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Index to Locations

  • Altadena Mountain View Cemetery
  • Avalon Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens
  • Claremont Oak Park Cemetery
  • Culver City Hillside Memorial Park
  • Culver City Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Gardena Roosevelt Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • Glendale Grand View Memorial Park
  • Glendora Oakdale Memorial Park
  • Inglewood Inglewood Park Cemetery
  • Long Beach Unknown location
  • Long Beach Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach
  • Long Beach Signal Hill Cemetery
  • Long Beach Sunnyside Cemetery
  • Los Angeles Unknown location
  • Los Angeles Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery
  • Los Angeles Calvary Cemetery
  • Los Angeles Evergreen Cemetery
  • Los Angeles Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills
  • Los Angeles Fort Hill Cemetery (now gone)
  • Los Angeles Home of Peace Memorial Park
  • Los Angeles Los Angeles County Courthouse Grounds
  • Los Angeles Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Los Angeles Old Calvary Cemetery (now gone)
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles Mt. Sinai Memorial Park
  • Mission Hills, Los Angeles Eden Memorial Park
  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
  • Westwood, Los Angeles Los Angeles National Cemetery
  • Westwood, Los Angeles Westwood Memorial Park
  • Monrovia Live Oak Cemetery
  • Palmdale Desert Lawn Memorial Park
  • Rancho Palos Verdes Green Hills Memorial Park
  • Redondo Beach Pacific Crest Cemetery
  • Rosemead Savannah Memorial Park (El Monte Cemetery)
  • Rowland Heights Queen of Heaven Cemetery
  • San Fernando San Fernando Mission Cemetery
  • San Gabriel Church of Our Savior Cemetery
  • San Gabriel Resurrection Cemetery
  • San Gabriel San Gabriel Cemetery
  • Santa Clarita Eternal Valley Memorial Park
  • Santa Monica Unknown location
  • Santa Monica Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Sylmar Glen Haven Memorial Park
  • Westlake Village Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park
  • Whittier Rose Hills Memorial Park


    Mountain View Cemetery
    2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue
    Altadena, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1882
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Edwin H. Conger Edwin Hurd Conger (1843-1907) — also known as Edwin H. Conger — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Adel, Dallas County, Iowa. Born in Knox County, Ill., March 7, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Dallas County Treasurer, 1877-81; Iowa state treasurer, 1881-85; U.S. Representative from Iowa 7th District, 1885-91; U.S. Minister to Brazil, 1890-93, 1897-98; China, 1898-1905; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, 1905. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 18, 1907 (age 64 years, 72 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lorentus Everett Conger (1814-1873) and Mary W. (Hurd) Conger (1816-1888); married, June 18, 1866, to Sarah Jane Pike (1842-1932); first cousin once removed of Omar Dwight Conger and Chauncey Stewart Conger (1838-1916); first cousin twice removed of Hugh Conger; second cousin of Franklin Barker Conger and Chauncey Stewart Conger (1882-1963); second cousin once removed of Moore Conger and Frederick Ward Conger; third cousin once removed of Anson Griffith Conger and Harmon Sweatland Conger; third cousin twice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; fourth cousin once removed of James Lockwood Conger, Charles Franklin Conger and Edward Augustus Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
      Henry Harrison Markham (1840-1923) — also known as Henry H. Markham — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilmington, Essex County, N.Y., November 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; gold and silver mining business; U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1885-87; Governor of California, 1891-95. Member, Freemasons. Died, following a stroke, in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 9, 1923 (age 82 years, 327 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998) — also known as Leroy Cleaver — Born in Wabbaseka, Jefferson County, Ark., August 31, 1935. Peace and Freedom candidate for President of the United States, 1968. Atheist; later Mormon. African ancestry. Died in Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 1, 1998 (age 62 years, 243 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Horace Jeremiah Voorhis (1901-1984) — also known as Jerry Voorhis — of San Dimas, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ottawa, Franklin County, Kan., April 6, 1901. Democrat. Candidate for California state assembly, 1934; U.S. Representative from California 12th District, 1937-47; defeated, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of emphysema, at Claremont Manor retirement home, Claremont, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 11, 1984 (age 83 years, 158 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Plowman Woods (1868-1944) — also known as Frank P. Woods — of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa. Born in Walworth County, Wis., December 11, 1868. Republican. U.S. Representative from Iowa 10th District, 1909-19. Died in Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 1944 (age 75 years, 136 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nelson Platt Wheeler (1841-1920) — also known as Nelson P. Wheeler — of Endeavor, Forest County, Pa.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Portville, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., November 4, 1841. Republican. Surveyor; civil engineer; lumber business; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 28th District, 1907-11. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 3, 1920 (age 78 years, 120 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William French Wheeler (1811-1892) and Flora (Atkins) Wheeler (1815-1850); brother of William Egbert Wheeler; father of Alexander Royal Wheeler; first cousin thrice removed of Hezekiah Case; first cousin four times removed of Noah Phelps; first cousin five times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second cousin once removed of Asahel Pierson Case; second cousin twice removed of Parmenio Adams and Amos Pettibone; second cousin thrice removed of Gaylord Griswold and Elisha Phelps; second cousin four times removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Roger Griswold and Frederick Wolcott; third cousin once removed of Hiram Bidwell Case; third cousin twice removed of Norman A. Phelps, John Smith Phelps and Almon Case; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; fourth cousin of Joseph Wells Holcomb, William Lucius Case and Arthur Burnham Woodford; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Creighton Stratton, Edmund Holcomb, Francis William Kellogg, John Leake Newbold Stratton, Selah Merrill, William Walter Phelps, Edmond Alfred Holcomb, Leonard Leach Case (1900-1978) and Donald Barr Chidsey.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harvey David Scott (1818-1891) — also known as Harvey D. Scott — of Indiana. Born in Milford Center, Union County, Ohio, October 18, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Newton Booth; U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1855-57; state court judge in Indiana, 1882-84. Member, Grange. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 11, 1891 (age 72 years, 266 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Seth Hartman Yocum (1834-1895) — also known as Seth H. Yocum — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa.; Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Born in Catawissa, Columbia County, Pa., August 2, 1834. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Centre County District Attorney, 1875-79; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1879-81; mayor of Johnson City, Tenn., 1885. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 19, 1895 (age 60 years, 260 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lucinda Horton (1843-1897).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Webster Bell (1857-1927) — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., June 11, 1857. Progressive. Fruit farmer; real estate business; Los Angeles County Clerk, 1899-1903; member of California state senate, 1907-12; U.S. Representative from California 9th District, 1913-15. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 19, 1927 (age 69 years, 312 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matthew Bell and Elizabeth Emma Bell; married, June 1, 1894, to Elizabeth May Dillman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Calvin A. Tuttle (d. 1905) — of Minnesota. Treasurer of Minnesota Territory, 1849-53. Died in 1905. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
    Flavel S. Luther Flavel Sweeten Luther (1850-1928) — also known as Flavel S. Luther — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., March 26, 1850. Republican. School teacher; college professor; president, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., 1904-19; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1907-08. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in 1928 (age about 78 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Flavel S. Luther and Jane (Lillie) Luther; married, November 2, 1871, to Isabel Blake Ely (1848-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut
      Edmond William Griffith (1862-1932) — also known as E. W. Griffith — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in L'Avenir, Quebec, September 9, 1862. Republican. Oil dealer; lumber merchant; building contractor; real estate developer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924 (alternate), 1932 (alternate); member of Nevada state senate, 1921-22; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1922; candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1925. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., October 31, 1932 (age 70 years, 52 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1896 to Ora Beach (died 1903).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Herbert Clark Hoover, Jr. (1903-1969) — also known as Herbert Hoover, Jr. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif.; San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in London, England, August 4, 1903. Republican. Petroleum geologist; mining engineer; inventor; president, Aeronautical Radio, Inc., 1930; U.S. Undersecretary of State, 1954-57; director, Monsanto Chemical Company; director, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; director, Southern California Edison Company; director, Hanna Mining Company; director, Pacific Mutual Insurance Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Died, of cancer, in Huntington Community Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 9, 1969 (age 65 years, 248 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lou (Henry) Hoover (1874-1944) and Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964); married, June 25, 1925, to Margaret Watson (1904-1982).
      Political family: Hoover family of Pasadena and Palo Alto, California.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens
    Avalon, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      William Mills Wrigley, Jr. (1861-1932) — also known as William Wrigley, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 30, 1861. Republican. Founder, Wrigley chewing gum company; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team; owner, Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, from a stroke, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 26, 1932 (age 70 years, 118 days). Originally entombed at Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens; re-entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
      Wrigley Field (opened 1914, named 1927), ballpark for the Chicago Cubs, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Park Cemetery
    Claremont, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Gracchus Neely (1855-1930) — of Illinois. Born in Benton, Franklin County, Ill., June 11, 1855. Member of Illinois state legislature, 1886-88; state court judge in Illinois, 1895-1903. Died in Selma, Fresno County, Calif., October 16, 1930 (age 75 years, 127 days). Interment at Oak Park Cemetery.


    Hillside Memorial Park
    Culver City, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Theodore E. Cummings (1907-1982) — Born in 1907. U.S. Ambassador to Austria, 1981-82, died in office 1982. Jewish. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 30, 1982 (age about 74 years). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Stanley Mosk (1912-2001) — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., September 12, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; superior court judge in California, 1943-58; California state attorney general, 1959-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1960-64; justice of California state supreme court, 1964-2001; appointed 1964; died in office 2001. Jewish. Member, American Judicature Society; American Legion; Phi Alpha Delta; B'nai B'rith. Died in San Francisco, Calif., June 19, 2001 (age 88 years, 280 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Hillside Memorial Park; statue at Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Paul Mosk and Minna (Perl) Mosk; married, September 27, 1936, to Edna Mitchell (1928?-); married, August 27, 1982, to Susan Jane Hines.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George Albert Jessel (1898-1981) — also known as George Jessel; "Toastmaster General of the United States" — Born in Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y., April 3, 1898. Democrat. Actor; songwriter; movie producer; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Jewish. Died, from a heart attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 23, 1981 (age 83 years, 50 days). Entombed at Hillside Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, May 22, 1923, to Florence Courtney (divorced 1932); married, April 23, 1934, to Norma Talmadge (divorced 1939); married, April 13, 1940, to Lois Andrews (divorced 1943).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Shelley Winters (1920-2006) — also known as Shirley Schrift — Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., August 18, 1920. Democrat. Actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Jewish. Austrian ancestry. Died, following a heart attack, in the Rehabilitation Centre of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 14, 2006 (age 85 years, 149 days). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Jonas Schrift and Rose (Winter) Schrift; married, January 1, 1942, to Mack Paul Mayer (divorced 1948); married, April 28, 1952, to Vittorio Gassman (divorced 1954); married, May 4, 1957, to Anthony Franciosa (1928-2006); married, January 14, 2006, to Gerry DeFord.
      Epitaph: "Beloved mother, grandmother, and actress."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Balkman (c.1954-2001) — of Culver City, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1954. Mayor of Culver City, Calif., 1980. Jewish. Died in 2001 (age about 47 years). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
      William Goetz (1903-1969) — of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 24, 1903. Democrat. Hollywood movie producer and studio executive; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Jewish. Died, of cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 15, 1969 (age 66 years, 144 days). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Theodore Goetz and Fanny Goetz; married, March 19, 1930, to Edith 'Edi' Mayer (daughter of Margaret Mayer and Louis Burt Mayer (1884-1957)).
      Political family: Mayer family of Los Angeles, California.
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
      Louis Edward Golan (d. 1968) — also known as Louis E. Golan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Died in 1968. Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.
      Sherman Block (1924-1998) — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1924. Los Angeles County Sheriff, 1981-98. Jewish. Died in 1998 (age about 74 years). Interment at Hillside Memorial Park.


