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  Roy Leslie Austin (b. 1939) — also known as Roy L. Austin — of Pennsylvania. Born in Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, December 13, 1939. Naturalized U.S. citizen; university professor; U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, 2001-09. African ancestry. Member, Skull and Bones. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1967 to Glynis Josephine Sutherland.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Henry de Forest Baldwin (1862-1947) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, November 7, 1862. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Died, following a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1947 (age 84 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Simeon Baldwin and Mary Sarah (Marvin) Baldwin; married, September 4, 1890, to Jessie Pinney; grandnephew of Roger Sherman Baldwin; great-grandson of Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851); second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; second cousin of Edward Baldwin Whitney; third cousin of Roger Sherman Hoar (1887-1963).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lloyd Wheaton Bowers (1859-1910) — also known as Lloyd W. Bowers — of Winona, Winona County, Minn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 9, 1859. Lawyer; general counsel, Chicago & North Western Railway, 1893-1909; U.S. Solicitor General, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Member, Skull and Bones. Died, from a heart attack, while suffering from bronchitis, in the Touraine Hotel, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 9, 1910 (age 51 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Dwight Bowers (born 1825) and Martha Wheaton (Dowd) Bowers (born 1834); married, September 7, 1887, to Louisa Bennett Wilson (died 1897; daughter of Thomas Wilson (1827-1910)); married 1906 to Charlotte Josephine (Lewis) Watson; father of Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958; who married Robert Alphonso Taft).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  James Lane Buckley (b. 1923) — also known as James L. Buckley — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in an elevator at Women's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 9, 1923. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Senator from New York, 1971-77; defeated, 1968 (Conservative), 1976 (Republican); Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1980; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1985-96; took senior status 1996. Catholic. Irish and Swiss ancestry. Member, Skull and Bones. President, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1982-85. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of William Frank Buckley, Sr. (1881-1958) and Aloise (Steiner) Buckley; brother of William Frank Buckley, Jr. and Patricia Lee Buckley (1927-2008; who married Leo Brent Bozell (1926-1997)); married 1953 to Ann Frances Cooley.
  Political family: Buckley family of New York and Connecticut.
  Campaign slogan (1970): "Isn't it about time we had a Senator?"
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  William Frank Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008) — also known as William F. Buckley, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1925. Conservative. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1965. Catholic. Irish and Swiss ancestry. Member, Skull and Bones. Leader of the conservative movement; founder and editor of National Review magazine; author and lecturer; host of television news show "Firing Line"; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 18, 1991. Died, probably of diabetes and emphysema, in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., February 27, 2008 (age 82 years, 95 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Bernard Cemetery, Sharon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Frank Buckley, Sr. (1881-1958) and Aloise (Steiner) Buckley (1895-1985); brother of James Lane Buckley and Patricia Lee Buckley (1927-2008; who married Leo Brent Bozell (1926-1997)); married 1950 to Patricia Alden Austin Taylor (1926-2007).
  Political family: Buckley family of New York and Connecticut.
  Cross-reference: Frederic R. Coudert, Jr.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by William F. Buckley, Jr.: Getting It Right (2003) — God and Man at Yale : The Superstitions of 'Academic Freedom' (1951) — Spytime : The Undoing of James Jesus Angleton (2000) — Nearer, My God : An Autobiography of Faith (1997) — The Lexicon : A Cornucopia of Wonderful Words for the Inquisitive Word Lover (1998) — Airborne : A Sentimental Journey (1984) — In Search of Anti-Semitism (1992) — Brothers No More (1995) — Up From Liberalism (1959) — The Committee and its critics : a calm review of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (1962) — Elvis in the Morning (2001) — Execution eve, and other contemporary ballads (1975) — Four reforms : a guide for the seventies (1973) — Gratitude : reflections on what we owe to our country (1990) — Nuremberg : the reckoning (2002) — Overdrive : a personal documentary (1983) — United Nations Journal : A Delegate's Odyssey (1974) — The unmaking of a mayor (1966) — Ronald Reagan: An American Hero (2001) — The Reagan I Knew (2008)
  Fiction by William F. Buckley, Jr.: Stained Glass : A Blackford Oakes Novel — Marco Polo, If You Can : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Saving the Queen : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — See You Later, Alligator : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Tucker's Last Stand : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Mongoose, R.I.P. : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — A Very Private Plot : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — High Jinx : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Who's on First : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — The Redhunter : a novel based on the life of Senator Joe McCarthy
  Books about William F. Buckley, Jr.: John B. Judis, William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives — Lee Edwards, William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement — Carl T. Bogus, Buckley: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism
  Critical books about William F. Buckley, Jr.: David Miller, Chairman Bill: A Biography of William F. Buckley, Jr.
