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Pulaski County
Arkansas

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Pulaski County

Index to Locations

  • Little Rock Unknown location
  • Little Rock Calvary Cemetery
  • Little Rock Haven of Rest Cemetery
  • Little Rock Maple Hill Cemetery
  • Little Rock Mt. Holly Cemetery
  • Little Rock National Cemetery
  • Little Rock Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park
  • Little Rock Oaklawn Cemetery
  • Little Rock Roselawn Memorial Park
  • Little Rock St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Columbarium
  • North Little Rock Arkansas Veterans Cemetery


    Unknown Locations
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      William Alexander Cocke (1874-c.1954) — of Texas. Born in Nuecestown, Nueces County, Tex., September 24, 1874. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1906. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., about 1954 (age about 80 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Grandson of Frederick Bird Smith Cocke (1813-1903); great-grandson of John Alexander Cocke; second great-grandson of William Cocke.
      Political family: Cocke family of Rutledge, Tennessee.
      D. B. Ford — of Winston County, Ala. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1892-96. Interment somewhere.


    Calvary Cemetery
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      William Leake Terry (1850-1917) — also known as William L. Terry — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in North Carolina, 1850. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1878; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1884, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee; speaker); U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1891-1901. Died in 1917 (age about 67 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of David Dickson Terry (1881-1963).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Williamson Carroll (1816-1905) — also known as David W. Carroll — of Arkansas. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 11, 1816. Member of Arkansas state legislature, 1850; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress, 1865; state court judge in Arkansas, 1866-68. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., June 24, 1905 (age 89 years, 105 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    Haven of Rest Cemetery
    12th Street
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Scipio Africanus Jones (c.1867-1943) — also known as S. A. Jones — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tulip, Dallas County, Ark., about 1867. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1908, 1912, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1920. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., March 2, 1943 (age about 76 years). Interment at Haven of Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Henry Clayborn (1881-1954) — also known as J. H. Clayborn — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark., December 2, 1881. Republican. Pastor; bishop; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1952. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., June, 1954 (age 72 years, 0 days). Interment at Haven of Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Hill Cemetery
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Burton Hanly (1812-1880) — also known as Thomas B. Hanly — of Arkansas. Born in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., June 9, 1812. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1840; member of Arkansas state senate, 1840; Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress 4th District, 1861-65. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., June 9, 1880 (age 68 years, 0 days). Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery.


    Mt. Holly Cemetery
    12th Street & Broadway
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1970
    Politicians buried here:
    Augustus H. Garland Augustus Hill Garland (1832-1899) — also known as Augustus H. Garland — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tipton County, Tenn., June 11, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1860; delegate to Arkansas secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Arkansas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress 3rd District, 1862-64; Senator from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1868; Governor of Arkansas, 1874-77; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1877-85; U.S. Attorney General, 1885-89. Died suddenly while arguing a case before the Supreme Court, in the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., January 26, 1899 (age 66 years, 229 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Rufus King Garland (1830-1886).
      Garland County, Ark. is named for him.
      The city of Garland, Texas, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Solon Borland (1808-1864) — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Born in Nansemond County, Va. (now part of Suffolk, Va.), September 21, 1808. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1848-53; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1853-54; Salvador, 1853; Costa Rica, 1853-54; Honduras, 1853; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died near Houston, Harris County, Tex., January 1, 1864 (age 55 years, 102 days). Original interment at City Cemetery, Houston, Tex.; reinterment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      William Savin Fulton (1795-1844) — also known as William S. Fulton — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Cecil County, Md., June 2, 1795. Democrat. Secretary of Arkansas Territory, 1829-35; Governor of Arkansas Territory, 1835-36; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1836-44; died in office 1844. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., August 15, 1844 (age 49 years, 74 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Fulton County, Ark. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Ambrose Hundley Sevier (1801-1848) — also known as Ambrose H. Sevier — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Lakeport, Chicot County, Ark. Born in Greene County, Tenn., November 4, 1801. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas territorial House of Representatives, 1823-27; Speaker of Arkansas Territory House of Representatives, 1827; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arkansas Territory, 1828-36; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1836-48; resigned 1848. Died near Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 31, 1848 (age 47 years, 57 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Robert Ward Johnson; father of Anna Maria Sevier (who married Thomas James Churchill (1824-1905)); grandnephew of John Sevier; first cousin of Henry Wharton Conway, James Sevier Conway, William Conway and Elias Nelson Conway; second cousin twice removed of David Henry Cox, George Taylor Conway and Walter B. Conway; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Mitchell Conway.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    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.
