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  Sewall Wester Abbott (1859-1943) — also known as Sewall W. Abbott — of Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H. Born in Tuftonboro, Carroll County, N.H., April 11, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; president, Wolfeboro Woolen Mills; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1889-1921; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1923-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Grange; Redmen; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Wolfeboro, Carroll County, N.H., January 3, 1943 (age 83 years, 267 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Abbott and Phebe Jane (Graves) Abbott; married, June 10, 1893, to Elma (King) Hodgdon (1858-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Dupont Adams (1887-1966) — also known as James D. Adams — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Born in Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind., July 2, 1887. Democrat. President, Citizens State Bank; among the organizers of Columbia Woolen Mills; publisher, Columbia City Post newspaper; owner of movie theaters; president, Whitley County Telephone Co., 1912-26; cattle breeder; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; American Bankers Association. Died in August, 1966 (age 79 years, 0 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Gilman Allen (1874-1950) — also known as Frank G. Allen — of Norwood, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., October 6, 1874. Republican. Chairman of Winslow Brothers & Smith, leather and wool manufacturers; director of banks and insurance firms; trustee of Norwood Hospital; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1918-19; member of Massachusetts state senate Norfolk District, 1921-24; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1925-29; Governor of Massachusetts, 1929-31; defeated, 1930; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Union League. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 9, 1950 (age 76 years, 3 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Norwood, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Mitchell Allen and Abbie L. (Gilman) Allen; married, December 2, 1897, to Clara H. Winslow (died 1924); married, November 26, 1927, to Eleanor H. Wallace.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Henry Bradbury (b. 1841) — also known as John H. Bradbury — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Webster, Worcester County, Mass., December 12, 1841. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; wool and woolen goods dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1903-06; defeated, 1910. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Bradbury and Joanna (Perry) Bradbury; married to Josephine Way.
William A. Buckingham William Alfred Buckingham (1804-1875) — also known as William A. Buckingham — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., May 28, 1804. Republican. Dry goods merchant; ingrain wool carpet manufacturer, and later of rubber goods; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1849-50, 1856-57; Governor of Connecticut, 1858-66; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1869-75; died in office 1875. Congregationalist. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., February 5, 1875 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Andrew Buckingham (1770-1850) and Joanna (Matson) Buckingham (1777-1846); married, September 27, 1830, to Eliza Ripley (1808-1868); second cousin thrice removed of Allan Percy Sill (1885-1957); third cousin of Theodore Davenport; third cousin once removed of Samuel Clesson Allen; fourth cousin of Greene Carrier Bronson and Elisha Hunt Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, James Kilbourne, William Fessenden Allen, Selah Merrill and Frederick Hobbes Allen.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Lewis C. Carpenter
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Franklin Pierce Combest (1853-1909) — also known as F. P. Combest — of Phil, Casey County, Ky. Born in Casey County, Ky., October 10, 1853. Republican. Surveyor; school teacher; banker; merchant; president, Green River Woolen Mills; member of Kentucky state house of representatives; elected 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Member, Freemasons. He and his brother Liberty Madison Combest incorporated the Green River Telephone Company. Died in Phil, Casey County, Ky., October 22, 1909 (age 56 years, 12 days). Interment at Antioch Christian Church Cemetery, Phil, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Franklin Pierce
  Eliab Alden Converse (b. 1844) — also known as E. Alden Converse — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Stafford, Tolland County, Conn., October 19, 1844. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Adeline (Young) Converse (1804-1878) and Eliab Alden Converse (1806-1871); married, January 16, 1867, to Vesta A. Bolton.
