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This category lists politicians who are associated with the United States through nationality. Most, but not all, have been involved in the politics of the United States.

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  • Stephen A. DouglasStephen Arnold Douglas

    Candidate for President of the United States, 1860




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  • Frederick Douglass

    Lecturer and advocate of the abolition of slavery, starting in 1841.



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  • James H. Douglas

    Governor of Vermont from 2001




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  • Albert Douglas

    U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1907-11




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  • Benjamin Douglas

    Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1861-62



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  • Damuel T DouglassSamuel T. Douglass

    Justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1852-57.

     


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  • John Joseph Douglass

    U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35.



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  • Image result for Douglas, Helen GahaganHelen Gahagan Douglas

    U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-5. more


• Douglas, Albert (1852-1935) — of Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, April 25, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; Ross County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-81; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1896; U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1907-11; defeated, 1910, 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1935 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ohio. Married, April 4, 1880, to Lucia C. Taylor.
• Douglas, Allen — • Douglas, Allen — of Michigan. U.S. Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
• Douglas, Andrew (b. 1932) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, July 5, 1932. Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1981-84; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1985-. Member, Pi Sigma Alpha; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Theta Phi; American Judicature Society. Still living as of 2001.
• Douglas, Andrew S. — of Green County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Green County; elected 1902.
• Douglas, Archibald — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1848.
• Douglas, Archibald, Jr. (b. 1904) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 24, 1904. Republican. Stockbroker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1945-58.
• Douglas, Archibald H. — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Bennettsville, S.C., 1845-48.
• Douglas, Arthur J. — of Ausable Forks, Essex County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; chair of Essex County Democratic Party, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
• Douglas, Ben Elbert, Sr. (1894-1982) — also known as Ben E. Douglas — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Born in Scotts Crossroad, Iredell County, N.C., September 3, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; fur merchant; mayor of Charlotte, N.C., 1935-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1956. Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was named for him in 1941. Died in 1982 (age about 87 years). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
• Douglas, Benjamin — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1850-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1861-62; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1878.
• Douglas, Benjamin C. — of New Jersey. Independent Citizen candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 10th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
• Douglas, Beverly Browne (1822-1878) — of Virginia. Born in Providence Forge, New Kent County, Va., December 21, 1822. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1875-78; died in office 1878. Died in Washington, D.C., December 22, 1878 (age 56 years, 1 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, King William County, Va.
• Douglas, Bruce L. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1971-73, 1973-75 (11th District 1971-73, 12th District 1973-75). Still living as of 1975.
• Douglas, Charles — of Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Ala. U.S. Consul in Guazacualo, 1828-29.
• Douglas, Charles A. (1862-1939) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Fairfield County, S.C., January 31, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1884-90; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1916, 1924. Presbyterian. Died October 31, 1939 (age 77 years, 273 days).
• Douglas, Charles Gwynne III (b. 1942) — also known as Charles G. Douglas III; Chuck Douglas — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H.; Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Abington, Montgomery County, Pa., December 2, 1942. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972 (alternate), 1988, 2008; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1974-76; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1977-85; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1989-91; defeated, 1990. Still living as of 2014.
• Douglas, Charles I. — of Utah. American candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1908.
• Douglas, Chuck See Charles Gwynne Douglas III
• Douglas, Claudia — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska; Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Alaska, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglas, Columbus C. — of Michigan. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton District, 1861-62.
• Douglas, Curtis — of Pampa, Gray County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952. Still living as of 1952.
• Douglas, Curtis N. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1894; member of New York state senate 29th District, 1899-1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1910.
• Douglas, Daisy — of Union City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Daniel B. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wood County Republican Party, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
• Douglas, Dariel — of Eau Claire County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Eau Claire County 1st District, 1902.
• Douglas, David A. — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1948. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, E. H. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Mayor of Little Falls, N.Y., 1904-05.