      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
      George Izard (1776-1828) — of Arkansas. Born in England, October 21, 1776. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Arkansas Territory, 1825-28; died in office 1828. Died of an illness caused by the gout, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., November 22, 1828 (age 52 years, 32 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment in 1843 at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ralph Izard (1742-1804).
      Izard County, Ark. is named for him.
      Chester Ashley (1790-1848) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., June 1, 1790. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1844-48; died in office 1848. Died in Washington, D.C., April 29, 1848 (age 57 years, 333 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of Nancy (Pomeroy) Ashley (1761-1792) and William Ashley (1763-1847); married, July 4, 1821, to Mary Worthington Watkins Elliot (1798-1865); first cousin five times removed of Boyd Kenneth Benedict; second cousin once removed of Samuel Clesson Allen; second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of Elisha Hunt Allen; third cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Daniel Fiske Kellogg, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; fourth cousin of Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Laman Ingersoll, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859) and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, William Pitt Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill, Edwin W. Kellogg and Samuel Herbert Kellogg.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Ashley County, Ark. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Robert Ward Johnson (1814-1879) — also known as Robert W. Johnson — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Born in Scott County, Ky., July 22, 1814. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Arkansas at-large, 1847-53; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1853-61; Delegate from Arkansas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Senator from Arkansas in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., July 26, 1879 (age 65 years, 4 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Ambrose Hundley Sevier; nephew of James Johnson, Richard Mentor Johnson (1780-1850) and John Telemachus Johnson.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Daniel Ringo (1803-1873) — Born in 1803. Chief justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1836-44; U.S. District Judge for Arkansas, 1844-61. Died in 1873 (age about 70 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Elias Nelson Conway (1812-1892) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn., May 17, 1812. Arkansas territorial auditor, 1835-36; Arkansas state auditor, 1836-49; Governor of Arkansas, 1852-60. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., February 28, 1892 (age 79 years, 287 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Conway (1771-1835) and Nancy Ann Elizabeth (Rector) Conway (1771-1845); brother of Henry Wharton Conway, James Sevier Conway and William Conway; first cousin of Ambrose Hundley Sevier and Henry Massey Rector (1816-1899); second cousin twice removed of George Taylor Conway and Walter B. Conway; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Mitchell Conway; third cousin of James Lawson Kemper.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Allison Nelson (1822-1862) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Meridian, Bosque County, Tex. Born in Fulton County, Ga., March 11, 1822. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1849-53; mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1855; resigned 1855; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1860; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died, a war casualty, near Austin, Lonoke County, Ark., October 7, 1862 (age 40 years, 210 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Nelson.
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Wallace Wilshire (1830-1888) — also known as William W. Wilshire — of Arkansas. Born in Illinois, 1830. Chief justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1868-71; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 3rd District, 1873-74, 1875-77. Died in 1888 (age about 58 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Simon P. Hughes (1830-1906) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Carthage, Smith County, Tenn., August 14, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; sheriff; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1866-67; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874; Arkansas state attorney general, 1874-77; Governor of Arkansas, 1885-89; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1888; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1889-1904. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., June 29, 1906 (age 75 years, 319 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simon P. Hughes and Mary Hughes; married, June 2, 1857, to Miss A. E. Blakemore.
      William Read Miller (1823-1887) — of Arkansas. Born in Independence County, Ark., November 23, 1823. Governor of Arkansas, 1877-81. Died November 29, 1887 (age 64 years, 6 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Miller County, Ark. is named partly for him.
