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  Sylvester John Abbott (1852-1923) — also known as S. John Abbott — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Kent County, Del., March 23, 1852. Republican. Fruit grower; organizer of the C. D. Abbott & Company department store; banker; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1899-1902. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died, from chronic nephritis and uremia, in Milford, Sussex County, Del., August 24, 1923 (age 71 years, 154 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of William Wilson Abbott (1827-1899) and Mary Catherine (Purnell) Abbott (1833-1887); married, October 20, 1887, to Rosalie Nicholls (1857-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Martyn Livingston Agens (1855-1909) — also known as M. Livy Agens — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., June 17, 1855. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mason County, 1905-09; died in office 1909. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Grange; Odd Fellows. Died, from spinal meningitis and pneumonia, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 30, 1909 (age 53 years, 286 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Mason Agens (1826-1906) and Georgia (Dean) Agens; married to Eva A. Holmes (1858-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Franklin Allen (1883-1946) — also known as William F. Allen; "Lovebird Allen" — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., January 19, 1883. Democrat. Telegrapher; railway station agent; fruit and produce dealer; real estate business; oil business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1920; member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 2nd District, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1937-39; Liberal Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kiwanis. Died in a hospital at Lewes, Sussex County, Del., June 14, 1946 (age 63 years, 146 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Seaford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin 'Frank' Allen and Mollie (Smith) Allen; married, April 16, 1905, to Mary Addie Davis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clark E. Allis (1865-1935) — also known as Clark Allis — of Medina, Orleans County, N.Y. Born in Holley, Orleans County, N.Y., August 15, 1865. Fruit grower; banker; Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 39th District, 1922. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., November 20, 1935 (age 70 years, 97 days). Interment at West Ridgeway Cemetery, Ridgeway town, Orleans County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Clement Allis and Elizabeth (Wheeler) Allis; married, September 28, 1886, to Alma Breed (1860-1900); married, May 9, 1901, to Carrie H. Kelly.
  Lloyd Joel Andrews (b. 1920) — also known as Lloyd J. Andrews — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Born in Dutton, Teton County, Mont., August 26, 1920. Republican. School teacher; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; fruit grower; member of Washington state senate, 1953-57; Washington superintendent of public instruction, 1957-61; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1960; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1964. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Lee Andrews and Ada Lou (Stoner) Andrews; married, June 28, 1942, to Winnie Mae Drake.
  Henry William Averill (b. 1851) — also known as Henry W. Averill — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Branford, New Haven County, Conn., February, 1851. Republican. Fruit grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1901-02; defeated, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel F. Averill and Myrta Ann (Fowler) Averill; married to Harriet Gardner.
  Edward T. Backhouse (1806-1884) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1806. Fruit merchant; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1851; president, Kings County Fire Insurance Company, 1861-84. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 28, 1884 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  William Benjamin Baker (1840-1911) — also known as William B. Baker — of Aberdeen, Harford County, Md. Born near Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., July 22, 1840. Republican. Fruit packing business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1882; member of Maryland state senate, 1894-96, 1906-08; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1895-1901. Methodist. Died in Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., May 17, 1911 (age 70 years, 299 days). Interment at Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Webster Bell (1857-1927) — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., June 11, 1857. Progressive. Fruit farmer; real estate business; Los Angeles County Clerk, 1899-1903; member of California state senate, 1907-12; U.S. Representative from California 9th District, 1913-15. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 19, 1927 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Bell and Elizabeth Emma Bell; married, June 1, 1894, to Elizabeth May Dillman.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Harrison Blodget (1850-1923) — also known as Walter H. Blodget — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass.; West Boylston, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Denmark, Lewis County, N.Y., November 2, 1850. Republican. Produce merchant; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1904-05. Died in West Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., January 6, 1923 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at Ogdensburg Cemetery, Ogdensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harrison Blodget and Diantha (Dewey) Blodget (1806-1890); married 1885 to Mary Francis Spaulding (1861-1955); first cousin twice removed of Abijah Blodget; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth and James Doolittle Wooster; second cousin four times removed of Andrew Adams; third cousin once removed of Rush Green Leaming; third cousin twice removed of Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth (1791-1868); third cousin thrice removed of Philip Frisbee, Samuel Swayze Seward, Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Lucian Dallas Woodruff and Albert Lemando Bingham; fourth cousin once removed of Bela Edgerton, Heman Ticknor, Truman Hotchkiss, Jairus Case, Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris, Joseph Pomeroy Root, Luther Thomas Ellsworth, Herman Arod Gager and George Alexander Ball.
  Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Dolphin Bowman (b. 1868) — also known as Joseph D. Bowman — of Oran, Scott County, Mo. Born in Oran, Scott County, Mo., August 10, 1868. Democrat. Farmer; wholesale produce broker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Scott County, 1913-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 6, 1899, to Emma R. Simms.
