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  James Abdnor (1923-2012) — also known as Jim Abdnor; Ellis James Abdnor — of Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak. Born in Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak., February 13, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; rancher; school teacher; athletic coach; member of South Dakota state senate, 1957-68 (29th District 1957-66, 24th District 1967-68); President pro tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, 1965-66; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1969-71; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1973-81; defeated in primary, 1970; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1981-87; defeated, 1986; administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, 1987-89. Methodist; later Lutheran. Lebanese ancestry. Member, American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Farmers Union; Grange; Sigma Chi; Izaak Walton League. Died, at Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., May 16, 2012 (age 89 years, 93 days). Interment at Kennebec Cemetery, Kennebec, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel J. (Abdelnour) Abdnor and Mary (Wehby) Abdnor (1894-1972).
  Cross-reference: John R. Thune
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paula Aboud — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; real estate agent; property manager; member of Arizona state senate 28th District, 2006-; appointed 2006. Female. Lesbian. Still living as of 2006.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Walter Gresham Andrews (1889-1949) — also known as Walter G. Andrews — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., July 16, 1889. Republican. Athletic coach; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; sales manager; U.S. Representative from New York, 1931-49 (40th District 1931-45, 42nd District 1945-49). Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in a hotel at Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., March 5, 1949 (age 59 years, 232 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Old Fort Niagara Cemetery, Youngstown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Andrews and Kate (Gresham) Andrews; grandson of Walter Quintin Gresham (1832-1895).
  Political family: Gresham-Andrews family of Harrison County, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Malcolm R. Arnold (1909-1979) — also known as Mack Arnold — of Bloomingrose, Boone County, W.Va. Born in Racine, Boone County, W.Va., April 7, 1909. Democrat. School principal; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Boone County, 1941-42; Speaker of the West Virginia State House of Delegates, 1941. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Redmen; United Mine Workers. Died in October, 1979 (age 70 years, 0 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of John Arnold and Evaline (McCutcheon) Arnold; married, January 13, 1935, to Reba Thompson.
  James Hugh Arrington (1904-1979) — also known as James H. Arrington — of Stillwater, Payne County, Okla.; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Jethro, Franklin County, Ark., May 23, 1904. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; superintendent of schools; oil drilling business; Oklahoma Democratic state chair, 1940-46; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1942-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from Oklahoma, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Izaak Walton League; Sigma Nu; Lions. Named to Oklahoma State University Alumni Hall of Fame. Died March 8, 1979 (age 74 years, 289 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Arrington and Laura T. (Fulks) Arrington; married, July 5, 1930, to Veneta C. Berry.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donald G. Batchelor (1895-1971) — also known as Don G. Batchelor — of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Hicksville, Defiance County, Ohio, June 15, 1895. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Genesee County 2nd District, 1961-62. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; National Education Association. Died in Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich., September 25, 1971 (age 76 years, 102 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Batchelor and Cora (Babb) Batchelor; married to Grace F. Dibble.
  John Frederick Bohler (1885-1960) — also known as J. Fred Bohler — of Pullman, Whitman County, Wash. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., April 14, 1885. Athletic coach; mayor of Pullman, Wash., 1949-51. Died in Pullman, Whitman County, Wash., July 12, 1960 (age 75 years, 89 days). Interment at Associated Order of United Workers Cemetery, Pullman, Wash.
  Bohler Gymnasium, at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Halbert W. Brooks (b. 1885) — of Green Lake, Green Lake County, Wis. Born in Green Lake, Green Lake County, Wis., December 9, 1885. Republican. Merchant; athletic coach; Green Lake County Sheriff, 1925-26; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Green Lake and Waushara counties, 1945-46, 1949-52. Interment at Dartford Cemetery, Green Lake, Wis.
