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  Chuck Adams — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Robert Adams, (VI) (b. 1963) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born, in a hospital at Columbia, Richland County, S.C., July 3, 1963. Lobbyist; campaign manager for U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, 1990, and Gov. David Beasley, 1994; candidate for South Carolina state house of representatives, 1996. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Son of Weston Adams II (1938-); third great-grandson of Joel Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Roy C. Afflerbach (b. 1945) — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., February 6, 1945. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1983-86; member of Pennsylvania state senate 16th District, 1987-98; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1998; mayor of Allentown, Pa., 2002-06; lobbyist. Still living as of 2007.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Steve Apodaca (c.1951-2001) — of San Clemente, Orange County, Calif. Born in Downey, Los Angeles County, Calif., about 1951. Republican. Insurance broker; political consultant; candidate in primary for California state assembly 73rd District, 1998. Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in San Clemente, Orange County, Calif., April 2, 2001 (age about 50 years). Burial location unknown.
  Trixie Leber Averill (born c.1949) — also known as Trixie Averill — of Vinton, Roanoke County, Va. Born about 1949. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Haley Reeves Barbour (b. 1947) — also known as Haley Barbour — of Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss. Born in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss., October 22, 1947. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1982; lobbyist; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1993-97; Governor of Mississippi, 2004-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008 (delegation chair), 2012. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Jeptha Fowlkes Barbour, Jr. and Grace LeFlore (Johnson) Barbour; married 1971 to Marsha Dickson (1949?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Rusling Block (b. 1935) — Born in Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., February 15, 1935. Republican. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1981-86; lobbyist. Still living as of 1994.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. (1940-2014) — also known as Tommy Boggs — of Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 18, 1940. Democrat. Economist; lawyer; lobbyist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1970. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi. Died, from a heart attack, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., September 15, 2014 (age 73 years, 362 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. and Corinne Claiborne Boggs; brother of Barbara Boggs Sigmund and Cokie Roberts (National Public Radio reporter and commentator); married, December 27, 1960, to Mary Barbara Denechaud; second great-grandnephew of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne; third great-grandson of Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne; third great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne; first cousin twice removed of Jacob Haight Morrison IV and de Lesseps Story Morrison; first cousin six times removed of Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812); second cousin five times removed of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne (1780-1856); third cousin once removed of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (1884-1961); fourth cousin of Claiborne de Borda Pell.
  Political family: Claiborne-Dallas family of Virginia and Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Cynthia Burgin (born c.1958) — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born about 1958. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Carroll Ashmore Campbell, Jr. (1940-2005) — also known as Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. — of Fountain Inn, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., July 24, 1940. Republican. Real estate broker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1970-74; defeated, 1969; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972 (alternate), 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1974; executive assistant to Gov. Jim Edwards, 1975; member of South Carolina state senate 2nd District, 1977-78; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1979-87; Governor of South Carolina, 1987-95; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1996; lobbyist; CEO, American Council of Life Insurers, 1995-2001; director, Norfolk Southern railroad. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Sertoma; Pi Kappa Phi. Died, of a heart attack while suffering from Alzheimer's disease, in Lexington Medical Hospital, West Columbia, Lexington County, S.C., December 7, 2005 (age 65 years, 136 days). Interment at All Saints Church Cemetery, Pawleys Island, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Carroll Ashmore Campbell (1915-1997) and Anne (Williams) Campbell (1916-1977); brother of Richard Michael Campbell (1947-1968; U.S. Army Sergeant, killed in Vietnam War); married, September 5, 1959, to Iris Faye Rhodes (1940-2017).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Anh Quang Cao (b. 1967) — also known as Joseph Cao — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam, March 13, 1967. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; lobbyist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 2009-. Catholic. Vietnamese ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of My Quang Cao and Khang Thi Tran; married to Hieu 'Kate' Hoang.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Christopher James Christie (b. 1962) — also known as Chris Christie — of Mendham Township, Morris County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., September 6, 1962. Republican. Lawyer; lobbyist; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 2002-08; Governor of New Jersey, 2010-; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2012 (speaker); candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2016. Catholic. Scottish, Irish, and Sicilian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of Wilbur James 'Bill' Christie and Sondra (Grasso) Christie; married 1986 to Mary Pat Foster.
  Cross-reference: David Wildstein
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Chris Christie: Bob Ingle & Michael Symons, Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power
  William F. Condon (1897-1972) — also known as "Big Bill" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., September 20, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; deputy sheriff; contractor; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1928-35; defeated, 1923; member of New York state senate, 1939-64 (26th District 1939-44, 29th District 1945-54, 32nd District 1955-64); defeated, 1964; lobbyist. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Modern Woodmen. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., March 19, 1972 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Condon and Bridget Condon; married 1920 to Anne Powers; father of William F. Condon, Jr. (1921-1984); first cousin of John J. Condon.
