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  Joseph Morgan Armstrong (1867-1955) — also known as Joseph M. Armstrong — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Ellicott City, Howard County, Md., October 1, 1867. Republican. Architect; candidate for mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1923; postmaster at Annapolis, Md., 1926-34 (acting, 1926). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Redmen. Died November 1, 1955 (age 88 years, 31 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Edward Armstrong and Mary (Coleman) Armstrong; married 1888 to Mary Elizabeth Johnson (1866-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nicolas Rene Arroyo (1917-2008) — also known as Nicolas R. Arroyo — of Washington, D.C. Born in Havana (La Habana), Cuba, August 31, 1917. Republican. Architect; Cuban minister of public works, 1952-58; Cuban ambassador to the U.S., 1958; delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1988. Cuban ancestry. Member, American Institute of Architects. Died in Washington, D.C., July 13, 2008 (age 90 years, 317 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1942 to Gabriela Menendez Garcia-Beltran (1917-2008).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ray Atherton (1883-1960) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., March 28, 1883. Architect; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1937-39; Denmark, 1939-40; Luxembourg, 1943; Canada, 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1943-48. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1960 (age 76 years, 352 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married to Maude Honeywell.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harrison Henry Atwood (1863-1954) — also known as Harrison H. Atwood — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in North Londonderry, Londonderry, Windham County, Vt., August 26, 1863. Republican. Architect; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Nineteenth Suffolk District, 1887-89, 1915, 1917-18, 1923-24, 1927-28; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888 (alternate), 1892, 1904, 1908 (alternate); member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1888-89; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1892 (10th District), 1918 (12th District), 1920 (12th District). Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 22, 1954 (age 91 years, 57 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Clark Atwood and Helen Marion (Aldrich) Atwood; married, September 11, 1889, to Clara Stein (1863-1930).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Raymond Ball (1896-1943) — also known as Thomas R. Ball — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1927-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., June 16, 1943 (age 47 years, 124 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Watson Ball and Alice Lynde (Raymond) Ball; married, December 18, 1934, to Elvira Urisarri de Polo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vito Piranesi Battista (1909-1990) — also known as Vito P. Battista — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bari, Italy, September 7, 1909. Republican. Architect; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1957 (United Taxpayers), 1961 (United Taxpayers), 1965 (United Taxpayers), 1977; candidate for New York state senate 10th District, 1962; member of New York state assembly 38th District, 1968-75; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1970-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1980. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Delta; American Institute of Architects; Kiwanis. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 24, 1990 (age 80 years, 259 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vincenzo Battista and Sabina (Caputo) Battista; married, June 30, 1941, to JOsephine Palermo.
  The Vito P. Battista Playground, Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
  John Woodbridge Beal (b. 1887) — also known as John W. Beal — of Hanover, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Hanover, Plymouth County, Mass., July 12, 1887. Republican. Architect; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936. Unitarian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Williams Beal and Mary Woodbridge (Howes) Beal; married, October 30, 1915, to Grace Evans Donovan.
  Ralph Elihu Becker, Jr. (b. 1952) — also known as Ralph Becker, Jr. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1952. Democrat. Lawyer; urban planner; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1996-2007; mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008-16. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Elihu Becker (1907-1994) and Ann (Watters) Becker.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Bennett (1781-1865) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 14, 1781. Architect; banker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1804-06, 1808-10, 1812-18; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1814-18; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1812-13; member of South Carolina state senate, 1819-20, 1837-40; Governor of South Carolina, 1820-22. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 30, 1865 (age 83 years, 169 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Adoptive father of Christopher Gustavus Memminger (1803-1888).
  Political family: Memminger family of Charleston, South Carolina.
  The city of Bennettsville, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert M. Bielawski (b. 1867) — of Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Gary, Lake County, Ind.; Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Poland, January 17, 1867. Architect; superintendent of construction for steel mills, 1907-12; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1929-30, 1935-36 (Wayne County 3rd District 1929-30, Wayne County 1st District 1935-36); defeated, 1926 (Republican primary, Wayne County 3rd District), 1930 (Democratic, Wayne County 3rd District), 1936 (Democratic primary, Wayne County 1st District); candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1932. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bielawski and Teresa (Mroczynska) Bielawski; married, June 12, 1894, to Hattie Banaszynska.
