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Politicians with the Surname French

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The original website of the politicians listed below with the surname French can be found here: http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/french-frensdorf.html. This file has been copied to the FFA website so that it is searchable from the FFA Home Page. Newer entries may have been added to the original page that do not appear here.

 

    FRENCH: See also George Edward Bales; William G. Burton; French Caldwell; Richard B. Coolidge; Arthur William Coolidge; Oren Sturman Copeland; George Howard Earle, Jr.; George Howard Earle III; Frank George Farrington; George Anderson Gordon; Horace French Graham; Joseph French Harding; John Marshall Harlan; French Hill; Henry French Hollis; Jack French Kemp; French W. Long; French B. Loveland; Thomas French Mabry; Hector MacLean; W. French Manning; James D. McGee; Susan E. Miller-French; Julius Sterling Morton; James French Patton; French Robinson; Silas Seymour; French Simpson; D. French Slaughter; Daniel French Slaughter, Jr.; William French Smith; George French Strother; James French Strother; James French Strother; Hugh French Thomason; Henry Odin Tilton; Charles French Toms; William Henry Vanderbilt III; May French Worth.

    French, Abel — of Oneida County, N.Y.; Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1798-99, 1800-03, 1809-10 (Oneida County 1798-99, 1800-03, Albany County 1809-10). Burial location unknown.

    French, Abel — of New York. U.S. Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1855-61. Burial location unknown.

    French, Adonijah — of Woodbridge, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbridge, 1821-23. Burial location unknown.

    French, Andrew (b. 1859) — of near Plainview, Wabasha County, Minn. Born in Green Lake County, Wis., December 10, 1859. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1891-93. Burial location unknown.

    French, Asa Palmer (1860-1935) — also known as Asa P. French — of Massachusetts. Born January 29, 1860. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1906-14. Died September 17, 1935. Burial location unknown.

    French, Augustus C. (1808-1864) — of Crawford County, Ill.; St. Clair County, Ill. Born in Hill, Merrimack County, N.H., August 2, 1808. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1844; Governor of Illinois, 1846-53; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention St. Clair County, 1862. Died in Lebanon, St. Clair County, Ill., September 4, 1864. Interment at College Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Ill.

                     See also: National Governors Association biography.

    French, Basil D. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1952. Still living as of 1952.

    French, Benjamin — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1843. Burial location unknown.

    French, Benjamin B. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1856 (Honorary Secretary; member, Credentials Committee; speaker). Burial location unknown.

    French, Billy See William A. French

    French, Burton Lee (1875-1954) — also known as Burton L. French — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho; Oxford, Butler County, Ohio. Born near Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., August 1, 1875. Son of Charles A. French and Mina P. (Fisher) French; married, June 28, 1904, to Winifred Hartley (1875-1934). Republican. Lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1898-1902; U.S. Representative from Idaho, 1903-09, 1911-15, 1917-33 (at-large 1903-09, 1911-15, 1st District 1917-33); defeated, 1934; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1914. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, September 12, 1954. Interment at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.

                     See also: congressional biography; Govtrack.us page; Find-A-Grave memorial.

    French, C. G. W. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1871-73. Burial location unknown.

    French, Carlos (1835-1903) — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Humphreysville (now Seymour), New Haven County, Conn., August 6, 1835. Son of Raymond French (1805-1886) and Olive (Curtiss) French; married, April 29, 1863, to Julia H. Thompson; third cousin twice removed of James Levi Hotchkiss; father of Raymond Thompson French. Democrat. Inventor; president and treasurer, Fowler Nail Co.; vice-president, H. A. Matthews Manufacturing Co.; director, Union Horse Shoe Nail Co.; director, Second National Bank of New Haven; director, New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1860, 1868; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1887-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1892. Died, from a heart attack, in Seymour, New Haven County, Conn., April 14, 1903. Interment at Seymour Union Cemetery, Seymour, Conn.