  Frank Buster Brouillet (1928-2001) — also known as Frank Brouillet; "Buster" — of Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash., May 18, 1928. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of Washington state house of representatives 25th District, 1957-73; Washington superintendent of public instruction, 1973-89. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi; Grange; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of complications from leukemia, in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., January 20, 2001 (age 72 years, 247 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Vern Brouillet and Doris (Darr) Brouillet; married 1956 to Marge E. Sarsten.
  John Young Brown, Sr. (1900-1985) — also known as John Y. Brown, Sr. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born near Geigers Lake, Union County, Ky., February 1, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school principal; athletic coach; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1930-33, 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 1966-67 (76th District 1930-31, 75th District 1932-33, 49th District 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 56th District 1966-67); defeated in primary, 1973; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1933-35; defeated in primary, 1980; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1936 (primary), 1942 (primary), 1946, 1948 (primary), 1960 (primary), 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1948, 1964 (alternate), 1980; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1939. Methodist; later Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Badly injured in an automobile accident, which paralyzed his lower body, and died six months later from pneumonia, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 16, 1985 (age 85 years, 135 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse C. Brown and Lucy (Keeper) Brown; married, March 4, 1928, to Dorothy Inman; father of John Young Brown, Jr. (1933-); grandfather of John Young Brown III.
  Political family: Brown family of Lexington, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
H. Monroe Browne H. Monroe Browne (1917-2006) — of Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Wheatland, Yuba County, Calif. Born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 9, 1917. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; cattle feeding business; president, Hartman Concrete Materials, and McCoy Tire and Recap Company; race horse owner; president and CEO, Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1975-81; U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, 1981-85; Western Samoa, 1981-85. Member, Rotary. Died in Wheatland, Yuba County, Calif., June 13, 2006 (age 89 years, 35 days). Interment at Wheatland Cemetery, Wheatland, Calif.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Mary Frances Ashby.
  Epitaph: "Beloved Husband, Father, and Grandfather."
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: San Francisco Chronicle, June 16, 2006
  James Wesley Bryan, Jr. (1901-1969) — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., October 31, 1901. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney, 1931-32; candidate for Washington state senate, 1956. Protestant. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Eagles; Lions; Freemasons; Elks. Died in December, 1969 (age 68 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Wesley Bryan and Lorena (Kearse) Bryan; married, June 16, 1929, to Vena Jensen (1904-2003); father of Robert Jensen Bryan (1934-).
  Political family: Bryan family of Bremerton, Washington.
  Frank Buchanan (1902-1951) — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile dealer; mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1946-51; died in office 1951. Protestant. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Lions. Died, from esophageal and gastric bleeding, in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 27, 1951 (age 48 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan and Mary (Campbell) Buchanan; married, January 4, 1929, to Vera Daerr (1902-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carroll E. Bumgarner (1937-1984) — of Oak Hill, Fayette County, W.Va. Born in Wirt County, W.Va., January 13, 1937. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1973-78, 1981-82 (Fayette County 1973-74, 21st District 1975-78, 1981-82). Methodist. Member, Lions. Died, from heart disease, in July, 1984 (age 47 years, 0 days). Interment at Pisgah Cemetery, Palestine, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph C. Bumgarner and Nina M. (Greer) Bumgarner; married, February 19, 1960, to Sandra J. Lowe.
