List of United States political families (C)


List of United States political families (C)

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

The Cabaniss and McRaes

*Thomas Banks Cabaniss (1835-1915), Georgia State Representative 1865-1867, Solicitor General in Georgia, Georgia State Senator 1878-1880 1884-1886, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1893-1895, Mayor of Forsyth, Georgia 1910; Forsyth, Georgia Circuit Court Judge 1912-1913. Cousin of Thomas Chipman McRae. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000001]
*Thomas Chipman McRae (1851-1929), Arkansas State Representative 1877-1879, Arkansas Presidential Elector 1880, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1884 1896 1900, U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1885-1903, delegate to the Arkansas Constitutional Convention 1918, Governor of Arkansas 1921-1925. Cousin of Thomas Banks Cabaniss. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000597]

The Cables

*Joseph Cable (1801-1880), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1849-1853. Great-grandfather of John L. Cable. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000008]
**John L. Cable (1884-1971), Prosecuting Attorney of Allen County, Ohio 1917-1921; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1921-1925 1929-1933. Great-grandson of Joseph Cable. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000007]

The Cadwaladers

*Thomas Cadwalader (1708-1779), New Jersey House Burgess, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Common Councilman; Pennsylvania Colony Councilman 1755-1775. Father of John Cadwalader and Lambert Cadwalader.
**John Cadwalader (1742-1786), Maryland Assemblyman. Son of Thomas Cadwalder.
**Lambert Cadwalader (1742-1823), Pennsylvania Colony Assemblyman, member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Committee of Correspondence; delegate to the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention 1776; Delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey 1785-1787; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1789-1791 1793-1795. Son of Thomas Cadwalader.
***Samuel Ringgold (1770-1829), Maryland House Delegate 1795, Maryland State Senator 1801-1806, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1810-1815 1817-1821. Son-in-law of John Cadwalader.

The Cadys

*Daniel Cady (1773-1859), New York Assemblyman 1808-1813, Supervisor of Johnstown, New York 1809-1810; District Attorney in New York 1813; U.S. Representative from New York 1815-1817; Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1847-1855; Judge of Court of Appeals. Uncle of John W. Cady. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000014]
**John W. Cady (1790-1854), Clerk of Johnstown, New York 1814 1816-1817; Supervisor of Montgomery County, New York 1818-1822 1826-1829; New York Assemblyman 1822; U.S. Representative from New York 1823-1825; District Attorney of Fulton County, New York 1840-1846; Justice of the Peace of Johnstown, New York 1853. Nephew of Daniel Cady. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000015]

The Caffertas and Vucanoviches

*Barbara Vucanovich (1921-), U.S. Representative from Nevada 1983-1997. Mother of Patricia Dillon Cafferta.
**Patricia Dillon Cafferta, Treasurer of Nevada, District Attorney in Nevada. Daughter of Barbara Vucanovich.

The Cafferys

*Donelson Caffery (1835-1906), U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1893-1901. Grandfather of Patrick T. Caffery. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000016]
**Patrick T. Caffery (1932-), Louisiana State Representative 1864-1968, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1869-1873. Grandson of Donelson Caffery. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c000017]

The Calhouns and Pickens

*John E. Colhoun (1749-1802), member of the South Carolina Legislature, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1801-1802. First cousin of Joseph Calhoun and John Caldwell Calhoun. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/colen-collingwood.html#R9M0IT4HS]
*Joseph Calhoun (1750-1817), South Carolina State Representative 1804-1805, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1807-1811. First cousin of John E. Colhoun and John Caldwell Calhoun. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/calhoun.html#R9M0IRM25]
*John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850), South Carolina State Representative 1808, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1811-1817, U.S. Secretary of War 1817-1825, Vice President of the United States 1825-1832, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1832-1843 1845-1850, U.S. Secretary of State 1844-1845. First cousin and son-in-law of John E. Colhoun and first cousin of Joseph Calhoun. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/calhoun.html#R9M0IRLYM]
*Andrew Pickens (1739-1817), South Carolina State Representative 1781-1794 1800-1812, delegate to the South Carolina Constitutional Convention 1790, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1793-1795, candidate for U.S. Senate from South Carolina 1797. Brother-in-law of John E. Colhoun.
**Thomas Green Clemson (1807-1888), U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Belgium 1844-1851. Son-in-law of John Caldwell Calhoun. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clementson-cletus.html#RK70RA38K]
**Andrew Pickens (1779-1838), Governor of South Carolina 1816-1818. Son of Andrew Pickens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phillipson-picket.html#RHS0UDZG8]
***Francis W. Pickens (1805-1869), South Carolina State Representative 1832-1834, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1834-1843, South Carolina State Senator 1844-1846, U.S. Minister to Russia 1858-1860, Governor of South Carolina 1860-1862. Son of Andrew Pickens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/phillipson-picket.html#R9M0J9H97]
****Matthew C. Butler (1836-1909), South Carolina State Representative 1860 1866, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1870, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1877-1895. Son-in-law of Francis W. Pickens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/butler6.html#R9M0IE2I]

NOTE: Matthew C. Butler was also son of U.S. Representative William Butler [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/butler9.html#R9M0IRF5F] , grandson of U.S. Representative William Butler [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/butler9.html#R9M0IRF1W] , nephew of U.S. Senator Andrew Pickens Butler [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/butler1.html#R9M0IRCZK] and South Carolina Governor Pierce M. Butler [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/butler7.html#RHS0VKRJ0] , first cousin of Rhode Island legislator James DeWolf Perry [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/perry.html#S3J123YDZE] , and first cousin by marriage of U.S. diplomat August Belmont [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bellacosa-bendl.html#RKD14CSFR] .

The Calls and Collins

*Richard K. Call (1792-1862), U.S. Congressional Delegate from Florida Territory 1823, Governor of Florida Territory 1836-1839 1841-1844, candidate for Governor of Florida 1845. Uncle of Wilkinson Call. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/califano-callaghan.html#RCG0M6YA6]
**Wilkinson Call (1834-1910), U.S. Senator from Florida 1879-1897. Nephew of Richard K. Call. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/califano-callaghan.html#R9M0IRMJV]
***LeRoy Collins (1909-1991), Florida State Representative 1934-1940, Florida State Senator 1940-1954, Governor of Florida 1955-1961, candidate for U.S. Senate from Florida 1968. Great-grandson-in-law of Richard K. Call. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/collins8.html#RIO0TKME8]
****LeRoy Collins, Jr., candidate for Republican nomination for U.S. Senate from Florida 2006. Son of LeRoy Collins.

NOTE: Wilkinson Call was also cousin of U.S. Senator James D. Walker. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/walker5.html#R9M0JGEY8]

The Calverts

*Cecilius Calvert (1605-1675), Proprietor of Maryland Colony 1632-1675. Brother of Leonard Calvert.
*Leonard Calvert (1606-1647), Governor of Maryland Colony 1634-1647. Brother of Cecilius Calvert.
**Charles Calvert (1637-1715), Deputy Governor of Maryland Colony 1661-1675, Governor of Maryland Colony 1675-1689. Son of Cecilius Calvert.
***Benedict Calvert (1679-1715), Governor of Maryland Colony. Son of Charles Calvert.
****Charles Calvert (1699-1751), Proprietor of Maryland Colony 1715-1751, Governor of Maryland Colony 1721-1727. Son of Benedict Calvert.
****Benedict Leonard Calvert, Governor of Maryland Colony 1727-1731. Son of Benedict Calvert.
*****Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), Proprietor of Maryland 1751-1771. Son of Charles Calvert.
*****Robert Eden (1741-1784), Governor of Maryland Colony 1769-1776. Son-in-law of Charles Calvert.

NOTE: Cecilius Calvert was also Governor of Newfoundland Colony. Benedict Calvert was also a member of the British Parliament for Harwich. Cecilius and Leonard Calvert's father, George, was Proprietor of the Province of Avalon. Benedict Calvert's great-great-great-granddaughter, Mary Anna Custis Lee, was also step-great-granddaughter of U.S. President George Washington and connected to the Lee family.

The Camachos

*Carlos Camacho (1924-1979), Governor of Guam 1969-1975. Father of Felix Perez Camacho.
**Felix Perez Camacho (1957-), Governor of Guam 2003-present. Son of Carlos Camacho.

The Camerons

*Simon Cameron (1799-1889), U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1845-1849 1857-1861 1867-1877, U.S. Secretary of War 1861-1862, U.S. Minister to Russia 1862. Father of J. Donald Cameron. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000068]
**J. Donald Cameron (1833-1918), U.S. Secretary of War 1876-1877, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1877-1897, Chairman of the Republican National Committee 1879-1880. Son of Simon Cameron. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000065]

NOTE: J. Donald Cameron was also nephew-in-law of U.S. Secretary of State and of the Treasury John Sherman.

The Camdens

*Johnson N. Camden (1828-1908), Prosecuting Attorney of Braxton County, West Virginia; Prosecuting Attorney of Nicholas County, West Virginia; candidate for Governor of West Virginia 1868 1872; U.S. Senator from West Virginia 1881-1887 1893-1895. Father of Johnson N. Camden, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000062]
**Johnson N. Camden, Jr. (1865-1942), U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1914-1915. Son of Johnson N. Camden. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000063]

The Campbells

*Lewis D. Campbell (1811-1882), candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 1840 1842 1844 1858, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1849-1858 1871-1872, U.S. Minister to Mexico 1866-1867, Ohio State Senator 1869-1870, delegate to the Ohio Constitutional Convention 1873. Uncle of James E. Campbell. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000096]
**James E. Campbell (1843-1924), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1884-1889, Governor of Ohio 1890-1892, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1892 1920 1924, candidate for Governor of Ohio 1895. Nephew of Lewis D. Campbell. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000087]

The Campbells of South Carolina

*John Campbell (1795-1845), U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1829-1831 1837-1845. Brother of Robert B. Campbell. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000090]
*Robert B. Campbell, candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1820, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1823-1825 1834-1837, South Carolina State Senator, South Carolina State Representative 1840, U.S. Consul in Habana, Cuba 1842-1850; U.S. Consul in London, England 1854-1861. Brother of John Campbell. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/campbell-robert-blair.html]

The Campbells of South Carolina (II)

*Carroll Campbell, Jr. (1940-2005), candidate for South Carolina State Representative 1969, South Carolina State Representative 1970-1974, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1974, South Carolina State Senator 1976-1978, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1979-1987, Governor of South Carolina 1987-1995, candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1996. Father of Mike Campbell.
**Mike Campbell, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 2006. Son of Carroll Campbell, Jr..

The Campbells of Virginia

*David Campbell (1779-1859), Virginia State Senator 1820-1824, Governor of Virginia 1837-1840. Brother of John Campbell.
*John Campbell, Treasurer of the United States 1829-1839. Brother of David Campbell.