      James Philip Eagle (1837-1904) — also known as James P. Eagle — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Maury County, Tenn., August 10, 1837. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; minister; planter; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1884; Governor of Arkansas, 1889-93. Baptist. Died, of heart failure, December 20, 1904 (age 67 years, 132 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Eagle and Charity (Swaim) Eagle; married 1882 to Mary Kavanaugh Oldham (1854-1903; sister of William Kavanaugh Oldham (1865-1938)).
      Henry Massey Rector (1816-1899) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., May 1, 1816. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state senate; elected 1848; member of Arkansas state house of representatives; elected 1854; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1859-60; Governor of Arkansas, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1874. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., August 12, 1899 (age 83 years, 103 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Rector (1785-1822) and Frances Bardella 'Fannie' (Thurston) Rector; married, November 20, 1838, to Jane Elizabeth Field (1822-1857); married 1859 to Ernestine Flora Linde; first cousin of Henry Wharton Conway, James Sevier Conway, William Conway (1805-1852) and Elias Nelson Conway; third cousin of James Lawson Kemper.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Thomas James Churchill (1824-1905) — also known as Thomas J. Churchill — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., March 10, 1824. Democrat. Postmaster at Little Rock, Ark., 1857-61; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Arkansas state treasurer, 1874-80; Governor of Arkansas, 1881-83. Died March 10, 1905 (age 81 years, 0 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Col. Samuel Churchill; married, July 31, 1849, to Anna Maria Sevier (daughter of Ambrose Hundley Sevier (1801-1848)).
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      Samuel Adams (1805-1850) — of Arkansas. Born in Halifax County, Va., June 5, 1805. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1836; member of Arkansas state senate, 1840-44; Governor of Arkansas, 1844; Arkansas state treasurer, 1845-49. Died in Saline County, Ark., February 27, 1850 (age 44 years, 267 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Netherland Heiskell (1872-1972) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tenn., November 2, 1872. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913. Editor of the Arkansas Gazette newspaper, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in 1958. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 28, 1972 (age 100 years, 56 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Frank Durward White (1933-2003) — also known as Frank White; Durward Frank Kyle — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., June 4, 1933. Republican. Stockbroker; banker; Governor of Arkansas, 1981-83; defeated, 1982, 1986; Arkansas banking commissioner, 1998-2003. Member, Rotary. Died, of a heart attack, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 21, 2003 (age 69 years, 351 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Albert Rust (c.1818-1870) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Fauquier County, Va., about 1818. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1842-48, 1852-54; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1855-57, 1859-61; defeated, 1846; Delegate from Arkansas to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died near Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., April 4, 1870 (age about 52 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Dickson Terry (1881-1963) — also known as David D. Terry — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 31, 1881. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1933; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1933-43; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1942. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 6, 1963 (age 82 years, 248 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Leake Terry (1850-1917).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Calhoun Roane (1793-1852) — also known as Samuel C. Roane — of Arkansas. Born in Mecklenburg County, N.C., February 27, 1793. U.S. Attorney for Arkansas, 1820-36; member of Arkansas territorial House of Representatives, 1821; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1836; member of Arkansas state senate, 1836-37. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jefferson County, Ark., December 8, 1852 (age 59 years, 285 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Roane (1765-1825) and Hannah (Calhoun) Roane (1775-1851); brother of John Selden Roane (1817-1867); married 1825 to Julia Ann Embree (1807-1870); nephew of Archibald Roane.
      Political family: Roane family of Tennessee and Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Burrill Bunn Battle (1838-1917) — of Lewisville, Lafayette County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Hinds County, Miss., July 24, 1838. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1871; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1885-1910. Died December 21, 1917 (age 79 years, 150 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph J. Battle and Nancy (Stricklin) Battle; married 1871 to Josephine A. Witherspoon (died 1899).
