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Politicians Who Died of Brain Cancer

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  Alexander Archibald (1869-1922) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Scotland, December, 1869. Mayor of Newark, N.J., 1921-22; died in office 1922. Scottish ancestry. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in the Eye and Ear Infirmary, Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 11, 1922 (age 52 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Archibald and Margaret Archibald.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Percival Whitlock (1884-1927) — also known as William P. Whitlock — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 26, 1884. Manager, Cincinnati Zoo; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1916-25. Died, from a brain tumor, in a nursing home at Epinay-sur-Seine, France, April 26, 1927 (age 42 years, 151 days). Interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Highland Hills, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Leonard Wood Leonard Wood (1860-1927) — Born in Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H., October 9, 1860. Republican. Physician; received the Medal of Honor in 1898 for his actions during an Indian war in 1886; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; commander of the "Rough Riders"; Military Governor of Cuba, 1899-1902; major general in the Philippine-American War, 1902-06; first Army Chief of Staff; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1921-27; died in office 1927. English ancestry. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 7, 1927 (age 66 years, 302 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Jewett Wood (1829-1880) and Caroline E. (Hagar) Wood (1836-1915); married 1890 to Louisa Adriana Condit Smith (1869-1943).
  Fort Leonard Wood, in Pulaski County, Missouri, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Leonard W. Hall
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  Walter Perry Johnson (1887-1946) — also known as Walter P. Johnson — of Germantown, Montgomery County, Md. Born near Humboldt, Allen County, Kan., November 6, 1887. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1940. Professional baseball pitcher with Washington Senators, 1907-27; won 417 games, second only to Cy Young; held major league record in career strikeouts (3508) from 1921 until 1983; holds record for career shutouts (110) and other records; was pitcher at the 1910 baseball game at which William H. Taft became the first President to attend Opening Day; also was manager of the Washington Senators and the Cleveland Indians; elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. Died, of a brain tumor in Georgetown Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 10, 1946 (age 59 years, 34 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Rockville, Md.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Edwin Ewing Roberts (1870-1933).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Charles Evans Hughes, Jr. (1889-1950) — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Solicitor General, 1929-30; director, New York Life Insurance Company. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 21, 1950 (age 60 years, 52 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Evans Hughes and Antoinette (Carter) Hughes; married, June 17, 1914, to Marjory Bruce Stuart (died 1963; daughter of Henry Clarence Stuart); father of Henry Stuart Hughes (1916-1999); third cousin thrice removed of Lemuel Stetson.
  Political family: Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Marshall Field (1893-1956) — of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 28, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948. Publisher, Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. Died, of brain cancer, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1956 (age 63 years, 41 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Marshall Field, Jr. and Albertine (Huck) Field; married 1916 to Evelyn Marshall; married 1930 to Audrey (Janes) Coats; married 1936 to Ruth (Pruyn) Phipps.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Herman Welker (1906-1957) — of Payette, Payette County, Idaho. Born in Cambridge, Washington County, Idaho, December 11, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Idaho state senate, 1948-50; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1951-57; defeated, 1956; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Died, from a brain tumor, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 30, 1957 (age 50 years, 323 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Gladys Taylor Pence.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Clair Engle (1911-1964) — of Red Bluff, Tehama County, Calif. Born in Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif., September 21, 1911. Democrat. Lawyer; Tehama County District Attorney, 1934-42; member of California state senate, 1943; U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1943-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from California, 1959-64; died in office 1964. Died, of a brain tumor, in Washington, D.C., July 30, 1964 (age 52 years, 313 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Red Bluff, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Fred J. Engle, Sr. and Carita (Keeran) Engle; married, January 12, 1933, to Hazel Burney.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Charles Alvin Jones (1887-1966) — also known as Charles A. Jones — of Pennsylvania. Born in Newport, Perry County, Pa., August 27, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1938; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1939-44; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1945-61; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1956-61. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from a brain tumor, May 22, 1966 (age 78 years, 268 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Atlantic Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of Alvin Jones and Mary (Sheats) Jones; married to Isabella Arrott; father of Charles Jones (World War II flyer; missing in action in the Philippines, 1945).
