List of United States political families (W)

List of United States political families (W)

The following is an alphabetical list of political families in the United States whose last name begins with W.

The Wagners

*Robert F. Wagner (1877-1953), New York Assemblyman 1905-1908, New York State Senator 1909-1918, acting Lieutenant Governor of New York 1913-1914, delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1915 1938, Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1919-1926, U.S. Senator from New York 1927-1949. Father of Robert F. Wagner, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wagner.html#R9M0JGBEV]
**Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (1910-1991), New York Assemblyman 1937-1941, Borough President of Manhattan 1950-1953, Mayor of New York City 1954-1965, U.S. Ambassador to Spain 1968-1969, candidate for Democratic nomination for Mayor of New York City 1969, 1973, U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican. Son of Robert F. Wagner. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wagner.html#RDO03EKI9]

The Walbridges

*Henry S. Walbridge (1801-1869), New York Assemblyman 1829 1846, Ithaca, New York Councilman; U.S. Representative from New York 1851-1853; Judge of Tompkins County, New York 1859-1868. Cousin of Hiram Walbridge. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000030]
*Hiram Walbridge (1821-1870), Buffalo, New York Alderman; U.S. Representative from New York 1853-1855; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1862. Cousin of Henry S. Walbridge. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000031]

The Walkers

*John Williams Walker (1783-1823), Alabama Territory Representative, U.S. Senator from Alabama 1819-1822. Father of Percy Walker, LeRoy Pope Walker, and Richard Wilde Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker5.html#R9M0JGFCD]
**Percy Walker (1812-1880), Alabama State Attorney, Alabama State Representative 1839 1847 1853, U.S. Representative from Alabama 1855-1857. Son of John Williams Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker7.html#R9M0JGFN0]
**LeRoy Pope Walker (1817-1884), Alabama State Representative 1843-1844 1847-1851 1853, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1860 1876, Confederate States Secretary of War 1861 delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Convention 1875. Son of John Williams Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker6.html#RIL18YO2G]
**Richard Wilde Walker (1823-1874), member of the Alabama Legislature 1851 1855, Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court 1859, Confederate Representative from Alabama 1961-1862, Confederate Senator from Alabama 1864-1865. Son of John Williams Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker7.html#RJO0UO7B6]
***Richard Wilde Walker, Jr. (1857-1936), Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court 1891-1914, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge in Alabama 1914-1936. Son of Richard Wilde Walker.
****Richard Walker Bolling (1916-1991), U.S. Representative from Missouri 1959-1983. Great-great grandson of John Williams Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bola-bonbright.html#R9M0IPV7T]

The Walkers of Arkansas and Kentucky

*George Walker (1763-1819), Kentucky State Senator 1810-1814, U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1814. Brother of David Walker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scritpts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000053]
*David Walker, Clerk of Logan County, Kentucky; Kentucky State Representative 1793-1796; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1817-1820. Brother of George Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker2.html#R9M0JGE2F]
**James D. Walker (1830-1906), Circuit Court Judge in Arkansas, Solicitor General of Arkansas, U.S. Senator from Arkansas 1879-1885. Grandson of David Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker5.html#R9M0JGEY8]

NOTE: James D. Walker was also the nephew of U.S. Postmaster General John McLean [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mclean.html#R9M0J6940] and U.S. Representative Finis McLean [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000546] and cousin of U.S. Senator Wilkinson Call [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/califano-callaghan.html#R9M0IRMJV] .

The Walkers of Virginia

*John Walker (1744-1809), Delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia 1780, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1790. Brother of Francis Walker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000059]
*Francis Walker (1764-1806), member of the Virginia Legislature, Virginia State Court Judge, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1793-1795. Brother of John Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker3.html#R9M0JGED1]

The Walkers of Wisconsin

* George H. Walker (1811-1866), Milwaukee, Wisconsin Alderman; Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1851 1853. Brother of Isaac P. Walker. [http://www.nndb.com/gov/893/000056725/]
* Isaac P. Walker (1815-1872), Illinois State Representative, member of Wisconsin Legislature 1847-1848, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin 1848-1855. Brother of George H. Walker. [http://www.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=133758435]

The Walls

*Garret D. Wall (1783-1850), New Jersey Assemblyman 1827, U.S. District Attorney of New Jersey 1829, U.S. Senator from New Jersey 1835-1841, Judge of the New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals 1848-1850. Father of James Walter Wall. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000071]
**James Walter Wall (1820-1872), Mayor of Burlington, New Jersey 1850; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1854; U.S. Senator from New Jersey 1863. Son of Garret D. Wall. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000072]

The Wallaces

* David Wallace (1799-1859), Indiana State Representative 1829-1831, Lieutenant Governor of Indiana 1831-1837, Governor of Indiana 1837-1840, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1842-1844, delegate to the Indiana Constitutional Convention 1850, Court of Common Pleas Judge in Indiana 1856-1859. Brother of Benjamin Franklin Wallace and William H. Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#R9M0JGGTH]
*Benjamin Franklin Wallace (1804-1887), Indiana State Senator 1831-1833, Iowa Territory Councilman, Iowa State Representative. Brother of David Wallace and William H. Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#RMP0UCVWJ]
* William H. Wallace (1811-1879), candidate for U.S. Senate from Iowa 1848, Governor of Washington Territory 1861, U.S. Congressional Delegate from Washington Territory 1861-1863, Governor of Idaho Territory 1863-1864, U.S. Congressional Delegate from Idaho Territory 1864-1865, Probate Court Judge in Washington Territory 1865-1879. Brother of David Wallace and Benjamin Franklin Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#R9X0KN97C]
** Lewis Wallace (1827-1905), Governor of New Mexico Territory 1878-1881, U.S. Minister to Ottoman Empire 1881-1885. Son of David Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#RJH06IP3]

