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  Hugh Gardner Ackley (1915-1998) — also known as H. Gardner Ackley — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 30, 1915. University professor; economist; chair, U.S. Council of Economic Advisors, 1964-68; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1968-69. Scottish ancestry. Member, Kappa Delta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi; Trilateral Commission; American Economic Association; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, in Huron Woods nursing home, Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 12, 1998 (age 82 years, 227 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh M. Ackley and Margaret (McKenzie) Ackley; married, September 18, 1937, to Bonnie A. Lowry.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Arthur Lambert Adams (b. 1889) — also known as Arthur Adams — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Born in La Crosse, LaPorte County, Ind., January 1, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; Arkansas Democratic state chair, 1944-49. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Lions; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta. Burial location unknown.
  Julian Russell Allsbrook (1903-1984) — also known as Julian R. Allsbrook — of Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, N.C., February 17, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 3rd District, 1935. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Woodmen; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died in May, 1984 (age 81 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Clemens Allsbrook and Bennie Alice (Waller) Allsbrook; married 1926 to Frances Virginia Brown.
Charles H. Ambler Charles H. Ambler (b. 1876) — of Pleasants County, W.Va.; Ashland, Hanover County, Va.; Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Ohio, August 12, 1876. Democrat. School teacher; Pleasants County Sheriff, 1900-01; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Monongalia County, 1951-54. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Maccabees; Sigma Nu; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lutellis Ambler and Ella Rebecca (Wells) Ambler; married, September 4, 1920, to Helen Mary Carle.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Winston Eugene Arnow (1911-1994) — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla.; Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Micanopy, Alachua County, Fla., March 13, 1911. Lawyer; municipal judge in Florida, 1940-42, 1946-49; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, 1967-81; took senior status 1981. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Blue Key; Elks; Rotary. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., November 28, 1994 (age 83 years, 260 days). Interment at Roberts Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Leslie Arnow and Mabel (Thrasher) Arnow; married, January 11, 1941, to Frances Day Cease.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carl Clyde Atkins (1914-1999) — also known as C. Clyde Atkins — of Stuart, Martin County, Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Washington, D.C., November 23, 1914. Lawyer; founder-trustee, Lawyers Title Guaranty Fund, 1948-66; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1966-99; died in office 1999. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Kiwanis. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., March 11, 1999 (age 84 years, 108 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of C. C. Atkins and Marguerite (Criste) Atkins; married, January 18, 1937, to Esther Castillo.
  See also federal judicial profile
  John Stothoff Badeau (1903-1995) — also known as John S. Badeau — of Jamesburg, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 24, 1903. Minister; missionary; university professor; president, American University in Cairo, 1945-53; U.S. Ambassador to United Arab Republic, 1961-64. Christian Reformed; later Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Xi; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died, from sepsis, in Jamesburg, Middlesex County, N.J., August 25, 1995 (age 92 years, 182 days). Interment at Fernwood Cemetery, Jamesburg, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Cushing Badeau (1875-1912) and Mary Lyles (Stothoff) Badeau (1875-1963); married, September 7, 1924, to Margaret Louise Hathaway (1901-1991).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Biegelmeier (1901-1988) — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Born in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., September 9, 1901. Lawyer; Yankton County State's Attorney, 1931-34; judge of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1959-73; justice of South Dakota state supreme court 4th District, 1973-74. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died March 27, 1988 (age 86 years, 200 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Biegelmeier and Marie (Blazek) Biegelmeier; married to Maude McKenna.
  William Gilmer Bray (1903-1979) — also known as William G. Bray — of Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind. Born near Mooresville, Morgan County, Ind., June 17, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney, 1927-31; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1951-75 (7th District 1951-67, 6th District 1967-75). Quaker. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis; Tau Kappa Alpha; Acacia. Died in Martinsville, Morgan County, Ind., June 4, 1979 (age 75 years, 352 days). Interment at White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Gilmer Bray and Dorcas (Mitchell) Bray.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wilbur Bone Brookover (1911-2003) — also known as Wilbur B. Brookover — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born near Bippus, Huntington County, Ind., March 30, 1911. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; university professor; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1971-75. Member, Tau Kappa Alpha. Died April 6, 2003 (age 92 years, 7 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Ind.
