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Politicians Killed in World War One
(1914-1918)

Very incomplete list!

in chronological order

  Robert Ney McNeely (1883-1915) — also known as Robert McNeely — of Monroe, Union County, N.C. Born in Union County, N.C., November 12, 1883. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1909-10; U.S. Consul in Aden, 1915, died in office 1915. While en route to Aden as a passenger on the British liner Persia, he was one of 385 passengers and crew who perished when the ship was hit by a German torpedo, and sank, in the Mediterranean Sea, December 20, 1915 (age 32 years, 38 days). His body was apparently not recovered.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Augustus Peabody Gardner (1865-1918) — also known as Augustus P. Gardner — of Hamilton, Essex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 5, 1865. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1900-01; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1902-17; resigned 1917; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1913; major in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died, of pneumonia, while in the military service at Camp Wheeler, Macon, Bibb County, Ga., January 14, 1918 (age 52 years, 70 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Peabody Gardner (1828-1875) and Harriet Sears (Amory) Gardner (1835-1865); married, June 14, 1892, to Constance Lodge (1872-1941; daughter of Henry Cabot Lodge; aunt of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge); grandfather of William Amory Gardner Minot; great-grandson of David Sears; second great-grandson of John Lowell and Jonathan Mason; second great-grandnephew of Timothy Pickering and Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fifth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; sixth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin of John Gardner Coolidge; first cousin thrice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop; second cousin of William Caleb Loring and Charles Francis Adams; second cousin once removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-); second cousin twice removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman; second cousin thrice removed of John Wingate Weeks (1781-1853); third cousin thrice removed of John Forbes Kerry; fourth cousin once removed of John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926), John Lee Saltonstall and Arthur Chester Frost.
  Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Willfred W. Lufkin
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alfred Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1873-1918) — also known as Alfred L. M. Gottschalk — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 8, 1873. Newspaper correspondent; sugar grower; U.S. Consul in Callao, 1903-05; U.S. Consul General in Callao, 1905-06; Mexico City, 1906-08; , 1908-11; Rio de Janeiro, 1916-18, died in office 1918. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. While en route from Bahia, Brazil to Baltimore on the U.S. Navy ship Cyclops, during World War I, he was one of 306 sailors and passengers who perished when the ship sank, in the North Atlantic Ocean, March, 1918 (age 45 years, 0 days). The wreckage was never found.
  Relatives: Son of L. G. Gottschalk and Louise de L. (Boucher) Gottschalk.
  Bertram Tracy Clayton (1862-1918) — also known as Bertram T. Clayton — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manila, Philippines. Born near Clayton, Barbour County, Ala., October 19, 1862. Democrat. Civil engineer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1899-1901; defeated, 1900; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I. Killed in action in France, May 30, 1918 (age 55 years, 223 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Brother of Henry De Lamar Clayton (1857-1929); married, June 12, 1887, to Louise M. Brasher.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John Purroy Mitchel John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 19, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of George V. Mullan, 1902-13; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1913; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1914-17; defeated in primary, 1917; on April 17, 1914, at Park Row, New York, he was shot at by an Michael P. Mahoney, an unemployed carpenter; the bullet missed the mayor, but struck and wounded Frank L. Polk, the city's Corporation Counsel. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Killed in a plane crash during World War I military training, at Gerstner Field, near Holmwood, Calcasieu Parish, La., July 6, 1918 (age 38 years, 352 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.; memorial monument at Columbia University, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Mitchel and Mary (Purroy) Mitchel; married, April 5, 1909, to Olive Child; nephew of Henry D. Purroy (1848-1903).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Roy E. Parrish (d. 1918) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1913-14; member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1915-18; died in office 1918; chair of Harrison County Republican Party, 1917; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Killed in action at Aconin, France, July 22, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Emerson Bristol Terhune (1893-1918) — also known as Emerson Terhune — of Frederic, Crawford County, Mich.; Buckley, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Peck, Sanilac County, Mich., August 12, 1893. Candidate for Michigan state senate 28th District, 1914. Died, from pneumonia, as a soldier in the base hospital, Camp Custer, Charleston Township, Kalamazoo County, Mich., October 13, 1918 (age 25 years, 62 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Frederic, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. William Gillespy Terhune (1846-1924) and Deborah J. (Knisley) Terhune (1855-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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