PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Politicians who Died in Hospices

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  Vincent Lyons Broderick (1920-1995) — also known as Vincent L. Broderick — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 26, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1962; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1976-88; took senior status 1988. New York City Police Commissioner, 1965-66. Died, of cancer, at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice, Needham, Norfolk County, Mass., March 3, 1995 (age 74 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Broderick.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Charles Robert Richey (1923-1997) — of District of Columbia. Born in Middleburg, Logan County, Ohio, October 16, 1923. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1971-97; died in office 1997. Member, American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in the Washington Home Hospice, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1997 (age 73 years, 154 days). Burial location unknown.
  George William Crockett, Jr. (1909-1997) — also known as George W. Crockett, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., August 10, 1909. Democrat. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1966-78; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1980-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984, 1988; arrested during an anti-apartheid protest outside the South African Embassy in Washington, 1984. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; National Lawyers Guild. Served four months in federal prison for contempt of court in 1950, following his defense of a Communist leader on trial in New York for advocating the overthrow of the government. Among the founders of the nation's first interracial law firm. Ill with bone cancer in 1997, he suffered a stroke and died five days later, in Washington Home and Hospice, Washington, D.C., September 7, 1997 (age 88 years, 28 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of George W. Crockett III (1926?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Samuel W. Witwer (1908-1998) — also known as "Father of the Illinois Constitution" — of Riverside, Cook County, Ill.; Kenilworth, Cook County, Ill. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo., July 1, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1960; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 1st District, 1969-70. Methodist. Member, American Judicature Society. Died, in a hospice at Evanston, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1998 (age 90 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  Books about Samuel Witwer: Elmer Gertz, Quest for a Constitution: A Man Who Wouldn't Quit : A Political Biography of Samuel Witwer of Illinois
  Owen Hendricks Page, Jr. (1915-1999) — also known as Owen H. Page, Jr. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., September 11, 1915. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Chatham County, 1949-52; member of Georgia state senate 1st District, 1955-56. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, in Hospice Savannah, Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., January 8, 1999 (age 83 years, 119 days). Interment at Greenwich Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Married to Delores Tuttle.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Ocasek (1925-1999) — of Northfield, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Bedford, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, November 2, 1925. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives, 1946; member of Ohio state senate, 1959-87; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1962, 1968, 1986 (primary); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964, 1972; member of Ohio state board of education, 1993-98. Died, of cancer, at Hospice Care Center, Copley Township, Summit County, Ohio, June 25, 1999 (age 73 years, 235 days). Interment at Northfield Macedonia Cemetery, Northfield, Ohio.
  Willard M. Munger (1911-1999) — also known as Willard Munger; "Mr. Environment" — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in a log house, Otter Tail County, Minn., January 20, 1911. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1955-64, 1967-99 (District 59 1955-64, District 59-B 1967-72, District 7-A 1973-99); defeated, 1934, 1952; died in office 1999; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960; candidate for Minnesota state senate 59th District, 1964. Served in the Minnesota House longer than anyone else in the state's history. Died, of liver cancer, in the hospice unit of of St. Mary's Hospital, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., July 11, 1999 (age 88 years, 172 days). Interment at Oneota Cemetery, Duluth, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Lyman Munger (1883-1959) and Elsie B. E. (Zuehlsdorff) Munger (1888-1982); married, July 19, 1934, to Martha B. Winter (1915-1960).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Doris Allen (1936-1999) — of California. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 26, 1936. Republican. Member of California state assembly, 1982-95; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1995; candidate for California state senate, 1990. Female. Was recalled from office in 1995 after becoming Speaker with mainly Democratic support. Died, of stomach and colon cancer, at a hospice in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., September 22, 1999 (age 63 years, 119 days). Interment somewhere in Cripple Creek, Colo.
  Biagio DiLieto (1922-1999) — also known as Ben DiLieto — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born November 25, 1922. Democrat. Police chief; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1980-89; defeated in primary, 1977. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died of lung and bladder cancer, at Connecticut Hospice, Branford, New Haven County, Conn., November 8, 1999 (age 76 years, 348 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, Conn.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Charles B. Garrigus (1914-2000) — also known as Gus Garrigus — of Reedley, Fresno County, Calif. Born June 13, 1914. Democrat. College professor; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956, 1960; member of California state assembly, 1958-66; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. California poet laureate, 1996-2000. Died, of colon cancer, at Hinds Hospice, Fresno, Fresno County, Calif., 2000 (age about 86 years). Interment at Reedley Cemetery, Fresno, Calif.
