose; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Jesters; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu. Died in May, 1965 (age 55 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of P. T. Burdett and Carrie (Conner) Burdett; married to Virginia Shonk.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Quentin Northrop Burdick (1908-1992) — also known as Quentin N. Burdick; "King of Pork" — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Munich, Cavalier County, N.Dak., June 19, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota, 1942; candidate for Governor of North Dakota, 1946; U.S. Representative from North Dakota at-large, 1959-60; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1960-92; defeated, 1956; died in office 1992. Congregationalist. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died, from heart disease, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak., September 8, 1992 (age 84 years, 81 days). Interment at Bohemian Cemetery, Silver Lake, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Usher Lloyd Burdick and Emma Robertson Burdick; brother of Eileen Burdick (who married Robert Woodrow Levering (1914-1989)); married, March 18, 1933, to Marietta Janecky (1912-1958); married 1960 to Jocelyn Birch Peterson.
  Political family: Burdick family of Fargo, North Dakota.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Algernon Lee Butler (1905-1978) — also known as Algernon L. Butler — of Clinton, Sampson County, N.C. Born in Clinton, Sampson County, N.C., August 2, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1931; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1948; Sampson County Attorney, 1938-51; member of North Carolina Republican State Executive Committee, 1942-59; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1959-75; took senior status 1975. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Nu; American Bar Association; Rotary. Died May 5, 1978 (age 72 years, 276 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Edwin Butler and Eva Boykin (Lee) Butler; married, June 5, 1935, to Josephine Lydia Broadwell.
  Cross-reference: Frank William Bullock, Jr.
  George Alfred Carlson (1876-1926) — also known as George A. Carlson — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Alta, Buena Vista County, Iowa, October 23, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; District Attorney, 8th Judicial District, 1908-15; Governor of Colorado, 1915-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Freemasons. Died in Denver, Colo., December 6, 1926 (age 50 years, 44 days). Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Charles August Carlson and Louisa Piternilla (Gustafson) Carlson; married, August 29, 1906, to Rosa Lillian Alps.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archibald Hill Carmichael (1864-1947) — also known as Archibald H. Carmichael — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. Born near Sylvan Grove, Dale County, Ala., June 17, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901; Speaker of the Alabama State House of Representatives, 1906, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1916, 1928, 1932; member of Alabama state senate, 1918; U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1933-37; director, First National Bank of Tuscumbia. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Died in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., July 15, 1947 (age 83 years, 28 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Malcolm Carmichael and Amanda (Smith) Carmichael; married, January 21, 1889, to Annie Sugg (died 1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Tarlton Combs Carroll (1889-1978) — also known as Tarlton C. Carroll — of Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Ky. Born in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Ky., May 14, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Bullitt County Attorney, 1918-30; member of Kentucky state senate 12th District, 1942-45. Member, Sigma Nu; American Legion. Died January 23, 1978 (age 88 years, 254 days). Interment at Hebron Cemetery, Brooks, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Carroll and Ida B. (Troutman) Carroll; married 1919 to Irene Crutcher (1895-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John N. Charnock, Jr. (b. 1929) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., September 17, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1957-58; defeated, 1958, 1960. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Sigma Nu; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta; American Bar Association; American Legion. Still living as of 1960.
  John Andrew Cherberg (1910-1992) — also known as John A. Cherberg — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 17, 1910. School teacher; athletic coach; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1957-89; candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1964; account executive, KIRO-TV television station. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Nu. Died April 8, 1992 (age 81 years, 174 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Cherberg and Annie (Rand) Cherberg; married, August 17, 1935, to Elizabeth Ann Walker.
  Roland Hacker Cobb (b. 1895) — of Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, May 5, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state senate, 1949-50. Quaker. Member, Sigma Nu; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Cobb and Harriett Hamblen (Hacker) Cobb.
  Steve Moreland Cocke (b. 1894) — also known as Steve M. Cocke — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in Armena, Lee County, Ga., February 14, 1894. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate 11th District, 1951-52; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1955-56. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Franklin Cocke (1857-1928) and Annie (Moreland) Cocke (1859-1921); married, October 23, 1915, to Pauline Barbre (born 1896).
