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  Brian Norton Baird (b. 1956) — also known as Brian Baird — of Vancouver, Clark County, Wash. Born in Chama, Rio Arriba County, N.M., March 7, 1956. Democrat. Psychologist; university professor; U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1999-; defeated, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000, 2004, 2008. Protestant. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William N. 'Bill' Baird and Edith S. Baird; married to Rachel Nugent.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert William Baker (b. 1924) — also known as Robert W. Baker — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., July 30, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; psychologist; university professor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1968, 1972. Member, American Psychological Association; American Association of University Professors; American Civil Liberties Union. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey William Baker and Marion (Power) Baker; married, December 29, 1951, to Rita Agnes Knox.
  William P. Candelori — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Psychologist; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1979-81; candidate in primary for mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Marguerite Stitt Church (1892-1990) — also known as Marguerite S. Church; Marguerite Stitt; Mrs. Ralph E. Church — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1892. Republican. Psychologist; U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1951-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964; speaker, 1952, 1960. Female. Methodist. Member, League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa; American Association of University Women; Delta Kappa Gamma; Zonta; Beta Sigma Phi; American Legion Auxiliary. Died May 26, 1990 (age 97 years, 255 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of William James Stitt and Adelaide (Forsythe) Stitt; married, December 21, 1918, to Ralph Edwin Church (1883-1950).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Livingston Farrand (1867-1939) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 14, 1867. Physician; anthropologist; psychologist; university professor; president, University of Colorado, 1914-19; chairman, Central Committee of the American Red Cross, 1919-21; president, Cornell University, 1921-37; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, American Public Health Association; American Psychological Association. Died, of pneumonia, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1939 (age 72 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Ashbel Farrand and Louise (Wilson) Farrand; married, February 1, 1901, to Margaret K. Carleton.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vincent R. Fisichelli (1921-1994) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Floral Park, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 16, 1921. Democrat. Psychologist; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Catholic. Member, American Psychological Association. Died June 24, 1994 (age 72 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
Morris Frumin Morris Frumin (1922-2005) — of Bingham Farms, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 1, 1922. Democrat. Psychiatrist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1996. Jewish. Died April 23, 2005 (age 83 years, 81 days). Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery, Birmingham, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Matthew Frumin (1959?-).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: CNN/Time All Politics (1996)
  R. Robert Geake (b. 1936) — of Northville, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 26, 1936. Republican. Educational psychologist; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1970; member of Michigan state house of representatives 35th District, 1973-77; defeated in primary, 1964; resigned 1977; member of Michigan state senate, 1977-98 (14th District 1977-82, 6th District 1983-94, 9th District 1995-98); candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1992. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; National Education Association; American Psychological Association. Still living as of 1998.
  Elaine King-Miller — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Democrat. Certified clinical mental health counselor; visually impaired; candidate for Texas state senate 31st District, 2004. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2006.
  William H. Kooistra (1936-2004) — also known as Bill Kooistra; "Mr. Democrat" — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born May 20, 1936. Democrat. Psychologist; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996, 2000 (alternate). Died, of Lou Gehrig's disease, November 30, 2004 (age 68 years, 194 days). Interment at Restlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Carol Landheer (1952?-).
  Sondra Moore Lucht (b. 1942) — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born December 11, 1942. Democrat. School psychologist; member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1983-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996. Female. Episcopalian. Member, National Organization for Women; National Education Association. Still living as of 1996.
  Relatives: Married to William H. Lucht.
  James A. McDermott (b. 1936) — also known as Jim McDermott — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 28, 1936. Democrat. Psychiatrist; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1971-72; Democratic candidate for Governor of Washington, 1972 (primary), 1980, 1984 (primary); member of Washington state senate, 1975-87; U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1989-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  George Washington Michell (b. 1876) — also known as George W. Michell — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in 1876. Republican. Physician; psychiatrist; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Timothy Murphy (b. 1952) — also known as Tim Murphy — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 11, 1952. Republican. Psychologist; member of Pennsylvania state senate 37th District, 1997-2003; resigned 2003; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 2003-. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  James C. Parsons (1926-2004) — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1926. Psychologist; university professor; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1961-65. Member, Kiwanis. Died April 4, 2004 (age about 77 years). Burial location unknown.
  John Frederick Shepard (1881-1965) — also known as John F. Shepard — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Illinois, January 30, 1881. Progressive. Psychologist; university professor; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1949; candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1952. Died, following a cerebral-vascular accident, in Whitehall Convalescent Home, Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 25, 1965 (age 84 years, 299 days). Interment at Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Frederick Shepard and Alice Jane (French) Shepard; married to Berenice Barnes.
  Jack M. Stack (1938-2004) — of Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., March 1, 1938. Republican. Physician; psychiatrist; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1968; candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1972. Died, in West Florida Regional Hospital, Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., February 12, 2004 (age 65 years, 348 days). Interment at Crystal Lake Township Cemetery East, Frankfort, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Jack Martin Stack and Ruth (Foster) Stack; married, June 27, 1958, to Carol Ann Anderson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore Strickland (b. 1941) — also known as Ted Strickland — of Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio. Born in Lucasville, Scioto County, Ohio, August 4, 1941. Democrat. Psychologist; college professor; U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1993-95, 1997-2007; defeated, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004, 2008 (speaker); Governor of Ohio, 2007-11; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 2012; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 2016. Methodist. Still living as of 2016.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Diane Edith Watson (b. 1933) — also known as Diane E. Watson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1933. Democrat. Psychologist; member of California state senate, 1978-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2004, 2008; U.S. Ambassador to Micronesia, 1999-2000; U.S. Representative from California, 2001-11 (32nd District 2001-03, 33rd District 2003-11); member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004; Presidential Elector for California, 2012. Female. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Leland Yee (b. 1948) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Taishan, China, November 20, 1948. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; child psychologist; member, San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 1997-2002; member of California state assembly 12th District, 2002-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004; member of California state senate 8th District, 2006-; candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2011. Chinese ancestry. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article
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