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  Jacob Babbitt (1809-1862) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., May 9, 1809. Democrat. Banker; cotton manufacturer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1850; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1860; major in the Union Army during the Civil War. Shot and wounded (in a "friendly fire" accident) during the Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Va., and died ten days later, in Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, Va., December 23, 1862 (age 53 years, 228 days). Interment at Juniper Hill Cemetery, Bristol, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Babbitt (1769-1850) and Bathsheba (Stoddard) Babbitt (1773-1852); married, October 7, 1826, to Abby Eliza Briggs (1808-1882); first cousin once removed of Elijah Babbitt (1795-1887) and George Henry Babbitt; first cousin twice removed of Francis Sanford Babbitt.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Know this, if I fall, it will be in defense of our beloved Constitution."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Clark Gilbert (1818-1864) — also known as Henry C. Gilbert — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Born in Salina (now part of Syracuse), Onondaga County, N.Y., July 14, 1818. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1849; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1852; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Mortally wounded at the battle of Resaca, Georgia, and died nine days later at the Military Hospital, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., May 24, 1864 (age 45 years, 315 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Mich.
  Michael Cook (1828-1864) — of Rice County, Minn. Born in Morris County, N.J., March 17, 1828. Carpenter; member of Minnesota state senate, 1857-62 (5th District 1857-60, 8th District 1861-62); major in the Union Army during the Civil War. Wounded in the Civil War battle of Nashville, and died eleven days later in the Cumberland field hospital, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., December 27, 1864 (age 36 years, 285 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Faribault, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Cook (1787-1880) and Nellie Louisa (Courter) Cook (1793-1845).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Thomas Jefferson Boynton (1838-1871) — also known as Thomas J. Boynton — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio, August 31, 1838. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1861-63; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1864-70; resigned 1870. Died, in Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1871 (age 32 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also federal judicial profile
  John Smith Phelps (1814-1886) — also known as John S. Phelps — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., December 22, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County, 1840-41; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1845-63 (at-large 1845-47, 5th District 1847-53, 6th District 1853-63); colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Missouri, 1877-81. Died, in Sisters' Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 20, 1886 (age 71 years, 333 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Phelps and Lucy (Smith) Phelps (1791-1847); married 1837 to Mary Whitney; grandson of Noah Phelps; second cousin of Norman A. Phelps; second cousin once removed of William Walter Phelps; second cousin twice removed of Sheffield Phelps; second cousin thrice removed of Phelps Phelps; third cousin of Amos Pettibone and George Smith Catlin; third cousin once removed of Augustus Pettibone, Gaylord Griswold, Hezekiah Case, Rufus Pettibone, Charles Jenkins Hayden and Asahel Pierson Case; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Allen Jacob Holcomb, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Carl Trumbull Hayden; third cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Alexander Royal Wheeler and Donald Barr Chidsey; fourth cousin of Parmenio Adams and Augustus Herman Pettibone; fourth cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Benjamin Trumbull, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Lancelot Phelps, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Edmund Holcomb, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Hiram Bidwell Case, Peter Augustus Porter, Selah Merrill and Timothy E. Griswold.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Phelps County, Mo. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John C. Niglutsch (d. 1887) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Clerk at Castle Garden; organist; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1882. Suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, apparently while in a paranoid state, and died soon after, in Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1887. Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Isaac Bell, Jr. (1846-1889) — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 6, 1846. Democrat. Cotton broker; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1885-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1888. Died, from complications of typhoid fever, and pyaemia, in St. Luke's Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1889 (age 42 years, 75 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Bell; married 1878 to Jeanette Gordon Bennett (daughter of James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872; founder, New York Herald)).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Palmer Usher (1816-1889) — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind.; Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Born in Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., January 9, 1816. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1850-51; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1856; Indiana state attorney general, 1861-62; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1863-65. Died of cancer at University Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 13, 1889 (age 73 years, 94 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Usher (1786-1865) and Lucy (Palmer) Usher (1791-1870); married, January 26, 1844, to Margaret Patterson; first cousin once removed of Jonathan Usher; second cousin of Robert Cleveland Usher; second cousin twice removed of Rollin Usher Tyler; third cousin of Francis Landon Cleveland and Roland Greene Usher; third cousin once removed of Grover Cleveland and James Harlan Cleveland; third cousin twice removed of Ephraim Safford, Isaiah Kidder, Samuel Lord, James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. and Richard Folsom Cleveland; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Charles Stetson, James Safford, Luther Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Preston Taulbee (1851-1890) — also known as William P. Taulbee — of Salyersville, Magoffin County, Ky. Born in Morgan County, Ky., October 22, 1851. Democrat. Ordained minister; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1885-89. Shot and mortally wounded, by Charles E. Kincaid, a journalist with whom he had quarreled, in the U.S. Capitol Building, and died eleven days later at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 11, 1890 (age 38 years, 140 days). Kincaid pleaded self-defense and was found not guilty of murder in 1891. Interment a private or family graveyard, Morgan County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Harrison Taulbee (1824-1905) and Mary Ann (Wilson) Taulbee (1831-1916); married to Lou Emma Oney (1852-1903).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Patrick Hagan (1846-1893) — also known as Edward P. Hagan; Eddy Hagan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 1, 1846. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1879-80, 1885-89; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1892-93; died in office 1893. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, following a laparotomy for an intestinal obstruction, in Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., February 20, 1893 (age 47 years, 19 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Powell) Hagan; married, July 24, 1877, to Ellen Matthews.
  Newton Woodward Hall (1864-1893) — also known as Newton W. Hall — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Birmingham, England, 1864. Vice-Consul for Ecuador in San Francisco, Calif., 1891-93; Vice-Consul for Honduras in San Francisco, Calif., 1891-93. English ancestry. During an altercation with Edward A. Gillespie, he fell or was thrown down a flight of stairs, suffered a skull fracture, and died soon after at Receiving Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., November 27, 1893 (age about 29 years). Gillespie was arrested and charged with murder, but acquitted at trial in 1894. While in the hospital, Hall also received a probably fatal dose of opium. Burial location unknown.
  Claude Nicholas Riopelle (c.1845-1894) — also known as Claude N. Riopelle — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1869-70. French ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in Grace Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 24, 1894 (age about 49 years). Interment at Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Dominic Riopelle (1818-1883) and Elizabeth (Gouin) Riopelle (c.1825-1879); second cousin of Hyacinthe F. Riopelle; second cousin once removed of Charles Hyacinthe Riopelle (1860-1931) and Oscar Alexander Riopelle.
  Political family: Riopelle family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles Stewart Charles Stewart (1836-1895) — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., May 30, 1836. Democrat. Delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Texas state senate, 1878-82; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1883-93. Died in Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 21, 1895 (age 59 years, 114 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Rachel Barry (1841-1918).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Henry Woltman (d. 1895) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1867, 1869; candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1871. "Right-hand man" to Tammany leader Richard Croker. Died, from heart disease, in Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Louis Charles Latham (1840-1895) — also known as Louis C. Latham — of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C.; Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Born in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., September 11, 1840. Democrat. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1864; member of North Carolina state senate, 1870; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1881-83, 1887-89. Died in Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 16, 1895 (age 55 years, 35 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Greenville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Latham (1811-1893) and Ann Taylor (Walker) Latham (1818-1857); father of Charles Louis Latham.
  Political family: Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pierce Manning Butler Young (1836-1896) — also known as Pierce M. B. Young — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Born in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C., November 15, 1836. Democrat. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1868-69, 1870-75 (6th District 1868-69, 7th District 1870-75); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee), 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1885-86; U.S. Minister to Guatemala, 1893-96; Honduras, 1893-96. Died in Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., July 6, 1896 (age 59 years, 234 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cartersville, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Edmund Bacon (1830-1897) — also known as John E. Bacon — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1830. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Paraguay, 1885-88; Uruguay, 1885-88; U.S. Minister to Uruguay, 1888; Paraguay, 1888. Died, in Columbia Hospital, Columbia, Richland County, S.C., February 19, 1897 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, October 1, 1859, to Rebecca Calhoun Pickens (daughter of Francis Wilkinson Pickens (1805-1869)).
  Political families: Butler family of Edgefield, South Carolina; Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Dudley Chipley (1840-1897) — also known as W. D. Chipley — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., June 6, 1840. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; fought against Reconstruction along with other members of the Ku Klux Klan; he was among those implicated in the murder of George W. Ashburn in in 1868; tried in a military court, but Georgia's re-admission to the Union ended military jurisdiction, so he and his co-defendants were released; general manager of the Pensacola Railroad; successfully promoted the construction of the Pensacola and Atlanta Railroad in 1881-83; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1884, 1892; mayor of Pensacola, Fla., 1887-88; member of Florida state senate, 1895-97. Died in a hospital at Washington, D.C., December 1, 1897 (age 57 years, 178 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. William Stout Chipley (1810-1880) and Elizabeth (Fannin) Chipley (1819-1873); brother of Stephen Fannin Chipley (1838-1898); married to Ann Elizabeth Billups (1848-1910).
  The city of Chipley, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Isaac Cox (c.1825-1898) — of Josephine County, Ore.; Siskiyou County, Calif. Born in Massachusetts, about 1825. Member of Oregon state legislature, 1864-68. Died, from heart disease in the Sonoma County Hospital, Sonoma County, Calif., July 16, 1898 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
  Stevenson Archer (1828-1898) — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., February 28, 1828. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1854; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1867-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1868, 1876; Maryland state treasurer, 1886-90; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1887-89. In April, 1890, following an investigation which revealed a shortage of $132,000, he was arrested, removed from office as State Treasurer, and charged with embezzlement. He pleaded guilty and wrote to the court: "No part of the State's money or securities was ever used by me in gambling, stock speculation, or for political purposes; nor have I at this time one dollar of it left." Sentenced to five years in prison. Due to his failing health, was pardoned by Gov. Frank Brown in May 1894. Died, in Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore, Md., August 2, 1898 (age 70 years, 155 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Churchville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Stevenson Archer (1786-1848); grandson of John Archer.
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas Joseph Bradley (1870-1901) — also known as Thomas J. Bradley — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 2, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1897-1901. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from cirrhosis of the liver, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 1, 1901 (age 31 years, 89 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nicholas Fish (1848-1902) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 19, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Switzerland, 1877-81; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1882-85; banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Quarreled with Thomas J. Sharkey, a private detective, on the second floor of the Ehrhardt Brothers saloon; Sharkey struck him, so that he fell down the stairs into the street with a skull fracture; died the next day, without regaining consciousness, at Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 16, 1902 (age 54 years, 209 days). Sharkey was later convicted of second-degree manslaughter and sentenced to ten years in prison. Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893) and Julia (Kean) Fish (1816-1887); brother of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); married to Clemence S. Smith-Bryce; father of Hamilton Fish (1874-1898; sergeant in the U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, the "Rough Riders", in the Spanish-American war; killed in battle); uncle of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); grandson of Nicholas Fish; granduncle of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Philip Peter Livingston; great-granduncle of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; second great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston and Peter Van Brugh Livingston; second great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; third great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-grandson of Pieter Stuyvesant and Pieter Van Brugh; fourth great-grandnephew of Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler and Johannes de Peyster; first cousin of John Kean (1852-1914) and Hamilton Fish Kean; first cousin once removed of Robert Winthrop Kean; first cousin twice removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873) and Thomas Howard Kean; first cousin thrice removed of Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin five times removed of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Johannes DePeyster, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright; second cousin twice removed of James Jay, John Jay, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Frederick Jay, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843), Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Matthew Clarkson and Henry Cruger; third cousin of Gilbert Livingston Thompson; third cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), James Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Guy Vernor Henry and Montgomery Schuyler, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; fourth cousin of John Jacob Astor III, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?); fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Maturin Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, George Washington Schuyler, Philip N. Schuyler, William Waldorf Astor (1848-1919), Herbert Livingston Satterlee, Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933), Robert Reginald Livingston, Bronson Murray Cutting and Brockholst Livingston.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  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
  William A. French (1849-1903) — also known as Billy French — of Dundee, Monroe County, Mich.; Bell, Presque Isle County, Mich. Born in Pelham, Ontario, March 2, 1849. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County 2nd District, 1883-84; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; Michigan land commissioner, 1894-1900; appointed 1894. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cancer, in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., February 28, 1903 (age 53 years, 363 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Dundee, Mich.
  Thomas A. Mangin (c.1860-1905) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1860. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1899. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1905 (age about 45 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  James Brennan (d. 1905) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1894. Died, in the Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., September 11, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Nathaniel P. Burruss (1844-1905) — of Norfolk, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., December 17, 1844. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; banker; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Norfolk, Va., 1865-77, 1900-01; his bank failed in 1897. While buying tickets at a railway office, he fell, suffered a severe hip injury, and was hospitalized; this was two hours before his daughter's cheduled wedding, on September 9, 1905; the wedding venue was hastily changed to his bedside; died less than 30 days later, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 6, 1905 (age 60 years, 293 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Cicero Burruss (1819-1885) and Adelaide Octavia (Charter) Burruss (1825-1874); married, September 15, 1868, to Magaret Walters Dey (1844-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Thomas Clark (1831-1905) — of Texas. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., June 29, 1831. Republican. U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1869-72. Died in a hospital, at New York, New York County, N.Y., October 12, 1905 (age 74 years, 105 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Champney Loomis (1834-1905) — also known as Henry C. Loomis — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Otto Township, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., March 16, 1834. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1896-98. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons; Elks; Redmen. Died in St. Mary's Hospital, Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., October 14, 1905 (age 71 years, 212 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Horace Austin (1831-1905) — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Mound, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Canterbury, Windham County, Conn., October 15, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Minnesota 6th District, 1865-69; Governor of Minnesota, 1870-74; member of Minnesota railroad and warehouse commission, 1887; appointed 1887. Died, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 2, 1905 (age 74 years, 18 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Adams, Jr. (1849-1906) — also known as Bertie Adams — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1849. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1883-86; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1889-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1893-1906; died in office 1906; drafted and introduced the declaration of war against Spain, 1898. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the Revolution; Sons of the War of 1812; Society of Colonial Wars. Despondent over heavy losses in stock speculation and the prospect of defeat at the polls, he killed himself by pistol shot, in his rooms at the Metropolitan Club, and died soon after in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 1, 1906 (age 57 years, 95 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George G. Sumner (1841-1906) — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hebron, Tolland County, Conn., January 14, 1841. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1867; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1878-80; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1883-85; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1887-88. Died, in a hospital at Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., September 20, 1906 (age 65 years, 249 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of David Gallup (1820?-?).
  William Hughes (1857-1906) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District 1906, but died before election. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Royal Arcanum; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, following appendicitis surgery, in St. Peter's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 2, 1906 (age about 49 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Hughes and Dorothy (Singer) Hughes.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John H. Ketcham John Henry Ketcham (1832-1906) — also known as John H. Ketcham — of Dover Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, N.Y., December 21, 1832. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1856-57; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1860-61; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York, 1865-73, 1877-93, 1897-1906 (12th District 1865-73, 13th District 1877-85, 16th District 1885-93, 18th District 1897-1903, 21st District 1903-06); defeated, 1872; died in office 1906; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1874-77; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1876, 1896. Suffered a fall about 1903, which affected his health, and died three years later, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 4, 1906 (age 73 years, 318 days). Interment at Valley View Cemetery, Dover Plains, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Henry B. Ketcham (1865-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Theodore Frelinghuysen Singiser (1845-1907) — of Idaho. Born in Churchtown, Cumberland County, Pa., March 15, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; secretary of Idaho Territory, 1880; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1883. Died in Mercy Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 23, 1907 (age 61 years, 314 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Lyman Warren Bliss (1836-1907) — also known as Lyman W. Bliss; "Doctor Joy" — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Peterboro, Madison County, N.Y., July 12, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; lumber business; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1879-81, 1888-89; defeated, 1890. Died in a hospital at San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 19, 1907 (age 70 years, 222 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Bliss (1803-1875) and Anna M. (Chaffee) Bliss (1807-1876); brother of Aaron Thomas Bliss (1837-1906); married, July 27, 1858, to Mary Jerome (1838-1872); married, September 18, 1877, to Harriett (Granger) Miller (died 1887); married, November 2, 1892, to May Cummiskey; third cousin of Frank Dickinson Blodgett.
  Political family: Blodgett-Whedon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James M. Varnum (1848-1907) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1848. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1879-80; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1889; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1890; New York County Surrogate, 1899. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Society of Colonial Wars. Badly injured when his car collided with a streetcar, and died soon after, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1907 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Mary Witherspoon Dickey.
Asbury C. Latimer Asbury Churchwell Latimer (1851-1908) — also known as Asbury C. Latimer — of Belton, Anderson County, S.C. Born near Lowndesville, Abbeville County, S.C., July 31, 1851. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Anderson County Democratic Party, 1890-93; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1893-1903; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1903-08; died in office 1908. Methodist. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., February 20, 1908 (age 56 years, 204 days). Interment at Belton Cemetery, Belton, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Clement Theophilus Latimer (1818-1876) and Frances Beulah (Young) Latimer (1821-1875); married, June 26, 1877, to Sara Alice Brown (1857-1939); father of Mamie Latimer (1881-1956; daughter-in-law of Robert Middleton Heard (1836-1910)).
  Political family: Heard family of Elberton, Georgia.
  The Latimer Memorial United Methodist Church, in Belton, South Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Albert Ferrier (1848-1908) — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Carcassonne, France, June 29, 1848. Accountant; Galveston city auditor; Consul for Central America in Galveston, Tex., 1898; Consul for Honduras in Galveston, Tex., 1899; Consul for Nicaragua in Galveston, Tex., 1899-1901. French ancestry. He was found wandering in St. Louis, well-dressed but suffering from amnesia and confusion; police identified him from letters and tickets in his pocket; died about three weeks later, in a hospital at St. Louis, Mo., August 31, 1908 (age 60 years, 63 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vicente Guerra (1850-1909) — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Ruenes, Asturias, Spain, March 7, 1850. Naturalized U.S. citizen; cigar manufacturer; Consular Agent for France in Tampa, Fla., 1898-1907; Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Tampa, Fla., 1900-07. Catholic. Spanish ancestry. Died, in St. Luke Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., January 9, 1909 (age 58 years, 308 days). Interment at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Fla.
  Relatives: Married, October 1, 1879, to Margarita Newshaffer (1864-1935); father of Elvira Guerra (1885-1984; who married George Wilder Hardee (1872-1943)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ebenezer Madden Kerr (1841-1909) — also known as E. M. Kerr — of Elkton, Hickory County, Mo. Born in Marion County, Ohio, August 30, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1891-94, 1909; died in office 1909. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, from pneumonia, in St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 27, 1909 (age 67 years, 181 days). Interment at Lehman Cemetery, Elkton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Kerr and Jane (Madden) Kerr; married, May 1, 1866, to Elmira Keen (1845-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel June Barrows (1845-1909) — also known as Samuel J. Barrows — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 26, 1845. Republican. Secretary to William H. Seward, 1867-69; pastor; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 10th District, 1897-99; defeated, 1898. Unitarian. Died, of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., April 21, 1909 (age 63 years, 330 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Married, June 28, 1867, to Isabel Chapin Hayes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis Wellington Cushman (1867-1909) — also known as Francis W. Cushman; "Abe Lincoln of the Pacific Coast" — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, May 8, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Washington, 1899-1909 (at-large 1899-1909, 2nd District 1909); died in office 1909. Died, of pneumonia, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 6, 1909 (age 42 years, 59 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Patrick H. McCarren Patrick Henry McCarren (1849-1909) — also known as Patrick H. McCarren; "Friend of the Sugar Trust" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in East Cambridge, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., June 18, 1849. Democrat. Cooper; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 6th District, 1882-83, 1889; member of New York state senate, 1890-93, 1896-1909 (4th District 1890-93, 7th District 1896-1909); died in office 1909; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1904. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Political boss who dominated Brooklyn politics for twenty years. Died, from intestinal degeneration, complicated by appendicitis and myocarditis, in St. Catherine's Hospital, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 23, 1909 (age 60 years, 127 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Patrick Henry
  Relatives: Married to Catherine M. 'Katie' Hogan (1854-1883).
  McCarren Park (opened 1906 as Greenpoint Park; renamed in 1909), in Brooklyn, New York, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Edward Theodore Bartlett (1841-1910) — also known as Edward T. Bartlett — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Skaneateles, Onondaga County, N.Y., June 14, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1891; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1894-1910; died in office 1910. French and English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Union League. Died, of heart disease, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., May 3, 1910 (age 68 years, 323 days). Interment somewhere in Skaneateles, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Levi Bartlett (physician) and Harriette Elizabeth (Hopkins) Bartlett; great-grandson of Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795).
  Political family: Bartlett-O'Rear family of Frankfort, Kentucky.
  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
  Wallace Turner Foote, Jr. (1864-1910) — also known as Wallace T. Foote, Jr. — of Port Henry, Essex County, N.Y. Born in Port Henry, Essex County, N.Y., April 7, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; iron manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1910 (age 46 years, 254 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Port Henry, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Wallace T. Foote (iron manufacturer); married 1892 to Mary Witherbee (sister of Frank S. Witherbee (1852?-?)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Ernest Goddard (1847-1911) — also known as Alfred E. Goddard — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., July 28, 1847. Republican. Postmaster at Essex, Conn., 1892-96, 1900-11. Baptist. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died, from stomach trouble, in St. Raphael's Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 11, 1911 (age 63 years, 318 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Essex, Conn.
  Relatives: Father of Grace Walton Goddard (1871-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James A. Rierdon (c.1866-1911) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1866. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1899-1901. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 22, 1911 (age about 45 years). Burial location unknown.
  John E. Mullally (1875-1912) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in 1875. Saloon keeper; member of California state assembly 30th District, 1911-12; died in office 1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Attacked by three masked holdup men in his saloon, shot, mortally wounded, and died soon after, in Central Emergency Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., January 15, 1912 (age about 36 years). Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Marshall Hanger (1833-1912) — also known as Marshall Hanger — Born near Waynesboro, Augusta County, Va., November 12, 1833. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1869-76; Speaker of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1876; U.S. Consul in Bermuda, 1894-98. Died, of intestinal paralysis and gangrene, in King's Daughters Hospital, Staunton, Va., August 26, 1912 (age 78 years, 288 days). Interment at Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Hanger (1795-1869) and Martha Elizabeth 'Patsy' (Crawford) Hanger (1797-1864).
  James Warren Houghton (1856-1913) — also known as James W. Houghton — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Corinth, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 1, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1899-1913; appointed 1899; died in office 1913. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in a private hospital at Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 14, 1913 (age 56 years, 166 days). Interment at Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1884 to Elizabeth M. Smith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wilson Brown (c.1861-1913) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born about 1861. Real estate operator; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1900. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1913 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Herbert Warren Ladd (1843-1913) — also known as Herbert W. Ladd — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., October 15, 1843. Newspaper reporter; dry goods merchant; Governor of Rhode Island, 1889-90, 1891-92. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Butler Hospital, Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1913 (age 70 years, 45 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Ladd and Lucy Washburn (Kingman) Ladd; married, May 25, 1870, to Emma Burrows.