  James F. Bly (b. 1886) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 30, 1886. Republican. Architect; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1920-22; defeated, 1922, 1923, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Nathaniel J. Bradlee (born c.1829) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born about 1829. Architect; Republican candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Kenneth Francis Brown (b. 1919) — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, October 28, 1919. Architect; member of Hawaii state senate, 1968-. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Brown and Julia (White) Brown; married, March 7, 1946, to Joan Schaefer.
  Edward Burnett (1849-1925) — of Southborough, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 16, 1849. Democrat. Farmer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1887-89; farm architect. Died in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., November 5, 1925 (age 76 years, 234 days). Interment at St. Mark's Churchyard, Southborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Burnett (1820-1894); married to Mabel Lowell (daughter of James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)).
  Political family: Lowell-Dunlap family of Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William H. Cadwell (b. 1863) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, 1863. Democrat. Civil engineer; surveyor; architect; plumbing supplies manufacturer; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Henry Ogden Clark (b. 1944) — of Cedar, Leelanau County, Mich. Born in Berwyn, Cook County, Ill., December 29, 1944. Architect; builder; Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1992 (11th District), 1994 (15th District), 1996 (2nd District), 1998 (10th District). Member, American Institute of Architects. Still living as of 1998.
  Walter F. Clayton (b. 1865) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1865. Republican. Architect; builder; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1921-25. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  James G. Cutler (1848-1927) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 24, 1848. Republican. Architect; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896, 1916; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1904-07. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League. Patented the mail chute for tall buildings. Died in 1927 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John N. Cutler and Mary E. (Goold) Cutler; married, September 27, 1871, to Anna K. Abbey.
  John B. Davidson (1855-1932) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Scotland, February 22, 1855. Architect; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1914; defeated (State Tax), 1922. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., February 20, 1932 (age 76 years, 363 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Annie Cameron.
  James Clement Dunn (1890-1979) — of New York. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., December 27, 1890. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; architect; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1946-52; France, 1952-53; Spain, 1953-55; Brazil, 1955-56. Episcopalian. Died in 1979 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Armour; father of Cynthia Dunn (who married Charles Wheeler Thayer (1910-1969)).
  Political family: Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
John J. Dunnigan John J. Dunnigan (b. 1883) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 6, 1883. Democrat. Architect; builder; member of New York state senate, 1915-20, 1921-44 (21st District 1915-18, 23rd District 1919-20, 1921-44); defeated, 1920 (23rd District), 1944 (27th District); delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Charles H. Ebbets Charles Hercules Ebbets (1859-1925) — also known as Charles H. Ebbets; Charlie Ebbets — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 29, 1859. Architect; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1896; owner, Brooklyn Dodgers professional baseball team, 1902-25. Died, from heart failure, in his suite at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1925 (age 65 years, 171 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, April 10, 1878, to Minnie Frances Amelia Broadbent (1858-1947); married, May 8, 1922, to Grace Eleanor Slade (1877-1959).
  Ebbets Field (built 1912, demolished 1960), ballpark for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in Brooklyn, New York, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Harvey B. Gantt (b. 1943) — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1943. Democrat. First Black student at Clemson University in South Carolina; graduated with honors in 1965; architect; mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1983-87; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1990, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996. African ancestry. Still living as of 1996.
  Edward D. Garza (b. 1969) — also known as Ed Garza — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., 1969. Democrat. Urban planner; mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 2001-05. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Frank Manson Gilbert (1882-c.1960) — also known as F. Manson Gilbert — Born in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., May 29, 1882. Architect; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Genoa, 1920-22; Patras, 1922-24; Christiania, 1924; Cobh, 1924-26; Brussels, 1926-27, 1928-33; Antwerp, 1927-28. Died about 1960 (age about 78 years). Interment somewhere in Evansville, Ind.
  Ben Godfrey — of Indio, Riverside County, Calif. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Architect; mayor of Indio, Calif., 2001-02. Member, American Institute of Architects. Still living as of 2004.
  Charles S. Haines — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Architect; mayor of Tarrytown, N.Y.; elected 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  James Joseph Heffernan (1888-1967) — also known as James J. Heffernan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 8, 1888. Democrat. Architect; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930-36, 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 6th District, 1938; U.S. Representative from New York, 1941-53 (5th District 1941-45, 11th District 1945-53). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., January 27, 1967 (age 78 years, 80 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hiland Delos Kelley (b. 1881) — also known as Hiland D. Kelley — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Greene County, Mo., April 17, 1881. Democrat. Engineer; architect; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1937-38. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 5, 1921, to Helen Schneider.