NOTE: Lewis Wallace was also nephew of Indiana State Senator Charles H. Test. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/terryll-thaxton.html#RMP0UI3CQ]

The Wallaces and Cantwells

* Colonel James Cantwell (1810–1862): Ohio state legislator. Farmer and soldier, killed at the Second Battle of Bull Run. Grandfather of Henry Cantwell Wallace.
*** Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866–1924): Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-1924. Grandson of James Cantwell. Father of Henry Agard Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#RHN0RULN4]
**** Henry Agard Wallace (1888–1965): Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-1940; Vice President of the United States, 1941-1945; Secretary of Commerce, 1945-1946; Progressive Party candidate for President in 1948. Son of Henry Cantwell Wallace. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wallace.html#R9X0KUU7I]

The Walshes

*William F. Walsh (1912-), Mayor of Syracuse, New York 1961-1969; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1968; U.S. Representative from New York 1973-1979. Father of James T. Walsh. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walsh.html#R9M0JGJO2]
**James T. Walsh (1947-), U.S. Representative from New York 1989-present. Son of William F. Walsh. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walsh.html#R9M0JGIVR]

The Waltons

*John Walton (1738-1783), delegate to the Continental Congress from Georgia 1778, Surveyor of Richmond County, Georgia. Brother of George Walton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walton.html#R9X0JZ6M4]
*George Walton (1749/1850-1804), Governor of Georgia 1775 1779-1780 1789-1790, Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court 1783-1789, U.S. Senator from Georgia 1795-1796. Brother of John Walton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walton.html#R9M0JGKCU]
*Matthew Walton, delegate to the Kentucky Constitutional Convention 1792, Kentucky State Representative 1792 1795 1808, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1803-1807. Cousin of John Walton and George Walton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walton.html#R9M0JGKGE]

The Wamplers

*William C. Wampler (1926-), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1953-1955 1967-1983. Father of William C. Wampler, Jr..
**William C. Wampler, Jr., Virginia State Senator 1988-present. Son of William C. Wampler.

The Wantons

*William Wanton, Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1732-1733.
**Joseph Wanton (1705-1780), Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1769-1775. Son of William Wanton. [http://www.gaspee.org/WantonBio.htm]
***Joseph Wanton, Jr., Deputy Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1764 1767. Son of Joseph Wanton.

The Wards

*Artemas Ward (1727-1800), Assessor of Worcester County, Massachusetts; Justice of the Peace in Massachusetts; Massachusetts Court Justice 1776-1777; President of the Massachusetts Executive Council 1777-1779; Massachusetts State Representative 1779-1785; Delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts 1780-1781; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1791-1795. Father of Artemas Ward, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=w000127]
**Artemas Ward, Jr. (1762-1847), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1813-1817. Son of Artemas Ward. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ward1.html#R9M0JGLJB]

The Wards of New York

*Aaron Ward (1790-1867), District Attorney of Westchester County, New York; U.S. Representative from New York 1825-1829 1831-1837 1841-1843; delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention 1846; candidate for Treasurer of New York 1855. Uncle of Elijah Ward. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ward1.html#R9M0JGL8P]
**Elijah Ward (1816-1882), Judge Advocate General of New York 1853-1855, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1856, U.S. Representative from New York 1857-1859 1861-1865 1875-1877. Nephew of Aaron Ward. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ward3.html#R9M0JGLTY]

The Wards of New York (II)

*Hamilton Ward, Sr. (1829-1898), District Attorney of Allegany County, New York 1856-1859; U.S. Representative from New York 1865-1871; Attorney General of New York 1880-1881; Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1891-1898. Father of Hamilton Ward, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ward4.html#R9M0JGM12]
**Hamilton Ward, Jr. (1871-1932), Attorney General of New York 1928-1932. Son of Hamilton Ward, Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ward4.html#RQC00B8SB]

The Warners

*Samuel L. Warner (1828-1893), Connecticut State Representative 1858, Mayor of Middletown, Connecticut 1862-1866; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1864 1888 1892; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1865-1867. Brother of Levi Warner. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/warner-warnock.html#R9M0JGO85]
*Levi Warner (1831-1911), U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1876-1879. Brother of Samuel L. Warner. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/warner-warnock.html#R9M0JGO12]

The Warners of Michigan

*P. Dean Warner, Michigan State Representative 1851-1852 1865-1866 1867-1868, delegate to the Michigan Constitutional Convention 1867, Michigan State Senator 1869-1870. Father of Fred M. Warner. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/warner-warnock.html#0LN1BXCFQ]
**Fred M. Warner (1865-1923), Michigan State Senator 1895-1898, Michigan Secretary of State 1901-1904, Governor of Michigan 1905-1910. Son of P. Dean Warner. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/warner-warnock.html#RH801CNDE]

The Washburns

See Washburn family

The Washingtons

"See also Harrison family and Lee family."