• Douglas, E. Murphy — of Sylacauga, Talladega County, Ala. Mayor of Sylacauga, Ala., 1887-91.
• Douglas, Edward Leon (b. 1927) — also known as Edward L. Douglas — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 29, 1927. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961-62. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Omega Psi Phi. Still living as of 1962. Son of Levi Douglas and Minnie (Robinson) Douglas; married to Kathleen Ellis.
• Douglas, Emily Taft (1899-1994) — also known as Emily Taft — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 10, 1899. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Female. Unitarian. Member, League of Women Voters. Died January 28, 1994 (age 94 years, 293 days). Daughter of Lorado Taft (sculptor) and Ada (Bartlett) Taft; married 1931 to Paul Howard Douglas (1892-1976).
• Douglas, Enoch A. — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling, 1904.
• Douglas, Fred James (1869-1949) — also known as Fred J. Douglas — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., September 14, 1869. Republican. Physician; mayor of Utica, N.Y., 1922-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1934; U.S. Representative from New York 33rd District, 1937-45; defeated in primary, 1944. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Elks. Died in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., January 1, 1949 (age 79 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro, N.Y. Son of Andrew Douglas and Adelaide (Brennan) Douglas; married, December 1, 1897, to Catherine McGrath.
• Douglas, Fredericka — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
• Douglas, George A. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900.
• Douglas, George F. — Democrat. Candidate for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1932. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, George W. — Democrat. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1982-85. Still living as of 1985.
• Douglas, Greg — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 91st District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
• Douglas, Gwynne K. — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglas, Mrs. H. H. — of Northwood, Worth County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Female. .
• Douglas, Hal — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Harry See Henry W. Douglas
• Douglas, Helen Gahagan (1900-1980) — also known as Helen Gahagan; "The Pink Lady" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., November 25, 1900. Actress and opera singer, 1922-38; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1940-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (speaker), 1948; vice-chair of California Democratic Party, 1941-42; U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1945-51; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1950 (Democratic), 1952 (Independent). Female. Scottish and Irish ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, of cancer, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 28, 1980 (age 79 years, 216 days). Daughter of Walter Hamer Gahagan and Lillian Rose (Mussen) Gahagan; married, April 5, 1931, to Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981).
• Douglas, Henry W. (b. 1867) — also known as Harry Douglas — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 7, 1867. Democrat. Superintendent, Ann Arbor Gas Company; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1905. Son of Silas Hamilton Douglas (1816-1890) and Helen (Welles) Douglas (1821-1880).
• Douglas, Herbert — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
• Douglas, Howard Eugene (b. 1940) — of Virginia. Born in 1940. U.S. Ambassador to , 1982-86. Still living as of 1991.
• Douglas, Hugh — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
• Douglas, J. B. — of Tecumseh, Johnson County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1932. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, J. F. — of Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1908.
• Douglas, Mrs. J. W. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, James — Farmer-Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920.
• Douglas, James — of Saline, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
• Douglas, James A. — of Walsh County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Walsh County, 1889.
• Douglas, James H. (b. 1951) — also known as Jim Douglas — of Middlebury, Addison County, Vt.; Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., June 21, 1951. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1973-78; secretary of state of Vermont, 1981-93; candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1992; Vermont state treasurer, 1995-2003; Governor of Vermont, 2003-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2004, 2008. Member, Freemasons. Still living as of 2014. Married to Dorothy Foster.
• Douglas, James Marsh (b. 1896) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 6, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri, 1935-37; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1937-47; appointed 1937. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Law Institute. Son of Walter Bond Douglas and Francesca (Kimball) Douglas; married, August 5, 1939, to Mary Elizabeth Lumaghi.
• Douglas, James S. — of Douglas, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee).
• Douglas, Jerry R. — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 28th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
• Douglas, Jessie (1886-1960) — also known as Jett W. Douglas; Jessie Wickersham — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa; Wahkonsa, Webster County, Iowa. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, August 3, 1886. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1922. Female. Died August 13, 1960 (age 74 years, 10 days). Daughter of Lewis Bonham Wickersham (1856-1928) and Rosa (Kelly) Wickersham (1856-1928); married to Floyd Marion Douglas (divorced) and John Frank Wray.
• Douglas, Jett W. See Jessie Douglas
• Douglas, Jim See James H. Douglas
• Douglas, Joe III — of Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglas, John — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
• Douglas, John — of Seneca, Faulk County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 1891-92.
• Douglas, John A. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928.
• Douglas, John C. — Kansas Territory superintendent of schools, 1861.
• Douglas, John J. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 48th District, 1893-97.
• Douglas, John M. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate, 1871, 1895-96 (18th District 1871, 22nd District 1895-96); delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880, 1896 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business).