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Culver City, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      David Worth Clark (1902-1955) — also known as D. Worth Clark — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, April 2, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Idaho 2nd District, 1935-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1936, 1940; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1939-45; defeated, 1950. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 19, 1955 (age 53 years, 78 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Worth Clark and Nellie (Kelleher) Clark; married 1926 to Virgil Irwin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Dudley Field Malone Dudley Field Malone (1882-1950) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Westwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 3, 1882. Lawyer; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1913-17; resigned 1917; resigned to protest Wilson Administration's failure to advocate Woman Suffrage Amendment; Farmer-Labor candidate for Governor of New York, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; legal counsel for Twentieth Century-Fox movie studio; played Winston Churchill in the 1943 movie Mission to Moscow. Catholic. Famed for saying, in a speech at the Scopes trial in 1925, "I have never learned anything from any man who agreed with me." Toward the end of his life, he appeared in movies as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who he resembled. Died, from a heart attack, in Culver City Hospital, Culver City, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 5, 1950 (age 68 years, 124 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Malone and Rose (McKenny) Malone; married 1908 to May O'Gorman (divorced 1921; daughter of James Aloysius O'Gorman (1860-1943)); married, December 14, 1921, to Doris Stevens (writer, economist); married, January 29, 1930, to Edna Louise Johnson (actress).
      Political family: O'Gorman-Malone family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile
      Image source: Library of Congress
      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.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Mervyn Malcolm Dymally (1926-2012) — also known as Mervyn M. Dymally — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Cedros, Trinidad, May 12, 1926. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1963-66, 2003-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964, 1968, 1988, 2004, 2008; member of California state senate, 1967-75; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1975-79; defeated, 1978; U.S. Representative from California 31st District, 1981-93; Honorary Consul for Benin in Inglewood, Calif., 1993-2007. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Alpha Psi; Freemasons; Elks; NAACP; Urban League; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 7, 2012 (age 86 years, 148 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Alice Gueno.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Roosevelt Memorial Park Cemetery
    Gardena, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Charles J. Colden (1870-1938) — of Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Peoria County, Ill., August 24, 1870. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Nodaway County, 1901-04; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1929; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1933-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Died in Washington, D.C., April 15, 1938 (age 67 years, 234 days). Original interment at Roosevelt Memorial Park Cemetery; reinterment in 1965 at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Forest Lawn Memorial Park
    1712 South Glendale Avenue
    Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1906
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      George Edward Cryer (1875-1961) — also known as George E. Cryer — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Waterloo, Douglas County, Neb., May 13, 1875. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1921-29; defeated, 1933. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died after falling from a ladder, May 24, 1961 (age 86 years, 11 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Cryer and Elizabeth (Grange) Cryer; married, September 5, 1906, to Isabel G. Gay (died 1945).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      William French Smith (1917-1990) — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H., August 26, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968 (delegation chair), 1972, 1976; Presidential Elector for California, 1968; U.S. Attorney General, 1981-85. Member, American Judicature Society. Died, of cancer, October 29, 1990 (age 73 years, 64 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Epitaph: "Beloved husband and father; Attorney General of the United States, 1981 - 1985"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by William French Smith: Law and Justice in the Reagan Administration : The Memoirs of an Attorney General (1991)
      Herman C. Baehr (1866-1942) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, March 16, 1866. Republican. Brewer; Cuyahoga County Recorder, 1904-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1910-11. Mennonite. Member, Freemasons. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 4, 1942 (age 75 years, 325 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Baehr and Magdalena (Zipf) Baehr; married, April 22, 1899, to Rose E. Schulte.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Anson Ford (1883-1983) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Waukegan, Lake County, Ill., 1883. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; advertising business; chair of Los Angeles County Democratic Party, 1937-38; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1937; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1940; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956. Member, Sigma Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in 1983 (age about 100 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Lois Goldsmith (1884-1975).
      Epitaph: "Public Servant - Humanitarian."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alphonzo Edward Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) — also known as Alphonzo Bell — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 19, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; president, Bell Oil Company, 1947-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956; California Republican state chair, 1956-59; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1956-59; U.S. Representative from California, 1961-77 (16th District 1961-63, 28th District 1963-75, 27th District 1975-77); candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1969; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1976. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 2004 (age 89 years, 219 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Alphonso Edward Bell, Sr. (1875-1947; real estate developer, oil millionaire, tennis champion); married to Marian McCargo (1932-2004; actress and tennis champion).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William David Upshaw (1866-1952) — also known as William D. Upshaw; "Earnest Willie" — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., October 15, 1866. U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1919-27; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1932. Baptist. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1952 (age 86 years, 37 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Upshaw and Addie (Stamps) Upshaw; married, May 5, 1909, to Margaret Beverly.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Collins Lockwood (1875-1951) — also known as Alfred C. Lockwood — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., July 20, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; superior court judge in Arizona, 1913-24; justice of Arizona state supreme court, 1925-43; chief justice of Arizona Supreme Court, 1929-31, 1935-37, 1941-43. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., October 29, 1951 (age 76 years, 101 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Chichester Lockwood (1853-1904) and Elizabeth Will (Peers) Lockwood (1853-1897); married, June 11, 1902, to Daisy Maude Lincoln (1877-1950); fourth great-grandnephew of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789); first cousin thrice removed of Thaddeus Betts; first cousin five times removed of John Davenport and James Davenport; second cousin thrice removed of Hanford Nichols Lockwood; second cousin four times removed of Abraham Davenport (1767-1837) and Theodore Davenport; second cousin five times removed of John Hart; third cousin twice removed of James Lockwood Conger and Homer Nichols Lockwood (1833-?); third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Lockwood.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lockwood-Lanning family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Putnam Flint (1862-1929) — also known as Frank P. Flint — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in North Reading, Middlesex County, Mass., July 15, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1896 (alternate), 1920, 1928; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1897-1901; U.S. Senator from California, 1905-11. While on a world tour, died on the ocean liner President Polk, probably in the South China Sea, while approaching Manila, Philippines, February 11, 1929 (age 66 years, 211 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Eaton Flint (1823-1887) and Althea Louise (Hewes) Flint (1841-1930); brother of Motley H. Flint (1864-1930); fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Dexter Sprague.
      Political family: Flint-Bache family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The community of Flintridge (now part of La Canada Flintridge, California), was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Motley H. Flint (1864-1930) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., February 19, 1864. Republican. Postmaster at Los Angeles, Calif., 1904-10; banker; provided critical support for the Warner Brothers Movie studio in its early years; one of the promoters of Julian Petroleum Corporation, a Ponzi scheme which collapsed in 1927; about 40,000 investors lost their money; tainted by the scandal, he moved to Europe for a time. Member, Freemasons. Called as a witness in a civil suit involving David O. Selznick; after his testimony, as he returned to the audience section of the courtroom, in Los Angeles City Hall, he was shot and killed by Frank Keaton, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 14, 1930 (age 66 years, 145 days). Keaton, who had lost his money in Julian Petroleum, was immediately arrested, and subsequently tried, convicted, and hanged. Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Eaton Flint (1823-1887) and Althea Louise (Hewes) Flint (1841-1930); brother of Frank Putnam Flint; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Dexter Sprague (1827-1893).
      Political families: Bache-Dallas family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Flint-Bache family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Thomas G. Patten Thomas Gedney Patten (1861-1939) — also known as Thomas G. Patten — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 12, 1861. Democrat. Real estate business; president, New York and Long Branch Steamboat Co.; U.S. Representative from New York, 1911-17 (15th District 1911-13, 18th District 1913-17); defeated, 1916; postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1917-21. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 23, 1939 (age 77 years, 164 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Patten and Maria L. (Gedney) Patten; married, October 31, 1890, to Henrietta Floyd.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Culbert Levy Olson (1876-1962) — also known as Culbert L. Olson — of Utah; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, November 7, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Utah state senate, 1916-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1920; member of California state senate, 1935-39; Governor of California, 1939-43; defeated, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1940-43; California Democratic state chair, 1944-46. Member, Phi Delta Phi. Died at a rest home in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 13, 1962 (age 85 years, 157 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Kate Jeremy (1883-1939).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Louis Westcott Myers (1872-1960) — of California. Born in Lake Mills, Jefferson County, Wis., September 6, 1872. Superior court judge in California, 1913-23; justice of California state supreme court, 1923-26; chief justice of California state supreme court, 1924-26. Died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 15, 1960 (age 87 years, 162 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Kirtland Irving Perky (1867-1939) — also known as K. I. Perky — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Smithville, Wayne County, Ohio, February 8, 1867. Democrat. Idaho Democratic state chair, 1900-02; district judge in Idaho 4th District, 1901-03; U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1912-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1916 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 9, 1939 (age 71 years, 335 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John Firestone Perky and Esther (Martin) Perky; married, April 18, 1891, to Ella Hunter.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    George R. Lunn George Richard Lunn (1873-1948) — also known as George R. Lunn — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born near Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa, June 23, 1873. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Presbyterian minister; mayor of Schenectady, N.Y., 1912-13, 1916-17, 1920-22; U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1917-19; defeated, 1912 (Socialist), 1918 (Democratic); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate); candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1920; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1923-24; defeated (Democratic), 1924. Presbyterian. Member, United Spanish War Veterans. Died in Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif., November 27, 1948 (age 75 years, 157 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Martin A. Lunn and Mattie (Bratton) Lunn; married, May 7, 1901, to Mabel Healy.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1924
      Thomas Francis Ford (1873-1958) — also known as Thomas F. Ford — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in St. Louis, Mo., February 18, 1873. Democrat. Newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1933-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936, 1940, 1944. Unitarian. Died in South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 26, 1958 (age 85 years, 311 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Ford and Ellen (Ferris) Ford; married, June 21, 1911, to Lillian Cope Cummings (1880-1962).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Elmer Evans (1876-1959) — also known as William E. Evans — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in London, Laurel County, Ky., November 13, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924; U.S. Representative from California, 1927-35 (9th District 1927-33, 11th District 1933-35); defeated, 1934. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1959 (age 82 years, 364 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband and Father."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James McLachlan (1852-1940) — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Scotland, August 1, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from California, 1895-97, 1901-11 (6th District 1895-97, 1901-03, 7th District 1903-11). Died in a hospital at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1940 (age 88 years, 112 days). Entombed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Walt Disney Walter Elias Disney (1901-1966) — also known as Walt Disney; "Uncle Walt" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 5, 1901. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. Irish ancestry. Producer or director of several hundred films from 1922 until the 1960s; creator and first voice of Mickey Mouse; founder of Disney entertainment company and of Disneyland, the world's first theme park; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on September 14, 1964. In honor of his invention of the multiplane camera, he is an inductee to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Died, of lung cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 15, 1966 (age 65 years, 10 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park; statue erected 1993 at Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Elias Disney (1859-1941) and Flora (Call) Disney (1868-1938); married, July 13, 1925, to Lillian Marie Bounds (1899-1997).
      Cross-reference: George J. Mitchell
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Walt Disney: Richard Schickel, The Disney Version: The Life, Times, Art and Commerce of Walt Disney — Leonard Mosley, Disney's World: A Biography — Katherine Greene & Richard Greene, The Man Behind the Magic: The Story of Walt Disney — Bob Thomas, Walt Disney: An American Original — Jean-Pierre Isbouts, Discovering Walt: The Magical Life of Walt Disney (for young readers)
      Image source: Boy Scouts of America
      John Donnan Fredericks (1869-1945) — also known as John D. Fredericks — of Bel Air, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Burgettstown, Washington County, Pa., September 10, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1903-15; candidate for Governor of California, 1914; U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1923-27. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died, following a heart attack, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 26, 1945 (age 75 years, 350 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James T. Fredericks and Mary (Patterson) Fredericks; married 1896 to Agnes M. Blakeley.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Hiram Randall (1865-1951) — also known as Charles H. Randall — of Kimball, Kimball County, Neb.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Auburn, Nemaha County, Neb., July 23, 1865. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of California state assembly, 1911-12; defeated, 1950; U.S. Representative from California 9th District, 1915-21; defeated, 1920 (9th District), 1921 (9th District), 1922 (9th District), 1924 (9th District), 1926 (9th District), 1932 (13th District), 1934 (13th District), 1940 (13th District), 1944 (20th District); Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1928. Methodist. Died at General Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 18, 1951 (age 85 years, 210 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Elias J. Randall and Sarah F. (Schooley) Randall; married, November 15, 1885, to May E. Stanley.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nat King Cole (1919-1965) — also known as Nathaniel Adams Coles — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., March 17, 1919. Singer; musician; actor; honored guest, Republican National Convention, 1956 ; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP. Died, from lung cancer, in St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 15, 1965 (age 45 years, 335 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Nadine Robinson; married, March 28, 1948, to Maria Hawkins Ellington (1922-2012).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John White Preston, Sr. (c.1878-1958) — also known as John W. Preston, Sr. — of California. Born in Tennessee, about 1878. Democrat. Justice of California state supreme court, 1926-35; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1938. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 18, 1958 (age about 80 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Marilyn Hare (1923-1981) — Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., October 13, 1923. Democrat. Singer; actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Died, from cancer, in a hospital at Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 9, 1981 (age 57 years, 361 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Ernest 'Ernie' Hare (1883-1939; singer).
      See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Richards (1916-1988) — of San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born December 9, 1916. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; member of California state senate 38th District, 1955-62; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1956, 1962. Died November 30, 1988 (age 71 years, 357 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925-1990) — also known as Samuel George Davis — Born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 8, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; singer; dancer; actor; injured in an automobile accident in 1954, and lost his left eye; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Jewish. African and Cuban ancestry. Received the Spingarn Medal in 1968. Died, from complications of throat cancer, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 16, 1990 (age 64 years, 159 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel George Davis (1900-1988) and Elvera (Sanchez) Davis (1905-2000); married, January 10, 1958, to Loray White (divorced 1959); married, November 13, 1960, to May Britt (divorced 1968); married, May 11, 1970, to Altovise Gore (1943-2009).
      Epitaph: "The Entertainer -- He Did It All"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Maitland Stewart (1908-1997) — also known as Jimmy Stewart — Born in Indiana, Indiana County, Pa., May 20, 1908. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; one of America's most famous film actors; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1972. Scottish ancestry. Member, Moose. Recipient, Medal of Freedom, 1985. Died, from pulmonary embolism and cardiac arrest, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 2, 1997 (age 89 years, 43 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Maitland Stewart and Ruth (Jackson) Stewart; married 1949 to Gloria (Hatrick) McLean (1918-1994); adoptive father of Ronald McLean (U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant, killed in action in Vietnam, 1969).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kit Francis Clardy (1892-1961) — also known as Kit F. Clardy; "Michigan's McCarthy" — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Butler, Bates County, Mo., June 17, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; president, Creston Transfer Company; director, Truckaway Corporation; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1953-55; defeated, 1950, 1954, 1956. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Sigma Delta Kappa. Died in Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 5, 1961 (age 69 years, 80 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Giles William Clardy and Malvry Atkins (Harris) Clardy; first cousin once removed of Martin Linn Clardy (1844-1914).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Edmund Howard Hinshaw (1860-1932) — also known as Edmund H. Hinshaw — of Fairbury, Jefferson County, Neb. Born in Greensboro, Henry County, Ind., December 8, 1860. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 4th District, 1903-11. Died June 15, 1932 (age 71 years, 190 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Edwin Bruce Brooks (1868-1933).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Wilson (1877-1937) — also known as William H. Wilson — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 6, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1913-16; Philadelphia director of public safety, 1916-20; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1935-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Died in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., August 11, 1937 (age 59 years, 248 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lauderdale Kennedy (1854-1946) — also known as John L. Kennedy — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Scotland, October 27, 1854. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 2nd District, 1905-07; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1916. Died August 30, 1946 (age 91 years, 307 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dalip Singh Saund (1899-1973) — also known as D. S. Saund — of Westmorland, Imperial County, Calif. Born in Amritsar, Punjab, India, September 20, 1899. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; farmer; fertilizer dealer; state court judge in California, 1952-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956 (alternate), 1960; U.S. Representative from California 29th District, 1957-63. Indian subcontinent ancestry. Member, Lions; Toastmasters. First native of India to be elected to a U.S. public office. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 22, 1973 (age 73 years, 214 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Natha Singh Saund and Jeoni (Kaur) Saund; married, July 21, 1928, to Marian Z. Kosa.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      H. Allen Smith (1909-1998) — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., October 8, 1909. Republican. FBI agent; member of California state assembly, 1949-56; Presidential Elector for California, 1956; U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1957-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960, 1972. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 4, 1998 (age 88 years, 239 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Epitaph: "A great American, loved and respected for his wisdom, honesty, and integrity."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Frank A. Graham Frank A. Graham (1854-1925) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Herkimer County, N.Y., June 30, 1854. Republican. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1895-99. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 25, 1925 (age 70 years, 360 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Image source: City of Lincoln
      George de Rue Meiklejohn (1857-1929) — also known as George D. Meiklejohn — of Fullerton, Nance County, Neb. Born in Wisconsin, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; member of Nebraska state senate, 1885-88; Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska, 1889-91; U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1893-97. Died in 1929 (age about 72 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Erastus Johnson Turner (1846-1933) — also known as Erastus J. Turner — of Hoxie, Sheridan County, Kan. Born in Erie County, Pa., December 26, 1846. Republican. U.S. Representative from Kansas 6th District, 1887-91. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 10, 1933 (age 86 years, 46 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Milton K. Young (1868-1953) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Litchfield, Montgomery County, Ill., April 7, 1868. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1908, 1912, 1932; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1928; Democratic candidate for Governor of California, 1930, 1934 (primary). Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died at St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 9, 1953 (age 85 years, 2 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Minor L. Moore (1876-1958) — of California. Born in Waco, McLennan County, Tex., December 5, 1876. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1928; superior court judge in California, 1931-39; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1939-58; died in office 1958. Suffered a stroke, and died about two months later, in a sanitarium in Sunland, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 4, 1958 (age 81 years, 30 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      John Frank Boyd (1853-1945) — of Neligh, Antelope County, Neb. Born in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., August 8, 1853. Republican. U.S. Representative from Nebraska 3rd District, 1907-09. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 28, 1945 (age 91 years, 293 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Stanley Benedict (1878-1930) — also known as H. Stanley Benedict — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Boonville, Cooper County, Mo., February 20, 1878. Republican. Member of California state assembly, 1910-14; U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1916-17. Died in London, England, July 10, 1930 (age 52 years, 140 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin Wendell Pauley, Sr. (1903-1981) — also known as Edwin W. Pauley — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Indiana, January 7, 1903. Democrat. President, Fortuna Petroleum, and involved in other oil companies; Regent, University of California, 1938-72; Treasurer of Democratic National Committee, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944 (speaker), 1960, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1944-47; part owner of the Los Angeles Rams football team; director, Western Airlines. Died July 28, 1981 (age 78 years, 202 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Elbert L. Pauley and Ellen (Van Petten) Pauley.
      The Pauley Pavilion indoor arena, at the University of California Angeles, Los Angeles, California, is named for him.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather. Home is the sailor, home from the Sea, and the hunter, home from the hill."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gilbert S. Gilbertson (1863-1917) — of Winnebago County, Iowa. Born in Spring Grove, Houston County, Minn., October 17, 1863. Iowa state treasurer, 1901-07. Died, in Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, November 24, 1917 (age 54 years, 38 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Belle Whitney (1866-1937); nephew of Teman Gilbertson (1837-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Rex Bell (1903-1962) — also known as George Anthony Beldam; George Francis Beldam — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 16, 1903. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1944; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (Honorary Vice-President), 1960 (delegation chair); Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1954-62; died in office 1962. Cowboy film star who appeared in numerous movies from 1928 to 1952. While running for governor, died of a heart attack, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., July 4, 1962 (age 58 years, 261 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, December 3, 1931, to Clara Gordon Bow (1905-1965; actress); father of Rex Bell, Jr. (actor).
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James McTucker Stevens (1873-1937) — also known as James M. Stevens — of Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho. Born in Oneida County, Idaho, January 30, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1903-05. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 22, 1937 (age 64 years, 204 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married 1895 to Grace Margaret Morgan (1879-1938).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Clarke Chapman (1853-1944) — also known as Charles C. Chapman; "The Orange King of California" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Fullerton, Orange County, Calif. Born in Illinois, June 2, 1853. Republican. Publishing business; mayor of Fullerton, Calif., 1904-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916, 1924. Disciples of Christ. Died in Orange County, Calif., March 5, 1944 (age 90 years, 277 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park; statue at Chapman University Entrance, Orange, Calif.
      Chapman University, in Orange, California, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Frank C. Tillson Frank Cephas Tillson (1890-1951) — also known as Frank C. Tillson — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1890. Major in the U.S. Army during World War I; dentist; author; poet; mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1934-41. Died in 1951 (age about 61 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Frank C. Tillson: Dugouts and Dreams (poems) — Dreams for Sale (poems)
      Image source: Los Angeles Times, April 14, 1937
      William Mills Wrigley, Jr. (1861-1932) — also known as William Wrigley, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., September 30, 1861. Republican. Founder, Wrigley chewing gum company; owner, Chicago Cubs baseball team; owner, Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Died, from a stroke, in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., January 26, 1932 (age 70 years, 118 days). Originally entombed at Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Gardens, Avalon, Calif.; re-entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Wrigley Field (opened 1914, named 1927), ballpark for the Chicago Cubs, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David C. Dunbar (1858-1938) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 28, 1858. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Utah, 1919; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1922. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1938 (age about 80 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Leo Ellis Anderson (1902-1993) — also known as Leo E. Anderson — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak., February 20, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; Honorary Vice-Consul for Latvia in Los Angeles, Calif., 1932-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1940, 1944; chair of Los Angeles County Republican Party, 1936-40; vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1942-44; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944; California Republican state chair, 1944-45. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sigma Chi. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 20, 1993 (age 91 years, 242 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Lauritz Martin Anderson (1871-1950) and Leonora (Ellis) Anderson; married, November 1, 1931, to Hollis Norris (1910-1959); married, February 12, 1961, to Pauline Murray.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Edward Magill (1847-1928) — also known as William E. Magill — of West Bay City (now part of Bay City), Bay County, Mich.; Bangor Township, Bay County, Mich.; Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Port Stanley, Ontario, November 3, 1847. Naturalized U.S. citizen; physician; surgeon; mayor of West Bay City, Mich., 1881-82; Bay County Treasurer. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 29, 1928 (age 80 years, 208 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Magill (1788-1849) and Sarah (McInnis) Magill (1805-1893); married, October 7, 1879, to Adaline Keefer (1851-1935).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      De Witt H. Merriam — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1923-45; resigned 1945. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Bartley Francis Yost (1877-1963) — also known as Bartley F. Yost — of Osborne, Osborne County, Kan. Born in Switzerland, September 20, 1877. Co-owner of a newspaper; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Paris, 1909-13; U.S. Consular Agent in Almeria, 1913-16; U.S. Vice Consul in Genoa, 1917-18; Santa Rosalia, 1918; U.S. Consul in Guaymas, 1918-21; Torreon, as of 1924-26; Sault SAINTE Marie, as of 1927-29; Nogales, as of 1932. Swiss ancestry. Died September 8, 1963 (age 85 years, 353 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Fluetsch) Yost (1845-1905) and George Yost (1847-1928); married to Irma C. Blau (1883-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      McIntyre Faries (1896-1994) — of South Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif.; San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wei Hsien, Shantung, China, of American parents, April 17, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1948, 1952; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1947-52; superior court judge in California, 1953-66. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; American Bar Association; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 29, 1994 (age 98 years, 165 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William Reid Faries (1860-1930; missionary physician) and Priscilla Ellen (Chittick) Faries (1867-1951); married, October 7, 1922, to Margaret Lois Shorten (1897-1964); married to Geraldyne Brewer (1901-1998).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    George H. Few George H. Few (1855-1948) — of Flandreau, Moody County, S.Dak. Born in Albion, Orleans County, N.Y., December 23, 1855. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Flandreau, S.D.; member of South Dakota state senate 15th District, 1901-04. Died November 23, 1948 (age 92 years, 336 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married 1881 to Ella B. Marinus.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
      Joseph Wallace (1854-1933) — of Iowa. Born in 1854. Member of Iowa state senate, 1890. Died in 1933 (age about 79 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Roy N. Davidson (1879-1944) — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Mahomet, Champaign County, Ill., January 7, 1879. Republican. Mining business; member of Arizona territorial House of Representatives, 1907; secretary of Arizona Republican Party, 1922-24, 1937; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arizona, 1934. Member, Sigma Chi. Died in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., December 24, 1944 (age 65 years, 352 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married 1919 to Minnie M. Lambert (1886-1951).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    W. S. Van_Dyke Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II (1889-1943) — also known as W. S. Van Dyke; "One-Take Woody" — of West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., March 21, 1889. Democrat. Child actor in vaudeville; director of dozens of movies, 1917-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Christian Scientist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Ill with cancer, he died by suicide, in Brentwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 5, 1943 (age 53 years, 321 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of W. S. Van Dyke (Judge) and Laura (Winston) Van Dyke; married, February 26, 1935, to Ruth Mannix; cousin *** of Henry van Dyke (1852-1933).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Times, February 6, 1943
      David Oliver Selznick (1902-1965) — also known as David O. Selznick; Oliver Jeffries — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., May 10, 1902. Republican. Movie producer and Hollywood studio head; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Jewish. Died, of a heart attack, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 22, 1965 (age 63 years, 43 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis J. Selznick (1870-1933; movie producer) and Florence A. (Sachs) Selznick; married, April 29, 1930, to Irene Gladys Mayer (1907-1990; divorced 1949; daughter of Margaret Mayer and Louis Burt Mayer); married, July 13, 1949, to Jennifer Jones (actress; who later married Norton Winfred Simon (1907-1993)).
      Political family: Mayer family of Los Angeles, California.
      Cross-reference: Cornelius V. Whitney — Motley H. Flint
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary Pickford Rogers (1892-1979) — also known as Gladys Louise Smith; Mary Pickford; "America's Sweetheart"; "Little Mary"; "Blondilocks" — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Toronto, Ontario, April 8, 1892. Republican. Professional actress in 1908-33; appeared in more than 250 films; co-founder (with Douglas Fairbanks, D. W. Griffith, and Charlie Chaplin), United Artists motion picture company; also co-founder of Motion Picture Academy; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. Female. English and Irish ancestry. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 29, 1979 (age 87 years, 51 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of John Charles Smith and Charlotte (Hennessy) Smith; married, January 7, 1911, to Owen Moore (director; divorced 1920); married, March 28, 1920, to Douglas Fairbanks (actor; divorced 1936); married, June 26, 1937, to Charles 'Buddy' Rogers (actor).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Mary Pickford: Kevin Brownlow, Mary Pickford Rediscovered — Eileen Whitfield, Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood
      Henry A. Frambach (d. 1921) — of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908 (alternate), 1912. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 10, 1921. Entombed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Jeptha Milton Gibbs (1875-1936) — also known as Jeptha M. Gibbs — Born in Navasota, Grimes County, Tex., April 20, 1875. Railroad employee; wholesale merchant; U.S. Consular Agent in Cananea, 1918-33. Died March 10, 1936 (age 60 years, 325 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Barnitz (1877-1949).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Grace S. Jobe (1877-1942) — also known as Grace Ardell Stephens; Mrs. Walter H. Jobe — of Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M.; Marshall, Saline County, Mo.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Bunceton, Cooper County, Mo., January 22, 1877. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1924; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., September 22, 1942 (age 65 years, 243 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Smily Stephens (1832-1915) and Miriam (Howard) Stephens (1843-1884); married 1894 to Walter Hall Jobe (1872-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    C. H. Baldwin Charles H. Baldwin (1867-1953) — of Beaver Creek, Rock County, Minn.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Oneida County, N.Y., February, 1867. Farmer; Rock County Commissioner; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1915-18. Died in 1953 (age about 86 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William M. Baldwin and Ellen Baldwin; married 1890 to Catherine 'Kate' Whitaker (1868-1945).
      Epitaph: "Lo - I Am With You Always"
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
      Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
      John Leonard Schleimer (1889-1953) — also known as J. L. Schleimer — of Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Ariz.; Bardsdale, Ventura County, Calif.; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 11, 1889. Honorary Vice-Consul for Venezuela in Los Angeles, Calif., 1932-36. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 9, 1953 (age 64 years, 120 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John James Schleimer.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Althea Alexander (d. 1958) — also known as Mrs. Edgar Alexander — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia, 1929. Female. Methodist. Died, of a heart attack, in 1958. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Walter Hall Jobe (1872-1960) — also known as Walter H. Jobe — of Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N.M.; Marshall, Saline County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Missouri, October 18, 1872. Democrat. Lumber salesman; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1928. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., August 17, 1960 (age 87 years, 304 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married 1894 to Grace Ardell Stephens (1877-1942).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward S. Shattuck (d. 1964) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1956, 1960; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1957; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1964. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Howard F. Ahmanson (1906-1968) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1906. Republican. Insurance business; financier; philanthropist; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956. Died June 18, 1968 (age about 61 years). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Alexander Lawson (1881-1970) — also known as Harry A. Lawson — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Canada, September 16, 1881. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 26, 1970 (age 89 years, 71 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, March 23, 1907, to Eva Marian Dynes (1880-1964).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edgar Anthony Riedinger (1896-1970) — also known as Edgar Riedinger — of St. Louis, Mo.; Sylmar, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Missouri, June 23, 1896. Republican. Garage owner; sales manager, motor truck company; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1925-26. German ancestry. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., November 8, 1970 (age 74 years, 138 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Reidinger and Mary (Anthis) Reidinger; married to Martha Lenora Walkenhorst (1904-1992).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Willems Frisby (1890-1974) — also known as George W. Frisby — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 12, 1890. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. English and German ancestry. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., October 18, 1974 (age 84 years, 128 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Frisby and Louise (Willems) Frisby.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Earl Clinton Adams (1892-1986) — also known as Earl C. Adams — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., May 12, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960, 1964 (alternate); treasurer of California Republican Party, 1967. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Legion. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1986 (age 93 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John F. Adams and Alice (Sinclair) Adams; married, October 14, 1922, to Ilse Downey (1896-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      L. Thaxton Hanson (c.1920-1993) — of Northridge, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born about 1920. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1964. Died in 1993 (age about 73 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Wayne Fisher — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940, 1944. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      James Norris Gillett (1860-1937) — also known as James N. Gillett — of Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif. Born in Viroqua, Vernon County, Wis., September 20, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state senate, 1897-1901; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1903-06; Governor of California, 1907-11. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., April 20, 1937 (age 76 years, 212 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, Calif.; cenotaph at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Cyrus L. Gillett and Sarah J. Gillett; married, May 8, 1898, to Isabella Erzgraber.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Grand View Memorial Park
    1341 Glenwood Road
    Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1884
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Carroll W. Parcher Carroll Wilmot Parcher (1903-1992) — also known as Carroll W. Parcher; "Mr. Glendale" — of Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 13, 1903. Republican. Newspaper editor-publisher, columnist; candidate in primary for California state assembly, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1956 (alternate); mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1977-78, 1979-81, 1984-85. Member, Native Sons of the Golden West; Sigma Delta Chi; Kiwanis. Died, of cancer, in Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1992 (age 88 years, 200 days). Interment at Grand View Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Wilmot Parcher (1866?-?) and Nannie (McBryde) Parcher; married, November 8, 1924, to Frances Morgan.
      Parcher Plaza, in the Glendale Civic Center, Glendale, California, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Glendale Public Library
      Alexander A. Lesueur (1842-1924) — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 25, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Lafayette County, 1879-80; secretary of state of Missouri, 1889-1901. Died in Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 29, 1924 (age 81 years, 65 days). Interment at Grand View Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, January 8, 1868, to Florence Estill Trigg (1843-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Wilmot Parcher Wilmot Parcher — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. City president of Glendale, California, 1906-08. Interment at Grand View Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Father of Carroll Wilmot Parcher (1903-1992).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Glendale Public Library