The Candlers

*Milton A. Candler (1837-1909), Georgia State Representative 1861-1863, delegate to the Georgia Constitutional Convention 1865, Georgia State Senator 1868-1872, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1872 1876, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1875-1879. Cousin of Allen D. Candler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000112]
*Allen D. Candler (1834-1910), Mayor of Gainesville, Georgia; Georgia State Representative 1873-1877; Georgia State Senator 1878-1879; U.S. Representative from Georgia 1883-1891; Georgia Secretary of State 1894-1898; Governor of Georgia 1898-1902. Cousin of Milton A. Candler. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/candler-allen-daniel.html]
**Ezekiel S. Candler, Jr. (1862-1944), Alcorn County, Mississippi Democratic Committeeman; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1901-1921; Mayor of Corinth, Mississippi 1933-1937. Nephew of Milton A. Candler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000110]

The Cannons

* See Cannon family

The Cannons of Delaware

*William Cannon (1809-1865), Governor of Delaware 1863-1865. Father of Philip L. Cannon.
**Philip L. Cannon, Lieutenant Governor of Delaware 1901-1905. Son of William Cannon.

The Cantwells

*Paul F. Cantwell, Marion County, Indiana Commissioner; Indianapolis, Indiana Councilman; Indiana State Legislator. Father of Maria Cantwell.
**Maria Cantwell (1958-), Washington State Representative 1987-1993, U.S. Representative from Washington 1993-1995, U.S. Senator from Washington 2001-present. Daughter of Paul F. Cantwell. [http://usliberals.about.com/od/2006ussenateraces/p/SenCantwell.htm]

The Capertons

*Hugh Caperton (1781-1847), Sheriff of Monroe County, Virginia 1805; Virginia House Delegate 1810-1813 1826-1830; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1813-1815. Father of Allen T. Caperton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000131]
**Allen T. Caperton (1810-1876), Virginia House Delegate 1841-1842 1857-1861, Virginia State Senator 1844-1848, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention 1850 1861, Confederate States Senator from Virginia 1864-1865, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1875-1876. Son of Hugh Caperton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000130]

The Cappers and Crawfords

*Samuel J. Crawford (1835-1913), Kansas State Representative 1861, Republican National Committeeman 1866-1868, Governor of Kansas 1865-1868. Father-in-law of Arthur Capper. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/crawford.html#RDH0PC7IO]
**Arthur Capper (1865-1951), Governor of Kansas 1915-1919, U.S. Senator from Kansas 1919-1949, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1936. Son-in-law of Samuel J. Crawford. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/capozzi-carew.html#R9M0IRU81]

The Cardins

*Meyer M. Cardin, Maryland House Delegate 1935-1937, Baltimore, Maryland Circuit Court Judge 1967-1977. Brother of Maurice A. Cardin.
*Maurice A. Cardin, Maryland House Delegate 1951-1966. Brother of Meyer M. Cardin.
**Benjamin L. Cardin (1943-), Maryland House Delegate 1967-1986, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1987-2007, U.S. Senator from Maryland 2007-present. Son of Meyer M. Cardin. [http://usliberals.about.com/od/2006ussenateraces/p/BCardin.htm]
***Jon S. Cardin, Maryland House Delegate 2003-present. Nephew of Benjamin L. Cardin.

The Carews and Magners

*Thomas F. Magner (1860-1945), New York Assemblyman 1888, U.S. Representative from New York 1889-1895. Uncle of John F. Carew. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000051]
**John F. Carew (1873-1951), New York Assemblyman 1904, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1912 1924, U.S. Representative from New York 1913-1929, Justice of the New York Supreme Court 1929-1943. Nephew of Thomas F. Magner. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000142]

The Careys

*Joseph M. Carey (1845-1924), U.S. Attorney of Wyoming Territory 1869-1871, Justice of the Wyoming Territory Supreme Court 1871-1876, Republican National Committeeman 1876-1897, Mayor of Cheyenne, Wyoming 1881-1885; U.S. Congressional Delegate from Wyoming Territory 1885-1890; U.S. Senator from Wyoming 1890-1895; Governor of Wyoming 1911-1915. Father of Robert D. Carey. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000145]
**Robert D. Carey (1878-1937), Progressive Party National Committeeman 1912-1916, Governor of Wyoming 1919-1923, U.S. Senator from Wyoming 1930-1937. Son of Joseph M. Cary. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000146]

The Carltons

*Doyle E. Carlton (1887-1972), Florida State Senator 1917-1919, Governor of Florida 1929-1933, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1948. Relative of Vassar B. Carlton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/carlstrom-carmical.html#RIO0TJ0JN]
*Vassar B. Carlton, Justice of the Florida Supreme Court 1969-1974. Relative of Doyle E. Carlton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/carlstrom-carmical.html#RSE0VFTV2]

The Carmichaels

*Jesse M. Carmichael, Alabama Secretary of State. Father of Archibald Hill Carmichael. [http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/al/dale/bios/gbs407carmicha.txt]
**Archibald Hill Carmichael (1864-1947), Alabama Solicitor 1890-1894, Alabama State Representative 1907-1911 1915-1919, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1916 1928 1932, Alabama State Senator 1919-1923, member of the Alabama State Board of Education 1919-1947, member of the Tuscumbia, Alabama Board of Education 1920-1947; U.S. Representative from Alabama 1933-1937. Son of Jesse M. Carmichael. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000159]

The Carmichaels of Maryland

*William Carmichael (1739-1795), Delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland 1778-1779, U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Spain 1782-1794. Granduncle of Richard Bennett Carmichael. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000161]
**Richard Bennett Carmichael (1807-1884), Maryland House Delegate 1831 1841-1866, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1833-1835, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1856 1864 1868 1876, Judge of Maryland Circuit Court 1858-1864, Judge of Queen Anne's County, Maryland Court 1861; President of the Maryland Constitutional Convention 1867. Grandnephew of William Carmichael. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000160]

The Carnahans

*A.S.J. Carnahan (1897–1968), U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1945–1947 and 1949–1961; U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, 1961–1963. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000162]
**Melvin E. Carnahan (1934–2000), governor of Missouri, 1993–2000; died in plane crash while running for United States Senate, posthumously elected; son of A.S.J. Carnahan, husband of Jean Carnahan. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/carmicle-carnes.html#RIO0R1XUG]
**Jean Carnahan (born 1933), wife of Mel Carnahan, appointed to Senate in his stead, 2000, served 2001–2002; mother of Russ and Robin Carnahan. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001043]
***Russ Carnahan (born 1958), U.S. Representative from Missouri, 2005-; son of Mel and Jean Carnahan. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001060]
***Robin Carnahan (born 1961), Missouri Secretary of State, 2005-; daughter of Mel and Jean Carnahan. [http://www.carnahanformissouri.com/about/]

The Carrs

*Francis Carr (1751-1821), Massachusetts State Representative 1791-1795 1801-1803, Massachusetts State Senator 1809-1811, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1812-1813. Father of James Carr. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000175]
**James Carr (1777-1818), Massachusetts State Representative 1806-1811, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1815-1817. Son of Francis Carr. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000176]

The Carrolls

The Carrolls of Maryland were a very active family during the early history of the United States
*Charles Carroll, Barrister (1723–1783), delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland, 1776–1777. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000184]
*Daniel Carroll (1730–1796), delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1781–1783; signer of Articles of Confederation, 1781; member of the United States Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1789–1791; first cousin of Charles the Barrister and Charles of Carrollton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000187]
**Richard Brent (1757–1814), U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1795–1799 and 1801–1803; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1809–1814; nephew of Daniel Carroll. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000802]
***William Leigh Brent (1784–1848), U.S. Representative from Louisiana, 1823–1829; nephew of Richard Brent. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000803]
*John Carroll (1735–1815), First Roman Catholic Bishop of Baltimore, brother of Daniel, first cousin of Charles the Barrister and Charles of Carrollton.
*Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737–1832), delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland, 1776–1781; signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, 1776; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1789–1792; first cousin of Charles the Barrister, Daniel and John. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000185]
**Charles H. Carroll (1794–1865), U.S. Representative from New York, 1843–1847; great-grandson of Daniel Carroll. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/carroll.html#R9M0IRYYS]
**John Lee Carroll (1830–1911), Governor of Maryland, 1876–1880; great-grandson of Charles Carroll of Carrollton.

The Carrolls of Tennessee

*William Carroll (1788-1844), Governor of Tennessee 1821-1827 1829-1835. Father of William Henry Caroll.
**William Henry Carroll (1810-1868), Postmaster in Tennessee. Son of William Carroll.

The Carsons

*Julia Carson (1938-2007), Indiana State Representative 1972-1976, Indiana State Senator 1976-1990, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1997-2007. Grandmother of Andre Carson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000191]
**Andre Carson (1974-), Indianapolis, Indiana Councilman 2007-2008; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2008-present. Grandson of Julia Carson. [http://carson.house.gov/bio.shtml]

The Carters

*Jimmy Carter (born 1924), Governor of Georgia, 1971–1975; President, 1977–1981 [http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.org/documents/jec/jecbio_p.phtml]
**Jack Carter (born 1947), 2006 candidate for Senate from Nevada [http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2005/Oct-05-Wed-2005/news/3689378.html]

The Carters, Graysons, Monroes, Orrs, and Smallwoods

*William Grayson (1740-1790), Virginia House Delegate 1784-1785 1788, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia 1785-1787, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1789-1790. Cousin of James Monroe.
*James Monroe (1758-1831), Virginia House Delegate 1782 1786 1810-1811, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia 1783-1786, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1790-1794, U.S. Minister to France 1794-1796, Governor of Virginia 1799-1802 1811, U.S. Minister to Great Britain 1803-1807, U.S. Secretary of State 1811-1814 1815-1817, U.S. Secretary of War 1814-1815, President of the United States 1817-1825, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention 1829. Cousin of William Grayson.
*William Smallwood (1732-1792), Governor of Maryland 1785-1788, Maryland State Senator 1791-1792. Brother-in-law of William Grayson.
**Alexander Orr (1761-1835), member of the Kentucky Legislature, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1791-1797. Nephew of William Grayson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/orr.html#R9M0J8IXP]
**James Monroe (1799-1870), U.S. Representative from New York 1839-1841, member of the New York Legislature. Nephew of James Monroe. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/monroe.html#R9M0J728N]
***William Grayson Carter, Kentucky State Senator 1834-1838. Grandson of William Grayson.

NOTE: James Monroe was also nephew of Continental Congressional Delegate Joseph Jones [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/jones5.html#RAH0TR8GT] , distant cousin of Kentucky Secretary of State Thomas Monroe [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/monroe.html#RJ00Q4G2B] .

The Carterets

*George Carteret (1610-1680), Proprietor of Carolina Colony. Cousin of Philip Carteret and Peter Carteret.
*Philip Carteret (1639-1682), Governor of New Jersey Colony 1665-1672. Cousin of George Carteret.
*Peter Carteret, Governor of Albemarle Colony. Cousin of George Carteret.

