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  William Hackel (born c.1942) — Born about 1942. Macomb County Sheriff, 1977-2000; charged in November 1999 of raping a 26-year-old woman at a sheriffs' convention; tried and convicted in April 2000, and sentenced to three to fifteen years in prison. Still living as of 2000.
  Louis Francis Haffen (1854-1935) — also known as Louis F. Haffen; "Father of the Bronx" — of Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., November 6, 1854. Democrat. Civil engineer; engineer, New York City Department of Parks, 1883-93; commissioner of street improvement in Annexed Territory (Bronx), 1893-98; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1898-1909; removed 1909; removed from office by Gov. Charles Evans Hughes over maladministration charges, 1909; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1915; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Member, Royal Arcanum; Tammany Hall. Died, from arteriosclerosis, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 25, 1935 (age 81 years, 49 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mathias Haffen and Catharine (Hayes) Haffen; married 1886 to Caroline Kurz.
  Haffen Park, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Frank Hague (1876-1956) — also known as "Sphinx of Jersey City"; "The Boss"; "The Leader" — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 17, 1876. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1932; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1917-47; member of Democratic National Committee from New Jersey, 1922-52; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1929-39; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Powerful leader of Hudson County Democratic "machine"; famously quoted as declaring "I am the law!" Indicted for various crimes but never convicted. Died, from complications of bronchitis and asthma, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 1, 1956 (age 79 years, 349 days). Entombed at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Hague and Maragaret (Fagen) Hague; married, April 15, 1903, to Jennie W. Warner; uncle of Frank Hague Eggers (1901-1954).
  Opposition slogan (1939): "Home rule, not Hague rule."
  Books about Frank Hague: Richard J. Connors, A Cycle of Power : The Career of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague — Gerald Leinwand, Mackerels in the Moonlight : Four Corrupt American Mayors
  Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889-1951) — also known as E. Haldeman-Julius; Emanuel Julius — of Girard, Crawford County, Kan. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 30, 1889. Socialist. Author; editor of the Socialist newspaper Appeal to Reason; founder of Haldeman-Julius Publications, publisher of many five-cent paperback books, called "Little Blue Books"; there were more than 6,000 titles, mostly literature, biography, self-improvement, and other educational topics, to make them widely accessible to the public; all together, from 1919 to 1951, over 500 million copies were printed and sold; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1932; indicted by a federal grand jury in March, 1950 for income tax evasion; tried and convicted in April, 1951; sentenced to six months in prison, and fined $12,500; released pending appeal. Jewish; later Agnostic. Drowned in his swimming pool, in Girard, Crawford County, Kan., July 31, 1951 (age 62 years, 1 days). Possibly suicide, but the coroner ruled his death to be accidental. Interment at Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of David Julius and Elizabeth (Zamost) Julius; married, June 1, 1916, to Anna Marcet Haldeman (1887-1941; author, editor, playwright; niece of Jane Addams; granddaughter of John Huy Addams (1822-1881)); married 1942 to Susan Haney.
  Political family: Addams-Haldeman family of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raleigh P. Hale (1883-1931) — of East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., June 6, 1883. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; mayor of East Chicago, Ind., 1926-30; resigned 1930; in 1929, accused of protecting vice as mayor, he and 18 others, including the East Chicago police chief and the reputed business agent for gangster Al Capone were charged in federal court with conspiracy to violate liquor prohibition laws; convicted in January 1930, and sentenced to two years in prison; on appeal, a new trial was ordered. Member, American Legion. Died suddenly, from dilated cardiomyopathy, in East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., December 1, 1931 (age 48 years, 178 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Ind.
  Relatives: Married, September 9, 1913, to Harriet Phillips.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Abraham Oakey Hall (1826-1898) — also known as A. Oakey Hall; "Elegant Oakey" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 26, 1826. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1869-72; indicted and tried in 1871-73 on charges of covering up corruption during his mayoralty; acquitted. Presbyterian; later Catholic. English, Welsh, and French ancestry. Died, of heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1898 (age 72 years, 73 days). Entombed at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Hall (b. 1930) — of Tulsa County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., October 20, 1930. Democrat. Lawyer; Tulsa County District Attorney, 1962-66; law professor; Governor of Oklahoma, 1971-75; defeated in primary, 1966, 1974. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Shriners. Indicted in 1975 on extortion and conspiracy charges; later convicted, sentenced to three years in prison, and served 19 months; disbarred in 1978. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Hall; married to Jo Evans.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Gus Hall (1910-2000) — also known as Arvo Kustaa Halberg — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio; Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn., October 8, 1910. Communist. Steelworker; union organizer and one of the leaders of the steelworkers' strike in 1937; candidate for mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, 1937; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; indicted in 1948, and convicted in 1949, under the Smith Act, of conspiring to teach the violent overthrow of the U.S. government; fled to Mexico; arrested in 1951 and sent back; spent eight years in prison; candidate for President of the United States, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984. Finnish ancestry. Died, of complications from diabetes, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 2000 (age 90 years, 5 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1935 to Elizabeth Turner.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John Hicklin Hall (1854-1937) — also known as John H. Hall — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Multnomah County, Ore., July 17, 1854. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1891-92; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1897-1904. Removed from office as district attorney; tried and convicted in 1905 on land fraud charges; later pardoned by President Taft. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 27, 1937 (age 83 years, 10 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Father of John Hubert Hall (1899-1970); second cousin of Louis Blasdel Ewbank.