    Oakdale Memorial Park
    Glendora, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Paul Melton Lindberg (1907-1990) — also known as Paul M. Lindberg — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Born in Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., June 11, 1907. Railway brakeman; automobile salesman; candidate for mayor of Galesburg, Ill., 1953; restauranteur. Died, in Adventist Convalescent Hospital, Glendora, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 23, 1990 (age 82 years, 226 days). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Wilhelm Lindberg (1857-1937) and Elna (Nilsdotter) Lindberg (1876-1957); brother of David Phillip Lindberg (1903-1981); married, April 7, 1928, to Catherine Comer (died 1976); married, August 5, 1979, to Dorothy Bruce.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Raymond J. Arbuthnot (1911-2001) — of La Verne, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1911. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964 (alternate). Died in 2001 (age about 90 years). Interment at Oakdale Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Inglewood Park Cemetery
    Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Poway, San Diego County, Calif., August 13, 1887. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; executive secretary to Gov. Friend Richardson, 1925-26; superior court judge in California, 1926-38, 1957-62; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1938-53; defeated, 1953. Member, American Legion; Native Sons of the Golden West; Delta Chi. Suffered a fatal heart attack while driving his car, and crashed into a wall, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 11, 1968 (age 81 years, 29 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bowron and Martha (Hershey) Bowron; married, September 16, 1922, to Irene Martin (died 1961); married 1961 to Albine Norton.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
    Frank L. Shaw Frank L. Shaw (1877-1958) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Warwick, Ontario, February 1, 1877. Republican. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1933-38; recalled 1938; defeated, 1941; a recall campaign against him in 1938 charged that he was associated with unspecified "racketeers" and "underworld characters", and that his administration tolerated vice in the city; meanwhile, Harry J. Raymond, a private investigator nearly killed in a January 1938 bombing, charged, in a civil lawsuit for damages, that the mayor had been part of a plot by gambling and vice interests to murder him. Died, from cancer, in California Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 24, 1958 (age 80 years, 357 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John D. Shaw.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Los Angeles Times, April 4, 1937
      Thomas Bradley (1917-1998) — also known as Tom Bradley — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Calvert, Robertson County, Tex., December 29, 1917. Democrat. Police officer; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1973-93; defeated, 1969; candidate for Governor of California, 1982, 1986. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha Psi; Urban League; NAACP. Received the Spingarn Medal in 1984. Died, of a heart attack, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 29, 1998 (age 80 years, 274 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lee Thomas and Crenner (Hawkins) Thomas; married, May 4, 1941, to Ethel Mae Arnold.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband and Father"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Tom Bradley: J. Gregory Payne, Tom Bradley : The Impossible Dream : A Biography
      Ole Hanson (1874-1940) — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Union Grove, Racine County, Wis., January 6, 1874. Progressive. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1908-09; candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1914; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1918-19; resigned 1919. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Real estate developer who created San Clemente and Twentynine Palms, California. Died, following a heart attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 6, 1940 (age 66 years, 182 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thorsten Hanson and Goro (Tostofson) Hanson; married, May 12, 1895, to Nellie Rose.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Ole Hanson: Americanism vs. Bolshevism (1920)
      John Downey Works (1847-1928) — also known as John D. Works — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Rising Sun, Ohio County, Ind., March 29, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1879; state court judge in California, 1886-87; justice of California state supreme court, 1888-91; U.S. Senator from California, 1911-17; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Christian Scientist. Member, American Bar Association; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 6, 1928 (age 81 years, 69 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Cecil Rhodes King (1898-1974) — also known as Cecil R. King — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fort Niagara, Niagara County, N.Y., January 13, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of California state assembly, 1933-35, 1937-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1942-69. Died of a stroke at a convalescent hospital in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 17, 1974 (age 76 years, 63 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Cecil Rhodes
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Julian Carey Dixon (1934-2000) — also known as Julian C. Dixon — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1934. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1973-78; U.S. Representative from California, 1979-2000 (28th District 1979-93, 32nd District 1993-2000); died in office 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000; chair, Rules Committee, chair, 1984. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, following a heart attack, at a hospital in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 8, 2000 (age 66 years, 122 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Bevan Dufty
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Crail (1877-1938) — also known as Joe Crail — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, December 25, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1927-33; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1932. Christian. Member, United Spanish War Veterans. Died, from a heart attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 2, 1938 (age 60 years, 67 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Prince (1854-1939) — also known as George W. Prince — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Tazewell County, Ill., March 4, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Knox County Republican Party, 1884; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1888-91; candidate for Illinois state attorney general, 1892; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1895-1913 (10th District 1895-1903, 15th District 1903-13). Died in 1939 (age about 85 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of Myron Prince and Barbara Prince; married, April 20, 1882, to Lillie C. Ferris.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Herbert Wilson (1917-1984) — also known as Charles H. Wilson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah, February 15, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1955-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 31st District, 1963-81. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis. Reprimanded by the House of Representatives in 1978 for accepting a $1,000 wedding gift from a key figure in the Koreagate scandal; censured by the House of Representatives in 1980 for financial misconduct; no criminal charges were filed. Died, of a heart attack, at Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton, Prince George's County, Md., July 21, 1984 (age 67 years, 157 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Benigno Cárdenas Hernández (1862-1954) — also known as Benigno C. Hernández — of Tierra Amarilla, Rio Arriba County, N.M.; Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Born in Taos, Taos County, N.M., February 13, 1862. Republican. Rio Arriba County Sheriff, 1904-06; Rio Arriba County Treasurer, 1908-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1912, 1916; U.S. Representative from New Mexico at-large, 1915-17, 1919-21; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for New Mexico, 1921-33. Hispanic ancestry. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 18, 1954 (age 92 years, 247 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Wesley Lyon (1887-1960) — also known as Charles W. Lyon — of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in California, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1915-17, 1933-49, 1951-57; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1943-46; member of California state senate, 1917-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Died, of cancer, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 20, 1960 (age about 73 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Kenneth Frederick Hahn (1920-1997) — also known as Kenneth Hahn; Kenny Hahn — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member, Los Angeles City Council, 1947-52; Los Angeles County Supervisor, 1952-92; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1970. Church of Christ. Died, from heart failure, in a hospital at Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 12, 1997 (age 77 years, 54 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Heinrich Hahn and Hattie Louise (Wiggins) Hahn; brother of Gordon R. Hahn; father of James Kenneth Hahn and Janice Kay Hahn (1952-).
      Political family: Hahn family of Los Angeles, California.
      The Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, in Los Angeles, California, is named for him.  — The Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, in Los Angeles, California, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Kenneth Leon Maddy (1934-2000) — also known as Kenneth L. Maddy; Ken Maddy — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Born in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1934. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 14th District, 1971-78; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1978; member of California state senate, 1979-98; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Member, Rotary; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Died, of lung cancer, at Sutter Memorial Hospital, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., February 19, 2000 (age 65 years, 273 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Russell Thomas Maddy (1901-1954) and Anna Marie (Balzer) Maddy (1904-2009); married, February 7, 1957, to Beverly Chinello (divorced); married, November 28, 1981, to Norma (Quesenberry) Foster.
      The Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory, at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis, is named for him.
      Epitaph: "Your Humor and Spirit Will Be Remembered Forever."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul Revere Williams (1894-1980) — also known as Paul R. Williams — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 18, 1894. Republican. Architect; first African-American architect west of the Mississippi, and first to be member of the American Institute of Architects; designed many Southern California landmarks, including the homes of Hollywood celebrities; received the Spingarn Medal in 1953; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1960; member, California Housing Commission and California Civil Rights Commission. African ancestry. Member, American Institute of Architects; Freemasons. Died, from diabetes, in California Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 23, 1980 (age 85 years, 339 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Paul Revere
      Relatives: Son of C. S. Williams and Lila A. (Wright) Williams; married, June 27, 1917, to Della Mae Givens (1895-1996).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward D. Roberts (1864-1920) — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Born in Cambria, Columbia County, Wis., July 18, 1864. Republican. California state treasurer, 1911-15; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, three days after surgery for acute appendicitis, at Ramona Hospital, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., August 4, 1920 (age 56 years, 17 days). Entombed at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John W. Headley (1840-1930) — of Kentucky. Born in Hopkins County, Ky., 1840. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1891-96. During the Civil War, he was a member of the Confederate Secret Service operating from Canada. Died in 1930 (age about 90 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Morton Everel Post (1840-1933) — also known as Morton E. Post — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in West Henrietta, Monroe County, N.Y., December 25, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Wyoming Territory, 1885. Died March 19, 1933 (age 92 years, 84 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Elmer E. Cox (d. 1946) — of Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Huntington Park, Calif., 1937. Died May 29, 1946. Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Delbert W. Cox (1912-1991).
      Theodore D. Kanouse (d. 1927) — of Wisconsin. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1881. Died June 2, 1927. Entombed in mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Charles E. Bobertz (1868-1933) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hanover, Germany, 1868. Consul for Costa Rica in Los Angeles, Calif., 1914-33; Vice-Consul for Guatemala in Los Angeles, Calif., 1921. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 19, 1933 (age about 64 years). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Karl Gustav Heinrich Bobertz (1833-1899) and Gesine Lucie Johanne (Hashagen) Bobertz (1842-1925); married to Mary Minerva Deters (1867-1945).
    Curt Flood Curt Flood (1938-1997) — also known as Charles Curtis Flood — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., January 18, 1938. Democrat. Professional baseball player in 1959-71; sued to overturn the reserve clause and make players free agents; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. African ancestry. Died, from throat cancer and pneumonia, in UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 20, 1997 (age 59 years, 2 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1959 to Beverly Collins (divorced 1966); married, December 20, 1986, to Judy Pace.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: L.A. Progressive
      Ernest Rupert James (1881-1968) — also known as Ernest R. James — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born in Halleck, Buchanan County, Mo., January 12, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 4th District, 1921-22; member of Missouri state senate 2nd District, 1923-26; defeated, 1926. Died July 5, 1968 (age 87 years, 175 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel R. James (1854-1930) and Sarah Susan (Bayliss) James (1859-1928); married, September 9, 1902, to Grace Conway (1883-1963); father of Ernest Bayliss James (1906-?).