  Political family: Condon family of Yonkers, New York.
  Charles Harvey Cunningham (born c.1959) — also known as Charles H. Cunningham; Chuck Cunningham — of Fairfax, Va. Born about 1959. Republican. Lobbyist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Debra DeLee (b. 1948) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1948. Democrat. School teacher; lobbyist; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1994-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1996, 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004, 2008; president, Americans for Peace Now. Female. Jewish. Member, National Education Association. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alfred J. Doherty (1856-1929) — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in New York, May 1, 1856. Republican. School teacher; hardware business; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1901-06; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1907-19; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1908; represented the Pullman railroad car company as a lobbyist in Michigan and other states; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Died September 24, 1929 (age 73 years, 146 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 11, 1876, to Alice Bell Gleason (1859-1932); father of Alfred James Doherty, Jr. (1889-1956).
  Robert Jerry Dryfoos (1942-2006) — also known as Robert J. Dryfoos — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born August 11, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972, 1980, 1988; chief counsel for New York Lt. Gov. Mary Ann Krupsak, 1975; member, New York City Council, 1980-91; retired from office while under investigation over alleged campaign finance and federal tax violations, but no charges were filed; lobbyist. Jewish. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Jewish Committee. Died, from complications of a head injury, in New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 2, 2006 (age 63 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  Evelyn Dubrow (1917-2006) — also known as Evy Dubrow — of Washington, D.C. Born in Passaic, Passaic County, N.J., May 6, 1917. Democrat. Labor organizer; vice president and lobbyist for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union for many years; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 1988, 1996. Female. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1999. Died, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., June 20, 2006 (age 89 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Susan Estes — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Political consultant; Presidential Elector for Kansas, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2004, 2008, 2012 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2012.
Kenneth H. Fake Kenneth Hearn Fake (1895-1963) — also known as Kenneth H. Fake — of Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y. Born in Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y., February 9, 1895. Republican. Insurance business; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1923-32; defeated, 1932; lobbyist for New York State Grange. Member, Grange; American Legion; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Rotary. Died in a hospital at Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., May 24, 1963 (age 68 years, 104 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonidas Fake and Clara (Hearn) Fake; married, June 12, 1920, to Eva Kling (1895-1995); first cousin of Guy Leverne Fake (1879-1957).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
Leslie L. Farr II Leslie L. Farr II (born c.1978) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born about 1978. Republican. Train conductor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 2004, 2006 (primary); suspended without pay in October 2004, for making a political statement (critical of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry) over the public address system of an Amtrak train; political consultant. African ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: St. Louis Magazine, November 2006
  Alan Fox (b. 1955) — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1955. Democrat. Political consultant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Jewish. Still living as of 2020.
  Robert S. Gelbard (b. 1944) — of Washington. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1944. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, 1988-91; Indonesia, 1999-2001; lobbyist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Gelbard and Ruth (Fisher) Gelbard.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Ronald Bryan Ginn (1934-2005) — also known as Bo Ginn — of Georgia. Born in Morgan, Calhoun County, Ga., May 31, 1934. Democrat. School teacher; administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. Herman E. Talmadge and to U.S. Rep. G. Elliott Hagan; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 1973-83; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1982; board chairman for a governmental relations firm in Alexandria, Va. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., January 6, 2005 (age 70 years, 220 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jon Hotaling (born c.1973) — of Thornton, Adams County, Colo. Born about 1973. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Walter Darlington Huddleston (1926-2018) — also known as Walter Huddleston; "Dee" — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Born in Burkesville, Cumberland County, Ky., April 15, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; radio disk jokey and sportscaster; member of Kentucky state senate, 1965-72; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1973-85; defeated, 1984; lobbyist. Methodist. Member, Rotary. Died in Warsaw, Gallatin County, Ky., October 16, 2018 (age 92 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Huddleston and Lottie B. (Russell) Huddleston; married to Jean Pierce.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Tim Huelskamp (b. 1968) — of Fowler, Meade County, Kan. Born in Fowler, Meade County, Kan., November 11, 1968. Republican. Farmer; legislative analyst; member of Kansas state senate 38th District, 1996-2010; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008, 2012; U.S. Representative from Kansas 1st District, 2011-. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — NNDB dossier
  Raynard Jackson — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Political consultant; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  See also Wikipedia article — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Darcie Lang Johnston (born c.1967) — of Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born about 1967. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Julius Klein (1901-1984) — also known as "Dutch" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 5, 1901. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper reporter; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1932; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; public relations business; lobbyist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1960; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1954. Jewish. Member, Jewish War Veterans. Died, in the Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Lake County, Ill., April 6, 1984 (age 82 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Helene von Holstein (died 1976).