  William Sterling Cole (1904-1987) — also known as W. Sterling Cole — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Painted Post, Steuben County, N.Y., April 18, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1935-57 (37th District 1935-45, 39th District 1945-53, 37th District 1953-57). Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Delta Epsilon; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., March 15, 1987 (age 82 years, 331 days). Interment somewhere in Bath, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Ethelbert Cole and Minnie (Pierce) Cole; married, July 3, 1929, to Mary Elizabeth Thomas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Gino R. Colombo (b. 1939) — of Nutter Fort, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Harrison County, W.Va., October 27, 1939. Democrat. Coal broker; real estate business; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1971-78 (Harrison County 1971-74, 25th District 1975-78); member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1979-86; defeated, 1986. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Lions; Moose; Izaak Walton League; Sigma Nu. Still living as of 1986.
  Relatives: Son of Sam Colombo and Lenora Colombo; married to Virginia Pair.
  Hartwell Davis (1906-1992) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Auburn, Lee County, Ala., December 18, 1906. U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, 1953-62. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis. Died March 18, 1992 (age 85 years, 91 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Earl DeCourcy (1894-1981) — also known as William E. DeCourcy — of Texas. Born in Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., February 4, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Geneva, 1923-24; Cairo, 1924-26; Marseille, 1926-28; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1928-34; Cape Town, 1935-36; Naples, 1937-40; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, 1948-50. Member, Sigma Nu. Died in 1981 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank DeCourcy and Mary Alice (Smith) DeCourcy; married, January 14, 1924, to Lucie Dutarte.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Hooker Austin Doolittle (1889-1966) — also known as Hooker A. Doolittle — of Rahway, Union County, N.J.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; Tangier, Morocco. Born in Mohawk, Herkimer County, N.Y., January 27, 1889. Automobile accessories business; U.S. Vice Consul in Tiflis, 1917-21; Madras, 1921-23; Marseille, 1923-26; U.S. Consul in Bilbao, 1926-32; Tangier, as of 1938; U.S. Consul General in Rabat, as of 1943; Alexandria, as of 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Nu. Died,from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Tangier, Morocco, November 30, 1966 (age 77 years, 307 days). Interment at St. Andrew Graveyard, Tangier, Morocco.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Hooker Doolittle (1859-1925) and Minnie Katharine (Schall) Doolittle (1859-1927); married, March 5, 1921, to Veronica Bergmann; second cousin four times removed of James Doolittle Wooster (1778-1856).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Frank Joseph Gerard Dorsey (1891-1949) — also known as Frank J. G. Dorsey — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 26, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1935-39; defeated, 1938. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Military Order of the World Wars; Sigma Nu; Beta Gamma Sigma. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 13, 1949 (age 58 years, 78 days). Interment at St. Dominic's Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Dorsey and Ellen Catherine (Maher) Dorsey; married, April 4, 1920, to Cecelia May Alphonsene Ward.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Horatio Snyder Dumbauld (b. 1869) — also known as Horatio S. Dumbauld — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Born in Salt Lick Township, Fayette County, Pa., May 15, 1869. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1899-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1932; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1933-35; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania, 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Adams Dumbauld and Elizabeth (Snyder) Dumbauld; married, June 9, 1903, to Lissa Grace MacBurney.
  Daniel Jackson Evans (b. 1925) — also known as Daniel J. Evans — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 16, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; civil engineer; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1956-64; Governor of Washington, 1965-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1968, 1972 (delegation chair); U.S. Senator from Washington, 1983-89. Congregationalist. Member, Sigma Nu; Jaycees. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Evans and Irma (Ide) Evans; married, June 6, 1959, to Nancy Bell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Frank Francis Fasi (b. 1920) — also known as Frank F. Fasi — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 27, 1920. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; candidate for Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1950; member of Democratic National Committee from Hawaii Territory, 1952-56; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1958-59; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1959; candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii, 1962 (Democratic primary), 2003 (Republican); mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1969-81, 1985-94; defeated, 1952 (Democratic primary), 1954 (Democratic), 1960 (Democratic), 1980 (Democratic); resigned 1994; defeated, 1996 (Republican), 2000 (Republican); candidate for Governor of Hawaii, 1974 (Democratic primary), 1978 (Democratic primary), 1982, 1994, 1998 (Republican primary). Catholic. Member, Sigma Nu; Rotary; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carmelo Fasi and Josephine (Lupo) Fasi; married, May 25, 1958, to Joyce Miyeku Kono.
