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Politicians Who Died of Pneumonia

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Joel Barlow Joel Barlow (1754-1812) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Redding, Fairfield County, Conn., March 24, 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; chaplain; writer; poet; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Cadiz, 1792-93; U.S. Consul General in Algiers, 1796-97; U.S. Minister to France, 1811-12, died in office 1812. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons. He was sent to Algeria to negotiate for the release of those held prisoner by the Barbary pirates, and was protected by a detachment of U.S. Marines. The words "to the shores of Tripoli" in the U.S. Marine Hymn are a reference to this incident. Died, of pneumonia or exposure, in Zarnowiec, Poland, December 24, 1812 (age 58 years, 275 days). Interment at Churchyard, Zarnowiec, Poland; cenotaph at Great Pasture Road Cemetery, Redding, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Barlow and Esther (Hull) Barlow; married, December 26, 1779, to Ruth Baldwin (sister of Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807)).
  Political family: Baldwin family of Connecticut.
  Joel Barlow High School, in Redding, Connecticut, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joel Barlow: Peter P. Hill, Joel Barlow, American Diplomat and Nation Builder
  Image source: National Portrait Gallery
  Matthew Clay (c.1795-1827) — of Alabama. Born about 1795. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1820-22; member of Alabama state senate, 1825-27; died in office 1827. Died, of pneumonia, February, 1827 (age about 32 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Matthew Clay; nephew of Green Clay; first cousin of Brutus Junius Clay (1808-1878) and Cassius Marcellus Clay; first cousin once removed of Brutus Junius Clay (1847-1932); second cousin of Henry Clay (1777-1852) and Porter Clay; second cousin once removed of Thomas Hart Clay and James Brown Clay; second cousin twice removed of Henry Clay (1849-1884); third cousin of Clement Comer Clay; third cousin once removed of Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr..
  Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lorenzo de Zavala (1788-1836) — also known as Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz — of Mérida, Yucatan; La Porte, Harris County, Tex. Born in Tecoh, Yucatan, October 3, 1788. Active in politics in Mexico, 1812-34; imprisoned in 1814-17 by Mexican authorities over his advocacy of democratic reforms; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Harrisburg, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Harrisburg, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1836. Died, of pneumonia, November 15, 1836 (age 48 years, 43 days). Interment at de Zavala Family Cemetery, La Porte, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Anastasio de Zavala y Velázquez and Maria Bárbara Sáenz y Castro; married 1807 to Teresa Correa y Correa (died 1831); married, November 12, 1831, to Emily West.
  Zavala County, Tex. is named for him.
  Stephen Fuller Austin (1793-1836) — also known as Stephen F. Austin; "Father of Texas" — Born in Wythe County, Va., November 3, 1793. Member of Missouri territorial legislature, 1814-19; delegate to Texas Convention of 1832 from District of San Felipe de Austin, 1832; took petition to Mexico City for the establishment of Texas as a separate Mexican state, 1832; charged with attempting revolution, and imprisoned until 1835; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Austin, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of San Felipe de Austin, 1835; candidate for President of the Texas Republic, 1836; Texas Republic Secretary of State, 1836; died in office 1836. Member, Freemasons. Died of pneumonia, in Brazoria County, Tex., December 27, 1836 (age 43 years, 54 days). Original interment at Peach Point Cemetery, Gulf Prairie, Tex.; reinterment in 1910 at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Moses Austin (1761-1821) and Maria (Brown) Austin (1768-1824).
  Austin County, Tex. is named for him.
  The city of Austin, Texas, is named for him.  — Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, is named for him.  — Austin College, Sherman, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Handbook of Texas Online
  Books about Stephen F. Austin: Gregg Cantrell, Stephen F. Austin : Empresario of Texas
William Henry Harrison William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) — also known as "Tippecanoe"; "Old Tip"; "Farmer of North Bend"; "General Mum"; "Cincinnatus of the West" — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Berkeley, Charles City County, Va., February 9, 1773. Whig. Secretary of Northwest Territory, 1798-99; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Northwest Territory, 1799-1800; Governor of Indiana Territory, 1801-12; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1816-19; member of Ohio state senate, 1819-21; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1820, 1824; candidate for Governor of Ohio, 1820; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1825-28; U.S. Minister to Gran Colombia, 1828-29; President of the United States, 1841; defeated, 1836; died in office 1841. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Died of pneumonia or typhoid, at the White House, Washington, D.C., April 4, 1841 (age 68 years, 54 days). Interment at Harrison Tomb, North Bend, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) and Elizabeth (Bassett) Harrison; brother of Carter Bassett Harrison; married, November 22, 1795, to Anna Tuthill Symmes (1775-1864; daughter of John Cleves Symmes); father of John Scott Harrison; grandfather of Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); great-grandfather of Russell Benjamin Harrison; second great-grandfather of William Henry Harrison; first cousin of Beverley Randolph and Burwell Bassett; first cousin once removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); first cousin twice removed of Carter Henry Harrison; first cousin thrice removed of Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; second cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph and Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857); second cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph; second cousin thrice removed of Connally Findlay Trigg, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Harry Bartow Hawes and William Welby Beverley (1889-1969); second cousin four times removed of Francis Beverley Biddle and Harry Flood Byrd; second cousin five times removed of Harry Flood Byrd, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Monroe Harrison.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Harrison counties in Ind., Iowa, Miss. and Ohio are named for him.
  The city of Harrison, New Jersey, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: William H. Harrison TaylorW. H. H. EbaWilliam H. H. ClaytonWilliam H. H. AllenWilliam H. H. BeadleWilliam H. H. VarneyWilliam H. H. CowlesWilliam H. H. StowellWilliam H. H. MillerWilliam H. H. CookWilliam H. H. FlickWilliam H. HeardWilliam H. H. LlewellynWilliam H. Harrison
  Campaign slogan (1840): "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about William Henry Harrison: Freeman Cleaves, Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time — Norma Lois Peterson, Presidencies of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler — David Lillard, William Henry Harrison (for young readers)
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Daniel Dunklin (1790-1844) — of Washington County, Mo. Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., January 14, 1790. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1828-32; Governor of Missouri, 1832-36. Died of pneumonia, August 25, 1844 (age 54 years, 224 days). Interment at Daniel Dunklin Grave State Historic Site, Herculaneum, Mo.
  Dunklin County, Mo. is named for him.
  John William Smith (1792-1845) — also known as John W. Smith; William John Smith; "El Colorado" — of Ralls County, Mo.; San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Virginia, March 4, 1792. Ralls County Sheriff and Tax Collector, 1823-26; merchant; surveyor; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1837-38, 1840-41, 1842-44; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bexar, 1842-45; died in office 1845. Catholic. In 1836, he was the last messenger from the Alamo, San Antonio Tex., before it fell to the Mexican Army in the battle there. Died, probably of pneumonia, in Washington, Washington County, Tex., January 12, 1845 (age 52 years, 314 days). Original interment at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, Washington, Tex.; reinterment at Washington Cemetery, Washington, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Smith and Isabel Smith; married 1821 to Harriet Stone; married 1830 to Maria de Jesús Delgado Curbelo.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edward Burleson (1798-1851) — of Texas. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., December 15, 1798. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Mina, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Mina, 1835; general in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1837-38; member of Texas Republic Senate from District of Bastrop, Gonzales and Fayette, 1838-39; Vice President of the Texas Republic, 1841-44; candidate for President of the Texas Republic, 1844; member of Texas state senate, 1846-51; died in office 1851. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died of pneumonia, in Austin, Travis County, Tex., December 26, 1851 (age 53 years, 11 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Father of Edward Burleson, Jr.; grandfather of Albert Sidney Burleson (1863-1937).
  Political family: Burleson family of Austin, Texas.
  Burleson County, Tex. is named for him.
  James Sevier Conway (1798-1855) — of Arkansas. Born in Greene County, Tenn., December 9, 1798. Governor of Arkansas, 1836-40. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Walnut Hill, Lafayette County, Ark., March 3, 1855 (age 56 years, 84 days). Interment at Conway Cemetery State Park, Walnut Hill, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Conway (1771-1835) and Nancy Ann Elizabeth (Rector) Conway (1771-1845); brother of Henry Wharton Conway, William Conway (1805-1852) and Elias Nelson Conway; first cousin of Ambrose Hundley Sevier and Henry Massey Rector; second cousin twice removed of George Taylor Conway and Walter B. Conway; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Mitchell Conway; third cousin of James Lawson Kemper.
  Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-1856) — also known as Jedediah M. Grant; "Brigham's Sledgehammer" — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Windsor, Broome County, N.Y., February 21, 1816. Mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1851-56; died in office 1856. Mormon. Died, of pneumonia, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 1, 1856 (age 40 years, 284 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Grant and Athalia (Howard) Grant; married to Rachel Ridgeway Ivins; father of Heber Jeddy Grant (1856-1945).
  Morgan County, Utah is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Samuel Brenton (1810-1857) — of Indiana. Born in Gallatin County, Ky., November 22, 1810. Minister; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1838-39, 1840-41; U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1851-53, 1855-57; defeated, 1852; died in office 1857. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows. Died, of pneumonia, in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., March 29, 1857 (age 46 years, 127 days). Interment at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Washington Ingersoll (1803-1860) — also known as G. W. Ingersoll — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine, August 20, 1803. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1854-55; Maine state attorney general, 1860; died in office 1860. Died, of pneumonia, in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, March 5, 1860 (age 56 years, 198 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Ingersoll (1753-1834) and Sarah 'Sally' (Haskell) Ingersoll (1764-1844); married to Henrietta Crosby; third cousin once removed of Alonzo M. Garcelon (1813-1906); third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Marston Garcelon; fourth cousin once removed of Allen Clark Adsit and Ohlin H. Adsit.
  Political families: Adsit-Garcelon family of Lewiston, Maine; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  John Branch, Jr. (1782-1863) — of Enfield, Halifax County, N.C. Born in Halifax, Halifax County, N.C., November 4, 1782. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate, 1811, 1813-17, 1834; Governor of North Carolina, 1817-20; federal judge, 1822; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1823-29; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1831-33; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1835; Governor of Florida Territory, 1844-45. Episcopalian. Died of pneumonia, in Enfield, Halifax County, N.C., January 4, 1863 (age 80 years, 61 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Enfield, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Col. John Branch and Mary (Bradford) Branch; married to Elizabeth Fort and Eliza Jordan; uncle of Lawrence O'Bryan Branch; granduncle of William Augustus Blount Branch (1847-1910).
  Political family: Branch family of Enfield, North Carolina.
  Branch County, Mich. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Sam Houston Samuel Houston (1793-1863) — also known as Sam Houston — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Born near Lexington, Rockbridge County, Va., March 2, 1793. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1823-27 (at-large 1823-25, 7th District 1825-27); Governor of Tennessee, 1827-29; delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Nacogdoches, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of San Augustine, 1835; delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Refugio, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; President of the Texas Republic, 1836-38, 1841-44; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1838; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1846-59; Governor of Texas, 1859-61. Member, Freemasons. Died of pneumonia, in Huntsville, Walker County, Tex., July 26, 1863 (age 70 years, 146 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville, Tex.; statue erected 1925 at Herman Park, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Father of Andrew Jackson Houston (1854-1941); second great-grandfather of Jean Houston Baldwin (who married Marion Price Daniel); third great-grandfather of Marion Price Daniel, Jr.; cousin *** of David Hubbard.
  Political family: Daniel-Houston family of Texas.
  Houston counties in Minn., Tenn. and Tex. are named for him.
  The city of Houston, Texas, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ships SS Sam Houston (built 1941, lost 1942), and SS Sam Houston II (built 1943, scrapped 1959), were named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Houston JusticeSam H. JonesSam Houston Clinton, Jr.Sam H. Melton, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Sam Houston: James L. Haley, Sam Houston — Marquis James, The Raven : A Biography of Sam Houston — Randolph B. Campbell, Sam Houston and the American Southwest — Jean Fritz, Make Way for Sam Houston (for young readers)
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Simpson Harris Morgan (c.1821-1864) — of Texas. Born in Rutherford County, Tenn., about 1821. Representative from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1864; died in office 1864. While en route to a session of the Confederate Congress, died of pneumonia at Monticello, Drew County, Ark., December 15, 1864 (age about 43 years). Interment at Simpson H. Morgan Memorial Park, Clarksville, Tex.
  Relatives: Father of Emma Garland Morgan (who married Albert Bacon Fall (1861-1944)).
  David Funsten (1819-1866) — of Virginia. Born in Clarke County, Va., October 14, 1819. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1844-45; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1863-65. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died of pneumonia, at Howard (now part of Tysons Corner), Fairfax County, Va., April 6, 1866 (age 46 years, 174 days). Interment at Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Margaret (McKay) Funsten (1779-1842) and Oliver Robert Funsten (1782-1826); brother of Oliver Ridgeway Funsten (1817-1871); married, November 21, 1844, to Susan Everard Meade (1825-1872); father of Susan Meade Funsten (who married William Meade Dame).
  Political family: Funsten family of Virginia.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Wythe Randolph (1818-1867) — also known as George W. Randolph — of Virginia. Born near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., March 10, 1818. Lawyer; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Confederate Secretary of War, 1862; after the collapse of the Confederacy, fled to Europe to avoid capture; pardoned in 1866. Episcopalian. Died of pulmonary pneumonia, near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., April 3, 1867 (age 49 years, 24 days). Interment at Monticello Graveyard, Near Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr. and Martha (Jefferson) Randolph; brother of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and Virginia Jefferson Randolph (who married Nicholas Philip Trist); uncle of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; grandson of Thomas Jefferson; granduncle of John Gardner Coolidge; great-grandson of Archibald Cary; second great-grandson of Richard Randolph; first cousin of Francis Wayles Eppes; first cousin once removed of Dabney Carr, John Wayles Eppes and Frederick Madison Roberts; first cousin twice removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; first cousin thrice removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Dabney Smith Carr; second cousin once removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall; second cousin twice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph and Beverley Randolph; third cousin of Thomas Marshall, John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Robert Crittenden, James Keith Marshall and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828), Henry St. George Tucker, Alexander Parker Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Thomas Theodore Crittenden, John Augustine Marshall and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Jr., William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; fourth cousin of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), Edmund Randolph and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Jones Hardeman, Bailey Hardeman, William Lewis Cabell, Fitzhugh Lee, George Craighead Cabell and William Henry Robertson.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on Confederate States $100 notes in 1862-64.
  Moses C. Martin (c.1811-1868) — of Missouri. Born in Kentucky, about 1811. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1866-68; died in office 1868. Baptist. Died of pneumonia, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 15, 1868 (age about 57 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
Samuel F. B. Morse Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) — also known as Samuel F. B. Morse — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 27, 1791. Artist; inventor of the telegraph; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1841; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1854. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 2, 1872 (age 80 years, 341 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826; geographer) and Elizabeth Ann Finley (Breese) Morse (1766-1828); married, September 29, 1818, to Lucretia Pickering Walker (died 1825); married, August 10, 1848, to Sarah Elizabeth Griswold.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1940)
  James Lawrence Orr (1822-1873) — also known as James L. Orr — of Anderson Court House, Anderson District (now Anderson, Anderson County), S.C. Born in Craytonville, Anderson County, S.C., May 12, 1822. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1844-48; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1849-59 (2nd District 1849-53, 5th District 1853-59); Speaker of the U.S. House, 1857-59; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Anderson, 1860-62; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Delegate from South Carolina to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1862; Senator from South Carolina in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865; Governor of South Carolina, 1865-68; district judge in South Carolina, 1868-70; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1872-73, died in office 1873. Died of pneumonia in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 5, 1873 (age 50 years, 358 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Orr (1794-1864) and Martha (McCann) Orr (1798-1862); brother of Jehu Amaziah Orr (1828-1921); married to Mary Jane Marshall (1826-1898).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Henry Selby (1820-1875) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 14, 1820. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; merchant; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1869-71. Died, of pneumonia, in San Francisco, Calif., June 17, 1875 (age 55 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  Hiram C. Martin (1833-1876) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, August 10, 1833. Real estate agent; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1869-70. Died of typhoid pneumonia, February 21, 1876 (age 42 years, 195 days). Burial location unknown.
  Enoch Mather Marvin (1823-1877) — also known as Enoch M. Marvin — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Warren County, Mo., June 12, 1823. Democrat. Methodist bishop; chaplain of the Confederate Army during the Civil War; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1876. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1877 (age 54 years, 167 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Wells E. Marvin.
  Marvin College (founded 1870, closed 1884), and Marvin Elementary School (on the former college site), in Waxahachie, Texas, were named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  E. H. Kennedy (c.1840-1878) — of Houston County, Minn. Born about 1840. Member of Minnesota state senate 10th District, 1859-60; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1867. Died, of pneumonia, in May, 1878 (age about 38 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Owatonna, Minn.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Abraham Bruyn Hasbrouck (1791-1879) — of New York. Born in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., November 29, 1791. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1825-27; college professor; president of Rutgers College (now Rutgers University), 1840-50. Died, of pneumonia, in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., February 24, 1879 (age 87 years, 87 days). Interment at First Reformed Dutch Churchyard, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Hasbrouck (1763-1846) and Catherine (Wynkoop) Hasbrouck (1763-1840); married, September 12, 1819, to Julia Frances Ludlum (1796-1869); nephew of Joseph Hasbrouck (1743-1808); grandson of Abraham Hasbrouck; first cousin of Abraham Joseph Hasbrouck; second cousin of Jacob Hasbrouck DeWitt; third cousin once removed of Abraham Elting Hasbrouck and Solomon Hasbrouck; fourth cousin of Abraham A. Deyo; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham A. Deyo, Jr..
  Political family: DeWitt-Bruyn-Hasbrouck-Kellogg family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward T. Backhouse (1806-1884) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1806. Fruit merchant; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1851; president, Kings County Fire Insurance Company, 1861-84. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 28, 1884 (age about 78 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Seth C. Hawley (1810-1884) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y., February 10, 1810. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1840-41; railroad builder; U.S. Consul in Nassau, 1863; chief clerk, New York City Police Department; the New York Times called him "the brains of the department.". English ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 10, 1884 (age 74 years, 274 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Alfred W. Taliaferro (d. 1885) — of San Rafael, Marin County, Calif. Born in Gloucester County, Va. Physician; druggist; member of California state assembly 19th District, 1852-53; member of California state senate, 1860. Died, of pneumonia, 1885. Interment at Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Calif.
  Epitaph: "His virtue was generosity, his friends are legion, his enemies none — one of nature's noblemen."
  Lewis Alexander Brigham (1831-1885) — also known as Lewis A. Brigham — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, N.Y., January 2, 1831. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1877; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1879-81. Died, from pneumonia, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., February 19, 1885 (age 54 years, 48 days). Interment at Old Bergen Church Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Azariah Boody (1815-1885) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Stanstead County, Quebec, April 21, 1815. Whig. U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1853; served as president of the Wabash Railroad. Died, from pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1885 (age 70 years, 211 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Boody and Nancy (Evans) Boody.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887) — also known as Henry B. Stanton — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., June 27, 1805. Journalist; orator; lawyer; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1850-51, 1851; resigned 1851. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1887 (age 81 years, 201 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Susan M. (Brewster) Stanton (1781-1853) and Joseph Stanton (1782-1828); married, May 1, 1840, to Elizabeth Smith Cady; fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; first cousin once removed of Nathan Belcher; second cousin once removed of Erskine Mason Phelps; second cousin four times removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); third cousin of Enoch C. Chapman; third cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Edward Wheeler Pendleton and Giles Russell Taggart; third cousin twice removed of John Adams, George Champlin and John Baldwin; fourth cousin of Albert Gallup; fourth cousin once removed of David Hough, John Taintor, Roger Taintor, John Quincy Adams, Christopher Grant Champlin, Solomon Taintor, Daniel Cady, Daniel Packer, Jabez Williams Huntington, Lorenzo Burrows, Asa Packer, Albert Smith Gallup and Abial T. Browning.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel H. Blake (c.1807-1887) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born about 1807. Republican. Banker; Maine state attorney general, 1848; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868. Died of pneumonia, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 24, 1887 (age about 80 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  John Winthrop Jones (1817-1887) — also known as J. Winthrop Jones — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine; Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, February 14, 1817. Democrat. School teacher; merchant; shipbuilder; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1860; lumber business. Died, from pneumonia, in Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass., September 19, 1887 (age 70 years, 217 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Jones (1760-1842) and Catherine Winthrop (Sargent) Jones (1775-1848); married to Ann Maria Peters (1819-1887; sister of John Andrew Peters (1822-1904); aunt of John Andrew Peters (1864-1953)); first cousin twice removed of Winthrop Sargent (1753-1820).
  Political family: Peters-Sargent family of Ellsworth, Maine.
  Winthrop Park (created 1889; renamed 1941 as Msgr. McGolrick Park), in Brooklyn, New York, was named for him.
  Charles Edmund Boyle (1836-1888) — also known as Charles E. Boyle — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., February 4, 1836. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; Fayette County District Attorney, 1863-65; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Fayette County, 1866-67; candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1868; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876, 1880, 1888; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 21st District, 1883-87; territorial court judge in Washington, 1888; died in office 1888. Episcopalian. Died, of pneumonia, in the Occidental Hotel, Seattle, King County, Wash., December 15, 1888 (age 52 years, 315 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Boyle (diedl 1839); married, February 7, 1858, to Mary Hendrickson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Alexander Martin (1839-1889) — also known as John A. Martin — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Born in Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., March 10, 1839. Republican. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Kansas state constitutional convention, 1859; member of Kansas state senate, 1859; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1860, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); general in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Atchison, Kan., 1861-74; mayor of Atchison, Kan., 1865; member of Republican National Committee from Kansas, 1868-70, 1872-; Governor of Kansas, 1885-89. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died of pleuro-pneumonia, in Atchison, Atchison County, Kan., October 2, 1889 (age 50 years, 206 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of James Martin and Jane Montgomery (Crawford) Martin; married, June 7, 1871, to Ida Challiss.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Orlow W. Chapman (1832-1890) — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Ellington, Tolland County, Conn., 1832. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1868-71; U.S. Solicitor General, 1889-90; died in office 1890. Died, of pneumonia and an ear infection, in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1890 (age about 57 years). Interment somewhere in Binghamton, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Grattan H. Brundage (1834-1891) — of Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Bath, Steuben County, N.Y., 1834. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1891; died in office 1891. Died, from pneumonia, typhoid fever, and heart failure, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., March 29, 1891 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  Henry Gould Lewis (1820-1891) — also known as Henry G. Lewis — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., September 9, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; wheel manufacturer; railroad promoter; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1868; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1870-76, 1883-84. Died, from pneumonia, in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 25, 1891 (age 71 years, 107 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Lewis and Sarah Ann (Calhoun) Lewis; brother of John Calhoun Lewis; married, October 5, 1858, to Julia Wright Coley (died 1892); second cousin twice removed of Jonathan Brace; third cousin once removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace; fourth cousin of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Levi Yale and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Gallatin Kellogg, James Rood Doolittle, Russell Sage, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Levi Bacon Yale, Charles Kellogg, Robert Cleveland Usher and Charles M. Hotchkiss.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patrick McQuaid (c.1849-1892) — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Ireland, about 1849. Wholesale grain and flour merchant; mayor of Jacksonville, Fla., 1886-87, 1888-91; active community leader during the 1888 yellow fever epidemic; on June 17, 1890, he was brutally assaulted by City Marshal Stephen Wiggins, who clubbed him repeatedly on the head until he lost consciousness. Died, of pneumonia, in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., February 21, 1892 (age about 43 years). Burial location unknown.
