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  Ben Hill Brown, Jr. (1914-1989) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., February 8, 1914. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Istanbul, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Alpha Order; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in 1989 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ben Hill Brown (1872?-?) and Clara Twitty (Colcock) Brown; married, March 3, 1940, to Barbara Bothwell Burt.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Main Coffee (1897-1983) — also known as John M. Coffee — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 23, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Sen. C. C. Dill, 1923-24; U.S. Representative from Washington 6th District, 1937-47; defeated, 1946; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940. Unitarian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Grange; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Alpha Sigma Phi; Sigma Upsilon. Died June 3, 1983 (age 86 years, 131 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in Puget Sound.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Coffee and Anne (Rae) Coffee; married, November 16, 1923, to Lillian M. Slye.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel James Ervin, Jr. (1896-1985) — also known as Sam J. Ervin, Jr. — of Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Born in Morganton, Burke County, N.C., September 27, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1923-25, 1931; chair of Burke County Democratic Party, 1924; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1930-37; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1937-43; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 10th District, 1946-47; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1948-54; appointed 1948; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1954-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1956, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Historical Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Farm Bureau; Grange; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of Ahepa; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Kiwanis; Junior Order; Newcomen Society; Sigma Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., April 23, 1985 (age 88 years, 208 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Morganton, N.C.; statue at County Courthouse Grounds, Morganton, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel James Ervin and Laura Theresa (Powe) Ervin; brother of Joseph Wilson Ervin; married, June 18, 1924, to Margaret Bruce Bell; father of Laura Powe Ervin (daughter-in-law of Hallett Sydney Ward) and Samuel James Ervin III (1926-1999).
  Political family: Ervin family of Morganton, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Matthew M. Levy (1899-1971) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (now Brest, Belarus), March 1, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; American Labor candidate for borough president of Bronx, New York, 1941; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1951-71; defeated, 1932 (Socialist), 1943 (American Labor); died in office 1971. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Civil Liberties Union; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Upsilon. Died, in Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 4, 1971 (age 72 years, 187 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Levy and Rachel Levy; married 1922 to Pearl G. Spivak.
Claude Pepper Claude Denson Pepper (1900-1989) — also known as Claude Pepper — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born near Dudleyville, Chambers County, Ala., September 8, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1929-30; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964, 1968 (alternate); member, Platform and Resolutions Committee, 1944; speaker, 1944, 1988; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1963-89 (3rd District 1963-67, 11th District 1967-73, 14th District 1973-83, 18th District 1983-89); died in office 1989. Baptist. Member, Moose; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Kappa Alpha Order; United World Federalists. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1989 (age 88 years, 264 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Cross-reference: Clarence W. Meadows
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Claude Pepper: Tracy E. Danese, Claude Pepper and Ed Ball : Politics, Purpose, and Power — James C. Clark, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper's Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary
  Image source: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory
  Frank Stacy Tavenner, Jr. (b. 1895) — also known as Frank S. Tavenner, Jr. — of Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va., July 12, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, 1940-48; acting chief counsel, International Prosecutions Section, Tokyo, Japan, 1947. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sigma Upsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Stacy Tavenner and Lou Lazear (Stephenson) Tavenner; married, December 28, 1920, to Sarah Ellen Zea.
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