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Politicians Who Died of Kidney Disease

Very incomplete list!

See also bladder and kidney cancer

in chronological order

  John Hart (1713-1779) — also known as "Honest John" — of Hopewell, Hunterdon County (now Mercer County), N.J. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., 1713. Hunterdon County Judge, 1768-75; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1776-78; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1776-78. Died, from kidney failure, in Hopewell, Hunterdon County (now Mercer County), N.J., May 11, 1779 (age about 65 years). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Mercer County, N.J.; reinterment in 1865 at First Baptist Church Cemetery, Hopewell, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Hart (1683-1752) and Martha (Furman) Hart (1691-1745); married to Deborah Scudder (1712-1776); second great-grandfather of John Hart Brewer and Lummie J. Earle; first cousin thrice removed of Absalom Price Lanning; first cousin four times removed of William Mershon Lanning; second cousin twice removed of Hanford Nichols Lockwood; second cousin thrice removed of James Lockwood Conger and Homer Nichols Lockwood; second cousin four times removed of Frederick B. Piatt; second cousin five times removed of Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis M. Dimond (1796-1859) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., June 6, 1796. Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1853-54; Governor of Rhode Island, 1853-54. Died, of Bright's disease, in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., April 12, 1859 (age 62 years, 310 days). Interment at Juniper Hill Cemetery, Bristol, R.I.
  Relatives: Married to Maria Eustis Parker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Parke Avery (1828-1875) — also known as Benjamin P. Avery — of California. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 11, 1828. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; newspaper editor; U.S. Minister to China, 1874-75, died in office 1875. Died, of kidney disease, in Peking (Beijing), China, November 8, 1875 (age 46 years, 362 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Parke
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Putnam Avery and Hannah (Parke) Avery; married 1861 to Mary A. Fuller.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Elon Farnsworth (1799-1877) — of Michigan. Born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., February 2, 1799. Democrat. Member Michigan territorial council 1st District, 1834-35; Chancellor of Michigan, 1835-43, 1846-47; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1839; Michigan state attorney general, 1843-45; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1846-57. An organizer of the Michigan Central Railroad. Died, from kidney disease, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 24, 1877 (age 78 years, 50 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Farnsworth (1764-1829) and Deborah (Bennett) Farnsworth (1765-1845); married, May 7, 1830, to Hannah Blake; third cousin once removed of Frederick Farnsworth; third cousin thrice removed of Watson Wales Farnsworth (1855-1939).
  Political family: Farnsworth family of Connecticut and Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Eugene Huchet (1816-1878) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1816. Merchant; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Charleston, S.C., 1866-77. Died, from Bright's disease, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 23, 1878 (age about 62 years). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Marie Eleanora Huchet (1780-1836) and Charles Huchet; married to Leonide Esdra (1824-1903); father of Charles Frederick Huchet (1857-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Gardner Barnard (c.1829-1879) — also known as George G. Barnard — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., about 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; a close ally of corrupt New York City political boss William M. Tweed; Recorder, New York City, 1858-60; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1861-72; removed 1872; impeached by the New York legislature in 1872, on charges that he abused his judicial power through the takeover of several railroads, putting them under the control of receivers who were allied with "robber barons" Jay Gould and Jim Fisk; the Union Pacific and other railroads had to relocate their headquarters away from New York City to evade the jurisdiction of Barnard and Justice Albert Cardozo; Barnard was unanimously convicted by the Court of Impeachment, and also barred from holding office of any kind. Died, from Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1879 (age about 50 years). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Frederic Barnard (1780-1866) and Margaret (Allen) Barnard (1792-1869); brother of Joseph Folger Barnard (1823-1904); married, June 29, 1859, to Frances Anderson (1840-1874).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry David Cooke (1825-1881) — also known as Henry D. Cooke — of Washington, D.C. Born in Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio, November 23, 1825. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; banker; Governor of the District of Columbia, 1871-73; member of Republican National Committee from District of Columbia, 1872-. Died, from Bright's disease, in Washington, D.C. February 24, 1881 (age 55 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Eleutheros Cooke; brother of Jay Cooke (1821-1905; Civil War financier); great-granduncle of Jay Cooke (1897-1963).
  Political family: Cooke family of Ohio and Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
Hugh Judson Kilpatrick Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881) — also known as Judson Kilpatrick; "Kilcavalry" — of New Jersey. Born near Deckertown (now Sussex), Sussex County, N.J., January 14, 1836. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1866-70, 1881, died in office 1881; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1880. Died of a kidney ailment, in Santiago, Chile, December 2, 1881 (age 45 years, 322 days). Interment at United States Military Academy Cemetery, West Point, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Kilpatrick and Julia (Wickham) Kilpatrick; father of Laura Kilpatrick (who married Harry Hays Morgan (1860-?)).
  Political family: Morgan-Kilpatrick family of Louisiana.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
Edwin D. Morgan Edwin Denison Morgan (1811-1883) — also known as Edwin D. Morgan — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, Berkshire County, Mass., February 8, 1811. Merchant; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1850-53; New York Republican state chair, 1856-58, 1874-75; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1856-64, 1872-76; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1856, 1860, 1864, 1876; Governor of New York, 1859-62; defeated (Republican), 1876; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from New York, 1863-69; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1872-; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Died of Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 14, 1883 (age 72 years, 6 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Catherine (Copp) Morgan (1775-1822) and Jasper Morgan; married, August 19, 1833, to Eliza Waterman; uncle of William Frederick Morgan Rowland; first cousin of Lydia Smith Morgan (1806-1895; who married Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley); first cousin once removed of Morgan Gardner Bulkeley and William Henry Bulkeley; second cousin of Edwin Barber Morgan and Christopher Morgan; second cousin twice removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); third cousin of Alfred Avery Burnham; third cousin twice removed of George Champlin; third cousin thrice removed of Mason Turner; fourth cousin of Lorenzo Burrows and William Waigstill Avery; fourth cousin once removed of David Hough, Christopher Grant Champlin, Jeremiah Mason, Daniel Packer, Asa Packer and Samuel S. Knabenshue.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1896
  Robert Asa Packer (1842-1883) — also known as R. A. Packer — of Wysox, Bradford County, Pa. Born in Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa., November 18, 1842. Democrat. President, Northern Division, Lehigh Valley Railroad; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876, 1880. Died, of Bright's disease, in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., February 20, 1883 (age 40 years, 94 days). Original interment at Tioga Point Cemetery, Near Sayre, Bradford County, Pa.; reinterment in 1884 at Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Packer and Sarah Minerva (Blakeslee) Packer (1807-1882); married to Emily V. Piollet; nephew by marriage of Josef Marie Piollet (1836?-?); grandnephew of Daniel Packer; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; second cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows; second cousin thrice removed of Waightstill Avery; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, William Waigstill Avery, Jonathan R. Herrick, Alfred Avery Burnham and Doraf Wilmot Blakeslee.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Robert Packer Memorial Hospital (now Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital), in Sayre, Pennsylvania, is named for him.
  Richard Dudley Hubbard (1818-1884) — also known as Richard D. Hubbard — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Berlin, Hartford County, Conn., September 7, 1818. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1842-43, 1855, 1858; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1867-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee); Governor of Connecticut, 1877-79; defeated, 1878. Died of Bright's disease, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., February 28, 1884 (age 65 years, 174 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, Hartford, Conn.
  Cross-reference: Alvan P. Hyde
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Augustus Schell (1812-1884) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 1, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; director or trustee of several railroad companies; New York Democratic state chair, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1856, 1860, 1876 (speaker); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1857-61; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1872-76; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1872-76; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1877; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1878. German and Dutch ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Society; Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 27, 1884 (age 71 years, 239 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Richard Schell (1810-1879).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Judah Philip Benjamin (1811-1884) — also known as Judah P. Benjamin; Philippe Benjamin; "Poo Bah of the Confederacy" — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; London, England; Paris, France. Born in Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, August 6, 1811. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1842-44; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1845; Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1848; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1853-61; Confederate Attorney General, 1861; Confederate Secretary of War, 1861-62; Confederate Secretary of State, 1862-65. Jewish. He fled to Europe in 1865 to avoid arrest by Union forces; he was suspected of involvement in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Fell from a tram car about 1880, and suffered multiple injuries; also developed kidney and heart problems, and died in Paris, France, May 6, 1884 (age 72 years, 274 days). Interment at Père la Chaise Cemetery, Paris, France.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Benjamin and Rebecca (de Mendes) Benjamin; married 1833 to Natalie St. Martin; cousin *** of Henry Michael Hyams (1806-1875).
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the Confederate States $2 note in 1861-64.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Judah P. Benjamin: Robert Douthat Meade, Judah P. Benjamin: Confederate Statesman — Eli N. Evans, Judah P. Benjamin : The Jewish Confederate
  William Hale (1837-1885) — Born in New London, Henry County, Iowa, November 18, 1837. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1863-66; Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1868; Governor of Wyoming Territory, 1882-85; died in office 1885. Died, of Bright's disease, in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo., January 13, 1885 (age 47 years, 56 days). Burial location unknown.
  Albert Cardozo (1828-1885) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 21, 1828. Lawyer; a close ally of corrupt New York City political boss William M. Tweed; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1868-72; resigned 1872; in 1872, an effort was made to impeach him, along with Justice George G. Barnard, on charges that they abused judicial power in various ways to serve Boss Tweed, as well as "robber barons" Jay Gould and Jim Fisk; rather than go through an impeachment trial, Cardozo resigned from the bench; meanwhile, Barnard's impeachment went forward, and he was unanimously convicted. Jewish. Portugese ancestry. Died, from Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1885 (age 56 years, 322 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael H. Cardozo and Ellen (Hart) Cardozo; married to Rebecca Washington Nathan; father of Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1870-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Broderick (c.1817-1886) — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Born about 1817. Coal mine operator; mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1880-86; died in office 1886. Died, from kidney disease, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., February 7, 1886 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Broderick.
  Lewis Beach (1835-1886) — of Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 30, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; treasurer of New York Democratic Party, 1877-79; U.S. Representative from New York, 1881-86 (14th District 1881-85, 15th District 1885-86); died in office 1886. Died, from typhoid fever and Bright's disease, in Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y., August 10, 1886 (age 51 years, 133 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Chester A. Arthur Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886) — also known as Chester A. Arthur; Chester Abell Arthur; "The Gentleman Boss"; "His Accidency"; "Elegant Arthur"; "Our Chet"; "Dude President" — of New York. Born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1870-78; New York Republican state chair, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880; Vice President of the United States, 1881; President of the United States, 1881-85; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1884. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion; Psi Upsilon; Union League. Died, of Bright's disease and a cerebral hemorrhage, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1886 (age 57 years, 44 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.; statue at Madison Square Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Arthur (1796-1875) and Malvina (Stone) Arthur (1802-1869); married, October 25, 1859, to Ellen Lewis "Nell" Herndon (1837-1880); fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Flanders (1816-1896) and Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell.
  Political families: Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur County, Neb. is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Chester A. HeitmanChester Arthur PikeChester A. Johnson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Chester A. Arthur: Thomas C. Reeves, Gentleman Boss : The Life of Chester Alan Arthur — Justus D. Doenecke, The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur — George Frederick Howe, Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics — Zachary Karabell, Chester Alan Arthur — Paul Joseph, Chester Arthur (for young readers)
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Joseph W. Harper (1826-1886) — Born in 1826. U.S. Consul in Munich, 1880-86, died in office 1886. Died, of Bright's disease, in Munich (München), Germany, December 8, 1886 (age about 60 years). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Fletcher Harper (died 1877); married to Ellen Urling Smith.
  Daniel Manning (1831-1887) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., May 16, 1831. Democrat. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880; New York Democratic state chair, 1882-84; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1885-87. Died, from Bright's disease, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., December 24, 1887 (age 56 years, 222 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1853 to Mary Little (1831-1882); married, November 19, 1884, to Mary Margaretta Fryer (1844-1928); father of James Hilton Manning (1854-1925).
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $20 silver certificate from the 1890s until 1919.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Edward Develin (1821-1888) — also known as John E. Develin — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1846-47, 1867 (New York County 1846-47, New York County 19th District 1867); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from kidney trouble, in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 23, 1888 (age about 66 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Develin and Deborah (Ireland) Develin.
  Madison Miner Walden (1836-1891) — also known as Madison M. Walden — of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Adams County, Ohio, October 6, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Iowa state house of representatives 4th District, 1866-67, 1890; member of Iowa state senate 4th District, 1868-69; Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, 1870-71; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1871-73. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died, of Bright's disease, in Washington, D.C., July 24, 1891 (age 54 years, 291 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Clarke Pomeroy (1816-1891) — also known as Samuel C. Pomeroy; "Subsidy Pom" — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan.; Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Born in Southampton, Hampshire County, Mass., January 3, 1816. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1852-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1856 (Convention Vice-President); mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1858-59; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1861-73; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868; member of Republican National Committee from Kansas, 1870-72. Died, from Bright's disease, in Whitinsville, Northbridge, Worcester County, Mass., August 27, 1891 (age 75 years, 236 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  George Hewston (1826-1891) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 11, 1826. Mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1875. Died, of Bright's disease, in San Francisco, Calif., September 4, 1891 (age 64 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  James William Husted (1833-1892) — also known as James W. Husted; "Bald Eagle" — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., October 31, 1833. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1869-81, 1884-92 (Westchester County 3rd District 1869-78, Rockland County 1879-80, Westchester County 3rd District 1881, 1884-92); died in office 1892; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1874, 1876, 1878, 1886-87, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from kidney disease and heart failure, in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., September 25, 1892 (age 58 years, 330 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Mary Southard; father of James William Husted (1870-1925).
