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Politicians Who Died of Gastrointestinal Ailments

Very incomplete list!

See also stomach cancer and colon cancer.

in chronological order

  Henry Knox (1750-1806) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 25, 1750. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Secretary of War, 1789-94. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. He brought 59 cannon from Fort Ticonderoga to Dorchester, Mass., leading the British forces to evacuate Boston on March 17, 1776. Swallowed a small chicken bone that damaged his intestines, and died three days later of peritonitis, in Thomaston, Knox County, Maine, October 21, 1806 (age 56 years, 88 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, Thomaston, Maine.
  Knox counties in Ill., Ind., Ky., Maine, Mo., Neb., Ohio, Tenn. and Tex. are named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Breckinridge (1760-1806) — of Kentucky. Born near Staunton, Augusta County, Va., December 2, 1760. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Kentucky, 1793-94; Kentucky state attorney general, 1793-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1798-1801; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1799-1801; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1799; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1801-05; U.S. Attorney General, 1805-06; died in office 1806. Presbyterian. Died, from a stomach infection, in near Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., December 14, 1806 (age 46 years, 12 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Fayette County, Ky.; reinterment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Breckenridge (1712-1772) and Letitia 'Lettice' (Preston) Breckenridge (1729-1798); half-brother of Robert Breckinridge; brother of James Breckinridge; married, June 28, 1785, to Mary Hopkins Cabell (1769-1858); father of Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; who married Peter Buell Porter and Alfred William Grayson), Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800-1871); nephew of William Preston; uncle of James Douglas Breckinridge; grandfather of John Cabell Breckinridge, Mary Cabell Breckinridge (1826-1854; who married Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864)), Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; great-grandfather of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925), Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second great-grandfather of John Bayne Breckinridge; cousin *** of John Brown and James Brown; first cousin of Francis Smith Preston and James Patton Preston; first cousin once removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston and George Rogers Clark Floyd.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Breckinridge County, Ky. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Thomas L. Hamer Thomas Lyon Hamer (1800-1846) — also known as Thomas L. Hamer — of Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio. Born in Northumberland County, Pa., July, 1800. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1825, 1828-29; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1829; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1828; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1833-39; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Nominated Ulysses S. Grant to be a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Died in the military service, probably from dysentery, at Monterrey, Nuevo León, December 2, 1846 (age 46 years, 0 days). Original interment somewhere in near Monterrey, Nuevo León; reinterment at Old Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ohio; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Uncle of Thomas Ray Hamer (1864-1950).
  The village of Hamersville, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Unknown
Zachary Taylor Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) — also known as "Old Rough and Ready" — Born in Orange County, Va., November 24, 1784. Whig. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; President of the United States, 1849-50; died in office 1850. Episcopalian. Died, probably of gastroenteritis, in the White House, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1850 (age 65 years, 227 days). Based on the theory that he was poisoned, his remains were tested for arsenic in 1991; the results tended to disconfirm the theory. Original interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1926 at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Taylor (1744-1829) and Sarah Dabney (Strother) Taylor (1760-1822); married, June 21, 1810, to Margaret Mackall 'Peggy' Smith (1778-1852; niece of Benjamin Mackall IV and Thomas Mackall); father of Sarah Knox Taylor (who married Jefferson Finis Davis); granduncle of Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr.; ancestor *** of Victor D. Crist (1957-); first cousin twice removed of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Elliot Woolfolk Major and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk; second cousin of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; second cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee, Nathaniel Pendleton, George Madison, Coleby Chew, John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; second cousin twice removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; second cousin thrice removed of George Cassety Pendleton, Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton, Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro, Daniel Micajah Pendleton and Max Rogers Strother; second cousin four times removed of Charles Sumner Pendleton; third cousin of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis, Richard Aylett Buckner, John Lee, John Tyler (1790-1862), Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson, Fitzhugh Lee, William Barret Pendleton, James Francis Buckner, Francis Key Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton, John Overton Pendleton and Francis Preston Blair Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, John Lee Carroll, Charles Kellogg, James Sansome Lakin and Edward Brooke Lee; fourth cousin of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Aylette Buckner and David Gardiner Tyler; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd.
