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  George F. Addes (1910-1990) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Born in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., August 26, 1910. Democrat. Automobile worker; secretary-treasurer of the United Automobile Workers union, 1936-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944; tavern owner. Catholic. Lebanese ancestry. Member, United Auto Workers. Died, from heart failure, in Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich., June 19, 1990 (age 79 years, 297 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1933 to Victoria Rose Joseph; married to Gloria Saba.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Peleg Arnold (1751-1820) — Born in Smithfield (part now in North Smithfield), Providence County, R.I., June 10, 1751. Lawyer; tavern keeper; banker; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1787-88; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1795-1812. Died in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., February 13, 1820 (age 68 years, 248 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Woonsocket, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Arnold and Patience (Cook) Arnold.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Philip Banach (1903-1951) — also known as William Banach — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 30, 1903. Democrat. Tavern owner; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 12th District, 1947-51; died in office 1951; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948. Catholic. Member, Polish National Alliance; Knights of Columbus. Died, from a hemorrhage following gall bladder surgery, in St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 24, 1951 (age 47 years, 359 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Bostwick (1765-1825) — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., November 25, 1765. Hotelier; tavern proprietor; village president of Auburn, New York, 1824-25. Episcopalian. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., June 24, 1825 (age 59 years, 211 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Bostwick (1729-1802) and Eunice (Warriner) Bostwick (1729-1801); first cousin of Elijah Boardman and Daniel Warner Bostwick; first cousin once removed of William Whiting Boardman; first cousin thrice removed of Mabel Thorp Boardman; second cousin once removed of Jabez Bostwick; second cousin twice removed of Ezra Bostwick; second cousin thrice removed of Elias William Bostwick, Edward Everett Bostwick, Abel Arthur Bostwick and Charles Francis Bostwick; third cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); fourth cousin of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chester William Chapin and Graham Hurd Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Willard J. Chapin, Daniel Kellogg, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Marshall Chapin (1798-1838), John Hall Brockway, John William Allen, John Putnam Chapin, John Milton Thayer, Henry Purdy Day and Edmund Day.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Michael Brennan (b. 1849) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland, September 26, 1849. Democrat. Saloon owner; member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1885-88. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
Samuel Brown Samuel Brown (b. 1852) — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 23, 1852. Blacksmith; saloon owner; mayor of Tempe, Ariz., 1902-03; resigned 1903. Mexican ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeffrey Brown and Bertha (Braza) Brown; married 1878 to Bertha Gallardo.
  Image source: City of Tempe
  Robert Buech (c.1870-1949) — also known as Bob Buech — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Posen, Prussia (now Poznan, Poland), about 1870. Socialist. Tavern keeper; Milwaukee County Sheriff; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1920. German ancestry. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., May 18, 1949 (age about 79 years). Cremated.
  Wallace D. Burke (1862-1914) — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Canada, October 6, 1862. Democrat. Saloon keeper; mayor of Owosso, Mich., 1908-11. Died in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., August 27, 1914 (age 51 years, 325 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard J. Butler — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1903. Charged in March 1904 with having received stolen property in the form of three barrels of liquor found in the cellar of his saloon, but the magistrate determined that they had been delivered without his knowledge. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph J. Cahill — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly, 1891-94 (Kings County 1st District 1891-92, Kings County 4th District 1893-94). Convicted of perjury, December 8, 1905, in an election fraud case. Burial location unknown.
  Tito Carinci (1928-2006) — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born December 15, 1928. President and manager of the Glenn Hotel and the Tropicana bar and casino; arrested in 1961 on obstruction of justice charges; candidate in primary for mayor of Newport, Ky., 1963. Died November 12, 2006 (age 77 years, 332 days). Burial location unknown.
  Isaac N. Coggs (b. 1920) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., June 5, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; accountant; tavern keeper; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 6th District, 1953-64. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Amvets; Elks; Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John F. Cryan (1929-2005) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Castlerea, County Roscommon, Ireland, May 6, 1929. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; tavern owner; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1966-67. Irish ancestry. Died February 6, 2005 (age 75 years, 276 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John DeGroot — of East Detroit (now Eastpointe), Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Tavern owner; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1948, 1950, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jeremiah Donovan (1857-1935) — of South Norwalk, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1903-04; member of Connecticut state senate 26th District, 1905-08, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914, 1916; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1920. Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., April 22, 1935 (age 77 years, 186 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Norwalk, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard A. Duncan (born c.1953) — of Aurora, Portage County, Ohio. Born about 1953. Real estate agent; tavern owner; candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 2006; Independent candidate for President of the United States, 2008. Methodist. Still living as of 2008.
