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Politicians who Died in the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
(or its predecessor institutions, in Washington, D.C. and Bethesda, Md.)

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  Selden Palmer Spencer (1862-1925) — also known as Selden P. Spencer — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Erie, Erie County, Pa., September 16, 1862. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1895-96; circuit judge in Missouri, 1897-1903; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1918-25; died in office 1925; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1920, 1924. Died at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1925 (age 62 years, 242 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Beecher Howell (1864-1933) — also known as Robert B. Howell — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich., January 21, 1864. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; member of Nebraska state senate, 1902-04; member of Republican National Committee from Nebraska, 1912-24; candidate for Governor of Nebraska, 1914; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1923-33; died in office 1933. Died, from pneumonia and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 11, 1933 (age 69 years, 49 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Howell (1825?-?); married to Alice (Chase) Cullingham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Herbert Ball Crosby (1871-1936) — also known as Herbert B. Crosby — of Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Washington, D.C. Born in Fairmont, Riley County, Kan., December 24, 1871. Major General, U.S. Army; Chief of Calvalry; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1930-33. Died, in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., January 11, 1936 (age 64 years, 18 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Heman Crosby (born 1849) and Jane 'Jennie' (Ball) Crosby; married, February 11, 1902, to Catherine Adelaide Dakin (1877-1968).
  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
  Lee Edward Geyer (1888-1941) — also known as Lee E. Geyer — of Gardena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wetmore, Nemaha County, Kan., September 9, 1888. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1935-37; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1939-41; died in office 1941; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Died of lung cancer, at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 11, 1941 (age 53 years, 32 days). Interment at Wetmore Cemetery, Wetmore, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Harry Lane Englebright (1884-1943) — also known as Harry L. Englebright — of Nevada City, Nevada County, Calif. Born in Nevada City, Nevada County, Calif., January 2, 1884. Republican. Mining engineer; U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1926-43; died in office 1943. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Native Sons of the Golden West. Died, of an acute heart condition, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 13, 1943 (age 59 years, 131 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Nevada City, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Fellows Englebright (1855-1915) and Kittie F. (Holland) Englebright; married, December 14, 1912, to Marie Grace Jackson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Hiram W. Johnson Hiram Warren Johnson (1866-1945) — also known as Hiram W. Johnson — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., September 2, 1866. Lawyer; Governor of California, 1911-17; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912, 1920 (alternate); Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1912; U.S. Senator from California, 1917-45; died in office 1945; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 6, 1945 (age 78 years, 338 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Annie (DeMontfredy) Johnson and Grove Lawrence Johnson (1841-1926); married 1886 to Minnie L. McNeal.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Time Magazine, September 29, 1924
  James Wheaton Mott (1883-1945) — also known as James W. Mott — of Clatsop County, Ore.; Salem, Marion County, Ore. Born near New Washington, Clearfield County, Pa., November 12, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1922-26, 1930; U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1933-45; defeated in primary, 1928; died in office 1945. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sigma Chi; Elks; Kiwanis; Acacia. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 12, 1945 (age 62 years, 0 days). Entombed in mausoleum at City View Cemetery, Salem, Ore.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Hollis Bankhead II (1872-1946) — also known as John H. Bankhead II — of Jasper, Walker County, Ala. Born near Moscow (now Sulligent), Lamar County, Ala., July 8, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944 (alternate); U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1931-46; died in office 1946; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 12, 1946 (age 73 years, 339 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of John Hollis Bankhead (1842-1920) and Tallulah (Brockman) Bankhead; brother of William Brockman Bankhead; married, December 26, 1894, to Musa Harkins; father of Walter Will Bankhead.
  Political family: Bankhead family of Jasper, Alabama.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Stanley Kellogg (1870-1948) — Born in Morrisania, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., August 20, 1870. U.S. Navy officer; Governor of American Samoa. Died, in the Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 8, 1948 (age 77 years, 141 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Nealley Kellogg (1841-1874) and Jane Harriet 'Janie' (Pollock) Kellogg; married, June 2, 1900, to Emily Wendell Taylor (1873-1946); first cousin twice removed of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875); second cousin once removed of George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin thrice removed of Jason Kellogg, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Elijah Hunt Mills and Timothy Merrill (1781-1836); fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Clark Chapin.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Holmes Overton (1875-1948) — also known as John H. Overton — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., September 17, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; chief counsel defending Huey Long during his 1929 impeachment trial; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1931-33; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1933-48; died in office 1948; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936. Member, Sigma Nu; Phi Kappa Phi; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; American Bar Association; Society of the Cincinnati; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 14, 1948 (age 72 years, 240 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Episcopal Cemetery, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Overton (1835-1913; judge) and Laura Elizabeth (Waddell) Overton (1845-1937); married, December 12, 1905, to Ada Ruth Dismukes (1885-1955); uncle of Thomas Overton Brooks (1897-1961); fourth cousin of William Nelson Brown.