  Cross-reference: Mason Altiery
  Charles Rogers Fenwick (1900-1969) — also known as Charles R. Fenwick — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in East Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va., August 11, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Arlington County, 1940-45; member of Virginia state senate, 1948-69 (22nd District 1948-55, 9th District 1956-69); died in office 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Virginia Democratic State Central Committee, 1952-64; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1964. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; American Legion; Rotary; Farm Bureau. Died in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 22, 1969 (age 68 years, 195 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Taylor Fenwick and Clara (Gulagher) Fenwick; married, December 10, 1929, to Eleanor Russell Eastman (1906-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bert Fish (1875-1943) — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Born in Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind., October 8, 1875. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; county judge in Florida, 1910-17, 1931-33; U.S. Minister to Egypt, 1933-38; Saudi Arabia, 1939-41; Portugal, 1941-43, died in office 1943. German and English ancestry. Member, Sigma Nu. Died in Lisbon, Portugal, July 21, 1943 (age 67 years, 286 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, DeLand, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Fish (1852-1895) and Sarah M. (Lee) Fish (1854-1907).
  Fish Memorial Hospital (later, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial; now, AdventHealth Fish Memorial), Orange City, Florida, is named for him.
  Epitaph: "An educator and philanthropist, a judge and outstanding statesman, who died while on duty, in the service of his country."
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
John G. Fox John G. Fox (1923-1992) — of Fayetteville, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Ansted, Fayette County, W.Va., April 27, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County, 1951-52. Episcopalian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Nu; Jaycees; American Legion. Died March 25, 1992 (age 68 years, 333 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of L. O. Fox and Emily (Vawter) Fox; married, September 29, 1946, to Millicent Brazie Hill.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Joseph Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) — also known as J. Allen Frear, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903. Democrat. Banker; president, Kent General Hospital, 1947-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1949-61; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-63; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Sigma Nu. Died January 15, 1993 (age 89 years, 314 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Frear and Clara (Lowber) Frear; married, February 11, 1933, to Esther Viola Schauer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Harry Friedman (b. 1883) — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 4, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Taylor County Democratic Party, 1940-41; member of West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1941-42; appointed 1941. Jewish. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Faibel Friedman and Fannie Friedman; married, January 17, 1923, to Florence Greensfelder.
  Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947) — also known as O. Max Gardner — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Born in Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., March 22, 1882. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; chair of Cleveland County Democratic Party, 1907-08; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1910-14; member of North Carolina state senate 32nd District, 1911-12, 1915-16; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1924, 1932, 1940, 1944; Governor of North Carolina, 1929-33; defeated, 1920. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in his suite at the St. Regis Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1947 (age 64 years, 321 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Perry Gardner (M.D.) and Margaret (Blanton) Gardner; brother of Bessie Gardner (who married Clyde Roark Hoey (1877-1954)); married, November 6, 1907, to Fay Lamar Webb.
  Political family: Gardner family of Shelby, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Walter F. George Walter Franklin George (1878-1957) — also known as Walter F. George — of Vienna, Dooly County, Ga. Born near Preston, Webster County, Ga., January 29, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Georgia, 1912-16; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1917; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1917-21; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1922-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1936, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died in Vienna, Dooly County, Ga., August 4, 1957 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Vienna Cemetery, Vienna, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Stapleton) George (1847-1906) and Robert Theodric George; married, July 9, 1903, to Lucy Heard (1882-1958).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1960)
  Albert John Graf (1898-1959) — also known as Albert J. Graf — of Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho; Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Born in Lane, Kootenai County, Idaho, April 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Protestant. German ancestry. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Idaho, December 21, 1959 (age 61 years, 235 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of John Graf (1851-1928) and Sophie Graf (1855-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward T. Hackney (1870-1953) — also known as Ed T. Hackney — of Wellington, Sumner County, Kan. Born in Mt. Pulaski, Logan County, Ill., November 11, 1870. Lawyer; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1897-99. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu. Died in 1953 (age about 82 years). Interment at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Oscar J. Hackney and Lena (Clark) Hackney; married, November 14, 1900, to Mabel Rogers.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jack Ragan Hamlin (b. 1921) — also known as Jack R. Hamlin — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., October 15, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1951-52; candidate for Missouri state senate 30th District, 1962, 1966. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Kiwanis; Jaycees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Clay Hamlin (1892-1970) and Mary (Edge) Hamlin; grandnephew of Courtney Walker Hamlin; first cousin twice removed of William Edward Barton.
