Very incomplete list!
in chronological order
George Washington Aldridge (1856-1922) —
also known as George W. Aldridge; "The Boss";
"The Big Fellow" —
of Rochester, Monroe
Born in Michigan City, LaPorte
County, Ind., December
of Rochester, N.Y., 1894; New York State Superintendent of Public
Works, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New
candidate for U.S.
Representative from New York 32nd District, 1910; U.S. Collector
of Customs, 1921-22; died in office 1922.
of the American Revolution; Odd
Fellows; Elks; Knights
Died suddenly, from a heart
attack or stroke,
while golfing at the Biltmore Country Club, near Rye, Westchester
County, N.Y., June 13,
1922 (age 65 years, 167
Interment at Mt.
Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
Oliver Ames Spencer (1860-1923) —
also known as Oliver A. Spencer —
of Seattle, King
Born in Indianapolis, Marion
County, Ind., February
Agent for Italy in Seattle,
Just after finishing a game of golf, he collapsed and died,
disease or apoplexy,
in Seattle, King
County, Wash., September
8, 1923 (age 63 years, 212
Interment at Lake
View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
Herbert F. Lemp (1884-1927) —
of Boise, Ada
Born in Boise, Ada
County, Idaho, June 24,
of Boise, Idaho, 1927; died in office 1927.
Injured in a polo accident, and died a few years later, Boise,
County, Idaho, May 6,
1927 (age 42 years, 316
City of Boise|
Thomas F. Larkin (c.1872-1928) —
of Yonkers, Westchester
Born about 1872.
business partner of James
J. Lynch; mayor
of Yonkers, N.Y., 1928; died in office 1928; delegate to
Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928.
Died, of apoplexy,
while playing golf, at the 13th tee of the Briarcliff Lodge
golf course, in Briarcliff Manor, Westchester
County, N.Y., July 25,
1928 (age about 56
Interment at St.
Mary's Cemetery, Yonkers, N.Y.
Charles Blakeslee Law (1872-1929) —
also known as Charles B. Law —
of Brooklyn, Kings
Born in Hannibal, Oswego
County, N.Y., February
Republican. Lawyer; U.S.
Representative from New York 4th District, 1905-11; defeated,
1910; state court judge in New York, 1916; candidate for Justice of
New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1924.
Died while swimming (presumably drowned)
at his summer home on Kattskill Bay, near Lake George, Warren
County, N.Y., September
15, 1929 (age 57 years, 222
Interment at Maple
Grove Cemetery, Jordan, N.Y.
Edward Livingston Robertson (1876-1937) —
also known as Edward L. Robertson —
of Syracuse, Onondaga
Born in St.
Louis, Mo., September
of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1935-37; died in office
Member, Chi Phi.
Attended a Cornell v. Syracuse football game, and died shortly
afterwards, from a cerebral
hemorrhage, in his car, on
the Cornell University campus, in Ithaca, Tompkins
County, N.Y., October
16, 1937 (age 61 years, 23
| || ||Relatives: Son of Charles Robertson and
Rebecca (Duane) Robertson; married to Elizabeth
Clarence A. Dahle (1894-1949) —
also known as "Whiff" —
of Duluth, St. Louis
Born in Spokane, Spokane
County, Wash., January
Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer;
member of Minnesota
state house of representatives District 57, 1933-36; member of
state senate 57th District, 1937-49; died in office 1949.
Tau Delta; Freemasons;
During a fishing
trip, he drowned
while swimming off an island in Lake Kabetogama, St. Louis
County, Minn., July 26,
1949 (age 55 years, 185
Robert Lane Anderson (1907-1951) —
of Marion, Smyth
Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga
County, Ohio, August
editor and publisher; delegate
to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; served in
the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor of
Marion, Va., 1948-51; died in office 1951.
Died, from a heart
attack while golfing, in Marion, Smyth
County, Va., June 7,
1951 (age 43 years, 295
Interment at Rose Lawn Cemetery, Marion, Va.
of Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941; novelist) and Cornelia Pratt (Lane)
Anderson (1877-1967); married to Mary Chryst
| || ||See also Find-A-Grave
Julian Power Alexander (1887-1953) —
also known as Julian P. Alexander —
of Meridian, Lauderdale
County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds
Born in Jackson, Hinds
County, Miss., December
Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1919-21;
circuit judge in Mississippi, 1934-39; justice of
Mississippi state supreme court, 1941-53; died in office 1953.
Died, from coronary
thrombosis, while a spectator at the Sugar Bowl football
game, in Tulane Stadium, New Orleans, Orleans
Parish, La., January
1, 1953 (age 65 years, 25
Interment at Cedarlawn
Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
Van Heflin (1910-1971) —
also known as Emmett Evan Heflin, Jr. —
of Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Walters, Cotton
County, Okla., December
served in the U.S. Army during World War II; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1948.
ancestry. Member, Phi
Suffered a heart
attack while swimming, and died six weeks later, in Cedars
of Lebanon Hospital,
Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., July 23,
1971 (age 60 years, 222
ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean.
Fulton Freeman (1915-1974) —
of Pasadena, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Pasadena, Los Angeles
County, Calif., May 17,
Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Mexico City, 1939; U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, 1961-64; Mexico, 1964-69.
attack while playing golf, and died, in Carmel, Monterey
County, Calif., December
14, 1974 (age 59 years, 211
Renz L. Jennings (1899-1983) —
also known as Lorenzo Jennings —
of Phoenix, Maricopa
Born in Taylor, Navajo
County, Ariz., August
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer;
member of Arizona
state house of representatives, 1931-32; Maricopa
County Attorney, 1933-34; candidate in primary for U.S.
Senator from Arizona, 1934, 1964; candidate in primary for U.S.
