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  George Birch Abbott (1850-1908) — also known as George B. Abbott — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brookfield, Orange County, Vt., September 27, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Kings County Surrogate, 1889-1901; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-08; died in office 1908. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Phi; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from "blood poisoning" (infection), and pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 10, 1908 (age 57 years, 136 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Abbott and Diancy (Pickering) Abbott; married, November 20, 1878, to Eva Topping Reeve.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Llewelyn Sherman Adams (1899-1986) — also known as Sherman Adams; "The Abominable No Man"; "The Great Stone Face" — of Lincoln, Grafton County, N.H. Born in East Dover, Dover, Windham County, Vt., January 8, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lumberman; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1941-44; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1943-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944, 1952 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1945-47; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lincoln, 1948; Governor of New Hampshire, 1949-53; defeated, 1946; assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-58; forced to resign in 1958 following disclosure that he had accepted gifts from a Boston businessman seeking preferred treatment from federal agencies. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Grange; Elks; Society of Colonial Wars; Foresters. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., October 27, 1986 (age 87 years, 292 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lincoln, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Clyde A. Adams and Winnie Marian (Sherman) Adams; married, July 28, 1923, to Rachael Leona White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Adams, Jr. (1849-1906) — also known as Bertie Adams — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1849. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1883-86; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1893-1906; died in office 1906; drafted and introduced the declaration of war against Spain, 1898. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the Revolution; Sons of the War of 1812; Society of Colonial Wars. Despondent over heavy losses in stock speculation and the prospect of defeat at the polls, he killed himself by pistol shot, in his rooms at the Metropolitan Club, and died soon after in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1906 (age 57 years, 95 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Beatty Alexander (1849-1927) — also known as Charles B. Alexander — of Tuxedo Park, Orange County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 6, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; director and counsel for Equitable Life insurance company; director of the Middletown & Unionville Railroad, the Hocking Valley Railroad, and several banks; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916 (alternate), 1920; member, New York State Board of Regents, 1913-27. Presbyterian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1927 (age 77 years, 63 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Martyn Alexander and Susan Mary (Brown) Alexander; married, April 26, 1887, to Harriet Crocker (daughter of Charles Crocker (1822-1888)); father of Mary Alexander (who married Sheldon Whitehouse (1883-1965)) and Harriet Crocker Alexander (1888-1972; who married Winthrop Williams Aldrich); grandfather of Charles Sheldon Whitehouse; great-grandfather of Sheldon Whitehouse (1955-).
  Political families: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York; Crocker-Whitehouse family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) — also known as Frederick H. Allen — of Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 30, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; village president of Pelham Manor, New York, 1904-06; chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1904-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920 (alternate); served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 3, 1937 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Hunt Allen and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen; brother of William Fessenden Allen; married, June 30, 1892, to Adele Livingston Stevens; grandson of Samuel Clesson Allen; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Chester Ashley; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Abijah Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823), Jared Ingersoll and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Judson H. Warner, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Josiah Quincy.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jefferson Randolph Anderson (b. 1861) — also known as J. Randolph Anderson — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., September 4, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; attorney for several railroads; director, Savannah Bank and Trust Co.; director, Savannah Electric & Power Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1905-06, 1909-12; member of Georgia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1907-08; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912 (speaker); member of Georgia state senate, 1913-14. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. and Jane Margaret (Randolph) Anderson; married, November 27, 1895, to Anne Page Wilder.
  Henry Hersey Andrew (b. 1858) — also known as Henry H. Andrew — of Union, Monroe County, W.Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April, 1858. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; candidate for West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1898. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Albion Andrew and Eliza (Hersey) Andrew (1826-1898); brother of John Forrester Andrew; married, January 16, 1891, to Mary Raynard Garrettson; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pickering; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence and John Prescott Bigelow (1797-1872); fourth cousin once removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Breckinridge Ardery (1887-1967) — also known as William B. Ardery — of Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born near Paris, Bourbon County, Ky., August 11, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 73rd District, 1930-31; candidate for nomination for Governor of Kentucky, 1931; circuit judge in Kentucky 14th District, 1936-67. Disciples of Christ. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; American Judicature Society; Society of Colonial Wars. Died of a heart attack, in Paris, Bourbon County, Ky., July 25, 1967 (age 79 years, 348 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Porter Ardery and Mary Ella (Adair) Ardery; married, April 14, 1910, to Julia Hoge Spencer; father of Philip Pendleton Ardery (1914-2012).
  Political family: Tweedy family.
  Henry Moore Baker (1841-1912) — also known as Henry M. Baker — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bow, Merrimack County, N.H., January 11, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1893-97; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1912 (age 71 years, 140 days). Interment at Alexander Cemetery, Bow, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron W. Baker and Nancy (Dustin) Baker.
  Cross-reference: Sherman E. Burroughs
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Raymond Ball (1896-1943) — also known as Thomas R. Ball — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1927-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., June 16, 1943 (age 47 years, 124 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Watson Ball and Alice Lynde (Raymond) Ball; married, December 18, 1934, to Elvira Urisarri de Polo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Anthony Bleecker Banks (b. 1837) — also known as A. Bleecker Banks — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 7, 1837. Democrat. Publishing business; member of New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1862; member of New York state senate 13th District, 1868-71; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1876-78, 1884-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1884; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 19th District, 1894. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Banks and Harriet (Lloyd) Banks; married to Phebe Wells.
  William Warren Barbour (1888-1943) — also known as W. Warren Barbour; "The Champ" — of Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J.; Locust, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Monmouth Beach, Monmouth County, N.J., July 31, 1888. Republican. Manufacturer; business executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1931-37, 1938-43; appointed 1931; defeated, 1936; died in office 1943; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Moose; Society of Colonial Wars. Amateur heavyweight boxing champion of the U.S. and Canada in 1910-11. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Washington, D.C., November 22, 1943 (age 55 years, 114 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Barbour and Julia Adelaide (Sprague) Barbour; married, December 1, 1921, to Elysabeth C. Carrere.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Worcester County, Mass., September 10, 1847. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1893-97; defeated (Republican), 1896. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of a kidney disorder, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1909 (age 61 years, 225 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer); brother of Willard Bartlett (1846-1925); married to Bertha Post.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willard Bartlett (1846-1925) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Mass., October 14, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Elihu Root, 1869-83 and 1917-24; drama critic; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1884-1907; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1896-1906; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1906-16; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1914-16. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, from heart disease, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 17, 1925 (age 78 years, 95 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer) and Agnes E. H. (Willard) Bartlett; brother of Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909); married, October 26, 1870, to Mary Fairbanks Buffum.