  Relatives: Married, June 21, 1937, to Edna Mae Eberhart (1912-2008).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Hillman Brough (1876-1935) — also known as Charles H. Brough — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clinton, Hinds County, Miss., July 9, 1876. Democrat. College professor; Governor of Arkansas, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Baptist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; Beta Theta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen of America; Columbian Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died, from a heart attack, December 26, 1935 (age 59 years, 170 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Milton Brough and Flora M. (Thompson) Brough; married, June 17, 1908, to Anne Wade Roark (1880-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Charles Hillman Brough: Foy Lisenby, Charles Hillman Brough: A Biography
  Manley Caldwell Butler (1925-2014) — also known as M. Caldwell Butler — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., June 2, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1962-71; U.S. Representative from Virginia 6th District, 1972-83. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Roanoke, Va., July 29, 2014 (age 89 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of James Alexander Walker (1832-1901).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Earl L. Butz Earl Lauer Butz (1909-2008) — also known as Earl L. Butz — of West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Albion, Noble County, Ind., July 3, 1909. Economist; university professor; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1971-76. Member, Alpha Gamma Rho; Sigma Xi; Sigma Delta Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Alpha Zeta; Kiwanis. Resigned in 1976 following a furor over a racist joke. In 1981, he pleaded guilty to income tax evasion; sentenced to five years in prison (served 30 days) and fined $10,000. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., February 2, 2008 (age 98 years, 214 days). Interment at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens, West Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Herman Lee Butz and Ada Tillie (Lower) Butz; married, December 22, 1937, to Mary Emma Powell; uncle of Dave Butz (professional football player).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
  Alexander Morton Campbell (1907-1968) — also known as Alexander M. Campbell; Alex Campbell — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind.; Coesse, Whitley County, Ind. Born in Coldwater, Mercer County, Ohio, April 14, 1907. Democrat. Chair of Allen County Democratic Party, 1934-36, 1958-63; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, 1941-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from Indiana, 1960-64. Christian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Delta Chi; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Jesters; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis. Died in 1968 (age about 61 years). Interment at Coesse Hope Lutheran Cemetery, Coesse, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel T. Campbell and Elsie (Bolman) Campbell; married, April 8, 1958, to Ruby Marie Tharp (1902-1997).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Fred Pierce Corson (1896-1985) — also known as Fred P. Corson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Cornwall, Lebanon County, Pa. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., April 11, 1896. Methodist minister; president, Dickinson College, 1934-44; Methodist Bishop of Philadelphia, 1944-68; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1948, 1952; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage after a fall, in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 16, 1985 (age 88 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Corson (born 1849) and Mary (Payne) Corson (born 1856); married 1922 to Frances Blount Beaman.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Leo Calvin Crawford (b. 1896) — also known as Leo C. Crawford — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Darke County, Ohio, August 30, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-34; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1939-44; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1946-48. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Frederick Crawford and Jane (McClain) Crawford; married, February 5, 1927, to Sara M. Kelley.
  Thaddeus Franklin Daniel (1900-1942) — also known as T. Franklin Daniel — of Lynchburg, Va. Born in Brunswick County, Va., February 25, 1900. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Lynchburg city, 1934-42; died in office 1942. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha. Shot and killed, along with the Lynchburg city attorney, by Warren Guy Myers, in his office, in Lynchburg, Va., June 30, 1942 (age 42 years, 125 days). Myers was judged to be insane, committed to the Southwestern State Hospital, and died in 1963. Interment at Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery, Brunswick County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Lee Andrew Daniel (1865-1950) and Susan (Pritchett) Daniel (1870-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Virginia House History
  Clarence M. Davis (b. 1894) — of Ord, Valley County, Neb. Born in Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., July 12, 1894. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924 (alternate), 1932, 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Asa C. Davis and Sarah Amanda (Gifford) Davis; married to Ida A. Bakker.
  Eldon Steven Dummit (b. 1896) — also known as Eldon S. Dummit — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Monett, Barry County, Mo., August 6, 1896. Republican. Lawyer; director, Central Exchange Bank; Kentucky state attorney general, 1944; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1947; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Shriners; Optimist Club. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Flemon R. Dummit and Ludema (Marbut) Dummit; married, August 4, 1926, to Christine Shouse.