  Political family: Hall family of Oregon.
  Lawrence Washington Hall (1819-1863) — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Born in Lake County, Ohio, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1852-57; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1857-59; defeated, 1858. Imprisoned for alleged disloyalty to the Union in 1862. Died of a lung hemorrhage, Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, January 18, 1863 (age about 43 years). Original interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio; reinterment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Vincent Hallinan Vincent Hallinan (1896-1992) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., December 16, 1896. Progressive. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; innovator in courtroom tactics; defense attorney for longshoreman union leader Harry Bridges, who had been accused of being a Communist; jailed six months for contempt of court in 1952; candidate for President of the United States, 1952; indicted in 1953 on income tax evasion charges; convicted and sentenced to 18 months in prison. Irish ancestry. Died in San Francisco, Calif., October 2, 1992 (age 95 years, 291 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1932 to Vivian Moore (1910-1999).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: The Militant, December 8, 1958
  Joseph F. Hambitzer — of Michigan. Michigan state treasurer, 1893-94. Removed from office as state treasurer, March 20, 1894. Burial location unknown.
Abdul Hamid Sufi Abdul Hamid (1903-1938) — also known as Abdul Hamid; Eugene Brown; "The Black Hitler"; "The Harlem Hitler"; "Bishop Amiru-Al-Mu-Minim Sufi Abdul Hamid" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., January 6, 1903. Self-styled cleric; labor leader; claimed to be from Egypt or Sudan; wore a turban and a green velvet cloak with gold braid; led picketing of stores in Harlem whose proprietors refused to hire African-American employees; conducted street rallies in Harlem where he denounced Jews; said he was "the only one fit to carry on the war against the Jews"; Americo-Spanish candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1933; arrested in october 1934; tried and found guilty on misdemeanor charges of making a public speech without a permit, and selling books without a license, and sentenced to ten days in jail; later suspected of inciting the 1935 riot in Harlem, which led to injunctions against his activities; in January 1938, his estranged wife, Stephanie St. Clair, ambushed him outside his house, and shot at him five times, but he was not seriously hurt; founded the Buddhist Universal Holy Temple of Tranquility. Buddhist or Muslim. African ancestry. Killed, along with his pilot, when his Cessna J-5 airplane ran out of fuel and crashed near Wantagh, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., July 30, 1938 (age 35 years, 205 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: New York Times, August 1, 1938
  Robert Ray Hamilton (1851-1890) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1881, 1886-89; in July 1889, while staying in Atlantic City, he was caught in a national scandal, after his wife, Eva, stabbed a nurse; she was arrested and tried; it came out that Eva was still married to another man, that she had bought a baby for $10 and told Hamilton he was the father, to induce him to marry her; when this was publicized, Hamilton sued for divorce; as the case dragged on, he moved to Wyoming to help a friend establish a hotel. While on a hunting trip, he drowned while attempting to ford the Snake River, in Uinta County (part now in Teton County), Wyo., August 23, 1890 (age 39 years, 158 days). Original interment somewhere in Teton County, Wyo.; reinterment in 1892 at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Schuyler Hamilton (1822-1903) and Cornelia (Ray) Hamilton (1829-1867); grandnephew of James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878); great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton; great-grandnephew of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second great-grandson of Philip John Schuyler; second great-grandnephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; third great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); fourth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt; fifth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston the Elder; first cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer; first cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Henry Walter Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Clarkson; third cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; third cousin thrice removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, James Adams Ekin, John Jacob Astor III, Charles Ludlow Livingston and Bronson Murray Cutting.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  D. Judson Hammond (b. 1841) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in 1841. Republican. Banker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1897-1900. Convicted in 1903 of soliciting a bribe of $500 to defeat a bill opposed by wholesale grocers; sentenced to two years in prison or a $2,000 fine. Burial location unknown.
  Cornelius Hanford (1849-1926) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Van Buren County, Iowa, April 21, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member Washington territorial council, 1877; member of Washington territorial House of Representatives, 1889-90; U.S. District Judge for Washington, 1890-1905; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Washington, 1905-12; resigned 1912. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Resigned as judge under threat of impeachment, 1912. Died in 1926 (age about 77 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Hanford and Abby J. (Holgate) Hanford; married, November 15, 1875, to Clara M. Baldwin.