  Jesse George Boyle (1883-1963) — also known as Jesse G. Boyle — of Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Hills Corners, Berrien County, Mich., November 27, 1883. Republican. Fruit farmer; director, Buchanan State Bank; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1927-32; defeated in primary, 1922, 1932. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange. Died in 1963 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  William B. Bradley, Sr. (born c.1870) — of Beacon Falls, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., about 1870. Republican. Fruit grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Beacon Falls, 1923-32, 1935-36, 1939-44; defeated, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Oscar W. Braman (b. 1875) — of Kent County, Mich. Born in Plainfield Township, Kent County, Mich., November 2, 1875. Farmer, fruit grower; Progressive candidate for Michigan state senate 17th District, 1912, 1914; Progressive candidate for Michigan state board of agriculture, 1913; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1919-24; defeated in Republican primary, 1932. Burial location unknown.
Charles Braun Charles Braun (b. 1848) — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 29, 1848. Democrat. Farmer, fruit grower; supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1892-95, 1897-98, 1899-1903; Washtenaw County Treasurer, 1903-04. Lutheran. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Braun (1816-1876) and Anna Maria (Eberhardt) Braun (died 1894); brother of Frederick B. Braun (1840-1902); married 1887 to Mary Andrews.
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
  George W. Brown (b. 1859) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Schenevus, Otsego County, N.Y., October 14, 1859. Republican. Produce dealer; produce dealer in Otsego County; later, employed by a hay, grain, and produce merchant in Brooklyn; bookkeeper and manager for a carriage painting and sign-making business; bookkeeper; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1907, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carlton Brown.
  Frank Henry Buck (1887-1942) — also known as Frank H. Buck — of Vacaville, Solano County, Calif. Born near Vacaville, Solano County, Calif., September 23, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; fruit grower; director of oil and lumber companies; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940; U.S. Representative from California 3rd District, 1933-42; died in office 1942. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Theta Delta Chi. Died, of "apoplexy" (stroke), in Washington, D.C., September 17, 1942 (age 54 years, 359 days). Interment at Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery, Vacaville, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Henry Buck and Annie Elizabeth (Stevenson) Buck; married, April 18, 1911, to Zayda Zabriskie; married, January 23, 1926, to Eva M. Benson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Harry F. Byrd Harry Flood Byrd (1887-1966) — also known as Harry F. Byrd — of Winchester, Va.; Berryville, Clarke County, Va. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., June 10, 1887. Newspaper publisher; fruit farmer; member of Virginia state senate, 1915-25 (10th District 1915-23, 26th District 1924-25); Virginia Democratic state chair, 1922-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1924, 1928, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Virginia, 1926-30; member of Democratic National Committee from Virginia, 1928-40; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1929; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1933-65; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944; States Rights candidate for President of the United States, 1956; received 15 electoral votes for President, 1960. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; United Commercial Travelers; Grange. Died in Berryville, Clarke County, Va., October 20, 1966 (age 79 years, 132 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Evelyn Byrd (1860-1925) and Eleanor Bolling (Flood) Byrd; brother of Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957; polar explorer); married, October 7, 1913, to Anne Douglas Beverley (1887-1964); father of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; half-nephew of Joel West Flood; nephew of Henry De La Warr Flood; second great-grandnephew of Charles Willing Byrd; first cousin four times removed of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin five times removed of Benjamin Harrison and Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin thrice removed of William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin four times removed of Carter Bassett Harrison, George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Nicholas and William Henry Harrison; second cousin five times removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin once removed of Connally Findlay Trigg; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell; third cousin thrice removed of Peyton Randolph, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and John Scott Harrison; fourth cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison II and Earle Cabell.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, August 17, 1962
  Miles M. Callaghan (1868-1944) — of Reed City, Osceola County, Mich. Born in Portland, Ionia County, Mich., October 7, 1868. Republican. Hardware dealer; fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1929-36, 1943-44; resigned 1944; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1937-40; defeated in primary, 1940; charged on January 22, 1944 (along with 19 other current and former state legislators) with accepting bribes; pleaded guilty and testified against others. Suffered a stroke, and died, in Reed City, Osceola County, Mich., August 22, 1944 (age 75 years, 320 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wiley W. Capron (1867-1925) — of Wayland, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Wayland, Steuben County, N.Y., October, 1867. Progressive. Produce dealer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1912. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., January 26, 1925 (age 57 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Wilber W. Capron (1839-1903) and Emily Tucker (Wiley) Capron; married, February 22, 1894, to Sarah E. Wintersmith (1867-1924).
Laurie E. Carlson Laurie Edwin Carlson (1908-1999) — also known as Laurie E. Carlson — of Bayfield, Bayfield County, Wis. Born in Bayfield town, Bayfield County, Wis., January 12, 1908. Progressive. Fruit and dairy farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Bayfield County, 1937-42; defeated, 1942; Dane County Clerk of Courts, 1966-76. Died in Madison, Dane County, Wis., March 26, 1999 (age 91 years, 73 days). Interment at Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Mary Whipple (1915-1994).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Earl S. Coe (b. 1892) — of Bingen, Klickitat County, Wash.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., September 12, 1892. Democrat. Fruit grower; lumberman; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1939-44; member of Washington state senate 16th District, 1945-47; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 4th District, 1946; Washington Democratic state chair, 1946-48; secretary of state of Washington, 1947-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948; director of conservation, State of Washington, 1957. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Scott Coe and Cora (Harvell) Coe; married, November 20, 1912, to Byrdie Miller (1892?-?).