    George Rose Smith George Rose Smith (1911-1992) — Born July 26, 1911. Justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1949-87. Died October 20, 1992 (age 81 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Image source: Campaign advertisement, Hope (Ark.) Star, July 30, 1962
      Thomas Dale Alford (1916-2000) — also known as Dale Alford — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in New Hope, Pike County, Ark., January 28, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; opthamologist; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1959-63; defeated in primary, 1984; candidate in primary for Governor of Arkansas, 1962, 1966. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion. Died, of complications of congestive heart failure, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 25, 2000 (age 83 years, 362 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of D. Boyce Alford (1923-2002); married to L'Moore Smith (1919-1999).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Willoughby Newton (1804-1853) — also known as Thomas W. Newton — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Alexandria, Va., January 18, 1804. Whig. Member of Arkansas state senate, 1844-48; U.S. Representative from Arkansas at-large, 1847; defeated, 1848. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1853 (age 49 years, 247 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Newton County, Ark. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Bernard Smith (1776-1835) — of New Jersey. Born in New Jersey, 1776. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1819-21. Died in 1835 (age about 59 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Pitcher (c.1792-1844) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born about 1792. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1835-37. Died October 4, 1844 (age about 52 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Roswell Beebe (1795-1856) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Dutchess County, N.Y., December 22, 1795. Lawyer; president, Cairo and Fulton Railroad Company; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1849-50. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 21, 1856 (age 60 years, 274 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      The city of Beebe, Arkansas, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Matthew Cunningham (1782-1851) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born July 5, 1782. Physician; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1832. Died June 15, 1851 (age 68 years, 345 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza Bertrand Cunningham; father of Chester Cunningham (first white child born in Little Rock).
      William Conway (1805-1852) — of Arkansas. Born near Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn., January 14, 1805. Circuit judge in Arkansas, 1830; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1847-48. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 29, 1852 (age 47 years, 350 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas C. Conway (1771-1835) and Nancy Ann Elizabeth (Rector) Conway (1771-1845); brother of Henry Wharton Conway, James Sevier Conway and Elias Nelson Conway (1812-1892); first cousin of Ambrose Hundley Sevier and Henry Massey Rector; second cousin twice removed of George Taylor Conway and Walter B. Conway; second cousin thrice removed of Charles Mitchell Conway.
      Political family: Conway-Norvell-Johnson family.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gordon Neill Peay (1819-1876) — also known as Gordon N. Peay — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Kentucky, December 12, 1819. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1859-60; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died December 14, 1876 (age 57 years, 2 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      William Jasper Blackburn (1820-1899) — of Minden, Webster Parish, La.; Homer, Claiborne Parish, La.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Randolph County, Ark., July 24, 1820. Republican. Delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1867; county judge in Louisiana, 1860; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1868-69; member of Louisiana state senate, 1874-78. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., November 10, 1899 (age 79 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Jennings Smith (c.1909-2000) — also known as William J. Smith — of Arkansas. Born in Sturgeon, Boone County, Mo., about 1909. Lawyer; advisor to five Arkansas governors; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1958. Methodist. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 2, 2000 (age about 91 years). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      James W. Grubbs (1865-1956) — of Newport, Jackson County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Jackson County, Ark., September 7, 1865. Republican. Merchant; postmaster at Newport, Ark., 1890-91, 1906-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1900; banker. Died April 27, 1956 (age 90 years, 233 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Mt. Holly Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James C. Grubbs and Martha (Carter) Grubbs; married, November 27, 1905, to Alma Armour (1879-1942; sister of Belle Armour (1877-?)).
      Political family: Grubbs-Armour family of Newport, Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    National Cemetery
    2523 Confederate Blvd.
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Maurice L. Britt (1919-1995) — also known as Footsie Britt — of Arkansas. Born in Carlisle, Lonoke County, Ark., June 29, 1919. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1967-71; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1986. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Rotary; Kiwanis. Professional football player for the Detroit Lions. Wounded during World War II and lost his right arm. Received the Medal of Honor for action at Mignano, Italy, in November 1943. Died November 26, 1995 (age 76 years, 150 days). Interment at National Cemetery.


    Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      James Paul Clarke (1854-1916) — also known as James P. Clarke — of Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss., August 18, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1886-88; member of Arkansas state senate, 1888-92; Arkansas state attorney general, 1892-94; Governor of Arkansas, 1895-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1903-16; died in office 1916. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 1, 1916 (age 62 years, 44 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Clarke and Ellen (White) Clarke; married, November 10, 1883, to Sallie Moore (1856-1923).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Clay Caldwell (1832-1915) — of Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Marshall County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 4, 1832. Lawyer; Van Buren County Prosecuting Attorney, 1856-58; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1859-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1864-71; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1864-90; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1890-1903; retired 1903. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 15, 1915 (age 82 years, 164 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      Relatives: Son of Van R. Caldwell (1799-1856) and Susan (Moffit) Caldwell; married, March 5, 1855, to Harriet Benton (1836-1921).