  Horace Hall Edwards (b. 1902) — also known as Horace H. Edwards — of Richmond, Va. Born in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Va., August 21, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1934-38; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1940-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1946-48; Richmond city manager, 1954. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Sigma; Delta Theta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Edwards and Helen Hope (Hall) Edwards; married, December 22, 1927, to Mary Olive Lynch.
  Clyde Taylor Ellis (1908-1980) — also known as Clyde T. Ellis — of Bentonville, Benton County, Ark. Born near Garfield, Benton County, Ark., December 21, 1908. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1933-35; member of Arkansas state senate, 1935-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1942; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Tau Kappa Alpha; Blue Key; Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., February 9, 1980 (age 71 years, 50 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Cecil Oscar Ellis and Minerva Jane (Taylor) Ellis; married, December 20, 1931, to Izella Baker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  José Miguel Gallardo (1897-1976) — of Puerto Rico; Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Ind. Born in San Germán, San Germán Municipio, Puerto Rico, September 29, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; college professor; Puerto Rico comissioner of education, 1937-45; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1940-41, 1941. Presbyterian. Member, American Association of University Professors; Reserve Officers Association; Kappa Delta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Rotary. Died in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, July 18, 1976 (age 78 years, 293 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of José Gallardo and Luisa (Garcia) Gallardo; married, June 23, 1926, to Ida Evans Magee.
  Louise R. Galt (1923-2013) — also known as Opal Louise Replogle; Louise Replogle Rankin — of Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont.; Martinsdale, Meagher County, Mont. Born in Lewistown, Fergus County, Mont., September 7, 1923. Republican. Lawyer; Fergus County Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1948. Female. Member, Tau Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi. Died in Martinsdale, Meagher County, Mont., November 21, 2013 (age 90 years, 75 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Meagher County, Mont.
  Relatives: Daughter of Albert Barton 'Bert' Replogle (1893-1950) and Edith (Kyle) Replogle (1898-1978); married, April 16, 1954, to Wellington Duncan Rankin (brother of Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973)); married, July 22, 1967, to Jack E. Galt (son of Errol Fay Galt; grandson of William Wylie Galt); step-mother of Errol Thomas Galt (who married Sharrie Kay Rogan); step-grandmother of Errol Wylie Galt.
  Political family: Galt family of Martinsdale, Montana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Porter Hardy, Jr. (1903-1995) — of Churchland, Portsmouth, Va. Born in Bon Air, Chesterfield County, Va., June 1, 1903. Democrat. Accountant; farmer; U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1947-69. Methodist. Member, Order of Ahepa; Moose; Kappa Alpha Order; Tau Kappa Alpha; Farm Bureau. Died in 1995 (age about 92 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Porter Hardy and Jane Lang (Mahood) Hardy; married, June 22, 1939, to Edna Lynn Moore; father of Lynn Yeakel (1952?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lawrence Brooks Hays (1898-1981) — also known as Brooks Hays — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; North Carolina; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in London, Pope County, Ark., August 9, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1932-39; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1943-59; defeated, 1958; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1972. Baptist. Member, Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association. Died in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., October 11, 1981 (age 83 years, 63 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Russellville, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Adelbert Steele Hays and Sallie (Butler) Hays; married, February 2, 1922, to Marian Prather.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Louis A. Johnson Louis Arthur Johnson (1891-1966) — also known as Louis A. Johnson — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., January 10, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1917-18; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924; National Commander, American Legion, 1932-33; Assistant Secretary of War, 1937-40; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1949-50. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in Washington, D.C., April 24, 1966 (age 75 years, 104 days). Interment at Elkview Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Marcellus A. Johnson and Katherine Leftwich (Arthur) Johnson; married, February 7, 1920, to Ruth F. Maxwell.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. Army Center of Military History
  Lee Loevinger (1913-2004) — of Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 24, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1960-61; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1963-68. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Xi; Sigma Delta Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died April 26, 2004 (age 91 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gustavus Loevinger and Millie (Strouse) Loevinger; married, March 4, 1950, to Ruth E. Howe.