  Harry Clifton Byrd (1889-1970) — also known as Harry C. Byrd; Curley Byrd — Born in Crisfield, Somerset County, Md., February 12, 1889. Democrat. Athletic coach; president, University of Maryland, 1936-54; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1954; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1964; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1966. Member, Moose; Rotary. Died, from heart disease, in the University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 2, 1970 (age 81 years, 232 days). Interment at Asbury Cemetery, Crisfield, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Byrd and Sallie May Byrd; married 1912 to Katherine Dunlop Turnbull.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Vernon Q. Callaway Vernon Quincy Callaway (1907-1988) — also known as Vernon Q. Callaway; "Coach" — of Welch, McDowell County, W.Va. Born in Welch, McDowell County, W.Va., November 29, 1907. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; small mine owner; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1953-60. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died December 15, 1988 (age 81 years, 16 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Callaway and Vita (Totten) Callaway; married, October 10, 1932, to Evelyn Hall.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
Albert B. Chandler Albert Benjamin Chandler (1898-1991) — also known as Albert B. Chandler; Happy Chandler — of Versailles, Woodford County, Ky. Born in Corydon, Henderson County, Ky., July 14, 1898. Democrat. Athletic coach; lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Kentucky state senate 22nd District, 1930-31; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1931-35; Governor of Kentucky, 1935-39, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1952, 1956; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1939-45; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1939; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939; Commissioner of Baseball 1945-51, during the time the sport was desegregated; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif; Pi Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., June 15, 1991 (age 92 years, 336 days). Interment at Pisgah Church Cemetery, Versailles, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph S. Chandler and Callie (Sanders) Chandler; married, November 12, 1925, to Mildred Watkins; grandfather of Albert Benjamin Chandler III (1959-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Andrew Cherberg (1910-1992) — also known as John A. Cherberg — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 17, 1910. School teacher; athletic coach; Lieutenant Governor of Washington, 1957-89; candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1964; account executive, KIRO-TV television station. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; Sigma Nu. Died April 8, 1992 (age 81 years, 174 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Cherberg and Annie (Rand) Cherberg; married, August 17, 1935, to Elizabeth Ann Walker.
  Charles E. Donley (b. 1921) — also known as Chuck Donley — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Born in Brooke County, W.Va., May 12, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; steelworker; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 1970, 1972, 1974; elected unopposed 1976. Christian. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Donley and Mary (Jones) Donley; married, July 4, 1946, to Mattie Lang.
  William T. Emblen (b. 1906) — of Elm Grove, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 22, 1906. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1947-48; defeated, 1948. Christian. Member, Kappa Sigma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank J. Emblen and Ella Josephine (Miller) Emblen; married, October 3, 1931, to Celesta Richard.
  Milton A. Feller (b. 1902) — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J., September 21, 1902. School teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1942-44; district judge in New Jersey 1st District, 1944; law professor; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Union County, 1947. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  John F. Fitzpatrick (1898-1979) — of South River, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in South River, Middlesex County, N.J., July 5, 1898. Athletic coach; mayor of South River, N.J., 1937, 1953; board member, Central Jersey Savings Bank; board member, St. Peters Medical Center, New Brunswick. Died October 20, 1979 (age 81 years, 107 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, East Brunswick, N.J.
  Glen B. Gainer, Jr. (1927-2009) — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Born in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., July 4, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; mayor of Parkersburg, W.Va., 1968-70; West Virginia state auditor, 1977-93. Baptist. Member, American Legion. Died in Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va., September 8, 2009 (age 82 years, 66 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Glen B. Gainer, Sr. and Nettie Elizabeth (Smith) Gainer; married, October 31, 1955, to Sally Jo Padgett; father of Glen B. Gainer III (1960-).
  Anthony R. Gentile (1905-1966) — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Born in Thomas, Tucker County, W.Va., October 26, 1905. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1961-63; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1963-64. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Elks; Moose; Sons of Italy; Phi Sigma Kappa; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died September 6, 1966 (age 60 years, 315 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Williamson, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of D. Gentile and Anna (Quattro) Gentile.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest William Gibson (1901-1969) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., March 6, 1901. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; mathematician; lawyer; Windham County State's Attorney, 1929-32; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1940-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Vermont, 1947-50; U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1950-69. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Eagles; Phi Delta Phi; Theta Chi. Died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., November 4, 1969 (age 68 years, 243 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Ernest Willard Gibson (1872-1940) and Fullerton (Hadley) Gibson; married, October 9, 1926, to Dorothy P. Switzer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas G. Goodwin (b. 1922) — also known as "Blue" — of Seth, Boone County, W.Va. Born in Kanawha County, W.Va., November 22, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1965-80 (Boone County 1965-74, 15th District 1975-80). Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Elks; Lions. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Goodwin and Grace B. (Hudnall) Goodwin; married, May 28, 1955, to Shirley Jo Stamper.