  Political family: Overton-Early-Brown-Brooks family of Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Lewis Baxter Schwellenbach (1894-1948) — also known as Lewis B. Schwellenbach — of Neppel (now Moses Lake), Grant County, Wash. Born in Superior, Douglas County, Wis., September 20, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of King County Democratic Party, 1928-30; candidate in primary for Governor of Washington, 1932; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1935-40; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, 1940-45; resigned 1945; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1945-48; died in office 1948. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; American Society for International Law; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Bar Association; Rotary; Elks; Eagles. Died in Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1948 (age 53 years, 264 days). Interment at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Francis W. Schwellenbach and Martha (Baxter) Schwellenbach; married, December 30, 1935, to Anne Duffy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — NNDB dossier
  Paul Humiston Alling (1896-1949) — also known as Paul H. Alling — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Hamden, New Haven County, Conn., July 15, 1896. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Beirut, 1924-26, 1927-28; Aleppo, 1926; Damascus, 1926-27; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Morocco, 1945-47; U.S. Consul General in Tangier, as of 1947; U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, 1947-48. Member, Delta Phi. Died, in the Naval Medical Center, in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 1949 (age 52 years, 187 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edson Lyman Alling and Lulu Augusta (Harrison) Alling; married, June 23, 1923, to Romaine Bradem Loar.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Sol Bloom (1870-1949) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., March 9, 1870. Democrat. Play producer; entertainment manager; songwriter; furniture business; real estate business; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-49 (19th District 1923-45, 20th District 1945-49); died in office 1949; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Redmen. Died, from a heart attack, in the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 7, 1949 (age 78 years, 363 days). Interment at Mt. Eden Cemetery, Westchester Hills, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Garrison Bloom and Sara Bloom; married 1897 to Evelyn Hechheimer (1876-1941).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Vincent Forrestal (1892-1949) — also known as James V. Forrestal — of Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Matteawan (now part of Beacon), Dutchess County, N.Y., February 15, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1944-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1947-49. Catholic. Jumped from a window on the 16th floor, and fell to his death, while a patient at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 22, 1949 (age 57 years, 96 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Schuyler Otis Bland (1872-1950) — also known as S. Otis Bland — of Newport News, Va.; Hampton, Va. Born in Gloucester County, Va., May 4, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1918-50 (1st District 1918-33, at-large 1933-35, 1st District 1935-50); died in office 1950. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Order. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 16, 1950 (age 77 years, 288 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Schuyler Bland (1832-1877) and Olivia James (Anderson) Bland (1849-1930); married to Mary Crawford Putzel (1887-1969).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Virgil Munday Chapman (1895-1951) — also known as Virgil Chapman — of Irvine, Estill County, Ky.; Paris, Bourbon County, Ky. Born in Middleton, Simpson County, Ky., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1925-29, 1931-49 (7th District 1925-29, 1931-33, at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-49); defeated, 1928; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1949-51; died in office 1951. Disciples of Christ. Member, American Bar Association; Alpha Delta Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Tau Kappa Alpha; Order of the Coif; Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen; Maccabees; Sons of Confederate Veterans. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 8, 1951 (age 55 years, 358 days). Interment at Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Virgil Chapman and Lily (Munday) Chapman; married, June 12, 1920, to Mary Adams Talbott.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frank Buchanan (1902-1951) — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., December 1, 1902. Democrat. School teacher; athletic coach; automobile dealer; mayor of McKeesport, Pa., 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1946-51; died in office 1951. Protestant. Member, American Economic Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Lions. Died, from esophageal and gastric bleeding, in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 27, 1951 (age 48 years, 147 days). Interment at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near McKeesport, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Buchanan and Mary (Campbell) Buchanan; married, January 4, 1929, to Vera Daerr (1902-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Reid F. Murray Reid Fred Murray (1887-1952) — also known as Reid F. Murray — of Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wis.; Ogdensburg, Waupaca County, Wis. Born in Ogdensburg, Waupaca County, Wis., October 16, 1887. Republican. University professor; county agricultural extension agent; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1939-52; died in office 1952. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 29, 1952 (age 64 years, 196 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Near Ogdensburg, Waupaca County, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Adolph Joachim Sabath (1866-1952) — also known as Adolph J. Sabath; A. J. Sabath — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Zabori, Bohemia (now Czechia), April 4, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in Illinois, 1895-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1907-52 (5th District 1907-49, 7th District 1949-52); died in office 1952. Jewish. Bohemian ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Royal League. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 6, 1952 (age 86 years, 216 days). Interment at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Joachim Sabath and Barbara (Eissenschimmel) Sabath; married, December 31, 1917, to Mae Ruth Fuerst (1892-1956).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Raleigh Bryson (1893-1953) — also known as Joseph R. Bryson — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Brevard, Transylvania County, N.C., January 18, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Greenville County, 1921-24; member of South Carolina state senate from Greenville County, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1939-53; died in office 1953. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Junior Order; Redmen; Woodmen; Freemasons; Shriners; Lions. Died in the naval hospital at Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 10, 1953 (age 60 years, 51 days). Interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Robert L. Bryson and Mattie (Allison) Bryson; married to Ruth Rucker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Willis Smith (1887-1953) — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Norfolk, Va., December 19, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1927-32; Speaker of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, 1931-32; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1952; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1950-53; died in office 1953. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Order of the Coif; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Kiwanis. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 26, 1953 (age 65 years, 189 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Willis Smith and Mary Shaw (Creecy) Smith; married, April 30, 1919, to Anna Lee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles William Tobey (1880-1953) — also known as Charles W. Tobey — of Temple, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 22, 1880. Republican. President, F. M. Hoyt Shoe Company; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1915-16, 1919-20, 1923-24; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1925-26; Governor of New Hampshire, 1929-31; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1933-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1939-53; died in office 1953. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 24, 1953 (age 73 years, 2 days). Interment at Miller Cemetery, Temple, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Tobey and Ellen Hall (Parker) Tobey; married, June 4, 1902, to Francelia M. Lovett (died 1947).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Dwight Palmer Griswold (1893-1954) — also known as Dwight P. Griswold — of Gordon, Sheridan County, Neb.; Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Born in Harrison, Sioux County, Neb., November 27, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; newspaper editor; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1921-23; member of Nebraska state senate, 1925-29; Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47; defeated, 1932, 1934; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1952-54; died in office 1954. Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 12, 1954 (age 60 years, 136 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Dwight Hubbard Griswold (1860-1928) and Clarissa (Palmer) Griswold; married, September 25, 1919, to Erma Elliott; second cousin four times removed of Elijah Abel and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin five times removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Franklin Warren Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Val Peterson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Cordell Hull Cordell Hull (1871-1955) — also known as "Father of the United Nations" — of Carthage, Smith County, Tenn. Born in a log cabin at Olympus, Overton County (now Pickett County), Tenn., October 2, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1893-97; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; circuit judge in Tennessee, 1903-07; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 4th District, 1907-21, 1923-31; defeated, 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Tennessee, 1914-24; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1921-24; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1928, 1940, 1944; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1931-33; U.S. Secretary of State, 1933-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1936. Baptist; later Episcopalian. Received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. Died, of heart disease and tuberculosis, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 23, 1955 (age 83 years, 294 days). Entombed at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Hull and Elizabeth (Riley) Hull.