    Unknown Location
    Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hales (d. 1925) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Died September 1, 1925. Interment somewhere.


    Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach
    (formerly Sunnyside Memorial Park)
    Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Abel Buffum (1870-1936) — also known as Charles A. Buffum — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in La Fayette, Stark County, Ill., January 30, 1870. Merchant; mayor of Long Beach, Calif., 1921-24. Died, of a heart ailment, November 29, 1936 (age 66 years, 304 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Finley Merriam (1865-1955) — also known as Frank F. Merriam — of Delaware County, Iowa; Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hopkinton, Delaware County, Iowa, December 22, 1865. Republican. Iowa state auditor, 1899-1903; member of California state assembly, 1917-26; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1923-26; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1931-34; Governor of California, 1934-39; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Presbyterian. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 1955 (age 89 years, 124 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Merriam (1838-1924) and Anna Elizabeth (Finley) Merriam (1843-1909); married 1889 to Elnora Nancy Hitchcock (1867-1951); married 1901 to Mary Ella Bronson (1865-1931); married, January 25, 1936, to Jessie Stewart (Millisack) Lipsey (1869-1948); first cousin of Charles Edward Merriam, Jr.; fourth cousin of Charles Gardner Reed (1835-1899).
      Political family: Pierce-Merriam family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Walter F. Dexter
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Marion Eaton (1896-1939) — also known as Thomas M. Eaton; Tom Eaton — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Edwardsville, Madison County, Ill., August 3, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; automobile dealer; mayor of Long Beach, Calif., 1936-38; U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1939; died in office 1939. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 16, 1939 (age 43 years, 44 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Juanita Millender-McDonald (1938-2007) — also known as Juanita M. McDonald — of Carson, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., September 7, 1938. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004; member of California state assembly, 1993-96; U.S. Representative from California 37th District, 1996-2007; died in office 2007. Female. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Alpha Kappa Alpha. Died, of colon cancer, in Carson, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 22, 2007 (age 68 years, 227 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach.
      Relatives: Married to James McDonald, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      William Ward Johnson (1892-1963) — also known as Ward Johnson — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Brighton, Washington County, Iowa, March 9, 1892. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1941-45; defeated, 1944. Died, of a heart attack, at Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 8, 1963 (age 71 years, 91 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Long Beach.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Signal Hill Cemetery
    Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Alexander Hamilton Jones (1822-1901) — of North Carolina. Born in Buncombe County, N.C., July 21, 1822. Republican. Delegate to North Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1868-71. Died January 29, 1901 (age 78 years, 192 days). Interment at Signal Hill Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sunnyside Cemetery
    1095 East Willow Street
    Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1906; approximate acreage: 13
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Charles F. Van_de_Water Charles Franklin Van de Water (1872-1920) — also known as Charles F. Van de Water — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Hobart, Delaware County, N.Y., October 10, 1872. Republican. Real estate developer; bank director; elected U.S. Representative from California 9th District 1920, but died before taking office. Methodist. While driving in a dense fog, he collided with a truck parked on the road, and died soon after, in Pomona Valley Hospital, Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 20, 1920 (age 48 years, 41 days). His secretary, Janice Luebben, was also killed, and others in his car were injured. The truck driver, Carlyle Hughes, was later convicted of criminal negligence for leaving the truck on the road. Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jane Bertha 'Jennie' (Wilde) Van de Water (1831-1915) and Rev. Isaac Randolph Van de Water; married 1904 to Edith Weir Van de Water (1874-1961).
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
    E. L. Abel Edward Lincoln Abel (1860-1927) — also known as E. L. Abel — of Carbondale, Jackson County, Ill.; Bridgewater, McCook County, S.Dak. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 19, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; banker; livestock grower; mayor of Bridgewater, S.D.; member of South Dakota state senate 10th District, 1903-06; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1913-15. Died in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1927 (age about 66 years). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 25, 1883, to Ella C. Smith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
      Edith Weir Van de Water (1874-1961) — also known as Edith W. Van de Water; Edith Weir — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, November 12, 1874. Republican. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1932-44. Female. Died, in Olive View Sanitarium, Sylmar, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 21, 1961 (age 86 years, 70 days). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of John Weir and Ellen (Hatfield) Weir; married 1904 to Charles Franklin Van de Water (1872-1920).