Douglas, John W. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
• Douglas, Joseph A. — of Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Babylon, N.Y., 1907.
• Douglas, Joseph William — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia, S.C., 1967-77 (acting, 1967-68). Still living as of 1977.
• Douglas, Lee (1885-1959) — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Belle Meade, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., May 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1914-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (alternate); president, Nashville and Decatur Railroad. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Newcomen Society; Freemasons; Shriners. Died August 17, 1959 (age 74 years, 86 days). Son of Byrd Douglas and Adelaide (Gaines) Douglas; married, January 30, 1929, to Elizabeth (Keith) Caldwell (died 1932).
• Douglas, Leon — of Vernon, Wilbarger County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Lewis Williams (1894-1974) — also known as Lewis W. Douglas — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Sonoita, Santa Cruz County, Ariz. Born in Bisbee, Cochise County, Ariz., July 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1923-25; U.S. Representative from Arizona at-large, 1927-33; director of the U.S. Budget, 1933-34; vice-president and director, American Cyanamid Co., 1934-38; president, Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, 1940-47; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1947-50. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., March 7, 1974 (age 79 years, 248 days). Cremated. Son of James Stuart Douglas and Josephine Leah (Williams) Douglas.
• Douglas, Lillian — of Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Female. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, M. R. — of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
Douglas, Marilyn — of Petersburg, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
• Douglas, Maureen A. — of Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
• Douglas, Melvyn (1901-1981) — also known as Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., April 5, 1901. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Actor, producer, director of many motion pictures; worked in radio, television, and Broadway. Jewish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild; Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union. Died, of pneumonia and cardiac complications, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1981 (age 80 years, 121 days). Cremated. Son of Edouard G. Hesselberg and Lena (Shackelford) Hesselberg; married, April 5, 1931, to Helen Gahagan (1900-1980).
• Douglas, Murphy See E. Murphy Douglas
• Douglas, Nicole — of San Leandro, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglas, Paul Howard (1892-1976) — also known as Paul H. Douglas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., March 26, 1892. Democrat. University professor; economist; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1949-67; defeated, 1942, 1966. Unitarian or Quaker. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Americans for Democratic Action; American Economic Association; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon. Died in Washington, D.C., September 24, 1976 (age 84 years, 182 days). Cremated; ashes scattered. Son of James Howard Douglas and Annie (Smith) Douglas; married 1915 to Dorothy S. Wolff (divorced 1930); married 1931 to Emily Taft (1899-1994).
• Douglas, Paul Louis (b. 1927) — also known as Paul L. Douglas — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., September 19, 1927. Lancaster County Attorney, 1960-74; Nebraska state attorney general, 1975-84. Eastern Orthodox. Impeached by the Legislature in 1984 over his conduct in office and dealings with an officer of a failed savings and loan; acquitted by the state supreme court. Convicted of perjury in December, 1984 and resigned as Attorney General, but the conviction was later overturned. Still living as of 1984.
• Douglas, R. J. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1891.
• Douglas, R. L. — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Circuit judge in Iowa 3rd District, 1869-72.
• Douglas, Raymond O. — of Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
• Douglas, Richard — of Pleasanton, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
• Douglas, Robert — of Michigan. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
• Douglas, Robert A. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907, 1915-19; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920.
• Douglas, Robert Dick (b. 1875) — also known as Robert D. Douglas — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., April 7, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; North Carolina state attorney general, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904; newspaper editor; postmaster. Catholic. Son of Robert Martin Douglas (1849-?) and Jessie M. (Dick) Douglas; married, April 14, 1909, to Virginia Land Brown; grandson of Stephen Arnold Douglas and Robert P. Dick.
• Douglas, Robert E. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 17th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
• Douglas, Robert J. — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920.
• Douglas, Robert L. — of Fallon, Churchill County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business).
• Douglas, Robert Martin (b. 1849) — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born January 28, 1849. Republican. Secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-73; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1876; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1897-1905. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Son of Stephen Arnold Douglas and Martha Denny (Martin) Douglas; married, June 23, 1874, to Jessie M. Dick (daughter of Robert P. Dick (1813?-?)); father of Robert Dick Douglas.
• Douglas, Roy I. — of Elizabeth, Wirt County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Wirt County, 1943-48. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Russell — of West New York, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
• Douglas, S. M. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
• Douglas, Samuel — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County, 1843.
• Douglas, Samuel — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1926, 1927; candidate for New York state senate 10th District, 1928.
• Douglas, Samuel J. — of Florida. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1866-68.
