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  Joseph McDowell, Jr. (1756-1801) — also known as "Quaker Meadows Joe" — of North Carolina. Born in Frederick County, Va., February 15, 1756. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; planter; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1785-88, 1791-92; delegate to North Carolina convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1789; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1797-99. Died, of apoplexy, in Morganton, Burke County, N.C., February 5, 1801 (age 44 years, 355 days). Interment at Quaker Meadows Cemetery, Near Morganton, Burke County, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph McDowell (1715-1771) and Margaret (O'Neill) McDowell (1723-1780); married 1783 to Margaret Moffett (1763-1816); father of Joseph Jefferson McDowell (1800-1877); cousin *** of Joseph McDowell (1758-1799).
  Political family: McDowell family of McDowell County, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Logan (c.1742-1802) — Born in Augusta County, Va., about 1742. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1781-87; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1791-92; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1792-95. Presbyterian. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, near Stanford, Shelby County, Ky., December 11, 1802 (age about 60 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Shelby County, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of David Logan (1706-1757) and Jane (McKinley) Logan; married 1772 to Ann Montgomery.
  Logan counties in Ky. and Ohio are named for him.
  John Caldwell (1757-1804) — of Kentucky. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., 1757. Member of Kentucky state senate, 1792; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1804; died in office 1804. Died, of an "inflammation of the brain" (probably a stroke), while presiding over the Kentucky State Senate, at the then state capitol building, Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., 1804 (age about 47 years). Interment at Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Ky.
  Caldwell County, Ky. is named for him.
  Isaac Shelby (1750-1826) — Born in Frederick County (part now in Washington County), Md., December 11, 1750. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1779; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1782; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1792; Governor of Kentucky, 1792-96, 1812-16; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Welsh and English ancestry. Died of a broken blood vessel in the head, in Lincoln County, Ky., July 18, 1826 (age 75 years, 219 days). Interment at Shelby Traveller's Rest Burying Ground, Stanford, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Evan Shelby (1720-1794) and Letitia 'Leddy' (Cox) Shelby (1727-1777); married, April 19, 1783, to Susannah Hart (1764-1833); father of Susanna Hart Shelby (1791-1868; who married James Shannon); grandfather of Anna Nelson Shelby (1818-1880; who married Beriah Magoffin (1815-1885)); great-grandfather of Beriah Magoffin, Jr..
  Political family: Shannon-Shelby family.
  Shelby counties in Ala., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Mo., Ohio, Tenn. and Tex. are named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter Samuel Schuyler (1758-1832) — also known as Peter S. Schuyler — of Albany County, N.Y. Born in Watervliet, Albany County, N.Y., May 14, 1758. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1801-04, 1819-20. Died, from apoplexy, in Watervliet, Albany County, N.Y., November 1, 1832 (age 74 years, 171 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Albany County, N.Y.; reinterment in 1877 at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Engeltie (Van Vechten) Schuyler (1726-1792) and Stephanus Schuyler (1732-1798); married to Catherina Cuyler (1764-1855); nephew of Philip P. Schuyler; great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); great-grandnephew of Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); second great-grandnephew of Stephanus Van Cortlandt and Jacobus Van Cortlandt; first cousin of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792); first cousin once removed of Henry Walter Livingston; first cousin twice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Edward Livingston (1796-1840); first cousin thrice removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?) and Bronson Murray Cutting; first cousin five times removed of Brockholst Livingston; second cousin of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, James Livingston, Stephen Van Rensselaer and Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin once removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), Volkert Petrus Douw, William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Killian Killian Van Rensselaer, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Maturin Livingston, Philip Schuyler and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; second cousin twice removed of James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Kiliaen Van Rensselaer; second cousin thrice removed of John Jacob Astor III and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; second cousin four times removed of William Waldorf Astor, Robert Ray Hamilton and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; second cousin five times removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and Robert Reginald Livingston; third cousin of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Henry Brockholst Livingston and Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Rensselaer Westerlo, Peter Augustus Jay, Edward Philip Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873), Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Gilbert Livingston Thompson, John Jay II, James Adams Ekin, Eugene Schuyler, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); third cousin thrice removed of John Sluyter Wirt, John Kean, Hamilton Fish Kean, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, Karl Cortlandt Schuyler 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 Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ross (1770-1834) — of Easton, Northampton County, Pa. Born in Solebury, Bucks County, Pa., February 24, 1770. Lawyer; postmaster at Easton, Pa., 1796-98; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1800; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1809-11, 1815-18 (2nd District 1809-11, 6th District 1815-18); district judge in Pennsylvania 7th District, 1818; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1830-34. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 31, 1834 (age 63 years, 341 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Monroe County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Ross (1739-1814) and Jane (Chapman) Ross; married, November 19, 1795, to Mary Jenkins (1774-1845); father of Camilla A. Ross (1801-1841; who married Peter Ihrie, Jr.) and Thomas Ross (1806-1865).
  Political family: Ross family of Easton, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oran Gray Otis (1795-1836) — of Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born December 5, 1795. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1831-32. Died, of apoplexy, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., June 28, 1836 (age 40 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Perez Otis (1773-1851) and Deborah (Gillett) Otis (1776-1858); married to Lucy Kingman; first cousin once removed of Lauren Ford Otis; second cousin of David Perry Otis and Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917); second cousin twice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis and Ralph Chester Otis; third cousin of Asa H. Otis; third cousin once removed of Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) and Norton Prentiss Otis; fourth cousin of John Otis, William Shaw Chandler Otis, Harris F. Otis (1816-1861) and James Otis.
  Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Aaron Burr (1756-1836) — also known as Aaron Edwards — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 6, 1756. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1784-85, 1797-99, 1800-01 (New York County 1784-85, 1797-99, Orange County 1800-01); New York state attorney general, 1789-91; appointed 1789; U.S. Senator from New York, 1791-97; Vice President of the United States, 1801-05. Presbyterian. Killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, July 11, 1804. Tried for treason in 1807 and acquitted. Died, after several strokes, at the Winants or Port Richmond Hotel, Port Richmond, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 14, 1836 (age 80 years, 221 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Burr (1716-1757) and Esther (Edwards) Burr (1732-1758); brother of Sarah Burr (1754-1797; who married Tapping Reeve); married, July 2, 1782, to Theodosia (Bartow) Prevost (1746-1794; first cousin twice removed of Francis Stebbins Bartow); married 1833 to Eliza (Bowen) Jumel (1775-1865); father of Theodosia Burr (1783-1813; who married Joseph Alston); nephew of Pierpont Edwards; third great-grandson of Thomas Willett; ancestor of Karla Ballard; first cousin of Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; first cousin four times removed of Anson Foster Keeler (1887-1943); second cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin once removed of Theodore Davenport; second cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman and Evert Harris Kittell; second cousin four times removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard, Stillman Stephen Light and Blanche M. Woodward; second cousin five times removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs, John Clarence Keeler, Louis Ezekiel Stoddard, John Cecil Purcell and Arthur Callen Kittell, Jr.; third cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge; third cousin once removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; third cousin twice removed of Eli Thacher Hoyt, George Smith Catlin, John Appleton, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin thrice removed of Greene Carrier Bronson, Abijah Catlin, David Munson Osborne, George Landon Ingraham, Dwight Arthur Silliman and Charles Dunsmore Millard; fourth cousin of Noah Phelps and Hezekiah Case; fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Ambrose Tuttle, Jesse Hoyt, Abiel Case, Henry Fisk Janes, Jairus Case, George Washington Wolcott, William Dean Kellogg and Almon Case.
  Political families: Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Jonathan Dayton — Nathaniel Pendleton — John Smith — John Tayler — Walter D. Corrigan, Sr. — Cowles Mead — Luther Martin — William P. Van Ness — Samuel Swartwout — William Wirt — Theophilus W. Smith
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Aaron Burr: Milton Lomask, Aaron Burr: The Years from Princeton to Vice President, 1756-1805 — Milton Lomask, Aaron Burr: The Conspiracy and Years of Exile, 1805-1836 — Joseph Wheelan, Jefferson's Vendetta : The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the Judiciary — Buckner F. Melton Jr., Aaron Burr : Conspiracy to Treason — Thomas Fleming, Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America — Arnold A. Rogow, A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr — H. W. Brands, The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr — David O. Stewart, American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America — Donald Barr Chidsey, The great conspiracy: Aaron Burr and his strange doings in the West
  Fiction about Aaron Burr: Gore Vidal, Burr
  Joseph Roffignac (1766-1846) — also known as Louis Philippe Joseph de Rouffignac — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Angoulême, France, 1766. Fled France in 1789 to escape the guillotine, presumably over disloyalty to the revolutionary regime; mayor of New Orleans, La., 1820-28. French ancestry. Suffered a stroke, and dropped the gun he was holding, which accidentally discharged, shooting him in the head and killing him, in Périgueux, France, 1846 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) — also known as "Old Man Eloquent"; "The Accidental President"; "The Massachusetts Madman" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., July 11, 1767. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1794-97; Prussia, 1797-1801; Russia, 1809-14; Great Britain, 1815-17; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1802; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1803-08; resigned 1808; U.S. Secretary of State, 1817-25; President of the United States, 1825-29; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1831-48 (11th District 1831-33, 12th District 1833-43, 8th District 1843-48); died in office 1848; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1834. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1905. Suffered a stroke while speaking on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, February 21, 1848, and died two days later in the Speaker's office, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1848 (age 80 years, 227 days). Original interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.; reinterment at United First Parish Church, Quincy, Mass.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Abigail (Smith) Adams (1744-1818); brother of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith); married, July 26, 1797, to Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852; daughter of Joshua Johnson; sister-in-law of John Pope; niece of Thomas Johnson); father of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); grandfather of John Quincy Adams and Brooks Adams; great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); second great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin of William Cranch; second cousin once removed of Samuel Adams; second cousin twice removed of Edward M. Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of Arthur Chapin; second cousin five times removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; third cousin of Joseph Allen; third cousin once removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and John Milton Thayer; third cousin twice removed of William Vincent Wells; third cousin thrice removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Laban Bates and Almur Stiles Whiting; fourth cousin of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr. and George Bailey Loring; fourth cousin once removed of Asahel Otis, Erastus Fairbanks, Charles Stetson, Henry Brewster Stanton, Charles Adams, Jr., Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880), Joshua Perkins, Eli Thayer, Bailey Frye Adams and Samuel Miller Quincy.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Smith — Thurlow Weed
  Adams counties in Ill. and Ind. are named for him.
  Mount Quincy Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — Mount Quincy Adams, on the border between British Columbia, Canada, and Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John Q. A. BrackettJohn Q. A. SheldenJ. Q. A. Reber
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John Quincy Adams: Paul C. Nagel, John Quincy Adams : A Public Life, a Private Life — Lynn Hudson Parsons, John Quincy Adams — Robert V. Remini, John Quincy Adams — Joseph Wheelan, Mr. Adams's Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  James Miller (1776-1851) — Born in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 25, 1776. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Arkansas Territory, 1819-24; elected U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1824, but never took office. Died, following a series of strokes, at Temple, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 7, 1851 (age 75 years, 73 days). Burial location unknown.
  Miller County, Ark. is named partly for him.
  Charles Gordon Atherton (1804-1853) — also known as Charles G. Atherton; "Gag Atherton"; "Shifty Atherton" — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 4, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1830, 1833-35; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1833-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1837-43; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1843-49, 1853; died in office 1853; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850. Suffered a stroke of paralysis while attending court, and died soon after, in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 15, 1853 (age 49 years, 134 days). Interment at Nashua Cemetery, Nashua, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Humphrey Atherton (1773-1853) and Mary Ann (Toppan) Atherton; married 1828 to Ann Clark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Harris Archer (1775-1857) — of Baltimore, Md.; Harford County, Md. Born in Harford County, Md., August 28, 1775. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1800; orphan's court judge in Maryland, 1825-29. Presbyterian. Died, of apoplexy, May 19, 1857 (age 81 years, 264 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Archer (1741-1810).
  Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
  Robert Taylor Conrad (1810-1858) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 10, 1810. Whig. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1854-56. Author of poems and plays. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), June 17, 1858 (age 48 years, 7 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Thomas Kittera (1789-1839).
  Political family: Kittera-Conrad family of Lancaster and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859) — also known as Farrand F. Merrill; Ferrand Fassett Merrill — of Vermont. Born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., October 24, 1814. Lawyer; secretary of state of Vermont, 1849-53; Washington County State's Attorney, 1854-56; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1856-57. Died, from a stroke or heart attack, in his law office, Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., May 2, 1859 (age 44 years, 190 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Merrill and Clara (Fassett) Merrill (1783-1857); married to Eliza Wright (1818-1881); nephew of Orsamus Cook Merrill; fifth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of Silas Dewey Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923); third cousin once removed of Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Daniel Fiske Kellogg, William Pitt Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles, Thomas Seymour, Moses Seymour, Charles Collins Kellogg and Henry Theodore Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Irene Ellis Murphy; fourth cousin of Luther Walter Badger, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin, Abel Merrill, Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Stephen Daniel Tilden, Morris Woodruff, Horatio Seymour, Elisha Phelps, Henry Seymour, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Upson, Walter Forward, Chauncey Forward, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill, Rowland Case Kellogg, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Benjamin Baker Merrill (1871-1951).
  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
John Tyler John Tyler (1790-1862) — also known as "The Accidental President" — of Williamsburg, Va. Born in Charles City County, Va., March 29, 1790. Whig. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1811-16, 1823-25, 1839-40; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Virginia 23rd District, 1817-21; Governor of Virginia, 1825-27; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1827-36; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1829-30; delegate to Whig National Convention from Virginia, 1839 (Convention Vice-President); Vice President of the United States, 1841; defeated, 1836; President of the United States, 1841-45; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; died in office 1862. Episcopalian. English ancestry. A bill to impeach him was defeated in the House of Representatives in January 1843. Died, probably from a stroke, in a hotel room at Richmond, Va., January 18, 1862 (age 71 years, 295 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Tyler and Mary (Armistead) Tyler (1761-1797); married, March 20, 1813, to Letitia Christian; married, June 26, 1844, to Julia Gardiner (1820-1889; daughter of David Gardiner (1784-1844)); father of David Gardiner Tyler; third cousin of George Madison; third cousin once removed of Zachary Taylor; third cousin twice removed of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton and Aylett Hawes Buckner; third cousin thrice removed of James Francis Buckner and Bronson Murray Cutting.
  Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Mapes-Jennings-Denby-Neuman family of New York and Arizona; Tyler-Mapes family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Benjamin Tappan
  Tyler County, Tex. is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John T. RichJohn T. CuttingJohn Tyler CooperJohn Tyler Hammons
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about John Tyler: Oliver P. Chitwood, John Tyler : Champion of the Old South — Norma Lois Peterson, Presidencies of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler — Jane C. Walker, John Tyler : A President of Many Firsts — Edward P. Crapol, John Tyler, the Accidental President — Gary May, John Tyler: The 10th President, 1841-1845 — Donald Barr Chidsey, And Tyler Too
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  John Harrison Surratt (1813-1862) — also known as John H. Surratt — of Surrattsville (now Clinton), Prince George's County, Md. Born in 1813. Hotelier; postmaster at Surrattsville, Md., 1854-62. Catholic. His widow, Mary Surratt, was a participant in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, and was tried, convicted, sentenced to death, and hanged in 1865. Died, from a stroke, in Surrattsville (now Clinton), Prince George's County, Md., August 25, 1862 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1840 to Mary Elizabeth Jenkins (1823-1865); father of John Harrison Surratt, Jr. (1844-1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Allen Wilcox (1819-1864) — Born in Greene County, N.C., April 18, 1819. Colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Mississippi state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1851-53; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; Representative from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; died in office 1864. Died, of apoplexy, in Richmond, Va., February 7, 1864 (age 44 years, 295 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Byron Diman (1795-1865) — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Born in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., August 5, 1795. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Rhode Island, 1839; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1840-42, 1843-46; Governor of Rhode Island, 1846-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1856. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in Bristol, Bristol County, R.I., August 1, 1865 (age 69 years, 361 days). Interment at Juniper Hill Cemetery, Bristol, R.I.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Parish Stone (1813-1865) — of Ohio. Born in Worthington, Hampshire County, Mass., June 28, 1813. U.S. Representative from Ohio 16th District, 1844-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856 (speaker); Ohio treasurer of state, 1857-62. Died, from congestion of the brain, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, August 2, 1865 (age 52 years, 35 days). Original interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio; reinterment in 1888 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Stone and Lora (Parish) Stone; married 1841 to Ann M. Townsend.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Daniel Mace (1811-1867) — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Pickaway County, Ohio, September 5, 1811. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1836; U.S. Attorney for Indiana, 1845-48; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1851-57; postmaster at Lafayette, Ind., 1866-67. Suffered a stroke in 1866, never completely recovered, and became depressed over his condition; killed himself by gunshot, in the post office at Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., July 26, 1867 (age 55 years, 324 days). Interment at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Mace (1775-1842) and Edward Mace (1776-1846).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Shollenberger (1809-1868) — of Hamburg, Berks County, Pa. Born June 9, 1809. Republican. Merchant; postmaster at Hamburg, Pa., 1861-65. Died, apparently from a stroke of apoplexy, in Hamburg, Berks County, Pa., April 21, 1868 (age 58 years, 317 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Hamburg, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Sophia Phillips (1831-1865).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  David Tod (1805-1868) — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio; Brier Hill, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Born near Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, February 21, 1805. Lawyer; postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1833-38; member of Ohio state senate, 1838; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1847-51; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860; Governor of Ohio, 1862-64; defeated (Democratic), 1844, 1846; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1864; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1868. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, November 13, 1868 (age 63 years, 266 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George Tod (1764?-?); grandfather of Edith Tod (who married James Rockwell Sheffield).
  Political family: Tod family of Ohio.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Russell (1827-1869) — of Champaign County, Ohio. Born in Concord Township, Champaign County, Ohio, September 22, 1827. Republican. Champaign County Clerk of Courts, 1854-63; secretary of state of Ohio, 1868-69; elected Ohio state senate 1869, but died before taking office. Methodist. Died, from a stroke, December 16, 1869 (age 42 years, 85 days). Interment at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Russell (1783-1873) and Mary Ann (Miller) Russell (1788-1881); married to Margaret M. Russell (1833-1901).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Delos Rodeyn Ashley (1828-1873) — also known as Delos R. Ashley — of Monterey, Monterey County, Calif.; Virginia City, Storey County, Nev. Born in Arkansas Post, Arkansas County, Ark., February 19, 1828. Republican. Member of California state assembly 3rd District, 1854-56; member of California state senate, 1856-57; California state treasurer, 1862-63; U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1865-69. Died of apoplexy (stroke), in San Francisco, Calif., July 18, 1873 (age 45 years, 149 days). Original interment at Calvary Cemetery (which no longer exists), San Francisco, Calif.; reinterment in 1938 at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) — also known as "The Accidental President" — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Cayuga County, N.Y., January 7, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from New York, 1833-35, 1837-43 (32nd District 1833-35, 1837-41, 38th District 1841-43); candidate for Governor of New York, 1844; New York state comptroller, 1848-49; Vice President of the United States, 1849-50; President of the United States, 1850-53; defeated, 1852, 1856. Unitarian. English ancestry. Died, after a series of strokes, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 8, 1874 (age 74 years, 60 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Fillmore (1771-1863) and Phoebe (Millard) Fillmore (1781-1831); married, February 5, 1826, to Abigail Powers (1798-1853); married, February 10, 1858, to Caroline (Carmichael) McIntosh (1813-1881); third cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, Bela Edgerton, Heman Ticknor, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and Alphonso Alva Hopkins; third cousin twice removed of John Leffingwell Randolph; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); fourth cousin of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of James Kilbourne, Elijah Abel, Samuel Clesson Allen, Greene Carrier Bronson, Willard J. Chapin, Russell Sage and Samuel Lount Kilbourne.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Edward H. Thompson
  Fillmore counties in Minn. and Neb., and Millard County, Utah, are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Millard F. RileyMillard F. McCrayMillard F. ParkerMillard F. DunlapMillard F. VoiesMillard F. CottrellMillard F. VoresMillard F. SaundersMillard F. TawesMillard F. Caldwell, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Millard Fillmore: Robert J. Raybach, Millard Fillmore : Biography of a President — Elbert B. Smith, The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Charles James Brenham (1817-1875) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., November 6, 1817. Mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1851, 1852-53. Died, of apoplexy, in San Francisco, Calif., May 10, 1875 (age 57 years, 185 days). Burial location unknown.
Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) — of Carthage, Moore County, N.C.; Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn. Born in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 29, 1808. Mayor of Greeneville, Tenn., 1830; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1835; member of Tennessee state senate, 1841; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1843-53; Governor of Tennessee, 1853-57, 1862-65; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1857-62, 1875; died in office 1875; Vice President of the United States, 1865; President of the United States, 1865-69; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1868. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. In 1868, was impeached by the House of Representatives; tried and acquitted by the Senate, which voted 35 to 19 (short of the required two-thirds) on three of the eleven articles of impeachment. Died, after a series of strokes, at his daughter's home in Carter County, Tenn., July 31, 1875 (age 66 years, 214 days). Interment at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married, May 17, 1827, to Eliza McCardle; father of Martha Johnson (who married David Trotter Patterson (1818-1891)).
  Cross-reference: Edmund G. Ross — George T. Brown — Christopher G. Memminger — Thomas Overton Moore — John W. Chanler
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Andrew Johnson: Hans L. Trefousse, Andrew Johnson: A Biography — Howard Means, The Avenger Takes His Place: Andrew Johnson and the 45 Days That Changed the Nation — Paul H. Bergeron, Andrew Johnson's Civil War and Reconstruction — Mary Malone, Andrew Johnson (for young readers)
  Critical books about Andrew Johnson: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
Henry Wilson Henry Wilson (1812-1875) — also known as Jeremiah Jones Colbaith — of Natick, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Farmington, Strafford County, N.H., February 16, 1812. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1841-42; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1844-46, 1850-52; delegate to Whig National Convention from Massachusetts, 1848; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1852; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1853; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1853; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1855-73; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1856 ; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1868; Vice President of the United States, 1873-75; died in office 1875. Congregationalist. Died, of a stroke, in the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., November 22, 1875 (age 63 years, 279 days). Interment at Dell Park Cemetery, Natick, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Henry Wilson: Richard H. Abbot, Cobbler in Congress : The Life of Henry Wilson 1812-1875
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) — also known as Oliver P. Morton — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Salisbury, Wayne County, Ind., August 4, 1823. Republican. Circuit judge in Indiana, 1852; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1861; Governor of Indiana, 1861-67; defeated, 1856; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1867-77; died in office 1877; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1872-; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876. His legs were paralyzed after a stroke in 1865; suffered another stroke in 1877, and died soon after, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 1, 1877 (age 54 years, 89 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.; statue at Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Miss.; statue at Statehouse Grounds, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Oliver Hazard Perry
  Relatives: Married, May 15, 1845, to Lucinda Maria Burbank (1825-1907; sister of John Albyne Burbank (1827-1905)); father of John M. Morton.
  Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
  Cross-reference: William R. Holloway
  Morton counties in Kan. and N.Dak. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Charles Magill Conrad (1804-1878) — of Louisiana. Born in Winchester, Va., December 24, 1804. Lawyer; fought a duel and killed his opponent; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1840-42; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1842-43; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1844; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1849-50; U.S. Secretary of War, 1850-53; Delegate from Louisiana to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Louisiana in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Suffered a stroke while testifying in court, and died a few days later, in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 11, 1878 (age 73 years, 49 days). Originally entombed at Girod Street Cemetery (which no longer exists), New Orleans, La.; re-entombed in 1957 at Hope Mausoleum, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Grandnephew by marriage of George Washington (1732-1799).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Washington family; Clay family of Kentucky; DeBruyn-Washington family of Savannah, Georgia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Fitch Allen (1808-1878) — also known as William F. Allen — of Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y. Born in Windham, Windham County, Conn., July 28, 1808. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Oswego County, 1843-44; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1845-47; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1847-67; New York state comptroller, 1868-70; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1870-78; defeated, 1863; died in office 1878. Died, from "congestion of the brain", in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., June 3, 1878 (age 69 years, 310 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abner Harvey Allen and Cynthia (Palmer) Allen; first cousin of Sanford E. Church (1815-1880).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alpheus Starkey Williams (1810-1878) — also known as Alpheus S. Williams — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., September 20, 1810. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; probate judge in Michigan, 1839; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1842; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; postmaster at Detroit, Mich., 1849-53; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1866; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1866-69; U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1875-78; died in office 1878. Suffered a stroke and died in the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., December 21, 1878 (age 68 years, 92 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.; statue erected 1921 at Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Charles Larned (1774?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
Zachariah Chandler Zachariah Chandler (1813-1879) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 10, 1813. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1851-52; Whig candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1852; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1856-60, 1870-72; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1876-79; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1857-75, 1879; died in office 1879; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1875-77; Michigan Republican state chair, 1878-79. Died, from a brain hemorrhage, in his room at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 1, 1879 (age 65 years, 326 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Chandler (1774-1870) and Margaret (Orr) Chandler (1774-1855); married, December 10, 1844, to Letitia Douglass; father of Mary Douglas Chandler (who married Eugene Hale); nephew of John Chandler and Thomas Chandler (1772-1866); grandfather of Frederick Hale; second great-granduncle of Rodney Dennis Chandler; second cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond; second cousin thrice removed of Stuart Edmond Haseltine; third cousin once removed of Gordon Woodbury; third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit.