  William Albert Coughanour (1851-1936) — also known as W. A. Coughanour — of Payette, Payette County, Idaho. Born in Belle Vernon, Fayette County, Pa., March 12, 1851. Democrat. Mine owner; lumber mill business; rancher and fruit grower; member of Idaho state senate, 1896; mayor of Payette, Idaho, 1897-99, 1900-01, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1916. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in Payette, Payette County, Idaho, January 4, 1936 (age 84 years, 298 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Payette, Idaho.
  Relatives: Married, March 8, 1874, to Galena Bunting (1847-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Channing Harris Cox (1879-1968) — also known as Channing H. Cox — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., February 28, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1910-18; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1915-18; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1919-21; Governor of Massachusetts, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928 (speaker); Honorary Consul for Japan in Boston, Mass., 1929; president, Old Colony Trust Company; director, United Fruit Co., Revere Sugar Co., First National Bank of Boston, Boston Herald Traveler (newspaper); board member, Deaconess Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Humane Society; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Died August 20, 1968 (age 89 years, 174 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edson Cox and Evelyn Mary (Randall) Cox; married, February 18, 1915, to Mary Emery Young.
  Cross-reference: Herman A. MacDonald
  Harry Irving De Lamater (b. 1863) — also known as Irving De Lamater — Born in Port Ewen, Ulster County, N.Y., December 19, 1863. In grain and produce business; general manager of a grain elevator company; U.S. Vice Consul in Fort William, 1916-32; Port Arthur, 1916-32. Burial location unknown.
  Barney Augustus Eaton (b. 1853) — of Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Lake town, Milwaukee County, Wis., October 29, 1853. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1895-98; village president of Cudahy, Wisconsin, 1895-96; member of Wisconsin state senate 7th District, 1899-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Sherman Willard Eddy (1876-1952) — also known as Sherman W. Eddy — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brunswick, Rensselaer County, N.Y., September 3, 1876. Fruit farmer; factory superintendent for Ensign-Bickford Company, maker of blasting equipment for mining; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1927-28; defeated (Democratic), 1938. Died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., August 19, 1952 (age 75 years, 351 days). Interment at Hop Meadow Cemetery, Simsbury, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Waldo Emerson (1892-1963) — also known as Ralph W. Emerson — of Wyoming, Kent County, Del. Born in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., March 6, 1892. Republican. Fruit broker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Delaware state treasurer; elected 1950. Quaker. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Delaware, February 10, 1963 (age 70 years, 341 days). Interment at Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Pennell Emerson (1852-1940) and Martha Emma (Stevens) Emerson (1862-1938); married, September 12, 1915, to Mary Justine Chambers (1892-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Watson Wales Farnsworth (1855-1939) — also known as W. W. Farnsworth — of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, November 21, 1855. Republican. Fruit farmer; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention, 1912; member of Ohio state senate, 1923-32; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1926; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Member, Farm Bureau; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died in Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, January 13, 1939 (age 83 years, 53 days). Interment at Wakeman Cemetery, Waterville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Pray Farnsworth (1829-1909) and Annis Belinda (Wales) Farnsworth (1832-1913); married, June 16, 1881, to Anna Brakeley Norton (1860-1908); married, October 4, 1911, to Adelaide A. Counter (1882-1973); third cousin thrice removed of Elon Farnsworth (1799-1877).
  Political family: Farnsworth family of Connecticut and Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward C. Gillett — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Fruit farmer; member of New York state assembly from Yates County, 1912-15. Burial location unknown.
  Donald H. Gilmer (b. 1945) — of Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., November 29, 1945. Republican. Fruit farmer; Kalamazoo County Commissioner, 1973-74; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1977-97 (55th District 1977-82, 48th District 1983-92, 63rd District 1993-97); defeated in primary, 1974. Protestant. Member, Farm Bureau; Jaycees; Kiwanis. Still living as of 1997.
Herbert W. Gowdy Herbert Ward Gowdy (b. 1874) — also known as Herbert W. Gowdy — of Union Pier, Berrien County, Mich. Born near Union Pier, Berrien County, Mich., August 27, 1874. Republican. Manufacturing executive; fruit grower; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1919-22; defeated, 1910; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1924-29. Scottish and English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
Frank N. Graass Frank N. Graass (1885-1973) — of Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wis. Born in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wis., August 19, 1885. Republican. Fruit grower; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1917-20, 1935-42, 1951-60 (Door County 1917-20, 1935-42, 1951-54, Door and Kewaunee counties 1955-60); legislative and financial secretary to Gov. Walter S. Goodland. Died in 1973 (age about 87 years). Interment at Bayside Cemetery, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Robert D. Graham (b. 1855) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Union, Ontario, November 11, 1855. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1895-98; member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1899-1900; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1905-19. Scottish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Oton Grimmer — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Representative for United Fruit Company; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in New Orleans, La., 1902-04. Burial location unknown.