  Cross-reference: Thomas K. Finletter
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Cordell Hull: The Memoirs of Cordell Hull
  Books about Cordell Hull: Julius William Pratt, Cordell Hull, 1933-44
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1963)
  John David Dingell (1894-1955) — also known as John D. Dingell — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 2, 1894. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1933-55; died in office 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1952; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; International Typographical Union. Died at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1955 (age 61 years, 229 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Adam Dingell and Mary (Knapp) Dingell; married, April 27, 1925, to Grace Blossom Bigler (1894-1962); father of John David Dingell, Jr.; grandfather of Christopher D. Dingell (1954?-).
  Political family: Dingell family of Detroit, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Carl Williams Hinshaw (1894-1956) — also known as Carl Hinshaw — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 28, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from California, 1939-56 (11th District 1939-43, 20th District 1943-56); defeated, 1936; died in office 1956; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948. Died, of pneumonia and congestive heart failure, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 5, 1956 (age 62 years, 8 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Raymond McCarthy (1908-1957) — also known as Joseph R. McCarthy; Joe McCarthy; "Tail-Gunner Joe" — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Born in Grand Chute, Outagamie County, Wis., November 14, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Wisconsin 10th Circuit, 1940-46; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1947-57; died in office 1957; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948; speaker, 1952. Catholic. Claimed in a 1950 speech that he had a list of 205 Communists employed in the U.S. State Department; went on to conduct hearings and investigations into alleged subersive activities and Communist influence on society; with his sensationalist tactics and disregard for fairness and due process, he dominated the American political scene for a period of time, now called the McCarthy Era; public opinion turned against him when he tried to investigate the Army; in December 1953, the Senate voted 67-22 to censure him for "contemptuous conduct" and abuse of select committee privilege. Died of a liver ailment at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 1957 (age 48 years, 169 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Appleton, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy McCarthy (1867-1946) and Bridget (Tierney) McCarthy (1870-1941); married, September 29, 1953, to Jean Fraser Kerr (1924-1979).
  Cross-reference: L. Brent Bozell — Norman Armour — Joseph C. Grew — Robert Woods Bliss — William Phillips — Albert Cohn — Corliss Lamont — Merwin K. Hart — Charles W. Thayer — John S. Service
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Joseph R. McCarthy: Richard H. Rovere, Senator Joe McCarthy — Arthur Herman, Joseph McCarthy : Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator — Ellen Schrecker, The Age of McCarthyism — Thomas C. Reeves, The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy : A Biography
  Fiction about Joseph R. McCarthy: William F. Buckley, Jr., The Redhunter : a novel based on the life of Senator Joe McCarthy
Matthew M. Neely Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) — also known as Matthew M. Neely — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Grove, Doddridge County, W.Va., November 9, 1874. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; mayor of Fairmont, W.Va., 1908-10; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1913-21, 1945-47; defeated, 1920, 1946; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1923-29, 1931-41, 1949-58; defeated, 1928; resigned 1941; defeated, 1942; died in office 1958; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1952, 1956; Governor of West Virginia, 1941-45. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Delta Chi; Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Beta Kappa; Americans for Democratic Action; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, from cancer, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 1958 (age 83 years, 70 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Newlon Neely (1828-1906) and Mary (Morris) Neely (1848-1938); married, October 21, 1903, to Alberta Claire Ramage (1881-1976); grandfather of Richard Neely (1941-).