  Horace Elmo Nichols (c.1913-2000) — also known as H. E. 'Nick' Nichols — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Born in Alabama, about 1913. Lawyer; superior court judge in Georgia, 1948; circuit judge in Georgia Rome Circuit, 1953; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1950; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1966-75, 1980; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1975-80. Died, of a stroke, in a hospice at Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 8, 2000 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  Francis Dominic Murnaghan, Jr. (1920-2000) — also known as Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., June 20, 1920. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1967; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1979-2000; died in office 2000. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, Baltimore, Md., August 31, 2000 (age 80 years, 72 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Jack E. Legel (1936-2001) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1936. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 2nd District, 1975-80; defeated, 1966 (17th District), 1968 (17th District), 1970 (17th District), 1980 (2nd District), 1982 (3rd District), 1982 (1st District), 1984 (2nd District), 1986 (2nd District), 1992 (14th District); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1994. Died, of liver cancer, in the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospice, Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich., November 14, 2001 (age about 65 years). Interment at St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, Mich.
  Harold Lawrence Frankel (1916-2002) — also known as Harold L. Frankel — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va.; Cape Coral, Lee County, Fla. Born October 25, 1916. Hotel owner; merchant; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1957-59, 1974-75, 1977-78; Cabell County Sheriff and Treasurer, 1961-64. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith. Died, in a hospice at Pembroke Pines, Broward County, Fla., February 18, 2002 (age 85 years, 116 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of A. H. Frankel; brother-in-law of Leon L. Schneider (1904?-?) and Emanuel Joshua Evans.
  Political family: Evans family of North Carolina.
  Howard Walter Cannon (1912-2002) — also known as Howard W. Cannon — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in St. George, Washington County, Utah, January 26, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1959-83; defeated, 1982. Mormon. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association; Lions; Elks. Died, of congestive heart failure, at the Odyssey House Hospice, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., March 6, 2002 (age 90 years, 39 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Cannon and Leah (Sullivan) Cannon; married, December 21, 1945, to Dorothy Pace.
  Cross-reference: Mike O'Callaghan
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Books about Howard Cannon: Michael Vernetti, Senator Howard Cannon of Nevada: A Biography
  John Westergaard (1931-2003) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born July 2, 1931. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate, 1960; campaign treasurer for Daniel Patrick Moynihan, 1965-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996. Norwegian ancestry. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil fraud charges against him in 2000; Paul J. Curran volunteered to serve as defense counsel pro bono; in 2001, the fraud charges were withdrawn, and the case was settled with no penalty. Died, of prostate cancer, at Calvary Hospice, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 31, 2003 (age 71 years, 213 days). Burial location unknown.
  Lester Garfield Maddox (1915-2003) — also known as Lester Maddox — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., September 30, 1915. Restaurant owner; became nationally known as an outspoken racial segregationist; closed his restaurant rather than serve Black customers; Governor of Georgia, 1967-71; candidate in inconclusive election, subsequently chosen 1966; Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, 1971-75; American Independent candidate for President of the United States, 1976. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Junior Order. Died, while suffering from cancer and the effects of a fall, in a hospice at Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., June 25, 2003 (age 87 years, 268 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Dean G. Maddox and Flonnie Maddox; married to Virginia Cox.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Irvine H. Sprague (1921-2004) — of College Park, Prince George's County, Md.; Great Falls, Fairfax County, Va. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1921. Democrat. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; staff member for Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Japan; newspaper reporter; congressional aide to Rep. John J. McFall, 1957; director of the House Whip Office; lobbyist for the State of California in Congress, 1963; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964; special assistant to Pres. Lyndon Johnson, 1967-68; board member, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1969-72, 1979-85; chairman, 1979-81. Died, of cancer, in the Arlington Hospice Center, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., February 17, 2004 (age 82 years, 228 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Margery Craw.
  Louise Gore (1925-2005) — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., March 8, 1925. Republican. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-67; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1964; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964, 1972; member of Maryland state senate, 1967-69; Republican candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1974, 1978 (primary). Female. Died, from cancer, in a hospice at Washington, D.C., October 6, 2005 (age 80 years, 212 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Second cousin of Albert Arnold Gore; second cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (1948-).