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: David R. Atchison — Thomas Ewing
  Taylor counties in Fla., Ga., Iowa and Ky. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Zachary T. CoyZachary T. BielbyZachary T. Harris
  Campaign slogan (1848): "General Taylor never surrenders."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Zachary Taylor: K. Jack Bauer, Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest — Elbert B. Smith, The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Charles Paine (1799-1853) — of Northfield, Washington County, Vt. Born in Williamstown, Orange County, Vt., April 15, 1799. Whig. Woollen manufacturer; hotelier; merchant; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1828-29; delegate to Whig National Convention from Vermont, 1839 (Convention Secretary); Governor of Vermont, 1841-43; railroad builder. Died, from dysentery, in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., July 6, 1853 (age 54 years, 82 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Paine (1757-1842).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Watkins Collier (1801-1855) — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., January 17, 1801. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1826; circuit judge in Alabama, 1828-36; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1836-37; chief justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1837-49; Governor of Alabama, 1849-53. Methodist. Died, of "cholera morbus" (gastroenteritis), in Bailey Springs, Lauderdale County, Ala., August 28, 1855 (age 54 years, 223 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  James Henry Hammond (1807-1864) — of South Carolina. Born in Newberry District (now Newberry County), S.C., November 15, 1807. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1835-36; Governor of South Carolina, 1842-44; defeated, 1840; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1857-60. Died, of a stomach disorder, at Beech Island, Aiken County, S.C., November 13, 1864 (age 56 years, 364 days). Interment at Beech Island Cemetery, Beech Island, S.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Robert Noble Hudson (1819-1889) — of Indiana. Born in Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., November 7, 1819. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1851-52, 1855; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Uncovered a canal bond fraud in 1859-60, thus saving the state of Indiana more than $1.2 million. Died, of a stomach ailment, in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., August 30, 1889 (age 69 years, 296 days). Interment at Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  Edward Patrick Hagan (1846-1893) — also known as Edward P. Hagan; Eddy Hagan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 1, 1846. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1879-80, 1885-89; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1892-93; died in office 1893. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, following a laparotomy for an intestinal obstruction, in Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., February 20, 1893 (age 47 years, 19 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Powell) Hagan; married, July 24, 1877, to Ellen Matthews.
  Walter Henry Churchill (1838-1900) — also known as Walter H. Churchill — of Shelby, Oceana County, Mich. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., April 27, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster; supervisor, Shelby TWP, 1866, 1885; hardware business; boot and shoe merchant; banker; Oceana County Probate Judge, 1889-92. Died, from intestinal adhesions, in Shelby Township, Oceana County, Mich., June 23, 1900 (age 62 years, 57 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shelby, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Churchill and Eliza Churchill; married 1859 to Jane P. Green (1838-1868); married 1869 to Lucada A. Carter (1844-1872); married 1874 to Sarah A. Hamlin (1849-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hugh Reid Belknap (1860-1901) — also known as Hugh R. Belknap — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, September 1, 1860. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898. Died, from intestinal trouble, in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines, November 12, 1901 (age 41 years, 72 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Worth Belknap (1829-1890).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Cullen Adams (1850-1906) — also known as Henry C. Adams — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Verona, Oneida County, N.Y., November 28, 1850. Republican. Dairy farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1883-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888; Wisconsin Dairy and Food Commissioner, 1895-1902; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1903-06; died in office 1906. Died, from intestinal illness, in Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 9, 1906 (age 55 years, 223 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Adams and Caroline Melissa Adams; married, October 15, 1878, to Anna B. Norton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Auguste Fusenot (1851-1907) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in France, February, 1851. Naturalized U.S. citizen; dry goods merchant; bank director; Consular Agent for France in Los Angeles, Calif., 1898-1907. French ancestry. Died, from heart failure, during stomach surgery, in Paris, France, May 27, 1907 (age 56 years, 0 days). Interment at Père la Chaise Cemetery, Paris, France.