  Ladd Observatory, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Gunn Bremner (1874-1914) — also known as Robert G. Bremner — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Keiss, Caithness, Scotland, December 17, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1913-14; died in office 1914. Scottish ancestry. Afflicted with cancer, which spread from his neck to his left shoulder, he was treated with then-experimental radiation therapy. National news media followed his progress in detail for weeks. In Dr. Howard A. Kelley's hospital, tubes containing $100,000 worth of radium (almost half of the entire U.S. supply) were temporarily inserted into the tumor. The treatment was unsuccessful and probably harmful, and he died, in Baltimore, Md., February 5, 1914 (age 39 years, 50 days). Interment at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Granville G. Ames (1852-1914) — also known as Grandville G. Ames — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis., 1852. Lawyer; Consul for Costa Rica in Portland, Ore., 1896-1907. Died, in Emanuel Hospital, Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 31, 1914 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Ames and Roana (Witt) Ames; married 1880 to Alma Muzzy (died 1894); married 1904 to Minnie B. Robb.
  Emmett Robinson Wooten (1878-1915) — also known as Emmett R. Wooten — of Kinston, Lenoir County, N.C. Born in Fort Barnwell, Craven County, N.C., November 2, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Lenoir County, 1909-15; died in office 1915; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1915; died in office 1915. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Injured in an automobile accident, suffered traumatic pneumonia, and died, in Rex Hospital, Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., February 27, 1915 (age 36 years, 117 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Kinston, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Council Wooten (1848-1901) and Mary (Cobb) Wooten (1850-1936); married, April 20, 1904, to Nannie Griffin Cox (1878-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Edgar Littlefield (1851-1915) — also known as Charles E. Littlefield — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lebanon, York County, Maine, June 21, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1885-88; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1887-88; Maine state attorney general, 1889-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1892, 1896; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1899-1908; defeated (People's), 1898; resigned 1908. Died, from an embolism ten days after surgery, in the Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1915 (age 63 years, 315 days). Interment at Achorn Cemetery, Rockland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Hobbs Littlefield and Mary (Stevens) Littlefield; married, February 18, 1878, to Clara Ayer; third cousin twice removed of Nathaniel Swett Littlefield (1804-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Heminway Michelson (1878-1915) — also known as Albert H. Michelson — Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., January 16, 1878. U.S. Consular Agent in Charleroi, 1901-06; U.S. Consul in Turin, 1906-12; Hanover, 1912-15, died in office 1915. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital at Cologne (Köln), Germany, June 9, 1915 (age 37 years, 144 days). Burial location unknown.
  Albert Edward Crabtree (1860-1915) — also known as Albert E. Crabtree — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Canada, 1860. Auctioneer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 31st District, 1898. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in St. Francis Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 8, 1915 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, February 17, 1890, to Annie C. Clark.
  Thomas Henry Anderson (1848-1916) — also known as Thomas H. Anderson — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, June 6, 1848. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1889-92; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1899-1901; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1901-16; died in office 1916. Died, in a hospital at Denver, Colo., September 30, 1916 (age 68 years, 116 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Anderson and Amelia (Dallas) Anderson; married 1879 to Laura B. Augustine.
  See also federal judicial profile — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Sylvanus Allee (1852-1916) — also known as William S. Allee — of High Point, Moniteau County, Mo.; Olean, Miller County, Mo. Born in Moniteau County, Mo., January 20, 1852. Democrat. Physician; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; member of Missouri state senate 27th District, 1909-16; died in office 1916. Died, following surgery for intestinal obstruction, in Wesley Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., October 9, 1916 (age 64 years, 263 days). Interment at Olean Cemetery, Olean, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James William Vardaman Allee (1832-1875) and Sabrena (Bowlin) Allee (1834-1852); married 1875 to Laura Cyrena Huston (1851-1926); first cousin of William Joseph Allee (1860-1937); first cousin once removed of Henry Etna Allee; fourth cousin once removed of Elbert Spencer Miner.
  Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  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
  Valentine Rettig (1846-1917) — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, June 11, 1846. Republican. Grocer; meat dealer; hotelier; beer bottler; mayor of Corning, N.Y., 1905-07. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Maccabees. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in Corning Hospital, Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., March 17, 1917 (age 70 years, 279 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Valentine Rettig and Anna (Olenslager) Rettig; married 1870 to Mary Kriger.
  Will H. Parry (1864-1917) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 29, 1864. Newspaper editor and publisher; treasurer and manager, Moran Shipbuilding Co., 1900-15; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1915-17; died in office 1917. Episcopalian. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Union League. Died, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., April 21, 1917 (age 52 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Parry and Elizabeth (Gillette) Parry; married, January 15, 1891, to Harriet Phelps.
  Alexander Caldwell (1830-1917) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Drakes Ferry, Huntingdon County, Pa., March 1, 1830. Republican. Banker; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1871-73; resigned 1873. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 19, 1917 (age 87 years, 79 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of James Caldwell.
  The city of Caldwell, Kansas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Henry W. Knight (c.1846-1917) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Maine, about 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; publishing business; president, Young Men's Republican Club of Brooklyn, 1884. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, in Pilcher Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 2, 1917 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  John Alden Thayer (1857-1917) — also known as John A. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 22, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1911-13; defeated, 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; postmaster at Worcester, Mass., 1915-17. Died, in Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 31, 1917 (age 59 years, 221 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Thayer and Caroline Maria (Capron) Thayer (1826-1908); third cousin twice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Staley N. Wood; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer (1820-1906) and James Abram Garfield.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Shirley M. Crawford (1872-1917) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 5, 1872. Republican. Actor; newspaper writer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; law partner of Augustus E. Willson; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Louisville, Ky., 1901-07; in February 1905, amidst a controversy over the appointment of a new Colonel, a military court of inquiry was convened to investigate the officers of the First Kentucky regiment, including a Major and six Captains, for willful disobedience; all were releived of duty, but Capt. Crawford was singled out as "an agitator and fomenter of strife, disloyal and insubordinate to his superior officers," and ordered court-martialed; secretary-treasurer and director, Kentucky-Arizona Copper Company (engaged in mining and smelting). Hit by a car while crossing a street, suffered a fractured leg and pneumonia, and died two weeks later, in German Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., September 6, 1917 (age 45 years, 32 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, September 20, 1902, to Reina Melcher (divorced 1906).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gilbert S. Gilbertson (1863-1917) — of Winnebago County, Iowa. Born in Spring Grove, Houston County, Minn., October 17, 1863. Iowa state treasurer, 1901-07. Died, in Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, November 24, 1917 (age 54 years, 38 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Belle Whitney (1866-1937); nephew of Teman Gilbertson (1837-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Hughes (1872-1918) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, April 3, 1872. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; stenographer; lawyer; candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1901; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1903-05, 1907-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker), 1916 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); county judge in New Jersey, 1912; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1913-18; died in office 1918. Irish ancestry. Died, of sepsis from a tooth infection, complicated by bronchial pneumonia, in a hospital, at Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., January 30, 1918 (age 45 years, 302 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas P. Hughes (1836-1910) and Ellen (McKee) Hughes (1843-1920); married, July 16, 1898, to Margaret Hughes (1875-1922).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  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
  Gustavo Preston (1856-1918) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Swampscott, Essex County, Mass. Born in Arroyo Municipio, Puerto Rico, August 1, 1856. Sugar and molasses importer; Consul for Ecuador in Boston, Mass., 1889-1907; Consul for Argentina in Boston, Mass., 1898. Died, from stomach cancer, in Massachusetts Homeopathic Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 15, 1918 (age 62 years, 14 days). Interment at Swampscott Cemetery, Swampscott, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Francis W. 'Frank' Preston and Emma (Lepelleux) Preston; married, June 8, 1887, to Emma (DeLaski) Blake (died 1914); married, December 29, 1915, to Florence E. Shaw (1878-1964).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Emerson Bristol Terhune (1893-1918) — also known as Emerson Terhune — of Frederic, Crawford County, Mich.; Buckley, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Peck, Sanilac County, Mich., August 12, 1893. Candidate for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1914. Died, from pneumonia, as a soldier in the base hospital, Camp Custer, Charleston Township, Kalamazoo County, Mich., October 13, 1918 (age 25 years, 62 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Frederic, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Gillespy Terhune (1846-1924) and Deborah J. (Knisley) Terhune (1855-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Michael Joseph Gill (1864-1918) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in New York, December 5, 1864. Democrat. Glass blower; glass manufacturing business; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1914-15; defeated, 1898 (10th District), 1912 (12th District), 1916 (12th District). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from influenza and bronchial pneumonia, in St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1918 (age 53 years, 331 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Gill and Margaret (O'Toole) Gill; married, May 27, 1891, to Agnes Strubel (1868-1940).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — 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
  McLain Jones (1855-1919) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Decatur, Macon County, Ill., February 13, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; real estate business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1911-12, 1919; died in office 1919. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died two days later, in St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., January 23, 1919 (age 63 years, 344 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 3, 1885, to Mary Elizabeth Abbott (1866-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Patterson Borland (1867-1919) — also known as William P. Borland — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., October 14, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1909-19; died in office 1919. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in U.S. Army Field Hospital No. 31, near Coblenz (Koblenz), Germany, February 20, 1919 (age 51 years, 129 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Patterson Borland and Elizabeth (Hassan) Borland; married, April 27, 1904, to Ona Winants.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Fred Lockwood Keeler (1872-1919) — also known as Fred L. Keeler — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Sharon Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 4, 1872. Republican. School teacher; college professor; Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1913-19; appointed 1913; died in office 1919. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, from cardiac dilitation, in St. Joseph Sanitarium (hospital), Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 4, 1919 (age 46 years, 274 days). Interment at Grass Lake East Cemetery, Grass Lake, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Mathew E. Keeler and Anna (Osborn) Keeler; married, November 29, 1894, to Bertina 'Birdie' Bliss (1872-1945); second cousin once removed of Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, David Munson Osborne and John Sherman.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Bacon (1860-1919) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 5, 1860. Republican. Financier; U.S. Secretary of State, 1909; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1909-12; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1916; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Presbyterian. English ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, from infection following surgery for mastoiditis, in the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 29, 1919 (age 58 years, 328 days). Original interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; reinterment at Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Bacon (1823-1906) and Emily C. (Low) Bacon (1835-1871); married, October 10, 1883, to Martha Waldron Cowdin (1860-1940); father of Robert Low Bacon and Gaspar Griswold Bacon (1886-1947).
  Political family: Bacon family of Westbury, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Pue Gorman, Jr. (1873-1919) — also known as Arthur P. Gorman, Jr. — of Laurel, Prince George's County, Md. Born in Howard County, Md., March 27, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state senate, 1904-10; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (speaker). Presbyterian. Died, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., September 3, 1919 (age 46 years, 160 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Hannah (Donnegan) Gorman (1836-1910) and Arthur Pue Gorman (1839-1906); married, November 27, 1900, to Grace James Norris (1874-1974; daughter of James Lawson Norris).
  Political family: Gorman-Norris family of Laurel, Maryland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Platt Howard (1868-1920) — also known as Arthur P. Howard — of Salem, Essex County, Mass.; West Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 16, 1868. Mayor of Salem, Mass., 1910. Died, in New Haven Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., January 10, 1920 (age 51 years, 25 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Platt Howard and Elizabeth (Andrews) Howard; second cousin once removed of Zenas Ferry Moody; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Clark Chapin (1848-1936).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Nathaniel Wheeler Bishop (1865-1920) — also known as Nathaniel W. Bishop — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in 1865. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Despondent due to a lengthy illness, he stabbed himself in the chest, and died soon afterward at Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., April 4, 1920 (age about 54 years). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Darius Bishop (1827-1904) and Julia Ann (Tomlinson) Bishop; brother of Henry Alfred Bishop; married to Annie Warner; nephew of Russell Tomlinson.
  Political family: Bishop-Tomlinson family of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  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
  Edward D. Roberts (1864-1920) — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Cambria, Columbia County, Wis., July 18, 1864. Republican. California state treasurer, 1911-15; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, three days after surgery for acute appendicitis, at Ramona Hospital, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., August 4, 1920 (age 56 years, 17 days). Entombed at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Hampton Fithian (1873-1920) — also known as J. Hampton Fithian — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Born in Greenwich, Cumberland County, N.J., December 16, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Cumberland County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1899-1914; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1917-19. Died, from an abscess, in Bridgeton Hospital, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J., August 29, 1920 (age 46 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Patterson Fithian (1850-1926) and Margaret (Stetser) Fithian (1850-1898); first cousin thrice removed of Reuben Fithian; second cousin twice removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr.; second cousin thrice removed of Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer; third cousin once removed of Alexander Robeson Fithian; third cousin twice removed of James Ezra Sayers and Mary Estelle Sayers; fourth cousin of Charles Grant Garrison and Lindley Miller Garrison; fourth cousin once removed of George Hires (1835-1911), Benjamin Franklin Hires, Albert Harwood Sayers and Jane Sayers.
  Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Charles F. Van_de_Water Charles Franklin Van de Water (1872-1920) — also known as Charles F. Van de Water — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hobart, Delaware County, N.Y., October 10, 1872. Republican. Real estate developer; bank director; elected U.S. Representative from California 9th District 1920, but died before taking office. Methodist. While driving in a dense fog, he collided with a truck parked on the road, and died soon after, in Pomona Valley Hospital, Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 20, 1920 (age 48 years, 41 days). His secretary, Janice Luebben, was also killed, and others in his car were injured. The truck driver, Carlyle Hughes, was later convicted of criminal negligence for leaving the truck on the road. Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jane Bertha 'Jennie' (Wilde) Van de Water (1831-1915) and Rev. Isaac Randolph Van de Water; married 1904 to Edith Weir Van de Water (1874-1961).
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
  George Washington Fithian (1854-1921) — also known as George W. Fithian — of Newton, Jasper County, Ill. Born near Willow Hill, Jasper County, Ill., July 4, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney, 1876-84; U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1889-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916, 1920; member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1919. Died of pneumonia, in a hospital at Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., January 21, 1921 (age 66 years, 201 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Newton, Ill.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Glover Fithian (1818-1861) and Mary Ann (Catt) Fithian (1820-1904); married to Mary A. Martin (1858-1920); third cousin twice removed of Reuben Fithian; fourth cousin once removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr., James Ezra Sayers (1845-1926) and Mary Estelle Sayers.
  Political family: Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Jones (1862-1921) — of Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio; Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, December 12, 1862. Republican. Coal operator; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908, 1920 (alternate). Welsh ancestry. Died, from stomach cancer, in Grant Hospital, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, February 3, 1921 (age 58 years, 53 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Jackson, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Lola Williams (1866-1956).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Franklin Knight Lane (1864-1921) — also known as Franklin K. Lane — of San Francisco, Calif.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born near Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, July 15, 1864. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; candidate for Governor of California, 1902; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1906-13; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1913-20. Died, of a heart attack 12 days after appendicitis surgery, at the Mayo Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., May 18, 1921 (age 56 years, 307 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. C. S. Lane and C. W. H. Lane; married, April 11, 1893, to Anne Wintermute.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Edward Douglass White (1845-1921) — of Louisiana. Born near Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, La., November 3, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Louisiana state senate, 1874; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1879-80; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1891-94; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1894-1910; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1910-21; died in office 1921. Catholic. Died, following unspecified surgery, at Garfield Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 19, 1921 (age 75 years, 197 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Douglass White; grandson of James White (1749-1809).
  Political family: White family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Edward Douglass White: Robert Baker Highsaw, Edward Douglass White: Defender of the Conservative Faith
  Michael J. Dady (c.1850-1921) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1850. Republican. Contractor; Presidential Elector for New York, 1900, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 2, 1921 (age about 71 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Jonathan Wyckoff Jonathan Wyckoff (1846-1921) — of Navarino, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Navarino, Onondaga County, N.Y., March 28, 1846. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 2nd District, 1893-94. Member, Grange. Died, in the Homeopathic Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 3, 1921 (age 75 years, 159 days). Interment at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Navarino, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Austin Jonathan Wyckoff (1813-1879) and Rebecca (Eggleston) Wyckoff (1818-1905); married, January 27, 1869, to Emma Jeanette Beebe (1848-1915).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York State Legislative Souvenir (1893)
  Arnon Lyon Squiers (1869-1921) — also known as Arnon L. Squiers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Sherburne, Chenango County, N.Y., October 6, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1920-21; died in office 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Bar Association. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in St. John's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 28, 1921 (age 52 years, 22 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James P. Squiers (1833-1905) and Ellen Waite (Lyon) Squiers (1844-1926); married, May 28, 1895, to Caroline E. Wylie (1867-1901); married 1902 to Gertrude May Cooper (1871-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John Kendrick Bangs John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Ogunquit, Wells, York County, Maine. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., May 27, 1862. Democrat. Magazine editor; author; playwright; candidate for mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1894; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1921. Died, from intestinal cancer, in City Hospital, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., January 21, 1922 (age 59 years, 239 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Francis N. Bangs and Amelia Francis (Bull) Bangs; married, March 3, 1886, to Agnes Lawson Hyde; married, April 27, 1904, to Mary Blakeney Gray.
  Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922
James A. Emerson James Alfred Emerson (1865-1922) — also known as James A. Emerson — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y., April 25, 1865. Republican. Lumber business; woollen manufacturer; steamboat business; hotel owner; banker; member of New York state senate, 1907-18 (32nd District 1907-08, 33rd District 1909-18); as an opponent of alcohol prohibition in 1918, he was called "wringing wet" (in contrast to prohibition advocates, who were "desert dry"). Became ill, from heart disease and gastritis, while on board the steamship Porto Rico, and died soon after, in Long Island Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 31, 1922 (age 56 years, 281 days). Interment at Warrensburg Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert C. Emerson (1829-1888) and Abigail J. (Woodward) Emerson (1829-1899); brother of Louis Woodard Emerson (1857-1924); married to Margaret Jane McGregor (1877-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Arthur H. Murphy (d. 1922) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Bronx County Democratic Party, 1913-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920. Died, following gallstone surgery, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1922. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Alexander Archibald (1869-1922) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Scotland, December, 1869. Mayor of Newark, N.J., 1921-22; died in office 1922. Scottish ancestry. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in the Eye and Ear Infirmary, Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 11, 1922 (age 52 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Archibald and Margaret Archibald.
  See also Wikipedia article
B. Harvey Carroll, Jr. Benajah Harvey Carroll, Jr. (1874-1922) — also known as B. Harvey Carroll, Jr. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., March 3, 1874. Minister; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Consul in Venice, 1914-17; Naples, 1918-19. Baptist. Member, Beta Theta Pi. Died, in the English Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar, Gibraltar, March 31, 1922 (age 48 years, 28 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Benajah Harvey Carroll (1843-1914) and Ellen Virginia (Bell) Carroll (1848-1897); married, August 6, 1895, to Daisy Crawford (1875-1928); second cousin once removed of Randolph Fitzhugh Carroll (1901-1969); fourth cousin of Edwin Lee Gavin; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Lee Gavin.
  Political family: Maness-Carroll-Caudle-Gavin family of Sanford, North Carolina.
  Epitaph: "Died in the service of his country."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
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)
  Fleming Duncan Cheshire (1849-1922) — also known as Fleming D. Cheshire — Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 4, 1849. Merchant; U.S. Vice Consul in Foochow, 1878; U.S. Consul General in Mukden, 1904-06; , 1906-12; Canton, 1912-15. Methodist. Died in a hospital at Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 13, 1922 (age 73 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
Charles F. Heilman Charles Frederick Heilman (c.1872-1922) — also known as Charles F. Heilman — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born about 1872. Republican. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1910-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Died, in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 6, 1922 (age about 50 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Image source: City of Evansville
  Peter Aloysius Hendrick (1858-1923) — also known as Peter A. Hendrick — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., July 8, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-20. Catholic. Died in a hospital at Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 10, 1923 (age 64 years, 217 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Hendrick and Catherine (Corcoran) Hendrick; brother of Michael J. Hendrick (1847-1922); married, April 27, 1881, to Julia Sherwood.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Mitchell Campbell (1856-1923) — also known as Thomas M. Campbell — of Palestine, Anderson County, Tex. Born in Rusk, Cherokee County, Tex., April 22, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; receiver, and later general manager, International and Great Northern Railroad; Governor of Texas, 1907-11; defeated in primary, 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died, in John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., April 1, 1923 (age 66 years, 344 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery, Palestine, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas D. Campbell and Racheal (Moore) Campbell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Brainard Taylor Moore (1853-1923) — also known as Charles B. T. Moore — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born in 1853. U.S. Navy officer; Governor of American Samoa; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 28th District, 1920. Died, in the Philadelphia Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 4, 1923 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jesse Milton Coburn (1853-1923) — also known as J. Milton Coburn — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Pittsfield, Merrimack County, N.H., March 27, 1853. Republican. Physician; mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1898-99; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1902. Congregationalist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., August 13, 1923 (age 70 years, 139 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Jesse Milton Coburn and Almira (Morse) Coburn; married, August 4, 1879, to Abbie M. Cutler.
  James Campbell Cantrill (1870-1923) — also known as J. Campbell Cantrill — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Born in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., July 9, 1870. Democrat. Farmer; chair of Scott County Democratic Party, 1895-97; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 58th District, 1897-1901; member of Kentucky state senate 22nd District, 1901-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1904; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1909-23; died in office 1923; nominated in primary for Governor of Kentucky 1923, but died before election. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died, due to appendicitis and peritonitis, during his campaign for governor, in St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 2, 1923 (age 53 years, 55 days). Interment at Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Edwards Cantrill (1839-1909) and Jennie (Moore) Cantrill; married, October 18, 1893, to Carrie Payne (1872-1913); married, June 26, 1918, to Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954); father of James Edwards Cantrill (1897-1944; son-in-law of James Benjamin Aswell; who married Florence McDowell Shelby).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Jotham P. Allds Jotham Powers Allds (1865-1923) — also known as Jotham P. Allds — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., February 1, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1896-1902; member of New York state senate, 1903-10 (26th District 1903-06, 27th District 1907-08, 37th District 1909-10); resigned 1910; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Accused by Sen. Benn Conger, in 1910, of accepting bribes from bridge companies nine years earlier; following an investigation, the State Senate found him guilty by a vote of 40 to 9, and he resigned to avoid expulsion. Died, of liver disease, at Norwich Memorial Hospital, Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y., September 11, 1923 (age 58 years, 222 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jotham Gillis Allds (1797-1866) and Lucy Charlotte (Powers) Allds (1820-1918).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Walter M. Taussig (1862-1923) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 10, 1862. Democrat. President, Wiesbuch & Hilger, hardware exporters; vice-president, American Chain Company; president, Challenge Cutlery Company; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1922-23; defeated, 1923; died in office 1923. Shot himself in the head, in the garage of his home, and died forty minutes later, in St. John's Hospital, Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., November 21, 1923 (age 61 years, 164 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. William Taussig; brother of Frank William Taussig and Jennie Taussig (sister-in-law of Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941)).
  Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
  George Harriss Bellamy (1856-1924) — also known as George H. Bellamy — of El Paso, Brunswick County, N.C. Born in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., April 24, 1856. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Brunswick County, 1893, 1913-14; member of North Carolina state senate, 1903-04, 1907-08, 1911-12. Injured in a fall onto pavement, and died a few days later, from an intestinal hemorrhage, in James Walker Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., March 14, 1924 (age 67 years, 325 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896) and Eliza McIlhenny (Harriss) Bellamy (1821-1907); brother of John Dillard Bellamy (1854-1942); married, December 20, 1876, to Katie Thees (1854-1937); uncle of Marsden Bellamy and Emmett Hargrove Bellamy.