  Cross-reference: George Arnold — Charles Lively
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1919)
  George Shannon Long (1883-1958) — also known as George S. Long — of Oklahoma; Monroe, Ouachita Parish, La.; Pineville, Rapides Parish, La. Born in a log cabin, Tunica, Winn Parish, La., September 11, 1883. Democrat. Dentist; lawyer; member of Oklahoma state house of representatives, 1920-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 8th District, 1953-58; died in office 1958. Member, Freemasons. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 22, 1958 (age 74 years, 192 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, La.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Pierce Long (1852-1937) and Caledonia Palestine (Tison) Long (1860-1913); brother of Huey Pierce Long (who married Rose McConnell) and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (who married Blanche B. Revere); uncle of Russell Billiu Long; second cousin once removed of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
  Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) — also known as William J. Donovan; "Wild Bill" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 1, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1922; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, 1922-24; candidate for Governor of New York, 1932; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1953-54. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Received the Medal of Honor for action during World War I. During World War II, he founded and led the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, which later became the Central Intelligence Agency. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., February 8, 1959 (age 76 years, 38 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy P. Donovan and Anna (Lennon) Donovan; married, July 15, 1914, to Ruth Rumsey.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Daniel Alden Reed (1875-1959) — also known as Daniel A. Reed — of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Born in Sheridan, Chautauqua County, N.Y., September 15, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1919-59 (43rd District 1919-45, 45th District 1945-53, 43rd District 1953-59); died in office 1959. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Delta Chi; Elks. Died, of a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., February 19, 1959 (age 83 years, 157 days). Interment at Sheridan Cemetery, Sheridan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Anson William Reed and Alfreda Reed; married to Georgia E. Ticknor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Gould Polk (1896-1959) — also known as James G. Polk — of Highland, Highland County, Ohio. Born in Penn Township, Highland County, Ohio, October 6, 1896. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1931-41, 1949-59; died in office 1959. Died in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1959 (age 62 years, 204 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Highland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Catlett Marshall (1880-1959) — also known as George C. Marshall — of Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va. Born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., December 31, 1880. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Secretary of State, 1947-49; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1950-51. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha Order; Society of the Cincinnati. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., October 16, 1959 (age 78 years, 289 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of George Catlett Marshall and Laura (Bradford) Marshall; married, February 11, 1902, to Elizabeth Carter Coles (died 1927); married, October 15, 1930, to Katherine Boyce Tupper Brown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about George C. Marshall: Larry I. Bland & James B. Barber, George C. Marshall, Soldier of Peace
  Steven V. Carter (1915-1959) — of Iowa. Born in Carterville (now part of Provo), Utah County, Utah, October 8, 1915. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1959; defeated, 1948, 1950, 1956; died in office 1959. Died, of cancer, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 4, 1959 (age 44 years, 27 days). Interment at Leon Cemetery, Leon, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Mann Mumma (1890-1961) — also known as Walter M. Mumma — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Born in Steelton, Dauphin County, Pa., November 20, 1890. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1951-61 (18th District 1951-53, 16th District 1953-61); died in office 1961. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 25, 1961 (age 70 years, 97 days). Interment at East Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Brazilla Carroll Reece (1889-1961) — also known as B. Carroll Reece — of Butler, Johnson County, Tenn.; Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in a log cabin near Butler, Johnson County, Tenn., December 22, 1889. Republican. School teacher; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1921-31, 1933-47, 1951-61; died in office 1961; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1932, 1936, 1944, 1948 (speaker), 1956, 1960; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1939-40; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1946-48; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1948; Tennessee Republican state chair, 1958. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Economic Association; American Statistical Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Delta Sigma Pi; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 19, 1961 (age 71 years, 87 days). Interment at Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of John Isaac Reece and Sarah E. (Maples) Reece; married, October 30, 1923, to Louise Goff (1898-1970) (daughter of Guy Despard Goff).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Walter Bedell Smith (1895-1961) — also known as "Beetle" — Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 5, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1946-48; Director of Central Intelligence, 1950-53. Died after a heart attack, at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., August 9, 1961 (age 65 years, 308 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Walter Bedell Smith: D. K. R. Crosswell, Beetle: The Life of General Walter Bedell Smith
  Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr. (1897-1961) — also known as A. J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 17, 1897. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; shipping business; U.S. Minister to Norway, 1935-37, 1941-42; Netherlands, 1941-42; Yugoslavia, 1941; Czechoslovakia, 1941-43; Greece, 1941-42; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1937-43; Belgium, 1941-43; Netherlands, 1942-43; Norway, 1942-43; Yugoslavia, 1942; Greece, 1942-43; Czechoslovakia, 1943; Spain, 1961. Died, from lung cancer and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., November 13, 1961 (age 63 years, 331 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; cenotaph at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Cordelia Rundell (Bradley) Biddle (1873-1947) and Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1874-1948); married, June 16, 1915, to Mary Lillian Duke (1887-1960; tobacco heiress; divorced 1931; niece of James Buchanan Duke); married 1931 to Margaret (Thompson) Schulze (1902-1956; divorced 1936; daughter of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930)); married 1946 to Margaret Atkinson Loughborough; uncle of Angier Biddle Duke; great-grandnephew of Charles John Biddle; second great-grandnephew of James Biddle, John Biddle (1792-1859) and Richard Biddle; third great-grandson of Charles Biddle; third great-grandnephew of Edward Biddle; first cousin five times removed of John Scull; second cousin twice removed of John Biddle (1859-1936); second cousin thrice removed of Edward MacFunn Biddle; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Bingham Penrose, Edward Scull and Thomas Biddle; fourth cousin once removed of Boies Penrose, Spencer Penrose and Edward MacFunn Biddle, Jr..