  Frank E. Kennett, Jr. — of Conway, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Architect; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1964. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Son of Frank E. Kennett (1888?-?); grandson of Alpheus Crosby Kennett.
  Political family: Kennett family of Conway, New Hampshire.
  Marvin Lewis Kline (1903-1974) — also known as Marvin L. Kline — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Excelsior, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Brunswick, Antelope County, Neb., August 9, 1903. Republican. Architectural engineer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1941-45; convicted in 1964 of grand larceny for illegally boosting his salary as director of a rehabilitation institute, and for diverting fundraising proceeds; sentenced to 10 years in prison; released after three years. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Moose; Optimist Club. Died in Ventura, Ventura County, Calif., April 9, 1974 (age 70 years, 243 days). Interment at Cuming City Cemetery, Blair, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Frank R. Kline and Anna (Gunthorpe) Kline; married, November 23, 1929, to Lucille Knight.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred A. Lama — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Architect; member of New York state assembly, 1943-72 (Kings County 23rd District 1943-54, Kings County 15th District 1955-65, 40th District 1966-72); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John Paul Lindblad (b. 1952) — also known as Jack Lindblad — of North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., September 4, 1952. Architect; Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 24th District, 1992; Green candidate for California state assembly 39th District, 2008. Member, American Institute of Architects. Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Son of Elwood Glen Linblad and Janet May (Jones) Linblad.
  Edward J. Logue (1921-2000) — also known as Ed Logue — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born February 7, 1921. Urban planner; lawyer; candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1967. Died January 27, 2000 (age 78 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Frank Logue (1924-2010).
  See also Wikipedia article
  R. H. Megraw (b. 1858) — of Armstrong County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., May 1, 1858. Carpenter; architect; field man for Philadelphia Natural Gas Company; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Armstrong County, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (1887-1980) — also known as Frederick A. Muhlenberg — of Reading, Berks County, Pa.; Wernersville, Berks County, Pa. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., September 25, 1887. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; chair of Berks County Republican Party, 1935-36; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948. Died in Reading, Berks County, Pa., January 19, 1980 (age 92 years, 116 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Frederick Muhlenberg (1852-1915) and Henrietta Augusta (Muhlenberg) Muhlenberg (1861-1890); married to Elizabeth S. Young (1890-1967); grandnephew of Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; great-grandson of Henry Augustus Philip Muhlenberg; great-grandnephew of Francis Swaine Muhlenberg; second great-grandson of John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746-1807) and Joseph Hiester; second great-grandnephew of Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg; first cousin of Hiester Henry Muhlenberg; first cousin once removed of Henry Ernestus Muhlenberg; first cousin four times removed of John Hiester and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834) and William Hiester; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Robeadeau Clymer, Isaac Ellmaker Hiester and Hiester Clymer.
  Political family: Muhlenberg-Hiester family of Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Clark Neuringer — of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Architect; candidate for mayor of Mamaroneck, N.Y., 2013. Still living as of 2013.
  Morris B. Payne (b. 1885) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Waterford, New London County, Conn., January 19, 1885. Republican. Architect; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1921-24; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1939-40; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Sphinx. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Payne and Ellen (Gillen) Payne; married, October 14, 1909, to Jeannie Grandall Nash.
  Leonard Pikaart (1866-1924) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., July 19, 1866. Republican. Carpenter; architect; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1910-12. Dutch ancestry. Member, Grange; Junior Order. While repairing a chicken coop, he was accidentally shot in the heart, and killed, by a rifle held by 12-year-old Edward Kupetz, in Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 26, 1924 (age 58 years, 99 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Amelia Lotharia 'Millie' Halliwell (1873-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis J. Plym (1869-1940) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Sweden, 1869. Republican. Architect; inventor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Swedish ancestry. Died in 1940 (age about 71 years). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.
  Edgar Allen Poe (1868-1949) — also known as Edgar A. Poe — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Dallas, Gaston County, N.C., April 15, 1868. Lawyer; architect; contractor; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1899-1901, 1904-06. Baptist. Died September 5, 1949 (age 81 years, 143 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Allen Poe and Elizabeth Amanda (Corpening) Poe; married to Maude Miller.
  William Joseph Reuters (b. 1866) — also known as William J. Reuters — Born in Germany, January 19, 1866. Architect; contractor; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1901-11. Burial location unknown.