  John J. Cathro (1842-1909) — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Scotland, April 3, 1842. Republican. Painter and decorator; farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Alpena District, 1895-96. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a "long illness of stomach trouble", in Cathro, Alpena County, Mich., March 7, 1909 (age 66 years, 338 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
Charles G. Jones Charles Gasham Jones (1856-1911) — also known as Charles G. Jones; "Gristmill" — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Greenup, Cumberland County, Ill., November 3, 1856. Flour mill business; painting contractor; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1896-97, 1901-03; member of Oklahoma territorial House of Representatives, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks. Died, from a stomach hemorrhage, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., March 29, 1911 (age 54 years, 146 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Harrison Jones (1820-1894) and Rebeccal (Wall) Jones (1822-1858); married 1893 to Tena Stafford (1866-1901); married, April 10, 1909, to Nettie E. Wheeler (1854-1945); uncle of William Harrison Hallett (1867-1940).
  Epitaph: "89'er"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  Alfred Ernest Goddard (1847-1911) — also known as Alfred E. Goddard — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., July 28, 1847. Republican. Postmaster at Essex, Conn., 1892-96, 1900-11. Baptist. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died, from stomach trouble, in St. Raphael's Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 11, 1911 (age 63 years, 318 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Essex, Conn.
  Relatives: Father of Grace Walton Goddard (1871-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Marshall Hanger (1833-1912) — also known as Marshall Hanger — Born near Waynesboro, Augusta County, Va., November 12, 1833. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1869-76; Speaker of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1876; U.S. Consul in Bermuda, 1894-98. Died, of intestinal paralysis and gangrene, in King's Daughters Hospital, Staunton, Va., August 26, 1912 (age 78 years, 288 days). Interment at Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Hanger (1795-1869) and Martha Elizabeth 'Patsy' (Crawford) Hanger (1797-1864).
  William Francis Glasby (1825-1912) — also known as William F. Glasby — of East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich. Born in New York, March 7, 1825. Contractor; mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1863-64. Died, from enteritis, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1912 (age 87 years, 259 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Glasby and Polly (Coon) Glasby.
  John C. Callbreath (1826-1916) — of Stanislaus County, Calif.; Wrangell (unknown county), Wash. Born in New York, January 16, 1826. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1856-57. Died, from a gastric ulcer, in the Kenney nursing home, Seattle, King County, Wash., April 6, 1916 (age 90 years, 81 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Callbreath and Mary (Finch) Callbreath.
  William Sylvanus Allee (1852-1916) — also known as William S. Allee — of High Point, Moniteau County, Mo.; Olean, Miller County, Mo. Born in Moniteau County, Mo., January 20, 1852. Democrat. Physician; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; member of Missouri state senate 27th District, 1909-16; died in office 1916. Died, following surgery for intestinal obstruction, in Wesley Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., October 9, 1916 (age 64 years, 263 days). Interment at Olean Cemetery, Olean, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James William Vardaman Allee (1832-1875) and Sabrena (Bowlin) Allee (1834-1852); married 1875 to Laura Cyrena Huston (1851-1926); first cousin of William Joseph Allee (1860-1937); first cousin once removed of Henry Etna Allee; fourth cousin once removed of Elbert Spencer Miner.
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William D. Wood (1858-1917) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born December 1, 1858. Lawyer; real estate developer; King County Probate Judge, 1884; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1896-97; appointed 1896; went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush. Died, from an intestinal ailment, in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 23, 1917 (age 58 years, 112 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wellington R. Burt (1831-1919) — also known as "The Lone Pine of Michigan" — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Pike, Wyoming County, N.Y., August 26, 1831. Lumber and timber business; railroad builder; mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1867-68; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1872, 1880; Fusion candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1888; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1893-94; defeated (Democratic), 1904, 1908; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1900, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); Democratic candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1903; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1907-08. Died, from stomach trouble, in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., March 2, 1919 (age 87 years, 188 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Burt.