The Cases and Holts

*Clifford P. Case (1904-1982), Rahway, New Jersey Councilman 1938-1942; New Jersey Assemblyman 1943-1945; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1945-1953; U.S. Senator from New Jersey 1955-1979; candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1968. Grandfather of Matthew Holt. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000220]
**Matthew Holt, Mayor of Clinton, New Jersey; member of the Hunterdon County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders. Grandson of Clifford P. Case. [http://politickernj.com/tags/clifford-case]

The Caseys

The Caseys are a family originally from New York City, but settled in Scranton, Pennsylvania after World War II.
*Bob Casey, Sr., (January 9, 1932 – May 30, 2000); unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania in 1966, 1970, 1978; Auditor General of Pennsylvania 1969–1977; Governor of Pennsylvania 1987–1995. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/casebolt-caseyjones.html#RHX0PJJVV]
**Bob Casey, Jr., (April 13, 1960-); Auditor General of Pennsylvania 1997–2005; Treasurer of Pennsylvania 2005–2006; US Senator (2007-); son of Bob Casey, Sr. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c001070]
**Patrick Casey, candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2000. Son of Robert P. Casey, Sr. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/casebolt-caseyjones.html#0M300K3TN]

The Casses and Ballengers

*Lewis Cass (1782-1866), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1806-1807, Governor of Michigan 1813-1831, U.S. Secretary of War 1831-1836, U.S. Minister to France 1836-1842, U.S. Senator from Michigan 1845-1848 1849-1857, candidate for President of the United States 1848, U.S. Secretary of State 1857-1860. Great-great grandfather of Cass Ballenger. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000233]
**Cass Ballenger (1926-), North Carolina State Representative 1974-1976, North Carolina State Senator 1976-1986, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1986-2005. Great-great grandson of Lewis Cass. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000104]

The Castors

*Elizabeth Castor (1941-), candidate for U.S. Senate from Florida 2004. Wife of Sam Bell III.
*Sam Bell III, Florida State Legislator. Husband of Elizabeth Castor.
**Katherine A. Castor (1966-), member of Hillsborough County, Florida Board of Commissioners 2002-2006; U.S. Representative from Florida 2007-present. Daughter of Elizabeth Castor.

The Catts

*Sidney Johnston Catts (1863-1936), Governor of Florida 1917-1921. Father of Sidney Johnston Catts, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/catron-cavanagh.html#RIO0TIQDH]
**Sidney Johnston Catts, Jr., delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1940. Son of Sidney Johnston Catts. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/catron-cavanagh.html#0DH0LBUYD]

The Celebrezzes

See Celebrezze family

The Chalmers

*Joseph W. Chalmers (1806-1853), U.S. Senator from Mississippi 1845-1847. Father of Joseph W. Chalmers. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000273]
**James Ronald Chalmers (1831-1898), Mississippi State Senator 1876-1877, U.S. Representative from Mississippi 1877-1882. Son of Joseph W. Chalmers. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000272]

The Chamberlains

*William Chamberlain (1755-1828), Vermont State Representative 1785 1787-1796 1805 1808, delegate to the Vermont Constitutional Convention 1791 1814, Vermont Governor's Councilman 1796-1803, U.S. Representative from Vermont 1803-1805 1809-1911, Lieutenant Governor of Vermont 1813-1815. Grandfather of Joshua Chamberlain.
**Joshua Chamberlain (1828-1914), Governor of Maine 1867-1871. Grandson of William Chamberlain.

The Chandlers

* Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler I (1898–1991) was a governor of Kentucky, a U.S. Senator and the Baseball Commissioner who oversaw the initial steps toward integration of the major leagues, beginning with the debut of Jackie Robinson with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. . [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000290]
* Albert Benjamin "Ben" Chandler III (born 1959) is an American politician from Kentucky and grandson of "Happy" Chandler. He was the democratic candidate for Governor in 2003 and now is the member of the House of Representatives for the sixth district of Kentucky and was first elected in 2004. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c001058]

The Chandlers of Maine

*John Chandler (1762-1841), Massachusetts State Senator 1803-1805, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1805-1809, Sheriff of Kennebec County, Maine; member of the Massachusetts General Court 1819; Maine State Senator 1819-1820; U.S. Senator from Maine 1820-1829. Brother of Thomas Chandler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000291]
*Thomas Chandler (1772-1866), New Hampshire State Senator 1817-1819 1825-1828, New Hampshire State Representative 1828, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1829-1833. Brother of John Chandler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000294]
**Zachariah Chandler (1813-1879), Mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1851-1852; U.S. Senator from Michigan 1857-1875 1879; U.S. Secretary of the Interior 1875-1877; Chairman of the Republican National Committee 1876-1879. Nephew of John Chandler and Thomas Chandler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000299]
***Eugene Hale (1836-1918), Prosecuting Attorney of Hancock County, Maine; member of Maine Legislature the 1867-1868; U.S. Representative from Maine 1869-1879; U.S. Senator from Maine 1881-1911. Son-in-law of Zachariah Chandler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000029]
****Frederick Hale (1874-1963), Maine State Representative 1905-1906, Republican National Committeeman 1912-1918, U.S. Senator from Maine 1917-1941. Son of Eugene Hale. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000031]
*****Rodney D. Chandler (1942-), Washington State Representative, U.S. Representative from Washington 1983-1993. Great-great-grandnephew of Zachariah Chandler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000293]

NOTE: Fredrick Hale was also cousin of U.S. Representative Robert Hale. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000036]

The Chandlers of Tennessee

*Walter Chandler (1887-1967), Tennessee State Representative 1917, Tennessee State Senator 1921, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1935-1940, Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee 1940-1946 1955; delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1940 1944. Father of J. Wyeth Chandler.
**J. Wyeth Chandler (1930-2004), Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee 1972-1982; Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee 1982-1996. Son of Walter Chandler.

The Chanlers

*John W. Chanler (1826-1877), New York Assemblyman 1858-1859, candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1860, U.S. Representative from New York 1863-1869. Father of William A. Chanler and Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000302]
**William A. Chanler (1867-1934), New York Assemblyman 1897, U.S. Representative from New York 1899-1901. Son of John W. Chanler. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000303]
**Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942), Lieutenant Governor of New York 1907-1908, candidate for Governor of New York 1908, New York Assemblyman 1910-1912. Son of John W. Chanler. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9502e6DA1F3FEE3ABC4D51DFB366838A639EDE]

The Chapmans

*John Grant Chapman (1798-1856), Maryland House Delegate 1824-1832 1843-1844, Maryland State Senator 1832-1836, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1845-1849. Father of Andrew Grant Chapman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000314]
**Andrew Grant Chapman (1839-1892), Maryland House Delegate 1867-1868 1870 1872 1879 1885, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1881-1883, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1888. Son of John Grant Chapman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000307]

The Chases and Spragues

*Salmon P. Chase (1808-1873), Cincinnati, Ohio City Councilman 1840-1849; U.S. Senator from Ohio 1849-1855 1861; Governor of Ohio 1856-1860; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1861-1864; candidate for the Republican nominations for President of the United States 1864; Chief Justice of the United States 1864-1873; candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States 1868; candidate for President of the United States 1872. Former father-in-law of William Sprague. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000332]
**William Sprague (1830-1915), Governor of Rhode Island 1860-1863, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island 1863-1875. Former son-in-law of Salmon P. Chase. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000747]

NOTE: William Sprague was also the nephew of U.S. Senator William Sprague III. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000746]

The Chavezes and Tristanis

*Dennis Chavez (1888-1962), member of the New Mexico Legislature, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1930-1934, U.S. Senator from New Mexico 1935-1962. Grandfather of Gloria Tristani. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000338]
**Gloria Tristani, member of the New Mexico Corporation Commission 1994-1997, member of the Federal Communications Commission 1997-2001, candidate for U.S. Senate from New Mexico 2002. Granddaughter of Dennis Chavez. [http://www.fcc.gov/commissioners/previous/tristani/biography.html]

The Cheathams and Whites

*George Henry White (1852-1918), North Carolina State Representative 1881, North Carolina State Senator 1885, Solicitor in North Carolina 1886-1894, Prosecuting Attorney in North Carolina 1886-1894, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1896 1900, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1897-1901. Brother-in-law of Henry P. Cheatham.
*Henry P. Cheatham (1857-1935), Register of Deeds of Vance County, North Carolina 1884-1888; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1889-1893; candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1896; Recorder or Deeds of District of Columbia 1897-1901. Brother-in-law of George Henry White.

The Cheneys

*Richard B. Cheney (1941-), White House Chief of Staff 1975-1977, U.S. Representative from Wyoming 1979-1989, U.S. Secretary of Defense 1989-1993, Vice President of the United States 2001-present. Father of Elizabeth Cheney. [http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0882164.html]
*Lynne Cheney (1941-), chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, founder of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, senior fellow in education and culture at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, director of Reader's Digest Association, Inc., director emerita of the Independent Women's Forum, co-host of Crossfire, director of the Lockheed Corporation, former Republican Vice Presidential nominee
**Elizabeth Cheney (1966-), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs 2002-2003, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs 2005-2006, Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives 2005-2006. Daughter of Richard B. Cheney. [http://usinfo.state.gov/mena/Archive/2005/Feb/14-392467.html]
**Philip Perry (1964-), Associate Attorney General of the United States, General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, General Counsel to the Department of Homeland Security 2005-2007. Husband of Elizabeth Cheney. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A16318-2005Mar31.html]

The Chinns and Withers

*Thomas Withers Chinn (1791-1852), U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1839-1841. Cousin of Robert E. Withers. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000363]
*Robert E. Withers (1821-1907), Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, U.S. Senator from Virginia 1875-1881, U.S. Consul in Hong Kong, China 1885-1889. Cousin of Thomas Withers Chinn. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000659]

The Chiperfields

*Burnett M. Chiperfield (1870-1940), Illinois State Representative 1903-1913, candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1912 1934, U.S. Representative from Illinois 1915-1917 1930-1917. Father of Robert B. Chiperfield. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000364]
**Robert B. Chiperfield (1899-1971), U.S. Representative from Illinois 1939-1963. Son of Burnett M. Chiperfield. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000365]

The Chipmans

*Nathaniel Chipman (1752-1843), Vermont State Representative 1784-1785 1806-1811, Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, U.S. District Court Judge of Vermont 1791-1794, U.S. Senator from Vermont 1797-1803. Brother of Daniel Chipman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000369]
*Daniel Chipman (1765-1850), delegate to the Vermont Constitutional Convention 1793 1814 1836 1843 1850, Vermont State Representative 1798-1808 1812-1814 1818 1821, Vermont Governor's Councilman 1808, U.S. Representative from Vermont 1815-1816. Brother of Nathaniel Chipman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000366]
**John Logan Chipman (1830-1893), Attorney of Detroit, Michigan 1857-1860; Michigan State Representative 1865-1866; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1866; Judge of the Detroit, Michigan Superior Court 1879-1887; U.S. Representative from Michigan 1887-1893. Grandson of Nathaniel Chipman. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000367]

The Choates

*Rufus Choate (1799-1859), Massachusetts State Representative 1825-1826, Massachusetts State Senator 1827, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1831-1834, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts 1841-1845, Attorney General of Massachusetts 1853-1854. Uncle of Joseph Hodges Choate. [http://encyclopedia.jrank.org/CHA_CHR/CHOATE_RUFUS_1799_1859_.html]
**Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917), President of the New York Constitutional Convention 1894, candidate for U.S. Senate from New York 1897, U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain 1899-1905. Nephew of Rufus Choate. [http://www.bartleby.com/65/ch/Choate-J.html]