  George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) — also known as George Bush; "Poppy"; "Sheepskin"; "Timberwolf" — of Midland, Midland County, Tex.; Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., June 12, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1964, 1970; U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1967-71; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1971-73; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1973-74; U.S. Liaison to China, 1974-75; director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1976-77; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1980; Vice President of the United States, 1981-89; President of the United States, 1989-93; defeated, 1992. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Skull and Bones; Council on Foreign Relations; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Society of the Cincinnati; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Houston, Harris County, Tex., November 30, 2018 (age 94 years, 171 days). Interment at George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Prescott Sheldon Bush and Dorothy (Walker) Bush (1901-1992); married, January 6, 1945, to Barbara Pierce (1925-2018); father of George Walker Bush and John Ellis Bush (1953-); first cousin thrice removed of David Davis.
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  Cross-reference: Caspar W. Weinberger — John H. Sununu — Don Evans — James C. Oberwetter
  The George Bush School of Government and Public Service, at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, is named for him.  — George Bush High School, in Richmond, Texas, is named for him.  — George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, in Addison, Texas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by George H. W. Bush: All The Best, George Bush: My Life and Other Writings (1999) — Looking Forward (1987) — A World Transformed (1998)
  Books about George H. W. Bush: John Robert Greene, The Presidency of George Bush — Tim O'Shei & Joe Marren, George H. W. Bush (for young readers)
  Critical books about George H. W. Bush: Kevin Phillips, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush — Kitty Kelly, The Family : The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty
  George Walker Bush (b. 1946) — also known as George W. Bush; "Dubya"; "Shrub"; "The Smirking Chimp"; "The Decider" — of Midland, Midland County, Tex.; Crawford, McLennan County, Tex. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 6, 1946. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 19th District, 1978; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988; Governor of Texas, 1995-2000; President of the United States, 2001-09. Methodist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Skull and Bones. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Barbara (Pierce) Bush and George Herbert Walker Bush; brother of John Ellis Bush (1953-); married, November 5, 1977, to Laura Welch; grandson of Prescott Sheldon Bush; cousin *** of Elizabeth Walker Field.