  Political family: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Charles Albright (1830-1880) — of Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa. Born in Bucks County, Pa., December 13, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860, 1872; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1873-75. Died, of "paralysis" (probably stroke), in Mauch Chunk (now part of Jim Thorpe), Carbon County, Pa., September 28, 1880 (age 49 years, 290 days). Interment at Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eugene Casserly (1820-1883) — of California. Born in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland, November 13, 1820. Democrat. U.S. Senator from California, 1869-73. Died of apoplexy (stroke), in San Francisco, Calif., January 14, 1883 (age 62 years, 62 days). Original interment at Calvary Cemetery (which no longer exists), San Francisco, Calif.; reinterment in 1904 at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick S. Casserly.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Isaiah Rynders (d. 1885) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of the notorious "Five Points Gang" in New York City. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  George W. Chadwick (1825-1885) — of Chadwicks Mills, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Sauquoit, Oneida County, N.Y., June 16, 1825. Republican. President and general manager, Willowvale Bleachery; director, Oneida National Bank; director, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1871, 1874. Episcopalian. Died, from "congestion of the brain" (probably stroke), in Chadwicks Mills, Oneida County, N.Y., December 4, 1885 (age 60 years, 171 days). Interment at Sauquoit Valley Cemetery, Clayville, N.Y.
  James Carroll Robinson (1823-1886) — also known as James C. Robinson — of Marshall, Clark County, Ill. Born near Paris, Edgar County, Ill., August 19, 1823. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1859-65, 1871-75 (7th District 1859-63, 11th District 1863-65, 8th District 1871-73, 12th District 1873-75); candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1864. Died, of "congestion of the brain" (presumably a stroke or cerebral hemorrhage), in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 3, 1886 (age 63 years, 76 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Chester A. Arthur Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886) — also known as Chester A. Arthur; Chester Abell Arthur; "The Gentleman Boss"; "His Accidency"; "Elegant Arthur"; "Our Chet"; "Dude President" — of New York. Born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1870-78; New York Republican state chair, 1879-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880; Vice President of the United States, 1881; President of the United States, 1881-85; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1884. Episcopalian. Member, Loyal Legion; Psi Upsilon; Union League. Died, of Bright's disease and a cerebral hemorrhage, in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 18, 1886 (age 57 years, 44 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.; statue at Madison Square Park, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Arthur (1796-1875) and Malvina (Stone) Arthur (1802-1869); married, October 25, 1859, to Ellen Lewis "Nell" Herndon (1837-1880); fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Franklin Flanders (1816-1896) and Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell.
  Political families: Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Arthur County, Neb. is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Chester A. HeitmanChester Arthur PikeChester A. Johnson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Chester A. Arthur: Thomas C. Reeves, Gentleman Boss : The Life of Chester Alan Arthur — Justus D. Doenecke, The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur — George Frederick Howe, Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics — Zachary Karabell, Chester Alan Arthur — Paul Joseph, Chester Arthur (for young readers)
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Abraham Dowdney (1841-1886) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland, October 31, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; railroad builder; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1885-86; died in office 1886. Catholic. Died, following a stroke, in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1886 (age 45 years, 40 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Carney (1824-1888) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio, August 20, 1824. Republican. Member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1861; Governor of Kansas, 1863-65; mayor of Leavenworth, Kan., 1865. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., July 28, 1888 (age 63 years, 343 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kan.
  Westbrook Devine (1822-1888) — of Eureka Township, Montcalm County, Mich.; Belding, Ionia County, Mich. Born in Ulster County, N.Y., August 4, 1822. Farmer; Montcalm County Register of Deeds, 1851-54; Montcalm County Prosecuting Attorney, 1855; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1863-66. Stricken with paralysis, and died almost a year later, in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., September 13, 1888 (age 66 years, 40 days). Interment at Portland Cemetery, Portland, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, January 27, 1845, to Elizabeth Roosa (1852-1908).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harrison Eaton (1817-1889) — of Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 9, 1817. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Amherst, 1873-74, 1885; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1877-78. Congregationalist. Died, of paralytic shock (stroke), in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 9, 1889 (age 71 years, 90 days). Interment at Meadow View Cemetery, Amherst, N.H.
  Relatives: Married, August 4, 1840, to Lucy Putnam Hartshorn (1818-1843); married, December 13, 1846, to Laura Ann Wheeler (1822-1878).
  Edward Alysworth Perry (1831-1889) — also known as Edward A. Perry — of Florida. Born March 15, 1831. General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Governor of Florida, 1885-89. Died, of a stroke, at Kerrville, Kerr County, Tex., October 15, 1889 (age 58 years, 214 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
Samuel B. Churchill Samuel Bullitt Churchill (1812-1890) — also known as Samuel B. Churchill — of St. Louis, Mo.; Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 6, 1812. Lawyer; newspaper editor; postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1842-45; member of Missouri state senate, 1858; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1860; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1867-71, 1879-80. Episcopalian. Died, from "brain congestion", in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 14, 1890 (age 77 years, 159 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Churchill (1779-1863) and Abigail Pope (Oldham) Churchill (1789-1854); married, June 25, 1836, to Amelia Chouteau Walker (1818-1906); first cousin four times removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734-1797) and Arthur Lee; second cousin twice removed of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; third cousin thrice removed of George Washington; fourth cousin once removed of Francis Preston Blair Lee.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Lincoln-Lee family; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Image source: Kentucky Secretary of State
  Levin Woolford (1819-1890) — of Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md. Born near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Somerset County Circuit Court Clerk, 1851-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1860; Maryland state comptroller, 1870-78; Maryland state tax commissioner, 1878-90; banker. Episcopalian. Died of a stroke, in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., September 30, 1890 (age about 71 years). Interment at St. Andrew's Churchyard, Princess Anne, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John Woolford and Ann Irving (Gillis) Woolford; married to Miss Atkinson and Annie E. Waters.
  Jeremiah Grinnell (1843-1892) — also known as Jerry Grinnell — of Kasson, Dodge County, Minn. Born in Lapeer County, Mich., November 21, 1843. Republican. Druggist; jeweler; Dodge County Auditor; member of Minnesota state senate 13th District, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Kasson, Dodge County, Minn., January 24, 1892 (age 48 years, 64 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Mantorville, Minn.
  Relatives: Married, May 11, 1869, to Alice Turner (died 1871); married, September 1, 1874, to Mary E. Kneeland.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  David W. Patterson (c.1813-1892) — of Lancaster County, Pa. Born about 1813. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1847; Lancaster County District Attorney, 1853; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1872; Lancaster County Associate Judge, 1874-92. Died, of "paralysis" (probably a stroke), February 21, 1892 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
Edwards Pierrepont Edwards Pierrepont (1817-1892) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 4, 1817. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1857-60; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1875-76; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1876-77. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1892 (age 75 years, 2 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: Library of Congress
  John Wilkerson Kendall (1834-1892) — also known as John W. Kendall — of West Liberty, Morgan County, Ky. Born in Morgan County, Ky., June 26, 1834. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1867-71; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 10th District, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Stricken with apoplexy, and died later that day, in Washington, D.C., March 7, 1892 (age 57 years, 255 days). Interment at Barber Cemetery, West Liberty, Ky.
  Relatives: Father of Joseph Morgan Kendall (1863-1933).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel W. Taylor (1833-1892) — of Washington, D.C.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1833. Merchant; Prominent in Washington local politics. Died, from apoplexy, in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 31, 1892 (age 59 years, 171 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Lucius Manlius Merritt (1824-1893) — also known as L. M. Merritt — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., July 22, 1824. Vice-Consul for Argentina in Pensacola, Fla., 1870-88. Member, Odd Fellows. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died four days later, in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., January 14, 1893 (age 68 years, 176 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Augustus A. Brush (d. 1894) — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1867-68; Warden, Sing Sing prison, 1880-91. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died one week later, in Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, N.Y., March 29, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Hatton (1846-1894) — of Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa. Born in Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, April 28, 1846. Republican. Newspaper editor; U.S. Postmaster General, 1884-85. Died, from a stroke, in his office at the Washington Post, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1894 (age 48 years, 2 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Amos Chafee Barstow (1813-1894) — also known as Amos Barstow — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 30, 1813. Whig. Manufacturer; founder, Barstow Stove Company; president, City National Bank of Providence; president, Mechanics Savings Bank; president, Providence Gas Company; president, Mechanics Mutual Fire Insurance Company; co-owner, Providence Warehouse Company; mayor of Providence, R.I., 1852-53; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1860; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1870-71. Congregationalist. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Providence, Providence County, R.I., September 5, 1894 (age 81 years, 128 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Barstow and Sophia (Chafee) Barstow; married, May 28, 1834, to Emeline Mumford Eames (1810-1900).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Lucas Corbett (1826-1895) — also known as William L. Corbett — of Clarion, Clarion County, Pa. Born in Clarion, Clarion County, Pa., February 12, 1826. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1868; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1873; member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1877-78; district judge in Pennsylvania 18th District, 1885. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died two weeks later, in Clarion, Clarion County, Pa., February 5, 1895 (age 68 years, 358 days). Interment at Clarion Cemetery, Clarion, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac B. Corbett (1783-1842) and Margaret (Lucas) Corbett (1785-1848); married 1852 to Rosa A. Jones (1831-1905); father of Don Carlos Corbett; first cousin twice removed of Homer Eugene Corbett and Robert James Corbett (1905-1971).
  Political family: Corbett family of Pennsylvania.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adam Badeau (1831-1895) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 29, 1831. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consul General in London, 1870-81; Havana, 1882-84; author; historian. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Ridgewood, Bergen County, N.J., March 19, 1895 (age 63 years, 80 days). Interment at Dutch Reformed Churchyard, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Badeau.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Louis O'Sullivan (1813-1895) — also known as John L. O'Sullivan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born, of American parents, in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Gibraltar, November 15, 1813. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1841-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1844; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Portugal, 1854; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1854-58. Episcopalian; later Catholic. Cofounder and editor of The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, a journal that published the works of Emerson, Hawthorne and Whitman, as well as political essays on Jacksonian Democracy, 1837-46. Early advocate in 1840s for abolition of the death penalty. Invented the term "manifest destiny" to explain and justify the westward expansion of the United States. Took part in the failed expedition of Narcisco Lopez to take Cuba from Spanish rule; as a result, was charged in federal court in New York with violation of the Neutrality Act; tried and acquitted in March 1852. Died, of influenza and the effects of an earlier stroke, in a residential hotel in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1895 (age 81 years, 129 days). Interment at Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Staten Island, N.Y.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Falconer Wilson (1828-1895) — also known as James F. Wilson; "Jefferson Jim" — of Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, October 19, 1828. Republican. Delegate to Iowa state constitutional convention 6th District, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1888; member of Iowa state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1861-69; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1883-95. Died, from paralysis of the brain, in Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, April 22, 1895 (age 66 years, 185 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Jewett (1832-1916).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  André Louis Bagger (1846-1895) — also known as André L. Bagger — of Washington, D.C. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1846. Fought on the German side in the Franco-Prussian War, 1870; patent attorney; during a controversy with D.C. Governor Alexander R. Shepherd, challenged him to a duel, but nothing came of it; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Washington, D.C., 1886-95; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Washington, D.C., 1887-95. Danish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, reportedly from apoplexy, in his room at the DeWitt House hotel, Ocean Grove, Monmouth County, N.J., May 23, 1895 (age about 48 years). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Forrester Andrew (1850-1895) — also known as John F. Andrew — of Massachusetts. Born in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass., November 26, 1850. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-82; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1884-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1886; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1889-93; defeated (Democratic), 1892. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 30, 1895 (age 44 years, 185 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Albion Andrew (1818-1867); brother of Henry Hersey Andrew; married, October 11, 1883, to Harriet Bayard Thayer (1853-1891); second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pickering; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence and John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman.
  Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luzon Burritt Morris (1827-1895) — also known as Luzon B. Morris — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., April 16, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1855-56, 1870, 1876, 1880-81; probate judge in Connecticut, 1857-63; member of Connecticut state senate 4th District, 1874; Governor of Connecticut, 1893-95; defeated, 1888, 1890. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), August 22, 1895 (age 68 years, 128 days). Interment at Zoar Cemetery, Newtown, Conn.
  Relatives: Father of Helen Harrison Morris (who married of Arthur Twining Hadley (1856-1930; president of Yale University, 1899-1921)) and Charles Gould Morris (1871-1961).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph N. Belden (c.1836-1896) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn.; Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn. Born about 1836. Candidate for U.S. Congress and State Senate on Populist and Prohibition tickets. Died, probably from a stroke, in Trumbull, Fairfield County, Conn., April 15, 1896 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  James Ballantine (1855-1896) — of Andes, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., January 27, 1855. Republican. Butter merchant; dry goods merchant; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1890; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1891; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1896; died in office 1896. Seized with a paralytic fit and died, in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., May 4, 1896 (age 41 years, 98 days). Interment at Andes Cemetery, Andes, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Duncan Ballantine and Nancy (Hunting) Ballantine; married to Mary Kate Shaw (1856-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William E. Hill (1835-1897) — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., 1835. Republican. Sawmill operator; sawmill equipment manufacturer; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1890, 1892-93; appointed 1892. Swedenborgian. Died, from apoplexy, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich., October 18, 1897 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Henry Elisha Martin (1847-1898) — of Menominee, Menominee County, Mich.; Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis.; Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., May 4, 1847. Lumber business; mayor of Stevens Point, Wis., 1889. Presbyterian. Died, from congestion of the brain, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., March 26, 1898 (age 50 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Alwyn Martin and Laura Ann (Jillson) Martin; married, June 18, 1874, to Lizzie Blanche Hildreth.
Claude Matthews Claude Matthews (1845-1898) — of Indiana. Born in Bath County, Ky., December 14, 1845. Democrat. Farmer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1876; secretary of state of Indiana, 1891-93; Governor of Indiana, 1893-97. Suffered a stroke while making a speech in Veedersburg, Ind., and died three days later, April 28, 1898 (age 52 years, 135 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Clinton, Ind.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of James Whitcomb (1795-1852).
  Political family: Whitcomb-Matthews family of Ohio.
  The town of Matthews, Indiana, is named for him.
  Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
  Ebenezer Wilson Poe (1846-1898) — also known as Ebenezer W. Poe — of Ohio. Born in Ayersville, Defiance County, Ohio, November 11, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Ohio auditor of state, 1888-96. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), on June 19, 1898 (age 51 years, 220 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George L. Poe and Jane (Wilson) Poe.
  Samuel Petitt Oyler (1819-1898) — of Franklin, Johnson County, Ind. Born in Hawkhurst, Kent, England, August 26, 1819. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state senate, 1865-67; defeated, 1860; circuit judge in Indiana, 1869-70. Universalist. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Grand Army of the Republic. Led the charge at Missionary Ridge, Georgia, November 25, 1863. Died, of a stroke, at Franklin, Johnson County, Ind., September 6, 1898 (age 79 years, 11 days). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, Ind.
  John Dozier Broome (d. 1898) — also known as John D. Broome — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla.; Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Lawyer; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention, 1885; circuit judge in Florida, 1887-98; died in office 1898. Died, apparently due to a stroke and Bright's disease, in Sewanee, Franklin County, Tenn., November 4, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Emilius Broome (1808-1883); brother of James E. Broome.
  Political family: Broome family of Quincy and DeLand, Florida.
Denis M. Hurley Denis Michael Hurley (1843-1899) — also known as Denis M. Hurley — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Limerick, Ireland, March 14, 1843. Republican. Carpenter; building contractor; candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1881; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1895-99; defeated, 1898; died in office 1899. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Union League. Suffered a stroke of paralysis on November 10, 1898, and died three months later, in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., February 26, 1899 (age 55 years, 349 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Frederick William Mackey Holliday (1828-1899) — of Virginia. Born in Winchester, Va., February 22, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; wounded in battle and lost his right arm; Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; Governor of Virginia, 1878-82. Suffered a stroke, and died two weeks later, in Winchester, Va., May 29, 1899 (age 71 years, 96 days). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Va.
  Relatives: Son of R. J. Holliday and Mary Catherine (Taylor) Holliday.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Hamilton Merrill (1846-1900) — also known as James H. Merrill — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., February 9, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1899-1900; died in office 1900. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 27, 1900 (age 54 years, 138 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of James B. Merrill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John M. Morton (1846-1900) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Indiana, April 16, 1846. U.S. Consul in Honolulu, 1879-80; U.S. Consul General in Honolulu, as of 1880; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1881. Died, from apoplexy, in St. Paul, Aleutians West census area, Alaska, July 15, 1900 (age 54 years, 90 days). Interment somewhere in St. Paul, Alaska; cenotaph at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877) and Lucinda Maria (Burbank) Morton (1825-1907); married to Hattie May Brown (1848-1912); nephew of John Albyne Burbank.
  Political family: Burbank-Morton-Kibbey-Cunningham family of Indiana.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Arthur Sewall Arthur Sewall (1835-1900) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, November 25, 1835. Democrat. Shipbuilder; part owner of the Bath Iron Works; president, Maine Central Railroad; director for other railroads; president, Bath National Bank; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1876, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee), 1888; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1888-96; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1896. Swedenborgian. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy and died three days later, in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine, September 5, 1900 (age 64 years, 284 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Dunning Sewall (1797-1877) and Rachel Allen (Trufant) Sewall (1797-1876); married to Emma Duncan Crooker (1836-1919); father of Harold Marsh Sewall; grandfather of Arthur Sewall, Loyall Farragut Sewall, Sumner Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; first cousin of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); first cousin twice removed of Chase Mellen, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Sewall; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Homan Manley.
  Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Henry Rutgers Beekman (1845-1900) — also known as Henry R. Beekman — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 8, 1845. Lawyer; New York City Park Commissioner, 1885-87; president, New York City Board of Aldermen, 1887-88; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1888-89; superior court judge in New York, 1895; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Dutch ancestry. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1900 (age 55 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Beekman and Catharine A. Beekman; married 1870 to Isabella Lawrence.
Hiram Rhodes Revels Hiram Rhodes Revels (1827-1901) — of Natchez, Adams County, Miss. Born in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., September 27, 1827. Republican. Minister; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Mississippi state senate, 1870; U.S. Senator from Mississippi, 1870-71; secretary of state of Mississippi, 1873. African Methodist Episcopal. African and Lumbee Indian ancestry. First Black member of the U.S. Senate. Died, from a stroke, while attending a church conference, in Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss., January 16, 1901 (age 73 years, 111 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Revels; married to Phoebe Bass (1833-1901).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
  Albert Duane Shaw (1841-1901) — also known as Albert D. Shaw — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Born in Lyme town, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 21, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1867; U.S. Consul in Toronto, as of 1868-78; Manchester, 1878-85; U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1900-01; died in office 1901. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, probably of apoplexy, in his room at the Riggs House hotel, Washington, D.C., February 10, 1901 (age 59 years, 51 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Pickering Glazier (1841-1901) — also known as George P. Glazier — of Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Boston, Erie County, N.Y., April 5, 1841. Republican. Druggist; banker; farmer. Stricken with paralysis, and died six hours later, in Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich., March 5, 1901 (age 59 years, 334 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Chelsea, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Glazier and Anna Maria Glazier; married, May 12, 1861, to Emily Jane Stimson (1841-1927); father of Frank Porter Glazier (1862-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
John P. Altgeld John Peter Altgeld (1847-1902) — also known as John P. Altgeld — of Andrew County, Mo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Hesse, Germany, December 30, 1847. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Andrew County State's Attorney, 1875; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1884; superior court judge in Illinois, 1886-91; Governor of Illinois, 1893-97; Independent candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1899. German ancestry. Pardoned the surviving protesters of the Haymarket incident in Chicago, and refused to send troops against the Pullman railway strikers. These actions were not popular at the time, and he never won another election. As he finished a speech at the Joliet Opera House, he suffered a stroke, was carried across the street to the Hotel Monroe, and died the next morning, in Joliet, Will County, Ill., March 12, 1902 (age 54 years, 72 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.; statue at Lincoln Park, Chicago, Ill.
  Altgeld Gardens Homes (built 1944-45), a public housing complex in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902
  George W. Fant (1829-1903) — of Anderson Court House, Anderson District (now Anderson, Anderson County), S.C. Born in Belton, Anderson County, S.C., January 19, 1829. Democrat. Postmaster at Anderson Court House, S.C., 1856-66; stationery store owner. Died, following a stroke of paralysis, in Anderson, Anderson County, S.C., April 8, 1903 (age 74 years, 79 days). Interment at Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Fant (1803-1880) and Margaret Fant (1804-1874); married to Mira Williamson (1835-1896); grandfather of Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr. (1893-1964).
  Political family: Cochran-Fant family of Anderson, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Jefferson McLain, Jr. (1835-1903) — also known as Thomas J. McLain, Jr. — Born in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, 1835. U.S. Consul in Nassau, as of 1884. Died, following a paralytic stroke, in Nassau, Bahamas, October 4, 1903 (age about 68 years). Interment at Western Cemetery, Nassau, Bahamas.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Lawrence Blair (1854-1904) — also known as James L. Blair — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., April 2, 1854. Lawyer; president, St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners, 1884; general counsel, St. Louis World's Fair (Louisiana Purchase Exposition), 1901-03; indicted in December, 1903, for forgery of two deeds of trust to obtain a loan from an estate he managed. Member, American Bar Association; Loyal Legion; Sons of the Revolution. Died, either from suicide (which he had attempted at least twice before) or from "congestion of the brain", in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., January 16, 1904 (age 49 years, 289 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and Apolline Agatha (Alexander) Blair (1828-1908); nephew of Montgomery Blair; grandson of Francis Preston Blair; great-grandson of James Blair; first cousin of Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; first cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee; first cousin twice removed of Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of John Eager Howard; third cousin once removed of William Julian Albert and Joseph Wingate Folk; third cousin twice removed of George Howard, Benjamin Chew Howard and Carey Estes Kefauver; third cousin thrice removed of George Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Nicholas; fourth cousin of Talbot Jones Albert and Ethel Gist Cantrill (1876-1954).
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
George K. Nash George Kilborn Nash (1842-1904) — also known as George K. Nash — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in York Township, Medina County, Ohio, August 14, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-74; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1876; Ohio state attorney general, 1880-83; defeated, 1877; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1883-85; Governor of Ohio, 1900-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1900. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died, of apoplexy, in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 28, 1904 (age 62 years, 75 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Nash and Electa (Branch) Nash.
  Image source: Representative Men of Ohio, 1900-03
  William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (1837-1904) — also known as William C. P. Breckinridge — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1837. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1876, 1880; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1885-95; defeated (Gold Democratic), 1896. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. In 1894, he was successfully sued for breach of promise by a former mistress; he acknowledged the affair, affair, but the scandal ended his political career. Died, of apoplexy, in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., November 18, 1904 (age 67 years, 82 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge and Ann Sophonisba (Preston) Breckinridge (1803-1844); brother of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr.; married, March 17, 1859, to Lucretia Hart Clay (1839-1860; daughter of Thomas Hart Clay); married, September 19, 1861, to Issa Desha (1843-1892; granddaughter of Joseph Desha); married to Louisa Rucks (Scott) Wing (1845-1920); father of Desha Breckinridge; nephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; uncle of Levin Irving Handy and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; grandnephew of James Patton Preston; granduncle of John Bayne Breckinridge; great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of Valentine Wood Southall, Edward Carrington Cabell, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Earle Cabell; third cousin of John William Leftwich and Stephen Valentine Southall.