The Churches and Clarks

* Barzilla W. Clark (1880–1943), Mayor of Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1935; Governor of Idaho, 1937–1939. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clark1.html#RHP14T9FU]
* Chase Addison Clark (1883–1966), Mayor of Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1937–1938; Governor of Idaho from 1941–1943; brother of Barzilla W. Clark. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clark2.html#RHP14QRKV]
** Frank Church (1924–1984), U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1957–1981; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976; son-in-law of Chase Addison Clark. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/church.html#R9M0ISHU0]

The Cilleys

*Joseph Cilley (1734-1799), New Hampshire State Senator. Father of Bradbury Cilley.
**Bradbury Cilley (1760-1831), U.S. Marshal of New Hampshire 1798-1802, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1813-1817. Son of Joseph Cilley. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000394]
***Joseph Cilley (1791-1887), U.S. Senator from New Hampshire 1846-1847. Nephew of Bradbury Cilley. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000396]
***Jonathan Cilley (1802-1838), Maine State Representative 1831-1836, U.S. Representative from Maine 1837-1838. Nephew of Bradbury Cilley. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000395]

The Clagetts and Pettengills

*William H. Clagett (1838-1901), Nevada Territory Representative 1862-1863, Nevada Assemblyman 1864-1865, U.S. Congressional Delegate from Montana Territory 1871-1873, President of the Idaho Constitutional Convention 1889, candidate for U.S. Senate from Idaho 1891 1895. Uncle of Samuel B. Pettengill. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000400]
**Samuel B. Pettengill (1886-1974), U.S. Representative from Indiana 1931-1939. Nephew of William H. Clagett. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000268]

The Claibornes and Dallases

See Claiborne-Dallas-Pell family

The Clancys

*Donald D. Clancy (1921-2007), Cincinnati, Ohio Councilman 1952-1960; Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio 1958-1960; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1961-1977. Father of Patricia M. Clancy.
**Patricia M. Clancy (1952-), Ohio State Representative, Ohio State Senator 2004-present. Daughter of Donald D. Clancy.

The Clarks

* Tom C. Clark (1899–1977), U.S. Attorney-General 1945-1949; Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, 1949-1967 [http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/rare/archives-clark.html]
** Ramsey Clark (born 1927), U.S. Attorney General 1967-1969, son of Tom C. Clark

The Clarks of Georgia and Texas

*Elijah Clarke (1742-1799), Georgia Assemblyman 1781-1790. Father of John Clark.
**John Clark (1766-1832), Governor of Georgia 1819-1823. Son of Elijah Clarke.
***Edward Clark (1815-1880), delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention 1845, Texas State Representative 1846, Texas State Senator 1847, Texas Secretary of State 1853-1857, Governor of Texas 1861. Nephew of John Clark. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clark3.html#RFI15EKQ9]
****Ed Clark, U.S. Ambassador to Australia 1965-1967. Descendant of Edward Clark.

The Clarks of Kentucky and Missouri

*James B. Clark (1850-1921), U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1893-1895 1897-1921, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1911-1919. Father of Joel B. Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000437]
**Joel B. Clark (1890-1954), U.S. Senator from Missouri 1933-1945, Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals of District of Columbia 1945-1954. Son of James B. Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c000440]

The Clarks of Kentucky, Missouri, and Virginia

*Christopher H. Clark (1767-1828), Virginia House Delegate 1790, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1804-1806. Brother of James Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000424]
*James Clark (1779-1839), Kentucky State Representative 1807-1808, Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals 1810-1812, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1813-1816 1825-1831, Circuit Court Judge in Kentucky, Kentucky State Senator, Governor of Kentucky 1836-1839. Brother of Christopher H. Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000436]
**John Bullock Clark (1802-1885), Clerk of Howard County, Missouri Courts 1824-1834; Missouri State Representative 1850-1851; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1857-1861; Confederate States Senator from Missouri 1862-1864; Confederate States Representative from Missouri 1864-1865. Nephew of Christopher H. Clark and James Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000441]
***John Bullock Clark, Jr. (1831-1903), U.S. Representative from Missouri 1873-1883. Son of John Bullock Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000442]

The Clarks, Collins, and Cooks

*John Cook (1730-1789), Sheriff of Kent County, Delaware; delegate to the Delaware Constitutional Convention 1776; Delaware Assemblyman 1776-1777 1778-1779 1783-1784 1786-1787; Delaware Councilman 1780-1782 1787-1789; President of Delaware 1782-1783. Brother-in-law of Thomas Collins.
*Thomas Collins (1732-1789), Sheriff of Kent County, Delaware 1764-1767; Delaware Colony Assemblyman; delegate to the Delaware Constitutional Convention 1776; Delaware Councilman 1776-1783; Delaware Court of Common Pleas Judge 1782-1786; President of Delaware 1786-1789. Brother-in-law of John Cook.
**John Clark (1761-1821), Sheriff of New Castle County, Delaware; Treasurer of Delaware 1794-1799; Delaware State Representative 1799-1800; Governor of Delaware 1817-1820. Son-in-law of John Cook.

The Clarks and Pidcocks

*James N. Pidcock (1836-1899), New Jersey State Senator 1877-1880, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1884 1888, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1885-1889. Cousin of Alvah A. Clark. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000331]
*Alvah A. Clark (1840-1912), U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1877-1881, Postmaster of Somerville, New Jersey 1896-1899. Cousin of James N. Pidcock. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000419]

The Clarks and Williams

*Myron H. Clark (1806-1892), New York State Senator 1852-1854, Governor of New York 1855-1857, candidate for Governor of New York 1874. Grandfather of Clark Williams.
**Clark Williams (1870-1946), New York Superintendent of Banks, Comptroller of New York 1909-1910. Grandson of Myron H. Clark.

The Clarkes

*Archibald S. Clarke (1788-1821), New York Assemblyman 1809-1811, New York State Senator 1813-1816, Clerk of Niagara County, New York 1815-1816; U.S. Representative from New York 1816-1817. Brother of Staley N. Clarke. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000456]
*Staley N. Clarke (1794-1860), Treasurer of Cattaraugus County, New York; U.S. Representative from New York 1841-1843. Brother of Archibald S. Clarke. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000471]

The Clays

*Matthew Clay (1754-1815), Virginia House Delegate 1790-1794, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1797-1813 1815. Brother of Green Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#R9M0ISR79]
*Green Clay (1757-1826), member of the Virginia Legislature 1788-1789, member of the Kentucky Legislature 1793-1794, Kentucky State Senator 1795-1798 1807, delegate to the Kentucky Constitutional Convention 1799. Brother of Matthew Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#RDH0O5SNZ]
**Matthew Clay (1795-1827), Alabama State Representative 1820-1822, Alabama State Senator 1825-1827. Son of Matthew Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#06G06VCAU]
**Brutus Clay (1808-1878), Kentucky State Representative 1840, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1863-1865. Son of Green Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#R9M0ISQIJ]
**Cassius M. Clay (1810-1903), Kentucky State Representative 1835-1837 1840, candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President of the United States 1860, U.S. Minister to Russia 1861-1862 1863-1869. Son of Green Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#RKN0MPF78]
**Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1811-1814 1815-1821 1823-1825, candidate for President of the United States 1824 1832 1844, U.S. Secretary of States 1825-1829, U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1831-1842 1849-1852. First cousin once removed of Matthew Clay and Green Clay. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000482]
***Thomas Hart Clay (1803-1871), U.S. Minister to Nicaragua 1863, U.S. Minister to Honduras 1863. Son of Henry Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#RKN0MCO6A]
***Henry Clay, Jr. (1811-1847), Kentucky State Representative 1835-1837. Son of Henry Clay.
***James B. Clay (1817-1864), Charge D'Affaires to Portugal 1849-1850, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1847-1849, member of the Peace Conference of 1861. Son of Henry Clay. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000483]
***Brutus J. Clay (1847-1932), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1904, U.S. Minister to Switzerland 1905-1910. Son of Cassius M. Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#RKN0MOKXV]
***Clement C. Clay (1789-1866), Alabama Territory Councilman 1817-1818, Alabama State Court Judge 1819-1823, Alabama State Representative 1827-1828, U.S. Representative from Alabama 1829-1835, Governor of Alabama 1835-1837, U.S. Senator from Alabama 1837-1841, Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court 1843. Third cousin once removed of Thomas H. Clay, Henry Clay, Jr.; and James B. Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#R9M0ISQPL]
****Henry Clay (1849-1884), candidate for Kentucky State Representative 1883.Grandson of Henry Clay. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clarken-claytee.html#RQ60398PB]
****Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr. (1816-1882), Alabama State Representative 1842 1844 1845, Judge of the Madison County, Alabama 1846-1848; U.S. Senator from Alabama 1853-1861; Confederate States Senator 1861-1863. Son of Clement C. Clay. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000480]

NOTE: Matthew Clay and Green Clay were also cousins of U.S. Representative Robert Williams [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams7.html#R9M0JHN79] , U.S. Representative Marmaduke Williams [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams6.html#R9M0JHMLZ] , U.S. Representative Archibald Henderson [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/henderson.html#R9M0J074W] , and North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Leonard Henderson [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/henderson.html#RFY0Q2TI0] . Matthew Clay was also cousin by marriage of U.S. Senator John Williams [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams5.html#R9M0JHLBZ] and U.S. Representative Lewis Williams [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/williams6.html#R9M0JHMEW] and granduncle of U.S. Senator Thomas Clay McCreery [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mccorquodale-mccuiston.html#R9M0J5TJY] . James B. Clay was also related by marriage to U.S. Senator John Breckinridge, U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton, and U.S. Senator William Grayson.

The Clays of Missouri

*William L. Clay (1931-), St. Louis, Missouri Alderman 1959-1964; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1969-2001. Father of William Lacy Clay, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000488]
**William Lacy Clay, Jr. (1956-), U.S. Representative from Missouri 2001-present. Son of William L. Clay. [http://lacyclay.house.gov/biography.htm]

The Claypools and Petersons

*John B. Peterson (1850-1944), Prosecuting Attorney in Indiana 1880-1884, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1913-1915. Cousin of Horatio C. Claypool. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000262]
*Horatio C. Claypool (1859-1921), Prosecuting Attorney of Ross County, Ohio 1899-1903; Probate Judge of Ross County, Ohio 1905-1910; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1911-1915 1917-1919. Cousin of John B. Peterson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000490]
**Harold K. Claypool (1886-1958), U.S. Representative from Ohio 1937-1943. Son of Horatio C. Claypool. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000489]

The Claytons

*Henry DeLamar Clayton (1827-1889), Alabama Circuit Court Judge. Father of Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr. and Bertram Tracy Clayton.
**Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr. (1857-1929), Alabama State Representative 1890-1891, U.S. Attorney in Alabama 1893-1896, U.S. Representative from Alabama 1897-1914, Chairman of the Democratic National Convention 1908, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1912. Son of Henry DeLamar Clayton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000495]
**Bertram Tracy Clayton (1862-1918), U.S. Representative from New York 1899-1901. Son of Henry DeLamar Clayton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000492]

The Clements

*Robert Clement, Mayor of Dickson, Tennessee. Father of Frank G. Clement and Anna Belle Clement O'Brien.
**Frank G. Clement (1920-1969), Governor of Tennessee 1953-1959 1963-1967, candidate for U.S. Senate from Tennessee 1966. Son of Robert Clement.
**Anna Belle Clement O'Brien (1923-), Tennessee Assemblywoman 1975-1977, Tennessee State Senator 1977-1991, candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor of Tennessee 1982. Daughter of Robert Clement.
**Charles H. O'Brien (1920-2007), Tennessee State Representative, Judge of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals 1970-1987, Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court 1987-1994. Husband of Anna Belle Clement O'Brien.
***Robert N. Clement (1943-), candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor of Tennessee 1978, candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1982, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1988-2003, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 2000, candidate for U.S. Senate from Tennessee 2002. Son of Frank G. Clement.
***Frank G. Clement, Jr., Probate Court Judge in Tennessee, Judge of the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Son of Frank G. Clement.