  Political family: Hamlin family of Springfield, Missouri.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Harvey H. Hannah (b. 1868) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Oliver Springs, Roane County, Tenn. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 30, 1868. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Adjutant General of Tennessee, 1900-06; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; United Spanish War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Hannah and Lillie L. (Gerding) Hannah; married, August 23, 1910, to Gertrude Taylor.
  Clifford Peter Hansen (1912-2009) — also known as Clifford P. Hansen — of Jackson, Teton County, Wyo. Born in Zenith, Lincoln County (now Teton County), Wyo., October 16, 1912. Republican. Rancher; Teton County Commissioner, 1943-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Governor of Wyoming, 1963-67; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1967-78. Episcopalian. Danish and English ancestry. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Newcomen Society; Sigma Nu. Died in Jackson, Teton County, Wyo., October 20, 2009 (age 97 years, 4 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. John's Episcopal Church, Jackson, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Christofferson Hansen and Sylvia Irene (Wood) Hansen; married 1934 to Martha Close; father of Mary Hansen Mead (1935-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Richard Fielding Harless (1905-1970) — also known as Richard F. Harless — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Kelsey, Upshur County, Tex., August 6, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; Maricopa County Attorney, 1939-42; U.S. Representative from Arizona at-large, 1943-49; candidate in primary for Governor of Arizona, 1948. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Delta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Elks; Woodmen; Optimist Club. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., November 24, 1970 (age 65 years, 110 days). Interment at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of William Crousin Harless and Mary Matilda (Pennington) Harless; married, June 8, 1934, to Margaret Harris (died 1939).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hazen van den Berg Hatch (b. 1932) — also known as H. V. Hatch — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., January 18, 1932. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Calhoun County 1st District, 1961-62; candidate in primary for Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1974. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Still living as of 2003.
  Relatives: Son of Hazen Jesse Hatch and Janet (van den Berg) Hatch (1904-1984); married to Mary Louise Holmes; nephew of Blaine Willard Hatch; grandson of Jesse Monroe Hatch (1858-1940); third cousin once removed of Charles Reuben Hatch.
  Political families: Hatch family of Marshall, Michigan; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Richard S. Heller (1904-1980) — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y., June 11, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Chemung County Democratic Party, 1949-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952; Judge of New York Court of Claims, 1964. Member, Sigma Nu; Moose. Died in December, 1980 (age 76 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael B. Heller and Charlotte (Stone) Heller; married 1933 to Mary A. Trimble.
  Elwood Haynes Hillis (b. 1926) — also known as Elwood Hillis — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Born in Kokomo, Howard County, Ind., March 6, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1967-70; U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1971-87. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Kappa Psi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1949 to Carol Lou Hoyne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Eldridge Vanleer Holland (b. 1880) — also known as E. V. Holland — of Denver, Colo. Born in Jefferson County, Kan., November 10, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Colorado, 1929-33; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1933-39, 1949-59; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1958-59. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 16, 1918, to Gertrude Nesbit Raine.
Chester R. Hubbard Chester R. Hubbard (1905-1984) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., December 4, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1951-54, 1957-58, 1961-62; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1963-74; defeated, 1954, 1958; resigned 1974; director, Ohio Valley General Hospital. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Eagles; Moose; American Legion; Fraternal Order of Police. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., May 18, 1984 (age 78 years, 166 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Greer Hubbard (1870-1950) and Mary Irwin (Paull) Hubbard; married, November 14, 1944, to Joan Dubois Holloway (1918-1984); grandnephew of William Pallister Hubbard; great-grandson of Chester Dorman Hubbard (1814-1891); eighth great-grandson of John Leverett.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  William Franklin Jenkins (1876-1961) — also known as W. Frank Jenkins — of Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Webster County, Ga., September 7, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Eatonton, Ga., 1902-03; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1905-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1917-36; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1937-50; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1946-48. Baptist. Member, Sigma Nu; Sigma Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners. Died December 4, 1961 (age 85 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Jenkins and Leila Ulrica (Head) Jenkins; married, November 22, 1899, to Susie May Thomas.
