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  Alma Shealey Adams (b. 1946) — also known as Alma Adams; Alma Shealey — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in High Point, Guilford County, N.C., May 27, 1946. Democrat. Artist; college professor; member of North Carolina state house of representatives 58th District, 1994-2014; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 12th District, 2014-. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Philip Adams (1881-1956) — of Washington, D.C.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 26, 1881. Republican. College teacher; portrait and landscape painter; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1922-24; Malta, 1924-26; Campbellton, 1928-29; Sarnia, 1929-32; SAINT John, 1932; London, 1938. Unitarian. Died in Volusia County, Fla., March, 1956 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery, Edgewater, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Payson Adams and Ellen Germaine (Fisher) Adams.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harvey T. Andrews (b. 1866) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), Westchester County, N.Y., June 28, 1866. Republican. Artist; member of New York state assembly, 1895-97 (New York County 26th District 1895, New York County 31st District 1896-97); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  David Maitland Armstrong (1836-1918) — also known as D. Maitland Armstrong — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., April 15, 1836. Lawyer; artist; designer and maker of stained glass windows; U.S. Consul in Rome, 1869-71; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Papal States, 1869; U.S. Consul General in Rome, 1871-73. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 26, 1918 (age 82 years, 41 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Marlboro, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, December 6, 1866, to Helen Neilson (1845-1927; niece of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893)); father of Hamilton Fish Armstrong (1893-1973; editor of Foreign Affairs).
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Winthrop-Folsom family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Miller Baer (1886-1970) — of North Dakota. Born in Black Creek, Outagamie County, Wis., March 29, 1886. Civil engineer; farmer; cartoonist; postmaster; U.S. Representative from North Dakota 1st District, 1917-21; defeated (Non-Partisan League), 1920. Congregationalist. Died in Washington, D.C., February 18, 1970 (age 83 years, 326 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Eugene Bailey — of Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Republican. Packinghouse worker; composer; singer; performed, Republican National Convention, 1952. African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Erwin G. Bartberger (born c.1859) — also known as E. G. Bartberger — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. Born in Pennsylvania, about 1859. Republican. Engraver; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (1837-1914) — also known as S. G. W. Benjamin — of New York; Washington, D.C.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born, of American parents, at Argos, Greece, February 13, 1837. Librarian; author; artist; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1883-85; U.S. Consul General in Teheran, as of 1883-85. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; American Forestry Association; Navy League. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., July 19, 1914 (age 77 years, 156 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan B. Benjamin (missionary) and Mary Gladding (Wheeler) Benjamin (poet); married, October 20, 1863, to Clara Stowell (died 1880); married, November 16, 1882, to Fanny Nichols Weed (1837-1924; author).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin: Our American Artists
  Frank Joseph Berka (1889-1943) — also known as Frank J. Berka — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Czechoslovakia, January 20, 1889. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; commercial artist; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1933-38; defeated, 1928, 1938; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940. Czechoslovakian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grotto; Lions. Died in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., February 24, 1943 (age 54 years, 35 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Berka and Vobovil Berka; married, September 27, 1911, to Mabel Novak.
  Meta Bochert — of Wisconsin. Socialist. Designer; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Martin A. Brinkman — of Kentucky. Socialist. Wood carver; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Kentucky, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1922; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Edmund Burfoot (b. 1858) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in England, 1858. Wood carver; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph Carabelli (1850-1911) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Porto Ceresio, Italy, April 9, 1850. Republican. Sculptor; founder and proprietor, Lakeview Granite and Monumental Works; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1908; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1909. Italian ancestry. Died April 19, 1911 (age 61 years, 10 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Carabelli (c.1809-1870; stonemason).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederic René Coudert, Jr. (1898-1972) — also known as Frederic R. Coudert, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 7, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1956; member of New York state senate, 1939-46 (17th District 1939-44, 20th District 1945-46); U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1947-59; campaign chair for William F. Buckley, Jr.'s campaign for Mayor of New York City, 1965. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of congestive heart failure, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 21, 1972 (age 74 years, 14 days). Interment at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church, Laurel Hollow, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Frederic R. Coudert (c.1871-1955) and Alice T. (Wilmerding) Coudert; married 1923 to Mary K. Callery (sculptor; divorced 1931); married 1931 to Paula Murray; father of Paula Murray Coudert (who married William Rand, Jr. (1926-)); grandson of Frederic René Coudert; great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin Tracy.