  John B. Davidson (1876-1941) — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich. Born in Oldham, Lancashire, England, March 17, 1876. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1929-30; member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1931-32; defeated, 1932. Member, Kiwanis. Died in 1941 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Hunsberger Detweiler (1893-1965) — also known as William H. Detweiler; Bill Detweiler — of Hazelton, Jerome County, Idaho. Born in Souderton, Montgomery County, Pa., January 1, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; sheep rancher; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1927-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1952 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Idaho, 1944; member of Idaho state senate, 1951-54. Member, Lions; Elks; American Legion. Died, from an aortic aneurysm, in St. Luke's Hospital, Boise, Ada County, Idaho, June 25, 1965 (age 72 years, 175 days). Interment at Twin Falls Cemetery, Twin Falls, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of David F. Detweiler (1862-1950) and Marietta Kindig (Hunsberger) Detweiler (1866-1929); married, March 20, 1915, to Bessie C. Miller; married, November 19, 1919, to Gertrude E. Homan (1895-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Charles Dickey Charles Dickey (1813-1879) — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., April 13, 1813. Wool buyer; Calhoun County Sheriff, 1844-48; village president of Marshall, Michigan, 1847; member of Michigan state senate, 1850-51, 1853-54 (5th District 1850-51, 13th District 1853-54); member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County, 1859-60; Calhoun County Probate Judge, 1873. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., January 13, 1879 (age 65 years, 275 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Dickey and Rhoda (Varnum) Dickey; married, September 6, 1836, to Mary Ann Wakeman (died 1852); married 1854 to Mary Elizabeth Moss (died 1855); married 1857 to Mary Jane Pratt (died 1864); father of Gilbert A. Dickey (Civil War soldier, killed in battle of Gettysburg, 1863).
  Image source: History of Berrien County (1877)
  Edwin Einstein (1842-1905) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 18, 1842. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1879-81; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1892; president, New River Mineral Company; director, Alabama Mineral Land Company; director, Raritan Woolen Mills; trustee, Texas Pacific Land Trust. Jewish. Died, of heart trouble, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 24, 1905 (age 62 years, 67 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lamle 'Lewis' Einstein and Judith Einstein (1818-1883); married to Fanny Hendricks; uncle of Lewis David Einstein (1877-1967).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Buell Ely (1881-1956) — also known as Joseph B. Ely — of Westfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., February 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Hampton National Bank and Trust Company; director, American Woolen Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944; Governor of Massachusetts, 1931-35. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., June 13, 1956 (age 75 years, 112 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Naomi (Buell) Ely (1852-1945) and Henry Wilson Ely (1853-1933); married, May 1, 1906, to Harriet Z. Dyson; first cousin once removed of Addison Ely; first cousin five times removed of Matthew Griswold; second cousin of William Harvey Johnson Ely (1891-1942); second cousin four times removed of Roger Griswold; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Hale Sill, Samuel George Andrews and Henry Titus Backus; fourth cousin once removed of Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton and James Levi Hotchkiss.
  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
James A. Emerson James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922) — also known as James A. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., April 25, 1865. Republican. Lumber business; woollen manufacturer; steamboat business; hotel owner; banker; member of New York state senate, 1907-18 (32nd District 1907-08, 33rd District 1909-18); as an opponent of alcohol prohibition in 1918, he was called "wringing wet" (in contrast to prohibition advocates, who were "desert dry"). Became ill, from heart disease and gastritis, while on board the steamship Porto Rico, and died soon after, in Long Island Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 31, 1922 (age 56 years, 281 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924); married to Margaret Jane McGregor (1877-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924) — also known as Louis W. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., July 25, 1857. Republican. Paper manufacturer; woollen manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1888, 1896, 1904 (alternate), 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1890-93; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1899-1903. Died in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., June 10, 1924 (age 66 years, 321 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922); married 1905 to Ella A. Fuller (1856-1924).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Fink (b. 1840) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Bavaria, Germany, September 7, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; dealer in wool, hides, and furs; real estate business; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1876-77; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 1st Wisconsin District, 1889-1909; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1916. German ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Engelhart Fink and Catherine (Dielmann) Fink; married, May 13, 1866, to Catherine Strieff (died 1883); married, September 12, 1883, to Rosa Blankenhorn.