  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).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edgar Weeks (1839-1904) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., August 3, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Macomb County Prosecuting Attorney; probate judge in Michigan, 1870-76; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1899-1903; defeated, 1884, 1902. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, from apoplexy, in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., December 17, 1904 (age 65 years, 136 days). Interment at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Weeks (1803-1892) and Laura (Bingham) Weeks (1818-1904); married, July 26, 1867, to Mary F. Campbell (1845-1933); father of John A. Weeks; third cousin twice removed of Nathan Read; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams and Timothy Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of Bela Edgerton, Heman Ticknor (1792-1864), Harrison Blodget, Rufus Heaton, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, John Ogden Bigelow and Irving Hall Chase.
  Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Edgar Sanborn (1860-1905) — also known as Charles E. Sanborn — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass.; Marblehead, Essex County, Mass. Born in Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 29, 1860. Partner in Chase & Sanborn (co-founded by his father in 1862), coffee roasters and importers; Consul for Costa Rica in Boston, Mass., 1889-96. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, at the Hotel Tudor on Beacon Streeet, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 27, 1905 (age 44 years, 273 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of James Solomon Sanborn and Harriet N. (Small) Sanborn; married, August 1, 1887, to Florence A. Blazo (1858-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Lighthipe (1824-1905) — of Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., October 11, 1824. Hat maker and manufacturer of hat-forming machines; director, Morris and Essex Railroad; director, American Insurance Company of Newark; organizer, Citizens Gas Company of Newark; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1864-65. Episcopalian. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died two years later, in Orange, Essex County, N.J., February 14, 1905 (age 80 years, 126 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Cullen Bryant (1849-1905) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 1, 1849. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Brooklyn Fire Commissioner, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Union League. Died, of apoplexy, in Dr. Cooley's Sanitarium, Plainfield, Union County, N.J., February 15, 1905 (age 55 years, 198 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1872 to Julia M. Peters (died 1887); married, June 3, 1889, to Mary Whiting Peters (1868-1904).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Cooper (1824-1905) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1824. Democrat. Early manufacturer of wrought iron; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860, 1876, 1880, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1879-80. Died, of an apoplectic stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 25, 1905 (age 80 years, 122 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Cooper; brother of Sarah Amelia Cooper (who married Abram Stevens Hewitt (1822-1903)); married 1863 to Cornelia Redmond (1829-1894); father of Edith Cooper (1854-1916; who married Lloyd Stephens Bryce).
  Political family: Cooper-Ashley family of New York City, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Edward O'Hara (1844-1905) — of North Carolina. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1844. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1868-69; delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1875; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1883-87; defeated, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1884. African ancestry. Died of a stroke, September 15, 1905 (age 61 years, 201 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, New Bern, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Lewis Lebus Lewis Martin Lebus (1834-1905) — also known as Lewis Lebus — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio, 1834. Republican. School teacher; farmer; Harrison County Sheriff; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 31, 1905 (age about 71 years). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Seraphin Le Bus and Anne Le Bus; married, January 12, 1860, to Martha Cole Garnett (1837-1918); father of Orie LeBus; grandfather of Clarence Prentice Lebus and Frazer Dunlap LeBus (1897-1962); granduncle of William Frank Lebus, Jr..
  Political family: Lebus family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians (1912)
  John G. Peene (d. 1905) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Steamboat business; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1894-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1896. Died, of apoplexy, as he supervised unloading of barges, in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., November 28, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. Joseph Peene.
  George Anderson Mercer (1835-1907) — also known as George A. Mercer — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., 1835. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1870; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892. Episcopalian. Died from "congestion of the brain" (probably a stroke), in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., October 23, 1907 (age about 72 years). Interment at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of Cyrus Griffin (1748-1810).
  Newton Edmunds (1819-1908) — of Yankton, Yankton County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.). Born in Hartland, Niagara County, N.Y., May 31, 1819. Republican. Governor of Dakota Territory, 1863-66; member of Republican National Committee from Dakota Territory, 1866-70; member Dakota territorial council, 1879-80. Died, following a series of paralytic strokes, in Yankton, Yankton County, S.Dak., February 13, 1908 (age 88 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  Edmunds County, S.Dak. is named for him.
  Edwin Bird Allen (1836-1908) — also known as Edwin B. Allen — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Oberlin, Lorain County, Ohio, March 7, 1836. Republican. Physician; Sedgwick County Coroner, 1870-71; mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1871-72; member of Kansas state house of representatives, 1872-76, 1883-84; secretary of state of Kansas, 1885-89. Member, Freemasons. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in the State Hospital for Insane, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., March 31, 1908 (age 72 years, 24 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Brother of Joseph P. Allen (1839-1903).
  Henry Martin Daniel (1829-1908) — also known as Henry M. Daniel — of Fillmore County, Minn.; North Yamhill, Yamhill County, Ore. Born in Danville, Va., March 26, 1829. Democrat. Sawmill and grist mill owner; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1873. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died four days later, in McMinnville, Yamhill County, Ore., December 16, 1908 (age 79 years, 265 days). Interment at Masonic Cemetery, McMinnville, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of William Daniel and Lucinda (Miller) Daniel; married, September 9, 1851, to Sarah A. Driskell; first cousin of John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910).
  Political family: Daniel family of Lynchburg, Virginia.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Charles Henderson Yoakum (1849-1909) — also known as C. H. Yoakum — of Emory, Rains County, Tex.; Greenville, Hunt County, Tex.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Tehuacana, Lincoln County (now Limestone County), Tex., July 10, 1849. Lawyer; Rains County Prosecuting Attorney, 1876; District Attorney 8th District, 1886-90; member of Texas state senate 5th District, 1893-94; U.S. Representative from Texas 3rd District, 1895-97. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex., January 1, 1909 (age 59 years, 175 days). Interment at Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Amos Poynter (1848-1909) — also known as William A. Poynter — of Albion, Boone County, Neb. Born May 29, 1848. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1885; member of Nebraska state senate, 1891; Governor of Nebraska, 1899-1901. While making a speech, in the Nebraska State Capitol, was stricken by apoplexy, and died soon after, in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., April 5, 1909 (age 60 years, 311 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  William Insco Buchanan (1853-1909) — also known as William I. Buchanan — of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio; Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born near Covington, Miami County, Ohio, September 10, 1853. U.S. Minister to Argentina, 1894-99; Panama, 1903-04. Collapsed and died, apparently from a stroke, on a sidewalk at Park Lane, London, England, October 17, 1909 (age 56 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1878 to Lulu Williams.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Charles Nitze (1830-1909) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, August 18, 1830. Banker; Vice-Consul for Russia in Baltimore, Md., 1879-1900. German ancestry. Died, from a stroke of paralysis, in Roland Park, Baltimore, Md., October 21, 1909 (age 79 years, 64 days). Interment at Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bradley Barlow Smalley (1835-1909) — also known as Bradley B. Smalley — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt., November 26, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; clerk, U.S. District Court for Vermont, 1861-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1872, 1876 (speaker), 1880; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Burlington, 1874, 1878; member of Democratic National Committee from Vermont, 1876-80; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1885-88. Episcopalian. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, November 6, 1909 (age 73 years, 345 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Laura (Barlow) Smalley (1809-1879) and David Allen Smalley (1809-1877); married to Caroline Maria Baxter (1837-1915).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Payson Allen (1839-1909) — also known as Edward P. Allen — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Sharon, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 28, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney, 1873-74; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1877-80; defeated, 1902; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1880-81, 1899-1900; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1887-91; defeated, 1884, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1899-1903; appointed 1899. Died, from apoplexy (stroke), in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 25, 1909 (age 70 years, 28 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Allen and Eliza (Merwin) Allen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nathaniel Barnes (1847-1910) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Born in Somerset, Perry County, Ohio, November 9, 1847. Republican. Coffee broker; mayor of Kansas City, Kan., 1893-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896; postmaster at Kansas City, Kan., 1897-1902. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., February 11, 1910 (age 62 years, 94 days). Interment at Huron Indian Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Weaver Barnes and Chrislann (Vanatta) Barnes.
  Charles Melton Jones (1829-1910) — also known as C. M. Jones — of Emerson, Bartow County, Ga. Born in DeKalb County, Ga., July 29, 1829. DeKalb County Sheriff; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Georgia state legislature, 1882; Populist candidate for Georgia state treasurer, 1895. Methodist. Member, United Confederate Veterans; Freemasons. Died, after a series of strokes, in Emerson, Bartow County, Ga., June 25, 1910 (age 80 years, 331 days). Interment at Emerson Cemetery, Emerson, Ga.
  Henry Barrett Crosby (1815-1910) — also known as Henry B. Crosby; "Father of Paterson Parks" — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., April 13, 1815. Republican. Grocer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died, in Oakland, Bergen County, N.J., September 25, 1910 (age 95 years, 165 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Watson Crosby (1776-1859) and Desire (Bangs) Crosby; married to Harriet Rogers (1839-1916); third cousin once removed of David Sears; fourth cousin once removed of David Kidder (1787-1860).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Annesley Barksdale (1835-1910) — also known as George Barksdale — of Richmond, Va. Born in Amelia County, Va., January 3, 1835. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Vice-Consul for Argentina in Richmond, Va., 1872-88; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Richmond, Va., 1892-1907; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Richmond, Va., 1900-07. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Albemarle County, Va., November 19, 1910 (age 75 years, 320 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Jones Barksdale (1794-1859) and Marianna Elizabeth (Tabb) Barksdale (1796-1856); married, January 18, 1860, to Elise Florence Warwick (1840-1880); married 1882 to Edmonia Carter Powers (1847-1918); second cousin of William Barksdale (1821-1863) and Ethelbert Barksdale; second cousin once removed of William Randolph Barksdale and Champe Terrell Barksdale; second cousin twice removed of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale; third cousin twice removed of Allen Arnold Barksdale and Randolph Hunter Barksdale.
  Political family: Barksdale family of Virginia.
  Epitaph: "Of Whom The World Was Not Worthy."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Martin Nevius (1841-1911) — also known as Henry M. Nevius — of Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Freehold, Monmouth County, N.J., January 30, 1841. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Monmouth County, 1888-90. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Wounded several times during the Civil War and lost his left arm. Died, of a stroke, January 30, 1911 (age 70 years, 0 days). Interment at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, N.J.
  John Frank Wilson (1846-1911) — also known as John F. Wilson — of Arkansas; Arizona. Born near Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., May 7, 1846. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1877; state court judge in Arizona, 1893; Arizona territory attorney general, 1896; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1899. Died, probably from apoplexy, in the Prescott Hotel, Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., April 7, 1911 (age 64 years, 335 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Ariz.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Juan Luis Borras (1854-1911) — also known as Juan L. Borras; John L. Borras — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Barcelona, Spain, October 5, 1854. Consul for Venezuela in Pensacola, Fla., 1883-1906; Vice-Consul for Spain in Pensacola, Fla., 1886-98, 1900-11; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Pensacola, Fla., 1889-1901; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Pensacola, Fla., 1902-07. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Died, probably from a stroke, in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 24, 1911 (age 56 years, 323 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Relatives: Married 1879 to Rosina Bauer (1857-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Norman J. Colman Norman Jay Colman (1827-1911) — also known as Norman J. Colman — of New Albany, Floyd County, Ind.; St. Louis, Mo. Born near Richfield Springs, Otsego County, N.Y., May 16, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1875-77; defeated, 1868; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1889. Member, Freemasons. Editor and publisher of an agricultural newspaper. Died, of apoplexy, in St. Louis, Mo., November 3, 1911 (age 84 years, 171 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hamilton Colman and Nancy (Sprague) Colman; married 1851 to Clara Porter (died 1863); married 1866 to Catherine 'Kate' Wright (died 1897).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
  Thomas Francis Gilroy (1840-1911) — also known as Thomas F. Gilroy — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland, June 3, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (alternate), 1896; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1893-94. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from apoplexy, in Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 1, 1911 (age 71 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Frances E. Gilroy (daughter-in-law of Edward Augustin Maher (1843?-?)).
  See also Wikipedia article
  David Greenlie (1867-1911) — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1867. Republican. Shipbuilder; mayor of Passaic, N.J., 1904-07. Christian Reformed. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died, from apoplexy, in his room at the Northwestern Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 16, 1911 (age about 44 years). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Powell Greenlie (1833-1900) and Georgina Cameron (Ireland) Greenlie (1837-1928); married to Mattie Ora Pierson (1868-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Noble Adam (1842-1912) — also known as James N. Adam — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Peebles, Scotland, March 1, 1842. Democrat. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1906-09. Presbyterian. Scottish ancestry. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, while visiting his successor's office in Buffalo City Hall, and died the next day, in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., February 9, 1912 (age 69 years, 345 days). Interment at St. Cuthbert's Churchyard, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Adam and Isabella (Borthwick) Adam; married, January 9, 1872, to Margaret L. Paterson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Brooks Sorsby (1858-1912) — also known as William B. Sorsby — of Clinton, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Mississippi, 1858. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1896; U.S. Consul in San Juan del Norte, as of 1899; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1902-08. Suffered a stroke of paralysis in 1908, and died from complications, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 26, 1912 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  George Frederick Stone (1836-1912) — also known as George F. Stone — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., April 24, 1836. Flour dealer; president, Boston Corn Exchange, 1872; secretary, Chicago Board of Trade, 1884-1912; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Chicago, Ill., 1897-1901; Consul-General for Central America in Chicago, Ill., 1897-98; Consul-General for Honduras in Chicago, Ill., 1899-1901; Consul-General for Nicaragua in Chicago, Ill., 1899-1901. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, was partially paralyzed, and died two months later, in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., June 21, 1912 (age 76 years, 58 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Stone (1805-1875) and Eliza (Atkins) Stone (1809-1890); married, June 26, 1861, to Julia Sophia Spaulding (born 1839); second great-grandnephew of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); first cousin thrice removed of Roger Griswold; first cousin six times removed of Roger Wolcott; second cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin five times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; third cousin once removed of Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, John William Allen and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); third cousin twice removed of John Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin and Zina Hyde, Jr.; fourth cousin of Joseph H. Elmer and Dennis D. Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg, George Griswold Sill (1829-1907), George Buckingham Beecher and Selden Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Jeff Davis Jefferson Davis (1862-1913) — also known as Jeff Davis — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little River County, Ark., May 6, 1862. Democrat. Arkansas state attorney general, 1899-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900, 1904, 1912; Governor of Arkansas, 1901-07; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1907-13; died in office 1913; in December 1907, it was disclosed that he had hired his own daughters for two positions on his Senate staff; the scandal discredited him and ended his influence in the Senate. Died, from apoplexy, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 3, 1913 (age 50 years, 242 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Presumably named for: Jefferson Davis
  Relatives: Son of Lewis W. Davis and Mary Davis; married 1882 to Ina McKenzie; married 1911 to Leila Carter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
  Alfred James Brown (1856-1913) — of Colorado. Born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., March 23, 1856. Physician; druggist; member of Colorado state legislature, 1890. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died, of cerebral apoplexy, at his drugstore in Higbee, Randolph County, Mo., February 17, 1913 (age 56 years, 331 days). Interment at Eel River Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of David Brown.
  Herbert Warren Ladd (1843-1913) — also known as Herbert W. Ladd — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., October 15, 1843. Newspaper reporter; dry goods merchant; Governor of Rhode Island, 1889-90, 1891-92. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Butler Hospital, Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 29, 1913 (age 70 years, 45 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Ladd and Lucy Washburn (Kingman) Ladd; married, May 25, 1870, to Emma Burrows.
  Ladd Observatory, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph William Craven (1854-1913) — also known as Joseph W. Craven — of Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn. Born in Milford, Penobscot County, Maine, March 19, 1854. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 37th District, 1891-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1904; candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1904, 1910. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), with contributory arteriosclerosis, in Norwood (now part of Norwood Young America), Carver County, Minn., December 21, 1913 (age 59 years, 277 days). Interment at Catholic Church Cemetery, Norwood Young America, Minn.
  Relatives: Uncle of Thomas David Craven (1900-1961).
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Peter E. Hanson (1845-1914) — of Litchfield, Meeker County, Minn. Born in Voldsjo, Sweden, June 12, 1845. Member of Minnesota state senate 39th District, 1895-98; secretary of state of Minnesota, 1901-07. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., February 11, 1914 (age 68 years, 244 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Robert Nall Bodine (1837-1914) — also known as Robert N. Bodine — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo. Born near Paris, Monroe County, Mo., December 17, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1887-90; U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1897-99. Died, following a stroke of paralysis, in Paris, Monroe County, Mo., March 16, 1914 (age 76 years, 89 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Paris, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Addison Bodine and Mary Moriah (Gore) Bodine (1821-1902); married to Lucy Robinson (1843-1916).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Byrns (1848-1914) — of Jefferson County, Mo. Born in Jefferson County, Mo., March 4, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jefferson County, 1877-78; member of Missouri state senate 26th District, 1879-82; member of Missouri Democratic State Central Committee, 1886-88; U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1891-93. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo., July 9, 1914 (age 66 years, 127 days). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Byrns and Margaret (Bowles) Byrns.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Austin Connolly (1843-1914) — also known as James A. Connolly — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., March 8, 1843. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1873-76; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1876-85, 1889-93; U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1886. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, of cerebral hemorrhage, in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., December 15, 1914 (age 71 years, 282 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William Connolly and Margaret (Maguire) Connolly; married, February 9, 1862, to Mary Dunn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Nelson W. Aldrich Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (1841-1915) — also known as Nelson W. Aldrich; "General Manager of the United States" — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Foster, Providence County, R.I., November 6, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; grocer; director, Roger Williams Bank; president, First National Bank of Providence; trustee, Providence, Hartford and Fishkill Railroad; organizer and president, United Traction and Electric Company; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1875-77; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1876-77; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 1st District, 1879-81; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1881-1911; author of Aldrich-Vreeland Currency Act and Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died, from an apoplectic stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 16, 1915 (age 73 years, 161 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Anan Evans Aldrich (1807-1892) and Abby Ann (Burgess) Aldrich (1809-1888); married, October 9, 1866, to Abby Pearce Truman Chapman (1845-1917); father of Richard Steere Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich; grandfather of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; great-grandfather of John Davison Rockefeller IV and Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006).
  Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Aldrich Hall (built 1953), at the Harvard University Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Emlin McClain (1851-1915) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Born in Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio, November 25, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to U.S. Sen. George G. Wright, 1875-77; law professor; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1901-12; chief justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1906-12. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Died suddenly, of apoplexy, in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, May 25, 1915 (age 63 years, 181 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of William McClain; married, February 19, 1879, to Ellen Griffiths (born 1855).
Winfield S. Hammond Winfield Scott Hammond (1863-1915) — also known as Winfield S. Hammond — of St. James, Watonwan County, Minn. Born in Southborough, Worcester County, Mass., November 17, 1863. Democrat. School principal; superintendent of schools; lawyer; Watonwan County Attorney, 1895-96, 1901-04; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 2nd District, 1907-15; defeated, 1892; resigned 1915; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1908 ; Governor of Minnesota, 1915; died in office 1915. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, from apoplexy, in Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, La., December 30, 1915 (age 52 years, 43 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James, Minn.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Relatives: Son of John W. Hammond and Ellen Panton (Harding) Hammond.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Isaac Swartwood Catlin (1835-1916) — also known as Isaac S. Catlin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Owego, Tioga County, N.Y., July 8, 1835. Republican. Mayor of Owego, N.Y., 1860-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded during Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Va., July 1864, and lost his right leg; received the Medal of Honor for his actions that day; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1885. Suffered a stroke, and died a week later, in the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 19, 1916 (age 80 years, 195 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Catlin and Jane (Brodhead) Catlin; brother of Delinda Catlin (who married Benjamin Franklin Tracy (1830-1915)); married 1862 to Virginia H. S. Bacon (1842-1913).
  Political family: Coudert-Catlin-Tracy family of New York City, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  William Ripley Brown (1840-1916) — also known as William R. Brown — of Emporia, Lyon County, Kan.; Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan.; El Reno, Canadian County, Okla. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., July 16, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Kansas, 1867-77; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1875-77; probate judge in Oklahoma, 1894-98. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., March 4, 1916 (age 75 years, 232 days). Interment at Lawrence Cemetery, Lawrence, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of John Brown and Mary (Ripley) Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Jayne (1826-1916) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., October 8, 1826. Republican. Mayor of Springfield, Ill., 1859-61; member of Illinois state senate, 1860-61; Governor of Dakota Territory, 1861-63; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Dakota Territory, 1863-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., March 20, 1916 (age 89 years, 164 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Oscar Frederick Gunz (1854-1916) — also known as Oscar F. Gunz — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 15, 1854. Engineer; mayor of Rutherford, N.J., 1914-15. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died three months later, March 22, 1916 (age 61 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  Charles Henry Springer (1857-1916) — also known as Charles H. Springer — of Moravia, Cayuga County, N.Y.; Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in Niles, Cayuga County, N.Y., March 9, 1857. Republican. Produce merchant; coal, lumber, and feed dealer; member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1914. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary. Suffered a stroke, and died ten days later, in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., June 8, 1916 (age 59 years, 91 days). Interment at Sand Hill Cemetery, Sempronius, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Springer (1827-1892) and Mary Jane (Heady) Springer (1834-1900); married to Carrie A. Brown (1858-1904); married 1906 to Emily Mersereau (1860-1941; first cousin once removed of Cornelius Mersereau (1798-1877)).
  Political family: Mersereau family of Staten Island, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Lemuel James (1831-1916) — also known as Thomas L. James — of Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., March 29, 1831. Republican. Canal toll collector; newspaper publisher; customs inspector; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1873-81; U.S. Postmaster General, 1881-82; bank director; mayor of Tenafly, N.J., 1896. Welsh ancestry. Member, Union League. Died, following several strokes of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 11, 1916 (age 85 years, 166 days). Entombed at Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William James and Jane Maria (Price) James; married 1852 to Emily Ida Freeburn (died 1895); married, April 29, 1896, to Jeane (Freeburn) Barden (sister of first wife; died 1902); married, February 3, 1904, to Edith Colbourne (died 1910); married, May 10, 1911, to Flora (MacDonnell) Gaffney; father of Ella James (who married Henry George Pearson (1844-1889)).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Christian Widule (1845-1916) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Germany, July 19, 1845. Republican. Druggist; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1879; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1887-89. Suffered a stroke while at work as assistant postmaster of Milwaukee, and died in the post office, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., October 9, 1916 (age 71 years, 82 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Elmer Bragg Adams (1842-1916) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in North Pomfret, Pomfret, Windsor County, Vt., October 27, 1842. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri, 1879-84; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1895-1905; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1905-16; died in office 1916. Presbyterian. Died, from cerebral edema, in St. Louis, Mo., October 24, 1916 (age 73 years, 363 days). Interment somewhere in Woodstock, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Jarvis Adams and Eunice (Mitchell) Adams; married, November 10, 1870, to Emma Richmond.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Antonio Zerbone (1832-1917) — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Flores, Azores, August 5, 1832. Goldsmith; Vice-Consul for Portugal in New Bedford, Mass., 1883-99. Portugese ancestry. Died, from cerebral apoplexy, in New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass., January 5, 1917 (age 84 years, 153 days). Interment at Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Mass.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander Caldwell (1830-1917) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Drakes Ferry, Huntingdon County, Pa., March 1, 1830. Republican. Banker; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1871-73; resigned 1873. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., May 19, 1917 (age 87 years, 79 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of James Caldwell.
  The city of Caldwell, Kansas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  James Charles Monaghan (1857-1917) — also known as James C. Monaghan — of Rhode Island; New Jersey. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 11, 1857. Newspaper editor; university professor; U.S. Consul in Mannheim, 1885-90; Chemnitz, 1893-1900; Kingston, 1914-17, died in office 1917. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 12, 1917 (age 60 years, 32 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cumberland, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of James Monaghan and Mary Ann Brown (O'Neill) Monaghan; married, June 12, 1892, to Dorothy T. Ryan; nephew by marriage of John Ryan (1853?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lauren Ford Otis (1842-1917) — also known as Lauren F. Otis — of Allegan County, Mich. Born near Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 10, 1842. Republican. Dry goods merchant; fruit grower; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Allegan County 1st District, 1895-98. Died, of apoplexy, November 19, 1917 (age 75 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Otis and Elizabeth D. (Eager) Otis; married, August 14, 1872, to Mary McLallen (died 1884); married, December 28, 1902, to Nettie E. Davis; first cousin once removed of Oran Gray Otis; second cousin once removed of David Perry Otis and Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin once removed of Asa H. Otis (1797-1855) and Ralph Chester Otis; third cousin twice removed of Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848); fourth cousin of Norton Prentiss Otis.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Lansing family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Hempstead Washburne (1852-1918) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., November 11, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1891-93. Died, following a stroke, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 13, 1918 (age 65 years, 153 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Elihu Benjamin Washburne and Adele (Gratiot) Washburne (1826-1887); married, June 28, 1883, to Anne Clarke (1856-1939); nephew of Israel Washburn, Jr., Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Charles Ames Washburn (1822-1889) and William Drew Washburn; grandson of Israel Washburn; grandnephew of Reuel Washburn; first cousin of Charles Fox Washburn, Robert Charles Washburn, William Drew Washburn, Jr. and Stanley Washburn.