  Political family: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Andrew Frank Schoeppel (1894-1962) — also known as Andrew F. Schoeppel — of Ness City, Ness County, Kan.; Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born near Claflin, Barton County, Kan., November 23, 1894. Republican. Athletic coach; lawyer; Governor of Kansas, 1943-47; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1949-62; died in office 1962; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1956. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Rotary; Lions; Freemasons; Shriners. Died of abdominal cancer, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 21, 1962 (age 67 years, 59 days). Interment at Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of George J. Schoeppel and Anna (Phillip) Schoeppel; married, June 2, 1924, to Marie Thomsen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Francis Higbee Case (1896-1962) — also known as Francis Case — of Custer, Custer County, S.Dak. Born in Everly, Clay County, Iowa, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; newspaper editor and publisher; rancher; U.S. Representative from South Dakota 2nd District, 1937-51; U.S. Senator from South Dakota, 1951-62; died in office 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1956 (speaker). Methodist. Member, American Legion; Pi Kappa Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Freemasons; Acacia; Elks; Rotary. Died, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1962 (age 65 years, 195 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Rapid City, S.Dak.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Herbert Llywellen Case and Mary Ellen (Grannis) Case; married, August 19, 1926, to Myrle Lucille Graves.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Christopher O'Mahoney (1884-1962) — also known as Joseph C. O'Mahoney — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., November 5, 1884. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; vice-chair of Wyoming Democratic Party, 1922-30; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Wyoming, 1929-34; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1934-53, 1954-61; defeated, 1952; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1944. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Kappa Sigma. Died in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 1, 1962 (age 78 years, 26 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Cheyenne, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of Dennis O'Mahoney and Elizabeth (Sheehan) O'Mahoney; married, June 11, 1913, to Agnes V. O'Leary.
  Cross-reference: Teno Roncalio
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Carey Estes Kefauver (1903-1963) — also known as Estes Kefauver — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born near Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., July 26, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1939-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944 (alternate; speaker), 1952; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1949-63; died in office 1963; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1952, 1956; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Lions; American Bar Association; Rotary; Americans for Democratic Action; American Political Science Association; Kappa Sigma; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., August 10, 1963 (age 60 years, 15 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Monroe County, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Cooke Kefauver (1870-1958) and Phredonia Bradford (Estes) Kefauver (1873-1948); married, August 8, 1935, to Nancy Patterson Pigott (1911-1967); first cousin once removed of Joseph Wingate Folk (1869-1923); second cousin thrice removed of Montgomery Blair and Francis Preston Blair, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of James Lawrence Blair, Francis Preston Blair Lee and Gist Blair; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Brooke Lee.
  Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The Kefauver Federal Building, in Nashville, Tennessee, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Estes Kefauver: Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Joseph Bruce Gorman, Kefauver: A Political Biography
  Herbert Covington Bonner (1891-1965) — also known as Herbert C. Bonner — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. Born in Washington, Beaufort County, N.C., May 16, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1940-65; died in office 1965; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1944 (alternate), 1956, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., November 7, 1965 (age 74 years, 175 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert M. Bonner and Hannah (Hare) Bonner; married to Eva Hassell Hackney (1890-1975).
  The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge (built 1963, closed 2013), over the Oregon Inlet, from Bodie Island to Pea Island, in Dare County, North Carolina, was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Finley Baldwin, Jr. (1915-1966) — also known as John F. Baldwin, Jr. — of Martinez, Contra Costa County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., June 28, 1915. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California, 1955-66 (6th District 1955-63, 14th District 1963-66); died in office 1966. Member, Sierra Club; Kiwanis. Died, of cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 9, 1966 (age 50 years, 254 days). Interment at Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John Finley Baldwin and Nellie (Linekin) Baldwin; married, December 20, 1944, to Mary Isaacs.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jesse Arthur Younger (1893-1967) — also known as J. Arthur Younger — of San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Albany, Linn County, Ore., April 11, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from California, 1953-67 (9th District 1953-63, 11th District 1963-67); died in office 1967; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners; Newcomen Society; Delta Upsilon. Died, of leukemia, at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1967 (age 74 years, 70 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Hardin Younger and Lena (Galbraith) Younger; married, June 30, 1915, to Margaret Meany (died 1945); married, December 11, 1946, to Norma Wells.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Gordon Leo McDonough (1895-1968) — also known as Gordon L. McDonough — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 2, 1895. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1937; U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 1945-63; defeated, 1962. Catholic. Died, of a heart ailment, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 25, 1968 (age 73 years, 175 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) — also known as Dwight D. Eisenhower; "Ike" — Born in Denison, Grayson County, Tex., October 14, 1890. Republican. General in the U.S. Army during World War II; president of Columbia University, 1948-53; President of the United States, 1953-61. Presbyterian. German ancestry. Member, American Legion; Council on Foreign Relations; Loyal Legion. Died, after a series of heart attacks, at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 28, 1969 (age 78 years, 165 days). Interment at Eisenhower Center, Abilene, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Ida Elizabeth (Stover) Eisenhower (1862-1946) and David Jacob Eisenhower (1863-1942); brother of Milton Stover Eisenhower; married, July 1, 1916, to Mary Geneva "Mamie" Doud (1896-1979); father of John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (1922-?); grandfather of Dwight David Eisenhower II (son-in-law of Richard Milhous Nixon).
  Political family: Eisenhower-Nixon family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Sherman Adams — Carter L. Burgess — Woodrow Wilson Mann — Jacqueline C. Odlum — George E. Allen — Meyer Kestnbaum
  The Eisenhower Expressway, from downtown Chicago west to Hillside, in Cook County, Illinois, is named for him.  — The Eisenhower Tunnel (opened 1973), which carries westbound I-70 under the Continental Divide, in the Rocky Mountains, from Clear Creek County to Summit County, Colorado, is named for him.  — The Eisenhower Range of mountains, in Victoria Land, Antarctica, is named for him.  — Mount Eisenhower (formerly Mount Pleasant), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $1 coin (1971-78).
