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Leon County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Leon County

Index to Locations

  • Harwood Plantation Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Tallahassee Unknown location
  • Tallahassee City Cemetery
  • Tallahassee Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park
  • Tallahassee Negro Cemetery
  • Tallahassee Oakland Cemetery
  • Tallahassee Old City Cemetery
  • Tallahassee Roselawn Cemetery
  • Tallahassee St. John's Episcopal Cemetery


    Harwood Plantation Cemetery
    Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Raymond Reid (1789-1841) — also known as Robert R. Reid — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga.; St. Johns County, Fla. Born in Beaufort County, S.C., September 8, 1789. Democrat. State court judge in Georgia, 1816-19, 1827-32; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1819-23; circuit judge in Georgia, 1823-25; justice of Florida territorial supreme court, 1832-39; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from St. Johns County, 1838-39; Governor of Florida Territory, 1839-41. Unitarian. Died of yellow fever. at Blackwood Plantation (now called Harwood Plantation), Leon County, Fla., July 1, 1841 (age 51 years, 296 days). Interment at Harwood Plantation Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Millard Fillmore Caldwell, Jr. (1897-1984) — also known as Millard F. Caldwell, Jr. — of Milton, Santa Rosa County, Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., February 6, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1933-41; Governor of Florida, 1945-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948, 1956; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1962-69. Protestant. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Newcomen Society; American Legion; American Judicature Society; Alpha Kappa Psi; Blue Key. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., October 23, 1984 (age 87 years, 260 days). Interment at Harwood Plantation Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Millard Fillmore
      Relatives: Son of Millard Fillmore Caldwell and Martha Jane (Clapp) Caldwell; married, February 14, 1925, to Mary Rebecca Harwood.
      The Millard Caldwell state office building (opened 1949), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    Private or family graveyards
    Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. (1930-1998) — also known as Lawton Chiles; "Walkin' Lawton" — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Born in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., April 3, 1930. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1959-67; member of Florida state senate, 1967-71; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1971-89; Governor of Florida, 1991-98; died in office 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996 (delegation chair). Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of a heart condition, in the Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., December 12, 1998 (age 68 years, 253 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.; reinterment at in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Kay Hagan (1953-).
      Lawton Chiles Middle School, in Miami, Florida, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Richard Keith Call (1792-1862) — also known as Richard K. Call — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va., October 24, 1792. Whig. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Florida Territory, 1823; U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Cuba, 1829-30; Governor of Florida Territory, 1836-39, 1841-44; candidate for Governor of Florida, 1845. Episcopalian. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., September 14, 1862 (age 69 years, 325 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Wilkinson Call; great-grandfather of Mary Call Darby (who married Thomas LeRoy Collins (1909-1991)).
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Thomas LeRoy Collins (1909-1991) — also known as LeRoy Collins — of Florida. Born in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 10, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1934-40; member of Florida state senate 8th District, 1940-54; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Governor of Florida, 1955-61; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association. Died of cancer, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 12, 1991 (age 82 years, 2 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Marvin H. Collins and Mattie (Brandon) Collins; married, June 29, 1932, to Mary Call Darby (great-granddaughter of Richard Keith Call (1792-1862)).