*George Washington (1732–1799), member of Virginia House of Burgesses, member of Continental Congress from Virginia, commander in chief of continental forces in the American Revolutionary War, delegate and president of the Philadelphia Convention of 1787, President of the United States. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/washington.html#R9V1BLLRH]
*Samuel Washington (1734-1781), brother of George Washington, Justice of the Peace, County Magistrate, County Sheriff, Militia Officer.
*John Augustine Washington (1736-1787), brother of George Washington, Member of County Committee of Safety and Chairman of County Committee for Relief of Boston during the Revolutionary War, Town Trustee. [http://www.mountvernon.org/visit/plan/index.cfm/pid/348/]
**Bushrod Washington (1762–1829), nephew of George Washington, son of John Augustine Washington, member of Virginia House of Delegates, United States Supreme Court associate justice. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/washington.html#RE11486CA]
**John Parke Custis (1754-1781), Virginia House Delegate 1778-1781. Stepson of George Washington.
***George Corbin Washington (1789–1854), grand-nephew of George Washington, United States Representative from Maryland. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/washington.html#R9M0JGQBM]

NOTE: George Washington was also uncle by marriage of U.S. Representative Burwell Bassett [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/basset-bastin.html#R9M0IOW1G] and granduncle by marriage of U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/conrad.html#R9M0ITBO9] . John Parke Custis was also son-in-law of Maryland Colony Governor Charles Calvert.

The Waynes

*Anthony Wayne (1745-1796), member of the Pennsylvania Legislature 1774-1780 1784, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1791-1792. Father of Isaac Wayne. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/wayne-anthony.html]
**Isaac Wayne (1772-1852), Pennsylvania State Representative 1799-1801 1806, Pennsylvania State Senator 1810, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1823-1825. Son of Anthony Wayne. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000217]

The Weavers

*Archibald J. Weaver (1843-1887), delegate to the Nebraska Constitutional Convention 1871 1875, District Attorney in Nebraska, Judge in Nebraska, U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1883-1887, candidate for U.S. Senate from Nebraska 1887. Father of Arthur J. Weaver. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weaver.html#R9M0JGUCQ]
**Arthur J. Weaver (1873-1945), Nebraska State Representative 1899, delegate to the Nebraska Constitutional Convention 1919 1920, Governor of Nebraska 1929-1931, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1932. Son of Archibald J. Weaver. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weaver.html#RLK0RLSL5]
**Arthur J. Weaver, Jr. (1912-1996), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960. Son of Governor Arthur J. Weaver. Appointed Special Ambassador by President Dwight Eisenhower to the independence ceremonies of The Republic of Togo, Africa, April 25-28, 1960. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weaver.html#0NO0ZI8SY]
**Phillip Hart Weaver (1919-1989), U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1955-1963. Son of Arthur J. Weaver. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weaver.html#R9M0JGUUG]

The Wells

*Samuel Wells II, delegate to the Louisiana Constitutional Convention 1811.
**James Madison Wells (1808-1899), Sheriff of Rapides Parish, Louisiana; Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1864-1865; Governor of Louisiana 1865-1867; Surveyor of the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana 1874-1880. Son of Samuel Wells II.
**Thomas Jefferson Wells, candidate for Governor of Louisiana 1859. Son of Samuel Wells II.

The Wests

*Francis West (1586-1634), Governor of Virginia Colony 1627-1629. Brother of John West.
*John West (1590-1659), Governor of Virginia Colony 1635-1637. Brother of Francis West.
**John West (1632-1691), member of the Virginia Colony House of Burgesses 1685. Son of John West.
***Nathaniel West (1665-1723), member of the Virginia Colony House of Burgesses 1703-1705. Son of John West.
***John West III (1676-1734), Justice of King and Queen County, Virginia; Sheriff of King and Queen County, Virginia; member of the Virginia Colony House of Burgesses; Justice of the Peace in Virginia Colony. Son of John West.

NOTE: Nathaniel West's daughter, Unity, was married to William Dandridge, who was uncle of Martha Washington, the wife of U.S. President George Washington. Unity and William were also direct ancestor of Edith Wilson, wife of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.

The Westcotts

*James Westcott (1802-1880), Secretary of the Florida Territory 1830-1834, Attorney General of Florida Territory 1834-1836, U.S. Senator from Florida 1845-1849. Father of James Westcott, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/westcott-westmoreland.html#R9M0JH2BM]
**James Westcott, Jr. (1839-1887), Florida State Representative, Attorney General of Florida 1868, Justice of the Florida Supreme Court 1868-1885, candidate for U.S. Senate from Florida 1872. Son of James Westcott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/westcott-westmoreland.html#RSD1F4T7Z]

The Whites

*Thomas White, member of the Maryland Legislature, Delaware Assemblyman, Chief Justice of the Kent County, Delaware Court of Common Pleas; delegate to the Delaware Constitutional Convention 1776 1792. Father of Samuel White.
**Samuel White (1770-1809), U.S. Senator from Delaware 1801-1809. Son of Thomas White.