  Cheryl Carpenter Klimek (born c.1963) — Born about 1963. Republican. Public relations business; political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Dillard Brown Lasseter (1894-1973) — also known as Dillard B. Lasseter — of Cordele, Crisp County, Ga.; Washington, D.C. Born in Vienna, Dooly County, Ga., July 21, 1894. School teacher; interpreter; U.S. Vice Consul in Tientsin, 1920-21; Antung, 1921-22; Nanking, 1922; Hankow, 1922-23; headed National Youth Administration in Georgia; member, Regional War Manpower Commision; administrator, Farm Security Administration, 1945-46; administrator, Farmers Home Administration, 1946-53; lobbyist for the American Trucking Association. Died in Washington, D.C., November 2, 1973 (age 79 years, 104 days). Interment at Oxford Historical Cemetery, Oxford, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Shemuel Lasseter (1871-1945) and Lou Anna (Brown) Lasseter (1873-1956); married to Helen Frances Penn Smith (1897-1975); nephew of Wade Hampton Lasseter (1875-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brian Maughan (born c.1977) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born about 1977. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Anthony John Moffett, Jr. (b. 1944) — also known as Toby Moffett — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., August 18, 1944. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1975-83; defeated, 1990; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1982; lobbyist. Still living as of 2011.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Mariella Morales (born c.1965) — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born about 1965. Republican. Lobbyist; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Johnnie Morgan (born c.1951) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1951. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Mariana Parks (born c.1949) — of Mercer Island, King County, Wash. Born about 1949. Republican. Political consultant; writer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Charles Willis Pickering, Jr. (b. 1963) — also known as Charles W. Pickering; Chip Pickering — of Laurel, Jones County, Miss.; Flora, Madison County, Miss. Born in Laurel, Jones County, Miss., August 10, 1963. Republican. Legislative aide to U.S. Senator Trent Lott, 1992-96; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1997-2009; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2004, 2008; lobbyist for Cellular South wireless telephone provider. Baptist. Member, Sigma Chi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Willis Pickering, Sr. (1937-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Anthony Joseph Principi (b. 1944) — also known as Anthony J. Principi — of Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 16, 1944. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War; lawyer; staff director for U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, 1984-86; U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 2001-05; resigned 2005; lobbyist for Pfizer drug company; chairman, QTC Management. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Benjamin Eugene Quayle (b. 1976) — also known as Ben Quayle — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., November 3, 1976. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Arizona 3rd District, 2011-13; lobbyist. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of James Danforth Quayle (1947-).
  Political family: Quayle-Pulliam family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Audley Rawson (1893-1981) — also known as William Audley Rawson — of Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.; Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Fla. Born near Marlette, Sanilac County, Mich., April 5, 1893. Republican. Farmer; Elkland Township Supervisor, 1931-36; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Tuscola County, 1935-42; member of Michigan state senate 20th District, 1943-46; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1944; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949; chair of Tuscola County Republican Party, 1950; lobbyist for the Michigan Association of Insurance Companies. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Rotary; Farm Bureau; Grange. Died, from a heart attack, in Pinellas Park, Pinellas County, Fla., September 27, 1981 (age 88 years, 175 days). Interment at Elkland Township Cemetery, Near Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Rawson and Euphemia 'Effie' (Ronald) Rawson; married, December 22, 1914, to Mary Lena Day (died 1969); married 1971 to Mildred Hutchinson.
  Kenneth Mills Regan (1893-1959) — also known as Kenneth M. Regan; Ken Regan — of Pecos, Reeves County, Tex.; Midland, Midland County, Tex. Born in Mt. Morris, Ogle County, Ill., March 6, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; oil producer; mayor of Pecos, Tex., 1929-32; member of Texas state senate, 1933-37; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 1947-55; lobbyist for Texas railroads. Died in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., August 15, 1959 (age 66 years, 162 days). Interment at Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Howard Winfield Robison (1915-1987) — also known as Howard W. Robison — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., October 30, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from New York, 1958-75 (37th District 1958-63, 33rd District 1963-73, 27th District 1973-75); vice-president for Congressional relations (lobbyist), American Railroad Association, 1975-87. Died, from heart failure, in Rehoboth Beach, Sussex County, Del., September 26, 1987 (age 71 years, 331 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Owego, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Randall James Sauder (b. 1954) — also known as Randy Sauder — of Smyrna, Cobb County, Ga. Born in DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa., June 6, 1954. Lawyer; political consultant; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1995-2000; defeated (Democratic), 2000. Seventh-Day Adventist. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2004.