  Laban Theodore Moore (1829-1892) — also known as Laban T. Moore — of Louisa, Lawrence County, Ky. Born in Wayne County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 13, 1829. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 9th District, 1859-61; member of Kentucky state senate, 1860. Died, of pneumonia, at Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Ky., November 9, 1892 (age 63 years, 301 days). Interment at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Reubin Moore (1792-1873) and Permelia (Vanhorn) Moore (1795-1881); married to Sarah A. Everett (1828-1916).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Henry Sanderson (1824-1893) — also known as George H. Sanderson — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1824. Republican. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1891-93. Died, of pneumonia, February 1, 1893 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  George de Benneville Keim (1831-1893) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., January 18, 1831. Democrat. Harness and saddle business; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1887. Died, of pneumonia, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 10, 1893 (age 62 years, 51 days). Interment at Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John May Keim (1799-1844) and Helen (de Benneville) Keim; married to Sarah Childs and Elizabeth Archer Thomas; father of George de Benneville Keim (1884-?); nephew of George May Keim; grandson of George de Benneville Keim (1778-1852); grandnephew of Benneville de Benneville Keim; first cousin once removed of William High Keim (1813-1862).
  Political family: Keim family of Reading, Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Milo Stone (1827-1893) — also known as William M. Stone — of Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa. Born in Jefferson County, N.Y., October 14, 1827. Republican. District judge in Iowa, 1857-61 (11th District 1857-58, 6th District 1859-61); delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Iowa, 1864-68; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1878-79. A friend of President Abraham Lincoln, he was present at Ford's Theater when Lincoln was shot, and helped carry the injured president across the street. Died of pneumonia, July 8, 1893 (age 65 years, 267 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Knoxville, Iowa.
  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
  Eli Wentworth (1830-1894) — of Milton, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., April 8, 1830. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1860-62. Died, from pneumonia, in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., October 31, 1894 (age 64 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Witham) Wentworth (1797-1878) and Levi Wentworth (1801-1866); married, December 28, 1855, to Naomi Witham; fourth cousin once removed of Chester Wentworth (1790-1885).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Daniel Needham (1822-1895) — of Groton, Middlesex County, Mass.; Hartford, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., May 24, 1822. Lawyer; farmer; aide (with rank of Colonel) to Gov. George S. Boutwell, 1851-53; Massachusetts Democratic state chair, 1853; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1854; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Hartford, 1857-58; member of Vermont state senate from Windsor County, 1859-61; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1866-67; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1868-69; director, Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.; trustee, John Hancock Life Insurance Co.; director, Peterborough and Shirley Railroad. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Humane Society. Died, of pneumonia, in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., February 20, 1895 (age 72 years, 272 days). Interment at Groton Cemetery, Groton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of James Needham (1789-1844) and Lydia (Breed) Needham (1795-1818); married, July 17, 1842, to Caroline A. Hall (1827-1879); married, October 7, 1880, to Ellen Mary Brigham (1848-1926).
  Andrew Jackson Bentley (1827-1895) — also known as Andrew J. Bentley — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., January 10, 1827. Sailor; shipbroker; lumber business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880; mayor of New London, Conn., 1894. Died, of pneumonia, March 18, 1895 (age 68 years, 67 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Leticia (Gardiner) Bentley (1784-1853) and Rev. David Niles Bentley (1785-1885); married to Abby Kinney (1828-1874).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Elisha P. Ferry Elisha Peyre Ferry (1825-1895) — also known as Elisha P. Ferry — of Waukegan, Lake County, Ill.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Monroe County, Mich., August 9, 1825. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1852; postmaster at Waukegan, Ill., 1853-54; village president of Waukegan, Illinois, 1856-57; mayor of Waukegan, Ill., 1859; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Lake County, 1862; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Washington Territory, 1872-80; vice-president, Puget Sound National Bank; Governor of Washington, 1889-93. French ancestry. Died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure, in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 14, 1895 (age 70 years, 66 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Brother of Lucien Peyre Ferry; married to Sarah Brown Kellog (1827-1912); father of Eliza P. Ferry (1851-1935; who married John Leary (1837-1905)); uncle of Clinton Peyre Ferry.
  Political family: Ferry family of Seattle, Washington.
  Ferry County, Wash. is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Waukegan
John B. Woodward John Blackburne Woodward (1835-1896) — also known as John B. Woodward — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 31, 1835. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; leather business; importer and exporter; Independent candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1885. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 7, 1896 (age 60 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Woodward and Mary Barrow (Blackburne) Woodward; married, May 31, 1870, to Elizabeth Cook Blackburne.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: John B. Woodward: a biographical memoir (1897)
  George Tobey Anthony (1824-1896) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Mayfield, Fulton County, N.Y., June 9, 1824. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Kansas, 1877-79; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1885. Died, of pneumonia, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., August 5, 1896 (age 72 years, 57 days). Interment at Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Anthony and Anna (Odell) Anthony; married 1852 to Rosa A. Lyon; cousin of Susan B. Anthony (women's rights advocate).
  The city of Anthony, Kansas, is named for him.
  Henry Addison Fletcher (1839-1897) — also known as Henry A. Fletcher — of Proctorsville, Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt., December 11, 1839. Republican. Farmer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Cavendish, 1867-68, 1878-82; member of Vermont state senate from Windsor County, 1886-87; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1890-92. Baptist. Died, of pneumonia, in Proctorsville, Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt., 1897 (age about 57 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ryland Fletcher (1799-1885); nephew of Richard Fletcher and Horace Fletcher.
  Political family: Fletcher family of Cavendish, Vermont.
  Mercer Beasley (1815-1897) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1815. Lawyer; Whig candidate for mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1851; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1864-97; died in office 1897. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., February 19, 1897 (age about 81 years). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Frederick Beasley.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Wirt Watkins (1826-1898) — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ark. Born in Jefferson County, Tenn., April 1, 1826. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1856-60, 1866, 1878; delegate to Arkansas secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Arkansas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died, from pneumonia, in Harrison, Boone County, Ark., January 15, 1898 (age 71 years, 289 days). Interment at Carrollton Cemetery, Carrollton, Ark.
  Presumably named for: William Wirt
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Jones Watkins (born 1788) and Margaret Jane 'Peggy' (Chamberlain) Watkins (born 1799); half-brother of Albert Galiton Watkins (1818-1895); married, February 22, 1850, to Martha Elmyra Wilson; married to Mary Watkins Crump.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Calvin S. Brice Calvin Stewart Brice (1845-1898) — also known as Calvin S. Brice — of Lima, Allen County, Ohio. Born in Denmark, Morrow County, Ohio, September 17, 1845. Democrat. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; active in railroad law; president of railroad companies; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1876, 1884; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888; member of Democratic National Committee from Ohio, 1888; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1889-92; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1891-97. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1898 (age 53 years, 89 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Kilpatrick Brice (1812-1870) and Elizabeth (Stewart) Brice (1820-1852); married 1870 to Catherine Olivia Meily (1840-1900).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Willard B. Smith (1838-1899) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Orleans County, N.Y., March 7, 1838. Republican. Physician; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1878-80, 1887-88; defeated, 1888. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Grand Army of the Republic. Died, of pneumonia, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., 1899 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Ransom S. Smith (died 1876) and Emily B. (Burroughs) Smith (died c.1840); married, November 14, 1863, to Sarah F. North (died 1897); married, October 5, 1898, to Jennie Phillips.
  Hiram Miller Bledsoe (1825-1899) — also known as Hiram M. Bledsoe — of Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo. Born in Bourbon County, Ky., April 25, 1825. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 17th District, 1893-96. Died, from pneumonia, in Pleasant Hill, Cass County, Mo., February 5, 1899 (age 73 years, 286 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Mo.; memorial monument at Depot Park, Pleasant Hill, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Miller Bledsoe (1797-1876) and Susan T. (Hughes) Bledsoe (1802-1875); married 1868 to Mary D. Harrison.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Mali (1818-1899) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Verviers, Belgium, 1818. Importing business; Consul for Belgium in New York, N.Y., 1867-98. Belgian ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 10, 1899 (age about 81 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Henry William Theodore Mali; married to Annie M. Clark (1833-1888) and Maria Mullen (1844-1912); granduncle of Pierre Mali; great-granduncle of John Taylor Johnston Mali (1893-1950).
  Political family: Mali family of New York City, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Guy Vernor Henry (1839-1899) — also known as Guy V. Henry — Born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark., March 9, 1839. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor in 1893 for action at the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Puerto Rico. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1899 (age 60 years, 232 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Seton Henry (1816-1851) and Arietta Livingston (Thompson) Henry (1823-1886); married 1864 to Frances Wharton (1843-1873); married to Julia McNair (1844-1917); grandson of John Vernon Henry and Gilbert Livingston Thompson; great-grandson of Smith Thompson and Daniel D. Tompkins; great-grandnephew of Caleb Tompkins; third great-grandnephew of Robert Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandson of Gilbert Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin twice removed of Jacob Livingston Sutherland; first cousin four times removed of Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775) and William Livingston; first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Enos Thompson Throop, George Bliss Throop, Hamilton Fish and Israel Thompson Hatch; second cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Henry Brockholst Livingston and Edward Livingston; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Israel Dodd Condit, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); third cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991).
  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 Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph M. Bresler (1868-1900) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1868. Consul for Nicaragua in Detroit, Mich., 1895-96, 1899-1900; Consul for Central America in Detroit, Mich., 1897-98; Consul for Honduras in Detroit, Mich., 1899. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from pleuro-pneumonia, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., March 6, 1900 (age 31 years, 345 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Bresler and Emilie Johanna Minna (Marshall) Bresler; brother of Arthur Label Bresler and Eugene Alexander Bresler (1871-1954).
  Political family: Bresler family of Detroit, Michigan.
  George Kyte (1846-1900) — of Fanwood, Union County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1891-93; Union County Sheriff, 1894-97; mayor of Fanwood, N.J., 1898-1900. Died, from pneumonia, in Fanwood, Union County, N.J., May 5, 1900 (age about 53 years). Interment at Scotch Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Scotch Plains, N.J.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Parker (c.1830-1900) — of Contra Costa County, Calif.; San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Born in Compton, Quebec, about 1830. Contra Costa County District Attorney; member of California state assembly 1st District, 1883-85; superior court judge in California, 1887-88. Methodist. Died, probably of pneumonia, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., June 8, 1900 (age about 70 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  Frederick Smyth (1832-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Galway, Ireland, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; Presidential Elector for New York, 1876; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Episcopalian; later Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Suffered a debilitating attack of vertigo, from which he never completely recovered, contracted pneumonia, and died, in the Dennis Hotel, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 18, 1900 (age about 68 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Benjamin Douglas Silliman (1805-1901) — also known as Benjamin D. Silliman — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., September 14, 1805. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County, 1838; delegate to Whig National Convention from New York, 1839 (speaker); Whig candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1843; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1865-66; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1872; Republican candidate for New York state attorney general, 1873. At the time of his death, he was the oldest practicing lawyer in New York State, and the oldest graduate of Yale University. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 24, 1901 (age 95 years, 132 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Gold Selleck Silliman and Hepsa (Ely) Silliman (1779-1864); nephew of Benjamin Silliman; second cousin once removed of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829); third cousin of Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); third cousin once removed of Abraham Davenport and Joseph Fitch Silliman; third cousin twice removed of Dwight Arthur Silliman and Judson Franklin Selleck (1871-1943); fourth cousin of Thaddeus Betts and Jonathan Stratton; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root.
  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
William M. Evarts William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901) — also known as William M. Evarts — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 6, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; U.S. Attorney General, 1868-69; U.S. Secretary of State, 1877-81; U.S. Senator from New York, 1885-91. Member, Skull and Bones. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 28, 1901 (age 83 years, 22 days). Interment at Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Mehitabel Prescott (Sherman) Evarts (1774-1851) and Jeremiah F. Evarts (1781-1831); married 1843 to Helen Minerva Bingham Wardner (1820-1903); father of Maxwell Evarts; uncle of Roger Sherman Greene; grandson of Roger Sherman; granduncle of Henry Sherman Boutell; great-grandfather of Archibald Cox; first cousin of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar and George Frisbie Hoar; first cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); first cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Hoar; second cousin twice removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and John Frederick Addis; second cousin thrice removed of John Stanley Addis; third cousin once removed of John Adams Dix.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Herbert L. Satterlee
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) — also known as "Little Ben"; "Kid Gloves" — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in North Bend, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 20, 1833. Republican. Indiana reporter of state courts, 1861-63, 1865-69; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1876; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1881-87; President of the United States, 1889-93; defeated, 1892. Presbyterian. English ancestry. Member, Loyal Legion; Phi Delta Theta. Died of pneumonia, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., March 13, 1901 (age 67 years, 205 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of John Scott Harrison and Elizabeth Ramsey (Irwin) Harrison (1810-1850); married, October 20, 1853, to Caroline Lavinia Scott (died 1892); married, April 6, 1896, to Mary Scott Lord Dimmick (sister-in-law of Joseph Benjamin Dimmick); father of Russell Benjamin Harrison; grandson of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); grandfather of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990); grandnephew of Carter Bassett Harrison; great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison and John Cleves Symmes; first cousin twice removed of Beverley Randolph and Burwell Bassett; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Carter Nicholas (1729-1780); second cousin twice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; third cousin of Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph, Robert Carter Nicholas (1787-1857) and Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Peter Myndert Dox and Edmund Randolph; fourth cousin once removed of Connally Findlay Trigg, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Harry Bartow Hawes and William Welby Beverley (1889-1969).
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Other politicians named for him: Benjamin H. SwigBen H. WaigandBen DeHart
  Campaign slogan: "Grandfather's hat fits Ben."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Benjamin Harrison: Rita Stevens, Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States — Harry J. Sievers, Benjamin Harrison : Hoosier President: The White House and After, 1889-1901 — Charles W. Calhoun, Benjamin Harrison — Homer E. Socolofsky & Allan B. Spetter, The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison — Susan Clinton, Benjamin Harrison : Twenty-Third President of the United States (for young readers)
  Critical books about Benjamin Harrison: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Isaac E. Messmore (1821-1902) — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ontario, August 21, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; circuit judge in Wisconsin 6th Circuit, 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; assistant commissioner, U.S. Revenue Bureau; real estate developer; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1894. Died, from pneumonia, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 8, 1902 (age 80 years, 140 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Messmore (1786-1863) and Jane (Moat) Messmore (1786-1880); married 1848 to Editha McKenney (1825-1860); married to Margaret A. (Hull) Jones (1837-1902).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel W. Guernsey (1835-1902) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Stanford, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1835. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Dutchess County Judge, 1884-1892. Died, of pleuro-pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 8, 1902 (age about 66 years). Interment somewhere in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  Tully Robinson Cornick (1853-1902) — also known as Tully R. Cornick — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., December 12, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Tennessee, 1896. Died, from pneumonia, in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., August 2, 1902 (age 48 years, 233 days). Interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Tully Robinson Cornick (1817-1892) and Sophia Kennedy (Boyd) Cornick (1836-1913); married, January 6, 1876, to Laura C. Sydnor (1855-1895); married, November 11, 1897, to Anne Inglis Scott (1872-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Felix Campbell (1829-1902) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 28, 1829. Democrat. Engineer; banker; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-91 (4th District 1883-85, 2nd District 1885-91). Irish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 8, 1902 (age 73 years, 253 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Valentine Wagner (1848-1903) — also known as James V. Wagner — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 8, 1848. Cashier, National Marine Bank; Honorary Consul for Nicaragua in Baltimore, Md., 1891-93; Honorary Consul for Venezuela in Baltimore, Md., 1901-03. Died, from pneumonia, in Baltimore, Md., January 31, 1903 (age 54 years, 84 days). Following his death, it was discovered that he had embezzled about $30,000 from the bank. Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Basil Wagner (1806-1859) and Anna Maria 'Ann' (Peters) Wagner (1813-1889); married, October 14, 1879, to Julia Thomas (1850-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Maxwell (1825-1903) — also known as "Old Honesty" — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Weston, Lewis County, Va. (now W.Va.), July 16, 1825. Republican. Member of West Virginia state senate, 1863-67, 1887-90 (4th District 1863-67, 3rd District 1887-90); West Virginia state attorney general, 1866; judge of West Virginia supreme court of appeals, 1867-72; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1884; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1893-94, 1903; died in office 1903. Died, from pneumonia, in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., February 5, 1903 (age 77 years, 204 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Maxwell (1788-1884) and Sarah (Haymond) Maxwell (1796-1853); married, April 16, 1872, to Loretta Shuttleworth; father of Haymond Maxwell (1879-1958); nephew of Lewis Maxwell; grandnephew of Daniel Haymond; first cousin once removed of Thomas Sherwood Haymond, Daniel Haymond Polsley, William Summerville Haymond and William Edgar Haymond; second cousin of Alpheus Forest Haymond, Creed Haymond and Henry Haymond; second cousin once removed of William Stanley Haymond and Thomas S. Haymond; second cousin twice removed of Frank Cruise Haymond; third cousin of Daniel S. Haymond; third cousin twice removed of Guy D. Haymond and George S. Snodgrass.
  Political family: Haymond family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Calvin Codd (1829-1903) — also known as George C. Codd — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Ireland, May 24, 1829. Republican. Postmaster at Detroit, Mich., 1879-85. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, from broncho-pneumonia and Bright's disease, in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 28, 1903 (age 73 years, 280 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Codd and Catherine Codd; married to Eunice Lawrence (1831-1902); father of George Pierre Codd (1869-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Richmond Small (1837-1903) — also known as Stephen R. Small — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, February 19, 1837. Banker; Consul for Argentina in Portland, Maine, 1884-1902. Died, from pneumonia and chronic nephritis, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 10, 1903 (age 66 years, 19 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Small and Lois Small; married, August 18, 1861, to Margaret E. Morrill (1839-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederic O. Macartney (c.1864-1903) — Born about 1864. Socialist. Unitarian minister; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1900-03; died in office 1903. Died, of pneumonia, May 25, 1903 (age about 39 years). Burial location unknown.
  George Francis Lincoln (1850-1903) — also known as George F. Lincoln — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., February 16, 1850. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Stettin, 1880-83; Aix-la-Chapelle, 1883-85; Antwerp, 1892-93; U.S. Consul General in Antwerp, 1898-1902. Died, from pleuropneumonia, in Brussels, Belgium, July 23, 1903 (age 53 years, 157 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George Stanley Lincoln (1818-1894) and Elizabeth Bernard (Packwood) Lincoln (1826-1906); married, September 4, 1879, to Ella (French) Lockwood (born 1850).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Colin Macrae Ingersoll (1819-1903) — also known as Colin M. Ingersoll — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 11, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1851-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1860, 1876; Adjutant General of Connecticut, 1867-71. Died, of pneumonia, in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 13, 1903 (age 84 years, 186 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll and Margaret C. E. (Van den Huevel) Ingersoll (1790-1878); brother of Charles Roberts Ingersoll; married, October 26, 1858, to Julia Harriet Pratt (died 1898; daughter of Zadock Pratt; sister of George Watson Pratt); father of George Pratt Ingersoll; nephew of Charles Anthony Ingersoll; grandson of Jonathan Ingersoll (1747-1823); first cousin twice removed of Jared Ingersoll; second cousin once removed of Charles Jared Ingersoll and Joseph Reed Ingersoll; third cousin once removed of Charles Edward Ingersoll; fourth cousin of Laman Ingersoll; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Hunt Mills, Ebon Clarke Ingersoll and Robert Green Ingersoll.
  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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mason D. Chatterton (1835-1903) — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich.; Mason, Ingham County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Mt. Holly, Rutland County, Vt., August 3, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; Ingham County Circuit Court Commissioner, 1864-69; Ingham County Probate Judge, 1873-80; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884; president, Farmers' Bank, 1886-1903. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, of pneumonia, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., October 27, 1903 (age 68 years, 85 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Okemos, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Chatterton and Betsy (Jewett) Chatterton; married, June 2, 1864, to Mary A. Morrison (1836-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William McKendree Springer (1836-1903) — also known as William M. Springer — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Sullivan County, Ind., May 30, 1836. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1860-62; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1871-72; defeated, 1860; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1875-95 (12th District 1875-83, 13th District 1883-95); U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1895-99. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., December 4, 1903 (age 67 years, 188 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas Burchard Springer (1795-1861) and Catherine (Sandusky) Springer (1796-1872); married, December 15, 1859, to Rebecca Ruter (1832-1904); first cousin twice removed of Durand William Springer (1866-1943).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Edward Shippen (1823-1904) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., November 16, 1823. Lawyer; Consul for Argentina in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-88, 1892-95; Consul for Chile in Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-98; Consul for Ecuador in Philadelphia, Pa., 1873-97. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 14, 1904 (age 80 years, 119 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Joseph Galloway Shippen (1783-1857) and Anna Maria (Buckley) Shippen (1790-1865); married, June 29, 1849, to Augusta Chauncey Twiggs (1825-1909); grandnephew of Edward Shippen (1729-1806); great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1703-1781); great-grandnephew of William Shippen; third great-grandson of Edward Shippen (1639-1712); first cousin once removed of Bertha Shippen Irving; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) and Thomas Willing; second cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd; third cousin of George Howard, John Brown Francis and Benjamin Chew Howard; third cousin once removed of John Lee Carroll and Edward Overton, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Rieman Macfarlane, John Howell Carroll and Francis Fisher Kane.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
William R. Grace William Russell Grace (1832-1904) — also known as William R. Grace — of Callao, Peru; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Queenstown (now Cobh), Ireland, May 10, 1832. Democrat. Steamship business; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia and kidney problems, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 21, 1904 (age 71 years, 316 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Grace and Ellen Mary (Russell) Grace; married, September 11, 1859, to Lillius Gilchrist.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Official NY: from Cleveland to Hughes (1911)
  Timothy John Campbell (1840-1904) — also known as Timothy J. Campbell — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Cavan, Ireland, January 8, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1868-73, 1875, 1883; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1884-85; U.S. Representative from New York, 1885-89, 1891-95 (8th District 1885-89, 1891-93, 9th District 1893-95); defeated, 1888 (County Democratic, 8th District), 1894 (Independent, 9th District), 1896 (Gold Democratic, 9th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Irish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 7, 1904 (age 64 years, 90 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jackson R. Decker (c.1862-1905) — of Sparta, Sussex County, N.J. Born in Sparta, Sussex County, N.J., about 1862. Merchant; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1905; died in office 1905. Died, from typhoid pneumonia, in Sparta, Sussex County, N.J., January 8, 1905 (age about 43 years). Burial location unknown.