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
      The LeRoy Collins state office building (built 1962), in Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Books about Leroy Collins: Tom Wagy, Governor Leroy Collins of Florida : Spokesman of the New South — Martin A. Dyckman, Floridian of His Century: The Courage of Governor LeRoy Collins
      Thomas Lavan Baltzell (1804-1866) — also known as Thomas Baltzell — of Jackson County, Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky., July 11, 1804. Lawyer; member Florida territorial council, 1832; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1838-39; member of Florida territorial senate, 1844-46; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1846-50, 1854-60; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1862-63; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Leon County, 1865. About 1832, he wounded James D. Westcott in a duel. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 14, 1866 (age 61 years, 187 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Married to Harriet Seymour King (1816-1872); father of George Lavan Baltzell (1848-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Sampson Hale Butler (1803-1848) — of South Carolina. Born near Ninety Six, Edgefield District (now Greenwood County), S.C., January 3, 1803. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1836; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1839-42. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 16, 1848 (age 45 years, 73 days). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    City Cemetery
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      James Diament Westcott, Jr. (1802-1880) — also known as James D. Westcott, Jr. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Alexandria, Va., May 10, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary of Florida Territory, 1830-34; member of Florida territorial House of Representatives, 1832; delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Leon County, 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1845-49. About 1832, he was wounded in a duel with Thomas Baltzell. Died in Montreal, Quebec, January 19, 1880 (age 77 years, 254 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James D. Westcott (1828?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park
    700 Timberlane Road
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph A. Boyd, Jr. (1916-2007) — of Hialeah, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Hoschton, Jackson County, Ga., November 16, 1916. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1969-87. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Lions. Died, of heart failure, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., October 26, 2007 (age 90 years, 344 days). Interment at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Ann Stripling.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur E. Teele (1946-2005) — also known as Art Teele — of Florida. Born in Prince George's County, Md., May 14, 1946. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; director, U.S. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, 1981-83; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1992; as Miami city commissioner in 1997-2004, he chaired the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA); an investigation of corruption in the agency, started in 2003, led to charges that he had accepted $135,000 in kickbacks from two construction companies; as a result, he was removed from office in 2004 by Gov. Jeb Bush; in August, 2004, when he and his wife were under surveillance, he drove his car at a police detective in an attempt to run him over, and also threatened to kill police officers who had been following his wife during the investigation; convicted in March 2005 on charges related to this incident; indicted on July 14, 2005, on federal conspiracy and money laundering charges, over a scheme to fraudulently obtain contracts for electrical work at the Miami International Airport through a "minority-owned" shell company; published police reports revealed that he had put his mistress on the CRA payroll, that he regularly bought and used cocaine, and that he frequently made use of a male prostitute. Church of God in Christ. African ancestry. Member, Kappa Alpha Psi; NAACP; Freemasons. Came to the offices of the Miami Herald newspaper, and shot himself in the head with a semiautomatic pistol; he died two hours later in the trauma unit of Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., July 27, 2005 (age 59 years, 74 days). Interment at Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Stephanie Kerr.
      See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Negro Cemetery
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Josiah Thomas Walls (1842-1905) — of Florida. Born in Virginia, 1842. Republican. Member of Florida state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1871-73, 1873-76 (at-large 1871-73, 1873-75, 2nd District 1875-76). African ancestry. Died in 1905 (age about 63 years). Interment at Negro Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oakland Cemetery
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
    Claude Pepper Claude Denson Pepper (1900-1989) — also known as Claude Pepper — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.; Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born near Dudleyville, Chambers County, Ala., September 8, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1929-30; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1936-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964, 1968 (alternate); member, Platform and Resolutions Committee, 1944; speaker, 1944, 1988; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1963-89 (3rd District 1963-67, 11th District 1967-73, 14th District 1973-83, 18th District 1983-89); died in office 1989. Baptist. Member, Moose; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Kiwanis; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Upsilon; Kappa Alpha Order; United World Federalists. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1989 (age 88 years, 264 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Clarence W. Meadows
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Claude Pepper: Tracy E. Danese, Claude Pepper and Ed Ball : Politics, Purpose, and Power — James C. Clark, Red Pepper and Gorgeous George: Claude Pepper's Epic Defeat in the 1950 Democratic Primary
      Image source: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory
      Armstead Brown (1875-1951) — also known as Thomas Armstead Brown — of Lafayette, Chambers County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Talbotton, Talbot County, Ga., June 6, 1875. Lawyer; Chambers County Solicitor, 1898-1902; municipal judge in Alabama, 1911-15; general solicitor, Florida East Coast Railway, and Florida East Coast Hotel Co.; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1925-46; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1925-26. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Kiwanis. Died October 29, 1951 (age 76 years, 145 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Clay 'Harry' Brown (1851-1926) and Susan Agnes 'Susie' (Dowdell) Brown (1851-1880); married, November 21, 1901, to Elizabeth Dowdell (1882-1970; his second cousin); nephew of James Render Dowdell; grandson of James Ferguson Dowdell; grandnephew of William Crawford Dowdell; first cousin once removed of William James Samford; second cousin of William Hodges Samford (1866-1940) and Thomas Drake Samford.
