Very incomplete list!
William Tapley Bennett, Jr. (1917-1994) —
also known as W. Tapley Bennett, Jr.; Tap
Born in Griffin, Spalding
County, Ga., April 1,
Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer;
U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1964-66; Portugal, 1966-69.
Chi; Council on
Foreign Relations; Sphinx; Phi
Beta Kappa; Phi
Kappa Phi; Omicron
Delta Kappa; Phi
Died in 1994
Bristoe Bryant (1906-1986) —
of Detroit, Wayne
Born in Huntingdon, Carroll
County, Tenn., February
Democrat. Member of Michigan
state senate 2nd District, 1951-52; candidate in primary for U.S.
Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1958.
Methodist Episcopal. African
ancestry. Member, Elks; Freemasons;
Died in 1986
Harrison Conway (b. 1903) —
of Fairmont, Marion
Born in Fairmont, Marion
County, W.Va., July 13,
Democrat. Lawyer; Marion
County Prosecuting Attorney, 1937-56; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1959-60.
Tau Delta; Phi
Delta Phi; Sphinx.
Joel Benedict Erhardt (1838-1909) —
also known as Joel B. Erhardt —
of New York, New York
Born in Pottstown, Montgomery
County, Pa., February
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer;
candidate for mayor
of New York City, N.Y., 1888; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1889-91.
League; Sphinx; Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Died in Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., September
8, 1909 (age 71 years, 199
Interment at Green-Wood
Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Charles Lively (b. 1887) —
of Weston, Lewis
secretary to U.S. Rep. Matthew
M. Neely, 1913-14; postmaster at Weston,
W.Va., 1914-19; real estate
business; vice-chair of
West Virginia Democratic Party, 1928-39; Clerk of the West
Virginia Senate, 1933.
of William E. Lively and Emily North (Shaw) Lively; married, November
16, 1920, to Mamie Williams.|
Jacob Elmer Long (1880-1955) —
also known as J. Elmer Long —
of Graham, Alamance
County, N.C.; Durham, Durham
Born in Yanceyville, Caswell
County, N.C., July 31,
private secretary to U.S. Rep. Charles
M. Stedman; member of North
Carolina state house of representatives from Alamance County,
1911-14; member of North
Carolina state senate 18th District, 1917-22; Lieutenant
Governor of North Carolina, 1925-29; alternate delegate to
Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944.
Died, from a coronary
occlusion, in Durham, Durham
County, N.C., April
28, 1955 (age 74 years, 271
Interment at Maplewood
Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
Morris B. Payne (b. 1885) —
of New London, New London
Born in Waterford, New London
County, Conn., January
major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Connecticut
state house of representatives from New London, 1921-24; member
state senate 18th District, 1939-40; member of Connecticut
Republican State Central Committee, 1940.
of Charles W. Payne and Ellen (Gillen) Payne; married, October
14, 1909, to Jeannie Grandall Nash.|
Dwight Laing Rogers (1886-1954) —
also known as Dwight L. Rogers —
of Fort Lauderdale, Broward
Born near Reidsville, Tattnall
County, Ga., August
member of Florida
state house of representatives, 1930-38; U.S.
Representative from Florida 6th District, 1945-54; died in office
1954; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from
Delta Theta; Sphinx; Kiwanis.
Died in Fort Lauderdale, Broward
County, Fla., December
1, 1954 (age 68 years, 106
Interment at Lauderdale
Memorial Park, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Owen S. Schaffer (b. 1908) —
of Petersburg, Grant
Born in Bayard, Grant
County, W.Va., March
teacher; member of West
Virginia state house of delegates from Grant County, 1941-45;
Delta Theta; Kiwanis;
of G. P. Schaffer and Zella (Duling) Schaffer.|
Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) —
of Manhattan, New York
Born in New York, New York
County, N.Y., June 25,
Democrat. President, R. H. Macy & Co. department
stores; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1933-36.
Died, from pneumonia,
in Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., October
4, 1936 (age 64 years, 101
Interment at Woodlawn
Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
Sterry Robinson Waterman (1901-1984) —
also known as Sterry R. Waterman —
of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia
Born in Taunton, Bristol
County, Mass., June 12,
delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936
of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1955-70.
Member, American Bar
Judicature Society; Freemasons;
Died in 1984
Interment at Mt.
Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, Vt.