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  • ID: I379368
  • Name: Frances Payne BINGHAM
  • RELA: 8th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 29 MAR 1885 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 27 FEB 1940 AND 3 JAN 1969
  • Death: 9 MAR 1977 in Lyndhurst, Cuyahoga Co., OH
  • Event: Pic Frances Payne (Bingham) Bolton
  • Note:
    BOLTON, Frances Payne, (wife of Chester C. Bolton, granddaughter of Henry B. Payne, and mother of Oliver P. Bolton), a Representative from Ohio; born Francis Payne Bingham, March 29, 1885, in Cleveland, Ohio; attended private schools in United States and France; active in public health, nursing education and other social service, education, and philanthropic work; vice regent for Ohio of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; member of the Republican State central committee, 1937-1940; delegate to Republican National Conventions and member of Resolutions Committee, 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968; first woman appointed as congressional delegate to United Nations General Assembly, 1953; elected as a Republican by special election, February 27, 1940, to the Seventy- sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Chester C. Bolton; reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses and served from February 27, 1940, to January 3, 1969; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1968 to the Ninety-first Congress; resided in Lyndhurst, Ohio, where she died March 9, 1977; interment in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Charles William BINGHAM b: 22 MAY 1846
    Mother: Mary PAYNE b: 9 JUL 1854 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH

    Marriage 1 Chester Castle BOLTON b: 5 SEP 1882 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
      1. Has No Children Charles Bingham BOLTON b: 20 JUN 1909
      2. Has No Children Oliver Payne BOLTON b: 22 FEB 1917 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH
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