  Douglas Stanley Fairbanks (1910-1981) — also known as Douglas S. Fairbanks — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born November 21, 1910. Democrat. Tavern proprietor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1960; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wexford District, 1960; candidate for mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1961. Died March 27, 1981 (age 70 years, 126 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Mr. Pearl Fairbanks (1877-1945) and Eugenia (Powell) Fairbanks (1878-1962); brother of Leone Fairbanks Burrell; married to Ruth Simmons (1909-1974); second cousin thrice removed of Merton William Fairbank; third cousin twice removed of Charles Warren Fairbanks (1852-1918) and Newton Hamilton Fairbanks; third cousin thrice removed of Isaac Davis.
  Political family: Davis family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raleigh W. Falbe (1890-1957) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 21, 1890. Republican. Police officer; restaurant and tavern operator; real estate broker; insurance agent; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 15th District, 1949-54. Suffered a heart attack, while duck hunting on Rush Lake, and died five days later in Ripon Municipal Hospital, Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wis., October 6, 1957 (age 67 years, 199 days). Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Larry Flynt (b. 1942) — also known as "The King of Smut" — of California. Born in Salyersville, Magoffin County, Ky., November 1, 1942. Democrat. Owner of night clubs; publisher of Hustler, a pornographic magazine; convicted in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1977 on obscenity and organized crime charges, and sentenced to 25 years in prison, but the verdict was overturned on appeal; shot by a sniper in Lawrenceville, Georgia, 1978, and paralyzed from the waist down; candidate for Governor of California, 2003. Atheist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1976 to Althea Leasure (1953-1987).
  Campaign slogan (2003): "Vote For a Smut-Peddler Who Cares."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Gordon D. Fox — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Lawyer; nightclub owner; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives 4th District, 1993-; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 2010-; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2004; member, Platform Committee, 2008. Irish and Cape Verdean ancestry. Gay. Still living as of 2012.
  Antonio L. Ghio (1832-1917) — also known as Anthony L. Ghio — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Born in Italy, April 10, 1832. Naturalized U.S. citizen; wholesale liquor dealer; saloon keeper; mayor of Texarkana, Tex., 1882-86; real estate business. Italian ancestry. Died in Bowie County, Tex., March 26, 1917 (age 84 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Augustine Ghio and Maria Ghio; married, October 4, 1862, to Augustina Casazza (1844-1937).
  Patrick R. Griffin (c.1878-1931) — also known as Paddy Griffin — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Born about 1878. Democrat. Bartender; mayor of Hoboken, N.J., 1915-26; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1924. Catholic. Died, in Dr. John Lamb's Sanitarium, near Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., January 14, 1931 (age about 53 years). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Edward Patrick Hagan (1846-1893) — also known as Edward P. Hagan; Eddy Hagan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 1, 1846. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1879-80, 1885-89; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1892-93; died in office 1893. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, following a laparotomy for an intestinal obstruction, in Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., February 20, 1893 (age 47 years, 19 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Powell) Hagan; married, July 24, 1877, to Ellen Matthews.
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
  John Harvey Hawkins (1848-1915) — also known as J. H. Hawkins — of Hillsboro, Fleming County, Ky. Born near Morehead, Fleming County (now Rowan County), Ky., 1848. Republican. Tavern owner; merchant; postmaster; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1915 (age about 67 years). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Moses R. Hawkins and Martha (Nickell) Hawkins; married to Jennie 'Patsy Jane' Crain.
  Jeremiah Hayes (b. 1848) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 17, 1848. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1886-89. Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Henry W. Hupfauf (b. 1885) — of Calumet County, Wis. Born in Harrison town, Calumet County, Wis., August 11, 1885. Democrat. Farmer; sugar company field man; general store operator; tavern owner; organizer of cooperative telephone company; treasurer of a butter and cheese cooperative; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Calumet County; elected 1936; defeated, 1938, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Jankowski (born c.1960) — also known as Tom Jankowski — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1960. Tavern owner; mayor of Hamtramck, Mich., 2004-05; defeated, 2005. Still living as of 2005.