  Cross-reference: James K. Apgar
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William E. Tutherly (1823-1893) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Unity, Sullivan County, N.H., January 27, 1823. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865-66, 1878; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1867-69. Died, of Bright's disease, in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., January 8, 1893 (age 69 years, 347 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  William H. Wickham (1832-1893) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Smithtown, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., July 30, 1832. Democrat. Ticket agent for a steamship company; diamond dealer; president of New-York Fire Department, 1860; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1875-76; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876. Died, of heart disease and Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1893 (age 60 years, 167 days). Interment somewhere in Smithtown, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Wickham and Ruth Wickham.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Duncan Griffin (1818-1894) — of Athol, Warren County, N.Y.; Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Thurman, Warren County, N.Y., July 10, 1818. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1871. Died, of uremia, 1894 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Andrew J. Campbell (1828-1894) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., 1828. Republican. Architectural iron business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1876; elected U.S. Representative from New York 10th District 1894, but died before taking office. Scottish and English ancestry. Died, of Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 6, 1894 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harry B. Parker (1854-1895) — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, 1854. Postmaster at Bucksport, Maine, 1893-95. Died, from nephritis, in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, April 13, 1895 (age about 40 years). Interment at Parker Cemetery, Bucksport, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Parker (1809-1875) and Laura Daggett (Parker) Parker (1818-1894).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philip Jacob Arcularius Harper (1824-1896) — also known as Philip J. A. Harper — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Born October 21, 1824. Member of the firm Harper and Brothers, publishers; village president of Hempstead, New York, 1870. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart and kidney trouble, in Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y., March 6, 1896 (age 71 years, 137 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Harper (1795-1869); married, June 30, 1846, to Harriet Mead (1825-1856); married, June 29, 1858, to Augusta M. Thorne (died 1911).
  Andrew Cutting (1841-1898) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 29, 1841. Honorary Consul for Argentina in Boston, Mass., 1886-98. Member, Freemasons. Died, from Bright's disease, in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., January 25, 1898 (age 56 years, 27 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Gilbert Cutting (1806-1890) and Mary Adeline (Hastings) Cutting (1811-1880); second cousin twice removed of Asa Davis Cutting (1895-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas A. Ledwith (1840-1898) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 14, 1840. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1863; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1870; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1871; member of New York state senate 7th District, 1874-75. Died of cirrhosis of the liver and Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 1, 1898 (age 58 years, 46 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  John Dozier Broome (d. 1898) — also known as John D. Broome — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla.; Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Lawyer; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention, 1885; circuit judge in Florida, 1887-98; died in office 1898. Died, apparently due to a stroke and Bright's disease, in Sewanee, Franklin County, Tenn., November 4, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Emilius Broome (1808-1883); brother of James E. Broome.
  Political family: Broome family of Quincy and DeLand, Florida.
  Guido Marx (1827-1899) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Germany, June 28, 1827. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1875-77. Died, of Bright's disease, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 1, 1899 (age 71 years, 218 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  Joseph Black (c.1837-1899) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born about 1837. U.S. Consul in Budapest, as of 1881-85. Died, from Bright's disease, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 27, 1899 (age about 62 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Davis Daly (1851-1900) — also known as William D. Daly — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., June 4, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1891; district judge in New Jersey, 1891-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1892, 1896; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1893-98; member of New Jersey Democratic State Committee, 1896-98; New Jersey Democratic state chair, 1896; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1899-1900; died in office 1900. Died, from uremia, in Theodore Pettit's boarding house, Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 31, 1900 (age 49 years, 57 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Salisbury Hayward (1835-1900) — also known as William S. Hayward — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Foster, Providence County, R.I., February 26, 1835. Baker; banker; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1881-84. Died, from Bright's disease, in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 5, 1900 (age 65 years, 252 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Married 1859 to Lucy Maria Rice (1840-1906).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henry Haile (1833-1901) — also known as William H. Haile — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Chesterfield, Cheshire County, N.H., September 23, 1833. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865, 1871; manufacturer; mayor of Springfield, Mass., 1881; member of Massachusetts state senate First Hampden District, 1882-83; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1890-93; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1892. Died, from a kidney ailment, in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., February 13, 1901 (age 67 years, 143 days). Interment at Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Haile (1807-1876) and Sabrana (Walker) Haile; married to Amelia Louisa Chapin (1840-1919).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles J. Gardner (1843-1901) — of Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y. Born in Attica, Wyoming County, N.Y., May 12, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded in the war, and lost his right leg; postmaster at Warsaw, N.Y., 1884-88; Wyoming County Sheriff, 1888-90; member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1900-01; died in office 1901. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from uremic poisoning, in Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y., May 7, 1901 (age 57 years, 360 days). Interment at Warsaw Cemetery, Warsaw, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, July 30, 1865, to Annette R. Terry (1841-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Swett Rowe (c.1835-1901) — also known as J. Swett Rowe — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, about 1835. Republican. Newspaper editor; Consul for Argentina in Bangor, Maine, 1870-1901. Died, from Bright's disease, in Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine, August 13, 1901 (age about 66 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Rowe (1781-1858) and Joanna Atwood (Swett) Rowe (1802-1903); married 1856 to Henrietta G. Gould (1834-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William M. Osborne William McKinley Osborne (1842-1902) — also known as William M. Osborne — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Girard, Trumbull County, Ohio, April 26, 1842. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul General in London, 1897-1902, died in office 1902. Died, from Bright's disease and dropsy, in Wimbledon, London, England, April 29, 1902 (age 60 years, 3 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Abner Osborne (1810-1890) and Abigail (Allison) Osborne (1818-1905); married 1878 to Frances Clara Hastings (1851-1930); first cousin of William McKinley, Jr. (1843-1901).
  Political family: McKinley-Osborne-Fletcher-Allison family of Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, June 1902
  David Todd Gillmor (1837-1902) — also known as David T. Gillmor — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Connecticut, January 25, 1837. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1881-82. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, while suffering from Bright's disease, in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., August 17, 1902 (age 65 years, 204 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Gillmor (1807-1887) and Maria (Bogert) Gillmor (1810-1871).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hubbard T. Smith (1854-1903) — Born in Indiana, 1854. Songwriter; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Paris, 1896; Constantinople, 1896-97; Cairo, 1902-03, died in office 1903; U.S. Vice Consul in Osaka, 1898-99; Hiogo, 1898-99; Canton, 1899-1900. Died, from Bright's disease or kidney cancer, in a hospital at Genoa (Genova), Italy, February 10, 1903 (age about 48 years). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Vincennes, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Hubbard Madison Smith (1820-1907) and Nannie Willis (Pendleton) Smith (1823-1895); first cousin four times removed of Edmund Pendleton, John Walker and Francis Walker; second cousin thrice removed of James Madison, Nathaniel Pendleton, William Taylor Madison, Meriwether Lewis and Zachary Taylor; third cousin of James Benjamin Garnett (1845-1921); third cousin twice removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton, Nathanael Greene Pendleton, Thomas Walker Gilmer and Coleby Chew; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, George Madison and Richard Aylett Buckner; fourth cousin of George Cassety Pendleton, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton, Joseph Henry Pendleton and Charles Sumner Pendleton.
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Calvin Codd (1829-1903) — also known as George C. Codd — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Ireland, May 24, 1829. Republican. Postmaster at Detroit, Mich., 1879-85. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, from broncho-pneumonia and Bright's disease, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 28, 1903 (age 73 years, 280 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Codd and Catherine Codd; married to Eunice Lawrence (1831-1902); father of George Pierre Codd (1869-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Richmond Small (1837-1903) — also known as Stephen R. Small — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, February 19, 1837. Banker; Consul for Argentina in Portland, Maine, 1884-1902. Died, from pneumonia and chronic nephritis, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 10, 1903 (age 66 years, 19 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Small and Lois Small; married, August 18, 1861, to Margaret E. Morrill (1839-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Cassius M. Clay Cassius Marcellus Clay (1810-1903) — also known as Cassius M. Clay; "The Lion of White Hall" — of Madison County, Ky. Born in Madison County, Ky., October 19, 1810. Probably the best-known Southern emancipationist; freed his own slaves in 1844 and edited the only Southern antislavery newspaper in 1845-47; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1835-37, 1840; delegate to Whig National Convention from Kentucky, 1839 (speaker); shot point-blank during a speech in 1843, he used a Bowie knife to cut off the attacker's ear and nose and cut out one eye; tried for mayhem and found not guilty; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1860; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1861-62, 1863-69; general in the Union Army during the Civil War. Died, of kidney failure, in Madison County, Ky., July 22, 1903 (age 92 years, 276 days). Interment at Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Green Clay and Sally (Lewis) Clay (1776-1867); brother of Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878); married to Mary Jane Warfield; father of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932) and Laura Clay; nephew of Matthew Clay (1754-1815); uncle of William Cassius Goodloe (1841-1889); first cousin of Matthew Clay (1795?-1827); second cousin of Henry Clay (1777-1852) and Porter Clay; second cousin once removed of Thomas Hart Clay, Henry Clay, Jr. and James Brown Clay; second cousin twice removed of Henry Clay (1849-1884); second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Carroll Clay; second cousin four times removed of Archer Woodford; third cousin of Clement Comer Clay; third cousin once removed of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr..
  Political families: Clay family of Kentucky; Wilson-Dunn-Goodloe family of Indiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Other politicians named for him: Cassius M. C. TwitchellCassius C. PillsburyCassius C. Dowell
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
  James Jerome Belden (1825-1904) — also known as James J. Belden — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Fabius, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 30, 1825. Republican. Builder; banker; hotel owner; mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1877-78; U.S. Representative from New York, 1887-95, 1897-99 (25th District 1887-93, 27th District 1893-95, 1897-99). Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of uremic poisoning, in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., January 1, 1904 (age 78 years, 93 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Gere.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William R. Grace William Russell Grace (1832-1904) — also known as William R. Grace — of Callao, Peru; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Queenstown (now Cobh), Ireland, May 10, 1832. Democrat. Steamship business; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia and kidney problems, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 21, 1904 (age 71 years, 316 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Grace and Ellen Mary (Russell) Grace; married, September 11, 1859, to Lillius Gilchrist.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Official NY: from Cleveland to Hughes (1911)
  John Sluyter Wirt (1851-1904) — also known as John S. Wirt — of Elkton, Cecil County, Md. Born in Cecil County, Md., November 16, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; chief legal counsel for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884, 1892; member of Maryland state senate; elected 1889; member of Maryland state house of delegates; elected 1897. Episcopalian. Died, from kidney disease, in Elkton, Cecil County, Md., May 17, 1904 (age 52 years, 183 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Wirt (1809-1855) and Margaret Savin (Biddle) Wirt (1818-1896); second great-grandnephew of Stephanus Bayard; fourth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt and Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724), Jacobus Van Cortlandt and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802) and Richard Bassett; first cousin four times removed of Philip John Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of James Adams Ekin; second cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, Philip P. Schuyler, John Jay and Frederick Jay; third cousin once removed of Richard Henry Bayard and James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Philip Schuyler and James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878); third cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Peter Robert Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, John Bubenheim Bayard, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr..
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Albion Winegar Tourgee (1838-1905) — also known as Albion W. Tourgee — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C.; Raleigh, Wake County, N.C.; Denver, Colo.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Mayville, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 2, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; newspaper editor; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1868, 1875; superior court judge in North Carolina, 1868-75; candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1878; author; U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1897-1905, died in office 1905. French Huguenot and Swiss ancestry. Died, of acute uremia, due to an infected wound, in Bordeaux, France, May 21, 1905 (age 67 years, 19 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa Emma (Winegar) Tourgee and Valentine Tourgee (1814-1889); married 1863 to Emma Doiska Kilbourne; uncle of Clyde Carlos Tourgee (1876-1945).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Reginald W. Laflin (1857-1906) — of Wymore, Gage County, Neb. Born in Houston County, Minn., May 18, 1857. Mayor, Wymore, Neb., 1885-87; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1901. Died, of Bright's disease, in Wymore, Gage County, Neb., April 16, 1906 (age 48 years, 333 days). Interment at Wymore Cemetery, Wymore, Neb.
  Charles M. Ferguson (c.1860-1906) — of Texas. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., about 1860. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Involved in the Jaybird-Woodpecker War during the 1880s in Fort Bend County, Texas; forced to leave the county by the Jaybirds in 1888, but later won an out-of-court settlement against Jaybird leaders. Died, of complications of Bright's disease, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., July 21, 1906 (age about 46 years). Interment somewhere in Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Brother of Henry Clay Ferguson (1846-1923).
  Benjamin William Arnett (1838-1906) — also known as Benjamin W. Arnett — of Wilberforce, Greene County, Ohio. Born in Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., March 16, 1838. Republican. School teacher and principal; ordained minister; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Greene County, 1886-87; first Black state legislator elected to represent a majority white constituency; bishop; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1896. African Methodist Episcopal. African, Scottish, American Indian, and Irish ancestry. Lost a leg due to a tumor in 1858. Died, of uremia, in Wilberforce, Greene County, Ohio, October 7, 1906 (age 68 years, 205 days). Interment at Wilberforce Cemetery, Wilberforce, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel G. Arnett and Mary Louisa Arnett; married, May 25, 1858, to Mary Louisa Gordon.