  The community of Burt, Michigan, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
James A. Emerson James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922) — also known as James A. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., April 25, 1865. Republican. Lumber business; woollen manufacturer; steamboat business; hotel owner; banker; member of New York state senate, 1907-18 (32nd District 1907-08, 33rd District 1909-18); as an opponent of alcohol prohibition in 1918, he was called "wringing wet" (in contrast to prohibition advocates, who were "desert dry"). Became ill, from heart disease and gastritis, while on board the steamship Porto Rico, and died soon after, in Long Island Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 31, 1922 (age 56 years, 281 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924); married to Margaret Jane McGregor (1877-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Hilem F. Paddock (1871-1922) — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., November 10, 1871. Saginaw County Treasurer; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1915-19; resigned 1919. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Odd Fellows. Died, from gastritis, in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., December 2, 1922 (age 51 years, 22 days). Interment at Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles H. Paddock and Helen R. Paddock; married, March 12, 1896, to Ella Mae Sager (1872-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Harriss Bellamy (1856-1924) — also known as George H. Bellamy — of El Paso, Brunswick County, N.C. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., April 24, 1856. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Brunswick County, 1893, 1913-14; member of North Carolina state senate, 1903-04, 1907-08, 1911-12. Injured in a fall onto pavement, and died a few days later, from an intestinal hemorrhage, in James Walker Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., March 14, 1924 (age 67 years, 325 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896) and Eliza McIlhenny (Harriss) Bellamy (1821-1907); brother of John Dillard Bellamy (1854-1942); married, December 20, 1876, to Katie Thees (1854-1937); uncle of Marsden Bellamy and Emmett Hargrove Bellamy.
  Political family: Bellamy family of Wilmington, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Moberley Dudley (1860-1925) — also known as Richard M. Dudley — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in Waco, Madison County, Ky., 1860. Engineer; banker; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1910; mayor of El Paso, Tex., 1923-25; died in office 1925. Died, following ulcer surgery, in Hotel Dieu Hospital, El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., May 1, 1925 (age about 64 years). Interment at Evergreen Alameda Cemetery, El Paso, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Parker Dudley (1834-1903) and Mary Susan (Gentry) Dudley (1837-1920); married to Frances Dow Moore (1875-1973).
  R. M. Dudley School (opened 1925; now gone), in El Paso, Texas, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edgar Addison Bancroft (1857-1925) — also known as Edgar A. Bancroft — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., November 20, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; solicitor in Illinois for Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad; vice-president and general solicitor for Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad and the Belt Railway Company; general counsel, International Harvester Company, farm equipment and truck manufacturer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1888; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1924-25, died in office 1925. Died, from an intestinal hemorrhage, in Karuizawa, Japan, July 27, 1925 (age 67 years, 249 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery, Galesburg, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Addison N. Bancroft (1820-1879) and Catharine (Blair) Bancroft (1822-1874); married, April 18, 1896, to Margaret Healy (1859-1923).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Don Carlos Corbett (1861-1927) — also known as Don C. Corbett — of Pennsylvania. Born in Clarion, Clarion County, Pa., December 5, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; Clarion County District Attorney, 1894-96; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Methodist. Died, from intestinal hemorrhages, in Clarion, Clarion County, Pa., December 15, 1927 (age 66 years, 10 days). Interment at Clarion Cemetery, Clarion, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Lucas Corbett and Rosa (Jones) Corbett (1831-1905); married to Ida Minnie Rugh (1869-1944); second cousin once removed of Homer Eugene Corbett and Robert James Corbett (1905-1971).