  Political family: Coudert-Catlin-Tracy family of New York City, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Crowther (1870-1955) — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J.; Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y.; Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Born in Liverpool, England, July 10, 1870. Republican. Rug and carpet designer; dentist; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1906-07; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1919-43. Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., July 20, 1955 (age 85 years, 10 days). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jay Norwood Darling (1876-1962) — also known as Jay N. Darling; "Ding" — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Norwood, Charlevoix County, Mich., October 21, 1876. Republican. Cartoonist; received the Pulitzer Prize for his political cartoons in 1924 and 1943; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932; founder and first president, National Wildlife Federation; head of the U.S. Biological Survey (which later became the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service), 1934-35; obtained millions of acres for wildlife refuges. Member, Beta Theta Pi. Died January 12, 1962 (age 85 years, 83 days). Interment at Logan Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Marcellus Warner Darling (1844-1913) and Clara (Woolson) Darling (1848-1916); married, September 19, 1911, to Genevieve Pendleton (1877-1968).
  The J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfredo Lutz Demorest (1881-1934) — also known as Alfredo L. Demorest — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Washington, D.C. Born in Santiago, Chile, of American parents, February 13, 1881. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; artist; author; U.S. Vice Consul in Trinidad, 1922-34, died in office 1934. Died in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, November 15, 1934 (age 53 years, 275 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac N. Demorest (1849-1921) and Lyda (Morris) Demorest (1852-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Remington Fairlamb (1838-1908) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Washington, D.C.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 23, 1838. Organist; composer; U.S. Consul General in Zurich, 1862-65. Died in Ingleside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 16, 1908 (age 70 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonas Preston Fairlamb and Hannah Kennedy Fairlamb.
  Faith (b. 1923) — also known as Faith Dane — of St. Croix, Virgin Islands; Washington, D.C. Born in 1923. Actress; artist; candidate for Virgin Islands legislature, 1964; Independent candidate for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1990, 1994, 1998; Independent candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from the District of Columbia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Relatives: Married 1983 to Jude Crannitch.
  Donald A. Fraser (born c.1896) — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Born in Unadilla, Dooly County, Ga., about 1896. Republican. Merchant; cartoonist; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem, 1935-38; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1939-40. Burial location unknown.
  Vincent Gallo (b. 1962) — Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., April 11, 1962. Republican. Rock musician; movie actor/director; artist; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2004. Italian ancestry. Still living as of 2006.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Fay Webb Gardner (1885-1969) — also known as Fay Lamar Webb; Mrs. O. Max Gardner — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Born in Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., September 7, 1885. Democrat. Executive and stylist, Cleveland Cloth Mills of Shelby, N.C.; member of North Carolina Democratic State Committee, 1929; member of North Carolina Democratic State Executive Committee, 1930-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1948, 1952. Female. Baptist. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; United Daughters of the Confederacy; Colonial Dames. Died January 16, 1969 (age 83 years, 131 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Landrum Webb (1853-1930) and Kansas Love (Andrews) Webb (1856-1938); married, November 6, 1907, to Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947).