  Political family: Bellamy family of Wilmington, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Albert Alexander Blakeney (1850-1924) — also known as Albert A. Blakeney — of Franklinville, Baltimore County, Md.; Savage, Howard County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., September 28, 1850. Republican. Cotton manufacturer; hotel business; banker; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1901-03, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Member, Union League. Died at Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 15, 1924 (age 74 years, 17 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Blakeney and Sarah Blakeney.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Michael Henry O'Hara (1854-1924) — also known as M. H. O'Hara — of Kenmare, Ward County, N.Dak. Born in Vermont, September 17, 1854. Democrat. Hotel owner; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1912. Died, in Kenmare Hospital, Kenmare, Ward County, N.Dak., October 18, 1924 (age 70 years, 31 days). Interment at St. Agnes Catholic Cemetery, Kenmare, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Married, November 25, 1878, to Mary Ann Quimby.
  Harold Marsh Sewall (1860-1924) — also known as Harold M. Sewall — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, January 3, 1860. Republican. U.S. Vice Consul in Liverpool, 1885-87; U.S. Consul General in Apia, 1887-92; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1896, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896, 1916; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1897-98; member of Maine state senate, 1907-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1914; member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 1924. Died, in a private hospital in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 28, 1924 (age 64 years, 299 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Sewall (1835-1900) and Emma Duncan (Crooker) Sewall (1836-1919); married, September 14, 1893, to Camilla Loyall Ashe (1866-1931); father of Camilla Loyall Ashe Sewall (who married Walter Evans Edge), Loyall Farragut Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; uncle of Arthur Sewall (1887-1961) and Sumner Sewall; first cousin once removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); second cousin once removed of Chase Mellen, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall.
  Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Henry Cabot Lodge Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) — of Nahant, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 12, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-81; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1883; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1887-93; resigned 1893; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1893-1924; died in office 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896 (speaker), 1900, 1904, 1908, 1916, 1920 (Temporary Chair; Permanent Chair; speaker), 1924. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, after a severe stroke, at Charlesgate Hospital, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 9, 1924 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Ellerton Lodge (1820-1901) and Anna Sophie (Cabot) Lodge (1821-1900); married, June 29, 1871, to Anna Cabot Mills 'Nannie' Davis (1850-1915; daughter of Admiral Charles Henry Davis (1807-1877); sister-in-law of Brooks Adams; granddaughter of Elijah Hunt Mills); father of Constance Lodge (1872-1941; who married Augustus Peabody Gardner) and George 'Bay' Lodge (1873-1909; grandson-in-law of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen); grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; great-grandson of George Cabot; great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot and George Cabot Lodge (1927-); third cousin once removed of John Lee Saltonstall; third cousin twice removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall and John Forbes Kerry.
  Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Louis A. Coolidge — Albert Henry Washburn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
  Theodore Frank Appleby (1864-1924) — also known as T. Frank Appleby — of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Old Bridge, Middlesex County, N.J., October 10, 1864. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1896; mayor of Asbury Park, N.J., 1908-12; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of heart trouble, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., December 15, 1924 (age 60 years, 66 days). Interment at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Frelinguysen Appleby and Margaret Susanna (Mount) Appleby; married, April 10, 1889, to Alice C. Hoffman; father of Stewart Hoffman Appleby (1890-1964).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward M. Morgan (1857-1925) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., November 16, 1857. Republican. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1907-17, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Member, Freemasons. On November 9, 1908, near his home on 146th Street, he was shot and wounded by Eric Mackay, an "eccentric stenographer", who then shot and killed himself. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in Lutheran Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 9, 1925 (age 67 years, 54 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Frances Paterson.
  Frederick W. Knowlton (1856-1925) — of Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Sangerville, Piscataquis County, Maine, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1908, 1916 (alternate). Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of appendicitis, in Penobscot General Hospital, Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, January 12, 1925 (age about 68 years). Interment at Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town, Maine.
  Asa Francis Smith (c.1847-1925) — also known as Asa F. Smith — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., about 1847. Lawyer; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1898 (3rd District), 1914 (10th District); Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1902; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908, 1918 (Prohibition), 1919, 1920 (Prohibition), 1922 (Prohibition). Died, a week after being overcome by fumes from his gas stove, in Prospect Heights Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 16, 1925 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925) — also known as Elijah S. Abel — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., February 2, 1868. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1921-22; defeated, 1910. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1925 (age 57 years, 50 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery, Bozrah, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, October 10, 1889, to Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis Dewart Apsley (1852-1925) — also known as Lewis D. Apsley — of Hudson, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pa., September 29, 1852. Republican. Founder and president of Apsley Rubber Co. (later Firestone-Apsley), manufacturers of rubber clothing; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1893-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Died, in a private American hospital, Colón, Panama, April 11, 1925 (age 72 years, 194 days). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson, Mass.
  Presumably named for: Lewis Dewart
  Relatives: Son of George Apsley and Anna C. (Wenck) Apsley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Moberley Dudley (1860-1925) — also known as Richard M. Dudley — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in Waco, Madison County, Ky., 1860. Engineer; banker; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1910; mayor of El Paso, Tex., 1923-25; died in office 1925. Died, following ulcer surgery, in Hotel Dieu Hospital, El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., May 1, 1925 (age about 64 years). Interment at Evergreen Alameda Cemetery, El Paso, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Parker Dudley (1834-1903) and Mary Susan (Gentry) Dudley (1837-1920); married to Frances Dow Moore (1875-1973).
  R. M. Dudley School (opened 1925; now gone), in El Paso, Texas, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  Edwin Freemont Ladd (1859-1925) — also known as Edwin F. Ladd — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Starks, Somerset County, Maine, December 13, 1859. Republican. Chemist; college professor; president, North Dakota Agricultural College (now North Dakota State University), 1916-21; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1921-25; died in office 1925. Member, Phi Gamma Delta. Died in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., June 22, 1925 (age 65 years, 191 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Ladd and Rosilla (Locke) Ladd; married, August 16, 1893, to Rizpah Sprogle.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Hilton Manning (1854-1925) — also known as James H. Manning — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., September 22, 1854. Democrat. President, Weed Parsons Printing Company; president, Albany Railway Company (street railways); president, Hudson River Telephone Company; president, National Savings Bank of Albany; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1890-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died, from acute dilation of heart, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 4, 1925 (age 70 years, 285 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Little) Manning and Daniel Manning (1831-1887); married 1879 to Emma J. Austin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry Lincoln Johnson Henry Lincoln Johnson (1870-1925) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., July 27, 1870. Republican. Blacksmith; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia, 1912-16; member of Republican National Committee from Georgia, 1920-24. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died a few days later in Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 10, 1925 (age 55 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 28, 1903, to Georgia Douglas Camp (1880-1966; poet).
  Image source: Library of Congress
  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
  Robert E. Mansfield (1866-1925) — of Marion, Grant County, Ind. Born in Long Creek (unknown county), Iowa, June 13, 1866. Newspaper editor; U.S. Consul in Zanzibar, 1899-1901; Valparaiso, 1901-06; Lucerne, 1906-08; SAINT Gall, 1908-09; U.S. Consul General in Zurich, 1909-13; Vancouver, 1913-16; Stockholm, as of 1917. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 18, 1925 (age 59 years, 97 days). Interment at Arlington East Hill Cemetery, Arlington, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Goble Mansfield and Margaret (Thornburg) Mansfield; married, April 17, 1906, to Fannie Alice Gowdy (1870-1937; daughter of John Kennedy Gowdy (1843-1918)).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Vroman Borst (1857-1925) — also known as Henry V. Borst — of Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y., July 4, 1857. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1913-25; appointed 1913; resigned 1925. Methodist. Suffered a heart attack while speaking at a dinner, in the parish house of St. Casimir's Church, Amsterdam, N.Y., and died soon after, in Memorial Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., November 25, 1925 (age 68 years, 144 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Amsterdam, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Borst and Susan (Vrooman) Borst; married to Alida Yerdon (1858-1917) and Daisy Snook (1886-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Stormont Hackett (1868-1926) — also known as William S. Hackett — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., December 7, 1868. Democrat. President, Albany City Savings Bank; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1922-26; died in office 1926. Member, Freemasons. Injured in an automobile accident in Cuba, and died three weeks later, from the injuries and erysipelas, in American Hospital, Havana (La Habana), Cuba, March 4, 1926 (age 57 years, 87 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Albert Waller Gilchrist (1858-1926) — also known as Albert W. Gilchrist — of Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Fla. Born in Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C., January 15, 1858. Democrat. Civil engineer; real estate dealer; orange grower; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1893-96, 1903-06; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1905; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Florida, 1909-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (speaker), 1924; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1916. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a tumor of the thigh, in the Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 15, 1926 (age 68 years, 120 days). Interment at Indian Spring Cemetery, Punta Gorda, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Gilchrist (1828?-?) and Rhoda Elizabeth (Waller) Gilchrist.
  Gilchrist County, Fla. is named for him.
  Gilchrist Hall (opened 1926), a dormitory at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Meyer London (1871-1926) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Kalvaria, Russia, December 29, 1871. Socialist. Immigrated to the United States in 1891; became a citizen in 1896; lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909 (Socialist), 1911, 1925 (Socialist); U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1915-19, 1921-23; defeated, 1910 (9th District), 1912 (12th District), 1918 (12th District), 1922 (12th District); delegate to Socialist National Convention from New York, 1920. Jewish. Struck by a car as he was crossing First Avenue, near Eighteenth Street, in Manhattan, and died soon after at Bellevue Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., June 6, 1926 (age 54 years, 159 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Eugene Fuller (1849-1926) — also known as Charles E. Fuller — of Belvidere, Boone County, Ill. Born near Belvidere, Boone County, Ill., March 31, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; banker; Boone County State's Attorney, 1876-78; member of Illinois state senate, 1878-82, 1888-93; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1882-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884, 1896 (alternate); circuit judge in Illinois 17th Circuit, 1897-1903; U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1903-13, 1915-26; died in office 1926. Died, in a hospital at Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., June 25, 1926 (age 77 years, 86 days). Interment at Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Seymour Fuller and Eliza (Mordoff) Fuller; married, April 24, 1873, to Sarah A. Mackay.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Abraham Goodman (c.1885-1926) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel for the Furriers Union and other labor organizations; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1916-17. Jewish. Died, following appendicitis surgery, in St. Mark's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1926 (age about 41 years). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Goodman.
  Eric Alexander Zelius (1859-1926) — also known as Alex E. Zelius — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Norway, May 20, 1859. Ship chandler; wholesale grocer; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Pensacola, Fla., 1896-1901. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in a hospital at Macon, Bibb County, Ga., August 21, 1926 (age 67 years, 93 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Whitson Workman (1877-1926) — also known as William W. Workman — of Richmond, Va. Born July 16, 1877. Member of Virginia state senate 36th District, 1924-26; died in office 1926. Died in a hospital at Richmond, Va., November 11, 1926 (age 49 years, 118 days). Interment at Maury Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank B. Vennum (1853-1926) — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Milford, Iroquois County, Ill., October 12, 1853. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1918, 1920; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Died, in Mayo Brothers' Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., November 22, 1926 (age 73 years, 41 days). Interment somewhere in Champaign, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Columbus Vennum (1805-1868) and Mahala (Horn) Vennum (1816-1890); brother of Thomas Gaylord Vennum (1833-1898); married, November 25, 1877, to Sarah Alvira Marsh (1856-1932); uncle of Thomas Gaylord Vennum (1873-1925).
  Political family: Vennum family of Watseka, Illinois.
  William Greene Dows (1864-1926) — also known as William G. Dows — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Clayton County, Iowa, August 12, 1864. Republican. President, Iowa Railway and Light Company, Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway; Iowa Electric Company; Central States Electric Company; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1897-99; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; United Spanish War Veterans; Loyal Legion. Died, in University Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, November 25, 1926 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Leland Dows (1832-1909) and Henrietta Weddell (Safley) Dows (1834-1893); married, October 9, 1890, to Margaret B. Cook; third cousin thrice removed of Nathan Read (1759-1849).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Joseph Griffin (1880-1926) — also known as Daniel J. Griffin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 26, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1913-17; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; Kings County Sheriff, 1918-19. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, following surgery for appendicitis, in St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1926 (age 46 years, 260 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Oscar Albert Naplin (1876-1927) — also known as Oscar A. Naplin — of Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minn. Born in Sweden, May 2, 1876. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 65th District, 1919-22, 1927; died in office 1927. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died eleven days later, in Miller Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., January 15, 1927 (age 50 years, 258 days). Interment at Black River Lutheran Cemetery, Polk Centre Township, Pennington County, Minn.
  Relatives: Married, July 29, 1919, to Laura Emelia Johnson (1893-1985).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  James Smith Havens (1859-1927) — also known as James S. Havens — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Weedsport, Cayuga County, N.Y., May 28, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; vice-president and secretary of Kodak Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1910-11. Died, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., February 27, 1927 (age 67 years, 275 days). Originally entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Married 1894 to Caroline Prindle Sammons.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Melvin Willison (1849-1927) — also known as John M. Willison — of Pennfield Township, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Johnstown Township, Barry County, Mich., May 21, 1849. Democrat. School teacher; farmer; candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1902. Quaker. Member, Freemasons. Died, at Nichols Hospital, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., May 24, 1927 (age 78 years, 3 days). Interment at Hicks Cemetery, Pennfield Township, Calhoun County, Mich.
  Relatives: Brother of Frank Leslie Willison (1861-1953).
  George Smith Patton (1856-1927) — also known as George S. Patton; Frenchy Patton; George William Patton — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 30, 1856. Democrat. Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1884-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1892; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1894; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1916. Episcopalian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 10, 1927 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Church of Our Savior Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of George Smith Patton (1833-1864); married to Ruth Wilson (daughter of Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878)); father of Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1885-1945; general of the U.S. Army during World War II).
Leonard Wood Leonard Wood (1860-1927) — Born in Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H., October 9, 1860. Republican. Physician; received the Medal of Honor in 1898 for his actions during an Indian war in 1886; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; commander of the "Rough Riders"; Military Governor of Cuba, 1899-1902; major general in the Philippine-American War, 1902-06; first Army Chief of Staff; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1921-27; died in office 1927. English ancestry. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 7, 1927 (age 66 years, 302 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Jewett Wood (1829-1880) and Caroline E. (Hagar) Wood (1836-1915); married 1890 to Louisa Adriana Condit Smith (1869-1943).
  Fort Leonard Wood, in Pulaski County, Missouri, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Leonard W. Hall
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  Charles William Vermilion (1866-1927) — also known as Charles W. Vermilion — of Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, November 6, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa 2nd District, 1902-23; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1923-27; died in office 1927. Presbyterian. Died, in Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, September 2, 1927 (age 60 years, 300 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Vermilion (1830-1894).
John A. McDowell John Anderson McDowell (1853-1927) — also known as John A. McDowell — of Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio; Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Born in Killibuck, Holmes County, Ohio, September 25, 1853. Democrat. School teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1897-1901. Died, from a heart problem and bladder cancer, in the Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 2, 1927 (age 74 years, 7 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Coleville McDowell (1827-1916) and Sarah Jane (Anderson) McDowell (1833-1893); married to Esther Hole (1858-1909).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Edward Fletcher Brush (c.1847-1927) — also known as Edward F. Brush — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Dublin, Ireland, about 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; physician; mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1892-94, 1904-07, 1918-19; defeated (Republican), 1901. Died, in a hospital in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 3, 1927 (age about 80 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Walton Brush (U.S. Marine, killed in action in France, 1918).
  John Francis Dillon (1866-1927) — also known as John F. Dillon; "Father of Pacific Coast radio" — of California. Born in Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio, March 6, 1866. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; radio broadcasting expert; federal radio inspector; Fellow, Institute of Radio Engineers; member, Federal Radio Commission, 1927; died in office 1927. Died, in Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., October 9, 1927 (age 61 years, 217 days). Interment at San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Belle K. Evans (1868-1949).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Joseph Kelly (1860-1927) — also known as William J. Kelly — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 13, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1903-27; died in office 1927. Died, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 11, 1927 (age 67 years, 181 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Kelly and Mary (Holden) Kelly; married 1883 to Elizabeth A. Scott (died 1906).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arnold Katz (c.1857-1927) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Bodenhausen, Hesse, Germany, about 1857. Shipping agent; notary public; Honorary Vice-Consul for Austria-Hungary in Philadelphia, Pa., 1891-99; Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Philadelphia, Pa., 1894-1917. Jewish. Died, from myocardial degeneration, in Jewish Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 9, 1927 (age about 70 years). Interment at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Edward Mott Angell (1868-1927) — also known as Edward M. Angell — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Moreau, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 6, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 33rd District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1922-27; died in office 1927. Quaker. Died, probably from infection, six days after appendicitis surgery, in Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., November 25, 1927 (age 59 years, 323 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Penn Angell (1839-1913) and Francena (Mott) Angell (1843-1911); married, October 18, 1913, to Gertrude Abigail Sheldon.
  Nathan Matthews, Jr. (1854-1927) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 28, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1888; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1891-95. Episcopalian. Died, of a pulmonary embolism, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1927 (age 73 years, 258 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Lewis R. Sullivan (1873-1928) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 29, 1873. Democrat. Boxer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1913-15, 1925-28; died in office 1928; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1916-21. Died, in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 8, 1928 (age 54 years, 163 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Half-brother of Jeremiah Mahoney; brother of Benjamin Sullivan; father of Lewis R. Sullivan II; uncle of James E. Sullivan (1897-1969).
  Political family: Sullivan family of Massachusetts.
  Richard Charles Flannigan (1857-1928) — also known as Richard C. Flannigan — of Norway, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Mich., December 12, 1857. Lawyer; Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1888; mayor of Norway, Mich., 1891; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 31st District, 1907-08; circuit judge in Michigan 25th Circuit, 1910-27; appointed 1910; resigned 1927; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1927-28; appointed 1927; died in office 1928; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928; died in office 1928. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 17, 1928 (age 70 years, 67 days). Entombed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Trowbridge Park, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Flannigan and Ellen (Sullivan) Flannigan; married, November 11, 1884, to Anna Haessly.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Julius Halpern (c.1859-1928) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Russia, about 1859. Socialist. Physician; Social Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1918, 1920; candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1921. Jewish. Member, American Medical Association. Died, of cancer, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1928 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  James Ambrose Gallivan (1866-1928) — also known as James A. Gallivan — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 22, 1866. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1890; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1900; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1914-28; died in office 1928; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1917. Staunch opponent of alcohol prohibition. Died, from heart disease, in Ring Hospital, Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass., April 3, 1928 (age 61 years, 164 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of James S. Gallivan and Mary (Flynn) Gallivan; married to Louise A. Burke.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John A. Dix John Alden Dix (1860-1928) — also known as John A. Dix — of Thomson, Washington County, N.Y.; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., December 25, 1860. Democrat. Banker; lumber business; paper manufacturer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1908; New York Democratic state chair, 1910; Governor of New York, 1911-12; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Died, from heart disease, in Harbor Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 9, 1928 (age 67 years, 106 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Lawton Dix (1816-1888) and Laura (Stevens) Dix (1827-1893); married, April 24, 1889, to Gertrude Thomson (1860-1923); sixth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; second cousin of Roscoe D. Dix (1839-1912).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Lawrence Gresser
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Alois B. Renehan (1869-1928) — of New Mexico. Born in Alexandria, Va., January 6, 1869. Democrat. Candidate for member New Mexico territorial council, 1896; member of New Mexico state house of representatives, 1915; member of New Mexico state senate; elected 1924. Died in a hospital at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, April 20, 1928 (age 59 years, 105 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  John Thomas Fancher (1891-1928) — also known as Jack T. Fancher — of Washington. Born in Manila (now Espanola), Spokane County, Wash., May 13, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 5th District, 1926. Wounded by the premature explosion of a bomb was destroying, in an empty field at the newly-opened Wenatchee airport, and died soon after in the hospital at Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash., April 30, 1928 (age 36 years, 353 days). Interment at Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John Abbot Fancher (1855-1931) and Nellie (Thompson) Fancher (1860-1921); married, July 5, 1920, to Evelyn Jones or Jonz.
  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.
  Russell Harry Dunn (1873-1928) — also known as Russell H. Dunn — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Born in Texas, April 12, 1873. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1909-10, 1927; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916 (alternate), 1920; real estate agent. Died, from cholecystitis and post-operative aspiration pneumonia, in St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, Harris County, Tex., June 27, 1928 (age 55 years, 76 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Tex.
  Relatives: Brother of Simpson Ira Dunn (1884-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Christopher Cutler (1846-1928) — of Utah. Born in Sheffield, England, February 5, 1846. Salt Lake County Clerk, 1884-90; Governor of Utah, 1905-09; banker. Mormon. Found in the garage of his home, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his head, and died soon after in a hospital at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 30, 1928 (age 82 years, 176 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Married 1871 to Sarah Elizabeth Taylor.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Homer Warren (1855-1928) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Shelby Township, Macomb County, Mich., December 1, 1855. Republican. Real estate broker; treasurer of Michigan Republican Party, 1903; postmaster at Detroit, Mich., 1906-13. Member, Freemasons. Died in Detroit Diagnostic Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., August 17, 1928 (age 72 years, 260 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  David Alexander Ball (1851-1928) — also known as David A. Ball — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo. Born in Lincoln County, Mo., June 18, 1851. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Champ Clark; bank director; member of Missouri state senate 11th District, 1885-88; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1887; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; candidate in primary for Governor of Missouri, 1908; Pike County Probate Judge, 1919-28. Died, in Pike County Hospital, Louisiana, Pike County, Mo., October 1, 1928 (age 77 years, 105 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Louisiana, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John Edmund Ball (1824-1906) and Elizabeth Henry (Dyer) Ball (1829-1913); married, May 10, 1875, to Jessie Minor (1852-1925); married, March 5, 1927, to Cora J. Jones (1883-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Arnette Towne (1858-1928) — also known as Charles A. Towne — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; New York, New York County, N.Y.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born near Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., November 21, 1858. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1895-97; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1900-01; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1905-07. Died, from asthma and pneumonia, in Southern Methodist Hospital, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., October 22, 1928 (age 69 years, 336 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Judson Towne and Laura (Fargo) Towne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Seth G. Heacock Seth Grosvenor Heacock (1857-1928) — also known as Seth G. Heacock — of Ilion, Herkimer County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 1, 1857. Republican. Postmaster; oil producer; member of New York state senate, 1907-14 (33rd District 1907-08, 32nd District 1909-14); candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1914, 1918; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1928 (age 71 years, 278 days). Interment at Armory Hill Cemetery, Ilion, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Grosvenor Williams Heacock (1821-1877) and Nancy Rice (Stone) Heacock (1824-1891); married, July 22, 1880, to Ida M. Walker (1857-1926); grandson of Reuben Bostwick Heacock; second cousin twice removed of Graham Hurd Chapin; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor (1820-1910); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869); fourth cousin once removed of Gideon Hard, William Pitt Fessenden, Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden.