  Allen Marvin Hall (1873-1940) — also known as Allen M. Hall — of Isle La Motte, Grand Isle County, Vt. Born in Isle La Motte, Grand Isle County, Vt., April 18, 1873. Democrat. Fruit grower; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Isle La Motte, 1910. Methodist. Died in 1940 (age about 67 years). Interment at South Cemetery, Isle La Motte, Vt.
  Relatives: Married to Augusta Brower (1875-1954).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank S. Hall — of Lewiston, Niagara County, N.Y. Republican. Farmer; fruit grower; member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1922-28. Burial location unknown.
  Viga Burns Hall (1892-1974) — also known as V. B. Hall — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Born in Hancock, Pulaski County, Mo., June 17, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; wholesale produce dealer; mayor of Monett, Mo., 1938-45, 1967. Died in Monett, Barry County, Mo., July 28, 1974 (age 82 years, 41 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Monett, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Hall (1843-1929) and Mary (Benton) Hall (1862-1944); married to Audrey Esther Kelly (1897-1993).
  Epitaph: "Beloved father grandfather / uncle brother and friend / business church and civic leader / placed family and Monett above all."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gail Handy (1898-1970) — of Eau Claire, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Coon Rapids, Carroll County, Iowa, January 18, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; fruit farmer; sheriff's deputy; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1939-42, 1959-64; defeated, 1942 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1944 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1948 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1950 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1952 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1964 (44th District). Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Farm Bureau; American Legion; Grange. Died in 1970 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 26, 1920, to Anna Virginia Crandall.
  James A. Harris — of Penfield, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Fruit grower; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
Conrad Hasenflug Conrad Hasenflug (1863-1932) — also known as "Cooney" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Frankfort (Frankfurt am Main), Germany, February 27, 1863. Democrat. Wholesale produce business; saloon owner; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1900-01; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1905-08; defeated, 1908. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Redmen. Died, from pneumonia, in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 24, 1932 (age 69 years, 271 days). Interment at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Conrad Hasenflug and Elizabeth (Stickler) Hasenflug; brother of Henry Hasenflug, Sr. (1884?-?).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Everis Anson Hayes (1855-1942) — also known as Everis A. Hayes; E. A. Hayes — of Madison, Dane County, Wis.; Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich.; San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Waterloo, Jefferson County, Wis., March 10, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; fruit grower; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from California, 1905-19 (5th District 1905-13, 8th District 1913-19); defeated, 1918. Died in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., June 3, 1942 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Anson E. Hayes and Mary (Folsom) Hayes; married, October 11, 1884, to Nettie Louise Porter; married, July 18, 1893, to Mary Louisa Bassett.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Grover Cleveland Helm (1884-1955) — also known as Grover C. Helm — of Mackinaw, Tazewell County, Ill.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Streator, La Salle County, Ill., November 2, 1884. Republican. Merchant; banker; mayor of Mackinaw, Ill., 1912.; wholesale produce business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Christian. Scottish ancestry. Member, American Bankers Association; Union League. Died in 1955 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Helm and Marguerite (Rankin) Helm; married to Anna Puterbaugh (born 1888).
  George B. Hemenway (b. 1852) — of Naples, Ontario County, N.Y. Born in Waterloo, Seneca County, N.Y., January 26, 1852. School teacher; merchant; produce shipping business; member of New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1908-09. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles G. Hemenway.
  Edgar Craven Henshaw (1859-1924) — also known as Edgar C. Henshaw — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born near Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, W.Va., November 9, 1859. Republican. Fruit farmer; postmaster at Martinsburg, W.Va., 1910-14. Member, Freemasons. Died, from Bright's disease, in City Hospital, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., August 17, 1924 (age 64 years, 282 days). Interment at Hedgesville Cemetery, Hedgesville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Henshaw (1815-1896) and Sarah Ann (Snodgrass) Henshaw (1827-1899); married, December 16, 1886, to Sarah Mason 'Sallie' Lingamfelter (1865-1943); first cousin once removed of William Thornton Henshaw and John Snodgrass Henshaw; first cousin twice removed of John Fryatt Snodgrass; second cousin of Marion Lee Henshaw; second cousin once removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass (1841-1890) and Harry Preston Henshaw.
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Harry P. Henshaw Harry Preston Henshaw (1886-1961) — also known as Harry P. Henshaw — of Inwood, Berkeley County, W.Va.; Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, W.Va.; Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, W.Va., December 21, 1886. Democrat. Fruit grower; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Berkeley County, 1917-18; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1921-31; resigned 1931. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., February 4, 1961 (age 74 years, 45 days). Interment at Gerrardstown Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gerrardstown, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Smith Henshaw (1849-1912) and Mary Elliott 'Mazie' (Campbell) Henshaw (1858-1927); married to Mabel Virginia Bowen; nephew of Marion Lee Henshaw; second cousin once removed of Edgar Craven Henshaw (1859-1924); third cousin of William Thornton Henshaw and John Snodgrass Henshaw.