  Russell Billiu Long (1918-2003) — also known as Russell B. Long; Huey Pierce Long III — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., November 3, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1948-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952, 1960, 1968. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Lions; Elks; Order of the Coif; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2003 (age 84 years, 187 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, La.
  Relatives: Son of Rose McConnell Long and Huey Pierce Long; married, June 3, 1939, to Katherine Mae Hattic; married, December 23, 1969, to Carolyn Bason; nephew of George Shannon Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960); third cousin of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Russell Long: Robert T. Mann, Legacy to Power : Senator Russell Long of Louisiana
  Donald Ray Matthews (1907-1997) — also known as Donald R. Matthews; Billy Matthews — of Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla. Born in Micanopy, Alachua County, Fla., October 3, 1907. Democrat. School teacher and principal; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1935; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952; U.S. Representative from Florida 8th District, 1953-67. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Lions; Kiwanis; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Moose; Pi Gamma Mu; Tau Kappa Alpha; Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., October 26, 1997 (age 90 years, 23 days). Interment at Hawthorne Cemetery, Hawthorne, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of D. H. Matthews and Flora A. Matthews; married 1941 to Sara Lewis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Paul Vories McNutt (1891-1955) — also known as Paul V. McNutt — of Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., July 19, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; law professor; national commander, American Legion, 1928-29; Governor of Indiana, 1933-37; High Commissioner to the Philippines, 1937-39, 1945-46; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1940; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1940, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944; U.S. Ambassador to Philippines, 1946-47; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Delta Chi; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; Tau Kappa Alpha; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Kiwanis. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1955 (age 63 years, 248 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1918 to Kathleen Timolet.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Karl Earl Mundt (1900-1974) — also known as Karl E. Mundt — of Madison, Lake County, S.Dak. Born in Humboldt, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., June 3, 1900. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1939-48; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1948-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956. Member, Izaak Walton League; Kiwanis; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha. Died in Washington, D.C., August 16, 1974 (age 74 years, 74 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Madison, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of F. J. Mundt and Rose E. Mundt; married 1924 to Mary Moses.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jennings Randolph (1902-1998) — of Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va. Born in Salem, Harrison County, W.Va., March 8, 1902. Democrat. Newspaper editor; university professor; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1933-47; defeated, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956, 1976; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1958-85. Seventh-Day Baptist. Member, Lions; Tau Kappa Alpha; Rotary. Died in 1998 (age about 96 years). Interment at Seventh-Day Baptist Cemetery, Salem, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Randolph and Idell (Bingman) Randolph; married, February 18, 1933, to Mary Katherine Babb.
  Cross-reference: D. Grove Moler
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carl West Rich (1898-1972) — also known as Carl W. Rich — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 12, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1947, 1951-53, 1954; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1963-65. Member, Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Eagles. Chairman and president of the Cincinnati Royals professional basketball team. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 26, 1972 (age 73 years, 288 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Maurice G. Robinson (b. 1905) — of Anderson, Madison County, Ind. Born in Petersburg, Pike County, Ind., June 4, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1940; secretary of state of Indiana, 1942-43. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Chi; Tau Kappa Alpha. Burial location unknown.
  Hugh Doggett Scott, Jr. (1900-1994) — also known as Hugh Scott — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Fredericksburg, Va., November 11, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-45, 1947-59 (7th District 1941-45, 6th District 1947-59); defeated, 1944; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1948-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); speaker, 1956; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1959-77. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Sons of the American Revolution; Lions; Society of the Cincinnati; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Chi Rho; Tau Kappa Alpha; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died July 21, 1994 (age 93 years, 252 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Marian Chase.
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Kunzig
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  William G. Sesler (b. 1928) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., April 18, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 49th District, 1961-72; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1970. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Jaycees; Tau Kappa Alpha. Still living as of 1999.
  Kenneth Herndon Tuggle (1904-1978) — also known as Kenneth H. Tuggle — of Barbourville, Knox County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., June 12, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; president, Union National Bank of Barbourville, 1934-53; candidate for Kentucky state attorney general, 1939; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1953-75. Methodist. Member, Delta Theta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Pi Kappa Alpha; American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association. Died in 1978 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Davis Tuggle and Sue Gregory (Root) Tuggle; married, August 20, 1937, to Vivian Shifley.
  See also Wikipedia article
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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

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.  
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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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