  Political family: Corbett family of Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Barton Myers (1853-1927) — also known as Richard Barton Myers — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Norfolk, Va., March 29, 1853. Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Norfolk, Va., 1877-1923; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Norfolk, Va., 1878-1901; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Norfolk, Va., 1884-1907; mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1886-88. Jewish ancestry. Died, from mesenteric thrombosis, in Virginia Beach, Va., December 23, 1927 (age 74 years, 269 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Myers (1817-1881) and Juliana Grammar (Barton) Myers (1823-1883); married, December 26, 1882, to Virginia Katherine Macky 'Kate' Baldwin (1860-1940; his second cousin); father of Robert Baldwin Myers; grandnephew of Judith Marx (1799-1880; who married Myer Myers); second great-grandnephew of David Rittenhouse (1732-1796).
  Political families: Myers family of Norfolk, Virginia; Wise-Sergeant family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "What doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly and to love mecy and to walk humbly with thy God?"
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles D. Donohue (c.1881-1928) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; member of New York state assembly, 1913-23 (New York County 9th District 1913-17, New York County 5th District 1918-23); Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-28; died in office 1928. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from acute indigestion, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 5, 1928 (age about 47 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Francois Joseph Denis Belanger (1848-1928) — also known as Joseph Belanger — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Quebec, October 8, 1848. Consular Agent for France in Detroit, Mich., 1889-1907. French Canadian ancestry. Died, from gastrointestinal infection and senile debility, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 19, 1928 (age 80 years, 42 days). Interment at Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Francois Stanislas Belanger and Marie Louise (Doyon) Belanger; married, April 16, 1873, to Madeline Askin Pelletier (1849-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Francis Brown (1844-1929) — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., September 12, 1844. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1874, 1880-82; Orange County District Attorney, 1875-77; Orange County Judge, 1878-82; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1883-96; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1889-92; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1893-96; general counsel, Metropolitan Street Railway Co., 1897-1901. Presbyterian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, from an intestinal malady, in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., June 19, 1929 (age 84 years, 280 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Brown (1796-1875) and Eliza (Reeve) Brown; married, June 27, 1876, to Harriet E. Shaffer.
  Charles Hahn Albrecht (1885-1929) — also known as Charles H. Albrecht — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 22, 1885. Lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, 1913-15; U.S. Consul in Reval, 1920-22; Danzig, 1922-23; Bangkok, 1923-26; Nairobi, 1926-29, died in office 1929. Died, from a gastric ailment, in Nairobi, Kenya, August 7, 1929 (age 44 years, 166 days). Interment at Mt. Peace Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George White Baxter (1855-1929) — also known as George W. Baxter — of Denver, Colo.; Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., January 7, 1855. Democrat. Governor of Wyoming Territory, 1886; delegate to Wyoming state constitutional convention, 1889; candidate for Governor of Wyoming, 1890; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Episcopalian. Died, after suffering a gastric hemorrhage, in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 18, 1929 (age 74 years, 345 days). Interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Baxter (1819-1886).
  Frank L. Young (1860-1930) — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Port Byron, Cayuga County, N.Y., October 31, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1909-12; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 24th District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1922-30; died in office 1930. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Died, from acute indigestion, in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., May 21, 1930 (age 69 years, 202 days). Interment at Dale Cemetery, Ossining, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Levi W. Young and Margaret (Lane) Young; married to Mary Yawger and Mary Lockwood; married 1916 to Mary E. Cummings.