  Mabel C. Batchelder (born c.1874) — also known as Mabel C. Streeter — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., about 1874. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1932. Female. Unitarian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Daughters of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Leonard Streeter and Caroline (Ammidown) Streeter; married, June 27, 1894, to Frank R. Batchelder.
  Theodore Cornelius Bates (b. 1843) — of North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., June 4, 1843. Republican. Manufacturer; proprietor, Worcester Corset Co.; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1879; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1883; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Bates and Sarah (Fletcher) Bates; married, December 24, 1868, to Emma Frances Duncan.
  Jesse Bunton Baxter (b. 1872) — also known as Jesse B. Baxter — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., October 10, 1872. Republican. Banker; treasurer of Massachusetts Republican Party, 1915-16; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Congregationalist. Member, Loyal Legion; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Quincy Baxter and Isadore Frances (Bunton) Baxter; married, June 29, 1909, to Katharine Woodbury.
  Howard Randolph Bayne (1851-1933) — also known as Howard R. Bayne — of New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Winchester, Va., May 11, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 23rd District, 1909-12. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Bar Association. Died in New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., March 13, 1933 (age 81 years, 306 days). Interment somewhere in Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Bayne and Mary Ellen (Ashby) Bayne; married, April 27, 1886, to Lizzie S. Moore (died 1923; daughter of Samuel Preston Moore (Confederate surgeon-general)); married, February 17, 1932, to Amy (Hughes) D'Aeth.
  Russell Benedict (1859-1936) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1912-25. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 29, 1936 (age 77 years, 4 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Seth Williston Benedict (1803-1869) and Anna Elizabeth (Russell) Benedict; married, October 19, 1892, to May Gillette Sherwood (1872-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (1837-1914) — also known as S. G. W. Benjamin — of New York; Washington, D.C.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born, of American parents, at Argos, Greece, February 13, 1837. Librarian; author; artist; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1883-85; U.S. Consul General in Teheran, as of 1883-85. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; American Forestry Association; Navy League. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., July 19, 1914 (age 77 years, 156 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan B. Benjamin (missionary) and Mary Gladding (Wheeler) Benjamin (poet); married, October 20, 1863, to Clara Stowell (died 1880); married, November 16, 1882, to Fanny Nichols Weed (1837-1924; author).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin: Our American Artists
  Robert Worth Bingham (1871-1937) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Orange County, N.C., November 8, 1871. Lawyer; publisher of Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1907; Republican candidate for Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1910; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1911; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1933-37. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 18, 1937 (age 66 years, 40 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Robert Bingham and Delphine Louise (Worth) Bingham; married, May 20, 1896, to Eleanor E. Miller (died 1913); married, November 15, 1916, to Mary Lily (Kenan) Flagler; married, August 20, 1924, to Mrs. James Byron Hilliard.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Bancroft Bird — also known as Samuel B. Bird — of Bancroft Mills, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1943-46. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Isaac W. Birdseye Isaac Washington Birdseye (1847-1927) — also known as Isaac W. Birdseye — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn.; Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Huntington (now Shelton), Fairfield County, Conn., June 18, 1847. Republican. Manufacturer of corsets; bank director; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1904. Congregationalist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Military Order of Foreign Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., October 6, 1927 (age 80 years, 110 days). Entombed at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Birdseye (1804-1847) and Caroline (Hubbell) Birdseye (1809-1872); married, May 4, 1880, to Elizabeth Josephine 'Lizzie' Sherwood; first cousin twice removed of Victory James Birdseye; third cousin twice removed of Gershom Birdsey and Benjamin Hard; fourth cousin once removed of Eli Coe Birdsey (1799-1843).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hatch family of Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
Henry A. Bishop Henry Alfred Bishop (b. 1860) — also known as Henry A. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., December 4, 1860. Democrat. Ticket agent, purchasing agent, and superintendent of several railroads; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgeport, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1912 (alternate); candidate for secretary of state of Connecticut, 1888; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1904; president, Clapp Fire Resisting Paint Co., Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey Power Co., and Reed Carpet Co.; vice-president, Brady Brass Co., Pacific Iron Works, Connecticut National Bank, and Consolidated Telephone Co.; director, Westchester Street Railway Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; director, Bridgeport Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Psi Upsilon; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop (1865-1920); married, February 6, 1883, to Jessie Alvord Trubee; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Chester Castle Bolton (1882-1939) — also known as Chester C. Bolton — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 5, 1882. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1923-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928; U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1929-37, 1939; died in office 1939. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Rotary. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 29, 1939 (age 57 years, 54 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles C. Bolton and Julia (Castle) Bolton; married, September 14, 1907, to Frances Payne Bingham; father of Oliver Payne Bolton (1917-1972).
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Sherman Boutell (1856-1926) — also known as Henry S. Boutell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 14, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1884; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897-1911 (6th District 1897-1903, 9th District 1903-11); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1911-13; law professor. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Sanremo, Italy, March 11, 1926 (age 69 years, 362 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Henry Boutell and Anna (Greene) Boutell; married, December 29, 1880, to Euphemia Lucia Clara Gates; nephew of Roger Sherman Greene; grandnephew of William Maxwell Evarts; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Henry Colvin Brewster (1845-1928) — also known as Henry C. Brewster — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., September 7, 1845. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Died in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., January 29, 1928 (age 82 years, 144 days). Originally entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of Simon L. Brewster and Editha C. (Colvin) Brewster; married, October 5, 1876, to Alice E. Chapin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Isaac W. Brooks (b. 1838) — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., November 8, 1838. Republican. Merchant; banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1884, 1893-94; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1893-94; member of Connecticut state senate 30th District, 1907-08. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  James Henry Brown (b. 1859) — of Denver, Colo. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 3, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; attorney for railroads; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1890-92. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Cordes Brown and Jane Cory (Thompson) Brown; married, December 3, 1884, to Mary A. Clark (died 1913).
