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  William Harrison Adams (1872-1958) — also known as William H. Adams — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., March 23, 1872. Democrat. President, Virginia Stationery Company; Vice-President, Mutual Life Insurance Association; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1930-53. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grotto; Jesters; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Elks; Junior Order; Woodmen; Royal Arcanum. Died in Richmond, Va., September 24, 1958 (age 86 years, 185 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Adams and Emma Frances (Haynes) Adams.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ellis Gibbs Arnall (1907-1992) — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., March 20, 1907. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Coweta County, 1933-36; Georgia state attorney general, 1939-43; Governor of Georgia, 1943-47; defeated, 1966 (Democratic primary); candidate 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944 (speaker); president, Dixie Insurance Co., 1948. Baptist. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Lions; Phi Delta Phi; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Kappa Phi; Maccabees; Woodmen; Junior Order; Elks; Eagles; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Jaycees; Kiwanis; Civitan. Died in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 13, 1992 (age 85 years, 268 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Gibbs Arnall (1882-1956) and Bessie Lena (Ellis) Arnall (1884-1984); married 1935 to Mildred Delaney Slemons (1908-1980); married to Ruby Hamilton (1919-2015); uncle of Joseph Arnall (1947-).
  Cross-reference: Ivan Allen, Jr.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Ellis Arnall: Harold Paulk Henderson, The Politics of Change in Georgia: A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall
  Milledge Lipscomb Bonham (b. 1854) — also known as M. L. Bonham — of Anderson, Anderson County, S.C. Born in Edgefield, Edgefield District (now Edgefield County), S.C., October 16, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Adjutant General of South Carolina, 1885-90; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1924-30; justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1931-40; appointed 1931; chief justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milledge Luke Bonham (1813-1890) and Ann Patience (Griffin) Bonham; married, October 24, 1878, to Daisy Aldrich; married, March 2, 1925, to Lillian L. Carter.
  Political family: Bonham family of Edgefield, South Carolina.
  Wyatt Tate Brady (1870-1925) — also known as W. Tate Brady — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Forest City, Holt County, Mo., January 20, 1870. Democrat. Hotelier; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1907. Member, Ku Klux Klan; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., August 29, 1925 (age 55 years, 221 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Harrison Brady (1841-1917) and Minerva Anne (Snyder) Brady (1842-1911); married 1895 to Rachel Cassandra Davis (1875-1962).
  Brady Street (now Reconciliation Way), in Tulsa Oklahoma, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Fulmer Bright (1877-1953) — also known as J. Fulmer Bright — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., November 17, 1877. Democrat. Physician; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1922-23; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1924-40; defeated, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart ailment, in Richmond, Va., December 29, 1953 (age 76 years, 42 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Hilliard Bright and Mary Samuel (Davies) Bright.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patrick Joseph Buchanan (b. 1938) — also known as Patrick J. Buchanan; Pat Buchanan; "Pitchfork Pat" — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., November 2, 1938. Advisor and speechwriter to President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew; communications director for President Ronald Reagan; newspaper columnist, radio and television commentator; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1992, 1996; Reform candidate for President of the United States, 2000. Catholic. Irish, English, and German ancestry. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of William Baldwin Buchanan (1905-1988) and Catherine Elizabeth (Crum) Buchanan (1911-1995); brother of Angela Marie Buchanan (1948-); married 1971 to Shelley Ann Scarney.
  Campaign slogan (1996): "The peasants are coming with pitchforks."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Books by Patrick J. Buchanan: The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization (2001) — Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoconservatives Subverted the Reagan Revolution and Hijacked the Bush Presidency (2004) — A Republic, Not an Empire: Reclaiming America's Destiny (1999) — The Great Betrayal (1998) — Right from the Beginning (1988) — State of Emergency : The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America
  Books about Patrick J. Buchanan: Joseph Scotchie, Street Corner Conservative : Patrick J. Buchanan and His Times — Timothy Stanley, The Crusader: The Life and Tumultuous Times of Pat Buchanan
  Steven Dale Byas (b. 1954) — also known as Steve Byas — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born in the Patterson Hospital, Duncan, Stephens County, Okla., November 6, 1954. Republican. School teacher; member of Oklahoma Republican State Committee, 1981-83; candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 45th District, 1992, 1994, 1996; Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 2000. Baptist. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Third great-grandson of James Israel Standifer (1782?-1837).
