Very incomplete list!
James H. Ashcraft (b. 1944) —
of San Diego, San Diego
Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu
County, Hawaii, January
Republican. Marketing rep for IBM;
delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972.
Key; Sigma Pi; Jaycees.
Still living as of 1973.
of Hale H. Ashcraft and Jean (Beach) Ashcraft.|
Mickey Dale Beebe (b. 1946) —
also known as Mike Beebe —
of Searcy, White
Born in Amagon, Jackson
County, Ark., December
member of Arkansas
state senate, 1983-2002; Arkansas
state attorney general, 2003-07; delegate to Democratic National
Convention from Arkansas, 2004,
of Arkansas, 2007-.
Member, Sigma Pi.
Still living as of 2014.
Frank Townsend Bow (1901-1972) —
also known as Frank T. Bow —
of Canton, Stark
Born in Canton, Stark
County, Ohio, February
member of Ohio
Republican State Central Committee, 1945-46; U.S.
Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1951-72; died in office
1972; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964.
Member, Sigma Pi; Elks.
Died in Bethesda, Montgomery
County, Md., November
13, 1972 (age 71 years, 267
Interment at West
Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio.
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) —
also known as William J. Bryan; "The Great
Commoner"; "The Peerless Leader";
"The Silver-Tongued Orator"; "The Boy Orator
of the Platte"; "The Niagaric
of Jacksonville, Morgan
County, Ill.; Lincoln, Lancaster
County, Neb.; Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade
Born in Salem, Marion
County, Ill., March
Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper
Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1891-95; candidate for
of the United States, 1896, 1900, 1908; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from Nebraska, 1904,
and Resolutions Committee; speaker),
Secretary of State, 1913-15; candidate for Democratic nomination
for President, 1920;
delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1924
and Resolutions Committee).
Sigma Pi; Knights
Died in Dayton, Rhea
County, Tenn., July 26,
1925 (age 65 years, 129
Interment at Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; statue at Rhea County Courthouse Grounds, Dayton, Tenn.
Lillard Bryan (1822-1880) and Mariah Elizabeth (Jennings) Bryan
(1834-1896); brother of Charles
Wayland Bryan and Mary Elizabeth Bryan (1873-1962; who married Thomas
Stinson Allen); married, October
1, 1884, to Mary Elizabeth Baird (1860-1930); father of Ruth
Bryan Owen; grandfather of Helen
Rudd Brown; cousin *** of William
| || || Political family: Bryan-Jennings
family of Illinois.|
| || ||Cross-reference: Clarence
S. Darrow — Willis
| || ||Bryan County,
Okla. is named for him.|
| || ||Other politicians named for him: William
J. Bryan Jarvis
J. Bryan Dorn
| || ||Campaign slogan (1896): "Sixteen to
| || ||See also congressional
biography — Govtrack.us
page — Wikipedia
article — NNDB
dossier — Internet Movie Database
profile — Find-A-Grave
| || ||Books about William Jennings Bryan:
Robert W. Cherny, A
Righteous Cause : The Life of William Jennings Bryan —
Paolo E. Coletta, William
Jennings Bryan, Vol. 1: Political Evangelist,
1860-1908 — Paolo E. Coletta, William
Jennings Bryan, Vol. 2: Progressive Politician and Moral Statesman,
1909-1915 — Paolo E. Coletta, William
Jennings Bryan, Vol. 3: Political Puritan, 1915-1925 —
Michael Kazin, A
Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan — Scott
President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the
Nation — Gerard N. Magliocca, The
Tragedy of William Jennings Bryan: Constitutional Law and the
Politics of Backlash|
| || ||Image source: Munsey's Magazine,
Frank Patton Cooke (b. 1921) —
of Gastonia, Gaston
Born in Floyd
County, Ga., January
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer;
member of North
Carolina state senate 26th District, 1955-59.
Member, American Bar
Kappa Psi; Phi
Alpha Delta; Sigma Pi.
Robert Leonard Larson (1898-1986) —
also known as Robert L. Larson —
of Iowa City, Johnson
Born in Fairfield, Jefferson
County, Iowa, September
Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; athletic
coach; lawyer; Iowa
state attorney general, 1947-53; appointed 1947; justice of
Iowa state supreme court, 1953-71; chief
justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1959-61.
Association; Sigma Pi; Rotary.
Died in 1986
of Charles Leonard Larson and Nellie (Stever) Larson; married, June 1,
1922, to Helen Kruse; married, March
12, 1938, to Wilma Donham.|
| || ||Image source: Iowa Official Register
James Andrew Meeks (1864-1946) —
also known as James A. Meeks —
of Danville, Vermilion
Born in Washington
County, Ohio, 1864.
delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1920,
Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1933-39; defeated,
Member, American Bar
Association; Sigma Pi; Elks; Knights
Died in 1946
Interment at Spring
Hill Cemetery, Danville, Ill.
William Carlton Mobley (1906-1981) —
also known as W. Carlton Mobley —
of Forsyth, Monroe
County, Ga.; Macon, Bibb
Born near Hillsboro, Jones
County, Ga., December
secretary to U.S. Rep. Samuel
Rutherford, 1929-32; U.S.
Representative from Georgia 6th District, 1932-33; served in the
U.S. Navy during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic
National Convention from Georgia, 1952;
of Georgia state supreme court, 1954-72; chief
justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1972-74.
Member, Sigma Pi.
14, 1981 (age 74 years, 311
in Forsyth, Ga.
Walter Clifford Sadler (1891-1959) —
also known as Walter C. Sadler —
of Seattle, King
County, Wash.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw
Born in Elgin, Kane
County, Ill., February
Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil
engineer; worked on railroad
projects; lawyer; university
of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1937-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during
World War II.
Society of Civil Engineers; American
Academy of Political and Social Science; Sigma Pi; Tau Beta
Died in Los Angeles
County, Calif., October
14, 1959 (age 68 years, 241
of Walter Lincoln Sadler and Eleanore Elizabeth (Walter) Sadler;
married, July 21,
1917, to Hariette P. Jamieson.|
| || ||See also Wikipedia
William Irvin Troutman (1905-1971) —
also known as William I. Troutman —
of Shamokin, Northumberland
Born in Shamokin, Northumberland
County, Pa., January
Republican. Lawyer; U.S.
Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1943-45; member of Pennsylvania
state senate 27th District, 1945; resigned 1945; common pleas
court judge in Pennsylvania, 1946-66.
Beta Kappa; Sigma Pi; Freemasons.
Died in Shamokin, Northumberland
County, Pa., January
27, 1971 (age 66 years, 14
Interment at Odd
Fellows Cemetery, Shamokin, Pa.
Edna Batchelder Weeks (b. 1906) —
also known as Edna Batchelder —
of Greenland, Rockingham
Born in Laconia, Belknap
County, N.H., April
teacher; member of New
Hampshire state house of representatives, 1959-67.
Kappa Phi; Delta Kappa; Delta
Bureau; Order of the
Eastern Star; Grange.
Daughter of Edward C. Weeks and Nellie (Parkman) Weeks; married, October
22, 1932, to George Newton Weeks.||