      See also Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Selden Roane (1817-1867) — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark. Born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., January 8, 1817. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1844; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Governor of Arkansas, 1849-52; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark., April 17, 1867 (age 50 years, 99 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Roane (1765-1825) and Hannah (Calhoun) Roane (1775-1851); brother of Samuel Calhoun Roane; married to Mary Kimbrough Smith (1833-1907); nephew of Archibald Roane (1755?-1819).
      Political family: Roane family of Tennessee and Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Webster Jones (1839-1918) — also known as Daniel W. Jones — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Bowie County, Tex., December 15, 1839. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1876, 1880; Arkansas state attorney general, 1885-88; Governor of Arkansas, 1897-1901. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 25, 1918 (age 79 years, 10 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Presumably named for: Daniel Webster
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Isaac Newton Jones (1797-1858) and Elizabeth Wilson (Littlejohn) Jones (1805-1867); married, February 9, 1864, to Margaret Parkin Hadley (1845-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Marmaduke Kavanaugh (1866-1915) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Eutaw, Greene County, Ala., March 3, 1866. Democrat. Newspaper editor; judge of county and probate courts, 1900; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 1912; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., February 21, 1915 (age 48 years, 355 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Chester Reid (1868-1922) — also known as Charles C. Reid — of Morrilton, Conway County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clarksville, Johnson County, Ark., June 15, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; Conway County Prosecuting Attorney, 1894-98; U.S. Representative from Arkansas, 1901-11 (4th District 1901-03, 5th District 1903-11). Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Woodmen of the World; Freemasons. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 20, 1922 (age 53 years, 339 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Coleman Reid and Sarah (Robinson) Reid; married 1890 to Emma Geraldine Crozier.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Trieber (1853-1927) — of Helena (now part of Helena-West Helena), Phillips County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Raschkow, Prussia (now Raszkow, Poland), October 6, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1880, 1884, 1896; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1892; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1897-1900; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1900-27; died in office 1927. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died September 17, 1927 (age 73 years, 346 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Trieber and Blume (Brodeck) Trieber; married, January 10, 1882, to Ida Schradzki.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      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.
      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
      Logan Holt Roots (1841-1893) — also known as Logan H. Roots — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Tamaroa, Perry County, Ill., March 26, 1841. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; planter; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1868, 1884, 1888 (member, Committee to Notify Nominees), 1892 (alternate); U.S. Representative from Arkansas 1st District, 1868-71; defeated, 1870. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 30, 1893 (age 52 years, 65 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Kramer (1829-1896) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Halle, Germany, December 22, 1829. Banker; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1873-75, 1881-87. Jewish. Member, Freemasons. Died in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., September 8, 1896 (age 66 years, 261 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Married 1857 to Adaline Margaret Reichardt (1834-1909).
      Kramer Elementary School (built 1895, closed 1978), in Little Rock, Arkansas, was named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Caleb Remmel (1882-1920) — also known as A. C. Remmel — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., June 8, 1882. Republican. Insurance executive; candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1910, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 3, 1920 (age 38 years, 178 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Presumably named for: Augustus Caesar
      Relatives: Son of Caleb Leopold Remmel (1851-1887) and Gertrude Laura (Goodwin) Remmel (1860-1930); married, May 30, 1908, to Ellen Cates Remmel; father of Pratt Cates Remmel and Roland Rowe Remmel; nephew of Louesa Remmel (1841-1904; who married William Burdick Empie), Augustus Caleb Remmel, Harmon Liveright Remmel (1852-1927) and Ada E. Remmel.