      Political family: Dowdell-Samford family of Auburn, Alabama.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Alva Yon (1882-1971) — also known as Tom A. Yon — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born near Blountstown, Calhoun County, Fla., March 14, 1882. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1927-33. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., February 16, 1971 (age 88 years, 339 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Bonny Kaslo Roberts (1907-1999) — also known as B. K. Roberts — of Florida. Born in Sopchoppy, Wakulla County, Fla., February 5, 1907. Lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1949-76. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., August 4, 1999 (age 92 years, 180 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Roberts (1877-1949) and Florida (Morrison) Roberts (1883-1976); married to Mary Newman (1911-2005).
      The B.K. Roberts Main Classroom Building, at Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, is named for him.
      Epitaph: "Qualis vita, finis eta." / As the quality of life is, so the end will be.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old City Cemetery
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Brown (1785-1867) — of Leon County, Fla. Born in Westmoreland County, Va., October 24, 1785. Whig. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Leon County, 1838-39; Governor of Florida, 1849-53. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., August 24, 1867 (age 81 years, 304 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Fred Henry Davis (1894-1937) — also known as Fred H. Davis — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., May 18, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Leon County Prosecuting Attorney, 1919-20; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1921-27; Speaker of the Florida State House of Representatives, 1927; Florida state attorney general, 1927-31; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1931-37; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1933-35. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Reserve Officers Association; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of Confederate Veterans; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Lions. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., June 20, 1937 (age 43 years, 33 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fred Henry Davis and Annie E. (Pearson) Davis; married, February 3, 1921, to Frances M. Chambers.
      Epitaph: "Lawyer - Statesman - Jurist - Soldier."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Berry Gorman (1837-1918) — also known as Robert B. Gorman — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., October 29, 1837. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1888-89, 1898-1902; postmaster at Tallahassee, Fla., 1893-97. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., April 17, 1918 (age 80 years, 170 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William P. Gorman (1797?-1842); married 1879 to Florence Blake (1861-1956).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Tillinghast Archer (1819-1859) — also known as James T. Archer — of Florida. Born in Gillisonville, Jasper County, S.C., May 15, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1840; secretary of state of Florida, 1845-48. Died, of heart disease, in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., June 1, 1859 (age 40 years, 17 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Archer and Susan Matilda (Tillinghast) Archer; married to Mary Brown.
      The city of Archer, Florida, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lovick Crawford (1816-1902) — also known as John L. Crawford — of Florida. Born in Covington, Newton County, Ga., April 17, 1816. Physician; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1847; member of Florida state senate, 1860; secretary of state of Florida, 1881-1902; died in office 1902. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 24, 1902 (age 85 years, 282 days). Interment at Old City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Crawford and Frances (Harris) Crawford; married to Elizabeth Walker (1829-1901); father of Henry Clay Crawford (1856-1929).
      The community of Crawfordville, Florida, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Roselawn Cemetery
    815 W. Piedmont Dr.
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    Politicians buried here:
      Dorothy W. Glisson (c.1914-2001) — of Florida. Born about 1914. Secretary of state of Florida, 1974-75. Female. Methodist. Member, Altrusa. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., April 10, 2001 (age about 87 years). Interment at Roselawn Cemetery.
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. (1930-1998) — also known as Lawton Chiles; "Walkin' Lawton" — of Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. Born in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., April 3, 1930. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1959-67; member of Florida state senate, 1967-71; U.S. Senator from Florida, 1971-89; Governor of Florida, 1991-98; died in office 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996 (delegation chair). Presbyterian. Member, Alpha Tau Omega. Died, of a heart condition, in the Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., December 12, 1998 (age 68 years, 253 days). Original interment and cenotaph at Roselawn Cemetery; reinterment at a private or family graveyard, Leon County, Fla.
      Relatives: Uncle of Kay Hagan (1953-).
      Lawton Chiles Middle School, in Miami, Florida, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    St. John's Episcopal Cemetery
    Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Waddy Thompson, Jr. (1798-1868) — of South Carolina. Born in Pickens, Pickens County, S.C., January 8, 1798. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1826; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 9th District, 1835-41; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1842-44. Died November 23, 1868 (age 70 years, 320 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Dunnington Bloxham (1835-1911) — also known as William D. Bloxham — of Florida. Born in Bedford County, Va., July 9, 1835. Democrat. Member of Florida state house of representatives, 1860; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1868; secretary of state of Florida, 1877-80; Governor of Florida, 1881-85, 1897-1901; defeated, 1872. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., March 15, 1911 (age 75 years, 249 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 28, 1856, to Mary C. Davis.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Shelby Walker (1815-1891) — also known as David S. Walker — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Logan County, Ky., May 2, 1815. Lawyer; mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1852; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1860-65; Governor of Florida, 1865-68; defeated (American), 1856; circuit judge in Florida, 1878-91. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., July 20, 1891 (age 76 years, 79 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Walker; married to Philoclea Alston (sister of Augustus A. Alston; niece of Willis Alston); father of Courtney Walker (who married Robert Spratt Cockrell (1866-1957)) and David Shelby Walker, Jr..