  Lee Slater Overman (1854-1930) — also known as Lee S. Overman — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., January 3, 1854. Democrat. School teacher; private secretary to Gov. Z. B. Vance, 1877-78, and to Gov. Thomas J. Jarvis, 1879; lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Rowan County, 1883-88, 1893-94, 1899-1900; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1893; president, North Carolina Railroad, 1894; president, Saisbury Savings Bank; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1900; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1903-30; died in office 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916. Died, from a stomach hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., December 12, 1930 (age 76 years, 343 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Overman and Mary E. Overman; married, October 31, 1878, to Mary P. Merrimon (daughter of Augustus Summerfield Merrimon (1830-1892)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Francis M. Wilson Francis M. Wilson (1867-1932) — of Platte City, Platte County, Mo. Born in 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1899-1900, 1909-14; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1904; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1913-20; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1928. Died, from stomach ulcers, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., October 12, 1932 (age about 65 years). Interment at Platte City Cemetery, Platte City, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri
  John McKay Byrd (1867-1934) — also known as John M. Byrd — of Lillington, Harnett County, N.C.; Coats, Harnett County, N.C. Born in Harnett County, N.C., June 25, 1867. Republican. Lumber business; Harnett County Register of Deeds, 1894-98; Harnett County Sheriff, 1914-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920 (alternate), 1928; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1928-30; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1932. Died, from intestinal obstruction and uremia, in Coats, Harnett County, N.C., April 11, 1934 (age 66 years, 290 days). Interment at Coats Cemetery, Coats, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Reddin Byrd (1828-1897) and Elizabeth (Searles) Byrd; married 1889 to Anna Matthews (1867-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Marion Chandler (1867-1935) — also known as Walter M. Chandler — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Yazoo County, Miss., December 8, 1867. Cowboy; school teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1913-19, 1921-23; defeated (Republican), 1918, 1922, 1923, 1924. Died, from a heart attack and intestinal malady, in Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1935 (age 67 years, 98 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of King David Chandler and Mary Frances (Harrison) Chandler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harry Terhune (d. 1935) — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Pharmacist; mayor of Middletown, N.Y., 1934-35; died in office 1935. Died, from a stomach ailment, in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., July 17, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Alphonse Gaulin (1874-1937) — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., May 24, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Woonsocket, R.I., 1902-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1904; U.S. Consul in Le Havre, 1905-09; U.S. Consul General in Marseille, 1909-21; Rio de Janeiro, 1921-26; Paris, 1926-29. Died, from an intestinal hemorrhage and heart disease, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1937 (age 62 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonse Gaulin (1845-1923) and Marcoux (Elmire) Gaulin; married, September 12, 1905, to Marguerite H. Steele.
  Thomas J. Hogan (d. 1938) — of Long Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Long Beach, N.Y., 1929. Died, from complications of stomach ulcers, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 18, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  George Charles Butte (1877-1940) — also known as George C. Butte — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1924; Puerto Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Society for International Law; American Law Institute; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following surgery for an intestinal blockage, in American Hospital, Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, January 18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Felix Butte and Lena Clara (Stoes) Butte; married, August 21, 1898, to Bertha Lattimore (1878-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mason P. Rumney (1883-1944) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born December 4, 1883. Steel executive; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1939-44; died in office 1944. Died, following surgery for a stomach ailment, in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., January 20, 1944 (age 60 years, 47 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John G. Rumney; married to Miriam Hull.
  Alexander Akerman (1869-1948) — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga.; Macon, Bibb County, Ga.; Kissimmee, Osceola County, Fla.; Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Born in Elberton, Elbert County, Ga., October 9, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1912-14; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1929-39; took senior status 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1948. Died, after undergoing an operation for an intestinal disorder, in Orange Memorial Hospital, Orlando, Orange County, Fla., August 21, 1948 (age 78 years, 317 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Amos Tappan Akerman (1821-1880) and Martha Rebecca (Galloway) Akerman; married 1890 to Minnie C. Edwards (1872-1955).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Samuel Wise (1874-1949) — also known as Stephen Wise; Stephen Samuel Weisz — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Budapest, Hungary, March 17, 1874. Democrat. Rabbi; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Congress; NAACP. Died, from a stomach ailment, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1949 (age 75 years, 33 days). Entombed at Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Wise (1844-1896) and Sabine (Fisher) Wise.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Max Radin (1880-1950) — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Kempen, Poland, March 29, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; American Association of University Professors. Died, from an intestinal obstruction, in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., June 22, 1950 (age 70 years, 85 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rabbi Adolph Moses Radin (1848-1909) and Johanna (Theodor) Radin; married, July 2, 1909, to Rose Jaffe (1889-1918); married, June 30, 1922, to Dorothea Prall (1889-1948; sister-in-law of Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941; novelist)).