  Joseph Edward Fletcher (1866-1924) — also known as Joseph E. Fletcher; "The Colonel" — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Bradford, England, June 9, 1866. Republican. Head of the Coronet Worsted Company of Mapleville, R.I., the Plainfield Worsted Company of Plainfield, Conn., the Central Yarn Company, of Central Valley, Conn., and the Allentown Woolen Company of Wickford, R.I. Was also president of the American Association of Woolen and Worsted Manufacturers; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1900, 1908; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1908. Died on board the yacht Juniata, at Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., September 28, 1924 (age 58 years, 111 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) — also known as Charles R. Flint; "Father of Trusts" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Thomaston, Knox County, Maine, January 24, 1850. Shipping business; shipowner; financier; Consul for Chile in New York, N.Y., 1877-79; Consul-General for Costa Rica in New York, N.Y., 1891-96; in the 1890s, he consolidated groups of smaller companies to form large corporations or "trusts": U.S. Rubber (1892); American Chicle (chewing gum) (1899); American Woolen (1899); founder, in 1911, of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company, which later became International Busines Machines (IBM). Died, in his room at the Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C., February 26, 1934 (age 84 years, 33 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn Park, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Chapman Flint (1813-1891) and Sarah (Toby) Flint; married, November 21, 1883, to Emma Katherine 'E. Kate' Simmons (1850-1926); married, July 28, 1927, to Charlotte Reeves (1890-1967).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles V. Fornes Charles Vincent Fornes (1847-1929) — also known as Charles V. Fornes — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Williamsville, Erie County, N.Y., January 22, 1847. Democrat. Woolen merchant; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1907-13; defeated (Gold Democratic), 1896. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 22, 1929 (age 82 years, 120 days). Interment at United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, November 11, 1898, to Dora Lyde.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
  Louis Bertrand Goodall (1851-1935) — also known as Louis B. Goodall — of Sanford, York County, Maine. Born in Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H., September 23, 1851. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; officer of railroads and power companies; president, Sanford National Bank; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1917-21. Unitarian. Died in Sanford, York County, Maine, June 26, 1935 (age 83 years, 276 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Goodall and Ruth (Waterhouse) Goodall; married, July 21, 1877, to Rose V. Goodwin (1854-1894).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James McKinley Graeff (1862-1908) — also known as James M. Graeff — of Westport, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 18, 1862. Republican. Importer and dealer in wool; president of a boot and shoe company; creamery business; farmer; member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1901-04. Member, Freemasons. Died in Westport, Essex County, N.Y., February 22, 1908 (age 45 years, 96 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Westport, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1887 to Frances A. Evans (1859-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Addison Loomis Green (1862-1942) — also known as Addison L. Green — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 23, 1862. Lawyer; archaeologist; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1894; became involved in the textile business; vice-president, Association of Woolen Manufacturers of America; studied archeological sites in Spain and France with Charles G. Dawes, 1930. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died June 24, 1942 (age 79 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson Green and Alvira Eunice (Loomis) Green; married 1890 to Maud Ingersoll Bennett (died 1901); married 1911 to Gertrude Metcalf; father of Addison Bennett Green (born 1891; who married Margaret A. Oldham (1896?-?)) and Marshall Green.
  Joseph Ridgway Grundy (1863-1961) — also known as Joseph R. Grundy — of Bristol, Bucks County, Pa. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., January 13, 1863. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900, 1908, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1936, 1944; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1929-30. Quaker. Died in 1961 (age about 98 years). Interment at Beechwood Cemetery, Hulmeville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Grundy and Mary Lamb (Ridgway) Grundy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Elias Hull (1843-1911) — also known as Samuel E. Hull — of Millbury, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Millbury, Worcester County, Mass., August 12, 1843. Republican. Cotton and wool dealer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Worcester District, 1905-06. Died, from stomach cancer, in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., May 18, 1911 (age 67 years, 279 days). Interment at Millbury Central Cemetery, Millbury, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Hull (1806-1871) and Meriam Hull; married, May 8, 1866, to Jane E. Gay; married, June 5, 1905, to Mary F. (Cole) Bowen (1845-1915).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oscar Anthony Iasigi (1846-1884) — also known as Oscar Iasigi — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., October 18, 1846. Importer and exporter; treasurer, Vassalboro woolen mills; Vice-Consul for Turkey in Boston, Mass., 1871-77; Consul-General for Turkey in Boston, Mass., 1877-84. Armenian and French ancestry. Perished in the wreck of the steamship SS City of Columbus, which hit a reef and sank, in Vineyard Sound, January 18, 1884 (age 37 years, 92 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Iasigi (1800-1877) and Eulalie (Loir) Iasigi (1821-1883); brother of Joseph Andrew Iasigi; father of Nora Iasigi (who married William Marshall Bullitt).
  Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Louis Jalbert (b. 1885) — also known as Eugene L. Jalbert — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Arctic, West Warwick, Kent County, R.I., April 20, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; general counsel, Woonsocket Spinning Co., Verdun Manufacturing Co. (textile mill), Lafayette Worsted Spinning Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1936. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Jalbert and Julie (Danis) Jalbert; married, November 28, 1912, to Nathalie H. Moreau.
  Thomas Benjamin Kay (1864-1931) — also known as Thomas B. Kay — of Marion County, Ore. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., February 28, 1864. Republican. Woolens company executive; Oregon state treasurer, 1911-19, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Died in Salem, Marion County, Ore., April 28, 1931 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at City View Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Edward Keeney (1849-1923) — also known as George E. Keeney — of Somersville, Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Born in South Manchester, Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., March 22, 1849. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate 24th District, 1889-90, 1893-94; president, Hartford Life Insurance Company, 1899; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Died in Somersville, Somers, Tolland County, Conn., October 4, 1923 (age 74 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rockwell Keeney and Leonora Keeney; married 1873 to Ellen Denison; uncle of Ralph Denison Keeney (who married Julia Allen) and R. Leland Keeney (1883-1963); granduncle of Robert L. Keeney, Jr..
  Political family: Keeney family of Somers, Connecticut.
  Amos Adams Lawrence (1814-1886) — also known as Amos A. Lawrence — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 31, 1814. Owner, Ipswich Mills, maker of cotton and woollen goods; abolitionist; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1858 (American), 1860 (Constitutional Union). Episcopalian. Died in Nahant, Essex County, Mass., August 22, 1886 (age 72 years, 22 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Lawrence (1786-1852) and Sarah (Richards) Lawrence (1790-1819); married, March 31, 1842, to Sarah Elizabeth Appleton (1822-1891; daughter of William Appleton); father of Susan Mason Lawrence (1852-1923; who married William Caleb Loring); nephew of Luther Lawrence and Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855); great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; second great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall; first cousin of Samuel Abbott Green; third cousin twice removed of Charles Moore Bancroft; fourth cousin of Alonzo M. Garcelon; fourth cousin once removed of John Albion Andrew, Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden, Winfield Scott Holden and Alonzo Marston Garcelon.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The city of Lawrence, Kansas, is named for him.  — Lawrence University, in Appleton, Wisconsin, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Robert Lawton (1858-1937) — also known as George R. Lawton — of Tiverton, Newport County, R.I. Born in Tiverton, Newport County, R.I., December 31, 1858. Republican. Accountant; auditor, American Woolen Company, Douglas Shoe Company; member of Rhode Island state senate from Tiverton, 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Tiverton, Newport County, R.I., November 14, 1937 (age 78 years, 318 days). Interment at Island Cemetery, Newport, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Turner Lawton (1817-1893) and Elizabeth Tillinghast (Harris) Lawton (1831-1904); married 1899 to Calista Church (1869-1941); second cousin five times removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Henry Littlefield (1829-1893) — also known as Alfred H. Littlefield — of Lincoln, Providence County, R.I. Born in Scituate, Providence County, R.I., April 2, 1829. Republican. Dry goods merchant; thread and yarn manufacturer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1876-77; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1878-79; Governor