  William Warren Rose (1864-1931) — also known as William W. Rose — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 12, 1864. Architect; mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1905-06, 1906; defeated, 1897 (Fusion), 1907 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908, 1920. Member, Freemasons. An ouster lawsuit was filed against him in 1905 over his refusal to enforce the state's liquor prohibition law; fined $1,000 for contempt by the Kansas Supreme Court in 1907 for trying to hold office as mayor. Died May 4, 1931 (age 67 years, 53 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  John Rugee (1827-1894) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Lübeck, Germany, January 3, 1827. Architect; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1884. Designed breweries, churches, grain elevators, and many bridges. Died of cancer, in Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif., March 7, 1894 (age 67 years, 63 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Roberto Sánchez Vilella (1913-1998) — of Hato Rey, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Mayagüez, Mayagüez Municipio, Puerto Rico, February 19, 1913. Civil engineer; architect; mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1945-46; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1965-69. Member, Tau Beta Pi. Died in 1998 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Luis Sánchez Frasqueri and Angela Vilella Vélez; married, July 10, 1936, to Conchita Dapena Quiñones.
Dale N. Scrace Dale N. Scrace (born c.1947) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1947. Architect; construction manager; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 2001-. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: City of Grosse Pointe
  E. Carlyle Smith — of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex. Architect; mayor of Grand Prairie, Tex., 1952-53. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of E. Carlyle Smith, Jr. (1939?-2003).
  Henry Smith (1838-1916) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 22, 1838. Architect; builder; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1878; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1887-89. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., September 16, 1916 (age 78 years, 56 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Union Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Buchanan Stockham, Jr. (1883-1948) — also known as Thomas B. Stockham — of Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa. Born in Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa., October 8, 1883. Architect; civil engineer; burgess of Morrisville, Pennsylvania, 1923; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1935-48; died in office 1948. Died in Newtown, Bucks County, Pa., June 4, 1948 (age 64 years, 240 days). Interment at Morrisville Cemetery, Morrisville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan Stockham (1836-1904) and M. Alice (Green) Stockham (1850-1925); married to Elmira E. Harper (1886-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vervie Pontious Sutherland (b. 1882) — also known as Vervie P. Sutherland — of Minnesota. Born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., February 18, 1882. Architect; builder; U.S. Consular Agent in Nueva Gerona, 1910-16. Burial location unknown.
  Richard Nelson Swett (b. 1957) — also known as Dick Swett — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa., May 1, 1957. Democrat. Architect; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1991-95; defeated, 1994; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1996; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1998-99. Mormon. Member, American Institute of Architects. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Katrina Lantos (1952?-) (daughter of Thomas Peter Lantos).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Maynard L. Taylor, Jr. (1917-1992) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 12, 1917. Architect; mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1951-55. Died in Sun City West, Maricopa County, Ariz., November 23, 1992 (age 75 years, 256 days). Interment at Wickenburg Cemetery, Wickenburg, Ariz.
  Relatives: Married 1944 to Lavaun Pearl Berg (died 2002).
  Epitaph: "Alaskan Pioneer."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wilhelm Carl August Thielepape (1814-1904) — also known as W. C. A Thielepape — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Wabern, Hesse, Germany, July 10, 1814. Engineer; architect; mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1867-72; lawyer. German ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 7, 1904 (age 90 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Werner Philipp Thielepape and Elisabeth (Thompson) Thielepape; married 1841 to Mathilde Gössling.
  See also Wikipedia article
Elias A. Vogler Elias A. Vogler — of Salem (now part of Winston-Salem), Forsyth County, N.C. Architect; mayor of Salem, N.C., 1858-59, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Winston-Salem
  Paul Revere Williams (1894-1980) — also known as Paul R. Williams — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 18, 1894. Republican. Architect; first African-American architect west of the Mississippi, and first to be member of the American Institute of Architects; designed many Southern California landmarks, including the homes of Hollywood celebrities; received the Spingarn Medal in 1953; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1960; member, California Housing Commission and California Civil Rights Commission. African ancestry. Member, American Institute of Architects; Freemasons. Died, from diabetes, in California Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 23, 1980 (age 85 years, 339 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Presumably named for: Paul Revere
  Relatives: Son of C. S. Williams and Lila A. (Wright) Williams; married, June 27, 1917, to Della Mae Givens (1895-1996).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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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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