  Walter A. Gordon (1894-1976) — Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., 1894. Athletic coach; police officer; lawyer; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1955-58; U.S. District Judge for Virgin Islands, 1958-68. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha; NAACP. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., April 1, 1976 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry B. Gordon.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Brock L. Greenfield (born c.1976) — of Clark, Clark County, S.Dak. Born about 1976. Republican. Merchant; athletic coach; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2004, 2008; elected South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Lyle W. Hanks (1930-2012) — of St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Elk River, Sherburne County, Minn., August 28, 1930. School teacher; athletic coach; mayor of St. Louis Park, Minn., 1982-96. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Vero Beach, Indian River County, Fla., November 2, 2012 (age 82 years, 66 days). Burial location unknown.
  John Dennis Hastert (b. 1942) — also known as J. Dennis Hastert; Denny Hastert — of Oswego, Kendall County, Ill.; Yorkville, Kendall County, Ill.; Plano, Kendall County, Ill. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., January 2, 1942. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1981-86; U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1987-; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1999-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Methodist. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married, April 21, 1973, to Jean Kahl.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Dennis Hastert: Speaker : Lessons from 30 Years in Coaching and Politics (2004)
  Clifford D. Hatten (b. 1912) — of Kenova, Wayne County, W.Va. Born in Wayne County, W.Va., May 7, 1912. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wayne County, 1941-42. Baptist. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester A. Hatten and Meda (Perdue) Hatten.
  Carl Henry Hoffman (1896-1980) — also known as Carl H. Hoffman — of Somerset, Somerset County, Pa. Born in Bangor, Northampton County, Pa., August 12, 1896. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; lumber business; oil business; banker; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1946-47; defeated, 1944. Died November 30, 1980 (age 84 years, 110 days). Interment at Husband Cemetery, Somerset, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Warren Holt (born c.1968) — also known as Joseph W. Holt — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1968. Filmmaker; athletic coach; candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) — also known as Rush D. Holt — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Born in Weston, Lewis County, W.Va., June 19, 1905. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1931-35, 1942-50, 1955; defeated (Democratic), 1928; died in office 1955; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1935-41; defeated in Democratic primary, 1940; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1944, 1952. Member, Elks; Moose. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 8, 1955 (age 49 years, 234 days). Interment at Macpelah Cemetery, Weston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Matthew S. Holt and Lela (Dew) Holt; married to Helen Holt; father of Rush D. Holt (1948-); distant cousin *** of Homer Adams Holt.
  Political family: Holt family of Weston, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jim Lee Howell (c.1915-1995) — of Arkansas. Born about 1915. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1960. Professional football player for the New York Giants 1937-48, and head coach 1954-60; among his coaching assistants were Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry. Died in Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., January 4, 1995 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  L. Opie Jeffries (b. 1909) — of Putnam County, W.Va. Born in Liberty, Putnam County, W.Va., January 13, 1909. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Putnam County, 1945-48; defeated, 1948. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. J. Jeffries and Laura M. (Beller) Jeffries; married to Geraldine Fisher; married, August 19, 1946, to Eveline Rosalind Mitchell.
  Charles Minor Karshner (b. 1897) — of Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio. Born in Liberty Center, Henry County, Ohio, September 16, 1897. Democrat. School principal; athletic coach; chair of Henry County Democratic Party, 1933, 1948. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles B. Karshner and Ella (Steedman) Karshner; married to Gertrude Yaney.