  Political families: Washburn family of Raynham, Massachusetts; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Kaough (1843-1918) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Allen County, Ind., June 24, 1843. Democrat. Postmaster at Fort Wayne, Ind., 1885-89. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Holy Name Society; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., December 16, 1918 (age 75 years, 175 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Kaough (1800-1868) and Margaret (Brown) Kaough (1823-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Green Brady (1848-1918) — also known as John G. Brady — of Alaska. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 25, 1848. Governor of Alaska Territory, 1897-1906. Presbyterian. Forced to resign as governor in 1906, after an inquiry about his involvement with the Reynolds-Alaska Development Company. Ill with diabetes, he suffered a stroke and died in Sitka, Alaska, December 17, 1918 (age 70 years, 206 days). Interment at National Cemetery, Sitka, Alaska.
  See also NNDB dossier
  McLain Jones (1855-1919) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Decatur, Macon County, Ill., February 13, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; real estate business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1911-12, 1919; died in office 1919. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died two days later, in St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., January 23, 1919 (age 63 years, 344 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 3, 1885, to Mary Elizabeth Abbott (1866-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Joseph Adams (1848-1919) — also known as John J. Adams — of New York. Born in Douglas Town, New Brunswick, September 16, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-87 (8th District 1883-85, 7th District 1885-87). Died suddenly, of heart disease (a year after suffering a stroke of paralysis), in the Ansonia Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1919 (age 70 years, 153 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Joseph Lander Eastland (1880-1919) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 20, 1880. Real estate business; Consul for Venezuela in San Francisco, Calif., 1906-17. Died, from apoplexy, in his rooms at the Clift Hotel, San Francisco, Calif., March 19, 1919 (age 38 years, 242 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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)
  Owen Thomas Rouse (1843-1919) — also known as Owen T. Rouse — of Paris, Monroe County, Mo.; Moberly, Randolph County, Mo.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Florence, Boone County, Ky., January 4, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Missouri state senate 7th District, 1881-84; U.S. Attorney for Arizona, 1885-89. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy in his law office, was found unconscious, and died a few hours later, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., September 9, 1919 (age 76 years, 248 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Joshua Rouse and Tulitha (Souther) Rouse; married to Louise Mosely (1849-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Matthias Beaupré (1853-1919) — also known as Arthur M. Beaupré — of Aurora, Kane County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oswego, Kendall County, Ill., July 29, 1853. Lawyer; Kane County Clerk, 1886-1894; U.S. Consul General in Guatemala City, as of 1899; Bogotá, as of 1902; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1903; Argentina, 1904-08; Netherlands, 1908-11; Luxembourg, 1908-11; Cuba, 1911-13. Suffered a stroke, and died two days later, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1919 (age 66 years, 46 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Matthias Beaupré and Sarah J. (Patrick) Beaupré; married, October 20, 1880, to Mary F. Marsh (daughter of C. W. Marsh (1840?-?)).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sumner Wallace (1856-1920) — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, March 7, 1856. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; director of banks, railroads, and electric utilities; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1885; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1908. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Lake Wales, Polk County, Fla., January 11, 1920 (age 63 years, 310 days). Interment at Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Gowell Wallace and Sarah Esther (Greenfield) Wallace; brother of Albert Wallace (1854-1916); married, January 30, 1884, to Harriet Zerega Curtis (died 1907); married, July 27, 1910, to Alice Frost (Coffin) Forbes; nephew of Edwin Wallace.
  Political family: Wallace family of Rochester, New Hampshire.
  Lyman McCarl (1859-1920) — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Richfield Township, Adams County, Ill., May 3, 1859. Democrat. County judge in Illinois, 1910-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died from a stroke, in his office at the Adams County Courthouse, Quincy, Adams County, Ill., April 13, 1920 (age 60 years, 346 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.
  Relatives: Son-in-law of Benjamin F. Berrian (1829?-?).
  Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 9, 1843. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1867-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1872, 1876; U.S. Attorney for West Virginia, 1876-82; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1876, 1888; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1881; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1883-89; defeated, 1870, 1874; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1892-1913; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1913-19. Episcopalian. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died, in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 24, 1920 (age 77 years, 75 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Goff, Sr.; married 1865 to Lrua Despard; married, August 28, 1919, to Catherine Penny; father of Guy Despard Goff (1866-1933); grandfather of Louise Goff Reece.
  Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Cassidy (c.1866-1920) — also known as "Curley Joe"; "The King of Queens" — of Long Island City (now part of Queens), Queens County, N.Y.; Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born about 1866. Democrat. Borough president of Queens, New York, 1902-05; defeated, 1905, 1909; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; leader of Queens County Democratic Party, 1910-11; indicted in 1912 for selling a nomination for for Supreme Court Justice to William Willett; convicted in 1914, and sentenced to one year to eighteen months in prison; released in 1916. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died soon after, in Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 21, 1920 (age about 54 years). Burial location unknown.
  Frederick Manwell Calder (1861-1921) — also known as Frederick M. Calder — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, N.Y., March 20, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Oneida County Republican Party, 1891-92; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1921; died in office 1921. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, from cerebral apoplexy, while presiding in court, in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y., January 17, 1921 (age 59 years, 303 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Calder and Margaret (Huton) Calder; married, June 17, 1891, to Elizabeth Holbrook (1863-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Ferris Booher (1848-1921) — also known as Charles F. Booher — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo.; Savannah, Andrew County, Mo. Born in East Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y., January 31, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1880; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1889, 1907-21; died in office 1921. German and Swiss ancestry. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Savannah, Andrew County, Mo., January 21, 1921 (age 72 years, 356 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Savannah, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Booher and Catharine (Updegraft) Booher; married, January 11, 1877, to Sallie D. Shanks.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Levi Ankeny (1844-1921) — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho; Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash. Born near St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., August 1, 1844. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Idaho, 1870; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1900 (delegation chair), 1904; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1903-09; member of Republican National Committee from Washington, 1904-08. Died, following a stroke of paralysis, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Wash., March 29, 1921 (age 76 years, 240 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Wash.
  Relatives: Married, October 2, 1867, to Jennie Nesmith (daughter of James Willis Nesmith (1820-1885)).
  Political family: Nesmith-McArthur family of Oregon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nicholas Jay Paul (1841-1921) — also known as Nicholas J. Paul — of St. Paul, Howard County, Neb. Born in Meigs County, Ohio, July 27, 1841. Probate judge in Nebraska, 1872-75; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1877; Howard County Treasurer, 1880-83; banker. Member, Freemasons. Died, of apoplexy, at his desk in his office, in St. Paul, Howard County, Neb., July 18, 1921 (age 79 years, 356 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of James N. Paul (1839-1922).
  The city of SAINT Paul, Nebraska, is partly named for him.
Philander C. Knox Philander Chase Knox (1853-1921) — also known as Philander C. Knox — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., May 6, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of James H. Reed, 1877-1902; U.S. Attorney General, 1901-04; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1904-09, 1917-21; resigned 1909; died in office 1921; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1908, 1916; U.S. Secretary of State, 1909-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Washington, D.C., October 12, 1921 (age 68 years, 159 days). Interment at Washington Memorial Cemetery, Valley Forge, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of David Smith Knox (1805-1872) and Rebecca (Page) Knox (1814-1889); married 1880 to Lillian 'Lillie' Smith.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Philander C. Knox (built 1943, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, April 1902
  Thomas Walter Bickett (1869-1921) — also known as Thomas W. Bickett — of Louisburg, Franklin County, N.C. Born in Monroe, Union County, N.C., February 28, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1907-08; North Carolina state attorney general, 1909-17; Governor of North Carolina, 1917-21. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died the next day, in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., December 28, 1921 (age 52 years, 303 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Louisburg, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas W. Bickett (1836-1882) and Mary Ann (Covington) Bickett (1845-1900); married, November 29, 1898, to Fannie Neal Yarborough (1870-1941).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Cowgill (1848-1922) — also known as Jim Cowgill — of Caldwell County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Henry County, Ind., April 2, 1848. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; stockman; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Caldwell County, 1891-92; Missouri railroad and warehouse commissioner, 1893-97; Missouri state treasurer, 1909-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916; Missouri Democratic state chair, 1916; mayor of Kansas City, Mo., 1918-22; died in office 1922. Died suddenly, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in his office at City Hall, Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., January 20, 1922 (age 73 years, 293 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William M. Cowgill and Roda Cowgill; married, September 22, 1867, to Ella Myers.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Harrington Farley (1846-1922) — also known as John H. Farley; "Honest John" — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 5, 1846. Democrat. Wholesale grocer; brass foundry business; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1883-84, 1899-1900. Irish and German ancestry. Suffered a stroke while riding in a streetcar, and died soon after in an ambulance en route to a hospital, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 9, 1922 (age 76 years, 4 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Farley and Ann (Schwartz) Farley; married, November 23, 1884, to Margaret Kenny (died 1901).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Winchester Greenwood Lowell (1843-1922) — also known as Winchester G. Lowell — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in West Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 1, 1843. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1892-93; defeated, 1893; postmaster at Auburn, Maine, 1899-1913. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from apoplexy or cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from chronic nephritis, in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 26, 1922 (age 79 years, 53 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Lowell (1803-1899) and Atosa (Greenwood) Lowell; married, December 6, 1868, to Ann S. Lowell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allen Miller Fletcher (1853-1922) — also known as Allen M. Fletcher — of Proctorsville, Cavendish, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., September 25, 1853. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Cavendish, 1902-03, 1906, 1908, 1910; member of Vermont state senate, 1904-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1908; Governor of Vermont, 1912-15. Congregationalist. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the Berwick Hotel, Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., May 11, 1922 (age 68 years, 228 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Washington Aldridge (1856-1922) — also known as George W. Aldridge; "The Boss"; "The Big Fellow" — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Ind., December 28, 1856. Republican. Manufacturer; mayor of Rochester, N.Y., 1894; New York State Superintendent of Public Works, 1895-99; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1910; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1921-22; died in office 1922. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias. 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 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Married to Mary Mack (c.1855-1935).
  Cross-reference: Hiram H. Edgerton
  Epitaph: "An expression of sorrow and farewell to a great leader and a true friend."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Theodore R. Tuthill (1868-1922) — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Moravia, Cayuga County, N.Y., July 13, 1868. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1920-22; died in office 1922. Suffered a stroke, and died a few weeks later, in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., December 14, 1922 (age 54 years, 154 days). Interment at Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1909 to Edith Paige (1868-1927).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leonidas Johnson Rountree (1868-1923) — also known as Lee J. Rountree — of Texas. Born in Dripping Springs, Hays County, Tex., July 15, 1868. Newspaper publisher; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1921-23; died in office 1923. Died of a stroke, after giving a passionate speech in the House of Representatives, in the Texas Capitol, Austin, Travis County, Tex., May 2, 1923 (age 54 years, 291 days). Interment at Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Tex.
  Relatives: Married to Francis Mitchell Rountree; grandson of Samuel Johnson (1804-1882).
  Political family: Harrison-Rountree family of Austin, Texas.
  See also Wikipedia article
  George Alexander (1839-1923) — of Belle Plaine, Benton County, Iowa; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, September 21, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; feed and grain business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1909-13. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Grand Army of the Republic; Moose. Suffered a stroke, and died two months later, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 2, 1923 (age 83 years, 315 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander and Mary Alexander; married 1862 to Annie Yeiser.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oliver Ames Spencer (1860-1923) — also known as Oliver A. Spencer — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 8, 1860. Banker; Consular Agent for Italy in Seattle, Wash., 1890-1901. Just after finishing a game of golf, he collapsed and died, from heart disease or apoplexy, in Seattle, King County, Wash., September 8, 1923 (age 63 years, 212 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Morris Spencer (1829-1895) and Mary Magdalene (De Steigner) Spencer; married, January 17, 1894, to Irene Caroline Lovelace (1860-1921); married, July 21, 1922, to Anna Knights (Lord) LeFevre (1861-1922); married 1923 to Constance Leontine May Cross (1877-1966).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Francis Buckner (1849-1923) — also known as James F. Buckner — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky., May 6, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 5th Kentucky District, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; Honorary Consul for Guatemala in Louisville, Ky., 1896-99; Consul-General for Central America in Louisville, Ky., 1897-98; Consul-General for Honduras in Louisville, Ky., 1898-1907; Consul-General for Nicaragua in Louisville, Ky., 1899-1907. Died, from angina pectoris and cerebral hemorrhage, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 19, 1923 (age 74 years, 136 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Francis Buckner (1813-1889) and Gabriella Lewis (Hawkins) Buckner (1819-1900); married, February 1, 1887, to Susan Yandell (1857-1925); first cousin twice removed of Richard Aylett Buckner; first cousin thrice removed of George Madison; second cousin once removed of Aylette Buckner; second cousin four times removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; third cousin once removed of Key Pittman and Vail Montgomery Pittman; third cousin twice removed of Zachary Taylor; third cousin thrice removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis and John Tyler (1790-1862); fourth cousin of Aylett Hawes Buckner; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Pryor Henry, John Flournoy Henry, John Strother Pendleton, Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804-1880), Albert Gallatin Pendleton and Thomas Stanhope Flournoy.
  Political families: Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Pendleton-Lee family; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Harrison Markham (1840-1923) — also known as Henry H. Markham — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilmington, Essex County, N.Y., November 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; gold and silver mining business; U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1885-87; Governor of California, 1891-95. Member, Freemasons. Died, following a stroke, in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 9, 1923 (age 82 years, 327 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lemuel Ballantine Bissell (1853-1924) — also known as Lemuel B. Bissell — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India, of American parents, December 20, 1853. Pastor; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Congregationalist; later Presbyterian. Member, Anti-Saloon League; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Died, following a stroke of apoplexy, in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., May 14, 1924 (age 70 years, 146 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lemuel Ballantine Bissell (1823-1891; missionary) and Mary (Beaumont) Bissell (1825-1906); married, October 20, 1880, to Anna Augusta Wolcott (1856-1926; sister of Alfred Wolcott (1858-1908)).
  Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Christopher G. Boland (1854-1924) — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Ireland, December 26, 1854. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., June 17, 1924 (age 69 years, 174 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Brother of William Philip Boland; first cousin of Patrick Joseph Boland (1880-1942).
  Political family: Boland family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  Jean Baptiste Adoue (1846-1924) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Aurignac, France, October 24, 1846. Merchant; banker; Consular Agent for France in Dallas, Tex., 1897-1907. French ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Suffered an apoplectic stroke, and fearing that he would become an invalid, he killed himself, by self-inflicted gunshot, in Dallas, Dallas County, Tex., June 20, 1924 (age 77 years, 240 days). Interment at Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Tex.
  Presumably named for: John the Baptist
  Relatives: Son of Jean Marie Adoue and Paule (Dorleac) Adoue; married to Mary Neosha Simpson (1854-1932); father of Jean Baptiste Adoue, Jr. (1884-1956) and Bertrand Adoue (1889-1919; World War I casualty).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry Cabot Lodge Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) — of Nahant, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 12, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-81; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1883; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1887-93; resigned 1893; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1893-1924; died in office 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896 (speaker), 1900, 1904, 1908, 1916, 1920 (Temporary Chair; Permanent Chair; speaker), 1924. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died, after a severe stroke, at Charlesgate Hospital, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 9, 1924 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Ellerton Lodge (1820-1901) and Anna Sophie (Cabot) Lodge (1821-1900); married, June 29, 1871, to Anna Cabot Mills 'Nannie' Davis (1850-1915; daughter of Admiral Charles Henry Davis (1807-1877); sister-in-law of Brooks Adams; granddaughter of Elijah Hunt Mills); father of Constance Lodge (1872-1941; who married Augustus Peabody Gardner) and George 'Bay' Lodge (1873-1909; grandson-in-law of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen); grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; great-grandson of George Cabot; great-grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot and George Cabot Lodge (1927-); third cousin once removed of John Lee Saltonstall; third cousin twice removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall and John Forbes Kerry.
  Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Louis A. Coolidge — Albert Henry Washburn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, July 1908
  Peter Henry Wessel (1838-1924) — also known as Peter H. Wessel — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Germany, January 4, 1838. Republican. Physician; banker; mayor of Moline, Ill., 1889-93, 1899-1903. Died, from asthma and a stroke, in Moline, Rock Island County, Ill., December 10, 1924 (age 86 years, 341 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Henry Lincoln Johnson Henry Lincoln Johnson (1870-1925) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., July 27, 1870. Republican. Blacksmith; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; Recorder of Deeds for the District of Columbia, 1912-16; member of Republican National Committee from Georgia, 1920-24. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Odd Fellows. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died a few days later in Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 10, 1925 (age 55 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 28, 1903, to Georgia Douglas Camp (1880-1966; poet).
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Thomas Burke (1849-1925) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Clinton County, N.Y., December 22, 1849. Lawyer; King County Probate Judge, 1876-80; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Washington Territory, 1880; chief justice of Washington territorial supreme court, 1888-89. While speaking at the semi-annual meeting of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he suffered a stroke of apoplexy and died, in the offices of the Carnegie Foundation, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 4, 1925 (age 75 years, 347 days). Present at the meeting were Nicholas Murray Butler (who caught him as he collapsed), Elihu Root, Robert Lansing, John W. Davis, David Jayne Hill, Gov. Andrew Jackson Montague, Sen. LeRoy Percy, and others. Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of James Burke and Bridget Della (Ryan) Burke; married, October 6, 1879, to Caroline E. McGilvra.
  Philemon Jenkins Macon (1858-1925) — also known as P. J. Macon — of Warrenton, Warren County, N.C. Born in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., March 7, 1858. Democrat. Physician; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Warren County, 1915-16. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., December 27, 1925 (age 67 years, 295 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Warrenton, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Gideon Hunt Macon and Lou (Jenkins) Macon; married 1884 to Georgiana Blanche Tarwater (1857-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Francis Hunter (d. 1926) — of Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Village president of Mamaroneck, New York, 1912-25; defeated, 1925. Died, of apoplexy, in Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y., January 1, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Roswell Henry (1856-1926) — also known as Charles R. Henry — of Au Sable, Iosco County, Mich.; Alpena, Alpena County, Mich. Born in Lake Ridge, Macon Township, Lenawee County, Mich., December 29, 1856. Lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1885. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died of apoplexy (cerebral hemorrhage), after a period of heart trouble, in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., February 26, 1926 (age 69 years, 59 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.
  Relatives: Father of Carl R. Henry (1887-1966).
  Sanford Ballard Dole (1844-1926) — also known as Sanford B. Dole — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Punahou, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, April 23, 1844. Lawyer; President of the Hawaii Republic, 1893-98; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1900-03; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1903-15. Congregationalist. Died, after a series of strokes, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, June 9, 1926 (age 82 years, 47 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Kawaiaho Church Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Dole and Emily (Ballard) Dole; married to Anna P. Cate.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Todd Lincoln (1843-1926) — Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., August 1, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1880; U.S. Secretary of War, 1881-85; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1889-93; president (1897-1911) and chairman (1911-26) of the Pullman Palace Car Company, makers of railroad cars; part owner of Chicago Edison Company electric utility. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt., July 25, 1926 (age 82 years, 358 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Lincoln and Mary (Todd) Lincoln; married, September 24, 1868, to Mary Eunice Harlan (1846-1937; daughter of James Harlan); great-grandnephew of David Rittenhouse Porter, George Bryan Porter and James Madison Porter; first cousin of Martha Dee Todd; second cousin once removed of Arthur Rumney Ringwalt; second cousin five times removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734-1797) and Arthur Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Levi Lincoln.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Jackson-Lee family of Virginia; Lincoln-Lee family; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Robert T. Lincoln: Jason Emerson, Giant in the Shadows: The Life of Robert T. Lincoln
  Robert Manson (1865-1926) — of Darien, McIntosh County, Ga. Born in Scotland, January 4, 1865. Timber export business; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Darien, Ga., 1891-1900; Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Darien, Ga., 1898-1907. Scottish ancestry. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Darien, McIntosh County, Ga., August 2, 1926 (age 61 years, 210 days). Interment at St. Andrew's Cemetery, Darien, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Manson and Margaret (Morris) Manson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Aurelius L. Armstrong (1854-1926) — of Clinton, Henry County, Mo. Born in Quincy, Hickory County, Mo., August 8, 1854. Democrat. Druggist; mayor of Clinton, Mo., 1904-05; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Henry County, 1911-14. Christian. Member, Modern Woodmen. Died, from apoplexy, in Clinton, Henry County, Mo., August 24, 1926 (age 72 years, 16 days). Interment at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Lewis Armstrong (1819-1858) and Sarah Ann (Hancock) Armstrong (1828-1923); married, May 1, 1879, to Susan M. Henshaw (1855-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oscar Albert Naplin (1876-1927) — also known as Oscar A. Naplin — of Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minn. Born in Sweden, May 2, 1876. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 65th District, 1919-22, 1927; died in office 1927. Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died eleven days later, in Miller Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., January 15, 1927 (age 50 years, 258 days). Interment at Black River Lutheran Cemetery, Polk Centre Township, Pennington County, Minn.
  Relatives: Married, July 29, 1919, to Laura Emelia Johnson (1893-1985).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Christian Henry Sheets (1851-1927) — also known as Christian H. Sheets — of Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.), January 8, 1851. Republican. Postmaster at Braddock, Pa., 1898-1915. German ancestry. Died, from cerebral apoplexy, in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa., February 17, 1927 (age 76 years, 40 days). Interment at Monongahela Cemetery, Braddock Hills, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Sheets and Evadora (Shaffer) Sheets; married to Phoebe Jane Aiken.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Agnes Mason Giddings (1867-1927) — also known as Agnes Giddings; Agnes Eurelia Mason; Mrs. E. C. Giddings; "Famous Feminist" — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo. Born in a log cabin, in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo., October 31, 1867; she was the first pioneer child born at Fort Collins, and the cabin is preserved at the Fort Collins Historical Museum. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1924. Female. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Died, from a paralytic stroke, in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo., June 18, 1927 (age 59 years, 230 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Fort Collins, Colo.
  Relatives: Daughter of Augustine Mason and Charlotte Mason; married, December 25, 1888, to Edwin Chester 'Chet' Giddings.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Austin Peay IV (1876-1927) — also known as "The Maker of Modern Tennessee" — of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tenn. Born in Christian County, Ky., June 1, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1901-05; Tennessee Democratic state chair, 1905; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1916 (Honorary Vice-President), 1924; Governor of Tennessee, 1923-27; died in office 1927. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Kappa Alpha Order. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at the Governor's Residence, Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., October 2, 1927 (age 51 years, 123 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Austin Peay and Cornelia Frances (Leavell) Peay; married, September 19, 1895, to Sallie Hurst; father of Austin Peay V (1901-1949).
  Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee, is named for him.
  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
  German Baxter Miller (d. 1928) — also known as German B. Miller — of Spears, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Died, of cerebral apoplexy, in Jefferson County, Ky., January 20, 1928. Interment somewhere in Fayette County, Ky.
  Thomas Malvern Vance (1862-1928) — also known as Thomas M. Vance — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C.; Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Born in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., September 6, 1862. Lawyer; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1885-86. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy, and died soon after, in Olympia, Thurston County, Wash., February 14, 1928 (age 65 years, 161 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Zebulon Baird Vance (1830-1894) and Harriete Newell (Espy) Vance (1832-1878); married 1887 to Gertrude E. Wheeler (1867-1961).
  Political family: Vance family of Asheville, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Bartlett Willis (1871-1928) — also known as Frank B. Willis — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Lewis Center, Delaware County, Ohio, December 28, 1871. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1911-15; Governor of Ohio, 1915-17; defeated, 1916, 1918; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920, 1924; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1921-28; died in office 1928; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Died suddenly, from a cerebral hemorrhage, as he was about to give a presidential campaign speech, at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, March 30, 1928 (age 56 years, 93 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jay B. Willis and Lavinia Willis (1842-1915); married 1895 to Almira Parmelia Dustin (1873-1956).
  Frank B. Willis School (opened 1883 as Delaware High School; renamed 1928; closed 2016), in Delaware, Ohio, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin W. Fiske (c.1861-1928) — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1861. Democrat. Real estate business; mayor of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1896-1903, 1910-17; defeated, 1894, 1917, 1923, 1927. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Foresters. Suffered a stroke and died, in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., May 30, 1928 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Annie Smith.
