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Politicians Who Died of Appendicitis

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  Solomon Juneau (1793-1856) — also known as Laurent-Salomon Juneau — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in L'Asumption, Quebec, August 9, 1793. Democrat. Fur trader; founder of Milwaukee; postmaster at Milwaukee, Wis., 1835-43; mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1846-47. Catholic. French ancestry. Died, reportedly from appendicitis, in Keshena, Shawano County (now Menominee County), Wis., November 14, 1856 (age 63 years, 97 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment in 1866 at Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.; cenotaph at Juneau Park, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Married 1820 to Josette Vieux (1804-1855); grandfather of Paul Oscar Adolph Husting (1866-1917).
  Juneau County, Wis. is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis W. Moore, Jr. (1808-1864) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., April 20, 1808. Newspaper editor and publisher; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1838-39, 1843, 1849-52; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Harris, Liberty and Galveston, 1839-42. Died, probably of appendicitis, in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., September 1, 1864 (age 56 years, 134 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Francis Moore.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Brigham Young (1801-1877) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., June 1, 1801. Leader of the Mormon Church 1841-1877; Governor of Utah Territory, 1850-58. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of peritonitis and appendicitis, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 29, 1877 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Mormon Pioneer Memorial, Salt Lake City, Utah; statue at Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah; statue at Heritage Plaza, St. George, Utah.
  Relatives: Father of Susa Young Gates (1856-1933).
  Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is named for him.  — The city of Brigham City, Utah, is named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Huy Addams (1822-1881) — also known as John H. Addams — of Cedarville, Stephenson County, Ill. Born in Sinking Spring, Berks County, Pa., July 12, 1822. Republican. Owner of Cedar Creek Mill, which produced lumber and flour; dirctor, Illinois Central Railroad; president, Second National Bank of Freeport, Illinois; member of Illinois state senate, 1855-61, 1863-71 (4th District 1855-61, 22nd District 1863-71); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker). Died, of appendicitis, in a hotel at Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 17, 1881 (age 59 years, 36 days). Interment at Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Addams (1782-1854) and Catherine (Huy) Addams (1787-1866); married, July 18, 1844, to Sarah Weber (1817-1863); married 1868 to Anna (Hostetter) Haldeman (1828-1919); father of Jane Addams; nephew of William Addams (1777-1858); grandfather of Anna Marcet Haldeman (1887-1941; who married Emanuel Julius).
  Political family: Addams-Haldeman family of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Helm Bristow (1832-1896) — also known as Benjamin H. Bristow — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elkton, Todd County, Ky., June 20, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state senate, 1863-65; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1866-70; law partner of John M. Harlan, 1870; U.S. Solicitor General, 1870-72; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1874-76; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. Member, American Bar Association; Union League. Died, from appendicitis, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 22, 1896 (age 64 years, 2 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Bristow and Emily E. (Helm) Bristow; married, November 21, 1854, to Abbie S. Briscoe; father of Nancy 'Nannie' Bristow (1858-1913; who married Eben Sumner Draper (1858-1914)); grandfather of Eben Sumner Draper (1893-?).
  Political family: Draper-Bristow family of Hopedale, Massachusetts.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Guernsey S. Parsons (c.1835-1898) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born about 1835. Democrat. Banker; mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1880-82. Died, following surgery for appendicitis, in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., October 11, 1898 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Alexander Robey Shepherd (1835-1902) — also known as Alexander R. Shepherd; "Boss Shepherd"; "The Father of Modern Washington" — of Washington, D.C.; Batopilas, Chihuahua. Born in Washington, D.C., January 30, 1835. Republican. Plumber; real estate developer; Governor of the District of Columbia, 1873-74. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Batopilas, Chihuahua, September 12, 1902 (age 67 years, 225 days). Entombed at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; statue at John A. Wilson Building Grounds, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married, January 30, 1861, to Mary Grice Young (1843-1930).