  Richard Thomas Hanna (1914-2001) — also known as Richard T. Hanna; "The Little Leprechaun" — of Fullerton, Orange County, Calif.; Anaheim, Orange County, Calif. Born in Kemmerer, Lincoln County, Wyo., June 9, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1956-62; while in the Assembly, he helped bring about the establishment of the University of California at Irvine and California State University at Fullerton; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 34th District, 1963-74; resigned 1974. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions; Elks. In the 1970s, he received payments of about $200,000 from Korean businessman Tongsun Park in what became known as the "Koreagate" influence buying scandal; pleaded guilty; sentenced to 6-30 months in federal prison; served one year. Died in Tryon, Polk County, N.C., June 9, 2001 (age 87 years, 0 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Atlantic Ocean.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Allen Hannegan (1807-1859) — also known as Edward A. Hannegan — of Covington, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, June 25, 1807. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1832-33, 1841-42; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1833-37; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1843-49; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1849-50. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. In May, 1852, during a drunken argument, he stabbed his brother-in-law, Captain Duncan, who died the next day. Died from overdose of morphine (probably suicide), in St. Louis, Mo., February 25, 1859 (age 51 years, 245 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Vernon Hansen (1930-2014) — also known as George V. Hansen — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Tetonia, Teton County, Idaho, September 14, 1930. Republican. Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1962 (primary), 1968, 1972 (primary); U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1965-69, 1975-85. Mormon. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Kiwanis. Convicted in 1984 of failing to include four transactions on federal disclosure forms; sentenced to 15 months in prison and fined $40,000; reprimanded by the U.S. House; his conviction was reversed in 1995. Died in Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, August 14, 2014 (age 83 years, 334 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  John M. Hansford (c.1800-1844) — of Texas. Born about 1800. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1838-40; judge of Texas Republic, 1840-42. Resigned as judge in 1842 while being impeached over his handling of a trial arising out of the "Regulator-Moderator War" in East Texas. Killed by members of the Regulators who had seized his home, in Texas, 1844 (age about 44 years). Burial location unknown.
  Hansford County, Tex. is named for him.
  William Lloyd Harding (1877-1934) — also known as William L. Harding — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa, October 3, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1907-13; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1913-17; Governor of Iowa, 1917-21. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Censured by legislature over pardons scandal, and left office in disgrace in 1921. Died December 17, 1934 (age 57 years, 75 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of O. B. Harding and Emalyn (Moyer) Harding; married, January 7, 1907, to Carrie M. Lamoreux.
  James Henderson Hargis (1862-1908) — also known as James H. Hargis; "Big Jim" — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., October 13, 1862. Democrat. County judge in Kentucky, 1890; member of Kentucky Democratic State Central Committee, 1899-1907. Tried and acquitted for the 1902-03 murders of J. B. Marcum and two others, but found liable for plotting the killings in a 1904 civil suit for money damages by surviving family members. Shot and killed by his son, Beech Hargis, in the Hargis Brothers general store, Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., February 6, 1908 (age 45 years, 116 days). Interment at Hargis Family Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Seldon Hargis; brother of Alexander Hamilton Hargis (1859-1943); grandnephew of John Louis Hargis; first cousin of Thomas Frazier Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  John Louis Hargis (1802-1886) — also known as "Bally John" — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky.; Morehead, Rowan County, Ky. Born in Washington County, Va., March 4, 1802. Lawyer; Breathitt County Court Clerk; removed from office as Court Clerk, 1846, over unspecified charges against him; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1855-57. Died in Morehead, Rowan County, Ky., April 2, 1886 (age 84 years, 29 days). Interment somewhere in Morehead, Ky.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Archibald Calloway Cope (1828-1907); father of Thomas Frazier Hargis; uncle of John Seldon Hargis; granduncle of Alexander Hamilton Hargis and James Henderson Hargis.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  George Oscar Harma (1905-1977) — also known as George O. Harma — of Atlantic Mine, Houghton County, Mich. Born in Baltic Mine, Houghton County, Mich., November 5, 1905. Democrat. School teacher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County 2nd District, 1935-44; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1944; implicated as co-conspirator in a legislative branch banking bribery case in 1946; given immunity from prosecution in return for his testimony. Finnish ancestry. Member, Pi Delta Epsilon. Died in 1977 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Oscar Harma and Mary Susanna (Fjader) Harma.
  Arthur Cyprian Harper (1866-1948) — also known as Arthur C. Harper — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., 1866. Democrat. Hardware business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1906-09; resigned 1909; resigned from office as mayor under threat of recall over corruption scandals. Died in Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 25, 1948 (age about 82 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Gwinn Harris (1805-1895) — also known as Benjamin G. Harris — of Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Md. Born near Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Md., December 13, 1805. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1832-33, 1836, 1849, 1856, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1863-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864. Tried and convicted of harboring Confederate soldiers; sentenced to three years' imprisonment; sentence remitted by President Johnson. Died near Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, Md., April 4, 1895 (age 89 years, 112 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, St. Mary's County, Md.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Caleb Harrison — of Illinois. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1916; jailed in Homestead, Pennsylvania in 1916 for making a radical speech. Burial location unknown.