  Campaign slogan: "I Like Ike."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Dwight D. Eisenhower: Stephen E. Ambrose, Eisenhower : Soldier and President — Fred I. Greenstein, The Hidden-Hand Presidency : Eisenhower as Leader — Carlo d'Este, Eisenhower : A Soldier's Life — Robert F. Burk, Dwight D. Eisenhower: Hero and Politician — Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr., Red Carpet at the White House : Four years as Chief of Protocol in the Eisenhower Administration — Jim Newton, Eisenhower: The White House Years — William Lee Miller, Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1969)
  William Henry Bates (1917-1969) — also known as William H. Bates — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., April 26, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1950-69; died in office 1969. Died, from stomach cancer, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1969 (age 52 years, 57 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of George Joseph Bates (1891-1949) and Nora Bates; married to Jean Dreyer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Everett M. Dirksen Everett McKinley Dirksen (1896-1969) — also known as Everett M. Dirksen; "The Wizard of Ooze" — of Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill. Born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., January 4, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; merchant; U.S. Representative from Illinois 16th District, 1933-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (speaker), 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Credentials Committee), 1964 (delegation chair), 1968 (delegation chair); U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1951-69; died in office 1969. Christian Reformed. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Eagles; Elks; Moose; American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Izaak Walton League. Died, of lung cancer, at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., September 7, 1969 (age 73 years, 246 days). Interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of Joy Dirksen (who married Howard Henry Baker, Jr. (1925-2014)).
  Political family: Baker-Dirksen family of Huntsville and Alcoa, Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: Harold E. Rainville
  The Dirksen Senate Office Building (opened 1958), in Washington, D.C., is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books about Everett Dirksen: Byron C. Hulsey, Everett Dirksen and His Presidents: How a Senate Giant Shaped American Politics
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1981)
  Glenard Paul Lipscomb (1915-1970) — also known as Glenard P. Lipscomb — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 19, 1915. Republican. Accountant; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1947-53; U.S. Representative from California 24th District, 1953-70; died in office 1970; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee). Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Elks. Died, of intestinal cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 1, 1970 (age 54 years, 166 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.
  The nuclear-powered U.S. Navy submarine USS Glenard P. Lipscomb (launched 1973, scrapped 1997) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  James Boyd Utt (1899-1970) — also known as James B. Utt — of Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif. Born in Tustin, Orange County, Calif., March 11, 1899. Republican. Appraiser; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1933-36; U.S. Representative from California, 1953-70 (28th District 1953-63, 35th District 1963-70); died in office 1970; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Presbyterian. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Izaak Walton League; Lions; Native Sons of the Golden West; Freemasons; Shriners. Suffered a heart attack during religious services at a church in Washington, D.C., and died soon after at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 1, 1970 (age 70 years, 355 days). Interment at Santa Ana Cemetery, Santa Ana, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Utt and Mary M. (Sheldon) Utt; married, May 7, 1921, to Charlene Elizabeth Drips.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Ainslie Ageton (1900-1971) — also known as Arthur A. Ageton — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Fromberg, Carbon County, Mont., October 25, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; rear admiral; U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1954-57; university professor. Episcopalian. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 23, 1971 (age 70 years, 180 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Benjamin Ageton and Minnie Anna (Drummond) Ageton; married, November 24, 1933, to Jo Lucille Gallion.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Arthur A. Ageton: Admiral Ambassador to Russia, with William H. Standley (1955) — The Naval Officer's Guide (1944) — Naval Leadership and the American Bluejacket (1944)
  Fiction by Arthur A. Ageton: Hit the Beach — The Jungle Seas
Hugo L. Black Hugo Lafayette Black (1886-1971) — also known as Hugo L. Black — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala.; Alexandria, Va. Born in Harlan, Clay County, Ala., February 27, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; police court judge in Alabama, 1910-11; Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-17; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1927-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1937-71; took senior status 1971. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Ku Klux Klan. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., September 25, 1971 (age 85 years, 210 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William La Fayette Black and Martha Ardella (Toland) Black; married, February 23, 1921, to Josephine Patterson Foster (died 1951); married, September 11, 1957, to Elizabeth Seay DeMeritte.
  Epitaph: "Here lies a good man."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Hugo L. Black: Roger K. Newman, Hugo Black : A Biography — Howard Ball, Hugo L. Black : Cold Steel Warrior — James F Simon, The antagonists: Hugo Black, Felix Frankfurter and civil liberties in modern America — Howard Ball & Phillip J. Cooper, Of Power and Right: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and America's Constitutional Revolution
  Image source: Library of Congress
Allen J. Ellender Allen Joseph Ellender (1890-1972) — also known as Allen J. Ellender — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Born in Montegut, Terrebonne Parish, La., September 24, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1921; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1924-36; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1932-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936, 1952; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1937-72; died in office 1972; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1939-40. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 27, 1972 (age 81 years, 307 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, La.
  Relatives: Son of Wallace Richard Ellender and Victoria (Javaux) Ellender; married, March 19, 1917, to Helen Calhoun Donnelly (died 1949).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Allen J. Ellender: Thomas A. Becnel, Senator Allen Ellender of Louisiana : A Biography
  Image source: Ingham County News, April 30, 1936
  Murray M. Chotiner (1909-1974) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; McLean, Fairfax County, Va. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 4, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1944, 1952, 1956; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1960. Special counsel to President Richard Nixon, 1970-71. Injured in an automobile accident on Chain Bridge Road, McLean, Va., in front of the home of Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, and died one week later, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 30, 1974 (age 64 years, 118 days). Interment at National Memorial Park, Near Falls Church, Fairfax County, Va.
  Relatives: Married, November 17, 1956, to Ruth Arnold.