  Frank Littleton Pitts (1841-1905) — also known as Frank L. Pitts — of Monroe County, Mo. Born in Shelby County, Mo., 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; wounded in battle and lost his right arm; Missouri state treasurer, 1897-1901. Died, from catarrhal pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 4, 1905 (age about 63 years). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Paris, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Laura F. Boulware (1852-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Wesley Wilcox (d. 1905) — also known as John W. Wilcox; "The Mariposa Blacksmith" — of California. Born in Kentucky. Member of California state assembly 5th District, 1863-67, 1871-73, 1875-77. Died, of pneumonia, in San Francisco, Calif., February 5, 1905. Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Wilson L. Cannon (d. 1905) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate; elected 1858; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died, of pneumonia, in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 9, 1905. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Del.
  Relatives: Father of Annie Jump Cannon (astronomer).
  George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) — also known as George S. Boutwell — of Groton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., January 28, 1818. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1842-50; Governor of Massachusetts, 1851-53; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1864 (alternate); first U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1862; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1863-69 (7th District 1863-69, 9th District 1869); U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1869-73; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1873-77. Died, from pneumonia, in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., February 27, 1905 (age 87 years, 30 days). Interment at Groton Cemetery, Groton, Mass.
  Cross-reference: Daniel Needham
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
John H. Reagan John Henninger Reagan (1818-1905) — also known as John H. Reagan — of Palestine, Anderson County, Tex. Born in Sevierville, Sevier County, Tenn., October 8, 1818. Democrat. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1847; district judge in Texas, 1852-57; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1857-61, 1875-87 (1st District 1857-61, 1875-83, 2nd District 1883-87); delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Texas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861; Confederate Postmaster General, 1861-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1872, 1904; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1887-91. Methodist. Arrested by Union troops in May 1865, along with Jefferson Davis, and imprisoned for several months. Died of pneumonia in Palestine, Anderson County, Tex., March 6, 1905 (age 86 years, 149 days). Interment at East Hill Cemetery, Palestine, Tex.
  John H. Reagan High School (opened 1965; renamed 2019 as Northeast High School), in Austin, Texas, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Henry Stetson (1857-1905) — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., January, 1857. Democrat. Hat manufacturer; mayor of Orange, N.J., 1898-1904; defeated in primary, 1904. Member, Freemasons. Died, from pneumonia, in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., March 15, 1905 (age 48 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Napoleon Stetson (1821-1901) and Mary (Leonard) Stetson; nephew of John B. Stetson (1830-1906; hat manufacturer, originated the Stetson hat); first cousin of John Batterson Stetson, Jr. (1884-1952).
  M. J. Burke (c.1857-1905) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Carleton County, Ontario, about 1857. Newspaper work; U.S. Consul in SAINT Thomas, 1897-1905, died in office 1905. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Thomas, Ontario, March 15, 1905 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Orville Hitchcock Platt (1827-1905) — also known as Orville H. Platt — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., July 19, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1857-58; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1861-62; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1864, 1869; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1869; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864, 1868; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1879-1905; died in office 1905. Died, from pneumonia, in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., April 21, 1905 (age 77 years, 276 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery on the Green, Washington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Gould Platt (1797-1871) and Almyra (Hitchcock) Platt; married, May 15, 1850, to Ann Bull; married, April 29, 1897, to Jeannie P. (Smith) Hoyt; nephew of Samuel Johnson Hitchcock (1786-1845).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Joseph Schulum, Jr. (d. 1906) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Cigar manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1896-98. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1906. Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Schulum.
  William Emerson Barrett (1858-1906) — also known as William E. Barrett — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., December 29, 1858. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1887-93; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1889-93; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1893. Died, from pneumonia, in West Newton, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., February 12, 1906 (age 47 years, 45 days). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Isaac Townsend Smith (1813-1906) — also known as Isaac T. Smith — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 12, 1813. Republican. Banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1864; Consul-General for Siam in New York, N.Y., 1887-1900. Member, Union League. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 30, 1906 (age 93 years, 18 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Smith (1786-1864) and Eliza Ballard (Townsend) Smith (1787-1875); married to Elizabeth Ingalls Putnam (1816-1877); father of Anna T. Smith (who married George Bailey Loring (1817-1891)).
  Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Crowninshield-Adams family of Savannah, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Frank Williams Hunt (1861-1906) — also known as Frank W. Hunt — of Lemhi County, Idaho. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., December 16, 1861. Democrat. Member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1892; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of Idaho, 1901-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1904. Died, of pneumonia, in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, November 25, 1906 (age 44 years, 344 days). Interment at Pioneer Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas B. Hunt and Eugenia A. Hunt; married, November 10, 1896, to Ruth Maynard.
  The community of Hunt, Idaho, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Franklin Tilley (1848-1907) — also known as B. F. Tilley — Born in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., March 29, 1848. U.S. Navy commander; Governor of American Samoa; court martialed in 1901 on charges of immorality and drunkenness; tried and found not guilty. Died, of pneumonia, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 18, 1907 (age 58 years, 354 days). Interment at Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Md.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Franklin
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Tilley and Sarah W. (Esterbrooks) Tilley; married, June 6, 1878, to Emily Edelin Williamson (1856-1931).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edmund Gibson Ross (1826-1907) — also known as Edmund G. Ross — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Born in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, December 7, 1826. Republican. Delegate to Kansas state constitutional convention, 1859; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1866-71; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1880; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1885-89. Presbyterian. Thought to have cast the deciding vote in the Senate to acquit President Andrew Johnson. His grandson, Edmund Fessenden Cobb, was an actor who appeared in over 200 movies and serials including Citizen Kane and The Last Hurrah. Died, of pneumonia, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., May 8, 1907 (age 80 years, 152 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Sylvester Flint Ross (1798-1873) and Sinthy (Rice) Ross (1805-1875); brother-in-law of Edwin Mortimer Hewins (1839-1898); brother of William Wallace Ross; married to Fanny M. Lathrop (1827-1899); uncle of May Ross (1856-1937; who married Meredith Pinxton Snyder).
  Political family: Ross family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Birch Abbott (1850-1908) — also known as George B. Abbott — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brookfield, Orange County, Vt., September 27, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Kings County Surrogate, 1889-1901; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1907-08; died in office 1908. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Phi; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, from "blood poisoning" (infection), and pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 10, 1908 (age 57 years, 136 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Abbott and Diancy (Pickering) Abbott; married, November 20, 1878, to Eva Topping Reeve.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Augustus Vare (1859-1908) — also known as George A. Vare — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 7, 1859. Republican. Contractor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1892-96; member of Pennsylvania state senate 1st District, 1897-1908; died in office 1908; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Died, from pneumonia and influenza, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 28, 1908 (age 49 years, 21 days). Entombed at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Augustus Vare and Abigail (Stites) Vare; brother of Edwin H. Vare and William Scott Vare; married, December 7, 1881, to Clara B. Hunter; fourth cousin of Fletcher Wilbur Stites (1881-1933); fourth cousin once removed of Christopher Smith Hand.
  Political family: Vare-Stites family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  Isaac DeGraff Toll (1818-1908) — also known as Isaac D. Toll; "The General" — of Fawn River, St. Joseph County, Mich.; Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Born in Glenville, Schenectady County, N.Y., December 1, 1818. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph County, 1846; member of Michigan state senate 4th District, 1847; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; village president of Petoskey, Michigan, 1881-83; postmaster at Petoskey, Mich., 1887. Dutch ancestry. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from pneumonia, in Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich., March 27, 1908 (age 89 years, 117 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Ryley Toll (1793-1862) and Nancy (DeGraff) Toll (1797-1898); nephew of John Isaac De Graff (1783-1848).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Semple (1840-1908) — of Oregon; Washington. Born in Bogotá, Colombia of American parents, June 12, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; Oregon state printer, 1870-73; Governor of Washington Territory, 1887-89; candidate for Governor of Washington, 1889. Died, of pneumonia, in a rest home at San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 28, 1908 (age 68 years, 77 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wright Crematory and Columbarium, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Semple (1798-1866).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alonson T. Dominy (1863-1908) — of Beekmantown, Clinton County, N.Y. Born in Beekmantown, Clinton County, N.Y., November 14, 1863. Republican. Clinton County Sheriff; member of New York state assembly from Clinton County, 1907-08; died in office 1908. Died, from appendicitis and pneumonia, September 9, 1908 (age 44 years, 300 days). Burial location unknown.
  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
  Martyn Livingston Agens (1855-1909) — also known as M. Livy Agens — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., June 17, 1855. Republican. Fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Mason County, 1905-09; died in office 1909. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Grange; Odd Fellows. Died, from spinal meningitis and pneumonia, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., March 30, 1909 (age 53 years, 286 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Mason Agens (1826-1906) and Georgia (Dean) Agens; married to Eva A. Holmes (1858-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Jonathan McIntosh (1826-1909) — also known as Jonathan McIntosh — of Lodi, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., November 6, 1826. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of California state assembly 16th District, 1880-81. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Lodi, San Joaquin County, Calif., April 19, 1909 (age 82 years, 164 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Woodbridge, Calif.
  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
  James Roach (c.1857-1909) — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Born about 1857. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 3rd District, 1905-09; died in office 1909. Member, Freemasons. Died, from typhoid fever and pneumonia, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., May 16, 1909 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  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
  Charles Henry Gaus (1840-1909) — also known as Charles H. Gaus — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 1, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; druggist; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1902-08; New York state comptroller, 1909; died in office 1909. German ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in a hunting lodge on Long Lake, in the Laurentian Mountains, Quebec, October 31, 1909 (age 69 years, 60 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article
Eugene Engley Eugene Engley (1851-1910) — of Colorado. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., 1851. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; Colorado state attorney general, 1893-94. Died, of pneumonia, in Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colo., April 18, 1910 (age about 58 years). Interment at Alamosa Cemetery, Alamosa, Colo.
  Relatives: Married, May 7, 1881, to Hinda Jane Gaines (1855-1898).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: History of the State of Colorado (1895)
  Charles Willoughby Dayton (1846-1910) — also known as Charles W. Dayton — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 3, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1881; Presidential Elector for New York, 1884; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1893-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-10; defeated, 1901; died in office 1910. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1910 (age 64 years, 65 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Abram Child Dayton (1818-1877) and Maria Annis (Tomlinson) Dayton; married 1874 to Laura Augusta Newman; second great-grandson of Andrew Adams (1736-1797); first cousin twice removed of John Canfield Spencer; third cousin thrice removed of Nathan Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of Rhamanthus Melville Stocker.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Clarence Lexow (1852-1910) — of South Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 16, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of T. Tileston Wells; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892; member of New York state senate, 1894-98 (16th District 1894-95, 23rd District 1896-98); Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Police corruption in New York City; police corruption in New York City; also chaired joint legislative committee which drafted the bill creating New York City in its present boundaries, including the then-separate city of Brooklyn. Died, from pneumonia, in South Nyack, Rockland County, N.Y., December 31, 1910 (age 58 years, 106 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1881 to Katharine Morton Ferris (1858-1920); father of Morton King Lexow (1885-1976).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857-1911) — also known as Edward B. Whitney — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 15, 1857. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-11; defeated, 1904, 1906; appointed 1909; defeated, 1910; appointed 1910; died in office 1911. Died, of pneumonia, in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., January 5, 1911 (age 53 years, 143 days). Interment at Cornwall Cemetery, Cornwall, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Dwight Whitney; married 1896 to Josepha Newcomb; nephew of Simeon Eben Baldwin; grandson of Roger Sherman Baldwin; great-grandson of Simeon Baldwin; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; second cousin of Henry de Forest Baldwin (1862-1947); third cousin of Roger Sherman Hoar.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Henry Davidson (1841-1911) — of Wheatland, Hickory County, Mo. Born near Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., June 26, 1841. Democrat. Farmer; lawyer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives, 1874, 1876; candidate for Missouri state senate, 1886. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in El Dorado Springs, Cedar County, Mo., February 10, 1911 (age 69 years, 229 days). Interment at City Cemetery, El Dorado Springs, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Love Davidson (1817-1871) and Mary Jane (Adams) Davidson (1819-1890); married, January 24, 1869, to Mary F. Allen (born 1851).
  Tewksbury Loring Swett (1846-1911) — also known as Tewksbury L. Swett; Tewksbury L. Sweat — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Arrowsic, Sagadahoc County, Maine, May 3, 1846. Democrat. Shipbroker; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Portland, Maine, 1880-1900; Vice-Consul for Norway in Portland, Maine, 1908. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 28, 1911 (age 64 years, 301 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Woodbury Swett (1810-1889) and Lydia Weeks (Owen) Swett (1818-1898); married, November 21, 1877, to Alice Alney Hunt (1857-1937); fourth cousin of Rufus R. Dawes; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes.
  Political families: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Melville Reeves Hopewell (1845-1911) — also known as Melville R. Hopewell — of Tekamah, Burt County, Neb. Born in Monroe County, Ind., March 27, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; district judge in Nebraska, 1887-96; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1907-11; died in office 1911; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, May 2, 1911 (age 66 years, 36 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Charles Hopewell (1819-1901) and Sara J. (Reeves) Hopewell (1821-1854); married, October 20, 1874, to Harriet E. Nelson (1854-1930).
Edward M. Shepard Edward Morse Shepard (1850-1911) — also known as Edward M. Shepard — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 23, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Democratic Reform candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1895; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1901. Died, of pneumonia, in Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., July 28, 1911 (age 61 years, 5 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lorenzo Bingham Shepard (1821-1856).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1901
John F. Dryden John Fairfield Dryden (1839-1911) — also known as John F. Dryden — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Temple, Franklin County, Maine, August 7, 1839. Republican. Founder and president, Prudential Insurance Company of America; director, U.S. Steel Corporation; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1896, 1900; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1902-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Presbyterian. Died, from pneumonia two weeks after surgery to remove gallstones, in Newark, Essex County, N.J., November 24, 1911 (age 72 years, 109 days). Entombed at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Fairfield Dryden and Elizabeth (Butterfield) Dryden; married 1864 to Cynthia Jennings Fairchild; grandfather of John Dryden Kuser; great-grandfather of Anthony Dryden Marshall (1924-2014).
  Political family: Dryden-Marshall family of New York City, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, March 1902
  William Robeson Holloway (1836-1911) — also known as William R. Holloway — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Richmond, Wayne County, Ind., December 6, 1836. Republican. Printer; lawyer; private secretary to Gov. Oliver P. Morton, 1861; newspaper editor; postmaster at Indianapolis, Ind., 1869-81; private secretary to Mayor Caleb S. Denny, 1894-95; U.S. Consul General in SAINT Petersburg, 1897-98; Halifax, as of 1904-06. Died, of pneumonia, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., December 30, 1911 (age 75 years, 24 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Pierson Holloway (1809-1883) and Jane Ann (Paulson) Holloway; married, November 8, 1858, to Eliza Brubank.
  Guy G. Major (1859-1912) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born October 19, 1859. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1893-97. Died, from pneumonia, at the New York Club, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 30, 1912 (age 52 years, 103 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Earl Sapp (1859-1912) — also known as Charles E. Sapp — of Crescent Hill, Jefferson County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Missouri, February 15, 1859. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896, 1900; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Kentucky District, 1899-1901. Republican boss of Louisville, allied with William S. Taylor; indicted, with two others, in March 1902, on federal charges of extorting payments from federal employees for political contributions; pleaded guilty in March 1903, and fined $500 plus costs. Died, from double pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., March 10, 1912 (age 53 years, 24 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Nellie Williamson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clifford Stevens Walton (1861-1912) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, March 2, 1861. Lawyer; Consul for Peru in Washington, D.C., 1898-1901. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., May 15, 1912 (age 51 years, 74 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, April 9, 1890, to Anne Gettysburg Veazy.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Sidney Brookes (1870-1913) — also known as Albert S. Brookes — Born August 14, 1870. Adjutant General of New Mexico, 1910-13; died in office 1913. Died, from pneumonia following gallstone surgery, in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., November 5, 1913 (age 43 years, 83 days). Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Swan Brookes (1845-1923) and Elizabeth Elvira (Word) Brookes (1847-1905).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Andrew Jackson Clements (1832-1913) — also known as A. J. Clements — of Tennessee. Born in Clementsville, Clay County, Tenn., December 23, 1832. Physician; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1861-63; member of Tennessee state legislature, 1870. Died, of pneumonia, in Central State Hospital (a mental hospital where he was confined due to senility), Lakeland, Jefferson County, Ky., November 7, 1913 (age 80 years, 319 days). Interment at Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Ky.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Clements and Mary Clements.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William M. Brown (1850-1915) — of New Castle, Lawrence County, Pa. Born in Greenville, Mercer County, Pa., September 20, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1876, 1880; member of Pennsylvania state senate 47th District, 1897-1900; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1903-07; elected U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District 1914, but died before taking office. Died, from pneumonia, in the Hotel McAlpin, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 31, 1915 (age 64 years, 133 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, Pa.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John B. Lynn (1840-1915) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., January 26, 1840. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1878-80. Died, of pneumonia, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., February 14, 1915 (age 75 years, 19 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  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
  Henry Bacon (1846-1915) — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 14, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1886-89, 1891-93; defeated, 1888 (15th District), 1892 (17th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died, of pneumonia, in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., March 25, 1915 (age 69 years, 11 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel P. Bacon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Curtis Guild, Jr. (1860-1915) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 2, 1860. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1884; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903-06; Governor of Massachusetts, 1906-09; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1908; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; American Forestry Association. In 1907, John A. Steele came to the State House with a revolver, and attempted to kill Gov. Guild; he was subdued and arrested after shooting two people. Died, of pneumonia, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 6, 1915 (age 55 years, 63 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Curtis Guild (born 1827) and Sarah C. Guild; married, June 1, 1892, to Charlotte H. Johnson.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  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.
  Henry Lawrence Burnett (1838-1916) — also known as Henry L. Burnett; "Lightning Eyes Burnett" — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, December 26, 1838. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1898-1906. Investigated the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and helped prosecute the conspirators. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1916 (age 77 years, 9 days). Interment at Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Agnes Suffern Tailer.
  John Joseph Brady (1853-1916) — also known as John J. Brady — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 30, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-16; died in office 1916. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks. Collapsed on a train returning from Atlantic City, and brought home; died, a week later, from pneumonia, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 7, 1916 (age 62 years, 130 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Harrison Surratt, Jr. (1844-1916) — also known as John H. Surratt, Jr. — of Surrattsville (now Clinton), Prince George's County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., April 13, 1844. Postmaster at Surrattsville, Md., 1862-63; dismissed as postmaster in 1863 for alleged disloyalty to the Union; became a Confederate courier and spy; he and others attempted to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln; later, the plot to kill the President and other government officials was formulated at his mother's boarding house in Washington; he denied involvement in the assassination, but fled overseas; he was arrested in Alexandria, Egypt, and sent back to the U.S.; tried in a Maryland court in 1867 for his alleged involvement in the murder plot, but the jury couldn't reach a verdict, and a mistrial was declared; treasurer of a steamship company. Died, from pneumonia, in Baltimore, Md., April 21, 1916 (age 72 years, 8 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of John Harrison Surratt (1813-1862) and Mary (Jenkins) Surratt (1823-1865; hanged for her part in the conspiracy to assassinate the President and other officials); married 1872 to Mary Victorine Hunter (1846-1926).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Seward Whittlesey (1840-1917) — also known as W. Seward Whittlesey — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 15, 1840. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, N.Y., 1907-11. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, from pneumonia, in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., 1917 (age about 76 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: William H. Seward
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Whittlesey (1799-1851) and Anne (Hinsdale) Whittlesey; married 1868 to Clara Walker.
  Political family: Whittlesey family of New York and Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Friend William Smith, Jr. (1829-1917) — also known as Friend W. Smith, Jr. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Delaware County, N.Y., May 11, 1829. Republican. Inventor; manufacturer; bank director; postmaster at Bridgeport, Conn., 1861-69. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from pneumonia, in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., March 3, 1917 (age 87 years, 296 days). Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Friend William Smith (1799-1871) and Mary (Esmond) Smith (1799-1886); married to Angeline A. Weed (1833-1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  Theron Wilson Atwood (1854-1917) — also known as Theron W. Atwood — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in White Oak, Ingham County, Mich., January 3, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896, 1912; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1899-1902; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 21st District, 1907-08; instrumental in building an electric railroad connecting Jackson, Lansing, and Owosso. Died, from pneumonia and complications of appendicitis, in Caro, Tuscola County, Mich., September 27, 1917 (age 63 years, 267 days). Entombed at Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Purinton Atwood (1822-1897) and Emily (Wilson) Atwood (1831-1889); married to Clara Ellen Gibbs (1857-1918); father of Florence C. Atwood (1889-1970; who married Clarence Roy Myers (1890-1951)) and Theron Wilson Atwood.
  Political family: Atwood family of Caro, Michigan.
  Cross-reference: Seth Q. Pulver
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Daniel Crimmins (1844-1917) — also known as John D. Crimmins — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1844. Democrat. Contractor; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 12th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1912 (alternate); candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896 (Gold Democratic), 1908 (Democratic). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Philanthropist. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 9, 1917 (age 73 years, 175 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Crimmins (1812-1901) and Joanna (O'Keefe) Crimmins (1823-1864); brother of Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; who married Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937)); married to Lily Louise Lalor (1848-1888); uncle of Kenneth O'Brien.