  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
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Charles Lee Faust (1879-1928) — also known as Charles L. Faust — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born near Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, April 24, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1921-28; died in office 1928. Died at U.S. Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 17, 1928 (age 49 years, 237 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Highland, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Wilson S. Faust and Ellen May Faust.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Rosendo Torrás (1851-1929) — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Spain, February 2, 1851. Lumber export business; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Brunswick, Ga., 1880-1901; Vice-Consul for Spain in Brunswick, Ga., 1886-98, 1900-07; Consul for Argentina in Brunswick, Ga., 1886-1902; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Brunswick, Ga., 1887-1900; Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Brunswick, Ga., 1893-1907; Honorary Consul for Cuba in Brunswick, Ga., 1904-14; Vice-Consul for Argentina in Brunswick, Ga., 1906-14, 1923-29. Spanish ancestry. Died in a hospital at Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., January 2, 1929 (age 77 years, 335 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Ga.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Charles Adamson (1854-1929) — also known as William C. Adamson — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga. Born in Bowdon, Carroll County, Ga., August 13, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; city judge in Georgia, 1885-89; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1892; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1897-1917; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1926-28. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Pythias. Died, of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 3, 1929 (age 74 years, 143 days). Interment at Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Adamson and Mary A. (McDaniel) Adamson; married, January 29, 1885, to Minna Reese (died 1912); married, January 1, 1917, to Ellen (Zellars) Camp.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carville Dickinson Benson (1872-1929) — also known as Carville D. Benson — of Baltimore, Md.; Halethorpe, Baltimore County, Md. Born near Halethorpe, Baltimore County, Md., August 24, 1872. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1904-10, 1918; member of Maryland state senate, 1912-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1918-21; defeated, 1920. Died in Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, Md., February 8, 1929 (age 56 years, 168 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Brooklyn Park, Md.
  Relatives: Married to Harriette Miller (1873-1936).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Snowden Katzenbach, Jr. (1868-1929) — also known as Frank S. Katzenbach, Jr. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., November 5, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1902-06; candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1907; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1920-29; died in office 1929. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Died, from sepsis resulting from a leg infection, in Mercer Hospital, Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., March 13, 1929 (age 60 years, 128 days). Interment at Ewing Church Cemetery, Ewing, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Snowden Katzenbach (1844-1921) and Augusta Susan (Mushbach) Katzenbach (1844-1922); brother of Edward Lawrence Katzenbach; married, November 10, 1904, to Natalie (McNeal) Grunn (1872-1964); father of Frank Snowden Katzenbach III; uncle of Nicholas de Belleville Katzenbach; third great-grandnephew of John Imlay; first cousin four times removed of James Henderson Imlay (1764-1823).
  Political family: Katzenbach family of New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Chester B. McLaughlin (1856-1929) — of Port Henry, Essex County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Moriah, Essex County, N.Y., February 10, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Essex County Judge and Surrogate, 1891-95; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 21st District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1896-99, 1910-17; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1898-99; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1917-26. Member, Union League. Died, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., May 12, 1929 (age 73 years, 91 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Port Henry, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman McLaughlin and Harriet (Chapman) McLaughlin; married to Lucy Warner.
  Steven Beckwith Ayres (1861-1929) — also known as Steven B. Ayres — of New York. Born in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, October 27, 1861. Newspaper editor; real estate business; advertising business; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1911-13; defeated (Progressive), 1914. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, in Park West Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1929 (age 67 years, 217 days). Interment at Clearwater Municipal Cemetery, Clearwater, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Ayres and Artemisia (Dunlap) Ayres.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Augustus Kellogg (1865-1929) — also known as Joseph A. Kellogg — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Delaware City, New Castle County, Del., May 13, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1911; appointed 1911; defeated, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); New York Democratic state chair, 1918-19. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi. Died, of appendicitis, in a hospital at Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., September 8, 1929 (age 64 years, 118 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Dor Kellogg and Mary Jane (Baucus) Kellogg; married, November 29, 1893, to Emma Ada Cronkhite.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Maurice Bloch (c.1891-1929) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-29 (New York County 22nd District 1915-17, New York County 16th District 1918-29); died in office 1929; campaign manager for U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner, 1926. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; Order Brith Abraham; Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, from an embolus of the heart, following a appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1929 (age about 38 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1923 to Madelaine Neuberger.
  Francis D. McNamara (1899-1929) — also known as "Bab" — of Whiting, Lake County, Ind. Born in Whiting, Lake County, Ind., November 14, 1899. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Whiting, Ind., 1929; died in office 1929. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died, from appendicitis and peritonitis, in St. Catherine's Hospital, East Chicago, Lake County, Ind., December 22, 1929 (age 30 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  Peter J. Hamill (c.1886-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; insurance business; member of New York state assembly, 1916-30 (New York County 2nd District 1916-17, New York County 1st District 1918-30); died in office 1930. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of appendicitis surgery, in Polyclinic Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1930 (age about 44 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  William M. Bennett (1869-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., July 11, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1908-10; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1910; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1915-16; defeated (Independence League), 1912; candidate in primary for Governor of New York, 1916; Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1917, 1921 (primary), 1925 (primary); candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1918, 1920. Suffered a stroke of paralysis in his office, and died soon after in Broad Street Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 16, 1930 (age 60 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  Jens Möller (1846-1930) — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Skagen, Denmark, April 1, 1846. Ship's officer; shipbroker; Vice-Consul for Russia in Galveston, Tex., 1879-1900; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Galveston, Tex., 1882-96, 1900-07; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1911-12. Danish ancestry. Died in a hospital at Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex., February 20, 1930 (age 83 years, 325 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Josephine Hamilton Wilson (1870-1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George John Kindel (1855-1930) — also known as George J. Kindel — of Denver, Colo. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 2, 1855. Upholstery and furniture business; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1913-15; defeated, 1916 (Liberal), 1927 (Independent); Kindel Commercial Equality candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1914. Injured in an automobile accident near Hillrose, Colo., and subsequently died in a hospital at Brush, Morgan County, Colo., February 28, 1930 (age 74 years, 363 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James J. Byrne (1863-1930) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 8, 1863. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1905; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1926-30; died in office 1930. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, from gallstones, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 14, 1930 (age 66 years, 340 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Byrne and Bridget (Lawrey) Byrne; married 1906 to May A. Sesnon (sister-in-law of John Henry McCooey (1864-1934)); uncle by marriage of John Henry McCooey, Jr..
  Political family: McCooey-Ambro family of Brooklyn, New York.
Albert Henry Washburn Albert Henry Washburn (1866-1930) — of Middleboro, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Middleboro, Plymouth County, Mass., April 11, 1866. Republican. Private secretary to Andrew Dickson White; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Magdeburg, 1890-93; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, 1893-96; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19; college professor; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1920; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1922-30, died in office 1930. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Union League. Died, from erysipelas, in the Rudolf Interhaus Hospital, Vienna, Austria, April 2, 1930 (age 63 years, 356 days). Original interment at Hietzing Cemetery, Vienna, Austria; reinterment in 1930 at Nemasket Hill Cemetery, Middleboro, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Washburn and Ann Elizabeth (White) Washburn; married, January 11, 1906, to Florence B. Lincoln (1879-1953).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Review of Reviews, March 1922
  Mary Elizabeth Busey (1854-1930) — also known as Mary E. Busey; Mary Elizabeth Bowen; Mrs. S. T. Busey — of Urbana, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Delphi, Carroll County, Ind., June 21, 1854. Republican. University of Illinois trustee, 1905-30. Female. Presbyterian. Died, in a hospital at Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, April 7, 1930 (age 75 years, 290 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Abner H. Bowen and Catharine J. (Trawin) Bowen; married, December 25, 1877, to Samuel Thompson Busey (1835-1909).
  Robert Quincy Lee (1869-1930) — also known as Robert Q. Lee — of Texas. Born near Coldwater, Tate County, Miss., January 12, 1869. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1929-30; died in office 1930. Died, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., April 18, 1930 (age 61 years, 96 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Cisco, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Henry Crownhart (1863-1930) — also known as Charles H. Crownhart — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis.; Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis. Born in New Cassel (now part of Campbellsport), Fond du Lac County, Wis., April 16, 1863. Lawyer; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1922-30; died in office 1930. Died, following a heart attack, in Wisconsin General Hospital, Madison, Dane County, Wis., May 2, 1930 (age 67 years, 16 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Napoleon Crownhart (1836-1900) and Mehitable Ann (Burgess) Crownhart (1837-1882); married, July 17, 1895, to Jessie Elizabeth Evans (1865-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Wisconsin Supreme Court biography
  Nathan Bijur (1862-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; took part in railroad reorganizations and the creation of the Southern Railway; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1910-30; died in office 1930; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1926-30; died in office 1930. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pleurisy and empyema, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 8, 1930 (age 68 years, 37 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Asher Bijur and Pauline (Sondheim) Bijur; married 1886 to Lilly Pronich.
  Edward James Dennis (c.1876-1930) — also known as E. J. Dennis — of Berkeley County, S.C. Born about 1876. Member of South Carolina state senate from Berkeley County, 1911-14, 1927-30; died in office 1930. Tried and acquitted in 1929 for conspiracy to violate the alcohol prohibition law. Shot and mortally wounded by W. L. Thornley, on the street in front of the post office in Moncks Corner, S.C., and died the next day in a hospital at Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 25, 1930 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
Edward H. Wright Edward Herbert Wright (1863-1930) — also known as Edward H. Wright — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; Cook County Commissioner, 1897-1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. African ancestry. Died, in Colonial Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., August 6, 1930 (age 66 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Public Library
Herbert B. Shonk Herbert Bronson Shonk (1881-1930) — also known as Herbert B. Shonk — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., October 28, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; oil business; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 2nd District, 1923-30; died in office 1930. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pneumonia, following a heart attack, in White Plains Hospital, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., September 26, 1930 (age 48 years, 333 days). Interment at St. James the Less Cemetery, Scarsdale, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Shonk; married 1907 to Gertrude Knight (daughter of Erastus Cole Knight (1857-?)).
  Political family: Shonk-Knight family of New York.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  James B. Furber (c.1868-1930) — of Rahway, Union County, N.J.; Linden, Union County, N.J. Born in Allegan, Allegan County, Mich., about 1868. Traveling salesman for National Cash Register Company; newspaper publisher; real estate developer; lawyer; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1906, 1922-24; resigned 1906; charged with assault in connection with his participation in a Socialist rally in Rahway, N.J., May 31, 1919, which was ended by spraying the speaker and audience with a fire hose; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1920; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1924; elected (Democratic) mayor of Linden, N.J. 1930, but died before taking office. Suffered a paralytic stroke, while addressing a meeting of the Parent Democratic Club, and died soon after in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., November 12, 1930 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Helen Josephine Furber (niece by marriage of George McGillivray (1871?-1959)).
  Michael Schall Niles (1887-1931) — also known as Michael S. Niles — of York, York County, Pa. Born in York County, Pa., 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Died, in Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md., 1931 (age about 44 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Carpenter Niles (1858-1939) and Lillie (Schall) Niles (1860-1946).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Alfred R. Page Alfred Rider Page (1859-1931) — also known as Alfred R. Page — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Carlinville, Macoupin County, Ill., October 7, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1905-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1910-23; resigned 1923; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1916-23; law partner of George L. Ingraham, 1923-25. Christian Reformed. Member, Chi Psi; Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Southampton Hospital, Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., February 3, 1931 (age 71 years, 119 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Page and Angeline (Rider) Page; married 1886 to Elizabeth M. Rose.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Abel Edward Blackmar (1852-1931) — also known as Abel E. Blackmar — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Wayne County, N.Y., August 21, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908-22; defeated (Citizens Judiciary), 1906; appointed 1908; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1917-22; director, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, 1922-31. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 14, 1931 (age 78 years, 177 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Orrin Blackmar (1819-1897) and Harriet (Hurd) Blackmar (1828-1854); married 1888 to Adelle Marx; nephew of Esbon Blackmar (1805-1857).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Philip Boland (1863-1931) — also known as William P. Boland — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, January 6, 1863. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 11th District, 1924. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died, of a heart condition, at Clara Barton Hospital, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 27, 1931 (age 68 years, 52 days). Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of Christopher G. Boland (1854-1924); first cousin of Patrick Joseph Boland.
  Political family: Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  Archibald James Carey (1868-1931) — also known as Archibald J. Carey — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in slavery, in Georgia, August 25, 1868. Republican. School teacher and principal; president, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, Fla., 1895; minister; bishop; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1920-22; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924; member, Chicago Civil Service Commission, 1927-29; indicted in 1929 on charges of accepting bribes from job applicants; the case never came to trial. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Died, from heart disease, in Billings Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 23, 1931 (age 62 years, 210 days). Interment at Lincoln Cemetery, Blue Island, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Ann Carey (1845-1879) and Jefferson Alexander Carey (1849-1919); married to Elizabeth D. Davis (1867-1936); father of Archibald James Carey, Jr. (1908-1981).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Willoughby Barrett Dobbs (1861-1931) — also known as Willoughby B. Dobbs — of Scottsville, Allen County, Ky.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Portsmouth, Va., 1861. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; chair of Allen County Democratic Party, 1891-92; member of New York state assembly from New York County 32nd District, 1907. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Pythias. Died, in Sherman Square Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 6, 1931 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Edwin Willoughby Dobbs (1840-1916) and Mary Elizabeth (Barrett) Dobbs (1842-1883); married, June 7, 1884, to Mary Ready Ragland (1862-1916).
  Daniel Nash Morgan (1844-1931) — also known as Daniel N. Morgan — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., August 18, 1844. Democrat. Grocer; dry goods merchant; banker; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1880-81, 1884-85; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1883; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1885-86, 1893; resigned 1893; Treasurer of the United States, 1893-97; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1898. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. While crossing a street, he was hit by an automobile, was badly injured, and died twelve days later, in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., May 30, 1931 (age 86 years, 285 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Morgan (1801?-1871) and Hannah (Nash) Morgan; married, June 10, 1868, to Medora Huganen Judson (daughter of William A. Judson).
  Political family: Morgan-Judson family of Newtown and Bridgeport, Connecticut.
  William Vernon Phillips (1875-1931) — also known as W. Vernon Phillips — of Yeadon, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Wales, November 18, 1875. Iron and steel business; bank director; burgess of Yeadon, Pennsylvania, 1923-31; died in office 1931. Episcopalian. Welsh ancestry. Member, Union League. Died, from heart disease, in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 2, 1931 (age 55 years, 226 days). Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Richard Phillips (1849-1904) and Emily Mary (Jenkins) Phillips (1849-1929); married 1912 to Florence Louise Starr (1885-1975).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Hyacinthe Riopelle (1860-1931) — also known as Charles H. Riopelle — of Ecorse, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Ecorse, Wayne County, Mich., October 19, 1860. Democrat. President, Eureka Brewing Company; supervisor of Ecorse Township, Michigan; elected 1900, 1901. French ancestry. Died, in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., July 14, 1931 (age 70 years, 268 days). Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Ecorse, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Hyacinthe F. Riopelle (1836-1898) and Anna Jane (Rouleau) Riopelle (1840-1928); married, January 24, 1882, to Eliza J. Livernois (1862-1950); second cousin of Oscar Alexander Riopelle; second cousin once removed of Claude Nicholas Riopelle.
  Political family: Riopelle family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles William Wendte (1844-1931) — also known as C. W. Wendte — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Newport, Newport County, R.I.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif.; Newton, Middlesex County, Mass.; Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 11, 1844. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; minister; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1880. Unitarian. German ancestry. Injured in a fall, and died two weeks later in Peralta Hospital, Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., September 9, 1931 (age 87 years, 90 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Wendte and Johanna (Ebeling) Wendte; married, April 28, 1896, to Abbie Louise Grant (1857-1936).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mortimer J. Wohl (1888-1931) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 20, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1921. Member, American Legion. In 1929, he was one of several Brooklyn lawyers who were charged with ambulance chasing activities; he disputed the charges. Died, from septicemia, in Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 14, 1931 (age 43 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Wohl and Fannie Whol; married, November 11, 1923, to Adelaide Finkelstein.
  Fletcher Hale (1883-1931) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 22, 1931 (age 48 years, 273 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Fletcher Hale and Adelaide L. (MacLellan) Hale; married, March 29, 1913, to Alice N. Armstrong.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thaddeus Horatius Caraway (1871-1931) — also known as Thaddeus H. Caraway — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark. Born in Stoddard County, Mo., October 17, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1913-21; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1921-31; died in office 1931. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Bar Association. Died, from heart disease, in a hospital at Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., November 6, 1931 (age 60 years, 20 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Tolbert F. Caraway and Mary Ellen (Scales) Caraway; married, February 5, 1902, to Hattie Ophelia Wyatt (1878-1950).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Jerome Dinwiddie (1848-1931) — of Lowell, Lake County, Ind. Born in Crown Point, Lake County, Ind., February 8, 1848. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1895-96; bank director. Fell from a ladder while putting up storm windows, broke his hip, and died two days later in Methodist Hospital, Gary, Lake County, Ind., November 30, 1931 (age 83 years, 295 days). Interment at Plum Grove Cemetery, Lowell, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Wilson Dinwiddie (1813-1861) and Mary Janette (Perkins) Dinwiddie (1818-1888); married, December 27, 1871, to Mary M. Chapman (1853-1913); married 1917 to Delia Ann (Wade) Owens (1865-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Major L. Dunham (1850-1932) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born near Highland, Livingston County, Mich., March 19, 1850. Superior court judge in Michigan of Grand Rapids, 1916-22; resigned 1922; circuit judge in Michigan 17th Circuit, 1922-32; appointed 1922; died in office 1932. Died, from sinus complications, in Blodgett Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., 1932 (age about 82 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Dunham and Mary (McDermott) Dunham; uncle of John M. Dunham (1888-1973).
  Frank S. Gannon, Jr. (c.1878-1932) — of West New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Long Island City (now part of Queens), Queens County, N.Y., about 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1921-22; appointed 1921; defeated, 1921; appointed 1922; defeated, 1922; candidate for borough president of Richmond, New York, 1925. Died, from pneumonia, in St. Vincent's Hospital, West New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., January 18, 1932 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank S. Gannon (died 1922); married to Frances Foler.
  Henry O. Kahan (1891-1932) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 26, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1922-32; died in office 1932. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, in Beth Israel Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 6, 1932 (age 40 years, 164 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward McMathers Beers (1877-1932) — also known as Edward M. Beers — of Mt. Union, Huntingdon County, Pa. Born in Nossville, Huntingdon County, Pa., May 27, 1877. Republican. Farmer; hotel manager; director Grange Trust Company, Huntingdon, Pa.; director, First National Bank, Mt. Union, Pa.; mayor of Mt. Union, Pa., 1910-14; county judge in Pennsylvania, 1914-23; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1923-32; died in office 1932. Methodist. Died, of influenza, in the Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 21, 1932 (age 54 years, 330 days). Interment at Mt. Union Cemetery, Mt. Union, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Anderson Beers (1835-1894) and Mary E. (Parsons) Beers; married 1910 to Iva Clarissa Ewing (1880-1945).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ransford Stevens Miller, Jr. (1867-1932) — also known as Ransford S. Miller — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., October 21, 1867. Chief of Division of Far Eastern Affairs, U.S. State Department, 1909-12 and 1918-19; U.S. Consul General in Seoul, as of 1914-17, as of 1920-30. Died, from heart disease, in Garfield Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1932 (age 64 years, 188 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery, Yokohama, Japan.
  Relatives: Son of Adaline Amelia (Taber) Miller (1833-1903) and Ransford Stevens Miller (1834-1908); married, August 22, 1894, to Lily Murray.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Johnson Harvey (1864-1932) — also known as E. J. Harvey — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va.; Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Va. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., October 5, 1864. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1899-1904, 1932 (Carroll, Grayson & Patrick counties 1899-1904, 13th District 1932); died in office 1932; circuit judge in Virginia 7th Circuit, 1906-18. Methodist. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died, from cerebral sclerosis, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va., May 7, 1932 (age 67 years, 215 days). Interment at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ebenezer Durkee (1874-1932) — also known as John E. Durkee — of South Haven, Van Buren County, Mich. Born in Michigan, April 22, 1874. Grocer; mayor of South Haven, Mich., 1920. Gravely injured in a head-on collision, and died an hour later in Clinic Hospital, Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind., May 14, 1932 (age 58 years, 22 days). Interment at Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rosseau Durkee and Aurelia Durkee; married, December 23, 1901, to Edith O. Gish.
  Arthur W. Edwards (c.1876-1932) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich., about 1876. Lawyer; metal products business; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1932; died in office 1932. Died, following an attack of apoplexy, in a hospital at Chatham, Ontario, August 12, 1932 (age about 56 years). Interment at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  The Edwards Bridge, crossing the Ecorse River, between Wyandotte & Ecorse, Michigan, is named for him.
  Ralph Dayton Cole (1873-1932) — also known as Ralph D. Cole — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Born in Vanlue, Hancock County, Ohio, November 30, 1873. Republican. Hancock County Clerk, 1897-99; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1900; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1905-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1924, 1928 (speaker); colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for Governor of Ohio, 1920. Member, American Legion. Injured in an automobile accident near Parkman, Ohio, and died in the hospital at Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, October 15, 1932 (age 58 years, 320 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Ohio.
  Relatives: Brother of Raymond Clinton Cole (1870-1957).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Arthur Conrad Roach (1871-1932) — also known as A. C. Roach; Arthur Cyrus Roach — of Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Reedy, Roane County, W.Va., November 23, 1871. Democrat. Merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1931-32; died in office 1932. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from bronchial pneumonia and arteriosclerosis, in Research Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., December 30, 1932 (age 61 years, 37 days). Interment at Thomas Union Cemetery, Harris, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse A. Roach (1844-1921) and Anna (Watson) Roach (1848-1916); married, February 23, 1903, to Cecil R. Watson (1878-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Reyburn Butler (1881-1933) — also known as Robert R. Butler — of Condon, Gilliam County, Ore.; The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore. Born in Butler, Johnson County, Tenn., September 24, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1908, 1916; circuit judge in Oregon, 1909-11; member of Oregon state senate, 1913-17, 1925-28; U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1928-33; died in office 1933. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Died of heart disease and pneumonia, at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 7, 1933 (age 51 years, 105 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Ore.
  Relatives: Grandson of Roderick Randum Butler (1827-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spencer Pettis Gracey (1865-1933) — also known as Spencer P. Gracey — of Atlanta, Logan County, Ill.; Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif.; Hankow (now part of Wuhan), China. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 18, 1865. Opera singer; U.S. Vice Consul in Foochow, as of 1898; U.S. Consular Marshal in Foochow, as of 1898; worked for Standard Oil company in Japan and China; foreign exchange broker. Died, from peritonitis and heart failure, in International Hospital, Hankow (now part of Wuhan), China, January 15, 1933 (age 67 years, 28 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Levis Gracey (1835-1911) and Leonora (Thompson) Gracey (1840-1897); brother of Wilbur Tirrell Gracey; married to Pearl Miller.
  Political family: Gracey family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  William Stryker Gummere (1852-1933) — also known as William S. Gummere; "Dollar-A-Life Gummere" — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., June 24, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1890; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1895-1901; appointed 1895; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1901-33. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 26, 1933 (age 80 years, 216 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Barker Gummere and Elizabeth (Stryker) Gummere (1826-1898); brother of Samuel René Gummeré and Barker Gummere, Jr. (1860?-?); father of Elizabeth Gummere (who married Thomas Lynch Raymond, Jr.).
  Political family: Gummere family of Trenton, New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Henry A. Huber (1869-1933) — also known as "The Great Pacificator" — of Stoughton, Dane County, Wis. Born in Evergreen, Allegheny County, Pa., November 6, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1904; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1913-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (Convention Vice-President); Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin, 1925-33. Died, of a heart ailment, at Madison General Hospital, Madison, Dane County, Wis., January 31, 1933 (age 63 years, 86 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Stoughton, Wis.