  Political family: Gardner family of Shelby, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about O. Max Gardner: Joseph L. Morrison, Governor O. Max Gardner : A Power in North Carolina and New Deal Washington
  Charles Robert Hatheway (1866-1957) — also known as C. Robert Hatheway — of Poquonock, Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Poquonock, Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., 1866. Republican. Artist; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windsor, 1909-10. Died in 1957 (age about 91 years). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Emma M. Freeman (1872-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roger Sherman Hoar (1887-1963) — also known as Roger S. Hoar; Ralph Milne Farley — of Concord, Middlesex County, Mass.; South Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass., April 8, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1911; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1916; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; author; cartoonist; inventor. Died in South Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., October 10, 1963 (age 76 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Caroline Prescott (Wood) Hoar (1860-1891) and Sherman Hoar; married, June 25, 1913, to Elva Stuart Pease; grandson of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar; grandnephew of George Frisbie Hoar; great-grandson of Samuel Hoar; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; first cousin once removed of Rockwood Hoar; first cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day and William Maxwell Evarts; second cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); third cousin of Edward Baldwin Whitney and Henry de Forest Baldwin; third cousin once removed of Archibald Cox; fourth cousin of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Dix and John Stanley Addis.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Fiction by Roger Sherman Hoar: The Radio Gun Runners — The Radio Flyers — The Radio Man — The Radio Planet — The Radio Menace — The Radio Man Returns — The Radio Man — The Immortals — The Danger From The Deep — The Golden City — The Radio Beasts — Eric of Atzalan — The Radio Pirates — The Radio Minds
  Edward Russell Kellogg (1864-1923) — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in San Francisco, Calif., April 22, 1864. Artist; U.S. Vice Consul in Yokohama, 1918-23, died in office 1923. Died suddenly, from heart disease, in the New York Central railroad station, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., July 3, 1923 (age 59 years, 72 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Scriba town, Oswego County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Glover Kellogg (1823-1886) and Katharine Tracy (Lyon) Kellogg (1838-1871); married, October 12, 1886, to Sarah Morris Burtis; grandson of John Russell Kellogg; first cousin four times removed of Aaron Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Greene Carrier Bronson; third cousin once removed of Selah Merrill; third cousin twice removed of George Smith Catlin and Francis William Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Jason Kellogg, Jonathan Brace, Charles Kellogg, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Zina Hyde, Jr. and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Arthur Tappan Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) — of Ausable Forks, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y., June 21, 1882. Artist; writer; member of New York American Labor Party Executive Committee, 1945; American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1948; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1949; received the Lenin Peace Prize in 1967. Died in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., March 13, 1971 (age 88 years, 265 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Essex County, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Charles Kihn (1868-1936) — also known as Alfred C. Kihn — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 4, 1868. Socialist. Banknote, stamp, and portrait engraver and etcher; his portrait subjects included Karl Marx, Edward Bellamy, and Susan B. Anthony; Socialist Labor candidate for New York state comptroller, 1900. German ancestry. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 12, 1936 (age 67 years, 282 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Frederic Kihn and Augusta (von Grunberg) Kihn; married, August 22, 1896, to Carrie Lowe Peck; father of Wilfred Langdon Kihn (1898-1957).
  Wilfred Langdon Kihn (1898-1957) — also known as W. Langdon Kihn; William Langdon Kihn; "Zoi-och-ka-tsai-ya"; "Chase-Enemy-in-Water" — of Hadlyme, Lyme, New London County, Conn.; Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 5, 1898. Democrat. Artist, specializing in paintings of American Indians; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1948. Died, in Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London, New London County, Conn., December 12, 1957 (age 59 years, 98 days). Interment at Cove Cemetery, Hadlyme, Lyme, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Charles Kihn (1868-1936) and Carrie Lowe (Peck) Kihn; married, June 3, 1920, to Helen Van Tine Butler.