The Whites of Idaho

*Compton I. White (1877-1956), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1928 1932 1836, U.S. Representative from Idaho 1933-1947 1949-1951. Father of Compton I. White, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000361]
**Compton I. White, Jr. (1920-1998), Mayor of Clark Fork, Idaho 1958-1962; candidate for Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate from Idaho 1960; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1963-1967. Son of Compton I. White. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000362]

The Whites of Kentucky

*John White (1802-1845), Kentucky State Representative 1832, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1835-1843, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1841-1843. Cousin of Addison White. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000380]
*Addison White (1824-1909), U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1851-1853. Cousin of John White. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000350]
**John D. White (1849-1920), U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1875-1877 1881-1875, Chairman of the Kentucky Republican Convention 1879, Kentucky State Representative 1879-1880, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1880, candidate for U.S. Senate from Kentucky 1881, candidate for Governor of Kentucky 1903, candidate for Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge 1912. Nephew of John White. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000381]

The Whites of Louisiana

*James White (1749-1809), North Carolina State Representative 1785, Delegate to the Continental Congress from North Carolina 1786-1788, U.S. Congressional Delegate from Southwest Territory 1794-1796, Judge of the District of Louisiana, Judge of the Orleans Territory. Father of Edward Douglas White Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/white5.html#R9V0BMI5G]
**Edward Douglass White Sr. (1795-1847), Judge of the New Orleans, Louisiana Municipal Court; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1829-1834 1939-1843; Governor of Louisiana 1835-1839. Son of James White. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/white3.html#R9M0JH7J9]
***Edward Douglass White (1845-1921), Louisiana State Senator 1874, Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court 1879-1880, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1891-1894, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1894-1910, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1910-1921. Son of Edward Douglass White Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/white3.html#R9M0JH7MT]

The Whitehills and Wises

*John Whitehill 1729-1815, Judge in Pennsylvania 1777, member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature 1780, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1803-1807. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whiteaker-whitehoss.html#R9M0JHAVM]
*Robert Whitehill 1738-1813, member of the Pennsylvania State Legislature, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1805-1813. Brother of John Whitehill. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whiteaker-whitehoss.html#R9M0JHAZ5]
**James Whitehill 1762-1822, Judge in Pennsylvania 1811, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1813. Son of John Whitehill. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whiteaker-whitehoss.html#R9M0JHAS2]
***John C. Kunkel 1898-1970, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1939-1951 1961-1967, candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1950. Great great grandson of Robert Whitehill. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kuhne-kurthy.html#R9M0J3CZP]

*Jonathan Sergeant 1746-1793, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania 1776, Pennsylvania Attorney General 1777. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/sena-serphin.html#RAM0Si7OB]
**John Sergeant 1779-1852, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1815-1823 1827-1829 1837-1841, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1832. Son of Jonathan Sergeant, great grandfather of John C. Kunkel. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/sena-serphin.html#R9M0JCBCK]
***Henry A. Wise 1806-1876, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1833-1844, U.S. Minister to Brazil 1844-1847, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention 1850, Governor of Virginia 1856-1859. Son-in-law of John Sergeant. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wise.html#R9M0JHY1Z]
****Richard Alsop Wise 1843-1900, member of the Virginia State Legislature, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1898-1899 1900. Son of Henry A. Wise. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wise.html#R9M0JHYG5]
****John Sergeant Wise 1846-1913, U.S. District Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia 1882-1883, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1883-1885, candidate for Governor of Virginia 1885. Son of Henry A. Wise. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wise.html#R9M0JHY92]
****George D. Wise 1831-1898, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1881-1885. Nephew of Henry A. Wise. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wise.html#R9M0JHXYG]

NOTE: John C. Kunkel was also grandson of John Christian Kunkel. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kuhne-kurthy.html#R9M0J3CW6]

The Whitehouses

*Sheldon Whitehouse (1883-1965), U.S Minister to Guatemala 1930-1933, U.S. Minister to Colombia 1933-1934. Father of Charles S. Whitehouse. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitehouse.html#RL303BG4H]
**Charles S. Whitehouse (1921-2001), U.S. Minister to Laos 1973-1975, U.S. Minister to Thailand 1975. Son of Sheldon Whitehouse. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitehouse.html#RL303ABOY]
***Sheldon Whitehouse (1955-), U.S. Attorney of Rhode Island 1994-1998, Attorney General of Rhode Island 1999-2003, candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island 2002, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island 2007-present. Son of Charles S. Whitehouse. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitehouse.html#07A01QRD4]

The Whitneys

*Henry B. Payne (1810-1896), Ohio State Senator 1849-1851, candidate for U.S. Senate from Ohio 1851, candidate for Governor of Ohio 1857, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1875-1877, member of the 1876 Electoral Commission, candidate for President of the United States 1880 1884, U.S. Senator from Ohio 1885-1891. Father-in-law of William Collins Whitney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/payne-payrow.html#R9M0J91O1]
**William Collins Whitney (1841-1904), Corporation Counsel of New York 1875-1882, U.S. Secretary of the Navy 1885-1889. Son-in-law of Henry B. Payne.
***Willard Dickerman Straight (1880-1918), American Vice-Counsel to Korea, American Vice-Counsel to Cuba. Son-in-law of William Collins Whitney.
***Frances P. Bolton (1885-1977), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1940-1969. Niece by marriage of William Collins Whitney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bola-bonbright.html#R9M0IPVEX]
***Chester C. Bolton (1882-1939), Lyndhurst, Ohio Councilman 1918-1921; Ohio State Senator 1923-1928; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1928; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1929-1937 1939, Chairman of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee 1934 1936. Husband of Frances P. Bolton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bola-bonbright.html#R9M0IPVBD]
****John Hay Whitney (1904-1982), U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1957-1961. Grandson of William Collins Whitney. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitney.html#RK30IKLHR]
****Oliver P. Bolton, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1953-1957 1963-1965. Son of Frances P. Bolton and Chester C. Bolton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bola-bonbright.html#R9M0IPVIG]

NOTE: William Collins Whitney was also father-in-law of British politician Almeric Paget, and Whitney's son, Payne Whitney, was son-in-law of U.S. Secretary of State John Hay [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hay.html#RFR0KMXPG] .