  See also Wikipedia article
Charles E. Potter Charles Edward Potter (1916-1979) — also known as Charles E. Potter — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich., October 30, 1916. Republican. Major in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1947-52; resigned 1952; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1952-59; defeated, 1958. Methodist. Member, Elks; Eagles; Kiwanis; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets. Wounded in World War II, and lost his legs. Died in Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., November 23, 1979 (age 63 years, 24 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Donald Lester Jackson (1910-1981) — also known as Donald L. Jackson — of Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Washington, D.C. Born in Ipswich, Edmunds County, S.Dak., January 23, 1910. Republican. Newspaper editor; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1947-61; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1969-72. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Reserve Officers Association; Marine Corps League. Died at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 27, 1981 (age 71 years, 124 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus Lester Jackson and Betina Phoebe (Ames) Jackson; married to Shirley Connell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Patrick Addabbo (1925-1986) — also known as Joseph P. Addabbo — of New York. Born in Ozone Park, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 17, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1961-86 (5th District 1961-63, 7th District 1963-83, 6th District 1983-86); died in office 1986. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, from cancer and a heart attack, in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1986 (age 61 years, 24 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dominick Addabbo and Anna Addabbo; married to Grace Salamone; father of Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (1964-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) — also known as Thoroughgood Marshall — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 2, 1908. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1961-65; resigned 1965; U.S. Solicitor General, 1965-67; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1967-91; took senior status 1991. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP; National Bar Association; Alpha Phi Alpha; American Civil Liberties Union. Received Spingarn Medal in 1946 First African-American Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Died, from a heart attack, in the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 24, 1993 (age 84 years, 206 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.; memorial monument at Lawyers' Mall, Annapolis, Md.
  Relatives: Married, September 4, 1929, to Vivien Burey (died 1955); married, December 17, 1955, to Cecilia Suyat; father of Thurgood Marshall, Jr. (1956-).
  Political family: Marshall family of New York City, New York.
  Cross-reference: William Curtis Bryson
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Thurgood Marshall: Juan Williams, Thurgood Marshall : American Revolutionary — Randall W. Bland, Justice Thurgood Marshall, Crusader for Liberalism : His Judicial Biography — Mark V. Tushnet, Making Constitutional Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991 — Mark V. Tushnet, Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961 — Gilbert King, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
  William Huston Natcher (1909-1994) — also known as William H. Natcher — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Born in Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky., September 11, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; Warren County Attorney, 1938-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; commonwealth attorney, 8th District, 1951-53; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1953-94; died in office 1994. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Kiwanis; Odd Fellows. Died, in the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 29, 1994 (age 84 years, 199 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of J. M. Natcher and Blanche (Hays) Natcher; married, June 17, 1937, to Virginia Reardon.
  The William H. Natcher Parkway (opened 1972 as the Green River Parkway; renamed 1994; redesignated 2018 as Interstate 165, without the Natcher name), which ran through Warren, Butler, Ohio, and Daviess counties, Kentucky, was named for him.  — The William H. Natcher Bridge (opened 2002), which takes U.S. Highway 231 over the Ohio River, between Daviess County, Kentucky and Spencer County, Indiana, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Norvell William Emerson (1938-1996) — also known as Bill Emerson — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo.; Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 1, 1938. Republican. U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1981-96 (10th District 1981-83, 8th District 1983-96); died in office 1996. Presbyterian. Died of lung cancer, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 22, 1996 (age 58 years, 173 days). Interment at Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Norvell Preston Emerson and Marie (Reinemer) Emerson; married, June 21, 1975, to Jo Ann Hermann (1950-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  George Edward Brown, Jr. (1920-1999) — also known as George E. Brown, Jr. — of Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif.; San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Holtville, Imperial County, Calif., March 6, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Monterey Park, Calif., 1956-58; member of California state assembly, 1959-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968 (alternate), 1972, 1988, 1996; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-71, 1973-99 (29th District 1963-71, 38th District 1973-75, 36th District 1975-93, 42nd District 1993-99); died in office 1999; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1970. Methodist. Member, Urban League; Kiwanis; American Legion; Amvets. Died, of an infection following earlier heart valve replacement surgery, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 15, 1999 (age 79 years, 131 days). Cremated.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John Lester Hubbard Chafee (1922-1999) — also known as John H. Chafee — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., October 22, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; lawyer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1957-63; Governor of Rhode Island, 1963-69; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1976-99; defeated, 1972; died in office 1999. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Died, of heart failure, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 24, 1999 (age 77 years, 2 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Kent County, R.I.; statue at Colt State Park, Bristol, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of John Sharpe Chafee (1896-1984) and Janet Malise 'Jay' (Hunter) Chafee (1897-1977); married to Virginia Coates; father of Lincoln Davenport Chafee; grandnephew of Charles Warren Lippitt and Henry Frederick Lippitt; great-grandson of Henry Lippitt; first cousin seven times removed of William Greene (1695-1758).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Laurie Calvin Battle (1912-2000) — also known as Laurie C. Battle — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Wilsonville, Shelby County, Ala., May 10, 1912. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Alabama 9th District, 1947-55; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956; candidate in primary for Governor of Alabama, 1958. Methodist. Member, Jaycees; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kappa Phi Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Gamma Mu; Elks; Eagles; Lions. Sponsored Battle Act, which banned U.S. assistance to countries doing business with the Soviet Union. Died, at the Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 2, 2000 (age 87 years, 358 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John George Schmitz (1930-2001) — also known as John G. Schmitz — of California. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., August 12, 1930. Member of California state senate, 1965-70, 1979; U.S. Representative from California 35th District, 1970-73; defeated in Republican primary, 1972, 1976, 1984; American Independent candidate for President of the United States, 1972; reprimanded by the California Senate in 1982 over a press release issued by his office, which characterized a critic and her supporters with crude slurs; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1982. Catholic. Member, Young Americans for Freedom; John Birch Society; National Rifle Association; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Knights of Columbus; Order of Alhambra; Toastmasters. Died, of prostate cancer, in the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 10, 2001 (age 70 years, 151 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Father of Mary Kay LeTourneau (Seattle teacher; convicted of child rape over her affair with a 13-year-old student).