  See also Wikipedia article
Bill Mauldin William Henry Mauldin (1921-2003) — also known as Bill Mauldin — of New York. Born in Mountain Park, Otero County, N.M., October 29, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Cartoonist, starting in the Army during World War II; worked as an editorial cartoonist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Chicago Sun-Times newspapers, winning the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in 1945 and 1959; appeared as an actor in two 1951 movies: Teresa and The Red Badge of Courage; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1956. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease and pneumonia, in a nursing home at Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif., January 22, 2003 (age 81 years, 85 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, February 28, 1942, to Norma Jean Humphries (divorced 1946); married, June 27, 1947, to Natalie Sarah Evans.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Bill Mauldin campaign (1956) via Library of Congress
  Mike McNeilly — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Artist; candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Friedricke Merck — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Artist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
Samuel F. B. Morse Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) — also known as Samuel F. B. Morse — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 27, 1791. Artist; inventor of the telegraph; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1841; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1854. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 2, 1872 (age 80 years, 341 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826; geographer) and Elizabeth Ann Finley (Breese) Morse (1766-1828); married, September 29, 1818, to Lucretia Pickering Walker (died 1825); married, August 10, 1848, to Sarah Elizabeth Griswold.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
Thomas Nast Thomas Nast (1840-1902) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Landau, Germany, September 27, 1840. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; news correspondent and cartoonist for Harper's Weekly and other magazines and newspapers; noted for his creation of such icons as the Republican elephant and Democratic donkey; instrumental in the downfall of New York City political boss William M. Tweed; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1902, died in office 1902. German ancestry. Died, of yellow fever, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, December 7, 1902 (age 62 years, 71 days). Original interment somewhere in Guayaquil, Ecuador; reinterment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Thomas Nast and Appolonia (Abriss) Nast; married, September 26, 1861, to Sarah Edwards (c.1840-1932).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, June 1902
  James Duncan Pitney (1921-2005) — also known as J. Duncan Pitney — of Mendham, Morris County, N.J. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1921. Republican. Artist; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960. Died in Mendham, Morris County, N.J., December 28, 2005 (age 84 years, 279 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Ballantine Pitney (1892-1927) and Francise (Williams) Pitney (1895-1978); married to Genevieve Fowler (1916-1965); grandnephew of Mahlon Pitney; great-grandson of Henry Cooper Pitney; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Pitney (1803-1877).
  Political family: Pitney family of New Jersey.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James William Robertson — also known as James Robertson — of Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Mich. Born in Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Cartoonist; laundry owner; mayor of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., 1952-57. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Barr Robertson and Mary Hay (Stewart) Robertson; married, June 24, 1930, to Gwendolyn Brown.
  David Laughing Horse Robinson (b. 1955) — of Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in 1955. Democrat. Art teacher; candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Kawaiisu Indian ancestry. Still living as of 2003.
  E. Adele Scott Saul (1887-1988) — also known as Adele Scott Saul; E. Adele Scott — of Rose Valley, Wallingford, Delaware County, Pa.; Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 21, 1887. Democrat. Artist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 8th District, 1940. Female. Member, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Died in Rose Valley, Wallingford, Delaware County, Pa., December 6, 1988 (age 101 years, 46 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Henry J. Scott and Adele Brabant (Hamrick) Scott; married, October 30, 1911, to Maurice Bower Saul (1883-1974; lawyer); mother of Robert Maurice Saul (1913-1944; killed in the Philippines in World War II).
  Ben Shahn (1898-1969) — of Roosevelt, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania, September 12, 1898. Progressive. Artist; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Jewish. Died, in Mt. Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1969 (age 70 years, 183 days). Interment at Roosevelt Cemetery, Roosevelt, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Hessel Shahn and Gittel (Lieberman) Shahn; married 1922 to Tillie Goldstein (1897-1951); married 1935 to Bernarda Bryson (1903-2004).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harper Garcia Smyth (1873-1945) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1873. Republican. Organist; composer; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1924. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, August 25, 1945 (age 72 years, 162 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) — Born in Washington, D.C., November 6, 1854. Republican. Band conductor; composer; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1924. Bavarian and Portugese ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Audubon Society. He was elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1973. Died, in his room at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Reading, Berks County, Pa., March 6, 1932 (age 77 years, 121 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Antonio John Sousa (1824-1892) and Marie Elizabeth (Trinkhaus) Sousa (1826-1908); married to Jane van Middlesworth Bellis (1862-1944); great-grandfather of John Philip Sousa IV (1950?-).
  The John Philip Sousa Bridge (built 1938-41), which takes Pennsylvania Avenue over the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  David Guy Thometz (b. 1966) — also known as David Thometz — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; South Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born, in Providence Hospital, Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., February 24, 1966. Democrat. Graphic designer; newspaper columnist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2000. Gay. Still living as of 2002.
  Relatives: Distant cousin by marriage *** of Merrill Cook (1946-).
  William James Tsangares (b. 1960) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Washington, D.C., November 1, 1960. Republican. Graphic artist; candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Kasey Wells — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Artist; Independent candidate for President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Leonard E. Wood (b. 1917) — of Redford Township, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 27, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Engineering illustrator for General Motors, later for the Wayne County Road Commission; member of Michigan state house of representatives; elected 1952, 1954. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
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