The Whittleseys

*Elisha Whittlesey (1783-1863), Ohio State Representative 1820-1821, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1823-1838, Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury 1849-1857 1861-1863. Cousin of Thomas T. Whittlesey and Frederick Whittelsey. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000431]
*Thomas T. Whittlesey (1798-1868), U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1836-1839, Wisconsin State Senator 1853-1854. Cousin of Elisha Whittlesey and Frederick Whittlesey. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000433]
*Frederick Whittlesey (1799-1851), Treasurer of Monroe County, New York 1829-1830; U.S. Representative from New York 1831-1835; Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1847-1848. Cousin of Elisha Whittlesey and Thomas T. Whittlesey. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitten-wickware.html#R9M0JHDJA]
**William A. Whittlesey (1796-1866), Ohio State Representative 1839-1840, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1849-1851, Mayor of Marietta, Ohio 1856 1860 1862. Nephew of Elisha Whittlesey. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitten-wickware.html#R9M0JHDQC]

The Wickliffes

*Charles A. Wickliffe (1788-1869), Kentucky State Representative 1814-1823 1834-1836, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1823-1833 1861-1863, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky 1836-1839, Governor of Kentucky 1839-1840, U.S. Postmaster General 1841-1845. Father of Robert C. Wickliffe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitten-wickware.html#R9M0JHEBL]
**Robert C. Wickliffe (1819-1895), Louisiana State Senator 1851-1854, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1854-1856, Governor of Louisiana 1856-1860, candidate to the Democratic National Convention 1876 1884, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1882. Son of Charles A. Wickliffe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitten-wickware.html#RL317YOQ3]
**David Levy Yulee (1810-1886), U.S. Representative from Florida 1841-1845, U.S. Senator from Florida 1845-1851 1855-1861. Son-in-law of Charles A. Wickliffe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/youngblood-yulee.html#R9M0JIGN2]
***Robert Charles Wickliffe (1874-1912), District Attorney for Louisiana 1902-1906, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1909-1912. Grandson of Charles A. Wickliffe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/whitten-wickware.html#R9M0JHEF5]
***J.C.W. Beckham (1869-1940), Kentucky State Representative, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky 1899-1900, Governor of Kentucky 1900-1907, candidate for U.S. Senate from Kentucky 1908 1936, U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1915-1921, candidate for Governor of Kentucky 1927. Nephew of Robert C. Wickliffe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/beckham-bedel.html#R9M0IP2J6]

The Wilbers

*David Wilber (1820-1890), member of the Otsego County, New York Board of Supervisors 1858-1859 1862 1865-1866; U.S. Representative from New York 1873-1875 1879-1881 1887-1890; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1880 1888. Father of David F. Wilber. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000452]
**David F. Wilber (1859-1928), U.S. Representative from New York 1895-1899, U.S. Consul to Barbados 1903-1905, U.S. Consul General to Singapore 1905-1907, U.S. Consul General to Halifax, Nova Scotia 1907-1909; U.S. Consul General to Kobe, Japan 1909-1910; U.S. Consul General to Vancouver, British Columbia 1910-1913; U.S. Consul General to Zurich, Germany 1913-1915; U.S. Consul General to Genoa, Italy 1915-1921; U.S. Consul General to Auckland, New Zealand 1922-1923; U.S. Consul General to Wellington, New Zealand 1922-1923; New York Republican Committeeman 1924-1927. Son of David Wilber. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000453]

The Wilburs

*Curtis D. Wilbur (1867-1954), Judge of the California Superior Court 1903-1918, Justice of the California Supreme Court 1918-1923, Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court 1923-1924, U.S. Secretary of the Navy 1924-1929, U.S. Judge for Court of Appeals in California 1929-1945. Brother of Ray Lyman Wilbur. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilbert-wilcomb.html#RFP1BQ3D7]
*Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), U.S. Secretary of the Interior 1929-1933. Brother of Curtis D. Wilbur. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilbert-wilcomb.html#RFP1BQXJI]

The Wilcoxes

*Jeduthun Wilcox (1768-1838), New Hampshire State Representative 1809-1811, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1813-1817. Father of Leonard Wilcox. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W0004567]
**Leonard Wilcox (1799-1850), New Hampshire State Representative 1828-1834, Judge of the New Hampshire Superior Court 1838-1840, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire 1842-1843. Son of Jeduthun Wilcox. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000458]

