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  Leslie Aspin (1938-1995) — also known as Les Aspin — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., July 21, 1938. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1971-93; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1993-94. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Zeta Psi. Died, from a stroke, at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1995 (age 56 years, 304 days). Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Hunt Atkinson (1881-1968) — also known as Harry H. Atkinson — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, May 22, 1881. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Nye County District Attorney, 1917-20; U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1926-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1936. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in January, 1968 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. M. Atkinson and Jessie (Erickson) Atkinson; married, November 28, 1908, to Katherine Jackson (died 1954); married, September 1, 1961, to Cecil Payn Chapman.
  Richard Achilles Ballinger (1858-1922) — also known as Richard A. Ballinger — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Boonesborough (now Boone), Boone County, Iowa, July 9, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; superior court judge in Washington, 1894-97; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1904-06; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1909-11; resigned 1911. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 6, 1922 (age 63 years, 332 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Richard H. Ballinger and Mary E. Ballinger; married, October 26, 1886, to Julia A. Bradley.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Francis Barrett (b. 1907) — also known as George F. Barrett — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 17, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1944, 1948, 1956; delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Illinois state attorney general, 1941-49. Member, American Bar Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Francis Barrett and Mary Frances (Sullivan) Barrett; married, February 11, 1937, to Marcia Bates.
  William Burke Belknap (1885-1965) — also known as William B. Belknap — of Goshen, Oldham County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 18, 1885. Democrat. Stock breeder; economist; college teacher; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 59th District, 1924-28, 1934-35; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1933. Member, American Economic Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died September 7, 1965 (age 80 years, 142 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alice Trumbull (Silliman) Belknap (1846-1890) and William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914); married, September 14, 1922, to Helen Clark Strong.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William Benton William Burnett Benton (1900-1973) — also known as William Benton — of Southport, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 1, 1900. Democrat. Advertising business; introduced sound effects into television commercials; popularized the "Amos 'n' Andy" radio show; vice-president, University of Chicago, 1937-45; publisher of the Encyclopedia Brittanica; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, 1945-47; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1949-53; defeated, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Council on Foreign Relations; Zeta Psi. Died, in the Waldorf Towers Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1973 (age 72 years, 351 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Charles William Benton and Elma (Hixson) Benton; married 1928 to Helen Hemingway.
  The William Benton Museum of Art, at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
  James Crawford Biggs (1872-1960) — of Oxford, Granville County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Oxford, Granville County, N.C., August 29, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; mayor of Oxford, N.C., 1897-98; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1905; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1907-11; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916; U.S. Solicitor General, 1933-35. Member, Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., January 30, 1960 (age 87 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Biggs and Elizabeth Arlington (Cooper) Biggs; married to Margie Jordan.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Samuel Howard Blackmer (1902-1951) — also known as Samuel H. Blackmer — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., March 2, 1902. Municipal judge in Vermont, 1929-32; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1933-35; Bennington County State's Attorney, 1935-37; executive clerk (personal counsel) to Gov. George D. Aiken, 1937-38; superior court judge in Vermont, 1938-49; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Rotary; Zeta Psi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died, of a heart attack, in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 25, 1951 (age 49 years, 298 days). Interment at Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Huling Blackmer and Fanny Laura (Abbott) Blackmer; married, July 18, 1925, to Katrina Roosevelt Schuyler.
  Henry Manchester Boss, Jr. (1875-1960) — also known as Henry M. Boss, Jr. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 13, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1926, 1929-34; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi. Died April 9, 1960 (age 84 years, 209 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Henry M. Boss and Emma J. (Wilbur) Boss; married, October 20, 1906, to Louise J. Gifford.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Shunk Brown, Jr. (b. 1891) — also known as Francis S. Brown, Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 3, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 1st District, 1927-39. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Shunk Brown (1858-?) and Elizabeth (Hamm) Brown; married, February 10, 1917, to Janet Ramsey McKeen; grandson of Charles Brown; great-grandson of Francis Rawn Shunk; third great-grandson of William Findlay.