    Unknown Locations
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
    Alvin H. Armstrong Alvin H. Armstrong (d. 1933) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1911-13. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 21, 1933. Interment somewhere.
      Image source: City of Lincoln
    Samuel W. Little Samuel W. Little (1818-1911) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 6, 1818. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1874-75. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 30, 1911 (age 92 years, 146 days). Interment somewhere.
      Image source: City of Lincoln
      Milton Carl Rewinkel (1913-1996) — also known as Milton C. Rewinkel — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Columbus, Platte County, Neb., December 7, 1913. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Vancouver, 1938; Budapest, 1939; Sofia, 1945. Died in Ajijic, Jalisco, February 25, 1996 (age 82 years, 80 days). Interment somewhere.


    Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery
    (formerly Rosedale Cemetery)
    Normandie & Washington
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1884
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Greg Nichols (1813-1898) — also known as John G. Nichols — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Onondaga County, N.Y., 1813. Democrat. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1852-53, 1856-59. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 22, 1898 (age about 84 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederic Thomas Woodman (1872-1949) — also known as Frederic T. Woodman — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., June 25, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1901-03; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1916-19; defeated, 1919; indicted on bribery charges, March 1919; tried and found not guilty; banker. Died March 25, 1949 (age 76 years, 273 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Cyprian Harper (1866-1948) — also known as Arthur C. Harper — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Born in Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss., 1866. Democrat. Hardware business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1906-09; resigned 1909; resigned from office as mayor under threat of recall over corruption scandals. Died in Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 25, 1948 (age about 82 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Alexander (1839-1923) — of Belle Plaine, Benton County, Iowa; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, September 21, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; feed and grain business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1909-13. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Grand Army of the Republic; Moose. Suffered a stroke, and died two months later, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 2, 1923 (age 83 years, 315 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Alexander and Mary Alexander; married 1862 to Annie Yeiser.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Rader (1848-1897) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born April 8, 1848. Republican. Banker; real estate business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1894-96. Died in Lake Elsinore, Riverside County, Calif., March 28, 1897 (age 48 years, 354 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron Rader (1817-1892) and Sabina (Bauer) Rader (1824-1903).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Owen C. McAleer (1858-1944) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Liscard, Canada, 1858. Republican. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1904-06. Member, Elks. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 7, 1944 (age about 85 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Gertrude Mullally (1869-1950).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hartshorn Bonsall (1846-1905) — also known as William H. Bonsall — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 10, 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1892. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died in California, July, 1905 (age 59 years, 0 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bonsall and Mary (Mills) Bonsall; married, October 2, 1871, to Ella Doddridge McFarland.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Dennison Stephens (1859-1944) — also known as William D. Stephens — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio, December 26, 1859. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1909; U.S. Representative from California, 1911-16 (7th District 1911-13, 10th District 1913-16); resigned 1916; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1916-17; Governor of California, 1917-23. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from a heart ailment, in the Santa Fe Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 1944 (age 84 years, 121 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 17, 1891, to Flora E. Rawson (1869-1931).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ridgley Ceylon Powers (1836-1912) — of Mississippi. Born in Mecca, Trumbull County, Ohio, December 24, 1836. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1870-71; Governor of Mississippi, 1871-74. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 11, 1912 (age 75 years, 323 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Wilson (1852-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherman Otis Houghton (1828-1914) — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 10, 1828. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; lawyer; mayor of San Jose, Calif., 1855-56; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from California, 1871-75 (1st District 1871-73, 4th District 1873-75). Died in Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 31, 1914 (age 86 years, 143 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abijah Otis Houghton and Eliza (Farrand) Houghton; married, August 23, 1859, to Mary Martha Donner (1839-1860; Donner Party survivor); married, October 10, 1861, to Eliza Poor Donner (1843-1922; first cousin of Mary, and also a Donner Party survivor).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Olin Wellborn (1843-1921) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Forsyth County, Ga., June 18, 1843. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1879-87 (3rd District 1879-83, 6th District 1883-87); Judge of U.S. District Court, 1895-1915. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 6, 1921 (age 78 years, 171 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Zenas Osborne (1848-1923) — also known as Henry Z. Osborne — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y., October 4, 1848. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); member of California Republican State Executive Committee, 1890-1900; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1890-94; U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1917-23; defeated, 1914; died in office 1923. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Grand Army of the Republic. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 8, 1923 (age 74 years, 127 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Zenas Osborne and Juliaette (Bristol) Osborne; married, December 11, 1872, to Helen Annas (1849-1927).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Mitchell Allen (1877-1920) — also known as Robert M. Allen — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., October 19, 1877. Republican. Telephone inspector; appraiser; real estate business; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1915. Died, from kidney complications, in Clara Barton Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1920 (age 42 years, 184 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William H. Allen and Samantha Allen; married 1918 to Harlan Struance.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Anthony Astley Cooper Rogers (1821-1899) — also known as Anthony A. C. Rogers — of Arkansas. Born in Tennessee, February 14, 1821. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1869-71; defeated, 1870. Died July 27, 1899 (age 78 years, 163 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Isham Traeger (1880-1935) — also known as William I. Traeger — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Porterville, Tulare County, Calif., February 26, 1880. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 1933-35. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died January 20, 1935 (age 54 years, 328 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband - Father - Friend."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Quincy Tufts (1840-1908) — of Iowa. Born in Indiana, 1840. Republican. Member of Iowa state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Iowa 2nd District, 1875-77. Died in 1908 (age about 68 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susan S. Cook (1842-1912).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Joseph Wallace (c.1853-1939) — also known as A. J. Wallace — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wellington County, Ontario, about 1853. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of California, 1911-15; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1920; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924. Methodist. Member, Anti-Saloon League. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 23, 1939 (age about 86 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
    Matthew Thompson Allen Matthew Thompson Allen (1848-1913) — also known as Matthew T. Allen — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, September 17, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1892-93; superior court judge in California, 1897-1905; Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1905-07. Died in 1913 (age about 64 years). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. John Allen and Elizabeth (Ash) Allen; married, April 23, 1879, to Mary Whiteside (1860-1945).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
      Frank C. Prescott (1859-1934) — of California. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., November 15, 1859. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of California state assembly, 1903-06; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1905-06. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 6, 1934 (age 74 years, 52 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Isaac E. Messmore (1821-1902) — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ontario, August 21, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1861; circuit judge in Wisconsin 6th Circuit, 1861-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; assistant commissioner, U.S. Revenue Bureau; real estate developer; newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1894. Died, from pneumonia, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 8, 1902 (age 80 years, 140 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Messmore (1786-1863) and Jane (Moat) Messmore (1786-1880); married 1848 to Editha McKenney (1825-1860); married to Margaret A. (Hull) Jones (1837-1902).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ezra Mills Lawton (1864-1931) — also known as Ezra M. Lawton — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, August 23, 1864. Electrical engineer; mining business; U.S. Consular Agent in Oaxaca, 1908-13; U.S. Consul in Tegucigalpa, 1913-17, 1919-20; Nogales, 1917-18; Guatemala City, 1918-19; Sydney, 1923-27; Sao Paulo, 1929. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 26, 1931 (age 66 years, 307 days). Entombed at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Lawton (1827-1902) and Mary Louisa (Amlin) Lawton (1830-1893); married 1887 to Mary Louise Porter (1865-1940); first cousin twice removed of Edward Wing Lawton (1786-1867).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cornelius Welles Pendleton (1859-1936) — also known as Cornelius W. Pendleton — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 4, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly 71st District, 1893-96, 1899-1900; member of California state senate, 1901-04; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1907-13. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Union League. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., September 17, 1936 (age 77 years, 257 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Pendleton (1832-1897) and Margaret Ann (Carothers) Pendleton (1839-1910); married, July 12, 1886, to Elizabeth Brower (1859-1943); second great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin thrice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin once removed of Harris Pendleton and James Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889) and Cyrus Henry Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Burrows; third cousin once removed of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Lorenzo Burrows; fourth cousin of Claudius Victor Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Enoch C. Chapman.
      Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Peck Bardshar (1872-1946) — also known as Henry P. Bardshar — of Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born August 6, 1872. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for New Mexico, 1909. Died September 20, 1946 (age 74 years, 45 days). Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Allen Allensworth (d. 1914) — of Bowling Green, Warren County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. African ancestry. Died in 1914. Interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
    George Ira Cochran George Ira Cochran (b. 1863) — also known as George I. Cochran — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Oshawa, Ontario, July 1, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; president, Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Methodist. Member, Union League. Entombed at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. George Cochran and Catherine Lynch (Davidson) Cochran; married, August 6, 1890, to Alice Maude McClung; married, April 3, 1907, to Isabelle May McClung.
      Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    William S. Rosecrans William Starke Rosecrans (1819-1898) — also known as William S. Rosecrans — of Homer, Licking County, Ohio; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Kingston, Ross County, Ohio, September 6, 1819. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1868-69; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1881-85. Died in Los Angeles County, Calif., March 11, 1898 (age 78 years, 186 days). Original interment at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery; reinterment in 1902 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Joseph Kemp Toole (1851-1929).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)