  Political family: Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David E. Thurber (1846-1917) — of Ingersoll Township, Midland County, Mich.; Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Canada, January 28, 1846. Democrat. Farmer; president and secretary, Farmers Mutual Insurance Association; coal dealer; candidate for mayor of Midland, Mich., 1909, 1912. Methodist. Died, from pneumonia, in Midland, Midland County, Mich., November 19, 1917 (age 71 years, 295 days). Interment at Midland Cemetery, Midland, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Rebecca Horton (1842-1912); married, July 2, 1913, to Mrs. Samantha Oliver.
  Augustus Peabody Gardner (1865-1918) — also known as Augustus P. Gardner — of Hamilton, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 5, 1865. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1900-01; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1902-17; resigned 1917; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1913; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, of pneumonia, while in the military service at Camp Wheeler, Macon, Bibb County, Ga., January 14, 1918 (age 52 years, 70 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Peabody Gardner (1828-1875) and Harriet Sears (Amory) Gardner (1835-1865); married, June 14, 1892, to Constance Lodge (1872-1941; daughter of Henry Cabot Lodge; aunt of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge); grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot; great-grandson of David Sears; second great-grandson of John Lowell and Jonathan Mason; second great-grandnephew of Timothy Pickering and Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fifth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; sixth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin of John Gardner Coolidge; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop; second cousin of William Caleb Loring and Charles Francis Adams; second cousin once removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-); second cousin twice removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; second cousin thrice removed of John Wingate Weeks (1781-1853); third cousin thrice removed of John Forbes Kerry; fourth cousin once removed of John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926), John Lee Saltonstall and Arthur Chester Frost.
  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: Willfred W. Lufkin
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — 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
  Elbridge Jackson Broaddus (1835-1918) — also known as Elbridge J. Broaddus — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Born in Madison County, Ky., June 19, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1871-72, 1890-91; defeated, 1891; circuit judge in Missouri 7th Circuit, 1874-80, 1891-1900; appointed 1891; Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1878; Judge, Missouri Kansas City Court of Appeals, 1901-12. Died, from pneumonia, in Hobart, Kiowa County, Okla., March 2, 1918 (age 82 years, 256 days). Interment at Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Broaddus (1794-1872) and Grace (Askins) Broaddus (1797-1876); married, August 5, 1861, to Annie B. Chambers (1845-1873); married, May 6, 1874, to Martha Emma Hollingsworth (1849-1890); father of Joseph Broaddus and Bower Slack Broaddus; first cousin twice removed of William West Broaddus; third cousin twice removed of Willey Richard Broaddus, Jr. and Andrew Broaddus (1900-1972).
  Political family: Broaddus family of Madison County, Kentucky.
  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
  Reynolds Clough (1875-1918) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, May 10, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died, from pneumonia and influenza, in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 15, 1918 (age 43 years, 158 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Frances Smith (Reynolds) Clough (1833-1906) and William L. Clough (1834-1887); married, November 16, 1905, to Ethel Riggs (1879-1919); first cousin thrice removed of Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney (1767-1840); first cousin four times removed of Caesar Rodney and Thomas Rodney; second cousin twice removed of George Brydges Rodney; second cousin thrice removed of Caesar Augustus Rodney; third cousin once removed of John Henry Rodney; third cousin twice removed of Thomas McKean Rodney; fourth cousin of Caleb Rodney Layton.
  Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  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
  Benjamin Matthias Richardson (1877-1918) — also known as Benjamin M. Richardson; Ben Richardson — of Athens, Henderson County, Tex. Born in Athens, Henderson County, Tex., March 2, 1877. Democrat. Postmaster at Athens, Tex., 1914-18. Died, from double pneumonia, in Athens, Henderson County, Tex., December 14, 1918 (age 41 years, 287 days). Interment at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Matthias Edwyn Richardson (1850-1919) and Kate (Jordon) Richardson (1856-1952); married, June 9, 1909, to Alice Mary Richardson (1888-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry M. Scales Henry M. Scales (1869-1918) — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Born in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss., March 13, 1869. Lawyer; real estate and insurance business; mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., 1907-10; resigned 1910. Died, from pneumonia, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., December 15, 1918 (age 49 years, 277 days). Interment at Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  Campaign slogan (1907): "Let The People Rule."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: City of Oklahoma City
  James V. Coleman (c.1854-1919) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born about 1854. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1892, 1912 (speaker). Died, of pneumonia, 1919 (age about 65 years). Interment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  James B. Allen (1875-1919) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., January 13, 1875. Democrat. Insurance business; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 6th District, 1909. Died, from bronchial pneumonia due to influenza, in Bonaventure Hotel, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 15, 1919 (age 44 years, 33 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Workman Allen (1846-1909) and Martha (Campbell) Allen.
  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
  Emile Stanislas Brus (1847-1919) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Mazamet, France, December 13, 1847. Consular Agent for France in Kansas City, Mo.-Kan., 1900-07. French ancestry. Died, from hypostatic pneumonia, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 27, 1919 (age 71 years, 76 days). Interment at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Roger A. Pryor Roger Atkinson Pryor (1828-1919) — also known as Roger A. Pryor — of Petersburg, Va.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., July 19, 1828. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1859-61; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1862; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1888; common pleas court judge in New York, 1890-95; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-99. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1919 (age 90 years, 238 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Theodorick Bland Pryor and Lucy (Atkinson) Pryor; married, November 8, 1848, to Sara Agnes Rice (died 1912).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
  Robert Sanderson McCormick (1849-1919) — also known as Robert S. McCormick — of Illinois. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., July 26, 1849. Grain brokerage business; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1901-02; U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary, 1902; Russia, 1902-05; France, 1905-07. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in a nursing home at Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill., April 16, 1919 (age 69 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865) and Mary Ann (Grigsby) McCormick (1828-1878); married, June 8, 1876, to Katharine Van Etta Medill (1853-1932; daughter of Joseph Meharry Medill); father of Joseph Medill McCormick (who married Ruth Hanna) and Robert Rutherford McCormick (1880-1955); nephew of Cyrus Hall McCormick; granduncle of William McCormick Blair, Jr..
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
John C. Spooner John Coit Spooner (1843-1919) — also known as John C. Spooner; "The Tinker of Legislation" — of Hudson, St. Croix County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind., January 6, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; private and military secretary to Gov. Lucius Fairchild; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1872; general solicitor, Omaha Railroad, 1880; law partner of Arthur Loomis Sanborn; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1885-91, 1897-1907; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888 (delegation chair), 1892 (delegation chair); candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1892. Died, of pneumonia and apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 11, 1919 (age 76 years, 156 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Philip L. Spooner (judge) and Lydia (Coit) Spooner; married, September 10, 1868, to Annie E. Main.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Frank L. Dowling (c.1865-1919) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1865. Democrat. Borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1918-19; died in office 1919. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 27, 1919 (age about 54 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Philip Henry Dugro (1855-1920) — also known as P. Henry Dugro — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 2, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; hotelier; banker; member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1879; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1881-83; superior court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1920; died in office 1920. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died, from pneumonia, in his apartment at the Savoy Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1920 (age 64 years, 151 days). Entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Dugro; married to Sophia Goeller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene A. Philbin (1857-1920) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 24, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; New York County District Attorney, 1900; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913-20; appointed 1913; died in office 1920. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1920 (age 62 years, 264 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Philbin and Eliza (McGoldrick) Philbin; married, June 28, 1887, to Jessie Holladay.
  Cross-reference: John Edmond Hewitt
  John Bogart (c.1836-1920) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1836. Civil engineer; New York state engineer and surveyor, 1888-91. Dutch ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 25, 1920 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Bogart; married 1870 to Emma Cherrington Jefferis.
  William Dean Howells (1837-1920) — of Ohio; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, March 1, 1837. U.S. Consul in Rome, 1861; Venice, 1861-65; author; editor, Atlantic Monthly magazine, 1872-81. Died, of pneumonia, in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 11, 1920 (age 83 years, 71 days). Interment at Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Cooper Howells and Mary (Dean) Howells; married, December 24, 1862, to Elinor G. Mead.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Alexander Samuel Bacon (1853-1920) — also known as Alexander S. Bacon — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., November 20, 1853. Lawyer; lecturer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1887; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906 (Independence League), 1915 (American); Independence League candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908; vice-president and director, Webster Piano Company. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Attorney for New York Gov. William Sulzer at his impeachment trial in 1913. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 29, 1920 (age 66 years, 191 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Arthur Bacon and Harriet (Smith) Bacon; married, September 1, 1886, to Harriet Whittlesey Schroter (1855-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Romayne Salisbury (1863-1920) — also known as George R. Salisbury — of Schuylerville, Saratoga County, N.Y.; Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Schuylerville, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 10, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; Saratoga County District Attorney, 1899-1903; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1917-20; appointed 1917; died in office 1920. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., September 24, 1920 (age 57 years, 45 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Amos M. Salisbury (1837-1928) and Lucinda E. (Welch) Salisbury (1842-1892); married 1897 to Emma Ingalls (1861-1898); married 1899 to Jane Brewer 'Jennie' Schermerhorn (1866-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Loomis Sanborn (1850-1920) — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., November 17, 1850. Walworth County Register of Deeds, 1875-79; lawyer; law partner of John C. Spooner; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, 1905-20; died in office 1920. Congregationalist. Died, from pneumonia, in Madison, Dane County, Wis., October 18, 1920 (age 69 years, 336 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Married to Alice E. Golder.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Casimiro Barela (1847-1920) — of Denver, Colo.; Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colo. Born in Embudo, Rio Arriba County, N.M., March 4, 1847. Newspaper publisher; member of Colorado state senate, 1877-1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee), 1888; Consul for Mexico in Denver, Colo., 1893-1901; Consul for Costa Rica in Denver, Colo., 1897-1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1912. Hispanic ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in Las Animas County, Colo., December 18, 1920 (age 73 years, 289 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Trinidad, Colo.
  Relatives: Married to Damiana Rivera (1857-1935).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Cyrus Cole (1848-1921) — also known as Cyrus Cole — of Hermosa, Custer County, S.Dak.; Missoula, Missoula County, Mont.; Silverton, Marion County, Ore. Born in Lodi, Seneca County, N.Y., 1848. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 46th District, 1889-90. Died, from pneumonia, in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., January 8, 1921 (age about 72 years). Interment at Evergreen Alameda Cemetery, El Paso, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of David Cole (1818-1887) and Lucy (Van Liew) Cole; nephew of Cornelius Cole (1822-1924); first cousin of Willoughby Cole.
  Political family: Cole family of Sacramento and Los Angeles, California.
  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
  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.
  Archibald Johnson Sampson (1839-1921) — also known as Archibald J. Sampson; A. J. Sampson — of Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo.; Colorado; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born near Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, June 21, 1839. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Colorado state attorney general, 1877-79; U.S. Minister to Ecuador, 1897-1905. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died, from acute nephritis and pneumonia, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., December 24, 1921 (age 82 years, 186 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Married 1866 to Kate I. Turner (died 1886); married 1891 to Frances S. Wood.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Carmody (1859-1922) — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y.; New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Milo, Yates County, N.Y., October 9, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; Yates County District Attorney, 1889; chief examiner, New York State Civil Service Commission, 1893-96; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912; New York state attorney general, 1911-14; resigned 1914. Catholic. Died, of pneumonia, in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., January 22, 1922 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery, Penn Yan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Caviston (died 1911).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Sawter (1857-1922) — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Glauchau, 1895-96; U.S. Consul in Glauchau, 1896-99; Antigua, 1901-02. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1922 (age about 64 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, September 19, 1882, to Mary Louise Scofield.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry DeWitt Hotchkiss (1856-1922) — also known as Henry D. Hotchkiss — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 2, 1856. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1886; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 9th District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1912-22; died in office 1922; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1913-15. Episcopalian. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1922 (age 65 years, 247 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Woodward Hotchkiss and Emma (Burrell) Hotchkiss; married to Alice C. Strong; third cousin twice removed of Luther Hotchkiss; fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Hotchkiss (1778-1858), Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr. and Daniel Frederick Webster.
  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
  Samuel Fallows (1835-1922) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, December 13, 1835. Republican. Minister; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, 1870-74; president, Wesleyan University, 1874; bishop; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888. Methodist; later Reformed Episcopal Church. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from pneumonia, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 5, 1922 (age 86 years, 266 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Lucy Bethia Huntington (1840-1916).
  Personal motto: "Do with your might what your hands find to do."
  Epitaph: "He walked with God - God took him."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luke D. Stapleton (1869-1923) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 11, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1908-17; defeated, 1906; appointed 1908; resigned 1917; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1913-17. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Knights of Columbus. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 12, 1923 (age 53 years, 63 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Stapleton and Catharine (Quinn) Stapleton; married, August 29, 1893, to Catharine F. Nowlen.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Peterson Corbit (1864-1923) — also known as Alexander P. Corbit — of Odessa, New Castle County, Del. Born February 20, 1864. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1907-08, 1919-22; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1909-12; president, New Castle County National Bank; director, Delaware Railroad. Died, of pneumonia, in Odessa, New Castle County, Del., February 18, 1923 (age 58 years, 363 days). Interment at Corbit Family Cemetery, Odessa, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Cowgill Corbit and Emily (Peterson) Corbit.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patrick Murphy Pearsall (c.1859-1923) — of Jones County, N.C.; New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Born in Taylor's Bridge, Sampson County, N.C., about 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1880; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1896. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., February 20, 1923 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New Bern, N.C.
  Louis Frisbie Payn (1835-1923) — also known as Louis F. Payn — of Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in Ghent, Columbia County, N.Y., January 27, 1835. Republican. Paper manufacturer; founder of the Chatham Republican newspaper; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; New York State Insurance Commissioner, 1897-1900. Died, from pneumonia, in Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y., March 19, 1923 (age 88 years, 51 days). Interment at Chatham Rural Cemetery, Chatham, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rachel (Dunspaugh) Payn (1800-1881) and Elijah Payn (1807-1876); married 1857 to Margaret M. Stafford (1839-1899); married, December 24, 1902, to Marion Kendall Heath (1869-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George F. Bickford George Fremont Bickford (1889-1923) — also known as George F. Bickford — of Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash. Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., August 12, 1889. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Newchwang, 1913-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Hankow, 1914, 1914-15; Antung, 1914; Shanghai, 1915-17; U.S. Consul in Tsinanfu, 1918-19; Antung, as of 1920-21. Died, from pneumonia, in Chehalis, Lewis County, Wash., July 22, 1923 (age 33 years, 344 days). Interment at Claquato Cemetery, Chehalis, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Fremont Bickford (1861-1931) and Ada M. (Burrows) Bickford (1863-1948); married, April 28, 1915, to Edith Lillian Adgey Edgar.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application
  Clinton Fillmore Irwin (1854-1923) — also known as Clinton F. Irwin — of Oklahoma; Elgin, Kane County, Ill. Born in Franklin Grove, Lee County, Ill., January 1, 1854. Justice of Oklahoma territorial supreme court, 1899-1907; circuit judge in Illinois 16th Circuit, 1913-19. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., November 4, 1923 (age 69 years, 307 days). Interment at Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Irwin and Ann Elizabeth (McNeel) Irwin; married, November 4, 1880, to Julia Helen Egan (1861-1946).
  The city of Clinton, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Edward E. McCall Edward Everett McCall (1863-1924) — also known as Edward E. McCall — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 6, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1903-13; resigned 1913; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1913; chair, New York State Public Service Commission, 1913-15; removed from office in November, 1915, because he owned stock in a company under commission jurisdiction; president, New Jersey Life Insurance Company, 1916. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1924 (age 61 years, 66 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Edward Everett
  Relatives: Son of John McCall and Katherine McCall; brother of John A. McCall (president, New York Life Insurance Company); married 1886 to Ella Frances Gaynor.
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Daniel Charles Oliver (1865-1924) — also known as Daniel C. Oliver — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 6, 1865. Democrat. Dry goods importer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1915-16; U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1917-19. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1924 (age 58 years, 172 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Oliver and Ann (Charles) Oliver.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Julian Shakespeare Carr (1845-1924) — also known as Julian S. Carr; Jule Carr — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Durham, Durham County, N.C., October 12, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; co-owner and president of the company which made "Bull Durham" tobacco; founder of the Durham Cotton Manufacturing Company and Durham Hosiery Mills; involved in railroads, utilities, and banking; mayor of Durham, N.C., 1873; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1888, 1904, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1916; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1900. Methodist. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died, of pneumonia, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 29, 1924 (age 78 years, 200 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Carr (1814-1889) and Elizabeth Pannill (Bullock) Carr (1815-1906); married, February 18, 1873, to Nancy Graham 'Nannie' Parrish (1853-1915; daughter of Doctor Claiborne Parrish); nephew of Robert Bullock (1828-1905); first cousin of William Simeon Bullock.
  Political family: Bullock-Parrish family of Durham, North Carolina.
  The town of Carrboro, North Carolina, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Eddy Lambert (1860-1924) — also known as Francis E. Lambert — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in St. Joseph County, Ind., June 4, 1860. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1894-98; candidate for mayor of South Bend, Ind., 1905; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1908. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from influenza and pneumonia, in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., June 19, 1924 (age 64 years, 15 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver C. Lambert (1817-1872) and Eleanor 'Ellen' (McMullen) Lambert (1825-1906); married 1891 to Mary Etta Moomaw (1863-1902); married, February 12, 1904, to Blanche Irene Gee (1876-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adolph Bernard Spreckels (1857-1924) — also known as Adolph B. Spreckels — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., January 5, 1857. Republican. President, Spreckels Sugar Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884; angered by an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, on November 19, 1884, he shot and badly wounded the paper's publisher, M. H. de Young; arrested and charged with attempted murder; pleaded temporary insanity; tried in 1885 and found not guilty; president, San Francisco and San Mateo Electric Railway; vice-president, Western Sugar Company; vice-president, Oceanic Steamship Company. German ancestry. Died, from pneumonia and syphilis, in San Francisco, Calif., June 28, 1924 (age 67 years, 175 days). Entombed at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Claus Spreckels and Anna Christina (Mangels) Spreckels (1830-1910); brother of John Diedrich Spreckels (1853-1926); married to Alma de Bretteville (1881-1968).
  Political family: Spreckels family of San Francisco, California.
  Spreckels Lake, in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, is named for him.  — The Spreckels Organ Pavilion, an outdoor performance venue, in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, is named for him and his brother.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Andrews Clark (1839-1925) — also known as William A. Clark — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born near Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., January 8, 1839. Democrat. Banker; mine owner; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1884, 1889; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1888; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1892, 1904; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1899-1900, 1901-07; resigned 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 2, 1925 (age 86 years, 53 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Clark and Mary (Andrews) Clark; married 1869 to Kate L. Stauffer (died 1893); married, May 25, 1901, to Anna E. La Chapelle.
  Clark County, Nev. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Charles Allen Culberson (1855-1925) — also known as Charles A. Culberson — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, Ala., June 10, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; Texas state attorney general, 1890-94; Governor of Texas, 1895-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1896, 1904, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from Texas, 1899-1923. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., March 19, 1925 (age 69 years, 282 days). Interment at East Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Eugenia (Kimbal) Culberson and David Browning Culberson (1830-1900).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Robert M. LaFollette Robert Marion LaFollette (1855-1925) — also known as Robert M. LaFollette; "Fighting Bob"; "Battling Bob" — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Primrose, Dane County, Wis., June 14, 1855. Lawyer; Dane County District Attorney, 1880-84; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1885-91; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1896, 1904; Governor of Wisconsin, 1901-06; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1906-25; died in office 1925; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908, 1916; Progressive candidate for President of the United States, 1924. French ancestry. Died of heart disease complicated by asthma and pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., June 18, 1925 (age 70 years, 4 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah LaFollette (1817-1862) and Mary (Ferguson) LaFollette (1818-1894; who later married John Z. Saxton); married, December 31, 1881, to Belle Case (1859-1931; first female graduate of the University of Wisconsin law school); father of Robert Marion LaFollette, Jr. and Philip Fox LaFollette; uncle of Charles Sumner Eastman; grandfather of Bronson Cutting LaFollette (1936-).
  Political family: LaFollette family of Madison, Wisconsin (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Books about Robert M. LaFollette: Nancy C. Unger, Fighting Bob La Follette : The Righteous Reformer — Bernard A. Weisberger, The LaFollettes of Wisconsin : Love and Politics in Progressive America
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  James Buchanan Duke (1856-1925) — also known as James B. Duke; "Buck"; "Tobacco King" — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born near Durham, Durham County, N.C., December 23, 1856. Republican. Organizer and president, American Tobacco Company, which monopolized the tobacco industry until it was broken up in 1911; organizer of electric power companies; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Left a large trust fund which supported Duke University. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 10, 1925 (age 68 years, 291 days). Entombed at Duke University Chapel, Durham, N.C.
  Presumably named for: James Buchanan
  Relatives: Son of Washington Duke (1820-1905); married 1904 to Lillian Fletcher McCredy (divorced 1906); married, July 23, 1907, to Nanaline Lee 'Nannie' (Holt) Inman (1870-1962); father of Doris Duke (1912-1993; who married James Henry Roberts Cromwell (1896-1990)); uncle of Mary Lillian Duke (1887-1960; who married Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr.).
  Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; MacArthur family of Pennsylvania; Dodge-Duke-Cromwell family of Detroit, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Kirkpatrick Denton (1864-1926) — also known as George K. Denton — of Indiana. Born near Sebree, Webster County, Ky., November 17, 1864. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 1917-19; candidate for justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1924. Died, from pneumonia, in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., January 4, 1926 (age 61 years, 48 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Father of Winfield Kirkpatrick Denton (1896-1971).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Henry Sherman Boutell (1856-1926) — also known as Henry S. Boutell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 14, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1884; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897-1911 (6th District 1897-1903, 9th District 1903-11); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1911-13; law professor. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Loyal Legion. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Sanremo, Italy, March 11, 1926 (age 69 years, 362 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Henry Boutell and Anna (Greene) Boutell; married, December 29, 1880, to Euphemia Lucia Clara Gates; nephew of Roger Sherman Greene; grandnephew of William Maxwell Evarts; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  William Virden Sipple (1847-1926) — also known as William V. Sipple — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Delaware, October 22, 1847. Republican. Stonecutter; marble dealer; postmaster at Milford, Del., 1898-1903. Methodist. Died, from pneumonia, in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., March 17, 1926 (age 78 years, 146 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Berry (Virden) Sipple (1812-1889) and Thomas Sipple (1816-1853); married, May 28, 1874, to Ruth Anna Holland (1853-1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William S. Bergundthal (1855-1926) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Powhattan, Champaign County, Ohio, June 24, 1855. Republican. Lumber business; real estate dealer; mayor of Topeka, Kan., 1903-05. Member, Freemasons. Died, from nephritis and bronchial pneumonia, in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., March 23, 1926 (age 70 years, 272 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Powell) Bergundthal (1816-1901) and Benedict Bergundthal (1818-1876); married to Leonora Neely (1854-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest H. Clinedinst (1884-1926) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born in Virginia, September 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for mayor of Akron, Ohio, 1921; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Died, from lobar pneumonia and "La Grippe" (influenza), in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, April 6, 1926 (age 41 years, 195 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Ohio; cenotaph at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Market, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Martin Edward Trench (1869-1927) — also known as Martin E. Trench — Born in Dennison, Goodhue County, Minn., November 30, 1869. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands; died in office 1927. Irish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 6, 1927 (age 57 years, 37 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Harmon Liveright Remmel (1852-1927) — also known as H. L. Remmel — of Newport, Jackson County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Stratford, Fulton County, N.Y., January 15, 1852. Republican. Lumber business; postmaster at Newport, Ark., 1877-79; financier; insurance executive; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1884; member of Arkansas Republican State Central Committee, 1884-1927; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1887; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1892, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1894, 1896, 1900; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arkansas, 1897-1902, 1921-27; died in office 1927; Arkansas Republican state chair, 1900-03, 1910-16, 1921-25; member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 1912-24; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1916. Died, from pneumonia, while recovering from a stroke, in Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark., October 14, 1927 (age 75 years, 272 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Gottlieb 'Godlove' Remmel (1813-1892) and Henrietta (Bever) Remmel (1814-1896); brother of Louesa Remmel (1841-1904; who married William Burdick Empie), Augustus Caleb Remmel (1847-1883) and Ada E. Remmel (1853-1946); married, March 13, 1878, to Laura Lee Stafford (1853-1913); married 1915 to Elizabeth I. Cameron (1878-1926); uncle of Augustus Caleb Remmel (1882-1920); granduncle of Pratt Cates Remmel and Roland Rowe Remmel.
  Political family: Remmel family of Little Rock, Arkansas.
  Remmel Dam (built 1924), on the Ouachita River, in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathan Barnert (1838-1927) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Posen, Prussia (now Poznan, Poland), September 20, 1838. Democrat. Tailor; clothing manufacturer; real estate business; mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1883-86, 1889-90; philanthropist. Jewish. Died, of pneumonia, in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., December 23, 1927 (age 89 years, 94 days). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Miriam Phillips (died 1901).
  Woodbridge Nathan Ferris (1853-1928) — also known as Woodbridge N. Ferris; "The Big Rapids Schoolmaster"; "The Good Grey Governor" — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Born in a log cabin near Spencer, Tioga County, N.Y., January 6, 1853. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; founder and president, Ferris Institute, later Ferris State University; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1892; candidate for Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1902; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1916, 1924; Governor of Michigan, 1913-16; defeated, 1904, 1920; president, Big Rapids Savings Bank; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1923-28; died in office 1928; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1928 (age 75 years, 77 days). Interment at Highland View Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Ferris, Jr. and Estella (Reed) Ferris; married 1874 to Helen Frances Gillespie (1853-1917); married 1921 to Mary Ethel McCloud (1890?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Chauncey M. Depew Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) — also known as Chauncey M. Depew — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., April 23, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1862-63; secretary of state of New York, 1864-65; Westchester County Clerk, 1867; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920 (speaker), 1924; Liberal Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1872; president, later chairman, New York Central Railroad; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1888; U.S. Senator from New York, 1899-1911. French Huguenot, Dutch, and English ancestry. Member, Union League; Society of the Cincinnati; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1928 (age 93 years, 348 days). Entombed at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Depew (1800-1869) and Martha Minot (Mitchell) Depew (1810-1885); married, November 9, 1871, to Elise Hegeman (1848-1893); married, December 28, 1901, to May Palmer; second great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Burr; third cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); third cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; third cousin thrice removed of Reuben Bostwick Heacock; fourth cousin of John Frederick Addis and Roger Sherman Hoar; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Dix, Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman, John Stanley Addis and Archibald Cox.
  Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The village of Depew, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  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
  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
  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
  Otto Tremont Bannard (1854-1929) — also known as Otto T. Bannard — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 28, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; banker; director, Niagara Fire Insurance Co., Dolphin Jute Mills, and Jersey United Gas and Electric Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1912, 1916; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1909. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, on the ocean liner President Cleveland, en route from Seattle to Manila, in the North Pacific Ocean, January 15, 1929 (age 74 years, 262 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Bannard and Eliza Landon (Stone) Bannard.
  Oliver Carroll Clay (1849-1929) — also known as Oliver C. Clay — of Canton, Lewis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., May 27, 1849. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lewis County, 1919-22. Died, from pneumonia, in Canton, Lewis County, Mo., March 5, 1929 (age 79 years, 282 days). Interment at Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Littleberry B. Clay (1820-1890) and Barbara (Davidson) Clay; married, June 25, 1877, to Charlotte Biggs (1856-1935); first cousin four times removed of Matthew Clay and Green Clay; second cousin thrice removed of Henry Clay (1777-1852), Porter Clay and Cassius Marcellus Clay; third cousin of Bainbridge Colby; third cousin once removed of Archer Woodford; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Hart Clay, Henry Clay, Jr. (1811-1847) and James Brown Clay; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Clay (1849-1884).
  Political family: Clay family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sandford Hunt Brownlee (d. 1929) — Newspaper correspondent; member of Utah state house of representatives, 1900. Died, of pneumonia, in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., April 6, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Valentine Francis Remmel (1853-1929) — also known as Valentine Remmel — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 10, 1853. Socialist. Glass worker; union organizer; Socialist Labor candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1900. German ancestry. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 9, 1929 (age 76 years, 60 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Conrad R. Remmel; married, June 3, 1880, to Virginia Emma 'Jennie' Harlan (1858-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Andrew Burkamp (1873-1929) — also known as William A. Burkamp — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Newport, Campbell County, Ky., August 8, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; member of Kentucky state senate, 1920. German ancestry. Died, of lobar pneumonia and acute myocarditis, in Fort Thomas, Campbell County, Ky., November 6, 1929 (age 56 years, 90 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Burkamp and Mary (Underholz) Burkamp; married to Rose M. Davidson.
  Isaac Lee Patterson (1859-1929) — also known as I. L. Patterson — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born in Benton County, Ore., September 17, 1859. Republican. Farmer; chair of Marion County Republican Party, 1892; member of Oregon state senate, 1895-98, 1919-21; Oregon Republican state chair, 1924-26; Governor of Oregon, 1927-29; died in office 1929; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Rotary. Died, from pneumonia, in Marion County, Ore., December 21, 1929 (age 70 years, 95 days). Entombed at Mount Crest Abbey Mausoleum, Salem, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Austin Patterson and Caroline (Tatom) Patterson; married, May 12, 1886, to Mary Elizabeth Woodworth.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles P. Taft Charles Phelps Taft (1843-1929) — also known as Charles P. Taft; Charlie Taft — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 21, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1871-73; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1895-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900, 1908, 1912; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1904. Philanthropist; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, of pneumonia, in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 31, 1929 (age 86 years, 10 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Alphonso Taft and Fannie (Phelps) Taft (1823-1852); half-brother of William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft; married, December 4, 1873, to Annie Sinton; uncle of Walbridge S. Taft, 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 (1942-); second cousin twice removed of Willard J. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of William Warner Hoppin, John Milton Thayer, Edward M. Chapin and George Franklin Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Sylvester Edwin Megargee (1847-1930) — also known as S. Edwin Megargee — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 6, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; Consul for Greece in Philadelphia, Pa., 1900-01. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 17, 1930 (age 82 years, 195 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Sylvester Jacob Megarge (1819-1881) and Annie Marie Byrne (Gaffney) Megarge (1824-1897); married to Marie A. Preaut (1852-1877) and Adalaide Concetta Piccioli (1847-1926); first cousin once removed of Samuel Megargee (1805-1865).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harold Frederick Newhard (1877-1930) — also known as Harold F. Newhard — Born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., September 19, 1877. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Vladivostok, 1909-15; U.S. Vice Consul in Vladivostok, 1915-17. Died, from pneumonia, in Shanghai, China, March 9, 1930 (age 52 years, 171 days). Cremated; ashes originally interred at Bubbling Well Road Cemetery, Shanghai, China; reinterment to unknown location.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore W. Newhard; married to Vanda Marie Korczki (1881-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Stephen Hugh Claycomb (1847-1930) — also known as Stephen H. Claycomb — of Jasper County, Mo. Born in Missouri, August 11, 1847. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County Western District, 1885-86; member of Missouri state senate 28th District, 1887-88; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1889-93. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage and pneumonia, in Joplin, Jasper County, Mo., June 6, 1930 (age 82 years, 299 days). Interment at Ozark Memorial Park, Joplin, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Claycomb and Elizabeth Claycomb.
  William Barnes, Jr. (1866-1930) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y.; Armonk, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., November 17, 1866. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1892-1914; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1899-1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1920 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); New York Republican state chair, 1911-14; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1912-16; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 28th District, 1915. When Theodore Roosevelt contended, in 1914, that Barnes was a crooked boss of the Republican Machine, in league with the Democratic Machine, he sued the former president for libel, and lost. Died, of pneumonia, in Armonk, Westchester County, N.Y., June 25, 1930 (age 63 years, 220 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Barnes, Sr. (1824-1913) and Emily Peck (Weed) Barnes (1827-1889); married to Grace Davis (divorced 1922); married 1923 to Maude (Fiero) Battershall (died 1929); grandson of Thurlow Weed (1797-1882).
  Cross-reference: Oliver D. Burden
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) — also known as William B. Thompson — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Virginia City, Madison County, Mont., May 13, 1869. Republican. Mining magnate; banker; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; director, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; director, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Died, from pneumonia, June 27, 1930 (age 61 years, 45 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Thompson and Anna M. (Boyce) Thompson; married, February 6, 1895, to Gertrude Hickman; father of Margaret Thompson (1902-1956; who married Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897-1961)).
  Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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
  Henry Purcell (1848-1931) — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Wilna, Jefferson County, N.Y., October 13, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1911, 1914; appointed 1911; defeated, 1911; appointed 1914; defeated, 1914; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1928. Died, from pneumonia, in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., January 20, 1931 (age 82 years, 99 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Purcell (1810-1872) and Susan (Keon) Purcell; married 1877 to Cecelia Neary (1849-1925); father of Francis Keon Purcell (1878-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Payne Studley (c.1846-1931) — also known as John P. Studley — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of New Haven, Conn., 1901-07; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1912. Died, of pneumonia, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., January 20, 1931 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Enoch Payne Studley and Sarah Studley.
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
  Sam Baker Cook (1852-1931) — also known as Sam B. Cook — of Audrain County, Mo.; Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Front Royal, Warren County, Va., January 11, 1852. Democrat. Banker; Missouri Democratic state chair, 1896-1900; secretary of state of Missouri, 1901-05; member of Missouri state senate 27th District, 1917-20. Died, from hypostatic pneumonia and coronary artery disease, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., February 4, 1931 (age 79 years, 24 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Cook.
  William M. Bowker (1865-1931) — of Nevada, Vernon County, Mo. Born in Carthage, Hancock County, Ill., May 2, 1865. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 20th District, 1919-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Died, from chronic bronchitis and bronchial pneumonia, in Nevada, Vernon County, Mo., February 8, 1931 (age 65 years, 282 days). Interment at Deepwood Cemetery, Nevada, Mo.
  Relatives: Married 1913 to Emma M. Wray.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sylvester Baker Sadler (1876-1931) — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., September 29, 1876. District judge in Pennsylvania 9th District, 1916-20; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1921-31; died in office 1931. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of pneumonia, in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., March 1, 1931 (age 54 years, 153 days). Interment at Carlisle Mausoleum, Carlisle, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Wilbur Fisk Sadler (1840-1920).
  William Francis Rhea (1858-1931) — also known as William F. Rhea — of Bristol, Va.; Richmond, Va. Born in Washington County, Va., April 20, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Washington County Judge, 1880-85; member of Virginia state senate, 1885-88; U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1899-1903. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Richmond, Va., March 23, 1931 (age 72 years, 337 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph W. Rhea and Elizabeth C. P. (Irby) Rhea; married 1878 to Mary Chester Keebler (1860-1913); married to Rosa Smith Turpin (1867-1936).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Nicholas Longworth Nicholas Longworth (1869-1931) — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, November 5, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives from Hamilton County, 1900; defeated, 1897; member of Ohio state senate, 1901; U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1903-13, 1915-31; defeated, 1912; died in office 1931; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Died, of pneumonia, in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., April 9, 1931 (age 61 years, 155 days). Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Longworth (1844-1890) and Susan (Walker) Longworth (1845-1922); married, February 17, 1906, to Alice Lee Roosevelt (daughter of Theodore Roosevelt; half-sister of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.); nephew of Bellamy Storer; second cousin of Larz Anderson (1866-1937).
  Political families: Anderson-Marshall family of Ohio and West Virginia; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Nicholas Longworth: Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History
  Image source: Time Magazine, March 9, 1925
  Augustus Everett Willson (1846-1931) — also known as Augustus E. Willson — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Maysville, Mason County, Ky., October 13, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of John Marshall Harlan, and later, of Mr. Shirley M. Crawford; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1904, 1908, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1892; Governor of Kentucky, 1907-11; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1914. Presbyterian. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., August 24, 1931 (age 84 years, 315 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Willson Willson (1807-1859) and Ann Colvin (Ennis) Willson (1817-1856); married 1877 to Mary Elizabeth Ekin (1847-1934; daughter of James Adams Ekin (1819-1891)).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Caleb Powers — William S. Taylor
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Giles Russell Taggart (1870-1931) — also known as G. Russell Taggart — of Washington, D.C.; Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J. Born in Clarksboro, Gloucester County, N.J., July 20, 1870. U.S. Consul in Cornwall, 1912-17; Fort William, 1917-20; Port Arthur, 1917-20; London, 1920-27; Belize City, 1927-30. Seriously injured and suffered exposure during a hurricane, contracted pneumonia, and died a few days later, in Belize City, Belize, September 15, 1931 (age 61 years, 57 days). His heroism in saving others' lives during the storm was recognized in 1934 by the U.S. House of Representatives. Interment at Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William S. Taggart (1805-1886) and Sarah Miles (Hallam) Taggart; married, June 29, 1893, to Emma Rebecca Harper; third cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton (1805-1887); third cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Mason; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Erskine Mason Phelps.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Shearman-Stanton-Browning family of Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Father, in Thy holy keeping / Leave we now Thy servant sleeping."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Gray Armstrong (1867-1931) — also known as Joseph G. Armstrong — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., February 2, 1867. Republican. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1914-18; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1920, 1924; chair of Allegheny County Republican Party, 1927. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, of pneumonia, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., November 19, 1931 (age 64 years, 290 days). Interment at South Side Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Married 1892 to Carrie B. Smith; married 1929 to Ethel Wilson; father of Joseph G. Armstrong, Jr. (1891?-?).
  John Proctor Clarke (1856-1932) — also known as J. Proctor Clarke — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Florence (Firenze), Italy, of American parents, April 23, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1900-26; appointed 1900; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1905-26. Member, Union League; American Bar Association. Died, of pneumonia, in the Murray Hill Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 12, 1932 (age 75 years, 264 days). Interment somewhere in Northampton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Edwards Clarke and Mary (Proctor) Clarke; married, June 25, 1884, to Sarah M. Parker (died 1924); married, July 8, 1924, to Ida (Hatch) Cambell (c.1875-1938; killed in automobile accident).
  John Wesley Langley (1868-1932) — also known as John W. Langley — of Prestonsburg, Floyd County, Ky.; Pikeville, Pike County, Ky. Born in Floyd County, Ky., January 14, 1868. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1886-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888, 1900, 1916; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1907-26; defeated, 1896; resigned 1926. Convicted in 1924 of conspiracy to transport and sell liquor re-elected while his appeal was pending, but resigned from Congress in 1926; sentenced to a term in federal prison. Granted clemency by President Calvin Coolidge. Died, of pneumonia, in Pikeville, Pike County, Ky., January 17, 1932 (age 64 years, 3 days). Interment at Langley Cemetery, Middle Creek, Ky.
  Presumably named for: John Wesley
  Relatives: Married to Katherine Gudger (1888-1948) (daughter of James Madison Gudger, Jr.).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  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.
  Arthur Newton Holden (1850-1932) — also known as Arthur N. Holden — of North Clarendon, Clarendon, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Shrewsbury, Rutland County, Vt., April 23, 1850. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Clarendon, 1910. Universalist. Died, of pneumonia, in Clarendon, Rutland County, Vt., January 31, 1932 (age 81 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Latinus Holden (1814-1899) and Eliza Arvilla (Crampton) Holden (1829-1895); married 1876 to Hannah Maria Steward (1850-1929); sixth great-grandnephew of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin seven times removed of Fitz-John Winthrop; third cousin of Austin Wells Holden; third cousin once removed of Israel Coe; third cousin twice removed of Alvah Nash and Edward Henry Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and John Adams; fourth cousin of Lyman Wetmore Coe and Robert Cleveland Usher; fourth cousin once removed of Eli Coe Birdsey, Edwin Prosper Augur, Fox Holden, Charles Pierson Augur, Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell, Alfred Henry Augur and Charles Parmelee Augur.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Richard Bartholdt (1855-1932) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Schleiz, Germany, November 2, 1855. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1893-1915. German ancestry. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, in St. Louis, Mo., March 19, 1932 (age 76 years, 138 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Concordia Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Gottlob Bartholdt and Caroline (Wagner) Bartholdt; married to Caecilie Niedner (1855-1924).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Holt Gale (1864-1932) — also known as William H. Gale — of Washington, D.C.; Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 26, 1864. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Consul in Puerto Plata, 1906-07; Malta, 1907-10; Colón, 1914-15; U.S. Consul General in Athens, 1910-14; Munich, 1915-17; Copenhagen, 1917-18; Hong Kong, 1920-24; Amsterdam, 1924-26; Budapest, 1926-29; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Greece, 1910. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Xi. Died, from pneumonia, in Rome, Italy, April 27, 1932 (age 68 years, 92 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Gale and Elizabeth Varian (Naylor) Gale; married, August 5, 1905, to Corinne Blackburn (daughter of Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn; niece of Luke Pryor Blackburn (1816-1887)).
  Political family: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Cowan (1874-1932) — also known as Alex Cowan — of North Street, St. Clair County, Mich.; Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Born in Clyde Township, St. Clair County, Mich., May 29, 1874. Republican. Farmer; insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 1st District, 1915-18, 1925-28; St. Clair County Treasurer, 1919-22; member of Michigan state senate 11th District, 1929-32; died in office 1932. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, from pneumonia, in Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich., October 12, 1932 (age 58 years, 136 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Cowan and Isabella Cowan; married, December 12, 1900, to Flora Beard; father of Fred A. Cowan (1895?-?).
  J. Louis Engdahl (1884-1932) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 11, 1884. Writer and editor for Socialist and Communist newspapers; indicted in Chicago, 1918, along with former U.S. Rep. Victor L. Berger, and three others, for making speeches that encouraged disloyalty and obstructed military recruitment; tried and convicted; sentenced to twenty years in prison; the conviction was later overturned; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1918; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Illinois, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1924 (Workers), 1926 (Workers Communist); Communist candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1930; Communist candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1931. Swedish ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Moscow, Russia, November 21, 1932 (age 48 years, 10 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
Conrad Hasenflug Conrad Hasenflug (1863-1932) — also known as "Cooney" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Frankfort (Frankfurt am Main), Germany, February 27, 1863. Democrat. Wholesale produce business; saloon owner; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1900-01; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1905-08; defeated, 1908. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Redmen. Died, from pneumonia, in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 24, 1932 (age 69 years, 271 days). Interment at Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Conrad Hasenflug and Elizabeth (Stickler) Hasenflug; brother of Henry Hasenflug, Sr. (1884?-?).
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Byron Harvey Combs (1853-1932) — also known as Byron H. Combs — of East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Richford, Franklin County, Vt., June 17, 1853. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1898; member of Vermont state senate, 1902. Methodist. Died, of complications of pneumonia, in East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., December 23, 1932 (age 79 years, 189 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, East Berkshire, Berkshire, Vt.
  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
  Harry P. Hynds (d. 1933) — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1932. Died, of pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., 1933. Interment at Olivet Cemetery, Cheyenne, Wyo.
  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
  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
  Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1851-1933) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 27, 1851. Republican. Poet; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1920. Female. Died, from pleural pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1933 (age 81 years, 143 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Herkimer County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt (1831-1878) and Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt (1834-1884); sister of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); married, April 29, 1882, to Douglas Robinson (1857-1918); mother of Theodore Douglas Robinson and Corinne Robinson Alsop; niece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (1829-1906); aunt of Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; grandmother of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; grandaunt of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; great-grandniece of William Bellinger Bulloch; second great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; second cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Thomas Watt Gregory (1861-1933) — also known as Thomas W. Gregory — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born in Crawfordsville (unknown county), Miss., November 6, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1904, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President); U.S. Attorney General, 1914-19. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of pneumonia, in his room at the Hotel Pennsylvania, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1933 (age 71 years, 112 days). Interment somewhere in Austin, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Robert Gregory (killed in Civil War) and Mary Cornelia (Watt) Gregory; married, February 22, 1893, to Julia Nalle.
  Gregory Gymnasium (built 1930), a sports arena at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert Beecher Howell (1864-1933) — also known as Robert B. Howell — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich., January 21, 1864. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; member of Nebraska state senate, 1902-04; member of Republican National Committee from Nebraska, 1912-24; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1914; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1923-33; died in office 1933. Died, from pneumonia and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 11, 1933 (age 69 years, 49 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Howell (1825?-?); married to Alice (Chase) Cullingham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Charles N. Haskell Charles Nathaniel Haskell (1860-1933) — also known as Charles N. Haskell — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Born in Leipsic, Putnam County, Ohio, March 13, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; oil business; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; Governor of Oklahoma, 1907-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1928. Died, of pneumonia, in the Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla., July 5, 1933 (age 73 years, 114 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.