John B. Keefe John B. Keefe (1900-1950) — of Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., January 29, 1900. U.S. Vice Consul in Sydney, as of 1926; insurance adjuster; bartender. Died October 21, 1950 (age 50 years, 265 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George B. Keefe.
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1925)
  Michael Kenna (1857-1946) — also known as "Hinky-Dink" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; cigar dealer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940. Died, in the Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 9, 1946 (age about 89 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John J. Kennedy (c.1857-1914) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., about 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; banker; New York state treasurer, 1911-14; died in office 1914. Killed himself by slashing his throat with a razor, in a lavatory near the ballroom of the Markeen Hotel, Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 15, 1914 (age about 57 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Henry B. Krajewski (1912-1966) — of Secaucus, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 15, 1912. Pig farmer; tavern owner; candidate for President of the United States, 1952 (Poor Man's Party), 1956 (American Third Party); candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1953 (Jersey Veterans Bonus), 1957 (American Third Party), 1961 (Veterans Bonus Now); candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1954 (American Third Party), 1958 (Politicians Are Jokers). Died November 8, 1966 (age 54 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dominicus Kunkel — also known as Dominick Kunkel — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Grocer; saloon keeper; first selectman of Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Alfred J. Lauby (1908-1985) — of Antigo, Langlade County, Wis. Born in Antigo, Langlade County, Wis., October 7, 1908. Democrat. Tavern operator; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Florence, Forest and Langlade counties, 1955-58; defeated, 1952 (Langlade County), 1958 (Independent, Florence, Forest and Langlade counties). Died in March, 1985 (age 76 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Francis Lovelace (c.1621-1675) — Born in Kent, England, about 1621. Tavern owner; Colonial Governor of New York, 1668-73. English ancestry. Died in England, 1675 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sir William Lovelace (1584-1627) and Anne (Barne) Lovelace; brother of Richard Lovelace (1617-1657; poet).
  See also Wikipedia article
  William J. McGovern (1905-1972) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., August 25, 1905. Democrat. Tavern owner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932 (alternate), 1944; elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hudson County 1933. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Killed by armed robbers at his tavern, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 11, 1972 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.
  Edward Francis Mertz (1890-1970) — also known as Edward F. Mertz — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 15, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; building contractor; restaurant and tavern operator; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1949-56, 1965-68 (Milwaukee County 16th District 1949-54, Milwaukee County 1st District 1955-56, Milwaukee County 9th District 1965-68). German ancestry. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Eagles. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., May 3, 1970 (age 79 years, 261 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph M. Mertz (1864-1928) and Catherine (Dickmann) Mertz (1867-1950); married to Meta Fluck (1889-1959).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Peter R. Morrissey (1859-1895) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis County, Mo., August 14, 1859. Democrat. Saloon keeper; arrested in December 1886 on federal charges of vote fraud; found guilty in April 1887, but released because the indictment did not specify that the ballots were for a federal office; indicted again soon after, but the charges were dropped in November; indicted for naturalization fraud in 1889, but not convicted; member of Missouri state senate 31st District, 1893-95; died in office 1895. Catholic. Irish ancestry. While in bed, he was shot twice with his own pistol, and killed, by his mistress, Maud Lewis, in her "house of ill repute", in St. Louis, Mo., May 13, 1895 (age 35 years, 272 days). After a dramatic and highly publicized trial, Maud Lewis was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to fifteen years in prison; she was pardoned by Gov. Lon Vest Stephens in January 1901. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John E. Mullally (1875-1912) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in 1875. Saloon keeper; member of California state assembly 30th District, 1911-12; died in office 1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Attacked by three masked holdup men in his saloon, shot, mortally wounded, and died soon after, in Central Emergency Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., January 15, 1912 (age about 36 years). Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter Nagle, Jr. (b. 1782) — of Reading, Berks County, Pa. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., June 11, 1782. Hat manufacturer; tavern keeper; grocer; distiller; chief burgess of Reading, Pennsylvania, 1825-31, 1832-33, 1837-39. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Nagle; married, December 28, 1802, to Susan E. Filbert.