  Richard David Kuhn (b. 1929) — also known as Richard D. Kuhn — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 8, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1962; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Oakland County 1st District, 1961-62; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 19th District, 1964, 1966 (primary). Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Sigma Nu; Sigma Nu Phi. Still living as of 1966.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Kuhn and Ella (Meinke) Kuhn; married to Sally Ann Scupholm.
  Malcolm Emmett Lafargue (1908-1963) — also known as Malcolm E. Lafargue — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., November 4, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 1945-50; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1950. Episcopalian. French ancestry. Member, Federal Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., March 28, 1963 (age 54 years, 144 days). Interment at Centuries Memorial Park, Shreveport, La.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Elizabeth (O'Bannon) Lafargue (1879-1969) and Edwin Louis Lafargue (1881-1922); married, December 19, 1931, to Jewett Todd; nephew of Alvan Lafargue; grandson of Adolphe Jolna Lafargue (1855-1917); great-grandson of Alfred Briggs Irion.
  Political family: Lafargue family of Marksville, Louisiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Tracy Hollingsworth Lay (b. 1882) — also known as Tracy Lay — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.; Washington, D.C. Born in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala., November 5, 1882. Newspaper reporter; department store manager; U.S. Deputy Consul General in London, 1912-14; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Dublin, 1914; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Paris, 1914-15; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1915-19; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1923-25; Buenos Aires, 1926-28. Methodist. Member, American Political Science Association; American Economic Association; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Patrick Lay and Laura Josephine (Hollingsworth) Lay; married, October 5, 1921, to Marcia Bliss.
  Jacob Elmer Long (1880-1955) — also known as J. Elmer Long — of Graham, Alamance County, N.C.; Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C., July 31, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; private secretary to U.S. Rep. Charles M. Stedman; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Alamance County, 1911-14; member of North Carolina state senate 18th District, 1917-22; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, 1925-29; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presbyterian; later Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Lions; Sphinx. Died, from a coronary occlusion, in Durham, Durham County, N.C., April 28, 1955 (age 74 years, 271 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Alson Long (1846-1923) and Esta (Teague) Long (1854-1933); married, November 10, 1909, to Lessie Ermine Peay (1885-1962).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chester Trent Lott (b. 1941) — also known as Trent Lott — of Pascagoula, Jackson County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Grenada, Grenada County, Miss., October 9, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. William M. Colmer, 1968-72; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1973-89; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1989-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Chester P. Lott and Iona (Watson) Lott; married, December 27, 1964, to Patricia E. Thompson.
  Cross-reference: Thomas H. Anderson, Jr. — Charles W. Pickering — Roger F. Wicker
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Trent Lott: Master of the Game : Tales from a Republican Revolutionary (2004) — Herding Cats: A Life in Politics (2005)
  Rendell Noel Mabey (1908-2000) — also known as Rendell N. Mabey — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Bountiful, Davis County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, August 8, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; director of banks and an insurance company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1936; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1943-48; Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives, 1947-48; candidate for Governor of Utah, 1948; member of Utah state senate, 1953-56. Mormon. Member, Sigma Nu. Died November 8, 2000 (age 92 years, 92 days). Interment at Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Rendell Mabey (1877-1959) and Afton (Rampton) Mabey (1884-1946); married, December 24, 1933, to Rachel Wilson (1912-2004).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kenneth Leon Maddy (1934-2000) — also known as Kenneth L. Maddy; Ken Maddy — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1934. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 14th District, 1971-78; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1978; member of California state senate, 1979-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Member, Rotary; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Died, of lung cancer, at Sutter Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., February 19, 2000 (age 65 years, 273 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Russell Thomas Maddy (1901-1954) and Anna Marie (Balzer) Maddy (1904-2009); married, February 7, 1957, to Beverly Chinello (divorced); married, November 28, 1981, to Norma (Quesenberry) Foster.
  The Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory, at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, is named for him.