  Cross-reference: André L. Bagger
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Alexander R. Shepherd (built 1944, scrapped 1965) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen Frank Ferris (1865-1903) — also known as Allen F. Ferris — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Born in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., July 22, 1865. Republican. Banker; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1895-1902 (District 46 1895-98, District 48 1899-1902); delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900; member of Minnesota state senate 48th District, 1903; died in office 1903. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Redmen. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn., September 7, 1903 (age 38 years, 47 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of William A. Ferris (1827-1882) and Beulah A. (Allen) Ferris (1831-1914); married, June 8, 1887, to Anna M. Steege (divorced 1901); married 1902 to Helen Barbara Nelson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Lyman Eddy Barnes (1855-1904) — also known as Lyman E. Barnes — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Weyauwega, Waupaca County, Wis., June 30, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1893-95. Died, from appendicitis, in Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis., January 16, 1904 (age 48 years, 200 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Appleton, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William C. Whitney William Collins Whitney (1841-1904) — also known as William C. Whitney — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Conway, Franklin County, Mass., July 5, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1885-89; established the Naval War College, in Newport, R.I.; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 7th District, 1894. English ancestry. Died, from peritonitis, following appendicitis surgery, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1904 (age 62 years, 212 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Laurinda (Collins) Whitney (1810-1880) and James Scollay Whitney; brother of Henry Melville Whitney; married, October 20, 1869, to Flora Payne (1842-1893; daughter of Henry B. Payne (1810-1896)); grandfather of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John Hay Whitney; third cousin once removed of Thomas Mackie Burgess; third cousin thrice removed of Bartlett Nye, Hezekiah Nye and Thomas Nye.
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  William Hughes (1857-1906) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District 1906, but died before election. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Royal Arcanum; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, following appendicitis surgery, in St. Peter's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 2, 1906 (age about 49 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Hughes and Dorothy (Singer) Hughes.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Asbury C. Latimer Asbury Churchwell Latimer (1851-1908) — also known as Asbury C. Latimer — of Belton, Anderson County, S.C. Born near Lowndesville, Abbeville County, S.C., July 31, 1851. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Anderson County Democratic Party, 1890-93; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1893-1903; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1903-08; died in office 1908. Methodist. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., February 20, 1908 (age 56 years, 204 days). Interment at Belton Cemetery, Belton, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Clement Theophilus Latimer (1818-1876) and Frances Beulah (Young) Latimer (1821-1875); married, June 26, 1877, to Sara Alice Brown (1857-1939); father of Mamie Latimer (1881-1956; daughter-in-law of Robert Middleton Heard (1836-1910)).
  Political family: Heard family of Elberton, Georgia.
  The Latimer Memorial United Methodist Church, in Belton, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont (1858-1908) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 1858. Democrat. Financier; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1900; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1901-03. Member, Freemasons. Died of infections following surgery for appendicitis, in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 10, 1908 (age 49 years, 211 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
  Relatives: Son of August Belmont (1816-1890) and Caroline Slidell (Perry) Belmont; brother of Perry Belmont and August Belmont (1853-1924); married 1882 to Sarah Swan 'Sally' Whiting (divorced); married 1896 to Alva Erskine (Smith) Vanderbilt (1853-1933; donor to woman's suffrage campaigns; grandaunt by marriage of William Henry Vanderbilt III).
  Political family: Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Alonson T. Dominy (1863-1908) — of Beekmantown, Clinton County, N.Y. Born in Beekmantown, Clinton County, N.Y., November 14, 1863. Republican. Clinton County Sheriff; member of New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1907-08; died in office 1908. Died, from appendicitis and pneumonia, September 9, 1908 (age 44 years, 300 days). Burial location unknown.
Patrick H. McCarren Patrick Henry McCarren (1849-1909) — also known as Patrick H. McCarren; "Friend of the Sugar Trust" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in East Cambridge, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., June 18, 1849. Democrat. Cooper; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1882-83, 1889; member of New York state senate, 1890-93, 1896-1909 (4th District 1890-93, 7th District 1896-1909); died in office 1909; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1904. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Political boss who dominated Brooklyn politics for twenty years. Died, from intestinal degeneration, complicated by appendicitis and myocarditis, in St. Catherine's Hospital, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 23, 1909 (age 60 years, 127 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Relatives: Married to Catherine M. 'Katie' Hogan (1854-1883).
  McCarren Park (opened 1906 as Greenpoint Park; renamed in 1909), in Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  James Warren Houghton (1856-1913) — also known as James W. Houghton — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Corinth, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 1, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1899-1913; appointed 1899; died in office 1913. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in a private hospital at Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 14, 1913 (age 56 years, 166 days). Interment at Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1884 to Elizabeth M. Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Morris H. Beard (1864-1913) — also known as Maurice H. Beard — of Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Ky. Born October 14, 1864. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Died, of appendicitis, October 24, 1913 (age 49 years, 10 days). Interment at Old Hardinsburg Cemetery, Hardinsburg, Ky.