of Rhode Island, 1880-83; president, First National Bank of Pawtucket; president, Pawtucket Gas Company; president, Pawtucket Street Railway. Died in Central Falls, Providence County, R.I., December 21, 1893 (age 64 years, 263 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of John Littlefield (1798-1847) and Deborah (Himes) Littlefield (1798-1891); married, February 9, 1853, to Rebecca Jane Northup (1833-1910); fourth cousin of George Washington Greene; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Burrows, Jared Lewis Rathbone, Charles Stetson and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Luebke (b. 1906) — of West Allis, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., April 28, 1906. Democrat. Electrician; woolen mill superintendent; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1941-44, 1955-60 (Milwaukee County 3rd District 1941-44, Milwaukee County 23rd District 1955-60); defeated (Progressive), 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Pierre Mali (1856-1923) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Verviers, Belgium, August 19, 1856. Woollen manufacturer; importing business; Vice-Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1889-99; Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1899-1901; Honorary Consul-General for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1921. Belgian ancestry. Died in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., October 4, 1923 (age 67 years, 46 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Jules Mali; married, April 30, 1892, to Frances Johnston (1857-1928); father of John Taylor Johnston Mali and Gertrude Mali (1894-1984; who married Douglas Maxwell Moffat (1881-1956)); grandson of Henry William Theodore Mali; grandnephew of Charles Mali.
  Political family: Mali family of New York City, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hollie Brockenborough McCormac (1875-1937) — also known as H. B. McCormac — of Winchester, Va. Born in Frederick County, Va., December 27, 1875. Republican. Woolen mill manager; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1936. Died in Winchester, Va., December 11, 1937 (age 61 years, 349 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John B. McCormac (1832-1896) and Sarah Margaret (Anderson) McCormac (1851-1896); married 1911 to Gertrude May Adams (1882-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Homer McGraw (1856-1915) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in New Baltimore, Macomb County, Mich., January 22, 1856. Republican. Wool business; wholesale tobacco business; fire insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1915; died in office 1915. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 26, 1915 (age 59 years, 4 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard McGraw and Jane (Chapman) McGraw; brother of William T. McGraw (1868-?); married, October 1, 1884, to Anna Anthony.
  Andrew James McShane (1865-1936) — also known as Andrew J. McShane — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 2, 1865. Democrat. Wholesale hides and wool business; mayor of New Orleans, La., 1920-25. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., April 17, 1936 (age 71 years, 106 days). Entombed at Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard McShane and Rosa (Fitzpatrick) McShane; married, April 4, 1918, to Agnes Bruns (1864-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jesse Houghton Metcalf (1860-1942) — also known as Jesse H. Metcalf — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 16, 1860. President of a woolen manufacturing company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1889-91, 1907; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1924-37; defeated (Republican), 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of Republican National Committee from Rhode Island, 1935-40. Unitarian. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 9, 1942 (age 81 years, 327 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Married to Harriet Deshon Thurston (1862-1903) and Lydia Dexter Sharpe; father of Cornelia Metcalf (who married Frederic Holdrege Bontecou (1893-1959)).