  Edward Anson Butler (b. 1841) — also known as E. A. Butler — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, July 25, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Navy during the Civil War; shipbroker; mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1890-93. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anson Butler and Annah (Hunstable) Butler; married, December 30, 1868, to Lucy A. Stanley (died); married, May 11, 1892, to Eva Arey Bartlett.
  Melbert Brinkerhoff Cary (b. 1852) — also known as Melbert B. Cary — of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Racine, Racine County, Wis., July 23, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Connecticut Democratic state chair, 1898-1900; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1908. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Watson Cary and Isabel (Brinkerhoff) Cary; married, April 28, 1880, to Julia Metcalf.
  Wilbur Lucius Cross (1862-1948) — also known as Wilbur L. Cross — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn., April 10, 1862. Democrat. University professor; Governor of Connecticut, 1931-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1946. Member, American Philosophical Society; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 5, 1948 (age 86 years, 178 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Cross and Harriet M. (Gurley) Cross; married, July 17, 1889, to Helen B. Avery.
  Wilbur Cross Parkway (built 1939-47), in New Haven County, Connecticut, is named for him.  — Wilbur L. Cross Elementary School, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is named for him.
  Personal motto: "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philip Kingsland Crowe (1908-1976) — also known as Philip K. Crowe — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 7, 1908. Newspaper reporter; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Ceylon, 1953-56; South Africa, 1959-61; Norway, 1969-73; Denmark, 1973-75. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in 1976 (age about 68 years). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Earl R. Crowe and Kathleen McClellan (Higgins) Crowe; married, June 21, 1937, to Irene Pettus.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James G. Cutler (1848-1927) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 24, 1848. Republican. Architect; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896, 1916; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1904-07. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League. Patented the mail chute for tall buildings. Died in 1927 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John N. Cutler and Mary E. (Goold) Cutler; married, September 27, 1871, to Anna K. Abbey.
  Clarence Douglas Dillon (1909-2003) — also known as C. Douglas Dillon; Clarence Douglass Dillon — of Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, of American parents, August 21, 1909. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; financier; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1952 (alternate), 1968; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1953-57; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1961-65. Scottish, French, Swedish, and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Society of Colonial Wars. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on July 6, 1989. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 10, 2003 (age 93 years, 142 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anne McEldin (Douglass) Dillon (1881-1961) and Clarence Dillon (1882-1979; financier); married, March 10, 1931, to Phyllis Chess Ellsworth; married 1983 to Susan Sage.
  Dillon House (offices, built 1965), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  William Harris Douglas (1853-1944) — also known as William H. Douglas — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1853. Republican. Exporter; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-05 (14th District 1901-03, 15th District 1903-05); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1944 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Douglas and Rebecca (Harris) Douglas; married, April 11, 1889, to Juliette H. Thorne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Boutwell Dunlap (1877-1930) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 14, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; historian; nominated for U.S. Representative from California 1st District 1904, but withdrew before election; Vice-Consul for Argentina in San Francisco, Calif., 1909-30. Member, Kappa Sigma; Delta Chi; Society of Colonial Wars; American Political Science Association; American Historical Association. Died in his room at the Graystone Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., December 22, 1930 (age 53 years, 38 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Dunlap (1827-1909) and Sarah Jane (Robinson) Dunlap (1847-1920).
  Elisha Dyer, Jr. (1839-1906) — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1839. Republican. Chemist; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1877; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1882; Adjutant General of Rhode Island, 1882-95; Governor of Rhode Island, 1897-1900; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1906; died in office 1906. Member, Freemasons; Zeta Psi; Loyal Legion; Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1906 (age 67 years, 0 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Dyer and Anna Jones (Hoppin) Dyer (1815-1884); married 1862 to Nancy Anthony Viall (1843-1920); grandfather of Walter Gurnee Dyer; great-grandson of William Jones; first cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin; third cousin twice removed of Peter Rawson Taft (1785-1867) and Denwood Lynn Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Alphonso Taft.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Davis family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Eastin English (1850-1926) — also known as William E. English — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Lexington, Scott County, Ind., November 3, 1850. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1879; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1892, 1896; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912; member of Indiana state senate, 1917-25; defeated (Republican), 1908, 1910. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; United Spanish War Veterans; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 29, 1926 (age 75 years, 177 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of William Hayden English and Emma Mardulia (Jackson) English; married, January 5, 1898, to Helen Orr; grandson of Elisha Gale English (1797?-1874).
  Political family: English family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William H. English William Hayden English (1822-1896) — also known as William H. English — of Lexington, Scott County, Ind. Born in Lexington, Scott County, Ind., August 27, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1851-52; Speaker of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1853-61; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1880. English and French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 7, 1896 (age 73 years, 164 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Mahala (Eastin) English and Elisha Gale English (1797?-1874); married 1847 to Emma Mardulia Jackson; father of William Eastin English.
  Political family: English family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Cornell University Library
  Charles Rowland Peaslee Farnsley (1907-1990) — also known as Charles P. Farnsley; Charlie Farnsley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Glenview, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 28, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1936-40; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1948-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1965-67; defeated in primary, 1932 (at-large), 1934 (3rd District). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Upsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, at Brownsboro Hills Nursing Home, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.; statue at West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Burrel Hopson Farnsley and Anna May (Peaslee) Farnsley; married, February 27, 1937, to Nancy Hall Carter; father of Burrel Charles Farnsley (1954?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Claude Moore Fuess (b. 1885) — also known as Claude M. Fuess — of Andover, Essex County, Mass. Born in Waterville, Oneida County, N.Y., January 12, 1885. Republican. Instructor and headmaster, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; director, Andover National Bank; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Presbyterian. Member, American Antiquarian Society; Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Philip Fuess and Helen Augusta (Moore) Fuess; married, June 27, 1911, to Elizabeth Cushing Goodhue.