  George A. Owens — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Tavern keeper; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1894-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1920 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Howard F. Pellant (1911-1977) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., July 23, 1911. Democrat. Foundry worker; meat cutter; insurance agent; tavern proprietor; international representative, United Auto Workers; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 17th District, 1953-60; defeated, 1950. Member, Eagles; Moose. Died in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., November 22, 1977 (age 66 years, 122 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Pellant and Elizabeth (Gough) Pellant; married 1932 to Mary Kazmierczak.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Michael Perrone, Jr. (born c.1959) — of Little Ferry, Bergen County, N.J. Born about 1959. Tavern owner; Independent Progressive candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1997; Independent Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1998, 2000, 2008; Independent Progressive candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 38th District, 1999. Still living as of 2008.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
Peter Pyszczynski Peter Pyszczynski (b. 1892) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., June 27, 1892. Democrat. Shoe worker; tavern owner; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 12th District, 1937-46. Polish ancestry. Member, Modern Woodmen of America. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  James Brown Ray (1794-1848) — of Brookville, Franklin County, Ind. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., February 19, 1794. Lawyer; merchant; tavern owner; newspaper publisher; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1821-22; member of Indiana state senate, 1822-25; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1824, 1831, 1837; Governor of Indiana, 1825-31. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 4, 1848 (age 54 years, 167 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Martin M. Ray (1795-1865); uncle of Martin M. Ray (1823-1872).
  Political family: Ray family of Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Indiana.
  Charles A. Schober (b. 1863) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Germany, January, 1863. Cutler; saloon keeper; beer bottler; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Avery Skinner (1796-1876) — of Union Square, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H., June 9, 1796. Democrat. School teacher; tavern keeper; postmaster; Oswego County Treasurer, 1826-1838; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County, 1832-33; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1838-41; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1846; director, Syracuse Northern Railway. Died in Union Square, Oswego County, N.Y., November 24, 1876 (age 80 years, 168 days). Interment at Maple View Cemetery, Mexico, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Skinner (1761-1843) and Ruth (Warner) Skinner (1770-1849); brother of Alanson Skinner; married, June 9, 1822, to Elizabeth Lathrop Huntington (1802-1833); married 1834 to Charlotte Prior Stebbins (1802-1888); father of Charles Rufus Skinner (1844-1928) and Mary Grace Skinner (1846-1914; who married Maurice Lauchlin Wright).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William F. Struve (1865-1943) — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Born in Batesville, Ripley County, Ind., August 14, 1865. Republican. Saloon keeper; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1908. German ancestry. Died in Madison County, Ala., February 13, 1943 (age 77 years, 183 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Struve and Mary Struve.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Timothy D. Sullivan Timothy Daniel Sullivan (1862-1913) — also known as Timothy D. Sullivan; Tim Sullivan; "Dry Dollar"; "Big Tim" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 23, 1862. Democrat. Undertaker; saloon part-owner; member of New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1887-93; member of New York state senate, 1894-1902, 1909-12 (9th District 1894-95, 11th District 1896-1902, 12th District 1909-12); U.S. Representative from New York, 1903-06, 1913 (8th District 1903-06, 13th District 1913); resigned 1906; died in office 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912. Irish ancestry. Struck and killed by a locomotive, near Pelham Parkway, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., August 31, 1913 (age 51 years, 39 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1896
  Anthony Tony Tarracino (1916-2008) — also known as Tony Tarracino; "Captain Tony"; "The Conscience of Key West" — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., August 10, 1916. Beaten and left for dead by Mafia colleagues in New Jersey in the 1940s; charter boat captain; saloon keeper; mayor of Key West, Fla., 1989-91; defeated, 1991. Italian ancestry. Died, from a heart and lung condition, in Lower Keys Medical Center, Key West, Monroe County, Fla., November 1, 2008 (age 92 years, 83 days). Cremated.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James K. Tharpe (b. 1845) — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Jefferson County, Ky., March 18, 1845. Saloon keeper; grocer; mayor of Owensboro, Ky., 1880-83; defeated, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Tharpe (died 1853) and Eveline (Monin) Tharpe (died 1860); married, April 6, 1874, to Johanna Hollis.
  Luis Ralph Ullrich, Jr. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga. Plumbing contractor; nightclub owner; candidate for mayor of Houston, Tex., 2003, 2005, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Martin Ward (1874-1914) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Missouri, May 5, 1874. Democrat. Bartender; elected Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District 1914, but died before taking office. Irish ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1914 (age 40 years, 205 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Ward and Margaret (Curley) Ward.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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