      Political family: Remmel family of Little Rock, Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ellen Cates Remmel (1888-1961) — also known as Nell Remmel; Ellen Lucy Cates; Mrs. A. C. Remmel — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 14, 1888. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 1928-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1956; acting postmaster at Little Rock, Ark., 1933. Female. Methodist. Died March 7, 1961 (age 73 years, 52 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Felix Pratt Cates (1843-1905) and Carrie (Erwin) Cates (1866-1946); married, May 30, 1908, to Augustus Caleb Remmel (1882-1920); mother of Pratt Cates Remmel and Roland Rowe Remmel.
      Political family: Remmel family of Little Rock, Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mifflin Wistar Gibbs (1823-1915) — also known as Mifflin W. Gibbs — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 17, 1823. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1876, 1880, 1884, 1892, 1896 (Convention Vice-President); U.S. Consul in Tamatave, 1897-98. African ancestry. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., July 11, 1915 (age 92 years, 85 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Jonathan Gibbs and Maria (Jackson) Gibbs; married, May 2, 1859, to Maria Ann Alexander (1837-1904).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Elias Rector (1853-1927) — also known as J. Elias Rector — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Arkansas, September 20, 1853. Republican. Railway mail clerk; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1888, 1924 (alternate). African ancestry. Nominated to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1872 (one of the first five African-Americans to be nominated, and one of only 27 who were nominated during that century), but did not enter the Academy. Died October 4, 1927 (age 74 years, 14 days). Interment at Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park.
      Relatives: Married to Mary A. Rector (1858-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oaklawn Cemetery
    2101 Barber St.
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      William Kavanaugh Oldham (1865-1938) — also known as William K. Oldham — of Pettus, Lonoke County, Ark. Born in Richmond, Madison County, Ky., May 20, 1865. Democrat. Planter; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1907; member of Arkansas state senate, 1911-13; Governor of Arkansas, 1913. Baptist. Died in Pettus, Lonoke County, Ark., May 6, 1938 (age 72 years, 351 days). Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Kavanaugh Oldham (1821-1899) and Jacintha Catherine 'Kate' (Brown) Oldham (1830-1880); brother of Mary Kavanaugh Oldham (1854-1903; who married James Philip Eagle (1837-1904)); married, February 1, 1894, to Lillian Munroe.


    Roselawn Memorial Park
    2801 Asher Avenue
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Taylor Robinson (1872-1937) — also known as Joseph T. Robinson; Joe T. Robinson — of Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born near Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., August 26, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1895; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1900; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1903-13; resigned 1913; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1908, 1912 (speaker), 1924, 1928, 1936; Governor of Arkansas, 1913; resigned 1913; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913-37; died in office 1937; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1928. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., July 14, 1937 (age 64 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, December 15, 1896, to Ewilda Gertrude Miller.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Joe T. Robinson: Cecil Edward Weller, Jr., Joe T. Robinson : Always a Loyal Democrat
    John L. McClellan John Little McClellan (1896-1977) — also known as John L. McClellan — of Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark.; Camden, Ouachita County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Sheridan, Grant County, Ark., February 25, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; prosecuting attorney, 7th Judicial District, 1927-30; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 6th District, 1935-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948; U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1943-77; died in office 1977. Baptist. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., November 28, 1977 (age 81 years, 276 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Scott McClellan and Belle (Suddeth) McClellan; married, November 2, 1913, to Eula Hicks (died 1926); married, November 8, 1922, to Lucille Smith.
      Cross-reference: Winston Bryant
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Griffin Smith (1885-1955) — of Arkansas. Born in Putnam County, Tenn., July 13, 1885. Chief justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1937-55; died in office 1955. Died, of a heart attack, in El Dorado, Union County, Ark., April 29, 1955 (age 69 years, 290 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Father of Griffin Smith (1915-2000).