  Wilson Brown (c.1861-1913) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1861. Real estate operator; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1900. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1913 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Theron Wilson Atwood (1854-1917) — also known as Theron W. Atwood — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in White Oak, Ingham County, Mich., January 3, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896, 1912; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1899-1902; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 21st District, 1907-08; instrumental in building an electric railroad connecting Jackson, Lansing, and Owosso. Died, from pneumonia and complications of appendicitis, in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., September 27, 1917 (age 63 years, 267 days). Entombed at Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Purinton Atwood (1822-1897) and Emily (Wilson) Atwood (1831-1889); married to Clara Ellen Gibbs (1857-1918); father of Florence C. Atwood (1889-1970; who married Clarence Roy Myers (1890-1951)) and Theron Wilson Atwood.
  Political family: Atwood family of Caro, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Seth Q. Pulver
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles E. Magoon Charles Edward Magoon (1861-1920) — also known as Charles E. Magoon — of Nebraska. Born in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., December 5, 1861. U.S. Minister to Panama, 1905-06. Congregationalist. Died, two days after surgery for acute appendicitis, in Washington, D.C., January 14, 1920 (age 58 years, 40 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Magoon (1814?-?).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1901
  Edward D. Roberts (1864-1920) — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Cambria, Columbia County, Wis., July 18, 1864. Republican. California state treasurer, 1911-15; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, three days after surgery for acute appendicitis, at Ramona Hospital, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., August 4, 1920 (age 56 years, 17 days). Entombed at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Franklin Knight Lane (1864-1921) — also known as Franklin K. Lane — of San Francisco, Calif.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born near Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, July 15, 1864. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; candidate for Governor of California, 1902; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1906-13; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1913-20. Died, of a heart attack 12 days after appendicitis surgery, at the Mayo Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., May 18, 1921 (age 56 years, 307 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. C. S. Lane and C. W. H. Lane; married, April 11, 1893, to Anne Wintermute.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Arnon Lyon Squiers (1869-1921) — also known as Arnon L. Squiers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Sherburne, Chenango County, N.Y., October 6, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1920-21; died in office 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in St. John's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 28, 1921 (age 52 years, 22 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James P. Squiers (1833-1905) and Ellen Waite (Lyon) Squiers (1844-1926); married, May 28, 1895, to Caroline E. Wylie (1867-1901); married 1902 to Gertrude May Cooper (1871-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Campbell Cantrill (1870-1923) — also known as J. Campbell Cantrill — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Born in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., July 9, 1870. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Scott County Democratic Party, 1895-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 58th District, 1897-1901; member of Kentucky state senate 22nd District, 1901-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1904; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1909-23; died in office 1923; nominated in primary for Governor of Kentucky 1923, but died before election. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died, due to appendicitis and peritonitis, during his campaign for governor, in St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 2, 1923 (age 53 years, 55 days). Interment at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Edwards Cantrill (1839-1909) and Jennie (Moore) Cantrill; married, October 18, 1893, to Carrie Payne (1872-1913); married, June 26, 1918, to Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); father of James Edwards Cantrill (1897-1944; son-in-law of James Benjamin Aswell; who married Florence McDowell Shelby).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward M. Morgan (1857-1925) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., November 16, 1857. Republican. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1907-17, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Member, Freemasons. On November 9, 1908, near his home on 146th Street, he was shot and wounded by Eric Mackay, an "eccentric stenographer", who then shot and killed himself. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in Lutheran Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 9, 1925 (age 67 years, 54 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Paterson.
  Frederick W. Knowlton (1856-1925) — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Sangerville, Piscataquis County, Maine, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1908, 1916 (alternate). Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of appendicitis, in Penobscot General Hospital, Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, January 12, 1925 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town, Maine.
  Abraham Goodman (c.1885-1926) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel for the Furriers Union and other labor organizations; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1916-17. Jewish. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in St. Mark's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1926 (age about 41 years). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Goodman.