    Calvary Cemetery
    4201 Whittier Boulevard
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1896
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter J. Somers (1850-1924) — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Esmeralda County, Nev. Born in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wis., April 12, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Milwaukee, Wis., 1890-93; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1893-95; Nevada Democratic state chair, 1907-09; district judge in Nevada, 1908-13. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 15, 1924 (age 73 years, 309 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stephen Mallory White (1853-1901) — also known as Stephen M. White — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., January 19, 1853. Democrat. Member of California state senate, 1887-91; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1887-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1888 (Temporary Chair; speaker), 1892, 1900; U.S. Senator from California, 1893-99. Catholic. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 21, 1901 (age 48 years, 33 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Stephen Mallory
      Relatives: Son of William Francis White (1821?-?).
      Political family: Mallory-White family of California.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Henry Tifft Gage (1852-1924) — also known as Henry T. Gage — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y., November 25, 1852. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1888; Governor of California, 1899-1903; U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1910. Died August 28, 1924 (age 71 years, 277 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Catharine (Glover) Gage (1819-1882; suicide) and De Witt Clinton Gage (1820-1887).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Charles Kramer (1879-1943) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Paducah, McCracken County, Ky., April 18, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 13th District, 1933-43; defeated, 1942, 1943; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1941. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus. Died in Cedar Lodge Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 20, 1943 (age 63 years, 277 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Francis Dockweiler (1895-1943) — also known as John F. Dockweiler — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 19, 1895. Democrat. U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1933-39; candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1938; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1940-43. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 31, 1943 (age 47 years, 134 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isidore Bernard Dockweiler and Gertrude (Reeve) Dockweiler; brother of Henry Isidore Dockweiler (1893-1970).
      Political family: Dockweiler family of Los Angeles, California.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Martin Costello (1903-1976) — also known as John M. Costello — of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 15, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 1935-45; defeated, 1932, 1944. Catholic. Died, of heart failure, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., August 29, 1976 (age 73 years, 227 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Joseph Hynes (1843-1915) — also known as William J. Hynes — of Arkansas. Born in Ireland, March 31, 1843. U.S. Representative from Arkansas at-large, 1873-75; defeated (Republican), 1874. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 2, 1915 (age 72 years, 2 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Harley Burke (1894-1951) — also known as John H. Burke — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Excelsior, Richland County, Wis., June 2, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; oil producer; real estate business; U.S. Representative from California 18th District, 1933-35. Died in a hospital at Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 14, 1951 (age 56 years, 346 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Steven McGroarty (1862-1944) — of California. Born in Foster Township, Luzerne County, Pa., August 20, 1862. Democrat. U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1935-39; candidate in primary for secretary of state of California, 1938. Catholic. Elected poet laureate of California by the state legislature in 1933. Died, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 7, 1944 (age 81 years, 353 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Abel Stearns (1798-1871) — also known as "Cara de Caballo"; "Horse Face" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Lunenburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 9, 1798. Delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1849; member of California state assembly, 1851-52, 1861-62 (2nd District 1851-52, 1st District 1861-62). Died in San Francisco, Calif., August 23, 1871 (age 73 years, 195 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Stearns and Elizabeth (Goodrich) Stearns; married 1841 to Arcadia Bandini (1825-1912).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Abel Stearns (built 1942, scrapped 1966) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Edward Laurence Doheny (1856-1935) — also known as Edward L. Doheny — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., August 10, 1856. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1920; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1920. Indicted in 1924 on federal bribery and conspiracy charges; he had given $100,000 to Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, and soon after received a valuable contract to develop the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve in California. Though Fall was convicted of taking a bribe, Doheny was found not guilty. Died September 8, 1935 (age 79 years, 29 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Frank J. Hogan
      Eugene Semmes Ives (b. 1854) — also known as Eugene S. Ives — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y.; Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Washington, D.C., November 11, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1885, 1887; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1888-91; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Victor Ponet (1836-1914) — of Sherman (now West Hollywood), Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Belgium, 1836. Real estate developer; Consular Agent for Belgium in Los Angeles, Calif., 1894-99; Vice-Consul for Belgium in Los Angeles, Calif., 1900-01. Belgian ancestry. Died, from prostate cancer and liver cancer, in Sherman (now West Hollywood), Los Angeles County, Calif., February 8, 1914 (age about 77 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1873 to Ellen J. Manning (1848-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Scott (1867-1958) — also known as "Mr. Los Angeles" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1867. Republican. Lawyer; member, Los Angeles School Board, 1904-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Catholic. Irish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in 1958 (age about 91 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery; statue at Los Angeles County Courthouse Grounds.
      Edward C. Purpus — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Entombed in mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1877
    Politicians buried here:
      James Robert Toberman (1836-1911) — also known as James R. Toberman — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born June 22, 1836. Democrat. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1872-74, 1878-82. Died January 26, 1911 (age 74 years, 218 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry T. Hazard (1844-1921) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Mich., July 30, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1889-92. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 7, 1921 (age 77 years, 8 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Carrie Geller.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915) — also known as Cameron E. Thom — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Culpeper, Culpeper County, Va., June 20, 1825. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1854-57, 1869-73, 1877-79; member of California state senate, 1858-59; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1882-84. Protestant. Member, Freemasons. Died in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 2, 1915 (age 89 years, 227 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Watson Triplett Thom (1771-1855) and Abigail DeHart (Mayo) Thom (1791-1830); married 1858 to Susan Henrietta Hathwell (1839-1862); married 1874 to Belle Cameron Hathwell (1859-1924); uncle of Erskine Mayo Ross; first cousin twice removed of Paul Carrington (1733-1818); second cousin once removed of William Henry Cabell; third cousin of Edward Carrington Cabell; fourth cousin once removed of Douglass Townshend Bolling.
      Political family: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "He was a Man."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Workman (1839-1918) — also known as William H. Workman — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New Franklin, Howard County, Mo., January 1, 1839. Democrat. Harness manufacturer; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1886-88. English ancestry. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 21, 1918 (age 79 years, 51 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Workman (1798-1854) and Nancy (Hook) Workman (1807-1888); married, October 17, 1867, to Maria Elizabeth Boyle (1847-1933); father of Boyle Workman (1868-1942) and Thomas Edgar Workman (born 1890; who married Margaret Kilgariff).
      Political family: Workman family of Los Angeles, California.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Boyle Workman (1868-1942) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 20, 1868. Candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1921, 1929. Died, of a brain hemorrhage, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 25, 1942 (age 74 years, 96 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Workman (1839-1918) and Maria Elizabeth (Boyle) Workman (1847-1933); married, November 17, 1895, to Martha Frances Widney (1874-1971).
      Political family: Workman family of Los Angeles, California.
      Guilford Wiley Wells (1840-1909) — also known as G. Wiley Wells — of Mississippi. Born in New York, 1840. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1870; U.S. Representative from Mississippi 2nd District, 1875-77; U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, 1877. Died March 21, 1909 (age about 68 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charlotta Amanda Spears Bass (1874-1969) — also known as Charlotta Bass — of California. Born February 14, 1874. Editor and publisher of the California Eagle, 1912-1951.; Independent Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1950; Progressive candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1952. Female. African ancestry. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at the Su Ray Convalescent Home, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 12, 1969 (age 95 years, 57 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Frederick Madison Roberts (1879-1952) — also known as Frederick M. Roberts; Fred Roberts — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, September 14, 1879. Republican. Mortician; member of California state assembly, 1919-34; defeated, 1934; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1932, 1940, 1944, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 14th District, 1946. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League. First African-American state legislator in California; descendancy from Thomas Jefferson confirmed by DNA evidence in 1998. Died, from injuries received in an automobile accident the day before, in Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 19, 1952 (age 72 years, 309 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Roberts (1852-1927) and Ellen Wayles (Hemings) Roberts (1856-1940); married, November 30, 1921, to Pearl W. Hinds (1892-1984); great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson; third great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes (1801-1881), Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; first cousin twice removed of Dabney Carr; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; second cousin once removed of Dabney Smith Carr and John Gardner Coolidge; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; third cousin once removed of John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Robert Crittenden and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Alexander Parker Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Thomas Theodore Crittenden and Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Edmund Randolph and Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Jr..
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Jacob Frankenfield (d. 1914) — of Minnesota; Pembina, Pembina County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.); Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. Member of Minnesota state senate 36th District, 1874-75; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1875-77; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1892. Died in 1914. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Minnesota Legislator record
      Charles Henry Brinley (1825-1907) — also known as Charles H. Brinley — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 21, 1825. Vice-Consul for Mexico in Yuma, Arizona, 1901. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 11, 1907 (age 82 years, 21 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      William Wallace Ross (1828-1889) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Huron, Erie County, Ohio, December 25, 1828. Republican. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Kansas state constitutional convention, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1860; mayor of Topeka, Kan., 1865-66. Died, of stomach cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 5, 1889 (age 60 years, 162 days). Original interment at Evergreen Cemetery; reinterment in 1924 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sylvester Flint Ross (1798-1873) and Sinthy (Rice) Ross (1805-1875); brother-in-law of Edwin Mortimer Hewins; brother of Edmund Gibson Ross; father of May Ross (1856-1937; who married Meredith Pinxton Snyder); great-grandson-in-law of Simon Frye (1737-1822).
      Political family: Ross family.
      The city of Rossville, Kansas, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      John Clinton Porter (1871-1959) — also known as John C. Porter — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, 1871. Democrat. Telegraph operator; automobile accessories business; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1929-33; defeated, 1933, 1941. Christian. Petitions for his recall as mayor were filed in 1932; petitioners, led by his political adversaries on city council, charged that "the Mayor is incompetent, inefficient and unsatisfactory" and that he "has brought ridicule and insult to Los Angeles and its citizenry by his conduct." The recall, and nine candidates who sought to replace him, was defeated. Died, of a lung and heart condition, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 27, 1959 (age about 87 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Carl Stuart Hamblen (1908-1989) — also known as Stuart Hamblen — of California. Born in Kellyville, Marion County, Tex., October 20, 1908. Musician; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1952. Inducted into Country/Western Songwriters Hall of Fame and Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. Died, of brain cancer, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 8, 1989 (age 80 years, 139 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      Relatives: Son of James Henry Hamblen (1877-1971) and Alma Ernestine (Williams) Hamblen (1881-1947); married to Veeva Ellen Daniels (1907-2008).
      See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      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.
      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
      Angelo Salvatore Rossitto (1908-1991) — also known as Angie Rossitto; "Little Mo"; "Angelino" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 18, 1908. Operated a newspaper stand in Hollywood; film actor active for sixty years; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1941. Italian ancestry. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 21, 1991 (age 83 years, 215 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      Epitaph: "Beloved father and grandfather."
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Ralph Rexford Bellamy (1904-1991) — also known as Ralph Bellamy — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 17, 1904. Democrat. Actor; appeared in more than 100 movies; his most famous role was as Franklin D. Roosevelt in "Sunrise at Campobello"; board member, Screen Actors Guild; president, Actors Equity; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Member, Screen Actors Guild. Died, from a lung ailment, in St. John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 29, 1991 (age 87 years, 165 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Rexford Bellamy and Lilla Louise (Smith) Bellamy; married, December 28, 1927, to Alice Delbridge; married 1931 to Catherine Willard; married 1945 to Ethel Smith; married 1949 to Alice Murphy.
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband of Alice"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Elmore Danielson (1915-1998) — also known as George E. Danielson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wausa, Knox County, Neb., February 20, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1963-66; member of California state senate, 1967-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1968; U.S. Representative from California, 1971-82 (29th District 1971-75, 30th District 1975-82); Judge, California Court of Appeal, 1982-92. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Sons of Italy; Elks. Died of heart failure, in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 12, 1998 (age 83 years, 204 days). Entombed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Everett Glen Burkhalter (1897-1975) — also known as Everett G. Burkhalter — of California. Born in Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Ark., January 19, 1897. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1941-47, 1949-53; Presidential Elector for California, 1948; U.S. Representative from California 27th District, 1963-65; defeated, 1946. Died at the City of Hope medical center, Duarte, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 24, 1975 (age 78 years, 125 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Howard Arnold Jarvis (1903-1986) — also known as Howard Jarvis — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah, September 22, 1903. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1962 (Republican primary), 1962; leader of drive to enact California's anti-tax Proposition 13 (1978). Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 11, 1986 (age 82 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lionel Cade (1918-1990) — of Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Born in Texas, August 14, 1918. Accountant; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; mayor of Compton, Calif., 1977-81; defeated, 1973, 1981. African ancestry. Member, Rotary. Died, while suffering from emphysema, April 3, 1990 (age 71 years, 232 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Roger Arnebergh (1909-2004) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 17, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; member of California Republican State Central Committee, 1942-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952, 1964; Los Angeles City Attorney, 1953-73. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association. Died in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 25, 2004 (age 94 years, 161 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills.
      Relatives: Son of Targe Arnebergh and Amelia (Gragaard) Arnebergh; married, May 1, 1937, to Emilie K. Rogers.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fort Hill Cemetery (now gone)
    (formerly Protestant or City Cemetery)
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1847
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Volney Erskine Howard (1809-1889) — also known as Volney E. Howard — of Brandon, Rankin County, Miss.; San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Norridgewock, Somerset County, Maine, October 22, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1836; candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi, 1840; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; Texas state attorney general, 1846; U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1849-53; delegate to California state constitutional convention, 1878-79; superior court judge in California, 1879. Injured in duel with Hiram G. Runnels. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 14, 1889 (age 79 years, 204 days). Original interment at Fort Hill Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.
      Howard County, Tex. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alexander W. Hope (d. 1856) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Member of California state senate, 1850. Organizer of Los Angeles Rangers, forerunner of Los Angeles Police Department. Died in 1856. Original interment at Fort Hill Cemetery; reinterment to unknown location.


    Home of Peace Memorial Park
    4334 Whittier Boulevard
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1902
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Louis Burt Mayer (1884-1957) — also known as Louis B. Mayer; Lazar Meir — of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass.; Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Dymer, Russia (now Ukraine), July 12, 1884. Republican. Owned movie theaters in New England; moved into the movie production business starting in 1916; head of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) movie studio, 1924-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928, 1932; vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1931-32; California Republican state chair, 1932-33. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of leukemia and a kidney infection, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 29, 1957 (age 73 years, 109 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Home of Peace Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah (Meltzer) Mayer (1851-1913) and Jacob Mayer (1854-1930); married, June 14, 1903, to Margaret Shenberg (divorced 1944) and Margaret Shenberg (1883-1955); married, December 4, 1948, to Lorena L. Danker (1907-1985); father of Edith 'Edie' Mayer (1905-1988; who married William Goetz) and Irene Gladys Mayer (1907-1990; who married David Oliver Selznick (1902-1965)).
      Political family: Mayer family of Los Angeles, California.
      Cross-reference: Dore Schary
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books about Louis B. Mayer: Charles Higham, Merchant of Dreams: Louis B. Mayer, MGM, and the Secret Hollywood — Gary Carey, All the stars in heaven : Louis B. Mayer's MGM — Diana Altman, Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System — Charles Higham, The Merchant of Dreams: A Biography of Louis B. Mayer


    Los Angeles County Courthouse Grounds
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Joseph Scott (1867-1958) — also known as "Mr. Los Angeles" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1867. Republican. Lawyer; member, Los Angeles School Board, 1904-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Catholic. Irish and Scottish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in 1958 (age about 91 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery; statue at Los Angeles County Courthouse Grounds.


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    3640 Whittier Boulevard
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1872
    Politicians buried here:
      William Francis Glasby (1825-1912) — also known as William F. Glasby — of East Saginaw (now part of Saginaw), Saginaw County, Mich. Born in New York, March 7, 1825. Contractor; mayor of East Saginaw, Mich., 1863-64. Died, from enteritis, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1912 (age 87 years, 259 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Patrick Glasby and Polly (Coon) Glasby.