  Campaign slogan: "When you're out of Schmitz, you're out of gear."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
John Joseph Moakley John Joseph Moakley (1927-2001) — also known as Joe Moakley — of South Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 27, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1953-63; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1964-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1968, 1996; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1973-2001; defeated in primary, 1970; died in office 2001. Catholic. Died, of leukemia, at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 28, 2001 (age 74 years, 31 days). Interment at Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Image source: Public Officers of Massachusetts, 1979-80
  Michael Joseph Mansfield (1903-2001) — also known as Mike Mansfield — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1903. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mining engineer; university professor; U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1943-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1996, 2000; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1953-77; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 1977-88. Irish ancestry. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Died, of congestive heart failure, at the Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2001 (age 98 years, 203 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Mansfield and Josephine (O'Brien) Mansfield; married, September 13, 1932, to Maureen Hayes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Mike Mansfield: Don Oberdorfer, Senator Mansfield : The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat
  Joseph Phillip Vigorito (1918-2003) — also known as Joseph P. Vigorito — of Pennsylvania. Born in Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, November 10, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 24th District, 1965-77; defeated, 1976, 1978. Italian ancestry. Died, of lymphoma, in Walter Reed Army Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., February 5, 2003 (age 84 years, 87 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert Takeo Matsui (1941-2005) — also known as Robert T. Matsui — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., September 17, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California, 1979-2005 (3rd District 1979-93, 5th District 1993-2005); died in office 2005; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 (speaker), 1996, 2000, 2004. Methodist. Japanese ancestry. Member, Rotary; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, of pneumonia and myelodysplastic syndrome, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 1, 2005 (age 63 years, 106 days). Interment at East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Yasuji Matsui and Alice (Nagata) Matsui; married, September 17, 1966, to Doris Kazue Okada (1944-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Craig Lyle Thomas (1933-2007) — also known as Craig Thomas — of Wyoming. Born in Cody, Park County, Wyo., February 17, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1985-88; U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1989-95; U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 1995-2007; died in office 2007. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Rotary; Delta Chi. Died, of leukemia, in the Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., June 4, 2007 (age 74 years, 107 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William J. Crowe, Jr. (1925-2007) — of Virginia. Born in La Grange, Oldham County, Ky., January 2, 1925. Admiral, U.S. Navy; Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1985-89; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1994-97. Member, Freemasons; Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission; Phi Gamma Delta. Died, in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 12, 2007 (age 82 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Crowe, Sr.; married 1954 to Shirley Grinel.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Thomas Peter Lantos (1928-2008) — also known as Tom Lantos; Tamas Peter Lantos — of Millbrae, San Mateo County, Calif.; Hillsborough, San Mateo County, Calif.; San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Budapest, Hungary, February 1, 1928. Democrat. University professor; television news commentator; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1976, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004; U.S. Representative from California, 1981-2008 (11th District 1981-93, 12th District 1993-2008); died in office 2008. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Mu. Arrested for disorderly conduct in April 2006, while taking part civil disobedience action to protest genocide in Darfur, in front of the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C. Died, of cancer of the esophagus, in Bethesda Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., February 11, 2008 (age 80 years, 10 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1950 to Annette Tillemann; father of Katrina Lantos (1952?-) (who married Richard Nelson Swett).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Daniel Ken Inouye (1924-2012) — also known as Daniel K. Inouye — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, September 7, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1954-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1958-59; U.S. Representative from Hawaii at-large, 1959-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960, 1972, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (delegation chair); Temporary Chair, 1968; speaker, 1968; Co-Chair, 1984; U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1963-. Methodist. Japanese ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Disabled American Veterans; Phi Delta Phi; Lions. Lost his right arm as the result of a combat injury in Italy during World War II. His Distinguished Service Cross was upgraded in 2000 to a Medal of Honor. First American of Japanese descent to serve in Congress. Died, from respiratory failure, in Walter Reed Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., December 17, 2012 (age 88 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hyotaro I. Inouye and Kame Imanaga Inouye; married, June 12, 1949, to Margaret Shinobu Awamura.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Charles William Young (1930-2013) — also known as C. W. 'Bill' Young — of Seminole, Pinellas County, Fla.; St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla.; Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas County, Fla.; Indian Shores, Pinellas County, Fla. Born in Harmarville, Allegheny County, Pa., December 16, 1930. Republican. Member of Florida state senate, 1961-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1984; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1971-2013 (8th District 1971-73, 6th District 1973-83, 8th District 1983-93, 10th District 1993-2013, 13th District 2013); died in office 2013. Methodist. Died, in the Walter Reed Military Medical Center (formerly Bethesda Naval Medical Center), in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., October 18, 2013 (age 82 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Joseph Robinette Biden III (1969-2015) — also known as Beau Biden — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 3, 1969. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 2007-15; major in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Catholic. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from brain cancer, in Walter Reed Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 30, 2015 (age 46 years, 116 days). Interment at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville, Del.
  Relatives: Son of Neilia (Hunter) Biden (1942-1972) and Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (1942-).
  Cross-reference: Edward E. Kaufman
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
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