  Hampson Gary (1873-1952) — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex.; Washington, D.C. Born in Tyler, Smith County, Tex., April 23, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president, Royall National Bank; director, Guaranty State Bank; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1901-02; member of Texas Democratic State Executive Committee, 1902-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1908; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Egypt, 1917-18; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1917-20; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1920-21. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Tau Omega; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died April 18, 1952 (age 78 years, 361 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Newman Gary and Martha Isabella (Boren) Gary; married, December 18, 1901, to Bessie Royall.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Howard Gates (1865-1927) — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, October 26, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 2nd District, 1913-27; died in office 1927. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; American Bar Association; Kiwanis. Died November 8, 1927 (age 62 years, 13 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cook Gates and Adelia (St. John) Gates; married, November 13, 1899, to Mary Edna Carter.
  Charles A. Goss (1863-1938) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Edinburg, Portage County, Ohio, December 10, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1893; U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1905-10; district judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1920-25; chief justice of Nebraska state supreme court, 1927-38; died in office 1938. Methodist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons. Died August 13, 1938 (age 74 years, 246 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Ruggles Goss and Martha (Carr) Goss; married, October 4, 1890, to Carrie Shimp.
  William Bates Greenough (1866-1956) — also known as William B. Greenough — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., November 22, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; Rhode Island state attorney general, 1905-12; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Chi Phi; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution. Died November 17, 1956 (age 89 years, 361 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of James Carruthers Greenough and Jeanie Ashley (Bates) Greenough; married, September 27, 1893, to Eliza S. Clark.
  Curtis Guild, Jr. (1860-1915) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 2, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903-06; Governor of Massachusetts, 1906-09; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1908; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; American Forestry Association. In 1907, John A. Steele came to the State House with a revolver, and attempted to kill Gov. Guild; he was subdued and arrested after shooting two people. Died, of pneumonia, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 6, 1915 (age 55 years, 63 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Curtis Guild (born 1827) and Sarah C. Guild; married, June 1, 1892, to Charlotte H. Johnson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Franklin Mott Gunther (1885-1941) — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 28, 1885. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Egypt, 1928-30; Romania, 1937-41. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Bucharest, Romania, December 22, 1941 (age 56 years, 297 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin L. Gunther and Louisa Dunmore (Mott) Gunther; married, April 27, 1918, to Louisa Bronson Hunnewell.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Boardman Hall (b. 1856) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, April 17, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1892; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1896. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Joseph Frye Hall and Mary M. (Farrow) Hall; married 1892 to Mary E. Hamlin.
Carter H. Harrison Carter Henry Harrison II (1860-1953) — also known as Carter H. Harrison — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 23, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; newspaper editor and publisher; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1897-1905, 1911-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1900, 1916, 1920, 1932, 1936; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Illinois District, 1933-44. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the War of 1812; Military Order of the World Wars. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 25, 1953 (age 93 years, 246 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Carter Henry Harrison and Sophonisba Grayson (Preston) Harrison (1833-1876); married to Marguerite Stearns (1858-1887); married, December 14, 1887, to Edith Ogden (1862-1955; author); great-grandson of William Russell (1758-1825); great-grandnephew of Alfred William Grayson and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); second great-grandson of William Russell (1735-1793) and William Grayson; second great-grandnephew of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791), William Cabell and William Smallwood; third great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; first cousin thrice removed of Thomas Jefferson, Carter Bassett Harrison, William Cabell, Jr., William Henry Cabell, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and Beverly Robinson Grayson; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland, Peyton Randolph (1721-1775) and Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr., William Campbell Preston Breckinridge and Benjamin Earl Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Dabney Carr, John Scott Harrison and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph, George Nicholas, Beverley Randolph, Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge, Henry Skillman Breckinridge and Earle Cabell; third cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, John William Leftwich and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); third cousin twice removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828), Henry St. George Tucker, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Stanley Matthews; third cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett and Samuel Nicholls Smallwood; fourth cousin of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Russell Benjamin Harrison, Henry De La Warr Flood, John Brady Grayson, Frederick Madison Roberts and Joel West Flood; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Peter Myndert Dox, Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, John Gardner Coolidge, Harry Flood Byrd and William Henry Harrison (1896-1990).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Robert E. Burke
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill (1879-1941) — also known as John Philip Hill — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., May 2, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1910-15; candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1921-27; defeated, 1908, 1928, 1930, 1936; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 3rd District, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks; Moose; Odd Fellows. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1941 (age 62 years, 21 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Hill and Kate Watts (Clayton) Hill; married, October 28, 1913, to Suzanne Howell Carroll (1889-1962; daughter of John Howell Carroll; third great-granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832)).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Furman Hunt (b. 1844) — also known as Samuel F. Hunt — of Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Springdale, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 22, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1870-71; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1871; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Hamilton County, 1873; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1880; superior court judge in Ohio, 1890-98. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion; Sons of the Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Randolph Hunt (M.D.) and Amanda (Baird) Hunt.
  Charles P. Hutchinson (b. 1887) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., October 17, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; Mercer County Clerk, 1928-45; common pleas court judge in New Jersey, 1945-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Mercer County, 1947. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Barton B. Hutchinson (1860-1928); married to Laura D. Reading.
  William Moulton Ingraham (b. 1870) — also known as William M. Ingraham — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 2, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Maine, 1907-15; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1915; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1917; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1928; delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Cumberland County, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Darius Holbrook Ingraham (1837-?) and Ella (Moulton) Ingraham; married, June 1, 1901, to Jessamine P. Damsel.