  Champe Terrell Barksdale (1853-1933) — also known as Champ T. Barksdale — of Danville, Va. Born in Halifax County, Va., December 2, 1853. Republican. Attacked and seriously hurt, in August 1895, when Buford Wimbish struck him over the head with an iron bar; postmaster at Danville, Va., 1898-1908. Died, from coronary thrombosis and lung abscess, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va., February 12, 1933 (age 79 years, 72 days). Interment somewhere in Pittsylvania County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Randolph Vaughn Barksdale (1817-1899) and Frances Clapton 'Fannie' (Wimbish) Barksdale (1830-1870); first cousin of William Randolph Barksdale; first cousin once removed of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale; second cousin of Howell Edmunds Jackson (1832-1895); second cousin once removed of William Barksdale, Ethelbert Barksdale and George Annesley Barksdale; fourth cousin once removed of Allen Arnold Barksdale and Randolph Hunter Barksdale.
  Political family: Barksdale family of Virginia.
  Fred Atwater (c.1871-1933) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Birmingham (now part of Derby), New Haven County, Conn., about 1871. Democrat. Founder and president, Columbia Nut and Bolt Company; mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., 1921-23; defeated, 1923, 1927; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1931; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Kiwanis. Died, from diabetes and a heart ailment, in Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., February 23, 1933 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Atwater and Josie (Wells) Atwater.
  Peter August Hatting (1867-1933) — also known as Peter A. Hatting — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 15, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-33; died in office 1933. German ancestry. Died, from diabetes and osteomyelitis and complications from the amputation of his left leg, in Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 28, 1933 (age 65 years, 105 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Rose L. Magee (died 1937).
  Anton Joseph Cermak (1873-1933) — also known as Anton J. Cermak; "Pushcart Tony" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kladno, Bohemia (now Czechia), May 9, 1873. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924, 1928, 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1928; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1931-33; died in office 1933. Bohemian ancestry. On February 15, 1933, while he was standing on the running board of an open car from which president-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt had just given a speech, was shot and badly wounded by Italian-American bricklayer Guiseppe Zangara, who had aimed for Roosevelt; over the next month, the wound became infected, and he died, in Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 6, 1933 (age 59 years, 301 days). Entombed at Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of Helena I. Cermak (who married Otto Kerner, Jr. (1908-1976)) and Lillian Cermak (who married Richey V. Graham).
  Political family: Kerner-Cermak family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Cermak Road (formerly 22nd Street), from Chicago to Oak Brook, Illinois, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS A. J. Cermak (built 1943, scrapped 1964) was named for him.
  Epitaph: "I Am Glad It Was Me, Instead of You."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Stillman Stephen Light (1858-1933) — also known as Stillman Light — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Jefferson Valley, Westchester County, N.Y., November 13, 1858. Plumber; Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Danbury, 1914. Died, in Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn., March 11, 1933 (age 74 years, 118 days). Interment at Wooster Cemetery, Danbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Light (1820-1896) and Orpha Jane (Pinckney) Light (1822-1888); first cousin once removed of John Cecil Purcell; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; third cousin twice removed of Ezra Cornell (1807-1874); third cousin thrice removed of Israel Washburn and Reuel Washburn; fourth cousin once removed of Alonzo Barton Cornell and Frederick C. Schilplin.
  Political families: Cornell family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Pendleton family of Connecticut; Cornell-Schilplin-Washburn-Burr family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Burgess (1872-1933) — Born in Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss., February 22, 1872. Engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Brigadier General, U.S. Army; engineer in charge of maintenance, Panama Canal, 1924-28; Governor of Panama Canal Zone, 1928-32. Died, in Army and Navy General Hospital, Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., March 18, 1933 (age 61 years, 24 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married 1912 to Mary Lillington McKoy (died 1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Karl Cortlandt Schuyler (1877-1933) — also known as Karl C. Schuyler — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., April 3, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; oil business; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1916; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1932-33; defeated, 1920, 1932. Struck by an automobile, and subsequently died in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1933 (age 56 years, 119 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Schuyler (1841-1884) and Eleanor 'Nellie' (Farnan) Schuyler (1846-1895); married to Delia Alsena Shepard (1882-1973; who later married Eugene Donald Millikin); grandnephew of George Washington Schuyler; fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Eugene 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 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, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John J. Coyle (1863-1933) — of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Port Carbon, Schuylkill County, Pa., November 10, 1863. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1892-94; member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1895-98; founder and president, American Catholic Union, 1897-1933; president, Pennsylvania Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1914-33 president, Bell Union Coal and Mining Company, 1914-33. Catholic. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 4, 1933 (age 69 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Coyle and Julia (Duffy) Coyle; married, December 29, 1885, to Mary Groody.
  George L. Record (c.1859-1933) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, about 1859. Lawyer; Republican candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1901; Republican candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1908; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1918 (Republican primary), 1924 (Progressive). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in State Street Hospital, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 27, 1933 (age about 74 years). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Harry Clay Trexler (1854-1933) — also known as Harry C. Trexler — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., April 17, 1854. Republican. Lumber business; cement manufacturer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904; director of electric railroads, telephone companies, and electric utilities. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Union League. Badly injured when his car collided with an oil truck on the William Penn Highway, and died the next day in Easton Hospital, Easton, Northampton County, Pa., November 17, 1933 (age 79 years, 214 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin W. Trexler (1826-1900) and Matilda (Sauerbuck) Trexler (1827-1914); brother of Frank Mattern Trexler (1861-1947); married, January 22, 1885, to Mary M. Mosser (1852-1934).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Jameson McMains (1867-1933) — also known as Samuel J. McMains — of Leechburg, Armstrong County, Pa. Born in Elizabeth, Allegheny County, Pa., March 29, 1867. Republican. Dentist; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1924; postmaster at Leechburg, Pa., 1931-33 (acting, 1931-32). Presbyterian. Member, Rotary. Died, from diabetes mellitus, and complications of the amputation of his right leg for gangrene, in Allegheny Valley General Hospital, Natrona Heights, Harrison Township, Allegheny County, Pa., December 17, 1933 (age 66 years, 263 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Leechburg, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse M. McMains and Joanna (Reed) McMains; married, November 28, 1894, to Margaret Thompson Moorhead (1871-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jacob Scheifele (1858-1934) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Pennsylvania, March 10, 1858. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1925-32. Suffered an infected toe, which was amputated; soon after, the whole foot was amputated, and then his left leg; but within a few days, he died from gangrene, in Delaware Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 22, 1934 (age 75 years, 349 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park, Wilmington, Del.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Williamson McGavock (1846-1934) — also known as J. W. McGavock — of Max Meadows, Wythe County, Va. Born in Wytheville, Wythe County, Va., October 25, 1846. Republican. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; farmer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1922. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Struck by an automobile, and died in a hospital soon after, in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 20, 1934 (age 87 years, 146 days). Interment at Oglesby Cemetery, Fort Chiswell, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim McGavock (1805-1876) and Abie Jouet (Williamson) McGavock (1812-1877); married to Emily Maria Graham (1848-1889) and Jane Byrd Pendleton (1869-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Pretlow Ernst (1858-1934) — also known as Richard P. Ernst — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., February 28, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896 (alternate), 1900, 1904, 1908, 1916, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1896; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1921-27; defeated, 1926; member of Republican National Committee from Kentucky, 1924. Died, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., April 13, 1934 (age 76 years, 44 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Ernst and Sarah (Butler) Ernst; brother-in-law of Stella Frances Powell (sister of Nathan Powell (1865-1905)); married 1886 to Susan Brent.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nahum Josiah Bachelder (1854-1934) — also known as Nahum J. Bachelder — of East Andover, Andover, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Andover, Merrimack County, N.H., September 3, 1854. Republican. Farmer; Governor of New Hampshire, 1903-05. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died, in Eliot Hospital, Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 22, 1934 (age 79 years, 231 days). Interment at Proctor Cemetery, Andover, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams Bachelder and Adeline E. (Shaw) Bachelder; married, June 30, 1887, to Mary A. Putney.
  William Cooper Procter (1862-1934) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 25, 1862. Republican. President (1907-30) and chairman (1930-34), Proctor & Gamble Company, where he established profit-sharing and pension system; director, New York Central Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1924, 1928. Episcopalian. Member, Union League. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Holmes Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 2, 1934 (age 71 years, 250 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander Procter and Charlotte Elizabeth (Jackson) Procter; married 1889 to Jane Eliza Johnston.
  See also Wikipedia article — 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 U. Becker (1868-1934) — of Wishart, Polk County, Mo.; Bolivar, Polk County, Mo. Born near New Haven, Franklin County, Mo., October 21, 1868. Republican. Farmer; writer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Polk County, 1915-20; secretary of state of Missouri, 1921-33. German and French ancestry. Died, from cirrhosis of the liver, in Missouri Methodist Hospital, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., May 21, 1934 (age 65 years, 212 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hermann Becker and Sarah (Maupin) Becker; married, May 13, 1920, to Mary B. Tolson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Franklin Brawner (1873-1934) — also known as Walter Brawner — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., October 28, 1873. Democrat. Brick contractor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1912, 1924; Phoenix chief of police. Died, of complications of appendicitis surgery, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., May 27, 1934 (age 60 years, 211 days). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Alex G. Brawner and Hannah Catherine (Morgan) Brawner; brother of Frances Brawner Weedon (1885-1963).
  George Franklin Brumm (1878-1934) — also known as George F. Brumm — of Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pa., January 24, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; solicitor for Miners State Bank; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 13th District, 1923-27, 1929-34; died in office 1934. Episcopalian. Died, in Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 29, 1934 (age 56 years, 125 days). Interment at Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Napoleon Brumm (1838-1917) and Virginia (James) Brumm.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank J. Corr (1877-1934) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 12, 1877. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1933. Died, from complication of diabetes, in Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 3, 1934 (age 57 years, 142 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Chalkley Coffin (1887-1934) — also known as Thomas C. Coffin — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, October 25, 1887. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; mayor of Pocatello, Idaho, 1931-33; U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1933-34; died in office 1934. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Struck by an automobile on a driveway in the south grounds of the U.S. Capitol, June 4, 1934, and died four days later at Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1934 (age 46 years, 226 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Sherman Myers Coffin (1860-1934) and Jessie (Phelps) Coffin (1860-1929).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward J. Ahearn (1891-1934) — also known as Eddie Ahearn — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 15, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; member of New York state senate 14th District, 1931-32. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of peritonitis, at Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 23, 1934 (age 43 years, 69 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Ahearn; brother of William J. Ahearn (1894?-1957).
  Political family: Ahearn family of New York City, New York.
  William E. Whitecotton (1866-1934) — also known as W. E. Whitecotton — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born in Ralls County, Mo., December 26, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1919-34; died in office 1934. Died, from hypostatic pneumonia, peritonitis, and colon cancer, in Research Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., September 9, 1934 (age 67 years, 257 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Madison, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George A. Whitecotton (1821-1906) and Mary Zerelda (Spalding) Whitecotton (1826-1892); brother of James H. Whitecotton (1854-1944); married, April 29, 1897, to Elizabeth 'Bettie' Boulware (1874-1956).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Daniel Landis (1872-1934) — also known as Frederick Landis; Fred Landis — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Sevenmile, Butler County, Ohio, August 18, 1872. U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1903-07; defeated (Republican), 1906; Progressive candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1912; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Indiana, 1928. Swiss and German ancestry. Died in a hospital at Logansport, Cass County, Ind., November 6, 1934 (age 62 years, 80 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, Charles Beary Landis (1858-1922) and Kenesaw Mountain Landis; married to Bessie Alberta Baker (1881-1979); father 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
  James Burtis Van Woert, Jr. (1870-1934) — also known as James B. Van Woert — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Greig, Lewis County, N.Y. Born in Greig, Lewis County, N.Y., November 8, 1870. Democrat. Leather manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from Lewis County, 1913. Dutch ancestry. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., November 14, 1934 (age 64 years, 6 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Van Woert (born 1845) and Theresa (Palen) Van Woert; married, April 11, 1898, to Jessie Georgiana Varker (1864-1936).
  Charles M. Boswell (1860-1934) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Toms River, Ocean County, N.J., December 28, 1860. Republican. Minister; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1900 ; corresponding secretary, Methodist Board of Home Missions and Church Extension, 1906-17; corresponding secretary, Methodist Episcopal Hospital, 1917-34; president, Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association, 1925-34. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from pneumonia, in Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 20, 1934 (age 73 years, 357 days). Interment at Westminster Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Boswell and Catherine Boswell; married, May 23, 1888, to Florence E. Dobson (1851-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank L. Covert (1867-1935) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Waterford Township, Oakland County, Mich., November 23, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1905-10; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1915-18; defeated, 1912; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1917-19; circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1919-35; appointed 1919; died in office 1935. Injured when his car crashed into the back of a truck, and died soon after at Pontiac General Hospital, Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., January 11, 1935 (age 67 years, 49 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Hudson P. Covert (1820-1896) and Nancy J. (Sheldon) Covert (1828-1908); married, October 2, 1895, to Catherine Cruice (1870-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James J. Murphy (c.1869-1935) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in New York, about 1869. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1898-1900; candidate for mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1903. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Hit by a car while crossing Hudson Boulevard, and died that evening at Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 21, 1935 (age about 66 years). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas B. Davis (1878-1935) — also known as "Emperor of Tug River" — of Logan County, W.Va. Born in New Hope, Augusta County, Va., May 28, 1878. Democrat. Adjutant General of West Virginia, 1918-21. Died, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., February 10, 1935 (age 56 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  David Minott Anderson (1855-1935) — also known as David M. Anderson — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y., October 9, 1855. Republican. Paper manufacturer; bank director; Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Died, from a heart ailment, in a hospital at La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., February 10, 1935 (age 79 years, 124 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David Anderson and Carolina Minott (Mitchell) Anderson; married, December 6, 1882, to Ida M. Lydecker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Campbell Boyd (1873-1935) — also known as Charles C. Boyd — of Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1873. Plumber; plumbing fixture dealer; mayor of Westbury, N.Y., 1934-35; died in office 1935. Died, in Nassau Hospital, Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., February 28, 1935 (age 62 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  Walter Marion Chandler (1867-1935) — also known as Walter M. Chandler — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Yazoo County, Miss., December 8, 1867. Cowboy; school teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1913-19, 1921-23; defeated (Republican), 1918, 1922, 1923, 1924. Died, from a heart attack and intestinal malady, in Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1935 (age 67 years, 98 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of King David Chandler and Mary Frances (Harrison) Chandler.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Melville Clyde Kelly (1883-1935) — also known as M. Clyde Kelly; "Father of Air Mail" — of Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Bloomfield, Muskingum County, Ohio, August 4, 1883. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1910-13; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-15, 1917-35 (30th District 1913-15, 1917-23, 33rd District 1923-33, 31st District 1933-35). Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. On returning from a frog hunting trip, was injured when a rifle he was cleaning accidentally fired; he died one week later, in a hospital at Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pa., April 29, 1935 (age 51 years, 268 days). Interment at Mahoning Union Cemetery, Marchand, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Kelly and Mary C. (Clark) Kelly; married 1917 to Vida Ruth Clementson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Flanagan (1876-1935) — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1876. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1907; Queens Borough Secretary, 1910-28. Died, in Flushing Hospital, Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., June 25, 1935 (age 59 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 25, 1903, to Mary Cragen.
  John Barry Mahool (1870-1935) — also known as J. Barry Mahool — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Phoenix, Baltimore County, Md., September 14, 1870. Democrat. Grain commission business; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1907-11. Died, in South Baltimore General Hospital, Baltimore, Md., July 29, 1935 (age 64 years, 318 days). Interment at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Fannie Biays (Hammond) Mahool (1834-1899) and Col. James Mahool; married, October 19, 1893, to Mary Louise Frame.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Huey P. Long Huey Pierce Long (1893-1935) — also known as Huey P. Long; Hugh Pierce Long; "The Kingfish" — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born near Winnfield, Winn Parish, La., August 30, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928; Governor of Louisiana, 1928-32; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1928; impeached by the Louisiana House in 1929 over multiple charges including his attempt to impose an oil tax and his unauthorized demolition of the governor's mansion, but not convicted by the Senate; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1932-35; died in office 1935. Baptist. Member, Elks. Shot and mortally wounded by Dr. Carl Weiss (who was immediately killed at the scene), in the Louisiana State Capitol Building, September 8, 1935, and died two days later at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., September 10, 1935 (age 42 years, 11 days). Interment at State Capitol Grounds, Baton Rouge, La.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Pierce Long (1852-1937) and Caledonia Palestine (Tison) Long (1860-1913); brother of George Shannon Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (who married Blanche B. Revere); married, April 12, 1913, to Rose McConnell; father of Russell Billiu Long; second cousin once removed of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  Cross-reference: Cecil Morgan — John H. Overton — Harvey G. Fields — Gerald L. K. Smith
  The Huey P. Long - O.K. Allen Bridge (opened 1940), which carries U.S. Highway 190 and a rail line over the Mississippi River, between East Baton Rouge Parish and West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, is partly named for him.  — Senador Huey Pierce Long, a street in Asunsion, Paraguay, is named for him.
  Campaign slogan: "Every Man a King."
  Campaign slogan: "Share Our Wealth."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Huey P. Long: Every Man a King : The Autobiography of Huey P. Long
  Books about Huey P. Long: T. Harry Williams, Huey Long — Harnett T. Kane, Huey Long's Louisiana Hayride: The American Rehearsal for Dictatorship 1928-1940 — Richard D. White, Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long — David R. Collins, Huey P. Long : Talker and Doer (for young readers)
  Image source: KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana
  William John Cooper (1882-1935) — of California. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 24, 1882. California superintendent of public instruction, 1927-29; appointed 1927; resigned 1929. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke while driving, and died nine days later, in a hospital at Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb., September 19, 1935 (age 52 years, 299 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  John A. Pilgard (c.1866-1935) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Denmark, about 1866. Democrat. Grocer; banker; elected mayor of Hartford, Conn. 1935, but died before taking office. Danish ancestry. Died, following gall bladder surgery, in St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 14, 1935 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
Thomas D. Schall Thomas David Schall (1878-1935) — also known as Thomas D. Schall — of Excelsior, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Reed City, Osceola County, Mich., June 4, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 10th District, 1915-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1920; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1925-35; defeated in primary, 1923; died in office 1935. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Blinded by an electric shock from a cigar lighter, 1907. Hit by an automobile, on the Washington-Baltimore Boulevard, near Cottage City, Maryland, suffered severe injuries, and died three days later, in Casualty Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 22, 1935 (age 57 years, 201 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of David Schall and Mary Ellen (Jordan) Schall; married 1907 to Margaret Huntley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Harvey Parnell (1880-1936) — of Dermott, Chicot County, Ark. Born near Orlando, Cleveland County, Ark., February 28, 1880. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1919-22; member of Arkansas state senate, 1923-26; Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1927-28; Governor of Arkansas, 1928-33. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. In 1928, he was charged with violating the Corrupt Practices Act (early campaign finance law) by spending more than $5,000 on his campaign; the charges were later dropped. Died, following two heart attacks, in St. Vincent's Infirmary, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 16, 1936 (age 55 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Cross-reference: Lamar Williamson
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roy Dikeman Chapin (1880-1936) — also known as Roy D. Chapin — of Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., February 23, 1880. President, Hudson Motor Car Company; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1932-33. Member, Phi Delta Theta. Died, from pneumonia, in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 16, 1936 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Cornelius Chapin (1844-1920) and Ella Rose (King) Chapin; married, November 4, 1914, to Inez Tiedeman (1891-1957); first cousin four times removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); second cousin thrice removed of Graham Hurd Chapin (1799-1843); second cousin five times removed of Josiah Cowles; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin (1791-1878).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Matthew Linn Bruce (c.1861-1936) — also known as M. Linn Bruce — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pa., about 1861. Republican. Lawyer; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1903; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1905-06; resigned 1906; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1906-07, 1908; appointed 1906; defeated, 1907; appointed 1908; defeated, 1908. Died, following a heart attack, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., February 26, 1936 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James Bruce.
  Alexander Gilbert Bainbridge (1885-1936) — also known as Alexander Gale Bainbridge; "Buzz" — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 4, 1885. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; advertising agent with Barnum & Bailey and other circuses; manager of Shubert Theater in Minneapolis, and of traveling road shows; mayor of Minneapolis, Minn., 1933-35. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from heart disease, in Veterans Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., March 14, 1936 (age 50 years, 192 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Gilbert Bainbridge (1852-1925) and Ida Prescott (Stewart) Bainbridge (1853-1906); married, August 27, 1917, to Marie Gale (1894-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John E. Kehl John Elwin Kehl (1870-1936) — also known as John E. Kehl — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 10, 1870. Bookkeeper; printer; U.S. Consul in Stettin, 1897-1908; Sydney, 1908-11; Salonika, 1911-18; Aarhus, 1918-20; Stuttgart, as of 1926-29; U.S. Consul General in Hamburg, as of 1931-32. German ancestry. Died, in Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md., April 2, 1936 (age 65 years, 175 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of John Kehl and Louise (Buckley) Kehl.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1921)
  Guy Van Amrige (1868-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; magistrate. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of appendicitis, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1936 (age about 67 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Van Amrige (died 1915; Dean of Columbia College).
Horatio J. Abbott Horatio J. Abbott (1876-1936) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Clayton, Lenawee County, Mich., March 26, 1876. Democrat. Builder; merchant; oil distributor; Washtenaw County Register of Deeds, 1909-12; postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915-23; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920, 1928, 1932; candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1924; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1925-29; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1929; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1932; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1933-36. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 24, 1936 (age 60 years, 29 days). Interment at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Abbott and Mabel (Johnson) Abbott; married, November 29, 1905, to Florence S. Abbott (1885?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Ann Arbor Daily News, October 8, 1928
  Guy E. Smith (1865-1936) — of Gladwin, Gladwin County, Mich. Born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., May 16, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; Gladwin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1901; Gladwin County Probate Judge, 1901-17; circuit judge in Michigan 34th Circuit, 1919-36; appointed 1919; died in office 1936. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., April 30, 1936 (age 70 years, 350 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Maude Black (died 1933).
  Joseph Bancroft (1875-1936) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Rockford (now part of Wilmington), New Castle County, Del., May 18, 1875. Democrat. Chemical engineer; executive, Joseph Bancroft & Sons chemical manufacturing firm; director of railroads and insurance companies; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1924. Quaker. Member, American Chemical Society; Theta Xi; Freemasons; Elks. Injured in a fall down stairs, and died a few days later, from pneumonia, in the Homeopathic Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 6, 1936 (age 60 years, 354 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bancroft, Jr. (1840-1915) and Mary Askew (Richardson) Bancroft (1847-1933); married, October 29, 1902, to Elizabeth Ann Howard (1871-1941).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Clifford Brown (1890-1936) — also known as Walter C. Brown — of Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., September 28, 1890. Republican. Mechanic; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1921-22; defeated, 1918; member of Connecticut state senate 28th District, 1929-31. Baptist. Member, Exchange Club; Grange. Died, in the Windham Community Community Memorial Hospital, Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., June 25, 1936 (age 45 years, 271 days). Interment at Warrenville Cemetery, Warrenville, Ashford, Conn.
  Dallas Burton Smith (1883-1936) — also known as Dallas B. Smith — of Opelika, Lee County, Ala. Born in Opelika, Lee County, Ala., March 9, 1883. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Governor of Alabama, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1920. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Died, in the Veterans Hospital, Gulfport, Harrison County, Miss., August 1, 1936 (age 53 years, 145 days). Interment at Rosemere Cemetery, Opelika, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Josephine (Bingham) Smith (1844-1905) and Dallas Burton Smith (1844-1913); married to Allie Mitchell (1886-1971); nephew of William Hugh Smith; great-grandson of David Dickson.
  Political family: Smith family of Opelika, Alabama.