  Gary Warren Hart (b. 1936) — also known as Gary Hart; Gary Warren Hartpence — of Denver, Colo. Born in Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan., November 28, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1975-87; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1984, 1988; his presidential campaign was derailed in 1987 by the scandal over disclosure of an extramarital affair with model Donna Rice. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Riley Hartpence and Nina (Pritchard) Hartpence; married 1958 to Oletha 'Lee' Ludwig and Lee Hart (1932?-).
  Cross-reference: Tod J. Kaufman
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Gary Hart: Right from the Start; A Chronicle of the McGovern Campaign — The Fourth Power: A Grand Strategy for the United States in the Twenty-First Century (2004) — Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st-Century America (2002) — Patriot (1998)
  Jack Harvard (b. 1946) — of Plano, Collin County, Tex. Born October 23, 1946. Republican. Banker; mayor of Plano, Tex., 1982-90; candidate in primary for Texas state senate 2nd District, 1992. Indicted in August 1995, along with David B. McCall, Jr. and others, on federal bank fraud charges relating to $25 million in loans; pleaded guilty in September 1996 to one count of providing false information on one loan; sentenced to three years in prison. Still living as of 1996.
  Frederick J. Harwood — of Newark, Essex County, N.J.; New York. Socialist. State Secretary, New Jersey Socialist Party, 1919; when attempting to speak to a Socialist rally in Rahway, N.J., May 31, 1919, he was sprayed with a fire hose by Mayor David H. Trembley; charged with opposing and obstructing a police officer, and fined $50; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Alcee Lamar Hastings (b. 1936) — also known as Alcee L. Hastings — of Miramar, Broward County, Fla. Born in Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Fla., September 5, 1936. Democrat. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1979-89; candidate for secretary of state of Florida, 1990; U.S. Representative from Florida 23rd District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi. Impeached and removed from office as federal judge in 1989 over bribery charges. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Charles Arthur Hayes (1918-1997) — also known as Charles A. Hayes — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cairo, Alexander County, Ill., February 17, 1918. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1983-93; defeated in primary, 1992; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984. African ancestry. Member, United Food and Commercial Workers. Died, from complications of lung cancer, at South Suburban Hospital, Hazel Crest, Cook County, Ill., April 8, 1997 (age 79 years, 50 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  T. Frank Hayes (c.1884-1965) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born about 1884. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1927-30; mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1930-39; resigned 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932, 1936; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1935-39. Charged in May, 1938, along with 26 others, with conspiracy to cheat and defraud the city of Waterbury of more than a million dollars; tried in 1938-39 and convicted; sentenced to 10-to-15 years in prison; released in 1949. Suffered a heart attack at home, and died soon after, in St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., March 26, 1965 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas H. Hayes and Ellen E. Hayes (c.1861-1943).
  Cross-reference: Daniel J. Leary — Harry E. Mackenzie — John H. Crary — Charles E. Williamson
  Wayne Levere Hays (1911-1989) — also known as Wayne L. Hays — of Flushing, Belmont County, Ohio. Born in Bannock, Belmont County, Ohio, May 13, 1911. Democrat. Mayor of Flushing, Ohio, 1939-45; member of Ohio state senate, 1941-42; Belmont County Commissioner, 1945-48; U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1949-76; resigned 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1960, 1964; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1979. In May 1976, he was caught up in a scandal when a clerk in his congressional office, Elizabeth Ray, charged that she was on the public payroll solely to provide sexual favors to the Congressman; Hays admitted most of the allegations; he resigned as committee chair in June, and resigned from Congress in September. Died February 13, 1989 (age 77 years, 276 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Heft — of Fort Lee, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Fort Lee, N.J., 1940-51; defeated, 1951; indicted in 1951, along with three other city officials, on charges of failing to enforce gambling laws; the charges were dropped in 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Richard McGarrah Helms (1913-2002) — also known as Richard Helms — of Washington, D.C. Born in St. Davids, Delaware County, Pa., March 30, 1913. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1966-73; U.S. Ambassador to Iran, 1973-77; pleaded guilty in 1977 to perjury charges, over his testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Member, Chi Psi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of multiple myeloma, in Washington, D.C., October 22, 2002 (age 89 years, 206 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Julia Bretzman Shields (divorced 1968); married 1968 to Cynthia McKelvie.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Henry Helstoski (1925-1999) — of East Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Wallington, Bergen County, N.J., March 21, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of East Rutherford, N.J., 1957-64; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1965-77; defeated, 1976, 1978, 1980; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1969; newspaper publisher. Indicted in 1976 on charges of receiving a bribe from South Americans seeking citizenship; the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the charges. Died December 16, 1999 (age 74 years, 270 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Fitch Hemans (1896-1971) — also known as Charles F. Hemans; "Baron of the Bathroom"; "Knight of the Doublecross" — of Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich.; Howell, Livingston County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., April 12, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924; candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1926, 1928; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1934-41; defeated, 1931, 1941; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1934; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 30th Circuit, 1935; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1936. Implicated in the Michigan legislative bribery scandal in 1944; granted immunity from prosecution and testified that he had bribed many legislators in his hotel bathroom; later, another bribery case against legislators fell apart when he refused to testify and fled to Washington; arrested by FBI agents and arraigned on a federal fugitive witness charge; tried and convicted, and sentenced to four years in prison; pleaded guilty to bribery in 1950 and sentenced to five years probation and a $1,000 fine. Died January 29, 1971 (age 74 years, 292 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lawton Thomas Hemans (1864-1916) and Minnie P. Hemans.