• Douglas, Samuel T. — of Michigan. Democrat. National Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1915, 1927.
• Douglas, Scott — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglas, Shirley L. — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. Candidate for mayor of Shawnee, Kan., 1997. Female. Still living as of 1997.
• Douglas, Silas Hamilton (1816-1890) — also known as Silas H. Douglas; Silas H. Douglass — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y., October 27, 1816. Physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1871-73. Episcopalian. Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., August 26, 1890 (age 73 years, 303 days). Son of Benjamin Douglas (1785-1848) and Lucy (Townsend) Douglas (1792-1840); brother of Samuel Townsend Douglass (1814-1898); married, May 1, 1845, to Helen Welles (1821-1880); father of Henry W. Douglas.
• Douglas, Stanley M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
• Douglas, Stephen Arnold (1813-1861) — also known as Stephen A. Douglas; "The Little Giant" — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vt., April 23, 1813. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1837-39; secretary of state of Illinois, 1840-41; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1841-43; U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1843-47; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1847-61; died in office 1861; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1852, 1856; candidate for President of the United States, 1860. Died, of typhoid fever, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 3, 1861 (age 48 years, 41 days). Interment at Douglas Monument Park, Chicago, Ill. Father of Robert Martin Douglas; grandfather of Robert Dick Douglas (1875-?).
• Douglas, Stephen S. — Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
• Douglas, Thomas (b. 1790) — of Florida. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., April 27, 1790. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Florida, 1826-42; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1846-50, 1854-55.
• Douglas, Thomas H. — of Bolivar, Polk County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1936. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Tim B. — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Mayor of Bellingham, Wash., 1984-95, 2006-07. Still living as of 2007.
• Douglas, W. B. See Wallace Barton Douglas
• Douglas, W. G. — of Willow Lake, Clark County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1935-38; South Dakota state treasurer, 1939-42. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Mrs. W. H. — of Basin, Big Horn County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
• Douglas, W. M. — of Parrish, Walker County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1932. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Wallace Barton (1854-1930) — also known as Wallace B. Douglas; W. B. Douglas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Moorhead, Clay County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Leyden, Lewis County, N.Y., September 21, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Minnesota state attorney general, 1899-1904; resigned 1904; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1904-05; appointed 1904. Died in 1930 (age about 75 years). Interment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead, Minn. Son of Asahel M. Douglas and Alma E. (Miller) Douglas; married 1881 to Ella M. Smith.
• Douglas, Walter F. — of Acushnet, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Sixth Bristol District, 1923-24. Mrs. Walter R. — of Brentwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, Warren B. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 3rd District, 1919-23, 1925-29, 1935-37.
• Douglas, Warren C. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Manchester 9th Ward, 1938. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, William — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860.
• Douglas, William — of Iowa. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa, 1978 (1st District), 1982 (4th District). Still living as of 1982.
• Douglas, William B., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Malaga, 1932. Presumed deceased.
• Douglas, William Harris (1853-1944) — also known as William H. Douglas — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1853. Republican. Exporter; U.S. Representative from New York, 1901-05 (14th District 1901-03, 15th District 1903-05); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1944 (age 90 years, 53 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. Son of Alfred Douglas and Rebecca (Harris) Douglas; married, April 11, 1889, to Juliette H. Thorne.
• Douglas, William Lewis (1845-1924) — also known as William L. Douglas — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass., August 22, 1845. Democrat. Shoe manufacturer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1883-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884, 1892, 1896, 1904; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1886-87; mayor of Brockton, Mass., 1890-91; Governor of Massachusetts, 1905-06. Died September 17, 1924 (age 79 years, 26 days). Interment at Melrose Cemetery, Brockton, Mass. Son of William Douglas and Mary C. (Vaughan) Douglas; married, September 6, 1868, to N. Augusta Terry.
• Douglas, William Orville (1898-1980) — also known as William O. Douglas — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Goose Prairie, Yakima County, Wash. Born in Maine, Otter Tail County, Minn., October 16, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law professor; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1936-39; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-39; Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1939-75. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; United World Federalists; American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Alpha Delta; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1980 (age 81 years, 95 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Son of William Douglas and Julia Bickford (Fiske) Douglas; married, August 16, 1923, to Mildred M. Riddle; married 1966 to Kathleen Heffernan.
• Douglas, William Wilberforce (b. 1841) — also known as William W. Douglas — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 26, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1871-73; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1890; justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1891-1905; chief justice of Rhode Island state supreme court, 1905-08. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Son of Rev. William Douglas and Sarah (Sawyer) Douglas; married, June 30, 1884, to Anna Jean Bennett.

