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Telfair County
Georgia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Telfair County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • McRae McRae City Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Telfair County,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      John Coffee (1782-1836) — of Georgia. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., December 3, 1782. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1833-36; died in office 1836. Died near Jacksonville, Telfair County, Ga., September 25, 1836 (age 53 years, 297 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1921 at McRae City Cemetery, McRae, Ga.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Coffee County, Ga. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    McRae City Cemetery
    McRae, Telfair County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Eugene Talmadge (1884-1946) — of Georgia. Born in Forsyth, Monroe County, Ga., September 23, 1884. Governor of Georgia, 1933-37, 1941-43. Died December 21, 1946 (age 62 years, 89 days). Interment at McRae City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Herman Eugene Talmadge (1913-2002).
      Cross-reference: Tom Linder
      The Talmadge Memorial Bridge (built 1953; rebuilt 1991), over the Savannah River in Savannah, Georgia, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      John Coffee (1782-1836) — of Georgia. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., December 3, 1782. Democrat. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1833-36; died in office 1836. Died near Jacksonville, Telfair County, Ga., September 25, 1836 (age 53 years, 297 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Telfair County, Ga.; reinterment in 1921 at McRae City Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Coffee County, Ga. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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