  Political family: Gore family of Carthage, Tennessee.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Ira Cargo (1917-2005) — also known as William I. Cargo; Bill Cargo — of Florida. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 27, 1917. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, 1973-76. Died, in the Gilchrist Center Hospice, Baltimore, Md., December 13, 2005 (age 88 years, 289 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Bellevue, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Grace 'Margot' Ludwig.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Ivan Lebamoff (1932-2006) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., July 20, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Allen County Democratic Party, 1968-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1968, 1972; mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind., 1971-75; defeated, 1975. Eastern Orthodox. Macedonian ancestry. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, in Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., May 18, 2006 (age 73 years, 302 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Relatives: Married to Kay Stephanoff.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Olcott Hawthorne Deming (1909-2007) — also known as Olcott H. Deming — Born in Westchester County, N.Y., February 28, 1909. U.S. Consul in Bangkok, 1948-51; Tokyo, 1951-54; U.S. Consul General in Okinawa, 1957-59; Kampala, 1961-63; U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, 1963-66. Died, of septicemia, at a hospice in Washington, D.C., March 20, 2007 (age 98 years, 20 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Champion Deming and Imogen (Hawthorne) Deming; married to Louise Macpherson (died 1976); father of Rust Macpherson Deming; great-grandson of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864).
  Political families: Roosevelt family; Deming family of Maryland and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  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
  Calvin Lewellyn Rampton (1913-2007) — also known as Calvin L. Rampton; Cal Rampton — of Davis County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, November 6, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. J. W. Robinson, 1936-38; Davis County Attorney, 1939-41; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952, 1972; Governor of Utah, 1965-77. Mormon. Died, of cancer, in CareSource Hospice, Holladay, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 16, 2007 (age 93 years, 314 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Lewellyn Smith Rampton and Janet (Campbell) Rampton; married, March 10, 1941, to Lucybeth Cardon (died 2004).
  Cross-reference: Allan Turner Howe
  The Calvin L. Rampton Complex of state office buildings, in West Valley City, Utah, is named for him.  — The Calvin Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Fife Symington, Jr. (1910-2007) — also known as J. Fife Symington, Jr. — of Lutherville, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Lutherville, Baltimore County, Md., August 27, 1910. Republican. Airline pilot; airline executive; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1958, 1960, 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964; U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, 1969-71. Died, in the Gilchrist Center for hospice care, Baltimore, Md., December 9, 2007 (age 97 years, 104 days). Interment at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Owings Mills, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Fife Symington (1877-1950) and Arabella (Hambleton) Symington (1885-1963); married to Martha Howard Frick; father of John Fife Symington III (1945-); first cousin of William Stuart Symington; first cousin once removed of James Wadsworth Symington.
  Political family: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Anne Legendre Armstrong (1927-2008) — also known as Anne Armstrong; Anne Legendre; Mrs. Tobin Armstrong — of Armstrong, Kenedy County, Tex. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 27, 1927. Republican. Member of Texas Republican State Central Committee, 1961-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1964, 1968, 1972 (speaker); vice-chair of Texas Republican Party, 1966-; member of Republican National Committee from Texas, 1968-73; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1976-77; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1992. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Beta Kappa. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1987. Died, of cancer, in a hospice at Houston, Harris County, Tex., July 30, 2008 (age 80 years, 216 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of Armant Legendre and Olive (Martindale) Legendre; married, April 12, 1950, to Tobin Armstrong (1923-2005).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Patrick Aylward, Jr. (1918-2011) — also known as James P. Aylward, Jr.; Jim Aylward — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born June 20, 1918. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1956, 1960, 1968; Jackson County Tax Collector, 1971-74; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1972. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, in Grace Hospice, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., April 17, 2011 (age 92 years, 301 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Patrick Aylward (1885-1982) and Clara (Stanley) Aylward (1888-1951); married to Betty Bourk (1919-1993).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Emmett Barrett (1922-2011) — also known as James E. Barrett — of Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo.; Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo., April 8, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964; Wyoming state attorney general, 1967-71; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1971-87; took senior status 1987. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Lions. Died, in Davis Hospice Center, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo., October 7, 2011 (age 89 years, 182 days). Interment at Lusk Cemetery, Lusk, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Aloysius Barrett (1892-1962) and Alice C. (Donoghue) Barrett (1897-1956); married, October 8, 1949, to Carmel Ann Martinez (1923-2011).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Abdnor (1923-2012) — also known as Jim Abdnor; Ellis James Abdnor — of Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak. Born in Kennebec, Lyman County, S.Dak., February 13, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; rancher; school teacher; athletic coach; member of South Dakota state senate, 1957-68 (29th District 1957-66, 24th District 1967-68); President pro tempore of the South Dakota State Senate, 1965-66; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1969-71; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1973-81; defeated in primary, 1970; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1981-87; defeated, 1986; administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration, 1987-89. Methodist; later Lutheran. Lebanese ancestry. Member, American Legion; Elks; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Farmers Union; Grange; Sigma Chi; Izaak Walton League. Died, at Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., May 16, 2012 (age 89 years, 93 days). Interment at Kennebec Cemetery, Kennebec, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel J. (Abdelnour) Abdnor and Mary (Wehby) Abdnor (1894-1972).