  Almet Francis Jenks (1853-1924) — also known as Almet F. Jenks — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 21, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1900-21; resigned 1921; candidate for chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1916. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in 1924 (age about 71 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Grenville Tudor Jenks and Persis Sophia (Smith) Jenks; brother of Paul E. Jenks (1863?-1923); married, April 29, 1891, to Lena Barré.
  Hallett C. Johnson (1888-1968) — also known as Francis Hallett Johnson — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 26, 1888. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Stockholm, as of 1938; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1944-47. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Psi. Died, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 11, 1968 (age 79 years, 259 days). Interment at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Augustus Johnson (1836-1912) and Frances Valeda 'Fannie' (Matthews) Johnson; married, May 20, 1920, to Katherine Elizabeth Steward (1889-1969; niece of Robert Livingston Beeckman); father of Hallett Johnson, Jr. (son-in-law of Jay Cooke (1897-1963)).
  Political family: Cooke family of Ohio and Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Edward Lawrence Katzenbach (1878-1934) — also known as Edward L. Katzenbach — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., October 21, 1878. Lawyer; counsel for banks and paper companies; New Jersey state attorney general, 1924-29. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., December 18, 1934 (age 56 years, 58 days). Interment at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Snowden Katzenbach (1844-1921) and Augusta Susan (Mushbach) Katzenbach (1844-1922); brother of Frank Snowden Katzenbach, Jr.; married, November 7, 1911, to Marie Louise Hunt Hilson; father of Nicholas de Belleville Katzenbach; uncle of Frank Snowden Katzenbach III; third great-grandnephew of John Imlay; first cousin four times removed of James Henderson Imlay (1764-1823).
  Political family: Katzenbach family of New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Thomas Kays (1878-1958) — also known as Henry T. Kays — of Newton, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Newton, Sussex County, N.J., September 29, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; Sussex County Freeholder, 1910-11; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1913-15; member of New Jersey state senate from Sussex County, 1919-24; resigned 1924; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1924-35; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1935-47; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Sussex County, 1947. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died July 26, 1958 (age 79 years, 300 days). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Kays and Marielle (Ryerson) Kays; married to Katherine Van Blarcom (1871-1962); great-grandson of Thomas Cox Ryerson (1788-1838).
  Epitaph: "Senator / Judge of Court of Errors and Appeals / A Vice Chancellor / of the State of New Jersey / Superior Court Judge."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hamilton Fish Kean (1862-1941) — also known as Hamilton F. Kean — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Union Township, Union County, N.J., February 27, 1862. Republican. Banker; farmer; chair of Union County Republican Party, 1900; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1905-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1919-28; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1929-35; defeated, 1924, 1934; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1941 (age 79 years, 303 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Kean (1814-1895) and Lucinetta 'Lucy' (Halsted) Kean (1825-1912); brother of John Kean (1852-1914); married, January 12, 1888, to Katharine Taylor Winthrop (1866-1943); father of Robert Winthrop Kean; grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean; great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; great-grandnephew of Philip Peter Livingston; second great-grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler, Johannes de Peyster and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); first cousin once removed of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); first cousin twice removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); first cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; first cousin four times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes DePeyster, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, John Jacob Astor III, Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Bronson Murray Cutting, Robert Reginald Livingston and Brockholst Livingston.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Dean Kimball (1859-1930) — also known as Charles D. Kimball — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 13, 1859. Republican. Merchant; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1894-99; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1900-01; Governor of Rhode Island, 1901-03; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died December 8, 1930 (age 71 years, 86 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Emery S. Kimball and Mary C. (Briggs) Kimball; married, November 24, 1885, to Gertrude C. Greenalgh.
  John Edgar Leaycraft (1849-1916) — also known as J. Edgar Leaycraft — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 15, 1849. Republican. Real estate business; New York State Tax Commissioner, 1899. Methodist. Member, Union League; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 3, 1916 (age 67 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony D. Leaycraft; married, November 25, 1874, to Caroline Crawford (1847-1921); father of Agnes C. L. Donohugh (1876-?).
  Costello Lippitt (1842-1924) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in East Killingly, Killingly, Windham County, Conn., December 12, 1842. Republican. Banker; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1908-10; Connecticut state treasurer, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Society of Colonial Wars. Died August 21, 1924 (age 81 years, 253 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Norris G. Lippitt (1816-1867) and Eliza M. (Leffingwell) Lippitt (1819-1863); married to Emily Hyde Standish (1842-1889); married, June 4, 1890, to Gertrude Hopkins Lamphere (1858-1922).
  See also 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)
  Edward Thomas Moore (b. 1881) — also known as Edward T. Moore — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Passaic, Passaic County, N.J., July 3, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1909-10; law professor; vice-chair of New Jersey Republican Party, 1934-39. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Martin Moore (attorney) and Sarah (Wickham) Moore; married 1931 to Lillian Ring.
T. Channing Moore Thomas Channing Moore (b. 1872) — also known as T. Channing Moore — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., June 1, 1872. Republican. Sales manager; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1920-26, 1929. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Loyal Legion; Phi Delta Theta; Union League; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of T. W. C. Moore; married 1907 to Bertha Douglas Stone; grandson of Francis Elias Spinner (1802-1890).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  Luther Wright Mott (1874-1923) — also known as Luther W. Mott — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., November 30, 1874. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; U.S. Representative from New York, 1911-23 (28th District 1911-13, 32nd District 1913-23); died in office 1923. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., July 10, 1923 (age 48 years, 222 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Scriba town, Oswego County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Mott and Alice J. (Wright) Mott; married, December 10, 1902, to Ruth Woolsey Johnson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Gleason Newton (1843-1914) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Durham, Middlesex County, Conn., June 5, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1885, 1895; trustee, Farmers' and Mechanics' Savings Bank, Middletown, Conn. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Phi Beta Kappa. Died March 21, 1914 (age 70 years, 289 days). Interment at Durham Cemetery, Durham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Gaylord Newton and Nancy M. (Merwin) Newton; married 1885 to Dr. Sarah Allen Baldwin (1845-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Herbert Norton (b. 1851) — also known as Thomas H. Norton — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Rushford, Allegany County, N.Y., June 30, 1851. Republican. Chemist; newspaper editor; university professor; librarian; U.S. Consul in Harput, 1900-05; Smyrna, 1905-06; Chemnitz, 1906-14. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon; American Chemical Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Robert Norton and Julia Ann Granger (Horsford) Norton; married, December 27, 1883, to Edith Eliza Ames.