  Arnett Hall, at Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Harlan Cleveland (1865-1906) — also known as Harlan Cleveland — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., January 21, 1865. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, 1894-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Died, from Bright's disease, in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 24, 1906 (age 41 years, 337 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Landon Cleveland and Laura (Harlan) Cleveland (1835-1870); married to Grace Elizabeth Matthews (1864-1933; daughter of Stanley Matthews); father of James Harlan Cleveland, Jr.; nephew of John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911); grandson of James Harlan; grandfather of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; first cousin of John Maynard Harlan; first cousin once removed of John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971); second cousin of Grover Cleveland; second cousin once removed of Richard Folsom Cleveland; second cousin twice removed of Jonathan Usher; third cousin once removed of John Palmer Usher and Robert Cleveland Usher; third cousin thrice removed of Ephraim Safford and Isaiah Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Lord and Rollin Usher Tyler.
  Political family: Kidder family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Frederick E. Muller (1844-1907) — also known as Friderich Emil Muller y Storer — of Baltimore, Md.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Santa Cruz, Danish West Indies (now St. Croix, Virgin Islands), November 4, 1844. Manager, Monumental Trading Company (fruit importer); auditor, American Fruit Company; Consul for Argentina in Baltimore, Md., 1899-1901. Died, from interstitial nephritis, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 30, 1907 (age 62 years, 87 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jacobo Muller (c.1810-1877) and Malvina (Storer) Muller.
  Samuel Hixson (1832-1907) — of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Preble County, Ohio, September 20, 1832. Farmer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1880. Christian. Died, of kidney trouble, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, May 13, 1907 (age 74 years, 235 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
  John Augustus Johnson (1842-1907) — also known as John A. Johnson — of Stillwater, Washington County, Minn.; Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Växjö, Sweden, April 24, 1842. Locomotive engineer; farmer; Washington County Sheriff, 1873; lawyer; farm implement dealer; mayor of Fargo, N.Dak., 1885-86, 1896-1902, 1906-07; died in office 1907. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died, of Bright's disease, June 14, 1907 (age 65 years, 51 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 27, 1865, to Agnes A. Coller.
  Charles Bell Houston (1845-1907) — also known as Charles B. Houston — of Millsboro, Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., December 30, 1845. Democrat. Lumber business; bank director; director, Delaware, Maryland & Virginia Railroad; member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County, 1891-94. Died, from a kidney ailment, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., June 25, 1907 (age 61 years, 177 days). Interment at Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Bell Houston (1802-1892) and Lydia (Wharton) Houston (1809-1876); brother of John Mitchell Houston and Henry Aydelotte Houston (1847-1925); uncle of John Mitchell Moore Houston and Henry Aydelotte Houston (1890-1979); first cousin once removed of John Wallace Houston; second cousin of Robert Griffith Houston (1867-1946).
  Political families: Houston family of Delaware; Maull family of Lewes, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Hachemeister (1867-1907) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Tottenville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1867. Democrat. Brewer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 22nd District, 1898; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. While suffering from Bright's disease and dropsy (probably congestive heart failure), he was drinking heavily, when he collapsed, and died soon after, in a room at the Harlem Central Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1907 (age 39 years, 239 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Hachemeister; married, May 14, 1891, to Anna Oppermann.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Myron Hawley McCord (1840-1908) — Born in Ceres, McKean County, Pa., November 26, 1840. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1873-74; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1880-82; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1889-91; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1897-98; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died of Bright's disease, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., April 27, 1908 (age 67 years, 153 days). Interment at Merrill Memorial Park Cemetery, Merrill, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William B. Allison William Boyd Allison (1829-1908) — also known as William B. Allison — of Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio; Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in a log cabin in Perry, Wayne County, Ohio, March 2, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1904; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1863-71; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1873-1908; died in office 1908; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888, 1896. Died, from kidney disease and prostate enlargement, in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, August 4, 1908 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of John Allison and Mary Allison; married 1854 to Anna Carter.
  Cross-reference: James R. Sheffield
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1908
  Meiko Meyer (1879-1908) — of Michigan. Born April 18, 1879. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1904. Died, of Bright's disease, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., September 23, 1908 (age 29 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Half-brother of George Hasseler (1856-1934).
  Frank T. Albright (1843-1908) — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., September 23, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; injured in the battle at Cold Harbor, Va., 1864, and lost part of his right arm; postmaster at Mason, Mich., 1871-83. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Royal Arcanum. Died, from Bright's disease, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., December 10, 1908 (age 65 years, 78 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Albright and Catherine (Miller) Albright.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hector de Castro (1849-1909) — Born in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey, June 30, 1849. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Consul General in Rome, 1897-1908; Zurich, 1908-09, died in office 1909. Member, Union League. Died, of nephritis, in Rome, Italy, January 30, 1909 (age 59 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 12, 1890, to Grace A. Aldrich (died 1908).
  Franklin Bartlett (1847-1909) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Worcester County, Mass., September 10, 1847. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1893-97; defeated (Republican), 1896. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of a kidney disorder, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1909 (age 61 years, 225 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Osborne Bartlett (prominent lawyer); brother of Willard Bartlett (1846-1925); married to Bertha Post.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Josiah Love Pearcy (1843-1909) — also known as Josiah L. Pearcy — Born in Tennessee, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul in Aspinwall, as of 1897; secretary to U.S. Senator Robert L. Taylor of Tennessee. Member, Ku Klux Klan. Died, from Bright's disease, in Washington, D.C., June 18, 1909 (age about 65 years). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Israel Wilson Durham (1855-1909) — also known as Israel W. Durham; "Old Man"; "Peerless Leader" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., October 24, 1855. Republican. Philadelphia police magistrate, 1885-95; member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1897-98, 1909 (6th District 1897-98, 2nd District 1909); died in office 1909; Pennsylvania State Insurance Commissioner, 1900-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900, 1904, 1908. President and principal owner of the Philadelphia Phillies professional baseball team, 1909. Died suddenly, from interstital nephritis, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., June 28, 1909 (age 53 years, 247 days). Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Durham (1823-1908) and Jane Elizabeth (Norris) Durham (1832-1871).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Moody McCook (1833-1909) — also known as Edward M. McCook — of Colorado. Born in Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, June 15, 1833. Republican. Member of Kansas territorial House of Representatives, 1859; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1866-68; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1869-73, 1874-75; member of Republican National Committee from Colorado Territory, 1872-. Died of Bright's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 9, 1909 (age 76 years, 86 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Anson George McCook; married to Mary Thompson (sister-in-law of Charles Adams); first cousin of George Wythe McCook (1820?-1877) and Edwin Stanton McCook.
  Political family: McCook family of Steubenville, Ohio.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Thomas C. Platt Thomas Collier Platt (1833-1910) — also known as Thomas C. Platt; Tom Platt; "The Easy Boss"; "The Machiavelli of Tioga County" — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., July 15, 1833. Republican. Druggist; lumber business; Tioga County Clerk, 1859-61; banker; director and president, Southern Central Railroad; U.S. Representative from New York, 1873-77 (27th District 1873-75, 28th District 1875-77); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908; U.S. Senator from New York, 1881, 1897-1909; resigned 1881. Presbyterian. In 1903, when he was about to marry his second wife, government clerk Mae C. Wood, armed with a collection of love letters from Platt, threatened a lawsuit for breach of promise to marry; she was induced to drop the lawsuit, reportedly for $5,000. In 1905, she sued a number of Republican officials who, she claimed, had taken Platt's letters from her to stop her from publishing them. She later went on to charge the Senator with bigamy, claiming that he had secretly married her in 1901. This case was thrown out in 1908, and Miss Wood was arrested and charged with perjury. Died, from Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1910 (age 76 years, 234 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Owego, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Platt (1791-1855) and Lesbia (Hinchman) Platt (1791-1859); married, December 12, 1852, to Ellen Lucy Barstow (1833-1901); married, October 11, 1903, to Lillian (Thompson) Janeway (separated 1906).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Daniel Mayer (1837-1910) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Nierstein, Germany, January 6, 1837. Naturalized U.S. citizen; physician; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1889-90; U.S. Consul in Buenos Aires, 1897-1905. German ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from uremia, in the Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 20, 1910 (age 73 years, 134 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Franklin Armfield (1862-1910) — also known as Joseph F. Armfield — of Statesville, Iredell County, N.C. Born in Yadkinville, Yadkin County, N.C., 1862. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Adjutant General of North Carolina, 1909-10; died in office 1910. Died, from Bright's disease, in Statesville, Iredell County, N.C., October 12, 1910 (age about 48 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Franklin Armfield (1829-1898) and Mary Ann (Denny) Armfield.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
David B. Hill David Bennett Hill (1843-1910) — also known as David B. Hill — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Havana, Chemung County (now Montour Falls, Schuyler County), N.Y., August 29, 1843. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1871-72; mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1882; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1883-85; Governor of New York, 1885-92; defeated, 1894; U.S. Senator from New York, 1892-97; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1892; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1904. Died, from Bright's disease and heart disease, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., October 20, 1910 (age 67 years, 52 days). Interment at Montour Cemetery, Montour Falls, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Caleb Hill and Eunice Hill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
Hugh J. Grant Hugh John Grant (1858-1910) — also known as Hugh J. Grant — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 10, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; New York County Sheriff, 1886-88; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1889-92; defeated, 1884, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1892, 1896. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of acute nephritis or Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1910 (age 52 years, 54 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, April 30, 1895, to Julia M. Murphy (daughter of Edward Murphy, Jr. (1836-1911)).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  John Quincy Adams (1848-1911) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lancaster, Coos County, N.H., October 26, 1848. Democrat. Real estate business; raised money to save "The Old Flag House", where Betsy Ross is reputed to have sewed the first American flag; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1896. Methodist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1911 (age 62 years, 80 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey Adams and Nancy Dustin (Rowell) Adams; married, October 26, 1870, to Marie Adèle Negrin; father of Francis Alexandre Adams; second cousin once removed of Edgar Jacob Adams; third cousin of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin twice removed of Charles Adams, Jr.; third cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James Viosca, Jr. (1859-1911) — also known as Jose Santiago Antonio Roberto Viosca Navarro — of La Paz, Baja California Sur. Born in La Paz, Baja California Sur, June 7, 1859. U.S. Vice Consul in La Paz, 1885-88, 1891-1906. Died, from Bright's disease, in La Paz, Baja California Sur, February 4, 1911 (age 51 years, 242 days). Interment somewhere in La Paz, Baja California Sur.
  Relatives: Son of James Viosca (1827-1895) and Rosalia Carlota Navarro Castro; married, September 15, 1892, to Mamie C. Blaydes.
  Enoch Edgar Hume (1844-1911) — also known as E. Edgar Hume; Edgar Enoch Hume — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born near Bedford, Trimble County, Ky., March 24, 1844. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1875-77; mayor of Frankfort, Ky., 1905-06. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died, from acute interstitial nephritis, in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., July 5, 1911 (age 67 years, 103 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Hume; brother-in-law of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; father of Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955); grandson-in-law of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin by marriage of South Trimble.
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  William Baruch Clagett (1854-1911) — also known as William B. Clagett — of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md. Born near Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md., August 13, 1854. Tobacco grower; Maryland state comptroller, 1910-11; appointed 1910; died in office 1911. Died, from Bright's disease, July 25, 1911 (age 56 years, 346 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Upper Marlboro, Md.
  Relatives: Married, December 3, 1883, to Kate Croswell Duckett (1857-1906); married to Estelle Noble Keiholtz.
  See also Wikipedia article
  George Washington Gordon (1836-1911) — also known as George W. Gordon — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., October 5, 1836. Democrat. Civil engineer; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Tennessee Railroad Commissioner, 1883-85; Special U.S. Indian Agent in Arizona and Nevada, 1885-89; superintendent of schools; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 10th District, 1907-11; died in office 1911. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died, from asthma and uremia, in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., August 9, 1911 (age 74 years, 308 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Married 1876 to Ora Susan Paine; uncle by marriage of Rowlett Paine (1879-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Augustus Daniel Splivalo (1840-1911) — of California. Born, of Italian and Dalmatian parents, in the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile, on his father's ship, the Santa Teresa, May 24, 1840. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 8th District, 1871-73. Catholic. Italian and Dalmatian ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, of nephritis, in San Francisco, Calif., December 12, 1911 (age 71 years, 202 days). Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  William Allen Coy (1835-1912) — also known as William A. Coy — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Portage County, Ohio, November 30, 1835. Republican. Mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1889-91. Died, of heart disease and nephritis, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., March 27, 1912 (age 76 years, 118 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Coy and Sarah Coy.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Armstrong Percy (1863-1912) — also known as William A. Percy — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Greenville, Washington County, Miss., January 24, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1904, 1912. Episcopalian. Died, from Bright's disease, in the Maxwell House Hotel, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., May 22, 1912 (age 49 years, 119 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander Percy (1834-1888) and Nancy Irwin 'Nannie' (Armstrong) Percy (1835-1897); brother of Le Roy Percy (1860-1929); married 1891 to Lottie Galloway (1862-1901); married to Caroline Yarborough (1885-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hamilton King (1852-1912) — of Olivet, Eaton County, Mich. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, June 4, 1852. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; author; preacher; lecturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1898-1912, died in office 1912; U.S. Consul General in Bangkok, 1898-1912, died in office 1912. Died, from uremia and heart disease, in Bangkok, Thailand, September 2, 1912 (age 60 years, 90 days). Interment at Bangkok Protestant Cemetery, Bangkok, Thailand.