  Cross-reference: Carl F. DeLano — Gilbert H. Isbister — Robert B. McLaughlin — Charles S. Blondy — James B. Stanley — William C. Stenson — Earl W. McEwen, Sr. — Byron L. Ballard — Ernest G. Nagel — Charles C. Diggs, Sr. — James A. Burns — Earl C. Gallagher — Edward J. Walsh — Walter N. Stockfish — Adam Sumeracki — Joseph J. Kowalski
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Hemphill (1803-1862) — of Texas. Born in Chester County, S.C., December 18, 1803. Judge of Texas Republic, 1840; justice of Texas state supreme court, 1846-58; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1859-61; Delegate from Texas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; died in office 1862; candidate for Senator from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1861. When the Civil War began, he left Washington but did not resign his seat in the Senate; one of ten Southern senators expelled in absentia on July 11, 1861. Died in Richmond, Va., January 7, 1862 (age 58 years, 20 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Uncle of John James Hemphill; great-granduncle of Robert Witherspoon Hemphill (1915-1983).
  Political family: Hemphill family of Chester, South Carolina.
  Hemphill County, Tex. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Philemon Thomas Herbert (1825-1864) — also known as Philemon T. Herbert — of Mariposa, Mariposa County, Calif.; El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in Pine Apple, Wilcox County, Ala., November 1, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1853-55 (10th District 1853-54, 6th District 1854-55); U.S. Representative from California at-large, 1855-57; in 1856, drunk at breakfast, he shot and killed Thomas Keating, a waiter at the Willard Hotel in Washington; charged with murder, twice tried, and eventually acquitted; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Wounded at the Battle of Mansfield, April 8, 1864, and died in Kingston, DeSoto Parish, La., July 23, 1864 (age 38 years, 265 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Kingston, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Emil M. Herman (1879-1928) — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Kamnitz, Bohemia (now Kamienice, Czechia), August 22, 1879. Socialist. Socialist candidate for Seattle city council, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1906 (at-large), 1908 (2nd District), 1909 (2nd District); State Secretary, Socialist Party of Washington, 1916-18; arrested in 1918, and convicted under the Espionage Act; sentenced to ten years in prison; served three years and four months; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1924. German ancestry. Member, Industrial Workers of the World. Died October 10, 1928 (age 49 years, 49 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ruby Herman (1885?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alan G. Hevesi — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. University professor; member of New York state assembly, 1971-93 (25th District 1971-72, 28th District 1973-93); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004; New York City controller, 1994-2001; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 2001 (Democratic primary), 2001 (Liberal); New York state comptroller, 2003-06; resigned 2006. Jewish. Pleaded guilty to fraud charges over his use of a state employee to chauffeur his wife, December 22, 2006, and fined $5,000. Still living as of 2006.
  Relatives: Father of Daniel Hevesi (1959?-) and Andrew Hevesi.
  Political family: Hevesi family of Queens, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
  William T. Hiering — of Toms River, Ocean County, N.J. Republican. Land title agent; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Ocean County, 1960-65; member of New Jersey state senate, 1966-71 (District 5 1966-67, District 4-A 1968-71); delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1968; Sponsor of a proposed state constitutional amendment in 1969 which would have stripped the state's title to hundreds of square miles of tidelands; summoned for an inquiry by a legislative commission into possible conflict of interest because he might personally benefit from this change; he denied having any financial interest in tidal land properties. The amendment, strongly opposed by Gov. Richard J. Hughes, was withdrawn a few days later. Still living as of 1971.