  Political family: Findlay-Brown family of Pennsylvania.
  Scott Philip Brown (b. 1959) — also known as Scott Brown — of Wrentham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Kittery, York County, Maine, September 12, 1959. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1999-2004; member of Massachusetts state senate, 2004-10; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 2010-13. Christian Reformed. Member, Zeta Psi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Claude Bruce Brown and Judi (Rugg) Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Winthrop Gilman Brown (1907-1987) — also known as Winthrop G. Brown — of Washington, D.C. Born in Seal Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, July 12, 1907. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Laos, 1960-62; South Korea, 1964-67. Member, Zeta Psi. Helped to coordinate the Lend-Lease program during World War II. Died in 1987 (age about 79 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams Brown and Helen Gilman (Noyes) Brown; married, December 28, 1946, to Peggy Ann Bell.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Clyde R. Chapman (b. 1889) — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, July 23, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Maine, 1920-24; Waldo County Attorney, 1925-33; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928; mayor of Belfast, Maine, 1930-33; Maine state attorney general, 1933-36. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Mansur Chapman and Laura Evelyn (Keene) Chapman; married, February 14, 1919, to Eva May Humphrey.
  William Alfred Comstock (1877-1949) — also known as William A. Comstock; Bill Comstock — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., July 2, 1877. Democrat. Builder and operator of electric railways, 1899-1922; president, State Savings Bank (Alpena), 1906-09; real estate business; mayor of Alpena, Mich., 1914; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1914-16; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1915; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1920-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924, 1928, 1932; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1924-30; Governor of Michigan, 1933-34; defeated, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles. Died June 16, 1949 (age 71 years, 349 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Comstock (1842-1905) and Myra (Rapelji) Comstock (1844-1921); married, April 22, 1919, to Josephine White.
  Cross-reference: Rudolph G. Tenerowicz — Willis M. Brewer
  Hugh Smith Cumming, Jr. (1900-1986) — also known as Hugh S. Cumming, Jr. — of Virginia. Born in Richmond, Va., March 10, 1900. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1953-57. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Zeta Psi; Military Order of the World Wars. Died November 24, 1986 (age 86 years, 259 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Smith Cumming (1869-1948) and Lucy (Booth) Cumming (1871-1960); married to Winifred Burney West (1907-1978).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Hial Darling (1859-1944) — also known as Charles H. Darling — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., May 9, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Vermont, 1887-1901; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1896-98; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1901-05; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Zeta Psi; Freemasons. Died in 1944 (age about 85 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Jason L. Darling and Ellen L. (Paul) Darling; married, October 6, 1889, to Agnes Christmas Norton (1861-1941).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Edward Irving Edwards (1863-1931) — also known as Edward I. Edwards — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bergen town (now part of Jersey City), Hudson County, N.J., December 1, 1863. Democrat. General contractor; banker; New Jersey state comptroller, 1911-17; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1919; Governor of New Jersey, 1920-23; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1920; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1923-29; defeated, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928. Episcopalian. Welsh and English ancestry. Member, American Bankers Association; Zeta Psi; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Depressed over political and financial misfortunes, the deaths of those close to him, and his own poor health, he shot and killed himself, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 26, 1931 (age 67 years, 56 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William W. Edwards and Emma J. (Nation) Edwards; brother of William D. Edwards (1853?-1916); married, November 14, 1888, to Jule Blanche Smith (died 1928).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bowman Elder (1888-1954) — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 4, 1888. Democrat. Real estate business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1916, 1932, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; treasurer of Indiana Democratic Party, 1924-26; treasurer, Indiana Office Furniture Co., 1929-35; receiver who liquidated Indiana's interurban railways, 1933-40; Consular Agent for France in Indianapolis, Ind., 1935. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Reserve Officers Association; Military Order of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Zeta Psi. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., June 10, 1954 (age 66 years, 98 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of William Line Elder (1855-1940); married to Madeline Fortune.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roscoe C. Emery (b. 1886) — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Born in Eastport, Washington County, Maine, March 28, 1886. Republican. School principal; partner in Emery Bros. fish packing firm; newspaper publisher; member of Maine state senate 15th District, 1921-24; mayor of Eastport, Maine, 1928-31, 1935-36. Methodist. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Rotary; Zeta Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Roscoe Conkling
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Emery and Josephine (Holmes) Emery; married, October 22, 1919, to Vera G. Leonard.