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  Cross-reference: Philip J. Berg — Dan Sullivan
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by George W. Bush: A Charge to Keep (1999) — George W. Bush on God and Country : The President Speaks Out About Faith, Principle, and Patriotism (2004) — We Will Prevail: President George W. Bush on War, Terrorism and Freedom (2003)
  Books about George W. Bush: J. H. Hatfield et al, Fortunate Son : George W. Bush and the Making of An American President — Roger Simon, Divided We Stand : How Al Gore Beat George Bush and Lost the Presidency — Frank Bruni, Ambling into History : The Unlikely Odyssey of George W. Bush — Bryan Laberge, George W. Bush : In the Whirlwind — Lou Dubose et al, Boy Genius: Karl Rove, the Brains Behind the Remarkable Political Triumph of George W. Bush — Bill Sammon, Misunderestimated: The President Battles Terrorism, John Kerry, and the Bush Haters — David Aikman, A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush — Bob Woodward, Bush at War — Bob Woodward, Plan of Attack — Craig Unger, House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties — Stephen Mansfield, The Faith of George W. Bush — Ronald Kessler, A Matter of Character : Inside the White House of George W. Bush — Paul Kengor, God and George W. Bush : A Spiritual Life — Carolyn B. Thompson & James W. Ware, The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush: 10 Common Sense Lessons from the Commander-in-Chief — Donald F. Kettl, Team Bush : Leadership Lessons from the Bush White House — Sandra J. Kachurek, George W. Bush (for young readers) — Tim O'Shei & Joe Marren, George W. Bush (for young readers)
  Critical books about George W. Bush: Molly Ivins, Shrub: The Short But Happy Political Life of George W. Bush — David Corn, The Lies of George W. Bush : Mastering the Politics of Deception — Kevin Phillips, American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush — Kitty Kelly, The Family : The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty — John W. Dean, Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush — Ron Suskind, The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill — Robert C. Byrd, Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency — Jack Huberman, The Bush - Haters Handbook: A Guide to the Most Appalling Presidency of the Past 100 Years — Ian Williams, Deserter : George Bush's War on Military Families, Veterans, and His Past — Dan Piraro, The Three Little Pigs Buy the White House
  Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895-1972) — also known as Prescott S. Bush — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, May 15, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; director, Pan American Airways; director, Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS); delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964 (alternate); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1952-63; defeated, 1950. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Skull and Bones. Died, of lung cancer, in the Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 8, 1972 (age 77 years, 146 days). Interment at Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Prescott Bush (1863-1948) and Flora (Sheldon) Bush (1872-1920); married, August 6, 1921, to Dorothy Walker (1901-1992); father of George Herbert Walker Bush; grandfather of George Walker Bush and John Ellis Bush (1953-).
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Critical books about Prescott Bush: Kitty Kelly, The Family : The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty
F. Trubee Davison Frederick Trubee Davison (1896-1974) — also known as F. Trubee Davison — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Nassau County 2nd District, 1922-26; Assistant Secretary of War for Air, 1926-32; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1932; president, American Museum of Natural History, 1933-51; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; personnel director, Central Intelligence Agency, 1951-52. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Skull and Bones; American Legion. Died in Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 14, 1974 (age 78 years, 280 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Pomeroy Davison (1867-1922; banker, philanthropist) and Kate (Trubee) Davison (1871-1962); married, April 16, 1920, to Dorothy Peabody.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Time Magazine, August 24, 1925
Chauncey M. Depew Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) — also known as Chauncey M. Depew — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., April 23, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1862-63; secretary of state of New York, 1864-65; Westchester County Clerk, 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (speaker), 1924; Liberal Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1872; president, later chairman, New York Central Railroad; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888; U.S. Senator from New York, 1899-1911. French Huguenot, Dutch, and English ancestry. Member, Union League; Society of the Cincinnati; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1928 (age 93 years, 348 days). Entombed at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Depew (1800-1869) and Martha Minot (Mitchell) Depew (1810-1885); married, November 9, 1871, to Elise Hegeman (1848-1893); married, December 28, 1901, to May Palmer; second great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; third cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); third cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; third cousin thrice removed of Reuben Bostwick Heacock; fourth cousin of John Frederick Addis and Roger Sherman Hoar; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Dix, Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, John Stanley Addis and Archibald Cox.