  April Schiff (born c.1957) — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born about 1957. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Loras Schulte (born c.1950) — of Norway, Benton County, Iowa. Born about 1950. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1814-1887) — also known as Charles H. Sherrill — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Sandy Hill (now Hudson Falls), Washington County, N.Y., March 24, 1814. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York canal commission, 1857-59; lobbyist for railroad interests. Died, from heart disease, in Washington, D.C., January 4, 1887 (age 72 years, 286 days). Interment at South End Cemetery, East Hampton, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Darius Sherrill and Mary (Day) Sherrill; married to Sarah Fulton Wynkoop (1829-1897); father of Charles Hitchcock Sherrill (1867-1936).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bruce Armistead Smathers (b. 1943) — also known as Bruce A. Smathers — of Florida. Born in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., October 3, 1943. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; secretary of state of Florida, 1975-78; candidate in primary for Governor of Florida, 1978; lobbyist. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Son of George Armistead Smathers and Rosemary (Townley) Smathers; married to Nancy McDowell; grandnephew of William Howell Smathers (1891-1955).
  Political family: Smathers family of Miami, Florida.
  See also Wikipedia article
  George Armistead Smathers (1913-2007) — also known as George A. Smathers; "Georgeous George" — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., November 14, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1947-51; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1951-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1952 (alternate; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate), 1968; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1960, 1968; lobbyist. Methodist; later United Church of Christ. Member, Jaycees; Elks; Kiwanis. Suffered a stroke, and subsequently died, in Indian Creek, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 20, 2007 (age 93 years, 67 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Smathers and Lura (Jones) Smathers; married, March 19, 1939, to Rosemary Townley (divorced 1971); married, January 4, 1974, to Carolyn Hyder; father of Bruce Armistead Smathers (1943-); nephew of William Howell Smathers.
  Political family: Smathers family of Miami, Florida.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about George Smathers: James C. Clark, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper's Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary
  John Buell Snyder (1877-1946) — also known as J. Buell Snyder — of Perryopolis, Fayette County, Pa. Born in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County, Pa., July 30, 1877. Democrat. School teacher and principal; lobbyist at state legislature for Pennsylvania school directors, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1933-46 (24th District 1933-45, 23rd District 1945-46); died in office 1946. Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 24, 1946 (age 68 years, 209 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Perryopolis, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Derek Sparks (born c.1980) — of Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born about 1980. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Irvine H. Sprague (1921-2004) — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md.; Great Falls, Fairfax County, Va. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1921. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; staff member for Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Japan; newspaper reporter; congressional aide to Rep. John J. McFall, 1957; director of the House Whip Office; lobbyist for the State of California in Congress, 1963; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; special assistant to Pres. Lyndon Johnson, 1967-68; board member, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1969-72, 1979-85; chairman, 1979-81. Died, of cancer, in the Arlington Hospice Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 17, 2004 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Margery Craw.
  Rose R. Strong (born c.1946) — of Newcastle, King County, Wash.; Kirkland, King County, Wash. Born about 1946. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  John Quillin Tilson, Jr. (1911-2002) — also known as John Q. Tilson, Jr. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 27, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1953; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956 (alternate), 1964; lobbyist. Died, from Parkinson's disease, in North Branford, New Haven County, Conn., November 1, 2002 (age 91 years, 66 days). Interment at Tilson Cemetery, Clearbranch, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Quillin Tilson (1866-1958) and Marguerite (North) Tilson (1883-1963); married to Catherine Jackson (1910-1994).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael R. Veon (b. 1957) — also known as Mike Veon — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born January 19, 1957. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 14th District, 1995-2006; defeated, 2006; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004; lobbyist. Still living as of 2007.
  Richard Russell Walker — also known as Russ Walker — of Keizer, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Lobbyist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sean Walsh — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Christine Todd Whitman (b. 1946) — also known as Christie Whitman; Christine Temple Todd — of Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J.; Oldwick, Hunterdon County, N.J. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., September 26, 1946. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1990; Governor of New Jersey, 1994-2001; resigned 2001; Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2001-03; lobbyist. Female. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Webster Bray Todd and Eleanor Schley Todd; sister of Webster Bray Todd, Jr. (1938-); married, April 20, 1974, to John R. Whitman (grandson of Charles Seymour Whitman); granddaughter of John Reynard Todd, Reeve Schley and Kate Prentice Schley.
  Political family: Todd-Whitman family of New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Christine Todd Whitman: It's My Party, Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America (2005)
  Books about Christine Todd Whitman: Patricia Beard, Growing Up Republican : Christie Whitman : The Politics of Character — Michael Aron, Governor's Race : A TV Reporter's Chronicle of the 1993 Florio/Whitman Campaign — Sandy McClure, Christie Whitman for the People : A Political Biography
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