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Politicians: Death in Medical Offices

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  Wallace Edgar Pierce (1881-1940) — also known as Wallace E. Pierce — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Born in Black Brook, Clinton County, N.Y., December 9, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1917-19; chair of Clinton County Republican Party, 1927-40; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1939-40; died in office 1940. Died, from a heart attack, in the Congressional physician's office, in the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., January 3, 1940 (age 58 years, 25 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward Newton Ament (1860-1949) — also known as Edward N. Ament — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Arcata, Humboldt County, Calif., July 30, 1860. Furniture business; mayor of Berkeley, Calif., 1932-39. Methodist; later Congregationalist. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died, of heart failure, in his dentist's waiting room, Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., February 24, 1949 (age 88 years, 209 days). Interment at Sunset View Cemetery, El Cerrito, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram E. Ament; married 1889 to Florence 'Floy' Moody.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Joseph Kelly (1876-1950) — also known as Edward J. Kelly; "Big Ed" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 1, 1876. Democrat. Chief engineer, Sanitary District of Chicago; park district commissioner, 1922-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1933-47; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1940-47. Irish ancestry. Stricken with a heart attack and died at his doctor's office, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 20, 1950 (age 74 years, 172 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Kelly and Helen (Lang) Kelly; married, March 20, 1910, to Mary Edmunds Roche; married, January 25, 1922, to Margaret E. Kirk.
  See also NNDB dossier
Richard J. Daley Richard Joseph Daley (1902-1976) — also known as Richard J. Daley; "The Boss" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 15, 1902. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1936-38; member of Illinois state senate 9th District, 1939-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; speaker, 1968; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955-76; died in office 1976. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Stricken with a heart attack and died at his doctor's office, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 20, 1976 (age 74 years, 219 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, June 17, 1936, to Eleanor 'Sis' Guilfoyle; father of Richard Michael Daley and William Michael Daley.
  Political family: Daley family of Chicago, Illinois.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Richard J. Daley: Mike Royko, Boss : Richard J. Daley of Chicago — Adam Cohen & Elizabeth Taylor, American Pharaoh : Mayor Richard J. Daley : His Battle for Chicago and the Nation — Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Roger Biles, Richard J. Daley : Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago — Eugene C. Kennedy, Himself! The Life and Times of Richard J. Daley — Len O'Connor, Requiem : The Decline and Demise of Mayor Daley and His Era — F. Richard Ciccone, Daley : Power and Presidential Politics — Frank Sullivan, Legend: The Only Inside Story About Mayor Richard J. Daley — Milton Rakove, Don't Make No Waves, Don't Back No Losers : An Insider's Analysis of the Daley Machine
  Image source: Time Magazine, March 23, 1962
  Lorna J. Kesterson (1925-2012) — also known as Lorna Jolley — of Henderson, Clark County, Nev. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, December 30, 1925. Newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; mayor of Henderson, Nev., 1985-93. Female. Mormon. Died, in her doctor's office, Henderson, Clark County, Nev., January 16, 2012 (age 86 years, 17 days). Interment at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Nev.
  Relatives: Daughter of Donal Jolley and Nora (Crawford) Jolley; married, January 17, 1953, to Robert Earl Kesterson.
  Kesterson Elementary School, in Henderson, Nevada, is named for her.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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