  Relatives: Son of William King (1818-1880) and Maria (Squires) King (1820-1880); married, August 27, 1884, to Cora Lee Seward (1855-1934); father of Marie Seward King (1886-1981; who married James Maxwell Shackleton (1896-1968)).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Mosby Davison (1855-1912) — also known as George M. Davison — of Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky. Born in Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., March 23, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1897-99; defeated, 1898. Died, from Bright's disease, in Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., December 18, 1912 (age 57 years, 270 days). Interment at Buffalo Springs Cemetery, Stanford, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Edward M. Davison and Martha (Vaughn) Davison.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Orlando Harrison Baker (1830-1913) — also known as Orlando H. Baker — of Indianola, Warren County, Iowa. Born in Union County, Ind., September 16, 1830. College professor; newspaper editor; U.S. Consul in Copenhagen, 1892-94; Sydney, 1900-08; Sandakan, 1908-13, died in office 1913. Died, from uremia, on board the steamship Thomas, en route to San Francisco, in the North Pacific Ocean, August 6, 1913 (age 82 years, 324 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Indianola, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Catherine Ridley (1837-1890).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harrison Libbey (1843-1913) — also known as Harry Libbey — of Hampton, Va. Born in Wakefield, Carroll County, N.H., November 22, 1843. Republican. State court judge in Virginia, 1869; U.S. Representative from Virginia 2nd District, 1883-87; postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1907-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, from Bright's disease, in Hampton, Va., September 30, 1913 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Libbey (1792-1870) and Olive (Berry) Libbey; third cousin of Isaac Libbey; third cousin once removed of Llewellyn Libby (1841-1928); third cousin twice removed of Albanah Harvey Libby, Arthur H. Lord and Frederick Edwin Hanscom; fourth cousin once removed of Caleb Cummings Libby and Eugene Harvey Libby.
  Political families: Libby-Felt family of Maine; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Guy Westley McAlister (1837-1914) — also known as Guy W. McAlister — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Montville, Waldo County, Maine, 1837. Republican. Postmaster at Bucksport, Maine, 1889-91, 1899-1907. Died, from acute nephritis, in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, May 6, 1914 (age about 76 years). Interment at Silver Lake Cemetery, Bucksport, Maine.
  Relatives: Married to Ellen M. Page (1839-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Caldwell Calhoun Mayo (1864-1914) — also known as John C. C. Mayo — of Paintsville, Johnson County, Ky. Born in Johnson County, Ky., September 16, 1864. Democrat. School teacher; coal mining baron; reputed to be the wealthiest man and largest landholder in Kentucky; philanthropist; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1912; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1912-14. Methodist. Died, from Bright's disease and peritonitis, in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 11, 1914 (age 49 years, 237 days). Interment at Mayo Cemetery, Paintsville, Ky.
  Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
  Relatives: Married, February 21, 1897, to Alice Alka Meek (1881-1961).
  Frederick William Hossfeld (1854-1914) — also known as Frederick W. Hossfeld — of Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa; Morganton, Burke County, N.C. Born near Coburg, Germany, February 17, 1854. Naturalized U.S. citizen; school teacher; U.S. Consul in Trieste, 1884-85, 1897-1906; private secretary to Iowa Governors William Larabee and Horace Boies. Died, from Bright's disease, in John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., September 4, 1914 (age 60 years, 199 days). Interment at God's Acre Cemetery, Clermont, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Kate Vaupel (1857-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George William Marshall (1854-1915) — also known as George W. Marshall — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., August 31, 1854. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (alternate), 1912; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1911-14. Died, from diabetes and interstitial nephritis, in Milford, Kent County, Del., April 18, 1915 (age 60 years, 230 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of William Marshall (1827-1900) and Hester Angelina (McColley) Marshall (1830-1920); married to Mary Louise Donnell (1853-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John J. Delany (1861-1915) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1904-06; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911-15; defeated, 1909; died in office 1915. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Columbus. Died, from uremic poisoning, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 14, 1915 (age 54 years, 138 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Mills Ivins (1851-1915) — also known as William M. Ivins — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J., April 22, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1905. Died, of Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 23, 1915 (age 64 years, 92 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Edgar Leroy Jones (1853-1915) — also known as Edgar L. Jones — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, March 15, 1853. Democrat. Dentist; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1891-93, 1906-07; defeated, 1905; Maine Democratic state chair, 1905; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1908; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1912. Died, from Bright's disease, in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, July 24, 1915 (age 62 years, 131 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Cameron Hughes (1842-1915) — also known as Louis C. Hughes — of Arizona. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 15, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Arizona territory attorney general, 1873-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1892; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1893-96. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died, from chronic nephritis, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., November 24, 1915 (age 73 years, 193 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  Samuel T. Maddox (1854-1916) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1897-1916; died in office 1916. Died, from uraemic poisoning (kidney failure), in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 12, 1916 (age 61 years, 0 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah T. (Bates) Maddox and Samuel T. Maddox (1830-1876); married to Helen Greene (1857-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Wallace (1854-1916) — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, June 6, 1854. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1897-98; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900. Died, of Bright's disease, in Rochester, Strafford County, N.H., September 28, 1916 (age 62 years, 114 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Gowell Wallace and Sarah Esther (Greenfield) Wallace; brother of Sumner Wallace; married, May 23, 1883, to Rosalie Kimball Burr; married, October 24, 1894, to Fannie Swift Chadbourne; nephew of Edwin Wallace (1823-1894).
  Political family: Wallace family of Rochester, New Hampshire.
  Stith Bolling (1835-1916) — of Lunenburg County, Va.; Petersburg, Va. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., February 28, 1835. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; tobacco business; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Lunenburg County, 1869-73; postmaster at Petersburg, Va., 1882-85, 1889-1913; candidate for mayor of Petersburg, Va., 1888; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1888; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died, from bronchitis and nephritis, in Petersburg, Va., November 1, 1916 (age 81 years, 247 days). Interment at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Stith Bolling and Mary Thomas (Irby) Bolling; married, May 9, 1860, to Cornelia Scott Forrest (1842-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Edwin Lawton (1845-1916) — also known as Joseph E. Lawton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo. Born in England, September 10, 1845. Republican. Insurance agent; elected Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District 1916, but died before taking office. Died, from interstitial nephritis and arteriosclerosis, in Deaconness Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 10, 1916 (age 71 years, 61 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Tatterson) Lawton and Joseph Lawton (1822-1881); married, March 7, 1871, to Mary Louise Ficke.
  Frank Noyes Burdick (1839-1917) — also known as F. N. Burdick — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak.; East Guilford, Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Born in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., September 14, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; newspaper editor; member Dakota territorial council, 1883-84. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from arteriosclerosis and interstitial nephritis, in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., February 22, 1917 (age 77 years, 161 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Manhasset, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thompson Edwin Burdick (1810-1892) and Elizabeth 'Betsy' (Noyes) Burdick (1813-1901); married, September 2, 1862, to Amelia Bowker; married to Nina Davis (1837-1916).
  Epitaph: "Physician and Friend."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael Francis Conry (1870-1917) — also known as Michael F. Conry — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pa., April 2, 1870. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1909-17 (12th District 1909-13, 15th District 1913-17); died in office 1917. Died, from Bright's disease, in Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1917 (age 46 years, 334 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
William F. Sheehan William Francis Sheehan (1859-1917) — also known as William F. Sheehan; "Blue-Eyed Billy" — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner with Charles F. Tabor, from 1883, Alton B. Parker, 1905-12, Edward W. Hatch, 1905-15, and George L. Ingraham, 1916-17; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1885-91; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1891; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1889-93; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1891, 1896; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1892-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1912; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1915. Irish ancestry. Died, from kidney disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1917 (age 57 years, 128 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Image source: New York State Legislative Souvenir (1893)
  Marden Sabin (1840-1917) — of Centreville, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in Orland, Steuben County, Ind., January 2, 1840. Republican. Physician; surgeon; member of Michigan state senate, 1891-94 (8th District 1891-92, 6th District 1893-94). Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., April 10, 1917 (age 77 years, 98 days). Interment at Prairie River Cemetery, Centreville, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Choate Sabin (1812-1894) and Martha M. (Stocker) Sabin (1819-1894); married, May 23, 1867, to Mary Monroe Smith (1846-1917); second cousin of Augustus Sabin Chase (1828-1896) and Joseph Spalding; second cousin once removed of Irving Hall Chase; second cousin twice removed of Alvah Sabin and Augustus Sabin Chase (1897-1970); second cousin thrice removed of Seth Chase Taft (1922-?); third cousin once removed of Nelson Appleton Miles; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Abel and Chauncey Fitch Cleveland; third cousin thrice removed of Jedediah Sabin; fourth cousin of Chauncey Brewer Sabin; fourth cousin once removed of William Dean Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Joseph Butler (1862-1917) — also known as James J. Butler — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 29, 1862. Democrat. Blacksmith; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1901-03, 1903-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904, 1908. Died, from acute nephritis and diabetes, in St. Louis, Mo., May 31, 1917 (age 54 years, 275 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Butler and Ellen (O'Neill) Butler; married, August 11, 1896, to Rose Mary Lancaster.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John W. Kern John Worth Kern (1849-1917) — also known as John W. Kern — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Alto, Howard County, Ind., December 20, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state house of representatives, 1870; Indiana reporter of state courts, 1885-89; member of Indiana state senate, 1893-97; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1900, 1904; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904, 1908, 1912 (chair, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1916; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1908; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1911-17; defeated, 1916. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died of tuberculosis and uremic poisoning, in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., August 17, 1917 (age 67 years, 240 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Botetourt County, Va.; reinterment in 1929 at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Jacob Kern and Nancy (Ligget) Kern; married, November 10, 1869, to Annie Hazzard (died 1884); married, December 23, 1885, to Araminta Cooper; father of John Worth Kern, Jr. (1900-1971).
  Political family: Kern family of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
  George A. Steel (1846-1918) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Stafford, Monroe County, Ohio, April 22, 1846. Republican. Railroad executive; banker; Oregon Republican state chair, 1876; postmaster at Portland, Ore., 1881-85, 1889-94; member of Republican National Committee from Oregon, 1896; Oregon state treasurer, 1907-11. Died, from Bright's disease, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., June 20, 1918 (age 72 years, 59 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of William Steel (1809-1881) and Elizabeth (Lawrie) Steel (1814-1887); married, February 18, 1869, to Eva Pope (1848-1917).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Emory J. Wood (1838-1919) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Mendon, Monroe County, N.Y., November 12, 1838. Republican. Justice of the peace; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1909-16. English ancestry. Died, from acute uremia, in Mercy Hospital, Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., January 12, 1919 (age 80 years, 61 days). Interment at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, May 11, 1863, to Malissa Abram Brown (1838-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest Lister (1870-1919) — of Washington. Born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, June 15, 1870. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1909; Governor of Washington, 1913-19; died in office 1919. Died, from heart and kidney disease, in Seattle, King County, Wash., June 14, 1919 (age 48 years, 364 days). Interment at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  Relatives: Uncle of Edna Lister (1908?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank M. Brundage (1851-1920) — of Conyngham, Luzerne County, Pa. Born in Conyngham, Luzerne County, Pa., August 18, 1851. Republican. Physician; U.S. Consul in Aix-la-Chapelle, 1897-1905. Died, from arteriosclerosis and nephritis, in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., February 22, 1920 (age 68 years, 188 days). Interment at Conyngham Episcopal Cemetery, Conyngham, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Brundage (1825-1890) and Catherina (Andreas) Brundage (1827-1901); married, June 10, 1862, to Mary Ann Reinhart; married, November 19, 1874, to Ella Minerva Young (1854-1933); second cousin twice removed of Perry Amherst Carpenter (1881-1957); fourth cousin once removed of Ernest I. Hatfield.
  Political families: Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore Newton Vail (1845-1920) — also known as Theodore N. Vail — of Lyndonville, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Minerva, Stark County, Ohio, July 16, 1845. Republican. General superintendent, U.S. Railway Mail Service, 1876-79; president, American Telephone and Telegraph Co., 1885-89 and 1907-19; founder of Western Electric and of Bell Labs; built an electric railway system in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1890-1904; farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Member, Union League. Died, from kidney and cardiac complications, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., April 16, 1920 (age 74 years, 275 days). Interment at Vail Memorial Cemetery, Parsippany, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Vail and Phebe (Quinby) Vail; married, August 3, 1869, to Emma Louisa Righter (1844-1905); married, July 27, 1907, to Mabel Rutledge Sanderson (died 1950); first cousin of George Vail (1809-1875).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Mitchell Allen (1877-1920) — also known as Robert M. Allen — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 19, 1877. Republican. Telephone inspector; appraiser; real estate business; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1915. Died, from kidney complications, in Clara Barton Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1920 (age 42 years, 184 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Allen and Samantha Allen; married 1918 to Harlan Struance.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Edgar Charles Wakefield (1866-1920) — also known as Edgar C. Wakefield — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, April 25, 1866. Lumber dealer; U.S. Consular Agent in North Bay, 1906-11. Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, May 25, 1920 (age 54 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Wakefield (1838-1921) and Louise (Wentworth) Wakefield (1838-1919); brother of Ernest Alonzo Wakefield (1868-?); married to Flora Beulah Wight.
  August Henry Bolte (1854-1920) — also known as August H. Bolte — of Franklin County, Mo.; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Franklin County, Mo., September 23, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Missouri, 1881-94; Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1897-1901; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916. German ancestry. Died, from valvular heart disease and nephritis, in St. Louis, Mo., June 24, 1920 (age 65 years, 275 days). Interment at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Washington, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Bolte (1826-1890) and Wilhelmina Charlotte (Haase) Bolte (1834-1919); married 1882 to Christina K. Arand (1854-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Henry Salmon (1852-1920) — also known as Charles H. Salmon — Born in New Castle County, Del., February 1, 1852. Democrat. Merchant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1908. Died, from uremic poisoning, in Summit Bridge, New Castle County, Del., September 30, 1920 (age 68 years, 242 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Plummer) Salmon (1817-1902) and John Salmon (1827-1878); married, July 11, 1878, to Isabelle Kelty (1857-1937).
