Very incomplete list!
in chronological order
Henry Baldwin Harshaw (1842-1900) —
also known as Henry B. Harshaw —
of Oshkosh, Winnebago
Born in Argyle, Washington
County, N.Y., June 14,
Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster
Wis., 1877-86; Wisconsin
state treasurer, 1887-91.
Member, Elks; Grand
Army of the Republic; Loyal
Wounded at the battle of Laurel Hill, Va., 1864, and lost his
left arm as a result.
Died, of tongue cancer, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee
County, Wis., December
25, 1900 (age 58 years, 194
ashes interred at Riverside
Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.
George Sherman Batcheller (1837-1908) —
also known as George S. Batcheller —
of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga
Born in Saratoga
County, N.Y., July 25,
member of New York
state assembly from Saratoga County 2nd District, 1859, 1873-74,
1886, 1889; resigned 1889; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil
War; judge, International Tribunal of Egypt, 1875-85, 1898; U.S.
Minister to Portugal, 1890-92.
Died, from mouth cancer, in Paris, France,
2, 1908 (age 70 years, 343
Interment at Greenridge
Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (1877-1947) —
also known as Theodore G. Bilbo —
of Poplarville, Pearl
River County, Miss.
Born near Poplarville, Pearl River
County, Miss., October
teacher; lawyer; farmer;
member of Mississippi
state senate, 1908-12; Lieutenant
Governor of Mississippi, 1912-16; delegate to Democratic National
Convention from Mississippi, 1912
on Permanent Organization), 1928,
of Mississippi, 1916-20, 1928-32; U.S.
Senator from Mississippi, 1935-47; died in office 1947.
ancestry. Member, Freemasons;
Fellows; Ku Klux Klan.
of the book Take Your Choice: Separation or Mongrelization,
which advocated deportation of all Black Americans to Africa. During
the 1946 campaign, in a radio address, he called on "every
red-blooded Anglo-Saxon man in Mississippi to resort to any means to
keep hundreds of Negroes from the polls in the July 2 primary. And if
you don't know what that means, you are just not up to your
persuasive measures." After he won re-election, the Senate, appalled
at his racist
views and tactics, refused to
seat him, and started an investigation.
Died, of mouth cancer, in a hospital
at New Orleans, Orleans
Parish, La., August
21, 1947 (age 69 years, 312
Interment at Juniper
Grove Cemetery, Near Poplarville, Pearl River County, Miss.
George Dwight Schermerhorn (1886-1954) —
also known as George D. Schermerhorn —
of Reading, Hillsdale
Born in Reading, Hillsdale
County, Mich., October
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Acme
Company; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1928;
candidate for Michigan
state senate 10th District, 1932; delegate
to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hillsdale
County, 1933; candidate for University
of Michigan board of regents, 1947.
Died, from coronary
occlusion and from carcinoma of tongue and jaw, in Henry
County, Mich., April
21, 1954 (age 67 years, 195
Interment at Oak
Grove Cemetery, Hillsdale, Mich.
Ralph John Marino (1928-2002) —
also known as Ralph J. Marino;
of Muttontown, Nassau
County, Long Island, N.Y.; Oyster Bay, Nassau
County, Long Island, N.Y.
Born in Rochester, Monroe
County, N.Y., January
Republican. Member of New York
state senate 5th District, 1969-95; resigned 1995.
Died, from tongue cancer, in Mercy Medical
Center, Rockville Centre, Nassau
County, Long Island, N.Y., April 6,
2002 (age 74 years, 94
Interment at Locust
Valley Cemetery, Locust Valley, Long Island, N.Y.