  Walter G. Nakkula (1907-1971) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Calumet, Houghton County, Mich., August 9, 1907. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1953-64 (Gladwin District 1953-54, Arenac District 1955-64); candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 35th District, 1964. Catholic. Finnish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Suffered lung cancer and a brain tumor, and died in Gladwin Area Hospital, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich., November 1, 1971 (age 64 years, 84 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arvid Nakkula and Senja (Erkhila) Nakkula; married to Julie Toutant.
  Richardson K. Dilworth (c.1899-1974) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born about 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1950, 1962; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1956-62; defeated, 1947; resigned 1962; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Died of a brain tumor, in Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 23, 1974 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Ruth Meiers (1925-1987) — of Ross, Mountrail County, N.Dak. Born in 1925. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1985-87; died in office 1987. Female. Died, of lung and brain cancer, March, 1987 (age about 61 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Near Ross, Mountrail County, N.Dak.
  Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987) — also known as Ann Clare Boothe — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn.; Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 10, 1903. Republican. Writer; journalist; playwright; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1944, 1948 (speaker), 1952; U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1953-56. Female. Catholic. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1983. Died, from a brain tumor, in Washington, D.C., October 9, 1987 (age 84 years, 182 days). Interment at Mepkin Abbey, Moncks Corner, S.C.
  Relatives: Step-daughter of Albert Elmer Austin (1877-1942); daughter of William Franklin Boothe (1862-1928) and Anna Clara Snyder (1882-1938; killed in an automobile-train accident in Miami, Fla.); married, August 10, 1923, to George Tuttle Brokaw (1879-1935; divorced 1929); married, November 23, 1935, to Henry Robinson Luce (1898-1967; founder and publisher of Time, Life, and other magazines); mother of Ann Clare Brokaw (1924-1944; killed in an automobile accident in Palo Alto, Calif.).
  Cross-reference: Albert P. Morano
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Clare Boothe Luce: Sylvia Morris, Rage for Fame : The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce — Stephen C. Shadegg, Clare Boothe Luce: a biography — Joseph Lyons, Clare Boothe Luce: Author and Diplomat (for young readers)
  Carl Stuart Hamblen (1908-1989) — also known as Stuart Hamblen — of California. Born in Kellyville, Marion County, Tex., October 20, 1908. Musician; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1952. Inducted into Country/Western Songwriters Hall of Fame and Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Died, of brain cancer, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 8, 1989 (age 80 years, 139 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of James Henry Hamblen (1877-1971) and Alma Ernestine (Williams) Hamblen (1881-1947); married to Veeva Ellen Daniels (1907-2008).
  See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lee Atwater (1951-1991) — also known as Harvey LeRoy Atwater — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., February 27, 1951. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1989-91. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Self proclaimed "dirty tricks" political strategist; rhythm and blues guitarist. Died, from brain cancer, in Washington, D.C., March 29, 1991 (age 40 years, 30 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey Dillard Atwater and Alma 'Toddy' (Page) Atwater; married 1978 to Sally Dunbar.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Lee Atwater: John Brady, Bad Boy : The Life and Politics of Lee Atwater
  Lucille Moore (c.1926-1995) — of El Cajon, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Kansas, about 1926. Candidate for mayor of El Cajon, Calif., 1990. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Died, of a brain tumor, at Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, San Diego County, Calif., March 5, 1995 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Michael Lynn Synar (1950-1996) — also known as Mike Synar — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Vinita, Craig County, Okla., October 17, 1950. Democrat. Rancher; real estate broker; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 2nd District, 1979-95. Died, of brain cancer, in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1996 (age 45 years, 84 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Lucille Maurer (1922-1996) — also known as Lucy Maurer; Lucille Shirley Darvin — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born, in Bushwick Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 21, 1922. Democrat. Economist; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1967-68; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1969-87; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1970; Maryland state treasurer, 1987-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Female. Jewish. Member, League of Women Voters; National Trust for Historic Preservation; American Association of University Women; National Organization for Women. Elected to Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 1990. Died of a brain tumor, in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md., June 17, 1996 (age 73 years, 209 days). Interment at Jewish Community Cemetery, New Hempstead, N.Y.