  Haskell County, Okla. is named for him.
  Charles Haskell Elementary School, in Edmond, Oklahoma, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1908
  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.
  James Gordon (1858-1933) — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., February 26, 1858. Physician; mayor of Columbia, Mo., 1919-23, 1931-33. Died, from pneumonia, in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., September 29, 1933 (age 75 years, 215 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Watson Gordon and Mary (Samuels) Gordon; married to Mary Russell Garth (1870-1934).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis Heisler Ball (1861-1933) — also known as L. Heisler Ball — of Faulkland, New Castle County, Del.; Marshallton, New Castle County, Del. Born near Stanton, New Castle County, Del., September 21, 1861. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1908 (alternate), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee); Delaware state treasurer, 1899-1901; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1901-03; defeated, 1902; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1903-05, 1919-25. Died, from pneumonia, in Faulkland, New Castle County, Del., October 18, 1933 (age 72 years, 27 days). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Ball (1828-1900) and Sarah Ann (Baldwin) Ball (1834-1905); married, November 14, 1893, to Katherine Springer Justis (1871-1956).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Melvin Alvah Traylor (1878-1934) — also known as Melvin A. Traylor — of Malone, Hill County, Tex.; Ballinger, Runnels County, Tex.; East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born, in a log cabin near Breeding, Adair County, Ky., October 21, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Died, of pneumonia, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 14, 1934 (age 55 years, 116 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James Milton Traylor and Kitty (Harvey) Traylor; married to Dorothy Arnold Yerby.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
  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
  John Emory Andrus (1841-1934) — also known as John E. Andrus; "The Millionaire Strap-Hanger" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Pleasantville, Westchester County, N.Y., February 16, 1841. Republican. School teacher; pharmaceutical manufacturer; investor in real estate, mining claims, and the Standard Oil Company; owned considerable stock in railroads and utilities; director, New York Life Insurance Co.; president, New York Pharmaceutical Association; treasurer, Arlington Chemical Co.; director, National Fuel Gas Co.; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1904-05; defeated, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1905-13; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Methodist. Philanthropist who founded the Surna Foundation and the Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial (orphanage). Even when he was one of the nation's wealthiest men, he still took the subway to work. Died, of pneumonia, in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., December 26, 1934 (age 93 years, 313 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Step-son of Catherine Andrus (c.1821-1908); son of Rev. Loyal B. Andrus and Ann (Palmer) Andrus; married, June 23, 1869, to Julia M. Dyckman (died 1909); father of Edith Jefferson Andrus (who married Frederick Morgan Davenport (1866-1956)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) — also known as "The Great Dissenter" — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 8, 1841. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; justice of Massachusetts state supreme court, 1882-1902; chief justice of Massachusetts supreme judicial court, 1899-1902; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1902-32; retired 1932. Unitarian. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1965. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., March 6, 1935 (age 93 years, 363 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) and Amelia Lee (Jackson) Holmes; married, June 17, 1872, to Fanny Bowditch Dixwell (1840-1929); nephew of Ann Susan Holmes (who married Charles Wentworth Upham (1802-1875)).
  Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
  Cross-reference: Francis Biddle — Laurence Curtis — Lewis Einstein — Erland F. Fish
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: The Common Law
  Books about Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: Gary J. Aichele, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. : Soldier, Scholar, Judge — G. Edward White, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self — Sheldon M. Novick, Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes — Liva Baker, The Justice from Beacon Hill: The Life and Times of Oliver Wendell Holmes — James Bishop Peabody, The Holmes-Einstein Letters : Correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Lewis Einstein 1903-1935
  Critical books about Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: Albert W. Alschuler, Law Without Values : The Life, Work, and Legacy of Justice Holmes
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  James E. Smith (d. 1935) — also known as "The Stormy Petrel" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Phenix, West Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1899-1902; assistant district attorney, New York County, 1910-22. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 18, 1935. Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Smith and Bridget (Moynihan) Smith; married to Sarah Quinn (daughter of John Quinn (1839-1903)).
  Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) — of Fairhaven, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 3, 1885. U.S. Minister to El Salvador, 1928; Canada, 1933-35. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 7, 1935 (age 49 years, 216 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Albert Robbins (1854-1889) and Katherine (Delano) Robbins (1860-1953); married to Irene DeBruyn (1887-1960); father of Edward Hutchinson Robbins (1912-1944; Captain, U.S. Army; killed in action during World War II); second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins (1758-1837); first cousin of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; first cousin once removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885).
  Political families: Hatch family of Marshall, Michigan; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Bennett Anderson (1879-1935) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born in Van Buren County, Mich., November 5, 1879. Lawyer; member of Tennessee Republican State Executive Committee, 1904-10; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1912; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, 1926-35; died in office 1935. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; American Legion. Died, from a heart ailment and pneumonia, in Crook Sanitarium, Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., April 9, 1935 (age 55 years, 155 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Seneca Benjamin Anderson and Achsah Adelaide (Bennett) Anderson; married, October 8, 1908, to Patty Crook.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis A. Cuvillier (1871-1935) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fairfax County, Va., February 4, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1907-09, 1911-13, 1920, 1922-33, 1935 (New York County 30th District 1907-09, 1911-13, New York County 20th District 1920, 1922-33, 1935); defeated, 1909 (New York County 30th District), 1920 (New York County 20th District), 1933 (New York County 20th District); died in office 1935; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Tammany Hall. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., May 18, 1935 (age 64 years, 103 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Cuvillier and Jane (Taylor) Cuvillier.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George W. Carroll George W. Carroll (1855-1935) — also known as "The Moneyless Millionaire of Texas" — of Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex. Born in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, La., April 11, 1855. Lumber business; banker; oil millionaire; philanthropist; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Texas, 1902; Prohibition candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1904. Baptist. Died, of pneumonia, in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., December 14, 1935 (age 80 years, 247 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Frank L. Carroll and Sarah (Long) Carroll; married 1877 to Underhill Mixson (1854-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Prohibition Year Book 1912
  Henry Hamilton Pulver (1843-1936) — also known as Henry H. Pulver — of Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Livingston County, N.Y., September 2, 1843. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 20th District, 1885-86; postmaster. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Mich., January 25, 1936 (age 92 years, 145 days). Interment at Laingsburg Cemetery, Laingsburg, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Pulver and Lucinda (Norrell) Pulver; married to Achsah Hardy; married 1872 to Rosalia Feezler (1847-1929); father of Seth Quarles Pulver (1879-1943).
  See also 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
  Rasmus Björn Anderson (1846-1936) — also known as Rasmus B. Anderson — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Albion, Dane County, Wis., January 12, 1846. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1868; university professor; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1885-89; newspaper editor and publisher; insurance executive; postmaster at Madison, Wis., 1910. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in Madison, Dane County, Wis., March 2, 1936 (age 90 years, 50 days). Interment at Lake Ripley Cemetery, Near Cambridge, Dane County, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Björn Anderson Kvelve and Abel Catherie von Krogh; married, July 21, 1868, to Bertha Karina Olson (c.1848-1922).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  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
  Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 25, 1872. Democrat. President, R. H. Macy & Co. department stores; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1933-36. Jewish. Member, Sphinx. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 4, 1936 (age 64 years, 101 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isidor Straus and Ida (Blum) Straus (1849-1912); married, November 20, 1895, to Irma S. Nathan (1874-1970); nephew of Oscar Solomon Straus; uncle of Stuart Scheftel (1911?-1994); first cousin of Nathan Straus, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Ronald Peter Straus.
  Political family: Straus family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Gould Jennings (1865-1936) — also known as Oliver G. Jennings — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 27, 1865. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1920; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1923-24; director, U.S. Industrial Alcohol Company; director, Bethlehem Steel Corporation; director, Grocery Store Products, Inc. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Skull and Bones. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in the Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1936 (age 71 years, 169 days). Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Burr Jennings (1825-1893; one of the original stockholders of Standard Oil Company, 1871) and Esther Judson (Goodsell) Jennings (1828-1908); married 1896 to Mary Dows Brewster (1871-1964); father of Benjamin Brewster Jennings (1898-1968; president of Socony-Vacuum, which later became Mobil Oil); uncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss; granduncle of Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III (1927-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Clay Hall (1860-1936) — also known as Henry C. Hall — of Paris, France; Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 3, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Colorado Springs, Colo., 1905-07; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1914-28. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Ashfield, Franklin County, Mass., November 9, 1936 (age 76 years, 311 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Hall (1828-1873) and Amanda Harwood (Ferry) Hall (1829-1917); married, June 4, 1887, to Mary Bacon Bartow (1864-1901); married, March 14, 1905, to Alice Munsell Sweetser; first cousin once removed of Zenas Ferry Moody (1832-1917).
  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
Elihu Root Elihu Root (1845-1937) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y., February 15, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1883-85; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1894; U.S. Secretary of War, 1899-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (Temporary Chair), 1912; U.S. Secretary of State, 1905-09; U.S. Senator from New York, 1909-15; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1915; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, Union League; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 7, 1937 (age 91 years, 358 days). Interment at Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Prof. Oren Root and Nancy Whitney (Buttrick) Root; married, January 8, 1878, to Clara Wales (died 1928).
  Cross-reference: Willard Bartlett — Thomas Burke
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Elihu Root: Richard William Leopold, Elihu Root and the Conservative Tradition
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, June 1902
  Charles Fred Staebler (1861-1937) — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., May 27, 1861. Democrat. Farmer; president, Ann Arbor Dairy; supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1918-19. German ancestry. Died, from pneumonia and senility, in Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 8, 1937 (age 75 years, 257 days). Interment at Bethlehem Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Frederick Staebler (1823-1914) and Geraldine (Stoup) Staebler (1844-1900); married, November 18, 1886, to Anna Mary Zahn (1857-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Asa Torrence Wright (1872-1937) — also known as Asa T. Wright — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born August 4, 1872. Mayor of Owosso, Mich., 1917-26, 1932-35; defeated, 1926, 1928, 1935. Died, from pneumonia, in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., April 23, 1937 (age 64 years, 262 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Wright (1841-1911) and Rhoda (Orser) Wright (1844-1929); married to Mary Alta Brown (1877-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John F. Jameson (1879-1937) — also known as Bud Jameson — of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 12, 1879. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1911; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died of broncho-pneumonia, May 14, 1937 (age 58 years, 2 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937) — also known as Morgan J. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 28, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1888-1906; resigned 1906; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1896-1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1924; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 16, 1937 (age 85 years, 49 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Burke) O'Brien (1815-1889) and Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1820-1871); married to Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; sister of John Daniel Crimmins); father of Kenneth O'Brien (1895-1954).
  Political family: Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Grenville Temple Emmet (1877-1937) — also known as Grenville T. Emmet — of Katonah, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., August 2, 1877. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; law partner of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1921-23; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1934-37; Austria, 1937, died in office 1937. Died, of pneumonia, in the Hotel Bristol, Vienna, Austria, September 26, 1937 (age 60 years, 55 days). Interment at St. Matthew's Churchyard, Bedford, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton Emmet (1821-1902) and Catherine 'Kitty' (Temple) Emmet (1842-1895); brother of William Temple Emmet (1869-1918); married, September 18, 1905, to Pauline A. Ferguson; father of Grenville Temple Emmet, Jr. (1909-1989; grandson-in-law of Levi Parsons Morton; grandnephew by marriage of James Biddle Eustis); grandson of Robert Emmet; great-grandson of Thomas Addis Emmet; first cousin once removed of William Colville Emmet; second cousin twice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop.
  Political families: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — 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).
  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
  Robert Stockwell Reynolds Hitt (1876-1938) — also known as R. S. Reynolds Hitt — of Mt. Morris, Ogle County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Paris, France, June 7, 1876. U.S. Minister to Panama, 1909-10; Guatemala, 1910-13. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., April 16, 1938 (age 61 years, 313 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Roberts Hitt and Sally (Reynolds) Hitt; married, December 23, 1902, to Edith Romeyn Gray (1883-1964; daughter of John Clinton Gray (1843-1915)).
  Political family: Hitt-Gray family of Mt. Morris, Illinois.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Francis Dore (1881-1938) — also known as John F. Dore — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 11, 1881. Newspaper work; lawyer; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1932-34, 1936-38. Died, from complications of pneumonia and influenza, Seattle, King County, Wash., April 18, 1938 (age 56 years, 128 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Dore and Mary E. (Hudson) Dore; married, December 22, 1911, to Marian Neal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Andrew J. Peters Andrew James Peters (1872-1938) — also known as Andrew J. Peters — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 3, 1872. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1904-05; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1907-14; resigned 1914; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1914-18; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1918-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Episcopalian. Died, of pneumonia, June 26, 1938 (age 66 years, 84 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew James Peters and Mary Richards (Whitney) Peters; married, June 23, 1910, to Martha R. Phillips.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Jr. (1863-1938) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born near Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., December 23, 1863. Jackson County Clerk, 1894-1900; mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1908-10. Died, of bronchopneumonia, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., July 31, 1938 (age 74 years, 220 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Theodore Crittenden and Caroline Wheeler 'Carrie' (Jackson) Crittenden (1839-1914); grandnephew of John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden and Robert Crittenden; great-grandson of John Crittenden; first cousin once removed of Alexander Parker Crittenden (1816-1870) and Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; first cousin four times removed of Thomas Jefferson; second cousin thrice removed of Dabney Carr; third cousin twice removed of Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge and Frederick Madison Roberts.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  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
  Albert W. Twiggar (c.1870-1938) — of Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y., about 1870. Dentist; village president of Ossining, New York, 1923; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Law Preservation candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1933; Law Preservation candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1934. Member, Rotary; Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, in Ossining, Westchester County, N.Y., October 30, 1938 (age about 68 years). Interment at Dale Cemetery, Ossining, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Twiggar and Caroline (Tompkins) Twiggar; married to Augusta Meeks.
  Nathan Lieberman (c.1888-1939) — also known as Leonard Madden — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1888. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912; member of New York state assembly from New York County 17th District, 1921; in March 1939, he was charged, along with two others, over a stock fraud scheme; he pleaded not guilty and was released on bail; meanwhile, in a separate case, he was indicted in Broome County. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, apparently of pneumonia, while attempting to kill himself with poison, in his room at the Tudor Hotel (where he had registered under the assumed name "Leonard Madden"), Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1939 (age about 51 years). Burial location unknown.
  Livingston Farrand (1867-1939) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Brewster, Putnam County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 14, 1867. Physician; anthropologist; psychologist; university professor; president, University of Colorado, 1914-19; chairman, Central Committee of the American Red Cross, 1919-21; president, Cornell University, 1921-37; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, American Public Health Association; American Psychological Association. Died, of pneumonia, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1939 (age 72 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Ashbel Farrand and Louise (Wilson) Farrand; married, February 1, 1901, to Margaret K. Carleton.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Louis Carr (1873-1939) — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Pitt County, N.C., August 7, 1873. Democrat. Farmer; bank director; director, Wilson Cotton Mills; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., November 28, 1939 (age 66 years, 113 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Titus William Carr (1841-1903) and Ada Gray (Little) Carr; married, December 10, 1908, to Nancy 'Nannie' Branch (1879-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  South Strong (1880-1939) — of Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky. Born in Lost Creek, Breathitt County, Ky., July 23, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1912; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, of pneumonia, at Jackson, Breathitt County, Ky., November 29, 1939 (age 59 years, 129 days). Interment at Combs Cemetery, Jackson, Ky.
  Relatives: Grandnephew of Isaac Newton Cardwell and Thomas Perrin Cardwell; great-grandson of Jeremiah Weldon South; first cousin once removed of Jerry Curtis South and John Glover South; first cousin thrice removed of Harrison Cockrill; second cousin of Eleanor Hume Offutt (1894-1955).
  Political family: Cockrell-South family of Kentucky.
  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
  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
  Frederick Leslie Hay (1856-1940) — also known as Frederick L. Hay — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. Born in Girard, Erie County, Pa., December 22, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Defiance, Ohio, 1888-92, 1932-34; Defiance County Probate Judge, 1893-97; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1900; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1912-18. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, of pneumonia, in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, February, 1940 (age 83 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Defiance, Ohio.
  Arthur A. Will (1871-1940) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 22, 1871. Republican. Builder; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1925-27. Died, from pneumonia, in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Ky., October 8, 1940 (age 69 years, 139 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Wikipedia article
  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.
  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.
George B. Agnew George Bliss Agnew (1868-1941) — also known as George B. Agnew — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1868. Republican. Stockbroker; director of mining companies and railroads; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900 (alternate), 1904 (alternate), 1908; member of New York state assembly from New York County 27th District, 1903-06; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1907-10. Presbyterian. English, French Huguenot, Scottish, and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Union League; Sons of the Revolution. Died, of pneumonia, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 21, 1941 (age about 72 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Gifford Agnew and Mary Hervey (Bliss) Agnew; married 1908 to Emily D. Gruban.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  John Thomas Browne (1845-1941) — also known as John T. Browne; "The Fighting Irishman"; "Honest John" — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland, March 23, 1845. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; grocer; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1892-96; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1897-99, 1907. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, of pneumonia, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 19, 1941 (age 96 years, 149 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Browne and Winifred (Hennessy) Browne; married, September 13, 1871, to Mary Jane 'Mollie' Bergin.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Alphonsus Hamill (1877-1941) — also known as James A. Hamill — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 30, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1902-05; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1907-21 (10th District 1907-13, 12th District 1913-21); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1908, 1916; corporation counsel of Jersey City, 1927-41. Member, American Bar Association; Elks. Died, from pneumonia and thrombosis, in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., December 15, 1941 (age 64 years, 260 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Hamill and Meave Hamill; married 1907 to Mary Mylott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John W. Farley (1878-1942) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Born March 4, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1916; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1916 (alternate), 1924. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Led drive to establish the West Tennessee Normal School (now University of Memphis) in 1912. Died, of pneumonia and severe arthritis, November, 1942 (age 64 years, 0 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.
  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
  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.
  John J. Curley (c.1873-1944) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born about 1873. Democrat. Grocer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928; Boston city treasurer, 1932; chairman, Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission, 1936. Died, of pneumonia, in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 26, 1944 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of James Michael Curley (1874-1958); married to Margaret T. Gargan.
  Abraham Reuben Garver (1860-1944) — of Tipp City, Miami County, Ohio. Born in Bethel Township, Clark County, Ohio, December 20, 1860. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate, 1915-17. Methodist. German ancestry. Owned the Garver Furniture Factory in Tipp City, Ohio. Died, of pneumonia, in Tipp City, Miami County, Ohio, October 30, 1944 (age 83 years, 315 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City, Ohio.
  Relatives: Granduncle of George G. Garver (1932-).
Clyde Barrie Clyde Barrie (1901-1945) — also known as Cecil Burrows — of Harlem, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bridgetown, Barbados, October 11, 1901. Republican. Baritone singer for CBS radio; performed, Republican National Convention, 1940. African ancestry. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Harlem Hospital, Harlem, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1945 (age 44 years, 54 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Percival Leon Burrows and Cecilia Burrows.
  Image source: Tribune Photo Archives
  Elliott Northcott (1869-1946) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 26, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1900-08; West Virginia Republican state chair, 1904-08; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1905-09, 1922-27; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1909-10; Nicaragua, 1911; Venezuela, 1911-13; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1927-39. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital at Arcadia, DeSoto County, Fla., January 3, 1946 (age 76 years, 252 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Saunders Northcott (Civil War general) and Mary (Cunningham) Northcott; brother of William Allen Northcott (1854-1917); married, September 1, 1893, to Lola Beardsley.
  Political family: Northcott family of Illinois.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Bernard Barry (1902-1946) — also known as William B. Barry — of St. Albans, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in County Mayo, Ireland, July 21, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1935-46 (2nd District 1935-45, 4th District 1945-46); died in office 1946. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks. Died, from pneumonia, in St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., October 20, 1946 (age 44 years, 91 days). Interment at Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Barry and Catherine J. (Hennelly) Barry; married, February 7, 1934, to Emily B. La Mude (1906?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Graham Finlayson (1864-1947) — also known as Frank G. Finlayson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, March 24, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1893-94; superior court judge in California, 1911-19; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1919-26; justice of California state supreme court, 1926. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died, of pneumonia, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 9, 1947 (age 82 years, 322 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of James Ross Finlayson and Elizabeth (Goodsir) Finlayson; married, July 10, 1895, to Agnes Thayer.
Nicholas Murray Butler Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., April 2, 1862. Republican. University professor; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; President of Columbia University, 1901-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 (speaker), 1932; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1928; co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 1931; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve; blind in his later years. Episcopalian. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Historical Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of bronchio-pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1947 (age 85 years, 249 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Henry L. Butler and Mary J. (Murray) Butler; married 1887 to Susanna Edwards Schuyler (died 1903); married, March 5, 1907, to Kate La Montagne (sister-in-law of Francis Key Pendleton (1850-1930)).
  Political families: Pendleton-Lee family; Key family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Thomas Burke
  Campaign slogan (1920): "Pick Nick as President for a Picnic in November."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
  Robert Lee Williams (1868-1948) — also known as Robert L. Williams — of Durant, Bryan County, Okla. Born near Brundidge, Pike County, Ala., December 20, 1868. Democrat. Methodist minister; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indian Territory, 1900; member of Democratic National Committee from Indian Territory, 1904-07; delegate to Oklahoma state constitutional convention, 1906; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1907-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker); Governor of Oklahoma, 1915-19; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1919-37; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1937-39. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of pneumonia, at Wilson N. Jones Hospital, Sherman, Grayson County, Tex., April 10, 1948 (age 79 years, 112 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Durant, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Williams and Sarah Julia (Paul) Williams.
  The Robert Lee Williams Public Library, in Durant, Oklahoma, is named for him.