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
Charles J. Hewitt Charles J. Hewitt (1867-1940) — of Locke, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Navarino, Onondaga County, N.Y., July 15, 1867. Republican. Farmer; produce business; banker; member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 2nd District, 1902-04; member of New York state senate, 1909-38 (40th District 1909-18, 42nd District 1919-38). Died in 1940 (age about 72 years). Interment at Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, N.Y.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Hugh Lawson White Hill (1810-1892) — of Tennessee. Born near McMinnville, Warren County, Tenn., March 10, 1810. Democrat. Fruit grower; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1837-41; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1847-49; delegate to Tennessee state constitutional convention, 1870. Died in Hill Creek, Warren County, Tenn., January 18, 1892 (age 81 years, 314 days). Interment at Hill Graveyard, Near McMinnville, Warren County, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married to Virginia Dearing (1823-1908); cousin *** of Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  R. Lester Hill (1902-1991) — also known as Mike Hill — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Kent County, Mich., August 11, 1902. Democrat. Fruit farmer; chair of Tuscola County Democratic Party, 1968; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Exchange Club; Rotary. Died, in the Tuscola County Medical Care Facility, Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., March 4, 1991 (age 88 years, 205 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1932 to Leona May Ames (died 1977); married 1978 to Frances Shubel.
  Morris B. Hogan (1902-1989) — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn., February 22, 1902. Republican. Farmer; cider mill owner; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1937-40, 1955-64; defeated, 1930, 1940. Died September 27, 1989 (age 87 years, 217 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery, Torrington, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Mabel Casson (1906-1984).
  James Jencks Jakway (1862-1949) — also known as James J. Jakway — of Benton Township, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich., May 20, 1862. Democrat. Fruit grower; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1913-14; defeated, 1902 (Berrien County 1st District), 1914 (Berrien County 2nd District), 1916 (Berrien County 2nd District); supervisor of Benton Township, Michigan, 1926; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1938-43; defeated, 1917. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died in Berrien County, Mich., August 13, 1949 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Crystal Springs Cemetery, Benton Township, Berrien County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Jakway (1820-1898) and Mary (Pearl) Jakway (1821-1866); married, July 9, 1888, to Nettie M. Closson (1867-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John E. Johnson — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1947-64. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Clarence E. Kistler (1869-1947) — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Gaines Township, Kent County, Mich., July 14, 1869. Fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mason County, 1917-18, 1929-32; defeated, 1918 (Democratic), 1932 (Republican), 1934 (Republican primary). Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Grange; Gleaners. Died in 1947 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 19, 1894, to Lillie M. Eldridge.
  Frederick John Henry Kracke (1868-1954) — also known as Frederick J. H. Kracke — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 11, 1868. Republican. Produce merchant; cemetery monument business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1948, 1952; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1907, 1930; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Christian Reformed. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grange; Union League. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 2, 1954 (age 86 years, 144 days). Interment somewhere in West Eaton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Kracke and Henrietta (Hoffman) Kracke; married 1890 to Florence Tayntor.
Frank H. Lattin Frank Haak Lattin (1861-1937) — also known as Frank H. Lattin — of Albion, Orleans County, N.Y. Born in Gaines town, Orleans County, N.Y., August 17, 1861. Republican. Physician; surgeon; fruit farmer; member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1917-30. Died in Gaines, Orleans County, N.Y., May 23, 1937 (age 75 years, 279 days). Interment at Mt. Albion Cemetery, Albion, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wood Lattin (1833-1870) and Mary E. (Haak) Lattin (1840-1916); married, September 9, 1885, to May E. Bullard (1866-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  David J. Leveque (b. 1882) — of Lake Linden, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Lake Linden, Houghton County, Mich., May 22, 1882. Republican. Banker; mining business; fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County 2nd District, 1917-18. French ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Grange; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
Robert R. Livingston Robert Reginald Livingston (1888-1962) — also known as Robert R. Livingston — of Clermont, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in Clermont, Columbia County, N.Y., August 4, 1888. Democrat. Fruit farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1923; defeated, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1925; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; chair of Columbia County Democratic Party, 1953. Died in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., November 7, 1962 (age 74 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Reginald Livingston (1858-1899) and Mary (Tailer) Livingston (1863-1944); married, February 23, 1922, to Alice Delafield Dean (1900-1975; divorced 1932); married, March 3, 1945, to Dorothy Champion Farrar Hutton; great-grandson of Edward Philip Livingston; second great-grandson of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813); second great-grandnephew of Edward Livingston (1764-1836); third great-grandson of John Stevens, Philip Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); third great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and William Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Dirck Ten Broeck and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder, Robert Livingston the Younger and Pieter Van Brugh; fifth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler, Johannes de Peyster and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); sixth great-grandson of Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck and Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); first cousin twice removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840); first cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer and Rensselaer Westerlo; first cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, James Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; first cousin six times removed of Johannes DePeyster, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler, John Cruger, Jr. and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jacob Astor III; second cousin thrice removed of Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); second cousin four times removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Maturin Livingston; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson, Stephen John Schuyler, Henry Cruger, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; third cousin once removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and William Waldorf Astor; third cousin twice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and John Jay II; third cousin thrice removed of James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Gansevoort and Hamilton Fish; fourth cousin of William Astor Chanler and Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942); fourth cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish, Hamilton Fish, Jr., John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and John Eliot Thayer, Jr..