  Frank George Farrington (1872-1933) — also known as Frank G. Farrington — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 11, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1912; member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County, 1917-20; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of Maine state senate 7th District, 1921-24; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1928-33; died in office 1933. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Zeta Psi. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 3, 1933 (age 60 years, 357 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Leonard Farrington (1832-1922) and Cordelia (Wilson) Farrington (1838-1925); married, September 5, 1894, to Martha Blanche French.
  Edward Moss Gatliff (b. 1887) — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Born in Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky., September 12, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; coal operator; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1916-24. Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Zeta Psi; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ancil Gatliff and Florida (Moss) Gatliff; married, February 9, 1915, to Beverly Davidson.
  Bertrand Wesley Gearhart (1890-1955) — also known as Bertrand W. Gearhart; Bud Gearhart — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Fresno, Fresno County, Calif., May 31, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to California convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; U.S. Representative from California 9th District, 1935-49; defeated, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948. Member, Elks; American Legion; Native Sons of the Golden West; Sons of the American Revolution; Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Among the founders of the American Legion. Died in a hospital at San Francisco, Calif., October 11, 1955 (age 65 years, 133 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Gearhart and Mary Elizabeth (Johnson) Gearhart.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Angier Louis Goodwin (1881-1975) — also known as Angier L. Goodwin — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, January 30, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Melrose, Mass., 1921-23; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1925-28; member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Middlesex District, 1929-41; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1943-55; defeated, 1954; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1954-55. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Grange; Zeta Psi. Died in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., June 20, 1975 (age 94 years, 141 days). Interment at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Mass.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Eleanor Hardy Stone.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Benjamin Harrison (1889-1948) — also known as William B. Harrison — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., July 28, 1889. Republican. Insurance adjuster; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; secretary-treasurer, Foundry Products Co.; president, Kentucky Refrigerating Co.; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1927-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1928, 1932, 1936 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1931. Presbyterian. Member, Zeta Psi. Died, from lung cancer, in Wequetonsing, Emmet County, Mich., July 13, 1948 (age 58 years, 351 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Harrison and Virginia L. (Trezevant) Harrison; married, June 4, 1912, to Margaret W. Allis.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harold Johnson (b. 1928) — of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, Calif.; Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., October 8, 1928. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964; district judge in California, 1971-. Presbyterian. Member, Zeta Psi; American Bar Association. Still living as of 1973.
  Herbert Carlyle Libby (1878-1965) — also known as Herbert C. Libby — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Burnham, Waldo County, Maine, December 28, 1878. Republican. Editor; superintendent of schools; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1926-27. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Pi Kappa Delta; Zeta Psi. Died in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, February 27, 1965 (age 86 years, 61 days). Interment at Waterville Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac C. Libby (1837-1899) and Helen M. (Green) Libby (1839-1909); married, December 21, 1912, to Mabel Esther Dunn (1882-1978).
  Edmund Brewer Montgomery (1891-1970) — also known as Edmund B. Montgomery — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., September 18, 1891. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Port Limon, 1919; Barranquilla, 1920-22; Montevideo, 1922; U.S. Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1922-24; London, 1924; Madras, 1926-29; San Luis Potosi, as of 1938. Unitarian. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in 1970 (age about 78 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Wishard Montgomery and Cora May (Rogers) Montgomery.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  John Edward Nelson (1874-1955) — also known as John E. Nelson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in China, Kennebec County, Maine, July 12, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1922-33; defeated, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, April 11, 1955 (age 80 years, 273 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edward White Nelson and Cassandra Marden (Worthing) Nelson; married, July 14, 1900, to Margaret Heath Crosby; father of Charles Pembroke Nelson (1907-1962).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ball Osborne (b. 1868) — Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., June 24, 1868. Republican. U.S. Consul in Ghent, 1889-93; Le Havre, as of 1912-19; lawyer; U.S. Consul General in Le Havre, as of 1919-20; Christiania, as of 1920-21; Genoa, as of 1921-26; Stockholm, as of 1927-29; Budapest, as of 1932. Member, Rotary; Loyal Legion; Zeta Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Sylvanus Osborne (1839-1900) and Ruth (Ball) Osborne; married, October 1, 1891, to Bertha J. Grinnell.