George R. Van_Namee George Rivet Van Namee (1877-1949) — also known as George R. Van Namee — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 23, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1908-19; secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1912-19; secretary to Gov. Alfred E. Smith, 1919-20, 1922-23; member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1923; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932. Catholic. Died, from pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 6, 1949 (age 71 years, 348 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Clinton Van Namee and Adele (Rivet) Van Namee; married to Rose Fallon.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1924
  John R. A. Crossland (1864-1950) — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in 1864. Republican. Physician; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1902-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908 (alternate), 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1932 (alternate), 1936. African ancestry. Died, from hypostatic pneumonia and senile dementia, in the State Hospital, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 12, 1950 (age about 86 years). Interment at Ashland Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Quinn Hildebrant (1864-1953) — also known as Charles Q. Hildebrant — of Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio. Born in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, October 17, 1864. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1901-05; defeated, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908, 1916; secretary of state of Ohio, 1915-17; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926; mayor of Wilmington, Ohio, 1927-41. Died of pneumonia, Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, March 31, 1953 (age 88 years, 165 days). Interment at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Daniel Thomas McCarty (1912-1953) — also known as Dan McCarty — of Florida. Born in Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla., January 18, 1912. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1937-41; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1941; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Florida, 1953; defeated in primary, 1948; died in office 1953. Died, of pneumonia following a heart attack, in a hospital at Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., September 28, 1953 (age 41 years, 253 days). Interment at Palms Cemetery, Near Ankona, St. Lucie County, Fla.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Arthur Edson Blair Moody (1902-1954) — also known as Blair Moody — of Michigan. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 13, 1902. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1951-52; defeated, 1952, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, during his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator, of a heart ailment and pneumonia, in University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 20, 1954 (age 52 years, 157 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Blair Moody, Jr. (1928-1982).
  Cross-reference: Billie S. Farnum
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Bradley Umstead (1895-1954) — also known as William B. Umstead — of Durham, Durham County, N.C. Born in Mangum Township, Durham County, N.C., May 13, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 6th District, 1933-39; North Carolina Democratic state chair, 1945; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1946-48; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1948; Governor of North Carolina, 1953-54; died in office 1954. Methodist. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease and congestive heart failure, while also suffering from bronchopneumonia, in Watts Hospital, Durham, Durham County, N.C., November 7, 1954 (age 59 years, 178 days). Interment at Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery, Mangum Township, Durham County, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Wesley Umstead (1844-1926) and Lulie Elizabeth (Lunsford) Umstead (1857-1943); married, September 5, 1929, to Merle Davis (1901-1988); second cousin five times removed of Charles Willing Byrd; third cousin of Angier Biddle Duke; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Hubbard Cozart; fourth cousin once removed of Julia Grimmet Fortson.
  Political family: Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William B. Umstead State Park, in Wake County, North Carolina, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Carl Williams Hinshaw (1894-1956) — also known as Carl Hinshaw — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 28, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from California, 1939-56 (11th District 1939-43, 20th District 1943-56); defeated, 1936; died in office 1956; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948. Died, of pneumonia and congestive heart failure, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 5, 1956 (age 62 years, 8 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Knox Hollifield (1868-1957) — also known as Robert K. Hollifield — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in Rutherford County, N.C., January 20, 1868. Republican. Lumberman; postmaster at Forest City, N.C., 1903-05. Died, from pneumonia and cerebral thrombosis, in Spindale, Rutherford County, N.C., February 28, 1957 (age 89 years, 39 days). Interment at Cool Springs Cemetery, Forest City, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Abram P. Hollifield (1822-1907) and Eliza T. (Whisnant) Hollifield (1836-1920); married 1899 to Jessie Elizabeth Horn (1879-1908); married 1909 to Mary Lou Huntley (1880-1964); father of Robert Elmer Hollifield (1902-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Edward Davies (1876-1958) — also known as Joseph E. Davies — of Wisconsin; Washington, D.C.; Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis., November 29, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Wisconsin, 1912; law partner of Timothy T. Ansberry; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1915-18; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1915-16; economic advisor to President Woodrow Wilson at the Paris peace conference after World War I; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1918; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1936; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1936-38; Belgium, 1938-39; U.S. Minister to Luxembourg, 1938-39. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Sigma Delta Chi. Died, of bronchial pneumonia following a stroke, in Washington, D.C., May 9, 1958 (age 81 years, 161 days). Entombed at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Davies and Rahel (Paynter) Davies; married, September 10, 1902, to Emlen Knight (divorced 1935); married, December 15, 1935, to Marjorie Merriwether Post (divorced 1955).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Herbert Bayard Swope (1882-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Sands Point, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 5, 1882. Democrat. Newspaper reporter and editor; received the Pulitzer Prize in 1917 for a series of articles titled "Inside the German Empire"; executive editor, New York World, 1920-29; under his leadership, the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service in 1922, for reporting on the Ku Klux Klan; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936, 1940; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. English, German, and Jewish ancestry. Died, from pneumonia, following surgery for an intestinal ailment, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 20, 1958 (age 76 years, 166 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Swope and Ida Swope; brother of Gerard B. Swope (1872-1957; president of General Electric, 1922-39); married 1912 to Margaret Honeyman Powell (1890-1967).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Davis Elkins (1876-1959) — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Born in Washington, D.C., January 24, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; banker; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1911, 1919-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1916; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, cardio-renal disease, and senility, in Westbrook Sanatorium, Richmond, Va., January 5, 1959 (age 82 years, 346 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Elkins, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Benton Elkins and Hallie (Davis) Elkins; married to Mary Elkins; grandson of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916); grandnephew of Thomas Beall Davis.
  Political family: Elkins-Davis family of Elkins, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
John Foster Dulles John Foster Dulles (1888-1959) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., February 25, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949; defeated, 1949; U.S. Secretary of State, 1953-59. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Council on Foreign Relations. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1959. Died of cancer and pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., May 24, 1959 (age 71 years, 88 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Macy Dulles (1854-1930) and Edith F. (Foster) Dulles (1863-1941); brother of Allen Welsh Dulles; married to Janet Pomeroy Avery (1891-1969); grandson of John Watson Foster; third great-grandnephew of Joshua Coit; first cousin twice removed of Langdon Cheves, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Robert Coit, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Abel Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell; third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of John Leffingwell Randolph.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Edward Corsi
  Washington Dulles International Airport (opened 1962), in Loudoun and Fairfax counties, Virginia, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, August 13, 1951
  John Randolph Neal (1876-1959) — also known as John R. Neal — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Rhea Springs, Rhea County, Tenn., September 17, 1876. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1936 (Independent), 1938 (Independent), 1940 (Independent), 1942 (Independent), 1946 (Independent), 1954 (Democratic primary); Independent candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1954. Chief defense counsel for John T. Scopes at the 1925 "Monkey Trial". Died, from pneumonia, in a hospital at Rockwood, Roane County, Tenn., November 23, 1959 (age 83 years, 67 days). Interment at Ault Cemetery, Postoak, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Randolph Neal (1836-1889) and Mary Elizabeth (Brown) Neal (1842-1920).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Melton (1904-1961) — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Ga., January 2, 1904. Republican. Professional singer; actor; performed, Republican National Convention, 1952. Died, from lobar pneumonia, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 21, 1961 (age 57 years, 109 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ocala, Fla.
  Relatives: Married, June 29, 1929, to Marjorie Louise McClure.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Ephram Abell (1887-1963) — also known as Robert E. Abell — of Chester, Chester County, S.C. Born in Chester County, S.C., October 12, 1887. Democrat. Surgeon; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Died, from a suspected coronary occlusion, due to emphysema and pneumonia, in Memorial Hospital, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., March 9, 1963 (age 75 years, 148 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua L. Abell and Sophia (Erwin) Abell; married to Alice Hall Glenn (1894-1981).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gordon Hubert Butler (1889-1964) — also known as Gordon H. Butler — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Scipio, Jennings County, Ind., February 10, 1889. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; civil engineer; general contractor; president, Polaris Concrete Products Company; bank director; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Minnesota state senate, 1951-64 (57th District 1951-62, 61st District 1963-64); died in office 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; Elks; Eagles. Died, of pneumonia, in St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., August 1, 1964 (age 75 years, 173 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, Minn.
  Relatives: Married to Annabelle Dunning.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Joseph Russell Knowland (1873-1966) — also known as Joseph R. Knowland — of Alameda, Alameda County, Calif.; Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Alameda, Alameda County, Calif., August 5, 1873. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of California state assembly, 1899-1903; member of California state senate, 1903-04; U.S. Representative from California, 1904-15 (3rd District 1904-13, 6th District 1913-15); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1914; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1928, 1932, 1944. Died of pneumonia in Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif., February 1, 1966 (age 92 years, 180 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Father of William Fife Knowland (1908-1974).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Milton B. Badt (1884-1966) — of Elko, Elko County, Nev.; Carson City, Nev. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 8, 1884. Lawyer; district judge in Nevada, 1945-47; justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1947-66; appointed 1947; died in office 1966; chief justice of Nevada state supreme court, 1951-52, 1957-59. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Elks; Rotary. Died, from heart disease and pneumonia, in a hospital at Reno, Washoe County, Nev., April 2, 1966 (age 81 years, 268 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Moris Badt and Lina (Posener) Badt; married, June 29, 1927, to Gertrude L. Nizze.
  Garland Smith Garriss (1908-1968) — also known as Garland S. Garriss — of Troy, Montgomery County, N.C. Born in Margarettsville, Northampton County, N.C., February 23, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of North Carolina state senate, 1947-48, 1959-60, 1964-65. Methodist. Member, Rotary; American Legion. Died, of pneumonia and colon cancer, in Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, Moore County, N.C., July 21, 1968 (age 60 years, 149 days). Interment at Glendon Christian Church Cemetery, Glendon, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Garriss and Mamie (Smith) Garriss; cousin *** of Malcolm Buie Seawell (1900?-1976).
  Political family: Seawell family of North Carolina.
  Allen Welsh Dulles (1893-1969) — also known as Allen W. Dulles; "Spymaster" — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., April 7, 1893. Republican. Foreign Service officer; lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; director, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1953-61; member, President's Commission on the Assassination of President KNDY, 1963-64. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from influenza and pneumonia, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 28, 1969 (age 75 years, 296 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Macy Dulles (1854-1930) and Edith F. (Foster) Dulles (1863-1941); brother of John Foster Dulles; married 1920 to Clover Todd (1894-1974); grandson of John Watson Foster; third great-grandnephew of Joshua Coit; first cousin twice removed of Langdon Cheves, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Robert Coit, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Abel Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell; third cousin twice removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of John Leffingwell Randolph.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Randolph Fitzhugh Carroll (1901-1969) — also known as Randolph F. Carroll — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., February 23, 1901. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Rotterdam, 1922-26; U.S. Consul in Bangkok, 1926-28; Rio de Janeiro, 1928-29. Died, from pneumonia and heart muscle degeneration, in Neulengbach, Austria, March 4, 1969 (age 68 years, 9 days). Interment somewhere in Neulengbach, Austria.
  Relatives: Son of Caroline Moncure (Benedict) Carroll (1868-1952) and Alexander Mitchell Carroll (1870-1925); second cousin once removed of Benajah Harvey Carroll, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Edwin Lee Gavin (1888-1972).
  Political family: Maness-Carroll-Caudle-Gavin family of Sanford, North Carolina.
  Harry Richard Sheppard (1885-1969) — also known as Harry R. Sheppard — of Yucaipa, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., January 10, 1885. Democrat. Railroad worker; beverage business; U.S. Representative from California, 1937-65 (19th District 1937-43, 21st District 1943-53, 27th District 1953-63, 33rd District 1963-65); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1956, 1960. Member, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Died of pneumonia at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1969 (age 84 years, 108 days). Interment at National Memorial Park, Near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va.
  Relatives: Married, May 24, 1933, to Mary O'Keefe Olson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
George D. Hopper George Dunlap Hopper (1889-1969) — also known as George D. Hopper — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky.; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Stanford, Lincoln County, Ky., July 13, 1889. Lawyer; U.S. Consul in Stockholm, 1917-19; Rotterdam, 1920-23; Hamburg, 1923; Dunkirk, 1923-25; Antofagasta, 1925-29; Montreal, 1929-34; Casablanca, 1934-37; U.S. Consul General in Winnipeg, 1937-41; SAINT John's, 1941-45; Hong Kong, 1945-49. Member, Kappa Alpha Order; Freemasons. Died, from bronchopneumonia, in Brentwood Rehab Center, Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., July 11, 1969 (age 79 years, 363 days). Interment at Calvary Episcopal Church Cemetery, Fletcher, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of George Dunlap Hopper (1848-1913) and Katherine Elizabeth (Higgins) Hopper (1853-1930); married, June 23, 1920, to Minnie Parker Durham (1894-1937); married, July 8, 1939, to Sue Cushing Hayes (1899-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1918)
  Edgar Willard Hiestand (1888-1970) — also known as Edgar W. Hiestand — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 3, 1888. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1953-63; defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; John Birch Society. Died, of a kidney infection and pneumonia, at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1970 (age 81 years, 259 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert Elmer Hollifield (1902-1972) — also known as Robert E. Hollifield — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, May 1, 1902. Republican. Postmaster at Forest City, N.C., 1953-65 (acting, 1953-54). Died, from pneumonia and Parkinson's disease, in Rutherford Hospital, Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, N.C., March 24, 1972 (age 69 years, 328 days). Interment at Cool Springs Cemetery, Forest City, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Knox Hollifield (1868-1957) and Jessie (Horn) Hollifield (1879-1908); married to nna Laura King (1908-1986).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas John Moore (1903-1972) — also known as Thomas J. Moore — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Saratoga, Wilson County, N.C., June 6, 1903. Republican. Pharmacist; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1952 (alternate), 1956; chair of Wilson County Republican Party, 1952. Died, from pneumonia, possibly with lung cancer, in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., November 2, 1972 (age 69 years, 149 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Aurelius Milton Moore (1868-1929) and Margaret Cornelia 'Maggie' (Owens) Moore (1878-1962); married to Marjorie Smith (1906-1988).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Kemp Doughton, Sr. (1884-1973) — of Sparta, Alleghany County, N.C. Born in Alleghany County, N.C., May 18, 1884. Banker; farmer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1948-57; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1951-57. Methodist. Indicted for bank fraud in 1928; tried and acquitted. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital at Sparta, Alleghany County, N.C., March 17, 1973 (age 88 years, 303 days). Interment at Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery, Sparta, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus A. Doughton; nephew of Robert Lee Doughton (1863-1954).
  Political family: Doughton family of Sparta, North Carolina.
  Ray Louis Forshee (1884-1974) — also known as Ray L. Forshee — of Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Michigan, March 19, 1884. Democrat. Clothing salesman; candidate for supervisor of Pittsfield Township, Michigan, 1941. Irish and German ancestry. His legs were amputated due to arteriosclerosis. Died, of pneumonia, in Whitehall Convalescent Center, Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 5, 1974 (age 89 years, 292 days). Interment at St. Thomas Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Henry Forshee (1854-1941) and Virginia (Cowan) Forshee (1857-1933); brother of Frank J. Forshee (1896-1991); married to Ida Dorothy Lerg (1887-1982); first cousin once removed of David E. Waite.
  Political family: Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Miller Dunckel Luis Miller Dunckel (1899-1975) — also known as Miller Dunckel — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., February 11, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; automobile wholesaler; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1935-38; defeated in primary, 1932; Michigan state treasurer, 1939-40; candidate in primary for Governor of Michigan, 1940. Member, Elks; Freemasons; American Legion; Eagles; Moose; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died of pneumonia in 1975 (age about 76 years). Interment at Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, Calif.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1939
  Gerald Lyman Kenneth Smith (1898-1976) — also known as Gerald L. K. Smith — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Eureka Springs, Carroll County, Ark. Born in Pardeeville, Columbia County, Wis., February 27, 1898. Pastor; orator; political administrator and organizer for Huey P. Long, 1934-35; as a white supremacist, he joined and organized for William Dudley Pelley's Silver Shirts of America, an organization modeled directly on Adolf Hitler's Brownshirts; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1942 (Republican primary), 1942; founder of the America First party; charged with sedition in 1944, as part of an alleged Nazi conspiracy; tried along with many others, but after seven months, a mistrial was declared; America First candidate for President of the United States, 1944; founder of the Christian Nationalist Crusade; advocated deportation from the U.S. of Jews and African-Americans. Disciples of Christ. Died, of pneumonia, in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 15, 1976 (age 78 years, 48 days). Interment at Christ of the Ozarks Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Z. Smith and Sarah Smith; married, June 21, 1922, to Elna (Robe) Sorenson (1898-1981).
  Cross-reference: Charles J. Anderson, Jr. — Lorence E. Asman
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Alice Roosevelt Longworth Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980) — also known as Alice Roosevelt Longworth; Alice Lee Roosevelt; "Princess Alice" — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1884. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1936, 1940; newspaper columnist. Female. Died, from pneumonia, emphysema, and cardiac arrest, in Washington, D.C., February 20, 1980 (age 96 years, 8 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt (1861-1884); half-sister of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; married, February 17, 1906, to Nicholas Longworth; niece of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson; grandniece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; second great-grandniece of William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934), Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Alice Roosevelt Longworth: Carol Felsenthal, Princess Alice: The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  Image source: Time magazine, February 7, 1927
Emanuel Celler Emanuel Celler (1888-1981) — also known as Manny Celler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 6, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-73 (10th District 1923-45, 15th District 1945-53, 11th District 1953-63, 10th District 1963-73); defeated (Liberal), 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; United World Federalists; American Jewish Congress; American Jewish Committee; B'nai B'rith. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 15, 1981 (age 92 years, 254 days). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry H. Celler and Josephine (Müller) Celler; married, June 30, 1914, to Stella B. Baar (died 1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Melvyn Douglas (1901-1981) — also known as Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Macon, Bibb County, Ga., April 5, 1901. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Actor, producer, director of many motion pictures; worked in radio, television, and Broadway. Jewish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild; Americans for Democratic Action; American Civil Liberties Union. Died, of pneumonia and cardiac complications, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1981 (age 80 years, 121 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Edouard G. Hesselberg and Lena (Shackelford) Hesselberg; married, April 5, 1931, to Helen Gahagan (1900-1980).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Edward Brooke Lee (1892-1984) — also known as E. Brooke Lee — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., October 23, 1892. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; Maryland state comptroller, 1920-22; secretary of state of Maryland, 1923-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928, 1940; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1927-30; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1927-30; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1942. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., September 21, 1984 (age 91 years, 334 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Anne Clymer (Brooke) Lee; married 1914 to Elizabeth Summerville Wilson; married to Thelma LouEllen (Lawson) Crawford and Nina G. Jones; father of Blair Lee III, Edward Brooke Lee, Jr. and Elizabeth Lee (1924-1981; who married David Scull); grandnephew of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; great-grandson of Francis Preston Blair and Daniel Robeadeau Clymer; great-grandnephew of Hiester Clymer; second great-grandson of Richard Henry Lee and James Blair; second great-grandnephew of Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee and William Hiester; third great-grandnephew of John Hiester and Daniel Hiester (1747-1804); first cousin once removed of James Lawrence Blair and Gist Blair; first cousin thrice removed of Isaac Ellmaker Hiester; first cousin four times removed of Daniel Hiester (1774-1834); first cousin five times removed of Joseph Hiester; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee and Edmund Jennings Lee; second cousin four times removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin twice removed of John Lee and William Julian Albert; third cousin thrice removed of Zachary Taylor, George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Henry Augustus Muhlenberg; fourth cousin of Joseph Wingate Folk; fourth cousin once removed of Fitzhugh Lee, Talbot Jones Albert, Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954) and Carey Estes Kefauver.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Young Brown, Sr. (1900-1985) — also known as John Y. Brown, Sr. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born near Geigers Lake, Union County, Ky., February 1, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school principal; athletic coach; lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1930-33, 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 1966-67 (76th District 1930-31, 75th District 1932-33, 49th District 1946-47, 1954-55, 1962-63, 56th District 1966-67); defeated in primary, 1973; U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1933-35; defeated in primary, 1980; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1936 (primary), 1942 (primary), 1946, 1948 (primary), 1960 (primary), 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1948, 1964 (alternate), 1980; candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1939. Methodist; later Christian. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Phi Kappa Tau; Phi Alpha Delta; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Badly injured in an automobile accident, which paralyzed his lower body, and died six months later from pneumonia, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., June 16, 1985 (age 85 years, 135 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse C. Brown and Lucy (Keeper) Brown; married, March 4, 1928, to Dorothy Inman; father of John Young Brown, Jr. (1933-); grandfather of John Young Brown III.
  Political family: Brown family of Lexington, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harley Walter Kidder (1901-1986) — also known as Harley W. Kidder — of Barre, Washington County, Vt. Born in Barre, Washington County, Vt., January 18, 1901. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1928; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1928. Died, from pneumonia, in Burlington Convalescent Center, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., March 28, 1986 (age 85 years, 69 days). Entombed at Elmwood Cemetery, Barre, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Daniel Kidder (1862-1910) and Nellie Louise (Johnson) Kidder; married, April 17, 1927, to Ruth Esther Lander; first cousin thrice removed of Lyman Kidder; second cousin twice removed of Alvan Kidder, Francis Kidder, Ira Kidder and Jefferson Parish Kidder; third cousin once removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Silas Wright Kidder (1847-1920) and Daniel S. Kidder; third cousin thrice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin of Lyman Metcalfe Bass; fourth cousin once removed of Nathan Parker Kidder.
  Political family: Kidder family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jonathan Brewster Bingham (1914-1986) — also known as Jonathan B. Bingham; Jack Bingham — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 24, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary to New York Governor W. Averell Harriman, 1955-59; candidate for New York state senate 29th District, 1958; U.S. Representative from New York, 1965-83 (23rd District 1965-73, 22nd District 1973-83). Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Americans for Democratic Action; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 3, 1986 (age 72 years, 70 days). Interment at Woodbridge Cemetery, Salem, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Alfreda (Mitchell) Bingham (1874-1967) and Hiram Bingham (1875-1956); brother of Hiram Bingham, Jr. and Alfred Mitchell Bingham; married 1939 to June Rossbach; third cousin twice removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Morford (c.1903-1986) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Onaway, Presque Isle County, Mich., about 1903. Presbyterian minister; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1945-49; director, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, 1946-80; this organization and its leaders were investigated for subversion by the U.S. House Committee on Un-American Activities; charged in 1946 with contempt of Congress for his refusal to provide records demanded by the committee; tried in federal court in Washington; convicted in March 1948; his conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court; convicted again on re-trial; sentenced to three months in prison and fined $250. Presbyterian. Died, from pneumonia, in Madison, Dane County, Wis., September 7, 1986 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Aileen Hutson (died 1984).
  Inzer B. Wyatt (1907-1990) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Huntsville, Madison County, Ala., March 29, 1907. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1962-77. Died, of pneumonia and heart failure, in New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 17, 1990 (age 82 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Hope Johnston.