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
Henry C. Loudenslager Henry Clay Loudenslager (1852-1911) — also known as Henry C. Loudenslager — of Paulsboro, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Mauricetown, Cumberland County, N.J., May 22, 1852. Republican. Produce business; Gloucester County Clerk, 1882-92; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1893-1911; died in office 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1908. Member, Redmen; Freemasons. Died in Paulsboro, Gloucester County, N.J., August 12, 1911 (age 59 years, 82 days). Interment at Eglinton Cemetery, Clarksboro, N.J.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Robert Sayre MacCormack (1872-1938) — also known as Robert S. MacCormack — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; president of a fruit auction company; president, New York Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exchange; director, Franklin National Bank of New York; mayor of Westfield, N.J., 1936-38; died in office 1938. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, in Memorial Hospital, Rahway, Union County, N.J., September 7, 1938 (age about 66 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Emily Florence Waterbury (1890-1974).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Orville Mackenzie (b. 1885) — of California; New Jersey. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., April 21, 1885. Republican. General manager, Mount Whitney Power & Electric Co., 1914-16; rancher and fruit grower; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1927-30. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas H. Mackenzie (M.D.) and Helen Gray (Buchanan) Mackenzie.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Floyd J. Mattheeussen (1930-2005) — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 29, 1930. Democrat. School teacher and principal; fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 44th District, 1965-66; defeated, 1966. United Church of Christ. Member, American Federation of Teachers; NAACP. Died August 26, 2005 (age 75 years, 150 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Barbara Marie Schindler.
  Joseph A. McGinnies (b. 1861) — of Ripley, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born November 7, 1861. Republican. Pharmacist; fruit farmer; member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1916-35; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 51st District, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Krath Moser (b. 1877) — also known as Charles K. Moser — of San Francisco, Calif.; Lewinsville, Fairfax County, Va. Born in Marion, Smyth County, Va., August 27, 1877. Manager of a fruit drying company in California; newspaper reporter; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Aden, 1909-11; Colombo, 1911-14; Harbin, 1914-19; Tiflis, as of 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Adrian R. Moses (1838-1917) — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Burlington, Hartford County, Conn., March 21, 1838. Lumberman; fruit grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1877. Died in Burlington, Hartford County, Conn., January 3, 1917 (age 78 years, 288 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Moses and Rachel (Norton) Moses; married, May 5, 1863, to Clarinda Beckwith (born 1841); father of Arthur A. Moses (1860?-?).
  John S. Mowat, Jr. (b. 1927) — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 12, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives 40th District, 1971-78; member of Michigan state senate 19th District, 1979-82; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1981. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau. Still living as of 1982.
  Frederick E. Muller (1844-1907) — also known as Friderich Emil Muller y Storer — of Baltimore, Md.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Santa Cruz, Danish West Indies (now St. Croix, Virgin Islands), November 4, 1844. Manager, Monumental Trading Company (fruit importer); auditor, American Fruit Company; Consul for Argentina in Baltimore, Md., 1899-1901. Died, from interstitial nephritis, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 30, 1907 (age 62 years, 87 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jacobo Muller (c.1810-1877) and Malvina (Storer) Muller.
  J. Pomeroy Munson — of Kent County, Mich. Fruit grower; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Kent County 2nd District, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Edward John Norton (b. 1874) — also known as Edward J. Norton — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., December 29, 1874. Manager of merchandise for United Fruit Company; U.S. Consul in Asuncion, 1907-09; Malaga, 1909-12, 1916-19; Bombay, 1912-13; Sydney, as of 1920. Burial location unknown.