  Thomas F. Larkin (c.1872-1928) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1872. Democrat. Contractor; 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 years). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Yonkers, N.Y.
  Larkin Plaza (also known as Dock Street), in Yonkers, New York, is named for him.
William Spry William Spry (1864-1929) — of Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Windsor, England, January 11, 1864. Republican. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1903-06; Governor of Utah, 1909-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1912, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah, 1918; Commissioner, U.S. General Land Office, 1921. Mormon. Died, from a stroke, in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1929 (age 65 years, 100 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Spry and Sarah Field (Townsend) Spry; married, July 10, 1890, to Mary Alice Wrathall.
  Image source: Utah Educational Network: Utah History Encylopedia
  Lewis M. Swasey (c.1859-1929) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1859. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916 (alternate), 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Member, Elks; Moose; Royal Arcanum. Died, of apoplexy, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 2, 1929 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Harry Gilman Clough (1878-1929) — also known as Harry G. Clough — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 17, 1878. Member of New Hampshire state senate 16th District, 1913-14. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage and arteriosclerosis, in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 17, 1929 (age 51 years, 212 days). Entombed at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis A. Clough (1850-1910) and Nora (Burke) Clough (1852-1914); married to Lucille Weeks Elliott; second cousin thrice removed of David Kidder; fourth cousin of Raphael Floyd Clough (1886-1956).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Gardner Murray (1857-1929) — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Baltimore, Md.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lonaconing, Allegany County, Md., August 31, 1857. Democrat. Episcopal priest; Bishop of Maryland, 1911-29; Presiding Bishop of the United States, 1926-29; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1912. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Scottish ancestry. Died, of a stroke, during a session of the House of Bishops, in St. James Church, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., October 3, 1929 (age 72 years, 33 days). Interment at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of James Murray (1830-1878) and Ann (Kirkwood) Murray (1830-1888); married, October 13, 1881, to Harriet May 'Hattie' Sprague (1860-1884; drowned in steamboat accident); married, December 4, 1889, to Clara Alice Hunsicker (1864-1937).
  William M. Bennett (1869-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., July 11, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1908-10; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1910; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1915-16; defeated (Independence League), 1912; candidate in primary for Governor of New York, 1916; Republican candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1917, 1921 (primary), 1925 (primary); candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1918, 1920. Suffered a stroke of paralysis in his office, and died soon after in Broad Street Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 16, 1930 (age 60 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  James Charles Dahlman (1856-1930) — also known as James C. Dahlman; "Cowboy Mayor" — of Chadron, Dawes County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Texas, December 15, 1856. Democrat. Dawes County Sheriff, 1888-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1892, 1896, 1928; mayor, Chadron, Neb., 1894-95; Nebraska Democratic state chair, 1896-1900; member of Democratic National Committee from Nebraska, 1900-08; mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1906-18, 1921-30; died in office 1930; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1910. Suffered an apoplectic stroke, and died the next say, in Excelsior Springs, Clay County, Mo., January 21, 1930 (age 73 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Dahlman and Mary Dahlman; married, December 20, 1884, to Harriet 'Hattie' Abbott.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James D. Brooker (1863-1930) — of Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Mallorytown, Ontario, March 18, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; one of the organizers of the Cass City Telephone Company, later president and manager; Tuscola County Prosecuting Attorney; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1920. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later, in Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich., February 15, 1930 (age 66 years, 334 days). Interment at Elkland Township Cemetery, Near Cass City, Tuscola County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Brooker (1831-1918) and Lois (Thompson) Brooker (1842-1916); married, November 12, 1889, to Mary E. Bader.
  David Henry Ralston (1863-1930) — also known as D. Harry Ralston — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 22, 1863. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904 (alternate), 1908 (alternate), 1924; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1907. Member, Elks. Died, from a heart ailment and a cerebral hemorrhage, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 4, 1930 (age 67 years, 72 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  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 Stanley Hollis (1866-1930) — also known as W. Stanley Hollis — of Massachusetts; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., April 4, 1866. U.S. Consul in Mozambique Island, as of 1894; Lourenco Marques, 1898-1909; Dundee, 1909-10; U.S. Consul General in Beirut, 1911-17; London, 1919-20; Lisbon, 1920-27. In September, 1894, in Mozambique, he shot and wounded a local resident who he thought was a burglar; arrested and tried by Portugese authorities, convicted of homicide, and sentenced to six months in prison. Died, following a stroke, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., June 8, 1930 (age 64 years, 65 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. George Fearing Hollis and Eliza A. (Simmons) Hollis; married 1898 to Lena Cogswell Hobbs; married 1918 to Alice Davidson.
  Carlos Avery (1868-1930) — of Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minn.; Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Minooka, Grundy County, Ill., January 25, 1868. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; naturalist; Minnesota Fish and Game Commissioner; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1924. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., October 4, 1930 (age 62 years, 252 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Hutchinson, Minn.
  James B. Furber (c.1868-1930) — of Rahway, Union County, N.J.; Linden, Union County, N.J. Born in Allegan, Allegan County, Mich., about 1868. Traveling salesman for National Cash Register Company; newspaper publisher; real estate developer; lawyer; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1906, 1922-24; resigned 1906; charged with assault in connection with his participation in a Socialist rally in Rahway, N.J., May 31, 1919, which was ended by spraying the speaker and audience with a fire hose; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1920; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1924; elected (Democratic) mayor of Linden, N.J. 1930, but died before taking office. Suffered a paralytic stroke, while addressing a meeting of the Parent Democratic Club, and died soon after in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., November 12, 1930 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Helen Josephine Furber (niece by marriage of George McGillivray (1871?-1959)).
  George Weissinger Smith (1864-1931) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 10, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1898; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1917-21. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 28, 1931 (age 66 years, 110 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Allison Embrey (1861-1931) — also known as Thomas A. Embrey — of Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn. Born in Winchester, Franklin County, Tenn., February 27, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1904, 1924 (alternate). Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a stroke, in Florida State Hospital for the Insane, Chattahoochee, Gadsden County, Fla., April 11, 1931 (age 70 years, 43 days). Interment at Florida State Hospital Cemetery, Chattahoochee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Simmons Embrey (1833-1884) and Louisa Summers (Cain) Embrey (1835-1883); married, October 19, 1883, to Fannie Lindsay (died 1916).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herbert A. McGregor (c.1874-1931) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born about 1874. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1913-16. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., August 26, 1931 (age about 57 years). Interment at Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Dwight Whitney Morrow (1873-1931) — also known as Dwight W. Morrow — of Englewood, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., January 11, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1927-30; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1930-31; died in office 1931. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died soon after, in Englewood, Bergen County, N.J., October 5, 1931 (age 58 years, 267 days). Interment at Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, N.J.
  Relatives: Brother of Jay Johnson Morrow (1870-1937); married 1903 to Elizabeth Reeve Cutter (1873-1955; poet; acting president of Smith College); father of Anne Spencer Morrow (1906-2001; author; who married of Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974; famed aviator)).
  Cross-reference: John F. Kavanagh
  Dwight Morrow High School (opened 1933), in Englewood, New Jersey, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — West Virginia Encyclopedia
  William Oscar Atkeson (1854-1931) — also known as William O. Atkeson — of Butler, Bates County, Mo. Born near Buffalo, Putnam County, Va. (now W.Va.), August 24, 1854. Lawyer; Bates County Prosecuting Attorney, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1900 (People's), 1906 (Republican), 1908 (Republican), 1918 (Republican), 1922 (Republican), 1924 (Republican). Member, Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Butler, Bates County, Mo., October 16, 1931 (age 77 years, 53 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Atkeson and Virginia (Brown) Atkeson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Mills Wrigley, Jr. (1861-1932) — also known as William Wrigley, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 30, 1861. Republican. Founder, Wrigley chewing gum company; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team; owner, Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, from a stroke, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 26, 1932 (age 70 years, 118 days). Originally entombed at Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens, Avalon, Calif.; re-entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Wrigley Field (opened 1914, named 1927), ballpark for the Chicago Cubs, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edwin Johnson Harvey (1864-1932) — also known as E. J. Harvey — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va.; Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Va. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va., October 5, 1864. Lawyer; member of Virginia state senate, 1899-1904, 1932 (Carroll, Grayson & Patrick counties 1899-1904, 13th District 1932); died in office 1932; circuit judge in Virginia 7th Circuit, 1906-18. Methodist. Member, Lions; Freemasons. Died, from cerebral sclerosis, in Memorial Hospital, Danville, Va., May 7, 1932 (age 67 years, 215 days). Interment at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur W. Edwards (c.1876-1932) — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich., about 1876. Lawyer; metal products business; mayor of Wyandotte, Mich., 1932; died in office 1932. Died, following an attack of apoplexy, in a hospital at Chatham, Ontario, August 12, 1932 (age about 56 years). Interment at Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  The Edwards Bridge, crossing the Ecorse River, between Wyandotte & Ecorse, Michigan, is named for him.
  Charles F. Weaver (1858-1932) — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Born in Aurora, Dearborn County, Ind., March 10, 1858. Republican. Machine shop operator; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1904; mayor of Ashland, Ky., 1927. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while also suffering from chronic interstital nephritis, in Ashland, Boyd County, Ky., October 21, 1932 (age 74 years, 225 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Le Fever Weaver and Avtyra (Davis) Weaver; married to Belle Coles.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Norman C. Stevens (c.1884-1932) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., about 1884. Republican. Insurance executive; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1924-28. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 12, 1932 (age about 48 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lewis C. Waller (c.1860-1932) — also known as L. C. Waller — of Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C. Born in Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C., about 1860. Republican. Postmaster at Greenwood, S.C., 1883-84; restaurant keeper; fish seller; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928. African ancestry. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died a few weeks later, in Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C., December 13, 1932 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Allen Waller and Caroline Waller.
  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
  Richard H. Mitchell (1869-1933) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., August 27, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1898; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1899-1900; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1917-33; died in office 1933. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later without regaining consciousness, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1933 (age 63 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. James B. Mitchell and Emma (Henry) Mitchell; married, November 15, 1906, to Maud Augusta Riegelman.
  Theron Akin (1855-1933) — of Akin (now Fort Johnson), Montgomery County, N.Y.; Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y. Born in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., May 23, 1855. Dentist; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1911-13; defeated (Progressive), 1914; mayor of Amsterdam, N.Y., 1920-23; defeated, 1927. Died, from a stroke of paralysis, in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., March 26, 1933 (age 77 years, 307 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Tribes Hill, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ethan Akin (1820-1898) and Susan (St. John) Akin (1822-1908); married to Jennie S. Roberts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Howard McLean (1860-1933) — also known as John H. McLean — of Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich.; Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wis., June 6, 1860. Republican. Mining and railroad executive; founder of Iron Mountain Press newspaper; Dickinson County Treasurer, 1897-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1904. Catholic; later Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of a stroke, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 6, 1933 (age 72 years, 334 days). Interment at Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Wis.
  Relatives: Nephew by marriage of Nelson W. Fisk (1854-1923).
  Charles E. Bobertz (1868-1933) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hanover, Germany, 1868. Consul for Costa Rica in Los Angeles, Calif., 1914-33; Vice-Consul for Guatemala in Los Angeles, Calif., 1921. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 19, 1933 (age about 64 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Karl Gustav Heinrich Bobertz (1833-1899) and Gesine Lucie Johanne (Hashagen) Bobertz (1842-1925); married to Mary Minerva Deters (1867-1945).
  Charles Howard Kline (1870-1933) — also known as Charles H. Kline — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., December 25, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County, 1905-06; member of Pennsylvania state senate 38th District, 1907-18; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1926-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Died, of apoplexy, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., July 22, 1933 (age 62 years, 209 days). Interment at Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Anna Margaret (Custer) Kline (1838-1902) and Wellington B. Kline (1840-1904); married to Katharine Johnson.
  Samuel Aaron Baker (1874-1933) — also known as Sam Aaron Baker — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Born in Patterson, Wayne County, Mo., November 7, 1874. Republican. School teacher and principal; Missouri superintendent of schools, 1919-22; Governor of Missouri, 1925-29; director, Cortez-King Brand Mining Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., September 16, 1933 (age 58 years, 313 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Aaron Baker and Mary Amanda (McGhee) Baker; married, June 1, 1904, to Nelle Rose Tuckley.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George L. Record (c.1859-1933) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, about 1859. Lawyer; Republican candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1901; Republican candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1908; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1918 (Republican primary), 1924 (Progressive). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in State Street Hospital, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 27, 1933 (age about 74 years). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Howard Beecher Tuttle (1863-1933) — also known as Howard B. Tuttle — of Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Naugatuck, New Haven County, Conn., October 25, 1863. Chairman, Eastern Malleable Iron Company; chairman, Naugatuck National Bank; member of Connecticut state senate, 1910; warden (borough president) of Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1914-18, 1919-20. Suffered a stroke at luncheon in the Waterbury Country Club, and died seven days later, in Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn., September 29, 1933 (age 69 years, 339 days). Interment at Grove Cemetery, Naugatuck, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Wilcox) Tuttle (1835-1928) and Bronson Beecher Tuttle (1835-1903); married 1888 to Jeannette Phelps Seymour (1862-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas A. McWhinney (c.1863-1933) — of Lawrence, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Atlantic Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1863. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; postmaster at Lawrence, N.Y., 1901; automobile dealer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-23 (Nassau County 1915-17, Nassau County 1st District 1918-23); indicted in 1920 on charges that he and others had tipped off gamblers to planned police raids; tried and found not guilty. Member, Elks; Royal Arcanum; United Spanish War Veterans; Foresters; Redmen; Order of Heptasophs; Order of United American Mechanics. Suffered a stroke, and died, in Atlantic Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 25, 1933 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Lidie Wright.
Victor J. Dowling Victor James Dowling (1866-1934) — also known as Victor J. Dowling — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 20, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of William Q. Titus, 1887-1901; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1894; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1901-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1905-31; resigned 1931; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1911-31. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage in the office of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company, and died soon after, in Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 23, 1934 (age 67 years, 246 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Denis Dowling and Eliza Fierlants (Faider) Dowling; married, June 16, 1891, to Mary Agnes Ford (died 1920).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Times, March 24, 1934
  Daniel Bronk Sayre (1869-1934) — also known as Dan B. Sayre — of McDonald County, Mo. Born in Wabash County, Ind., February 6, 1869. Republican. Farmer; resort owner; member of Missouri state house of representatives from McDonald County, 1929-30. Died, following a series of strokes, in Noel, McDonald County, Mo., July 28, 1934 (age 65 years, 172 days). Interment at Southwest City Cemetery, South West City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Grover Sayre (1844-1931) and Martha Jane (Bronk) Sayre (1845-1906); married 1920 to Caroline Elizabeth Fisher (1867-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Cromwell (1860-1934) — of Dongan Hills, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 3, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1888; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1888; borough president of Richmond, New York, 1898-1913; defeated, 1921; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924; member of New York state senate 23rd District, 1915-18. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Elks. Suffered a stroke, and died a week later, in Dongan Hills, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., September 17, 1934 (age 74 years, 76 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Bowman Cromwell (founder of Cromwell Steamship Company) and Sarah (Seaman) Cromwell; married, June 1, 1915, to Hermine De Rouville.
  William John Cooper (1882-1935) — of California. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 24, 1882. California superintendent of public instruction, 1927-29; appointed 1927; resigned 1929. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke while driving, and died nine days later, in a hospital at Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb., September 19, 1935 (age 52 years, 299 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  William Wallace Atterbury (1866-1935) — also known as William W. Atterbury; "The Railroad General" — of Radnor, Delaware County, Pa. Born in New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., January 31, 1866. Republican. Railroad superintendent; president, American Railway Association; during World War I, he was called on to organize organized U.S. military railroad operations in France; he was designated Director-General of Transportation for the American Expeditionary Forces; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920; President, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1925-35. Member, American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, of apoplexy, in Radnor, Delaware County, Pa., September 20, 1935 (age 69 years, 232 days). Interment at Old St. David's Church Cemetery, Radnor, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of John G. Atterbury and Catharine (Larned) Atterbury.
  Camp Atterbury, a military training camp in Johnson County, Indiana, is named for him.  — Atterbury Army Air Base, Columbus, Indiana, later known as Bakalar Air Force Base, and since 1970 as Columbus Municipal Airport, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Maurice E. Connolly (1881-1935) — of Corona, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Corona, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; borough president of Queens, New York, 1911-28; resigned 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916, 1924; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1918; resigned as borough president in April, 1928 during an investigation of a sewer graft scandal; convicted in October 1928 of conspiracy to defraud the city; sentenced to one year in prison and fined $500; following an unsuccessful appeal, he served the prison sentence in 1930-31. Irish ancestry. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., November 24, 1935 (age about 54 years). Interment at Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Maurice Connolly and Mary Jane Connolly; married to Helen M. Connell; father of Helen F. Connolly (daughter-in-law of Leander Bernard Faber (1867-1950)).
  Cross-reference: Clarence J. Shearn
  J. W. Rufus Besson (c.1871-1936) — of Hudson County, N.J.; Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J. Born about 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1903-04; district judge in New Jersey, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died, following a series of apoplectic strokes, in Tenafly, Bergen County, N.J., January 12, 1936 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Cousin *** of Harlan Besson (1887-1949).
  Oscar Kelly Allen (1882-1936) — also known as O. K. Allen — of Louisiana. Born in a log cabin in Winn Parish, La., August 8, 1882. Democrat. School teacher; member of Louisiana state senate, 1920; Governor of Louisiana, 1932-36; died in office 1936. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the Louisiana Governor's mansion, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., January 28, 1936 (age 53 years, 173 days). Interment at Winnfield Cemetery, Winnfield, La.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Levi Allen and Sophronia (Perkins) Allen; brother of Asa Leonard Allen (1891-1969); married, December 4, 1912, to Florence Scott Love (1894-1938).
  Cross-reference: Richard W. Leche
  The Huey P. Long - O.K. Allen Bridge (opened 1940), which carries U.S. Highway 190 and a rail line over the Mississippi River, between East Baton Rouge Parish and West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, is partly named for him.
  Epitaph: "A friend to man, a follower of God, great builder, courageous leader, humble in life, exalted in death."
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Cabell Ritchie (1876-1936) — also known as Albert C. Ritchie — of Baltimore, Md.; Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Richmond, Va., August 29, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Maryland state attorney general, 1915-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1924, 1928; Governor of Maryland, 1920-35; defeated, 1934; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Phi. Died, of a parlytic stroke, in Baltimore, Md., February 24, 1936 (age 59 years, 179 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Ritchie (1827?-?) and Elizabeth Caskie (Cabell) Ritchie; married 1907 to Elizabeth Catherine Baker (divorced 1916).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Albert C. Ritchie (built 1943, scrapped 1973) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Waldo A. Evans (1869-1936) — Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 26, 1869. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Governor of American Samoa; commander of Great Lakes Naval Training Station, 1922-25; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands; appointed 1927. Died, following a stroke, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, April 15, 1936 (age 66 years, 141 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article
Horatio J. Abbott Horatio J. Abbott (1876-1936) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Clayton, Lenawee County, Mich., March 26, 1876. Democrat. Builder; merchant; oil distributor; Washtenaw County Register of Deeds, 1909-12; postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1915-23; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1920, 1928, 1932; candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1924; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1925-29; candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1929; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1932; member of Democratic National Committee from Michigan, 1933-36. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., April 24, 1936 (age 60 years, 29 days). Interment at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Abbott and Mabel (Johnson) Abbott; married, November 29, 1905, to Florence S. Abbott (1885?-?).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Ann Arbor Daily News, October 8, 1928
  Theodore Jonathan Struve (1868-1936) — also known as Theodore J. Struve; Yonathon Theodor Struve — of Haifa, Palestine (now Israel). Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 2, 1868. Importing business; U.S. Consular Agent in Haifa, 1906-16. German ancestry. Died, from apoplexia, in Haifa, Palestine (now Israel), October 10, 1936 (age 67 years, 343 days). Interment at German Cemetery, Haifa, Israel.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Peter Struve (died 1906) and Friederika (Kuhn) Struve (1841-1879); married, November 25, 1897, to Beate Lange.
  Russell Benedict (1859-1936) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1912-25. Member, American Bar Association; Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Great Neck Estates, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., November 29, 1936 (age 77 years, 4 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Seth Williston Benedict (1803-1869) and Anna Elizabeth (Russell) Benedict; married, October 19, 1892, to May Gillette Sherwood (1872-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Richard B. Smith Richard B. Smith (1878-1937) — also known as Dick Smith — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., August 27, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1924-37; died in office 1937. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks; Delta Chi. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage while at the Citizens Club, and died about an hour later, in Syracuse University Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 26, 1937 (age 58 years, 183 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Edward C. Smith (1843-1912) and Mary N. (Gannon) Smith (1850-1927); married, June 24, 1903, to Anna Leonard (1880-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  David Glenn Moore (1873-1937) — also known as D. Glenn Moore — of Pennsylvania. Born in Lawrence, Washington County, Pa., November 1, 1873. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1924-30; Dry candidate for delegate to Pennsylvania convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Presbyterian. Died of a heart attack or stroke when he went down to check the furnace on a chilly morning, in Washington, Washington County, Pa., April 5, 1937 (age 63 years, 155 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Washington, Pa.
  Burr Buchanan Lincoln (1881-1937) — also known as Burr B. Lincoln — of Harbor Beach, Huron County, Mich. Born in Mason, Ingham County, Mich., December 16, 1881. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Huron County, 1926; Michigan agriculture commissioner, 1937. Collapsed and died, from a cerebral embolism, on a downtown street in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., May 27, 1937 (age 55 years, 162 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lansing Edgar Lincoln and Philura (Buchanan) Lincoln (1851-1939); married to Esther Elizabeth Hoare (1879-1961); father of James Helme Lincoln (1916-2011); second cousin thrice removed of Levi Lincoln; third cousin twice removed of Levi Lincoln, Jr. and Enoch Lincoln.
  Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence W. Smith (1853-1937) — of Wells, Hamilton County, N.Y.; Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y. Born in Jay, Essex County, N.Y., October 19, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1902-03; mayor of Johnstown, N.Y., 1914-15, 1918-19. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, from complications of a stroke, in Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island, June 24, 1937 (age 83 years, 248 days). Interment at Central Cemetery, Jay, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Smith and Mary (Atwood) Smith; married to Cora E. Bruce.
  Paul Bonynge (c.1876-1937) — of Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1933-37; died in office 1937; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1937; died in office 1937. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died nine days later, in Locust Valley, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., June 29, 1937 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Bonynge and Louise (Latham) Bonynge; married to Anne C. Robinson.
  James J. Dooling (1893-1937) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 2, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; leader of Tammany Hall, 1934-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936; chair of New York County Democratic Party, 1936. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of a stroke, in Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 26, 1937 (age 44 years, 24 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Joseph Dooling (1857-1931) and Mary (Flanagan) Dooling.
  Harry Clymer (1870-1937) — of Steelville, Crawford County, Mo. Born in Bates County, Mo., October 15, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1897-98, 1935-37; died in office 1937; mayor of Steelville, Mo., 1902-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1916; Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-23. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., August 29, 1937 (age 66 years, 318 days). Interment at Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Clymer (1840-1924) and Emma Bell (Eldredge) Clymer (1846-1914); married, February 27, 1897, to Lillie Harrison (1872-1900); married, December 8, 1909, to Eda Davis (1884-1969).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Livingston Robertson (1876-1937) — also known as Edward L. Robertson — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 23, 1876. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 5th District, 1935-37; died in office 1937. Episcopalian. 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 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Edward Livingston
  Relatives: Son of Charles Robertson and Rebecca (Duane) Robertson; married to Elizabeth Comstock.
  Charles Fremont Amidon (1856-1937) — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Born in Clymer, Chautauqua County, N.Y., August 17, 1856. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for North Dakota, 1896-1928; took senior status 1928. Died, from tuberculosis and a cerebral hemorrhage, in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 26, 1937 (age 81 years, 131 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Smith Amidon and Charlotte A. (Curtis) Amidon; married, November 15, 1892, to Beulah R. McHenry.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Pierre Prosper Garven (1872-1938) — also known as Pierre P. Garven; Pierre Prosper Garvin — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., June 9, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1906-10, 1915-19; defeated, 1910; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916; Hudson County Prosecutor of the Pleas, 1919. Suffered a stroke, and died soon after, in the Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 3, 1938 (age 65 years, 267 days). Interment at Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Mary McNaughton; father of Pierre P. Garven (1926-1973).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Heber Manning Wells (1859-1938) — also known as Heber M. Wells — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 11, 1859. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1892; delegate to Utah state constitutional convention, 1895; Governor of Utah, 1896-1905; banker. Mormon. Died of a stroke, March 12, 1938 (age 78 years, 213 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Hanmer Wells (1814-1891); married, June 5, 1901, to Emily Katz.