      Charles Hillman Brough (1876-1935) — also known as Charles H. Brough — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clinton, Hinds County, Miss., July 9, 1876. Democrat. College professor; Governor of Arkansas, 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1924. Baptist. Member, American Economic Association; American Political Science Association; Beta Theta Pi; Tau Kappa Alpha; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen of America; Columbian Woodmen; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Maccabees. Died, from a heart attack, December 26, 1935 (age 59 years, 170 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Milton Brough and Flora M. (Thompson) Brough; married, June 17, 1908, to Anne Wade Roark (1880-1958).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Charles Hillman Brough: Foy Lisenby, Charles Hillman Brough: A Biography
      Harvey Parnell (1880-1936) — of Dermott, Chicot County, Ark. Born near Orlando, Cleveland County, Ark., February 28, 1880. Democrat. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1919-22; member of Arkansas state senate, 1923-26; Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, 1927-28; Governor of Arkansas, 1928-33. Southern Methodist. Member, Freemasons. In 1928, he was charged with violating the Corrupt Practices Act (early campaign finance law) by spending more than $5,000 on his campaign; the charges were later dropped. Died, following two heart attacks, in St. Vincent's Infirmary, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 16, 1936 (age 55 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Cross-reference: Lamar Williamson
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carl Edward Bailey (1894-1948) — also known as Carl E. Bailey — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Bernie, Stoddard County, Mo., October 8, 1894. Democrat. Arkansas state attorney general, 1935-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1936, 1940; Governor of Arkansas, 1937-41; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1937. Disciples of Christ. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died, from a heart attack, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 23, 1948 (age 54 years, 15 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William Edward Bailey and Margaret Elmyra (McCorkle) Bailey; married, October 10, 1915, to Margaret Bristol (divorced 1942).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Homer Martin Adkins (1890-1964) — also known as Homer M. Adkins — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Jacksonville, Pulaski County, Ark., October 15, 1890. Democrat. Pharmacist; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Pulaski County Sheriff, 1923-26; insurance business; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arkansas, 1933-40; Governor of Arkansas, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1944, 1956; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1944. Methodist. Member, Woodmen; American Legion; Freemasons; Elks; Ku Klux Klan. Died, from a heart ailment, in a hospital at Malvern, Hot Spring County, Ark., February 26, 1964 (age 73 years, 134 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Ulysses Adkins and Lorena (Wood) Adkins; married, December 18, 1921, to Estelle Elise Smith (1889-1985).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Ellis Martineau (1873-1937) — also known as John E. Martineau — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Clay County, Mo., December 2, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1903-05; chancellor, 1st Circuit, 1907-27; Governor of Arkansas, 1927-28; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1928-37; died in office 1937. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died March 6, 1937 (age 63 years, 94 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Gregory Martineau and Sarah Hettie (Lamb) Martineau; married, May 1, 1919, to Mabel Erwin Thomas.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Jefferson Terral (1882-1946) — also known as Tom J. Terral — of Arkansas. Born December 21, 1882. Democrat. Secretary of state of Arkansas, 1917-20; Governor of Arkansas, 1925-27. Died March 9, 1946 (age 63 years, 78 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Washington Donaghey (1856-1937) — also known as George W. Donaghey — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Oakland, Union Parish, La., July 1, 1856. Democrat. Cabinetmaker; furniture and hardware merchant; building contractor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1908; Governor of Arkansas, 1909-13. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, December 15, 1937 (age 81 years, 167 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of Columbus Donaghey and Elizabeth (Ingram) Donaghey; married, September 20, 1883, to Louvenia Wallace.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Xenophon Overton Pindall Xenophon Overton Pindall (1873-1935) — of Arkansas. Born in Middle Grove, Monroe County, Mo., August 21, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1902-06; member of Arkansas state senate, 1907-09; Governor of Arkansas, 1907-09. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Sigma. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., January 2, 1935 (age 61 years, 134 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Lebbeus A. Pindall (1834-1885) and Elnorah 'Nora' (Snell) Pindall (1836-1912); married, December 15, 1902, to Mae Quilling.
      The town of Pindall, Arkansas, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Arkansas Encyclopedia
      Henderson Madison Jacoway (1870-1947) — also known as Henderson M. Jacoway; Hence Jacoway — of Dardanelle, Yell County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Dardanelle, Yell County, Ark., November 7, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Arkansas 5th District, 1911-23. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., August 4, 1947 (age 76 years, 270 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William D. Jacoway (judge) and Elizabeth Davis (Parks) Jacoway; married, September 19, 1907, to Margaret Helena Cooper.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Pratt Cates Remmel (1915-1991) — also known as Pratt C. Remmel — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 26, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960 (alternate); mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1952-55; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1954. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Amvets; American Legion. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., May 14, 1991 (age 75 years, 200 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus Caleb Remmel (1882-1920) and Ellen Cates Remmel; brother of Roland Rowe Remmel; married, June 15, 1940, to Catherine Couch (1918-2006; daughter of Harvey Crowley Couch (1877-1941)); grandnephew of Augustus Caleb Remmel (1847-1883), Harmon Liveright Remmel and Ada E. Remmel.