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The village of Depew, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Maxwell Evarts (1862-1913) — of Windsor, Windsor County, Vt. Born November 15, 1862. Lawyer; counsel for the Union Pacific and other railroads; banker; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1906. Member, Skull and Bones. Died October 7, 1913 (age 50 years, 326 days). Interment at Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of William Maxwell Evarts and Helen Minerva (Wardner) Evarts (1820-1903); married, April 23, 1891, to Margaret Allen Stetson (1866-1937); granduncle of Archibald Cox; great-grandson of Roger Sherman; first cousin of Roger Sherman Greene; first cousin once removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar and George Frisbie Hoar; second cousin of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?), Thomas Day Thacher and Roger Kent; second cousin once removed of Roger Sherman Hoar; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; third cousin twice removed of John Stanley Addis; fourth cousin of John Adams Dix.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William M. Evarts William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901) — also known as William M. Evarts — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 6, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Attorney General, 1868-69; U.S. Secretary of State, 1877-81; U.S. Senator from New York, 1885-91. Member, Skull and Bones. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 28, 1901 (age 83 years, 22 days). Interment at Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Mehitabel Prescott (Sherman) Evarts (1774-1851) and Jeremiah F. Evarts (1781-1831); married 1843 to Helen Minerva Bingham Wardner (1820-1903); father of Maxwell Evarts; uncle of Roger Sherman Greene; grandson of Roger Sherman; granduncle of Henry Sherman Boutell; great-grandfather of Archibald Cox; first cousin of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar and George Frisbie Hoar; first cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); first cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Hoar; second cousin twice removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; second cousin thrice removed of John Stanley Addis; third cousin once removed of John Adams Dix.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Herbert L. Satterlee
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
  Dwight Foster (1828-1884) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in 1828. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1856; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1861-64; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1866-69. Member, Skull and Bones. Died April 18, 1884 (age about 55 years). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Dwight Foster; married, August 20, 1850, to Henrietta Perkins Baldwin (daughter of Roger Sherman Baldwin; sister of Simeon Eben Baldwin); grandson of Dwight Foster; grandnephew of Theodore Foster (1752-1828).
  Political family: Foster-Baldwin family of Brookfield, Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Evan Griffith Galbraith (1928-2008) — Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 2, 1928. Republican. U.S. Ambassador to France, 1981-85. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 2008 (age 79 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Samuel Hazard Gillespie, Jr. (1910-2011) — also known as S. Hazard Gillespie, Jr. — of New York. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., July 12, 1910. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1959-61. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Died, of pancreatic cancer, in Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., March 7, 2011 (age 100 years, 238 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Averell Harriman (1891-1986) — also known as W. Averell Harriman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1891. Democrat. U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1943-46; Great Britain, 1946; , 1961, 1965-69; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1946-48; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Governor of New York, 1955-59; defeated, 1958. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Knights of Pythias; Skull and Bones. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969. Died in Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, N.Y., July 26, 1986 (age 94 years, 253 days). Interment at Arden Farm Graveyard, Arden, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Henry Harriman; married, September 21, 1915, to Kitty Lawrence (divorced 1929); married, February 21, 1930, to Marie (Norton) Whitney (died 1970; ex-wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney); married, September 27, 1971, to Pamela Hayward (1920-1997).
  Cross-reference: Jonathan B. Bingham
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Averell Harriman: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
  Henry Baldwin Harrison (1821-1901) — also known as Henry B. Harrison — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 11, 1821. Member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1854; Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1857; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1865, 1873, 1884; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1884; Governor of Connecticut, 1885-87; defeated (Republican), 1874. Member, Skull and Bones; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 29, 1901 (age 80 years, 48 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Elizabeth Osborne (daughter of Thomas Burr Osborne (1798-1869)).