  Virgil Munday Chapman (1895-1951) — also known as Virgil Chapman — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky.; Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1925-29, 1931-49 (7th District 1925-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-49); defeated, 1928; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen; Maccabees; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 8, 1951 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Virgil Chapman and Lily (Munday) Chapman; married, June 12, 1920, to Mary Adams Talbott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Gregg Cherry (1891-1957) — also known as R. Gregg Cherry — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Born in York County, S.C., October 17, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; associated in law practice with Alfred Lee Bulwinkle; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Gastonia, N.C., 1919-23; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1931-40; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1937; North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1937-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956; member of North Carolina state senate, 1941-43; Governor of North Carolina, 1945-49. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Odd Fellows; Elks; Kiwanis; Knights of Khorassan. Died June 25, 1957 (age 65 years, 251 days). Interment somewhere in Gastonia, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Chancellor Lafayette Cherry and Hattie (Davis) Cherry; married to Mildred Stafford.
  Fred Henry Davis (1894-1937) — also known as Fred H. Davis — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., May 18, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Leon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-20; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1921-27; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1927; Florida state attorney general, 1927-31; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1931-37; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1933-35. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Reserve Officers Association; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Lions. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., June 20, 1937 (age 43 years, 33 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Henry Davis and Annie E. (Pearson) Davis; married, February 3, 1921, to Frances M. Chambers.
  Epitaph: "Lawyer - Statesman - Jurist - Soldier."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patrick Henry Drewry (1875-1947) — also known as Patrick H. Drewry — of Petersburg, Va. Born in Petersburg, Va., May 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 29th District, 1912-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916, 1940, 1944; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1920-47 (4th District 1920-33, at-large 1933-35, 4th District 1935-47); died in office 1947. Methodist. Member, American Historical Association; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Sigma Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Petersburg, Va., December 21, 1947 (age 72 years, 211 days). Interment at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Relatives: Son of Dr. E. A. Drewry and Alta L. (Booth) Drewry; married, April 18, 1906, to Mary E. Metcalf.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  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
  Orval Eugene Faubus (1910-1994) — also known as Orval Faubus — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ark. Born in Combs, Madison County, Ark., January 7, 1910. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Arkansas, 1955-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956; National States Rights candidate for President of the United States, 1960. Baptist. Member, Lions; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Disabled American Veterans; Elks. Died of prostate cancer, in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., December 14, 1994 (age 84 years, 341 days). Interment at Combs Cemetery, Combs, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of John Samuel Faubus and Addie (Joslen) Faubus; married, November 21, 1931, to Celia Alta Haskins (divorced 1969).
  Cross-reference: J. Gayle Windsor, Jr. — Woodrow Wilson Mann
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  William Thomas Fitzgerald (1858-1939) — also known as William T. Fitzgerald — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, October 13, 1858. Republican. School teacher; physician; mayor of Greenville, Ohio, 1921-25; U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1925-29. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Kiwanis. Died in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, January 12, 1939 (age 80 years, 91 days). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Ezekiel Fitzgerald and Mary (Bishop) Fitzgerald; married 1882 to Mary Catherine Dininger.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  MacDonald Gallion (b. 1913) — of Alabama. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., April 5, 1913. Democrat. Alabama state attorney general, 1959-63, 1967-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1960; Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Woodmen; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Elks; Moose; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Cecil Claymon Grimes, Jr. Cecil Claymon Grimes, Jr. (1922-2014) — of Georgetown, Georgetown County, S.C. Born in Greenville, Washington County, Miss., July 23, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1959-62; member of South Carolina state senate, 1962-72 (Georgetown County 1962-66, 10th District 1967-68, 15th District 1969-72); bank director. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Rotary. Died in Georgetown, Georgetown County, S.C., October 8, 2014 (age 92 years, 77 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Prince George Winyah Cemetery, Georgetown, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Sadie (Ehlers) Grimes (1898-1990) and Cecil Claymon Grimes, Sr. (1900-1982); married, October 4, 1947, to Harriet Horry Pyatt (1925-2014).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