  Political families: Blodgett-Whedon family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Howard V. Morgan (1914-2012) — of Monmouth, Polk County, Ore. Born in Tillamook, Tillamook County, Ore., January 22, 1914. Democrat. Sheep rancher; gravel contractor; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate for Oregon commissioner of labor, 1950; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1952, 1956; Oregon Democratic state chair, 1952-56; Oregon Public Utility Commissioner, 1957-59; member, Federal Power Commission, 1961-63; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1966. Died in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore., April 14, 2012 (age 98 years, 83 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Rosina Corbett.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Mitchell Morgan (1870-1935) — also known as William M. Morgan — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Licking County, Ohio, August 1, 1870. Republican. In carriage and implement business; later in wool and grain business; president, Central Ohio Foundry Company; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1921-31. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in 1935 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James M. Morgan and Mary Eleanor Morgan; married, May 1, 1903, to Jennie Legg.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Richard Olney II (1871-1939) — of Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., January 5, 1871. Democrat. Wool merchant; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 14th District, 1915-21; defeated, 1920. Died in 1939 (age about 68 years). Interment at Cherry Valley Cemetery, Leicester, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Paine (1799-1853) — of Northfield, Washington County, Vt. Born in Williamstown, Orange County, Vt., April 15, 1799. Whig. Woollen manufacturer; hotelier; merchant; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1828-29; delegate to Whig National Convention from Vermont, 1839 (Convention Secretary); Governor of Vermont, 1841-43; railroad builder. Died, from dysentery, in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., July 6, 1853 (age 54 years, 82 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Paine (1757-1842).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Freeman F. Patten Freeman Fremont Patten (1856-1937) — also known as Freeman F. Patten — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Somers, Tolland County, Conn., November 3, 1856. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; bank director; warden (borough president) of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, 1904; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1905-06; Connecticut state treasurer, 1907-11. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn., November 8, 1937 (age 81 years, 5 days). Interment at Stafford Springs Cemetery, Stafford Springs, Stafford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Lily Daisy Welch (1868-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Isaac L. Pearl (b. 1832) — of Johnson, Lamoille County, Vt. Born in Milton, Chittenden County, Vt., 1832. Woollen manufacturer; probate judge in Vermont, 1870-71; Lamoille County Commissioner, 1874-77; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Johnson, 1888. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  David Petrikin (1788-1847) — of Danville, Montour County, Pa. Born in Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa., December 1, 1788. Democrat. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; woolen mill operator; Columbia County Prothonotary, 1821; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1820; postmaster at Danville, Pa., 1834-37; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 15th District, 1837-41. Died in Catawissa, Columbia County, Pa., March 1, 1847 (age 58 years, 90 days). Interment at Petrikin Cemetery, Danville, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1779-1846) — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., 1779. Shipowner; importer and exporter; investor and stockholder in cotton and woolen mills and railroads; financier; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1820. Died November 4, 1846 (age about 67 years). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Pickman (1748-1815) and Eliza (Leavitt) Pickman (1759-1782); married, September 6, 1810, to Catherine Saunders (1785-1846; sister-in-law of Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845)); grandnephew of Timothy Pickering; first cousin of Benjamin Pickman, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Benjamin Toppan Pickman; first cousin twice removed of George Bailey Loring; first cousin thrice removed of George Peabody Wetmore; first cousin four times removed of Maude Alice Keteltas Wetmore; second cousin once removed of John Wingate Weeks (1781-1853); second cousin twice removed of John Gardner Coolidge and Augustus Peabody Gardner; second cousin thrice removed of John Lee Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979), Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall, John Lee Saltonstall, Jr. and William Amory Gardner Minot; second cousin five times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall and John Forbes Kerry; third cousin once removed of John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926); third cousin twice removed of Charles Sinclair Weeks; fourth cousin of John Albion Andrew (1818-1867); fourth cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger, Isaac Libbey, John Forrester Andrew and Henry Hersey Andrew.
  Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Pilling (1830-1900) — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Born in Chowbent, Lancashire (now Atherton, Greater Manchester), England, March 6, 1830. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 9th District, 1899-1900; died in office 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1884, 1896; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1891-94. English ancestry. Died in Newark, New Castle County, Del., November 8, 1900 (age 70 years, 247 days). Interment at Head of Christiana Church Cemetery, Newark, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Pilling (c.1803-1889) and Susan (Bradshaw) Pilling; married 1851 to Elizabeth B. Kelley (died 1873); married 1877 to Ellen Glenn.