The Wileys

*Ariosto A. Wiley (1848-1908), Alabama State Representative 1884-1885 1888-1889 1896-1897, Alabama State Senator 1890-1893 1898-1899, U.S. Representative from Alabama 1901-1908. Brother of Oliver C. Wiley. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wiley.html#R9M0JHGLK]
*Oliver C. Wiley (1851-1917), Troy, Alabama Councilman; Pike County, Alabama Democratic Committeeman 1884-1886; Alabama Democratic Committeeman 1888; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1908-1909. Brother of Ariosto A. Wiley. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wiley.html#R9M0JHGWB]

The Wilkins

*William Wilkins (1779-1865), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1829 1843-1844, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1831-1834, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1832, U.S. Secretary of War 1844-1845. Brother of Ross Wilkins.
*Ross Wilkins (1799-1872), Pennsylvania State Representative 1829-1830, Judge of the Michigan Territory 1832-1836, U.S. District Judge of Michigan 1836-1870. Brother of William Wilkins.

The Wilkins of New York

*James W. Wilkin (1762-1845), New York Assemblyman 1800 1808-1809, New York State Senator 1801-1804 1811-1814, U.S. Representative from New York 1815-1819, candidate for U.S. Senate from New York 1815, Clerk of Orange County, New York 1819-1821; Treasurer of Orange County, New York. Father of Samuel J. Wilkin. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilfley-wilkin.html#R9M0JHH7A]
**Samuel J. Wilkin (1793-1866), New York Assemblyman 1824-1825, U.S. Representative from New York 1831-1833, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York 1844, New York State Senator 1848-1849. Son of James W. Wilkin. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilfley-wilkin.html#R9M0JHHAU]

The Williams

*Reuel Williams (1783-1862), member of the Maine Legislature 1812-1829 1832 1848, U.S. Senator from Maine 1837-1843. Father of Joseph H. Williams.
**Joseph H. Williams (1814-1896), Maine State Senator 1857, Governor of Maine 1857-1858, Maine State Representative 1864-1866 1873, candidate for Governor of Maine 1873. Son of Reuel Williams.

The Williams of North Carolina

*Robert Williams (1773-1836), North Carolina State Senator 1792-1803, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1797-1803, Governor of Mississippi Territory 1805-1809. Brother of Marmaduke Williams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams7.html#R9M0JHN79]
*Marmaduke Williams (1774-1850), North Carolina State Senator 1802, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1803-1809, delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Convention 1819, candidate for Governor of Alabama 1819, Alabama State Representative 1821-1839, Judge of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1832-1842. Brother of Robert Williams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams6.html#R9M0JHMLZ]
*John Williams (1778-1827), U.S. Senator from Tennessee 1815-1823, U.S. Charge d'Affaires to the Central American Federation 1825-1826, U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Guatemala 1826, Tennessee State Senator 1827-1828. Cousin of Robert Williams and Marmaduke Williams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams5.html#R9M0JHLBZ]
*Lewis Williams (1782-1842), member of the North Carolina House of Commons 1813-1814, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1815-1842. Cousin of Robert Williams and Marmaduke Williams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams6.html#R9M0JHMEW]
**Joseph Lanier Williams (1810-1865), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1837-1843, Judge of U.S. District Court of the Dakota Territory. Son of John Williams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams5.html#R9M0JHM4A]

NOTE: Robert Williams was also son-in-law of U.S. Representative Joseph Winston [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/winsor-wintenburg.html#R9M0JHXD6] , brother-in-law of Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Louis L. Winston [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/winsor-wintenburg.html#RKU0YSEGI] and Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Fountain Winston [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/winsor-wintenburg.html#RKS1EMIU3] , and second cousin by marriage of U.S. Representative Matthew Clay [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#R9M0ISR79] .

The Wilsons

*Ephraim King Wilson (1771-1834), U.S. Representative from Maryland 1827-1831. Father of Williams Sydney Wilson and Ephraim King Wilson II. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson3.html#R9M0JHR4R]
**William Sydney Wilson (1816-1862), member of the Mississippi Legislature 1858-1859 1860-1861, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1860, Delegate to the Confederate States Provisional Congress 1861. Son of Ephraim King Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson9.html#RDJ15VXIB]
**Ephraim King Wilson II (1821-1891), Maryland House Delegate 1847, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1873-1875, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1885-1891. Son of Ephraim King Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson3.html#R9M0JHR8A]
***John Walter Smith (1845-1925), Maryland State Senator 1890 1894 1898, candidate for Democratic nominations for U.S. Senate from Maryland 1891, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1899-1900, Governor of Maryland 1900-1904, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1908-1921. Adoptive son of Ephraim King Wilson II. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/smith5.html#R9M0JD6QA]

The Wilsons of Indiana

*John Wilson (1796-1864), Indiana State Representative 1840-1841. Father of James Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson5.html#RMB0TAC89]
**James Wilson (1825-1867), U.S. Representative from Indiana 1857-1861, U.S. Minister to Venezuela 1866-1867. Son of John Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson5.html#R9M0JHS7O]
**Samuel Campbell Dunn (1809-1881), Indiana State Representative 1839-1840. Nephew of John Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/dunn.html#RMB0SKCI5]
**William McKee Dunn (1814-1887), Indiana State Representative 1848-1849, delegate to the Indiana Constitutional Convention 1850 1851, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1859-1863. Nephew of John Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/dunn.html#R9M0IVM2R]
**David Maxwell Dunn, Indiana State Representative 1855. Nephew of John Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/dunn.html#RMB0SEO25]
***John L. Wilson (1850-1912), Indiana State Representative 1881, U.S. Representative from Washington 1889-1895, U.S. Senator from Washington 1895-1899. Son of James Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson5.html#R9M0JHTI5]

NOTE: Samuel Campbell Dunn, William McKee Dunn, and David Maxwell Dunn were also sons of Indiana State Senator Williamson Dunn [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/dunn.html#RMB0RZI5H] and nephews of Indiana State Representatives David Hervey Maxwell [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/maxwell.html#RMB0SO7GY] and Edward Russell Maxwell [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/maxwell.html#RMB0SVFE4] .