 

 

• Douglass, A. H. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1855-56.
• Douglass, A. M. — of Covington, Hill County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 10th District, 1893-94, 1903-04.
• Douglass, Andrew E. — of Parkersburg, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wood County Republican Party, 1945-46; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1949; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1952, 1956, 1960 (alternate). Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, Anthony C. — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Mayor of Niagara Falls, N.Y., 1911.
• Douglass, Asa — of Columbia County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1800-01.
• Douglass, Benajah — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1821-24, 1830.
• Douglass, Benjamin — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1841.
• Douglass, Benjamin Pennybacker (b. 1820) — of Harrison County, Ind. Born in New Market, Shenandoah County, Va., July 22, 1820. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1857; common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1864. Presbyterian. Nephew of Isaac Samuels Pennybacker and Joel Pennybacker (1805?-?); first cousin of John D. Pennybacker; second cousin once removed of Green Berry Samuels.
• Douglass, Burchet — Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1831-33; Speaker of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, 1841-42.
• Douglass, Carlos Lavelette — also known as Carlos L. Douglass — of Walworth, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1873.
• Douglass, Carol J. — of Hawaii. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 2nd District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
• Douglass, Charles S. — U.S. Consular Agent in Emerson, 1884. Burial location unknown.
• Douglass, Clyde A. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Wake County, 1915-16.
• Douglass, Daniel W. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1851.
• Douglass, David Fulton (1821-1872) — of San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., January 8, 1821. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1855-56; secretary of state of California, 1856-58. Died in Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif., June 16, 1872 (age 51 years, 160 days). Interment at Stockton Rural Cemetery, Stockton, Calif.
• Douglass, E. L. — of McDowell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from McDowell County, 1934. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, E. R. N. — of Lebanon, Hunterdon County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Hunterdon County Republican Party, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
• Douglass, Ebenezer — of Essex County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1820-21.
• Douglass, Elisha P. — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908, 1920.
• Douglass, Fay See J. Fay Douglass
• Douglass, Frank A. (b. 1851) — of Michigan. Born in 1851. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Houghton County, 1887-88.
• Douglass, Frank P. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey (1818-1895) — also known as Frederick Douglass — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in slavery in Maryland, 1818. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888 ; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Santo Domingo, 1889-91; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1889-91. African ancestry. Lecturer and advocate of the abolition of slavery, starting in 1841. Publisher of The North Star, an abolitionist paper. In 1848, he attended the meeting in Seneca Falls, N.Y., which started the women's rights movement. Died, of a heart attack, in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1895 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; statue erected 1899 at Highland Park, Rochester, N.Y. Married 1838 to Anna Murray (c.1813-1882); married, January 24, 1884, to Helen Pitts (1838-1903); granduncle of Charles Edward Mitchell (1870-1937).
• Douglass, George A. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1859-60.
• Douglass, George H. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1944 (alternate), 1952, 1960 (alternate); Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, George N. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1859-60.
• Douglass, Gus R. — of Grimms Landing, Mason County, W.Va.; Leon, Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. West Virginia commissioner of agriculture; elected 1964, 1968; elected unopposed 1972, 1976; elected 1980, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1988. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Still living as of 2004.
• Douglass, Henry — of New London, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1830.
• Douglass, Isaac S. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1811-14.
• Douglass, J. Fay — of Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Bristol, Connecticut, 1921-27.
• Douglass, James — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1844.
• Douglass, James — of Carthage, Miner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 18th District, 1893-96.
• Douglass, James — of Calhoun County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1918.
• Douglass, James A. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1880.
• Douglass, John B. — of Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 25th District, 1923-24; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Talbot County, 1935-40.
• Douglass, John C. — of Bell, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Bell, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, John H. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 8th District, 1878-79.
• Douglass, John Joseph (1873-1939) — also known as John J. Douglass — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 9, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1925-35 (10th District 1925-33, 11th District 1933-35); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932. Catholic. Died in West Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 5, 1939 (age 66 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
• Douglass, John Watkinson (b. 1827) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 25, 1827. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 19th Pennsylvania District, 1862-69; U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1871-75; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1889-93; President of the District of Columbia Board of Commissioners, 1889-93. Son of Joseph M. Douglass and Martha Douglass.
• Douglass, Junius Z. (born c.1877) — of Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn., about 1877. Republican. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1913-14, 1917-18.
• Douglass, Kelsey Harris (d. 1840) — of Texas. Member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1837-38. Member, Freemasons. Douglass, Texas is named for him. Died in 1840. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Nacogdoches, Tex.