  Richard Thomas Pilling (1864-1951) — also known as Richard T. Pilling — of Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del. Born in Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del., 1864. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 8th District, 1901-02; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., April 1, 1951 (age about 86 years). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Pilling and Mary E. R. (Vandergrift) Pilling; married, November 26, 1888, to Emily A. Miller (1867-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Aram J. Pothier (1854-1928) — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Quebec, July 26, 1854. Republican. Banker; officer of Guerin Spinning Co., Alsace Worsted Co., Montrose Woolen Co., and Rosemont Dyeing Co.; treasurer, Woonsocket Hospital; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1887-88; mayor of Woonsocket, R.I., 1894-95; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1897-98; Governor of Rhode Island, 1909-15, 1925-28; died in office 1928; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1916. Catholic. Member, American Bankers Association. Died February 3, 1928 (age 73 years, 192 days). Interment at Precious Blood Cemetery, Blackstone, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Jules Pothier and Domiltilde (Dallaire) Pothier; married 1902 to Françoise de Charmigny.
Daniel L. Quirk Daniel Lace Quirk (1818-1910) — also known as Daniel L. Quirk — of Belleville, Wayne County, Mich.; Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill.; Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Isle of Man, June 15, 1818. Democrat. Wayne County Auditor, 1852-54; postmaster at Belleville, Mich., 1853-54; hotelier; co-founder and later president, First National Bank of Ypsilanti, the first national bank incorporated in Washtenaw County; he and others organized the Ypsilanti Woolen Manufacturing Company, which later became the Ypsilanti Underwear Company; founder and president, Peninsular Paper Company; railroad builder. Manx ancestry. Died in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 3, 1910 (age 92 years, 171 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Quirk and Ann (Lace) Quirk; married, September 5, 1843, to Nancy Scott (1822-1850); married, November 16, 1852, to Priscilla Frain (1832-1914).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)
  Thomas Leavens Renton (b. 1844) — also known as Thomas L. Renton — Born in England, March 2, 1844. Wool merchant; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Bradford, 1883-1914. Burial location unknown.
  Robert Fleming Rich (1883-1968) — also known as Robert F. Rich — of Woolrich, Clinton County, Pa. Born in Woolrich, Clinton County, Pa., June 23, 1883. Republican. General manager and treasurer, Woolrich Woolen Mills; president, State Bank of Avis; director, secretary, treasurer, Chatham Water Co.; director, treasurer, Pierce Manufacturing Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1952, 1956; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1930-43, 1945-51 (16th District 1930-43, 15th District 1945-51). Methodist. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died April 28, 1968 (age 84 years, 310 days). Interment at Woolrich Cemetery, Woolrich, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Michael B. Rich and Ida B. Rich; married 1911 to Julia Trump.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Addison Russell (1852-1902) — also known as Charles A. Russell — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., March 2, 1852. Republican. Newspaper editor; woollen manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1883; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1884; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1885-87; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1887-1902; died in office 1902. Died in Killingly, Windham County, Conn., October 23, 1902 (age 50 years, 235 days). Interment at High Street Cemetery, Dayville, Killingly, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Parley Asa Russell (1838-1916) — also known as Parley A. Russell — of Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., June 13, 1838. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Member, Freemasons. Died February 26, 1916 (age 77 years, 258 days). Interment at Mahaiwe Cemetery, Great Barrington, Mass.
  Relatives: Married, December 13, 1870, to Celeste Stanley Gilbert (1845-1932).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Richard Sawday (b. 1849) — also known as Frederick R. Sawday — of San Diego County, Calif.; Ensenada, Baja California. Born in Sidmouth, England, July 29, 1849. Naturalized U.S. citizen; sheep raiser; merchant; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Ensenada, 1911-14; U.S. Consular Agent in Ensenada, as of 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Henry Sawyer (1840-1908) — also known as Charles H. Sawyer — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., March 30, 1840. Republican. Superintendent, later president, Sawyer Woolen Mills; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1869-70, 1876-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884; Governor of New Hampshire, 1887-89. Died January 18, 1908 (age 67 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Sawyer and Martha (Perkins) Sawyer; married, February 8, 1865, to Susan Ellen Cowan.