  Sigurd Anderson (1904-1990) — of Webster, Day County, S.Dak. Born in Arendal, Norway, January 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Day County State's Attorney, 1939-40; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; South Dakota state attorney general, 1947-51; member of South Dakota Republican State Executive Committee, 1947-48; Governor of South Dakota, 1951-55; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1955-64; circuit judge in South Dakota, 1970. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Theta Phi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, from prostate cancer and pneumonia, in Lake Area Hospital, Webster, Day County, S.Dak., December 21, 1990 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment at Webster Cemetery, Webster, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Bertha (Broten) Anderson (1874-1946) and Karl August Anderson (1879-1961); married, April 3, 1937, to Vivian Dall Walz (1911-1981).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William T. Cowin (1901-1991) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 16, 1901. Republican. Legal secretary to U.S. District Judge Grover M. Moscowitz; lawyer; assistant U.S. Attorney; served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; candidate for New York state senate 13th District, 1956; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1969-76; defeated, 1963, 1964. Jewish. Died, from pneumonia, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 1, 1991 (age 89 years, 77 days). Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Leesburg, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Victor Laurence August Christgau (1894-1991) — also known as Victor Christgau — of Austin, Mower County, Minn. Born in Austin, Mower County, Minn., September 20, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1927-29; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 1st District, 1929-33; defeated (Independent), 1932. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, from pneumonia, in George Washington Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 10, 1991 (age 97 years, 20 days). Interment at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, St. Paul Park, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Fred Christgau (1855-1948) and Adeline (Vanselow) Christgau (1859-1952); married, July 30, 1931, to Muriel Josephine Doyle (1907-1987).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Frank G. Binswanger (1902-1991) — of Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 12, 1902. Republican. Real estate broker; real estate developer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Died, from cancer, heart disease, and pneumonia, in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 1, 1991 (age 88 years, 354 days). Burial location unknown.
  Raymond Richard Guest (1907-1991) — also known as Raymond R. Guest — of Front Royal, Warren County, Va.; Bayard, Warren County, Va. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., November 25, 1907. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940 (alternate), 1948; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Virginia state senate 24th District, 1948-53; U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, 1965-68. Died of pneumonia, in Fredericksburg, Va., December 31, 1991 (age 84 years, 36 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick E. Guest and Amy (Phipps) Guest; brother of Winston Frederick Churchill Guest; married, June 25, 1935, to Elizabeth Sturgis Polk (1910-1990); father of Raymond R. Guest; second cousin of Winston Churchill (1874-1965; British Prime Minister).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Gale William McGee (1915-1992) — also known as Gale W. McGee — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., March 17, 1915. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1959-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1976. Died, of pneumonia, following surgery for a brain aneurysm, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 9, 1992 (age 77 years, 23 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
Peter T. Farrell Peter T. Farrell (1900-1992) — of Corona, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 12, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1930-36; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1937-43; resigned 1943; Judge of Queens County Court, 1943-61; Justice of New York Supreme Court 11th District, 1961-76. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhasset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 9, 1992 (age 91 years, 363 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas F. Farrell and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Farrell; married, November 11, 1931, to Agnes M. Byrne.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Edmund Burke, Jr. (1905-1993) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 5, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1941-43; attorney for Texaco oil company. Catholic. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association. Died, of pneumonia, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 13, 1993 (age 88 years, 97 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Burke and Mabel Jeannette (Rule) Burke; married, July 18, 1939, to Marion Hopkins McDonagh (died 1984).
  Dwight Bailey Merrill (1912-1993) — also known as D. Bailey Merrill — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Hymera, Sullivan County, Ind., November 22, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1953-55; defeated, 1954, 1956. Died, from pneumonia following several strokes, in Brentwood Convalescent Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 14, 1993 (age 80 years, 326 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Danson Merrill (1885-1925) and Beatrice (Bailey) Merrill (1888-1955); married, December 26, 1939, to Josephine Dreher (1911-2005).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry W. Maier (1918-1994) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, February 7, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; member of Wisconsin state senate 9th District, 1951-60; defeated, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1956; candidate for Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1956; mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1960-88; defeated, 1948. Member, American Legion; American Federation of Teachers. Died, of pneumonia, in Delafield, Waukesha County, Wis., 1994 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Maier, Jr. and Marie L. (Knisley) Maier.
  Books by Henry Maier: The Mayor Who Made Milwaukee Famous : An Autobiography (1993)
  David A. Hess (1908-1994) — of St. Louis, Mo.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in Cameron, Marshall County, W.Va., March 29, 1908. Democrat. Gas and oil dealer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1933-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1951-54; defeated in primary, 1954; real estate developer. Member, Disabled American Veterans; American Legion. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in St. John's Mercy Medical Center, Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Mo., January 31, 1994 (age 85 years, 308 days). Interment at Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 8, 1939, to Catherine L. Carman (1916-1998).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Arthur Hare (1901-1994) — also known as Raymond A. Hare — of Goodman, Marinette County, Wis.; Manchester, Delaware County, Iowa; Washington, D.C. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., April 3, 1901. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Constantinople, 1927-29; Paris, 1931-32; Cairo, 1931; Beirut, 1932-33; Teheran, as of 1933-34; U.S. Consul in Teheran, as of 1935; Cairo, as of 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1950-53; Lebanon, 1953-54; Egypt, 1956-58; United Arab Republic, 1958-59; Turkey, 1961-65; U.S. Minister to Yemen, 1950-53, 1959-60. Died, of pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., February 9, 1994 (age 92 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Paul Julian Hare (1937-).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Domenick Gabrielli (1912-1994) — of Bath, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., December 13, 1912. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; county judge in New York, 1957-61; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1961-72; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1972-82. Died, of complications of pneumonia, at Villa Mary Immaculate Nursing Home, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., March 25, 1994 (age 81 years, 102 days). Interment somewhere in Bath, N.Y.
  Richard A. Heyman (c.1935-1994) — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born about 1935. Mayor of Key West, Fla., 1983-85, 1987-89. Gay. One of the first openly gay public officials. Died of AIDS-related pneumonia, September 16, 1994 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Chester Earl Holifield (1903-1995) — also known as Chet Holifield — of Montebello, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, Ky., December 3, 1903. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952 (alternate; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1943-74; resigned 1974. Died, of pneumonia, in Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif., February 5, 1995 (age 91 years, 64 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Jerauld Wright (1898-1995) — also known as "Old Iron Heels"; "Old Stoneface"; "El Supremo" — of Washington, D.C. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., June 4, 1898. U.S. Navy Admiral; U.S. Ambassador to China (Taiwan), 1963-65. Died, from pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., April 27, 1995 (age 96 years, 327 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Gen. William M. Wright Wright (1863-1943) and Marjorie (Jeraud) Wright (1867-1954); great-grandson of William Wright and Stevens Thomson Mason (1811-1843); second great-grandson of John Thomson Mason (1787-1850); third great-grandson of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803).
  Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Philip Wilson Bonsal (1903-1995) — also known as Philip W. Bonsal — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 22, 1903. Executive in overseas telephone companies; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Havana, 1938; U.S. Consul in Madrid, as of 1947; Barcelona, as of 1947; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1955-57; Bolivia, 1957-59; Cuba, 1959-60; Morocco, 1961-62. Died, while ill with pneumonia, in Washington, D.C., June 28, 1995 (age 92 years, 37 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Bonsal and Henrietta (Morris) Bonsal; married, April 10, 1929, to Margaret Lockett; first cousin of Francis White (1892-1961).
  Political family: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Philip W. Bonsal: Cuba, Castro, and the United States (1971)
  Henry Serrano Villard (1900-1996) — also known as Henry S. Villard; Harry Villard — of New York. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 30, 1900. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Teheran, 1929-31; U.S. Consul in Rio de Janeiro, 1935-36; U.S. Minister to Libya, 1952; U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, 1960-61; Mauritania, 1960. Died of pneumonia, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 21, 1996 (age 95 years, 297 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of William Lloyd Garrison (abolitionist).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  MacNeil Mitchell (1905-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., July 18, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1938-46 (New York County 10th District 1938-44, New York County 1st District 1945-46); member of New York state senate 20th District, 1947-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died of pneumonia at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1996 (age 91 years, 152 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Conn.
  Cecil F. Poole (1914-1997) — of California. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., July 25, 1914. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1961-69; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1976-79; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1979-96. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League. Died, of complications of pneumonia, in a nursing home at San Rafael, Marin County, Calif., 1997 (age about 82 years). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Sonoma County, Calif.
  Seymour Halpern (1913-1997) — of Kew Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Richmond Hill, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 19, 1913. Republican. Newspaper reporter; advertising business; candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 5th District, 1937; member of New York state senate, 1941-54 (2nd District 1941-44, 4th District 1945-54); U.S. Representative from New York, 1959-73 (4th District 1959-63, 6th District 1963-73); defeated, 1954; Presidential Elector for New York, 1972. Jewish. Member, Elks; B'nai B'rith; Moose; Knights of Pythias; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died from complications of pneumonia, at Southampton Hospital, Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., January 10, 1997 (age 83 years, 52 days). Interment at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Anna (Swanton) Halpern and Ralph Halpern (1890-1975); married, December 27, 1959, to Barbara Margaret Olsen; first cousin once removed of Stephen Joshua Solarz.
  Political family: Solarz-Halpern family of New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Paul Efthemios Tsongas (1941-1997) — also known as Paul E. Tsongas — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 14, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1975-79; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1979-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1992. Greek ancestry. Died of liver damage caused by cancer treatment, and pneumonia, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 18, 1997 (age 55 years, 339 days). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Nicola S. Tsongas; twin brother of Thaleia Tsongas Schlesinger (1941-).
  Political family: Tsongas family of Lowell, Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
Curt Flood Curt Flood (1938-1997) — also known as Charles Curtis Flood — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., January 18, 1938. Democrat. Professional baseball player in 1959-71; sued to overturn the reserve clause and make players free agents; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. African ancestry. Died, from throat cancer and pneumonia, in UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 20, 1997 (age 59 years, 2 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Relatives: Married 1959 to Beverly Collins (divorced 1966); married, December 20, 1986, to Judy Pace.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: L.A. Progressive
  Frank Mariano Tejeda (1945-1997) — also known as Frank Tejeda — of Texas. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., October 2, 1945. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1977-86; member of Texas state senate, 1987-92; U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1993-97; died in office 1997; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Hispanic ancestry. Died of brain cancer and pneumonia, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., January 30, 1997 (age 51 years, 120 days). Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Ural Alexis Johnson (1908-1997) — also known as U. Alexis Johnson — of Washington, D.C.; California. Born in Falun, Saline County, Kan., October 17, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Seoul, as of 1938; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1943; U.S. Consul in Yokohama, as of 1947; U.S. Consul General in Yokohama, as of 1949; U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1953-58; Thailand, 1958-61; Japan, 1966-69; , 1973-77. Survived a car bombing at the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam. Died, of pneumonia, in Rex Convalescent Center, Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., March 24, 1997 (age 88 years, 158 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Theodore Johnson and Ellen (Forsse) Johnson; married, March 21, 1932, to Patricia Ann Tillman.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Leo Brent Bozell (1926-1997) — also known as L. Brent Bozell — of Maryland. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., January 19, 1926. Republican. Co-founded the Young Americans for Freedom; speechwriter for Joseph R. McCarthy and Barry M. Goldwater; candidate for Maryland state house of delegates, 1958; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1964. Catholic. Member, Young Americans for Freedom. Died, of pneumonia, at a nursing home in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 15, 1997 (age 71 years, 86 days). Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Leo Brent Bozell (1886-1946) and Lois (Robbins) Bozell (1896-1979); married 1949 to Patricia Lee Buckley (1927-2008; sister of James Lane Buckley (1923-) and William Frank Buckley, Jr.).
  Political family: Buckley family of New York and Connecticut.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Patrick Layton Paulsen (1927-1997) — also known as Pat Paulsen — Born in South Bend, Pacific County, Wash., July 6, 1927. Actor; comedian; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1992; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1996. Norwegian ancestry. Ill with colon and brain cancer, he died of complications from pneumonia and kidney failure, in Tijuana, Baja California, April 24, 1997 (age 69 years, 292 days). Burial location unknown.
  Campaign slogan: "Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny."
  Campaign slogan: "If elected, I will win."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Pat Paulsen: How to wage a successful campaign for the Presidency (1972)
  Benson Ellison Lane Timmons III (1916-1997) — also known as Benson E. L. Timmons; Lane Timmons — of Florida. Born in Sapulpa, Creek County, Okla., 1916. Rhodes scholar; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, 1963-67. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, of a stroke he suffered while recovering from pneumonia, at Southampton Hospital, Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 11, 1997 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thomas Emmet Clarie (1913-1997) — also known as T. Emmet Clarie — of Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, Conn. Born in Goodyear, Killingly, Windham County, Conn., January 1, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingly, 1937-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1961-82. Died of viral pneumonia, at Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, Windham County, Conn., September 24, 1997 (age 84 years, 266 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson, Killingly, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Clarie and Kathryn (Burns) Clarie; married to Gertrude Reynolds.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Emerson Moss (1915-1997) — also known as John E. Moss — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Hiawatha, Carbon County, Utah, April 13, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1949-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 3rd District, 1953-78. Died, from complications of asthma and pneumonia, in a hospital at San Francisco, Calif., December 5, 1997 (age 82 years, 236 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Joseph Lawrence Alioto (1916-1998) — also known as Joseph L. Alioto — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., February 12, 1916. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1968-76; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1974. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Indicted in 1971 on federal charges of bribery, conspiracy, and mail fraud; acquitted in 1972. Died, of prostate cancer and pneumonia, in San Francisco, Calif., January 29, 1998 (age 81 years, 351 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.; cenotaph at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Guiseppe Alioto (1886-1961) and Domenica Mae (Lazio) Alioto (1893-1971); married, June 2, 1941, to Angelina Genaro (divorced 1977); married 1978 to Kathleen Sullivan (1944?-); father of Angela Mia Alioto; grandfather of Michela Alioto-Pier.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
Sam Yorty Samuel William Yorty (1909-1998) — also known as Samuel W. Yorty; Sam Yorty; "Traveling Sam" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., October 1, 1909. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1936, 1948; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1940 (primary), 1954; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from California, 1951-55 (14th District 1951-53, 26th District 1953-55); mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1961-73; defeated, 1945, 1973, 1981; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972; talk show host. Died of pneumonia, following a stroke, in Studio City, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 5, 1998 (age 88 years, 247 days). Cremated; ashes scattered.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Patrick Yorty and Johanna (Egan) Yorty; married, December 1, 1938, to Elizabeth 'Betts' Hasel (died 1984).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Time Magazine, March 23, 1962
  Floyd Kirk Haskell (1916-1998) — also known as Floyd K. Haskell — of Colorado. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., February 7, 1916. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1965-69; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1973-79; defeated, 1978. Member, Common Cause. Died of pneumonia, a complication of a brain hemorrhage which resulted from a fall on an icy sidewalk, in a hospital at Washington, D.C., August 25, 1998 (age 82 years, 199 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. (1907-1998) — also known as Lewis F. Powell, Jr. — of Virginia. Born in Suffolk, Va., September 19, 1907. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member, Virginia state constitutional commission, 1967-68; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1972-87. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died of pneumonia, in Richmond, Va., August 25, 1998 (age 90 years, 340 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Cross-reference: David F. Levi
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Lewis F. Powell, Jr.: John Calvin Jeffries, Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
  Albert Walter Johnson (1906-1998) — also known as Albert W. Johnson — of McKean County, Pa. Born in Smethport, McKean County, Pa., April 17, 1906. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from McKean County, 1947-63; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1963-77; defeated, 1976. Member, Moose. Died, of complications of pneumonia, at Boca Raton Community Hospital, Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., September 1, 1998 (age 92 years, 137 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Worth Dennis (1912-1999) — also known as David W. Dennis — of Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Born in Washington, D.C., June 7, 1912. Republican. Member of Indiana state legislature, 1950; U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1969-75. Died, of pneumonia, in Reid Hospital, Richmond, Wayne County, Ind., January 6, 1999 (age 86 years, 213 days). Interment at Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Mills Edwin Godwin, Jr. (1914-1999) — also known as Mills E. Godwin, Jr. — of Suffolk, Va. Born in Nansemond County, Va. (now part of Suffolk, Va.), November 19, 1914. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1948-52; member of Virginia state senate 5th District, 1952-61; Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 1962-66; Governor of Virginia, 1966-70, 1974-78. Christian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Shriners; Moose; Rotary. Died of complications of pneumonia, January 30, 1999 (age 84 years, 72 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. (1918-1999) — also known as Frank M. Johnson, Jr. — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Haleyville, Winston County, Ala., October 30, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1948; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, 1953-55; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama, 1955-; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1979-81; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, 1981-92. Legendary for civil rights decisions; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1995. Died of pneumonia, in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., July 23, 1999 (age 80 years, 266 days). Interment at Hill Crest City Cemetery, Haleyville, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Minis Johnson (1888?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Frank M. Johnson, Jr.: Frank Sikora, The Judge : The Life and Opinions of Alabama's Frank M. Johnson, Jr.
  William G. Kirkland (1913-1999) — of Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 29, 1913. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; civil engineer; mayor of Huntington Park, Calif., 1952. Died, of pneumonia, in a hospital in Martin County, Fla., December 15, 1999 (age 86 years, 77 days). Buried at sea in North Atlantic Ocean.
  Relatives: Son of James Allen Kirkland (1882-1959) and Nora (Stevens) Kirkland (1888-1985); married, January 15, 1938, to Anna Dudley (1917-2000).
  Henry Hammill Fowler (1908-2000) — also known as Henry H. Fowler; Joe Fowler — of Alexandria, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., September 5, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1956, 1960 (alternate); U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1965-69. Episcopalian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Pi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of pneumonia, in a nursing home at Falls Church, Va., January 3, 2000 (age 91 years, 120 days). Interment at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Mack Johnson Fowler and Bertha (Browning) Fowler; married, October 19, 1938, to Trudye Pamela Hathcote (1910-2008).
  Fowler House (office buiding, built 1940, named for Fowler in the 1960s, renamed Connell House 2003), at Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  David W. Williams (1910-2000) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., March 20, 1910. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in California, 1956-62; superior court judge in California, 1963-69; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1969-81. African ancestry. First Black federal judge west of the Mississippi. Died, of pneumonia, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 6, 2000 (age 90 years, 47 days). Burial location unknown.
  Lucy Phelps Patterson (c.1932-2000) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., about 1932. Republican. Social worker; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 24th District, 1982. Female. Methodist. African ancestry. First Black woman ever elected to Dallas city council. Died, of pneumonia, in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 15, 2000 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wallace H. Savage (1912-2000) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born November 21, 1912. Democrat. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1949-51; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1954. Died, of pneumonia and a stroke, in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 20, 2000 (age 87 years, 212 days). Burial location unknown.
  Merle C. Hufford (c.1909-2000) — also known as "Hula Hips" — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. Born in Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County, Ore., about 1909. Republican. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1947-49; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington, 1948. Died, of pneumonia, in Puyallup, Pierce County, Wash., August 6, 2000 (age about 91 years). Interment at Milton-Freewater Cemetery, Milton-Freewater, Ore.
  Sidney Richard Yates (1909-2000) — also known as Sidney R. Yates — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 27, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1949-63, 1965-99; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1996. Jewish. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association. Died, of kidney failure and complications of pneumonia, in Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2000 (age 91 years, 39 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Adeline J. Holleb.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Walter Patrick McConaughy, Jr. (1908-2000) — also known as Walter P. McConaughy, Jr. — of Montevallo, Shelby County, Ala. Born in Montevallo, Shelby County, Ala., September 11, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Tampico, 1930-33; U.S. Consul in Kobe, as of 1938; Shanghai, 1948-50; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1950-52; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1957-59; South Korea, 1959-61; Pakistan, 1962-66; China (Taiwan), 1966-74. Died, of pneumonia, November 10, 2000 (age 92 years, 60 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Dorothy Davis.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  John Vliet Lindsay (1921-2000) — also known as John V. Lindsay — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1921. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1959-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1966-73; defeated in Republican primary, 1969; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1980. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from Parkinson's disease and pneumonia, in Hilton Head Island, Beaufort County, S.C., December 19, 2000 (age 79 years, 25 days). Interment at Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church, Laurel Hollow, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Nelson Lindsay and Eleanor (Vliet) Lindsay; married, June 18, 1949, to Mary Anne Harrison (1926-2004).
  Cross-reference: John J. Burns
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John V. Lindsay: Vincent J. Cannato, The Ungovernable City : John Lindsay and His Struggle to Save New York — Sam Roberts, America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York
  Maurice Schechter (1904-2001) — of St. Louis, Mo.; University City, St. Louis County, Mo.; Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 27, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1935-40; member of Missouri state senate 13th District, 1961-76; defeated, 1956. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; B'nai B'rith. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Town and Country, St. Louis County, Mo., January 31, 2001 (age 96 years, 218 days). Interment at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery No. 2, Creve Coeur, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 28, 1931, to Bess Ragin.
  Rosemary DeCamp (1910-2001) — Born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., November 14, 1910. Democrat. Actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Died, from pneumonia, in Torrance, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 20, 2001 (age 90 years, 98 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Valentine DeCamp and Margaret Elizabeth (Hinman) DeCamp; married 1941 to John Ashton Shidler.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Gordon R. Hahn (1919-2001) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, April 5, 1919. Republican. Real estate business; member of California state assembly, 1947-53; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1948. Christian. Died, of respiratory failure from pneumonia, in Torrance, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 29, 2001 (age 81 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Kenneth Frederick Hahn (1920-1997); uncle of James Kenneth Hahn and Janice Kay Hahn.
  Political family: Hahn family of Los Angeles, California.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Jaime Benitez Rexach (1908-2001) — also known as Jaime Benitez — of San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico. Born in Vieques, Vieques Municipio, Puerto Rico, October 29, 1908. Lawyer; university professor; chancellor of the University of Puerto Rico, 1942-66; president of the Puerto Rico University System, 1966-71; Resident Commissioner to U.S. Congress from Puerto Rico, 1973-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1976. Puerto Rican ancestry. Died, of pneumonia, in San Juan, San Juan Municipio, Puerto Rico, May 30, 2001 (age 92 years, 213 days). Interment at Cementerio de Santa Maria Magdalena, Santa Maria, Puerto Rico.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Moody McKinney (1910-2001) — also known as Robert M. McKinney — of New Mexico. Born in Shattuck, Ellis County, Okla., August 28, 1910. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; newspaper publisher; U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, 1961-63. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. During World War II, he helped develop the Tiny Tim rocket, which was used against German tanks in the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944. Editor and publisher of the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper for 52 years. Died, of pneumonia, at New York Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., June 24, 2001 (age 90 years, 300 days). Burial location unknown.