Duncan T. O'Brien Duncan T. O'Brien (1895-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1895. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Amelia Island Fig Preserving Company; insurance broker; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1923-38. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Redmen. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, September 14, 1938 (age 43 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Michael C. O'Brien.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Benjamin Hilborn Oehlert, Jr. (1909-1985) — also known as Benjamin H. Oehlert, Jr. — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla.; Georgia. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 13, 1909. Lawyer; vice-president, Coca-Cola Company; president, Minute Maid Company; U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, 1967-69. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Theta Xi. Died in 1985 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin H. Oehlert and Sarah (Landis) Oehlert; married, March 27, 1937, to Alice Greene.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Lauren Ford Otis (1842-1917) — also known as Lauren F. Otis — of Allegan County, Mich. Born near Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 10, 1842. Republican. Dry goods merchant; fruit grower; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County 1st District, 1895-98. Died, of apoplexy, November 19, 1917 (age 75 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Otis and Elizabeth D. (Eager) Otis; married, August 14, 1872, to Mary McLallen (died 1884); married, December 28, 1902, to Nettie E. Davis; first cousin once removed of Oran Gray Otis; second cousin once removed of David Perry Otis and Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin once removed of Asa H. Otis (1797-1855) and Ralph Chester Otis; third cousin twice removed of Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848); fourth cousin of Norton Prentiss Otis.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Lansing family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Emmett Marshall Owen (1877-1939) — also known as Emmett M. Owen — of Zebulon, Pike County, Ga.; Griffin, Spalding County, Ga. Born near Hollonville, Pike County, Ga., October 19, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; fruit farmer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1902-06; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1933-39; died in office 1939. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died in Washington, D.C., June 21, 1939 (age 61 years, 245 days). Interment at East View Cemetery, Zebulon, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  W. C. Paynter — of Koshkonong, Oregon County, Mo. Democrat. Fruit grower; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Oregon County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
Otto M. Peterson Otto M. Peterson (b. 1877) — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn. Born in Cashton, Monroe County, Wis., May 4, 1877. Nurseryman, fruit grower, livestock raiser; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1917-18. Norwegian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  William F. Platt (born c.1868) — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., about 1868. Republican. Fruit grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford, 1917-20. Burial location unknown.
  William Francis Quinn (1919-2006) — also known as William Quinn — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 13, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for Hawaii territorial senate, 1956; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1957-59; Governor of Hawaii, 1959-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 1960; president, Dole Pineapple Company, 1965-72; Presidential Elector for Hawaii, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1976. Catholic. Died, two months after breaking his hip in a fall, in Kahala Nui retirement community, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, August 28, 2006 (age 87 years, 46 days). Interment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Quinn and Elizabeth Quinn; married to Nancy Ellen Witbeck.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Charles E. Rearick — of Garden City, Cass County, Mo.; Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo. Born in Beavertown, Snyder County, Pa. Republican. Mail carrier; produce merchant; postmaster; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cass County, 1947-48; defeated, 1944, 1948, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen of the World. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 30, 1908, to Mattie E. Riddle.
E. Bunker Reynolds Edward Bunker Reynolds (1873-1939) — also known as E. Bunker Reynolds — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va. Born in Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va., July 18, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; fruit grower; member of West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1923-38. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 7, 1939 (age 66 years, 112 days). Interment somewhere in Keyser, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Reynolds (1843-1931) and Belle Rodgers (Hennen) Reynolds (1845-1923); married, December 19, 1918, to Mary Warden Russell (1875-1949).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  John Stanley Rice (1899-1985) — also known as John S. Rice — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Born in Adams County, Pa., January 28, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; manufacturer; fruit grower; member of Pennsylvania state senate 33rd District, 1933-40; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960 (delegation chair), 1964; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1958-61; Pennsylvania Democratic state chair, 1959-61, 1965-66; U.S. Ambassador to Netherlands, 1961-64. Lutheran. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Elks. Died in 1985 (age about 86 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Emmor Roberts (b. 1890) — of Moorestown, Burlington County, N.J. Born in Moorestown, Burlington County, N.J., March 13, 1890. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1916-21; member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1922-27. Member, Delta Upsilon. Burial location unknown.
Frank B. Robinson Frank Barnes Robinson (b. 1885) — also known as Frank B. Robinson — of Ranson, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., September 20, 1885. Republican. Farmer, fruit grower; manufacturer; banker; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1927-30. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Edson V. Root, Jr. (1903-1971) — of Bangor, Van Buren County, Mich. Born in Bangor, Van Buren County, Mich., August 27, 1903. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1948-50; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1953-71 (Van Buren County 1953-64, 54th District 1965-71); died in office 1971. Church of Christ. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1971 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edson V. Root, Sr. (1877-1947); married 1937 to Frieda Shaefer.
  Milton O. Rouss (1874-1937) — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Born in Jefferson County, W.Va., 1874. Democrat. Fruit farmer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Jefferson County, 1919-20; member of West Virginia state senate 15th District, 1935-37; died in office 1937. Died January 7, 1937 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Milton Rouss and Mary C. Rouss.