Harry B. Hawes Harry Bartow Hawes (1869-1947) — also known as Harry B. Hawes — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., November 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904, 1928; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee, 1916; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Missouri 11th District, 1921-26; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1926-33; resigned 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of the World Wars; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; American Economic Association; Izaak Walton League; Audubon Society; American Forestry Association; National Rifle Association. Died in Washington, D.C., July 31, 1947 (age 77 years, 258 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Ripley County, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Smith Nicholas Hawes (1843-1891) and Susan Elizabeth (Simrall) Hawes (1846-1900); married, November 15, 1899, to Elizabeth Eppes Osborne Robinson; grandson of Richard Hawes (1797-1877); grandnephew of Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Albert Gallatin Hawes; great-grandson of George Nicholas; great-grandnephew of Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and Aylett Hawes; second great-grandson of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); first cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph; first cousin four times removed of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); second cousin once removed of Peter Myndert Dox, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Edmund Randolph; second cousin thrice removed of John Walker, Carter Bassett Harrison, Francis Walker and William Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall and Francis Beverley Biddle; third cousin twice removed of John Scott Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Burwell Bassett; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Carter Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John J. Cochran
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Missouri Official Manual 1921
  Frank Newsum Julian (1872-1944) — also known as Frank N. Julian — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. Born in Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala., June 18, 1872. Secretary of state of Alabama, 1907-10. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Woodmen; Maccabees. Died November 30, 1944 (age 72 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Reese Julian and Elizabeth Melissa (Croxton) Julian; married, December 18, 1895, to Eva Josephine Stephenson; first cousin twice removed of Winfield Scott (1786-1866).
  Political family: Scott-DeHart-Hanna family of New Jersey and Alabama.
  Wesley Travis Kennerly (1877-1944) — also known as Wesley T. Kennerly — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Henry County, Tenn., August 29, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940. Southern Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Sons of the Revolution; United Spanish War Veterans. Died January 29, 1944 (age 66 years, 153 days). Interment at Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Charles M. Kennerly and Sarah (Travis) Kennerly; married, March 15, 1906, to Ola Dell Robertson (1877-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) — also known as H. G. Kump — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Capon Springs, Hampshire County, W.Va., October 31, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; president, Citizens National Bank of Elkins; Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920; mayor of Elkins, W.Va., 1922-23; circuit judge in West Virginia for the 20th Judicial Circuit, 1929-32; Governor of West Virginia, 1933-37; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Odd Fellows; Elks; American Legion; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Rotary. Died February 14, 1962 (age 84 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Margaret Frances (Rudolph) Kump (1840-1926) and Benjamin Franklin Kump (1841-1915); brother of Garnett Kerr Kump (1875-1957); married, October 9, 1907, to Edna Scott (1887-1957); father of Cyrus Scott Kump.
  Political family: Kump family of Elkins, West Virginia.
  Tennent Lomax (1858-1902) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., April 29, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Alabama Democratic Party, 1878-88; Montgomery County Solicitor, 1887-1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1888, 1896, 1900; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Redmen; Odd Fellows; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., November 21, 1902 (age 44 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. Tennent Lomax (1820-1862; CSA general, killed at battle of Seven Pines) and Carrie (Billingslea) Lomax (1825-1907).
  Chester Trent Lott (b. 1941) — also known as Trent Lott — of Pascagoula, Jackson County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Grenada, Grenada County, Miss., October 9, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. William M. Colmer, 1968-72; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 5th District, 1973-89; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1989-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Chester P. Lott and Iona (Watson) Lott; married, December 27, 1964, to Patricia E. Thompson.
  Cross-reference: Thomas H. Anderson, Jr. — Charles W. Pickering — Roger F. Wicker
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Trent Lott: Master of the Game : Tales from a Republican Revolutionary (2004) — Herding Cats: A Life in Politics (2005)
  Daniel Grove Moler (1908-2005) — also known as D. Grove Moler — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va.; Mullens, Wyoming County, W.Va.; Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Born in Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, W.Va., December 16, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to U.S. Rep. Jennings Randolph, 1933; member of West Virginia state senate, 1937-40 (15th District 1937-38, 16th District 1939-40); member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949; Wyoming County Prosecuting Attorney. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died May 19, 2005 (age 96 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward T. Moler and Anna Mory (Grove) Moler; married, June 29, 1932, to Katherine Watson Hirst.