  Ely Eliot Palmer (1887-1977) — also known as Ely E. Palmer — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1887. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Paris, 1913-15; U.S. Consul in Madrid, 1916-21; Bucharest, 1921-26; U.S. Consul General in Bucharest, 1926-29; Vancouver, 1929-33; Jerusalem, 1933-35; Ottawa, 1935-38; Beirut, 1938-41; Sydney, 1941-44; U.S. Minister to Afghanistan, 1945-48; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1948-49. Baptist. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in 1977 (age about 89 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of George Frederick Palmer and Martha Josephine (Hunt) Palmer; married, June 19, 1913, to Eno Ham.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elbert Sidney Peel, Jr. (b. 1922) — also known as Elbert S. Peel, Jr. — of Williamston, Martin County, N.C. Born in Williamston, Martin County, N.C., February 14, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 2nd District, 1959. Christian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi; Moose; Kiwanis; Jaycees. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elbert S. Peel and Fannie M. (Manning) Peel; married 1957 to Lucia Claire Hutchinson.
  George Frederick Reinhardt (1911-1971) — also known as G. Frederick Reinhardt — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., October 21, 1911. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Vienna, 1938; U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, 1955-57; United Arab Republic, 1960-61; Italy, 1961-68; U.S. Minister to Yemen, 1960-61. Member, Zeta Psi. Died February 22, 1971 (age 59 years, 124 days). Interment at Cimitero Acattolico, Rome, Italy.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
John G. Sargent John Garibaldi Sargent (1860-1939) — also known as John G. Sargent — of Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., October 13, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; Windsor County State's Attorney, 1898-1900; Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1900-02; Vermont state attorney general, 1908-12; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1924; U.S. Attorney General, 1925-29. Universalist. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vt., March 5, 1939 (age 78 years, 143 days). Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery, Ludlow, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of John Henman Sargent and Ann Eliza (Henley) Sargent; married, August 4, 1887, to Mary L. Gordon.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Robert McGregor Scotten (1891-1968) — also known as Robert M. Scotten — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 18, 1891. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Asuncion, 1926-27; U.S. Minister to Dominican Republic, 1940-42; Costa Rica, 1942-43; New Zealand, 1947-48; U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador, 1943-47; New Zealand, 1948-55. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in 1968 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Oren Scotten and Mary Clarke (McGregor) Scotten; married, December 3, 1929, to Ann Boyd.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Philip Swasey (1839-1928) — also known as John P. Swasey — of Canton, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, September 4, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1874; member of Maine state senate, 1875-76; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1883-84; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1908-11; defeated, 1910. Universalist. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, May 27, 1928 (age 88 years, 266 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Canton, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Benjamin K. Swasey and Mary Davis (Perley) Swasey; married, March 4, 1862, to Mary A. Thorne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sterry Robinson Waterman (1901-1984) — also known as Sterry R. Waterman — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., June 12, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee); Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1955-70. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Sphinx; Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in 1984 (age about 83 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Zeno Sterry Waterman (born 1871) and Sarah W. (Robinson) Waterman; married, May 13, 1932, to Frances Chadbourne Knight; second cousin twice removed of William Harrison Waterman; second cousin four times removed of David Waterman (1749-?) and Luther Waterman; third cousin thrice removed of Elisha Waterman and Thomas Glasby Waterman; fourth cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Robert Whitney Waterman.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Roundy-Welles-Hadley family of Illinois (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
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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.
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