  Cross-reference: John R. Thune
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Stanley McGovern (1922-2012) — also known as George McGovern — of Mitchell, Davison County, S.Dak. Born in Avon, Bon Homme County, S.Dak., July 19, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 1st District, 1957-61; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1963-81; defeated, 1980; candidate for President of the United States, 1972; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1984; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1984. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, in Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., October 21, 2012 (age 90 years, 94 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph C. McGovern and Frances (McLean) McGovern; married, October 31, 1943, to Eleanor Fay Stegeberg (1921-2007).
  Cross-reference: Owen J. Donley — Frank Mankiewicz
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by George McGovern: The Third Freedom : Ending Hunger in Our Time (2001) — Terry : My Daughter's Life-And-Death Struggle With Alcoholism (1996) — Grassroots : The Autobiography of George McGovern (1977) — Agricultural Thought in the Twentieth Century (1967) — An American Journey: The Presidential Campaign Speeches of George McGovern (1974) — The Great Coalfield War (1972) — The Essential America : Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition (2004)
  Books about George McGovern: Robert Sam Anson, McGovern: A Biography — Nicholas Max, President McGovern's First Term — Gary Hart, Right from the Start; A Chronicle of the McGovern Campaign — Kristi Witker, How to lose everything in politics except Massachusetts — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — Joshua M. Glasser, The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis
  James Francis O'Neill (c.1926-2012) — also known as James F. O'Neill; Jim O'Neill; "Shirt-sleeves" — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born about 1926. Town commission chairman of Bel Air, Maryland, 1970-74. Died, from cancer, in Stella Maris Hospice, Timonium, Baltimore County, Md., November 12, 2012 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Christopher Van Hollen (1922-2013) — Born in Baltimore, Md., September 12, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; campaign manager for Leo McCormick's congressional campaign, 1948; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1972-76; Maldive Islands, 1972-76. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Washington Home and Hospice, Washington, D.C., January 30, 2013 (age 90 years, 140 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Donald Beauchamp Van Hollen and Cecilia Harvey (Coale) Van Hollen; married 1953 to Edith Eliza Farnsworth; father of Christopher Van Hollen, Jr. (1959-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wendell Richard Anderson (1933-2016) — also known as Wendell R. Anderson — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Wayzata, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., February 1, 1933. Democrat. Member of the U.S. hockey team which won a silver medal at the 1956 Winter Olympics; lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 37, 1959-62; member of Minnesota state senate, 1963-70 (49th District 1963-66, 44th District 1967-70); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1964; Governor of Minnesota, 1971-76; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1976-78; defeated (Democratic-Farmer-Labor), 1978. Protestant. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in a hospice at St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., July 17, 2016 (age 83 years, 167 days). His body was donated to the University of Minnesota for medical research.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Minnesota Legislator record
  Mary B. Schroer (1947-2017) — also known as Mary B. White — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, February 11, 1947. Democrat. Legislative assistant to State Sen. Lana Pollack; member of Michigan state house of representatives 52nd District, 1993-98; defeated, 1988. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters. Died, from cancer, in Arbor Hospice, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 3, 2017 (age 70 years, 234 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Crane White and Louise (Koch) White; married 1967 to J. Michael Schroer.
  Lawrence Boyd Lindemer (1921-2020) — also known as Lawrence B. Lindemer — of Stockbridge, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., August 21, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1951-52; defeated in primary, 1952; Michigan Republican state chair, 1957-61; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1957-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1960, 1964 (alternate); candidate for Michigan state attorney general, 1966; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1969-75; defeated, 1968; appointed 1969; resigned 1975; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1975-76; appointed 1975; defeated, 1976; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1988. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died, in the Silver Maples Hospice, Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 21, 2020 (age 98 years, 274 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George F. Lindemer and Altamae (Reimers) Lindemer; married, December 31, 1940, to Rebecca Mead Gale.
  See also Wikipedia article
"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/death/hospice.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]