  Sabin L. Sayles (1827-1891) — of Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Born in Burrillville, Providence County, R.I., 1827. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1868, 1872. Died in 1891 (age about 64 years). Interment at High Street Cemetery, Dayville, Killingly, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Sayles (1794-1866) and Asenath (Cook) Sayles (1795-1865); fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Earl Bowen (1801-1878).
  Political family: Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Winfield Aldrich Schuster (1906-1983) — also known as Winfield A. Schuster — of East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass. Born in East Douglas, Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., July 17, 1906. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 7th District, 1932-36; appointed 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member, Elks; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, of leukemia, November, 1983 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Douglas, Mass.
Charles H. Silver Charles H. Silver (c.1886-1984) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Romania, about 1886. Democrat. Vice-president, American Woolens Company; president, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1947-84 president, New York City Board of Education, 1955-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952. Jewish. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 24, 1984 (age about 98 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Times, August 25, 1984
  Joseph Orvill Smith (b. 1843) — also known as Joseph O. Smith — of Chile. Born in Rhode Island, August 12, 1843. Woollen manufacturer; railroad builder; flour mill business; mining business; U.S. Consular Agent in Talcahuano, 1895-1918. Burial location unknown.
  Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995) — also known as Margaret Chase — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, December 14, 1897. Republican. School teacher; business executive for Maine Telephone & Telegraph Co., for a country newspaper, and for the Cummings Woolen Co.; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1930-36; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1940-49; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1949-73; defeated, 1972; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1964. Female. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1989. Died May 29, 1995 (age 97 years, 166 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Margaret Chase Smith Library, Skowhegan, Maine.
  Relatives: Daughter of George Emery Chase and Carrie (Murray) Chase; married, May 14, 1930, to Clyde Harold Smith (1876-1940).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Margaret Chase Smith: Janann Sherman, No Place for a Woman : A Life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith — Eric R. Crouse, An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972
  Victor Ira Spear (1852-1930) — also known as Victor I. Spear — of Braintree, Orange County, Vt. Born in Braintree, Orange County, Vt., September 20, 1852. Republican. Farmer; sheep breeder; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Braintree, 1880; member of Vermont state senate from Orange County, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Randolph, Orange County, Vt., July 13, 1930 (age 77 years, 296 days). Interment at Randolph Center Cemetery, Randolph Center, Randolph, Vt.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Augustine Sterling (1876-1957) — also known as Frederick A. Sterling — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y.; Texas. Born in Lake City, Wabasha County, Minn., August 13, 1876. Cattle ranch manager; woollen manufacturer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Ireland, 1927-34; Bulgaria, 1933-36; Sweden, 1938-41. Died in 1957 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ralph Smith Taintor (1811-1892) — also known as Ralph S. Taintor — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 13, 1811. Republican. Farmer; wool commission merchant; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1857. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., October 22, 1892 (age 80 years, 344 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Colchester, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, June 2, 1834, to Phoebe Higgins Lord (1814-1890); father of Charles Newhall Taintor (1840-1920); first cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin of John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin of DeGrasse Maltby and Henry Taintor; third cousin twice removed of Samuel DeWitt Maltby and Benjamin Josiah Maltby; fourth cousin of Calvin Frisbie; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong and Asa H. Otis.
  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
  Albert Edward Waite (1873-1937) — also known as Albert E. Waite — of Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., April 9, 1873. Accountant for a woolen mill; mayor of Rockville, Conn., 1930-33. English ancestry. Died in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., 1937 (age about 64 years). Interment at Grove Hill Cemetery, Rockville, Vernon, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Waite (1848-1923) and Eliza (Howell) Waite (1849-1930); married 1910 to Dorothea Marie Abbey (1883-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Edwin Walbridge (b. 1878) — also known as Herbert E. Walbridge — of Enfield, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, September 27, 1878. Republican. Wool percher; postmaster; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Enfield; elected 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Evelyn (Webster) Walbridge (born 1857) and Herbert Hiram Walbridge (1856-1932); second cousin five times removed of Ebenezer William Walbridge and Henry Sanford Walbridge (1801-1869).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
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