      Political family: Remmel family of Little Rock, Arkansas.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wallace Townsend (1882-1979) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in De Witt, Clinton County, Iowa, August 20, 1882. Republican. School principal; lawyer; candidate for Arkansas superintendent of public instruction, 1910; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1916, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1930-34; member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 1932-57; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1972. Died January 7, 1979 (age 96 years, 140 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John R. Townsend and Italia (James) Townsend; brother of Albert E. Townsend (1889?-?); married 1914 to Bess Voss (died 1958); married 1962 to Floy (Smith) Plunkett.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Griffin Smith (1915-2000) — of Arkansas. Born in Paragould, Greene County, Ark., October 24, 1915. Lawyer; justice of Arkansas state supreme court, 1951; defeated, 1958. Member, American Bar Association. Died, of lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., July 11, 2000 (age 84 years, 261 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Griffin Smith (1885-1955); father of Griffin Smith (speechwriter for Pres. Jimmy Carter, 1977-78; executive editor, Arkansas Democrat Gazette).
      Julius Gayle Windsor, Sr. (1891-1949) — also known as J. Gayle Windsor — of Arkansas. Born December 16, 1891. Arkansas state auditor, 1930. Died October 30, 1949 (age 57 years, 318 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Bertha Lewis (1890-1986); father of Julius Gayle Windsor, Jr. (1920-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Max Howell (1915-1999) — also known as Max Howell — of Arkansas. Born in Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., December 22, 1915. Member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1947-50; member of Arkansas state senate, 1951-92. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 15, 1999 (age 83 years, 297 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Julius Gayle Windsor, Jr. (1920-1991) — also known as J. Gayle Windsor, Jr. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., June 4, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1957-62, 1967-80. Baptist. English and German ancestry. Member, Lions; Theta Chi. Cast the only opposing vote in the legislature to Gov. Orval Faubus's plan to fight desegregation of the Little Rock schools in 1958. Died, of cancer, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., September 28, 1991 (age 71 years, 116 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Julius Gayle Windsor, Sr. (1891-1949).
      Beloit Taylor (d. 1979) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Secretary of Arkansas Democratic Party, 1937; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1948, 1952, 1956. Died September 27, 1979. Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Worley Oscar Vaught, Jr. (1911-1989) — also known as W. O. Vaught — Born in Versailles, Woodford County, Ky., January 11, 1911. Republican. Baptist minister; vice-president, Southern Baptist Convention; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1960. Southern Baptist. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., December 25, 1989 (age 78 years, 348 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Frances Bostick (1909-2000).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Columbarium
    Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Sheppard Arnold (1936-2004) — also known as Richard S. Arnold — of Texarkana, Miller County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Texarkana, Bowie County, Tex., March 26, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1966, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968; delegate to Arkansas state constitutional convention, 1969-70; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, 1978-80; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1978-80; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1980-2001; took senior status 2001. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from complications of lymphoma, in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., September 23, 2004 (age 68 years, 181 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church Columbarium.
      Relatives: Brother of Morris Sheppard Arnold; grandson of John Morris Sheppard (1875-1941); great-grandson of John Levi Sheppard; first cousin of Connie Mack III.
      Political family: Sheppard-Arnold-Mack-Bono family of Texarkana, Texas.
      See also federal judicial profile


    Arkansas Veterans Cemetery
    North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
    Politicians buried here:
      Clarence Hunter (1926-2004) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Scott, Pulaski County, Ark., 1926. Police officer; member of Arkansas state house of representatives, 1985-86. African ancestry. Died, of a heart attack, in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., February 23, 2004 (age about 77 years). Interment at Arkansas Veterans Cemetery.


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