The Wilsons of Minnesota and Virginia

*Isaac Griffin (1756-1827), Justice of the Peace in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State Representative, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1812-1817. Great-grandfather of Eugene McLanahan Wilson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scritps/biodisplay.pl?index=G000461]
**Thomas Wilson (1765-1826), Virginia State Senator 1792-1795 1800-1804, Virginia House Delegate 1799-1800 1816-1817, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1811-1813. Father of Edgar C. Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson8.html#R9M0HUVR]
***Edgar C. Wilson (1800-1860), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1833-1835, Prosecuting Attorney of Marion County, Virginia. Son of Thomas Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson3.html#R9M0JHQXO]
****Eugene McLanahan Wilson (1833-1890), U.S. Attorney of Minnesota 1857-1861, U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1869-1871, candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1874, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1876, Minnesota State Senator 1878-1879, candidate for Governor of Minnesota 1888. Son of Edgar C. Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson3.html#R9M0JHRBU]
*****Charles H. Griffin (1926-1989), U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1968-1973. Great-great grandson of Isaac Griffin. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/griffin.html#R9M0IYQT6]

The Wilsons of New Hampshire

*James Wilson I (1766-1839), New Hampshire State Representative 1803-1808 1812-1814, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1809-1811. Father of James Wilson II. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson5.html#R9M0JHSER]
**James Wilson II (1797-1881), New Hampshire State Representative 1825-1837 1840 1846, candidate for Governor of New Hampshire 1835 1838, delegate to the Whig National Convention 1840, Surveyor of Public Lands of Wisconsin Territory 1841-1845, Surveyor of Public Lands of Iowa Territory 1841-1845, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1847-1850. Son of James Wilson I. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson5.html#R9M0JHSIA]

The Wilsons of New York

*Charles H. Wilson, candidate for New York Assemblyman 1912. Father of Malcolm Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson2.html#02P0UAKAD]
**Malcolm Wilson (1914-2000), New York Assemblyman 1939-1958, Lieutenant Governor of New York 1959-1973, Governor of New York 1973-1975, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1984. Son of Charles H. Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson2.html#RHS0IJLT5]

The Wilsons of Ohio

*Charles A. Wilson (1943-), Ohio State Representative 1997-2004, Ohio State Senator 2005-2007, U.S. Representative from Ohio 2007-present. Father of Jason Wilson.
**Jason Wilson, Ohio State Senator 2007-present. Son of Charles A. Wilson.

The Wilsons and McAdoos

*Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), Governor of New Jersey 1911-1913, President of the United States, 1913-1921. Former father-in-law of William Gibbs McAdoo. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wilson8.html#RAU0L5LV9]
**William Gibbs McAdoo (1863-1941), U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1913-1918, candidate for the Democratic nomination for President, 1920 and 1924, U.S. Senator from California 1933-1938. Former son-in-law of Woodrow Wilson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mayne-mcallen.html#R9M0J5KY5]

The Winslows

*Edward Winslow (1595-1655), Governor of Plymouth Colony 1633-1634 1636-1637 1644-1645. Father of Josiah Winslow.
**Josiah Winslow (1628-1680), Governor of Plymouth Colony 1673-1680. Son of Edward Winslow.

The Winthrops

*John Winthrop, Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony 1630-1634 1637-1640 1642-1644 1646-1649. Father of John Winthrop.
**John Winthrop (1606-1676), Magistrate of Connecticut Colony, Governor of Connecticut Colony 1657-1658 1659-1676. Son of John Winthrop.

NOTE: John Winthrop's great-granddaughter, Rebecca, was also daughter-in-law of Connecticut Governor Gurdon Saltonstall.

The Weeks

*John W. Weeks (1781-1853), U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1829-1833. Granduncle of Edgar Weeks and John W. Weeks. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weeks.html#R9M0JGWM5]
**Edgar Weeks (1839-1904), U.S. Representative from Michigan 1899-1903. Grandnephew of John W. Weeks. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weeks.html#R9M0JGWBK]
**John W. Weeks (1860-1926), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1905-1913, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts 1913-1919, U.S. Secretary of War 1921-1925. Grandnephew of John W. Weeks. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weeks.html#R9M0JGWIM]
***Sinclair Weeks (1893-1972), Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts 1930-1935; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts 1944; U.S. Secretary of Commerce 1953-1958. Son of John W. Weeks. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/weeks.html#R9M0JGWT8]

The Wirths

*Timothy E. Wirth (1939-), U.S. Representative from Colorado 1975-1987, U.S. Senator from Colorado 1987-1993. Uncle of Peter Wirth.
**Peter Wirth, member of New Mexico Legislature. Nephew of Timothy E. Wirth.