  Roger Joseph Kiley (1900-1974) — also known as Roger J. Kiley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 23, 1900. Democrat. Professional football player, Chicago Cardinals, 1923; athletic coach; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; superior court judge in Illinois, 1940; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1941-61; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1961-74; took senior status 1974. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Suffering from diabetes and a heart ailment, he collapsed at Rosary College in River Forest, and died soon after at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill., September 6, 1974 (age 73 years, 318 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Kiley (1863-1917) and Mary (Quinlan) Kiley (1865-1936); married to Helen Burke (1908-1973).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Phillip Mitchell Landrum (1907-1990) — also known as Phillip M. Landrum — of Jasper, Pickens County, Ga. Born in Martin, Stephens County, Ga., September 10, 1907. Democrat. Athletic coach; superintendent of schools; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1953-77; defeated in primary, 1942. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks; United Commercial Travelers. Co-author of Landrum-Griffin Act. Died November 19, 1990 (age 83 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Phillip Davis Landrum and Blanche (Mitchell) Landrum; married, July 31, 1933, to Laura Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Robert L. Larson Robert Leonard Larson (1898-1986) — also known as Robert L. Larson — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Born in Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, September 20, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; athletic coach; lawyer; Iowa state attorney general, 1947-53; appointed 1947; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1953-71; chief justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1959-61. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; Sigma Pi; Rotary. Died in 1986 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Leonard Larson and Nellie (Stever) Larson; married, June 1, 1922, to Helen Kruse; married, March 12, 1938, to Wilma Donham.
  Image source: Iowa Official Register 1951-52
  William W. Lee (b. 1900) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Gratiot County, Mich., May 10, 1900. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; retail food business; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1944; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1945-46; defeated in primary, 1946. Methodist. Member, Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1926 to Mildred Hileman.
  Emil Lockwood (1919-2002) — of St. Louis, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., September 23, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; accountant; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Gratiot County, 1961; member of Michigan state senate, 1963-70 (25th District 1963-64, 30th District 1965-70); delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968; candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1970. Episcopalian. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Elks; Rotary. Died, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., August 2, 2002 (age 82 years, 313 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in Gulf of Mexico.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clare Lockwood (1881-1951) and Mabel Pauline (Achard) Lockwood (1882-1959); married to Jane Durand (1920-1969), Mariella Coffey (1922-2001) and Anna Muscott; second cousin five times removed of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829).
  Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul R. Lostutter (b. 1897) — of Bedford, Lawrence County, Ind. Born in Switzerland County, Ind., February 4, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; athletic coach; mayor of Bedford, Ind., 1943-44. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight. Burial location unknown.
  Einer Peter Lund (b. 1903) — also known as Einer P. Lund — of Menomonie, Dunn County, Wis. Born in Sweden, 1903. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; clothing merchant; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Dunn County; elected 1958. Swedish ancestry. Member, Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Antonio James Manchin (1927-2003) — also known as A. James Manchin — of Farmington, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Farmington, Marion County, W.Va., April 7, 1927. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1949-50, 1999-2003; defeated, 1950; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1952; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1976-84; West Virginia state treasurer, 1985-89; resigned 1989. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Following the disclosure of losses from the State Consolidated Investment Fund and accusations of mismanagement in the State Treasurer's office, the House of Delegates, in 1989, brought impeachment charges against him, but he resigned as State Treasurer before a trial could be held. Died, following a heart attack, in Fairmont General Hospital, Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., November 3, 2003 (age 76 years, 210 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Farmington, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Manchin, Sr. and Kathleen (Rosco) Manchin; married 1951 to Stella Machel; father of Mark Anthony Manchin (1948?-); uncle of Joseph Manchin III and Timothy J. Manchin.
  Political family: Manchin family of Farmington and Fairmont, West Virginia.
  See also Wikipedia article
  C. P. Marstiller (1906-1968) — also known as Cam Marstiller — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Elkins, Randolph County, W.Va., September 16, 1906. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; insurance agent; appraiser; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1963-68; died in office 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Lions. Died in 1968 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Steward L. Marstiller and Mollie Grace (Ramsey) Marstiller; married, June 14, 1930, to Mildred Lipscomb.