  A. Dayton Oliphant (1887-1963) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., October 28, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1915-17; Mercer County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1918-23; chair of Mercer County Republican Party, 1921; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1927-45; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1945-46, 1948-57; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1946-48. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Society of the Cincinnati; Phi Delta Theta; Society of Colonial Wars. Died June 25, 1963 (age 75 years, 240 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Duncan Oliphant and Elizabeth Van Dever (Dayton) Oliphant; married, June 21, 1924, to Marguerite A. Broughton.
  Charles Lathrop Pack (1857-1937) — also known as Charles L. Pack — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J. Born in Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich., May 7, 1857. Republican. Forester; president, American Forestry Association, 1916-20; economist; director, Seaboard National Bank, New York; founder, Cleveland Trust Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Beta Theta Pi; American Forestry Association. Died June 14, 1937 (age 80 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Willis Pack and Frances (Farman) Pack; married 1886 to Alice Gertrude Hatch.
  Charles Wolcott Parker (1862-1948) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., October 22, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in New Jersey 2nd District, 1898-1903; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1903-07; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1907-47. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died January 23, 1948 (age 85 years, 93 days). Interment at St. Peter's Churchyard, Perth Amboy, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Cortlandt Parker (1818-1907) and Elisabeth Wolcott (Stites) Parker; brother of Richard Wayne Parker; married 1893 to Emily Fuller; grandson of James Parker.
  Political family: Parker family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis Baldwin Parsons (b. 1818) — also known as Lewis B. Parsons — of Flora, Clay County, Ill. Born in Genesee County, N.Y., April 5, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; treasurer and president, Ohio and Mississippi Railroad; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1880; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Parsons and Lucina (Hoar) Parsons; married, September 21, 1847, to Sarah Green Edwards (died 1850); married, July 5, 1852, to Julia Maria Edwards (died 1857); married, December 28, 1869, to Elizabeth Darrah (died 1887).
  Richard Cunningham Patterson, Jr. (1886-1966) — also known as Richard C. Patterson, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., January 31, 1886. Democrat. Gold miner; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; engineer; New York City Commissioner of Correction, 1927-32; executive vice-president and director, National Broadcasting Co., 1932-36; chairman, Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) Corp., 1939-43; chairman, Ogden Corp. (Utilities Power & Light Co.); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928 (alternate), 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1944, 1948; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1944-47; Guatemala, 1948-50; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1951-53. Methodist. Member, Military Order of the World Wars; American Legion; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died September 30, 1966 (age 80 years, 242 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Cunningham Patterson and Martha Belle (Neiswanger) Patterson; married, May 31, 1924, to Shelley McCutchen Rodes.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Phelps Phelps (1897-1981) — also known as Phelps von Rottenburg — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Newark, Essex County, N.J.; Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J.; Wildwood, Cape May County, N.J. Born in Bonn, Germany, May 4, 1897. Member of New York state assembly, 1924-28, 1937-38 (New York County 10th District 1924-28, New York County 3rd District 1937-38); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1948 (alternate); member of New York state senate 13th District, 1939-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of American Samoa, 1951-52; U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1952-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956, 1960, 1964 (alternate); delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Psi Upsilon; Urban League; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League; Delta Theta Phi. Died in Wildwood, Cape May County, N.J., June 10, 1981 (age 84 years, 37 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franz von Rottenburg (1845-1907) and Marian (Phelps) von Rottenburg (1868-1922); nephew of Sheffield Phelps (1864-1902); grandson of William Walter Phelps; great-grandnephew of Norman A. Phelps; third great-grandnephew of Noah Phelps; first cousin once removed of Harold Sheffield Van Buren and Mabel Thorp Boardman; first cousin four times removed of Elisha Phelps; second cousin twice removed of Hiram Bidwell Case; second cousin thrice removed of John Smith Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Amos Pettibone, Jesse Hoyt and George Smith Catlin; eighth great-grandson of Thomas Welles.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  LeBaron Bradford Prince (1840-1922) — also known as L. Bradford Prince — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 3, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1876; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 1st District, 1871-75; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1876-77; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1878-82; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1882, 1884; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1889-93; member New Mexico territorial council, 1909; delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1911. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 22, 1922 (age 82 years, 172 days). Interment at St. George's Cemetery, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William R. Prince and Charlotte G. (Collins) Prince; married, November 17, 1881, to Mary Catherine Beardsley.
Josiah Quincy Josiah Quincy (1859-1919) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., October 15, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1887-88, 1890-91; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1888; Massachusetts Democratic state chair, 1891-92, 1906; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, 1893; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1896-1900; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1901; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1917. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 8, 1919 (age 59 years, 328 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Phillips Quincy (1829-1910) and Helen Frances 'Fanny' (Huntington) Quincy (1831-1903); married, February 17, 1900, to Ellen Francs Krebs (1862-1904); married, November 1, 1905, to Mary Honey (1872-1941; daughter of Samuel Robertson Honey); nephew of Samuel Miller Quincy; grandson of Charles Phelps Huntington and Josiah Quincy, Jr.; great-grandson of Josiah Quincy and Elijah Hunt Mills; first cousin five times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin once removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second cousin twice removed of Charles Edward Phelps, William Amory Gardner Minot and George Cabot Lodge; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and Gouverneur Morris; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel H. Huntington, Abel Huntington and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937).