  Byron Rufus Newton (1861-1938) — also known as Byron R. Newton — of Bayside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Wirt town, Allegany County, N.Y., August 4, 1861. Newspaper reporter; poet; interested in aviation during its early days; helped organize airplane races; private secretary to William G. McAdoo; publicity director for Woodrow Wilson's presidential campaign in 1912; U.S. First Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1913-17; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917-21; New York City Tax Commissioner, 1938. Suffered a stroke, and died eight days later, in Bayside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 20, 1938 (age 76 years, 228 days). Interment at Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Laurens C. Newton and Irene (Scott) Newton; married, October 3, 1900, to Winifred Cattle.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Paul Martin Pearson (1871-1938) — Born in Litchfield, Montgomery County, Ill., October 22, 1871. College professor; author; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1931-35; forced to resign in July, 1935 during a Congressional investigation of financial mismanagement in the Islands government. Suffered a stroke, and died a month later, March 26, 1938 (age 66 years, 155 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Father of Drew Pearson (newspaper columnist).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Heling (1880-1938) — of Lindenhurst, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Babylon town, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 1, 1880. Democrat. Undertaker; contractor; banker; mayor of Lindenhurst, N.Y., 1931-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932. German ancestry. Suffered a stroke, and died a few hours later, in Lindenhurst, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 21, 1938 (age 58 years, 112 days). Interment at Breslau Cemetery, North Lindenhurst, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Valentine Heling (born 1844) and Catherina Heling; married to Elizabeth Wolter (1879-1915) and Josephine Roubal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1870-1938) — also known as Benjamin N. Cardozo — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 24, 1870. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1914-16; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1914-26; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1927-32; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1932-38. Jewish. Suffered a heart attack in 1937, and a stroke in early 1938, and died a few months later, in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., July 9, 1938 (age 68 years, 46 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Cardozo (1828-1885) and Rebecca Washington (Nathan) Cardozo (died 1879).
  See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Benjamin Cardozo: The Nature of the Judicial Process
  Books about Benjamin Cardozo: Andrew L. Kaufman, Cardozo — Richard A. Posner, Cardozo : A Study in Reputation — Richard Polenberg, The World of Benjamin Cardozo: Personal Values and the Judicial Process
  James Rockwell Sheffield (1864-1938) — also known as James R. Sheffield — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, August 13, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to U.S. Sen. William B. Allison; member of New York state assembly, 1894, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1936; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1924-27; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. English and Scottish ancestry. Member, Union League. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Saranac Inn, Franklin County, N.Y., September 2, 1938 (age 74 years, 20 days). Interment somewhere in Utica, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick William Hotchkiss Sheffield and Sarah (Kellogg) Sheffield; married, November 2, 1898, to Edith Tod (granddaughter of David Tod (1805-1868)).
  Political family: Tod family of Ohio.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
Duncan T. O'Brien Duncan T. O'Brien (1895-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1895. Democrat. Secretary-treasurer, Amelia Island Fig Preserving Company; insurance broker; member of New York state senate 19th District, 1923-38. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Redmen. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, September 14, 1938 (age 43 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Michael C. O'Brien.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Edward Dickinson Duffield (1871-1938) — also known as Edward D. Duffield — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., March 3, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1904-05; village president of South Orange, New Jersey, 1917; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920 (chair, Credentials Committee), 1936; president, Prudential Insurance Company, 1922-38; acting president, Princeton University, 1932-33; director, American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Suffered a stroke, and died the next day, in South Orange, Essex County, N.J., September 17, 1938 (age 67 years, 198 days). Interment at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of John Thomas Duffield and Sarah Elizabeth (Green) Duffield; married, April 21, 1897, to Josephine Reade Curtis; married 1916 to Barbara Freeman.
  Gerrit Klay (1868-1939) — of Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa. Born in Netherlands, September 5, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1909-14; Honorary Vice-Consul for Netherlands in Orange City, Iowa, 1920-39; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Died, from a blood clot in the brain, in Orange City, Sioux County, Iowa, February 11, 1939 (age 70 years, 159 days). Interment at West Lawn Cemetery, Orange City, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married 1888 to Effie Wassenaar (1869-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles D. Capelle (1882-1939) — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born August 5, 1882. Democrat. Mayor of Independence, Mo., 1922-24; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 7th District, 1933-34. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Independence Sanitarium, Independence, Jackson County, Mo., May 14, 1939 (age 56 years, 282 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of John O. Capelle and Bettie (Duncan) Capelle.
  Samuel Davis Wilson (1881-1939) — also known as S. Davis Wilson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 31, 1881. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1936-39; died in office 1939; candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1938; twice indicted by a grand jury in 1938-39 on charges related to vice and gambling in Philadelphia; never tried. Died, from cerebral thrombosis and hypertension, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 19, 1939 (age 57 years, 353 days). Cremated.
  Alexander McIntyre Stirton (1872-1939) — also known as Alexander M. Stirton — of Michigan. Born in Brooke Township, Lambton County, Ontario, October 11, 1872. Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1908; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1909. Methodist. Suffered a stroke, and died eight months later, October 17, 1939 (age 67 years, 6 days). Interment at Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Bertha Williams.
  Charles Nagel (1849-1940) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Bernardo, Colorado County, Tex., August 9, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1881-83; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1908-12; U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Labor, 1909-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. German ancestry. Died, from a cerebral embolism while suffering from chronic myocarditis, in St. Louis, Mo., January 5, 1940 (age 90 years, 149 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Hermann Nagel (1819-1889) and Friederike (Litzmann) Nagel; married, August 4, 1876, to Fannie Brandeis (1850-1890; sister of Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1941)); married, May 1, 1895, to Anne Shepley (1866-1951).
  Political family: Taussig family of St. Louis, Missouri.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wyndham Robertson Meredith (1859-1940) — also known as Wyndham R. Meredith — of Richmond, Va. Born in Richmond, Va., April 6, 1859. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Virginia, 1896. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from pneumonia and heart disease, in Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond, Va., January 12, 1940 (age 80 years, 281 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of John Alexander Meredith (1814-1882) and Sarah Ann (Bernard) Meredith (1817-1889); brother of Charles Vivian Meredith; married to Anne Seddon Morson (1861-1917); first cousin once removed of Bernard Brockenbrough Semmes (1864-1917).
  Political family: Meredith family of Richmond, Virginia.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John William Armstrong (1867-1940) — also known as John W. Armstrong — of Belmont, Gaston County, N.C. Born in Gaston County, N.C., October 1, 1867. Republican. Postmaster at Belmont, N.C., 1889-93, 1897-1915. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Belmont, Gaston County, N.C., August 14, 1940 (age 72 years, 318 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Matthew Armstrong (1845-1927) and Clarissa (Ford) Armstrong (1851-1920); married, June 25, 1891, to Emma Irene Hunter (1875-1945); father of James Matthew Armstrong (1893-1965); first cousin of Justus Earl Armstrong.
  Political family: Armstrong family of Belmont, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ruby Laffoon (1869-1941) — also known as "The Terrible Turk from Madisonville" — of Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Born in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky., January 15, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Kentucky state treasurer, 1907; candidate in primary for Kentucky auditor of public accounts, 1911; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1921-31; Governor of Kentucky, 1931-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932, 1940; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1936. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen. Died, from a stroke, in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky., March 1, 1941 (age 72 years, 45 days). Interment at Grapevine Cemetery, Madisonville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Bledsoe Laffoon and Martha (Earle) Laffoon; married, January 31, 1894, to Mary Bryant Nisbet (1874-1972); nephew of Polk Laffoon (1844-1906); first cousin of Polk Laffoon (1877-1945).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ernest Lackey (1867-1941) — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Born in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., June 8, 1867. Insurance and real estate business; mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1916, 1928-32; defeated, 1916. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died, following a stroke, in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., March 7, 1941 (age 73 years, 272 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George W. Lackey and Mary Josephine Lackey; married, September 10, 1889, to Catherine Caroline Kreutzer (1874-1959); father of Pierce Eubanks Lackey, Hecht S. Lackey and Frederick Ernest Lackey; grandfather of Sherrill Lackey Jeffers (1938-1997) and Henry G. Lackey.
  Political family: Lackey family of Kentucky.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Morris Sheppard (1875-1941) — also known as Morris Sheppard — of Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex. Born in Wheatville, Morris County, Tex., May 28, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1902-13 (4th District 1902-03, 1st District 1903-13); U.S. Senator from Texas, 1913-41; died in office 1941. Methodist. Member, Woodmen of the World; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a brain hemorrhage, in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1941 (age 65 years, 316 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Texarkana, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of John Levi Sheppard (1852-1902) and Margaret Alice (Eddins) Sheppard (1854-1905); grandfather of Richard Sheppard Arnold, Connie Mack III and Morris Sheppard Arnold; great-grandfather of Connie Mack IV.
  Political family: Sheppard-Arnold-Mack-Bono family of Texarkana, Texas.
  Sheppard Air Force Base (opened 1941 as Sheppard Field; runways are shared with the Wichita Falls Regional Airport), in Wichita County, Texas, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Linville Bumgarner, Jr. (1867-1941) — also known as Linville Bumgarner — of Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C. Born in Millers Creek, Wilkes County, N.C., July 7, 1867. Republican. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Wilkes County, 1913-14; member of North Carolina state senate 28th District, 1915-16, 1921-22. Baptist. Died, following an attack of apoplexy, in Wilkes Hospital, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, N.C., November 1, 1941 (age 74 years, 117 days). Interment at Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James L. Bumgarner and Phoebe Hincher Bumgarner; married 1889 to Bessie R. McNeil.
  Ernest Campbell Norvell (1870-1941) — of Tracy City, Grundy County, Tenn. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., December 16, 1870. Republican. Furniture and undertaking business; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1917-25. Episcopalian. Member, Junior Order; Woodmen; Odd Fellows. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Tracy City, Grundy County, Tenn., December 28, 1941 (age 71 years, 12 days). Interment at Tracy City Cemetery, Tracy City, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Elijah Arnold Norvell (1844-1906) and Nancy Elizabeth (Campbell) Norvell (1846-1897); married, October 3, 1897, to Eda 'Ida' Von Bergen (1876-1951); third cousin twice removed of John Norvell (1789-1850) and Caleb Cushing Norvell; fourth cousin once removed of Henry Laurence Norvell and Dallas Norvell.
  Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Hooper Blood (1872-1942) — also known as Henry H. Blood — of Utah. Born in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, October 1, 1872. Democrat. Governor of Utah, 1933-41. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 19, 1942 (age 69 years, 261 days). Interment at Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Allan Blood.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Ragnvald Anderson Nestos (1877-1942) — also known as R. A. Nestos — of Minot, Ward County, N.Dak. Born in Voss, Norway, April 12, 1877. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; lawyer; member of North Dakota state house of representatives, 1911-12; Ward County State's Attorney, 1913-16; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1916, 1928; Governor of North Dakota, 1921-25; defeated in primary, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Delta Sigma Rho; Rotary. Suffered a stroke, and died three days later, in a hospital at Minot, Ward County, N.Dak., July 15, 1942 (age 65 years, 94 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Andres R. Nestos and Herborg (Saue) Nestos.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Henry Buck (1887-1942) — also known as Frank H. Buck — of Vacaville, Solano County, Calif. Born near Vacaville, Solano County, Calif., September 23, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; fruit grower; director of oil and lumber companies; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940; U.S. Representative from California 3rd District, 1933-42; died in office 1942. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Theta Delta Chi. Died, of "apoplexy" (stroke), in Washington, D.C., September 17, 1942 (age 54 years, 359 days). Interment at Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery, Vacaville, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Henry Buck and Annie Elizabeth (Stevenson) Buck; married, April 18, 1911, to Zayda Zabriskie; married, January 23, 1926, to Eva M. Benson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Doda Hearn (1886-1942) — also known as Joseph Edward Hearn — of Delmar, Wicomico County, Md. Born in 1886. Clothing merchant; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1929; service station operator. Member, Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, was incapacitated, and died the following month, September 27, 1942 (age about 56 years). Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Delmar, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Edward Hearn and Josephine Hearn; married to Iva Pearl West (1895-1983).
  Henry W. Kiel (1871-1942) — also known as "Father of the Municipal Opera" — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., February 21, 1871. Republican. Bricklayer; brick contractor; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912; mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1913-25; Missouri Republican state chair, 1926-28; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1932. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Royal Arcanum. Died, from complications of a stroke, in St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1942 (age 71 years, 278 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Henry F. Kiel and Minnie C. (Daues) Kiel; married, September 1, 1892, to Irene H. Moonan (1871-1963).
  Kiel Auditorium (built 1934 as Municipal Auditorium; name changed 1943; demolished 1992), in SAINT Louis, Missouri, was named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Boyle Workman (1868-1942) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 20, 1868. Candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1921, 1929. Died, of a brain hemorrhage, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 25, 1942 (age 74 years, 96 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Workman (1839-1918) and Maria Elizabeth (Boyle) Workman (1847-1933); married, November 17, 1895, to Martha Frances Widney (1874-1971).
  Political family: Workman family of Los Angeles, California.
  James Robert Claiborne (1882-1944) — also known as James R. Claiborne — of St. Louis, Mo.; University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., June 22, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1933-37 (at-large 1933-35, 12th District 1935-37). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in University City, St. Louis County, Mo., February 16, 1944 (age 61 years, 239 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James R. Claiborne and Frances 'Fannie' (Moore) Claiborne; married, November 26, 1919, to Louise Minnis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Edward Campbell (1878-1944) — also known as Thomas E. Campbell — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz., January 18, 1878. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1914; Governor of Arizona, 1917, 1919-23; defeated, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1924-28; member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 1, 1944 (age 66 years, 43 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Campbell and Eliza (O'Flynn) Campbell; married, June 18, 1900, to Eleanor Gayle Allen.
  See also Wikipedia article
  William Taylor Daniels (1859-1944) — of Iowa. Born in Jackson County, Ohio, September 23, 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1911-14. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa, May 4, 1944 (age 84 years, 224 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Moulton, Iowa.
  Norman Hezekiah Davis (1878-1944) — also known as Norman Davis — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tenn.; Alexandria, Va. Born in Bedford County, Tenn., August 9, 1878. Democrat. Banker; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, 1919-20; Undersecretary of State, 1920-21; U.S. delegate to international conferences; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; U.S. Ambassador to , 1933-38; chairman, American Red Cross, 1938-44, and also of International Red Cross, 1939-44. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Hot Springs, Bath County, Va., July 2, 1944 (age 65 years, 328 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Tullahoma, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Machin Hezekiah Davis and Christina Lee (Shofner) Davis; brother of Ewin Lamar Davis (1876-1949); married, October 23, 1898, to McPherson 'Mackie' Paschall (1877-1942).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Miles M. Callaghan (1868-1944) — of Reed City, Osceola County, Mich. Born in Portland, Ionia County, Mich., October 7, 1868. Republican. Hardware dealer; fruit farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Osceola District, 1929-36, 1943-44; resigned 1944; member of Michigan state senate 28th District, 1937-40; defeated in primary, 1940; charged on January 22, 1944 (along with 19 other current and former state legislators) with accepting bribes; pleaded guilty and testified against others. Suffered a stroke, and died, in Reed City, Osceola County, Mich., August 22, 1944 (age 75 years, 320 days). Burial location unknown.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt; "F.D.R." — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1944; contracted polio in the early 1920s; as a result, his legs were paralyzed for the rest of his life; Governor of New York, 1929-33; President of the United States, 1933-45; died in office 1945; on February 15, 1933, in Miami, Fla., he and Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak were shot at by Guiseppe Zangara; Cermak was hit and mortally wounded. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Grange; Knights of Pythias. Led the nation through the Depression and World War II. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Ga., April 12, 1945 (age 63 years, 72 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Roosevelt (1828-1900) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt (1854-1941); married, March 17, 1905, to Eleanor Roosevelt (niece of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); first cousin of Corinne Douglas Robinson); father of James Roosevelt (1907-1991), Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; half-uncle of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; first cousin of Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) and Katharine Price Collier St. George; first cousin once removed of Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; who married Francis Emanuel Shober); first cousin four times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Caroline Astor Drayton (who married William Phillips); second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Jabez Williams Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Roger Wolcott and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
  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).
  Cross-reference: Ross T. McIntire — Milton Lipson — W. W. Howes — Bruce Barton — Hamilton Fish, Jr. — Joseph W. Martin, Jr. — Samuel I. Rosenman — Rexford G. Tugwell — Raymond Moley — Adolf A. Berle — George E. Allen — Lorence E. Asman — Grenville T. Emmet — Eliot Janeway — Jonathan Daniels — Ralph Bellamy
  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge (opened 1962), over Lubec Narrows, between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, is named for him.  — The borough of Roosevelt, New Jersey (originally Jersey Homesteads; renamed 1945), is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Frank Garrison
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. dime (ten cent coin).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II — Joseph Alsop & Roland Gelatt, FDR : 1882-1945 — Bernard Bellush, Franklin Roosevelt as Governor of New York — Robert H. Jackson, That Man : An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jonas Klein, Beloved Island : Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello — Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom — Charles Peters, Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World — Steven Neal, Happy Days Are Here Again : The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever — H. W. Brands, Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Alan Brinkley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Stanley Weintraub, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life — Karen Bornemann Spies, Franklin D. Roosevelt (for young readers)
  Critical books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Jim Powell, FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression — John T. Flynn, The Roosevelt Myth — Burton W. Folsom, New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America
  Fiction about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Philip Roth, The Plot Against America: A Novel
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  James Hobart Allport (1874-1945) — also known as James H. Allport — of Barnesboro (now part of Northern Cambria), Cambria County, Pa. Born in Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., April 13, 1874. Republican. Engineer; coal mining business; brick and clay tile manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1932. Suffered a stroke, and died a week later, in the Philipsburg State Hospital, Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa., June 11, 1945 (age 71 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Hobart Allport (1848-1893) and Edith Susannah (Nevling) Allport (1850-1919).
  Harlan Fiske Stone (1872-1946) — also known as Harlan F. Stone — Born in Chesterfield, Cheshire County, N.H., October 11, 1872. Lawyer; Dean of Columbia University Law School; U.S. Attorney General, 1924-25; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1925-41; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1941-46; died in office 1946. Episcopalian. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, in court, while reading his dissent in the case of Girouard v. United States, and died later that day, in Washington, D.C., April 22, 1946 (age 73 years, 193 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1899 to Agnes E. Harvey.
  Cross-reference: Eugene H. Nickerson
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Harlan Fiske Stone: Melvin I. Urofsky, Division and Discord : The Supreme Court Under Stone and Vinson, 1941-1953
  Henry Morgenthau (1856-1946) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mannheim, Germany, April 26, 1856. Lawyer; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1913-16; director, Underwood Typewriter Company; director, Equitable Life Assurance Society of U.S.; president, Herald Square Realty Company; director, Mt. Sinai Hospital. Jewish. Died following a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1946 (age 90 years, 213 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Lazarus Morgenthau and Babette (Guggenheim) Morgenthau; married, May 10, 1883, to Josephine Sykes; father of Henry Morgenthau, Jr.; grandfather of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019).
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  H. Allen Barton (1893-1947) — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., February 28, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 27th District, 1931-32; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Greenwich, 1932; editor of Connecticut Bar Journal, 1943-44. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., February 5, 1947 (age 53 years, 342 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Union Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
  Henry Ford (1863-1947) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Greenfield Township (now part of Detroit), Wayne County, Mich., July 30, 1863. Engineer; inventor; founder, Ford Motor Company, 1903; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1918; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1924. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and Belgian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Publisher, in 1919-27, of the Dearborn Independent newspaper, which promoted anti-Semitic ideas through articles such as "The International Jew: The World's Problem," which were reprinted as pamphlets and books. In 1927, a libel lawsuit against Ford over these writings led him to shut down the paper and publicly recant its contents. Died, from a stroke, in Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich., April 7, 1947 (age 83 years, 251 days). Interment at Ford Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of William Ford (1826-1905) and Mary (Litogot) Ford (c.1839-1876); married, April 11, 1888, to Clara Jane Bryant (1866-1950); uncle of Clarence M. Ford (1895?-?).
  Cross-reference: James Couzens — Herman Bernstein — Alfred J. Murphy — Martin C. Ansorge
  Personal motto: "Efficiency."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Henry Ford: Douglas Brinkley, Wheels for the World : Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003 — William A. Levinson, Henry Ford's Lean Vision — Pat McCarthy, Henry Ford : Building Cars for Everyone (for young readers) — David Weitzman, Model T : How Henry Ford Built a Legend (for young readers)
  Critical books about Henry Ford: Max Wallace, The American Axis : Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, and the Rise of the Third Reich — Neil Baldwin, Henry Ford and the Jews : The Mass Production of Hate
  Henry de Forest Baldwin (1862-1947) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, November 7, 1862. Lawyer; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Skull and Bones. Died, following a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1947 (age 84 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Simeon Baldwin and Mary Sarah (Marvin) Baldwin; married, September 4, 1890, to Jessie Pinney; grandnephew of Roger Sherman Baldwin; great-grandson of Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851); second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; second cousin of Edward Baldwin Whitney; third cousin of Roger Sherman Hoar (1887-1963).
  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).
  Henry Clarence Baldridge (1868-1947) — also known as H. Clarence Baldridge — of Parma, Canyon County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Carlock, McLean County, Ill., November 24, 1868. Republican. Grain dealer; merchant; banker; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1911-13; member of Idaho state senate, 1913-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1916 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1923-27; Governor of Idaho, 1927-31; candidate for U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1942. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons; Elks; Anti-Saloon League. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, June 8, 1947 (age 78 years, 196 days). Interment at Parma Cemetery, Parma, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of William John Baldridge (1839-1908) and Amanda Caroline (Wright) Baldridge (1849-1897); married, February 1, 1893, to Cora Alena McCreighton (1872-1941); third cousin once removed of Joseph Baldrige; fourth cousin of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige and Carl Clifford Baldrige; fourth cousin once removed of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928), William Lovell Baldrige and Thomas Jackson Baldrige.
  Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Austin Norton (1867-1947) — also known as Frank Norton — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 1, 1867. Republican. Stonemason; florist; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1912-14. Methodist. Died, from a stroke, while hospitalized for senile psychosis, at Ypsilanti State Psychiatric Hospital, York Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., October 2, 1947 (age 80 years, 123 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Austin B. Norton and Sarah J. (Knapp) Norton; married to Lena Eisenlord.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William B. Baum (1856-1947) — also known as Billy Baum — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Born in Frankenmuth, Saginaw County, Mich., January 23, 1856. Democrat. Hotel-keeper; insurance agent; mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1888-89; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Saginaw County 1st District, 1893-94; mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1896-1904, 1906-08; defeated, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1904. German ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Maccabees; Foresters. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., October 23, 1947 (age 91 years, 273 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Martin B. Baum (1834-1890) and Katherina Baum (1835-1901); married, January 12, 1882, to Maria 'Mary' Schneckenberger (1855-1923); married 1924 to Nellie J. Moore.
  Henry Albert Larson (1877-1948) — also known as Henry A. Larson — of Preston, Fillmore County, Minn. Born in Fillmore County, Minn., June 27, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1920; member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1927-48; died in office 1948. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Died, following a stroke, in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., March 12, 1948 (age 70 years, 259 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Preston, Minn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Herman Arthur Bornefeld (1883-1948) — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., September 4, 1883. Honorary Vice-Consul for Sweden in Galveston, Tex., 1935. German and English ancestry. Died, from a cerebrovascular accident (stroke), in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., June 1, 1948 (age 64 years, 271 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Bornefeld (1850-1902) and Mary (Fowler) Bornefeld (1861-1938); married, March 29, 1914, to Lucie Kenison (1886-1973); nephew of Robert Carl Bornefeld (1850-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lloyd Church (c.1890-1948) — also known as "Lulu Lloyd" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Norfolk, Va., about 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1935-41, 1942-48; resigned 1941; died in office 1948; candidate for New York City Controller, 1941. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks; Tammany Hall. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, on board the ocean liner President Cleveland, en route from Yokohama to Shanghai, in the North Pacific Ocean, August 2, 1948 (age about 58 years). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Lloyd Church, Jr. (Army lieutenant, killed in action in Europe, 1945).