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Bryan Whitfield (1860-1948) — also known as James B. Whitfield — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Wayne County, N.C., November 8, 1860. Leon County Judge, 1889; Florida state treasurer, 1897-1900; Florida state attorney general, 1903-04; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1904-43; appointed 1904; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1905, 1909. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 20, 1948 (age 87 years, 286 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Allen Whitfield (1832-1906) and Mary Whitfield (Croom) Whitfield (1836-1867); married, November 25, 1886, to Leila Nash; married, June 12, 1901, to Margaret Hayward Randolph (1873-1966); nephew of Nathan Bryan Whitfield (1835-1914); grandson of James Bryan Whitfield; grandnephew of Nathan Bryan Whitfield (1799-1868); great-grandson of Bryan Whitfield; first cousin thrice removed of Needham Bryan and Hardy Bryan; second cousin twice removed of Lovard Bryan; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Hunter Bryan (1782-1839) and Henry Hunter Bryan; fourth cousin once removed of Auburn Bascomb Bryan.
      Political family: Bryan-Whitfield family of North Carolina.
      The J. B. Whitfield Building (built 1913 as the Supreme Court and Railroad Commission Building; later renamed and occupied by the Public Service Commission; demolished in the late 1970s), in the Capital Complex of Tallahassee, Florida, was named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Brockenbrough (1812-1850) — also known as William H. Brockenbrough — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Virginia, February 23, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1837; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1838-40; member of Florida state senate, 1840-44; U.S. Representative from Florida at-large, 1846-47. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 28, 1850 (age 37 years, 339 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of William Brockenbrough; first cousin of John White Brockenbrough (1806-1877).
      Political families: Brockenbrough-Stevenson-Braxton-Tyler family of Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Spratt Cockrell (1866-1957) — also known as Robert S. Cockrell — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Livingston, Sumter County, Ala., January 22, 1866. Lawyer; justice of Florida state supreme court, 1902-17. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., June 23, 1957 (age 91 years, 152 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus William Cockrell (1835-1907) and Susan Pettigrew (Spratt) Cockrell (1842-1871); married, October 28, 1903, to Courtney Walker (1876-1914; daughter of David Shelby Walker); second cousin once removed of Sidney Earl Cockrell (1916-1986; who married Lila Cockrell (1922-2019)).
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Moore Gatlin (1790-1841) — of Edenton, Chowan County, N.C. Born in Edenton, Chowan County, N.C., April 20, 1790. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1823-25. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., February 23, 1841 (age 50 years, 309 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Alfred Moore
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Shelby Walker, Jr. (1846-1889) — also known as David S. Walker, Jr. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Leon County, Fla., October 10, 1846. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., 1875, 1878-79. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., December 6, 1889 (age 43 years, 57 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Shelby Walker; grandson of David Walker (1753?-1820).
      Political family: Walker-Alston family of North Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821-1894) — of Florida. Born in Virginia, 1821. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Florida in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65; state court judge in Florida, 1867. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 10, 1894 (age about 72 years). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Frederick William Baldwin (1885-1934) — also known as Frederick W. Baldwin — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Born in Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn., August 1, 1885. U.S. Vice Consul in Florence, 1920-25; Lausanne, 1925-28; U.S. Consul in Lausanne, 1928-32. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., June 7, 1934 (age 48 years, 310 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Wilberforce Baldwin (1850-1910) and Ruby White (Colburn) Baldwin (1862-1950); brother of Cornelia Thayer Baldwin (who married Arthur Bliss Lane (1894-1956)); married to Margaret Gamble (1891-1979).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Jefferson Appleyard (1850-1931) — also known as T. J. Appleyard — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Richmond, Va., August 19, 1850. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (alternate), 1924. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 4, 1931 (age 80 years, 138 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Elizabeth Kennedy (1856-1916); married 1930 to Katie Amelia Loyd (1872-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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