                     See also French family of Connecticut

                     Epitaph: "A native of Seymour, always identified with its interests, and one of its most honored and successful citizens .. an honest man, a wise counselor, a devoted husband and father, and a faithful friend. Those who knew him best most deeply mourn his loss."

                     See also: congressional biography; Govtrack.us page; Wikipedia article; Find-A-Grave memorial.

    French, Charles J. — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1914, 1920. Burial location unknown.

    French, Charles R. — of Harrisburg, Poinsett County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.

    French, Charles S. — of Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Claire — of Neptune, Monmouth County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.

    French, Clayton T. A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1932. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, D. E. See David E. French

    French, D. O. — of Jonesport, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Burial location unknown.

    French, Daniel — of Chester, Rockingham County, N.H. New Hampshire state attorney general, 1812-15. Burial location unknown.

    French, David E. — also known as D. E. French — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1911-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924. Burial location unknown.

    French, Edward — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1848-50. Burial location unknown.

    French, Eleanor Clark — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 20th District, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964, 1972, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.

    French, Ezra Bartlett (1810-1880) — also known as Ezra B. French — of Damariscotta, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Landaff, Grafton County, N.H., September 23, 1810. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1838-40; member of Maine state senate, 1842-45; secretary of state of Maine, 1845-50; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1859-61. Died in Washington, D.C., April 24, 1880. Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Damariscotta, Maine.

                     See also: congressional biography; Govtrack.us page; Wikipedia article; Find-A-Grave memorial.

    French, F. F. — of North Carolina. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1868. Burial location unknown.

    French, Fenn See John Fenner French

    French, Francis T. — of East Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate

 21st District, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.

    French, Frank J. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1880, 1884. Burial location unknown.

    French, George D. — of Winona County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state senate 2nd District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.

    French, George E. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1950. Still living as of 1950.

    French, George H. — of Michigan. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 13th District, 1861-64; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.

    French, George H. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.

    French, George W.Justice of Dakota territorial supreme court, 1869-73. Burial location unknown.

    French, George W. — Republican. Secretary of Wyoming Territory, 1875-79. Burial location unknown.

    French, George W. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896, 1912. Burial location unknown.

    French, Gillis — of Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Bedford, 1956. Still living as of 1956.

    French, Glenn — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Marysville, Wash., 1972-76. Still living as of 1976.

    French, Grace — of Wayne, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Female. Still living as of 1948.

    French, Harold C. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Lebanon; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Harry L. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Henry S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1897. Burial location unknown.

    French, Hiram L. — of Americus, Sumter County, Ga. Mayor of Americus, Ga., 1872-73. Burial location unknown.

    French, Hoagland — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Hollis S. — of Alaska. Democrat. Candidate for Alaska state senate District G, 2000. Still living as of 2000.

    French, Howard B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.

    French, Irene — of Shawnee Mission, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.

    French, J. A. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.

    French, J. A. — of West Virginia. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1934, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, J. E. — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Mayor of Niles, Mich., 1893. Burial location unknown.

    French, Jairus — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.

    French, James E. — of Moultonborough, Carroll County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.

    French, James W. (1852-1915) — of Indiana. Born in Posey County, Ind., September 17, 1852. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1885; member of Indiana state senate, 1887. Died in Archer City, Archer County, Tex., March 13, 1915. Interment at Old Beech Cemetery, Lynn Township, Posey County, Ind.

    French, Jeremiah — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Derby, 1821. Burial location unknown.

    French, John — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1824. Burial location unknown.

    French, John — Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery and Hamilton counties, 1826. Burial location unknown.

    French, John D. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Still living as of 1984.

    French, John Dana — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 6th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, John Fenner — also known as Fenn French — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.

    French, John Robert (1819-1890) — also known as John R. French — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H.; Biddeford, York County, Maine; Lake County, Ohio; Edenton, Chowan County, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., May 28, 1819. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1858-59; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1867-69; Sergeant-at-Arms, U.S. Senate, 1869-79. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, October 2, 1890. Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.

                     See also: congressional biography; Govtrack.us page; Wikipedia article; Find-A-Grave memorial.