  The Dallas B. Smith Armory (now the Dallas B. Smith Building), in Opelika, Alabama, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter P. Barclay (d. 1936) — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Westfield, N.J., 1935-36; died in office 1936. Died, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 20, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Alice Gilmore.
  Daniel Webster Hamilton (1861-1936) — also known as Daniel W. Hamilton — of Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa. Born near Dixon, Ogle County, Ill., December 20, 1861. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1907-09; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912; state court judge in Iowa, 1918. Died in a hospital at Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., August 21, 1936 (age 74 years, 245 days). Interment at No. 16 Cemetery, Near Thornburg, Keokuk County, Iowa.
  Presumably named for: Daniel Webster
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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
  Hutchins Inge (1855-1936) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Danville, Va., August 10, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; real estate agent; Honorary Consul for Liberia in SAINT Louis, Mo., 1899-1901; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Died, from heart disease, at People's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., September 1, 1936 (age 81 years, 22 days). Interment somewhere in Danville, Va.
  Relatives: Uncle of Hutchins Franklin Inge (1900-2002).
  Oscar Durland Tuthill (1877-1936) — also known as Oscar D. Tuthill — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 15, 1877. Republican. Dairy business; first selectman of Greenwich, Connecticut, 1921-36; died in office 1936. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Redmen; Rotary. Injured in an automobile accident in Briarcliff, N.Y., and died three days later, in Ossining Hospital, Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., September 29, 1936 (age 59 years, 258 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Jane Sherman.
  Fred Warren Green (1871-1936) — also known as Fred W. Green — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Born in Manistee, Manistee County, Mich., October 19, 1871. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; furniture manufacturing executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912, 1920, 1928, 1932, 1936; mayor of Ionia, Mich., 1913-25; treasurer of Michigan Republican Party, 1915-19; Governor of Michigan, 1927-30. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, following a heart attack, at Munising Hospital, Munising, Alger County, Mich., November 30, 1936 (age 65 years, 42 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Park Cemetery, Ionia, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, June 18, 1901, to Helen A. Kelley.
  Cross-reference: Howard C. Lawrence
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Edward Kinnikin (1898-1936) — also known as William E. Kinnikin; Bill Kinnikin — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Virginia City, Storey County, Nev., February 13, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; postmaster at Reno, Nev., 1934-36 (acting, 1934). Member, American Legion. Died, from a throat infection, in a hospital at Reno, Washoe County, Nev., December 26, 1936 (age 38 years, 317 days). Interment at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Reno, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph W. Kinnikin (1858-1903) and Kate (Fogarty) Kinnikin (1870-1949); married, June 24, 1924, to Margaret Helen Walsh.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph M. Weiss (1856-1937) — of Chippewa County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 25, 1856. Lawyer; Chippewa County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-78; one of the founders of professional baseball in Detroit; helped organize the Cass Baseball Club in 1881; Wayne County Circuit Court Commissioner; member of Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1891-94; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1907-08. Jewish. Died, in Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 11, 1937 (age 80 years, 231 days). Interment at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  James S. Parker (1872-1937) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born near Corunna, Shiawassee County, Mich., January 15, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-13; circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1925-37; died in office 1937. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died, of a heart ailment, in Owosso Memorial Hospital, Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., January 13, 1937 (age 64 years, 364 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Flint, Mich.
Richard B. Smith Richard B. Smith (1878-1937) — also known as Dick Smith — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., August 27, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1924-37; died in office 1937. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Delta Chi. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage while at the Citizens Club, and died about an hour later, in Syracuse University Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 26, 1937 (age 58 years, 183 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edward C. Smith (1843-1912) and Mary N. (Gannon) Smith (1850-1927); married, June 24, 1903, to Anna Leonard (1880-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Alphonse Gaulin (1874-1937) — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., May 24, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Woonsocket, R.I., 1902-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1904; U.S. Consul in Le Havre, 1905-09; U.S. Consul General in Marseille, 1909-21; Rio de Janeiro, 1921-26; Paris, 1926-29. Died, from an intestinal hemorrhage and heart disease, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1937 (age 62 years, 286 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonse Gaulin (1845-1923) and Marcoux (Elmire) Gaulin; married, September 12, 1905, to Marguerite H. Steele.
  Charles Edward Mitchell (1870-1937) — also known as Charles E. Mitchell — of Institute, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md., May 30, 1870. Republican. Business manager, West Virginia State College, 1904-31; president, Mutual Savings and Loan Company of Charleston, 1920-31; member of West Virginia Republican State Committee, 1921-29; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1930-33; U.S. Consul General in Monrovia, as of 1932; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1937. African ancestry. Died, from an embolism which developed after surgery, in Harlem Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 29, 1937 (age 66 years, 303 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Mitchell; married 1905 to Elizabeth Murray; grandnephew of Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass (1818-1895).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Evert Harris Kittell (1856-1937) — of near Rockville, Sherman County, Neb.; Cortez, Montezuma County, Colo.; Bloomfield, San Juan County, N.M. Born in Shabbona Grove, DeKalb County, Ill., November 14, 1856. Pharmacist; farmer; member of Nebraska state house of representatives 57th District, 1903-04. Died, from heart disease, in a hospital at Durango, La Plata County, Colo., April 5, 1937 (age 80 years, 142 days). Interment at Cortez Cemetery, Cortez, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Kittell (1823-1906) and Rachel Melinda (Porter) Kittell (1830-1896); married, July 11, 1889, to Eva Callen (1859-1918); father of Arthur Callen Kittell (1894-1977; who married Virginia Anna Harmon (1906-1978)); grandfather of Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; first cousin four times removed of Pierpont Edwards; second cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Davenport; fourth cousin of Ezra H. Frisby; fourth cousin once removed of George Isaac Sherwood, David B. Sherwood and Frank Maurice Frisby.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Breitenbach (1897-1937) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 17, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; railway signalman; electrical contractor; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 13th District, 1925-34; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Elks. Died, following an operation for appendicitis, in Hamilton Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 13, 1937 (age 40 years, 26 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James C. Cropsey (1873-1937) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New Utrecht (now part of Brooklyn), Kings County, N.Y., 1873. Republican. New York City Police Commissioner, 1910-11; Kings County District Attorney, 1912-16; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1916-37; appointed 1916; died in office 1937; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1937; died in office 1937. Dutch ancestry. Died, from a glandular ailment, in Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 16, 1937 (age about 63 years). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of William Cropsey and Mary Voorhies (Church) Cropsey; married 1898 to Florence Graecen.
  Harry Clymer (1870-1937) — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo. Born in Bates County, Mo., October 15, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1897-98, 1935-37; died in office 1937; mayor of Steelville, Mo., 1902-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916; Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-23. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., August 29, 1937 (age 66 years, 318 days). Interment at Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Clymer (1840-1924) and Emma Bell (Eldredge) Clymer (1846-1914); married, February 27, 1897, to Lillie Harrison (1872-1900); married, December 8, 1909, to Eda Davis (1884-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy (1878-1937) — also known as Grayson M. P. Murphy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1878. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; Commissioner of the American Red Cross in Europe, 1917; financier; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, National Aviation Corporation; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 18, 1937 (age 58 years, 303 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Howard Murphy and Anita (Mallet-Prevost) Murphy; married, April 19, 1906, to Maud Donaldson; father of Grayson Mallet-Prevost Murphy, Jr. (1908?-1985).
Lafayette B. Gleason Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937) — also known as Lafayette B. Gleason; Lafe Gleason — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., May 30, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Delaware County Republican Party, 1889-90; clerk of the New York State Senate, 1906-11; secretary of New York Republican Party, 1906-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1932 (alternate); Convention Secretary, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1936; speaker, 1920, 1924, 1928. Presbyterian. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 24, 1937 (age 74 years, 147 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Delhi, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Gleason, Jr. and Caroline (Blanchard) Gleason; married 1908 to Frances (Rich) McEntee (died 1936); third cousin twice removed of Parmenio Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807), Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb, Almon Case and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Edward T. Corcoran (c.1894-1937) — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Mechanicville, Saratoga County, N.Y., about 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; elected delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District 1937, but died before taking office. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Legion; Elks; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died, in Rockefeller Institute hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1937 (age about 43 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dominic Corcoran; married to Margaret M. McCosker.
  Frederick Hobbes Allen (1858-1937) — also known as Frederick H. Allen — of Pelham Manor, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, May 30, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; economist; village president of Pelham Manor, New York, 1904-06; chair of Westchester County Democratic Party, 1904-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1920 (alternate); served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. Episcopalian. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Newport Hospital, Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 3, 1937 (age 79 years, 187 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Hunt Allen and Mary Harrod (Hobbes) Allen; brother of William Fessenden Allen; married, June 30, 1892, to Adele Livingston Stevens; grandson of Samuel Clesson Allen; third great-grandnephew of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin four times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Gouverneur Morris; second cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; second cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Chester Ashley; third cousin twice removed of Theodore Dwight, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Abijah Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823), Jared Ingersoll and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Albert Asahel Bliss and Philemon Bliss; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Theodore Davenport, Chester William Chapin, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, William Alfred Buckingham, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Matthew Griswold (1833-1919), Judson H. Warner, Roger Wolcott (1847-1900) and Josiah Quincy.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wilbur Louis Adams (1884-1937) — also known as Wilbur L. Adams — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Born in Georgetown, Sussex County, Del., October 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 1924; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1933-35; candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1934. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons. Died in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Sussex County, Del., December 4, 1937 (age 53 years, 42 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Del.
  Relatives: Son of William Dunning Adams and Sarah Lavinia (Thompson) Adams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George William Weadock (1853-1937) — also known as George W. Weadock — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, November 6, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1890-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928; candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1929; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932. Catholic. Member, Rotary; Elks; American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Died in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., December 4, 1937 (age 84 years, 28 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Weadock and Mary (Cullen) Weadock; brother of Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock; married, September 16, 1878, to Anna Elizabeth Tarsney (died 1893; sister of John Charles Tarsney and Timothy Edward Tarsney); married, April 14, 1896, to Mary Grace McTavish; father of George Leo Weadock (1881-1932); grandfather of George William Weadock II.
  Political family: Weadock-Tarsney family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  William Nast Gableman (1881-1937) — also known as William N. Gableman — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Born in Waverly, Pike County, Ohio, July 27, 1881. Democrat. Mayor of Portsmouth, Ohio; elected 1921; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1922. Died, from heart disease, in White Cross Hospital, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, December 13, 1937 (age 56 years, 139 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Gableman and Margaret (Breinig) Gableman; married to Gertrude Lovett Baird (1881-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jaroslav Francis Smetanka (1881-1937) — also known as Jaroslav F. Smetanka — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Horní Krupá, Bohemia (now Czechia), September 19, 1881. Consul-General for Czechoslovakia in Chicago, Ill., 1935-37. Bohemian ancestry. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 27, 1937 (age 56 years, 99 days). Interment at Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1910 to Rose Vanek (1890-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pierre Prosper Garven (1872-1938) — also known as Pierre P. Garven; Pierre Prosper Garvin — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., June 9, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1906-10, 1915-19; defeated, 1910; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; Hudson County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1919. Suffered a stroke, and died soon after, in the Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 3, 1938 (age 65 years, 267 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Mary McNaughton; father of Pierre P. Garven (1926-1973).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coleman W. Avery (1880-1938) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 22, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1920; appointed 1920; defeated, 1920. According to published reports, he murdered his wife, Sara, by shooting her in the head, and then shot himself; he was found and taken to General Hospital, where he died without regaining consciousness, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, March 14, 1938 (age 58 years, 20 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of William Ledyard Avery (1833-1898) and Johanna (Ummethun) Avery (1843-1909); married 1904 to Elinor Coates Baer (1882-1929); married 1934 to Sara Loving (1893-1938).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph M. Fee (1888-1938) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, May 15, 1888. Lawyer; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1938; died in office 1938. Member, Phi Delta Theta. Died, in Harper Hospital, Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 15, 1938 (age 49 years, 335 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Fee (judge); married to Mary Hopwood.
  Frank Dyer Chester (1869-1938) — also known as Frank D. Chester — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., December 2, 1869. Republican. School teacher; U.S. Consul in Budapest, 1897-1904; U.S. Consul General in Budapest, 1904-08. Unitarian. Member, American Society for International Law. Died, in Boston City Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 14, 1938 (age 68 years, 194 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Chester and Miranda (Burgess) Chester.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Douglas Kirby (1890-1938) — also known as Harry D. Kirby — of Darlington, Darlington County, S.C. Born in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, S.C., October 16, 1890. Republican. Grocer; market gardener; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1936. Died, in Saunders Memorial Hospital, Florence, Florence County, S.C., July 4, 1938 (age 47 years, 261 days). Interment at Old Bethel Baptist Cemetery, Woodruff, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Henry Kirby (1861-1904) and Janie (Chamblin) Kirby (1868-1948); married to Orien Edwards.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clemente Nicolini (1853-1938) — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Sestri Levante, Liguria, Italy, January 13, 1853. Steamship agent; importer and exporter; Consular Agent for Italy in Galveston, Tex., 1887-1901; Consul for Mexico in Galveston, Tex., 1895-96. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from prostate cancer and senility, in St. Mary's Infirmary, Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., July 9, 1938 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Nicolini and Rosa (Rossi) Nicolini; married to Carmelita Linaro (1873-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alston Fairservice (1864-1938) — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash.; Clallam Bay, Clallam County, Wash.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Quebec, October 24, 1864. Republican. Merchant; lumber and timber business; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1920. Died, in Providence Hospital, Seattle, King County, Wash., August 9, 1938 (age 73 years, 289 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Acacia Memorial Park, Lake Forest Park, Wash.
  Relatives: Married to Lulu Keltner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Sayre MacCormack (1872-1938) — also known as Robert S. MacCormack — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; president of a fruit auction company; president, New York Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exchange; director, Franklin National Bank of New York; mayor of Westfield, N.J., 1936-38; died in office 1938. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, in Memorial Hospital, Rahway, Union County, N.J., September 7, 1938 (age about 66 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Emily Florence Waterbury (1890-1974).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Joseph Boylan (1878-1938) — also known as John J. Boylan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 20, 1878. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1910-12; member of New York state senate, 1913-22 (15th District 1913-18, 13th District 1919-22); U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1923-38; died in office 1938. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Redmen. Died, in French Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 5, 1938 (age 60 years, 15 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Boylan and Elizabeth (McElroy) Boylan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Barrett (1866-1938) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Grafton, Windham County, Vt.; Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Windham County, Vt., November 28, 1866. Newspaper correspondent; newspaper editor; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1894-98; Argentina, 1903-04; Panama, 1904-05; Colombia, 1905-06; U.S. Consul General in Bangkok, as of 1894-98; director general, Pan American Union, 1907-20. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in a hospital at Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., October 17, 1938 (age 71 years, 323 days). Interment at Grafton Village Cemetery, Grafton, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Barrett (1836?-?) and Caroline (Sanford) Barrett; married 1934 to Mary (Tanner) Cady (died 1937).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Tillman Kulp Saylor (1873-1938) — also known as Tillman K. Saylor — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Somerset County, Pa., October 30, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Died, from coronary sclerosis and myocarditis, in Lee Homeopathic Hospital, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., October 25, 1938 (age 64 years, 360 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Saylor (1850-1923) and Catherine Matilda (Trexel) Saylor (1855-1930); married to Minerva Jane Phillips (1874-1961); father of John Phillips Saylor (1908-1973).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Earl A. Smith (1876-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., December 14, 1876. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1917-19 (New York County 23rd District 1917, New York County 22nd District 1918-19); magistrate. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 28, 1938 (age 61 years, 349 days). Interment somewhere in Milford, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George H. Smith and Elizabeth (Hart) Smith; married 1906 to Florence Rochotte.
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)
Theodore Bodenwein Theodore Bodenwein (1864-1939) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Dusseldorf, Prussia (now Germany), January 25, 1864. Republican. Newspaper publisher; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate); member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1930. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from a heart ailment, in Lawrence and Memorial Associated Hospitals, New London, New London County, Conn., January 12, 1939 (age 74 years, 352 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Anton Bodenwein and Agnes (Bornes) Bodenwein; married, February 21, 1889, to Jennie Muir; married to Edna G. Simpson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Henry Abraham Winchester Beck (1903-1939) — also known as Henry A. W. Beck — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., January 22, 1903. U.S. Vice Consul in Geneva, 1927; Athens, 1927-29; Alexandria, 1929-32; Hankow, 1932-33; Tsingtao, 1933; U.S. Consul in Athens, 1935-39, died in office 1939. Died, from heart disease, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., February 18, 1939 (age 36 years, 27 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Abraham Beck (1855-1916) and Joine (Griffith) Beck (1864-1946).
James Hamilton Lewis James Hamilton Lewis (1863-1939) — also known as J. Hamilton Lewis; "Pink Whiskers" — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Danville, Va., May 18, 1863. Lawyer; member of Washington territorial legislature, 1887-88; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1892; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1896, 1900, 1920; U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1897-99; defeated (People's), 1898; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1908, 1920 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1936; speaker, 1912; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1913-19, 1931-39; defeated (Democratic), 1918; died in office 1939. Died, of coronary thrombosis, at Garfield Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1939 (age 75 years, 326 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of John Cable Lewis (Major in Confederate Army in Civil War; died from war wounds); married 1896 to Rose Lawton Douglas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Jacob Roll (1875-1939) — also known as Jake Roll — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Ohio, September 19, 1875. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1928. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, of cancer, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Covington, Kenton County, Ky., April 18, 1939 (age 63 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Ky.
  Victor Gustave Benson (1873-1939) — also known as Victor Benson — of Iron River, Iron County, Mich. Born in Sweden, December 22, 1873. Republican. Farmer; miller; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Iron County, 1939; defeated, 1936; died in office 1939. Swedish ancestry. Died, from a bladder ailment, in Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 26, 1939 (age 65 years, 125 days). Interment at Bates Township Cemetery, Mapleton, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1901 to Hilda Catherine Anderson (1877-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  B. Duncan McClave (1889-1939) — of Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J., April 29, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924; chair of Bergen County Republican Party, 1925. Died at Englewood Hospital, Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., May 8, 1939 (age 50 years, 9 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Wood McClave; brother of Roscoe P. McClave (1897?-?).
  Political family: McClave family of Cliffside Park, New Jersey.
  Mary Mather Hooker (1864-1939) — also known as Mary M. Hooker; Mary Mather Turner — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 26, 1864. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1921-22, 1925-26; candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1936. Female. Member, Colonial Dames; Daughters of the American Revolution; Order of the Eastern Star. First woman to serve in the Connecticut legislature. Died, in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., May 13, 1939 (age 75 years, 76 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Peaslee Turner (1826-1910) and Julia Francis (Mather) Turner (1839-1924); married, November 12, 1889, to Edward Williams Hooker; second cousin thrice removed of Smith Thompson; third cousin twice removed of Jacob Livingston Sutherland, Gilbert Livingston Thompson and Israel Dodd Condit (1802-1897).
  Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; DeCamp-Hinchman family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Nathan Aldrich (1890-1939) — also known as Frank N. Aldrich — of Concord, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Capac, St. Clair County, Mich., August 8, 1890. Republican. Village president of Concord, Mich., 1917-39; president, Farmers State Bank of Concord, 1920-39; chair of Jackson County Republican Party, 1932. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, in Foote Hospital, Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 21, 1939 (age 48 years, 286 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Concord, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Aldrich and Lena (Kempf) Aldrich; married, June 17, 1919, to Marion Butterfield (1895-1981).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Tilden Bartlett (1877-1939) — also known as G. T. Bartlett — of Linden, Cass County, Tex. Born in Tippah County, Miss., February 2, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916 (alternate), 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1920, 1922. Died, from a coronary occlusion, in Texarkana Hospital, Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., July 12, 1939 (age 62 years, 160 days). Interment at Linden Cemetery, Linden, Tex.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Salvatore A. Cotillo (1886-1939) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, November 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 28th District, 1913, 1915-16; member of New York state senate, 1917-23 (20th District 1917-18, 18th District 1919-23); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-39; died in office 1939. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy. Died, following an operation for a chest tumor, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 1939 (age 52 years, 250 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Albert Perkins Langtry (1860-1939) — also known as Albert P. Langtry — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass., July 27, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1903-10; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifth Hampden District, 1909-11; secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1911-13, 1915-21. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Melrose Hospital, Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., August 28, 1939 (age 79 years, 32 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Langtry and Sarah Jane (Lakin) Langtry; married, August 3, 1886, to Sarah C. Spear.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert William Bonynge (1863-1939) — also known as Robert W. Bonynge — of Denver, Colo.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1893-94; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1896; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1904-09; defeated, 1900. Member, American Bar Association; Union League. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1939 (age 76 years, 14 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Bonynge and Susan (Burchell) Bonynge; married 1886 to Mary Alida Riblet (died 1937).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Washington Edmonds (1864-1939) — also known as George W. Edmonds — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa., February 22, 1864. Republican. Druggist; coal dealer; lumber business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1913-25, 1933-35. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 28, 1939 (age 75 years, 218 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Henry R. Edmonds and Catherine Ann (Huntzinger) Edmonds; brother of Franklin Spencer Edmonds (1874-?); married, June 14, 1899, to Julia H. Riley (1874-1945).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene P. Booze (c.1880-1939) — of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss. Born in Mississippi, about 1880. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936. Shot by an unknown assailant as he was leaving his office, and died the next day in a hospital at Greenville, Washington County, Miss., November 7, 1939 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1901 to Mary C. Booze (1878-1955) (daughter of Isaiah T. Montgomery).
  Political family: Booze family of Mound Bayou, Mississippi.
  Eli P. Pepper (1848-1939) — of Sussex County, Del. Born September 25, 1848. Democrat. Farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1901-02. Died, in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Sussex County, Del., November 20, 1939 (age 91 years, 56 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Del.
  Relatives: Son of David Pepper (1805-1889) and Naomi (Warrington) Pepper (1815-1886); married 1892 to Mary Eugenia Burton (1860-1894).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Beryl Franklin Carroll (1860-1939) — also known as Beryl F. Carroll — of Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Davis County, Iowa, March 15, 1860. Republican. School teacher; livestock dealer; newspaper editor; Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1892; candidate for Iowa state house of representatives, 1893; member of Iowa state senate, 1895-98; postmaster; Iowa state auditor, 1903-09; Governor of Iowa, 1909-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912; organizer and president, Provident Life Insurance Company. Methodist. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 16, 1939 (age 79 years, 276 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Bloomfield, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Willys Carroll (1811-1867) and Christina (Wright) Carroll (1817-1903); married, June 15, 1886, to Sarah Jennie Dodson (1859-1946).
  Heywood Campbell Broun (1888-1939) — also known as Heywood Broun — of New York; Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 7, 1888. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1930. Catholic. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Sportswriter; columnist for New York newspapers; founder of the American Newspaper Guild in 1933 and its first president; expelled from Socialist Party in 1933. Died, of pneumonia, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 18, 1939 (age 51 years, 11 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Heywood Cox Broun and Henriette (Brose) Broun; married 1917 to Ruth Hale (divorced 1933); married 1935 to Constance (Madison) Dooley (actress).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books by Heywood Broun: Collected Edition of Heywood Broun (1941) — Christians only : a study in prejudice
  Books about Heywood Broun: Richard O'Connor, Heywood Broun : A Biography
  George Henry Heinke (1882-1940) — also known as George H. Heinke — of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb. Born near Dunbar, Otoe County, Neb., July 22, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; Otoe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-23, 1927-35; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1939-40; died in office 1940. Injured in an automobile collision during a snowstorm, and died a week later in a hospital at Morrilton, Conway County, Ark., January 2, 1940 (age 57 years, 164 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Nebraska City, Neb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wyndham Robertson Meredith (1859-1940) — also known as Wyndham R. Meredith — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., April 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Virginia, 1896. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from pneumonia and heart disease, in Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va., January 12, 1940 (age 80 years, 281 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Alexander Meredith (1814-1882) and Sarah Ann (Bernard) Meredith (1817-1889); brother of Charles Vivian Meredith; married to Anne Seddon Morson (1861-1917); first cousin once removed of Bernard Brockenbrough Semmes (1864-1917).