  Alfred M. Caldwell (1872-1948) — of Bellevue, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Lesage, Cabell County, W.Va., May 16, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948. Died, following a cerebral hemorrhage, in Speers Hospital, Dayton, Campbell County, Ky., August 7, 1948 (age 76 years, 83 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Caldwell (1839-1906) and Elizabeth (Schlaegel) Caldwell (1852-1902); married 1897 to Beulah Rich (1880-1932).
  Patrick F. Calpin (1872-1948) — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Bellevue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 25, 1872. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1903-06; Lackawanna County Sheriff; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1910. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks. Suffered a stroke at Scranton City Hall, and died later the same day at State Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., December 3, 1948 (age 76 years, 253 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick M. Calpin.
  Booker Dalton (1869-1948) — of Stuart, Patrick County, Va. Born, in a log house, in Patrick County, Va., December 13, 1869. Farmer; District Commissioner of Revenue, 1910-12, 1923-26; member of Virginia state house of delegates from Patrick County, 1914-15; Patrick County Commissioner of Revenue, 1927-39. Primitive Baptist. Lost one eye in an accident. Died, from a stroke, in Stuart, Patrick County, Va., December 13, 1948 (age 79 years, 0 days). Interment at Stuart Cemetery, Stuart, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Dalton (1836-1909) and Lucy Ann (Howell) Dalton (1844-1916); married, February 14, 1894, to Lilla Susan Shockley (1875-1970); father of Grady W. Dalton (1908-1986).
  Charles Merritt McFatridge (1871-1949) — of Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Monroe County, Iowa, August 14, 1871. Real estate and insurance business; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1937. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cerebral thrombosis, in Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa, January 1, 1949 (age 77 years, 140 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Moravia, Iowa.
  Dennis Herron Murphree (1886-1949) — also known as Dennis Murphree — of Mississippi. Born in Pittsboro, Calhoun County, Miss., January 6, 1886. Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1927, 1943; Governor of Mississippi, 1927-28, 1943-44. Died of a stroke, February 9, 1949 (age 63 years, 34 days). Interment at Pittsboro Cemetery, Pittsboro, Miss.
  John Adami, Jr. (1877-1949) — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Born in 1877. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee). Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., August 23, 1949 (age about 72 years). Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Mont.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Dewey Hilles (1867-1949) — also known as Charles D. Hilles — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, June 23, 1867. Republican. Secretary to President William Howard Taft, 1911-12; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1912-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916 (member, Arrangements Committee; speaker), 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Arrangements Committee), 1940; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1924-38; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1925; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, Loyal Legion. Suffered a stroke, and died two months later, in Speonk, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., August 27, 1949 (age 82 years, 65 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hilles and Elizabeth (Lee) Hilles; married 1896 to Dollie Bell Whiley (died 1949).
  Henry Justin Allen (1868-1950) — also known as Henry J. Allen — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born in Pittsfield, Warren County, Pa., September 11, 1868. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912, 1936; Governor of Kansas, 1919-23; defeated (Progressive), 1914; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1929-30; defeated, 1930. Methodist. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Kiwanis. Inducted to the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. Died of cerebral thrombosis, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan., January 17, 1950 (age 81 years, 128 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of John Allen and Rebecca (Goodin) Allen; married, October 19, 1893, to Elsie J. Nuzman.
  Cross-reference: Clyde M. Reed
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph L. Custer (d. 1950) — of Garden City, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Chemical engineer; vice-president, Federated Laundry Corporation; mayor of Garden City, N.Y., 1949-50; died in office 1950. Died, probably from a brain aneurysm, in Nassau Hospital, Mineola, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 24, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Colin Neblett (1875-1950) — of Tesuque, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born in Brunswick County, Va., July 6, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; district judge in New Mexico 6th District, 1911-17; U.S. District Judge for New Mexico, 1917-48; took senior status 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Jesters; Elks. Suffered a stroke in the Hilton Hotel dining room, and died soon after in a hospital at Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., May 7, 1950 (age 74 years, 305 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Santa Fe, N.M.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Adelaide Lamb.
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Harwood (1880-1950) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 10th District, 1910; U.S. District Judge for Canal Zone, 1937-38; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1941-46. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y., October 23, 1950 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Israel Harwood and Johanna Harwood; married 1915 to Alma H. Hendricks.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Clarence Roy Myers (1890-1951) — also known as Clarence R. Myers — of Caro, Tuscola County, Mich. Born in Michigan, 1890. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Member, American Legion; Rotary. Died, from a series of strokes, in Michigan, March 22, 1951 (age about 60 years). Interment at Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Solomon Myers (1861-1939) and Roxa Lena (Johnson) Myers (1869-1957); married, November 30, 1911, to Florence C. Atwood (1889-1970; daughter of Theron Wilson Atwood (1854-1917)).
  Political family: Atwood family of Caro, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dennis Joseph Dougherty (1865-1951) — also known as Dennis Dougherty; "The Great Builder" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa., August 16, 1865. Catholic priest; bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., 1916-18; archbishop of Philadelphia, Pa., 1918-51; cardinal, 1921-51; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1940, 1948; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a stroke, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 31, 1951 (age 85 years, 288 days). Entombed at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Dougherty and Bridget (Henry) Dougherty; uncle of Joseph Carroll McCormick (1907-1996).
  Cardinal Dougherty High School (opened 1956, closed 2010), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Emory Willey (1888-1951) — also known as Ralph E. Willey — of Greenwood, Sussex County, Del. Born in Greenwood, Sussex County, Del., December 21, 1888. Democrat. Merchant; insurance business; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 2nd District, 1937-38. Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford, Sussex County, Del., July 20, 1951 (age 62 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Johnstown Cemetery, Greenwood, Del.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Nancy Russell (1893-1983).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Washington Rath (1872-1951) — also known as John W. Rath — of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Born in Ackley, Hardin County, Iowa, February 26, 1872. Republican. Meatpacking executive; president, First National Bank of Waterloo; director, Illinois Central Railroad; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Member, Rotary; Newcomen Society; Union League; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, December 22, 1951 (age 79 years, 299 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of John Rath (1840-1914) and Elizabeth (Moser) Rath (1843-1917); brother of William Tecumseh Sherman Rath (1868-1952); married, August 21, 1895, to Maud Harbin (1875-1961).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ella Alexander Boole (1858-1952) — also known as Ella A. Boole; Ella Alexander — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, July 26, 1858. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1920 (Republican primary), 1920 (Prohibition); president, Women's Christian Temperance Union (national, 1925-33; world, 1931-47); Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Women's Christian Temperance Union. Died, of a stroke, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 13, 1952 (age 93 years, 231 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Col. Isaac N. Alexander (1832-1890) and Rebecca (Alban) Alexander (1834-1888); married, July 3, 1883, to Rev. William H. Boole (1828-1896).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Streett Baldwin (1894-1952) — also known as H. Streett Baldwin — of Towson, Baltimore County, Md.; Hydes, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Baldwin, Baltimore County, Md., August 21, 1894. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1931-33; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940, 1944, 1952; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1943-47. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows. Died, following a cerebral hemorrhage, in Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 19, 1952 (age 58 years, 59 days). Interment at Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Harry W. Baldwin and Mary Elizabeth (Whiteford) Baldwin; married, July 14, 1917, to Mary Virginia Smith.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  David Lee Bales (1873-1952) — also known as David L. Bales — of Eminence, Shannon County, Mo. Born near Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, April 14, 1873. Democrat. Printer; merchant; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Shannon County, 1917-30; member of Missouri state senate 22nd District, 1931-34; candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Eminence, Shannon County, Mo., October 31, 1952 (age 79 years, 200 days). Interment at New Eminence Cemetery, Eminence, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, July 2, 1893, to May Estella Powell.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clarence J. Shearn (c.1870-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Leeds, Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., about 1870. Lawyer; counsel and political associate to William Randolph Hearst; counsel for Brooklyn Manhattan Transit, now part of the New York City subway system; Independence League candidate for Governor of New York, 1908; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1915-19; defeated, 1911; appointed 1915; resigned 1919; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1918-19; commissioner for Gov. Alfred E. Smith in a 1928 investigation of sewer graft in the borough of Queens, New York City, which resulted in the conviction of Maurice E. Connolly. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 10, 1953 (age about 83 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  William Little Frierson (1868-1953) — also known as William L. Frierson — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tenn., September 3, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Tennessee, 1896; mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1905-07; U.S. Solicitor General, 1920-21. Member, American Bar Association. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., May 25, 1953 (age 84 years, 264 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Payne Frierson (1843-1893) and Mary (Little) Frierson; married, April 20, 1892, to Margaret McLemore Daniel; second cousin once removed of Horace Frierson; third cousin of Horace Frierson, Jr. (1881-1956).
  Political family: Frierson family of Columbia, Tennessee.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Earl Conrad Borchers (1891-1953) — also known as Earl C. Borchers — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Rosendale, Andrew County, Mo., December 30, 1891. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 1st District, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1952. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 29, 1953 (age 61 years, 273 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Buchanan Borchers (1857-1937) and Hattie Elnora (Borchers) Borchers (1870-1950); married, July 24, 1918, to Grace Andrea Trimble (1896-1992).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bernard Samuel (1880-1954) — also known as Barney Samuel — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 9, 1880. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936; speaker, 1948; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1941-52; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Died, from a stroke, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 12, 1954 (age 73 years, 309 days). Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Samuel and Christina (Streeton) Samuel; married, June 3, 1903, to Eleanor Hamm.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Clyde Roark Hoey (1877-1954) — also known as Clyde R. Hoey — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Born in Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C., December 11, 1877. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1899-1902; member of North Carolina state senate, 1903-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1948, 1952; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1919-21; Governor of North Carolina, 1937-41; member of Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1941-44; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1945-54; died in office 1954; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-54; died in office 1954. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen; Junior Order; Knights of Pythias; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi. Died from a stroke, at his desk in his congressional office, in Washington, D.C., May 12, 1954 (age 76 years, 152 days). Interment at Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Alberta Hoey and Mary Charlotte (Roark) Hoey; married, March 22, 1900, to Bessie Gardner (died 1942; sister of Oliver Max Gardner (1882-1947)).
  Political family: Gardner family of Shelby, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Hague Eggers (1901-1954) — also known as Frank H. Eggers — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., February 22, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; criminal court judge in New Jersey, 1929-34; district judge in New Jersey, 1934; served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Hudson County, 1947; mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1947-49; defeated, 1949; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1948. Catholic. Member, Amvets; American Bar Association. Died, of cerebral thrombosis, in Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 8, 1954 (age 53 years, 136 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Mary L. McDonald; nephew of Frank Hague (1876-1956).
  Robert T. Oestreicher (1897-1955) — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, February 28, 1897. Automobile dealer; mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1953. Christian Reformed. Died, of cerebral thrombosis, in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, February 19, 1955 (age 57 years, 356 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  William Edward Barton (1868-1955) — also known as William E. Barton — of Houston, Texas County, Mo. Born in Pickens County, S.C., April 11, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Texas County Prosecuting Attorney, 1901-02; circuit judge in Missouri 19th Circuit, 1923-28, 1935-46; defeated, 1928, 1946; U.S. Representative from Missouri 16th District, 1931-33. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in Springfield Baptist Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, Mo., July 29, 1955 (age 87 years, 109 days). Interment at Pine Lawn Cemetery, Houston, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of William Hamlin Barton (1831-1922) and Harriet Lee (King) Barton (1834-1920); married, December 19, 1900, to Marietta Tweed (1868-1954); first cousin of Courtney Walker Hamlin; first cousin once removed of Ernest Clay Hamlin (1892-1970); first cousin twice removed of Jack Ragan Hamlin.
  Political family: Hamlin family of Springfield, Missouri.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Alexander Ball (1862-1955) — also known as George A. Ball — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Born in Green, Summit County, Ohio, November 5, 1862. Republican. President, Ball Brothers glass manufacturing company; chairman, Merchants National Bank of Muncie; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 1932-37. Presbyterian. Member, Beta Gamma Sigma; Freemasons; Rotary. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., October 22, 1955 (age 92 years, 351 days). Entombed at Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Lucius Styles Ball (1814-1878) and Maria Polly (Bingham) Ball (1822-1892); married to Frances Woodworth (1872-1958); uncle of Edmund Arthur Ball; third cousin twice removed of Harrison Blodget; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Harrison Blodget (1850-1923) and Albert Lemando Bingham.
  Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Seward family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Arnold (1890-1956) — also known as Gunther Edward Arnold Schneider — of Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1890. Republican. Actor; appeared in more than 150 movies, most during 1932-56; president, Screen Actors Guild, 1940-42; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. German ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 26, 1956 (age 66 years, 68 days). Interment at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, San Fernando, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Carl Schneider and Elizabeth (Ohse) Schneider; married 1917 to Harriet Marshall (divorced 1927); married 1929 to Olive Emerson (divorced 1948); married 1951 to Cleo McLain.
  Epitaph: "He is not dead - He is just away."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Wesley Wertz (1879-1956) — also known as William W. Wertz — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born June 15, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Charleston, W.Va., 1923-31; chair of Kanawha County Republican Party, 1940-42. Died, from cerebral vascular disease, in Elkview, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 20, 1956 (age 77 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cashaus Clayborne Wertz and Chloe (Slack) Wertz.
  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
  James Middleton Cox (1870-1957) — also known as James M. Cox — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Jacksonburgh, Butler County, Ohio, March 31, 1870. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1909-13; Governor of Ohio, 1913-15, 1917-21; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916; candidate for President of the United States, 1920. Episcopalian or Brethren. Suffered a stroke, and died three days later, in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, July 15, 1957 (age 87 years, 106 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Gilbert Cox and Eliza A. Cox; married, September 15, 1917, to Margaret Blair.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Egidio Modarelli (1898-1957) — also known as Alfred E. Modarelli — of Union City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Union City, Hudson County, N.J., November 27, 1898. Lawyer; municipal judge in New Jersey, 1925-34; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1948-51; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1951-57; died in office 1957. Member, American Legion; Elks; American Bar Association. Suffered a stroke, and died four hours later, in Christ Hospital, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., September 22, 1957 (age 58 years, 299 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Modarelli and Rosa C. (Ricciulli) Modarelli; married, August 3, 1927, to Florence O. Koment.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Charles G. Johnson (1880-1957) — also known as Gus Johnson — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born October 12, 1880. Republican. California state treasurer, 1923-56; resigned 1956; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932. Resigned under fire in 1956, while subject of an inquiry into over $100,000 in unpaid personal loans from banks with state-deposited funds; no charges were ever filed. Died, four days after suffering a stroke, at Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., October 14, 1957 (age 77 years, 2 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
George W. Merck George W. Merck (1894-1957) — of West Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Rupert, Bennington County, Vt. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 29, 1894. Republican. Chemist; president (1925-49) and chairman (1949-57), Merck & Co., pharmaceutical makers; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1956. Suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, and died the next day, in Orange Memorial Hospital, Orange, Essex County, N.J., November 9, 1957 (age 63 years, 225 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Merck and Friedrike (Schenck) Merck; married, September 22, 1917, to Josephine Carey Wall (divorced); married 1926 to Serena Stevens.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Time Magazine, August 18, 1952
  Minor L. Moore (1876-1958) — of California. Born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., December 5, 1876. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1928; superior court judge in California, 1931-39; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1939-58; died in office 1958. Suffered a stroke, and died about two months later, in a sanitarium in Sunland, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 4, 1958 (age 81 years, 30 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
Lois Irene Marshall Lois Irene Marshall (1873-1958) — also known as Lois Irene Kimsey — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born May 9, 1873. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Female. Suffered a stroke in her hotel suite, and died a few days later, in Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 6, 1958 (age 84 years, 242 days). Entombed at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Edward Kimsey and Elizabeth (Dale) Kimsey; married, October 2, 1895, to Thomas Riley Marshall (1854-1925).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  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
  Hettie Elizabeth Gunn (1893-1958) — also known as Elizabeth Gunn; Hettie Elizabeth Tolbert; Elizabeth Tolbert — of Greenwood, Greenwood County, S.C.; Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C. Born in South Carolina, March 27, 1893. Republican. School teacher; postmaster at Greenwood, S.C., 1924-30. Female. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Yanceyville, Caswell County, N.C., December 18, 1958 (age 65 years, 266 days). Interment at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Yanceyville, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of Laura Josephine (Crisp) Tolbert (1867-1935) and George Whitfield Tolbert (1870-1959); married, December 29, 1938, to John Henry Gunn (first cousin of John Oliver Gunn); grandniece of John Robert Tolbert; first cousin once removed of Robert Red Tolbert (1863-1938) and Joseph Warren Tolbert.
  Political family: Tolbert family of Greenwood, South Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert Cohn (c.1885-1959) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1885. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 22nd District, 1920; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1929-55; appointed 1929; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1936-49. Jewish. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 8, 1959 (age about 74 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Dora Marcus; father of Roy M. Cohn (1927-1986; lawyer and associate of U.S. Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy).
  Jerome Klahr Huddle (1891-1959) — also known as J. Klahr Huddle — of Fort Recovery, Mercer County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Bettsville, Seneca County, Ohio, March 25, 1891. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Cologne, 1926-30; U.S. Consul General in Warsaw, 1930-35; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1947-50. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1959 (age 67 years, 356 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Ervin Klahr Huddle and Emily Lora (Newcomer) Huddle; married, April 5, 1921, to Carolina Heiby.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Vernal Rosecranz Davy (1862-1959) — also known as V. R. Davy — of Evart, Osceola County, Mich. Born in Warren, Macomb County, Mich., August 17, 1862. Republican. Merchant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Died, of a cerebral embolism, April 19, 1959 (age 96 years, 245 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Evart, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Isaiah Josiah Davy (1822-1891) and Sophronia (Denison) Davy (1827-1920).
  Leslie Aris Wikel (1884-1959) — also known as Leslie A. Wikel — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Union City, Randolph County, Ind., November 19, 1884. Democrat. Druggist; candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1948; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1949. Died, following a stroke, in Whitehall Convalescent Home, Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 9, 1959 (age 74 years, 202 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Wiley Wikel and Lola Wikel; married to Lucy L. Goodlander.
  William Porter Witherow (1888-1960) — also known as William P. Witherow — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa., April 15, 1888. Republican. Engineer; steel executive; bank director; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presbyterian. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in the elevator of the Farmers Bank Building, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 7, 1960 (age 71 years, 267 days). Interment at Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Witherow (1843-1914) and Alice May (Douglass) Witherow (1859-1922); married, December 3, 1913, to Dorothy Dilworth (1891-1964).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Oswald John Koch (1896-1960) — also known as Oswald J. Koch — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 6, 1896. Democrat. Postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1943-60 (acting, 1943-44). German ancestry. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 14, 1960 (age 63 years, 39 days). Interment at Bethlehem Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Georg Koch (1862-1958) and Sarah (Staebler) Koch (1864-1921); married to Elinor F. Rowe (1901-1985); first cousin once removed of Edward William Staebler; second cousin of Neil Oliver Staebler; second cousin twice removed of Edward Staebler (1973?-).
  Political family: Staebler family of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Lewis Neuberger (1912-1960) — also known as Richard L. Neuberger — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., December 26, 1912. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Oregon state senate 13th District, 1948-54; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1955-60; died in office 1960; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1956 (delegation chair). Jewish. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., March 9, 1960 (age 47 years, 74 days). Interment at Beth Israel Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Neuberger and Ruth (Lewis) Neuberger; married, December 20, 1945, to Maurine Brown (1907-2000).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Ray Atherton (1883-1960) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Washington, D.C. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., March 28, 1883. Architect; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, 1937-39; Denmark, 1939-40; Luxembourg, 1943; Canada, 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1943-48. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1960 (age 76 years, 352 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married to Maude Honeywell.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Reeve Schley (1881-1960) — of Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., April 28, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1944; Lend-Lease Administrator in charge of Soviet supplies, 1942; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J., June 26, 1960 (age 79 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William T. Schley; married to Kate deForest Prentice; father of Eleanor Prentice Schley; grandfather of Webster Bray Todd, Jr. and Christine Todd Whitman (1946-).
  Political family: Todd-Whitman family of New Jersey.
  John Dob Blanton (1870-1960) — also known as John D. Blanton — of Marion, McDowell County, N.C. Born in Dysartville, McDowell County, N.C., November 12, 1870. Democrat. Merchant; member of North Carolina state senate 27th District, 1935. Baptist. Died, from a cerebrovascular accident, in Marion General Hospital, Marion, Marion County, S.C., July 3, 1960 (age 89 years, 234 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Marion, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Miller Blanton (1832-1916) and Josephine (Setzer) Blanton (1839-1925); married to Nancy D. Fleming (1868-1942).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Bowditch Wigglesworth (1891-1960) — also known as Richard B. Wigglesworth — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., April 25, 1891. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to Philippines Governor-General W. Cameron Forbes, 1913; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1928-58 (14th District 1928-33, 13th District 1933-58); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1958-60, died in office 1960. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars. Died, from a stroke while being treated for phlebitis, in Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 22, 1960 (age 69 years, 180 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, April 30, 1931, to Florence Joyes Booth.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Edmund Reed Cheesborough (1867-1961) — also known as Edmund R. Cheesborough — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., July 17, 1867. Democrat. Postmaster at Galveston, Tex., 1914-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Died, from cerebral vascular accident, in Galveston, Galveston County, Tex., June 4, 1961 (age 93 years, 322 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Galveston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Edmund Reed Cheesborough (1826-1876) and Maria Theresa (Jackson) Cheesborough (1843-1924); married to Clara Floride Noble (1870-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Albert William Elsasser (1888-1961) — also known as Albert W. Elsasser — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 8, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1923-24. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion. Suffered a stroke, and died eight days later, in a hospital at Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., August 9, 1961 (age 73 years, 182 days). Interment at Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Married to Opal Langford (1896-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Berridge McCuish (1906-1962) — also known as John McCuish — of Newton, Harvey County, Kan. Born in Leadville, Lake County, Colo., June 22, 1906. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1936, 1948; Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1955-57; Governor of Kansas, 1957. Died, of a stroke, in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., March 12, 1962 (age 55 years, 263 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, Kan.
  Grover Aloysius Whalen (1886-1962) — also known as Grover A. Whalen; "The Gardenia of the Law" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 2, 1886. Democrat. New York City Police Commissioner, 1928-30; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936; president of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Irish and French Canadian ancestry. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 20, 1962 (age 75 years, 322 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Presumably named for: Grover Cleveland
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry Fountain Ashurst (1874-1962) — also known as Henry F. Ashurst; "The Cowboy Senator"; "Fountain"; "Dean of Inconsistency"; "Five-Syllable Henry"; "Silver-Tongued Sunbeam of the Painted Desert" — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born near Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nev., September 13, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1896; member of Arizona territorial senate, 1902; Coconino County District Attorney, 1905-08; delegate to Arizona state constitutional convention, 1911; U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1912-41. Catholic. Famed for saying "No senator can change his mind quicker than I." Actor in a cameo role in the 1962 movie Advise & Consent. Suffered a stroke, and died two weeks later, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1962 (age 87 years, 260 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Ashurst and Sarah Elizabeth (Bogard) Ashurst; married, March 2, 1904, to Elizabeth (McEvoy) Reno.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward William Frederick (1897-1962) — also known as Edward W. Frederick — of Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 17, 1897. Farmer; supervisor of Ann Arbor Township, Michigan, 1951-61. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 6, 1962 (age 65 years, 19 days). Interment at Botsford Cemetery, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Frederick and Rickie (Breuninger) Frederick; married to Hattie Whiteman.
  Bernard J. Berry (1913-1963) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., July 3, 1913. Democrat. Mayor of Jersey City, N.J., 1953-57; defeated, 1957, 1961; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in St. Francis Hospital, Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 6, 1963 (age 49 years, 187 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Nathan G. Coulter (c.1911-1963) — of Nashville, Howard County, Ark. Born about 1911. Furniture merchant; member of Arkansas state senate 6th District, 1963; died in office 1963. Died, two weeks following brain surgery, in a hospital at Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., September 23, 1963 (age about 52 years). Burial location unknown.
  Edward Francis Feely (1880-1964) — also known as Edward F. Feely — of Washington, D.C. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., March 6, 1880. Republican. Exporter; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1930-33. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Theta Nu Epsilon. Died of a stroke, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., August 30, 1964 (age 84 years, 177 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dennis C. Feely and Katherine (Fleming) Feely; married, March 8, 1920, to Mary E. Garfield.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Joseph Broderick (1887-1964) — also known as James J. Broderick — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 5, 1887. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1936; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of a stroke, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., September 28, 1964 (age 77 years, 54 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Broderick and Mary (Gallagher) Broderick; married to May Flanagan.