  Leo J. McLaughlin (1917-1983) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Allison Park, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., June 28, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; assessor; athletic coach; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 5th District; elected 1954, 1960. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Died in April, 1983 (age 65 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Lucille Alice Dunseth.
  Russell D. Meredith (b. 1897) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., June 27, 1897. Democrat. Athletic coach; lumber business; truck dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1939-42. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of H. Brady Meredith and Myrtle (Hill) Meredith; married, October 12, 1933, to Helen Devol.
  Jeff Meyers — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. School teacher; athletic coach; mayor of Shawnee, Kan., 2004-. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 2008.
  George Lawrence Mikan, Jr. (1924-2005) — also known as George Mikan; "Mr. Basketball" — of Minnesota. Born in Joliet, Will County, Ill., June 18, 1924. Republican. Professional basketball player and coach for the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1940s and 1950s; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 3rd District, 1956; member, Basketball Hall of Fame. Croatian ancestry. Died, from complications of diabetes, in Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz., June 1, 2005 (age 80 years, 348 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.; statue at Target Center, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Married to Patricia Lu Daveny (1927-2014).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur E. Morris — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Athletic coach; mayor of Lancaster, Pa., 1980-90. Still living as of 1990.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles C. Morris (b. 1895) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Harrisville, Ritchie County, W.Va., January 4, 1895. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; salesman; farmer; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1942; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1945-48. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Moose; Eagles; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
Milton T. Murray Milton T. Murray (b. 1898) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., June 1, 1898. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 14th District, 1931-39; resigned 1939; member of Wisconsin state senate 4th District, 1939-44. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Mark W. Neumann (b. 1954) — of Nashotah, Waukesha County, Wis. Born in East Troy, Walworth County, Wis., February 27, 1954. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; real estate developer; builder; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1995-99; defeated, 1992, 1993; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1998; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2008. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Vernon Lewis Nickell (1891-1969) — also known as Vernon L. Nickell — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Bellflower, McLean County, Ill., March 2, 1891. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; superintendent of schools; Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1943-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Phi Kappa; Exchange Club; Union League; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., August 15, 1969 (age 78 years, 166 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Urbana, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Dolison Nickell (1857-1935) and Ida Mae (Lewis) Nickell (1861-1946); married 1916 to Leta O. Nofzigger (1891-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thomas William Osborne (b. 1937) — also known as Tom Osborne — of LeMoyne, Keith County, Neb. Born in Hastings, Adams County, Neb., February 23, 1937. Republican. Played pro football as a receiver with the NFL Washington Redskins, 1960-61; football coach with the University of Nebraska, 1973-97, where he won 13 conference titles and three national championships, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 2001-; candidate in primary for Governor of Nebraska, 2006. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Ray Page (b. 1921) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in New Berlin, Sangamon County, Ill., December 8, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; Illinois superintendent of public instruction, 1963-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (delegation secretary), 1968. Christian. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Page and Pearl (Taylor) Page; married, June 6, 1943, to Kathryn Kincaid.
  Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson (1903-1983) — also known as Val Peterson — of Elgin, Antelope County, Neb.; Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Oakland, Burt County, Neb., July 18, 1903. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; newspaper publisher; secretary to Gov. Dwight Griswold, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; Governor of Nebraska, 1947-53; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1957-61; Finland, 1969-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1960, 1972; insurance executive. Lutheran. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from Alzheimer's disease and respiratory failure, in Fremont, Dodge County, Neb., October 17, 1983 (age 80 years, 91 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Peterson and Hermanda (Swanberg) Peterson; married, June 6, 1929, to Elizabeth Howells Pleak (died 1979).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Glendal William Poshard (b. 1945) — also known as Glenn Poshard — of Marion, Williamson County, Ill. Born in Herald, White County, Ill., October 30, 1945. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of Illinois state senate, 1984-88; defeated, 1982; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1989-99 (22nd District 1989-93, 19th District 1993-99); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1998. Baptist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Edmund Patrick Radwan (1911-1959) — also known as Edmund P. Radwan — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 22, 1911. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state senate 54th District, 1946-50; U.S. Representative from New York, 1951-59 (43rd District 1951-53, 41st District 1953-59); defeated (New Deal), 1941. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., September 7, 1959 (age 47 years, 350 days). Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Euclid Rains, Sr. (c.1921-2000) — also known as T. Euclid Rains — of Alabama. Born about 1921. Broom manufacturer; member of Alabama state house of representatives 26th District, 1979-91. Methodist. Member, Lions. Became blind when he lost both eyes in an accident with a pair scissors as a boy. He was the only totally blind baseball coach in Little League history. Killed in an automobile accident, when the car in which he was a passenger went off a bridge in heavy rain, near Geraldine, Marshall County, Ala., August 27, 2000 (age about 79 years). Interment at Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery, Near Albertville, Marshall County, Ala.