The Cliffords

*John H. Clifford (1809-1876), Massachusetts State Representative 1835, Attorney General of Massachusetts 1849-1853 1854-1858, Governor of Massachusetts 1853-1854, Massachusetts State Senator 1862. Father of Walter Clifford. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clevenger-clime.html#RL21EPLVE]
**Walter Clifford, Mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts 1889-1890. Son of John H. Clifford. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clevenger-clime.html#1A61CNSTA]

The Clintons

* Charles Clinton, legislator in colonial New York [http://www.history.rochester.edu/canal/bib/campbell/Chap01.html]
** George Clinton, son of Charles, delegate to Continental Congress, army brigadier general, first Governor of New York (for 21 years, still the US record), Vice President under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. [http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0812583.html]
** James Clinton, son of Charles, Revolutionary War general
*** DeWitt Clinton, son of James, legislator in New York, US Senator from New York, Mayor of New York City, candidate for US President, twice Governor of New York, responsible for Erie Canal [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000525]

The Clintons and Rodhams

* William J. Clinton (born 1946), 42nd President, 1993–2001, Governor of Arkansas, 1979-1981, 1983-1992, Attorney General of Arkansas, 1976-1978, failed Congressional candidate, 1974; husband of Hillary Rodham Clinton. [http://americanhistory.about.com/od/williamjclinton/p/pclinton.htm]
* Hillary Rodham Clinton (born 1947), U.S. Senator from New York, 2001-Present; US First Lady, 1993-2001, Chair, Legal Services Corporation, 1978-1982, Legal Counsel, House Judiciary Committee, 1974, Democratic candidate for U.S. President (2008); wife of Bill Clinton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c001041]
* Hugh Rodham (brother of Hillary), Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida (1994). [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/rodgers-rodriguez.html#07P08HRQF]

"Note:" Bill Clinton (born William Blythe) is not related to the Clinton family of New York. He is, however, third cousin twice removed of Congressman James A. Lockhart. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/locker-lockport.html#R9M0J4F35] Hillary Rodham Clinton's brother, Anthony, is also former son-in-law of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F0CE1DB133CF934A1575BC0A96E958260]

The Cliffords

*Nathan Clifford (1803-1881), Maine State Representative 1830-1834, Maine Attorney General 1834-1838, U.S. Representative from Maine 1839-1843, U.S. Attorney General 1846-1848, U.S. Minister to Mexico 1848-1849, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1858-1881, President of the Electoral Commission 1877. Father of William Henry Clifford. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clevenger-clime.html#R9M0ISU5E]
**William Henry Clifford, candidate for U.S. House of Representative from Maine, member of the National Democratic Committee from Maine. Son of Nathan Clifford.
***Nathan Clifford, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1904, Mayor of Portland, Maine 1906-1907. Son of William Henry Clifford. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clevenger-clime.html#S8Z19F2RC]

The Cloughs and Hartleys

*David Marston Clough (1846-1924), Minnesota State Senator 1887-1891, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota 1893-1895, Governor of Minnesota 1895-1899. Father-in-law of Roland H. Hartley. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/clippert-clynick.html#RH8007674]
**Roland H. Hartley (1864-1952), Mayor of Everett, Washington 1910-1912; Washington State Representative 1915-1916; Governor of Washington 1925-1933. Son-in-law of David Marston Clough. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/harte-hartling.html#RH8005MCC]

The Clyburns and Murrays

*George W. Murray (1853-1926), Inspector of Customs of the Port of Charleston, South Carolina 1890-1892; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1893-1895 1896-1897. Relative of James E. Clyburn. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M001106]
*James E. Clyburn (1940-), U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1993-present. Relative of George Washington Murray. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000537]

The Cobbs

*Howell Cobb (1772-1818), U.S. Representative from Georgia 1807-1812. Great uncle of Howell Cobb. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000547]
**Howell Cobb (1815-1868), U.S. Representative from Georgia 1843-1851 1855-1857, Governor of Georgia 1851-1853, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1857-1860, Speaker of the Provisional Confederate Congress 1861-1862. Great nephew of Howell Cobb. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000548]
**Thomas R.R. Cobb (1823-1862), member of the Provisional Confederate Congress from Georgia 1861. Brother of Howell Cobb.
**Thomas W. Cobb (1784-1830), U.S. Representative from Georgia 1817-1821 1823-1824, U.S. Senator from Georgia 1824-1828. Cousin of Howell Cobb and Thomas R.R. Cobb.
***Henry R. Jackson (1820-1898), U.S. Minister to Mexico 1885-1886. Son-in-law of Thomas R.R. Cobb.
***M. Hoke Smith (1855-1931), President of multiple Georgia State Democratic Conventions, U.S. Secretary of the Interior 1893-1896, Governor of Georgia 1907-1909 1911, U.S. Senator from Georgia 1911-1921. Son-in-law of Thomas R.R. Cobb.

NOTE: Thomas R.R. Cobb was also the son-in-law of Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph Henry Lumpkin.

The Coburns

*Abner Coburn (1803-1885), Governor of Maine 1863-1864. Brother of Stephen Coburn.
*Stephen Coburn (1817-1882), U.S. Representative from Maine 1861. Brother of Stephen Coburn.

The Cochrans and Dobbins

*James Cochran (c. 1767 – 1813), member of the North Carolina House of Representatives 1802 to 1806, member of the North Carolina Senate 1807, congressman from North Carolina 1809 to 1813. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000564]
***James C. Dobbin (1814–1857), congressman from North Carolina 1845 to 1847, member of the North Carolina House of Representatives 1848; 1850; 1852, Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives 1850, United States Secretary of the Navy 1853 to 1857. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000381]

The Cocks and Hicks

*William W. Cocks (1861-1932), Commissioner of Highways of North Hempstead, New York 1894-1900; New York State Senator 1901-1902; New York Assemblyman 1904; delegate to the Republican National Convention 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 1905-1911. Brother of Frederick C. Hicks. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000578]
*Frederick C. Hicks (1872-1925), candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1912, U.S. Representative from New York 1915-1923. Brother of William W. Cocks. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000564]

The Cockes

*William Cocke (1747-1828), member of the Virginia House of Burgesses 1774, delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention 1796, U.S. Senator from Tennessee 1796-1797 1797 1799-1805, Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee 1809-1812. Father of John Alexander Cocke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#R9M0ISZ5V]
**John Alexander Cocke (1772-1854), Tennessee State Representative 1796-1797 1807-1809 1812 1837, Tennessee State Senator 1799-1801 1843, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1819-1827. Son of William Cocke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#R9M0ISZ2B]
***Frederick Bird Smith Cocke (1813-1903), Texas State Representative 1861-1863 1879, delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention 1875. Son of John Alexander Cocke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#RVD0Z4NIL]
***William Michael Cocke (1815-1896), member of the Tennessee Legislature, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1845-1849. Grandson of William Cocke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#R9M0ISZ9E]
****William Alexander Cocke (1874-1954), Texas State Representative 1906. Grandson of Frederick Bird Smith Cocke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#RVD0Z9T25]

The Cockrans and Ides

*Henry Clay Ide (1844-1921), Vermont State Senator 1882, Governor-General of the Philippines 1906-1907, U.S. Minister to Spain 1909-1913. Father-in-law of W. Bourke Cockran. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/iacino-ingerman.html#RIU1FF5GH]
**W. Bourke Cockran (1854-1923), U.S. Representative from New York 1887-1889 1891-1895 1904-1909 1921-1923, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1904 1920. Son-in-law of Henry Clay Ide. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cochrane-coey.html#R9M0ISZGI]

The Coddingtons

*William Coddington (1601-1678), Judge of Newport, Rhode Island 1630-1640; Judge of Portsmouth, Rhode Island 1638-1639; Governor of Newport and Portsmouth 1640-1647 1651-1653; Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1674-1676 1678. Father of William Coddington, Jr..
**William Coddington, Jr., Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1683-1685. Son of William Coddington.

The Cokes

*Richard Coke, Jr. (1790-1851), U.S. Representative from Virginia 1829-1833. Uncle of Richard Coke. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/coke.html#R9M0IT243]
**Richard Coke (1829-1897), Texas State Court Judge 1865, Justice of the Texas Supreme Court 1866, Governor of Texas 1874-1876, U.S. Senator from Texas 1877-1895. Nephew of Richard Coke, Jr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/coke.html#R9M0IT20J]

The Coles

*Raymond C. Cole (1870-1957), Solicitor of Findlay, Ohio 1912-1916; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1919-1925. Brother of Ralph D. Cole [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000613]
*Ralph D. Cole (1873-1932), Ohio State Representative 1900-1904, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1905-1911, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1916 1920 1924. Brother of Raymond C. Cole. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000612]

The Coles of Virginia

*Isaac Coles (1747-1813), Virginia House Delegate 1780-1781 1783-1788, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1789-1791 1793-1797. Father of Walter Coles. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000624]
**Walter Coles (1790-1857), Virginia House Delegate 1817-1818 1833-1834, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1835-1845. Son of Isaac Coles. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000625]

The Coles, Rutherfoords, and Stevensons

*Edward Coles (1786-1868), Governor of Illinois 1822-1826. Brother-in-law of John Rutherfoord and Andrew Stevenson.
*John Rutherfoord (1792-1866), Governor of Virginia 1841-1842. Brother-in-law of Edward Coles. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/rutherford.html#RFZ18Z38B]
*Andrew Stevenson (1784-1857), Indiana State Representative 1831-1832 1844-1845, Indiana State Senator 1839-1842, U.S. Representative from Virginia 1821-1834, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1827-1834, U.S. Minister to Great Britain 1836-1841. Brother-in-law of Edward Coles.
**John White Stevenson (1812-1886), Kentucky State Representative 1845-1848, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1848 1852 1856 1880, delegate to the Kentucky Constitutional Convention 1849, U.S. Representative from Kentucky 1857-1861, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky 1867, Governor of Kentucky 1867-1871, U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1871-1877. Son of Andrew Stevenson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/stevenson-steward.html#R9M0JE06O]

NOTE: Andrew Stevenson was also grandson-in-law of Continental Congressional Delegate Carter Braxton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/brant-braxton.html#RCE0S9RLM]

The Colfaxes, Holmeses, and Wades

*Benjamin Wade (1800-1878), U.S. Senator from Ohio 1851-1869. Brother of Edward Wade. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000005]
*Edward Wade (1802-1866), Justice of the Peace in Ashtabula County, Ohio 1831; Prosecuting Attorney of Ashtabula County, Ohio 1833; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1853-1861. Brother of Benjamin Wade. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000006]
**Schuyler Colfax (1823-1885), U.S. Representative from Indiana 1855-1869, Vice President of the United States 1869-1873. Son-in-law of Benjamin Wade.
***Oliver W. Holmes (1841-1935), Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1902-1932. Fourth cousin twice removed of Benjamin Wade.