    Old Calvary Cemetery (now gone)
    Buena Vista St.
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      John Gately Downey (1827-1894) — also known as John G. Downey — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ireland, June 24, 1827. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1856-57; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1860; Governor of California, 1860-62; defeated, 1863. Died March 1, 1894 (age 66 years, 250 days). Original interment at Old Calvary Cemetery; reinterment at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, Calif.
      The city of Downey, California, is named for him.
      William Wirt Dixon (1838-1910) — also known as William W. Dixon — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 3, 1838. Democrat. Member of Montana territorial House of Representatives, 1871; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1883, 1889; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1891-93. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 13, 1910 (age 72 years, 163 days). Original interment at Old Calvary Cemetery; reinterment in 1911 at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Presumably named for: William Wirt
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hollywood Forever Cemetery
    (formerly Hollywood Cemetery)
    Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Meredith Pinxton Snyder (1859-1937) — also known as Meredith P. Snyder; Pinky Snyder — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C., October 22, 1859. Democrat. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1896-98, 1900-04, 1919-21; defeated, 1898, 1904, 1917, 1921. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died of bladder cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 7, 1937 (age 77 years, 167 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kehlin D. Snyder (1829-1891) and Elizabeth (Hier) Snyder (1829-1874); married to May Ross (1856-1937; daughter of William Wallace Ross (1828-1889); niece of Edmund Gibson Ross); father of Capt. Ross Snyder (1892-1918; killed in action at Chateau Thierry, France, during World War I).
      Political family: Ross family.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clarence Edward Gauss (1887-1960) — also known as Clarence E. Gauss — of Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Born in Washington, D.C., January 12, 1887. Republican. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1907-12; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Shanghai, 1912-15; U.S. Vice Consul in Shanghai, 1915; U.S. Consul in Shanghai, 1915-16; Tientsin, 1916; Amoy, 1916-19; Tsinan, 1919-23; U.S. Consul General in Mukden, 1923-24; Tsinan, 1924-26; Shanghai, 1926-27, 1935-38; Tientsin, 1927-31; Paris, 1935; U.S. Minister to Australia, 1940-41; U.S. Ambassador to China, 1941-44. Protestant. Died, following a heart attack, in a hospital at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 8, 1960 (age 73 years, 87 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Herman Gauss and Emile J. (Eisenman) Gauss; married 1917 to Rebecca Louise Barker (1879-1965).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Erskine Mayo Ross (1845-1928) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Culpeper County, Va., June 30, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; justice of California state supreme court, 1880-86; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1887-95; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 9th Circuit, 1895-1911; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1895-1925; took senior status 1925. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 10, 1928 (age 83 years, 163 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Buckner Ross (1806-1869) and Eizabeth Mayo (Thom) Ross (1816-1874); married, May 7, 1874, to Inez Hannah Bettis (1853-1907); married 1909 to Ida (Haraszthy) Hancock (1843-1913); nephew of Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915); first cousin thrice removed of Paul Carrington; second cousin twice removed of William Henry Cabell; third cousin once removed of Edward Carrington Cabell.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cornelius Cole (1822-1924) — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Lodi, Seneca County, N.Y., September 17, 1822. Republican. Lawyer; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1856-60; U.S. Representative from California at-large, 1863-65; U.S. Senator from California, 1867-73. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 3, 1924 (age 102 years, 47 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Cole (1788-1862) and Rachel (Townsend) Cole (1790-1863); married, January 6, 1853, to Olive Colegrove (1833-1918); father of Willoughby Cole; uncle of David Cyrus Cole (1848-1921).
      Political family: Cole family of Sacramento and Los Angeles, California.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Fountain Land Thompson (1854-1942) — also known as Fountain L. Thompson — of Cando, Towner County, N.Dak. Born near Scottsville, Macoupin County, Ill., November 18, 1854. Democrat. County judge in North Dakota, 1890-94; U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1909-10; resigned 1910. Died February 4, 1942 (age 87 years, 78 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Helmick Beatty (1836-1927) — of Lexington, Lafayette County, Mo.; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho; Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, May 8, 1836. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Idaho territorial senate, 1886-88; U.S. District Judge for Idaho, 1891-1907; retired 1907. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 21, 1927 (age 91 years, 166 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Augustus Reeder (1849-1929) — also known as William A. Reeder — of Logan, Phillips County, Kan.; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pa., August 28, 1849. Republican. School teacher; banker; U.S. Representative from Kansas 6th District, 1899-1911. Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 7, 1929 (age 80 years, 71 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 18, 1876, to Eunice H. Andrews.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Nathaniel P. Conrey Nathaniel Parrish Conrey (1860-1936) — also known as Nathaniel P. Conrey — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Franklin County, Ind., June 30, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1899-1900; superior court judge in California, 1900-09; Judge, California Court of Appeal 2nd District, 1913-35; justice of California state supreme court, 1935-36; died in office 1936. Member, Union League; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, of complications from a spinal injury suffered in a fall, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 2, 1936 (age 76 years, 125 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David La Rue Conrey and Hannah (Jameson) Conrey; married, November 21, 1890, to Ethelwyn Wells.
      Image source: History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California (1909)
      Ernest Edward Wood (1875-1952) — also known as Ernest E. Wood — of St. Louis, Mo.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chico, Butte County, Calif., August 24, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1905-06. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 10, 1952 (age 76 years, 139 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Russell Judson Waters (1843-1911) — also known as Russell J. Waters — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Vermont, 1843. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1899-1901. Died September 25, 1911 (age about 68 years). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Wallace Ross (1828-1889) — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Huron, Erie County, Ohio, December 25, 1828. Republican. Newspaper publisher; delegate to Kansas state constitutional convention, 1857; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1860; mayor of Topeka, Kan., 1865-66. Died, of stomach cancer, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 5, 1889 (age 60 years, 162 days). Original interment at Evergreen Cemetery; reinterment in 1924 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sylvester Flint Ross (1798-1873) and Sinthy (Rice) Ross (1805-1875); brother-in-law of Edwin Mortimer Hewins; brother of Edmund Gibson Ross; father of May Ross (1856-1937; who married Meredith Pinxton Snyder); great-grandson-in-law of Simon Frye (1737-1822).
      Political family: Ross family.
      The city of Rossville, Kansas, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Courtney Coates (1868-1933) — also known as David C. Coates — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo.; Washington. Born in Brandon, England, August 9, 1868. Socialist. Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1901-02; candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1910. Member, Freemasons. Played role at founding convention of I.W.W. Died in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 28, 1933 (age 64 years, 172 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cecil Blount deMille (1881-1959) — also known as Cecil B. deMille — of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Ashfield, Franklin County, Mass., August 12, 1881. Republican. Actor and theatrical manager 1900-12; director and producer of over 70 films from 1913 to 1959, including two versions of The Ten Commandments (1923 and 1956); co-founder of the company that became known as Paramount Pictures; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936, 1944. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 21, 1959 (age 77 years, 162 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Churchill deMille and Beatrice (Samuel) deMille; married, August 16, 1902, to Constance Adams; father-in-law of Anthony Quinn (actor); uncle of Agnes deMille (choreographer).
      See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Books about Cecil B. de Mille: Sumiko Higashi, Cecil B. De Mille and American Culture: The Silent Era
    Lewis Lebus Lewis Martin Lebus (1834-1905) — also known as Lewis Lebus — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio, 1834. Republican. School teacher; farmer; Harrison County Sheriff; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 31, 1905 (age about 71 years). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Seraphin Le Bus and Anne Le Bus; married, January 12, 1860, to Martha Cole Garnett (1837-1918); father of Orie LeBus; grandfather of Clarence Prentice Lebus and Frazer Dunlap LeBus (1897-1962); granduncle of William Frank Lebus, Jr..
      Political family: Lebus family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians (1912)
      William E. Ramsay (d. 1909) — of Quebec; Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich.; Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1900. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 2, 1909. Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Harrison Gray Otis (1837-1917) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Washington County, Ohio, February 10, 1837. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper publisher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1892; general in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. Died, from a rupture of the heart, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 30, 1917 (age 80 years, 170 days). Interment at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah (Dyer) Otis (1789-1879) and Stephen Otis (born 1784); married, September 11, 1859, to Eliza A. Wetherby (died 1904); second cousin of Oran Gray Otis and David Perry Otis; second cousin once removed of Lauren Ford Otis; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Allyne Otis and Ralph Chester Otis; third cousin of Asa H. Otis; third cousin once removed of Harrison Gray Otis and Norton Prentiss Otis (1840-1905); fourth cousin of John Otis, William Shaw Chandler Otis, Harris F. Otis and James Otis.
      Political family: Otis family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Goodwin Jess Knight (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.
      Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile


    Mt. Sinai Memorial Park
    5950 Forest Lawn Drive
    Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Manny Harmon (1909-2003) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 4, 1909. Republican. Band and orchestra leader; performed, Republican National Convention, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; B'nai B'rith. Died in Century City, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 5, 2003 (age 93 years, 213 days). Interment at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park.
      See also Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Eden Memorial Park
    11599 Sepulveda Boulevard
    Mission Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Bobbi Fiedler (1937-2019) — also known as Roberta Frances Horowitz — of Northridge, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 22, 1937. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1981-87; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from California, 1986. Female. Jewish. Died in Northridge, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 3, 2019 (age 81 years, 315 days). Interment at Eden Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Thomas J. Bane (1913-1999) — also known as Tom Bane — of Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Tarzana, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 28, 1913. Democrat. Insurance agent; member of California state assembly, 1959-64, 1975-92 (42nd District 1959-64, 40th District 1975-92); delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 27th District, 1964. Jewish. Member, Lions; Toastmasters. Died, from a respiratory illness, in Los Angeles County, Calif., April 11, 1999 (age 85 years, 104 days). Interment at Eden Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Howard Kelly Bane and Mary (Murray) Bane; married, August 13, 1939, to Claire Louise Brown.
      Epitaph: "Beloved husband and father."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
    North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Elmer Ellsworth Corfman (1863-1950) — also known as Elmer E. Corfman — of Provo, Utah County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah; Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Toledo, Tama County, Iowa, March 2, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of Utah state supreme court, 1917-23; chief justice of Utah state supreme court, 1919-23. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 2, 1950 (age 86 years, 337 days). Interment at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of John Corfman (1814-1892) and Catherine (Hufford) Corfman (1818-1876); married, June 8, 1898, to Ivy Gladys Loar (1872-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Los Angeles National Cemetery
    950 South Sepulveda Boulevard
    Westwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1889; approximate acreage: 114
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Evelle Jansen Younger (1918-1989) — also known as Evelle J. Younger — of California. Born in Stamford, Harlan County, Neb., June 19, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; FBI agent; lawyer; municipal judge in California, 1953-58; superior court judge in California, 1958-64; Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1964-70; California state attorney general, 1971-79; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972; candidate for Governor of California, 1978. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Alpha Tau Omega; Elks. Died, of arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 4, 1989 (age 70 years, 319 days). Interment at Los Angeles National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry C. Younger and Maebel (Jansen) Younger; married, July 3, 1942, to Mildred Eberhard (1912?-).
      See also Internet Movie Database profile
      Guy Garland Alway (1886-1959) — also known as Guy G. Alway — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Clinton, Lenawee County, Mich. Born in Manistee County, Mich., September 25, 1886. Democrat. Physician; candidate for mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1923. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 21, 1959 (age 73 years, 87 days). Interment at Los Angeles National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Alway and Ellen Elizabeth (Stinchcomb) Alway.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    A. Spencer Feld Aaron Spencer Feld (1891-1987) — also known as A. Spencer Feld — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 5, 1891. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1925-26; member of New York state senate 20th District, 1927-40. Member, Freemasons. Died March 24, 1987 (age 96 years, 78 days). Interment at Los Angeles National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Feld and Mary (Brown) Feld; married, May 22, 1924, to Sadie Simonson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936


    Westwood Memorial Park
    1218 Glendon Avenue
    Westwood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Conte (1910-1975) — also known as Nicholas Peter Conte — Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., March 24, 1910. Democrat. Actor; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Italian ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 15, 1975 (age 65 years, 22 days). Interment at Westwood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Pasquale Conte and Julia (Fina) Conte; married 1943 to Ruth Storey; married 1973 to Shirlee Colleen Garner.
      Epitaph: "Actor - Writer - Painter - Composer - Poet"
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Vanessa Brown (1928-1999) — also known as Smylla Brynd; Tessa Brind — of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Vienna, Austria, March 24, 1928. Democrat. Actress; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Jewish. Died, from breast cancer, at the Motion Picture Country Home, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 21, 1999 (age 71 years, 58 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Westwood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, August 15, 1950, to Robert Franklyn (divorced 1957); married, November 29, 1959, to Mark Sandrich, Jr. (1928-1995; television producer).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Janet Leigh (1927-2004) — also known as Jeanette Helen Morrison — Born in Merced, Merced County, Calif., July 6, 1927. Democrat. Actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Danish, Scotch-Irish, and German ancestry. Died, from a heart attack while also suffering from vasculitis, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 3, 2004 (age 77 years, 89 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Westwood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Frederick Robert Morrison and Helen Lita (Westergaard) Morrison; married, August 1, 1942, to John Kenneth Carlisle (annulled 1942); married, October 5, 1945, to Stanley Reames (divorced 1949); married, June 4, 1951, to Tony Curtis (1925-2010); married, September 15, 1962, to Robert Brandt.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Peter Lawford (1923-1984) — also known as Peter Sydney Ernest Aylen Lawford — Born in London, England, September 7, 1923. Democrat. Actor; naturalized U.S. citizen; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. English ancestry. Died, from cardiac arrest, while suffering from kidney failure and liver failure, in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 24, 1984 (age 61 years, 108 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean; cenotaph at Westwood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Sydney Turing Barlow Lawford (1865-1953) and May Somerville (Bunny) Lawford (1883-1972); married, April 24, 1954, to Patricia Helen Kennedy (1924-2006) (daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy); married, October 30, 1971, to Mary Rowan; married, June 25, 1976, to Deborah Gould; married, July 5, 1984, to Patricia Seaton; father of Christopher Lawford (actor).
      Epitaph: "Beloved Husband, Father & Friend."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Live Oak Cemetery
    Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      William Anderson Pile (1829-1889) — of Monrovia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., February 11, 1829. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1866-68; U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 1867-69; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1869-71; U.S. Minister to Venezuela, 1871-74. Methodist. Died in Monrovia, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 7, 1889 (age 60 years, 146 days). Interment at Live Oak Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary


    Desert Lawn Memorial Park
    2200 East Avenue S
    Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      William J. Knight (1929-2004) — also known as Pete Knight — of Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind., November 18, 1929. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; mayor of Palmdale, Calif., 1988-92; member of California state assembly, 1993-96; member of California state senate 17th District, 1997-2004; died in office 2004. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks. Air Force test pilot who holds the speed record for winged aircraft: 4,250 mph flying the Bell X-15. Died, from acute myelogenous leukemia, in City of Hope Hospital, May 7, 2004 (age 74 years, 171 days). Interment at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.
      Knight High School in Palmdale, California, is named for him.