  Frank Mariano Tejeda (1945-1997) — also known as Frank Tejeda — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 2, 1945. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1977-86; member of Texas state senate, 1987-92; U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1993-97; died in office 1997; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Hispanic ancestry. Died of brain cancer and pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 30, 1997 (age 51 years, 120 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Ellis Barkett Bodron (1923-1997) — of Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., October 25, 1923. Member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1948-52; member of Mississippi state senate, 1952-84; candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1972. Member, American Bar Association; Lions; Jaycees. Blind from childhood. Died, of brain cancer, in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., February 17, 1997 (age 73 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
  Patrick Layton Paulsen (1927-1997) — also known as Pat Paulsen — Born in South Bend, Pacific County, Wash., July 6, 1927. Actor; comedian; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1992; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1996. Norwegian ancestry. Ill with colon and brain cancer, he died of complications from pneumonia and kidney failure, in Tijuana, Baja California, April 24, 1997 (age 69 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  Campaign slogan: "Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny."
  Campaign slogan: "If elected, I will win."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Pat Paulsen: How to wage a successful campaign for the Presidency (1972)
  Grace Mary Stern (1925-1998) — also known as Grace Mary Dain — of Highland Park, Lake County, Ill. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., July 10, 1925. Democrat. Lake County Clerk, 1970-82; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1977-83; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1984; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1982; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1985-93; member of Illinois state senate, 1993-95. Female. Presbyterian. Died of brain cancer, in Highland Park, Lake County, Ill., May 17, 1998 (age 72 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frank McClellan Dain, Jr. (1891-1954) and Marguerite Maude (Nason) Dain (1892-1989); married, May 13, 1962, to Herbert Lyman Stern, Jr. (1915-2000).
  Frank Xavier Altimari (1928-1998) — also known as Frank X. Altimari — of Old Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 4, 1928. Lawyer; district judge in New York, 1966-70; county judge in New York, 1970-73; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1974-82; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1982-85; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1985-96; took senior status 1996. Catholic. Died, of brain cancer, in Old Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., July 19, 1998 (age 69 years, 318 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  Relatives: Son of Antonio Altimari and Elvira (Stumpo) Altimari; married, September 23, 1951, to Angela Scavuzzo.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Jeanne Hurley Simon (1922-2000) — also known as Jeanne C. Hurley — of Wilmette, Cook County, Ill.; Makanda, Jackson County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 10, 1922. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1957-61. Female. Catholic. Died of complications from brain cancer, in Makanda, Jackson County, Ill., February 20, 2000 (age 77 years, 286 days). Interment at Rowan Cemetery, Makanda, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ira W. Hurley; married, April 21, 1960, to Paul Martin Simon (1928-2003).
  Benjamin P. Bettridge (1952-2000) — also known as Ben Bettridge — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., April 9, 1952. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Pierce County Republican Party, 1981-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1992; Washington Republican state chair, 1992. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of brain cancer, in Tacoma Lutheran Home, Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., October 5, 2000 (age 48 years, 179 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patricia Bettridge.
  David B. Hermelin (1936-2000) — of Michigan. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., December 26, 1936. Real estate owner and developer; co-owner of the Palace of Auburn Hills, venue for the Detroit Pistons professional basketball team; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 1997-2000. Jewish. Died, of brain cancer, November 22, 2000 (age 63 years, 332 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Italo S. Cappabianca (1936-2001) — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Born December 19, 1936. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 2nd District, 1979-2001; died in office 2001. Italian ancestry. Died, of brain cancer, on May 28, 2001 (age 64 years, 160 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Erie, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John Cappabianca (Italian Royal Vice Consul).
Irma Rangel Irma Lerma Rangel (1931-2003) — also known as Irma Rangel — of Kingsville, Kleberg County, Tex. Born in Kingsville, Kleberg County, Tex., May 15, 1931. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1977-2003 (49th District 1977-82, 37th District 1983-92, 35th District 1993-2002, 43rd District 2003); died in office 2003. Female. Mexican ancestry. In 1976, was the first Mexican-American woman elected to the Texas House. Died, of brain cancer, in Brackinridge Hospital, March 18, 2003 (age 71 years, 307 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of P. M. Rangel and Herminia L. Rangel.
  See also Texas Legislators Past & Present
  Image source: Texas Legislative Reference Library
  Paul Harold Boeker (1938-2003) — also known as Paul H. Boeker — of Ohio; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 2, 1938. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, 1977-80; Jordan, 1984-87. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of a brain tumor, in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 29, 2003 (age 64 years, 331 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Victor W. Boeker and Marie Dorothy (Bernthal) Boeker; married, November 25, 1961, to Margaret Macon Campbell.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  E. Carlyle Smith, Jr. (c.1939-2003) — of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex., about 1939. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1975. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Chi; Rotary; Jaycees; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of complications from a brain tumor, in Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Tex., June 29, 2003 (age about 64 years). Interment at Old Southland Cemetery, Grand Prairie, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of E. Carlyle Smith (1900?-?).