The Wolcotts and Griswolds

*Roger Wolcott 1679-1767, Governor of Connecticut 1750-1754. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/witherspoon-woldanski.html#0CA00I5LM]
**Oliver Wolcott 1726-1797, Judge in Connecticut 1774-1786, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut 1774-1778 1780-1784, Deputy Governor of Connecticut 1786-1796, Governor of Connecticut 1796-1797. Son of Roger Wolcott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/witherspoon-woldanski.html#RFZ17ME9C]
**William Pitkin 1694-1769, Governor of Connecticut 1766-1769. First cousin once removed of Roger Wolcott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pinkerton-pittoni.html#0CA00K2Z8]
**Matthew Griswold 1714-1799, Deputy Governor of Connecticut 1769-1784, Governor of Connecticut 1784-1786. Son-in-law of Roger Wolcott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/griswold.html#RYC1DI13Z]
***Oliver Wolcott, Jr. 1760-1833, Connecticut Comptroller 1788-1790, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1795-1800, Governor of Connecticut 1817-1827, delegate to the Connecticut Constitutional Convention 1818. Son of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/witherspoon-woldanski.html#RFP13Y0DV]
***Roger Griswold 1762-1812, U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1795-1805, Judge in Connecticut 1807-1809, Deputy Governor of Connecticut 1809-1811, Governor of Connecticut 1811-1812. Son of Matthew Griswold. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/griswold.html#R9M0IYTKA]
***Oliver Ellsworth 1745-1807, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut 1777-1884, Judge in Connecticut 1785-1789, U.S. Senator from Connecticut 1789-1796, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1796-1800. Grandnephew by marriage of Roger Wolcott. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ellsworth.html#R9M0IW34R]
****William W. Ellsworth 1791-1868, U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1829-1834, Connecticut State Senator 1836, Governor of Connecticut 1838-1842, Judge in Connecticut 1847-1861. Son of Oliver Ellsworth. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/ellsworth.html#R9M0IW3FD]
*****Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1891-1893 1895-1897. Grandson of Roger Griswold. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/griswold.html#R9M0IYTGQ]

The Woods

*Fernando Wood (1812-1881), U.S. Representative from New York 1841-1843 1863-1865 1867-1881, Mayor of New York City 1855-1858 1860-1862. Brother of Benjamin Wood. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000694]
*Benjamin Wood (1820-1900), U.S. Representative from New York 1861-1865 1881-1883, New York State Senator 1866-1867. Brother of Fernando Wood. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000690]

The Woods of Pennsylvania

*John Wood (1816-1898), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1859-1861. Uncle of Alan Wood, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wood5.html#R9M0JI2A8]
**Alan Wood, Jr. (1834-1902), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1875-1877. Nephew of John Wood. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/wood1.html#R9M0JI1HX]

The Woods of Pennsylvania (II)

*John Woods (1761-1816), Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Councilman 1794-1786, Pennsylvania State Senator 1797, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1815-1816. Brother of Henry Woods. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/woods.html#R9M0JI51A]
*Henry Woods (1764-1826), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1799-1803. Brother of Henry Woods. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/woods.html#R9M0JI4QP]

The Woodsons

*Samuel H. Woodson (1777-1827), U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1821-1823, Kentucky State Representative 1825-1826. Father of Samuel H. Woodson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000729]
**Samuel H. Woodson (1815-1881), Missouri State Representative 1853-1854, delegate to the Missouri Constitutional Convention 1855, U.S. Representative from Missouri 1857-1861, Judge in Missouri 1875-1881. Son of Samuel H. Woodson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000728]

The Woodwards

*William Woodward, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1815-1817. Father of Joseph A. Woodward.
**Joseph A. Woodward (1806-1885), member of the South Carolina Legislature, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1843-1853. Son of William Woodward.

The Wrights

*Joseph A. Wright (1810-1867), Indiana State Representative 1833-1838, Indiana State Senator 1838-1842, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1843-1845, Governor of Indiana 1849-1857, U.S. Minister to Prussia 1857-1861 1862-1865, U.S. Senator from Indiana 1862-1863. Brother of George G. Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000766]
*George G. Wright (1820-1896), Prosecuting Attorney of Van Buren County, Iowa 1847-1848; Iowa State Senator 1849-1851; Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court 1854-1870; U.S. Senator from Iowa 1871-1877. Brother of Joseph A. Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000759]

The Wrights of Maryland

*Turbutt Wright (1741-1783), Maryland Assemblyman 1773-1774 1781-1782, delegate to the Maryland Constitutional Convention 1776, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland 1782. Cousin of Robert Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000771]
*Robert Wright (1752-1826), Maryland House Delegate 1784-1786, Maryland State Senator 1801, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1801-1806, Governor of Maryland 1806-1809, Clerk of Queen Anne's County, Maryland 1810; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1810-1817 1821-1823. Cousin of Turbutt Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000768]

The Wrights of Pennsylvania

*Myron Benjamin Wright (1847-1894), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1889-1894. Brother of Charles Frederick Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000767]
*Charles Frederick Wright (1856-1925), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1896 1904 1908, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1899-1905, Treasurer of Pennsylvania 1911-1913, Commissioner of Public Service in Pennsylvania 1915-1916. Brother of Myron Benjamin Wright. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000756]


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