  Alvarus Payson Adams (1844-1920) — also known as A. Payson Adams — of Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Jay, Franklin County, Maine, July 7, 1844. Republican. Postmaster at Jay, Maine, 1889-93, 1897-1915. Died, from nephritis, in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, November 24, 1920 (age 76 years, 140 days). Interment at Jay Hill Cemetery, Jay, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Alvarus Fiske Adams (1814-1881) and Harriet B. (Ross) Adams (1816-1875); married, December 31, 1874, to Hester Amelia Noyes; third cousin twice removed of Timothy Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of Nathan Read, Parmenio Adams and John Prescott Bigelow (1797-1872).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Barry Stanchfield (1855-1921) — also known as John B. Stanchfield — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y., March 30, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1886-88; member of New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1895-96; candidate for Governor of New York, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912 (speaker); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1915. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died of kidney failure, in Islip, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 25, 1921 (age 66 years, 87 days). Interment somewhere in Elmira, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John K. Stanchfield; married 1886 to Clara S. Spaulding.
  Adam Brown Littlepage (1859-1921) — also known as Adam B. Littlepage — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born near Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now W.Va.), April 14, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1907-10; U.S. Representative from West Virginia, 1911-13, 1915-19 (3rd District 1911-13, 1915-17, 6th District 1917-19); defeated, 1912. Died, from uremia brought about by nephritis, in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., June 29, 1921 (age 62 years, 76 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Adam Brown Dickinson Littlepage (1818-1862) and Rebecca (Wood) Littlepage (1822-1898); married, April 8, 1884, to Eva Collett (1864-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Azro Prouty (1853-1921) — also known as Charles A. Prouty — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., October 9, 1853. Lawyer; Orleans County State's Attorney, 1882-86; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Newport, 1888; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1896; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1896-1914; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1914. Died, from chronic peritonitis and acute pyelonephritis, in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., July 8, 1921 (age 67 years, 272 days). Interment at East Main Street Cemetery, Newport, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of John Azro Prouty (1826-1900) and Hannah Barker (Lamb) Prouty (1834-1865); brother of George Herbert Prouty; married, March 26, 1879, to Abbie D. Davis (born 1853); half-uncle of Winston Lewis Prouty; fourth cousin of Carlton Prouty.
  Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Archibald Johnson Sampson (1839-1921) — also known as Archibald J. Sampson; A. J. Sampson — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo.; Colorado; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born near Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, June 21, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Colorado state attorney general, 1877-79; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1897-1905. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died, from acute nephritis and pneumonia, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., December 24, 1921 (age 82 years, 186 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1866 to Kate I. Turner (died 1886); married 1891 to Frances S. Wood.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Winchester Greenwood Lowell (1843-1922) — also known as Winchester G. Lowell — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in West Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 1, 1843. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1892-93; defeated, 1893; postmaster at Auburn, Maine, 1899-1913. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from apoplexy or cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from chronic nephritis, in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 26, 1922 (age 79 years, 53 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Lowell (1803-1899) and Atosa (Greenwood) Lowell; married, December 6, 1868, to Ann S. Lowell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles B. Landis Charles Beary Landis (1858-1922) — also known as Charles B. Landis — of Delphi, Carroll County, Ind. Born in Millville, Butler County, Ohio, July 9, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1897-1909; defeated, 1908. Swiss and German ancestry. Died, from uremia due to interstital nephritis, in Meriwether Hospital, Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., April 24, 1922 (age 63 years, 289 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Hoch Landis (1821-1896) and Mary (Kumler) Landis (1832-1912); brother of Walter Kumler Landis, Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1866-1944) and Frederick Daniel Landis; uncle of Frederick Daniel Landis, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Cary Dayton Landis.
  Political family: Landis family of Logansport, Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Frederick Maltby Warner (1865-1923) — also known as Fred M. Warner — of Farmington, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, July 21, 1865. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1895-98; secretary of state of Michigan, 1901-04; Governor of Michigan, 1905-10. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Maccabees. Died of kidney failure, April 18, 1923 (age 57 years, 271 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Farmington, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of P. Dean Warner (1811?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rufus D. Lingo, Jr. (1867-1923) — of Sussex County, Del. Born in Delaware, June 2, 1867. Republican. Poultry farmer; lumber and timber business; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1903-06; bank director. Died, from interstitial nephritis, in Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del., May 11, 1923 (age 55 years, 343 days). Interment at Millsboro Cemetery, Millsboro, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Alvin Lingo and Hettie Jane (Baker) Lingo (1846-1936); brother of Archibald B. Lingo, John Alvin Lingo, Jr. and Charles Dale Lingo (1884-1949); second cousin of Asher H. Lingo; second cousin once removed of Carlton Leroy Lingo and Joseph W. Prettyman.
  Political family: Lingo family of Millsboro, Delaware.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sylvester John Abbott (1852-1923) — also known as S. John Abbott — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Kent County, Del., March 23, 1852. Republican. Fruit grower; organizer of the C. D. Abbott & Company department store; banker; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1899-1902. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died, from chronic nephritis and uremia, in Milford, Sussex County, Del., August 24, 1923 (age 71 years, 154 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of William Wilson Abbott (1827-1899) and Mary Catherine (Purnell) Abbott (1833-1887); married, October 20, 1887, to Rosalie Nicholls (1857-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Frederick Huchet (1857-1923) — also known as Charles F. Huchet — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, 1857. Vice-Consul for Brazil in Charleston, S.C., 1884-1901; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Charleston, S.C., 1892-1900. French ancestry. Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C., September 14, 1923 (age about 66 years). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Orangeburg, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Huchet (1816-1878) and Leonide (Esdra) Huchet (1824-1903); married to Letitia M. 'Lettie' Edwins (1876-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Asher Bates Emery (1867-1924) — also known as Asher B. Emery — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y. Born in East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y., February 18, 1867. Republican. Physician; lawyer; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1922-24; appointed 1922; died in office 1924. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, from kidney disease, in Sisters Hospital, Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 8, 1924 (age 57 years, 172 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, East Aurora, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah Emery (1819-1896) and Elizabeth C. (Kellogg) Emery (1828-1884); brother of Edward Kellogg Emery (1851-1919).
  Asher B. Emery County Park, in South Wales, New York, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edgar Craven Henshaw (1859-1924) — also known as Edgar C. Henshaw — of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va. Born near Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, W.Va., November 9, 1859. Republican. Fruit farmer; postmaster at Martinsburg, W.Va., 1910-14. Member, Freemasons. Died, from Bright's disease, in City Hospital, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., August 17, 1924 (age 64 years, 282 days). Interment at Hedgesville Cemetery, Hedgesville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Henshaw (1815-1896) and Sarah Ann (Snodgrass) Henshaw (1827-1899); married, December 16, 1886, to Sarah Mason 'Sallie' Lingamfelter (1865-1943); first cousin once removed of William Thornton Henshaw and John Snodgrass Henshaw; first cousin twice removed of John Fryatt Snodgrass; second cousin of Marion Lee Henshaw; second cousin once removed of Isaac Breathed Snodgrass (1841-1890) and Harry Preston Henshaw.
  Political family: Henshaw-Breathitt-Snodgrass-Sappington family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Sherman Beasley (1873-1925) — also known as J. S. Beasley — of Centerville, Hickman County, Tenn.; Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Smith County, Tenn., August 14, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900 (alternate), 1916; chairman, Tennessee Board of Prison Commissioners. Died, from parenchymatous nephritis, in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., March 17, 1925 (age 51 years, 215 days). Interment somewhere in Centerville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Beasley (1842-1920) and Nancy (Dickerson) Beasley (1852-1910); brother of John Snodgrass Beasley; married, August 14, 1898, to Minnie Edwards (1882?-?).
  Warren Stanford Stone (1860-1925) — also known as Warren S. Stone — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Ainsworth, Washington County, Iowa, February 1, 1860. Progressive. Locomotive engineer; Grand Chief, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, 1903-25; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Died, of Bright's disease, in a hospital at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 12, 1925 (age 65 years, 131 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1884 to Carrie E. Newell.
  John Cosgrove (1839-1925) — of Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Born near Alexandria, Jefferson County, N.Y., September 12, 1839. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1883-85. Died, from acute nephritis and influenza, in Boonville, Cooper County, Mo., August 15, 1925 (age 85 years, 337 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Cosgrove; married to Georgia Augusta Bliss (1844-1926).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert Parsons (1869-1925) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 28, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1905-11; defeated, 1900 (12th District), 1910 (13th District); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1916-20; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Presbyterian or Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Union League. Lost control of a motor bicycle, fell, suffered a ruptured kidney, and died as a result, in House of Mercy Hospital, Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., September 16, 1925 (age 55 years, 323 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Church on the Hill Cemetery, Lenox, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Edward Parsons (1829-1915) and Mary Dumesnil (McIlvaine) Parsons (1834-1896); married, September 1, 1900, to Elsie Worthington Clews (1875-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Moffett Ralston (1857-1925) — also known as Samuel M. Ralston — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born near New Cumberland, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, December 1, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Indiana state senate, 1888; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892; candidate for secretary of state of Indiana, 1896, 1898; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904; Governor of Indiana, 1913-17; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1923-25; died in office 1925; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, from heart and kidney diseases, near Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 14, 1925 (age 67 years, 317 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Ralston (born 1811) and Sarah (Scott) Ralston (born 1821); married, December 26, 1881, to Mary Josephine Backous (died 1882); married, December 30, 1889, to Jennie Craven (1861-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Germman Burton (1846-1926) — also known as Charles G. Burton — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, April 4, 1846. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1884, 1900; U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1878 (6th District), 1896 (15th District); U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Missouri District, 1909. Died, of uremia from nephritis, in the Chatham Hotel, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 25, 1926 (age 79 years, 327 days). Interment at Deepwood Cemetery, Nevada, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Burton and Laura (Wilson) Burton; married to Alice Rogers.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William S. Bergundthal (1855-1926) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Powhattan, Champaign County, Ohio, June 24, 1855. Republican. Lumber business; real estate dealer; mayor of Topeka, Kan., 1903-05. Member, Freemasons. Died, from nephritis and bronchial pneumonia, in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., March 23, 1926 (age 70 years, 272 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Powell) Bergundthal (1816-1901) and Benedict Bergundthal (1818-1876); married to Leonora Neely (1854-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brice J. Brasen (1873-1926) — of Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 22, 1873. Plumber; mayor of Miles City, Mont., 1922-26; defeated, 1926; died in office 1926. Member, Freemasons. Died, from Bright's disease, in Miles City, Custer County, Mont., April 19, 1926 (age 52 years, 301 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Bernt A. Brasen (1833-1918) and Severine P. Brasen (1837-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1859-1927) — also known as Cortlandt S. Van Rensselaer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., November 22, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; assistant U.S. Attorney; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1890. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, from nephritis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 15, 1927 (age 67 years, 54 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Gratz Van Rensselaer (1835-1890) and Catherine Van Cortlandt (Van Rensselaer) Van Rensselaer (1835-1912); married, June 17, 1891, to Miss Horace Macauley (1865-1945); great-grandnephew of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Younger; fourth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); fourth great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Elder, Jacobus Van Cortlandt and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; first cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin four times removed of Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin five times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of James Alexander Hamilton and Philip Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847) and Maturin Livingston; second cousin thrice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, James Jay, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Stephen John Schuyler, John Jay and Frederick Jay; third cousin once removed of Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Robert Ray Hamilton; third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Augustus Jay and William Jay; fourth cousin of John Jacob Astor III; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and William Waldorf Astor.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lewis Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928) — also known as Rodman Wanamaker — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 13, 1863. Republican. Department store executive; newspaper owner; Consul for Uruguay in Philadelphia, Pa., 1914-26; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916; Consul for Dominican Republic in Philadelphia, Pa., 1921; Consul-General for Paraguay in Philadelphia, Pa., 1921. Died, from kidney disease, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., March 9, 1928 (age 65 years, 25 days). Entombed at St. James the Less Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.; memorial monument at Rue du Maréchal Leclerc, Sarcus, Picardy, France.
  Relatives: Son of John Wanamaker (1838-1922) and Mary Erringer (Brown) Wanamaker (1839-1920); brother of Thomas Brown Wanamaker; married, November 4, 1886, to Fernanda Antonia Henry (1863-1900); married 1909 to Violet Douglas Marie Cruger (1883-1944).
  Political family: Wanamaker family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Gilmore Cochran (1846-1928) — also known as Alexander G. Cochran — of Pennsylvania; St. Louis, Mo. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., March 20, 1846. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died, from pyelo-nephrosis, in St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., May 1, 1928 (age 82 years, 42 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Cochran and Ann (Richardson) Cochran.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Benjamin Griffith (1872-1928) — also known as Charles B. Griffith — of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan. Born in Bourbon County, Kan., August 28, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Bourbon County Attorney, 1899-1900; member of Kansas state house of representatives 18th District, 1921-22; Kansas state attorney general, 1923-27. Methodist. Died, from Bright's disease, in Christ's Hospital, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., June 8, 1928 (age 55 years, 285 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eva Burkholder.
  William Angus Hamilton (1867-1929) — also known as William A. Hamilton — of Williamsburg, Va. Born in 1867. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Died, of kidney disease, 1929 (age about 62 years). Interment somewhere in Williamsburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Hamilton and Anne (Fraser) Hamilton; married 1897 to Ruby Plummer (divorced); married 1916 to Emma Meyers.