  Earl Frederick Hilliard (b. 1942) — also known as Earl F. Hilliard — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., April 9, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1975-81; member of Alabama state senate, 1981-93; U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1993-2003; defeated in primary, 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1996, 2000, 2008. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, National Bar Association; Alpha Phi Alpha. Rebuked by the House Ethics Committee in June, 2001 over three campaign finance violations. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Jon Clifton Hinson (1942-1995) — also known as Jon Hinson — of Mississippi. Born in Tylertown, Walthall County, Miss., March 16, 1942. Republican. U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1979-81; resigned 1981. Gay. Resigned from Congress in 1981 after being arrested in a men's restroom and charged with oral sodomy. After leaving politics, became a gay rights activist. Died, from acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., July 21, 1995 (age 53 years, 127 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Deane Roesch Hinton (1923-2017) — also known as Deane R. Hinton — of Illinois. Born in Fort Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., March 12, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Zaire, 1974-75; El Salvador, 1981-83; Pakistan, 1983-86; Costa Rica, 1987-90; Panama, 1990-94; declared persona non grata by the government of Zaire, June 18, 1975. Died in San Jose, Costa Rica, March 28, 2017 (age 94 years, 16 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joe A. Hinton and Doris (Roesch) Hinton.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Abraham Jacob Hirschfeld (1919-2005) — also known as Abraham J. Hirschfeld; Abe Hirschfeld; "Honest Abe" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Tarnow, Poland, December 12, 1919. Real estate developer; hotel owner; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1974 (Democratic primary), 1976 (Democratic primary), 2004 (Builders); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1992 (Independent Fusion), 1994 (Democratic primary); Republican candidate for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1997; Independence candidate for New York state comptroller, 1998. In 1998, offered Paula Jones $1 million to drop her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton; later sued by Jones when he tried to back out of the offer. Indicted in 2000 of trying to hire a hit man to kill his former business partner Stanley Stahl; also charged with tax evasion; briefly jailed for violating a court order against discussing the trial with the media; ultimately convicted, and served two years in prison. Died, from complications of cancer, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., August 9, 2005 (age 85 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Zipora Teicher.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Elijah Hise (1802-1867) — of Russellville, Logan County, Ky. Born in Allegheny County, Pa., July 4, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1829; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1836; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Guatemala, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1866-67; died in office 1867. German ancestry. Died by a self-inflicted pistol shot, in Russellville, Logan County, Ky., May 8, 1867 (age 64 years, 308 days). He left a note declaring that he had "lost all hope of . saving the country from the impending disasters and ruin in which despotic and unconstitutional rule has involved her." However, later news reports disclosed that he had been about to be indicted for perjury and tax evasion, based on his statements as a candidate. Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Hise and Nancy (Eckstein) Hise.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Orville E. Hodge — of Illinois. Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1953-56. Convicted of embezzling state funds; sentenced to prison. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John Henry Hoeppel (1881-1976) — also known as John H. Hoeppel — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Tell City, Perry County, Ind., February 10, 1881. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from California 12th District, 1933-37; defeated (Prohibition), 1946. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; American Legion; United Spanish War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Convicted in 1936 of conspiring to sell an appointment to West Point; sentenced to prison. Died at Huntington Care Center, Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 21, 1976 (age 95 years, 224 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, November 11, 1907, to Annie Seitz.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harold Giles Hoffman (1896-1954) — also known as Harold G. Hoffman — of South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in South Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., February 7, 1896. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate business; banker; newspaper columnist and radio commentator; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1923-24; mayor of South Amboy, N.J., 1925-27; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1927-31; New Jersey Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, 1930-35; Governor of New Jersey, 1935-38; defeated in primary, 1940, 1946; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II. Methodist. Member, Junior Order; Patriotic Order Sons of America; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Royal Arcanum. Suspended in 1954 as head of the New Jersey unemployment compensation system for an investigation of financial irregularities. Subsequently, when he died, his written confession of embezzlement schemes was disclosed. Died, of a heart attack, in his room at the Blake Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 4, 1954 (age 58 years, 117 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Hoffman and Ada Crawford (Thom) Hoffman; married, September 10, 1919, to Lillie Moss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael Joseph Hogan (1871-1940) — also known as Michael J. Hogan — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 22, 1871. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922 (7th District), 1932 (at-large); trucking business; indicted in 1934 for accepting money from applicants for New York City plumbing licenses; convicted on federal charges in 1935 of accepting bribes from illegal immigrants and helping them file false affidavits, and sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison; testified in 1936 that he had assisted in a jury tampering conspiracy. Died in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., May 7, 1940 (age 69 years, 15 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Dexter Holbrook (1836-1870) — also known as Edward D. Holbrook — of Idaho City, Boise County, Idaho. Born in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, May 6, 1836. Lawyer; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1865-69. Censured by the House of Representatives in 1869 for use of unparliamentary language. Shot and mortally wounded by Charles H. Douglas, and died the next day, in Idaho City, Boise County, Idaho, June 18, 1870 (age 34 years, 43 days). Interment at Masonic Burial Ground, Idaho City, Idaho.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Woods Holden (1818-1892) — also known as William W. Holden — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Orange County, N.C., November 24, 1818. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1860; delegate to North Carolina secession convention, 1861; Governor of North Carolina, 1865, 1868-70; postmaster at Raleigh, N.C., 1873-81. Methodist. Impeached and removed from office as Governor in 1870, over corruption scandal. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., March 1, 1892 (age 73 years, 98 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Married to Ann Augusta Young (1819-1852); father of Ida Augustus Holden (who married Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907)); grandfather of Charles Holden Cowles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Richard Joyner Holland, Sr. (1925-2000) — also known as Richard J. Holland, Sr. — of Windsor, Isle of Wight County, Va. Born in Suffolk, Va., August 12, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; banker; member of Virginia state senate 15th District, 1980-2000; died in office 2000. Congregationalist. Acquitted of drunk driving in 1986, but convicted of reckless driving and refusal to take a breath test; indicted in federal court for 31 felony counts of bank fraud; charges were dismissed in April 1998, and the prosecution ruled to be vexatious; he and his son received a $570,000 reimbursement for legal fees. Died in Windsor, Isle of Wight County, Va., April 16, 2000 (age 74 years, 248 days). Interment at Windsor Cemetery, Windsor, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Shirley T. Holland (1900?-?).