  Seth Gordon Persons (1902-1965) — also known as Gordon Persons — of Alabama. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., February 5, 1902. Democrat. Governor of Alabama, 1951-55. Died, of a stroke, in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., May 29, 1965 (age 63 years, 113 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Married to Alice McKeithen.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  John Frederick Shepard (1881-1965) — also known as John F. Shepard — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Illinois, January 30, 1881. Progressive. Psychologist; university professor; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1949; candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1952. Died, following a cerebral-vascular accident, in Whitehall Convalescent Home, Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 25, 1965 (age 84 years, 299 days). Interment at Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Frederick Shepard and Alice Jane (French) Shepard; married to Berenice Barnes.
  Frank Edward Jarvis (1883-1966) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., November 23, 1883. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1941. Died, of a stroke, in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., November 21, 1966 (age 82 years, 363 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  Hooker Austin Doolittle (1889-1966) — also known as Hooker A. Doolittle — of Rahway, Union County, N.J.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; Tangier, Morocco. Born in Mohawk, Herkimer County, N.Y., January 27, 1889. Automobile accessories business; U.S. Vice Consul in Tiflis, 1917-21; Madras, 1921-23; Marseille, 1923-26; U.S. Consul in Bilbao, 1926-32; Tangier, as of 1938; U.S. Consul General in Rabat, as of 1943; Alexandria, as of 1947. Episcopalian. Member, Sigma Nu. Died,from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Tangier, Morocco, November 30, 1966 (age 77 years, 307 days). Interment at St. Andrew Graveyard, Tangier, Morocco.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Hooker Doolittle (1859-1925) and Minnie Katharine (Schall) Doolittle (1859-1927); married, March 5, 1921, to Veronica Bergmann; second cousin four times removed of James Doolittle Wooster (1778-1856).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Max Jacob Bierschwale (1887-1967) — also known as Max J. Bierschwale — of Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Tex. Born in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Tex., January 4, 1887. Republican. Insurance business; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 21st District, 1936, 1938; chair of Gillespie County Republican Party, 1950. Catholic. German ancestry. Died, following a series of strokes, due to arteriosclerotic heart disease, in the Kopp Nursing Home, near Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Tex., May 27, 1967 (age 80 years, 143 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William Bierschwale (1858-1932) and Lina (Jung) Bierschwale (1861-1944); married, June 12, 1912, to Lydia Kusenberger (1889-1950); father of Calvin Joseph Bierschwale (1923-1990).
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Harry Hines Woodring (1890-1967) — also known as Harry H. Woodring — of Neodesha, Wilson County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Elk City, Montgomery County, Kan., May 31, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Kansas, 1931-33; defeated, 1932, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936, 1940, 1948; U.S. Secretary of War, 1936-40. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion. Suffered a stroke while recovering from burns, and died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., September 9, 1967 (age 77 years, 101 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
Leo J. Keena Leo John Keena (1878-1967) — also known as Leo J. Keena — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Knysna, South Africa. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 12, 1878. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Chihuahua, 1909-10; Florence, 1910-14; Liverpool, 1924-26; U.S. Consul General in Buenos Aires, 1914-15; Valparaiso, 1915-19; Zurich, 1919-20; Warsaw, 1920-22; Havana, 1927-29; Paris, 1929-32; U.S. Minister to Honduras, 1935-37; South Africa, 1937-42. Catholic. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Knysna Hospital, Knysna, South Africa, December 13, 1967 (age 89 years, 245 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of James Trafton Keena and Henrietta (Boyle) Keena; married, August 18, 1906, to Eleanor Clarke.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1919)
  Charlotta Amanda Spears Bass (1874-1969) — also known as Charlotta Bass — of California. Born February 14, 1874. Editor and publisher of the California Eagle, 1912-1951.; Independent Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1950; Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1952. Female. African ancestry. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at the Su Ray Convalescent Home, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 12, 1969 (age 95 years, 57 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.
  Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. (1888-1969) — also known as Joseph P. Kennedy; Joe Kennedy — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 6, 1888. Supervisor of the shipyard at Quincy, Mass.; banker; stockbroker; owner and financier of movie studios in the 1920s; organized the merger that created Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) in 1928; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1934-35; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1938-40. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of complications from a stroke, in Hyannis Port, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., November 18, 1969 (age 81 years, 73 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Augusta (Hickey) Kennedy (1857-1923) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929); married, October 7, 1914, to Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald (1890-1995; daughter of John Francis Fitzgerald); father of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford (who married Peter Lawford), Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; grandfather of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joseph P. Kennedy: Richard J. Whalen, The Founding Father : The Story of Joseph P. Kennedy, A Study in Power, Wealth, and Family Ambition
  Critical books about Joseph P. Kennedy: Ronald Kessler, The Sins of the Father : Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded — Ted Schwarz, Joseph P. Kennedy : The Mogul, the Mob, the Statesman, and the Making of an American Myth
  Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (1895-1971) — also known as Adolf A. Berle; A. A. Berle — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 29, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; economist; law professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; American Labor candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1937; U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, 1945-46. Congregationalist. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Council on Foreign Relations; American Philosophical Society; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a stroke, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 17, 1971 (age 76 years, 19 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Adolf Augustus Berle (born 1866; clergyman) and Augusta (Wright) Berle; married, December 17, 1927, to Beatrice Bend Bishop; father of Peter A. A. Berle (1929?-).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Adolf A. Berle: Latin America : Diplomacy and Reality (1962) — American Economic Republic (1963) — Power Without Property : A New Development in American Political Economy (1959) — Navigating the Rapids, 1918-1971 (1973) — Power (1969) — Tides of Crisis : A Primer of Foreign Relations (1957) — The Twentieth-Century Capitalist Revolution (1954) — The Modern Corporation and Private Property (1933)
  Books about Adolf A. Berle: Jordan A. Schwarz, Liberal : Adolf A. Berle and the Vision of an American Era
  Andrew Leroy Willey (1908-1971) — also known as A. Leroy Willey — of Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md. Born in Dorchester County, Md., April 17, 1908. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; postmaster at Cambridge, Md., 1967-71 (acting, 1967-68). Suffered a stroke, and died without regaining consciousness, in Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md., June 6, 1971 (age 63 years, 50 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cambridge, Md.
  Relatives: Son of George Ernest Willey (1868-1952) and Rida C. (Johnson) Willey (1878-1950); married 1930 to Mary Geneva Shaw (1910-1991).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Guy Everette Corn (1910-1972) — also known as Guy Corn — of Corinth, Denton County, Tex. Born in Franklin County, Tex., September 28, 1910. Mayor of Corinth, Tex., 1964-65. Died, from cerebral thrombosis, in Flow Hospital, Denton, Denton County, Tex., January 6, 1972 (age 61 years, 100 days). Interment at Good Hope Cemetery, Cypress, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Ella Corn (1876-1934) and Manfred Fredrick Corn; married, October 18, 1930, to Winnie Opal Sanders (1914-2008).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walter Augustus Huxman (1887-1972) — also known as Walter Huxman — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan. Born near Pretty Prairie, Reno County, Kan., February 16, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for justice of Kansas state supreme court, 1928; Governor of Kansas, 1937-39; defeated, 1938; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1939-57; took senior status 1957. Disciples of Christ. Suffered an apparent stroke and died in a hospital at Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., June 25, 1972 (age 85 years, 130 days). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Cross-reference: James K. Logan
  See also federal judicial profile
  Roger Lowell Putnam (1893-1972) — also known as Roger L. Putnam — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 19, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; business executive; mayor of Springfield, Mass., 1938-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1948; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1942; candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1956. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died, following a stroke, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., November 24, 1972 (age 78 years, 341 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lowell Putnam; married, October 9, 1919, to Caroline Jenkins.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Books about Roger Lowell Putnam: William Lowell Putnam, A Yankee Image : The Life and Times of Roger Lowell Putnam
Charles A. Sink Charles Albert Sink (1879-1972) — also known as Charles A. Sink — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Westernville, Oneida County, N.Y., July 4, 1879. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 1st District, 1919-20, 1925-26; member of Michigan state senate 12th District, 1921-22, 1927-30; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1932; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Acacia; Phi Mu Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi. Died, from a stroke, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 17, 1972 (age 93 years, 166 days). Entombed at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Herman Sink and Caroline (Gleasman) Sink; married, June 18, 1923, to Alva Joanna Gordon.
  Image source: Ann Arbor Daily News, October 8, 1928
  Robert Keaton Christenberry (1899-1973) — also known as Robert K. Christenberry — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Peoria, Peoria County, Ill.; Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Born in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tenn., January 27, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lost his right hand and wrist in a grenade explosion; U.S. Vice Consul in Vladivostok, as of 1919; hotel manager and executive; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1957; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1958-66 (acting, 1958-59). Presbyterian. Member, Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Shriners; Jesters. Suffered a stroke, and died two months later, in Methodist Hospital, Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., April 13, 1973 (age 74 years, 76 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Calvin Christenberry and Rebecca Arminta (Keaton) Christenberry; married, August 14, 1929, to Edna Joan LeRoy.
  Cecil Rhodes King (1898-1974) — also known as Cecil R. King — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fort Niagara, Niagara County, N.Y., January 13, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of California state assembly, 1933-35, 1937-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1942-69. Died of a stroke at a convalescent hospital in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 17, 1974 (age 76 years, 63 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Presumably named for: Cecil Rhodes
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Frank Smithwick Hogan (1902-1974) — also known as Frank S. Hogan; "Mr. Integrity" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., January 17, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; New York County District Attorney, 1941-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1958. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died, following lung cancer surgery and a stroke, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 2, 1974 (age 72 years, 75 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Thomas A. Aurelio — Bert Stand
  George Sylvester Counts (1889-1974) — also known as George S. Counts — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; New Hope, Bucks County, Pa. Born near Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kan., December 9, 1889. University professor; author; president, American Federation of Teachers, 1939-42; New York American Labor Party state chair, 1942-44; Liberal candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1952; New York Liberal Party state chair, 1955-59. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi. Suffered a stroke, and died two weeks later, in a hospital at Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., November 10, 1974 (age 84 years, 336 days). His body was donated to Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of James Wilson Counts and Mertie Florella (Gamble) Counts.
  Burton Kendall Wheeler (1882-1975) — also known as Burton K. Wheeler — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Hudson, Middlesex County, Mass., February 27, 1882. Lawyer; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1911-13; U.S. Attorney for Montana, 1913-18; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1923-47; Democratic candidate for Governor of Montana, 1920; Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932, 1936, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, from a stroke, in 1975 (age about 93 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1907 to Lulu M. White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Jesse Ormondroyd (1897-1975) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Pennsylvania, February 7, 1897. Democrat. Professor of mechanical engineering, University of Michigan; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1953. Died, following a stroke, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich., February 6, 1975 (age 77 years, 364 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert Ormondroyd and Jeannette (Wrighton) Ormondroyd; married to Kathleen Felton.
  Philip Bancroft (1881-1975) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., June 30, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908, 1936; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1938, 1944 (primary). Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Grange; Rotary. Suffered a stroke and died three days later, in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, Calif., August 11, 1975 (age 94 years, 42 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Howe Bancroft and Matilda Cooley (Griffing) Bancroft; married, June 30, 1905, to Nina Otis Eldred.
  Neal Shaw Blaisdell (1902-1975) — also known as Neal S. Blaisdell — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 6, 1902. Republican. School teacher; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1944-46; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1946-50; mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1955-69. Died, from a probable brain hemorrhage, in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, November 5, 1975 (age 72 years, 364 days). Interment at Oahu Cemetery, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.
  Relatives: Son of William Wallace Blaisdell and Malia K. (Merseberg) Blaisdell; married, October 23, 1926, to Lucy Thurston.
  The Neal S. Blaisdell Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Clinton P. Anderson Clinton Presba Anderson (1895-1975) — also known as Clinton P. Anderson — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak., October 23, 1895. Democrat. Newspaper editor; insurance business; New Mexico Democratic state chair, 1928-39; New Mexico state treasurer, 1933-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1936, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1960; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1941-45; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1945-48; U.S. Senator from New Mexico, 1949-73. Presbyterian. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Elks; Delta Theta Phi. Died, following a stroke, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M., November 11, 1975 (age 80 years, 19 days). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jay Anderson and Hattie Belle (Presba) Anderson; married, June 22, 1921, to Henrietta McCartney.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  William Nelson Greer (1909-1979) — also known as William N. Greer; Bill Greer — of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Born in Wilber, Saline County, Neb., September 29, 1909. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President; member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; member, Resolutions Committee), 1956 (member, Credentials Committee). Built and owned radio station WSTA. Died, of leukemia and a stroke, in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, April 7, 1979 (age 69 years, 190 days). Interment at Western Municipal Cemetery, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
  Mary Pickford Rogers (1892-1979) — also known as Gladys Louise Smith; Mary Pickford; "America's Sweetheart"; "Little Mary"; "Blondilocks" — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Toronto, Ontario, April 8, 1892. Republican. Professional actress in 1908-33; appeared in more than 250 films; co-founder (with Douglas Fairbanks, D. W. Griffith, and Charlie Chaplin), United Artists motion picture company; also co-founder of Motion Picture Academy; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. Female. English and Irish ancestry. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 29, 1979 (age 87 years, 51 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Charles Smith and Charlotte (Hennessy) Smith; married, January 7, 1911, to Owen Moore (director; divorced 1920); married, March 28, 1920, to Douglas Fairbanks (actor; divorced 1936); married, June 26, 1937, to Charles 'Buddy' Rogers (actor).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Mary Pickford: Kevin Brownlow, Mary Pickford Rediscovered — Eileen Whitfield, Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood
  Carlos M. Rios (1914-1980) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ponce, Ponce Municipio, Puerto Rico, March 5, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; president, Independent Theater Employees Union; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1963-65. Protestant. Puerto Rican ancestry. Died, following a stroke, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 6, 1980 (age 66 years, 93 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Candida Santos.
  Louis Waldman (1892-1982) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Yancherudnia, Russia (now Ukraine), January 5, 1892. Socialist. Civil engineer; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 8th District, 1918, 1920; expelled 1920, 1920; defeated, 1920; candidate for New York state senate 14th District, 1922; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1924; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1927 (Socialist), 1937 (American Labor); candidate for Governor of New York, 1928, 1930, 1932; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Jewish and Ukrainian ancestry. Expelled from the New York State Assembly over alleged disloyalty, along with the other four Socialist members, April 1, 1920; re-elected to the same seat in a special election, and expelled again on September 21. Suffered a severe stroke, and died four years later, in the Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 12, 1982 (age 90 years, 250 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arthur J. Sills (1917-1982) — of Metuchen, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 23, 1917. Democrat. Lawyer; New Jersey state attorney general, 1962-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died, following a stroke, in Perth Amboy General Hospital, Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., December 26, 1982 (age 65 years, 64 days). Interment at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Married to Mina Minzer.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
George D. Aiken George David Aiken (1892-1984) — also known as George D. Aiken — of Putney, Windham County, Vt. Born in Dummerston, Windham County, Vt., August 20, 1892. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1931-35; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1933-35; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1935-37; Governor of Vermont, 1937-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1941-75. Protestant. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; Odd Fellows. Died, following a cerebral vascular accident (stroke), in the Heaton House nursing home, Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., November 19, 1984 (age 92 years, 91 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Putney, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Webster Aiken (1860-1943) and Myra (Cook) Aiken; married, December 7, 1914, to Beatrice May Howard (1894-1966); married, June 30, 1967, to Lola Pierotti.
  Cross-reference: Samuel H. Blackmer
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about George D. Aiken: Michael Sherman, The Political Legacy of George D. Aiken : Wise Old Owl of the U.S. Senate
  Image source: University of Vermont
  Fred Pierce Corson (1896-1985) — also known as Fred P. Corson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Cornwall, Lebanon County, Pa. Born in Millville, Cumberland County, N.J., April 11, 1896. Methodist minister; president, Dickinson College, 1934-44; Methodist Bishop of Philadelphia, 1944-68; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1948, 1952; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Methodist. Member, Kappa Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage after a fall, in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 16, 1985 (age 88 years, 311 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Corson (born 1849) and Mary (Payne) Corson (born 1856); married 1922 to Frances Blount Beaman.
  See also Wikipedia article
Guy H. Jones Guy Hamilton Jones, Sr. (1911-1986) — also known as Guy H. Jones, Sr.; Mutt Jones — of Conway, Faulkner County, Ark. Born in Faulkner County, Ark., June 29, 1911. Democrat. School teacher; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate, 1952-60, 1964-74; expelled 1974; candidate in primary for Governor of Arkansas, 1954. As a state senator, he was instrumental in locating many state agencies in Faulkner County. Convicted in December 1972 on federal tax charges; fined $5,000 and sentenced to three years probation; expelled from the senate in 1974. Suffered heart attacks and a stroke, and subsequently died, in Conway, Faulkner County, Ark., August 10, 1986 (age 75 years, 42 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of Charles C. Jones and Cora (Henry) Jones; married 1947 to Elizabeth Relya (1916-2003).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Campaign palm card (1972)
  Walter Roe Mansfield (1911-1987) — also known as Walter R. Mansfield — of New York; New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn.; Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 1, 1911. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1966-71; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1971-81; took senior status 1981. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of a stroke, in Christchurch, New Zealand, January 8, 1987 (age 75 years, 191 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick William Mansfield (1877-1958) and Helena E. (Roe) Mansfield; married, January 17, 1947, to Gertrude Rient.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  John Howard Pyle (1906-1987) — also known as Howard Pyle — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo., March 25, 1906. Republican. Governor of Arizona, 1951-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1952. Suffered a stroke, and died about a month later, in hospital at Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz., November 29, 1987 (age 81 years, 249 days). Interment at Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe, Ariz.
  Cross-reference: Sam Mardian, Jr.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Albert Paul Morano (1908-1987) — also known as Albert P. Morano — of Indian Harbor, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., January 18, 1908. Republican. Congressional secretary to Rep. Clare Boothe Luce, 1943-47; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1951-59; defeated, 1958; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1952. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., December 16, 1987 (age 79 years, 332 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Nutter David Marvel, Sr. (1902-1988) — also known as Nutter D. Marvel — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Born in Georgetown, Sussex County, Del., June 30, 1902. Democrat. Oil supply business; owner of gas stations; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 9th District, 1949-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1960; member, Delaware Public Service Commission, 1961-73. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Shriners. Famed for his collection of horsedrawn carriages, which participated in parades and were displayed in his private museum. Died, following a stroke, in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Sussex County, Del., July 22, 1988 (age 86 years, 22 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Charles H. Marvel (1857-1926) and Martha Rebecca (Hopkins) Marvel (1864-1926); married to Willie F. Barr (1905-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Marion Price Daniel (1910-1988) — also known as Price Daniel — of Liberty, Liberty County, Tex. Born in Dayton, Liberty County, Tex., October 10, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1939-45; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives, 1943-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940, 1948, 1964; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Texas state attorney general, 1947-53; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1953-57; Governor of Texas, 1957-63; justice of Texas state supreme court, 1971-; appointed 1971. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Woodmen; Sigma Delta Chi; Pi Kappa Delta. Died, from a stroke, in Liberty, Liberty County, Tex., August 25, 1988 (age 77 years, 320 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Liberty County, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Marion Price Daniel and Nannie (Partlow) Daniel; brother of William Partlow Daniel (1915-2006); married, June 28, 1940, to Jean Houston Baldwin (second great-granddaughter of Samuel Houston); father of Marion Price Daniel, Jr..
  Political family: Daniel-Houston family of Texas.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Price Daniel: Dan Murph, Texas Giant: The Life of Price Daniel
  Kingman Brewster, Jr. (1919-1988) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Oxford, England. Born in Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass., June 17, 1919. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; law professor; President of Yale University, 1963-77; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1977-81. Member, Common Cause. Died, from a brain hemorrhage, in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, November 8, 1988 (age 69 years, 144 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Kingman Brewster and Florence Foster (Besse) Brewster; married 1942 to Mary Louise Phillips.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dominic Olejniczak (1908-1989) — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Born in Green Bay, Brown County, Wis., August 18, 1908. Real estate broker; mayor of Green Bay, Wis., 1945-55. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Board president of the Green Bay Packers football team; headed the search committee which brought Vince Lombardi as head coach and general manager. Died, following a series of strokes, in 1989 (age about 80 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Olejniczak and Victoria Olejniczak; married, November 24, 1938, to Gina Bettine.
  Enzo Gaspari (1915-1989) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 26, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1951-52; defeated, 1952; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 11th District, 1955-56; defeated, 1956. Died, from a stroke, in St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 13, 1989 (age 74 years, 46 days). Burial location unknown.
  Walton Howard Bachrach (1904-1989) — also known as Walton H. Bachrach — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 22, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1960-67. Jewish. Member, Moose; B'nai B'rith; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a stroke, in a nursing home at Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., December 17, 1989 (age 84 years, 360 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Ariz.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Roosevelt (1907-1991) — also known as Jimmy Roosevelt — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 23, 1907. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1948-52; candidate for Governor of California, 1950; U.S. Representative from California 26th District, 1955-65; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1965. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, from complications of a stroke and Parkinson's disease, in Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif., August 13, 1991 (age 83 years, 233 days). Interment at Pacific View Memorial Park, Newport Beach, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt; brother of Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; married, June 4, 1930, to Betsey Maria Cushing (1908-1998; divorced 1940; who later married John Hay Whitney); married, April 14, 1941, to Romelle Theresa Schneider (divorced 1955); married, July 2, 1956, to Gladys Irene Owens (divorced 1969); married, October 3, 1969, to Mary Lena Winskill; grandnephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch (1730?-1777); first cousin once removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Warren Delano Robbins, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin five times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin seven times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr., Philip DePeyster and Jabez Williams Huntington.
  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).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Helen Polonsky (d. 1991) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972, 1980. Female. Died, of a blood clot in the brain, November 29, 1991. Interment somewhere in Pittsfield, Mass.
  Charles David Breitel (1908-1991) — also known as Charles D. Breitel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 13, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1950-58; appointed 1950; defeated, 1950; appointed 1950; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1952; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1966; appointed 1966; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1973-79. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died, following strokes and heart failure, in Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 1, 1991 (age 82 years, 353 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herman L. Breitel and Regina D. (Zuckerberg) Breitel; married, April 9, 1927, to Jeanne S. Hollander.
  Hugh Meade Alcorn, Jr. (1907-1992) — also known as H. Meade Alcorn, Jr. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., October 20, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield, 1937-42; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1941-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (Honorary Vice-President), 1956, 1960; Hartford County State's Attorney, 1942-48; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1948; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1948-57; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1953-61; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1957-59; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Sons of Union Veterans; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange. Died, from a stroke, in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., January 13, 1992 (age 84 years, 85 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Mead Alcorn (1872-1955) and Cora Terry (Wells) Alcorn; brother of Howard Wells Alcorn; married, October 21, 1933, to Janet Hoffer; married, April 14, 1955, to Marcia Elizabeth Powell.
  Political family: Alcorn family of Suffield, Connecticut.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph H. Goldenhersh (1914-1992) — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 2, 1914. Lawyer; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1964-70; justice of Illinois state supreme court 5th District, 1970-87. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of a stroke following heart surgery, March 11, 1992 (age 77 years, 130 days). Interment at Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Cemetery, Ladue, Mo.
  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
  Roy Benjamin Aune (1900-1993) — also known as Roy B. Aune — of Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn.; Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born in a log cabin, near Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn., April 9, 1900. Superintendent of schools; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 50, 1945-50. Lutheran. Norwegian ancestry. Member, Rotary; Elks; Freemasons. Died, following a stroke, in the Lake Region Nursing Home, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn., June 1, 1993 (age 93 years, 53 days). Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of John Johansen Aune (1858-1943) and Ragnhild (Braaten) Aune (1867-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Jacob Dyneley Beam (1908-1993) — also known as Jacob D. Beam — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Princeton, Mercer County, N.J., March 24, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Geneva, 1931-34; U.S. Consul in Batavia, as of 1949; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1957-61; Czechoslovakia, 1966-69; Soviet Union, 1969-73. Died, from a stroke, in a hospital at Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., August 16, 1993 (age 85 years, 145 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Newton Beam and Mary (Prince) Beam; married to Margaret Glassford.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  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
  Joseph Hurst Ball (1905-1993) — also known as Joseph H. Ball — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn.; Stillwater, Washington County, Minn. Born in Crookston, Polk County, Minn., November 3, 1905. Republican. Newspaper reporter; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1940-42, 1943-49; defeated, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Protestant. Died of a stroke, in Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md., December 18, 1993 (age 88 years, 45 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, Va.