  Charles Edward Ingersoll (1860-1932) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Penllyn, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 17, 1860. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1902. Died, from arteriosclerosis and chronic nephritis, in Penllyn, Montgomery County, Pa., June 6, 1932 (age 71 years, 355 days). Interment at Church of the Messiah Cemetery, Gwynedd Valley, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Ingersoll (1817-1893) and Anna Chester (Warren) Ingersoll (1826-1891); married, December 23, 1886, to Henrietta Auchinuty Sturgis; grandson of Charles Jared Ingersoll; grandnephew of Joseph Reed Ingersoll; great-grandson of Jared Ingersoll; first cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Ingersoll; second cousin twice removed of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Charles Anthony Ingersoll; third cousin once removed of Colin Macrae Ingersoll and Charles Roberts Ingersoll; fourth cousin of George Pratt Ingersoll; fourth cousin once removed of Laman Ingersoll (1805-1863).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Horace George Chilton (1853-1932) — also known as Horace Chilton — of Tyler, Smith County, Tex.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born near Tyler, Smith County, Tex., December 29, 1853. Democrat. Printer; newspaper publisher; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1896; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1891-92, 1895-1901. Accidentally fell over a chair, broke his upper leg, never recovered from the injury, and died three months later, from heart and kidney disease and senility, in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 12, 1932 (age 78 years, 166 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Chilton (1828-1884) and Ella (Goodman) Chilton (1835-1916); married, February 20, 1877, to Mary W. Grinnan (1856-1924); grandson of Thomas Chilton; grandnephew of William Parish Chilton; first cousin four times removed of John Smith (1750-1836); second cousin of Arthur Bounds Chilton; second cousin twice removed of Joshua Chilton; third cousin once removed of Commodore Perry Chilton and Shadrach Chilton.
  Political family: Chilton family of Missouri.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles F. Weaver (1858-1932) — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind., March 10, 1858. Republican. Machine shop operator; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1904; mayor of Ashland, Ky., 1927. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while also suffering from chronic interstital nephritis, in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., October 21, 1932 (age 74 years, 225 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Le Fever Weaver and Avtyra (Davis) Weaver; married to Belle Coles.
  See also Wikipedia article
Wesley L. Jones Wesley Livsey Jones (1863-1932) — also known as Wesley L. Jones — of North Yakima, Yakima County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born near Bethany, Moultrie County, Ill., October 9, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1899-1909; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1909-32; died in office 1932. Died, of heart and kidney trouble, in Seattle, King County, Wash., November 19, 1932 (age 69 years, 41 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Wesley Jones and Phoebe (McKay) Jones; married, October 13, 1886, to Minda Nelson.
  Cross-reference: Frank R. Jeffrey
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Munsey's Magazine, June 1919
  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
  Arthur Bounds Chilton (1890-1934) — also known as Arthur B. Chilton; "A.B.C." — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born July 14, 1890. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, 1931-34. Died, from polycystic kidney disease, in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., April 21, 1934 (age 43 years, 281 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Claudius Lysias Chilton (1856-1914) and Mabel Cecelia (Pierce) Chilton (1862-1911); married to Frances Louise Wheeler (1897-1988); grandson of William Parish Chilton; grandnephew of Thomas Chilton and John Tyler Morgan; first cousin four times removed of John Smith (1750-1836); second cousin of Horace George Chilton; second cousin twice removed of Joshua Chilton; third cousin once removed of Commodore Perry Chilton and Shadrach Chilton.
  Political family: Chilton family of Missouri.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Hartman Woodin (1868-1934) — also known as William H. Woodin; Will Woodin — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Berwick, Columbia County, Pa., May 27, 1868. President, American Car and Foundry Company, manufacturer of railroad freight cars; music composer; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1933. Presbyterian. Member, Lions; Union League. Died, from a throat infection and nephritis, in the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 3, 1934 (age 65 years, 341 days). Entombed at Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Clement Woodin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Jackson Adams (1860-1934) — also known as William J. Adams — of Carthage, Moore County, N.C. Born in Rockingham, Richmond County, N.C., January 27, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1893; member of North Carolina state senate, 1895; superior court judge in North Carolina 13th District, 1908-21; justice of North Carolina state supreme court, 1927-34; died in office 1934. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from complications of surgery for a kidney ailment, in the Brady Urological Clinic of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., May 20, 1934 (age 74 years, 113 days). Interment somewhere in Carthage, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. S. D. Adams and Mary (Jackson) Adams; married to Florence Wall.
  Charles Edward Allen (1891-1935) — also known as Charles E. Allen — of Maysville, Mason County, Ky. Born in Foster, Bracken County, Ky., April 13, 1891. School teacher and principal; railway clerk; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consular Agent in Adrianople, 1915-16; U.S. Vice Consul in Constantinople, 1916-17, 1919; Algiers, 1917-18; Nantes, 1918-19; U.S. Consul in Constantinople, 1919-21, 1923-30; Damascus, 1921-23; Istanbul, 1930-34; Gibraltar, 1934-35, died in office 1935. Died, from nephritis, in Gibraltar, Gibraltar, April 8, 1935 (age 43 years, 360 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Beverly Bruce Allen (1863-1933) and Florence (Craig) Allen (1873-1962); married, May 2, 1917, to Doris Harty (1894-1974).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Abraham Isaac Shiplacoff (1877-1936) — also known as Abraham I. Shiplacoff — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Province of Chernigov, Russia, December 25, 1877. Socialist. Labor union official; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 23rd District, 1916-18; defeated, 1914, 1922; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1918 (10th District), 1926 (10th District), 1928 (10th District), 1930 (10th District), 1932 (9th District); delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920. Jewish. Died, of an infection secondary to kidney stones, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February, 1936 (age 58 years, 0 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  James Alexander Barks (1879-1936) — also known as James A. Barks — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in Millheim, Perry County, Mo., August 7, 1879. School teacher and principal; lawyer; mayor of Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1921-30. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from septicemia and acute nephritis, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 10, 1936 (age 56 years, 187 days). Interment at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Margaret Belinda (Blaylock) Barks (1843-1907) and Joseph Barks (1851-1928); married, September 21, 1915, to Edna H. Kerth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George H. Dern George Henry Dern (1872-1936) — also known as George H. Dern — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Dodge County, Neb., September 8, 1872. Democrat. General Manager of the Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Company; joint inventor, with Theodore P. Holt, of the Holt-Dern ore roaster; member of Utah state senate, 1915-23; Governor of Utah, 1925-33; U.S. Secretary of War, 1933-36; died in office 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1936. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, in a hospital, of influenza and kidney failure, August 27, 1936 (age 63 years, 354 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of John Dern and Elizabeth (Dern) Dern; married, June 7, 1899, to Charlotte Brown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Library of Congress
Cyrus E. Woods Cyrus E. Woods (1861-1938) — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa., September 3, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 39th District, 1901-08; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1912-13; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1915-21; resigned 1921; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1921-23; Japan, 1923-24; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1929-30. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, from uremic poisoning (kidney failure), in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 8, 1938 (age 77 years, 96 days). Interment at St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Woods (1817-1868) and Katharine (Speece) Woods; married, January 18, 1893, to Mary Todd Marchand (1871-1953; granddaughter of Albert Gallatin Marchand (1811-1848)).
  Political family: Marchand family of Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
  William Henry Faxon (1846-1939) — also known as William H. Faxon — of Chestertown, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Chestertown, Warren County, N.Y., August 18, 1846. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1922. Died, probably from pyelonephritis, August 21, 1939 (age 93 years, 3 days). Interment at Leggett Cemetery, Chestertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Faxon and Caroline A. (Smith) Faxon.
  Arthur William Aleshire (1900-1940) — also known as Arthur W. Aleshire — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Born near Luray, Page County, Va., February 15, 1900. Democrat. Grocer; gasoline station business; His legs were paralyzed as the result of an accident in 1923; used a wheelchair; U.S. Representative from Ohio 7th District, 1937-39; defeated, 1938. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died, from uremia and heart disease, in a hospital at Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, March 11, 1940 (age 40 years, 25 days). Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James William Aleshire and Ada Aleshire; married, May 11, 1921, to Myrtle G. Marsh.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Darius Hale (1854-1940) — also known as Franklin D. Hale — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Lunenburg, Essex County, Vt.; Lyndon Center, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., March 7, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Essex County State's Attorney, 1883-89; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Lunenburgh, 1884; member of Vermont state senate from Essex County, 1886; Vermont state auditor of accounts, 1892-98; U.S. Consul in Coaticook, 1902-08; Charlottetown, 1908-09; Trinidad, 1909-12; Huddersfield, 1912-17. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Honor. Died, from uremia, due to chronic nephritis, in Lyndon Center, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., April 21, 1940 (age 86 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sprague Taylor Hale and Nancy May (Moulton) Hale; married, November 2, 1881, to Adeline 'Addie' Silsby; married, November 26, 1907, to Jennie A. Silsby; fourth cousin once removed of Morris Woodruff, Anson Levi Holcomb (1806-1869), James Samuel Wadsworth and Cyrus Orlando Godfrey.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Godfrey family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Herschel Whitfield Arant (1887-1941) — also known as Herschel W. Arant — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Church Hill, Tallapoosa County, Ala., July 18, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1939-41; died in office 1941. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Order of the Coif; Rotary. Died, from a kidney ailment, in a hospital at Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, January 14, 1941 (age 53 years, 180 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jackson Arant and Villulia (Akin) Arant; married, August 16, 1915, to Charlotte Marguerite Hein.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Henry Bruckner (1871-1942) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y., June 17, 1871. Democrat. President, Bruckner Beverages; director, Milton Realty Co.; director, American Metal Cap Co.; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1901; New York City Commissioner of Public Works, 1902-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1924, 1932 (alternate); U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1913-17; resigned 1917; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1918-33. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Elks. In 1932, the Seabury investigating committee, looking into corruption in New York City, called him to testify about the wealth he had accumulated; at the conclusion of the investigation, the committee called for his removal as Borough President. Died, from chronic nephritis, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., April 14, 1942 (age 70 years, 301 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Bruckner and Katharine (Schmidt) Bruckner; married, November 17, 1904, to Helen Zobel (c.1879-1930).
  Bruckner Expressway, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John David Bingham (1884-1942) — also known as John D. Bingham — of Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., May 16, 1884. Republican. Superintendent, Michigan Alkali Company; manager, Huron Port Cement; director, Peoples State Bank; mayor of Alpena, Mich., 1930-40. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died, from kidney failure, June 14, 1942 (age 58 years, 29 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Bingham and Elizabeth Mulvena Bingham; married, June 10, 1911, to Laura Sanborn (daughter of James L. Sanborn; granddaughter of Lee Randall Sanborn (1831-1900)).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Seymour Carroll (1894-1943) — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, February 14, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee, Republican National Convention, 1940. African ancestry. Died, from nephritis and uremia, in the Veterans Administration hospital, Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 11, 1943 (age 49 years, 25 days). Interment at Randolph Cemetery, Columbia, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Carroll and Mary (Simms) Carroll; married to Bessie Mae Burley.
  Core Serena Ireland (1874-1943) — also known as Core S. Ireland — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Terre Haute, Champaign County, Ohio, September 24, 1874. Republican. School teacher; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1932, 1936. Died, from bladder cancer and uremia, in Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, August 19, 1943 (age 68 years, 329 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Ireland (1839-1919) and Margaret Ann (Davis) Ireland (1842-1903); married, November 28, 1895, to Dessie Edna Weaver (1876-1959).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dwight H. Brown (1887-1944) — of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo. Born in Benton, Scott County, Mo., January 12, 1887. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 21st District, 1925-28; secretary of state of Missouri, 1933-44; defeated, 1928; died in office 1944. Died, from acute nephritis, in Brandon Hospital, Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Mo., May 8, 1944 (age 57 years, 117 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Brown and Anna (Colbert) Brown.
J. Mayhew Wainwright Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright (1864-1945) — also known as J. Mayhew Wainwright — of Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly, 1902-08 (Westchester County 2nd District 1902-06, Westchester County 4th District 1907-08); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1909-12; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Assistant Secretary of War, 1921-23; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1923-31; director, Rye National Bank; trustee, St. Luke's Hospital. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi; American Bar Association; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from pyelonephritis and coronary artery disease, in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., June 3, 1945 (age 80 years, 175 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Howard Wainwright (1829-1871) and Margaret Livingston (Stuyvesant) Wainwright (1839-1929); married, November 23, 1892, to Laura Wallace Buchanan; third great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Robert Gilbert Livingston; third great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fifth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); first cousin thrice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. (1762-1848); first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin six times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); second cousin thrice removed of James Jay, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); third cousin once removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); third cousin twice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin of Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, John Jay II, John Jacob Astor III and Guy Vernor Henry.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1923)
  Thomas Webber Jakes (1867-1945) — also known as Thomas W. Jakes — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., April 1, 1867. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1944. Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 18, 1945 (age 78 years, 231 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Jakes (1833-1899) and Mary B. (Townsend) Jakes (1836-1903); married to Elizabeth Mary Saxton (1870-1963).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Thruston Burgevin (c.1871-1946) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Spiro, Le Flore County, Okla., about 1871. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908; criminal court judge in Kentucky, 1930. Died, from uremia, in the Norton Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., November 10, 1946 (age about 75 years). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Lawrence Becker (1869-1947) — of Montana; Hammond, Lake County, Ind.; East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Finnentrop, Germany, August 10, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Hammond, Ind., 1904-11; superior court judge in Indiana, 1911-14, 1934-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, American Political Science Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, following a kidney operation, in St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., March 12, 1947 (age 77 years, 214 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Eberhard Becker and Margaret (Alvers) Becker; married, September 8, 1898, to Agnes D. Eaton.