The Colliers and Halls

*John A. Collier (1787-1873), U.S. Representative from New York 1831-1833, New York Comptroller 1841-1842, candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1844. Great-grandfather of Edwin Arthur Hall. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000631]
**Edwin Arthur Hall (1909-2004), Binghamton, New York Councilman 1937-1939; U.S. Representative from New York 1939-1953. Great-grandson of John A. Collier. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000050]

The Collins and Hardmans

*Lamartine Griffin Hardman (1856-1937), Georgia State Representative 1902-1907, Georgia State Senator 1908-1910, Governor of Georgia 1927-1931. Father-in-law of Linton McGee Collins. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hardman-hardwick.html#RKC1D7U3D]
**Linton McGee Collins, Judge of U.S. Court of Claims 1964-1971. Son-in-law of Lamartine Griffin Hardman. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/collins6.html#RN10LGYI2]

The Colons and Mayorals

*Rafael Hernandez Colon (1936-), Puerto Rico Territory Senator 1969-1972, Governor of Puerto Rico 1973-1977 1985-1993, candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico 1980. Father of Juan Hernandez Mayoral.
**Juan Hernandez Mayoral, Puerto Rico Territory Senator, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 2004. Son of Rafael Hernandez Colon.

The Colquitts and Lanes

*Walter T. Colquitt (1799-1855), Georgia State Senator 1834 1837, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1839-1840 1842-1843, U.S. Senator from George 1843-1848. First cousin by marriage of Joseph Lane. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/collinsworth-combest.html#R9M0IT6D8]
*Joseph Lane (1801-1881), Indiana State Representative, Indiana State Senator, Governor of Oregon Territory 1848-1850, U.S. Congressional Delegate from Oregon Territory 1851-1859, acting Governor of Oregon Territory 1853, U.S. Senator from Oregon 1859-1861, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1860. First cousin by marriage of Walter T. Colquitt. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/lane.html#R9M0J3KLX]
**Alfred H. Colquitt (1824-1894), U.S. Representative from Georgia 1853-1855, Governor of Georgia 1877-1882, U.S. Senator from Georgia 1883-1894. Son of Walter T. Colquitt. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000647]
**La Fayette Lane (1842-1896), Oregon State Representative 1864, U.S. Representative from Oregon 1875-1877. Son of Joseph Lane. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000064]
***Harry Lane (1855-1917), Mayor of Portland, Oregon 1905-1909; U.S. Senator from Oregon 1913-1917. Grandson of Joseph Lane. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000059]

The Comegys and Ridgelys

*Cornelius P. Comegys (1780-1851), Delaware Assemblyman 1811-1815 1830, Governor of Delaware 1837-1841. Father of Joseph P. Comegys.
**Joseph P. Comegys (1813-1893), Delaware State Representative 1843-1844 1849-1850, U.S. Senator from Delaware 1856-1857, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court 1876-1893. Son of Cornelius P. Comegys.
**Henry M. Ridgely (1779-1847), Delaware State Representative 1808-1810, U.S. Representative from Delaware 1811-1815, Delaware Secretary of State 1817-1827, Delaware State Senator 1816 1822 1827, U.S. Senator from Delaware 1827-1829. Son-in-law of Cornelius P. Comegys.

The Comptons and Keys

*Philip Key (1750-1820), Maryland House Delegate 1773 1779-1790 1795-1796, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1791-1793. Cousin of Philip Barton Key. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000158]
*Philip Barton Key (1757-1815), Maryland House Delegate 1794-1799, Mayor of Annapolis, Maryland 1797-1798; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1807-1813. Cousin of Philip Key. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000159]
**Francis Scott Key (1779-1843), U.S. District Attorney of District of Columbia 1833-1841. Nephew of Philip Barton Key. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kerrey-keydel.html#03Y1E858Q]
**Joseph Hopper Nicholson (1770-1817), Maryland House Delegate 1796-1798, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1799-1806, Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals 1806-1817. Brother-in-law of Francis Scott Key. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/nicholson.html#R9M0J81M8]
**Roger B. Taney (1777-1864), Maryland House Delegate 1799, Maryland State Senator 1816-1820, Attorney General of Maryland 1827-1831, Attorney General of the United States 1831-1833, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1833-1834, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1836-1864. Brother-in-law of Francis Scott Key. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/tallmadge-tannehill.html#RE11599XD]
***Philip Barton Key II (1818-1859), U.S. District Attorney of District of Columbia 1853-1859. Son of Francis Scott Key. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/kerrey-keydel.html#03Y1DXM88]
***George H. Pendleton (1825-1889), Ohio State Senator 1854, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1857-1865, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1864, candidate for Vice President of the United States 1864, candidate for Democratic nomination for President of the United States 1868, candidate for Governor of Ohio 1869, U.S. Senator from Ohio 1879-1885, U.S. Minister to Germany 1885-1889. Brother-in-law of Philip Barton Key II. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/pendleton.html#R9M0J96E6]
****Barnes Compton (1830-1898), Maryland House Delegate 1860-1861, Maryland State Senator 1867-1868 1870 1872, Treasurer of Maryland 1874-1885, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1885-1889 1891-1894. Great-grandson of Philip Key. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000660]

NOTE: George Hunt Pendleton was also son of U.S. Representative Nathanael Greene Pendleton. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000208]

The Condicts and Cutlers

*Silas Condict (1738-1801), Delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey 1781-1783, New Jersey Assemblyman. Uncle of Lewis Condict. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000669]
**Lewis Condict (1772-1862), Sheriff of Morris County, New Jersey 1801-1803; New Jersey Assemblyman 1805-1809 1837-1838; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1811-1817 1821-1833. Nephew of Silas Condict. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000668]
***Augustus W. Cutler (1827-1897), Prosecutor of Pleas of Morris County, New Jersey 1856-1861; New Jersey State Senator 1871-1874; delegate to the New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1873; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1875-1879; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1880 1896. Great-grandson of Silas Condict. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001025]

The Condits

*John Condit (1755-1834), New Jersey Assemblyman 1788-1789, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1799-1803 1819, U.S. Senator from New Jersey 1803-1809 1809-1817, Collector of the Port of New York City 1819-1830. Father of Silas Condit. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000671]
**Silas Condit (1778-1861), New Jersey Assemblyman 1812-1813 1816, New Jersey State Senator 1819-1822, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1831-1833, delegate to the New Jersey Constitutional Convention 1844. Son of John Condit. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000672]

The Conklings

*Alfred Conkling (1789-1874), District Attorney of Montgomery County, New York 1818-1821; U.S. Representative from New York 1821-1823; U.S. District Court Judge in New York 1825-1852; U.S. Minister to Mexico 1852-1853. Father of Frederick A. Conkling and Roscoe Conkling. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000679]
**Frederick A. Conkling (1816-1891), New York Assemblyman 1854 1859-1860, U.S. Representative from New York 1861-1863, candidate for Republican nomination for Mayor of New York City 1868. Son of Alfred Conkling. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000680]
**Roscoe Conkling (1829-1888), District Attorney of Oneida County, New York 1850; Mayor of Utica, New York 1858; U.S. Representative from New York 1859-1863 1865-1867; U.S. Senator from New York 1867-1881. Son of Alfred Conkling. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000681]
***Alfred Conkling Coxe, Sr. (1847-1923), U.S. District Court Judge in New York 1882-1902, Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals 1902-1917. Nephew of Alfred Conkling. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/coxe-crago.html#RNJ0OEVGL]
****Alfred Conkling Coxe, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge in New York 1929-1957. Son of Alfred Conkling Coxe, Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/coxe-crago.html]

The Connells

*William Connell (1827-1909), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1896, Pennsylvania Republican Committeeman, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1897-1903 1904-1905. Father of Charles Robert Connell. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000687]
**Charles Robert Connell (1864-1922), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1921-1922. Son of William Connell. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000685]

The Contees, Hansons, Kents, Pratts, and Worthingtons

*Thomas Contee (1729-1811), member of the Maryland Legislature. Brother-in-law of John Hanson.
*John Hanson (1715-1783), Maryland Colony Representative 1757-1763 1765-1766 1768-1769, Delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland 1780-1782, President of the U.S. Congress 1781-1782. Brother-in-law of Thomas Contee. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000177]
**Benjamin Contee (1755-1815), Maryland House Delegate 1785-1787, Delegate to the Confederation Congress from Maryland 1787-1788, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1789-1791. Son of Thomas Contee. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000710]
**Alexander Contee Hanson (1786-1819), Maryland House Delegate 1811-1815, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1813-1816, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1816-1819. Son of John Hanson. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hansford-hanzl.html#R9M0IZF8H]
***Thomas Contee Worthington (1782-1847), Maryland Executive Councilman 1830, Maryland State Representative 1818, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1825-1827. Nephew of Benjamin Contee. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000751]
***William Grafton Delaney Worthington (1785-1856), candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 1823, Governor of East Florida Territory 1821-1823, Judge of the Baltimore, Maryland Courts. Grandson of Thomas Contee.
***Joseph Kent (1779-1837), U.S. Representative from Maryland 1811-1815 1819-1826, Governor of Maryland 1826-1829, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1833-1837. Son-in-law of Benjamin Contee.
****Thomas Pratt (1804-1869), Maryland House Delegate 1832-1835, Maryland State Senator 1838-1843, Governor of Maryland 1845-1848, U.S. Senator from Maryland 1850-1857, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1864, candidate for U.S. Senate from Maryland 1867. Son-in-law of Joseph Kent.

The Conways and Seviers

See Conway and Sevier family

The Cooks and Edwards

*Benjamin Edwards (1753-1829), Maryland House Delegate 1782-1784, delegate to the Maryland Constitutional Convention 1788, Maryland State Court Judge 1793, U.S. Representative from Maryland 1795. Father of Ninian Edwards and Cyrus Edwards. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=E000060]
**Ninian Edwards (1775-1833), Governor of Illinois Territory 1809-1818, U.S. Senator from Illinois 1918-1924, Governor of Illinois 1826-1830. Son of Benjamin Edwards. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=E000078]
**Cyrus Edwards, candidate for Governor of Illinois 1838, delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention 1847. Son of Benjamin Edwards. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/edwards2.html#RVM031TPD]
***Ninian W. Edwards (1809-1889), Attorney General of Illinois 1834-1835, Illinois State Representative 1837-1841 1849-1853, Illinois State Senator 1845-1849, delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention 1847. Son of Ninian Edwards. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/edwards6.html#RNJ1E8FRV]
***Daniel Pope Cook (1794-1827), candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1818, Attorney General of Illinois, U.S. Representative from Illinois 1819-1827. Son-in-law of Ninian Edwards. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cook2.html#R9M0ITCUQ]
****John Cook (1825-1910), Mayor of Springfield, Illinois; Illinois Assemblyman. Son of Daniel Pope Cook. [http://www.123exp-biographies.com/t/00034357389/]

NOTE: Ninian W. Edwards was also brother-in-law of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/lincoln.html#R9M0J47VS] , and his daughter, Julia, was daughter-in-law of U.S. Representative David J. Baker. Daniel Pope Cook was nephew of U.S. Senator John Pope and U.S. Representative Nathaniel Pope.