  Epitaph: "Your Humor and Spirit Will Be Remembered Forever."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Harold W. Mason Harold Whitney Mason (1895-1944) — also known as Harold W. Mason — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 21, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; boot and shoe business; vice-president, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital; director for power companies, insurance companies, the Central Vermont Railway, and the Estey Organ Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1932; Convention Secretary, 1940, 1944; secretary, Arrangements Committee, secretary, 1940; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932; delegate to Vermont convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Republican National Committee from Vermont, 1936-44; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1937-44. Member, American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League; Sigma Nu. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Savoy-Plaza Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1944 (age 49 years, 196 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of William Lysander Mason (1858-1915) and Margaret Etta (Matthews) Mason (1859-1916); married, March 17, 1918, to Evelyn Hawley Dunham (1895-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Official Report of the 22nd Republican National Convention (1940)
  Clifton Nesmith McArthur (1879-1923) — also known as Clifton N. McArthur — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., June 10, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; cattle breeder; secretary of Oregon Republican Party, 1908; private secretary to Gov. Frank W. Benson, 1909-11; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1913; U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1915-23; defeated, 1922. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in 1923 (age about 44 years). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Linn McArthur (1843-1897) and Harriet (Nesmith) McArthur; married, June 25, 1913, to Lucile Smith; grandson of James Willis Nesmith.
  Political family: Nesmith-McArthur family of Oregon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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
  Charles E. Miller (b. 1894) — of Mt. Carmel, Northumberland County, Pa. Born in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, Pa., October 3, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; wholesale baking business; member of Pennsylvania state senate 27th District, 1933-36; defeated, 1936. Member, Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Edward Mills (c.1906-2000) — also known as Ed Mills — of Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif. Born in Holland, Ottawa County, Mich., about 1906. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984; Presidential Elector for California, 1968, 1972. Member, Sigma Nu. Died in Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif., March 19, 2000 (age about 94 years). Interment at Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona Del Mar, Calif.
  Ralph Stuart Moseley (b. 1886) — also known as Ralph S. Moseley — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., December 19, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives 30th District, 1915-18, 1921-22; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1928 (primary), 1930. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1919 to Florence Amelia Roth (1888?-?).
  Walter Murphy (b. 1872) — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., October 24, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Rowan County, 1897, 1901-07, 1913-14, 1921-22; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1898; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1908; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Knights of Pythias; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  John Holmes Overton (1875-1948) — also known as John H. Overton — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., September 17, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; chief counsel defending Huey Long during his 1929 impeachment trial; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1931-33; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48; died in office 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Kappa Phi; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 14, 1948 (age 72 years, 240 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Episcopal Cemetery, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Overton (1835-1913; judge) and Laura Elizabeth (Waddell) Overton (1845-1937); married, December 12, 1905, to Ada Ruth Dismukes (1885-1955); uncle of Thomas Overton Brooks (1897-1961); fourth cousin of William Nelson Brown.
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Frank Joseph Pagliaro, Jr. (b. 1940) — also known as Frank J. Pagliaro, Jr. — of San Francisco, Calif.; Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., August 10, 1940. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for California state assembly, 1970; member of California Republican State Central Committee, 1970-73; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 1988-89, 1992-93. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Pi Delta Epsilon; Sigma Nu; Lions. Still living as of 1993.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Joseph Pagliaro and Edith (Bennett) Pagliaro; married 1969 to Bonnie Kay Dickason.
  Marshall Joyner Parker (b. 1922) — also known as Marshall J. Parker — of Seneca, Oconee County, S.C. Born in Seaboard, Northampton County, N.C., April 25, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of South Carolina state senate from Oconee County, 1957-66; candidate for U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1966, 1968. Methodist. Member, Sigma Nu; Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Roscoe C. Patterson Roscoe Conkling Patterson (1876-1954) — also known as Roscoe C. Patterson — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., September 15, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Greene County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-07; member of Missouri Republican State Committee, 1912-20; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1925-29; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1929-35; defeated, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., October 22, 1954 (age 78 years, 37 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Presumably named for: Roscoe Conkling
  Relatives: Son of John A. Patterson and Louise Mildred (Bridwell) Patterson; married, March 4, 1902, to Adah Hollman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri
  John Frederick Raper, Jr. (1913-1993) — also known as John F. Raper, Jr. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo.; Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa, June 13, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; U.S. Attorney for Wyoming, 1953-61; Wyoming state attorney general, 1963-66; district judge in Wyoming, 1966-67. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Died in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo., June 10, 1993 (age 79 years, 362 days). Interment at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of John Frederick Raper and Anna Selma (Peterson) Raper; married, August 4, 1939, to Nell Marie Chesler (1917-2000).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Johnson Ridgely (1913-1990) — also known as Henry J. Ridgely — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., November 17, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate). Member, Sigma Nu; American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Odd Fellows; Grange; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from kidney failure, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., September 10, 1990 (age 76 years, 297 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles du Pont Ridgely and Helene Marjorie (Rudolph) Ridgely (1881-1971); grandson of Daniel M. Ridgely; second great-grandson of Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847); second great-grandnephew of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  David Jennings Rose (b. 1896) — also known as D. J. Rose — of Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C. Born in Wayne County, N.C., September 26, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; physician; surgeon; member of North Carolina state senate 8th District, 1955-59. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joel L. Rose and Mary Elizabeth (Stafford) Rose; married 1925 to Janet T. Conway; married 1956 to Mary Elizabeth Farrior.