  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 Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1902
  Stanley Forman Reed (1884-1980) — also known as Stanley F. Reed — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky.; Washington, D.C. Born in Minerva, Mason County, Ky., December 31, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel, Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1912-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1920, 1936; U.S. Solicitor General, 1935-38; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1938-57. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 2, 1980 (age 95 years, 93 days). Interment at Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John A. Reed and Frances (Forman) Reed; married, May 11, 1908, to Winifred Elgin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Stanley Reed: John D. Fassett, New Deal Justice: The Life of Stanley Reed of Kentucky
  Daniel C. Remick (b. 1852) — of Littleton, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., January 15, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1901-02; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904. Congregationalist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel K. Remick and Sophia (Cushman) Remick; brother of James Waldron Remick (1860-?); married, May 18, 1896, to Elizabeth Kilburn.
  Harry Alden Richardson (1853-1928) — also known as Harry A. Richardson — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., January 1, 1853. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate, 1888; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1890; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1907-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1908, 1912. Baptist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., June 16, 1928 (age 75 years, 167 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Alden Bradford Richardson and Lucy Richardson; married 1876 to Priscilla (Heverin) Walker (1861-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry Roberts Henry Roberts (1853-1929) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 22, 1853. Republican. President, Hartford Woven Wire Mattress Company; director, Hartford Electric Light Company; also director of several banks; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1899-1900; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1901-02; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1903-05; Governor of Connecticut, 1905-07. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from respiratory failure, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 1, 1929 (age 76 years, 99 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Roberts (1810-1878) and Elvira (Evans) Roberts (1812-1910); married, October 5, 1881, to Carolyn Elizabeth Smith (1859-1952).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Taylor's Legislative History and Souvenir (1903)
  James Arthur Roberts (1847-1922) — also known as James A. Roberts — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Waterboro, York County, Maine, March 8, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1879-80 (Erie County 3rd District 1879, Erie County 4th District 1880); New York state comptroller, 1894-98; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Grand Army of the Republic; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 19, 1922 (age 75 years, 256 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Roberts and Alma (Roberts) Roberts; married, June 1, 1871, to Minnie Pineo; married, December 11, 1884, to Martha Dresser.
  Herbert Livingston Satterlee (1863-1947) — also known as Herbert L. Satterlee — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary for U.S. Senator William M. Evarts, 1887-89; served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; counsel for Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad, 1898-1902; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1906-07; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1908-09; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Union League; Navy League; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from a self-inflicted gunshot, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 14, 1947 (age 83 years, 256 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George LeRoy Bowen Satterlee (1833-1903) and Sarah Bradley (Wilcox) Satterlee (1833-1921); married, November 15, 1909, to Louisa Pierpont Morgan (1866-1946; daughter of J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913; financier)); second great-grandnephew of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794) and Walter Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston (1708-1790); third great-grandnephew of Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston and William Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin thrice removed of Henry Walter Livingston; first cousin four times removed of Philip Peter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859) and Edward Livingston (1796-1840); second cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin four times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger (1739-1827); third cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin thrice removed of Hamilton Fish; fourth cousin of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; fourth cousin once removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr., John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean and Brockholst Livingston.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morris Woodruff Seymour (1842-1920) — also known as Morris W. Seymour — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born October 6, 1842. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate, 1881-82 (10th District 1881, 14th District 1882); candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1888 (Democratic), 1896 (Gold Democratic). Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati. Died October 27, 1920 (age 78 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Origen Storrs Seymour; brother of Edward Woodruff Seymour; nephew of George Catlin Woodruff and Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff (1809-1875); grandson of Morris Woodruff; grandnephew of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) and Henry Seymour; great-grandson of Moses Seymour; first cousin once removed of Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), George Seymour and Julia Catherine Seymour (1827-1893; who married Roscoe Conkling); second cousin of Joseph Battell, Emma Seymour Battell (who married John Wolcott Stewart) and Horatio Seymour, Jr.; second cousin once removed of McNeil Seymour and Henry William Seymour; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Seymour; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Norman Alexander Seymour; third cousin once removed of Hezekiah Cook Seymour; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Silas Seymour, William Chapman Williston and Augustus Sherrill Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of David Lowrey Seymour, Thomas Henry Seymour and Orlo Erland Wadhams.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1867-1936) — also known as Charles H. Sherrill — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1909-10; general in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1932-33. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the War of 1812. Died in Paris, France, June 25, 1936 (age 69 years, 73 days). Interment at South End Cemetery, East Hampton, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1814-1887) and Sarah Fulton (Wynkoop) Sherrill (1829-1897); married, February 8, 1906, to Miss George Barker Gibbs.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Shippen (1823-1904) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., November 16, 1823. Lawyer; Consul for Argentina in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-88, 1892-95; Consul for Chile in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-98; Consul for Ecuador in Philadelphia, Pa., 1873-97. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 14, 1904 (age 80 years, 119 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph Galloway Shippen (1783-1857) and Anna Maria (Buckley) Shippen (1790-1865); married, June 29, 1849, to Augusta Chauncey Twiggs (1825-1909); grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1729-1806); great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1703-1781); great-grandnephew of William Shippen; third great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); first cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) and Thomas Willing; second cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; third cousin of George Howard, John Brown Francis and Benjamin Chew Howard; third cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll and Edward Overton, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane, John Howell Carroll and Francis Fisher Kane.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard Alexander Smith (1880-1966) — also known as H. Alexander Smith — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 30, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; treasurer of New Jersey Republican Party, 1934-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1956; New Jersey Republican state chair, 1941-43; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1942-44; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1944-59. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., October 27, 1966 (age 86 years, 270 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Abram Alexander Smith and Sue Lehn (Bender) Smith; married, June 21, 1902, to Helen Dominick; uncle of Peter Hoyt Dominick (1915-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Henry Harrison Stowell (1840-1922) — also known as William H. H. Stowell — of Burkeville, Nottoway County, Va.; Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in West Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., July 26, 1840. Republican. U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1871-77; Virginia Republican state chair, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1876; founder, secretary-treasurer, Fox River Pulp Co., Atlas Paper Co., Duluth Iron and Steel Co.; president of Manufacturers Bank of West Duluth, 1889-1895. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., April 27, 1922 (age 81 years, 275 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Sylvester Stowell (1808-1888) and Fanny Chandler (Bowen) Stowell (1810-1893); married, November 13, 1873, to Emma Clara Averill (1852-1911; daughter of John Thomas Averill); third cousin twice removed of Henry Fisk Janes; fourth cousin of John Mason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Carlos Coolidge, Elijah Livermore Hamlin (1800-1872), Hannibal Hamlin, John Maxwell Stowell, George Pickering Bemis, Blake C. Fisk and Claude Vinton Stowell.