  See also Wikipedia article
  George Chandler Holt (1843-1931) — Born in Mexico, Oswego County, N.Y., December 31, 1843. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1903-14; retired 1914. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Nice, France, January 26, 1931 (age 87 years, 26 days). Interment somewhere in Nice, France.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Louisa Bowen (1848-1925); father of Hamilton Holt (1872-1951).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  David Sinton Ingalls (1899-1985) — also known as David S. Ingalls — of Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Hunting Valley, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, January 28, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1927-29; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics, 1929-32; director, City of Cleveland Department of Public Health and Welfare, 1933-35; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1956; member of Republican National Committee from Ohio, 1940; vice-president and general manager, Pan American Air Ferries, 1941-42; commander, Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station; executive, Pan American World Airways; newspaper publisher. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Skull and Bones. Died in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 26, 1985 (age 86 years, 88 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Stimson Ingalls and Jane (Taft) Ingalls; married, June 27, 1922, to Louise Harkness.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Oliver Gould Jennings (1865-1936) — also known as Oliver G. Jennings — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1865. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1920; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1923-24; director, U.S. Industrial Alcohol Company; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation; director, Grocery Store Products, Inc. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in the Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1936 (age 71 years, 169 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Burr Jennings (1825-1893; one of the original stockholders of Standard Oil Company, 1871) and Esther Judson (Goodsell) Jennings (1828-1908); married 1896 to Mary Dows Brewster (1871-1964); father of Benjamin Brewster Jennings (1898-1968; president of Socony-Vacuum, which later became Mobil Oil); uncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; granduncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (1927-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Wright Kellogg (1822-1904) — also known as Stephen W. Kellogg — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn.; Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Shelburne, Franklin County, Mass., April 5, 1822. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1853; probate judge in Connecticut, 1854-60; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1860, 1868, 1876; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1869-75; defeated, 1876, 1892. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., January 27, 1904 (age 81 years, 297 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Poole Kellogg (1793-1843) and Lucy (Wright) Kellogg (1795-1882); married, September 10, 1851, to Lucia Hosmer Andrews (1829-1915); father of Elizabeth Hosmer Kellogg (who married Irving Hall Chase); great-grandfather of Seth Chase Taft; second cousin once removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of George Smith Catlin; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Abijah Catlin and Theron Ephron Catlin; third cousin twice removed of Jason Kellogg, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; fourth cousin of George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); fourth cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), Charles Kellogg (1839-1903) and Orlo Erland Wadhams.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Kent (1864-1928) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Kentfield, Marin County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 29, 1864. Republican. U.S. Representative from California, 1911-17 (2nd District 1911-13, 1st District 1913-17); delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Kentfield, Marin County, Calif., March 13, 1928 (age 63 years, 350 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of Roger Kent (1906-1980).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Forbes Kerry (b. 1943) — also known as John F. Kerry; "Liveshot" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Fitzsimmons Army Hospital, Aurora, Adams County, Colo., December 11, 1943. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1972; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1983-85; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1985-2013; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1988; candidate for President of the United States, 2004. Catholic. English and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Rosemary Isabel (Forbes) Kerry (1913-2002) and Richard John Kerry (1915-2000); married, May 23, 1970, to Julia Stimson Thorne (divorced 1988); married, May 26, 1995, to Teresa (Simoes-Ferreira) Heinz (widow of Henry John Heinz III); second great-grandson of Robert Charles Winthrop; third great-grandson of Thomas Lindall Winthrop and Jeremiah Mason; fourth great-grandnephew of George Cabot; fifth great-grandson of James Bowdoin; fifth great-grandnephew of Timothy Pickering; sixth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); first cousin four times removed of David Sears; first cousin seven times removed of John Alsop (1724-1794); second cousin twice removed of John Lee Saltonstall; second cousin five times removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; third cousin once removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of William Cameron Forbes; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, John Gardner Coolidge and Augustus Peabody Gardner; fourth cousin of William Amory Gardner Minot and William Lawrence Saltonstall; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Francis Adams; eighth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Leslie L. Farr II