    Green Hills Memorial Park
    27501 South Western Avenue
    Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1948
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles J. Colden (1870-1938) — of Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Peoria County, Ill., August 24, 1870. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Nodaway County, 1901-04; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1929; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1933-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Died in Washington, D.C., April 15, 1938 (age 67 years, 234 days). Original interment at Roosevelt Memorial Park Cemetery, Gardena, Calif.; reinterment in 1965 at Green Hills Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Glenn Malcolm Anderson (1913-1994) — also known as Glenn M. Anderson — of Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Harbor City, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 21, 1913. Democrat. Merchant; mayor of Hawthorne, Calif., 1940-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of California state assembly, 1943-50; chair of Los Angeles County Democratic Party, 1948-50; California Democratic state chair, 1950-52; candidate for California state senate, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1988; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1959-67; U.S. Representative from California, 1969-93 (17th District 1969-73, 35th District 1973-75, 32nd District 1975-93). Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Amvets; Elks; Kiwanis; Redmen; Native Sons of the Golden West; Toastmasters. Died, from complications of Alzheimer's disease, at San Pedro Peninsula Hospital Pavilion, San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 13, 1994 (age 81 years, 295 days). Interment at Green Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of William J. Anderson and Serene W. (Fister) Anderson; married to Patricia Arlene Hawley and Lenore Marie 'Lee' Dutton (1924-2012).
      The Glenn Anderson Freeway Transitway (I-105), in Los Angeles County, California, is named for him.
      Epitaph: "Loved husband, father, grandfather, and public servant."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Delwin Morgan Clawson (1914-1992) — also known as Del M. Clawson — of Compton, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Downey, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Thatcher, Graham County, Ariz., January 11, 1914. Republican. Mayor of Compton, Calif., 1957-63; U.S. Representative from California, 1963-79 (23rd District 1963-75, 33rd District 1975-79). Mormon. Member, Kiwanis. Died in Downey, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 5, 1992 (age 78 years, 115 days). Interment at Green Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Moses Clawson (1887-1945) and Edna (Allen) Clawson (1893-1977); married to Marjorie Louella Anderson (1915-1992).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Vincent Thomas (1907-1980) — also known as Vincent Thomasevich — of San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Miss., April 16, 1907. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1941-78 (68th District 1941-74, 52nd District 1975-78); defeated, 1978; Presidential Elector for California, 1940, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1952. Croatian ancestry. Member, Elks; Redmen. Died in San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 31, 1980 (age 72 years, 290 days). Interment at Green Hills Memorial Park.
      The Vincent Thomas Bridge (opened 1963), a suspension bridge over the harbor from San Pedro to Terminal Island, in Los Angeles, California, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pacific Crest Cemetery
    Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
    Harold A. Bastien Harold A. Bastien (1896-1948) — of Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; postmaster at Manhattan Beach, Calif., 1941-48 (acting, 1941-42). Despondent over ill health, he shot and killed himself, in the garage of his home, in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 8, 1948 (age about 52 years). Interment at Pacific Crest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Los Angeles Times, September 9, 1948


    Savannah Memorial Park (El Monte Cemetery)
    Rosemead, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Asa Ellis (1817-1890) — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Born July 6, 1817. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1867-69, 1871-73, 1877-80. Died August 20, 1890 (age 73 years, 45 days). Interment at Savannah Memorial Park (El Monte Cemetery).
      Andrew Jackson King (1833-1923) — also known as A. J. King — of California. Born February 9, 1833. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1860-61. Died October 14, 1923 (age 90 years, 247 days). Interment at Savannah Memorial Park (El Monte Cemetery).
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson


    Queen of Heaven Cemetery
    2161 South Fullerton Road
    Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Nell Soto (1926-2009) — of Pomona, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in 1926. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 61st District, 1999-2000, 2007-08; member of California state senate 32nd District, 2001-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Hispanic ancestry. Died February 26, 2009 (age about 82 years). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article


    San Fernando Mission Cemetery
    San Fernando, Los Angeles County, California
    Founded 1800
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Arnold (1890-1956) — also known as Gunther Edward Arnold Schneider — of Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 18, 1890. Republican. Actor; appeared in more than 150 movies, most during 1932-56; president, Screen Actors Guild, 1940-42; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1944. German ancestry. Member, Screen Actors Guild. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, in Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 26, 1956 (age 66 years, 68 days). Interment at San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carl Schneider and Elizabeth (Ohse) Schneider; married 1917 to Harriet Marshall (divorced 1927); married 1929 to Olive Emerson (divorced 1948); married 1951 to Cleo McLain.
      Epitaph: "He is not dead - He is just away."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Church of Our Savior Cemetery
    San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878) — also known as Benjamin D. Wilson; "Don Benito" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wilson County, Tenn., December 1, 1811. Mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1851-52; member of California state senate, 1860. Died in San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 11, 1878 (age 66 years, 100 days). Interment at Church of Our Savior Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1844 to Ramona Yorba (died 1849); married to Margaret Hereford; father of Ruth Wilson (who married George Smith Patton (1856-1927)); grandfather of Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1885-1945; general of the U.S. Army during World War II).
      Mount Wilson, in the San Gabriel mountains, Los Angeles County, California, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George Smith Patton (1856-1927) — also known as George S. Patton; Frenchy Patton; George William Patton — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, Va. (now W.Va.), September 30, 1856. Democrat. Los Angeles County District Attorney, 1884-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1892; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1894; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1916. Episcopalian. Scottish ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 10, 1927 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Church of Our Savior Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Smith Patton (1833-1864); married to Ruth Wilson (daughter of Benjamin Davis Wilson (1811-1878)); father of Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1885-1945; general of the U.S. Army during World War II).


    Resurrection Cemetery
    San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry Hoeppel (1881-1976) — also known as John H. Hoeppel — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Tell City, Perry County, Ind., February 10, 1881. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from California 12th District, 1933-37; defeated (Prohibition), 1946. Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; American Legion; United Spanish War Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Convicted in 1936 of conspiring to sell an appointment to West Point; sentenced to prison. Died at Huntington Care Center, Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 21, 1976 (age 95 years, 224 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 11, 1907, to Annie Seitz.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    San Gabriel Cemetery
    San Gabriel, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      John C. Elliott (1919-2001) — Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 30, 1919. Democrat. Governor of American Samoa, 1952. Died in San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 13, 2001 (age 82 years, 73 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John B. Elliott (1878-1967).
      Edgar Willard Hiestand (1888-1970) — also known as Edgar W. Hiestand — of Altadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 3, 1888. Republican. U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1953-63; defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Rotary; John Birch Society. Died, of a kidney infection and pneumonia, at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1970 (age 81 years, 259 days). Cremated; ashes interred at San Gabriel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Mark Reeves Bacon (1852-1941) — also known as Mark R. Bacon — of Michigan. Born in Phillipstown, White County, Ill., February 29, 1852. Republican. U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1917; defeated, 1914. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 20, 1941 (age 89 years, 0 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John B. Elliott (1878-1967) — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan., July 29, 1878. Democrat. Journalist; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1913-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1920, 1924 (alternate), 1932; candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1926. Died in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 21, 1967 (age 89 years, 115 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chauncey Record Elliott and Caroline Melissa (Baker) Elliott; married, November 25, 1911, to Ruth Estelle Sherwin; father of John C. Elliott (1919-2001).
      William May Garland (1866-1948) — also known as William M. Garland — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Westport (now Westport Island), Lincoln County, Maine, March 31, 1866. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1916 (alternate), 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940 (alternate). Died in Monterey, Monterey County, Calif., September 26, 1948 (age 82 years, 179 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery; cenotaph at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
      Relatives: Married to Blanche Hinman (1870-1958); father of John Jewett Garland (1902-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Jewett Garland (1902-1968) — also known as John J. Garland — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 20, 1902. Republican. Realtor; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Phi. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 30, 1968 (age 66 years, 224 days). Interment at San Gabriel Cemetery; cenotaph at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fredonia, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of William May Garland (1866-1948) and Sadie Blanche (Hinman) Garland (1870-1958); married, December 29, 1933, to Helen Chandler.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Eternal Valley Memorial Park
    Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      James Hubert Gilmartin (1933-2003) — also known as James H. Gilmartin; Gil Gilmartin — of California. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 2, 1933. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 25th District, 1992, 1994. Irish ancestry. Died, of a heart attack, in Valencia (now part of Santa Clarita), Los Angeles County, Calif., May 26, 2003 (age 70 years, 24 days). Interment at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.
      Julian Beck (1905-1992) — of San Fernando, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 13, 1905. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of California state assembly 41st District, 1942; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presbyterian. Member, Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Phi Delta Kappa. Died August 18, 1992 (age 87 years, 97 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      William C. Grimes (1857-1931) — of Sterling, Johnson County, Neb.; Kingfisher, Kingfisher County, Okla. Born near New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, November 6, 1857. Republican. Printing business; newspaper editor; grocer; implement dealer; Johnson County Sheriff, 1885-89; chair of Johnson County Republican Party, 1887-89; secretary of Oklahoma Territory, 1901; Governor of Oklahoma Territory, 1901. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 8, 1931 (age 73 years, 153 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of George W. Grimes and Sarah A. Grimes; married, December 24, 1878, to Mary E. Cleaver.


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Jesse Marvin Unruh (1922-1987) — also known as Jesse M. Unruh; Jess Unruh; "Big Daddy" — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Newton, Harvey County, Kan., September 30, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; economist; member of California state assembly, 1955-70; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1962-68; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964, 1968 (speaker); candidate for Governor of California, 1970; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1973; California state treasurer, 1975-87; died in office 1987. Protestant. Member, American Legion. Died, of prostate cancer, in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 4, 1987 (age 64 years, 308 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Peter 'Ike' Unruh (1884-1974) and Nettie Laura (Kessler) Unruh (1886-1965); married, November 2, 1943, to Virginia June Lemon.
      Cross-reference: Leon D. Ralph
      Epitaph: Simple man, great leader, California's best. We love you, we will not forget. "Soar with the eagles Jesse, for that is where you belong."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Jess Unruh: Bill Boyarsky, Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics
      Bess Myerson (1924-2014) — Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., July 16, 1924. Democrat. Miss America, 1945; first and only Jewish woman to win the pageant; musician; television personality; New York City commissioner of consumer affairs, 1969-73, and commissioner of cultural affairs, 1983-87; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1980; accused in 1987 of bribing Justice Hortense Gabel by giving her daughter a city job; meanwhile, the judge reduced child support payments for Carl Andrew Capasso, Myerson's married lover; the scandal was called the "Bess Mess"; she was forced to resign as city consumer affairs commissioner; indicted on federal bribery charges in 1988, along with Capasso and Gabel; tried and found not guilty. Female. Jewish. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 14, 2014 (age 90 years, 151 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Louis Myerson and Bella (Podell) Myerson; married 1946 to Allan Wayne; married 1962 to Arnold Grant.
      Epitaph: "You Will Always Be Our Queen."
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Glenn Ford (1916-2006) — also known as Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford — Born in Quebec City, Quebec, May 1, 1916. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; film and television actor in dozens of roles; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1972. Welsh and English ancestry. Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 30, 2006 (age 90 years, 121 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Newton Ford and Hannah Ford; married, October 23, 1943, to Eleanor Powell (divorced 1959); married, March 27, 1966, to Kathryn Hays (divorced 1969); married, September 10, 1977, to Cynthia Hayward (divorced 1984); married, March 5, 1993, to Jeanne Baus (divorced 1994).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leland Merritt Ford (1893-1965) — also known as Leland M. Ford — of Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Eureka, Eureka County, Nev., March 8, 1893. Republican. Surveyor; rancher; real estate broker; U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1939-43; defeated, 1942. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Kiwanis; Elks; Eagles. Died, of a heart attack, at Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 27, 1965 (age 72 years, 264 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Green Ford and Anna L. (Ficklin) Ford; married 1914 to Elizabeth Beryl Seger.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Glen Haven Memorial Park
    13017 North Lopez Canyon Road
    Sylmar, Los Angeles County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Edward Sebastian (1873-1929) — also known as Charles E. Sebastian — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo., March 30, 1873. Democrat. Police officer; Los Angeles Chief of Police, 1911-15; in 1915, he was accused of molesting several teenage girls in a rooming house next to the police station; indicted by the county grand jury for contributing to the delinquency of a minor; also indicted for criminal contempt of court for attempting to influence grand jurors; won election for mayor while these cases were pending; tried and acquitted on the molestation charge, but found guilty of contempt for interference with the grand jury; mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1915-16; resigned 1916; defeated, 1917. Died April 17, 1929 (age 56 years, 18 days). Interment at Glen Haven Memorial Park.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Perry Lafayette Botkin, Sr. (1907-1973) — also known as Perry Botkin — Born in Richmond, Wayne County, Ind., July 22, 1907. Republican. Musician; songwriter; performed, Republican National Convention, 1956. Died in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 14, 1973 (age 66 years, 84 days). Interment at Glen Haven Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Paul Edward Botkin (1883-1956) and Mary May (Perry) Botkin (1886-1959); married to Virginia Cathryn Ellis (1906-1980).
      See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park
    5600 Lindero Canyon Road
    Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Dean Nesen (1918-2005) — also known as Robert D. Nesen — of California. Born January 22, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Presidential Elector for California, 1968; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1980; U.S. Ambassador to Australia, 1981-85; Nauru, 1981-85. Died November 14, 2005 (age 87 years, 296 days). Interment at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rose Hills Memorial Park
    Whittier, Los Angeles County, California
    Politicians buried here:
      Goodwin Jess Knight (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Nathan Wesley Hale (1860-1941) — also known as Nathan W. Hale — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Gate City, Scott County, Va., February 11, 1860. Republican. Member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1891-93; member of Tennessee state senate, 1893-95; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1905-09; defeated, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1908; member of Republican National Committee from Tennessee, 1908-12. Died in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 16, 1941 (age 81 years, 217 days). Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Teresa Patterson Hughes (1932-2011) — also known as Teresa P. Hughes; Teresa Cecilia Patterson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 3, 1932. Democrat. Member of California state assembly 47th District, 1975-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 2000; member of California state senate 25th District, 1993-2000. Female. African ancestry. Died in Castro Valley, Alameda County, Calif., November 13, 2011 (age 79 years, 41 days). Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, June 17, 1956, to George Vincent Hughes; married, February 14, 1981, to Frank E. Staggers.
      Teresa Hughes Elementary School, in Cudahy, California, is named for her.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leon Douglas Ralph (1932-2007) — also known as Leon D. Ralph — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Richmond, Va., August 20, 1932. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; administrative assistant to California House Speaker Jess Unruh; member of California state assembly, 1967-76; defeated, 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968, 1972; minister. African Methodist Episcopal; later Church of God. African ancestry. Member, Freemasons; NAACP. Died, in Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 6, 2007 (age 74 years, 170 days). Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Ralph and Leanna (Woodard) Ralph; married, September 27, 1951, to Martha Ann Morgan; married to Ruth Banda.


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