  Political families: Appleton family of Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Lindsley Tappin (1906-1964) — also known as John L. Tappin — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 22, 1906. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Libya, 1954-58. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Aspen, Pitkin County, Colo., December 24, 1964 (age 58 years, 337 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Lindsley Tappin and Elise Irving (Huntington) Tappin; married, February 15, 1946, to Helena Maria Krazcek.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Guy Van Amrige (1868-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; magistrate. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of appendicitis, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1936 (age about 67 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Van Amrige (died 1915; Dean of Columbia College).
W. S. Van_Dyke Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II (1889-1943) — also known as W. S. Van Dyke; "One-Take Woody" — of West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 21, 1889. Democrat. Child actor in vaudeville; director of dozens of movies, 1917-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Christian Scientist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Ill with cancer, he died by suicide, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 5, 1943 (age 53 years, 321 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of W. S. Van Dyke (Judge) and Laura (Winston) Van Dyke; married, February 26, 1935, to Ruth Mannix; cousin *** of Henry van Dyke (1852-1933).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, February 6, 1943
  Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1859-1927) — also known as Cortlandt S. Van Rensselaer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., November 22, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; assistant U.S. Attorney; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1890. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, from nephritis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 15, 1927 (age 67 years, 54 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Gratz Van Rensselaer (1835-1890) and Catherine Van Cortlandt (Van Rensselaer) Van Rensselaer (1835-1912); married, June 17, 1891, to Miss Horace Macauley (1865-1945); great-grandnephew of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Younger; fourth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); fourth great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Elder, Jacobus Van Cortlandt and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin four times removed of Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of James Alexander Hamilton and Philip Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Stephen John Schuyler, John Jay and Frederick Jay; third cousin once removed of Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Robert Ray Hamilton; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin of John Jacob Astor III; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and William Waldorf Astor.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James M. Varnum (1848-1907) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1848. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1879-80; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1889; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1890; New York County Surrogate, 1899. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars. Badly injured when his car collided with a streetcar, and died soon after, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1907 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Mary Witherspoon Dickey.
Frank B. Weeks Frank Bentley Weeks (1854-1935) — also known as Frank B. Weeks — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1854. Republican. Grain milling business; banker; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1904; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1909; Governor of Connecticut, 1909-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Union League. Died October 2, 1935 (age 81 years, 255 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Weeks and Frances M. (Edwards) Weeks; married, November 4, 1875, to Helen Louise Hubbard.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Connecticut Legislative History and Souvenir (1909)
Joseph Wheeler Joseph Wheeler (1836-1906) — also known as "Fighting Joe" — of Wheeler, Lawrence County, Ala. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., September 10, 1836. Democrat. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; planter; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1881-82, 1885-1900; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of the War of 1812. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 25, 1906 (age 69 years, 137 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wheeler and Julia Knox (Hull) Wheeler; married, February 6, 1866, to Daniella Jones (died 1896; granddaughter of Peter Early (1773-1817)); father of Thomas Harrison Wheeler (served in U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; drowned at Camp Wikoff, 1898).
  Wheeler County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  John Van Buren Wicoff (1878-1952) — also known as John V. B. Wicoff — of Cranbury, Middlesex County, N.J.; Plainsboro, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Plainsboro, Middlesex County, N.J., June 9, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; president, Broad Street National Bank of Trenton; president, Trenton Bone Fertilizer Company; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1944. Presbyterian. Dutch ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary. Died February 25, 1952 (age 73 years, 261 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wicoff (1829-1892) and Catherine Lucretia (Britton) Wicoff (1844-1928); married, June 8, 1904, to Lavinia Ely Applegate; first cousin of C. Raymond Wicoff (1884-1957).
Henry L. Wilson Henry Lane Wilson (1857-1932) — also known as Henry L. Wilson — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind.; Spokane, Spokane County, Wash.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind., November 3, 1857. Republican. Newspaper editor; lawyer; banker; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1897-1904; Belgium, 1905-09; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1909-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 22, 1932 (age 75 years, 49 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Wilson (1825-1867) and Emma (Ingersoll) Wilson (1830-1912); brother of John Lockwood Wilson; married 1885 to Alice Vajen; grandson of John Wilson; granduncle of William Cassius Goodloe III.
  Political family: Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
  Daniel Fooks Wolcott (1910-1973) — also known as Daniel F. Wolcott — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 29, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948; superior court judge in Delaware, 1949; chair of New Castle County Democratic Party, 1950; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1950-51; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1951-64; chief justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1964-73. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Society of Colonial Wars. Lost his right leg during World War II, while commanding a combat demolition unit. Died July 10, 1973 (age 63 years, 162 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1877-1938) and Mary Rebecca (Fooks) Wolcott (1879-1956); brother of Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1912-1944; First Officer with the Merchant Marine during World War II, lost at sea when his tugboat capsized); married, March 31, 1941, to Eliza Rodney (1918-1977); grandson of James Lister Wolcott.
  Political family: Wolcott family of Dover, Delaware.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
J. Butler Wright Joshua Butler Wright (1877-1939) — also known as J. Butler Wright — of Wyoming. Born in Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y., October 18, 1877. Banker; U.S. Minister to Hungary, 1927-30; Uruguay, 1930-34; Czechoslovakia, 1934-37; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1937-39, died in office 1939. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Havana (La Habana), Cuba, December 4, 1939 (age 62 years, 47 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Bogert Wright and Caroline Isabel (Richards) Wright; married, June 2, 1902, to Maude A. Wolfe; married, May 27, 1916, to Harriet Rodman Southerland.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Library of Congress
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