Representative from Arizona, 1942; superior court judge in
Arizona, 1949-60; justice of
Arizona state supreme court, 1960-64; delegate to Democratic
National Convention from Arizona, 1960,
of the World.
Suffered a heart
attack in his swimming pool, and drowned,
in Phoenix, Maricopa
County, Ariz., February
11, 1983 (age 83 years, 190
Interment at Phoenix Memorial Park & Mortuary, Phoenix, Ariz.
Townsend F. Beaman (1906-1983) —
also known as Towny Beaman —
of Summit Township, Jackson
Born in Vandercook Lake, Jackson
County, Mich., May 12,
candidate in primary for Michigan
state senate 19th District, 1974.
Suffered a heart
attack while golfing at the Country Club of Jackson, and
died soon after, at Foote Hospital
West, Jackson, Jackson
County, Mich., June 12,
1983 (age 77 years, 31
James Benjamin Payton (1943-1994) —
also known as James Payton —
of Sylacauga, Talladega
Born June 12,
of Sylacauga, Ala., 1984-94; died in office 1994.
while swimming to retrieve a radio-controlled miniature boat,
in Lake Howard, Sylacauga, Talladega
County, Ala., July 28,
1994 (age 51 years, 46
Interment at Fort Williams Cemetery, Sylacauga, Ala.
William Austin Meehan (1924-1994) —
also known as Billy Meehan —
of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
County, Pa., December
delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956;
general counsel and Republican political boss of Philadelphia,
Died, from heart
disease, while playing golf in Royersford, Montgomery
County, Pa., September
13, 1994 (age 69 years, 283
Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995) —
of Tuxedo Park, Orange
County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York
Born in Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., November
Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, 1952-53; Spain, 1965-68; Denmark, 1968-69; Morocco, 1979-81.
Member, Council on
of Southampton College.
Hit by a car
while rollerblading, and died as a result, in Southampton, Suffolk
County, Long Island, N.Y., April
29, 1995 (age 79 years, 150
Entombed at Maplewood
Cemetery, Durham, N.C.
Pamela Harriman (1920-1997) —
also known as Pamela Beryl Digby; Pamela Churchill;
Pamela Hayward —
Born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England,
Naturalized U.S. citizen; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1993-97, died in office 1997.
Suffered a stroke
while swimming in the pool at the Paris Ritz Hotel,
and died at the American Hospital,
near Paris, France,
5, 1997 (age 76 years, 322
Interment at Arden
Farm Graveyard, Arden, N.Y.
Daughter of Edward Kenelm Digby (1894-1964; Baron) and Constance
Pamela Alice (Bruce) Digby; married, October
4, 1939, to Randolph Churchill (son of Winston Churchill
(1874-1965; British Prime Minister)); married, May 4,
1960, to Leland Hayward (1902-1971; grandson of Monroe
Leland Hayward); married, September
27, 1971, to William
Averell Harriman (1891-1986).|
| || || Political families: Whitney-Nye
family of Massachusetts and New York; Harriman
family of Arden, New York (subsets of the Three
Thousand Related Politicians).|
| || ||See also Wikipedia
article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB
dossier — Internet Movie Database
| || ||Books about Pamela Harriman: Sally
Bedell Smith, Reflected
Glory : The Life of Pamela Churchill Harriman|
| || ||Critical books about Pamela Harriman:
Christopher Ogden, Life
of the Party : The Biography of Pamela Digby
Churchill — Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince, The
Kennedys: All the Gossip Unfit for Print|
Sonny Bono (1935-1998) —
also known as Salvatore Philip Bono; Sonny Christie;
Ronny Sommers; Prince Carter —
of Palm Springs, Riverside
Born in Detroit, Wayne
County, Mich., February
member of the Sonny & Cher singing and
of Palm Springs, Calif., 1988-92; candidate in primary for U.S.
Senator from California, 1992; U.S.
Representative from California 44th District, 1995-98; died in
Killed in a skiing accident, South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado
County, Calif., January
5, 1998 (age 62 years, 323
Interment at Desert
Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Calif.
Marshall Green (1916-1998) —
Born in Holyoke, Hampden
County, Mass., January
Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer;
U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 1961-63; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1965-69; Australia, 1973-75; Nauru, 1974-75.
Suffered a heart
attack while playing golf, and died soon after at Suburban
Chevy Chase, Montgomery
County, Md., June 6,
1998 (age 82 years, 130
Jerry Thomas Twiggs (1933-2000) —
also known as Jerry Twiggs —
Born in Thomas, Bingham
County, Idaho, March
member of Idaho
state senate, 1985-2000; died in office 2000.
Died of a heart
attack while jogging, in Boise, Ada
County, Idaho, January
10, 2000 (age 66 years, 291
Interment at Riverside-Thomas
Cemetery, Blackfoot, Idaho.
Richard Nevins (1921-2001) —
also known as Dick Nevins —
of Pasadena, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., April
Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California,
Died, in a bodysurfing accident, on the beach at Oceanside, San Diego
County, Calif., July 29,
2001 (age 80 years, 99
Thomas Laurence Gadola (1933-2003) —
also known as Thomas L. Gadola —
of Grand Blanc, Genesee
probate judge in Michigan, 1977-2003.
Died while attending a University of Michigan football game,
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw
County, Mich., September
27, 2003 (age 70 years, 264
Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Mich.
Dolores Dee Bielecki (1933-2006) —
also known as Dee Bielecki; Rose Bielecki —
professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South
At a charity golf tournament, she fell,
struck her head, was hospitalized,
and died from the injury six weeks later, in Greenville, Greenville
County, S.C., July 8,
2006 (age 73 years, 101