  Frank Buchanan (1902-1951) — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile dealer; mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1946-51; died in office 1951. Protestant. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Lions. Died, from esophageal and gastric bleeding, in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 27, 1951 (age 48 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan and Mary (Campbell) Buchanan; married, January 4, 1929, to Vera Daerr (1902-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Brown Carswell (1883-1953) — also known as William B. Carswell — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1913-16; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1923-53; died in office 1953; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1927-49; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; vice-president and trustee, Caledonian Hospital. Christian Reformed. Scottish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Grotto; Elks. Died, following surgery for a stomach ailment, in Sherbrooke Hospital, Sherbrooke, Quebec, September 7, 1953 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Bruce Carswell and Ann (Brown) Carswell.
  Harry Clifton Yates (1878-1953) — also known as Harry C. Yates — of Faucett, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Faucett, Buchanan County, Mo., October 12, 1878. Democrat. School teacher; banker; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 3rd District, 1909-12, 1923-26; Buchanan County Recorder of Deeds, 1915-23; Buchanan County Judge, 1927-31. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Royal and Select Masters; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners. Died, from coronary occlusion, kidney disease, diverticulitis, and intestinal hemorrhage, in Missouri Methodist Hospital, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., December 5, 1953 (age 75 years, 54 days). Interment at Yates Cemetery, Faucett, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Jane 'Sallie' (Williams) Yates (1845-1919) and Henry R. Yates (1847-1900); married to Lora Jane Means (1886-1910) and Edith M. Arnold (1888-1971); married, March 18, 1915, to Waunetta Bruce (1887-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stanley G. Adams (1907-1954) — of Isle of Wight County, Va.; Colonial Beach, Westmoreland County, Va. Born in Eclipse, Nansemond County (now part of Suffolk), Va., December 16, 1907. Republican. Ferry boat captain; farmer; real estate business; hotel owner; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; chair of Westmoreland County Republican Party, 1944-50; candidate for Virginia state senate, 1947; candidate for U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from an intestinal blood clot, in Physicians Memorial Hospital, La Plata, Charles County, Md., November 7, 1954 (age 46 years, 326 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams and Cecil May (Barkelow) Adams; married to Marie Miller (1904-1980).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Orville Canada Bullington (1882-1956) — also known as Orville Bullington — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex. Born in Indian Springs, Vernon County, Mo., February 10, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; president and chairman, Wichita Falls & Southern Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1932; member of Texas Republican State Committee, 1947-51; Texas Republican state chair, 1951. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from mesenteric thrombosis while also suffering from emphysema, in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex., November 24, 1956 (age 74 years, 288 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William Isaac Bullington (1856-1920) and Sarah Elizabeth (Holmes) Bullington (1859-1932); married, June 28, 1911, to Sadie Kell (1886-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Bayard Swope (1882-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Sands Point, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 5, 1882. Democrat. Newspaper reporter and editor; received the Pulitzer Prize in 1917 for a series of articles titled "Inside the German Empire"; executive editor, New York World, 1920-29; under his leadership, the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service in 1922, for reporting on the Ku Klux Klan; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936, 1940; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. English, German, and Jewish ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, following surgery for an intestinal ailment, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 20, 1958 (age 76 years, 166 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Swope and Ida Swope; brother of Gerard B. Swope (1872-1957; president of General Electric, 1922-39); married 1912 to Margaret Honeyman Powell (1890-1967).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Ben Hulse (c.1895-1961) — of El Centro, Imperial County, Calif. Born about 1895. Republican. Member of California state senate, 1945-57; President pro tempore of the California State Senate, 1955-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Died, five days after emergency surgery for a perforated stomach ulcer, at Community Hospital, El Centro, Imperial County, Calif., March 2, 1961 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  George Nicholas Yoho (1868-1964) — also known as George N. Yoho — of Wetzel County, W.Va.; Marshall County, W.Va. Born in Wetzel County, W.Va., February 18, 1868. Democrat. Farmer; member of West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1923-26; defeated, 1926, 1938. Died, from gastroenteritis, in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., April 7, 1964 (age 96 years, 49 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Cameron, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Yoho (1843-1922) and Sarah Catherine (Monroe) Yoho (1843-1918); married, June 11, 1886, to Ida L. Frankin (1867-1937); first cousin of Jefferson Wylie Yoho; second cousin of Elmer Coleman Yoho (1881-1958); third cousin of Floyd Roscoe Yoho and Pearl Yoho.