    French, Jonas H. — of Louisiana. Mayor of New Orleans, La., 1862. Burial location unknown.

    French, Jonas H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.

    French, Joseph W. — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888. Burial location unknown.

    French, Julie E. — of Scobey, Daniels County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.

    French, L. B. — of Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 3rd District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.

    French, Lafayette, Jr. — of Minnesota. U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1922-28. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Laura — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.

    French, Levi — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1870, 1875. Burial location unknown.

    French, Lillian — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.

    French, Lora Mae — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.

    French, Mazie L. — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Napoleon B. (1820-1898) — of Mercer County, Va. (now W.Va.). Born in 1820. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Died in 1898. Burial location unknown.

    French, Nathaniel — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 7th District, 1883-86. Burial location unknown.

    French, Newell A. — of Kalkaska, Kalkaska County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Burial location unknown.

    French, O. C. — of Mississippi. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Mississippi, 1872-. Burial location unknown.

    French, Orren S. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.

    French, Parker H. — of San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.

    French, Pat — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1980. Still living as of 1980.

    French, Paul V.U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1976-78. Still living as of 1978.

    French, Percival — of Idaho. Idaho superintendent of schools, 1899. Burial location unknown.

    French, R. T. — of Michigan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.

    French, Ralph — of Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Aurora, Mo., 1955. Still living as of 1955.

    French, Raymond Thompson (1864-1934) — also known as Raymond T. French — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Seymour, New Haven County, Conn., February 23, 1864. Son of Carlos French; fourth cousin once removed of James Levi Hotchkiss; cousin of Julia H. (Thompson) French; married to Alice R. Hayden. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1919-20. Died February 5, 1934. Interment at Seymour Union Cemetery, Seymour, Conn.

                     See also French family of Connecticut

                     See also: Find-A-Grave memorial.

    French, Reuben L. — of Pittsfield, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.

    French, Ricardo D. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1928. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Richard (1792-1854) — of Kentucky. Born near Boonesborough, Madison County, Ky., June 20, 1792. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1820-26; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1829; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1835-37, 1843-45, 1847-49 (11th District 1835-37, 9th District 1843-45, 1847-49); candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1840. Died in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., May 1, 1854. Interment a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Ky.

                     See also: congressional biography; Govtrack.us page.

    French, Richard — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Robert B. — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala.; Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1964, 1972. Still living as of 1972.

    French, Robert E. — of Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1944. Still living as of 1944.

    French, Robert H. — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Still living as of 1944.

    French, Rodney — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Mayor of New Bedford, Mass., 1853-54; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856. Burial location unknown.

    French, S. S. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.

    French, Salfronius H. — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1846. Burial location unknown.

    French, Sam — of Illinois. Socialist Labor candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Samuel A. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1859. Burial location unknown.

    French, Samuel G. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 29th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.

    French, Samuel J. — of Illinois. Socialist Labor candidate for Illinois state treasurer, 1918; Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1920. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Samuel T. — of New Jersey. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1932. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Simeon (1816-1910) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in New York, 1816. Mayor of Battle Creek, Mich., 1883-84. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., 1910. Burial location unknown.

    French, Thomas E. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, W. J. — of Alva, Woods County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma Territory, 1900. Burial location unknown.

    French, Walter M. (d. 1930)Justice of Washington state supreme court, 1927-30; died in office 1930. Died September 13, 1930. Burial location unknown.

    French, Warren B. — of Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1944, 1952. Still living as of 1952.

    French, Will J. — of St. John, Stafford County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state auditor, 1927-35. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, Will J. — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.

    French, William A. (1849-1903) — also known as Billy French — of Dundee, Monroe County, Mich.; Bell, Presque Isle County, Mich. Born in Pelham, Ontario, March 2, 1849. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County 2nd District, 1883-84; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; Michigan land commissioner, 1894-1900; appointed 1894. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., February 28, 1903. Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundee, Mich.

    French, William Darwin — also known as William French — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.

    French, William M. — of Indiana. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.

    French, Winsor B. — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.