  R. Eugene Holley (c.1926-2000) — of Georgia. Born about 1926. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Georgia state senate, 1965-77. In 1980, he was convicted of bank fraud and sentenced to ten years in prison (later reduced to three years); served 16 months. Suffered a heart attack, and died soon afterward, in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., July 19, 2000 (age about 74 years). Interment at Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Ga.
  William Stanley Hollis (1866-1930) — also known as W. Stanley Hollis — of Massachusetts; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., April 4, 1866. U.S. Consul in Mozambique Island, as of 1894; Lourenco Marques, 1898-1909; Dundee, 1909-10; U.S. Consul General in Beirut, 1911-17; London, 1919-20; Lisbon, 1920-27. In September, 1894, in Mozambique, he shot and wounded a local resident who he thought was a burglar; arrested and tried by Portugese authorities, convicted of homicide, and sentenced to six months in prison. Died, following a stroke, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., June 8, 1930 (age 64 years, 65 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. George Fearing Hollis and Eliza A. (Simmons) Hollis; married 1898 to Lena Cogswell Hobbs; married 1918 to Alice Davidson.
Julius C. Holmes Julius Cecil Holmes (1899-1968) — also known as Julius C. Holmes — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Born in Pleasanton, Linn County, Kan., April 24, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Marseille, as of 1926; Smyrna, as of 1927-29; Tirana, 1930; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; executive officer, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1942; assistant U.S. Secretary of State, 1944-45; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1959-61; U.S. Ambassador to Iran, 1961-65. In 1951-52, a U.S. Senate committee investigated how a group, including Holmes as well as former U.S. Rep. Joseph E. Casey and former Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., made large profits from the purchase and re-sale of surplus U.S. tanker ships following World War II. Under federal law, ships could be sold only to U.S citizens, so the group allegedly set up several dummy corporations purportedly under American control, and faked financial statements for them, to buy the tankers on behalf of Greek-Argentine shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. A federal indictment against Holmes was ultimately dropped. Onassis, also indicted, pleaded guilty and paid a fine. Died July 16, 1968 (age 69 years, 83 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Louella Jane (Trussell) Holmes (1867-1956) and James Reuben Holmes (1868-1946); married to Henrietta Allen (1900-1972).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, February 24, 1954
  Warren Green Hooper (1904-1945) — also known as Warren G. Hooper — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 2, 1904. Republican. Newspaper reporter; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1939-44; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1945; died in office 1945. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Kappa Nu; Freemasons; Knights Templar. During a grand jury investigation, admitted to taking bribes and was given immunity from prosecution in return for his testimony against others; however, four days before the hearing, he was shot and killed in his car, alongside highway M-99, near Springport, Jackson County, Mich., January 11, 1945 (age 40 years, 254 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, May 23, 1936, to Callienetta Cobb; second great-grandson of William Hooper (1742-1790).
  Cross-reference: William Green — Frank D. McKay
  Epitaph: "With Honesty He Lived; For Honesty he was Taken."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sherman D. Horton, Jr. (b. 1931) — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in 1931. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1990-2000. Investigated in 2000 by the Judiciary Committee of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in connection with the charges against Chief Justice David A. Brock and Justice W. Stephen Thayer III, but articles of impeachment against him were rejected by the House. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of William R. Johnson (1930-).
  Charles H. Houghton — of Metuchen, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in New York. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lost a leg in a Civil War battle; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1875-82. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Arrested in May 1882, and charged with embezzlement, fraud, and forgery; tried, convicted, and fined. Burial location unknown.
  John Charles Houlihan — also known as John Houlihan — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Mayor of Oakland, Calif., 1961-66; resigned 1966; indicted in April 1966, and charged with embezzling nearly $100,000 from an estate of which he was conservator; resigned as mayor as the scandal developed. Still living as of 1966.