  Political family: Yoho family of Moundsville, West Virginia.
  Carl R. Henry (1887-1966) — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Au Sable, Iosco County, Mich., November 17, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Alpena County Prosecuting Attorney; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Alpena County, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1928; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1930. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Freemasons; Elks. Died, from an gastrointestinal hemorrhage, following duodenal ulcer surgery, in University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 13, 1966 (age 79 years, 26 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Roswell Henry (1856-1926) and Florence (Parshal) Henry.
  John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) — also known as John M. Ashbrook; "The Small Paul Revere" — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, September 21, 1928. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1957-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1961-82; died in office 1982; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1972. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Elks; Lions; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi. Suffered a massive gastrointestinal bleed, and died soon after, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 24, 1982 (age 53 years, 215 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Albert Ashbrook (1867-1940) and Marie Swank Ashbrook; married 1948 to Joan Needles (divorced 1971); married 1974 to Emily Jean Spencer.
  Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
  Campaign slogan: "No Left Turns."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Stockman Cohen (1937-1998) — also known as Richard S. Cohen — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., April 5, 1937. Maine state attorney general, 1979-80; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1981-93. Died of Crohn's disease, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 13, 1998 (age 61 years, 8 days). Interment at Harrison Village Cemetery, Harrison, Maine.
  Epitaph: "Devoted son husband and father."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Hoffman Nickerson (1918-2002) — also known as Eugene H. Nickerson — of Roslyn Harbor, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., August 2, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; law clerk for U.S. Circuit Judge Augustus N. Hand, 1943-44, and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harlan F. Stone, 1944-46; Nassau County Executive, 1962-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964, 1972; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1977-94; took senior status 1994; senior judge, 1994-2002. His right arm was paralyzed by polio in his youth. Died, from complications of ulcer surgery, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 1, 2002 (age 83 years, 152 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Hoffman Nickerson (1888-1965) and Ruth Constance (Comstock) Nickerson (1892-1988); married to Marie-Louise Steiner (1920-2003).
  Nickerson Beach Park, in Lido Beach, New York, is named for him.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hope Elise Ross Lange (1933-2003) — also known as Hope Lange — Born in Redding Ridge, Redding, Fairfield County, Conn., November 28, 1933. Democrat. Actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Died, from ischemic colitis, in St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 19, 2003 (age 70 years, 21 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Daughter of John George Lange (1885-1942; cellist and arranger) and Minetta (Buddecke) Lange (1898-1970; actress); married, April 14, 1956, to Don Murray; married, October 19, 1963, to Alan J. Pakula; married, January 29, 1986, to Charles Hollerith.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Patrick Murtha, Jr. (1932-2010) — also known as John P. Murtha; Jack Murtha; "King of Pork" — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in New Martinsville, Wetzel County, W.Va., June 17, 1932. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1969-74; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1974-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Implicated in the Abscam sting, in which FBI agents impersonating Arab businessmen offered bribes to political figures; never charged, but cited by the grand jury in 1980 as an unindicted co-conspirator. During gall bladder surgery, suffered an intestinal cut, which led to infection; he subsequently died at Virginia Medical Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 8, 2010 (age 77 years, 236 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Edna (Ray) Murtha (1908-1975) and John Patrick Murtha (1910-1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
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