  Horace Seely-Brown, Jr. (1908-1982) — of Pomfret Center, Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Born in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., May 12, 1908. Republican. Fruit farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1947-49, 1951-59, 1961-63; defeated, 1948, 1958; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1962; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965. Member, Grange; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Amvets; Order of Ahepa; Military Order of the World Wars. Died in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., April 9, 1982 (age 73 years, 332 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pomfret Center, Pomfret, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
T. Herbert Shriver Thomas Herbert Shriver (1846-1916) — also known as T. Herbert Shriver — of Union Mills, Carroll County, Md. Born in Union Mills, Carroll County, Md., February 19, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; co-owner, later president, of the B. F. Shriver Company, canners of fruits and vegetables; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1878-80; member of Maryland state senate, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Union Mills, Carroll County, Md., December 31, 1916 (age 70 years, 316 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Westminster, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Shriver (1796-1879) and Margaret Josephine (Owings) Shriver (1808-1895); married, February 16, 1880, to Elizabeth R. Lawson (1854-1887); grandfather of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; great-grandfather of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in Maryland (1912)
  John Charles Freemont Slayton (1856-1922) — also known as John C. F. Slayton — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Calais, Washington County, Vt., June 27, 1856. Wholesale produce business; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 4th District, 1921-22; died in office 1922. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar. Died in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., January 4, 1922 (age 65 years, 191 days). Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville, Morristown, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Fanny A. (Andrews) Slayton (1818-1897) and George Josephus Slayton (1820-1908); married 1883 to Lucy Lancaster (1859-1897); married 1902 to Margaret Clifford (1867-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Henry Springer (1857-1916) — also known as Charles H. Springer — of Moravia, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Niles, Cayuga County, N.Y., March 9, 1857. Republican. Produce merchant; coal, lumber, and feed dealer; member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1914. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Suffered a stroke, and died ten days later, in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., June 8, 1916 (age 59 years, 91 days). Interment at Sand Hill Cemetery, Sempronius, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Springer (1827-1892) and Mary Jane (Heady) Springer (1834-1900); married to Carrie A. Brown (1858-1904); married 1906 to Emily Mersereau (1860-1941; first cousin once removed of Cornelius Mersereau (1798-1877)).
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morell E. Tallett — of DeRuyter, Madison County, N.Y. Republican. Coal dealer; produce merchant; chair of Madison County Republican Party, 1910; member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1912-20. Burial location unknown.
Eugene M. Travis Eugene Mabbett Travis (1863-1940) — also known as Eugene M. Travis — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 10, 1863. Republican. Wholesale fruit and vegetable business; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1907-12; defeated, 1912; New York state comptroller, 1915-20. Methodist. Member, Royal Arcanum; Order of Heptasophs; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 25, 1940 (age 77 years, 45 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1884 to Fannie Bell Peck.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Frank A. Waers (b. 1868) — of Lawson, Ray County, Mo.; Plattsburg, Clinton County, Mo. Born near Liberty, Clay County, Mo., November 25, 1868. Democrat. Wholesale produce business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1941-44. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Mimms.
  Paul Black Wallace (b. 1879) — also known as Paul B. Wallace — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 28, 1879. Republican. President, Valley Motor Co.; president, Salem Sand and Gravel Co.; manager, R. S. Wallace Orchard Co.; president, Producers Cannery; director, Salem Federal Savings & Loan Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Presbyterian. Member, Newcomen Society; American Legion; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of R. S. Wallace and Nancy Lee (Black) Wallace; married, August 15, 1923, to Helena Willett.
  George L. Warncke — of Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Fruit grower; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Wilton, 1933-40. Burial location unknown.
  Arthur J. Weaver (1873-1945) — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Born in Falls City, Richardson County, Neb., November 18, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; fruit grower; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1899; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; Presidential Elector for Nebraska, 1920; Governor of Nebraska, 1929-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1932; chair of Richardson County Republican Party, 1940. Died in Falls City, Richardson County, Neb., October 17, 1945 (age 71 years, 333 days). Interment at Steele Cemetery, Falls City, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Martha Ann (Myers) Weaver (1841-1922) and Archibald Jerard Weaver; married, September 2, 1908, to Maude E. Hart; father of Arthur J. Weaver, Jr. and Phillip Hart Weaver (1919-1989).
  Political family: Weaver family of Falls City, Nebraska.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John L. Wessels (c.1838-1923) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1838. Produce business; banker; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1879-80, 1881-82, 1883-84. Died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., March 5, 1923 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  James E. Weter (b. 1857) — of Richmond, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Michigan, 1857. Republican. Wholesale produce business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 1st District, 1899-1902; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Daniel E. Whitmore (b. 1825) — of Marathon, Cortland County, N.Y. Born in Columbus, Chenango County, N.Y., January 6, 1825. School commissioner; wholesale produce dealer; fire insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1875. Presbyterian. Lost a limb in an accident at age 10. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Whitmore (1792-1869) and Elsie (Perkins) Whitmore; brother of George B. Whitmore (1835?-?); married, July 9, 1850, to Lydia M. Shattuck; father of Daniel Webster Whitmore.
  Political family: Whitmore family of New York.
  Albert Yeomans — of Walworth, Wayne County, N.Y. Farmer, fruit grower; member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1911-13. Burial location unknown.
  Charles O. Zollar (1914-1988) — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich.; Benton Township, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 6, 1914. Republican. Fruit farmer; real estate business; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1965-78; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1972; supervisor of Benton Township, Michigan, 1981. Lutheran. Member, Elks; Rotary; American Legion; Moose; Fraternal Order of Police; Farm Bureau. Died in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., February 24, 1988 (age 74 years, 49 days). Burial location unknown.
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