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by John F. Kerry: A Call to Service : My Vision for a Better America (2003) — The New War: The Web of Crime That Threatens America's Security (1997) — Our Plan for America: Stronger at Home, Respected in the World, with John Edwards (2004)
  Books about John F. Kerry: Douglas Brinkley, Tour of Duty : John Kerry and the Vietnam War — Michael Kranish et al, John F. Kerry: The Complete Biography By The Boston Globe Reporters Who Know Him Best — Paul Alexander, The Candidate: Behind John Kerry's Remarkable Run for the White House — George Butler, John Kerry: A Portrait — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation
  Critical books about John F. Kerry: John E. O'Neill & Jerome R. Corsi, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry — David N. Bossie, The Many Faces of John Kerry
  Robert Abercrombie Lovett (1895-1986) — also known as Robert A. Lovett — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Huntsville, Walker County, Tex., September 14, 1895. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; partner, Brown Brothers Harriman; director of several railroad companies; director, Presbyterian Hospital of New York; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1951-53. Member, Skull and Bones. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963. Died in Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., May 7, 1986 (age 90 years, 235 days). Interment at Locust Valley Cemetery, Locust Valley, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Scott Lovett (1860-1932; railroad president) and Lavinia Chilton (Abercrombie) Lovett (1863-1928); married, April 19, 1919, to Adele Quartley Brown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert Lovett: Walter Isaacson, The Wise Men : Six Friends and the World They Made
  Sidney Catlin Partridge (1857-1930) — also known as S. C. Partridge — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 1, 1857. Republican. Episcopal Bishop of Kyoto, Japan, 1900-11; Bishop of the Diocese of West Missouri, 1911-30; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1928. Episcopalian. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., June 22, 1930 (age 72 years, 294 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George Sidney Partridge (1832-1875) and Helen Derby (Catlin) Partridge (1834-1906); married 1901 to Agnes Laura Louisa Simpson.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Ellis H. Roberts Ellis Henry Roberts (1827-1918) — also known as Ellis H. Roberts — of Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., September 30, 1827. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1864, 1868; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1867; U.S. Representative from New York, 1871-75 (21st District 1871-73, 22nd District 1873-75); defeated, 1874; banker; Treasurer of the United States, 1897-1905. Presbyterian. Welsh ancestry. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Skull and Bones; American Historical Association. Died in 1918 (age about 90 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Watkin Roberts and Gwen (Williams) Roberts; married, June 24, 1851, to Elizabeth Morris.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Kenneth Farrand Simpson (1895-1941) — also known as Kenneth F. Simpson — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1935-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940 (member, Arrangements Committee); U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1941; died in office 1941. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Skull and Bones; American Legion; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 25, 1941 (age 45 years, 266 days). Interment at Hudson City Cemetery, Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Helen Louise Knickerbacker Porter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Potter Stewart (1915-1985) — Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., January 23, 1915. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1954-58; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1958-81; took senior status 1981. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Skull and Bones. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., December 7, 1985 (age 70 years, 318 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Henry Lewis Stimson (1867-1950) — also known as Henry L. Stimson — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 21, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1906-09; candidate for Governor of New York, 1910; U.S. Secretary of War, 1911-13, 1940-45; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920, 1932; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1927-29; U.S. Secretary of State, 1929-33. Presbyterian. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., October 20, 1950 (age 83 years, 29 days). Interment at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church, Laurel Hollow, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Henry L. Stimson: Godfrey Hodgson, The Colonel : The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950 — David F. Schmitz, Henry L. Stimson : The First Wise Man
  Charles Phelps Taft II (1897-1983) — also known as Charles P. Taft — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 20, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-28; member, Cincinnati City Council, 1938-42; Republican candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1952, 1958 (primary); mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1955-57. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Skull and Bones; Phi Beta Kappa; American Legion. Died June 24, 1983 (age 85 years, 277 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Howard Taft and Helen (Herron) Taft; brother of Robert Alphonso Taft; married, October 6, 1917, to Eleanor Kellogg Chase (daughter of Irving Hall Chase); father of Seth Chase Taft; nephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; uncle of William Howard Taft III and Robert Taft, Jr.; grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; grandnephew of William Collins; granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III (1942-); great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin.