  Vinson Martlow Whitley (1855-1947) — of Red Boiling Springs, Macon County, Tenn.; Morristown, Hamblen County, Tenn. Born in Red Boiling Springs, Macon County, Tenn., August 12, 1855. School teacher; lawyer; real estate business; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1893-95. Missionary Baptist. Died, from chronic glomerular nephritis, in Morristown, Hamblen County, Tenn., August 26, 1947 (age 92 years, 14 days). Interment at Emma Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Wiley A. Whitley (1829-1905) and Lucinda (Chitwood) Whitley (1835-1896); married, June 17, 1894, to Maggie Bell Hale (1873-1948); second cousin thrice removed of Philip Key and Philip Barton Key (1757-1815); third cousin twice removed of Francis Scott Key; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Barton Key (1818-1859).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Casper G. Garrett (1865-1947) — also known as C. G. Garrett — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Laurens County, S.C., 1865. Republican. Lawyer; teacher and administrator, Allen University; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1928. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Died, from uremia, in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., November 15, 1947 (age about 82 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Richland County, S.C.
  Frederick Brinsmade Van Kleeck, Jr. (1871-1949) — also known as Frederick B. Van Kleeck — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., August 31, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916. Died, from renal failure, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., May 4, 1949 (age 77 years, 246 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick B. Van Kleeck and Alice (Penner) Van Kleeck.
  Walter Pierce Byrd (1867-1950) — also known as Walter P. Byrd — of Lillington, Harnett County, N.C. Born in Harnett County, N.C., June 26, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of North Carolina state senate 14th District, 1921-22. Died, from uremia, in the VA Hospital at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., March 22, 1950 (age 82 years, 269 days). Interment at Harnett Memorial Park, Lillington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson 'Jack' Byrd (1815-1901) and Margaret Caroline (Shaw) Byrd (1825-1911); married, November 3, 1909, to Zula Walton Tomlinson (1875-1964).
  Epitaph: "A Good Name Is Rather To Be Chosen Than Great Riches."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Howard (1875-1953) — of Darlington, Darlington County, S.C. Born in Sumter County, S.C., 1875. Republican. Minister; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936 (alternate); printing business. Baptist. African ancestry. Died, from uremia due to prostate adenoma, in Saunders Memorial Hospital, Florence, Florence County, S.C., May 21, 1953 (age about 77 years). Interment at Darlington Memorial Cemetery, Darlington, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert B. Howard and Classie Howard; married 1906 to Mabel Keith (1877-1963).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Harry William Baals (1886-1954) — also known as Harry W. Baals — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., November 16, 1886. Republican. Lumber business; postmaster at Fort Wayne, Ind., 1922-31 (acting, 1922); mayor of Fort Wayne, Ind., 1934-47, 1951-54; died in office 1954. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from a kidney infection, in Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., May 9, 1954 (age 67 years, 174 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Osmund Fairworth Pool (1874-1955) — also known as Osmund F. Pool — of Taylorsville, Alexander County, N.C. Born in Alexander County, N.C., February 24, 1874. Republican. Dry goods merchant; school teacher and principal; hotel owner; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1925; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1928; postmaster. Died, from nephrosclerosis, in Taylorsville, Alexander County, N.C., February 25, 1955 (age 81 years, 1 days). Interment at Taylorsville Cemetery, Taylorsville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Benjamin Pool (1841-1899) and Elizabeth (Teague) Pool (1842-1906); married, December 25, 1895, to Martha Elmeta 'Mattie' Watts (1876-1942).
  Leo R. Sack (1889-1956) — of Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C. Born in Tupelo, Lee County, Miss., July 9, 1889. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; newspaper reporter; newspaper editor; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1933-37; public relations business. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died, of a kidney ailment, in Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 15, 1956 (age 66 years, 281 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Sack and Sarah Lee (Romansky) Sack; married, November 12, 1913, to Regina Rogers.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Walter Evans Edge (1873-1956) — also known as Walter E. Edge — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Ventnor City, Atlantic County, N.J.; Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 20, 1873. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; advertising business; newspaper publisher; banker; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1908 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1910; member of New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1911-16; Governor of New Jersey, 1917-19, 1944-47; resigned 1919; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1919-29; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1929-33; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1936. Presbyterian; later Episcopalian. Member, Union League. Died, from uremic poisoning, in Memorial Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 29, 1956 (age 82 years, 344 days). Interment at Northwood Cemetery, Downingtown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Edge and Mary (Evans) Edge; married, June 5, 1907, to Lady Lee Phillips (died 1915); married, December 9, 1922, to Camilla Loyall Ashe Sewall (daughter of Harold Marsh Sewall (1860-1924)).
  Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Campaign slogan (1916): "A Business Man With A Business Plan."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
Clifford T. McAvoy Clifford T. McAvoy (1904-1957) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 3, 1904. College instructor; concert violinist; legislative representative, College Teachers Union;; American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1938; New York City Deputy Welfare Commissioner, 1938-41; legislative director, Greater New York CIO Council, 1941-44; legislative representative, political action director, and later international representative, United Electrical Workers; American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1952; American Labor candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1953. Member, American Federation of Teachers. Died, from nephritis, in Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., August 9, 1957 (age 52 years, 310 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John V. McAvoy; married to Muriel Gravelle; grandson of Thomas F. McAvoy (1856?-?).
  Political family: McAvoy family of New York City, New York.
  Image source: New York Times, August 11, 1957
  Louis Burt Mayer (1884-1957) — also known as Louis B. Mayer; Lazar Meir — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass.; Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Dymer, Russia (now Ukraine), July 12, 1884. Republican. Owned movie theaters in New England; moved into the movie production business starting in 1916; head of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) movie studio, 1924-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928, 1932; vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1931-32; California Republican state chair, 1932-33. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of leukemia and a kidney infection, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 29, 1957 (age 73 years, 109 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Home of Peace Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Meltzer) Mayer (1851-1913) and Jacob Mayer (1854-1930); married, June 14, 1903, to Margaret Shenberg (divorced 1944) and Margaret Shenberg (1883-1955); married, December 4, 1948, to Lorena L. Danker (1907-1985); father of Edith 'Edie' Mayer (1905-1988; who married William Goetz) and Irene Gladys Mayer (1907-1990; who married David Oliver Selznick (1902-1965)).
  Political family: Mayer family of Los Angeles, California.
  Cross-reference: Dore Schary
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about Louis B. Mayer: Charles Higham, Merchant of Dreams: Louis B. Mayer, MGM, and the Secret Hollywood — Gary Carey, All the stars in heaven : Louis B. Mayer's MGM — Diana Altman, Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System — Charles Higham, The Merchant of Dreams: A Biography of Louis B. Mayer
  John H. Muyskens (1887-1957) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa, September 3, 1887. Democrat. University professor; candidate in primary for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1935; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1936. Died, from uremia, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 10, 1957 (age 70 years, 98 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Henry H. Muyskens and Tietje (Cupido) Muyskens; married to Mary G. Groen.
  Davis Elkins (1876-1959) — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Washington, D.C., January 24, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; banker; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1911, 1919-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1916; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, cardio-renal disease, and senility, in Westbrook Sanatorium, Richmond, Va., January 5, 1959 (age 82 years, 346 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Benton Elkins and Hallie (Davis) Elkins; married to Mary Elkins; grandson of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916); grandnephew of Thomas Beall Davis.
  Political family: Elkins-Davis family of Elkins, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lucie Reavis Royall (1867-1959) — also known as Lucie Virginia Reavis; Lucie V. Reavis — of Cary, Wake County, N.C. Born in Granville County, N.C., May 12, 1867. Republican. Postmaster at Cary, N.C., 1900-14. Female. Died, from renal failure and diabetes, in Duke University Hospital, Durham, Durham County, N.C., January 18, 1959 (age 91 years, 251 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Cary, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of George James Reavis (1818-1892) and Martha Hayes (Debnam) Reavis (1834-1914); married, June 1, 1919, to Valerius Addison Royall (1860-1929).
  Epitaph: "The Inspired Word of God / Jesus Christ, My Salvation."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
D. Leigh Colvin David Leigh Colvin (1880-1959) — also known as D. Leigh Colvin — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in South Charleston, Clark County, Ohio, January 28, 1880. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1914 (15th District), 1922 (11th District); candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1916 (Prohibition), 1932 (Law Preservation); Prohibition candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1917; Prohibition candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; Chairman of Prohibition National Committee, 1926-32; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1936. Methodist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, from uremia, in Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y., September 7, 1959 (age 79 years, 222 days). Interment at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Westfield, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of David Taylor Colvin and Maria (Larkin) Colvin; married, September 19, 1906, to Mamie White (1883-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Ingham County News, July 16, 1936
  Paul Richman (1895-1959) — of Newport News, Va. Born in Budapest, Hungary, December 25, 1895. Democrat. Ship supply dealer; Honorary Vice-Consul for Panama in Hampton Roads, Va., 1934-36. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, from kidney failure and diabetes, in Riverside Hospital, Newport News, Va., September 16, 1959 (age 63 years, 265 days). Interment at Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Richman and Jennie (Zigmond) Richman; married to Ruth Lichtenberg.
  Epitaph: "Beloved husband, father and grandfather."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fred Turner (1907-1968) — of Ypsilanti Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., December 24, 1907. Democrat. Builder; real estate broker; candidate for supervisor of Ypsilanti Township, Michigan, 1961. Died from renal failure, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 6, 1968 (age 60 years, 13 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of A. C. Turner and Mary Frances (Riley) Turner; married to Mabel Engle.
  Edgar Willard Hiestand (1888-1970) — also known as Edgar W. Hiestand — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 3, 1888. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1953-63; defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; John Birch Society. Died, of a kidney infection and pneumonia, at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1970 (age 81 years, 259 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert W. Mattson (1924-1982) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in a hospital at Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn., August 26, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Minnesota state attorney general, 1964-67. Lutheran. Finnish ancestry. Member, Disabled American Veterans. Died, of kidney failure, in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., March 14, 1982 (age 57 years, 200 days). Interment somewhere in Naples, Fla.
  Relatives: Father of Robert W. Mattson, Jr. (1948-).
  Hugh J. Gallen (1924-1982) — of Littleton, Grafton County, N.H. Born July 30, 1924. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972, 1980; member of Democratic National Committee from New Hampshire, 1973; Governor of New Hampshire, 1979-82. Died of kidney and liver failure at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 29, 1982 (age 58 years, 152 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Littleton, N.H.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Peter Lawford (1923-1984) — also known as Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen Lawford — Born in London, England, September 7, 1923. Democrat. Actor; naturalized U.S. citizen; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. English ancestry. Died, from cardiac arrest, while suffering from kidney failure and liver failure, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 24, 1984 (age 61 years, 108 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean; cenotaph at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Sydney Turing Barlow Lawford (1865-1953) and May Somerville (Bunny) Lawford (1883-1972); married, April 24, 1954, to Patricia Helen Kennedy (1924-2006) (daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy); married, October 30, 1971, to Mary Rowan; married, June 25, 1976, to Deborah Gould; married, July 5, 1984, to Patricia Seaton; father of Christopher Lawford (actor).
  Epitaph: "Beloved Husband, Father & Friend."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Page (1890-1987) — of North Dakota. Born in Hamilton, Pembina County, N.Dak., March 1, 1890. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1935-39; member of North Dakota state senate, 1941-57. Methodist. Died of kidney failure, at Cavalier, Pembina County, N.Dak., November 17, 1987 (age 97 years, 261 days). Interment at Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, N.Dak.
  Joseph E. Parisi (1913-1990) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Rye, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 10, 1913. Republican. Real estate broker; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1942; member of New York state senate 14th District, 1945-48; defeated, 1948, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; Chief Clerk, Criminal Term, Brooklyn Supreme Court; indicted in 1973, along with retired Justice David L. Malbin, on federal charges of aiding and abbetting an embezzlement scheme, involving officials of the International Production, Service and Sales Employees Union; in 1975, both men were acquitted. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from kidney disease, in United Hospital, Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., May 29, 1990 (age 77 years, 19 days). Interment at Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Pietra 'Beatrice' (Calia) Parisi (1877-1964) and Gaetano Parisi (1877-1949); brother of Thomas G. Parisi (who married Helen R. Manzi) and Leonard V. Parisi; married, July 4, 1935, to Grace Rasulo.
  Political family: Parisi family of Brooklyn, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Johnson Ridgely (1913-1990) — also known as Henry J. Ridgely — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., November 17, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate). Member, Sigma Nu; American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Odd Fellows; Grange; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from kidney failure, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., September 10, 1990 (age 76 years, 297 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles du Pont Ridgely and Helene Marjorie (Rudolph) Ridgely (1881-1971); grandson of Daniel M. Ridgely; second great-grandson of Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847); second great-grandnephew of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  George Copeland Hawkins, Jr. (1918-1991) — also known as George C. Hawkins, Jr. — of Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala. Born in Elora, Lincoln County, Tenn., December 4, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1948; member of Alabama state house of representatives; elected 1950, 1954; candidate in primary for Governor of Alabama, 1958; member of Alabama state senate; elected 1962; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama, 1964. Methodist. Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Bar Association. Died, of kidney failure, August 9, 1991 (age 72 years, 248 days). Interment at Forrest Cemetery, Gadsden, Ala.
  Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. (1904-1992) — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J.; Lexington, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J., May 13, 1904. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Cape Town, 1928-29; U.S. Consul in Havana, as of 1943. Died, from kidney failure and Parkinson's disease, in Lexington, Middlesex County, Mass., September 15, 1992 (age 88 years, 125 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Rhodita Ellen Edwards and Suzanne Addor.
  Meade Henry Esposito (1909-1993) — also known as Meade H. Esposito; Amadeo Henry Esposito — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 28, 1909. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; vice-president, Lafayette National Bank, 1965; insurance broker; leader of Kings County Democratic Party, 1969-83. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, NAACP. Indicted in 1987 on federal charges that he had given bribes to U.S. Rep. Mario Biaggi in in return for influence on federal contracts for a Brooklyn ship-repair company; convicted on September 22, 1987 of giving an illegal gratuity; fined $500,000; indicted in 1988 on bribery and tax charges, but the case was dismissed due to his age and poor health. Died, from renal failure caused by a heart attack, while suffering from lung cancer and bladder cancer, in North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 3, 1993 (age 83 years, 249 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Felicia Esposito; married to Anne De Cunzo.
  Frank Vaughan Plummer (1918-1993) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Malden, Middlesex County, Mass., November 23, 1918. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1966-81. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of renal failure and other complications, in Downeast Community Hospital, Machias, Washington County, Maine, November 5, 1993 (age 74 years, 347 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  Angelo C. Petromelis (c.1928-1994) — of College Point, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1928. Democrat. Greek ancestry. Chairman of New York State Crime Victims Board. Died, of kidney failure caused by a blood disorder, in North Shore Hospital, Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 25, 1994 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Angelo Del Toro (c.1947-1994) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., about 1947. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1975-94 (72nd District 1975-82, 68th District 1983-94); died in office 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988. Hispanic ancestry. Died, of a heart attack during kidney dialysis, at Beth Israel Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 30, 1994 (age about 47 years). Burial location unknown.
  Arthur Sherwood Flemming (1905-1996) — also known as Arthur S. Flemming — of Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y.; Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., June 12, 1905. Republican. Member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1939-48; president, Ohio-Wesleyan University, 1948-53; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1958-61; president, University of Oregon, 1961-68; president, Macalester College, 1968-71. Methodist. Member, American Society for Public Administration; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Omicron Delta Kappa. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died of acute renal failure, at a retirement home in Alexandria, Va., September 7, 1996 (age 91 years, 87 days). Interment at Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harry H. Flemming and Harriet (Sherwood) Flemming; married, December 14, 1934, to Bernice Virginia Moler.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Coya Gjesdal Knutson (1912-1996) — also known as Coya Knutson; Cornelia Genevive Gjesdal — of Oklee, Red Lake County, Minn. Born in Edmore, Ramsey County, N.Dak., August 22, 1912. Democrat. School teacher; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 65, 1951-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952, 1956; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1955-59. Female. Died of kidney failure at nursing home in Edina, Hennepin County, Minn., October 10, 1996 (age 84 years, 49 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Christian Gjesdal and Christine (Anderson) Gjesdal; married, March 21, 1940, to Andrew Knutson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Minnesota Legislator record
  Leonard Ray Blanton (1930-1996) — also known as Ray Blanton — of Adamsville, McNairy County, Tenn. Born in Hardin County, Tenn., April 10, 1930. Democrat. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1964-66; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 7th District, 1967-73; defeated in primary, 1988; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1972; Governor of Tennessee, 1975-79. Methodist. Member, Lions; Moose; Shriners; Freemasons. Ousted as Governor amid charges of selling pardons; later convicted of conspiracy to sell liquor licenses and served 23 months in prison. Died, of kidney disease, at Jackson-Madison County Hospital, Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., November 22, 1996 (age 66 years, 226 days). Interment at Shiloh Church Cemetery, Shiloh, Tenn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Sidney Myer Aronovitz (1920-1997) — also known as Sidney M. Aronovitz — of Florida. Born in Key West, Monroe County, Fla., June 20, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1976-88; took senior status 1988. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died of a kidney ailment, in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 8, 1997 (age 76 years, 202 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  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)
  James Pasma (c.1933-1999) — also known as Jim Pasma; "Mr. Democrat" — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Born about 1933. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Montana, 1992. Died, of kidney disease, in Havre, Hill County, Mont., November 2, 1999 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Anthony Imperiale (1931-1999) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in 1931. Organized citizen patrols during the Newark riots of July 1967, which brought him national fame as a "vigilante leader"; candidate for mayor of Newark, N.J., 1970, 1974; member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1972-73, 1980-81 (District 11-B 1972-73, 30th District 1980-81); member of New Jersey state senate 30th District, 1974-77; defeated (Anti-Tax), 1977; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1980; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1981; People's Choice candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 10th District, 1988. Died, from complications of kidney failure, in Livingston, Essex County, N.J., December 26, 1999 (age about 68 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.
  J. Woodrow Lewis (c.1912-1999) — Born about 1912. Justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1964-84; chief justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1975-84. Died, from heart and kidney failure, in Darlington, Darlington County, S.C., December 26, 1999 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  John Orlando Pastore (1907-2000) — also known as John O. Pastore — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., March 17, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1935-37; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1945; Governor of Rhode Island, 1945-50; resigned 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1948 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1952, 1960, 1964 (Temporary Chair); U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1950-76. Italian ancestry. Died, of kidney failure and Parkinson's disease, in Scalabrini Villa nursing home, North Kingstown, Washington County, R.I., July 15, 2000 (age 93 years, 120 days). Interment at St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Michele Pastore and Erminia (Asprinio) Pastore; married, July 12, 1941, to Elena Elizabeth Caito.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Carl Thomas Rowan (1925-2000) — also known as Carl T. Rowan — of Washington, D.C. Born in Ravenscroft, White County, Tenn., August 11, 1925. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; syndicated newspaper columnist, author, biographer, television and radio commentator; U.S. Ambassador to Finland, 1963-64; in 1988, he shot and wounded an intruder in his backyard in Washington, D.C.; he was arrested, charged with a weapons violation, and tried; the jury was unable to reach a verdict, and a mistrial was declared; received the Spingarn Medal in 1997. African ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of heart and kidney ailments and diabetes, at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., September 23, 2000 (age 75 years, 43 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Sidney Richard Yates (1909-2000) — also known as Sidney R. Yates — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 27, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1949-63, 1965-99; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1996. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association. Died, of kidney failure and complications of pneumonia, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2000 (age 91 years, 39 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Adeline J. Holleb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  William Hanes Ayres (1916-2000) — also known as William H. Ayres — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Eagle Rock, Botetourt County, Va., February 5, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1951-71; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Eagles; Moose. Died, of heart and kidney ailments, at Vantage House retirement home, Columbia, Howard County, Md., December 27, 2000 (age 84 years, 326 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Campaign slogan: "Ayres Cares."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Donald Stuart Smith (c.1929-2002) — also known as Donald Smith — of District of Columbia. Born in New York, about 1929. Lawyer; superior court judge in District of Columbia, 1972-87. Member, American Legion. Died, of kidney failure, at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 9, 2002 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
Charles E. Chamberlain Charles Ernest Chamberlain (1917-2002) — also known as Charles E. Chamberlain; "The Automobile Horn of Congress" — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Locke Township, Ingham County, Mich., July 22, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1957-75. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Kiwanis; Society of the Cincinnati. Died, of renal failure and congestive heart failure, in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., November 25, 2002 (age 85 years, 126 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Fontaine Maury Maverick, Jr. (1921-2003) — also known as Maury Maverick, Jr. — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 3, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1950-56; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1961; columnist for the San Antonio Express-News. Died, from kidney failure after surgery, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 28, 2003 (age 82 years, 25 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fontaine Maury Maverick and Terrell Louise (Dobbs) Maverick (1901-1994); great-grandson of Samuel Augustus Maverick; third great-grandnephew of James Maury; second cousin thrice removed of John Walker Maury and Dabney Herndon Maury (1822-1900); second cousin four times removed of Abram Poindexter Maury.
  Political family: Maury-Maverick family of San Antonio, Texas.
  Bertram L. Podell (1925-2005) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1955-67 (Kings County 21st District 1955-65, 53rd District 1966, 44th District 1967); U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1968-75; charged in 1974 with conspiracy, the solicitation and acceptance of bribes, criminal conflict of interest, and perjury; on the tenth day of his trial, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy and conflict of interest; sentenced to six months in prison; the prosecutor was Rudolph W. Giuliani. Jewish. Died, of kidney failure, at Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 17, 2005 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Bernice Posen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Caspar Willard Weinberger (1917-2006) — also known as Caspar W. Weinberger; Cap Weinberger; "Cap the Knife" — of San Francisco, Calif.; Hillsborough, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., August 18, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1953-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); California Republican state chair, 1964; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1969-70; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1970; chair, Federal Trade Commission; director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1973-75; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1981-87. Episcopalian. Jewish ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1987. To forestall any prosecution for alleged misdeeds in connection with the Iran-Contra affair, he was pardoned by President George Bush in 1992. Died, of kidney ailments and pneumonia, in Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, March 28, 2006 (age 88 years, 222 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Step-son of Cerise (Carpenter) Weinberger; son of Herman Weinberger; married, August 12, 1942, to Jane Dalton.
  Epitaph: "Peace Through Strength"
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Caspar Weinberger: Fighting for Peace: Seven Critical Years in the Pentagon (1990) — In the Arena : A Memoir of the 20th Century, with Gretchen Roberts — Home of the Brave, with Wynton C. Hall — The Next War, with Peter Schweizer
  Fiction by Caspar Weinberger: Chain of Command, with Peter Schweizer
  Julius Acevez (1907-2007) — of La Mesa, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Hermosillo, Sonora, April 30, 1907. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of La Mesa, Calif., 1958-60. Mexican ancestry. Member, Rotary; United Commercial Travelers; Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from congestive heart failure and renal failure, in Grossmont Gardens nursing home, La Mesa, San Diego County, Calif., July 9, 2007 (age 100 years, 70 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Norman Kingsley Mailer (1923-2007) — also known as Norman Mailer — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., January 31, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; novelist, essayist, magazine editor, Hollywood screenwriter, director, and actor; among the founders of the Village Voice newspaper newspaper in New York City; in November, 1960, while drunk at a party, he stabbed and wounded his wife, Adele; he was arrested and held for psychiatric evaluation, and eventually pleaded guilty to third-degree assault; arrested and jailed in 1967 in connection with an antiwar protest; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1969. Jewish ancestry. Won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1969 and for fiction in 1980. Died, from acute renal failure, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 10, 2007 (age 84 years, 283 days). Interment at Provincetown Cemetery, Provincetown, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Barnett 'Barney' Mailer and Fanny (Schneider) Mailer; married 1944 to Beatrice 'Bea' Silverman (divorced 1952); married 1954 to Adele Morales (divorced 1962); married 1962 to Jeanne Campbell (divorced 1963); married 1963 to Beverly Bentley (divorced 1980); married 1980 to Carol Stevens (divorced 1980); married 1981 to Norris Church (1949-2010); father of Michael Mailer (film producer).
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Norman Mailer: The Executioner's Song — The Fight
  Fiction by Norman Mailer: The Deer Park — The Naked and the Dead — An American Dream — The Gospel According to the Son
  Books about Norman Mailer: Mary V. Dearborn, Mailer : A Biography — Barry H. Leeds, The Enduring Vision of Norman Mailer — Carl Rollyson, The Lives of Norman Mailer : A Biography — Jennifer Bailey, Norman Mailer: Quick Change Artist
  Critical books about Norman Mailer: Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37)
  John Logan Cashin, Jr. (1928-2011) — also known as John L. Cashin, Jr. — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala.; Washington, D.C. Born in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., April 16, 1928. Democrat. Dentist; candidate for mayor of Huntsville, Ala., 1964; National Democratic candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1970. African ancestry. Convicted of theft and perjury in 1982; served 17 months in federal prison. Died, of renal failure and pneumonia, in Specialty Hospital of Washington-Hadley, Washington, D.C., March 21, 2011 (age 82 years, 339 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1958 to John Carpenter (died 1997); married 1998 to Louise White; grandson of Herschel Cashin (1836?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Jack Kevorkian (1928-2011) — also known as "Dr. Death" — Born in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., May 26, 1928. Physician; euthanasia advocate whose campaign of assisted suicides of terminally ill patients in 1989-99 brought him national publicity; his medical license was revoked in 1990; he faced numerous murder charges starting in 1993; acquitted by juries several times; convicted in 1999 and sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison; released in 2007; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 2008. Atheist. Armenian ancestry. Died, from kidney and heart problems, in Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich., June 3, 2011 (age 83 years, 8 days). Interment at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Levon Kevorkian.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Edward Abramson (1920-2012) — also known as Eddie Abramson — of Howard Beach, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 21, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state assembly 32nd District, 1973-90; defeated in primary, 1990; Majority Whip, 1985-90. Jewish. Died, from pneumonia and kidney failure, in Chiangmai, Thailand, May 10, 2012 (age 91 years, 232 days). Interment somewhere in Israel.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Abramson and Mollie Abramson; married 1948 to Gloria Schwartz.
  Major Robert Odell Owens (1936-2013) — also known as Major R. Owens — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Collierville, Shelby County, Tenn., June 28, 1936. Democrat. Librarian; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1975-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004; U.S. Representative from New York, 1983-2007 (12th District 1983-93, 11th District 1993-2007). Baptist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Died, from renal failure and heart failure, in New York University Langone Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 21, 2013 (age 77 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ezekiel Owens and Edna Owens; married 1956 to Ethel Werfel; married to Maria Cuprill; father of Chris Owens (1966?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
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