  Robert James Harris (1930-2005) — also known as Robert J. Harris; Bob Harris — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 5, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; law professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1969-73. Jewish. Lithuanian ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died, of brain lymphoma, in Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 10, 2005 (age 74 years, 278 days). Interment at Arborcrest Memorial Park, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Harris and Bertha (Herman) Harris; married to Zelma Jean 'Mimi' Porter.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert E. O'Connor, Jr. (1944-2006) — also known as Bob O'Connor — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., December 9, 1944. Democrat. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 2006; defeated in primary, 1997, 2001; died in office 2006. Died, of brain lymphoma, at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 1, 2006 (age 61 years, 266 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Judy Levine.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Robin Leo Beard, Jr. (1939-2007) — also known as Robin L. Beard, Jr. — of Tennessee. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., August 21, 1939. Republican. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1973-83; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1982. Died, from brain cancer, in a hospice at Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 16, 2007 (age 67 years, 299 days). Interment at Huguenot Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Robert E. McNair Robert Evander McNair (1923-2007) — also known as Robert E. McNair — of Allendale, Allendale County, S.C. Born in Cades, Williamsburg County, S.C., December 14, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1951-62; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1963-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1964; Governor of South Carolina, 1965-71. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Kappa Sigma; Blue Key. Died, of brain cancer, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 17, 2007 (age 83 years, 338 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Evander McNair and Claudia (Crawford) McNair; married, May 30, 1944, to Josephine Robinson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Elijah Pat Larkins (1942-2009) — also known as E. Pat Larkins — of Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla. Born April 29, 1942. Mayor of Pompano Beach, Fla., 1985. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; NAACP; Kiwanis. Died, from brain cancer, in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Fla., February 14, 2009 (age 66 years, 291 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens North, Pompano Beach, Fla.
  Relatives: Married 1962 to Bettye Lamar.
Helen Boosalis Helen Boosalis (1919-2009) — also known as Helen Geankoplis — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., August 28, 1919. Democrat. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1975-83; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1986. Female. Greek Orthodox. Greek ancestry. Member, American Association of Retired Persons; League of Women Voters. Died, from a brain tumor, in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., June 15, 2009 (age 89 years, 291 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1945 to Michael Gus Boosalis.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009) — also known as Edward M. Kennedy; Ted Kennedy; "Lion of the Senate" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born, in St. Margaret's Hospital, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 22, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009; died in office 2009; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident after his car plunged off the Dike Bridge, on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, killing passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, on July 18, 1969. Died, from brain cancer, in Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., August 25, 2009 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. and Rose (Fitzgerald) Kennedy (1890-1995); brother of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy and Jean Kennedy Smith; married, November 29, 1958, to Virginia Joan Bennett (1936-); married, November 30, 1958, to Virginia Joan Bennett (divorced 1982); married, July 3, 1992, to Victoria Anne Reggie (daughter of Edmund M. Reggie); father of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-); uncle of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. and Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); grandson of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Cross-reference: Murray M. Chotiner
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Edward M. Kennedy: True Compass: A Memoir (2009)
  Books about Edward M. Kennedy: Adam Clymer, Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography — Richard E. Burke, The Senator : My Ten Years With Ted Kennedy — Peter S. Canellos, Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy
  Critical books about Edward M. Kennedy: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37) — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print
  Edward W. Cahill (1927-2010) — also known as Ed Cahill — of Valley Stream, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born November 27, 1927. Mayor of Valley Stream, N.Y., 1999-2010; died in office 2010. Died, from a brain tumor, July 31, 2010 (age 82 years, 246 days). Burial location unknown.
  Joseph Robinette Biden III (1969-2015) — also known as Beau Biden — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 3, 1969. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 2007-15; major in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Catholic. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from brain cancer, in Walter Reed Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 30, 2015 (age 46 years, 116 days). Interment at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Neilia (Hunter) Biden (1942-1972) and Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (1942-).
  Cross-reference: Edward E. Kaufman
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
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