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Macon County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Macon County

Index to Locations

  • Tuskegee City Cemetery
  • Tuskegee Tuskegee Cemetery

    City Cemetery
    Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Winston Thompson (1860-1904) — also known as Charles W. Thompson — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Born in Alabama, 1860. Democrat. Member of Alabama state legislature, 1900; U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1901-04; died in office 1904. Died in 1904 (age about 44 years). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Tuskegee Cemetery
    Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama
    Politicians buried here:
      James Edward Cobb (1835-1903) — also known as James E. Cobb — of Tuskegee, Macon County, Ala. Born in Thomaston, Upson County, Ga., October 5, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; circuit judge in Alabama, 1874-76; U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 1887-97; delegate to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901. Died in East Las Vegas (now part of Las Vegas), San Miguel County, N.M., June 2, 1903 (age 67 years, 240 days). Interment at Tuskegee Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial

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