  Political family: Meredith family of Richmond, Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Charles Butte (1877-1940) — also known as George C. Butte — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla.; Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 9, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1924; Puerto Rico attorney general, 1925; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; American Society for International Law; American Law Institute; Alpha Tau Omega; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following surgery for an intestinal blockage, in American Hospital, Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, January 18, 1940 (age 62 years, 254 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery, Dublin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Felix Butte and Lena Clara (Stoes) Butte; married, August 21, 1898, to Bertha Lattimore (1878-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Vail Ingersoll (1875-1940) — also known as Raymond V. Ingersoll — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., April 3, 1875. Lawyer; campaign manager for Alfred E. Smith, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1934-40; died in office 1940. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Theta. Died, following surgery, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 24, 1940 (age 64 years, 327 days). Interment at Friends Burying Ground, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Ingersoll (1818-1893) and Ellen (Vail) Ingersoll (1842-1907); married, September 29, 1908, to Marion Crary (1880-1922); second cousin once removed of John Nathaniel Ingersoll (1817-1881); fourth cousin once removed of Robert Stephen Ingersoll.
  Political family: Ingersoll family of New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  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
  William J. Wells (1876-1940) — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 15, 1876. Republican. Accountant; general manager, later president, R.H. Macy & Co. department store; bank director; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a heart condition, in Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, Essex County, N.J., March 22, 1940 (age 63 years, 98 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Arthur W. Karch (1886-1940) — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Born in Frankfort, Will County, Ill., 1886. Physician; surgeon; founder of Monroe Hospital; mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1939-40; died in office 1940. Died, in Monroe Hospital, Monroe, Monroe County, Mich., April 29, 1940 (age about 53 years). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, La Salle, Mich.
  Lincoln Curtis Chenoweth (1862-1940) — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo.; Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Pineville, McDonald County, Mo., March 20, 1862. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1904; member of Democratic National Committee from Missouri, 1904. Injured, along with his wife, in an automobile accident in November, 1936, which was eventually fatal to both; his wife died in 1937, and he died, in St. John's Hospital, Joplin, Jasper County, Mo., May 5, 1940 (age 78 years, 46 days). Interment at Ozark Memorial Park, Joplin, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Albert White Chenoweth (1835-1883) and Thirrissa L. (Harmon) Chenoweth (1841-1880); married, July 10, 1887, to America Lavina McNatt (1868-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Earl Cooley (1880-1940) — of Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Richmond, McHenry County, Ill., March 27, 1880. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1921-23. Died in Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Adams County, Colo., May 6, 1940 (age 60 years, 40 days). Burial location unknown.
  Frederic Clemson Howe (1867-1940) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Meadville, Crawford County, Pa., November 21, 1867. Lawyer; law professor; writer; member of Ohio state senate, 1906-09; Commissioner of Immigration for the Port of New York, 1914-19. Died, in Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass., August 3, 1940 (age 72 years, 256 days). Interment at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Howe and Jane (Clemson) Howe; married 1904 to Marie H. Jenney.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Frederic Hughes (1883-1940) — also known as James F. Hughes — of De Pere, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 7, 1883. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1920, 1928; member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1920-24; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1933-35. Died in a hospital at Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., August 9, 1940 (age 57 years, 2 days). Interment at Cady Cemetery, Lawrence, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Franklin Houston (1866-1940) — also known as David F. Houston — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Monroe, Union County, N.C., February 17, 1866. Superintendent of schools; university professor; president, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, 1902-05; president, University of Texas, 1905-08; chancellor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1908-16; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1913-20; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1920-21; vice president, American Telephone and Telegraph Co. and president, Bell Telephone Securities Co.; president, Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, 1930-1940; director, United States Steel Corporation. Member, American Economic Association. Died, from heart disease, at the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 2, 1940 (age 74 years, 198 days). Interment at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church, Laurel Hollow, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Houston and Cornelia Anne (Stevens) Houston; married, December 11, 1895, to Helen Beall (1873-1940).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank J. Conway (c.1888-1940) — of Derby, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn., about 1888. Democrat. Mayor of Derby, Conn., 1923-28. Died, from double pneumonia, in the New Haven General Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 21, 1940 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Robert Lee Vann (1879-1940) — also known as Robert L. Vann — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Oakmont, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Ahoskie, Hertford County, N.C., August 27, 1879. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. African ancestry. Died, at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 24, 1940 (age 61 years, 58 days). Entombed at Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Lucy Peoples; married 1910 to Jessie Matthews.
  The Robert L. Vann Elementary School (built 1914 as Watt School; name changed to Vann 1941; closed and sold 2011; now St. Benedict the Moor Catholic School), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
  Roland N. Holsaple (1876-1940) — also known as R. N. Holsaple — of Litchfield, Hillsdale County, Mich.; Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich.; Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; South Dakota; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Minnesota; Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Monroeville, Allen County, Ind., April 11, 1876. Republican. Minister; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1940. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died, of pneumonia, in Pleasant Home Hospital, Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich., October 31, 1940 (age 64 years, 203 days). Interment at Elkland Township Cemetery, Near Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, May 11, 1899, to Gertrude Ann Perry.
  Key Pittman (1872-1940) — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Tonopah, Nye County, Nev. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., September 19, 1872. Democrat. Went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1913-40; defeated, 1910; died in office 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. It was rumored for years that he died before his final election in 1940, and that party leaders kept his body on ice in a hotel bathtub until he was re-elected; this story has been disproven. In fact, he suffered a severe heart attack before the election, at the Riverside Hotel, and died after the election at the Washoe General Hospital, Reno, Washoe County, Nev., November 10, 1940 (age 68 years, 52 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno, Nev.
  Relatives: Son of William Buckner Pittman (1837-1887) and Catherine (Key) Pittman; brother of Vail Montgomery Pittman; married, July 7, 1900, to Mimosa June Gates (1872-1952); great-grandnephew of Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin twice removed of Aylette Buckner; second cousin four times removed of John Walker and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of James Francis Buckner (1849-1923); third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, George Madison and Meriwether Lewis; fourth cousin once removed of Aylett Hawes Buckner.
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  James McLachlan (1852-1940) — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Scotland, August 1, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from California, 1895-97, 1901-11 (6th District 1895-97, 1901-03, 7th District 1903-11). Died in a hospital at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1940 (age 88 years, 112 days). Entombed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry William Hutton (1853-1940) — also known as Harry W. Hutton; Harry Percy William Hillsdon — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Tring, Hertfordshire, England, September 23, 1853. Lawyer; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from California 4th District, 1928. Member, Odd Fellows. Police commissioner of San Francisco 1901-03. Died, in Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., December 9, 1940 (age 87 years, 77 days). Entombed at Mt. Olivet Mausoleum, Colma, Calif.
  Bertram Eugene Harcourt (1881-1940) — also known as Bertram E. Harcourt — of Medina, Orleans County, N.Y. Born in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., August 14, 1881. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1940; died in office 1940. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Suffered a heart attack in front of the Broadhurst Theatre, and died soon after, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 9, 1940 (age 59 years, 117 days). Interment at Boxwood Cemetery, Medina, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Harcourt and Sarah E. (Hagadorn) Harcourt; married to Bertha H. Hacking.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles W. Pugsley Charles William Pugsley (1878-1940) — also known as Charles W. Pugsley — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Woodbine, Harrison County, Iowa, 1878. Farmer; editor, Nebraska Farmer weekly newspaper; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; assistant U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1921-23; president, South Dakota State College (later University), 1923-40. Died, in a hospital at Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., December 17, 1940 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: American Review of Reviews, February 1922
  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
  Harry Tuck Sherman (1866-1941) — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, August 13, 1866. U.S. Deputy Consul General in Antwerp, 1901-07; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Antwerp, 1907-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Antwerp, 1916-32; Ghent, 1932. Died, in Orange Memorial Hospital, Orange, Essex County, N.J., March 5, 1941 (age 74 years, 204 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Edwin Sherman (born 1839) and Velzora Adelma (Tuck) Sherman; married to Ellen Florence Gray; father of Jack Tuck Sherman (1887?-1976?) and Donald Tuck Sherman.
  Political family: Sherman family of New Jersey.
  Herschel L. Carnahan (c.1879-1941) — also known as H. L. Carnahan — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Aledo, Mercer County, Ill., about 1879. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1928-31; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the head, at his downtown law office and died shortly afterward, at Georgia Street Receiving Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 13, 1941 (age about 62 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Evergreen Memorial Park, Riverside, Calif.
  Alexander Gair Blue (1882-1941) — also known as Alexander G. Blue — of Patchogue, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., March 5, 1882. Progressive. Lawyer; candidate for New York state senate 1st District, 1912; Suffolk County District Attorney, 1930-32. Scottish ancestry. Died, in Mather Memorial Hospital, Port Jefferson, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., April 11, 1941 (age 59 years, 37 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Gair Blue and Isabella McFarlane (Black) Blue; married, October 13, 1906, to Alma E. Smith (1881-1920).
  John G. Moore (c.1869-1941) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1869. First selectman of Stamford, Connecticut, 1916-22. Died, in Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., May 29, 1941 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Charles E. Moore (1880?-?).
Bird S. Coler Bird Sim Coler (1868-1941) — also known as Bird S. Coler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., October 9, 1868. Democrat. Stockbroker; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1904; candidate for Governor of New York, 1902; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1906-09; candidate for New York state comptroller, 1918. Died, in Caledonia Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 12, 1941 (age 72 years, 246 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Cordelia Shipley (Sim) Coler (1827-1886) and William Nichols Coler; married, October 10, 1888, to Emily Moore.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
  Andrew Jackson Houston (1854-1941) — of La Porte, Harris County, Tex. Born in Independence, Washington County, Tex., June 21, 1854. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Texas, 1892 (Republican), 1910 (Prohibition), 1912 (Prohibition); U.S. Senator from Texas, 1941; died in office 1941. Died in a hospital at Baltimore, Md., June 26, 1941 (age 87 years, 5 days). Originally entombed at Abbey Mausoleum (which no longer exists), Arlington, Va.; reinterment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Houston (1793-1863) and Margaret (Lea) Houston.
  Political family: Daniel-Houston family of Texas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Sol Ullman (c.1893-1941) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1893. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1919-23; defeated, 1923; indicted by a Federal grand jury in 1921 on charges of conspiring to create a falsified income tax return for a manufacturing company; a trial resulted in a directed verdict of acquittal due to insufficient evidence; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1928. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Arrested and indicted in 1939 on charges of protecting a physician who performed illegal abortions; in 1941, a dentist was convicted as Ullman's agent in soliciting protection money from physicians, and during the pendency of the criminal charges, disbarment proceedings were brought against him. However, he was never tried, and his obituary states that he was "exonerated". Died, in Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 6, 1941 (age about 48 years). Entombed at Union Field Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Ullman and Kate Ullman; married to Esther or Estelle Blau.
  Archie Dovell Sanders (1857-1941) — also known as Archie D. Sanders — of Stafford, Genesee County, N.Y. Born in Stafford, Genesee County, N.Y., June 17, 1857. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1896, 1924, 1932, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate); member of New York Republican State Committee, 1900-01; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 28th New York District, 1909; member of New York state senate 44th District, 1915-16; U.S. Representative from New York 39th District, 1917-33; chair of Genesee County Republican Party, 1929, 1939. Died, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 15, 1941 (age 84 years, 28 days). Interment at Stafford Rural Cemetery, Stafford, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Dovell) Sanders and John Sanders (1838?-?); uncle of Harry D. Sanders.
  Political family: Sanders family of Stafford, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Fitzgibbons (1868-1941) — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Glenmore, Oneida County, N.Y., July 10, 1868. Democrat. Mayor of Oswego, N.Y., 1910-11, 1918-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; U.S. Representative from New York at-large, 1933-35; defeated, 1914. Died in a hospital at Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., August 4, 1941 (age 73 years, 25 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Oswego, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Jason E. Payne Jason Elihu Payne (1874-1941) — also known as Jason E. Payne — of Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak. Born in Clay County, S.Dak., January 22, 1874. Republican. Lost his right arm as a youth, in an accident with a runaway team of horses; college instructor; lawyer; law professor; member of South Dakota state senate 2nd District, 1903-06. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association. An enraged litigant, Ozzie Kirby, tried to kill him in in 1940; Kirby also shot and killed Payne's law partner. Injured in an automobile accident, and died several weeks later as a result, in a hospital at Vermillion, Clay County, S.Dak., September 11, 1941 (age 67 years, 232 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Byron Spencer Payne (1839-1925) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Woodworth) Payne (1846-1926); brother of Byron Samuel Payne (1876-?); married, July 20, 1905, to Iwae E. Sheppard.
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Samuel Abbot Maginnis (1885-1941) — also known as S. Abbot Maginnis — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, October 23, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1919-21. Member, Elks. Died, in Emergency Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 25, 1941 (age 55 years, 337 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of William Lyman Maginnis (1858-1910) and Letie (Abbot) Maginnis; married, April 29, 1914, to Margaret McKenna (died 1933); married, August 12, 1936, to Gwendolyn Brownlee.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Harvey Lowery (1860-1941) — also known as J. H. Lowery — of Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La. Born in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La., October 18, 1860. Republican. Physician; sugar grower; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1940. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, in Flint-Goodridge Hospital, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 25, 1941 (age 80 years, 342 days). Interment at Ascension Catholic Cemetery, Donaldsonville, La.
  Relatives: Son of John Harvey Lowery (1834-1907) and Elizabeth (Carson) Lowery (1835-1919); married 1883 to Elizabeth Conway (1867-1924); married, December 13, 1927, to Mary L. Brown (1907-1993).
  Lowery Middle School, and Lowery Elementary School, in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, are named for him.
  Epitaph: "Though He Sleeps, His Memory Doth Live, And Cheering Comfort To His Mourners Give."
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Linville Bumgarner, Jr. (1867-1941) — also known as Linville Bumgarner — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Born in Millers Creek, Wilkes County, N.C., July 7, 1867. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Wilkes County, 1913-14; member of North Carolina state senate 28th District, 1915-16, 1921-22. Baptist. Died, following an attack of apoplexy, in Wilkes Hospital, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C., November 1, 1941 (age 74 years, 117 days). Interment at Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James L. Bumgarner and Phoebe Hincher Bumgarner; married 1889 to Bessie R. McNeil.
  Edward Elwell Spafford (1878-1941) — also known as Edward E. Spafford — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., March 12, 1878. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; National Commander, American Legion, 1927-28; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1930. Member, American Legion. In 1941, during divorce proceedings, he was accused of conspiring with German agents in America; in an interview published in 1943 by journalist John Roy Carlson, he espoused strongly antisemitic and pro-Hitler views. Died, in the Naval Academy Hospital, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., November 13, 1941 (age 63 years, 246 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Duncan Spafford (1841-1912) and Georgia F. Spafford; married, May 22, 1912, to Lucille M. Stevens (died 1914); married 1922 to Lillian Mercer Pierce.
  Roscoe Conklin Chandley (1873-1941) — also known as Roscoe C. Chandley — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Born in Madison County, N.C., January 3, 1873. Republican. Postmaster at Greensboro, N.C., 1922-34. Died, from a coronary occlusion and arteriosclerosis, in Wesley Long Hospital, Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., November 27, 1941 (age 68 years, 328 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, N.C.
  Presumably named for: Roscoe Conkling
  Relatives: Son of Ruth (Tweed) Chandley (1844-1914) and Mitchell A. Chandley (1845-1926); married to Eliza Jane Rice (1877-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Rena McFadzean (1872-1941) — also known as Rena A. Palmer; Mrs. John McFadzean — of Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colo.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Tuscola County, Mich., March 26, 1872. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Female. Died in a hospital at Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., December 18, 1941 (age 69 years, 267 days). Interment at Del Norte Cemetery, Del Norte, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1895 to John McFadzean (1867-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Weston Allen (1872-1942) — also known as J. Weston Allen — of Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Newton Highlands, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 19, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1915-18; Massachusetts state attorney general, 1920-22. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion. Prosecuted Charles Ponzi and other famous criminals. Died in a hospital at Belmont, Middlesex County, Mass., January 1, 1942 (age 69 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Allen and Grace Mason (Weston) Allen; married, June 12, 1901, to Caroline Cheney Hills.
  August Carl Polster (1885-1942) — also known as August Polster — of Wausau, Marathon County, Wis. Born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., September 24, 1885. Railway freight clerk; banker; mayor of Wausau, Wis., 1938-42; died in office 1942. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Royal and Select Masters; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; White Shrine of Jerusalem; Moose; Royal Arcanum; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died, in St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., February 1, 1942 (age 56 years, 130 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of August F. Polster and Anna (Rubritins) Polster.
  Hardy Maxey Swift (1870-1942) — of Illinois. Born in Jefferson County, Ill., August 29, 1870. Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Ill., 1911, 1927-29; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1934. Methodist. Member, Redmen; Elks; Woodmen; Lions. Died, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident, in Thompson Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill., February 15, 1942 (age 71 years, 170 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
  Andrew Houston Longino (1855-1942) — of Mississippi. Born in Lawrence County, Miss., May 16, 1855. Member of Mississippi state senate, 1880-84; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1888-89; Governor of Mississippi, 1900-04. Italian ancestry. Died in Baptist Hospital, Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., February 24, 1942 (age 86 years, 284 days). Interment at Cedarlawn Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  John Mary Morin (1868-1942) — also known as John M. Morin — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 18, 1868. Republican. Steelworker; member, Central Trades Council of Pittsburgh; director of public safety, Pittsburgh, 1909-13; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1913-29 (at-large 1913-15, 31st District 1915-23, 34th District 1923-29). Irish ancestry. Member, Eagles. Died in Marine Hospital, Baltimore, Md., March 3, 1942 (age 73 years, 319 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Joseph Morin and Rose Joyce Morin; married 1897 to Eleanor C. Hickey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Stephen J. Stilwell (1866-1942) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, May 10, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1909-13; removed 1913; charged in 1913 with extorting a bribe of $3,500 from George H. Kendall, president of the New York Bank Note company, over a bill that Kendall supported; tried in the State Senate and found not guilty on April 15 by a vote of 28 to 21; indicted on May 12 by a grand jury for soliciting a bribe; tried soon after, and convicted on May 24; this removed him from office; sentenced to four to eight years in prison; after his release, he moved to Mamaroneck and entered the real estate business; indicted in 1934 on charges that he defrauded his former stenographer of $9,000 when she came to him seeking a Naval Academy appointment for her son, but the case did not go to trial; arrested in March 1941 and indicted in April on charges that he attempted to bribe a Mamaroneck village trustee $1,000 to obtain a police job for an associate; pleaded guilty, but never sentenced; while incarcerated, his legs were amputated. Died, while a prisoner awaiting sentence, in Grasslands Hospital, Valhalla, Westchester County, N.Y., April 20, 1942 (age 75 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Delia (Archer) Stilwell (1833-1925) and William Jewitt Stilwell; married, February 14, 1887, to Celia A. Blanck.
  William Edgar Hull (1866-1942) — also known as William E. Hull — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Lewistown, Fulton County, Ill., January 13, 1866. Republican. Postmaster at Peoria, Ill., 1898-1906; chemical company executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1923-33. Died, in a hospital at Toronto, Ontario, May 30, 1942 (age 76 years, 137 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, February 27, 1889, to Ella Harris (1867-1956).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Henry Morehead (1861-1942) — also known as John H. Morehead — of Falls City, Richardson County, Neb. Born near Columbia, Lucas County, Iowa, December 3, 1861. Democrat. Merchant; farmer; banker; Richardson County Treasurer, 1896-99; mayor, Falls City, Neb., 1900; member of Nebraska state senate, 1911; Governor of Nebraska, 1913-17; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1916 (alternate), 1940; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1918; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 1st District, 1923-35. Presbyterian. Died in a hospital at St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., May 31, 1942 (age 80 years, 179 days). Interment at Steele Cemetery, Falls City, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Morehead and Frances (Cooper) Morehead; married, February 14, 1885, to Minnie Weisenreder.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ragnvald Anderson Nestos (1877-1942) — also known as R. A. Nestos — of Minot, Ward County, N.Dak. Born in Voss, Norway, April 12, 1877. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1911-12; Ward County State's Attorney, 1913-16; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1916, 1928; Governor of North Dakota, 1921-25; defeated in primary, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Rotary. Suffered a stroke, and died three days later, in a hospital at Minot, Ward County, N.Dak., July 15, 1942 (age 65 years, 94 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Andres R. Nestos and Herborg (Saue) Nestos.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles Stephens Charles Stephens (1870-1942) — of Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., February 28, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; Cherokee County Attorney, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1922, 1924; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1926; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Presbyterian. Died, in City Hospital, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kan., December 29, 1942 (age 72 years, 304 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Columbus, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas M. Stephens (1838-1879) and Maurine Mary 'Mamie' (Jenness) Stephens (1850-1919); married, April 27, 1896, to Emma Mary Stump (1871-1906); married, December 1, 1908, to Viola Townsend (1878-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Modern Light, Industrial Edition, July 23, 1914
  Carolyn Caldwell (1871-1943) — of Lake George, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Walden, Orange County, N.Y., October 15, 1871. Democrat. Restaurant owner; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1942. Female. Died, of chronic myocarditis, in Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., 1943 (age about 71 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Warrensburg, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frederick Sedelmeyer and Gertrude (Mehew) Sedelmeyer; married to George Caldwell.
  Charles Anson Bond (1873-1943) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio, February 3, 1873. Mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1908-09. Methodist. Executive of the Bond Clothing Company. Died in the Wyoming Valley Homeopathic Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., January 5, 1943 (age 69 years, 336 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Charles Kramer (1879-1943) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., April 18, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 13th District, 1933-43; defeated, 1942, 1943; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1941. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died in Cedar Lodge Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 20, 1943 (age 63 years, 277 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Peter H. Ruvolo (c.1895-1943) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Italy, about 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1938; member of New York state senate, 1939; resigned 1939; municipal judge in New York, 1940-43. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, of a heart ailment, in Lutheran Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 27, 1943 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Catherine E. Foran.
  Louis Henry Fead (1877-1943) — also known as Louis H. Fead — of Newberry, Luce County, Mich.; Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Lexington, Sanilac County, Mich., May 2, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Luce County Prosecuting Attorney, 1901-12; vice-president, Newberry State Bank; circuit judge in Michigan 11th Circuit, 1913-28; resigned 1928; worked with the Red Cross in France during and after World War I; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928-37; appointed 1928; defeated, 1937; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928, 1937. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Kiwanis; Lions. Died, from a heart attack while suffering from throat cancer, in the University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 4, 1943 (age 65 years, 278 days). Interment at Deepdale Memorial Park, Near Lansing, Eaton County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Lawrence Fead and Augusta (Walther) Fead; married, September 19, 1919, to Marion McPherson.