  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
  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
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
  Nelson Strobridge Talbott III (b. 1946) — also known as Strobe Talbott — of Ohio. Born in 1946. U.S. Ambassador to , 1993-94. Member, Skull and Bones. Still living as of 1994.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Samuel Wadsworth (1807-1864) — also known as James S. Wadsworth — of New York. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., October 30, 1807. Republican. Candidate for Governor of New York, 1862; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Member, Skull and Bones. Died of wounds received in the Battle of the Wilderness, in Spotsylvania County, Va., May 8, 1864 (age 56 years, 191 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Wadsworth (1768-1844) and Naomi (Wolcott) Wadsworth (1776-1831); married, May 11, 1834, to Mary Craig Wharton (1814-1874); father of Charles Frederick Wadsworth and James Wolcott Wadsworth; grandfather of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott; great-grandfather of James Jermiah Wadsworth; great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); second great-grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; first cousin once removed of Edward Oliver Wolcott; first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919) and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843), George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott; third cousin twice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Daniel Pitkin, Eli Coe Birdsey (1843-1929), Lawson Wooding Hall and Selden Chapin; third cousin thrice removed of Frederic Lincoln Chapin; fourth cousin of Morris Woodruff, Elisha Hunt Allen and George Washington Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Theodore Dwight, Timothy Pitkin, Charles Robert Sherman, Edmund Holcomb, George Catlin Woodruff, Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Chapman Williston, William Fessenden Allen, Alfred Clark Chapin, Franklin Darius Hale, Adrian Rowe Wadsworth, Sr., Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) and Clarence Seymour Wadsworth.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
James W. Wadsworth, Jr. James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. (1877-1952) — also known as James W. Wadsworth, Jr. — of Mt. Morris, Livingston County, N.Y.; Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y.; Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y. Born in Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y., August 12, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1905-10; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (speaker), 1924, 1928, 1936, 1940; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; U.S. Senator from New York, 1915-27; defeated, 1926; U.S. Representative from New York, 1933-51 (39th District 1933-45, 41st District 1945-51); delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion; Grange; United Spanish War Veterans; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Union League; Skull and Bones. The U.S. Senate's leading opponent of woman suffrage and alcohol prohibition. Died in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1952 (age 74 years, 314 days). Interment at Temple Hill Cemetery, Geneseo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Wolcott Wadsworth and Mary Louisa (Travers) Wadsworth; married, September 30, 1902, to Alice Hay (born 1880; daughter of John Milton Hay); father of James Jermiah Wadsworth and Evelyn Wadsworth (who married William Stuart Symington); nephew of Charles Frederick Wadsworth; grandson of James Samuel Wadsworth; grandfather of James Wadsworth Symington; great-grandson of Reverdy Johnson; great-grandnephew of Thomas Fielder Bowie; second great-grandson of John Johnson; second great-grandnephew of Robert William Bowie (1787-1848); third great-grandson of Erastus Wolcott and Robert William Bowie (1750-1818); third great-grandnephew of Oliver Wolcott, Sr., Benjamin Mackall IV, Walter Bowie and Thomas Mackall; fourth great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin once removed of Edward Oliver Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Matthew Griswold and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin thrice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; fourth cousin once removed of Eli Coe Birdsey, George Harrison Hall and Alfred Wolcott.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  George Peabody Wetmore (1846-1921) — also known as George P. Wetmore — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in London, England, of American parents, August 2, 1846. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1880, 1884; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1880, 1884; Governor of Rhode Island, 1885-87; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1895-1907, 1908-13. Member, Skull and Bones. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 11, 1921 (age 75 years, 40 days). Interment at Island Cemetery, Newport, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of William Shepard Wetmore (1801-1862) and Anstiss Derby (Rogers) Wetmore (1830-1889); brother of Annie Derby Rogers Wetmore (1848-1884; who married William Watts Sherman); married to Edith Malvina Keteltas (1848-1927); father of Maude Alice Keteltas Wetmore; grandnephew of Benjamin Toppan Pickman; great-grandson of Benjamin Pickman, Jr. (1763-1843); first cousin thrice removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; third cousin once removed of George Bailey Loring.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
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