The Coolidges

*Archibald C. Coolidge (1866-1928), member of the United States Foreign Service. Ancestor of Calvin Coolidge.
**John Calvin Coolidge, Sr., Justice of the Peace. Father of Calvin Coolidge.
**Arthur Brown (1843-1906), U.S. Senator from Utah 1896-1897. First cousin three times removed of Calvin Coolidge.
***William Wallace Stickney (1853-1932), Governor of Vermont 1900-1902. Cousin of Calvin Coolidge. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/sthuette-stigler.html#RFP12L8LB]
***Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), member of the Republican City Committee of Northampton, Massachusetts; member of the Northampton, Massachusetts City Council 1898-1899; City Solicitor of Northampton, Massachusetts 1900-1902; Clerk of Courts of Northampton, Massachusetts 1903-1904; candidate for the Northampton, Massachusetts school board, 1904; Massachusetts State Representative 1907-1908; Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts 1910-1911; Massachusetts State Senator 1912-1915; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts 1916-1919; Governor of Massachusetts 1919-1921; Vice President of the United States 1921-1923; President of the United States 1923-1929. Descendant of Archibald C. Coolidge, son of John Calvin Coolidge, Sr.; first cousin three times removed of Arthur Brown. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000738]

NOTE: Calvin Coolidge was also a distant relative of Vermont Governor Carlos Coolidge. Calvin Coolidge's son, John, was also son-in-law of Connecticut Governor John H. Trumbull. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/trumbull.html#RJW0NZTDM]

The Coolidges of Massachusetts

*Frederick S. Coolidge (1841-1906), Selectman of Westminster, Massachusetts; Massachusetts Democratic Committeeman; Massachusetts State Representative 1875; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1891-1893. Father of Marcus A. Coolidge. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000739]
**Marcus A. Coolidge (1865-1947), Mayor of Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Convention 1920; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts 1931-1937. Son of Frederick S. Coolidge. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000740]

The Coopers

*Prentice Cooper (1895-1969), Governor of Tennessee 1939-1945, U.S. Ambassador to Peru 1946-1948. Father of James H.S. Cooper. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cooper.html#RLD0VW2YX]
**James H.S. Cooper (1954-), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1983-1995 2003-present, candidate for U.S. Senate from Tennessee 1994. Son of Prentice Cooper. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cooper.html#R9M0ITG3L]

The Coopers of Delaware

*Thomas Cooper (1764-1829), Delaware State Representative 1803-1808, U.S. Representative from Delaware 1813-1817. Brother of William B. Cooper.
*William B. Cooper (1771-1849), Governor of Delaware 1841-1845. Brother of Thomas Cooper.

The Coopers of Tennessee

*Edmund Cooper (1821-1911), Tennessee State Representative 1849, delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention 1861, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1866-1867. Brother of Henry Cooper. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000747]
*Henry Cooper (1827-1884), Tennessee State Representative 1853-1855 1857-1859, Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee 1862-1866, Tennessee State Senator 1869-1870, U.S. Senator from Tennessee 1871-1877. Brother of Edmund Cooper. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000751]

The Coopers and Nisbets

*Mark Anthony Cooper (1800-1885), Georgia State Representative 1833, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1839-1841 1842-1843, candidate for Governor of Georgia 1841 1843. Cousin of Eugenius Aristides Nisbet. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000759]
*Eugenius Aristides Nisbet (1803-1871), Georgia State Representative 1827-1830, Georgia State Senator 1830-1837, candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 1836, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1839-1841, Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court 1845-1853, candidate for Governor of Georgia 1861. Cousin of Mark Anthony Cooper. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=N000111]

The Cordovas and Davilas

*Felix Cordova Davila (1878-1938), Judge of the Caguas, Puerto Rico Municipal Court 1904; Judge of the Manati, Puerto Rico 1904-1908; District Attorney of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico 1908; Judge of the Guayama, Puerto Rico District Court 1908-1910; Judge of the Arecibo, Puerto Rico 1910-1911; Judge of the San Juan, Puerto Rico District Court 1911-1917; Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico to the U.S. Congress 1917-1932; Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court 1932-1938. Father of Jorge Luis Cordova.
**Jorge Luis Cordova (1907-1994), Puerto Rico Superior Court Judge 1940-1945, Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court 1945-1946, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico to the U.S. Congress 1969-1973. Son of Jorge Luis Cordova.

The Cornells

*Ezra Cornell (1807-1874), New York Assemblyman 1862-1863, New York State Senator 1864-1867. Father of Alonzo B. Cornell. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornell.html#RYA18IJH7]
**Alonzo B. Cornell (1832-1904), candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York 1868, Chairman of the New York Republican Party 1870-1874 1875-1877 1878-1879, New York Assemblyman 1873, Governor of New York 1880-1883. Son of Ezra Cornell. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornell.html#RHK0L0L7N]

The Cornings

*Erastus Corning (1794–1872), mayor of Albany, New York, 1834–1837; formed New York Central railroad; U.S. Congressman from New York, 1857–1859, 1861–1863. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornellus-corry.html#R9M0ITINM]
**Parker Corning (1874–1943), U.S. Congressman from New York, 28th District, 1923–1937; grandson of Erastus Corning. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornellus-corry.html#R9M0ITIR5]
**Edwin Corning (1883–1934), New York Democratic chair, 1926–1928; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1927–1928; grandson of Erastus Corning. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornellus-corry.html#RQW0S9RF2]
***Erastus Corning II (1909–1983), mayor of Albany, 1942–1983; son of Edwin Corning. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cornellus-corry.html#RWN01F5J7]

The Corwins

*Moses B. Corwin (1790-1872), Ohio State Representative 1838-1839, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1849-1851 1853-1855. Brother of Thomas Corwin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000790]
*Thomas Corwin (1794-1865), Ohio State Representative 1822-1823 1829, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1831-1840 1859-1861, Governor of Ohio 1840-1842, U.S. Senator from Ohio 1845-1850, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1850-1853, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico 1861-1864. Brother of Moses B. Corwin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000791]
**Franklin Corwin (1818-1879), Illinois State Representative 1846-1847, Illinois State Senator 1847-1849, U.S. Representative from Illinois 1873-1875. Nephew of Moses B. Corwin and Thomas Corwin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000789]

The Coughlins

*Clarence Dennis Coughlin (1883-1946), Chairman of the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Republican Committee 1915-1917; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1921-1923; Judge of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas 1925-1937. Uncle of Lawrence Coughlin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000806]
**Lawrence Coughlin (1929-2001), Pennsylvania State Representative 1965-1967, Pennsylvania State Senator 1967-1969, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1969-1993. Nephew of Clarence Dennis Coughlin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000807]

The Couzens

*James J. Couzens (1872-1936), Mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1919-1922; U.S. Senator from Michigan 1922-1936. Father of Frank Couzens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/courts-covode.html#R9M0ITLBC]
**Frank Couzens, Mayor of Detroit, Michigan 1934-1938. Son of James J. Couzens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/courts-covode.html#RNX04CUH8]

The Cowles and Holdens

*William Woods Holden (1818-1892), delegate to the North Carolina Democratic Convention 1843, member of the North Carolina House of Commons, candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor of North Carolina 1858, Governor of North Carolina 1865 1868-1871. Grandfather of Charles H. Cowles.
**William H.H. Cowles (1840-1901), Solicitor in North Carolina 1874-1878, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1885-1887. Uncle of Charles H. Cowles. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000829]
***Charles H. Cowles (1875-1957), North Carolina State Representative 1904-1908 1920-1924 1928-1930 1932-1934, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1904 1908 1912 1916, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1909-1911, North Carolina State Senator 1938-1940. Grandson of William Woods Holden. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000826]

The Coxes

*James Cox (1753-1810), New Jersey Assemblyman 1801-1807, U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1809-1810. Father of Ezekiel Taylor Cox.
**Ezekiel Taylor Cox, Ohio State Senator. Son of James Cox.
***Samuel S. Cox (1824-1889), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1864 1868, U.S. Representative from Ohio 1957-1965, U.S. Representative from New York 1869-1873 1873-1885, U.S. Minister to Turkey 1885-1886. Son of Ezekiel Taylor Cox.

The Cramtons

*Louis C. Cramton (1875-1966), Michigan State Representative 1909-1910 1948-1960, U.S. Representative from Michigan 1913-1931, candidate for Republican nomination for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1932, Circuit Judge in Michigan 1934-1941, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1948. Father of Louis K. Cramton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/crampton-crandall.html#R9M0ITQTI]
**Louis K. Cramton, Michigan State Representative 1971-1980. Son of Louis C. Cramton. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/crampton-crandall.html#S3B19I7M8]

The Cranes

*Philip M. Crane (1930-), U.S. Representative from Illinois 1969-2005, candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1980. Brother of Daniel B. Crane. [http://www.craneforcongress.org/bio.htm]
*Daniel B. Crane (1936-), U.S. Representative from Illinois 1979-1985. Brother of Philip M. Crane. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000871]

The Cranes of New Jersey and Ohio

*Stephen Crane (1709-1780), Sheriff of Essex County, New Jersey; Elizabethtown, New Jersey Committeeman 1750 1776; Judge of Court of Commons Pleas in New Jersey Colony; New Jersey Colony Assemblyman 1766-1773; Mayor of Elizabethtown, New Jersey 1772-1774; Delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey 1774-1776; New Jersey Councilman 1776-1777 1779. Grandfather of Joseph Halsey Crane. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000874]
**Joseph Halsey Crane (1782-1851), Ohio State Representative 1809, Prosecuting Attorney of Montgomery County, Ohio 1813-1816; Judge of Ohio Circuit Court 1817-1829; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1829-1837. Grandson of Stephen Crane. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000872]

The Cranstons

*John Cranston (1625-1680), Deputy Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1672-1678, Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1678-1680. Father of Samuel Cranston.
**Samuel Cranston (1659-1727), Governor of Rhode Island Colony 1698-1727. Son of John Cranston.