  Robert E. Roach (b. 1907) — of New Cumberland, Hancock County, W.Va. Born in Chester, Hancock County, W.Va., June 20, 1907. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County, 1945-50; defeated, 1950. Presbyterian. Member, Moose; Lions; Phi Kappa Tau; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Burial location unknown.
  Albert J. Ruffo (1908-2003) — also known as Al Ruffo — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born July 1, 1908. Athletic coach; lawyer; mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1946-48; helped found the San Francisco 49ers pro football team; part owner of the team for 24 years. Italian ancestry. Died February 10, 2003 (age 94 years, 224 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Earl Baker Ruth (1916-1989) — also known as Earl B. Ruth — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Spencer, Rowan County, N.C., February 7, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; athletic coach; athletic director and dean, Catawba College; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1969-75; Governor of American Samoa, 1975-76. Presbyterian. Died August 15, 1989 (age 73 years, 189 days). Interment at National Cemetery, Salisbury, N.C.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Wiley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cecil Carlton Sanders (1914-2007) — of Lancaster, Garrard County, Ky. Born in Garrard County, Ky., March 2, 1914. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1953-55; member of Kentucky state senate, 1955-59. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; American Legion; Rotary; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 13, 2007 (age 92 years, 317 days). Interment at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Blythe Sanders and Suella (Jones) Sanders; married to Viola Layton (1918-1979) and Mary Elizabeth Gulley (1924-2019).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roland Savilla (b. 1916) — also known as Joe Savilla — of St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Kanawha County, W.Va., May 13, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; school teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County; elected 1972; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1975-78. Christian. Italian ancestry. Member, Civitan; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Reserve Officers Association; Sons of Italy. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Savilla and Mary Ann (Contenta) Savilla; married, May 12, 1973, to Betty Jo Martin.
  Andrew Frank Schoeppel (1894-1962) — also known as Andrew F. Schoeppel — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Claflin, Barton County, Kan., November 23, 1894. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; Governor of Kansas, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1949-62; died in office 1962; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died of abdominal cancer, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 21, 1962 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of George J. Schoeppel and Anna (Phillip) Schoeppel; married, June 2, 1924, to Marie Thomsen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Herbert Schupbach Herbert Schupbach (1906-1965) — of New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va. Born in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., June 27, 1906. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile salesman; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wetzel County, 1939-50, 1953-65; defeated, 1950; died in office 1965. Methodist. Member, Moose; Eagles; Jaycees. Died in 1965 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George S. Schupbach and Della (Suegard) Schupbach; married, May 15, 1935, to Evelyn V. Morris (1909?-?).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Mike Shoemaker — Athletic coach; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1983-97; member of Ohio state senate 17th District, 1997-2000. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Son of Myrl Howard Shoemaker (1913-1985).