• Douglass, Lewis Henry  - son of Frederick Douglas, served as Assistant Marshall of the District of Columbia and a term on the Legislative Council of the District of Columbia.
• Douglass, Lyle E. — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Waukesha County 1st District, 1935-40. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, Norma A. — of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
• Douglass, Ray R. — of Postville, Allamakee County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Still living as of 1952.
• Douglass, Richard II — of New London, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at New London, Conn., 1797-1816.
• Douglass, Robert L. — of Fallon, Churchill County, Nev.; Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1932; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Nevada, 1941-47. Presumed deceased.
• Douglass, Samuel — Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1830-33. Burial location unknown.
• Douglass, Samuel — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Burgess of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1851, 1856, 1857-58.
• Douglass, Samuel C. — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of Mill Creek, 1832.
• Douglass, Samuel Townsend (1814-1898) — also known as Samuel T. Douglass — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Wallingford, Rutland County, Vt., February 28, 1814. Lawyer; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1852-57; resigned 1857. Died in Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Mich., March 5, 1898 (age 84 years, 5 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich. Son of Benjamin Douglass (1785-1848) and Lucy (Townsend) Douglass (1792-1843); brother of Silas Hamilton Douglas; married, April 5, 1856, to Elizabeth Campbell (1819-1902).
• Douglass, Scott (born c.1952) — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Born about 1952. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
• Douglass, Silas H. See Silas Hamilton Douglas
• Douglass, Silas M. — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. Democrat. Circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1897-1903.
• Douglass, Tom — of Edmond, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
• Douglass, William B., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, 1926-29; Malaga, 1938.
• Douglass, William R. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Whig. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1849-52.
• Douglass, Zebulon — of Madison County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Madison County, 1810-11.

 


•  Daglas, Steven — of Palos Heights, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


•  Dugliss, Lucia R. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


•  McDouglas, Mrs. A. C. — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1920. Female.


 

 


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