  Andrew Frank Schoeppel (1894-1962) — also known as Andrew F. Schoeppel — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Claflin, Barton County, Kan., November 23, 1894. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; Governor of Kansas, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1949-62; died in office 1962; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died of abdominal cancer, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 21, 1962 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of George J. Schoeppel and Anna (Phillip) Schoeppel; married, June 2, 1924, to Marie Thomsen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Ira L. Smith Ira L. Smith (b. 1870) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born near Masontown, Fayette County, Pa., March 15, 1870. Republican. School principal; lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1927-30; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1934. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu; Theta Nu Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1906 to Florence Belle Cox.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Ormond Somerville (b. 1868) — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala., November 26, 1868. Lawyer; Tuscaloosa County Solicitor, 1891-92; law professor; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1911. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henderson Middleton Somerville (1837-1915) and Cornelia Banks (Harris) Somerville; married, September 14, 1892, to Kate Walter (died 1895); married, December 22, 1898, to Bessie Randolph Edgar.
  Harrison Earl Spangler (b. 1879) — also known as Harrison E. Spangler — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Guthrie County, Iowa, June 10, 1879. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940 (member, Arrangements Committee), 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952; member of Iowa Republican State Central Committee, 1930-32; Iowa Republican state chair, 1930-32; member of Republican National Committee from Iowa, 1931-49; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1942-44. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Henry Bascom Steagall (1873-1943) — also known as Henry B. Steagall — of Ozark, Dale County, Ala. Born in Clopton, Dale County, Ala., May 19, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; Dale County Solicitor, 1902-08; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1906-07; member of Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee, 1906-10; prosecuting attorney 3rd District, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908 (alternate), 1912 (alternate; member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940; U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1915-43; died in office 1943. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen; Sigma Nu. Died, of a heart ailment, November 22, 1943 (age 70 years, 187 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Ozark, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of William Collinsworth Steagall (1843?-?) and Mary Jane (Peacock) Steagall; married, December 27, 1900, to Sallie Mae Thompson (died).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Gordon S. Summers (b. 1926) — of Bourbon, Crawford County, Mo. Born in Sullivan, Franklin County, Mo., April 29, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; school teacher; clothing merchant; insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1955-56; defeated, 1956. Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Lions; Sigma Nu. Still living as of 1956.
  Relatives: Married, November 11, 1948, to Virginia Merkel.
  Edmond Earl Talbot (b. 1897) — also known as Edmond E. Talbot — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Gansville, Winn Parish, La., January 2, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1928-33. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Horace Talbot (M.D.) and Katherine Eleanor (McBride) Talbot; married, December 3, 1924, to Jacinta Margaret Lobrano.
  James Stephen Watkins (b. 1892) — also known as J. Stephen Watkins — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in London, Laurel County, Ky., November 14, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil engineer; Kentucky Highway Commissioner, 1943-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960. Christian. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Sigma Nu; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rotary; Newcomen Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Watkins and Dorcas (Chesnut) Watkins; married, June 21, 1923, to Martha Willis.
  James Drake Weaver (b. 1874) — also known as James D. Weaver — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., September 30, 1874. Member of Georgia state senate, 1920-21; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1926; vice-president, Dawson State Bank; general manager and treasurer, Dawson Telephone Co. Methodist. Member, Farmers Union; Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Alvah Weaver and Martha Flewellen (Drake) Weaver; married to Comer Carver.
W. Edwin Wells William Edwin Wells, Jr. (b. 1890) — also known as W. Edwin Wells — of Newell, Hancock County, W.Va. Born in East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio, July 30, 1890. Republican. Pottery manufacturer; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1929-32. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Sigma Nu. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
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