  Daniel Joseph Griffin (1880-1926) — also known as Daniel J. Griffin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 26, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1913-17; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; Kings County Sheriff, 1918-19. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, following surgery for appendicitis, in St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1926 (age 46 years, 260 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Edward Mott Angell (1868-1927) — also known as Edward M. Angell — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Moreau, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 6, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 33rd District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1922-27; died in office 1927. Quaker. Died, probably from infection, six days after appendicitis surgery, in Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., November 25, 1927 (age 59 years, 323 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Penn Angell (1839-1913) and Francena (Mott) Angell (1843-1911); married, October 18, 1913, to Gertrude Abigail Sheldon.
  Joseph Augustus Kellogg (1865-1929) — also known as Joseph A. Kellogg — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Delaware City, New Castle County, Del., May 13, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1911; appointed 1911; defeated, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); New York Democratic state chair, 1918-19. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi. Died, of appendicitis, in a hospital at Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., September 8, 1929 (age 64 years, 118 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Dor Kellogg and Mary Jane (Baucus) Kellogg; married, November 29, 1893, to Emma Ada Cronkhite.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Maurice Bloch (c.1891-1929) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-29 (New York County 22nd District 1915-17, New York County 16th District 1918-29); died in office 1929; campaign manager for U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner, 1926. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; Order Brith Abraham; Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, from an embolus of the heart, following a appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1929 (age about 38 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1923 to Madelaine Neuberger.
  Francis D. McNamara (1899-1929) — also known as "Bab" — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Born in Whiting, Lake County, Ind., November 14, 1899. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1929; died in office 1929. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., December 22, 1929 (age 30 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Peter J. Hamill (c.1886-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; insurance business; member of New York state assembly, 1916-30 (New York County 2nd District 1916-17, New York County 1st District 1918-30); died in office 1930. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of appendicitis surgery, in Polyclinic Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1930 (age about 44 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Harvey Eric Trammell (1896-1932) — also known as H. Eric Trammell — Born in Rector, Clay County, Ark., 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Guatemala City, as of 1927-29; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1932. Died, from complications of a ruptured appendix, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 8, 1932 (age about 35 years). Interment at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  Relatives: Married 1927 to Elizabeth Millicent McCarthy (granddaughter of Dennis McCarthy (1814-1886)); father of H. Eric Trammell (1927-1944; died of combat wounds, World War II).
  Walter Franklin Brawner (1873-1934) — also known as Walter Brawner — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., October 28, 1873. Democrat. Brick contractor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1912, 1924; Phoenix chief of police. Died, of complications of appendicitis surgery, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., May 27, 1934 (age 60 years, 211 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alex G. Brawner and Hannah Catherine (Morgan) Brawner; brother of Frances Brawner Weedon (1885-1963).
  Guy Van Amrige (1868-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; magistrate. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of appendicitis, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1936 (age about 67 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Van Amrige (died 1915; Dean of Columbia College).
  William Breitenbach (1897-1937) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 17, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; railway signalman; electrical contractor; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1925-34; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Died, following an operation for appendicitis, in Hamilton Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 13, 1937 (age 40 years, 26 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Comegys Paradee (1883-1957) — also known as William C. Paradee — of Magnolia, Kent County, Del. Born July 9, 1883. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 8th District, 1927-28, 1951-52; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1955-57; died in office 1957. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, the day after an emergency appendectomy, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., January 11, 1957 (age 73 years, 186 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Sara A. Carson (1885-1949); married to Bertha Rogers.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) — also known as Pat Moynihan — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; New York City (unknown county), N.Y.; Pindars Corners, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., March 16, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; political scientist; university professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960 (alternate), 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1973-75; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1975-76; U.S. Senator from New York, 1977-. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of infection from a ruptured appendix, in Washington, D.C., March 26, 2003 (age 76 years, 10 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, May 29, 1955, to Elizabeth Therese Brennan.
  Cross-reference: John Westergaard — Dan Maffei
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Daniel Patrick Moynihan: Miles to Go: A Personal History of Social Policy (1997) — On the Law of Nations (1990) — Secrecy : The American Experience (1998) — Pandaemonium: Ethnicity in International Politics (1993) — Maximum Feasible Misunderstanding: Community Action in the War on Poverty (1970)
  Books about Daniel Patrick Moynihan: Godfrey Hodgson, The Gentleman From New York: Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- A Biography — Robert A. Katzmann, Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life
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