The Cranstons of Rhode Island

*Robert B. Cranston (1791-1873), Sheriff of Newport County, Rhode Island 1818-1827; Postmaster of Newport, Rhode Island 1827; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1837-1843 1847-1849; Rhode Island State Representative 1843-1847; Rhode Island State Senator; Mayor of Newport, Rhode Island 1853. Brother of Henry Y. Cranston. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000879]
*Henry Y. Cranston (1789-1864), Clerk of Rhode Island Court of Common Pleas 1818-1833, Rhode Island State Representative 1827-1843 1847-1854, U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1843-1847. Brother of Robert B. Cranston. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000878]

The Cravens

*Felix Ives Batson (1819-1871), Arkansas State Court Judge 1853, Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court 1858, Confederate States Representative from Arkansas 1862-1865. Father-in-law of Jordan E. Cravens. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/bathgate-battistoni.html#RCW0YRPWZ]
**Jordan E. Cravens (1830-1914), Arkansas State Representative 1860, Arkansas State Senator 1866-1868, U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1877-1883, Circuit Court Judge 1890-1894. Son-in-law of Felix Ives Batson. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000885]
**William B. Cravens (1872-1939), U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1907-1913 1933-1939. Cousin of Jordan E. Cravens. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000886]
***William Fadjo Cravens (1899-1974), U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1939-1949. Son of William B. Cravens. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000887]

The Cravens of Indiana

*James H. Cravens (1802-1876), Indiana State Representative 1831-1832 1856, Indiana State Senator 1839, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1841-1843, candidate for Governor of Indiana 1852, candidate for Attorney General of Indiana 1856. Second cousin of James A. Cravens. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000884]
*James A. Cravens (1818-1893), Indiana State Representative 1848-1849, Indiana State Senator 1850-1853, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1861-1865, delegate to the National Union Convention, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1868. Second cousin of James H. Cravens. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000883]

The Crawfords

*William H. Crawford (1772-1834), member of the Georgia State Legislature 1803-1807, U.S. Senator from Georgia 1807-1813, U.S. Minister to France 1813-1815, U.S. Secretary of War 1815-1816, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1816-1825, candidate for President of the United States 1824. Cousin of George W. Crawford.
*George W. Crawford (1798-1872), Attorney General of Georgia 1827-1831, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1843, Governor of Georgia 1843-1847, U.S. Secretary of War 1849-1850. Cousin of William H. Crawford.

The Crisps

*Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896), Solicitor General in Georgia 1872-1877, Judge in Georgia 1878-1882, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1883-1896, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives 1891-1893 1893-1895. Father of Charles R. Crisp. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000908]
**Charles R. Crisp (1870-1867), Parliamentarian of the U.S. House of Representatives 1891-1895 1811-1813, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1896-1897, Parliamentarian of the Democratic National Convention 1912. Son of Charles Frederick Crisp. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000909]

The Crittendens

*John Crittenden, Sr. (1754-1809), member of the Virginia House of Burgesses 1790-1805. Father of John J. Crittenden and Robert Crittenden. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cremeans-crocheron.html#RKS11E2Y9]
**John J. Crittenden (1786-1863), Kentucky State Representative, U.S. Senator from Kentucky 1817-1819 1835-1841 1842-1848 1855-1861, U.S. District Attorney in Kentucky 1827-1829, Attorney General of the United States 1841 1850-1853, Governor of Kentucky 1848-1850. Son of John Crittenden, Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cremeans-crocheron.html#R9M0ITUR3]
**Robert Crittenden (1797-1834), Secretary of Arkansas Territory 1819-1829, Governor of Arkansas Territory 1828-1829. Son of John Crittenden, Sr.. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cremeans-crocheron.html#RDS0KYLJ8]
***Thomas Leonidas Crittenden (1819-1893), U.S. Consul in England, Treasurer of Kentucky. Son of John J. Crittenden.
***Thomas Theodore Crittenden (1832-1909), Attorney General of Missouri 1864, U.S. Representative from Missouri 1873-1875 1877-1879, Governor of Missouri 1881-1885, U.S. Consul in Mexico 1893-1897. Nephew of John J. Crittenden. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cremeans-crocheron.html#R9M0ITUUM]
****Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr. (1863-1938), Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri 1908-1910. Son of Thomas Theodore Crittenden. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cremeans-crocheron.html#RKS12LB9B]

The Crocherons

*Henry Crocheron (1772-1819), U.S. Representative from New York 1815-1817. Brother of Jacob Crocheron. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000914]
*Jacob Crocheron (1774-1849), Sheriff of Richmond County, New York 1802 1811 1821; U.S. Representative from New York 1829-1831. Brother of Henry Crocheron. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000915]

The Crocketts

*David S. Crockett (1786-1836), Tennessee State Representative 1821-1823, candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1825, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1827-1831 1833-1835. Father of John Wesely Crockett. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c000918]
**John Wesley Crockett (1807-1852), U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1837-1841, Attorney General in Tennessee 1841-1843. Son of David S. Crockett. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000920]

The Crofts

*George W. Croft (1846-1904), South Carolina State Representative 1882-1883 1901-1902, South Carolina State Senator, U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1903-1904. Father of Theodore G. Croft. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000921]
**Theodore G. Croft (1874-1920), U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1904-1905, South Carolina State Representative 1907-1908, South Carolina State Senator 1909-1912. Son of George W. Croft. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000922]

The Crows

*William E. Crow (1870-1922), Pennsylvania State Senator 1907-1921, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1921-1922. Father of William J. Crow. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000938]
**William J. Crow (1902-1974), Mayor of Uniontown, Pennsylvania 1938-1941; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1947-1949. Son of William E. Crow. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000939]

The Crowninshields

"Main article": Crowninshield family
*Benjamin Williams Crowninshield, Secretary of the Navy [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000946]
*Jacob Crowninshield, his brother, representative from Massachusetts, appointed Secretary of the Navy [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000947]
**Arent S. Crowninshield, his grandson, U.S. Navy admiral

The Crumpackers

*Edgar D. Crumpacker (1851-1920), Prosecuting Attorney in Indiana 1884-1888, Appellate Judge in Indiana 1891-1893, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1897-1913. Father of Maurice E. Crumpacker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000958]
**Maurice E. Crumpacker (1886-1927), candidate for Republican nomination for U.S. Representative from Oregon 1922, U.S. Representative from Indiana 1925-1927. Son of Edgar D. Crumpacker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000959]
**Shepard Crumpacker, Jr. (1917-1986), U.S. Representative from Indiana 1951-1957. Cousin of Edgar D. Crumpacker and Maurice E. Crumpacker. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000960]

The Culbersons

*David B. Culberson (1830-1900), Texas State Representative 1859 1864, Texas State Senator, U.S. Representative from Texas 1875-1897. Father of Charles Allen Culberson. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/culberson-david-browning.html]
**Charles Allen Culberson (1855-1925), Attorney General of Texas 1890-1894, Governor of Texas 1894-1898, U.S. Senator from Texas 1899-1923. Son of David B. Culberson. [http://www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/culberson-charles-allen.html]
**John Culberson (1956-), Texas State Representative 1986-2001, U.S. Representative from Texas 2001-present. Cousin of Charles Allen Culberson.

The Culloms

*Alvan Cullom (1797-1877), Tennessee State Representative 1835-1836, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1843-1847, Circuit Court Judge in Tennessee 1850-1852. Brother of William Cullom. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000972]
*William Cullom (1810-1896), Tennessee Assemblyman 1843-1847, U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1851-1855 1856-1857, Attorney General in Tennessee 1873-1878. Brother of Alvan Cullom. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000974]
**Shelby Moore Cullom (1829-1914), Attorney of Springfield, Illinois; Illinois State Representative 1856 1860-1861 1873-1874; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1865-1871; Governor of Illinois 1877-1883; U.S. Senator from Illinois 1883-1913. Nephew of Alvan Cullom and William Cullom. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000973]

The Culvers

*John Culver (1932-), U.S. Representative from Iowa 1965-1975, U.S. Senator from Iowa 1975-1981. Father of Chester Culver. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000979]
**Chester J. Culver (1966-), Iowa Secretary of State 1999-2007, Governor of Iowa 2007-present. Son of John Culver. [http://www.governor.iowa.gov/administration/bios/culver-bio.php]

The Cummings

*Thomas Cumming, Mayor of Augusta, Georgia. Father of Alfred Cumming. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cumback-cumming.html#RMT1DQG4L]
**Alfred Cumming (1802-1873), Mayor of Augusta, Georgia 1836; Governor of Utah Territory 1858-1861. Son of Thomas Cumming. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cumback-cumming.html#RMT1DOUTU]

NOTE: Alfred Cumming was also great-grandson-in-law of Continental Congressional Delegate Samuel Adams. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/adams8.html#R9P18X8YV]

The Cuomos

* Mario Cuomo, (June 15, 1932-), unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1974; appointed New York Secretary of State by Governor Hugh Carey serving 1975–1978; unsuccessful candidate in Democratic primary for New York City Mayor in 1977, losing to Ed Koch; unsuccessful Liberal party candidate in general election for New York City Mayor in 1977, again losing to Ed Koch; Lieutenant Governor of New York 1979–1982; Governor of New York 1983–1994; keynote speaker at the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco; [http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Cuomo-Ma.html]
**Andrew Cuomo, US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1997–2001; New York State Attorney General, (2007-); Son of Mario Cuomo. [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1571/is_n11_V9/ai_13625807]

The Currys

*Charles F. Curry (1858-1930), California Assemblyman 1887-1888, Clerk of San Francisco, California 1894-1898; Clerk of San Francisco County, California 1894-1898; California Secretary of State 1899-1910; candidate for Republican nomination for Governor of California 1910; U.S. Representative from California 1913-1930. Father of Charles F. Curry, Jr.. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001000]
**Charles F. Curry, Jr. (1893-1972), California State Representative 1919-1930, U.S. Representative from California 1931-1933. Son of Charles F. Curry. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001001]

The Curtins, Greggs, and McLanahans

*Andrew Gregg (1755-1835), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1791-1807, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1807-1813, Pennsylvania Secretary of State 1820-1823, candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania 1823. Grandfather of James Xavier McLanahan and Andrew Gregg Curtin. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000442]
**James Xavier McLanahan (1809-1861), Pennsylvania State Senator 1842-1844, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1849-1853. Grandson of Andrew Gregg. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000534]
**Andrew Gregg Curtin (1817-1894), Pennsylvania Secretary of State, Pennsylvania Superintendent of Public Instruction, Governor of Pennsylvania 1861-1867, U.S. Minister to Russia 1869-1872, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1881-1887. Grandson of Andrew Gregg. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/curtenius-curtin.html#R9M0IU3KV]
***David McMurtie Gregg (1833-1916), U.S. Consul to Prague, Austria-Hungary. Cousin of James Xavier McLanahan and Andrew Gregg Curtin. [http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/gregg.html#RXM050JQH]

The Cushings and Wildes

*Samuel Wilde, Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court. Father-in-law of Caleb Cushing. [http://virtualology.com/apsamuelsumnerwilde/]
**Caleb Cushing (1800-1879), Massachusetts State Representative 1825 1828 1833-1834 1847 1858-1859 1862-1863, Massachusetts State Senator 1826, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1835-1843, U.S. Minister to China 1843-1845, candidate for Governor of Massachusetts 1847 1848, Mayor of Newburyport, Massachusetts 1851-1852; Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court 1853; U.S. Attorney General 1853-1857; delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1860; U.S. Minister to Spain 1874-1877. Son-in-law of Samuel Wilde. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001016]

The Cuthberts

*Alfred Cuthbert (1785-1856), Georgia State Representative 1810-1813, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1813-1816 1821-1827, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1835-1843. Brother of John Alfred Cuthbert. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001023]
*John Alfred Cuthbert (1788-1881), Georgia State Representative 1811 1813 1817 1822, Georgia State Senator 1814-1815, U.S. Representative from Georgia 1819-1821. Brother of Alfred Cuthbert. [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C001024]


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