  Harley Orrin Staggers (1907-1991) — also known as Harley O. Staggers — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va. Born in Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va., August 3, 1907. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; Mineral County Sheriff, 1937-41; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1949-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960, 1972, 1976. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Amvets; Farm Bureau; Moose; Lions; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., August 20, 1991 (age 84 years, 17 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Mineral County, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Staggers (1878-1963) and Frances Winona (Cumberledge) Staggers (1880-1939); married, October 4, 1935, to Mary Veronica Casey; father of Margaret Anne Staggers (1945-) and Harley Orrin Staggers, Jr..
  Political family: Staggers family of Keyser, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Glenn Taylor Glenn Taylor (1904-1982) — of Matewan, Mingo County, W.Va. Born in Jacksonburg, Wetzel County, W.Va., December 21, 1904. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mingo County, 1937-44; member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1946-62; appointed 1946. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in 1982 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Homer Taylor and Alice (Bland) Taylor; married, September 6, 1929, to Leila Robey.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Melvin Ernest Thompson (1903-1980) — also known as Melvin E. Thompson — of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Born in Millen, Jenkins County, Ga., May 1, 1903. Democrat. Athletic coach; school principal; superintendent of schools; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1946-47; Governor of Georgia, 1947-48. Baptist. Member, Elks; Woodmen of the World; Civitan; Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Phi Kappa. Died October 3, 1980 (age 77 years, 155 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery, Valdosta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Henry J. Thompson and Eva Inez (Edenfield) Thompson; married 1926 to Ann Newton.
  See also NNDB dossier
Max A. Townson Max A. Townson — of Cullman, Cullman County, Ala. School teacher; athletic coach; pharmaceutical salesman; mayor of Cullman, Ala., 2008-. Evangelical Christian. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Kay Locke.
  Image source: City of Cullman
  Johnny Ray Turner (b. 1949) — of Drift, Floyd County, Ky. Born December 19, 1949. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; dean of students, Morehead State University; member of Kentucky state senate 29th District, 2001-. Baptist. Still living as of 2004.
  Henry Chester Walker, Jr. (b. 1906) — also known as Henry C. Walker — of Ridgeland, Jasper County, S.C. Born in Seneca, Oconee County, S.C., July 19, 1906. School principal; athletic coach; superintendent of schools; lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of South Carolina state senate, 1949-51, 1961-68 (Jasper County 1949-51, 1961-66, 17th District 1967-68); resigned 1951. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of H. C. Walker and Mary Alice (Buchanan) Walker; married to Bess Suber.
  Nathaniel Jarrett Webb (1891-1943) — also known as N. J. Webb — of Newport News, Va. Born in Prince George County, Va., April 25, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; school teacher; athletic coach; lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1936-39. Methodist. Died, of a heart attack, in Isle of Wight County, Va., July 18, 1943 (age 52 years, 84 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Duncan Webb (1848-1933) and Helen Howerton (Rives) Webb (1851-1930); married to Lalie Lett (1899-1992; niece of Robert Walker Perkins (1859-1919)).
  Bud Wilkinson (1916-1994) — of Oklahoma. Born April 23, 1916. Republican. Football coach, Oklahoma University; candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1964. Died February 9, 1994 (age 77 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Todd C. Willis (b. 1925) — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Born in Logan County, W.Va., April 4, 1925. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1973-76. Presbyterian. Member, Jaycees. Still living as of 1981.
  Relatives: Son of Todd C. Willis and Thelma (Chambers) Willis; married, June 20, 1948, to Elizabeth Bartlett.
  Paul W. Workman (b. 1894) — also known as Pop Workman — of Clendenin, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Lavalette, Wayne County, W.Va., February 21, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; athletic coach; tire dealer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1963. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jefferson Bowen Workman (born 1868) and Grace (Wellman) Workman (born 1873); married, September 1, 1920, to Violet Christene Snow (born 1899).
  Ralph H. Young (1889-1962) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Crown Point, Lake County, Ind., December 17, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; athletic coach; Michigan State College athletic director; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1957-62; died in office 1962. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Phi Gamma Delta. Elected to Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Died in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., January 23, 1962 (age 72 years, 37 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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