  Allan Turner Howe (1927-2000) — of Utah. Born in South Cottonwood (now part of Murray), Salt Lake County, Utah, September 6, 1927. Democrat. Lawyer; administrative assistant and field representative for U.S. Sen. Frank Moss, 1959-64; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1960; administrative assistant to Gov. Calvin L. Rampton, 1966-68; U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1975-77; defeated, 1976. Arrested in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1976, for soliciting sex from a policewoman posing as a prostitute. Died in Arlington, Arlington County, Va., December 14, 2000 (age 73 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Chester Milton Howell (b. 1884) — also known as Chester M. Howell; "Chiseling Chet" — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich., September 10, 1884. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1923-26; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1927-32, 1939-45; defeated, 1932, 1936; resigned 1945; charged on December 6, 1944 with accepting bribes from naturopathic physicians, and pleaded guilty; testified against other legislators in bribery cases. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Kiwanis; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Jesse Hoyt (1792-1867) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn., June 28, 1792. Lawyer; law partner of Martin Van Buren and Benjamin F. Butler; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1823; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1838-41; removed from office in 1841, over allegations of embezzlement. Died March 17, 1867 (age 74 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Goold Hoyt (1766-1826) and Sarah (Reed) Hoyt (1768-1821); sixth great-grandnephew of Thomas Welles; third cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Harold Sheffield Van Buren, Mabel Thorp Boardman, Sheffield Phelps (1864-1902) and Asbury Elliott Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles, Simeon Baldwin and Phelps Phelps; fourth cousin of Graham Hurd Chapin and Martin E. Weed; fourth cousin once removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight, Henry Waggaman Edwards, Hanford Nichols Lockwood, George Smith Catlin and Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Carroll Hubbard, Jr. (b. 1937) — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Born in Murray, Calloway County, Ky., July 7, 1937. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960; member of Kentucky state senate, 1968-75; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1st District, 1975-93; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979. Baptist. Pleaded guilty in 1994 to conspiring to defraud the Federal Elections Commission, and to theft of government property; sentenced to three years in prison. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Webster Lee Hubbell (born c.1949) — also known as Webster L. Hubbell — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born about 1949. Lawyer; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1979-81; resigned 1981; chief justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1983. Pleaded guilty in December 1994 to federal mail fraud and tax evasion charges connection with his handling of billing at the Rose Law Firm; sentenced in 1995 to 21 months imprisonment; indicted in 1998 on additional federal tax evasion and conspiracy charges; pleaded guilty to one charge pending judicial review; following a Supreme Court ruling in his favor, the indictment was dismissed in October, 2000. Still living as of 2003.
  William Hull (1753-1825) — Born in Derby, New Haven County, Conn., June 24, 1753. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1798-1805; Governor of Michigan Territory, 1805-12; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Following his surrender of Detroit to the British in 1812, was found guilty by a court-martial of cowardice, neglect of duty, and unofficerlike conduct, and sentenced to death; President Madison accepted this decision but remitted the sentence. Died in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., November 29, 1825 (age 72 years, 158 days). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass.
  Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1808-1882) — also known as Benjamin G. Humphreys — of Mississippi. Born in Claiborne County, Miss., August 26, 1808. Member of Mississippi state legislature, 1837; member of Mississippi state senate, 1839; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Governor of Mississippi, 1865-68. During Reconstruction, he was physically ejected from the governor's office by an armed force under the orders of the U.S. military commander of Mississippi. Died in Leflore County, Miss., December 20, 1882 (age 74 years, 116 days). Interment at Wintergreen Cemetery, Port Gibson, Miss.
  Relatives: Married to Mildred Hickman Maury (1823-1899); father of Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (1865-1923).
  Political family: Humphreys family of Greenville, Mississippi.
  Humphreys County, Miss. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Guy Hunt (1933-2009) — also known as Guy Hunt — of Holly Pond, Cullman County, Ala. Born in Holly Pond, Cullman County, Ala., June 17, 1933. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; Baptist minister; candidate for Alabama state senate, 1962; probate judge in Alabama, 1964-76; Governor of Alabama, 1987-93; defeated in primary, 1978. Baptist. Convicted in 1993 of misusing campaign and inaugural funds to pay personal debts, and removed from office as Governor. Died January 30, 2009 (age 75 years, 227 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Memucan Hunt — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate from Granville County, 1777, 1779-81, 1788; North Carolina state treasurer, 1784-87. In 1786, charges of misconduct were brought against him and heard by the Legislature in joint session; two days later, he was defeated for re-election. Burial location unknown.
  William C. Hunt — of Cape May County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1933-34; member of New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1937. Resigned in April 1937 after a court investigation of his election. Burial location unknown.
  John Ward Hunter (1807-1900) — also known as John W. Hunter — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bedford (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., October 15, 1807. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1866-67; mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1874-75. Censured by the U.S. House of Representatives in 1867 for the use of unparliamentary language. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 16, 1900 (age 92 years, 183 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (1809-1887) — also known as Robert M. T. Hunter — of Lloyds, Essex County, Va. Born near Loretto, Essex County, Va., April 21, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1834-35; member of Virginia state senate, 1835-37; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1837-43, 1845-47 (8th District 1837-39, 12th District 1839-41, 9th District 1841-43, 8th District 1845-47); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1839-41; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1847-61; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1860; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Confederate Secretary of State, 1861-62; Senator from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1867-68; Virginia state treasurer, 1874-80. When the Civil War began, he left Washington but did not resign his seat in the Senate; he was one of ten Southern senators expelled in absentia on July 11, 1861. Arrested in 1865 and imprisoned without trial by federal forces in Fort Pulaski, Tennessee, until 1866. Died in Lloyds, Essex County, Va., July 18, 1887 (age 78 years, 88 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Essex County, Va.
  Relatives: Uncle of Muscoe Russell Hunter Garnett (1821-1864).
  Political family: Garnett family of Virginia.
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on Confederate States $10 notes in 1861-64.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/trouble/h.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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