  Franklin Ely Atwood (1878-1943) — also known as Frank Ely Atwood — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., October 5, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Carrollton, Mo., 1914-15; Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-19; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 8th District, 1922-23; justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1925-35; defeated, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1936. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Atwood Hospital, Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo., March 5, 1943 (age 64 years, 151 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Smith Atwood and Nancy (Goodson) Atwood; married, October 22, 1908, to Agnes Rea Luscombe.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  Charles Lilly Culbert (1866-1943) — also known as Charles L. Culbert — of Jackson, Amador County, Calif. Born in Amador City, Amador County, Calif., September 25, 1866. Democrat. Amador County Clerk, 1894-1906; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Freemasons. Died, in Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., April 7, 1943 (age 76 years, 194 days). Interment at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Amador City, Calif.
  Gordon Auchincloss (c.1887-1943) — of Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1887. Lawyer; assistant treasurer, Democratic National Committee, 1916; secretary to his father-in-law, Col. Edward M. House, during negotiations of the Armistice in 1918 and the Paris Peace Conference in 1919; director, Chase National Bank and International Paper Company; bankruptcy trustee and receiver. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from Hodgkin's disease, in the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1943 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edgar Stirling Auchincloss and Maria La Grange (Sloan) Auchincloss; brother of James Coats Auchincloss (1885-1976); married to Janet House; grandson of Samuel Sloan; first cousin of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; first cousin once removed of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Charles Alexander Young (1870-1943) — also known as Charles A. Young — of Cadet, Washington County, Mo. Born in Greencastle, Warren County, Ky., October 7, 1870. Republican. Merchant; postmaster; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Washington County, 1921-30, 1943; died in office 1943. While crossing a street, was hit by a car, badly injured, and died an hour and a half later in a hospital at Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., May 8, 1943 (age 72 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Joachim Cemetery, Old Mines, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, March 2, 1897, to Mary Louise Bouchard.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Calhoun Phillips (1870-1943) — also known as John C. Phillips — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Vermont, Fulton County, Ill., November 13, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Governor of Arizona, 1929-31. Suffered a heart attack, while fishing on Lake Mary, and died soon after, in Flagstaff Hospital, Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz., June 25, 1943 (age 72 years, 224 days). Interment somewhere in Prescott, Ariz.
  Presumably named for: John C. Calhoun
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Phillips and Elizabeth (Wood) Phillips; married to Minnie Rexroat.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Timothy Thomas Ansberry (1871-1943) — also known as Timothy T. Ansberry — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, December 24, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; Defiance County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1903; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1907-15; defeated, 1904; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1915-16; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924 (alternate), 1928; law partner of Joseph E. Davies. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died following a gall bladder operation complicated by heart disease, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1943 (age 71 years, 193 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Ansberry and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Ansberry; married, December 26, 1898, to Nellie Kettenring.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Weldon Bailey, Jr. (1892-1943) — also known as Joseph W. Bailey, Jr. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex., December 15, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas at-large, 1933-35; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Presbyterian. Died in military service, of pneumonia following injuries he suffered in a collision, in the military hospital at Camp Howze, near Gainesville, Cooke County, Tex., July 17, 1943 (age 50 years, 214 days). Original interment at Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Tex.; reinterment in 1958 at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Weldon Bailey (1862-1929) and Ellen (Murray) Bailey; married, November 6, 1924, to Roberta Lewis; first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge and John Floyd; second cousin once removed of John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd.
  Political family: Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis Marion Taitt (1862-1943) — also known as Francis M. Taitt — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa. Born in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., January 3, 1862. Republican. Episcopal priest; bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, 1931-43; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1940. Episcopalian. Died, from pneumonia, in Crozer Hospital, Upland, Delaware County, Pa., July 17, 1943 (age 81 years, 195 days). Entombed at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Presumably named for: Francis Marion
  Relatives: Son of James M. Taitt and Elizabeth (Conway) Taitt.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Philas Stratton Jones (1867-1943) — also known as Philas S. Jones — of Wilburton, Latimer County, Okla.; Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Kentucky, September 30, 1867. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 3rd District, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Died, of arteriosclerosis, in a hospital at Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., July 27, 1943 (age 75 years, 300 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
Ernest Lynn Waldorf Ernest Lynn Waldorf (1876-1943) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Otsego County, N.Y., May 14, 1876. Republican. Pastor; chaplain; bishop; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1928, 1936. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, in the Noble Foundation Hospital, Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 27, 1943 (age 67 years, 74 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David Hiram Waldorf and Mercy Ann (Thrall) Waldorf; married 1902 to Flora Janet Irish (1876-1963).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Times, July 28, 1943
  Nat Rogan (c.1882-1943) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Ripley, Tippah County, Miss., about 1882. Democrat. Real estate business; financier; campaign manager for U.S. Sen. William G. McAdoo, 1932; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th California District, 1935-43; resigned 1943. Died, following a heart attack, in Mercy Hospital, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 8, 1943 (age about 61 years). Cremated.
  Fred Joseph Slater (1885-1943) — also known as Fred J. Slater — of Greece, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y., June 26, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; real estate business; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1925-28; member of New York state senate 46th District, 1929-34; defeated, 1934, 1936. Member, Order of the Coif; Farm Bureau; Elks; Moose. Died, following a heart attack, at I. M. Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., August 20, 1943 (age 58 years, 55 days). Interment at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greece, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Slater and Mary (McShea) Slater; married 1920 to Agnes G. Mulligan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Wilder Hardee (1872-1943) — also known as George W. Hardee — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., December 29, 1872. Cigar manufacturer; Vice-Consul for Argentina in Jacksonville, Fla., 1923-35. Member, Rotary. Died, in a hospital at Baltimore, Md., August 21, 1943 (age 70 years, 235 days). Interment somewhere in New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Married, February 3, 1908, to Elvira Concepcion Guerra (1885-1984; daughter of Vicente Guerra (1850-1909)).
  Henry Hughes Hough (1871-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in St. Pierre and Miquelon, January 8, 1871. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands. Died, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 9, 1943 (age 72 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, April 16, 1901, to Flaurence Oliphant Ward.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Anson Foster Keeler (1887-1943) — also known as Anson F. Keeler — of South Norwalk, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 22, 1887. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; laundry owner; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1927-31; member of Connecticut state senate 26th District, 1931; Connecticut state comptroller, 1933-35. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Redmen. Died, from a heart ailment, in Veterans Hospital, Newington, Hartford County, Conn., September 29, 1943 (age 56 years, 7 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Foster Keeler (born 1854) and Mary Gazetta (Foster) Keeler (born 1856); seventh great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler; first cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; second cousin twice removed of Stephen Hiram Keeler; third cousin twice removed of Calvin Frisbie; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Silliman, Gold Selleck Silliman and Benjamin Silliman; fourth cousin of Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler; fourth cousin once removed of Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923), Tracy R. Bangs and Frank D. Bangs.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur D. Gallery (1861-1943) — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich., October 28, 1861. Newspaper publisher; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Tuscola County, 1933. Congregationalist; later Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Rotary. Died, in Caro Community Hospital, Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., October 3, 1943 (age 81 years, 340 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Eaton Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, June 30, 1897, to Anna Mead.
  Charlotte Sleeth Farrar (c.1873-1943) — also known as Charlotte Farrar; Charlotte L. Sleeth — of Rushville, Rush County, Ind.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rushville, Rush County, Ind., about 1873. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1932 (alternate); member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1940. Female. Died, of heart trouble, in New York Infirmary for Women and Children, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 15, 1943 (age about 70 years). Interment at East Hill Cemetery, Rushville, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charlotte (McPike) Sleeth and George Sleeth (1850?-?); sister of Mary A. Sleeth; married to Herbert Farrar.
  Political family: Sleeth family of Rushville, Indiana.
  Thomas Arthur Turner (1878-1943) — also known as Arthur Turner — of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Ark.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Corydon, Henderson County, Ky., February 11, 1878. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1908-11. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, of arteriosclerosis, in a hospital at San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., October 22, 1943 (age 65 years, 253 days). Interment at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, Calif.
  Relatives: Grandson of James Albert Turner (1822?-?).
  Harry Kopp (1881-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia (now Brest, Belarus), February 27, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Nathan D. Perlman from 1909, Samuel Markewich in 1910-33, and Samuel Null in 1927-33; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1910-12; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1943 (age 62 years, 242 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Edward F. Boyle (c.1876-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1876. Democrat. Borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1919; defeated, 1919; resigned 1919; presiding justice of Children's Court (later Domestic Relations Court). Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Clare's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1943 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1900 to Helen Kennedy (died 1902); married 1906 to Josephine Martin.
  Anton Emil Achard (1889-1944) — also known as Tony Achard — of Clare, Clare County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., June 12, 1889. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1927-30; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1929-30; chair of Clare County Republican Party, 1929-32. German ancestry. Member, Elks. Suffered a heart attack, and died soon after, at Marion Hospital, Marion, Osceola County, Mich., 1944 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Emil Felix Achard (1856-1944) and Elizabeth Augusta (Ritter) Achard (1860-1943); married to Marjorie Jackson (1900-1973).
  Floyd W. Annabel (c.1886-1944) — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Howard, Steuben County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1935; appointed 1935; defeated, 1935. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, of pneumonia, in Bath Hospital, Bath, Steuben County, N.Y., January 13, 1944 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Olive Dutcher.
  Clarence V. Mooney (c.1888-1944) — of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, N.J., about 1888. Police officer; mayor of Asbury Park, N.J., 1941-44; died in office 1944. Suffered a heart attack, and died soon after, in Fitkin Hospital, Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J., January 13, 1944 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Carter Burdett (1884-1944) — also known as William C. Burdett — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., February 3, 1884. Mining engineer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Ensenada, 1919-22; Seville, 1922-25; Brussels, 1925-30; U.S. Consul General in Callao-Lima, 1930-35; Buenos Aires, 1935-38; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1939-40; U.S. Minister to New Zealand, 1943-44, died in office 1944. Died, in a hospital at Wellington, New Zealand, January 14, 1944 (age 59 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Potter Burdett and Serafina (Carter) Burdett; married 1918 to Elizabeth Hardwick Burke; father of William Carter Burdett, Jr. (1918-1995).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Mason P. Rumney (1883-1944) — of Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich. Born December 4, 1883. Steel executive; mayor of Grosse Pointe, Mich., 1939-44; died in office 1944. Died, following surgery for a stomach ailment, in the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., January 20, 1944 (age 60 years, 47 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John G. Rumney; married to Miriam Hull.
  John Boyd Avis (1875-1944) — of Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Deerfield, Cumberland County, N.J., July 11, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1902-05; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1904-05; member of New Jersey state senate from Gloucester County, 1906-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1929-44; died in office 1944. Presbyterian. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Moose; Foresters; Redmen. Died, in Price Memorial Hospital, Camden, Camden County, N.J., January 21, 1944 (age 68 years, 194 days). Interment at Wenonah Cemetery, Woodbury, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Hitchner Avis (1845-1933) and Sarah 'Sallie' (Barker) Avis (1846-1926); married, September 27, 1899, to Minnie Genung Anderson (died 1949).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Thomas Edward Campbell (1878-1944) — also known as Thomas E. Campbell — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., January 18, 1878. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1914; Governor of Arizona, 1917, 1919-23; defeated, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1924-28; member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 1, 1944 (age 66 years, 43 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Campbell and Eliza (O'Flynn) Campbell; married, June 18, 1900, to Eleanor Gayle Allen.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Clayson Wheeler Aldridge (1899-1944) — also known as Clayson W. Aldridge — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., October 19, 1899. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Jerusalem, 1925-27; Aden, 1927-28; Athens, 1929; U.S. Consul in Athens, 1929; Singapore, 1939. Died, from tuberculosis, in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Corona, Riverside County, Calif., March 30, 1944 (age 44 years, 163 days). Interment at Rome Cemetery, Rome, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles J. Aldridge and Jessie (Haskins) Aldridge.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sydney Smyth (d. 1944) — of Manila, Philippines. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Captured when the Japanese invaded the Philippines, and held at the Santo Tomas Interment Camp (University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines). Died, as a prisoner of war, in San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines, April 6, 1944. Original interment at La Loma Cemetery, Manila, Philippines; reinterment at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Quezon City, Philippines.
  William Dennison Stephens (1859-1944) — also known as William D. Stephens — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio, December 26, 1859. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1909; U.S. Representative from California, 1911-16 (7th District 1911-13, 10th District 1913-16); resigned 1916; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1916-17; Governor of California, 1917-23. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from a heart ailment, in the Santa Fe Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 1944 (age 84 years, 121 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Married, June 17, 1891, to Flora E. Rawson (1869-1931).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
Howard P. Savage Howard P. Savage (c.1884-1944) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boone, Boone County, Iowa, about 1884. Republican. Played one season as a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs baseball team; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; National Commander of the American Legion, 1926-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Member, American Legion. Died, in Edward Hines Jr. Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 7, 1944 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 1, 1928, to Lu Mary Van Oss.
  Image source: Time Magazine, September 26, 1927
  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.
  Ralph H. Clock (1878-1944) — of Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Geneva, Franklin County, Iowa, September 3, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908; superior court judge in California, 1923-25; member, California Fish and Game Commission, 1926-31; member of California state senate 33rd District; elected 1931. Died, in Seaside Hospital, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 29, 1944 (age 65 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Maude Harriman; cousin of Sherwood Alonzo Clock (1879-1952).
  Augustus F. Fey (1861-1944) — also known as Gus Fey — of Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Hawley, Wayne County, Pa., February 3, 1861. Blacksmith; mayor of Carbondale, Pa., 1928-32. Presbyterian. Died, in Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., July 2, 1944 (age 83 years, 150 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Carbondale, Pa.
  Richard Patrick Freeman (1869-1944) — also known as Richard P. Freeman — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., April 24, 1869. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1912; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1915-33. Died in a veteran's hospital at Newington, Hartford County, Conn., July 8, 1944 (age 75 years, 75 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Steven McGroarty (1862-1944) — of California. Born in Foster Township, Luzerne County, Pa., August 20, 1862. Democrat. U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1935-39; candidate in primary for secretary of state of California, 1938. Catholic. Elected poet laureate of California by the state legislature in 1933. Died, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 7, 1944 (age 81 years, 353 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles Horace Stranahan (1845-1944) — also known as Horace C. Stranahan — of Hood River County, Ore. Born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., February 15, 1845. Republican. Farmer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1913. Died, in Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Clark County, Wash., November 7, 1944 (age 99 years, 266 days). Interment at Idlewild Cemetery, Hood River, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of James K. Stranahan (1807-1896) and Permelia A. (Reynolds) Stranahan (1812-1891); married, November 11, 1869, to Margaret Anne McKinley (1849-1929).
  Smith Wildman Brookhart (1869-1944) — also known as Smith W. Brookhart — of Washington, Washington County, Iowa. Born near Arbela, Scotland County, Mo., February 2, 1869. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; school teacher; lawyer; farmer; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1922-26, 1927-33. Member, Farm Bureau; American Legion; National Rifle Association; Knights of Pythias. Died, from heart disease, in the Veterans Administration hospital in Whipple, Yavapai County, Ariz., November 15, 1944 (age 75 years, 287 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery, Washington, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Abram Colar Brookhart and Cynthia (Wildman) Brookhart; married, June 22, 1897, to Jennie Hearne.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Smith Wildman Brookhart: George W. McDaniel, Smith Wildman Brookhart : Iowa's Renegade Republican
  Charles Gallahue Ingraham (1868-1944) — also known as Charles G. Ingraham — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Born in Missouri, December 2, 1868. Mayor of Hastings, Neb., 1913-15, 1923-25, 1933-35; defeated, 1935. Died in Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital, Hastings, Adams County, Neb., December 22, 1944 (age 76 years, 20 days). Interment at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings, Neb.
  Francis Thomas Maloney (1894-1945) — also known as Francis T. Maloney — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., March 31, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; newspaper city editor; insurance agent; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1928-30; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1930-33; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1933-35; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1935-45; died in office 1945; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, following a heart attack, at the Meriden Hospital, Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 16, 1945 (age 50 years, 291 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Maloney and Grace (Hickey) Maloney; married 1918 to Martha Herzig.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Joseph Walker (1877-1945) — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., March 25, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1905; Silver Bow County Attorney, 1906-10; member of Montana state senate, 1922-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1928, 1932, 1936 (alternate); Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1940-45, 1940-45; died in office 1945. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 18, 1945 (age 67 years, 299 days). Interment at St. Patricks Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of David Walker (1848-1902) and Ellen (Comerford) Walker (1851-1916); brother of Frank Comerford Walker (1886-1959); married, June 7, 1905, to Maude Evelyn Matilda Margaret Galen (1878-1964).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Frederick C. Fairbanks Frederick Charles Fairbanks (1868-1945) — also known as Frederick C. Fairbanks — of Dresden, Germany; Dieppe, France. Born, of American parents, in Paris, France, July 2, 1868. Composer; professor of piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Dresden, Germany, 1897-99; U.S. Consular Agent in Dieppe, 1916-33. Died, from cardiac disease, in a hospital at Paris, France, February 7, 1945 (age 76 years, 220 days). Interment at Cimetière Parisien de Bagneux, Bagneux, France.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Fairbanks (1821-1897) and Laura R. (Woodworth) Fairbanks (1830-1909); nephew of Horace Fairbanks (1820-1888) and Franklin Fairbanks; grandson of Erastus Fairbanks; fourth cousin of Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1917)
  John Walter Farley (1871-1945) — also known as J. W. Farley; "Pop" — of Farley, Platte County, Mo. Born in Platte City, Platte County, Mo., June 1, 1871. Democrat. Banker; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Platte County, 1901-04, 1939-45; died in office 1945; member of Missouri Democratic State Committee, 1906-10. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in a hospital at Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., February 16, 1945 (age 73 years, 260 days). Interment at Platte City Cemetery, Platte City, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, April 19, 1899, to Emma S. Wallace (1870-1935).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Andrew Willson Barrett (1892-1945) — also known as R. A. W. Barrett — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Rusk, Cherokee County, Tex., November 21, 1892. Real estate business; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Atlanta, Ga., 1923-29. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons; American Legion. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in the station hospital, Ellington Field, Houston, Harris County, Tex., February 27, 1945 (age 52 years, 98 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Arthur Barrett (1853-1924) and Lela May (Willson) Barrett (1869-1954); married to Grace NcNaught Bloodworth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Allison D. Gibbs Allison De France Gibbs (1868-1945) — also known as Allison D. Gibbs — Born in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., April 3, 1868. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1920. While a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, was killed by Allied bombing of the hospital where he was held, in Baguio, Benguet Province, Philippines, March 15, 1945 (age 76 years, 346 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Olivet Columbarium, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles W. Gibbs (1840-1915) and Albina Stanhope (De France) Gibbs (1847-1887); married 1906 to Eva Johnson (1884-1929; daughter of Elias Finley Johnson (1860-1933) and Clara Annis Smith Johnson).
  Political family: Johnson family of San Francisco, California.
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1918)
  Harry B. Hickey (1875-1945) — of Fredonia, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Brant, Erie County, N.Y., January 21, 1875. Democrat. Furniture business; meat merchant; candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County 2nd District, 1923; postmaster at Fredonia, N.Y., 1936-42 (acting, 1936-37). Member, Freemasons; Sons of Union Veterans. Died, in the Silver Creek Hospital, Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, N.Y., March 20, 1945 (age 70 years, 58 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Hickey (1844-1924) and Anna Maria (Hammond) Hickey (1849-1938); father of Harry B. Hickey, Jr. (1901-1974).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Vandaveer Heidinger (1882-1945) — also known as James V. Heidinger — of Fairfield, Wayne County, Ill. Born near Mt. Erie, Wayne County, Ill., July 17, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; county judge in Illinois, 1915-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Illinois 24th District, 1941-45; defeated, 1930, 1934; died in office 1945. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from pulmonary fibrosis, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 22, 1945 (age 62 years, 248 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Heidinger and Elizabeth (Vandaveer) Heidinger.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Theodore Waldemar Hukriede (1878-1945) — also known as Theodore W. Hukriede — of Warrenton, Warren County, Mo. Born near New Truxton, Warren County, Mo., November 9, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Warren County Prosecuting Attorney, 1905-10; probate judge in Missouri, 1910-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916, 1924 (alternate), 1936 (delegation chair); Missouri Republican state chair, 1916-18; U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; U.S. Marshal, Eastern District of Missouri, 1923-34; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Warren County, 1943-45; died in office 1945. Died, in St. Joseph Hospital, St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo., April 14, 1945 (age 66 years, 156 days). Interment at Warrenton City Cemetery, Warrenton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick H. Hukriede and Caroline Hukriede; married, May 16, 1904, to Edyth Mabel Speed (1882-1938).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew F. Nolan (c.1887-1945) — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Born about 1887. Democrat. Mayor of Ansonia, Conn., 1937-45; died in office 1945. Died, in the Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 28, 1945 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Adolph Berky (1897-1945) — also known as Al Berky; Adolph Berkowitz — of Bangor, Northampton County, Pa.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 19, 1897. Democrat. Real estate agent; member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1942-45; died in office 1945. Jewish. Died, from meningitis and tuberculosis, in St. Mary's Hospital, Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., May 17, 1945 (age 48 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  Ralph Fulton Lozier (1866-1945) — also known as Ralph F. Lozier — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Born near Hardin, Ray County, Mo., January 28, 1866. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1923-35 (2nd District 1923-33, at-large 1933-35); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928; state court judge in Missouri, 1936. Died in St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 28, 1945 (age 79 years, 120 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Hobart Allport (1874-1945) — also known as James H. Allport — of Barnesboro (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa. Born in Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., April 13, 1874. Republican. Engineer; coal mining business; brick and clay tile manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1932. Suffered a stroke, and died a week later, in the Philipsburg State Hospital, Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., June 11, 1945 (age 71 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Hobart Allport (1848-1893) and Edith Susannah (Nevling) Allport (1850-1919).
  Henry Waters Taft (1859-1945) — also known as Henry W. Taft — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, May 27, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; counsel, New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad; director, Central Savings Bank of New York; trustee, Mutual Life Insurance Company;; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1898; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924. Member, American Bar Association; Skull and Bones; Psi Upsilon. Tripped and fell on April 27, suffered a hip injury, and subsequently died as a result, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 11, 1945 (age 86 years, 76 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Maria (Torrey) Taft (1827-1907); half-brother of Charles Phelps Taft; brother of William Howard Taft; married, March 28, 1883, to Julia Walbridge Smith (died 1942); father of Walbridge S. Taft; uncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; grandson of Peter Rawson Taft; granduncle of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-granduncle of Robert Alphonso Taft III; second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer (1820-1906), Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Donnan Fredericks (1869-1945) — also known as John D. Fredericks — of Bel Air, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Burgettstown, Washington County, Pa., September 10, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1903-15; candidate for Governor of California, 1914; U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1923-27. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, following a heart attack, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 26, 1945 (age 75 years, 350 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of James T. Fredericks and Mary (Patterson) Fredericks; married 1896 to Agnes M. Blakeley.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eli Huston Brown, Jr. (1875-1945) — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky.; Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., May 3, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; officer and general counsel to oil companies; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1899-1906; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1904-06. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Alpha Order. Died, from heart disease, in Norton Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 13, 1945 (age 70 years, 163 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Huston Brown (1841-1911) and Nancy Washington (Dorsey) Brown (1845-1885); married, December 17, 1902, to Rose McKnight Crittenden (1873-1953); father of