  Gaylord Patrick O'Connor (1916-1994) — also known as Gaylord P. O'Connor; Pat O'Connor — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo. Born in Louisiana, Pike County, Mo., November 20, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; chair of Pike County Democratic Party, 1949; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Society of the War of 1812; Reserve Officers Association; Elks; Freemasons. Died, in Pike County Memorial Hospital, Louisiana, Pike County, Mo., December 26, 1994 (age 78 years, 36 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Near Louisiana, Pike County, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Vincent O'Connor and Clelia Emma (Ince) O'Connor (1896-1999); married, June 19, 1943, to Martha Jeanne Wing (died 1994).
William P. C. Perry William P. C. Perry (b. 1895) — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va., February 25, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; glass worker; accountant; member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1943-46; defeated, 1946; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1949-60. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Delta Phi; Izaak Walton League; Sons of Confederate Veterans; American Legion; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Tayloe Perry and Eleanor (Craighill) Perry; married, October 28, 1922, to Mary Duffield Shutt.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Lamar C. Quintero — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Consul-General for Costa Rica in New Orleans, La., 1891-97, 1907-21; Consul for Costa Rica in New Orleans, La., 1898-1901. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph A. Quintero.
  Absalom Willis Robertson (1887-1971) — also known as A. Willis Robertson — of Lexington, Va. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., May 27, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate 22nd District, 1916-22; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1933-46 (at-large 1933-35, 7th District 1935-46); U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1946-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948, 1952, 1956. Baptist. Member, Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died in Lexington, Va., November 1, 1971 (age 84 years, 158 days). Interment at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Pierce Robertson (1853-1928) and Josephine Ragland (Willis) Robertson (1858-1950); married, October 19, 1920, to Gladys Churchill Willis (1897-1968); father of Marion Gordon Robertson (1930-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John Warwick Rust (1881-1958) — of Fairfax, Va. Born in Nineveh, Warren County, Va., November 8, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1932-39 (30th District 1932-35, 29th District 1936-39). Episcopalian. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died in Fairfax, Va., November 18, 1958 (age 77 years, 10 days). Interment somewhere in Fairfax, Va.
  Floyd Davidson Spence (1928-2001) — also known as Floyd Spence — of Lexington, Lexington County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., April 9, 1928. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1957-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair), 1988; member of South Carolina state senate, 1967-70 (22nd District 1967-68, 7th District 1969-70); resigned 1970; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1971-2001; died in office 2001. Lutheran. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Kappa Alpha Order. Died, following surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain, in St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., August 16, 2001 (age 73 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Peters Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lexington, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James W. Spence (1882-1961) and Addie Jane (Lucas) Spence (1896-1993); married, December 22, 1952, to Lula Hancock Drake (1931-1978).
  Cross-reference: Joe Wilson
  The Floyd Spence Reserve Center, in the Fort Jackson U.S. Army post, Columbia, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Munford Tuck (1896-1983) — also known as William M. Tuck — of South Boston, Halifax County, Va. Born near High Hill, Halifax County, Va., September 28, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1924-32; member of Virginia state senate 10th District, 1932-41; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1942-46; Governor of Virginia, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1953-69. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Woodmen; Moose; Redmen; Lions; Ruritan. Died June 9, 1983 (age 86 years, 254 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert James Tuck (1863-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Alexander Wilbourne Weddell (1876-1948) — also known as Alexander W. Weddell — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., April 6, 1876. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Zanzibar, 1910-11; Catania, as of 1914; U.S. Consul General in Athens, as of 1916-20; Calcutta, as of 1921-24; Mexico City, as of 1926-27; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1933-38; Spain, 1939-42. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of Confederate Veterans; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1948 (age about 72 years). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Alexander W. Weddell; married, May 31, 1923, to Virginia (Chase) Steedman.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Philip Bailey Whitaker (b. 1891) — also known as Phil B. Whitaker — of Riverview (now part of Chattanooga), Hamilton County, Tenn.; Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., May 19, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1948, 1952. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Civitan. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matt N. Whitaker and Florence (Griffin) Whitaker; married to Hilda Perry.
  Guinn Williams (1871-1948) — of Decatur, Wise County, Tex. Born near Beuela, Calhoun County, Miss., April 22, 1871. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate, 1920-22; U.S. Representative from Texas 13th District, 1922-33. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex., January 9, 1948 (age 76 years, 262 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Decatur, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/group/sons-confed-vets.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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